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Askew, Lesley - - 2008
Foster, Megan - - 2008
There is a growing consensus that psychological states such as somatisation, distress, and depression are risk factors in recurrent and chronic low back pain (RCLBP). Some authors have found an association between psychological state and pain drawings; however the ability of pain drawings to predict future psychological state has not ...
Hing, Wayne - - 2008
Introduction: Mulligan's manual therapy technique at peripheral joints, namely mobilisation with movement (MWM), has been well documented in research for over a decade. The specific parameters of MWM prescription are relatively variable and generally ill defined. The purpose of this review was to critically evaluate the literature regarding MWM prescription ...
Anderson, Lynley - - 2008
Recent writing on physiotherapy research has raised awareness of the need for ethical review of research, and of basic ethical norms such as consent and confidentiality. This paper aims to raise awareness further by considering the underlying values within research ethics, and focusing on the realities of the research context ...
Godbold, Rosemary - - 2008
This paper considers the new disciplinary process for physiotherapists, which has resulted from the enactment of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. The new Act applies to nineteen health professional groups and is primarily concerned with protecting the public by putting systems and processes in place 'to ensure that ...
Butler, Sarah - - 2008
Studies have investigated airway clearance techniques in cystic fibrosis (CF) but few exist for non-CF bronchiectasis particularly in children. The aim of this study is to compare airway clearance practices in New Zealand children with CF and non-CF bronchiectasis. The study was conducted in the context of a clinical quality ...
Trota, Michi - - 2008
Watson, Paul - - 2008
A significant number of users of nursing services are pre-school children, and have a right to be heard in matters affecting their health. Despite nurses' duty to seek and take seriously the views of children in matters concerning children's health, children are rarely directly consulted as consumers of health care. ...
Smythe, Liz - - 2008
Nursing in New Zealand has undergone a rapid rise of postgraduate scholarly development over the past four decades. Early nurse scholars had no choice but to study university papers outside the discipline of nursing. Their reflections show how much their thinking was sparked by such experiences. On the other hand, ...
Wilkinson, Jill - - 2008
Following the release of the Ministerial Taskforce on Nursing in August 1998 and the withdrawal of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation from the Taskforce membership, a 'decision-making' workshop was held to further advance nursing practice roles in New Zealand. Momentum about advanced nursing roles had been gathering spurred on by ...
Wilkinson, Jill - - 2008
It is now ten years since the Ministerial Taskforce on Nursing released its report identifying the barriers that prevented nursing from realising its full potential. A key recommendation was the development of advanced clinical nursing roles that went beyond traditional and institutional boundaries. The constitution and work of the Taskforce ...
Carryer, Jenny - - 2008
Rentschler, Andrew - - 2008
Yuhasz, Stacieann - - 2008
Cooper, Rory - - 2008
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