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An uncertain practice - social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England. (2019)
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White, C., Marsland, D., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). An uncertain practice - social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England. International Journal of Care and Caring, 3(3), 375-391. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788219X15538567227956

This paper reports a study of social work practice with care recipients choosing to relocate between English local administrative units. Data were collected from interviews with 20 social work practitioners from three areas, seeking their views throu... Read More about An uncertain practice - social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England..

A self-aligning prosthetic device for older patients with vascular-related amputations: Protocol for a randomised feasibility study (the STEPFORWARD study) (2019)
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Mitchell, N., Coleman, E., Watson, J., Bell, K., McDaid, C., Barnett, C., …Vanicek, N. (in press). A self-aligning prosthetic device for older patients with vascular-related amputations: Protocol for a randomised feasibility study (the STEPFORWARD study). BMJ open, 9(9), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032924

Introduction The majority of older patients with a transtibial amputation are prescribed a standard (more rigid, not self-aligning) prosthesis. These are mostly suitable for level walking, and cannot adjust to different sloped surfaces. This makes w... Read More about A self-aligning prosthetic device for older patients with vascular-related amputations: Protocol for a randomised feasibility study (the STEPFORWARD study).

The development and validation of the Adolescent Sport Drug Inventory (ASDI) among athletes from four continents (2019)
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Nicholls, A. R., Levy, A. R., Meir, R., Sanctuary, C., Jones, L., Baghurst, T., …Perry, J. L. (in press). The development and validation of the Adolescent Sport Drug Inventory (ASDI) among athletes from four continents. Psychological assessment, https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000750

A significant barrier to understanding the psycho-social antecedents of doping use among adolescent athletes is the lack of valid measures. In order to address this issue, the first aim of this paper was to develop and validate the Adolescent Sport D... Read More about The development and validation of the Adolescent Sport Drug Inventory (ASDI) among athletes from four continents.

Optimised clinical study recruitment in palliative care: success strategies and lessons learned (2019)
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White, C., Noble, S., Watson, M., Swan, F., Nelson, A., & Johnson, M. (2019). Optimised clinical study recruitment in palliative care: success strategies and lessons learned. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001820

Recruitment challenges to clinical research studies in palliative care settings, particularly in hospices, are well documented. However, a recent study (Hospice Inpatient Deep vein thrombosis Detection Study (HIDDen)) performed across five hospices... Read More about Optimised clinical study recruitment in palliative care: success strategies and lessons learned.

Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Scale and physical activity in COPD and lung cancer: an exploratory pooled data analysis (2019)
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Barbetta, C., Allgar, V., Maddocks, M., Ribeiro, C., Wilcock, A., Currow, D. C., …Johnson, M. J. (in press). Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Scale and physical activity in COPD and lung cancer: an exploratory pooled data analysis. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001869

Objectives: Patient-relevant measures of functional status are required in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer in clinical practice and research. We explored the relationship between the Australia-modified Karnofsky Performa... Read More about Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Scale and physical activity in COPD and lung cancer: an exploratory pooled data analysis.

T-type Ca 2+ channel blocker mibefradil blocks ORAI channels via acting on extracellular surface (2019)
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Li, P., Rubaiy, H. N., Chen, G., Hallett, T., Zaibi, N., Zeng, B., …Xu, S. (in press). T-type Ca 2+ channel blocker mibefradil blocks ORAI channels via acting on extracellular surface. British Journal of Pharmacology, https://doi.org/10.1111/bph.14788

Background and purpose Mibefradil (Mib), a T‐type Ca2+ channel blocker, has been investigated for treating solid tumours. However, its underlying mechanisms are still unclear. Here we aimed to investigate the pharmacological aspect of Mib on ORAI st... Read More about T-type Ca 2+ channel blocker mibefradil blocks ORAI channels via acting on extracellular surface.

Establishing key criteria to define and compare models of specialist palliative care: a mixed-methods study using qualitative interviews and Delphi survey (2019)
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Firth, A. M., O’Brien, S. M., Guo, P., Seymour, J., Richardson, H., Bridges, C., …Murtagh, F. E. (2019). Establishing key criteria to define and compare models of specialist palliative care: a mixed-methods study using qualitative interviews and Delphi survey. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216319858237

Background: Specialist palliative care services have various configurations of staff, processes and interventions, which determine how care is delivered. Currently, there is no consistent way to define and distinguish these different models of care.... Read More about Establishing key criteria to define and compare models of specialist palliative care: a mixed-methods study using qualitative interviews and Delphi survey.

Clustering of 27,525,663 death records from the United States based on health conditions associated with death: an example of big health data exploration (2019)
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Janssen, D. J., Rechberger, S., Wouters, E. F., Schols, J. M., Johnson, M. J., Currow, D. C., …Spruit, M. A. (2019). Clustering of 27,525,663 death records from the United States based on health conditions associated with death: an example of big health data exploration. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8070922

Background: Insight into health conditions associated with death can inform healthcare policy. We aimed to cluster 27,525,663 deceased people based on the health conditions associated with death to study the associations between the health condition... Read More about Clustering of 27,525,663 death records from the United States based on health conditions associated with death: an example of big health data exploration.

The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review (2019)
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Ahankari, A. S., Wray, J., Jomeen, J., & Hayter, M. (2019). The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review. Public health, 173, 83-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.023

Objectives: To conduct a systematic review to summarise currently implemented interventions investigating their effectiveness in reducing alcohol use and sexual risk taking behaviour in teenagers and young adults. Study design: Systematic review M... Read More about The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review.

Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation (2019)
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Weil, R., Schul, Y., & Mayo, R. (in press). Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000635

The danger of receiving false information is omnipresent, and people might be highly vigilant against being influenced by falsehoods. Yet, as research on misinformation reveals, people are often biased by false information, even when they know the va... Read More about Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation.

Budesonide treatment for microscopic colitis: systematic review and meta-analysis (2019)
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Sebastian, S., Wilhelm, A., Lisle, J., Myers, S., & Veysey, M. (2019). Budesonide treatment for microscopic colitis: systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 31(8), 919–927. https://doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000001456

Microscopic colitis (MC), encompassing lymphocytic and collagenous colitis, is a common cause for chronic nonbloody diarrhoea, which impacts significantly on the quality of life for patients. Despite increasing awareness of the condition and its trea... Read More about Budesonide treatment for microscopic colitis: systematic review and meta-analysis.

64Cu PET Imaging of the CXCR4 Chemokine Receptor Using a Cross-Bridged Cyclam Bis-Tetraazamacrocyclic Antagonist (2019)
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Cawthorne, C. J., Hubin, T. J., Thompson, J. A., Clemente, G. S., Lee, R. E., Miranda, C. S., …Archibald, S. J. (2020). 64Cu PET Imaging of the CXCR4 Chemokine Receptor Using a Cross-Bridged Cyclam Bis-Tetraazamacrocyclic Antagonist. Journal of nuclear medicine, 61(1), 123-128. https://doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.118.218008

© 2020 by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Expression of the chemokine receptor chemokine C-X-C motif receptor 4 (CXCR4) plays an important role in cancer metastasis, in autoimmune diseases, and during stem cell-based repair pro... Read More about 64Cu PET Imaging of the CXCR4 Chemokine Receptor Using a Cross-Bridged Cyclam Bis-Tetraazamacrocyclic Antagonist.

Insufficient exercise intensity for clinical benefit? Monitoring and quantification of a community-based Phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme: A United Kingdom perspective (2019)
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Khushhal, A., Nichols, S., Carroll, S., Abt, G., & Ingle, L. (in press). Insufficient exercise intensity for clinical benefit? Monitoring and quantification of a community-based Phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme: A United Kingdom perspective. PloS one, 14(6), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217654

Abstract: Background: In recent years, criticism of the percentage range approach for individualised exercise prescription has intensified and we were concerned that sub-optimal exercise dose (especially intensity) may be in part responsible for the... Read More about Insufficient exercise intensity for clinical benefit? Monitoring and quantification of a community-based Phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme: A United Kingdom perspective.

Influence of appendicular skeletal muscle mass on resting metabolic equivalents in patients with cardiovascular disease: Implications for exercise training and prescription (2019)
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Nichols, S., O'Doherty, A., Carroll, S., & Ingle, L. (in press). Influence of appendicular skeletal muscle mass on resting metabolic equivalents in patients with cardiovascular disease: Implications for exercise training and prescription. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319856432

Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of short‐term and lifetime estimated cardiovascular disease risk (2019)
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Swainson, M. G., Ingle, L., & Carroll, S. (2019). Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of short‐term and lifetime estimated cardiovascular disease risk. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 29(9), 1402-1413. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13468

Development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains a public health concern for young-to-middle-aged adults, now exacerbated by the increasing prevalence of obesity and sedentary lifestyles. Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) improves the reclassificati... Read More about Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of short‐term and lifetime estimated cardiovascular disease risk.

Relationship between burnout and intention to leave amongst clinical nurses: the role of spiritual climate (2019)
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Zhang, Y., Wu, X., Wan, X., Hayter, M., Wu, J., Li, S., …Gong, W. (2019). Relationship between burnout and intention to leave amongst clinical nurses: the role of spiritual climate. Journal of nursing management, 27(6), 1285-1293. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12810

Aim This study aims to identify the role that spiritual climate has in reducing burnout and intentions to leave amongst clinical nurses. Background Both shortages and the high turnover of nurses are challenging problems worldwide. Enhancing the... Read More about Relationship between burnout and intention to leave amongst clinical nurses: the role of spiritual climate.

Curcumin: a modulator of inflammatory signaling pathways in the immune system (2019)
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Kahkhaie, K. R., Mirhosseini, A., Aliabadi, A., Mohammadi, A., mosavi, M. J., Haftcheshmeh, S. M., …Sahebkar, A. (2019). Curcumin: a modulator of inflammatory signaling pathways in the immune system. Inflammopharmacology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10787-019-00607-3

Curcumin is a natural compound derived from the spice, turmeric, that has been extensively reported for its efficacy in controlling or treatment of several inflammatory diseases. There is a growing body of literature that recognizes the anti-inflamma... Read More about Curcumin: a modulator of inflammatory signaling pathways in the immune system.

EBN perspectives: care of the older person (2019)
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Barrett, D., & Green, L. (2019). EBN perspectives: care of the older person. Evidence-Based Nursing, 22(3), 69-71. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103122

This article is part of Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) Perspectives Series. In this series, published commentaries related to a specific nursing theme are collated and highlights are discussed. The topic for this edition is ‘Older People’, covering 20... Read More about EBN perspectives: care of the older person.

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 about Pilot study assessing the influence of skin type on the heart rate measurements obtained by photoplethysmography with the Apple Watch.