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  • An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2004.08.001, 2004-10)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2004. An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. Nurse Education Today, 24 (7), pp. 575-583
    In 1998 the World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe proposed a new type of community based nurse called the family health nurse (FHN). Although it was initially envisaged that 18 European countries would take part in the ...
  • The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. 

    Macduff, Colin (Mark Allen Group http://www.bjcn.co.uk/, 2005)
    MACDUFF, C., 2005. The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. British Journal of Community Nursing, 10 (12), pp. 558-562
    Since 2001 the World Health Organisation Europe Family Health Nurse (FHN) role has been developing in remote and rural areas of Scotland. In 2003 an independent evaluation identified a need for facilitation of the FHN role ...
  • An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2004.05.003, 2005-01)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2005. An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (1), pp. 47-59
    Scotland has led enactment of the new World Health Organisation (Europe) Family Health Nurse (FHN) concept. This paper presents research which evaluated the initial operation and impact of the role in remote and rural ...
  • A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey 

    Macduff, Colin (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2005.05.004, 2006-03)
    MACDUFF, C., 2006. A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43 (3), pp. 345-356
    Background In 1998 the World Health Organisation Europe introduced the Family Health Nurse concept. The envisaged role of this community-based nurse was seen as multi-faceted and included helping individuals, families ...
  • Windows and mirrors: reflections of a module team teaching the arts in nurse education. 

    McKie, Andrew; Adams, Violet; Gass, John P.; Macduff, Colin (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2007.03.002, 2008-05)
    MCKIE, A., ADAMS, V., GASS, J. P. and MACDUFF, C., 2008. Windows and mirrors: reflections of a module team teaching the arts in nurse education. Nurse Education in Practice, 8 (3), pp. 156-164
    This paper draws upon the five-year experience of a group of nursing lecturers involved in planning, delivery and evaluation of a discrete module on the expressive arts within a Bachelor of Nursing course within one ...
  • Editorial: The PhD thesis as a virtual guest house. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02256.x, 2008-09)
    MACDUFF, C., 2008. Editorial: The PhD thesis as a virtual guest house. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17 (18), pp. 2381-2383.
  • An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04937.x, 2009-05)
    MACDUFF, C., 2009. An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (5), pp. 1010-1018.
    Aim. This paper is a report of a study conducted to evaluate product, process and outcome aspects of the dissemination of a nursing PhD thesis via an open-access electronic institutional repository. Background. Despite ...
  • Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care. 

    Lawton, S.; McKie, Andrew (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmh.2009.001909, 2009-12)
    LAWTON, S. and MCKIE, A., 2009. Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care. Medical Humanities, 35 (2), pp. 120-122.
    This case study outlines a staff seminar programme that used art and literature as vehicles to explore personal and professional dimensions of palliative care. Participating staff found the learning experience interesting ...
  • Book review: Johanna Shapiro, The inner world of medical students — listening to their voices in poetry. 

    McKie, Andrew (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09697330100170020705, 2010-03)
    MCKIE, A., 2010. Book review: Johanna Shapiro, The inner world of medical students — listening to their voices in poetry. Nursing Ethics, 17 (2), p. 275.
  • Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care. 

    Kilbride, Lynn; Cox, Marie; Kennedy, Catriona; Lee, Siew Hwa; Grant, Robin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03236.x, 2010-06-14)
    KILBRIDE, L., COX, M., KENNEDY, C.M., LEE, S.H. and GRANT, R. 2010. Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care. Journal of clinical nursing [online], 19(13-14), pages 1767-1783. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03236.x
    If you wish to read an English version of this article please contact Siew Hwa Lee. ...
  • Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. 

    Kirkpatrick, Pamela; Wilson, Ethel; Wimpenny, Peter (The Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. http://joannabriggslibrary.org/index.php/jbisrir/article/view/6, 2012)
    KIRKPATRICK, P., WILSON, E. and WIMPENNY, P., 2012. Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 10 (57), pp. 3649-3763.
    Background- There are an estimated three million people affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the UK with only about 900,000 of these being diagnosed according to the Healthcare Commission, and ...
  • Quality and safety of medication use in primary care: consensus validation of a new set of explicit medication assessment criteria and prioritisation of topics for improvement. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Grant, Aileen M.; McCowan, Colin; McAnaw, John J.; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6904-12-5, 2012-02-08)
    DREISCHULTE, T., GRANT, A.M., MCCOWAN, C., MCANAW, J.J. and GUTHRIE, B. 2012. Quality and safety of medication use in primary care: consensus validation of a new set of explicit medication assessment criteria and prioritisation of topics for improvement. BMC clinical pharmacology [online], 12, article 5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6904-12-5
    Background: Addressing the problem of preventable drug related morbidity (PDRM) in primary care is a challenge for health care systems internationally. The increasing implementation of clinical information systems in the ...
  • Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2, 2012-03-14)
    LEE, S.H., COX, K.M., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2012. Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 3, article number CD007609. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2
    People with advanced cancer may develop metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), a serious complication which can cause pain and mobility problems and possibly paralysis. MSCC is the spread of the cancer to the spinal ...
  • A cluster randomised stepped wedge trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted information technology-based intervention in reducing high-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiplatelets in primary medical care: The DQIP study protocol. 

    Dreischulte, Tobias; Grant, Aileen M.; Donnan, Peter; McCowan, Colin; Davey, Peter; Petrie, Dennis; Treweek, Shaun; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-7-24, 2012-03-23)
    DREISCHULTE, T., GRANT, A., DONNAN, P., MCCOWAN, C., DAVEY, P., PETRIE, D., TREWEEK, S. and GUTHRIE, B. 2012. A cluster randomised stepped wedge trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted information technology-based intervention in reducing high-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiplatelets in primary medical care: The DQIP study protocol. Implementation science [online], 7, article ID 24. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-7-24
    Background - High-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and antiplatelet agents accounts for a significant proportion of hospital admissions due to preventable adverse drug events. The recently ...
  • The use of podcasts to enhance research-teaching linkages in undergraduate nursing students. 

    Strickland, Karen; Gray, Colin; Hill, Gordon (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2012.01.006, 2012-07)
    STRICKLAND, K., GRAY, C. and HILL, G., 2012. The use of podcasts to enhance research-teaching linkages in undergraduate nursing students. Nurse Education in Practice, 12 (4), pp. 210-214.
    An understanding of research is important to enable nurses to provide evidence-based care. However, undergraduate nursing students often find research a challenging subject. The purpose of this paper is to present an ...
  • International collaboration: developing an international nursing module through the use of Wiki technology. 

    Metcalfe, Sharon; McInally, Wendy; Adamson, Elizabeth; Tiittanen, Hannele; Strickland, Karen (SEDA http://www.seda.ac.uk/?p=5_4_1&pID=13.3, 2012-07)
    METCALFE, S., MCINALLY, W., ADAMSON, E., TIITTANEN, H. and STRICKLAND, K., 2012. International collaboration: developing an international nursing module through the use of Wiki technology. Educational Developments, 13.3, p. 18 – 22.
  • 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 ...
  • Engaging with the Scottish Government's agenda on health and social care. 

    Smith, Steve; Buchanan, Graham (SFCT http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/sfct/inter/2012/00000004/00000002/art00003, 2012-11-01)
    SMITH, S. and BUCHANAN, G. 2012. Engaging with the Scottish Government's agenda on health and social care. InterAction [online], 4(2), pages 26-34. Available from: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/sfct/inter/2012/00000004/00000002/art00003.
    Outside of SF circles, SF remains relatively unknown. The Scottish Solution Focused Network (SSFN) is an organisation of SF practitioners established to support and promote SF practice in Scotland. In this paper, the authors ...
  • Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.01008.x, 2012-12)
    GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. International Nursing Review, 59 (4), pp. 511-518.
    Background:  Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a valuable resource for nurse scholars worldwide. ETDs and digital libraries offer the potential to radically change the nature and scope of the way in which ...
  • 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 ...