Affiliation: Queen Mary
- Reporting participation rates in studies of non-pharmacological interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic reviewRatna Sohanpal
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 58 Turner Street, London, E1 2AB, UK
Syst Rev 1:66. 2012..One reason may be poor patient participation and retention. We conducted a systematic review to determine a true estimate of participation and dropout rates in research studies of these interventions...
- Learning to manage COPD: a qualitative study of reasons for attending and not attending a COPD-specific self-management programmeRatna Sohanpal
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Chron Respir Dis 9:163-74. 2012..Providing solutions for practical barriers may improve participation. However, alternatives to group-based interventions need to be developed for people with functional and emotional barriers to attendance...
- A qualitative study evaluating experiences of a lifestyle intervention in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen suppression therapyLiam Bourke
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 2AB, UK
Trials 13:208. 2012..The aim of this research was to conduct a qualitative evaluation of the lifestyle intervention in these men with advanced prostate cancer receiving androgen suppression therapy (AST)...
- Self-management support for moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pilot randomised controlled trialStephanie J C Taylor
Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Br J Gen Pract 62:e687-95. 2012..Better self management could improve quality of life (QoL) and reduce hospital admissions in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but the best way to promote it remains unclear...