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Extracorporeal shock wave for the treatment of chronic venous ulcers: a pilot study. (2015)
Thesis
COOPER, B. 2015. Extracorporeal shock wave for the treatment of chronic venous ulcers: a pilot study. Robert Gordon University, MRes Thesis.

This thesis reports a pilot study investigating the use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ECSW) in the treatment of chronic venous ulcers. The studies primary aim was to assess the clinical effectiveness of this treatment when combined with curre... Read More about Extracorporeal shock wave for the treatment of chronic venous ulcers: a pilot study..

A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. (2015)
Thesis
DENHAM, S.H. 2015. A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: This research explores whether rural Community Maternity Units (CMUs) contribute to NHS Scotlands Quality Ambitions of safe, effective and person centred care. Currently there is no available recent evidence regarding the quality of this... Read More about A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units..

BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. (2015)
Thesis
SMITH, S.W. 2015. BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis is a study of the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). While the clinical outcomes of using SFBT, and other psychological therapies, to treat clients have been the subject of much re... Read More about BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy..

An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. (2015)
Thesis
SHUAI, Z. 2015. An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient care both directly and indir... Read More about An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010..