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Economic evaluation of a rehabilitation program integrating exercise, self-management, and active coping strategies for chronic knee pain.
OBJECTIVE: To conduct an economic evaluation of the Enabling Self-Management and Coping with Arthritic Knee Pain through Exercise (ESCAPE-knee pain) program. METHODS: Alongside a clinical trial, we estimated the costs of ...
Barriers and facilitators to adherence to secondary stroke prevention medications after stroke: analysis of survivors and caregivers views from an online stroke forum.
OBJECTIVE: To identify barriers and facilitators of medication adherence in patients with stroke along with their caregivers. DESIGN: Qualitative thematic analysis of posts about secondary prevention medications, informed ...
Is BMI alone a sufficient outcome to evaluate interventions for child obesity?
BACKGROUND: BMI is often used to evaluate the effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions, but such interventions may have additional benefits independent of effects on adiposity. We investigated whether benefits to ...
Algorithms for the Capture and Adjudication of Prevalent and Incident Diabetes in UK Biobank.
OBJECTIVES: UK Biobank is a UK-wide cohort of 502,655 people aged 40-69, recruited from National Health Service registrants between 2006-10, with healthcare data linkage. Type 2 diabetes is a key exposure and outcome. We ...
At-risk registers integrated into primary care to stop asthma crises in the UK (ARRISA-UK): study protocol for a pragmatic, cluster randomised trial with nested health economic and process evaluations.
BACKGROUND: Despite effective treatments and long-standing management guidelines, there are approximately 1400 hospital admissions for asthma weekly in the United Kingdom (UK), many of which could be avoided. In our previous ...
Maternal intake of sugar during pregnancy and childhood respiratory and atopic outcomes.
The possible role of maternal consumption of free sugar during pregnancy in the inception of respiratory and atopic diseases has not been studied. We aimed to study the relationship between maternal intake of free sugar ...
A review of the public health impacts of unconventional natural gas development.
The public health impact of hydraulic fracturing remains a high profile and controversial issue. While there has been a recent surge of published papers, it remains an under-researched area despite being possibly the most ...
Perceptions of changes in practice following peer review in the National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to examine perceptions of local service change and concepts of change amongst participants in a UK nationwide randomised controlled trial of informal, structured, reciprocated, ...
Improving treatment of asthma attacks in children.