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Personal birth preferences and actual mode of delivery outcomes of obstetricians and gynaecologists in South West England; With comparison to regional and national birth statistics (2014)
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Shaw, E., Lightly, K., Shaw, E., Dailami, N., & Bisson, D. (2014). Personal birth preferences and actual mode of delivery outcomes of obstetricians and gynaecologists in South West England; With comparison to regional and national birth statistics. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 181, 95-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2014.07.005

© 2014 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved. Objective: To determine personal birth preferences of obstetricians in various clinical scenarios, in particular elective caesarean section for maternal request. To determine actual rates of modes of... Read More about Personal birth preferences and actual mode of delivery outcomes of obstetricians and gynaecologists in South West England; With comparison to regional and national birth statistics.

Challenge and change: Police identity, morale and goodwill in an age of austerity (2014)
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Hoggett, J., Redford, P., Toher, D., & White, P. (2014). Challenge and change: Police identity, morale and goodwill in an age of austerity

One of the largest pieces of independent research on police attitudes in England and Wales. The research, led by Dr James Hoggett from UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England, Bristol), looked at police attitudes to current reform proposal... Read More about Challenge and change: Police identity, morale and goodwill in an age of austerity.

Salience and valence of appearance in a population with a visible difference of appearance: Direct and moderated relationships with self-consciousness, anxiety and depression (2014)
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Walsh, E., Thompson, A., Saul, K., Newman, S., Newell, R., Lindenmeyer, A., …UWE Collaborators, . (2014). Salience and valence of appearance in a population with a visible difference of appearance: Direct and moderated relationships with self-consciousness, anxiety and depression. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e88435. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088435

Psychometric measures of appearance salience and valence, CARSAL and CARVAL, have been previously demonstrated to be key factors underpinning appearance related self-consciousness and negative affect in the general population. However, the extent to... Read More about Salience and valence of appearance in a population with a visible difference of appearance: Direct and moderated relationships with self-consciousness, anxiety and depression.

The psychological well-being and appearance concerns of patients presenting with ptosis (2014)
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White, P., Rumsey, N., Jenkinson, E., Richards, H. S., Jenkinson, E., Rumsey, N., …Harrad, R. A. (2014). The psychological well-being and appearance concerns of patients presenting with ptosis. Eye, 28(3), 296-302. https://doi.org/10.1038/eye.2013.264

PurposePtosis affects both the function and appearance of the eyes and face, because of drooping of the eyelids. Previous research has focused on functional impairment; however, similar appearance altering eye conditions have been demonstrated to hav... Read More about The psychological well-being and appearance concerns of patients presenting with ptosis.

Trail laying during tandem-running recruitment in the ant Temnothorax albipennis (2014)
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Basari, N., Laird-Hopkins, B. C., Sendova-Franks, A. B., & Franks, N. R. (2014). Trail laying during tandem-running recruitment in the ant Temnothorax albipennis. Naturwissenschaften, 101(7), 549-556. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-014-1191-1

Tandem running is a recruitment strategy whereby one ant leads a single naïve nest mate to a resource. While tandem running progresses towards the goal, the leader ant and the follower ant maintain contact mainly by tactile signals. In this paper, we... Read More about Trail laying during tandem-running recruitment in the ant Temnothorax albipennis.

Landmarks and ant search strategies after interrupted tandem runs (2014)
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Bruendl, A. C., Basari, N., Bruendl, A. C., Hemingway, C. E., Roberts, N. W., Sendova-Franks, A. B., & Franks, N. R. (2014). Landmarks and ant search strategies after interrupted tandem runs. Journal of Experimental Biology, 217(6), 944-954. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.087296

© 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd. During a tandem run, a single leading ant recruits a single follower to an important resource such as a new nest. To examine this process, we used a motorized gantry, which has not previously been u... Read More about Landmarks and ant search strategies after interrupted tandem runs.

The Canadian contribution to the otolaryngology literature: A five year bibliometric analysis (2014)
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Nunez, D. A., Lin, J. R., Gurberg, J., Lin, J. R. J., Akbari, E., White, P., & Nunez, D. A. (2014). The Canadian contribution to the otolaryngology literature: A five year bibliometric analysis. Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 43(November), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40463-014-0047-1

© 2014 Gurberg et al. Objectives: To assess the 2008-2012 Canadian contribution to the Otolaryngology literature. Methods: All articles published from January 2008 - December 2012 in 5 Otolaryngology journals were reviewed. Nationality, number of aut... Read More about The Canadian contribution to the otolaryngology literature: A five year bibliometric analysis.

Interactive ant colony optimization (iACO) for early lifecycle software design (2014)
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Simons, C. L., Simons, C., Smith, J., & White, P. (2014). Interactive ant colony optimization (iACO) for early lifecycle software design. Swarm Intelligence, 8(2), 139-157. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11721-014-0094-2

Finding good designs in the early stages of the software development lifecycle is a demanding multi-objective problem that is crucial to success. Previously, both interactive and non-interactive techniques based on evolutionary algorithms (EAs) have... Read More about Interactive ant colony optimization (iACO) for early lifecycle software design.

Nasogastric tube depth: The 'NEX' guideline is incorrect (2014)
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Taylor, S. J., Taylor, S. J., Allan, K., McWilliam, H., & Toher, D. (2014). Nasogastric tube depth: The 'NEX' guideline is incorrect. British Journal of Nursing, 23(12), 641-644. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2014.23.12.641

© 2014 MA Healthcare Ltd. Misplacing 17-23% of nasogastric (NG) tubes above the stomach (Rollins et al, 2012; Rayner, 2013) represents a serious risk in terms of aspiration, further invasive (tube) procedures, irradiation from failed X-ray confirmati... Read More about Nasogastric tube depth: The 'NEX' guideline is incorrect.

SMARTPOP: Inferring the impact of social dynamics on genetic diversity through high speed simulations (2014)
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Guillot, E., & Cox, M. P. (2014). SMARTPOP: Inferring the impact of social dynamics on genetic diversity through high speed simulations. BMC Bioinformatics, 15(1), 175. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-15-175

Background: Social behavior has long been known to influence patterns of genetic diversity, but the effect of social processes on population genetics remains poorly quantified – partly due to limited community-level genetic sampling (which is increas... Read More about SMARTPOP: Inferring the impact of social dynamics on genetic diversity through high speed simulations.

Operative time and outcome of enhanced recovery after surgery after laparoscopic colorectal surgery (2014)
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Harrison, O. J., Smart, N. J., White, P., Brigic, A., Carlisle, E. R., Allison, A. S., …Francis, N. K. (2014). Operative time and outcome of enhanced recovery after surgery after laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Journal- Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 18(2), 265-272. https://doi.org/10.4293/108680813X13753907291918

Background and Objectives: Combining laparoscopy and enhanced recovery provides benefit to short-term outcomes after colorectal surgery. Advances in training and techniques have allowed surgeons to operate on cases that are technically challenging an... Read More about Operative time and outcome of enhanced recovery after surgery after laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Do long leg supine CT scanograms correlate with weight-bearing full-length radiographs to measure lower limb coronal alignment? (2014)
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Porteous, A. J., White, P., Gbejuade, H. O., White, P., Hassaballa, M., Porteous, A. .. .., …Murray, J. R. (2014). Do long leg supine CT scanograms correlate with weight-bearing full-length radiographs to measure lower limb coronal alignment?. Knee, 21(2), 549-552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2013.05.009

Introduction: The gold standard for measuring knee alignment is the lower limb mechanical axis (MA) using weight-bearing lower limb full-length x-ray (FLX). However, CT scanograms (CTS) are becoming increasingly popular in view of lower radiation exp... Read More about Do long leg supine CT scanograms correlate with weight-bearing full-length radiographs to measure lower limb coronal alignment?.