Andrea Driscoll

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint New cardiac models of care reduce patient access to specialist nurses: A Victorian cross-sectional pilot study
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Aust Crit Care 27:17-27. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Reducing risk in coronary artery disease. Are Australian patients in general practice achieving targets? The Coronary Artery Disease in general practice study (CADENCE)
    A Driscoll
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 43:526-31. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Complexity of management and health outcomes in a prospective cohort study of 573 heart failure patients in Australia: does more equal less?
    Andrea Driscoll
    Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University and Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 22:1629-38. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Changes in health service delivery for cardiac patients: implications for workforce planning and patient outcomes
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 26:55-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Development of an evidence-based scoring system (HF-IS) to assess the quality of heart failure programmes for patients postdischarge from hospital
    Andrea Driscoll
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 20:3011-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Ethical dilemmas of a large national multi-centre study in Australia: time for some consistency
    Andrea Driscoll
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:2212-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of the National Benchmarking and Evidence-based National Clinical Guidelines for Chronic Heart Failure Management Programs Study
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:276-82. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Telephone support to rural and remote patients with heart failure: the Chronic Heart Failure Assessment by Telephone (CHAT) study
    Henry Krum
    Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:230-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Measuring self-care in chronic heart failure: a review of the psychometric properties of clinical instruments
    Jan Cameron
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:E10-22. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Nurse-led titration of β-adrenoreceptor blocking agents in chronic heart failure patients in the community
    Andrea Driscoll
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Card Fail 17:224-30. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint New cardiac models of care reduce patient access to specialist nurses: A Victorian cross-sectional pilot study
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Aust Crit Care 27:17-27. 2014
    ..Together, these changing care patterns have led to an emergence of new models of care delivery that differ from traditional coronary care units (CCU). The effect of these new models on workforce and resources in this area is unknown...
  2. doi request reprint Reducing risk in coronary artery disease. Are Australian patients in general practice achieving targets? The Coronary Artery Disease in general practice study (CADENCE)
    A Driscoll
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 43:526-31. 2013
    ..The benefits of secondary preventive measures for stable coronary artery disease are well established and risk factor treatment targets are defined...
  3. doi request reprint Complexity of management and health outcomes in a prospective cohort study of 573 heart failure patients in Australia: does more equal less?
    Andrea Driscoll
    Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University and Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 22:1629-38. 2013
    ..To compare the efficacy of chronic heart failure management programmes (CHF-MPs) according to a scoring algorithm used to quantify the level of applied interventions-the Heart Failure Intervention Score (HF-IS)...
  4. doi request reprint Changes in health service delivery for cardiac patients: implications for workforce planning and patient outcomes
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 26:55-7. 2013
    ..Critical care trained cardiac nurses are frequently caring for lower acuity patients resulting in a deskilling of this experienced workforce...
  5. doi request reprint Development of an evidence-based scoring system (HF-IS) to assess the quality of heart failure programmes for patients postdischarge from hospital
    Andrea Driscoll
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 20:3011-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a potential scoring algorithm for interventions in a chronic heart failure management programme--the Heart Failure Intervention Score--to facilitate quality improvement and programme auditing...
  6. doi request reprint Ethical dilemmas of a large national multi-centre study in Australia: time for some consistency
    Andrea Driscoll
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:2212-20. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of the National Benchmarking and Evidence-based National Clinical Guidelines for Chronic Heart Failure Management Programs Study
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:276-82. 2006
    ..Its primary objective is to use these data to develop national benchmarks and evidence-based clinical guidelines and optimize their cost-effective application by reducing quality and outcome variability...
  8. doi request reprint Telephone support to rural and remote patients with heart failure: the Chronic Heart Failure Assessment by Telephone (CHAT) study
    Henry Krum
    Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:230-7. 2013
    ..Telephone support comprised an interactive telecommunication software tool (TeleWatch) with follow-up by trained cardiac nurses...
  9. doi request reprint Measuring self-care in chronic heart failure: a review of the psychometric properties of clinical instruments
    Jan Cameron
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:E10-22. 2009
    ..Both researchers and health professionals need to utilize instruments that are reliable and valid at measuring this outcome to advance our understanding as to the efficacy of clinical practice directed toward improving self-care...
  10. doi request reprint Nurse-led titration of β-adrenoreceptor blocking agents in chronic heart failure patients in the community
    Andrea Driscoll
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Card Fail 17:224-30. 2011
    ..Despite the evidence that beta-adrenoreceptor blocking agents (BBs) improve patient outcomes, they are often used in inappropriately low doses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Management of heart failure
    Henry Krum
    Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:334-9. 2013
    ..Most patients will receive both, as the indications overlap. Multidisciplinary approaches, including involvement of the patient's general practitioner, are strongly recommended. ..
  12. doi request reprint Tailoring consumer resources to enhance self-care in chronic heart failure
    Andrea Driscoll
    Dept of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 22:133-40. 2009
    ..Patients who can effectively self-manage their symptoms through lifestyle modification and adherence to complex medication regimens will experience less hospitalisations and other adverse events...
  13. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of heart failure management programs in Australia
    Andrea Driscoll
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:75-82. 2006
    ..However, variability between the programs exists which could translate into variable health outcomes...