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Preventive Home Visits for Mortality, Morbidity, and Institutionalization in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- E. Mayo-Wilson, Sean Grant, Jennifer K Burton, A. Parsons, K. Underhill, P. Montgomery
- PloS one
- 12 March 2014
Background Home visits for older adults aim to prevent cognitive and functional impairment, thus reducing institutionalization and mortality. Visitors may provide information, investigate untreated… Expand
Admissions processes for five year medical courses at English schools: review
Abstract Objective To describe the current methods used by English medical schools to identify prospective medical students for admission to the five year degree course. Design Review study including… Expand
Solitary confinement and risk of self-harm among jail inmates.
- F. Kaba, Andrea Lewis, +8 authors H. Venters
- American journal of public health
- 12 February 2014
OBJECTIVES We sought to better understand acts of self-harm among inmates in correctional institutions. METHODS We analyzed data from medical records on 244 699 incarcerations in the New York City… Expand
Brief opportunistic smoking cessation interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare advice to quit and offer of assistance.
AIMS This study aimed to assess the effects of opportunistic brief physician advice to stop smoking and offer of assistance on incidence of attempts to stop and quit success in smokers not selected… Expand
Nortriptyline plus nicotine replacement versus placebo plus nicotine replacement for smoking cessation: pragmatic randomised controlled trial
- P. Aveyard, C. Johnson, Sally C. Fillingham, A. Parsons, M. Murphy
- BMJ : British Medical Journal
- 27 April 2008
Objective To test the efficacy of nortriptyline plus nicotine replacement therapy compared with placebo plus nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation. Design Pragmatic randomised controlled… Expand
The effect of Transtheoretical Model based interventions on smoking cessation.
- P. Aveyard, L. Massey, A. Parsons, S. Manaseki, C. Griffin
- Social science & medicine
- 1 February 2009
The Transtheoretical Model (TTM) proposes that stage matching improves the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions, such as for smoking cessation. It also proposes that standard smoking… Expand
Home Visits for Prevention of Impairment and Death in Older Adults: A Systematic Review
This Campbell systematic review assesses the effectiveness of home visits in preventing impairment, institutionalization, and death in older adults, as well as identifying factors that may moderate… Expand
A Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate a Nurse-Led Programme of Support and Lifestyle Management for Patients Awaiting Cardiac Surgery: ‘Fit for Surgery: Fit for Life’ Study
- H. Goodman, A. Parsons, +5 authors M. Cowie
- European journal of cardiovascular nursing…
- 1 September 2008
Background: The ‘Fit For Surgery’ programme was based on previous studies suggesting improvement in risk factors contributing to coronary disease while patients wait for cardiac surgery. Aim: To… Expand
Injury surveillance in New York City jails.
To characterize injuries occurring in jails, we analyzed injury report forms from the New York City jail system. We abstracted data from 4695 injury report forms representing 3863 patients. Of the… Expand
Data-driven human rights: using the electronic health record to promote human rights in jail.
- Sarah Glowa-Kollisch, Kelly Paola Blanco Andrade, +7 authors Homer D. Venters
- Health and human rights
- 14 June 2014
The electronic health record (EHR) is a commonplace innovation designed to promote efficiency, quality, and continuity of health services. In the New York City jail system, we implemented an EHR… Expand