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“What we need is to be held when we’re falling, but allowed to get on with it when we’re well”: What do individuals with a diagnosis of 'Borderline Personality Disorder' really need from Counselling Psychologists? (2022)
Thesis
Hartnell, B. “What we need is to be held when we’re falling, but allowed to get on with it when we’re well”: What do individuals with a diagnosis of 'Borderline Personality Disorder' really need from Counselling Psychologists?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7471024

Individuals diagnosed with ‘Borderline Personality Disorder’ (‘BPD’) suffer both psychological distress and rejection from professionals. Though the qualitative literature highlights many beneficial therapeutic qualities for this clinical group, it i... Read More about “What we need is to be held when we’re falling, but allowed to get on with it when we’re well”: What do individuals with a diagnosis of 'Borderline Personality Disorder' really need from Counselling Psychologists?.

A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme for adults in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON) (2022)
Journal Article
Pearson, J., Coggins, J., Derham, S., Russell, J., Walsh, N. E., Lenguerrand, E., …Cramp, F. (in press). A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme for adults in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders,

Background: Fibromyalgia is a condition associated with widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue and sleep problems. Fibromyalgia treatment guidelines recommend non-pharmacological interventions and the development of self-management skills. An examp... Read More about A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme for adults in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON).

Does the application of a Lycra arm sleeve change shoulder biomechanics in people with stroke? - A preliminary study (2021)
Journal Article
Kumar, P. (2022). Does the application of a Lycra arm sleeve change shoulder biomechanics in people with stroke? - A preliminary study. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 34(2), 116-121. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPO.0000000000000408

Introduction Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous studies found that a Lycra sleeve can reduce acromion-greater tuberosity (AGT) distance (used for assessment of GHS) in people with chronic str... Read More about Does the application of a Lycra arm sleeve change shoulder biomechanics in people with stroke? - A preliminary study.

Barriers and facilitators to the administration of pre-hospital tranexamic acid: A paramedic interview study using the theoretical domains framework (2021)
Journal Article
Goodwin, L., Nicholson, H., Robinson, M., Bedson, A., Black, S., Kirby, K., …Benger, J. (in press). Barriers and facilitators to the administration of pre-hospital tranexamic acid: A paramedic interview study using the theoretical domains framework. Emergency Medicine Journal, https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2020-210622

Background: Tranexamic acid (TXA) is an antifibrinolytic drug used to prevent bleeding. It was introduced as an intervention for post-traumatic haemorrhage across emergency medical services (EMS) in the United Kingdom (UK) during 2012. However, despi... Read More about Barriers and facilitators to the administration of pre-hospital tranexamic acid: A paramedic interview study using the theoretical domains framework.

Understanding the role of exercise professionals in the delivery of the NHS long term plan within AHP services in England (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Singh, V., Pollard, K., Okesha, R., Percival, J., & Cramp, F. (2021, November). Understanding the role of exercise professionals in the delivery of the NHS long term plan within AHP services in England. Presented at Physiotherapy UK 2021 (virtual online)

Purpose: To explore the use of exercise professionals in AHP services and to understand their current and potential role in AHP NHS commissioned services. Methods: The project had three phases. In phase one an expert panel was established to gui... Read More about Understanding the role of exercise professionals in the delivery of the NHS long term plan within AHP services in England.

Pain assessment for individuals with advanced dementia in care homes: A systematic review (2021)
Journal Article
Felton, N., Lewis, J. S., Cockburn, S. J., Hodgson, M., & Dawson, S. (2021). Pain assessment for individuals with advanced dementia in care homes: A systematic review. Geriatrics, 6(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics6040101

Pain is prevalent in older people, especially in those with advanced dementia who have communication impairments. Although pain is recognised to be present in this population, it is often under-assessed and ineffectively managed. The assessment of pa... Read More about Pain assessment for individuals with advanced dementia in care homes: A systematic review.

Reliability of the scapular posture and scapular dyskinesis tests in rugby union players (2021)
Journal Article
Singh, V., Stokes, K., Trewartha, G., & McKay, C. (2021). Reliability of the scapular posture and scapular dyskinesis tests in rugby union players. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 33(1), https://doi.org/10.17159/2078-516x/2021/v33i1a11674

Background: Impact forces during rugby can contribute to scapula dysfunction and shoulder pain. Reliable assessment of static and dynamic scapula position is paramount in managing athletes with, and those at risk of developing, shoulder pain. Obje... Read More about Reliability of the scapular posture and scapular dyskinesis tests in rugby union players.

A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: Development and pilot study (2021)
Journal Article
Preece, S. J., Brookes, N., Williams, A. E., Jones, R. K., Starbuck, C., Jones, A., & Walsh, N. E. (2021). A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: Development and pilot study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 22(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-021-04389-0

Background: Exercise-based approaches have been a cornerstone of physiotherapy management of knee osteoarthritis for many years. However, clinical effects are considered small to modest and the need for continued adherence identified as a barrier to... Read More about A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: Development and pilot study.

Developing a self-management intervention to manage hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS): An analysis informed by behaviour change theory (2021)
Journal Article
Bennett, S. E., Walsh, N., Moss, T., & Palmer, S. (in press). Developing a self-management intervention to manage hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS): An analysis informed by behaviour change theory. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2021.1933618

Purpose: Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) are heritable connective tissue disorders associated with joint instability and pain, but with scant guidance for supporting patients. The aim was to determ... Read More about Developing a self-management intervention to manage hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS): An analysis informed by behaviour change theory.

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