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Psychological interventions for mood and cognition after stroke and transient ischaemic attack: A protocol for an umbrella review (2024)
Journal Article
Kontou, E., Shokraneh, F., das Nair, R., Quinn, T., Leonardi-Bee, J., Thorpe, N., …Drummond, A. (2024). Psychological interventions for mood and cognition after stroke and transient ischaemic attack: A protocol for an umbrella review. F1000Research, 13, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.146343.2

Background People who have had a stroke or a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) can experience psychological and/or cognitive difficulties. The body of research for psychological and neuropsychological interventions after stroke is growing, however, pu... Read More about Psychological interventions for mood and cognition after stroke and transient ischaemic attack: A protocol for an umbrella review.

Flexor Injury Rehabilitation Splint Trial (FIRST): protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial comparing three splints for finger flexor tendon repairs (2024)
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Bamford, E., Berntsson, H., Beale, S., Desoysa, L., Dias, J., Hamer-Kiwacz, S., …Drummond, A. (2024). Flexor Injury Rehabilitation Splint Trial (FIRST): protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial comparing three splints for finger flexor tendon repairs. Trials, 25(1), Article 193. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-024-08013-z

Background: Without surgical repair, flexor tendon injuries do not heal and patients’ ability to bend fingers and grip objects is impaired. However, flexor tendon repair surgery also requires optimal rehabilitation. There are currently three custom-m... Read More about Flexor Injury Rehabilitation Splint Trial (FIRST): protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial comparing three splints for finger flexor tendon repairs.

Fatigue in stroke survivors: a 5-year follow-up of the Fall study of Gothenburg (2023)
Journal Article
Schnitzer, L., Hansson, P., Samuelsson, C. M., Drummond, A., & Persson, C. U. (2023). Fatigue in stroke survivors: a 5-year follow-up of the Fall study of Gothenburg. Journal of Neurology, 270, 4812-4819. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-023-11812-0

Longer term knowledge of post-stroke fatigue (PSF) is limited. Our aim was to describe the prevalence of, and to identify baseline predictors associated with, PSF 5 years after stroke. We undertook a follow-up of stroke survivors from the 504 consecu... Read More about Fatigue in stroke survivors: a 5-year follow-up of the Fall study of Gothenburg.

Developing a Patient Care Pathway for Emotional Support around the point of Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis: A Stakeholder Engagement Study (2023)
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Tindall, T., Topcu, G., Thomas, S., Bale, C., Evangelou, N., Drummond, A., & das Nair, R. (2023). Developing a Patient Care Pathway for Emotional Support around the point of Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis: A Stakeholder Engagement Study. Health Expectations, 26(2), 858-868. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.13711

Background: Diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a lengthy process, which can impact psychological wellbeing, condition management, and future engagement with health services. Therefore, providing timely and appropriate emotional support may imp... Read More about Developing a Patient Care Pathway for Emotional Support around the point of Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis: A Stakeholder Engagement Study.

Neuropsychological evaluation and rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis (NEuRoMS): protocol for a mixed-methods, multicentre feasibility randomised controlled trial (2022)
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Topcu, G., Smith, L., Mhizha-Murira, J. R., Goulden, N., Hoare, Z., Drummond, A., …On behalf of the NEuRoMS Collective. (2022). Neuropsychological evaluation and rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis (NEuRoMS): protocol for a mixed-methods, multicentre feasibility randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 8(1), Article 123. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-022-01073-5

Background: Cognitive problems affect up to 70% of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), which can negatively impact mood, ability to work, and quality of life. Addressing cognitive problems is a top 10 research priority for people with MS. Our ongoin... Read More about Neuropsychological evaluation and rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis (NEuRoMS): protocol for a mixed-methods, multicentre feasibility randomised controlled trial.

ASSERT (Acute Sacral inSufficiEncy fractuRe augmenTation): randomised controlled, feasibility trial in older people (2022)
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Ong, T., Suazo Di Paola, A., Brookes, C., Drummond, A., Hendrick, P., Leighton, P., …Sahota, O. (2022). ASSERT (Acute Sacral inSufficiEncy fractuRe augmenTation): randomised controlled, feasibility trial in older people. BMJ Open, 12(5), Article e050535. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050535

Objective To determine the feasibility of designing and conducting a definitive trial to evaluate the effectiveness of sacral fracture fixation compared with non-surgical management among older people admitted with a lateral compression pelvic fragil... Read More about ASSERT (Acute Sacral inSufficiEncy fractuRe augmenTation): randomised controlled, feasibility trial in older people.

UK clinical approaches to address post-stroke fatigue: findings from The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke study (2022)
Journal Article
Ablewhite, J., Condon, L., das Nair, R., Jones, A., Jones, F., Nouri, F., …Drummond, A. (2022). UK clinical approaches to address post-stroke fatigue: findings from The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke study. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 29(5), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.12968/ijtr.2021.0163

Background/aims Although post-stroke is common and debilitating, there is little published research on how it is managed by clinicians. The aim of this study was to document UK management of post-stroke fatigue and ascertain whether there are any dif... Read More about UK clinical approaches to address post-stroke fatigue: findings from The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke study.

Experiences of receiving a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies (2022)
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Topcu, G., Mhizha-Murira, J. R., Griffiths, H., Bale, C., Drummond, A., Fitzsimmons, D., …das Nair, R. (2023). Experiences of receiving a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. Disability and Rehabilitation, 45(5), 772-783. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2022.2046187

Purpose: This meta-synthesis aimed to synthesise qualitative evidence on experiences of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in receiving a diagnosis, to derive a conceptual understanding of adjustment to MS diagnosis. Methods: Five electronic databas... Read More about Experiences of receiving a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies.

Management of urinary incontinence in athletic women: the POsITIve feasibility study (2021)
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Campbell, K. G., Nouri, F., E Batt, M., & Drummond, A. (2022). Management of urinary incontinence in athletic women: the POsITIve feasibility study. Physiotherapy, 114, 30-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2021.12.001

Objectives: To investigate the feasibility and acceptability of conducting a future trial of physiotherapy to manage urinary incontinence (UI) in athletic women. Design: Feasibility study with nested qualitative interviews. Setting: Community clinics... Read More about Management of urinary incontinence in athletic women: the POsITIve feasibility study.