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Barriers to treatment adherence in physiotherapy outpatient clinics: A systematic review
Poor adherence to treatment can have negative effects on outcomes and healthcare cost. However, little is known about the barriers to treatment adherence within physiotherapy. The aim of thisExpand
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A longitudinal study of stress and psychological distress in nurses and nursing students.
AIM The aim of this study was to investigate how differences in life events and stress contribute to psychological distress in nurses and nursing students. BACKGROUND Stress is an issue for nursingExpand
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Gemcitabine versus gemcitabine plus dalteparin thromboprophylaxis in pancreatic cancer.
BACKGROUND Annualised figures show an up to 7-fold higher incidence of vascular thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer (APC) compared to other common malignancies.Expand
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Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children.
BACKGROUND Psychological and educational interventions have been used as an adjunct to conventional therapy for children with atopic eczema to enhance the effectiveness of topical therapy. This is anExpand
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Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial.
OBJECTIVE Animal studies have shown that pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen can induce central nervous system ischemic tolerance and also modulate the inflammatory response. We evaluated thisExpand
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Staying the course: factors influencing pre-registration nursing student progression into year 2: a retrospective cohort study.
AIMS/BACKGROUND The retention of student nurses continues to concern the education sector internationally. Evidence shows that individual factors are correlated with a high risk of attrition,Expand
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A single center experience with high-dose (HD) IL-2 treatment for patients with advanced melanoma and pilot investigation of a novel gene expression signature as a predictor of response.
9003 Background: HD IL-2 remains one of two FDA-approved therapies for the treatment of patients (pts) with advanced melanoma. Initial studies conducted 15-20 years ago reported 16% response rateExpand
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Staff factors associated with perception of behaviour as 'challenging' in residential and nursing homes
Three hundred and twenty-six staff, working in 14 residential and nursing homes across England, were asked to rate their 'ease of management' on 14 vignettes of challenging resident behaviour.Expand
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Pre-operative serum vascular endothelial growth factor can select patients for adjuvant treatment after curative resection in colorectal cancer
We aim to determine the clinical usefulness of pre-operative serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) as a predictor of outcome in patients undergoing curative resection for colorectal cancer.Expand
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Risk factors for the onset of non-specific neck pain: a systematic review
Objective Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder, but little is known about which individuals develop neck pain. This systematic review investigated factors that constitute a risk for theExpand
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