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North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 8. (2020)
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KYDD, A., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 8. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our eighth issue of the Observatory, in which we are focusing on support for children and young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. We include news, professional matters, and relevant professional and light reading.

What are the unmet supportive care needs of men affected by penile cancer? A systematic review of the empirical evidence. (2020)
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PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., BOWKER, M., JENSEN, B., MACLENNAN, S., YUAN, Y. and N'DOW, J. 2020. What are the unmet supportive care needs of men affected by penile cancer? A systematic review of the empirical evidence. European journal of oncology nursing [online], 48, article ID 101805. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2020.101805

Purpose: To systematically evaluate evidence regarding the unmet supportive care needs of men affected by penile cancer and their partners to create a holistic model of care and inform clinical practice guidelines. Methods: We searched CINAHL, MEDLIN... Read More about What are the unmet supportive care needs of men affected by penile cancer? A systematic review of the empirical evidence..

Characterising the application of the "progressive overload" principle of exercise training within cardiac rehabilitation: a United Kingdom-based community programme. (2020)
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KHUSHHAL, A., NICHOLS, S., CARROLL, S., ABT, G. and INGLE, L. 2020. Characterising the application of the "progressive overload" principle of exercise training within cardiac rehabilitation: a United Kingdom-based community programme. PLoS ONE (online), 15(8), article number e0237197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237197

Recent concerns have cast doubt over the effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes for improving cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in patients with a history of cardiac disease in the United Kingdom (UK). Through an observational study, w... Read More about Characterising the application of the "progressive overload" principle of exercise training within cardiac rehabilitation: a United Kingdom-based community programme..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 7. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 7. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our seventh issue in which we are focusing on higher education issues. The bulletin is available two-weekly and will contain news, professional matters, and relevant professional and light reading.

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 6. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 6. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our sixth themed issue regarding COVID-19. The focus is on care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue signposts you to useful resources concerning this topic.

Experiences of unmet need and access to supportive care for men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: a bi-national study. (2020)
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PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., HOWARD, N., XIBERRAS, P., PILLAY, B. and CROWE, H. 2020. Experiences of unmet need and access to supportive care for men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: a bi-national study. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(4), article ID 151049. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151049

The number of men affected by incurable prostate cancer is expected to increase worldwide. Research is needed to enable men to share their experiences of unmet supportive care needs in current care delivery. We aimed to identify the most frequently r... Read More about Experiences of unmet need and access to supportive care for men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: a bi-national study..

Prostate cancer prehabilitation and the importance of multimodal interventions for person-centred care and recovery. (2020)
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PATERSON, C., ROBERTS, C., TOOHEY, K. and MCKIE, A. 2020. Prostate cancer prehabilitation and the importance of multimodal interventions for person-centred care and recovery. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(4), article ID 151048. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151048

Background: Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer globally. Cancer prehabilitation is defined as a process on the continuum of care that occurs between the time of a cancer diagnosis and the beginning of acute treatment. This a... Read More about Prostate cancer prehabilitation and the importance of multimodal interventions for person-centred care and recovery..

A narrative overview of active surveillance for clinically localised prostate cancer. (2020)
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BATES, A.S., KOSTAKOPOULOS, N., AYERS, J., JAMESON, M., TODD, J., LUKHA, R., CYMES, W., CHASAPI, D., BROWN, N., BHATTACHARYA, Y., PATERSON, C. and LAM, T.B.L. 2020. A narrative overview of active surveillance for clinically localised prostate cancer. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(4), article ID 151045. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151045

Background-Active surveillance (AS) is a strategy employed as an alternative to immediate standard active treatments for patients with low-risk localised prostate cancer (PCa). Active treatments such as radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy are asso... Read More about A narrative overview of active surveillance for clinically localised prostate cancer..

Inconclusive bone scan in men with intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer: what next? (2020)
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PRIMEAU, C., PATERSON, C. and NABI, G. 2020. Inconclusive bone scan in men with intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer: what next? Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(4), article ID 151046. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151046

Objective: To evaluate the incidence of inconclusive bone scans and down-stream imaging and clinical follow-up generated, including subsequent treatment outcomes in men affected by inconclusive bone scans with intermediate- and high-risk prostate can... Read More about Inconclusive bone scan in men with intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer: what next?.

Identifying the supportive care needs of men and women affected by chemotherapy-induced alopecia? A systematic review. (2020)
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PATERSON, C., KOZLOVSKAIA, M., TURNER, M., STRICKLAND, K., ROBERTS, C., OGILVIE, R., PRANAVAN, G. and CRAFT, P. 2021. Identifying the supportive care needs of men and women affected by chemotherapy-induced alopecia? A systematic review. Journal of cancer survivorship [online], 15(1), pages 14-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-020-00907-6

Purpose: To systematically evaluate evidence regarding the unmet supportive care needs of men and women affected by chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) to inform clinical practice guidelines. Methods: We performed a review of CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychIN... Read More about Identifying the supportive care needs of men and women affected by chemotherapy-induced alopecia? A systematic review..

Improving physical and mental health in patients with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: strategies to promote and improve physical activity quality and quantity. (2020)
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TOOHEY, K., MCKUNE, A., NAHON, I., KAVANAGH, P. S., NEWTON, R. U., and PATERSON, C. 2020. Improving physical and mental health in patients with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: strategies to promote and improve physical activity quality and quantity. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(4), article ID 151051. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151051

Objective: Prostate cancer continues to be one of the highest-incident cancers among men. Reducing serum testosterone with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a common effective treatment. While well-demonstrated for cancer suppression, there are n... Read More about Improving physical and mental health in patients with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: strategies to promote and improve physical activity quality and quantity..

The experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [Protocol] (2020)
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STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., RIEGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. The experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42020161235. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020161235

The aim of this mixed methods review is to synthesize and integrate the best available evidence on the experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care. More... Read More about The experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [Protocol].

Co‐creation of five key research priorities across law enforcement and public health: a methodological example and outcomes. (2020)
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MURRAY, J., HEYMAN, I., DOUGALL, N., WOOFF, A., ASHTON, E. and ENANG, I. 2021. Co-creation of five key research priorities across law enforcement and public health: a methodological example and outcomes. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 28(1): law enforcement and public mental health, pages 3-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12664

Introduction: What is known on the subject?: Between policing and health, there are many shared issues. Mental health distress and crises and caring for people who may be vulnerable are priority areas. Working together in partnership is challenging,... Read More about Co‐creation of five key research priorities across law enforcement and public health: a methodological example and outcomes..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 5. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 5. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our fifth themed issue in which we are focusing on gender issues. We have two guest speakers to provide a male and female perspective, and we have provided resources that address the oft-marginalised gender groups.

An exploration of the Rs of radiobiology in prostate cancer. (2020)
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ROBERTS, C. and PATERSON, C. 2020. An exploration of the Rs of radiobiology in prostate cancer. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(4), article ID 151054. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151054

Objectives: To explore the four Rs of radiobiology (Repair, Reoxygenation, Reassortment, and Repopulation) as a means to understand the effects of ionising radiation on biological tissue and subsequently as the basis for conventional fractionated tre... Read More about An exploration of the Rs of radiobiology in prostate cancer..

Current insights into exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in patients with coronary heart disease and chronic heart failure. (2020)
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NICHOLS, S., MCGREGOR, G., BRECKON, J. and INGLE, L. 2021. Current insights into exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in patients with coronary heart disease and chronic heart failure. International journal of sports medicine [online], 42(01), pages 19-26. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1198-5573

Cardiac rehabilitation is a package of lifestyle secondary prevention strategies designed for patients with coronary heart disease and chronic heart failure. A community-based cardiac rehabilitation programme provides patients with a structured exerc... Read More about Current insights into exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in patients with coronary heart disease and chronic heart failure..

District nurses' experiences with a caseload profiling tool: a service evaluation. (2020)
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HARPER-MCDONALD, B. 2020. District nurses' experiences with a caseload profiling tool: a service evaluation. British journal of community nursing [online], 25(7), pages 318-326. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2020.25.7.318

Caseload profiling is being advocated as a method to measure, manage and evidence increasingly complex caseloads in district nursing. However, there is no qualitative work on district nurses' experiences of applying caseload profiling to their caselo... Read More about District nurses' experiences with a caseload profiling tool: a service evaluation..

Community nurses and the ‘new normal’. (2020)
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KENNEDY, C. 2020. Community nurses and the 'new normal'. British journal of community nursing [online], 25(7), page 317. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2020.25.7.317

In this editorial the author discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives and what challenges and changes to community nursing will be needed to cope with the long-term symptoms, as well as managing the repercussions of suspended health... Read More about Community nurses and the ‘new normal’..

Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly. (2020)
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KENNEDY, C. and WILL, J. 2021. Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly. International journal of nursing practice [online], 27(1), article ID e12870. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12870

Elder abuse is a global problem with an estimated 10% of older people experiencing some form of abuse although many cases remain unreported and/or referred to social services. As such the true extent of elder abuse is relatively unknown and this pose... Read More about Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly..

Exploring terms used for the oldest old in the gerontological literature. (2020)
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KYDD, A., FLEMING, A., PAOLETTI, I. and HVALIČ-TOUZERY, S. 2020. Exploring the terms used for the oldest old in the gerontological literature. Journal of aging and social change [online], 10(2), pages 53-73. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18848/2576-5310/CGP/v10i02/53-73

In response to the global increasing age of the population, there is general agreement on the need to define what is meant by 'old.' Yet there is no consensus on age groups within the definition of old, which makes comparative studies of people of di... Read More about Exploring terms used for the oldest old in the gerontological literature..