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Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults

Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults : treatment and management.  National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, 2014. (Clinical guideline ; CG178)

This guideline covers the treatment and management of psychosis and schizophrenia and related disorders in adults (18 years and older) with onset before 60 years. The term 'psychosis' is used in this guideline to refer to the group of psychotic disorders that includes schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder and delusional disorder.

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Mindsets, informed consent and research

The lead article in the January-February issue of the Hastings Center Report, by Lynn A. Jansen, proposes an innovative explanation for why the subjects of medical research often seem to have great difficulty accurately gauging whether the research will be medically beneficial for them. The article is about how subjects think about the research they're in  ...  (freely available online). 

Commentaries relating to this article are also available.


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Ehealth education for the clinical health professions

Advancing ehealth education for the clinical health professions / Kathleen Gray ... et al.  Australian Government Department of Education. Office for  Learning and Teaching, 2014.

This is the final report of a project that aimed to encourage and support program coordinators and directors of Australian undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs in all allied health, nursing and medical professions to address the need for ehealth education for entry-level clinical health professionals. 

The rationale for this project was that new initiatives in professional education, training, learning and development are required to build the capabilities that the Australian health workforce needs to work in a national ehealth system ...

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Emerging technologies in education

The 2014 Horizon report (Higher education) is just out.  This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving a valuable guide for strategic technology planning ...

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New books on display @ Austin

Caring for older people in Australia : principles for nursing practice / edited by Amanda Johnson and Esther Chang.  Wiley, 2014.

Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions / Martha J. Bradshaw and Arlene J. Lowenstin.  6th ed.  Jones & Bartlett, 2014.

Maitland's peripheral manipulation / edited by Elly Hengeveld and Kevin Banks.  5th ed.  Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014.  (Management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders ; v. 2)

Maitland's vertebral manipulation / edited by Elly Hengeveld and Kevin Banks.  8th ed.  Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014.  (Management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders ; v. 1)

Books on display may be reserved - call 9496 5393.

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Print journals received and currently on display

Note:  the links below provide access to the tables of contents, not necessarily the full text.  Full text may be retrieved from the A-Z Journal list (outside of Austin Health you will need your Library barcode no. and PIN)

American journal of cardiology.  Vol. 113, no. 3, 1 February 2014

Annals of internal medicine.  Vol. 160, no. 3, 4 February 2014

European journal of radiology.  Vol. 83, no. 1, January 2014

Gastroenterology.  Vol. 146, no. 2, February 2014

International journal of therapy and rehabilitation.  Vol. 21, no. 1, January 2014

Journal of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.  Vol. 67, no. 1, January 2014

Journal of spinal cord medicine.  Vol. 37, no. 1, January 2014

Lancet.  Vol. 383, no. 9916, 8 February 2014

Lancet oncology.  Vol. 15, no. 2, February 2014

Nature.  Vol. 506, no. 7486, 6 February 2014

New England journal of medicine.  Vol. 370, no. 8, 20 February 2014

Nursing times.  Vol. 110, no. 7, 12 February 2014

PM&R : the journal of injury, function and rehabilitation.  Vol. 5, no. 12, December 2013

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