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The impact of information, education and communication (IEC) strategies in malaria prevention and control during pregnancy in Africa. (2013)
Thesis
MALOREH-NYAMEKYE, T. 2013. The impact of information, education and communication (IEC) strategies in malaria prevention and control during pregnancy in Africa. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: Malaria continues to pose a complex public health problem amongst pregnant women in Africa (Schantz-Dunn & Nour 2009; Antwi 2010), accounting for over 90% of the global malaria burden (WHO 2002; Morel et al. 2005; Schantz-Dunn & Nour 2009... Read More about The impact of information, education and communication (IEC) strategies in malaria prevention and control during pregnancy in Africa..

Exploration and development of bereavement care for older people. (2011)
Thesis
STEPHEN, A.I. 2011. Exploration and development of bereavement care for older people. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The rising population of older people in the UK (Office for National Statistics 2010) and pressure on healthcare services to reduce costs indicate the necessity of developing strategies that enable coping and independence. Loss through death of close... Read More about Exploration and development of bereavement care for older people..

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..

Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. (2009)
Thesis
TAYLOR, R.F. 2009. Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of the research is to explore the first year experiences of two groups of undergraduate student nurses. The research takes a holistic approach to the investigation of the first year experience. In part, a curriculum change is used as a way to... Read More about Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students..

The development and evaluation of a holistic approach to obesity management for primary care nurses. (2008)
Thesis
BROWN, J.E. 2008. The development and evaluation of a holistic approach to obesity management for primary care nurses. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The prevalence of obesity (BMI greater than or equal to 30kg/m2) in the Scottish population is rising at an alarming pace. The health implications for those affected and the lack of sustained success in treatment, demands that new strategies be explo... Read More about The development and evaluation of a holistic approach to obesity management for primary care nurses..