Kathy Murphy

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Affiliation: National University of Ireland
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Determinants of quality of life for older people living with a disability in the community
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 65:606-15. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Enhancing autonomy for older people in residential care: what factors affect it?
    Vivien Rodgers
    School of Health and Social Services, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Int J Older People Nurs 7:70-4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Agenda for the future: enhancing autonomy for older people in residential care
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Int J Older People Nurs 7:75-80. 2012
  4. pmc Weight Care Project: Health professionals' attitudes and ability to assess body weight status - study protocol
    Anne Moorhead
    School of Communication, University of Ulster, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland
    BMC Public Health 11:202. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Participants' perceptions of the factors that influence diabetes self-management following a structured education (DAFNE) programme
    Kathy Murphy
    National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 20:1282-92. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The Roper, Logan and Tierney (1996) model: perceptions and operationalization of the model in psychiatric nursing within a health board in Ireland
    K Murphy
    Director of Nursing Studies, Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 31:1333-41. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Nurse managers' perceptions of Quality of life of older adults living in long-stay care in Ireland: is it time for a bill of rights?
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:47-55. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of quality and the factors that affect quality care for older people living in long-term care settings in Ireland
    Kathy Murphy
    Department of Nursing Studies, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:873-84. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life for older people living in long-stay settings in Ireland
    Kathy Murphy
    Department of Nursing, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:2167-77. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study explaining nurses' perceptions of quality care for older people in long-term care settings in Ireland
    Kathy Murphy
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:477-85. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Determinants of quality of life for older people living with a disability in the community
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 65:606-15. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to identify the determinants of quality of life for older people with a disability living in the community and to construct a model to explain these...
  2. doi request reprint Enhancing autonomy for older people in residential care: what factors affect it?
    Vivien Rodgers
    School of Health and Social Services, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Int J Older People Nurs 7:70-4. 2012
    ..This paper will discuss the three most pertinent factors that are discussed repeatedly in the literature, and they are as follows: the organisations approach to care, person-centred care and life planning...
  3. doi request reprint Agenda for the future: enhancing autonomy for older people in residential care
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Int J Older People Nurs 7:75-80. 2012
    ..It describes just one way in which residential care units can work on enhancing residents autonomy and enables the reader to reflect upon nursing practices, which with the right approach can be resident-centred...
  4. pmc Weight Care Project: Health professionals' attitudes and ability to assess body weight status - study protocol
    Anne Moorhead
    School of Communication, University of Ulster, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland
    BMC Public Health 11:202. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Participants' perceptions of the factors that influence diabetes self-management following a structured education (DAFNE) programme
    Kathy Murphy
    National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 20:1282-92. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to understand the experience of participants in the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating programme and to identify factors that influence participants' implementation of the self-management guidelines...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Roper, Logan and Tierney (1996) model: perceptions and operationalization of the model in psychiatric nursing within a health board in Ireland
    K Murphy
    Director of Nursing Studies, Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 31:1333-41. 2000
    ..It is suggested that nurses need to be adequately prepared if they are to use a model appropriately. Consideration should be given when selecting a model as to its 'fit' with the needs of the client group and the ward team philosophy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nurse managers' perceptions of Quality of life of older adults living in long-stay care in Ireland: is it time for a bill of rights?
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:47-55. 2008
    ..It is argued that a Bill of Rights for older adults should be developed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of quality and the factors that affect quality care for older people living in long-term care settings in Ireland
    Kathy Murphy
    Department of Nursing Studies, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:873-84. 2007
    ..The aim of this research was to determine the factors that facilitate or hinder high quality nursing care for older people in long-term care settings in Ireland...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life for older people living in long-stay settings in Ireland
    Kathy Murphy
    Department of Nursing, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:2167-77. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the quality of life of older people living in long-stay care in Ireland from the perspectives of residents and staff...
  10. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study explaining nurses' perceptions of quality care for older people in long-term care settings in Ireland
    Kathy Murphy
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:477-85. 2007
    ..The aim of this research was to explore nurses' perceptions of the attributes of quality care and the factors that facilitate or hinder high-quality nursing care in long-term care...
  11. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a structured pulmonary rehabilitation education programme for improving the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): The PRINCE Study protocol
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Pulm Med 11:4. 2011
    ..The PRINCE study will evaluate the effectiveness of a Structured Education Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP), delivered at the level of the general practice, on the health status of people with COPD...
  12. pmc The effectiveness of a structured education pulmonary rehabilitation programme for improving the health status of people with moderate and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: the PRINCE cluster randomised trial
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Thorax 68:922-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured education pulmonary rehabilitation programme on the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  13. doi request reprint Developing a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff in long-stay care facilities in Ireland
    Adeline Cooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 22:1977-87. 2013
    ..The programme aimed to prepare nurses and care assistants to use reminiscence when caring for people with dementia living in long-term care. Reminiscence involves facilitating people to talk or think about their past...
  14. ncbi request reprint COPD in primary care settings in Ireland: stories from usual care
    Nicola Hyde
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Br J Community Nurs 18:275-82. 2013
    ..Usual care left many people grappling in the dark trying to manage their COPD. It was found that usual care was not at its optimum for people with COPD in the control arm of the PRINCE study...
  15. pmc Effectiveness of a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff on the quality of life of residents with dementia in long-stay units: a study protocol for a cluster randomised trial
    Eamon O'Shea
    Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Trials 12:41. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 2
    Andrew Hunter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 19:6-11. 2011
    ..In this paper, the choice of classic grounded theory will be discussed and justified in the context of the first author's PhD research...
  17. doi request reprint Resident perspectives of the determinants of quality of life in residential care in Ireland
    Adeline Cooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 65:1029-38. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Autonomy for older people in residential care: a selective literature review
    Claire Welford
    School of Nursing, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Int J Older People Nurs 7:65-9. 2012
    ..This important distinction may help nurses working with older people to begin to facilitate autonomy more effectively...
  19. pmc Using case study within a sequential explanatory design to evaluate the impact of specialist and advanced practice roles on clinical outcomes: the SCAPE study
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:55. 2013
    ..This aim of this paper is to use The SCAPE Study: Specialist Clinical and Advanced Practitioner Evaluation in Ireland to illustrate how case study was used to strengthen a Sequential Explanatory Design...
  20. doi request reprint Staff and students' perceptions and experiences of teaching and assessment in Clinical Skills Laboratories: interview findings from a multiple case study
    Catherine E Houghton
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 32:e29-34. 2012
    ..However, the literature identifies the need to examine the transferability of skills learned there into the reality of practice...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions having suffered a stroke in Galway
    Dympna Casey
    National University of Ireland, Galway
    Br J Community Nurs 13:384-90. 2008
    ..Most participants appeared to be struggling to adapt to their disability and subsequent experiences in a rather unsupportive environment...
  22. pmc A longitudinal qualitative study examining the factors impacting on the ability of persons with T1DM to assimilate the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) principles into daily living and how these factors change over time
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Public Health 11:672. 2011
    ..The study aim was to identify the key factors impacting on persons with Type 1 diabetes ability to assimilate the Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating (DAFNE) DAFNE principles into their daily lives and how these factors change over time...
  23. doi request reprint Students' experiences of implementing clinical skills in the real world of practice
    Catherine E Houghton
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 22:1961-9. 2013
    ..This was a part of a larger exploration into the role of the Clinical Skills Laboratory in preparing student nurses for clinical practice...
  24. doi request reprint Life with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: striving for 'controlled co-existence'
    Adeline Cooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 22:986-95. 2013
    ..To understand the meaning of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for people and their response to this disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rigour in qualitative case-study research
    Catherine Houghton
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 20:12-7. 2013
    ..To provide examples of a qualitative multiple case study to illustrate the specific strategies that can be used to ensure the credibility, dependability, confirmability and transferability of a study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Developing a structured education programme for clients with COPD
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursery and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Br J Community Nurs 16:231-7. 2011
    ..They have the potential to work in empowering ways with COPD clients and the PRINCE SEPRP is just one example of how this can be put into practice...
  27. doi request reprint Dying well: factors that influence the provision of good end-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 20:1824-33. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore key stakeholders and direct care managers' perspectives on the current provision of end-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland and to construct a model of these...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ethical challenges in qualitative research: examples from practice
    Catherine E Houghton
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 18:15-25. 2010
    ..Each challenge will be examined and practical examples of how it was dealt with, using examples from a multiple case study, will be described...
  29. ncbi request reprint Issues in using methodological triangulation in research
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 16:40-55. 2009
    ..In addition, the different contributions of triangulation to nursing research are highlighted...
  30. ncbi request reprint An overview of interpretive phenomenology as a research methodology
    Dympna Tuohy
    National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 20:17-20. 2013
    ..To provide an overview of interpretive phenomenology...
  31. ncbi request reprint Demystifying nursing research terminology. Part 1
    Claire Welford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Nurse Res 18:38-43. 2011
    ..This article aims to provide clear explanations of the research approaches available for nursing research...
  32. doi request reprint Irish nursing students' experiences of service learning
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Nurs Health Sci 10:306-11. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that the students are more culturally aware and are becoming more responsible citizens...
  33. doi request reprint A concept analysis of autonomy for older people in residential care
    Claire Welford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 19:1226-35. 2010
    ..Background. Globally, there is an ageing population. This population and their families demand that services offer choice and recognise the older individual in care relationships...
  34. ncbi request reprint Demystifying nursing research terminology: part 2
    Claire Welford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 19:29-35. 2012
    ..To provide an explanation of the research methodologies and strategies available...
  35. ncbi request reprint Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 1
    Andrew Hunter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 18:6-10. 2011
    ..It aims to map out three different approaches to grounded theory: classic, Straussian and constructivist...
  36. doi request reprint Insights into the use and complexities of the Policy Delphi technique
    Pauline Meskell
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland
    Nurse Res 21:32-9. 2014
    ..To describe the Policy Delphi technique and show how it was used in a research study in the Republic of Ireland...
  37. ncbi request reprint A profile of Irish and U.S. nursing homes: evidence for change
    Meredith Wallace
    School of Nursing, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT 06824, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 20:158-60; discussion 160-1. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease: the beginning
    Nanci Ruyle Stauffer
    Emory University School of Medicine, Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 25:1-7. 2002
    ..Continued research, improved technology, and broadened expertise will hopefully allow the health care team to provide better outcomes...