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1. What patients teach: The everyday ethics of health care
Larry R. Churchill., Joseph B. Fanning & David Schenck
This book, a follow-up to Healers (OUP, 2012), answers two basic questions: As patients see it, what things allow relationships with healthcare providers to become therapeutic? What ca this teach us about healthcare ethics? The authors present detailed descriptions and analyses of 55 interviews with 58 patients, representing a wide spectrum of illnesses and clinician specialties.
2. A Maori word a day
Through its 365 Maori words you will learn:
- Definitions and word types
- Fun facts and background information
- sample sentences, in both te reo Maori and English
3. Law, ethics, and medicine: Essays in hour of Peter Skegg
Edited by Mark Henaghan & Jesse Wall
This collection contains twelve essays written by a range of internationally recognised medical lawyers. The topics cover the regulation of medial practitioners, consent, ights in bodily material, euthanasia, compensation and ethical approval for medical research, treatment orders for mental health conditions, and surrogacy laws.
4. Health informatics: An interprofessional approach
Ramona Nelson & Nancy Staggers
This book provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of health informatics, its practice, and relevant research on health informatics topics
Articles – Patient Centred Care
5. How to practice person‐centred care: A conceptual framework.
By Santana, Maria J.; Manalili, Kimberly; Jolley, Rachel J.; Zelinsky, Sandra; Quan, Hude; Lu, Mingshan.
Health Expectations. Apr 2018, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p429-440. 12p
Abstract: Globally, health‐care systems and organizations are looking to improve health system performance through the implementation of a person‐centred care (PCC) model. While numerous conceptual frameworks for PCC exist, a gap remains in practical guidance on PCC implementation. Methods: Based on a narrative review of the PCC literature, a generic conceptual framework was developed in collaboration with a patient partner, which synthesizes evidence, recommendations and best practice from existing frameworks and implementation case studies.
6. Creating and facilitating change for Person‐Centred Coordinated Care (P3C): The development of the Organisational Change Tool (P3C‐OCT).
By Horrell, Jane; Lloyd, Helen; Sugavanam, Thavapriya; Close, James; Byng, Richard.
Health Expectations. Apr2018, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p448-456. 9p
Abstract: Person Centred Coordinated Care (P3C) is a UK priority for patients, carers, professionals, commissioners and policy makers. Services are developing a range of approaches to deliver this care with a lack of tools to guide implementation. Methodology: A scoping review and critical examination of current policy, key literature and NHS guidelines, together with stakeholder involvement led to the identification of domains, subdomains and component activities (processes and behaviours) required to deliver P3C.
7. Patient value: Perspectives from the advocacy community.
By Addario, Bonnie J; Fadich, Ana; Fox, Jesme; Krebs, Linda; Maskens, Deborah; Oliver, Kathy; Schwartz, Erin; Spurrier-Bernard, Gilliosa; Turnham, Timothy.
Health Expectations. Feb 2018, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p57-63. 7p
Abstract: All health-care systems are under financial pressure and many have therefore developed value frameworks to assist decision making regarding access to treatment. Unfortunately, many frameworks simply reflect the clinically focused values held by health-care professionals rather than outcomes that also matter to patients. It is difficult to define one single homogeneous set of patient values as these are shaped by social, religious and cultural factors, and health-care environment, as well as many factors such as age, gender, education, family and friends and personal finances
8. Patient-centred care is a way of doing things: How healthcare employees conceptualize patient-centred care.
By Fix, Gemmae M.; VanDeusen Lukas, Carol; Bolton, Rendelle E.; Hill, Jennifer N.; Mueller, Nora; LaVela, Sherri L.; Bokhour, Barbara G.
Health Expectations. Feb 2018, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p300-307. 8p
Abstract: Patient-centred care is now ubiquitous in health services research, and healthcare systems are moving ahead with patient-centred care implementation. Yet, little is known about how healthcare employees, charged with implementing patient-centred care, conceptualize what they are implementing. Objective To examine how hospital employees conceptualize patient-centred care.
9. Patient engagement in clinical communication: an exploratory study.
By Chaboyer, Wendy; McMurray, Anne; Marshall, Andrea; Gillespie, Brigid; Roberts, Shelley; Hutchinson, Alison M.; Botti, Mari; McTier, Lauren; Rawson, Helen; Bucknall, Tracey.
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Sep 2016, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p565-573. 9p
Abstract: Existing practice strategies for actively involving patients in care during hospitalisation are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to explore how healthcare professionals engaged patients in communication associated with care transitions. A purposive sample of key stakeholders representing (i) patients and their families; (ii) hospital discharge planning team members; and (iii) healthcare professionals was recruited in five Australian health services.
10. Can we model trust and humility to help students make meaning of patient-centred care and interprofessional learning?
By Oswald, Anna.
Medical Education. May 2016, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p506-508. 3p
Abstract: The author discusses how to model trust and humility to help students understand patient-centred care (PCC) and interprofessional learning, focusing on medical education process as about patient and public trust. She explores the paper by Hudson and colleagues which raised concern over the need of students for prior experience to exercise responsibility, highlighting the tension between the need for meaningful experience before students can appreciate the role of PCC.
11. Perceptions of family-centred services in a paediatric rehabilitation programme: strengths and complexities from multiple stakeholders.
By: Arcuri, G. G.; McMullan, A. E.; Murray, A. E.; Silver, L. K.; Bergthorson, M.; Dahan-Oliel, N.; Coutinho, F.
Child: Care, Health & Development. Mar 2016, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p195-202. 8p
Abstract: Family-centred services (FCS) are best practice in paediatric rehabilitation and describe philosophies and approaches to medical care that emphasize the partnership and involvement of parents. While evidence supports FCS, there are complexities to its successful implementation. This mixed-methods study aimed to measure the extent to which parents and the healthcare provider (HCP) perceive service provision as being family centred, and to describe barriers and facilitators to the delivery of FCS.
12. Achieving patient-centred care: the potential and challenge of the patient-as-professional role.
By Phillips, Rebecca L; Short, Alison; Kenning, Annie; Dugdale, Paul; Nugus, Peter; McGowan, Russell; Greenfield, David.
Health Expectations. Dec 2015, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p2616-2628. 13p
Abstract: The article presents a two-phased qualitative study which aims to examine the experiences of patients and carers about interprofessional care. The study analysed data thematically. Results showed the existence of support for the patient-as-professional role, and the characteristics and influencing factors determined could guide patient engagement with support clinicians and interprofessional team to provide patient-centred care.
Articles – Nursing Economic$, Mar/Apr2018
13. Nurse Manager Learning Agility and Observed Leadership Ability: A Case Study.
Glassman, Kimberly S.
Nursing Economic$, Mar/Apr2018; 36(2): 74-82. 9p
Abstract: The article discusses a study which measured the learning agility (LA) of clinical nurse managers. The study examined the relationship of clinical nurse managers' LA between their job performance and leadership talent predictions from their nurse directors. It suggested to use LA as a vehicle for personnel management or as a conceptual grounding for nursing leadership development programs.
14. Rapid Surgical Intervention for Geriatric Patients with Fractures: Economic and Clinical Outcomes.
Nursing Economic$, Mar/Apr2018; 36(2): 88-96. 9p
Abstract: The article discusses a study on rapid surgical intervention (RSI) for older patients with fractures. The study analyzed hospitals' datasets of the NYS SPARCS database and employed a comparative effectiveness research (CER) model. It examined the association of RSI with reductions in post-procedure length of stay (LOS), total inpatient charges, in-hospital mortality, and post-admission development of delirium and pressure ulcers.
Journal – Table of Contents
Registered Nurse Journal, Vol 30, No. 1 January/February 2018
15A. Readers help set editorial agenda
15B. Democracy: A right and a responsibility
15C. Personal stories of homelessness fuel policy changes
15D. Filling the gap and giving back [For Kayla King, serving first nations and aboriginal people in the north is a natural fit]
15E. News: Quitting to win; RNAO to have a say: Wettlaufer inquiry; Managing diabetes in the north; Wellington county hospitals awarded baby-friendly designation; Women’s clinic helps patients; Nurses advocate for the homeless; End-of-life care for the homeless and vulnerably housed
15F. Nursing notes: Ontario welcomes new provincial chief nursing officer; CEO Doris Grinspun receives honorary doctorate; Am award for fearless leadership
15G. Irreplaceable [As the number of RNs in the workforce decreases, so too does confidence that patients will get the care they need, when they need it]
15H. Policy at work: An update on psychotherapy; Budget priorities
15I. Finding hope and help through focused care [NPs at two Ontario clinics specializing in the care of trafficked persons say nurses need more education to help this largely misunderstood population]
15J. BPG corner: RNAO visits Belgium for training with newest BPSO direct; Peru and Chile sign BPSO host agreements with RNAO; RNAO’s newest BPG
15K. A public perspective: RNAO develops a formalized framework for public, patient input on all things health and nursing
15L. Talking about the hard stuff [RN helps colleagues, families and communities have tough conversations about death with kids]
15M. The look of change [Registered Nurse journal has been a benefit of membership with RNAO for decades, and it’s changed just as much over the years as members have]
15N. What nursing means to me [Linda Zucker]
Conferences & Workshops
16. The IRES - 445th International Conferences on Medical and Health Science (ICMHS)
Scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry will present ongoing research activities
Date: 8th - 9th Aug, 2018
Venue: Brisbane , Australia
More information: http://theires.org/Conference2018/Australia/5/ICMHS/
17. CSANZ New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
Date: Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 June 2018
Venue: Airforce Museum, Christchurch
More information: http://www.csanzasm.nz/
News - National
18. In New Zealand's worst year for polio fatalities, 173 people died
NZ Herald - 17 Apr, 2018
More than 1000 people were infected, around 70 died, schools and other facilities were closed and there stern warnings against swimming in harbours.
The polio epidemic that gripped New Zealand for more than two years after World War II was considered the most persistent outbreak of the feared disease that the country had experienced up to that time
19. Dr Tom: Breaking the pain barrier
Dr Tom Mulholland-April 29 2018
20. Smartphones not linked to plane crashes, petrol bowser explosions or brain cancer
ABC Science - Updated 24 October 2017 at 4:33 pm
Do smartphones cause brain cancer? Do they really mess with a plane's navigation gear? And petrol pumps? Really?? When it comes to the risks of mobile phone use, one thing is certain: the warnings about cancer, plane crashes and petrol pumps have been with us from the start. But what about the evidence? It turns out those risks have as much basis in myth and misunderstanding as they do in actual fact. Even so, there is a reason you should switch to flight mode when you fly.
21. Overcoming the top roadblocks to healthier eating
If you've felt stuck when it comes to knowing you should eat better but struggle to start or sustain changes to your diet, you are not alone. After close to 20 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian, I've had the chance to observe thousands of peoples eating habits and look at a wide range of nutrition and behaviour change research articles on best practices. Here are my top three success principles on how to move forward for a healthier diet for life to increase your health, energy and move you towards your personal best weight