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Mahoney, C. M. An Investigation into Maintaining Naso-gastric Feeding for Stroke Patients: A Mixed Methods Design. (Thesis)
Dysphagia is common after stroke, so feeding through a naso-gastric (NG) tube may be necessary. NG tubes are frequently dislodged, potentially causing feed or fluid...
Mahoney, C. (2017, March). Feasibility and Acceptability of Using Tracking Devices to Monitor Nurses Health. Presented at Nurses Lives Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
Mahoney, C. (2017, February). Curriculum Development Informed by Comprehensive Educational Evaluation; experiences of the School of Health & Social Care. Presented at Teaching Fellow Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Background – The Bachelor of Nursing programme at Edinburgh Napier University was reviewed and a new programme of education commenced in September 2016. All preregis...
Care home research to develope a data and innovation platform to support inclusive, person-centred research in care homes in Lothian
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
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...
Hoyle, L., Smith, E., Mahoney, C., & Kyle, R. (2018). Media Depictions of “Unacceptable” Workplace Violence towards Nurses. Policy, Politics, and Nursing Practice, doi:10.1177/1527154418802488
Violence and aggression towards nurses are global concerns. Despite repeated research on causal factors and widespread “zero tolerance” campaigns, rates of violence and aggres...
Kyle, R. G., Wills, J., Mahoney, C., Hoyle, L., Kelly, M., & Atherton, I. M. (2017). Obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England: a cross-sectional study using the Health Survey for England. BMJ Open, 7(12), e018498. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018498
Objective: To estimate obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England and compare prevalence to those working outside of the health services.
Hoyle, L. P., Kyle, R., & Mahoney, C. (2017). Nurses’ views on the impact of mass media on the public perception of nursing and nurse–service user interactions. Journal of Research in Nursing, 22(8), 586-596. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987117736363
Aims: To examine nurses’ views on the impact that mass media has on service users and how this affects nurse/service user interactions.
Background: Internationally, the mass m...
Mahoney, C., & Veitch, L. (2017). Interventions for maintaining nasogastric feeding after stroke: An integrative review of effectiveness and acceptability. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(3-4), e427-e436. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14013
Aims and objectives
To investigate the effectiveness and acceptability of interventions for maintaining nasogastric tubes (NGT) in adult stroke patients.
Mahoney, C. M., Rowat, A. M., Macmillan, M. & Dennis, M. S. (2014). Nasogastric feeding for stroke patients: practice and education. British Journal of Nursing. 24, 319-325. doi:10.12968/bjon.2015.24.6.319. ISSN 0966-0461
Background and aims:
Dysphagia is common after stroke, so feeding through a nasogastric (NG) tube may be necessary. These tubes are frequently dislodged, causing interruption ...
Kennedy, C., Harbison, J., Mahoney, C. M., Jarvis, A., & Veitch, L. (2011). Investigating the contribution of community nurses to anticipatory care: a qualitative exploratory study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67, 1558-1567. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05589.x
Aims. To investigate how one aspect of anticipatory care is understood and delivered in practice. ‘Anticipatory care’ in this context can be understood as proactive care, whi...
Horsburgh, D., Rowat, A. M., Mahoney, C. M. & Dennis, M. S. (2008). A necessary evil? the use of interventions to prevent nasogastric tube-tugging after stroke. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 4, 230-234. ISSN 1747-0307
This study explores the perspectives of patients, relatives and carers on the use of interventions to prevent nasogastric tube-tugging following a stroke. The study was qualit...
Mahoney, C. M., Rowat, A. M. & Dennis, M. S. (2004). NHS safety agency issues guidance on naso-gastric tubes. BMJ British medical journal. 330, 438. doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7489.438. ISSN 1468-5833
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) advice on reducing
the harm caused by nasogastric tubes1 is limited by poor quality studies
which comprise case studies, small prospe...
Mahoney, C. (2012). Development and implementation of naso-gastric feeding competency. Edinburgh, NHS Lothian
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...