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Understanding the complexities of antibiotic prescribing behaviour in acute hospitals: a systematic review and meta-ethnography

Journal Article
Wojcik, G., Ring, N., McCulloch, C., Willis, D. S., Williams, B., & Kydonaki, K. (2021)
Understanding the complexities of antibiotic prescribing behaviour in acute hospitals: a systematic review and meta-ethnography. Archives of Public Health, 79(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-021-00624-1
Background: Antimicrobial resistance poses a serious global public health threat. Hospital misuse of antibiotics has contributed to this problem and evidence-based interventio...

Whorlton Hall, Winterbourne View and Ely Hospital: learning from failures of care

Journal Article
Willis, D. (2020)
Whorlton Hall, Winterbourne View and Ely Hospital: learning from failures of care. Learning Disability Practice, 23(6), https://doi.org/10.7748/ldp.2020.e2049
In the last 20 years or so there have been numerous reports, notably by the charity Mencap, that have highlighted the suboptimal care received by people with learning disabili...

Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to discuss death and bereavement

Journal Article
Willis, D., Winton, E., Jamieson, K., Muir, N., & Sandison, M. (2020)
Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to discuss death and bereavement. Learning Disability Practice, 23(2), 17-22. https://doi.org/10.7748/ldp.2020.e2045
This article describes a public engagement project on bereavement involving people with intellectual disabilities. The project was a practical application of research findings...

Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman

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Al Maskari, T., Melville, C., Al Farsi, Y., Wahid, R., & Willis, D. (2020)
Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman. Early Child Development and Care, 190(11), 1762-1777. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1550084
Few studies explored the challenges associated with screening of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Arab and Middle Eastern countries. This study aims to explore the facilitato...

Working with stories to support learning in compassionate care nursing practice

Book Chapter
Smith, S., & Willis, D. (2018)
Working with stories to support learning in compassionate care nursing practice. In M. Prendergast, & M. Brophy (Eds.), Sharing compassion: A fortuitous journey of illumination. Dublin: Rainsford Press
This chapter will explore evidence related to the use of stories and narratives to support learning in compassionate nursing care practice. The aim is to present how stories a...

Colorectal Cancer in People with Intellectual Disabilities

Journal Article
Willis, D., Samalin, E., & Satgé, D. (2018)
Colorectal Cancer in People with Intellectual Disabilities. Oncology, 95(6), 323-336. https://doi.org/10.1159/000492077
People with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) are now living longer; thus, the incidence of cancer within this population is increasing. Available data indicate an excess of d...

Systematic review: cultural adaptation and feasibility of screening for autism in non-English speaking countries

Journal Article
Al Maskari, T. S., Melville, C. A., & Willis, D. S. (2018)
Systematic review: cultural adaptation and feasibility of screening for autism in non-English speaking countries. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13033-018-0200-8
Aim: To explore the feasibility of screening for Autism spectrum disorder in Non-English-Speaking Countries, the cultural influences and the nurses' role in the screening proc...

Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer

Journal Article
McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M. J., McLaren, N., & Willis, D. S. (2017)
Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-017-1284-6
Cancer is a key priority worldwide, and caring for children and young people with cancer requires a range of specific knowledge, skills and experience in order to deliver the ...

Emotion Recognition in Children With Down Syndrome: Influence of Emotion Label and Expression Intensity

Journal Article
Cebula, K. R., Wishart, J. G., Willis, D. S., & Pitcairn, T. K. (2017)
Emotion Recognition in Children With Down Syndrome: Influence of Emotion Label and Expression Intensity. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 122(2), 138-155. https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-122.2.138
Some children with Down syndrome may experience difficulties in recognising facial emotions, particularly fear, but it is not clear why, nor how such skills can best be facili...

Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer

Journal Article
McInally, W., & Willis, D. S. (2017)
Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 40(2), 68-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2017.1305250
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