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An exploration of the process of informed consent for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): the nurses' and doctors' role. (2010)
Thesis
BURKE, S.M. 2010. An exploration of the process of informed consent for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): the nurses' and doctors' role. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Experience suggests that there is variability in the knowledge of medical and nursing staff with regard to informed consent. This includes the type of information given to patients to enable them to make an informed decision in the consent process, a... Read More about An exploration of the process of informed consent for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): the nurses' and doctors' role..

Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis. (2010)
Thesis
WATSON, F.C.T. 2010. Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

This thesis reports a study that aimed to examine the use of the term emotional support within palliative care nursing. The term ┼żemotional supportŸ appears frequently in the nursing literature, however, there is no clear definition of what it is and... Read More about Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis..

Gender identity: challenges to access social and health care services for lesbians in Nepal. (2010)
Journal Article
PATHAK, R., REGMI, P., PANT, P., SIMKHADA, P., DOUGLAS, F. and STEPHENS, J. 2010. Gender identity: challenges to access social and health care services for lesbians in Nepal. Global journal of health science [online], 2(2), pages 207-214. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v2n2p207

Literatures about same-sex love and sexuality in Nepal are rare. However, limited anecdotal evidence on these issues signals that the health and social care needs of lesbians in Nepal are high. This qualitative study explores the challenges faced by... Read More about Gender identity: challenges to access social and health care services for lesbians in Nepal..

Developing a timeline for evaluating public health nutrition policy interventions: what are the outcomes and when should we expect to see them? (2010)
Journal Article
MACDIARMID, J., LOE, J., DOUGLAS, F., LUDBROOK, A., COMERFORD, C. and MCNEILL, G. 2011. Developing a timeline for evaluating public health nutrition policy interventions: what are the outcomes and when should we expect to see them? Public health nutrition [online], 14(4), pages 729-739. Available from; https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980010002168

Objective: To develop a timeline for evaluating public health nutrition policy interventions. Design: Concept mapping, a stakeholder-driven approach for developing an evaluation framework to estimate the ‘time to impact’ for policy interventions. The... Read More about Developing a timeline for evaluating public health nutrition policy interventions: what are the outcomes and when should we expect to see them?.

Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care. (2010)
Journal Article
KILBRIDE, L., COX, M., KENNEDY, C.M., LEE, S.H. and GRANT, R. 2010. Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care. Journal of clinical nursing [online], 19(13-14), pages 1767-1783. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03236.x

If you wish to read an English version of this article please contact Siew Hwa Lee. Aim and objectives: The aim of this review was to address: (1) How is spinal stability assessed? (2) What is the role of bracing/should braces be used? (3) When is it... Read More about Metastatic spinal cord compression: a review of practice and care..

Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur: an exploration within the context of professional health care education. (2010)
Book Chapter
MCKIE, A. 2010. Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur: an exploration within the context of professional health care education. In: Milligan, E. and Woodley, E. (eds.) Confessions: confounding narrative and ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, pages 161-180.

In the recent interest expressed in exploring the intricacies between narrative and ethics (Charon 1994; Frank 1995; Downie and Macnaughton 2007), few people have addressed the philosophical issues underpinning this relationship with such depth and o... Read More about Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur: an exploration within the context of professional health care education..

The inner world of medical students: listening to their voices in poetry. (2010)
Journal Article
MCKIE, A. 2010. The inner world of medical students: listening to their voices in poetry. Nursing ethics [online], 17(2), page 275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09697330100170020705

What themes constitute the experience of undertaking a medical school education? Shapiro, a medical humanities scholar, explores this question through a content analysis of poetry written by American medical students. The result is a fascinating insi... Read More about The inner world of medical students: listening to their voices in poetry..

Using a realist approach to evaluate smoking cessation interventions targeting pregnant women and young people. (2010)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, F.C.G., GRAY, D.A. and VAN TEIJLINGEN, E.R. 2010. Using a realist approach to evaluate smoking cessation interventions targeting pregnant women and young people. BMC health services research [online], 10, article 49. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-10-49

Background: This paper describes a study protocol designed to evaluate a programme of smoking cessation interventions targeting pregnant women and young people living in urban and rural locations in Northeast Scotland. The study design was developed... Read More about Using a realist approach to evaluate smoking cessation interventions targeting pregnant women and young people..