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Researcher: McCann, DE (Ms Damhnat McCann)

Fields of Research

Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Nursing
Paediatrics
Architectural Design
Aged Health Care
Care for Disabled
Mental Health Nursing
Primary Health Care
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Aged Care Nursing
Health and Community Services
Medical and Health Sciences
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Residential Client Care
Intensive Care
Special Education and Disability
Infectious Diseases
Exercise Physiology
Social Policy
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Family Care
Architecture

Research Objectives

Nursing
Health and Support Services
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Carer Health
Health
Health Related to Ageing
Disability and Functional Capacity
Health Education and Promotion
Pedagogy
Mental Health Services
Learner and Learning Achievement
Child Health
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Ability and Disability
Equity and Access to Education
Health Policy Evaluation
Infectious Diseases
Diagnostic Methods
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Blood Disorders

Career Best Publications

Effectiveness of a tool to improve role negotiation and communication between parents and nurses; Paediatric Nursing
Routine resite of peripheral intravenous devices every 3 days did not reduce complications compared with clinically indicated resite: a randomised controlled trial; BMC Medicine
Sleep Deprivation is an Additional Stress for Parents Staying in Hospital; Journal for Specialist in Paediatric Nursing
The daily patterns of time use for parents of children with complex needs: a systematic review; Journal of Child Health Care

Research Publications

A Profile of Day Respite Care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Beds, Books & Bandages: 125 Years of Nurse Education in Northern Tasmania
Brief report: competence, value and enjoyment of childcare activities undertaken by parents of children with complex needs; Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Care Coordination for Younger People with Chronic Disease: A Focused Review of the Relevant Literature for Tasmania Medicare Local
Dishing the drugs: a qualitative study to explore paediatric nurses' attitudes and practice related to medication administration; Collegian
Do you remember how to save a life?: Longevity of gatekeeper traits gained through training programs in youth suicide gatekeepers – A systematic review; The National Suicide Prevention Conference
Does continuous partial attention offer a new understanding of the required vigilance and associated stress for parents of children with complex needs?; Child: Care, Health and Development
Effectiveness of a tool to improve role negotiation and communication between parents and nurses; Paediatric Nursing
Evaluation of contextual influences on the medication administration practice of paediatric nurses; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Factors influencing paediatric nurses' response to medication administration; BMJ Quality & Safety
Family caregivers’ experiences of caring for a relative with younger onset dementia: a qualitative systematic review; Journal of Family Nursing
Issues in the Transition from Home to Respite Day Care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Journey of care and compassion
Multidrug resistant gram-negative bacteria in Tasmania: An audit based pilot study; Infection, Disease & Health
Negotiation of care for a hospitalised child: parental perspectives; Neonatal, Paediatric and Child Health Nursing
Negotiation of care for a hospitalised child: nursing perspectives; Neonatal, Paediatric and Child Health Nursing
Nurses still at heart of state's health care
Parenting children with complex needs; Journal of Child Health Care
Picturing home: self-directed photography as a lens to explore the home environment in the care of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; 7th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference 2013
Post endoscopic effects on children and thier families; Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Postprocedural effects of gastrointestinal endoscopy performed as a day case procedure in children: implications for patient and family education; Gastroenterology Nursing
Promoting family centred care in the post anaesthetic unit. A study of staff support; ACORN Journal
Routine resite of peripheral intravenous devices every 3 days did not reduce complications compared with clinically indicated resite: a randomised controlled trial; BMC Medicine
Seeking respite: issues around the use of day respite care for the carers of people with dementia; Ageing and Society
Sleep deprivation in parents caring for children with complex needs at home: a mixed methods systematic review; Journal of Family Nursing
Sleep Deprivation is an Additional Stress for Parents Staying in Hospital; Journal for Specialist in Paediatric Nursing
Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in higher education through the design of the built environment; XI Autism-Europe International Congress
Supporting students with autism spectrum disorder in higher education
The daily patterns of time use for parents of children with complex needs: a systematic review; Journal of Child Health Care
The home management and characteristics of children presenting to hospital with acute gastroenteritis; Contemporary Nurse
The Needs of Parents of Hospitalized Children In Australia; Journal of Child Health Care
The use of online discussion areas to enhance the practicum experience of undergraduated nursing students: the experience of one Australian University; Australian College of Educators
Transforming Home: parents’ experiences of caring for children on the autism spectrum in Tasmania, Australia; Housing Studies

Research Projects

At home with Autism: Transforming meanings of 'home'; from the perspective of carers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
DRIP Trial: Developing a Research Base for Intravenous Peripheral Cannula Re-Sites; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Minimising Blood Loss During Intensive Care Unit Testing; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Higher Education; National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, Curtin University (NCSEHE)
Using exercise to improve the health of Tasmanian caregivers; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Assessing the readiness of mainstream childhood education and care centres to provide ASD early intervention
Barriers to access and use of day centre services by people with dementia, memory loss or cognitive deficits
The literature review: paediatric to adult care transition care co-ordination
An evaluation of nursing practice related to medication administration
Negotiated Care: Improving communication between nurses and parents
Post gastrointestinal endoscopic effects on the child and their family

Research Candidate Supervision

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Alteplase Versus Herapin as a Priming Lock for Haemodialysis Central Venous Catheters- Prevention of Catheter Occlusion.