Library news


HNE HEALTH LIBRARIANS CAN IMPROVE YOUR REVIEW

HNE Health Librarians have contributed to many recent reviews (literature, rapid, systematic…) on important health issues. We can improve your review by being part of your research team
Source Rethlefsen, M. et al. (2015) Librarian co-authors correlated with higher quality reported search strategies in general internal medicine systematic reviews.Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 68(6), 617-626

DENTAL HEALTH WEEK AT TAMWORTH LIBRARY
Tamworth Hospital Library launched their new collection of dentistry and oral medicine books at a special morning tea during Dental Health Week (6th – 12th August)
The Oral Health Team of Jane Whitaker, Grace Chan, Ran Al Maraee and Brenna Holmes joined Library staff in unveiling a number of interesting titles ranging from oral pathology to paediatric dentistry.

ONLINE DENTAL TRAUMA GUIDE
The Dental Trauma Guide offers evidence based treatment guidelines for trauma in primary and permanent teeth. The website is developed and managed in close cooperation with the University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark, and with the International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT). Access includes animation-based treatment procedures, individual prognosis determination for various treatment options for all injury types, print-outs and patient instructions.

HNE Health Libraries can …..
• Help you ask the right questions
• Assist you in selecting the right sources of evidence
• Teach you how to effectively use a range of databases and other evidence-based resources
• Assist you to identify and critically appraise evidence
• Assist you with locating full-text articles
• Assist you with literature searches
• Assist you with using Endnote citation manager


Updated Training Resources
We’ve updated some of the tutorials and guides available on the HNEH Libraries’ website.
Training and Liaison Librarian, Carolyn Van Leeuwarden, has recorded two new presentations.


Addressing Unwarranted Clinical Varation: A Rapid Review Of Current Evidence
A review of approaches to understand, identify, and address UCV was undertaken to determine how conceptual and theoretical frameworks currently attempt to define UCV, the approaches used to identify UCV, and the evidence of their effectiveness.
SOURCE: Reema Harrison, Elizabeth Manias, Stephen Mears, David Heslop, Reece Hinchcliff & Liz Hay (2018) Addressing unwarranted clinical variation: a rapid review of current evidence. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. Vol. 24 (4) Aug 2018 (CIAP)

LOCAL RESEARCH

NEPHROLOGY DEPT and DEPT OF RESPIRATORY & SLEEP MEDICINE, JHH
NURSING CARE CONSIDERATIONS FOR DIALYSIS PATIENTS WITH A SLEEP DISORDER
The potential causes of each sleep disorder and the risk factors associated with kidney failure are a focus of this paper. We have reviewed commonly used screening tools and summarised some useful strategies that can be initiated by a nurse when caring for a patient with kidney disease and a co-existing sleep disorder
Source: Ginger Chu, Kayla Szymanski, Melinda Tomlins, Nick Yates & Vanessa McDonald (2018) Renal Society of Australasia Journal 14(2), 52-58
Contact HNE Health Libraries to access this article

DOES GOOD HYGIENE COMPLIANCE REDUCE CATHETER-RELATED BLOOD STREAM INFECTION?: A single centre experience.
Source: Ginger Chu, Kelly Adams, Gemma Fogarty & Liz Holliday (2018).
Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 14(2), 65-69
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NEUROSURGICAL and PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPTs, JHH; and HNE NURSING and MIDWIFERY RESEARCH
Telehealth-based model of care redesign to facilitate local fitting and management of patients with a spinal fracture requiring a thoracic lumbar sacral orthosis in rural hospitals in New South Wales.
Source: Ryan Gallagher, Michelle Giles, Jane Morison & Judith Henderson (2018) Australian Journal of Rural Health, 26(3), 181-187 (CIAP)

AGED CARE EMERGENCY SERVICE, PATIENT FLOW UNIT, JHH
An Assissant Workforce To Improve Screening Rates and Quality Of Care For Older Patients In The Emergency Departemnt
Source:Carolyn Hullick, Jane Conway, Isabel Higgins, Jacqueline Hewitt, Bernadette Stewart, Sophie Dilworth & John Attia (2018) BMC Geriatrics, 18: 126

FINDING THE OPTIMAL TREATMENT MODEL: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF TREATMENT FOR CO-OCCURRING ALCOHOL MISUSE & DEPRESSION
Source: Hobden, B. et al. (2018) Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 52(8), 737-750 (CIAP)