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  • Midwifery Job Autonomy in New Zealand: I do it all the time

    Clemons, J; Gilkison, A; Mharapara, T; Dixon, L; McAra-Couper, J (Elsevier, 2020)
    Introduction This research aimed to identify what supports and what hinders job autonomy for midwives in New Zealand. Methods Registered midwives participated in an open-ended, online survey in 2019. Anonymised participants ...
  • Six Things You Need to Know About Low Back Pain

    Baxter, GD; Chapple, C; Ellis, R; Hill, J; Liu, L; Mani, R; Reid, D; Stokes, T; Tumilty, S (CSIRO Publishing, 2020)
    Low back pain (LBP) is the leading contributor to years lived with disability, and imposes an enormous burden on individuals and on health-care systems. General practitioners and physiotherapists are generally the front-line ...
  • A Multiday Evaluation of Real-time Intramuscular EMG Usability With ANN

    Waris, A; Zia ur Rehman, M; Niazi, IK; Jochumsen, M; Englehart, K; Jensen, W; Haavik, H; Kamavuako, EN (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Recent developments in implantable technology, such as high-density recordings, wireless transmission of signals to a prosthetic hand, may pave the way for intramuscular electromyography (iEMG)-based myoelectric control ...
  • Exploring Physiotherapists’ Use of Clinical Practice Guidelines, Screening, and Stratification Tools for People With Low Back Pain in New Zealand

    Hill, J; Bedford, J; Houston, D; A. Reid, D; Baxter, GD; Ellis, R (Physiotherapy New Zealand, 2020)
    Low back pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability in New Zealand and is associated with significant treatment and societal costs. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for LBP increasingly recommend the use of screening ...
  • Setting the Stage: Reviewing Current Knowledge on the Health of New Zealand Immigrants-an Integrative Review

    Kanengoni, B; Andajani-Sutjahjo, S; Holroyd, E (PeerJ Inc., 2018)
    The growth of migrant communities continues to rise globally, creating unique and complex health challenges. Literature on immigrant health in New Zealand (NZ) remains scant. This integrative literature review was conducted ...
  • Mental Health of African Asylum-seekers and Refugees in Hong Kong: Using the Social Determinants of Health Framework

    Wong, WCW; Cheung, S; Miu, HYH; Chen, J; Loper, KA; Holroyd, E (BioMed Central Ltd, 2017)
    Background: Hong Kong is non-signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol, and has no systematic domestic policies committed to the rights of asylum-seekers and refugees (ASRs). This creates a tenuous ...
  • A Lost Tribe in the City: Health Status and Needs of African Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Hong Kong

    Wong, WCW; Cheng, S; Holroyd, E; Chen, J; Loper, KA; Tran, L; Miu, HYH (BioMed Central Ltd., 2016)
    Background: Hong Kong's resistance to be a signatory of the 1951 Geneva Convention and lack of domestic policies in this area has resulted in restrictions on access to healthcare amongst asylum seekers and refugees (ASRs). ...
  • Barriers and Facilitators of Linkage to HIV Care Among HIV-infected Young Chinese Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Qualitative Study

    Li, H; Wei, C; Tucker, J; Kang, D; Liao, M; Holroyd, E; Zheng, J; Qi, Q; Ma, W (2017)
    Background: The Four Free and One Care Policy (HIV/AIDS-related free services) has been in place in China since 2004. However, linkage to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care is not yet achieved very well among people ...
  • Safer Sex Practices Among Newly Diagnosed Hiv-positive Men Who Have Sex With Men in China: Results From an Ethnographic Study

    Li, H; Sankar, A; Holroyd, E; Jiang, B (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    The study reported here sought to understand the rationales of safer sex practices adopted by newly diagnosed HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). Guided by a socio-ecological framework, an ethnography was conducted ...
  • Estimating Global Injuries Morbidity and Mortality: Methods and Data Used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 Study

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Sufiyan, MB; Sykes, BL; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tabb, KM; Taddele, BW; Tefera, YM; Tehrani-Banihashemi, A; Tekulu, GH; Tesema Tesema, AK; Tesfay, BE; Thapar, R; Titova, MV; Tlaye, KG; Tohidinik, HR; Topor-Madry, R; Tran, KB; Tran, BX; Tripathy, JP; Tsai, AC; Tsatsakis, A; Car, LT; Ullah, I; Ullah, S; Unnikrishnan, B; Upadhyay, E; Uthman, OA; Valdez, PR; Vasankari, TJ; Veisani, Y; Venketasubramanian, N; Violante, FS; Vlassov, V; Waheed, Y; Wang, Y-P; Wiangkham, T; Wolde, HF; Woldeyes, DH; Wondmeneh, TG; Wondmieneh, AB; Wu, A-M; Wyper, GMA; Yadav, R; Yadollahpour, A; Yano, Y; Yaya, S; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, V; Ye, P; Yip, P; Yisma, E; Yonemoto, N; Yoon, S-J; Youm, Y; Younis, MZ; Yousefi, Z; Yu, C; Yu, Y; Moghadam, TZ; Zaidi, Z; Zaman, SB; Zamani, M; Zandian, H; Zarei, F; Zhang, Z-J; Zhang, Y; Ziapour, A; Zodpey, S; Dandona, R; Dharmaratne, SD; Hay, SI; Mokdad, AH; Pigott, DM; Reiner, RC; Vos, T (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
    BACKGROUND: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern research methods must account for the wide spectrum of disability that can occur in an injury, and must provide estimates ...
  • Years of Life Lost Due to Traumatic Brain Injury in Europe: A Cross-sectional Analysis of 16 Countries

    Majdan, M; Plancikova, D; Maas, A; Polinder, S; Feigin, V; Theadom, A; Rusnak, M; Brazinova, A; Haagsma, J (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    Introduction Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major public health, medical, and societal challenge globally. They present a substantial burden to victims, their families, and the society as a whole. Although ...
  • The Consequences of Using Advanced Physical Assessment Skills in Medical and Surgical Nursing: A Hermeneutic Pragmatic Study

    Zambas, SI; Smythe, EA; Koziol-Mclain, J (Taylor and Francis, 2016)
    Aims and objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the consequences of the nurse’s use of advanced assessment skills on medical and surgical wards. Background: Appropriate, accurate, and timely assessment by nurses ...
  • Cerebellar Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Learning a Novel Split-belt Treadmill Task: A Randomised Controlled Trial

    Kumari, N; Taylor, D; Rashid, U; Vandal, AC; Smith, PF; Signal, N (Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
    This study aimed to examine the effect of repeated anodal cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (ctDCS) on learning a split-belt treadmill task. Thirty healthy individuals randomly received three consecutive ...
  • Preoperative Physiotherapy Is Cost-effective for Preventing Pulmonary Complications After Major Abdominal Surgery: A Health Economic Analysis of a Multicentre Randomised Trial

    Boden, I; Robertson, IK; Neil, A; Reeve, J; Palmer, AJ; Skinner, EH; Browning, L; Anderson, L; Hill, C; Story, D; Denehy, L (Elsevier BV, 2020)
    Question: Is preoperative physiotherapy cost-effective in reducing postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC) and improving quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) after major abdominal surgery? Design: Costeffectiveness ...
  • Health Policy and Its Unintended Consequences for Midwife-woman Partnerships: Is Normal Pregnancy at Risk When the BMI Measure Is Used?

    Knox, S; Crowther, S; McAra-Couper, J; Gilkison, A (New Zealand College of Midwives, 2018)
    Background: Little attention has been paid to understanding the unintended consequences of health policy for midwife-woman partnerships. The measure of Body Mass Index (BMI) is one such policy example which has become ...
  • Developing A Mobile Immersive Reality Framework For Enhanced Simulation Training: MESH360

    Wilkinson, N; Cochrane, T; Aiello, S; Aguayo, C (ASCILITE, 2019)
    This paper reports on the second iteration prototype design stage of an immersive reality (XR) enhanced simulation project in critical healthcare higher education. While there is no doubt of the positive impact on the ...
  • Companion Robots for Older People: Importance of User-centred Design Demonstrated Through Observations and Focus Groups Comparing Preferences of Older People and Roboticists in South West England

    Bradwell, HL; Edwards, KJ; Winnington, R; Thill, S; Jones, RB (BMJ Journals, 2019)
    OBJECTIVE: Companion robots, such as Paro, may reduce agitation and depression for older people with dementia. However, contradictory research outcomes suggest robot design is not always optimal. While many researchers ...
  • Ethical Perceptions Towards Real-world Use of Companion Robots With Older People and People With Dementia: Survey Opinions Among Younger Adults

    Bradwell, HL; Winnington, R; Thill, S; Jones, RB (BioMed Central, 2020)
    BACKGROUND: Use of companion robots may reduce older people's depression, loneliness and agitation. This benefit has to be contrasted against possible ethical concerns raised by philosophers in the field around issues such ...

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