Karen Leigh Edward
Affiliation: Australian Catholic University
- Nursing care of clients treated with atypical antipsychotics who have a risk of developing metabolic instability and/or type 2 diabetesKaren Leigh Edward
Centre for Nursing Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:46-53. 2010..The importance of such a discussion is to provide both the novice and the experienced nurse with additional knowledge of this current health issue with which to inform their nursing practice...
- Mental illness and substance use: an Australian perspectiveIan Munro
School of Nursing, Deakin University, Melbourne Campus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:255-60. 2008..Improved education to enhance the assessment and diagnosis of this client group is also considered essential for clinicians in both mental health and alcohol and drugs services...
- The burden of care of gay male carers caring for men living with HIV/AIDSIan Munro
Facility of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science School of Nursing Peninsula Campus, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Am J Mens Health 4:287-96. 2010..This Australian 2002 research investigated the caregiver burden of HIV/AIDS on the gay male carers of gay men with the disease...
- A theoretical discussion about the clinical value of phenomenology for nursesKaren Leigh Edward
Australian and New Zealand College of Nurses and Mental Health Interuniversity Research Group, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Holist Nurs Pract 20:235-8. 2006..Nursing is based on the understanding of patients' personal experiences and their responses to their illness. Phenomenological methodology utilizes the patient's own language to reflect meanings embedded in their health experience...
- Evidence-based mental health nursing in Australia: our history and our futurePhilip Warelow
Deakin University, Geelong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:57-61. 2007..This blending of past knowledge with contemporary inquiry can offer depth in mental health nursing practices by forming a context for practice for the beginning nurse practitioner...
- The lived experience of gay men caring for others with HIV/AIDS: resilient coping skillsIan Munro
School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 14:122-8. 2008..The research also gives rise to recommendations for practice and educational contexts in terms of the support and care considerations for persons living with HIV/AIDS and their carers...
- Caring as a resilient practice in mental health nursingPhilip Warelow
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:132-5. 2007..This has implications for improved consumer outcomes through role-modelling and educational processes, but also may hold implications in supporting a strong workforce in mental health...
- Nursing considerations for dual diagnosis in mental healthKaren Leigh Edward
Australian Catholic University, Centre for Nursing Research, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 15:74-9. 2009..This requires mental health nurses to have skills in substance use detection and knowledge of potential care implications for the client in the context of their substance use...
- Burnout in the caring nurse: learning resilient behavioursKaren Leigh Edward
Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
Br J Nurs 16:240-2. 2007..The authors believe that this process can be achieved through existing hospital professional development processes, for example supervision, reflective practice, in-service education and other forms of professional development...
- Service integration for the dually diagnosedKaren Leigh Edward
Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy MDC, VIC 3065, Australia
Aust J Prim Health 18:17-22. 2012..These case studies reflect how cooperation and cross-referral between services, as well as effective management of dual diagnosis clients by suitably qualified staff can produce benefits to clients who use the service...
- Recovering from an acute cardiac event--the relationship between depression and life satisfactionKaren N Page
Centre for Nursing Research, Australian Catholic University, St Vincent s Public Hospital, Fitzroy, Vic, Australia
J Clin Nurs 19:736-43. 2010..This study sought to measure the rates and trajectory of depression over six months following admission for an acute cardiac event and describe the relationship between depression and life satisfaction...
- The phenomenon of resilience as described by adults who have experienced mental illnessKaren Leigh Edward
Centre for Nursing Research, Australian Catholic University, St Vincent s Public Hospital, Victoria, Australia
J Adv Nurs 65:587-95. 2009..This paper is a report of a study to explore the phenomenon of resilience in the lives of adult patients of mental health services who have experienced mental illness...