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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., 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...
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
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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...
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
Frost, H., Haw, S., & Frank, J. (2012, April). Promoting health and wellbeing in later life. Paper presented at Population Health - Methods and Challenges Conference, ICC, Birmingham
Frost, H., Barker, K., Yu, L. M., & Fairbank, J. (2005, May). Long term predictors of outcome in patients with chronic low back pain attending rehabilitation. Paper presented at ISSLS 32nd annual meeting, New York
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Rivero, O., Campbell, H., Gray, A., Fairbank, J., & Frost, H. (2005, May). Cost utility analysis of the spine stabilisation trial. Paper presented at ISSLS 32nd annual meeting, New York
Stewart-Brown, S., Frost, H., & Lamb, S. (2004, June). Multi-centre randomised controlled trial of physiotherapy treatment Vs advice only for patients with low back pain. Poster presented at Faculty of Public Health Conference, Edinburgh
Frost, H., Stewart-Brown, S., & Lamb, S. (2004, April). Multi-centre randomised controlled trial of physiotherapy treatment Vs advice only for patients with low back pain. Paper presented at Britspine conference, Nottingham
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
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...
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), e0204890. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...
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
To test the effectiveness of a theoretically-based text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among socially disadvantaged men.
A multi-centre parallel gro...
Lone, N. I., Lee, R., Salisbury, L., Donaghy, E., Ramsay, P., Rattray, J., & Walsh, T. S. (2019). Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study. Thorax, 75(11), 1046-1054. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210822
Intensive care unit survivors experience high levels of morbidity after hospital discharge and are at high risk of unplanned hospital readmission. Identifying those...
Irvine, L., Crombie, I. K., Cunningham, K. B., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Norrie, J., …Allan, S. (2017). Modifying Alcohol Consumption to Reduce Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study of a Complex Community-based Intervention for Men. Alcohol and alcoholism : international journal of the Medical Council on Alcoholism, 52(6), 677-684. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agx067
Being obese and drinking more than 14 units of alcohol per week places men at very high risk of developing liver disease. This study assessed the feasibility of a t...
Morris, J. H., Kelly, C., Joice, S., Kroll, T., Mead, G., Donnan, P., …Williams, B. (2017). Art participation for psychosocial wellbeing during stroke rehabilitation: a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(1), 9-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1370499
Purpose: To examine the feasibility of undertaking a pragmatic single-blind randomised controlled trial (RCT) of a visual arts participation programme to evaluate effects on s...
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...
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...