Recent Submissions

  • Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-03-31)
    VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S.M. 2018. Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. Journal of personal injury law [online], 1, pages 16-22. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Considers how the legislative framework governing pharmaceuticals can have an impact on patient safety. Discusses key aspects of the healthcare system, the characteristics of a high reliability organisation (HRO), and the ...
  • Discursive constructions of professional identity in policy and regulatory discourse. 

    Fealy, Gerard; Hegarty, Josephine-Mary; McNamara, Martin; Casey, Mary; O'Leary, Denise; Kennedy, Catriona; O'Reilly, Pauline; O'Connell, Rhona; Brady, Anne-Marie; Nicholson, Emma
    FEALY, G., HEGARTY, J.-M., MCNAMARA, M., CASEY, M., O'LEARY, D., KENNEDY, C., O'REILLY, P., O'CONNELL, R., BRADY, A.-M. and NICHOLSON, E. [2018]. Discursive constructions of professional identity in policy and regulatory discourse. Journal of advanced nursing [online], (accepted).
    Aim. To examine and describe disciplinary discourses conducted through professional policy and regulatory documents within nursing and midwifery in Ireland. Background. A key tenet of discourse theory is that group identities ...
  • A UK perspective on human factors and patient safety education in pharmacy curricula. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6184, 2018-04-16)
    VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. A UK perspective on human factors and patient safety education in pharmacy curricula. American journal of pharmaceutical education [online], 82(3), article 6184. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6184
    Objective: - To take a systematic approach to exploring patient safety teaching in health care curricula, particularly in relation to how educators ensure students achieve patient safety competencies. Findings: - There is ...
  • The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

    Dube, Nkosiyazi; Harms Smith, Linda (Unisa Press https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/1350, 2016-04-30)
    DUBE, N. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2016. The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. Southern African journal of social work and social development [online], 28(1), pages 53-68. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/1350
    There is a dilemma regarding HIV/AIDS disclosure to children born and living with HIV/AIDS in residential settings. Since the advent and accessibility of Anti-Retroviral Therapy, most children born HIV positive live longer ...
  • Public domain or private data? Developing an ethical approach to social media research in an inter-disciplinary project. 

    Stevens, Gemma; O'Donnell, Victoria L.; Williams, Lynn (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2015.1024010, 2015-04-14)
    STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2015. Public domain or private data? Developing an ethical approach to social media research in an inter-disciplinary project. Educational research and evaluation [online], 21(2), pages 154-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2015.1024010
    This paper discusses the ethical issues faced in undertaking research about the role of learning in the subjective experience of chronic illness, where data were taken from social media. Drawing on psychology and education, ...
  • Nano-selenium and its nanomedicine applications: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Skalickova, Sylvie; Fernandez, Carlos; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Peng, Qiuming; Baron, Mojmir; Melcova, Magdalena; Opatrilova, Radka; Zidkova, Jarmila; Bjørklund, Geir; Sochor, Jiri; Kizek, Rene (Dove Medical Press https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S157541, 2018-04-10)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., SKALICKOVA, S., FERNANDEZ, C., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., PENG, Q., BARON, M., MELCOVA, M., OPATRILOVA, R., ZIDKOVA, J., BJORKLUND, G., SOCHOR, J. and KIZEK, R. 2018. Nano-selenium and its nanomedicine applications: a critical review. International journal of nanomedicine [online], 13, pages 2107-2128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S157541.
    Traditional supplements of selenium generally have a low degree of absorption and increased toxicity. Therefore, it is imperative to develop innovative systems as transporters of selenium compounds, which would raise the ...
  • Twelve tips for embedding human factors and ergonomics principles in healthcare education. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue; Bowie, Paul
    VOSPER, H., HIGNETT, S. and BOWIE, P. 2018. Twelve tips for embedding human factors and ergonomics principles in healthcare education. Medical teacher [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159x.2017.1387240
    Safety and improvement efforts in healthcare education and practice are often limited by inadequate attention to human factors/ergonomics (HFE) principles and methods. Integration of HFE theory and approaches within ...
  • What should social work learn from 'the fire of social movements that burns at the heart of the society'? 

    Harms Smith, Linda (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14226342177835, 2015-03-01)
    SMITH, L.H. 2015. What should social work learn from 'the fire of social movements that burns at the heart of the society'? Critical and radical social work [online], 3(1), pages 19-34. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14226342177835
    That social work should be 'on the side of the poor and the oppressed' in the context of the ubiquitous and increasingly pernicious consequences of global neoliberal capitalism, demands a differently engaged practice ...
  • Sophisticated construction of binary PdPb alloy nanocubes as robust electrocatalysts toward ethylene glycol and glycerol oxidation. 

    Xu, Hui; Song, Pingping; Fernandez, Carlos; Wang, Jin; Zhu, Mingshan; Shiraishi, Yukihide; Du, Yukou (American Chemical Society https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b00532, 2018-03-28)
    XU, H., SONG, P., FERNANDEZ, C., WANG, J., ZHU, M., SHIRAISHI, Y. and DU, Y. 2018. Sophisticated construction of binary PdPb alloy nanocubes as robust electrocatalysts toward ethylene glycol and glycerol oxidation. ACS applied materials and interfaces [online], Just Accepted Manuscripts. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b00532.
    The design of nanocatalysts by controlling pore size and particle characteristics is crucial to enhance the selectivity and activity of the catalysts. Thus, we have successfully demonstrated the synthesis of binary PdPb ...
  • Cell lysis and detoxification of cyanotoxins using a novel combination of microbubble generation and plasma microreactor technology for ozonation. 

    Pandhal, Jagroop; Siswanto, Anggun; Kuvshinov, Dmitriy; Zimmerman, William B.; Lawton, Linda A.; Edwards, Christine (Frontiers Media https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00678, 2018-04-05)
    PANDHAL, J., SISWANTO, A., KUVSHINOV, D., ZIMMERMAN, W.B., LAWTON, L. and EDWARDS, C. 2018. Cell lysis and detoxification of cyanotoxins using a novel combination of microbubble generation and plasma microreactor technology for ozonation. Frontiers in microbiology [online], 9, article ID 678. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00678.
    There has been a steady rise in the incidences of algal blooms globally, and worryingly, there is increasing evidence that changes in the global climate are leading to a shift toward cyanobacterial blooms. Many cyanobacterial ...
  • Influenza C in Lancaster, UK, in the winter of 2014–2015. 

    Atkinson, Kate V.; Bishop, Lisa A.; Rhodes, Glenn; Salez, Nicolas; McEwan, Neil R.; Hegarty, Matthew J.; Robey, Julie; Harding, Nicola; Wetherell, Simon; Lauder, Robert M.; Pickup, Roger W.; Wilkinson, Mark; Gatherer, Derek (Nature Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1038/srep46578, 2017-04-13)
    ATKINSON, K.V., BISHOP, L.A., RHODES, G., SALEZ, N., MCEWAN, N.R., HEGARTY, M.J., ROBEY, J., HARDING, N., WETHERELL, S., LAUDER, R.M., PICKUP, R.W., WILKINSON, M. and GATHERER, D. 2017. Influenza C in Lancaster, UK, in the winter of 2014–2015. Scientific reports [online], 13, article ID 46578. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/srep46578
    Influenza C is not included in the annual seasonal influenza vaccine, and has historically been regarded as a minor respiratory pathogen. However, recent work has highlighted its potential role as a cause of pneumonia in ...
  • 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., PALLIVALAPILA, A. 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., PALLIVALAPILA, A. 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 ...
  • Re-interpreting the umma: Islamic nationalism and transnationalism. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452, 2008-10-30)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2009. Re-interpreting the umma: Islamic nationalism and transnationalism. In Vertigans, S., Marron, D. and Sutton, P. Militant Islam : a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences. London: Routledge [online], chapter 3, pages 55-84. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452
    Integral to the resurgence of Islam have been the growing significance of the umma (Islamic 'community') and the perceptions of a global Muslim community or nation. Reasons for these trans-national feelings and loyalties ...
  • Development of Northern Irish Catholic and Palestinian Muslim national identities and the role of common histories. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14152, 2009-12-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2009. Development of Northern Irish Catholic and Palestinian Muslim national identities and the role of common histories. In Elling, L.R. (ed.) Social development. New York: Nova Publishers [online], chapter 2, pages 51-86. Available from: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14152
    In this paper, comparative analysis of the processes behind the social development of Catholic and Muslim nationalist identities in Northern Ireland and the Palestinian territories respectively is undertaken. This is ...

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