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The Pre-BRA (pre-pectoral Breast Reconstruction EvAluation) feasibility study: protocol for a mixed-methods IDEAL 2a/2b prospective cohort study to determine the safety and effectiveness of prepectoral implant-based breast reconstruction (2020)
Journal Article
Harvey, K. L., Mills, N., White, P., Holcombe, C., Potter, S., & The Pre-BRA Feasibility Study Steering Group, . (2020). The Pre-BRA (pre-pectoral Breast Reconstruction EvAluation) feasibility study: protocol for a mixed-methods IDEAL 2a/2b prospective cohort study to determine the safety and effectiveness of prepectoral implant-based breast reconstruction. BMJ Open, 10(1), e033641. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033641

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2020. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. INTRODUCTION: Implant-based breast reconstruction is the most commonly performed reconstructive technique worldwide. Subpectoral reconstruction with mesh is the... Read More about The Pre-BRA (pre-pectoral Breast Reconstruction EvAluation) feasibility study: protocol for a mixed-methods IDEAL 2a/2b prospective cohort study to determine the safety and effectiveness of prepectoral implant-based breast reconstruction.

Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2020)
Journal Article
Liossi, C., Georgallis, T., Zhang, J., Hamilton, F., White, P., & Schoth, D. E. (in press). Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open,

Introduction: Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a complex medical condition that can significantly impact quality of life. Patients with chronic pain demonstrate attentional biases towards pain-related information, and the therapeutic benefits of m... Read More about Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

PEGASUS: the Design of an Intervention to Facilitate Shared Decision-making in Breast Reconstruction (2020)
Journal Article
Clarke, A., Paraskeva, N., White, P., Tollow, P., Hansen, E., & Harcourt, D. (2020). PEGASUS: the Design of an Intervention to Facilitate Shared Decision-making in Breast Reconstruction. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-019-01656-6

© 2020, The Author(s). Studies have found varying levels of satisfaction after breast reconstruction surgery with a substantial group of patients reporting some level of regret about their decision. The variable outcomes reported by women undergoing... Read More about PEGASUS: the Design of an Intervention to Facilitate Shared Decision-making in Breast Reconstruction.

Experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion mediate the relationship between body evaluation and unhelpful body image coping strategies in individuals with visible differences (2019)
Journal Article
Zucchelli, F., White, P., & Williamson, H. (2020). Experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion mediate the relationship between body evaluation and unhelpful body image coping strategies in individuals with visible differences. Body Image, 32, 121-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.12.002

Psychological flexibility, the capacity to be open to any internal stimuli and act in accordance with valued ends, has been identified as an explanatory variable in how people cope with body concerns. The role of psychological flexibility is unexplor... Read More about Experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion mediate the relationship between body evaluation and unhelpful body image coping strategies in individuals with visible differences.

Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
Costa, B., White, P., & Stock, N. M. (in press). Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619888318

Objective: Having a child born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses several challenges for new parents and can have a significant psychological impact on the family as a whole. Previous research has indicated that dissatisfaction with health c... Read More about Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom.

Demographic trends in the incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer in England: A population-based study, 1974-2015 (2019)
Journal Article
Chambers, A., Dixon, S., White, P., Williams, A., Thomas, M., & Messenger, D. (in press). Demographic trends in the incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer in England: A population-based study, 1974-2015. British Journal of Surgery,

Background Evidence is emerging that colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence is increasing in young adults, but the descriptive epidemiology required to better understand these trends is currently lacking. Method A population-based cohort study was ca... Read More about Demographic trends in the incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer in England: A population-based study, 1974-2015.

A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Williamson, H., Harcourt, D., White, P., Hamlet, C., Rumsey, N., Marques, E., …Cadogan, J. (2019). A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial. JMIR Mental Health, 6(11), https://doi.org/10.2196/14776

Background: Disfigurement (visible difference) from wide-ranging congenital or acquired conditions, injuries, or treatments can negatively impact adolescents’ psychological well-being, education and health behaviours. Alongside medical interventions,... Read More about A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial.

Characterising recovery from renal transplantation and live-related donation using cardiopulmonary exercise testing (2019)
Journal Article
Angell, J., Dodds, N., Darweish-Mednuik, A. M., Lewis, S., Pyke, M., Mitchell, D. C., …Tolchard, S. (in press). Characterising recovery from renal transplantation and live-related donation using cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Disability and Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1674387

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Background: An association between end-stage renal failure and exercise intolerance exists. Whether live kidney donation impacts on exercise tolerance is unknown. Here recovery p... Read More about Characterising recovery from renal transplantation and live-related donation using cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

An example motivated discourse of the chi-squared test of association (2 by 2) (2019)
Other
White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. (2019). An example motivated discourse of the chi-squared test of association (2 by 2)

An example application of the chi-square test of association is given through a set of questions and answers. The emphasis is on methodological aspects and what can be legitimately inferred, if anything. It is strongly highlighted that statistical... Read More about An example motivated discourse of the chi-squared test of association (2 by 2).

A primer on validity and design terminology in comparative designs (2019)
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White, P., Redford, P., & Macdonald, J. (2019). A primer on validity and design terminology in comparative designs

An overview of terminology (independent and dependent designs, dependent and independent variables) and validity (internal, external, and measurement) is given using six different scenarios. For simplicity of exposition, all examples have factors at... Read More about A primer on validity and design terminology in comparative designs.

Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in Families Following a Diagnosis of Cleft Lip and/or Palate (2019)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., White, P., & Rumsey, N. (2020). Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in Families Following a Diagnosis of Cleft Lip and/or Palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(1), 88-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619862457

© 2019, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Objectives: Despite the potential psychological impact of a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) on parents, few large-scale studies currently exist. Utilizing data extracted from The Cle... Read More about Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in Families Following a Diagnosis of Cleft Lip and/or Palate.

The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury (2019)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Pickles, T., Hollén, L., Grzeda, M., White, P., …Harcourt, D. (2019). The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 40(3), 312-326. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/irz021

Introduction: Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) identify vital information about patient needs and therapeutic progress. This paper outlines the development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: a PROM that assesses quality of... Read More about The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury.

Novel Blood Biomarkers that Correlate with Cognitive Performance and Hippocampal Volumetry: Potential for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease (2019)
Journal Article
Hudd, F., Shiel, A., Harris, M., Bowdler, P., McCann, B., Tsivos, D., …Conway, M. E. (2019). Novel Blood Biomarkers that Correlate with Cognitive Performance and Hippocampal Volumetry: Potential for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 67(3), 931-947. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-180879

© 2019 - IOS Press and the authors. All rights reserved. Background: Differential diagnosis of people presenting with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) that will progress to Alzheimer's disease (AD) remains clinically challenging. Current criteria used... Read More about Novel Blood Biomarkers that Correlate with Cognitive Performance and Hippocampal Volumetry: Potential for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease.

Sniffing out resistance – Rapid identification of urinary tract infection-causing bacteria and their antibiotic susceptibility using volatile metabolite profiles (2019)
Journal Article
Smart, A., de Lacy Costello, B., White, P., Avison, M., Batty, C., Turner, C., …Ratcliffe, N. (2019). Sniffing out resistance – Rapid identification of urinary tract infection-causing bacteria and their antibiotic susceptibility using volatile metabolite profiles. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 167, 59-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpba.2019.01.044

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. Antibiotic resistance is set to be an unprecedented threat to modern medicine. ‘Sniffing’ bacteria potentially offers a rapid way to determine susceptibility. A successful proof-of-principle study is described, using thermal deso... Read More about Sniffing out resistance – Rapid identification of urinary tract infection-causing bacteria and their antibiotic susceptibility using volatile metabolite profiles.

Genomic profiling of IDH-wildtype and IDH-mutant initial and matched recurrent glioblastomas reveals clinically actionable mutations (e.g. BRCA1/2) and resistance signatures (2018)
Journal Article
McInerney, C. E., Ellis, H. P., Schrimpf, D., Sahm, F., Stupnikov, A., Wadsley, M., …Kurian, K. M. (2018). Genomic profiling of IDH-wildtype and IDH-mutant initial and matched recurrent glioblastomas reveals clinically actionable mutations (e.g. BRCA1/2) and resistance signatures. Neuro-Oncology, 20(3), iii215-iii216. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuonc/noy139.003

Abstract: Background: Glioblastomas account for 90% of all adult brain tumours. Patient survival remains low because treatments are ineffective against this lethal disease. Understanding the genes and pathways altered in subtypes is necessary for th... Read More about Genomic profiling of IDH-wildtype and IDH-mutant initial and matched recurrent glioblastomas reveals clinically actionable mutations (e.g. BRCA1/2) and resistance signatures.

Comparison of Sentinel-2 and Landsat-8 in assessing vegetation response to soil moisture variation in droughty environments (2018)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., Horswell, M., & White, P. (2018, September). Comparison of Sentinel-2 and Landsat-8 in assessing vegetation response to soil moisture variation in droughty environments. Poster presented at India-UK Water Centre - Advancing Drought Monitoring, Prediction and Management Capabilities Workshop

The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which Sentinel-2 Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) reflects soil moisture conditions, and whether this product offers an improvement over Landsat-8. Based on drought exposure, cloud-fre... Read More about Comparison of Sentinel-2 and Landsat-8 in assessing vegetation response to soil moisture variation in droughty environments.

Establishing the usefulness of the GO-QOL in a UK hospital-treated population with thyroid eye disease in the CIRTED trial (2018)
Journal Article
Jackson, S., Dietrich, A., Taylor, P., White, P., Wilson, V., Uddin, J., …Dayan, C. (2018). Establishing the usefulness of the GO-QOL in a UK hospital-treated population with thyroid eye disease in the CIRTED trial. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 23(sup1), 1341-1355. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2018.1503693

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Thyroid eye disease (TED) is a potentially sight-threatening and cosmetically disfiguring condition arising in 25–50% of patients with Graves’ hyperthyroidism. CIRTED is the fir... Read More about Establishing the usefulness of the GO-QOL in a UK hospital-treated population with thyroid eye disease in the CIRTED trial.

Results of a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, crossover trial of melatonin for treatment of Nocturia in adults with multiple sclerosis (MeNiMS) (2018)
Journal Article
Drake, M., Canham, L., Cotterill, N., Delgado, D., Homewood, J., Inglis, K., …Cottrell, D. (2018). Results of a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, crossover trial of melatonin for treatment of Nocturia in adults with multiple sclerosis (MeNiMS). BMC Neurology, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-018-1114-4

© 2018 The Author(s). Background: Nocturia is a common urinary symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) which can affect quality of life (QoL) adversely. Melatonin is a hormone known to regulate circadian rhythm and reduce smooth muscle activity such as in... Read More about Results of a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, crossover trial of melatonin for treatment of Nocturia in adults with multiple sclerosis (MeNiMS).