Recent Submissions

  • Health, self-care and the offshore workforce: opportunities for behaviour change interventions, an epidemiological survey. 

    Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Klein, Susan; Stewart, Derek C. (James Cook University https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4319, 2018-05-26)
    GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Health, self-care and the offshore workforce: opportunities for behaviour change interventions, an epidemiological survey. Rural and remote health [online], 18(2), article ID 4319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4319
    Introduction: The high risk nature of offshore work and inherent occupational hazards necessitate that offshore workers engage in behaviours that promote health and wellbeing. The survey aimed to assess offshore workers' ...
  • A statistical framework to interpret individual response to intervention: paving the way for personalised nutrition and exercise prescription. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Hemingway, Ben Stephens; Saunders, Bryan; Gualano, Bruno; Dolan, Eimear (Frontiers Media https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2018.00041, 2018-05-28)
    SWINTON, P.A., HEMINGWAY, B.S., SAUNDERS, B., GUALANO, B. and DOLAN, E. 2018. A statistical framework to interpret individual response to intervention: paving the way for personalised nutrition and exercise prescription. Frontiers in nutrition [online], 5, article 41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2018.00041
    The concept of personalised nutrition and exercise prescription represents a topical and exciting progression for the discipline given the large inter-individual variability that exists in response to virtually all performance ...
  • Evaluation of the microbiome of decaying alder nodules by next generation sequencing. 

    McEwan, Neil R.; Wilkinson, Toby; Girdwood, Susan E.; Snelling, Tim J.; Collins, Tatiana; Dougal, Kirsty; Jones, David L.; Godbold, Douglas L. (International Society of Endocytobiology http://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00501405, 2017-06-02)
    MCEWAN, N.R., WILKINSON T., GIRDWOOD, S.E., SNELLING, T.J., COLLINS, T., DOUGAL, K., JONES, D.L. and GODBOLD, D.L. 2017. Evaluation of the microbiome of decaying alder nodules by next generation sequencing. Endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 28(1), pages 14-19. Available from: http://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00501405.
    This work investigated the microbial content of decaying nodules from alders. The 16S rDNA composition of the microbiome of six senescent alder nodules was investigated by 454 sequencing. All nodules still had some Frankia ...
  • Group-based trajectory models: assessing adherence to antihypertensive medication in older adults in a community pharmacy setting. 

    Dillon, Paul; Stewart, Derek C.; Smith, Susan M.; Gallagher, Paul; Cousins, Gráinne (ASCPT https://doi.org/10.1002/cpt.865, 2017-09-05)
    DILLON, P., STEWART, D., SMITH, S.M., GALLAGHER, P. and COUSINS, G. 2018. Group-based trajectory models: assessing adherence to antihypertensive medication in older adults in a community pharmacy setting. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics [online], 103(6), pages 1052-1060. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/cpt.865.
    Antihypertensive medication nonadherence is highly prevalent, leading to uncontrolled blood pressure. Methods that facilitate the targeting and tailoring of adherence interventions in clinical settings are required. ...
  • Factors affecting the development of laryngeal chondritis in sheep. 

    Edmunds, J. L.; Roden, J. A.; Finch, J. M.; McEwan, Neil R. (SIVAR (Italian Association of Farm Animal Practitioners) https://cms.sivarnet.it/it/lar, 2017-03-31)
    EDMUNDS, J.L., RODEN, J.A., FINCH., J.M. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2017. Factors affecting the development of laryngeal chondritis in sheep. Large animal review [online], 23(6), pages 219-222. Available from: https://cms.sivarnet.it/it/lar
    Historic data (from 2005 to 2011) were collected and analysed from four flocks of pedigree Texel sheep in Ceredigion, West Wales and were used to investigate a range of factors associated with death due to laryngeal ...
  • Interbreed variation in craniometrical parameters in sheep. 

    Owen, M. H.; Davies, R.; Beard, C. E.; Olvera Ramirez, A. M.; McEwan, Neil R. (SIVAR (Italian Association of Farm Animal Practitioners) https://cms.sivarnet.it/it/lar, 2017-03-15)
    OWEN, M.H., DAVIES, R., BEARD, C.E., OLVERA RAMIREZ, A.M. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2017. Interbreed variation in craniometrical parameters in sheep. Large animal review [online], 23(5), pages 177-182. https://cms.sivarnet.it/it/lar
    This work is the first investigation to compare craniometrical parameters between different breeds of sheep. Nine breeds or cross-breeds of sheep were studied, with all measurements being carried out on live animals at ...
  • Development of new silver nanoparticles suitable for materials with antimicrobial properties. 

    Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Skalickova, Sylvie; Kepinska, Marta; Cihalova, Kristyna; Docekalova, Michaela; Stankova, Martina; Uhlirova, Dagmar; Fernandez, Carlos; Sochor, Jiri; Milnerowicz, Halina; Beklova, Miroslava; Kizek, Rene
    RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., SKALICKOVA, S., KEPINSKA, M., CIHALOVA, K., DOCEKALOVA, M., STANKOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., FERNANDEZ, C., SOCHOR, J., MILNEROWICZ, H., BEKLOVA, M. and KIZEK, R. [2018]. Development of new silver nanoparticles suitable for materials with antimicrobial properties. Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2018.15867
    Silver nanoparticles are the most important nanoparticles in connection with the antimicrobial effect. Nowadays, the green synthesis of various types of nanoparticles is rapid, effective and produce less toxic nanoparticles ...
  • Zinc-modified nanotransporter of anticancer drugs for targeted therapy: biophysical analysis. 

    Skalickova, Sylvie; Docekalova, Michaela; Stankova, Martina; Uhlirova, Dagmar; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Fernandez, Carlos; Kepinska, Marta; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene
    SKALICKOVA, S., DOCEKALOVA, M., STANKOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., FERNANDEZ, C., KEPINSKA, M., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. [2018]. Zinc-modified nanotransporter of anticancer drugs for targeted therapy: biophysical analysis. Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2018.15870
    Modern anticancer therapy aims to increase the effectiveness of tumor treatment. The aim of this work was to propose a new nanotransporter for targeted delivery of anthracycline antibiotics, which is characterized by its ...
  • Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey. 

    Rouf, Pallivalapila Abdul; Thomas, Binny; El Kassem, Wessam; Tarannum, Asma; Al Saad, Doua; Gasim, Mohammed M.; Al Hail, Moza (WHO https://doi.org/10.26719/2018.24.2.137, 2018-02-28)
    ROUF, P.A., THOMAS, B., ELKASSEM, W., TARANNUM, A., AL SAAD, D., GASIM, M.M. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey. Eastern Mediterranean health journal [online], 24(2), pages 137-145. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26719/2018.24.2.137
    Background: Medication use during pregnancy is common. Pharmacists have an important role in improving medication use during pregnancy. There is a lack of empirical evidence on pharmacists’ knowledge and practice characteristics ...
  • Overview of pharmacovigilance practices at the largest academic healthcare system in the State of Qatar. 

    Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Hamad, Anas; Rouf, Pallivalapila Abdul; Thomas, Binny; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0629-5, 2018-04-03)
    AL HAIL, M., ELKASSEM, W., HAMAD, A., ABDULROUF, P., THOMAS, B. and STEWART, D. 2018. Overview of pharmacovigilance practices at the largest academic healthcare system in the State of Qatar. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0629-5
    Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are major global concern, adversely impacting patient safety and health outcomes. ADRs cause significant morbidity and mortality among hospitalised patients, causing greater length of hospital ...
  • The parameter identification method study of the splice equivalent circuit model for the aerial lithium-ion battery pack. 

    Wang, Shunli; 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], OnlineFirst. 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 ...
  • Temperature effects explain continental scale distribution of cyanobacterial toxins. 

    Mantzouki, Evanthia; Ibelings, Bas; Fastner, Jutta; Lürling, Miquel; de Senerpont Domis, Lisette; Teurlincz, Sven; Chmura, Damian (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10040156, 2018-04-13)
    MANTZOUKI, E., IBELINGS, B., FASTNER, J., LÜRLING, M., DE SENERPONT DOMIS, L., TEURLINCX, S. and CHMURA, D. 2018. Temperature effects explain continental scale distribution of cyanobacterial toxins. Toxins [online], 10(4), article ID 156. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10040156
    Insight into how environmental change determines the production and distribution of cyanobacterial toxins is necessary for risk assessment. Management guidelines currently focus on hepatotoxins (microcystins). Increasing ...
  • Rediscovery of Otto Frank's contribution to science. 

    Kuhtz-Buschbeck, Johann P.; Drake-Holland, Angela J.; Noble, Mark I. M.; Lohff, Brigitte; Schaefer, Jochen (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.04.017, 2018-05-01)
    KUHTZ-BUSCHBECK, J.P., DRAKE-HOLLAND, A., NOBLE, M.I.M., LOHFF, B., SCHAEFER, J. 2018. Rediscovery of Otto Frank's contribution to science. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology [online], 119, pages 96-103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.04.017
    In the late 19th century, German physiologist Otto Frank (1865-1944) embarked on a near life-long research program of laying down the mathematical, methodological, and theoretical foundations in order to understand and ...
  • Characterisation of illicit ecstasy and diazepam tablets by colorant identification. 

    Sharrenbroch, L.; Tough, Ann; Matthews, Kerr H. (Royal Society of Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ay02921g, 2018-04-28)
    SHARRENBROCH, L., TOUGH, A. and MATTHEWS, K.H. 2018. Characterisation of illicit ecstasy and diazepam tablets by colorant identification. Analytical methods [online], 10(17), pages 2048-2055. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ay02921g
    Ecstasy and diazepam are two commonly abused drugs with a high potential for dependence. They are typically available as oral tablets that contain both the drug and other bulk components (excipients). Compositional knowledge ...
  • Coronary vessel supersensitivity to noradrenaline in the presence of chronic sympathetic denervation. 

    Drake-Holland, Angela J.; Noble, Mark I. M. (Scholarena http://fulltext.scholarena.co/Coronary-Vessel-Supersensitivity-to-Noradrenaline-in-the-Presence-of-Chronic-Sympathetic-Denervation.php, 2018-03-26)
    DRAKE-HOLLAND, A.J. and NOBLE, M.I.M 2018. Coronary vessel supersensitivity to noradrenaline in the presence of chronic sympathetic denervation. Journal of cardiac disorders and therapy [online], 1(1), article ID 103. Available from: http://fulltext.scholarena.co/Coronary-Vessel-Supersensitivity-to-Noradrenaline-in-the-Presence-of-Chronic-Sympathetic-Denervation.php
    It is well known that there is usually super-sensitivity to the normal neurotransmitter in chronically denervated organs. The present consensus of opinion is that there is no super-sensitivity of response of myocardial ...
  • A case study of polypharmacy management in nine European countries: implications for change management and implementation. 

    McIntosh, Jennifer; Alonso, Albert; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Kempen, Thomas; Mair, Alpana; Castel-Branco, Margarida; Codina, Carles; Fernandez-Llimos, Fernando; Fleming, Glenda; Gennimata, Dimitra; Gillespie, Ulrika; Harrison, Cathy; Illario, Maddalena; Junius-Walker, Ulrike; Kampolis, Christos F.; Kardas, Przemyslaw; Lewek, Pawel; Malva, Joao; Menditto, Enrica; Scullin, Claire; Wiese, Birgitt (Public Library of Science https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195232, 2018-04-18)
    MCINTOSH, J., ALONSO, A., MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., KEMPEN, T., MAIR, A., CASTEL-BRANCO, M., CODINA, C., FERNANDEZ-LLIMOS, F., FLEMING, G., GENNIMATA, D., GILLESPIE, U., HARRISON, C., ILLARIO, M., JUNIUS-WALKER, U., KAMPOLIS, C.F., KARDAS, P., LEWEK, P., MALVA, J., MENDITTO, E., SCULLIN, C., WIESE, B. 2018. A case study of polypharmacy management in nine European countries: implications for change management and implementation. PLoS ONE [online], 13(4), e0195232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195232
    Background: - Multimorbidity and its associated polypharmacy contribute to an increase in adverse drug events, hospitalizations, and healthcare spending. This study aimed to address: what exists regarding polypharmacy ...
  • Application of graphene nanoplatelets and graphene magnetite for the removal of emulsified oil from produced water. 

    Chacra, Lamis Abou; Sabri, Muhammad Ashraf; Ibrahim, Taleb H.; Khamis, Mustafa I.; Hamdan, Nasser M.; Al-Asheh, Sameer; AlRefai, Massa; Fernandez, Carlos (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2018.04.060, 2018-04-25)
    CHACRA, L.A., SABRI, M.A., IBRAHIM, T.H., KHAMIS, M.I., HAMDAN, N.M., AL-ASHEH, S., ALREFAI, M. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2018. Application of graphene nanoplatelets and graphene magnetite for the removal of emulsified oil from produced water. Journal of environmental chemical engineering [online], 6(1), pages 3018-3033. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2018.04.060
    Graphene and its magnetite derivative were used as adsorbents for removal of emulsified oil from produced water. The experimental parameters for maximum emulsified oil removal efficiency and effective regeneration of these ...
  • Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-03-31)
    VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S.M. 2018. Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. Journal of personal injury law [online], 1, pages 16-22. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Considers how the legislative framework governing pharmaceuticals can have an impact on patient safety. Discusses key aspects of the healthcare system, the characteristics of a high reliability organisation (HRO), and the ...
  • A UK perspective on human factors and patient safety education in pharmacy curricula. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6184, 2018-04-16)
    VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. A UK perspective on human factors and patient safety education in pharmacy curricula. American journal of pharmaceutical education [online], 82(3), article 6184. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6184
    Objective: - To take a systematic approach to exploring patient safety teaching in health care curricula, particularly in relation to how educators ensure students achieve patient safety competencies. Findings: - There is ...
  • Nano-selenium and its nanomedicine applications: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Skalickova, Sylvie; Fernandez, Carlos; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Peng, Qiuming; Baron, Mojmir; Melcova, Magdalena; Opatrilova, Radka; Zidkova, Jarmila; Bjørklund, Geir; Sochor, Jiri; Kizek, Rene (Dove Medical Press https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S157541, 2018-04-10)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., SKALICKOVA, S., FERNANDEZ, C., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., PENG, Q., BARON, M., MELCOVA, M., OPATRILOVA, R., ZIDKOVA, J., BJORKLUND, G., SOCHOR, J. and KIZEK, R. 2018. Nano-selenium and its nanomedicine applications: a critical review. International journal of nanomedicine [online], 13, pages 2107-2128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S157541.
    Traditional supplements of selenium generally have a low degree of absorption and increased toxicity. Therefore, it is imperative to develop innovative systems as transporters of selenium compounds, which would raise the ...

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