Recent Submissions

  • The significance of interfamilial relationships on birth preparedness and complication readiness in Pakistan. 

    Ghani, Usman; Crowther, Susan; Kamal, Yasir; Wahab, Muhammad (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.03.005, 2018-03-30)
    GHANI, U., CROWTHER, S., KAMAL, Y. and WAHAB, M. 2018. The significance of interfamilial relationships on birth preparedness and complication readiness in Pakistan. Women and birth [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.03.005
    Background: - In the interests of improving maternal health care and survival, the issue of birth preparedness and complication readiness has been much debated and has remained a priority for the international health ...
  • Visualisation-centred interventions in the healthcare-associated infections field: an integrative review. 

    Tsattalios, Konstantinos; Macduff, Colin; Stephen, Audrey I.; Henderson, Sarah (Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (Organisers) http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/, 2017-11-20)
    TSATTALIOS, K., MACDUFF, C., STEPHEN, A. and HENDERSON, S. 2017. Visualisation-centred interventions in the healthcare-associated infections field: an integrative review. Presented at the 6th international Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control conference 2017 (ACIPC 2017), 20-22 November 2017, Canberra, Australia. Tasmania: Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control [online]. Available from: http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/program-2017
    Introduction: Within educational and practice based interventions to help address healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), visualisations are often used as contributory or central components. However, these have not yet ...
  • Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network. 

    Macduff, Colin; MacDonald, Alastair; Tsattalios, Konstantinos (Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (Organisers) http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/, 2017-11-20)
    MACDUFF, C., MACDONALD, A. and TSATTALIOS, K. 2017. Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network. Presented at the 6th international Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control conference 2017 (ACIPC 2017), 20-22 November 2017, Canberra, Australia. Tasmania: Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control [online]. Available from: http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/program-2017/
    Introduction: The use and experience of visual images in their many forms is a taken-for-granted aspect of endeavours within infection prevention and control. Contemporary IPC presents both enduring visualisation challenges ...
  • Change in nephrometry scoring in small renal masses (<4cm) on active surveillance: preliminary observations from Tayside Active Surveillance Cohort (TASC) study. 

    Khan, Mohammed Hassan; Zhang, Wanzhe; Paterson, Catherine; Szewczyk-Bieda, Magda; Lang, Stephen; Nabi, Ghulam (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2018.02.001, 2018-03-06)
    KHAN, M.H., ZHANG, W., PATERSON, C., SZEWCZYK-BIEDA, M., LANG, S. and NABI, G. 2018. Change in nephrometry scoring in small renal masses (<4cm) on active surveillance: preliminary observations from Tayside Active Surveillance Cohort (TASC) study. Academic radiology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2018.02.001
    Rationale and Objectives: - Prediction of growth, in particular knowing the possibility of aggressive cancer in small renal masses on active surveillance, remains poorly understood. The study was designed to determine ...
  • Development of a pre-habilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. 

    Paterson, Catherine; Primeau, Charlotte; Pullar, Irene; Nabi, Ghulam
    PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., PULLAR, I. and NABI, G. [2018]. Development of a pre-habilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. Cancer nursing [online], (accepted).
    Background: An important question revolves around when the most opportune time is to introduce recovery-optimizing behaviors for men opting for radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer (PCa). An emerging ...
  • A qualitative study exploring models of supportive care in men and their partners/caregivers affected by metastatic prostate cancer. 

    Primeau, Charlotte; Paterson, Catherine; Nabi, Ghulam (Oncology Nursing Society https://doi.org/10.1188/17.ONF.E241-E249, 2017-10-26)
    PRIMEAU, C., PATERSON, C. and NABI, G. 2017. A qualitative study exploring models of supportive care in men and their partners/caregivers affected by metastatic prostate cancer. Oncology nursing forum [online], 44(6), pages E241-E249. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1188/17.ONF.E241-E249
    Purpose/Objectives: To explore the experiences of patients with metastatic prostate cancer and their partners/caregivers, as well as an interprofessional team, with a nurse-led multimodality supportive care intervention. ...
  • Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. 

    McCulloch, Shona; Robertson, David; Kirkpatrick, Pamela (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616665402, 2016-11-16)
    MCCULLOCH, S., ROBERTSON, D. and KIRKPATRICK, P. 2016. Sustaining people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment in employment: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. British journal of occupational therapy [online], 79(11), pages 682-692. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616665402.
    Introduction The World Health Organization estimates that 10% of the 35.6 million people worldwide with dementia are aged under 65 years. In an ageing workforce this has implications for employers, employees, and statutory ...
  • Service evaluation of relaxation workshops for pregnant women. 

    Tabib, Mo; Crowther, Susan (Springer Publishing Company https://doi.org/10.1891/1058-1243.27.1.10, 2018-03-31)
    TABIB, M. and CROWTHER, S. 2018. Service evaluation of relaxation workshops for pregnant women. Journal of perinatal education [online], 27(1), pages 10-19. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1891/1058-1243.27.1.10
    This article reports a service evaluation of 'antenatal education on physiology of childbirth and relaxation'. A service evaluation was carried out during group class discussion, immediately after the workshops, and following ...
  • Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Donnan, Peter; Grant, Aileen; Hapca, Adrian; McCowan, Colin; Guthrie, Bruce (Massachusetts Medical Society https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955, 2016-03-17)
    DREISCHULTE, T., DONNAN, P., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A., MCCOWAN, C. and GUTHRIE, B. 2016. Safer prescribing: a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives. New England journal of medicine [online], 374, pages 1053-1064. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1508955
    Background: - High-risk prescribing and preventable drug-related complications are common in primary care. We evaluated whether the rates of high-risk prescribing by primary care clinicians and the related clinical outcomes ...
  • Why is so much clinical research ignored and what can we do about it? 

    Grant, Aileen; Treweek, Shaun; Wells, Mary (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/hmed.2016.77.10.554, 2016-10-10)
    GRANT, A., TREWEEK, S. and WELLS, M. 2016. Why is so much clinical research ignored and what can we do about it? British journal of hospital medicine [online], 77(10), pages 554-555. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/hmed.2016.77.10.554
    The key points of this article are 1) Research evidence from clinical trials is not being translated into clinical practice in a timely manner and this represents an enormous waste of resources and missed opportunities. ...
  • Embedding knowledge transfer to increase productivity in school nursing. 

    Forkuo, Anthony Kwaku (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2017.12.10.480, 2017-12-15)
    FORKUO, A.K. 2017. Embedding knowledge transfer to increase productivity in school nursing. British journal of school of nursing [online], 12(10), pages 480-484. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2017.12.10.480
    This article is a discussion paper aimed at school nursing leaders and, importantly, nursing managers and academics who are looking for ways to sustain nursing services. With austerity, there is a compelling demand for ...
  • Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: case study evaluation of adoption and maintenance of a complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. 

    Grant, Aileen; Dreischulte, Tobias; Guthrie, Bruce (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015281, 2017-03-01)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T. and GUTHRIE, B. 2017. Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: case study evaluation of adoption and maintenance of a complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. BMJ open [online], 7(3), article ID e015281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015281
    Objective: - To explore how different practices responded to the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) intervention in terms of their adoption of the work, reorganisation to deliver the intended change in ...
  • Process evaluation of the data-driven quality improvement in primary care (DQIP) trial: active and less active ingredients of a multi-component complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. 

    Grant, Aileen; Dreischulte, Tobias; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0531-2, 2017-01-07)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T. and GUTHRIE, B. 2017. Process evaluation of the data-driven quality improvement in primary care (DQIP) trial: active and less active ingredients of a multi-component complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. Implementation science [online], 12, article ID 4. Available from https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0531-2
    Background: - Two to 4% of emergency hospital admissions are caused by preventable adverse drug events. The estimated costs of such avoidable admissions in England were £530 million in 2015. The data-driven quality improvement ...
  • Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: quantitative examination of variation between practices in recruitment, implementation and effectiveness. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Grant, Aileen; Hapca, Adrian; Guthrie, Bruce (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017133, 2018-01-05)
    DREISCHULTE, T., GRANT, A., HAPCA, A. and GUTHRIE, B. 2018. Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: quantitative examination of variation between practices in recruitment, implementation and effectiveness. BMJ open [online], 8(1), article ID e017133. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017133
    Objectives: - The cluster randomised trial of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) intervention showed that education, informatics and financial incentives for general medical practices to review ...
  • A woman's hand and a lion's heart: Skills and attributes for rural midwifery practice in New Zealand and Scotland. 

    Gilkison, Andrea; Rankin, Jean; Kensington, Mary; Daellenbach, Rea; Davies, Lorna; Deery, Ruth; Crowther, Susan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.12.009, 2017-12-19)
    GILKISON, A., RANKIN, J., KENSINGTON, M., DAELLENBACH, R., DAVIES, L., DEERY, R. and CROWTHER, S. 2018. A woman's hand and a lion's heart: skills and attributes for rural midwifery practice in New Zealand and Scotland. Midwifery [online], 58, pages 109-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.12.009
    Objective:- The complex and challenging nature of rural midwifery is a global issue. New Zealand and Scotland both face similar ongoing challenges in sustaining a rural midwifery workforce, and understanding the best ...
  • Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'. 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Barnard, S.; Macduff, Colin; Moffat, M.; Walker, P.; Diack, Lesley (eSciRes https://doi.org/10.0000/JHSE.1000122, 2017-11-14)
    JOSEPH, S., BARNARD, S., MACDUFF, C., MOFFAT, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2017. Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'. Journal of health science and education [online], 1(3), pages 1-11. Available from: http://escires.com/articles/Health-1-122.pdf
    Purpose: The study aimed to construct narratives of journeys that cancer patients and their families experience and to investigate participants' perceptions of related interagency collaboration spanning any engagements ...
  • A comprehensive systematic review of pharmacy perspectives on interprofessional education and collaborative practice. 

    El-Awaisi, Alla; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; El-Hajj, Maguy; Diack, Lesley (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.11.001, 2017-11-02)
    EL-AWAISI, A., JOSEPH, S., EL-HAJJ, M. and DIACK, L. 2017. A comprehensive systematic review of pharmacy perspectives on interprofessional education and collaborative practice. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.11.001
    Introduction:- Pharmacists are key professionals in the collaborative working process and are integral members of the healthcare team. However, there is paucity of information regarding their perspectives towards ...
  • The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Macduff, Colin; Petrie, Dennis; Tseng, Fu-Min; Schut, Henk; Skår, Silje; Corden, Anne; Birrell, John; Wang, Shaolin; Newsom, Cate; Wilson, Stewart (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2014.920435, 2015-01-28)
    STEPHEN, A.I., MACDUFF, C., PETRIE, D.J., TSENG, F.-M., SCHUT, H., SKAR, S., CORDEN, A., BIRRELL, J., WANG, S., NEWSOM, C. and WILSON, S. 2015. The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland. Death studies [online], 39(3), pages 151-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2014.920435
    Aspects of the socioeconomic costs of bereavement in Scotland were estimated using 3 sets of data. Spousal bereavement was associated with increased mortality and longer hospital stays, with additional annual cost of around ...
  • Challenges in accessing and interviewing participants with severe mental illness. 

    Newman, Daniel; O'Reilly, Pauline; Lee, Siew Hwa; Kennedy, Catriona (RCN Publishing https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2017.e1443, 2017-06-22)
    NEWMAN, D., O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H. and KENNEDY, C. 2017. Challenges in accessing and interviewing participants with severe mental illness. Nurse researcher [online], 25(1), pages 37-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2017.e1443
    Background - Interviews are widely used in qualitative research to collect data. However, little has been written about interviewing people with severe mental illness (SMI). Aim - To report and analyse an experience of ...
  • Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice. 

    Crowther, Susan; Smythe, Liz; Spence, Deb (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.06.019, 2017-07-18)
    CROWTHER, S., SMYTHE, L. and SPENCE, D. 2018. Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice. Women and birth [online], 31(1), pages e59-e66. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.06.019
    Background: Rural midwifery and maternity care is vulnerable due to geographical isolation, staffing recruitment and retention. Highlighting the concerns within rural midwifery is important for safe sustainable service ...

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