Published: 01-08-2007

EDITORIALS

From the Editor Jackie Jones 

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

Development and validation of a vein assessment tool (VAT) 
Joan Webster, Helen-Louise Morris, Kathernine Robinson, Ursula Sanderson

The development of a tool to assess levels of stress and burnout 
Virginia Skinner, Kingsley Agho, Trish Lee-White, Judy Harris

I don’t want to hate him forever: understanding daughter’s experiences of father absence
Leah East, Debra Jackson, Louise O’Brien

Women’s perspectives of pain following day surgery in Australia 
Mridula Bandyopadhyay, Milica Markovic, Lenore Manderson

A comparative study of patient perceived quality of life pre and post coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Alicia Ballan, Geraldine Lee

Patient advocacy and advance care planning in the acute hospital setting 
Marion Seal

Nurses’ attitudes toward elderly people and knowledge of gerontic care in a multi-purpose health service (MPHS)
Prue Mellor, Daniel Chew, Jennene Greenhille

 

SCHOLARLY PAPER

The impact of hospital structure and restructuring on the nursing workforce 
Christine Duffield, Mark Kearin, Judy Johnston, Joanna Leonard

The importance of language for nursing: does it convey commonality of meaning and is it important to do so?
Sonia Allen, Ysanne Chapman, Karen Francis, Margaret O’Connor

Respiratory assessment skills for surgical ward nurses: does using a stethoscope make a difference?
Beverly Duff, Glenn Gardiner, Margaret Barnes

Editorial

RECOGNISING AND CELEBRATING NURSING AND NURSES

Dr Jackie Jones RN PhD
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Research Papers

DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A VEIN ASSESSMENT TOOL (VAT)

Associate Professor Joan Webster, RN, BA, Helen-Louise Morris RN, BN, Katharine Robinson RN,, Ursula Sanderson, RN, BA, Grad Dip Ed, Grad Dip (Cancer) Nursing, M Nurs Studies,
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF A TOOL TO ASSESS LEVELS OF STRESS AND BURNOUT

Virginia Skinner, RN, RM, BHsc, MNH,, Kingsley Agho PhD, Msc,, Trish Lee-White, RN, RM, BSoc Sci,, Dr Judy Harris PhD
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‘I DON’T WANT TO HATE HIM FOREVER’: UNDERSTANDING DAUGHTER’S EXPERIENCES OF FATHER ABSENCE

Leah East, RN, BN(Hons), Debra Jackson RN, PhD, Louise O’Brien RN, PhD
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WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVES OF PAIN FOLLOWING DAY SURGERY IN AUSTRALIA

Mridula Bandyopadhyay, BS, MSc, CPS, MPhil, PhD, Dr Milica Markovic, BSoc, MSoc, PhD, Lenore Manderson, BA(AsStud), PhD, FASSA
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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PATIENT PERCEIVED QUALITY OF LIFE PRE AND POST CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY

Alicia Ballan, BN (Hons),, Geraldine Lee, BSc, RGN, PGDE
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NURSES’ ATTITUDES TOWARD ELDERLY PEOPLE AND KNOWLEDGE OF GERONTIC CARE IN A MULT-PURPOSE HEALTH SERVICE (MPHS)

Prue Mellor, RN, MN, Daniel Chew, RN, Dip Ed, Grad Cert (Diabetes Education), B Ed, M Ed, PhD, Jennene Greenhill, RN, RPN, BA, MSPD, PhD
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THE IMPACT OF HOSPITAL STRUCTURE AND RESTRUCTURING ON THE NURSING WORKFORCE

Professor Christine Duffield, RN, PhD, Mark Kearin RN, MHSM, Associate Professor Judy Johnston PhD, Ms Joanna Leonard, BA (Comm)
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Scholarly Papers

THE IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE FOR NURSING: DOES IT CONVEY COMMONALITY OF MEANING AND IS IT IMPORTANT TO DO SO

Sonia Allen, RN, RM, Grad Dip Hlth Sc (Community), BHSM, MACS, Associate Professor Ysanne Chapman , RN, PhD, MSc(Hons), B Ed (Nsg), GDE, DRM, MRCNA, Professor Margaret O’Connor, RN, DN, MN, B Theol, FRCNA, Professor Karen Francis, PhD, MEd, M Hlth Sc PHC, Grad Dip Uni Teach/Learn, BHlthSc(Nsg), Dip Hlth Sc, RN
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THE IMPACT OF SURGICAL WARD NURSES PRACTISING RESPIRATORY ASSESSMENT ON POSITIVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

Beverley Duff, RN, EM, BN, MHM, Professor Glenn Gardiner, RN, PhD, Dr Margaret Barnes, RN, Midwife, BEd (Nurs), MA (Socio), PhD
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