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Education Program for Carers in Facilities with Neuro Disabled Subjects EPoCFiNDS (2019)
Journal Article
Dionyssiotis, Y., Vellidou, E., Konstantinidis, S. T., Sarafis, P., Artemi, S., Stergiopoulou, K., …Koutsouris, D. (2019). Education Program for Carers in Facilities with Neuro Disabled Subjects EPoCFiNDS. Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls, 4(2), 45-50. doi:10.22540/JFSF-04-045

The prevalence of chronic illness and the disabilities they cause are strongly associated with age. According to the United Nations, in most countries around the world, 8-10% of the population has some form of disability. Carers are helping subject... Read More

Role of comprehensive geriatric assessment in healthcare of older people in UK care homes: realist review (2019)
Journal Article
Sousa, L., Chadborn, N. H., Goodman, C., Zubair, M., Sousa, L., Gladman, J. R. F., …Gordon, A. L. (2019). Role of comprehensive geriatric assessment in healthcare of older people in UK care homes: realist review. BMJ Open, 9(4), 1-9. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026921

Objectives Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) may be a way to deliver optimal care for care home residents. We used realist review to develop a theory-driven account of how CGA works in care homes. Design Realist review Setting Care ho... Read More

Antifungal and mucoadhesive properties of an orally administered chitosan-coated amphotericin B 1 nanostructured lipid carrier (NLC) (2019)
Journal Article
Ling, J. T. S., Roberts, C., & Billa, N. (2019). Antifungal and mucoadhesive properties of an orally administered chitosan-coated amphotericin B 1 nanostructured lipid carrier (NLC). AAPS PharmSciTech, 20, doi:10.1208/s12249-019-1346-7

Surface - modified nanostructured lipid carriers (NLC) is a promising formulation to prolong the retention time of the therapeutic agent at the site of absorption. Chitosan-coated AmpB-loaded NLC (ChiAmpB NLC) were developed showing particle size of... Read More

Engaging and developing the frontline clinical nurse to drive care excellence: evaluating the Chief Nurse Junior Excellence in Care Fellowship Initiative (2018)
Journal Article
Bramley, L., Manning, J., & Cooper, J. (2018). Engaging and developing the frontline clinical nurse to drive care excellence: evaluating the Chief Nurse Junior Excellence in Care Fellowship Initiative. International Journal of Research in Nursing, 16(12), 1977-1990. doi:10.1177/1744987118808843

Background Global challenges in the development of a highly skilled and motivated nursing workforce, jeopardises the delivery of high quality care. Flexible and innovative workforce solutions are required to overcome these challenges. Aims... Read More

Parents’ and carers’ experiences of transition and aftercare following a child’s discharge from a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to an in-patient ward setting: a qualitative systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Suleman, Z., Evans, C., & Manning, J. (2019). Parents’ and carers’ experiences of transition and aftercare following a child’s discharge from a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to an in-patient ward setting: a qualitative systematic review. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 55, 35-44. doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2018.10.003

Objectives: To explore parents’ experiences of transition and aftercare following their child’s discharge from a pediatric intensive care unit to an inpatient ward. Methods: A qualitative systematic review was conducted. Electronic databases CINAHL,... Read More

Mucoadhesive chitosan-coated nanostructured lipid carriers for oral delivery of amphotericin B (2018)
Journal Article
Tan Sui Ling, J., Roberts, C., & Billa, N. (2018). Mucoadhesive chitosan-coated nanostructured lipid carriers for oral delivery of amphotericin B. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, doi:10.1080/10837450.2018.1515225

This study describes the properties of an amphotericin B-containing mucoadhesive nanostructured lipid carrier (NLC), with the intent to maximize uptake within the gastrointestinal tract. We have reported previously that lipid nanoparticles can signif... Read More