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Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Kydd, A. & Fleming, A. (2017). Prescribing for the Oldest Old. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine. 7(5 (supp.))doi:10.4172/2165-7386-C1-010. ISSN 2165-7386
Given the global increase in people over the age of 85, there is a growing body of literature looking at treating the oldest old. However much of this work is confined to the...
Poffley, A., Thomas, E., Grace, S. L., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, R., Niebauer, J. & O’Neil, A. (2017). A systematic review of cardiac rehabilitation registries. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. doi:10.1177/2047487317724576. ISSN 2047-4873
Introduction: Despite cardiac rehabilitation (CR) being recommended in clinical practice guidelines internationally these services are under-utilised, programs are not standar...
O'Connor, S., Hubner, U., Shaw, T., Blake, R. & Ball, M. (2017). Time for TIGER to ROAR! Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform. Nurse Education Today. 58, 78-81. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2017.07.014. ISSN 0260-6917
Information Technology (IT) continues to evolve and develop with electronic devices and systems becoming integral to healthcare in every country. This has led to an urgent nee...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
18 May 2016
18 May 2016
Organised an international conference with speakers from Belgium and Finland, plus clinicians, researchers from the locality and from Edinburgh Napier University.
Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
Neubeck, L., Cartledge, S., Dawkes, S. & Gallagher, R. (2017). Is there an app for that? Mobile phones and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 32(5), 567-571. doi:10.1097/hco.0000000000000428. ISSN 0268-4705
Purpose of review
Advances in technology coupled with increased penetration of mobile phones and smart devices are rapidly changing healthcare delivery. Mobile phone applicati...
O'Connor, S., Jolliffe, S., Stanmore, E., Renwick, L., Schmitt, T. & Booth, R. (2017). A mixed study systematic review of social media in nursing and midwifery education: protocol. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 73(8), 1989-1996. doi:10.1111/jan.13310. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: To synthesize evidence on the use of social media in nursing and midwifery education.
Background: Social media is one type of online platform that is being explored to de...
Neubeck, L., Orchard, J., Lowres, N. & Freedman, B. (in press). To screen or not to screen? Examining the arguments against screening for atrial fibrillation. Heart, Lung and Circulation. ISSN 1443-9506
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 4 of developing AF over the age of 40 years. Around 40% of patients are asymptomat...
Richtering, S. S., Morris, R., Soh, S., Barker, A., Bampi, F., Neubeck, L., …Redfern, J. (2017). Examination of an eHealth literacy scale and a health literacy scale in a population with moderate to high cardiovascular risk: Rasch analyses. PLoS ONE. 12(3)doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175372. ISSN 1932-6203
Electronic health (eHealth) strategies are evolving making it important to have valid scales to assess eHealth and health literacy. Item response theory methods, ...
Zhang, L., Gallagher, R., Ding, D. & Neubeck, L. (2017). Self-management Following a Cardiac Event in People of Chinese Ethnicity Living in Western Countries: A Scoping Review. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. doi:10.1007/s10903-017-0584-6. ISSN 1557-1912
Abstract Health outcomes and impact of cardiovascular
disease vary between populations, where ethnic minorities
and immigrant groups are more likely to be disadvantaged.
Richtering, S. S., Hyun, K., Neubeck, L., Coorey, G., Chalmers, J., Usherwood, T., …Redfern, J. (2017). eHealth Literacy: Predictors in a Population With Moderate-to-High Cardiovascular Risk. JMIR Human Factors. 4(1), e4. doi:10.2196/humanfactors.6217. ISSN 2292-9495
Background: Electronic health (eHealth) literacy is a growing area of research parallel to the ongoing development of eHealth interventions. There is, however, little and conf...
Coorey, G., Usherwood, T., Peiris, D., Parker, S., Lau, A., Chow, C., …Neubeck, L. (2017). Implementation of a consumer-focused eHealth intervention for people with moderate-to-high cardiovascular disease risk: protocol for a mixed-methods process evaluation. BMJ Open. 7(1)doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014353
Technology-mediated strategies have potential to engage patients in modifying unhealthy behaviour and improving medication adherence to reduce morbidity and mortality from car...
Millar, L., Conlon, M. & McGirr, D. (in press). Beyond sickness: A student perspective of Hub and Spoke learning Introduction. Nursing Standard. ISSN 0029-6570
The integration of Hub and Spoke models of practice learning has been utilised within one Scottish university's undergraduate nursing programmes since 2011. Early findings sug...
Neubeck, L. (2017). Marked differences in cardiovascular risk profiles in middle-aged and older Chinese residents: Evidence from a large Australian cohort. International Journal of Cardiology. 227, 347-354. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.062. ISSN 0167-5273
To examine and compare the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and major cardiovascular risk factors among Chinese, mixed-Chinese and non-Chinese Australians...
Dosser, I. (2016). A walk through bereavement theory. End of life care. 6(1), e000033. doi:10.1136/eoljnl-2016-000033. ISSN 1754-1069
This paper examines and discusses specific grief theories that have emerged over a number of years, resulting in an overview of some of the main theories for the reader. It ai...
Wild, D. & Kydd, A. (2016). Culture change in care homes: development and facilitation. Nursing Older People. 28(8), 31-37. doi:10.7748/nop.2016.e790. ISSN 1472-0795
This article is the second of a two-part series that explores a programme of culture change in care homes. In this article, the authors describe their independent development ...
O’Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O’Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J. & Mair, F. S. (2016). Understanding factors affecting patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 16(120)doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0359-3
Numerous types of digital health interventions (DHIs) are available to patients and the public but many factors affect their ability to engage and enrol in them. Th...