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Differential effects of aging on executive and automatic inhibition (2008)
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Andrés, P., Guerrini, C., Phillips, L. H., & Perfect, T. J. (2008). Differential effects of aging on executive and automatic inhibition. Developmental Neuropsychology, 33(2), (101-123). doi:10.1080/87565640701884212. ISSN 8756-5641

One of the major accounts of cognitive aging states that age effects are related to a deficiency of inhibitory mechanisms (Hasher & Zacks, 1988). Given that inhibition has traditionally been associated with the frontal cortex, and that the fronta... Read More

Individual differences in object and spatial imagery: personality correlates (2008)
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Vannucci, M., & Mazzoni, G. (2009). Individual differences in object and spatial imagery: personality correlates. Personality and individual differences, 46(4), (402-405). doi:10.1016/j.paid.2008.11.003. ISSN 0191-8869

In the present study, we investigated whether individual differences in object and spatial imagery are correlated with two personality variables, fantasy proneness and dissociation. One hundred and eight undergraduates filled out the Object-Spatial I... Read More

Gait patterns in transtibial amputee fallers vs. non-fallers: biomechanical differences during level walking (2008)
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Vanicek, N., Strike, S., McNaughton, L., & Polman, R. (2009). Gait patterns in transtibial amputee fallers vs. non-fallers: biomechanical differences during level walking. Gait and Posture, 29(3), (415-420). doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2008.10.062. ISSN 0966-6362

Transtibial amputees are at an increased risk of falling compared to age-matched, able-bodied individuals. The aim of this study was to compare the gait patterns of recent amputee fallers vs. non-fallers during level walking by investigating joint ki... Read More

Single ability among activities of daily living as a predictor of agitation (2008)
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Lin, L., Wu, S., Kao, C., Tzeng, Y., Watson, R., & Tang, S. (2009). Single ability among activities of daily living as a predictor of agitation. Journal of clinical nursing, 18(1), 117-123. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02367.x

Aims. The aims of this study were to investigate whether the interaction effect between restraint and functional ability, and single ability during activities of daily living can predict agitation among residents with dementia. Background. Agitated b... Read More

Choosing between alternative wrist postures: Action planning needs perception (2008)
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Dijkerman, H. C., McIntosh, R. D., Schindler, I., Nijboer, T. C. W., & Milner, A. D. (2009). Choosing between alternative wrist postures: Action planning needs perception. Neuropsychologia, 47(6), (1476-1482). doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.12.002. ISSN 0028-3932

When normal subjects grasp with their right hand a rectangular object placed at different orientations in the horizontal plane, they change from a 'thumb left' (clockwise) to a 'thumb right' (anti-clockwise) grasp when the orientation exceeds about 1... Read More

Factors contributing to the time taken to consult with symptoms of lung cancer: A cross-sectional study (2008)
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Smith, S. M., Campbell, N. C., MacLeod, U., Lee, A. J., Raja, A., Wyke, S., …Nicolson, M. C. (2009). Factors contributing to the time taken to consult with symptoms of lung cancer: A cross-sectional study. Thorax, 64(6), 523-531. doi:10.1136/thx.2008.096560

Objectives: To determine what factors are associated with the time people take to consult with symptoms of lung cancer, with a focus on those from rural and socially deprived areas. Methods: A cross-sectional quantitative interview survey was perform... Read More

Prostate cancer stem cells (2008)
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Lang, S., Frame, F., & Collins, A. (2009). Prostate cancer stem cells. Journal of Pathology, 217(2), 299-306. https://doi.org/10.1002/path.2478

Despite the discovery over 60 years ago by Huggins and Hodges that prostate cancers respond to androgen deprivation therapy, hormone‐refractory prostate cancer remains a major clinical challenge. There is now mounting evidence that solid tumours orig... Read More

The roles of encoding and retrieval processes in associative and categorical memory illusions (2008)
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Dewhurst, S. A., Bould, E., Knott, L. M., & Thorley, C. (2009). The roles of encoding and retrieval processes in associative and categorical memory illusions. Journal of Memory and Language, 60(1), 154-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2008.09.002

Four experiments investigated the origin of associative and categorical memory illusions by comparing the effects of study and test associations on Deese/Roediger-McDermott (DRM) and categorized lists. Experiments 1 and 2 found that levels of false r... Read More

Quality of life in patients with lower limb ischemia; revised suggestions for analysis (2008)
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Gulati, S., Coughlin, P. A., Hatfield, J., & Chetter, I. C. (2009). Quality of life in patients with lower limb ischemia; revised suggestions for analysis. Journal of vascular surgery, 49(1), 122-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2008.08.011

Background: Quality of life (QoL) is a crucial outcome measure in patients with lower limb ischemia (LLI). The Short Form 36 (SF36) has been proposed as the gold standard instrument for generic QoL analysis in patients with LLI. The Short Form 8 (SF8... Read More

Older people and inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review (2008)
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Smith, G. D., Watson, R., & Thompson, D. R. (2008). Older people and inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review. Journal of clinical nursing, 17(11c), 400-406. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02577.x

Aims and objectives. To review the literature on inflammatory bowel disease in older and younger people and to identify whether they included a nursing or psychosocial perspective, or were informed by theories of ageing. Background. Inflammatory bowe... Read More

Gendered attitudes towards sexual relationships among adolescents attending nurse led sexual health clinics in England: a qualitative study (2008)
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Hayter, M., & Harrison, C. (2008). Gendered attitudes towards sexual relationships among adolescents attending nurse led sexual health clinics in England: a qualitative study. Journal of clinical nursing, 17(22), 2963-2971. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02515.x

Aims.  This study aimed to explore gender differences in attitudes towards sexual relationships of adolescent attending nurse led sexual health clinics. Background.  Nurse led sexual health clinics are at the forefront of promoting adolescent sexu... Read More

Globular adiponectin increases cGMP formation in blood platelets independently of nitric oxide (2008)
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Riba, R., Patel, B., Aburima, A., & Naseem, K. M. (2008). Globular adiponectin increases cGMP formation in blood platelets independently of nitric oxide. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 6(12), 2121-2131. doi:10.1111/j.1538-7836.2008.03179.x

Background: Platelet-derived nitric oxide (NO) has been shown to play conflicting roles in platelet function, although it is accepted that NO mediates its actions through soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC). This confusion concerning the roles of platelet... Read More

Improving the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: qualitative study of experiences and attitudes (2008)
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Harris, D., Hayter, M., & Allender, S. (2008). Improving the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: qualitative study of experiences and attitudes. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 58(555), 703-710. doi:10.3399/bjgp08x342363

Background Pulmonary rehabilitation can improve the quality of life and ability to function of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It may also reduce hospital admission and inpatient stay with exacerbations of COPD. Some patie... Read More

Calculating the costs of work-based training: the case of NHS Cadet Schemes (2008)
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Norman, I., Normand, C., Watson, R., Draper, J., Jowett, S., & Coster, S. (2008). Calculating the costs of work-based training: the case of NHS Cadet Schemes. International journal of nursing studies, 45(9), 1310-1318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2007.10.004

Background: The worldwide shortage of registered nurses [Buchan, J., Calman, L., 2004. The Global Shortage of Registered Nurses: An Overview of Issues And Actions. International Council of Nurses, Geneva] points to the need for initiatives which incr... Read More