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A qualitative study on the perceived impact of using an integrated community-based supportive cancer service

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Young, J., & Snowden, A. (2019)
A qualitative study on the perceived impact of using an integrated community-based supportive cancer service. European Journal of Cancer Care, 28(3), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13001
Objective ‘Improving the Cancer Journey’ (ICJ) is an original, community based, multidisciplinary service offering holistic support to people diagnosed with cancer in Scotland...

A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient

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Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018)
A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), 1639-1648. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13704
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle. Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...

Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult

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Kolb, H., Snowden, A., & Stevens, E. (2018)
Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13557
Aim To identify effective treatments and risk factors associated with death rattle in adults at the end of life. Background The presence of noisy, pooled respiratory tract sec...

‘What’s on your mind?’ The only necessary question in spiritual care

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Snowden, A., Lobb, E. A., Schmidt, S., Swing, A. M., Logan, P., & Macfarlane, C. (2018)
‘What’s on your mind?’ The only necessary question in spiritual care. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 8(1), 19-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/20440243.2018.1431031
Around the world, chaplains provide specialist spiritual care for people with complex healthcare needs. If the nature of chaplain interventions was better understood then mult...

Reflection on practice: Consultation skills

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McLeish, L., & Snowden, A. (2017)
Reflection on practice: Consultation skills. Nurse Prescribing, 15(12), 600-604. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.12.600
The aim of this case study is to illustrate how prescribing decisions can be enhanced through the use of systematic consultation, reflection on practice and relevant informati...

A screening tool for predicting gatekeeping behaviour

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Snowden, A., & Young, J. (2017)
A screening tool for predicting gatekeeping behaviour. Nursing Open, 4(4), 187-199. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.83
Aim: To develop a typology and screening tool for gatekeeping behaviours by nurses responsible for recruitment in palliative care research. Design: Concurrent analysis. Method...

Two years of unintended consequences: introducing an electronic health record system in a hospice in Scotland

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Snowden, A., & Kolb, H. (2017)
Two years of unintended consequences: introducing an electronic health record system in a hospice in Scotland. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(9-10), 1414-1427. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13576
Aims and objectives The aim of the study was to explore the impact of implementing an electronic health record system on staff at a Scottish hospice. Background Electronic hea...

Protocol for a mixed methods longitudinal enquiry into the impact of a community based supportive service for people affected by cancer

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Snowden, A., Young, J., & Fleming, M. (2016)
Protocol for a mixed methods longitudinal enquiry into the impact of a community based supportive service for people affected by cancer. BMC Cancer, 16(1), 720. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-016-2757-4
Background: Globally, cancer rates are increasing. In Scotland, it is estimated that 2 in 5 people will develop cancer in their lifetime. Therefore, this is crucial time to pr...

A systematic review on the factors associated with positive experiences in carers of someone with cancer.

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Young, J., & Snowden, A. (2016)
A systematic review on the factors associated with positive experiences in carers of someone with cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care,
The aim of this review was to identify the factors associated with positive experiences in non-professional carers of someone with a cancer diagnosis. A systematic search of t...

Do emotional intelligence and previous caring experience influence student nurse performance? A comparative analysis

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Stenhouse, R., Snowden, A., Young, J., Carver, F., Carver, H., & Brown, N. (2016)
Do emotional intelligence and previous caring experience influence student nurse performance? A comparative analysis. Nurse Education Today, 43, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.04.015
Background: Reports of poor nursing care have focused attention on values based selection of candidates onto nursing programmes. Values based selection lacks clarity and valid...