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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.

Outcomes of a Noninferiority Randomised Controlled Trial of Surgery for Men with Urodynamic Stress Incontinence After Prostate Surgery (MASTER) (2021)
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Abrams, P., Constable, L. D., Cooper, D., MacLennan, G., Drake, M. J., Harding, C., …Glazener, C. (in press). Outcomes of a Noninferiority Randomised Controlled Trial of Surgery for Men with Urodynamic Stress Incontinence After Prostate Surgery (MASTER). European Urology, 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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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.

The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze (2020)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., Al-Mukaimi, A., & Palmer, S. (2021). The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Care, 19(1), 20-27. 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)
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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)
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Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., & Palmer, S. (2021). The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 129, 124-125. 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.

PP20  Paramedic identification and referral of patients in the last year of life: a stakeholder interview study (2020)
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Kirby, K., Black, S., Goodwin, L., Pocock, L., Proctor, A., Richardson, S., …Benger, J. (2020). PP20  Paramedic identification and referral of patients in the last year of life: a stakeholder interview study. Emergency Medicine Journal, 37(10), e10.1-e10. https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2020-999abs.20

Background Patients are approaching End of Life when they are likely to die within the next 12 months. Quality in End of Life Care is variable and identifying patients in the End of Life phase is challenging, particularly in those people with diagnos... Read More about PP20  Paramedic identification and referral of patients in the last year of life: a stakeholder interview study.

Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism (2020)
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Deering, K., Williams, J., Stayner, K., & Pawson, C. (2021). Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism. Nursing Philosophy, 22(1), 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.

The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2020)
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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)
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Palmer, S., Davey, I., Oliver, L., Preece, A., Sowerby, L., & House, S. (2021). The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review. Clinical Rheumatology, 40, 1113–1129. 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)
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Cramp, F., Thomas, R., Haase, A. M., Domaille, M., Manns, S., Swales, C., …Walsh, N. E. (2020). Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(4), 487-500. 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.