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Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., & Danson, M. (in press)
Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?. Aging & mental health, https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1667299
Objectives As working lives extend and there is better recognition of early-onset dementias, employers need to consider dementia as a workplace concern. With suitable support,...

A review of the impact of utilising electronic medical records for clinical research recruitment

Journal Article
Lai, Y. S., & Afseth, J. D. (2019)
A review of the impact of utilising electronic medical records for clinical research recruitment. Clinical Trials, 16(2), 194-203. https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774519829709
Introduction: Recruitment is an important aspect of clinical research, as poor recruitment could undermine the scientific value of a trial or delay the development process of ...

Migrants’ Healthcare Experience: A Meta‐Ethnography Review of the Literature.

Journal Article
Luiking, M., Heckemann, B., Ali, P., Dekker-van Doorn, C., Ghosh, S., Kydd, A., …Patel, H. (2019)
Migrants’ Healthcare Experience: A Meta‐Ethnography Review of the Literature. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(1), 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12442
Purpose: Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. Such unprecedented mass migration impacts on health care in host countries. This paper expl...

Breastfeeding and opiate dependency

Journal Article
MacVicar, S. (2017)
Breastfeeding and opiate dependency. RcM Midwives, 34
Breastfeeding and opiate dependency: My PhD Summary. A lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University on her doctoral study.

eHealth Literacy: Predictors in a Population With Moderate-to-High Cardiovascular Risk

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.2196/humanfactors.6217
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...

Understanding factors affecting patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: a systematic review of qualitative studies

Journal Article
O’Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O’Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J., & Mair, F. S. (2016)
Understanding factors affecting patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 16(120), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-016-0359-3
Background Numerous types of digital health interventions (DHIs) are available to patients and the public but many factors affect their ability to engage and enrol in them. Th...

Barriers and facilitators to patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: protocol of a systematic review of qualitative studies

Journal Article
O'Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O'Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J., & Mair, F. S. (2016)
Barriers and facilitators to patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: protocol of a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ Open, 6(9), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010895
Introduction: Patients and the public are beginning to use digital health tools to assist in managing chronic illness, support independent living and self-care, and remain con...

Evaluating the Implementation of Health Checks for Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Primary Care: The Importance of Organizational Context

Journal Article
Durbin, J., Selick, A., Casson, I., Green, L., Spassiani, N., Perry, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2016)
Evaluating the Implementation of Health Checks for Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Primary Care: The Importance of Organizational Context. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 54(2), 136-150. https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.136
Compared to other adults, those with intellectual and developmental disabilities have more health issues, yet are less likely to receive preventative care. One strategy that h...

Consensus on items and quantities of clinical equipment required to deal with a mass casualties big bang incident: a national Delphi study

Journal Article
Duncan, E. A. S., Colver, K., Dougall, N., Swingler, K., Stephenson, J., & Abhyankar, P. (2014)
Consensus on items and quantities of clinical equipment required to deal with a mass casualties big bang incident: a national Delphi study. BMC Emergency Medicine, 14(5), https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-227X-14-5
Background: Major short-notice or sudden impact incidents, which result in a large number of casualties, are rare events. However health services must be prepared to respond t...

Appraisal and illness delay with symptoms of ACS: A questionnaire study of illness representations

Journal Article
Farquharson, B., Johnston, M., & Bugge, C. (2012)
Appraisal and illness delay with symptoms of ACS: A questionnaire study of illness representations. British journal of cardiac nursing, 7(10), 493-499. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2012.7.10.493
Background: Reducing patient delay is key to reducing mortality in acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Interventions to date have had little success. Aim: To explore whether illne...