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Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed-methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. (2021)
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HANSON, C.L., NEUBECK, L., KYLE, R.G., BROWN, N., GALLAGHER, R., CLARK, R.A., MCHALE, S. and DAWKES, S. 2021. Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed-methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 18(4), article ID 1700. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041700

Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are implemented internationally to increase physical activity (PA), but evidence of effectiveness for population subgroups is equivocal. We examined gender differences for a Scottish PARS. This mixed-methods,... Read More about Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed-methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK..

Undertaking a scoping review: a practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics. (2021)
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POLLOCK, D., DAVIES, E.L., PETERS, M.D.J., TRICCO, A.C., ALEXANDER, L., MCINERNEY, P., GODFREY, C.M., KHALIL, H. and MUNN, Z. [2021]. Undertaking a scoping review: a practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics. Journal of advanced nursing [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14743

Aim: The aim of this study is to discuss the available methodological resources and best-practice guidelines for the development and completion of scoping reviews relevant to nursing and midwifery policy, practice, and research. Design: Discussion Pa... Read More about Undertaking a scoping review: a practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics..

Brexit, acculturative stress and mental health among EU citizens in Scotland. (2021)
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TEODOROWSKI, P., WOODS, R., CZARNECKA, M. and KENNEDY, C. 2021. Brexit, acculturative stress and mental health among EU citizens in Scotland. Population, space and place [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2436

The ‘Brexit’ referendum represents a hostile shift in the United Kingdom’s acculturative context. With its remain majority and pro-migration political discourse, Scotland appears less hostile than the rest of the United Kingdom. We explored whether a... Read More about Brexit, acculturative stress and mental health among EU citizens in Scotland..

Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review. (2020)
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COOPER, K., PAVLOVA, A., GREIG, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S., STEPHEN, A. and ALEXANDER, L. [2020]. Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], (accepted).

Objective: The objective of this scoping review was to examine and map the evidence relating to the reporting and evaluation of technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital in-patients. Introduction: Falls are a common cau... Read More about Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review..

Do newer antidepressant drugs really have reduced side effects? Examining a random "real world" sample of 300+ receivers of medications. (2020)
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ADAMS, N.N. 2020. Do newer antidepressant drugs really have reduced side effects? Examining a random "real world" sample of 300+ receivers of medications. IAFOR Journal of psychology and the behavioral sciences [online], 6(1), article number 05, pages 75-100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.05

Newer antidepressant drugs are frequently cited as having reduced side effect profiles to that of their older counterparts. However, recent studies have begun to dispute this claim, citing selective sampling, short clinical trials, and clinical trial... Read More about Do newer antidepressant drugs really have reduced side effects? Examining a random "real world" sample of 300+ receivers of medications..

Basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for women with urinary incontinence: the OPAL RCT. (2020)
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HAGEN, S., BUGGE, C., DEAN, S.G. et al. 2020. Basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for women with urinary incontinence: the OPAL RCT. Health technology assessment [online], 24(70), pages 1-144. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3310/hta24700

Background: Urinary incontinence affects one in three women worldwide. Pelvic floor muscle training is an effective treatment. Electromyography biofeedback (providing visual or auditory feedback of internal muscle movement) is an adjunct that may imp... Read More about Basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for women with urinary incontinence: the OPAL RCT..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 12. (2020)
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KYDD, A., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 12. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our twelfth issue of the Observatory, in which we are focusing on the very new theme of Paramedic Practice. The Observatory is issued monthly and includes news, professional matters, and relevant professional and light reading.

Designing process evaluations using case study to explore the context of complex interventions evaluated in trials. (2020)
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GRANT, A., BUGGE, C. and WELLS, M. 2020. Designing process evaluations using case study to explore the context of complex interventions evaluated in trials. Trials [online], 21, article number 982. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04880-4

Process evaluations are an important component of an effectiveness evaluation as they focus on understanding the relationship between interventions and context to explain how and why interventions work or fail, and whether they can be transferred to... Read More about Designing process evaluations using case study to explore the context of complex interventions evaluated in trials..

The feasibility of exercise interventions delivered via telehealth for people affected by cancer: a rapid review of the literature. (2020)
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MORRISON, K.S., PATERSON, C. and TOOHEY, K. 2020. The feasibility of exercise interventions delivered via telehealth for people affected by cancer: a rapid review of the literature. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(6), article ID 151092. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151092

Background:- The prevalence of exercise as an adjunct therapy to cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery is growing rapidly and has been shown to improve health outcomes, treatment completion rates, and quality of lif... Read More about The feasibility of exercise interventions delivered via telehealth for people affected by cancer: a rapid review of the literature..

Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry. (2020)
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WATKINS, S., DEWAR, B., GRAHAM, M., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C. and O'REILLY, P. 2020. Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry. International practice development journal [online], 10(2), article ID 4. Available from: https://doi.org/10.19043/ipdj.102.004

Background: Participatory research approaches aim to hear the voices of those who give and receive services to co-create insights into future improvements in care experiences. Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is one such participatory approach. The purpose... Read More about Generating insights into what matters to emergency nurses and family members when caring for older people with dementia: how to use generativity as a principle of appreciative inquiry..

Patients’, family members’ and healthcare practitioners’ experiences of Stevens–Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: a qualitative descriptive study using emotional touchpoints. (2020)
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O'REILLY, P., WHELAN, B., RAMSAY, B., KENNEDY, C., MESKELL, P., COFFEY, A., WILSON, D.M., FORTUNE, D.G. and RYAN, S. [2020]. Patients’, family members’ and healthcare practitioners’ experiences of Stevens–Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: a qualitative descriptive study using emotional touchpoints. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16958

In this letter to the editor the authors highlight the devastating conditions of Stevens-Johnson syndrom (SJS) and toxic epidermal necroylsis (TEN), which are due to a severe immune-medicated mucocutaneous reaction caused by medication.

The role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic across the interdisciplinary cancer team: implications for practice. (2020)
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PATERSON, C., BACON, R., DWYER, R., MORRISON, K.S., TOOHEY, K., O'DEA, A., SLADE, J., MORTAZAVI, R., ROBERTS, C., PRANAVAN, G., COONEY, C., NAHON, I. and HAYES, S.C. 2020. The role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic across the interdisciplinary cancer team: implications for practice. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(6), article ID 151090. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151090

Objective: This literature review aims to explore the role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic across the interdisciplinary cancer care team. Data Sources: Electronic databases including CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, Scopus, and gray literature... Read More about The role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic across the interdisciplinary cancer team: implications for practice..

Integrated health and social care in the community: a critical integrative review of the experiences and well-being needs of service users and their families. (2020)
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HENDERSON, L., BAIN, H., ALLAN, E. and KENNEDY, C. [2020]. Integrated health and social care in the community: a critical integrative review of the experiences and well-being needs of service users and their families. Health and social care in the community [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13179

A need for people-centred health and social support systems is acknowledged as a global priority. Most nations face challenges in providing safe, effective, timely, affordable, coordinated care around the needs and preferences of people who access in... Read More about Integrated health and social care in the community: a critical integrative review of the experiences and well-being needs of service users and their families..

What are the barriers and enablers to physical activity participation in women with ovarian cancer? A rapid review of the literature. (2020)
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MORRISON, K.S., PATERSON, C., COLTMAN, C.E. and TOOHEY, K. 2020. What are the barriers and enablers to physical activity participation in women with ovarian cancer? A rapid review of the literature. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 36(5), article ID 151069. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151069

Background: Engagement in regular physical activity is recommended for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer due to aggressive treatment approaches, an increased risk of disease recurrence and low survival rates. Objectives: To synthesize the current a... Read More about What are the barriers and enablers to physical activity participation in women with ovarian cancer? A rapid review of the literature..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 9. (2020)
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KYDD, A., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 9. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our seventh issue in which we are focusing on public health and primary care. The bulletin is available two-weekly and highlights news, professional matters, and relevant professional and light reading.

A qualitative investigation of lived experiences of long-term health condition management with people who are food insecure. (2020)
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DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E. and YUILL, C. 2020. A qualitative investigation of lived experiences of long-term health condition management with people who are food insecure. BMC public health [online], 20, article ID 1309. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09299-9

© 2020 The Author(s). Background: As more people are living with one or more chronic health conditions, supporting patients to become activated, self-managers of their conditions has become a key health policy focus both in the UK and internationally... Read More about A qualitative investigation of lived experiences of long-term health condition management with people who are food insecure..

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.