Sarah Ross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perceived causes of prescribing errors by junior doctors in hospital inpatients: a study from the PROTECT programme
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:97-102. 2013
  2. pmc Prescribing and the core curriculum for tomorrow's doctors: BPS curriculum in clinical pharmacology and prescribing for medical students
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 74:644-61. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Who makes prescribing decisions in hospital inpatients? An observational study
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    Postgrad Med J 88:507-10. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Medical students' illness-related cognitions
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 45:1241-50. 2011
  5. pmc Development of learning outcomes for an undergraduate prescribing curriculum (British Pharmacological Society prescribing initiative)
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen and School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 70:604-8. 2010
  6. pmc Students' attitudes towards the introduction of a Personal and Professional Development portfolio: potential barriers and facilitators
    Sarah Ross
    University of Aberdeen, Division of Medical and Dental Education, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:69. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient compliance in hypertension: role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs
    S Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 18:607-13. 2004
  8. pmc Do educational interventions improve prescribing by medical students and junior doctors? A systematic review
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:662-70. 2009
  9. pmc What is the scale of prescribing errors committed by junior doctors? A systematic review
    Sarah Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:629-40. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Stress, debt and undergraduate medical student performance
    Sarah Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 40:584-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Perceived causes of prescribing errors by junior doctors in hospital inpatients: a study from the PROTECT programme
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:97-102. 2013
    ..Understanding the underlying factors is essential in developing interventions to address this problem. This study aimed to investigate the perceived causes of prescribing errors among foundation (junior) doctors in Scotland...
  2. pmc Prescribing and the core curriculum for tomorrow's doctors: BPS curriculum in clinical pharmacology and prescribing for medical students
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 74:644-61. 2012
    ..Although these will not necessarily be accepted universally we believe that they will help those who design and map undergraduate curricula to explore potential gaps and identify improvements...
  3. doi request reprint Who makes prescribing decisions in hospital inpatients? An observational study
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    Postgrad Med J 88:507-10. 2012
    ..This study aimed to provisionally quantify and describe prescriptions where the identity of the decision maker and prescription writer differed...
  4. doi request reprint Medical students' illness-related cognitions
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 45:1241-50. 2011
    ..This behaviour may start at medical school. This study aimed to investigate whether inappropriate responses to illness are an issue for medical students and, if so, to identify the determinants of students' responses to illness...
  5. pmc Development of learning outcomes for an undergraduate prescribing curriculum (British Pharmacological Society prescribing initiative)
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen and School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 70:604-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed to create a consensus on the required competencies for new graduates in the area of prescribing...
  6. pmc Students' attitudes towards the introduction of a Personal and Professional Development portfolio: potential barriers and facilitators
    Sarah Ross
    University of Aberdeen, Division of Medical and Dental Education, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:69. 2009
    ..This study's aim was to survey student views about a prospective Professional and Personal Development (PPD) portfolio...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient compliance in hypertension: role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs
    S Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 18:607-13. 2004
    ..Beliefs about specific medications and about hypertension are predictive of compliance. Information about health beliefs is important in achieving concordance and may be a target for intervention to improve compliance...
  8. pmc Do educational interventions improve prescribing by medical students and junior doctors? A systematic review
    Sarah Ross
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:662-70. 2009
    ..Although it is based on sound principles, there is a need for further development. Robust methods of assessment are required to show clearly whether particular teaching interventions are successful...
  9. pmc What is the scale of prescribing errors committed by junior doctors? A systematic review
    Sarah Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:629-40. 2009
    ..In order to inform the design of an educational intervention, a systematic review of the literature on prescribing errors made by junior doctors was undertaken...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stress, debt and undergraduate medical student performance
    Sarah Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 40:584-9. 2006
    ..Against the background of current debate over university funding and widening access, we aimed to examine the relationships between student debt, mental health and academic performance...
  11. pmc Homoeopathic and herbal prescribing in general practice in Scotland
    Sarah Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:647-52; discussion 645-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the current levels of homoeopathic and herbal prescribing in Scottish general practice...
  12. pmc Learning curves, taking instructions, and patient safety: using a theoretical domains framework in an interview study to investigate prescribing errors among trainee doctors
    Eilidh M Duncan
    Health Psychology Group, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Implement Sci 7:86. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to apply a broad theory-based approach using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) to investigate prescribing in the hospital context among a sample of trainee doctors...
  13. pmc Foundation year 1 doctors and clinical pharmacology and therapeutics teaching. A retrospective view in light of experience
    Mansour Tobaiqy
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 64:363-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether, in retrospect, first year foundation (FY1) programme doctors believe that their undergraduate education in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CPT) has prepared them to prescribe safely and rationally...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medical students' attitudes towards disability and support for disability in medicine
    Sarah Miller
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 31:e272-7. 2009
    ..The number of medical students disclosing a disability is lower than the number of disabled doctors...
  15. doi request reprint A remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment is effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations
    Jennifer Cleland
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Med Teach 32:e185-90. 2010
    ..We asked: is remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations?..
  16. ncbi request reprint What does GP out of hours care cost? An analysis of different models of out of hours care in Scotland
    A Scott
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill
    Scott Med J 49:61-6. 2004
    ..The changes to out of hours care provided by General Practitioners have led to wide variation in the types and costs of out of hours care across the country...
  17. doi request reprint "There is a chain of Chinese whispers ...": empirical data support the call to formally teach handover to prequalification doctors
    J A Cleland
    Division of Medical Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:267-71. 2009
    ..Shift handovers, or hand/sign-off, can give rise to miscommunication of critical information, a patient safety issue. How can we best prepare new doctors for handover?..
  18. pmc Antihypertensive drug prescribing in Grampian
    Sarah Ross
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:300-5. 2005
    ..To assess the cost implications of changing prescribing patterns for antihypertensive drugs and to analyse adherence to guidelines and formulary in Grampian region over a 1 year period...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of a raised aldosterone-renin ratio (ARR) among new referrals to a hypertension clinic
    D Williams
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Blood Press 15:164-8. 2006
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