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Patients’ lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
BRINCAT, A., BONANNO, P.V., STEWART, D. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2019. Patients’ lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.06.020

Background: Antineoplastic medicines affect the patients’ physical and psychosocial well-being posing challenges for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. However, little is known about the patients’ lived experience with medicines (PLE... Read More

Effects of asymmetric flow within vaneless diffuser on the performance characteristics of the compressor stage of a turbocharger. (2019)
Journal Article
AHMED, N., ASIM, T. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Effects of asymmetric flow within vaneless diffuser on the performance characteristics of the compressor stage of a turbocharger. International journal of condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(2), pages 39-57. Available from: https://apscience.org/c...omadem/article/view/147

Modern engines use turbocharger that provides the extra boost to the engines and hence helps in downsizing. Turbochargers comprise of the turbine stage, bearing housing and the compressor stage. Compressor Stage helps in providing compressed air to t... Read More

Experimental investigations on a grate incinerator of L-shaped flame fuelled by rural solid waste. (2019)
Journal Article
LIU, X., ASIM, T., ZHU, G., ZHANG, Y. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Experimental investigations on a grate incinerator of L-shaped flame fuelled by rural solid waste. International journal of monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(2), pages 11-19. Available from: https://apscience.org/c...omadem/article/view/148

In this article, investigations on the structural parameters and aerodynamic characteristics of the furnace arches of a small scale L-shaped flame incinerator for the disposal of rural solid waste are carried out. A novel configuration of furnace arc... Read More

Design for additive manufacturing and its effect on the performance characteristics of a control valve trim. (2019)
Journal Article
SINGH, D., CHARLTON, M., ASIM, T. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Design for additive manufacturing and its effect on the performance characteristics of a control valve trim. International journal of monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(2), pages 59-67. Available from: https://apscience.org/c...omadem/article/view/145

Additive Manufacturing methods have been gaining popularity over the traditional manufacturing methods in the past three decades due to shorter product development cycles and reduced manufacturing costs. Selective Laser Melting is one of the most pop... Read More

Effects of blade tapering on the performance of vertical axis wind turbines analysed through advanced visualization techniques. (2019)
Journal Article
ZAHARIEV, M., ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Effects of blade tapering on the performance of vertical axis wind turbines analysed through advanced visualization techniques. International journal of monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(2), pages 69-74. Available from: https://apscience.org/c...omadem/article/view/146

Harnessing the wind energy effectively and efficiently, to fulfil the ever increasing energy demands, has long been an area of active research. This research study is aimed at exploring the blade design of a small-to-medium sized Savonius type Vertic... Read More

Book review: Brianna H Marshall (ed.), The complete guide to personal digital archiving. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. 2019. Book review: Brianna H Marshall (ed.), The complete guide to personal digital archiving. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619859780

The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving is a valuable addition to the growing range of publications focusing on the management of digital media. In addition to its US emphasis, what sets the work apart from other contributions to this emergi... Read More

Flow visualization within a ventricular inhaler device using open source CFD for performance enhancement. (2019)
Journal Article
AHMED, N., ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Flow visualization within a ventricular inhaler device using open source CFD for performance enhancement. International journal of monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(2), pages 21-26. Available from: https://apscience.org/c...omadem/article/view/142

A Ventricular Inhaler Device (VID) is used as a quick-relief medication for treating wheezing and shortness of breath. VID uses Albuterol (a bronchodilator) to relax muscles and open airways. The flow distribution of Albuterol within the VID is the p... Read More

Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. In Nash, A., Squires, C. and Willison, I. (eds.) The twentieth century and beyond. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 341-364. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489

In this chapter the author looks at the history of schoolbooks and textbook publishing. The nineteenth century saw a rise in the school book market in Britain due to the rise of formal schooling and public examinations. Although the 1870 Education an... Read More

Comparative analysis of BIM adoption efforts by developed countries as precedent for new adopter countries. (2019)
Journal Article
HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2019. Comparative analysis of BIM adoption efforts by developed countries as precedent for new adopter countries. Current journal of applied science and technology [online], 36(2), article number CJAST.49779. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/cjast/2019/v36i230224

Building information modelling (BIM) adoption is generally assessed through one of two main approaches: 1) statistical evaluation of survey responses from stakeholders operating within a country or market, and 2) the use of macro BIM-adoption models... Read More

Experimental investigation on micro milling of polyester/halloysite nano-clay nanocomposites. (2019)
Journal Article
FU, G., HUO, D., SHYHA, I., PANCHOLI, K. and SAHARUDIN, M.S. 2019. Experimental investigation on micro milling of polyester/halloysite nano-clay nanocomposites. Nanomaterials [online], 9(7), article number 917. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9070917

Efficient machining of the polyester nanocomposite components requires a better understanding of machinability characteristics of such material, which has become an urgent requirement for modern industrial production. In this research, the micro-mill... Read More

The evolution of European policies on investment arbitration. (2019)
Journal Article
KOTELNIKOV, A. and VOROPAEV, K. [2019]. The evolution of European policies on investment arbitration. Herald of the Euro-Asian law congress [online], (accepted).

Over the last two decades, the European Commission radically altered its attitude towards investment arbitration and became its fierce opponent. This article considers the history of this change, attempts to fathom the pragmatic thinking of the Europ... Read More

Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds. (2019)
Journal Article
MADDEN, A.M., MASHANOVA, A., AMIRABDOLLAHIAN, F., GHUMAN, S., MAKDA, M., COLLINSON, A., DEAN, F., HIRSZ, M., LENNIE, S., MAYNARD, M.J. and POWER, B. 2019. Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Clinical nutrition [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.06.007

Background and aims - When body height cannot be measured, it can be predicted from ulna length (UL). However, commonly used published prediction equations may not provide useful estimates in adults from all ethnicities. This study aimed to evaluate... Read More

Key stakeholders’ views on the potential implementation of pharmacist prescribing: a qualitative investigation. (2019)
Journal Article
JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., AWAISU, A., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D. 2019. Key stakeholders’ views on the potential implementation of pharmacist prescribing: a qualitative investigation. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.06.009

Background: An accumulation of international evidence demonstrates that pharmacist prescribing is effective, safe and well-accepted. While there is potential for such development in the Middle East, the majority of published studies are largely repor... Read More

Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. (2019)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2019. Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. British journal of politics and international relations [online], 21(3), pages 594-611. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119851385

This article argues that long-standing press portrayals of economic migrants as threats to Britain’s economic wellbeing underwent a marked turn immediately after the 2016 ‘Brexit’ referendum. Following an intense campaign during which most national n... Read More

Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children. (2019)
Journal Article
PAVLOVA, A.V., JEFFREY, J.E., BARR, R.J. and ASPDEN, R.M. 2019. Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children. Journal of anatomy [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13024

The intrauterine environment is known to influence foetal development and future health. Low birthweight has been linked to smaller vertebral canals in children and decreased adulthood spine bone mineral content. Perinatal factors affecting lumbar sp... Read More

In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. (2019)
Journal Article
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. [2019]. In the shadow of public opinion: the European Parliament, civil society organizations and the politicization of trilogues. Politics and governance [online], 7(3), (accepted).

This article examines the relations between the European Parliament (EP) and civil society organizations (CSOs) in the EU’s legislative process. It focuses specifically on legislative trilogues, an informal institution bringing together the represent... Read More

Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review. (2019)
Journal Article
ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2019. Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003747

Objective: The objective of this scoping review is to examine and map the range of vocational rehabilitation available for emergency services personnel. Introduction: Employee work absence due to illness and injury is an international burden. The eme... Read More

Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., CORSAR, D., MARTIN, K., WIJEKOON, A., ELYAN, E., COOPER, K., IBRAHIM, Z., CELIKTUTAN, O., DOBSON, R.J., ABD-ALHAMMED, R., QAHWAJI, R. and CHAUDHURI, R. 2019. Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. Presented at the 4th International workshop on knowledge discovery in healthcare data (KDH 2019), co-located with the 28th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-19), 10-11 August 2019, Macao, China. CEUR workshop proceedings. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], (accepted).

Despite the growing prevalence of multimorbidities, current digital self-management approaches still prioritise single conditions. The future of out-of-hospital care requires researchers to expand their horizons; integrated assistive technologies sho... Read More

Effectiveness of expiratory muscle strength training on expiratory strength, pulmonary function and cough in the adult population: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
TEMPLEMAN, L. and ROBERTS, F. 2019. Effectiveness of expiratory muscle strength training on expiratory strength, pulmonary function and cough in the adult population: a systematic review. Physiotherapy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2019.06.002

Background: Respiratory muscle strength declines in certain disease states, leading to impaired cough, reduced airway clearance and an increased risk of aspiration pneumonia. Respiratory muscle training may therefore reduce this risk. Objectives: To... Read More

Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. (2019)
Journal Article
ALCALDE, J., HEINEMANN, N., MABON, L., WORDEN, R.H., DE CONINCK, H., ROBERTSON, H., MAVER, M., GHANBARI, S., SWENNENHUIS, F., MANN, I., WALKER, T., GOMERSAL, S., BOND, C.E., ALLEN, M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., JAMES, A., MACKAY, E.J., BROWNSORT, P.A., FAULKNER, D.R. and MURPHY, S. 2019. Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. Journal of cleaner production [online], 233, pages 963-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087

Research to date has identified cost and lack of support from stakeholders as two key barriers to the development of a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of effectively mitigating climate change. This paper responds to... Read More