Carol Grech
University of South Australia
Nurse educationPsychiatryData collectionMental healthSurgeryPsychologyNursingHealth carePhysical therapyInjury preventionCritical care nursingCephalic veinVeinPeripherally inserted central catheterWorkforceMEDLINEBasilic VeinIntensive carePoison controlCurriculumStandard of Good PracticeMedical educationFamily medicineNursing researchDelphi methodMedicine
53Publications
13H-index
491Citations
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#1Mary Anne Kenny (Murdoch University)H-Index: 8
#2Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
Last. Nicholas Procter (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 18
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COVID-19 brings increased risk to the mental health of asylum seekers and refugees in Australia on temporary visas. Rapid government changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic are resulting in significant and sustained hardship on this already vulnerable group. This discursive paper is both an explainer and a resource for mental health nurses and health professionals with scope of practice in primary care and emergency departments responding to this population. The aim of this paper is to alert clinic...
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#1Hai-Ying WangH-Index: 1
#2Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
Last. Rasika Jayasekara (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 10
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#1Kelly Chidgey (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 1
#2Nicholas Procter (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 18
Last. Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
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We analyzed 10 years of Australian coronial inquest documents on people who died by suicide or suspected suicide following recent contact with the police. We identified 149 cases of suicide or susp...
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#1Joanne Harmon (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 4
#2Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
Abstract Oral care for intubated patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) is known to reduce bacterial colonization in oropharyngeal cavities decrease development of ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) and the associated costs of managing this complication (1-4). Provision of oral hygiene by nurses is a fundamental aspect of care in the ICU (5). However, such a basic nursing activity can be devalued or rendered invisible by nurses when there is a greater emphasis on managing and maintaining b...
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#1Hyeyoung Ko (UniSA: University of South Australia)
#2Rasika Jayasekara (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 10
Last. Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
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#1Kelly Chidgey (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 1
#2Nicholas Procter (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 18
Last. Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
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: Police are increasingly being called upon to respond to people experiencing suicidal crisis. Such incidents are a challenging aspect of modern policing. This paper reports on an integrative review study that aimed to investigate police responses to individuals displaying suicidal or self-harming behaviours. Six electronic databases were searched for peer-reviewed articles published between 2007 and 2017 relating to police responses to individuals in suicidal crisis. The review identified 12 st...
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#1Kristina Walsh (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 1
#2Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
Last. Kathy Hill (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Health advice for overweight patients in primary care has been a focus of obesity guidelines. Primary care doctors and nurses are well placed to provide evidence based preventive health advice. This literature review addressed two research questions: ‘When do primary care doctors and nurses provide health advice for weight management?’ and ‘What health advice is provided to overweight patients in primary care settings?’ The study was conducted in the first half of 2018 and followed Arks...
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Abstract This paper reports on a unique practice based learning model to prepare undergraduate nursing students for clinical placement. The learning and teaching model described in this paper outlines the establishment of an entire on-campus simulated hospital and health service (SHHS) at the University of South Australia, School of Nursing and Midwifery. The model is pedagogically structured to immerse students in an authentic clinical environment to achieve deep learning in preparation for saf...
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#1Anna Gregory (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 2
#2Shylie Mackintosh (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 22
Last. Carol Grech (UniSA: University of South Australia)H-Index: 13
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INTRODUCTION: Problems experienced by older people with complex needs to live at home have been reported in the literature. This qualitative study builds on previous research and investigates enduring issues older people face when interacting with healthcare services. AIM: To gain an in-depth understanding of what is involved in providing good quality health care for older people who need support to live at home. METHODOLOGICAL DESIGN: We adopted an interpretive descriptive approach and conducte...
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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has identified injury prevention and control as one of the nine Australian National Health Priority areas due to the significant social and financial impact (AIHW 2015).
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