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Fidelity assessment of nurse-led non-pharmacological package of care for knee pain in the package development phase of a feasibility randomised controlled trial based in secondary care: A mixed methods study (2021)
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Nomikos, P. A., Hall, M., Fuller, A., Millar, B., Ogollah, R., Valdes, A., …Abhishek, A. (2021). Fidelity assessment of nurse-led non-pharmacological package of care for knee pain in the package development phase of a feasibility randomised controlled trial based in secondary care: A mixed methods study. BMJ Open, 11(7), Article e045242. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045242

Objectives To evaluate fidelity of delivery of a nurse-led non-pharmacological complex intervention for knee pain. Setting Secondary care. Single-centre study. Study design Mixed methods study. Participants Eighteen adults with chronic knee pain. Inc... Read More about Fidelity assessment of nurse-led non-pharmacological package of care for knee pain in the package development phase of a feasibility randomised controlled trial based in secondary care: A mixed methods study.

Exploring patient experiences of cancer care in Northern Ireland: A thematic analysis of free-text responses to the 2018 Northern Ireland Patient Experience Survey (NICPES) (2021)
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Prue, G., O’Connor, D., Brown, M., & Santin, O. (2021). Exploring patient experiences of cancer care in Northern Ireland: A thematic analysis of free-text responses to the 2018 Northern Ireland Patient Experience Survey (NICPES). BMC Health Services Research, 21, Article 564. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06577-z

Background Cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivorship is multifaceted, and the cancer patient experience can serve as a key indicator of healthcare performance and quality. The purpose of this paper was to analyse free-text responses from the seco... Read More about Exploring patient experiences of cancer care in Northern Ireland: A thematic analysis of free-text responses to the 2018 Northern Ireland Patient Experience Survey (NICPES).

Prevalence of ultrasound-detected knee synovial abnormalities in a middle-aged and older general population—the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study (2021)
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Jiang, T., Yang, T., Zhang, W., Doherty, M., Zhang, Y., Wei, J., …Lei, G. (2021). Prevalence of ultrasound-detected knee synovial abnormalities in a middle-aged and older general population—the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 23(1), Article 156. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13075-021-02539-2

Background: There is paucity of data on the prevalence of ultrasound-detected synovial abnormalities in the general population, and the relationship between synovial changes and knee pain remains unclear. We examined the prevalence of synovial abnorm... Read More about Prevalence of ultrasound-detected knee synovial abnormalities in a middle-aged and older general population—the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study.

Impact of COVID-19 on an established physical activity and behaviour change support programme for cancer survivors: An exploratory survey of the Macmillan Move More service for Northern Ireland (2021)
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Brown, M., O’Connor, D., Murphy, C., McClean, M., McMeekin, A., & Prue, G. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 on an established physical activity and behaviour change support programme for cancer survivors: An exploratory survey of the Macmillan Move More service for Northern Ireland. Supportive Care in Cancer, 29(10), 6135-6143. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06165-1

Purpose The recent coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has affected the delivery of routine cancer care and supportive services. The Macmillan Move More Northern Ireland (MMNI) programme provides access to physical activity and behavioural change suppor... Read More about Impact of COVID-19 on an established physical activity and behaviour change support programme for cancer survivors: An exploratory survey of the Macmillan Move More service for Northern Ireland.

Efficacy and safety of multiple intra-articular corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis—a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies (2021)
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Ayub, S., Kaur, J., Espahbodi, S., Hall, M., Doherty, M., & Zhang, W. (2021). Efficacy and safety of multiple intra-articular corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis—a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies. Rheumatology, 60(4), 1629–1639. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa808

Objectives To investigate the efficacy and safety of multiple intra-articular corticosteroid (IACS) injections for the treatment of OA. Methods We conducted electronic searches of several databases for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and obs... Read More about Efficacy and safety of multiple intra-articular corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis—a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies.

Exercise efficacy and prescription during treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review (2021)
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O’Connor, D., Brown, M., Eatock, M., Turkington, R. C., & Prue, G. (2021). Exercise efficacy and prescription during treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review. BMC Cancer, 21(1), Article 43. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-020-07733-0

Background: Surgical resection remains the only curative treatment for pancreatic cancer and is associated with significant post-operative morbidity and mortality. Patients eligible for surgery, increasingly receive neo-adjuvant therapy before surger... Read More about Exercise efficacy and prescription during treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review.