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  1. Psychosis, even in its early stages, is associated with significant disability, causing it to be ranked ahead of paraplegia and blindness in those aged 18–35 in terms of years lived with disability. Current ph...

    Authors: E. Frawley, M. Cowman, M. Cella, D. Cohen, E. Ryan, B. Hallahan, C. Bowie, C. McDonald, D. Fowler, T. Wykes and G. Donohoe
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:109
  2. Dietary interventions have been previously explored in children with ADHD. Elimination diets and supplementation can produce beneficial behaviour changes, but little is known about the mechanisms mediating cha...

    Authors: Kate Lawrence, Kyriaki Myrissa, Miguel Toribio-Mateas, Lori Minini and Alice M. Gregory
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:108
  3. African American (AA) adults are 60% more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (DM) and experience more complications than non-Hispanic White adults. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has shown to be...

    Authors: Ronald M. Cornely, Vinita Subramanya, Ashley Owen, Robin E. McGee and Ambar Kulshreshtha
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:107
  4. Kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) exhibit unique elevated inflammation, impaired immune function, and increased cardiovascular risk. Although exercise reduces cardiovascular risk, there is limited research o...

    Authors: Roseanne E. Billany, Alice C. Smith, Ganisha M. Hutchinson, Matthew P. M. Graham-Brown, Daniel G. D. Nixon and Nicolette C. Bishop
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:106
  5. Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) and community-acquired pneumonia are common in frail older people and maybe addressed through targeted training of the anterior neck musculature that affects the swallow. We...

    Authors: David G. Smithard, Ian Swaine, Salma Ayis, Alberto Gambaruto, Aoife Stone-Ghariani, Dharinee Hansjee, Stefan T. Kulnik, Peter Kyberd, Elizabeth Lloyd-Dehler and William Oliff
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:105
  6. Authors: Sonja Andersson-Marforio, Annika Lundkvist Josenby, Christine Hansen and Eva Ekvall Hansson
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:104

    The original article was published in Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:76

  7. The introduction of complementary foods and changes in milk feeding result in modifications to gastrointestinal function. The interplay between indigestible carbohydrates, host physiology, and microbiome, and ...

    Authors: Amy L. Lovell, Hannah Eriksen, Starin McKeen, Jane Mullaney, Wayne Young, Karl Fraser, Eric Altermann, Olivier Gasser, Martin Kussmann, Nicole C. Roy, Warren C. McNabb and Clare R. Wall
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:103
  8. Symptom burden remains a critical concern for individuals with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) following the completion of treatment. The most common symptom clusters, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and fati...

    Authors: C. M. Fairman, O. L. Owens, K. L. Kendall, J. Steele, C. Latella, M. T. Jones, L. Marcotte, C. M. J. Peddle-McIntyre and K. K. McDonnell
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:102
  9. The PULSE (PostUraL tachycardia Syndrome Exercise) study is a randomised controlled trial assessing the feasibility of conducting a multicentre RCT testing supervised exercise rehabilitation with behavioural a...

    Authors: Gordon McGregor, Becky Evans, Harbinder Sandhu, Jane Simmonds, Shivam Joshi, Gita Devi, Albiona Zhupaj, Nikki Holliday, Gemma Pearce, Chloe Patel, Siew Wan Hee, Richard Powell, Peter Heine, Shilpa Patel, Lesley Kavi, Julie Bruce…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:101
  10. During the perinatal period, common mental disorders (CMDs) such as depression and anxiety are highly prevalent, especially in low-resource settings, and are associated with domestic violence, poverty, and foo...

    Authors: Zulfa Abrahams, Marguerite Schneider, Simone Honikman, Patti Olckers, Sonet Boisits, Nadine Seward and Crick Lund
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:100
  11. Mental health problems often emerge during middle childhood and adolescence. In South Africa, and in the context of high rates of poverty, violence, and adversity, many children are at a considerable risk for ...

    Authors: Bronwynè J. Coetzee, Maria E. Loades, Suzanne Human, Hermine Gericke, Helene Loxton, Gerrit Laning, Naomi Myburgh and Paul Stallard
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:99
  12. Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) accounts for the majority of anemia cases across the globe and can lead to impairments in both physical and cognitive functioning. Oral iron supplementation is the first line of tr...

    Authors: Amie Kron, M. Elisabeth Del Giudice, Michelle Sholzberg, Jeannie Callum, Christine Cserti-Gazdewich, Vidushi Swarup, Mary Huang, Lanis Distefano, Waseem Anani, Robert Skeate, Chantal Armali and Yulia Lin
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:98
  13. Common avoidable factors leading to maternal, perinatal and neonatal deaths include lack of birth planning (and delivery in an inappropriate place) and unmet need for contraception. Progress has been slow beca...

    Authors: Vincent Mubangizi, Nuala McGrath, Jerome Kahuma Kabakyenga, Ingrid Muller, Beth L. Stuart, James P. Raftery, Sylvia Natukunda, Joseph Ngonzi, Clare Goodhart and Merlin Luke Willcox
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:97
  14. Video-reflexive ethnography (VRE) has been used to record aspects of patient care which are then shared with staff to drive self-identified improvements. Interpersonal interactions between patients and hospita...

    Authors: Angela L. Todd, Lynette Roberts and Kirsty Foster
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:96
  15. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is heavily burdened by HIV, with 85% of the global new infections among adolescents happening in the region. With advances in medication and national policies promoting antiretroviral ...

    Authors: Proscovia Nabunya, Fred M. Ssewamala, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Lynn T. M. Michalopoulos, James Mugisha, Torsten B. Neilands, Jean-Francois Trani and Mary M. McKay
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:95
  16. Spinal cord injury (SCI) may cause an autonomic imbalance in the gastrointestinal tract, leading to deficits in colonic motility, mucosal secretions, vascular tone, and an increase of intestinal barrier permea...

    Authors: Marija Glisic, Joelle L. Flueck, Belinda Ruettimann, Anneke Hertig-Godeschalk, Ezra Valido, Alessandro Bertolo, Gerold Stucki and Jivko Stoyanov
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:94
  17. Children with cleft lip and palate can continue to have problems producing clear speech after surgery. This can lead to social, emotional, and educational challenges. Typical treatment involves teaching childr...

    Authors: Joanne Cleland, Lisa Crampin, Linsay Campbell and Marie Dokovova
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:93
  18. Promoting of local healthcare planning is crucial for assisting public health nurses in improving community health inequities. However, there is no effective educational program for developing relevant skills ...

    Authors: Kyoko Yoshioka-Maeda, Takafumi Katayama, Misa Shiomi, Noriko Hosoya, Hitoshi Fujii and Tatsushi Mayama
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:92
  19. The use of lumbar fusion surgery is increasing in developed economies. High levels of patient dissatisfaction are reported post-operatively. To address this need, we developed a theoretically informed rehabili...

    Authors: James Greenwood, Michael Hurley, Alison McGregor, Orla McCourt and Fiona Jones
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:91
  20. The purpose of the present study was to conduct a preliminary evaluation of the feasibility and impact of a risk-targeted behavioral activation intervention for work-disabled individuals with comorbid pain and...

    Authors: Michael J. L. Sullivan, Timothy H. Wideman, Nathalie Gauthier, Pascal Thibault, Tamra Ellis and Heather Adams
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:90
  21. Despite the potential for community-based exercise programs supported through healthcare-community partnerships (CBEP-HCPs) to improve function post-stroke, insufficient trial evidence limits widespread progra...

    Authors: Gayatri Aravind, Kainat Bashir, Jill I. Cameron, Jo-Anne Howe, Susan B. Jaglal, Mark T. Bayley, Robert W. Teasell, Rahim Moineddin, Joanne Zee, Walter P. Wodchis, Alda Tee, Susan Hunter and Nancy M. Salbach
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:88
  22. High-dose influenza vaccines provide better protection against influenza infection than standard-dose in persons aged 65 years and above; however, in most countries, high-dose vaccines are not widely implement...

    Authors: Niklas Dyrby Johansen, Daniel Modin, Joshua Nealon, Sandrine Samson, Camille Salamand, Carsten Schade Larsen, Brian L. Claggett, Scott D. Solomon, Martin J. Landray, Gunnar H. Gislason, Lars Køber, Jens Ulrik Stæhr Jensen, Pradeesh Sivapalan, Lasse Skafte Vestergaard, Palle Valentiner-Branth, Tyra Grove Krause…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:87
  23. People with advanced cancer need to balance their resources and energy in order to experience enjoyment and quality of life in the time they have left. A resource-oriented intervention is developed targeting t...

    Authors: Marc Sampedro Pilegaard, Helle Timm, Heidi Klit Birkemose, Sandra Bakkegaard Dupont, Dorthe Soested Joergensen and Karen la Cour
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:86
  24. Small benign intestinal stenosis is usually treated by endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) or surgery. Although EBD and surgery are able to resolve the stenosis in most cases, they are associated with several pr...

    Authors: Rintaro Moroi, Hisashi Shiga, Kotaro Nochioka, Yusuke Shimoyama, Masatake Kuroha, Yoichi Kakuta, Yoshitaka Kinouchi and Atsushi Masamune
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:85
  25. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death among people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), with an estimated increased risk of 50–60% compared to the general population. Lipid-lowering strateg...

    Authors: Joan Weiner, Geyanne Lui, Mackenzie Brown, Yuliana Domínguez Páez, Shelley Fritz, Tien Sydnor-Campbell, Aberdeen Allen Jr, Assem Jabri, Shilpa Venkatachalam, Kelly Gavigan, William Benjamin Nowell, Jeffrey R. Curtis, Liana Fraenkel, Monika Safford and Iris Navarro-Millán
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:84
  26. Diagnosed PTSD rates in people who are homeless are more than double that of the general population, ranging between 21 and 53%. Complex PTSD (cPTSD) also appears to be more common than PTSD. One treatment opt...

    Authors: Nicole E. Edgar, Alexandria Bennett, Nicole Santos Dunn, Sarah E. MacLean and Simon Hatcher
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:83
  27. Authors: Jan E. Clarkson, Craig R. Ramsay, Francesco Mannocci, Fadi Jarad, Sondos Albadri, David Ricketts, Carol Tait, Avijit Banerjee, Chris Deery, Dwayne Boyers, Zoe Marshman, Beatriz Goulao, Alice R. Hamilton, Katie Banister, Rosanne Bell, Lori Brown…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:82

    The original article was published in Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:77

  28. Hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for recurrent stroke, and blood pressure (BP) reduction is associated with decreased risk of stroke recurrence. However, hypertension remains poorly co...

    Authors: Imama A. Naqvi, Ying Kuen Cheung, Kevin Strobino, Hanlin Li, Sarah E. Tom, Zehra Husaini, Olajide A. Williams, Randolph S. Marshall, Adriana Arcia, Ian M. Kronish and Mitchell S. V. Elkind
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:81
  29. Mobility interventions can prevent functional decline among older patients, but implementation of such interventions may be complicated by barriers in the clinical setting. The WALK-Copenhagen project (WALK-Cp...

    Authors: Britt Stævnsbo Pedersen, Jeanette Wassar Kirk, Maren Kathrine Olesen, Birk Mygind Grønfeldt, Nina Thórný Stefánsdóttir, Rasmus Brødsgaard, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Per Nilsen, Ove Andersen, Thomas Bandholm and Mette Merete Pedersen
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:80
  30. A Cochrane review of mistletoe therapy concludes that there is some evidence that mistletoe extracts may offer benefits on measures of quality of life during chemotherapy for breast cancer, but these results n...

    Authors: Susan Bryant, Lorna Duncan, Gene Feder and Alyson L. Huntley
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:78
  31. Progression of dental caries can result in irreversible pulpal damage. Partial irreversible pulpitis is the initial stage of this damage, confined to the coronal pulp whilst the radicular pulp shows little or ...

    Authors: Jan E. Clarkson, Craig R. Ramsay, Francesco Mannocci, Fadi Jarad, Sondos Albadri, David Ricketts, Carol Tait, Avijit Banerjee, Chris Deery, Dwayne Boyers, Zoe Marshman, Beatriz Goulao, Alice R. Hamilton, Katie Banister, Rosanne Bell, Lori Brown…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:77

    The Correction to this article has been published in Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:82

  32. The effect of a treatment that includes frequent changes of the body position for infants with bronchiolitis has not been evaluated, although it is often used in Swedish hospitals. Because of this, a randomise...

    Authors: Sonja Andersson-Marforio, Annika Lundkvist Josenby, Christine Hansen and Eva Ekvall Hansson
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:76

    The Correction to this article has been published in Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:104

  33. Intravenous fluids are often used in the treatment of sepsis. The better strategy regarding fluid volume is debated, but preliminary data in patients with septic shock or sepsis-related hypotension favor restr...

    Authors: Marie Kristine Jessen, Lars Wiuff Andersen, Marie-Louise Holm Thomsen, Peter Kristensen, Wazhma Hayeri, Ranva Espegård Hassel, Anders Perner, Jens Aage Kølsen Petersen and Hans Kirkegaard
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:75
  34. There are multiple health benefits from participating in physical activity after a cancer diagnosis, but many people living with and beyond cancer (LWBC) are not meeting physical activity guidelines. App-based...

    Authors: P. Lally, N. Miller, A. Roberts, R. J. Beeken, D. M. Greenfield, H. W. W. Potts, N. Counsell, N. Latimer, C. Thomas, L. Smith, J. Gath, F. Kennedy, C. Martin, L. Wyld and A. Fisher
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:74
  35. 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 MultimorbiditY Collabor...

    Authors: Lisa Hynes, Andrew W. Murphy, Nigel Hart, Collette Kirwan, Sarah Mulligan, Claire Leathem, Laura McQuillan, Marina Maxwell, Emma Carr, Scott Walkin, Caroline McCarthy, Colin Bradley, Molly Byrne, Susan M. Smith, Carmel Hughes, Maura Corry…
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:73
  36. Hand oedema is a common consequence of hand trauma or surgery. There are numerous methods to reduce hand oedema but lack high-quality evidence to support best practice. The primary objective of this pilot tria...

    Authors: Leanne Miller, Christina Jerosch-Herold and Lee Shepstone
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:72
  37. The ideal treatment of early-stage arthrofibrosis after total knee arthroplasty is unclear. The purpose of this study was to determine the treatment effect, including variability, and feasibility of a multimod...

    Authors: Michelle R. Rauzi, Jared R. H. Foran and Michael J. Bade
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:71
  38. Obesity in pregnancy increases the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and associated adverse outcomes. Despite metabolic differences, all pregnant women with obesity are considered to have the same ri...

    Authors: Ola F. Quotah, Glen Nishku, Jessamine Hunt, Paul T. Seed, Carolyn Gill, Anna Brockbank, Omoyele Fafowora, Ilektra Vasiloudi, Opeoluwa Olusoga, Ellie Cheek, Jannelle Phillips, Katarzyna G. Nowak, Lucilla Poston, Sara L. White and Angela C. Flynn
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:70
  39. Brief behaviour change counselling (BBCC) approaches have shown some potential in reversing and/or decreasing the effects of behavioural risk factors (harmful alcohol, smoking, physical inactivity and unhealth...

    Authors: Prosper Lutala and Adamson Muula
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:69
  40. Provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) is a prevalent chronic pain condition especially among young women. Pain is localized to the vulvar vestibule and is provoked by touch or pressure, such as penetrative intercourse...

    Authors: Mette Bøymo Kaarbø, Kristine Grimen Danielsen, Gro Killi Haugstad, Anne Lise Ording Helgesen and Slawomir Wojniusz
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:68
  41. Children with poorly controlled asthma have higher rates of unplanned healthcare use and school absences, as well as lower rates of medication adherence and knowledge. They also feel less comfortable using the...

    Authors: Katherine Harris, Chris Newby, Gioia Mosler, Liz Steed, Chris Griffiths and Jonathan Grigg
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:67
  42. While the underlying neuropathology of dementia is not curable, interventions and treatment, such as physical activity, can offer physical and functional gains leading to better mobility, independence and qual...

    Authors: Pazit Levinger, Anita M. Y. Goh, Jeremy Dunn, Josephine Katite, Ritu Paudel, Adrian Onofrio, Frances Batchelor, Maya G. Panisset and Keith D. Hill
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:66
  43. About 50% of women experience lumbopelvic pain (LBPP) during their pregnancy. LBPP has negative repercussions on sleep, social and sexual life, physical and work capacity, and psychological health and contribu...

    Authors: Catherine Daneau, Andrée-Anne Marchand, André Bussières, Julie O’Shaughnessy, Stephanie-May Ruchat and Martin Descarreaux
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:65
  44. Childcare-based physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) interventions have traditionally used in-person training to supplement early childhood educators’ (ECEs) knowledge and confidence to facilitat...

    Authors: Brianne A. Bruijns, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Andrew M. Johnson, Kristi B. Adamo, Shauna M. Burke, Valerie Carson, Rachel Heydon, Jennifer D. Irwin, Patti-Jean Naylor, Brian W. Timmons and Patricia Tucker
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:64
  45. Critical care nurses (CCNs) are routinely exposed to highly stressful events, exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporting resilience and wellbeing of CCNs is therefore crucial to prevent burnout. One ...

    Authors: K. S. Vogt, A. Grange, J. Johnson, J. Marran, L. Budworth, R. Coleman and R. Simms-Ellis
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:63
  46. Obtaining evidence on comparative effectiveness and safety of widely prescribed drugs in a timely and cost-effective way is a major challenge for healthcare systems. Here, we describe the feasibility of the Ev...

    Authors: Angela Flynn, Amy Rogers, Lewis McConnachie, Rebecca Barr, Robert W. V. Flynn, Isla S. Mackenzie, Thomas M. MacDonald and Alexander S. F. Doney
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:62
  47. Multi-month dispensing (MMD) of antiretroviral therapy (ART) represents one approach of differentiated service delivery (DSD) aiming to improve quality and cost-effectiveness for HIV services in resource-limit...

    Authors: Ramona Scherrer, Nadine Tschumi, Thabo Ishmael Lejone, Mathebe Kopo, Lipontso Motaboli, Buoang Mothobi, Alain Amstutz, Michael J. Deml, Malebanye Lerotholi and Niklaus Daniel Labhardt
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2022 8:61

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