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Addressing social determinants of health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: urgent need to consider policy and practice in relation to pharmacy's contribution. (2022)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, S., JEBARA, T. and DOUGLAS, F. 2022. Addressing social determinants of health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: urgent need to consider policy and practice in relation to pharmacy's contribution. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 30(5), pages 401-403. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpp/riac072

World Health Organization reports highlight health inequalities and social determinants of health (SDoH), and the need for their consideration in strategic health plans. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated these issues and government imposed COV... Read More about Addressing social determinants of health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: urgent need to consider policy and practice in relation to pharmacy's contribution..

Numerical prediction of the effect of thermal plume of a standing human on the airborne aerosol flow in a room: assessment of the social distancing rule. (2022)
Journal Article
HOSSAIN, M., CHINENYE-KANU, N., FAISAL, N.H., PRATHURU, A., ASIM, T. and BANIK, S. [2022]. Numerical prediction of the effect of thermal plume of a standing human on the airborne aerosol flow in a room: assessment of the social distancing rule. Aerosol science and engineering [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s41810-022-00165-2

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to investigate the dispersion of droplet nuclei/aerosol which are produced during coughing and continuous talking in order to quantify the risk of infection due to airborne disease transmission. Methods: A three-d... Read More about Numerical prediction of the effect of thermal plume of a standing human on the airborne aerosol flow in a room: assessment of the social distancing rule..

No backstage: the relentless emotional management of acute nursing through the COVID-19 pandemic. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
GRANT, A., TORRANCE, N., O'BRIEN, R., DOUGLAS, F., BALDIE, D. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. No backstage: the relentless emotional management of acute nursing through the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented at the 2022 Annual conference of the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Study Group (BSA MedSoc 2022), 14-16 September 2022, Lancaster, UK.

The COVID-19 pandemic disordered the routine delivery of health care. We explored nurses' experiences of working in COVID and non-COVID facing roles, focusing on staff in the acute sector of one Scottish health board. The study covered the period bet... Read More about No backstage: the relentless emotional management of acute nursing through the COVID-19 pandemic..

Living with long COVID: the problem of lack of legitimation. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
MACIVER, E., ADAMS, N.N., KENNEDY, C., DOUGLAS, F., SKÅTUN, D., HERNANDEZ SANTIAGO, V., TORRANCE, N. and GRANT, A. 2022. Living with long COVID: the problem of lack of legitimation. Presented at the 2022 Annual conference of the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Study Group (BSA MedSoc 2022), 14-16 September 2022, Lancaster, UK.

The notion of the "sick role" (Parsons, 1951), where affected individuals are exempt from certain normative expectations and responsibilities (e.g. work) in line with societal judgements, rests heavily on the 'legitimation' of illness, principally th... Read More about Living with long COVID: the problem of lack of legitimation..

The GP can't help me, there's no point bothering them: exploring the complex healthcare journeys of NHS workers in Scotland suffering from long COVID: a longitudinal study. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ADAMS, N.N., MACIVER, E., KENNEDY, C., DOUGLAS, F., SKÅTUN, D., HERNANDEZ SANTIAGO, V., KYDD, A., TORRANCE, N. and GRANT, A. 2022. The GP can't help me, there's no point bothering them: exploring the complex healthcare journeys of NHS workers in Scotland suffering from long COVID: a longitudinal study. Presented at the 2022 Annual conference of the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Study Group (BSA MedSoc 2022), 14-16 September 2022, Lancaster, UK.

Globally, Long COVID (LC) affects around 40% of people infected with COVID-19 (Chen et al, 2022). Despite high prevalence, symptoms are variable, and no clear healthcare pathway models exist for diagnosis and treatment. The Candidacy Framework descri... Read More about The GP can't help me, there's no point bothering them: exploring the complex healthcare journeys of NHS workers in Scotland suffering from long COVID: a longitudinal study..

The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in hospitals: an exploration informed by the consolidated framework for implementation research. (2022)
Journal Article
HASHAD, N., STEWART, D., PERUMAL, D., ABDULRAZZAQ, N. and TONNA, A.P. [2022]. The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in hospitals: an exploration informed by the consolidated framework for implementation research. Journal of hospital infection [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2022.08.005

Introduction and objectives: The disruption of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs) caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been recognized but not explored in depth. This study used a theoretical, qualitative approach to understand... Read More about The impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in hospitals: an exploration informed by the consolidated framework for implementation research..

Understanding teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care: a systematic review of reviews. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
SCHILLING, S., ARMAOU, M., MORRISON, Z., CARDING, P., BRICKNELL, M. and CONNELLY, V. 2022. Understanding teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care: a systematic review of reviews. [Dataset] PLoS ONE [online], 17(8), article e0272942. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272942#sec031

This systematic review of reviews examines the current evidence base for successful teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care settings, by assessing systematic reviews of empirical studies to inform future deplo... Read More about Understanding teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care: a systematic review of reviews. [Dataset].

Understanding teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care: a systematic review of reviews. (2022)
Journal Article
SCHILLING, S., ARMAOU, M., MORRISON, Z., CARDING, P., BRICKNELL, M. and CONNELLY, V. 2022. Understanding teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care: a systematic review of reviews. PLoS One [online], 17(8), article e0272942. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272942

The rapid increase of acute and intensive care capacities in hospitals needed during the response to COVID-19 created an urgent demand for skilled healthcare staff across the globe. To upscale capacity, many hospitals chose to increase their teams in... Read More about Understanding teamwork in rapidly deployed interprofessional teams in intensive and acute care: a systematic review of reviews..

Social work in Brazil in the vortex of three crises: pandemic, social and political. (2022)
Journal Article
GARCIA, M.L.T., SPOLANDER, G. and DA SILVA BARBOSA, R. [2022]. Social work in Brazil in the vortex of three crises: pandemic, social and political. British journal of social work [online], Advanced articles, bcac129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcac129

Social work in Brazil advocates a radical and critical model of social work theorisation and practice. This article explores the Brazilian theoretical and practice model, identifying the profession as being in a vortex of COVID-19, increasing state e... Read More about Social work in Brazil in the vortex of three crises: pandemic, social and political..

A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
ARMITT, L., COWMAN, K. and PEDERSEN, S. 2022. A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. Women's history today [online], Summer 2022. Available from: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-today-summer-2022/

Our eighteen-month project, "A [Socially Isolated] Room of One's Own: Women Writing Lockdown", is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It involves collecting, capturing, archiving and evaluating a variety of written responses by women... Read More about A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown..

Prevention and early treatment of the long-term physical effects of COVID-19 in adults: design of a randomised controlled trial of resistance exercise—CISCO-21. (2022)
Journal Article
MORROW, A., GRAY, S.R., BAYES, H.K. et al. 2022. Prevention and early treatment of the long-term physical effects of COVID-19 in adults: design of a randomised controlled trial of resistance exercise—CISCO-21. Trials [online], 23, article number 660. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06632-y

Background: Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection causes persistent health problems such as breathlessness, chest pain and fatigue, and therapies for the prevention and early treatment of post-COVID-19 syndromes are needed. Accordingly, we are... Read More about Prevention and early treatment of the long-term physical effects of COVID-19 in adults: design of a randomised controlled trial of resistance exercise—CISCO-21..

Deep learning models for the diagnosis and screening of COVID-19: a systematic review. (2022)
Journal Article
SIDDIQUI, S., ARIFEEN, M.A., HOPGOOD, A., GOOD, A., GEGOV, A., HOSSAIN, E., RAHMAN, W., HOSSAIN, S., AL JANNAT, S., FERDOUS, R. and MASUM, S. 2022. Deep learning models for the diagnosis and screening of COVID-19: a systematic review. SN computer science [online], 3(5), article 397. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42979-022-01326-3

COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, has been declared as a global pandemic by WHO. Early diagnosis of COVID-19 patients may reduce the impact of coronavirus using modern computational methods like deep learning. Various deep learning models based on CT a... Read More about Deep learning models for the diagnosis and screening of COVID-19: a systematic review..

The radiography students' perspective of the impact of COVID-19 on education and training internationally: a across sectional survey of the UK Devolved Nations (UKDN) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). (2022)
Journal Article
ELSHAMI, W., ABUZAID, M.M., MCCONNELL, J., STEWART, S., FLOYD, M., HUGHES, D., MCCLINTICK, C., ECKLOFF, K., LEISHMAN, L. and MCFADDEN, S. 2022. The radiography students' perspective of the impact of COVID-19 on education and training internationally: a across sectional survey of the UK Devolved Nations (UKDN) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Radiography [online], 28(Supplement 1), pages S50-S58). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2022.07.009

Introduction: The overnight change in hospital practice and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic raises the question whether undergraduate radiography students received an adequate clinical experience. Many students had their clinical placem... Read More about The radiography students' perspective of the impact of COVID-19 on education and training internationally: a across sectional survey of the UK Devolved Nations (UKDN) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)..

Physical activity and antibody persistence 6 months after the second dose of CoronaVac in immunocompromised patients. (2022)
Journal Article
GUALANO, B., LEMES, Í.R., PIRES DA SILVA, R. et al. 2022. Physical activity and antibody persistence 6 months after the second dose of CoronaVac in immunocompromised patients. Scandinavian journal of medicine and science in sports [online], 32(10), pages 1510-1515. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14213

This prospective cohort study within an open-label, single-arm, phase 4 vaccination trial (clinicaltrials.gov #NCT04754698) aimed to investigate the association between physical activity and persistent anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies 6 months after two-do... Read More about Physical activity and antibody persistence 6 months after the second dose of CoronaVac in immunocompromised patients..

COVID-19, students and the new educational landscape. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
SIEGEL, A.A., ZARB, M., ANDERSON, E., CRANE, B., GAO, A., LATULIPE, C., LOVELLETTE, E., MCNEILL, F. and MEHARG, D. 2022. COVID-19, students and the new education landscape. In ITiCSE '22: proceedings of the 27th ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education 2022 (ITiCSE'22), 8-13 July 2022, Dublin, Ireland. New York: ACM [online], pages 574-575. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3502717.3532167

Students have experienced incredible shifts in the in their learning environments, brought about by the response of universities to the ever-changing public health mandates driven by waves and stages of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Initially,... Read More about COVID-19, students and the new educational landscape..

Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland’s public libraries in lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. and MESJAR, L. 2022. Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland's public libraries in lockdown. Journal of documentation [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-03-2022-0067

The research examined Scottish Public Libraries and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21. It focused particularly around the way that they helped to support community resilience and cohesion during periods of lockdown. The study conside... Read More about Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland’s public libraries in lockdown..

Lockdown in post-Brexit Britain: how did it feel for EU citizens? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
RUGGERONE, L. and HACKETT, C. 2022. Lockdown in post-Brexit Britain: how did it feel for EU citizens? Presented at the EU Nationals Study webinar on living in post-Brexit Britain during the pandemic, 13 June 2022, [virtual event].

This study (https://www.eunationalsstudy.com) examines the effects of the Coronavirus epidemic and Brexit on the emotional wellbeing of middle-aged European citizens who have transnational caring responsibilities in the UK and in Europe. This qualita... Read More about Lockdown in post-Brexit Britain: how did it feel for EU citizens?.

No place like home. [Exhibition] (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
No place like home. Exhibition held 5 June 2022, Fittie Community Hall, Aberdeen.

This exhibition featured artworks that were created as part of an RGU research project into the impact of Brexit on EU nationals living in the UK. The exhibition explored migration and diversity across Aberdeen and was held as part of the opening of... Read More about No place like home. [Exhibition].

Respiratory pandemics, urban planning and design: a multidisciplinary rapid review of the literature. (2022)
Journal Article
HARRIS, P., HARRIS-ROXAS, B., PRIOR, J., et al. 2022. Respiratory pandemics, urban planning and design: a multidisciplinary rapid review of the literature. Cities [online], 127, article 103767. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2022.103767

COVID-19 is the most recent respiratory pandemic to necessitate better knowledge about city planning and design. The complex connections between cities and pandemics, however challenge traditional approaches to reviewing literature. In this article w... Read More about Respiratory pandemics, urban planning and design: a multidisciplinary rapid review of the literature..

SC2Net: a novel segmentation-based classification network for detection of COVID-19 in chest X-ray images. (2022)
Journal Article
ZHAO, H., FANG, Z., REN, J., MACLELLAN, C., XIA, Y., SUN, M. and REN, K. 2022. SC2Net: a novel segmentation-based classification network for detection of COVID-19 in chest X-ray images. IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics [online], 26(8), pages 4032-4043. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2022.3177854

The pandemic of COVID-19 has become a global crisis in public health, which has led to a massive number of deaths and severe economic degradation. To suppress the spread of COVID-19, accurate diagnosis at an early stage is crucial. As the popularly u... Read More about SC2Net: a novel segmentation-based classification network for detection of COVID-19 in chest X-ray images..