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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 ...

Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Europe: How does it differ by region and compare with other high-income countries?: Endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology

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Abreu, A., Pesah, E., Supervia, M., Turk-Adawi, K., Bjarnason-Wehrens, B., Lopez-Jimenez, F., …Grace, S. L. (2019)
Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Europe: How does it differ by region and compare with other high-income countries?: Endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 26(11), 1128-1130. https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319827453
Aims: The aims of this study were to establish cardiac rehabilitation availability and density, as well as the nature of programmes, and to compare these by European region (g...

Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK

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Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Kyle, R. G., Brown, N., Gallagher, R., Clark, R. A., …Dawkes, S. (2021)
Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041700
Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are implemented internationally to increase physical activity (PA) but evidence of effectiveness for population subgroups is equivoca...

Angina Management is Poor After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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Dawkes, S., Donaldson, J., Elliott, L., & Raeside, R. (2016)
Angina Management is Poor After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 25(S2), S323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2016.06.767
Background and aim: Self-management of coronary heart disease (CHD) is critical after elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). While elective PCIs should reduce pati...

Angina Management is Poor After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Journal Article
Dawkes, S., Smith, G., Raeside, R., Elliott, L., & Donaldson, J. (2016)
Angina Management is Poor After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 32(10), S318-S319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.548
Self-management of coronary heart disease (CHD) is critical after elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). While elective PCIs should reduce patients’ stable angina ...

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

Journal Article
Hanson L., C., & Dawkes, S. (2020)
A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529741001
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...