Academic Abstracts 2005

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Alani A, Norrie J, Duffty P. Operation or observation for patients with asymptomatic inguinal hernia: a randomised clinical trial [abstract]. Br J Surg 2005;92(Suppl 1):22.

Avenell A, Milne AC, Stephen A, MAVIS Trial Group. A randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the effect of vitamin and mineral supplements on morbidity from infections in men and women aged 65 years and over [abstract]. Proc Nutr Soc 2005;64:24A.

Avenell A, Handoll H. Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in the elderly (Cochrane review) [abstract]. Climacteric 2005;8(1):94.

Cook JA, Ramsay C. A meta-analysis model for a binary outcome incorporating case-series data [abstract]. Ital J Pub Health 2005;2(2):168.

Davies PA, Walker AE, Grimshaw J. What can behaviour theories contribute to our understanding of the effectiveness of clinical guideline implementation strategies? [abstract]. Proc Br Psychol Soc 2005;13(1):60.

Francis D, Roberts I, Elbourne D, Campbell MK, STEPS Study Group, [Entwistle VA], [Grant AM], [McDonald A]. Clinical trials as businesses: strategies for trials enrolment and participation study [abstract]. Clin Trials 2005;2(Supp 1):S79-S80.

Francis J, Johnston M, Eccles MP, Grimshaw J, Walker AE, Kaner E, Smith L. Investigating multiple behaviours using the theory of planned behaviour: why do health professionals implement some evidence-based practices but not others? [abstract]. Proc Br Psychol Soc 2005;13(1):60.

Grant AM, Anderson FH, RECORD Trial Management Group, [Avenell A], [Campbell MK], [McDonald A], [McPherson G]. The Medical Research Council RECORD trial: an evaluation of calcium and/or vitamin D in the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures [abstract]. Osteoporos Int 2005;15(Suppl 2):S13.

Hitiris N, Mohanraj R, Kelly K, Norrie J.  Mortality in newly diagnosed and chronic epilepsy cohorts [abstract]. Epilepsia 2005;46(Suppl 6):133.

Hunter R, Cameron R, Norrie J. The Scottish Schizophrenia Outcomes Study – Phase I Outcomes [abstract]. Schizophr Bull 2005;31(2):543.

Jia X, McNeil G, Avenell A. The effect of micronutrients and fatty acids on age-associated cognitive decline in the elderly: a systematic review [abstract]. Proc Nutr Soc 2005;64:32A.

Langston AL, Campbell MK, Fraser WD, Selby PL, Ralston SH, PRISM Trial Group, [Robertson C]. The PRISM study: baseline analysis and identification of clinical predictors of quality of life [abstract]. Calcif Tissue Int 2005;76(6):475.

Langston AL, Campbell MK, Fraser WD, Selby PL, Ralston SH, PRISM Trial Group, [Robertson C]. Clinical criteria for the diagnosis of pagetic bone pain: survey of collaborating centres in the PRISM study [abstract]. Calcif Tissue Int 2005;76(6):481.

McCormack K, Ramsay C, Walker A, Campbell MK, Grant AM, KAT Trial Group. Design of the Knee Arthroplasty Trial (KAT): a randomised partial factorial trial of different knee replacements [abstract]. Clin Trials 2005;2(Suppl 1):S30-S31.

McCormack K, Treweek S, Abalos E, Campbell MK, Ramsay CR, Zwarenstein M, PRACTiHC Collaboration. A software tool designed to assist with the production of trial protocols [abstract]. Clin Trials 2005;2(Supp 1):S65.

McLeer S, Entwistle VA, Campbell MK. Factors impacting on patient participation to a randomised controlled trial [abstract].  J Epidemiol Community Health 2005;59(Supp 1):A8.

Milne AC, Avenell A, McNeil G, MAVIS Trial Group. Effect of vitamin and mineral supplementation on cognitive function in men and women aged 65 years and over [abstract]. Proc Nutr Soc 2005;64:31A.

Mowatt G, Burr JM, Cook J, Fraser C. Systematic review of the safety and efficacy of electrosurgery for tonsillectomy [abstract]. Ital J Pub Health 2005;2(2):186.

Snowdon C, Elbourne D, Garcia J, STEPS Study Group, [Campbell MK], [Entwistle VA], [Grant AM], [McDonald A]. Strategies for trials enrolment and participation study: case studies [abstract]. Clin Trials 2005;2(Supp 1):S23.

Stephen A, Avenell A. Vitamin and mineral supplementation to reduce infection in adults: a systematic review [abstract]. Proc Nutr Soc 2005;64:14A.

Sydes M, Clemens F, DAMOCLES Group, [Campbell MK], [Grant AM], [McLeer S], [Walker AE], [Wallace SA]. A charter for data monitoring committees [abstract]. Clin Trials 2005;2(Supp1):S42.

Vale L, Kilonzo M, Cook J, MAVIS Trial Group, [Avenell A], [Campbell MK], [Milne A.C]. The effect of vitamin and mineral supplements on infections in older people: a pragmatic randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled trial [abstract]. Ital J Pub Health 2005;2(2):175.