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  • The Experiences of Irish Nurse Lecturers Role Transition from Clinician to Educator 

    Dempsey, Laura (2007)
    Described in this study are the experiences of six clinical nurses in Ireland who have transi-tioned to the role of nurse lecturer. Semi-structured interviews were used to gather data from these novice nurse lecturers. ...
  • Oral formulations of fentanyl products and the benefit of their use in breakthrough cancer pain 

    Handsaker, Scott; Dempsey, Laura; Fabby, Carole (Mark Allen Group, 2015-04-22)
    Pain is one of the most common symptoms that palliative care teams face on a daily basis, affecting up to 70% of people with a malignancy (Soden et al, 2010) and significantly impacting on a patients quality of life (QoL) ...
  • Providing care for a person with late-stage dementia at home: What are carers' experiences? 

    Dempsey, Laura; Dowling, Maura; Larkin, Philip; Murphy, Kathy (SAGE Publications, 2018-05-10)
    Background It is widely reported that carers who provide care for a family member with dementia endure physical and psychological burdens. Not only do they fulfil an important role for the person with dementia but also ...
  • Sensitive interviewing in qualitative research 

    Dempsey, Laura; Dowling, Maura; Larkin, Philip; Murphy, Kathy (Wiley, 2016-07-19)
    In this paper we focus on important considerations when planning and conducting qualitative interviews on sensitive topics. Drawing on experiences of conducting interviews with dementia caregivers, a framework of essential ...
  • The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia 

    Dempsey, Laura; Dowling, Maura; Larkin, Philip; Murphy, Kathy (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
    An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...