Recent Submissions

  • Stakeholders' views and experiences of pharmacist prescribing: a systematic review. 

    Jebara, Tesnime; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie; Awaisu, Ahmed; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organisers), 2017-10-9)
    JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., AWAISU, A., ABDULROUF, P.V. and STEWART, D 2017. Stakeholders' views and experiences of pharmacist prescribing: a systematic review. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    While prescribing has been traditionally been the domain of physicians, prescribing by pharmacists has been implemented successfully in countries across the world. Developments are supported by evidence of effectiveness ...
  • Views and perceptions of key stakeholders in Qatar on pharmacist prescribing. 

    Jebara, Tesnime; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie; Awaisu, Ahmed; Al-Hail, Moza; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organiser), 2017-10-09)
    JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., AWAISU, A., AL-HAIL, M., ABDULROUF, P.V. and STEWART, D. 2017. Views and perceptions of key stakeholders in Qatar on pharmacist prescribing. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Background and Objective: Pharmacist prescribing has been implemented successfully in several countries around the world, with evidence of effectiveness, safety and acceptability. The Qatar Health Strategy provides the ...
  • Pharmacists' training, experiences and behaviours in managing homeless patients. 

    Paudyal, Vibhu; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; MacLure, Katie; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Buchanan, Carol; Wilson, Liz; Radley, Andrew; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organisers), 2017-10-09)
    PAUDYAL, V., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., BUCHANAN, C., WILSON, L., RADLEY, A. and STEWART, D. 2017. pharmacists' training, experiences and behaviours in managing homeless patients. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Background and Objective: Community pharmacists are well situated to offer proactive and opportunistic support and advice to the homeless. The aim of this research was to investigate pharmacists' training, experiences and ...
  • Community pharmacist clinical portal enabled access to aspects of patients' primary and secondary care EHR: exploring the general public's views in NHS Tayside. 

    MacLure, Katie; Coulson, David; Thomson, Gordon; Robertson, Diane; MacDonald, Catriona; Dreischulte, Tobias; Radley, Andrew; MacLure, Andrew; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organisers), 2017-10-09)
    MACLURE, K., COULSON, D., THOMSON, G., ROBERTSON, D., MACDONALD, C., DREISCHULTE, T., RADLEY, A., MACLURE, A. and STEWART, D. 2017. Community pharmacist clinical portal enabled access to aspects of patients' primary and secondary care EHR: exploring the general public's views in NHS Tayside. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Background and Objective: Community pharmacist access to aspects of patients' primary and secondary care electronic healthcare records (EHR) was piloted in NHS Tayside, Scotland. While policy makers and pharmacists are ...
  • Scottish adherence to antihypertensive medication in the elderly (SAAME) study: promotng evidence-based community pharmacy services. 

    MacLure, Katie; Craig, G.; Power, Ailsa; Peddie, S.; Osprey, A.; Boyter, A.; Cousins, Gráinne; MacLure, Andrew; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organisers), 2017-10-09)
    MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., POWER, A., PEDDIE, S., OSPREY, A., BOYTER, A., COUSINS, G., MACLURE, A. and STEWART, D. 2017. Scottish adherence to antihypertensive medication in the elderly (SAAME) study: promoting evidence-based community pharmacy services. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Background and Objective: Detection and treatment of hypertension continues to be a major public health challenge affecting between 30 and 45% of the general population, increasing steeply with age. Many studies have shown ...
  • Social media guidelines: recommendations for the development of undergraduate pharmacy student guidelines. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie (ESCP (Organisers), 2017-10-09)
    BROWN, A. and MACLURE, K. 2017. Social media guidelines: recommendations for the development of undergraduate pharmacy student guidelines. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Background and Objective: The ubiquitous nature of social media (SoMe) involves merging of personal-professional personas. Healthcare organisations publish guidance on how to use social media responsibly. However, inappropriate ...
  • Development of a diet quality index for the Scottish population. 

    Barton, Karen L.; Wrieden, Wendy L.; Masson, Lindsey F.; Anderson, Annie S.; Sherriff, Andrea; Armstrong, Julie (Nutrition Society, 2017-06-21)
    BARTON, K.L., WRIEDEN, W.L., MASSON, L.F., ANDERSON, A.S., SHERRIFF, A. and ARMSTRONG, J. 2017. Development of a diet quality index for the Scottish population. Presented at the Nutrition Society's Irish section conference 2017: what governs what we eat?, 21-23 June 2017, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
    Secondary analysis of food purchase data has been used to monitor progress towards Scottish Dietary Targets (Goals) since 2001, however little work has been carried out to assess the overall quality of the diet of the ...
  • Use of a three dimensional porcine retinal explant model to detect HIF1 alpha for understanding diabetic retinopathy. 

    Iwuagwu, Benedicta; Cruickshank, Stuart F.; Rowe, Iain; Knott, Rachel M. (ASBMB https://www.asbmb.org/meeting2017/, 2017-04-22)
    IWUAGWU, B.U., CRUICKSHANK, S.F., ROWE, I. and KNOTT, R.M. 2017. Use of a three dimensional porcine retinal explant model to detect HIF1 alpha for understanding diabetic retinopathy. Presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting (ASBMB 2017), 22-26 April 2017, Chicaco, USA.
    Diabeticretinopathy (DR) is a major microvascular complication associated with diabetes mellitus and is a leading cause of blindness. Hypoxia and hyperglycemia are suggested to play crucial pathophysiological roles, but ...
  • Access to patients' clinical healthcare records: inclusion for community pharmacists in NHS Tayside. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Coulson, David; Robertson, Diane; Thomson, Gordon; Dreischulte, Tobias; MacDonald, Catriona (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/previous-symposia-workshops, 2016-10-05)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., COULSON, D., ROBERTSON, D., THOMSON, G., DREISCHULTE, T. and MACDONALD, C. 2016. Access to patients' clinical healthcare records: inclusion for community pharmacists in NHS Tayside. Presented at the 45th ESCP-NSF international symposium on clinical pharmacy: clinical pharmacy tackling inequalities and access to health care, 5 -7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    The 2020 Workforce Vision in Scotland envisages 'making more and better use of technology ....to increase access to services and improve efficiency' across the healthcare interface. Services offered by community pharmacy ...
  • Knowledge, perception, attitude and experience of pharmacist in Qatar towards drug use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study. 

    Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Saad, Doua; Thomas, Binny (Hamad Medical Corporation, 2016-05-18)
    ABDUL ROUF, P., AL HAIL, M., ELKASSEM, W., ALSAAD, D. and THOMAS, B. 2016. Knowledge, perception, attitude and experience of pharmacist in Qatar towards drug use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) virtual poster symposium, 18-19 May 2016.
    Pregnancy is a state of altered physiology and medication use during this period is remarkably challenging. Pharmacists are medication experts with great knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and are trained to apply ...
  • Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic reveiw. 

    Thomas, Binny; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Saad, Doua; Tarannum, Asma; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (RGU/Hamad Medical Corporation, 2016-11-04)
    THOMAS, B., ROUF, A., AL HAIL, M.S., ELKASSEM, W.M., ALSAAD, D., TARANNUM, A., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2016. Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review. Presented at the 9th medication safety conference, 4-6 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    Most women with active seizures are often encouraged to continue their antiepileptic medications during pregnancy to avoid serious fetal or maternal complications. Levetiracetam (LEV) is a newer antiepileptic drug used as ...
  • The use of complementary and alternative medicine among children in Aberdeen: An outcomes-based cross-sectional survey. 

    Ndu, Okechukwu; Strath, Alison; Diack, Lesley (RCCM http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/55844/camstrand-programme-2015.pdf, 2015-07-02)
    NDU, O., STRATH, A. and DIACK, L. 2015. The use of complementary and alternative medicine among children in Aberdeen: An outcomes-based cross-sectional survey. Presented at the Complementary and alternative medicine strategy for research and development conference (CAMSTRAND 2015), 9-10 June 2015, London, UK.
    The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in paediatric subjects is increasing globally. However, most of the data available in the UK is based on hospital-based studies; and studies of such use in the general ...
  • Clinical information needs and access for clinical healthcare staff in Highland health and social care service. 

    Almazroui, Khalfan; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Cunningham, Scott; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Hannam, Patricia (Robert Gordon University/ NHS Highland, 2016-11-25)
    ALMAZROUI, K., MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., RUSHWORTH, G. and HANNAM, P. 2016. Clinical information needs and access for clinical healthcare staff in Highland health and social care service. Presented at NHS Highland research, development and innovation annual conference, 25 November 2016, Inverness, UK.
    Background: Clinical information is required by all clinical healthcare staff to promote better patient care and safety. The information needed, sources, formats and accessibility varies from one staff member to another ...
  • Urban vs rural STEMI patients; is there a difference? 

    Kamona, Ahmad; Cunningham, Scott; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Leslie, Stephen J. (Robert Gordon University/ NHS Highland, 2016-11-25)
    KAMONA, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., RUSHWORTH, G.F. and LESLIE, S.J. 2016. Urban vs rural STEMI patients; is there a difference? Presented at NHS Highland research, development and innovation annual conference, 25 Nov 2016, Inverness, UK.
    Background: Timely access to reperfusion therapy for ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is vital. Every minute of delay costs 10 days of patient's life. Patients living in the rural Scottish highlands face a lot ...
  • An exploration of key stakeholders' perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Addison, Brian; Paudyal, Vibhu; Stewart, Derek C. (RPS2015 (Organisers), 2015-09-13)
    MACLURE, K., ADDISON, B., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2015. An exploration of key stakeholders' perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. Poster presented at the 2015 Royal Pharmaceutical Society annual conference (RPS2015), 13-14 September 2015, Birmingham, UK.
    Scotland's eHealth strategy promotes the use of information technology to 'improve communications across the healthcare team', which aligns with the quality strategy in placing the 'focus on outcomes and real benefits ...