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Populations, Evidence and Technologies - 2016


Abdelaziz TS, Lindenmeyer A, Baharani J, Mistry H, Sitch A, Temple RM, et al. Acute Kidney Outreach to Reduce Deterioration and Death (AKORDD) trial: the protocol for a large pilot study. BMJ Open 2016;6:e012253. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012253

Aldridge C, Bion J, Boyal A, Chen Y-F, Clancy M, Evans T, Girling A, Lord J, Mannion R, Rees P, Roseveare C, Rudge G, Sun J, Tarrant C, Temple M, Watson S, Lilford R, and the HiSLAC Collaborative. Weekend specialist intensity and admission mortality in acute hospital trusts in England: a cross-sectional study. Lancet 2016; Published online 10 May 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30442-1

Auguste P, Tsertsvadze A, Court R, Pink J. A systematic review of economic models used to assess the cost-effectiveness of strategies for identifying latent tuberculosis in high-risk groups. Tuberculosis;99:81-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2016.04.007

Auguste P, Tsertsvadze A, Pink J, Court R, Seedat F, Gurung T, et al. Accurate diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in children, people who are immunocompromised or at risk from immunosuppression and recent arrivals from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis: systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2016;20. http://dx.doi.org/10.3310/hta20380

Baltatzis M, Chan AK, Jegatheeswaran S, Mason JM, Siriwardena AK. Colorectal cancer with synchronous hepatic metastases: Systematic review of reports comparing synchronous surgery with sequential bowel-first or liver-first approaches. Eur J Surg Oncol 2016;42:159-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2015.11.002

Chen YF, Boyal A, Sutton E, Armoiry X, Watson S, Bion J, et al. The magnitude and mechanisms of the weekend effect in hospital admissions: A protocol for a mixed methods review incorporating a systematic review and framework synthesis. Syst Rev 2016;5:84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0260-2

Cooper JA, Moss SM, Smith S, Seaman HE, Taylor-Phillips S, Parsons N, Halloran SP. FIT for the Future - A Case for Risk-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Using the Faecal Immunochemical Test. Colorectal Disease. 2016; 18(7):650-3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27135192

Dyakova M, Shantikumar S, Colquitt JL, Drew C, Sime M, MacIver J, et al. Systematic versus opportunistic risk assessment for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016;1:Cd010411. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010411.pub2

Freeman K, Saunders MP, Uthman OA, Taylor-Phillips S, Connock M, Court R, et al. Is monitoring of plasma 5-fluorouracil levels in metastatic / advanced colorectal cancer clinically effective? A systematic review. BMC Cancer 2016;16:1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-016-2581-x

Jolly K, Majothi S, Sitch AJ, Heneghan NR, Riley RD, Moore DJ, Bates EJ, Turner AM, Bayliss SE, Price MJ, Singh SJ, Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Jordan RE. Self-management of health care behaviours for COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016;17(11):305-26. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26937183

Maheswaran H, Petrou S, MacPherson P, Choko AT, Kumwenda F, Lalloo DG, et al. Cost and quality of life analysis of HIV self-testing and facility-based HIV testing and counselling in Blantyre, Malawi. BMC Med 2016;14:34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-016-0577-7

McFarlane M, Chambers S, Malik A, Lee B, Sung E, Nwokolo C, et al. Clinical outcomes at 12 months and risk of inflammatory bowel disease in patients with an intermediate raised fecal calprotectin: a ‘real-world’ view. BMJ Open 2016;6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011041

Melendez-Torres GJ, Bourne A. Illicit drug use and its association with sexual risk behaviour among MSM: more questions than answers? Curr Opin Infect Dis 2016;29:58-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/qco.0000000000000234

Morrell CJ, Sutcliffe P, Booth A, Stevens J, Scope A, Stevenson M, et al. A systematic review, evidence synthesis and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies evaluating the clinical effectiveness, the cost-effectiveness, safety and acceptability of interventions to prevent postnatal depression. Health Technol Assess 2016;20. http://dx.doi.org/10.3310/hta20370

Perkins G D GF, Slowther A-M, George R, Fritz Z, Satherley P, Williams B, Waugh N, Cooke M W, Chambers S, Mockford C, Freeman K, Grove A, Field R, Owen S, Clarke B, Court R, Hawkes C Do-not-attempt-cardiopulmonary-resuscitation decisions: an evidence synthesis. Health Services and Delivery Research 2016;4. http://dx.doi.org/10.3310/hsdr04110

Rees CJ, Rajasekhar PT, Wilson A, Close H, Rutter MD, Saunders BP, et al. Narrow band imaging optical diagnosis of small colorectal polyps in routine clinical practice: the Detect Inspect Characterise Resect and Discard 2 (DISCARD 2) study. Gut 2016; 10.1136/gutjnl-2015-310584. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2015-310584

Robertson W, Murhy M, Johnson R. Evidence base for the prevention and management of child obesity. Paediatrics and Child Health. 2016;26(5):212-218. http://www.paediatricsandchildhealthjournal.co.uk/article/S1751-7222(15)00258-9/pdf

Shyangdan DS, Uthman OA, Waugh N. SGLT-2 receptor inhibitors for treating patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2016;6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009417

Sidhu M, Daley A, Jolly K. Evaluation of a text supported weight maintenance programme ‘Lighten Up Plus’ following a weight reduction programme: randomised controlled trial. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016;13(1):19. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26867588

Sivan-Hoffmann R, Gory B, Armoiry X, Goyal M, Riva R, Labeyrie PE, et al. Stent-Retriever Thrombectomy for Acute Anterior Ischemic Stroke with Tandem Occlusion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Eur Radiol 2016; 10.1007/s00330-016-4338-y. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-016-4338-y

Taylor-Phillips S, Freeman K, Geppert J, Agbebiyi A, Uthman OA, Madan J, et al. Accuracy of non-invasive prenatal testing using cell-free DNA for detection of Down, Edwards and Patau syndromes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2016;6:e010002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010002

Taylor-Phillips S, Mistry H, Leslie R, Todkill D, Tsertsvadze A, Connock M, et al. Extending the diabetic retinopathy screening interval beyond 1 year: systematic review. Br J Ophthalmol 2016;100:105-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-305938

Taylor-Phillips S, Wallis MG, Jenkinson D, Adekanmbi V, Parsons H, Dunn J, et al. Effect of Using the Same vs Different Order for Second Readings of Screening Mammograms on Rates of Breast Cancer Detection: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Jama 2016;315:1956-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.5257

Tsertsvadze A, Royle P, Seedat F, Cooper J, Crosby R, McCarthy N. Community-onset sepsis and its public health burden: a systematic review. Syst Rev 2016;5:81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0243-3

Uthman OA, Hartley L, Rees K, Taylor F, Ebrahim S, Clarke A. Multiple risk factor interventions for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015; 0.1002/14651858.CD011163.pub2:CD011163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011163.pub2

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