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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. (in press)
Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman. Early Child Development and Care, 1-16. 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...

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

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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
No abstract available.

An integrative review of factors influencing the use of antibiotic de-escalation in hospital setting

Presentation / Conference
Wojcik, G., Kydonaki, C., Willis, D. & Williams, B. (2017, March)
An integrative review of factors influencing the use of antibiotic de-escalation in hospital setting. Poster presented at Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance Research Symposium, Edinburgh
No abstract available.

Examining Dementia Caregivers’ Experiences

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Joy, J., Whitelaw, T., Oldfather, I., & Willis, D. (2016)
Examining Dementia Caregivers’ Experiences. International Journal of Aging and Society, 7(2), 59-72. https://doi.org/10.18848/2160-1909/CGP/v07i02/59-72
There are 46.8 million people living with dementia in the world and this number is expected to rise (The World Alzheimer Report 2015). The burden on caregivers can be enormou...

Young men with intellectual disabilities’ constructions of the human papillomavirus and vaccine

Journal Article
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Harding, S., Hilton, S., Hogg, R., …Willis, D. (2016)
Young men with intellectual disabilities’ constructions of the human papillomavirus and vaccine. European Journal of Public Health, 26(suppl_1), ckw169.050. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.050
Scotland is one European country offering a national schoolbased HPV vaccination programme to at least one age-cohort of females, however it does not include young men. A subs...

Herpes simplex virus: ‘to disclose or not to disclose.’ An exploration of the multi-disciplinary team’s role in advising patients about disclosure when diagnosed with genital herpes simplex virus

Journal Article
Caulfield, P., & Willis, D. (2017)
Herpes simplex virus: ‘to disclose or not to disclose.’ An exploration of the multi-disciplinary team’s role in advising patients about disclosure when diagnosed with genital herpes simplex virus. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 28(8), 750-755. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462416665730
The first UK prosecution for genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) transmission in 2011 attracted strong criticism from medical experts. To address the dearth of research on the ...

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