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A study to scope structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice as part of the multidisciplinary care of patients with chronic kidney disease. (2021)
Thesis
AL RAIISI, F. 2021. A study to scope structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice as part of the multidisciplinary care of patients with chronic kidney disease. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1446862

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex health-related comorbidity with an enormous economic burden on any healthcare system globally. Clinical pharmacy services have potential to contribute significantly to the multidisciplinary team providing saf... Read More about A study to scope structures, processes and related outcomes of clinical pharmacy practice as part of the multidisciplinary care of patients with chronic kidney disease..

A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care. (2020)
Thesis
MCLEAN, A.P. 2020. A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care. Robert Gordon University, DPP thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358018

Pharmaceutical care describes a range of patient-focused activities delivered by pharmacists. The activities aim to optimise medicines use for patients and to reduce harm from adverse events with medicines. This study was conducted in an NHS Scotland... Read More about A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care..

Investigating prescribers' experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants for the management of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. (2020)
Thesis
GENERALOVA, D. 2020. Investigating prescribers' experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants for the management of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447131

Direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have relatively recently been licensed for stroke and systemic embolism prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) and have replaced warfarin as the first line agent of choice. The aim... Read More about Investigating prescribers' experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants for the management of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation..

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..

Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland. (2017)
Thesis
HOGAN-MURPHY, D. 2017. Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Limited data exist on the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic systems for medicines management in hospitals. Whilst numerous studies advocate system use in improved patient safety and efficiency within the health service, their rate... Read More about Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland..

Social and cognitive influences on prescribing decisions among non-medical prescribers. (2017)
Thesis
MCINTOSH, T. 2017. Social and cognitive influences on prescribing decisions among non-medical prescribers. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Non-medical prescribers make an increasing contribution to healthcare across the UK yet little is known about influences on their prescribing decision-making. The aim of this programme of research was to explore and describe prescribing decision-maki... Read More about Social and cognitive influences on prescribing decisions among non-medical prescribers..

An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management. (2011)
Thesis
PAUDYAL, V. 2011. An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research utilised mixed methodology to gain insight into community pharmacists adoption of medicines and services related to two key innovative policy interventions aimed at enhanced minor ailment management; namely the ongoing legal status recl... Read More about An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management..