Publications

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Recent Publications

McDerby, N., Naunton, M., Shield, A., Bail, K., Kosari, S. 2018. The effect of a residential care pharmacist on medication administration practices in aged care: a controlled trial
Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. DOI: 10.1111/jcpt.12822

McDerby, N., Kosari, S. Bail, K., Shield, A., Thorpe, R., Naunton, M., 2018 Residential care pharmacists: another hole plugged in the Swiss Cheese. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. doi: 10.1002/jppr.1513.

Shannon, K., Bail, K. Neville, S. 2018. Dementia-friendly community initiatives: An integrative review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/jocn.14746

Yates, M., Watts, J., Bail, K., Mohebbi, M., MacDermott, S., Jebramek, J., Brodaty, H., 2018. Evaluating the Impact of the Dementia Care in Hospitals Program (DCHP) on Hospital-Acquired Complications: Study Protocol. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15 (9), 1878.

McDerby, N., Naunton, M., Shield, A., Bail, K., Kosari, S. 2018. Feasibility of integrating residential care pharmacists into aged care homes to improve quality use of medicines: study protocol for a non-randomized controlled pilot trial.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15(3):499.

Nhongo, D., Hendricks, J., Bradshaw, J., Bail, K. 2018. Leadership of after-hours Registered Nurses working in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs):  A structured literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing., 14565

Bail, K., Draper, B., Berry, H., Karmel, R., Goss, J. 2018. Predicting excess cost for older inpatients with clinical complexity: A retrospective cohort study examining cognition, comorbidities and complications. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193319. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193319

Bail, K, Grealish, L, 2016. ‘‘Failure to Maintain’: A theoretical proposition for a new quality indicator of nurse care rationing for complex older people in hospital. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 63, p146-161.

Bail, K, Goss, J, Draper, B, Berry, H, Karmel, R, Gibson, D, 2015. The cost of hospital-acquired complications for older people with and without dementia; a retrospective cohort study. BMC Health Services Research, 15, 91.

Bail, K, Berry, H, Grealish, L, Draper, B, Karmel, R, Gibson, D, Peut, A, 2013. Potentially preventable complications of urinary tract infections, pressure areas, pneumonia, and delirium in hospitalised dementia patients: retrospective cohort study. British Medical Journal Open, 3, 6.

Bail, K, Hudson, C, Grealish, L, Shannon, K, Ehsen, S, Peut, A, Gibson, D, Draper, B, Karmel, R, 2013. Characteristics of rural hospital services for people with dementia: Findings from the Hospital Dementia Services Project. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 21, 4, 208–215.

Bail, K, Ranse, R, Clarke, R, Rattray, B. 2013.Open access to nursing journals: an audit of the 2010 ERA journal list. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 30, 4, 5-11.

Rattray, B, Cooke, J, Bail, K, Ranse, J, 2013. A Comparison of Open Access in Exercise Science Journals: 2010 to 2012. The Open Sports Science Journal, 6, 1-7.

Bail, K., Morrison, P. (2011) Interprofessional communication of prognosis: teaching to bridge the gaps. Education for Health, 24, 1.

Grealish, L., Bail, K., Ranse, K. (2010) Investing in the future: Residential aged care staff experience of working with nurses in a ‘community of practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 19, 15-16, 2291-2299.

Bail, K., Cook, R., Gardner, A., Grealish L (2009) Writing ourselves into a web of obedience: A nursing policy analysis. Journal of International Nursing Studies, 46;1457.

Bail, K., Arbon, P., Eggert, M., Gardner, A., Hogan, S., Phillips, C., van Dieman, N., Waddington, G. (2009) The potential scope and impact of a transboundary model of nurse practitioners in aged care. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 15;232–237.

Arbon, P., Bail, K., Eggert, M., Gardner, A., Hogan, S., Phillips, C., van Dieman, N., Waddington, G. (2008) Reporting a research project on the potential of aged care nurse practitioners in the Australian Capital Territory. Journal of Clinical Nursing; 18; 255–262.

Bail, K. (2008) Patient and professional dissatisfaction: a literature review of prognosis communication related to hospital settings. Contemporary Nurse. 25;2;156.

Bail, K. (2007) Engaging nurses in patient care: a clinical reflection by a student nurse. Contemporary Nurse; 29;2;135.

Books

Bail, K. 2017. Essential quality indicators: older patients’ nosocomial injury. Lambert Academic Publishers. ISBN: 978-620-2-07689-0.

Bail, K. 2011. How and why clinicians avoid communicating prognosis; An Australian case series. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8433-8483-4

Book Chapters

  • Nicholls, D, Bail, K, Surawski, M, 2013. “Understanding and responding to behaviours”. In Johnson, A., Chang, E. (Ed.), Caring for Older People in Australia: Principles for Nursing Practice. Wiley, Milton.
  • Grealish, L, Bail, K, Gibson, J. 2014. “The Dedicated Education Unit in Nursing as a Community of Practice” in Bowden, M., Edgecombe, K. (ed.), Clinical Learning and Teaching Innovations in Nursing: Dedicated Education Units Building a Better Future. Springer, Dordrecht, pp45-62.
  • Bail, K, Hodgson, D, Merritt, A, Gibson, J, Boogaerts, M, Grealish, L, Taylor, J, 2014. “The Canberra Dedicated Education Unit”. in Bowden, M., Edgecombe, K. (ed.), Clinical Learning and Teaching Innovations in Nursing: Dedicated Education Units Building a Better Future. Springer, Dordrecht, pp79-89.
  • Bowden, M, Taylor, Anj, Nand, V, Moscato, S, Little-Reece, J, Panteleon, T, Husslebee, A, Finlay, K, Griffiths, P, Boogaerts, M, Mason, P, Duggan, T, Horn, E, Gonda, J, Harrington, A, Bail, K, Watson, S, Andrew, C, Gordon, M. 2013. “Voices from the Coalface: The Impact of Dedicated Education Units in Nursing”. in Bowden, M., Edgecombe, K. (ed.), Clinical Learning and Teaching Innovations in Nursing: Dedicated Education Units Building a Better Future. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 143-183.

Recent Conference Presentations  

  • The pathway – how we prescribe patient’s futures. 15th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Singapore, 17-21 August 2008.
  • “You can’t just buy a gate”: Nurses navigate socio-political limitations to deliver dementia care. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 26 October 2011.
  • “I just want to look after my patients”: Structural impediments in cancer nursing. Invited Guest Speaker, Regional Cancer Education Day, The Canberra Hospital, 21 September 2011.
  • Managing changing health. Forum leader at the AAG Intergenerational Forum “The Ageing Boom: Current Research and Future Challenges” 30 March 2011.
  • The cost of hospital-acquired complications for older people with and without dementia30th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, Perth, 15-18 April 2015.
  • High rates of preventable complications for hospitalised people with dementia: implications for nursing. 2nd Australian Capital Region Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, 11 October 2012.
  • Formative assessment in the clinical setting. Clinician Workshop, University of Canberra, 12th February 2008.

Recent Poster Presentations

  • Obedient or autonomous? Theory to practice contradictions presented in nursing policies. Canberra Annual Health Research Meeting (CHARM), 6-8 June 2011.Prognostic constipation: clinicians and their difficulty getting it out. Canberra Annual Health Research Meeting, June 2010. *Awarded Poster Prize*.
  • High rates of preventable complications for hospitalised people with dementia: implications for nursing. 2nd Australian Capital Region Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Canberra, 11 October 2012.
  • Prognosis equals death. 15th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Singapore, 17-21 August 2008.

Other Recent Professional Contributions

  • Bail, K, Draper, B. 2011 Blurring the lines between acute and aged care, Nursing Review, November.
  • Bail, K, Schreuders, L. 2011 Stories, shifts, and strategies: workforce realities. Nursing Review, September.

Other articles and presentations

  • Bail, K., Berry, H., Draper, B., Gibson, D., Grealish, L., Karmel, R., Peut, A. 2012. High rates of preventable complications for hospitalised people with dementia: implications for nursing. Poster, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres Forum, Canberra, September 27-28.
  • Bail, K., Berry, H., Draper, B., Gibson, D., Grealish, L., Karmel, R., Peut, A. 2012. High rates of preventable complications for hospitalised people with dementia: implications for nursing. Presentation, 2nd Australian Capital Region Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Canberra, 10-12 October.
  • Bail, K, Draper, B. 2011 Blurring the lines between acute and aged care, Nursing Review, November.
  • Bail, K. 2011. “You can’t just buy a gate”: Nurses navigate socio-political limitations to deliver dementia care. Presentation, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Melbourne, 26 October
  • Bail, K, Schreuders, L. 2011 Stories, shifts, and strategies: workforce realities. Nursing Review, September.
  • Bail, K. 2011. “I just want to look after my patients”: Structural impediments in cancer nursing. Invited Guest Speaker, Regional Cancer Education Day, The Canberra Hospital, 21 September 2011.
  • Bail, K. Grealish, L. 2011. Obedient or autonomous? Theory to practice contradictions presented in nursing policies. Poster, Australian Association of Gerontology Conference, Hobart, 10 August
  • Bail, K. Grealish, L. 2011. Obedient or autonomous? Theory to practice contradictions presented in nursing policies. Canberra Annual Health Research Meeting (CHARM), 6-8 June 2011.
  • Bail, K. 2011. Managing changing health. Forum leader at the AAG Intergenerational Forum “The Ageing Boom: Current Research and Future Challenges”, Canberra, 30 March.
  • Bail, K. 2010. Prognostic constipation: clinicians and their difficulty getting it out. Poster, Canberra Annual Health Research Meeting, Canberra, June. *Awarded Poster Prize*
  • Bail, K. 2008. Prognostic constipation: clinicians and their difficulty getting it out. Poster, 15th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Singapore, 17-21 August.
  • Bail, K. 2008. Prognosis equals death. Poster, 15th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Singapore, 17-21 August.
  • Bail, K. 2008. The pathway – how we prescribe patient’s futures. Presentation, 15th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, Singapore, 17-21 August.
  • Bail, K. 2008. Formative assessment in the clinical setting. Clinician Workshop, University of Canberra, 12th February.
  • Bail, K. 2006. Prognosis Communication between clinicians. Presentation, Allied Health Symposium, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, 26 October.
  • Bail, K. 2006. Researching Aged Care Nurse Practitioners. Presentation, Australian Nurse Practitioner Association, Gold Coast, 12-14 October.
  • Bail, K. 2006. Prognosis communication: a literature review. Presentation, Palliative Care Nurses Conference, Melbourne, 8-9 September.
  • Bail, K. 2006. A transboundary model of aged care nurse practitioners. Presentation, Royal College of Nursing Australia Conference, Cairns 14 July.
  • Bail, K. 2006. Aged Care Nurse Practitioners: telling their story. Presentation, Nursing Grand Rounds, The Canberra Hospital, 26 May.
  • Bail, K. 2005. The caps and cloaks of nursing practice. Presentation, Clinical Scholarship Conference, Canberra, 14 October.
  • Bail, K. 2005. The caps and cloaks of nursing practice. Poster, ACT Health and Medical Research Conference 12 June.