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Health policy and its unintended consequences for midwife-woman partnerships: is normal pregnancy at risk when the BMI measure is used? (2018)
Journal Article
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?.

Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers: a Cochrane systematic review. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
PERRY, A., LEE, S.H., COTTON, S., and KENNEDY, C. 2018. Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers: a Cochrane systematic review. Presented at the 22nd International congress on palliative care (PAL 2018), 2-5 October 2018, Montreal, Canada.

Head and neck cancer encompasses tumours of the upper aero-digestive tract (oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses and salivary glands). There are 550,000 new cases, globally, each year, the majority of these are mucosal small... Read More about Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers: a Cochrane systematic review..

Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: an integrative literature review. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
LARSSON, M., LEE, S.H., GROV, E.K., HOV. R., WILDE-LARSSON, B., OLSSON,C., BJURESÄTER, K and KENNEDY, C. 2018. Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: an integrative literature review. Presented at the 22nd International congress on palliative care (PAL 2018), 2-5 October 2018, Montreal, Canada.

Approximately 60% of people wish to die at home and across Europe there are an estimated 100 million family carers meeting the needs of loved ones at the end of life. Family carers have unmet health and social care needs and also an understanding of... Read More about Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: an integrative literature review..

Joys and challenges of relationships in Scotland and New Zealand rural midwifery: a multicentre study. (2018)
Journal Article
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..

Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. (2018)
Book Chapter
WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2019. Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 23, pages 324-337. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822

The causation of mental health problems remains burdened with an uncertainty which freely allows a variety of assertions to be made (Pilgrim 2014). It is therefore crucial, in this arena of confusion, that some sense be available. This chapter will b... Read More about Making sense: death, dying, and mental health..

Human rights. (2018)
Book Chapter
MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D. 2019. Human rights. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 8, pages 91-109. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822

Human rights are the fundamental rights and freedoms that belong to everyone, everywhere throughout their lifespan, by virtue of being human. They apply regardless of a person's thoughts, beliefs or behavours and cannot be permanently removed, though... Read More about Human rights..

Diagnostic accuracy of image guided biopsies of small ( < 4 cm) renal masses with implications for active surveillance: a systematic review of the evidence. (2018)
Journal Article
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..

Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
CROWE, H., HOWARD, N., PILLAY, B., XIBERRAS, P., PRIMEAU, C. and PATERSON, C. 2018. Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the 19th Asia-Pacific prostate cancer conference: together in discovery and care, 22-25 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia.

Objective: To evaluate the self-reported, unmet supportive care needs of men on hormone therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer and to determine the levels of distress experienced by these patients. Methods: Patients with locally advanced or metastatic pro... Read More about Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study..

What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? (2018)
Other
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....d.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?.

Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder. (2018)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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 647-688. 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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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 ide... Read More about Development of consensus based national antimicrobial stewardship competencies for UK undergraduate healthcare professional education..

Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence. (2018)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C., JENSEN, B.T., JENSEN, J.B. and NABI, G. 2018. Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence. European journal of oncology nursing [online], 35, pages 92-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2018.05.006

Background: Little is known about the unmet supportive care needs of patients affected by muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). We set out to determine the different domains of unmet supportive care needs for patients affected by MIBC. Literature Se... Read More about Unmet informational and supportive care needs of patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review of the evidence..

Development of a prehabilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. (2018)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., PULLAR, I. and NABI, G. 2019. Development of a prehabilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. Cancer nursing [online], 42(4), pages E47-E53. Available from: https:doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000618

Background: An important question revolves around when the most opportune time is to introduce recovery-optimizing behaviors for men opting for radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer (PCa). An emerging field of research describes th... Read More about Development of a prehabilitation multimodal supportive care interventions for men and their partners prior to radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer..

Living the rural experience-preparation for practice: the future proofing of sustainable rural midwifery practice through midwifery education. (2018)
Journal Article
KENSINGTON, M., RANKIN, J., GILKISON, A., DAELLENBACH, R., CROWTHER, S., DEERY, R. and DAVIES, L. 2018. Living the rural experience-preparation for practice: the future proofing of sustainable rural midwifery practice through midwifery education. Nurse education in practice [online], 31, pages 143-150. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2018.06.001

Rural practice presents unique challenges and skill requirements for midwives. New Zealand and Scotland face similar challenges in sustaining a rural midwifery workforce. This paper draws from an international multi-centre study exploring rural midwi... Read More about Living the rural experience-preparation for practice: the future proofing of sustainable rural midwifery practice through midwifery education..