Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
Kydd, A. (2017). Flag Procession
No abstract available.
Report of the flag procession at the 44th Biennial Convention of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Reid, L., Kydd, A., & Slater, B. (in press). An inquiry into what organised difficult advance care planning conversations in a Scottish Residential Care Home using Institutional Ethnography. Journal of Research in Nursing, ISSN 1744-9871
This paper provides an institutional ethnographic analysis of how discussions and advance decisions about serious illness, hospital admission and Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmona...
Fleming, A., & Kydd, A. (in press). What makes a nursing home homely? A Scottish based study, using Q methodology of the perceptions of staff, residents and significant others. Journal of Research in Nursing, ISSN 1744-9871
No abstract available.
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
18 May 2016
18 May 2016
Organised an international conference with speakers from Belgium and Finland, plus clinicians, researchers from the locality and from Edinburgh Napier University.
Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Millar, L. J., Conlon, M., & McGirr, D. (2017). Students’ perspectives of using the hub and spoke model to support and develop learning in practice. Nursing Standard, 32(9), (41-49). doi:10.7748/ns.2017.e10389. ISSN 0029-6570
The acquisition of competence in learning is dependent on a number of variables. Students need to feel a sense of security in the practice learning area to be able to fully de...
Jin, K., Gullick, J., Neubeck, L., Koo, F., & Ding, M. (2017). Acculturation is associated with higher prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors among Chinese immigrants in Australia: Evidence from a large population-based cohort. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, ISSN 2047-4873
Background: Acculturation is associated with increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk-factors among immigrants in Western countries. Little is known about acc...
Mackay, W., MacIntosh, T., Kydd, A., Fleming, A. F. M., O'Kane, C., Shepherd, A., …McIver, V. (2017). Living with an indwelling urethral catheter in a community setting: exploring triggers for unscheduled community nurse ‘out of hours’ visits. Journal of clinical nursing. doi:10.1111/jocn.14117
Aims and Objective: To explore the experiences of community patients living with a urethral catheter and those caring for them.
Background: Living at home with an indwelling...
Hanley, J., Hogg, R., & Smith, P. (2017). Learning lessons from the analysis of patient complaints relating to staff attitudes, behaviour and communication, using the concept of emotional labour. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi:10.1111/jocn.14121. ISSN 0962-1067
Objectives: This paper explores the content of letters of complaint by patients and carers about the behaviour, attitudes and communication of healthcare staff.
Neubeck, L., Freedman, B., Lowres, N., Hyund, K., Orchard, J., Briffa, T., …Redfern, J. (2017). Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events (CHOICE) replication study two-year follow-up: is an extended program beneficial?. Heart, Lung and Circulation, ISSN 1443-9506
Background: Globally, attendance at cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is between 15-30%. Alternative models of individualised care are recommended to promote participation in CR, ho...
Li, J., Lowres, N., Jin, K., Zhang, L., Neubeck, L. & Gallagher, R. (in press). Quality and cultural sensitivity of linguistically appropriate CVD information for Chinese immigrants: a review of online resources from heart foundations. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. ISSN 0889-4655
Background: Chinese immigrants are at increased risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) compared to Chinese nationals, partly due to lifestyle changes and knowledge deficits. T...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Jin, K., Gallagher, R., Neubeck, L. & Freedman, S. B. (in press). Incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation recurrence in patients discharged in sinus rhythm after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. ISSN 1569-9293
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased stroke risk and mortality post-discharge. POAF is often considered transient, however recurrence is like...
Mullen, R., Kydd, A., Fleming, A., & McMillan, L. (2017). Dignity in nursing care: What does it mean to student nurses?. Nursing Ethics, doi:10.1177/0969733017720825. ISSN 0969-7330
Background: Despite growing interest in the potential of nursing education to enhance dignity in nursing
care, relatively little is known about what dignity means to nursing s...
Neubeck, L. (in press). Mobile Technology Use In Patients Eligible For Cardiac Rehabilitation: Does Age Matter?. Journal of Medical Internet Research. ISSN 1439-4456
Kydd, A. & Fleming, A. (2017). Prescribing for the Oldest Old. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine. 7(5 (supp.))doi:10.4172/2165-7386-C1-010. ISSN 2165-7386
Given the global increase in people over the age of 85, there is a growing body of literature looking at treating the oldest old. However much of this work is confined to the...
Kydd, A., Fleming, A., Gardner, S. & Hafford-Letchfield, P. (in press). Ageism in the Third Age. In N/ABerlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN N/A
In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma a...
Poffley, A., Thomas, E., Grace, S. L., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, R., Niebauer, J. & O’Neil, A. (2017). A systematic review of cardiac rehabilitation registries. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. doi:10.1177/2047487317724576. ISSN 2047-4873
Introduction: Despite cardiac rehabilitation (CR) being recommended in clinical practice guidelines internationally these services are under-utilised, programs are not standar...