Helen Stringer

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BACKGROUND With current policy in healthcare research, in the United Kingdom and internationally, focused on development of research excellence in individuals and teams, building capacity for implementation and translation of research is paramount among the professionals who use that research in daily practice. The judicious use of research outcomes and(More)
A 34-year-old man presented with fever, weight loss, paresthesia, abdominal pain, and hypertension. He had hepatitis B antigenemia, with negative antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, antinuclear antibody, and antiglomerular basement membrane serology results. Renal arteriography showed multiple intrarenal microaneurysms. In spite of therapy with antiviral(More)
This study examined the diagnostic accuracy of selected language sample measures (LSMs) with Persian-speaking children. A pre-accuracy study followed by phase I and II studies are reported. Twenty-four Persian-speaking children, aged 42 to 54 months, with primary language impairment (PLI) were compared to 27 age-matched children without PLI on a set of(More)
Forty-six patients with herpes zoster were randomised into two groups treated with DMSO alone and 5 percent IDU in DMSO, provided that treatment started within 48 hours of the appearance of a rash. In the IDU group the interval before pain improved was significantly shorter than in the control DMSO group, and significantly fewer new vesicles developed at(More)
We present Speeching, a mobile application that uses crowdsourcing to support the self-monitoring and management of speech and voice issues for people with Parkinson's (PwP). The application allows participants to audio record short voice tasks, which are then rated and assessed by crowd workers. Speeching then feeds these results back to provide users with(More)