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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 this… Expand
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 nursing… Expand
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
Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children.
- S. Ersser, F. Cowdell, +7 authors Alison Drury
- The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 7 January 2014
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 an… Expand
Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial.
- J. Alex, G. Laden, +6 authors S. Griffin
- The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
- 1 December 2005
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 this… Expand
Staying the course: factors influencing pre-registration nursing student progression into year 2: a retrospective cohort study.
- J. Wray, D. Barrett, J. Aspland, E. Gardiner
- International journal of nursing studies
- 1 November 2012
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
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.
- R. Sullivan, Y. Hoshida, +7 authors M. Atkins
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 12 December 2016
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 rate… Expand
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
Pre-operative serum vascular endothelial growth factor can select patients for adjuvant treatment after curative resection in colorectal cancer
- K. Chin, J. Greenman, E. Gardiner, H. Kumar, K. Topping, J. Monson
- British Journal of Cancer
- 22 November 2000
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
Risk factors for the onset of non-specific neck pain: a systematic review
- S. McLean, S. May, J. Klaber-Moffett, D. Sharp, E. Gardiner
- Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- 12 May 2010
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 the… Expand