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Implementing Supported Self-Management in Community-Based Stroke Care: A Secondary Analysis of Nurses’ Perspectives

Journal Article
Kidd, L., Booth, J., Lawrence, M., & Rowat, A. (2020)
Implementing Supported Self-Management in Community-Based Stroke Care: A Secondary Analysis of Nurses’ Perspectives. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9040985
The provision of supported self‐management (SSM) is recommended in contemporary guidelines to address the longer‐term needs and outcomes of stroke survivors and their families...

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 ...

Diagnostic accuracy of a pH stick, modified to detect gastric lipase, to confirm the correct placement of nasogastric tubes

Journal Article
Rowat, A. M., Graham, C., & Dennis, M. (2018)
Diagnostic accuracy of a pH stick, modified to detect gastric lipase, to confirm the correct placement of nasogastric tubes. BMJ Open Gastroenterology, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgast-2018-000218
Objective The correct placement of a nasogastric feeding tube is usually confirmed by establishing that an aspirate is acidic using a pH stick. However, antacid medication and...

Study to determine the likely accuracy of pH testing to confirm nasogastric tube placement

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Rowat, A. M., Graham, C., Dennis, M., & Rowat, A. (2018)
Study to determine the likely accuracy of pH testing to confirm nasogastric tube placement. BMJ Open Gastroenterology, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgast-2018-000211
Objective To establish the likely accuracy of pH testing to identify gastric aspirates at different pH cut-offs to confirm nasogastric tube placement. Methods This prospective...

Silver nanoparticles promote the emergence of heterogeneic human neutrophil sub-populations

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Kemp, S., Young, L., Ross, M., Prach, M., Hutchison, G. R., Malone, E., & Fraser, J. A. (2018)
Silver nanoparticles promote the emergence of heterogeneic human neutrophil sub-populations. Scientific Reports, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-25854-2
Neutrophil surveillance is central to nanoparticle clearance. Silver nanoparticles (AgNP) have numerous uses, however conflicting evidence exists as to their impact on neutrop...

Highlighting research priorities in stroke nursing

Journal Article
Rowat, A. (2018)
Highlighting research priorities in stroke nursing. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 13(5), 244-245. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2018.13.5.244
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Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P., McLaren, J., Smith, P., Rodgers, S., & Bateman, A. (2018, March)
Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation. Poster presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP, NHS Lothian NMAHP Conference Poster
Home-based mechanical ventilation is a successful intervention for people with neuromuscular induced respiratory insufficiency. These people live with a high degree of disabi...

Interventions for maintaining nasogastric feeding after stroke: An integrative review of effectiveness and acceptability

Journal Article
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. Background Internatio...

Preferential activation of HIF-2 adaptive mechanisms in neuronal-like cells in response to hypoxia

Presentation / Conference
Fraser, J., Baudel, M., Rae, M., Darlison, M., & Poole, A. (2017, April)
Preferential activation of HIF-2 adaptive mechanisms in neuronal-like cells in response to hypoxia. Poster presented at British Neuroscience Association - festival of neuroscience 2017
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Blockage, or occlusion, of cerebral arteries causes irreversible neuronal damage as disrupted blood flow starves n...

The expression of the chloride co-transporters NKCC1 and KCC2 is reversed in the penumbra following

Conference Proceeding
Baudel, M., Rae, M., Fraser, J., & Poole, A. (2017)
The expression of the chloride co-transporters NKCC1 and KCC2 is reversed in the penumbra following. In Brain and Neuroscience: BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience: Abstract Book
Stroke is one of the major causes of death and disability worldwide. The harm caused by the interruption of blood flow to the brain unfolds in the subsequent hours and days, s...

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