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COVID-19 and cardiac rehabilitation. (2020)
Journal Article
DAWKES, S., HUGHES, S., RAY, S., NICHOLS, S., HINTON, S., ROBERTS, C., BUTLER, T., DELAL, H. and DOCHERTY, P. 2020. COVID-19 and cardiac rehabilitation. British journal of cardiology [online], 27(2), page 50. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5837/bjc.2020.019

The British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR), the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) have issued a joint position statement "Retention of cardiac rehabilitation services dur... Read More about COVID-19 and cardiac rehabilitation..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 4. (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 4. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

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

Caring for older people with dementia in the emergency department. (2020)
Journal Article
WATKINS, S., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C., GRAHAM, M. and DEWAR, B. 2020. Caring for older people with dementia in the emergency department. British journal of nursing [online], 29(12), pages 692-699. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2020.29.12.692

Background: Admission to an emergency department (ED) may expose the older person with dementia to a range of negative consequences, including a deterioration in their behavioural symptoms. The authors conducted a review of primary research relating... Read More about Caring for older people with dementia in the emergency department..

Trends in gabapentinoid prescribing, co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines, and associated deaths in Scotland. (2020)
Journal Article
TORRANCE, N., VELUCHAMY, A., ZHOU, Y., FLETCHER, E., MOIR, E., HEBERT, H., DONNAN, P., WATSON, J., COLVIN, L. and SMITH, B. 2020. Trends in gabapentinoid prescribing, co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines, and associated deaths in Scotland. British journal of anaesthesia [online], 125(2), pages 159-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.05.017

Background: Gabapentinoid drugs (gabapentin and pregabalin) are effective in neuropathic pain, which has a prevalence of ~7%. Concerns about increased prescribing have implications for patient safety, misuse, and diversion. Drug-related deaths (DRDs)... Read More about Trends in gabapentinoid prescribing, co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines, and associated deaths in Scotland..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 3. (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 3. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our third themed issue regarding COVID-19. The focus is on practice matters during the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue signposts you to useful resources and best practice statements and guidelines concerning COVID-19.

The mental health and wellbeing of EU citizens in the UK: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. (2020)
Journal Article
TEODDOROWSKI, P., WOODS, R. and KENNEDY, C. 2020. The mental health and wellbeing of EU citizens in the UK: a systematic review of qualitative literature. Border crossing [online], 10(1), pages 43-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.33182/bc.v10i1.976

Moving to a new country impacts on migrants’ mental health and well-being. There are over 3.6 million European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom. We conducted a systematic review of the qualitative literature to explore what is known a... Read More about The mental health and wellbeing of EU citizens in the UK: a systematic review of the qualitative literature..

Influence of appendicular skeletal muscle mass on resting metabolic equivalents in patients with cardiovascular disease: implications for exercise training and prescription. (2020)
Journal Article
NICHOLS, S., O'DOHERTY, A., CARROLL, S. and INGLE, L. 2020. Influence of appendicular skeletal muscle mass on resting metabolic equivalents in patients with cardiovascular disease: implications for exercise training and prescription. European journal of preventive cardiology [online], 27(9), pages 1001-1003. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319856432

The metabolic equivalent (MET) is a widely used physiological concept for quantifying levels of habitual physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF). The MET conveys the oxygen consumption requirements of physical activities as multiples of... Read More about Influence of appendicular skeletal muscle mass on resting metabolic equivalents in patients with cardiovascular disease: implications for exercise training and prescription..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 2. (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 2. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our second themed issue regarding COVID-19. The focus is on ethics in research and practice and we have scanned the many resources and upcoming funding calls which can be of help both for practitioners and researchers.

Research and evidence use in experiential learning: perspectives and experiences of undergraduate nursing students. (2020)
Thesis
JOHNSON, N. 2020. Research and evidence use in experiential learning: perspectives and experiences of undergraduate nursing students. Robert Gordon University [online], DPP thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

For a number of years, research and evidence-based practice (EBP) have become essential concepts in the global provision of healthcare, and have become increasingly reflected in professional codes and educational standards. There have been considerab... Read More about Research and evidence use in experiential learning: perspectives and experiences of undergraduate nursing students..

Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities. (2020)
Journal Article
KYDD, A. and FULFORD, H. 2020. Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities. Maturitas [online], 140, pages 14-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.05.019

International, national and regional policy documents and key reports espouse the benefits of lifelong learning and people's rights to it, yet little attention has been given to the learning needs of frail older people in nursing (care) homes. People... Read More about Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities..

Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. (2020)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C. and KENNEDY, C. 2020. Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Research in nursing and health [online], 43(5), pages 548-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.22027

Prostatitis is a common condition which can affect men of all ages; however, it is more frequently experienced in younger men with an initial onset around 40 years of age. The two main presenting clinical features of prostatitis are lower urinary tra... Read More about Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 1. (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 1. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to the first of our bulletins regarding COVID-19 pertinent to health and social care staff. The aim is to provide a signposting resource for staff, educators and researchers in the North East of Scotland on items of interest gathered from the... Read More about North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 1..

Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review. (2020)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D., BAIN, H., MURRAY, I. and KENNEDY, C. 2021. Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 28(2), pages 208-236. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12637

What is known on the subject? - People diagnosed with 'BPD' often experience crisis and use services 'BPD' is a controversial diagnosis, and the experience of crisis and crisis intervention is not well understood. What this paper adds to existing kno... Read More about Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review..

Oncology nursing during a pandemic: critical reflections in the context of COVID-19. (2020)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C., GOBEL, B., GOSSELIN, T., HAYLOCK, P.J., PAPADOPOULOU, C., SLUSSER, K., RODRIGUEZ, A. and PITUSKIN, E. 2020. Oncology nursing during a pandemic: critical reflections in the context of COVID-19. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(3), article ID 151028. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151028

Objectives: To provide a critical reflection of COVID-19 in the context of oncology nursing and provide recommendations for caring for people affected by cancer during this pandemic. Data sources: Electronic databases, including CINAHL, MEDLINE, Psyc... Read More about Oncology nursing during a pandemic: critical reflections in the context of COVID-19..

Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique. (2020)
Journal Article
LEAR, H. 2020. Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique. Nurse education today [online], 90, article ID 104443. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104443

Nursing study abroad trips are rising in popularity. Nursing students may travel the globe studying abroad, sometimes to locations where the culture, language, and healthcare practices are very different to what the students are used to. Study abroad... Read More about Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique..

Expert nurse to novice academic: reflections on the first year of transition from practitioner to academic. (2020)
Journal Article
HARPER-MCDONALD, B. and TAYLOR, G. 2020. Expert nurse to novice academic: reflections on the first year of transition from practitioner to academic. Nurse education today [online], 90, article number 104431. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104431

Globally, it is widely acknowledged that changing population demographics require increased numbers of registered nurses to meet the increasingly complex health and social care needs of people living longer - but not necessarily healthier - lives. Du... Read More about Expert nurse to novice academic: reflections on the first year of transition from practitioner to academic..

Role expansion for nurses in the cardiac catheter laboratory: findings from a systematic scoping review. (2020)
Journal Article
GILLINHAM, I., NEUBECK, L., WILLIAMS, B. and DAWKES, S. 2020. Role expansion for nurses in the cardiac catheter laboratory: findings from a systematic scoping review. British journal of cardiac nursing [online], 15(4), pages 1-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2019.0128

The cardiac catheter laboratory offers services to patients with a variety of conditions. These may include coronary heart disease, structural heart disorders and cardiac electrophysiological syndromes. Owing to the complex nature of an evolving heal... Read More about Role expansion for nurses in the cardiac catheter laboratory: findings from a systematic scoping review..

Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? A United Kingdom perspective. (2020)
Journal Article
PYMER, S., NICHOLS, S., PROSSER, J., BIRKETT, S., CARROLL, S. and INGLE, L. 2020. Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? A United Kingdom perspective. European journal of preventive cardiology [online], 27(6), pages 579-589. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319852711

In the United Kingdom (UK), exercise intensity is prescribed from a fixed percentage range (% heart rate reserve (%HRR)) in cardiac rehabilitation programmes. We aimed to determine the accuracy of this approach by comparing it with an objective, thre... Read More about Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? A United Kingdom perspective..

A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system. (2020)
Thesis
TURNER, S. 2020. A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Current NHS policy recommends the transition of maternity services towards providing Midwifery Continuity of Carer (MCoCer) models in order to provide quality care for women and their families in the UK. It is known from the literature that quality o... Read More about A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system..

Social media, social comparison and mental health. (2020)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D. and MILNE, R. 2020. Social media, social comparison and mental health. Nursing times [online], 116(3), pages 58-61. Available from: https://www.nursingtimes.net/digital-edition/nursing-times-march-2020/

Social media has become a mainstay of popular culture, with a growing number of users. Yet the understanding of how social media can impact on mental health is at an early stage. This article focuses on social media and how the increased opportunity... Read More about Social media, social comparison and mental health..