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  • Volume 12, 2014
    • The effectiveness of patient-centered self-care education for adults with heart failure on knowledge, self-care behaviors, quality of life, and readmissions: a systematic review
      Casimir Y , Williams M , Liang M , Pitakmongkolkul S , Slyer J
      First published:10 Mar 2014; 12(2): 188-262
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    • Effectiveness of continuous enteral nutrition versus intermittent enteral nutrition in intensive care patients: a systematic review
      Aguilera-Martinez R, Ramis-Ortega E, Carratalá-Munuera C, Fernández-Medina J, Saiz-Vinuesa D, Barrado-Narvión J
      First published:28 Feb 2014; 12(1): 281-317
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    • Decision to transfer to hospital from the residential aged care setting: a systematic review of qualitative evidence exploring residential aged care staff experiences
      Laging B, Bauer M, Ford R , Nay R
      First published:11 Mar 2014; 12(2): 263-388
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    • The effect of nutrition and exercise in addition to hypoglycemic medications on HbA1C in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
      Dombrowski E, Fitzpatrick A, Hall-Alston J, Barnes C, Singleton J
      First published:09 Mar 2014; 12(2): 141-187
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    • Fasciotomy wounds associated with acute compartment syndrome: a systematic review of effective treatment
      Walker M, Kralik D , Porritt K
      First published:26 Feb 2014; 12(1): 101-175
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    • Women's experience of diabetes and diabetes management in pregnancy: a systematic review of qualitative literature
      Costi L, Lockwood C, Munn Z, Jordan Z
      First published:27 Feb 2014; 12(1): 176-280
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  • Volume 11, 2014
    • Choosing to have an illegal abortion in Southern Africa: a comprehensive systematic review of the qualitative text and opinion-based evidence
      McInerney P , Slemming W, Basu J , Stewart A
      First published:29 Jan 2014; 11(12): 216-255
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    • Theory-based self-management programs for promoting recovery in community-dwelling stroke survivors: a systematic review
      Lo S, Chang A , Chau J, Gardner G
      First published:28 Jan 2014; 11(12): 157-215
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    • The experience and role of a companion during normal labor and childbirth: a systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Hoga K, Gouveia L , Higashi A, Zamo-Roth F
      First published:27 Jan 2014; 11(12): 121-156
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  • Volume 11, 2013
    • Clinical stroke scores for distinguishing stroke subtypes: a systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy
      Mwita C, Kajia D, Gwer S, Etyang A, Newton C
      First published:02 Apr 2013; 11(3): 191-226
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    • Homecare safety and medication management with older adults: a scoping review of the quantitative and qualitative evidence
      Godfrey C, Harrison M, Lang A, Macdonald M, Leung T, Swab M
      First published:16 Aug 2013; 11(7): 82-130
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    • The effectiveness of group visits for patients with heart failure on knowledge, quality of life, self-care, and readmissions: a systematic review
      Slyer J, Ferrara L
      First published:15 Aug 2013; 11(7): 58-81
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    • Determinants of help seeking and treatment seeking behavior of Tuberculosis patients – Gender perspective: A systematic review
      Sudhakar M, Admassu B
      First published:07 Oct 2013; 11(8): 199-271
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    • Communication for Development Interventions in Fragile States: A Systematic Review
      Skuse A, Rodger D, Power G, Friguglietti D, Brimacombe T
      First published:26 Mar 2013; 11(3): 1-190
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    • The effectiveness of medication reconciliation strategies to reduce medication errors in community dwelling older adults: a systematic review
      Cameli D, Francis M, Francois V, Medder N, Von Eden L, Truglio-Londrigan M
      First published:14 Aug 2013; 11(7): 1-57
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    • Associations between sleep, dietary intake and physical activity in children: a systematic review
      Jensen M, Williams R, Wood L, Collins C
      First published:07 Apr 2013; 11(3): 227-263
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    • The best evidence for assisted bathing of older people with dementia: a comprehensive systematic review
      Konno R, Stern C, Gibb H
      First published:14 Jan 2013; 11(1): 123-212
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    • The effectiveness of non-pharmacologic interventions in improving psychological outcomes for heart transplant recipients: a systematic review
      Conway A, Schadewaldt V, Clark R, Ski C, Thompson D,Kynoch K, Doering L
      First published:13 Jul 2013; 11(6): 112-132
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    • Carers' experiences of seeking help for relatives with first-episode psychosis: a systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Dawson S, Jordan Z, Attard M
      First published:14 Dec 2013; 11(11): 183-361
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    • Children’s experiences of their postoperative pain management: a qualitative systematic review
      Sng Q, Taylor B, Zhu L, He H
      First published:05 May 2013; 11(4): 1-66
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    • Best practice dietetic management of overweight and obese children and adolescents: a 2010 update of a systematic review
      Ho M, Jensen M, Burrows T, Neve M, Garnett S, Baur L Stewart L , Collins C
      First published:20 Nov 2013; 11(10): 190-293
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    • Caregiving experiences of families living with persons with schizophrenia: a systematic review
      Tungpunkom P, Napa W, Chaniang S, Srikhachin P
      First published:10 Oct 2013; 11(8): 415-564
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    • The effect of early oral feeding compared to standard oral feeding following total laryngectomy: a systematic review
      Martin S, Jordan Z, Carney A
      First published:13 Dec 2013; 11(11): 140-182
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    • Risk factors for incident delirium in acute medical in-patients: a systematic review
      Cull E, Kent B, Phillips N, Mistarz R
      First published:17 Jun 2013; 11(5): 62-111
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    • Effectiveness of parent-centred interventions for the prevention and treatment of childhood overweight and obesity in community settings: a systematic review
      Collins C, Burrows T, Bray J, Asher R , Young M, Morgan P
      First published:12 Oct 2013; 11(9): 180-257
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    • Effectiveness of mealtime interventions in improving nutritional intake in adult patients in the acute care setting: a systematic review
      Whitelock G , Aromataris E
      First published:16 Apr 2013; 11(3): 263-305
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    • Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions in relieving children’s postoperative pain: a systematic review
      Woragidpoonpol P, Yenbut P , Picheansathian W , Klunklin P
      First published:17 Nov 2013; 11(10): 117-156
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    • Maternal mortality in Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Sri Lanka: a systematic review of local and national policy and practice initiatives
      McArthur A, Lockwood C
      First published:07 May 2013; 11(4): 115-186
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    • Factors affecting the attitudes of nurses towards palliative care in the acute and long term care setting: a systematic review
      Agustinus S, Chan S
      First published:12 Jan 2013; 11(1): 1-69
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    • Effectiveness of propolis on oral health: a systematic review
      Hwu Y-J, Lin F
      First published:02 Jun 2013; 11(5): 28-61
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    • Effectiveness of Vitamin B12 on Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis in Long Term Care: A Systematic Review
      Liu H, Chiu S, Chen K
      First published:10 Mar 2013; 11(2): 281-307
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    • Effectiveness of different types of care for the peritoneal dialysis catheter exit site: a systematic review
      Ques A, Campo M, Arribas C, Marcos B, Ramos C, del Barrio O, Cortes M, Marenco M
      First published:11 Oct 2013; 11(9): 133-179
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    • The association between dietary patterns and weight change in adults over time: a systematic review of studies with follow up
      Aljadani H, Patterson A, Sibbritt D, Collins C
      First published:08 Oct 2013; 11(8): 272-316
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    • The clinical effectiveness of interventions to assist perioperative temperature management for women undergoing Cesarean Section: a systematic review
      Munday J, Hines S, Wallace K, Chang A, Gibbons K, Yates P
      First published:12 Jul 2013; 11(6): 45-111
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    • Effectiveness of automated external defibrillation on survival outcomes among adult patients after in-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review
      Lang D, Ang E
      First published:11 Mar 2013; 11(1): 308-329
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    • Effectiveness of interventions using Motivational Interviewing for dietary and physical activity modification in adults: a systematic review
      Hollis J L, Williams L T , Collins C E, Morgan P J
      First published:21 May 2013; 11(5): 1-27
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    • Effectiveness of interventions with a dietary component on weight loss maintenance: a systematic review
      Collins C, Neve M, Morgan P, Fletcher K, Williams R, Young M, Callister R
      First published:09 Oct 2013; 11(8): 317-414
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    • The accuracy of Influenza A (H1N1) “swine flu” laboratory testing: A systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy
      White S, Schultz T
      First published:06 May 2013; 11(4): 67-114
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    • Effectiveness of individualized survivorship care plans on quality of life of adult female breast cancer survivors: a systematic review
      Martin T, Moran-Kelly R, Concert C, Roberts L, Powe J, Farrell S, Singleton J
      First published:14 Oct 2013; 11(9): 258-309
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of the impact of planned interventions offered to pregnant women who have requested a caesarean section as a result of tokophobia (fear of childbirth)
      Weaver J, Browne J, Aras-Payne A, Magill-Cuerden J
      First published:13 Jan 2013; 11(1): 70-122
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of web-based programs on the reduction of childhood obesity in school-aged children
      Antwi F, Fazylova N, Garcon M-C, Lopez L, Rubiano R, Slyer J
      First published:11 Jul 2013; 11(6): 1-44
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    • A comprehensive systematic review on the experience of lateral/horizontal violence in the profession of nursing
      Rittenmeyer L, Huffman D, Hopp L , Block M
      First published:15 Dec 2013; 11(11): 362-468
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    • The impact of preinjury anticoagulation therapy in the older adult patient experiencing a traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
      Smith K , Weeks S
      First published:14 Jul 2013; 11(6): 133-156
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    • A systematic review of community-based interventions for emerging zoonotic infectious diseases in Southeast Asia
      Halton K, Sama M, Barnett A, Leonardo L, Graves,N
      First published:04 Mar 2013; 11(2): 1-235
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    • The experiences of heart failure patients following their participation in self-management patient education programmes: a systematic review
      Sookhoo D, Pellowe C, Derham C
      First published:09 Mar 2013; 11(2): 236-280
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of therapeutic education for children diagnosed with cancer and their families on behavioural and health-related outcomes
      Ramelet A, Wosinski J, Feltin E, Mabire C, Rapin J
      First published:15 Jan 2013; 11(1): 213-259
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  • Volume 10, 2013
    • Preoperative anemia management with intravenous iron: a systematic review
      Froessler B, Tufanaru C, Cyna A , Pearson A
      First published:18 Nov 2013; 10(11): 157-189
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  • 2013
    • Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence
      Petriwskyj A, Parker D, Robinson A, Gibson A, Andrews S, Banks S
      First published:17 Aug 2013
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  • Volume 10, 2012
    • A Systematic Review of Family Witnessed Resuscitation and Family Witnessed Invasive Procedures in Adults in Hospital Settings Internationally – Part I: Perspectives of Patients and Families
      Paplanus L, Salmond S, Jadotte Y, Viera D
      First published:10 Jul 2012; 10(32): 1883-2017
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of the experiences of undergraduate nursing students choosing to study at an English speaking university outside their homeland
      Terwijn R, Pearce S, Rogers-Clark C
      First published:17 Jan 2012; 10(2): 66-186
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    • A systematic review of differences between brain temperature and core body temperature in adult patients with severe traumatic brain injury
      Kueh W, Childs C
      First published:25 May 2012; 10(24): 1410-1451
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    • Prevalence and risk factors associated with spinal pain in adolescent computer users: a systematic review
      Kuo Y, Lee L
      First published:14 Aug 2012; 10(45): 2906-2943
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    • Supporting trail-blazing: A systematic review of the factors that facilitate or inhibit the implementation of new nursing roles: the experiences of UK consultant nurses
      Hourahane G, West N, Barnes R, Rees S, Bowyer A, Dundon J, Allen D
      First published:28 Aug 2012; 10(50): 3146-3294
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    • A Systematic Review of Family Witnessed Resuscitation and Family Witnessed Invasive Procedures in Adults in Hospital Settings Internationally – Part II: Perspectives of Healthcare Providers
      Paplanus L, Salmond S, Jadotte Y, Viera D
      First published:11 Jul 2012; 10(33): 2018-2294
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    • Prognostic factors for risk stratification of adult cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      Lee Y, Lang D, Lockwood C
      First published:30 Jul 2012; 10(40): 2593-2657
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    • Risk factors for tuberculosis after highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) initiation among HIV patients: A systematic review
      Bushra A, Zeynudin A, Dejene T, Wolde M, Sudhakar M
      First published:25 Oct 2012; 10(55): 3561-3595
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    • Effectiveness of intravenous acetaminophen for pain management in orthopedic surgery patients: a systematic review
      Jones S, Merrill A
      First published:19 Jul 2012; 10(37): 2490-2513
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    • The relationship between dietary patterns and overweight and obesity in children of Asian developing countries: A Systematic Review
      Yang W, Williams L, Collins C, Chee W
      First published:17 Dec 2012; 10(58): 4568-4602
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    • Telephone pre-operative assessment for adults: a comprehensive systematic review
      Ireland S, Kent B
      First published:28 May 2012; 10(25): 1452-1503
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    • The psychometric properties, feasibility and utility of behavioural-observation methods in pain assessment of cognitively impaired elderly people in acute and long-term care: A systematic review
      Ng S, Brammer J, Creedy D
      First published:27 Mar 2012; 10(17): 977-1085
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    • A systematic review on the effectiveness of continuity of care and its role in patient satisfaction and decreased hospital readmissions in the adult patient receiving home care services
      Santomassino M, Costantini G, McDermott M, Primiano D, Slyer J, Singleton J
      First published:23 Apr 2012; 10(21): 1214-1259
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    • Strategies to Promote Adherence to Treatment by Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients: A systematic review
      Suwannakeeree W, Picheansathian W
      First published:02 Mar 2012; 10(11): 615-678
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    • Effectiveness of interventions for the assessment and prevention of falls in adult psychiatric patients: A systematic review
      Xu C, Tan X, Loh H, Yip W, Tan J, Kannusamy P, Parasurum R, Kumar V
      First published:24 Feb 2012; 10(9): 513-573
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    • Support for Older People with COPD in Community Settings: A Systematic Review Of Qualitative Research
      Kirkpatrick P, Wilson E, Wimpenny P
      First published:08 Nov 2012; 10(57): 3649-3763
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    • Interventions for improving coordination of axial segments and lower limbs during walking following stroke: Systematic Review
      Hollands K, Van Vliet P, Pelton T
      First published:01 May 2012; 10(22): 1260-1362
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    • Factors causing acute delirium in critically ill adult patients: a systematic review
      Mattar I, Chan M, Childs C
      First published:28 Jan 2012; 10(3): 187-231
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    • Factors affecting registered nurses’ use of medication administration technology in acute care settings: A systematic review
      Tay H, Koh S, Chan M
      First published:21 Feb 2012; 10(8): 471-512
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    • Lifestyle factors of smoking, BMI and alcohol on the risk of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in adults: a systematic review
      Leonardi-Bee J , Ellison T, Bath-Hextall F
      First published:07 Feb 2012; 10(6): 352-398
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    • Khat as a risk factor for hypertension: A systematic review
      Hassen K, Abdulahi M, Dejene T, Wolde M, Morankar S
      First published:13 Aug 2012; 10(44): 2882-2905
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    • How Families and Health Care Practitioners Experience Family Presence during Resuscitation and Invasive Procedures
      Rittenmeyer L, Huffman D
      First published:09 Jul 2012; 10(31): 1785-1882
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    • Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Assessment and Prophylaxis: A Comprehensive Systematic Review of the Facilitators and Barriers to Healthcare Worker Compliance with Clinical Practice Guidelines in the Acute Care Setting
      Gaston S, White S, Misan G
      First published:10 Nov 2012; 10(57): 3812-3893
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    • Family-centred care for hospitalised children aged 0-12 Years: A systematic review of quasi-experimental studies
      Shields L, Zhou H, Taylor M, Hunter J, Munns A, Watts R
      First published:24 Jul 2012; 10(39): 2559-2592
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    • Factors influencing health-related quality of life in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: A systematic review
      Wong F, SIT W, Wong E
      First published:12 Aug 2012; 10(43): 2785-2881
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    • Identifying and reducing the incidence of post discharge Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in orthopaedic patients: a systematic review.
      McLiesh P, Wiechula R
      First published:31 Jul 2012; 10(41): 2658-2710
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    • Effectiveness of surgical weight loss on the remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review
      Merrill A, Jones S
      First published:17 Jul 2012; 10(36): 2465-2489
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    • Non-pharmacological Management of Fever in Otherwise Healthy Children
      Watts R, Robertson J
      First published:01 Jul 2012; 10(28): 1634-1687
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    • Effectiveness of structured discharge process in reducing hospital readmission of adult patients with community acquired pneumonia: A systematic review
      Domingo G, Reyes F, Thompson F, Johnson P, Shortridge-Baggett L
      First published:09 Apr 2012; 10(18): 1086-1121
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    • Predictive Risk Factors for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonisation among Adults in Acute Care Settings: A Systematic Review
      Xue Y, Gyi A
      First published:24 Oct 2012; 10(54): 3487-3560
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    • Perceived Facilitators and Barriers to Interventions Aimed at Reducing Unintended Pregnancies among Adolescents in Low and Middle Income (Developing) Countries: a Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence
      Enuameh Y, White S, Adjei G, Abokyi L, Owusu-Agyei S, Pearson A
      First published:09 Oct 2012; 10(52): 3338-3413
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    • Elderly patients’ experiences of care received in the emergency department: a systematic review
      Lim S, Mackey S, He H
      First published:22 May 2012; 10(23): 1363-1409
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of factors influencing women’s birthing preferences
      Nur L., Creedy D
      First published:29 Jan 2012; 10(4): 232-306
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    • Effects of psychoeducational interventions on sexual functioning, quality of life and psychosocial well-being in patients with gynaecological cancer: a systematic review
      Chow K, Chan C, Chan J
      First published:07 Dec 2012; 10(58): 4077-4164
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    • Non-pharmacological interventions for cancer-related fatigue in men treated for prostate cancer: A systematic review
      Larkin D, Lopez V, Aromataris E
      First published:09 Nov 2012; 10(57): 3764-3811
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    • Mothers’ and health visitors’ perceptions of the support provided to mothers who have experienced domestic violence: A systematic review
      Eynon J, Carrier J, Rees S, Cartwright A
      First published:01 Aug 2012; 10(42): 2711-2784
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    • The incidence, prevalence and contributing factors associated with the occurrence of medication errors for children and adults in the community setting: a systematic review
      Sears K, Ross-White A, Godfrey C
      First published:16 Jul 2012; 10(35): 2350-2464
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    • The effectiveness of computer system tools on potentially inappropriate medications ordered at discharge for adults older than 65 years of age: a systematic review
      Iankowitz N, Dowden M, Palomino S, Uzokwe H, Worral P
      First published:16 Mar 2012; 10(13): 798-831
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    • The effectiveness of debriefing in simulation-based learning for health professionals: A systematic review
      Levett-Jones T, Lapkin S
      First published:08 Oct 2012; 10(51): 3295-3337
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    • The effectiveness of delegation interventions by the registered nurse to the unlicensed assistive personnel and their impact on quality of care, patient satisfaction, and RN staff satisfaction: a systematic review
      Hopkins U, Itty A, Nazario H, Pinon M, Slyer J, Singleton J
      First published:18 Mar 2012; 10(15): 895-934
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    • The effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions on fatigue in children and adolescents with cancer: a systematic review
      Chang C, Mu P, Jou S, Wong T, Chen Y
      First published:27 Feb 2012; 10(10): 574-614
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    • Adults surviving lung cancer two or more years: A systematic review
      Rhea D, Lockwood S
      First published:13 Jul 2012; 10(34): 2295-2349
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    • Demand-side financing measures to increase maternal health service utilisation and improve health outcomes: a systematic review of evidence from low- and middle-income countries
      Murray S, Hunter B, Bisht R, Ensor T, Bick D
      First published:16 Dec 2012; 10(58): 4165-4567
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    • The hospitalised patients’ experience of being in protective/source isolation: A systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Vottero B, Rittenmeyer L
      First published:19 Mar 2012; 10(16): 935-976
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    • The efficacy of complementary therapies for agitation among older people in residential care facilities: a systematic review
      Watson K, Chang E, Johnson A
      First published:12 Oct 2012; 10(53): 3414-3486
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    • Attitudes and perceived barriers influencing incident reporting by nurses and their correlation with reported incidents: A systematic review
      Fung W, Koh S, Chow Y
      First published:13 Jan 2012; 10(1): 1-65
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of patient-centred care on emergency room visits, hospitalizations, unscheduled sick clinic visits, and missed school days for children with asthma
      Barnes C, Cauvin E, Duran-Kim M, MontalbanoL, Londrigan M
      First published:17 Mar 2012; 10(14): 832-894
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    • The effectiveness of interventions to reduce anxiety, claustrophobia, sedation and non-completion rates of patients undergoing high technology medical imaging
      Munn Z, Jordan Z
      First published:13 Apr 2012; 10(19): 1122-1184
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    • The experience of being an advanced practice nurse in Australian acute care settings: A systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Ramis M, Pearson A, Wu C
      First published:16 Nov 2012; 10(58): 3960-4018
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    • Anxiety and pain in children undergoing elective surgical procedures: a systematic review
      Chieng Y, Chan W, He H
      First published:02 Jul 2012; 10(29): 1688-1737
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    • The effectiveness of mental health-related theoretical education and clinical placement in mental health settings in changing the attitudes of health care students towards mental illness: A systematic review
      Chia N, Kannusamy P, Klainin-Yobas P
      First published:19 Nov 2012; 10(58): 4019-4076
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for improving bone health in women at high risk of osteoporosis
      Oh E, Lee J, Yoo J
      First published:03 Jul 2012; 10(30): 1738-1784
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    • The Effects Of Practice Size On Quality Of Care In Primary Care Settings: A Systematic Review
      Ng K, Ng C
      First published:27 Jun 2012; 10(27): 1549-1633
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    • A systematic review on the role of extremity skin temperature as a non-invasive marker for hypoperfusion in critically ill adults in the intensive care setting
      Woo B, Childs C
      First published:26 Jun 2012; 10(26): 1504-1548
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    • The effectiveness of cabbage leaf application (treatment) on pain and hardness in breast engorgement and its effect on the duration of breastfeeding
      Wong B, Koh S, Hegney D, He H
      First published:17 Apr 2012; 10(20): 1185-1213
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    • The effectiveness of physical restraints in reducing falls among adults in acute care hospitals and nursing homes: a systematic review
      Tang W, Koh S, Chow Y
      First published:06 Feb 2012; 10(5): 307-351
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    • The experiences of and meaning for women living and coping with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Li J, Drury V, Taylor B
      First published:20 Aug 2012; 10(47): 2998-3047
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    • A systematic review of Registered Nurses; experiences of the influence of workplace culture and climatic factors on nursing workloads
      Ross-Walker C, Rogers-Clark C, Pearce S
      First published:22 Aug 2012; 10(49): 3080-3145
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    • The impact of knowledge and beliefs on adherence to cardiac rehabilitation programs in patients with heart failure: A systematic review
      Chan S, Tan J, Hegney D
      First published:17 Feb 2012; 10(7): 399-470
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    • Administration of propofol for sedation of non-mechanically ventilated patients in non-critical care areas by anaesthesia providers and non-anaesthesia trained healthcare providers: a systematic review
      Gollaher T, Baker K
      First published:15 Aug 2012; 10(46): 2944-2997
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    • Does virtual reality improve balance in adults with impaired balance compared to standard or no treatment: A systematic review
      Booth V, Masud T, Bath-Hexall F
      First published:21 Aug 2012; 10(48): 3048-3079
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    • Determinants of non-compliance to Antiretroviral Therapy among adults living with HIV/AIDS: A Systematic Review
      Gemeda D, Gebretsadik L, Dejene T, Wolde M, Sudhakar M
      First published:26 Oct 2012; 10(56): 3596-3648
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    • The effectiveness of caregiver psychosocial interventions on the psychosocial wellbeing, physical health and quality of life of stroke family caregivers and their stroke survivors: A systematic review
      Cheng H, Chair S, Chau J
      First published:04 Mar 2012; 10(12): 679-797
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    • The effectiveness of nurse-led care in general practice on clinical outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes
      Parker D, Clifton K, Shams R, Young J
      First published:23 Jul 2012; 10(38): 2514-2558
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  • Volume 9, 2011
    • The effects of Canine-Assisted Interventions (CAIs) on the health and social care of older people residing in long term care: a systematic review
      Stern C, Konno R
      First published:01 Feb 2011; 9(6): 146-206
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    • The effectiveness of strategies and interventions that aim to assist the transition from student to newly qualified nurse
      Edwards D, Hawker C, Carrier J, Rees C
      First published:29 Sep 2011; 9(53): 2215-2323
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    • The use of memory recall strategies in the management of behaviours associated with dementia
      Stern C, Gibb H
      First published:01 Feb 2011; 9(7): 207-230
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    • The use of behavioural reinforcement in the management of behaviours of concern associated with dementia
      Stern C, Gibb H
      First published:01 Feb 2011; 9(5): 122-145
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    • Parental involvement in their school-aged children’s post-operative pain management in the hospital setting: a comprehensive systematic review
      Hoon L, Hong-Gu H, Mackey S
      First published:26 May 2011; 9(28): 1193-1225
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    • Measurement Accuracy of Non-invasively Obtained Central Blood Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
      Cheng H, Lang D, Pearson A, Worthley S
      First published:23 Sep 2011; 9(52): 2166-2214
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    • Intraoperative brain activity monitoring and post-anesthesia care length of stay: A systematic review
      Riddle D, Nugent H
      First published:16 Sep 2011; 9(47): 1971-1998
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    • Interventions for improving coordination of reach to grasp following stroke: a systematic review
      Pelton T, van Vliet P, Hollands K
      First published:22 Jun 2011; 9(29): 1226-1270
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    • The effectiveness of interventions to reduce undernutrition and promote eating in older adults with dementia: A systematic review
      Jackson J, Currie K, Graham C, Robb Y
      First published:27 Jul 2011; 9(37): 1509-1550
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    • The experience of being a neutropenic cancer patient in an acute care isolation room: a systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Lee Y, Lang D, Tho P
      First published:22 Mar 2011; 9(12): 400-416
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    • Use of mobility subscale for risk assessment of pressure ulcer incidence and preventive interventions: A systematic review
      Mordiffi S, Kent B, Phillips N, Tho P
      First published:20 Nov 2011; 9(56): 2417-2481
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    • Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of the single, two and three field digital retinal photography for screening diabetic retinopathy
      Raj A, de Verteuil R
      First published:15 Apr 2011; 9(16): 491-537
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    • The patient experience of high technology medical imaging: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence
      Munn Z, Jordan Z
      First published:02 May 2011; 9(19): 631-678
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    • Telehealth in adult patients with congestive heart failure in long term home health care: a systematic review.
      Cherofsky N, Onua E, Sawo D, Slavin E, Levin R
      First published:22 Jun 2011; 9(30): 1271-1296
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    • Self management of haemodialysis for End Stage Renal Disease: a systematic review
      Reid C, Hall J, Boys J, Lewis S, Chang A
      First published:26 Jan 2011; 9(3): 69-103
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    • Strategies to promote intermittent self-catheterisation in adults with neurogenic bladders: A comprehensive systematic review
      Adams J,Watts R,Yearwood M,Watts A, Hartshorn C, Simpson S, Allingham K, Denison S, Hardcastle B
      First published:30 Jun 2011; 9(34): 1393-1446
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    • The impact of antipsychotic side-effects on attitudes toward medication in patients with schizophrenia and related disorders: a systematic review
      Ling C, Klainin-Yobas P, Ignacio J
      First published:10 May 2011; 9(22): 791-832
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    • The Appropriateness of Canine-Assisted Interventions (CAIs) on the Health and Social Care of Older People Residing in Long Term Care: A Systematic Review
      Stern C
      First published:23 Jun 2011; 9(33): 1367-1392
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    • The needs and experiences of people with a diagnosis of skin cancer: a systematic review
      Barker J, Kumar A, Stanton W, Bath-Hextall F
      First published:31 Jan 2011; 9(4): 104-121
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    • The Economic Feasibility of Canine-Assisted Interventions (CAIs) on the Health and Social Care of Older People Residing in Long Term Care: A Systematic Review
      Stern C
      First published:22 Jun 2011; 9(32): 1341-1366
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    • The effectiveness and appropriateness of a palliative approach to care for people with advanced dementia: a systematic review
      Hines S, McCrow J, Abbey J, Foottit J, Wilson J, Franklin S, Beattie E
      First published:16 May 2011; 9(26): 960-1131
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    • The effect of Personal Digital Assistants in supporting the development of clinical reasoning in undergraduate nursing students: a systematic review
      Jeffrey K, Bourgeois S
      First published:24 Jan 2011; 9(2): 38-68
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    • The ability of environmental healthcare design strategies to impact event related anxiety in paediatric patients: A comprehensive systematic review
      Norton-Westwood D , Pearson A, Robertson-Malt S
      First published:14 Aug 2011; 9(44): 1828-1882
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    • Post-anaesthetic discharge scoring criteria: A systematic review
      Phillips N , Haesler E, Street M, Kent B
      First published:04 Aug 2011; 9(41): 1679-1713
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    • The effectiveness of interventions to meet family needs of critically ill patients in an adult intensive care unit: a systematic review
      Kynoch K, Chang A, Coyer F
      First published:19 Dec 2011; 9(63): 2829-2874
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    • The effectiveness of interprofessional education in university-based health professional programs: A systematic review
      Lapkin S, Levett-Jones T, Gilligan C
      First published:16 Aug 2011; 9(46): 1917-1970
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    • Patients’ experiences towards the donation of their residual biological samples and the impact of these experiences on the type of consent given for secondary use: A systematic review
      Chan T.W., Mackey S, Hegney D
      First published:08 Aug 2011; 9(42): 1714-1781
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    • The experience of body image of children and adolescents with cancer: A meta-synthesis
      Lee M.Y, Mu P.F, Tsay S.F, Chou S.S, Chen Y.C
      First published:02 Nov 2011; 9(55): 2379-2416
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    • The Experience of Hypoglycaemia and Strategies Used For Its Management by Community-Dwelling Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review
      Pamela T, Hui-Chen C, Taylor B, Hegney D
      First published:21 Sep 2011; 9(50): 2063-2104
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    • Quality of life tools for adult patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy: a systematic review
      Mordiffi S, Kin Y, Ang NK E
      First published:23 Nov 2011; 9(57): 2482-2532
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    • Rapid response team composition effects on outcomes for adult hospitalised patients: A systematic review
      Daniele R, Bova A, LeGar M, Smith P, Shortridge-Baggett l
      First published:22 Jun 2011; 9(31): 1297-1340
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    • The role of family and friends in providing social support towards enhancing the wellbeing of postpartum women: a comprehensive systematic review
      Ni P, Lin S
      First published:11 Mar 2011; 9(10): 313-370
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    • The meaningfulness of Canine-Assisted Interventions (CAIs) on the health and social care of older people residing in long term care: a systematic review
      Stern C
      First published:10 May 2011; 9(21): 727-790
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    • Quality of life in women during and after treatment for breast cancer: a systematic review of qualitative evidence
      Devi M, Hegney D
      First published:02 Dec 2011; 9(58): 2533-2571
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    • The effectiveness of group medical visits on diabetes mellitus type 2 (dm2) specific outcomes in adults: a systematic review
      Burke R, Ferrara S, Fuller A, Kelderhouse J, Ferrara L
      First published:11 May 2011; 9(23): 833-885
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    • Acute adverse reactions of rapid Rituximab infusion among adult patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
      Lang D, George C
      First published:19 Jan 2011; 9(1): 1-37
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    • Exploring the quality of life and the impact of the disease among patients with colorectal cancer: A systematic review
      Tau L.T , Chan S.W
      First published:07 Oct 2011; 9(54): 2324-2378
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    • Effects of nutritional counselling on anthropometric measures in adult patients with cancer undergoing treatment and their perception and satisfaction level: a comprehensive systematic review
      Sean L, Kim E, Fai C
      First published:13 May 2011; 9(24): 886-924
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    • A systematic review of surgical infection scoring systems used in surgical patients
      Siah R, Childs C
      First published:11 Dec 2011; 9(60): 2627-2683
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    • A systematic review of relocation stress following in-house transfer out of critical/intensive care units
      Warner Salmond S, Evans B, Hamdi H.A, Saimbert M.K.
      First published:13 Dec 2011; 9(61): 2684-2777
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    • A qualitative systematic review on the experiences of self-management in community-dwelling older women living with chronic illnesses
      Ru T, Hong E, Hegney D
      First published:18 Dec 2011; 9(62): 2778-2828
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    • Exploring unplanned ICU admissions: a systematic review
      Vlayen A, Verelst S, Bekkering G, Schrooten W, Hellings J, Claes N
      First published:13 May 2011; 9(25): 925-959
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    • A systematic review of structured versus non-structured breastfeeding programmes to support the initiation and duration of exclusive breastfeeding in acute and primary healthcare settings.
      Beake S, Pellowe C, Dykes F, Schmied V, Bick D
      First published:21 Jul 2011; 9(36): 1471-1508
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of current interventions to assist adults with heart failure to comply with therapy and enhance self-care behaviours.
      Kent b, Cull E, Phillips N
      First published:04 Dec 2011; 9(59): 2572-2626
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    • Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for cognitive dysfunction in cancer patients who have received chemotherapy: a systematic review
      Hines S, Ramis M, Pike S, Chang A
      First published:20 Sep 2011; 9(49): 2023-2062
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    • Effectiveness of tight glycemic control in the medical Intensive Care Unit: a systematic review
      Merrill A, Jones S
      First published:23 Mar 2011; 9(13): 417-436
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    • A systematic review of the knowledge, attitudes and practice of trained nurses towards patients with HIV/AIDS
      Madeleine L, Chan M, Thayala N
      First published:22 Sep 2011; 9(51): 2105-2165
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    • A systematic review of the factors that impact nurses’ performance of conscious level assessment
      Mattar I, Chan MF
      First published:04 Feb 2011; 9(8): 231-268
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of secondary prevention lifestyle interventions designed to change lifestyle behaviour following stroke
      Lawrence M, Kerr S, McVey C, Godwin J
      First published:12 Aug 2011; 9(43): 1782-1827
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of nurse coordinated transitioning of care on readmission rates for patients with heart failure
      Slyer J, Concert C, Eusebio A, Rogers M, Singleton J
      First published:24 Mar 2011; 9(15): 464-490
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    • A systematic review on the relationship between the nursing shortage and nurses’ job satisfaction, stress and burnout levels in oncology/haematology settings.
      Gi T, Devi M, Kim E
      First published:29 Jul 2011; 9(39): 1603-1649
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    • Effectiveness of patient-caregiver dyad discharge interventions on hospital readmissions of elderly patients with community acquired pneumonia: a systematic review
      McLeod-Sordjan R, Krajewski B, Jean-Baptiste P, Barone J, Worral P
      First published:24 Mar 2011; 9(14): 437-463
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    • Effectiveness of educational interventions to promote oral hypoglycaemic adherence in adults with Type 2 diabetes: a systematic review
      Gan J, Brammer J, Creedy D,
      First published:09 Mar 2011; 9(9): 269-312
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    • Effect of schistosoma infection on malaria immune response: A systematic review
      Yesuf E, Dejene T
      First published:28 Jul 2011; 9(38): 1551-1602
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of the use of simulation in the continuing education and training of qualified medical, nursing and midwifery staff
      Elliott S, Murrell K, Harper P, Stephens T, Pellowe C
      First published:20 Apr 2011; 9(17): 538-587
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    • Effect of community based behavioural change communication intervention to improve neonatal mortality in developing countries: A Systematic Review
      Tilahun D, Birhanu Z
      First published:02 Aug 2011; 9(40): 1650-1678
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    • Effect of antenatal care on institutional delivery in developing countries: a systematic review
      Mengistu T, Tafere T
      First published:12 Jul 2011; 9(35): 1447-1470
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of age-friendly nursing interventions in the management of older people in emergency departments
      Pearce S, Rogers-Clark C, Doolan J
      First published:10 May 2011; 9(20): 679-726
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    • Effectiveness of music interventions on dental anxiety in paediatric and adult patients: a systematic review
      Moola S, Pearson A, Hagger C
      First published:21 Apr 2011; 9(18): 588-630
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    • Factors affecting caregiver burden of terminally ill adults in the home setting – A systematic review
      Leow M, Chan S
      First published:15 Aug 2011; 9(45): 1883-1916
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    • Adverse drug reactions of oral dexamethasone in children and adolescents with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a systematic review
      Hu L, Emily A, Allen Y
      First published:16 Mar 2011; 9(11): 371-399
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    • A comprehensive systematic review on the perception and experience of stigma among people with schizophrenia
      Audrey T, Piyanee Klainin-Yobas, Debra K Creedy
      First published:18 May 2011; 9(27): 1132-1192
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    • Effectiveness of Non-Surgical Management Strategies for Constipation in Adults with Stroke: A Systematic Review
      Lim S, Childs C
      First published:21 Dec 2011; 9(64): 2875-2914
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    • Antiepileptic properties of quinine: A systematic review.
      Mwita C, Mwai L, Newton C
      First published:19 Sep 2011; 9(48): 1999-2022
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  • Volume 8, 2010
    • Effectiveness of educational interventions to raise men’s awareness of bladder and bowel health: a systematic review
      Hodgkinson B, Tuckett A, Hegney D, Paterson J, Kralik D
      First published:05 Oct 2010; 8(30): 1202-1241
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    • The effectiveness of using human patient simulation manikins in the teaching of clinical reasoning skills to undergraduate nursing students: a systematic review
      Lapkin S, Fernandez R, Levett-Jones T, Bellchambers H
      First published:15 Jul 2010; 8(16): 661-694
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    • The effectiveness of telephone-based post-discharge nursing care in decreasing readmission rate in patients with heart failure: a systematic review
      Lee J, Park S
      First published:14 Oct 2010; 8(32): 1288-1303
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    • A systematic review on the effectiveness of nurse-led cardiac clinics for adult patients with coronary heart disease
      Schadewaldt V, Schultz T
      First published:23 Feb 2010; 8(2): 53-89
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    • The effectiveness of strategies for the management and/or prevention of hypothermia within the adult perioperative environment: systematic review
      Moola S, Lockwood C
      First published:15 Jul 2010; 8(19): 752-792
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    • A systematic review on the factors affecting effective communication between registered nurses and oncology adult patients in an inpatient setting
      Tay L, Hegney D, Ang E
      First published:25 Aug 2010; 8(22): 869-916
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    • The effectiveness of sitz bath in managing adult patients with anorectal disorders: A systematic review.
      Ping D, Chi T, Li G, Ang E
      First published:09 Jul 2010; 8(11): 447-469
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    • Anxiety in patients with breast cancer undergoing treatment: a systematic review
      Ching L, Devi M, Emily A
      First published:07 Sep 2010; 8(25): 1016-1057
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    • Effectiveness of medical compared to multidisciplinary models of care for adult persons with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease: a systematic review
      Strand H, Parker D
      First published:29 Sep 2010; 8(26): 1058-1087
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    • Self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review of economic evidence
      de Verteuil R, Tan W
      First published:20 Apr 2010; 8(7): 302-342
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    • Roles and systems for routine medication administration to prevent medication errors in hospital-based, acute care settings: a systematic review
      Wimpenny P, Kirkpatrick P
      First published:28 May 2010; 8(10): 405-446
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    • Best practice in the management of primary nocturnal enuresis in children: a systematic review
      Hodgkinson B, Josephs K, Hegney D
      First published:13 Apr 2010; 8(5): 173-254
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    • The effectiveness of educational strategies in improving parental/caregiver management of fever in their child: a systematic review
      Young M , Watts R, Wilson S
      First published:11 Aug 2010; 8(21): 826-868
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    • Responses of caregivers to children under the age of five with fever and living in areas where malaria is endemic: a systematic review of qualitative studies
      Chinkhumba J, Chibwana A
      First published:09 Jul 2010; 8(13): 520-588
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    • Effectiveness of nurse-led preoperative assessment services for elective surgery: a systematic review
      Hines S, Chang A, Ramis MA, Pike S
      First published:15 Jul 2010; 8(15): 621-660
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    • Effectiveness of nursing intervention for adult patients experiencing chronic pain: a systematic review
      Castillo-Bueno MD, Moreno-Pina JP, Martínez-Puente MV, Artiles-Suárez MM, Company-Sancho MC, García-Andrés MC, Sánchez-Villar I, Hernández-Pérez R,
      First published:05 Oct 2010; 8(28): 1112-1168
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    • The experience of self-care: a systematic review
      Godfrey C, Harrison M, Lysaght R, Lamb M, Graham I, Oakley P
      First published:20 Dec 2010; 8(34): 1351-1460
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    • Identification and nursing management of dysphagia in individuals with acute neurological impairment (update)
      Hines S, Wallace K, Crowe L, Finlayson K, Chang A, Pattie M
      First published:13 Apr 2010; 8(6): 255-301
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    • A systematic review of the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions on quality of life (QoL) for adult vitiligo patients
      Lert C, Fai C
      First published:05 Oct 2010; 8(29): 1169-1201
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    • The experience of living with chronic manifestations of Lymphatic Filariasis among patients 15 years and older in developing countries: a systematic review
      Enuameh Y, Abokyi L, Adjei G
      First published:15 Jul 2010; 8(14): 589-620
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    • A systematic review of nurses’ inter-shift handoff reports in acute care hospitals
      Poletick E, Holly C
      First published:07 Apr 2010; 8(4): 121-172
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    • Eye irrigation for patients with ocular chemical burns: a systematic review
      Chau J, Lee D, Lo S
      First published:09 Jul 2010; 8(12): 470-519
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of healthcare workers’ perceptions of risk from exposure to emerging acute respiratory infectious diseases and the perceived effectiveness of strategies used to facilitate healthy coping in acute hospital and community healthcare settings
      Yiwen K, Hegney D, Drury V
      First published:26 Aug 2010; 8(23): 917-971
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    • The use of the Visual Analogue Scale for the assessment of labour pain: a systematic review
      Wei C, Leng C, Lin S
      First published:02 Sep 2010; 8(24): 972-1015
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    • Intervention strategies that support self-care activities: an integrative study across disease/impairment groupings
      Godfrey C, Harrison M, Lysaght R, Lamb M, Graham I, Oakley P
      First published:14 Dec 2010; 8(33): 1304-1350
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    • Oral liquid nutritional supplements for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities: a systematic review
      Hines S, Wilson J, McCrow J, Abbey J, Sacre S
      First published:18 Feb 2010; 8(1): 1-52
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    • Physiotherapists and General Practitioners as first-line of management for acute low back pain: Which is better? A systematic review
      Morris L, Louw Q
      First published:21 Apr 2010; 8(9): 382-404
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    • External cooling methods for treatment of fever in adults: a systematic review
      Chan E, Chen WT, Assam PN
      First published:06 Aug 2010; 8(20): 793-825
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    • A systematic review on the effectiveness of music listening in reducing depressive symptoms in adults
      Chan M, Wong Z, Thayala N
      First published:14 Oct 2010; 8(31): 1242-1287
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    • A systematic review of the management of short-term indwelling urethral catheters to prevent urinary tract infections
      Moola S, Konno R
      First published:15 Jul 2010; 8(17): 695-729
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    • Utilisation of theoretical models and frameworks in the process of evidence synthesis
      Godfrey C, Harrison M, Graham I, Ross-White A
      First published:15 Jul 2010; 8(18): 730-751
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    • The experience and expectations of terminally ill patients receiving music therapy in the palliative setting: a systematic review
      Mabel L, Drury V, Hong P
      First published:30 Sep 2010; 8(27): 1088-1111
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    • A comparison of palliative care outcome measures used to assess the quality of palliative care provided in Residential Aged Care Facilities: a systematic review
      Parker D, Hodgkinson B
      First published:07 Apr 2010; 8(3): 90-120
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    • A systematic review of the experiences of adult ventilator-dependent patients
      Mu PF, Wang KW, Chen YC, Tsay SF
      First published:20 Apr 2010; 8(8): 343-381
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  • Volume 7, 2009
    • The effectiveness of interventions in the prevention and management of aggressive behaviours in patients admitted to an acute hospital setting: a systematic review
      Kynoch K , Wu C, Chang A
      First published:12 May 2009; 7(6): 175-223
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    • Thickened fluids for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities: a comprehensive systematic review
      Sonia Hines, Judy McCrow, Professor Jenny Abbey, Sue Gledhill,
      First published:15 Oct 2009; 7(17): 761-824
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of evidence on determining the impact of Magnet designation on nursing and patient outcomes: is the investment worth it?
      Salmond S, Begley R, Brennan J, Saimbert M
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(26): 1119-1178
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    • Effectiveness of arm exercise on dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review
      Hopp L, Walker J
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(31): 1353-1372
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    • The Effectiveness of Integrated Care Pathways for Adults and Children in Health Care Settings: A Systematic Review
      Allen D, Gillen E, Rixson L
      First published:31 Mar 2009; 7(3): 80-129
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    • Cognitive leisure activities and their role in preventing dementia: a systematic review
      Stern C, Munn Z
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(29): 1292-1332
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    • Appropriateness of using a symbol to identify dementia and/or delirium: a systematic review
      Hines S, Abbey J, Wilson J, Sacre S
      First published:22 May 2009; 7(11): 387-449
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    • The Impact of Hospital Visiting Hour Policies on Pediatric and Adult Patients and their Visitors
      Smith L, Medves J, Harrison M, Tranmer J, Waytuck B
      First published:05 Mar 2009; 7(2): 38-79
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    • The effectiveness of non-pharmacological pain management in relieving chronic pain for children and adolescents
      Mu P, Chen Y, Cheng S,
      First published:11 Dec 2009; 7(34): 1489-1543
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    • A systematic review of the experiences of caregivers in providing home-based care to persons with HIV/AIDS in Africa
      McInerney P, Brysiewicz P
      First published:02 Apr 2009; 7(4): 130-153
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    • The efficacy of nurse implemented non-pharmacological strategies for the symptom management of agitation in persons with advanced dementia living in residential aged care facilities: a systematic review
      Blythe S, Chang E, Johnson A, Griffiths R
      First published:23 Oct 2009; 7(22): 975-1003
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    • The effectiveness of self-management educational interventions for osteoarthritis of the knee
      Smith C, Kumar S, Pelling N
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(25): 1091-1118
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    • The Prevention and Management of Complications associated with established Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tubes in Adults: A Systematic Review
      Conroy T
      First published:02 Jan 2009; 7(1): 1-37
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    • The effectiveness of non-invasive complementary therapies in reducing postoperative nausea and vomiting following abdominal laparoscopic surgery in women: a systematic review
      Hewitt V, Watts R
      First published:20 Oct 2009; 7(19): 850-907
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    • The Role for Osmotic Agents in Children with Acute Encephalopathies: A Systematic Review
      Gwer S, Gatakaa H, Mwai L, Idro R, Newton C
      First published:02 Apr 2009; 7(5): 154-174
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    • The reliability, validity and feasibility of tools used to screen for caregiver burden: a systematic review
      Whalen K, Buchholz S
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(32): 1373-1430
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    • The effectiveness of voice rehabilitation on vocalization in post-laryngectomy patients: a systematic review
      Shuxin X, Zheng L, Chunyi G, Xiaomeng H
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(23): 1004-1035
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    • A meta-synthesis of women’s perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support
      Schmied V, Beake S, Sheehan A, McCourt C, Dykes F
      First published:16 Aug 2009; 7(14): 583-614
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    • Practice Guideline Dissemination and Implementation Strategies for Healthcare Teams and Team-Based Practice: A Systematic Review
      Medves J, Godfrey C, Turner C, Paterson M, Harrison M, MacKenzie L, Durando P
      First published:10 Jun 2009; 7(12): 450-491
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    • Effects of Multisensory Therapy on Behaviour of Adult Clients with Developmental Disabilities
      Chan S, Thompson D, Chau P, Tam W, Chiu I,
      First published:22 May 2009; 7(9): 309-353
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    • Effectiveness of religious activity on the quality of life and healthcare outcomes of adults aged 65 and older: a systematic review
      Lucylynn M. Lizarondo, Craig Lockwood
      First published:20 Oct 2009; 7(18): 825-849
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    • Methods for determining the correct nasogastric tube placement after insertion: a meta-analysis
      Chau J, Thompson D, Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Lo H
      First published:14 Oct 2009; 7(16): 679-760
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    • Effectiveness of interventions using empowerment concept for patients with chronic disease: a systematic review
      Chen Y, Li I
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(27): 1179-1233
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    • Physical Leisure Activities and their Role in Preventing Dementia: A Systematic Review
      Stern C, Konno R
      First published:22 May 2009; 7(8): 260-308
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    • Positioning of Preterm Infants for Optimal Physiological Development: A Systematic Review
      Picheansathian W, Woragidpoonpol P,Baosoung C
      First published:18 May 2009; 7(7): 224-259
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    • Effectiveness of strategies to promote safe transition of elderly people across care settings
      Mansah M, Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Chang E
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(24): 1036-1090
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    • Perceived facilitators and inhibitors for the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) by nurses: a systematic review
      Moloney C, Becarria L
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(33): 1431-1488
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    • Promoting and supporting self-care management for adults living in the community with physical chronic illness: A systematic review of the effectiveness and meaningfulness of the patient-practitioner encounter
      Rees S, Williams A
      First published:16 Jul 2009; 7(13): 492-582
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    • Impact of the physical environment in paediatric hospitals on health outcomes: a systematic review
      Watts R, Wilson S
      First published:21 Oct 2009; 7(20): 908-941
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    • Interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in older adult patients in acute care hospitals: a systematic review
      Cindy Stern. Dr Rasika Jayasekara
      First published:23 Oct 2009; 7(21): 942-974
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    • Effectiveness of Nurse Practitioners in nursing homes: a systematic review
      Christian R, Baker K,
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(30): 1333-1352
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    • How professional nurses working in hospital environments experience moral distress: a systematic review
      Rittenmeyer L, Huffman D
      First published:10 Dec 2009; 7(28): 1234-1291
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    • Management of disruptive behaviour within nursing work environments: a comprehensive systematic review of the evidence
      Rogers-Clark C, Pearce S, Cameron M
      First published:16 Sep 2009; 7(15): 615-678
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    • Lack of effectiveness of primary conservative management for infants with brachial plexus birth palsy
      Bialocerkowski A, Vladusic S, Moore R
      First published:22 May 2009; 7(10): 354-386
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  • Volume 6, 2008
    • Prophylactic steroids for paediatric open-heart surgery: a systematic review
      Robertson-Malt S, Barbary M
      First published:17 Mar 2008; 6(5): 225-233
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    • Effectiveness of simulation on health profession students' knowledge, skills, confidence and satisfaction
      Laschinger S, Medves J, Pulling C, McGraw R, Waytuck B, Harrison M, Gambeta K
      First published:21 Apr 2008; 6(7): 265-309
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    • Role of MRSA reservoirs in the acute care setting
      Halcomb E, Griffiths R, Fernandez R
      First published:12 Sep 2008; 6(16): 633-685
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    • How has the impact of 'care pathway technologies' on service integration in stroke care been measured and what is the strength of the evidence to support their effectiveness in this respect?
      Allen D, Rixson L
      First published:21 Aug 2008; 6(15): 583-632
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    • Fluid regimens for colostomy irrigation: a systematic review
      Lizarondo L, Gyi A, Schultz T
      First published:19 May 2008; 6(10): 353-366
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    • The psychosocial spiritual experience of elderly individuals recovering from stroke: a systematic review
      Lamb M, Buchanan D, Godfrey C, Harrison M, Oakley P
      First published:23 Jun 2008; 6(12): 432-483
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    • The role of patient isolation and compliance with isolation practices in the control of nosocomial MRSA in acute care
      Halcomb E, Griffiths R, Fernandez R
      First published:17 Mar 2008; 6(6): 234-264
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    • Understanding young peoples' experience of chronic illness: a systematic review
      Venning A, Eliott J, Wilson A, Kettler L
      First published:19 May 2008; 6(9): 324-352
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    • The infection control management of MRSA in acute care
      Halcomb E, Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Newton P, Hickman L
      First published:15 Jan 2008; 6(2): 67-111
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    • Effects of music listening on adult patients' pre-procedural state anxiety in hospital
      Gillen E, Biley F, Allen D
      First published:26 Sep 2008; 6(17): 686-732
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    • A systematic review of the effect of educational interventions for urinary and faecal incontinence by health care staff/carers/clients in aged care, on level of knowledge, frequency of incontinence episodes and hours spent on the management of incontinence episodes.
      Hodgkinson B, Josephs K, Leira E, Synnott R, Hegney D
      First published:07 Jan 2008; 6(1): 1-66
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    • A systematic review of psychometric evidence and expert opinion regarding the assessment of faecal incontinence in older community-dwelling adults
      Fallon A, Westaway J, Moloney C
      First published:16 Jun 2008; 6(11): 367-431
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    • The clinical effectiveness of length of bed rest for patients recovering from trans-femoral diagnostic cardiac catheterisation
      Chair SY, Fernandez R, Lui M, Lopez V, Thompson D
      First published:21 Jan 2008; 6(3): 112-164
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    • Clinical effectiveness of barrier preparations in the prevention and treatment of nappy dermatitis in infants and preschool children of nappy age
      Rowe J, McCall E, Kent B
      First published:28 Jul 2008; 6(14): 545-582
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    • The clinical effectiveness of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) in adults with osteoarthritis
      Leach M, Kumar S
      First published:21 Apr 2008; 6(8): 310-323
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    • Effectiveness of interventions that assist caregivers to support people with dementia living in the community: a systematic review
      Parker D, Mills S, Abbey J
      First published:21 Jul 2008; 6(13): 484-544
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    • Systematic review of the effectiveness of nursing interventions in reducing or relieving post-operative pain
      Crowe L , Chang A, Fraser J, Gaskill D, Nash R, Wallace K
      First published:18 Feb 2008; 6(4): 165-224
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  • Volume 5, 2007
    • Systematic review of interventions in the management of overweight and obese children which include a dietary component
      Clare E Collins, Janet M Warren, Melinda Neve, Penelope McCoy, Barrie Stokes
      First published:16 Feb 2007; 5(1): 1-70
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    • Systematic review on embracing cultural diversity for developing and sustaining a healthy work environment in healthcare
      Pearson A, Srivastava R, Craig D, Tucker D, Grinspun D, Bajnok I, Griffin P, Long L, Porritt K, Han T, Gyi A
      First published:16 Feb 2007; 5(2): 71-133
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    • Nursing administration of medication via enteral tubes in adults: a systematic review
      Phillips N, Nay R
      First published:15 Aug 2007; 5(6): 344-406
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    • Effectiveness of general practice nurse interventions in cardiac risk factor reduction among adults
      Halcomb E, Moujalli S, Griffiths R, Davidson P
      First published:15 Aug 2007; 5(7): 407-453
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    • Effectiveness of brief structured interventions on risk factor modification for patients with coronary heart disease: a systematic review
      Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Everett B, Davidson P, Salamonson Y, Andrew S
      First published:06 Dec 2007; 5(9): 497-557
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    • Comprehensive systematic review of evidence on developing and sustaining nursing leadership that fosters a healthy work environment in healthcare
      Pearson A, Laschinger H, Porritt K, Jordan Z, Tucker D, Long L
      First published:01 May 2007; 5(5): 279-343
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    • Managing the wandering behaviour of people living in a residential aged care facility
      Hodgkinson B, Koch S, Nay R, Lewis M
      First published:16 Sep 2007; 5(8): 454-496
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    • The effectiveness of non-surgical interventions in the treatment of Charcot foot
      Smith C, Kumar S, Causby R
      First published:06 Dec 2007; 5(10): 558-576
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    • Minimising undernutrition in the older inpatient
      Vanderkroft D, Collins C, FitzGerald M, Lewis S, Neve M, Capra S
      First published:11 Mar 2007; 5(3): 134-229
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    • Effectiveness of arthroscopic versus open surgical stabilisation for the management of traumatic anterior glenohumeral instability
      Ng C, Bialocerkowski A, Hinman R,
      First published:01 May 2007; 5(4): 230-278
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  • 2006
    • A systematic review of evidence on the professional practice of the nurse and developing and sustaining a healthy work environment in healthcare
      Pearson A, Porritt K, Doran D, Vincent L, Craig D, Tucker D, Long L
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • The feasibility and appropriateness of introducing nursing curricula from developed countries into developing countries
      Jayasekara, R. Schultz, T.
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • Factors associated with constructive staff–family relationships in the care of older adults in the institutional setting
      Haesler E, Bauer M, Nay R
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • Lack of evidence of the effectiveness of primary brachial plexus surgery for infants (under the age of two years) diagnosed with obstetric brachial plexus palsy
      Bialocerkowski A, Gelding B
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • Effectiveness of standard short-course chemotherapy for treating tuberculosis and the impact of drug resistance on its outcome
      Han, T.
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • Systematic review of evidence on the impact of nursing workload and staffing on establishing healthy work environments
      Pearson A, Pallas O’Brien L, Thomson D, Doucette E, Tucker D, Wiechula
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • Support for overseas qualified nurses in adjusting to Australian nursing practice
      Konno, R.
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of evidence on the structure, process, characteristics and composition of a nursing team that fosters a healthy work environment
      Pearson A, Porritt K, Doran D, Vincent L, Craig D, Tucker D, Long L, H
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • A comprehensive systematic review of evidence on the effectiveness and appropriateness of undergraduate nursing curricula
      Jayasekara, R. Schultz, T.
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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    • Strategies to Reduce Medication Errors with Reference to Older Adults
      Hodgkinson B, Koch S, Nay R, Nichols K.
      First published:01 Jan 2006
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  • 2005
    • Effectiveness of a Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Program on Urinary Incontinence Following Childbirth
      Haddow G, Watts R, Robertson J.
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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    • Effectiveness of Nurse-led Cardiac Clinics in Adult Patients with a Diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease
      Page T, Lockwood C, Conroy-Hiller T
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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    • Knowledge Retention from Preoperative Patient Information
      Stern C, Lockwood C.
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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    • Effectiveness of Primary Conservative Management for Infants with Obstetric Brachila Plexus Palsy
      Bialocerkowski A, Kurlowicz K, Vladusic S, Grimmer K.
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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    • Association between Pacifier use and Breast-feeding, Sudden Infant death Syndrome, Infection and Dental Malocclusion
      Callaghan A, Kendall G, Lock C, Mahoney A, Payne J, Verrier L.
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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    • Nursing and Midwifery Management of Hypoglycaemia in Healthy Term Neonates
      Hewitt V, Watts R, Robertson J, Haddows G.
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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    • Effectiveness of Topical Skin Care Provided in Aged Care Facilities
      Hodgskinson B, Nay R.
      First published:01 Jan 2005
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  • 2004
    • Oral Hygiene Care for Adults with Dementia in Residential Aged Care Facilities
      Pearson A, Chalmers J.
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Comparing the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy using individual or group therapy in the treatment of depression
      Lockwood C, Page T, Conroy-Hiller T
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • The effectiveness of active blood glucose management on the prevention of further CVA complications within 24 hours in adult patients
      Gyi, AA
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Effectiveness of Strategies to Manage Sleep in Residents of Aged Care Facilities
      Haesler E.
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Effectiveness of Individual Therapy and Group Therapy in the Treatment of Schizophrenia
      Lockwood C, Page T, Conroy-Hiller T
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Effectiveness of solutions, techniques and pressure in wound cleansing
      Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Ussia C
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Comparison of Educational Interventions for Mental Health Consumers Receiving Psychotropic Medication
      Griffiths R, Fernandez R, Mostacchi M, Evans V.
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Effectiveness of alcohol-based solutions for hand hygiene
      Picheansathian, W
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Vital Signs
      Lockwood C, Conroy-Hiller T, Page T
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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    • Management of short-term indwelling urethral catheters to prevent urinary tract infections
      Lockwood C, Page T, Conroy-Hiller T
      First published:01 Jan 2004
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  • 2003
    • Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary total parenteral nutrition team in the hospital setting
      Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Naylor CJ
      First published:01 Jan 2003
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    • The effectiveness of different approaches to pre-intervention education for adult cardiac patients
      Eckert M
      First published:01 Jan 2003
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    • Comparison of late night and early morning removal of short-term urethral catheters
      Fernandez R, Griffiths R and Murie P
      First published:01 Jan 2003
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    • Clinical Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Exit-site Care
      Hodgkinson B, Lockwood C, Page T
      First published:01 Jan 2003
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    • Management of Nipple Pain and/or Trauma Associated with Breast-feeding
      Page T, Lockwood C, Guest K.
      First published:01 Jan 2003
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    • Prevention and Management of Shoulder Pain in the Hemiplegic Patient
      Page T, Lockwood C.
      First published:01 Jan 2003
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  • 2002
    • Physical Restraint in Acute and Residential Care
      Evans D, Wood J, Lambert L, Fitzgerald M.
      First published:01 Jan 2002
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    • Eye Care for the Intensive Care Patient
      Joyce N.
      First published:01 Jan 2002
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  • 2001
    • Post Harvest Management of Split Thickness Skin Graft Donor Sites
      Wiechula R.
      First published:01 Jan 2001
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    • Maintaining Oral Hydration in Older Adults
      Hodgkinson B, Evans D, Wood J.
      First published:01 Jan 2001
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    • The Nursing Management of Fever in Children
      Watts R, Robertson J, Thomas G, and Review Panel
      First published:01 Jan 2001
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    • The Nursing Management of Chest Drains
      Charnock Y.
      First published:01 Jan 2001
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    • Music as an Intervention for Hospital Patients
      Evans D.
      First published:01 Jan 2001
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  • 2000
    • The Effectiveness of Propofol versus Midazolam for the Sedation of Adult Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs)
      Magarey J.
      First published:01 Jan 2000
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    • Suctioning Adults with an Artificial Airway
      Thompson L.
      First published:01 Jan 2000
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    • Identification and Nursing Management of Dysphagia in Individuals with Neurological Impairment
      Ramritu P, Finlayson K, Mitchell A, Croft G.
      First published:01 Jan 2000
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    • Effectiveness of Mechanical Compression Devices in Attaining Hemostasis after Removal of a Femoral Sheath following Femoral Artery Cannulation for Cardiac Interventional Procedures
      Jones T.
      First published:01 Jan 2000
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  • 1998
    • Falls in Acute Hospitals
      Evans D, Hodgkinson B, Lambert L, Wood J, Kowanko I.
      First published:01 Jan 1998
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    • The Effectiveness of Strategies for Preventing and Treating Chemotherapy and Radiation Induced Oral Mucositis in Patients with Cancer
      Kowanko I, Long L, Hodgkinson B, Evans D.
      First published:01 Jan 1998
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