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  • Clinical pharmacy practice in the care of chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review. 

    Al Raiisi, Fatama; Stewart, Derek C.; Fernandez-Llimos, Fernando; Salgado, Teresa M.; Mohamed, Moustafa Fahmy; Cunningham, Scott (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00816-4, 2019-04-09)
    AL RAIISI, F., STEWART, D., FERNANDEZ-LLIMOS, F., SALGADO, T., MOHAMED, M.F. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2019. Clinical pharmacy practice in the care of chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00816-4
    Background: Clinical pharmacy services have potential to contribute significantly to the multidisciplinary team providing safe, effective and economic care for patients. Given recent practice developments (e.g. polypharmacy ...
  • Supporting the district nurse to consolidate advanced clinical skills. 

    Bain, Heather; Moggach, Alison (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.4.153, 2019-04-10)
    BAIN, H. and MOGGACH, A. 2019. Supporting the district nurse to consolidate advanced clinical skills. British journal of community nursing [online], 24(4), page 153. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.4.153
    Despite evidence that district nursing is valued by the population it serves and that the policy agenda supports healthcare at home, it is well recognised that the district nursing service in some areas is in crisis. It ...
  • Effectiveness of high fidelity simulation versus low fidelity simulation on practical/clinical skill development in pre-registration physiotherapy students: a systematic review. 

    Roberts, Fiona; Cooper, Kay (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003931, 2019-04-15)
    ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. 2019. Effectiveness of high fidelity simulation versus low fidelity simulation on practical/clinical skill development in pre-registration physiotherapy students: a systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003931
    Objective: The objective of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of high fidelity simulation (HFS) versus low fidelity simulation (LFS) on practical/clinical skill development in pre-registration physiotherapy ...
  • Using next-generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine ‘nemabiome’. 

    Mitchell, Catriona J.; O'Sullivan, Catherine M.; Pinloche, Eric; Wilkinson, Toby; Morphew, Russell M.; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1, 2019-04-03)
    MITCHELL, C.J., O'SULLIVAN, C.M., PINLOCHE, E., WILKINSON, T., MORPHEW, R.M. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2019. Using next generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine 'nemabiome'. Journal of equine science [online], 30(1), pages 1-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1
    Next generation sequencing of DNA from nematode eggs has been utilised to give the first account of the equine ‘nemabiome’. In all equine faecal samples investigated, multiple species of Strongylidae were detected; ranging ...
  • Changes in diet following a cancer diagnosis in Scotland. 

    Masson, Lindsey F.; Verra, Dimitra; Cumming, Hollie; Cameron, Hayleigh; Robinson, Emily (2017-12-06)
    MASSON, L.F., VERRA, D., CUMMING, H., CAMERON, H. and ROBINSON, E. 2017. Changes in diet following a cancer diagnosis in Scotland. Presented at the 2017 Nutrition Society winter meeting: diet, nutrition and the changing face of cancer survivorship, 5-6 December 2017, London, UK.
    Cancer survival has improved in Scotland from an age-standardised relative survival at five years of 39.6 % in 1987–1991 to 59.3 % in 2007–2011 in men and women aged 15–74 years. However, long-term cancer survival is ...
  • Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time? 

    Barton, Karen Louise; Masson, Lindsey F.; Wrieden, Wendy Louise; Anderson, Annie S.; Sherriff, Andrea; Armstrong, Julie (2018-03-27)
    BARTON, K.L., MASSON, L.F., WRIEDEN, W.L., ANDERSON, A.S., SHERRIFF, A. and ARMSTRONG, J.A. 2018. Has the contribution of selected foods to intakes of energy, fat, saturated fat and sugar changed over time? Presented at the 2018 Nutrition Society spring conference: nutrient-nutrient interaction, 26-27 March 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Progress towards the Scottish Dietary goals has been monitored since 2001, principally using Scottish food purchase data collected annually by the Office for National Statistics. Since national and global food supplies are ...
  • Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning. 

    Masson, Lindsey F.; Copperstone, Claire
    MASSON, L.F. and COPPERSTONE, C. [2019]. Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning. Malta journal of health sciences [online], (accepted).
    Scotland and Malta share a high prevalence of overweight and obesity: around two-thirds of adults are overweight (including obese), and one-third are obese. Reducing this burden of overweight and obesity is a priority for ...
  • Herbal medicinal product use during pregnancy and the postnatal period: a systematic review. 

    Muñoz Balbontin, Yolanda; Stewart, Derek C.; Shetty, Ashalatha; Fitton, Catherine M.; McLay, James S. (Wolters Kluwer Health https://doi.org/10.1097/aog.0000000000003217, 2019-04-05)
    MUÑOZ BALBONTIN, Y., STEWART, D., SHETTY, A., FITTON, C.A. and MCLAY, J.S. 2019. Herbal medicinal product use during pregnancy and the postnatal period: a systematic review. Obstetrics and gynecology [online], Ahead-of-Print. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/aog.0000000000003217
    OBJECTIVE: To report the incidence and nature of herbal medicinal products’ adverse events and herb–drug interactions used by some pregnant and postnatal women. DATA SOURCES: The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database, ...
  • Head and trunk kinematics and kinetics in normal and cerebral palsy gait: a systematic review. 

    Hazari, Animesh; Agouris, Ioannis; Wakode, Pallavi S.; Jadhav, Radhika A.; Sharma, Namrata; Jena, Sonali; Sharma, Mahesh (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/21679169.2019.1573919, 2019-02-19)
    HAZARI, A., AGOURIS, I., WAKODE, P.S., JADHAV, R.A., SHARMA, N., JENA, S. and SHARMA, M. 2019. Head and trunk kinematics and kinetics in normal and cerebral palsy gait: a systematic review. European journal of physiotherapy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21679169.2019.1573919
    Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neuromuscular disability characterised by a persistent disorder of movement and posture due to a non-progressive lesion in a developing brain. In children with CP, gait is compromised ...
  • A nurse researcher's guide to reflexive interviewing. 

    Lear, Holly; Eboh, Winifred O.; Diack, Lesley (RCNi https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2018.e1550, 2018-03-16)
    LEAR, H., EBOH, W. and DIACK, L. 2018. A nurse researcher's guide to reflexive interviewing. Nurse researcher [online], 25(4), pages 35-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2018.e1550
    Background: In a wider doctoral study related to unfavourable experiences of nursing students studying abroad, the researcher undertook a reflexive interview to reduce the potential for bias. Aim: To discuss a method for ...
  • Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: novel multi-targeted scaffold ligands against Alzheimer’s disease. 

    Scipioni, Matteo; Kay, Graeme; Megson, Ian; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Royal Society of Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1039/c9md00048h, 2019-04-08)
    SCIPIONI, M., KAY, G., MEGSON, I.L. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2019. Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: novel multi-targeted scaffold ligands against Alzheimer’s disease. MedChemComm [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/C9MD00048H
    Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia worldwide, normally affecting people aged over 65. Due to the multifactorial nature of this disease, a “multi-target-directed ligands” (MTDLs) approach for the ...
  • Stereoisomeric profiling of chiral pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewaters and the receiving environment: a catchment-scale and a laboratory study. 

    Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Petrie, Bruce; Lopardo, Luigi; Proctor, Kathryn; Rice, Jack; Youdan, Jane; Barden, Ruth; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.050, 2019-04-11)
    CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., PETRIE, B., LOPARDO, L., PROCTOR, K., RICE, J., YOUDAN, J., BARDEN, R. and KASPRZYK-HORDON, B. 2019. Stereoisomeric profiling of chiral pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewaters and the receiving environment: a catchment-scale and a laboratory study. Environment international [online], 127, pages 558-572. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.050
    Chiral pharmaceutically active compounds (cPACs) are not currently governed by environmental regulation yet are expected to be in the future. As cPACs can exert stereospecific toxicity in the aquatic environment, it is ...
  • Characterisation of the effect of day length, and associated differences in dietary intake, on the gut microbiota of Soay sheep. 

    Thomas, Nadine A.; Olvera-Ramirez, Andrea Margarita; Abecia, Leticia; Adam, Clare L.; Edwards, Joan E.; Cox, Georgina F.; Findlay, Patricia A.; Destables, Elodie; Wood, Tracy A.; McEwan, Neil R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-019-01652-w, 2019-04-09)
    THOMAS, N.A., OLVERA-RAMIREZ, A.M., ABECIA, L., ADAM, C.L., EDWARDS, J.E., COX, G.F., FINDLAY, P.A., DESTABLES, E., WOOD, T.A. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2019. Characterisation of the effect of day length, and associated differences in dietary intake, on the gut microbiota of Soay sheep. Archives of microbiology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-019-01652-w
    Differences in the rumen bacterial community have been previously reported for Soay sheep housed under different day length conditions. This study extends this previous investigation to other organs of the digestive tract, ...
  • Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative Inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences. 

    Watkins, Sarah; Murphy, Fiona; Kennedy, Catriona; Dewar, Belinda; Graham, Margaret (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14854, 2019-04-04)
    WATKINS, S., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C., DEWAR, B. and GRAHAM, M. 2019. Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences. Journal of clinical nursing [online], Accepted Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14854
    Aims and objectives: To generate insights about what matters and is valued by family members of older people with dementia in the Emergency Department. To explore the experiences of emergency nurses looking after older ...
  • Self-reductive synthesis of MXene/Na0.55Mn1.4Ti0.6O4 hybrids for high-performance symmetric lithium ion batteries. 

    Zou, Guodong; Ge, Bingcheng; Zhang, Hao; Zhang, Qingrui; Fernandez, Carlos; Li, Wen; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (Royal Society of Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ta00744j, 2019-02-26)
    ZOU, G., GE, B., ZHANG, H., ZHANG, Q., FERNANDEZ, C., LI, W., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2019. Self-reductive synthesis of MXene/Na0.55Mn1.4Ti0.6O4 hybrids for high-performance symmetric lithium ion batteries. Journal of materials chemistry A [online], 7(13), pages 7516-7525. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ta00744j
    Increasing environmental problems and energy challenges have created an urgent demand for the development of green and efficient energy-storage systems. The search for new materials that could improve the performance of ...
  • Enhancing post-disaster resilience by ‘building back greener’: evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. 

    Mabon, Leslie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.03.013, 2019-04-09)
    MABON, L. 2019. Enhancing post-disaster resilience by ‘building back greener’: evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Landscape and urban planning [online], 187, pages 105-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.03.013
    This research evaluates the contribution of nature-based solutions to urban resilience in post-disaster situations. Post-disaster recovery planning is an opportunity to ‘build back greener’ by fostering ecosystem approaches ...
  • Factors influencing health managers’ acceptance of eHealth services in Saudi Arabia. 

    Alshahrani, Abdullah; Stewart, Derek C.; MacLure, Katie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2018.12.024, 2019-03-08)
    ALSHAHRANI, A., STEWART, D. and MACLURE, K. 2018. Factors influencing health managers’ acceptance of eHealth services in Saudi Arabia. Computer methods and programs in biomedicine [online], 171(Supplement), page 12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2018.12.024 Originally presented at 2018 HIMSS Saudi Arabia conference and exhibition (HISMSS 2018): reimagining healthcare in Saudi Arabia, 10-11 October 2018, Riyadh, SA.
    Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO) refers to the term of Electronic Health (eHealth) as “the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for health”. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) where ...
  • The pedagogy and principles of teaching therapeutic practice with children and young people. 

    Bolger, Janine (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2019.1581122, 2019-04-03)
    BOLGER, J. 2019. The pedagogy and principles of teaching therapeutic practice with children and young people. Journal of teaching in social work [online], 39(2), pages 181-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2019.1581122
    Technical approaches suggesting that systematically produced, generalized, and scientific knowledge are the most solid foundations for practice present significant challenges for the social work profession, in which the ...
  • Advanced and expanded roles in palliative care nursing. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Connolly, Michael (Open University Press https://www.mheducation.co.uk/9780335261628-emea-palliative-care-nursing-principles-and-evidence-for-practice-group, 2018-05-16)
    KENNEDY, C. and CONNOLLY, M. 2018. Advanced and expanded roles in palliative care nursing. In Walshe, C., Preston, N. and Johnston, B. (eds.) Palliative care nursing. 3rd ed. London: Open University Press [online], chapter 14. Available from: https://www.mheducation.co.uk/9780335261628-emea-palliative-care-nursing-principles-and-evidence-for-practice-group
    This chapter explores contemporary issues around advanced practice nursing roles and their contributions to palliative care. Our approach here is to consider advanced practice as a generic term which includes clinical nurse ...
  • Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. 

    Morrison, Clare; MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Hannam, Patricia; Dixon, Lucy; MacRae, Yvonne; Cunningham, Scott; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MORRISON, C., MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., HANNAM, P., DIXON, L., MACRAE, Y., CUNNINGHAM, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Equity of access to healthcare is a strategic priority in Scotland. Purpose: To evaluate the NHS Highland technology-enabled delivery of pharmaceutical care. Methods: A mixed-methods evaluation followed 3 ...