Julie Lorraine Darbyshire

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BACKGROUND Trial research has predominantly focused on patient and staff understandings of trial concepts and/or motivations for taking part, rather than why treatment recommendations may or may not be followed during trial delivery. This study sought to understand why there was limited attainment of the glycaemic target (HbA(1c) ≤6.5%) among patients who(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) suffer from sleep deprivation arising from nursing interventions and ambient noise. This may exacerbate confusion and ICU-related delirium. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that average hospital sound levels should not exceed 35 dB with a maximum of 40 dB overnight. We monitored five ICUs to(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the most appropriate format for results dissemination to maximise understanding of trial results. DESIGN Qualitative. SETTING Of the original 58 4-T trial centres, 34 agreed to take part in this ancillary research. PARTICIPANTS All participants from these centres were eligible. All 343 participants were sent questionnaires. (More)
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