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MapMySmoke–a context aware mobile phone application targeted at smoking cessation
(2016-11-22) - Conference poster,
How head and neck consultants manage patients’ emotional distress during cancer follow-up consultations : a multilevel study
(2014) - Journal article,
Head and neck cancer (HNC) patients suffer substantial emotional problems. This study aimed to explore how utterance-level variables (source, type and timing of emotional cues) and patient-level variables (e.g. age, gender ...
Applying the Verona Coding Definitions of Emotional Sequences (VR-CoDES) in the dental context involving patients with complex communication needs : an exploratory study
(2014-11) - Journal article,
Objective The VR-CoDES has been previously applied in the dental context. However, we know little about how dental patients with intellectual disabilities (ID) and complex communication needs express their emotional distress ...
Can reassurance hurt?
(2014-11) - Journal article,
Can you remember how many times your dentist has reassured you, for example, during an anaesthetic injection? Do you suspect that the phrase from the dentist ‘It won’t hurt’ only serves as a warning that it is going to be ...
Do multimorbidity and deprivation influence patients' emotional expressions and doctors' responses in primary care consultations? - An exploratory study using multilevel analysis
(2015-09) - Journal article,
Objective: To explore whether and how patient multimorbidity and socioeconomic deprivation conditions might influence patients’ emotional expression and doctors’ responses in the general practice (GP) consultations. Methods: ...
A mobile phone intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men : study protocol for a randomised controlled cost-effectiveness trial
(2014-12-19) - Journal article,
Socially disadvantaged men are at a substantially higher risk of developing alcohol-related problems. The frequency of heavy drinking in a single session is high among disadvantaged men. Brief alcohol interventions were ...
Adult dental anxiety : recent assessment approaches and psychological management in a dental practice setting
(2016-05) - Journal article,
Dental Anxiety of patients is a common feature of the everyday experience of dental practice. This article advocates the use of regular assessment of this psychological construct to assist in patient management. Various ...
Does dental undergraduate education and postgraduate training enable intention to provide inhalation sedation in primary dental care? A path analytical exploration
(2017-08) - Journal article,
Aim: To examine how quality standards of dental undergraduate education, postgraduate training and qualifications together with confidence and barriers could be utilised to predict intention to provide inhalation sedation. ...
Acute risk factors in fatal opioid overdoses as a result of hypoxia and cardiotoxicity. A systematic review and critical appraisal
(2016-08) - Journal item,
Background: The rates of fatal opioid overdoses (FOO) have increased rapidly over the last 10 years. The actual phenomenon occurs as a result of a toxic opioid effect on the cardiorespiratory system. Aims: The systematic ...
School-based health education programmes, health-learning capacity and child oral health–related quality of life
(2016-10-01) - Journal article,
Objective To use a model of health learning to examine the role of health-learning capacity and the effect of a school-based oral health education intervention (Winning Smiles) on the health outcome, child oral health–related ...