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ABARAOGU, U.O., et al, 2018. Individual and work-related risk factors for musculoskeletal pain among computer workers in Nigeria. Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health, 73(3), pp. 162-168.
ABARAOGU, U.O., et al, 2019. Efficacy and Feasibility of Pain management and Patient Education for Physical Activity in Intermittent claudication (PrEPAID): protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials [Electronic Resource], 20(1), pp. 222.
AKBAR, M., et al, 2019. Fibroblast activation and inflammation in frozen shoulder. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 14(4), pp. e0215301.
ANSARI, A.S., et al, 2019. An unexpected case of iatrogenic Escherichia coli endogenous pan-endopthalmitis after ERCP-associated biliary sepsis: A case report. European journal of ophthalmology, published ahead of print.
BOLLI, G.B., et al, 2019. A post-hoc pooled analysis to evaluate the risk of hypoglycaemia with insulin glargine 300 U/mL (Gla-300) versus 100 U/mL (Gla-100) over wider nocturnal windows in individuals with type 2 diabetes on a basal-only insulin regimen. Diabetes, obesity & metabolism, 21(2), pp. 402-407.
DALRYMPLE, R.A., 2019. Inhaling isopropyl alcohol from alcohol wipes was a more effective antiemetic than oral ondansetron in nauseated adults. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Education and Practice Edition, published ahead of print.
DOUGLAS, C.M., et al, 2018. Patterns of hospital admission in 54 501 patients with epistaxis over a 20-year period in Scotland, UK. Clinical Otolaryngology, 43(6), pp. 1465-1470.
EDLMANN, E., et al, 2019. Dex-CSDH randomised, placebo-controlled trial of dexamethasone for chronic subdural haematoma: report of the internal pilot phase. Scientific Reports, 9(1), pp. 5885.
HALL A. and O'KANE, R., 2019. The Management of Hypertension in Pre-Aneurysmal Treatment Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients. World Neurosurgery, 125, pp. 469-474.
JAMES A.L., et al, 2019. International Collaborative Assessment of the Validity of the EAONO-JOS Cholesteatoma Staging System. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, published ahead of print.
LAMBIE M., et al, 2019. Estimating risk of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis accounting for the competing risk of death. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, published ahead of print.
LAMONT, M.C., et al, 2019 Mar 09. United Kingdom recommendations for obstetric venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: Evidence and rationale. Seminars in perinatology, published ahead of print.
LEMAN J., et al, 2019. The real world impact of adalimumab on quality of life and the physical and psychological effects of moderate-to-severe psoriasis: a UK prospective, multicenter, observational study. The Journal of dermatological treatment, pp. 1-34.
MACDONALD, R.A., et al, 2019. Cutaneous malakoplakia presenting as a groin swelling and graft failure. BMJ Case Reports, 12(4), published ahead of print.
RUIZTOVAR J., et al, 2019. The TAP block in obese patients: pros & cons. Minerva anestesiologica, published ahead of print.
SEIFFGE, D.J., et al, 2019. DOAC vs. VKA after recent ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Annals of Neurology, published ahead of print.
SEMKOVA K., et al, 2019. Poikilodermatous plaque-like hemangioma: case series of a newly defined entity. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, published ahead of print.
SHAW R.J., et al, 2019. HOPON (Hyperbaric Oxygen for the Prevention of Osteoradionecrosis): A Randomized Controlled Trial of Hyperbaric Oxygen to Prevent Osteoradionecrosis of the Irradiated Mandible After Dentoalveolar Surgery. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, published ahead of print.
STANLEY A.J. and LAINE, L., 2019. Management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. BMJ (Online), 364, Article Number: 536.
SVOLOS V., et al, 2019. Treatment of Active Crohn's Disease With an Ordinary Food-based Diet That Replicates Exclusive Enteral Nutrition. Gastroenterology, 156(5), pp. 1354-1367.e6.
VANOGALVAN S., et al, 2019. Frequency of the Types of Alopecia at Twenty-Two Specialist Hair Clinics: A Multicenter Study. Skin Appendage Disorders, published ahead of print.
Addictions and Mental Health
CRAVEN, M.P., et al, 2019. Try to see it my way: exploring the co-design of visual presentations of wellbeing through a workshop process. Perspectives in Public Health, published ahead of print.
MCAULEY A., et al, 2019. Re-emergence of HIV related to injecting drug use despite a comprehensive harm reduction environment: a cross-sectional analysis. The Lancet HIV, published ahead of print.
Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine
BAGOT C.N., et al, 2019. Changes in laboratory markers of thrombotic risk early in the first trimester of pregnancy may be linked to an increase in estradiol and progesterone. Thrombosis research, 178, pp. 47-53.
BAIN, K.A., et al, 2019. Alopecia areata is characterised by dysregulation in systemic type 17 and type 2 cytokines, which may contribute to disease-associated psychological morbidity. British Journal of Dermatology, published ahead of print.
BLAUWENDRAAT C., et al, 2019. Parkinson's disease age at onset genome-wide association study: Defining heritability, genetic loci, and alpha-synuclein mechanisms. Movement Disorders, published ahead of print.
BRADLEY-STEWART, A., et al, 2019. Hepatitis A-2017 an unusual year in Scotland. Journal of Clinical Virology, 115, pp. 1-4.
BUSBY J., et al, 2019. Change in type-2 biomarkers and related cytokines with prednisolone in uncontrolled severe oral corticosteroid dependent asthmatics: An interventional open-label study. Thorax, published ahead of print.
GAGELMANN, N., et al, 2019 Mar 28. Comparison of DIPSS and MYSEC-PM for prediction of outcome in post-PV and ET myelofibrosis after allogeneic stem-cell transplantation. Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation, published ahead of print.
KENNEDY, J., et al, 2019. KAT6A Syndrome: genotype-phenotype correlation in 76 patients with pathogenic KAT6A variants. Genetics in Medicine, 21(4), pp. 850-860.
MAHAMDALLIE S., et al, 2019. Identification of new Wilms tumour predisposition genes: an exome sequencing study. The Lancet.Child & adolescent health, published ahead of print.
MCCULLOCH D.L., et al, 2019. ISCEV extended protocol for the stimulus-response series for light-adapted full-field ERG. Documenta Ophthalmologica, published ahead of print.
MOLLOY J.J., et al, 2019. Mechanism of Cu-Catalyzed Aryl Boronic Acid Halodeboronation Using Electrophilic Halogen: Development of a Base-Catalyzed Iododeboronation for Radiolabeling Applications. Organic letters, 21(7), pp. 2488-2492.
PAGNAMENTA A.T., et al, 2019. Delineation of dominant and recessive forms of LZTR1-associated Noonan syndrome. Clinical genetics, published ahead of print.
RUTHERFORD, 2017. Myocardial changes in incident haemodialysis patients over 6-months: an observational cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study. Scientific reports, 7(1), Article Number: 13976.
TURNER, D., et al, 2019. The omission of the "wet" pre-transplant crossmatch in Renal Transplant Centres in Scotland. Immune Response Genetics, published ahead of print.
BASU, B., et al, 2018. Vistusertib (dual m-TORC1/2 inhibitor) in combination with paclitaxel in patients with high-grade serous ovarian and squamous non-small-cell lung cancer. Annals of oncology, 29(9), pp. 1919-1925.
BEGBIE, F.D., et al, 2019. Palliative intent treatment for head and neck cancer: an analysis of practice and outcomes. Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 2019, pp. 1-5
CADIEUX E.L., et al, 2019. Neoantigen-directed immune escape in lung cancer evolution. Nature, 567(7749), pp. 479-485.
DE FONSEKA, D., et al, 2018. An Inconvenient Truth Concerning Surgery for Mesothelioma. Journal of clinical oncology, 36(26), pp. 2745-2746.
DOLAN, R.D., et al, 2019. The Relationship Between Tumor Glucose Metabolism and Host Systemic Inflammatory Responses in Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Review. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 60(4), pp. 467-471.
FERREIRA M.A., et al, 2019. Genome-wide association and transcriptome studies identify target genes and risk loci for breast cancer. Nature Communications, 10(1), published ahead of print.
GORE M., et al, 2019. An international, phase III randomized trial in patients with mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer (mEOC/GOG 0241) with long-term follow-up: and experience of conducting a clinical trial in a rare gynecological tumor. Gynecologic oncology, published ahead of print.
INGARFIELD K., et al, 2019. Inequality in the survival of patients with head and neck cancer in Scotland. Frontiers in Oncology, 9(JAN), Article Number: 673.
MACRAE R.M., et al, 2019. The role of radiation treatment in pleural mesothelioma: Highlights of the 14th International Conference of the International mesothelioma interest group. Lung Cancer, 132, pp. 24-27.
MANOHARAN, P., et al, 2019. [18F]fludeoxyglucose PET/CT in small-cell lung cancer: Analysis of the CONVERT randomized controlled trial. Journal of Thoracic Oncology: Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, published ahead of print.
MORROW E.S., et al, 2019. Oncoplastic breast conservation occupies a niche between standard breast conservation and mastectomy - A population-based prospective audit in Scotland. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, published ahead of print.
PALMA, D.A., et al, 2019. Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy versus standard of care palliative treatment in patients with oligometastatic cancers (SABR-COMET): a randomised, phase 2, open-label trial. Lancet, published ahead of print.
QIAN F., et al, 2019. Height and Body Mass Index as Modifiers of Breast Cancer Risk in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 111(4), pp. 350-364.
RAMSINGH, J., et al, 2019. Adult neuroblastoma: a rare diagnosis of an adrenal mass. BMJ Case Reports, 12(4), published ahead of print.
SCHILLING C., et al, 2019. Surgical consensus guidelines on sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in patients with oral cancer. Head & neck, published ahead of print.
SIMMONS, C., et al, 2019. "How Long Have I Got?"-A Prospective Cohort Study Comparing Validated Prognostic Factors for Use in Patients with Advanced Cancer. Oncologist, published ahead of print.
SYDES, M.R., et al, 2018. Adding abiraterone or docetaxel to long-term hormone therapy for prostate cancer: directly randomised data from the STAMPEDE multi-arm, multi-stage platform protocol. Annals of oncology, 29(5), pp. 1235-1248.
VAUGHAN-SHAW, P.G., et al, 2019. Low plasma vitamin D is associated with adverse colorectal cancer survival after surgical resection, independent of systemic inflammatory response. Gut, published ahead of print.
VERGOTE I., et al, 2019. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus debulking surgery in advanced tubo-ovarian cancers: Pooled analysis of individual patient data from the EORTC 55971 and CHORUS trials. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 74(3), pp. 156-158.
WILLIAMSON A., et al, 2019. Low-Grade Papillary Schneiderian Carcinoma; rare or under-recognised?. Otolaryngology Case Reports, 11, Article Number: 100107.
ABUARAFEH I., et al, 2019. Guidelines of the International Headache Society for controlled trials of preventive treatment of migraine in children and adolescents, 1st edition. Cephalalgia, published ahead of print.
ALRUDAINY D., et al, 2019. Longitudinal 3D Assessment of Facial Asymmetry in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 56(4), pp. 495-501.
ARSLANOGLU, S., et al, 2019. Fortification of Human Milk for Preterm Infants: Update and Recommendations of the European Milk Bank Association (EMBA) Working Group on Human Milk Fortification. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7, pp. 76.
BANERJEE S., et al, 2019. Surfactant replacement therapy for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants: United Kingdom national consensus. Pediatric research, published ahead of print.
BONTHUIS M., et al, 2019. Growth Patterns After Kidney Transplantation in European Children Over the Past 25 Years: An ESPN/ERA-EDTA Registry Study. Transplantation, published ahead of print.
CADMAN C.J., et al, 2019. Case 266. Radiology, 290(2), pp. 566-568.
COZIJNSEN, M.A., et al, 2019. Development and Validation of the Mucosal Inflammation Non-invasive Index For Pediatric Crohn's Disease. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology, published ahead of print.
DALRYMPLE, R.A., 2019. Earlier introduction of solid food is associated with improved sleep in infants. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Education and Practice Edition, pp. 1-2.
GAZDAGH, G.E., et al, 2019 Mar 26. Cardiac disorders and structural brain abnormalities are commonly associated with hypospadias in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Clinical dysmorphology, published ahead of print.
GERVAIS, L., et al, 2018. Switching From Originator to Biosimilar Infliximab in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Is Feasible and Uneventful. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, 67(6), pp. 745-748.
IJSSELSTIJN, H., et al, 2018. Defining outcomes following congenital diaphragmatic hernia using standardised clinical assessment and management plan (SCAMP) methodology within the CDH EURO consortium. Pediatric research, 84(2), pp. 181-189.
LANG, J., et al, 2019. Adverse childhood experiences, epigenetics and telomere length variation in childhood and beyond: a systematic review of the literature. European child & adolescent psychiatry, published ahead of print.
LEVY, S., et al, 2019. Factors Influencing Time to Diagnosis in Childhood Narcolepsy Type 1. Journal of child neurology, published ahead of print.
MAXTED, A.P., et al, 2019. Low-dose rituximab is no less effective for nephrotic syndrome measured by 12-month outcome. Pediatric Nephrology, 34(5), pp. 855-863.
MCCANN, M.E., et al, 2019. Neurodevelopmental outcome at 5 years of age after general anaesthesia or awake-regional anaesthesia in infancy (GAS): An international, multicentre, randomised, controlled equivalence trial. The Lancet, 393(10172), pp. 664-677.
MCCRORIE K., et al, 2019. Falling admissions to hospital with febrile seizures in the UK. Archives of Disease in Childhood, published ahead of print.
MUMFORD L., et al, 2019. The impact of changing practice on improved outcomes of paediatric renal transplantation in the United Kingdom: a 25 years review. Transplant International, published ahead of print.
NORRISH G., et al, 2019. Clinical presentation and survival of childhood hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a retrospective study in United Kingdom. European heart journal, 40(12), pp. 986-993.
ORR K.E., et al, 2019. Pulmonary sling complex with complete tracheal rings and VSD with an unexpected ALCAPA. Archives of Disease in Childhood, published ahead of print.
RAZII, N., et al, 2019 Mar 27. Complete remodelling of a displaced odontoid synchondrosis fracture managed conservatively: a case report. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B, published ahead of print.
ROSSITER, D.J., et al, 2018. The limping child: a systematic approach to assessment and management. British journal of hospital medicine, 79(10), pp. 150-153.
TURNER, D., et al, 2019. Designing clinical trials in paediatric inflammatory bowel diseases: a PIBDnet commentary. Gut, published ahead of print.
Patient Care and Quality Improvement
AZMAN A., et al, 2019. Towards a More User-Friendly Medication Information Delivery to People Living with Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Study with Alemtuzumab. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 1120, pp. 67-82.
CLYDE M., et al, 2019. Actinomyces odontolyticus infection 3 months post-robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. BMJ Case Reports, 12(4), published ahead of print.
CURRIE, K., et al, 2019. Barriers and enablers to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus admission screening in hospitals: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Hospital Infection, 101(1), pp. 100-108.
FRITZEN K., et al, 2019. Pan-European Economic Analysis to Identify Cost Savings for the Health Care Systems as a Result of Integrating Glucose Monitoring Based Telemedical Approaches Into Diabetes Management. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, published ahead of print.
LEVIN, K.A. and CRIGHTON, E., 2019. Measuring the impact of step down intermediate care on delayed discharge: an interrupted time series analysis. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, published ahead of print.
MCDAID, L., et al, 2019. The Effectiveness of Social Marketing Interventions to Improve HIV Testing Among Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Systematic Review. AIDS & Behavior, published ahead of print.
SIAU, K. and MORRIS, A.J., 2019. A call to arms for change: The UK strategy to improve standards of care in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. United European Gastroenterology Journal, 7(3), pp. 449-450.
GODMAN, B., et al, 2019. Ongoing initiatives within the Scottish National Health Service to affect the prescribing of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and their influence. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, published ahead of print.
CAMERON, A.J., 2019. Non-technical skills and legal awareness in UK surgical training: A potential strategy for reducing medical error and subsequent harm. Medico-Legal Journal, published ahead of print.
ELLIOTT, E., et al, 2019. Pitfalls of neurocognitive testing in an occupational medical setting. Occupational Medicine (Oxford), 69(2), pp. 83-85.
IWASHYNA, T.J. and MCPEAKE, J., 2018. Choosing outcomes for clinical trials: a pragmatic perspective. Current opinion in critical care, 24(5), pp. 428-433.
JARVIE, L., et al, 2019. Understanding the patient journey: a mechanism to reduce staff burnout?. British Journal of Nursing, 28(6), pp. 396-397.
NASSR O.A., et al, 2019. Evaluation of discharge prescriptions for secondary prevention in patients with acute coronary syndromes in Iraq. Pharmacy Practice, 17(1), published ahead of print.
ROLLERWIRNSBERGER R., et al, 2019. European postgraduate curriculum in geriatric medicine developed using an international modified Delphi technique. Age and Ageing, 48(2), pp. 291-299.
SIMPSON, J.D. and BROWN, A., 2019. Viewing ultrasound images in the abortion clinic: clients' and health care professionals' opinions. European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 1-4
Rehabilitation and Assessment
BAYLAN, S., et al, 2019. Measuring the effects of listening for leisure on outcome after stroke (MELLO): A pilot randomized controlled trial of mindful music listening. International Journal of Stroke, published ahead of print.
DAVIESMITH F., et al, 2019. The Influence of Socio-economic Deprivation on Mobility, Participation, and Quality of Life Following Major Lower Extremity Amputation in the West of Scotland. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, published ahead of print.
JAMIESON, M., et al, 2019. The use of a smartwatch as a prompting device for people with acquired brain injury: A single case experimental design study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 29(4), pp. 513-533.
Surgery and Anaesthetics
BROGAN K., et al, 2019. Cataract surgery refractive outcomes: Representative standards in a National Health Service setting. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 103(4), pp. 539-543.
PENG E., et al, 2019. Surgical Approach for Hypoplastic Mirror Circumflex Aortic Arch. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 107(5), pp. e313-e315.
RAY R., et al, 2019. Ankle fractures with syndesmotic stabilisation are associated with a high rate of secondary osteoarthritis. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 25(2), pp. 180-185.
SCHAFFER, C., et al, 2019. Late avulsion of a free flap in a patient with severe psychiatric illness: Establishing a successful salvage strategy. Archives of Plastic Surgery, published ahead of print.
TIKKA, T., et al, 2019. Predictors of the need for an extracervical approach to intrathoracic goitre. Bjs Open, 3(2), pp. 174-179.
WOODALL C.E., et al, 2019. The use of intraoral local anaesthetic to aid reduction of acute temporomandibular joint dislocation. Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, 120(2), pp. 152-153.
YIANNAKIS C.P., et al, 2018. Preliminary outcomes of endoscopic middle-ear surgery in 103 cases: A UK experience. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 132(6), pp. 493-496.