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Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation

Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Aitken-Arbuckle, A., Lake, S., Hollins Martin, C., & MacArthur, J. (2020)
Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05159-9
Background Good quality midwifery care saves the lives of women and babies. Continuity of midwife carer (CMC), a key component of good quality midwifery care, results in bette...

“Labelled High-Risk”: Exploring perception of risk during childbirth in women with a BMI>35kg/m²

Thesis
Norris, G. “Labelled High-Risk”: Exploring perception of risk during childbirth in women with a BMI>35kg/m². (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2389217
This thesis reports on a qualitative exploration of the lived experience of seven pregnant women, medically classified as severely obese, and subsequently labelled as a high-r...

The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers

Journal Article
Omani-Samani, R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Martin, C. R., Maroufizadeh, S., Ghaheri, A., & Navid, B. (in press)
The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2019.1651265
Objective: Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) is a short selfreport instrument designed to measure satisfaction of the childbearing women’s experiences of lab...

Systematic mixed‐study review of nonpharmacological management of neonatal abstinence syndrome

Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Kelly, L. E. (2019)
Systematic mixed‐study review of nonpharmacological management of neonatal abstinence syndrome. Birth, 46(3), 428-438. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12427
Background: Neonatal abstinence syndrome is a multi-system disorder resulting from exposure to maternal addictive substance use in pregnancy. Withdrawal is characterized by ne...

The views and experiences of suicidal children and young people of mental health support services: A meta-ethnography.

Journal Article
Gilmour, L., Ring, N., & Maxwell, M. (2019)
The views and experiences of suicidal children and young people of mental health support services: A meta-ethnography. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 24(3), 217-229. https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12328
Background: Suicide is amongst the leading causes of death in young people globally and a health priority worldwide. For children and young people (CYP) attempting or consid...

Mode of birth after caesarean section: individual prediction scores using Scottish population data

Journal Article
Denham, S. H., Humphrey, T., deLabrusse, C., & Dougall, N. (2019)
Mode of birth after caesarean section: individual prediction scores using Scottish population data. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 84(19), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2226-6
Background Rising caesarean section (CS) rates are a global health concern. Contemporary data indicates that almost 50% of CS are electively performed, with a high proportion ...

Serum Sodium Level Variability As A Prognosticator In Older Adults

Journal Article
Barma, M. A., Soiza, R. L., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., Frost, H., & Witham, M. D. (2018)
Serum Sodium Level Variability As A Prognosticator In Older Adults. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation, 78(7-8), 632-638. https://doi.org/10.1080/00365513.2018.1543893
Our aim was to explore biological variation of serum sodium levels as a method of quantifying health risk in older adults. We investigated whether dynamic changes in serum sod...

Spanish validation and factor structure of the birth satisfaction scale-revised (BSS-R).

Journal Article
Romero-Gonzalez, B., Peralta-Ramirez, M. I., Caparros-Gonzalez, R. A., Cambil-Ledesma, A., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2019)
Spanish validation and factor structure of the birth satisfaction scale-revised (BSS-R). Midwifery, 70, 31-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.12.009
Objective: To translate and validate a Spanish-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and describe key measurement properties. Design: A cross-sectio...

Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman

Journal Article
Al Maskari, T., Melville, C., Al Farsi, Y., Wahid, R., & Willis, D. (in press)
Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman. Early Child Development and Care, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1550084
Few studies explored the challenges associated with screening of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Arab and Middle Eastern countries. This study aims to explore the facilitato...

Women's views about a free breast pump service: an online survey to inform intervention development.

Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Gillespie, N., Crossland, N., Moran, V. H., & Hoddinott, P. (2019)
Women's views about a free breast pump service: an online survey to inform intervention development. Maternal and Child Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12745
Improving breastfeeding outcomes is a global priority, however, in the UK continuation of breastfeeding remains low. Growing empirical evidence suggests a free breast pump ser...