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Open to PhD applications in the field of medicines use and optimisation in palliative, hospice and end of life care.

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019
106 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Memantine
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Caregivers
Dementia
Practice Guidelines

Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Training Needs of Hospice Medical and Nursing Staff

O'Kane, R., Black, C. & Parsons, C., 21 May 2019, p. 355-355. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing
Nursing Staff
Medical Staff
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Hospices
Open Access
Caregivers
Parkinson Disease
Medication Adherence
Therapeutics
Self Care

Service evaluation of the Medicines Optimisation in Older People (MOOP) service in the acute care setting

Saeed, D., Miller, R., Darcy, C. M., Miller, K., Madden, K., Doherty, L., Ferris, T., Armstrong, L., Alcorn, M. & Parsons, C., 08 Nov 2019, (Accepted).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

The Medicines Optimisation in Older People (MOOP) service for frail older people in acute care: an evaluation

Saeed, D., Miller, R., Darcy, C. M., Miller, K., Madden, K., Doherty, L., Ferris, T., Armstrong, L., Alcorn, M. & Parsons, C., 24 Oct 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)

A qualitative exploration of proxy decision makers’ expectations of prescribed medications for people with advanced dementia

McCloskey, B., Hughes, C. & Parsons, C., 01 Jun 2018, In : Palliative Medicine. 32, 6, p. 1114-1123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Proxy
Dementia
Patient Care Planning
Decision Making
Uncertainty
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development of Telementoring to Enhance Assessment and Management of Pain in Advanced Dementia (TEAM Pain AD) teleECHO© Clinics for Healthcare Professionals in Primary, Secondary, Nursing Home and Hospice Settings

De Witt Jansen, B., Brazil, K., Passmore, P., Buchanan, H., Maxwell, D., McIlfatrick, S., Morgan, S., Watson, M. & Parsons, C., 01 May 2018, In : Palliative Medicine. 32, 1_suppl, p. 257 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Evaluation of an integrated approach for delivery of an extemporaneous dispensing course

McCague, P., Brooks, S., Belaid, L., Gray, A., Hughes, F., McPhillips, H., Overell, A., Parsons, C. & Donnelly, R., 25 Jun 2018, In : Pharmacy Education. 18, 1, p. 241 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
186 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Self Efficacy
Dementia
Technology
Delivery of Health Care
Pain
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Caregivers
Neoplasms
Interviews
Northern Ireland
Pharmacists
Palliative Care
Pharmacists
Interviews
Neoplasms
Caregivers
Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Dementia
Nurses
Physicians
Pain
Pain Measurement
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
157 Downloads (Pure)

Antimicrobial Use in Patients with Dementia: Current Concerns and Future Recommendations

Parsons, C. & van der Steen, J. T., Jun 2017, In : CNS Drugs. 31, 6, p. 433-438 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dementia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Patient Care Planning
Infection
Advance Care Planning
16 Citations (Scopus)
595 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring healthcare assistants' role and experience in pain assessment and management for people with advanced dementia towards the end of life: a qualitative study

De Witt Jansen, B., Brazil, K., Passmore, P., Buchanan, H., Maxwell, D., McIlfatrick, S. J., Morgan, S. M., Watson, M. & Parsons, C., 2017, In : BMC palliative care. 16, 11 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Allied Health Personnel
Pain Measurement
Pain Management
Dementia
Pain
7 Citations (Scopus)
3319 Downloads (Pure)

Nurses' experiences of pain management for people with advanced dementia approaching the end of life: a qualitative study

De Witt Jansen, B., Brazil, K., Passmore, P., Buchanan, H., Maxwell, D., Mcilfatrick, S. J., Morgan, S. M., Watson, M. & Parsons, C., 05 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 26, 9-10, p. 1234-1244 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pain Management
Dementia
Nurses
Nursing Homes
Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing
20 Citations (Scopus)
893 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Inappropriate Prescribing
Polypharmacy
Dementia
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Research
69 Citations (Scopus)
3204 Downloads (Pure)

STOPPFrail [Screening Tool of Older Persons Prescriptions in Frail adults with limited life expectancy]: Consensus validation

Hanora Lavan, A., Gallagher, P., Parsons, C. & O'Mahony, D., 24 Jan 2017, In : Age and Ageing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Life Expectancy
Prescriptions
Consensus
5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Memantine
3 Citations (Scopus)
442 Downloads (Pure)

“There’s a Catch-22”. The complexities of pain management for people with advanced dementia nearing the end of life: a qualitative exploration of physicians’ perspectives

De Witt Jansen, B., Brazil, K., Passmore, P., Buchanan, H., Maxwell, D., McIlfatrick, S. J., Morgan, S. M., Watson, M. & Parsons, C., 01 Sep 2017, In : Palliative Medicine. 31 , 8, p. 734-742 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pain Management
Dementia
Physicians
Palliative Care
Hospice Care
2016
169 Downloads (Pure)

"A Tool Doesn't Add Anything" Physicians' Perceptions and Use of Pain Assessment Tools with People with Advanced Dementia Approaching the End of Life

De Witt Jansen, B., Brazil, K., Passmore, A., Buchanan, H., Maxwell, D., McIlfatrick, S., Morgan, S., Watson, M. & Parsons, C., Jun 2016, In : Palliative Medicine. 30, 6, p. NP37 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Open Access
File
13 Citations (Scopus)
Independent Living
dementia
cross-sectional study
Dementia
pain
26 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

"I Don't Need a Piece of Paper with Scores to Tell Me that Somebody's in Pain and I Need to Do Something about it". Nurses' and Healthcare Assistants' Perspectives on and Use of Pain Assessment Tools with People Dying with Advanced Dementia

De Witt Jansen, B., Brazil, K., Passmore, A., Buchanan, H., Maxwell, D., McIlfatrick, S., Morgan, S., Watson, M. & Parsons, C., Jun 2016, In : Palliative Medicine. 30, 6, p. NP45-NP46 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Open Access
File

STOPPFrail (Screening Tool of Older Persons Prescriptions in Frail Adults with Limited Life Expectancy): Consensus Validation

Lavan, A., Gallagher, P., Parsons, C. & O'Mahony, D., 02 Oct 2016, In : Age and Ageing. 45, S2, p. 3 1 p., 065.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Life Expectancy
Prescriptions
Consensus
5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Memantine
12 Citations (Scopus)
1617 Downloads (Pure)

Withdrawal of Antidementia Drugs in Older People: Who, When and How?

Parsons, C., Aug 2016, In : Drugs & Aging. 33, 8, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Memantine
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Pharmaceutical Preparations
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors
Health Care Costs
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

A patient perspective of pharmacist prescribing: 'crossing the specialisms-crossing the illnesses'

Mccann, L. M., Haughey, S. L., Parsons, C., Lloyd, F., Crealey, G., Gormley, G. J. & Hughes, C. M., 01 Feb 2015, In : Health Expectations. 18, 1, p. 58-68 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacists
Focus Groups
Northern Ireland
Qualitative Research
Patient Care
11 Citations (Scopus)
210 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Feasibility Studies
Dementia
Consensus
Nursing Homes
Northern Ireland
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

An audit of drug shortages in a community pharmacy practice

Costelloe, E. M., Guinane, M., Nugent, F., Halley, O. & Parsons, C., Jun 2014, In : Irish journal of medical science. 184, 2, p. 435-440 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacies
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Costs and Cost Analysis
Drug Costs
Observational Studies
22 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of factors that influence physician decision making regarding medication use in patients with dementia at the end of life

Parsons, C., McCorry, N., Murphy, K., Byrne, S., O'Sullivan, D., O'Mahony, D., Passmore, P., Patterson, S. & Hughes, C., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 29, 3, p. 281-290

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Decision Making
Physicians
Northern Ireland
Ireland
15 Citations (Scopus)
Home Care Services
Dementia
Pain
Pain Management
Analgesics
20 Citations (Scopus)

Using debate to teach pharmacy students about ethical issues

Hanna, L-A., Barry, J., Donnelly, R., Hughes, F., Jones, D., Laverty, G., Parsons, C. & Ryan, C., 17 Apr 2014, In : American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 78, 3, p. 1-8 8 p., 57.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacy Students
Ethics
Students
Teaching
Education
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)
Pharmacy Students
Terminal Care
Nursing Students
Mental Competency
Dementia

Administering medications to nursing home residents with dementia: a qualitative study

De Witt Jansen, B., Parsons, C. & Hughes, C., 2013, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 21 , S2, p. 43-44 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

52 Citations (Scopus)

A prevalence study of potentially inappropriate prescribing in Irish long-term care residents

O'Sullivan, D. P., O'Mahony, D., Parsons, C., Hughes, C., Murphy, K., Patterson, S. & Byrne, S., Jan 2013, In : Drugs & Aging. 30, 1, p. 39-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inappropriate Prescribing
Long-Term Care
Cross-Sectional Studies
Potentially Inappropriate Medication List
Odds Ratio
6 Citations (Scopus)
Students
examination
Aptitude
pharmacist
Pharmacists
21 Citations (Scopus)
Cachexia
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
85 Citations (Scopus)

Studies to Reduce Unnecessary Medication Use in Frail Older Adults: A Systematic Review

Tjia, J., Velten, S. J., Parsons, C., Valluri, S. & Briesacher, B. A., May 2013, In : Drugs & Aging. 30, 5, p. 285-307

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frail Elderly
Hospice Care
Bibliography
Nursing Homes
Palliative Care
19 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial prescribing in residential homes.

McClean, P., Tunney, M., Gilpin, D., Parsons, C. & Hughes, C., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 67, 7, p. 1781-1790 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northern Ireland
Referral and Consultation
Cross-Sectional Studies
Fusidic Acid
Home Nursing

Design of an OSCE-type assessment to evaluate dispensing skills in a science-based pharmacy undergraduate class

Hughes, F., Barry, J., Belaid, L., Cassidy, C., Hanna, L-A., McCague, P., McPhillips, H., Overell, A., Parsons, C. & Donnelly, R., 2012, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 20, S2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

5 Citations (Scopus)

Infection control and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decolonization: the perspective of nursing home staff

McClean, P., Tunney, M., Parsons, C., Gilpin, D., Baldwin, N. & Hughes, C., Aug 2012, In : The Journal of hospital infection. 81, 4, p. 264-9 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin
Nursing Staff
Infection Control
Nursing Homes
Staphylococcus aureus