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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

Reasons to doubt the generalizability, reliability, and diagnosticity of fast mapping (FM) for rapid lexical integration (2019)
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Gaskell, M. G., & Lindsay, S. (2019). Reasons to doubt the generalizability, reliability, and diagnosticity of fast mapping (FM) for rapid lexical integration. Cognitive neuroscience, 10(4), 234-236. https://doi.org/10.1080/17588928.2019.1600487

The possibility of fast mapping (FM) promoting rapid lexical integration challenges complementary systems accounts of word learning. Here, we first question the diagnosticity of orthographic lexical competition prior to sleep as an indicator of lexic... Read More

Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood (2019)
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Jones, C., Wadephul, F., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(4), 235-241. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.4.235

This study uses research evaluation data to explore parents’ expectations from antenatal classes as they transition from pregnancy to the post-natal period. Understanding parents’ expectations over this time with respect to knowledge and skills prov... Read More

Relationship between B-vitamin biomarkers and dietary intake with apolipoprotein E є4 in Alzheimer’s disease (2019)
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D’Cunha, N. M., Georgousopoulou, E. N., Boyd, L., Veysey, M., Sturm, J., O’Brien, B., …Naumovski, N. (2019). Relationship between B-vitamin biomarkers and dietary intake with apolipoprotein E є4 in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, 38(2), 173-195. https://doi.org/10.1080/21551197.2019.1590287

The potential for B-vitamins to reduce plasma homocysteine (Hcy) and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been described previously. However, the role of Apolipoprotein E є4 (APOE4) in this relationship has not been adequately addressed. T... Read More

Harnessing CRISPR/Cas9 technology in cardiovascular disease (2019)
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Rezaei, H., Khadempar, S., Farahani, N., Hosseingholi, E. Z., Hayat, S. M. G., Sathyapalan, T., & Sahebkar, A. H. (in press). Harnessing CRISPR/Cas9 technology in cardiovascular disease. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2019.03.005

The CRISPR/Cas9 system is a precisely targeted bacterial defense system, used to control invading viruses. This technology has many potential applications including genetic changes in somatic and germ cells and the creation of knockout animals. Compa... Read More

A novel microfluidic device capable of maintaining functional thyroid carcinoma (2019)
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Riley, A., Green, V., Cheah, R., McKenzie, G., Karsai, L., England, J., & Greenman, J. (2019). A novel microfluidic device capable of maintaining functional thyroid carcinoma. BMC Cancer, 19, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-019-5465-z

Background Though the management of malignancies has improved vastly in recent years, many treatment options lack the desired efficacy and fail to adequately augment patient morbidity and mortality. It is increasingly clear that patient response to... Read More

The contribution of nursing doctoral schools to the development of evidence 10 years after their establishment in Italy: An exploratory descriptive survey of former and current doctoral students’ publications (2019)
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Sasso, L., Watson, R., Barisone, M., Pellegrini, R., Timmins, F., Aleo, G., …Bagnasco, A. (2019). The contribution of nursing doctoral schools to the development of evidence 10 years after their establishment in Italy: An exploratory descriptive survey of former and current doctoral students’ publications. Nursing Open, 6(3), 745-753. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.262

Aim To analyse through an exploratory descriptive survey how former and current doctoral students’ publications have contributed to the development of evidence between the establishment of the doctoral schools of nursing between 2006 - 2015. Design... Read More

Characteristics and outcome of acute heart failure patients according to the severity of peripheral oedema (2019)
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Shoaib, A., Mamas, M. A., Ahmad, Q. S., McDonagh, T. M., Hardman, S. M., Rashid, M., …Cleland, J. G. F. (2019). Characteristics and outcome of acute heart failure patients according to the severity of peripheral oedema. International journal of cardiology, 285, 40-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.03.020

Background Most trials of patients hospitalized for heart failure focus on breathlessness (alveolar pulmonary oedema) but worsening peripheral oedema is also an important presentation. We investigated the relationship between the severity of periphe... Read More

The enigmatic morula: mechanisms of development, cell fate determination, self-correction and implications for ART (2019)
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Coticchio, G., Lagalla, C., Sturmey, R., Pennetta, F., & Borini, A. (2019). The enigmatic morula: mechanisms of development, cell fate determination, self-correction and implications for ART. Human Reproduction Update, 25(4), 422–438. https://doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmz008

Background: Assisted reproduction technology offers the opportunity to observe the very early stages of human development. However, due to practical constraints, for decades morphological examination of embryo development has been undertaken at a few... Read More

Airflow relieves chronic breathlessness in people with advanced disease: an exploratory systematic review and meta-analyses (2019)
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Swan, F., Newey, A., Bland, M., Allgar, V., Booth, S., Bausewein, C., …Johnson, M. (2019). Airflow relieves chronic breathlessness in people with advanced disease: an exploratory systematic review and meta-analyses. Palliative medicine, 33(6), 618-633. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216319835393

Background: Chronic breathlessness is a neglected symptom of advanced diseases. Aim: To examine the effect of airflow for chronic breathlessness relief. Design: Exploratory systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources: Medline, CINA... Read More

Predatory journals and the pollution of academic publishing (2019)
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Watson, R. (2019). Predatory journals and the pollution of academic publishing. Journal of nursing management, 27(2), 223-224. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12739

I am writing this in China and, looking from my hotel room, I can barely see beyond the buildings on the other side of the street. It's pollution; it obscures vision, and exposure has. adverse effects on health. I think 'pollution' is an excellent me... Read More

An exploration of factors related to quality of life in Indonesian care workers in home-based care settings (2019)
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Lo, S., Chang, L., Hayter, M., & O Yang, A. (2019). An exploration of factors related to quality of life in Indonesian care workers in home-based care settings. The journal of nursing research : JNR, https://doi.org/10.1097/jnr.0000000000000314

Background Indonesians constituted 79% of foreign care workers for long-term care in Taiwan in 2015. Therefore, it is crucial to explore the effect of work stress and quality of life (QoL) on this population. Purpose This study aims to explore str... Read More

Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study (2019)
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Santy-Tomlinson, J., Jomeen, J., & Ersser, S. J. (2019). Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 33, 44-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijotn.2019.01.002

Objective To explore the frequency, severity and variances in patient-reported symptoms of calm, irritated and infected skeletal pin sites. Methods A cross-sectional within-subjects repeated-measures study was conducted, employing a self-report ques... Read More