Associate Professor Judy Magarey

 Position Acting Head of School
 Org Unit Nursing
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6055
 Location Floor/Room WS4064.23 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Assoc Prof. Judy Magarey is Deputy Head of the School of Nursing. She graduated as a Registered Nurse at Royal Adelaide Hospital in the 1970s and subsequently completed a Critical Care Certificate in the early 1980s. Judy was appointed as the ICU clinical educator in 1988 and coordinated the Intensive Care program at RAH for six years.

    Judy has worked in the School of Nursing since it was established in 1995 and coordinated the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science (Intensive Care Nursing) until 2001.

    She is currently and teaches several of the courses in the Master of Nursing Science and coordinates the Bachelor of Health Science Honours program. Her research interests involve changing clinical practice.

  • Qualifications

    Registered Nurse
    Critical Care Certificate
    Diploma of Nursing (Sturt CAE & Flinders University) Bachelor of Nursing (Flinders University) Master of Nursing Research (Flinders University) Doctor of Nursing (The University of Adelaide) Teaching at University Course (The University of Adelaide)

  • Teaching Interests

    Research method

  • Research Interests

    Acute Nursing

    Changing clinical practice.
    Nurse led interventions in Adult Intensive Care Sedation of Mechanically ventilated Adults in Intensive Care. Nursing actions designed to reduce noise, promote sleep and communicate with intensive care patients.

  • Publications

    2016    Sabyani, H, Wiechula, R, Magarey, J & Donnelly, F 'How healthcare professionals’ experiences of having a significant other admitted into an acute care facility: a qualitative systematic review protocol', JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1-3.


    2016    Page, T.  Magarey, J, Wiechula, R. The impact of exposure time on biophysical parameters of the wound environment and patient comfort during dressing changes: a descriptive study, Wound Practice and Research, in press.


    2016    Mafara, K. Magarey, J, Rasmussen. P, RN The Lived Experience of Haemodialysis Patients who had a New Arteriovenous Fistula Cannulated in a Satellite Unit, The Renal Society of Australasia Journal, in press.


    2013    Schultz, TJ and Magarey, JM. 2013. ‘My Heart, My Life’: a patient survey. Adelaide: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide.

    2012    Lynch, T.  Magarey, J, Wiechula, R. What is the experience of migrant nurses in attempting to meet English language requirements for registration in Australian Journal of Teaching and Education, Vol 1, No3. p143-149.

    With Kernick, J, Magarey, J. What is the evidence for the use of high flow nasal cannula oxygen in adult patients admitted to critical care units? A systematic review. Australian Critical Care (2010), Vol23, No2.   

    With Tan Ming Yeong, Magarey J. Self-care Practices of Malaysian Adults with Diabetes and Sub-optimal Glycaemic Control The Journal 'Patient Education and Counselling.(2008)  Vol 72, pp252-267. 

    With Lau, B.C. Review of research methods used to investigate violence in the emergency department. Accident and Emergency Nursing (2006) 14: 111-116.

    With McCutcheon, H. 'Fishing with the dead' -recall of memories from the ICU, Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, (2005) 21:344-354.

    With Lau, B.C and McCutcheon H. Violence in the emergency department: A literature review, Australian Emergency Nursing Journal, (2004) 7: 2:27-37.

    Magarey, J. Propofol or Midazolam? Which is Best for the Sedation of Adult Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs)? A Systematic Review, Australian Critical Care (2001) 14:4.

    Magarey, J. 'Elements of a Systematic Review', International Journal of Nursing Practice (2001) 7:6

    Magarey, J. 'The Effectiveness of Propofol versus Midazolam For The Sedation of Adult Ventilated Patients In Intensive Care Units (ICUs)', The Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery, A Systematic Review (2000):11.

    Magarey, J. 'Sedation of Adult Critically Ill Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units: A National Survey', Australian Critical Care, (1997) 10: 3.

  • Professional Associations


    Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia


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