Publications

PUBLICATIONS 2016

  • Curtis E, Fernandez R, Lee A. The effect of vasodilatory medications on radial artery spasm in patients undergoing transradial coronary artery procedures: a systematic review. Joanna Briggs Institute Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementaion Reports 2016
  • Fernandez R, Griffiths R. Strategies for the removal of short-term indwelling urethral catheters in adults. The Cochrane Library 2016
  • Fernandez R, Lee A. Strategies to Prevent Radial Artery Occlusion. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2016
  • Fernandez RS, Everett B, Sundar S. Predictors of Heart Disease Knowledge Among Older and Younger Asian Indian Adults. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 2016:1-8
  • Meedya S, Fernandez R. Effect of educational and support interventions to increase long-term breastfeeding rates in primiparous women: a systematic review of quantitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2016
  • Segli S, Fernandez R. Breast screening practices among Turkish women: a systematic review World views on Evidence based practice 2016
  • Szwajcer A. Evaluation of cannulation practices for women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2016
  • Tanywe A, Matchawe C, Fernandez R. The experiences of people living with buruli ulcer in developing countries: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2016
  • Curtis E, Fernandez R, Lee A. Effects of topical medications on radial artery spasm in patients undergoing transradial coronary procedures: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2016;14(10):2-8
  • Higgs MH, Fernandez RS. Computerised insulin dosing calculators for the management of continuous insulin infusions after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing 2016
  • Polis S, Higgs M, Manning M, et al. Factors contributing to nursing team work in an acute care tertiary hospital. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research 2016
  • Polis S, Zhang L, Mainali B, et al. Factors associated with Adherence to medications among people with liver cirrhosis. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2016;25(1-2):204-12
  • Tanywe A, Fernandez R. The effectiveness of Rifampicin-Streptomycin for treatment of Buruli ulcer: A systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2016;14(5)
  • Tanywe A, Matchawe C, Fernandez R. The experiences of people living with epilepsy in developing countries: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2016;14(5)
  • Weaver R, Fernandez R, Curmi C. Health promotion messages: A profile of community soccer clubs websites in Australia. Journal of Sport and Health Research 2016;8(1):23-34

 

PUBLICATIONS 2015

  • Aromatis E, Fernandez R, Godfrey C, et al. Conducting an Umbrella Review. International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care 2015;13(3):132-40
  • Burns T, Fernandez R, Stephens M. The experiences of adults who are on dialysis and waiting for a renal transplant from a deceased donor: a systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2015;13(2):169-211
  • Fernandez R, Callaghan C, Loukas P, et al. Measuring Acculturation and Psychological Health of Senior Indian Women Living in Australia (MAHILA) 2015
  • Fernandez R, Everett B, Miranda C, et al. Migratory Implications for Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prevention in Asian Indians: Evidence From the Leading Health Indicators Journal of Cultural Diversity 2015;22(1):30-38
  • Fernandez R, Rolley J, Rajaratnam R, et al. Reducing the risk of heart disease among Indian Australians: Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding food practices A focus group study. Journal of Food and Nutrition 2015;59(Online)
  • Halcomb E, Fernandez R. Systematic reviews. Nursing Standard 2015;29(33): 46-51
  • Higgs M, Fernandez R. The effect of insulin therapy algorithms on blood glucose levels in patients following cardiac surgery: A systematic review JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2015;13(5):205-43
  • Tait V, Higgs M, Magann L, et al. Attitudes of nonpalliative care nurses towards palliative care. International Journal of Palliative Care 2015;http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/469174:1-6
  • Unsworth A, Curtis K, Asha S. Treatments for blunt chest trauma and their impact on patient outcomes and health service delivery. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2015;23(1):17
  • Walter E, Curtis K. The role and impact of the specialist trauma nurse: An integrative review. Journal of Trauma Nursing 2015;22(3):153-69
  • Wiseman T, Curtis K, Lam M, et al. Incidence of depression, anxiety and stress following traumatic injury: a longitudinal study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2015;23(1):1-9
  • Curtis K, Wiseman T, Kennedy B, et al. Implementation and Evaluation of a Ward-Based eLearning Program for Trauma Patient Management. Journal of Trauma Nursing 2016;23(1):28-35

 

PUBLICATIONS 2014

  • Aromatis E, Fernandez R, Godfrey C, et al. Methodology for JBI Umbrella Reviews. JBI Reviewers Manual. JBI Reviewers Manual 2014 edition The Joanna Briggs Institute 2014
  • Burns T, Fernandez R. Experiences of adults on dialysis and waiting for a renal transplant from a deceased donor: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2014;12(7):173-91
  • Caldwell K, Fernandez R, Traynor V, et al. Effects of spending time outdoors in daylight on the psychosocial well-being of older people and their family carers: a systematic review. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2014;12(9):277-320
  • Farrell K, Griffiths R, Fernandez R. Factors determining diabetes care outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes after transition from paediatric to adult health care: a systematic review. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2014;12(11):374-412
  • Fernandez R, Davidson P, Miranda C, et al. Attribution of Risk for Coronary Heart Disease in a Vulnerable Immigrant Population: A Survey Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2014;29:48-54
  • Fernandez R, Johnson M. Undertaking a Systematic Review. In: Sansnee Jirojwong MJ, Anthony Welch, ed. Research Methods in Nursing and Midwifery Pathways to Evidence-based Practice Second ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • Fernandez R, Rolley J, Rajaratnam R, et al. Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease Among Asian Indians Living in Australia
  • Journal of Transcultural Nursing 2014;26(1):57-63
  • Fernandez RS, Arthur B, Fleming R, et al. Effect of doll therapy in managing challenging behaviours in people with dementia: a systematic review. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2014;12(8):330-63
  • Fernandez RS, Tran DT, Ramjan L, et al. Comparison of four teaching methods on Evidence-based Practice skills of postgraduate nursing students. Nurse Education Today 2014;34(1):61-66
  • Johnson M, Fernandez R. Evidence-based Practice for Nurses and Midwives. In: Eds: Sansnee Jirojwong MJ, Anthony Welch, ed. Research Methods in Nursing and Midwifery Pathways to Evidence-based Practice Second ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • Mansah M, Griffiths R, Fernandez R, et al. Older Folks in Hospitals: The Contributing Factors and Recommendations for Incident Prevention. Journal of Patient Safety 2014;10(3):146-53

 

PUBLICATIONS 2013

  • Traynor V, Fernandez R, Caldwell K. The effects of spending time outdoors in daylight on the psychosocial wellbeing of older people and family carers: a comprehensive systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports 2013;11(9):36-55
  • Mahashabde R, Fernandez R, Sabnis S. Validity and reliability of the aneroid sphygmomanometer using a paediatric size cuff for craniocervical flexion test. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2013;11(4):285-90
  • Fernandez RS, Frost S. Congruence between the Indian Diabetes Risk Score and Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment tool screening in Asian-Indians. Nurse researcher 2013;21(2):36-39
  • 5. Connell T, Fernandez RS, Tran D, et al. Quality of life of community-based palliative care clients and their caregivers. Palliative and Supportive Care 2013;11(4):323-30

 

PUBLICATIONS  2012

  • Fernandez R, Johnson M, Tran DT & Miranda C (2012): Models of care in nursing: a systematic review. Int J Evid Based Healthc 10, 324-337.
  • Rolley, J.; Fernandez, R et.al. Factors Associated with Dietary Practices and Heart Disease Prevention Among Indian Australians Heart, Lung and Circulation vol. 21 2012.
  • Rolley, J.; Fernandez, R.et.al. Perception of Medication Taking Among Asian Indian Australians: Heart, Lung and Circulation vol. 21 2012.
  • Fernandez R, Rajaratnam R, Evans K & Speizer A (2012): Goal setting in cardiac rehabilitation Contemporary Nurse.
  • Fernandez R, Salamonson Y et.al (2012): Emotional intelligence as a predictor of academic performance in first-year students. J Clinical Nurse 21, 3485-3492.
  • Fernandez RS, et.al (2012): Comparison of four teaching methods on EBP skills of postgraduate nursing students. Nurse Education Today.
  • Salamonson Y, Fernandez R et.al (2012): Diversity and demographic heterogeneity of Australian nursing students: a closer look. International Nursing Review 59, 59-65.
  • Mansah M; Fernandez R et.al (2012) Older folks in hospitals: the contributing factors and recommendations for incident prevention. Journal of Patient Safety (
  • *Fernandez R, Griffiths R. Water for wound cleansing. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003861. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003861.pub3.
  • Connel T; Fernandez R et.al (2012) Quality of life of community-based palliative care clients and their carers, Palliative & Supportive Care