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Family presence during resuscitation – The experiences and views of Polish nurses (2018)
Journal Article
Gutysz-Wojnicka, A., Ozga, D., Dyk, D., Mędrzycka-Dąbrowska, W., Wojtaszek, M., & Albarran, J. (2018). Family presence during resuscitation – The experiences and views of Polish nurses. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 46, 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iccn.2018.02.002

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Understanding healthcare professionals perceptions of family presence during resuscitation (FPDR) may help in choosing an effective strategy of implementing this concept in everyday clinical practice. Objectives: To determine the... Read More about Family presence during resuscitation – The experiences and views of Polish nurses.

Digital times: Disseminating your work and networking (2017)
Journal Article
Dowling, S., & Albarran, J. (2017). Digital times: Disseminating your work and networking. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12(9), 433-436. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.9.433

This fifth and final article in the Writing for Publication series aims to provide guidance on disseminating your work and increasing professional networks through the use of social media. We will outline a range of different ways in which nurses can... Read More about Digital times: Disseminating your work and networking.

Developing and producing a focused conference poster (2017)
Journal Article
Dowling, S., & Albarran, J. (2017). Developing and producing a focused conference poster. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12(8), 371-374. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.8.371

This fourth article in the Writing for Publication series aims to provide guidance on developing and producing a poster presentation for a conference. Most academic conferences offer opportunities for health professionals to present their work as an... Read More about Developing and producing a focused conference poster.

Writing an effective conference abstract (2017)
Journal Article
Albarran, J., & Dowling, S. (2017). Writing an effective conference abstract. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12(7), 324-328. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.7.324

This paper aims to provide guidance on developing a strategy for writing a competitive and high quality abstract to increase the likelihood of it being accepted at a targeted conference. Well-presented abstracts play a crucial role in stimulating int... Read More about Writing an effective conference abstract.

Getting published a practical guide- Part II (2017)
Journal Article
Albarran, J., & Dowling, S. (2017). Getting published a practical guide- Part II. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12(6), 274-279. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.6.274

This second paper aims to guide you on how to organise the structure and content of a manuscript according to a journal’s guidelines. A strong manuscript is one written in an accessible, informative, stimulating and engaging style; to achieve this p... Read More about Getting published a practical guide- Part II.

Getting published: Part I (2017)
Journal Article
Albarran, J., & Dowling, S. (2017). Getting published: Part I. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12(5), 228-231. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.5.228

The aim of this series of two papers is to introduce and guide potential authors on how to develop a successful writing strategy that will lead to publication in a targeted journal. A key aspect of the series is to assist individuals with approaches... Read More about Getting published: Part I.

A randomised controlled trial of student nurse performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a simulated family-witnessed resuscitation scenario (2017)
Journal Article
Kenny, G., Bray, I., Pontin, D., Jefferies, R., & Albarran, J. (2017). A randomised controlled trial of student nurse performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a simulated family-witnessed resuscitation scenario. Nurse Education in Practice, 24, 21-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.004

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd This randomized controlled trial, conducted in a UK University nursing department, compared student nurses' performance during a simulated cardiac arrest. Eighteen teams of four students were randomly assigned to one of three scen... Read More about A randomised controlled trial of student nurse performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a simulated family-witnessed resuscitation scenario.

Family-witnessed resuscitation: focus group inquiry into UK student nurse experiences of simulated resuscitation scenarios (2016)
Journal Article
Pontin, D., Kenny, G., Bray, I., & Albarran, J. (2016). Family-witnessed resuscitation: focus group inquiry into UK student nurse experiences of simulated resuscitation scenarios. BMJ Simulation && Technology Enhanced Learning, 2(3), 73-77. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjstel-2016-000115

© Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. Aims To describe the impact of family members' presence on student nurse performance in a witnessed resuscitation scenario. To explore student nurses' attitudes to simulated family-witnessed resuscitat... Read More about Family-witnessed resuscitation: focus group inquiry into UK student nurse experiences of simulated resuscitation scenarios.

Chinese adult perception towards organ donation in Hong Kong (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Li, W. C., Albarran, J., Li, C. S., & Bray, I. (2016, August). Chinese adult perception towards organ donation in Hong Kong. Paper presented at 26th International Congress of The Transplantation Society

A qualitative descriptive study was designed with the aim of investigating the current values, beliefs and experiences of Adult Hong Kong Chinese people around organ donation.

Family presence during resuscitation: Validation of the risk–benefit and self-confidence scales for student nurses (2016)
Journal Article
Bray, I., Bray, I., Kenny, G., Pontin, D., Williams, R., & Albarran, J. (2016). Family presence during resuscitation: Validation of the risk–benefit and self-confidence scales for student nurses. Journal of Research in Nursing, 21(4), 306-322. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987116645838

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. Background. There is increasing debate about the advantages and disadvantages of family-witnessed resuscitation. Research about the views of healthcare providers depends upon reliable tools to measure their perceptions.... Read More about Family presence during resuscitation: Validation of the risk–benefit and self-confidence scales for student nurses.

Low-dose intensive insulin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome accompanied by left ventricular failure: Audit of two UK hospitals (2016)
Journal Article
Manning, N., & Albarran, J. (2016). Low-dose intensive insulin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome accompanied by left ventricular failure: Audit of two UK hospitals. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25(19-20), 3001-3009. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13257

Aims & Objectives: To determine whether a low-dose intravenous insulin regimen reduces blood glucose levels at a timely rate and associated side effects among patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and Left Ventricular Failure. Background: Induced... Read More about Low-dose intensive insulin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome accompanied by left ventricular failure: Audit of two UK hospitals.

Student nurses self-confidence and perceptions of the risk and benefits associated with family-witnessed resuscitation – a cross sectional survey (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Bray, I., Albarran, J., Kenny, G., Williams, R., & Pontin, D. (2016, February). Student nurses self-confidence and perceptions of the risk and benefits associated with family-witnessed resuscitation – a cross sectional survey. Poster presented at Southwest Public Health Scientific Conference

Family-witnessed resuscitation (FWR) has become more widespread in the UK since the 1990s. It remains controversial with many health care professionals citing concerns about 1) the long-term effects for the family member and 2) fears about their abil... Read More about Student nurses self-confidence and perceptions of the risk and benefits associated with family-witnessed resuscitation – a cross sectional survey.

Exploring the nature of resilience in paramedic practice: A psycho-social study (2015)
Journal Article
Clompus, S., & Albarran, J. (2016). Exploring the nature of resilience in paramedic practice: A psycho-social study. International Emergency Nursing, 28, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2015.11.006

Previous research has identified that paramedics experience high levels of stress and sickness rates which have escalated in recent years due to changes to workforce restructuring. While a number of studies have investigated resilience among healthca... Read More about Exploring the nature of resilience in paramedic practice: A psycho-social study.

Moral distress, autonomy and nurse-physician collaboration among intensive care unit nurses in Italy (2014)
Journal Article
Papathanassoglou, E. D., Albarran, J. W., Karanikola, M. N., Karanikola, M., Albarran, J., Drigo, E., …Papathanassoglou, E. (2014). Moral distress, autonomy and nurse-physician collaboration among intensive care unit nurses in Italy. Journal of Nursing Management, 22(4), 472-484. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12046

Aim: To explore the level of moral distress and potential associations between moral distress indices and (1) nurse-physician collaboration, (2) autonomy, (3) professional satisfaction, (4) intention to resign, and (5) workload among Italian intensiv... Read More about Moral distress, autonomy and nurse-physician collaboration among intensive care unit nurses in Italy.

The challenges facing midwifery educators in sustaining a future education workforce (2014)
Journal Article
Rosser, E. A., Albarran, J. W., Albarran, J., & Girot, E. (2014). The challenges facing midwifery educators in sustaining a future education workforce. Midwifery, 30(8), 949-955. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.07.016

Background: national and international trends have identified concerns over the ability of health and social care workforces in meeting the needs of service users. Attention has increasingly been drawn to problems of recruiting and retaining professi... Read More about The challenges facing midwifery educators in sustaining a future education workforce.

Patients' perspectives on the educational preparation of cardiac nurses (2014)
Journal Article
Thompson, D. R., Albarran, J. W., Albarran, J., Jones, I., Lockyer, L., Manns, S., …Thompson, D. (2014). Patients' perspectives on the educational preparation of cardiac nurses. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13(5), 451-458. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515113507166

© The European Society of Cardiology 2013. Background: Over the last two decades the UK health service has endeavoured to place patient and public involvement at the heart of its modernisation agenda. Despite these aspirations the role of patients in... Read More about Patients' perspectives on the educational preparation of cardiac nurses.

Sedation practice in Nordic and non-Nordic ICUs: A European survey (2013)
Journal Article
Albarran, J. W., Egerod, I., Albarran, J., Ring, M., & Blackwood, B. (2013). Sedation practice in Nordic and non-Nordic ICUs: A European survey. Nursing in Critical Care, 18(4), 166-175. https://doi.org/10.1111/nicc.12003

Background and aims: A trend towards lighter sedation has been evident in many intensive care units (ICUs). The aims of the survey were to describe sedation practice in European ICUs and to compare sedation practice in Nordic and non-Nordic countries... Read More about Sedation practice in Nordic and non-Nordic ICUs: A European survey.

Women's experiences of undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (2012)
Journal Article
Banner, D., Miers, M., Clarke, B., & Albarran, J. (2012). Women's experiences of undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(4), 919-930. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05799.x

Aim. This paper is a report of a study of women's experiences of coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Background. Worldwide, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. It has traditionally been viewed as primarily affect... Read More about Women's experiences of undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.


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