This collection showcases research published by Avondale affiliated staff from the School of Nursing in both print and electronic journals.

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Papers/Journal Articles from 2017

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Visceral Fat Mass: Is it the Link Between Uric Acid and Diabetes Risk?, Neda Seyed-Sadjadi, Jade Berg, Ayse A. Bilgin, and Ross Grant

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Significant Relationships Between a Simple Marker of Redox Balance and Lifestyle Behaviours; Relevance to the Framingham Risk Score, Neda Seyed-Sadjadi, Jade Berg, Ayse A. Bilgin, Chin Tung, and Ross Grant

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A Diet Enriched with Red Sorghum Flaked Biscuits, Compared to a Diet Containing White Wheat Flaked Biscuits, Does not Enhance the Effectiveness of an Energy-Restricted Meal Plan in Overweight and Mildly Obese Adults, Anita Stefoska-Needham, Eleanor J. Beck, Stuart K. Johnson, Marijka J. Batterham, Ross Grant, John Ashton, and Linda C. Tapsell

Papers/Journal Articles from 2016

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The High Costs of Getting Ethical and Site-Specific Approvals for Multi-Centre Research, Adrian G. Barnett, Megan J. Campbell, Carla Shield, Alison Farrington, Lisa Hall, Katie Page, Anne Gardner, Brett G. Mitchell, and Nicholas Graves

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Resveratrol as a Potential Therapeutic Candidate for the Treatment and Management of Alzheimer's Disease, Nady Braidy, Bat-Erdene Jugder, Anne Poljak, Tharusha Jayasena, Hussein Mansour, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi, Perminder Sachdev, and Ross Grant

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Mycobacterial Infections Due to Contaminated Heater Cooler Units used in Cardiac Bypass: An Approach for Infection Control Practitioners, Allen Cheng, Andrew Stewardson, Brett G. Mitchell, Peter Collignon, Paul Johnson, and Rhonda Stuart

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Acute Oxygen Therapy: A Review of Prescribing and Delivery Practices, Joyce Cousins, Peter Wark, and Vanessa McDonald

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Central Kynurenine Pathway Shift with age in Women, Josien de Bie, Jade Guest, Gilles J. Guillemin, and Ross Grant

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Five-Year Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Urinary Escherichia Coli at an Australian Tertiary Hospital: Time Series Analyses of Prevalence Data, Oyebola Fasugba, Brett G. Mitchell, George Mnatzaganian, Anindita Das, Peter Collignon, and Anne Gardner

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Promoting NAD+ Metabolism: A new Target for Treating Degenerative Disease, Ross Grant, Jade Berg, and Nady Braidy

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Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals: Protocol of the REACH Study, A Multi-Site Stepped-Wedge Randomised Trial, Lisa Hall, Alison Farrington, Brett G. Mitchell, Adrian G. Barnett, Kate Halton, Michelle Allen, Katie Page, Anne Gardner, Sally Havers, Emily Bailey, Stephanie Dancer, Thomas V. Riley, Christian A. Gericke, David L. Paterson, and Nicholas Graves

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Application of Targeted Mass Spectrometry for the Quantification of Sirtuins in the Central Nervous System, Tharusha Jayasena, Anne Poljak, Nady Braidy, L Zhong, B Rowlands, J Muenchhoff, Ross Grant, George Smythe, C Teo, M Raftery, and Perminder Sachdev

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Credentialing of Australian and New Zealand Infection Control Professionals: An Exploratory Study, Deborough MacBeth, Lisa Hall, Kate Halton, Anne Gardner, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Answers Linked to Mitchell BG, Dancer SJ, Anderson A, Dehn E. Risk of Organism Acquisition from Prior Room Occupants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Malcolm Anderson, and Emily Dehn

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Questions Linked to Mitchell BG, Dancer SJ, Anderson A, Dehn E. Risk of Organism Acquisition from Prior Room Occupants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Malcolm Anderson, and Emily Dehn

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A Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Australian Acute and Aged Care Facilities, Brett G. Mitchell, Oyebola Fasugba, Wendy Beckingham, Noleen Bennett, and Anne Gardner

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The Use of Clinical Coding Data for the Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Australia, Brett G. Mitchell and John K. Ferguson

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Length of Stay and Mortality Associated with Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Multi-State Model, Brett G. Mitchell, John K. Ferguson, Malcolm Anderson, Jacqueline Sear, and Adrian G. Barnett

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Time Spent by Infection Control Professionals Undertaking Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance: A Multi-centred Cross Sectional Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Kate Halton, Deborough MacBeth, and Anne Gardner

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Infection, Disease and Health: A Journal for the Future, Brett G. Mitchell, Ramon Z. Shaban, Stephanie Dancer, Allen Cheng, and Lyn Gilbert

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A Community-Based Lifestyle Intervention Targeting Type II Diabetes Risk Factors in an Australian Aboriginal Population: A Feasibility Study, Paul Rankin, Darren Morton, Lillian Kent, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Developing a Model for Suicide Ideation after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Using Structural Equation Modelling, Grahame K. Simpson, Robyn Tate, Malcolm Anderson, and Peter Morey

Papers/Journal Articles from 2015

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The Relationship Between Coping and Psychological Adjustment in Family Caregivers of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review, Malcolm Anderson, Grahame K. Simpson, Maysaa Daher, and Lucinda Matheson

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Differential Expression of Sirtuins in the Aging rat Brain, Nady Braidy, Anne Poljak, Ross Grant, Tharusha Jayasena, Hussein Mansour, Tailoi Chan-Ling, George Smythe, Perminder Sachdev, and Gilles J. Guillemin

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Reducing Medication Errors in Nursing Practice, Linda Cloete

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Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Community- and Hospital-acquired Escherichia coli Urinary Tract Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies, Oyebola Fasugba, Anne Gardner, Brett G. Mitchell, and George Mnatzaganian

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Novel Relationships between B12, Folate and Markers of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and NAD(H) Levels, Systemically and in the CNS of a Healthy Human Cohort, Jade Guest, Ayse Bilgin, Bevan Hokin, Trevor A. Mori, Kevin D. Croft, and Ross Grant

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Lycopene Pretreatment Ameliorates Acute Ethanol Induced NAD+ Depletion in Human Astroglial Cells, Jade Guest, Gilles J. Guillemin, Benjamin Heng, and Ross Grant

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Roles, Responsibilities and Scope of Practice: Describing the ‘State of Play’ for Infection Control Professionals in Australia and New Zealand, Lisa Hall, Kate Halton, Deborough MacBeth, Anne Gardner, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Health-Care-Associated Infections, Sally M. Havers, Philip Russo, Brett G. Mitchell, and Lisa Hall

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A Critical Review to Plan the Future: An Infection Prevention and Control Conference with a Difference, Paul Hodgson and Brett G. Mitchell

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Gender Differences in Effectiveness of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), Lillian Kent, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, John Gobble, and Hans A. Diehl

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Urinary Escherichia Coli Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profiles and their Relationship with Community Antibiotic use in Tasmania, Australia, Ella M. Meumann, Brett G. Mitchell, Alistair McGregor, Emma McBryde, and Louise Cooley

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Healthcare Infection: A Time for Change, Brett G. Mitchell

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Risk of Organism Acquisition from Prior Room Occupants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Malcolm Anderson, and Emily Dehn

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Infection Control Standards and Credentialing, Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Kate Halton, Deborough MacBeth, and Anne Gardner

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Hospital Infection Control Units: Staffing, Costs, and Priorities, Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Deborough MacBeth, Anne Gardner, and Kate Halton

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Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections: The Role of Surveillance, Brett G. Mitchell and Philip Russo

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Evaluating Environment Cleanliness Using Two Approaches: A Multi-centred Australian Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Fiona Wilson, and Anne Wells

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Effect of Umbilical Cord Blood Prefreeze Variables on Postthaw Viability, Belinda Pope, Bevan Hokin, and Ross Grant

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Trends in Publication Scholarship in Healthcare Infection: A 12-year Analysis, Ramon Z. Shaban and Brett G. Mitchell

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Characterisation of the Kynurenine Pathway in Skin‐Derived Fibroblasts and Keratinocytes, Diba Sheipouri, Ross Grant, Sonia Bustamente, David Lovejoy, Gilles J. Guillemin, and Nady Braidy

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An Intervention Aimed at Reducing Plagiarism in Undergraduate Nursing Students, Alison Smedley, Tonia R. Crawford, and Linda Cloete

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Honouring Inclusive Community through the ‘TRI-Space Model in Theological Education’, Drene Somasundram

Papers/Journal Articles from 2014

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Evaluation of Student Nurses' Perception of Preparedness for Oral Medication Administration in Clinical Practice: A Collaborative Study, Christina Aggar and Sonja Dawson

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Mapping NAD+ Metabolism in the Brain of Ageing Wistar Rats: Potential Targets for Influencing Brain Senescence, Nady Braidy, Anne Poljak, Ross Grant, Tharusha Jayasena, Hussein Mansour, Tailoi Chan-Ling, Gilles J. Guillemin, George Smythe, and Perminder Sachdev

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Surveillance To Reduce Urinary Tract Infections: The STRUTI Project, Oyebola Fasugba, Anne Gardner, Brett G. Mitchell, Wendy Beckingham, and Noleen Bennett

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A Point Prevalence Cross-Sectional Study of Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Six Australian Hospitals, Anne Gardner, Brett G. Mitchell, Wendy Beckingham, and Oyebola Fasugba

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and NAD+ are Linked to Differences in Plasma Carotenoid Concentrations, Jade Guest, Ross Grant, Manohar Garg, Trevor A. Mori, Kevin D. Croft, and Ayse Bilgin

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Changes in Oxidative Damage, Inflammation and [NAD(H)] with Age in Cerebrospinal Fluid, Jade Guest, Ross Grant, Trevor A. Mori, and Kevin D. Croft

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Gender Differences in Effectiveness of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) Lifestyle Intervention: An Australasian Study, Lillian Kent, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, Brett G. Mitchell, Esther Chang, and Hans Diehl

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Postprandial Oxidative Stress is Increased After a Phytonutrient-Poor Food But Not After a Kilojoule-Matched Phytonutrient-Rich Food, Amanda Khor, Ross Grant, Chin Tung, Jade Guest, Belinda Pope, Margaret J. Morris, and Ayse Bilgin

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Clostridium Difficile Infection: Incidence in an Australian Setting, Brett G. Mitchell

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Addressing the Need for an Infection Prevention and Control Framework That Incorporates the Role of Surveillance: A Discussion Paper, Brett Mitchell and Anne Gardner

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A Major Reduction in Hospital-Onset Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia in Australia - 12 Years of Progress: An Observational Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Peter Collignon, Rebecca McCann, Irene Wilkinson, and Anne Wells

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Reply to Worth et al, Brett G. Mitchell, Peter Collignon, Rebecca McCann, Irene Wilkinson, and Anne Wells

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Prior Room Occupancy Increases Risk of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Acquisition, Brett G. Mitchell, Wilhelmine Digney, and John K. Ferguson

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Controlling Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in a Hospital and the Role of Hydrogen Peroxide Decontamination: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Wilhelmine Digney, Phil Locket, and Stephanie Dancer

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A Model for Influences on Reliable and Valid Health Care-Associated Infection Data, Brett G. Mitchell and Anne Gardner

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The Prolongation of Length of Stay Because of Clostridium Difficile Infection, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Gardner, Adrian G. Barnett, Janet Hiller, and Nicholas Graves

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Healthcare Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Protocol for a National Point Prevalence Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Gardner, Wendy Beckingham, and Oyebola Fasugba

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Clostridium Difficile Infection: Nursing Considerations, Brett G. Mitchell, Philip Russo, and Paul T. Race

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Australian Graduating Nurses’ Knowledge, Intentions and Beliefs on Infection Prevention and Control: A Cross-Sectional Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Richard Say, Anne Wells, Fiona Wilson, Linda Cloete, and Lucinda Matheson

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The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) and Reduction of Chronic Disease Risk Factors in Canada, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, Lillian Kent, Rex Sokolies, Wayne Dysinger, John Gobble, and Hans A. Diehl

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Effect of Maternal Iron Status on the Number of CD34+ Stem Cells Harvested from Umbilical Cord Blood, Belinda Pope, Bevan Hokin, and Ross Grant

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Increasing Incidence of Clostridium difficile Infection, Australia, 2011-2012, Claudia Slimings, Paul Armstrong, Wendy Beckingham, Ann Bull, Lisa Hall, Karina Kennedy, John Marquess, Rebecca McCann, Andrea Menzies, Brett G. Mitchell, Michael Richards, Paul Smollen, Lauren Tracey, Irene Wilkinson, Fiona Wilson, Leon Worth, and Thomas V. Riley

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Using Reflection to Enhance the Teaching and Learning of Midwifery Students, Karen Velo and Alison Smedley

Papers/Journal Articles from 2013

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The Impact of Neurobehavioural Impairment on Family Functioning and the Psychological Well-Being of Male Versus Female Caregivers of Relatives with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Multigroup Analysis, Malcolm Anderson, Grahame K. Simpson, and Peter Morey

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Debriefing to Make a Difference: A Nursing Lecturer's Experience, Wayne Bradshaw

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Mining for Liquid Gold: Midwifery Language and Practices Associated with Early Breastfeeding Support, Elaine Burns, Jennifer Fenwick, Athena Sheehan, and Virginia Schmied

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The Impact of Spiritual Care Education Upon Preparing Undergraduate Nursing Students to Provide Spiritual Care, Katherine Cooper, Esther Chang, Athena Sheehan, and Amanda Johnson

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A Literature Review of the Language Needs of Nursing Students who have English as a Second/Other Language and the Effectiveness of English Language Support Programmes, Tonia R. Crawford and Sally Candlin

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Investigating the Language Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Nursing Students to Assist Their Completion of the Bachelor of Nursing Programme to Become Safe and Effective Practitioners, Tonia R. Crawford and Sally Candlin

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We Only Talk About Breastfeeding: A Discourse Analysis of Infant Feeding Messages in Antenatal Group-Based Education., Jennifer Fenwick, Elaine Burns, Athena Sheehan, and Virginia Schmied

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Long-Term Effectiveness of the Community-Based Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) Lifestyle Intervention: A Cohort Study, Lillian Kent, Darren Morton, Trevor Hurlow, Paul Rankin, Althea Hanna, and Hans A. Diehl

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The Effect of a Low-Fat, Plant-Based Lifestyle Intervention (CHIP) on Serum HDL Levels and the Implications for Metabolic Syndrome Status - A Cohort Study, Lillian Kent, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, Ewan Ward, Ross Grant, John Gobble, and Hans A. Diehl

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Doctors on Status and Respect: A Qualitative Study, Wendy Lipworth, Miles Little, Pippa Markham, Jill Gordon, and Ian Kerridge

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Moving Forward with Hospital Cleaning, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Ramon Shaban, and Nicholas Graves

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Scholarly Writing, Peer-Review and Quality Papers for Healthcare Infection, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Ramon Shaban, and Nicholas Graves

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Mortality and Clostridium Difficile Infection in an Australian Setting, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Gardner, and Janet Hiller

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Methods to Evaluate Environmental Cleanliness in Healthcare Facilities, Brett G. Mitchell, Fiona Wilson, Stephanie Dancer, and Alistair McGregor

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The Effectiveness of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) in Australasia for Reducing Selected Chronic Disease Risk Factors: A Feasibility Study, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, Peter Morey, Lillian Kent, Trevor Hurlow, Esther Chang, and Hans A. Diehl

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Exploring the Process of Women's Infant Feeding Decisions in the Early Post Birth Period, Athena Sheehan, Virginia Schmied, and Lesley Barclay

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'Thirdspace' Engenders Theological Education, Drene Somasundram and Anita Monro

Papers/Journal Articles from 2012

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The Professionalising of Breast Feeding - Where Are We a Decade On?, Lesley Barclay, Jo Longman, Virginia Schmied, Athena Sheehan, Margaret Rolfe, Elaine Burns, and Jennifer Fenwick

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Reflexivity in Midwifery Research: The Insider/Outsider Debate, Elaine Burns, Jennifer Fenwick, Virginia Schmied, and Athena Sheehan

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Liquid Gold from the Milk Bar: Constructions of Breastmilk and Breastfeeding Women in the Language and Practices of Midwives, Elaine Burns, Jennifer Fenwick, Athena Sheehan, and Virginia Schmied

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Spiritual Care Missing from Student Training, Katherine Cooper

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The Relationship Between Mild Muscle Pain and Sleep Practices, Susan Davis

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The Dual Nature of Medical Enculturation in Postgraduate Medical Training and Practice, Jill Gordon, Pippa Markham, Wendy Lipworth, Ian Kerridge, and Miles Little

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Moving Forward With Healthcare Infection, Brett G. Mitchell

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Mortality and Clostridium Difficile Infection: A Review, Brett G. Mitchell and Anne Gardner

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Prolongation of Length of Stay and Clostridium Difficile Infection: A Review of the Methods Used to Examine Length of Stay Due to Healthcare Associated Infections, Brett G. Mitchell and Anne Gardner

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Healthcare-associated Infections: Getting the Balance Right in Safety and Quality v. Public Reporting, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Gardner, and Alistair McGregor

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The Epidemiology of Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteraemia in Tasmania, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Gardner, and Lee Stewart

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Can Homemade Fit Testing Solutions be as Effective as Commercial Products?, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Wells, Alistair McGregor, and Duncan McKenzie

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An Increase in Community Onset Clostridium difficile Infection: A Population Based Study, Tasmania, Australia, Brett G. Mitchell, Fiona Wilson, and Alistair McGregor

Papers/Journal Articles from 2011

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Enhancing Learning for a New Graduate Registered Nurse in an Australian Day Surgery Unit, Alison Anderson and Alison Smedley

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Using Problem-Based Learning in Web-Based Components of Nurse Education, Tonia R. Crawford

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Broad Church or Bunfight?: Possibilities for Progress in Medical Education, Jill Gordon