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Holistic Needs Assessment: Changing Consultation Dynamics to Support Patient Self-management

Presentation / Conference
Snowden, A., & Young, J. (2018, September)
Holistic Needs Assessment: Changing Consultation Dynamics to Support Patient Self-management. Presented at 16th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare
Background Holistic needs assessment (HNA) helps patients articulate their wider needs during consultation. The study objective was to establish how HNA changes consultation d...

Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: A cohort study

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (2018)
Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: A cohort study. Cancer Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.1709
Background: It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...

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 ...

Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult

Journal Article
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., & Stevens, E. (2018)
Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), 1446-1462. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13557
Aim To identify effective treatments and risk factors associated with death rattle in adults at the end of life. Background The presence of noisy, pooled respiratory tract sec...

‘What’s on your mind?’ The only necessary question in spiritual care

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Lobb, E. A., Schmidt, S., Swing, A. M., Logan, P., & Macfarlane, C. (2018)
‘What’s on your mind?’ The only necessary question in spiritual care. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 8(1), 19-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/20440243.2018.1431031
Around the world, chaplains provide specialist spiritual care for people with complex healthcare needs. If the nature of chaplain interventions was better understood then mult...

Reflection on practice: Consultation skills

Journal Article
McLeish, L., & Snowden, A. (2017)
Reflection on practice: Consultation skills. Nurse Prescribing, 15(12), 600-604. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.12.600
The aim of this case study is to illustrate how prescribing decisions can be enhanced through the use of systematic consultation, reflection on practice and relevant informati...

The relationship between emotional intelligence, previous caring experience and successful completion of a pre-registration nursing/midwifery degree

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Stenhouse, R., Duers, L., Marshall, S., Carver, F., Brown, N., & Young, J. (2018)
The relationship between emotional intelligence, previous caring experience and successful completion of a pre-registration nursing/midwifery degree. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(2), 433-442. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13455
Aim To examine the relationship between baseline emotional intelligence and prior caring experience with completion of pre-registration nurse and midwifery education. Backgrou...

A screening tool for predicting gatekeeping behaviour

Journal Article
Snowden, A., & Young, J. (2017)
A screening tool for predicting gatekeeping behaviour. Nursing Open, 4(4), 187-199. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.83
Aim: To develop a typology and screening tool for gatekeeping behaviours by nurses responsible for recruitment in palliative care research. Design: Concurrent analysis. Method...

Two years of unintended consequences: introducing an electronic health record system in a hospice in Scotland

Journal Article
Snowden, A., & Kolb, H. (2017)
Two years of unintended consequences: introducing an electronic health record system in a hospice in Scotland. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(9-10), 1414-1427. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13576
Aims and objectives The aim of the study was to explore the impact of implementing an electronic health record system on staff at a Scottish hospice. Background Electronic hea...

Protocol for a mixed methods longitudinal enquiry into the impact of a community based supportive service for people affected by cancer

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Young, J., & Fleming, M. (2016)
Protocol for a mixed methods longitudinal enquiry into the impact of a community based supportive service for people affected by cancer. BMC Cancer, 16(1), 720. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-016-2757-4
Background: Globally, cancer rates are increasing. In Scotland, it is estimated that 2 in 5 people will develop cancer in their lifetime. Therefore, this is crucial time to pr...