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The role of the human cathelicidin LL-37 in rhinovirus infection

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Henderson Sousa, F. The role of the human cathelicidin LL-37 in rhinovirus infection. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2070903
Human rhinoviruses (HRVs) are the most common causes for symptomatic respiratory infections, and have been linked to severe respiratory conditions in children, and in immunoco...

Mobile technology utilization among patients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds attending cardiac rehabilitation.

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Zhang, L., Ding, D., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, P., Paull, G., Gao, Y., & Gallagher, R. (2018)
Mobile technology utilization among patients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds attending cardiac rehabilitation. JMIR Cardio, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.2196/cardio.9424
Background: Barriers to attending cardiac rehabilitation (CR), including cultural and linguistic differences, may be addressed by recent technological developments. However, t...

Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study

Journal Article
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
Background Intensive care unit survivors experience high levels of morbidity after hospital discharge and are at high risk of unplanned hospital readmission. Identifying those...

A physical activity referral program improves risk factors in those who have completed cardiac rehabilitation.

Journal Article
Hanson, C., Neubeck, L., & Dodd-Reynolds, C. (2017)
A physical activity referral program improves risk factors in those who have completed cardiac rehabilitation. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(Supplement 2), S342-S343. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2017.06.695
Background: On completion of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), participants may be referred to community-based physical activity programs. There is limited data to determine additi...

Achieving Good Outcomes for Asthma Living (GOAL): Mixed methods feasibility and pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of a practical intervention for eliciting, setting and achieving goals for adults with asthma

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Hoskins, G., Williams, B., Abhyankar, P., Donnan, P., Duncan, E., Pinnock, H., …Sheikh, A. (2016)
Achieving Good Outcomes for Asthma Living (GOAL): Mixed methods feasibility and pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of a practical intervention for eliciting, setting and achieving goals for adults with asthma. Trials, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-016-1684-7
Background Despite being a core component of self-management, goal setting is rarely used in routine care. We piloted a primary care, nurse-led intervention called Achieving G...

A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar

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Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Treweek, S., …Gauld, D. (2016)
A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x
Background Visualisation techniques are used in a range of healthcare interventions. However, these frequently lack a coherent rationale or clear theoretical basis. This lack...

The ‘vicious cycle’ of personalised asthma action plan implementation in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and health professionals’ views

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Ring, N., Booth, H., Wilson, C., Hoskins, G., Pinnock, H., Sheikh, A., & Jepson, R. (2015)
The ‘vicious cycle’ of personalised asthma action plan implementation in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and health professionals’ views. BMC family practice, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-015-0352-4
Background: Personal asthma action plans (PAAPs) have been guideline recommended for years, but consistently under-issued by health professionals and under-utilised by patient...

P109 Can A Theory-informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions To Engage In Physical Activity In Young People With Asthma?

Journal Article
Brown, G., Hoskins, G., Williams, B., Murray, J., Skar, S., McGhee, J., …Hagen, S. (2014)
P109 Can A Theory-informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions To Engage In Physical Activity In Young People With Asthma?. Thorax, 69(Suppl 2), A125-A125. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206260.250
Background Participation in regular physical activity improves aerobic fitness and well-being. For people with asthma the benefits also include reduced hospital admissions, ab...

Lung Inflammation, oxidative stress and air pollution.

Book Chapter
Gomes, E. C., & Florida-James, G. (2014)
Lung Inflammation, oxidative stress and air pollution. In K. C. Ong (Ed.), Lung InflammationInTech. https://doi.org/10.5772/58252
This is a very relevant chapter in the context of “Lung Inflammation” because it details and discusses an important theme in this area: air pollution. The analyses of epidemio...

Left in the dark about asthma: Older asthma patients are often unaware of their potentially fatal condition and how to manage it effectively until a severe attack strikes, say Elaine Carnegie and Angela Jones

Journal Article
Carnegie, E., & Jones, A. (2013)
Left in the dark about asthma: Older asthma patients are often unaware of their potentially fatal condition and how to manage it effectively until a severe attack strikes, say Elaine Carnegie and Angela Jones. Nursing Older People, 25(9), 11-11. https://doi.org/10.7748/nop2013.11.25.9.11.s14
THE PREVALENCE of asthma in older people in developed countries has been estimated at between 6 and 10 per cent of the population (Cardona et al 2011). The proportion of the o...

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