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The RNA revolution and cancer (2024)
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Dlamini, Z., Ladomery, M., & Kahraman, A. (2024). The RNA revolution and cancer. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 15, Article 1422599. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2024.1422599

RNA biology has revolutionized cancer understanding and treatment, especially in endocrine-related malignancies. This editorial highlights RNA's crucial role in cancer progression, emphasizing its influence on tumor heterogeneity and behavior. Proces... Read More about The RNA revolution and cancer.

Anticancer effects of the Novel Pyrazolyl-Urea GeGe-3 (2024)
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Williams, A., Cooper, E., Clark, B., Perry, L., Ponassi, M., Iervasi, E., …Ladomery, M. (2024). Anticancer effects of the Novel Pyrazolyl-Urea GeGe-3. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 25(10), Article 5380. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms25105380

In a screen of over 200 novel pyrazole compounds, ethyl 1-(2-hydroxypentyl)-5-(3-(3- (trifluoromethyl) phenyl)ureido)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxylate (named GeGe-3) has emerged as a potential anticancer compound. GeGe-3 displays potent anti-angiogenic pr... Read More about Anticancer effects of the Novel Pyrazolyl-Urea GeGe-3.

Curating salutogenic spaces in post-pandemic hybrid work environments: A photo-elicitation qualitative study (2024)
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McClean, S., Shortt, H., von Bulow, C., & Pike, G. (in press). Curating salutogenic spaces in post-pandemic hybrid work environments: A photo-elicitation qualitative study. Wellbeing, Space and Society,

This article investigates the lived experience of hybrid working and the impact this has on knowledge workers’ psychosocial health and wellbeing. Specifically, we focus on how the workplace can promote or hinder wellbeing and how hybrid working is ex... Read More about Curating salutogenic spaces in post-pandemic hybrid work environments: A photo-elicitation qualitative study.

Developing emotional preparedness and mental resilience through high-fidelity simulation: A ‘bridge too far’ for institutions teaching major trauma management and mass-casualty medicine? (2024)
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Smith, A. D., Newton, J., & Smith, A. (2024). Developing emotional preparedness and mental resilience through high-fidelity simulation: A ‘bridge too far’ for institutions teaching major trauma management and mass-casualty medicine?. BMC Medical Education, 24(1), Article 544. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-024-05526-8

Background: Clinical acumen represents only part of being adequately equipped to attend a major incident. The emotive sights, sounds and smells of these dynamic environments are all-encompassing experiences, and responders must also be armed with the... Read More about Developing emotional preparedness and mental resilience through high-fidelity simulation: A ‘bridge too far’ for institutions teaching major trauma management and mass-casualty medicine?.

Resistance to bacteriophage incurs a cost to virulence in drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (2024)
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Manley, R., Fitch, C., Francis, V., Temperton, I., Turner, D., Fletcher, J., …Temperton, B. (2024). Resistance to bacteriophage incurs a cost to virulence in drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 73(5), Article 001829. https://doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.001829

Introduction. Acinetobacter baumannii is a critical priority pathogen for novel antimicrobials (World Health Organization) because of the rise in nosocomial infections and its ability to evolve resistance to last resort antibiotics. A. baumannii is t... Read More about Resistance to bacteriophage incurs a cost to virulence in drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

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)
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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.

Developing a framework for the prevention of sibling sexual behaviour (2024)
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McCartan, K., & King-Hill, S. (in press). Developing a framework for the prevention of sibling sexual behaviour. Child Abuse and Neglect,

Background: Sibling sexual behaviour (SSB) is an existing, but difficult to define, area of professional practice and an emerging contemporary research area. Much of the research conversations are focused on defining the issue and thinking about the... Read More about Developing a framework for the prevention of sibling sexual behaviour.

The role of community pharmacy in the promotion of continence care: A systematic review (2024)
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Uren, A., Dawson, S., Cotterill, N., Williams, A., McLeod, H., Chandler, D., & Watson, M. (in press). The role of community pharmacy in the promotion of continence care: A systematic review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2024.04.010

Objectives Community pharmacies are convenient healthcare settings which provide a wide range of services in addition to medicine supply. Continence care is an area where there is an opportunity for the implementation of new innovations to improve c... Read More about The role of community pharmacy in the promotion of continence care: A systematic review.

Understanding women’s decision making for and against oncoplastic breast conserving surgery as an alternative to mastectomy in early breast cancer: UK ANTHEM qualitative study (2024)
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Davies, C., Conefrey, C., Mills, N., Fairbrother, P., Holcombe, C., Whisker, L., …Potter, S. (in press). Understanding women’s decision making for and against oncoplastic breast conserving surgery as an alternative to mastectomy in early breast cancer: UK ANTHEM qualitative study. British Journal of Surgery,

ABSTRACT Background: Oncoplastic breast conserving surgery (OPBCS) may allow women with early breast cancer to avoid mastectomy, but many women choose more extensive surgery even when breast conserving options are offered. Reasons for this are un... Read More about Understanding women’s decision making for and against oncoplastic breast conserving surgery as an alternative to mastectomy in early breast cancer: UK ANTHEM qualitative study.

Changes in attitudes towards telemedicine in acute burn care following the Covid-19 pandemic   (2024)
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Goh, E., Press, I., Anquandah, J., White, P., & Pleat, J. (in press). Changes in attitudes towards telemedicine in acute burn care following the Covid-19 pandemic  . Burns,

Background Telemedical referrals after burn injury had been shown to be advantageous over telephone referrals for multiple reasons, however there were several key barriers towards complete implementation. The Covid-19 pandemic facilitated the adopt... Read More about Changes in attitudes towards telemedicine in acute burn care following the Covid-19 pandemic  .

Factors influencing the outcomes of non-pharmacological interventions for managing fatigue across the lifespan of people living with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions: a scoping review protocol. (2024)
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Fishpool, K., Young, G., Ciurtin, C., Cramp, F., Erhieyovwe, E. O., Farisogullari, B., …Dures, E. (2024). Factors influencing the outcomes of non-pharmacological interventions for managing fatigue across the lifespan of people living with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 14(5), Article e082555. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-082555

Fatigue is an important and distressing symptom for many people living with chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. Many non-pharmacological interventions have been investigated in recent years and some have been demonstrated to be effective in red... Read More about Factors influencing the outcomes of non-pharmacological interventions for managing fatigue across the lifespan of people living with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions: a scoping review protocol..

“I can't provide what my child needs”: Early feeding experiences of caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia (2024)
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Stock, N., Costa, B., Johns, A., McKinney, C., Drake, A., Schefer, A., & Heike, C. (in press). “I can't provide what my child needs”: Early feeding experiences of caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia. Journal of Pediatric Nursing,

Purpose: Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) is a congenital condition that can be associated with feeding challenges in infants. As part of the larger ‘Craniofacial microsomia: Accelerating Research and Education (CARE)’ program, this study described care... Read More about “I can't provide what my child needs”: Early feeding experiences of caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia.

How is theory used to understand and inform practice in the alternative provision sector in England: trends, gaps and implications for practice (2024)
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Johnston, C., Malcolm, A., & Jodie Pennacchia, J. (in press). How is theory used to understand and inform practice in the alternative provision sector in England: trends, gaps and implications for practice. International Journal of Inclusive Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2024.2342363

This article examines how theory features in the research literatures concerning the English alternative (education) provision (AP) sector. Despite increasing interest over the past decade in how AP can (re)engage school-aged young people in learning... Read More about How is theory used to understand and inform practice in the alternative provision sector in England: trends, gaps and implications for practice.

“Friends? Supported. Partner? Not so much …”: Women's experiences of friendships, family, and relationships during perimenopause and menopause (2024)
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Hayfield, N., Moore, H., & Terry, G. (in press). “Friends? Supported. Partner? Not so much …”: Women's experiences of friendships, family, and relationships during perimenopause and menopause. Feminism and Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1177/09593535241242563

In recent years, there has been increased cultural interest in perimenopause and menopause. The importance of peri/menopause in many women's lives makes this topic particularly pertinent for feminist psychologists. Some feminist scholars have acknowl... Read More about “Friends? Supported. Partner? Not so much …”: Women's experiences of friendships, family, and relationships during perimenopause and menopause.

The potential of construction robotics to reduce airborne virus transmission in the construction industry in the UK and China (2024)
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Li, L., Yuan, P., Tang, Y., Cooper, G., Thurlbeck, S., Cheung, C. M., …Weightman, A. (2024). The potential of construction robotics to reduce airborne virus transmission in the construction industry in the UK and China. Heliyon, 10(9), Article e29697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e29697

This paper aims to identify construction robotics' potential to reduce airborne virus transmission, review factors limiting the technology's adoption and highlight how similar barriers have been addressed in other industries. Construction robotics we... Read More about The potential of construction robotics to reduce airborne virus transmission in the construction industry in the UK and China.

Paramedic utility in screening patients who present to Emergency Medical Services and who may benefit from an Advance Care Plan: A mixed methods study with explanatory sequential design (2024)
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Kirby, K., Liddiard, C., Pocock, L., Black, S., Diaper, A., Goodwin, L., …Benger, J. (2024). Paramedic utility in screening patients who present to Emergency Medical Services and who may benefit from an Advance Care Plan: A mixed methods study with explanatory sequential design. Progress in Palliative Care, 32(3), 189-196. https://doi.org/10.1080/09699260.2024.2339077

We used a two-phased mixed methods study with an explanatory sequential design to understand how frequently paramedics attend patients who, on paramedic assessment with the Gold Standards Framework Proactive Identification Guidance, are end-of-life a... Read More about Paramedic utility in screening patients who present to Emergency Medical Services and who may benefit from an Advance Care Plan: A mixed methods study with explanatory sequential design.

A conceptual thematic framework of psychological adjustment in caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia (2024)
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Stock, N. M., Costa, B., Parnell, J., Johns, A., Crerand, C., Feragen, K., …Heike, C. (in press). A conceptual thematic framework of psychological adjustment in caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656241245284

Objective: Children with craniofacial microsomia (CFM) have complex healthcare needs, resulting in evaluations and interventions from infancy onward. Yet, little is understood about families’ treatment experiences or the impact of CFM on caregivers’... Read More about A conceptual thematic framework of psychological adjustment in caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia.

Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research. (2024)
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Wilkinson, C., Gibson, A., Biddle, M., & Hobbs, L. (2024). Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research. PEC Innovation, 4, Article 100281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pecinn.2024.100281

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research is now well-established, whilst science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research has shifted from a focus on science communication alone to public engagement (PE) within its rese... Read More about Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research..

Exploring the content validity of the Chalder Fatigue Scale using cognitive interviewing in an ME/CFS population (2024)
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Gladwell, P., Harland, M., Adrissi, A., Kershaw, S., & Dures, E. (2024). Exploring the content validity of the Chalder Fatigue Scale using cognitive interviewing in an ME/CFS population. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior, 12(3), 217-237. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2024.2335861

Background The Chalder Fatigue Scale, also known as the Chalder Fatigue Questionnaire (CFQ) is a Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) comprising 11 items designed to measure physical and cognitive fatigue. It is widely used with people with myalg... Read More about Exploring the content validity of the Chalder Fatigue Scale using cognitive interviewing in an ME/CFS population.

The LivDem 2023 survey: Facilitator views on benefits and the more active involvement of carers in the Living well with Dementia (LivDem) course (2024)
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Cheston, R., Reilly, F., Topalova, N., Woodstoke, N., & Dodd, E. (2024). The LivDem 2023 survey: Facilitator views on benefits and the more active involvement of carers in the Living well with Dementia (LivDem) course. FPOP Bulletin, 166(April), 48-55. https://doi.org/10.53841/bpsfpop.2024.1.166.48

Introduction. The Living Well with Dementia (LivDem) intervention is an eight-week, group based post-diagnostic course for people living with dementia that aims to facilitate adjustment to the diagnosis. We set out to establish the views of course fa... Read More about The LivDem 2023 survey: Facilitator views on benefits and the more active involvement of carers in the Living well with Dementia (LivDem) course.