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Variation in the alcohol content of a ‘drink’ of wine and spirit poured by a sample of the Scottish population

Journal Article
Gill, J. S., & Donaghy, M. (2004)
Variation in the alcohol content of a ‘drink’ of wine and spirit poured by a sample of the Scottish population. Health Education Research, 19(5), 485-491. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyg059
The standard UK alcohol unit is used to record alcohol consumption and, in health promotion, as a useful yardstick by which the public may be encouraged to monitor their own d...

How the stigma of low literacy can impair patient-professional spoken interactions and affect health: Insights from a qualitative investigation

Journal Article
Easton, P., Entwistle, V. A., & Williams, B. (2013)
How the stigma of low literacy can impair patient-professional spoken interactions and affect health: Insights from a qualitative investigation. BMC Health Services Research, 13(319), https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-319
Background Low literacy is a significant problem across the developed world. A considerable body of research has reported associations between low literacy and less appropriat...

Eating Habits of Young Persons for Healthy Aging: An Exploratory Study Involving University Students in Hong Kong

Book
Cheung, S. T., & Dawkes, S. (2017)
Eating Habits of Young Persons for Healthy Aging: An Exploratory Study Involving University Students in Hong Kong. In B. Fong, A. Ng, & P. Yuen (Eds.), Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population, 343-356. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2633-9.ch018
Fruits and vegetables are important parts of healthy eating and they provide excellent sources of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber in our diet. Those who consume fruits a...

Older people’s self-management of coronary heart disease after coronary intervention

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Dawkes, S., Raeside, R., Elliott, L., & Donaldson, J. (2017, October)
Older people’s self-management of coronary heart disease after coronary intervention. Paper presented at Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, Singapore
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Infection control: evidence-based common sense

Journal Article
Dancer, S. J. (2016)
Infection control: evidence-based common sense. Infection, Disease & Health, 21(4), 147-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2016.10.003
When compared against classical sciences, infection control is very much the ‘new kid-on-the-block’. This means that activities directed by infection prevention and control ar...

Disastrous performance of NanoCote/Aqua Based antimicrobial paint in a hospital setting

Journal Article
Ramsden, J., Reid, M., Whatley, V., & Dancer, S. (2016)
Disastrous performance of NanoCote/Aqua Based antimicrobial paint in a hospital setting. Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry, 16(3), 131-136. https://doi.org/10.4024/16ra16a.jbpc.16.03
Attempts are being made to incorporate copper into clear varnish in order to coat environmental surfaces in hospitals with the long-term goal of reducing healthcare-acquired i...

The economic costs of health service treatments for asbestos-related mesothelioma deaths.

Journal Article
Watterson, A., Gorman, T., Malcolm, C., Robinson, M., & Beck, M. (2006)
The economic costs of health service treatments for asbestos-related mesothelioma deaths. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1076(1), 871-881. https://doi.org/10.1196/annals.1371.042
This article explores the complex and neglected picture of occupational and environmental disease healthcare costs specifically relating to asbestos. Diagnosed mesothelioma ca...

Heavy Drinkers and the Potential Impact of Minimum Unit Pricing—No Single or Simple Effect?

Journal Article
Gill, J., Black, H., O’May, F., Chick, J., Gill, J., Black, H., …Chick, J. (2017)
Heavy Drinkers and the Potential Impact of Minimum Unit Pricing—No Single or Simple Effect?. Alcohol and alcoholism : international journal of the Medical Council on Alcoholism, 52(6), 722-729. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agx060
Aims: To explore the potential impact of a minimum unit price (MUP: 50 pence per UK unit) on the alcohol consumption of ill Scottish heavy drinkers. Methods: Participants wer...

Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers

Journal Article
O'Leary, L., Taggart, L., & Cousins, W. (2018)
Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31, 122-135. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12396
Background The health-related behaviours of people with intellectual disabilities may be determined by organisational influences. This innovative study aimed to explore manage...

Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer

Journal Article
McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M. J., McLaren, N., & Willis, D. S. (2017)
Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-017-1284-6
Cancer is a key priority worldwide, and caring for children and young people with cancer requires a range of specific knowledge, skills and experience in order to deliver the ...