Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2016). Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys. Glasgow: Macmillan Cancer Support UK
First report of five year evaluation.
Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2015). Evaluation of Glasgow: Improving the Cancer journey programme. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow City Council; Macmillan Cancer Support
This is the first report from a five-year evaluation of Glasgow’s ‘Improving the Cancer Journey’ programme. Improving the Cancer Journey (hereafter referred to as ICJ) was lau...
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press). The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...
Kelly, L. J., Snowden, A., Paterson, R., & Campbell, K. (in press). Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients. British Journal of Nursing, 28(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.14.S4
The literature on patient experience of living with a central venous access device (CVAD) is growing, but remains sparse. It suggests that patients accept CVADs as...
Snowden, A., Gibbon, A., & Grant, R. (2019). What Is the Impact of Chaplaincy in Primary Care? The GP Perspective. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 6(2), 200-214. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.34709
People often attend primary care with sub-clinical or non-medical issues such as bereavement, distress, or loneliness. Often what is needed is someone to listen, but GP appoin...
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 ...
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
To identify effective treatments and risk factors associated with death rattle in adults at the end of life.
The presence of noisy, pooled respiratory tract sec...
Štiglic, G., Cilar, L., Novak, Ž., Vrbnjak, D., Stenhouse, R., Snowden, A., & Pajnkihar, M. (2018). Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study. Nurse Education Today, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.03.028
Emotional intelligence in nursing is of global interest. International studies identify that emotional intelligence influences nurses' work and relationships with p...
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...
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...
Hendry, A., Snowden, A., & Brown, M. (2017). When holistic care is not holistic enough: the role of sexual health in mental health settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14085
to explore the preparation that mental health nurses receive to address sexual health in practice.
People who use the mental health services often have complex ...
Snowden, A., Stenhouse, R., Duers, L., Marshall, S., Carver, F., Brown, N., & Young, J. (2018). The relationship between emotional intelligence, previous caring experience and successful completion of a pre-registration nursing/midwifery degree. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(2), 433-442. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13455
To examine the relationship between baseline emotional intelligence and prior caring experience with completion of pre-registration nurse and midwifery education.
Snowden, A., & Telfer, I. (2017). Patient Reported Outcome Measure of Spiritual Care as Delivered by Chaplains. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 23(4), 131-155. https://doi.org/10.1080/08854726.2017.1279935
Chaplains are employed by health organizations around the world to support patients in recognizing and addressing their spiritual needs. There is currently no generalizable me...
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.
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...