Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (in press). Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: a cohort study. Cancer Medicine,
It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018). A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), (1639-1648). doi:10.1111/jan.13704. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle.
Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, (e01000). doi:10.1002/brb3.1000. ISSN 2162-3279
Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke
survivors. Non-ambulatory ...
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...
Chief Scientists Office
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Five year records based follow up of the participants in two telemonitoring trials will be carried out for the following reasons
1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an incurable, progre...
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21 June 2017
21 June 2017
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Reader/ Principal Research Fellow
Connell, C., Furtado, V., McKay, E. A., & Singh, S. P. (2018). What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, doi:10.1002/cbm.2082. ISSN 0957-9664
Personality disorder is highly prevalent in offender populations and is associated with poor health, criminal justice and social outcomes. Research has been condu...
Macleod, M., Steele, R. J. C., O’Carroll, R. E., Wells, M., Campbell, A., Sugden, J. A., …Anderson, A. S. (2018). Feasibility study to assess the delivery of a lifestyle intervention (TreatWELL) for patients with colorectal cancer undergoing potentially curative treatment. BMJ Open, 8, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021117. ISSN 2044-6055
Objectives To assess the feasibility of delivering and evaluating a lifestyle programme for patients with colorectal cancer undergoing potentially curative treatments.
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. Addiction, doi:10.1111/add.14229. ISSN 0965-2140
To test the effectiveness of a theoretically-based text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among socially disadvantaged men.
A multi-centre parallel gro...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2018). Developing and managing talent in public services: Navigating the collaborative landscape. In Conference Proceedings
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for public service organizations to better co-ordinate and integrate approaches to...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D. J., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Text message intervention to reduce frequency of binge drinking among disadvantaged men: the TRAM RCT. Public Health Research, 6(6), (1-156). doi:10.3310/phr06060. ISSN 2050-4381
Socially disadvantaged men are more likely to binge drink frequently and to experience high levels of alcohol-related harm.
To test the effectiveness and...
Donaghy, E., Salisbury, L., Lone, N. I., Lee, R., Ramsey, P., Rattray, J. E., & Walsh, T. S. (2018). Unplanned early hospital readmission among critical care survivors: a mixed methods study of patients and carers. BMJ quality & safety, doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007513. ISSN 2044-5415
Many intensive care (ICU) survivors experience early unplanned hospital readmission, but the reasons and potential prevention strategies are poorly understood. We ...
Hubbard, G., Kyle, R. G., Neal, R. D., Marmara, V., Wang, Z., & Dombrowski, S. U. (2018). Promoting sunscreen use and skin self-examination to improve early detection and prevent skin cancer: quasi-experimental trial of an adolescent psycho-educational intervention. BMC Public Health, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5570-y
Background: Skin cancer rates are increasing. Interventions to increase adolescent sunscreen use and skin self-examination (SSE) are required.
Methods: Quasi-experimental desi...
Allison, P., Martindale, R., Scott, T., Gray, S., Nash, C., Fraser, K., & Wang, J. (in press). The value of participating in British exploring society expeditions: a three year multi cohort study. Acta Universitatis Carolinae Kinanthropologica [AUC Kinanthropologica], 54(1), (5-15). doi:10.14712/23366052.2018. ISSN 1212-1428
A primary aim of many expeditions is to facilitate personal development of young people and while there is much anecdotal evidence to support this aim, there is limited empiri...
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer, D. (2018). Factors associated with pain and osteoarthritis at the hip and knee in Great Britain’s Olympians: a cross-sectional study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-098315. ISSN 0306-3674
Background: As the first step towards prevention of musculoskeletal disease among elite athletes, knowledge of epidemiology and modifiable risk factors is needed.
Aim: This ...
Knefel, M., Lueger-Schuster, B., Bisson, J., Karatzias, T., Kazlauskas, E., & Roberts, N. P. (in press). A cross-cultural comparison of ICD-11 Complex PTSD symptom networks in Austria, Lithuania, and UK. Journal of Traumatic Stress, ISSN 0894-9867
The 11th revision of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) may include a new disorder, Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD...
Adamson, E., King, L., Foy, L., McLeod, M., Traynor, J., Watson, W., & Gray, M. (2018). Feedback in clinical practice: Enhancing the students’ experience through action research. Nurse Education in Practice, 31, (48-53). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2018.04.012. ISSN 1471-5953
Feedback to student nurses and midwives within clinical practice is known to be central to their learning and development. A study that focused on student experience of assess...
Lithgow, H. M., Florida-James, G., & Leggate, M. (2018). The combined effect of high-intensity intermittent training and vitamin D supplementation on glycemic control in overweight and obese adults. Physiological Reports, 6(9), (e13684). doi:10.14814/phy2.13684
High intensity intermittent training (HIIT) has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic conditions including the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Independently...
Medical Research Council
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important ageing-related musculoskeletal disease, affecting almost 9 million people in the UK. Despite this, there remain many unanswered questions in our understanding...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Scottish Funding Council
Ranking novel immune-modulating therapeutics for progression to clinical development
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
This is a small project to initiate an engagement following an unsuccessful application for a larger Data Lab project.
Trisent’s core technology is called the Personal Context Management System (PCM...
Descent Master is a novel upper body training tool concept, initially created with the mountain bike market in mind, as this activity requires a stable and robust upper body musculature in order to pi...
The Physiological Society
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...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Development of a UV-C hand-sanitiser unit
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. ...
Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong public sector: a critique o...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...