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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 about The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study.

REMCARE: Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family caregivers - Effectiveness and costeffectiveness pragmatic multicentre randomised trial (2012)
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Woods, R. T., Bruce, E., Edwards, R. T., Elvish, R., Hoare, Z., Hounsome, B., …Russell, I. T. (2012). REMCARE: Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family caregivers - Effectiveness and costeffectiveness pragmatic multicentre randomised trial. Health Technology Assessment, 16(48), https://doi.org/10.3310/hta16480

Objectives: The aim of the REMiniscence groups for people with dementia and their family CAREgivers (REMCARE) study was to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of joint reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family caregive... Read More about REMCARE: Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family caregivers - Effectiveness and costeffectiveness pragmatic multicentre randomised trial.

Expression and localization of creatine kinase in the preimplantation embryo (2012)
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Forsey, K. E., Ellis, P. J., Sargent, C. A., Sturmey, R. G., & Leese, H. J. (2013). Expression and localization of creatine kinase in the preimplantation embryo. Molecular Reproduction and Development, 80(3), 185-192. doi:10.1002/mrd.22146

Creatine Kinase (CK) catalyses the “creatine shuttle,” the reversible conversion of creatine phosphate to creatine with the liberation of ATP. This article examines the potential role of the creatine shuttle in the provision of ATP during... Read More about Expression and localization of creatine kinase in the preimplantation embryo.

Towards a sociology of 10–12 year olds? Emerging methodological issues in the ‘new’ social studies of childhood (2012)
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McNamee, S., & Seymour, J. (2013). Towards a sociology of 10–12 year olds? Emerging methodological issues in the ‘new’ social studies of childhood. Childhood, 20(2), (156-168). doi:10.1177/0907568212461037. ISSN 0907-5682

This article reports on an analysis of 320 empirical research articles published between 1993 and 2010 in three of the leading ‘childhood’ journals. The study looked to establish the potential samples used in accounts of empirical researc... Read More about Towards a sociology of 10–12 year olds? Emerging methodological issues in the ‘new’ social studies of childhood.

Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique (2012)
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Jones, T., & Glover, L. (2014). Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy : an international journal of theory & practice, 21(2), 140-153. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1824

The experience of touch is significant; both in its positive implications and in how it attracts caution and controversy. Accordingly, physical contact within psychological therapy has been shown to improve well-being and the therapeutic relationship... Read More about Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique.

Serum carcinoembryonic antigen correlates with severity of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (2012)
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Fahim, A., Crooks, M., Wilmot, R., Campbell, A. P., Morice, A., & Hart, S. (2012). Serum carcinoembryonic antigen correlates with severity of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respirology : official journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 17(8), 1247-1252. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1843.2012.02231.x

Background and objective: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the commonest idiopathic interstitial pneumonia and carries a poor prognosis. Epidemiological evidence suggests that patients with IPF have an increased risk of developing lung cancer.... Read More about Serum carcinoembryonic antigen correlates with severity of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Implementing a Competence Framework for Administering Medication: Reporting the Experiences of Mental Health Nurses and Students in the UK (2012)
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Hemingway, S., White, J., Baxter, H., Smith, G., Turner, J., & McCann, T. (2012). Implementing a Competence Framework for Administering Medication: Reporting the Experiences of Mental Health Nurses and Students in the UK. Issues in mental health nursing, 33(10), 657-664. https://doi.org/10.3109/01612840.2012.688255

Medicine administration is a high risk activity that most nurses undertake frequently. In this paper, the views of registered mental health nurses and final year student nurses are evaluated about the usefulness of the Medicines with Respect Assessme... Read More about Implementing a Competence Framework for Administering Medication: Reporting the Experiences of Mental Health Nurses and Students in the UK.

Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure (2012)
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Atkin, P., & Barrett, D. (2012). Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 27(4), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2012.09.27.4.44.c9313

Telemonitoring involves remotely monitoring patients' vital signs. It is an innovative and promising development in the care of people with heart failure that may reduce hospital admissions and the burden on the NHS, as well as improve patients' qual... Read More about Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure.

Diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid: implications for surveillance and management (2012)
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Nunn, A., & Cowx, I. G. (2012). Diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid: implications for surveillance and management. Aquatic Invasions, 7(3), 357-365. https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2012.7.3.007

This study investigated diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid originating from the Ponto-Caspian region. There were strong diel variations in the abundance (catch-per-unit-effort; CPUE) o... Read More about Diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid: implications for surveillance and management.

Minimally clinically important difference in chronic breathlessness: every little helps (2012)
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Oxberry, S. G., Bland, J. M., Clark, A. L., Cleland, J. G., & Johnson, M. (2012). Minimally clinically important difference in chronic breathlessness: every little helps. American Heart Journal, 164(2), (229-235). doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2012.05.003. ISSN 0002-8703

ObjectivesThe aim of the study was to determine the minimally clinically important difference (MCID) for breathlessness due to chronic heart failure (CHF). BackgroundThe measurement of breathlessness is difficult because it is subjective and multifac... Read More about Minimally clinically important difference in chronic breathlessness: every little helps.

Combined effect of cadmium and estradiol on the endocrine system of roach (Rutilus rutilus): In vitro and in vivo approaches (2012)
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Gerbron, M., Geraudie, P., Xuereb, B., Hill, E. M., Rotchell, J., & Minier, C. (2012). Combined effect of cadmium and estradiol on the endocrine system of roach (Rutilus rutilus): In vitro and in vivo approaches. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology, 163(Supplement), S34-S34. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.05.099

An overview of health forecasting (2012)
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Soyiri, I. N., & Reidpath, D. D. (2013). An overview of health forecasting. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, 18(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12199-012-0294-6

Health forecasting is a novel area of forecasting, and a valuable tool for predicting future health events or situations such as demands for health services and healthcare needs. It facilitates preventive medicine and health care intervention strateg... Read More about An overview of health forecasting.

Response of face-selective brain regions to trustworthiness and gender of faces (2012)
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Mattavelli, G., Andrews, T. J., Asghar, A. U., Towler, J. R., & Young, A. W. (2012). Response of face-selective brain regions to trustworthiness and gender of faces. Neuropsychologia, 50(9), (2205-2211). doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.05.024. ISSN 0028-3932

Neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies have demonstrated a role for the amygdala in processing the perceived trustworthiness of faces, but it remains uncertain whether its responses are linear (with the greatest response to the least trustworthy... Read More about Response of face-selective brain regions to trustworthiness and gender of faces.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is Associated with Circulating Antiepithelial Antibodies (2012)
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Fahim, A., Chong, M. C., Crooks, M. G., & Hart, S. P. (2012). Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is Associated with Circulating Antiepithelial Antibodies. Lung, 190(4), 451-458. doi:10.1007/s00408-012-9390-z

PurposeIdiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a restrictive fibrotic lung disease of uncertain etiology. Alveolar epithelial injury may be one of the inciting triggers in the pathogenesis of this disorder. We hypothesized that circulating antibodies... Read More about Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is Associated with Circulating Antiepithelial Antibodies.

Finding the unexpected: an account of a writing group for women with chronic pelvic pain (2012)
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Evans, K., & Glover, L. (2012). Finding the unexpected: an account of a writing group for women with chronic pelvic pain. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 25(2), (95-103). doi:10.1080/08893675.2012.680724. ISSN 0889-3675

The focus of this article is on a creative writing group developed for women with chronic pelvic pain. The authors address whether their experiences have anything to say about how creative writing sits within the current Western health paradigm and i... Read More about Finding the unexpected: an account of a writing group for women with chronic pelvic pain.

Consistency of leadership in shoals of mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) in novel and in familiar environments (2012)
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Burns, A. L. J., Herbert-Read, J. E., Morrell, L. J., & Ward, A. J. W. (2012). Consistency of leadership in shoals of mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) in novel and in familiar environments. PloS one, 7(5), 1-6. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036567

In social animal groups, an individual's spatial position is a major determinant of both predation risk and foraging rewards. Additionally, the occupation of positions in the front of moving groups is generally assumed to correlate with the initiatio... Read More about Consistency of leadership in shoals of mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) in novel and in familiar environments.

The Medicine with Respect Project: a stakeholder focus group evaluation (2012)
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Hemingway, S., White, J., Turner, J., Dewhirst, K., & Smith, G. (2012). The Medicine with Respect Project: a stakeholder focus group evaluation. Nurse education in practice, 12(6), 310-315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2012.03.008

The administration of medicines is a role that fundamentally impacts on the wellbeing of the patient and has been described as one of the highest risk activities that a nurse undertakes. This article reports on the Medicine with Respect Project where... Read More about The Medicine with Respect Project: a stakeholder focus group evaluation.