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Issue 31 - Library e-newsletter - 20 September 2019

VAPING: Degrees of harm
E-cigarette and smokeless tobacco products: A narrative review of evidence

Books – Available from the NZNO library collection

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. Medical Cannabis A brief guide for New Zealanders
Dr Shaun Holt & Emma Dalton
Published September 2019
With the lack of medical jargon it gives the reader a good understanding of what medical cannabis is, overview of its history and importantly, a summary of what the latest research shows about the use of cannabis as a medicine, and its potential benefits and risks. This book does not take a position on this issue but allows the reader to make their own informed decision before the upcoming referendum at the next general election.

2. Health Promotion: Philosophy, prejudice and practice
David Seedhouse, University of Auckland
Published 1997
To help speed progress the author proposes a positive, practical theory of health promotion destined to inspire anyone who wishes thoughtfully to create better health. This book is laced with entertaining dialogues, and readers are encouraged to explore ten carefully presented exercises

3. Practical nursing philosophy: The universal ethical code
David Seedhouse, Auckland University of Technology
Published 2000
Nursing ideals and analytical philosophy rarely overlap. As a result, existing nursing codes fail to define key terms clearly enough to enable nurses to apply them. David Seedhouse tackles this problem by looking at nine key concept, explains their meaning and shows how they can be applied in everyday situations.

4. Trust and betrayal in the workplace: Building effective relationships in your organisation
Dennis S. Reina & Michelle L. Reina
Published 2006
Trust is a key differentiator for high-performing organizations. It makes bold initiatives possible, difficult transitions easier, and everyday workflow more effective. Yet trust can be hard to build and sustain because most people aren’t aware of the subtle and unintentional ways they test and break trust in their workplace relationships every day.

Articles – Ethics

5. Service navigators in the workforce: An ethical framework for practice
Donovan, Jennifer;   Hampson, Ralph;   Connolly, Marie
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, Vol. 13, No. 2, Sep 2018: [1]-[10]

This paper explores the current growth of service navigators in complex health and human services and details the development of the Service Navigation Relational Autonomy Framework as a guide to assist practitioners and managers implementing this role.

6. Ethics education in nursing: Challenges for nurse educators
Song, Jenny
Kai Tiaki Nursing Research, 9(1), Sep 2018, 12-17

The aim of this research was to explore the experiences of a group of nurse educators responsible for teaching ethics to undergraduate nursing students, and to discuss the ethical challenges they encountered in their classroom practice.

Articles – Informed Consent

7. Room for Improvement: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Informed Consent Process for Emergency Surgery
D'Souza, Ryan S, Johnson, Rebecca L, Bettini, Layne, ; Schulte, Phillip J, Burkle, Christopher,
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 94(9), Sep 2019, 1786-1798.

To compare recall of complications and surgical details discussed during informed consent and perception of the consent process in patients undergoing emergent vs elective surgery.

8. Complex Language Hinders Informed Consent
Medical Ethics Advisor, 35(8), Aug 2019

It is rare for written consent forms used for cancer treatment with radiotherapy to meet recommended readability levels for patient materials, according to the authors of a recent analysis.“We wanted to better understand how the process of informed consent occurs for cancer patients who undergo radiotherapy and how difficult it may be for patients to understand the information communicated to them,” says Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD, the study’s lead author.

9. Reflecting on Indigenous access to informed consent
Boivin, Lisa; MacLachlan, Janna.
Occupational Therapy Now, 21(4), Jul/Aug 2019, 11-12
During my practice experience working in Indigenous communities, I recall many times that the consent process didn't quite feel right. I once visited a community and saw almost none of the children on my caseload attend scheduled appointments, but on a return visit almost everyone scheduled showed up.

10. Need for greater transparency in documenting informed consent
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 109, May 2019, v-vii.

The authors argue that details about informed consent procedures of randomized controlled trials should be reported transparently with the essential features of the information for participants summarized in the methods section of a trial report and that the full, original participant information letter is published as supplementary material.

11. Handling of informed consent and patient inclusion in research with geriatric trauma patients – a matter of protection or disrespect?
Jensen, Jana S; Reiter-Theil, Stella; Celio, Diana A; Jakob, Marcel; Vach, Werner; et al.
Clinical Interventions in Aging, 14, 2019, 321-334.

Despite rising patient numbers, clinical research in elderly patients is underrepresented;1–6 some important treatment approaches have even not been evaluated at all in the elderly.4,5,7 Reaching high-level evidence by means of clinical studies is challenging in surgery in general,8,9 and when elderly patients are involved, the obstacles seem potentiated, especially with respect to obtaining legitimate informed consent (IC).

Articles – Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, Jun/Aug 2019

12. Workplace environment for nurses and healthcare assistants in residential aged care facilities in New Zealand
Kussmaul, Joerg; Peri, Kathy & Boyd, Michal
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 36(4), Jun/Aug 2019

This research investigated environmental factors which are temperature, humidity, noise, and lighting in nurse offices and resident lounges in RACFs in New Zealand and compared them with international standards.

13. Evaluating the efficacy and impact of the nursing and midwifery exchange program: A study protocol
Byrne, Amy-Louise; Harvey, Clare; Baldwin, Adele; Heritage, Brody; Chamberlain, Diane & Wood, Elspeth.
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 36(4), Jun/Aug 2019
The following research protocol evaluates the Queensland Health Nursing and Midwifery Exchange Program (NMEP) and evaluates how exposure to diverse clinical settings, may impact the nursing and midwifery workforce on individual and organisational levels

14. Pressure injury point prevalence: State-wide survey to identify variability in western Australian hospitals
Ferguson, Chantal; Crouchley, Kathryn; Mason, Louise; Prentice, Jenny & Ling, Amanda

Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 36(4), Jun/Aug 2019
A point prevalence survey was conducted across Western Australia to monitor adherence to national safety and quality health service standards, and to create baseline data on which to improve. The study identified significant areas for targeted interventions.

15. Side effects of chemotherapy in children with cancer: Effects of nursing training administered to caregivers
Uzun, Zeynep & Kucuk, Sibel
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 36(4), Jun/Aug 2019

The present study aimed to assess the consequences of providing nursing training to caregivers of children with cancer on the side effects associated with chemotherapy

Journal : –
The Tube: NZNO Gastroenterology Nurses’ College, August 2019

16A. Chairperson’s Report [Yearly Leaders and Managers day is scheduled for 16 August 2019]
16B. Polyps and Colorectal Cancer
16C. The use of Simethicone – “Bubble or not to bubble”
16D. Report 2019: ECCO Denmark conference
16E. SIES 2019: Using the DETECT assessment method for intra and post procedure care of patients with GI bleeding
16F. Hironori: A real hero
16G. Gastroenterology units in New Zealand


17. Delivering Disability Services
Learn how carers, support staff and those with disabilities, can respond to issues of aging, accessing services, housing, budgeting.
Date: 14 - 15 Oct 2019
Grand Millennium, Auckland

18. Improving Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety in New Zealand
Sharing evidence-based best practice and innovation
Date: 13 - 14 Nov 2019
Venue: Heritage Hotel, Auckland

19. Delivering Mental Health Transformation in New Zealand
Improving mental health access, equity and outcomes
Date: 4 - 5 Dec 2019
Venue: Te Wharewaka Tapere, Wellington

News – National

20. Scientists warn vaping can damage the heart
Healthcentral, September 9, 2019
E-cigarettes may damage the heart, scientists have concluded, and have called for Public Health England (PHE) to stop recommending vaping.

News – International

21. World's largest study exposes the myths of dementia
The Age – 19 Sept 2019
In the beginning, it was a fairly mundane kind of forgetfulness. Brace Bateman might forget a person’s name or where he had left his keys.

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