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Nurse participation in legal executions: An ethics round-table discussion (2016)
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Shields, L., Watson, R., Darbyshire, P., McKenna, H., Williams, G., Hungerford, C., …Anderson, J. (2018). Nurse participation in legal executions: An ethics round-table discussion. Nursing Ethics, 25(7), 841-854. https://doi.org/10.1177/0969733016677870

A paper was published in 2003 discussing the ethics of nurses participating in executions by inserting the intravenous line for lethal injections and providing care until death. This paper was circulated on an international email list of senior nurse... Read More

“Funerals aren’t nice but it couldn’t have been nicer”. The makings of a good funeral (2013)
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Holloway, M., Adamson, S., Argyrou, V., Draper, P., & Mariau, D. (2013). “Funerals aren’t nice but it couldn’t have been nicer”. The makings of a good funeral. Mortality, 18(1), 30-53. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2012.755505

There is growing comment in both academic and popular writing about the shape and content of funerals today, with general agreement that we are seeing marked changes with a growing trend towards secularisation and personalisation. Despite this, there... Read More

The prevalence of depression in pediatric oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Jordan (2012)
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Arabiat, D. H., Draper, P., & Elliott, B. (2012). The prevalence of depression in pediatric oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Jordan. Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses, 29(5), (283-288). doi:10.1177/1043454212451524. ISSN 1043-4542

The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depression in pediatric oncology patients in Jordan, comparing them with peers who suffered from chronic conditions or were healthy. The authors investigated 58 children with cancer, 56 with... Read More

Caring for patients with brain tumor: the patient and care giver perspectives (2011)
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Mezue, W. C., Draper, P., Mathew, B. G., & Watson, R. (2011). Caring for patients with brain tumor: the patient and care giver perspectives. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 14(3), 368-372. https://doi.org/10.4103/1119-3077.86786

Background: Patients with brain tumors form a heterogeneous group in terms of clinical presentation and pathology. However, the impact of the disease on patients' families is often more homogenous and frequently quite profound. A considerable body of... Read More

Cross-cultural validation of the pediatric quality of life inventory™ 4.0 (PedsQL™) generic core scale into Arabic language (2011)
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Arabiat, D., Elliott, B., Draper, P., & Al Jabery, M. (2011). Cross-cultural validation of the pediatric quality of life inventory™ 4.0 (PedsQL™) generic core scale into Arabic language. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 25(4), 828-833. doi:10.1111/j.1471-6712.2011.00889.x

Background: A range of scales is available to measure health-related quality of life. Recently, established quality of life scales have been translated for use in a wide range of Western and non-Western cultures. One of the most widely used health-re... Read More

Reviews - Johan Bouwer (ed.), Successful Ageing, Spirituality and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Peeters Publishers, Leuven, Belgium, 2010, 284 pp., pbk €48, ISBN 13: 978 90 429 2268 6. (2011)
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Draper, P. (2011). Reviews - Johan Bouwer (ed.), Successful Ageing, Spirituality and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Peeters Publishers, Leuven, Belgium, 2010, 284 pp., pbk €48, ISBN 13: 978 90 429 2268 6. Ageing and Society, 31(04), 713-714. doi:10.1017/s0144686x11000018

Supporting disabled student nurses from registration to qualification: a review of the United Kingdom (UK) literature. (2011)
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Storr, H., Wray, J., & Draper, P. (2011). Supporting disabled student nurses from registration to qualification: a review of the United Kingdom (UK) literature. Nurse education today, 31(8), (e29-e33). doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2010.11.022. ISSN 0260-6917

This paper reviews the UK evidence in relation to support for disabled student nurses from admission to qualification. The review was undertaken with a view to informing the provision of more effective support for disabled student nurses both within... Read More

Exploring clinical nursing experiences: listening to student nurses (2008)
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Pearcey, P., & Draper, P. (2008). Exploring clinical nursing experiences: listening to student nurses. Nurse education today, 28(5), (595-601). doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2007.09.007. ISSN 0260-6917

Student nurses spend one half of their educational programme in the clinical area. The success of an educationally sound clinical placement is crucial to forming a professional nursing identity that will encompass the seen and 'unseen' aspects of the... Read More

The ethical basis of teaching spirituality and spiritual care: A survey of student nurses perceptions (2008)
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McSherry, W., Gretton, M., Draper, P., & Watson, R. (2008). The ethical basis of teaching spirituality and spiritual care: A survey of student nurses perceptions. Nurse education today, 28(8), 1002-1008. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2008.05.013

Background: There is a professional requirement for student nurses to achieve competence in the delivery of spiritual care. However, there is no research exploring students nurses perceptions of being educated in these matters. Aim: This paper explor... Read More

The essential concepts of nursing (2008)
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Draper, P. (2008). The essential concepts of nursing. Journal of clinical nursing, 17(3), 424-424. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2006.01910.x

Commentary on Hamilton G and Carroll D (2004) The effects of age on quality of life in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Journal of Clinical Nursing 13, 194-200; and Suet-Ching W (2004) The HRQoL of renal transplant patients. Journal of C (2005)
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Draper, P. (2005). Commentary on Hamilton G and Carroll D (2004) The effects of age on quality of life in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Journal of Clinical Nursing 13, 194-200; and Suet-Ching W (2004) The HRQoL of renal transplant patients. Journal of C. Journal of clinical nursing, 14(2), 269 - 270. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2004.00981.x

Patronizing speech to older patients: a literature review (2005)
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Draper, P. (2005). Patronizing speech to older patients: a literature review. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 15(3-4), 273 - 279. doi:10.1017/s0959259806001869

This review summarizes research into the phenomenon of patronizing speech addressed to older people by doctors, nurses, health professionals and other carers. Patronizing speech is defined and illustrated and its negative impact on the dignity and we... Read More

Commentary on Hamilton G and Carroll D (2004) The effects of age on quality of life in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients.Journal of Clinical Nursing13, 194-200; and Suet-Ching W (2004) The HRQoL of renal transplant patients.Journal of Clin (2005)
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Draper, P. (2005). Commentary on Hamilton G and Carroll D (2004) The effects of age on quality of life in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients.Journal of Clinical Nursing13, 194-200; and Suet-Ching W (2004) The HRQoL of renal transplant patients.Journal of Clinical Nursing13, 201-209. Journal of clinical nursing, 14(2), 269-270. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2004.00981.x