Sunday, 2 March 2014

ScHARRNews - Monday 3rd March 2014 - Wednesday 5th March 2014

MAR 05

Estimated albumin excretion rate versus urine albumin-creatinine ratio for the estimation of measured albumin excretion rate: Derivation and validation of an estimated albumin excretion rate equation
Author(s):Fotheringham, J. | Campbell, M.J. | Fogarty, D.G. | El Nahas, M. | Ellam, T.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: American Journal of Kidney DiseasesAccess all results for your search in Scopus
ScHARR social media round-up (2): Programme Twitter feeds
In addition to the HEDS Twitter feed (@ScHARRHEDS), there are several other feeds that will keep you up to date with what is going on around ScHARR.  They are:@ScHARRSheffield (The main ScHARR feed)@ScHARRTAG@ScharrPubHealth@EEPRU@HESG_Sheffield@ScHARRHUD@CATCH_UOS@ScHARR_RATgroup@OpenScHARR@NIHR_RDSYH@NICE_DSU@ScHARRPlacements@MALT_YH@ScHARRLibPart 1 of the social media round-up covered Blogs.  P
Online talking therapy service trial launched in Norfolk
Norfolk Wellbeing Service has collaborated with PsychologyOnline to offer patients CBT in their home via the internet. A pilot study has been launched offering 2000 patients with depression or anxiety the chance to recieve CBT from their homes via an online chat service. For further information and contact details please click here.

MAR 04

Dyadic art psychotherapy: Key principles, practices and competences
Author(s):Taylor Buck, E. | Dent-Brown, K. | Parry, G. | Boote, J.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Arts in PsychotherapyAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Trial registration: Must take place before or at the onset of enrolment
Author(s):Goodacre, S.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Emergency Medicine JournalAccess all results for your search in Scopus
ScHARR Bite Size - Open Access and Research Data Management videos
Here are the recordings for the two Bite Size sessions delivered by Carmen O'Dell on Open Access and Laurian Williamson on Research Data Management.
Mindfullness online to reduce stress, anxiety and depression symptoms
The University of Oxford collaborated with the Mental Health Foundation and produced an interesting paper published in BMJ open towards the end of last year. The research showed that after participants toolk part in an online mindfulness course they demonstrated a 58% reduction in anxiety, 58% in depression and 40% in perceived stress. Depression, anxiety and stress levels decreased further a mont
Job Opportunity with CATCH - Research Associate
The Centre for Assistive technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) is currently looking to recruit a research associate.The successful candidate will work alongside Professor Arlene Astell to recruit older adults who would like to work in the Ambient Assistive Living Technologies for Wellness Engagement and Long Life project.For further information or to apply please click here.

MAR 03

Systematic review and meta-analysis of predictors of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia
Author(s):Edafe, O. | Antakia, R. | Laskar, N. | Uttley, L. | Balasubramanian, S.P.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: British Journal of SurgeryAccess all results for your search in Scopus
My Health Apps
We wrote about the European Directory of Health Apps on this blog back in October 2012 as we noticed what an excellent resource of health apps it was and that there was a real gap in knowledge in this area. Since then the NHS have pooled together their own, smaller collection of recommended Apps. Working at ScHARR we're very interested in the use of technologies for health care as part of our rese
Congratulations Dr Robert Akparibo
Congratulations to Dr Robert Akparibo who was awarded his PhD last Friday. Robert has degrees from Ghana, Denmark and now Sheffield. His PhD was a realist evaluation of community-based management of severe-acute malnutrition in children in mainstream primary health care setting in Ghana. He is currently University Teacher in Public Health at ScHARR, with responsibility to develop the new MSc in He
ScHARR social media round-up (1): Blogs
In addition to the HEDS Blog, there are several other blogs that will keep you up to date with what is going on around ScHARR.  They are:Emergency Medicine Research in Sheffield (EMRiS) BlogPublic Health BlogScHARR Library BlogRehabilitation and Assisstive Technology Blog Part 2 of the social media round-up will list programme Twitter feeds.  Part 3 will list personal Twitter feeds.
£1.5 Million awarded by NIHR for new research project - Big CACTUS
£1.5 million has been awarded from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment programme to fund a research project within RATs and the Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) at Sheffield University. The research project, "Cost effectiveness of aphasia computer treatment versus usual stimulation (CACTUS)  will investigate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of
Egalitarianism and altruism in health: Some evidence of their relationship
Author(s):Abásolo, I. | Tsuchiya, A.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: International Journal for Equity in HealthAccess all results for your search in Scopus

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