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Asymmetric ommatidia count and behavioural lateralization in the ant Temnothorax albipennis (2018)
Journal Article
Hunt, E., Dornan, S., Sendova-Franks, A., & Franks, N. (2018). Asymmetric ommatidia count and behavioural lateralization in the ant Temnothorax albipennis. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 5825. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-23652-4

© 2018 The Author(s). Workers of the house-hunting ant Temnothorax albipennis rely on visual edge following and landmark recognition to navigate their rocky environment, and they also exhibit a leftward turning bias when exploring unknown nest sites.... Read More about Asymmetric ommatidia count and behavioural lateralization in the ant Temnothorax albipennis.

Feeding tube securement in critical illness: Implications for safety (2018)
Journal Article
Taylor, S. J., Allan, K., Clemente, R., Marsh, A., & Toher, D. (2018). Feeding tube securement in critical illness: Implications for safety. British Journal of Nursing, 27(18), 1036-1041. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2018.27.18.1036

© 2018 MA Healthcare Ltd Over 50% of tape-secured feeding tubes are inadvertently lost. The impact of nasal bridle securement on nasogastric (NG) and nasointestinal (NI) tube loss, outcome and duration of use was determined from 1 October 2014 (NG) a... Read More about Feeding tube securement in critical illness: Implications for safety.

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.

An outlier in an independent samples design (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Derrick, B. (2018, September). An outlier in an independent samples design. Paper presented at Royal Statistical Society Conference

There is a flaw with some of the most commonly performed statistical tests. A paradox of the one sample t-test is the contrariwise decrease in the p-value as the value of an outlier increases in the direction of the overall effect. Demonstration of t... Read More about An outlier in an independent samples design.

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).

Time to Initial Debridement and wound Excision (TIDE) in severe open tibial fractures and related clinical outcome: A multi-centre study (2018)
Journal Article
Hendrickson, S. A., Wall, R. A., Manley, O., Gibson, W., Toher, D., Wallis, K., …Khan, U. (2018). Time to Initial Debridement and wound Excision (TIDE) in severe open tibial fractures and related clinical outcome: A multi-centre study. Injury, 49(10), 1922-1926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.07.023

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Background: Recent national (NICE) guidelines in England recommend that initial debridement and wound excision of open tibial fractures take place within 12 h of the time of injury, a change from the previous target of 24 h. This... Read More about Time to Initial Debridement and wound Excision (TIDE) in severe open tibial fractures and related clinical outcome: A multi-centre study.

To preliminary test or not to preliminary test, that is the question (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Derrick, B. (2018, July). To preliminary test or not to preliminary test, that is the question

Despite the consequences of violations to the assumptions of statistical tests, there is often neglect in published works to report on the assumptions of the tests performed. Preliminary testing the assumptions prior to preforming the test is done ro... Read More about To preliminary test or not to preliminary test, that is the question.

Recurrence rates in primary spontaneous pneumothorax: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Walker, S., Bibby, A., Halford, P., Stadon, L., White, P., & Maskell, N. (2018). Recurrence rates in primary spontaneous pneumothorax: A systematic review and meta-analysis. European Respiratory Journal, 52(3), 1800864. https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00864-2018

Copyright ©ERS 2018 Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) recurrence rates vary widely in the published literature, with limited data describing the factors that influence recurrence. The aims of this systematic review were to determine an estimati... Read More about Recurrence rates in primary spontaneous pneumothorax: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Preschool children’s communication, motor and social development: Parents’ and educators’ concerns (2018)
Journal Article
McLeod, S., Crowe, K., McCormack, J., White, P., Wren, Y., Baker, E., …Roulstone, S. (2018). Preschool children’s communication, motor and social development: Parents’ and educators’ concerns. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 20(4), 468-482. https://doi.org/10.1080/17549507.2017.1309065

© 2017, © 2017 The Speech Pathology Association of Australia Limited. Purpose: During early childhood, it is important to identify which children require intervention before they face the increased demands of school. This study aimed to: (1) compare... Read More about Preschool children’s communication, motor and social development: Parents’ and educators’ concerns.

Plant-animal worms round themselves up in circular mills on the beach (2018)
Journal Article
Sendova-Franks, A., Franks, N., & Worley, A. (2018). Plant-animal worms round themselves up in circular mills on the beach. Royal Society Open Science, 5(7), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180665

© 2018 The Authors. Collective motion is a fascinating and intensely studied manifestation of collective behaviour. Circular milling is an impressive example. It occurs in fishes, processionary caterpillars and army ants, among others. Its adaptive s... Read More about Plant-animal worms round themselves up in circular mills on the beach.

Tests for equality of variances between two samples which contain both paired observations and independent observations (2018)
Journal Article
Derrick, B., Ruck, A., Toher, D., & White, P. (2018). Tests for equality of variances between two samples which contain both paired observations and independent observations

Tests for equality of variances between two samples which contain both paired observations and independent observations are explored using simulation. New solutions which make use of all of the available data are put forward. These new approaches are... Read More about Tests for equality of variances between two samples which contain both paired observations and independent observations.

Parametric and non-parametric tests for the comparison of two samples which both include paired and unpaired observations (2018)
Journal Article
Derrick, B., White, P., & Toher, D. (2018). Parametric and non-parametric tests for the comparison of two samples which both include paired and unpaired observations. Journal of modern applied statistical methods : JMASM,

Samples that include both independent and paired observations cause a dilemma for researchers that covers the full breadth of empirical research. Parametric approaches for the comparison of two samples using all available observations are considered,... Read More about Parametric and non-parametric tests for the comparison of two samples which both include paired and unpaired observations.

Exposure to childhood adversity and deficits in emotion recognition: results from a large, population-based sample (2018)
Journal Article
Dunn, E. C., Crawford, K. M., Soare, T. W., Button, K. S., Raffeld, M. R., Smith, A. D. A. C., …Munafò, M. R. (2018). Exposure to childhood adversity and deficits in emotion recognition: results from a large, population-based sample. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59(8), 845-854. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12881

© 2018 Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Background: Emotion recognition skills are essential for social communication. Deficits in these skills have been implicated in mental disorders. Prior studies of clinical and high-risk sampl... Read More about Exposure to childhood adversity and deficits in emotion recognition: results from a large, population-based sample.

Complementary landmarks facilitate ant navigation (2018)
Journal Article
Hunt, E., Kendall, C., Stanbury, E., Sendova-Franks, A., & Franks, N. (2018). Complementary landmarks facilitate ant navigation. Behavioural Processes, 157, 702-710. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2018.03.004

© 2018 The Authors Visual landmarks are important navigational aids to many animals, and when more than one is available their juxtaposition can convey valuable new information to a navigator about progress toward a goal, depending on the landmarks’... Read More about Complementary landmarks facilitate ant navigation.

What life course theoretical models best explain the relationship between exposure to childhood adversity and psychopathology symptoms: Recency, accumulation, or sensitive periods? (2018)
Journal Article
Dunn, E. C., Soare, T. W., Raffeld, M. R., Busso, D. S., Crawford, K. M., Fisher, V. A., …Susser, E. S. (2018). What life course theoretical models best explain the relationship between exposure to childhood adversity and psychopathology symptoms: Recency, accumulation, or sensitive periods?. Psychological Medicine, 48(15), 2562-2572. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291718000181

Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2018Â. Background Although childhood adversity is a potent determinant of psychopathology, relatively little is known about how the characteristics of adversity exposure, including its developmental timing or du... Read More about What life course theoretical models best explain the relationship between exposure to childhood adversity and psychopathology symptoms: Recency, accumulation, or sensitive periods?.

Complex genetic patterns in human arise from a simple range-expansion model over continental landmasses (2018)
Journal Article
Kanitz, R., Guillot, E., Antoniazza, S., Neuenschwander, S., & Goudet, J. (2018). Complex genetic patterns in human arise from a simple range-expansion model over continental landmasses. PLoS ONE, 13(2), e0192460. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192460

© 2018 Kanitz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cre... Read More about Complex genetic patterns in human arise from a simple range-expansion model over continental landmasses.

Predictors of improved biochemical progression free survival for salvage prostate bed radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy (2018)
Journal Article
Wright, E., Challapalli, A., White, P., Persad, R., Masson, S., Kirk, H., …Bahl, A. (2018). Predictors of improved biochemical progression free survival for salvage prostate bed radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36(6), 38

Predictors of improved biochemical progression free survival for salvage prostate bed radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy

Upfront docetaxel with androgen deprivation therapy in the elderly patient with metastatic hormone-naïve prostate cancer: Single institution experience (2018)
Journal Article
Rayner, L., Challapalli, A., Blackmore, E., Rea, K., Wells, N., White, P., …Bahl, A. (2018). Upfront docetaxel with androgen deprivation therapy in the elderly patient with metastatic hormone-naïve prostate cancer: Single institution experience. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36(6), 328. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2018.36.6_suppl.328

Upfront docetaxel with androgen deprivation therapy in the elderly patient with metastatic hormone-naïve prostate cancer: Single institution experience