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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).

“A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb”: an exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance. (2020)
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White, C., Wray, J., & Whitfield, C. (in press). “A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb”: an exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance. Health and Social Care in the Community, https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12988

While the role of carers has been widely investigated, the experiences of those who care from a distance have been little explored, especially in the UK. However, contemporary patterns of family life suggest that this may be a significant experience... Read More about “A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb”: an exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance..

Student paramedic perceptions of a non-ambulance practice learning experience (2020)
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Credland, N., Rodgers, A., Hurwood, M., & McKenzie, J. (2020). Student paramedic perceptions of a non-ambulance practice learning experience. Nurse education today, 88, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104374

Background: The role of the paramedic has changedsignificantly over the last 10 years. In order for paramedic students to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage the increasing complexity of patient presentations a wide range of... Read More about Student paramedic perceptions of a non-ambulance practice learning experience.

When the Dark Shines: The role of dark personality traits in leadership role occupancy and hiring decisions in a collectivistic culture (2020)
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Nuzulia, S., & Why, F. (in press). When the Dark Shines: The role of dark personality traits in leadership role occupancy and hiring decisions in a collectivistic culture. Social Psychological and Personality Science, https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550619893956

Two studies investigated the role of the Dark Triad traits (i.e., narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism), conscientiousness, and intelligence on leadership role occupancy and hiring decisions in Indonesian culture, which is a collectivist cul... Read More about When the Dark Shines: The role of dark personality traits in leadership role occupancy and hiring decisions in a collectivistic culture.

Pregnant with fear (2020)
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Jones, C., Martin, C., Marshall, C., & Jomeen, J. (2020). Pregnant with fear. Community Practitioner,

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.

Plasma mEV levels in Ghanain malaria patients with low parasitaemia are higher than those of healthy controls, raising the potential for parasite markers in mEVs as diagnostic targets (2019)
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Antwi-Baffour, S., Malibha-Pinchbeck, M., Stratton, D., Jorfi, S., Lange, S., & Inal, J. (2020). Plasma mEV levels in Ghanain malaria patients with low parasitaemia are higher than those of healthy controls, raising the potential for parasite markers in mEVs as diagnostic targets. Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20013078.2019.1697124

This study sought to measure medium-sized extracellular vesicles (mEVs) in plasma, when patients have low Plasmodium falciparum early in infection. We aimed to define the relationship between plasma mEVs and: (i) parasitaemia, (ii) period from onset... Read More about Plasma mEV levels in Ghanain malaria patients with low parasitaemia are higher than those of healthy controls, raising the potential for parasite markers in mEVs as diagnostic targets.

Weight, height, and midupper arm circumference are associated with haemoglobin levels in adolescent girls living in rural India: A cross‐sectional study (2019)
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Ahankari, A. S., Tata, L., & Fogarty, A. (2019). Weight, height, and midupper arm circumference are associated with haemoglobin levels in adolescent girls living in rural India: A cross‐sectional study. Maternal & child nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12908

We aimed to explore the association of physical parameters with haemoglobin (Hb) levels to test the hypothesis that impaired physical development is associated with anaemia. A cross‐sectional survey study recruited adolescent girls (13 to 17 years) l... Read More about Weight, height, and midupper arm circumference are associated with haemoglobin levels in adolescent girls living in rural India: A cross‐sectional study.

Letter to the editor regarding the article “Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status” by Abt et al. (2019) (2019)
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Abt, G., Bray, J., Myers, T., & Benson, A. (in press). Letter to the editor regarding the article “Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status” by Abt et al. (2019). Journal of sports sciences, https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1697485

Bridging the divide between biomedical and psychosocial approaches in dementia research: the 2019 INTERDEM Manifesto (2019)
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Vernooij-Dassen, M., Moniz-Cook, E., Verhey, F., Chattat, R., Woods, B., Meiland, F., …de Vugt, M. (in press). Bridging the divide between biomedical and psychosocial approaches in dementia research: the 2019 INTERDEM Manifesto. Aging and Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1693968

Objective: To provide a new perspective on integrated biomedical and psychosocial dementia research. Background: Dementia is being recognized as a multifactorial syndrome, but there is little interaction between biomedical and psychosocial approac... Read More about Bridging the divide between biomedical and psychosocial approaches in dementia research: the 2019 INTERDEM Manifesto.

How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood (2019)
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Savage-McGlynn, E., Martin, C., & Redshaw, M. (in press). How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.13304

Abstract Rationale Early identification of mood disturbance is crucial to monitor and improve outcomes for women perinatally, when low mood may affect developing relationships with the baby, partner and family. Instruments such as the Edinburgh Po... Read More about How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood.

Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater: The Dark Triad, Attitudes towards Doping, and Cheating Behavior among Athletes (2019)
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Nicholls, A. (in press). Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater: The Dark Triad, Attitudes towards Doping, and Cheating Behavior among Athletes. European journal of sport science : the official journal of the European College of Sport Science, https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1694079

We examined the relationships between the Dark Triad personality traits (Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy), attitudes towards doping, and cheating behavior among athletes. One-hundred and sixty-four athletes completed a questionnaire tha... Read More about Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater: The Dark Triad, Attitudes towards Doping, and Cheating Behavior among Athletes.

Impaired heat shock protein 72 expression in women with polycystic ovary syndrome following a supervised exercise programme (2019)
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Vince, R. V., Kirk, R. J., Aye, M. M., Atkin, S. L., & Madden, L. A. (in press). Impaired heat shock protein 72 expression in women with polycystic ovary syndrome following a supervised exercise programme. Cell Stress and Chaperones, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12192-019-01048-1

Induction of heat shock protein expression and the heat shock (stress) response are seen in exercise. This exercise-induced response is thought protective against cellular stress through the expression of heat shock proteins. The highly inducible hea... Read More about Impaired heat shock protein 72 expression in women with polycystic ovary syndrome following a supervised exercise programme.

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.


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