Recent Submissions

  • Using next-generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine ‘nemabiome’. 

    Mitchell, Catriona J.; O'Sullivan, Catherine M.; Pinloche, Eric; Wilkinson, Toby; Morphew, Russell M.; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1, 2019-04-03)
    MITCHELL, C.J., O'SULLIVAN, C.M., PINLOCHE, E., WILKINSON, T., MORPHEW, R.M. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2019. Using next generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine 'nemabiome'. Journal of equine science [online], 30(1), pages 1-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1
    Next generation sequencing of DNA from nematode eggs has been utilised to give the first account of the equine ‘nemabiome’. In all equine faecal samples investigated, multiple species of Strongylidae were detected; ranging ...
  • Changes in diet following a cancer diagnosis in Scotland. 

    Masson, Lindsey F.; Verra, Dimitra; Cumming, Hollie; Cameron, Hayleigh; Robinson, Emily (2017-12-06)
    MASSON, L.F., VERRA, D., CUMMING, H., CAMERON, H. and ROBINSON, E. 2017. Changes in diet following a cancer diagnosis in Scotland. Presented at the 2017 Nutrition Society winter meeting: diet, nutrition and the changing face of cancer survivorship, 5-6 December 2017, London, UK.
    Cancer survival has improved in Scotland from an age-standardised relative survival at five years of 39.6 % in 1987–1991 to 59.3 % in 2007–2011 in men and women aged 15–74 years. However, long-term cancer survival is ...
  • Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time? 

    Barton, Karen Louise; Masson, Lindsey F.; Wrieden, Wendy Louise; Anderson, Annie S.; Sherriff, Andrea; Armstrong, Julie (2018-03-27)
    BARTON, K.L., MASSON, L.F., WRIEDEN, W.L., ANDERSON, A.S., SHERRIFF, A. and ARMSTRONG, J.A. 2018. Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time? Presented at the 2018 Nutrition Society spring conference: nutrient-nutrient interaction, 26-27 March 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Progress towards the Scottish Dietary goals has been monitored since 2001, principally using Scottish food purchase data collected annually by the Office for National Statistics. Since national and global food supplies are ...
  • Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning. 

    Masson, Lindsey F.; Copperstone, Claire
    MASSON, L.F. and COPPERSTONE, C. [2019]. Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning. Malta journal of health sciences [online], (accepted).
    Scotland and Malta share a high prevalence of overweight and obesity: around two-thirds of adults are overweight (including obese), and one-third are obese. Reducing this burden of overweight and obesity is a priority for ...
  • Herbal medicinal product use during pregnancy and the postnatal period: a systematic review. 

    Muñoz Balbontin, Yolanda; Stewart, Derek C.; Shetty, Ashalatha; Fitton, Catherine M.; McLay, James S. (Wolters Kluwer Health https://doi.org/10.1097/aog.0000000000003217, 2019-04-05)
    MUÑOZ BALBONTIN, Y., STEWART, D., SHETTY, A., FITTON, C.A. and MCLAY, J.S. 2019. Herbal medicinal product use during pregnancy and the postnatal period: a systematic review. Obstetrics and gynecology [online], Ahead-of-Print. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/aog.0000000000003217
    OBJECTIVE: To report the incidence and nature of herbal medicinal products’ adverse events and herb–drug interactions used by some pregnant and postnatal women. DATA SOURCES: The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database, ...
  • A nurse researcher's guide to reflexive interviewing. 

    Lear, Holly; Eboh, Winifred O.; Diack, Lesley (RCNi https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2018.e1550, 2018-03-16)
    LEAR, H., EBOH, W. and DIACK, L. 2018. A nurse researcher's guide to reflexive interviewing. Nurse researcher [online], 25(4), pages 35-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2018.e1550
    Background: In a wider doctoral study related to unfavourable experiences of nursing students studying abroad, the researcher undertook a reflexive interview to reduce the potential for bias. Aim: To discuss a method for ...
  • Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: novel multi-targeted scaffold ligands against Alzheimer’s disease. 

    Scipioni, Matteo; Kay, Graeme; Megson, Ian; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Royal Society of Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1039/c9md00048h, 2019-04-08)
    SCIPIONI, M., KAY, G., MEGSON, I.L. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2019. Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: novel multi-targeted scaffold ligands against Alzheimer’s disease. MedChemComm [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/C9MD00048H
    Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia worldwide, normally affecting people aged over 65. Due to the multifactorial nature of this disease, a “multi-target-directed ligands” (MTDLs) approach for the ...
  • Stereoisomeric profiling of chiral pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewaters and the receiving environment: a catchment-scale and a laboratory study. 

    Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Petrie, Bruce; Lopardo, Luigi; Proctor, Kathryn; Rice, Jack; Youdan, Jane; Barden, Ruth; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.050, 2019-04-11)
    CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., PETRIE, B., LOPARDO, L., PROCTOR, K., RICE, J., YOUDAN, J., BARDEN, R. and KASPRZYK-HORDON, B. 2019. Stereoisomeric profiling of chiral pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewaters and the receiving environment: a catchment-scale and a laboratory study. Environment international [online], 127, pages 558-572. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.050
    Chiral pharmaceutically active compounds (cPACs) are not currently governed by environmental regulation yet are expected to be in the future. As cPACs can exert stereospecific toxicity in the aquatic environment, it is ...
  • Characterisation of the effect of day length, and associated differences in dietary intake, on the gut microbiota of Soay sheep. 

    Thomas, Nadine A.; Olvera-Ramirez, Andrea Margarita; Abecia, Leticia; Adam, Clare L.; Edwards, Joan E.; Cox, Georgina F.; Findlay, Patricia A.; Destables, Elodie; Wood, Tracy A.; McEwan, Neil R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-019-01652-w, 2019-04-09)
    THOMAS, N.A., OLVERA-RAMIREZ, A.M., ABECIA, L., ADAM, C.L., EDWARDS, J.E., COX, G.F., FINDLAY, P.A., DESTABLES, E., WOOD, T.A. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2019. Characterisation of the effect of day length, and associated differences in dietary intake, on the gut microbiota of Soay sheep. Archives of microbiology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-019-01652-w
    Differences in the rumen bacterial community have been previously reported for Soay sheep housed under different day length conditions. This study extends this previous investigation to other organs of the digestive tract, ...
  • Self-reductive synthesis of MXene/Na0.55Mn1.4Ti0.6O4 hybrids for high-performance symmetric lithium ion batteries. 

    Zou, Guodong; Ge, Bingcheng; Zhang, Hao; Zhang, Qingrui; Fernandez, Carlos; Li, Wen; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (Royal Society of Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ta00744j, 2019-02-26)
    ZOU, G., GE, B., ZHANG, H., ZHANG, Q., FERNANDEZ, C., LI, W., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2019. Self-reductive synthesis of MXene/Na0.55Mn1.4Ti0.6O4 hybrids for high-performance symmetric lithium ion batteries. Journal of materials chemistry A [online], 7(13), pages 7516-7525. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ta00744j
    Increasing environmental problems and energy challenges have created an urgent demand for the development of green and efficient energy-storage systems. The search for new materials that could improve the performance of ...
  • Factors influencing health managers’ acceptance of eHealth services in Saudi Arabia. 

    Alshahrani, Abdullah; Stewart, Derek C.; MacLure, Katie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2018.12.024, 2019-03-08)
    ALSHAHRANI, A., STEWART, D. and MACLURE, K. 2018. Factors influencing health managers’ acceptance of eHealth services in Saudi Arabia. Computer methods and programs in biomedicine [online], 171(Supplement), page 12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2018.12.024 Originally presented at 2018 HIMSS Saudi Arabia conference and exhibition (HISMSS 2018): reimagining healthcare in Saudi Arabia, 10-11 October 2018, Riyadh, SA.
    Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO) refers to the term of Electronic Health (eHealth) as “the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for health”. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) where ...
  • Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. 

    Morrison, Clare; MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Hannam, Patricia; Dixon, Lucy; MacRae, Yvonne; Cunningham, Scott; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MORRISON, C., MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., HANNAM, P., DIXON, L., MACRAE, Y., CUNNINGHAM, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Equity of access to healthcare is a strategic priority in Scotland. Purpose: To evaluate the NHS Highland technology-enabled delivery of pharmaceutical care. Methods: A mixed-methods evaluation followed 3 ...
  • An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Buist, E.; McLelland, R.; Shaw, T.; MacLure, Andrew; Cunningham, Scott; Macaskill, K.; Rushworth, Gordon F. (2018-09-06)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., SHAW, T., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACASKILL, K. and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: A pilot has been conducted during which a specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescriber (SMHCPP) consulted with patients by appointment at one of two GP Practices. Purpose: To evaluate the SMHCPP ...
  • Social media and eprofessionalism in pharmacy students. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie (2018-10-26)
    BROWN, A. and MACLURE, K. 2018. Social media and eprofessionalism in pharmacy students. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.
    Background: Literature suggests inappropriate use of social media (SoMe) is evident amongst undergraduate (UG) pharmacy students with a lack of understanding of potential implications for their fitness to practise (FtP). ...
  • General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. 

    MacLure, Katie; Craig, Gail; Boyter, Anne; MacLure, Andrew; Power, Ailsa; Osprey, Adam; McGregor, Annamarie; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-10-26)
    MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., BOYTER, A., MACLURE, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.
    Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the ...
  • An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Buist, E.; McLelland, R.; Shaw, T.; MacLure, Andrew; Cunningham, Scott; Macaskill, K.; Rushworth, Gordon F. (2018-10-26)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., SHAW, T., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACASKILL, K. and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.
    Background: A pilot has been conducted during which a specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescriber (SMHCPP) consulted with patients by appointment at one of two GP Practices. Purpose: To evaluate the SMHCPP ...
  • Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Bennie, Marion; MacLure, Katie; Newham, Rosemary; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Cunningham, Scott; Bruce, Rachel; Fry, Sarah; MacKerrow, James (2018-09-06)
    STEWART, D., BENNIE, M., MACLURE, K., NEWHAM, R., GIBSON SMITH, K., CUNNINGHAM, S., BRUCE, R., FRY, S. and MACKERROW, J. 2018. Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the ...
  • General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. 

    MacLure, Katie; Craig, Gail; Boyter, Anne; MacLure, Andrew; Power, Ailsa; Osprey, Adam; McGregor, Annamarie; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., BOYTER, A., MACLURE, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. Presented at 78th International Federation of Pharmacists (FIP) world pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences congress 2018, 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the ...
  • Developing social media guidelines for undergraduate pharmacy students. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie (2018-09-06)
    BROWN, A. and MACLURE, K. 2018. Developing social media guidelines for undergraduate pharmacy students. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Literature suggests that undergraduate (UG) healthcare students should have social media (SoMe) guidelines that support their context as future professionals. Guidelines may address the blurred lines between ...
  • Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless. 

    MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2018. Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Homelessness remains a global public health concern. A prior survey indicated the need for pharmacist training and coverage of the topic of homelessness around minimising impact of medicines use, referring for ...

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