Wendy Chaboyer

Summary

Affiliation: Griffith University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Following the path of ICU survivors: a quality-improvement activity
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Bundall, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 8:149-55. 2003
  2. doi request reprint CNE article: safety culture in Australian intensive care units: establishing a baseline for quality improvement
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia, 4222
    Am J Crit Care 22:93-102. 2013
  3. pmc Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Surgical Site Infections in Women Undergoing Elective Caesarean Sections: A Pilot RCT
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing NCREN, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia
    Healthcare (Basel) 2:417-28. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The effect of a patient centred care bundle intervention on pressure ulcer incidence (INTACT): A cluster randomised trial
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 64:63-71. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Redesigning the ICU nursing discharge process: a quality improvement study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 9:40-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The Intensive Care Unit liaison nurse: towards a clear role description
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, Bundall, QLD 9726, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:77-86. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of chest physiotherapy in Australian Intensive Care Units
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Crit Care 19:145-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of an ICU liaison nurse: a case study of ward nurses' perceptions
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Bundall, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:766-75. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of an ICU liaison nurse on patients and family's anxiety prior to transfer to the ward: an intervention study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Bundall, QLD, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:362-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of activities undertaken by enrolled and registered nurses on medical wards in Australia: an observational study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1274-84. 2008

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Publications105 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Following the path of ICU survivors: a quality-improvement activity
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Bundall, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 8:149-55. 2003
    ..Changes in employment status and the need for financial assistance were noted. As a result of the information provided by this activity, clinical practice has changed and a number of formal research studies have been undertaken...
  2. doi request reprint CNE article: safety culture in Australian intensive care units: establishing a baseline for quality improvement
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia, 4222
    Am J Crit Care 22:93-102. 2013
    ..Workplace safety culture is a crucial ingredient in patients' outcomes and is increasingly being explored as a guide for quality improvement efforts...
  3. pmc Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Surgical Site Infections in Women Undergoing Elective Caesarean Sections: A Pilot RCT
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing NCREN, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia
    Healthcare (Basel) 2:417-28. 2014
    ..These results demonstrate that a larger definitive trial is feasible and that careful planning and site selection is critical to the success of the overall study. ..
  4. doi request reprint The effect of a patient centred care bundle intervention on pressure ulcer incidence (INTACT): A cluster randomised trial
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 64:63-71. 2016
    ..Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are a serious patient safety concern, associated with poor patient outcomes and high healthcare costs. They are also viewed as an indicator of nursing care quality...
  5. doi request reprint Redesigning the ICU nursing discharge process: a quality improvement study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 9:40-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of a redesigned intensive care unit (ICU) nursing discharge process on ICU discharge delay, hospital mortality, and ICU readmission within 72 hours...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Intensive Care Unit liaison nurse: towards a clear role description
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, Bundall, QLD 9726, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:77-86. 2004
    ..By clearly articulating new roles as they emerge, opportunities arise for all professional groups to work together to assimilate, test and further develop the directions and activities of the new roles...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of chest physiotherapy in Australian Intensive Care Units
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Crit Care 19:145-51. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the availability of physiotherapy services in Australian Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and articulate the roles that physiotherapists and nursing staff play in the provision of chest physiotherapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of an ICU liaison nurse: a case study of ward nurses' perceptions
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Bundall, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:766-75. 2005
    ..To provide a description of ward nurses perceptions of the intensive care unit liaison nurse role...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of an ICU liaison nurse on patients and family's anxiety prior to transfer to the ward: an intervention study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Bundall, QLD, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:362-9. 2007
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  10. doi request reprint A comparison of activities undertaken by enrolled and registered nurses on medical wards in Australia: an observational study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1274-84. 2008
    ..The past decade has seen increasing patient acuity and shortening lengths of stays in acute care hospitals, which has implications for how nursing staff organise and provide care to patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adverse events in patients after discharge from the intensive care unit
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 17:255-63; quiz 264. 2008
    ..Patients discharged from the intensive care unit may be at risk of adverse events because of complex care needs...
  12. doi request reprint Bedside handover: quality improvement strategy to "transform care at the bedside"
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Nurs Care Qual 24:136-42. 2009
    ..The change was received positively by both staff and patients. Staff members reported that bedside handover improved safety, efficiency, teamwork, and the level of support from senior staff members...
  13. ncbi request reprint Whiteboards: one tool to improve patient flow
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD
    Med J Aust 190:S137-40. 2009
    ..To describe the integration of whiteboards into ward routines in one Queensland health service district (HSD)...
  14. doi request reprint Bedside nursing handover: a case study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland 4222, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:27-34. 2010
    ..Perceived outcomes were categorized as improving accuracy and service delivery, and promoting patient-centred care. Although the move to bedside handover is not the norm, it reflects a patient-centred approach...
  15. doi request reprint Transforming care strategies and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:1111-9. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of the effects of implementing 13 Transforming Care At the Bedside improvement strategies on medication errors, patient falls and pressure ulcers...
  16. doi request reprint The impact of organisational and individual factors on team communication in surgery: a qualitative study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Gold Coast, Queensland 4222, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:732-41. 2010
    ..Despite the overwhelming international support to improve team communication, progress has been slow...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transfer out of intensive care: a qualitative exploration of patient and family perceptions
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 18:138-41, 143-5. 2005
    ..To examine perceptions of ICU transfer held by patients and their family members, focusing specifically on those aspects of transfer perceived as difficult and those perceived as helpful...
  18. doi request reprint Health status after traumatic injury
    Leanne M Aitken
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1702-8. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint The nursing role in ICU outreach: an international exploratory study
    Ruth Endacott
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 11:94-102. 2006
    ..In both countries, the roles would benefit from systematic evaluation of the impact on outcomes. This is particularly important for longer-term integration of the role in the health services in both countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transitional care after the intensive care unit: current trends and future directions
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
    Crit Care Nurse 25:16-8, 20-2, 24-6 passim; quiz 29. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Researching continuity of care: can quality of life outcomes be linked to nursing care?
    Anne McMurray
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Southport, Queensland
    Contemp Nurse 16:51-61. 2003
    ..These indicate a need to reconceptualise the research agenda in terms of the complexity and settings of nursing practice, and the need for informational as well as statistical significance...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of a liaison nurse on ICU nurses' perceptions of discharge planning
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, QLD
    Aust Crit Care 17:25-32. 2004
    ..Future research is needed to investigate the processes by which the liaison nurse fosters attitudinal change and to document the actual discharge planning practices undertaken in ICU...
  23. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care for acutely unwell older adults from nursing homes
    Julia Crilly
    Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:122-34. 2006
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  24. doi request reprint What factors influence suboptimal ward care in the acutely ill ward patient?
    Debbie Massey
    Griffith University, Kessels Road, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 25:169-80. 2009
    ..Thus, it aims to develop and enhance practitioners' knowledge and understanding of this topic and therefore improve patient care outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint Illness representations predict health-related quality of life 6 months after hospital discharge in individuals with injury: a predictive survey
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:2743-50. 2010
    ..This article is a report of a study investigating health-related quality of life and its predictors 6 months after hospital discharge in individuals who had experienced moderate to severe injury...
  26. doi request reprint INTroducing A Care bundle To prevent pressure injury (INTACT) in at-risk patients: A protocol for a cluster randomised trial
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Griffith University, Australia Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Australia Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 52:1659-68. 2015
    ..Despite growing evidence and directives for pressure injury prevention, implementation of preventative strategies is suboptimal, and pressure injuries remain a serious problem in hospitals...
  27. doi request reprint A structure and process evaluation of an Australian hospital admission avoidance programme for aged care facility residents
    Julia Crilly
    Emergency Department Clinical Network, Queensland Health and Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 68:322-34. 2012
    ..To describe and evaluate the structures and processes involved in a hospital in the Nursing Home programme...
  28. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of injured older adults after hospital admission
    Leanne M Aitken
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Southport, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:442-9. 2010
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  29. ncbi request reprint Use of the 'BRASS' to identify ICU patients who may have complex hospital discharge planning needs
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Bundall, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 7:171-5. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint Family carers of ICU survivors: a survey of the burden they experience
    Michelle Foster
    Intensive Care Unit, Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Queensland, Australia
    Scand J Caring Sci 17:205-14. 2003
    ..Male caregivers experienced significantly more burden than female caregivers. The findings suggest that an understanding of the factors that impact on caregiver burden of families of ICU survivors is only beginning to emerge...
  31. doi request reprint Critical incident technique: a user's guide for nurse researchers
    Jessica Schluter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 61:107-14. 2008
    ..Issues are raised for consideration prior to the technique being put into practice...
  32. doi request reprint Positive effects of a nursing intervention on family-centered care in adult critical care
    Marion Mitchell
    Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 18:543-52; quiz 553. 2009
    ..A family-centered care model formalizes each patient and the patient's family as the unit of care. Family-centered care comprises 3 concepts: respect, collaboration, and support...
  33. doi request reprint Why isn't 'time out' being implemented? An exploratory study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:103-6. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Intensive care and beyond: improving the transitional experiences for critically ill patients and their families
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:187-93. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Resilience in the operating room: developing and testing of a resilience model
    Brigid M Gillespie
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 59:427-38. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to examine the relation of perceived competence, collaboration, control, self-efficacy, hope, coping, age, experience, education and years of employment to resilience in operating room (OR) nurses...
  36. doi request reprint Self-care after traumatic injury and the use of the therapeutic self care scale in trauma populations
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 69:286-94. 2013
    ..To report a correlational study of the relationship between gender, age, severity of injury, length of hospital stay and self-care behaviour in patients with traumatic injuries...
  37. doi request reprint A literature review of organisational, individual and teamwork factors contributing to the ICU discharge process
    Frances Lin
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Qld 4222, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 22:29-43. 2009
    ..A better understanding of discharge practices has the potential to ultimately influence ICU resource availability...
  38. ncbi request reprint ICU nurses' perceptions of discharge planning: a preliminary study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast Mail Centre, Bundall, QLD, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:90-5. 2002
    ..While ICU nurses are aptly placed to manage discharge planning, they cannot be expected to undertake this important role without a systematic approach to its implementation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of acute posttraumatic stress disorder after intensive care
    Karen Wallen
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 17:534-43; quiz 544. 2008
    ..Admission to intensive care is often a sudden and unexpected event precipitated by a life-threatening condition, 2 determinants thought to influence the development of posttraumatic stress disorder...
  40. doi request reprint Operating theatre nurses' perceptions of competence: a focus group study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 65:1019-28. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study exploring nurses' perceptions of the components of competence in the operating theatre...
  41. doi request reprint Literature review: do rapid response systems reduce the incidence of major adverse events in the deteriorating ward patient?
    Debbie Massey
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:3260-73. 2010
    ..To conduct a literature review that explores the impact of rapid response systems on reducing major adverse events experienced by deteriorating ward patients...
  42. pmc ADding negative pRESSure to improve healING (the DRESSING trial): a RCT protocol
    Brigid M Gillespie
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation HPI, Menzies Health Institute Qld MHIQ, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e010287. 2016
    ..Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is increasingly being used to reduce SSI with limited evidence for its effectiveness...
  43. doi request reprint Engaging patients and families in communication across transitions of care: an integrative review protocol
    Tracey K Bucknall
    Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 72:1689-700. 2016
    ..To describe an integrative review protocol to analyse and synthesize peer-reviewed research evidence in relation to engagement of patients and their families in communication during transitions of care to, in and from acute care settings...
  44. doi request reprint Team communications in surgery - creating a culture of safety
    Brigid M Gillespie
    NHMRC Research Centre for Excellence in Nursing Interventions NCREN, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Parklands Dr, Griffith University, Gold Coast 4222, Australia
    J Interprof Care 27:387-93. 2013
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  45. doi request reprint Clinical handover of patients arriving by ambulance to a hospital emergency department: a qualitative study
    Nerolie Bost
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University and Gold Coast Hospital, Emergency Department, 108 Nerang St, Southport, 4215 QLD, Australia
    Int Emerg Nurs 20:133-41. 2012
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  46. doi request reprint Interruptions and miscommunications in surgery: an observational study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalized Patients, Griffith Institute of Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
    AORN J 95:576-90. 2012
    ..30, P < .01). These results may help to inform the development of evidence-based interventions designed to mitigate the effects of miscommunications in surgery...
  47. doi request reprint Developing a model of competence in the operating theatre: psychometric validation of the perceived perioperative competence scale-revised
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:90-101. 2012
    ..This paper describes the development and validation of the Revised Perioperative Competence Scale (PPCS-R)...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effect of music on preoperative anxiety in day surgery
    Marie Cooke
    School of Nursing, Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 52:47-55. 2005
    ..This paper reports a study to test the hypothesis that day surgery patients who listen to music during their preoperative wait will have statistically significantly lower levels of anxiety than patients who receive routine care...
  49. ncbi request reprint The influence of personal characteristics on the resilience of operating room nurses: a predictor study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith Health, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland 4222, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:968-76. 2009
    ..However, little research has examined how personal characteristics such as age, nursing experience and education contribute to resilience in clinical environments such as the operating room (OR)...
  50. doi request reprint The effect of music on discomfort experienced by intensive care unit patients during turning: a randomized cross-over study
    Marie Cooke
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:125-31. 2010
    ..Given previous studies have identified turning as painful, current results are promising and it might be useful to determine if this is widespread...
  51. doi request reprint An outcomes evaluation of an Australian Hospital in the Nursing Home admission avoidance programme
    Julia Crilly
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Southern District ED Clinical Network, c o Emergency Department, Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 20:1178-87. 2011
    ..To undertake an outcomes evaluation of a Hospital in the Nursing Home (HINH) admission avoidance programme...
  52. doi request reprint A discussion of approaches to transforming care: contemporary strategies to improve patient safety
    Sarah Burston
    Nursing Education and Research Unit, Gold Coast Hospital, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 67:2488-95. 2011
    ..This article presents a discussion of three contemporary approaches to transforming care: Transforming Care at the Bedside, Releasing Time to Care: the Productive Ward and the work of the Studer Group(®)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Operating theater culture: implications for nurse retention
    Brigid M Gillespie
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    West J Nurs Res 30:259-77; discussion 278-83. 2008
    ..A lack of acceptance has the potential to affect members' willingness to continue working in the operating theater, and consequently, may contribute to existing nursing shortages in this specialty...
  54. doi request reprint Patient engagement in clinical communication: an exploratory study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Menzies Health Research Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Scand J Caring Sci 30:565-73. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to explore how healthcare professionals engaged patients in communication associated with care transitions...
  55. pmc Nurses' perceptions of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: a qualitative descriptive study
    Shelley Roberts
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, 4222 Australia
    BMC Nurs 15:64. 2016
    ..As part of a process evaluation for the main trial, this study assessed nurses' perceptions of the usefulness and impact of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle intervention on clinical practice...
  56. doi request reprint Family Centred Care--a way to connect patients, families and nurses in critical care: a qualitative study using telephone interviews
    Marion L Mitchell
    School of Nursing and Midwifery and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, QLD 4111, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:154-60. 2010
    ..This study sought to describe families' experiences of providing physical care to their critically ill relatives with bed-side nurses' support...
  57. doi request reprint Education and experience make a difference: results of a predictor study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    AORN J 94:78-90. 2011
    ..Importantly, education occurs in a context and thus is embedded in clinical practice...
  58. ncbi request reprint Advanced nursing roles in critical care--a natural or forced evolution?
    Maureen Coombs
    Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, England, UK
    J Prof Nurs 23:83-90. 2007
    ..These areas must be addressed to enable the international critical care community to naturally transform and evolve into fully established and legitimate advanced practitioners...
  59. ncbi request reprint Multicentre study of delirium in ICU patients using a simple screening tool
    Brigit Roberts
    ICU, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA
    Aust Crit Care 18:6, 8-9, 11-4 passim. 2005
    ..An ICU-specific delirium assessment, such as the ICDSC, should be included in routine ICU observations to minimise under-diagnosis of this serious phenomenon...
  60. doi request reprint The impact of a nurse led rapid response system on adverse, major adverse events and activation of the medical emergency team
    Debbie Massey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Parklands Drive, Southport, QLD 4215, Australia Electronic address
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 31:83-90. 2015
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions of participation in nursing care on medical wards
    Georgia Tobiano
    Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Scand J Caring Sci 30:260-70. 2016
    ..Patient participation benefits the patient and is a core concept of patient-centred care. Patients believe in their ability to prevent errors; thus, they may play a vital role in combating adverse event rates in hospitals...
  62. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Nutritional Support for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in High-Risk Hospitalized Patients
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Haitham W Tuffaha, PhD, is a Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Health Economics, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia Shelley Roberts, PhD, is a Research Fellow, School of Allied Health Sciences, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia Wendy Chaboyer, PhD, is Professor and Director, National Health and Medical Research Council NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia Louisa G Gordon, PhD, is Principal Fellow, Centre for Applied Health Economics, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia Paul A Scuffham, PhD, is Director, Population and Social Health Research Program, and Professor, Health Economics, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    Adv Skin Wound Care 29:261-7. 2016
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of nutritional support compared with standard care in preventing pressure ulcers (PrUs) in high-risk hospitalized patients...
  63. doi request reprint Indicators of injury recovery identified by patients, family members and clinicians
    Leanne M Aitken
    Nursing School of Health Sciences, City, University of London, United Kingdom Menzies Health Institute Queensland and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Australia Intensive Care Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 47:2655-2663. 2016
    ..Despite this, asking trauma patients and their families what they consider should be the priorities of care and recovery has been neglected...
  64. doi request reprint Physical Function and Mental Health in Trauma Intensive Care Patients: A 2-Year Cohort Study
    Leanne M Aitken
    1NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2Intensive Care Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, AUSTRALIA 3School of Health Sciences, City University London, London, United Kingdom 4Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, AUSTRALIA 5Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 6School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 7School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Crit Care Med 44:734-46. 2016
    ..This study was designed to examine changes in function over time after injury and to identify factors associated with long-term recovery that may be amenable to change through intervention...
  65. doi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of negative pressure wound therapy in high-risk cesarean section wounds
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Centre for Applied Health Economics, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Research Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Surg Res 195:612-22. 2015
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Effect of using a safety checklist on patient complications after surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Brigid M Gillespie
    From the National Health and Medical Research Council Research Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Research Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia B M G, W C Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait L T Research Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia M J Department of Anaesthetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia N F and Department of Hepatobiliary, Liver Transplant and General Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia K S
    Anesthesiology 120:1380-9. 2014
    ..Previous before-and-after studies indicate that the use of safety checklists in surgery reduces complication rates in patients...
  67. doi request reprint Factors contributing to the process of intensive care patient discharge: an ethnographic study informed by activity theory
    Frances Lin
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:1054-66. 2013
    ..Patient flow from intensive care to acute care units is often problematic and many discharges from intensive care to acute care are unsuccessful on the first attempt...
  68. doi request reprint Taiwanese translation and psychometric testing of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire for patients with traumatic injury
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients NCREN, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:3466-74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to undertake a cross-cultural adaptation, translation and psychometric analysis of the Illness Perception Questionnaire Revised for patients with traumatic injury in Taiwan...
  69. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses' and midwives' knowledge of epidural analgesia
    Annette Bird
    Acute Pain Service, Gold Coast Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Collegian 16:193-200. 2009
    ..Despite epidural analgesia increasingly being utilized in hospitals, very little research-based evidence is available about registered nurses' (RNs) and midwives' knowledge of this technique...
  70. doi request reprint Registered nurses' decision-making regarding documentation in patients' progress notes
    Marion Tower
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:2917-29. 2012
    ..To examine registered nurses' decision-making when documenting care in patients' progress notes...
  71. doi request reprint Nurses' use of situation awareness in decision-making: an integrative review
    Liz Stubbings
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Logan Campus, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 68:1443-53. 2012
    ..To critically review the literature related to situation awareness and clinical decision-making by nurses...
  72. doi request reprint Factors that influence the expected length of operation: results of a prospective study
    Brigid M Gillespie
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Griffith University, QLD, 4222, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:3-12. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the extent to which such factors contribute to extending the expected length of an operation. Aim To describe factors that prolong the expected length of an operation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mechanical thromboprophylaxis in critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anthony Limpus
    Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 15:402-10; quiz/discussion, 411-2. 2006
    ..To systematically review the randomized trials, observational studies, and survey evidence on compression and pneumatic devices for thromboprophylaxis in intensive care patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nurses' attitudes to and perceptions of knowledge and skills regarding evidence-based practice
    Karen L Sherriff
    Nursing Education ans Research Unit, Gold Coast Health Services District, Southport, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:363-9. 2007
    ..Providing educational courses in a clinical setting is useful in improving clinicians' attitudes to and perceptions of knowledge and skills related to EBP...
  75. ncbi request reprint The fatigue experience of haemodialysis patients in Taiwan
    Bih O Lee
    Nursing Department, Chung Hwa College of Medical Technology, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 16:407-13. 2007
    ..To expand the theoretical understanding of fatigue, this study used in-depth interview to explore the fatigue experience from haemodialysis patients' perspectives...
  76. ncbi request reprint Perioperative nurses' perceptions of competence: implications for migration
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
    ORNAC J 30:17-8, 20-2, 24 passim. 2012
    ..The demand for competence, in the operating room, may vary between clinical environments. It is, however, unclear what competency levels migrating nurses need in order to be deemed safe...
  77. doi request reprint Enhancing communication in surgery through team training interventions: a systematic literature review
    Brigid M Gillespie
    Perioperative Nurses Association, Research Center fro Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    AORN J 92:642-57. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to identify and evaluate strategies that address the sustainability of complex team training interventions across multiple OR contexts...
  78. ncbi request reprint Performance of the Faces Anxiety Scale in patients transferred from the ICU
    Lise T Gustad
    Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Units, 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:355-60. 2005
    ..The FAS was easy and quick to use and seemed to measure anxiety in ICU patients that were ready to move to the wards, however, further testing in a larger sample and with sicker ICU patients is required...
  79. doi request reprint Information sharing, knowledge transfer and patient safety
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Nurs Crit Care 13:121-3. 2008
  80. doi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of accessing a Medical Emergency Team: a qualitative study
    Debbie Massey
    Clinical Sciences 2 G16 2 49, School of Nursing and Midwifery Gold Coast, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Parklands Drive, Southport, QLD 4215, Australia Electronic address
    Aust Crit Care 27:133-8. 2014
    ..Yet, METs are often not activated or used effectively by nursing staff. The reasons for this are not fully understood...
  81. doi request reprint The effect of a transforming care initiative on patient outcomes in acute surgical units: a time series study
    Sarah Burston
    C School of Nursing and Midwifery Gold Coast campus, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 71:417-29. 2015
    ..To examine the relationship between the implementation of a transforming care initiative and two patient outcomes, inpatient falls and hospital acquired pressure ulcers...
  82. doi request reprint Nurse-sensitive indicators suitable to reflect nursing care quality: a review and discussion of issues
    Sarah Burston
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 23:1785-95. 2014
    ..To review nurse-sensitive indicators that may be suitable to assess nursing care quality...
  83. doi request reprint Postsurgery wound assessment and management practices: a chart audit
    Brigid M Gillespie
    NHMRC Research Centre for Clinical Excellence in Nursing Interventions NCREN, Centre for Healthcare Practice Innovation HPI, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 23:3250-61. 2014
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Understanding the distributed cognitive processes of intensive care patient discharge
    Frances Lin
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation RCCCPI, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 23:673-82. 2014
    ..To better understand and identify vulnerabilities and risks in the ICU patient discharge process, which provides evidence for service improvement...
  85. pmc Building shared situational awareness in surgery through distributed dialog
    Brigid M Gillespie
    NHMRC Research Centre for Clinical Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients NCREN and Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation RCCCPI, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland
    J Multidiscip Healthc 6:109-18. 2013
    ..This research reports the dialog around clinical decisions made by team members in the time-pressured and high-risk context of surgery, and the impact of these communications on shared situational awareness...
  86. pmc Social processes that can facilitate and sustain individual self-management for people with chronic conditions
    Elizabeth Kendall
    Centre for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Logan Campus, Meadowbrook, QLD 4131, Australia
    Nurs Res Pract 2012:282671. 2012
    ..This approach extends beyond the psychoeducational skills-based approach to self-management into a more ecological model for disease prevention...
  87. doi request reprint Effect of intimate partner violence on postpartum women's health in northeastern Thailand
    Amornrat Saito
    Centre for Research and Training on Gender and Women s Health, Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Nurs Health Sci 14:345-51. 2012
    ..The study findings suggest that routine screening for intimate partner violence by maternity services is urgently needed...
  88. doi request reprint Statistical process control in nursing research
    Denise F Polit
    Humanalysis, Inc, 75 Clinton Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Griffith University School of Nursing, Gold Coast, Australia
    Res Nurs Health 35:82-93. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of SPC and to illustrate its use in a study of a nursing practice improvement intervention...
  89. ncbi request reprint Health status of ICU survivors: a pilot study
    Wendy Chaboyer
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Bundall QLD
    Aust Crit Care 15:21-6. 2002
    ..It was concluded that it is feasible to conduct longitudinal research on ICU survivors but proxy responses should not be used indiscriminately...
  90. ncbi request reprint Violence towards emergency department nurses by patients
    Julia Crilly
    Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, QLD 9726, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 12:67-73. 2004
    ..Identification of trends and patterns of violence is necessary so that better health care planning and service provision as well as effective preventative and safe strategies for nurses in the workplace can be implemented...
  91. ncbi request reprint Music and its effect on anxiety in short waiting periods: a critical appraisal
    Marie Cooke
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:145-55. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Development of a theoretically derived model of resilience through concept analysis
    Brigid M Gillespie
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Gold Coast QLD, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 25:124-35. 2007
    ..The concept of resilience has been of interest to various professional groups for many years; however, it is only recently that the nursing profession has begun to recognise its potential contribution in diverse clinical contexts...
  93. doi request reprint Thai women's experience of intimate partner violence during the perinatal period: a case study analysis
    Amornrat Sricamsuk Saito
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 11:382-7. 2009
    ..The study highlights the neglect of women's rights by police and community leaders, the attribution of blame to women, and their perceived sense of powerlessness and a lack of knowledge about the available resources...
  94. ncbi request reprint Predictors of acute urinary retention after transurethral resection of the prostate: a retrospective chart audit
    Ariane McKinnon
    Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Urol Nurs 31:207-12 ; quiz 213. 2011
    ..4% of 156 patients had postoperative acute urinary retention (AUR). Pre-operative prostate size, clot retention, and pre-operative urinary tract infection distinguished men at risk for post-operative AUR...
  95. ncbi request reprint Taking the lead: opportunities await nurses
    Sally Borbasi
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:111-2. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Captain and champion: nurses' role in patient safety
    Anne Miller
    Nurs Crit Care 11:265-6. 2006
  97. doi request reprint A national survey of Australian Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Liaison Nurse (LN) services
    Suzanne Eliott
    Box Hill Hospital, Eastern Health, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 25:253-62. 2012
    ....
  98. pmc Building the clinical bridge: an Australian success
    Marianne Wallis
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing NCREN, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Qld 4222, Australia
    Nurs Res Pract 2012:579072. 2012
    ..In addition, an analysis of the practical application of Lewin's model of change management and the contribution of both servant and transformational leadership styles to the bridge building process is provided...
  99. ncbi request reprint The expanded role of the critical care nurse: a review of the current position
    Denise Harris
    Intensive Care Unit, Tweed Hospital, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 15:133-7. 2002
    ..Finally, the attributes and educational preparation required to perform at an increased level are examined...
  100. ncbi request reprint Patients' dreams and unreal experiences following intensive care unit admission
    Brigit Roberts
    Department of Intensive Care, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 9:173-80. 2004
    ..Only two patients reported long-term negative psychological sequelae, but the short-term consequence of hallucinations may also have an undiscovered impact on patients' recovery...
  101. doi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life 3 months after traumatic injury
    Bih O Lee
    Department of Nursing, Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology, Taiwan
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:83-90. 2008
    ..Examination of predictors of health related quality of life (HRQoL) with a focus on the ability of illness representations to predict HRQoL 3 months after hospital discharge in patients who experienced moderate to severe traumatic injury...