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Feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of online supportive care for individuals living with and beyond lung cancer: a systematic review (2021)
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Forbes, C. C., Curry, J., Patterson, M., Greenley, S., Pearson, M., & Forbes, C. (in press). Feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of online supportive care for individuals living with and beyond lung cancer: a systematic review. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06274-x

Purpose: To examine the evidence of the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of online supportive care interventions for people living with and beyond lung cancer (LWBLC). Methods: Studies were identified through searches of Medline, EM... Read More about Feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of online supportive care for individuals living with and beyond lung cancer: a systematic review.

Implementing person-centred outcome measures in palliative care: An exploratory qualitative study using Normalisation Process Theory to understand processes and context (2020)
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Bradshaw, A., Santarelli, M., Mulderrig, M., Khamis, A., Sartain, K., Boland, J. W., …Murtagh, F. E. (in press). Implementing person-centred outcome measures in palliative care: An exploratory qualitative study using Normalisation Process Theory to understand processes and context. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320972049

© The Author(s) 2020. Background: Despite evidence demonstrating the utility of using Person-Centred Outcome Measures within palliative care settings, implementing them into routine practice is challenging. Most research has described barriers to, wi... Read More about Implementing person-centred outcome measures in palliative care: An exploratory qualitative study using Normalisation Process Theory to understand processes and context.

Implementation of geriatric assessment in oncology settings: A systematic realist review (2020)
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McKenzie, G. A., Bullock, A. F., Greenley, S. L., Lind, M. J., Johnson, M. J., & Pearson, M. (in press). Implementation of geriatric assessment in oncology settings: A systematic realist review. Journal of Geriatric Oncology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2020.07.003

Older adults with cancer are more likely to have worse clinical outcomes than their younger counterparts, and shared decision-making can be difficult, due to both complexity from adverse ageing and under-representation in clinical trials. Geriatric a... Read More about Implementation of geriatric assessment in oncology settings: A systematic realist review.

Interventions to minimise doctors’ mental ill-health and its impacts on the workforce and patient care: the Care Under Pressure realist review (2020)
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Carrieri, D., Pearson, M., Mattick, K., Papoutsi, C., Briscoe, S., Wong, G., & Jackson, M. (in press). Interventions to minimise doctors’ mental ill-health and its impacts on the workforce and patient care: the Care Under Pressure realist review. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8(19), 1-132. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr08190

Background The growing incidence of mental ill-health in health professionals, including doctors, is a global concern. Although a large body of literature exists on interventions that offer support, advice and/or treatment to sick doctors, it has no... Read More about Interventions to minimise doctors’ mental ill-health and its impacts on the workforce and patient care: the Care Under Pressure realist review.

Optimising strategies to address mental ill-health in doctors and medical students: 'Care under Pressure' realist review and implementation guidance (2020)
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Carrieri, D., Mattick, K., Pearson, M., Papoutsi, C., Briscoe, S., Wong, G., & Jackson, M. (2020). Optimising strategies to address mental ill-health in doctors and medical students: 'Care under Pressure' realist review and implementation guidance. BMC medicine, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-020-01532-x

© 2020 The Author(s). Background: Mental ill-health in health professionals, including doctors, is a global and growing concern. The existing literature on interventions that offer support, advice and/or treatment to sick doctors has not yet been syn... Read More about Optimising strategies to address mental ill-health in doctors and medical students: 'Care under Pressure' realist review and implementation guidance.

“Are you doing your pelvic floor?” An ethnographic exploration of the interaction between women and midwives about pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) during pregnancy (2020)
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Terry, R., Jarvie, R., Hay-Smith, J., Salmon, V., Pearson, M., Boddy, K., …Dean, S. (2020). “Are you doing your pelvic floor?” An ethnographic exploration of the interaction between women and midwives about pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) during pregnancy. Midwifery, 83, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2020.102647

Objective Many women experience urinary incontinence (UI) during and after pregnancy. Pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) can prevent and reduce the symptoms of UI. The objective of the study was to explore challenges, opportunities and concerns fo... Read More about “Are you doing your pelvic floor?” An ethnographic exploration of the interaction between women and midwives about pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) during pregnancy.

Implementing pelvic floor muscle training in women's childbearing years: A critical interpretive synthesis of individual, professional, and service issues (2019)
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Hay-Smith, E. J., Salmon, V. E., Hay‐Smith, E. J. C., Jarvie, R., Dean, S., Terry, R., …Pearson, M. (2020). Implementing pelvic floor muscle training in women's childbearing years: A critical interpretive synthesis of individual, professional, and service issues. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 39(2), 863-870. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.24256

Antenatal pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) may be effective for the prevention and treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence both in pregnancy and postnatally, but it is not routinely implemented in practice despite guideline recommendations. Th... Read More about Implementing pelvic floor muscle training in women's childbearing years: A critical interpretive synthesis of individual, professional, and service issues.

Optimising feedback for early career professionals: a scoping review and new framework (2019)
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Mattick, K., Brennan, N., Briscoe, S., Papoutsi, C., & Pearson, M. (2019). Optimising feedback for early career professionals: a scoping review and new framework. Medical Education, 53(4), 355-368. https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.13794

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd and The Association for the Study of Medical Education Context: Meta-analyses have shown that feedback can be a powerful intervention to increase learning and performance but there is significant variability in impact.... Read More about Optimising feedback for early career professionals: a scoping review and new framework.

Building programme theory to develop more adaptable and scalable complex interventions: Realist formative process evaluation prior to full trial (2018)
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Brand, S. L., Quinn, C., Pearson, M., Lennox, C., Owens, C., Kirkpatrick, T., …Byng, R. (2019). Building programme theory to develop more adaptable and scalable complex interventions: Realist formative process evaluation prior to full trial. Evaluation, 25(2), 149-170. https://doi.org/10.1177/1356389018802134

Medical Research Council guidelines recognise the need to optimise complex interventions prior to full trial through greater understanding of underlying theory and formative process evaluation, yet there are few examples. A realist approach to format... Read More about Building programme theory to develop more adaptable and scalable complex interventions: Realist formative process evaluation prior to full trial.