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  • The National Early Warning Score and its subcomponents recorded within ±24 hours of emergency medical admission are poor predictors of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury 

    Faisal M, Scally A, Elgaali MA et al (2018) The National Early Warning Score and its subcomponents recorded within ±24 hours of emergency medical admission are poor predictors of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury. Clinical Medicine. Accepted for Publication.
  • What factors affect the emotional well-being of newly qualified midwives in their first year of practice? 

    Bacchus A and Firth A (2017) What factors affect the emotional well-being of newly qualified midwives in their first year of practice? MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 27(4): 444-450.
    The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) reports that between 5–10% of newly qualified midwives (NQM) leave the profession in the UK within a year of registration, with similar losses reported internationally (RCM 2010). NQMs ...
  • A concept analysis of the term migrant women in the context of pregnancy 

    Balaam M-C, Haith-Cooper M, Parízková A et al (2017) A concept analysis of the term migrant women in the context of pregnancy. International Journal of Nursing Practice. Article in Press.
    Aim - This paper explores the concept of migrant women as used in European healthcare literature in context of pregnancy to provide a clearer understanding of the concept for use in research and service delivery. Methods- ...
  • What can we bring to the therapeutic relationship? A qualitative study of the beliefs and experiences of physiotherapists working with people with chronic pain 

    Carus CA and Hunter SJ (2017) What can we bring to the therapeutic relationship? A qualitative study of the beliefs and experiences of physiotherapists working with people with chronic pain. International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation. Accepted for Publication.
    Objectives: To explore experienced physiotherapists’ attitudes, beliefs and experiences regarding their personal role in contributing to effective therapeutic relationships when working with people with chronic musculoskeletal ...
  • Predicting mortality among a general practice-based sample of older people with heart failure 

    Barnes S, Gott M, Payne S, Parker C, Seamark D, Gariballa S and Small N (2008) Predicting mortality among a general practice-based sample of older people with heart failure. Chronic Illness. 4(1): 5-12.
    Objective: To identify factors available to general practitioners (GPs) that are predictive of mortality within a general practice-based population of heart failure patients, and to report the sensitivity and specificity ...
  • Using a prediction of death in the next 12 months as a prompt for referral to palliative care acts to the detriment of patients with heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

    Small NA, Gardiner C, Barnes S, Gott M, Payne S, Seamark D and Halpin D (2010) Using a prediction of death in the next 12 months as a prompt for referral to palliative care acts to the detriment of patients with heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [Letter to the editor]. Palliative Medicine. 24(7): 740–741.
    Dear Editor In undertaking studies of palliative care in heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the UK, we identified procedural, conceptual and ethical challenges that may arise from one ...
  • E-health for stroke survivors and their carers 

    Lavin N, Hellawell M, O'Brien C (2017) E-health for stroke survivors and their carers. British Journal of Healthcare Management 23(10): 462-466.
    Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the UK. Many stroke patients report a feeling of ‘abandonment’ when they are discharged from therapy services. This in turn, leads to readmissions and re-referrals to ...
  • Translation and cultural validation of the Amsterdam Preoperative Anxiety and Information Scale into Hausa language 

    Dagona S, Archibong U and McClelland GT (2017) Translation and cultural validation of the Amsterdam Preoperative Anxiety and Information Scale into Hausa language. PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences. Accepted for Publication.
  • Guided reflection as an organisational learning and data collection tool in a gender equality change management programme 

    Archibong U, O'Mullane M, Kallayova D et al (2016) Guided reflection as an organisational learning and data collection tool in a gender equality change management programme. The International Journal of Organizational Diversity. 16(1): 19-34.
    This paper presents a guided reflection (GR) framework compiled and used specifically in a gender equality change management programme. The programme involves seven partners (one being an evaluation partner) from across ...
  • Why undertake a pilot in a qualitative PhD study? Lessons learned to promote success 

    Wray J, Archibong U and Walton S (2017) Why undertake a pilot in a qualitative PhD study? Lessons learned to promote success. Nurse Researcher. 24(3): 31-35.
    Background Pilot studies can play an important role in qualitative studies. Methodological and practical issues can be shaped and refined by undertaking pilots. Personal development and researchers’ competence are enhanced ...
  • Managers’ perspectives on promotion and professional development for black African nurses in the UK 

    Likupe G, Baxter C, Jogi M et al (2014) Managers’ perspectives on promotion and professional development for black African nurses in the UK. Diversity & Equality in Health and Care. 11: 113-123.
    An exploratory qualitative study design was adopted for this study and underpinned by Rex’s migrant workers framework (Rex, 1999). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with ten ward managers from four NHS trusts ...
  • A needs-led framework for understanding the impact of caring for a family member with dementia 

    Pini S, Ingleson E, Megson M et al (2017) A needs-led framework for understanding the impact of caring for a family member with dementia. Gerontologist. Accepted for publication.
    Approximately half the care for people with dementia is provided by families. It is therefore imperative that research informs ways of maintaining such care. In this study we propose that a needs-led approach can provide ...
  • Evaluation of a carers’ information programme culturally adapted for South Asian families 

    Parveen S, Blakey H and Oyebode JR (2017) Evaluation of a carers’ information programme culturally adapted for South Asian families. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Article in Press.
    Objectives: The Alzheimer's Society has culturally adapted an Information Programme for South Asian families (IPSAF) who support an individual living with dementia. The objectives of this evaluation were to establish whether ...
  • Asylum seekers and refugees: A cross European perspective 

    Balaam MC, Haith-Cooper M, Korfker D and Savona-Ventura C (2017) Asylum Seekers and Refugees; A Cross European Perspective. In: Thompson G and Schmied V (Eds) Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period: Implications and Guidance for Professionals. Routledge. Chapter 3, pp 28-43.
    In this chapter we explore issues of psychosocial resilience and risk related to asylum seeking and refugee women during the perinatal period, drawing on experiences from three diverse European countries; the United Kingdom ...
  • Effective Dementia Education and Training for the Health and Social Care Workforce: A Systematic Review of the Literature 

    Surr CA, Gates C, Irving D, Oyebode J, Smith SJ, Parveen S, Drury M and Dennison A (2017) Effective Dementia Education and Training for the Health and Social Care Workforce: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Review of Educational Research. 87(5): 966-1002.
    Ensuring an informed and effective dementia workforce is of international concern; however, there remains limited understanding of how this can be achieved. This review aimed to identify features of effective dementia ...
  • Adopt a care home: an intergenerational initiative bringing children into care homes 

    Di Bona L, Kennedy S and Mountain G (2017) Adopt a care home: an intergenerational initiative bringing children into care homes. Dementia. Accepted for Publication.
    Dementia friendly communities, in which people living with dementia actively participate and those around them are educated about dementia, may improve the wellbeing of those living with dementia and reduce the associated ...
  • Enablers and challenges to occupational therapists’ research engagement: A qualitative study 

    Di Bona L, Wenborn J, Field B et al (2017) Enablers and challenges to occupational therapists’ research engagement: A qualitative study. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 80(11): 642-650.
    Introduction: To develop occupational therapy’s evidence base and improve its clinical outcomes, occupational therapists must increase their research involvement. Barriers to research consumption and leadership are well ...
  • Citizen Carer: Carer’s Allowance and Conceptualisations of UK Citizenship 

    Singleton BE and Fry G (2015) Citizen Carer: Carer's Allowance and Conceptualisations of UK Citizenship. Journal of Social Policy. 44(3): 549-566.
    Carers make a considerable contribution to the health and social care of sick or disabled people, reducing the strain on health and social care systems. This has been recognised through support mechanisms, including (in ...
  • Maximising the Potential of Longitudinal Cohorts for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Community Perspective 

    Moody C, Mitchell D, Kiser G, Aarsland D, Berg D, Brayne C, Costa A, Ikram M.A., Mountain G, et al (2017) Potential of Longitudinal Cohorts for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Community Perspective. Frontiers. 11: 467.
    Despite a wealth of activity across the globe in the area of longitudinal population cohorts, surprisingly little information is available on the natural biomedical history of a number of age-related neurodegenerative ...
  • Role emerging placements in undergraduate occupational therapy training: a case study 

    Fitzgerald M, Smith AK, Rehman N et al (2017) Role emerging placements in undergraduate occupational therapy training: a case study. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 15(4): Article 7.
    Purpose: Role emerging placements in occupational therapy training are contributing to professional and workforce development because of their strong occupational focus and placement of students in emerging practice. This ...

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