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PP71 Emergency operation centre staff views on identifying patients at imminent risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest during the emergency medical service call for help (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kirby, K., Voss, S., & Benger, J. (2023, June). PP71 Emergency operation centre staff views on identifying patients at imminent risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest during the emergency medical service call for help. Paper presented at 999 EMS Research Forum 2023 meeting abstracts, Manchester

Background Internationally, Emergency Medical Service (EMS) triage emergency calls so that healthcare resources can be allocated appropriately. Studies have indicated that call triage in EMS may trigger a suboptimal response to some patients with lif... Read More about PP71 Emergency operation centre staff views on identifying patients at imminent risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest during the emergency medical service call for help.

EP10 A service evaluation calculating the length of resuscitation before return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) or termination of resuscitation (TOR) based on existing TOR guidance in South West England (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Zorab, O., McNee, K., Sainsbury, A., & Kirby, K. (2023, June). EP10 A service evaluation calculating the length of resuscitation before return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) or termination of resuscitation (TOR) based on existing TOR guidance in South West England. Paper presented at 999 EMS Research Forum 2023 meeting abstracts, Manchester

Background Annually in South West England 3,500 people receive a resuscitation attempt following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Paramedics use Termination of Resuscitation (TOR) guidelines to identify patients no longer benefiting from... Read More about EP10 A service evaluation calculating the length of resuscitation before return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) or termination of resuscitation (TOR) based on existing TOR guidance in South West England.

Applications of immersive technologies for occupational safety and health training and education: A systematic review (2023)
Journal Article
Babalola, A., Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., & Bartolo, P. (2023). Applications of immersive technologies for occupational safety and health training and education: A systematic review. Safety Science, 166, Article 106214

Immersive technologies (ImTs) have emerged as a viable pathway to address poor occupational safety and health (OSH) performance through training and education of workers. This study aimed to gain a holistic view of the applications of ImTs for OSH tr... Read More about Applications of immersive technologies for occupational safety and health training and education: A systematic review.

The establishment, maintenance, and adaptation of high and low impact chronic pain: A framework for biopsychosocial pain research (2023)
Journal Article
Eccleston, C., Begley, E., Birkinshaw, H., Choy, E., Crombez, G., Fisher, E., …Keogh, E. (2023). The establishment, maintenance, and adaptation of high and low impact chronic pain: A framework for biopsychosocial pain research. PAIN, 164(10), 2143-2147. https://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002951

We present a framework for the study of states of chronic pain and transitions between those states. We capture in the framework the dynamic nature of pain: people live with pain that changes over time. First, we offer definitions of both acute and c... Read More about The establishment, maintenance, and adaptation of high and low impact chronic pain: A framework for biopsychosocial pain research.

Public Health Crisis Management and Criminal Liability of Governments (2023)
Book
Bohlander, M., Kemp, G., & Webster, M. (Eds.). (in press). Public Health Crisis Management and Criminal Liability of Governments. United Kingdom: Hart Publishing. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781509946341

The focus of this book is the possible criminal liability of senior government officials, and in appropriate contexts, the possible criminal responsibility of corporate entities. The chapter on epidemiology aims to give an overview of the origins and... Read More about Public Health Crisis Management and Criminal Liability of Governments.

Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol (2023)
Report
Chicken, S., Fogg Rogers, L., Hobbs, L., Hunt-Fraisse, T., & Lewis, D. (2023). Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol. UWE Bristol

This paper reports on a study funded by the UWE Pedagogical Project fund in 2021-2022, which aimed to amplify the voices of neurodivergent (referred to as ‘ND’) students in relation to lived experiences of Higher Education (HE) assessment practices w... Read More about Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol.

Oncological outcomes after transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer (2023)
Journal Article
Francis, N., Penna, M., Dritsas, S., Kinsey, H., Moran, B., Nicol, D., …Wynn, G. (2023). Oncological outcomes after transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 110(12), 1614-1617. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znad168

Transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) was developed to overcome the technical difficulties of a transabdominal minimal-access approach to resection of low rectal cancer1–4. TaTME was reported to be feasible and effective, with the potential adv... Read More about Oncological outcomes after transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer.

Early intravenous beta-blockade with esmolol in adults with severe traumatic brain injury (EBB-TBI): Protocol for a phase 2a intervention design study (2023)
Journal Article
Thomas, M., Hayes, K., White, P., Ramesh, A., Culliford, L., Ackland, G., & Pickering, A. (2024). Early intravenous beta-blockade with esmolol in adults with severe traumatic brain injury (EBB-TBI): Protocol for a phase 2a intervention design study. Neurocritical Care, 40, 795–806. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-023-01755-9

Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Interventions that mitigate secondary brain injury have the potential to improve outcomes for patients and reduce the impact on communities and society. Increased circulatin... Read More about Early intravenous beta-blockade with esmolol in adults with severe traumatic brain injury (EBB-TBI): Protocol for a phase 2a intervention design study.

Did stopping ultrasound surveillance during COVID-19 result in an increase of the dialysis access thrombosis rate? (2023)
Journal Article
Allsopp, K., & Smith, L. (in press). Did stopping ultrasound surveillance during COVID-19 result in an increase of the dialysis access thrombosis rate?. Journal of Vascular Access, https://doi.org/10.1177/11297298231180326

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in cessation and subsequent reduction of routine care including the outpatient ultrasound surveillance of AVF. This un-planned service disruption allowed evaluation of effectiveness of US surveillance in reduci... Read More about Did stopping ultrasound surveillance during COVID-19 result in an increase of the dialysis access thrombosis rate?.

How do clients experience intensive EMDR for PTSD? A phenomenological analysis (2023)
Thesis
Butler, S. How do clients experience intensive EMDR for PTSD? A phenomenological analysis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9911124

There is a dearth of qualitative research exploring the benefits and challenges of intensive Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) from the clients’ perspective. Currently, research into intensive EMDR, which involves multiple therapy... Read More about How do clients experience intensive EMDR for PTSD? A phenomenological analysis.

Only together, we flourish: The importance of friendship and care in navigating anti-Asian hate and shielding during COVID-19 (2023)
Journal Article
Savage, S., & Wong, D. (2023). Only together, we flourish: The importance of friendship and care in navigating anti-Asian hate and shielding during COVID-19. Lateral: Journal of the Cultural Studies Association, 12(1),

The COVID-19 pandemic and the response of the government of the United Kingdom have exacerbated deep-seated inequalities. People of color and disabled people have been disproportionately impacted during the pandemic. This essay has two authors, Sophi... Read More about Only together, we flourish: The importance of friendship and care in navigating anti-Asian hate and shielding during COVID-19.

Sensory training system for use at home by people with complex regional pain syndrome in England: Protocol for a proof-of-concept study (2023)
Journal Article
Coggins, J., Grieve, S., Hart, D., Llewellyn, A., Palmer, M., Boichat, C., & McCabe, C. (2023). Sensory training system for use at home by people with complex regional pain syndrome in England: Protocol for a proof-of-concept study. BMJ Open, 13(5), Article e070920. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-070920

INTRODUCTION: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a disabling and distressing chronic pain condition characterised by a range of sensory, motor, autonomic and trophic symptoms. UK guidelines recommend therapy interventions to help normalise touc... Read More about Sensory training system for use at home by people with complex regional pain syndrome in England: Protocol for a proof-of-concept study.

Establishing an international interdisciplinary research network in craniofacial microsomia: The CARE Program (2023)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Crerand, C. E., Johns, A. L., McKinney, C. M., Koudstaal, M. J., Drake, A. F., & Heike, C. L. (in press). Establishing an international interdisciplinary research network in craniofacial microsomia: The CARE Program. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656231176904

Objective: Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) is a broad clinical term used to describe a congenital condition most commonly involving the underdevelopment of the external ear, mandible, soft tissues, and facial nerve. Despite medical advances, understand... Read More about Establishing an international interdisciplinary research network in craniofacial microsomia: The CARE Program.

The just-about-right pilot sample size to control the error margin (2023)
Journal Article
Obodo, S., Toher, D., & White, P. (2023). The just-about-right pilot sample size to control the error margin. International Journal of Statistics and Probability, 12(3), https://doi.org/10.5539/ijsp.v12n3p1

In practice, the required sample size for a two-arm randomised controlled trial cannot always be determined pre-study with great accuracy. This lack of accuracy has economic, ethical and scientific implications. The sample size for a pilot study is... Read More about The just-about-right pilot sample size to control the error margin.

Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 and glucose-regulated protein 78 kDa: Potential biomarkers affect prognosis in IDH-wildtype glioblastoma patients (2023)
Journal Article
Harland, A. J., Perks, C. M., White, P., Kurian, K. M., & Barber, H. R. (2023). Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 and glucose-regulated protein 78 kDa: Potential biomarkers affect prognosis in IDH-wildtype glioblastoma patients. Cancer Medicine, 12(13), 14426-14439. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.6071

Background: The overall survival of IDH-wildtype glioblastoma patients is poor despite best available treatments. There is an urgent need for new biomarkers to inform more precise disease stratification. Previous studies have identified insulin-like... Read More about Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 and glucose-regulated protein 78 kDa: Potential biomarkers affect prognosis in IDH-wildtype glioblastoma patients.

Developing community leadership for action on affordable, healthy, and sustainable food issues (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Hills, S., & Ismail, S. (2023, May). Developing community leadership for action on affordable, healthy, and sustainable food issues. Presented at Our Food, Our Environment, University of Portsmouth

In the context of the current cost of living crisis, many activists are working within their communities to promote access to affordable, healthy, and sustainable food. Yet there are very few opportunities share experiences, ideas and resources betwe... Read More about Developing community leadership for action on affordable, healthy, and sustainable food issues.

Outcomes from a community speech and language therapy service treatment waiting list: The natural history of 525 children with identified speech and language needs (2023)
Journal Article
Hesketh, E., White, P., Simkiss, D., & Roulstone, S. (2023). Outcomes from a community speech and language therapy service treatment waiting list: The natural history of 525 children with identified speech and language needs. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 58(5), 1510-1525. https://doi.org/10.1111/1460-6984.12877

Abstract Background Understanding the natural history of developmental speech and language impairments can support the selection of children whose difficulties are persistent rather than transitory. It can also provide information against which... Read More about Outcomes from a community speech and language therapy service treatment waiting list: The natural history of 525 children with identified speech and language needs.

Identifying the most important research, policy and practice questions for substance use, problematic alcohol use and behavioural addictions in autism (SABA-A): A priority setting partnership (2023)
Journal Article
Sinclair, J. M., Aslan, B., Agabio, R., Anilkumar, A., Brosnan, M., Day, E., …Chamberlain, S. R. (2023). Identifying the most important research, policy and practice questions for substance use, problematic alcohol use and behavioural addictions in autism (SABA-A): A priority setting partnership. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 124, Article 152393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2023.152393

Background: Autistic people are more likely to report problematic alcohol and other substance use when compared to the general population. Evidence suggests that up to one in three autistic adults may have an alcohol or other substance use disorder (... Read More about Identifying the most important research, policy and practice questions for substance use, problematic alcohol use and behavioural addictions in autism (SABA-A): A priority setting partnership.

Critical perspectives on art on prescription (2023)
Journal Article
Jensen, A., Bungay, H., & Holt, N. (in press). Critical perspectives on art on prescription. Perspectives in Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913923117077

The positive outcomes of engaging in the arts are increasingly reported in the research literature, supporting the use of the arts to enhance individual and community health and wellbeing. However, little attention is given to the less positive aspec... Read More about Critical perspectives on art on prescription.