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The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review. (2024)
Journal Article
CAMERON, T., ALLAN, K. and COOPER, K. [2024]. The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review. Journal of human nutrition and dietetics [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.13324

The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate diet. It can be used as a medical treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency. The aim... Read More about The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review..

Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. (2024)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., DUNCAN, E., HART-WINKS, E., COWIE, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T., ALEXANDER, L., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2024. Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. BMJ open [online], 14(5), e082830. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-082830

The objective of this study was to explore the experience of accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation from the perspectives of people with Long COVID and General Practitioners (GPs). The research took the form of a qualitative descriptive study,... Read More about Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study..

Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources. (2024)
Journal Article
ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., PETERS, M.D.J., TRICCO, A.C., KHALIL, H., EVANS, C., MUNN, Z., PIEPER, D., GODFREY, C.M., MCINERNEY, P. and POLLOCK, D. 2024. Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources. Journal of clinical epidemiology [online], 170, article number 111343. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111343

Scoping reviews can identify a large number of evidence sources. This commentary describes and provides guidance on planning, conducting, and reporting large scoping reviews. This guidance is informed by experts in scoping review methodology, includi... Read More about Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources..

Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study. (2023)
Journal Article
DUNCAN, E., ALEXANDER, L., COWIE, J., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J.H., MOSS, R., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T. and COOPER, K. 2023. Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study. BMJ open [online], 13(12), article number e078740. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-078740

This study aimed to explore the perceptions and experiences of barriers and facilitators to accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation. We used a qualitative descriptive design over two rounds of data collection with three participant groups: (1)... Read More about Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study..

Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. [Preprint] (2023)
Working Paper
COOPER, K., DUNCAN, E., HART-WINKS, E., COWIE, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T., ALEXANDER, L., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish General Practitioners and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. medRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.11.06.23298096

The objective of this study was to explore the experience of accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation from the perspectives of people with Long COVID and General Practitioners (GPs). This was a qualitative descriptive study, employing one-to-one... Read More about Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. [Preprint].

Exploring stakeholders' perceptions of peer support for adults with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. (2023)
Thesis
ARNOTT, R.E. 2023. Exploring stakeholders' perceptions of peer support for adults with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. Robert Gordon University, DPT thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270680

Peer support interventions could play a pivotal role in the management of chronic pain, yet there has not been a study to assess the preferences of adults with chronic pain or healthcare professionals regarding intervention components. Critical gaps... Read More about Exploring stakeholders' perceptions of peer support for adults with chronic pain: a mixed methods study..

Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a mixed-methods evidence synthesis exploring feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness. (2023)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L., BRANDIEC, D., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., GREIG, L., HARRISON, I., MACLEAN, C., MITCHELL, L., MORRISSEY, D., MOSS, R.A., PARKINSON, E., PAVLOVA, A.V., SHIM, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a mixed-methods evidence synthesis exploring feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness. Health technology assessment [online], 27(24). Available from: https://doi.org/10.3310/TFWS2748

Tendons are cords of strong, flexible tissue that attach muscles to bones, allowing joints to move. Tendinopathy is a common condition that can affect any tendon in the body, causing pain and limiting function. Exercise is often used to treat tendino... Read More about Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a mixed-methods evidence synthesis exploring feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness..

Exploring the use of lung ultrasonography to access cardiac surgery patients: a scoping review. (2023)
Journal Article
FARRELL, C., COOPER, K., HAYWARD, S. and WALKER, C. 2024. Exploring the use of lung ultrasonography to assess cardiac surgery patients: a scoping review. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography [online], 40(1), pages 79-99. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/87564793231198521

Lung ultrasound (LUS) is a safe, quick, and portable diagnostic tool which can accurately detect respiratory complications post-surgery without radiation. The aim of this scoping review was to map the evidence base regarding the use of LUS within the... Read More about Exploring the use of lung ultrasonography to access cardiac surgery patients: a scoping review..

Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study. (2023)
Thesis
JONES, J.C. 2023. Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270864

The benefits of physical activity (PA) for people with Parkinson's are widely acknowledged. To date, research has focussed on the effectiveness of PA interventions, with limited research exploring the optimum means of supporting people living with Pa... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study..

Perceptions and experiences of different Long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with Long COVID and healthcare professionals. (2023)
Working Paper
DUNCAN, E., ALEXANDER, L., COWIE, J., MORRIS, J., MOSS, R., PRESTON, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T. and COOPER, K. 2023. Perceptions and experiences of different Long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with Long COVID and healthcare professionals. MedRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.08.23.23293876

To explore the perceptions and experiences of barriers and facilitators to accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation. We used a qualitative descriptive design over two rounds of data collection with three participant groups: i) people with experi... Read More about Perceptions and experiences of different Long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with Long COVID and healthcare professionals..