Kathryn Zeitz

Summary

Affiliation: South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Observations and vital signs: ritual or vital for the monitoring of postoperative patients?
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 19:204-11. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Improving the fundamentals of care for older people in the acute hospital setting: facilitating practice improvement using a Knowledge Translation Toolkit
    Rick Wiechula
    Discipline of Nursing, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, Nursing, Anaesthesia, Allied Health and General Services, Patient Journey Redesign and Clinical Leadership Programme in Australia, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Evid Based Healthc 7:283-95. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Working together to improve the care of older people: a new framework for collaboration
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Patient Pathways, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Central Northern Adelaide Health Service, Discipline of Nursing, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 67:43-55. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complications in the first 24 hours: a general surgery audit
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 46:633-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Policies that drive the nursing practice of postoperative observations
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:831-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice: to be or not to be, this is the question!
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:272-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Nursing observations during the first 24 hours after a surgical procedure: what do we do?
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:334-43. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Australian issues in the provision of after-hours primary medical care services in rural communities
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Zeitz Enterprises, South Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:99-104. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Seeking an explanation for the poor uptake of in-hospital AED programs
    Tom A Laws
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, City East Campus Nth Terrace, Adelaide 5000, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:195-200. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Latex allergy in the prehospital setting
    Franklin H G Bridgewater
    St John Ambulance Australia, SA, Inc, North Adelaide, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:322-8. 2006

Collaborators

  • Heather Gibb
  • Tom A Laws
  • P Arbon
  • Rick Wiechula
  • Franklin H G Bridgewater
  • Tammy Page
  • Heidi Silverston
  • Danni Marcoionni
  • Alison Kitson
  • John Field
  • Constance Katelaris

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Observations and vital signs: ritual or vital for the monitoring of postoperative patients?
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 19:204-11. 2006
    ..Major findings revealed that vital signs are collected based on tradition and are collected routinely, and there may not be a relationship between vital-signs collection and the occurrence or detection of complications...
  2. doi request reprint Improving the fundamentals of care for older people in the acute hospital setting: facilitating practice improvement using a Knowledge Translation Toolkit
    Rick Wiechula
    Discipline of Nursing, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, Nursing, Anaesthesia, Allied Health and General Services, Patient Journey Redesign and Clinical Leadership Programme in Australia, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Evid Based Healthc 7:283-95. 2009
    ..The work that began with this project will continue - all teams felt that the work was only starting rather than concluding. This created momentum, motivation and greater ownership of improvements at local level...
  3. doi request reprint Working together to improve the care of older people: a new framework for collaboration
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Patient Pathways, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Central Northern Adelaide Health Service, Discipline of Nursing, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 67:43-55. 2011
    ..This paper is a report of a study identifying the care issues experienced by older people in the acute setting that could be improved through a collaborative approach to action...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complications in the first 24 hours: a general surgery audit
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 46:633-40. 2004
    ..However, there are no reports detailing the prevalence of postoperative complications in general surgical ward settings, where nurses care for patients following a variety of surgical procedures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Policies that drive the nursing practice of postoperative observations
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:831-9. 2002
    ..On average a patient receives 10 sets of observation in the first 24 h, with neurovascular, wound and drain checks the most frequent observations collected in addition to vital signs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice: to be or not to be, this is the question!
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:272-9. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Nursing observations during the first 24 hours after a surgical procedure: what do we do?
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:334-43. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to describe what constitutes postoperative nursing monitoring during the initial 24 hours on the ward including the components of observation, frequency and time spent with patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Australian issues in the provision of after-hours primary medical care services in rural communities
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Zeitz Enterprises, South Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:99-104. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Seeking an explanation for the poor uptake of in-hospital AED programs
    Tom A Laws
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, City East Campus Nth Terrace, Adelaide 5000, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:195-200. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Latex allergy in the prehospital setting
    Franklin H G Bridgewater
    St John Ambulance Australia, SA, Inc, North Adelaide, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:322-8. 2006
    ..It has been documented in dental workers, operating theater staff, anesthetists, and laboratory technicians. However, little data specifically related to those involved in patient care in the emergency prehospital setting are available...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tradition, rituals, and standards, in a realm of evidenced based nursing care
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Information, Technology and Resources, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia
    Contemp Nurse 18:300-8. 2005
    ..Care is required to ensure that the evidenced-based movement does not lead to recipe book care rather than patient centred practice...