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Exploratory factor analysis and Rasch analysis to assess the structural validity of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit Proxy version (ASCOT-Proxy) completed by care home staff (2024)
Journal Article

Purpose. Rasch analysis and exploratory factor analysis (EFA) were used to evaluate the structural validity of the ASCOT-Proxy measures completed by staff on behalf of older adults resident in care homes, by comparison to the ASCOT-SCT4, the meas... Read More about Exploratory factor analysis and Rasch analysis to assess the structural validity of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit Proxy version (ASCOT-Proxy) completed by care home staff.

Associations between zinc deficiency, taste changes and salivary flow rate following gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy surgeries (2024)
Journal Article

Background. The prevalence of taste change (hypogeusia) and its association with zinc deficiency is unclear due to differences in methods of assessment. We investigate the prevalence of hypogeusia using mixed methods and link it with changes in zinc... Read More about Associations between zinc deficiency, taste changes and salivary flow rate following gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy surgeries.

Patient and health professional views on risk-stratified monitoring of immune-suppressing treatment in adults with inflammatory diseases (2024)
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Objective To explore the acceptability of an individualised risk-stratified approach to monitoring for target-organ toxicity in adult patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases established on immune-suppressing treatment(s). Methods Adu... Read More about Patient and health professional views on risk-stratified monitoring of immune-suppressing treatment in adults with inflammatory diseases.

Uptake and safety of pneumococcal vaccination in adults with immune mediated inflammatory diseases: a UK wide observational study (2024)
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Objective The uptake and safety of pneumococcal vaccination in people with immune mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) is poorly understood. We investigated the UK wide pneumococcal vaccine uptake in adults with IMIDs and explored the association b... Read More about Uptake and safety of pneumococcal vaccination in adults with immune mediated inflammatory diseases: a UK wide observational study.

Getting the message across; a realist study of the role of communication and information exchange processes in delivering stroke Early Supported Discharge services in England (2024)
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Background: Stroke early supported discharge (ESD) involves the co-ordinated transfer of care from hospital to home. The quality of communication processes between professionals delivering ESD and external stakeholders may have a role to play in stre... Read More about Getting the message across; a realist study of the role of communication and information exchange processes in delivering stroke Early Supported Discharge services in England.

Getting the message across: a realist study of the role of communication and information exchange processes in delivering Stroke Early Supported Discharge services in England (2024)
Journal Article

Background Stroke early supported discharge (ESD) involves the co-ordinated transfer of care from hospital to home. The quality of communication processes between professionals delivering ESD and external stakeholders may have a role to play in stre... Read More about Getting the message across: a realist study of the role of communication and information exchange processes in delivering Stroke Early Supported Discharge services in England.

Development of a Job Retention Vocational Rehabilitation Intervention for People with Multiple Sclerosis Following the Person-Based Approach (2024)
Journal Article

Objective To describe the process of developing a job retention vocational rehabilitation intervention for people with multiple sclerosis. Design We used the person-based approach, to develop interventions through an iterative process incorporat... Read More about Development of a Job Retention Vocational Rehabilitation Intervention for People with Multiple Sclerosis Following the Person-Based Approach.

The association of painful and non-painful morbidities with frailty: a cross sectional analysis of a cohort of community dwelling older people in England (2024)
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Introduction The association between chronic pain and frailty might indicate that pain is an independent driver of frailty but might alternatively be explained by inclusion within frailty identification tools of morbidities that commonly lead to chr... Read More about The association of painful and non-painful morbidities with frailty: a cross sectional analysis of a cohort of community dwelling older people in England.

Melatonin is a potential novel analgesic agent for osteoarthritis: Evidence from cohort studies in humans and preclinical research in rats (2024)
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Melatonin exhibits potential for pain relief and long-term safety profile. We examined the analgesic effects of oral melatonin on osteoarthritis (OA) and investigated the underlying mechanism. Using data from a UK primary care database, we conducted... Read More about Melatonin is a potential novel analgesic agent for osteoarthritis: Evidence from cohort studies in humans and preclinical research in rats.