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HRV and Traumatic Injury- systematic review protocol published in PloS One by MSPH researcher

Rabeea Maqsood is a first year PhD student within the department of Medical Sciences and Public Health. She is exploring the role of serious battlefield traumatic injury and Heart Rate Variability (HRV) in military veterans and personnel in a collaborative project between BU and the ADVANCE study, UK (For more: https://www.advancestudydmrc.org.uk/)

Recently, as a part of her PhD thesis, Rabeea’s study protocol on traumatic injuries and HRV has been published in PloS One with open access. The article has been downloaded and viewed hundreds of times since its publication. Here’s the link: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0273688

Watch this space for the full systematic review which will address the evidence gap in the field of HRV and combat trauma research.

Funding for optimising outcomes for victims of violence, trauma and abuse announced

DoH  invites applications for research on optimising outcomes for victims of violence, trauma and abuse. This aims to encourage research that supports the policy intention to improve outcomes for victims, stimulate collaborations between policy, research and informatics communities, and generate evidence to optimise outcomes for users of health and care services. The total budget is £1.8 million; see the website for more details.