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A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs

Journal Article
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Stuart, S., Sherlock, A., Quigley, J., & Purves, D. (in press)
A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs. Journal of Mechanical Design, https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4046435
Many companies offer a range of related products that are constructed using similar components and processes. This enables them to meet customer expectations of product variet...

Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review.

Journal Article
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2019)
Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review. Critical Care Explorations, 1(4), https://doi.org/10.1097/CCE.0000000000000005
Objective To identify actionable processes of care, quality indicators, or performance measures and their evidence base relevant to patients with persistent or chronic critica...

Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Journal Article
Wylie, G., Torrens, C., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Gordon, A. L., Menz, H. B., …Morris, J. (2019)
Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and ageing, 48(3), 327–336. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy189
Background foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. Podiatrists diagnose and treat a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower l...

A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index

Conference Proceeding
Vasantha, G., Sherlock, A., Corney, J., & Quigley, J. (2018)
A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index. In ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, (V02BT03A047
The benefits of being able to create a number of product variations from a limited range of components, or sub-assemblies, are widely recognized. Indeed it is clear that compa...

A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects

Conference Proceeding
Maclachlan, R., Wodehouse, A., & Vasantha, G. (2018)
A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects. In DS 93: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2018)
This paper presents a new philosophy for patent use in student design projects; patents are more valuable when viewed as creative and learning resources rather than as a list ...

Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P. (2018, December)
Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review. Poster presented at Intensive Care Society: State of the Art, 2018
Background Intensive care survivors suffer chronic and potentially life-changing physical, psychosocial and cognitive sequelae, and supporting recovery is an international pri...

An innovative website for ICU survivors and their families: criticalcarerecovery.com

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P. (2018, November)
An innovative website for ICU survivors and their families: criticalcarerecovery.com. Paper presented at Effective Rehabilitation for Patients after Critical Care
No abstract available.

Pragmatic surgical studies: are they the New Gold Standard

Journal Article
Simpson, A., Frost, H., & Norrie, J. (2018)
Pragmatic surgical studies: are they the New Gold Standard. Bone and Joint Journal, 100-B(11), 1407-1408. https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.100B11.BJJ-2018-0947
No abstract available.

Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews

Journal Article
Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018)
Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLOS ONE, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
Background The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...

Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity.

Exhibition / Performance
Ramsay, P. Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. 2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018. (Unpublished)

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Ramsay, P. Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. 2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018. (Unpublished
We held a public engagement event at the Thistle Foundation in Edinburgh; our aim was to showcase the positive ways in which patients used creative activities (e.g. poetry, mu...
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Implementation, at Scale, of a Model to support NICE Guidelines for the Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) in Primary Care

2019 - 2020
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 201...
Funder: University of Dundee | Value: £34,899

Developing A Behavioural Intervention To Improve The Effectiveness Of CPR Training For Lay People

2018 - 2019
In Scotland, ~3,500 people each year experience cardiac arrest out of hospital; only 5% survive. The availability of early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is essential for survival. Community trai...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £27,305

Alpha 2 Agonists for Sedation to produce Better Outcomes from Critical Illness (A2B TRIAL): A Parallel Group Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Clonidine, Dexmedetomidine and Current Usual Care

2018 - 2021
This is a prospective three-arm randomised placebo-controlled trial to compare the effect of the early addition of dexmedetomidine or clonidine to current analgo-sedation practice on the duration of m...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £5,054

The Vale of Leven Travel Fellowship

2017 - 2018
The Vale of Leven Travel Fellowship
Funder: University of Stirling | Value: £1,445

A novel e-health resource to support patients and families in and after intensive care: spreading the word throughout NHS Scotland.

2017 - 2019
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
Funder: Health Foundation | Value: £29,884

Revolutionising Trauma care in Scotland and Beyond

2017 - 2017
PThe impact of psychological trauma on physical and mental health is well known, although current models of care are failing to meet clients’ needs. A new model of care, supported and financed by the ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £29,691

A novel website to support patients and families in and after Intensive Care; spreading improvement across NHS Lothian

2017 - 2018
In this project, we will spread the use of an innovative website, designed to support patients and family members in and after Intensive Care. We have already implemented the website at the Royal Infi...
Funder: The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare | Value: £7,894

Promoting smoking cessation during pregnacy: combined feasibility and pilot of a randomised controlled trial of a narrative and image-based intervention delivered via text-messaging.

2017 - 2019
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,128

Can counselling help patients and families after Intensive Care: a pilot study and evaluation: the CONNECT study

2017 - 2017
Surviving critical illness is associated with chronic psychological distress. Anxiety occurs in 43% of patients and depression in 30% of patients at 12 months after hospital discharge. Post-traumatic ...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £10,818

Development of interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery

2016 - 2018
Development of Interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery. Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is serious and delay to ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £98,715