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Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And Guideline Recommended Therapy (AF SMART II) in the rural primary care setting: a cross-sectional study and cost-effectiveness analysis of eHealth tools to support all stages of screening

Journal Article
Orchard, J., Li, J., Freedman, B., Webster, R., Salkeld, G., Hespe, C., …Lowres, N. (in press)
Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And Guideline Recommended Therapy (AF SMART II) in the rural primary care setting: a cross-sectional study and cost-effectiveness analysis of eHealth tools to support all stages of screening. Journal of the American Heart Association JAHA,
Background Internationally, most atrial fibrillation (AF) management guidelines recommend opportunistic screening for AF in people aged ≥65 years, and oral anticoagulant (OAC)...

Effectiveness of an integrated responsive web application for cardiovascular disease management in primary care: 1 year multicenter, open-label randomized controlled trial

Journal Article
Redfern, J., Coorey, G., Mulley, J., Scaria, A., Neubeck, L., Hafiz, N., …Peiris, D. (in press)
Effectiveness of an integrated responsive web application for cardiovascular disease management in primary care: 1 year multicenter, open-label randomized controlled trial. npj Digital Medicine,
Background: Although consumer digital health applications (apps) have the potential to improve health behaviors and outcomes most are not integrated with existing health infor...

The Northumberland Exercise Referral Scheme as a universal community weight management programme: a mixed methods exploration of outcomes, expectations and experiences across a social gradient

Journal Article
Dodd-Reynolds, C., Vallis, D., Kasim, A., Akhter, N., & Hanson, C. (in press)
The Northumberland Exercise Referral Scheme as a universal community weight management programme: a mixed methods exploration of outcomes, expectations and experiences across a social gradient. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,
Exercise referral schemes (ERS) are internationally recognised, yet little attention has been paid to discrete referral groups, nor the influence of wider social determinants ...

Inclusion in the World Health Organization Model List of Essential Medicines of non-vitamin K anticoagulants for treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation: A step towards reducing the burden of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality

Journal Article
Zaidel, E. J., Leng, X., Moshood Adeoye, A., Hakim, F., Karmacharya, B., Katbeh, A., …Di Cesare, M. (in press)
Inclusion in the World Health Organization Model List of Essential Medicines of non-vitamin K anticoagulants for treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation: A step towards reducing the burden of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Global Heart,
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) represent a paradigm shift in the treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) with major practice guidelines around...

Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up

Journal Article
Gallagher, R., Woolaston, A., Tofler, G., Bauman, A., Zhao, E., Jeon, Y., …Naismith, S. (in press)
Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515120933105
Background: Cognitive impairments (CI) may limit uptake of secondary prevention in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients but is poorly understood, including in cardiac rehabi...

Process Evaluation for Technology Enabled Atrial Fibrillation Screening after a Stroke in Scotland

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Lennon, M., McCann, L., Horan, S., Kyfonidis, B., Munford, R., Bruce, A., …Brennan, K. (2020)
Process Evaluation for Technology Enabled Atrial Fibrillation Screening after a Stroke in Scotland. Scottish Government
Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) after stroke is a national priority. AF-related strokes typically cost twice as much to manage as non-AF related strokes (Miller et al, 2...

Physical activity for children under 5 years during COVID-19: Play your way and keep moving while at home

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Tomaz, S., Fawkner, S., Niven, A., Hanson, S., Williamson, C., Kelly, P., & Hanson, C. (2020)
Physical activity for children under 5 years during COVID-19: Play your way and keep moving while at home. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/04/29/physical-activity-for-children-under-5-years-during-covid-19-play-your-way-and-keep-moving-while-at-home/
Tomaz, S., Fawkner, S., Niven, A., Hanson, S., Williamson, C., Kelly, P., & Hanson, C. (2020). Physical activity for children under 5 years during COVID-19: Play your way and ...

Physical activity for children and young people aged 5-18 years during COVID-19. Stay safe; be active.

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Fawkner, S., Niven, A., Hanson, S., Williamson, C., & Hanson, C. (2020)
Physical activity for children and young people aged 5-18 years during COVID-19. Stay safe; be active. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/04/13/physical-activity-for-children-and-young-people-aged-5-18-years-during-covid-19-stay-safe-be-active/
Fawkner, S., Niven, A., Hanson, S., Williamson, C., & Hanson, C. (2020). Physical activity for children and young people aged 5-18 years during COVID-19. Stay safe; be active....

For the ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable COVID-19 group: staying or becoming active during social distancing

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Neubeck, L., McHale, S., Williamson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., Hanson, S., & Hanson, C. (2020)
For the ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable COVID-19 group: staying or becoming active during social distancing. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/04/08/for-the-at-risk-or-vulnerable-covid-19-group-staying-or-becoming-active-during-social-distancing/
Neubeck, L., McHale, S., Williamson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., & Hanson, C. (2020). For the ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable COVID-19 group: staying or becoming active during social...

A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme

Journal Article
Hanson, C., & Dawkes, S. (in press)
A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases,
The case aims to highlight the potential of using a mixed methods embedded design to understand the effects of an intervention and provide greater understanding of how partici...
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ACS discharge and medication education using Avatar technologies to prevent 30-day readmission.

2020 - 2022
Australian data report that up to 1 in 5 acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are readmitted within 30-days.[1] It is estimated that between 2017-18, ACS events cost Australia $1,930 million.[2] Int...

PhD studentship: DATA SCIENCE AND ADHERENCE TO MEDICATIONS

2020 - 2025
Adherence to medications is increasingly important for population health, as chronic conditions become more prevalent. With the development of IT infrastructures that record medication prescribing and...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

Increasing medication adherence among adults with atrial fibrillation: A Medical Research Council complex intervention framework development and feasibility study.

2019 - 2021
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common abnormal heart rhythm affecting more than 1-million people in Scotland. People with AF are five-times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die, comp...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £283,191

Review of mobile applications (apps) for people with dementia

2018 - 2018
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £7,956

Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation

2018 - 2019
Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation post stroke.
Funder: Digital Health Institute | Value: £29,423

Exploring the use of activity tracking and mobile phone based feedback integrated with health care records to increase activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour in people with type 2 diabetes

2018 - 2020
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £4,600

Scotland 2030 Vision

2017 - 2019
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £2,000

An Exploratory Study of Designing and Developing a Core Physiology Curriculum for Pre-registration Nursing Education

2017 - 2019
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Funder: The Physiological Society | Value: £3,580

An international multi-disciplinary training network on ageism

2017 - 2021
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £388,222

The life and work of Derek Hoy – a Scottish nurse informatician

2017 - 2017
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,350