Owen G Barr
Affiliation: University of Ulster
- The evolving role of community nurses for people with learning disabilities: changes over an 11-year periodOwen Barr
Institute of Nursing Research and School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Derry, Northern Ireland
J Clin Nurs 15:72-82. 2006..To provide an overview of the changes in the caseload and working practices of community nurses for people with learning disabilities (CNLDs) over an 11-year period within one region of the UK...
- Supporting parents who have a child referred for genetic investigation: the contribution of health visitorsOwen G Barr
Institute of Nursing Research and School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK
J Adv Nurs 54:141-50. 2006..This paper reports a study of the views of health visitors in relation to their role in supporting parents of children referred for genetic investigations...
- Health visitors' perceived priority needs in relation to their genetics educationOwen Barr
Institute of Nursing Research and School of Nursing, Magee Campus, University of Ulster, Londonderry BT48 7JL, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 27:293-302. 2007..Further action needs to be taken to provide health visitors with the necessary genetic knowledge and skills in order that they are in stronger position to provide 'collateral' support for people undergoing genetic investigation...
- The challenges for nurses communicating with and gaining valid consent from adults with intellectual disabilities within the accident and emergency care serviceMargaret Sowney
Magee Campus, Londonderry, UK
J Clin Nurs 16:1678-86. 2007..This paper reports the challenges experienced by nurses within accident and emergency departments in communicating with and gaining valid consent from adults with intellectual disabilities...
- Community learning disability teams: perceived effectiveness, multidisciplinary working and service user satisfactionEamonn Slevin
Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Ireland
J Intellect Disabil 11:329-42. 2007..There was limited evidence to support the view that multidisciplinary CLDTs are more effective than unidisciplinary teams. Further research is required in this area and ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of CLDTs is suggested...
- Community learning disability teams: developments, composition and good practice: a review of the literatureEamonn Slevin
Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK
J Intellect Disabil 12:59-79. 2008....
- A meta-synthesis of pregnant women's decision-making processes with regard to antenatal screening for Down syndromeBernie Reid
Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 69:1561-73. 2009..However, further research is necessary to determine whether or not the development of a model of decision-making may empower pregnant women in making choices about screening...
- Caring for adults with intellectual disabilities: perceived challenges for nurses in accident and emergency unitsMargaret Sowney
School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK
J Adv Nurs 55:36-45. 2006..This paper reports a study exploring the experiences of nurses in accident and emergency units caring for people with intellectual disabilities...
- 'To me, all registered nurses are of an equal standing'Owen Barr
Institute of Nursing Research and School of Nursing, Magee Campus, University of Ulster, UK
Nurse Res 13:75-8. 2006