Cleary Michelle

Cleary Michelle
Central Queensland University · School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Sciences

PhD, RN

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This article proposes an integrative model for the psychological resources of grit. The growing body of work in nursing on the topic of grit indicates considerable interest in achieving long-term goals, especially amidst uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic. Motivational behaviors are thought to influence engagement in continuing education in nur...
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Grit has been linked to increased performance, retention and well‐being in various fields. Defined as having perseverance and passion for long‐term goals, grit is a personality trait related to one's perseverance of effort (perseverance) and consistency of interests (passion) toward their goals. In the fifteen years since the original grit scale wa...
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Background: Many hemodialysis patients experience fatigue as a result of not achieving dialysis adequacy. Purpose: This study was designed to determine the effect of intradialytic range-of-motion exercises on dialysis adequacy and fatigue in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Methods: In this two-arm experimental study with repeated measures, partic...
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Based on the Israeli National Trauma Registry (INTR) data, this study reports etiological, demographic, and clinical trends and includes all admissions to burn and trauma centers across Israel from 2011 to 2019 and compares these with 2004 to 2010 rates. From 2011 to 2019, 5,710 patients were admitted to burn centers across Israel. Children aged 0...
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Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) is a public health concern with leprosy, lymphatic filariasis (LF), visceral leishmaniasis (VL), soil-transmitted helminths, and trachoma as the major NTDs prevalent in Nepal. The prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services for NTDs in Nepal are less accessible and disintegrated. This study assessed the availabili...
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Treatment-seeking behaviour among people affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Province 1, Nepal Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) such as leprosy and lymphatic filariasis (LF) may cause long-term illness and disability, leading to a significant economic burden. Management of NTD-related morbidity by early treatment from the existing...
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Electric powered bicycles and scooters that use rechargeable lithium batteries are an urban transportation alternative and have become increasingly popular. However, in recent years, there has been an increase in patient admissions to the Israeli National Burn Center with burns associated with their use. In this case series of all patients (n=9) re...
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The effects of chronic cardiovascular disease can challenge the achievement of treatment goals and recovery outcomes. This study explores the ways in which patients cope with the effects of chronic cardiovascular disease, from the perspectives of patients, family caregivers and health professionals. The qualitative study was conducted from May 2019...
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Objectives To experimentally compare two fractional ablative CO2 laser handpieces intended for the treatment of large area burn scars. Each handpiece coverage rate, depth of penetration and application time were measured and compared in a simulation model of large area burns scars using a dynamic/roller handpiece (small footprint) and a stationary/...
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Dressings used to manage donor site wounds have up to 40% of patients experiencing complications that may cause suboptimal scarring. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of a portable electrospun nanofibrous matrix that provides contactless management of donor site wounds compared with standard dressing techniques. This study included adult patient...
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Violence against women and girls by burning is a serious and confronting form of gender-based violence. Often, perpetrators aim to disfigure their victims or cause great pain, rather than kill them. Little is known about the characteristics of females who are subjected to violence by burning. This study aimed to review the literature concerning the...
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This systematic review focused on animal cruelty in abusive adult intimate partner relationships with a specific focus on the prevalence, motivations, and impact of animal abuse on victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) and the pets involved. Peer-reviewed research articles were sourced from online databases PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus and PsycInfo...
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Many health-related measurement instruments have been developed to measure psychological constructs and whilst several instruments are usually available for a particular study, finding the right tool for the job is important. Systematic reviews of measurement properties of instruments have long been identified as a valuable strategy to ensure that...
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Background The contribution of various volcanic phenomena to immediate soft tissue injury types has received limited attention challenging emergency management planning. This integrative review sought to investigate the immediate types of soft tissue-related injury sustained following volcanic eruptions. Methods A systematic search was conducted i...
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With the pressure of the COVID-19 outbreak and increased social media use in accessing COVID-19 related information, general populations especially people living with chronic conditions may experience technostress. Technostress may adversely affect physical and mental health status. There may be a need for healthcare providers to assess and encoura...
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Recovery from homelessness for women is often a long, complex and highly individualised journey. This study investigated women's experiences of exiting homelessness and examined the factors that influenced recovery. The qualitative interpretive study involved auto-driven photo elicitation and in-depth interviews with 11 women who had previously bee...
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Studies on elderly mental health focus on disorders such as depression and dementia, with anxiety disorder getting less attention. Although the risk factors of mental illness in elderly have been extensively studied comparatively little is known about the correlates of older people’s mental health in developing countries. Using data from a populati...
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Studies on elderly mental health focus on disorders such as depression and dementia, with anxiety disorder getting less attention. Although the risk factors of mental illness in older people have been extensively studied comparatively little is known about the correlates of older people’s mental health in developing countries. Using data from a pop...
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Aim To assess the psychometric properties of the Nepali language version of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS-21). Design Descriptive, cross-sectional survey. Methods The DASS-21 was administered (May–July 2019) among 794 randomly selected older adults aged ≥60 years. Factor structure was evaluated using exploratory and confirmatory fact...
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Animal owners who experience the death of a beloved family pet or companion animal may experience feelings of grief and loss that are synonymous with the death of a human. This systematic review synthesized 19 qualitative papers from 17 studies that explored the psychosocial impact of bereavement and grieving the loss of a pet. The analysis reveale...
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The aim of this study was to examine the experiential perspectives of women becoming and experiencing home-lessness. Situated in the qualitative interpretative tradition , data were collected using auto-driven photo-elicitation and in-depth face-to-face interviews. Eleven Australian women used photographs that represented their experiences of being...
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During times of crisis—whether an individual, organisational, community, or national crisis—people will look to leaders for answers. Feelings of uncertainty and insecurity can give rise to the need for respected leaders to give credible information, ethical guidance, and authentic reassurance. The aim of this paper is to explore the range of leader...
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Academic educators in universities are well positioned to detect early signs and symptoms of unexplained behaviour change in students that could be the beginning of mental health issues. The purpose of this research was to explore the attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and practices of university academics in Japan towards health science students with p...
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Despite population ageing and the increase in mental health problems, studies on the mental health of older people in developing countries are lacking. This population-based cross-sectional study estimated the prevalence and associated factors for depression, anxiety and stress symptoms among older adults in Nepal. Community-dwelling older adults (...
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Pet ownership provides a unique relationship that is beneficial to many aspects of the pet owner’s life, including mental health and companionship. Mental health and social isolation are negatively impacted by homelessness, increasing the importance of the owner-pet bond during this time. However, this relationship is complicated by the need for pe...
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Objectives This systematic review assessed the influence of online health information (OHI) search behaviour on health and medical decisions. Methods Eligible studies were identified by searching electronic databases PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL in February 2020 for studies reporting OHI search behaviour and its influence on health decisions. Inform...
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Aim Studies regarding the impact of adult children's migration on older parents left‐behind have focused on physical and mental health. This study assessed the relationship between migration of adult children and quality of life (QOL) of older parents left‐behind in Nepal. Methods A cross‐sectional community‐based survey was carried out (May–July...
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The concept of grit, defined as having passion and perseverance for long-term goals, has gained significant recognition in recent years. The idea that being gritty is ultimately more important than innate talent to achieve goals has widespread appeal. This review examined the concept of grit to clarify relationships between constructs and identify...
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Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) aims to confirm a theoretical model using empirical data and is an element of the broader multivariate technique Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) (Alavi et al., 2020). CFA is commonly used across clinical research (Brown, 2015; Kääriäinen et al., 2011) including the development and psychometric evaluation of me...
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Google has become so synonymous with information search, retrieval and sharing that it entered our lexicon as the most‐used verb to express searching information online. Consequently, few are surprised to learn that ‘googling’ applies as equally to health information seeking as it does to TV series spoilers or homemade slime recipes. Almost half th...
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Study Design Systematic review of hyaluronic acid (HA)-related complications. Objective To systematically review all available literature including case reports and case series to identify a pattern for the management of vascular compromise resulting in facial skin ischemia and ocular manifestations following HA injection. Methods This review was...
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Homelessness is a complex and gendered experience. To understand this complexity, novel theoretical frameworks and appropriate research methods are required. Most women living without homes have experienced some form of abuse or mental health issues before becoming, being or exiting homelessness and there is high prevalence of trauma in this vulner...
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Homelessness is a complex and gendered experience. To understand this complexity, novel theoretical frameworks and appropriate research methods are required. Most women living without homes have experienced some form of abuse or mental health issues before becoming, being or exiting homelessness and there is high prevalence of trauma in this vulner...
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Background: Healthcare requires effective leadership to improve patient outcomes, manage change, and achieve organizational goals. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate interventions aimed at improving leadership behavior in health professionals. Methods: A systematic literature review of key databases (PubMed, CINAHL, Embase, and...
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Factor analysis covers a range of multivariate methods used to explain how underlying factors influence a set of observed variables. When research aims to identify these underlying factors, exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is used. In contrast, when the aim is to test whether a set of observed variables influences responses in accordance with an e...
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Schizophrenia is a complex and severe mental disorder affecting more than 20 million people worldwide. This study used focused ethnography to explore the everyday lives of 18 people living with schizophrenia in Zimbabwe and its impact on their quality of life (QOL). Data were collected using semi-structured interviews, observational fieldwork, and...
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Substance‐related disorders can adversely impact quality of life. This study assessed a 12 step program on health‐related quality of life for Iranian individuals seeking to recover from substance use. The study used a quasi‐experimental, two group, three stage, pre‐ and post‐test design and collected data at baseline, and at 1 and 3 months’ post‐in...
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Professional quality of life is related to psychological well‐being for nurses with implications for quality patient care. This study evaluated the effectiveness of emotional regulation training on depression, anxiety and stress, and professional quality of life for intensive and critical care nurses. In this experimental comparison trial, 60 inten...
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Causal language often becomes a worrisome for many academic writers as reviewers and editors frequently flag the improper use of causal language in peer review submissions. Language implying cause-effect relationship, when used inappropriately, may mislead readers, especially those with less scientific background. Linguistic choices may shape scien...
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This study systematically reviewed the quantitative evidence for the impact of burn injuries on body image. Primary research assessing body image using standardized scales published in peer-reviewed journals were systematically searched using the electronic databases PubMed, Scopus, CINHAL, and PsycINFO in January 2020. Studies reporting relationsh...
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Collectively, universities and other tertiary education providers globally, attract significant numbers of international students each year. However, the extent and significance of the benefits derived by the host society from this international mobility is often misunderstood, or at best, underestimated. International students commonly provide mul...
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Natural disasters are inherently traumatic. The unexpected, unpredictable, threatening, and overwhelming nature of these events can be destabilising and distressing, potentially leading to psychological trauma (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2014). Psychological trauma encompasses how people respond to physical and psych...
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Background: Heating devices can provide relief from muscular pain and the cold, however they may result in burn injuries when used inappropriately. Objective: This review article synthesizes the incidence, risk factors, outcomes, treatment, and prevention of burns sustained from body heating devices in order to better understand how these burns...
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Objective: To synthesise qualitative research that explored caregivers’ experiences of caring for family diagnosed with schizophrenia. Methods: Electronic databases including PsycINFO, PubMed, CINAHL and Scopus were searched to identify relevant journal articles published from 2000 to March 2019. Quality was assessed and thematic synthesis of the q...
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Quantitative research relies on assessing statistical significance, most commonly expressed in the form of a probability value (p-value). Researchers naturally desire that their studies confirm their research hypotheses, however many studies provide results that are not statistically significant.
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Background: Comorbidity between Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) and major depression is highly prevalent. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to estimate the prevalence of SUDs in subjects diagnosed with a major depressive disorder (MDD) in community, inpatient and outpatient settings. Methods: A comprehensive literature search of Medl...
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Trauma-informed care (TIC) is a model for the relationship of care between service users and service providers that recognises the importance of trauma, past and present, on that person's experiences, vulnerabilities and recovery. Burn injuries are a complex area of healthcare where trauma and the mental health disorders associated with trauma can...
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Trauma impacts people’s coping mechanisms with their ability to function posing risks to their capacity to manage and respond appropriately to stressors, and to recover. Trauma informed care recognises the needs of survivors by focusing on system-wide design and support during recovery, minimising the risk of re-traumatisation, and maximising choic...
Technical Report
This report explains the translation methodology as described by World Health Organisation (WHO). It was submitted to WHO following approval to translate the WHO Quality of Life-BREF (WHOQOL-BREF) survey instrument from English into Shona (most spoken language in Zimbabwe). For a copy of the Shona version of the WHOQOL-BREF please contact WHO dire...
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Background: Rapid and selective bromelain-based enzymatic debridement provides a non-surgical alternative for the eschar removal in deep burns, which allows for early debridement of large surface areas, accurate evaluation of burn and wound depth, and the need for skin grafting. Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of application of a bromelain-...
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Objectives: The prevalence of self-immolation is significantly higher in some Middle Eastern and Central Asian Islamic countries than in Western countries. Self-immolation typically occurs among females and can be either an attempt at suicide or an act of protest. This systematic review examined the drivers and consequences of self-immolation in A...