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Desperately seeking consistency: student nurses' experiences and expectations of academic supervision (2016)
Journal Article
Gratrix, L., & Barrett, D. (2017). Desperately seeking consistency: student nurses' experiences and expectations of academic supervision. Nurse education today, 48, 7-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.09.005

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd Background Academic supervision - the support available to students when writing assignments - is a fundamental element in the provision of support within nurse education. Not only can it underpin high levels of academic achieveme... Read More about Desperately seeking consistency: student nurses' experiences and expectations of academic supervision.

Managing constipation in adults with co-morbidities (2016)
Journal Article
Gardiner, A., & Hilton, A. (2016). Managing constipation in adults with co-morbidities. Independent nurse, 2016(10), 21-25. https://doi.org/10.12968/indn.2016.10.21

Constipation can be described in a number of ways but in general it is related to straining, reduced frequency of defecation and/or a sensation of incomplete bowel emptying. The ability of the bowel to empty is related to the effectiveness of colonic... Read More about Managing constipation in adults with co-morbidities.

A qualitative meta-synthesis of young peoples' experiences of ‘sexting’ (2016)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, Y., Whitfield, C., Hannigan, S., Azam Ali, P., & Hayter, M. (2016). A qualitative meta-synthesis of young peoples' experiences of ‘sexting’. British Journal of School Nursing, 11(4), 183-191. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2016.11.4.183

Objective: To conduct a meta-synthesis of the qualitative research to explore young people's experiences and use of smart phones to send and receive sexually focused messages and images. Design: A qualitative meta-synthesis was conducted on the retri... Read More about A qualitative meta-synthesis of young peoples' experiences of ‘sexting’.

How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube (2016)
Journal Article
Credland, N. (2016). How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube. Nursing standard, 30(35), 36-38. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.30.35.36.s46

Rationale and key points Tracheal suction involves the removal of pulmonary secretions from the respiratory tract using negative pressure under sterile conditions. Practitioners should be aware of the indications for, and risks associated with, open... Read More about How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube.

Improving the management of behaviour that challenges associated with dementia in care homes: protocol for pharmacy-health psychology intervention feasibility study (2016)
Journal Article
Maidment, I. D., Shaw, R. L., Killick, K., Damery, S., Hilton, A., Wilcock, J., Barnes, N., Brown, G., Gillespie, S., Fox, C., Barton, G., Iliffe, S., & Seare, N. (2016). Improving the management of behaviour that challenges associated with dementia in care homes: protocol for pharmacy-health psychology intervention feasibility study. BMJ open, 6(3), e010279. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010279

Introduction The inappropriate use of antipsychotics in people with dementia for behaviour that challenges is associated with an estimated 1800 deaths annually. However, solely focusing on antipsychotics may transfer prescribing to other equally dang... Read More about Improving the management of behaviour that challenges associated with dementia in care homes: protocol for pharmacy-health psychology intervention feasibility study.

Role of community pharmacists in the use of antipsychotics for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): A qualitative study (2016)
Journal Article
Maidment, I. D., Aston, L., Hilton, A., Iqbal, N., Child, A., & Shaw, R. (2016). Role of community pharmacists in the use of antipsychotics for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): A qualitative study. BMJ open, 6(3), Article ARTN e010278. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010278

Objective This study aimed to use qualitative methodology to understand the current role of community pharmacists in limiting the use of antipsychotics prescribed inappropriately for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. Design A qualit... Read More about Role of community pharmacists in the use of antipsychotics for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): A qualitative study.

An exploration of the structure of mentors' behavior in nursing education using exploratory factor analysis and Mokken scale analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Chen, Y., Watson, R., & Hilton, A. (2016). An exploration of the structure of mentors' behavior in nursing education using exploratory factor analysis and Mokken scale analysis. Nurse education today, 40, 161-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.03.001

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. Background: To understand nursing students' expectation from their mentors and assess mentors' performance, a scale of mentors' behavior was developed based on literature review and focus group in China. Objectives: This study ai... Read More about An exploration of the structure of mentors' behavior in nursing education using exploratory factor analysis and Mokken scale analysis.

A review of mentorship measurement tools (2016)
Journal Article
Chen, Y., Watson, R., & Hilton, A. (2016). A review of mentorship measurement tools. Nurse education today, 40, 20-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.01.020

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. Objectives: To review mentorship measurement tools in various fields to inform nursing educators on selection, application, and developing of mentoring instruments. Design: A literature review informed by PRISMA 2009 guidelines.... Read More about A review of mentorship measurement tools.