Lloyd, M., Skelton, D., Mead, G., Williams, B., & Van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for non-ambulatory stroke survivors: a mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, doi:10.1002/brb3.1000. 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 ...
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...
Adamson, E. (2018). Culture, courage and compassion: exploring the experience of student nurses on placement abroad. Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 5(1), doi:10.1186/s40639-018-0048-4
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 ...
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
Coorey, G. M., Coorey, G. M., Neubeck, L., Mulley, J., & Redfern, J. (2018). Effectiveness, acceptability and usefulness of mobile applications for cardiovascular disease self-management: Systematic review with meta-synthesis of quantitative and qualitative data. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 25(5), (505-521). doi:10.1177/2047487317750913. ISSN 2047-4873
Background: Mobile technologies are innovative, scalable approaches to reducing risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but evidence related to effectiveness and acceptability r...
Jin, K., Gullick, J., Neubeck, L., Koo, F., & Ding, M. (2017). Acculturation is associated with higher prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors among Chinese immigrants in Australia: Evidence from a large population-based cohort. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, ISSN 2047-4873
Background: Acculturation is associated with increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk-factors among immigrants in Western countries. Little is known about acc...
Mackay, W. G., MacIntosh, T., Kydd, A., Fleming, A., O'Kane, C., Shepherd, A., …McIver, V. (2018). Living with an indwelling urethral catheter in a community setting: Exploring triggers for unscheduled community nurse “out-of-hours” visits. Journal of clinical nursing, 27(3-4), (866-875). doi:10.1111/jocn.14117
Aims and Objective: To explore the experiences of community patients living with a urethral catheter and those caring for them.
Background: Living at home with an indwelling...
Hogg, R., Hanley, J., & Smith, P. (2018). Learning lessons from the analysis of patient complaints relating to staff attitudes, behaviour and communication, using the concept of emotional labour. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(5-6), (e1004-e1012). doi:10.1111/jocn.14121. ISSN 0962-1067
Objectives: This paper explores the content of letters of complaint by patients and carers about the behaviour, attitudes and communication of healthcare staff.
Poffley, A., Thomas, E., Grace, S. L., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, R., Niebauer, J. & O’Neil, A. (2017). A systematic review of cardiac rehabilitation registries. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. doi:10.1177/2047487317724576. ISSN 2047-4873
Introduction: Despite cardiac rehabilitation (CR) being recommended in clinical practice guidelines internationally these services are under-utilised, programs are not standar...
Coorey, G. M., Neubeck, L., Usherwood, T., Peiris, D., Parker, S., Lau, A. Y. S., …Redfern, J. (2017). Implementation of a consumer-focused eHealth intervention for people with moderate-to-high cardiovascular disease risk: protocol for a mixed-methods process evaluation. BMJ Open, 7(1), (e014353). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014353. ISSN 2044-6055
Technology-mediated strategies have potential to engage patients in modifying unhealthy behaviour and improving medication adherence to reduce morbidity and mortality from car...
Dosser, I. (2016). A walk through bereavement theory. End of life care. 6(1), e000033. doi:10.1136/eoljnl-2016-000033. ISSN 1754-1069
This paper examines and discusses specific grief theories that have emerged over a number of years, resulting in an overview of some of the main theories for the reader. It ai...
Devlin, A. M., McGee-Lennon, M., O’Donnell, C. A., Bouamrane, M., Agbakoba, R., O’Connor, S., …Mair, F. S. (2015). Delivering digital health and well-being at scale: lessons learned during the implementation of the dallas program in the United Kingdom. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 23(1), 48-59. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv097. ISSN 1067-5027
To identify implementation lessons from the United Kingdom Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program-a large-scale, national technology progra...
Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Attreed, N. J., Campbell, W. W., Channell, A. M., Chassagne, P., …Hunter, P. (2015). Clinical symptoms, signs and tests for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009647.pub2
There is evidence that water-loss dehydration is common in older people and associated with many causes of morbidity and mortality.
However, it is unclear what clin...
Gwynne, K., Flaskas, Y., O'Brien, C., Jeffries, T. L., McCowen, D., Finlayson, H., …Freedman, B. (2016). Opportunistic screening to detect atrial fibrillation in Aboriginal adults in Australia. BMJ Open. 6(11), e013576. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013576. ISSN 2044-6055
Introduction There is a 10-year gap in life expectancy between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. The leading cause of death for Aboriginal Australians is cardiovascul...
Dawkes, S., & Brown, N. (2017, October). Support needs of patients after elective PCI. Paper presented at Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, Singapore
Introduction and background: Elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) should reduce patients’ angina symptoms but thereafter it is critical that patients self-manage ...
Kydd, A. (2017, July). Ageism. Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco
The developed world has an increasing number of people who are classed as the ‘old’, with the largest increase being those aged over eighty-five years. Population ageing is a ...