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  • Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. 

    Cooper, Kay; Jehu, Llinos Mary; Klein, Susan; Smith, Blair H.; Schofield, Patricia (Elsevier https://doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001, 2017-07-13)
    COOPER, K., JEHU, L.M., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and SCHOFIELD, P. 2017. Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. Physiotherapy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001
    Objective - To determine the feasibility and acceptability of a training programme for peer volunteers to support older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) following discharge from physiotherapy. Design - Feasibility ...
  • 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. 2017. Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice. Women and birth [online], In Press. 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 ...
  • Support for healthy breastfeeding mothers with healthy term babies. 

    McFadden, Alison; Gavine, Anna; Renfrew, Mary J.; Wade, Angela; Buchanan, Phyll; Taylor, Jane L.; Veitch, Emma; Rennie, Anne Marie; Crowther, Susan; Neiman, Sara; MacGillivray, Stephen (Cochrane Collaboration https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD001141.pub5, 2017-02-28)
    MCFADDEN, A., GAVINE, A., RENFREW, M.J., WADE, A., BUCHANAN, P., TAYLOR, J.L., VEITCH, E., RENNIE, A.M., CROWTHER, S.A., NEIMAN, S. and MACGILLIVRAY, S. 2017. Support for healthy breastfeeding mothers with healthy term babies. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 2, article number CD001141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD001141.pub5
    Background There is extensive evidence of important health risks for infants and mothers related to not breastfeeding. In 2003, the World Health Organization recommended that infants be breastfed exclusively until six ...
  • Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Sheach Leith, Valerie; Macduff, Colin; Christie, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547, 2016-01-06)
    STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547
    When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem ...
  • From policy towards pharmacy practice: a review of the intended use of ehealth in pharmacy in Scotland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2017.07.004, 2017-07-12)
    MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2017. From policy towards pharmacy practice: a review of the intended use of ehealth in pharmacy in Scotland. Health policy and technology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2017.07.004
    Background Policy-driven ehealth underpins the delivery of healthcare in which pharmacy practice plays an increasingly integral role. As health is a devolved matter within the UK, responsibility for policy development and ...
  • Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review. 

    Denham, Sara Helen; Humphrey, Tracy; Taylor, Ruth (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1374-9, 2017-06-21)
    DENHAM, S., HUMPHREY, T. and TAYLOR, R. 2017. Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review. BMC pregnancy and childbirth [online], 17, article 198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1374-9
    Background: Women in Scotland with uncomplicated pregnancies are encouraged by professional bodies and national guidelines to access community based models of midwife-led care for their labour and birth. The evidence base ...
  • Continuing professional development (CPD) in radiography: a collaborative European meta-ethnography literature review. 

    Wareing, Amy; Buissink, C.; Harper, D.; Gellert Olesen, M.; Soto, M.; Braico, S.; Van Laer, P.; Gremion, I.; Rainford, L. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.05.016, 2017-06-16)
    WAREING, A., BUISSINK, C., HARPER, D., GELLERT OLESEN, M., SOTO, M., BRAICO, S., VAN LAER, P., GREMION, I. and RAINFORD, L. 2017. Continuing professional development (CPD) in radiography: a collaborative European meta-ethnography literature review. Radiography [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.05.016
    Objectives: The aim of the study was to complete a collaborative review of Radiography continuing professional development (CPD) research material to support the production of European Federation of Radiographer Societies ...
  • The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example. 

    Yuill, Chris
    YUILL, C. 2017. The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example. Social theory and health [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41285-017-0038-1
    Abduction as a form of inference is recommended as a means of analysis within theory-driven research. Its capacity to provide creative (re)interpretations of data that add to a theory allowing it to become a growing dynamic ...
  • A qualitative case study of ehealth and digital literacy experiences of pharmacy staff. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.07.001, 2017-07-03)
    MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2017. A qualitative case study of ehealth and digital literacy experiences of pharmacy staff. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.07.001
    Background - eHealth's many forms are benchmarked by the World Health Organization. Scotland is considered an advanced adopter of ehealth. The third global survey on ehealth includes pharmacy-related ehealth indicators. ...
  • A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities. 

    Woods, Ruth; Masthoff, Judith (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.06.002, 2017-06-23)
    WOODS, R. and MASTHOFF, J. 2017. A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities. Transportation research, part A: policy and practice [online], 103, pages 211-222. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.06.002
    Private car use in large cities causes congestion and pollution, and should be reduced. Previous research has shown that private cars are preferred over public transport, but it is not known whether that preference holds ...
  • The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community. 

    Woods, Ruth (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12194, 2017-07-19)
    WOODS, R. 2017. The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community. British journal of development psychology, Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12194
    Ethnic constancy, the belief that a person cannot change ethnicity, is an important component of ethnic essentialism, the conviction that members of ethnic groups share an immutable underlying essence. Most children in ...
  • Revalorisation of rapeseed pomace extracts: an in vitro study into its anti-oxidant and DNA protective properties. 

    Pohl, Franziska; Goua, Marie; Bermano, Giovanna; Russell, Wendy R.; Scobbie, Lorraine; Maciel, Patricia; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.06.129, 2017-06-23)
    POHL, F., GOUA, M., BERMANO, G., RUSSELL, W.R., SCOBBIE, L., MACIEL, P. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2018. Revalorisation of rapeseed pomace extracts: an in vitro study into its anti-oxidant and DNA protective properties. Food chemistry [online], 239, pages 323-332. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.06.129
    Rapeseed pomace (RSP) is a waste product obtained after edible oil production from Brassica napus. Analysis of ubiquitous secondary metabolites in RSP samples (two breeds, harvested in 2012/2014 respectively from North ...
  • Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Cooper, Kay; Hancock, Elizabeth (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.023, 2017-06-21)
    SWINTON, P.A., COOPER, K., HANCOCK, E. 2017. Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review. Preventive medicine [online], 101, pages 204-212. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.023
    Evaluate the effectiveness of workplace interventions to improve sitting posture of workers that spend long periods of time seated at a visual display terminal. A systematic review of randomised controlled trials, ...
  • What supports hospital pharmacist prescribing in Scotland? A mixed methods, exploratory sequential study. 

    Fisher, Julie; Kinnear, Moira; Reid, Fiona; Souter, Caroline; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.06.007, 2017-06-17)
    FISHER, J., KINNEAR, M., REID, F., SOUTER, C. and STEWART, D. 2017. What supports hospital pharmacist prescribing in Scotland? A mixed methods, exploratory sequential study. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.06.007
    While approximately half of all qualified hospital pharmacist independent prescribers (PIPs) in Scotland are active prescribers, there are major differences in prescribing activity across geographical areas. This study ...
  • Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications. 

    Counter, David; Stewart, Derek C.; MacLeod, Joan; McLay, James S. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13220, 2017-01-31)
    COUNTER, D., STEWART, D., MACLEOD, J. and MCLAY, J.S. 2017. Multicompartment compliance aids in the community: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 83(7), pages 1515-1520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13220
    Aims To assess the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) use in a population of community-based multicompartment compliance aid (MCA) users in north-east Scotland. Methods Data for MCAs dispensed ...
  • Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme. 

    Stewart, Laura; Dolan, Eimear; Carver, Phil; Swinton, Paul Alan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2017.04.023, 2017-06-13)
    STEWART, L., DOLAN, E., CARVER, P. and SWINTON, P.A. 2017. Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme. Public health [online], 150, pages 26-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2017.04.023
    Objectives - To investigate the effects of an exercise referral scheme (ERS) aligned to the UK best practice guidelines on a range of outcomes including those associated with key health concerns of the Scottish population. ...
  • Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kita, Jun; Xue, Ziqiu (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015, 2017-06-20)
    MABON, L., KITA, J. and XUE, Z. 2017. Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. Marine policy [online], 83, pages 243-251. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015
    This paper assesses challenges for social impact assessment (SIA) for coastal and offshore infrastructure projects, using the case study of the Tomakomai Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Demonstration Project in Hokkaido, ...
  • To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Lee, Siew Hwa (BREAST CANCER CARE, 2017-04-30)
    KENNEDY, C. and LEE, S.H. 2017. To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema. Nursing network news [online], 23, pages 20-21. Available from: https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/member-resources/nursing-network-news
    This is a summary of a Cochrane review of Ezzo J, Manheimer E, McNeely ML, Howell DM, Weiss R, Johansson KI, Bao T, Bily L, Tuppo CM, Williams AF, Karadibak D. Manual lymphatic drainage for lymphedema following breast ...
  • Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? 

    Wardlaw, Douglas (ISASS https://doi.org/10.14444/3044, 2016-12-31)
    WARDLAW, D. 2017. Sciatica caused by disc herniation: why is chymopapain chemonucleolysis denied to our patients? International journal of spine surgery [online], 10, Article No. 44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14444/3044
    Background - This study was undertaken to assess the long term outcome on the quality of life of patients with sciatica following treatment with chemonucleolysis, and to assess the complications. Methods - This is a ...
  • Cellulose II as bioethanol feedstock and its advantages over native cellulose. 

    Nagarajan, Sanjay; Skillen, Nathan; Irvine, John T. S.; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.03.118, 2017-04-12)
    NAGARAJAN, S., SKILLEN, N.C., IRVINE, J.T.S, LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K. 2017. Cellulose II as bioethanol feedstock and its advantages over native cellulose. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews [online], 77, pages 182-192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.03.118
    Alternative renewable energy must emerge to sustainably meet the energy demands of the present and future. Current alternatives to fossil fuels are electricity from solar, wind and tidal energies and biofuels. Biofuels, ...

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