Affiliation: La Trobe University
- Clinical Research 6: Writing and researchRuth Endacott
La Trobe University The Alfred Hospital Clinical School of Nursing, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:258-61. 2005....
- Clinical research 4: qualitative data collection and analysisRuth Endacott
LaTrobe University The Alfred Hospital Clinical School of Nursing, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:123-7. 2005..2. It is common practice for quantitative studies to refer to study 'subjects' and qualitative studies to refer to study 'participants'. For ease of reading, the latter term will be used throughout this series...
- Clinical research 2: legal and ethical issues in researchR Endacott
La Trobe University, PO Box 199, Bendigo, Vic. 3552, Australia
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:313-5. 2004
- Clinical research 1: research questions and designR Endacott
La Trobe University, PO Box 199, Bendigo, Vic. 3552, Australia
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:232-5. 2004
- Developing new services for eating disorders: an evaluation studyRuth Endacott
Clinical Nursing, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Vic, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 14:57-62. 2006..This paper aims to evaluate the structures and processes of eating disorders services in two regional cities in Australia...
- Impact and management of dual relationships in metropolitan, regional and rural mental health practiceRuth Endacott
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Bendigo Health Care Group, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:987-94. 2006..To explore the extent and impact of professional boundary crossings in metropolitan, regional and rural mental health practice in Victoria and identify strategies mental health clinicians use to manage dual relationships...
- Managing patients at risk of deterioration in rural hospitals: a qualitative studyRuth Endacott
School of Health and Environment, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 14:275-9. 2006..This paper examines strategies used by nurses to manage patients at risk of deterioration in smaller rural hospitals in Victoria, Australia...
- Recognition and communication of patient deterioration in a regional hospital: a multi-methods studyRuth Endacott
La Trobe University, PO Box 199, Bendigo, VIC 3552, Australia
Aust Crit Care 20:100-5. 2007..In this study we aimed to identify the cues that ward nurses and doctors use to identify patient deterioration and, secondly, examine the assessment and communication of deterioration in patients on acute wards of a regional hospital...
- The nursing role in ICU outreach: an international exploratory studyRuth Endacott
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
Nurs Crit Care 11:94-102. 2006..In both countries, the roles would benefit from systematic evaluation of the impact on outcomes. This is particularly important for longer-term integration of the role in the health services in both countries...
- An ethnographic study of three mental health triage programsMargaret Grigg
Centre for Rural Mental Health, Bendigo Health Care Group, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 13:145-51. 2004..Insider participant observation brings many challenges but also, in this study, enabled the researcher to uncover some roles and processes underpinning triage decisions in mental health services...
- Clinical research 5: quantitative data collection and analysisMari Botti
Epworth Hospital Deakin University Clinical Nursing Research Centre, The Epworth Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:187-93. 2005..2. It is common practice for quantitative studies to refer to study 'subjects' and qualitative studies to refer to study 'participants'. For ease of reading, the latter term will be used throughout this series..
- Emotional toil: psychosocial care in rural settings for patients with cancerAmanda Kenny
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
J Adv Nurs 60:663-72. 2007..This paper is a report of a study to identify experienced rural nurses' perceptions of key issues related to the provision of effective psychosocial care for people with cancer in rural settings...
- Consumer advocate and clinician perceptions of consumer participation in two rural mental health servicesSusan Kidd
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:214-22. 2007....
- Characteristics of patients who did not wait for treatment in the emergency department: a follow up surveyGeraldine Lee
La Trobe University The Alfred Clinical School, The Alfred, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne 3181, Australia
Accid Emerg Nurs 14:56-62. 2006..However, the need for communication with patients in the waiting room should not be under-played...
- Ethical and existential challenges associated with a cancer diagnosisJan Pascal
School of Social Work and Social Policy, La Trobe University, PO Box 199, Bendigo 3552, Victoria, Australia
J Med Ethics 36:279-83. 2010..The patient's perspective can take a different route, focusing on ethical and existential questions about the value and purpose of life, culminating in the question: how do I lead my life after diagnosis?..
- Ambiguous and arbitrary: the role of telephone interactions in rural health service deliveryKaye Knight
Division of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University Bendigo Campus, PO Box 199, Bendigo, VIC 3552, Australia
Aust J Prim Health 16:126-31. 2010..As a dimension of health care that is poorly understood, the need for further conceptualisation, research and policy development in this area is highlighted...
- The reality of clinical learning in critical care settings: a practitioner:student gap?Ruth Endacott
Clinical Nursing, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 12:778-85. 2003..The authors discuss the impact this has on supernumerary status, perceptions of learning and opportunities to undertake placements...
- Through the eyes of the expert witnessRuth Endacott
Institute of Health Studies, University of Plymouth, UK
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:73-8. 2002..The purpose of this brief paper is to share experiences of undertaking the role of 'expert witness' in the UK and to highlight some of the pitfalls and the wider context in which such a role is undertaken...
- Factors influencing triage decisions in mental health servicesMargaret Grigg
Department of Human Services, 50 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Aust Health Rev 31:239-45. 2007..While demand factors such as patient characteristics influenced the triage decision, supply factors also played an important role...
- Guideline implementation fails to improve thrombolytic administrationLeigh Kinsman
School of Rural Health, Monash University, P O Box 666, Bendigo, VIC 3552, Australia
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:27-33. 2007..The effect of evidence-based clinical guidelines on clinical practice is heavily influenced by strategies used to develop, disseminate and implement those guidelines...
- Clinical research 3: sample selectionRuth Endacott
LaTrobe University/The Alfred Hospital Clinical School of Nursing, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:51-5. 2005
- Dual relationships in mental health practice: issues for clinicians in rural settingsJoseph Scopelliti
Centre for Rural Mental Health, School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:953-9. 2004..Responsibility for identifying and implementing ways of appropriately managing such relationships should be shared by the patient, the clinician, mental health services and professional organizations...
- Nursing and medical staff knowledge regarding the monitoring and management of accidental or exposure hypothermia in adult major trauma patientsSharyn Ireland
Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred, Bayside Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 12:308-18. 2006..Opportunities for ongoing and further research were identified...
- Managing the deteriorating patient in a simulated environment: nursing students' knowledge, skill and situation awarenessSimon Cooper
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Churchill, Vic, Australia
J Clin Nurs 19:2309-18. 2010..To examine, in a simulated environment, the ability of final-year nursing students to assess, identify and respond to patients either deteriorating or at risk of deterioration...
- Models of portfoliosChristine Webb
Uniververisty of Plymouth, Institute of Health Studies, Exeter, UK
Med Educ 36:897-8. 2002
- Portfolios and assessment of competence: a review of the literatureMirjam McMullan
University of Plymouth, Institute of Health Studies, Plymouth, UK
J Adv Nurs 41:283-94. 2003..Issues of rigour in assessment of portfolios need to be addressed, but the assessor's professional judgement will inevitably enter into this assessment...
- Caring for relatives in intensive care--an exemplar of advanced practiceRuth Endacott
Nurs Crit Care 12:4-5. 2007
- The practice competency gap: challenges that impede the introduction of national core competenciesJulie Scholes
Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research, University of Brighton, Village Way, Falmer Brighton
Nurs Crit Care 8:68-77. 2003..Other aspects of the study data are reported elsewhere (Scholes and Endacott, 2002)...
- Clinical research 3: Sample selectionRuth Endacott
University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health and Social Work, Earl Richards Road North, Exeter EX2 6AS, United Kingdom
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:234-8. 2007....
- Evaluating portfolio assessment systems: what are the appropriate criteria?Christine Webb
Institute of Health Studies, University of Plymouth, 44 Chandlers Walk, Exeter EX2 6AS, UK
Nurse Educ Today 23:600-9. 2003..The purpose of this paper is to discuss how portfolio assessment processes should be evaluated...
- Barriers in providing psychosocial support for patients with cancerMari Botti
Centre for Clinical Nursing Research, Epworth Deakin Nursing Research Centre, Richmond Vic 3121, Australia
Cancer Nurs 29:309-16. 2006....
- Self-reported infection control practices and perceptions of HIV/AIDS risk amongst emergency department nurses in BotswanaMothusi Chelenyane
Thebephatshwa Air Base Hospital, P.O. Box 8, Thebephatshwa, Botswana
Accid Emerg Nurs 14:148-54. 2006..This would enable exploration of nurses' actions regarding compliance with universal precautions...
- Clinical research 6: writing and researchRuth Endacott
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Earl Richards Road North, Exeter, UK
Int Emerg Nurs 16:211-4. 2008....
- Making portfolios work in practiceJulie Scholes
Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
J Adv Nurs 46:595-603. 2004....
- Interprofessional educationAnnie Jenkin
Institute of Health Studies, University of Plymouth
Emerg Nurse 9:14-6. 2002