Rowat, A., St George, B. & Pollock, A. (2017). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing
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McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Chouliara, Z. & Rowat, A. (2017). Risk factors for suicide and suicidal behaviour relevant to emergency healthcare settings: A systematic review of post-2007 reviews. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. doi:10.1111/sltb.12336. ISSN 0363-0234
Suicide is a global public health problem and with recent economic and societal changes, there may be emerging risk factors unrecognised by healthcare professionals. The aim o...
Rowat, A. M., Pollock, A., St George, B., Cowey, E., Booth, J. & Lawrence, M. (2016). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing: a rigorous approach to establish a national nurse-led research agenda. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 72(11), 2831-2843. doi:10.1111/jan.13048. ISSN 0309-2402
To determine the top 10 research priorities specific to stroke nursing.
It is important that stroke nurses build their research capability and capacity. This pr...
Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland
The identification of the 226 unique unanswered research questions, which was done using a rigorous process with equal participation from stroke survivors and health professionals (Pollock et al, 2014...
Feeding Tubes in Acute Stroke Patients
Pollock, A., St George, B. & Rowat, A. M. (2015). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing. International Journal of Stroke. 10, 164. doi:10.1111/ijs.12601. ISSN 1747-4930
Chen, S., Peng, H., Rowat, A. M., Gao, F., Zhang, Z., Wang, P., …Qu, L. (2015). The effect of concentration and duration of normobaric oxygen in reducing caspase-3 and -9 expression in a rat-model of focal cerebral ischaemia. Brain Research. 1618, 205-211. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2015.05.027. ISSN 0006-8993
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of different concentrations of normobaric oxygen (NBO) on neurological function and the expression of caspase-3 and -9 in a r...
Kidd, L., Lawrence, M., Booth, J. & Rowat, A. M. (2015). Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like?. Primary Health Care. 25, 24-27. ISSN 0264-5033
Nurses play a pivotal role in stroke self-management, yet there is a gap in our understanding of the perspectives of, and challenges faced, by stroke nurses in relation to the...
Rowat, A. M. (2014). Enteral tube feeding for dysphagic stroke patients. British Journal of Nursing. 24, 138-145. doi:10.12968/bjon.2015.24.3.138. ISSN 0966-0461
Enteral feeding tubes, a nasogastric tube (NGT) or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), are commonly used to provide nutrition, hydration and essential medications to st...
Kidd, L., Lawrence, M., Booth, J., Rowat, A. M. & Russell, S. (2014). Development and evaluation of a nurse-led, tailored stroke self-management intervention. BMC Health Services Research. 15. doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1021-y. ISSN 1472-6963
Community nurses are well placed to promote and support stroke survivors to engage in self-management. The aim of this study was to develop a stroke self-management interventi...
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 ...
Rowat, A. M., Graham, C. & Dennis, M. S. (2014). Renal dysfunction in stroke patients: A hospital-based cohort study and systematic review. International Journal of Stroke. 9, 633-639. doi:10.1111/ijs.12264. ISSN 1747-4930
Background and purpose
Renal dysfunction (i.e. a reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate, eGFR) is commonly found in hospitalized stroke patients but its associations w...
Rowat, A. M. (2013). Dysphagia, nutrition and hydration post stroke. British Journal of Nursing. 23, 634-634. doi:10.12968/bjon.2014.23.12.634. ISSN 0966-0461
In this article the author discusses the risk of dysphagia, which is a swallowing disorder, and nutrition and hydration management in stroke patients. She cites clinical guide...
Rowat, A. M. (2012). Conclusion to the stroke series. Nursing Standard. 27, 46-46. doi:10.7748/ns2013.04.27.32.46.s53. ISSN 0029-6570
ALL ARTICLES PUBLISHED as part of the stroke series highlighted that caring for stroke patients is motivating, stimulating and skilful. Throughout the series the authors have ...
Rowat, A. M., Graham, C. & Dennis, M. S. (2011). Dehydration in hospital admitted stroke patients: detection, frequency and association. Stroke. 43, 857-859. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.640821. ISSN 0039-2499
Background and Purpose—We aimed to determine the frequency of dehydration, risk factors, and associations with outcomes at hospital discharge after stroke.
Rowat, A. M. (2011). Malnutrition and dehydration after stroke. Nursing Standard. 26, 42-46. ISSN 0029-6570
By identifying malnutrition and dehydration in patients who
have had a stroke, nurses can intervene to prevent significant
complications developing and so improve patient outc...
Rowat, A. M. (2010). Introduction to the stroke series. Nursing Standard. 26, 35-36. ISSN 0029-6570
THIS ARTICLE is an introduction to a series of
articles outlining the priorities of stroke care.
The aim of these articles is to raise nurses’
awareness of caring for stroke p...
My PhD project aims to explore suicide risk assessment practices in emergency settings. ...