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Library e-newsletter Issue 20 - 13 June 2016

The NZNO Young Nurse of the Year Awards 2016

We are looking for nominations for young nurses who:
- show compassion or courage beyond what is expected in their role as a nurse;
- have improved care or health outcomes for their patients through their commitment to care, leadership, quality initiative or research; and
- may have overcome major challenges to deliver exceptional care. 

Nominees may be registered or enrolled nurses, may be new graduates, do not have to be in paid nursing work, must be under the age of 31 as at December 31st 2016, must be resident in New Zealand, and must be a member of NZNO.
More information: http://www.nznursesstation.org/young-nurse-awards


Articles – Cancer Causes & Control [Journal]

1. Association between abortion and breast cancer: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis based on prospective studies  
Guo, Jun; Huang, Yubei; Yang, Lei; Xie, Zhengqiang; Song, Shuhong; et al.
Cancer Causes & Control,http://search.proquest.com/assets/r20161.5.0-10/core/spacer.gif26.6http://search.proquest.com/assets/r20161.5.0-10/core/spacer.gif (Jun 2015): 811-819.
Abstract
: Although positive association between abortion and breast cancer was frequently reported from case-control studies, results from prospective studies were still unclear. This study aimed to evaluate this association based on prospective studies

2. The impact of obesity on prostate cancer recurrence observed after exclusion of diabetics
Agalliu, Ilir; Williams, Steve; Adler, Brandon; Androga, Lagu; Siev, Michael
Cancer Causes & Control,http://search.proquest.com/assets/r20161.5.0-10/core/spacer.gif26.6http://search.proquest.com/assets/r20161.5.0-10/core/spacer.gif (Jun 2015): 821-830.
Abstract
: Although overall there is a positive association between obesity and risk of prostate cancer (PrCa) recurrence, results of individual studies are somewhat inconsistent. We investigated whether the failure to exclude diabetics in prior studies could have increased the likelihood of conflicting results.

3. Hookah use prevalence, predictors, and perceptions among Canadian youth: findings from the 2012/2013 Youth Smoking Survey   
Minaker, Leia M; Shuh, Alanna; Burkhalter, Robin J; Manske, Steve R.
Cancer Causes & Control,http://search.proquest.com/assets/r20161.5.0-10/core/spacer.gif26.6http://search.proquest.com/assets/r20161.5.0-10/core/spacer.gif (Jun 2015): 831-838.
Abstract
: This study describes the prevalence, patterns of use, and perceptions about hookah in a nationally representative survey of Canadian grades 9-12 students. The Youth Smoking Survey 2012/2013 was administered to 27,404 Canadian grades 9-12 students attending schools in nine Canadian provinces representing 96 % of Canadian population.

Articles – Contemporary Nurse [Journal]

4. Person-centred care: an overview of reviews
Tanvi Sharma, Megan Bamford & Denise Dodman
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2-3, 2015, pages 107-120
Abstract
: Existing evidence suggests that a person-centred approach can improve coordination and access to health care and services. This overview sought to: (1) identify and define components of person-centred care; (2) explore nursing and health-care provider behaviours that are person-centred; and (3) identify systems level supports required to enable person-centred care.

5. A systematic review and meta-analysis of dressings used for wound healing: the efficiency of honey compared to silver on burns
Terese Lindberg, Oscar Andersson, Molina Palm & Cecilia Fagerström
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2-3, 2015 pages 121-134
Abstract
: Honey has the antibacterial effect of silver without the toxic effect of silver on the skin. Even so, silver is the dominant antibacterial dressing used in wound healing. Objectives: To evaluate the healing effects of honey dressings compared to silver dressings for acute or chronic wounds

6. Living with pain in ankylosing spondylitis: a qualitative study
Gulcan Bagcivan, Fatma Ilknur Cinar, Muhammet Cinar, Fahriye Oflaz, Senay Uzun & Salih Pay
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2-3, pages 135-147
Abstract
: Despite various quantitative studies reporting that pain is among the most serious problem in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), no detailed qualitative studies address how pain affects the life of patients with AS. Aim: To explore AS patients' experiences with pain and its effect on their lives

7. Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research
Melissa Stanley, Linda Worrall-Carter, Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Samantha McEvedy & Robyn Langham
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2-, pages 148-162
Abstract:
 To assess a dialysis nurse practitioner (NP) model of care by examining satisfaction, quality of life (QOL) and clinical outcomes of haemodialysis patients and explore experiences of dialysis nurses.

8. The effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on post-thoracotomy pain
Sevilay Erden & Sevilay Senol Celik
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2, pages 163-170
Abstract
: Pain guidelines suggest transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as a reliable analgesic method in postoperative pain. Objectives: This study was conducted as a randomized controlled study to determine the effect of TENS on postoperative pain and analgesic consumption in patients who have undergone posterolateral thoracotomy (PLT).

9. Investigating the role of Clinical Nurse Consultants in one health district from multiple stakeholder perspectives: a cooperative inquiry
Kenneth Walsh, Janine Bothe, Denise Edgar, Geraldine Beaven, Bernadette Burgess, Vhari Dickson, Stephen Dunn, Lynda Horning, Janice Jensen, Bronia Kandl, Miriam Nonu, Fran Owen & Cheryle Moss
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2, pages 171-187
Abstract
: The impetus for this research came from a group of 11 Clinical Nurse Consultants (CNCs) within a health service in NSW, Australia, who wanted to investigate the CNC role from multiple stakeholder perspectives. With support from academic researchers, the CNCs designed and implemented the study.

10. Social support as a predictor of diet and exercise self-efficacy in patients with coronary artery disease
Sek Ying Chair, Kam Biu Wong, Jennifer Yee-Man Tang, Qun Wang & Ho Yu Cheng
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2, pages 188-199
Abstract
: This study examined the role of social support and other factors in relation to exercise and diet self-efficacy in Chinese patients with coronary heart disease in Hong Kong.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on a convenience sample identified from two cardiac rehabilitation centers. Eighty-five participants joined the study.

11. The use of grounded theory in studies of nurses and midwives’ coping processes: a systematic literature search
Karen Cheer, David MacLaren & Komla Tsey
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2, pages 200-219
Abstract
: Researchers are increasingly using grounded theory methodologies to study the professional experience of nurses and midwives.
Aim: To review common grounded theory characteristics and research design quality as described in grounded theory studies of coping strategies used by nurses and midwives

12. A missing piece of the workforce puzzle. The experiences of internationally qualified nurses in New Zealand: a literature review
Brittany Lauren Jenkins & Annette Huntington
Contemporary Nurse, Volume 51, Issue 2, pages 220-231
Abstract
: Aim: To analyse the literature regarding the context and experiences of internationally qualified registered nurses, particularly Filipino and Indian nurses, who have transitioned to New Zealand. Background: Internationally qualified nurses are a significant proportion of the nursing workforce in many developed countries including New Zealand. This is increasingly important as populations age, escalating demand for nurses

Journal Table of Contents

The Tube, NZNO Gastroenterology Nurses Section
 Volume 44 Issue 2, May 2016

13A. Chairperson’s report, May 2016 [Karen Kempin]
13B. Co-editor’s Report [Health and safety at work 2015]
13C. Is it time to review the ‘Time Out’ Process? [Julie Denby]
13D. Ethnic health inequalities in colorectal cancer
13E. The use of Entonox in endoscopy procedures
13F. Camp purple live – January 24th-28th 2016
13G. Smart, effective weight loss – Aspire
13H. Gluing of gastric varices
13I. Barrett’s Oesophagus
13J. The use of throat spray by registered nurses in medical day stay unit (MDSU) at Tauranga Hospital
13K. Writing guidelines for The Tube
13L. Gastroenterology units in New Zealand

Conferences/Seminars

14. Charge Nurse Managers Study Day
Date: 19 August, 2016
Venue: Wakefield Hospital, Wellington
Time: 12.15pm – 5pm
More information: chairofnzgns@gmail.com

15.  Health and safety at work – Interactive workshop
Simpson Grierson – Terry Johnson

Date: Monday 4 July, 2016
Venue: Christchurch, Simpson Grierson, level 1, 151 Cambridge Terrace, West End
More information: http://www.simpsongrierson.com/news/2016/register-for-our-health-and-safety-workshops

16. Health and safety at work – Interactive workshop
Simpson Grierson – Terry Johnson

Date: Monday 11 July, 2016
Venue: Cobham room, Novotel Tainui Hamilton, 4 Alma Street
Time: 12.15pm – 5pm
More information: http://www.simpsongrierson.com/news/2016/register-for-our-health-and-safety-workshops

17. Nursing Management Congress 2016
Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer, publisher of The Nursing Management journal, the conference offers you educational sessions that will renew the practical and critical thinking skills you need to improve the overall quality of patient care
Date: November 6 - 10, 2016
Venue: The Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas NV
More information: https://www.nmcongress.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=160418&tabid=365606&


News – National

18. Burwood Hospital opens new facilities for elderly
Newshub - Monday 13 Jun 2016

The first elderly patients are moving into Burwood Hospital's new 230-bed facility from today. The New Zealand Defence Force is helping to move 140 patients with an average age of 85 years from Christchurch's Princess Margaret Hospital.
http://www.newshub.co.nz/nznews/burwood-hospital-opens-new-facilities-for-elderly-2016061306#axzz4BPUbDaM4

19. Long-serving midwife farewelled
ODT - Sun, 12 Jun 2016

If midwife Beverly Henderson's tennis game was not up to her usual standard during a stint in Queenstown in the late 1970s, she could blame technology. As she was on-call 24 hours a day at the town's maternity hospital, if she wanted to play tennis she had to lug a cumbersome radio telephone unit to the court and listen to it, in case she was needed.
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/386494/long-serving-midwife-farewelled

News International

20. Canada to develop national strategy on concussions in youth sports
CALGARY – Canada should have a national approach to dealing with concussions in youth sports within a year — including awareness, prevention, detection, management and surveillance. Canada’s provincial and territorial sports ministers announced Thursday they have agreed to develop a national plan, which should be ready for adoption when sports ministers meet next summer in Winnipeg
http://www.calgaryherald.com/sports/canada+develop+national+strategy+concussions+youth+sports+next+year/11976355/story.html                                                                                   
 



 



 

 

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