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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

Comparing questionnaires across cultures: using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES Index (2019)
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Watson, R. (in press). Comparing questionnaires across cultures: using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES Index. Nursing Open, 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

Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care (2019)
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Lee, A., Khulusi, S., & Watson, R. (in press). Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care. European journal of oncology nursing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.04.004

Purpose To evaluate demographics of survival in patients with gastroesophageal cancer so that it informs nursing practice. Method Data on 2215 patients diagnosed with gastroesophageal cancer who presented to a specialist referral centre between... Read More

Polygenic risk scores (2019)
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Watson, R. (2019). Polygenic risk scores. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14020

Increasing citations to your work (2019)
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Watson, R., McKenna, H. P., & Thompson, D. R. (in press). Increasing citations to your work. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14010

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, 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 in 2006–2015. Design An... Read More

Time to plan for Plan S (2019)
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Watson, R., & Hayter, M. (2019). Time to plan for Plan S. Nursing Open, 6(2), 206-207. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.263

Predatory journals and the pollution of academic publishing (2019)
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Watson, R. (2019). Predatory journals and the pollution of academic publishing. Journal of nursing management, 27(2), 223-224. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12739

I am writing this in China and, looking from my hotel room, I can barely see beyond the buildings on the other side of the street. It's pollution; it obscures vision, and exposure has. adverse effects on health. I think 'pollution' is an excellent me... Read More

An exploration of factors related to quality of life in Indonesian care workers in home-based care settings (2019)
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Lo, S., Chang, L., Hayter, M., & O Yang, A. (2019). An exploration of factors related to quality of life in Indonesian care workers in home-based care settings. The journal of nursing research : JNR, https://doi.org/10.1097/jnr.0000000000000314

Background Indonesians constituted 79% of foreign care workers for long-term care in Taiwan in 2015. Therefore, it is crucial to explore the effect of work stress and quality of life (QoL) on this population. Purpose This study aims to explore str... Read More

Are mentors failing to fail underperforming student nurses? An integrative literature review (2019)
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Wray, J., Kennedy, M., & North, H. (2019). Are mentors failing to fail underperforming student nurses? An integrative literature review. British Journal of Nursing, 28(4), 250-255. doi:10.12968/bjon.2019.28.4.250

This review aimed to identify and review primary research to address the question of ‘Is there evidence that mentors are failing to fail underperforming student nurses?’ Design: Integrative literature review Methods: Online-databases (Medline, Sco... Read More

Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers (2019)
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Wray, J., Jackson, H., Gardiner, E., & Flanagan, T. (in press). Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers. Journal of research in nursing : JRN,

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

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, doi: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

International study reveals aged patients with dementia frequently receive ‘inappropriate prescriptions’ (2019)
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Lee, A. J. (2019). International study reveals aged patients with dementia frequently receive ‘inappropriate prescriptions’. Evidence-Based Nursing, doi:10.1136/ebnurs-2018-102906

Commentary on: Renom-Guiteras A, Thürmann PA, Miralles R, et al. Potentially inappropriate medication among people with dementia in eight European countries. Age Ageing 2018;47:68–74.

Push and pull factors of nurses' intention to leave (2019)
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Sasso, L., Bagnasco, A., Catania, G., Zanini, M., Aleo, G., Watson, R., & the RN4CAST@IT Working Group, . (in press). Push and pull factors of nurses' intention to leave. Journal of nursing management, https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12745

Aim Expand knowledge about the predictive factors of nurses’ intention to leave their job, and consequently to turnover. Background Nurse turnover is costly and negatively influences quality of care. Understanding the association between intention to... Read More

Negative prompts aimed at maintaining eating independence in nursing home residents: purposes and implications -A critical analysis (2018)
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Palese, A., Gonella, S., Kasa, T., Caruzzo, D., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (in press). Negative prompts aimed at maintaining eating independence in nursing home residents: purposes and implications -A critical analysis. Nursing Ethics, doi:10.1177/0969733018819124

Background: Psychological abuse of older people is difficult to recognise; specifically, nursing home residents have been documented to be at higher risk of psychological abuse during daily care, such as during feeding. Healthcare professionals adop... Read More

The significance of facial shaving as fundamental nursing care (2018)
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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