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A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs (2020)
Journal Article
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Stuart, S., Sherlock, A., Quigley, J., & Purves, D. (2020). A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs. Journal of Mechanical Design, 142(10), https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4046435

Many companies offer a range of related products that are constructed using similar components and processes. This enables them to meet customer expectations of product variety while minimising the overheads (e.g. development and manufacturing costs)... Read More about A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index for Engineering Designs.

Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2019). Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review. Critical Care Explorations, 1(4), Article e0005. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCE.0000000000000005

Objective To identify actionable processes of care, quality indicators, or performance measures and their evidence base relevant to patients with persistent or chronic critical illness and their family members including themes relating to patient/fa... Read More about Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review..

Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Wylie, G., Torrens, C., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Gordon, A. L., Menz, H. B., …Morris, J. (2019). Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and ageing, 48(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy189

Background foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. Podiatrists diagnose and treat a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower limbs. However, the effectiveness of podiatry interventions to prevent fall... Read More about Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Maclachlan, R., Wodehouse, A., & Vasantha, G. (2018). A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects. In Design Education: Diversity or Conformity? Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE18)

This paper presents a new philosophy for patent use in student design projects; patents are more valuable when viewed as creative and learning resources rather than as a list of prior art to be considered for infringement. A practical approach to pat... Read More about A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects.

A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Vasantha, G., Sherlock, A., Corney, J., & Quigley, J. (2018). A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index. In ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference

The benefits of being able to create a number of product variations from a limited range of components, or sub-assemblies, are widely recognized. Indeed it is clear that companies who can effectively reuse elements of existing designs when creating n... Read More about A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index.

Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P. (2018, December). Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review. Poster presented at Intensive Care Society: State of the Art, 2018, London

Background Intensive care survivors suffer chronic and potentially life-changing physical, psychosocial and cognitive sequelae, and supporting recovery is an international priority. As survivors transition from the intensive care unit to home, their... Read More about Patients’ support needs during and after the critical illness event: a scoping review.

Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews (2018)
Journal Article
Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018). Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLOS ONE, 13(10), Article e0204890. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204890

Background The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behaviour, but it is unclear for whom it is most beneficial. This overview aims... Read More about Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews.

Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. (2018)
Exhibition / Performance
Ramsay, P. Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. 2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018. (Unpublished)

We held a public engagement event at the Thistle Foundation in Edinburgh; our aim was to showcase the positive ways in which patients used creative activities (e.g. poetry, music, creative writing) and volunteering to help their recovery after Intens... Read More about Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity..

Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Lloyd, M., Skelton, D. A., Mead, G. E., Williams, B., & van Wijck, F. (2018). Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Brain and Behavior, 8(7), https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1000

Introduction Physical fitness training after stroke is recommended in guidelines across the world, but evidence pertains mainly to ambulatory stroke survivors. Non-ambulatory stroke survivors (FAC score ≤2) are at increased risk of recurrent strok... Read More about Physical fitness interventions for nonambulatory stroke survivors: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis.

Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. (2018)
Journal Article
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Petrie, D., Jones, C., …Achison, M. (2018). Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. Addiction, https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14229

Aims To test the effectiveness of a theoretically-based text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among socially disadvantaged men. Design A multi-centre parallel group, pragmatic, individually randomised controlled trial. Setting Commu... Read More about Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men..

Unplanned early hospital readmission among critical care survivors: a mixed methods study of patients and carers (2018)
Journal Article
Donaghy, E., Salisbury, L., Lone, N. I., Lee, R., Ramsey, P., Rattray, J. E., & Walsh, T. S. (2018). Unplanned early hospital readmission among critical care survivors: a mixed methods study of patients and carers. BMJ Quality & Safety, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007513

Background Many intensive care (ICU) survivors experience early unplanned hospital readmission, but the reasons and potential prevention strategies are poorly understood. We aimed to understand contributors to readmissions from the patient/carer pe... Read More about Unplanned early hospital readmission among critical care survivors: a mixed methods study of patients and carers.

Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study (2018)
Journal Article
Lone, N. I., Lee, R., Salisbury, L., Donaghy, E., Ramsay, P., Rattray, J., & Walsh, T. S. (2019). Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study. Thorax, 75(11), 1046-1054. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210822

Background Intensive care unit survivors experience high levels of morbidity after hospital discharge and are at high risk of unplanned hospital readmission. Identifying those at highest-risk before hospital discharge may allow targeting of novel ri... Read More about Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study.

Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, P., McLaren, J., Smith, P., Rodgers, S., & Bateman, A. (2018, March). Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation. Poster presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP

Home-based mechanical ventilation is a successful intervention for people with neuromuscular induced respiratory insufficiency. These people live with a high degree of disability, requiring care from nurses and others, and also the support of a vari... Read More about Patient and carer experiences of Home Mechanical Ventilation.

Realising the affective potential of patents: a new model of database interpretation for user-centred design (2018)
Journal Article
Wodehouse, A., Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Jagadeesan, A., & MacLachlan, R. (2018). Realising the affective potential of patents: a new model of database interpretation for user-centred design. Journal of Engineering Design, 29(8-9), 484-511. https://doi.org/10.1080/09544828.2018.1448056

This research sets out a new interpretation of the patent database using affective design parameters. While this resource contains a vast quantity of technical information, its extraction and use in practical design settings is extremely challenging.... Read More about Realising the affective potential of patents: a new model of database interpretation for user-centred design.

criticalcarerecovery.com-an e-health resource to support recovery among patients & families (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Ramsay, P., Hope, D., Donaghy, E., & Walsh, T. (2018). criticalcarerecovery.com-an e-health resource to support recovery among patients & families. In 5th European Conference on Weaning and Rehabilitation After Critical Illness: Conference Handbook

No abstract available. http://www.guysandstthomasevents.co.uk/european-conference-on-weaning-and-rehabilitation-2017-presentations/