Rachael McMahon

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Power and collegial relations among nurses on a number of hospital wards were analysed using a mixed methodology. Half the wards had adopted primary nursing whilst the rest continued with hierarchical management structures. Nurses' interactions were recorded as they worked, as were those that occurred during the shift handover period. The nurses' own(More)
The use of the two principle types of reality orientation with the confused elderly has been the subject of research by nurses, psychiatrists and psychologists. Reviews of this research suggest that the effects of these therapies on patient outcomes are extremely limited. However, a number of writers advocate their use on the grounds that their(More)
Adam Tomison Director The Indigenous community of Wadeye in the Northern Territory, Australia has been described as a community ‘under siege from continual gang violence’ (Rioting flares again at Wadeye. The Australian 7 August. www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22195888-2702,00. html; Gang violence plagues Wadeye. ABC News 1 December.(More)
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