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Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol

Journal Article
Beattie, M., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., & Murphy, D. J. (2014)
Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, Article 4.
Improving and sustaining the quality of care in hospitals is an intractable and persistent challenge. The patients’ experience of the quality of hospital care can provide insi...

Vision and Challenges for Realising the Internet of Things

Vision and Challenges for Realising the Internet of Things. doi:10.2759/26127. ISBN 978-92-79-15088-3
Description of the DACAR project and its aims and objectives

Dimensional analysis based causal ordering

Conference Proceeding
Shen, Q., Peng, T., & Milne, R. (1998)
Dimensional analysis based causal ordering. In Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, 193-202
This paper presents a novel approach for generating causal dependencies between system variables, from an acausal description of the system behaviour, and for identifying the ...

A discrete formalism for reasoning about action and change

Conference Proceeding
Knight, B., Ma, J., & Peng, T. (1996)
A discrete formalism for reasoning about action and change. In R. Adey, G. Rzevski, & R. Teti (Eds.), Applications of artificial intelligence in engineering XIIdoi:10.2495/AI970101
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Data Driven Analysis of PEMFT Benefits

2022 - 2022
PEMFT Ltd is a company founded in June 2020 to develop the business potential of a pulsed electromagnetic therapy device created by founder, Donald McGregor. Field-testing of the device has generated ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research 2022

2022 - 2026
During the pilot phase of ADR UK the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR) has, together with partners in the Scottish Government, delivered a series of policy-relevant projects bas...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £659,868


2020 - 2025
Adherence to medications is increasingly important for population health, as chronic conditions become more prevalent. With the development of IT infrastructures that record medication prescribing and...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

Individual and contextual deprivation: Association with cancer outcomes and implications for cancer policy

2019 - 2021
This project will use data from the Longitudinal Study for England and Wales to investigate inequalities in survival after a cancer diagnosis. It will compare and contrast estimates for survival obtai...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £5,540

The role of CHildhood Adversities and their subsequent effect on mental ill-health and Suicidal behaviour (CHASe)

2018 - 2020
Deaths by suicide among young people are common, increasing year by year in 15-19 year olds, have devastating consequences for everyone involved, and are a signficant UK public health problem. People ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £80,064

Cardiovascular disparities among young adults in Scotland: Linking the Scottish Longitudinal Study from 1991 to 2011

2018 - 2019
In this study, we aim to examine: 1. Trends in the prevalence of hospital admissions for CHD in young adults and compare them with older adults between 1991 to 2011; 2. Trend in the annual rates of ...
Funder: European Society of Cardiology

Exploring the use of activity tracking and mobile phone based feedback integrated with health care records to increase activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour in people with type 2 diabetes

2018 - 2023
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £11,072

Using record linkage analysis to inform the development of an improved care pathway(s) for psychiatric and self-harm emergencies currently transferred by ambulance to Emergency Departments

2016 - 2016
Psychiatric emergencies, and episodes of self-harm, accounted for over 30,000 Scottish ambulance call-outs in 2011. The overwhelming majority of these people were taken directly to Emergency Departmen...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office

Scale-up BP: Implementing evidence-based hypertension research at scale

2015 - 2017
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,291

Administration Data Research Centre Scotland

2015 - 2018
The Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC) - Scotland aims to make research and make available de-identified administrative data to the research community. The ADRC will have a core service that w...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £197,809