Nugent, L. E., Carson, M., Zammitt, N. N., Smith, G. D. & Wallston, K. A. (2015). Health value & perceived control over health: behavioural constructs to support Type 2 diabetes self-management in clinical practice. Journal of clinical nursing. 24(15-16), 2201-2210. doi:10.1111/jocn.12878. ISSN 1365-2702
Aims and objectives
To explore health value and perceived control over health in relation to self-management behaviours in adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Yang, F., Bao, J., Huang, X., Guo, Q. & Smith, G. D. (2015). Measurement of resilience in Chinese older people: Measurement of resilience in Chinese older people. International nursing review : official journal of the International Council of Nurses. 62(1), 130-139. doi:10.1111/inr.12168. ISSN 1466-7657
Resilience has been identified as a personal construct that may contribute to the process of healthy ageing in older people. To date, no measurement instrument has...
Smith, G. D. (2015). Uncovering male and female experiences of irritable bowel syndrome. Evidence-based nursing. 18(3), 75-75. doi:10.1136/eb-2014-101936. ISSN 1367-6539
Lin, S., Sung, H., Li, T., Hsieh, T., Lan, H., Perng, S. & Smith, G. D. (2014). The effects of Tai-Chi in conjunction with thera-band resistance exercise on functional fitness and muscle strength among community-based older people. Journal of Clinical Nursing., n/a-n/a. doi:10.1111/jocn.12751. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Tai-Chi in conjunction with thera-band resistance exercise on functional fitness and muscle streng...
Haigh, C., Smith, G. D., Gelling, L., Barnason, S. & Jackson, D. (2014). Editorial: Nursing research in the 21st century - who sets the agenda?. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24, 889-890. doi:10.1111/jocn.12803. ISSN 0962-1067
Hu, S. X., Luk, A. L. & Smith, G. D. (2014). The effects of hazardous working conditions on burnout in Macau nurses. International Journal of Nursing Sciences. 2, 86-92. doi:10.1016/j.ijnss.2015.01.006. ISSN 2352-0132
To examine the effects of various hazardous factors in working environments on burnout in a cohort of clinical nurses in Macau.
A cross–sectional survey w...
Smith, G. D., Haigh, C. & Jackson, D. (2014). Editorial: Ensuring standards in publication ethics. Journal of Clinical Nursing., n/a-n/a. doi:10.1111/jocn.12687. ISSN 0962-1067
Smith, G. D., Haigh, C. & Jackson, D. (2014). Editorial: Coping with publication ethics. doi:10.1111/jocn.12686
Kean, S. & Smith, G. D. (2014). Editorial: Surviving critical illness: Intensive care and beyond. Journal of clinical nursing. 23(5-6), 603-604. doi:10.1111/jocn.12555. ISSN 1365-2702
Smith, G. D. (2013). Use of guar gum in the management of irritable bowel syndrome. Gastrointestinal nursing. 12, 11-12. doi:10.12968/gasn.2014.12.9.11
Smith, G. D. (2013). Using chamomile for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Gastrointestinal nursing. 11(8), 11-12. doi:10.12968/gasn.2013.11.8.11
The use of complementary and
alternative medicine (CAM) for the
management of gastrointestinal
symptoms is becoming increasingly
popular across the world. Several herbal
Yang, F., Smith, G. D. & Liu, X. (2014). Content validity of the Chinese version of resilience scale for older people. Journal of clinical nursing. 23(13-14), 2077-2079. doi:10.1111/jocn.12349. ISSN 1365-2702
Aims and objectives
To forward- and backward-translate the English version ofthe Resilience Scale for use in Chinese older people and toaddress the equivalence of the content ...
Watson, R., Yanhua, C., Ip, M. Y. K., Smith, G. D., Wong, T. K. S. & Deary, I. J. (2012). The structure of stress: Confirmatory factor analysis of a Chinese version of the stressors in Nursing Students Scale (SINS). Nurse Education Today. 33, 160-165. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2012.02.013. ISSN 0260-6917
Stress is a feature of the life of nursing students and this had been well studied. However, there are very few instruments to measure stress in nursing students s...
Smith, G. D. (2012). Abdominal massage for constipation: techniques, evidence base and safety. Gastrointestinal nursing. 11(1), 13-14. doi:10.12968/gasn.2013.11.1.13
Smith, G. D. (2012). Inflammatory bowel disease in older people. Gastrointestinal nursing. 11, 31-35. doi:10.12968/gasn.2013.11.6.31
The physiological process of ageing can lead to a number of health challenges, including a deterioration of gastrointestinal functions and increase in digestive disorders. The...
The PhD project will explore the relationship between area deprivation and self-reported health in UK Nurses. I aim to assess the presence and extent of ...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a common walking di...