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Attitude of nurses and predisposition to occurrence of adverse events in intensive care units (2017)
Journal Article
Lobão, W., & Menezes, I. G. (2017). Attitude of nurses and predisposition to occurrence of adverse events in intensive care units. Journal of Nursing UFPE on line, 11(5), 1971-1979. https://doi.org/10.5205...i5a23350p1971-1979-2017

Objective: to evaluate the attitudes of nurses towards conditions that may predispose to the occurrence of adverse events in the ICU. Method: exploratory, analytical, descriptive, cross-sectional study with quantitative approach performed in six high... Read More about Attitude of nurses and predisposition to occurrence of adverse events in intensive care units.

Effect of Chemical Impurities on Centrifugal Machine Performance: Implications for Compressor Sizing in A CO 2 Transport Pipeline [QUERY] (2017)
Journal Article
Okezue, C., & Kuvshinov, D. (2017). Effect of Chemical Impurities on Centrifugal Machine Performance: Implications for Compressor Sizing in A CO 2 Transport Pipeline [QUERY]. Energy procedia, 142, 3675-3682. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.261

© 2017 The Author(s). Several research studies have been published on CO 2 pipeline transportation. Most of them focus on developing hydraulic models of entire CO 2 pipeline networks. From these studies, a lot of original knowledge has been produced... Read More about Effect of Chemical Impurities on Centrifugal Machine Performance: Implications for Compressor Sizing in A CO 2 Transport Pipeline [QUERY].

Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools (2017)
Journal Article
Hope, M. A. (2017). Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools. Forum for Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 59(3), 413-422. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2017.59.3.413

This article, based on a keynote presentation given at a conference in Tasmania, examines the notion of 'attainment' and argues that a narrow focus on standardised test scores is highly problematic for those concerned with social justice. Using examp... Read More about Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools.

International political psychology: Explorations into a new discipline (2017)
Book
Beyer, A. C. (2017). International political psychology: Explorations into a new discipline. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-37779-1

This book intends to harvest insights from the discipline of Psychology, in its broad understanding, for application to International Relations. Although Psychology offers an abundance of theories that are useful for this purpose, they have so far re... Read More about International political psychology: Explorations into a new discipline.

Decision making for personal investment: Real estate financing, foreclosures and other issues (2017)
Book
Rodgers, W., & McFarlin, T. G. (2017). Decision making for personal investment: Real estate financing, foreclosures and other issues. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47849-4

This book presents a personal financial decision making model based on six dominant decision making pathways. It outlines each pathway in detail before focusing on real estate investments in the second part of the book. Based on the authors extensive... Read More about Decision making for personal investment: Real estate financing, foreclosures and other issues.

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010 (2017)
Journal Article
Chan, K. Y., Li, X., Chen, W., Song, P., Wong, N. W. K., Poon, A. N., …Rudan, I. (2017). Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010. Journal of Global Health, 7(2), https://doi.org/10.7189/jogh.07.020704

BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is set to become the third most frequent cause of death and also the third largest cause of global morbidity by 2020. In China, where the population is aging rapidly, COPD has become one of the... Read More about Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010.

Neoliberalism, New Labour and the Welfare State (2017)
Book Chapter
Beech, M. (2017). Neoliberalism, New Labour and the Welfare State. In R. E. Backhouse, B. W. Bateman, T. Nishizawa, & D. Plehwe (Eds.), Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists & arguments for the Welfare State, 118-130. Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093.../9780190676681.003.0007

This chapter argues that the New Labour governments (1997–2010) were not a political project wholly based on neoliberal assumptions, as the “majority view” in the scholarship asserts. In the area of welfare policy New Labour adopted a modified social... Read More about Neoliberalism, New Labour and the Welfare State.

Young people's daily mobilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Moving young lives (2017)
Book
Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., & Mashiri, M. (2017). Young people's daily mobilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Moving young lives. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-45431-7

This book explores the daily mobilities and immobilities of children and young people in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors draw on findings from rural and urban field research extending over many years, culminating in a 24-site study across three Afric... Read More about Young people's daily mobilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Moving young lives.

U.S. stocks in the presence of oil price risk: Large cap vs. small cap (2017)
Journal Article
Swaray, R., Salisu, A. A., & Oloko, T. (2017). U.S. stocks in the presence of oil price risk: Large cap vs. small cap. Economics and business letters, 6(4), 116-124. https://doi.org/10.17811/ebl.6.4.2017.116-124

This study queries the act of making generalization about the dynamics of returns and volatility spillovers between oil price and U.S. stocks by merely considering only large cap stocks. It argues that this kind of generalization may be misleading, a... Read More about U.S. stocks in the presence of oil price risk: Large cap vs. small cap.

The Secret Science of Superheroes (2017)
Book
M. Lorch, & A. Miah (Eds.), (2016). The Secret Science of Superheroes

Ever wondered what a superhero eats for breakfast? Do they need a special diet to feed their superpowers? The odd metabolisms of superheroes must mean they have strange dietary needs, from the high calorie diets to fuel flaming bodies and super speed... Read More about The Secret Science of Superheroes.

Discharge from critical care into the community for end-of-life care (2017)
Journal Article
Chambers, A. (2017). Discharge from critical care into the community for end-of-life care. Journal of community nursing, 31(6), 54-58

This article discusses the considerations and actions taken to facilitate the discharge of a ventilated end-of-life patient called Michael, whose name has been changed for confidentiality, from a critical care unit (CCU) to his expressed preferred pl... Read More about Discharge from critical care into the community for end-of-life care.

Self-belief and agency (2017)
Journal Article
Zangwill, N. (2017). Self-belief and agency. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 38(1), 35-52

I argue for the view that we all believe that we exist from the fact that the belief is a presupposition of some of our mental life. We cannot argue from perceptual experience, but we can argue from action. I defend an essentially active (or perhaps... Read More about Self-belief and agency.

Legislatures and the courts: the importance of place (2017)
Journal Article
Norton, P. (2017). Legislatures and the courts: the importance of place. Journal of international and comparative law, 4(2), 171-188

Institutions of the state are studied primarily in terms of behaviour, powers and outputs. Little attention has been paid to their location and how this affects relationships between them. This article examines the effects of location through a study... Read More about Legislatures and the courts: the importance of place.