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A multiple criteria decision analysis to establish the use cases and candidate point of care tests to enter into a platform trial of multiple in vitro diagnostic point of care tests in the prehospital environment (2024)
Journal Article
Kirby, K., Coggins, J., Gibson, A., Liddiard, C., Moore, T. H., Savović, J., …Body, R. (2024). A multiple criteria decision analysis to establish the use cases and candidate point of care tests to enter into a platform trial of multiple in vitro diagnostic point of care tests in the prehospital environment. NIHR Open Research, 4, Article 29. https://doi.org/10.3310/nihropenres.13580.1

Background There are increasing demands on Emergency Medical Services. More efficient treatment pathways are required to support conveyance decision making and patient referral in prehospital care. Point of Care testing is increasingly available and... Read More about A multiple criteria decision analysis to establish the use cases and candidate point of care tests to enter into a platform trial of multiple in vitro diagnostic point of care tests in the prehospital environment.

How do emergency department staff respond to behaviour that challenges displayed by people living with dementia? A mixed-methods study (2023)
Journal Article
Goodwin, L., Liddiard, C., Manning, S., Benger, J. R., Benger, J., Carlton, E., …Voss, S. (2023). How do emergency department staff respond to behaviour that challenges displayed by people living with dementia? A mixed-methods study. BMJ Open, 13(8), Article e075022. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-075022

Objectives: To investigate staff experiences of, and approaches to behaviour that challenges displayed by patients with dementia in the emergency department (ED). Behaviour that challenges is defined as ‘actions that detract from the well-being of in... Read More about How do emergency department staff respond to behaviour that challenges displayed by people living with dementia? A mixed-methods study.

Paramedic use of the ‘gold standards framework proactive identification guidance’ in screening patients for end of life: A mixed methods study with explanatory sequential design (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kirby, K., Liddiard, C., Black, S., Diaper, A., Goodwin, L., Pocock, L., …Benger, J. (2023, June). Paramedic use of the ‘gold standards framework proactive identification guidance’ in screening patients for end of life: A mixed methods study with explanatory sequential design. Poster presented at 999 EMS research forum annual conference, The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Manchester Piccadilly

Background The role of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) in End of Life (EOL) is often overlooked. The Gold Standards Framework Proactive Identification Guidance (GSFPIG) is an evidence-based screening tool to identify patients nearing EOL. We c... Read More about Paramedic use of the ‘gold standards framework proactive identification guidance’ in screening patients for end of life: A mixed methods study with explanatory sequential design.

Benefits of realist evaluation for rapidly changing health service delivery (2022)
Journal Article
Jagosh, J., Stott, H., Halls, S., Thomas, R., Liddiard, C., Cupples, M., …Walsh, N. E. (2022). Benefits of realist evaluation for rapidly changing health service delivery. BMJ Open, 12(7), e060347. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-060347

Realist evaluation is a methodology that addresses the questions: 'what works, for whom, in which circumstances, and how?'. In this approach, programme theories are developed and tested against available evidence. However, when complex interventions... Read More about Benefits of realist evaluation for rapidly changing health service delivery.