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Issue 27 Library e-newsletter - 23 August 2019


These books are available for loan for a period of 4 weeks
We courier them out to you so please provide a physical address


1. Advancing perioperative practice
Edited by Mark Radford., Bernie County & Melanie Oakley
Published 2004
Covers all three areas of the surgical experience: pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care. Addresses aspects vital to patient safety including infection control and risk management.

2. Contexts of nursing
John Daly., Sandra Speedy & Debra Jackson
4th edition, published 2014
A collection of work by a range of Australian and New Zealand Scholars. This book introduces the theory, language and scholarship of nursing and healthcare in a way which encourages reflection, discussion and debate. Topics include history, culture, ethics, law, technology and professional issues.

3. In practice: The lives of New Zealand women doctors in the 21st century
Edited by Dr Rosy Fenwicke
Published 2004
Among the thirteen women doctors sharing their stories are breast physician Jackie Blue; Helen Rodenburg, former president of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practice; Gynaecologist Hilary Liddell & Robyn Toomath, endocrinologist and anti-obesity campaigner.

4. Mental health: A person-centred approach
Edited by Nicholas Procter., Helen P Hamer., Denise McGarry., Rhonda L. Wilson & Terry Froggatt
Published 2014
This book is a comprehensive resource which utilises fresh thinking to support the development of safe, high-quality, person-centred care in both the Australian and New Zealand context.

Articles – Vaping/E-Cigarettes

5. Different Smokes for Different Folks? E-Cigarettes and Tobacco Disparities.
Giovenco, Daniel P.
American Journal of Public Health. Sep 2019, 109(9), 1162-1163. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305250
In this issue of AJPH, Spears et al. (p. 1224) make a novel contribution to the literature by examining sociodemographic correlates of ENDS use among cigarette smokers and smokers of noncigarette products, a group often overlooked in research on ENDS use behaviors.

6. Financial Conflicts of Interest and Stance on Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Systematic Review.
Hendlin, Yogi H.; Vora, Manali; Elias, Jesse; Ling, Pamela M.
American Journal of Public Health. Jul 2019, Vol. 109 Issue 7, pe1-e8.
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305106

Tobacco companies have actively promoted the substitution of cigarettes with purportedly safer tobacco products (e.g., smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes) as tobacco harm reduction (THR). Given the tobacco, e-cigarette, and pharmaceutical industries' substantial financial interests, we quantified industry influence on support for THR.

7. The E-Cigarette Debate: What Counts as Evidence?
Fairchild, Amy Lauren; Bayer, Ronald & Lee, Ju Sung.
American Journal of Public Health. Jul 2019, 109(7), 1000-1006.
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305107.

Two major public health evaluations of e-cigarettes—one from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), the other from Public Health England (PHE)—were issued back to back in the winter of 2018. While some have read these analyses as broadly consistent, providing support for the view that e-cigarettes could play a role in smoking harm reduction, in every major respect, they come to very different conclusions about what the evidence suggests in terms of public health policy. How is that possible?

Articles – Nursing Economic$ Journal, May/Jun 2019

8. Development and Implementation of a Forecasting Model for Inpatient Nurse Scheduling.
Bowie, Danielle; Fischer, Rachel &Holland, Margaret L.
Nursing Economic$. May/Jun 2019, 37(3), p144-151
Basic staffing and scheduling methods of the past are not meeting the complex demands of the nurse scheduling problem (NSP). The overall goal of this study was to develop and implement a nurse scheduling forecasting model for a 33- bed inpatient nursing unit to address the challenges of the NSP during the schedule creation phase.

9. Using Lean Principles of Standard Work to Improve Clinical Nursing Performance.
Boettcher, Philip A.; Hunter, Rebecca B.; McGonagle, Piaras.
Nursing Economic$. May/Jun 2019, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p152-163

Assuring delivery of high-quality patient care is a daily endeavor. Lean principles of standard work were utilized by the charge nurses through a mentorship model to improve patient outcomes.

10. EntrepreNurses: Nursing's Evolving Role in Innovation Strategy.
Lopez, Elizabeth; Gonzalez, Jackie L.; Cordo, Jennifer A.; Janvier-Anglade, Manuella & Fitzpatrick, Therese A. Nursing Economic$. May/Jun 2019, 37(3), 159-163.

Based on their commitment to improving patient outcomes and their extensive bedside experience, nurses often are the best of creative problem solvers for patients and their families. Innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities arise during unique moments of problem identification by nurses working with patients.

Articles – Child: Care, Health & Development, July 2018

11. Factors associated with delayed infant immunization in a nationally representative cohort study.
Homel, J.; Edwards, B.
Child: Care, Health & Development. Jul 2018, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p583-591.DOI: 10.1111/cch.12560
Many children in developed countries do not receive recommended vaccines on time. However, knowledge about factors related to timeliness remains limited. Quantifying the relative impact of parental attitudes compared with socio‐demographic factors for delayed immunization would inform policy responses

12. “Not such a kid thing anymore”: Young adults' perspectives on transfer from paediatric to adult cardiology care.
Catena, G.; Rempel, G. R.; Kovacs, A. H.; Rankin, K. N.; Muhll, I. V. & Mackie, A. S.
Child: Care, Health & Development. Jul 2018, 44(4), 592-598. DOI: 10.1111/cch.12564.

Transfer of adolescents with congenital heart disease from paediatric cardiology providers to specialized adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) care providers is becoming a standard practice. However, some paediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for their patients into adult life. Little is known about the perspectives of young adult patients who have been transferred to ACHD clinics versus those who continue to receive their cardiology care in paediatric settings.

Articles - Cyberbullying

13. Cyberbullying prevention: Insight and recommendations from youths, parents, and paediatricians. Mehari, K. R.; Moore, W.; Waasdorp, T. E.; Varney, O.; Berg, K.; Leff, S. S.
Child: Care, Health & Development. Jul 2018, 44(4), 616-622. DOI: 10.1111/cch.12569

The purpose of this study was to identify injunctive norms for cyberbullying prevention among youths, parents, and primary care providers, as well as barriers to preventive behaviours.

14. Involving young people in cyberbullying research: The implementation and evaluation of a rights‐based approach.
Dennehy, Rebecca; Cronin, Mary & Arensman, Ella.
Health Expectations. Feb 2019, 22(1), 54-64. 11p. DOI: 10.1111/hex.12830.

Cyberbullying is an international Public Health concern. Efforts to understand and address it can be enhanced by involving young people. This paper describes a rights‐based collaboration with young people in a qualitative exploration of cyberbullying.

15. Social Media and Adolescent Health.
Guinta, Maggie R.
Pediatric Nursing. Jul/Aug 2018, 44(4), 196-201
Research indicates social media offers both advantages and detriments to
the health of an adolescent. Risks of social media use in this population include
cyberbullying, educational and mental health consequences, sexting, and privacy

16. Cyberbullying: a storm in a teacup?
Wolke, Dieter; Lee, Kirsty; Guy, Alexa.
European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Aug 2017, 26(8), 899-908. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-017-0954-6.

Cyberbullying has been portrayed as a rising 'epidemic' amongst children and adolescents. But does it create many new victims beyond those already bullied with traditional means (physical, relational)? Our aim was to determine whether cyberbullying creates uniquely new victims, and whether it has similar impact upon psychological and behavioral outcomes for adolescents, beyond those experienced by traditional victims.

17. Design, development and validation of a workplace cyberbullying measure, the WCM.
Farley, Samuel; Coyne, Iain; Axtell, Carolyn & Sprigg, Christine.
Work & Stress. Oct-Dec 2016, 30(4), 293-317

Cyberbullying research is beginning to expand from its roots in the youth context into the organizational realm. However, a lack of psychometrically sound scales that capture the diverse features of technological communication has hindered workplace cyberbullying research. The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable measure to assess cyberbullying across various communication technologies and disparate working populations

Articles – Australian Journal of General Practice, July 2019

18. General practitioners' perceptions, attitudes and experiences of frailty and frailty screening
Ambagtsheer, Rachel C; Archibald, Mandy M; Lawless, Michael; Mills, David; Yu, Solomon & Beilby, Justin J
Australian Journal of General Practice, 48(7), Jul 2019

General practitioners (GPs) are uniquely positioned to support frailty identification and management. However, awareness of frailty and its treatment remains an emergent concept for many. Consequently, our aim was to explore GPs' perceptions, attitudes and experiences of frailty and frailty screening.

19. A function-focused approach in primary care for older people with functional decline
Poulos, Christopher J & Poulos, Roslyn G
Australian Journal of General Practice, 48(7), Jul 2019

The aim of this article is to discuss 'reablement' and 'restorative care' in the context of providing a function-focused approach in primary care to address the needs of older people with functional decline.

20. Management of human immunodeficiency virus in older people
Eu, Beng; Salleh, Ethan; Sakko, Andrew & Guaraldi, Giovanni
Australian Journal of General Practice, 48(7), Jul 2019

The proportion of older (aged >=50 years) people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) within the HIV-positive population is increasing. Many comorbidities associated with ageing are observed more frequently and/or occur at an earlier age among PLHIV, compared with people who are uninfected.

21. Exploring opportunities for general practice registrars to manage older patients with chronic disease: A qualitative study
Bentley, Michael; Kerr, Rohan; Scott, Fiona; Hansen, Emily; Magin, Parker & Bonney, Andrew
Australian Journal of General Practice, 48(7), Jul 2019

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of general practice supervisors and registrars when providing in-practice care for older patients with chronic disease

Journal – Table of Contents

The Tube – NZNO Gastroenterology Nurses’ College, Vol. 44, Issue 12
August 2019

22A. Chairperson’s report [Yearly Leaders and managers Day]
22B. Polyps and Colorectal Cancer
22C. The use of simethicone: “Bubble or not to bubble”
22D. Report 2019: ECCO Denmark conference
22E. SIES 2019: Using the DETECT assessment method for intra and post procedure care of patients with GI bleeding
22F. Hironori: A real hero
22G. Gastroenterology units in New Zealand


23. Wellbeing at Work Conference
A unique platform for New Zealand employers and executives to network and discuss the current opportunities and challenges when creating and implementing a healthy and inclusive workplace
Date: 14 - 15 Oct 2019
Venue: Grand Millennium , Auckland
More information:

24. PCNNZ Conference 2019
Mahi Tahi: Working together: Palliative care without borders
Date: 21 & 22 October 2019
Venue: James Cook Hotel, Wellington
More information:

25. New Zealand Society for Oncology Conference
held in conjunction with Cancer Nurses College (NZNO)
Date: 25-26 October 2019
Venue: Harbourside Function Centre, Wellington
More information:

News – National


26. Research: Troubling gap facing cancer survivors
Otago Daily Times – 20 August 2019
The team behind the small pilot study plan to explore the suspect gap further in a new $2m, five-year cancer research programme, announced today. Study co-author Dr Richard Egan, of Otago University's Dunedin School of Medicine, said while cancer was often thought of as an affliction of the elderly, Kiwis between 25 and 64 accounted for nearly half of new cancer registrations.

27. A window on the quality of Aotearoa New Zealand's health care 2019 – a view on Māori health equity
HQSC - 29 Jul 2019
The report is divided into three chapters. The first analyses inequity between how Māori and non-Māori access and receive health services, and the effects on equity of improvement activities in our system. The second chapter asks why these inequities exist, and the third chapter addresses opportunities for improvement.

28. Big Tobacco targeting Māori with e-cigarettes
Radio New Zealand - 11 July 2019
Tobacco company Philip Morris is visiting marae and sports clubs to offer free trials and discounts on its e-cigarette as it targets Māori. In the first story in the Smoke and Mirrors series, Guyon Espiner asks if vaping and e-cigarettes offer smokers a less dangerous habit or give them a new, damaging problem.

News - International

29. I love my kid-free time, but it doesn't mean I don't love my children
Essentials Kids – 14 August 2019

30. Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread
BBC News – 19 August 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ordering urgent action to ensure that children and young people in Britain are protected against measles. The disease can be stopped through two doses of the MMR vaccine, but immunisation rates have been falling for a number of reasons

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