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How does mentoring occupational therapists improve intervention fidelity in a randomised controlled trial? A realist evaluation (2024)
Journal Article

Background: Integrating complex interventions within healthcare settings can be challenging. Mentoring can be embedded within a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to upskill and support those delivering the intervention. This study aimed to understand... Read More about How does mentoring occupational therapists improve intervention fidelity in a randomised controlled trial? A realist evaluation.

Needle fasciotomy versus limited fasciectomy for the treatment of Dupuytren’s contractures of the fingers (Hand-2): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2024)
Journal Article

Background: Dupuytren’s contractures (DC) are fibrous cords under the skin of the hand that cause one or more fingers to curl gradually and irreversibly towards the palm. These contractures are usually painless but can cause a loss of hand function.... Read More about Needle fasciotomy versus limited fasciectomy for the treatment of Dupuytren’s contractures of the fingers (Hand-2): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Uptake, safety and effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccine in inflammatory bowel disease: a UK-wide study (2024)
Journal Article

Objective To investigate (1) the UK-wide inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) uptake in adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), (2) the association between vaccination against influenza and IBD flare and (3) the effectiveness of IIV in preventin... Read More about Uptake, safety and effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccine in inflammatory bowel disease: a UK-wide study.

Orthotist involvement in early gait rehabilitation after stroke: A cross-sectional survey of orthotists in the United Kingdom (2024)
Journal Article

Background: The role of the orthotist in early gait rehabilitation after stroke in the United Kingdom is currently poorly understood. Objectives: The objective of this study was to capture current opinion and practice of orthotists on their ro... Read More about Orthotist involvement in early gait rehabilitation after stroke: A cross-sectional survey of orthotists in the United Kingdom.

Fabrication and assessment of a bio-inspired synthetic tracheal tissue model for tracheal tube cuff leakage testing (2024)
Journal Article

Introduction Leakage of orogastric secretions past the cuff of a tracheal tube is a contributory factor in ventilator-associated pneumonia. Current bench test methods specified in the International Standard for Anaesthetic and Respiratory Equipment... Read More about Fabrication and assessment of a bio-inspired synthetic tracheal tissue model for tracheal tube cuff leakage testing.

Social participation in the Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED), a home-based therapy intervention for people living with dementia: a realist evaluation (2024)
Journal Article

Background. Interventions promoting social activity may reduce behavioural psychological symptoms and improve quality of life in people living with dementia. This study aimed to identify social benefits for participants living with dementia in the co... Read More about Social participation in the Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED), a home-based therapy intervention for people living with dementia: a realist evaluation.