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Issue 3 - Library e-newsletter: 3 Feb 2017

Books added to the NZNO Library: June 2016-December 2016

NZNO members can borrow these books for 4 weeks. Please provide a street address when requesting items, as they will be couriered out to you.

1/ Body economic:  why austerity kills
Recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death
Published 2013
Argues that by adopting harsh austerity measures and cutting key social programs at a time when constituents need them most, politicians have turned their recessions into public health disasters. Presents a series of historical case studies stretching from 1930s America, to Russia and Indonesia in the 1990s, to present-day Greece, Britain, Spain, and the U.S., to reveal that governmental mismanagement of financial strife has resulted in a grim array of human tragedies, from suicides to HIV infections.

2/ Ethics, professional responsibility and the lawyer
Webb, Duncan., Dalziel, Kathryn & Cook, Kerry
Lexis/Nexis, 3rd edition, 2016
Incorporates the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006, and the Rules of Conduct and Client Care 2008, and the relevant jurisprudence, with expanded analysis of associated key topics including: lawyer-client relationships and conflicts; client confidences; privacy; and duties of care.

3/ Global health law
Gostin, Lawrence O
Harvard University Press, 2014
Systematically defines the burgeoning field of global health law, and declares the need for effective global governance for health.  Offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right

4/ Better send-off: The ultimate funeral guide
McJorrow, Gail
Published in 2015
Provides a guide to organising secular funerals and burials.

5/ Drowsy Driving Handbook: Akilla in the blink of an eye
Jenkins, Martin
Published in 2006
What the causes of drowsy driving are - when, where and why you are most "at risk" to drowsy driving such as afternoon driving or after a plane flight or after fast foods or while on medication; What the best ways are for you to avoid drowsy driving - the steps to minimise your risk of being a drowsy driver; And, if you do feel drowsy, what you must do to stay alive - and this is the simple bit - you must stop as soon as possible and take a 15 minute "power nap".

6/ Things that matter: Stories of life and death
Galler, David
Allen and Unwin, 2016
From his position as head of intensive care at Middlemore Hospital, the author reflects on life and death through his fascinating stories of working in emergency medicine.  He  frames a number of chapters around key organs such as the heart, brain, and kidneys, discussing their physical nature as well as their importance emotionally and holistically, in relation to stories about patients he has treated and his own life.  Considers wider issues like difficult conversations with patients and the doctor-patient relationship, as well as broader topics like organ donation.

7/ Workplace bullying
Darby, Frank & Scott-Howman, Andrew
Thomson Reuters, 2016
Deals with bullying in NZ’s workplaces in a way that is both educational and practical. Designed to provide employers, managers, and workers with insights into:  the nature and dynamics of bullying; strategies for preventing and managing bullying; methods of dealing with complaints of bullying; the process of investigating and resolving complaints of bullying; and the legal issues associated with complaints of bullying. 

8/ Law, ethics, and medicine: Essays in honour of Peter Skegg
Henaghan, Mark & Wall, Jesse
Thomson Reuters New Zealand Ltd, with assistance from the NZ Law Foundation, 2016
Comprises twelve essays written by a range of internationally-recognised medical lawyers, covering the topics:  the regulation of medical practitioners; consent; rights in bodily material; euthanasia; compensation and ethical approval for medical research; treatment orders for mental health conditions; and surrogacy laws.

12/ From silence to voice: What nurses know and must communicate to the public
Buresh, Bernice & Gordon, Suzanne
3rd edition, 2013
Comprehensively revised and updated, the third edition helps nurses use a range of traditional and social media to accurately describe the true nature of their work.  Analyses  images projected by nursing campaigns, offering guidance in helping nurses construct positive and powerful narratives of their work. Focuses on how nurses can describe and frame their work to seize unprecedented opportunities to advance their profession and lead improvements in health care systems.

13/ Challenges in professional supervision: Current themes and models for practice
Beddoe, Liz & Davys, Allyson
Published 2016
Draws on the latest research and theory to explore issues, trends and developments in supervision work.   Examines supervision across a broad range of settings, including health, social work and counselling.  Divided into two sections, the first describes the contemporary themes in professional supervision and the second the models and skills being employed to deliver it.

Articles – Depression

14. Patients' perspectives on the use of the Montgomery-Asberg depression rating scale self-assessment version in primary care 
By Wikberg, Carl; Pettersson, Agneta; Westman, Jeanette; Björkelund, Cecilia; Petersson, Eva-Lisa.
Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. Dec 2016, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p434-442. 9p
: The aim of the current study was to better understand how patients with depression perceive the use of MADRS-S in primary care consultations with GPs. Design:Qualitative study. Focus group discussion and analysis through Systematic Text Condensation

15. The relationship between anticipated stigma and work functioning for individuals with depression 
By Fox, Annie B.; Smith, Brian N.; Vogt, Dawne.
Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology. Dec 2016, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p883-897. 15p
: Although symptoms of depression are likely the greatest contributing factor to decreased productivity and work functioning, anticipated stigma may also have a direct and indirect impact on workplace functioning. Using a sample of veterans with a history of depression ( N = 240) who were participating in a longitudinal study of work and family functioning, we used path analyses to test the direct and indirect relationships between anticipated stigma, depressive symptoms, and three work outcomes: absenteeism, presenteeism, and global work functioning

16. Implementation of solutions to reduce opoid-induced oversedation and respiratory depression
By Meisenberg, Barry; Ness, John; Rao, Sumati; Rhule, Jane; Ley, Cathaleen.
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2/1/2017, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p162-169. 8p

Abstract: The implementation of interventions to mitigate the causes of opioid-induced oversedation and respiratory depression (OSRD) is reported. Summary. A single-site retrospective review of eligible rescue naloxone cases was conducted to identify the causes of opioid-induced OSRD in a hospital as well as to identify risk factors. A survey was used to assess potential opioid knowledge deficits among hospitalist prescribers

17. Individual differences in expectancies for change in depression: Associations with goal pursuit and daily experiences 
By Eddington, Kari M.; Burgin, Chris J.; Majestic, Catherine.
Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology. Oct 2016, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p629-642. 14p
: More optimistic expectations for change in patients entering treatment often predict more favorable outcomes. However, our understanding of the nature and function of those expectancies is limited. The current study tested the proposal that optimistic expectancies among patients seeking outpatient psychotherapy for major depressive disorder may be explained in part by having a more adaptive self-regulatory style

Articles – Collaboration

18. Collaboration, connection key to culture of safety in mental health care 
By Desmond, Kathryn.
American Nurse. Mar/Apr2016, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p1-11. 3p
: The article discusses the importance of collaboration and connection in achieving a culture of safety in mental health care, particularly in the U.S., as of March 2016. Also cited are the campaign by the American Nurses Association (ANA) to promote a culture of safety in the nurses' work environment, the report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the number of American adults with mental health disorder, and such disorders as depression and substance abuse disorder.

19. Using Data for Quality Management and Care Collaboration: Pt 1.
Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional. Jul/Aug2016, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p54-55. 2p.
: An interview with Kristy Bernhardt, manager of clinical analytics at Cedar Village, a non-profit continuing care retirement community in Mason, Ohio, is presented. Topics covered include how Bernhardt first became involved in analytics management, how data management is helping her manage Cedar Village's daily operations, and the kind of tools required to access the right data.

20. Improving Nurse-Physician teamwork: A multidisciplinary collaboration 
By Streeton, Abigail.
MEDSURG Nursing. Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p31-66. 5p
The article focuses on the formation of the Multidisciplinary Collaboration Committee (MCC) project to improve communication and teamwork among physicians and nurses. Topics discussed include the Plan, Do, Study, Act Model of quality improvement, voluntary survey to determine experiences of nurses in providing constructive feedback to physicians and post-intervention survey following the formation of MCC.

21. Collaboration amongst clinical nursing leadership teams: a mixed-methods sequential explanatory study 
By Lamont, Scott; Brunero, Scott; Lyons, Sarah; Foster, Karlie; Perry, Lin.
Journal of Nursing Management. Nov 2015, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p1126-1136. 11p
: To explore intra-professional collaboration amongst nursing leadership teams at a tertiary referral hospital in Sydney. Background Effective working within a wide network of alliances is critical to patient outcomes. An understanding of collaboration amongst nursing leadership teams is essential within this context.

22. An integrative review of facilitators and barriers influencing collaboration and teamwork between general practitioners and nurses working in general practice 
By McInnes, Susan; Peters, Kath; Bonney, Andrew; Halcomb, Elizabeth.
Journal of Advanced Nursing. Sep 2015, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p1973-1985. 13p
To identify facilitators and barriers influencing collaboration and teamwork between general practitioners and nurses working in general (family) practice. Background Internationally, a shortage of doctors entering and remaining in general practice and an increasing burden of chronic disease has diversified the nurse's role in this setting. Despite a well-established general practice nursing workforce, little attention has been paid to the ways doctors and nurses collaborate in this setting.

Journal – Table of Contents

International Nursing Review, December 2016

23A. Does education in Italy produce nurses fit for future healthcare needs? (pages 517–518)
23B. So you want to publish in International Nursing Review? A few words of advice for authors (page 519)
23C. Investing in the health workforce–keeping up the momentum (page 520)
23D. International Perspectives: Investing health worker drives economic growth, reports UN Commission; Nurses call on nations and WHO to invest in nursing leadership; Safe staffing levels vital to quality patient care, says ICN workforce forum
23E. Why not nursing? Factors influencing healthcare career choice among Singaporean students (pages 530–538)
23F. Anger expression, self-efficacy and interpersonal competency of Korean nursing students (pages 539–546)
23G. Cultural perceptions and clinical experiences of nursing students in Eastern Turkey (pages 547–554)
23H. Enhancing self-care, adjustment and engagement through mobile phones in youth with HIV. (pages 555–561)
23I. Percutaneous coronary intervention and heart surgery learning needs of patients in Jordan (pages 562–571)
23J. A policy analysis of teamwork as a proposal for healthcare humanization: implications for nursing (pages 572–579)
23K. Capacity building for global nursing leaders: challenges and experiences (pages 580–587)


24. 31st Annual Industrial & Employment Relations (IER) Summit
The latest legal developments to help you protect your organisation
- Understanding changes to the Employment Relations Act
- Ensuring compliance with the Holidays Act
- Workplace bullying
- Safe handling of medical incapacity
- Good faith Collective Bargaining
Date: 14 - 15 Mar 2017
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Auckland
More information:

25. 2017 National Rural Health Conference
Healthy Rural Communities: Mauri Ora, Whānau Ora, Wai Ora
Date: March 30 – April 2, 2017
Venue: TSB Bank Arena-Shed 6, Wellington

26. 18th Annual Medical Law Conference
- Discuss how to manage the ethical and legal obligations when working in the healthcare sector, including privacy, capacity and consent
- Learn about the current legislative environment looking at recent changes and possible future regulatory updates
Date: 30 - 31 Aug 2017
Venue: Wellington
More information:

News – National

27. Revolutionary health technology
Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:07 pm
Press Release: HMC Communications

News – International

Sleep camp: how nature can help us sleep better
The Age – Feb 3, 2017
The Australian Centre for Sleep Education suggests these tips if you have trouble sleeping:

  • No TV/computer games 1 hour before bed. No TVs in bedrooms
  • Monitor mobile phone use in bed
  • No caffeine, high sugar or high spicy food 3 to 4 hours before bed
  • Ensure relaxing and regular bedtime routine - relaxation techniques such as breathing
  • No vigorous exercise one hour before bed as it raises the body temperature
  • Finish eating 2 to 3 hours before bed - digestion competes with sleeping - hot milk is OK
  • Make sure the bedroom is comfortable (temperature, light, noise)
  • Set bedtimes and wake times - try and keep these regular
  • Learn to relax  - deal with worry and stress
  • Use a sleep diary to check how many hours you are sleeping - are you sleeping enough?

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