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Factors associated with delays in revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia: population-based cohort study (2021)
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Birmpili, P., Johal, A., Li, Q., Waton, S., Chetter, I., Boyle, J. R., & Cromwell, D. (in press). Factors associated with delays in revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia: population-based cohort study. British journal of surgery, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znab039

Background: Prompt revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia (CLTI) is important, and recent guidance has suggested that patients should undergo revascularization within 5 days of an emergency admission to hospital. The ai... Read More about Factors associated with delays in revascularization in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia: population-based cohort study.

Scientometric review of artificial intelligence for operations & maintenance of wind turbines: The past, present and future (2021)
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Chatterjee, J., & Dethlefs, N. (2021). Scientometric review of artificial intelligence for operations & maintenance of wind turbines: The past, present and future. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 144, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111051

Wind energy has emerged as a highly promising source of renewable energy in recent times. However, wind turbines regularly suffer from operational inconsistencies, leading to significant costs and challenges in operations and maintenance (O&M). Condi... Read More about Scientometric review of artificial intelligence for operations & maintenance of wind turbines: The past, present and future.

Development and validity testing of a type 1 diabetes resource for 10-19-years old adolescents in China (2021)
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Zhao, X., Hilton, A., Watson, R., & Chen, Y. (in press). Development and validity testing of a type 1 diabetes resource for 10-19-years old adolescents in China. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2021.03.029

Purpose: This phase 1 study aimed to develop a Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) educational resource for adolescents (10–19 years) in China, and to test its validity for improving diabetes knowledge, self-efficacy and adherence. Design and methods: This phase... Read More about Development and validity testing of a type 1 diabetes resource for 10-19-years old adolescents in China.

Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review (2021)
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Killingback, C., Thompson, M., Chipperfield, S., Clark, C., & Williams, J. (in press). Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review. Physiotherapy theory and practice, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2021.1911011

Background: Self-management has been an increasingly important aspect of helping people manage their long-term conditions. The aim of this qualitative review was to synthesize the views of physiotherapists concerning their delivery of a self-manageme... Read More about Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review.

Inter-rater reliability of care home staff's proxy judgements with residents' assessment of their own health-related quality of life: an analysis of the PATCH trial EQ-5D data (2021)
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Kelly, C., Hulme, C., Graham, L., Ellwood, A., Patel, I., Cundill, B., …Forster, A. (in press). Inter-rater reliability of care home staff's proxy judgements with residents' assessment of their own health-related quality of life: an analysis of the PATCH trial EQ-5D data. Age and ageing, https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afab053

Objectives to compare care staff proxies with care home residents’ self-assessment of their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Methods we assessed the degree of inter-rater reliability between residents and care staff proxies for the EQ-5D-... Read More about Inter-rater reliability of care home staff's proxy judgements with residents' assessment of their own health-related quality of life: an analysis of the PATCH trial EQ-5D data.

Reeves’ muntjac populations continue to grow and spread across Great Britain and are invading continental Europe (2021)
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Ward, A. I., Richardson, S., & Mergeay, J. (2021). Reeves’ muntjac populations continue to grow and spread across Great Britain and are invading continental Europe. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 67(3), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-021-01478-2

The appropriate response for controlling an invasive non-native species depends on the extent to which its invasion has progressed, which can be revealed by information on its distribution and abundance. Reeves’ muntjac is a native deer to China and... Read More about Reeves’ muntjac populations continue to grow and spread across Great Britain and are invading continental Europe.

A Single-Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese-Based T1 Contrast Agent (2021)
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Hoffmann, S. H., Stasiuk, G. J., Martins, A. F., Botta, M., Prior, T. J., Price, T. W., …Anbu, S. (in press). A Single-Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese-Based T1 Contrast Agent. Angewandte Chemie, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202100885

Manganese-based contrast agents (MnCAs) have emerged as suitable alternatives to gadolinium-based contrast agents (GdCAs). However, due to their kinetic lability and laborious synthetic procedures, only a few MnCAs have found clinical MRI application... Read More about A Single-Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese-Based T1 Contrast Agent.

Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis (2021)
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Sotiropoulou, I. (in press). Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm14040151

This paper examines the persistent food shortages in the island of Crete under Venetian rule (1204–1669) through the prism of the monetary system of Venetian territories and in combination with the other economic policies of the Venetian empire. From... Read More about Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis.

Volcanological evolution of Pantelleria Island (Strait of Sicily) peralkaline volcano: a review (2021)
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Jordan, N. J., White, J. C., Williams, R., Speranza, F., Rotolo, S. G., & Scaillet, S. (in press). Volcanological evolution of Pantelleria Island (Strait of Sicily) peralkaline volcano: a review. Comptes Rendus Géoscience, 353(S2), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.5802/crgeos.51

Pantelleria volcano has a particularly intriguing evolutionary history intimately related to the peralkaline composition of its explosively erupted magmas. Due to the stratigraphic complexity, studies over the last two decades have explored either on... Read More about Volcanological evolution of Pantelleria Island (Strait of Sicily) peralkaline volcano: a review.

Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in aortic stiffness in older men which may be mediated in part by CD4 memory T-cells (2021)
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Kern, F., Davies, K. A., Smith, H. E., Caserta, S., Reus, B., Morrow, G., …Kirkham, F. (in press). Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in aortic stiffness in older men which may be mediated in part by CD4 memory T-cells. Theranostics, 11(12), 5728-5741. https://doi.org/10.7150/thno.58356

Human Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is associated with atherosclerosis, higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and an increase in memory T-cells (Tmem). T-cells have also been implicated in CVD, independently of CMV infection. To better understa... Read More about Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in aortic stiffness in older men which may be mediated in part by CD4 memory T-cells.

Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: a global survey and a proposed framework for recovery (2021)
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Research Education INnovation in Surgery (REINS) initiative COVID-19 group, , Yiasemidou, M., & Chetter, I. (2021). Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: a global survey and a proposed framework for recovery. BJS Open, 5(2), https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsopen/zraa051

Background: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic had a profound impact on surgical services, potentially having a detrimental impact on training opportunities. The aim of this global survey was to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on surgical training and... Read More about Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: a global survey and a proposed framework for recovery.

Monitoring practices of training load and biological maturity in UK soccer academies (2021)
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Salter, J., De Ste Croix, M. B., Hughes, J., Weston, M., & Towlson, C. (2021). Monitoring practices of training load and biological maturity in UK soccer academies. International journal of sports physiology and performance : IJSPP, 16(3), 395-406. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2019-0624

Purpose: Overuse injury risk increases during periods of accelerated growth, which can subsequently impact development in academy soccer, suggesting a need to quantify training exposure. Nonprescriptive development scheme legislation could lead to in... Read More about Monitoring practices of training load and biological maturity in UK soccer academies.

A Weft Knit Data Glove (2021)
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Ayodele, E., Raza Zaidi, S. A., Scott, J., Zhang, Z., Hayajneh, A., Shittu, S., & McLernon, D. (2021). A Weft Knit Data Glove. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 70, https://doi.org/10.1109/tim.2021.3068173

Rehabilitation of stoke survivors can be expedited by employing an exoskeleton. The exercises are designed such that both hands move in synergy. In this regard often motion capture data from the healthy hand is used to derive control behaviour for th... Read More about A Weft Knit Data Glove.

Laboratory observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice (2021)
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Fernández, R., & Parker, G. (in press). Laboratory observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice. Earth surface dynamics ESURF ; an interactive open access journal of the European Geosciences Union, 9(2), 253-269. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-253-2021

We present a set of observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice and compare them (qualitatively and quantitatively) to morphologies commonly found in meandering channels in different media. The observations include data from planned centimet... Read More about Laboratory observations on meltwater meandering rivulets on ice.

Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics (2021)
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Rodgers, K., Mayes, W. M., Santoro, O., Redshaw, C., Mccumskay, R., & Parsons, D. R. (2021). Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics. Marine pollution bulletin, 167, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112272

Bio-based plastics were designed to replace single-use plastics and to cause less post-consumer environmental damage. This paper assesses the weathering of four bio-based polymers created by ring opening polymerization (ROP) promoted by a previously... Read More about Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics.

An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Home-based Exercise Programmes for Individuals with Intermittent Claudication. (2021)
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Pymer, S., Ibeggazene, S., Palmer, J., Tew, G., Ingle, L., Smith, G., …Harwood, A. (in press). An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Home-based Exercise Programmes for Individuals with Intermittent Claudication. Journal of vascular surgery,

Objectives: Supervised exercise programmes (SEP) are effective for improving walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication (IC) but provision and uptake rates are sub-optimal. Access to such programmes has also been halted by the Corona... Read More about An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Home-based Exercise Programmes for Individuals with Intermittent Claudication..

A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core (2021)
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Yu, H., & Mehl, G. H. (in press). A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core. Liquid crystals, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2021.1900433

The preparation of discotic liquid crystal with a wide thermal nematic phase range remains a challenge. Here, a method to synthesise a class of discotic liquid crystal with exclusive and stable chiral nematic phase over a wide temperature range, base... Read More about A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core.

Investigating oxygen transport efficiencies in precision-cut liver slice-based organ-on-a-chip devices (2021)
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Christensen, M. G., Cawthorne, C., Dyer, C. E., Greenman, J., & Pamme, N. (2021). Investigating oxygen transport efficiencies in precision-cut liver slice-based organ-on-a-chip devices. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 25(4), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-021-02434-x

Microfluidic ‘organ-on-a-chip’ devices hold great potential for better mimicking the continuous flow microenvironment experienced by tissue and cells in vivo, thereby ensuring realistic transport of nutrients and elimination of waste products. Howeve... Read More about Investigating oxygen transport efficiencies in precision-cut liver slice-based organ-on-a-chip devices.

The impact of project portfolio management practices on the relationship between organizational ambidexterity and project performance success. (2021)
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Ojiako, U., Petro, Y., Marshall, A., & Williams, T. (in press). The impact of project portfolio management practices on the relationship between organizational ambidexterity and project performance success. Production planning & control,

Some studies suggest that organizational ambidexterity is best orchestrated through individual projects. However, stand-alone individual projects are relatively limited in scope, while suffering from susceptibilities to horizontal and vertical segmen... Read More about The impact of project portfolio management practices on the relationship between organizational ambidexterity and project performance success..