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Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid. (2019)
Journal Article
CHIKERE, C., FAISAL, N.H., LIN, P.K.T. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2019. Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1310: proceedings of 2018 Applied nanotechnology and nanoscience international conference (ANNIC 2018), 22-24 October 2018, Berlin, Germany, article ID 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1310/1/012008

Zinc oxide nanoparticles (nano-ZnO) was used to modify carbon paste electrode (CPE) for a fast and sensitive electrochemical determination of gallic acid (GA). The study was carried out using cyclic voltammetry (CV) and differential voltammetry (DPV)... Read More

A novel power state evaluation method for the lithium battery packs based on the improved external measurable parameter coupling model. (2019)
Journal Article
WANG, S.-L., STROE, D.-I., FERNANDEZ, C., XIONG, L.-Y., FAN, Y.-C. and CAO, W. 2020. A novel power state evaluation method for the lithium battery packs based on the improved external measurable parameter coupling model. Journal of cleaner production [online], 242, article ID 118506. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118506

The power state evaluation plays a decisive influence on the safety implication of the lithium battery packs, and there is no effective online evaluation method so far due to the imbalance phenomenon among the internal connected battery cells, which... Read More

A cross-sectional survey of the pharmacy workforce in general practice in Scotland. (2019)
Journal Article
STEWART, D., MACLURE, K., NEWHAM, R., GIBSON-SMITH, K., BRUCE, R., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, A., FRY, S., MACKERROW, J. and BENNIE, M. 2019. A cross-sectional survey of the pharmacy workforce in general practice in Scotland. Family practice [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmz052

Background: In Scotland, there has been significant investment in pharmacy teams in general medical practices over recent years, aligned to current government policy. Objectives: To characterize the national pharmacy workforce including activities un... Read More

Folate deficiency promotes differentiation of vascular smooth muscle cells without affecting the methylation status of regulated genes. (2019)
Journal Article
KOLB, A.F., PETRIE, L., MAYER, C.D., PIRIE, L. and DUTHIE, S.J. 2019. Folate deficiency promotes differentiation of vascular smooth muscle cells without affecting the methylation status of regulated genes. Biochemical journal [online], Latest Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1042/BCJ20190275

Elevated serum homocysteine, an intermediate of cellular one-carbon metabolism, is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Folate deficiency increases serum homocysteine and may contribute to CVD progression. Vascular smooth musc... Read More

A modified-Delphi study of a framework to support the potential implementation of pharmacist prescribing. (2019)
Journal Article
JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., AWAISU, A., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D. 2019. A modified-Delphi study of a framework to support the potential implementation of pharmacist prescribing. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.09.005

Background: There is an extensive evidence base of the effectiveness and safety of pharmacist prescribing around the globe. There is therefore potential to develop a framework to support the implementation in Qatar to achieve the National Vision 2030... Read More

Multi-residue ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry method for comprehensive multi-class anthropogenic compounds of emerging concern analysis in a catchment-based exposure-driven study. (2019)
Journal Article
PROCTOR, K., PETRIE, B., BARDEN, R., ARNOT, T. and KASPRZYK-HORDERN, B. 2019. Multi-residue ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry method for comprehensive multi-class anthropogenic compounds of emerging concern analysis in a catchment-based exposure-driven study. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-019-02091-8

This paper presents a new multi-residue method for the quantification of more than 142 anthropogenic compounds of emerging concern (CECs) in various environmental matrices. These CECs are from a wide range of major classes including pharmaceuticals,... Read More

An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist independent prescribers within general practice in remote and rural Scotland. (2019)
Journal Article
BUIST, E. MCLELLAND, R., RUSHWORTH, G.F., STEWART, D., GIBSON-SMITH, K., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S. and MACLURE, K. 2019. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist independent prescribers within general practice in remote and rural Scotland. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00897-1

Background: A 12-month pilot was implemented in two general practices in remote and rural Scotland, with patients referred by general practitioners to specialist mental health pharmacist independent prescribers. Objective: The objective was to evalua... Read More

An ergonomic assessment of small boat lobster fishing. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
DUGUID, A. and VOSPER, H. 2019. An ergonomic assessment of small boat lobster fishing. In Charles, R. and Golightly, D. (eds) Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2019: proceedings of the Ergonomics and human factors 2019 (EHF 2019), 29 April - 1 May 2019, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Birmingham : CIEHF [online]. Available from: https://publications.er...at-lobster-fishing.html

Fishing is a high-risk occupation: among these risks is the high frequency of work-related musculoskeletal injury. While the industry is regulated world-wide, the safety focus is on larger vessels, which is significant given that the vast majority of... Read More

'If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness. (2019)
Journal Article
PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., MCKENZIE, M., MACLEOD, J., SMITH, A. and STEWART, D. 2019. 'If I die, I die, I don’t care about my health': perspectives on self‐care of people experiencing homelessness. Health and social care in the community [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12850

Self-care, which refers to what people do to prevent disease and maintain good health, can alleviate negative health consequences of people experiencing homelessness. The aim of the study was to apply a theoretically informed approach in exploring en... Read More

Effects of season and sediment-water exchange processes on the partitioning of pesticides in the catchment environment: implications for pesticides monitoring. (2019)
Journal Article
CUI, S., HOUGH, R., YATES, K., OSPREY, M., KERR, C., COOPER, P., COULL, M. and ZHANG, Z. 2020. Effects of season and sediment-water exchange processes on the partitioning of pesticides in the catchment environment: implications for pesticides monitoring. Science of the total environment [online], 698, article ID 134228. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134228

Current and historic pesticide use has potential to compromise e.g. drinking water sources due to both primary and secondary emission sources. Understanding the spatial and temporal dynamics of emissions might help inform management decisions. To exp... Read More

Nutritional strategies of British professional and amateur natural bodybuilders during competition preparation. (2019)
Journal Article
CHAPPELL, A.J., SIMPER, T. and HELMS, E. 2019. Nutritional strategies of British professional and amateur natural bodybuilders during competition preparation. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition [online], 16(1), article ID 35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-019-0302-y

Background: To prepare for competition, bodybuilders employ strategies based around: energy restriction, resistance training, cardiovascular exercise, isometric “posing”, and supplementation. Cohorts of professional (PRO) natural bodybuilders offer i... Read More

Rumen bacterial community responses to DPA, EPA and DHA in cattle and sheep: a comparative in vitro study. (2019)
Journal Article
CARREÑO, D., TORAL, P.G., PINLOCHE, E., BELENGUER, A., YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R., HERVÁS, G., MCEWAN, N.R., NEWBOLD, C.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2019. Rumen bacterial community responses to DPA, EPA and DHA in cattle and sheep: a comparative in vitro study. Scientific reports [online], 9, article number 11857. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48294-y

The role of marine lipids as modulators of ruminal biohydrogenation of dietary unsaturated fatty acids may be explained by the effects of their n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) on the bacterial community. However, the impact of individual PUFA... Read More

Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media. (2019)
Journal Article
AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media. Journal of molecular liquids [online], 293, article ID 111495. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111495

Polymer flow in porous media represents an entirely different scenario compared to bulk flow analysis using viscometers. This is due to the geometry and configuration of the medium which is made up of converging-diverging flow paths. In this article,... Read More

Raman spectroscopy vs voltammetry: a voltammetric approach to elucidate different chemicals in a range of pharmaceutical tablets. (2019)
Journal Article
ALECRIM, M.F., MACÊDO, I.Y.L., RODRIGUES, E.B., MORENO, E.K.G., GHEDINI, P.C., FERNANDEZ, C., DOS SANTOS, W.T.P. and GIL, E.S. 2019. Raman spectroscopy vs voltammetry: a voltammetric approach to elucidate different chemicals in a range of pharmaceutical tablets. Journal of the Electrochemical Society [online], 166(12), pages H580-H586. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1149/2.1331912jes

Over the years, Electroanalysis has been widely applied to elucidate redox behavior of novel molecules. The selectivity and low cost are spotlight features in pharmacopeial methods of identification, that can be reached by voltammetric approaches. In... Read More

Human factors approaches to evaluating outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy services: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
BUGEJA, S.J., STEWART, D., STRATH, A. and VOSPER, H. 2019. Human factors approaches to evaluating outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy services: a systematic review. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.08.009

Background: The expansion in terms of available treatment options and models of care has led to a growing global momentum for outpatient antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) services. A systematic review was undertaken to explore Human Factors aspects relati... Read More

Understanding marine food web dynamics using fatty acid signatures and stable isotope ratios: improving contaminant impacts assessments across trophic levels. (2019)
Journal Article
MADGETT, A.S., YATES, K., WEBSTER, L., MCKENZIE, C. and MOFFAT, C.F. 2019. Understanding marine food web dynamics using fatty acid signatures and stable isotope ratios: improving contaminant impacts assessments across trophic levels. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science [online], 227, article ID 106327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106327

Scotland's marine food webs support a diversity of species and habitats. They contribute to maintaining the balance of the natural environment. Previous studies show that these ecosystems are contaminated by persistent organic pollutants and trace me... Read More

Mixed-methods approach to determine adherence, knowledge and behavioral determinants associated with medication wastage. (2019)
Journal Article
WEST, L.M., STEWART, D. and CORDINA, M. 2019. Mixed-methods approach to determine adherence, knowledge and behavioral determinants associated with medication wastage. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.08.003

Background: While literature quantifying medication wastage and assessing public's knowledge and practices about medication disposal is substantial, less attention is given to the public's knowledge and behavior pertaining to medication wastage preve... 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

Evaluation of interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. (2019)
Journal Article
WUYEP, E.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2019. Evaluation of interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. Natural resources research [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-019-09523-3

Sand failure and production occurs when the formation stress exceeds the strength of the formation which is derived majorly from the natural material that cements the sand grain and cohesive forces. This study investigates the effects of scale inhibi... Read More

Daphnia magna exudates impact physiological and metabolic changes in microcystis aeruginosa. (2019)
Journal Article
SAVIC, G.B., EDWARDS, C., BRIAND, E., LAWTON, L., WIEGAND, C. and BORMANS, M. 2019. Daphnia magna exudates impact physiological and metabolic changes in microcystis aeruginosa. Toxins [online], 11(7), article number 421. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11070421

While the intracellular function of many toxic and bioactive cyanobacterial metabolites is not yet known, microcystins have been suggested to have a protective role in the cyanobacterial metabolism, giving advantage to toxic over nontoxic strains und... Read More