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Becoming connected, being caring
This paper highlights perspectives on action research in education, health and social care and was originally presented as a keynote at the International Practitioner Research Conference and Collaborative Action Research ...
Psychosocial interventions for people with moderate to severe dementia : A systematic review
Introduction: Psychosocial interventions are recognised as important treatments for people with dementia. Attention is now focusing on the appropriateness of such interventions for people in different stages of the illness. ...
Psychoanalytically informed action research in an NHS continuing care unit for older people : exploring and developing care staff’s work with complex loss and grief
There are studies about the emotional and social aspects of loss and grief in continuing care environments such as care homes and hospital wards, but researchers have tended to focus on either the cultural aspect of the ...
Intraobserver reliability of 4 physiologic movements of the shoulder in subjects with and without symptoms
Objective: To assess intraobserver reliability of 4 physiologic movements of the shoulder. Design: Test-retest analyses. Blinded data entry. Setting: Outpatient department in National Health Service teaching hospital. ...
What is it like to use hip protectors? : A qualitative study of the views and experiences of nurses and patients
Objectives: To explore the views and experiences of nursing staff and patients about using hip protectors in in-patient clinical wards. Design and method: Qualitative, cross-sectional study. Semi-structured interviews and ...
The Reliability of One vs. Three Grip Trials in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Subjects
Grip strength is used in the assessment of hand and upper limb function. Current recommendations state that taking the mean of three repeated grip trials provides more reliable results than only one trial. A repeated ...
Advancing practice by developing a primary care nursing programme.
The discussion of advanced practice in nursing is ongoing, yet the need for practice to advance and develop across the health economy is called for in much of the current literature and government policy. This article ...
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Principles and indicators of successful consumer involvement in NHS research : Results of a Delphi study and subgroup analysis
Consumer involvement in NHS research is Department of Health policy within the UK. Despite the existence of policy directives and guidance, until recently there has been no consensus among consumers and researchers about ...
Triangulation and integration : Processes, claims and implications
Researchers who advocate the use of multiple methods often write interchangeably about 'integrating', 'combining' and 'mixing' methods, sometimes eliding these descriptors with 'triangulation', which itself encompasses ...