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......
New Ways of Seeing Dementia
This chapter will review various perspectives from other chapters and integrate them into a new way of looking at dementia, which provides the underlying rationale for the care program outlined in the... second part of the book...
Men's Contribution to Health Care Within... the Family
This chapter will explore the friction that exists between traditional masculine roles and the need to expand those roles in order to maximise the health status of the family......
Successful and Healthy Ageing Among Aust...ralian Men
This chapter will examine older Australian men, gender variations in ageing, the indicators of successful ageing and look at the implications for health and community professionals......
Dementia has Always been with Us
This chapter introduces dementia as a condition that has been present in societies for thousands of years. It provides an overview of the behaviour of those with dementia, how to care for people with ...dementia, and the rights of those in care...