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  • Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis. 

    Watson, Flora C. T. (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2010-10)
    This thesis reports a study that aimed to examine the use of the term emotional support within palliative care nursing. The term „emotional support‟ appears frequently in the nursing literature, however, there is no clear ...
  • Exploration and development of bereavement care for older people. 

    Stephen, Audrey I. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-05)
    The rising population of older people in the UK (Office for National Statistics 2010) and pressure on healthcare services to reduce costs indicate the necessity of developing strategies that enable coping and independence. ...
  • The impact of information, education and communication (IEC) strategies in malaria prevention and control during pregnancy in Africa. 

    Maloreh-Nyamekye, Theophilus (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2013-05)
    Background: Malaria continues to pose a complex public health problem amongst pregnant women in Africa (Schantz-Dunn & Nour 2009; Antwi 2010), accounting for over 90% of the global malaria burden (WHO 2002; Morel et al. ...
  • Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. 

    Kirkpatrick, Pamela; Wilson, Ethel; Wimpenny, Peter (The Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. http://joannabriggslibrary.org/index.php/jbisrir/article/view/6, 2012)
    KIRKPATRICK, P., WILSON, E. and WIMPENNY, P., 2012. Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 10 (57), pp. 3649-3763.
    Background- There are an estimated three million people affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the UK with only about 900,000 of these being diagnosed according to the Healthcare Commission, and ...