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  1. During the COVID-19 pandemic, educational interventions have become necessary to prevent the spread of health-related misinformation among Hong Kong older adults. The primary objective of this study was to ass...

    Authors: Mong Yung Fung, Yu Hong Lee, Yan Tung Astor Lee, Mei Ling Wong, Joyce Tik Sze Li, Enoch E. Nok Ng and Vivian Wing Yan Lee
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:228
  2. Good health decisions depend on one’s ability to think critically about health claims and make informed health choices. Young people can learn these skills through school-based interventions, but learning reso...

    Authors: Faith Chesire, Marlyn Ochieng, Michael Mugisha, Ronald Ssenyonga, Matt Oxman, Allen Nsangi, Daniel Semakula, Laetitia Nyirazinyoye, Simon Lewin, Nelson K. Sewankambo, Margaret Kaseje, Andrew D. Oxman and Sarah Rosenbaum
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:227
  3. Internationally, it has been stressed that advance care planning integrated within kidney services can lead to more patients being involved in decisions for end-of-life care. In Denmark, there is no systematic...

    Authors: Louise Engelbrecht Buur, Jeanette Finderup, Henning Søndergaard, Michell Kannegaard, Jens Kristian Madsen and Hilary Louise Bekker
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:226
  4. While international guidelines recommend medication reviews as part of the management of multimorbidity, evidence on how to implement reviews in practice in primary care is lacking. The MyComrade (Multimorbidi...

    Authors: Collette Kirwan, Lisa Hynes, Nigel Hart, Sarah Mulligan, Claire Leathem, Laura McQuillan, Marina Maxwell, Emma Carr, Kevin Roche, Scott Walkin, Caroline McCarthy, Colin Bradley, Molly Byrne, Susan M. Smith, Carmel Hughes, Maura Corry…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:225
  5. Pilot and feasibility studies (PAFS) are smaller investigations seeking to assess the feasibility of conducting a larger more definitive study. In late 2016, the CONSORT statement was extended to disseminate g...

    Authors: Mohammed I. U. Khan, Hartirath K. Brar, Cynthia Y. Sun, Rebecca He, Hussein A. El-Khechen, Katie Mellor, Lehana Thabane and Carlos Quiñonez
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:224
  6. Chronic pain is a common and costly condition in youth, associated with negative implications that reach far beyond the pain experience itself (e.g., interference with recreational, social, and academic activi...

    Authors: Katelynn E. Boerner, Unma Desai, Karon E. MacLean, Tamara Munzner, Haley Foladare, Javed Gill and Tim F. Oberlander
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:223
  7. The ‘Your Care Needs You’ (YCNY) intervention aims to increase the safety and experience of transitions for older people through greater patient involvement during the hospital stay.

    Authors: Ruth Baxter, Jenni Murray, Sarah Cockayne, Kalpita Baird, Laura Mandefield, Thomas Mills, Rebecca Lawton, Catherine Hewitt, Gerry Richardson, Laura Sheard and Jane K. O’Hara
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:222
  8. Malaria infection during pregnancy (MIP) is not only deleterious to the woman, but it also puts her fetus at increased risk of adverse outcomes, such as preterm delivery, low birth weight, and intrauterine gro...

    Authors: Marc Christian Tahita, Paul Sondo, Berenger Kabore, Hamidou Ilboudo, Toussaint Rouamba, Hyacinthe Sanou, Kadija Ouédraogo, Adélaïde Compaoré, Palpouguini Lompo, Florence Ouedraogo, Seydou Sawadogo, Karim Derra, Yabré Edmond Sawadogo, Athanase M. Somé, Macaire Nana, Hermann Sorgho…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:221
  9. The prevalence of chronic and complex pediatric health conditions has quickly risen over the last decades. Chronic and complex health conditions make pediatric patients and their families more susceptible to m...

    Authors: Paula Pasqualucci, Georg Seifert, Vicente Odone Filho and Angelica Carreira dos Santos
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:220
  10. Cataracts are lens opacifications that are responsible for more than half of blindness cases worldwide, and the only treatment is surgical intervention. Phacoemulsification surgery, the most frequently perform...

    Authors: Lorena Petrella, Sandrina Nunes, Fernando Perdigão, Marco Gomes, Mário Santos, Carlos Pinto, Miguel Morgado, António Travassos, Jaime Santos and Miguel Caixinha
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:219
  11. Innovative, groundbreaking science relies upon preliminary studies (aka pilot, feasibility, proof-of-concept). In the behavioral sciences, almost every large-scale intervention is supported by a series of one ...

    Authors: Michael W. Beets, Christopher Pfledderer, Lauren von Klinggraeff, Sarah Burkart and Bridget Armstrong
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:218
  12. Pilot feasibility studies serve a uniquely important role in preparing for larger scale intervention trials by examining the feasibility and acceptability of interventions and the methods used to test them. Mi...

    Authors: Kelly A. Aschbrenner, Gina Kruse, Joseph J. Gallo and Vicki L. Plano Clark
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:217
  13. People with cystic fibrosis (CF) are prone to bacterial respiratory infections; these are often antibiotic resistant, are difficult to treat, and impact on the quality of life and lung function. The upper resp...

    Authors: Aled E. L. Roberts, Cendl Xanthe, Alison L. Hopkins, Owen Bodger, Paul Lewis, Eshwar Mahenthiralingam, Jamie Duckers and Rowena E. Jenkins
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:216
  14. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a severe mental disorder characterised by emotional instability, impaired interpersonal functioning and an increased risk of suicide. There is no clear evidence about h...

    Authors: Paul Moran, Debra Bick, Lucy Biddle, Belinda Borries, Rebecca Kandiyali, Janice Rigby, Penny Seume, Vaneeta Sadhnani, Nadine Smith, Michaela Swales and Nicholas Turner
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:215
  15. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Celine S. Gathier, Mathieu van der Jagt, Walter M. van den Bergh, Jan Willem Dankbaar, Gabriel J. E. Rinkel and Arjen J. C. Slooter
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:214

    The original article was published in Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:193

  16. In rural areas, epilepsy patients have limited access to specialist secondary care. Substantial travel and waiting times of several hours are common. Communication between general practitioners (GP) and specia...

    Authors: Gregor Feldmeier, Christin Löffler, Attila Altiner, Anja Wollny, Felix von Podewils and Manuela Ritzke
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:213
  17. We describe a protocol for FIRE CORAL, an observational cohort study that examines the recovery from COVID-19 disease following acute hospitalization with an emphasis on functional, imaging, and respiratory ev...

    Authors: Kirby P. Mayer, Jessica A. Palakshappa, Ithan Daniel Peltan, James S. Andrew, Stephanie J. Gundel, Nancy J. Ringwood, Jeffrey Mckeehan, Aluko A. Hope, Angela J. Rogers, Michelle Biehl, Douglas L. Hayden, Ellen Caldwell, Omar Mehkri, David J. Lynch, Ellen L. Burham, Catherine L. Hough…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:212
  18. Diabetes management combined with housing instability intersects, forcing individuals to triage competing needs and critical stressors, such as safety and shelter, with fundamental diabetes self-management tas...

    Authors: Sara Scott, Eshleen K. Grewal, Hamna Tariq and David J. T. Campbell
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:211
  19. Having a stammer can have a significant effect on a child’s social, emotional and educational development. With approximately 66,000 children in the UK having a stammer, there is a need to establish an adequat...

    Authors: S. K. Millard, S. Murphy, G. Barton, M. Leathersich, G. Mills, L. Rixon, L. Shepstone, E. Sims and V. Joffe
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:210
  20. Men are at higher risk then women of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), and male taxi drivers are a particularly high-risk group because of their typically unhealthy behaviours, such as poor eating habit...

    Authors: James McMahon, David R. Thompson, Kevin Brazil and Chantal F. Ski
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:209
  21. Canadian sodium intakes remain high despite population-wide sodium reduction initiatives, highlighting the need for personal action in reducing dietary sodium. eHealth interventions support patients in dietary...

    Authors: Katherine Jefferson, Michael Ward, Wei-Hsi Pang and JoAnne Arcand
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:208
  22. Mental health disorders in children and young people (CYP) are increasing but the provision of current evidence-based treatment for common mental health problems is limited. Treatment effects vary widely with ...

    Authors: Adrian Wells, Karin Carter, Mark Hann, Gemma Shields, Paul Wallis, Beth Cooper and Lora Capobianco
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:207
  23. Approximately 15 million people in the UK live with obesity, around 5 million of whom have severe obesity (body mass index (BMI) ≥35kg/m2). Having severe obesity markedly compromises health, well-being and qualit...

    Authors: Dawn Swancutt, Mark Tarrant, Wendy Ingram, Sarah Baldrey, Lorna Burns, Richard Byng, Raff Calitri, Siobhan Creanor, Sarah Dean, Lucy Evans, Laura Gill, Elizabeth Goodwin, Lily Hawkins, Chris Hayward, Sarah Hind, Laura Hollands…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:206
  24. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) has an established evidence base and is recommended by clinical guidelines to be offered during the acute phases of psychosis. However, few research studies h...

    Authors: Lisa Wood, Claire Williams, Vanessa Pinfold, Fiona Nolan, Anthony P. Morrison, Nicola Morant, Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Glyn Lewis, Barbara Lay, Rebecca Jones, Kathryn Greenwood and Sonia Johnson
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:205
  25. School-based drug use prevention programs have demonstrated notable potential to reduce the onset and escalation of drug use, including among youth at risk of poor outcomes such as those exposed to trauma. Res...

    Authors: Andria B. Eisman, Lawrence A. Palinkas, Christine Koffkey, Todd I. Herrenkohl, Umaima Abbasi, Judy Fridline, Leslie Lundahl and Amy M. Kilbourne
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:204
  26. For older populations with multimorbidity, polypharmacy (use of multiple medications) is a standard practice. PolyPrime is a theory-based intervention developed to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older peo...

    Authors: Audrey Rankin, Ashleigh Gorman, Judith Cole, Cathal A. Cadogan, Heather E. Barry, Ashley Agus, Danielle Logan, Cliona McDowell, Gerard J. Molloy, Cristín Ryan, Claire Leathem, Marina Maxwell, Connie Brennan, Gerard J. Gormley, Alan Ferrett, Pat McCarthy…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:203
  27. Evidence-based brief psychological interventions are safe and effective for the treatment of antenatal depressive symptoms. However, the adaptation of such interventions for low- and middle-income countries ha...

    Authors: Tesera Bitew, Roxanne Keynejad, Bronwyn Myers, Simone Honikman, Katherine Sorsdahl and Charlotte Hanlon
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:202
  28. The purpose of this pilot study was to validate the feasibility of a definitive study aimed at determining if high-intensity physical activity during adolescence impacts the development of femoroacetabular imp...

    Authors: Olufemi R. Ayeni
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:201
  29. Many workers performing manual handling tasks suffer from musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Previous research has identified several loading aspects associated with manual handling, but it is still unknown if l...

    Authors: Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten, Edwin Billsten, Sebastian von Stedingk and Mikael Reimeringer
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:200
  30. Cancers of the head and neck region are associated with high symptom burden and elevated levels of psychological distress. Radiotherapy (RT) is a common treatment for patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) t...

    Authors: Elissa Kolva, Sana D. Karam, Alaina L. Carr, Sydneyjane Roberts, Kathleen Torkko, Ryan Lanning and Emily Cox-Martin
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:199
  31. Up to 25% of concussed individuals experience persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCSs) which may interfere with the return to pre-injury activities and cause significant stress. Given that multiple etiologi...

    Authors: Jack V. K. Nguyen, Adam McKay, Jennie Ponsford, Katie Davies, Michael Makdissi, Sean P. A. Drummond, Jonathan Reyes and Catherine Willmott
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:198
  32. Low levels of habitual physical activity and high levels of sedentary behaviour are commonly observed post-stroke. We aimed to assess the feasibility, acceptability and fidelity of a multifaceted, theory- and ...

    Authors: Sarah A. Moore, Darren Flynn, Susan Jones, Christopher I. M. Price and Leah Avery
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:197
  33. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive thoracic malignancy with a poor prognosis. Systemic immunotherapy is an effective frontline treatment for MPM, and there is a scientific rationale supporti...

    Authors: Anna C. Bibby, Natalie Zahan-Evans, Emma Keenan, Charles Comins, John E. Harvey, Helen Day, Najib M. Rahman, Janet E. Fallon, Rachael Gooberman-Hill and Nick A. Maskell
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:196
  34. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition of the central nervous system, affecting around 1 in every 600 people in the UK, with 130 new diagnoses every week. Cognitive difficulties are common amongst peop...

    Authors: Nima Golijani-Moghaddam, David L. Dawson, Nikos Evangelou, James Turton, Annie Hawton, Graham R. Law, Bryan Roche, Elise Rowan, Rupert Burge, Alexandra C. Frost and Roshan das Nair
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:195
  35. There is a critical need for interventions that can be feasibly implemented and are effective in successfully engaging adolescent females in physical activity (PA). A theory-based, peer-led, after-school PA in...

    Authors: Sara McQuinn, Sarahjane Belton, Anthony Staines and Mary Rose Sweeney
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:194
  36. Our randomized clinical trial on induced hypertension in patients with delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) was halted prematurely due to unexpected slow recruitment ...

    Authors: Celine S. Gathier, Mathieu van der Jagt, Walter M. van den Bergh, Jan Willem Dankbaar, Gabriel J. E. Rinkel and Arjen J. C. Slooter
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:193

    The Correction to this article has been published in Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:214

  37. This study is a low-cost community mental health task-sharing model driven by university students to strengthen the mental health workforce in poor resource settings. This article presents the feasibility of a...

    Authors: Saju Madavanakadu Devassy, Lorane Scaria and Natania Cheguvera
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:192
  38. Local politicians can serve as enablers or barriers for health and social organizations to implement evidence, impacting the context of health and social service organizations. Increasing local politicians’ kn...

    Authors: Annika Bäck, Henna Hasson and Anna Bergström
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:191
  39. POSITIVE (i.e. maintaining and imPrOving the intrinSIc capaciTy Involving primary care and caregiVErs) is a new intervention program consisting of home-monitoring equipment and a communication platform to support...

    Authors: Minna Teriö, Rodrigo Pérez-Rodríguez, Tania Guevara Guevara, Myriam Valdes-Aragonés, Maksims Kornevs, Sanna Bjälevik-Chronan, Marina Taloyan, Sebastiaan Meijer and Susanne Guidetti
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:190
  40. Smokeless tobacco (ST) is consumed globally by more than 350 million people, with approximately 85% of all users based in South and Southeast Asia. In this region, ST products are cheap and easily accessible. ...

    Authors: Faraz Siddiqui, Linda Bauld, Ray Croucher, Cath Jackson, Ian Kellar, Mona Kanaan, Subhash Pokhrel, Rumana Huque, Romaina Iqbal, Javaid Ahmed Khan, Ravi Mehrotra and Kamran Siddiqi
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:189
  41. The cost of sickness absence has major social, psychological and financial implications for individuals and organisations. Return-to-work (RTW) interventions that support good quality communication and contact...

    Authors: Veronica Varela-Mato, Kate Godfree, Anwar Adem, Holly Blake, Craig Bartle, Guy Daly, Juliet Hassard, Richard Kneller, Caroline Meyer, Sean Russell, Steven Marwaha, Charlotte Kershaw, Kristina Newman, Joanna Yarker, Louise Thomson and Fehmidah Munir
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:188
  42. Poor oral health is a known predictor of aspiration pneumonia in vulnerable populations such as the elderly and chronically ill and has been linked to systemic disease, morbidity, and mortality. Reduced oral h...

    Authors: Hollie-Ann L. Shortland, Sally Hewat, Gwendalyn Webb and Anne E. Vertigan
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:187
  43. Virtual reality (VR) gaming is considered a safe and effective alternative to standard pain alleviation in the hospital. This study addressed the potential effectiveness and feasibility of a VR game that was d...

    Authors: Megan Armstrong, Jonathan Lun, Jonathan I. Groner, Rajan K. Thakkar, Renata Fabia, Dana Noffsinger, Ai Ni, Rohali Keesari and Henry Xiang
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:186
  44. Executive functions are pivotal for future academic and social functioning. Causal effects of physical activity on executive functions have been shown in adults. The primary objective of this study was to test...

    Authors: Petra Haas, Gorden Sudeck, Augustin Kelava, Marcel Cattarius, Marie Meibohm, Johanna Schmid, Eirini Kistoglidou and Caterina Gawrilow
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:185
  45. Musculoskeletal trauma is one of the leading causes of disability in the USA and its negative quality of life impact extends beyond that of physical recovery. More than 50% of victims of musculoskeletal trauma...

    Authors: Elizabeth Lossada-Soto, Marissa Pazik, Mary Beth Horodyski, Terrie Vasilopoulos, Ludmila Barbosa de Faria, Carol Mathews and Jennifer Hagen
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:184
  46. Fever in children is a major problem in pediatric oncology. Usual management leads to immediate antibiotic and antipyretic therapy, although there is consensus that antipyretic therapy should not be utilized w...

    Authors: Hanno S. Krafft, Christa K. Raak, Ekkehart Jenetzky, Tycho J. Zuzak, Alfred Längler and David D. Martin
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:183
  47. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death globally. Physical activity and exercise provide unequivocal benefits to those living with and beyond lung cancer. However, few of those living with and...

    Authors: Jordan Curry, Michael Lind, Camille E. Short, Corneel Vandelanotte, Holly E. L. Evans, Mark Pearson and Cynthia C. Forbes
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:182
  48. Primary care is an ideal setting to connect individuals at risk for suicide to follow-up care; however, only half of the patients referred from the primary care attend an initial mental health visit. We aim to...

    Authors: Gabriela Kattan Khazanov, Shari Jager-Hyman, Joseph Harrison, Molly Candon, Alison Buttenheim, Matteo F. Pieri, David W. Oslin and Courtney Benjamin Wolk
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:181
  49. Oral anticoagulation therapies (OATs) are often prescribed in conjunction with medications to restore normal heart rate rhythm which can limit the risk of an atrial fibrillation (AF) related stroke and systemi...

    Authors: Hayley A. Hutchings, Kirsty Lanyon, Steven Lister, Raza Alikhan, Julian Halcox, Gail Holland, Arfon Hughes, Rhys Jenkins, Hamish Laing, Trudie Lobban, Diane Owen, Kevin G. Pollock, Ceri Todd and Kathie Wareham
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:180
  50. Evidence from observational studies have shown that moderate intensity physical activity can reduce risk of progression and cancer-specific mortality in participants with prostate cancer. Epidemiological studi...

    Authors: Lucy McGeagh, Luke A. Robles, Raj Persad, Edward Rowe, Amit Bahl, Jonathan Aning, Anthony Koupparis, Paul Abrams, Claire Perks, Jeffrey Holly, Lyndsey Johnson, Constance Shiridzinomwa, Amarnath Challapalli, Ellie Shingler, Hilary Taylor, Jon Oxley…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:179

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