Affiliation: Deakin University
- The concept of futility in health care decision makingSusan Bailey
School of Nursing, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap St, Geelong 3217, Victoria, Australia
Nurs Ethics 11:77-83. 2004..This article provides a critical analysis of futility (in the context of the best interests decision-making principle), and proposes an ethically defensible notion of futility...
- Decision making in health care: limitations of the substituted judgement principleSusan Bailey
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Nurs Ethics 9:483-93. 2002..It may be that this principle should be subsumed as a component of advance directives in order that it fulfils its aim of serving to respect the self-determination of incompetent individuals...
- Decision making in acute care: a practical framework supporting the 'best interests' principleSusan Bailey
School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap St, Geelong 3217, Victoria, Australia
Nurs Ethics 13:284-91. 2006..This framework helps to make decisions about the provision of life-saving treatment that are as consistent as possible in all patient situations...
- Straddling the pathway from paediatrician to mainstream health care: transition issues experienced in disability careBev O'Connell
School of Nursing, Deakin University
Aust J Rural Health 11:57-63. 2003..To identify the strengths and limitations of health care and related services provided to young adults with a disability during the period of transition from the care of a paediatrician to the mainstream health system...
- The impact of caring on caregivers' mental health: a review of the literatureSally Savage
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus
Aust Health Rev 27:111-7. 2004..This information provides a context within which to examine the type of interventions appropriate to assist caregivers in various situations...
- Ethically defensible decision-making in health care: challenges to traditional practiceSusan Bailey
Aust Health Rev 25:27-31. 2002..This includes the patient's right to make informed decisions or to decide that other(s), such as the close family, should make decisions on his or her behalf...
- Promoting the health and well being of older carers: a proactive strategyBev O'Connell
Cabrini Hospital Deakin University
Aust Health Rev 26:78-86. 2003..Of note, is that carers identified their own mental fragility and felt they needed further emotional support...
- The transition from paediatric to adult health care services for young adults with a disability: an ethical perspectiveSusan Bailey
Deakin University School of Nursing
Aust Health Rev 26:64-9. 2003....
- The nature and severity of urinary incontinence in post-natal womenBev O'Connell
Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing, Professorial Unit, Malvern, Victoria
Contemp Nurse 13:158-68. 2002..Women received information about urinary incontinence and pelvic floor exercises from a variety of health care professionals, but this was not consistently provided. The implications of these findings are discussed...