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Horizontal violence: experiences of Registered Nurses in their first year of practice.
BACKGROUND Interpersonal conflict among nurses (traditionally called 'horizontal violence' or 'bullying') is a significant issue confronting the nursing profession. However, there is a dearth ofExpand
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Depictions of Mental Illness in Print Media: A Prospective National Sample
Objective: Because there are no published reports of depictions of mental illness in print media based on national samples, we set out to prospectively collect and analyse a near complete New ZealandExpand
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Methodologies and study designs relevant to medical education research
Abstract Research is an important part of educational scholarship. Knowledge of research methodologies is essential for both conducting research as well as determining the soundness of the findingsExpand
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A Systematic Review of Stress-Management Programs for Medical Students
ObjectiveBecause medical students experience a considerable amount of stress during training, academic leaders have recognized the importance of developing stress-management programs for medicalExpand
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Sexual and physical abuse of chronically ill psychiatric outpatients compared with a matched sample of medical outpatients.
Because there are few controlled studies, we aimed to determine the prevalence of sexual and physical abuse reported by psychiatric outpatients compared with matched controls. The sample consisted ofExpand
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Mental Illness Depictions in Prime-Time Drama: Identifying the Discursive Resources
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine how the mentally ill are depicted in prime-time television dramas. Method: Fourteen television dramas that included at least one character with aExpand
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Constructing a systematic review for argument-based clinical ethics literature: the example of concealed medications.
The clinical ethics literature is striking for the absence of an important genre of scholarship that is common to the literature of clinical medicine: systematic reviews. As a consequence, the fieldExpand
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QTc Prolongation with Antipsychotics: Is Routine ECG Monitoring Recommended?
Whether or not QTc interval should be routinely monitored in patients receiving antipsychotics is a controversial issue, given logistic and fiscal dilemmas. There is a link between antipsychoticExpand
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A survey of threats and violent behaviour by patients against registered nurses in their first year of practice.
The purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of aggressive behaviours by patients against nurses in the first year of practice, and to determine the psychological impact of thisExpand
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The Effect of Using Team Learning in an Evidence-Based Medicine Course for Medical Students
Background: We implemented team learning, an instructional method that fosters small-group learning, in an evidence-based medicine (EBM) course. Our goal was to align instructional methods with EBMExpand
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