H E Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fever management: paediatric nurses' knowledge, attitudes and influencing factors
    Anne M Walsh
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 49:453-64. 2005
  2. pmc Health service pathways for patients with chronic leg ulcers: identifying effective pathways for facilitation of evidence based wound care
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Nursing, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:86. 2013
  3. pmc 'Online' geriatric assessment procedure for older adults referred for geriatric assessment during an acute care episode for consideration of reliability of triage decisions
    Len Gray
    Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:10. 2012
  4. pmc A randomised controlled trial to prevent hospital readmissions and loss of functional ability in high risk older adults: a study protocol
    Mary D Courtney
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:202. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Development of a virtual learning environment to enhance undergraduate nursing students' effectiveness and interest in working with older people
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, N Block, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, The Prince Charles Hospital, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 28:672-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Promoting evidence-based childhood fever management through a peer education programme based on the theory of planned behaviour
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1966-79. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving paediatric nurses' knowledge and attitudes in childhood fever management
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 57:257-69. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Compression therapy--getting it right
    Helen Edwards
    nstitute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
    Aust Nurs J 13:39. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous leg ulcers: effect of a community nursing intervention on pain and healing
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Nurs Stand 19:47-54. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Treating skin tears in nursing home residents: a pilot study comparing four types of dressings
    H Edwards
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 4:25-32. 1998

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Fever management: paediatric nurses' knowledge, attitudes and influencing factors
    Anne M Walsh
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 49:453-64. 2005
    ..This paper describes Australian paediatric nurses' knowledge of and attitudes toward fever and its management and the predictors of their intentions to administer paracetamol to a febrile child...
  2. pmc Health service pathways for patients with chronic leg ulcers: identifying effective pathways for facilitation of evidence based wound care
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Nursing, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:86. 2013
    ..g. multiple care providers, costs of care and treatments. This study aimed to identify effective health service pathways of care which facilitated evidence-based management of chronic leg ulcers...
  3. pmc 'Online' geriatric assessment procedure for older adults referred for geriatric assessment during an acute care episode for consideration of reliability of triage decisions
    Len Gray
    Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:10. 2012
    ..It will also explore the accuracy of the procedure in identifying common geriatric syndromes, and its cost relative to conventional "live" consultations...
  4. pmc A randomised controlled trial to prevent hospital readmissions and loss of functional ability in high risk older adults: a study protocol
    Mary D Courtney
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:202. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Development of a virtual learning environment to enhance undergraduate nursing students' effectiveness and interest in working with older people
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, N Block, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, The Prince Charles Hospital, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 28:672-9. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Promoting evidence-based childhood fever management through a peer education programme based on the theory of planned behaviour
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1966-79. 2007
    ..This study examined effectiveness of a theoretically based education programme in reducing inappropriate antipyretic use in fever management...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving paediatric nurses' knowledge and attitudes in childhood fever management
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 57:257-69. 2007
    ..This paper reports an evaluation of the effectiveness of a peer education programme in developing paediatric nurses' evidence-based knowledge and attitudes towards fever management and the sustainability of these changes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Compression therapy--getting it right
    Helen Edwards
    nstitute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
    Aust Nurs J 13:39. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous leg ulcers: effect of a community nursing intervention on pain and healing
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Nurs Stand 19:47-54. 2005
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of a new community nursing model of care for clients with chronic leg ulcers in terms of levels of pain and ulcer healing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treating skin tears in nursing home residents: a pilot study comparing four types of dressings
    H Edwards
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 4:25-32. 1998
    ..The pilot study also highlights the need for further research into skin tear management and the need for ongoing education for nurses regarding skin integrity risk assessment and product information...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of clinical placement location on nursing students' competence and preparedness for practice
    Helen Edwards
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 24:248-55. 2004
    ..Strategies to increase students' perceptions of competence and confidence to undertake a rural placement are likely to increase students' selection to 'go rural'...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving pain management by nurses: A pilot Peer Intervention Program
    H E Edwards
    Centre for Nursing Research, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 3:35-45. 2001
    ..The most positive aspects of the program were supportive interactive discussions with peers and an awareness and understanding of beliefs and attitudes and their roles in behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fever management audit: Australian nurses' antipyretic usage
    Helen E Edwards
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Nurs 29:31-7. 2003
    ..This study revealed a need to further investigate the knowledge, attitudes, and decision-making criteria of nurses toward fever management...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fever management practises: what pediatric nurses say
    H E Edwards
    School of Nursing, Department of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 3:119-30. 2001
    ..At night, nurses were reluctant to wake a sleeping febrile child, preferring to observe them instead. Recommendations to promote consistent fever management practises are included...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determinants of nurses' intention to administer opioids for pain relief
    H E Edwards
    School of Nursing, Department of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 3:149-59. 2001
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Paediatric fever management: continuing education for clinical nurses
    Anne M Walsh
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove 4059, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 26:71-7. 2006
    ..This study examined the influence of level of practice, additional paediatric education and length of paediatric and current experience on nurses' knowledge of and beliefs about fever and fever management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluating student learning: an Australian case study
    H E Edwards
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 3:197-203. 2001
    ..Second, examples of current evaluation methods for undergraduate clinical and theoretical units are described. Reflections about past successes and future challenges conclude the paper...
  18. ncbi request reprint Barriers to effective cancer pain management: a survey of hospitalized cancer patients in Australia
    Patsy M Yates
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:393-405. 2002
    ..Suggestions are made for developing patient education programs and further research using concepts drawn from broader social and behavioral models...