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  • A mixed methods investigation into aspects of medication wastage in Malta. 

    West, Lorna Marie (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2015-03)
    Reducing medication wastage is a paramount objective in promoting appropriate utilisation of finite resources and preventing negative consequences. The aim of this research was to investigate aspects of medication wastage ...
  • A modified Delphi study of structures and processes related to medicines management for elderly hospitalised patients in the United Arab Emirates. 

    Al Shemeili, Saeed Khamis; Klein, Susan; Strath, Alison; Fares, Saleh; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.12542, 2016-04-08)
    AL SHEMEILI, S., KLEIN, S., STRATH, A., FARES, S. and STEWART, D. 2016. A modified Delphi study of structures and processes related to medicines management for elderly hospitalised patients in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice [online], 22(5), pages 781-791. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.12542.
    The structures and processes around the management of medicines for elderly, hospitalized patients are ill defined. This study aimed to determine consensus related to strategic and operational approaches in the United Arab ...
  • Nicorandil, gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions and ulcerations: a systematic review. 

    Pisano, Umberto; Deosaran, Jordanna; Leslie, Stephen J.; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Stewart, Derek C.; Ford, Ian; Watson, Angus (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12325-016-0294-9, 2016-02-09)
    PISANO, U., DEOSARAN, J., LESLIE, S.J., RUSHWORTH, G.F., STEWART, D., FORD, I. and WATSON, A.J.M. 2016. Nicorandil, gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions and ulcerations: a systematic review. Advances in therapy [online], 33(3), pages 320-344. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12325-016-0294-9
    Introduction - Nicorandil is a popular anti-anginal drug in Europe and Japan. Apart from some common adverse drug reactions (ADR), its safety is satisfactory. Several reports have suggested a link between nicorandil, ...
  • Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. 

    Tonna, Antonella P.; Paudyal, Vibhu; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Falconer, S.; Anthony, G.; Tonna, I.; Laing, R.; Mackenzie, A.; Macartney, G.; Stewart, Derek C. (BMJ Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000875.18, 2016-03-16)
    TONNA, A., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., FALCONER, S., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., MACARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2016. Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 23(suppl 1), article A8. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000875.18
    OPAT is a well established treatment for administration of intravenous (IV) antibiotics, and models of administration include home self-administration. Despite this offering advantages, statistics indicate that less patients ...
  • Over-the-counter Orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain. 

    Weidmann, Anita Elaine; Cunningham, Scott; Gray, Gwen; Hansford, Denise; McLay, James S.; Broom, John; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-011-9516-z, 2011-08)
    WEIDMAN, A. E., CUNNINGHAM, S., GRAY, G., HANSFORD, D., MCLAY, J., BROOM, J. and STEWART, D., 2011. Over-the-counter Orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 33 (4), pp. 627-633.
    Objectives of the study To describe community pharmacists’ early experiences, views and attitudes with over-the-counter orlistat, 9 months post legal re-classification from November 2009 to January 2010. Setting 13,200 ...
  • Pre-hospital ECG e-transmission for patients with suspected myocardial infarcation in the highlands of Scotland. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Bloe, Charlie; Diack, Lesley; Reilly, Rachel; Murray, Calum; Stewart, Derek C.; Leslie, Stephen J. (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph110202346, 2014-02)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., BLOE, C., DIACK, H. L., REILLY, R., MURRAY, C., STEWART, D. and LESLIE, S. J., 2014. Pre-hospital ECG e-transmission for patients with suspected myocardial infarcation in the highlands of Scotland. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11 (2), pp. 2346-2360.
    Patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) require prompt treatment, best done by primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI). However, for patients unable to receive PPCI, immediate pre-hospital ...
  • Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Brown, Alyson; Stewart, Derek C.; Pedersen, Sarah; MacLure, Katie; Addison, Brian (PROSPERO http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016026877, 2016-02-07)
    BROWN, A., STEWART, D., PEDERSON, S., MACLURE, K. and ADDISON, B. 2016. Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. Protocol. PROSPERO [online], CRD42016026877. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016026877
    Registered healthcare professionals are expected to adhere to a code of conduct. Where a concern is raised about an individual's social media behaviour, this has the potential to be tested against professional expectations ...
  • Promoting weight management services in community pharmacy: perspectives of the pharmacy team in Scotland. 

    Weidmann, Anita Elaine; MacLure, Katie; Marshall, Sarah; Gray, Gwen; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Netherlands. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0102-7, 2015-08)
    WEIDMANN, A. E., MACLURE, K., MARSHALL, S., GRAY, G. and STEWART, D., 2015. Promoting weight management services in community pharmacy: perspectives of the pharmacy team in Scotland. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37 (4), pp. 599-606.
    Background Obesity has reached pandemic levels with more than 1.4 billion adults affected worldwide. While there is a need to systematically develop and evaluate community pharmacy based models of weight management, it is ...
  • A qualitative study of UK pharmacy pre-registration graduates' views and reflections on pharmacist prescribing. 

    McIntosh, Trudi; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12222, 2015-10-08)
    MCINTOSH, T. and STEWART, D. 2016. A qualitative study of UK pharmacy pre-registration graduates' views and reflections on pharmacist prescribing. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 24(2), pages 139-141. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12222
    Background: Pre-registration pharmacy graduates are a key group in relation to developing and implementing innovations in practice. Objective: To explore the views and reflections on pharmacist prescribing of UK ...
  • Quantifying behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a cross-sectional survey using the theoretical domains framework. 

    Alqubaisi, Mai; Tonna, Antonella P.; Strath, Alison; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-016-2124-z, 2016-09-01)
    ALQUBAISI, M., TONNA, A., STRATH, A. and STEWART, D. 2016. Quantifying behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a cross-sectional survey using the theoretical domains framework. European journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 72(11), pages 1401-1411. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-016-2124-z
    Purpose: The aims of this study were to quantify the behavioural determinants of health professional reporting of medication errors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and to explore any differences between respondents. ...
  • Reviewing the literature, how systematic is systematic? 

    MacLure, Katie; Paudyal, Vibhu; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-016-0288-3, 2016-04-05)
    MACLURE, K., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2016. Reviewing the literature, how systematic is systematic? International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(3), pages 685-694. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-016-0288-3
    Introduction - Professor Archibald Cochrane, after whom the Cochrane Collaboration is named, was influential in promoting evidence-based clinical practice. He called for "relevant, valid research" to underpin all aspects ...
  • The role of community pharmacists in supporting self-management of patients with psoriasis. 

    Tucker, Rod; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12298, 2016-08-04)
    TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. The role of community pharmacists in supporting self-management of patients with psoriasis. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], Early View. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12298
    Background - The majority of patients with psoriasis have mild to moderate disease which can be managed in primary care with topical therapies. The supportive role of pharmacists for patients with long-term dermatological ...
  • School-based drug education in Northeast Scotland - policy, planning and practice 

    Fitzgerald, Niamh (The Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2003-06)
    This research utilised qualitative methods to gain a deeper insight into the policy, planning and practice of school-based drug education than had previously been achieved in Scotland. Semi-structured interviews were carried ...
  • Self-reported digital literacy of the pharmacy workforce in North East Scotland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (MDPI https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy3040182, 2015-10-15)
    MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2015. Self-reported digital literacy of the pharmacy workforce in North East Scotland. Pharmacy [online], 3(4), pages 182-196. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy3040182
    In their day-to-day practice, pharmacists, graduate (pre-registration) pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, dispensing assistants and medicines counter assistants use widely available office, retail and management information ...
  • Support for community pharmacy-based alcohol interventions: a Scottish general public survey. 

    Fitzgerald, Niamh; Youngson, Elaine; Cunningham, Scott; Watson, Margaret; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.07.005, 2015-11)
    FITZGERALD, N., YOUNGSON, E., CUNNINGHAM, S., WATSON, M. and STEWART, D., 2015. Support for community pharmacy-based alcohol interventions: a Scottish general public survey. Public Health, Vol. 129 (11), pp. 1431-1438.
    Background: Community pharmacy teams are recognised by health agencies as vital to increasing capacity in the provision of public health services. Public awareness and support of these services in general, and relating ...
  • The use of theory in research. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Klein, Susan (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0216-y, 2015-10-28)
    STEWART, D. and KLEIN, S. 2016. The use of theory in research. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(3), pages 615-619. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0216-y
    All researchers should consider the theoretical basis for their studies very early on in the planning stage. The aim of this paper is to describe and discuss how theory (a 'comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature ...