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The experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. (2020)
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STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., RIEGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. The experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42020161235. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020161235

The aim of this mixed methods review is to synthesize and integrate the best available evidence on the experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care. More... Read More about The experiences and effectiveness of canine-assisted interventions (CAIs) on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol..

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 5. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 5. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our fifth themed issue in which we are focusing on gender issues. We have two guest speakers to provide a male and female perspective, and we have provided resources that address the oft-marginalised gender groups.

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 4. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 4. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our fourth themed issue regarding COVID-19. The focus is on poverty issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue signposts you to useful resources concerning this topic.

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 3. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 3. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our third themed issue regarding COVID-19. The focus is on practice matters during the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue signposts you to useful resources and best practice statements and guidelines concerning COVID-19.

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 2. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 2. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to our second themed issue regarding COVID-19. The focus is on ethics in research and practice and we have scanned the many resources and upcoming funding calls which can be of help both for practitioners and researchers.

North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 1. (2020)
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KYDD, A., TEODOROWSKI, P., PAPADATOU, Z., VELO HIGUERAS, M., MACLEAN, C. and OZA, R. (eds.) 2020. North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 1. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Welcome to the first of our bulletins regarding COVID-19 pertinent to health and social care staff. The aim is to provide a signposting resource for staff, educators and researchers in the North East of Scotland on items of interest gathered from the... Read More about North-east COVID-19 observatory: issue 1..

Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. (2020)
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LIZARONDO, L., STERN, C., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., REIGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. 2020. Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 18(10), pages 2134-2139. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00265

Objective: The objective of the proposed systematic review is to determine the barriers and enablers (or facilitators) to the implementation of pressure injury prevention among adults receiving care in the hospital setting. Introduction: Hospital-acq... Read More about Barriers and enablers to implementation of pressure injury prevention in hospitalized adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol..

Impact of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. (2020)
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STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., RIEGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. 2020. Impact of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 18(10), pages 2140-2147. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00224

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this review is to synthesize and integrate the best available evidence on the impact of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care. INTRODUCTION: Canine-assisted i... Read More about Impact of canine-assisted interventions on the health and well-being of older people residing in long-term care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol..

An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: protocol for the selfBACK randomized controlled trial. (2019)
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SANDAL, L.F., STOCHKENDAHL, M.J., SVENDSEN, M.J., WOOD, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., NORDSTOGA, A.L., VILLUMSEN, M., RASMUSSEN, C.D.N., NICHOLL, B., COOPER, K., KJAER, P., MAIR, F.S., SJØGAARD, G., NILSEN, T.I.L., HARTVIGSEN, J., BACH, K., MORK, P.J. and SØGAARD, K. 2019. An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: Protocol for the selfback randomized controlled trial. [Protocol]. JMIR research protocols [online], 8(12), article ID e14720. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2196/14720

Background: Low back pain (LBP) is prevalent across all social classes, in all age groups, and across industrialized and developing countries. From a global perspective, LBP is considered the leading cause of disability and negatively impacts everyda... Read More about An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: protocol for the selfBACK randomized controlled trial..

Exploring the facilitators and barriers of a wearable device to treat newborn jaundice at home: protocol for an integrative review. (2019)
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LIRONI, J., GRANT, A. and KENNEDY, C. 2019. Exploring the facilitators and barriers of a wearable device to treat newborn jaundice at home: protocol for an integrative review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42019157824. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019157824

This review will investigate how home phototherapy and wearable technology is used for the treatment of new born babies with jaundice. Also, what are the experiences of parents and healthcare professionals regarding caring for newborn infants receivi... Read More about Exploring the facilitators and barriers of a wearable device to treat newborn jaundice at home: protocol for an integrative review..

Extraditing Ponsati to Spain is not a clear cut process and involves certain procedures. [Newspaper article] (2019)
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ARNELL, P. 2019. Extraditing Ponsati to Spain is not a clear cut process and involves certain procedures. The Scotsman [online], 15 November 2019. Available from: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-scotsman/20191115/282849372810123.

A second European Arrest Warrant (EAW) seeking St Andrews academic Clara Ponsati has been issued by Spain. The first EAW was withdrawn in June last year following a decision of a German court in the case of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont.... Read More about Extraditing Ponsati to Spain is not a clear cut process and involves certain procedures. [Newspaper article].

Student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education: a scoping review protocol. (2019)
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WYNNE, D. and COOPER, K. 2019. Student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic review and implementation reports [online], 17(6), pages 1092-1100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003990

The objective of this scoping review is to identify, map and describe the characteristics of student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education. More specifically, the objectives are to identify: 1) What types of s... Read More about Student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education: a scoping review protocol..

Adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes and healthcare professionals' experiences of household food insecurity management in high income countries: a systematic review. [Protocol] (2019)
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TEODOROWSKI, P., DOUGLAS, F., KENNEDY, C., and MACIVER, E. 2020. Adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes and healthcare professionals' experiences of household food insecurity management in high income countries: a systematic review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42019127618. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019127618

Protocol for a review, aiming to address the following questions: 1) What are the experiences of household food security self-management among adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes? 2) What are the experiences of household food security management among... Read More about Adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes and healthcare professionals' experiences of household food insecurity management in high income countries: a systematic review. [Protocol].

Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol. (2019)
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ALEXANDER, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., STEPHEN, A., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S. and COOPER, K. 2019. Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 17(5), pages 667-674. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003844

Review objective/questions: The objective of this scoping review is to map the evidence relating to the reporting and evaluation of health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital in-patients. The following questions w... Read More about Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol..

Experiences with the implementation of pharmacist's medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the consolidated framework for implementation research. (2019)
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MICHEL, D., STEWART, D., WEIDMANN, A. and TONNA, A. and DARTSCH, D. 2019. Experiences with the implementation of pharmacist's medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the consolidated framework for implementation research. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42019122836. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019122836

The aim of this systematic review is to critically appraise, synthesise and present the available evidence on experiences with the implementation of Medication Reviews (MR) in ambulatory care settings including potential facilitators and barriers, re... Read More about Experiences with the implementation of pharmacist's medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the consolidated framework for implementation research..

Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. (2018)
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BRINCAT, A., STEWART, D., WEIDMANN, A. and VELLA BONANNO, P. 2018. Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42016048457. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42016048457

The aim of the systematic review is to critically appraise, synthesise and present the available evidence of patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours. In relation to the patients ph... Read More about Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review..

What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? (2018)
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PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., BOWKERM, M., JENSEN, B., MACLENNAN, S. and N'DOW, J. 2018. What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? A systematic review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42018102376. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018102376

Globally, cancer of the penis is an uncommon malignancy with reported incidence in Western countries of 1 per 100,000 in Europe. More recently, epidemiological data in United Kingdom (UK) has identified a 21% increase in cases of penile cancer incide... Read More about What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer?.

Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. (2018)
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COOPER, K. and ALEXANDER, L. 2018. Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 16(5), pages 1126-1134. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003527

Review objective/question: The objective of this scoping review is to examine the characteristics of initial telephone consultations conducted in primary care settings and to map the existing evidence on the components, skills and training recommende... Read More about Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol..

The relationship between adipose mass and bone density in an over-weight/obese population: a systematic review protocol. (2018)
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DOLAN, E., HEALY, A., O'REILLY, J. and SWINTON, P. 2015. The relationship between adipose mass and bone density in an over-weight/obese population: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42015024313. Available from https://doi.org/10.15124/CRD42015024313

This review aims to look at the relationship between adipose mass and bone density in an overweight/obese population. The available evidence does appear to support evidence of a positive relationship between adipose mass and bone density when conside... Read More about The relationship between adipose mass and bone density in an over-weight/obese population: a systematic review protocol..

Integrated health and social care; exploring of the needs and experiences of service users and their families. (2018)
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HENDERSON, L., BAIN, H., ALLAN, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2018. Integrated health and social care; exploring of the needs and experiences of service users and their families. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42018085550. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018085550

Protocol for a review, aiming to address the following questions: 1) What are the perceptions of service users and their families in relation to their health and wellbeing needs? 2) What are the experiences of service users and their families who acc... Read More about Integrated health and social care; exploring of the needs and experiences of service users and their families..