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Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2016). Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys. Glasgow: Macmillan Cancer Support UK
First report of five year evaluation.
Afseth, J., Neubeck, L., Karatzias, T., & Grant, R. (2017, June). Holistic Needs Assessment in Brain Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Available Tools. Poster presented at British Neuro Oncology Conference
BACKGROUND: A diagnosis of brain cancer affects nearly 10 000 adults per year in the United Kingdom and has a devastating impact. This is due to the poor prognosis as well as ...
Snowden, A., Kelly, L., Campbell, K., & Paterson, R. (in press). The negative impact on patients when clinicians don't learn their lines: An international survey of people living with Central Venous Access Devices. British Journal of Nursing (1),
The literature on patient experience of living with a central venous access device (CVAD) is growing, but remains sparse. It suggests that patients accept CVADs as...
Chief Scientists Office
The number of children admitted to Scottish hospitals continues to rise, and this is due to cases admitted and discharged on the same day (“zero day admissions”). We do not currently know how best to ...
ENU Development Trust
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James ...
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Senior Research Fellow
Macmillan Lecturer Child Health and Cancer Nursing
Lai, Y. S., & Afseth, J. D. (2019). A review of the impact of utilising electronic medical records for clinical research recruitment. Clinical Trials, 16(2), 194-203. https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774519829709
Recruitment is an important aspect of clinical research, as poor recruitment could undermine the scientific value of a trial or delay the development process of ...
Afseth, J., Neubeck, L., Karatzias, T., & Grant, R. (in press). Holistic needs assessment in brain cancer patients: A systematic review of available tools. European Journal of Cancer Care, e12931. doi:10.1111/ecc.12931
This systematic review describes tools which could be considered for use for holistic needs assessment in Brain Cancer. MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health ...
Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (2018). Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: A cohort study. Cancer Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.1709
It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...
Dobson, C., Russell, A., Brown, S., & Rubin, G. (2018). The role of social context in symptom appraisal and help-seeking among people with lung or colorectal symptoms: A qualitative interview study. European Journal of Cancer Care, e12815. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12815
Prolonged diagnostic intervals are associated with poorer outcomes, and the patient interval appears to be a substantial contributor to the overall length of the diagnostic in...
McInally, W. (2018). Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families?. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2018.1424418
No abstract available.
McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M. J., McLaren, N., & Willis, D. S. (2017). Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-017-1284-6
Cancer is a key priority worldwide, and caring for children and young people with cancer requires a range of specific knowledge, skills and experience in order to deliver the ...
McInally, W., & Willis, D. S. (2017). Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 40(2), 68-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2017.1305250
Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., McConnachie, A., Emslie, C., Lee, L., …Ritchie, D. (2007). Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 334(7592), (517). doi:10.1136/bmj.39094.648553.ae. ISSN 0959-8138
Objectives To determine functional and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer, with six month f...
Emslie, C., Whyte, F., Campbell, A., Mutrie, N., Lee, L., Ritchie, D., & Kearney, N. (2007). 'I wouldn't have been interested in just sitting round a table talking about cancer'; exploring the experiences of women with breast cancer in a group exercise trial. Health Education Research, 22(6), 827-838. doi:10.1093/her/cyl159
There is evidence that physical activity improves the psychological and physical health of patients with cancer. However, relatively little attention has been paid to understa...
Mathers, J., Fraser, J. A., McMahon, M., Saunders, R. D. C., Hayes, J. D., & McLellan, L. I. (2004). Antioxidant and cytoprotective responses to redox stress. Biochemical Society symposia, 71, (157-176). doi:10.1042/bss0710157. ISSN 0067-8694
Aerobic cells produce reactive oxygen species as a consequence of normal cellular metabolism, and an array of antioxidant systems are in place to maintain the redox balance. W...
Fraser, J. A., Saunders, R. D. C., & McLellan, L. I. (2002). Drosophila melanogaster Glutamate-Cysteine Ligase Activity Is Regulated by a Modifier Subunit with a Mechanism of Action Similar to That of the Mammalian Form. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 277(2), (1158-1165). doi:10.1074/jbc.m106683200. ISSN 0021-9258
Glutamate-cysteine ligase (GCL) plays an important role in regulating glutathione homeostasis. In mammals, it comprises a catalytic (GCLC) and modifier (GCLM) subunit. The exi...
Girardi, G., Fraser, J., Bertolaccini, M. L., Lennen, R., Vontell, R., & Hutchison, G. (2014). In vivo in uterus non-invasive methods to predict placental insufficiency and adverse pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.placenta.2014.06.184
Objectives: To use MRI-based methods to non invasively detect placental insufficiency and predict fetal outcomes in obstetric antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
Methods and resul...
To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
This research project will undertake focus groups with glioma patients to explore the concerns they would like to discuss in outpatient neuro-oncology medical consultations. It will aim to identify co...
Two year research and development project to investigate and develop reliable systems and processes for patient flow and care management. This will be investigated within the Scottish patient safety P...
The Traverse, Edinburgh
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Dates & times
Fri 17 (7pm), Sat 18 (2pm) & Sun 19 Nov (7.30pm)
17 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
219 Colinton Road
19 April 2017 - 20 April 2017