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The 4 ‘A’s test for detecting delirium in acute medical patients: a diagnostic accuracy study

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MacLullich, A. M., Shenkin, S. D., Goodacre, S., Godfrey, M., Hanley, J., Stíobhairt, A., …Gray, A. (2019)
The 4 ‘A’s test for detecting delirium in acute medical patients: a diagnostic accuracy study. Health Technology Assessment, 23(40), 1-194. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23400
Background: Delirium is a common and serious neuropsychiatric syndrome, usually triggered by illness or drugs. It remains underdetected. One reason for this is a lack of brief...

Challenges and barriers to optimising sedation in intensive care: a qualitative study in eight Scottish intensive care units

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Kydonaki, K., Hanley, J., Huby, G., Antonelli, J., & Walsh, T. (2019)
Challenges and barriers to optimising sedation in intensive care: a qualitative study in eight Scottish intensive care units. BMJ Open, 9, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024549
Objectives: Various strategies to promote light sedation are highly recommended in recent guidelines, as deep sedation is associated with suboptimum patient outcomes. Yet, the...

Implementing telemonitoring in primary care: learning from a large qualitative dataset gathered during a series of studies

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Hanley, J., Pinnock, H., Paterson, M., & McKinstry, B. (2018)
Implementing telemonitoring in primary care: learning from a large qualitative dataset gathered during a series of studies. BMC family practice, 19(1), 118. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-018-0814-6
Background: Telemonitoring for long term conditions such as hypertension and diabetes has not been widely adopted despite evidence of efficacy in trials and policy support. Th...

Protocol for validation of the 4AT, a rapid screening tool for delirium: a multicentre prospective diagnostic test accuracy study

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Shenkin, S. D., Fox, C., Godfrey, M., Siddiqi, N., Goodacre, S., Young, J., …MacLullich, A. M. (2018)
Protocol for validation of the 4AT, a rapid screening tool for delirium: a multicentre prospective diagnostic test accuracy study. BMJ Open, 8(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015572
INTRODUCTION: Delirium is a severe neuropsychiatric syndrome of rapid onset, commonly precipitated by acute illness. It is common in older people in the emergency department (...

Are self-reported telemonitored blood pressure readings affected by end-digit preference: a prospective cohort study in Scotland

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Parker, R. A., Paterson, M., Padfield, P., Pinnock, H., Hanley, J., Hammersley, V. S., …McKinstry, B. (2018)
Are self-reported telemonitored blood pressure readings affected by end-digit preference: a prospective cohort study in Scotland. BMJ Open, 8(1), e019431. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019431
Objective Simple forms of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring require patients to text readings to central servers creating an opportunity for both entry error and manipulati...

Predicting Out-of-Office Blood Pressure in the Clinic for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Primary Care: An Economic Evaluation

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Monahan, M., Jowett, S., Lovibond, K., Gill, P., Godwin, M., Greenfield, S., …McManus, R. J. (2017)
Predicting Out-of-Office Blood Pressure in the Clinic for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Primary Care: An Economic Evaluation. Hypertension, https://doi.org/10.1161/hypertensionaha.117.10244
Clinical guidelines in the United States and United Kingdom recommend that individuals with suspected hypertension should have ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring to con...

Learning lessons from the analysis of patient complaints relating to staff attitudes, behaviour and communication, using the concept of emotional labour

Journal Article
Hogg, R., Hanley, J., & Smith, P. (2018)
Learning lessons from the analysis of patient complaints relating to staff attitudes, behaviour and communication, using the concept of emotional labour. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(5-6), e1004-e1012. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14121
Objectives: This paper explores the content of letters of complaint by patients and carers about the behaviour, attitudes and communication of healthcare staff. Background: Th...

Transition to parenthood in the neonatal care unit: a qualitative study and conceptual model designed to illuminate parent and professional views of the impact of webcam technology

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Kerr, S., King, C., Hogg, R., McPherson, K., Hanley, J., Brierton, M., & Ainsworth, S. (2017)
Transition to parenthood in the neonatal care unit: a qualitative study and conceptual model designed to illuminate parent and professional views of the impact of webcam technology. BMC Pediatrics, 17(1), 158. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-017-0917-6
Background: Complications during pregnancy, childbirth and/or the postnatal period may result in the admission of a baby to a neonatal unit (NNU). While the survival and long-...

Home monitoring of breathing rate in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: observational study of feasibility, acceptability, and change after exacerbation

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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. https://doi.org/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...

Cohort profile: the Scottish Research register SHARE. A register of people interested in research participation linked to NHS data sets

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McKinstry, B., Sullivan, F. M., Vasishta, S., Armstrong, R., Hanley, J., Haughney, J., …Palmer, C. N. A. (2017)
Cohort profile: the Scottish Research register SHARE. A register of people interested in research participation linked to NHS data sets. BMJ Open, 7(2), e013351. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013351
Purpose Recruitment to trials is often difficult. Many trials fail to meet recruitment targets resulting in underpowered studies which waste resources and the time of those wh...

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