Bolton, S., Harkness, M. & Thomson, S. (2011). ROTEM thromboelastometry identifies blood product requirements during major obstetric haemorrhage
Introduction: major obstetric haemorrhage (MOH) is a
significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite a lack of published evidence, thromboelastometry has been r...
Harkness, M., Hayward, I., Mok, M. & Clark, V. (2010). Using a care pathway as part of an integrated approach to reduce inappropriate blood transfusion in stable postpartum women
Teig, M., Harkness, M., Catling, S. & Clark, V. (2007). Survey of cell-salvage use in obstetrics in the UK
Introduction: donor blood is a scarce and expensive
resource, and transfusion is not without risk.1
CEMACH2 and NICE3 have stated that cell salvage
should be considered in maj...
Bessos, H., Fagge, T., Wilson, D., Harkness, M., Rentoul, F., Ahya, R., …Turner, M. (2002). Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia in Scotland: a national HPA-1 epidemiological study involving 26,506 pregnant women
Objective: Severe neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
(NAITP) in the Caucasian population is mainly due to a mismatch in the HPA-I epitope between mother and fetus. In August...
Mclnnes, R. J. & Stone, D. H. (1999). Promotion of exclusive breastfeeding. Lancet. 354(9173), 161. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(05)75293-4. ISSN 0140-6736
McInnes, R. J. (1998). All mothers should be offered help and support to breast feed. BMJ British medical journal. 316(7137), 1093. ISSN 1468-5833
McInnes, R. J. & Tappin, D. M. (1996). Value of milk tokens for breast feeding mothers should be increased. BMJ British medical journal. 313(7070), 1484-1485. doi:10.1136/bmj.313.7070.1484c. ISSN 1468-5833
EDITOR,—In the deprived housing estates on the periphery of Glasgow roughly 7% of babies are breast fed at the end of the first week of life. Much research has related infant ...
Bessos, H., Turner, M., Fagge, T., Harkness, M., Rentoul, F., Seymour, J., …Urbaniak, S. (2002). Health economic evaluation of the cost effectiveness of antenatal screening for HPA-1 induced alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT)
Background: The great majority of severe NAIT is due to HPA-1a antibodies (ab). However, due to uncertainties in clinical management and health economics, HPA-1 phenotyping of...
McHugh, N., Edwards, N. & Leap, N. (2011). A Tale of Two Supervisors
Jefford, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, doi:10.1080/02646838.2017.1396302. ISSN 0264-6838
Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-
Revised (BSS-R) has recently been endorsed by international expert
consensus for global use as the birth satisf...
Edwards, M., Jepson, R., & McInnes, R. (2018). Breastfeeding initiation: an in-depth qualitative analysis of the perspectives of women and midwives using Social Cognitive Theory. Midwifery, 57, (8-17). doi:10.1016/j.midw.2017.10.013. ISSN 0266-6138
To explore women's and midwives’ expectations, knowledge and experiences of breastfeeding initiation using Social Cognitive Theory.
A qualitative study using ...
Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C. & Redshaw, M. (2017). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI). BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 17(1), 277-286. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1459-5. ISSN 1471-2393
Background: The current study sought to develop a short birth satisfaction indicator utilising items from the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) for use as a brief measu...
Hollins-Martin, C. (2017). Education for parenthood. In MacDonald, S. & Johnson, G. (Eds.). Mayes' Midwifery, 318-330. (15). Elsevier. ISBN 9780702062117
No abstract available.
McInnes, R. J., Dickson, C., & Barclay, C. (2017). Buggy walking groups: An asset-based approach to health care. Journal of Health Visiting, 5(5), (236-243). doi:10.12968/johv.2017.5.5.236. ISSN 2050-8719
Postnatal buggy walking is an accessible activity for new mothers, but there has been limited assessment of its impact on wellbeing in healthy postnatal populations or on comm...
Giakoumelou, S., Wheelhouse, N., Brown, J., Wade, J., Simitsidellis, I., Gibson, D., …Horne, A. W. (2017). Chlamydia trachomatis infection of human endometrial stromal cells induces defective decidualisation and chemokine release. Scientific Reports, 7, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02223-z
Miscarriage affects ~20% of pregnancies and 30 maternal infections account for ~15% of early miscarriages. Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct) has been associated with miscarriage but ...