Skip to main content

Research Repository

See what's under the surface

Browse


Using meta-ethnography to synthesise relevant studies : Capturing the bigger picture in dementia with challenging behaviour within families (2018)
Digital Artefact
Feast, A., Orrell, M., Charlesworth, G., Poland, F., Featherstone, K., Melunsky, N., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2018). Using meta-ethnography to synthesise relevant studies : Capturing the bigger picture in dementia with challenging behaviour within families

Abstract In understanding the range and depth of people’s experiences it is important to include the wide range of approaches which capture the richness within a given knowledge base. However, systematic reviews using quantitative data alone risk mis... Read More

A life or “good death” situation? A worldwide ecological study of the national contexts of countries that have and have not implemented palliative care (2018)
Journal Article
Clark, J., Barnes, A., Campbell, M., & Gardiner, C. (2019). A life or “good death” situation? A worldwide ecological study of the national contexts of countries that have and have not implemented palliative care. Journal of pain and symptom management, 57(4), 793-801. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.12.007

Context Palliative care advocates argue that service implementation is feasible in all settings. Yet, services have developed patchily in low- and middle-income settings. Beyond Human Development Index indicators, there has been limited engagement w... Read More

Psychometric evaluation of the Perinatal Illness Perceptions Scale (PIPS) (2018)
Journal Article
Jomeen, J., Martin, C. R., & Jarrett, P. M. (2019). Psychometric evaluation of the Perinatal Illness Perceptions Scale (PIPS). Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 14(2), 74-85. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2018-0054

Purpose: Perinatal mental health (PMH), is acknowledged as a significant public health issue associated with significant personal, family, social and economic burden. Research demonstrates that healthcare practitioners lack knowledge and confidence i... Read More

Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions to identify maternal distress in Dutch pregnant women (2018)
Journal Article
Fontein-Kuipers, Y., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions to identify maternal distress in Dutch pregnant women. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 14(1), 33-45. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-06-2018-0034

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions for routine screening of maternal distress in Dutch antenatal care. Design/methodology/approach: In this cohor... Read More

Experiential learning of HIV self-test among student nurses: A qualitative study (2018)
Journal Article
Chiou, P., Chien, C., Lee, A., Hayter, M., & Ko, N. (2019). Experiential learning of HIV self-test among student nurses: A qualitative study. Nurse education today, 79, 111-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.11.012

Background There is increasing demand for HIV self-tests, and nurses play an important role in counselling and assisting in the testing process. Traditional lecture-based nursing education has not typically focused on self-testing procedures, and th... Read More

Nursing schools: dumbing down or reaching up? (2018)
Journal Article
Darbyshire, P., Thompson, D. R., & Watson, R. (2019). Nursing schools: dumbing down or reaching up?. Journal of nursing management, 27(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12730

Universities and their nursing faculties are changing dramatically. Rather than serving as bastions of knowledge generation, professional innovation, curation and dissemination of knowledge, many have become corporatised monoliths intent on a pervers... Read More

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
Journal Article
Roth, G. A., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., Abbasi, N., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1736-1788. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932203-7

Background Global development goals increasingly rely on country-specific estimates for benchmarking a nation's progress. To meet this need, the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2016 estimated global, regional, nation... Read More

Association between somatosensory, visual and vestibular contributions to postural control, reactive balance capacity and healthy ageing in older women (2018)
Journal Article
Alcock, L., O’Brien, T. D., & Vanicek, N. (2018). Association between somatosensory, visual and vestibular contributions to postural control, reactive balance capacity and healthy ageing in older women. Health care for women international, 39(12), 1366-1380. https://doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2018.1499106

We investigated the biological systems involved in maintaining equilibrium during unstable and perturbed conditions in 39 healthy older women and estimated the annual difference in performance across the older age spectrum using regression. The large... Read More

Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature (2018)
Journal Article
Luiking, M., Heckemann, B., Ali, P., Dekker-van Doorn, C., Ghosh, S., Kydd, A., …Patel, H. (2018). Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(1), 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12442

Purpose. Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. This unprecedented mass migration impacts on healthcare in host countries. This paper explores and synthesizes literature on the healthcare experiences of migrants. D... Read More

Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
Journal Article
Murray, C. J. L., Callender, C. S. K. H., Kulikoff, X. R., Srinivasan, V., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., …Lim, S. S. (2018). Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1995-2051. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932278-5

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY 4.0 license Background: Population estimates underpin demographic and epidemiological research and are used to track progress on numerous international in... Read More

Effects of acute insulin-induced hypoglycaemia on endothelial microparticles in adults with and without type 2 diabetes (2018)
Journal Article
Al-Qaissi, A., Papageorgiou, M., Deshmukh, H., Madden, L. A., Rigby, A., Kilpatrick, E. S., …Sathyapalan, T. (2019). Effects of acute insulin-induced hypoglycaemia on endothelial microparticles in adults with and without type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 21(3), 533-540. https://doi.org/10.1111/dom.13548

Aims Endothelial microparticles (EMPs) are novel surrogate markers of endothelial injury and dysfunction that may be differentially produced in response to acute insulin‐induced hypoglycaemia in adults with and without type 2 diabetes.

A validation and calibration process for self-reported tobacco use with participants’ cotinine levels: an example from the Building Blocks trial (2018)
Journal Article
Huang, C., Roberts, Z., Cannings-John, R., Sanders, J., Pickett, K., Montgomery, A., & Robling, M. (in press). A validation and calibration process for self-reported tobacco use with participants’ cotinine levels: an example from the Building Blocks trial. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, doi:10.1093/ntr/nty232

Introduction: Reducing smoking in pregnancy was a primary outcome in our Building Blocks trial of the Family Nurse Partnership[1]. We calibrated maternal reports of smoking using cotinine values derived from urine samples to assess tobacco use [2]. T... Read More

Effects of short-term temperature change in the innocuous range on histaminergic and non-histaminergic acute itch (2018)
Journal Article
Lewis, Z., George, D. N., Cowdell, F., & Holle, H. (2019). Effects of short-term temperature change in the innocuous range on histaminergic and non-histaminergic acute itch. Acta dermato-venereologica, 99(2), 188-195. https://doi.org/10.2340/00015555-3077

While temperatures in the noxious range are well-known to inhibit acute itch, the impact of temperature in the innocuous temperature range is less well understood. We investigated the effect of alternating short-term temperature changes in the innocu... Read More

Medication review plus person-centred care: a feasibility study of a pharmacy-health psychology dual intervention to improve care for people living with dementia (2018)
Journal Article
Maidment, I. D., Damery, S., Campbell, N., Seare, N., Fox, C., Iliffe, S., …Shaw, R. (2018). Medication review plus person-centred care: a feasibility study of a pharmacy-health psychology dual intervention to improve care for people living with dementia. BMC Psychiatry, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-018-1907-4

Background “Behaviour that Challenges” is common in people living with dementia, resident in care homes and historically has been treated with anti-psychotics. However, such usage is associated with 1800 potentially avoidable deaths annually in the U... Read More

An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (2018)
Journal Article
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

Cross-cultural validation of the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale (HPASS) in China (2018)
Journal Article
Xie, H., Yu, H., Watson, R., Wen, J., Xiao, L., Yan, M., & Chen, Y. (2019). Cross-cultural validation of the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale (HPASS) in China. AIDS and Behavior, 23(4), 1048–1056. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2312-1

The study aimed to validate the Health Care Provider HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale among medical staff in China. The validation was conducted in four steps from March to December 2017: translation and back-translation; content validity test with six experts;... Read More

Minimum Sample Size Requirements for a Validation Study of The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4) (2018)
Journal Article
Martin, C. R., & Larkin, D. (2018). Minimum Sample Size Requirements for a Validation Study of The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4). Journal of basic and clinical health sciences, 2(3), 076-081. https://doi.org/10.30621/jbachs.2018.411

Purpose: The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4) is a widely used self-report quality of life measure used in a broad range of clinical contexts, from primary research to clinical trials. International use of the measure has led... Read More

Dynamic change in insulin resistance induced by free fatty acids is unchanged though insulin sensitivity improves following endurance exercise in PCOS (2018)
Journal Article
Aye, M. M., Butler, A. E., Kilpatrick, E. S., Kirk, R., Vince, R., Rigby, A. S., …Atkin, S. L. (2018). Dynamic change in insulin resistance induced by free fatty acids is unchanged though insulin sensitivity improves following endurance exercise in PCOS. Frontiers in endocrinology, 9(OCT), https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00592

Background: Insulin resistance (IR) is the hallmark of PCOS and it is known that exercise may decrease it. What is unknown is whether exercise may mechanistically alter the underlying IR, attenuating the dynamic lipid induced IR in insulin resistant... Read More