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Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice (2017)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Armoogum, J., Douglass, E., & Taylor, J. (2017). Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice. Nursing Standard, 31(35), 55-63. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2017.e10782

This article discusses the importance of evaluation of service delivery in nursing practice which is becoming increasingly used and led by nurses who are well placed to evaluate service and practice delivery. We start by defining evaluation of servic... Read More about Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice.

Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation (2016)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Armoogum, J., Dodd, E., Donskoy, A. L., Douglass, E., Taylor, J., & Turton, P. (2016). Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation. Nursing Standard, 30(45), 46-51. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2016.e10277

This article describes the basic principles of evaluation, focusing on the evaluation of healthcare services. It emphasises the importance of evaluation in the current healthcare environment and the requirement for nurses to understand the essential... Read More about Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation.

Journeys toward adjustment: Exploring the role of emotions and beliefs from pre-diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis through the first 12 months (2016)
Thesis
of emotions and beliefs from pre-diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis through the first 12 months. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The intention of this thesis is to explore the role of emotions and beliefs from pre-diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis through the first 12 months. Inflammatory arthritis (IA) is an umbrella term for chronic, progressive and systemic auto-immune di... Read More about Journeys toward adjustment: Exploring the role of emotions and beliefs from pre-diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis through the first 12 months.

Patient-initiated hospital follow-up for rheumatoid arthritis (2000)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Kirwan, J. R., Mitchell, K., Hogg, J., Korendovych, E., & Paine, T. (2000). Patient-initiated hospital follow-up for rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology, 39, 990-997

Objectives: To evaluate the clinical efficacy, cost and acceptability of a shared care system of patient- or general practitioner (GP)-initiated hospital review in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods: A 2-yr randomized controlled trial of routine... Read More about Patient-initiated hospital follow-up for rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis patients cannot accurately report signs of inflammatory activity (1995)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Haynes, J., Shepstone, L., & Kirwan, J. R. (1995). Rheumatoid arthritis patients cannot accurately report signs of inflammatory activity. Rheumatology, 34, 547-553

If patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) could self-report symptoms in a manner which correlated with laboratory measures of inflammation this would be a valuable research or clinical tool. Developing such a tool means ensuring that the questions a... Read More about Rheumatoid arthritis patients cannot accurately report signs of inflammatory activity.