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 Telehealth – future directions in cardiovascular care (2010)
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Cleland, J., & Barrett, D. (2010).  Telehealth – future directions in cardiovascular care. European cardiology review, 6(3), 30 - 32. https://doi.org/10.15420/ecr.2010.6.3.30

Over recent years, telehealth has increasingly demonstrated its value in supporting the delivery of cardiovascular healthcare. From teletriage services as a portal into healthcare through to telemonitoring of heart failure patients, technology is alr... Read More about  Telehealth – future directions in cardiovascular care.

Do angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors improve walking distance in patients with symptomatic lower limb arterial disease? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (2010)
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Shahin, Y., Mazari, F., & Chetter, I. (2011). Do angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors improve walking distance in patients with symptomatic lower limb arterial disease? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. International journal of surgery, 9(3), 209-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2010.12.006

Background Several studies have reported the clinical effects of long-term treatment with cardioprotective medications in patients with lower limb peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in terms of reducing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. A numbe... Read More about Do angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors improve walking distance in patients with symptomatic lower limb arterial disease? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Copy number variation of FCGR3B is associated with susceptibility to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (2010)
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Bournazos, S., Bournazou, I., Murchison, J. T., Wallace, W. A., McFarlane, P., Hirani, N., …Hart, S. P. (2011). Copy number variation of FCGR3B is associated with susceptibility to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respiration, 81(2), 142-149. doi:10.1159/000321997

Background: Several genes exhibit copy number variation (CNV), including FCGR3B which encodes the IgG receptor FcγRIIIb. Engagement of Fcγ receptors by IgG complexes may contribute to the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Objective... Read More about Copy number variation of FCGR3B is associated with susceptibility to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome (2010)
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Hutchinson, N., & Oakes, P. (2011). Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 24(2), 172-180. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00600.x

Background People with Down Syndrome are at significant risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as they get older and early assessment, diagnosis and intervention is essential. Neuro-psychological measures of cognitive functioning play an important pa... Read More about Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome.

Cardiotocography and ST analysis (STAN): a retrospective review (2010)
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Jomeen, J. (2010). Cardiotocography and ST analysis (STAN): a retrospective review. British Journal of Midwifery, 18(9), 568 - 574. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2010.18.9.78065

Fetal heart monitoring via cardiotocograph (CTG) has become integral to modern maternity care. The development of more sophisticated analytical techniques for fetal heart rate analysis has resulted in fetal monitoring systems that can add automated f... Read More about Cardiotocography and ST analysis (STAN): a retrospective review.

Randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid-free fibrin sealant during vascular surgical procedures (2010)
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Chalmers, R. T. A., Darling, R. C., Wingard, J. T., Chetter, I., Cutler, B., Kern, J. A., & Hart, J. C. (2010). Randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid-free fibrin sealant during vascular surgical procedures. British journal of surgery : BJS, 97(12), 1784-1789. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.7235

Background: This study evaluated the safety and haemostatic effectiveness of a fibrin sealant (EVICELTM Fibrin Sealant (Human)) during vascular surgery. Methods: This prospective randomized controlled trial compared the haemostatic effectiveness of f... Read More about Randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid-free fibrin sealant during vascular surgical procedures.

Gezellig: a concept for managing pain during labour and childbirth (2010)
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Jomeen, J. (2010). Gezellig: a concept for managing pain during labour and childbirth. British Journal of Midwifery, 18(8), 515 - 520. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2010.18.8.49317

Pain is a defining element of the labouring women's experience. This article explores and discusses the potential of gezellig as an underlying concept for the management of pain during labour. Pain is the psychological, emotional and learnt response... Read More about Gezellig: a concept for managing pain during labour and childbirth.

Thrombospondin-1 induces platelet activation through CD36-dependent inhibition of the cAMP/protein kinase A signaling cascade (2010)
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Roberts, W., Magwenzi, S., Aburima, A., & Naseem, K. (2010). Thrombospondin-1 induces platelet activation through CD36-dependent inhibition of the cAMP/protein kinase A signaling cascade. Blood, 116(20), 4297-4306. doi:10.1182/blood-2010-01-265561

Cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP)-dependent signaling modulates platelet function at sites of vascular injury. Here we show that thrombospondin-1 (TSP-1) prevents cAMP/protein kinase A (PKA) signaling through a CD36-dependent mechanism. Prostagla... Read More about Thrombospondin-1 induces platelet activation through CD36-dependent inhibition of the cAMP/protein kinase A signaling cascade.

Remaining hopeful in early-stage dementia: a qualitative study (2010)
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Wolverson, E., Clarke, C., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2010). Remaining hopeful in early-stage dementia: a qualitative study. Aging and Mental Health, 14(4), (450-460). doi:10.1080/13607860903483110. ISSN 1360-7863

Objectives: Improving the quality of life for people living with dementia is widely accepted as an important outcome in dementia care services. Positive psychology, the systematic study of strengths, capacities, and personal resources, is one framewo... Read More about Remaining hopeful in early-stage dementia: a qualitative study.

A hypoplastic model of skeletal muscle development displaying reduced foetal myoblast cell numbers, increased oxidative myofibres and improved specific tension capacity (2010)
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Otto, A., Macharia, R., Matsakas, A., Valasek, P., Mankoo, B. S., & Patel, K. (2010). A hypoplastic model of skeletal muscle development displaying reduced foetal myoblast cell numbers, increased oxidative myofibres and improved specific tension capacity. Developmental Biology, 343(1-2), (51-62). doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2010.04.014. ISSN 1095-564X

The major component of skeletal muscle is the myofibre. Genetic intervention inducing over-enlargement of myofibres beyond a certain threshold through acellular growth causes a reduction in the specific tension generating capacity of the muscle. Howe... Read More about A hypoplastic model of skeletal muscle development displaying reduced foetal myoblast cell numbers, increased oxidative myofibres and improved specific tension capacity.

Flounder growth and production as indicators of the nursery value of marsh habitats in a Mediterranean lagoon (2010)
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Franco, A., Fiorin, R., Zucchetta, M., Torricelli, P., & Franzoi, P. (2010). Flounder growth and production as indicators of the nursery value of marsh habitats in a Mediterranean lagoon. Journal of Sea Research, 64(4), 457-464. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2010.01.006

Estuarine marshes are known as suitable nursery areas for many marine migrant fishes, such as flounder. The potential nursery value of such habitats was investigated in the Venice lagoon, by using growth and production of 0-group flounder as indicato... Read More about Flounder growth and production as indicators of the nursery value of marsh habitats in a Mediterranean lagoon.

Enhancing medication adherence in people with schizophrenia: an international programme of research (2010)
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Gray, R., White, J., Schulz, M., & Abderhalden, C. (2010). Enhancing medication adherence in people with schizophrenia: an international programme of research. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19(1), 36-44. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1447-0349.2009.00649.x

This paper describes the development of an adherence therapy intervention in schizophrenia and synthesizes the results to date of a collaborative international programme of research. Sticking to treatment is essential to control symptoms and prevent... Read More about Enhancing medication adherence in people with schizophrenia: an international programme of research.