Recent Submissions

  • Diversity and internationalisation in interprofessional education. 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtumed.2016.11.001, 2016-11-30)
    JOSEPH, S. 2016. Diversity and internationalisation in interprofessional education. Journal of Taibah university medical sciences [online], Article In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtumed.2016.11.001
    This position paper considers the perspectives of introducing diversity and internationalisation to the interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum. Whilst this may seem like an onerous task in the challenging area of ...
  • Generosity of spirit sustains caseloading Lead Maternity Carer midwives in New Zealand. 

    Hunter, Marion; Crowther, Susan; McAra-Couper, Judith; Gilkison, Andrea; MacGregor, Debbie; Gunn, Jackie (New Zealand College of Midwives https://doi.org/10.12784/nzcomjnl52.2016.8.50-55, 2016-11-30)
    HUNTER, M., CROWTHER, S., MCARA-COUPER, J., GILKISON, A., MACGREGOR, D. and GUNN, J. 2016. Generosity of spirit sustains caseloading Lead Maternity Carer midwives in New Zealand. New Zealand College of Midwives journal [online], 52, pages 50-55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12784/nzcomjnl52.2016.8.50-55
    Background: This article is the third in a series reporting on original research exploring the sustainability of Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) midwifery. Previous publications have described sustainable practice arrangements ...
  • Open, trusting relationships underpin safety in rural maternity a hermeneutic phenomenology study. 

    Crowther, Susan; Smythe, Liz (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-1164-9, 2016-11-24)
    CROWTHER, S. and SMYTHE, E. 2016. Open, trusting relationships underpin safety in rural maternity a hermeneutic phenomenology study. BMC Pregnancy and childbirth [online], 16:370. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-1164-9
    Background: There are interwoven personal, professional and organisational relationships to be navigated in maternity in all regions. In rural regions relationships are integral to safe maternity care. Yet there is a paucity ...
  • Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care. 

    Kilbride, Lynn; Cox, Marie; Kennedy, Catriona; Lee, Siew Hwa; Grant, Robin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03236.x, 2010-06-14)
    KILBRIDE, L., COX, M., KENNEDY, C.M., LEE, S.H. and GRANT, R. 2010. Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care. Journal of clinical nursing [online], 19(13-14), pages 1767-1783. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03236.x
    If you wish to read an English version of this article please contact Siew Hwa Lee. ...
  • Psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy-Health Professional Student's version: an Italian validation study with nursing students 

    Montanari, Paola; Petrucci, Cristina; Russo, Silvia; Murray, Ian; Dimonte, Valerio; Lancia, Loreto (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12221, 2015-07-07)
    MONTANARI, P., PETRUCCI, C., RUSSO, S., MURRAY, I., DIMONTE, V. and LANCIA, L. 2015. Psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy-Health Professional Student's version: an Italian validation study with nursing students. Nursing and health sciences [online], 17(4), pages 483-491. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12221
    This methodological study was conducted to test the psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy-Health Professional Student's version (JSE-HPS), in a convenience sample of 797 Italian nursing students and to ...
  • Mental health service users' experiences of mental health care: an integrative literature review. 

    Newman, Daniel; O'Reilly, Pauline; Lee, Siew Hwa; Kennedy, Catriona (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12202, 2015-02-24)
    NEWMAN, D., O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H. and KENNEDY, C. 2015. Mental health service users' experiences of mental health care: an integrative literature review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 22(3), pages 171-182. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12202
    The aim of this integrative literature review was to identify mental health service users' experiences of services. The rationale for this review was based on the growing emphasis and requirements for health services to ...
  • The significance of personal learning environments (PLEs) in nursing education: extending current conceptualizations. 

    Patterson, Christopher; Stephens, Moira; Chang, Vico; Price, Ann M.; Work, Fiona; Snelgrove-Clarke, Erna; Harada, Theresa (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.09.010, 2016-09-26)
    PATTERSON, C., STEPHENS, M. CHANG, V., PRICE, A.M., WORK, F., SNELGROVE-CLARKE, E. and HARADA, T. 2016. The significance of personal learning environments (PLEs) in nursing education: extending current conceptualizations. Nurse education today [online],48, pages 99-105. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.09.010
    Background - Personal learning environments (PLE) have been shown to be a critical part of how students negotiate and manage their own learning. Understandings of PLEs appear to be constrained by narrow definitions that ...
  • Parent-child connectedness and communication in relation to alcohol, tobacco and drug use in adolescence: an integrative review of the literature. 

    Carver, Hannah; Elliott, Lawrie; Kennedy, Catriona; Hanley, Janet (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1221060, 2016-09-07)
    CARVER, H., ELLIOTT, L., KENNEDY, C. and HANLEY, J. 2016. Parent-child connectedness and communication in relation to alcohol, tobacco and drug use in adolescence: an integrative review of the literature. Drugs: education, prevention and policy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1221060
    Previous reviews have highlighted parent-child connectedness and communication as important protective factors against adolescent substance use. However, these reviews focus on single substances such as alcohol. An integrative ...
  • 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 ...
  • More than just an online wound care course. 

    Adams, Violet; Whittingham, Katrina (Schofield Publishing Ltd http://www.wounds-uk.com/pdf/content_11809.pdf, 2016-07-06)
    ADAMS, V. and WHITTINGHAM, K. 2016. More than just an online wound care course. Wounds UK [online], 12(2), pages 42-47. Available from: http://www.wounds-uk.com/pdf/content_11809.pdf
    Wound care competence is an essential component of clinical nursing. However, practice in this area can be determined by tradition rather than evidence. This may be one of the drivers for nurses to enrol in further formal ...
  • Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. 

    Healy, Sandra; Humphreys, Eileen; Kennedy, Catriona (Mark Allen Healthcare http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203, 2016-03-03)
    HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. British journal of midwifery [online], 24(3), pages 203-209. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203
    Maternal and infant mortality rates are reassuringly low in developed countries. Despite this, birth is increasingly seen as risky by women, health professionals and society in general. In wider society, women are subjected ...
  • Health impact assessment (HIA) collaboration between finnish and Scottish higher education institutions. 

    Hirvonen, Eila; Eboh, Winifred O. (Satakunta University of Applied Sciences http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-633-162-4, 2015-05-08)
    HIRVONEN, E. and EBOH, W.O. 2015. Health impact assessment (HIA) collaboration between finnish and Scottish higher education institutions. In Sirkka, A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 3rd UAS Master symposium: Full life for all, 8 May 2015, Satakunta, Finland. Pori: Satakunta Unviersity of Applied Sciences, paper number A2, pages 14-16.
    Health impact assessment (HIA) is relatively new and a rapidly evolving field in many health and social environments globally. HIA emerged in several different forms as it has been applied to a wide range of issues in ...
  • Effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Nurmatov, Ulugbek B.; Nwaru, Bright I.; Mukherjee, Mome; Grant, Liz; Pagliari, Claudia (Edinburgh University Global Health Society http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.06.010401, 2015-11-08)
    LEE, S.H., NURMATOV, U.B., NWARU, B.I., MUKHERJEE, M., GRANT, L. and PAGLIARI, C. 2015. Effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of global health [online], 6(1), article number 010401. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.06.010401
    The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). The main conclusions are that most studies of mHealth ...
  • 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 ...
  • Positioning and spinal bracing for pain relief in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub3, 2015-09-24)
    LEE, S.H., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2015. Positioning and spinal bracing for pain relief in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 9, article number CD007609. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub3
    Background - This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 3 (Lee 2012) on patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in adults with metastatic spinal ...
  • Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2, 2012-03-14)
    LEE, S.H., COX, K.M., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2012. Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 3, article number CD007609. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2
    People with advanced cancer may develop metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), a serious complication which can cause pain and mobility problems and possibly paralysis. MSCC is the spread of the cancer to the spinal ...
  • Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. 

    Perry, Alison; Lee, Siew Hwa; Cotton, Susan; Kennedy, Catriona (Cochrane Collaboration https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011112.pub2, 2016-08-26)
    PERRY, A., LEE, S.H., COTTON, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 8, article number DC011112. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011112.pub2
    Background - Head and neck cancer treatment has developed over the last decade, with improved mortality and survival rates, but the treatments often result in dysphagia (a difficulty in swallowing) as a side effect. This ...
  • Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. 

    Addo, Mary; Stephen, Audrey I.; Gibb, Jenny (Robert Gordon University, 2015-12-10)
    ADDO, M., STEPHEN, A.I. and GIBB, J. 2015. Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. Presented at Scottish NHS Quality Event, 10 December 2015, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, UK. Aberdeen: RGU.
    What are the perspectives of nurses and health care support workers regarding their participation in enhanced observation practices in acute mental health care settings?
  • Black, white and grey: investigating the pathways and inerface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services. 

    Heyman, Inga (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/SIPR_Annual_Report_15.pdf, 2016-04-01)
    HEYMAN, I. 2016. Black, white and grey: investigating the pathways and interface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services. In the Scottish institute for policing research annual report 2015 [online]. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, pages 38-39. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/SIPR_Annual_Report_15.pdf
    People who experience mental health distress (PWEMHD) often come to the attention of police through direct contact when help seeking or through concern by others in the community. Frequently officers are required to seek ...
  • Is referral of postsurgical colorectal cancer survivors to cardiac rehabilitation feasible and acceptable? A pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial with embedded qualitative study. 

    Hubbard, Gill; Adams, Richard; Campbell, Anna; Kidd, Lisa; Leslie, Stephen J.; Munro, Julie; Watson, Angus (BMJ https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009284, 2016-01-04)
    HUBBARD, G., ADAMS, R., CAMPBELL, A., KIDD, L., LESLIE, S.J., MUNRO, J. and WATSON, A. 2016. Is referral of postsurgical colorectal cancer survivors to cardiac rehabilitation feasible and acceptable? A pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial with embedded qualitative study. BMJ Open [online], 6(1), e009284. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009284
    Objectives: (1) Assess whether cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a feasible and acceptable model of rehabilitation for postsurgical colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors, (2) evaluate trial procedures. This article reports the ...

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