Harrison Ng Chok

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BACKGROUND While many guidelines explain how to conduct Health Impact Assessments (HIAs), less is known about the factors that determine the extent to which HIAs affect health considerations in the decision making process. We investigated which factors are associated with increased or reduced effectiveness of HIAs in changing decisions and in the(More)
BACKGROUND Studies internationally show a lack of consensus among dentists regarding perinatal oral health yet no study in Australia has explored the perceptions of dentists in this area. This study aims to determine the knowledge, perceptions and practises of dentists in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, about perinatal oral health. METHODS An online(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To develop a tool to measure the influencing nurses' enjoyment of nursing. BACKGROUND Enjoyment in the workplace is an influential aspect found to boost work morale, job satisfaction leading to higher work retention which is important in nursing given the availability of nurses in the workforce. This study looks to refine the(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To present findings from a qualitative study which aimed to explore and describe experiences of enjoyment in nursing. BACKGROUND The topic of 'enjoying nursing' is often part of job satisfaction surveys conducted in the workplace and in some studies it has been found to be the prime reason that nurses stay in the workforce. However,(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to report the challenges faced by the nursing workforce in refugee health. BACKGROUND Nurses are in the forefront of care provision for refugees who are recognised as one of the most vulnerable population groups in the world. The number of refugees in Australia is increasing and more nurses are needed as care(More)
BACKGROUND Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC) is shown to improve the healing rate of Venous Leg Ulcers (VLU) in the hospital setting. The current Australian "Gold Standard" treatment according to the Australian and New Zealand Wound Management Associations' (AWMA) Prevention & Management of Venous Leg Ulcer guidelines is compression, generally in the(More)
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