Kim Walker

Summary

Affiliation: St Vincent's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Why evidence-based practice now?: a polemic
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, 406 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Nurs Inq 10:145-55. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Nurses report a healthy culture: results of the Practice Environment Scale (Australia) in an Australian hospital seeking Magnet recognition
    Kim Walker
    Nursing Research Institute, Australian Catholic University, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:616-23. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring the impact of a team model of nursing practice using work sampling
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, 406 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:98-107. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Postmodern pedagogy and the nursing curriculum: collaborating for excellence
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Collegian 12:36-40. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Reaching for the stars: career advancement and the registered nurse
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 11:185-90. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Practice development in a postmodern world: thinking globally, acting locally
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney
    Collegian 10:17-21. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Project possibility: a model of care and the politics of change
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Honorary Senior Research Fellow Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales
    Contemp Nurse 14:86-94. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Practice development as a catalyst for cultural change
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW
    Aust Nurs J 12:11. 2005
  9. pmc Preventing hypothermia in elective arthroscopic shoulder surgery patients: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Jed Duff
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, and Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent s and Mater Health Sydney Australian Catholic University, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
    BMC Surg 12:14. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Fast-track for fast times: catching and keeping generation Y in the nursing workforce
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney NSW and School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Tasmania, Hobart TAS and Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 24:147-58. 2007

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Why evidence-based practice now?: a polemic
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, 406 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Nurs Inq 10:145-55. 2003
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Nurses report a healthy culture: results of the Practice Environment Scale (Australia) in an Australian hospital seeking Magnet recognition
    Kim Walker
    Nursing Research Institute, Australian Catholic University, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:616-23. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring the impact of a team model of nursing practice using work sampling
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, 406 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:98-107. 2007
    ..The findings highlight how effective the new model has been in redistributing certain aspects of care to make better use of each nurse level's knowledge and skills...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postmodern pedagogy and the nursing curriculum: collaborating for excellence
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Collegian 12:36-40. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Reaching for the stars: career advancement and the registered nurse
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 11:185-90. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Practice development in a postmodern world: thinking globally, acting locally
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney
    Collegian 10:17-21. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Project possibility: a model of care and the politics of change
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Honorary Senior Research Fellow Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales
    Contemp Nurse 14:86-94. 2002
    ..This paper articulates the salientfeatures of the model, key processes involved in the model's introduction to the staff and explores the complex politics surrounding its implementation and ongoing evaluation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Practice development as a catalyst for cultural change
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW
    Aust Nurs J 12:11. 2005
  9. pmc Preventing hypothermia in elective arthroscopic shoulder surgery patients: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Jed Duff
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, and Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent s and Mater Health Sydney Australian Catholic University, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
    BMC Surg 12:14. 2012
    ..This trial will investigate the effect of these interventions on patients' temperature, thermal comfort, and total recovery time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fast-track for fast times: catching and keeping generation Y in the nursing workforce
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney NSW and School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Tasmania, Hobart TAS and Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 24:147-58. 2007
    ..Both these initiatives are aimed squarely at the gen Y demographic and provide potential to significantly augment our capacity to recruit and retain quality people well into the future...
  11. doi request reprint Improving the safety and efficacy of warfarin therapy in a metropolitan private hospital: a multidisciplinary practice improvement project
    Jed Duff
    Clinical Research Fellow, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent s and Mater Health Sydney, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 35:234-44. 2010
    ..The aim of this project was to improve warfarin management through the application of the best available evidence. The project was undertaken in a 250 bed acute care metropolitan private hospital...
  12. doi request reprint Translating venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention evidence into practice: a multidisciplinary evidence implementation project
    Jed Duff
    Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 8:30-9. 2011
    ..Despite the widespread availability of best practice guidelines on VTE prevention, we found that only 49% of our patients were receiving appropriate prophylaxis...
  13. doi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients: analysis of reduced cost and improved clinical outcomes
    Jed Duff
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Vasc Nurs 31:9-14. 2013
    ..We conclude that improved adherence to evidence-based guidelines for VTE prophylaxis is achievable and is likely to result in fewer deaths, fewer VTE events, and a significant overall cost saving...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alert but not alarmed? The rhetoric of terrorism and life after 9/11
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
    Contemp Nurse 21:267-76. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Curriculum in crisis, pedagogy in disrepair: a provocation
    Kim Walker
    St Vincent s Private Hospital, Australian Catholic University, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 32:19-29. 2009
    ..While there is a growing body of literature that supports many of the claims here there is also relative published silence around others that are perhaps more contentious...
  16. doi request reprint Preventing inadvertent hypothermia: comparing two protocols for preoperative forced-air warming
    Kerry Anne Cobbe
    Day Surgery Unit, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Perianesth Nurs 27:18-24. 2012
    ..When asked, participants preferred protocol A to B (70% to 30%). Starting at higher device settings appears the more favorable of the two approaches...
  17. doi request reprint Testing the effect of a targeted intervention on nurses' compliance with "best practice" mechanical venous thromboembolism prevention
    Francesca Li
    Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    J Vasc Nurs 28:92-6. 2010
    ..More work is needed to increase the compliance rate with medical patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint The 'order of things': tracing a history of the present through a re-reading of the past in nursing education
    Kim Walker
    School of Nursing, Australian Catholic University, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 30:106-18. 2008
    ..This history has left an unfortunate legacy that ensures nurses' political voice continues to remain muted and their contribution to healthcare under-recognised and under-valued...
  19. ncbi request reprint 'Double b(l)ind': Peer-review and the politics of scholarship
    Kim Walker
    Practice Development and Research Coordinator, St Vincent s Private Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Nurs Philos 5:135-46. 2004
    ..It is written to open debate from others who too, have harboured doubts about its adequacy and supremacy as a technology in the production of (legitimate) knowledge...
  20. ncbi request reprint Whither nursing? Reflections on fate and futurity
    Kim Walker
    Contemp Nurse 16:3-8. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Why do work patterns differ between men and women GPs?
    Fiona French
    NHS Education for Scotland, Aberdeen, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 20:163-72. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore gender differences in contractual commitments, job satisfaction and spouses' occupation among GP principals in NHS Scotland...
  22. ncbi request reprint General practitioner non-principals benefit from flexible working
    Fiona French
    NHS Education for Scotland, North Scotland Region, Aberdeen, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 19:5-15. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to explore non-principals' working patterns and attitudes to work...