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Clarivate listed nursing journals in 2020: what they publish and how they measure use of social media (2021)
Working Paper
Watson, R., Younas, A., Rehman, S. A., & Ali, P. A. Clarivate listed nursing journals in 2020: what they publish and how they measure use of social media

Objectives To investigate what the most common types of articles that nursing journals purport to publish are and what they actually publish? And to investigate the extent to which academic nursing journals listed by Clarivate track alternative metr... Read More about Clarivate listed nursing journals in 2020: what they publish and how they measure use of social media.

Development and validity testing of a type 1 diabetes resource for 10-19-years old adolescents in China (2021)
Journal Article
Zhao, X., Hilton, A., Watson, R., & Chen, Y. (in press). Development and validity testing of a type 1 diabetes resource for 10-19-years old adolescents in China. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2021.03.029

Purpose: This phase 1 study aimed to develop a Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) educational resource for adolescents (10–19 years) in China, and to test its validity for improving diabetes knowledge, self-efficacy and adherence. Design and methods: This phase... Read More about Development and validity testing of a type 1 diabetes resource for 10-19-years old adolescents in China.

An international e-Delphi study to identify core competencies for Italian cardiac nurses (2021)
Journal Article
Bagnasco, A., Barisone, M., Aleo, G., Watson, R., Catania, G., Zanini, M., …Sasso, L. (in press). An international e-Delphi study to identify core competencies for Italian cardiac nurses. European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvab003

Background The management of cardiovascular patients requires increasingly competent nursing professionals. In Italy, there are no specific postgraduate courses focused on specialist cardiac skills development for nurses. To develop such courses,... Read More about An international e-Delphi study to identify core competencies for Italian cardiac nurses.

Approaches used to enhance transition and retention for newly qualified nurses (NQNs): a rapid evidence assessment (2020)
Journal Article
Watson, R., Wray, J., Gibson, H., & Barrett, D. (in press). Approaches used to enhance transition and retention for newly qualified nurses (NQNs): a rapid evidence assessment. Nurse education today, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104651

Aim: To undertake a rapid evidence assessment of approaches used to enhance nurse transition and retention for newly qualified nurses and to evaluate the strength of the evidence for specific approaches to nurse transition and retention. Design: A ra... Read More about Approaches used to enhance transition and retention for newly qualified nurses (NQNs): a rapid evidence assessment.

Spousal violence: a Mokken scaling analysis of attitudes of South Asian men and women (2020)
Journal Article
Ali, P., & Watson, R. (in press). Spousal violence: a Mokken scaling analysis of attitudes of South Asian men and women. Violence and Victims, 35(5), 656-673. https://doi.org/10.1891/VV-D-18-00043

Attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV) are usually explored by asking participants to respond to some statements describing various instances or situations. Currently, we do not know if responses to such questions or statements are random,... Read More about Spousal violence: a Mokken scaling analysis of attitudes of South Asian men and women.

Nurses’ perceptions of caring activities in nursing (2020)
Journal Article
Akansel, N., Watson, R., Vatansever, N., & Özdemir, A. (in press). Nurses’ perceptions of caring activities in nursing. Nursing Open, https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.653

Aim This study aimed to determine nurses’ perceptions of caring activities in nursing. Design A descriptive study design. Methods A Turkish translation of the 25‐item version of the Caring Dimensions Inventory was completed by 260 nurses wor... Read More about Nurses’ perceptions of caring activities in nursing.

Fidelity challenges while implementing an intervention aimed at increasing eating performance among nursing home residents with cognitive decline: A multicentre, qualitative descriptive study design (2020)
Journal Article
Palese, A., Achbani, B., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (in press). Fidelity challenges while implementing an intervention aimed at increasing eating performance among nursing home residents with cognitive decline: A multicentre, qualitative descriptive study design. Journal of clinical nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15507

Aims and objectives To increase the knowledge on fidelity challenges in intervention studies promoting eating independence in residents with cognitive decline living in nursing homes (NHs). Background A few studies have documented to date factor... Read More about Fidelity challenges while implementing an intervention aimed at increasing eating performance among nursing home residents with cognitive decline: A multicentre, qualitative descriptive study design.

Writing for Wikipedia (2020)
Journal Article
Watson, R. (2020). Writing for Wikipedia. Nurse Author & Editor, 30(3),

Will evidence-based medicine be another casualty of COVID-19? (2020)
Journal Article
Watson, R., & McCrae, N. (in press). Will evidence-based medicine be another casualty of COVID-19?. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14543

It is often said that the first casualty of war is the truth. In April 2020, soon after the global pandemic began, we speculated (McCrae & Watson, 2020) that evidence, the concrete basis of truth, may already have been abandoned in governments’ rush... Read More about Will evidence-based medicine be another casualty of COVID-19?.

Predicting needlestick and sharps injuries in nursing students: Development of the SNNIP scale (2020)
Journal Article
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

© 2020 The Authors. Nursing Open published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Aim: To develop an instrument to investigate knowledge and predictive factors of needlestick and sharps injuries (NSIs) in nursing students during clinical placements. Design: Ins... 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 (2020)
Journal Article
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. 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.

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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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.