Recent Submissions

  • '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 ...
  • Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. 

    Harper-McDonald, Bruce; Baguley, Fiona (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544, 2018-11-06)
    HARPER-MCDONALD, B. and BAGULEY, F. 2018. Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. British journal of community nursing [online], 23(11), pages 544-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544
    This systematic literature review aims to identify and appraise current evidence to establish if caseload profiling (CP) provides a strategy to support district nurses to evidence and manage increasingly complex caseloads. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. 

    Gibbons-Wood, David; Stevenson, Anne; Smith, Steve; Williams, Hector (Robert Gordon University, 2018-05-02)
    GIBBONS-WOOD, D., STEVENSON, A., SMITH, S. and WILLIAMS, H. 2018. Review of 3 and 3 rotation in operation. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This survey was commissioned by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA), working in conjunction with the recognised Trade Unions and ACAS. These together form the Joint Working Party (JWP) which provided guidance during ...
  • Human rights in mental health. 

    Macpherson, Scott; Warrender, Dan (Routledge http://www.routledge.com/9781138672499, 2017-05-03)
    MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D. 2017. Human rights in mental health. In Cooper, D.B. (ed.) Ethics in mental health - substance use. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 13. Available from: http://www.routledge.com/9781138672499
    Human Rights are the fundamental rights and freedoms that belong to everyone, everywhere throughout their lifespan, by virtue of being human. They apply regardless of a person’s thoughts, beliefs or behaviours and cannot ...
  • A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Nabi, Ghulam
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and NABI, G. [2018]. A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers. European journal of oncology nursing [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: Men with metastatic prostate cancer experience high levels of unmet supportive care needs in current healthcare delivery. We set out to determine the effectiveness of a multimodality supportive care (ThriverCare) ...
  • Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. 

    Warrender, Dan; Macpherson, Scott (CRC Press https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822, 2018-09-04)
    WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2018. Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: CRC Press [online], chapter 23, pages 324-337. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822
    The causation of mental health problems remains burdened with an uncertainty which freely allows a variety of assertions to be made (Pilgrim 2014). It is therefore crucial, in this arena of confusion, that some sense be ...
  • Human rights. 

    Macpherson, Scott; Warrender, Dan (CRC Press https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822, 2018-09-04)
    MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D. 2018. Human rights. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: CRC Press [online], chapter 8, pages 91-109. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822
    Human Rights are the fundamental rights and freedoms that belong to everyone, everywhere throughout their lifespan, by virtue of being human. They apply regardless of a person’s thoughts, beliefs or behaviours and cannot ...
  • Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. 

    Crowe, Helen; Howard, Nicholas; Pillay, Brindha; Xiberras, Peter; Primeau, Charlotte; Paterson, Catherine (ICMS Pty Ltd (Orginisers), 2018-08-22)
    CROWE, H., HOWARD, N., PILLAY, B., XIBERRAS, P., PRIMEAU, C. and PATERSON, C. 2018. Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the 19th Asia-Pacific prostate cancer conference: together in discovery and care, 22-25 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia.
    Objective: To evaluate the self-reported, unmet supportive care needs of men on hormone therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer and to determine the levels of distress experienced by these patients. Methods: Patients with locally ...
  • Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder. 

    Warrender, Dan; Macpherson, Scott (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjmh.2018.7.4.173, 2018-07-31)
    WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2018. Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder. British journal of mental health nursing [online], 7(4), pages 173-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjmh.2018.7.4.173
    The high prevalence of people with personality disorders in mental health settings suggests that there should be a dedicated focus on this area within pre-registration mental health nursing. People with personality disorder ...
  • Strengthening maternity service user involvement in midwifery clinical skills education through co-design of a mobile app. 

    Gibb, Fiona (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2018-04-01)
    GIBB, F. 2018. Strengthening maternity service user involvement in midwifery clinical skills education through co-design of a mobile app. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Background: Service user involvement in education has become fundamental in professional, statutory and regulatory bodies responsible for the education of health and social care professionals. Where there are various ...
  • Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar. 

    El-Awaisi, Alla; El-Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Diack, Lesley (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0686-9, 2018-07-26)
    EL-AWAISI, A., EL HAJJ, M.S., JOSEPH, S. and DIACK, L. 2018. Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 40(5), pages 1388-1401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0686-9
    Background: Healthcare is provided by a variety of different professionals, including pharmacists who are integral members of the team, and all are expected to work collaboratively to provide quality care. Little is known ...
  • Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study. 

    El-Awaisi, Alla; El Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Diack, Lesley (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1498466, 2018-07-27)
    EL-AWAISI, A., EL HAJJ, M.S., JOSEPH, S. and DIACK, L. 2018. Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study. Journal of interprofessional care [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1498466
    In an IPE environment, students are expected to have better understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and contribution of other health care professions to enhance interprofessional working and collaboration with an end ...
  • Carbon nanomaterials for targeted cancer therapy drugs: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Fernandez, Carlos; Peng, Qiuming; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.201800038, 2018-08-29)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., PENG, Q., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. 2018. Carbon nanomaterials for targeted cancer therapy drugs: a critical review. The chemical record [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.201800038
    Cancer represents one of the main causes of human death in developed countries. Most current therapies, unfortunately, carry a number of side effects, such as toxicity and damage to healthy cells, as well as the risk of ...
  • Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. 

    Luiking, Marie-Louise; Heckemann, Birgit; Ali, Parveen; Dekker van Doorn, Connie; Ghosh, Sumana; Kydd, Angela; Watson, Roger; Patel, Harshida
    LUIKING, M.-L., HECKEMANN, B., ALI, P., DEKKER VAN DOOM, C., GHOSH, S., KYDD, A., WATSON, R. and PATEL, H. 2018. Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. Journal of nursing scholarship [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12442
    Purpose: Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. This unprecedented mass migration impacts on healthcare in host countries. This paper explores and synthesizes literature on the healthcare ...
  • Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care. 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Dreischulte, Tobias; Treweek, Shaun; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-154, 2012-08-28)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T., TREWEEK, S. and GUTHRIE, B. 2012. Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care. Trials [online], 13, article 154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-154
    Background: Trials of complex interventions are criticized for being 'black box', so the UK Medical Research Council recommends carrying out a process evaluation to explain the trial findings. We believe it is good practice ...
  • 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 new waist-to-height ratio predicts abdominal adiposity in adults. 

    Nevill, Alan M.; Stewart, Arthur D.; Olds, Tim; Duncan, Michael J. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15438627.2018.1502183, 2018-07-25)
    NEVILL, A.M., STEWART, A.D., OLDS, T. and DUNCAN, M.J. 2018. A new waist-to-height ratio predicts abdominal adiposity in adults. Research in sports medicine [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15438627.2018.1502183
    Our aim was to identify the best anthropometric index associated with waist adiposity. The six weight-status indices included body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), waist-to-height ratio (WHTR), and a new ...
  • Ageism in the third age. 

    Kydd, Angela; Flemming, Anne; Gardner, Sue; Hafford-Letchfield, Trish (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8, 2018-05-23)
    KYDD, A., FLEMING, A., GARDNER, S and HAFFORD-LETCHFIELD, T. 2018. Ageism in the third age. In Ayalon, L. and Tesch-Römer, C. (eds.) Contemporary perspectives on ageism. International perspectives on aging, 19. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 8, pages 115-130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8
    In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma and greater recognition of the worth of older ...
  • Health policy and its unintended consequences for midwife-woman partnerships: is normal pregnancy at risk when the BMI measure is used? 

    Knox, Susan; Crowther, Susan; McAra-Couper, Judith; Gilkison, Andrea (New Zealand College of Midwives https://doi.org/10.12784/nzcomjnl54.2018.4.30-37, 2018-10-04)
    KNOX, S., CROWTHER, S., MCARA-COUPER, J. and GILKISON, A. 2018. Health policy and its unintended consequences for midwife-woman partnerships: is normal pregnancy at risk when the BMI measure is used? New Zealand College of Midwives journal [online], 54, pages 30-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12784/nzcomjnl54.2018.4.30-37
    Background: Little attention has been paid to understanding the unintended consequences of health policy for midwife-woman partnerships. The measure of Body Mass Index (BMI) is one such policy example which has become ...

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