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Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood (2019)
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Jones, C., Wadephul, F., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(4), 235-241. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.4.235

This study uses research evaluation data to explore parents’ expectations from antenatal classes as they transition from pregnancy to the post-natal period. Understanding parents’ expectations over this time with respect to knowledge and skills prov... Read More

Self-feeding dependence incidence and predictors among nursing home residents: Findings from a 5 year retrospective regional study (2019)
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Palese, A., Grassetti, L., Zuttion, R., Ferrario, B., Ponta, S., Achil, I., …Watson, R. (in press). Self-feeding dependence incidence and predictors among nursing home residents: Findings from a 5 year retrospective regional study. Nursing and Health Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12596

The aim of this regionally‐based, retrospective study was to describe the incidence of self‐feeding dependence and predictors among elderly patients admitted from 2008 to 2013 to 105 Italian nursing homes. Data reported in a regional database collect... Read More

Use of the partogram in a private hospital in South Africa (2018)
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Yazbek, M., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Use of the partogram in a private hospital in South Africa. Midwifery, 69, 128-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.11.009

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Objective: to explore and describe the use of the partogram in private hospitals in South Africa. Design: an explanatory mixed method design. In-depth interviews were conducted with the midwives and midwife specialists to explicat... Read More

Women's decision-making about birthplace choices: Booking for birth centre, hospital or home birth in the North of England (2018)
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Lambert, C., Jomeen, J., & McSherry, W. (2018). Women's decision-making about birthplace choices: Booking for birth centre, hospital or home birth in the North of England. International journal of childbirth, 8(2), 115-134. doi:10.1891/2156-5287.8.2.115

Aim This paper presents findings from an Interpretive Phenomenological study that illuminates unique characteristics of the different social representations of antenatal primigravida and multigravida women who book to birth their babies in a birth ce... Read More

An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (2018)
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Sisson, H., & Wilkinson, Y. (2019). An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Journal of School Nursing, 35(1), 39-50. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059840518805816

The HPV vaccine is a key intervention in the prevention of HPV infection and associated cancers. This review emphasises the importance of understanding what influences decision-making about this vaccine. Guided by the work of Whittemore and Knafl, an... Read More

The structure of mentors' behaviour in clinical nursing education: Confirmatory factor analysis (2018)
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Chen, Y., Watson, R., & Hilton, A. (2018). The structure of mentors' behaviour in clinical nursing education: Confirmatory factor analysis. Nurse education today, 68, 192-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.06.018

Aims: To study if a three-factor structure of mentors' behaviour identified through exploratory factor analysis could be confirmed in a dataset assessing mentors' performance using structural equation modelling. Background: To measure mentor's behavi... Read More

Applying a midwifery specific decision making tool to Midwives clinical reasoning and midwifery practice when managing a woman’s perineum in labour: An exploratory study (2018)
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Jefford, E., Jomeen, J., Guy, F., Newcombe, B., & Martin, C. (2018). Applying a midwifery specific decision making tool to Midwives clinical reasoning and midwifery practice when managing a woman’s perineum in labour: An exploratory study. International journal of childbirth, 8(1), 54-66. https://doi.org/10.1891/2156-5287.8.1.54

Introduction: Many of the risk factors for perineal trauma are modifiable and midwives are in an ideal position to mitigate such risks. To date, no investigation using a midwifery specific decision-making tool has sought to determine how midwives mak... Read More

Survey of midwives' perinatal mental health knowledge, confidence, attitudes and learning needs (2018)
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Noonan, M., Jomeen, J., Galvin, R., & Doody, O. (2018). Survey of midwives' perinatal mental health knowledge, confidence, attitudes and learning needs. Women and Birth, 31(6), e358-e366. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.02.002

Background Midwives have a primary role in facilitating the first stage of perinatal mental health risk reduction through inquiring about perinatal mental health, identifying risk factors and current perinatal mental health problems, providing suppo... Read More

Professional issues in maternal mental health scale (PIMMHS): The development and initial validation of a brief and valid measure (2018)
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Jomeen, J., Jarrett, P., & Martin, C. (2018). Professional issues in maternal mental health scale (PIMMHS): The development and initial validation of a brief and valid measure. European Journal of Midwifery, 2(February), https://doi.org/10.18332/ejm/83276

Introduction: The life-threatening consequences of perinatal mental health problems (PMHP) are well documented. Midwives are ideally placed to effectively identify women at risk and facilitate early intervention. However, a multitude of factors cont... Read More

The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial (2018)
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Wake, E. V., Batchelor, J., Lawton, S., Thomas, K. S., Harrison, E. F., Cowdell, F. C., & the U.K. Dermatology Clinical Trials Network's CLOTHES Trial Team, . (2018). The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial. British journal of dermatology, 178(1), 183-190. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.15909

Many children suffer with skin diseases, but to date, most dermatological research has been done ‘on’ rather than ‘with’ children; in this study we actively sought the experiences of children and young people. Atopic eczema (AE) is a chronic, itchy,... Read More

A narrative review of interventions addressing the parental-fetal relationship (2017)
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Xuereb, R., Borg Cunen, N., Jomeen, J., Borg Xuereb, R., & Poat, A. (2017). A narrative review of interventions addressing the parental-fetal relationship. Women and Birth, 30(4), e141-e151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.005

Background Expectant parents develop varying degrees of emotional affiliation with the unborn child. Interventions supporting this relationship may be beneficial given its link to maternal health behaviour during pregnancy, as well as the parental–in... Read More

A narrative synthesis of women's out-of-body experiences during childbirth (2017)
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Bateman, L., Jones, C., & Jomeen, J. (2017). A narrative synthesis of women's out-of-body experiences during childbirth. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 62(4), 442-451. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmwh.12655

Introduction Some women have a dissociated, out-of-body experience (OBE) during childbirth, which may be described as seeing the body from above or floating above the body. This review examines this phenomenon using narratives from women who have exp... Read More

Women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m² and their experience of maternity care : a meta ethnographic synthesis (2017)
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Jones, C., & Jomeen, J. (2017). Women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m² and their experience of maternity care : a meta ethnographic synthesis. Midwifery, 53, 87-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.07.011

Objective: This paper is a report of a systematic review and meta-ethnography of the experiences of women with body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m² and their experience of maternity care. Method: Systematic review methods identified 12 qualitative studie... Read More

Which interval is most crucial to presentation and survival in gastroesophageal cancer: a systematic review (2017)
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Lee, A., Khulusi, S., & Watson, R. (2017). Which interval is most crucial to presentation and survival in gastroesophageal cancer: a systematic review. Journal of advanced nursing, 73(10), 2270-2282. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13308

Aim: The aim of this study was to identify the most crucial interval to encourage earlier diagnosis in with gastroesophageal cancer and to identify potential factors effecting this interval. Background: Gastroesophageal malignancy is the eighth most... Read More

Ethical decision-making regarding infant viability: A discussion (2016)
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Kelly, J., & Welch, E. (2018). Ethical decision-making regarding infant viability: A discussion. Nursing Ethics, 25(7), 897-905. https://doi.org/10.1177/0969733016677869

© The Author(s) 2016. Background: There are no universally agreed rules of healthcare ethics. Ethical decisions and standards tend to be linked to professional codes of practice when dealing with complex issues. Objectives: This paper aims to explore... Read More

"A band of brothers" - an exploration of the range of medical ethical issues faced by British senior military clinicians on deployment to Afghanistan: a qualitative study (2016)
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Bernthal, E. M., Draper, H. J., Henning, J., & Kelly, J. C. (2017). "A band of brothers" - an exploration of the range of medical ethical issues faced by British senior military clinicians on deployment to Afghanistan: a qualitative study. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 163(3), (199-205). doi:10.1136/jramc-2016-000701. ISSN 0035-8665

Aims To identify and explore features of ethical issues that senior clinicians faced as Deployed Medical Directors (DMDs) to the British Field Hospital in Afghanistan (BFHA) as well as to determine the ethical training requirements for future deploym... Read More

Identifying and managing constipation in older people (2016)
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Lee, A. (2016). Identifying and managing constipation in older people. Nursing and Residential Care, 18(7), 366-368. https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2016.18.7.366

Constipation is a major problem in residential care. It is a condition which, if left untreated, can result in major distress and health problems for sufferers. If the condition is not detected early, then resultant interventions become increasingly... Read More

How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube (2016)
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Credland, N. (2016). How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 30(35), 36-38. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.30.35.36.s46

Rationale and key points Tracheal suction involves the removal of pulmonary secretions from the respiratory tract using negative pressure under sterile conditions. Practitioners should be aware of the indications for, and risks associated with, open... Read More