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EBN perspectives: care of the older person (2019)
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Barrett, D., & Green, L. (2019). EBN perspectives: care of the older person. Evidence-Based Nursing, 22(3), 69-71. 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

Telemonitoring in subjects with newly diagnosed heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: From clinical research to everyday practice (2018)
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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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13656

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

© 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. 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

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2013.806461

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. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 1(1), 12-18

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

Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure (2012)
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Atkin, P., & Barrett, D. (2012). Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 27(4), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2012.09.27.4.44.c9313

Telemonitoring involves remotely monitoring patients' vital signs. It is an innovative and promising development in the care of people with heart failure that may reduce hospital admissions and the burden on the NHS, as well as improve patients' qual... Read More

The role of telemonitoring in caring for older people with long-term conditions: Advances in technology offer opportunities to treat patients remotely. David Barrett explores their effectiveness and how such innovations are changing the way nurses work (2012)
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Barrett, D. (2012). The role of telemonitoring in caring for older people with long-term conditions: Advances in technology offer opportunities to treat patients remotely. David Barrett explores their effectiveness and how such innovations are changing the way nurses work. Nursing older people, 24(7), 21-25. https://doi.org/10.7748/nop2012.09.24.7.21.c9257

Long-term conditions have a negative effect on the lives of older people and those who care for them. As the population ages, so the prevalence of long-term conditions increases, which presents substantial challenges to providers of health and social... Read More