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Barriers to hand hygiene practices among health care workers in sub-Saharan African countries: A narrative review (2018)
Journal Article
Ataiyero, Y., Dyson, J., & Graham, M. (2018). Barriers to hand hygiene practices among health care workers in sub-Saharan African countries: A narrative review. American Journal of Infection Control, doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.014

Background: Hand hygiene (HH) is the primary measure in the prevention of healthcare associated infections though from published studies,compliance of healthcare workers to HH guidelines is low. There is currently no review on HH compliance rate in d... Read More

What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review (2018)
Journal Article
Credland, N., Dyson, J., & Johnson, M. J. (2018). What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review. Applied nursing research : ANR, 44, 39-47. doi:10.1016/j.apnr.2018.09.002

© 2018 Elsevier Inc. Background: Early Warning Scores were introduced into acute hospitals in 2000. 99% of acute hospitals employ a EWS to monitor deteriorating patients with 97.9% of these linked to a referral protocol. Despite this high level of ad... Read More

Self-reported skin concerns: An epidemiological study of community-dwelling older people (2018)
Journal Article
Cowdell, F., Dyson, J., Long, J., & Macleod, U. (2018). Self-reported skin concerns: An epidemiological study of community-dwelling older people. International journal of older people nursing, 13(3), e12195. doi:10.1111/opn.12195

Background Globally the population is getting older and it is essential to develop effective interventions to promote healthy ageing. Skin change with age is inevitable and renders this often neglected organ more vulnerable to damage and breakdown;... Read More

Investigating the use of an electronic hand hygiene monitoring and prompt device: influence and acceptability (2017)
Journal Article
Dyson, J., & Madeo, M. (2017). Investigating the use of an electronic hand hygiene monitoring and prompt device: influence and acceptability. Journal of Infection Prevention, 18(6), (278-287). doi:10.1177/1757177417714045. ISSN 1757-1774

Introduction: Hand hygiene (HH) prevents the transmission of healthcare-associated infections. Electronic HH monitoring and prompt devices have been developed to overcome problems with monitoring HH and to improve compliance. Devices monitor room ent... Read More

Effective and meaningful engagement of older people in health care interventions using co-methodologies: an integrative literature review (protocol) (2017)
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Cowdell, F., Taylor, E., Sykes, M., & Dyson, J. (2017). Effective and meaningful engagement of older people in health care interventions using co-methodologies: an integrative literature review (protocol)

Review question How can older people most effectively and most meaningfully be engaged in health care intervention design, development or delivery using co-methodologies? Objectives • To identify strategies that are effective in engaging older peopl... Read More

A systematic review examining reducing unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer (2017)
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Walabyeki, J., Macleod, U., Johnson, M., Dyson, J., Oliver, S., Allgar, V., …Hammond, T. (2017). A systematic review examining reducing unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer

Review question 1. What interventions have been tested and have successfully reduced unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer? 2. What are the factors associated with unplanned hospital admissions in adults with cancer?

A novel intervention for skin cancer prevention (2014)
Journal Article
Cowdell, F., & Dyson, J. (2014). A novel intervention for skin cancer prevention. Dermatological nursing : the journal of the British Dermatological Nursing Group, 13(3), (45 - 49). ISSN 1477-3368

Early detection of skin cancer can lead to improved health outcomes. The value of primary prevention is limited and cases of skin cancer are rising. There is therefore a need to consider secondary prevention through regular and thorough skin examinat... Read More