Caroline L Watkins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Central Lancashire
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke living in UK care homes (OTCH): study protocol
    Cath M Sackley
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Neurol 12:52. 2012
  2. pmc Training emergency services' dispatchers to recognise stroke: an interrupted time-series analysis
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:318. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting stroke-specific education
    Caroline L Watkins
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston
    Nurs Stand 26:35-40. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The 12-month effects of early motivational interviewing after acute stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR12HE, UK
    Stroke 42:1956-61. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing early after acute stroke: a randomized, controlled trial
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Stroke 38:1004-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a single-item screening tool for depression after stroke: a cohort study
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, and The Royal Group of Hospitals and Dental Hospital Health and Social Services Trust, Belfast, UK
    Clin Rehabil 21:846-52. 2007
  7. doi request reprint 'Is he awake?': dialogues between callers and call handlers about consciousness during emergency calls for suspected acute stroke
    Josephine M E Gibson
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Brook Building, Preston, UK
    Emerg Med J 30:414-8. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The identification of acute stroke: an analysis of emergency calls
    Stephanie P Jones
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Int J Stroke 8:408-12. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Callers' experiences of making emergency calls at the onset of acute stroke: a qualitative study
    Stephanie P Jones
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Emerg Med J 29:502-5. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of nurses' and carers' observations in the identification of poststroke depression
    C Elizabeth Lightbody
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Adv Nurs 60:595-604. 2007

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Publications21

  1. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke living in UK care homes (OTCH): study protocol
    Cath M Sackley
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Neurol 12:52. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Training emergency services' dispatchers to recognise stroke: an interrupted time-series analysis
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:318. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the training package on the recognition of stroke by Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMDs)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting stroke-specific education
    Caroline L Watkins
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston
    Nurs Stand 26:35-40. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The 12-month effects of early motivational interviewing after acute stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR12HE, UK
    Stroke 42:1956-61. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether motivational interviewing (MI), a patient-centered counseling technique, can benefit patients' mood and mortality poststroke...
  5. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing early after acute stroke: a randomized, controlled trial
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Stroke 38:1004-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether motivational interviewing, a patient-centered counseling technique, can benefit patients' mood 3 months after stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a single-item screening tool for depression after stroke: a cohort study
    Caroline L Watkins
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, and The Royal Group of Hospitals and Dental Hospital Health and Social Services Trust, Belfast, UK
    Clin Rehabil 21:846-52. 2007
    ..To determine the accuracy and utility of a single-item screening tool for depression (the Yale, taken from the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale) in patients who have recently had a stroke...
  7. doi request reprint 'Is he awake?': dialogues between callers and call handlers about consciousness during emergency calls for suspected acute stroke
    Josephine M E Gibson
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Brook Building, Preston, UK
    Emerg Med J 30:414-8. 2013
    ..Callers are routinely questioned about conscious level by emergency medical services (EMS) call handlers for any presenting problem...
  8. ncbi request reprint The identification of acute stroke: an analysis of emergency calls
    Stephanie P Jones
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Int J Stroke 8:408-12. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between callers' description of potential stroke symptoms to the emergency medical dispatcher and the subsequent classification and prioritisation of emergency medical services response...
  9. doi request reprint Callers' experiences of making emergency calls at the onset of acute stroke: a qualitative study
    Stephanie P Jones
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Emerg Med J 29:502-5. 2012
    ..Rapid access to emergency medical services (EMS) is essential at the onset of acute stroke, but significant delays in contacting EMS often occur...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of nurses' and carers' observations in the identification of poststroke depression
    C Elizabeth Lightbody
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Adv Nurs 60:595-604. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to determine the accuracy and utility of an observational screening tool (Signs of Depression Scale), when rated by nurses and carers for detecting depression in patients who have recently had a stroke...
  11. doi request reprint The use of formal and informal knowledge sources in patients' treatment decisions in secondary stroke prevention: qualitative study
    Josephine M E Gibson
    School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Health Expect 16:e13-23. 2013
    ..However, little attention has been paid to patients' utilization of this evidence in coming to decisions about their treatment choices...
  12. ncbi request reprint The recognition and emergency management of suspected stroke and transient ischaemic attack
    Stephanie P Jones
    Department of Nursing, Clinical Practice Research Unit, University of Central Lancashire, Preston
    Clin Med 7:467-71. 2007
    ..These concise guidelines contain recommendations from the group and the Intercollegiate Working Party for Stroke. This article serves as an introduction to the guidelines for healthcare staff working in emergency care...
  13. doi request reprint Illustrating problems faced by stroke researchers: a review of cluster-randomized controlled trials
    Christopher J Sutton
    School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Int J Stroke 8:566-74. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Postal and face-to-face administration of stroke outcome measures: can mixed modes be used?
    Christopher J Sutton
    School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, United Kingdom
    Stroke 44:217-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the effect of administration mode (postal questionnaire; face-to-face interview) on self-reports of activities of daily living and mood...
  15. doi request reprint Changing stroke mortality trends in middle-aged people: an age-period-cohort analysis of routine mortality data in persons aged 40 to 69 in England
    Chris J Sutton
    School of Public Health and Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:523-9. 2010
    ..In the UK, overall stroke mortality has declined. A similar trend has been seen in coronary heart disease, although recent reports suggest this decline might be levelling off in middle-aged adults...
  16. doi request reprint Engaging service users in the development of stroke services: an action research study
    Stephanie P Jones
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:1270-9. 2008
    ..To develop local stroke services by involving, in a meaningful way, those affected by stroke in identifying and prioritising service development issues...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physiological monitoring in acute stroke: a literature review
    Stephanie P Jones
    Clinical Practice Research Unit, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Adv Nurs 60:577-94. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a review of the literature that considers how physiological parameters may affect outcome after stroke and the implications of this evidence for monitoring...
  18. doi request reprint Stroke knowledge and awareness: an integrative review of the evidence
    Stephanie P Jones
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, UK
    Age Ageing 39:11-22. 2010
    ..Conclusions: generally, levels of knowledge about recognising and preventing stroke were poor. Nevertheless, most participants stated they would contact the EMS at the onset of stroke symptoms...
  19. pmc Therapists' use of the Graded Repetitive Arm Supplementary Program (GRASP) intervention: a practice implementation survey study
    Louise A Connell
    L A Connell, PhD, BSc Hons Physiotherapy, Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom PR1 2HE
    Phys Ther 94:632-43. 2014
    ..This study was conducted to explore the characteristics of this practice implementation...
  20. pmc Study protocol: ICONS: identifying continence options after stroke: a randomised trial
    Lois H Thomas
    School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK
    Trials 12:131. 2011
    ..g. bladder training, pelvic floor muscle training and prompted voiding) have been shown to have some effect with participants in Cochrane systematic reviews, but have not had their effectiveness demonstrated with stroke patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Can nurses help identify patients with depression following stroke? A pilot study using two methods of detection
    C Elizabeth Lightbody
    Department of Nursing, Clinical Practice Research Unit, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Adv Nurs 57:505-12. 2007
    ....