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FRAILTY, CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION AND RISK OF FALLING AMONGST PATIENTS WITH STAGE 5 CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE ON HAEMODIALYSIS (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)This PhD thesis explores the risk of falling of stage 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD-5) patients receiving haemodialysis (HD) therapy. Previous research has suggested that multiple risk factors such as older age, comorbidities, ...
ENHANCING KINEMATIC SHOULDER FUNCTION EVALUATION THROUGH A VALID, SIMPLE AND CLINICALLY APPLICABLE SCORE (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)Introduction Controversies surrounding Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) and the cumbersome-nature of movement analysis-based (MAB) methods for shoulder function evaluation make the exploration of alternatives ...
(Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)In the social sciences, and beyond, we are often interested in the impact of factors on some outcome. These research questions of interest are traditionally addressed with linear regression, which informs on those factors ...
(Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)Abstract: What do speakers do when they start to talk? This thesis concentrates on the articulatory aspects of this problem, and offers methodological and experimental results on tongue movement, captured using Ultrasound ...
An exploration of the influences on the choices of theoretical frameworks which inform music therapy practice when working with adults within a forensic mental health service (2019)Forensic Psychiatry is a specialised field of medicine which incorporates both general psychiatry and the criminal justice system. This is involves the safe assessment and treatment of Forensic patients who are subject ...