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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...

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...

Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis

Journal Article
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018)
Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, 8(7), https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1000
Introduction Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke survivors. Non-ambulatory ...

Patient and public involvement in critical care research: a personal reflection

Presentation / Conference
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
No abstract available.

Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men.

Journal Article
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018)
Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. Addiction, https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14229
Aims To test the effectiveness of a theoretically-based text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among socially disadvantaged men. Design A multi-centre parallel gro...
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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

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

Getting it Right: the continuing support and service needs of ICU survivors

2016 - 2017
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...
Funder: The Intensive Care Society | Value: £1,620