Affiliation: Napier University
- Care and compassion: the experiences of newly qualified staff nursesDorothy Horsburgh
Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
J Clin Nurs 22:1124-32. 2013..To explore newly qualified staff nurses' perceptions of compassionate care and factors that facilitate and inhibit its delivery...
- Evaluation of qualitative researchDorothy Horsburgh
Napier University, School of Acute and Continuing Care Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Edinburgh, UK
J Clin Nurs 12:307-12. 2003..It is concluded that academically rigorous criteria, which are appropriate for evaluation of qualitative research, exist and are available for use by practitioners and researchers...
- How, and when, can I restrain a patient?D Horsburgh
School of Acute and Continuing Care Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
Postgrad Med J 80:7-12. 2004..Some of the key issues are discussed in this paper...
- A pilot study to assess if urine specific gravity and urine colour charts are useful indicators of dehydration in acute stroke patientsAnne Rowat
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
J Adv Nurs 67:1976-83. 2011..The purpose of this pilot study was to examine whether urine specific gravity and urine colour could provide an early warning of dehydration in stroke patients compared with standard blood indicators of hydration status...
- A review of the literature relating to psychological interventions and people with intellectual disabilities: issues for research, policy, education and clinical practiceMichael Brown
NHS Lothian, UK
J Intellect Disabil 15:31-45. 2011..This has significant implications for research, policy, education and clinical practice and is an area requiring strategic and local attention and development in the future...
- Stroke research questions: a nursing perspectiveAnne Rowat
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
Br J Nurs 18:100-5. 2009..However, in the literature there is still minimal systematic investigation of stroke nursing - especially practice. The aim of this study was to explore stroke nurses' research priorities through a series of focus groups...
- The ethical implications and legal aspects of patient restraintDorothy Horsburgh
School of Acute Continuing Care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh
Nurs Times 99:26-7. 2003..This article focuses on restraint within a care setting for older people and highlights the complexity of situations in which restraint may be required and the ethics governing its use...