Developments in Acute Care Nursing (Publications)

The following publications are attributed to the 'Developments in Acute Care in Nursing’ research group members.


    2008 Publications


  • Burnard P, Gill P, Stewart K, Treasure E, Chadwick B (2008) Analysing and presenting qualitative data. British Dental Journal. 204 (8) 429-432.

  • Gill P, Burnard P (2008) The student-supervisor relationship in the PhD/Doctoral process. British Journal of Nursing. 17 (10) 668-671.

  • Gill P, Stewart K, Treasure E, Chadwick B (2008) Methods of data collection in qualitative research: interviews and focus groups. British Dental Journal. 204 (6) 291-295.

  • Gill P, Stewart K, Treasure E, Chadwick B (2008) Conducting qualitative interviews with school children in dental research. British Dental Journal. 204 (7) 371-374.

  • Gill P, Lowes L (2008) Gift exchange and organ donation: Donor and recipient experiences of live related kidney transplantation. International Journal of Nursing Studies. in press.

  • Gill P, Chestnutt I, Channing C (2008) Opportunities and challenges to promoting oral health in primary schools. Community Dental Health. In press.

  • Higginson RJ (2008) Faecal incontinence and Flexi-Seal Faecal Management System. British Journal of Nursing. In Press.

  • Higginson RJ (2008) Putting Pressure on the Burmese Government. British Journal of Nursing. Vol. 17, No. 6, 738.

  • Higginson RJ (2008) Women’s help-seeking behaviour at the onset of myocardial infarction. British Journal of Nursing. Vol. 17, No. 1, 10-14.

  • Hyatt, S., L. Brown, et al. (2008). “Supporting mentors as assessors of practice.” Nursing Standard 22(25): 35-41.

  • Lipp, A. and G. Lusardi (2008). “Prophylactic antimicrobials in PEG placement: A systematic review.” Journal of Clinical Nursing (In press accepted 15.5.07).

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “Abortion: implications for theatre staff.” Journal of Perioperative Care 18(9): 380-3.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “Advances in abortion care: challenges for practice nurses.” Practice Nursing, In press.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). An all-Wales examination of service provision for women undergoing termination of pregnancy. Final Report. Pontypridd, University of Glamorgan: 1-26.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “A review of developments in medical termination of pregnancy.” Journal of Clinical Nursing 17(11): 1411-1418.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “A review of termination of pregnancy: prevalent health care professional attitudes and ways of influencing them.” Journal of Clinical Nursing 17(13): 1683-1688.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “The role of the nurse in supporting the significant other in women undergoing abortion.” British Journal of Nursing 17 (19) 1232-36.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “Service provision for women undergoing termination of pregnancy: Progress in Wales.” Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care In press.

  • Lipp, A. (2008). “A woman centred service in termination of pregnancy: a grounded theory study.” Contemporary Nurse In Press.

  • Lusardi, G., A. Lipp, et al. (2008). “Tonic for the troops.” Nursing Management 18(9): 22-25.

  • Parsons G (2008) Patient education after inguinal hernia surgery did not differ from routine information for pain at rest at 7 days. Evid Based Nurs. Jan ;11 (1): 8

  • Stewart K, Gill P, Chadwick B, Treasure E (2008) Qualitative research in dentistry. British Dental Journal. 204 (5) 235-239.
  • 2007 Publications


  • Burnard P, Gill P (2007) The heresy of the 'recent’ reference. Nurse Education Today. 27, 665-666.
    Davies, K and Hannigan, CM. (2007) “Supporting disaster healthcare professionals: A practical and virtual approach” Nurse Education Today. Vol 27. pp122-130.

  • Deeny, PG, Davies, K, Gillespie, M and Spencer, W. (2007) Global Issues in Disaster Relief Nursing (Chapter 30, 2nd Edition) In. TG Veenema. ed “Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards” New York. Springer.

  • Harris S (2007) COPD and Coping with Breathlessness at home: a review of the literature British Journal of Community Nursing 12(9) 411-415

  • Higginson RJ, Davies K (2007) Planning for Influenza Pandemic. British Journal of Nursing. 16 (16) SUPPL.

  • Higginson RJ (2007) Alternative Careers for Nurses. Nursing Standard 21 (8): 62-3.

  • Lipp, A. (2007). “Developing the reflexive dimension of reflection: a framework for debate.” Multiple Research Approaches 1(1): 18-26.

  • Lipp, A. (2007). “Termination of pregnancy.” Nursing Times 103(16): 28-9.

  • Lipp, A. (2007). “Using systematic reviews.” Nursing Management – UK 14(7): 30.

  • Wilson, C., B. Jones, et al. (2007). Independent Evaluation of Patient Support Services. Gwent NHS Healthcare Trust. Pontypridd, University of Glamorgan.
  • 2006 Publications


  • Coll A M, Ameen J: (2006) Profiles of pain after day surgery: patients’ experiences of three different operation types: Journal of Advanced Nursing: Vol: 53: Issue: 2: 178-187

  • Davies, K. (2006) “Outcomes of a placement audit of students undertaking an MSc in Disaster Healthcare”. West African Journal of Nursing. Vol 17. No 1. pp39-43.

  • Davies, K and Higginson, R. (2006) “The continuing threat of avian influenza” Comment, British Journal of Nursing. Vol 15. No 8. p418.

  • Higginson RJ (2006) Cardiac Rehabilitation and Women: a qualitative study British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 1 (2), 32-36.

  • Higginson RJ (2006) Fears, worries and anxieties of pre-reg nursing students Nurse Researcher 13 (3): 32-49.

  • Higginson RJ (2006) Alcohol and extended drinking hours British Journal of Nursing Vol. 15, 2: 66.

  • Kenkre, J., A. Lipp, et al. (2006). The current role and contribution of clinical leaders in Wales. Pontypridd, University of Glamorgan and Pontypridd and Rhondda NHS Trust: 1-86.

  • Kenkre, J., A. Lipp, et al. (2006). An evaluation of the district nurse chronic disease management and social care case coordination project. Pontypridd, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan: 1-47.

  • Lewis, M., A. Joseph, et al. (2006). “Designing a colorectal nurse-led clinic: the Merthyr protocol.” Gastrointestinal Nursing 4(4): 28.

  • Lipp, A. (2006). “Preoperative antiseptics: the evidence.” Journal of Hospital Infection 62(2): 241-243.

  • Parry, M. and A. Lipp (2006). “Professional issues. Implementation of an adaptation programme for Filipino nurses in a UK adult cancer hospice.” International Journal of Palliative Nursing 12(2): 83.
  • 2005 Publications


  • Ameen J, Coll A M, Peters M (2005) The impact of tele-advice on the community nurses’ knowledge of the care of venous leg ulcers. Journal of Advanced Nursing Vol: 50: Issue 6: 583 – 594.

  • Davies, K. (2005) “Disaster preparedness and response: more than major incident management”. British Journal of Nursing. Vol 14, No 16. pp868-871.

  • Davies, K (2005) “An audit of MSc students placement in a disaster area” Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Vol 20. No 2. March-April. Supplement s17.

  • Davies K, Higginson R (2005) Evolution and healthcare impact of a 21st Century avian flu pandemic British Journal of Nursing Vol. 14, No. 20.

  • Davies, K and Moran, LA. (2005) “Nurses need advanced skills in disaster health care” Comment, British Journal of Nursing. Vol 14. No 4. p190.

  • Dobbins M, Gunson J, Bale S, Neary M, Ingrams D, Brown M, (2005) Improving patient care and quality of life after laryngectomy/glossectomy. British Journal of Nursing. Vol: 14. (12) pp. 634- 640.

  • Fothergill, A. and A. Lipp (2005). Empowerment: service user and carer empowerment. Health Evidence Bulletin Wales (Mental Health). Chapter Two. Cardiff, NHS Wales: 37-55.

  • Higginson RJ, Jones B (2005) Respiratory Assessment British Journal of Nursing Vol. 20,

  • Higginson RJ, Davies K (2005) The Human Factors in a Disaster Nursing Clinics of North America Vol. 40, No. 3, 579-586.

  • Higginson RJ, Davies K (2005) The Threat of an Avian Flu Epidemic British Journal of Nursing Vol. 14, No. 12.

  • Jones, S. Davies, K and Jones, B. (2005) “The adult patient, informed consent and the emergency care setting” Accident and Emergency Nursing. Vol 13, pp167-170.

  • Lipp, A. (2005). “An Exploration of Taylor’s Reflective Framework.” Contemporary Nurse 19(1-2): 88-95.

  • Lipp, A. (2005). Poster: Systematic Review on surgical face masks. Science and Innovation Symposium, Cardiff, Welsh Assembly Government.

  • Lipp, A. (2005). “The systematic review as an evidence-based tool for the operating room.” AORN Journal 81(6): 1279-1287.

  • Lipp, A. (2005). “Theatre nursing in post-SARS Hong Kong.” British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 15(6): 253-258.

  • Lipp, A. and P. Edwards (2005). “Disposable surgical face masks: a systematic review.” Canadian Operating Room Nursing Journal: 21,24-25,33-38.
  • 2004 Publications


  • Coll A M, Ameen J, Mead D (2004) Postoperative pain assessment tools in day surgery: literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing vol. 46. Issue 2 pp. 124-133.
    This paper was selected by the Journal of Advanced Nursing for an international press release prior to publication (March 31 2004). Selection is on the basis of high quality and important implications for practice.
  • Coll A M, Ameen J, Moseley L (2004) Reported pain after day surgery: a critical literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing vol. 46. Issue 1: 53-65. 0309 2402.

  • Bale S (2004) Using different designs in wound healing research. Nurse Researcher Vol: 11. (4) pp. 42-53.

  • Bale S, Tebble N, Price P (2004) A topical metronidazole gel used to treat malodorous wounds: British Journal of Nursing: : Vol: 13: Issue: 11: pp. 4-11.

  • Davies, K and Higginson, R. (2004) “The imperative for advanced training and education for Nurses in disaster relief” West African Journal of Nursing Vol 15. No1. pp20-27.

  • Edwards, P., A. Lipp, et al. (2004). Preoperative skin antiseptics for preventing surgical wound infections after clean surgery (Review), Cochrane Library. Oxford, Update Software.

  • Hannigan, CM and Davies, K (2004) “Blended education for Disaster Healthcare Professionals: An Evaluation”. E-Learn 2004: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education. Washington DC. (proceedings). pp308-313.

  • Higginson R J (2004) Bridging the theory-practice gap of nurse education British Journal of Nursing Vol. 13, No. 18

  • Lipp, A. (2004). “Reflexivity: a method of research and professional development.” Journal of Advanced Perioperative Care 2(2): 19-22.

  • Lipp, A. (2004). “New ways of working in anaesthesia.” British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 14(9).

  • Lipp, A. and J. Kenkre (2004). 'The 3 Rs’: Rethinking Care Provision, Redesigning Roles, Reconfiguring Services. Pontypridd, School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan.

  • Mirando, S., P. Davies, et al. (2004). “Introduction of an Integrated Care Pathway for the Last Few Days of Life.” Palliative Medicine 19: 33-39.
  • 2003 Publications
    Davies, K, Deeny, P and Raikkonnen, M. (2003) “A transcultural ethos underpinning curriculum development: A Masters programme in Disaster Relief Nursing” Journal of Transcultural Nursing. Vol 14. No 4. pp 349-357.


  • Lipp, A. (2003). “A guide to developing a systematic review.” AORN Journal 78(1): 90-107.

  • Lipp, A. (2003). “Liberating clinical effectiveness: a model for consideration.” Contemporary Nurse 15(1/2): 70-80.

  • Lipp, A. (2003). “Taylor made? A reflective model for perioperative care.” Journal of Advanced Perioperative Care 1(4): 137-143.

  • Lipp, A. (2003). “Liberating clinical effectiveness: a model for consideration.” Contemporary Nurse 15(1/2): 70-80.

  • Lipp, A. (2003). “The effectiveness of surgical masks: what the literature shows.” Nursing Times 90(39): 22-24.

  • Lipp, A. (2003). “Unmasking the evidence: a systematic review.” ACORN The Journal of Perioperative Nursing in Australia 16(4): 16-19.

  • Lipp, A. (2003). “An assessment of the clinical effectiveness of surgical drapes.” Nursing Times 99(49): 28-31.
    • 2002 Publications**


  • Arumugam P J , Joseph A. Sweerts M, Haray P N (2002): Severe Dysplastic Lesions in the colon – how aggressive should we be? Colorectal Disease 4: 345 – 347.

  • Bale S (2002) the contribution of the wound care nurse in developing a diabetic foot clinic. British Journal of Clinical Governance Vol: 7. (1) pp. 22-26.

  • Deeny, PG, Davies, K and Gillespie, M. (2002) International Disaster Nursing (Chapter 23). In. TG Veenema. ed “Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards” New York. Springer.

  • Davies, K and Jones, S. (2002) “Confusion: An ambiguous term in A&E practice” Accident and Emergency Nursing. Vol 10. No2, pp87-91.

  • Hill, G and Davies, K. (2002) “Blunt Chest Trauma: A Challenge to Accident and Emergency Nurses” Accident and Emergency Nursing. Vol 10. No 4. pp197-204.

  • Lipp, A. (2002). “A clarification of the interdependence of clinical effectiveness and evidence-based practice.” Journal of Clinical Excellence 4: 217-223.

  • Lipp, A. and P. Edwards (2002). Disposable surgical face masks to prevent surgical wound infection in clean surgery. Systematic Review Cochrane Library. Oxford, Update Software.

  • Lipp, A. and P. Edwards (2002). “Disposable surgical face masks: a systematic review.” Journal of Advanced Perioperative Care 1(2): 41-46.

  • Lipp, A. (2002). “Cochrane’s systematic review: surgical face masks.” Nursing Times 98(38): 56.

  • Lipp, A. (2002). “Theatre Nursing in Portugal.” British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 12(9): 322-325.

  • Lipp, A. and C. Williams (2002). “The implementation of a computerised clinical information system: with a view to care.” Journal of Neonatal Nursing 8(5): 162-165.

  • Somasekar K, ME Foster, P N Haray. (2002) Natural history of diverticular disease: Is there a place for elective colectomy? Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 47(2): 481-484.
  • 2001 Publications


  • Davies, K. Ryall, P & Neale, R. (2001) “An Evaluation of the Personal Safety Training of Doncaster and South Humber Healthcare NHS Trust” The Suzy Lamplugh Trust Research Institute.

  • Davies, K. (2001) “The Hospital Squadron: Kosovo 2001” The Journal of the United Kingdom Combat Service Support Battalion. Jan-June, pp18-19.

  • Edwards, P. and A. Lipp (2001). “Developing a systematic review; trials and tribulations.” British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 11(11): 487-490.

  • Lipp, A. (2001). “Clinical Supervision as Part of Clinical Governance: a Tool of Oppression or Liberation?” Journal of Clinical Excellence 4(4): 203-207.
  • 2000 Publications


  • Cohen, R., L. Hewitt, et al. (2000). Developing Clinical Guidelines for the Nutritional Assessment of Adults in Hospital. Wales, All-Wales Nurse Executive Group.

  • Lipp, A. (2000). “Theatre nursing in Finland.” British Journal of Theatre Nursing 10(9): 458-460.

  • Lipp, A. and P. Osborne (2000). “Clinical Supervision and Clinical Governance: the Art and Science of Bridge Building.” Journal of Clinical Excellence 2(1): 3-8.
  • 1999 Publications and before


  • Cook, R. and A. Lipp (1999). “Systematic Reviews: an Objective Measure of the Evidence?” Journal of Clinical Excellence 1(3): 151-156.

  • Davies, K. & Edwards, L. (1999) “Domestic Violence: A Challenge to Accident and Emergency Nurses” Accident and Emergency Nursing. Vol 7, No 1, pp26-30.

  • Davies, K. and Bricknell, MCM. (1997) “After the Battle” Nursing Times. Vol 93, No 29 pp35-37.

  • Davies, K. and Bricknell, MCM. (1997) “In the Army Now” Welsh National Board: Newyddion. September.

  • Davies, K. (1994) “A Form of Assessment to determine Student Nurses Attitudes to Health Related Issues”. Unpublished Thesis undertaken as a component of MA.

  • Davies, K. (1992) “Fitness is not a Single Simple Attribute” Health Promotion Practice in Nursing Award. Health Promotion Authority for Wales. Cardiff.

  • Davies, K. (1992) “Fitness is not a Single Simple Attribute” Nurse Education News. Autumn. pp10-11.

  • Davies, K. and Hawley, A. (1989) “A Force for Survival” Nursing Times. Vol 85, No 37, pp48-50

  • Haray P N, Achuthan R, Shankar P J (2001) Colorectal subspecialisation in a DGH. The way forward! Colorectal Disease 3: 396-401.

  • Jones, S. and A. Lipp (1999). “Stoma Care: an Evaluation of Practice.” International Journal of Stoma Therapy 19(3): 14-16.

  • Jones, S. & Davies, K. (1999) “The Extended Role of the Nurse: The UK Perspective” International Journal of Nursing Practice. Vol 5, No 4, pp194-198.

  • Lipp, A. (1999). “Implementing clinical effectiveness: a pragmatic approach.” Nursing Times 3(7): 6-7.

  • Lipp, A. (1999). “The new quality agenda: an exploration.” British Journal of Theatre Nursing 9(5): 225-227.

  • Lipp, A. and P. Osborne (1998). Clinical Effectiveness: a Report of the Education and Training Relevant to the Core Skills of Clinical Effectiveness. School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Glamorgan.

  • Lipp, A. (1998). “An enquiry into the combined approach of ethical decision-making in nursing.” Nursing Ethics 5(4): 122-138.

  • Lipp, A. (1998). “Clinical effectiveness: practical suggestions for the new agenda.” British Journal of Theatre Nursing 8(9): 32-34.

  • Lipp, A. (1998). Clinical Effectiveness: a report of the education and training of relevant core skills of clinical effectiveness. Pontypridd, University of Glamorgan.

  • Lipp, A. (1997). “Clinical effectiveness – raising awareness in clinicians.” Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing 1(4): 220.

  • Lipp, A. (1997). “Can theatre nurses ever be fully clinically effective?” British Journal of Theatre Nursing 7(9): 23-24.

  • Lipp, A. (1997). “Systematic reviews.” Nursing Times 1(8): 15.

  • Lipp, A. (1996). “An examination of the view that mental illness is a myth.” Assignment 2(1): 14-22.

  • Lipp, A. (1996). “Theatre Nursing in Germany.” British Journal of Theatre Nursing 5(12): 8-10.

  • Osborne, P. and A. Lipp (1999). “Potentiating Evidence Based Practice Through the Collaborative Utility of Clinical Supervision and Clinical Effectiveness.” Journal of Clinical Excellence 1(3): 175-178.



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