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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. (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

“I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. (2017)
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Glover, L., Kinsey, D., Clappison, D. J., Gardiner, E., & Jomeen, J. (2018). “I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 17, 79-85. doi:10.1016/j.eujim.2017.11.008

© 2017 Elsevier GmbH Introduction Fear of falling is a major problem facing the health care system. No clear evidence exists as to the most effective management approach although a need for both psychological and physical intervention is recognised.... Read More

The relationship between perceived organisational threat and compassion for others: Implications for the NHS (2017)
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Henshall, L. E., Alexander, T., Molyneux, P., Gardiner, E., & McLellan, A. (2018). The relationship between perceived organisational threat and compassion for others: Implications for the NHS. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy : an international journal of theory & practice, 25(2), 231-249. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2157

© 2017 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The National Health Service (NHS) is known to be a challenging place to work, with financial and performance targets placing increasing pressure on the organisation. This study aimed to investigate whether these press... Read More

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of a new skincare regimen on skin barrier function in those with podoconiosis in Ethiopia (2017)
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Brooks, J., Ersser, S. J., Cowdell, F., Gardiner, E., Mengistu, A., & Matts, P. J. (2017). A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of a new skincare regimen on skin barrier function in those with podoconiosis in Ethiopia. British journal of dermatology, 177(5), 1422-1431. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.15543

© 2017 British Association of Dermatologists Background: Podoconiosis affects an estimated 3 million people in Ethiopia with a further 19 million at risk. Volcanic soil and pathogens enter skin breaches in the feet causing inflammation, lymphoedema a... Read More

Vaccination timeliness in preterm infants: An integrative review of the literature (2017)
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Sisson, H., Gardiner, E., & Watson, R. (2017). Vaccination timeliness in preterm infants: An integrative review of the literature. Journal of clinical nursing, 26(23-24), 4094-4104. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13916

© 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Aims and objectives: To take a systematic approach to reviewing the scientific literature examining the timeliness of vaccination in preterm infants and to identify any factors associated with timeliness. Background: Pr... Read More

Suicide-Related Internet Use Among Suicidal Young People in the UK: Characteristics of Users, Effects of Use, and Barriers to Offline Help-Seeking (2017)
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Bell, J., Mok, K., Gardiner, E., & Pirkis, J. (2018). Suicide-Related Internet Use Among Suicidal Young People in the UK: Characteristics of Users, Effects of Use, and Barriers to Offline Help-Seeking. Archives of Suicide Research, 22(2), 263-277. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2017.1334609

The study replicates earlier research using a UK sample to examine differences between suicidal people who go online for suicide-related reasons and suicidal people who do not, perceived effects of suicide-related Internet use, and perceived barriers... Read More

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study (2017)
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Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

© 2017 Students who leave pre-registration nurse education having failed to complete remain a concern for higher education institutions. This study identifed factors influencing completion using a retrospective cohort analysis to map student characte... Read More

Parental self-efficacy and the management of childhood atopic eczema: development and testing of a new clinical outcome measure (2015)
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Ersser, S. J., Farasat, H., Jackson, K., Gardiner, E., Sheppard, Z. A., & Cowdell, F. (2015). Parental self-efficacy and the management of childhood atopic eczema: development and testing of a new clinical outcome measure. British journal of dermatology, 173(6), 1479-1485. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.14175

© 2015 British Association of Dermatologists. Background Effective parental management of childhood eczema requires education and support to reduce disease severity and improve the child's quality of life. Self-efficacy is a key factor influencing ef... Read More

Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package (2015)
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Jones, C., Jomeen, J., Glover, L., Gardiner, E., Garg, D., & Marshall, C. (in press). Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package. European journal for person centered healthcare, 3(3), 384-391. https://doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v3i3.1012

Rationale and objective: Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) is an issue that spans the spectrum of pregnancy and childbirth and is now acknowledged to be significant on a global level. Health visitors (HVs) are increasingly expected to extend their knowle... Read More

Long-term follow-up of multi-disciplinary outpatient treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy (2015)
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Houlton, A., Christie, M. M., Smith, B., & Gardiner, E. (2015). Long-term follow-up of multi-disciplinary outpatient treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior, 3(1), 47-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2014.993873

Aims: The current study evaluated the long-term effectiveness of a multi-disciplinary approach to chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME) in a UK outpatient service. Methods: A longitudinal questionnaire survey was posted to 300 pati... Read More

Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children (2014)
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Flohr, C., Thompson, A. R., Drury, A., Cowdell, F., Ware, F., Farasat, H., …Gardiner, E. (2014). Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017(5), 0 - 0. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD004054.pub3

© 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Background: Psychological and educational interventions have been used as an adjunct to conventional therapy for children with atopic eczema to enhance the effectiveness of top... Read More

Sexual health information seeking: a survey of adolescent practices (2013)
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Whitfield, C., Jomeen, J., Hayter, M., & Gardiner, E. (2013). Sexual health information seeking: a survey of adolescent practices. Journal of clinical nursing, 22(23-24), 3259-3269. doi:10.1111/jocn.12192

Aims and objectives: To identify sources of information and support preferred by young people to understand adolescent practices as adolescents develop a sexual health knowledge base. Background: Statistics suggest that adolescents are not always mak... Read More

The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study (2012)
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Parker, S., Clarke, C., Moniz-Cook, E., & Gardiner, E. (2012). The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study. Aging and Mental Health, 16(7), 836-844. doi:10.1080/13607863.2012.684668

This study investigated the influence of cognitive busyness (competing cognitive demands) on residential care staff attributions of challenging behaviour (CB) related to dementia. Following the model of attribution formation proposed by Gilbert, Pelh... Read More

Staying the course: factors influencing pre-registration nursing student progression into year 2- a retrospective cohort study (2012)
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Wray, J., Barrett, D., Aspland, J., & Gardiner, E. (2012). Staying the course: factors influencing pre-registration nursing student progression into year 2- a retrospective cohort study. International journal of nursing studies, 49(11), 1432-1442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.06.006

Aims/background The retention of student nurses continues to concern the education sector internationally. Evidence shows that individual factors are correlated with a high risk of attrition, including age, disability, entry qualifications, financia... Read More

Gemcitabine versus gemcitabine plus dalteparin thromboprophylaxis in pancreatic cancer (2011)
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Ettelaie, C., Gardiner, E., Maraveyas, A., Bozas, G., Fyfe, D., Lofts, F., …Wedgwood, K. (2012). Gemcitabine versus gemcitabine plus dalteparin thromboprophylaxis in pancreatic cancer. European Journal of Cancer, 48(9), (1283-1292). doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2011.10.017. ISSN 1879-0852

Background: Annualised figures show an up to 7-fold higher incidence of vascular thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer (APC) compared to other common malignancies. Concurrent VTE has been shown to confer a worse overall pr... Read More

Weight-adjusted dalteparin for prevention of vascular thromboembolism in advanced pancreatic cancer patients decreases serum tissue factor and serum-mediated induction of cancer cell invasion (2010)
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Maraveyas, A., Ettelaie, C., Echrish, H., Li, C., Gardiner, E., Greenman, J., & Madden, L. A. (2010). Weight-adjusted dalteparin for prevention of vascular thromboembolism in advanced pancreatic cancer patients decreases serum tissue factor and serum-mediated induction of cancer cell invasion. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis, 21(5), 452-458. https://doi.org/10.1097/mbc.0b013e328338dc49

The aim of the present study was to assess the role of tissue factor and serum-induced cell invasion in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer (APC). A cohort of 39 patients with APC, without thrombosis, receiving chemotherapy, were entered in a ra... Read More

Risk factors for the onset of non-specific neck pain: A systematic review (2010)
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McLean, S. M., May, S., Klaber-Moffett, J., Sharp, D. M., & Gardiner, E. (2010). Risk factors for the onset of non-specific neck pain: A systematic review. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(7), 565-572. doi:10.1136/jech.2009.090720

Objective Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder, but little is known about which individuals develop neck pain. This systematic review investigated factors that constitute a risk for the onset of non-specific neck pain. Design and setting A... Read More

Barriers to treatment adherence in physiotherapy outpatient clinics: a systematic review (2010)
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Jack, K., McLean, S. M., Moffett, J. K., & Gardiner, E. (2010). Barriers to treatment adherence in physiotherapy outpatient clinics: a systematic review. Manual Therapy, 15(3), 220-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2009.12.004

Poor adherence to treatment can have negative effects on outcomes and healthcare cost. However, little is known about the barriers to treatment adherence within physiotherapy. The aim of this systematic review was to identify barriers to treatment ad... Read More

A longitudinal study of stress and psychological distress in nurses and nursing students (2008)
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Watson, R., Gardiner, E., Hogston, R., Gibson, H., Stimpson, A., Wrate, R., & Deary, I. (2009). A longitudinal study of stress and psychological distress in nurses and nursing students. Journal of clinical nursing, 18(2), 270-278. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02555.x

Aim. The aim of this study was to investigate how differences in life events and stress contribute to psychological distress in nurses and nursing students. Background. Stress is an issue for nursing students and qualified nurses leading to psycholog... Read More