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Issue 40 Library e-newsletter - 14 Dec 2017

Happy New Year to you all

  • 15 January 2018 - The NZNO Library has reopened and we look forward to hearing from you.

Articles - AlterNative Journal [2017]

1. Māori nurses’ experiences of the Nursing Entry to Practice Transition Programme
Donna Foxall, Rachel Forrest, Salome Meyer
AlterNative Vol 13, Issue 4, 2017 First Published September 18, 2017; pp. 246–255
: This study captures the kōrero pūrūkau (spoken experiences/perspectives) of Māori Registered Nurses from two New Zealand District Health Boards who transitioned from undergraduate study to practice by completing the Nursing Entry to Practice Transition Programme during 2010 to 2012. The research approach was informed by Kaupapa Māori (Māori approach), and semi-structured one-to-one interviews allowed participants to share their visions, feelings, and memories

2. Supervision of Indigenous research students: considerations for cross-cultural supervisors
Denise Wilson
AlterNative Vol 13, Issue 4, 2017 First Published September 12, 2017; pp. 256–265
: Essential to Indigenous research students’ development is their preparation to undertake Indigenous research with an appropriate Indigenous approach. Successful preparation of Indigenous students is contingent on quality student–supervisor relationships. The literature indicates that Indigenous student supervision undertaken by non-Indigenous supervisors can be hindered.

3. Reflexivity and the insider/outsider discourse in indigenous research: my personal experiences
Abukari Kwame
AlterNative Vol 13, Issue 4, 2017 First Published September 12, 2017; pp. 218–225
: This article is a contribution to the ongoing discussions on who should conduct indigenous research and problematizes the notion of insider/outsider discourse in indigenous research. Drawing on my personal experiences in the form of case studies, I argue that self-locating in indigenous research is complex given that researcher self-positioning is not normally done by the researcher but through a process of negotiation with the participants;

Articles - International Journal of Nursing Practice, Oct 2017

4. 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
: 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

5. 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
: 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..

6. 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
: 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.

7. 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
: 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. Interview data were analysed through a phenomenological perspective to thematic analysis.

8. 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
: 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.

Articles – Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sept 2017

9. Canal stenosis
Vivian, David
Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Vol. 21, Sept 2017
: Canal stenosis is the narrowing of the canal through which the spinal cord and nerves travel. The spinal canal can be congenitally narrow, and whatever its original state, it tends to narrow further over time because of trauma and degeneration

10. Greater trochanteric pain syndrome
Eivers, Tore
Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Vol. 21, Sept 2017
: Lateral hip pain is a common presentation in general practice and for those practising musculoskeletal medicine. The potential causes can be quite varied. Amongst the most common are referred pain from the lumbosacral spine and sacroiliac joints, hip joint, and disorders of the muscles and tendons inserting near or around the greater trochanter of the femur.

11. Complex regional pain syndrome
Keightly, Jenny
Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Vol. 21, Sept 2017
: In 1994, at the age of 26, Mrs. A underwent a tibialis anterior decompression at her left ankle for persisting lower leg pain related to tibialis anterior tendinopathy. Prior to the development of the tendinopathy she had been undergoing training for a half marathon

12. Ultrasound imaging in rotator cuff tears
Mathew, Ronnie
Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Vol. 21, Sept 2017
: Musculoskeletal pain is the third most common cause for presentation to a General Practitioner (GP). Of these presentations, shoulder pain is among the most common. Indeed, up to 95% of those with shoulder pain are treated at the primary care level.

13. Coccygeal pain
Vivian, David
Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Vol. 21, Sept 2017
: Chronic coccydynia may result from disc degeneration, instability of the sacrococcygeal joint, deformity of the coccyx, or disruption of the sacrococcygeal joint.

14. Pregabalin for pain in fibromyalgia in adults
Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine, Vol. 21, September 2017
: This review updates part of an earlier Cochrane review on 'Pregabalin for acute and chronic pain in adults' (Moore 2009), and considers only fibromyalgia pain. Pain response with pregabalin is associated with major benefits for other symptoms, and improved quality of life and function in people with chronic painful conditions.

Journal - Table of Contents

OT Insight: Magazine of the Occupational Therapy New Zealand
Vol. 38 No.8, December 2017

15A. From the editor
15B. From the Executive Director [OT strategic themes]
15C. OTNZ-WNA News [Occupational Therapy Week 23-27 October 2017; Karis Boyd Memorial Trust Hardship Grant; September 2018 Clinical Workshop in Napier]
15D. Occupational therapy and prosthetic rehabilitation in New Zealand: A new frontier
15E. Professional supervision for personal well-being
15F. Occupational Therapy Week 2017 #SocialChange #OccupationalJustice
15G. Using PAL to promote occupation for people with dementia
15H. Understanding career development in health
15I. Refugees feel the freedom of biking
15J. CPE calendar


16. Goodfellow Symposium 2018
Date: 24th & 25th March 2018, 8.30-5.30pm
Venue: Vodafone events centre
770 Great South Rd, Wiri, Manukau
Programme Overview:
Keynote speaker: The human brain is not designed for thinking

17. New Zealand Nurses Organisation
Medico-Legal Forum 2018
'Informed Consent'

Forum 1: Wednesday 14 February 2018 - Holiday Inn Auckland, 2 Ascot Road, Mangere
Forum 2: Thurs 15 February 2018 - Fairway Conference Centre, 17A Silverfield, Wairau Valley
Wednesday 21 February 2018 - Rydges Latimer Christchurch, 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch Central
Thursday 22 February 2018 - Otago Golf Club, 125 Balmacewen Rd, Maori Hill
Wednesday 28 Feb 2018- To Te Whare Waka Function Centre, 2 Taranaki Street, Wellington
New Plymouth
Thursday 1 March 2018 - Novotel New Plymouth Hobson, Cnr Hobson and Leach Streets
Wednesday 7 March 2018 - The Narrows Landing, 431 Airport Road, Tamahere
Register online:

News - National

18. The Five Ways to Wellbeing, Ētahi ara e rima ki te ngākau ora, help people stay mentally well.
Mental wellbeing is one of the most valuable business assets. Workplaces that prioritise mental health have better engagement, reduced absenteeism and higher productivity, while people have improved wellbeing, greater morale and higher job satisfaction.
1. Connect, me whakawhanaunga 
2. Give, tukua
3. Take notice, me aro tonu
4. Keep learning, me ako tonu
5. Be active, me kori tonu
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News - International

19. The apps helping young people manage their money
The Age – Dec 12, 2017
When Emily Jensen* arrived home from work a few months ago, she found her housemate gone, along with all his possessions. When she checked her bank account shortly after, she found he owed her more than $2000 in rent and bills. Jensen, 27, eventually got the money back but she lost two friends in the process. She has since downloaded an app called easyshare, which collects housemates' shares of the rent and pays them directly to the landlord.

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