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Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice (2015)
Journal Article
Pryce-Miller, M. (2015). Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice. Nursing Standard, 29(52), 52-60. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.52.52.e9296

Health care is constantly being reformed to improve the safety and quality of services, and nurses are integral to the provision of this safety and quality. As a result of concerns raised by recent high-profile care failings, there is an expectation... Read More about Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice.

Developing compassion in pre-registration education (2014)
Journal Article
Pryce-Miller, M., & Emanuel, V. (in press). Developing compassion in pre-registration education. Nursing Times, 110(37), 17-19

Compassion is a fundamental aspect of nursing and student nurses have to be able to demonstrate compassion in practice. Nurse educators in higher education institutions and clinical settings need to work together to prepare and support student nurses... Read More about Developing compassion in pre-registration education.

Creating supportive environments for students (2013)
Journal Article
Emanuel, V., & Pryce-Miller, M. (in press). Creating supportive environments for students. Nursing Times, 109(37), 18-20

Appropriate clinical placements are an essential part of pre-registration nurse education. They provide students with the opportunity to learn practical skills and gain knowledge, so students’ learning is heavily dependent on the quality of support m... Read More about Creating supportive environments for students.

The experience of mothers caring for a child with a brain tumour (2013)
Journal Article
Malson, H., Beringer, A., Shortman, R. I., Shortman, R., Beringer, A., Penn, A., …Sharples, P. M. (2013). The experience of mothers caring for a child with a brain tumour. Child: Care, Health and Development, 39(5), 743-749. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12005

Background: Brain tumours are the second most common form of childhood cancer, accounting for over 20% of all cases in European children. Understanding the impact of diagnosis and treatment of a brain tumour on the family is an essential pre-requisit... Read More about The experience of mothers caring for a child with a brain tumour.

Developing evidence-based practice amongst students (2011)
Journal Article
Emanuel, V., Deignan, L., Pryce-Miller, M., & Day, K. (2011). Developing evidence-based practice amongst students. Nursing Times, 107(49-50), 21-23

In response to government initiatives and the rise in patient empowerment, nurses are increasingly being challenged to deliver high-quality care supported by evidence-based practice. This can be a challenge for nurse educators providing the foundatio... Read More about Developing evidence-based practice amongst students.

The psychosocial impact of Epidermolysis bullosa (2011)
Journal Article
Dures, E., Morris, M., Gleeson, K., & Rumsey, N. (2011). The psychosocial impact of Epidermolysis bullosa. Qualitative Health Research, 21(6), 771-782. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732311400431

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a disease in which the skin blisters in response to minimal friction, causing painful wounds. Despite the potentially severe nature of epidermolysis bullosa, research on the psychosocial issues is scarce. The aims of the... Read More about The psychosocial impact of Epidermolysis bullosa.

Mixed methods in health psychology: Theoretical and practical considerations of the third paradigm (2011)
Journal Article
Gleeson, K., Morris, M., Rumsey, N., Dures, E., Dures, E., Rumsey, N., …Gleeson, K. (2011). Mixed methods in health psychology: Theoretical and practical considerations of the third paradigm. Journal of Health Psychology, 16(2), 332-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310377537

This article has two purposes: to examine why mixed methods is a legitimate approach particularly well suited to health psychology; and to describe the challenges inherent in conducting mixed methods research. First, arguments justifying the status o... Read More about Mixed methods in health psychology: Theoretical and practical considerations of the third paradigm.

'You're whatever the patient needs at the time'; The impact on health and social care professionals of supporting people with epidermolysis bullosa (2010)
Journal Article
Gleeson, K., Morris, M., Dures, E., Morris, M., Gleeson, K., & Rumsey, N. (2010). 'You're whatever the patient needs at the time'; The impact on health and social care professionals of supporting people with epidermolysis bullosa. Chronic Illness, 6(3), 215-227. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395310377006

Objectives: Professionals working with people who encounter pain and suffering can experience adverse emotional effects themselves. However, to provide effective support it is necessary to understand specific work-related experiences and contexts. Th... Read More about 'You're whatever the patient needs at the time'; The impact on health and social care professionals of supporting people with epidermolysis bullosa.

Your whole life, your whole world, it changes': Partners' experiences of living with rheumatoid arthritis (2010)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Harcourt, D., Matheson, L., Harcourt, D., & Hewlett, S. (2010). Your whole life, your whole world, it changes': Partners' experiences of living with rheumatoid arthritis. Musculoskeletal Care, 8(1), 46-54. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.165

Objectives: Research suggests that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can have a negative psychosocial impact on partners, as well as patients. However, until now there has been very little in-depth qualitative research in this area. The aim of this study was... Read More about Your whole life, your whole world, it changes': Partners' experiences of living with rheumatoid arthritis.