Published: 01-08-2009

Guest Editorial

Health and the Global Financial Crisis 
Gerardine (Ged) Kearney

RESEARCH PAPERS

Living the experience of breast cancer treatment: the younger women's perspective
Elisabeth Coyne, Sally Borbasi

Verbal, physical and sexual abuse among children working on the street
Sevilay Senol Celik, Media Subasi Baybuga

Staff perspectives of a cardiac short stay unit 
Seshasayee Narasimhan, Katrina McKay

Spirituality and spiritual engagement as perceived by palliative care clients and caregivers
Joy Penman, May Oliver, Ann Harrington

Predictors of nurses' commitment to health care organisations 
Mahmoud Al-Hussami

The relationship between clinical outcomes and quality of life for residents of aged care facilities
Mary Courtney, Maria O'Reilly, Helen Edwards, Stacey Hassall

Basic life support knowledge of undergraduate nursing and chiropractic students
Patricia Josipovic, Michael Webb, Ian McGrath

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

Nurse practitioners in drug and alcohol: where are they? 
Stephen Ling

E-portfolios: developing nurse practitioner competence and capability
Debra Anderson, Glenn Gardner, Jo Ramsbotham, Megan Tones

Couples perception regarding how lifestyle might affect fertility: results of a pilot study
Gillian Homan, Robert J Norman

Comparison of the predictive validity among pressure ulcer risk assessment scales for surgical ICU patients
Eun-Kyung Kim, Sun-Mi Lee, Eunpyo Lee, Mi-Ran Eom

Editorial

Health and the Global Financial Crisis

Gerardine (Ged) Kearney
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Research Papers

Living the experience of breast cancer treatment: The younger women‘s perspective

Elisabeth Coyne RN, RM, BN, M Nursing (Hons with Distinction) , Sally Borbasi RN, PhD
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Verbal, physical and sexual abuse among children working on the street

Sevilay Senol Celik PhD, RN , Media Subasi Baybuga PhD, RN
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Staff perspectives of a cardiology short stay unit

Seshasayee Narasimhan MRCP (UK) , Katrina McKay RN , John Attia PhD, FRCP (C), FRACP
Abstract 17 | view PDF Downloads 1

Spirituality and spiritual engagement as perceived by palliative care clients and caregivers

Ms Joy Penman MN, MSc (Pharm), RN, PhD candidate , Associate Professor Mary Oliver RN, PhD , Dr Ann Harrington RN, PhD
Abstract 17 | view PDF Downloads 2

Predictors of nurses’ commitment to health care organisations

Mahmoud Al‑Hussami RN, DHSc, Ph.D,
Abstract 17 | view PDF Downloads 1

The relationship between clinical outcomes and quality of life for residents of aged care facilities

Professor Mary Courtney PhD, RN , Maria O’Reilly MOccThy , Professor Helen Edwards PhD, RN , Stacey Hassall MOrgPsych
Abstract 16 | view PDF Downloads 1

Basic life support knowledge of undergraduate nursing and chiropractic students

Patricia Josipovic RN, BN, MN , Michael Webb B.App.Sc (Comp. Med‑Chiropractic) , Ian McGrath RN, B.AppSc, MN
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Scholarly Papers

Nurse practitioners in drug and alcohol: where are they?

Stephen Ling, RN, NP, MRCNA
Abstract 16 | view PDF Downloads 1

E-portfolios: developing nurse practitioner competence and capability

Debra Anderson RN, BA, GDNS (Ed), MNS, PhD , Glenn Gardner RN, PhD, FRCNA , Jo Ramsbotham RN, EM, Grad Cert (Adult Learning) MNS (Paediatric /Child Health) , Megan Tones BPsych (Honours)
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Couples perception regarding how lifestyle might affect fertility: results of a pilot study

Gillian Homan MN, BN Bed, RN, RM , Professor Robert J Norman MD, FRANZCOG, FRCPA, CREI
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Comparison of the predictive validity among pressure ulcer risk assessment scales for surgical ICU patients

Eun‑Kyung Kim PhD, RN , Sun‑Mi Lee MSN, RN , Eunpyo Lee PhD , Mi‑Ran Eom PhD, RN
Abstract 14 | view PDF Downloads 2