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L. A. O’Connor
15Publications
6H-index
272Citations
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Published on Jul 1, 2017
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
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Ruth Endacott30
Estimated H-index: 30
+ 8 AuthorsPaul Trevatt4
Estimated H-index: 4
Purpose UK prostate cancer nursing care is provided by a variety of urology and uro-oncology nurses. There are a number of service arrangements and intersections with several multidisciplinary teams (MDT) which were investigated. Design The study consisted of a national survey with descriptive statistics and thematic analysis. Methods A secondary analysis of a data subset from a UK whole population survey was undertaken (n=285) of the specialist nursing workforce and the services they provide. D...
Published on Jan 1, 2017in Clinical Nurse Specialist 0.77
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Ruth Endacott30
Estimated H-index: 30
+ 8 AuthorsPaul Trevatt4
Estimated H-index: 4
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
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Published on Nov 1, 2016
Jos M. Latour22
Estimated H-index: 22
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S Bracefield + 2 AuthorsRuth Endacott30
Estimated H-index: 30
Alison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Jane Brocksom3
Estimated H-index: 3
(St James's University Hospital)
+ 7 AuthorsPhilippa Aslet1
Estimated H-index: 1
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK accounting for 25% of all new cases of cancer. It is predicted to become the most common cancer overall by 2030. A national survey of the specialist nursing workforce caring for men with prostate cancer was completed across the four countries of the UK during June and July 2014. In total 302 specialist nurses completed the survey and data from 285 was used in the analysis. This is the biggest whole population survey of this workforce in ...
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Published on Aug 2, 2014in The British Journal of Midwifery
L. A. O’Connor6
Estimated H-index: 6
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Faye Doris3
Estimated H-index: 3
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Heather Skirton28
Estimated H-index: 28
In many countries, care during pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period is often provided by a practising midwife. Despite specific risks associated with pregnancy in advanced maternal age, attention has shifted away from this group of women with regard to fetal screening and testing. This study aimed to explore the experiences of mothers aged 35 years and over during pregnancy and the perinatal period, as it is unclear whether their needs are currently being met by midwives. Qualitative and q...
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Published on Mar 1, 2014in Journal of Advanced Nursing 2.38
L. A. O’Connor6
Estimated H-index: 6
(PSU: Plymouth State University),
Leigh Jackson13
Estimated H-index: 13
(PSU: Plymouth State University)
+ 1 AuthorsHeather Skirton28
Estimated H-index: 28
(PSU: Plymouth State University)
Aim To evaluate the social networking site Twitter™ as a vehicle for recruitment in online health research and to examine how the Twitter community would share information: the focus of our study was the antenatal experience of mothers of advanced maternal age. Background One result of growth in worldwide Internet and mobile phone usage is the increased ability to source health information online and to use social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Although social media have been used i...
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Published on Oct 1, 2013in European Journal of Human Genetics 3.65
Heather Skirton28
Estimated H-index: 28
(PSU: Plymouth State University),
Sivia Barnoy17
Estimated H-index: 17
(TAU: Tel Aviv University)
+ 6 AuthorsMarie-Antoinette Voelckel10
Estimated H-index: 10
Genetic counsellors have been working in some European countries for at least 30 years. Although there are great disparities between the numbers, education, practice and acceptance of these professionals across Europe, it is evident that genetic counsellors and genetic nurses in Europe are working autonomously within teams to deliver patient care. The aim of this study was to use the Delphi research method to develop a core curriculum to guide the educational preparation of these professionals i...
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Published on Sep 2, 2013in Journal of Public Health Research
Ray Jones32
Estimated H-index: 32
(PSU: Plymouth State University),
L. A. O’Connor6
Estimated H-index: 6
(PSU: Plymouth State University),
E Kaminski2
Estimated H-index: 2
(PSU: Plymouth State University)
Background . The principle reason for referral to specialist allergy clinics is to establish diagnoses and provide treatment plans to help patients manage their allergy. If patients do not accept, understand, or remember diagnoses or treatment, clinic visits may have been a waste of time. Few specialist allergy clinics follow up patients after diagnosis. Design and Methods . This was a postal survey to assess patients’ i) perception of usefulness of specialist allergy clinic visits, ii) under- s...
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Published on Feb 1, 2013in Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 2.11
Heather Skirton28
Estimated H-index: 28
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Lesley Goldsmith12
Estimated H-index: 12
+ 1 AuthorsL. A. O’Connor6
Estimated H-index: 6
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Published on Jan 1, 2013in Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 2.11
Heather Skirton28
Estimated H-index: 28
,
Lesley Goldsmith12
Estimated H-index: 12
+ 1 AuthorsL. A. O’Connor6
Estimated H-index: 6
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