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

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.

Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late) (2020)
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Thompson, D. R., Quinn, B., & Watson, R. (2020). Getting more men into nursing: an urgent priority (too little, too late). Journal of nursing management, 28(7), 1463-1464. 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).

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), 6. https://doi.org/10.15347/wjm/2019.006

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.

The contribution of nursing doctoral schools to the development of evidence 10 years after their establishment in Italy: An exploratory descriptive survey of former and current doctoral students’ publications (2019)
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Sasso, L., Watson, R., Barisone, M., Pellegrini, R., Timmins, F., Aleo, G., …Bagnasco, A. (2019). The contribution of nursing doctoral schools to the development of evidence 10 years after their establishment in Italy: An exploratory descriptive survey of former and current doctoral students’ publications. Nursing Open, 6(3), 745-753. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.262

Aim To analyse through an exploratory descriptive survey how former and current doctoral students’ publications have contributed to the development of evidence between the establishment of the doctoral schools of nursing between 2006 - 2015. Design... Read More about The contribution of nursing doctoral schools to the development of evidence 10 years after their establishment in Italy: An exploratory descriptive survey of former and current doctoral students’ publications.

Cross-cultural validation of the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale (HPASS) in China (2018)
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Xie, H., Yu, H., Watson, R., Wen, J., Xiao, L., Yan, M., & Chen, Y. (2019). Cross-cultural validation of the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale (HPASS) in China. AIDS and Behavior, 23(4), 1048–1056. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2312-1

The study aimed to validate the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale among medical staff in China. The validation was conducted in four steps from March to December 2017: translation and back-translation; content validity test with six experts;... Read More about Cross-cultural validation of the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale (HPASS) in China.

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. https://doi.org/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 about Perceptions of caring between Slovene and Russian members of nursing teams.

Preliminary testing using Mokken scaling of an Italian translation of the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia (EdFED-I) scale (2015)
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Bagnasco, A., Watson, R., Zanini, M., Rosa, F., Rocco, G., & Sasso, L. (2015). Preliminary testing using Mokken scaling of an Italian translation of the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia (EdFED-I) scale. Applied nursing research : ANR, 28(4), 391-396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2015.02.003

© 2015 Elsevier Inc. Purpose: To study the psychometric properties of an Italian version of the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia (EdFED-I) Scale. Background: The EdFED Scale is the only validated instrument that measures difficulty with feedi... Read More about Preliminary testing using Mokken scaling of an Italian translation of the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia (EdFED-I) scale.