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Application of Deep Learning in Generating Structured Radiology Reports: A Transformer-Based Technique

Journal Article
Moezzi, S. A. R., Ghaedi, A., Rahmanian, M., Mousavi, S. Z., & Sami, A. (in press)
Application of Deep Learning in Generating Structured Radiology Reports: A Transformer-Based Technique. Journal of Digital Imaging, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10278-022-00692-x
Since radiology reports needed for clinical practice and research are written and stored in free-text narrations, extraction of relative information for further analysis is di...

A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland

Journal Article
Darker, C. D., Burke, E., Castello, S., O'Sullivan, K., O'Connell, N., Vance, J., …Hayes, C. B. (in press)
A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland. BMC Public Health, 22(1), Article 1528. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13957-5
Background: Smoking poses a serious risk of early preventable death and disease especially for women living with socio-economic disadvantage (SED). A smoking cessation program...

Feasible approaches and implementation challenges to atrial fibrillation screening: A qualitative study of stakeholder views in eleven European countries

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Engler, D., Hanson, C., Desteghe, L., Boriani, G., Diederichsen, S. Z., Freedman, B., …Schnabel, R. (2022)
Feasible approaches and implementation challenges to atrial fibrillation screening: A qualitative study of stakeholder views in eleven European countries. BMJ Open, 12(6), Article e059156. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059156
Objectives: Atrial fibrillation (AF) screening may increase early detection and reduce complications of AF. European, Australian and World Heart Federation guidelines recommen...

Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems

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Zhao, H., Yu, H., & Peng, L. (in press)
Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/tnnls.2022.3174885
In this study, we investigate the event-triggering time-varying trajectory bipartite formation tracking problem for a class of unknown nonaffine nonlinear discrete-time multia...

Learning-based Robust Bipartite Consensus Control for a Class of Multiagent Systems

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Zhao, H., Shan, J., Peng, L., & Yu, H. (in press)
Learning-based Robust Bipartite Consensus Control for a Class of Multiagent Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, https://doi.org/10.1109/tie.2022.3174275
This paper studies the robust bipartite consensus problems for heterogeneous nonlinear nonaffine discrete-time multi-agent systems (MASs) with fixed and switching topologies a...

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a systematic review of physical and psychosocial recovery following discharge from hospital

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Neubeck, L., McHale, S., Ross, M., MacGillvray, S., Galbraith, M., & Hanson, C. (2022)
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a systematic review of physical and psychosocial recovery following discharge from hospital. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 21(7), 665-676. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvac009
Introduction Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is increasingly recognised as an important cause of myocardial infarction, particularly among women. SCAD survivors ...

Distributed Event-triggered Bipartite Consensus for Multi-agent Systems Against Injection Attacks

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Zhao, H., Shan, J., Peng, L., & Yu, H. (in press)
Distributed Event-triggered Bipartite Consensus for Multi-agent Systems Against Injection Attacks. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, https://doi.org/10.1109/tii.2022.3157595
This paper studies fully distributed data-driven problems for nonlinear discrete-time multi-agent systems (MASs) with fixed and switching topologies preventing injection attac...

Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Evans, K., Rennick-Egglestone, S., Cox, S., Kuipers, Y., & Spiby, H. (2022)
Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(2), https://doi.org/10.2196/28093
Background: Symptoms of anxiety are common in pregnancy, with severe symptoms associated with negative outcomes for women and babies. Low-level psychological therapy is recomm...

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Nursing

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Jennings, C., Astin, F., Fitzsimons, D., Lambrinou, E., Neubeck, L., & Thompson, D. R. (Eds.)
(2021). The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Nursing. Oxford: Oxford University Press

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

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Fitzsimons, D., Carson, M. A., Hansen, T. B., Neubeck, L., Tanash, M. I., & Hill, L. (2021)
The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(6), 572-579. 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...

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Recovery from Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

2023 - 2025
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is increasingly recognised as an important cause of myocardial infarction (MI). Despite this, there are no recovery programmes tailored for SCAD survivors...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £184,716

Electronics and Control Panels design for Airglove Arm and Leg medical products for Difficult Intravenous Access (DIVA)

2022 - 2023
Green Cross Medico would like to continue the collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University as not only do they understand the project, but they have the skills and knowledge to develop the Airglove ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,000

Qualitative study to explore the acceptability of an accelerated syncope strategy to patients and staff involved in the ASPIRED trial

2022 - 2022
The BHF funded ASPIRED study aims to determine whether immediate, enhanced (14-day) ambulatory ECG monitoring decreases the number of episodes of syncope at one year compared to standard care monitori...
Funder: British Heart Foundation | Value: £17,189

Football Sport Psychology PhD Studentship

2022 - 2026
Through a matched-funded PhD between the School of Applied Sciences (Edinburgh Napier University) and Soccer PDP, this project aims to develop an applied sport psychology resource for grass roots and ...
Funder: Soccer PDP | Value: £32,277

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: £88,603

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 - 2023
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: £433,264

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