Nicola Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: Thames Valley University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Auditing outcomes and costs of integrated complementary medicine provision--the importance of length of follow up
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Walpole House, 4th Floor, 18 22 Bond Street, Ealing, London W5 5AA, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:249-57. 2006
  2. pmc The RCCM 2009 Survey: Mapping Doctoral and Postdoctoral CAM Research in the United Kingdom
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 9GA, UK
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:457480. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of focus group methodology--with selected examples from sexual health research
    N Robinson
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Studies, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, 32 38 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2BS, England
    J Adv Nurs 29:905-13. 1999
  4. doi request reprint Complementary medicine use in multi-ethnic paediatric outpatients
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:17-24. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Integrated traditional Chinese medicine
    Nicola Robinson
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Thames Valley University, Walpole House, 18 22 Bond Street, London W5 5AA, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:132-40. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Integrative medicine - traditional Chinese medicine, a model ?
    Nicola Robinson
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 17:21-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The challenges of facilitating primary healthcare discussions on traditional, complementary and alternative medicine for childhood eczema: piloting a computerized template
    Nicola Robinson
    London South Bank University, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 89:517-24. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The scope of guidelines to prevent healthcare-associated infections
    C M Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Br J Community Nurs 7:374-8. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Exploring practice characteristics and research priorities of practitioners of traditional acupuncture in China and the EU-A survey
    Nicola Robinson
    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 140:604-13. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Traditional Chinese medicine research in the post-genomic era: good practice, priorities, challenges and opportunities
    Halil Uzuner
    King s College London, Department of Renal Medicine, London, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 140:458-68. 2012

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Auditing outcomes and costs of integrated complementary medicine provision--the importance of length of follow up
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Walpole House, 4th Floor, 18 22 Bond Street, Ealing, London W5 5AA, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:249-57. 2006
    ..Cost comparisons with conventional medicine should consider quantitative and qualitative data to capture the wider benefits experienced by patients...
  2. pmc The RCCM 2009 Survey: Mapping Doctoral and Postdoctoral CAM Research in the United Kingdom
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 9GA, UK
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:457480. 2011
    ..As in the USA and Australia, a centralized and strategic approach by the National Institute of Health Research to this currently uncoordinated and underfunded activity may benefit CAM research in the UK...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of focus group methodology--with selected examples from sexual health research
    N Robinson
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Studies, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, 32 38 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2BS, England
    J Adv Nurs 29:905-13. 1999
    ..The importance of using focus groups in qualitative research is addressed and an argument is suggested for their more general use...
  4. doi request reprint Complementary medicine use in multi-ethnic paediatric outpatients
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:17-24. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and determinants of complementary medicine (CM) use in a multi-ethnic paediatric outpatient population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Integrated traditional Chinese medicine
    Nicola Robinson
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine CCHIM, Thames Valley University, Walpole House, 18 22 Bond Street, London W5 5AA, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:132-40. 2006
    ..China's research activity is a critical component of informing the debate on evidence-based practice and now real opportunities for collaboration and dissemination are beginning to emerge...
  6. doi request reprint Integrative medicine - traditional Chinese medicine, a model ?
    Nicola Robinson
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 17:21-5. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The challenges of facilitating primary healthcare discussions on traditional, complementary and alternative medicine for childhood eczema: piloting a computerized template
    Nicola Robinson
    London South Bank University, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 89:517-24. 2012
    ..This pilot study explored the challenges of implementing a computerized template in primary care to facilitate communication on TCAM for paediatric eczema...
  8. ncbi request reprint The scope of guidelines to prevent healthcare-associated infections
    C M Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Br J Community Nurs 7:374-8. 2002
    ..This article describes how a survey and focus groups were employed to identify the areas for guideline development, namely standard principles, long-term indwelling urinary catheters, enteral feeds and central intravascular devices...
  9. doi request reprint Exploring practice characteristics and research priorities of practitioners of traditional acupuncture in China and the EU-A survey
    Nicola Robinson
    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 140:604-13. 2012
    ..Little is known about differences in the perceptions of research evidence among practitioners in the European Union (EU) and China, given the diversity of acupuncture practice...
  10. doi request reprint Traditional Chinese medicine research in the post-genomic era: good practice, priorities, challenges and opportunities
    Halil Uzuner
    King s College London, Department of Renal Medicine, London, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 140:458-68. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in primary and community care in England
    C M Pellowe
    The Richard Wells Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, 32 38 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2BS, UK
    J Hosp Infect 55:S2-127. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Provision of acupuncture in a university health centre--a clinical audit
    C Grabowska
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, 32 38 Uxbridge Road, London W5 2BS, UK
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 9:14-9. 2003
    ..The process of carrying out the audit provided the opportunity for the practitioners to reflect on their clinical practice and improve service delivery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: appropriate use of self-reporting in clinical practice
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    HIV Clin Trials 2:146-59. 2001
    ..This study investigated the factors that may affect adherence to antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV infection and compared the use of three self-report tools to determine client adherence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Kaleidoscope: a 5-year action research project to develop nursing confidence in caring for patients with HIV disease in west India
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    Int Nurs Rev 48:164-73. 2001
    ..This method for facilitating changes in nursing practice has been successfully adapted and replicated by our group in other countries...
  15. ncbi request reprint The epic project: developing national evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare associated infections. Phase I: Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections. Department of Health (England)
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    J Hosp Infect 47:S3-82. 2001
    ....
  16. pmc How parents choose to use CAM: a systematic review of theoretical models
    Ava Lorenc
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine, Thames Valley University, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:9. 2009
    ..The aim of this review was to identify a conceptual model which could be used to explain the decision-making process in parental choice of CAM...
  17. doi request reprint Responding to patient demand: community pharmacists and herbal and nutritional products for children
    Nicola Robinson
    Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9GA, UK
    Phytother Res 25:892-6. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Extent of acupuncture practice for infertility in the United Kingdom: experiences and perceptions of the practitioners
    Mark Bovey
    Acupuncture Research Resource Centre, Thames Valley University, Brentford, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 94:2569-73. 2010
    ..To investigate acupuncture practitioners' experience and perceptions of supporting patients presenting with fertility issues...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use of complementary and alternative medicine by individuals with features of metabolic syndrome
    Rajadurai Akilen
    Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, University of West London, TW8 9GA, London, UK E mail
    J Integr Med 12:171-4. 2014
    ..To compare the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including dietary supplements, by individuals with and without features of metabolic syndrome (FeMS)...
  20. pmc The quest for modernisation of traditional Chinese medicine
    Qihe Xu
    King s College London, Department of Renal Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:132. 2013
    ..These principles will serve as foundations for further research and development of TCM, and for its future integration into tomorrow's medicine. ..
  21. doi request reprint The integration of healing into conventional cancer care in the UK
    Ava Lorenc
    Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 9GA, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:222-8. 2010
    ..Exchange of information and communication on referral possibilities between healers and conventional staff needs to be improved. Voluntary healer self-regulation will facilitate the safe incorporation of healing into conventional care...
  22. doi request reprint Cinnamon in glycaemic control: Systematic review and meta analysis
    Rajadurai Akilen
    Faculty of Health and Human Science, University of West London, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford TE8 9GA, UK
    Clin Nutr 31:609-15. 2012
    ..This systematic review and Meta analysis examined the effect of cinnamon on glycaemic control in patients with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus...
  23. doi request reprint Autogenic Training as a behavioural approach to insomnia: a prospective cohort study
    Ann Bowden
    Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:175-85. 2012
    ..Behavioural approaches aim to treat underlying causes, but are not widely available. Research usually includes patients diagnosed with insomnia rather than secondary, co-morbid sleep- related problems...
  24. doi request reprint An investigation into the effectiveness of traditional Chinese acupuncture (TCA) for chronic stress in adults: a randomised controlled pilot study
    Weidong Huang
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:16-21. 2011
    ..The trial examined the treatment of chronic stress as perceived and reported by the participants, with all its diversity of presenting symptoms, rather than using a cohort approach based on a single stress-related symptom...
  25. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-specific T helper responses fail to predict CD4+ T cell decline following short-course treatment at primary HIV-1 infection
    J Fox
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine and Infectious Disease, Division of Medicine, Wright Fleming Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Clin Exp Immunol 152:532-7. 2008
    ..Long-term (>3 years) preservation of virus-specific CD4+ cells occurred in 45% of patients receiving SCART in PHI. There was no correlation between either the presence or magnitude of these responses and clinical outcome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preventing infections associated with central venous catheters
    R Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Times 97:36-9. 2001
    ..The evidence base will be reviewed in 2002...
  27. ncbi request reprint Strengths, weaknesses, and development of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the health system of Hong Kong: through the eyes of future Western doctors
    William C W Wong
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Altern Complement Med 12:185-9; discussion 191-2. 2006
    ..Paralleled with the experience in the United Kingdom and other countries, if traditional and conventional doctors are to work effectively side by side, current medical education and health service arrangements need to change...
  28. ncbi request reprint Engaging in the audit of acupuncture practice
    Mark Bovey
    Oriental Medicine Research Trust, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 11:293-8. 2005
    ..A pilot study was undertaken to examine the feasibility of auditing and developing a national database of acupuncture practice in the United Kingdom...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impaired IFN-gamma-secreting capacity in mycobacterial antigen-specific CD4 T cells during chronic HIV-1 infection despite long-term HAART
    Rebecca Sutherland
    MRC Human Immunology Unit, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    AIDS 20:821-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether long-term HAART in chronic HIV-1 infection restores fully functional Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)-specific CD4 T-cell responses...