• The visual analogue WOMAC 3.0 scale--internal validity and responsiveness of the VAS version

      Kersten, P; White, PJ; Tennant, A (BioMed Central, 30 A)
      Background Many people suffer with Osteoarthritis (OA) and subsequent morbidity. Therefore, measuring outcome associated with OA is important. The Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) has ...
    • Errors in the administration of intravenous medications in hospital and the role of correct procedures and nurse experience

      Westbrook, JI; Rob, MI; Woods, A; Parry, D (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and the Health Foundation, 26 M)
      Background Intravenous medication administrations have a high incidence of error but there is limited evidence of associated factors or error severity.Objective To measure the frequency, type and severity of intravenous ...
    • The subjective index for physical and social outcome (SIPSO) in stroke: investigation of its subscale structure

      Kersten, P; Ashburn, A; George, S; Low, J (BioMed Central, 26 A)
      Short and valid measures of the impact of a stroke on integration are required in health and social settings. The Subjective Index of Physical and Social Outcome (SIPSO) is one such measure. However, there are questions ...
    • Head Pose Detection for aWearable Parrot-Inspired Robot Based on Deep Learning

      Bharatharaj, J; Huang, L; Elara Mohan, R; Pathmakumar, T; Krageloh, C; Al-Jumaily, A (2018)
      Extensive research has been conducted in human head pose detection systems and several applications have been identified to deploy such systems. Deep learning based head pose detection is one such method which has been ...
    • Modelling peri-perceptual brain processes in a deep learning spiking neural network architecture

      Gholami Doborjeh, Zohreh; Kasabov, Nikola; Gholami Doborjeh, Maryam; Sumich, A (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2018)
      Familiarity of marketing stimuli may affect consumer behaviour at a peri-perceptual processing level. The current study introduces a method for deep learning of electroencephalogram (EEG) data using a spiking neural network ...
    • The incremental Fourier classifier: Leveraging the discrete Fourier transform for classifying high speed data streams

      Kithulgoda, CI; Pears, R; Naeem, MA (Elsevier, 2018)
      Two major performance bottlenecks with decision tree based classifiers in a data stream environment are the depth of the tree and the update overhead of maintaining leaf node statistics on an instance-wise basis to ensure ...
    • The A-Z of creative technologies

      Connor, AM; Sosa Medina, R (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), 2018)
      This paper undertakes an initial critical analysis of Creative Technologies as a means to gain insight to the nature of this as an emerging field. The paper utilises an approach previously used in the design discipline to ...
    • DiY (Do-it-Yourself) pedagogy: A future-less orientation to education

      Gibbons, A; Snake-Beings, E (Taylor & Francis Group, 2018)
      A future-less orientation, as defined in this article, explores approaches to education within the context of precarious, shifting, labour markets and the uncertain future of employment trends. A future-less orientation ...
    • Operational analysis of dynamic line ratings

      Talpur, S; Lie, T; Zamora, R; Nair, NKC (IOP Publishing, 2018)
      Overhead line is an important asset for power industries. Rising demand in electricity, environmental concerns and cheaper electricity prices are some important factors behind operating the lines at their maximum potential. ...
    • Health-related Quality of Life in Gout in Primary Care: Baseline Findings From a Cohort Study

      Chandratre, P; Mallen, C; Richardson, J; Muller, S; Rome, K; Blagojevic-Bucknall, M; Roddy, E (Elsevier, 2018)
      Objectives To examine gout-related, comorbid and sociodemographic characteristics associated with generic and disease-specific Health-Related Quality Of Life (HRQOL) in gout. Methods Adults with gout from 20 general ...
    • Measuring Adolescents’ Tourism Satisfaction: The Role of Mood and Perceived Parental Style

      Shavanddasht, M; Schanzel, H (SAGE Publications, 2018)
      Adolescents have become an attractive market for tourism because they represent a sizeable population segment with an increasing influence on family purchases. There is an urgent need to understand adolescents’ needs, ...
    • Disaster E-Health Framework for Community Resilience

      Norris, A; Gonzalez, J; Martinez, S; Parry, D (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2018)
      Disaster management and the health sector ought to be natural allies, but there are few examples of the collaborative planning and application of disaster healthcare involving emergency managers and care practitioners. The ...
    • Acceptance of Using an Ecosystem of Mobile Apps for Use in Diabetes Clinic for Self-Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

      Pais, S; Parry, D; Petrova, K; Rowan, J (IOS press, 2018)
      Mobile applications (apps) for self-management of diseases such as diabetes and for general well-being, including keeping track of food, diet, and exercise, are widely available. However, consumers face a flood of new ...
    • A knowledge quality assessment model for clinical decision support systems

      Parry, D; Zolhavarieh, SJ (IOS Press, 2018)
      Informatics researchers have developed many methods for using computers to utilize knowledge in decision making in the form of clinical decision support systems (CDSSs). These systems can enhance human decision making in ...
    • Is peer review in academic publishing still working?

      Jackson, L; Peters, MA; Benade, L; Devine, N; Arndt, S; Forster, D; Gibbons, A; Grierson, E; Jandrić, P; Lazaroiu, G; Locke, K; Mihaila, R; Stewart, G; Tesar, M; Roberts, P; Ozoliņš, JJ (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Peer review is central to academic publishing. Yet for many it is a mysterious and contentious practice, which can cause distress for both reviewers, and those whose work is reviewed. This paper, produced by the Editors’ ...
    • Attitude to the subject of chemistry in nursing and health science undergraduate students

      Brown, S; Naiker, M (Timeline Publication, 2018)
      Nurses require an understanding of biological sciences but may fear chemistry. We quantified attitude to chemistry in both nursing students, and health science students. Attitude toward the Subject of Chemistry Inventory ...
    • The burden of cardiovascular diseases among US states, 1990-2016

      Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Collaboration; Roth, GA; Johnson, CO; Abate, KH; Abd-Allah, F; Ahmed, M; Alam, K; Alam, T; Alvis-Guzman, N; Ansari, H; Ärnlöv, J; Atey, TM; Awasthi, A; Awoke, T; Barac, A; Bärnighausen, T; Bedi, N; Bennett, D; Bensenor, I; Biadgilign, S; Castañeda-Orjuela, C; Catalá-López, F; Davletov, K; Dharmaratne, S; Ding, EL; Dubey, M; Faraon, EJA; Farid, T; Farvid, MS; Feigin, V; Fernandes, J; Frostad, J; Gebru, A; Geleijnse, JM; Gona, PN; Griswold, M; Hailu, GB; Hankey, GJ; Hassen, HY; Havmoeller, R; Hay, S; Heckbert, SR; Irvine, CMS; James, SL; Jara, D; Kasaeian, A; Khan, AR; Khera, S; Khoja, AT; Khubchandani, J; Kim, D; Kolte, D; Lal, D; Larsson, A; Linn, S; Lotufo, PA; Magdy Abd El Razek, H; Mazidi, M; Meier, T; Mendoza, W; Mensah, GA; Meretoja, A; Mezgebe, HB; Mirrakhimov, E; Mohammed, S; Moran, AE; Nguyen, G; Nguyen, M; Ong, KL; Owolabi, M; Pletcher, M; Pourmalek, F; Purcell, CA; Qorbani, M; Rahman, M; Rai, RK; Ram, U; Reitsma, MB; Renzaho, AMN; Rios-Blancas, MJ; Safiri, S; Salomon, JA; Sartorius, B; Sepanlou, SG; Shaikh, MA; Silva, D; Stranges, S; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tadele Atnafu, N; Thakur, JS; Topor-Madry, R; Truelsen, T; Tuzcu, EM; Tyrovolas, S; Ukwaja, KN; Vasankari, T; Vlassov, V; Vollset, SE; Wakayo, T; Weintraub, R; Wolfe, C; Workicho, A; Xu, G; Yadgir, S; Yano, Y; Yip, P; Yonemoto, N; Younis, M; Yu, C; Zaidi, Z; Zaki, MES; Zipkin, B; Afshin, A; Gakidou, E; Lim, SS; Mokdad, AH; Naghavi, M; Vos, T; Murray, CJL (American Medical Association, 2018)
      Importance: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States, but regional variation within the United States is large. Comparable and consistent state-level measures of total CVD burden and ...
    • Evaluating the quality of Drupal software modules

      Denham, B; Pears, R; Connor, AM (World Scientific Publishing, 2018)
      Evaluating software modules for inclusion in a Drupal website is a crucial and complex task that currently requires manual assessment of a number of module facets. This study applied data-mining techniques to identify ...
    • “Don't tell me, show me!” Rethinking scholarship in the age of the video journal

      Stewart, G (Taylor & Francis Group, 2018)
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    • Innovation teams and organizational creativity: Reasoning with computational simulations

      Sosa Medina, R; Connor, AM (Elsevier, 2018)
      A computational social simulation encourages systematic reasoning about the management of innovation teams and organizational creativity. This article draws upon historical literature to identify a potential dilemma faced ...