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Acupuncture needling sensation: the neural correlates of deqi using fMRI (2009)
Journal Article
Asghar, A. U. R., Green, G., Lythgoe, M. F., Lewith, G., & MacPherson, H. (2010). Acupuncture needling sensation: the neural correlates of deqi using fMRI. Brain research, 1315, (111-118). doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2009.12.019. ISSN 0006-8993

The needling sensation of deqi is considered by most acupuncturists to be an important component of acupuncture, yet neuroimaging research that investigates this needle sensation has been limited. In this study we have investigated the effect of deqi... Read More about Acupuncture needling sensation: the neural correlates of deqi using fMRI.

Randomized clinical trial of co-amoxiclav versus no antibiotic prophylaxis in varicose vein surgery (2009)
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Mekako, A. I., Chetter, I. C., Coughlin, P. A., Hatfield, J., & McCollum, P. T. (2010). Randomized clinical trial of co-amoxiclav versus no antibiotic prophylaxis in varicose vein surgery. British journal of surgery : BJS, 97(1), 29-36. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.6849

Background: Wound infection rates of up to 16 per cent are reported following varicose vein surgery and the value of antibiotic prophylaxis in clean surgery remains unclear. Methods: Some 443 patients undergoing varicose vein surgery randomly receive... Read More about Randomized clinical trial of co-amoxiclav versus no antibiotic prophylaxis in varicose vein surgery.

Lack of diastolic reserve in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction (2009)
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Chattopadhyay, S., Alamgir, M. F., Nikitin, N. P., Rigby, A. S., Clark, A. L., & Cleland, J. G. F. (2010). Lack of diastolic reserve in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction. Circulation. Heart failure, 3(1), 35-43. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.108.824888

Background-The genesis of symptoms in patients with heart failure (HF) and normal ejection fraction (HFNEF) is unclear. Most investigations of HFNEF have focused on cardiac function at rest although most of these patients are breathless only on exerc... Read More about Lack of diastolic reserve in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction.

What does having a fertility problem mean to couples? (2009)
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Glover, L., McLellan, A., & Weaver, S. M. (2009). What does having a fertility problem mean to couples?. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 27(4), (401-418). doi:10.1080/02646830903190896. ISSN 0264-6838

The meaning of fertility problems for couples and how partners differed in their appraisals of their fertility problems were the main areas of interest in this research. Ten couples recruited via an infertility clinic took part in semi-structured int... Read More about What does having a fertility problem mean to couples?.

Coming out to care: gay and lesbian carers' experiences of dementia services (2009)
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Price, E. (2010). Coming out to care: gay and lesbian carers' experiences of dementia services. Health and Social Care in the Community, 18(2), 160-168. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2009.00884.x

This article reports on findings from a qualitative study, undertaken in England that explored the experiences of 21 gay men and lesbian women who care, or cared, for a person with dementia.  The aim of the study was to explore how a person's ga... Read More about Coming out to care: gay and lesbian carers' experiences of dementia services.

Randomized controlled trial of patient-controlled sedation for colonoscopy: Entonox vs modified patient-maintained target-controlled propofol (2009)
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Maslekar, S., Balaji, P., Gardiner, A., Culbert, B., Monson, J. R., & Duthie, G. S. (2011). Randomized controlled trial of patient-controlled sedation for colonoscopy: Entonox vs modified patient-maintained target-controlled propofol. Colorectal Disease, 13(1), 48-57. doi:10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.01988.x

Aim Propofol sedation is often associated with deep sedation and decreased manoeuvrability. Patient-maintained sedation has been used in such patients with minimal side-effects. We aimed to compare novel modified patient-maintained target-controlled... Read More about Randomized controlled trial of patient-controlled sedation for colonoscopy: Entonox vs modified patient-maintained target-controlled propofol.

"They (ARVs) are my life, without them I'm nothing" - experiences of patients attending a HIV/AIDS clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa (2009)
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Gilbert, L., & Walker, L. (2009). "They (ARVs) are my life, without them I'm nothing" - experiences of patients attending a HIV/AIDS clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa. Health and Place, 15(4), (1123-1129). doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.06.006. ISSN 1353-8292

This paper is a part of a larger study that explores the "social complexity" of antiretroviral therapy (ART), in resource-limited environments. Drawing on in-depth interviews with a sample of 44 patients in an urban HIV/AIDS clinic in Johannesburg, S... Read More about "They (ARVs) are my life, without them I'm nothing" - experiences of patients attending a HIV/AIDS clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa.

'My son gave birth to me': offending fathers - generative, reflexive and risky? (2009)
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Walker, L. (2010). 'My son gave birth to me': offending fathers - generative, reflexive and risky?. The British journal of social work, 40(5), 1402-1418. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcp063

This paper analyses key findings from narrative interviews with 16 (ex) offender fathers. All fathers interviewed served custodial sentences, ranging from 6 months to 14 years, and were on licence at the time of interview. This research focuses on th... Read More about 'My son gave birth to me': offending fathers - generative, reflexive and risky?.

The development of the serious mental illness physical Health Improvement Profile (2009)
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White, J., Gray, R., & Jones, M. (2009). The development of the serious mental illness physical Health Improvement Profile. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 16(5), 493-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2009.01375.x

People with serious mental illness (SMI), such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, are more likely to suffer from a range of long-term physical conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Consequently they will die 10-15 years earlie... Read More about The development of the serious mental illness physical Health Improvement Profile.

Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing (2009)
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Jones, M., White, J., & Gray, R. (2009). Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 16(5), 409-415. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2009.01373.x

JONES M., WHITE J. & GRAY R. (2009) Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 16, 409-415 Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing People with schizophrenia have a significant... Read More about Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing.

Quality assurance in colonoscopy: role of endomucosal clips (2009)
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Maslekar, S., Avery, G., & Duthie, G. S. (2010). Quality assurance in colonoscopy: role of endomucosal clips. Colorectal Disease, 12(7), 651-656. doi:10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.01874.x

Objective Quality assurance in colonoscopy is important, and subjective assessment of completion based on endoscopic signs can be inaccurate leading to missed lesions. We aimed to determine the technique of endomucosal clips with follow-up X-rays in... Read More about Quality assurance in colonoscopy: role of endomucosal clips.

Self-rated health and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure (2009)
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Farkas, J., Nabb, S., Zaletel-Kragelj, L., Cleland, J. G. F., & Lainscak, M. (2009). Self-rated health and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. European journal of heart failure, 11(5), 518-524. doi:10.1093/eurjhf/hfp038

AimsIn patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), there is limited information on self-rated health (SRH). We aimed to examine the distribution of SRH and whether SRH is associated with mortality in patients with stable CHF.Methods and resultsWe enro... Read More about Self-rated health and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure.

Randomized clinical trial of concomitant or sequential phlebectomy after endovenous laser therapy for varicose veins (2009)
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Carradice, D., Mekako, A. I., Hatfield, J., & Chetter, I. C. (2009). Randomized clinical trial of concomitant or sequential phlebectomy after endovenous laser therapy for varicose veins. British journal of surgery : BJS, 96(4), 369-375. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.6556

Background: The management of residual varicosities following endovenous laser therapy (EVLT) for varicose veins is contentious. Ambulatory phlebectomy may be performed concomitantly with the initial EVLT, or sequentially as a secondary procedure. Th... Read More about Randomized clinical trial of concomitant or sequential phlebectomy after endovenous laser therapy for varicose veins.

Removal of red light minimizes methylene blue-stimulated DNA damage in oesophageal cells: implications for chromoendoscopy (2009)
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Sturmey, R. G., Wild, C. P., & Hardie, L. J. (2009). Removal of red light minimizes methylene blue-stimulated DNA damage in oesophageal cells: implications for chromoendoscopy. Mutagenesis, 24(3), 253-258. doi:10.1093/mutage/gep004

Barrett's oesophagus (BO) carries an increased risk of progression to oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Chromoendoscopy with methylene blue (MB) can be used to facilitate identification of BO and target areas for biopsy. If photoexcited, MB can generate re... Read More about Removal of red light minimizes methylene blue-stimulated DNA damage in oesophageal cells: implications for chromoendoscopy.

‘Getting through' not ‘going under': a qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer (2009)
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Emslie, C., Browne, S., MacLeod, U., Rozmovits, L., Mitchell, E., & Ziebland, S. (2009). ‘Getting through' not ‘going under': a qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer. Social science & medicine, 68(6), (1169-1175). doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.01.004. ISSN 0277-9536

Many studies have found that people with cancer value family support. Feminist work suggests that women carry most responsibility for practical and emotional support in families, but few qualitative cancer studies explicitly incorporate a gender pers... Read More about ‘Getting through' not ‘going under': a qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer.

The effect of atorvastatin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study (2009)
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Sathyapalan, T., Kilpatrick, E. S., Coady, A. M., & Atkin, S. L. (2009). The effect of atorvastatin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 94(1), (103-108). doi:10.1210/jc.2008-1750. ISSN 0021-972x

CONTEXT: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity, whereas statins are proven to reduce cardiovascular mortality and morbidity through lipid-lowering and perhaps through their pleiotropic effects.... Read More about The effect of atorvastatin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study.