Stephen Mark Mcnally

Stephen Mark Mcnally
Western Sydney University · School of Nursing and Midwifery

PhD

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Introduction
Dr Stephen Mark Mcnally currently works at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University. Stephen conducts research and supervises HDR students in Clinical Practice related to Acute Care and Higher Education. He is currently a member of an international team researching the effect of Mindfulness in improving OSCE performance.

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Background: Appropriate and timely administration of intravenous fluids to patients with sepsis-induced hypotension is one of the mainstays of sepsis management in the emergency department (ED), however, fluid resuscitation remains an ongoing challenge in ED. Our study has been undertaken with two specific aims: firstly, for patients with sepsis,...
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Background: Early intravenous fluids for patients with sepsis presenting with hypoperfusion or shock in the emergency department remains one of the key recommendations of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines to reduce mortality. However, compliance with the recommendation remains poor. While several interventions have been implemented to impro...
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Objective To investigate the association between timing and volume of intravenous fluids administered to ED patients with suspected infection and all-cause in-hospital mortality. Methods Retrospective cohort study of ED presentations at four metropolitan hospitals in Sydney, Australia, between October 2018 and May 2019. Patients over 16 years of a...
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Background With the increasing use of technology in nursing, the importance of interpersonal skills can often be forgotten. Patient safety can also be compromised if these skills are not emphasised in nursing education. Objectives This review explores how drama in undergraduate and postgraduate nursing education can enhance the development of inte...
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Background Severe sepsis can lead to organ failure and death if immediate treatment, such as intravenous fluids and antibiotics, are not commenced within the first hour. Time - critical initiation of intravenous fluids which in other words is early goal directed fluid resuscitation has not always been given its clinical priority. This qualitative s...
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Background This study was developed to assist academics and curriculum designers to understand the perspectives and expectations of students when designing a program of study and inclusive of students as partners. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the perceptions and experiences of students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing (BN...
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Review objective: The objective of this review was to investigate the effectiveness of nurse-led cardiac rehabilitation programs following coronary artery bypass graft surgery on patients' health-related quality of life and hospital readmission. Introduction: Coronary heart disease is a major cause of death and disability worldwide, putting a gr...
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The authors would like at acknowledge the invaluable assistance of Mrs. Melissa Burley, School Librarian (Nursing and Midwifery) at Western Sydney University for providing expert assistance in searching for the literature used in this review.
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Objective: To identify the relationship between in-hospital location and patient outcomes as measured by Medical Emergency Team calls. Study design: A narrative systematic review of the literature. Data sources: A systematic search of the literature was conducted in October 2014 using the electronic databases: Embase, Cochrane, Medline, CINAHL...
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This paper reports a study conducted to develop and test the psychometric properties of a brief 5-item Satisfaction with the Oral Viva Assessment Scale. The viva has been increasingly used to gauge students' learning, beyond the traditional written assessments. This assessment approach may pose additional challenges to various student groups. Using...
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Review question/objective Do nurse-led cardiac rehabilitation programs following coronary artery bypass graft surgery improve patients' health-related quality of life and reduce hospital readmissions? Inclusion Criteria Types of participants This systematic review will consider studies that include male or female, post–CABG surgery patients, aged 6...
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Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to stimulate discussion among emergency nursing colleagues regarding the need for national practice standards guiding the development of triage education and practice. Method: A survey of six emergency nurses who had just completed a comprehensive triage educational program were asked about triage educati...
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This study explores the professional and educational development of emergency nurses and their beliefs regarding the appropriate content for a triage educational programme. A descriptive survey was conducted of emergency nurses employed by randomly selected teaching and non-teaching hospitals. Data analysis showed that emergency nurses used various...
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reporl cxmincs youth's anintdes to drink driving, nsk uking, mle modelling and drink dri\.ing muntermewures. The study was conducted in western Sydney, NSTS'. Field interviews and a questionnaire PerCeiVed to be effective. The results suggest that risk Uing such as excessivc drinking, drik driving and were used to identify adolescents knowledgc and...

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