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EBN perspectives: care of the older person (2019)
Journal Article
Barrett, D., & Green, L. (2019). EBN perspectives: care of the older person. Evidence-Based Nursing, 22(3), 69-71. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103122

This article is part of Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) Perspectives Series. In this series, published commentaries related to a specific nursing theme are collated and highlights are discussed. The topic for this edition is ‘Older People’, covering 20... Read More about EBN perspectives: care of the older person.

Telemonitoring in subjects with newly diagnosed heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: From clinical research to everyday practice (2018)
Journal Article
Koulaouzidis, G., Barrett, D., Mohee, K., & Clark, A. (2019). Telemonitoring in subjects with newly diagnosed heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: From clinical research to everyday practice. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, 25(3), 167-171. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357633X17751004

© 2018, The Author(s) 2018. Introduction: Heart failure is increasingly common, and characterised by frequent admissions to hospital. To try and reduce the risk of hospitalisation, techniques such as telemonitoring (TM) may have a role. We wanted to... Read More about Telemonitoring in subjects with newly diagnosed heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: From clinical research to everyday practice.

Companion animals and well-being in palliative care nursing: a literature review (2015)
Journal Article
MacDonald, J. M., & Barrett, D. (2016). Companion animals and well-being in palliative care nursing: a literature review. Journal of clinical nursing, 25(3-4), 300-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13022

Aims and objectives To evaluate and critique current knowledge regarding the role of animals in palliative care. To explore the impact that animals may have on the well-being of individuals and to identify gaps in the evidence base. Background There... Read More about Companion animals and well-being in palliative care nursing: a literature review.

Effectiveness of a telehealth and telecare learning resource within an undergraduate nursing curriculum. (2013)
Journal Article
Barrett, D. (2013). Effectiveness of a telehealth and telecare learning resource within an undergraduate nursing curriculum. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 1(1), 12-18

This paper discusses the impact of a telehealth and telecare eLearning resource on a cohort of undergraduate nursing students in the United Kingdom. The resource was designed to raise awareness of telehealth and telecare applications, and to introduc... Read More about Effectiveness of a telehealth and telecare learning resource within an undergraduate nursing curriculum..

Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure (2012)
Journal Article
Atkin, P., & Barrett, D. (2012). Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 27(4), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2012.09.27.4.44.c9313

Telemonitoring involves remotely monitoring patients' vital signs. It is an innovative and promising development in the care of people with heart failure that may reduce hospital admissions and the burden on the NHS, as well as improve patients' qual... Read More about Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure.

 Telehealth – future directions in cardiovascular care (2010)
Journal Article
Cleland, J., & Barrett, D. (2010).  Telehealth – future directions in cardiovascular care. European cardiology review, 6(3), 30 - 32. https://doi.org/10.15420/ecr.2010.6.3.30

Over recent years, telehealth has increasingly demonstrated its value in supporting the delivery of cardiovascular healthcare. From teletriage services as a portal into healthcare through to telemonitoring of heart failure patients, technology is alr... Read More about  Telehealth – future directions in cardiovascular care.

An investigation into students’ performance of invasive and non-invasive procedures on each other in classroom settings (2008)
Journal Article
Hilton, P., & Barrett, D. (2009). An investigation into students’ performance of invasive and non-invasive procedures on each other in classroom settings. Nurse education in practice, 9(1), 45 - 52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2008.03.005

A belief that pre-registration nursing programmes in the United Kingdom were not adequately equipping students with fundamental clinical skills has led to increasing interest in alternative methods for developing students’ practical skills, as an adj... Read More about An investigation into students’ performance of invasive and non-invasive procedures on each other in classroom settings.