New Publications

Bandholm, T, Christensen, R, Thorborg, K, Treweek, S,Henriksen, M. Preparing for what the reporting checklists will not tell you: the PREPARE Trial guide for planning clinical research to avoid research waste Br J Sports Med 2017;51(20):1494-501.

Denison, FC, Norrie , J, Lawton, K, Norman, JE, Scotland, G, McPherson, G, McDonald, A, Forrest, M, Hudson, J, Peace, M, Clarksson, C, Brook-Smith, S, Morrow, S, Hallowell, N, Hodges, L,Carruthers, KF. A pragmatic group sequential placebo controlled randomised trial to determine the effectiveness of glyceryl  trinitrate for retained plancenta (GOT-IT): a study protocol. BMJ Open 2017;7(9):e017134.

Forbes, G, Loudon , K, Treweek, S, Taylor, SJ,Eldridge, S. Understanding the applicability of results from primary care trials: lessons learned from applying PRECIS-2. J Clin Epidemiol 2017;90:119-26

Hutchison, K, Rogers, W,Entwistle, VA. Addressing deficits and injustices: the potential epistemic contributions of patients to research. Health Care Anal 2017;25(4):386-403.

Kilonzo, M, Brown, S, Bruhn, H, Cook, J, Hudson, J, Watson, A,Wood, J. Cost Effectiveness of Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy and Traditional Excisional Surgery for the Treatment of Haemorrhoidal Disease. PharmacoEconomics Open 2017(25 August 2017).

Lefebvre, C, Glanville, J, Beale, S, Boachie, C, Duffy, S, Fraser, C, Harbour, J, McCool, R,Smith, L. Assessment of methodological search filter performance to improve efficiency of evidence information retrieval: systematic reviews and qualitative study. Health Technol Assess 2017;21:69.

Lenguerrand, E, Winter, C, Innes, K, Maclennan, G, Siassakos, D, Lynch, P, Cameron, AE, Crofts, A, McDonald, A, McCormack, K, Forrest, M, Norrie , J, Bhattacharya, S,Draycott, T. THISTLE: Trial of Hands-on Interprofessional Simulation Training for Local Emergencies: a research protocol for a stepped-wedge clustered randomised controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2017;17:294.

Loudon , K, Zwarenstein, M, Sullivan, F, Donnan, P, Gagyor, I, Hobbelen, H, Alhabe, F, Krishnan, JA,Treweek, S. The PRECIS - 2 tool has good inter - rater reliability and reasonable discriminant validity.  J Clin Epidemiol 2017;88:113-21.

Ma, C,Avenell, A. Effects of weight loss interventions for adults who are obese on mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ 2017;359:j4849 doi: 10.1136/bmj.j4849.

Polus, P, Pieper, D, Burns, J, Fretheim, A, Ramsay, C, Higgins, J, Mathes, T, Pfadenhauer, LM,Rehfuess, EA. Heterogeneity in application, design, and analysis characteristics was found for controlled before-after and interrupted time series studies included in Cochrane reviews. J Clin Epidemiol 2017;91:56-59.

Skea, Z, Treweek, S,K, G. “It’s trying to manage the work”: A qualitative evaluation of recruitment processes within a UK multi-centre trial. BMJ Open 2017;7(8): e016475.


Ahead of print

Entwistle , V, Cribb, A,Owens, J. Why health and social care support should be oriented  towards enabling people to live well with long-term conditions. Health Care Anal 2017:DOI 10.1007/s10728-016-0335-1.

Goulao, B, Maclennan, G,Ramsay, C. The split-plot design was useful for evaluating complex, multi-level interventions but there is need for improvement in its design and report. J Clin Epidemiol 2017:

Virgilli, G, Michelessi, M, Cook, J, Boachie, C, Burr, J, Banister, K, Garaway-Heath, D, Bourne, R, Asorey, A, Ramsay, C,Azuara-Blanco, A. Diagnostic accuracy of Optical Coherence Tomography for diagnosing glaucoma: secondary analyses of the GATE study. Br J Ophthalmol 2017:DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2017-310642