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  • Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Ure, Jenny; Nicolson, Donald J.; Hanley, Janet; Sheikh, Aziz; McKinstry, Brian; Sullivan, Frank M. (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422, 2013-10-18)
    GRANT, A., URE, J., NICOLSON, J., HANLEY, J., SHEIKH, A., MCKINSTRY, B. and SULLIVAN, F. 2013. Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). BMC health services research [online], 13, article ID 422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422
    Background - Difficulties with recruitment pose a major, increasingly recognised challenge to the viability of research. We sought to explore whether a register of volunteers interested in research participation, with data ...
  • And they say don't work with children... 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. And they say don’t work with children..... In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores the role and method a researcher must consider when using children as research objects. Three areas are discussed; the researcher’s role, children as research objects and the results and conclusions. ...
  • Crafting stories in hermeneutic phenomenology research: a methodological device. 

    Crowther, Susan; Ironside, Pam; Spence, Deb; Smythe, Liz (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316656161, 2016-06-26)
    CROWTHER, S., IRONSIDE, P., SPENCE, D. and SMYTHE, L. 2017. Crafting stories in hermeneutic phenomenology research: a methodological device. Qualitative health research [online], 27(6), pages 826-835. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316656161
    Hermeneutic phenomenology, as a methodology, is not fixed. Inherent in its enactment are contested areas of practice such as how interview data are used and reported. Using philosophical notions drawn from hermeneutic ...
  • Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks: perceptions of stakeholders. 

    Barghathi, Yasser; Collison, David; Crawford, Louise (Inderscience https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAAPE.2017.10003434, 2016-01-19)
    BARGHATHI, Y., COLLISON, D. and CRAWFORD, L. 2017. Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks: perceptions of stakeholders. International journal of accounting, auditing and performance evaluation [online], 13(2), pages 123-149. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAAPE.2017.10003434.
    The issue of earnings management has continued to be problematic in the financial reporting context. It has proved to be an important topic that concerns a wide range of stakeholders, including regulators, investors and ...
  • Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. 

    McKeever, Edward; Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.939536, 2014-07-24)
    MCKEEVER, E., ANDERSON, A. and JACK, S. 2014. Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. Entrepreneurship and regional development [online], 26(5-6), pages 453-477. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.939536
    Social capital, which offers the broader theoretical construct to which networks and networking relate, is now recognized as an important influence in entrepreneurship. Broadly understood as resources embedded in networks ...
  • An ethnographic exploration of influences on prescribing in general practice: why is there variation in prescribing practices? 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Sullivan, Frank M.; Dowell, Jon (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-8-72, 2013-06-21)
    GRANT, A., SULLIVAN, F. and DOWELL, J. 2013. An ethnographic exploration of influences on prescribing in general practice: why is there variation in prescribing practices? Implementation science [online], 8, article ID 72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-8-72
    Background: Prescribing is a core activity for general practitioners, yet significant variation in the quality of prescribing has been reported. This suggests there may be room for improvement in the application of the ...
  • 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. ...
  • An exploration of health professionals’ experiences of medicines management in elderly, hospitalised patients in Abu Dhabi. 

    Al Shemeili, Saeed Khamis; Klein, Susan; Strath, Alison; Fares, Saleh; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0212-2, 2015-10-24)
    AL SHEMEILI, S., KLEIN, S., STRATH, A., FARES, S. and STEWART, D. 2015. An exploration of health professionals’ experiences of medicines management in elderly, hospitalised patients in Abu Dhabi. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(1), pages 107-118. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0212-2
    Background Given the multiplicity of issues relating to medicines in the elderly, the structures and processes of medicines management should be clearly defined and described to optimise patient outcomes. There is a paucity ...
  • Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland. 

    Hogan-Murphy, Diana (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2017-10-01)
    HOGAN-MURPHY, D. 2017. Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Limited data exist on the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic systems for medicines management in hospitals. Whilst numerous studies advocate system use in improved patient safety and efficiency within the ...
  • Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2008-07)
    BREMNER, P., 2008. Gift giving to children at Christmas and birthdays. In: Reflective Marketing in a Material World: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2008. 8-10 July 2008. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper explores gift giving of toys to children at Christmas and Birthdays and their perception of the gift giver. Three areas are discussed; gift giving, the methodological approach and the results and conclusions. Gift ...
  • 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. 

    Douglas, Flora; MacKenzie, Fiona; Ejebu, Ourega-Zoé; Whybrow, Stephen; Garcia, Ada L.; McKenzie, Lynda; Ludbrook, Anne; Dowler, Elizabeth (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738, 2018-12-04)
    DOUGLAS, F., MACKENZIE, F., EJEBU, O.-Z., WHYBROW, S., GARCIA, A.L., MCKENZIE, L., LUDBROOK, A. and DOWLER, E. 2018. 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 15(12), article ID 2738. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738
    This qualitative study explored frontline service providers’ perceptions of the nature of food insecurity in Scotland in 2015 to inform national policy and the provision of locally-based support for ‘at risk’ groups. A ...
  • Process evaluations for cluster-randomised trials of complex interventions: a proposed framework for design and reporting. 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Treweek, Shaun; Dreischulte, Tobias; Foy, Robbie; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-15, 2013-01-12)
    GRANT, A., TREWEEK, S., DREISCHULTE, T., FOY, R. and GUTHRIE, B. 2013. Process evaluations for cluster-randomised trials of complex interventions: a proposed framework for design and reporting. Trials [online], 14, article 15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-15
    Background: Process evaluations are recommended to open the 'black box' of complex interventions evaluated in trials, but there is limited guidance to help researchers design process evaluations. Much current literature ...
  • A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. 

    Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Melville, Craig; Murray, Heather; Mitchell, Fiona (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12340, 2017-04-12)
    STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MELVILLE, C., MURRAY, H. and MITCHELL, F. 2018. A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(S1), pages 52-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12340.
    Background: - The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in ...
  • 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 ...
  • What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Lauder, W.
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and LAUDER, W. [2018]. What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? Cancer nursing [online], (accepted).
    Background: Within the cluster of self-report methodologies, ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method used in health services research whereby a participant repeatedly reports on affect, behaviours, symptoms and ...