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aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol (2019)
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Ahankari, A., Hayter, M., Whitfield, C., Ali, P., Giridhari, S., Tambe, S., …Ovseiko, P. (2019). aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol. F1000Research, 8, https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.19521.1

Gender-based violence against women is a serious concern in India. This affects the health and wellbeing of victims and their dependents, such as children. Published evidence has documented a variety of reasons for such violence in Indian societies,... Read More

Effectiveness of interventions to support the early detection of skin cancer through skin self-examination: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2019)
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Ersser, S., Effah, A., Dyson, J., Kellar, I., Thomas, S., McNichol, E., …Muinonen-Martin, A. (2019). Effectiveness of interventions to support the early detection of skin cancer through skin self-examination: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British journal of dermatology, 180(6), 1339-1347. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.17529

Background As skin cancer incidence rises, there is a need to evaluate early detection interventions by the public using skin self‐examination (SSE), however, the literature focuses on primary prevention. No systematic reviews have evaluated the effe... Read More

Irish general practitioners' view of perinatal mental health in general practice: a qualitative study (2018)
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Noonan, M., Doody, O., O’Regan, A., Jomeen, J., & Galvin, R. (2018). Irish general practitioners' view of perinatal mental health in general practice: a qualitative study. BMC family practice, 19(1), doi:10.1186/s12875-018-0884-5

Background Identification of perinatal mental health problems and effective care for women who experience them are important considering the potentially serious impact that they may have on the wellbeing of the woman, her baby, family and wider soci... Read More

Development and validation of a novel computer-aided score to predict the risk of in-hospital mortality for acutely ill medical admissions in two acute hospitals using their first electronically recorded blood test results and vital signs: A cross-section (2018)
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Faisal, M., Scally, A. J., Jackson, N., Richardson, D., Beatson, K., Howes, R., …Mohammed, M. A. (2018). Development and validation of a novel computer-aided score to predict the risk of in-hospital mortality for acutely ill medical admissions in two acute hospitals using their first electronically recorded blood test results and vital signs: A cross-sectional study. BMJ open, 8(12), e022939. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022939

Objectives There are no established mortality risk equations specifically for emergency medical patients who are admitted to a general hospital ward. Such risk equations may be useful in supporting the clinical decision-making process. We aim to deve... Read More

Barriers to hand hygiene practices among health care workers in sub-Saharan African countries: A narrative review (2018)
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Ataiyero, Y., Dyson, J., & Graham, M. (2019). Barriers to hand hygiene practices among health care workers in sub-Saharan African countries: A narrative review. American Journal of Infection Control, 47(5), 565-573. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.014

Background: Hand hygiene (HH) is the primary measure in the prevention of healthcare associated infections though from published studies,compliance of healthcare workers to HH guidelines is low. There is currently no review on HH compliance rate in d... Read More

Family physicians perceived role in perinatal mental health: an integrative review (2018)
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Noonan, M., Doody, O., Jomeen, J., O’Regan, A., & Galvin, R. (2018). Family physicians perceived role in perinatal mental health: an integrative review. BMC family practice, 19(1), doi:10.1186/s12875-018-0843-1

Background: Responding to and caring for women who experience mental health problems during the perinatal period, from pregnancy up to one year after birth, is complex and requires a multidisciplinary response. Family physicians are ideally placed... Read More

The Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (BSS-R): should the subscale scores or the total score be used? (2018)
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Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Burduli, E., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Donovan-Batson, C., & Fleming, S. E. (2018). The Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (BSS-R): should the subscale scores or the total score be used?. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(5), 530-535. doi:10.1080/02646838.2018.1490498

Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is increasingly being used internationally as the instrument of choice for the assessment of birth satisfaction. There remains conjecture over the most appropriate way t... Read More

Establishing a coherent and replicable measurement model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (2018)
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Martin, C. R., & Redshaw, M. (2018). Establishing a coherent and replicable measurement model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Psychiatry research, 264, 182-191. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.062

© 2018 The Authors The 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is an established screening tool for postnatal depression. Inconsistent findings in factor structure and replication difficulties have limited the scope of development of the... Read More

Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (T-BSS-R) (2018)
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Göncü Serhatlıoğlu, S., Karahan, N., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (T-BSS-R). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(3), 235-245. doi:10.1080/02646838.2018.1443322

Background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) is a valid and reliable scale designed to assess women’s experiences of labour and childbirth. Objective: To assess factor structure, validity, and reliability of the Turkish Birth Satisfact... Read More

Language barriers and their impact on provision of care to patients with limited English proficiency: Nurses' perspectives (2018)
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Ali, P. A., & Watson, R. (2018). Language barriers and their impact on provision of care to patients with limited English proficiency: Nurses' perspectives. Journal of clinical nursing, 27(5-6), e1152-e1160. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14204

Aim and objective: To explore nurses’ perspectives of language barriers and their impact on the provision of care to patients with limited English proficiency from diverse linguistic background. Design and methods: A qualitative descriptive approach... Read More

Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2017)
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Jefford, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(1), 42-58. doi:10.1080/02646838.2017.1396302

Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) has recently been endorsed by international expert consensus for global use as the birth satisfaction outcome measure of choice. English-language versions of the tool incl... Read More

Quality of Life in a mixed ethnic population after myocardial infarction (2017)
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Webster, R. A., Thompson, D. R., Larkin, D., Mayou, R. A., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Quality of Life in a mixed ethnic population after myocardial infarction. European journal for person centered healthcare, 5(3), 295. doi:10.5750/ejpch.v5i3.1298

Background: Although South Asian people are a significant ethnic group at increased risk of coronary heart disease and high mortality rates and experience greater delays with respect to diagnosis, referral and treatment, comparatively little is known... Read More

Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2017)
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Martin, C. R., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2017). Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Nursing and Practice, 1(1), 25-30

Introduction: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a theoretically anchored and easy to administer multidimensional measure of the birth satisfaction construct. The use of the BSS-R Internationally has led to an increasing number... Read More

The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) (2017)
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Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C., & Redshaw, M. (2017). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17(1), doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1459-5

© 2017 The Author(s). Background: The current study sought to develop a short birth satisfaction indicator utilising items from the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) for use as a brief measure of birth satisfaction and as a possible key perfor... Read More

A proposal for the inclusion of ‘obesity dysmorphia’ in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (2017)
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Larkin, D., Kirtchuk, G., Yamaguchi, M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). A proposal for the inclusion of ‘obesity dysmorphia’ in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, 51(11), 1085-1086. doi:10.1177/0004867417722641

Obesity is a heterogeneous condition with a complex and incomplete etiology; however, there is growing evidence for considering the salience of obesity for the psychiatric nomenclature. Currently, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental D... Read More

When winners need help (2017)
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Larkin, D., Levy, A., Marchant, D., & Martin, C. (2018). When winners need help. The psychologist, 30, 42-47

Bayes’ theorem and its application to cardiovascular nursing (2017)
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Thompson, D. R., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Bayes’ theorem and its application to cardiovascular nursing. European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, 16(8), 659-661. doi:10.1177/1474515117712317

Perceptions of learning disability nurses and support staff towards people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia (2017)
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McCorkindale, S., Fleming, M. P., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Perceptions of learning disability nurses and support staff towards people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 24(5), 282-292. doi:10.1111/jpm.12381

© 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd What is known about the subject?: People with learning disability are more likely than the general population to develop schizophrenia. Personal recovery philosophies are based on positive attitudes and an optimism that... Read More