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Capabilities for supporting prevention and chronic condition self-management: a resource for educators of primary health care professionals
(Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2009)
The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, through the Australian Better Health Initiative (ABHI), determined that education and training of the existing and future health workforce was a key element in ...
The importance of resilience to primary care practitioners: an interactive psycho-social model
(Australasian Medical Journal, 2009)
In this paper, it is argued that an understanding of the factors that make up resilience can enhance communication and concordance between practitioner and patient. A model is presented demonstrating that resilience is an ...
Chronic condition self-management support within a respiratory nursing service
By recognising the importance of the different phases of change involving diagnostic, planning, implementation, ongoing monitoring and review, but also the supporting tools for data collection, the readiness of staff for ...
The effect of motivational interviewing on the intradialytic exerciser: a pilot study
(Renal Society of Australasia, 2010)
Chronic renal failure is a complex condition in which a plethora of psychological and physiological complications may occur and for which haemodialysis is one treatment option. Patients at Hampstead Dialysis Centre, South ...
'The needs of strangers': understanding social determinants of mental illness
(Social Alternatives, 2008)
This article explores the social determinants of mental illness in order to stimulate debate and advocate for improved services, and greater understanding and acceptance for people with serious mental illness in their ...