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  • Pacman's canon in C#: a quantum interpretation of video game canon. 

    Heron, Michael James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-017-0036-5, 2017-05-22)
    HERON, M. 2017. Pacman's canon in C#: a quantum interpretation of video game canon. The computer games journal [online], 6(3), pages 135-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-017-0036-5
    The topic of what constitutes canon with a video game is an under-explored topic in critical discussion. We rely, as a field, on largely intuitive and insubstantial parameters for the elements that we choose to analyse. ...
  • Pain neuroscience education for adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Watson, James A.; Ryan, Cormac G.; Cooper, Lesley; Ellington, Dominic; Whittle, Robbie; Lavender, Michael; Dixon, John; Atkinson, Greg; Cooper, Kay; Martin, Denis J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2019.02.011, 2019-03-01)
    WATSON, J.A., RYAN, C.G., COOPER, L., ELLINGTON, D., WHITTLE, R., LAVENDER, M., DIXON, J., ATKINSON, G., COOPER, K. and MARTIN, D.J. 2019. Pain neuroscience education for adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of pain [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2019.02.011
    Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) is an urgent global public health concern. Pain neuroscience education (PNE) is an intervention used in the management of CMP aiming to reconceptualise an individual's understanding of ...
  • Paintings 07-08. 

    Dunbar, Lennox (http://www.panterandhall.com, 2008)
    DUNBAR, L., 2007. Paintings 07-08. Panter and Hall Gallery, Mayfair, London, June - July 2008.
    Invited by Panter and Hall to produce a body of new paintings for a solo exhibition. A full-colour catalogue was produced in conjunction with the exhibition which was held from June to July 2008.
  • PALS: peer support for community dwelling older people with chronic low back pain: a feasibility and acceptability study. 

    Cooper, Kay; Schofield, Patricia; Smith, Blair H.; Klein, Susan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2019.01.015, 2019-02-04)
    COOPER, K., SCHOFIELD, P., SMITH, B.H. and KLEIN, S. 2019. PALS: peer support for community dwelling older people with chronic low back pain: a feasibility and acceptability study. Physiotherapy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2019.01.015
    Objectives: (i) examine the feasibility and acceptability of a peer support intervention (PALS) to facilitate self-management in community dwelling older adults with Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP), and (ii) examine the ...
  • Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030, 2018-07-17)
    YUILL, C. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. Time and society [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030
    While previous literature has examined time discourses in social work and demonstrated that social work is predicated on linear understandings of time, one area that has received little theoretical and empirical attention ...
  • Parallel process evaluation using a proposed framework for the design and reporting of process evaluations for cluster-randomised trials of complex interventions. 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Dreischulte, Tobias; Guthrie, Bruce (BMC https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-S1-O88, 2013-11-29)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T. and GUTHRIE, B. 2013. Parallel process evaluation using a proposed framework for the design and reporting of process evaluations for cluster-randomised trials of complex interventions. Trials [online], 14(Supplement 1), Article O88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-S1-O88. Originally presented at the 2nd Clinical trials methodology conference 2013: methodology matters, 18-19 November 2013, Edinburgh, UK.
    Process evaluations are recommended to open the 'black box' of complex interventions evaluated in trials, but there is limited guidance to help with design, with most guidance focused on the use of qualitative methods ...
  • The parameter identification method study of the splice equivalent circuit model for the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Fernandez, Carlos; Liu, Xiaohan; Su, Jie; Xie, Yanxin (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0020294018770930, 2018-05-11)
    WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., LIU, X., SU, J. and XIE, Y. 2018. The parameter identification method study of the splice equivalent circuit model for the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. Measurement and control [online], 51(5-6), pages 125-137. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020294018770930
    According to the special condition expression of the aerial lithium-ion battery pack, a novel targeted equivalent model (Splice–Equivalent Circuit Model) is proposed and constructed. The Splice–Equivalent Circuit Model ...
  • Parametric embodied carbon prediction model for early stage estimating. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.044, 2018-03-07)
    VICTORIA, M.F. and PERERA, S. 2018. Parametric embodied carbon prediction model for early stage estimating. Energy and buildings [online], 168, pages 106-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.044
    The focus of carbon management is shifting from operational carbon to embodied carbon as a result of the improved operational energy efficiency of buildings. Measuring and managing embodied carbon right from the early ...
  • Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. 

    McAfee, Jack; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077, 2016-11-29)
    MCAFEE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2016. Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. Composite structures [online], 162, pages 1-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077
    Studies on designing polymeric fibres based helical auxetic yarn (HAY) to maximise their auxetic effect are yet to propose optimised design configurations for general impact mitigation applications. This study therefore ...
  • Parent-child connectedness and communication in relation to alcohol, tobacco and drug use in adolescence: an integrative review of the literature. 

    Carver, Hannah; Elliott, Lawrie; Kennedy, Catriona; Hanley, Janet (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1221060, 2016-09-07)
    CARVER, H., ELLIOTT, L., KENNEDY, C. and HANLEY, J. 2017. Parent-child connectedness and communication in relation to alcohol, tobacco and drug use in adolescence: an integrative review of the literature. Drugs: education, prevention and policy [online], 24(2), pages 119-133. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1221060.
    Previous reviews have highlighted parent-child connectedness and communication as important protective factors against adolescent substance use. However, these reviews focus on single substances such as alcohol. An integrative ...
  • Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah; Thomas, Gareth M. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398, 2016-08-02)
    LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398
    Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social ...
  • Partial discharge measurements in high voltage motors. 

    Buchan, John G. (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1987-09)
    The work presented in this thesis is concerned with the development of an on-line technique for detecting and locating partial discharges in the stator winding of a high voltage electrical machine. This technique forms ...
  • Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. 

    Christie, Lee A.; Lonie, David P.; McCall, John (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/UKCI.2013.6651297, 2013)
    CHRISTIE, L. A., LONIE, D. P., and McCALL, J. A. W., 2013. Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. In: Proceedings of the 2013 UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI), 2013. IEEE Press, pp. 128-135.
    Estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) use structure learning to build a statistical model of good solutions discovered so far, in an effort to discover better solutions. The non-zero coefficients of the Walsh ...
  • Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change. 

    Hope, Charlotte Sophie (Birkbeck, University of London Film, media and cultural studies, 2011-12-31)
    HOPE, C.S. 2011. Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change [online]. Available from: http://sophiehope.org.uk/research/
    Through this practice based research I argue that cultural democracy as a way of thinking contests dominant models of commissioning art to effect social change. A method of generative metaphor of critical distance emerges ...
  • The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Bountouri, Christina; Niakas, Dimitris (ECIL http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/monday-10th-october-afternoon-session/, 2016-10-10)
    MARTZOUKOU, K., KOSTAGIOLAS, P., BOUNTOURI, C. and NIAKAS, D. 2016. The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/monday-10th-october-afternoon-session/
    In shared health decision-making, cooperation in the patient-doctor relationship is fundamental. However, lack of health literacy may act as a significant barrier in this process. Patients are expected to make decisions ...
  • The participatory medicine attitudes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspectives. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Kakavitsas, Fivos; Niakas, Dimitris (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28197-1_39, 2016-01-03)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P., MARTZOUKOU, K., KAKAVITSAS, F. and NIAKAS, D. 2015. The participatory medicine attitudes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspectives. Communications in computer and information science, 552, Information literacy: moving towards sustainability; revised selected papers of the Proceedings of the 3rd European conference (ECIL 2015), 19-22 October 2015, Tallinn, Estonia. Cham: Springer [online], pages 383-393. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28197-1_39
    General Practitioners (GPs) need to keep up with a wide range of medical conditions and at the same time closely interact with their patients to provide preventive care and health education. This requires effectively ...
  • Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. 

    Owoeye, Olasupo; Olatunji, Olugbenga; Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08853908.2017.1386143, 2017-10-31)
    OWOEYE, O., OLATUNJI, O. and FATUROTI, B. 2017. Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. International trade journal [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08853908.2017.1386143
    Least developed countries (LDCs) generally enjoy some exemptions under the WTO TRIPS Agreement. Despite these exemptions, patents continue to pose a major challenge to access to affordable medicines in the East African ...
  • Path-following analysis of the dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system. 

    Paez Chavez, Joseph; Liu, Yang; Pavlovskaia, Ekaterina; Wiercigroch, Marian (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.01.009, 2016-08)
    PAEZ CHAVEZ, J., LIU, Y., PAVLOVSKAIA, E. and WIERCIGROCH, M. 2016. Path-following analysis of the dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 37, pages 102–114. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.01.009
    The dynamical response of a piecewise-linear capsule system is studied by means of path-following techniques in this paper. As the capsule model belongs to the class of piecewise-smooth dynamical systems involving impact ...
  • Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. 

    Tucker, Rod; Stewart, Derek C. (Selfcare http://selfcarejournal.com/issue/volume-7-issue-4/, 2016-12-01)
    TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. Selfcare journal, 7(4), pages 18-31.
    BACKGROUND: Chronic plaque psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 3% of the UK population and most patients have mild to moderate disease that can be effectively managed with topical therapies in ...
  • Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2, 2012-03-14)
    LEE, S.H., COX, K.M., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2012. Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 3, article number CD007609. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2
    People with advanced cancer may develop metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), a serious complication which can cause pain and mobility problems and possibly paralysis. MSCC is the spread of the cancer to the spinal ...