Nina Muirhead

Nina Muirhead
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust · Dermatology

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Objectives The aim of this study was to assess the impact of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) on the quality of life (QoL) of people with ME/CFS and their relative or partner (family member). Design A patient-partner, multinational, subject-initiated, cross-sectional online survey. Setting International survey using ME/...
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Background and objectives: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex multi-system disease with a significant impact on the quality of life of patients and their families, yet the majority of ME/CFS patients go unrecognised or undiagnosed. For two decades, the medical education establishment in the UK has been challeng...
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Background and objectives: To explore the impacts that Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) has on the patient and their family members using the WHOQOL-BREF (Abbreviated World Health Organisation Quality of Life questionnaire) and FROM-16 (Family Reported Outcome Measure-16) quality of life assessments. Materials and Methods...
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Group feedback submission to the National Institute of Clinical Excellence and Health consultation draft guidelines on Myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy)/chronic fatigue syndrome: diagnosis and management
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Background: Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are continuously released by the body during normal metabolic processes, but their profiles change in the presence of cancer. Robust evidence that invasive melanoma in vivo emits a characteristic VOC signature is lacking. Objectives: To conduct a canine olfactory, proof-of-principle study to investig...
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"Postbariatric" patients are at significant risk for increased postoperative complications. This study aimed to define the risk of venous thromboembolism following body-contouring surgery after massive weight loss. A retrospective analysis was performed on all patients who had undergone all forms of body-contouring procedures after massive weight l...
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Aims: UK publications base evidence on University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT) results, yet UPSIT normative values are not transferrable outside the USA. This study was designed to (a) Estimate normative scores for the UK population and (b) Identify smells causing cultural bias. Methods: The UPSIT test was applied to 44 healthy...
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A retrospective audit was performed of patients undergoing breast reconstruction under the care of the senior author from 2000 to 2007. We documented reconstruction type, length of stay and total number of revisions. Income to the trust based on the 2008/9 HRG codes along with any "top ups" was also recorded. This was compared to calculations of co...

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