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Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol. (2019)
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ALEXANDER, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., STEPHEN, A., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S. and COOPER, K. 2019. Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 17(5), pages 667-674. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003844

Review objective/questions: The objective of this scoping review is to map the evidence relating to the reporting and evaluation of health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital in-patients. The following questions w... Read More about Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol..

What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? (2018)
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PATERSON, C., PRIMEAU, C., BOWKERM, M., JENSEN, B., MACLENNAN, S. and N'DOW, J. 2018. What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? A systematic review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42018102376. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018102376

Globally, cancer of the penis is an uncommon malignancy with reported incidence in Western countries of 1 per 100,000 in Europe. More recently, epidemiological data in United Kingdom (UK) has identified a 21% increase in cases of penile cancer incide... Read More about What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer?.

Integrated health and social care; exploring of the needs and experiences of service users and their families. (2018)
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HENDERSON, L., BAIN, H., ALLAN, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2018. Integrated health and social care; exploring of the needs and experiences of service users and their families. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42018085550. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018085550

Protocol for a review, aiming to address the following questions: 1) What are the perceptions of service users and their families in relation to their health and wellbeing needs? 2) What are the experiences of service users and their families who acc... Read More about Integrated health and social care; exploring of the needs and experiences of service users and their families..

Hormone replacement therapy and women's health: umbrella review of interventional and observational studies. (2017)
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LEE, S.H., NURMATOV, U., TALIBOV, M., HAWRYLOWICZ, C., CRITCHLEY, H., SHEIKH, A. and NWARU, B.I. 2017. Hormone replacement therapy and women's health: umbrella review of interventional and observational studies. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42017083412. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42017083412

This review aims to undertake an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational and interventional studies investigating the role of hormone replacement therapy in the primary and secondary prevention of multiple health and... Read More about Hormone replacement therapy and women's health: umbrella review of interventional and observational studies..

The experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, and their carers' / families' and healthcare professionals' experiences in relation to mental health service delivery. (2017)
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WELLS, J., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H. and LEE, S.H. 2017. The experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, and their carers' / families' and healthcare professionals' experiences in relation to mental health service delivery. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42017080576. Available from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42017080576

The aim of this review is to synthesise the evidence related to the experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, their carers' / families' and professionals' experiences in relation to mental health service delivery.

Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: protocol for an integrative review. (2017)
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O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H., O'SULLIVAN, M., CULLEN, W., KENNEDY, C. and MACFARLANE, A. 2015. Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: protocol for an integrative review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42015019362. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15124/CRD42015019362

The integrative review will analyse and synthesise quantitative and qualitative evidence using the Normalisation Process Theory (NPT) constructs in identifying team working to inform: Sense making (How primary care professionals make sense of team wo... Read More about Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: protocol for an integrative review..

To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema. (2017)
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KENNEDY, C. and LEE, S.H. 2017. To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema. Nursing network news [online], 23, pages 20-21. Available from: https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/member-resources/nursing-network-news

This is a summary of a Cochrane review of Ezzo J, Manheimer E, McNeely ML, Howell DM, Weiss R, Johansson KI, Bao T, Bily L, Tuppo CM, Williams AF, Karadibak D. Manual lymphatic drainage for lymphedema following breast cancer treatment. Cochrane Datab... Read More about To assess the efficacy and safety of manual lymphatic drainage in treating breast cancer related lymphoedema..

Interventions for preventing falls in people with multiple sclerosis. (2017)
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HAYES, S., KENNEDY, C., GALVIN, R., FINLAYSON, M., MCGUIGAN, C., WALSH, C.D. and COOTE, S. 2017. Interventions for preventing falls in people with multiple sclerosis. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], 2017(1), article number CD012475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012475

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The aim of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce the rate of falls in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Specific objectives include comparing the e... Read More about Interventions for preventing falls in people with multiple sclerosis..

Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol. (2016)
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TSATTALIOS, K., MACDUFF, C. and STEPHEN, A. 2016. Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42016035934. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016035934

The objective of this integrative review is to synthesise the best available evidence on (i) what and (ii) how theory has been implemented in the development of interventions aiding healthcare staff to prevent and control healthcareassociated infecti... Read More about Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol..

Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. (2016)
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LARSSON, M., LEE, S.H., WILDE-LARSSON, B., OLSSON, C., BJURESÄTER, K., HOV, R., GROV, E.K. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42016037839. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016037839

The aim of this integrative review is to explore the evidence base of family carers' preferences for support during end of life care in their own home. To investigate what preferences for support family carers have during end of life care in their ow... Read More about Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review..

The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2015)
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NURMATOV, U., PAGLIARI, C., LEE, S.H., GRANT, L., NWARU, B. and MUKHERJEE, M. 2014. The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42014008939. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15124/CRD42014008939

This review looks into the impact of interventions delivered via mobile information and communications technologies (mHealth) on: maternal health during the antenatal, intranatal and postnatal periods; foetal, neonatal and infant health up to one yea... Read More about The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2014)
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NURMATOV, U.B., LEE, S.H., NWARU, B.I., MUKHERJEE, M., GRANT, L. and PAGLIARI, C. 2014. The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Journal of global health [online], 4(1), article number 010407. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7189/jogh.04.010407

Introduction Rates of maternal, newborn and child (MNCH) mortality and morbidity are vastly greater in low- than in high-income countries and represent a major source of global health inequity. A host of systemic, economic, geopolitical and sociocult... Read More about The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. (2014)
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PERRY, A., COTTON, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2014. Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], 2014(5), article number CD011112. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011112

The primary objective of this review is to determine the effects of therapeutic exercises on oral swallowing, aspiration and adverse events, in people treated curatively for an advanced-stage (stage III, stage IV) squamous cell carcinoma of the head... Read More about Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers..

Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care. (2012)
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GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T., TREWEEK, S. and GUTHRIE, B. 2012. Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care. [Protocol]. Trials [online], 13, article number 154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-154

Background: Trials of complex interventions are criticized for being 'black box', so the UK Medical Research Council recommends carrying out a process evaluation to explain the trial findings. We believe it is good practice to pre-specify and publish... Read More about Study protocol of a mixed-methods evaluation of a cluster randomized trial to improve the safety of NSAID and antiplatelet prescribing: data-driven quality improvement in primary care..

A cluster randomised stepped wedge trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted information technology-based intervention in reducing high-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiplatelets in primary medical care: the DQ (2012)
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DREISCHULTE, T., GRANT, A., DONNAN, P., MCCOWAN, C., DAVEY, P., PETRIE, D., TREWEEK, S. and GUTHRIE, B. 2012. A cluster randomised stepped wedge trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted information technology-based intervention in reducing high-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiplatelets in primary medical care: the DQIP study protocol. [Protocol]. Implementation science [online], 7, article number 24. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-7-24

Background: High-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and antiplatelet agents accounts for a significant proportion of hospital admissions due to preventable adverse drug events. The recently completed PINCER trial has d... Read More about A cluster randomised stepped wedge trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted information technology-based intervention in reducing high-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiplatelets in primary medical care: the DQ.

Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. (2009)
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COX, M.K., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2009. Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], 2009(1), article number CD007609. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609

The purpose of this review is to investigate the correct positions for patients with MSCC and examine the effects of spinal bracing to relieve pain or vertebral collapse under physiological load, or both, in patients with MSCC.