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Pilot study assessing the influence of skin type on the heart rate measurements obtained by photoplethysmography with the Apple Watch (2019)
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Sañudo, B., De Hoyo, M., Muñoz-López, A., Perry, J., & Abt, G. (2019). Pilot study assessing the influence of skin type on the heart rate measurements obtained by photoplethysmography with the Apple Watch. Journal of Medical Systems, 43, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10916-019-1325-2

Photoplethysmographic imaging (PPG) is currently used to measure heart rate (HR) and the accuracy of PPG can be influenced by pigmentation of the skin; however, the effects of skin color-related artifacts on PPG during exercise remain unclear. This s... Read More

Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? : a United Kingdom perspective (2019)
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Pymer, S., Nichols, S., Prosser, J., Birkett, S., Carroll, S., & Ingle, L. (in press). Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? : a United Kingdom perspective. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319852711

Background: In the United Kingdom (UK), exercise intensity is prescribed from a fixed percentage range (% heart rate reserve; %HRR) in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes. We aimed to determine the accuracy of this approach by comparing it with an... Read More

Bariatric surgery modulates urinary levels of microRNAs involved in the regulation of renal function (2019)
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Alkandari, A., Ashrafian, H., Sathyapalan, T., Darzi, A., Holmes, E., Athanasiou, T., …Gooderham, N. J. (2019). Bariatric surgery modulates urinary levels of microRNAs involved in the regulation of renal function. Frontiers in endocrinology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00319

Background: Obesity and diabetes cause chronic kidney disease with a common pathophysiology that is characterized by the accumulation of collagen in the extracellular matrix. Recent evidence has implicated the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EM... Read More

Measuring the therapeutic properties of nursing home environments in the Italian context: findings from a validation and cross-sectional study design (2019)
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Palese, A., Decaro, A., Bressan, V., Marin, M., Achil, I., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (in press). Measuring the therapeutic properties of nursing home environments in the Italian context: findings from a validation and cross-sectional study design. BMC health services research,

Background: The social and the physical features of the nursing home (NH) environment can offer a therapeutic support capable of maximising residents’ physical and cognitive functions. A total of 23 instruments evaluating the therapeutic properties o... Read More

Effectiveness of surgical fixation for lateral compression type one (LC-1) fragility fractures of the pelvis: a systematic review (2019)
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Booth, A., Ingoe, H. M. A., Northgraves, M., Coleman, E., Harden, M., Kassam, J., …McDaid, C. (2019). Effectiveness of surgical fixation for lateral compression type one (LC-1) fragility fractures of the pelvis: a systematic review. BMJ open, 9(5), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024737

Objectives To undertake a systematic review of the evidence base for the effectiveness of surgical fixation of lateral compression (LC-1) fragility fractures of the pelvis compared with non-surgical approaches. Searches MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochra... Read More

Knee Replacement Bandaging Study (KReBS) evaluating the effect of a two-layer compression bandage system on knee function following total knee arthroplasty: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. (2019)
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Cook, L., Northgraves, M., Fairhurst, C., Ronaldson, S., Torgerson, D., Kent, J., & Reed, M. (2019). Knee Replacement Bandaging Study (KReBS) evaluating the effect of a two-layer compression bandage system on knee function following total knee arthroplasty: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3344-1

Background Data from a feasibility study suggest that the use of an inelastic, short-stretch compression bandage following total knee arthroplasty is a safe technique that may improve patient-reported health outcomes, and that it is feasible to recr... Read More

Bioimprint aided cell recognition and depletion of human leukemic HL60 cells from peripheral blood (2019)
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Das, A. A., Medlock, J., Liang, H., Nees, D., Allsup, D. J., Madden, L. A., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). Bioimprint aided cell recognition and depletion of human leukemic HL60 cells from peripheral blood. Journal of materials chemistry B, Materials for biology and medicine /, 7(22), 3497-3504. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9tb00679f

We report a large scale preparation of bioimprints of layers of cultured human leukemic HL60 cells which can perform cell shape and size recognition from a mixture with peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs). We demonstrate that the bioimprint-ce... Read More

The role of transients in action observation (2019)
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Cole, G. G., Welsh, T. N., & Skarratt, P. A. (in press). The role of transients in action observation. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01740-5

A large number of studies have now described the various ways in which the observation of another person’s dynamic movement can influence the speed with which the observer is able to prepare a motor action themselves. The typical results are most oft... Read More

Validity and effectiveness of paediatric early warning systems and track and trigger tools for identifying and reducing clinical deterioration in hospitalised children: a systematic review (2019)
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Trubey, R., Huang, C., Lugg-Widger, F. V., Hood, K., Allen, D., Edwards, D., …Powell, C. (2019). Validity and effectiveness of paediatric early warning systems and track and trigger tools for identifying and reducing clinical deterioration in hospitalised children: a systematic review. BMJ open, 9(5), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022105

Objective To assess (1) how well validated existing paediatric track and trigger tools (PTTT) are for predicting adverse outcomes in hospitalised children, and (2) how effective broader paediatric early warning systems are at reducing adverse outcome... Read More

Implications for school nurses using simulator dolls to manage unplanned teen pregnancy (2019)
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Hussain, H., Jomeen, J., Hayter, M., & Tweheyo, R. (2019). Implications for school nurses using simulator dolls to manage unplanned teen pregnancy. British Journal of School Nursing, 14(4), 177-188. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2019.14.4.177

Background: School nurses are key professionals in the promotion of sexual and reproductive health. Aim: The aim of this study is to explore teenagers' perceptions of their practical parenting skills and their attitudes toward experiential learn... Read More

The effects of low-volume high-intensity interval training and circuit training on maximal oxygen uptake (2019)
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Birkett, S. T., Nichols, S., Sawrey, R., Gleadall-Siddall, D., McGregor, G., & Ingle, L. (2019). The effects of low-volume high-intensity interval training and circuit training on maximal oxygen uptake. Sport Sciences for Health, 15(2), 443–451. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11332-019-00552-2

Purpose High-intensity interval training (HIIT) and circuit training (CT) are popular methods of exercise, eliciting improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF). However, direct comparisons of these two training methods are limited. We investiga... Read More

An integrated understanding of the complex drivers of emergency presentations and admissions in cancer patients: qualitative modelling of secondary-care health professionals’ experiences and views (2019)
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Chen, H., Walabyeki, J., Johnson, M., Boland, E., Seymour, J., & Macleod, U. (2019). An integrated understanding of the complex drivers of emergency presentations and admissions in cancer patients: qualitative modelling of secondary-care health professionals’ experiences and views. PloS one, 14(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216430

The number of cancer-related emergency presentations and admissions has been steadily increasing in the UK. Drivers of this phenomenon are complex, multifactorial and interlinked. The main objective of this study was to understand the complexity of e... Read More

Practitioners’ multi-disciplinary perspectives of soccer talent according to phase of development and playing position (2019)
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Towlson, C., Cope, E., Perry, J. L., Court, D., & Levett, N. (in press). Practitioners’ multi-disciplinary perspectives of soccer talent according to phase of development and playing position. International journal of sports science & coaching, 174795411984506. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954119845061

The study aimed to establish the perceived importance that academy soccer practitioners placed on technical/tactical, physical, psycho-social player attributes during player selection and explore whether perceptions change according to Elite Player P... Read More

Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care (2019)
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Lee, A., Khulusi, S., & Watson, R. (2019). Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care. European journal of oncology nursing, 40, 126-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.04.004

Purpose To evaluate demographics of survival in patients with gastroesophageal cancer so that it informs nursing practice. Method Data on 2215 patients diagnosed with gastroesophageal cancer who presented to a specialist referral centre between the... Read More

Gene expression and metabolic response of bovine oviduct epithelial cells to the early embryo (2019)
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Hamdi, M., Sánchez-Calabuig, M. J., Rodríguez-Alonso, B., Bagés-Arnal, S., Roussi, K., Sturmey, R., …Rizos, D. (2019). Gene expression and metabolic response of bovine oviduct epithelial cells to the early embryo. Reproduction, 158(1), 85-94. https://doi.org/10.1530/REP-18-0561

During its journey through the oviduct, the bovine embryo may induce transcriptomic and metabolic responses, via direct or indirect contact, from bovine oviduct epithelial cells (BOEC). An in vitro model using polyester mesh was established, allowing... Read More

Understanding and applying practitioner and patient views on the implementation of a novel automated Computer-Aided Risk Score (CARS) predicting the risk of death following emergency medical admission to hospital: qualitative study (2019)
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Dyson, J., Marsh, C., Jackson, N., Richardson, D., Faisal, M., Scally, A. J., & Mohammed, M. (2019). Understanding and applying practitioner and patient views on the implementation of a novel automated Computer-Aided Risk Score (CARS) predicting the risk of death following emergency medical admission to hospital: qualitative study. BMJ open, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026591

Objectives The Computer-Aided Risk Score (CARS) estimates the risk of death following emergency admission to medical wards using routinely collected vital signs and blood test data. Our aim was to elicit the views of healthcare practitioners (staff)... Read More

Do psychopharmacological interventions affect suicide reattempters? Implications for practice and research (2019)
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Fishburn, K. E., & Barker, A. P. (2019). Do psychopharmacological interventions affect suicide reattempters? Implications for practice and research. Evidence-Based Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103086

Commentary on: Irigoyen M, Segovia AP, Galván L, et al. Predictors of re-attempt in a cohort of suicide attempters: a survival analysis. J Affect Disord. 2019 Mar 15;247:20-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.12.050. Epub 18 Dec 2018.

Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour (2019)
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Skvirsky, V., Taubman–Ben-Ari, O., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (in press). Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2019.1600666

Objective and background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a multi-dimensional measure which is recommended by international clinical guidelines for global use as the birth satisfaction outcome measure of choice. The current investigat... Read More