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  • Estimation of community-wide exposure to bisphenol A via water fingerprinting. 

    Lopardo, Luigi; Petrie, Bruce; Proctor, Kathryn; Youdan, Jane; Barden, Ruth; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.12.048, 2019-01-25)
    LOPARDO, L., PETRIE, B., PROCTOR, K., YOUDAN, J., BARDEN, R. and KASPRZYK-HORDERN, B. 2019. Estimation of community-wide exposure to bisphenol A via water fingerprinting. Environment international [online], 125, pages 1-8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.12.048
    Molecular epidemiology in human biomonitoring allows for verification of public exposure to chemical substances. Unfortunately, due to logistical difficulties and high cost, it evaluates only small study groups and as a ...
  • Inter-agency adult support and protection practice: a realistic evaluation with police, health and social care professionals. 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Klein, Susan; McCluskey, Samantha; Woolnough, Penny; Diack, Lesley (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JICA-06-2018-0041, 2019-02-11)
    JOSEPH, S., KLEIN, S., MCCLUSKEY, S., WOOLNOUGH, P. and DIACK, L. 2019. Inter-agency adult support and protection practice: a realistic evaluation with police, health and social care professionals. Journal of integrated care [online], 27(1), pages 50-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JICA-06-2018-0041
    Purpose - Collaborative inter-agency working is of paramount importance for the public protection agenda worldwide. The purpose of this paper is to disseminate the findings from a research study on the inter-agency working ...
  • Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. 

    Tonna, Antonella P.; Anthony, Geraldine; Tonna, Ivan; Paudyal, Vibhu; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Laing, Rob; Mackenzie, Alexander; Falconer, Sharon; McCartney, Gillian; Stewart, Derek C. (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475, 2019-01-25)
    TONNA, A., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., FALCONER, S., MCCARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2019. Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. BMJ open [online], 9(1), article ID e027475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475
    Objectives: This study aimed to use a theoretical approach to understand the determinants of behaviour in patients not home self-administering intravenous antibiotics. Setting: Outpatient care: included patients were ...
  • Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. 

    Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Quinn, Francis; Klein, Susan; Stewart, Derek C. (Via Medica https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040, 2018-12-19)
    GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040
    Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within the offshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change ...
  • Highly enhanced electrochemical performance of novel based electrode materials for supercapacitor applications: an overview. 

    Ramachandran, Rasu; Chen, Tse-Wei; Chen, Shen-Ming; Raja, Paulsamy; Fernandez, Carlos; Rani, Selvarajan Divya; Gajendran, Pandi; Raju, Ganapathy; Baskar, Thangaraj; Jeyapragasam, Tharini (ESG https://doi.org/10.20964/2019.02.75, 2019-01-05)
    RAMACHANDRAN, R., CHEN, T.-W., CHEN, S.-M., RAJA, P., FERNANDEZ, C., RANI, S.D., GAJENDRAN, P., RAJU, G., BASKAR, T. and JEYAPRAGASAM, T. 2019. Highly enhanced electrochemical performance of novel based electrode materials for supercapacitor applications: an overview. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 14(1), pages 1634-1648. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2019.02.75
    The research and recent progress of electrochemical energy storage devices applied to various applications during the past two decayed are reviewed. Different electrode materials (carbon-based materials, metal oxides, ...
  • A comprehensive working state monitoring method for power battery packs considering state of balance and aging correction. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Fernandez, Carlos; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Chen, Lei; Zhang, Li (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.020, 2019-01-08)
    WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M., CHEN, L. and ZHANG, L. 2019. A comprehensive working state monitoring method for power battery packs considering state of balance and aging correction. Energy [online], 171, pages 444-455. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.020
    A comprehensive working state monitoring method is proposed to protect the power lithium-ion battery packs, implying accurate estimation effect but using minimal time demand of self-learning treatment. A novel state of ...
  • In situ atomic-scale oscillation sublimation of magnesium under CO₂ conditions. 

    Sun, Yong; Guo, Jianxin; Fernandez, Carlos; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (ACS Publications https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03580, 2018-12-10)
    SUN, Y., GUO, J., FERNANDEZ, C., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2019. In situ atomic-scale oscillation sublimation of magnesium under CO₂ conditions. Langmuir [online], 35(1), pages 300-305. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03580
    Understanding the interactive role between Mg and CO₂ is crucial for many technological applications, including CO₂ storage, melting protection, corrosion resistance, and ceramic welding. Here we report observations of ...
  • The effect of water treatment unit processes on cyanobacterial trichome integrity. 

    Pestana, Carlos Joao; Capelo Neto, José; Lawton, Linda A.; Oliveira, Samylla; Carloto, Ismael; Linhares, Helísia P. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.337, 2018-12-26)
    PESTANA, C.J., CAPELO-NETO, J., LAWTON, L., OLIVEIRA, S., CARLOTO, I. and LINHARES, H.P. 2019. The effect of water treatment unit processes on cyanobacterial trichome integrity. Science of the total environment [online], 659, pages 1403-1414. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.337
    Many toxic and/or noxious cyanobacteria appear in nature with a filamentous, stacked cell arrangement called trichomes. Although water treatment can be optimized to keep cyanobacterial cells intact and avoid the release ...
  • Consumer perception of water quality during an off-flavor event in Fortaleza-Brazil. 

    Pestana, Carlos Joao; Capelo Neto, José; Barros, Mário U. G.; Menezes, Indira; Góis, Amanda; Santos, Geovane (IWA Publishing https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2018.077, 2018-12-05)
    PESTANA, C.J., CAPELO NETO, J., BARROS, M.U.G., MENEZES, I., GÓIS, A. and SANTOS, G. 2018. Consumer perception of water quality during an off-flavor event in Fortaleza-Brazil. Journal of water supply: research and technology-Aqua [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2018.077
    During a taste and odor episode (2-methylisoborneol) in a reservoir that supplies the Fortaleza Metropolitan Region, Brazil, two surveys were conducted to determine tap water usage behavior as well as the sensory sensitivity ...
  • Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. 

    Young, Kenneth W.; Thomas, Nadine A.; Duval, Stephane M.; Newbold, C. Jamie; Fried, Johannes; Brown, David S.; Hackstein, Johannes H. P.; Michalowski, Tadeusz; McEwan, Neil R. (International society of endocytobiology (ISE) https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00355360, 2015-12-31)
    YOUNG, K.W., THOMAS, N.A., DUVAL, S.M., NEWBOLD, J., FRIED, J., BROWN, D.S., HACKSTEIN, J.H.P., MICHALOWSKI, T. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2015. Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. Journal of endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 50-55. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00355360
    A method is described which allows isolation of macronuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. Ciliate cells were enriched from the total microbial population in the rumen of sheep with a single ciliate species ...
  • Epizootic rabbit enteropathy (ERE): a review of current knowledge. 

    Puón-Peláez, X.-H. D.; McEwan, Neil R.; Olvera-Ramirez, Andrea Margarita (European Scientific Institute https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2018.v14n36p137, 2018-12-30)
    PUÓN-PALÁEZ, X.-H.D., MCEWAN, N.R. and OLVERA-RAMIREZ, A.M. 2018. Epizootic rabbit enteropathy (ERE): a review of current knowledge. European scientific journal [online], 14(36), pages 137-149. Available from: https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2018.v14n36p137
    This literature review deals with Epizootic rabbit enteropathy (ERE), a condition which is potentially fatal to infected animals and continues to threaten the rabbit production industry internationally. The documented ...
  • A case study of the implementation and sustainability of medication reviews in older patients by clinical pharmacists. 

    Kempen, Thomas G. H.; Gillespie, Ulrika; Färdborg, Maria; McIntosh, Jennifer; Mair, Alpana; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.006, 2018-12-19)
    KEMPEN, T.G.H., GILLESPIE, U., FÄRDBORG, M., MCINTOSH, J., MAIR, A. and STEWART, D. A case study of the implementation and sustainability of medication reviews in older patients by clinical pharmacists. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.006
    Background : Medication reviews have been introduced as healthcare interventions to decrease inappropriate polypharmacy in older patients, but implementation in practice is challenging. Objective: This case study aimed to ...
  • A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. 

    Sumematsu, Mina; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Abe, Keiko; Yasui, Hiroki; Takahashi, Noriyuki; Okazaki, Kentaro; Haxton, Jenni; McFadyen, Morag C. E.; Walker, Patrick; Diack, Lesley (Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465, 2018-11-30)
    SUEMATSU, M., JOSEPH, S., ABE, K., YASUI, H., TAKAHASHI, N., OKAZAKI, K., HAXTON, J., MCFADYEN, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2018. A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. Nagoya journal of medical science [online], 80(4), pages 465-473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465
    To minimise the global burden of diabetes, the awareness of appropriate intervention methods for diabetes education and practice is essential. This project is the first international interprofessional education (IIPE) for ...
  • A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Cunningham, Scott; Strath, Alison; MacLure, Andrew; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Dreischulte, Tobias; Nicolson, Christopher; Pfleger, David; Tiernan, Dawn; MacLure, Katie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.005, 2018-12-13)
    STEWART, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., STRATH, A., MACLURE, A., GIBSON-SMITH, K., RUSHWORTH, G.F., DREISCHULTE, T., NICOLSON, C., PFLEGER, D., TIERNAN, D. and MACLURE, K. 2018. A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.005
    Background: While studies have reported pharmacists’ perspectives of research involvement, almost all are limited by sector, have little focus on research translation and have not incorporated behavior change theory. ...
  • The potential use of plant natural products and plant extracts with antioxidant properties for the prevention/treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: in vitro, in vivo and clinical trials. 

    Pohl, Franziska; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23123283, 2018-12-11)
    POHL, F. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2018. The potential use of plant natural products and plant extracts with antioxidant properties for the prevention/treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: in vitro, in vivo and clinical trials. Molecules [online], 23(12), article ID 3283. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23123283
    Neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease, present a major health issue and financial burden for health care systems around the world. The impact of these ...
  • Enantioselective LC-MS/MS for anthropogenic markers of septic tank discharge. 

    Ramage, Stuart; Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Petrie, Bruce (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.007, 2018-12-03)
    RAMAGE, S., CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D. and PETRIE, B. 2019. Enantioselective LC-MS/MS for anthropogenic markers of septic tank discharge. Chemosphere [online], 219, pages 191-201. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.007
    Households in rural locations utilize septic tanks for wastewater treatment and can cause surface water contamination. A new methodology was developed to help investigate the role septic tanks play in the dissemination of ...
  • Stereoselective LC-MS/MS methodologies for environmental analysis of chiral pesticides. 

    Petrie, Bruce; Camacho-Muñoz, Maria Dolores; Martin, Julia (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.010, 2018-11-17)
    PETRIE, B., MUÑOZ, M.D.C. and MARTIN, J. 2019. Stereoselective LC-MS/MS methodologies for environmental analysis of chiral pesticides. Trends in analytical chemistry [online], 110, pages 249-258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.010
    Chiral pesticides can exert stereospecific toxicity in contaminated environmental compartments. Therefore, measuring pesticides at the enantiomeric level is essential to assess the risk posed to exposed organisms, including ...
  • The association of sitting time with sarcopenia status and physical performance at baseline and 18-month follow up in the residential aged care setting. 

    Reid, Natasha; Keogh, Justin W. L.; Swinton, Paul Alan; Gardiner, Paul; Henwood, Tim (Human Kinetics https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2017-0204, 2018-07-31)
    REID, N., KEOGH, J.W., SWINTON, P., GARDINER, P.A. and HENWOOD, T.R. 2018. The association of sitting time with sarcopenia status and physical performance at baseline and 18-month follow up in the residential aged care setting. Journal of aging and physical activity [online], 26(3), pages 445-450. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2017-0204
    This study investigated the association of sitting time with sarcopenia and physical performance in residential aged care residents at baseline and 18-month follow-up. Measures included the International Physical Activity ...
  • A rapid method for the detection of sarcosine using SPIONs/Au/CS/SOX/NPs for prostate cancer sensing. 

    Uhlirova, Dagmar; Stankova, Martina; Docekalova, Michaela; Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Ruzicka, Josef; Fernandez, Carlos; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19123722, 2018-11-22)
    UHLIROVA, D., STANKOVA, M., DOCEKALOVA, M., HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., RUZICKA, J., FERNANDEZ, C., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. 2018. A rapid method for the detection of sarcosine using SPIONs/Au/CS/SOX/NPs for prostate cancer sensing. International journal of molecular sciences [online], 19(12), article ID 3722. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19123722
    Background: Sarcosine is an amino acid that is formed by methylation of glycine and is present in trace amounts in the body. Increased sarcosine concentrations in blood plasma and urine are manifested in sarcosinemia and ...
  • Inheritance patterns of coat colouration and horn number in Jacob sheep. 

    Anjola, O. A.; McEwan, Neil R. (De Gruyter https://doi.org/10.1515/opag-2018-0040, 2018-11-02)
    ANJOLA, O.A. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. Inheritance patterns of coat colouration and horn number in Jacob sheep. Open agriculture [online], 3(1), pages 363-367. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/opag-2018-0040
    The allele for black coat colour is dominant relative to the allele for lilac in Jacob sheep and is affected by a single gene locus. The percentage of this colouration, as opposed to white fleece, across the body has a ...

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