Affiliation: University of South Australia
- Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative practices and breast feeding duration in a cohort of first-time mothers in Adelaide, AustraliaJan Pincombe
School of Nursing and Midwifery, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, University of South Australia Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Midwifery 24:55-61. 2008..to investigate the relationship between adherence to six of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Ten steps to successful breast feeding and the duration of breast feeding in first-time mothers...
- Sleep, stress and compensatory behaviors in Australian nurses and midwivesJillian Dorrian
Centre for Sleep Research, School of Psychology, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Rev Saude Publica 45:922-30. 2011..To describe sleep, stress and compensatory behaviors in nurses and midwives...
- Mood change and perception of workload in Australian midwivesJessica L Paterson
Centre for Sleep Research, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
Ind Health 48:381-9. 2010....
- An examination of maternity staff attitudes towards implementing Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) accreditation in AustraliaAva Deborah Walsh
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace, SA 5000, Australia
Matern Child Health J 15:597-609. 2011..Consistent definitions enable the accurate monitoring of breastfeeding rates and behaviour. This information refines policy and helps reach national breastfeeding targets. Only 21% (66/317) of Australian hospitals are BFHI accredited...
- Sleep and errors in a group of Australian hospital nurses at work and during the commuteJillian Dorrian
The School of Psychology and The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, 7th Floor Playford Building P7 35, City East Campus, Frome Rd, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Appl Ergon 39:605-13. 2008..Findings highlight the need for further attention to these issues to optimise the safety of nurses and patients in our hospitals, and the community at large on our roads...
- A pilot study of the safety implications of Australian nurses' sleep and work hoursJillian Dorrian
School of Psychology and the Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Chronobiol Int 23:1149-63. 2006..These pilot results suggest that further investigation into the effects of sleep loss in nursing may be necessary for patient safety from an individual nurse perspective and from a healthcare team perspective...
- Using horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of venous leg ulcers: a cost-benefit analysisMatthew J Leach
School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Ostomy Wound Manage 52:68-70, 72-4, 76-8. 2006..Further study of this treatment modality is warranted...
- Passive resistance: early experiences of midwifery students/graduates and the Baby Friendly Health Initiative 10 steps to successful breastfeedingEdith Reddin
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, City East Campus, North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Women Birth 20:71-6. 2007..PASSIVE RESISTANCE: Early experiences of midwifery students/graduates and the Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) 10 steps to successful breastfeeding...
- Breast feeding self-efficacy and other determinants of the duration of breast feeding in a cohort of first-time mothers in Adelaide, AustraliaPeter Baghurst
Public Health Research Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, Adelaide, South Australia
Midwifery 23:382-91. 2007....
- The development of national competency standards for the midwife in AustraliaCaroline S E Homer
Centre for Midwifery and Family Health, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW, Australia 2007
Midwifery 23:350-60. 2007..This study was part of a commissioned national research project to articulate the scope of practice of Australian midwives and to develop national competency standards to assist midwives to deliver safe and competent midwifery care...
- The ten steps to successful breastfeeding in Australian hospitalsAva D Walsh
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide 5000, Australia
Breastfeed Rev 14:25-31. 2006..Results from this study may be used to target areas for improvements in steps 1b, 2, 7 and 10. Australia-wide breastfeeding rates at discharge have not changed since 1983...
- The development of National ACMI Standards for the accreditation of three-year Bachelor of Midwifery programsJan Pincombe
University of South Australia, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide SA 5000
Aust J Midwifery 16:25-30. 2003..Finally, the authors argue that it is crucial that employers and clinicians have access to a standardised, objective means to evaluate midwifery programs, and believe that the Standards provide the means to do this...
- No time for dying: a study of the care of dying patients in two acute care Australian hospitalsJan Pincombe
School of Nursing, University of South Australia, Australia
J Palliat Care 19:77-86. 2003..CONCLUSION: This research indicated that the principles of palliative care are yet to be incorporated in the acute care hospital setting...
- Congratulations you're a mother: a strategy for enhancing postnatal education for first-time mothers investigated through an action research cycleLois V McKellar
Aust J Midwifery 15:24-31. 2002..The study provides a platform for further investigation of postnatal education using larger samples in the broader context of Australian society...