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Can diabetes prevention programmes be translated effectively into real-world settings and still deliver improved outcomes? A synthesis of evidence
Randomized trials provide evidence that intensive lifestyle interventions leading to dietary and physical activity change can delay or prevent Type 2 diabetes. Translational studies have assessed theExpand
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Using logic model methods in systematic review synthesis: describing complex pathways in referral management interventions
BackgroundThere is increasing interest in innovative methods to carry out systematic reviews of complex interventions. Theory-based approaches, such as logic models, have been suggested as a means ofExpand
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Operationalising ecosystem service assessment in Bayesian Belief Networks: experiences within the OpenNESS project
Nine Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) were developed within the OpenNESS project specifically for modelling ecosystem services for case study applications. The novelty of the method, its ability toExpand
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Practical application of spatial ecosystem service models to aid decision support
Highlights • A structured protocol for adapting a spatial ecosystem service model to local contexts is proposed.• Decision context, the final users and uses of maps should drive the way the spatialExpand
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A UK multi-centre pilot study of speech and swallowing outcomes following head and neck cancer.
Speech and swallowing are important components of health-related quality of life following head and neck cancer treatment. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the value of prospectiveExpand
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Procedure Volume and the Association with Short-term Mortality Following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in European Populations: A Systematic Review.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between the volume of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) procedures undertaken and the primary outcome of mortality in Europe. Previous systematic reviews of thisExpand
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Preventing the progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults at high risk: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of lifestyle, pharmacological and surgical interventions.
AIMS Individuals with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) have an increased risk of progression to Type 2 diabetes mellitus. The objective of this review was toExpand
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Where is the evidence for emergency planning: a scoping review
BackgroundRecent terrorist attacks and natural disasters have led to an increased awareness of the importance of emergency planning. However, the extent to which emergency planners can access or useExpand
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What are the barriers to primary prevention of type 2 diabetes in black and minority ethnic groups in the UK? A qualitative evidence synthesis.
BACKGROUND This review aimed to synthesise available qualitative evidence on barriers and facilitators to the implementation of community based lifestyle behaviour interventions to reduce the risk ofExpand
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Stakeholders’ perspectives on the operationalisation of the ecosystem service concept: Results from 27 case studies
The ecosystem service (ES) concept is becoming mainstream in policy and planning, but operational influence on practice is seldom reported. Here, we report the practitioners’ perspectives on theExpand
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