Professor Paul Fulbrook - Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Faculty of Health Sciences)

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Paul Fulbrook is Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Paramedicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University. Based at the Brisbane Campus, he was appointed in 2004. He also holds the post of Deputy Director of the Faculty's National Centre for Clinical Outcomes Research. He is based full time at The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane within the Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre, where he holds the post of Nursing Director Research and Practice Development.

Contact

Phone :0447 053814 (Brisbane)
Email :Paul.Fulbrook@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Critical care, health services, workforce ; Cardiovascular/Cardiac Acute Care ; Mental Health Nursing ; thoracic care ;

Methods Expertise

Qualitative Research ; Quantitative Approaches ; Mixed methods ; Action Research ; Survey Design ; Delphi technique ;

Research Projects

Completed Projects

Current Projects

Selected Publications

2014

Trends in nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia across cardiac catheterisation laboratories in Australia and New Zealand: results of an electronic survey. , in Australian Critical Care

Clinical practice guidelines for nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterization laboratory: a modified Delphi study. , in Journal of Advanced Nursing

Issues and challenges associated with nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory: a qualitative study., in Journal of Clinical Nursing

My baby has tongue-tie: what does this mean?, in Journal of Human Lactation

South African critical care nursesa?? views on end-of-life decision-making and practices, in Nursing in Critical Care

2013

Repositioning to prevent pressure injuries: evidence for practice., in Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal

Risk factors for impaired respiratory function during nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory: a matched case-control study. , in European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

The experiences of parents and nurses of hospitalised infants requiring oxygen therapy for severe bronchiolitis: a phenomenological study. , in Journal of Child Health Care.

Understanding the experiences of mothers who are breastfeeding an infant with tongue tie: a phenomenological study. , in Journal of Human Lactation.

Improving statistical analysis of matched case-control studies in the nursing literature. , in Research in Nursing and Health

Decreasing pressure injury prevalence in an Australian general hospital: a 10-year review. , in Wound Practice and Research

2012

A survey of European intensive care nursesa?? knowledge levels., in International Journal of Nursing Studies 49 (2), 191-200.

Critical Care Nursing Organizations: a third worldwide review. , in International Nursing Review 59 (1): 73-80.

Open access community child health clinics: the everyday experience of parents and child health nurses, in Journal of Child Health Care 16(1): 5-14.

The effect of feedback on ventilator care bundle compliance: a before and after study., in Nursing in Critical Care

2011

Tongue-tie and breastfeeding: a review of the literature, in Breastfeeding Review, 19(1), 19-26.

Interdisciplinary education and treatment adherence, in International Journal of Person-Centred Medicine 1 (3), 606-611.

The ventilator care bundle and its impact on ventilator-associated pneumonia: a review of the literature, in Nursing in Critical Care 16 (5), 222-234.

2010

Preparation of nurses for novice entry to perioperative practice: evaluation of a short education program, in ACORN: the journal of perioperative nursing in Australi...

Bed safety off the rails, in Australian Nursing Journal 18 (1), 31-34.

Pressure injury prevention: continence, skin hygiene and nutrition management, in Australian Nursing Journal 18 (2), 31-34.

Die Anwesenheit von Angeh??rigen w??hrend der kardiopulmonalen Reanimation [The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation]. , in Intensivpflege/Intensivmedizin [Journal for Intensive Care Nursing and Anaesthesia] 18 (1), 38-40.

2009

Provision of Child Health Services 2005a??2009: Evaluation of an Open Access Clinic, in 1. Queensland Health: Kearney, L., Fulbrook, P., & Howlett, L. (2009). Provision of Child Health Services 2005a??2009: Evaluation of an Open Access Clinic. Queensland Health, Brisbane. ISBN 978-1-921447-56-3.

Intensive and Critical Care Nursing Perspectives, in A. Gullo et al (Eds.), Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (Chapter 11, pp. 119-132). Italy: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-88-470-1436-7.(Name of parent document - e.g. name of Book / Journal / Conference)

Changing the mindset: a multi-disciplinary approach to management of the bariatric patient, in Collegian. 16 (4), 171-175.

A clinical improvement project to develop and implement a decision-making framework for the use of seclusion. , in International Journal of Mental Health Nursing 18 (6), 398-408.

The effectiveness of a caring protocol: an evaluation study , in Journal of Research in Nursing 14 (4), 317-318.

EfCCNa survey: European intensive care nursesa?? attitudes and beliefs towards end-of-life care, in Nursing in Critical Care 14 (3), 110-121.

2008

a??Drop-ina?? clinics compared with individual appointment clinics: an outcome evaluation of an innovative group model of care for families with infants aged 0-18 months, in Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nursing 5 (1), 8-16.

Essential Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Patient, in D. Elliott., L. Aitken, & W. Chaboyer (Eds.), ACCCNa??s Critical Care Nursing (Chapter 9, pp. 187-214). Sydney, Australia: Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7295-3770-4.

The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in Infant 4 (2), 44-45.

The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. , in Paediatric Nursing 20 (1), 34-37.

Enteral feeding practices in European ICUs: A survey from the European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations (EfCCNa). , in e-SPEN, the European e-Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 3 (2), e33-e39.

2007

The Presence of Family Members During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Health Professions , in Connect: The World of Critical Care Nursing 5 (4), 86-88.

The Presence of Family Members During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Health Professions , in European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 6(4), 255-258.

Critical care nursing organisations and their activities a?? a second worldwide overview, in International Nursing Review 54 (2), 151-159.

A European survey of enteral nutrition practices and procedures in adult intensive care units, in Journal of Clinical Nursing 16 (11), 2132-2141.

Developing practice, in Nursing Review. 07 January 2007, p. 6.

The Presence of Family Members During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive and Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Health Professions Care , in Nursing in Critical Care 12 (5), 250-252.

Paediatric critical care nursesa?? attitudes and experiences of parental presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a European survey.

2006

Portable oxygen: longer for less with the Oxymizer Pendant., in The Airways Journal 4 (2), 105-108.

2005

A European survey of critical care nursesa?? attitudes and experiences of having family members present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in International Journal of Nursing Studies 42 (5), 557-568.

Advancing the clinical perspective: a practice development project to develop the nurse practitioner role in an acute hospital trust, in Journal of Clinical Nursing 14 (4), 444-455.

Education for Outreach: development of an inter-professional MSc in critical care, in Nursing in Critical Care 10 (5), 255-262.

Evidence-based practice, in Transplant Nurses Journal 14 (3), 4-5.

2004

Developing a Network protocol: nurse-led weaning from ventilation, in Connect: The World of Critical Care Nursing 3 (2), 28-37.

Realizing advanced nursing practice through reflection, in Nursing in Critical Care 9 (6), 255-256.

2003

Why do student nurses leave? Suggestions from a Delphi Study, in Nurse Education Today 23 (6), 449-458

Developing best practice in critical care nursing: knowledge, evidence and practice, in Nursing in Critical Care 8 (3), 96-102.

Writing in the first person a?? time to change. , in Nursing in Critical Care 8 (6), 229-230.

Care bundles in critical care: a practical approach to evidence-based practice, in Nursing in Critical Care 8 (6), 249-255

2002

Weaning from ventilation: a nurse-led protocol, in CONNECT: Critical Care Nursing in Europe 1 (4), 124-133.

2001

Worldwide overview of critical care nursing organizations and their activities, in International Nursing Review 48 (4), 208-217.

2000

Physiological Measurement, in The Research Process in Nursing, 4th edition, edited by DFS Cormack. Publisher: Blackwell Scientific, London. Chapter 28, pp.337-351. ISBN 0-632-05158-2

1998

Advanced Nursing Practice, in 5. Rolfe G, Fulbrook P (eds) (1998). Advanced Nursing Practice. Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 0-7506-3404-9

Advanced Practice: The Nursesa?? Perspective, in G Rolfe & P Fulbrook (eds), Advanced Nursing Practice. Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann. Chapter 6, pp. 87-102. ISBN 0-7506-3404-9.

Advanced Practice: An Historical Perspective, in G Rolfe & P Fulbrook (eds), Advanced Nursing Practice. Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann. Chapter 6, pp. 87-102. ISBN 0-7506-3404-9.

1996

Physiological Measurement, in The Research Process in Nursing, 3rd edition edited by DFS Cormack. Blackwell Scientific, London. Chapter 25, pp.275-287. ISBN 0-632-04019-X.