Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
Mackay, W., MacIntosh, T., Kydd, A., Fleming, A. F. M., O'Kane, C., Shepherd, A., …McIver, V. (in press). Living with an indwelling urethral catheter in a community setting: exploring triggers for unscheduled community nurse ‘out of hours’ visits. Journal of clinical nursing
Aims and Objective: To explore the experiences of community patients living with a urethral catheter and those caring for them.
Background: Living at home with an indwelling...
Li, J., Lowres, N., Jin, K., Zhang, L., Neubeck, L. & Gallagher, R. (in press). Quality and cultural sensitivity of linguistically appropriate CVD information for Chinese immigrants: a review of online resources from heart foundations. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. ISSN 0889-4655
Background: Chinese immigrants are at increased risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) compared to Chinese nationals, partly due to lifestyle changes and knowledge deficits. T...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Jin, K., Gallagher, R., Neubeck, L. & Freedman, S. B. (in press). Incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation recurrence in patients discharged in sinus rhythm after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. ISSN 1569-9293
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased stroke risk and mortality post-discharge. POAF is often considered transient, however recurrence is like...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
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/BSc Programme leader
Neubeck, L. (in press). Mobile Technology Use In Patients Eligible For Cardiac Rehabilitation: Does Age Matter?. Journal of Medical Internet Research. ISSN 1439-4456
No abstract available.
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...
Mullen, R., Kydd, A., Fleming, A. & McMillan, L. (in press). Dignity in nursing care: What does it mean to student nurses?. Nursing Ethics. ISSN 0969-7330
Background: Despite growing interest in the potential of nursing education to enhance dignity in nursing
care, relatively little is known about what dignity means to nursing s...
Kydd, A., Fleming, A., Gardner, S. & Hafford-Letchfield, P. (in press). Ageism in the Third Age. In N/ABerlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN N/A
In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma a...
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...
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...