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Managing constipation in adults with co-morbidities (2016)
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Gardiner, A., & Hilton, A. (2016). Managing constipation in adults with co-morbidities

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

Improving the management of behaviour that challenges associated with dementia in care homes: protocol for pharmacy-health psychology intervention feasibility study (2016)
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Maidment, I. D., Shaw, R. L., Killick, K., Damery, S., Hilton, A., Wilcock, J., …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

Role of community pharmacists in the use of antipsychotics for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): A qualitative study (2016)
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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), 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

An exploration of the structure of mentors' behavior in nursing education using exploratory factor analysis and Mokken scale analysis (2016)
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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

A review of mentorship measurement tools (2016)
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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