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Ambient Air Pollution near Petrochemical Industries and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk: Integrating Citizen Science within an Exploratory Mixed Methods Study (dataset) (2024)
Data
Okoye, O. (2024). Ambient Air Pollution near Petrochemical Industries and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk: Integrating Citizen Science within an Exploratory Mixed Methods Study (dataset). [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/enu.2024.3559366

This is data underpinning the thesis titled 'Ambient Air Pollution near Petrochemical Industries and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk: Integrating Citizen Science with an Exploratory Mixed Methods Study'. The data includes quantitative data in SPSS file... Read More about Ambient Air Pollution near Petrochemical Industries and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk: Integrating Citizen Science within an Exploratory Mixed Methods Study (dataset).

Usability and acceptability of ambulatory ECG monitoring in undiagnosed syncope: Insights from the ASPIRED-Q qualitative study (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Pearsons, A., Hanson, C., Reed, M., Blackstock, C., Clarke, E., & Neubeck, L. (2024, October). Usability and acceptability of ambulatory ECG monitoring in undiagnosed syncope: Insights from the ASPIRED-Q qualitative study. Presented at Royal College of Emergency Medicine Annual Scientific Conference, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Aims, objectives and background: The aim of this study, which was embedded into the ASPIRED randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN10278811), was to explore patient and clinician usability and acceptability of an enhanced (14-day) ambulatory ECG monitori... Read More about Usability and acceptability of ambulatory ECG monitoring in undiagnosed syncope: Insights from the ASPIRED-Q qualitative study.

Physical Activity Interventions Framed by the Health Action Process Approach for Adults with Long-Term Conditions: A Scoping Review (2024)
Journal Article
Silva-Smith, A. L., Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Rowat, A., & McHale, S. (online). Physical Activity Interventions Framed by the Health Action Process Approach for Adults with Long-Term Conditions: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-024-10305-2

Background Interventions that use the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) model show promise for increasing PA frequency, duration, and intensity. However, there is limited understanding of how HAPA model variables have been operationalized for PA... Read More about Physical Activity Interventions Framed by the Health Action Process Approach for Adults with Long-Term Conditions: A Scoping Review.

Attitudes and Practices of Women Towards Cervical Cancer Screening in Lesotho: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Survey (2024)
Journal Article
Mphunyane, E. M., & Nyangu, I. (2024). Attitudes and Practices of Women Towards Cervical Cancer Screening in Lesotho: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Survey. American Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 5(3), 51-57. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajnhs.20240503.11

In 2020, Lesotho reported 541 new cases of cervical cancer and 362 women died. This study aimed to assess the attitudes and practices of women towards cervical cancer screening. A quantitative descriptive cross-sectional design was used to collect da... Read More about Attitudes and Practices of Women Towards Cervical Cancer Screening in Lesotho: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Survey.

Mechanisms of end-of-life communication contributing to optimal care at the end of life: a review of reviews (2024)
Journal Article
Khonsari, S., Johnston, B., Patterson, H., & Mayland, C. (online). Mechanisms of end-of-life communication contributing to optimal care at the end of life: a review of reviews. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/spcare-2024-004904

Background End-of-life communication is an essential component of high-quality care, but its potential mechanisms for improving care are not well understood. Objectives To summarise the potential mechanisms by which end-of-life communication may c... Read More about Mechanisms of end-of-life communication contributing to optimal care at the end of life: a review of reviews.

Health professionals implicit bias of patients with low socioeconomic status (SES) and its effects on clinical decision-making: a scoping review (2024)
Journal Article
Job, C., Adenipekun, B., Cleves, A., Gill, P., & Samuriwo, R. (2024). Health professionals implicit bias of patients with low socioeconomic status (SES) and its effects on clinical decision-making: a scoping review. BMJ Open, 14(7), Article e081723. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-081723

Objectives: Research indicates that people with lower socioeconomic status (SES) receive inferior healthcare and experience poorer health outcomes compared with those with higher SES, in part due to health professional (HP) bias. We conducted a scopi... Read More about Health professionals implicit bias of patients with low socioeconomic status (SES) and its effects on clinical decision-making: a scoping review.

Are physical activity referral scheme components associated with increased physical activity, scheme uptake, and adherence rate? A meta-analysis and meta-regression (2024)
Journal Article
Mino, E., Pfeifer, K., Hanson, C., Schuler, M., Brandmeier, A., Klamroth, S., Naber, I., Weissenfels, A., McHale, S., Abu-Omar, K., Gelius, P., Whiting, S., Wickramasinghe, K., Galea, G., & Geidl, W. (in press). Are physical activity referral scheme components associated with increased physical activity, scheme uptake, and adherence rate? A meta-analysis and meta-regression. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity,

Background: Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are composed of various components, such as a written prescription or a person-centered approach. The role of these components in their effectiveness is yet to be understood. Therefore, we aimed t... Read More about Are physical activity referral scheme components associated with increased physical activity, scheme uptake, and adherence rate? A meta-analysis and meta-regression.

Managing COVID-19 from the Nurses' Perspectives at Primary Healthcare Facilities in Maseru Lesotho (2024)
Journal Article
Phiri, L. J., Nyangu, I., & Shelile, M. (2024). Managing COVID-19 from the Nurses' Perspectives at Primary Healthcare Facilities in Maseru Lesotho. World Journal of Public Health, 9(2), 225-233. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.wjph.20240902.22

Background: Nurses are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19. The modest number of perspectives among healthcare practitioners remained an issue, particularly in developing nations such as Lesotho. Objectives: This study aimed to assess the... Read More about Managing COVID-19 from the Nurses' Perspectives at Primary Healthcare Facilities in Maseru Lesotho.

Police officer knowledge of and attitudes to opioid overdose and naloxone administration: an evaluation of police training in Scotland (2024)
Journal Article
Hillen, P., Speakman, E. M., Jamieson, M., Dougall, N., Heyman, I., Murray, J., Aston, E. V., & McAuley, A. (online). Police officer knowledge of and attitudes to opioid overdose and naloxone administration: an evaluation of police training in Scotland. Policing and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2024.2367142

In the context of escalating drug-related deaths, during 2021 Police Scotland implemented a pilot project incorporating naloxone training to test the carriage and administration of naloxone by officers. The current paper presents data from the evalua... Read More about Police officer knowledge of and attitudes to opioid overdose and naloxone administration: an evaluation of police training in Scotland.

Factors Associated with Unplanned Pregnancy Among Youth at a Selected Hospital in Lesotho (2024)
Journal Article
Maselinyane, T., Nyangu, I., & Nyoni, C. (2024). Factors Associated with Unplanned Pregnancy Among Youth at a Selected Hospital in Lesotho. American Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 5(2), 54-61. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajnhs.20240502.12

Unplanned pregnancy amongst youth is a fundamental health problem that affects both developing and developed countries globally. There are various factors associated with unplanned pregnancy amongst youth and these factors have differing propagators.... Read More about Factors Associated with Unplanned Pregnancy Among Youth at a Selected Hospital in Lesotho.

Quality and impact of pharmacology digital simulation education on pre-registration healthcare students a systematic literature review (2024)
Journal Article
Rayamajhi, S., Machin, A., Breen, C., Gebreheat, G., & Paterson, R. (2024). Quality and impact of pharmacology digital simulation education on pre-registration healthcare students a systematic literature review. Nurse Education Today, 140, Article 106295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2024.106295

Objective This review aimed to assess the quality and nature of the literature related to digital simulation-based pharmacology education. Specifically, we sought to understand the influence of simulations on the knowledge, satisfaction, and confide... Read More about Quality and impact of pharmacology digital simulation education on pre-registration healthcare students a systematic literature review.

Rehabilitation of brachial plexus injury in contact sport: Where are the data that underpin clinical management? A scoping review (2024)
Journal Article
Armstrong, R., McKeever, T., Leavitt, M., McLelland, C., & Hamilton, D. F. (2024). Rehabilitation of brachial plexus injury in contact sport: Where are the data that underpin clinical management? A scoping review. PLOS ONE, 19(6), Article e0298317. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0298317

Background Although a common injury there is a lack of published primary data to inform clinical management of sports related brachial plexus injuries. Methods A systematic search was completed in Medline, CINAHL, PubMed, SPORTDiscus and Web o... Read More about Rehabilitation of brachial plexus injury in contact sport: Where are the data that underpin clinical management? A scoping review.

Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Finnan, G. (2024, June). Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale. Presented at International AHE Conference 2024, Manchester

Background: Authentic assessment aims to connect learning to real-world issues which are meaningful to the learner (Villarroel et al 2018; Gillard-Cook; West 2014; Rule 2007). This paper reports an evidence-based authentic assessment on a Bachelor of... Read More about Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale.

Denial of reproductive potential: a predictor of unperceived pregnancy in an Austrian neonaticide sample (2024)
Journal Article
Klier, C. M., Ina, B., Kuipers, Y., & Amon, S. (online). Denial of reproductive potential: a predictor of unperceived pregnancy in an Austrian neonaticide sample. Archives of Women's Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-024-01481-x

Purpose: This study aims to describe the phenomenon of unperceived pregnancy followed by neonaticide with a focus on the lack of awareness of reproductive potential in an Austrian sample. Methods: An explorative comparative study of neonaticide c... Read More about Denial of reproductive potential: a predictor of unperceived pregnancy in an Austrian neonaticide sample.

Translation and validation of the Polish-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to the type of delivery and the baby’s Apgar score (2024)
Journal Article
Pawlicka, P., Wróbel, W., Baranowska, B., Macewicz, D., Olech, M., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (online). Translation and validation of the Polish-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to the type of delivery and the baby’s Apgar score. Health Psychology Report, https://doi.org/10.5114/hpr/186231

Background Maternal birth experience is being increasingly recognised as a key clinical outcome parameter. The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a short self-report measure designed to assess birth experience. The current investigation sou... Read More about Translation and validation of the Polish-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to the type of delivery and the baby’s Apgar score.

Live streaming of simulation-based learning to assist in clinical skills development (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mahoney, C., & Breen, C. (2024, June). Live streaming of simulation-based learning to assist in clinical skills development. Poster presented at 29th Annual Meeting of Society for Simulation in Europe (SESAM), Prague

Introduction: Background, Context and Aims Simulation-based learning allows students to practice clinical scenarios in a controlled and safe environment, making it a valuable tool for healthcare education. Accounts of stress are common among student... Read More about Live streaming of simulation-based learning to assist in clinical skills development.

Ensuring robust OSCE assessments: a reflective account from a Scottish School of Nursing (2024)
Journal Article
Sharp, S., Snowden, A., Stables, I., & Paterson, R. (2024). Ensuring robust OSCE assessments: a reflective account from a Scottish School of Nursing. Nurse Education in Practice, 78, Article 104021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2024.104021

Aim This paper reflects on the experience of one Scottish University in conducting a face-to-face Objective Structured Examination (OSCE) for large cohorts of student nurses. It outlines the challenges experienced and learning gained. Borton’s mo... Read More about Ensuring robust OSCE assessments: a reflective account from a Scottish School of Nursing.