Meaning of Spirituality and the Nurse's ...Role in Providing Spiritual Care to the Dying Patient
This Chapter discusses the meaning of spirituality and how to provide spiritual care to the patient......
Spirituality: Connectedness Through Bein...g and Doing
This chapter outines the concept of spirituality and its historical place in nursing; reviews reasons for the neglect of spirituality in nursing theory, education and practice; and highlights a spirit...ual orientation to mental health nursing practice...
The Patient Nurse
The discovery that our power truly does come from the same source as our wounds helps us to see the nurse as wounded healer, to see the patient in every nurse, . . . and the nurse in every patient. To... explore this mystery is to open ourselves to the realm of spirituality; to the gifts of wonder, heightened awareness, deeper connections, and the possibilities of a fuller life even in the face of suffering and death.
Innovation for Improved Practice (eviden...ce-based health care)
This chapter discusses how by 2002 the Institute recognised that it was not enough to provide resources and technology for researchers; clinicians and students also needed these facilities......
Making Evidence Meaningful; Back to the ...Future
This Chapter discusses how the Institute developed a distinctive approach to the translation (systematic review), transfer (guideline production) and utilisation (development of systems for implementa...tion) of the best available evidence...
Emerging Methodologies: an Evolution of ...Idea (Joanna Briggs)
This Chapter discusses how continued methodological innovation will continue to play a significant role in the future of the Institute......
The Joanna Briggs Collaboration
This chapter discusses how the Joanna Briggs Institute in Adelaide, South Australia, collaborated with not only other Australian states, but also with cities and countries around the world......
Nurse's Role in Implementing Men's Healt...h Promotion Programs in the Australian Community
This chapter will focus on primary health care and the benefits it brings to the Australian community and particularly to men within that community......
Prelims: Foreword, Contents and Introduction...
Machismo as a Barrier to Health Promotio...n in Australian Males
This chapter will explore Australian masculinity and machismo and its effects upon men's health and behaviours. Machismo will also be discussed as a barrier to health promotion in men......
Establishing the Right Managerial Enviro...nment
This chapter emphasises that the residential establishments that provide the best care for people with a dementing condition are those in which the staff are regarded as the most important resource......
Australian Male: Illness, Injury and Dea...th by Socialisation
Many men's health problems in Australia are preventable. They are broad public health issues such as lifestyle, health-risk behaviour and poor health care service utilisation. Improving men's health i...n Australia depends on a number of prerequisites.
Enhancing Men's Health
At present in Australia, men are obviously much less healthy than women in terms of both mortality and morbidity. At the same time, some aspects of men's health are improving due to social and cultura...l change..
The Biomedical Bases of Dementia
For present purposes, dementia results from one form or another of deterioration in the tissue of the brain. Its accurate diagnosis is vital because some forms of dementia are reversible and hence can... be 'cured'. An understanding of the biomedical problems is also vital for carers in helping them to understand the needs and problems of those for whom they are caring.
Providing Stimulation in Daily Care
This chapter deals with positive stimulus in much more depth and, at the same time, gives further emphasis to communication, lowered stress and validation as principles that must underlie the provisio...n of positive stimulus.
Masculinity and Self-Care
This chapter aims to shed light on the relationship between masculine cultures and health behaviour patterns as well as to identify social norms that have impeded improvements in men's health status......