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Management of acute cervical spinal cord injury in the non‐specialist intensive care unit: a narrative review of current evidence (2023)
Journal Article

Each year approximately one million people suffer spinal cord injury, which has significant physical, psychosocial and economic impacts on patients and their families. Spinal cord rehabilitation centres are a well-established part of the care pathway... Read More about Management of acute cervical spinal cord injury in the non‐specialist intensive care unit: a narrative review of current evidence.

Two-week break in methotrexate treatment and COVID-19 vaccine response: a prospective, open label, two-arm parallel-group, multicentre, superiority, randomised controlled trial (2023)
Journal Article

Background Methotrexate is the first-line treatment for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and reduces vaccine-induced immunity. We evaluated if a 2-week interruption of methotrexate treatment immediately after COVID-19 booster vaccination improv... Read More about Two-week break in methotrexate treatment and COVID-19 vaccine response: a prospective, open label, two-arm parallel-group, multicentre, superiority, randomised controlled trial.

Association between quadriceps tendon elasticity and neuromuscular control in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. (2023)
Journal Article

Background: Knee osteoarthritis is a complex condition with established risk factors such as female sex, increasing age and body mass index, reduced quadriceps muscle strength and knee injury. Despite known associated risks, the role and behaviour of... Read More about Association between quadriceps tendon elasticity and neuromuscular control in individuals with knee osteoarthritis..

Effect of a 2-week interruption in methotrexate treatment on COVID-19 vaccine response in people with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (VROOM study): a randomised, open label, superiority trial (2023)
Journal Article

Background: Methotrexate is the first-line treatment for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and reduces vaccine-induced immunity. We evaluated if a 2-week interruption of methotrexate treatment immediately after COVID-19 booster vaccination improv... Read More about Effect of a 2-week interruption in methotrexate treatment on COVID-19 vaccine response in people with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (VROOM study): a randomised, open label, superiority trial.

‘Smart’ BLE wearables for digital contact tracing in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic—a process evaluation of the CONTACT feasibility study (2023)
Journal Article

Background: Rapid and mass transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus amongst vulnerable people led to devastating effects from COVID-19 in care homes. The CONTACT intervention introduced Bluetooth Low Energy ‘smart’ wearable devices (BLE wearables) as a b... Read More about ‘Smart’ BLE wearables for digital contact tracing in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic—a process evaluation of the CONTACT feasibility study.

Developing a list of core competencies for medical aspects of healthcare delivery in care homes: scoping review and Delphi process (2023)
Journal Article

Background Care Home residents live with frailty and multiple long-term conditions. Their medical management is complex and specialised. We set out to develop a list of core competencies for doctors providing medical care in long-term care homes. M... Read More about Developing a list of core competencies for medical aspects of healthcare delivery in care homes: scoping review and Delphi process.