Lecturer, Programme Lead MSc Healthcare Management
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), doi: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...
O'Connor, S., Jolliffe, S., Stanmore, E., Renwick, L., & Booth, R. (2018). Social media in nursing and midwifery education: a mixed study systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, ISSN 0309-2402
To synthesize evidence on the effectiveness of social media in nursing and midwifery education.
Social media are being explored to see if these online tools can...
Zhang, L., Ding, D., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, P., Paull, G., Gao, Y., & Gallagher, R. (2018). Mobile technology utilization among patients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds attending cardiac rehabilitation. JMIR Cardio, 2(1), (e13). doi:10.2196/cardio.9424. ISSN 2561-1011
Background: Barriers to attending cardiac rehabilitation (CR), including cultural and linguistic differences, may be addressed
by recent technological developments. However, t...
Chief Scientists Office
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common abnormal heart rhythm affecting more than 1-million people in Scotland. People with AF are five-times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die, comp...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
Digital Health Institute
Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation post stroke.
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, (e01000). ISSN 2162-3279
Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke
survivors. Non-ambulatory ...
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), (e000211). doi: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...
Hübner, U., Shaw, T., Thye, J., Egbert, N., Marin, H. D. F., Chang, P., …Ball, M. (2018). An international recommendation framework of core competencies in health informatics for nurses. Methods of Information in Medicine, 57(S01), (e30-e42). doi:10.3414/me17-01-0155. ISSN 0026-1270
Background: While health informatics recommendations on competencies and education serve as highly desirable corridors for designing curricula and courses, they cannot show ho...
Kydd, A., Fleming, A., Gardner, S., & Hafford-Letchfield, P. (2018). Ageism in the Third Age. In L. Ayalon, & C. Tesch-Roemer (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives on AgeismCham: Springer Verlag
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...
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...
Orchard, J., Lowres, N., Neubeck, L., & Freedman, B. (in press). Opinion: Atrial fibrillation: is there enough evidence to recommend opportunistic or systematic screening?. International Journal of Epidemiology,
No abstract available.
Adamson, E., King, L., Foy, L., McLeod, M., Traynor, J., Watson, W., & Gray, M. (2018). Feedback in clinical practice: Enhancing the students’ experience through action research. Nurse Education in Practice, 31, (48-53). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2018.04.012. ISSN 1471-5953
Feedback to student nurses and midwives within clinical practice is known to be central to their learning and development. A study that focused on student experience of assess...
Dawkes, S. (2018). The rise of PCI and its implication for patient-centred care delivery. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 13(4), (162-163). doi:10.12968/bjca.2018.13.4.162. ISSN 1749-6403
No abstract available. Item is guest editorial.
Adamson, E. (2018). Culture, courage and compassion: exploring the experience of student nurses on placement abroad. Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 5(1),
Nursing is emotional work and learning how to manage their emotions is a valuable part of nurse education. As the workforce becomes increasingly mobile nurses will ...
Straiton, N., Alharbi, M., Bauman, A., Neubeck, L., Gullick, J., Bhindi, R., & Gallagher, R. (2018). The validity and reliability of consumer-grade activity trackers in older, community-dwelling adults: a systematic review. Maturitas, doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.03.016. ISSN 0378-5122
Objective: To understand the validity and reliability of consumer-grade activity trackers (consumer wearables) in older, community-dwelling adults.
Methods: A systematic revie...
Connolly, S., Gillingwater, T. H., Chandler, C., Grant, A., Greig, J., Meskell, M., …Finn, G. (2018). The Anatomical Society's core anatomy syllabus for undergraduate nursing. Journal of Anatomy, doi:10.1111/joa.12782. ISSN 0021-8782
The Anatomical Society has developed a series of learning outcomes in consultation with nursing educators delivering anatomical content to undergraduate (preregistration) nurs...
Neubeck, L., Barclay, K., Dunn, M., Oliver, C., Armitage, W., Oliver, C., …Quinn, T. J. (2018). Blueprint for change in AF: the Scottish national inquiry. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 13(2), (64-69). doi:10.12968/bjca.2018.13.2.64. ISSN 1749-6403
Background: Understanding Atrial Fibrillation (AF) management in Scotland was identified as a key priority at the Cross Party Group (CPG) for Heart Disease and Stroke which me...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
The Physiological Society
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
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...
This project covers the additional time involved in the development of the experience labs
As a precursor to the work described under the DHI application for development of “Diabetes: Understanding Daily Events –an interactive, digital diabetes education site for Young People”, there are se...
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
The project focuses on person centred care for people with learning disabilities at the point of transition from child to adult health services. The project will include multiple nursing perspectives ...
Exploring the presentation, experiences and patterns of decision making that influence self-management following attendance at an Unscheduled Care consultation.
ENU Development Trust
A comparison of views and experiences of physicians in the referrals of end-stage organ failure patients for palliative care between HK and Scotland, UK
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...
Edinburgh Napier University
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