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Qualitative research in sport sciences: is the biomedical ethics model applicable? (2003)
Journal Article
OLIVIER, S. and FISHWICK, L. 2003. Qualitative research in sport sciences: is the biomedical ethics model applicable? Forum: qualitative social research [online], 4(1), article number 12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17169/fqs-4.1.754

Research in sports science has historically been grounded in positivist traditions. This means that ethics committees may not be adequately sensitized to the ethical problems posed by qualitative research. Qualitative researchers may thus be disadvan... Read More about Qualitative research in sport sciences: is the biomedical ethics model applicable?.

Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. (2002)
Thesis
UNSWORTH, J. 2002. Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The development of nursing practice has become a central feature of modern healthcare. The advent of clinical governance has resulted in the development of an organisational climate where practitioners are encouraged to develop direct care and health... Read More about Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service..

Systematic review of exercise and the long-term outcomes of the treatment for obesity. (2002)
Journal Article
BROWN, T.J., AVENELL, A., BROOM, J., SMITH, W.C.S., JUNG, R., CAMPBELL, M.K. and GRANT, A.M. 2002. Systematic review of exercise and the long-term outcomes of the treatment for obesity. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society [online], 61(3A), page 154A. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665102000289

We systematically reviewed randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of obesity treatments in adults and assessed long term effects on weight and risk factors for disease.

Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. (2002)
Thesis
SOORAPAN, S. 2002. Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that is associated with substantial morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. All patients with diabetes require a high level of clinical care to prevent the development of diabetic complications. The a... Read More about Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting..

Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects. (2002)
Journal Article
STEWART, A.D., STEWART, A. and REID, D.M. 2002. Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects. Bone [online], 31(1), pages 195-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S8756-3282(02)00811-6

Calf circumference has been cited as an independent risk factor for hip fracture. Correcting this measured girth for subcutaneous adipose tissue or fluid accumulation provides a more valid estimate of lean tissue, but has not been reported in elderly... Read More about Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects..

Assessment of a putative oncogene ZNF217 in colorectal cancer by multiplex quantitative real-time PCR. (2002)
Presentation / Conference
ROONEY, P.H., BOONSONG, A., MCFADYEN, M., MCLEOD, H.L., CASSIDY, J. and MURRAY, G.I. 2002. Assessment of a putative oncogene ZNF217 in colorectal cancer by multiplex quantitative real-time PCR. Presented at the 184th Meeting of the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 2-5 July 2002, Dublin, Ireland.

Detection of gene amplification is a process that is recognised as a means of identifying oncogenes. This presentation discusses a study in which the gene copy number of a putative oncogene (ZNF217) was assessed in 80 colon carcinomas by multiplex qu... Read More about Assessment of a putative oncogene ZNF217 in colorectal cancer by multiplex quantitative real-time PCR..

Metabolically active cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 in solid tumours: a novel target for chemotherapeutic intervention. (2002)
Presentation / Conference
MCFADYEN, M.C.E., MELVIN, W.T. and MURRAY, G.I. 2002. Metabolically active cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 in solid tumours: a novel target for chemotherapeutic intervention. Presented at the 2002 British cancer research meeting (BCRM 2002), 30 June - 3 July 2002, Glasgow, UK.

Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 is a member of a superfamily of haemoproteins that are central to the oxidative metabolism of a wide variety of endogenous and exogenous compounds. Several of these enzymes have an established role in the metabolic bio-transfor... Read More about Metabolically active cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 in solid tumours: a novel target for chemotherapeutic intervention..

Morphological changes in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells in response to Bis-Naphthalimidopropylspermidine-treatment. (2002)
Journal Article
PAVLOV, V., RODILLA, V. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2002. Morphological changes in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells in response to Bis-Naphthalimidopropylspermidine-treatment. Biotechnology and biotechnological equipment [online], 16(1), pages 118-123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13102818.2002.10819165

The effects of bis-naphthalimidopropylspermidine (BNIPSpd), a representative of a novel class of polyamine derivatives with antiproliferative properties on the morphology of MCF-7 human breast cancer cells were studied. BNIPSpd was shown to cause cyt... Read More about Morphological changes in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells in response to Bis-Naphthalimidopropylspermidine-treatment..

Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. (2002)
Thesis
YOUNG, A.F. 2002. Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: This research was undertaken during a period of rapid change within the NHS including the deinstitutionalisation of care, and increased emphasis on partnership working. The main aim of the study was to examine collaborative goalsetting as... Read More about Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare..

Use of CYP1B1 inhibitors for treating cancer. (2001)
Patent
MURRAY, G.I., MELVIN, W.T. and MCFADYEN, M. 2001. Use of CYP1B1 inhibitors for treating cancer. International patent application PCT/GB2001/000548. International publication number WO/2001/058444 (WO 01/58444 A1), published 16.08.2001. Available from: https://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/detail.jsf?docId=WO2001058444

CYP1B1 proteins and their role in metabolising or inactivating anti-cancer drugs are disclosed, together with compositions for treating cancer comprising a substance capable of inhibiting CYP1B1 protein and an anti-cancer drug (e.g. docetaxel, paclit... Read More about Use of CYP1B1 inhibitors for treating cancer..

Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 over-expression in primary and metastatic ovarian cancer. (2001)
Journal Article
MCFADYEN, M.C.E., CRUICKSHANK, M.E., MILLER, I.D., MCLEOD, H.L., MELVIN, W.T., HAITES, N.E., PARKIN, D. and MURRAY, G.I. 2001. Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 over-expression in primary and metastatic ovarian cancer. British journal of cancer [online], 85(2), pages 242-246. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1054/bjoc.2001.1907

Ovarian cancer is the most frequent cause of death from gynaecological malignancies world wide. Little improvement has been made in the long-term outcome of this disease, with the 5-year survival of patients only 30%. This poor prognosis is due to th... Read More about Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 over-expression in primary and metastatic ovarian cancer..

Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1: a novel mechanism of drug resistance. (2001)
Presentation / Conference
MCFADYEN, M.C.E., MELVIN, W.T. and MURRAY, G.I. 2001. Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1: a novel mechanism of drug resistance. Presented at the 2001 British cancer research meeting (BCRM 2001), 1-4 July 2001, Leeds, UK.

CYP1B1 is a member of the cytochrome P450 enzymes, which are central to the oxidative metabolism of a wide range of substrates, including endogenous compounds involved in cell signaling, environmental carcinogens and anti-cancer drugs. This presentat... Read More about Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1: a novel mechanism of drug resistance..

Nursing perspectives on women, health and work in the socio-cultural context of poor communities in Northeast Thailand. (2001)
Thesis
JONGUDOMKARN, D. 2001. Nursing perspectives on women, health and work in the socio-cultural context of poor communities in Northeast Thailand. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Women from poor communities in Northeast Thailand can be considered as a disadvantaged group who have struggled against several problems in their daily living and who have worked hard to sustain their lives through unskilled labour. In such a strong... Read More about Nursing perspectives on women, health and work in the socio-cultural context of poor communities in Northeast Thailand..

Informed consent in sport science. (2001)
Journal Article
OLIVIER, S. and OLIVIER, A. 2001. Informed consent in sport science. Sportscience [online], 5(1), article ID 0101/so. Available from: https://www.sportsci.org/jour/0101/so.htm

Obtaining informed consent is a prerequisite for a subject's participation in a research project. Informed consent is the potential subject's formal agreement to take part in a research project. The process of obtaining consent includes providing sub... Read More about Informed consent in sport science..

Development, implementation and evaluation of harm reduction techniques for drug users. (2000)
Thesis
SCOTT, J. 2000. Development, implementation and evaluation of harm reduction techniques for drug users. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Recent strategies within health and social care state policies and interventions should be selected on the basis of evidence available to demonstrate their benefits. The provision of services for drug users is no exception to this. Harm reduction is... Read More about Development, implementation and evaluation of harm reduction techniques for drug users..

A prospective study of the incidence and nature of injuries to adult rugby players. (1990)
Journal Article
CLARK, D.R., ROUX, C. and NOAKES, T.D. 1990. A prospective study of the incidence and nature of injuries to adult rugby players. South African medical journal [online], 77(6), pages 559-562. Available from: http://tinyurl.com/ye295aea

The incidence and nature of injuries occurring in 8 adult club rugby teams was followed prospectively during the 1988 rugby season. The findings were compared with those from two similar studies in schoolboy rugby players. A total of 114 injuries wer... Read More about A prospective study of the incidence and nature of injuries to adult rugby players..

Midwives', health visitors', family nurse practitioners' and women's experiences of the NHS Grampian's Financial Inclusion Pathway in practice: a qualitative investigation of early implementation and impact. [Briefing Paper]
Report
DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E., DAVIS, T. and LITTLEJOHN, C. 2022. Midwives', health visitors', family nurse practitioners' and women's experiences of the NHS Grampian's Financial Inclusion Pathway in practice: a qualitative investigation of early implementation and impact. Study briefing paper.

All Local Child Poverty Action Plans require midwives, health visitors and family nurses to identify families with children under five at risk of financial hardship, and to refer them for help to increase their household incomes. This strategy (the s... Read More about Midwives', health visitors', family nurse practitioners' and women's experiences of the NHS Grampian's Financial Inclusion Pathway in practice: a qualitative investigation of early implementation and impact. [Briefing Paper].

"Doing" is never enough if "being" is neglected: the influence of an emotional intelligence programme (EIP) on midwives' emotional wellbeing and experiences of practice: a pilot survey study.
Report
TABIB, M., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K. 2023. "Doing" is never enough if "being" is neglected: the influence of an emotional intelligence programme (EIP) on midwives' emotional wellbeing and experiences of practice: a pilot survey study. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/2158762

This brief report summarises the methodology, findings and conclusion of a study that aimed to evaluate the impact of an emotional intelligence training programme for midwives. The programme aimed to address known issues with high stress and burnout... Read More about "Doing" is never enough if "being" is neglected: the influence of an emotional intelligence programme (EIP) on midwives' emotional wellbeing and experiences of practice: a pilot survey study..

Welcome to the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research podcast. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J. 2022. Welcome to the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research podcast. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 0). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/welcome-to-the-north-of-scotland-parkinson-s-research-podcast/

Welcome to the NoSPRIG podcasts! The aim of our podcast series is to focus on Parkinson's research from a Scottish perspective and highlight some of the work being done here to find out more about the mechanisms of this complex disease and ways of ma... Read More about Welcome to the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research podcast. [Podcast].

Dr. Angus Macleod. [Podcast]
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JONES, J. and MACLEOD, A. 2023. Dr. Angus Macleod. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 1). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-angus-macleod/

Dr Angus Macleod is an Honorary Consultant Neurologist with NHS Grampian, specialising in movement disorders including Parkinson's. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine at the University of Aberdeen. This podcast focuses on his own... Read More about Dr. Angus Macleod. [Podcast].