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Issue 13 Library e-newsletter - 18 April 2018


Available for issue for 4 weeks to current NZNO members. Please provide your address so the books can be couriered to you.

1. Conflict 101: A manager’s guide to resolving problems so everyone can get back to work
Shearouse, S. H.
American Management Association; 2011

This book gives you the tools you need to navigate relationships, build compromises and collaborations, and not only get your team back on track, but channel the energy of disagreements into positive results.

2. Make her praises heard afar: New Zealand women overseas
Tolerton, Ane

This book celebrates those women who were not NZANS nurses but were not at home: the women who worked overseas in the war effort. They worked as doctors, dentists and ambulance drivers. Members of the British women’s services and managers of hospitals and convalescent homes.  Many worked fro free and some paid for amenities whose provision is attributed to men’s groups or the government.

3. Te Tirohanga a te Manu “a birds perspective”
Professional supervision guide for nursing leaders and managers

This guide is specifically designed to help nursing leaders and managers understand what professional supervision is and how it relates to nursing. It defines the responsibilities of the organisation and provides guidance on how to implement and evaluate professional supervision from an organisational perspective.
Published in 2017

4. Te Tirohanga a te Manu “a birds perspective”
Professional supervision guide for nursing supervisors

This guide is designed to help more experienced mental health and addiction nurses, who are either new to the role of supervisor or are already supervisors, gain a more technical understanding of their roles and responsibilities. This guide should be used to enhance supervision training.
Published in 2017

Articles – Delirium

5. Delirium assessment and management: A qualitative study on aged-care nurses’ experiences
Jauny, R & Parsons, J.
Unitec ePress Occasional and discussion paper series 7/2017
: Aged residential care (ARC) residents with morbid health conditions frequently experience
delirium. With awareness of risk factors and knowledge about delirium, ARC
nurses can play a vital role in early identification, assessment and treatment, but most importantly
in preventing delirium in aged-care residents as well as improving health outcomes.

6. Innovation and Translation: An evolving approach to delirium: A mixed-methods process evaluation of a hospital-wide delirium program in New Zealand
Abdullah AO Alhaidari and Rosalind AC Allen-Narker
Australasian Journal on Ageing, Vol.36, Issue 2 June 2017: E20-E26
DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12406
: A process evaluation was carried out to assess and potentially improve the design and implementation of a hospital-wide delirium program.

7. Differentiation of delirium, dementia and delirium superimposed on dementia in the older person
Brooke, Joanne
British Journal of Nursing, 4/12/2018; 27(7): 363-367. 5p
: Delirium is an acute clinical emergency that requires prompt clinical intervention. A predisposing factor for delirium is dementia, and delirium may highlight the vulnerability of a patient to developing dementia. However, delirium also occurs during an acute illness in patients diagnosed with dementia; this is classified as delirium superimposed on dementia.

8. Delirium Assessment Tools for Use in Critically III Adults: A Psychometric Analysis and Systematic Review.
Gélinas, Céline
Critical Care Nurse, Feb 2018; 38(1): 38-50
: Delirium is highly prevalent in critically ill patients. Its detection with valid tools is crucial. This article analyses the development and psychometric properties of delirium assessment tools for critically ill adults.

9. Geriatric Delirium Care: Using Chart Audits to Target Improvement Strategies.
Loftus, Carla A.; Wiesenfeld, Lesley A.
Canadian Geriatrics Journal, Dec 2017; 20(4): 246-252. 7p
: Our hospital identified delirium care as a quality improvement target. Baseline characterization of our delirium care and deficits was needed to guide improvement efforts. Methods Two inpatient units were selected: 1) A general internal medicine unit with a focus on geriatrics, and 2) a surgical unit.

Articles –  E cigarettes/Vaping

10. Prevalence of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use among youth globally: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of country level data
Sze Lin Yoong; Emily Stockings; Li Kheng Chail; Flora Tzelepis; John Wiggers; Christopher Oldmeadow; Christine Paul; Armando Peruga et al
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health (ANZJPH), 12 March 2018
Objective: To describe the prevalence and change in prevalence of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use in youth by country and combustible smoking status.

11. Review: E-cigarettes: To vape or not to vape
Haggan, Megan; Paola, Sheshtyn
AJP: The Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 98 Issue 1162 (Jun 2017)
: The TGA's decision to effectively ban e-cigarettes has generated intense debate among the medical profession.

12. E-cigarettes: Smokers' saviour, tobacco industry smokescreen or something in between?
Rechichi, Vic
Of Substance: The National Magazine on Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs, Vol. 12, No. 2, Jul 2014: 10-13
: While electronic cigarette use has grown rapidly in Australia and globally, there is fierce debate about whether the devices help smokers quit conventional cigarette use or are the latest 'miracle cure' peddled by the tobacco industry

Journal – Table of Contents

International Nursing Review, Volume 65 Number 1, March 2018

13A. The importance of ICN Workforce Forums and the development of our profession
13B. Nurse advocacy and protection of older people
13C. Fostering international collaboration to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by mobilizing resources –My experience in the World Health Organization Nursing and Midwife Scholar Programme
13D. Nursing leaders across Asia meet to discuss challenges faced by nursing in the region; Global voice of nursing heard at high-level Forum on Human Resources for Health
Nurses key to ending tuberculosis in the sustainable development era; Annual ICN International Workforce Forum debates the professions’ workforce planning and issues
13E. Changing nurse licensing examinations: media analysis and implications of the Canadian experience
13F. Delineating advanced practice nursing in New Zealand: a national survey
13G. Early nurse attrition in New Zealand and associated policy implications
13H. Disaster preparedness among nurses: a systematic review of literature
13I. Health literacy interventions for immigrant populations: a systematic review
13J. Among nurses, how does education level impact professional values? A systematic review
13K. Treatments for people living with schizophrenia in Sub‐Saharan Africa: an adapted realist review
13L. Developing nursing research in the United Arab Emirates: a narrative review
13M. Experiences of case management with chronic illnesses: a qualitative systematic review
13N. Correlates of treatment satisfaction and well‐being among patients with type II diabetes
13O. Nursing clinical practice changes to improve self‐management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
13P. Nurses' perceptions of health beliefs and impact on teaching and practice: a Q‐sort study


14. CSANZ New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
Date: Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 June 2018
Venue: Airforce Museum, Christchurch
More information:

News - National

15. Ministry of Education decline thousands of funding applications for kids with special needs
Donna-Lee Biddle 14:24, April 17 2018
Well-behaved autistic children are falling through the cracks because they can't get government funding, according to a Hamilton-based clinical psychologist. The Ministry of Education received close to 10,000 applications for Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) funding over the last six years, between July 2011 and September 2017 and one-third of those applications - or 3057 - were declined.

News - International

16. Breakthrough in quest to cure the incurable cancer that strikes kids
The Age – 16 April 2018
Australian researchers have made a significant breakthrough they hope could one day result in children surviving the disease. Following more than 250 unsuccessful drug trials around the world, a team from the Children’s Cancer Institute in Sydney has been using a new approach. Using donated tumours from children who have died, they have been able to regrow DIPG cancer cells in the lab, and they have subjected them to thousands of different drugs using a robot.

17. Explainer: What's causing the flesh-eating ulcer epidemic?
The Age – 16 April 2018
Nearly everything about Victoria’s flesh-eating ulcer outbreak is mysterious. We don’t know how it got here. We don’t know how or why it’s spreading. We don’t know where it’s coming from.And, most worryingly, we don’t know where it’s going next.

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