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Estimating global injuries morbidity and mortality: methods and data used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study (2020)
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James, S. L., Bertolacci, G. J., Castle, C. D., Dingels, Z. V., Fox, J. T., Hamilton, E. B., …Vos, T. (2020). Estimating global injuries morbidity and mortality: methods and data used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study. Injury Prevention, 26, i125-i153. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043531

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2020. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. BACKGROUND: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern research methods must account for the wide spectrum of disabili... Read More about Estimating global injuries morbidity and mortality: methods and data used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study.

Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17 (2020)
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Reiner, R. C., Local Burden of Disease WaSH Collaborators, , & Soyiri, I. (2020). Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17. The Lancet global health, 8(9), e1162-e1185. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X%2820%2930278-3

Background Universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities is an essential human right, recognised in the Sustainable Development Goals as crucial for preventing disease and improving human wellbeing. Comprehensive, high-resolutio... Read More about Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17.

Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17 Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators* (2020)
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Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators, , & Soyiri, I. (2020). Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17 Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators*. The Lancet global health, 8(8), e1038-e1060. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X%2820%2930230-8

Background Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a form of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) for diarrhoea that has the potential to drastically reduce child mortality; yet, according to UNICEF estimates, less than half of children younger than 5 years w... Read More about Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17 Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators*.

high INtensity Interval Training In pATiEnts with intermittent claudication (INITIATE): protocol for a multi-centre, proof-of-concept, prospective interventional study (2020)
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Pymer, S., Harwood, A., Ibeggazene, S., McGregor, G., Huang, C., Twiddy, M., …Chetter, I. C. (2020). high INtensity Interval Training In pATiEnts with intermittent claudication (INITIATE): protocol for a multi-centre, proof-of-concept, prospective interventional study. BMJ open, 10(7), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038825

Introduction: The first-line recommended treatment for patients with intermittent claudication (IC), is a supervised exercise programme (SEP), which includes a minimum of 2 hours exercise per week over a 12-week period. However, provision, uptake, an... Read More about high INtensity Interval Training In pATiEnts with intermittent claudication (INITIATE): protocol for a multi-centre, proof-of-concept, prospective interventional study.

Opioids for breathlessness: a narrative review (2020)
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Currow, D. C., Johnson, M. J., Pollack, A., Ferreira, D. H., Kochovska, S., Ekström, M., & Harrison, C. (2020). Opioids for breathlessness: a narrative review. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 10(3), 287-295. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002314

ABSTRACT Chronic breathlessness is a disabling and distressing condition for which there is a growing evidence base for a range of interventions. Non-pharmacological interventions are the mainstay of management and should be optimised prior to use... Read More about Opioids for breathlessness: a narrative review.

Development of a core outcome set to use in the research and assessment of malignant bowel obstruction: protocol for the RAMBO study (2020)
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Currow, D. C., Currow, D. C., Murtagh, F. E., Oliver, A., Baddeley, E., Bravington, A., …Boland, J. (2020). Development of a core outcome set to use in the research and assessment of malignant bowel obstruction: protocol for the RAMBO study. BMJ open, 10(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039154

INTRODUCTION: Studies regarding the management of malignant bowel obstruction (MBO) report conflicting findings. This is partly due to different outcome measures being used to evaluate severity of MBO and the response to treatments. Furthermore, curr... Read More about Development of a core outcome set to use in the research and assessment of malignant bowel obstruction: protocol for the RAMBO study.

Laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery in the acute setting (LaCeS trial): a multicentre randomized feasibility trial (2020)
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Cardozo, W., Baker, R., Berger, C., Chapman, S., Codd, R., Coyne, P., …Brown, J. (in press). Laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery in the acute setting (LaCeS trial): a multicentre randomized feasibility trial. British journal of surgery, https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11703

Abstract Background Approximately 30,000 people per annum undergo major, emergency abdominal, gastrointestinal surgery, of which 36% (~10,800) are carried out for emergency colorectal pathology. Approximately 14% of all patients requiring emergency... Read More about Laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery in the acute setting (LaCeS trial): a multicentre randomized feasibility trial.

The effects of the iPlayClean education programme on doping attitudes and susceptibility to use banned substances among high-level adolescent athletes from the UK: A cluster-randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Thompson, M. A., Morley, D., Abt, G., Nicholls, A. R., Rothwell, M., Cope, E., …Huang, C. (2020). The effects of the iPlayClean education programme on doping attitudes and susceptibility to use banned substances among high-level adolescent athletes from the UK: A cluster-randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Drug Policy, 82, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102820

Background: This study examined the effects of the iPlayClean anti-doping intervention on attitudes towards doping and susceptibility, and whether delivery mode affected the results. Methods: A total of 1,081 high-level UK athletes (14-18 years old... Read More about The effects of the iPlayClean education programme on doping attitudes and susceptibility to use banned substances among high-level adolescent athletes from the UK: A cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: a systematic review of screening tools in primary care (2020)
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ElMokhallalati, Y., Bradley, S. H., Chapman, E., Ziegler, L., Murtagh, F. E., Johnson, M. J., & Bennett, M. I. (in press). Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: a systematic review of screening tools in primary care. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320929552

Background Despite increasing evidence of the benefits of early access to palliative care, many patients do not receive palliative care in a timely manner. A systematic approach in primary care can facilitate earlier identification of patients with... Read More about Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: a systematic review of screening tools in primary care.

Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators* (2020)
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Soyiri, I., & Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators, . (2020). Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators*. Lancet, 395(10239), 1779-1801. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2820%2930114-8

Background Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children younger than 5 years is attributable to diarrhoea. The substantial between-country variation in both diarrhoea incidence and mortality is attributable t... Read More about Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators*.