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Smith, S., James, A., Brogan, A., Adamson, E., & Gentleman, M. (2016). Reflections about experiences of compassionate care from award winning undergraduate nurses – What, so what … now what?. Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 3(6), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40639-016-0023-x
From 2007 until 2012 Edinburgh Napier University’s School of Nursing Midwifery and Social Care in conjunction with NHS Lothian, collaborated on a programme of actio...
Adamson, E., & Kendall, G. (2016). Difficulty in eye drop administration for people with rheumatoid arthritis. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(9), 550-556. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616643101
Introduction: Many people require eye drops administered daily, yet many do not instil them as prescribed. This can be due to physical difficulty managing the delivery device ...
Adamson, E., & Webster, B. (2015). Evaluating assessment and feedback practice within nursing and midwifery programmes using TESTA. Edinburgh Napier University Teaching Fellows Journal, Spring 2015,
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Adamson, E., & Dewar, B. (2015). Compassionate Care: Student nurses' learning through reflection and the use of story. Nurse Education in Practice, 15(3), 155-161. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.08.002
Current concern in health care about delivering care that is compassionate has important implications for how compassion is taught and made explicit in nurse edu...
Adamson, E. (2013). Lessons in compassion. Nursing Standard. 27, 64-64. doi:10.7748/ns2013.07.27.48.64.s56. ISSN 0029-6570
A study of what patients see as compassionate care can guide nursing students on placement.
Adamson, E. (2013). Compassion into action. Nursing Standard.. ISSN 0029-6570
The findings from a three-year research project show that compassionate care is not only good for patients but can improve satisfaction for staff.
Adamson, E. & Cruickshank, S. (2013). A 'good death' at home: community nurses helping to make it possible. British Journal of Community Nursing. 18, 40-42. ISSN 1462-4753
The number of people dying at home rather than in a hospital is increasing, albeit slowly. This coincides with a growing emphasis across the UK to increase choice and enable i...
Dewar, B., Adamson, E., Smith, S., Surfleet, J. & King, L. (2012). Clarifying misconceptions about compassionate care. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70, 1738-1747. doi:10.1111/jan.12322. ISSN 0309-2402
To discuss the meaning of compassionate care as it applies to staff, patients and families in health and social care settings, its application to practice and how organiza...
Adamson, E. (2010). Conference report. Teaching fellows journal.. ISSN 2050-9995
Cruickshank, S., Adamson, E., Logan, J. & Brackenridge, K. (2009). Using syringe drivers in palliative care within a rural, community setting: capturing the whole experience. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 16, 126-32. ISSN 1357-6321
The aim of this research was to understand how the introduction of a syringe driver, which is considered routine practice in many palliative care settings, impacted on patient...
Waugh, A. & Adamson, E. (2009). Learning to care. Nursing Standard. 25, 66-67. ISSN 0029-6570
Adamson, E., King, L., Moody, J. & Waugh, A. (2008). Developing a nursing education project in partnership: leadership in compassionate care. Nursing Times. 105, 23-23. ISSN 0954-7762
The prominence of the caring dimension has never had such a high profile in healthcare practice before.
As a result of this, the Leadership in Compassionate Care Project has ...
Amoore, J. & Adamson, E. (2003). Infusion devices: characteristics, limitations and risk management. Nursing Standard. 17, 45-52. ISSN 0029-6570
Safe administration of IV
therapy requires skilled use of
the equipment, knowledge of
the associated risks and the
prevention of adverse
consequences. The authors
outline the ...