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Loubser H, Casteleijn J, Bruce J (2016). The GAMMA nursing measure: Its calibration for construct validity with Rasch Analyses. Health SA Gesondheid, 2016, 21 pp. 11 - 20.

Crous L, Armstrong S (2016). The bloody truth: Investigating nurse phlebotomy competencies at a private laboratory in Johannesburg, South Africa. Health SA Gesondheid, 2016, 21 pp. 339 - 347.

Combrinck M, Maree JE (2016). The transition from palliation with anti-cancer treatment to palliation without anti-cancer treatment: the experiences of South African patients and their families. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 2016, 18 (5) pp. 421 - 428.

Maree JE, Beckmann D (2016). “Just live with it.” Having to live with breast cancer related lymphedema. Health SA Gesondheid, 2016, 21 pp. 77 - 85.

Maree JE, Jansen van Rensburg J (2016). Suitability of quality-of-life outcome measures in palliative care in the South African setting. Palliative & Supportive Care, 2016, 14 pp. 18 - 28.

Botes M, Langley G (2016). The needs of families accompanying injured patients into the emergency department in a tertiary hospital in Gauteng. Curations, 2016, 39 (1) pp. 1 - 7.

Holtslander L, Duggleby W, Teucher U, Cooper D, Bally J , Solar J, Steeves M (2016).Developing and pilot-testing a Finding Balance Intervention for older adult bereaved family caregivers: A randomized feasibility trial. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 2016, 21 pp. 66 - 74.

Burles M, Peternelj-Taylor C, Holtslander L (2016). A ‘good death’ for all: examining issues for palliative care in correctional settings. Mortality, 2016, 21 (2) pp. 93 - 111.

Peacock S, Bayly M, Gibson K, Holtslander L,Thompson G, O’Connell M (2016). The bereavement experience of spousal caregivers to persons with dementia: Reclaiming self. Dementia, 2016, 0 (0) pp. 1 - 18.

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Comiskey C, Mathews A, Williamson C, Bruce JC, Mulaudzi C, Klopper H (2015). Scaling up nurse education: An evaluation of a national PhD capacity development programme in South Africa, in the context of the global shortage of nursing graduates. Nurse education today, 35 pp. 647 - 652.

Ntinga SN, Maree JE (2015). Living with the late effects of cervical cancer treatment: a descriptive qualitative study at an academic hospital in Gauteng. Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 7(1), pp.21-26.

Armstrong SJ, Rispel LC (2015). Social accountability and nursing education in South Africa. Global health action, 8 (27879), pp. 1 - 9.

Armstrong SJ, Rispel LC, Penn-Kekana L (2015). The activities of hospital nursing unit managers and quality of patient care in South African hospitals: a paradox? Global health action, 8 (26243) pp. 103 - 111.

Williams G, Fulbrook P, Kleinpell R, Schmollgruber S, Alberto, L (2015). Critical care nursing organizations and activities: a fourth worldwide review. International nursing review, 62(4), pp.453-461.

Langley GC, Kisorio L, Schmollgruber S (2015). Moral distress experienced by intensive care nurses. Southern African Journal of Critical Care, 31(2), pp.36-41.

De Villiers M, Maree JE, Van Belkum C (2015). The influence of chronic pain on the daily lives of underprivileged South Africans. Pain Management Nursing 16(2), pp.96-104.

De Witt P, Rothberg A, Bruce J (2015). Clinical education of occupational therapy students: reluctant clinical educators. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45(3), pp.28-33.

Rispel L, Bruce J (2015).  A profession in peril? Revitalising nursing in South Africa. South African Health Review, 2014/15, pp.117.

Chilemba EB, Bruce JC (2015). Teaching styles used in Malawian BSN programmes: A survey of nurse educator preferences. Nurse Education Today, 35(2), pp.e55-60.

Loubser HJ, Bruce JC, Casteleijn D (2015). The BETA nursing measure: Its development and testing for nursing utility. Health SA Gesondheid, 18(1), pp.1-9.

Maree JE, Langley G, Nqubezelo L 2015. “Not a nice experience, not at all.” Underprivileged women’s experiences of being confronted with cervical cancer. Palliative and Supportive Care 13, (2) pp. 239–247.

Maree JE, Molunda J (2015).  "My experience has been a terrible one, something I could not run away from": Zambian women's experiences of advanced breast cancer. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 3 pp. 24 - 30.

Maree JE, Parker S, Kaplan L, Oosthuizen J (2015). The information needs of South African parents of children with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. Published online January 2015. DOI: 10.1177/1043454214563757

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De Villiers M, Maree, JE Van Belkum C (2014). The Influence of Chronic Pain on the Daily Lives of Underprivileged South Africans. Pain Management Nursing. Published Online November 27. DOI:Http://Dx.Doi.Org/10.1016/J.Pmn.2014.05.001

Lack ML, Bruce JC (2014). How Nursing Students Perform In Problem-Based Learning Tutorials - A South African Perspective. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4.

Maree JE, Kaila I (2014). Zambian Women's Experiences and Understanding of Cervical Cancer: A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Gynaecological Cancer, 24 (6), Pp. 1 - 6.

Maree JE, Langley GC, Nqubezelo L (2014). "Not a Nice Experience, Not At All": Underprivileged Women's Experiences of Being Confronted With Cervical Cancer. Palliative Supportive Care Pp. 1 - 9.

Maree JE, Schmollgruber S (2014). An Integrative Review of South African Cancer Nursing Research Published From 2002-2012. Curationis: Research Journal of the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa, 37 (1), Pp. 1 - 10.

Mathibe-Neke J, Rothberg AD, Langley GC (2014). The Perception of Midwives Regarding Psychosocial Risk Assessment during Antenatal Care. Health SA Gesondheid, 19 (1), Pp. 1 - 9.

Matshela R, Maree JE, Van Belkum C (2014). Prevention and Detection of Prostate Cancer.
A Pilot Intervention in a Resource-Poor South African Community. Cancer Nursing, 37 (3), pp. 189 - 197.

Perrie HC, Schmollgruber S, Bruce JC, Becker PJ (2014). Knowledge of Intensive Care Nurses in Selected Care Areas Commonly Guided By Protocols. Southern African Journal of Critical Care, 30 (1), Pp. 14 - 18.

Schmollgruber S, Bruce JC, Rachidi J, Becker P (2014). The Effect of Normal Saline Instillation on Cardiorespiratory Parameters in Intubated Cardiothoracic Patients. Southern African Journal of Critical Care, 30 (1), Pp. 22 - 27.

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Mathibe-NekeJ, Rothberg AD and Langley GC (2013) A Reflection on the Psychosocial Component of Midwifery Education in South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Supp1 P93-107

Hendrik J Loubser, J C Bruce, D Casteleijn. The Delta Nursing Measure: Its Development and Testing For Nursing Utility. Health SA Gesondheid; 18 (1)2013

Hendrik J Loubser, J C Bruce, D Casteleijn. The Beta Nursing Measure: Its Development and Testing For Nursing Utility. Health SA Gesondheid; 18 (1)2013

JE Maree, A Mosalo, SCD Wright, It Depends on How the Relationship Was before You Became Ill”: Black South African Women’s Experiences of Life Partner Support through the Trajectory of Cervical Cancer.
European Journal of Cancer Care. 2013. P 1-9

R.F. Matshela, JE Maree, C van Belkum. The Prevention and Detection of Prostate Cancer. A Pilot Intervention in a Resource-Poor South African Community. Cancer Nursing. Vol 00 No 0. 2013.

G Langley, S Schmollgruber, P Fulbrook, JW Albarrran, JM Latour. South African Critical Care Nurses’ Views on End-Of-Life Decision-Making and Practices. British Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2013. P1-9

JE Maree, XM Lu, SCD Wright. Cervical Cancer: South African Women’s Knowledge, Lifestyle Risks and Screening Practices. African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 14(2) 2012. P 104 - 115


Langley GC, Egan A. The Ethics of Care in Bio-Medical Research Committees. Journal of Clinical Research and Bioethics 3(1) Pp107

ThurlingCH, Prevention Of Mother To Child Transmission Lay Counsellors: Are They Adequately Trained? Curations Research Journal of the Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa 35(1) Pp1-7

MareeJE, TumS, Clarke M. Creating Awareness and Facilitation Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening Uptake Through The Use Of a Community Health Worker: A Pilot Intervention Study. European Journal of Cancer Care. 10 11111 Pp 1-10

Bruce JC. The Relationship between Burnout and Job Satisfaction among Registered Nurses at an Academic Hospital in Johannesburg. South Africa. African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 14 (1) pp89-104

MareeJE, Combrink M de Lange T, Toerien A, Bedeker M. Incidence Severity And Management Of Cancer Chemotherapy Related Oral Muscositis In Eastern Cape And Western Cape. Health SA Gesondheid 17 (1) pp 1-7

MareeJE, Jansen van Rensburg, Van Belkum C. Quality Of Life From Perspective Of The Palliative Care Patient In A Resource – Poor Community In South Africa10 1017/S147895152000430 pp 1-8

MareeJE, Lu X Wright S. Cervical Cancer . South African Women’s Knowledge Lifestyle Risks and Screening Practices. African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery. 14 (2) pp 104-115

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Langley, G, Schmollgruber, S Egan, E. Restraints in Intensive Care Units-A Mixed Method. Intensive And Critical Care Nursing, 27,67-75

J. E. Maree, X.M. Lu, B. Wright, S.C.D. Combining Breast And Cervical Screening An Attempt To Increase Cervical Screening Uptake. An Intervention Study in A South African, Journal of Cancer Care, Doi.10.1111/J.1365-2354.2011.01292.X

Mbambo-Kekana, N, Rothberg, A, Bruce, J Musenge, U. Predictors of African Black Physiotherapy Students
in South Africa. S.A. Journal of Physiotherapy. Vol 67 (2): 29-34

Williams,G., Bost, N., Chaboyer, W., Fullbrook, P., Alberto, L., Thorsteinsdottir, R. Schmollgruber, S Chan, D.
Critical Care Nursing Organizations And Activities: A Third Worldwide Review. International Nursing Review

Rwamugira, J. Maree, J. E. The Findings of a Nurse-Led Intervention for Detection and Prevention of Oral Cancer. A Pilot Study. European Journal of Cancer. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365.2011.0310.X

Maboko, D. R. Nursing Management in an Academic Hospital in Gauteng. Journal of Nursing Management, 20, 912-920D1:10.111/j.1365-2834.2011.01336x


Brooker C, Waugh A, Van Rooyen D, Jorden PJ. Foundation of Nursing Practice: Fundamentals of Holistic Care. Mosby Elsevier. 2010. African Edition.

Bruce, JM, Klopper HC, Mellish JM. Teaching and Learning the Practice of Nursing, Pearson Education, South Africa, Heinemann Publishers, 2010. ISBN: 9780796228505.

Hamilton P, Price T, Schmollgruber S. The Nursing Process Holistic Assessment and Baseline Observations. In C Brooker, A Waugh, D van Rooyen and PJ Jordan. Nursing Practice: Fundamentals of Holistic Nursing Care (pp 315-355), Edinburgh, London, UK: Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier, 13: 978-0-7234-3483-2, 2009.

Uys L, Bruce JC. Chapter 100. Building Unity within the Nursing Profession. In: 101 Global Leadership Lessons for Nurses. Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, 2009.

Veitch L. Christie J, Langley G. Evolution of Contemporary Nursing. Chapter 2. In C Brooker, A Waugh, D van Rooyen, PJ Jordan. Nursing Practice: Fundamentals of Holistic Nursing Care (pp 35-49). Edingburch, London, UK: Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier, 13: 978-0-7234-3483-2.

Ntswane-Lebang MA, Khoza SLT. Mothers Experiences of Caring For Very Low Birth Weight Premature Infants in One Public Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 12 (2) pp69-82

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