Karen Ford
University of Tasmania
Nurse educationNursingHealth careFamily medicineMedicine
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#1Nicole Saxby (Flinders University)H-Index: 1
#1Nicole Saxby (Flinders University)
Last. Sharon Joy Lawn (Flinders University)H-Index: 23
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Abstract Objective/s To create a consensus list of self-management definitions, recommendations, and endpoints for children and young people (0-20 years) with chronic conditions. Methods This study used a Delphi technique. Based on the number of relevant peer-reviewed publications, clinical academics were invited to participate in three survey rounds. Round one contained open-ended and multiple-choice questions eliciting general opinions on self-management. For round two, results were provided t...
#2Mary FitzGeraldH-Index: 18
Last. Karen WillsH-Index: 14
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#1Mitchell Dwyer (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 1
#2Greg Peterson (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 5
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#1Pj van DamH-Index: 1
#1Dam Pieter Jan VanH-Index: 1
Last. Ford Karen MareeH-Index: 1
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Background: There is emerging evidence that most nursing leadership learning occurs in practice and through social interactions. However, how this social process of learning takes place is not clear and there is limited informationabout how to support nursing leadership learning as it occurs in clinical settings. The purpose of this study was toincrease understanding of the nature of leadership learningin nursing practice. It further aimed to discover the ways inwhich this type of learning is im...
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#1Carol Baines (Royal Hobart Hospital)H-Index: 2
#2Geraldine A. O’Rourke (Royal Hobart Hospital)H-Index: 2
Last. William McGuiness (Royal Hobart Hospital)H-Index: 6
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Abstract Background: Patients who have diabetes and require hyperbaric treatment for wound healing are an increasing population. Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) has been shown to reduce a patient’s blood glucose level during an individual treatment. Anecdotal evidence suggests patients with diabetes are concerned about suffering a hypoglycaemic episode during HBOT. It is suspected that patients who have diabetes undertake protective health behaviours by intentionally increasing their blood gl...
#1Robert McSherry (Teesside University)H-Index: 15
#2Josette Bettany-Saltikov (Teesside University)H-Index: 14
Last. Killian Walsh (Teesside University)
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The aim of the paper is to report some of the research findings from a workshop held at an International Professional Doctorate Conference. The workshop aimed to elicit the views of attendees surrounding the following questions: How do you currently measure the impact and outcome of your professional doctorate programme(s)? What tools, frameworks, benchmarks, guidelines do you know currently exist? How could we better measure the impact and outcome of the professional doctorate programme(s)? A q...
#1Lucy Bray (Edge Hill University)H-Index: 12
#2Karen Ford (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 10
Last. Bernie Carter (Edge Hill University)H-Index: 24
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Children undergoing clinical procedures can experience fear, uncertainty, and anxiety which can cause them to become upset and resist procedures. This study aimed to capture an international perspective of how health professionals report they would act if a child was upset and resisted a procedure. An online questionnaire, distributed through network sampling, used three vignettes to elicit qualitative open text responses from health professionals. Seven hundred and twelve professionals particip...
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#1Mitchell Dwyer (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 1
#2Sabah Rehman (UTAS: University of Tasmania)
Last. Leigh Kinsman (University of Newcastle)H-Index: 21
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Abstract Objective To describe literature pertaining to urban-rural differences in both the quality of care and outcomes of acute stroke patients. Methods We systematically searched CINAHL, PubMed, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, and Scopus for published and unpublished literature until 9th December 2017. Studies were included if they compared the acute care provided to, or outcomes of, patients hospitalised for stroke in urban versus rural settings. Abstract, full-text review, and data extract...
#1Jessica Mesman (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 11
#1J. Mesman (UM: Maastricht University)
Last. Danielle Bywaters (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 1
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Professionals seldom discuss those things that go well-rather the focus is often on problems, poor outcomes, and what does not go well. Exnovation is about illuminating the invisible or hidden strengths of existing practices in order to improve practice and is central to the contemporary, qualitative elicitation method: video-reflexive ethnography (VRE). VRE is a method to explore and articulate the taken for granted by means of short video clips of one’s own work practice that provides a basis ...
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#1Karen Ford (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 10
#2Annette Dickinson (AUT: Auckland University of Technology)H-Index: 6
Last. Bernie Carter (Edge Hill University)H-Index: 24
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Abstract Theoretical Principles Against a backdrop of increasing debate regarding children's voice and position within health care and the struggle to effectively implement Family-Centred Care (FCC) in practice, the concept of Child-Centred Care (CCC) has emerged. Phenomena Addressed The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of CCC and its potential theoretical alignment with an ecological approach to health care. Research Linkages The paper will draw on practice-based research, highli...
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