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Conceptual framework for an episode of rehabilitative care after hip fracture surgery (2019)
Journal Article
Sheehan, K., Smith, T., Martin, F., Johansen, A., Drummond, A., Beaupre, L., …Sackley, C. (2019). Conceptual framework for an episode of rehabilitative care after hip fracture surgery. Physical Therapy, doi:10.1093/ptj/pzy145

Researchers face a challenge when evaluating the effectiveness of rehabilitation after hip fracture surgery. Reported outcomes of rehabilitation will vary depending on the endpoint of the episode of care. Evaluation at an inappropriate endpoint may s... Read More

Assessment and management of cognitive problems in people with multiple sclerosis: a national survey of clinical practice (2018)
Journal Article
Klein, O. A., Das Nair, R., Ablewhite, J., & Drummond, A. (2018). Assessment and management of cognitive problems in people with multiple sclerosis: a national survey of clinical practice. International Journal of Clinical Practice, doi:10.1111/ijcp.13300

Background: People diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis often have cognitive problems. However, it is unclear how cognitive impairment is currently assessed and managed in the UK. Aims: To understand current clinical practice of assessment and manageme... Read More

Action Plan for Stroke in Europe 2018–2030 (2018)
Journal Article
Norrving, B., Barrick, J., Davalos, A., Dichgans, M., Cordonnier, C., Guekht, A., …Caso, V. (2018). Action Plan for Stroke in Europe 2018–2030. European Stroke Journal, doi:10.1177/2396987318808719

Two previous pan-European consensus meetings, the 1995 and 2006 Helsingborg meetings, were convened to review the scientific evidence and the state of current services to identify priorities for research and development and to set targets for the dev... Read More

Managing employees undergoing total hip and knee replacement: experiences of workplace representatives (2018)
Journal Article
Nouri, F., Coole, C., Narayanasamy, M., Baker, P., Khan, S., & Drummond, A. (2018). Managing employees undergoing total hip and knee replacement: experiences of workplace representatives. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, doi:10.1007/s10926-018-9805-7. ISSN 1053-0487

Joint replacement is a cost-effective and efficient method of relieving pain, and improving function and health related quality of life, for people with arthritis of the hip and knee [1]. Arthritis-related loss of physical function is associated with... Read More

Development of an occupational advice intervention for patients undergoing lower limb arthroplasty (the OPAL study) (2018)
Journal Article
Baker, P., Coole, C., Drummond, A. E., McDaid, C., Khan, S., Thomson, L., …Rangan, A. (2018). Development of an occupational advice intervention for patients undergoing lower limb arthroplasty (the OPAL study). BMC Health Services Research, 18, doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3238-z

Background: There are an increasing number of patients of working age undergoing hip and knee replacements. Currently there is variation in the advice and support given about sickness absence, recovery to usual activities and return to work after the... Read More

Content and acceptability of an Occupational Therapy Intervention in Homecare Re-ablement Services (OTHERS) (2018)
Journal Article
Whitehead, P. J., Drummond, A. E., Parry, R. H., & Walker, M. F. (in press). Content and acceptability of an Occupational Therapy Intervention in Homecare Re-ablement Services (OTHERS). British Journal of Occupational Therapy, doi:10.1177/0308022618766844. ISSN 0308-0226

Introduction: Despite clear compatibilities between the tenets of occupational therapy and re-ablement, there is limited research on occupational therapy in homecare reablement services. This paper describes the content of an occupational therapy int... Read More

Engaging workplace representatives in research: what recruitment strategies work best? (2018)
Journal Article
Coole, C., Nouri, F., Narayanasamy, M., Baker, P., Khan, S., & Drummond, A. E. (2018). Engaging workplace representatives in research: what recruitment strategies work best?. Occupational Medicine, 68(4), doi:10.1093/occmed/kqy047. ISSN 0962-7480

Background Workplaces are key stakeholders in work and health but little is known about the methods used to recruit workplace representatives (WRs), including managers, occupational health advisers and colleagues, to externally funded healthcare r... Read More

The clinical and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation of memory in brain injury: the ReMemBrIn RCT (2017)
Journal Article
das Nair, R., Bradshaw, L. E., Carpenter, H., Clarke, S., Day, F., Drummond, A., …Lincoln, N. B. (in press). The clinical and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation of memory in brain injury: the ReMemBrIn RCT. Health Technology Assessment,

Background People with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) commonly report memory impairments. These are persistent, debilitating, and reduce quality of life, but patients do not routinely receive memory rehabilitation after discharge from hospital. Ob... Read More

The Nottingham Fatigue After Stroke (NotFAST) Study: results from follow-up six months after stroke (2017)
Journal Article
Drummond, A. E., Hawkins, L., Lincoln, N., Sprigg, N., Tyrrell, P., & Worthington, E. (in press). The Nottingham Fatigue After Stroke (NotFAST) Study: results from follow-up six months after stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 24(8), doi:10.1080/10749357.2017.1368912. ISSN 1074-9357

Background: Post-stroke fatigue is common and disabling. Objectives: The aim of NotFAST was to examine factors associated with fatigue in stroke 3 survivors without depression, six months after stroke. Methods: Participants were recruited from four... Read More

Reporting interventions in trials evaluating cognitive rehabilitation in people with Multiple Sclerosis: a systematic review (2017)
Journal Article
Mhizha-Murira, J. R., Drummond, A. E., Klein, O., & das Nair, R. (2018). Reporting interventions in trials evaluating cognitive rehabilitation in people with Multiple Sclerosis: a systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(2), doi:10.1177/0269215517722583. ISSN 0269-2155

Objective: To determine the quantity and quality of description of cognitive rehabilitation for cognitive deficits in people with Multiple Sclerosis, using a variety of published checklists, and suggest ways of improving the reporting of these interv... Read More