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Feasible approaches and implementation challenges to atrial fibrillation screening: A qualitative study of stakeholder views in eleven European countries

Journal Article
Engler, D., Hanson, C., Desteghe, L., Boriani, G., Diederichsen, S. Z., Freedman, B., …Schnabel, R. (in press)
Feasible approaches and implementation challenges to atrial fibrillation screening: A qualitative study of stakeholder views in eleven European countries. BMJ Open,
Objectives Atrial fibrillation (AF) screening may increase early detection and reduce complications of AF. European, Australian and World Heart Federation guidelines recommend...

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a systematic review of physical and psychosocial recovery following discharge from hospital

Journal Article
Neubeck, L., McHale, S., Ross, M., MacGillvray, S., Galbraith, M., & Hanson, C. (in press)
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a systematic review of physical and psychosocial recovery following discharge from hospital. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvac009
Introduction Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is increasingly recognised as an important cause of myocardial infarction, particularly among women. SCAD survivors ...

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Nursing

Book
Jennings, C., Astin, F., Fitzsimons, D., Lambrinou, E., Neubeck, L., & Thompson, D. R. (Eds.)
(2021). The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Nursing. Oxford: Oxford University Press

The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey

Journal Article
Fitzsimons, D., Carson, M. A., Hansen, T. B., Neubeck, L., Tanash, M. I., & Hill, L. (2021)
The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(6), 572-579. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvab027
Aims Cardiovascular disease burden is increasing globally, pressuring nursing staff to deliver high-quality care across a diverse range of treatment areas. As such, an evaluat...

The European TeleCheck-AF project on remote app-based management of atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic: Centre and patient experiences

Journal Article
Gawałko, M., Duncker, D., Manninger, M., Van der Velden, R. M., Hermans, A. N., Verhaert, D. V., …Linz, D. (2021)
The European TeleCheck-AF project on remote app-based management of atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic: Centre and patient experiences. EP-Europace, 23(7), 1003-1015. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euab050
Aims: TeleCheck-AF is a multicentre international project initiated to maintain care delivery for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) during COVID-19 through teleconsultati...

ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology Position Paper: Use of Commercially Available Wearable Technology for Heart Rate and Activity Tracking in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention

Journal Article
Jensen, M. T., Treskes, R. W., Caiani, E. G., Casado-Arroyo, R., Cowie, M. R., Dilaveris, P., …Lumens, J. (2021)
ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology Position Paper: Use of Commercially Available Wearable Technology for Heart Rate and Activity Tracking in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention. European Heart Journal – Digital Health, 2(1), 49-59. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjdh/ztab011
Commercially available health technologies such as smartphones and smartwatches, activity trackers and eHealth applications, commonly referred to as wearables, are increasingl...

A digital health intervention for cardiovascular disease management in primary care (CONNECT) randomized controlled trial

Journal Article
Redfern, J., Coorey, G., Mulley, J., Scaria, A., Neubeck, L., Hafiz, N., …Peiris, D. (in press)
A digital health intervention for cardiovascular disease management in primary care (CONNECT) randomized controlled trial. npj Digital Medicine, 3, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41746-020-00325-z
Digital health applications (apps) have the potential to improve health behaviors and outcomes. We aimed to examine the effectiveness of a consumer web-based app linked to pri...

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. (2020)
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, 9(18), https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.017080
Background Internationally, most atrial fibrillation (AF) management guidelines recommend opportunistic screening for AF in people aged ≥65 years, and oral anticoagulant (OAC)...

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. (2021)
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, 20(1), 56-63. 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

Report
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...
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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...

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

2019 - 2022
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

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 - 2023
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: £11,072

Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation

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

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

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

Scale-up BP: Implementing evidence-based hypertension research at scale

2015 - 2017
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,291