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  • Alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy: its nature, occurrence and consequences. 

    Duncan, Eilidh Mairi (Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2010-10)
    This PhD project investigated the nature, occurrence , and consequences of alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy. The main objective bieng to identify those at risk of continued alcohol and nicotine use, to determine ...
  • Breastfeeding support and opiate dependance; a think aloud study 

    MacVicar, Sonya; Humphrey, Tracy; Forbes-McKay, Katrina (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013, 2017-04-27)
    MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2017. Breastfeeding support and opiate dependance; a think aloud study. Midwifery [online], 50, pages 239-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013
    Objective International guidelines recommend the promotion and, protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facilitators, moderators and barriers, to successful ...
  • A case study investigation into the use of multi-compartment compliance aids in older people resident in very sheltered housing. 

    MacLure, Katie; MacLeod, Joan; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Paudyal, Vibhu; Cunningham, Scott; Strath, Alison; Lynch, Rory; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-016-0178-8, 2016-05-12)
    MACLURE, K., MACLEOD, J., FORBES-MCKAY, K., PAUDYAL, V., CUNNINGHAM, S., STRATH, A., LYNCH, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. A case study investigation into the use of multi-compartment compliance aids in older people resident in very sheltered housing. The Patient: Patient-centered outcomes research [online] 9(6), pages 583-590. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-016-0178-8
    Background: Multi-compartment compliance aids (MCAs) are repackaging systems for solid dosage form medicines, heralded by some as a solution to non-adherence but with little evidence of benefit. Objective: To use a ...
  • IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. 

    MacVicar, Sonya (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2016-10-01)
    MACVICAR, S. 2016. IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Introduction: Breastfeeding offers the substance exposed mother and child potential short and long-term health benefits, with breast milk shown to alleviate the severity of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Substance dependent ...
  • Influences on prescribing decision-making among non-medical prescribers in the United Kingdom: systematic review. 

    McIntosh, Trudi; Stewart, Derek C.; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; McCaig, Dorothy; Cunningham, Scott (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmw085, 2016-08-20)
    MCINTOSH, T., STEWART, D., FORBES-MCKAY, K., MCCAIG, D. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2016. Influences on prescribing decision-making among non-medical prescribers in the United Kingdom: systematic review. Family practice [online], 33(6), pages 572-579. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmw085
    Background - Suitably qualified non-medical healthcare professionals may now prescribe medicines. Prescribing decision-making can be complex and challenging; a number of influences have been identified among medical ...
  • 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 ...
  • Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective. 

    Rennie, Anne Marie (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Applied Social Studies, 2016-07)
    RENNIE, A.M. 2016. Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Previous research into the psychological impact of miscarriage has taken a pathogenic approach, with limited research examining the factors that relate to enhanced psychological wellbeing. As a result, it is difficult to ...