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Deborah Fitzsimmons
Swansea University
Quality of lifeCancerRandomized controlled trialPhysical therapyMedicine
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#1Nadina LincolnH-Index: 1
#2Lucy BradshawH-Index: 18
Last. Roshan das NairH-Index: 15
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#1Nadina B. Lincoln (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 3
#2Lucy Bradshaw (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 18
Last. Roshan das Nair (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 15
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Objective:To assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation for attention and memory problems in people with multiple sclerosis.Design:Multicentre, pragmatic, randomized con...
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#1Bernadette Sewell (Swansea University)H-Index: 6
#2M Jones (Swansea University)H-Index: 5
Last. Deborah Fitzsimmons (Swansea University)H-Index: 17
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Background A pilot rapid diagnosis centre (RDC) allows GPs within targeted clusters to refer adults with vague and/or non-specific symptoms suspicious of cancer, who do not meet criteria for referral under an urgent suspected cancer (USC) pathway, to a multidisciplinary RDC clinic where they are seen within 1 week. Aim To explore the cost-effectiveness of the RDC compared with standard clinical practice. Design and setting Cost-effectiveness modelling using routine data from Neath Port Talbot Ho...
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#1Nadina B. Lincoln (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 49
#2Lucy Bradshaw (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 18
Last. Roshan das Nair (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 15
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BACKGROUND People with multiple sclerosis have problems with memory and attention. The effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation has not been established.
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#1David C. Bosanquet (Aneurin Bevan University Health Board)H-Index: 8
#2Graeme K. Ambler (UoB: University of Bristol)H-Index: 12
Last. Christopher P. Twine (UoB: University of Bristol)H-Index: 7
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Objectives To determine the feasibility of undertaking a randomised controlled effectiveness trial evaluating the use of a perineural catheter (PNC) after major lower limb amputation with postoperative pain as the primary outcome. Design Randomised controlled feasibility trial. Setting Two vascular Centres in South Wales, UK. Participants 50 patients scheduled for major lower limb amputation (below or above knee) for complications of peripheral vascular disease. Interventions The treatment arm r...
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#1Helen Snooks (Swansea University)H-Index: 28
#2Kerry Bailey-Jones (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board)H-Index: 1
Last. Ian Russell (Swansea University)H-Index: 43
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Aim We evaluated the introduction of a predictive risk stratification model (PRISM) into primary care. Contemporaneously National Health Service (NHS) Wales introduced Quality and Outcomes Framework payments to general practices to focus care on those at highest risk of emergency admission to hospital. The aim of this study was to evaluate the costs and effects of introducing PRISM into primary care. Methods Randomised stepped wedge trial with 32 general practices in one Welsh health board. The ...
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#1Roshan das Nair (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 15
#2Lucy Bradshaw (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 18
Last. Nadina B. Lincoln (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 49
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Objective:To evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of a group-based memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injury.Design:Multicentre, pragmatic, observer-blinded, ra...
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#1Michael Coffey (Swansea University)H-Index: 16
#2Ben Hannigan (Cardiff University)H-Index: 22
Last. Deborah Fitzsimmons (Swansea University)H-Index: 17
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Purpose Mental health care is a complex system that includes social care organisations providing support for people with continuing needs. The relationship over time between decisional conflict, social support, quality of life and recovery outcomes across two time periods for people experiencing mental health problems in receipt of social care was investigated.
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#1Roshan das Nair (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 15
#2Lucy Bradshaw (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 18
Last. Nadina B. Lincoln (University of Nottingham)H-Index: 49
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