Calling Allied Health Professionals to Open Day at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust – Saturday 21st May 2022 – 10am to 12 noon

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are vital to the NHS in delivering their long term plan to…

New Research On Medical Cannabis Prescribed For Fibromyalgia Released Ahead Of International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

New research[1] has been released for patients with Fibromyalgia which has assessed the effects seen in…

Association between social supports and depression among patients with diabetes mellitus in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Strengths and limitations of this study All relevant studies on the association between social support and…

Atrial cardiomyopathy in patients with ischaemic stroke: a cross-sectional and prospective cohort study–the COAST study

Sample selection The COAST study is a single-centre study that included patients admitted with acute ischaemic…

Uncovering the effects of gender affirming hormone therapy on skeletal muscle and epigenetics: protocol for a prospective matched cohort study in transgender individuals (the GAME study)

Strengths and limitations of this study The GAME study will comprehensively study the effects of gender…

Beliefs about back pain and associations with clinical outcomes: a primary care cohort study

Strengths and limitations of this study This longitudinal observational study was the largest cohort to date…

Patients expectations of preventive measures of medical institutions during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Germany in women with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer: a cross-sectional, web-based survey

Introduction At the end of 2019, the novel SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, was first reported in…

Qualitative study of patient experiences and care observations during agitation events in the emergency department: implications for systems-based practice

Strengths and limitations of this study Triangulation of both patients’ lived experiences and direct observations of…

NIH funding of COVID-19 research in 2020: a cross-sectional study

Strengths and limitations of this study Our study is the first study to characterise and evaluate…

‘Low-value clinical care in general practice: associations of low value care in GP trainees practice, including formative and summative examination performance – protocol for cross-sectional and retrospective cohort study analyses using the QUestionable In Training Clinical Activities (QUIT-CA) index

Background and rationale Assessing trainees’ competence is an essential function of medical education.1 Clinical and professional…