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Co-creation of Virtual Reality Re-Usable Learning objectives for 360° video scenarios for the surgical excision of skin lesion (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Neokleous, K., Gkougkoudi, E., Hatziaros, M., Schiza, E., Matsangidou, M., Avramides, M., …Pattichis, C. (2019, May). Co-creation of Virtual Reality Re-Usable Learning objectives for 360° video scenarios for the surgical excision of skin lesion. Poster presented at IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI'19)

This short paper describes an educational scenario using a 360° video for the surgical excision of a skin lesion. This scenario, developed in the context of the CoViRR Erasmus+ project, offering new insights for the digital integration in learning an... Read More

Cognitive Management Pathways in Stroke Services (COMPASS): A qualitative investigation of key issues in relation to community stroke teams undertaking cognitive assessments (2019)
Journal Article
Ablewhite, J., Geraghty, J., das Nair, R., Lincoln, N., & Drummond, A. (2019). Cognitive Management Pathways in Stroke Services (COMPASS): A qualitative investigation of key issues in relation to community stroke teams undertaking cognitive assessments. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(7), doi:10.1177/0308022619841320

Introduction Cognitive problems are common after stroke and their identification and management is important for survivors, carers and clinicians. However, the appropriateness of the screening methods and ways in which results inform community cli... Read More

Hearing impairment and daily-life fatigue: a qualitative study (2019)
Journal Article
Holman, J. A., Drummond, A., Hughes, S. E., & Naylor, G. (2019). Hearing impairment and daily-life fatigue: a qualitative study. International Journal of Audiology, 58(7), 408-416 . doi:10.1080/14992027.2019.1597284

Objective: Hearing impairment is linked to increased fatigue, yet little is known about the real-world impact of this fatigue. This qualitative study investigated the experience of daily-life fatigue in people with a hearing impairment. Design: Ind... Read More

LIMPRINT: A sociological perspective on " Chronic Oedema " (2019)
Journal Article
Nairn, S., Dring, E., Aubeeluck, A., Quere, I., & Moffatt, C. (2019). LIMPRINT: A sociological perspective on " Chronic Oedema ". Lymphatic Research and Biology, 17(2), 168-172. doi:10.1089/lrb.2018.0082

Background: Chronic edema is a condition that is biologically complex, distressing for patients and sociopolitically weak. Like many other complex and chronic conditions, it has a low status within health care. The result is that it has a low priorit... Read More

Submaxillary Mucin: its Effect on Aroma Release from Acidic Drinks and New Insight into the Effect of Aroma Compounds on its Macromolecular Integrity (2019)
Journal Article
Dinu, V., Gillis, R. B., MacCalman, T., Lim, M., Adams, G. G., Harding, S. E., & Fisk, I. D. (2019). Submaxillary Mucin: its Effect on Aroma Release from Acidic Drinks and New Insight into the Effect of Aroma Compounds on its Macromolecular Integrity. Food Biophysics, 14(3), doi:10.1007/s11483-019-09574-2

Submaxillary mucin is a major component that defines the makeup and functionality of saliva. Understanding its structure and function during food intake is key to designing appropriate strategies for enhancing the delivery of flavour. In the present... Read More

State-of-the-art and limitations in the life cycle assessment of ionic liquids (2019)
Journal Article
Maciel, V. G., Wales, D. J., Seferin, M., Ugaya, C. M. L., & Sans, V. (2019). State-of-the-art and limitations in the life cycle assessment of ionic liquids. Journal of Cleaner Production, 217, 844-858. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.133

Even though the development and use of ionic liquids (ILs) has rapidly grown in recent years, in the literature, information addressing the environmental performance of these substances in a life cycle context is comparatively scarce. This review cri... Read More

Hypoglycaemic unawareness: A systematic review of qualitative studies of significant others' (SO) supportive interventions for patients with diabetes mellitus (2018)
Journal Article
Hartill, E., Gillis, R., Imran Jiwani, S., Recchia, N., Meal, A., & Adams, G. (2018). Hypoglycaemic unawareness: A systematic review of qualitative studies of significant others' (SO) supportive interventions for patients with diabetes mellitus. Heliyon, 4(10), doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e00887

Background Hypoglycemia unawareness (HU) has been attributed to both a downward shift in central nervous system (CNS)-triggered sympatho-adrenal responses to low glycaemic thresholds and a subsequent loss of adrenergic symptoms, which, in addition... 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, 3(4), 309-336 . 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

Internet of Things in Health Trends Through Bibliometrics and Text Mining (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Konstantinidis, S., Billis, A., Wharrad, H., & Bamidis, P. D. (2017). Internet of Things in Health Trends Through Bibliometrics and Text Mining. In Informatics for Health: Connected Citizen-Led Wellness and Population Health, 73-77. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-753-5-73

Recently a new buzzword has slowly but surely emerged, namely the Internet of Things (IoT). The importance of IoT is identified worldwide both by organisations and governments and the scientific community with an incremental number of publications du... Read More

Implementation of an Emergency Department Information System: A Qualitative Study of Nurses’ Attitudes and Experience (2012)
Journal Article
Vezyridis, P., Timmons, S., & Wharrad, H. J. (2012). Implementation of an Emergency Department Information System: A Qualitative Study of Nurses’ Attitudes and Experience. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 30(10), 540–546. doi:10.1097/NXN.0b013e3182573b04

The implementation of an electronic health record is a dramatic change in a healthcare organization; however, little is known about how nurse attitudes toward the electronic health record change over time. The purpose of this research project was to... Read More

Going paperless at the emergency department: A socio-technical study of an information system for patient tracking (2011)
Journal Article
Vezyridis, P., Timmons, S., & Wharrad, H. (2011). Going paperless at the emergency department: A socio-technical study of an information system for patient tracking. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 80(7), 455-465. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2011.04.001

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine nurses' attitudes and reflection on the transformation of their workpractices after the implementation of an Emergency Department Information System (EDIS). Methods: A qualitative study using intervie... Read More