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Physical appearance and wellbeing 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 wellbeing in adults with incurable cancer: A thematic analysis. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care,

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 wellbeing in adults with incurable cancer: A thematic analysis.

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. (in press). The patient perspective of nurse-led care in early rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of qualitative studies with thematic analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 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)
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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.

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.

The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., Al-Mukaimi, A., & Palmer, S. (in press). The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1503

Background: Mulligan's mobilization with movement (MWM) aims to enhance the kinematics of the joint. Kinematic impairment of the knee joint is significant following total knee arthroplasty (TKA), which could be managed with Mulligan's MWM. This artic... Read More about The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial.

Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial (2020)
Journal Article
Walsh, N., Jones, L., Phillips, S., Thomas, R., Odondi, L., Palmer, S., …Hurley, M. (2020). Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 50, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2020.102271

Chronic musculoskeletal pain including osteoarthritis (OA) can significantly limit the functional independence of individuals. The spine and hip and knee are predominantly affected; management guidelines for each recommend exercise and education to s... Read More about Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial.

The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., & Palmer, S. (in press). The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.09.040

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Extreme control measures have been applied globally. Borders between countries have been closed, and quarantining and physical distancing have been pract... Read More about The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research.

Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism (2020)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Williams, J., Stayner, K., & Pawson, C. (in press). Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism. Nursing Philosophy, https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12329

As a philosophical position, pragmatism can be critiqued to distinguish truth only with methods that bring about desired results, predominantly with scientific enquiry. The article hopes to dismiss this oversimplification and propose that within ment... Read More about Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism.

Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S. (in press). Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture. Osteoporosis Review,

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.

The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2020)
Journal Article
Boichat, C., Llewellyn, A., Grieve, S., & McCabe, C. (2020). The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Current Treatment Options in Rheumatology, 6, 299-311. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40674-020-00156-9

Purpose of the review: Non-medical therapeutic approaches are fundamental to the management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in order to promote the best outcome for patients. This review focuses on three key approaches underpinning CRPS reha... Read More about The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S., Davey, I., Oliver, L., Preece, A., Sowerby, L., & House, S. (in press). The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review. Clinical Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-020-05284-0

Introduction: ‘Syndromic hypermobility’ encompasses heritable connective tissue disorders such as hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and hypermobility spectrum disorders which are characterised by excessive joint range of motion and pain. Conservativ... Read More about The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review.

Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study (2020)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Thomas, R., Haase, A. M., Domaille, M., Manns, S., Swales, C., …Walsh, N. E. (in press). Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1493

Objective(s): The aim of this study is to test the feasibility and acceptability of promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis (PEPA-RA) to inform a future trial. Design: A ‘proof of concept’ study was carried out. Sett... Read More about Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study.

The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ): An update on status and direction (2020)
Journal Article
Uren, A. D., Uren, A., Cotterill, N., Pardoe, M., & Abrams, P. (2020). The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ): An update on status and direction. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 39(6), 1889-1896. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.24437

Aims: In its 22nd year, the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire (ICIQ) project continues to promote its primary objective; the development and dissemination of patient completed questionnaires for the standardized, high-quality a... Read More about The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ): An update on status and direction.

Exposure and confidence with critical non-airway procedures: A global survey of paediatric emergency medicine physicians (2020)
Journal Article
Craig, S., Auerbach, M., Cheek, J. A., Babl, F., Oakley, E., Nguyen, L., …Dalziel, S. (in press). Exposure and confidence with critical non-airway procedures: A global survey of paediatric emergency medicine physicians. Pediatric Emergency Care, https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002092

Background: Children rarely experience critical illness, resulting in low exposure of emergency physicians (EPs) to critical procedures. Our primary objective was to describe senior EP confidence, most recent performance and/or supervision of criti... Read More about Exposure and confidence with critical non-airway procedures: A global survey of paediatric emergency medicine physicians.

Global community child health (2020)
Journal Article
Ellis, M., & Pant, P. R. (2020). Global community child health. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(9), 3331. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17093331

This special issue of IJERPH has published a range of studies in this developing field of Global Community Child Health research. A number of manuscripts submitted in response to our invitation describing ‘community-based interventions which impact o... Read More about Global community child health.

Patient acceptability of the physiotherapy First Contact Practitioner (FCP) role in Primary Care: A realist evaluation (2020)
Thesis
Morris, L. Patient acceptability of the physiotherapy First Contact Practitioner (FCP) role in Primary Care: A realist evaluation. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4824552

Background: Approximately 30% of GP consultations are due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSKDs) which is significantly affecting workload. Physiotherapists are trained to assess, diagnose and treat MSKDs and could provide an alternative to GP consulta... Read More about Patient acceptability of the physiotherapy First Contact Practitioner (FCP) role in Primary Care: A realist evaluation.

Understanding the psychosocial impact of Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (2020)
Thesis
Bennett, S. Understanding the psychosocial impact of Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4522950

Abstract Introduction: Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (EDS-HT) are heritable disorders affecting connective tissue. Existing research has predominately focused on biological features such as joint... Read More about Understanding the psychosocial impact of Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review (2020)
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Cheston, R., Huntley, A., Corse, D., & Munafo, J. (2020). Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review. NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West

The British Geriatric Society (BGS) gives clear guidance during the COVID 19 crisis on the approach of care home staff for residents with dementia who ‘walk with purpose or intent’. This guidance focuses on isolation of suspected cases and behavioura... Read More about Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review.