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Rowat, A. (2018). Highlighting research priorities in stroke nursing. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 13(5), 244-245. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2018.13.5.244
No abstract available.
Chassagne, P., Olde Rikkert, M. G., Hunter, P. R., Hooper, L., Attreed, N. J., Campbell, W. W., …Hunter, P. R. (2012). Clinical and physical signs for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
.To determine the diagnostic accuracy of state, minimally invasive clinical and phys...
Rowat, A. M., Chalmers, C., & Rennie, D. (2007, January). Determining nursing staffing levels for stroke beds in Scotland. Paper presented at Scottish Stroke Nurses Forum
Background: National guidelines suggest that at the very least there should be one whole time equivalent (WTE) nurse per stroke bed with a skill mix ratio of two registered nu...
Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland
The identification of the 226 unique unanswered research questions, which was done using a rigorous process with equal participation from stroke survivors and health professionals (Pollock et al, 2014...
Feeding Tubes in Acute Stroke Patients
McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Chouliara, Z., Rowat, A., & Hauge, S. R. (2019). Suicide Risk Assessment in the Emergency Department: An Investigation of Current Practice in Scotland. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 73(4), e13342. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13342
Suicide is a global public health issue. Approximately one third of individuals who complete suicide have attended an emergency department in the year preceding the...
Rowat, A. M., Graham, C., & Dennis, M. (2018). Diagnostic accuracy of a pH stick, modified to detect gastric lipase, to confirm the correct placement of nasogastric tubes. BMJ Open Gastroenterology, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgast-2018-000218
Objective The correct placement of a nasogastric feeding tube is usually confirmed by establishing that an aspirate is acidic using a pH stick. However, antacid medication and...
McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Rowat, A., & Chouliara, Z. (in press). Protective factors of suicide and suicidal behaviour relevant to emergency healthcare settings: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of post-2007 reviews. Archives of Suicide Research, 23(3), 411-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2018.1480983
Objectives: Suicide is a major public health concern and, with recent societal changes, such as economic and technological changes, there may be emerging protective factors th...
Rowat, A. M., Graham, C., Dennis, M., & Rowat, A. (2018). Study to determine the likely accuracy of pH testing to confirm nasogastric tube placement. BMJ Open Gastroenterology, 5(1), e000211. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgast-2018-000211
Objective To establish the likely accuracy of pH testing to identify gastric aspirates at different pH cut-offs to confirm nasogastric tube placement.
Methods This prospective...
McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Rowat, A., & Chouliara, Z. (2017). Risk Factors for Suicide and Suicidal Behavior Relevant to Emergency Health Care Settings: A Systematic Review of Post-2007 Reviews. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 47(6), 729-745. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12336
Suicide is a global public health problem and with recent economic and societal changes, there may be emerging risk factors unrecognised by healthcare professionals. The aim o...
Rowat, A., Pollock, A., St George, B., Cowey, E., Booth, J., & Lawrence, M. (2016). Top 10 research priorities relating to stroke nursing: a rigorous approach to establish a national nurse-led research agenda. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(11), 2831-2843. doi:10.1111/jan.13048
To determine the top 10 research priorities specific to stroke nursing.
It is important that stroke nurses build their research capability and capacity. This pr...
Pollock, A., George, B. S., & Rowat, A. (2015). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing. International Journal of Stroke, 10, (164). ISSN 1747-4930
Chen, S., Peng, H., Rowat, A., Gao, F., Zhang, Z., Wang, P., …Qu, L. (2015). The effect of concentration and duration of normobaric oxygen in reducing caspase-3 and -9 expression in a rat-model of focal cerebral ischaemia. Brain Research, 1618, 205-211. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2015.05.027
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of different concentrations of normobaric oxygen (NBO) on neurological function and the expression of caspase-3 and -9 in a r...
Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Attreed, N. J., Campbell, W. W., Channell, A. M., Chassagne, P., …Hunter, P. (2015). Clinical symptoms, signs and tests for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009647.pub2
There is evidence that water-loss dehydration is common in older people and associated with many causes of morbidity and mortality.
However, it is unclear what clin...
Kidd, L., Lawrence, M., Booth, J. & Rowat, A. M. (2015). Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like?. Primary Health Care. 25, 24-27. ISSN 0264-5033
Nurses play a pivotal role in stroke self-management, yet there is a gap in our understanding of the perspectives of, and challenges faced, by stroke nurses in relation to the...
Rowat, A. M. (2014). Enteral tube feeding for dysphagic stroke patients. British Journal of Nursing. 24, 138-145. doi:10.12968/bjon.2015.24.3.138. ISSN 0966-0461
Enteral feeding tubes, a nasogastric tube (NGT) or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), are commonly used to provide nutrition, hydration and essential medications to st...
Mahoney, C. M., Rowat, A. M., Macmillan, M. & Dennis, M. S. (2014). Nasogastric feeding for stroke patients: practice and education. British Journal of Nursing. 24, 319-325. doi:10.12968/bjon.2015.24.6.319. ISSN 0966-0461
Background and aims:
Dysphagia is common after stroke, so feeding through a nasogastric (NG) tube may be necessary. These tubes are frequently dislodged, causing interruption ...
This 2 stage mixed methods s...