Parkes, T., Coull, A., Stoddart, B. & Gray, S. (2011). Evaluation of Non-Medical Nurse Prescribing within NHS Fife Addictions Services. NHS Fife
No abstract available.
Watterson, A., Turner, F., Coull, A., Murray, I. & Boreham, N. (2009). An Evaluation of the Expansion of Nurse Prescribing in Scotland. http://www.stir.ac.uk/research/hub/publication/1636: Scottish Government
Introduction 1. Nurse prescribing first became part of the UK government's policy agenda following the Cumberlege Report (DHSS, 1986). By 2001, nurse prescribing was extended ...
Watterson, A., Anderson, I., Coull, A. & Wilson, M. D. (2006). Report on a Health Needs Assessment for Homeless People in Forth Valley NHS Area. Stirling, Scotland: Forth Valley NHS Board
Coull, A. (2002). A Route to Enhanced Competence for Tissue Viability Nurse Specialists: Continuing professional development portfolio. Edinburgh: NHS Scotland
No abstract available.
Coull, A., & Sharp, A. (2018). Understanding leg ulceration associated with Intravenous drug use. Nursing Times, 114(6), (31-34). ISSN 0954-7762
Clinicians are reporting a rise in numbers of people with leg ulceration and a history of injecting drug use. These tend to be younger people with little co-morbidity. The ulc...
Lafferty, C., Smith, L., Coull, A. & Shanley, J. (2016). The experience of an increase in the injection of ethylphenidate in Lothian April 2014–March 2015. Scottish Medical Journal. 61(2), 74-83. doi:10.1177/0036933016649871. ISSN 0036-9330
Background and aims
New psychoactive substances are causing increasing harm across the UK but the use of new psychoactive substance by injecting has become a significant probl...
Coull, A. (2015). The role of intravenous drug use in venous leg ulceration. British Journal of Nursing. 24(Sup20), S17-S17. ISSN 0966-0461
Coull, A. F., Atherton, I., Taylor, A., & Watterson, A. E. (2014). Prevalence of skin problems and leg ulceration in a sample of young injecting drug users. Harm Reduction Journal, 11(1), (22). doi:10.1186/1477-7517-11-22. ISSN 1477-7517
Drug users suffer harm from the injecting process, and clinical services are reporting increasing numbers presenting with skin-related problems such as abscesses and leg ulcer...
Niblo, J. & Coull, A. (2013). Ankle brachial pressure index of normal, healthy, younger adults. British Journal of Nursing. 22(Sup8), S16-S21. doi:10.12968/bjon.2013.22.Sup8.S16. ISSN 0966-0461
Doppler ultrasound and ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) calculations are used in the assessment of lower limb vascularity, specifically to determine arterial deficiency. A...
Male, S., Coull, A. & Murphy-Black, T. (2007). Preliminary study to investigate the normal range of Ankle Brachial Pressure Index in young adults. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 16(10), 1878-1885. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.01796.x. ISSN 0962-1067
Aim. The aim of this study was to find the normal range of Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) for healthy adults in the 20–40-year age group. The hypothesis was: there is n...
Ring, N., Coull, A., Howie, C., Murphy-Black, T. & Watterson, A. (2006). Analysis of the impact of a national initiative to promote evidence-based nursing practice. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 12(4), 232-240. doi:10.1111/j.1440-172x.2006.00569.x. ISSN 1322-7114
Best Practice Statements (BPS) are designed to facilitate evidence-based practice. This descriptive, exploratory study evaluated
the impact of five of these statements in Scot...
Coull, A., Tolson, D. & McIntosh, J. (2006). Class-3c compression bandaging for venous ulcers: comparison of spiral and figure-of-eight techniques. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 54(3), 274-283. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2006.03816.x. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim. This paper reports a study to compare the differences in compression produced on a limb using a spiral and a figure-of-eight bandaging technique.
Background. Chronic le...
Ring, N., Malcolm, C., Coull, A., Murphy-Black, T., & Watterson, A. (2005). Nursing best practice statements: an exploration of their implementation in clinical practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 14(9), (1048-1058). ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives. To explore implementation of the first five Best Practice Statements from the perspective of nurses involved in their development.
Background. Best Practi...
Coull, A. (2005). Innovative web-based distance learning. Wounds UK. 1(1), 56-61. ISSN 1746-6814
Nursing management of leg ulceration is a skilled activity requiring the integration of both practice and theoretical knowledge. Access to specialist education programmes is e...
Coull, A. & Clark, M. (2005). Best practice statement for compression hosiery. Wounds UK. 1(1), 70-78. ISSN 1746-6814
The use of compression hosiery requires adequate knowledge on the part of the practitioner to enable the selection of appropriate products, and a working partnership with pati...