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. Evaluation of the Implementation of the Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle in early adopter NHS Trusts in England.
(Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, University of Manchester., 2018-11)
This report presents the findings from the Saving Babies Lives Project Impact and Results Evaluation (SPiRE) conducted by the Tommy's Stillbirth Research Centre at the University of Manchester commissioned by NHS England ...
Traits associated with central pain augmentation in the Knee Pain In the Community (KPIC) cohort.
This study aimed to identify self-report correlates of central pain augmentation in individuals with knee pain. A subset of participants (n = 420) in the Knee Pain and related health In the Community (KPIC) baseline survey ...
Measure of activity performance of the hand (MAP-Hand) questionnaire: linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK
BACKGROUND: Developed in the Norway, the Measure of Activity Performance of the Hand (MAP-Hand) assesses 18 activities performed using the hands. It was developed for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using patient ...
A prospective longitudinal study of Pasireotide in Nelson's syndrome.
PURPOSE: Nelson's syndrome is a challenging condition that can develop following bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease, with high circulating ACTH levels, pigmentation and an invasive pituitary tumor. There is no ...
Children and Young People-Mental Health Safety Assessment Tool (CYP-MH SAT) study: Protocol for the development and psychometric evaluation of an assessment tool to identify immediate risk of self-harm and suicide in children and young people (10-19 years) in acute paediatric hospital settings.
INTRODUCTION: Currently, no standardised, evidence-based assessment tool for assessing immediate self-harm and suicide in acute paediatric inpatient settings exists. AIM: The aim of this study is to develop and test the ...
Observation study of water outlet design from a cross-infection/user perspective: time for a radical re-think?
Background: Handwashing is a key barrier to cross-infection performed at a handwash station (HWS). Elbow-operated outlets, if used incorrectly (with hands), become highly touched objects, potentially providing a route for ...
The handwash station: friend or fiend?
Handwashing is a key barrier to cross-infection performed at a handwash station (HWS, an interface between water and drainage systems). Widespread and often uncritical placement/design and use of HWSs is not without attendant ...
An unusual cause of sudden onset shoulder pain in a child
6-year-old previously well child presented to the emergency department with a history of sudden onset left shoulder pain.
The incidence and causative organisms of infection in elective shoulder surgery.
Background Deep infection remains a serious complication of orthopaedic surgery. Knowledge of infection rates and causative organisms is important to guide infection control measures. The aim of the present study was to ...
Providing safe and effective pleural medicine services in the UK: an aspirational statement from UK pleural physicians.
Physicians face considerable challenges in ensuring safe and effective care for patients admitted to hospital with pleural disease. While subspecialty development has driven up standards of care, this has been tempered by ...