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Self-feeding dependence incidence and predictors among nursing home residents: Findings from a 5 year retrospective regional study (2019)
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Palese, A., Grassetti, L., Zuttion, R., Ferrario, B., Ponta, S., Achil, I., …Watson, R. (in press). Self-feeding dependence incidence and predictors among nursing home residents: Findings from a 5 year retrospective regional study. Nursing and Health Sciences, doi:10.1111/nhs.12596

The aim of this regionally‐based, retrospective study was to describe the incidence of self‐feeding dependence and predictors among elderly patients admitted from 2008 to 2013 to 105 Italian nursing homes. Data reported in a regional database collect... Read More

Negative prompts aimed at maintaining eating independence in nursing home residents: purposes and implications -A critical analysis (2018)
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Palese, A., Gonella, S., Kasa, T., Caruzzo, D., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (in press). Negative prompts aimed at maintaining eating independence in nursing home residents: purposes and implications -A critical analysis. Nursing Ethics, doi:10.1177/0969733018819124

Background: Psychological abuse of older people is difficult to recognise; specifically, nursing home residents have been documented to be at higher risk of psychological abuse during daily care, such as during feeding. Healthcare professionals adop... Read More

Interventions maintaining eating Independence in nursing home residents: a multicentre qualitative study (2018)
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Palese, A., Bressan, V., Kasa, T., Meri, M., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (2018). Interventions maintaining eating Independence in nursing home residents: a multicentre qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 292. doi:10.1186/s12877-018-0985-y

BACKGROUND: Despite 32 years of research and 13 reviews published in the field, no intervention can be considered a gold standard for maintaining eating performance among residents with dementia. The study aim was to highlight the interventions deriv... Read More

Nursing schools: dumbing down or reaching up? (2018)
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Darbyshire, P., Thompson, D. R., & Watson, R. (2019). Nursing schools: dumbing down or reaching up?. Journal of nursing management, 27(1), 1-3. doi:10.1111/jonm.12730

Universities and their nursing faculties are changing dramatically. Rather than serving as bastions of knowledge generation, professional innovation, curation and dissemination of knowledge, many have become corporatised monoliths intent on a pervers... Read More

Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature (2018)
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Luiking, M., Heckemann, B., Ali, P., Dekker-van Doorn, C., Ghosh, S., Kydd, A., …Patel, H. (2018). Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(1), 58-67. doi:10.1111/jnu.12442

Purpose. Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. This unprecedented mass migration impacts on healthcare in host countries. This paper explores and synthesizes literature on the healthcare experiences of migrants. D... Read More

Validation of Mentors' Behavior Scale among mentors (2018)
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Zhao, R., Watson, R., & Chen, Y. (2018). Validation of Mentors' Behavior Scale among mentors. Nurse education today, 71, 180-184. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2018.09.034

Background: The Mentor's Behavior Scale was developed and validated initially among nursing students by assessing the importance of mentors' behaviour, showing satisfactory psychometrics and the potential to match mentors with students according to s... Read More

Validation of Mentors' Behavior Scale among mentors (2018)
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Zhao, R., Watson, R., & Chen, Y. (2018). Validation of Mentors' Behavior Scale among mentors. Nurse education today, 71, 180-184. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2018.09.034

The Mentors' Behavior Scale was developed and validated initially among nursing students by assessing the importance of mentors' behavior, showing satisfactory psychometrics and the potential to match mentors with students according to students' expe... Read More

The structure of mentors' behaviour in clinical nursing education: Confirmatory factor analysis (2018)
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Chen, Y., Watson, R., & Hilton, A. (2018). The structure of mentors' behaviour in clinical nursing education: Confirmatory factor analysis. Nurse education today, 68, 192-197. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2018.06.018

Aims: To study if a three-factor structure of mentors' behaviour identified through exploratory factor analysis could be confirmed in a dataset assessing mentors' performance using structural equation modelling. Background: To measure mentor's behavi... Read More

Perceptions of caring between Slovene and Russian members of nursing teams (2018)
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Pajnkihar, M., Vrbnjak, D., Kasimovskaya, N., Watson, R., & Stiglic, G. (2018). Perceptions of caring between Slovene and Russian members of nursing teams. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 30(2), 195-204. doi:10.1177/1043659618788136

Purpose: To measure the perceptions of caring between Slovene and Russian members of nursing teams and compare the results with earlier findings in other European Union (EU) countries. Methods: A cross sectional study that included nurses and nursing... Read More

A Japanese version of the stressors in nursing students (SINS) scale (2018)
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Watson, R., Watanabe, K., Yamashita, A., Yamaguchi, M., Bradbury-Jones, C., & Irvine, F. (2018). A Japanese version of the stressors in nursing students (SINS) scale. International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 5(2), 181-185. doi:10.1016/j.ijnss.2018.04.005

© 2018 Chinese Nursing Association Objectives: To translate and study the factor structure of a Japanese version of the Stressors in Nursing Students scale. Methods: The Stressors in Nursing Students scale was translated into Japanese and administere... Read More

Leadership style and organisational commitment among nursing staff in Saudi Arabia (2018)
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Al-Yami, M., Galdas, P., & Watson, R. (2018). Leadership style and organisational commitment among nursing staff in Saudi Arabia. Journal of nursing management, 26(5), 531-539. doi:10.1111/jonm.12578

© 2018 The Authors. Aims: To examine how nurse managers' leadership styles, and nurses' organisational commitment in Saudi Arabia relate. Background: Effective leadership is influential in staff retention; however, recruiting and maintaining nurses i... Read More

Factor analysis and Mokken scaling of the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire in nurses (2018)
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Al-Yami, M., Galdas, P., & Watson, R. (2018). Factor analysis and Mokken scaling of the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire in nurses. International Nursing Review, doi:10.1111/inr.12454

Aims: To generate an Arabic version of the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire that would be easily understood by Arabic speakers and would be sensitive to Arabic culture. Background: The nursing workforce in Saudi Arabia is undergoing a process... Read More