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A woman's hand and a lion's heart: skills and attributes for rural midwifery practice in New Zealand and Scotland. (2017)
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GILKISON, A., RANKIN, J., KENSINGTON, M., DAELLENBACH, R., DAVIES, L., DEERY, R. and CROWTHER, S. 2017. A woman's hand and a lion's heart: skills and attributes for rural midwifery practice in New Zealand and Scotland. Midwifery [online], 58, pages 109-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.12.009

Objective:- The complex and challenging nature of rural midwifery is a global issue. New Zealand and Scotland both face similar ongoing challenges in sustaining a rural midwifery workforce, and understanding the best preparation for rural midwifery p... Read More about A woman's hand and a lion's heart: skills and attributes for rural midwifery practice in New Zealand and Scotland..

Embedding knowledge transfer to increase productivity in school nursing. (2017)
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FORKUO, A.K. 2017. Embedding knowledge transfer to increase productivity in school nursing. British journal of school of nursing [online], 12(10), pages 480-484. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2017.12.10.480

This article is a discussion paper aimed at school nursing leaders and, importantly, nursing managers and academics who are looking for ways to sustain nursing services. With austerity, there is a compelling demand for future NHS services including s... Read More about Embedding knowledge transfer to increase productivity in school nursing..

Interventions for post-stroke fatigue: a Cochrane review summary. (2017)
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KENNEDY, C. and KIDD, L. 2018. Interventions for post-stroke fatigue: a Cochrane review summary. International journal of nursing studies [online], 85, pages 136-137. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.11.006

This is a summary of a Cochrane review of Wu, S., Kutlubaev, M.A., Chun, H.-Y.Y., Cowey, E., Pollock, A., Macleod, M.R., Dennis, M., Keane, E., Sharpe, M. and Mead, G.E. Interventions for post-stroke fatigue. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,... Read More about Interventions for post-stroke fatigue: a Cochrane review summary..

Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'. (2017)
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JOSEPH, S., BARNARD, S., MACDUFF, C., MOFFAT, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2017. Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'. Journal of health science and education [online], 1(3), pages 1-11. Available from: http://escires.com/articles/Health-1-122.pdf

Purpose: The study aimed to construct narratives of journeys that cancer patients and their families experience and to investigate participants' perceptions of related interagency collaboration spanning any engagements with the National Health Servic... Read More about Users' perceptions of interprofessional collaborative care during their cancer journeys'..

Contradictions between wanting to and being able to practice food shopping: the experiences of 'vulnerable' young people in the North East of Scotland. (2017)
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GOMBERT, K., DOUGLAS, F., CARLISLE, S. and MCARDLE, K. 2017. Contradictions between wanting to and being able to practice food shopping: the experiences of 'vulnerable' young people in the North East of Scotland. Global journal of human-social science: H interdisciplinary [online], 17(6). Available from: https://socialscienceresearch.org/index.php/GJHSS/article/view/2378/2267

In the context of the rise in numbers of people affected by food poverty in the UK, the Foodways and Futures (2013-2016) project explores the ways in which vulnerable young people (16-25) experience their relationship to food. In my data analysis, th... Read More about Contradictions between wanting to and being able to practice food shopping: the experiences of 'vulnerable' young people in the North East of Scotland..

A comprehensive systematic review of pharmacy perspectives on interprofessional education and collaborative practice. (2017)
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EL-AWAISI, A., JOSEPH, S., EL HAJJ, M.S. and DIACK, L. 2018. A comprehensive systematic review of pharmacy perspectives on interprofessional education and collaborative practice. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 14(10), pages 863-882. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.11.001

Introduction:- Pharmacists are key professionals in the collaborative working process and are integral members of the healthcare team. However, there is paucity of information regarding their perspectives towards interprofessional education (IPE) and... Read More about A comprehensive systematic review of pharmacy perspectives on interprofessional education and collaborative practice..

A qualitative study exploring models of supportive care in men and their partners/caregivers affected by metastatic prostate cancer. (2017)
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PRIMEAU, C., PATERSON, C. and NABI, G. 2017. A qualitative study exploring models of supportive care in men and their partners/caregivers affected by metastatic prostate cancer. Oncology nursing forum [online], 44(6), pages E241-E249. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1188/17.ONF.E241-E249

Purpose/Objectives: To explore the experiences of patients with metastatic prostate cancer and their partners/caregivers, as well as an interprofessional team, with a nurse-led multimodality supportive care intervention. Research Approach: Qualitativ... Read More about A qualitative study exploring models of supportive care in men and their partners/caregivers affected by metastatic prostate cancer..

Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. (2017)
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KENNEDY, C. 2018. Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. International journal of nursing practice [online], 24(3), e12582. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12582

This is a summary of a Cochrane review of O'Mahony, M., Comber, H., Fitzgerald, T., Corrigan, M.A., Fitzgerald, E., Grunfeld, E.A., Flynn, M.G. and Hegarty, J. Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women. Cochrane Database of Systemati... Read More about Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women..

Dignity in nursing care: what does it mean to nursing students? (2017)
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MULLEN, R.F., KYDD, A., FLEMING, A. and MCMILLAN, L. 2019. Dignity in nursing care: what does it mean to nursing students? Nursing ethics [online], 26(2), pages 390-404. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0969733017720825

Background: Despite growing interest in the potential of nursing education to enhance dignity in nursing care, relatively little is known about what dignity means to nursing students. Research question: What meaning does dignity in nursing care have... Read More about Dignity in nursing care: what does it mean to nursing students?.

The impact of spousal bereavement on hospitalisations: evidence from the Scottish Longitudinal Study. (2017)
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TSENG, F.-M., PETRIE, D., WANG, S., MACDUFF, C. and STEPHEN, A.I. 2018. The impact of spousal bereavement on hospitalisations: evidence from the Scottish Longitudinal Study. Health economics [online], 27(2), pages e120-e138. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.3573

This paper estimates the impact of spousal bereavement on hospital inpatient use for the surviving bereaved by following the experience of 94,272 married Scottish individuals from 1991 until 2009 using a difference-in-difference model. We also consid... Read More about The impact of spousal bereavement on hospitalisations: evidence from the Scottish Longitudinal Study..

Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice. (2017)
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CROWTHER, S., SMYTHE, L. and SPENCE, D. 2018. Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice. Women and birth [online], 31(1), pages e59-e66. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.06.019

Background: Rural midwifery and maternity care is vulnerable due to geographical isolation, staffing recruitment and retention. Highlighting the concerns within rural midwifery is important for safe sustainable service delivery. Method: Hermeneutic p... Read More about Unsettling moods in rural midwifery practice..

Challenges in accessing and interviewing participants with severe mental illness. (2017)
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NEWMAN, D., O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H. and KENNEDY, C. 2017. Challenges in accessing and interviewing participants with severe mental illness. Nurse researcher [online], 25(1), pages 37-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2017.e1443

Background - Interviews are widely used in qualitative research to collect data. However, little has been written about interviewing people with severe mental illness (SMI). Aim - To report and analyse an experience of addressing the ethical and prac... Read More about Challenges in accessing and interviewing participants with severe mental illness..

Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review. (2017)
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DENHAM, S., HUMPHREY, T. and TAYLOR, R. 2017. Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review. BMC pregnancy and childbirth [online], 17, article 198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1374-9

Background: Women in Scotland with uncomplicated pregnancies are encouraged by professional bodies and national guidelines to access community based models of midwife-led care for their labour and birth. The evidence base for these guidelines relates... Read More about Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review..

A capabilities approach to food choices. (2017)
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GOMBERT, K., DOUGLAS, F., CARLISLE, S. and MCARDLE, K. 2017. A capabilities approach to food choices. Food ethics [online], 1(2), pages 143-155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41055-017-0013-5

The authors question the notion of food choice and consider how much food choice someone living on low income actually has. In their fieldwork, it became clear that food choices, and hence one’s nutritional and health state, cannot be viewed in separ... Read More about A capabilities approach to food choices..

Exploring the lives of vulnerable young people in relation to their food choices and practices. (2017)
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GOMBERT, K., DOUGLAS, F., MCARDLE, K. and CARLISLE, S. 2017. Exploring the lives of vulnerable young people in relation to their food choices and practices. World journal of education [online], 7(3), pages 50-61, available from: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v7n3p50

The interdisciplinary Foodways and Futures project (2013-2016) is based on a pilot study, which found no improvement in the nutritional state of formerly homeless young people (16-25), now in supported accommodation at a charitable youth organization... Read More about Exploring the lives of vulnerable young people in relation to their food choices and practices..

Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: an integrative review. (2017)
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O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H., O'SULLIVAN, M., CULLEN, W., KENNEDY, C. and MACFARLANE, A. 2017. Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: an integrative review. PLOS one [online], 12(5), article e0177026. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177026

Background Interdisciplinary team working is of paramount importance in the reform of primary care in order to provide cost-effective and comprehensive care. However, international research shows that it is not routine practice in many healthcare jur... Read More about Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: an integrative review..

Who's afraid of working as a continuity of carer midwife? (2017)
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CROWTHER, S. 2017. Who's afraid of working as a continuity of carer midwife? Practising midwife [online], 20(5). Available from: https://www.all4maternity.com/whos-afraid-working-continuity-carer-midwife/

Midwifery continuity of carer (MCoCr) dominates conversations around midwifery. We are told that women want it, evidence supports it and policy is telling us to get on with it. Yet for many midwives, the introduction of MCoCr is an unwelcome pressure... Read More about Who's afraid of working as a continuity of carer midwife?.

Unmet supportive care needs of men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment: a mixed methods study. (2017)
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PATERSON, C., KATA, S.G., NANDWANI, G., DAS CHAUDHURY, D. and NABI, G. 2017. Unmet supportive care needs of men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment: a mixed methods study. Cancer nursing [online], 40(6), pages 497-507. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000482

Background: Men affected by prostate cancer who are undergoing hormone therapy can endure a range of symptoms that can adversely affect quality of life. Little research has been conducted to date, to understand the specific unmet supportive care need... Read More about Unmet supportive care needs of men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment: a mixed methods study..

The liminal self in people with multiple sclerosis: an interpretative phenomenological exploration of being diagnosed. (2017)
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STRICKLAND, K., WORTH, A. and KENNEDY, C. 2017. The liminal self in people with multiple sclerosis: an interpretative phenomenological exploration of being diagnosed. Journal of clinical nursing [online], 26(11/12), pages 1714-1724. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13593

Aims and objectives: To explore the lived experience of the meaning of being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on the individual's sense of self. Background: The time leading up to and immediately following the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis has bee... Read More about The liminal self in people with multiple sclerosis: an interpretative phenomenological exploration of being diagnosed..

Predictors of growth kinetics and outcomes in small renal masses (SRM < 4 cm in size): Tayside active surveillance cohort (TASC) study. (2017)
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PATERSON, C., YEW-FUNG, C., SWEENEY, C., SZEWCZYK-BIEDA, M., LANG, S. and NABI, G. 2017. Predictors of growth kinetics and outcomes in small renal masses (SRM < 4 cm in size): Tayside active surveillance cohort (TASC) study. European journal of surgical oncology [online], 43(8), pages 1589-1597. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2017.03.006

This study aimed to determine the outcomes of small renal masses ( < 4 cm) on active surveillance and to explore factors that can influence their growth. Infomation about 226 patients between January 2007 and December 2014 was analysed using a cross-... Read More about Predictors of growth kinetics and outcomes in small renal masses (SRM < 4 cm in size): Tayside active surveillance cohort (TASC) study..