Evidence summaries

Evidence summaries

On behalf of NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG, the Research Office awards Research Capability Funding (RCF) to academic teams to support:

    • the development of robust research proposals;

    • provision of evidence briefings to support commissioning decisions.

One page summaries and short evidence briefings

Management of sleep for people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance.

Blacklock, J., Aldus, C., Fox, C. on behalf of the TIMES Study Team, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich; October 2020.

Summary


Management of sleep for people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance(summary)

Briefing


Management of sleep for people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance (briefing)

Reasons for discontinuing oral anticoagulation therapy to treat atrial fibrillation.

Buck, J.1, Fromings Hill, J.1, Springate, C.2, Martin, A.2, Ghosh, B.2, Orlowski, A.3, Lee, G.4; 1University of East Anglia, 2Crystallise Ltd., 3Imperial College Health Partners, 4Kings College London; October 2020.

Summary


Reasons for discontinuing OACs in patients with AF (summary)

Briefing


Reasons for discontinuing OACs in patients with AF (briefing)

Managing potentially inappropriate medication

Blacklock, J., Aldus, C., Loke, Y. on behalf of the MODA Study Team, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich; September 2020.

Summary


Managing potentially inappropriate medication (summary)

Briefing


Managing potentially inappropriate medication (briefing)

Is person-centred social prescribing in older adults with frailty and/or dementia effective and cost-effective?

Blacklock, J., Aldus, C., Fox, C., Cross, J. on behalf of the SPIRAL Study Team, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich; September 2020.

Summary


Is person-centred social prescribing in older adults with frailty and/or dementia effective and cost-effective? A brief evidence summary. (Summary)

Briefing


Is person-centred social prescribing in older adults with frailty and/or dementia effective and cost-effective? (briefing)

Intergenerational Practice

Burke, A., Jones, A., Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; June 2020.

Summary


Intergenerational practice one page summary.pdf

Briefing


Intergenerational practice briefing.pdf

Supporting people living with multimorbidity.

Micklewright, K., Farquhar, M., School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; June 2020.

Summary


Supporting people living with multimorbidity (summary)

Briefing


Supporting people living with multimorbidity (briefing)

Community based support for smoking relapse prevention.

Belderson, P., Ward, E., Notley, C. , Addiction Research Group, University of East Anglia, Norwich; May 2020.

Summary


Community based support for smoking relapse prevention (Summary)

Briefing


Community based support for smoking relapse prevention (Briefing)

Post-Stroke Fatigue Guided Exercise Self-Help

Mares K., Clark L., School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; September 2019.

Summary


Post-Stroke Fatigue Guided Exercise Self-Help (Summary)

Briefing


Post-Stroke Fatigue Guided Exercise Self-Help (Briefing)

Hospital-Associated Deconditioning (HAD).

Hanson S1 , Jones A2 ,Lane K1 , Penhale B1 ; 1School of Health Sciences, 2Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; July 2019.

Summary

Hospital-Associated Deconditioning (Summary)

Briefing

Hospital-Associated Deconditioning (HAD) (Summary)

Identifying and discriminating between mild cognitive impairment, dementia, delirium and combinations: delivery of the most suitable care for patients.

Fox C1, Jimoh F1 ,Cross J2; 1Norwich Medical School, 2 School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; June 2019.

Summary

Identifying and discriminating between mild CI, dementia, delirium and combinations: delivery of the most suitable care for patients (summary).pdf

Briefing

Identifying and discriminating between mild cognitive impairment, dementia, delirium and combinations: delivery of the most suitable care for patients (Briefing).pdf

Support needs of informal carers and implications for improving carer support.

Micklewright K, Farquhar M, School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; June 2019.

Summary

Support needs of informal carers and implications for improving carer support (summary).pdf

Briefing

Support needs of informal carers and implications for improving carer support.pdf

Intervention to prevent, delay or reduce frailty in community-living older adults.

Fox C1, Jimoh F1 ,Cross J2; 1Norwich Medical School, 2 School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; October 2018.

Summary

Interventions to prevent fraility summary.pdf

Briefing

Interventions to prevent or reduce frailty briefing.pdf

Goal-setting for older patients with multimorbidity in primary care.

Lenaghan E, Salter C, Shiner A, Steel N; Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; July 2018.

Summary

Goal setting for patients with multimorbidity in primary care summary.pdf

Briefing

Goal setting for patients with multimorbidity briefing.pdf

Smartphone apps for the prevention of smoking lapses to prevent relapse: A brief evidence review.

Voolma SR1, Naughton, F2; 1Norwich Medical School, 2School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; May 2018.

Summary

Mobile apps for smoking cessation-one page.pdf

Briefing

Mobile apps for smoking cessation.pdf

What do we know about mHealth interventions and just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAIs) to promote physical activity?

Houghton J1, Lane K1, Jones A2, Naughton1 , Hardeman W1; 1School of Health Sciences, 2Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; May 2018.

Summary

mHealth interventions and JITAIs for physical activity-one page.pdf

Briefing

mHealth interventions and JITAIs for physical activity.pdf

An asset-based approach for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families: promoting and sustaining wellbeing in the long-term.

Shiggins C1, Gracey F2, Duffy, I3, Horton S1; 1School of Health Sciences, 2Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; 3Person with aphasia and expert by experience. April 2018.

Summary

Sustaining wellbeing in stroke survivors with aphasia-one page.pdf

Briefing

Sustaining wellbeing in stroke survivors with aphasia.pdf

Deprescribing in primary care.

Blacklock J, Wright D; School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich; August 2017.

Summary

Deprescribing in primary care summary.pdf

Briefing

Deprescribing in primary care briefing.pdf

Managing patients at high risk of problematic polypharmacy: potential role of the practice-based pharmacist.

Lenaghan L1, Nelson D1, Bhattacharya D2; 1Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; 2School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia; June 2017.

Summary

Evidence summary practice based pharmacists June 2017.pdf

Briefing

Practice based pharmacists and management of polypharmacy June 2017.pdf

Additional short briefings

What do we know about older people's involvement in a decision to move into a care home?

Killett, A., Lane, K., Backhouse, T., Penhale, B., Poland, F., School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; September 2020
What do we know about older people's involvement in a decision to move into a care home?

What do we know about behavioural crises in dementia?

Backhouse T, Camino J, Mioshi, E; Neurodegeneration Network (NNET),Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; June 2017.
Behaviour Crises in Dementia Brief Report.pdf

Educational and psychosocial interventions to prevent uptake of smoking by young people.

Gee B, Maskrey V, Blyth A, Holland R, Notley, C. Addiction Research, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; September 2016.
Interventions to prevent uptake of smoking by young people summary.pdf

Cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia: evidence for benefit.Supported with a targeted survey of provision for people in Norfolk care homes and day centres.

Cross J1, Cooper A1, Smith T1, Fox C2. 1School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich; 2Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich; September 2015.
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia Evidence for Benefit.pdf

Interventions to reduce use of unplanned care and emergency treatment from rural areas.

Brainard J1, Ford J1, Jones A1, Steel N1, Winters T2; 1Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich. 2 Public Health, Norfolk County Council, Norwich; February 2015.



Interventions to reduce use of unplanned care and emergency treatment from rural areas.pdf