Alison Twycross

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Affiliation: Kingston University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Nurses' views about the barriers and facilitators to effective management of pediatric pain
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, Carshalton, Surrey Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e164-72. 2013
  2. ncbi Review of pain content in three-year preregistration pediatric nursing courses in the United Kingdom
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:247-58. 2013
  3. ncbi How well is acute pain in children managed? A snapshot in one English hospital
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, St George s Hospital, London Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e204-15. 2013
  4. doi Pediatric nurses' postoperative pain management practices: an observational study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 18:189-201. 2013
  5. doi Establishing the validity and reliability of a pediatric pain knowledge and attitudes questionnaire
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e47-53. 2013
  6. ncbi Managing pain in children: where to from here?
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:2090-9. 2010
  7. ncbi What is the impact of theoretical knowledge on children's nurses' post-operative pain management practices? An exploratory study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, St George s University of London, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:697-707. 2007
  8. doi Children's and parents' perceptions of postoperative pain management: a mixed methods study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 22:3095-108. 2013
  9. ncbi How do children's nurses make clinical decisions? Two preliminary studies
    Alison Twycross
    Children s Nursing, Faculty of Health Care and Social Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1324-35. 2006
  10. doi Does the perceived importance of a pain management task affect the quality of children's nurses' post-operative pain management practices?
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:3205-16. 2008

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Publications12

  1. ncbi Nurses' views about the barriers and facilitators to effective management of pediatric pain
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, Carshalton, Surrey Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e164-72. 2013
    ..Nurses also felt that parents exaggerate their child's pain and ask for analgesic drugs before their child needs them. There is a need to explore the interactions between nurses, children and parents in this context in more detail. ..
  2. ncbi Review of pain content in three-year preregistration pediatric nursing courses in the United Kingdom
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:247-58. 2013
    ..Most teaching is delivered face to face with limited workbooks and virtual learning activities. Further research is needed in this area to ascertain the impact of this on the quality of care provided. ..
  3. ncbi How well is acute pain in children managed? A snapshot in one English hospital
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, St George s Hospital, London Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e204-15. 2013
    ..Despite this, parents and children indicated that they were happy with the quality of pain management. There is a need to explore this further and to identify strategies that support the implementation of guidelines in practice. ..
  4. doi Pediatric nurses' postoperative pain management practices: an observational study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 18:189-201. 2013
    ..This study was an in-depth examination of pediatric postoperative pain care...
  5. doi Establishing the validity and reliability of a pediatric pain knowledge and attitudes questionnaire
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e47-53. 2013
    ..Subsequent testing demonstrated good validity and reliability, suggesting that the questionnaire is appropriate for measuring nurses' knowledge and attitudes in relation to pediatric pain management. ..
  6. ncbi Managing pain in children: where to from here?
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:2090-9. 2010
    ..The aims of this study are to review research published in the past 15 years to provide insight into the factors impacting on the management of pain in children and identify strategies that can be used to improve pain management practices...
  7. ncbi What is the impact of theoretical knowledge on children's nurses' post-operative pain management practices? An exploratory study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, St George s University of London, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:697-707. 2007
    ..The hypothesis, put forward in other studies, that increasing nurses' theoretical knowledge about pain will improve practices may be overly simplistic...
  8. doi Children's and parents' perceptions of postoperative pain management: a mixed methods study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 22:3095-108. 2013
    ..To explore children's and parents' perceptions about the quality of postoperative pain management...
  9. ncbi How do children's nurses make clinical decisions? Two preliminary studies
    Alison Twycross
    Children s Nursing, Faculty of Health Care and Social Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1324-35. 2006
    ..To gain an understanding of how children's nurses make clinical decisions...
  10. doi Does the perceived importance of a pain management task affect the quality of children's nurses' post-operative pain management practices?
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:3205-16. 2008
    ..To ascertain whether there is a relationship between the perceived importance of pain management tasks and the quality of an individual nurse's practice...
  11. ncbi Children's nurses' post-operative pain management practices: an observational study
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:869-81. 2007
    ..Previous studies have relied on self-report measures; there is a need to establish exactly how nurses manage children's pain in practice...
  12. doi Nurses' aims when managing pediatric postoperative pain: is what they say the same as what they do?
    Alison Twycross
    Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 19:17-27. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore nurses' aims when managing postoperative pain and whether reported aims reflect actual practices...