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An audit of healthcare provision in internally displaced population camps in Nigeria (2018)
Journal Article
Ekezie, W., Timmons, S., Myles, P., Siebert, P., Bains, M., & Pritchard, C. (2018). An audit of healthcare provision in internally displaced population camps in Nigeria. Journal of Public Health, doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy141. ISSN 1741-3842

Background: Armed conflict in Nigeria resulted in more than 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). IDPs live in poor conditions lacking basic resources with variable provision across different locations. This audit aimed to determine the heal... Read More

Vape shops: who uses them and what do they do? (2018)
Journal Article
Pattinson, J., Lewis, S., Bains, M., Britton, J., & Langley, T. (2018). Vape shops: who uses them and what do they do?. BMC Public Health, 18, doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5467-9. ISSN 1471-2458

Background: ‘Vape shops’ are a popular source for buying electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and related products. The products that vape shops sell, their marketing techniques and the extent to which they provide information or encouragement to smo... Read More

Nature of events and alcohol-related content in marketing materials at a university freshers’ fair: a summative content analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Fuller, A., Fleming, K. M., Szatkowski, L., & Bains, M. (2018). Nature of events and alcohol-related content in marketing materials at a university freshers’ fair: a summative content analysis. Journal of Public Health, 40(3), e320-e327. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdx181

Introduction:The transition to university is a potentially influential time upon students’ drinking behaviour. This study explored the nature of activities and alcohol-related content in marketing materials from student-led societies and local busine... Read More

Portrayal of tobacco smoking in popular women's magazines: a content analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Kasujee, N., Britton, J., Cranwell, J., Lyons, A., & Bains, M. (in press). Portrayal of tobacco smoking in popular women's magazines: a content analysis. Journal of Public Health, doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdw104. ISSN 1741-3842

Background: Whilst many countries have introduced legislation prohibiting tobacco advertising and sponsorship, references to tobacco continue to appear in the media. This study quantified and characterized tobacco smoking content in popular women's m... Read More

Protecting children from secondhand smoke: a mixed-methods feasibility study of a novel smoke-free home intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Marsh, J., McNeill, A., Lewis, S., Coleman, T., Bains, M., Larwood, A., …Jones, L. L. (2016). Protecting children from secondhand smoke: a mixed-methods feasibility study of a novel smoke-free home intervention. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2, doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0094-7. ISSN 2055-5784

Background: Globally, 40 % of children under 14 years are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), typically in their homes. There is limited evidence of the effectiveness of interventions to reduce children’s SHS exposure,and so the aim of this... Read More

Patients' attitudes to risk in lung cancer surgery: a qualitative study (2015)
Journal Article
Powell, H. A., Jones, L. L., Baldwin, D. R., Duffy, J. P., Hubbard, R. B., Tod, A. M., …Bains, M. (2015). Patients' attitudes to risk in lung cancer surgery: a qualitative study. Lung Cancer, 90(2), doi:10.1016/j.lungcan.2015.08.014. ISSN 0169-5002

Objectives Lung cancer surgery leads to long term survival for some patients but little is known about how patients decide whether to accept the associated surgical risks. The objective of this qualitative study was to explore patients’ attitudes to... Read More