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Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol. [Protocol]
The objective of this integrative review is to synthesise the best available evidence on (i) what and (ii) how theory has been implemented in the development of interventions aiding healthcare staff to prevent and control ...
The analysis, presentation and sustainability of a past Northeast of Scotland "way of life" through video capture. [Dataset]
(The films were produced by Carney Heritage Productions., 2018-05-08)
These outputs were submitted as part of Don Carney's thesis, examining the socio-cultural environment of the northeast of Scotland, from Aberdeen to Cabrach and from Portsoy to Laurencekirk. The thesis investigates and ...
The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2014-06-10)
Rates of maternal, newborn and child (MNCH) mortality and morbidity are vastly greater in low– than in high–income countries and represent a major source of global health inequity. A host of systemic, economic, geopolitical ...
The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]
This review looks into the impact of interventions delivered via mobile information and communications technologies (mHealth) on: maternal health during the antenatal, intranatal and postnatal periods; foetal, neonatal and ...
Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. [Protocol]
The aim of this integrative review is to explore the evidence base of family carers' preferences for support during end of life care in their own home. To investigate what preferences for support family carers have during ...
Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2018-05-16)
Review objective/question: The objective of this scoping review is to examine the characteristics of initial telephone consultations conducted in primary care settings and to map the existing evidence on the components, ...
Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol]
(Cochrane Collaboration, 2009-01-21)
The purpose of this review is to investigate the correct positions for patients with MSCC and examine the effects of spinal bracing to relieve pain or vertebral collapse under physiological load, or both, in patients with MSCC.
Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. [Protocol]
(Cochrane Collaboration, 2014-05-16)
The primary objective of this review is to determine the effects of therapeutic exercises on oral swallowing, aspiration and adverse events, in people treated curatively for an advanced-stage (stage III, stage IV) squamous ...
Generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. [Dataset]
These data were gathered to investigate the hypothesis that coherent functions will be easy and anti-coherent functions will be hard for a hillclimber. We generated 10 coherent functions for each length on bit-strings of ...
Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]
Registered healthcare professionals are expected to adhere to a code of conduct. Where a concern is raised about an individual's social media behaviour, this has the potential to be tested against professional expectations ...