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Identifying patients’ support needs following critical illness: a scoping review of the qualitative literature

Journal Article
King, J., O'Neill, B., Ramsay, P., Linden, M., Medniuk, A., Outtrim, J., & Blackwood, B. (2019)
Identifying patients’ support needs following critical illness: a scoping review of the qualitative literature. Critical Care, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-019-2441-6
Background: Intensive care survivors suffer chronic and potentially life-changing physical, psychosocial and cognitive sequelae, and supporting recovery is an international pr...

Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review.

Journal Article
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2019)
Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review. Critical Care Explorations, 1(4), https://doi.org/10.1097/CCE.0000000000000005
Objective To identify actionable processes of care, quality indicators, or performance measures and their evidence base relevant to patients with persistent or chronic critica...

Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P. (2018, December)
Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review. Poster presented at Intensive Care Society: State of the Art, 2018
Background Intensive care survivors suffer chronic and potentially life-changing physical, psychosocial and cognitive sequelae, and supporting recovery is an international pri...

An innovative website for ICU survivors and their families: criticalcarerecovery.com

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P. (2018, November)
An innovative website for ICU survivors and their families: criticalcarerecovery.com. Paper presented at Effective Rehabilitation for Patients after Critical Care
No abstract available.

A qualitative study of experiences of health and social care in home mechanical ventilation

Journal Article
MacLaren, J., Smith, P., Rodgers, S., Bateman, A. P., & Ramsay, P. (2019)
A qualitative study of experiences of health and social care in home mechanical ventilation. Nursing Open, 6(2), 283-292. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.213
Aim To contribute insight into health and social care integration through an exploration of the care experiences of adults with degenerative neuromuscular conditions who use a...

Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity.

Exhibition / Performance
Ramsay, P. Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. 2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018. (Unpublished)

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Ramsay, P. Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. 2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018. (Unpublished
We held a public engagement event at the Thistle Foundation in Edinburgh; our aim was to showcase the positive ways in which patients used creative activities (e.g. poetry, mu...

Patient and public involvement in critical care research: a personal reflection

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P. (2018, June)
Patient and public involvement in critical care research: a personal reflection. Presented at Edinburgh Critical Care Research Group: Patient and Public Involvement in research
No abstract available.

Unplanned early hospital readmission among critical care survivors: a mixed methods study of patients and carers

Journal Article
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, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007513
Background Many intensive care (ICU) survivors experience early unplanned hospital readmission, but the reasons and potential prevention strategies are poorly understood. We ...

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...

Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation

Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P., McLaren, J., Smith, P., Rodgers, S., & Bateman, A. (2018, March)
Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation. Poster presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP, NHS Lothian NMAHP Conference Poster
Home-based mechanical ventilation is a successful intervention for people with neuromuscular induced respiratory insufficiency. These people live with a high degree of disabi...
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Developing a behavioural intervention to increase lay-people's intentions to initiate CPR in the event of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA)

2019 - 2020
This project aims to increase the number of people who survive after an "out of hospital cardiac arrest" by helping make sure that people who are trained in resuscitation feel able and confident enoug...
Funder: Medical Research Council | Value: £3,663

A novel e-health resource to support patients and families in and after intensive care: spreading the word throughout NHS Scotland.

2017 - 2019
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
Funder: Health Foundation | Value: £29,884

A novel website to support patients and families in and after Intensive Care; spreading improvement across NHS Lothian

2017 - 2018
In this project, we will spread the use of an innovative website, designed to support patients and family members in and after Intensive Care. We have already implemented the website at the Royal Infi...
Funder: The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare | Value: £7,894

Can counselling help patients and families after Intensive Care: a pilot study and evaluation: the CONNECT study

2017 - 2017
Surviving critical illness is associated with chronic psychological distress. Anxiety occurs in 43% of patients and depression in 30% of patients at 12 months after hospital discharge. Post-traumatic ...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £10,818

Getting it Right: the continuing support and service needs of ICU survivors

2016 - 2017
In this project, we will develop a questionnaire designed to capture ICU survivors' healthcare and support needs. The questionnaire will be based on (1) a literature review and (2) a completed longitu...
Funder: The Intensive Care Society | Value: £1,620

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