Farquharson, B., Johnston, M., Smith, K., Williams, B., Treweek, S., Dombrowski, S. U., …Grindle, M. (2017). Reducing patient delay in Acute Coronary Syndrome (RAPiD): research protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial examining the effect of a behaviour change intervention. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(5), 1220-1234. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13191
To evaluate the efficacy of a behaviour change technique-based intervention and compare two possible modes of delivery (text+visual and text-only) with usual care.
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Freedman, S. B., Jin, K., & Neubeck, L. (2016). PM188 Screening for Recurrence of New-Onset Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Global Heart, 11(2), e101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.03.351
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased mortality and risk of stroke post-discharge. POAF is often thought to be t...
Chassagne, P., Olde Rikkert, M. G., Hunter, P. R., Hooper, L., Attreed, N. J., Campbell, W. W., …Hunter, P. R. (2012). Clinical and physical signs for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
.To determine the diagnostic accuracy of state, minimally invasive clinical and phys...
Chief Scientists Office
Deaths by suicide among young people are common, increasing year by year in 15-19 year olds, have devastating consequences for everyone involved, and are a signficant UK public health problem. People ...
Irish Health Research Board
Smoking rates remain high in Ireland despite considerable progress being made to reduce them in recent years. Ireland ranks second highest for smoking-related causes of death in the EU. Lung cancer, w...
MacVicar, S. Ibris Study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. (Thesis). Robert Gordon University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1023772
Introduction: Breastfeeding offers the substance exposed mother and
child potential short and long-term health benefits, with breast milk shown to alleviate the severity of Ne...
Stone, K. (2013). The role of schools in supporting vulnerable children and families. WithScotland, University of Stirling
Practitioners who participated in the SCCPN/MARS
research study reported on in What Can Research Do
For You?1 identified the role of schools in supporting
vulnerable children ...
Chalmers, C. Regulatory compliance in Scotland's tattooing and cosmetic body piercing industry: A concurrent mixed methods study. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4361
The objective of any regulation is to realise the goal(s) that justified its intervention. One means of demonstrating this is to determine the extent of regulatory compliance....
Gray, M. & Donaldson, J. H. (2010). Literature review exploring issues of service user and carer involvement in the assessment of students’ practice. Edinburgh, Scotland: Nurse Education Scotland
This literature review focuses on exploring issues of service users and carer involvement in the assessment of students‟ practice. Recommendations are made t...
Donaldson, J. H., Irvine, L., McArthur, G., Millar, L., & Moffat, A. (2009). Scoping Report of the implementation of the National Approach to Mentor Preparation: Core Curriculum Framework
This project report will discuss the findings of a baseline/scoping exercise of
the National Approach to Mentor Preparation for Nurses and Midwives (Core
Gray, M., & Donaldson, J. H. (2009). Exploring issues in the use of grading in practice. Commissioned by NHS Education for Scotland
This literature review focuses on exploring issues of grading in practice, including reliability, validity and the implications for mentor preparation and su...
Brown, M. (2001). Promoting health, supporting inclusion: the national review of the contribution of all nurses and midwives to the care and support of people with learning disabilities.
Afseth, J., Neubeck, L., Karatzias, T., & Grant, R. (2017, June). Holistic Needs Assessment in Brain Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Available Tools. Poster presented at British Neuro Oncology Conference
BACKGROUND: A diagnosis of brain cancer affects nearly 10 000 adults per year in the United Kingdom and has a devastating impact. This is due to the poor prognosis as well as ...
James, K. (2015). An Integrated Community Falls Emergency Pathway. International journal of integrated care, 15(5), https://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.2086
The abstract gives an example of both an innovation to integrated care and an example of good practice: an Integrated Community Falls Emergency Pathway.
Most adults fall each...
Campbell, K., Williams, A., McBride, S., & Matthews-Smith, G. (2014, October). A systematic review of online cancer and palliative care education for nurses and allied health professionals (2000- 2011). Paper presented at International Cancer Education Conference, Florida, USA
Background/Purpose: Embedding online learning within higher education can providing engaging, cost-effective, interactive, and flexible education. By evaluating the impact, o...
Snowden, A. (2013, October). Concordance: A concept analysis. Paper presented at 39th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Collaboration and Partnership in Mental Health Nursing
Adherence based medicines interventions are known to be of limited success. Concordance offers an ethically superior approach as it is grounded in the principle of collaborati...
Jowett, S., Karatzias, T., & Albert, I. (in press). Multiple and interpersonal trauma are risk factors for both PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): A systematic review on the traumatic backgrounds and clinical characteristics of comorbid PTSD / BPD groups versus single disorder groups. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice,
Background: Both BPD and PTSD are associated with exposure to traumatic events and are highly comorbid. No review to date has addressed the clinical presentations and traumati...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...