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Asthma length of stay in hospitals in London 2001-2006: demographic, diagnostic and temporal factors (2011)
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Soyiri, I. N., Reidpath, D. D., & Sarran, C. (2011). Asthma length of stay in hospitals in London 2001-2006: demographic, diagnostic and temporal factors. PloS one, 6(11), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027184

Asthma is a condition of significant public health concern associated with morbidity, mortality and healthcare utilisation. This study identifies key determinants of length of stay (LOS) associated with asthma-related hospital admissions in London, a... Read More about Asthma length of stay in hospitals in London 2001-2006: demographic, diagnostic and temporal factors.

Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study (2011)
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Santy-Tomlinson, J., Vincent, M., Glossop, N., Pearcey, P., & Jomeen, J. (2011). Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study. Journal of clinical nursing, 20(21-22), 3163-3173. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03805.x

Aim.  To explore patients' experiences of the symptoms of suspected wound infection in external fixator pin sites. Background.  Pin site infection is painful and distressing and can threaten the success of treatment. It is difficult for pat... Read More about Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study.

Patients' perspective of functional outcome after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a questionnaire survey (2011)
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Khan, J. A., Mazari, F. A., Abdul Rahman, M., Mockford, K., Chetter, I. C., & McCollum, P. T. (2011). Patients' perspective of functional outcome after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a questionnaire survey. Annals of vascular surgery, 25(7), 878-886. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2011.05.013

BackgroundTo evaluate patients' awareness, functional outcome, and satisfaction after abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair.MethodsA study-specific questionnaire was developed with collaboration of a multidisciplinary team. Lists of patients who und... Read More about Patients' perspective of functional outcome after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a questionnaire survey.

Sacral neuromodulation for the management of severe constipation: development of a constipation treatment protocol (2011)
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Sharma, A., Liu, B., Waudby, P., & Duthie, G. S. (2011). Sacral neuromodulation for the management of severe constipation: development of a constipation treatment protocol. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 26(12), (1583-1587). doi:10.1007/s00384-011-1257-x. ISSN 0179-1958

Background Constipation is a common multifactorial gastrointestinal symptom with quality of life implications. Sacral neuromodulation has been used in the management of severe constipation with mixed results. The aim of this study was to review our... Read More about Sacral neuromodulation for the management of severe constipation: development of a constipation treatment protocol.

Clinical and technical outcomes from a randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation compared with conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins (2011)
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Carradice, D., Mekako, A. I., Mazari, F. A. K., Samuel, N., Hatfield, J., & Chetter, I. C. (2011). Clinical and technical outcomes from a randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation compared with conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins. British journal of surgery : BJS, 98(8), 1117-1123. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.7615

Background:This report describes the clinical effectiveness and recurrence rates from a randomized trial of endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and surgery for varicose veins.Methods:Some 280 patients were randomized equally using sealed opaque envelope... Read More about Clinical and technical outcomes from a randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation compared with conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins.

Modifiable and fixed factors predicting quality of life in people with colorectal cancer (2011)
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Gray, N. M., Hall, S. J., Browne, S., Macleod, U., Mitchell, E., Lee, A. J., ā€¦Campbell, N. C. (2011). Modifiable and fixed factors predicting quality of life in people with colorectal cancer. The British journal of cancer / Cancer Research Campaign, 104(11), 1697-1703. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.155

BACKGROUND: People with colorectal cancer have impaired quality of life (QoL). We investigated what factors were most highly associated with it. METHODS: Four hundred and ninety-six people with colorectal cancer completed questionnaires about QoL, fu... Read More about Modifiable and fixed factors predicting quality of life in people with colorectal cancer.

Categories and their consequences: Understanding and supporting the caring relationships of older lesbian, gay and bisexual people (2011)
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Cronin, A., Ward, R., Pugh, S., King, A., & Price, E. (2011). Categories and their consequences: Understanding and supporting the caring relationships of older lesbian, gay and bisexual people. International Social Work, 54(3), (421-435). doi:10.1177/0020872810396261. ISSN 0020-8728

This article advocates incorporating biographical narratives into social work practice involving older lesbian, gay and bisexual service users. Offering a critique of 'sexuality-blind' conditions in current policy and practice, the discussion draws o... Read More about Categories and their consequences: Understanding and supporting the caring relationships of older lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Caring for mum and dad: lesbian women negotiating family and navigating care (2011)
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Price, E. (2011). Caring for mum and dad: lesbian women negotiating family and navigating care. The British journal of social work, 41(7), 1288-1303. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcr015

This article reports on findings from a qualitative study that explored the experiences of twenty-one gay men and lesbian women who care, or cared, for a person with dementia in England.The aim of the study was to explore how a person's gay or lesbia... Read More about Caring for mum and dad: lesbian women negotiating family and navigating care.

Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation compared with conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins (2011)
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Carradice, D., Mekako, A. I., Mazari, F. A. K., Samuel, N., Hatfield, J., & Chetter, I. C. (2011). Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation compared with conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins. British journal of surgery : BJS, 98(4), 501-510. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.7394

Background: Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) is a popular minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins. Surgical treatment, featuring junctional ligation and inversion stripping, has shown excellent clinical and cost effectiveness. The clinical ef... Read More about Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation compared with conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins.