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How does integrative oncology influence patients’ physical and psychosocial outcomes, and what are patients, carers and healthcare professionals’ experiences? An integrative review. (2022)
Journal Article
AUST, A., WALTON-SONDA, D. and PATERSON, C. 2022. How does integrative oncology influence patients’ physical and psychosocial outcomes, and what are patients, carers and healthcare professionals’ experiences? An integrative review. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 38(4), article 151258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2022.151258

Objective: To identify the relationship between integrative oncology (IO) services on patients' physical and psychosocial outcomes and to explore the experiences of IO among patients, carers and healthcare professionals. Data sources: This integrativ... Read More about How does integrative oncology influence patients’ physical and psychosocial outcomes, and what are patients, carers and healthcare professionals’ experiences? An integrative review..

Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing: part 2: legal and ethical. (2022)
Journal Article
GOULD, J. and BAIN, H. 2023. Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing: part 2: legal and ethical. Primary health care [online], 33(1), pages 27-34. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/phc.2022.e1774

This is the second of two articles exploring the core professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing. Part one presented a contemporary prescribing model, RAPID-CASE, devised by the authors to demonstrate the application of key professiona... Read More about Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing: part 2: legal and ethical..

Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of individuals affected by testicular cancer: a systematic review. (2022)
Journal Article
DOYLE, R., CRAFT, P., TURNER, M. and PATERSON, C. 2024. Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of individuals affected by testicular cancer: a systematic review. Journal of cancer survivorship [online], 18(2), pages 263–287. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-022-01219-7

To critically appraise studies to identify experiences of unmet supportive care needs of individuals affected by testicular cancer. A registered priori systematic review was conducted in accordance with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review... Read More about Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of individuals affected by testicular cancer: a systematic review..

Children living with long-term conditions and their experiences of partnership in nursing care: an integrative systematic review. (2022)
Journal Article
BARRATT, M., BAIL, K., and PATERSON, C. 2023. Children living with long-term conditions and their experiences of partnership in nursing care: an integrative systematic review. Journal of clinical nursing [online], 32(13-14), pages 3185-3204. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16429

To describe the experiences of nursing care and partnership nursing as expressed by children living with long-term conditions. Children with long-term conditions have higher rates of hospitalisations and adverse events in hospital, yet little is know... Read More about Children living with long-term conditions and their experiences of partnership in nursing care: an integrative systematic review..

Psychotherapeutic interventions for burns patients and the potential use with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis patients: a systematic integrative review. (2022)
Journal Article
O'REILLY, P., MESKELL, P., WHELAN, B., KENNEDY, C., RAMSAY, B., COFFEY, A., FORTUNE, D.G., WALSH, S., INGEN-HOUSZ-ORO, S., BUNKER, C.B., WILSON, D.M., DELAUNOIS, I., DORE, L., HOWARD, S. and RYAN, S. 2022. Psychotherapeutic interventions for burns patients and the potential use with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis patients: a systematic integrative review. PLoS ONE [online], 17(6), article e0270424. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0270424

The existing evidence demonstrates that survivors of SJS/TEN have reported long-lasting psychological effects of their condition. Burns patients experience similar psychological effects. It is important to look at ways to help allay the psychological... Read More about Psychotherapeutic interventions for burns patients and the potential use with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis patients: a systematic integrative review..

Psychotherapeutic interventions for burns patients and the potential use with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis patients: a systematic integrative review. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
O'REILLY, P., MESKELL, P., WHELAN, B., KENNEDY, C., RAMSAY, B., COFFEY, A., FORTUNE, D.G., WALSH, S., INGEN-HOUSZ-ORO, S., BUNKER, C.B., WILSON, D.M., DELAUNOIS, I., DORE, L., HOWARD, S. and RYAN, S. 2022. Psychotherapeutic interventions for burns patients and the potential use with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis patients: a systematic integrative review. [Dataset] PLoS ONE [online], 17(6), article e0270424. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0270424#sec025

The aim of this systematic integrative review was to synthesize the evidence relating to psychotherapeutic interventions used with adult burns patients and patients with SJS/TEN. The systematic review was guided by Whittemore and Knafl's integrative... Read More about Psychotherapeutic interventions for burns patients and the potential use with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis patients: a systematic integrative review. [Dataset].

Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing: part 1: professional. (2022)
Journal Article
GOULD, J. and BAIN, H. 2022. Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing: part 1: professional. Primary health care [online], 32(6), pages 20-26. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/phc.2022.e1773

Prescribing by nurses and midwives continues to expand and has consistently been evaluated as safe and effective. This article is part one of two exploring the core professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing. Reference is made to a con... Read More about Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing: part 1: professional..

Towards best practice in the delivery of prescribed exercise via telehealth for individuals diagnosed with cancer: a randomised controlled trial protocol. (2022)
Journal Article
TOOHEY, K., PATERSON, C., MOORE, M. and HUNTER, M. 2022. Towards best practice in the delivery of prescribed exercise via telehealth for individuals diagnosed with cancer: a randomised controlled trial protocol. Contemporary clinical trials [online], 119, article 106833. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2022.106833

Introduction: There is a plethora of evidence supporting the therapeutic effects of regular exercise for individuals diagnosed with cancer, particularly during active treatment. The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated delivery of face-to-face exercise... Read More about Towards best practice in the delivery of prescribed exercise via telehealth for individuals diagnosed with cancer: a randomised controlled trial protocol..

Salami slicing: clarifying common misconceptions for social science early-career researchers. (2022)
Journal Article
ADAMS, N.N. 2022. Salami slicing: clarifying common misconceptions for social science early-career researchers. SN social sciences [online], 2(7), article 88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-022-00389-6

The term Salami Slicing is used often within academia to refer to the needless separation of a single research study, attached data set, and argument, that should form a single publication, into two or several separate publications for submission in... Read More about Salami slicing: clarifying common misconceptions for social science early-career researchers..

Putting ageism in context: examining the relationship between age discrimination and frailty among older individuals aged 65 years and over. (2022)
Thesis
AMINU, A.Q. 2022. Putting ageism in context: examining the relationship between age discrimination and frailty among older individuals aged 65 years and over. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1712721

Frailty is the inability of the body's defence system to cope with stressors. It is known to increase the risk of adverse health outcomes such as mortality, falls and hospitalisation among the older population. While the burden of frailty is continuo... Read More about Putting ageism in context: examining the relationship between age discrimination and frailty among older individuals aged 65 years and over..

Exercise adherence in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
TOOHEY, K., HUNTER, M., PATERSON, C., MORTAZAVI, R. and SINGH, B. 2022. Exercise adherence in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancers [online], 14(10), article 2452. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers14102452

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer treatment is associated with adverse physiological changes; however, exercise can improve outcomes. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to determine exercise intervention adherence and... Read More about Exercise adherence in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Community midwives, health visitors and family nurses' experiences of the early implementation of the so-called financial inclusion pathway in NHS Grampian. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E., DAVIS, T. and LITTLEJOHN, C. 2022. Community midwives, health visitors and family nurses' experiences of the early implementation of the so-called financial inclusion pathway in NHS Grampian. Presented at 2022 Faculty of Public Health conference: public health: lighting the path for the next 10, 20, 50 years, 12-13 May 2022, [virtual conference].

Background: Since the introduction of the Child Poverty Act (2017) and the requirement that all local authorities develop and deliver Child Poverty Action Plans the so called ‘Financial Inclusion Pathway’ (FIP) emerged in 2019 as one of a number of s... Read More about Community midwives, health visitors and family nurses' experiences of the early implementation of the so-called financial inclusion pathway in NHS Grampian..

Mixed methods study of lived experience of long-term Covid-19 on NHS workers in Scotland. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
TORRANCE, N., GRANT, A., ADAMS, N., MCIVER, E., DOUGLAS, F., KYDD, A., HERNANDEZ SANTIAGO, V., SKÅTUN, D. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. Mixed methods study of lived experience of long-term Covid-19 on NHS workers in Scotland. Presented at 2022 Faculty of Public Health conference: public health: lighting the path for the next 10, 20, 50 years, 12-13 May 2022, [virtual conference].

Background: Many NHS workers have greater occupational risk of exposure to Covid-19 than the general population. In the first wave of the pandemic in the UK, the risk of healthcare workers testing positive for Covid-19 was seven times higher than non... Read More about Mixed methods study of lived experience of long-term Covid-19 on NHS workers in Scotland..

Low-income parents' perspectives and experiences of engaging with early years health professionals about financial challenges and income maximisation. [FPH 2022 talk] (2022)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E., DAVIS, T. and LITTLEJOHN, C. 2022. Low-income parents' perspectives and experiences of engaging with early years health professionals about financial challenges and income maximisation. Presented at 2022 Faculty of Public Health conference: public health: lighting the path for the next 10, 20, 50 years, 12-13 May 2022, [virtual conference].

Background: In a similar vein to wishing to understand health professionals experiences of the FIP, this element of the study was concerned to understand parents' perspectives about the acceptability or impact of this initiative in relation to its ai... Read More about Low-income parents' perspectives and experiences of engaging with early years health professionals about financial challenges and income maximisation. [FPH 2022 talk].

Concerns over the prescription of clozapine for people diagnosed with “borderline personality disorder” in private locked psychiatric units. (2022)
Journal Article
HARDING, K., WARRENDER, D. and BERRIGAN, H. 2022. Concerns over the prescription of clozapine for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder' in private locked psychiatric units. Mental health review journal [online], 27(3), pages 348-354. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/MHRJ-03-2022-0017

Purpose: The use of long-term anti-psychotic medication for borderline personality disorder contravenes prescribing guidelines in the UK. There is evidence to suggest clozapine can be beneficial yet anecdotally it is prescribed almost exclusively in... Read More about Concerns over the prescription of clozapine for people diagnosed with “borderline personality disorder” in private locked psychiatric units..

Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol] (2022)
Other
VELO HIGUERAS, M., DOUGLAS, F. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42022325482. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?RecordID=325482

Freebirth is the deliberate choice to give birth at home without a regulated healthcare professional. It is also known as unassisted childbirth. While the choice to decline professional care refers mainly to the intrapartum period, women who freebirt... Read More about Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol].

Exploring the health and wellbeing needs and experiences of people who use and deliver integrated health and social care in the community: a multi-case study. (2022)
Journal Article
HENDERSON, L., BAIN, H., ALLAN, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. Exploring the health and wellbeing needs and experiences of people who use and deliver integrated health and social care in the community: a multi-case study. International journal of integrated care [online], 22(S1): abstracts from 21st International conference on integrated care (ICIC21): realising the true value of integrated care, 1-31 May 2021, [virtual conference], abstract 23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.ICIC21012

Safe, people-centred, effective, affordable, and coordinated health and social support systems are a global priority. Current research in the field focuses on evaluation of services and models of integrated health and social care (IHSC). This qualita... Read More about Exploring the health and wellbeing needs and experiences of people who use and deliver integrated health and social care in the community: a multi-case study..

Q methodology: quantitative aspects of data analysis in a study of student nurse perceptions of dignity in care. [Case study] (2022)
Digital Artefact
MULLEN, R.F., FLEMING, A., MCMILLAN, L. and KYDD, A. 2022. Q methodology: quantitative aspects of data analysis in a study of student nurse perceptions of dignity in care. [Case study]. London: SAGE [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529799705

The purpose of this case is to introduce you to quantitative aspects of analysing Q methodology data; a process I found complex and challenging as a novice Q-researcher. The case is illustrated by reference to a Q methodology doctoral study, explorin... Read More about Q methodology: quantitative aspects of data analysis in a study of student nurse perceptions of dignity in care. [Case study].

A new training approach for vaccinators: cascade plus training. (2022)
Journal Article
ÖZTEK, Z. and KYDD, A. 2022. A new training approach for vaccinators: cascade plus training. Turkish journal of public health [online], 20(1), pages 164-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20518/tjph.1017386

Effective training of staff plays a major role in reaching and sustaining immunization goals. Training and updating health staff is the responsibility of all governments and immunization related organizations. The critical issue is finding the most e... Read More about A new training approach for vaccinators: cascade plus training..

Isolation and marginalization: exploring attrition of men in preregistration nursing programs. (2022)
Journal Article
TAYLOR, J., MARLAND, G., WHITFORD, H., CARSON, M. and LEECE, R. 2022. Isolation and marginalization: exploring attrition of men in preregistration nursing programs. Journal of nursing education [online], 61(4), pages 179-186. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20220209-02

In Scotland, similar to other countries, male nursing students have a high attrition rate. This study examined the reasons for and ways to decrease the attrition rate. This four-phase collaborative study included four Scottish universities. Phase 1 i... Read More about Isolation and marginalization: exploring attrition of men in preregistration nursing programs..