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Antibiotic prescribing (2024)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2024). Antibiotic prescribing. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 6(5), 190-193. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2024.6.5.190

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing in patients with allergic rhinitis (2024)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2024). Prescribing in patients with allergic rhinitis. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 6(4), 148-149. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2024.6.4.148

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing in patients with diabetes (2024)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2024). Prescribing in patients with diabetes. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 6(3), 102-103. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2024.6.3.102

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Anticipatory prescribing (2024)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2024). Anticipatory prescribing. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 6(2), 60-61. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2024.6.2.60

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis therapy (2024)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2024). Prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis therapy. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 6(1), 12-14. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2024.6.1.12

Last month, the research round-up provided you with an overview of articles looking at the issue of prescribing cascades. This month we will investigate the prescribing of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) therapy for the prevention of HIV infection. T... Read More about Prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis therapy.

Prescribing cascades (2023)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2023). Prescribing cascades. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 5(12), 498-499. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2023.5.12.498

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Nurse prescribing: a global perspective (2023)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2023). Nurse prescribing: a global perspective. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 5(10), 408-409. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2023.5.10.408

Last month, the research round-up provided you with an overview of articles looking at prescribing in atrial fibrillation. This month, we are going to look at prescribing in countries outside of the UK, to gain a more global perspective on nurse pres... Read More about Nurse prescribing: a global perspective.

Anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation (2023)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2023). Anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 5(9), 364-365. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2023.5.9.364

Last month, the research round-up provided you with an overview of articles looking at issues in the areas of rheumatology. This month we are looking at prescribing in atrial fibrillation. The first article looks at managing the condition in primary... Read More about Anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation.

Examining sustainable practice in prescribing (2023)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2023). Examining sustainable practice in prescribing. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 5(5), 188-189. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2023.5.5.188

Last month, the research roundup provided you with an overview of articles looking at prescribing in a young population. This month, we look at the emerging concept of green and sustainable prescribing. The first article examines barriers to green in... Read More about Examining sustainable practice in prescribing.

Examining prescribing in children and adolescents (2023)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2023). Examining prescribing in children and adolescents. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 5(4), 144-145. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2023.5.4.144

Last month's research roundup provided an overview of articles examining the complex issues encountered when prescribing medication during pregnancy (Robertson, 2023). This month, we will review a range of articles that focus on prescribing medicatio... Read More about Examining prescribing in children and adolescents.

Prescribing in the homeless population (2023)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2023). Prescribing in the homeless population. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 5(1), 12-13. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2023.5.1.12

Last month, the research roundup provided you with an overview of articles looking at concerning deprescribing (Robertson, 2022). This month, we will review articles looking at prescribing in the homeless population. The first article looks at prescr... Read More about Prescribing in the homeless population.

Polypharmacy and the older adult (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Polypharmacy and the older adult. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(11), 478-479. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.11.478

Last month's research roundup provided you with an overview of articles looking at the role and remit of physiotherapist prescribers (Robertson, 2022). This month, we will be reviewing articles concerning polypharmacy and the older adult. The first a... Read More about Polypharmacy and the older adult.

Podiatrist's prescribing practice (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Podiatrist's prescribing practice. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(10), 426-427. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.10.426

Last month's research roundup provided an overview of articles assessing the role and remit of physiotherapist prescribers (Robertson, 2022). This month, we will review papers concerning podiatrists and their prescribing practice. The first is a revi... Read More about Podiatrist's prescribing practice.

Prescribing in alcohol use disorders (2022)
Other
Robertson, D. (2022). Prescribing in alcohol use disorders. Journal of Prescribing Practice

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing uses of botulinum toxin (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Prescribing uses of botulinum toxin. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(6), 242-243. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.6.242

Last month the research roundup provided you with an overview of articles that reported on some issues, barriers, and challenges in prescribing practice (Robertson, 2022). This month, we will be reviewing articles looking at the many and varied uses... Read More about Prescribing uses of botulinum toxin.

Challenges in prescribing practice (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Challenges in prescribing practice. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(5), 188-189. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.5.188

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing in hypertension (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Prescribing in hypertension. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(4), 144-145. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.4.144

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Sexual and reproductive health prescribing (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Sexual and reproductive health prescribing. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(3), 100-101. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.3.100

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing for respiratory disease (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Prescribing for respiratory disease. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(2), 56-58. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.2.56

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Impact of non-medical prescribing (2022)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2022). Impact of non-medical prescribing. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(1), 12-13. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2022.4.1.12

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Electronic prescribing (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Electronic prescribing. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(12), 478-479. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.12.478

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Analgesia prescribing in primary care (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Analgesia prescribing in primary care. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(10), 390-391. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.10.390

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(8), 302-303. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.8.302

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided.

Polypharmacy and multimorbidity (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Polypharmacy and multimorbidity. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(6), 216-217. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.6.216

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Helping people to help themselves : the development and evaluation of a non-clinical, peer-supported eTherapy model in the management of anxiety and depression in adults (2021)
Thesis
Lidbetter, N. Helping people to help themselves : the development and evaluation of a non-clinical, peer-supported eTherapy model in the management of anxiety and depression in adults. (Thesis). University of Salford

eTherapy interventions have widened access to evidence-based psychological therapies, particularly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) since their introduction to primary care mental health services over a decade ago. Whilst the effectiveness of eT... Read More about Helping people to help themselves : the development and evaluation of a non-clinical, peer-supported eTherapy model in the management of anxiety and depression in adults.

Treatment advances in mental health (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Treatment advances in mental health. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(5), 170-171. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.5.170

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Antimicrobial prescribing in SARS-CoV-2 (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Antimicrobial prescribing in SARS-CoV-2. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(4), 136-137. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.4.136

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided.

Prescribing issues in the COVID-19 pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Prescribing issues in the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(3), 102-103. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.3.102

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Managing diabetes care in the COVID-19 pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Managing diabetes care in the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(2), 56-57. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.2.56

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Remote healthcare in the COVID-19 pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2021). Remote healthcare in the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 3(1), 14-15. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2021.3.1.14

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

End-of-life care in a global pandemic (2020)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2020). End-of-life care in a global pandemic. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 2(11), 568-569. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2020.2.11.568

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Prescribing in end of life care (2020)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2020). Prescribing in end of life care. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 2(10), 530-531. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2020.2.10.530

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided

Opioid drugs : a high risk prescribing area? (2020)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2020). Opioid drugs : a high risk prescribing area?. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 2(9), 480-481. https://doi.org/10.12968/jprp.2020.2.9.480

Deborah Robertson provides an overview of recently published articles that may be of interest to non-medical prescribers. Should you wish to look at any of the papers in more detail, a full reference is provided.

Pharmacology and prescribing in anxiety (2018)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2018). Pharmacology and prescribing in anxiety. Nurse Prescribing, 16(11), 497-499. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2018.16.11.562

In this article in the series of ‘bite sized’ pharmacology, we will look at the pharmacological actions of drugs used in the management of anxiety disorders. This article will outline the categories of anxiety disorder and pharmacological interventio... Read More about Pharmacology and prescribing in anxiety.

Pharmacology and prescribing in hypertension (2018)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2018). Pharmacology and prescribing in hypertension. Nurse Prescribing, 16(10), 396-398. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2018.16.10.497

In this article in the series of ‘bite sized’ pharmacology, we will look at the pharmacological actions of drugs used in the management of hypertension. This article will outline the issues and areas of intervention required in hypertension with refe... Read More about Pharmacology and prescribing in hypertension.

Prescribing in pregnancy and breastfeeding (2018)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2018). Prescribing in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Nurse Prescribing, 16(6), https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2018.16.6.292

This article will look at the pharmacological considerations when prescribing for the pregnant or breastfeeding patient. It will illustrate the common issues to consider when prescribing in these groups. Focus will be on pharmacokinetics and pharmaco... Read More about Prescribing in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Prescribing for the ageing patient (2018)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2018). Prescribing for the ageing patient. Nurse Prescribing, 16(5), 238-240. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2018.16.5.238

There are many considerations that need to be made when prescribing for the ageing patient. This article will illustrate the common issues when prescribing for the over-65 population. Focus will be on pharmacokinetics and the four processes that occu... Read More about Prescribing for the ageing patient.

Drugs used in respiratory conditions (2017)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2017). Drugs used in respiratory conditions. Nurse Prescribing, 15(11), 563-566. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.11.563

In this article our ‘bite sized’ pharmacology series, we will look at the pharmacological actions of drugs used in respiratory conditions. This article will illustrate the common therapeutic interventions in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary d... Read More about Drugs used in respiratory conditions.

Side effects and adverse drug reactions (2017)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2017). Side effects and adverse drug reactions. Nurse Prescribing, 15(10), 512-514. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.10.512

This article will look at the pharmacological aspects surrounding side effects of drugs, adverse drug reactions and the key differences between the two. It will also touch on the concept of drug ‘allergy’ and its meaning from a pharmacological perspe... Read More about Side effects and adverse drug reactions.

Drug disposition, bioavailability and efficacy (2017)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2017). Drug disposition, bioavailability and efficacy. Nurse Prescribing, 15(8), 409-411. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.8.409

In this article, we will look at the concepts of drug disposition, bioavailability and efficacy. Drug distribution can be defined as getting a drug into its appropriate position in the body at an appropriate concentration. This is represented by phar... Read More about Drug disposition, bioavailability and efficacy.

Agonistic and antagonistic drug action (2017)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2017). Agonistic and antagonistic drug action. Nurse Prescribing, 15(7), 356-358. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.7.356

In this article in the series of ‘bite sized’ pharmacology, we will look at the concepts of agonism and antagonism with regards to drug action. These pharmacodynamic actions affect how a drug acts at its target site and the body's response to the dru... Read More about Agonistic and antagonistic drug action.

Drug action: The therapeutic effect (2017)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2017). Drug action: The therapeutic effect. Nurse Prescribing, 15(5), 253-255. https://doi.org/10.12968/npre.2017.15.5.253

In this article in the series of ‘bite sized’ pharmacology, we will look at the concept of drug action—the therapeutic effect of the medications we give. It is important that prescribers are aware of factors that can affect drug action and the time-t... Read More about Drug action: The therapeutic effect.

Uses, interactions and side effects of aspirin in older people (2013)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. (2013). Uses, interactions and side effects of aspirin in older people. Nursing and Residential Care, 15(5), 263-266. https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2013.15.5.263

Aspirin's longevity as a therapeutic medicine can be attributed to its effectiveness and multiplicity of uses. Deborah Robertson advises that this drug, despite its versatility, must be used with caution, particularly in the elderly population

Influence of 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine lesions of the rat fornix—fimbria and cingulum bundles on spontaneous activity in an aversive maze (2008)
Journal Article
Robertson, D., Beattie, J., Reid, I., & Balfour, D. (2008). Influence of 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine lesions of the rat fornix—fimbria and cingulum bundles on spontaneous activity in an aversive maze. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 22(3), 285-289. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269881107083841

Exposure to aversive environmental stimuli stimulates the serotonergic neurones that project to the forebrain and inhibit spontaneous activity when studied in a simple maze. This study explored the putative role of the principal 5-hydroxytryptamine (... Read More about Influence of 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine lesions of the rat fornix—fimbria and cingulum bundles on spontaneous activity in an aversive maze.

The effect of stress on the expression of the amyloid precursor protein in rat brain (2007)
Journal Article
Sayer, R., Robertson, D., J.K. Balfour, D., C. Breen, K., & A. Stewart, C. (2008). The effect of stress on the expression of the amyloid precursor protein in rat brain. Neuroscience Letters, 431(6), 197-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2007.11.032

The abnormal processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) is a pivotal event in the development of the unique pathology that defines Alzheimer's disease (AD). Stress, and the associated increase in corticosteroids, appear to accelerate brain age... Read More about The effect of stress on the expression of the amyloid precursor protein in rat brain.

Behavioural and neurochemical responses evoked by repeated exposure to an elevated open platform (2006)
Journal Article
Storey, J., Robertson, D., Beattie, J., Reid, I., Mitchell, S., & Balfour, D. (2006). Behavioural and neurochemical responses evoked by repeated exposure to an elevated open platform. Behavioural Brain Research, 166(2), 220-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2005.08.002

Increased psychophysiological resistance to chronic stress has been related to increased 5-HT release in the dorsal hippocampus. This study investigated the changes in 5-HT release and turnover in the hippocampus evoked by acute and repeated exposure... Read More about Behavioural and neurochemical responses evoked by repeated exposure to an elevated open platform.

Regulation of corticosteroid receptors in the rat brain: the role of serotonin and stress (2005)
Journal Article
Robertson, D. A. F., Beattie, J. E., Reid, I. C., & Balfour, D. J. K. (2005). Regulation of corticosteroid receptors in the rat brain: the role of serotonin and stress. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21(6), 1511-1520. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2005.03990.x

It has been suggested that physiological resistance to repeated stress is associated with increased 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) release in the dorsal hippocampus and that dysregulation of this neuroadaptation may be implicated in the psychopathology o... Read More about Regulation of corticosteroid receptors in the rat brain: the role of serotonin and stress.

Expression of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase in Cultured Smooth Muscle Cells from Rat Mesenteric Lymphatic Vessels (2004)
Journal Article
Robertson, D., Hughes, G., & Lyles, G. (2004). Expression of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase in Cultured Smooth Muscle Cells from Rat Mesenteric Lymphatic Vessels. Microcirculation, 11(6), 503-515. https://doi.org/10.1080/10739680490476321

Objective: The objective was to devise a method for establishing cultures of rat mesenteric lymphatic vessel smooth muscle cells (LSMC) and to investigate if inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) expression could be activated in LSMC treated with ba... Read More about Expression of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase in Cultured Smooth Muscle Cells from Rat Mesenteric Lymphatic Vessels.