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Penny, K. I. & Smith, G. D. (2008). The use of data-mining to identify indicators of health related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. In Proceedings of the ITI 2009 31st International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, 87-92. doi:10.1109/ITI.2009.5196059. ISBN 978-953-7138-15-8
Wilson, M. R., Barlow, P. G., Hutchison, G. R., Guy, K., Griffiths, A., Simpson, R. J., …Stone, V. (2004). Nanoparticle and metal interactions and their impact on lung toxicology. In Proceedings of the Ninth Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research, 48-50. ISBN 1 899110 88 7
No abstract available.
Donaldson, K., Hibbs, L., Heal, M., Tran, C. L., Lightbody, J., Barlow, P. G., …Stone, V. (2003). Pro-inflammatory interactions between particles, metals and lung cells. In Effects of Air Contaminants on the Respiratory Tract - Interpretations from Molecules to Meta Analysis, 245-258. ISBN 978-3-8167-6478-6
Freedman, B., Camm, J., Calkins, H., Healey, J. S., Rosenqvist, M., Wang, J., …Yan, B. P. (2017). Screening for atrial fibrillation: a report of the AF-screen international collaboration. Circulation. 135(19), 1851-1867. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.026693. ISSN 0009-7322
Approximately 10% of ischemic strokes are associated with atrial fibrillation (AF) first diagnosed at the time of stroke. Detecting asymptomatic AF would provide an opportunit...
Rubio, N., Parker, R. A., Drost, E. M., Pinnock, H., Weir, C. J., Hanley, J., …Rabinovich, R. A. (2017). Home monitoring of breathing rate in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: observational study of feasibility, acceptability, and change after exacerbation. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 12, 1221-1231. doi:10.2147/copd.s120706
Abstract: Telehealth programs to promote early identification and timely self-management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (AECOPDs) have yielde...
Brown, M., Taggart, L., Karatzias, T., Truesdale, M., Walley, R., Northway, R., …Davies, M. (2017). Improving diabetes care for people with intellectual disabilities: A qualitative study exploring the perceptions and experiences of professionals in diabetes and intellectual disability services Abbreviated Title Improving diabetes care for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. doi:10.1111/jir.12369. ISSN 0964-2633
Background: Globally diabetes is increasing with concerns about the impact on outcomes, including premature death and the costs associated with managing the condition. Researc...
Parker, R. A., Weir, C. J., Rubio, N., Rabinovich, R., Pinnock, H., Hanley, J., …McKinstry, B. (2016). Application of mixed effects limits of agreement in the presence of multiple sources of variability: exemplar from the comparison of several devices to measure respiratory rate in COPD patients. PLoS ONE. 11(12), e0168321. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168321. ISSN 1932-6203
The Bland-Altman limits of agreement method is widely used to assess how well the measurements produced by two raters, devices or systems agree with each other. H...
Neubeck, L., Gallagher, R., Farquarson, B. & Clark, R. (2016). Apps for cardiovascular disease: The role of avatars in personalisation. Health Management. 17(1), 78-80
Farquharson, B., Johnston, M., Smith, K., Williams, B., Treweek, S., Dombrowski, S., …Grindle, M. (2017). Reducing patient delay in Acute Coronary Syndrome (RAPiD): research protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial examining the effect of a behaviour change intervention. Journal of advanced nursing. 73(5), 1220-1234. doi:10.1111/jan.13191
Aims. To evaluate the efficacy of a behaviour change technique–based
intervention and compare two possible modes of delivery (text + visual and textonly) with usual care.
Salisbury, L. G., Rattray, J., Walsh, T. S., Huby, G. & Ramsay, P. (2016). ‘ICU Survivorship’ - a constructivist grounded theory of surviving critical illness. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi:10.1111/jocn.13659. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims & objective
To theorise ICU survivorship after a critical illness based on longitudinal qualitative data.
Increasingly patients survive episodes of critical il...
Hooper, K. M., Barlow, P. G., Stevens, C. & Henderson, P. (2016). Inflammatory Bowel Disease Drugs: A Focus on Autophagy. Journal of Crohn's and Colitis. , jjw127. doi:10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjw127. ISSN 1873-9946
Inflammatory bowel disease [IBD] is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Medications such as corticosteroids, thiopurines, immunomodulators and...
Lowres, N., Mulcahy, G., Freedman, S. B., Jin, K. & Neubeck, L. (2016). PM188 Screening for Recurrence of New-Onset Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Global Heart. 11(2), e101. doi:10.1016/j.gheart.2016.03.351. ISSN 2211-8160
Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with increased mortality and risk of stroke post-discharge. POAF is often thought to be transient, however...
MacNab, M., Lee, S. H., McCloughan, L., Hanley, J., McKinstry, B. & Pinnock, H. (2017). Oximetry-supported self-management for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: mixed method feasibility pilot project. BMC Health Services Research. 15(1)doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1135-2
Background: Pulse oximetry could potentially contribute to self-monitoring. NHS Lothian’s ‘Light Touch’ service
provided COPD patients with a self-management plan based on sym...
Nugent, L. E., Carson, M., Zammitt, N. N., Smith, G. D. & Wallston, K. A. (2015). Health value & perceived control over health: behavioural constructs to support Type 2 diabetes self-management in clinical practice. Journal of clinical nursing. 24(15-16), 2201-2210. doi:10.1111/jocn.12878. ISSN 1365-2702
Aims and objectives
To explore health value and perceived control over health in relation to self-management behaviours in adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Huesa, C., Staines, K., Millán, J. & MacRae, V. (2015). Effects of etidronate on the Enpp1-/- mouse model of generalized arterial calcification of infancy. International Journal of Molecular Medicine. 36(1), 159-165. doi:10.3892/ijmm.2015.2212. ISSN 1107-3756
Generalized arterial calcification of infancy (GACI) is an autosomal recessive disorder of spontaneous infantile arterial and periarticular calcification which is attributed t...