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Plaster cast versus functional brace for non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture (UKSTAR): a multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation (2020)
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Costa, M. L., Achten, J., Marian, I. R., Dutton, S. J., Lamb, S. E., Ollivere, B., …Kearney, R. S. (2020). Plaster cast versus functional brace for non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture (UKSTAR): a multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. Lancet, 395(10222), 441-448. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2819%2932942-3

Spatial microsimulation of osteoarthritis prevalence at the small area level in England 1 -Constraint selection for a 2-stage microsimulation process (2020)
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Ifesemen, O. S., Bestwick-Stevenson, T., & Edwards, K. L. (in press). Spatial microsimulation of osteoarthritis prevalence at the small area level in England 1 -Constraint selection for a 2-stage microsimulation process. International Journal of Microsimulation, 12(2), 1-50. https://doi.org/10.34196/ijm.00201

The presence of identical benchmark/constraint variables in both geographic and survey datasets is a principal requirement for static spatial microsimulation models, particularly in the field of medicine and health sciences. This is also a as key lim... Read More about Spatial microsimulation of osteoarthritis prevalence at the small area level in England 1 -Constraint selection for a 2-stage microsimulation process.

A behaviour change package to prevent hand dermatitis in nurse working in the National Health Service: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Rushton, L., Parsons, V., Madan, I., Ntani, G., Coggon, D., Wright, A., …Williams, H. C. (2020). A behaviour change package to prevent hand dermatitis in nurse working in the National Health Service: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Dermatology, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.18862

Background Occupational hand dermatitis poses a serious risk for nurses. Objectives To evaluate the clinical and cost‐effectiveness of a complex intervention in reducing the prevalence of hand dermatitis in nurses Trial design Cluster random... Read More about A behaviour change package to prevent hand dermatitis in nurse working in the National Health Service: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial.

Nutrient intake using food frequency questionnaires and its evaluation among the population in Trivandrum, South Kerala, India (2020)
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Grove, J., Aithal, G., Vijay, A., Taylor, M., Valdes, A., Mohan, L., & Shenoy, K. (in press). Nutrient intake using food frequency questionnaires and its evaluation among the population in Trivandrum, South Kerala, India. Nutrients,

Dietary record tools such as food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and food diaries (FD) are the most commonly used choices for assessing dietary intakes in most large-scale epidemiological studies. The authors developed a self-administered 360-item foo... Read More about Nutrient intake using food frequency questionnaires and its evaluation among the population in Trivandrum, South Kerala, India.

Intra-articular Injection Administration in UK Ex-professional Footballers During Their Playing Careers and the Association with Post-career Knee Osteoarthritis (2020)
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Fernandes, G. S., Parekh, S. M., Moses, J. P., Fuller, C. W., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., …Doherty, M. (2020). Intra-articular Injection Administration in UK Ex-professional Footballers During Their Playing Careers and the Association with Post-career Knee Osteoarthritis. Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01255-x

© 2020, The Author(s). Background: The long-term risk from knee intra-articular (KIA) injections in professional athletes such as ex-footballers remains unknown. The use of KIA injections is controversial and remains anecdotally prolific as it is per... Read More about Intra-articular Injection Administration in UK Ex-professional Footballers During Their Playing Careers and the Association with Post-career Knee Osteoarthritis.

Peripheral brain-derived neurotrophic factor contributes to chronic osteoarthritis joint pain (2020)
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Gowler, P. R., Li, L., Woodhams, S. G., Bennett, A. J., Suzuki, R., Walsh, D. A., & Chapman, V. (2020). Peripheral brain-derived neurotrophic factor contributes to chronic osteoarthritis joint pain. PAIN, 161(1), 61-73. https://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001694

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and the high-affinity receptor tropomyosin receptor kinase B (TrkB) have important roles in neuronal survival and in spinal sensitization mechanisms associated with chronic pain. Recent clinical evidence also... Read More about Peripheral brain-derived neurotrophic factor contributes to chronic osteoarthritis joint pain.

Confidence of recurrent cellulitis self-diagnosis among people with lymphoedema: a qualitative interview study (2019)
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Patel, M., Ing Lee, S., Levell, N. J., Smart, P., Kai, J., Thomas, K. S., & Leighton, P. (2020). Confidence of recurrent cellulitis self-diagnosis among people with lymphoedema: a qualitative interview study. British Journal of General Practice, 70(691), e130-e137. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X707909

Background Cellulitis can sometimes be challenging for healthcare professionals to diagnose, with no validated diagnostic criteria available. Supporting healthcare professionals to make a more accurate diagnosis of cellulitis in different groups, su... Read More about Confidence of recurrent cellulitis self-diagnosis among people with lymphoedema: a qualitative interview study.

Development and initial testing of a new instrument to measure the experience of eczema control in adults and children: Recap of atopic eczema (RECAP) (2019)
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Howells, L., Chalmers, J., Gran, S., Ahmed, A., Apfelbacher, C., Burton, T., …Thomas, K. (2019). Development and initial testing of a new instrument to measure the experience of eczema control in adults and children: Recap of atopic eczema (RECAP). British Journal of Dermatology, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.18780

Background Eczema control has been identified as an important outcome by key stakeholders in eczema research (including patients, carers, healthcare professionals, and researchers) but no validated instruments for the domain have been identified.... Read More about Development and initial testing of a new instrument to measure the experience of eczema control in adults and children: Recap of atopic eczema (RECAP).