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An existential and spiritual discussion about childbirth: contrasting spirituality at the beginning and end of life. (2018)
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WOJTKOWIAK, J. and CROWTHER, S. 2018. An existential and spiritual discussion about childbirth: contrasting spirituality at the beginning and end of life. Spirituality in clinical practice [online], 5(4), pages 261-272. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1037/scp0000188

Birth and death are both fundamental human experiences. The end of life has been a major topic in philosophical, psychological, and sociological debates. Meanwhile, the beginning of life seems to be ignored in discussions around existential meanings... Read More about An existential and spiritual discussion about childbirth: contrasting spirituality at the beginning and end of life..

What can secondary data tell us about household food insecurity in a high-income country context? (2018)
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EJEBU, O.-Z., WHYBROW, S., MCKENZIE, L., DOWLER, E., GARCIA, A.L., LUDBROOK, A., BARTON, K.L., WRIEDEN, W.L. and DOUGLAS, F. 2019. What can secondary data tell us about household food insecurity in a high-income country context? International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 16(1), article ID 82. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16010082

In the absence of routinely collected household food insecurity data, this study investigated what could be determined about the nature and prevalence of household food insecurity in Scotland from secondary data. Secondary analysis of the Living Cost... Read More about What can secondary data tell us about household food insecurity in a high-income country context?.

'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. (2018)
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DOUGLAS, F., MACKENZIE, F., EJEBU, O.-Z., WHYBROW, S., GARCIA, A.L., MCKENZIE, L., LUDBROOK, A. and DOWLER, E. 2018. 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don't know where to go or they're not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 15(12), article ID 2738. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738

This qualitative study explored frontline service providers’ perceptions of the nature of food insecurity in Scotland in 2015 to inform national policy and the provision of locally-based support for ‘at risk’ groups. A country-wide in-depth interview... Read More about 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland..

Undergraduate experience of selection group interviews: a qualitative research study subjected to pedagogical reflection. (2018)
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LIRONI, J. 2018. Undergraduate experience of selection group interviews: a qualitative research study subjected to pedagogical reflection. Practising midwife, 21(10) [online], pages 27-30. Available from: https://www.all4maternity.com/practising-midwife-archive/practising-midwife-november-2018/

This study explores stage 1 nursing students’ experiences of group interviews as part of the selection process to inform the future of midwifery selection practice. Using hermeneutic phenomenology to interview students is valid as a tool of reflectio... Read More about Undergraduate experience of selection group interviews: a qualitative research study subjected to pedagogical reflection..

A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. (2018)
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SUEMATSU, M., JOSEPH, S., ABE, K., YASUI, H., TAKAHASHI, N., OKAZAKI, K., HAXTON, J., MCFADYEN, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2018. A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. Nagoya journal of medical science [online], 80(4), pages 465-473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465

To minimise the global burden of diabetes, the awareness of appropriate intervention methods for diabetes education and practice is essential. This project is the first international interprofessional education (IIPE) for the awareness of diabetes, w... Read More about A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar..

Study protocol for the DETECTIVE study: an international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer. (2018)
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LAM, T.B.L., MACLENNAN, S., PLASS, K. et al. 2019. Study protocol for the DETECTIVE study: an international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer. European urology [online], 75(4), pages 699-702. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2018.11.009

Deferred active treatment (DAT) strategies, including active surveillance and active monitoring, are a recognised management option for men with localised low-risk prostate cancer. However, there is uncertainty due to heterogeneity of patient selecti... Read More about Study protocol for the DETECTIVE study: an international collaborative study to develop consensus statements for deferred treatment with curative intent for localised prostate cancer..

Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. (2018)
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HARPER-MCDONALD, B. and BAGULEY, F. 2018. Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. British journal of community nursing [online], 23(11), pages 544-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544

This systematic literature review aims to identify and appraise current evidence to establish if caseload profiling (CP) provides a strategy to support district nurses to evidence and manage increasingly complex caseloads. A total of 17 studies where... Read More about Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review..

Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. (2018)
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LUIKING, M.-L., HECKEMANN, B., ALI, P., DEKKER-VAN DOORN, C., GHOSH, S., KYDD, A., WATSON, R. and PATEL, H. 2019. Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. Journal of nursing scholarship [online], 51(1), pages 58-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12442

Purpose: Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. This unprecedented mass migration impacts on healthcare in host countries. This paper explores and synthesizes literature on the healthcare experiences of migrants. D... Read More about Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature..

A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers. (2018)
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PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C. and NABI, G. 2018. A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers. European journal of oncology nursing [online], 37, pages 65-73. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2018.10.007

Purpose: Men with metastatic prostate cancer experience high levels of unmet supportive care needs in current healthcare delivery. We set out to determine the effectiveness of a multimodality supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention on the prevalen... Read More about A pilot randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention for managing unmet supportive care needs in men with metastatic prostate cancer on hormonal treatment and their partner/caregivers..

Health policy and its unintended consequences for midwife-woman partnerships: is normal pregnancy at risk when the BMI measure is used? (2018)
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KNOX, S., CROWTHER, S., MCARA-COUPER, J. and GILKISON, A. 2018. Health policy and its unintended consequences for midwife-woman partnerships: is normal pregnancy at risk when the BMI measure is used? New Zealand College of Midwives journal [online], 54, pages 30-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12784/nzcomjnl54.2018.4.30-37

Background: Little attention has been paid to understanding the unintended consequences of health policy for midwife-woman partnerships. The measure of Body Mass Index (BMI) is one such policy example which has become established in contemporary midw... Read More about Health policy and its unintended consequences for midwife-woman partnerships: is normal pregnancy at risk when the BMI measure is used?.

Joys and challenges of relationships in Scotland and New Zealand rural midwifery: a multicentre study. (2018)
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CROWTHER, S., DEERY, R., DAELLENBACH, R., DAVIES, L., GILKISON, A., KENSINGTON, M. and RANKIN, J. 2019. Joys and challenges of relationships in Scotland and New Zealand rural midwifery: a multicentre study. Women and birth [online], 32(1), pages 39-49. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.04.004

Background: Globally there are challenges meeting the recruitment and retention needs for rural midwifery. Rural practice is not usually recognised as important and feelings of marginalisation amongst this workforce are apparent. Relationships are in... Read More about Joys and challenges of relationships in Scotland and New Zealand rural midwifery: a multicentre study..

Diagnostic accuracy of image guided biopsies of small ( < 4 cm) renal masses with implications for active surveillance: a systematic review of the evidence. (2018)
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PATERSON, C., GHAEMI, J., ALASHKHAM, A., BIYANI, C.S., COLES, B., BAKER, L., SZEWCZYK-BIEDA, M. and NABI, G. 2018. Diagnostic accuracy of image guided biopsies of small ( < 4 cm) renal masses with implications for active surveillance: a systematic review of the evidence. British journal of radiology [online], 91(1090), article ID 20170761. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20170761

The objective of this study was to determine the safety and diagnostic accuracy of renal tumour biopsies in a defined population of small renal masses (SRMs) only < 4cm using a 3 x 2 table intention-to-diagnose approach. The 3 x 2 table approach exam... Read More about Diagnostic accuracy of image guided biopsies of small ( < 4 cm) renal masses with implications for active surveillance: a systematic review of the evidence..

Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder. (2018)
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WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2018. Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder. British journal of mental health nursing [online], 7(4), pages 173-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjmh.2018.7.4.173

The high prevalence of people with personality disorders in mental health settings suggests that there should be a dedicated focus on this area within pre-registration mental health nursing. People with personality disorder diagnoses have been descri... Read More about Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder..

Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study. (2018)
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EL-AWAISI, A., EL HAJJ, M.S., JOSEPH, S. and DIACK, L. 2018. Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study. Journal of interprofessional care [online], 32(6), pages 674-688. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1498466

In an IPE environment, students are expected to have better understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and contribution of other health care professions to enhance interprofessional working and collaboration with an end result of improving patient... Read More about Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study..

Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar. (2018)
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EL-AWAISI, A., EL HAJJ, M.S., JOSEPH, S. and DIACK, L. 2018. Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 40(5), pages 1388-1401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0686-9

Background: Healthcare is provided by a variety of different professionals, including pharmacists who are integral members of the team, and all are expected to work collaboratively to provide quality care. Little is known about the perceptions of pha... Read More about Perspectives of practising pharmacists towards interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Qatar..

A new waist-to-height ratio predicts abdominal adiposity in adults. (2018)
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NEVILL, A.M., STEWART, A.D., OLDS, T. and DUNCAN, M.J. 2020. A new waist-to-height ratio predicts abdominal adiposity in adults. Research in sports medicine [online], 28(1), pages 15-26. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15438627.2018.1502183

Our aim was to identify the best anthropometric index associated with waist adiposity. The six weight-status indices included body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), waist-to-height ratio (WHTR), and a new waist-by-height0.5 ratio (WHT.5R).... Read More about A new waist-to-height ratio predicts abdominal adiposity in adults..

Young people's expectations regarding their participation in the school nursing service. (2018)
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FORKUO-MINKA, A., KENNEDY, C. and WORK, F. 2018. Young people's expectations regarding their participation in the school nursing service. British journal of school nursing [online], 13(6), pages 278-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2018.13.6.278

The school nursing service plays a crucial role to support young people to meet their health and wellbeing needs (e.g. personal and family illness, sexual health, puberty, and anxieties). Exploration of the experiences of young people regarding their... Read More about Young people's expectations regarding their participation in the school nursing service..

Development and preliminary testing of a brief clinical tool to enable daily monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity: the Daily Chemotherapy Toxicity self-Assessment Questionnaire. (2018)
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MAGUIRE, R., KOTRONOULAS, G., DONNAN, P.T., PATERSON, C., MCCANN, L., CONNAGHAN, J., DI DOMENICO, D.G.G. and KEARNEY, N. 2018. Development and preliminary testing of a brief clinical tool to enable daily monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity: the Daily Chemotherapy Toxicity self-Assessment Questionnaire. European journal of cancer care [online], 27(6), article ID e12890. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12890

Close monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity can be instrumental in ensuring prompt symptom management and quality care. Our aim was to develop a brief clinical tool to enable daily assessment of chemotherapy toxicity, and investigate/establish its cont... Read More about Development and preliminary testing of a brief clinical tool to enable daily monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity: the Daily Chemotherapy Toxicity self-Assessment Questionnaire..

Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education. (2018)
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COURTENAY, M., LIM, R., CASTRO-SANCHEZ, E., DESLANDES, R., HODSON, K., MORRIS, G., REEVES, S., WEISS, M., ASHIRU-OREDOPE, D., BAIN, H., BLACK, A., BOSANQUET, J., COCKBURN, A., DUGGAN, C., FITZPATRICK, M., GALLAGHER, R., GRANT, D., MCEWEN, J., REID, N., SNEDDON, J., STEWART, D., TONNA, A. and WHITE, P. 2018. Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education. Journal of hospital infection [online], 100(3), pages 245-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.022

Background: Healthcare professionals are involved in an array of patient- and medicine-related stewardship activities, for which an understanding and engagement with antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is important. Undergraduate education provides an id... Read More about Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education..