Elizabeth Manias

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Complexities of pain assessment and management in hospitalised older people: a qualitative observation and interview study
    Elizabeth Manias
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, Level 2, Walter Boas Building, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1243-54. 2012
  2. pmc Detection of medication-related problems in hospital practice: a review
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 76:7-20. 2013
  3. pmc Interventions to reduce medication errors in adult intensive care: a systematic review
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 74:411-23. 2012
  4. pmc Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of re-presentation to an Australian inner-city emergency department: implications for service delivery
    Gaye Moore
    The School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:320. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Graduate nurses' communication with health professionals when managing patients' medications
    Elizabeth Manias
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street Level 1, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:354-62. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Decision-making models used by 'graduate nurses' managing patients' medications
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 47:270-8. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Testing an educational nursing intervention for pain assessment and management in older people
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, National Ageing Research Institute, Statistical Consulting Centre, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Pain Med 12:1199-215. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Medication adherence in people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: a meta-analysis
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 44:964-82. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Medication communication: a concept analysis
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:933-43. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurses' strategies for managing pain in the postoperative setting
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:18-29. 2005

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. doi request reprint Complexities of pain assessment and management in hospitalised older people: a qualitative observation and interview study
    Elizabeth Manias
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, Level 2, Walter Boas Building, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1243-54. 2012
    ..Pain continues to be a common problem for older hospitalised patients, but little is known about how the complexities of actual clinical practice affect pain assessment and management in these patients...
  2. pmc Detection of medication-related problems in hospital practice: a review
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 76:7-20. 2013
    ..More research is needed on the use of claims data, direct care observation, interviews and prospective data collection as detection methods...
  3. pmc Interventions to reduce medication errors in adult intensive care: a systematic review
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 74:411-23. 2012
    ..The findings demonstrate implications for policy makers and clinicians in adopting resource intensive processes and technologies, which offer little evidence to support their efficacy...
  4. pmc Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of re-presentation to an Australian inner-city emergency department: implications for service delivery
    Gaye Moore
    The School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:320. 2007
    ..Re-presentation was defined as a return visit to the same emergency department within 28 days of discharge from hospital...
  5. ncbi request reprint Graduate nurses' communication with health professionals when managing patients' medications
    Elizabeth Manias
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street Level 1, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:354-62. 2005
    ..The objectives were to determine the types of information communicated about patients' medications and the communication processes used during interactions with other nurses, doctors and pharmacists...
  6. ncbi request reprint Decision-making models used by 'graduate nurses' managing patients' medications
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 47:270-8. 2004
    ..It is important that comprehensive information about graduate nurses' decision-making processes and the contextual influences affecting these processes are obtained in order to prepare them to meet patients' needs...
  7. doi request reprint Testing an educational nursing intervention for pain assessment and management in older people
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, National Ageing Research Institute, Statistical Consulting Centre, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Pain Med 12:1199-215. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a structured educational nursing intervention on pain assessment and management in older hospitalized people...
  8. doi request reprint Medication adherence in people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: a meta-analysis
    Elizabeth Manias
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 44:964-82. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Medication communication: a concept analysis
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:933-43. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a concept analysis of medication communication with a particular focus on how it applies to nursing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurses' strategies for managing pain in the postoperative setting
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:18-29. 2005
    ..This research, which portrays what happens in actual clinical practice, has facilitated the identification of new data that were not evident from other research studies...
  11. doi request reprint Errors in administration of parenteral medications are a serious safety problem in intensive care units
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 22:141-3. 2009
    ..This research review aimed to critically appraise the study by Valentin et al. on administration errors for parenteral medications in intensive care units...
  12. ncbi request reprint How graduate nurses use protocols to manage patients' medications
    Elizabeth Manias
    Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:935-44. 2005
    ..The objectives were to: examine the extent of adherence to various protocols in relation to medication activities and determine how the ward environment impacts on graduate nurses' use of protocols to manage patients' medications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patients' decision-making strategies for managing postoperative pain
    Elizabeth Manias
    University of Melbourne, School of Nursing, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Pain 7:428-37. 2006
    ..Because increased pain levels can be associated with fear, patients could have been unwilling to speak with nurses to discuss their need for pain relief...
  14. doi request reprint Complexities of communicating about managing medications--an important challenge for nurses: a response to Latter et al. (2007)
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Level 4, 234 Queensberry Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1110-3. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Medication management by graduate nurses: before, during and following medication administration
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 6:83-91. 2004
    ..Through collegial support, graduate nurses should also be encouraged to critically examine the different possibilities when making clinical judgments about monitoring patient medications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Self-administration of medication in hospital: patients' perspectives
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 46:194-203. 2004
    ..Little information is available about patients' perspectives on self- or nurse-related administration of medication...
  17. ncbi request reprint Communication between patients with chronic kidney disease and nurses about managing pain in the acute hospital setting
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:358-67. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine communication between patients with chronic kidney disease and nurses about managing pain in the acute hospital setting...
  18. doi request reprint Managing pain in chronic kidney disease: patient participation in decision-making
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 61:201-10. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Achieving collaborative workplace learning in a university critical care course
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 19:50-61. 2003
    ..This paper demonstrates the value of using the collaborative workplace learning approach in strategically addressing the challenges of developing and conducting a university critical care course...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medication trends and documentation of pain management following surgery
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 5:85-94. 2003
    ..The findings contribute to improving our understanding of nurses' pain management and identify the need to use clinical judgement that is individualized to patients' needs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Agency-nursing work: perceptions and experiences of agency nurses
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:269-79. 2003
    ..In particular, the findings highlight the importance of comprehensive orientation and education for agency nurses to shift the focus of their daily work from task completion to more comprehensive patient care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pain and anxiety management in the postoperative gastro-surgical setting
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 41:585-94. 2003
    ..Despite increasing knowledge and technological advances, patients continue to experience pain and anxiety in the postoperative setting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Agency nursing work in acute care settings: perceptions of hospital nursing managers and agency nurse providers
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, 3053 Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 12:457-66. 2003
    ..The findings reinforce the need to enhance collaboration between hospitals and nursing agencies, and to examine how divergent views of agency nursing work could be reconciled--with the aim of providing quality patient care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Managing complex medication regimens: perspectives of consumers with osteoarthritis and healthcare professionals
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 41:764-71. 2007
    ..Managing medications is complex, particularly for consumers with multiple coexisting conditions for whom benefits and adverse effects are unpredictable and health priorities may be variable...
  25. ncbi request reprint Observation of pain assessment and management--the complexities of clinical practice
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 11:724-33. 2002
    ..This knowledge may form the basis for developing and evaluating strategic intervention programmes that analyse nurses' management of postoperative pain and, in particular, their administration of opioid analgesics...
  26. ncbi request reprint 'She's manipulative and he's right off': a critical analysis of psychiatric nurses' oral and written language in the acute inpatient setting
    Bridget Hamilton
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:84-92. 2006
    ..Rather than censoring language, we recommend that nurses, researchers and educators attend to nurses' everyday language and explore what it produces for nurses, patients and society...
  27. doi request reprint Expanded practice roles for community mental health nurses in Australia: confidence, critical factors for preparedness, and perceived barriers
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, School of Nursing and Social Work, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:767-80. 2008
    ..Factors considered most strongly as barriers to expanded nursing practice included the medical profession, followed by fear of litigation, and government departments and policies...
  28. ncbi request reprint The impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobs
    Miyuki Takase
    Centre of Nursing Research, Deakin University, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:1071-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Documentation of medication management by graduate nurses in patient progress notes: a way forward for patient safety
    Robyn Aitken
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Collegian 13:5-11. 2006
    ..Adopting a supportive multidisciplinary approach to quality improvement and providing education that emphasises written documentation of verbal communication are also recommended...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of patient pain in the postoperative context
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, University of Melbourne
    West J Nurs Res 26:751-69. 2004
    ..The study identified how nurses' prioritization of work demands created barriers in conducting timely and comprehensive pain assessment decisions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Governing time in operating rooms
    Robin Riley
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:546-53. 2006
    ..This paper examines how time is controlled and governed in operating rooms through interpersonal communication between nurses and doctors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Exploring the expanded practice roles of community mental health nurses
    Stephen Elsom
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:413-29. 2007
    ..The findings emphasize the need for significant changes in current legislation if expanded practice for nurses is to become a reality...
  33. ncbi request reprint Explaining nurses' work behaviour from their perception of the environment and work values
    Miyuki Takase
    School of Nursing at The University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:889-98. 2005
    ..In contrast, negative environmental characteristics directly impacted on nurses' intention to quit their jobs. The present study provides new insights into nurses' work behaviour...
  34. doi request reprint Sedation management in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: doctors' and nurses' practices and opinions
    Mark O'Connor
    Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 19:285-95. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Expanded practice roles for community mental health nurses: a qualitative exploration of psychiatrists' views
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:324-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper was to explore the perspectives of psychiatrists regarding the potential impact of expanded nursing practice roles on mental health care delivery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison between nurses' professional needs and their perceptions of their job
    Miyuki Takase
    Centre for Nursing Research, Deakin University Cabrini Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:28-33. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how nurses' professional needs were met in nursing practice...
  37. ncbi request reprint Agency nursing in Melbourne, Australia: a telephone survey of hospital and agency managers
    Anita Peerson
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 40:504-12. 2002
    ..Despite the considerable costs and possible benefits of using agency nurses, little is known about the nature of agency nursing from different perspectives, including hospital and agency managers...
  38. ncbi request reprint The 'time-out' procedure: an institutional ethnography of how it is conducted in actual clinical practice
    Sandra Braaf
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:647-55. 2013
    ..While previous research has examined influences shaping the time-out procedure, limited information exists on how actual time-out communication is performed by multidisciplinary surgical team members in the clinical environment...
  39. doi request reprint Medication communication during ward rounds on medical wards: Power relations and spatial practices
    Wei Liu
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Health (London) 17:113-34. 2013
    ..By critically reflecting upon the complex process of medication communication during ward rounds, greater opportunities exist for enhanced team communication among health professionals...
  40. doi request reprint Prospective validation of a predictive model that identifies homeless people at risk of re-presentation to the emergency department
    Gaye Moore
    Melbourne School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Level 4, 207 Bouverie St, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Australas Emerg Nurs J 15:2-13. 2012
    ..To prospectively evaluate the accuracy of a predictive model to identify homeless people at risk of representation to an emergency department...
  41. doi request reprint The power of routine and special observations: producing civility in a public acute psychiatric unit
    Bridget Hamilton
    School of Nursing and Social Work, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Nurs Inq 15:178-88. 2008
    ..Instead of effacing practices of control, we encourage nurses to discriminate between more and less liberal modes of control in everyday practice and to build their skills in liberal controlling strategies...
  42. doi request reprint Nurse practitioners and medical practice: opposing forces or complementary contributions?
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 45:9-16. 2009
    ..This paper will consider and critique the argument that the standard of care provided by a nurse practitioner would be of lesser quality than that provided by a medical practitioner...
  43. doi request reprint Informal role expansion in Australian mental health nursing
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 45:45-53. 2009
    ..This study aims to determine the extent to which community mental health nurses are currently practicing beyond the traditional scope of nursing practice...
  44. doi request reprint Repeated doses of sucrose in infants continue to reduce procedural pain during prolonged hospitalizations
    Denise Harrison
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Nurs Res 58:427-34. 2009
    ..However, there are few studies that have examined the effectiveness of repeated doses of sucrose and there are no studies of prolonged sucrose use in sick infants over an entire period of hospitalization...
  45. doi request reprint Adherence to multiple, prescribed medications in diabetic kidney disease: A qualitative study of consumers' and health professionals' perspectives
    Allison F Williams
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1742-56. 2008
    ..Individuals are adherent to approximately 50% of their prescribed medications, which decreases when multiple, chronic conditions are involved...
  46. pmc Nurses' perceived barriers to the implementation of a Fall Prevention Clinical Practice Guideline in Singapore hospitals
    Serena S L Koh
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:105. 2008
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Utilization of analgesics, sedatives, and pain scores in infants with a prolonged hospitalization: a prospective descriptive cohort study
    Denise Harrison
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:624-32. 2009
    ..Describe the utilization of analgesic and sedative medications and documentation of pain scores in a cohort of critically ill infants in a neonatal intensive care unit...
  48. ncbi request reprint Transcultural nursing in Australian nursing curricula
    Jaya Pinikahana
    Center for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, 1 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 5:149-54. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The problem of postoperative pain: issues for future research
    Mari Botti
    Alfred Deakin Nursing Research Centre, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:257-63. 2004
    ..It limits our understanding of why pain continues despite ongoing research and it does not enable evaluation of clinical strategies to improve pain decision-making and pain outcomes for patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint The educational preparation of undergraduate nursing students in pharmacology: a survey of lecturers' perceptions and experiences
    Shane Bullock
    School of Arts and Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy MDC, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 40:7-16. 2002
    ..Nurses have key responsibilities in the administration and management of medication therapy and client education. It is of some concern therefore that the literature indicates that nurses are inadequately prepared in this area...
  51. ncbi request reprint Snap-shots of live theatre: the use of photography to research governance in operating room nursing
    Robin Riley
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Nurs Inq 10:81-90. 2003
    ..Each is analysed in terms of its contributions to the research process as well as its substantive contribution to the theoretical framework and the research aims...
  52. ncbi request reprint Expanded practice roles for community mental health nurses: what do consumers and carers have to say?
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:1065-79. 2007
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Australian mental health nurses' attitudes to role expansion
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 45:100-7. 2009
    ..This study examined the attitudes of Australian community mental health nurses toward role expansion...
  54. doi request reprint The role of irrational thought in medicine adherence: people with diabetic kidney disease
    Allison F Williams
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 65:2108-17. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to examine how irrational thinking affects people's adherence to multiple medicines prescribed to manage their diabetic kidney disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Governance in operating room nursing: nurses' knowledge of individual surgeons
    Robin Glenda Riley
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1541-51. 2006
    ..The data in this paper are drawn from an ethnographic study that explored a range of nurse-nurse and nurse-doctor communication practices in operating room nursing...
  56. ncbi request reprint Wanting to be heard: mental health consumers' experiences of information about medication
    Brenda Happell
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 13:242-8. 2004
    ..The findings suggest the need for significant change if the goals of the Third National Mental Health Plan are to be realized...
  57. doi request reprint Gatekeeping practices of nurses in operating rooms
    Robin Riley
    The University of Melbourne, Operating Theatres, Box Hill, Victoria 3128, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 69:215-22. 2009
    ..The findings show that nurses are selective in their use of gatekeeping, depending on the perceived impact on patient care and the benefit that is accrued to nurses themselves...
  58. doi request reprint Enablers and barriers affecting medication-taking behaviour in aging men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Snezana Kusljic
    Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Aging Male 16:112-7. 2013
    ..To identify the enablers and barriers affecting medication-taking behaviour in aging men with benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  59. doi request reprint Medication-related problems occurring in people with diabetes during an admission to an adult teaching hospital: a retrospective cohort study
    Kate Claydon-Platt
    Melbourne School of Health Science, The University of Melbourne, Level 2, Walter Boas Building, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 97:223-30. 2012
    ..To examine the characteristics of medication-related problems occurring in people with diabetes admitted to hospital and to identify risk factors for medication-related problems...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of the perceived public image of nursing on nurses' work behaviour
    Miyuki Takase
    School of Nursing, Deakin University Cabrini Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 53:333-43. 2006
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Healthcare service provider perceptions of organisational communication across the perioperative pathway: a questionnaire survey
    Sandra Braaf
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 22:180-91. 2013
    ..To gain understandings into service providers' perceptions of organisational communication and identify areas for improvement across the perioperative pathway...
  62. doi request reprint Understanding medication safety in healthcare settings: a critical review of conceptual models
    Wei Liu
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Nurs Inq 18:290-302. 2011
    ..The implications of all six models for healthcare practice and future research are also discussed...
  63. pmc The devil is in the detail - a multifactorial intervention to reduce blood pressure in co-existing diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a single blind, randomized controlled trial
    Allison F Williams
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Level 5, 234 Queensberry Street, Carlton, Australia 3053
    BMC Fam Pract 11:3. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Rethinking theatre in modern operating rooms
    Robin Riley
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Nurs Inq 12:2-9. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint The educational preparation of undergraduate nursing students in pharmacology: clinical nurses' perceptions and experiences of graduate nurses' medication knowledge
    Elizabeth Manias
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:773-84. 2002
    ..Current teaching and learning opportunities appear to be inadequate in their efforts to enhance and improve graduate nurses' pharmacology knowledge. These inadequacies need to be addressed if the ultimate goal is to become a reality...
  66. doi request reprint International variations in outcomes from sedation protocol research: where are we at and where do we go from here?
    Mark O'Connor
    Alfred Hospital Intensive Care Unit, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:189-95. 2010
    ..Also, the monitoring of important clinical factors is discussed so that clinicians can assess the impact upon patients of changes to sedation management practices within their own ICU...
  67. doi request reprint Pain assessment and management in patients after abdominal surgery from PACU to the postoperative unit
    Jane R Wilding
    Barwon Health, Centre for Education and Practice Development, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Perianesth Nurs 24:233-40. 2009
    ..An association existed between the pain score on discharge from the PACU and the duration of time to the first analgesic dose administered on the postoperative unit...
  68. ncbi request reprint The educational preparation of undergraduate nursing students in pharmacology: perceptions and experiences of lecturers and students
    Elizabeth Manias
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, School of Postgraduate Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:757-69. 2002
    ..In summary, there is still much scope for educational initiatives to improve students' knowledge of pharmacology and medication management...
  69. ncbi request reprint Whiteboards: mediating professional tensions in clinical practice
    Robin Riley
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Commun Med 4:165-75. 2007
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Effect of concomitant opioid analgesics and oral sucrose during heel lancing
    Denise Harrison
    Department of Neonatology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 87:147-9. 2011
    ..Results showed that pain responses differed when opioid analgesics were administered concomitantly with sucrose (n=79 pain assessments), than when sucrose was administered alone (n=364 pain assessments)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the self-administration of medication tool
    Elizabeth Manias
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton Victoria, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1064-73. 2006
    ..In assessing the ability of patients to self-medicate, health professionals can identify areas in which patients need assistance, education, and intervention to optimize their health outcomes after discharge...
  72. doi request reprint Eczema workshops reduce severity of childhood atopic eczema
    Elizabeth J Moore
    Department of Dermatology, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 50:100-6. 2009
    ..In this study, patients attending the eczema workshop had a greater improvement in eczema severity thanpatients attending a dermatologist-led clinic, supporting collaborative models of service provision...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mental health nurse practitioner: expanded or advanced?
    Stephen Elsom
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:181-6. 2005
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Interventions to improve medication adherence in people with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review
    Allison Williams
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 63:132-43. 2008
    ..Background. The importance of managing co-existing, chronic conditions in people of all ages is critical to prevent adverse health outcomes...
  75. ncbi request reprint A structured literature review of pain assessment and management of patients with chronic kidney disease
    Allison Williams
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:69-81. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the literature concerning nurses' assessment and management of pain in adult patients with chronic kidney disease, and proposes implications for clinical practice to support the control of pain in these patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Medication knowledge and self-management by people with type 2 diabetes
    Trisha Dunning
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, St Vincent s Hospital, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:7-14. 2005
    ..To explore medication knowledge and self-management practices of people with type 2 diabetes...
  77. ncbi request reprint Balancing safety with effective pain control in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Allison Williams
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:820-2. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint The role of the inpatient mental health nurse in facilitating patient adherence to medication regimes
    Brenda Happell
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:251-9. 2002
    ..Recommendations for more effective practice are discussed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Nurses' reassessment of postoperative pain after analgesic administration
    Tracey Bucknall
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053
    Clin J Pain 23:1-7. 2007
    ..To identify when and how nurses reassess patients' pain after analgesic administration in the postoperative context...
  80. ncbi request reprint Nurses' job dissatisfaction and turnover intention: methodological myths and an alternative approach
    Miyuki Takase
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 7:209-17. 2005
    ..This theory enables nurse researchers to develop a more mutual approach involving the nurse and environment...
  81. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and general wellbeing of patients with comorbidities requiring joint replacement
    Allison Williams
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 57:244-56. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the continuity of care and general wellbeing of patients with comorbidities undergoing elective total hip or knee joint replacement...
  82. doi request reprint Parental management of childhood complaints: over-the-counter medicine use and advice-seeking behaviours
    Misel Trajanovska
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VC, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:2065-75. 2010
    ..To explore parental management of childhood complaints with respect to factors associated with the purchase of over-the-counter medicines and sources of information accessed by parents...
  83. doi request reprint Use of over-the-counter medicines for young children in Australia
    Misel Trajanovska
    School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:5-9. 2010
    ..To describe over-the-counter (OTC) medicine use by Australian parents for children aged birth to 24 months; types of medicines used and indications for use...
  84. doi request reprint The role of documents and documentation in communication failure across the perioperative pathway. A literature review
    Sandra Braaf
    Department of Nursing, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1024-38. 2011
    ..The perioperative pathway consists of 3 interconnecting, but geographically distinct domains: preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative...
  85. ncbi request reprint Role discrepancy: is it a common problem among nurses?
    Miyuki Takase
    School of Health Science, Tottori University, Tottori, Japan
    J Adv Nurs 54:751-9. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Fall incidence and fall prevention practices at acute care hospitals in Singapore: a retrospective audit
    Serena Siew Lin Koh
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:722-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the incidence of falls and explore fall prevention practices at acute care hospitals in Singapore...
  87. ncbi request reprint Rethinking nurses' observations: psychiatric nursing skills and invisibility in an acute inpatient setting
    Bridget Elizabeth Hamilton
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 65:331-43. 2007
    ..We recommend instead that the productive value of diverse and situated practices be investigated and articulated...
  88. ncbi request reprint The National Open Disclosure Pilot: evaluation of a policy implementation initiative
    Rick A M Iedema
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 188:397-400. 2008
    ..To determine which aspects of open disclosure "work" for patients and health care staff, based on an evaluation of the National Open Disclosure Pilot...
  89. ncbi request reprint Accurate dry weight assessment: reducing the incidence of hypertension and cardiac disease in patients on hemodialysis
    Wendy Purcell
    Royal Melbourne Hospital and the North West Dialysis Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrol Nurs J 31:631-6; quiz 637-8. 2004
    ..This article reviews the literature concerning hypertension in patients on HD and proposes that increased attention by dialysis staff to assessing dry weight may reduce the incidence of hypertension and cardiac disease in these patients...
  90. doi request reprint A randomized trial of protocol-directed sedation management for mechanical ventilation in an Australian intensive care unit
    Tracey K Bucknall
    Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Crit Care Med 36:1444-50. 2008
    ..To compare protocol-directed sedation management with traditional non-protocol-directed practice in mechanically ventilated patients...
  91. doi request reprint The influence of patient acuity on satisfaction with emergency care: perspectives of family, friends and carers
    Anna Ekwall
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:800-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the factors that influence satisfaction with emergency care among individuals accompanying patients to the emergency department and explore agreement between the triage nurse and accompanying person regarding urgency...
  92. ncbi request reprint Foucault could have been an operating room nurse
    Robin Riley
    Senior Lecturer, School of Postgraduate Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 39:316-24. 2002
    ..This paper explores the possibility of understanding operating room nursing in a different way...
  93. ncbi request reprint Erratum: Re: Oral sucrose for procedural pain in sick hospitalized infants: a randomized-controlled trial (J. Paediatr. Child Health 2003; 39: 591-7)
    Denise Harrison
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:535. 2005
  94. ncbi request reprint The uses of photography in clinical nursing practice and research: a literature review
    Robin G Riley
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 48:397-405. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper is to report a study to identify themes and provide a 'snap-shot' of the scope and uses of photography in clinical nursing practice and research...