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A non-faradaic impedimetric biosensor for monitoring of caspase 9 in mammalian cell culture (2023)
Journal Article
Chen, B., Kiely, J., Luxton, R., & Williams, I. (2023). A non-faradaic impedimetric biosensor for monitoring of caspase 9 in mammalian cell culture. Bioelectrochemistry, 153, Article 108456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioelechem.2023.108456

Lower yields and poorer quality of biopharmaceutical products result from cell death in bioreactors. Such cell death is commonly associated with programmed cell death or apoptosis. During apoptosis, caspases are activated and cause a cascade of event... Read More about A non-faradaic impedimetric biosensor for monitoring of caspase 9 in mammalian cell culture.

The effect of infant feeding methods and non-nutritive sucking behaviours on speech sound development at age five years (2022)
Thesis
Burr, S. The effect of infant feeding methods and non-nutritive sucking behaviours on speech sound development at age five years. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9504023

Children with speech sound disorders (SSD) constitute the largest population of referrals to speech and language therapy (SLT) services (Broomfield & Dodd, 2004). This study aims to identify potential early risk factors for SSD at the critical ages o... Read More about The effect of infant feeding methods and non-nutritive sucking behaviours on speech sound development at age five years.

Improving the Emergency Medical Service recognition and response for patients who are at imminent risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (2022)
Thesis
Kirby, K. Improving the Emergency Medical Service recognition and response for patients who are at imminent risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9030811

Current international guidelines and the associated “chain of survival” emphasise the recognition of critically unwell patients in the community followed by an efficient response in the hope of preventing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which occurs... Read More about Improving the Emergency Medical Service recognition and response for patients who are at imminent risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

“I identified as a rugby player…now I’m a Dad”: Fathers’ experiences of physical activity in the postnatal period (2022)
Thesis
Holley, S. “I identified as a rugby player…now I’m a Dad”: Fathers’ experiences of physical activity in the postnatal period. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9013027

Abstract Background: Fatherhood is a significant life event that has the potential to impact fathers’ wellbeing and mental health. However, fathers’ experiences have been largely neglected in research and there remains a lack of awareness of pater... Read More about “I identified as a rugby player…now I’m a Dad”: Fathers’ experiences of physical activity in the postnatal period.

Testing the theory of self-determination as a predictor of quality of life in neurological conditions in long-term care (2022)
Thesis
McCourt, K. Testing the theory of self-determination as a predictor of quality of life in neurological conditions in long-term care. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7743362

Self-determination theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 2008; Ryan & Deci, 2017) provides a framework for intervention development by setting out a comprehensive approach to motivation and health behaviour through its theory and measurement of autonomy, perceiv... Read More about Testing the theory of self-determination as a predictor of quality of life in neurological conditions in long-term care.

Improving physical activity and movement skill competency in Gloucestershire’s key stage two children (2022)
Thesis
Cline, A. Improving physical activity and movement skill competency in Gloucestershire’s key stage two children. (Thesis). University of West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/8040207

Sport England’s ‘Active Lives, Children and Young People’ survey for the academic year 2019 to 2020 identified that 66% of children in England aged between 5 and 18 were not meeting the recommended amount of physical activity. In addition to low leve... Read More about Improving physical activity and movement skill competency in Gloucestershire’s key stage two children.

Partnerships of prevention: Beyond regulation (2022)
Book Chapter
Turner, E. (2022). Partnerships of prevention: Beyond regulation. In J. Stewart, & R. Moffatt (Eds.), Regulating the Privately Rented Housing Sector: Evidence into Practice. London: Routledge

The public health agenda provided new impetus and opportunities to tackle health inequalities and a framework for revisiting policy and practice in the PRS to deliver better health outcomes. However, the national picture is erratic, and the extent to... Read More about Partnerships of prevention: Beyond regulation.

Morir es un Alivio (2021)
Book
Garcia-Reyes, K. (2021). Morir es un Alivio. Planeta

Dying is a Relief is a new book by Dr. Karina García Reyes based on interviews conducted with men who previously worked in various roles for criminal groups in Mexico (original title in Spanish: Morir es un Alivio, Planeta, 2021).

Withdrawing treatment for children and young people: Decision-making experiences of health professionals (2020)
Thesis
Abdin, S. Withdrawing treatment for children and young people: Decision-making experiences of health professionals. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5994780

Background: The decision to withdraw or withhold treatment from children can be a complex and emotional decision-making process for everyone who is involved. With the complexity of decision-making in paediatric medicine ever increasing due to an incr... Read More about Withdrawing treatment for children and young people: Decision-making experiences of health professionals.

Debunking the Narco myth (2020)
Digital Artefact
Garcia-Reyes, K. (2020). Debunking the Narco myth. [UC San Diego’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies]

Who is a narco? The details may vary, but our mental image is usually very similar. We picture a young man, working class, non-white, poorly educated, festooned in a cowboy hat or other flamboyant outfit. In this, the entertainment industry has done... Read More about Debunking the Narco myth.

Women’s experience of traumatic childbirth: An interpretative phenomenological analysis (2020)
Thesis
Sandercombe, C. Women’s experience of traumatic childbirth: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5935908

Background It has long been recognised that women may experience trauma as part of the birth process. Up to half of women worldwide report their birth as traumatic, therefore further investigation is a priority. Previous research has focused on wome... Read More about Women’s experience of traumatic childbirth: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.

How can approaches aimed at preventing Female Genital Mutilation be improved and developed using participatory methods with second-generation young people in the UK? (2020)
Thesis
Ali, S. How can approaches aimed at preventing Female Genital Mutilation be improved and developed using participatory methods with second-generation young people in the UK?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/3221462

Background: There is considerable interest in Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at global level, and within the United Nations Development Programme Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), goal 5.3 aims to eliminate all harmful practices, including reduc... Read More about How can approaches aimed at preventing Female Genital Mutilation be improved and developed using participatory methods with second-generation young people in the UK?.

Negotiating an alcoholic identity within the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve-Step recovery model: A narrative inquiry (2020)
Thesis
Rankine, J. Negotiating an alcoholic identity within the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve-Step recovery model: A narrative inquiry. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/4971609

Although the only requirement for membership to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a desire to stop drinking, the claiming of an alcoholic identity is perceived to be the first step towards recovery within the AA Twelve-Step model. US based literature has... Read More about Negotiating an alcoholic identity within the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve-Step recovery model: A narrative inquiry.

Violence within: Understanding the use of violent practices among Mexican drug traffickers (2019)
Working Paper
Garcia-Reyes, K. Violence within: Understanding the use of violent practices among Mexican drug traffickers

This paper provides first-hand data regarding the perpetrators’ perspectives about their engagement in practices of drug trafficking-related violence in Mexico such as murder, kidnapping, and torture. Drawing on the life stories of thirty-three form... Read More about Violence within: Understanding the use of violent practices among Mexican drug traffickers.

Prevalence of Carbapenemase Producing Organisms in East London, UK. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Henderson, J., Ciesielczuk, H., & Nelson, S. (2019, September). Prevalence of Carbapenemase Producing Organisms in East London, UK. Poster presented at IBMS Congress 2019, Birmingham

Carbapenemases are enzymes, produced by an array of common Gram-negative organisms, which hydrolyse the carbapenem antibiotics, conferring resistance [1]. The main protagonists are the “big five” carbapenemases, KPC, OXA-48, IMP, VIM and NDM, which h... Read More about Prevalence of Carbapenemase Producing Organisms in East London, UK..

Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment (2019)
Thesis
Von Vopelius-Feldt, J. Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/2066576

Background Prehospital critical care has the potential to improve the currently low survival rates following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In some areas of the United Kingdom, prehospital critical care teams are dispatched to OHCA, while in... Read More about Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment.

Kneeling ability after total knee replacement (2019)
Journal Article
Wylde, V., Artz, N., Howells, N., & Blom, A. W. (2019). Kneeling ability after total knee replacement. EFORT Open Reviews, 4(7), 460-467. https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.4.180085

Kneeling ability is consistently the poorest patient-rated outcome after total knee replacement (TKR), with 60–80% of patients reporting difficulty kneeling or an inability to kneel

Effect of group-based outpatient physical therapy on function after total knee replacement: Results from a multicenter randomized controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Lenguerrand, E., Artz, N., Marques, E., Gooberman-Hill, R., Sanderson, E., Lewis, K., …Wylde, V. (2020). Effect of group-based outpatient physical therapy on function after total knee replacement: Results from a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Arthritis Care and Research, 72(6), 768-777. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23909

Arthritis Care & Research published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of American College of Rheumatology. Objective: To evaluate the long-term clinical effectiveness of a novel group-based outpatient physical therapy (PT) following total knee r... Read More about Effect of group-based outpatient physical therapy on function after total knee replacement: Results from a multicenter randomized controlled trial.