David T Cowan

Summary

Affiliation: London South Bank University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence in nursing: new meanings
    David T Cowan
    King s College London, London Southbank University, UK
    J Transcult Nurs 17:82-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A European survey of general nurses' self assessment of competence
    David T Cowan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:452-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring nursing competence: development of a self-assessment tool for general nurses across Europe
    David T Cowan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, Centre for Leadership and Practice Innovation, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:902-13. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral Aloe vera as a treatment for osteoarthritis: a summary
    David Cowan
    Institute for Strategic Leadership and Service Improvement, Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:280-2. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in evaluating auricular acupuncture therapy for problems arising from the use of drugs and alcohol
    David Cowan
    Faculty of Healthand Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Acupunct Med 29:227-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Pandemonium over painkillers persists
    David Cowan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:166-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A survey of chronic noncancer pain patients prescribed opioid analgesics
    David T Cowan
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Pain Med 4:340-51. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over pilot study to assess the effects of long-term opioid drug consumption and subsequent abstinence in chronic noncancer pain patients receiving controlled-release morphine
    David T Cowan
    Academic Department of Anesthesia, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    Pain Med 6:113-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The assessment and management of pain among older people in care homes: current status and future directions
    David T Cowan
    Ageing and Health Section, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:291-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic non-cancer pain in older people: current evidence for prescribing
    David T Cowan
    Primary Care Research Group, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 7:420-5. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence in nursing: new meanings
    David T Cowan
    King s College London, London Southbank University, UK
    J Transcult Nurs 17:82-8. 2006
    ..Countries such as the United Kingdom could benefit from introducing enculturation courses for migrant nurses...
  2. ncbi request reprint A European survey of general nurses' self assessment of competence
    David T Cowan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:452-8. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring nursing competence: development of a self-assessment tool for general nurses across Europe
    David T Cowan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, Centre for Leadership and Practice Innovation, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:902-13. 2008
    ..Currently, there is no detailed or tangible method available for comparison, which is perceived as an obstacle to EU nurse workforce mobility...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral Aloe vera as a treatment for osteoarthritis: a summary
    David Cowan
    Institute for Strategic Leadership and Service Improvement, Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:280-2. 2010
    ..Thus, we may then be in a more informed position to resolve the ongoing 'Pandemonium over Painkillers' (Cowan, 2007)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in evaluating auricular acupuncture therapy for problems arising from the use of drugs and alcohol
    David Cowan
    Faculty of Healthand Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Acupunct Med 29:227-9. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Pandemonium over painkillers persists
    David Cowan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:166-9. 2007
    ..Data derived from such studies would inform nurse prescribing...
  7. ncbi request reprint A survey of chronic noncancer pain patients prescribed opioid analgesics
    David T Cowan
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Pain Med 4:340-51. 2003
    ..However, due to the paucity of studies assessing problematic opioid drug use in this population, evidence for such is inconclusive, and this issue remains controversial. This survey assessed problematic drug use among CNCP patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over pilot study to assess the effects of long-term opioid drug consumption and subsequent abstinence in chronic noncancer pain patients receiving controlled-release morphine
    David T Cowan
    Academic Department of Anesthesia, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    Pain Med 6:113-21. 2005
    ..However, previous surveys suggest that this is not necessarily the case. Therefore, we designed a controlled study to generate evidence in support of these findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint The assessment and management of pain among older people in care homes: current status and future directions
    David T Cowan
    Ageing and Health Section, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:291-8. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic non-cancer pain in older people: current evidence for prescribing
    David T Cowan
    Primary Care Research Group, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 7:420-5. 2002
    ..More studies are needed to assess the veracity of opposing arguments, and to support effective assessment and prescribing by nurses...
  11. ncbi request reprint A project to establish a skills competency matrix for EU nurses
    David T Cowan
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Nurs 14:613-7. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Competence in nursing practice: a controversial concept--a focused review of literature
    David T Cowan
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ageing and Health Section, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 25:355-62. 2005
    ..This could facilitate greater acceptance of the concept and also underpin the development of competency standards and the tools required for the assessment of such...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of strong opioids for non-cancer pain in the community: a case study
    David T Cowan
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
    Br J Community Nurs 9:53-8. 2004
    ..Community nurses are in an ideal position to be instrumental in identifying such vulnerable patients and ensuring that appropriate interventions are available...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of the support worker in nursing homes: a consideration of key issues
    Julie Baldwin
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, England, UK
    J Nurs Manag 11:410-20. 2003
    ..Equally, further research is needed if the support worker role is to be used effectively and efficiently within the expanding nursing home sector...
  15. ncbi request reprint A pilot study into the problematic use of opioid analgesics in chronic non-cancer pain patients
    David T Cowan
    Anaesthetic and Pain Research, Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:59-69. 2002
    ..The results suggest that chronic non-cancer pain patients can be maintained on opioids with few problems, and likewise can withdraw with minimal adverse effects, other than a return of pain...