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Issue 35 Library e-newsletter - 19 Oct 2017

The Five Ways to Wellbeing (Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning, Give) are proven to help people find balance, build resilience and boost mental health and wellbeing.
https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/home/our-work/category/42/five-ways-to-wellbeing-at-work-toolkit


Articles -  International Journal of Nursing Practice, October 2017

1. Editorial: Evidence in a post-truth world: Nurses and critical thinking
Lin Perry
International Journal of Nursing Practice
, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: In the big story of our age—climate change—evidence struggles for air time and support in the face of alternative truths that deny anything other than climatic business as usual or random variation; that promote fossil fuels (coal), rescind and renege on policies and agreements to limit carbon emissions. While scientists labour to fact-check, post-truth rolls on, swamping the media and morphing the message

2. The quality of life of patients developed delirium after coronary artery bypass grafting is determined by cognitive function after discharge: A cross-sectional study
Yuling Chen, Shu Ding, Xiangjun Tao, Xinwei Feng, Sai Lu, Yuzhi Shen, Ying Wu and Xiangguang An
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: Postoperative delirium (POD) and declined cognitive function were common in patients (especially elderly patients) who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), which may affect quality of life (QoL). The aim of this study was to determine the relationships among age, POD, declined cognitive function, and QoL in patients who underwent CABG

3. The health-related quality of life of patients with prostate cancer and their spouses before treatment compared with the general population
Eeva Harju, Anja Rantanen, Marja Kaunonen, Mika Helminen, Taina Isotalo and Päivi Åstedt-Kurki
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: To describe the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with prostate cancer and their spouses in comparison with the Finnish general population, using the RAND 36-Item Health Survey. An additional purpose was to describe the associations between the background variables of the participants and their HRQOL.

4. Postpartum depressive symptoms and their association with social support among foreign mothers in Japan at 3 to 4 months postpartum
Sawo Imai, Sachiko Kita, Hiromi Tobe, Masako Watanabe, Aya Nishizono-Maher and Kiyoko Kamibeppu
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: With Japan's globalization, maternal-child health care for foreign mothers is highly necessary. We examined postpartum depressive symptoms in foreign mothers in Japan and the factors associated with such symptoms, particularly social support.

5. Developing a medical picture book for reducing venipuncture distress in preschool-aged children
Ying Tsao, Hui-Chen Kuo, Hsui-Chuan Lee and Shuenn-Jiun Yiin
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: Distress associated with needle-related procedures is a major concern in preschool-aged children nursing. This study developed a medical picture book for supporting preschool-aged children facing a venipuncture and determined the effectiveness of such a book intervention in decreasing behavioural distress.

6. Nurses' use of mobile instant messaging applications: A uses and gratifications perspective
John Robert Bautista and Trisha T.C. Lin
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: To explore how and why mobile instant messaging applications are used by Filipino nurses as part of their work. Guided by the uses and gratifications theory, in-depth interviews with 20 staff nurses working in 9 hospitals (ie, 4 private and 5 public hospitals) in the Philippines were conducted in July 2015

7. The relationship between professional communication competences and nursing performance of critical care nurses in South Korea
Hyo-Suk Song, JiYeon Choi and Youn-Jung Son
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: Ineffective communication of critical care nurses can lead to higher levels of burnout and negatively affect quality of patient care and patient outcomes such as higher mortality. The purpose of this study is to describe the relationship between professional communication competences and nursing performance of critical care nurses in South Korea.

8. Effectiveness of applying flipped learning to clinical nursing practicums for nursing students in Korea: A randomized controlled trial
Hyun Sook Kim, Mi Young Kim, Mi-Kyoung Cho and Sun Joo Jang
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to develop flipped learning models for clinical practicums and compare their effectiveness regarding learner motivation toward learning, satisfaction, and confidence in performing core nursing skills among undergraduate nursing students in Korea.

9. Insomnia in nursing students and related factors: A cross-sectional study
Zeynep Güneş and Hülya Arslantaş
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: The aim of this study is to determine the factors affecting insomnia in nursing students. This study was conducted with 379 nursing students, studying at a university in western Anatolia/Turkey between 2014 and 2015 as a descriptive and cross-sectional analytic study

10. Validity and reliability of the Turkish Adherence to Refills and Medications Scale
Feray Gökdoğan and Duygu Kes
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Vol. 23, Issue 5 October 2017
Abstract
: The aim of the study was to create a Turkish version of the Adherence to Refills and Medications Scale (ARMS-7) and to examine its validity and reliability. The sample of this methodological type study consisted of 100 Turkish patients with chronic disease. In the evaluation of data, the content validity index, Cronbach α, test-retest, item total score correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, and adherence statistics were used.

Journal - Table of Contents

The Tube: NZNO Gastroenterology Nurses’ College

Volume 44, Issue 6 November 2017

11A. Chairperson’s Report [Karen Kempin]
11B. Editor’s Report [Karen Clarke]
11C. Secretary’s Report [Jeanette Shaw]
11D. Workplace Bullying
11E. Wheat or not to wheat: Is the gluten free diet here to stay
11F. Open Book: Learning from close calls and adverse events
11G. What structural factors will the proposed colorectal cancer screening programme need to consider to ensure equity of uptake for Maori?
11H. Out with the nurse-doctor divide, in with understanding and communication
11I. ANZGITA Training Program 2017
11J. NZNO Gastroenterology Nurses Section [Minutes of the AGM, 24 November 2016]
11K. Bladder dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease
11L. Writing guidelines for The Tube
11M. Gastroenterology Units in New Zealand

Conferences & Workshops

12. KPMG and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner
Enabling the Appropriate Sharing of Personal Information: A Panel Discussion

Date: Thu 2nd Nov 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Venue: KPMG, 10 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
More information: Sharyn Leonard sharyn.leonard@privacy.org.nz
To register: https://enabling-the-appropriate-sharing-of-personal-information-a.lilregie.com/step1

13. NZ Resus 2018 – Coming of Age 
Improving outcomes for 21 years

This conference will appeal to those who provide urgent medical care outside of hospital, and part of the programme will include a stream for first aid and out-of-hospital response.
Date: 19-21 April 2018
Venue: Te Papa, Wellington
http://www.confer.co.nz/nzresus2018/

News – National

14. Virus closes hospital wards and leads to warning ahead of annual show weekend
Stuff - October 17 2017
A nasty virus has led to the closure of some hospital wards and prompted Hawke's Bay medical staff to warn show-goers to be vigilant about washing their hands.
The highly contagious Norovirus was circulating in the region. Seven patients have suspected norovirus and about 30 hospital staff have symptoms
https://i.stuff.co.nz/national/health/97974956/virus-closes-hospital-wards-and-leads-to-warning-ahead-of-annual-show-weekend

15. Drug tests at festivals find dangerous new varieties posing as well-known pills
Stuff - October 16 2017
Kiwis are taking dangerous new varieties of drugs, with many being unaware they are doing so. Tests conducted by volunteers at festivals and other events last summer found about 30 per cent of the drugs taken by those who offered samples did not contain what their users thought they did. Instead many contained new varieties of drugs called cathinones, which mimic the effects of better-known drugs, but are much more harmful

16. New Zealand the world's third-most obese nation
Newshub 12/10/2017
Any doubts about New Zealand's obesity epidemic have been dispelled by a new international study that shows we are the third fattest nation in the world.
An OECD obesity update, released on Thursday, shows that 30.7 percent of adults in this country are classified as obese - up from 26.5 percent in 2007.
http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2017/10/new-zealand-the-world-s-third-most-obese-nation.html

  

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