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Cross-sectional survey of patients in receipt of long-term repeat prescriptions for antidepressant drugs in primary care (2008)
Journal Article
Cruickshank, G., MacGillivray, S., Bruce, D., Mather, A., Matthews, K., & Williams, B. (2008). Cross-sectional survey of patients in receipt of long-term repeat prescriptions for antidepressant drugs in primary care. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 5(2), 105-109

This cross-sectional survey describes the clinical characteristics of 92 patients from across 12 general medical practices, in receipt of a long-term repeat prescription of an antidepressant for the treatment of depression. Psychiatric diagnoses were... Read More about Cross-sectional survey of patients in receipt of long-term repeat prescriptions for antidepressant drugs in primary care.

An examination of subgroup classification in irritable bowel syndrome patients over time: a prospective study. (2008)
Journal Article
Penny, K. I., Smith, G. D., Steinke, D. T., Kinnear, M., Penman, I., & Ramsay, D. (2008). An examination of subgroup classification in irritable bowel syndrome patients over time: a prospective study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 45, 1715-1720. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.04.004

Abstract Background Irritablebowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex functional gastrointestinal disorder which to date remains poorly understood. Therapies for irritablebowel syndrome (IBS) patients are usually aimed at relieving the predominant symptom... Read More about An examination of subgroup classification in irritable bowel syndrome patients over time: a prospective study..

Learning and development at work: Opportunities and barriers for non-registered clinical staff in the National Health Service Scotland (2008)
Thesis
McCraw, D. J. Learning and development at work: Opportunities and barriers for non-registered clinical staff in the National Health Service Scotland. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2508

The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has recently been afforded increased attention due, in part, to forecast changes in demographics and the NHSS workforce and reorganisation in delivery of healthcare... Read More about Learning and development at work: Opportunities and barriers for non-registered clinical staff in the National Health Service Scotland.

Audio-visual recording of patient–GP consultations for research purposes: A literature review on recruiting rates and strategies (2008)
Journal Article
Themessl-Huber, M., Humphris, G., Dowell, J., Macgillivray, S., Rushmer, R., & Williams, B. (2008). Audio-visual recording of patient–GP consultations for research purposes: A literature review on recruiting rates and strategies. Patient Education and Counseling, 71(2), 157-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2008.01.015

Objective To identify ethical processes and recruitment strategies, participation rates of studies using audio or video recording of primary health care consultations for research purposes, and the effect of recording on the behaviour, attitudes and... Read More about Audio-visual recording of patient–GP consultations for research purposes: A literature review on recruiting rates and strategies.

Promoting research participation: Why not advertise altruism? (2008)
Journal Article
Williams, B., Entwistle, V., Haddow, G., & Wells, M. (2008). Promoting research participation: Why not advertise altruism?. Social Science and Medicine, 66(7), 1451-1456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.12.013

Participation rates have a major impact on the quality, cost and timeliness of health research. There is growing evidence that participation rates may be falling and that new research governance structures and procedures may be increasing the likelih... Read More about Promoting research participation: Why not advertise altruism?.