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Exploring medication error causality and reporting in the Middle East. (2019)
Thesis
THOMAS, B. 2019. Exploring medication error causality and reporting in the Middle East. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The "Medication Without Harm, WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge", published by the World Health Organization in 2017, calls for action to reduce patient harm as a result of unsafe medication practices and medication errors. Medication error-related... Read More about Exploring medication error causality and reporting in the Middle East..

Effectiveness and acceptability of two dietary interventions in African women in diaspora. (2019)
Thesis
ADEBOYE, B.O. 2019. Effectiveness and acceptability of two dietary interventions in African women in diaspora. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Obesity disproportionally affects women of ethnic minorities, especially those of African descent, living in the United Kingdom (UK). The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has estimated that obesity rates are 13% higher am... Read More about Effectiveness and acceptability of two dietary interventions in African women in diaspora..

Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: study of their antioxidant and potential neuroprotective properties. (2019)
Thesis
SCIPIONI, M. 2019. Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: study of their antioxidant and potential neuroprotective properties. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Vanillin (4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde) is a naturally-occurring phenolic compound, forming the main component of the bean and pod of vanilla orchids. It is widely used as a flavouring agent in food and drinks, and as a preservative in the cosmeti... Read More about Synthesis of novel vanillin derivatives: study of their antioxidant and potential neuroprotective properties..

Exploring the obesogenic environment: understanding the health impact of contemporary living. (2019)
Thesis
SIBSON, R.H. 2019. Exploring the obesogenic environment: understanding the health impact of contemporary living. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Obesity exists in the complexity of everyday life and arises from individuals' interactions with the obesogenic environment, different behaviours/dispositions and biological factors. In order to develop better intervention strategies to attenuate obe... Read More about Exploring the obesogenic environment: understanding the health impact of contemporary living..

Exploring the potential resource recovery from pot ale utilising microalgae and novel LED photobioreactors. (2019)
Thesis
MCNERNEY, C.C. 2019. Exploring the potential resource recovery from pot ale utilising microalgae and novel LED photobioreactors. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Pot ale is a protein-rich, high-carbon and acidic (pH 3.5) by-product of the whisky industry. With 4.9 million tonnes of pot ale being produced per annum in Scotland alone, it presents a difficult disposal challenge for the industry. Pot ale has high... Read More about Exploring the potential resource recovery from pot ale utilising microalgae and novel LED photobioreactors..

A study of the development of frameworks of pharmacist prescribing in Qatar. (2019)
Thesis
JEBARA, T. 2019. A study of the development of frameworks of pharmacist prescribing in Qatar. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Several countries across the world have developed and implemented frameworks of non-medical prescribing. In the United Kingdom, pharmacist prescribing was introduced in 2003 as supplementary prescribing, with this extended to include independent pres... Read More about A study of the development of frameworks of pharmacist prescribing in Qatar..

An exploration of the medication related experiences of community dwelling adults with learning disabilities. (2019)
Thesis
MACLEOD, J. 2019. An exploration of the medication related experiences of community dwelling adults with learning disabilities. Robert Gordon University [online], DPP thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The purpose of this study was to explore the medication related experiences of community dwelling adults with learning disabilities (LD). A narrative review was undertaken and found that current literature focused on measuring the prevalence of parti... Read More about An exploration of the medication related experiences of community dwelling adults with learning disabilities..

An investigation into the molecular mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen using a human dermal microvascular endothelial cell line and a porcine retinal explant model. (2019)
Thesis
IWUAGWU, B.U. 2019. An investigation into the molecular mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen using a human dermal microvascular endothelial cell line and a porcine retinal explant model. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Diabetes is a debilitating metabolic condition with associated vascular complications that are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Endothelial dysfunction is central to microvascular complications such as diabetic retinopathy (DR) and impaired... Read More about An investigation into the molecular mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen using a human dermal microvascular endothelial cell line and a porcine retinal explant model..

The potential application of rapeseed pomace extracts in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. (2019)
Thesis
POHL, F. 2019. The potential application of rapeseed pomace extracts in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Rapeseed pomace (RSP) is the waste/by-product obtained after edible oil production from Brassica napus and is currently used as animal feed. In an attempt to revalorize this by-product as a potential nutraceutical for the treatment or prevention of n... Read More about The potential application of rapeseed pomace extracts in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases..