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An evaluation of the impact of advanced nurse practitioner triage and clinical intervention for medically expected patients referred to an acute National Health Service hospital (2020)
Journal Article
Moxham, L., & McMahon-Parkes, K. (in press). An evaluation of the impact of advanced nurse practitioner triage and clinical intervention for medically expected patients referred to an acute National Health Service hospital. Journal of Clinical Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15392

Aims and objectives: To evaluate the impact of advanced nurse practitioner triage on the management of medically expected patients referred to an acute National Health Service hospital. The objectives of the study were to determine whether advanced n... Read More about An evaluation of the impact of advanced nurse practitioner triage and clinical intervention for medically expected patients referred to an acute National Health Service hospital.

The views of patients, mentors and adult field nursing students on patients' participation in student nurse assessment in practice (2015)
Journal Article
McMahon-Parkes, K., Chapman, L., & James, J. (2016). The views of patients, mentors and adult field nursing students on patients' participation in student nurse assessment in practice. Nurse Education in Practice, 16(1), 202-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2015.08.007

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. In recent years, changes to undergraduate nursing curricula in the United Kingdom have been coupled with increasing expectations that service users be involved in assessment of student nurses. These factors lead to the developmen... Read More about The views of patients, mentors and adult field nursing students on patients' participation in student nurse assessment in practice.

Rationality, religion and refusal of treatment in an ambulance revisited (2013)
Journal Article
McMahon-Parkes, K. (2013). Rationality, religion and refusal of treatment in an ambulance revisited. Journal of Medical Ethics, 39(9), 587-590. https://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2011-100079

In their recent article, Erbay et al considered whether a seriously injured patient should be able to refuse treatment if the refusal was based on a (mis) interpretation of religious doctrine. They argued that in such a case 'what is important...is w... Read More about Rationality, religion and refusal of treatment in an ambulance revisited.

Family witnessed resuscitation; whose autonomy is it anyway? (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Mcmahon-Parkes, K. (2012, June). Family witnessed resuscitation; whose autonomy is it anyway?. Poster presented at 11th World Congress of Bioethics

In most cultures, it is largely uncontentious that when a person is expected to die, that their end is made as comfortable and peaceful as possible, and that loved ones* should be permitted to be present at their death. In such cases, family presence... Read More about Family witnessed resuscitation; whose autonomy is it anyway?.

Involving patients in assessment of students (2011)
Journal Article
Chapman, L., James, J., & Mcmahon-Parkes, K. (2011). Involving patients in assessment of students. Nursing Times, 107(34), 17-19

The Nursing and Midwifery Council promotes the idea that patients should contribute to the assessment of preregistration student nurses. In response, staff, mentors and pre-registration student nurses from the University of West of England Bristol an... Read More about Involving patients in assessment of students.

Is prevention better than cure? a re-evaluation of the potential use of nicotine conjugate vaccine in children (2011)
Journal Article
McMahon-Parkes, K. (2011). Is prevention better than cure? a re-evaluation of the potential use of nicotine conjugate vaccine in children. Public Health Ethics, 4(2), 121-128. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/phr018

Despite worldwide efforts to reduce the consumption of tobacco, legislative and educational measures have failed to eradicate the practice of cigarette smoking. Indeed, in many populations, particularly in the developing world, its prevalence is incr... Read More about Is prevention better than cure? a re-evaluation of the potential use of nicotine conjugate vaccine in children.

Family witnessed resuscitation: The views and preferences of recently resuscitated hospital inpatients, compared to matched controls without the experience of resuscitation survival (2009)
Journal Article
Albarran, J., Moule, P., Benger, J., McMahon-Parkes, K., & Lockyer, L. (2009). Family witnessed resuscitation: The views and preferences of recently resuscitated hospital inpatients, compared to matched controls without the experience of resuscitation survival. Resuscitation, 80(9), 1070-1073. https://doi.org/10.1016...suscitation.2009.05.020

Aim of the study: To compare the preferences of patients who survived resuscitation with those admitted as emergency cases about whether family members should be present during resuscitation. Methods: We used a case control design and recruited, from... Read More about Family witnessed resuscitation: The views and preferences of recently resuscitated hospital inpatients, compared to matched controls without the experience of resuscitation survival.

The views and preferences of resuscitated and non-resuscitated patients towards family-witnessed resuscitation: A qualitative study (2009)
Journal Article
Mcmahon-Parkes, K., Moule, P., Benger, J., & Albarran, J. (2009). The views and preferences of resuscitated and non-resuscitated patients towards family-witnessed resuscitation: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 46(2), 220-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.08.007

BACKGROUND: A number of international studies have explored the views of family members and healthcare professionals on the concept of family witnessed resuscitation. However, the perspective and preferences of patients have been under-researched. OB... Read More about The views and preferences of resuscitated and non-resuscitated patients towards family-witnessed resuscitation: A qualitative study.

Witnessed resuscitation: A comparison of the preferences and views between survivors of resuscitation and hospitalised patients without this experience (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Albarran, J., Benger, J., Mcmahon-Parkes, K., Lockyer, L., & Moule, P. (2008, May). Witnessed resuscitation: A comparison of the preferences and views between survivors of resuscitation and hospitalised patients without this experience. Paper presented at European Resuscitation Council: An Insight into the Science of Resuscitation

Guillain-Barré syndrome: Biological basis, treatment and care (1997)
Journal Article
Cornock, M. A., McMahon-Parkes, K., & Cornock, M. (1997). Guillain-Barré syndrome: Biological basis, treatment and care. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 13(1), 42-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0964-3397%2897%2980718-5

Guillain-Barré syndrome is a complex disorder that affects around 0.5-2 individuals per 100 000 per year (Hund et al 1993). The outcome can range from a sensation of paraesthesia to death. This article discusses the biological nature of Guillain-Barr... Read More about Guillain-Barré syndrome: Biological basis, treatment and care.


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