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Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey

Journal Article
Schneider, A., Bak, M., Mahoney, C., Hoyle, L., Ba, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2019)
Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(6), 1239-1251. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13926
Aims: To estimate the prevalence and co-occurrence of health-related behaviours among nurses in Scotland relative to other healthcare workers and those in non-healthcare occup...

A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient

Journal Article
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018)
A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), 1639-1648. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13704
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle. Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...

Transfusing our lifeblood: Reframing research impact through inter-disciplinary collaboration between health geography and nurse education

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Atherton, I. M., Kesby, M., Sothern, M., & Andrews, G. (2016)
Transfusing our lifeblood: Reframing research impact through inter-disciplinary collaboration between health geography and nurse education. Social science & medicine, 168, 257-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.002
Geographers have long grappled with how their research can positively impact individuals, communities and society. Demonstrating research impact is an increasingly important a...

Biogeography as critical nursing pedagogy: Breathing life into nurse education

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Kyle, R. G., & Atherton, I. M. (2016)
Biogeography as critical nursing pedagogy: Breathing life into nurse education. Nurse education in practice, 20, 76-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2016.07.006
Insights from the social sciences, including geography, sociology, and anthropology, have long been incorporated into pre-registration nursing programmes. However, scholars ha...

Stepping outside your comfort zone.

Journal Article
Atherton, I., & Kyle, R. (2015)
Stepping outside your comfort zone. Nursing Standard, 29, 24-25. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.21.24.s28
In the final article in this series on the social sciences, the authors explain how cultivating a spirit of enquiry enables nurses to travel beyond the limits of personal expe...

Nurses' health-related behaviours: protocol for a quantitative systematic review of prevalence of tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits

Journal Article
Neall, R. A., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2016)
Nurses' health-related behaviours: protocol for a quantitative systematic review of prevalence of tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(1), 197-204. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12739
Aim To enumerate nurses' health-related behaviour by critically appraising studies on tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits. Background N...

“Everybody Knows Everybody Else’s Business”—Privacy in Rural Communities

Journal Article
Leung, J., Smith, A., Atherton, I., & McLaughlin, D. (2016)
“Everybody Knows Everybody Else’s Business”—Privacy in Rural Communities. Journal of Cancer Education, 31(4), 811-812. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-015-0862-8
Patients have a right to privacy in a health care setting. This involves conversational discretion, security of medical records and physical privacy of remaining unnoticed or ...

By reaching out we can change worlds

Journal Article
Atherton, I., & Kyle, R. (2015)
By reaching out we can change worlds. Nursing Standard, 29(19), 22-23. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.19.22.s25
The Ebola epidemic has forced many nurses to face the limits of their power to help. But our feelings of empathy can be used to spark more local engagement with the people we ...

Learn to see patients in their own world.

Journal Article
Atherton, I., & Kyle, R. (2014)
Learn to see patients in their own world. Nursing Standard, 28(50), 22-24. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.28.50.22.s26
Insights from the social sciences can help nurses understand the influences that shaped their patients and the decisions they make. This can develop empathy and encourage bett...

How empathy skills can change nursing.

Journal Article
Atherton, I., & Kyle, R. G. (2014)
How empathy skills can change nursing. Nursing Standard, 29, 24-25. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.11.24.s28
Empathetic understanding could be the basis of a revolution in nurse education and practice, freeing nurses from a reliance on stereotypical labels that mask the complex reali...