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Issue 3 Library e-newsletter - 15 Feb 2019

Books available for Borrowing

NZNO members can borrow books for a 4 week loan period. Please provide your current address so the books can be couriered out to you.

1. Honouring the treaty: An introduction for Pakeha to the Treaty of Waitangi
Edited by Helen Yensen, Kevin Hague & Tim McCreanor
Published in 1989

2. Challenges in Professional Supervision: Current themes and Models of Practice
Liz Beddoe and Allyson Davys
Published in 2016

3. Man for All Seasons: The Life and Times of Ken Douglas
David Grant
This major biography of arguably the country’s most dynamic and controversial trade union leader describes the arc of an extraordinary life.
Published in 2010

Articles – Medication Management/Errors

4. Development and validation of a guide for the continuity of care in perioperative medication management
Matoses-Chirivella, Carmen; Navarro-Ruíz, Andrés; Lumbreras, Blanca.
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology; Milan Vol. 19, Iss. 1,  (Dec 2018): 1-14. DOI:10.1186/s10195-018-0490-2

Abstract: Increased longevity and the prevalence of associated pathologies is leading to more hospital admissions involving chronic patients with multiple pathological problems. Objective: To develop and validate a new guide for the continuity of care in perioperative medication management in older orthopaedic surgical patients.

5. Does work-induced fatigue accumulate across three compressed 12 hour shifts in hospital nurses and aides?
Brennan J Thompson
PLoS One; San Francisco Vol. 14, Iss. 2, (Feb 2019): e0211715.
: Long and compressed work schedules are commonly worked in the healthcare industry, but more research is needed to understand the cumulative effects of multiple work shifts on physiology-based performance outcomes in nurses. The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a single nursing work shift versus three compressed (one every 24 hours) 12 hour shifts on performance-based fatigue in nurses and aides.

6. What causes medication administration errors in a mental health hospital? A qualitative study with nursing staff
Keers, Richard N; Madalena Plácido; Karen Bennett; Clayton, Kristen; Brown, Petra; et al.
PLoS One; San Francisco Vol. 13, Iss. 10,  (Oct 2018): e0206233
: Medication administration errors (MAEs) are a common risk to patient safety in mental health hospitals, but an absence of in-depth studies to understand the underlying causes of these errors limits the development of effective remedial interventions. This study aimed to investigate the causes of MAEs affecting inpatients in a mental health National Health Service (NHS) hospital in the North West of England.

7. After the Medication Error: Recent Nursing Graduates' Reflections on Adequacy of Education
Treiber, Linda A & Jones, Jackie H.
Journal of Nursing Education; Thorofare Vol. 57, Iss. 5,  (May 2018): 275-280.
: The purpose of this study was to better understand individual- and system-level factors surrounding making a medication error from the perspective of recent Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates

8. A qualitative, exploratory study of nurses’ decision-making when interrupted during medication administration within the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Bower, Rachel A; Coad, Jane E; Manning, Joseph C & Pengelly, Theresa A.
Intensive & Critical Care Nursing; Newcastle Vol. 44,  (Feb 1, 2018): 11-17
: Medication administration within the PICU is an essential but complex activity. Interruptions can impact on focus and concentration which can contribute to patient harm. Decision making by PICU nurses is influenced by interruption awareness, fluctuating levels of concentration, and responding to critically ill patient and families’ needs.

Articles – Shift Work

9. Effect of dynamic light application on cognitive performance and well-being of intensive care nurses
Simons, Koen S.; Boeijen, Enzio R. K.; Mertens, Marlies C.; Rood, Paul; de Jager, Cornelis P.C.; den Boogaard, Mark van
American Journal of Critical Care, May 2018; 27(3): 245-248. 4p
: Exposure to bright light has alerting effects. In nurses, alertness may be decreased because of shift work and high work pressure, potentially reducing work performance and increasing the risk for medical errors. Objectives To determine whether high-intensity dynamic light improves cognitive performance, self-reported depressive signs and symptoms, fatigue, alertness, and well-being in intensive care unit nurses.

10. The Impact of Shift Work on Nurses' Quality of Sleep.
Owens, Bethany
ABNF Journal, Summer 2017; 28(3): 59-63. 5p.
: Sleep and sleep quality are important to maintaining a healthy quality of life.  Nurses that work long hour shifts, more importantly, consecutive shifts, often feel the effects of not acquiring enough sleep or enough quality sleep. This descriptive study explores shift work effects on sleeping patterns among nurses. In addition, this study examines whether the lack of sleep related to shift hours effect overall quality of life.

11. Rotating shift work and colorectal cancer among nurses and midwives: a cross-sectional study.
Wickremaratne, Kalana
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, Jun-Aug 2017; 34(4): 6-15. 10p
: The main aim of this study was to explore any association between colorectal cancer (CRC) and rotating shift work in nurses and midwives. The secondary aim of this study was to identify risk factors for CRC in nurses and midwives who are rotating shift workers

12.  Impact of shift work on critical care nurses.
Pryce, Cheryl
Canadian Journal of Critical Care Nursing, Winter 2016; 27(4): 17-21. 5p
: Shift work is a common practice in the health care field to maintain 24-hour patient care. The purpose of this article is to recognize the negative impact of shift work on critical care nurses, and identify strategies to mitigate these effects. A review of the literature was completed, using the search terms: ‘shift work', ‘critical care’, impact, and health.

Journal - Table of Contents

World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery, Vol 27 No 1 February 2019

13A. Editorial: Driven to strike by government inaction
13B. Your priorities with the President: 2019 will change the face of nursing and midwifery
13C. News: Ball in government’s court as nurses and midwives get set for strike; Dispute centres on staff shortages due to low pay; Public support a boost for members
13D. News: HSE’s Service Plan for 2019 made no provision for safe staffing; HSE’s long-awaited winter plan falls short; INMO members say strike action now the only way forward
13E. News: Overcrowding hit new high in 2018
13F. News: Breaches to ED agreement pursued; Intensive WRC talks on theatre issues; Talk on pension matters; Developments in community nursing
13G. Opinion: Minister spins as health service burns
13H. News: Staffing crisis continues at Tallaght paediatric ED; Thumbs up from mater nurses as work permit issues solved; Nazareth House S39 pay restoration; Ongoing issues at Cavan General referred to WRC; Long-serving Louth County rep retires; Richmond hosts 48th FOHNEU board meeting; Busy agenda for ODN Section’s conference
13I. Bulletin Board: Questions and answers
13J. Introducing Executive Council members [Breege Creavan; Frances Cullen; Karen Eccles]
13K. Professional Development Centre: A review of recent literature
13L.Legal Focus: Introduction of termination of pregnancy services
13M. Shaping the future and bringing change
13N. Quality & Safety: using clinical decision support tools to manage sepsis in ED
13O. Focus: Emotional labour
13P. Midwifery matters: Standards in midwifery
13Q. COPD update: Changes to GOLD guidelines for 2019
13R. Pre-pregnancy care in diabetes
13S. Managing the societal impact of chronic pain
13T. Money matters: Comparing the market [The best health insurance deal]
13U. Survey on number of clinical research nurses and midwives
13V. Nurses recognised at awards night [Nursing departments among winners at St Luke’s awards ceremony


14. Goodfellow Symposium
: 22- 24 March 2019
80 presentations over two days. The programme includes: what's new in joint replacement with Kevin Karpik, early detection of skin cancer with Chris Boberg, exploring new paradigms for depression with Giresh Kanji, as well as everything you need to know about ear infections with Melanie Collins
More information and to register:

News – National

15. Eating better for your head
ODT - Monday, 11 February 2019
Want to improve your mood? It's time to ditch the junk food, writes Megan Lee.  Worldwide, more than 300million people live with depression. Without effective treatment, the condition can make it difficult to work and maintain relationships with family and friends.

16. Vitamin C research booming, 'emerging evidence' promising
Stuff - Feb 14 2019
Vitamin C is a much-hyped alternative remedy, but research into its potential impact as a treatment for serious infections and cancer is booming. International researchers will gather in Auckland on Friday to share the latest research at a two-day symposium on the subject, believed to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.

News – International

17. From problem-solving to motor skills, too much screen time stunts early development: U of C study
Calgary Herald - January 28, 2019
"Just like we limit the amount of junk food we give to kids, we also need to limit the amount of screen time," said Sheri Madigan, assistant professor in the department of psychology at the U of C. A newly published University of Calgary study has linked higher levels of screen time among two-year-old and three-year-old children with poor developmental outcomes at ages three and five. Sheri Madigan, assistant professor in the department of psychology at the U of C, said the study that followed about 2,500 Alberta homes between 2011 and 2016 found that on average, the children included in the sample were viewing screens for about two to three hours a day, between the ages of two and five.

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