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Can training community mental health nurses to support family carers reduce behavioural problems in dementia? An exploratory pragmatic randomised controlled trial (2008)
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Moniz-Cook, E., Elston, C., Gardiner, E., Agar, S., Silver, M., Win, T., & Wang, M. (2008). Can training community mental health nurses to support family carers reduce behavioural problems in dementia? An exploratory pragmatic randomised controlled trial. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 23(2), 185-191. doi:10.1002/gps.1860

Background: Community mental health nurses (CMHNs) are the backbone of specialist mental health services in the UK. This study evaluated the effects of training CMHNs in a systematic psychosocial intervention (PSI), to help family carers manage behav... Read More

Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial (2005)
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Alex, J., Laden, G., Cale, A. R. J., Bennett, S., Flowers, K., Madden, L., …Griffin, S. C. (2005). Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial. Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 130(6), (1623-1630). doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.08.018. ISSN 0022-5223

Objective: Animal studies have shown that pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen can induce central nervous system ischemic tolerance and also modulate the inflammatory response. We evaluated this therapy in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. M... Read More

Risk modelling study for carotid endarterectomy (2001)
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Kuhan, G., Gardiner, E. D., Abidia, A. F., Chetter, I. C., Renwick, P. M., Johnson, B. F., …McCollum, P. T. (2001). Risk modelling study for carotid endarterectomy. British journal of surgery : BJS, 88(12), 1590-1594. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.0007-1323.2001.01938.x

Background: The aims of this study were to identify factors that influence the risk of stroke or death following carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and to develop a model to aid in comparative audit of vascular surgeons and units. Methods: A series of 839... Read More

Logistic regression model for carotid endarterectomy (2001)
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Abidia, A., Wilkinson, A., Johnson, B., Gardiner, E., Kuhan, G., McCollum, P., …Chetter, I. (2001). Logistic regression model for carotid endarterectomy. British journal of surgery : BJS, 88(5), 735 - 735. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2168.2001.01741.x

Risk modelling for carotid endarterectomy (2001)
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Abidia, A., Wilkinson, A., Johnson, B., Gardiner, E., Kuhan, G., McCollum, P., …Chetter, I. (2001). Risk modelling for carotid endarterectomy. British journal of surgery : BJS, 88(4), 622 - 622. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2168.2001.01757-62.x

Do the rich really die young? Alcohol-related mortality and social class in Great Britain, 1988-94 (1999)
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Harrison, L., & Gardiner, E. (1999). Do the rich really die young? Alcohol-related mortality and social class in Great Britain, 1988-94. Addiction, 94(12), 1871-1880. doi:10.1046/j.1360-0443.1999.9412187112.x

Aims. To determine whether social class is a major influence on alcohol- related mortality in the general, economically active population of Great Britain. Design and participants. Poisson regression of rates of mortality known to be directly caused... Read More

A comparison of T2 and gadolinium enhanced MRI with CT myelography in cervical radiculopathy (1998)
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Bartlett, R. J., Gardiner, E., & Hill, C. R. (1998). A comparison of T2 and gadolinium enhanced MRI with CT myelography in cervical radiculopathy. British Journal of Radiology, 71(841), 11-19. https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.71.841.9534693

Two MRI strategies which have been reported to be effective in assessing cervical exit foramina, were prospectively compared with CT myelography in 20 patients with cervical radiculopathy. The first strategy utilized 3D T2* images, the second gadolin... Read More

The inter-rate reliability of a generic measure of severity of illness (1997)
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Shiels, C., Eccles, M., Hutchinson, A., Gardiner, E., & Smoljanovic, L. (1997). The inter-rate reliability of a generic measure of severity of illness. Family practice, 14(6), 466-471. doi:10.1093/fampra/14.6.466

Background. There has been increasing interest in the development of measures to quantify baseline severity of illness and thus provide a more meaningful interpretation of health outcomes. Objective. We aimed to assess the inter-rater reliability of... Read More

Ethnic differences in substance use and alcohol-use-related mortality among first generation migrants to England and Wales (1997)
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Harrison, L., Sutton, M., & Gardiner, E. (1997). Ethnic differences in substance use and alcohol-use-related mortality among first generation migrants to England and Wales. Substance use & misuse, 32(7-8), (849-876). doi:10.3109/10826089709055862. ISSN 1082-6084

Epidemiological studies among migrant ethnic groups are potentially important as a way to provide insight into the relative importance of genetic, cultural, and socioeconomic factors in the etiology of substance use disorders. This paper summarizes p... Read More

Two-dimensional MRI at 1.5 and 0.5 T versus CT myelography in the diagnosis of cervical radiculopathy (1996)
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Devlin, R., Bartlett, R. J., Hill, C. A. R., & Gardiner, E. D. (1996). Two-dimensional MRI at 1.5 and 0.5 T versus CT myelography in the diagnosis of cervical radiculopathy. Neuroradiology, 38(2), 142-147. doi:10.1007/BF00604801

A prospective comparison was made of standard two-dimensional MRI sequences, at both high and midfield strength, with CT myelography in 23 patients with cervical spondylosis. MRI is adequate for assessment of cord compression, where high field streng... Read More