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Understanding high and low patient experience scores in primary care: analysis of patients' survey data for general practices and individual doctors.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the extent to which practice level scores mask variation in individual performance between doctors within a practice. DESIGN: Analysis of postal survey of patients' experience of face-to-face ...
Effectiveness of a motivational interviewing intervention on weight loss, physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk factors: a randomised controlled trial with a 12-month post-intervention follow-up.
BACKGROUND: Intensive diet and physical activity interventions have been found to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, but are resource intensive. The American Heart Association recently recommended motivational ...
Debt Counselling for Depression in Primary Care: an adaptive randomised controlled pilot trial (DeCoDer study).
BACKGROUND: Depression and debt are common in the UK. Debt Counselling for Depression in Primary Care: an adaptive randomised controlled pilot trial (DeCoDer) aimed to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness ...
Promoting and maintaining physical activity in the transition to retirement: a systematic review of interventions for adults around retirement age.
It has been argued that transition points in life, such as the approach towards, and early years of retirement present key opportunities for interventions to improve the health of the population. Research has also highlighted ...
Patients' views of physical activity as treatment for depression: a qualitative study.
BACKGROUND: Clinical guidance recommends physical activity to manage patients with persistent subthreshold depressive symptoms or mild-to-moderate depression. However, little is known regarding the acceptability of physical ...
A genome-wide association study identifies protein quantitative trait loci (pQTLs).
There is considerable evidence that human genetic variation influences gene expression. Genome-wide studies have revealed that mRNA levels are associated with genetic variation in or close to the gene coding for those mRNA ...
Phase 1b study of tirabrutinib in combination with idelalisib or entospletinib in previously treated B-cell lymphoma.
(Springer Nature [academic journals on nature.com], 2021-07)
Enhanced visual statistical learning in adults with autism.
OBJECTIVE: Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often characterized as having social engagement and language deficiencies, but a sparing of visuospatial processing and short-term memory (STM), with some ...
The effect of normobaric hypoxic exposure on coagulation as measured by thromboelastography.
INTRODUCTION: The physiological impact of hypoxia on coagulation has significant importance in the clinical setting, but it is not yet fully understood. Various static methods exist to investigate the process of coagulation, ...
Using online adverts to increase the uptake of cervical screening amongst "real Eastenders": an opportunistic controlled trial.
BACKGROUND: Cervical screening uptake has increased as a result of occurrences of cervical cancer in TV 'soap operas' and in real life celebrities such as Jade Goody. Media analysis at the time of Jade Goody's death suggested ...