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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

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Farquharson, B., Johnston, M., Smith, K., Williams, B., Treweek, S., Dombrowski, S. U., …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. https://doi.org/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 text-only) with usual care. Backgr...

Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews

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Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2016)
Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9
Background Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routine...

Optimising the validity and completion of adherence diaries: A multiple case study and randomised crossover trial

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Frost, R., McClurg, D., Brady, M., & Williams, B. (2016)
Optimising the validity and completion of adherence diaries: A multiple case study and randomised crossover trial. Trials, 17, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-016-1615-7
BACKGROUND: Diaries are the most commonly used adherence measurement method in home-based rehabilitation trials, yet their completion and validity varies widely between trials...

Reducing patient delay with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome: a research protocol for a systematic review of previous interventions to investigate which behaviour change techniques are associated with effective interventions

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Farquharson, B., Dombrowski, S., Pollock, A., Johnston, M., Treweek, S., Williams, B., …Pringle, S. (2014)
Reducing patient delay with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome: a research protocol for a systematic review of previous interventions to investigate which behaviour change techniques are associated with effective interventions. Open Heart, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2014-000079
Introduction Delay to presentation with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is common meaning many fail to achieve optimal benefit from treatments. Interventions have ha...

Can Text Messages Reach the Parts Other Process Measures Cannot Reach: An Evaluation of a Behavior Change Intervention Delivered by Mobile Phone?

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Irvine, L., Falconer, D. W., Jones, C., Ricketts, I. W., Williams, B., & Crombie, I. K. (2012)
Can Text Messages Reach the Parts Other Process Measures Cannot Reach: An Evaluation of a Behavior Change Intervention Delivered by Mobile Phone?. PLOS ONE, 7(12), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052621
Background Process evaluation is essential in developing, piloting and evaluating complex interventions. This often involves observation of intervention delivery and interview...

Can theory be embedded in visual interventions to promote self-management? A proposed model and worked example

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Williams, B., Anderson, A., Barton, K., & McGhee, J. (2012)
Can theory be embedded in visual interventions to promote self-management? A proposed model and worked example. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49, 1598-1609
Nurses are increasingly involved in a range of strategies to encourage patient behaviours that improve self-management. If nurses are to be involved in, or indeed lead, the de...

Living with cystic fibrosis: an exploration of the impact of beliefs on emotional coping and mtivation to adhere to treatment regimes among parents of children with cystic fibrosis

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Williams, B., Coyle, J., Dowell, J., & Mukhopadhyay, S. (2008)
Living with cystic fibrosis: an exploration of the impact of beliefs on emotional coping and mtivation to adhere to treatment regimes among parents of children with cystic fibrosis. International Journal of Disability, Community & Rehabilitation, 6(1),
Objective: To explore the impact of beliefs on emotional coping and motivation to implement treatment regimes among parents of children with cystic fibrosis in Scotland, with ...

From child to adult: An exploration of shifting family roles and responsibilities in managing physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis

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Williams, B., Mukhopadhyay, S., Dowell, J., & Coyle, J. (2007)
From child to adult: An exploration of shifting family roles and responsibilities in managing physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. Social Science and Medicine, 65(10), 2135-2146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.07.020
Although chest physiotherapy is central to the management of cystic fibrosis many report problems with adherence. Research in other long-term conditions suggests that non-adhe...

Valuing people as individuals: development of an instrument through a survey of person-centredness in secondary care

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Williams, B., & Coyle, J. (2001)
Valuing people as individuals: development of an instrument through a survey of person-centredness in secondary care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 36(3), 450-459. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.2001.01993.x
Background. Person‐centred care is regarded as the optimum way of delivering health care and is defined as valuing people as individuals (51). So how can practitioners find ou...

Attitudes to information technology: toys or tools?

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Levy, S., & Williams, B. (1999)
Attitudes to information technology: toys or tools?. Nursing Standard, 13(52), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns1999.09.13.52.1.c2675
ART & SCIENCE NEXT Attitudes to information technology: toys or tools? Sharon Levy Research Student, School of Science & Engineering, University of Abertay, Bell Street D...