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Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study (2021)
Journal Article
McCabe, C., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & Davies, B. (2021). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study. Pain and Rehabilitation, 50, 14-21

Objective Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a common complication of diabetes. This study explored the experience and impact of living with PDN. Design People with PDN were recruited through local NHS clinics and by national advertisement in di... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study.

Considerations and priorities for incorporating the patient perspective on remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis: An OMERACT 2020 Special Interest Group report (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, B., Flurey, C. A., Proudman, S., Ferreira, R. J. O., Voshaar, M., Hoogland, W., …Boers, M. (in press). Considerations and priorities for incorporating the patient perspective on remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis: An OMERACT 2020 Special Interest Group report. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.07.010

Objective: To determine how best to incorporate the patient perspective into rheumatoid arthritis remission criteria. Methods: At OMERACT 2020, several studies, including a longitudinal multi-centre study testing the validity of adding patient-val... Read More about Considerations and priorities for incorporating the patient perspective on remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis: An OMERACT 2020 Special Interest Group report.

The development of the C-PAT: A concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway (2021)
Journal Article
Uren, A., Cotterill, N., Abrams, P., Catto, J., Patel, B., McGrath, J., …Rowe, E. (in press). The development of the C-PAT: A concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway. BJU International,

Objectives To develop and test the psychometric properties of a concise, patient reported questionnaire, designed to assess key aspects of the radical cystectomy (RC) patient pathway that are important to both patients and clinicians. Subjects/Pat... Read More about The development of the C-PAT: A concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway.

The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia (2021)
Journal Article
Ismail, S., Dodd, E., Christopher, G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Cheston, R. (in press). The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, https://doi.org/10.1177/00914150211024185

Although dementia may affect the reliability of autobiographical memories, the psychological properties of nostalgic memories may be preserved. We compared the content of nostalgic (n = 36) and ordinary (n = 31) narratives of 67 participants living w... Read More about The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia.

A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: Development and pilot study (2021)
Journal Article
Preece, S. J., Brookes, N., Williams, A. E., Jones, R. K., Starbuck, C., Jones, A., & Walsh, N. E. (2021). A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: Development and pilot study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 22(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-021-04389-0

Background: Exercise-based approaches have been a cornerstone of physiotherapy management of knee osteoarthritis for many years. However, clinical effects are considered small to modest and the need for continued adherence identified as a barrier to... Read More about A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: Development and pilot study.

Visual illusions modulate body perception disturbance and pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A randomized trial (2021)
Journal Article
Lewis, J. S., Newport, R., Taylor, G., Smith, M., & McCabe, C. S. (in press). Visual illusions modulate body perception disturbance and pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A randomized trial. European Journal of Pain, https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1766

Background: Effective treatment of longstanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a challenge, as causal mechanisms remain elusive. People with CRPS frequently report distorted subjective perceptions of their affected limb. Evidence of pain re... Read More about Visual illusions modulate body perception disturbance and pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A randomized trial.

Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER) (2021)
Journal Article
Abrams, P., Constable, L. D., Cooper, D., MacLennan, G., Drake, M. J., Harding, C., …Glazener, C. (2021). Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER). European Urology, 79(6), 812-823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2021.01.024

Background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is common after radical prostatectomy and likely to persist despite conservative treatment. The sling is an emerging operation for persistent SUI, but randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparison with the... Read More about Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER).

Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate? (2021)
Journal Article
Davies, B., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & McCabe, C. S. (in press). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate?. British Journal of Pain, https://doi.org/10.1177/2049463721989753

Objective: Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a painful complication of diabetes. This study aimed to explore: (1) strategies used by participants to manage impacts of PDN and (2) their perspectives on whether strategies from pain management progra... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate?.

Patient reported outcomes in large vessel vasculitides (2021)
Journal Article
Robson, J., Mackie, S., & Hill, C. (2021). Patient reported outcomes in large vessel vasculitides. Current Rheumatology Reports, 23(2), https://doi.org/10.1007/s11926-020-00979-4

Purpose of Review: The goal of this paper is to review current and future uses of patient-reported outcomes in large vessel vasculitis. The large vessel vasculitides comprise Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu arteritis; both are types of systemic vas... Read More about Patient reported outcomes in large vessel vasculitides.

Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life (2021)
Journal Article
Goodwin, L., Proctor, A., Kirby, K., Black, S., Pocock, L., Richardson, S., …Benger, J. (2021). Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life. Progress in Palliative Care, 29(2), 76-83. https://doi.org/10.1080/09699260.2021.1872140

Background: Early advance care planning has clear benefits for patients approaching the end of their life, yet many of those attended by UK paramedics do not have this planning in place. Aims: To explore staff stakeholder views on the role of UK p... Read More about Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life.

Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S. (2020). Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture. Osteoporosis Review, 30(3), 10-13

Introduction: This article relates to the use of postural taping and braces for stable osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) where treatment aims might include pain relief and postural re-education. Normally, such techniques or devices will allow s... Read More about Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture.

Physical appearance and well-being in adults with incurable cancer: A thematic analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Tollow, P., Ogden, J., McCabe, C. S., & Harcourt, D. (in press). Physical appearance and well-being in adults with incurable cancer: A thematic analysis. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002632

Objectives: Existing research has established the importance of appearance concerns for individuals with cancer and identified appearance as an important factor in dying with dignity. No research, however, has explored in depth the role of appearance... Read More about Physical appearance and well-being in adults with incurable cancer: A thematic analysis.

E27: Evidencing the behaviour change model underpinning a personalised and tailored app for low back pain (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Berry, A., & Walsh, N. (2020, November). E27: Evidencing the behaviour change model underpinning a personalised and tailored app for low back pain. Poster presented at Physiotherapy UK 2020, Virtual

Purpose: Self-management of low back pain is supported by national guidance (Savigny 2016, Foster et al, 2018, ). Digital modalities have gained traction as a potentially effective way of delivering information and education. It is vital to evaluate... Read More about E27: Evidencing the behaviour change model underpinning a personalised and tailored app for low back pain.

The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze (2020)
Journal Article
Khalefa, M. A., Smith, L. K., & Ahmad, R. (2020). The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze. Knee Surgery & Related Research, 32(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s43019-020-00073-0

Introduction Persistent wound ooze has been associated with prolonged length of hospital stay and increased risk of infection. Recently, the use of tissue adhesive after hip and knee arthroplasty has been described. We believe that knee arthroplasty... Read More about The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze.

The patient perspective of nurse-led care in early rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of qualitative studies with thematic analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Sweeney, A. M. T., McCabe, C., Flurey, C. A., Robson, J. C., Berry, A., Richards, P., & Ndosi, M. (2021). The patient perspective of nurse-led care in early rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of qualitative studies with thematic analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 30(1-2), 145-160. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15531

Introduction: Management of rheumatoid arthritis has changed dramatically over the last decade and is characterised by early start of intensive treatment and tight monitoring of disease activity until remission. The role of nurse-led care at early... Read More about The patient perspective of nurse-led care in early rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of qualitative studies with thematic analysis.

The mnemic neglect effect and information about dementia: Age differences in recall (2020)
Journal Article
Cheston, R., Dodd, E., Christopher, G., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (in press). The mnemic neglect effect and information about dementia: Age differences in recall. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2020.1842850

Dementia represents a more immediate threat for older than for younger adults. Consequently, different strategies may be used to defend the self against the threat of dementia. We hypothesised that older (compared to younger) adults are more likely t... Read More about The mnemic neglect effect and information about dementia: Age differences in recall.

Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery? (2020)
Journal Article
Smith, L. K., Turner, E., Lenguerrand, E., Powell, J., & Palmer, S. (in press). Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery?. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1521

Purpose Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is highly successful but some patients will require later revision surgery. This pilot study evaluates the effects of long‐term follow‐up for patients undergoing revision hip replacement. Methods Consecutive... Read More about Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery?.

The effects of joint hypermobility syndrome on the kinematics and kinetics of the vertical jump test (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N., Cramp, M., Barnett, S., & Palmer, S. (2020). The effects of joint hypermobility syndrome on the kinematics and kinetics of the vertical jump test. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 55, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2020.102483

Purpose: Biomechanical impairments are not apparent during walking in people with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS). This research explored biomechanical alterations during a higher intensity task, vertical jumping. Materials and methods: This cross... Read More about The effects of joint hypermobility syndrome on the kinematics and kinetics of the vertical jump test.

What matters most: A qualitative study of person-centered physiotherapy practice in community rehabilitation (2020)
Journal Article
Hammond, R., Stenner, R., & Palmer, S. (in press). What matters most: A qualitative study of person-centered physiotherapy practice in community rehabilitation. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2020.1825577

Background: Person-centered approaches to care require physiotherapists to engage in trying to understand the full range of biomedical, psychological, and social factors that people bring to the consultation, along with the client’s individual respon... Read More about What matters most: A qualitative study of person-centered physiotherapy practice in community rehabilitation.