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Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey (2020)
Journal Article
Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., & Deave, T. (in press). Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey. Injury Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043482

Background: Unintentional injuries in and around the home are important causes of preventable death and disability among young children globally. In Nepal, there is a lack of data regarding home injuries and home hazards to guide the development of e... Read More about Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey.

The experiences of EMS providers taking part in a large randomised trial of airway management during out of hospital cardiac arrest, and the impact on their views and practice. Results of a survey and telephone interviews (2020)
Journal Article
Kirby, K., Brandling, J., Robinson, M., Thomas, M., Voss, S., & Benger, J. (in press). The experiences of EMS providers taking part in a large randomised trial of airway management during out of hospital cardiac arrest, and the impact on their views and practice. Results of a survey and telephone interviews. Resuscitation, https://doi.org/10.1016...suscitation.2020.01.034

The Relationship between Feeding and Non-Nutritive Sucking Behaviours and Speech Sound Development: A Systematic Review (2020)
Journal Article
Burr, S., Harding, S., Wren, Y., & Deave, T. (in press). The Relationship between Feeding and Non-Nutritive Sucking Behaviours and Speech Sound Development: A Systematic Review. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1159/000505266

Background Children with and without Speech Sound Disorders (SSD) are exposed to different patterns of infant feeding (breast/bottle feeding) and may or may not engage in non-nutritive sucking (NNS) (pacifier/digit sucking). Sucking and speech use... Read More about The Relationship between Feeding and Non-Nutritive Sucking Behaviours and Speech Sound Development: A Systematic Review.

Moving beyond the 'yuk' factor: health professionals and understanding risk in relation to human milk exchange (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Dowling, S. (2020, January). Moving beyond the 'yuk' factor: health professionals and understanding risk in relation to human milk exchange. Presented at Human Milk: Bodies, Boundaries and Barriers, University of Bristol

This presentation looks at human milk exchange: what it is; where, how and why is happens; meaning and value of human milk; understandings of risk and how health professionals and women make sense of them.

A qualitative study on conveyance decision-making during emergency call outs to people with dementia: The HOMEWARD project (2020)
Journal Article
Voss, S., Brandling, J., Pollard, K., Taylor, H., Black, S., Buswell, M., …Benger, J. (2020). A qualitative study on conveyance decision-making during emergency call outs to people with dementia: The HOMEWARD project. BMC Emergency Medicine, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-020-0306-6

Background Paramedics are increasingly required to make complex decisions as to whether they should convey a patient to hospital or manage their condition at the scene. Dementia can be a significant barrier to the assessment process. However, to our... Read More about A qualitative study on conveyance decision-making during emergency call outs to people with dementia: The HOMEWARD project.

Hip and knee replacements: Should we follow them up? A survey of orthopaedic health professionals (2020)
Journal Article
Rose, A., Dures, E., & Smith, L. K. (in press). Hip and knee replacements: Should we follow them up? A survey of orthopaedic health professionals. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1427

The aim of this study was to collect evidence on the current view of orthopaedic health professionals on follow-up services after hip or knee replacement. It consisted of a short survey that was distributed, following ethical approval, at the British... Read More about Hip and knee replacements: Should we follow them up? A survey of orthopaedic health professionals.

Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2020)
Journal Article
Pant, P. R., Banstola, A., Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., Acharya, D., Bhattarai, S., …James, S. L. (in press). Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Injury Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043309

Background: Nepal is a low-income country undergoing rapid political, economic and social development. To date, there has been little evidence published on the burden of injuries during this period of transition. Methods: The Global Burden of Dise... Read More about Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

The availability of emergency obstetric care in birthing centres in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional survey (2019)
Journal Article
Banstola, A., Simkhada, P., van Teijlingen, E., Bhatta, S., Lama, S., Adhikari, A., & Banstola, A. (in press). The availability of emergency obstetric care in birthing centres in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional survey. Maternal and Child Health Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-019-02832-2

Objective: The purpose of this health system’s study is to assess the availability of Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC) services in birthing centres in Taplejung District of eastern Nepal. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 2018 in a... Read More about The availability of emergency obstetric care in birthing centres in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional survey.

What do we know from current evidence about the experience of women who breastfeed beyond twelve months of age?  A systematic review of qualitative evidence (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Dowling, S., & Cooper, T. (2019, November). What do we know from current evidence about the experience of women who breastfeed beyond twelve months of age?  A systematic review of qualitative evidence

The duration of breastfeeding varies around the world; in developed nations breastfeeding beyond infancy is unusual and hard to measure, with the numbers in the UK likely to be very small. There is limited understanding of how women experience breast... Read More about What do we know from current evidence about the experience of women who breastfeed beyond twelve months of age?  A systematic review of qualitative evidence.

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., & McCabe, C. S. (2020). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. European Journal of Cancer Care, 29(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13192

Objective This qualitative evidence synthesis aimed to identify, review and synthesise qualitative research describing the experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors. Methods A systematic literature search was conducted between Dec... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

Exploration of gaps and challenges in managing burn injury at district and sub-district government health care facilities in Bangladesh (2019)
Journal Article
Biswas, A., Abdullah, A. S., Deave, T., Dalal, K., & Mashreky, S. R. (2020). Exploration of gaps and challenges in managing burn injury at district and sub-district government health care facilities in Bangladesh. Burns Open, 4(1), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burnso.2019.11.002

Background: Burn injury is one of the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. In developing countries like Bangladesh, burn is one of the leading causes of illness, disabilities and deaths. More than 365,000 people are injured every year... Read More about Exploration of gaps and challenges in managing burn injury at district and sub-district government health care facilities in Bangladesh.

Important times for breastfeeding support: a qualitative study of mothers’ experiences (2019)
Journal Article
Fraser, M., Dowling, S., Oxford, L., Ellis, N., & Jones, M. (in press). Important times for breastfeeding support: a qualitative study of mothers’ experiences. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2019.1676811

Breastfeeding rates in the UK remain persistently low, with a rapid fall off during the first 6–8 weeks. The work of healthcare and public health practitioners impacts on mothers’ experiences of infant feeding. Support, promotion and protection of br... Read More about Important times for breastfeeding support: a qualitative study of mothers’ experiences.

Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies (2019)
Journal Article
Mytton, J., Bhatta, S., Thorne, M., & Pant, P. (2019). Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies. Cogent Medicine, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/2331205X.2019.1673654

Background The population of Nepal are vulnerable to injuries from natural disasters as well as those occurring in the home, at work and on the roads. Aim To collate and synthesise the published literature reporting injuries to people of any age... Read More about Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies.

'It can't be zero!' Difficulties in completing patient global assessment in rheumatoid arthritis: a mixed methods study (2019)
Journal Article
Ferreira, R. J. O., De Wit, M., Henriques, M., Pinto, A. F., Duarte, C., Mateus, E., …Ndosi, M. (in press). 'It can't be zero!' Difficulties in completing patient global assessment in rheumatoid arthritis: a mixed methods study. Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kez467

Objectives. Patient global assessment (PGA) is purported to add the patient's perspective in the composite measures of RA. However, PGA is not standardized and it is not known whether patients' interpretation of the measure is consistent with its i... Read More about 'It can't be zero!' Difficulties in completing patient global assessment in rheumatoid arthritis: a mixed methods study.

How do they measure up? Differences in stakeholder perceptions of quality measures used in English community nursing (2019)
Journal Article
Pollard, K., Horrocks, S., Duncan, L., Petsoulas, C., Allen, P., Cameron, A., …Salisbury, C. (in press). How do they measure up? Differences in stakeholder perceptions of quality measures used in English community nursing. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1177/1355819619868506

© The Author(s) 2019. Objectives: To establish how quality indicators used in English community nursing are selected and applied, and their perceived usefulness to service users, commissioners and service providers. Methods: A qualitative multi-site... Read More about How do they measure up? Differences in stakeholder perceptions of quality measures used in English community nursing.

The association between vaginal bacterial composition and miscarriage: a nested case-control study (2019)
Journal Article
Al-memar, M., Bobdiwala, S., Fourie, H., Smith, A., Lee, Y., Marchesi, J., …MacIntyre, D. (2020). The association between vaginal bacterial composition and miscarriage: a nested case-control study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 127(2), 264-274. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.15972

© 2019 The Authors. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Objective: To characterise vaginal bacterial composition in early pre... Read More about The association between vaginal bacterial composition and miscarriage: a nested case-control study.

Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: The RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations (2019)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Almeida, C., Ambler, N., Blair, P., Choy, E., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2019). Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: The RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations. Health Technology Assessment, 23(57), https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23570

Background: Fatigue is a major problem in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is evidence for cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) delivered by clinical psychologists but few rheumatology units have psychologists. Objectives: To compare clinical and... Read More about Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: The RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations.

Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: the RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations (2019)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Almeida, C., Ambler, N., Blair, P. S., Choy, E., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2019). Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: the RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations. Health Technology Assessment, 23(57), 1-130. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23570

BACKGROUND: Fatigue is a major problem in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is evidence for the clinical effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) delivered by clinical psychologists, but few rheumatology units have psychologists. OBJECTIVE... Read More about Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: the RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations.

The Bumps and BaBies Longitudinal Study (BaBBLeS): a multi-site cohort study of first-time mothers to evaluate the effectiveness of the Baby Buddy app (2019)
Journal Article
Deave, T., Ginja, S., Goodenough, T., Bailey, E., Piwek, L., Coad, J., …Lingam, R. (2019). The Bumps and BaBies Longitudinal Study (BaBBLeS): a multi-site cohort study of first-time mothers to evaluate the effectiveness of the Baby Buddy app. mHealth, 5, https://doi.org/10.21037/mhealth.2019.08.05

Background: Health mobile applications (apps) have become very popular, including apps specifically designed to support women during the ante- and post-natal periods. However, there is currently limited evidence for the effectiveness of such apps at... Read More about The Bumps and BaBies Longitudinal Study (BaBBLeS): a multi-site cohort study of first-time mothers to evaluate the effectiveness of the Baby Buddy app.