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  • The development and evaluation of a holistic approach to obesity management for primary care nurses. 

    Brown, Jennifer E. (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2008-08)
    The prevalence of obesity (BMI≥30kg/m²) in the Scottish population is rising at an alarming pace. The health implications for those affected and the lack of sustained success in treatment, demands that new strategies be ...
  • Evaluating pharmacist input into the pharmaceutical care of patients in dispensing medical practices in remote and rural areas of Scotland. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Anthony, Breda; Morrison, Clare; MacRae, Yvonne; Dixon, Lucy; Friel, Emer; Yoong, Evelyn; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmx014, 2017-03-08)
    STEWART, D., ANTHONY, B., MORRISON, C., MACRAE, Y., DIXON, L., FRIEL, E., YOONG, E., CUNNINGHAM, S. and MACLURE, K. 2017. Evaluating pharmacist input into the pharmaceutical care of patients in dispensing medical practices in remote and rural areas of Scotland. Family practice [online], 34(4), pages 491-499. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmx014
    Background. - The Highlands and the Western Isles are the two most remote and rural areas of Scotland, with many medical practices in areas where pharmacies would not be viable. Recent regulations state that that dispensing ...
  • An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2004.05.003, 2005-01)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2005. An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (1), pp. 47-59
    Scotland has led enactment of the new World Health Organisation (Europe) Family Health Nurse (FHN) concept. This paper presents research which evaluated the initial operation and impact of the role in remote and rural ...
  • The experiences and beliefs of older people in Scottish very sheltered housing about using multi-compartment compliance aids. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Gibson-Smith, Kathrine; MacLeod, Joan; Strath, Alison; Paudyal, Vibhu; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-017-0580-x, 2018-01-13)
    STEWART, D., GIBSON-SMITH, K., MACLEOD, J., STRATH, A., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., CUNNINGHAM, S. and MACLURE, K. 2018. The experiences and beliefs of older people in Scottish very sheltered housing about using multi-compartment compliance aids. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 40(2), pages 394-402. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-017-0580-x
    The aim was to describe the experiences and beliefs of older people surrounding the use of MCAs, with emphasis on issues of personalisation, reablement, shared decision-making, independence and support. This was a qualitative ...
  • An exploratory study of community pharmacist diagnosis and management of dermatitis and acne. 

    Tucker, Rod; MacLure, Katie; Paudyal, Vibhu; Layton, Alison M.; Bewley, Anthony; Stewart, Derek C. (SansSerif Publication http://selfcarejournal.com/article/exploratory-study-community-pharmacist-diagnosis-management-dermatitis-acne/, 2017-05-11)
    TUCKER, R.P., MACLURE, K., PAUDYAL, V., LAYTON, A.M., BEWLEY, A. and STEWART, D. 2017. An exploratory study of community pharmacist diagnosis and management of dermatitis and acne. Selfcare [online], 8(2), pages 1-10. Available from: http://selfcarejournal.com/article/exploratory-study-community-pharmacist-diagnosis-management-dermatitis-acne/
    BACKGROUND: Dermatitis and acne account for a large number of general practitioner appointments yet are amenable to treatment with products available to purchase from community pharmacies. OBJECTIVES: 1. The clinical ...
  • A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey 

    Macduff, Colin (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2005.05.004, 2006-03)
    MACDUFF, C., 2006. A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43 (3), pp. 345-356
    Background In 1998 the World Health Organisation Europe introduced the Family Health Nurse concept. The envisaged role of this community-based nurse was seen as multi-faceted and included helping individuals, families ...
  • General practitioner views of an electronic high-risk medicine proforma to facilitate information transfer. 

    Rushworth, Gordon F.; Diack, Lesley; Rudd, Ian G.; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Netherlands http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-014-0033-8, 2015-02)
    RUSHWORTH, G. F., DIACK, L., RUDD, I. G. and STEWART, D., 2015. General practitioner views of an electronic high-risk medicine proforma to facilitate information transfer. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37 (1), pp 4-7.
    Background The potential of warfarin related harm is increased if clinicians lack the full patient specific information to make informed decisions—an e-proforma has been developed to communicate this information on hospital ...
  • The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. 

    Counterweight Project Team; Bell-Higgs, Anna E.; Brosnahan, Naomi T.; Clarke, Anne M.; Dow, Maria S. A.; Haynes, Sarah M.; Lyons, G. Felicity; McCombie, E. Louise; Mongia, Sarika; Noble, Paula A.; Quinn, Marney F.; Regan, Paula J.; Ross, Hazel M.; Thompson, Frances E.; Vermeulen, Adri; Broom, Iain; Reckless, John P. D.; Kumar, Sudhesh; Lean, Michael E. J.; Frost, Gary S.; Finer, Nick; Haslam, David W.; Morrison, David; Sloan, Billy; McLoone, Philip (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmr074, 2012-04)
    COUNTERWEIGHT PROJECT TEAM, 2012. The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. Family Practice, 29 (Supp. 1), pp. i139-i144.
    Background. The Counterweight Programme is a proven model for the management of obesity in the UK, evaluated over 5 years (2000–05) and demonstrating clinical and cost effectiveness. The Scottish Government commissioned ...
  • An investigation of the structures and processes of pharmacist prescribing in Great Britain: a mixed methods approach. 

    Dapar, Maxwell Patrick (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2012-01)
    The aim of this research was to investigate the structures and processes of pharmacist prescribing in Great Britain, focusing on primary care settings. A ‘sequential-mixed methods’ was employed in the conduct of the ...
  • Oximetry-supported self-management for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: mixed method feasibility pilot project. 

    MacNab, Michele; Lee, Siew Hwa; McCloughan, Lucy; Hanley, Janet; McKinstry, Brian; Pinnock, Hilary (BioMed Central https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-1135-2, 2015-10-26)
    MACNAB, M., LEE, S.H., MCCLOUGHAN, L., HANLEY, J., MCKINSTRY, B. and PINNOCK, H. 2015. Oximetry-supported self-management for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: mixed method feasibility pilot project. BMC health services research [online], 15:485. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-1135-2
    Background - Pulse oximetry could potentially contribute to self-monitoring. NHS Lothian's 'Light Touch' service provided COPD patients with a self-management plan based on symptoms and oximetry. The service was overseen ...
  • Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. 

    Tucker, Rod; Stewart, Derek C. (Selfcare http://selfcarejournal.com/issue/volume-7-issue-4/, 2016-12-01)
    TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. Selfcare journal, 7(4), pages 18-31.
    BACKGROUND: Chronic plaque psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 3% of the UK population and most patients have mild to moderate disease that can be effectively managed with topical therapies in ...
  • Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: case study evaluation of adoption and maintenance of a complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. 

    Grant, Aileen; Dreischulte, Tobias; Guthrie, Bruce (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015281, 2017-03-01)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T. and GUTHRIE, B. 2017. Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: case study evaluation of adoption and maintenance of a complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. BMJ open [online], 7(3), article ID e015281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015281
    Objective: - To explore how different practices responded to the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) intervention in terms of their adoption of the work, reorganisation to deliver the intended change in ...
  • Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: quantitative examination of variation between practices in recruitment, implementation and effectiveness. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Grant, Aileen; Hapca, Adrian; Guthrie, Bruce (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017133, 2018-01-05)
    DREISCHULTE, T., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A. and GUTHRIE, B. 2018. Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: quantitative examination of variation between practices in recruitment, implementation and effectiveness. BMJ open [online], 8(1), article ID e017133. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017133
    Objectives: - The cluster randomised trial of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) intervention showed that education, informatics and financial incentives for general medical practices to review ...
  • A qualitative study of primary care professionals' views of case finding for depression in patients with diabetes or coronary heart disease in the UK. 

    Maxwell, Margaret; Harris, Fiona; Hibberd, Carina; Donaghy, Eddie; Pratt, Rebekah; Williams, Chris; Morrison, Jill; Gibb, Jenny; Watson, Philip; Burton, Chris (BioMed Central https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-14-46, 2013-04-04)
    MAXWELL, M., HARRIS, F., HIBBERD, C., DONAGHY, E., PRATT, R., WILLIAMS, C., MORRISON, J., GIBB, J., WATSON, P. and BURTON, C. 2013. A qualitative study of primary care professionals' views of case finding for depression in patients with diabetes or coronary heart disease in the UK. BMC family practice [online], 14, article number 46. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-14-46
    Routinely conducting case finding (also commonly referred to as screening) in patients with chronic illness for depression in primary care appears to have little impact. We explored the views and experiences of primary ...
  • Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Donnan, Peter; Grant, Aileen; Hapca, Adrian; McCowan, Colin; Guthrie, Bruce (Massachusetts Medical Society https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955, 2016-03-17)
    DREISCHULTE, T., DONNAN, P., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A., MCCOWAN, C. and GUTHRIE, B. 2016. Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. New England journal of medicine [online], 374, pages 1053-1064. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955
    Background: - High-risk prescribing and preventable drug-related complications are common in primary care. We evaluated whether the rates of high-risk prescribing by primary care clinicians and the related clinical outcomes ...