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Research Output 2005 2019

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2019
102 Downloads (Pure)
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Memantine
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Caregivers
Dementia
Practice Guidelines
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
159 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
3 Citations (Scopus)
184 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Self Efficacy
Dementia
Technology
Delivery of Health Care
Pain
3 Citations (Scopus)
157 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Dementia
Nurses
Physicians
Pain
Pain Measurement
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
156 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)
588 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
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Allied Health Personnel
Pain Measurement
Pain Management
Dementia
Pain
7 Citations (Scopus)
3307 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)
892 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Inappropriate Prescribing
Polypharmacy
Dementia
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Research
68 Citations (Scopus)
3144 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)
438 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
12 Citations (Scopus)
Independent Living
dementia
cross-sectional study
Dementia
pain
11 Citations (Scopus)
1607 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
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
84 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
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
95 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

"They come with multiple morbidities": a qualitative assessment of pharmacist prescribing

McCann, L., Lloyd, F., Parsons, C., Gormley, G., Haughey, S., Crealey, G. & Hughes, C., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Interprofessional Care. 26, 2, p. 127-33 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacists
Morbidity
Northern Ireland
Research
Patient Care
2011
16 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial prescribing in Nursing Homes in Northern Ireland: Results of Two Point-Prevalence Surveys

McClean, P., Tunney, M., Gilpin, D., Parsons, C. & Hughes, C., 01 Oct 2011, In : Drugs & Aging. 28 (10), 10, p. 819-829 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northern Ireland
Nursing Homes
Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary Catheterization
Odds Ratio
21 Citations (Scopus)

Cholinesterase Inhibitor and Memantine Use in Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

Parsons, C., Briesacher, B. A., Givens, J. L., Chen, Y. & Tjia, J., Jul 2011, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 59, 7, p. 1253-1259 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Memantine
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Nursing Homes
Dementia
Cohort Studies
15 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacist prescribing in Northern Ireland: a quantitative assessment.

McCann, L., Haughey, S., Parsons, C., Lloyd, F., Crealey, G., Gormley, G. & Hughes, C., Oct 2011, In : International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 33, 5, p. 824-831 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Older People with Dementia in Care Homes: A Retrospective Analysis.

Parsons, C., Johnston, S., Mathie, E., Baron, N., Machen, I., Amador, S. & Goodman, C., 2011, In : Drugs & Aging. X, 2, p. 143-155 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Prescribing for older people in nursing homes: a review of the key issues.

Parsons, C., Lapane, K., Kerse, N. & Hughes, C., Mar 2011, In : International Journal of Older People Nursing. 6(1), 1, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Sedative load of medications prescribed for older people with dementia in care homes

Parsons, C., Haydock, J., Mathie, E., Baron, N., Machen, I., Stevenson, E., Amador, S. & Goodman, C., 2011, In : BMC Geriatrics. 11, 56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Care Services
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Dementia
2010

Antimicrobial consumption in Northern Ireland nursing homes

McClean, P., Hughes, C., Tunney, M., Gilpin, D. & Parsons, C., 01 Jun 2010, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 18, SUPPL. 1, p. 39-40 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)
Vulnerable Populations
Dementia
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Withholding Treatment
Palliative Care
2009
56 Citations (Scopus)

Anti-infective photodynamic biomaterials for the prevention of intraocular lens-associated infectious endophthalmitis

Parsons, C., McCoy, C. P., Gorman, S. P., Jones, D. S., Bell, S., Brady, C. & McGlinchey, S., Feb 2009, In : Biomaterials. 30, 4, p. 597-602 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intraocular lenses
Endophthalmitis
Photosensitizing Agents
Intraocular Lenses
Porphyrins
2007
37 Citations (Scopus)

Novel Porphyrin-Incorporated Hydrogels for Photoactive Intraocular Lens Biomaterials

Brady, C., Bell, S., Parsons, C., Gorman, S., Jones, D. & Mccoy, C. P., 25 Jan 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111, 3, p. 527-534 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intraocular lenses
Hydrogels
Porphyrins
Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
2006
2005
17 Citations (Scopus)
Intraocular lenses
Endophthalmitis
Intraocular Lenses
Cataract
Surgery