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Out-of-hours primary care end of life prescribing: a data linkage study
Objectives: Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care services are contacted in the last 4 weeks of life by nearly 30% of all patients who die, but OOH palliative prescribing remains poorly understood. Our understanding of prescribing ...
What proportion of patients at the end of life contact out-of-hours primary care? A data linkage study in Oxfordshire
Objectives: Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care services are a key element of community care at the end of life, yet there have been no previous attempts to describe the scope of this activity. We aimed to establish the ...
Characteristics of patients expressing an interest in ketamine treatment: results of an online survey
Off-label ketamine treatment has shown acute antidepressant effects that offer hope for patients with therapy-resistant depression. However, its potential for integration into treatment algorithms is controversial, not ...
Environmental changes to reduce self-harm on an adolescent inpatient psychiatric ward: an interrupted time series analysis
Existing interventions to reduce self-harm in adolescents admitted to psychiatric wards are usually focused on individual psychological treatments. However, the immediate ward environment in which treatment takes place is ...
Systematic review of interventions to improve constant observation on adult inpatient psychiatric wards
Constant observation is frequently conducted on inpatient psychiatric units to manage patients at risk of harming themselves or others. Despite its widespread use, there is little evidence of the efficacy of the practice ...