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Hypoxia mediated release of endothelial microparticles and increased association of S100A12 with circulating neutrophils (2009)
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Vince, R. V., Chrismas, B., Midgley, A. W., McNaughton, L. R., & Madden, L. A. (2009). Hypoxia mediated release of endothelial microparticles and increased association of S100A12 with circulating neutrophils. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2(1), 2-6. https://doi.org/10.4161/oxim.2.1.7611

Microparticles are released from the endothelium under normal homeostatic conditions and have been shown elevated in disease states, most notably those characterised by endothelial dysfunction. The endothelium is sensitive to oxidative stress/status... Read More

Transfer between pose and illumination training in face recognition. (2009)
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Liu, C. H., Bhuiyan, M. A., Ward, J., & Sui, J. (2009). Transfer between pose and illumination training in face recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(4), (939-947). doi:10.1037/a0013710. ISSN 0096-1523

The relationship between pose and illumination learning in face recognition was examined in a yes-no recognition paradigm. The authors assessed whether pose training can transfer to a new illumination or vice versa. Results show that an extensive lev... Read More

A revised activities of daily living/instrumental activities of daily living instrument increases interpretive power: theoretical application for functional tasks exercise (2009)
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Fieo, R., Watson, R., Deary, I. J., & Starr, J. M. (2010). A revised activities of daily living/instrumental activities of daily living instrument increases interpretive power: theoretical application for functional tasks exercise. Gerontology, 56(5), 483-490. https://doi.org/10.1159/000271603

Background: As the number of adults in older age groups expands, difficulty performing usual activities of daily life is a rising health concern. A common exercise regimen employed to attenuate functional decline and disability has been resistance st... Read More

Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study (2009)
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Reid, M., Williams, S., & Hammersley, R. (2009). Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study. Eating Disorders, 18(1), 1-9. doi:10.1080/10640260903439441

It is the general practitioner's (GP's) responsibility to diagnose and manage the care of eating disorder patients but recent surveys suggest that there may be problems. In this qualitative study we have explored the perceptions of 20 GPs. In general... Read More

Design and validation of an instrument to measure nursing research culture: the Nursing Research Questionnaire (NRQ) (2009)
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Corchon, S., Watson, R., Arantzamendi, M., & Saracíbar, M. (2010). Design and validation of an instrument to measure nursing research culture: the Nursing Research Questionnaire (NRQ). Journal of clinical nursing, 19(1-2), 217-226. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03049.x

Aim. To describe the development of a self-administered questionnaire to study the nursing research culture in a Spanish hospital. Background. There is urgent need to promote nursing research in Spain. To do this, it is imperative to understand the S... Read More

What is associated with low food intake in older people with dementia? (2009)
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Lin, L., Watson, R., & Wu, S. (2010). What is associated with low food intake in older people with dementia?. Journal of clinical nursing, 19(1-2), 53-59. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02962.x

Aims. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk factors of institutionalised older people for developing low food intake. Background. Eating difficulties among patients with dementia have been identified in western society and typically progr... Read More

The effectiveness of multimedia learning education programs on knowledge, anxiety and pressure garment compliance in patients undergoing burns rehabilitation in Taiwan: an experimental study (2009)
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Lo, S., Hayter, M., Hsu, M., Lin, S., & Lin, S. (2010). The effectiveness of multimedia learning education programs on knowledge, anxiety and pressure garment compliance in patients undergoing burns rehabilitation in Taiwan: an experimental study. Journal of clinical nursing, 19(1-2), 129-137. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03030.x

Aim.  This study examined the effectiveness of multimedia learning education programmes (MLEPs) on knowledge, anxiety and pressure garment compliance behaviour of burn patients. Background.  MLEPs are increasingly suggested as education methods th... Read More

Acupuncture needling sensation: the neural correlates of deqi using fMRI (2009)
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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

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

Proteomic identification of putative biomarkers of radiotherapy resistance: a possible role for the 26S proteasome? (2009)
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Smith, L., Qutob, O., Watson, M. B., Beavis, A. W., Potts, D., Welham, K. J., …Cawkwell, L. (2009). Proteomic identification of putative biomarkers of radiotherapy resistance: a possible role for the 26S proteasome?. Neoplasia, 11(11), (1194-1207). doi:10.1593/neo.09902. ISSN 1522-8002

PURPOSE: We aimed to identify putative predictive protein biomarkers of radioresistance. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: Three breast cancer cell lines (MCF7, MDA-MB-231, and T47D) were used as in vitro models to study radioresistance. Inherent radiosensitiviti... Read More

Reliability and validity in a nutshell (2009)
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Bannigan, K., & Watson, R. (2009). Reliability and validity in a nutshell. Journal of clinical nursing, 18(23), 3237-3243. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02939.x

Aims. To explore and explain the different concepts of reliability and validity as they are related to measurement instruments in social science and health care. Background. There are different concepts contained in the terms reliability and validity... Read More

Relating developments in children's counterfactual thinking and executive functions (2009)
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Beck, S. R., Riggs, K. J., & Gorniak, S. L. (2009). Relating developments in children's counterfactual thinking and executive functions. Thinking and Reasoning, 15(4), (337-354). doi:10.1080/13546780903135904. ISSN 1354-6783

The performance of 93 children aged 3 and 4 years on a battery of different counterfactual tasks was assessed. Three measures: short causal chains, location change counterfactual conditionals, and false syllogisms—but not a fourth, long causal... Read More

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

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

From dysphonia to dysphoria: Mokken scaling shows a strong, reliable hierarchy of voice symptoms in the Voice Symptom Scale questionnaire (2009)
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Deary, I. J., Wilson, J. A., Carding, P. N., MacKenzie, K., & Watson, R. (2010). From dysphonia to dysphoria: Mokken scaling shows a strong, reliable hierarchy of voice symptoms in the Voice Symptom Scale questionnaire. Journal of psychosomatic research, 68(1), 67-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2009.06.008

Symptoms of hoarseness (dysphonia) are common and often associated with psychological distress. The Voice Symptom Scale (VoiSS) is a 30-item self-completed questionnaire concerning voice and throat symptoms. Psychometric and clinical studies on the V... Read More

A quantitative analysis of the impact of a computerised information system on nurses' clinical practice using a realistic evaluation framework (2009)
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Oroviogoicoechea, C., & Watson, R. (2009). A quantitative analysis of the impact of a computerised information system on nurses' clinical practice using a realistic evaluation framework. International journal of medical informatics, 78(12), 839-849. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2009.08.008

Objective: To explore nurses' perceptions of the impact on clinical practice of the use of a computerised hospital information system. Design: A realistic evaluation design based on Pawson and Tilley's work has been used across all the phases of the... Read More

Evaluation of the psychometric properties and the clinical feasibility of a Chinese version of the Doloplus-2 scale among cognitively impaired older people with communication difficulty (2009)
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Chen, Y., Lin, L., & Watson, R. (2010). Evaluation of the psychometric properties and the clinical feasibility of a Chinese version of the Doloplus-2 scale among cognitively impaired older people with communication difficulty. International journal of nursing studies, 47(1), 78-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2009.06.011

Background: Several behaviourally observed tools have been developed to assess pain among cognitively impaired older people with communication difficulty. However, no adequate pain observation instrument is available for this group in Taiwan. Objecti... Read More

A cost-effectiveness analysis of a multimedia learning education program for stoma patients: A cost-effectiveness analysis of MLEP for stoma pateints (2009)
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Lo, S., Wang, Y., Wu, L., Hsu, M., Chang, S., & Hayter, M. (2010). A cost-effectiveness analysis of a multimedia learning education program for stoma patients: A cost-effectiveness analysis of MLEP for stoma pateints. Journal of clinical nursing, 19(13-14), 1844-1854. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02931.x

Study aims: The purpose of this study was to compare the costs and effectiveness of enterostomal education using a multimedia learning education program (MLEP) and a conventional education service program (CESP). Background: Multimedia health educati... Read More

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

Stress appraisals, coping, and coping effectiveness among international cross-country runners during training and competition (2009)
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Nicholls, A. R., Levy, A. R., Grice, A., & Polman, R. C. J. (2009). Stress appraisals, coping, and coping effectiveness among international cross-country runners during training and competition. European journal of sport science : the official journal of the European College of Sport Science, 9(5), (285-293). doi:10.1080/17461390902836049. ISSN 1746-1391

The aims of this study were to explore: (a) stressors (including intensity of the feelings that the appraisal of each stressor generated and control of the stressor) and coping strategies on training and competition days; (b) the relationship between... Read More