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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...

Delivering healthcare remotely to cardiovascular patients during COVID-19: A rapid review of the evidence

Journal Article
Neubeck, L., Hansen, T., Jaarsma, T., Klompstra, L., & Gallagher, R. (in press)
Delivering healthcare remotely to cardiovascular patients during COVID-19: A rapid review of the evidence. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,
Background: Although attention is focused on addressing the acute situation created by the COVID-19 illness, it is imperative to continue our efforts to prevent cardiovascular...

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...

Stay calm, be active: simple ways to boost your physical activity during COVID-19

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Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., Williamson, C., McHale, S., Hanson, S., & Neubeck, L. (2020)
Stay calm, be active: simple ways to boost your physical activity during COVID-19. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/03/30/stay-calm-be-active-simple-ways-to-boost-your-physical-activity-during-covid-19/
Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., Williamson, C., McHale, S., Hanson, S., & Neubeck, L. (2020). Stay calm, be active: simple ways to boost your physical activity during COV...

Uptake of a primary care atrial fibrillation screening program (AF-SMART): a realist evaluation of implementation in metropolitan and rural general practice

Journal Article
Orchard, J., Li, J., Gallagher, R., Freedman, B., Lowres, N., & Neubeck, L. (2019)
Uptake of a primary care atrial fibrillation screening program (AF-SMART): a realist evaluation of implementation in metropolitan and rural general practice. BMC Family Practice, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-019-1058-9
Background Screening for atrial fibrillation (AF) in people aged ≥65 years is recommended by international guidelines. The Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And guidelin...

Awareness campaigns of atrial fibrillation as an opportunity for early detection by pharmacists: an international cross-sectional study

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da Costa, F. A., Mala-Ladova, K., Lee, V., Tous, S., Papastergiou, J., Griffiths, D., …Antoniou, S. (2020)
Awareness campaigns of atrial fibrillation as an opportunity for early detection by pharmacists: an international cross-sectional study. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, 49, 606–617. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-019-02000-x
Atrial fibrillation (AF) accounts for up to one third of strokes, one of the lead mortality causes worldwide. The European Society of Cardiology guidelines recommend opportuni...

Searching for Atrial Fibrillation Poststroke: A White Paper of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration

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Boriani, G., Brachmann, J., Brandes, A., Bustamante, A., Casadei, B., Crijns, H., …Yan, B. (2019)
Searching for Atrial Fibrillation Poststroke: A White Paper of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration. Circulation, 140(22), 1834-1850. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040267
Cardiac thromboembolism attributed to atrial fibrillation (AF) is responsible for up to one third of ischemic strokes. Stroke may be the first manifestation of previously unde...

A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physically activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation

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McHale, S., Astin, F., Neubeck, L., Dawkes, S., & Hanson, C. (2020)
A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physically activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 19(1), 31-43. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515119882549
Background: Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation is recognised internationally as an effective therapy to improve quality of life and reduce risk of hospital readmission for ...
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Who benefits from cardiovascular risk reduction programmes? Building a Scottish observatory to measure the impact of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring and future cardiovascular risk reduction interve...

2020 - 2023
The British Heart Foundation is partnering the Scottish Government in supporting the roll out of an evidence based BP telemonitoring initiative (scale up BP) in order to facilitate increased detection...
Funder: British Heart Foundation | Value: £192,845

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...

Cardiovascular disparities among young adults in Scotland: Linking the Scottish Longitudinal Study from 1991 to 2011

2018 - 2019
In this study, we aim to examine: 1. Trends in the prevalence of hospital admissions for CHD in young adults and compare them with older adults between 1991 to 2011; 2. Trend in the annual rates of ...
Funder: European Society of Cardiology

Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation

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

Low uptake of physical activity programmes by men; why don’t they go?

2016 - 2020
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £190,986
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Standardisation and validation of the International Trauma Interview (ITI)

2020 - date
Zoe Wagland | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

Atrial Fibrillation: Patient focused medication adherence interventions.

2020 - date
Alice Pearsons | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Coral Hanson

A realist evaluation of the design and implementation of a community based mobile health app aimed at increasing physical activity.

2019 - date
Jordan Bell | Director of Studies: Dr Coral Hanson | Second Supervisor: Prof Lis Neubeck

A qualitative study exploring healthcare professionals' perceptions to the barriers and facilitators of electronic prescribing systems

2019 - date
Alison Mcnulty | Director of Studies: Ruth Paterson | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden

Implications and recommendations for the management of medical advisory notifications in clinical cardiology

2019 - date
Hannah Law | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Exploration of healthcare professionals' beliefs and attitudes to referring patients with a long-term condition to a physical activity programme

2017 - date
Bruce Forrest | Director of Studies: Prof Susan Dawkes | Second Supervisor: Prof Lis Neubeck

To explore how habitually active adults diagnosed with cardiac rehabilitation physical activity

2017 - date
Sheona Mchale | Director of Studies: Prof Susan Dawkes | Second Supervisor: Prof Lis Neubeck

Can we reduce patient waiting times by increasing operational efficiency through a multi-skilled workforce?

2017 - date
Iain Gillingham | Director of Studies: Prof Susan Dawkes | Second Supervisor: Prof Lis Neubeck

Emotion regulation in psychosis

2016 - date
Amanda Woodrow | Director of Studies: Dr Paul Hutton | Second Supervisor: Prof Thanos Karatzias

Holstic needs assessment in brain cancer

2013 - date
Ms Janyne Afseth | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton

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