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“I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. (2017)
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Glover, L., Kinsey, D., Clappison, D. J., Gardiner, E., & Jomeen, J. (2018). “I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 17, 79-85. doi:10.1016/j.eujim.2017.11.008

© 2017 Elsevier GmbH Introduction Fear of falling is a major problem facing the health care system. No clear evidence exists as to the most effective management approach although a need for both psychological and physical intervention is recognised.... Read More

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study (2017)
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Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

© 2017 Students who leave pre-registration nurse education having failed to complete remain a concern for higher education institutions. This study identifed factors influencing completion using a retrospective cohort analysis to map student characte... Read More

Parental self-efficacy and the management of childhood atopic eczema: development and testing of a new clinical outcome measure (2015)
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Ersser, S. J., Farasat, H., Jackson, K., Gardiner, E., Sheppard, Z. A., & Cowdell, F. (2015). Parental self-efficacy and the management of childhood atopic eczema: development and testing of a new clinical outcome measure. British journal of dermatology, 173(6), 1479-1485. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.14175

© 2015 British Association of Dermatologists. Background Effective parental management of childhood eczema requires education and support to reduce disease severity and improve the child's quality of life. Self-efficacy is a key factor influencing ef... Read More

Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package (2015)
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Jones, C., Jomeen, J., Glover, L., Gardiner, E., Garg, D., & Marshall, C. (in press). Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package. European journal for person centered healthcare, 3(3), 384-391. https://doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v3i3.1012

Rationale and objective: Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) is an issue that spans the spectrum of pregnancy and childbirth and is now acknowledged to be significant on a global level. Health visitors (HVs) are increasingly expected to extend their knowle... Read More

The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study (2012)
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Parker, S., Clarke, C., Moniz-Cook, E., & Gardiner, E. (2012). The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study. Aging and Mental Health, 16(7), 836-844. doi:10.1080/13607863.2012.684668

This study investigated the influence of cognitive busyness (competing cognitive demands) on residential care staff attributions of challenging behaviour (CB) related to dementia. Following the model of attribution formation proposed by Gilbert, Pelh... Read More

Can training community mental health nurses to support family carers reduce behavioural problems in dementia? An exploratory pragmatic randomised controlled trial (2008)
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Moniz-Cook, E., Elston, C., Gardiner, E., Agar, S., Silver, M., Win, T., & Wang, M. (2008). Can training community mental health nurses to support family carers reduce behavioural problems in dementia? An exploratory pragmatic randomised controlled trial. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 23(2), 185-191. doi:10.1002/gps.1860

Background: Community mental health nurses (CMHNs) are the backbone of specialist mental health services in the UK. This study evaluated the effects of training CMHNs in a systematic psychosocial intervention (PSI), to help family carers manage behav... Read More

Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial (2005)
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Alex, J., Laden, G., Cale, A. R. J., Bennett, S., Flowers, K., Madden, L., …Griffin, S. C. (2005). Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial. Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 130(6), (1623-1630). doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.08.018. ISSN 0022-5223

Objective: Animal studies have shown that pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen can induce central nervous system ischemic tolerance and also modulate the inflammatory response. We evaluated this therapy in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. M... Read More

Do the rich really die young? Alcohol-related mortality and social class in Great Britain, 1988-94 (1999)
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Harrison, L., & Gardiner, E. (1999). Do the rich really die young? Alcohol-related mortality and social class in Great Britain, 1988-94. Addiction, 94(12), 1871-1880. doi:10.1046/j.1360-0443.1999.9412187112.x

Aims. To determine whether social class is a major influence on alcohol- related mortality in the general, economically active population of Great Britain. Design and participants. Poisson regression of rates of mortality known to be directly caused... Read More

The inter-rate reliability of a generic measure of severity of illness (1997)
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Shiels, C., Eccles, M., Hutchinson, A., Gardiner, E., & Smoljanovic, L. (1997). The inter-rate reliability of a generic measure of severity of illness. Family practice, 14(6), 466-471. doi:10.1093/fampra/14.6.466

Background. There has been increasing interest in the development of measures to quantify baseline severity of illness and thus provide a more meaningful interpretation of health outcomes. Objective. We aimed to assess the inter-rater reliability of... Read More

Ethnic differences in substance use and alcohol-use-related mortality among first generation migrants to England and Wales (1997)
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Harrison, L., Sutton, M., & Gardiner, E. (1997). Ethnic differences in substance use and alcohol-use-related mortality among first generation migrants to England and Wales. Substance use & misuse, 32(7-8), (849-876). doi:10.3109/10826089709055862. ISSN 1082-6084

Epidemiological studies among migrant ethnic groups are potentially important as a way to provide insight into the relative importance of genetic, cultural, and socioeconomic factors in the etiology of substance use disorders. This paper summarizes p... Read More