Recent Submissions

  • Medication errors in hospitals in the Middle East: a systematic review of prevalence, nature, severity and contributory factors. 

    Thomas, Binny; Paudyal, Vibhu; MacLure, Katie; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; McLay, James S.; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Hail, Moza; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-019-02689-y, 2019-05-24)
    THOMAS, B., PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., MCLAY, J., EL KASSEM, W., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D. 2019. Medication errors in hospitals in the Middle East: a systematic review of prevalence, nature, severity and contributory factors. European journal of clinical pharmacology [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-019-02689-y
    Purpose - The aim was to critically appraise, synthesise and present the evidence of medication errors amongst hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries, specifically prevalence, nature, severity and contributory ...
  • A novel adaptive state of charge estimation method of full life cycling lithium‐ion batteries based on the multiple parameter optimization. 

    Cao, Wen; Wang, Shun-Li; Fernandez, Carlos; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Li, Xiao-Xia (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/ese3.362, 2019-05-20)
    CAO, W., WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M. and LI, X.-X. 2019. A novel adaptive state of charge estimation method of full life cycling lithium‐ion batteries based on the multiple parameter optimization. Energy science and engineering [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ese3.362
    The state of charge (SoC) estimation is the safety management basis of the packing lithium-ion batteries (LIB), and there is no effective solution yet. An improved splice equivalent modeling method is proposed to describe ...
  • Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. 

    Afolabi, Richard O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Officer, Simon J.; Ugwu, Johnson Obunwa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016, 2019-06-06)
    AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016
    Research advancement in polymer flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) has been growing over the last decade. This growth can be tied to increased funding towards the development of superior polymers such as hydrophobically ...
  • Genome-guided screening of bacterial isolates to identify potential antibiotic producers. 

    Awolope, Opeyemi; O'Driscoll, Noelle H.; Lamb, Andrew (Microbiology Society https://doi.org/10.1099/acmi.ac2019.po0062, 2019-04-08)
    AWOLLPE, O.K., O'DRISCOLL, N.H. and LAMB, A. 2019. Genome-guided screening of bacterial isolates to identify potential antibiotic producers. Access microbiology [online], 1(1A): oral and poster presentations from the 2019 Microbiology Society annual conference, 8-11 April 2019, Belfast, UK, article ID po0062. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1099/acmi.ac2019.po0062
    The urgent need for new antibiotics cannot be overemphasized. Bacterial secondary metabolites remain a relatively untapped source of new therapies. The ability to produce these bioactive compounds is however not universal ...
  • An adaptive working state iterative calculation method of the power battery by using the improved Kalman filtering algorithm and considering the relaxation effect. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Fernandez, Carlos; Cao, Wen; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Li, Xiao-Xia (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.089, 2019-04-30)
    WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., CAO, W., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M. and LI, X.-X. 2019. An adaptive working state iterative calculation method of the power battery by using the improved Kalman filtering algorithm and considering the relaxation effect. Journal of power sources [online], 428, pages 67-75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.089
    The battery modeling and iterative state calculation in the battery management system is very important for the high-power lithium-ion battery packs, the accuracy of which affects its working performance and safety. An ...
  • l‐α‐Lysophosphatidylinositol (LPI) aggravates myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury via a GPR55/ROCK‐dependent pathway. 

    Robertson-Gray, Olivia Jane; Walsh, Sarah K.; Ryberg, Erik; Jönsson‐Rylander, Ann‐Cathrine; Lipina, Christopher; Wainwright, Cherry L. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/prp2.487, 2019-05-24)
    ROBERTSON-GRAY, O.J., WALSH, S.K., RYBERG, E., JÖNSSON-RYLANDER, A.-C., LIPINA, C. and WAINWRIGHT, C.L. 2019. l‐α‐Lysophosphatidylinositol (LPI) aggravates myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury via a GPR55/ROCK‐dependent pathway. Pharmacology research and perspectives [online], 7(3), article ID e00487. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/prp2.487
    The phospholipid l-α-lysophosphatidylinositol (LPI), an endogenous ligand for GPR55, is elevated in patients with acute coronary syndrome, and a GPR55 antagonist cannabidiol (CBD) reduces experimental ischemia/reperfusion ...
  • Forensic stable isotope signatures: comparing, geo‐locating, detecting linkage. 

    Meier-Augenstein, Wolfram (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/wfs2.1339, 2019-05-08)
    MEIER-AUGENSTEIN, W. 2019. Forensic stable isotope signatures: comparing, geo-locating, detecting linkage. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews: forensic science [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/wfs2.1339
    Stable isotope signatures or profiles of physical evidence such as illicit drugs,explosives or human tissue provide information on source, origin, even sample his-tory not obtainable by traditionally applied analytical ...
  • A systematic review of the adoption and acceptance of eHealth in Saudi Arabia: views of multiple stakeholders. 

    Alshahrani, Abdullah; Stewart, Derek C.; MacLure, Katie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.05.007, 2019-05-13)
    ALSHAHRANI, A., STEWART, D. and MACLURE, K. 2019. A systematic review of the adoption and acceptance of eHealth in Saudi Arabia: views of multiple stakeholders. International journal of medical informatics [online], 128, pages 7-17. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.05.007
    Background: eHealth is defined as “the use of information and communication technology for health”. Adoption and acceptance are key concepts to measure the level of eHealth impact. The aim of this systematic review was to ...
  • The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing. 

    Chikere, Chrys O.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Fernandez, Carlos (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10008-019-04267-9, 2019-05-10)
    CHIKERE, C.O., FAISAL, N.H., KONG THOO LIN, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2019. The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing. Journal of solid state electrochemistry [online], Latest Articlest. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10008-019-04267-9
    For the first time, the synergistic effect of graphene oxide nanocolloids (nano-GO) and silicon dioxide (silica) nanoparticles (SiO2-nanoparicles) has been used to modify a glassy carbon electrode (GCE) for the determination ...
  • Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia. 

    McEwan, Neil R.; Snelling, Tim J.; Collins, Tatiana; Girdwood, Susan E.; Wilkinson, Toby; Dougal, Kirsty; Jones, David L.; Godbold, Douglas L. (International Society of Endocytobiology https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00364367, 2015-12-31)
    MCEWAN, N.R., SNELLING, T.J., COLLINS, T., GIRDWOOD, S.E., WILKINSON, T., DOUGAL, K., JONES, D.L. and GODBOLD, D.L. 2015. Lobes on Alnus glutinosa nodules contain a single major ribo-type of Frankia. Journal of endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 83-86. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00364367
    This work investigated the microbial content of nodules from alders to determine how many ribotypes of Frankia were present and which, if any, other bacteria existed within nodes from the nodules. The bacterial content of ...
  • Does antenatal care translate into skilled birth attendance? Analysis of 2014 Ghana demographic and health survey. 

    Baatiema, Linus; Ameyaw, Edward Kwabena; Moomin, Aliu; Zankawah, Mukaila Mumuni; Koramah, Doris (Hindawi Limited https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6716938, 2019-04-28)
    BAATIEMA, L, AMEYAW, E.K., MOOMIN, A., ZANKAWAH, M.M. and KORAMAH, D. 2019. Does antenatal care translate into skilled birth attendance? Analysis of 2014 Ghana demographic and health survey. Advances in public health [online], Article ID 6716938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6716938
    Background. Despite the high antenatal care attendance rate in Ghana, skilled birth attendance is relatively low. There is limited evidence on whether antenatal care attendance translates into skilled birth attendance in ...
  • DNA repair as a human biomonitoring tool: comet assay approaches. 

    Azqueta, Amaya; Langie, Sabine A. S.; Boutet-Robinet, Elisa; Duthie, Susan J.; Ladeira, Carina; Møller, Peter; Collins, Andrew R.; Godschalk, Roger W. L. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mrrev.2019.03.002, 2019-03-06)
    AZQUETA, A., LANGIE, S.A.S., BOUTET-ROBINET, E., DUTHIE, S., LADEIRA, C, MØLLER, P., COLLINS, A.R. and GODSCHALK, R.W.L. 2019. DNA repair as a human biomonitoring tool: comet assay approaches. Mutation research/reviews in mutation research [online], 781, pages 71-87. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mrrev.2019.03.002
    The comet assay offers the opportunity to measure both DNA damage and repair. Various comet assay based methods are available to measure DNA repair activity, but some requirements should be met for their effective use in ...
  • Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low density polyethylene nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Smith, Grant David; Yates, Kyari; Mishra, Ajay Kumar; Matthews, Kerr H.; Csetenyi, Laszlo J.; Njuguna, James
    SIDDIQUE, S., SMITH, G.D., YATES, K., MISHRA, A.K., MATTHEWS, K., CSETENYI, L.J. and NJUGUNA, J. [2019]. Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low-density polyethylene nanocomposites. Journal of polymer research [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-019-1802-9
    In this study, a novel reclaimed clay nanofiller used to manufacture low-density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMFs) nanocomposites by a melt compounding process. The mechanical testing samples were manufactured ...
  • From stable isotope ecology to forensic isotope ecology: isotopes' tales. 

    Meier-Augenstein, Wolfram (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.04.023, 2019-04-27)
    MEIER-AUGENSTEIN, W. 2019. From stable isotope ecology to forensic isotope ecology: isotopes' tales. Forensic science international [online], 300, pages 89-98. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.04.023
    Stable isotope ecology and forensic isotope ecology are not only linked by name. More often than not, knowledge and insights gained through the former serve as a springboard for application focused work of the latter. This ...
  • Spatial variability of 2H and 18O composition of meteoric freshwater lakes in Scotland. 

    Hoogewerff, Jurian; Kemp, Helen F.; Leng, Melanie J.; Meier-Augenstein, Wolfram (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2019.1609958, 2019-04-30)
    HOOGEWERFF, J., KEMP, H.F., LENG, M.J. and MEIER-AUGENSTEIN, W. 2019. Spatial variability of 2H and 18O composition of meteoric freshwater lakes in Scotland. Isotopes in environmental and health studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2019.1609958
    Coastal regions, and in particular islands where precipitation from clouds formed out at sea occurs for the first time, are prime candidates for regions where 2H and 18O composition of precipitation will deviate significantly ...
  • Development of a highly sensitive electrochemical sensing platform for the trace level detection of lead ions. 

    Shah, Afzal; Zahid, Anum; Khan, Amjad; Iftikhar, Faiza Jan; Nisar, Jan; Fernandez, Carlos; Akhter, Mohammad Salim; Almutawah, Abdulla Ali; Kraatz, Heinz-Bernhard (The Electrochemical Society https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0271909jes, 2019-04-22)
    SHAH, A., ZAHID, A., KHAN, A., IFTIKHAR, F.J., NISAR, J., FERNANDEZ, C., AKHTER, M.S., ALMUTAWAH, A.A. and KRAATZ, H.-B. 2019. Development of a highly sensitive electrochemical sensing platform for the trace level detection of lead ions. Journal of the Electrochemical Society [online], 166(9), pages B3136-B3142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0271909jes
    Herein we report for the first time a highly sensitive electrochemical platform for the trace level detection of Pb (ӏӏ) using glassy carbon electrode modifiedwith 1-dodecanoyl-3-phenylthiourea (DPT). The performance of ...
  • An exploration of community pharmacists' views on the need for, type and content of a tool to support engagement with patients who may be homeless. 

    MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12533, 2019-04-03)
    MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2019. An exploration of community pharmacists' views on the need for, type and content of a tool to support engagement with patients who may be homeless. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 27(Supplement S2): abstracts of papers presented at the 2019 Health services research and pharmacy practice conference (HSRPP 2019), 8-9 April 2019, Birmingham, UK, pages 56-57. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12533
    Homelessness remains a global public health concern. A prior survey indicated the need for pharmacist training and coverage of the topic of homelessness around minimising impact of medicines use, referring for social ...
  • When would the general public view community pharmacy as their 'first port of call'? 

    MacLure, Katie; Craig, Gail; MacLure, Andrew; Boyter, Anne; Power, Ailsa; Osprey, Adam; McGregor, Annamarie; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12532, 2019-04-03)
    MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., MACLURE, A., BOYTER, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2019 When would the general public view community pharmacy as their 'first port of call'? International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 27(Supplement S2): abstracts of papers presented at the 2019 Health services research and pharmacy practice conference (HSRPP 2019), 8-9 April 2019, Birmingham, UK, pages 21-22. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12532
    The recently published ‘Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland’ urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the ‘first port of call’ for healthcare advice. The aim of this research is to ...
  • Clinical pharmacy practice in the care of chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review. 

    Al Raiisi, Fatama; Stewart, Derek C.; Fernandez-Llimos, Fernando; Salgado, Teresa M.; Mohamed, Moustafa Fahmy; Cunningham, Scott (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00816-4, 2019-04-09)
    AL RAIISI, F., STEWART, D., FERNANDEZ-LLIMOS, F., SALGADO, T., MOHAMED, M.F. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2019. Clinical pharmacy practice in the care of chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00816-4
    Background: Clinical pharmacy services have potential to contribute significantly to the multidisciplinary team providing safe, effective and economic care for patients. Given recent practice developments (e.g. polypharmacy ...
  • Using next-generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine ‘nemabiome’. 

    Mitchell, Catriona J.; O'Sullivan, Catherine M.; Pinloche, Eric; Wilkinson, Toby; Morphew, Russell M.; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1, 2019-04-03)
    MITCHELL, C.J., O'SULLIVAN, C.M., PINLOCHE, E., WILKINSON, T., MORPHEW, R.M. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2019. Using next generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine 'nemabiome'. Journal of equine science [online], 30(1), pages 1-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1
    Next generation sequencing of DNA from nematode eggs has been utilised to give the first account of the equine ‘nemabiome’. In all equine faecal samples investigated, multiple species of Strongylidae were detected; ranging ...

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