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A self-managed single exercise programme versus usual physiotherapy treatment for rotator cuff tendinopathy: A randomised controlled trial (the SELF study)
Objectives: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of a self-managed single exercise programme versus usual physiotherapy treatment for rotator cuff tendinopathy. Design: Multi-centre pragmatic unblinded parallel group ...
CT imaging doses in radiotherapy-a single centre audit
: Purpose or Objective: There is a growing awareness of dose delivered to parts the body outside the target volume during external beam radiotherapy. This concomitant dose could arise from external linac head leakage and ...
IQC trending with unity software and evaluation of the bio-rad EQAS blood typing system
Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides both acute hospital and community based health services, serving a population of over 600,000 people in and around Southern Derbyshire. The Royal Derby Hospital, which ...
Cost-effectiveness of zoledronic acid and strontium-89 as bone protecting treatments in addition to chemotherapy in patients with metastatic castrate-refractory prostate cancer: results from the TRAPEZE trial (ISRCTN 12808747).
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of adding zoledronic acid (ZA) or strontium-89 (Sr89) to standard docetaxel chemotherapy for patients with castrate-refractory prostate cancer (CRPC). PATIENTS AND METHODS: ...
Personalised Care Plans in the Last Days of Life
Personalised care plans prompt nursing staff to consider the priorities of care for patients nearing the end of life, in line with guidance from the Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People, when planning care. ...
Modelling the radiobiological effect of intraoperative X-ray brachytherapy for breast cancer using an air-filled spherical applicator.
PURPOSE: We present a framework, in which we compare a conventional standard dose of 50 Gy in 25 fractions with accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using electronic brachytherapy (eBT). We discuss how radiobiological ...
The accuracy of breast volume measurement methods: A systematic review.
Breast volume is a key metric in breast surgery and there are a number of different methods which measure it. However, a lack of knowledge regarding a method's accuracy and comparability has made it difficult to establish ...
Systematic review of pre-operative exercise in colorectal cancer patients.
The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the evidence for exercise interventions prior to surgery for colorectal cancer resection. The evidence for use of exercise to improve physical fitness and surgical outcomes ...
Accuracy of classification of invasive lobular carcinoma on needle core biopsy of the breast.
Although the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines recommend that in patients with biopsy-proven invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC), preoperative MRI scan is considered, the accuracy of diagnosis ...