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Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach. (2018)
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STEWART, D., THOMAS, B., MACLURE, K., WILBUR, K., WILBY, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., DIJKSTRA, A., RYAN, C., EL KASSEM, W., AWAISU, A., MCLAY, J.S., SINGH, R. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach. PLoS one [online], 13(10), article ID e0204987. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204987

Background: There is a need for theory informed interventions to optimise medication reporting. This study aimed to quantify and explain behavioural determinants relating to error reporting of healthcare professionals in Qatar as a basis of developin... Read More

Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture. (2018)
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STEWART, D., THOMAS, B., MACLURE, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., EL KASSEM, W., AWAISU, A., MCLAY, J.S., WILBUR, K., WILBY, K., RYAN, C., DIJKSTRA, A., SINGH, R. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture. PLoS one [online], 13(9), article ID e0204801. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204801

Background: There is a lack of robust, rigorous mixed methods studies of patient safety culture generally and notably those which incorporate behavioural theories of change. The study aimed to quantify and explain key aspects of patient safety cultur... Read More

Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future. (2018)
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HUWS, S.A., CREEVEY, C.J., OYAMA, L.B., MIZRAHI, I., DENMAN, S.E., POPOVA, M., MUÑOZ-TAMAYO, R., FORANO, E., WATERS, S.M., HESS, M., TAPIO, I., SMIDT, H., KRIZSAN, S.J., YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R., BELANCHE, A., GUAN, L., GRUNINGER. R.J., MCALLISTER, T.A., NEWBOLD, C.J., ROEHE. R., DEWHURST, R.J., SNELLING, T.J., WATSON, M., SUEN, G., HART, E.H., KINGSTON-SMITH, A.H., SCOLLAN, N.D., DO PRADO, R.M., PILAU, E.J., MANTOVANI, H.C., ATTWOOD, G.T., EDWARDS, J.E., MCEWAN, N.R., MORRISSON, S., MAYORGA, O.L., ELLIOTT, C. and MORGAVI, D.P. 2018. Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future. Frontiers in microbiology [online], 9, Article 2161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02161

The rumen is a complex ecosystem composed of anaerobic bacteria, protozoa, fungi, methanogenic archaea and phages. These microbes interact closely to breakdown plant material that is inedible for humans, whilst providing metabolic energy to the host... Read More

Complexation of novel thiomers and insulin to protect against in vitro enzymatic degradation: towards oral insulin delivery. (2018)
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IBIE, C.O., KNOTT, R.M. and THOMPSON, C.J. 2019. Complexation of novel thiomers and insulin to protect against in vitro enzymatic degradation: towards oral insulin delivery. Drug development and industrial pharmacy [online], 45(1), pages 67-75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/03639045.2018.1517776

A significant barrier to oral insulin delivery is its enzymatic degradation in the gut. Nano-sized polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes (PECS) have been developed to protect insulin against enzymatic degradation. Poly(allylamine) (Paa) was trime... Read More

A novel PAA derivative with enhanced drug efficacy in pancreatic cancer cell lines. (2018)
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ALSURAIFI, A., KONG THOO LIN, P., CURTIS, A., LAMPROU, D.A. and HOSKINS, C. 2018. A novel PAA derivative with enhanced drug efficacy in pancreatic cancer cell lines. Pharmaceuticals [online], 11(4), article ID 91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ph11040091

Nanoparticles have been shown to be effective drug carriers in cancer therapy. Pancreatic cancer forms dense tumours which are often resistant to drug molecules. In order to overcome such multidrug resistance, new drug entities, novel delivery system... Read More

Trigonelline prevents high cholesterol and high fat diet induced hepatic lipid accumulation and lipo-toxicity in C57BL/6J mice, via restoration of hepatic autophagy. (2018)
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SHARMA, L., LONE, N.A., KNOTT, R.M., HASSAN, A., ABDULLAH, T. 2018. Trigonelline prevents high cholesterol and high fat diet induced hepatic lipid accumulation and lipo-toxicity in C57BL/6J mice, via restoration of hepatic autophagy. Food and chemical toxicology [online], 121, pages 283-296. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2018.09.011

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is often linked with impaired hepatic autophagy. Here, we studied the alterations in hepatocellular autophagy by high cholesterol and high-fat diet (HC-HF) diet in C57BL/6J mice, and by palmitic acid (PA), in... Read More

Preparation of 3D spherical Ni/Al LDHs with significantly enhanced electrochemical performance as a superior cathode material for Ni/MH batteries. (2018)
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NIE, Y., LI, W., PAN, J., SENTHIL, R.A., FERNANDEZ, C., KHAN, A., SUN, Y. and LIU, J. 2018. Preparation of 3D spherical Ni/Al LDHs with significantly enhanced electrochemical performance as a superior cathode material for Ni/MH batteries. Electrochimica acta [online], 289, pages 333-341. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2018.09.043

Nickel-based hydroxides with excellent electrochemical performance have been considered as cathode materials for Ni/MH batteries. In this paper, a Ni/Al layered double hydroxides (Ni/Al LDHs) material with three-dimensional (3D) spherical structure i... Read More

Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. (2018)
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SKUJINA, I., WINTON, C.L., HEGARTY, M.J., MCMAHON, R., NASH, D.M., DAVIES-MOREL, M.C.G. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. Genome [online], 61(10), pages 767-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2018-0006

Height is an important characteristic in the equine industry although little is known about its genetic control in native British breeds of ponies. This study aimed to map QTL data with the withers height in 4 pony breeds native to the British Isles,... Read More

Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. (2018)
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WEIDMANN, A.E., DONAT, I. and ORTNER, A. 2018. Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. Pharmacy education [online], 18(1), pages 224-230. Available from: http://pharmacyeducatio...on/article/view/532/574

Introduction: The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) recommend emphasising clinical education within a balanced pharmacy curriculum. During the summer of 2016 the University of Graz (KFU), sponsored... Read More

GPR55 deficiency is associated with increased adiposity and impaired insulin signaling in peripheral metabolic tissues. (2018)
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LIPINA, C., WALSH, S.K., MITCHELL, S.E., SPEAKMAN, J.R., WAINWRIGHT, C.L. and HUNDAL, H.S. 2019. GPR55 deficiency is associated with increased adiposity and impaired insulin signaling in peripheral metabolic tissues. FASEB journal [online], 33(1), pages 1299-1312. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1096/fj.201800171R

Emerging evidence indicates that G-protein coupled receptor 55 (GPR55), a nonclassic receptor of the endocannabinoid system that is activated by L-α-lysophosphatidylinositol and various cannabinoid ligands, may regulate endocrine function and energy... Read More