Michelle Briggs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Topical agents or dressings for pain in venous leg ulcers
    Michelle Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD001177. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint A feasibility study of a combined nurse/pharmacist-led chronic pain clinic in primary care
    Michelle Briggs
    University of Leeds, UK
    Qual Prim Care 16:91-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Living with leg ulceration: a synthesis of qualitative research
    Michelle Briggs
    Pallium Research Group, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Adv Nurs 59:319-28. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Painful leg ulceration: a prospective, longitudinal cohort study
    Michelle Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 15:186-91. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of the impact of treatments and products on their experience of leg ulcer pain
    M Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK
    J Wound Care 15:333-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Topical agents or dressings for pain in venous leg ulcers
    Michelle Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Baines Wing, Leeds, UK, LS2 9JT
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD001177. 2010
  7. pmc Cognitive status and analgesic provision in nursing home residents
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds
    Br J Gen Pract 54:919-21. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Reporting of painful conditions in nursing homes
    S Jose Closs
    Leeds Pallium Group, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1203-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cues for the identification of pain in nursing home residents
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:3-12. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The impact of neuropathic pain on relationships
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:402-11. 2009

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Topical agents or dressings for pain in venous leg ulcers
    Michelle Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD001177. 2012
    ..The main treatments are compression bandages and dressings. Topical treatments to reduce pain during and between dressing changes are sometimes used...
  2. ncbi request reprint A feasibility study of a combined nurse/pharmacist-led chronic pain clinic in primary care
    Michelle Briggs
    University of Leeds, UK
    Qual Prim Care 16:91-4. 2008
    ..This study showed that a combined nurse/pharmacist-led clinic for managing chronic pain in primary care can lead to improvements in management of pain, reduction in use of secondary care resources and high rates of satisfaction...
  3. ncbi request reprint Living with leg ulceration: a synthesis of qualitative research
    Michelle Briggs
    Pallium Research Group, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Adv Nurs 59:319-28. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to identify and synthesize all published qualitative research studies exploring patients' experiences of living with a leg ulcer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Painful leg ulceration: a prospective, longitudinal cohort study
    Michelle Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 15:186-91. 2007
    ..Patients who scored positively for neuropathic symptoms had higher average daily pain scores and fewer had healed leg ulcers at 6 months compared with those who did not experience neuropathic signs and symptoms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of the impact of treatments and products on their experience of leg ulcer pain
    M Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK
    J Wound Care 15:333-7. 2006
    ..Very little research has explored patients' experience of pain with different cleansing agents and dressings. We therefore undertook a longitudinal study of their impact on leg ulcer pain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Topical agents or dressings for pain in venous leg ulcers
    Michelle Briggs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Baines Wing, Leeds, UK, LS2 9JT
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD001177. 2010
    ..EMLA appears to provide effective pain relief for venous leg ulcer debridement but the effect (if any) of EMLA on ulcer healing remains unknown...
  7. pmc Cognitive status and analgesic provision in nursing home residents
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds
    Br J Gen Pract 54:919-21. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Reporting of painful conditions in nursing homes
    S Jose Closs
    Leeds Pallium Group, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1203-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cues for the identification of pain in nursing home residents
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:3-12. 2005
    ..A simple model of the interaction between cognitive deficit, cue type and level of cue interpretation was proposed...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of neuropathic pain on relationships
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:402-11. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study exploring the impact of neuropathic pain on family, social and working relationships among patients at a pain clinic serving a large urban area...
  11. doi request reprint Can venous and arterial leg ulcers be differentiated by the characteristics of the pain they produce?
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:637-45. 2008
    ..To explore the characteristics of venous and arterial leg ulcer pain among people cared for in the community...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of five search strategies in retrieving qualitative patient-reported electronic data on the impact of pressure ulcers on quality of life
    Claudia A Gorecki
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Adv Nurs 66:645-52. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Patient-reported pressure ulcer pain: a mixed-methods systematic review
    Claudia Gorecki
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds, Lees, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:443-59. 2011
    ..To improve outcomes for patients and to help clinicians manage PU pain, the existing qualitative and quantitative research bases were systematically reviewed...
  14. pmc Development and validation of a new patient-reported outcome measure for patients with pressure ulcers: the PU-QOL instrument
    Claudia Gorecki
    Clinical Trials Research Unit CTRU, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:95. 2013
    ..PRO assessment in pressure ulcers is in its infancy, with few studies including PROs as study outcomes. Further, there are no pressure ulcer PRO instruments available...
  15. doi request reprint A combined nurse-pharmacist managed pain clinic: joint venture of public and private sectors
    Muhammad Abdul Hadi
    School of Healthcare, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9UT, UK
    Int J Clin Pharm 34:1-3. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to share our experience and relevant research evidence of a community based combined nurse-pharmacist managed pain clinic. The pain clinic serves as an example of public-private partnership in healthcare...
  16. doi request reprint A qualitative study to explore the impact of foot ulceration on health-related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Jill Firth
    School of Healthcare, Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1401-8. 2011
    ..In contrast with diabetes, there has been a lack of research in this area and the impact of the problem from a patient perspective is poorly understood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patients' verbal descriptions of pain and discomfort following orthopaedic surgery
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare Studies, University of Leeds, 22 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:563-72. 2002
    ..Implications for improving pre-operative information provision and post-operative assessment of pain and discomfort are briefly presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Implementation of research findings to reduce postoperative pain at night
    S J Closs
    Division of Nursing, University of Leeds, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 36:21-31. 1999
    ..The intervention required an investment in educational support but no additional resources were needed for the successful reduction in pain scores...
  19. doi request reprint Mixed-methods research in pharmacy practice: recommendations for quality reporting. Part 2
    Muhammad Abdul Hadi
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Int J Pharm Pract 22:96-100. 2014
    ..Pharmacy practice research can benefit from research that uses both 'numbers' (quantitative) and 'words' (qualitative) to develop a strong evidence base to support pharmacy-led services. ..
  20. doi request reprint Mixed-methods research in pharmacy practice: basics and beyond (part 1)
    Muhammad Abdul Hadi
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Int J Pharm Pract 21:341-5. 2013
    ..If conducted appropriately, mixed-methods research has the potential to generate quality research evidence by combining strengths and overcoming the respective limitations of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Managing the symptoms of neuropathic pain: an exploration of patients' experiences
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:422-33. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Impact of pressure ulcers on quality of life in older patients: a systematic review
    Claudia Gorecki
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1175-83. 2009
    ..To identify the impact of pressure ulcers (PUs) and PU interventions on health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of five pain assessment scales for nursing home residents with varying degrees of cognitive impairment
    S Jose Closs
    School of Healthcare Studies, Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:196-205. 2004
    ..Consistency between scores on the five scales was good for those with none to moderate cognitive impairment and poor for those severely impaired. This study showed no difference in pain scores according to cognitive status...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessing pain at wound dressing-related procedures
    Michelle Briggs
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Nurs Times 100:56-7. 2004
    ..As an international educational initiative, the WUWHS document is aimed at anyone involved in dressing-related procedures anywhere in the world. This article summarises the section on best practice in the assessment of wound pain...
  25. ncbi request reprint Electronic searching to locate qualitative research: evaluation of three strategies
    Kate Flemming
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 57:95-100. 2007
    ..This paper presents an evaluation of the effectiveness of three search strategies to identify research for a qualitative synthesis of patient experiences of living with a leg ulcer...