Affiliation: University of Leeds
- Psychosocial difficulties, deprivation and cancer: three questionnaire studies involving 609 cancer patientsP Wright
Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Br J Cancer 93:622-6. 2005....
- Detecting social problems in cancer patientsE P Wright
Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Psychooncology 10:242-50. 2001..The checklist is a useful tool for highlighting problems. As a tool for screening for social problems it has some limitations...
- Social problems in oncologyE P Wright
Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Br J Cancer 87:1099-104. 2002..The social problems identified in this study will contribute to an item pool generated for developing a Social Problems Inventory that may be included in patient centred assessment as part of routine oncology practice...
- Feasibility and compliance of automated measurement of quality of life in oncology practiceE P Wright
Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Clin Oncol 21:374-82. 2003..However, logistic problems are substantial. Automated systems solve many of these problems. We field-tested the feasibility and compliance that can be achieved using a computer touchscreen system in two consecutive studies...
- Development and evaluation of an instrument to assess social difficulties in routine oncology practiceE P Wright
Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Qual Life Res 14:373-86. 2005..To develop and preliminarily evaluate a Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI) for use in oncology practice...
- Validating automated screening for psychological distress by means of computer touchscreens for use in routine oncology practiceA Cull
Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Medical Oncology Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Br J Cancer 85:1842-9. 2001..It offers the potential for improving 'case' detection in routine oncology practice while reducing the burden of questions put to 'non-cases'. Further work is needed to develop optimal choice of screening questions for this purpose...
- Self-reported quality of life of individual cancer patients: concordance of results with disease course and medical recordsG Velikova
Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
J Clin Oncol 19:2064-73. 2001....
- Screening for social difficulties in cancer patients: clinical utility of the Social Difficulties InventoryP Wright
Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Br J Cancer 97:1063-70. 2007..In conclusion, general guidance for interpreting the SDI has been developed to enhance health-care professional/patient consultations with a view to identifying patients who may benefit from support, advice or intervention...
- Effect of a physiotherapist-led training programme on attitudes of nurses caring for patients after strokeA Forster
Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
Clin Rehabil 13:113-22. 1999..A multidisciplinary project team developed a five-month physiotherapist-led training programme designed to enhance nurses' rehabilitation skills...
- Integrating cancer survivors' experiences into UK cancer registries: design and development of the ePOCS system (electronic Patient-reported Outcomes from Cancer Survivors)L Ashley
Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, University of Leeds Level 3, Bexley Wing, St James s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Br J Cancer 105:S74-81. 2011..Conclusions:A feasibility test study is underway. Although there are possible challenges to sustaining and scaling up ePOCS, the system has potential to support UK epidemiological PROMs collection and clinical data linkage...
- Trace metal speciation and contamination in an intertidal estuaryA O Ibhadon
Hull Environment Research Institute and Centre for Coastal Studies, Faculty of Science and the Environment, University of Hull, Scarborough Campus, Filey Road, Scarborough, YO11 3AZ, England
J Environ Monit 6:679-83. 2004..The most bioavailable forms of the metals are the free inorganic ions. Total metal concentrations in the estuary display a downward trend since the 1970s...
- Subtyping intimin genes from enteropathogenic Escherichia coli associated with outbreaks and sporadic cases in the United Kingdom and EireC Jenkins
Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Central Public Health Laboratory, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, Health Protection Agency, 61 Colindale Avenue, NW9 5HT, London, UK
Mol Cell Probes 17:149-56. 2003..The beta-intimin gene was the most frequently detected sub-type in both the outbreak and sporadic strains...
- Development of the Oxford ankle foot questionnaire: finding out how children are affected by foot and ankle problemsC Morris
Department of Public Health, University of Oxford and Wolfson College, Oxford, UK
Child Care Health Dev 33:559-68. 2007..This study aimed to identify how children's lives are affected by foot and ankle problems from the child's perspective as the first stage in developing a family-assessed instrument...
- Double-blind, placebo-controlled comparison of intramuscular olanzapine and intramuscular haloperidol in the treatment of acute agitation in schizophreniaP Wright
Lilly Research Centre, Eli Lilly Company, Surrey, UK
Am J Psychiatry 158:1149-51. 2001..No significant QT(c) interval changes were observed in any patients. CONCLUSIONS: Intramuscular olanzapine represents a rapid, effective, and safe treatment for acute agitation in schizophrenia...
- The European Schizophrenia Outpatient Health Outcomes (SOHO) study: rationale, methods and recruitmentJ M Haro
Research and Development Unit, Sant Joan de Deu SSM, Sant Boi, Barcelona, Spain
Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:222-32. 2003..The role of observational studies in the assessment of the effectiveness of antipsychotic agents is reviewed, and the rationale, design and recruitment issues surrounding the SOHO study are presented...