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‘To be accepted as normal’: Public understanding and misconceptions concerning survivors of brain injury
Primary objective: To determine the views held by the general public in Northern Ireland towards survivors of brain injury. Research design: Qualitative semi-structured interviews. Methods andExpand
Is it worth it? Patient and public views on the impact of their involvement in health research and its assessment: a UK‐based qualitative interview study
There are mounting calls for robust, critical evaluation of the impact of patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research. However, questions remain about how to assess its impact, andExpand
Understanding the impact of delegated home visiting services accessed via general practice by community-dwelling patients: a realist review protocol
Introduction In western countries, early visiting services (EVS) have been proposed as a recent intervention to reduce both general practitioner workload and hospital admissions among houseboundExpand
Cognitive and behavioural strategies for self‐directed weight loss: systematic review of qualitative studies*
We conducted a systematic review of qualitative studies to examine the strategies people employ as part of self‐directed weight loss attempts, map these to an existing behaviour change taxonomy andExpand
Supporting social prescribing in primary care by linking people to local assets: a realist review
Background Social prescribing is a way of addressing the ‘non-medical’ needs (e.g. loneliness, debt, housing problems) that can affect people’s health and well-being. Connector schemes (e.g.Expand
The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797-1840
Introduction Patterns of organization Domesticity and organizational work Portraits of women organizers Politics Economies Conclusion.
The power of symbolic capital in patient and public involvement in health research
Policy‐makers and health research funders increasingly require researchers to demonstrate that they have involved patients in the design and conduct of research. However, the extent to which patientsExpand
Experiences of Self-Monitoring in Self-Directed Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenance: Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies
The experience and role of self-monitoring in self-directed weight loss attempts may be distinctly different from that within formal interventions, and has yet to be fully explored. We systematicallyExpand
Critical appraisal of qualitative research: necessity, partialities and the issue of bias
Qualitative evidence allows researchers to analyse human experience and provides useful exploratory insights into experiential matters and meaning, often explaining the ‘how’ and ‘why’. As we haveExpand
Harnessing patient feedback data: A challenge for policy and service improvement
Online feedback from patients about their experiences of health services is increasing and likely to accelerate in the coming years.[1][1],[2][2] In other sectors, such as retail and travel,Expand