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2021

What makes palliative care needs “complex”?: a multisite sequential explanatory mixed methods study of patients referred for specialist palliative care

Finucane, A., Swenson, C., MacArtney, J., Perry, R., Lamberton, H., Hetherington, L., Graham-Wisener, L., Murray, S. & Carduff, E., 15 Jan 2021, In: BMC palliative care.

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Red Herrings, Circuit -Breakers and Ageism in the Covid-19 debate

Lawrence, D. & Harris, J., 14 Jan 2021, In: Journal of Medical Ethics.

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Population perspective comparing COVID-19 to all and common causes of death during the first wave of the pandemic in seven European countries

Curry, G., Bhopal, R., Villarroel, N., Bhopal, S., Olabi, B. & Bagaria, J., 13 Jan 2021, In: Public Health in Practice. PUHIP-D-20-00280.

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Protocol for a qualitative study to identify strategies to optimise hospital ePrescribing systems

Heeney, C., Malden, S. & Sheikh, A., 13 Jan 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Challenges for palliative care day services: a focus group study

Hasson, F., Jordan, J., McKibben, L., Graham-Wisener, L., Finucane, A., Armour, K., Zafar, S., Hewison, A., Brazil, K. & Kernohan, G., 12 Jan 2021, In: BMC palliative care.

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Data Storyboarding

Nightingale, G., 11 Jan 2021

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Trend shifts in road trafficcollisions: An application of Hidden Markov Models and Generalised Additive Models to assess the impact of the20 mph speed limit policy in Edinburgh

Popov, V., Nightingale, G., Kelly, P., Jepson, R. G., Kelly, M., Milton, K. & Williams, A., 11 Jan 2021, In: Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science.

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Smokeless tobacco products, supply chain and retailers’ practices in England: a multi-methods study to inform policy

Siddiqui, F., Khan, T., Readshaw, A., Croucher, R., Dockrell, M., Jackson, C., Kanaan, M., McCambridge, J., McNeill, A., Parrott, S., Sheikh, A. & Siddiqi, K., 7 Jan 2021, In: Tobacco Control.

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Predicting specific abilities after disabling stroke: Development and validation of prognostic models

Visvanathan, A., Graham, C., Dennis, M., Lawton, J., Doubal, F., Mead, G. & Whiteley, W., 5 Jan 2021, In: International Journal of Stroke. p. 1747493020982873

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Sex-dimorphic genetic effects and novel loci for fasting glucose and insulin variability

Meta-Analyses of Glucose and Insulin-related traits Consortium (MAGIC), 5 Jan 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12, 1, 24.

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2020

A comparison of conventional and minimally invasive multilevel surgery for children with diplegic cerebral palsy

Edwards, T. A., Thompson, N., Prescott, R., Stebbins, J., Wright, J. & Theologis, T., 31 Dec 2020, In: Bone and Joint Journal. 103-B, 1, p. 192-197 6 p.

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Physical activity and COVID-19: an observational and Mendelian randomisation study

Zhang, X., Li, X., Sun, Z., He, Y., Xu, W., Campbell, H., Dunlop, M. G., Timofeeva, M. & Theodoratou, E., 30 Dec 2020, In: Journal of Global Health. 10, 2, p. 020514

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Urate, Blood Pressure, and Cardiovascular Disease: Evidence From Mendelian Randomization and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials

Gill, D., Cameron, A. C., Burgess, S., Li, X., Doherty, D. J., Karhunen, V., Abdul-rahim, A. H., Taylor-rowan, M., Zuber, V., Tsao, P. S., Klarin, D., Evangelou, E., Elliott, P., Damrauer, S. M., Quinn, T. J., Dehghan, A., Theodoratou, E., Dawson, J. & Tzoulaki, I., 28 Dec 2020, In: Hypertension.

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Risks of and risk factors for COVID-19 disease in people with diabetes: a cohort study of the total population of Scotland

Public Health Scotland COVID-19 Health Protection Study Group & Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group, 23 Dec 2020, In: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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Risk factors for carbapenemase-producing organisms among inpatients in Scotland: A national matched case-control study

Zhao, S., Perry, M. R., Kennedy, S., Wilson, J., Chase-Topping, M. E., Anderson, E., Lockhart, M. C. & Woolhouse, M. E. J., 22 Dec 2020, In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. p. 1-10 10 p.

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Spices to Control COVID-19 Symptoms: Yes, but Not Only…

Bousquet, J., Czarlewski, W., Zuberbier, T., Mullol, J., Blain, H., Cristol, J-P., De La Torre, R., Le Moing, V., Pizarro Lozano, N., Bedbrook, A., Agache, I., Akdis, C. A., Canonica, G. W., Cruz, A. A., Fiocchi, A., Fonseca, J. A., Fonseca, S., Gemicioğlu, B., Haahtela, T., Iaccarino, G. & 19 others, Ivancevich, J. C., Jutel, M., Klimek, L., Kuna, P., Larenas-Linnemann, D. E., Melén, E., Okamoto, Y., Papadopoulos, N. G., Pfaar, O., Reynes, J., Rolland, Y., Rouadi, P. W., Samolinski, B., Sheikh, A., Toppila-Salmi, S., Valiulis, A., Choi, H-J., Kim, H. J. & Anto, J. M., 22 Dec 2020, In: International archives of allergy and immunology. p. 1-7 7 p.

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Student perceptions of smoke-free school policies in Europe – a critical discourse analysis

Hewer, R., Hill, S. & Amos, A., 22 Dec 2020, In: Critical Public Health.

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