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The effects of Tai-Chi in conjunction with thera-band resistance exercise on functional fitness and muscle strength among community-based older people.

Journal Article
Lin, S., Sung, H., Li, T., Hsieh, T., Lan, H., Perng, S., & Smith, G. D. (2015)
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, 24(9-10), 1357-1366. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12751
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...

The effects of hazardous working conditions on burnout in Macau nurses.

Journal Article
Hu, S. X., Luk, A. L., & Smith, G. D. (2015)
The effects of hazardous working conditions on burnout in Macau nurses. International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 2, 86-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnss.2015.01.006
Objective To examine the effects of various hazardous factors in working environments on burnout in a cohort of clinical nurses in Macau. Methods A cross–sectional survey w...

Editorial: Coping with publication ethics

Journal Article
Smith, G. D., Haigh, C., & Jackson, D. (2014)
Editorial: Coping with publication ethics. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23(23-24), 3293-3295. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12686
No abstract available.

Editorial: Ensuring standards in publication ethics.

Journal Article
Smith, G. D., Haigh, C., & Jackson, D. (2014)
Editorial: Ensuring standards in publication ethics. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(1-2), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12687
No abstract available.

The effects of light therapy on depression and sleep disruption in older adults in a long-term care facility: Light therapy for older adults with depression

Journal Article
Wu, M., Sung, H., Lee, W., & Smith, G. D. (2015)
The effects of light therapy on depression and sleep disruption in older adults in a long-term care facility: Light therapy for older adults with depression. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 21(5), 653-659. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12307
This study aims to evaluate the effect of light therapy on depression and sleep disruption in older adults residing in a long‐term care facility. Psychological morbidity is a ...

Non-pharmacological approaches toward the management of gastritis

Journal Article
Smith, G. D. (2014)
Non-pharmacological approaches toward the management of gastritis. Gastrointestinal nursing, 12(2), 15-16. https://doi.org/10.12968/gasn.2014.12.2.15
Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach (gastric mucosa), and has many possible causes, including an infection, irritant, autoimmune disorder, or backflow of...

Editorial: Surviving critical illness: Intensive care and beyond

Journal Article
Kean, S., & Smith, G. D. (2014)
Editorial: Surviving critical illness: Intensive care and beyond. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23(5-6), 603-604. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12555
No abstract available.

The structure of stress: Confirmatory factor analysis of a Chinese version of the stressors in Nursing Students Scale (SINS).

Journal Article
Watson, R., Yanhua, C., Ip, M. Y. K., Smith, G. D., Wong, T. K. S., & Deary, I. J. (2013)
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2012.02.013
Background 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...

Using chamomile for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

Journal Article
Smith, G. D. (2013)
Using chamomile for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Gastrointestinal Nursing, 11(8), 11-12. https://doi.org/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 remed...

Content validity of the Chinese version of resilience scale for older people

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12349
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 ...