THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING

VOLUME 29 NUMBER 4

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Patient views of over 75 years health assessments in general practice
To gain an understanding of the value and timeframe of health assessments (HA) from the perspective of the patient.

KEY WORDS: Health assessment, general practice, prevention, patient survey

Margaret Spillman, B.Sc. (Hons) Geography, Research worker, School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University, Rural Health Research Unit, School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. margaret.spillman@jcu.edu.au
Debbie Kimber, RN, BN, Grad Cert Practice Nursing Practice Nurse, Paul Hopkins Medical Clinic, 29 Brisbane St, Mackay, Queensland, Australia. dki57011@bigpond.net.au
Tracy Cheffins, MBBS MPH FRACGP FAFPHM, Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University, Rural Health Research Unit, School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. tracy.cheffins@jcu.edu.au

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Sleep in residential aged care: A review of the literature
Sleep is necessary for good health at all stages of life. This literature review aims to identify evidence-based strategies to improve sleep in residential care, and offer recommendations for further research.

KEY WORDS: Nursing home, insomnia, sleeping pills, napping, sleeping disorder, sleeping disturbance

Ms. Leslie Dowson, BSc (Hons), MBioethics Corresponding Research Officer, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), NARI, PO Box 2127, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia. l.dowson@nari.unimelb.edu.au
Ms. Kirsten Moore, BA (Hons), Research Fellow, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), NARI, PO Box 2127, Royal Melbourne Hospital Victoria, Australia. k.moore@nari.unimelb.edu.au
Dr. Jean Tinney, BA, Dip Ed, Dip TEFLA, MAppl Ling, PhD, Research Fellow, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), University of Melbourne, NARI, PO Box 2127, Royal Melbourne Hospital Victoria, Australia. j.tinney@nari.unimelb.edu.au
Ms. Kay Ledgerwood, BSc (Hons) Anatomy, PGCE (Science), Research Officer, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), NARI, PO Box 2127, Royal Melbourne Hospital Victoria, Australia. k.ledgerwood@nari.unimelb.edu.au
Dr. Briony Dow, BSW, MA, PhD, Director Preventive and Public Health Division, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), University of Melbourne, NARI, PO Box 2127, Royal Melbourne Hospital Victoria, Australia. b.dow@nari.unimelb.edu.au

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Job satisfaction of Australian nurses and midwives: A descriptive research study
To assess factors linked with job satisfaction of Australian nurses and midwives.

KEY WORDS: nurses, midwives, stress, job satisfaction, quantitative.

Dr Virginia Skinner, RN CM BHSc, MNH, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Acting Program Convenor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia. Virginia.Skinner@newcastle.edu.au
Adjunct Professor Jeanne Madison, School of Health, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia. jmadison@une.edu.au
Dr Judy Harris Humphries, PhD, ND, GradDip Adult Ed&Training, Lecturer, School of Health, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia. judy.harris@une.edu.au

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Causes, reporting, and prevention of medication errors from a pediatric nurse perspective
The aim of this study was to determine the perspective of pediatric nurses regarding the causes, reporting, and prevention of medication errors.

KEY WORDS: Medication errors, child, pediatric nursing, reporting

Ebru Kilicarslan Toruner, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Gazi University Health Sciences Faculty, Nursing Department 06500 Ankara, Turkey. ebrutoruner@gazi.edu.tr , ebrudan@yahoo.com
Gulzade Uysal, MSN, RN, Research Assistant, Baskent University Health Sciences Faculty, Nursing Department 06810 Ankara, Turkey.

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Places for nurse practitioners to flourish: Examining third sector primary care
This paper examines and provides an example of the practice environments most likely to nurture nurse practitioner care delivery models and more fully realise the goals of the government’s Primary Health Care Strategy.

KEY WORDS: Nurse practitioner, primary care, third sector, non-profit

Jill Wilkinson, RN, PGCert TT, PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Services, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand. j.wilkinson@massey.ac.nz

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