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The impact of psychological factors on recovery from injury: A multicentre cohort study
PURPOSE: Unintentional injuries have a significant long-term health impact in working age adults. Depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are common post-injury, but their impact on self-reported recovery ...
Potential variables affecting the quality of animal studies regarding pathophysiology of traumatic spinal cord injuries
STUDY DESIGN: This is a Delphi study.
Modifiable risk factors for scald injury in children under 5 years of age: A multi-centre case-control study
OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between a range of modifiable risk factors and medically attended scalds in children under the age of 5 years. METHODS: Multicentre matched case-control study in acute hospitals, ...
Keeping children safe at home: Protocol for three matched case-control studies of modifiable risk factors for falls
Background Childhood falls result in considerable morbidity, mortality and health service use. Despite this, little evidence exists on protective factors or effective falls prevention interventions in young children. ...
Improved healing rates for simple venous leg ulcers in the community setting
Background: The need for improvements in leg ulcer management has finally been recognised, following Guest et al (2015) Burden of wounds study and the launch of the new best practice statement from Wounds UK. The study ...
Understanding and meeting information needs following unintentional injury: Comparing the accounts of patients, carers and service providers
Objective: To explore information needs of unintentional injury patients and their carers over time, across services, and how such needs are met from the perspectives of patients, carers and service providers.; Methods: ...
Improving patients' experience of dressing removal in practice
Repeated application/removal of adhesive dressings and tapes can cause skin stripping in and around wounds, resulting in pain, increased wound size, delayed healing, inflammation and increased risk of infection. Adhesive ...
The impact of injuries study. Multicentre study assessing physical, psychological, social and occupational functioning post injury - A protocol
Background: Large numbers of people are killed or severely injured following injuries each year and these injuries place a large burden on health care resources. The majority of the severely injured are not fully recovered ...
Thinking falls - taking action: A guide to action for falls prevention
Clinical guidelines and research papers help clinicians measure and understand the risk of falling in their older clients but very few provide the assessor with recommendations as to which intervention they can use to ...
Axonal degeneration and demyelination following traumatic spinal cord injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis
The pathophysiology of spinal cord injury (SCI) related processes of axonal degeneration and demyelination are poorly understood. The present systematic review and meta-analysis were performed such to establish quantitative ...