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Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly. (2020)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C. and WILL, J. [2020]. Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly. International journal of nursing practice [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12870

Elder abuse is a global problem with an estimated 10% of older people experiencing some form of abuse although many cases remain unreported and/or referred to social services. As such the true extent of elder abuse is relatively unknown and this pose... Read More about Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly..

Exploring terms used for the oldest old in the gerontological literature. (2020)
Journal Article
KYDD, A., FLEMING, A., PAOLETTI, I. and HVALIČ-TOUZERY, S. 2020. Exploring the terms used for the oldest old in the gerontological literature. Journal of aging and social change [online], 10(2), pages 53-73. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1884...6-5310/CGP/v10i02/53-73

In response to the global increasing age of the population, there is general agreement on the need to define what is meant by 'old.' Yet there is no consensus on age groups within the definition of old, which makes comparative studies of people of di... Read More about Exploring terms used for the oldest old in the gerontological literature..

Trends in gabapentinoid prescribing, co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines, and associated deaths in Scotland. (2020)
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TORRANCE, R., VELUCHAMY, A., ZHOU, Y., FLETCHER, E., MOIR, E., HEBERT, H., DONNAN, P., WATSON, J., COLVIN, L. and SMITH, B. 2020. Trends in gabapentinoid prescribing, co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines, and associated deaths in Scotland. British journal of anaesthesia [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.05.017

Background: Gabapentinoid drugs (gabapentin and pregabalin) are effective in neuropathic pain, which has a prevalence of ~7%. Concerns about increased prescribing have implications for patient safety, misuse, and diversion. Drug-related deaths (DRDs)... Read More about Trends in gabapentinoid prescribing, co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines, and associated deaths in Scotland..

Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities. (2020)
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KYDD, A. and FULFORD, H. 2020. Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities. Maturitas [online], 140, pages 14-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.05.019

International, national and regional policy documents and key reports espouse the rights of, and benefits to, people, of lifelong learning, yet little attention has been given to the learning needs of frail older people in nursing [care] home setting... Read More about Access to learning opportunities for residents in care homes: reviewing the challenges and possibilities..

Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. (2020)
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PATERSON, C. and KENNEDY, C. [2020]. Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Research in nursing and health [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.22027

Prostatitis is a common condition which can affect men of all ages; however, it is more frequently experienced in younger men with an initial onset around 40 years of age. The two main presenting clinical features of prostatitis are lower urinary tra... Read More about Pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome..

Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review. (2020)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D., BAIN, H., MURRAY, I. and KENNEDY, C. [2020]. Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], EarlyView. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12637

Introduction: 'Borderline personality disorder' ('BPD') is associated with frequent use of crisis intervention services. However, no robust evidence base supports specific interventions, and people's experiences are not well understood. Aim: To explo... Read More about Perspectives of crisis intervention for people diagnosed with 'borderline personality disorder': an integrative review..

Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique. (2020)
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LEAR, H. 2020. Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique. Nurse education today [online], 90, article ID 104443. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104443

Nursing study abroad trips are rising in popularity. Nursing students may travel the globe studying abroad, sometimes to locations where the culture, language, and healthcare practices are very different to what the students are used to. Study abroad... Read More about Nursing study abroad trip preparation: finding consensus through a Delphi technique..

Social media, social comparison and mental health. (2020)
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WARRENDER, D. and MILNE, R. 2020. Social media, social comparison and mental health. Nursing times [online], 116(3), pages 58-61. Available from: https://www.nursingtime...rsing-times-march-2020/

Social media has become a mainstay of popular culture, with a growing number of users. Yet the understanding of how social media can impact on mental health is at an early stage. This article focuses on social media and how the increased opportunity... Read More about Social media, social comparison and mental health..

Pharmacist and data-driven quality improvement in primary care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the theoretical domains framework. (2020)
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TANG, J., TOMA, M., GRAY, N.M., DELVAUX, J., GUTHRIE, B., GRANT, A., DUNCAN, E.M. and DREISCHULTE, T. 2020. Pharmacist and data-driven quality improvement in primary care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the theoretical domains framework. BMJ open [online], 10(2), article ID e033574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033574

Objectives: The quality and safety of drug therapy in primary care are global concerns. The Pharmacist and Data driven Quality Improvement in Primary care (P-DQIP) intervention aims to improve prescribing safety via an informatics tool which facilita... Read More about Pharmacist and data-driven quality improvement in primary care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the theoretical domains framework..

Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol (2020)
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LIZARONDO, L., STERN, C., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., REIGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. JBI evidence synthesis [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00265

Objective: The objective of the proposed systematic review is to determine the barriers and enablers (or facilitators) to the implementation of pressure injury prevention among adults receiving care in the hospital setting. Introduction: Hospital-acq... Read More about Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol.

Self-disclosure: the invaluable grey area. (2020)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D. 2020. Self-disclosure: the invaluable grey area. British journal of mental health nursing [online], 9(2), pages 9-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjmh.2019.0010

Self-disclosure can be valuable in therapeutic relationships, though practitioners may feel apprehension around boundaries and worry what may be appropriate. This article asserts the importance of critical thinking around self-disclosure, emphasisin... Read More about Self-disclosure: the invaluable grey area..

Methodological guidance for the conduct of mixed methods systematic reviews. (2020)
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STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., REIGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. Methodological guidance for the conduct of mixed methods systematic reviews. JBI evidence synthesis [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00169

Objective: The objective of this paper is to outline the updated methodological approach for conducting a JBI MMSR with a focus on data synthesis, specifically, methods related to how data are combined and the overall integration of the quantitative... Read More about Methodological guidance for the conduct of mixed methods systematic reviews..

Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia. (2020)
Journal Article
KENNEDY, C. and PATERSON, C. 2020. Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia. American journal of nursing [online], 120(1), page 7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000652016.44157.19

This is a summary by the authors of a nursing care-related review of the Cochrane Review by Hwang, E.C., Jung, J.H., Borofsky, M., Kim, M.H. and Dahm, P. 2019. Aquablation of the prostate for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in men with... Read More about Using aquablation to treat lower urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia..

Instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: an integrative review. (2020)
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SOIKKELI-JALONEN, A., STOLT, M., HUPLI, M., LEMETTI, T., KENNEDY, C., KYDD, A. and HAAVISTO, E. 2020. Instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: an integrative review. Journal of clinical nursing [online], 29(5-6), pages 736-757. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15146

Aims and objectives: To examine the content and reported psychometric properties of instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised healthcare units. Background: Knowledge of palliative care, and competence in th... Read More about Instruments for assessing nurses´ palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: an integrative review..

Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence. (2020)
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GRANT, A. and CURRIE, S. 2020. Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence. BMC women's health [online], 20, article ID 9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-019-0878-z

Background: Childbirth is a major risk factor for urinary incontinence (UI). As a result, pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is commonly recommended during and after pregnancy to prevent the onset of UI. PFMT is often classed as a physical activity... Read More about Qualitative exploration of the acceptability of a postnatal pelvic floor muscle training intervention to prevent urinary incontinence..

Experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care a mixed methods systematic review protocol. (2020)
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STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., RIEGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. Experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [PROTOCOL]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00224

Objective: To synthesize and integrate the best available evidence on the experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care. Introduction: Canine-assisted int... Read More about Experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care a mixed methods systematic review protocol..

Systematic and integrative reviews: synthesising evidence for community nursing practice. (2019)
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KENNEDY, C. and RAMUKUMBA, M.M. 2020. Systematic and integrative reviews: synthesising evidence for community nursing practice. British journal of community nursing [online], 25(1), pages 6-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2020.25.1.6

Ease of access to vast amounts of information presents significant opportunities and challenges for nurses in the community as they seek to base their practice on the ‘best’ available evidence. Growing expectations around evidence based practice have... Read More about Systematic and integrative reviews: synthesising evidence for community nursing practice..

Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth. (2019)
Journal Article
BARANOWSKA, B., DOROSZEWSKA, A., KUBICKA-KRASZYŃSKA, U., PIETRUSIEWICZ, J., ADAMSKA-SALA, I., KAJDY, A., SYS, D., TATAJ-PUZYNA, U., BĄCZEK, G. and CROWTHER, S. 2019. Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth. BMC pregnancy and childbirth [online], 19(1), article ID 520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2675-y

Background: Abuse against women in labor starts with subtle forms of discrimination that can turn into overt violence. Therefore it is crucial to work towards prevention and elimination of disrespect and ill-treatment in medical facility perinatal ca... Read More about Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth..

Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project. (2019)
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CROWTHER, S., LAU, A. and MACIVER, E. 2020. Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project. Midwifery [online], 82, article ID 102616. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102616

Objective: There is ongoing poor evaluation of post-birth care and an urgent need to improve women's satisfaction. To develop and evaluate an acceptable and useable post-birth care plan template through collaboration with women and community midwives... Read More about Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project..

The psychological impact of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis on patients' lives: a critically appraised topic. (2019)
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O'REILLY, P., KENNEDY, C., MESKELL, P., COFFEY, A., DELAUNOIS, I., DORE, L., HOWARD, S., RAMSAY, B., SCANLON, C., WILSON, D.M., WHELAN, B. and RYAN, S. 2019. The psychological impact of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis on patients' lives: a critically appraised topic. British journal of dermatology [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.18746

A 65 year-old male presented with a 12 hour history of deteriorating rash. Two weeks previously, he had completed a course of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy for ductal carcinoma of the breast. On examination, there were bullae, widespread atypical targeto... Read More about The psychological impact of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis on patients' lives: a critically appraised topic..


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