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A systematic review and narrative synthesis of physical activity referral schemes’ components (2023)
Journal Article
Mino, E., Hanson, C., Naber, I., Weissenfels, A., McHale, S., Saftig, J., Klamroth, S., Gelius, P., Abu-Omar, K., Whiting, S., Wickramasinghe, K., Galea, G., Pfeifer, K., & Geidl, W. (2023). A systematic review and narrative synthesis of physical activity

Background: Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are complex multicomponent interventions that represent a promising healthcare-based concept for physical activity (PA) promotion. This systematic review and narrative synthesis aimed to identify... Read More about A systematic review and narrative synthesis of physical activity referral schemes’ components.

Completeness of intervention reporting in randomised trials of technology-enabled remote or hybrid exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: A systematic review using the TIDieR framework (2023)
Journal Article
McGrath, A., McHale, S., Hanson, C. L., McClelland, C., & Hamilton, D. F. (online). Completeness of intervention reporting in randomised trials of technology-enabled remote or hybrid exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: A systematic review using the TID

Background Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation improves clinical outcomes and quality of life. Technology-enabled delivery of remote cardiac rehabilitation is as effective in improving health outcomes as in-person delivery and has the potential... Read More about Completeness of intervention reporting in randomised trials of technology-enabled remote or hybrid exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: A systematic review using the TIDieR framework.

The Core Curriculum for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals (2023)
Journal Article
Neubeck, L., Ross, C., Jones, J., Simpson, M., Mindham, R., Jaarsma, T., Uchmanowicz, I., Hinterbuchner, L., & Astin, F. (2023). The Core Curriculum for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22(7), e62

This 2023 update of the Core Curriculum in Cardiovascular Nursing (2015) embraces the formation of the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals and reflects the diverse professional backgrounds of our members, including nurses,... Read More about The Core Curriculum for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals.

Online information for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivors and their families: a systematic appraisal of content and quality of websites (2024)
Journal Article
Weddell, J., Jawad, D., Buckley, T., Redfern, J., Mansur, Z., Elliott, N., Hanson, C., & Gallagher, R. (2024). Online information for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivors and their families: a systematic appraisal of content and quality

Background Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) survivors often seek information online. However, the quality and content of websites for SCAD survivors is uncertain. This review aimed to systematically identify and appraise websites for SC... Read More about Online information for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivors and their families: a systematic appraisal of content and quality of websites.

Understanding for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works: a realist review (2024)
Journal Article
Pearsons, A., Hanson, C., Hendriks, J. M., & Neubeck, L. (2024). Understanding for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works: a realist review. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 23(

Aims To understand for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works (or does not work). Methods and Results A realist review of integrated approaches to atrial fibrillation service d... Read More about Understanding for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works: a realist review.

What should all health professionals know about movement behaviour change? An international Delphi-based consensus statement (2023)
Journal Article
Alsop, T., Lehman, E., Brauer, S., Forbes, R., Hanson, C. L., Healy, G., Milton, K., Reid, H., Rosbergen, I., & Gomersall, S. (2023). What should all health professionals know about movement behaviour change? An international Delphi-based consensus statem

Background: The World Health Organization has called for action to integrate physical activity promotion into healthcare settings. There is a lack of consensus on the competencies required by health professionals to deliver effective movement behavio... Read More about What should all health professionals know about movement behaviour change? An international Delphi-based consensus statement.

General practitioners’ perceptions on opportunistic single-time point screening for atrial fibrillation: A European quantitative survey (2023)
Journal Article
Vermunicht, P., Grecu, M., Deharo, J., Buckley, C. M., Palà, E., Mairesse, G. H., Farkowski, M. M., Bergonti, M., Pürerfellner, H., Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Freedman, B., Witt, H., Hills, M. T., Lund, J., Giskes, K., Engler, D., Schnabel, R. B., Heid

Background: There is no clear guidance on how to implement opportunistic atrial fibrillation (AF) screening in daily clinical practice. Objectives: This study evaluated the perception of general practitioners (GPs) about value and practicalities of i... Read More about General practitioners’ perceptions on opportunistic single-time point screening for atrial fibrillation: A European quantitative survey.

The effect of a game-based mobile app “MyHeartMate” to promote lifestyle change in coronary disease patients: a randomised controlled trial (2022)
Journal Article
Gallagher, R., Chow, C. K., Parker, H., Neubeck, L., Celermajer, D., Redfern, J., …Figtree, G. (2023). The effect of a game-based mobile app “MyHeartMate” to promote lifestyle change in coronary disease patients: a randomised controlled trial. Europ

Aims Secondary prevention reduces coronary heart disease (CHD) progression. Traditional prevention programs including cardiac rehabilitation are under-accessed, which smartphone apps may overcome. To evaluate the effect of a game-based mobile app in... Read More about The effect of a game-based mobile app “MyHeartMate” to promote lifestyle change in coronary disease patients: a randomised controlled trial.

Electrocardiogram interpretation competency among emergency nurses and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel: A cross‐sectional and comparative descriptive study (2021)
Journal Article
Rahimpour, M., Shahbazi, S., Ghafourifard, M., Gilani, N., & Breen, C. (2021). Electrocardiogram interpretation competency among emergency nurses and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel: A cross‐sectional and comparative descriptive study. Nursing

Aims The aim of this research study was to compare electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation competency among emergency nurses and EMS personnel. Design A cross-sectional comparative descriptive study design was used. Methods This study recruit... Read More about Electrocardiogram interpretation competency among emergency nurses and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel: A cross‐sectional and comparative descriptive study.

ATP and prevention pacing to reduce AF burden in pacemaker patients (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
McMahon, L., & Breen, C. (2020, September). ATP and prevention pacing to reduce AF burden in pacemaker patients. Poster presented at Heart Rhythm Congress, Manchester, UK [online]

Background/Objectives: Pacemakers detect subclinical atrial fibrillation that may be a predictor of risk of stroke. Evidence for the efficacy of algorithms for prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation is controversial. The aim is to systematic... Read More about ATP and prevention pacing to reduce AF burden in pacemaker patients.

ECG interpretation skill acquisition: A review of learning, teaching and assessment (2019)
Journal Article
Breen, C., Kelly, G., & Kernohan, W. (2022). ECG interpretation skill acquisition: A review of learning, teaching and assessment. Journal of Electrocardiology, 73, 125-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2019.03.010

The recording of 12 lead electrocardiograms (ECG) is one of the most useful and commonly performed medical procedures. ECGs are used in diagnosis, risk-stratification management decision-making, and assessment in response to therapy. The correct inte... Read More about ECG interpretation skill acquisition: A review of learning, teaching and assessment.

A clinical decision support tool to assist with the interpretation of the 12-lead electrocardiogram (2017)
Journal Article
Breen, C., Bond, R., & Finlay, D. (2019). A clinical decision support tool to assist with the interpretation of the 12-lead electrocardiogram. Health Informatics Journal, 25(1), 51-61. https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458216683534

This article reports the design and testing of a novel interactive method, abbreviated to ANALYSE (systemAtic aNALYsiS of Electrocardiography) to assist interpretation of 12-lead electrocardiogram. 15 participants interpreted a total of 150 12-lead e... Read More about A clinical decision support tool to assist with the interpretation of the 12-lead electrocardiogram.

The Evaluation of a smartphone application to assist in novice 12 lead ECG interpretation performance (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Breen, C. (2019, March). The Evaluation of a smartphone application to assist in novice 12 lead ECG interpretation performance. Presented at Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2019), Dublin

Introduction: The recording of 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) is one of the most useful and commonly performed medical procedures. Interpretation of the 12-lead ECG involves analysing several waveforms (P, QRS, ST and T waves) which permits the de... Read More about The Evaluation of a smartphone application to assist in novice 12 lead ECG interpretation performance.

A computer-human interaction model to improve the diagnostic accuracy and clinical decision-making during 12-lead electrocardiogram interpretation (2016)
Journal Article
Cairns, A. W., Bond, R. R., Finlay, D. D., Breen, C., Guldenring, D., Gaffney, R., …Henn, P. (2016). A computer-human interaction model to improve the diagnostic accuracy and clinical decision-making during 12-lead electrocardiogram interpretation. Jour

Introduction The 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) presents a plethora of information and demands extensive knowledge and a high cognitive workload to interpret. Whilst the ECG is an important clinical tool, it is frequently incorrectly interpreted. E... Read More about A computer-human interaction model to improve the diagnostic accuracy and clinical decision-making during 12-lead electrocardiogram interpretation.

A novel human-computer interface creating a framework for the cognitive ergonomics of ECG interpretation (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cairns, A., Bond, R. R., Finlay, D., Breen, C., Guldenring, D., Gaffney, R., …Peace, A. (2016, October). A novel human-computer interface creating a framework for the cognitive ergonomics of ECG interpretation. Poster presented at Irish Human Computer I

Predominantly the 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation process remains a paper based approach. However, the ECG in this format creates a significant cognitive workload for an interpreter due its complexity and the plethora of knowledge that... Read More about A novel human-computer interface creating a framework for the cognitive ergonomics of ECG interpretation.

Data Driven Computer Simulation to Analyse an ECG Limb Lead System Used in Connected Health Environments (2016)
Journal Article
Bond, R., Finlay, D. D., Guldenring, D., & Breen, C. (2016). Data Driven Computer Simulation to Analyse an ECG Limb Lead System Used in Connected Health Environments. Methods of Information in Medicine, 55(03), 258-265. https://doi.org/10.3414/me15-01-012

Background: Recently under the Connected Health initiative, researchers and small-medium engineering companies have developed Electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring devices that incorporate non-standard limb electrode positions, which we have named the C... Read More about Data Driven Computer Simulation to Analyse an ECG Limb Lead System Used in Connected Health Environments.

Interactive progressive-based approach to aid the human interpretation of the 12-lead Electrocardiogram (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cairns, A. W., Bond, R. R., Finlay, D. D., Breen, C. J., Guldenring, D., Gaffney, R., …Peace, A. J. (2015). Interactive progressive-based approach to aid the human interpretation of the 12-lead Electrocardiogram. In 2015 Computing in Cardiology Confere

The 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) is an important diagnostic support tool but is frequently incorrectly interpreted. This is partly due to the fact that even expert clinicians can impulsively provide a diagnosis based on first impression/intuition.... Read More about Interactive progressive-based approach to aid the human interpretation of the 12-lead Electrocardiogram.

The evaluation of an open source online training system for teaching 12 lead electrocardiographic interpretation (2016)
Journal Article
Breen, C., Zhu, T., Bond, R., Finlay, D., & Clifford, G. (2016). The evaluation of an open source online training system for teaching 12 lead electrocardiographic interpretation. Journal of Electrocardiology, 49(3), 454-461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jele

Introduction The aim of this study is to present and evaluate the integration of a low resource JavaScript based ECG training interface (CrowdLabel) and a standardised curriculum for self-guided tuition in ECG interpretation. Methods Participant... Read More about The evaluation of an open source online training system for teaching 12 lead electrocardiographic interpretation.