WHO Collaborating Centre for International Child & Adolescent Health Policy
In October 2013 the World Health Organisation (WHO) designated the University of St Andrews School of Medicine as its Collaborating Centre for International Child and Adolescent Health Policy.
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Towards objective and reproducible study of patient-doctor interaction : automatic text analysis based VR-CoDES annotation of consultation transcripts (IEEE, 2017-07-11) - Conference itemWhile increasingly appreciated for its importance,the interaction between health care professionals (HCP) and patients is notoriously difficult to study, with both methodological and practical challenges. The former has ...
The relationship between cancer patient's fear of recurrence and radiotherapy : a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017-06) - Journal itemOBJECTIVE: This review aims to provide an overview of the current knowledge available on the nature and extent of the relationship between external-beam radiotherapy (RT) and fear of cancer recurrence (FoR). METHODS: PubMed, ...
Using fundamental frequency of cancer survivors’ speech to investigate emotional distress in out-patient visits (2016-12) - Journal articleObjective Emotions, are in part conveyed by varying levels of fundamental frequency of voice pitch (f0). This study tests the hypothesis that patients display heightened levels of emotional arousal (f0) during Verona Coding ...
A feasibility study of the Mini-AFTER telephone intervention for the management of fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors : a mixed-methods study protocol (2017-07-20) - Journal articleBackground: Fear of recurrence (FoR) is a major concern for patients following treatment for primary breast cancer, affecting 60–99% of breast cancer survivors. Mini-AFTER is a brief intervention developed to address this ...