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Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment (2019)
Thesis
Von Vopelius-Feldt, J. Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/2066576

Background Prehospital critical care has the potential to improve the currently low survival rates following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In some areas of the United Kingdom, prehospital critical care teams are dispatched to OHCA, while in... Read More

2019 EULAR recommendations for the generic core competences of health professionals in rheumatology (2019)
Journal Article
Edelaar, L., Nikiphorou, E., Fragoulis, G. E., Iagnocco, A., Haines, C., Bakkers, M., …Vliet Vlieland, T. P. M. (2019). 2019 EULAR recommendations for the generic core competences of health professionals in rheumatology. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215803

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: To maintain and optimise the quality of care provided by health professionals in rheumatology (HPRs), adequate educational offerings are needed. This task force (TF) aimed to develop evidence-based recommendations for the gene... Read More

Contextualising the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prison health in England: a qualitative study among international policymakers (2019)
Journal Article
Ismail, N. (2019). Contextualising the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prison health in England: a qualitative study among international policymakers. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7396-7

Background: Prisons offer the state the opportunity to gain access to a population that is at particularly high risk of ill-health. Despite the supportive legal and policy structures surrounding prison rehabilitation, the oppressive nature of the aus... Read More

Mitigation of Risk (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, July). Mitigation of Risk. Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health

Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) make the final decision as to whether a person should be detained in hospital in England & Wales (UK) under civil mental health legislation. There has been little research to date as to the nature of the... Read More

Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK) (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, July). Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK). Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health

Relatives play a key role when a person is detained under the mental health legislation in England and Wales. Despite this importance, their experiences of undertaking this role has been relatively ignored by research. The Nearest Relative function... Read More

Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds (2019)
Journal Article
Tibbitts, B., Porter, A., Sebire, S., Bird, E., Sanderson, E., Metcalfe, C., …Jago, R. (in press). Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds. BMC Public Health,

Background Numerous interventions to increase children’s physical activity levels are published, yet, few studies report indicators of external validity. Process evaluations are critical forassessing intervention implementation, sustainability and e... Read More

How do they measure up? Differences in stakeholder perceptions of quality measures used in English community nursing (2019)
Journal Article
Pollard, K., Sue, H., Lorna, D., Christina, P., Pauline, A., Ailsa, C., …Chris, S. (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,

Abstract 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 case study... Read More

Researching the Therapeutic Impact of Words (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. (2019, July). Researching the Therapeutic Impact of Words. Paper presented at Creative Bridges International: Work and Research with Words for Wellbeing

This presentation outlines different projects researching therapeutic writing for disordered eating. It aims to disseminate these research findings as well as to describe some of the many obstacles to conducting and publishing research in this area.

Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies (2019)
Journal Article
Ige-Elegbede, J., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Powell, J. (2019). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Preventive Medicine Reports, 15, 100952. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100952

Older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups experience a relatively higher burden of physical inactivity compared with their counterparts from non-BME groups. Despite the increasing number of qualitative studies investigating the barrier... Read More

Kneeling ability after total knee replacement (2019)
Journal Article
Wylde, V., Artz, N., Howells, N., & Blom, A. W. (2019). Kneeling ability after total knee replacement. EFORT Open Reviews, 4(7), 460-467. https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.4.180085

•Kneeling ability is consistently the poorest patient-rated outcome after total knee replacement (TKR), with 60–80% of patients reporting difficulty kneeling or an inability to kneel. •Difficulty kneeling impacts on many activities and areas of life... Read More

Effect of group‐based outpatient physiotherapy on function after total knee replacement: The ARENA randomised controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Lenguerrand, E., Gooberman‐Hill, R., Artz, N., Marques, E., Sanderson, E., Lewis, K., …Wylde, V. (2019). Effect of group‐based outpatient physiotherapy on function after total knee replacement: The ARENA randomised controlled trial. Arthritis Care and Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23909

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term clinical effectiveness of a novel group-based outpatient physiotherapy following total knee replacement (TKR). METHODS: In this two centre, unblinded, superiority, randomised controlled trial, 180 patients on... Read More

Distribution of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) and their HLA-C ligands in two Iranian populations (2009)
Journal Article
Hiby, S. E., Ashrafian-Bonab, M., Farrell, L., Single, R. M., Balloux, F., Carrington, M., & Moffett, A. (2010). Distribution of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) and their HLA-C ligands in two Iranian populations. Immunogenetics, 62(2), 65-73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00251-009-0408-5

Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) gene frequencies vary between populations and contribute to functional variation in immune responses to viruses,autoimmunity and reproductive success. This study describes the frequency distribution of... Read More