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EBN perspectives: care of the older person (2019)
Journal Article
Barrett, D., & Green, L. (in press). EBN perspectives: care of the older person. Evidence-Based Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103122

This article is part of Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) Perspectives Series. In this series, published commentaries related to a specific nursing theme are collated and highlights are discussed. The topic for this edition is ‘Older People’, covering 20... Read More

Admission avoidance: hospital at home (2019)
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Barrett, D. (2019). Admission avoidance: hospital at home. British Journal of Community Nursing, 24(5), 238-240. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.5.238

Telemonitoring in subjects with newly diagnosed heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: From clinical research to everyday practice (2018)
Journal Article
Koulaouzidis, G., Barrett, D., Mohee, K., & Clark, A. (2019). Telemonitoring in subjects with newly diagnosed heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: From clinical research to everyday practice. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, 25(3), 167-171. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357633X17751004

© 2018, The Author(s) 2018. Introduction: Heart failure is increasingly common, and characterised by frequent admissions to hospital. To try and reduce the risk of hospitalisation, techniques such as telemonitoring (TM) may have a role. We wanted to... Read More

Rethinking presence: a grounded theory of nurses and teleconsultation (2017)
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Barrett, D. (2017). Rethinking presence: a grounded theory of nurses and teleconsultation. Journal of clinical nursing, 26(19-20), (3088-3098). doi:10.1111/jocn.13656. ISSN 0962-1067

Aims and objectives: To develop a theory that offered an evidence-based insight into the use of teleconsultation by nurses. Background: Teleconsultation is the use of video to facilitate real-time, remote interaction between healthcare practitioners... Read More

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study (2017)
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Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, (14-20). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002. ISSN 1471-5953

© 2017 Students who leave pre-registration nurse education having failed to complete remain a concern for higher education institutions. This study identifed factors influencing completion using a retrospective cohort analysis to map student characte... Read More

Desperately seeking consistency: student nurses' experiences and expectations of academic supervision (2016)
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Gratrix, L., & Barrett, D. (2017). Desperately seeking consistency: student nurses' experiences and expectations of academic supervision. Nurse education today, 48, 7-12. doi: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

Companion animals and well-being in palliative care nursing: a literature review (2015)
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MacDonald, J. M., & Barrett, D. (2016). Companion animals and well-being in palliative care nursing: a literature review. Journal of clinical nursing, 25(3-4), 300-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13022

Aims and objectives To evaluate and critique current knowledge regarding the role of animals in palliative care. To explore the impact that animals may have on the well-being of individuals and to identify gaps in the evidence base. Background There... Read More

Choosing to stay: looking at retention from a different perspective (2013)
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Wray, J., Aspland, J., & Barrett, D. (2014). Choosing to stay: looking at retention from a different perspective. Studies in higher education, 39(9), (1700-1714). doi:10.1080/03075079.2013.806461. ISSN 0307-5079

The retention of students presents a challenge to approved education institutions (AEIs) globally. Nursing student attrition is of particular concern owing to the high non-completion rates and financial costs. A survey approach was used in an AEI in... Read More

Effectiveness of a telehealth and telecare learning resource within an undergraduate nursing curriculum. (2013)
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Barrett, D. (2013). Effectiveness of a telehealth and telecare learning resource within an undergraduate nursing curriculum

This paper discusses the impact of a telehealth and telecare eLearning resource on a cohort of undergraduate nursing students in the United Kingdom. The resource was designed to raise awareness of telehealth and telecare applications, and to introduc... Read More