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Predicting needlestick and sharps injuries in nursing students: Development of the SNNIP scale (2020)
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Bagnasco, A., Zanini, M., Catania, G., Watson, R., Hayter, M., Dasso, N., …Oriani, R. (2020). Predicting needlestick and sharps injuries in nursing students: Development of the SNNIP scale. Nursing Open, 7(5), 1578-1587. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.540

Aim To develop an instrument to investigate knowledge and predictive factors of needlestick and sharps injuries (NSIs) in nursing students during clinical placements. Design Instrument development and cross‐sectional study for psychometric testi... Read More about Predicting needlestick and sharps injuries in nursing students: Development of the SNNIP scale.

What nursing home environment can maximise eating independence best among residents with cognitive impairment? Findings of a secondary analysis Running title Nursing Home Environment and Eating Indipendence (2020)
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Palese, A., Gonella, S., Grassetti, L., Longobardi, M., De Caro, A., Achil, I., …Watson, R. (in press). What nursing home environment can maximise eating independence best among residents with cognitive impairment? Findings of a secondary analysis Running title Nursing Home Environment and Eating Indipendence. Geriatric Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.03.020

To explore the influence of the Nursing Home (NH) environment on eating independence while taking into account individual and nursing care factors, was the aim of the study. A secondary analysis was performed based on data collected in a multicentr... Read More about What nursing home environment can maximise eating independence best among residents with cognitive impairment? Findings of a secondary analysis Running title Nursing Home Environment and Eating Indipendence.

Title: A cross sectional multisite exploration of Italian paediatric nurses' reported burnout and its relationship to perceptions of clinical safety and adverse events using the RN4CAST@IT-Ped (2020)
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Bagnasco, A., Dasso, N., Rossi, S., Timmins, F., Watson, R., Aleo, G., …Sasso, L. (in press). Title: A cross sectional multisite exploration of Italian paediatric nurses' reported burnout and its relationship to perceptions of clinical safety and adverse events using the RN4CAST@IT-Ped. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14401

Aim To explore Italian paediatric nurses’ reported burnout and its relationship to their perceptions of safety and adverse events. Design A cross‐sectional study using the RN4CAST@IT‐Ped database with a web‐based survey design. Methods The R... Read More about Title: A cross sectional multisite exploration of Italian paediatric nurses' reported burnout and its relationship to perceptions of clinical safety and adverse events using the RN4CAST@IT-Ped.

Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: A scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature (2020)
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Palese, A., Bressan, V., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (2020). Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: A scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature. BMC Nursing, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-020-00425-x

Background Addressing eating difficulties among older individuals with dementia living in nursing homes requires evidence-based interventions. However, to date, there is limited evidence of effective interventions designed to maintain and/or increas... Read More about Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: A scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature.

Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late) (2020)
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Thompson, D. R., Quinn, B., & Watson, R. (in press). Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late). Journal of nursing management, https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.13021

Despite calls for increased investment in nursing, there is a global shortfall of 9 million nurses and midwives needed to deliver and sustain universal health coverage. The Nursing Now campaign run in collaboration with the World Health Organization... Read More about Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late).

Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late) (2020)
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Thompson, D., Quinn, B., & Watson, R. (in press). Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late). Journal of nursing management, https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.13021

Despite calls for increased investment in nursing, there is a global shortfall of 9 million nurses and midwives needed to deliver and sustain universal health coverage. The Nursing Now campaign run in collaboration with the World Health Organization... Read More about Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late).

Evolving trends in open access (2019)
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Watson, R. (2019). Evolving trends in open access. Compliance elliance journal, 5(1), 91-98

With the growth of open access publishing there has been a concomitant growth in the number of predatory publishers. This article considers why open access has arisen and the various models under which it operates before considering the nature of pre... Read More about Evolving trends in open access.

Unmet nursing care needs on medical and surgical wards : a scoping review of patients’ perspectives (2019)
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Bagnasco, A., Dasso, N., Rossi, S., Galanti, C., Varone, G., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Unmet nursing care needs on medical and surgical wards : a scoping review of patients’ perspectives. Journal of clinical nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15089

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Aims and objectives: To review and synthesise research studies on surgical and medical inpatients’ perceptions on unmet nursing care needs. Background: Missed nursing care is a growing phenomenon that has been shown to... Read More about Unmet nursing care needs on medical and surgical wards : a scoping review of patients’ perspectives.

Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia (2019)
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Rehman, S., Likupe, G., & Watson, R. (2019). Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia. Wikijournal of Medicine, 6(1),

Aim: To evaluate the evidence published in systematic reviews on the effectiveness of interventions aimed at alleviating mealtime difficulties in older people with dementia. Background: Older people with dementia gradually lose their self-care abilit... Read More about Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia.

An international cross-cultural study of nursing student's perceptions of caring (2019)
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Pajnkihar, M., Kocbek, P., Musović, K., Tao, Y., Kasimovskaya, N., Štiglic, G., …Vrbnjak, D. (2020). An international cross-cultural study of nursing student's perceptions of caring. Nurse education today, 84, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104214

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Background: Single studies suggest that nursing students perceive caring as more an instrumental than expressive behaviour and indicate some differences between caring perceptions in junior and senior nursing students. However, th... Read More about An international cross-cultural study of nursing student's perceptions of caring.

A path analysis on the direct and indirect effects of the unit environment on eating dependence among cognitively impaired nursing home residents (2019)
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Palese, A., Grassetti, L., Bressan, V., Decaro, A., Kasa, T., Longobardi, M., …Watson, R. (2019). A path analysis on the direct and indirect effects of the unit environment on eating dependence among cognitively impaired nursing home residents. BMC health services research, 19(1), 775. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4667-z

BACKGROUND: This study aims to estimate the direct and indirect effects of the unit environment alongside individual and nursing care variables on eating dependence among residents who are cognitively impaired and living in a nursing home. METHOD: A... Read More about A path analysis on the direct and indirect effects of the unit environment on eating dependence among cognitively impaired nursing home residents.

R you ready? Using the R programme for statistical analysis and graphics (2019)
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Stiglic, G., Štiglic, G., Watson, R., & Cilar, L. (in press). R you ready? Using the R programme for statistical analysis and graphics. Research in Nursing and Health, https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.21990

© 2019 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. For conducting research, nurses typically use commercial statistical packages. R software is a free, powerful, and flexible alternative, but is less familiar and used less frequently in nursing research. In this paper,... Read More about R you ready? Using the R programme for statistical analysis and graphics.

Measuring the therapeutic properties of nursing home environments in the Italian context: findings from a validation and cross-sectional study design (2019)
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Palese, A., Decaro, A., Bressan, V., Marin, M., Achil, I., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (in press). Measuring the therapeutic properties of nursing home environments in the Italian context: findings from a validation and cross-sectional study design. Annali di Igiene, 32(2), 117-131. https://doi.org/10.7416/ai.2020.2236

BACKGROUND: The social and the physical features of the nursing home (NH) environment can offer a therapeutic support capable of maximising residents' physical and cognitive functions. A total of 23 instruments evaluating the therapeutic properties o... Read More about Measuring the therapeutic properties of nursing home environments in the Italian context: findings from a validation and cross-sectional study design.

Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index (2019)
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Aleo, G., Bagnasco, A., Watson, R., Dyson, J., Cowdell, F., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index. Nursing Open, 6(3), 1022-1028. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.297

Aim The aims of this study were: i) to translate the MOLES index from English to Italian and to compare the two versions using non-parametric item response theory. Design A online survey was used to gather data. Methods Forward and back-translation w... Read More about Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index.


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