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Sexual expression in persons living with dementia in a nursing home context: A phenomenological inquiry (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2020)Introduction: Research shows that sexual expression provides emotional and physical benefits throughout life and does not diminish with age or loss of capacity (Rennie et al. 2017). Older persons, living in care home, ...
An exploration of how healthful relationships between students and clinical supervisors influence transformational learning: A person-centred inquiry (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2020)Background: There is an emerging body of knowledge regarding the influence of person-centred pre-registration curricula on student learning. However, a gap exists in our current knowledge regarding the attributes and ...
A realist evaluation of the contribution of Lean Six Sigma to person-centred cultures in a university hospital (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2020)Background: Lean Six Sigma, a quality improvement methodology, has been used in healthcare since 2001. Person-centred approaches to healthcare improvement are now widely advocated in political, policy and practice discourse. ...
(Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2021)A primary brain tumour diagnosis is known to elicit higher distress compared to other forms of cancer, and is related to high depressive symptomatology. It poses unique challenges in the process of psychosocial adjustment, ...
Exploring the relationship between life experiences and early relapse among imprisoned users of illegal drugs in Oman: A focused ethnography (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2020)Background: Illegal drug use is a rising problem that affects Omani youth. This research aimed to study a group of young Omani men who were imprisoned more than once for illegal drug use, focusing on exploring their ...