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The Importance of Vital Signs in the Triage of Injured Patients (2012)
Journal Article
Chalari, E., Intas, G., Stergiannis, P., Vezyridis, P., & Fildissis, G. (2012). The Importance of Vital Signs in the Triage of Injured Patients. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 35(3), 292-298. https://doi.org/10.1097/cnq.0b013e318255d6b3

Background: Vital signs are indicators of a patient presenting to an emergency department (ED). Abnormal vital signs have been associated with an increased likelihood of admission to the hospital. Physicians have long recognized the importance of vit... Read More about The Importance of Vital Signs in the Triage of Injured Patients.

David K. E. Bruce, 1961–69 (2012)
Book Chapter
Young, J. W. (2012). David K. E. Bruce, 1961–69. In J. S. Rofe, & A. R. Holmes (Eds.), The Embassy in Grosvenor Square: American Ambassadors to the United Kingdom, 1938–2008, 153-170. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137295576_9

According to his diary, David Bruce virtually selected the London Embassy for himself: before his inauguration as President, John F. Kennedy told the veteran diplomat and Democratic Party supporter that he could have any post he wanted and Bruce had... Read More about David K. E. Bruce, 1961–69.

Fulham 878–79: a new consideration of Viking manoeuvres (2012)
Journal Article
Baker, J., & Brookes, S. (2012). Fulham 878–79: a new consideration of Viking manoeuvres. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, 8, doi:10.1484/J.VMS.1.103193

This paper uses evidence from a variety of disciplines in order to re-evaluate an apparently enigmatic event reported in several early sources – the landing of a Viking force at Fulham in 878. It examines the vocabulary of written accounts of their a... Read More about Fulham 878–79: a new consideration of Viking manoeuvres.

The regulation of human papillomavirus gene expression by the E2 protein: keeping a finger in every pie (2012)
Book Chapter
Graham, S. V., & Gaston, K. L. (2012). The regulation of human papillomavirus gene expression by the E2 protein: keeping a finger in every pie. In K. Gaston (Ed.), Small DNA tumour viruses, 37--53. Caister Academic Press

The human papillomavirus (HPV) genome is around 8000 base pairs in length and it encodes only eight proteins, a limited number of protein isoforms and no known microRNAs. Despite this relative paucity of genes and gene products these viruses are high... Read More about The regulation of human papillomavirus gene expression by the E2 protein: keeping a finger in every pie.

Optimization of switching losses and capacitor voltage ripple using model predictive control of a cascaded H-bridge multi-level StatCom (2012)
Journal Article
Townsend, C. D., Summers, T. J., Vodden, J. A., Watson, A. J., Betz, R. E., & Clare, J. C. (2013). Optimization of switching losses and capacitor voltage ripple using model predictive control of a cascaded H-bridge multi-level StatCom. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 28(7), doi:10.1109/TPEL.2012.2219593

This paper further develops a Model Predictive Control (MPC) scheme which is able to exploit the large number of redundant switching states available in a multi-level H-bridge StatCom (H-StatCom). The new sections of the scheme provide optimised meth... Read More about Optimization of switching losses and capacitor voltage ripple using model predictive control of a cascaded H-bridge multi-level StatCom.

A comparison of the content of memory rehabilitation groups for patients with neurological disabilities (2012)
Journal Article
O'Brien, M. C., das Nair, R., & Lincoln, N. (2012). A comparison of the content of memory rehabilitation groups for patients with neurological disabilities. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 23(3), doi:10.1080/09602011.2012.753920

The aim of the study was to compare the fidelity of manualised group memory rehabilitation programmes for participants with neurological disabilities. A sample of 11 neurological patients with memory problems, enrolled in a ran¬domised controlled tri... Read More about A comparison of the content of memory rehabilitation groups for patients with neurological disabilities.

Development of a poststroke checklist to standardize follow-up care for stroke survivors (2012)
Journal Article
Philp, I., Brainin, M., Walker, M. F., Ward, A. B., Gillard, P., Shields, A. L., & Norrving, B. (2013). Development of a poststroke checklist to standardize follow-up care for stroke survivors. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 22(7), doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2012.10.016

Background: Long-termcare for stroke survivors is fragmented and lacks an evidence-based, easy-to-use tool to identify persistent long-term problems among stroke survivors and streamline referral for treatment. We sought to develop a poststroke check... Read More about Development of a poststroke checklist to standardize follow-up care for stroke survivors.

Analysis of ripening-related gene expression in papaya using an Arabidopsis-based microarray (2012)
Journal Article
Fabi, J. P., Seymour, G. B., Graham, N. S., Broadley, M. R., May, S., Lajolo, F. M., …Oliveira do Nascimento, J. R. (in press). Analysis of ripening-related gene expression in papaya using an Arabidopsis-based microarray. BMC Plant Biology, 12, doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-242

Background Papaya (Carica papaya L.) is a commercially important crop that produces climacteric fruits with a soft and sweet pulp that contain a wide range of health promoting phytochemicals. Despite its importance, little is known about transcrip... Read More about Analysis of ripening-related gene expression in papaya using an Arabidopsis-based microarray.

What do we mean by wet? Geoarchaeology and the reconstruction of water availability (2012)
Journal Article
Jones, M. D. (2013). What do we mean by wet? Geoarchaeology and the reconstruction of water availability. Quaternary International, 308-309, 76-79. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2012.12.015

Geoarchaeology has a key role to play in the human-climate-environment debate, including research into the controls and variability of water availability. However its interdisciplinarity can cause complications as well as advantages and leads to conf... Read More about What do we mean by wet? Geoarchaeology and the reconstruction of water availability.

Soft-bound synaptic plasticity increases storage capacity (2012)
Journal Article
van Rossum, M. C., Shippi, M., & Barrett, A. B. (2012). Soft-bound synaptic plasticity increases storage capacity. PLoS Computational Biology, 8(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002836

Accurate models of synaptic plasticity are essential to understand the adaptive properties of the nervous system and for realistic models of learning and memory. Experiments have shown that synaptic plasticity depends not only on pre- and post-synapt... Read More about Soft-bound synaptic plasticity increases storage capacity.

Use of metered-dose inhaler electronic monitoring in a real-world asthma randomized controlled trial (2012)
Journal Article
Patel, M., Pilcher, J., Travers, J., Perrin, K., Shaw, D., Black, P., …Beasley, R. (2013). Use of metered-dose inhaler electronic monitoring in a real-world asthma randomized controlled trial. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 1(1), doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2012.08.004

Background Electronic monitoring of inhaled asthma medications is one method to measure medication adherence and patterns of use. Information on the performance of monitors in a randomized controlled trial allows researchers and clinicians to unde... Read More about Use of metered-dose inhaler electronic monitoring in a real-world asthma randomized controlled trial.

A neural network approach to predicting price negotiation outcomes in business-to-business contexts (2012)
Journal Article
Moosmayer, D. C., Chong, A. Y. L., Liu, M. J., & Schuppar, B. (2013). A neural network approach to predicting price negotiation outcomes in business-to-business contexts. Expert Systems with Applications, 40(8), doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2012.12.018

Price premiums are a key profit driver for long-term business relationships. For sellers in business-to-business (B2B) relationships, it is important to have appropriate strategies to negotiate price increases without trading off the relationships wi... Read More about A neural network approach to predicting price negotiation outcomes in business-to-business contexts.

Can GPs working in secure environments in England re-license using the Royal College of General Practitioners revalidation proposals? (2012)
Journal Article
Coomber, J., Charlton, R., Thistlethwaite, J. E., & England, L. (2012). Can GPs working in secure environments in England re-license using the Royal College of General Practitioners revalidation proposals?. BMC Family Practice, 13(123), doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-123

Background Revalidation for UK doctors is expected to be introduced from late 2012. For general practitioners (GPs), this entails collecting supporting information to be submitted and assessed in a revalidation portfolio every five years. The aim of... Read More about Can GPs working in secure environments in England re-license using the Royal College of General Practitioners revalidation proposals?.

The cosmology of the Fab-Four (2012)
Journal Article
Copeland, E. J., Padilla, A., & Saffin, P. M. (2012). The cosmology of the Fab-Four. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2012(12), doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2012/12/026

We have recently proposed a novel self tuning mechanism to alleviate the famous cosmological constant problem, based on the general scalar tensor theory proposed by Horndeski. The self-tuning model ends up consisting of four geometric terms in the ac... Read More about The cosmology of the Fab-Four.

Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study (2012)
Journal Article
Garrud, P., & Yates, J. (2012). Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study. BMC Medical Education, 12(Decemb), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-124

Background 10-15% of students struggle at some point in their medicine course. Risk factors include weaker academic qualifications, male gender, mental illness, UK ethnic minority status, and poor study skills. Recent research on an undergraduate... Read More about Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study.

Recapitulation of tumor heterogeneity and molecular signatures in a 3D brain cancer model with decreased sensitivity to histone deacetylase inhibition (2012)
Journal Article
Smith, S. J., Wilson, M., Ward, J. H., Rahman, C. V., Peet, A. C., Macarthur, D. C., …Rahman, R. (2012). Recapitulation of tumor heterogeneity and molecular signatures in a 3D brain cancer model with decreased sensitivity to histone deacetylase inhibition. PLoS ONE, 7(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052335

INTRODUCTION Physiologically relevant pre-clinical ex vivo models recapitulating CNS tumor micro-environmental complexity will aid development of biologically-targeted agents. We present comprehensive characterization of tumor aggregates generated... Read More about Recapitulation of tumor heterogeneity and molecular signatures in a 3D brain cancer model with decreased sensitivity to histone deacetylase inhibition.