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Evolving trends in open access (2019)
Journal Article
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

Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers (2019)
Journal Article
Wray, J., Jackson, H., Gardiner, E., & Flanagan, T. (2019). Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers. Journal of research in nursing : JRN, 24(5), 330-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987119851533

Background: Involving carers is a key priority in mental health services. Carers report the sharing of service users safety information by mental health nurses is problematic and seldom takes place. Aims: To investigate the impact of an intervention... Read More

Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index (2019)
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Aleo, G., Bagnasco, A., Watson, R., Dyson, J., Cowdell, F., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index. Nursing Open, 6(3), 1022-1028. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.297

Aim The aims of this study were: i) to translate the MOLES index from English to Italian and to compare the two versions using non-parametric item response theory. Design A online survey was used to gather data. Methods Forward and back-translation w... Read More

The significance of facial shaving as fundamental nursing care (2018)
Journal Article
Ette, L., & Gretton, M. (2019). The significance of facial shaving as fundamental nursing care. Nursing Times, 115(1), 40-42

Being clean shave is often important for male hospital patients, who may feel more dignified, more 'themselves' and better cared for if they can shave-or if someone helps them with shaving.This article explores male facial shaving as an aspect of fun... Read More

Second pregnancy prevention among teenagers (2018)
Journal Article
Hayter, M., & Jones, C. (2018). Second pregnancy prevention among teenagers. Community Practitioner, 44-46

Practitioners’ perspectives were used to evaluate a sexual health service designed to prevent second unplanned teenage pregnancy. The service is called Preventing Second Pregnancy (P2P). According to the Family Planning Association (FPA), the UK h... Read More

Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study? : lessons learnt to promote success (2017)
Journal Article
Wray, J., Archibong, U., & Walton, S. (2017). Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study? : lessons learnt to promote success. Nurse Researcher, 24(3), 31-35. https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2017.e1416

This paper is concerned with reporting the benefits of undertaking a pilot study for qualitative researchers detailing the experiences gained, the lessons learnt and subsequent changes to the main study. This was undertaken as part of a PhD that soug... Read More

A quasi-experiment to evaluate the effects of a blended approach of simulation learning and podcasting on caring behaviours (2016)
Journal Article
Bush, E., Loke, J., & Lee, B. (2016). A quasi-experiment to evaluate the effects of a blended approach of simulation learning and podcasting on caring behaviours. GSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care (JNHC), 3(2), 4-10

Background: The need for quality nursing personnel in clinical practice expected nurse teachers to be able to impart instrumental and expressive aspects of caring behaviours to nursing students. Operating in a resource-limited higher educational cont... Read More

¿Cómo validar un instrumento de medida de la salud? (2011)
Journal Article
Carvajal, A., Centeno, C., Watson, R., Martínez, M., & Sanz Rubiales, Á. (2011). ¿Cómo validar un instrumento de medida de la salud?. Anales del sistema sanitario de Navarra, 34(1), 63-72

SPANISH Cada vez es más necesario disponer de instrumentos de medida en el ámbito de la salud que se puedan utilizar en la práctica clínica e investigación. Para garantizar la calidad de su medición es imprescindible que los instrumentos sean someti... Read More