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Lecturer in Engineering Design
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 (Unpublished)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...
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2017). Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 6, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0476-9
Approximately 5 to 10% of critically ill patients transition from acute critical illness to a state of persistent and in some cases chronic critical illness. Thes...
Ramsay, P., Huby, G., Thompson, A., & Walsh, T. (2007). Quality of life among survivors of prolonged critical illness; a mixed methods study. Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum, 12(Suppl 2), (P508). ISSN 1364-8535
Survivors of prolonged critical illness (requiring ≥ 14 days ventilation) experience the highest prevalence and severest forms of critical illness-related morbid...
University of Dundee
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...
Chief Scientists Office
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...
National Institute for Health Research
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...
Cohen, L., Wimbush, E., Myers, F., Macdonald, W. & Frost, H. (2013). Optimising Older People’s Quality of Life: an Outcomes Framework. Strategic Outcomes Model. Scotland: NHS Health Scotland
More older people than ever before can look forward to many years of healthy life after retirement. Reflecting the priority the Scottish Government places on optimising the qu...
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
Intensive care survivors suffer chronic and potentially life-changing physical, psychosocial and cognitive sequelae, and supporting recovery is an international pri...
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.
Ramsay, P. (2018, June). Patient and public involvement in critical care research: a personal reflection. Presented at Edinburgh Critical Care Research Group: Patient and Public Involvement in research
Ramsay, P., McLaren, J., Smith, P., Rodgers, S., & Bateman, A. (2018, March). Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation. Poster presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP, NHS Lothian NMAHP Conference Poster
Home-based mechanical ventilation is a successful intervention for people with neuromuscular induced respiratory insufficiency. These people live with a high degree of disabi...
Ramsay, P., Kydonaki, C., Jailobaeva, K., McQuillan, L., & Walsh, T. (2018, March). Counselling for patients and families after intensive care: a feasibility study and mixed methods evaluation. Presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP Conference, 2018, NHS Lothian
Ramsay, P. (2017, March). Developing your Rehabilitation after Critical Illness (RACI) service. Paper presented at Developing your Rehab after Critical Illness (RaCI) Service, Birmingham Conference and Events Centre
Ramsay, P. (2016, November). A novel e-health resource to support patients and families after ICU. Paper presented at 5th Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference
Vasantha, G., Wodehouse, A., Corney, J., Maclachlan, R., & Jagadeesan, A. (2016, June). Industrial challenges in patent management and crowdsourcing patent landscapes for engineering design innovation. Paper presented at 23rd Innovation and Product Development Management Conference
Innovation is critical to sustain in prevailing competitive business environments. Industries need effective innovation strategies in-practice to develop and deliver novel pro...
Cohen, L., Wimbush, E., MacDonald, W., & Frost, H. (2013, November). Better Outcomes for Older People- Outcomes Framework for Reshaping Care of Older People (RCOP). Paper presented at Making Scotland a Healthier Place; Faculty of Public Health Conference., Dunblane
McGilchrist, M., Donnan, P., McMurdo, M., Frost, H., Goodbarnd, J., Cochrane, L., & Witham, M. (2013, August). Combining health, physical function and social care data - a multi-database linkage project. Paper presented at Scottish Informatics Programme (SHIP) conference -Exploiting Existing Data for Health Research, University of St Andrews
Vasantha, G. A., & Chakrabarti, A. (2013, January). Designers’ perception on information processes. Paper presented at The 4th International Conference on Research Into Design
This paper discusses designers’ perception on information processes.
University of Stirling
The Vale of Leven Travel Fellowship
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...
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 ...
The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare
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...
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...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
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 ...
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 ...
The Intensive Care Society
In this project, we will develop a questionnaire designed to capture ICU survivors' healthcare and support needs. The questionnaire will be based on (1) a literature review and (2) a completed longitu...
Many people need to instil eye drops to treat conditions such as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Glaucoma (30% of the population have DES and 70 million people worldwide have glaucoma). DES is relieved wit...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...