Category Archives: Summaries

Confirmed injury prevention paper for #PHtwitJC 27

The winning paper in the poll for the 27th #PHtwitJC is: GARVIN E, Cannuscio C, Branas C. (2013) Greening vacant lots to reduce violent crime: a randomised controlled trial. Inj Prev 19:198-203 doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040439. The full text can be accessed at … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC26 Evidence, Ethics & Values in Health Promotion -Intro post

On Monday 1st July we are discussing this paper: CARTER, Stacy M., Lucie Rychetnik, Beverley Lloyd, Ian H. Kerridge, Louise Baur, Adrian Bauman, Claire Hooker, and Avigdor Zask. (2011) Evidence, Ethics, and Values: A Framework for Health Promotion. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 101, No. 3, pp. … Continue reading

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Summary of #PHTwitJC 24 Chat – Mental health discrimination: impact of Time to Change

 This story looks better if viewed in Storify  Mental health discrimination: impact of Time to Change On 22nd April 2013, Public Health Twitter Journal Club #PHTwitJC discussed a research paper on experiences of discrimination among mental health service users in England, … Continue reading

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Week 23: Summary of #PHTwitJC Chat

In March we discussed this paper which examined whether there was an association between second hand smoking and meningococcal disease risk.  We critiqued the paper together on 24th March, and below is a summary of the discussion. Q.1 Were the … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 22 Transcript: Impact of advertising restrictions on children’s exposure to adverts for less healthy foods

View as slideshow This is the Storify transcript & summary of our discussion on 26th February. Information about the Public Health Twitter Journal Club, including our introduction to this discussion, can be found at our blog: https://phtwitjc.wordpress.com #PHTwitJC 22: TV … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 21: Summary and Discussion

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the lively discussion and appraisal of the following papar: Effectiveness of screening and brief alcohol intervention in primary care (SIPS trial): pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial, British Medical Journal, http://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.e8501. The full transcripts are … Continue reading

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Chat Summary: Comparing policies to tackle ethnic inequalities in health, #PHTwitJC18

On Wednesday, 19th September we discussed this paper: Lorant, V. and Bhopal, R. (2010). Comparing policies to tackle ethnic inequalities in health: Belgium 1, Scotland 4. European Journal of Public Health, 21, 2, 235-40. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckq061 Journal link. Open access link  … Continue reading

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