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Alternative Magnesium Sulfate Dosing Regimens for Women With Preeclampsia: A Population Pharmacokinetic Exposure-Response Modeling and Simulation Study (2019)
Journal Article
Du, L., Wenning, L. A., Carvalho, B., Duley, L., Brookfield, K. F., Witjes, H., …Oladapo, O. T. (2019). Alternative Magnesium Sulfate Dosing Regimens for Women With Preeclampsia: A Population Pharmacokinetic Exposure-Response Modeling and Simulation Study. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, doi:10.1002/jcph.1448

Magnesium sulfate is the anticonvulsant of choice for eclampsia prophylaxis and treatment; however, the recommended dosing regimens are costly and cumbersome and can be administered only by skilled health professionals. The objectives of this study w... Read More

Study-based registers reduce waste in systematic reviewing: discussion and case report (2019)
Journal Article
Shokraneh, F., & Adams, C. E. (2019). Study-based registers reduce waste in systematic reviewing: discussion and case report. Systematic Reviews, 8(1), doi:10.1186/s13643-019-1035-3

Background Maintained study-based registers (SBRs) have, at their core, study records linked to, potentially, multiple other records such as references, data sets, standard texts and full-text reports. Such registers can minimise and refine searchin... Read More

Effects of tinnitus on cochlear implant programming (2019)
Journal Article
Pierzycki, R. H., Corner, C., Fielden, C. A., & Kitterick, P. T. (2019). Effects of tinnitus on cochlear implant programming. Trends in Hearing, 23, doi:10.1177/2331216519836624

Clinical observations suggest that tinnitus may interfere with programming cochlear implants (CIs), the process of optimizing the transmission of acoustic information to support speech perception with a CI. Despite tinnitus being highly prevalent amo... Read More

Association of adverse perinatal outcomes of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy with biochemical markers: results of aggregate and individual patient data meta-analyses (2019)
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Ovadia, C., Seed, P. T., Sklavounos, A., Geenes, V., Di Illio, C., Chambers, J., …Williamson, C. (2019). Association of adverse perinatal outcomes of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy with biochemical markers: results of aggregate and individual patient data meta-analyses. Lancet, 393(10174), 899-909. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(18)31877-4

Background Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is associated with adverse perinatal outcomes, but the association with the concentration of specific biochemical markers is unclear. We aimed to quantify the adverse perinatal effects of intrahepatic... Read More

Defining and measuring " eczema control " : an international qualitative study to explore the views of those living with and treating atopic eczema (2019)
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Howells, L., Thomas, K. S., Sears, A. V., Nasr, I., Wollenberg, A., Schuttelaar, M. L., …Chalmers, J. R. (2019). Defining and measuring " eczema control " : an international qualitative study to explore the views of those living with and treating atopic eczema. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 33(6), 1124-1132. doi:10.1111/jdv.15475

Background: Atopic eczema (also known as eczema) is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that often afflicts patients’ health and wellbeing. The Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema (HOME) initiative recommends that “long-term control of eczema”... Read More

Discrimination of gain increments in speech-shaped noises (2019)
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Caswell-Midwinter, B., & Whitmer, W. (2019). Discrimination of gain increments in speech-shaped noises. Trends in Hearing, 23, 1-12. doi:10.1177/2331216518820220

Frequency-dependent gain adjustments are routine in hearing-aid fittings, whether in matching to real-ear targets or fine-tuning to patient feedback. Patient feedback may be unreliable and fittings inefficient if adjustments are not discriminable. To... Read More

Glutamate dehydrogenase (GLUD1) expression in breast cancer (2018)
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Craze, M. L., El-Ansari, R., Aleskandarany, M. A., Cheng, K. W., Al-Farsi, L., Masisi, B., …Green, A. R. (2019). Glutamate dehydrogenase (GLUD1) expression in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 174(1), 79–91

Dysregulated cellular metabolism is regarded as one of the hallmarks of cancer with some tumours utilising the glutamine metabolism pathway for their sustained proliferation and survival. Glutamate dehydrogenase (GLUD1) is a key enzyme in glutaminoly... Read More

Opioid receptors in the GI tract: targets for treatment of both diarrhea and constipation in functional bowel disorders? (2018)
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Pannemans, J., & Corsetti, M. (2018). Opioid receptors in the GI tract: targets for treatment of both diarrhea and constipation in functional bowel disorders?. Current Opinion in Pharmacology, 43, 53-58. doi:10.1016/j.coph.2018.08.008

Opioids have been used for centuries, mostly as a sedative and to treat pain. Currently, they are used on a global scale for the treatment of acute and chronic pain in diseases as osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and low back pain. Binding of opioids on... Read More

Variation in visiting and isolation policies in neonatal units: a UK nationwide survey (2017)
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Tan, S., Clarkson, M., & Sharkey, D. (in press). Variation in visiting and isolation policies in neonatal units: a UK nationwide survey. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000001820

Global pandemics, such as H1N1, are a major risk for neonatal patients. We surveyed UK tertiary and district neonatal units about visiting and infection control policies relating to viral respiratory infections. There was marked variation with visiti... Read More