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Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P., BRAND, C., ROLFE, A. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. [2019]. Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. Seizure: European journal of epilepsy [online], (accepted).

Purpose: To synthesise the quantitative and qualitative evidence on the views and experiences of children and young people with epilepsy (CYPwE), their family members/caregivers and healthcare professionals on conversations between healthcare profess... Read More

The experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, their carers and their healthcare professionals in relation to mental health service delivery: an integrative review. (2019)
Journal Article
WELLS, J., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H. and LEE, S.H. 2019. The experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, their carers and their healthcare professionals in relation to mental health service delivery: an integrative review. Journal of clinical nursing [online], Accepted Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15067

Aims and objectives: The aims of this integrative review were to a) analyse the experiences of older people with a diagnosed functional mental illness and their carers in relation to mental health service delivery and b) analyse the experiences of he... Read More

A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women's experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BUGGE, C., HAY-SMITH, J., GRANT, A., TAYLOR, A., HAGEN, S., MCCLURG, D. and DEAN, S. 2019. A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women’s experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context. Presented at the 49th International Continence Society conference 2019 (ICS 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden. Bristol: ICS [online], abstract 473. Available from: https://www.ics.org/2019/abstract/473

Aims of study: To investigate women’s experiences of electromyography (EMG) biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for stress or mixed urinary incontinence (UI) to explain the contextual factors that influence intervention ad... Read More

A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
DEAN, S., HAY-SMITH, J., BUGGE, C., MCCLURG, D., GRANT, A., TAYLOR, A., ANDREIS, F., ELDERS, A. and HAGEN, S. 2019. A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial. Presented at the 49th International Continence Society conference 2019 (ICS 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden. Bristol: ICS [online], abstract 471. Available from: https://www.ics.org/2019/abstract/471

To investigate fidelity to intervention delivery, dose and uptake in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing EMG biofeedback (BF) assisted pelvic floor muscle training (BF-PFMT) versus PFMT alone (PFMT), both comprising six appointments with a... Read More

Supporting rural midwifery practice using a mobile health (mHealth) intervention: a qualitative descriptive study. (2019)
Journal Article
WHITE, A.H., CROWTHER, S.A. and LEE, S.H. 2019. Supporting rural midwifery practice using a mobile health (mHealth) intervention: a qualitative descriptive study. Rural and remote health [online], 19(3), article ID 5294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH5294

Introduction: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy account for 12% of all maternal deaths globally. The risks of sub-optimal outcomes from these disorders might be greater in rural and remote locations. These potential risks might be related to poor i... Read More

Phenomenology as a political position within maternity care. (2019)
Journal Article
THOMSON, G. and CROWTHER, S. 2019. Phenomenology as a political position within maternity care. Nursing philosophy [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12275

In this article, the authors use the context of childbirth to consider the power that is endemic in certain forms of evidence within maternity care research. First, there is consideration of how the current evidence hierarchy and experimental-based s... Read More

Enacting evidence-based practice: pathways for community nurses. (2019)
Journal Article
TEODOROWSKI, P., CABLE, C., KILBURN, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2019. Enacting evidence-based practice: pathways for community nurses. British journal of community nursing [online], 24(8), pages 370-376. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.8.370

Community nurses are expected to deliver evidence-based practice, which is challenging given the diversity and breadth of the evidence base from which they can draw. This study aimed to explore community nurses' experiences of implementing change in... Read More

Adult dental health survey 2009: association between oral health outcomes and living arrangements of older adults in the UK. (2019)
Journal Article
AMINU, A.Q. 2019. Adult dental health survey 2009: association between oral health outcomes and living arrangements of older adults in the UK. British dental journal [online], 227(2), pages 115-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-019-0487-0

Introduction: Considering the growing ageing populations and the impact of oral health in the wellbeing of older adults, there is a need for understanding dental care utilisation among this group. The objective of this study was to examine the relati... Read More

Pharmacy academics' perspectives toward interprofessional education prior to its implementation in Qatar: a qualitative study. (2019)
Journal Article
EL-AWAISI, A., JOSEPH, S., EL HAJJ, M.S. and DIACK, L. 2019. Pharmacy academics' perspectives toward interprofessional education prior to its implementation in Qatar: a qualitative study. BMC medical education [online], 19, article ID 278. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-019-1689-5

Background: The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of faculty members and academic administrators, at Qatar University College of Pharmacy, towards interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice by identifying enablers, b... Read More

Integrative review; identifying the evidence base for policymaking and analysis in health care. (2019)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C., O'REILLY, P., O'CONNELL, R., O'LEARY, D., FEALY, G., HEGARTY, J.-M., BRADY, A.-M., NICHOLSON, E., MCNAMARA, M. and CASEY, M. 2019. Integrative review: identifying the evidence base for policymaking and analysis in health care. Journal of advanced nursing [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14121

Aim: To identify and synthesise the evidence underpinning the health policymaking process to inform the development of a health related policy analysis framework. Design: A mixed methods review using ‘Best Fit’ Framework synthesis. Data sources: PUBM... Read More

Developing a new health-related policy analysis tool : an action research cooperative inquiry approach. (2019)
Journal Article
CASEY, M., ROHDE, D., BRADY, A.-M., FEALY, G., HEGARTY, J., KENNEDY, C., MCNAMARA, M., NICHOLSON, E., O'CONNELL, R., O'CONNOR, L., O'LEARY, D., O'REILLY, P. and STOKES, D. 2019. Developing a new health-related policy analysis tool : an action research cooperative inquiry approach. Journal of nursing management [online], 27(6), pages 1233-1241. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12804

Aim: To develop a tool for the analysis of nursing, midwifery and health-related policy and professional guidance documents. Background: Analysis tools can aid both policy evaluation and policy development. However, no framework for analysing the con... Read More

Incorporating qualitative evidence in clinical practice guidelines: a Scottish perspective. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. 2019. Incorporating qualitative evidence in clinical practice guidelines: a Scottish perspective. International journal of evidence-based healthcare [online], 17(Supplement 1), pages S6-S8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/XEB.0000000000000175

This article provides an overview of an approach to incorporating a range of evidence, including qualitative research findings, that the authors piloted when developing a clinical guideline on epilepsies in children and young people. We describe met... Read More

Association of psychosocial-spiritual experiences around childbirth and subsequent perinatal mental health outcomes: an integrated review. (2019)
Journal Article
CROWTHER, S., STEPHEN, A. and HALL, J. 2019. Association of psychosocial–spiritual experiences around childbirth and subsequent perinatal mental health outcomes: an integrated review. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2019.1616680

Background: Perinatal mental health is a concern for women, families, communities and maternity care providers internationally. However, there is little understanding of poor perinatal maternal mental health and association with women’s experiences o... Read More

An ecological momentary assessment of self-management in prostate cancer survivors. (2019)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C. 2019. An ecological momentary assessment of self-management in prostate cancer survivors. Journal of cancer survivorship [online], 13(3), pages 364-373. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-019-00758-w

Purpose: To assess the “real time” self-management strategies employed by prostate cancer survivors to inform personalised supportive care interventions in the future. Method: A purposive sampling framework was used to recruit men with different st... Read More

Policy, evidence and practice for post-birth care plans: a scoping review. (2019)
Journal Article
CROWTHER, S., MACIVER, E. and LAU, A. 2019. Policy, evidence and practice for post-birth care plans: a scoping review. BMC pregnancy and childbirth [online], 19, article ID 137. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2274-y

Background: Postnatal care continually attracts less attention than other parts of the childbirth year. Many regions consistently report poor maternal satisfaction with care in the post-birth period. Despite policy recommending post-birth planning be... Read More

Compulsory community and involuntary outpatient treatment for people with severe mental disorders. (2019)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C. 2019. Compulsory community and involuntary outpatient treatment for people with severe mental disorders. Issues in mental health nursing [online], 40(6), pages 537-538. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2019.1600359

This is a summary by Catriona Kennedy of the Cochrane Review of Kisely, S.R., Campbell, L.A., O'Reilly, R. Compulsory community and involuntary outpatient treatment for people with severe mental disorders. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017... Read More

Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences. (2019)
Journal Article
WATKINS, S., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C., DEWAR, B. and GRAHAM, M. 2019. Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences. Journal of clinical nursing [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14854

Aims and objectives: To generate insights about what matters and is valued by family members of older people with dementia in the Emergency Department. To explore the experiences of emergency nurses looking after older people with dementia in an epis... Read More

Supporting the district nurse to consolidate advanced clinical skills. (2019)
Journal Article
BAIN, H. and MOGGACH, A. 2019. Supporting the district nurse to consolidate advanced clinical skills. British journal of community nursing [online], 24(4), page 153. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.4.153

Despite evidence that district nursing is valued by the population it serves and that the policy agenda supports healthcare at home, it is well recognised that the district nursing service in some areas is in crisis. It is also acknowledged that the... Read More

What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? (2019)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and LAUDER, W. 2019. What are the experiences of men affected by prostate cancer participating in an ecological momentary assessment study? Cancer nursing [online], Ahead of Print. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000699

Background: Within the cluster of self-report methodologies, ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method used in health services research whereby a participant repeatedly reports on affect, behaviours, symptoms and cognitions as they occur in r... Read More