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The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey

Journal Article
Fitzsimons, D., Carson, M. A., Hansen, T. B., Neubeck, L., Tanash, M. I., & Hill, L. (in press)
The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvab027
Aims Cardiovascular disease burden is increasing globally, pressuring nursing staff to deliver high-quality care across a diverse range of treatment areas. As such, an evaluat...

An Internet-based Health Intervention for Cardiovascular Disease Management that is Integrated with Primary Care Electronic Health Records: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Implementation Fidelity and User Experience

Journal Article
Neubeck, L., Coorey, G., Peiris, D., Scaria, A., Mulley, J., Hafiz, N., & Redfern, J. (2021)
An Internet-based Health Intervention for Cardiovascular Disease Management that is Integrated with Primary Care Electronic Health Records: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Implementation Fidelity and User Experience. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(4), https://doi.org/10.2196/25333
Background: Growing evidence supports the benefits of eHealth interventions to increase patient engagement and improve outcomes for a range of conditions. However, ineffective...

The European TeleCheck-AF project on remote app-based management of atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic: Centre and patient experiences

Journal Article
Gawałko, M., Duncker, D., Manninger, M., Van der Velden, R. M., Hermans, A. N., Verhaert, D. V., …Linz, D. (in press)
The European TeleCheck-AF project on remote app-based management of atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic: Centre and patient experiences. EP-Europace, https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euab050
Aims: TeleCheck-AF is a multicentre international project initiated to maintain care delivery for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) during COVID-19 through teleconsultati...

Examining the effectiveness of telemonitoring with routinely acquired blood pressure data in primary care: challenges in the statistical analysis

Journal Article
Parker, R. A., Padfield, P., Hanley, J., Pinnock, H., Kennedy, J., Stoddart, A., …McKinstry, B. (2021)
Examining the effectiveness of telemonitoring with routinely acquired blood pressure data in primary care: challenges in the statistical analysis. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 21(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-021-01219-8
Background Scale-up BP was a quasi-experimental implementation study, following a successful randomised controlled trial of the roll-out of telemonitoring in primary care acro...

ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology Position Paper: Use of Commercially Available Wearable Technology for Heart Rate and Activity Tracking in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention

Journal Article
Jensen, M. T., Treskes, R. W., Caiani, E. G., Casado-Arroyo, R., Cowie, M. R., Dilaveris, P., …Lumens, J. (2021)
ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology Position Paper: Use of Commercially Available Wearable Technology for Heart Rate and Activity Tracking in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention. European Heart Journal – Digital Health, 2(1), 49-59. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjdh/ztab011
Commercially available health technologies such as smartphones and smartwatches, activity trackers and eHealth applications, commonly referred to as wearables, are increasingl...

A digital health intervention for cardiovascular disease management in primary care (CONNECT) randomized controlled trial

Journal Article
Redfern, J., Coorey, G., Mulley, J., Scaria, A., Neubeck, L., Hafiz, N., …Peiris, D. (in press)
A digital health intervention for cardiovascular disease management in primary care (CONNECT) randomized controlled trial. npj Digital Medicine, 3, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41746-020-00325-z
Digital health applications (apps) have the potential to improve health behaviors and outcomes. We aimed to examine the effectiveness of a consumer web-based app linked to pri...

Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And Guideline Recommended Therapy (AF SMART II) in the rural primary care setting: a cross-sectional study and cost-effectiveness analysis of eHealth tools to support all stages of screening

Journal Article
Orchard, J., Li, J., Freedman, B., Webster, R., Salkeld, G., Hespe, C., …Lowres, N. (2020)
Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And Guideline Recommended Therapy (AF SMART II) in the rural primary care setting: a cross-sectional study and cost-effectiveness analysis of eHealth tools to support all stages of screening. Journal of the American Heart Association JAHA, 9(18), https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.017080
Background Internationally, most atrial fibrillation (AF) management guidelines recommend opportunistic screening for AF in people aged ≥65 years, and oral anticoagulant (OAC)...

Trust-by-Design: Evaluating Issues and Perceptions within Clinical Passporting

Journal Article
Abramson, W., van Deursen, N. E., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
Trust-by-Design: Evaluating Issues and Perceptions within Clinical Passporting. Blockchain in Healthcare Today, 3, https://doi.org/10.30953/bhty.v3.140
A substantial administrative burden is placed on healthcare professionals as they manage and progress through their careers. Identity verification, pre-employment screening an...

Telemonitoring at scale for hypertension in primary care: An implementation study

Journal Article
Hammersley, V., Parker, R., Paterson, M., Hanley, J., Pinnock, H., Padfield, P., …McKinstry, B. (2020)
Telemonitoring at scale for hypertension in primary care: An implementation study. PLoS Medicine, 17(6), e1003124. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003124
Background While evidence from randomised controlled trials shows that telemonitoring for hypertension is associated with improved blood pressure (BP) control, healthcare syst...

Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up

Journal Article
Gallagher, R., Woolaston, A., Tofler, G., Bauman, A., Zhao, E., Jeon, Y., …Naismith, S. (2021)
Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(1), 56-63. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515120933105
Background: Cognitive impairments (CI) may limit uptake of secondary prevention in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients but is poorly understood, including in cardiac rehabi...
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Who benefits from cardiovascular risk reduction programmes? Building a Scottish observatory to measure the impact of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring and future cardiovascular risk reduction interve...

2020 - 2023
The British Heart Foundation is partnering the Scottish Government in supporting the roll out of an evidence based BP telemonitoring initiative (scale up BP) in order to facilitate increased detection...
Funder: British Heart Foundation | Value: £194,845

ACS discharge and medication education using Avatar technologies to prevent 30-day readmission.

2020 - 2022
Australian data report that up to 1 in 5 acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are readmitted within 30-days.[1] It is estimated that between 2017-18, ACS events cost Australia $1,930 million.[2] Int...

Developing a behavioural intervention to increase lay-people's intentions to initiate CPR in the event of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA)

2019 - 2020
This project aims to increase the number of people who survive after an "out of hospital cardiac arrest" by helping make sure that people who are trained in resuscitation feel able and confident enoug...
Funder: Medical Research Council | Value: £3,663

Increasing medication adherence among adults with atrial fibrillation: A Medical Research Council complex intervention framework development and feasibility study.

2019 - 2022
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common abnormal heart rhythm affecting more than 1-million people in Scotland. People with AF are five-times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die, comp...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £283,191

MRes Scholarships in Digital Health - Does implementation of an electronic prescribing system in Critical Care reduce risk, improve quality of care and patient safety.

2019 - 2021
The aim of this study is to explore the perceptions and experiences of the implementation, management and use electronic prescribing systems in the hospital setting with a focus on Critical Care Units...
Funder: Digital Health Institute | Value: £7,387

Administrative Data Research Centres 2018

2018 - 2022
Administrative data (that is, information collected primarily for administrative purposes) has long contributed to central government and other statistics. However in the last 15-20 years, technologic...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £433,535

The role of CHildhood Adversities and their subsequent effect on mental ill-health and Suicidal behaviour (CHASe)

2018 - 2020
Deaths by suicide among young people are common, increasing year by year in 15-19 year olds, have devastating consequences for everyone involved, and are a signficant UK public health problem. People ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £80,064

Review of mobile applications (apps) for people with dementia

2018 - 2018
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £7,956

Five year records based follow up of people who participated in the Telescot hypertension and COPD trials

2018 - 2019
Five year records based follow up of the participants in two telemonitoring trials will be carried out for the following reasons 1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an incurable, progre...
Funder: Edinburgh Napier Funded

JIGSAW-E: Joint implementation of Guidelines for Osteoarthritis in Western Europe

2018 - 2018
In the EU OA is primarily managed in primary care, yet delivery of quality OA care is highly variable within and between countries. International guidelines for OA recommend core treatments, such as ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £15,849

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