Skip to main content

Publications 2014

Baber C, Burton CM, Hendrick DJ, Anthony C, Pickering C, Robertson AS, Robertson W, Sherwood Burge P. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in Workers. Exposed TO Metalworking Fluids. American Journal of Industrial Medicine March 2014

Barker, K.L., Javaid, M.K., Newman, M., Minns Lowe, C., Stallard, N., Campbell, H., Ghandi, V. and Lamb, S.E. (2014) Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture (PROVE): study protocol for an adaptive design randomised controlled trial - ISRCTN 49117867. Trials,15, 22.

Cartwright R, Mangera A, Tikkinen K.A.O, Rajan P, Pesonen J, Kirby A, Thiagamoorthy G, Ambrose C, Gonzalez-Maffe J, Bennett P, Palmer T, Walley A, Jarvelin M-R, Khullar V, Chapple C. Systematic review and meta-analysis of candidate gene association studies of lower urinary tract symptoms in men, European Urology, published online 22 January 2014

Clarke, Paul S.; Palmer, Tom M.; Windmeijer, Frank. Estimating Structural Mean Models with Multiple Instrumental Variables Using the Generalised Method of Moments. Statist. Sci. 30 (2015), no. 1, 96--117. doi:10.1214/14-STS503.

Costa ML, Achten J, Parsons NR, Rangan A, Griffin D, Tubeuf S, Lamb SE. Percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wires versus volar locking plate fixation in adults with dorsally displaced fracture of distal radioys: randomised controlled trial. 2014 BMJ. 349:G4807 DOI:10.1136/bmj.g4807

Carlos G. Forero, Nuria D. Adroher, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Pere Castellví, Miquel Codony, Gemma Vilagut, Anna Mompart, Ricard Tresseres, Jose Castro, Joan Colom,, Jordi Alonso. Differential item and test functioning methodology indicated that item response bias was not a substantial cause of country differences in mental well-being. J Clin Epid 08/2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.06.017?

Ellard R David, Thorogood Margaret, Underwood Martin, Seale Clive, Taylor J Stephanie Whole home exercise intervention for depression in older care home residents (the OPERA study): a process evaluation: BMC Medicine 2014, 12:1.

de Cates AN, Farr MRB, Wright N, Jarvis MC, Rees K, Ebrahim S, Huffman MD. Fixed-dose combination therapy for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009868. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009868.pub2..

H. Ewald, J. Kirby, K. Rees, W. Robertson Parent-only interventions in the treatment of childhood obesity: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. J Public Health (2013) doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdt108

Granell R, Henderson AJ, Evans DM, Davey Smith G, Ness AR, Lewis S, Palmer TM, Sterne JAC (2014) 'Effects of BMI, Fat Mass, and Lean Mass on Asthma in Childhood: A Mendelian Randomization Study', PLoS Medicine, 11 (7), e1001669

Griffin XL, Parsons N Achten J, Costa M. The Targon Femoral Neck hip screw versus cannulated screws for internal fixation of intracapsular fractures of the hip. . Bone Join Journal . 2014. May 96-b; 5

Griffiths F, Mason V, Boardman F, Dennick K, Haywood K, Achten J, Parsons N, Griffin X, Costa ML. Evaluating recovery following hip fracture: a qualitative interview study of what is important to patients. BMJ Open 2015; 5:e005406.

Hartley L, Clar C, Flowers N, Hooper L, Rees K. Omega 6 fatty acids for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD011094. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011094.

Hartley L, Flowers N, Lee MS, Ernst E, Rees K. Tai chi for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD010366. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010366.pub2.

Hartley L, Dyakova M, Holmes J, Clarke A, Lee MS, Ernst E, Rees K. Yoga for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD010072. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010072.pub2.

Holmes MV, Asselbergs FW, Palmer TM, Drenos F, Lanktree MB et al. Mendelian randomization of blood lipids for coronary heart disease European Heart Journal, published online 27 January 2014.

Holmes MV, Dale CE, Zuccolo L, Silverwood RJ, et al., Hingorani AD, Nordestgaard BG, Bobak M, Leon DA, Langenberg C, Palmer TM, Reiner AP, Keating BJ, Dudbridge F, Casas JP, on behalf of The InterAct Consortium. Association between alcohol and cardiovascular disease: Mendelian randomisation analysis based on individual participant data. BMJ, 2014, 349, g4164.

Holmes MV, Lange LA, Palmer T, Lanktree MB, North KE, Almoguera B, Buxbaum S, Chandrupatla HR, Elbers CC, Guo Y, Hoogeveen RC, Li J, Li YR, Swerdlow DI, Cushman M, Price TS, Curtis SP, Fornage M, Hakonarson H, Patel SR, Redline S, Siscovick DS, Tsai MY, Wilson JG, van der Schouw YT, FitzGerald GA, Hingorani AD, Casas JP, de Bakker PIW, Rich SS, Schadt EE, Asselbergs FW, Reiner AP, Keating BJ. Causal Effects of Body Mass Index on Cardiometabolic Traits and Events: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis. The American Journal of Human Genetics, published online 23 January 2014.

Robert W Jordan, Nick A Smith, Edward Dickenson, Helen Parsons, Xavier Griffin. Risk factors associated with the early failure of cannulated hip screws. Acta Orthop Belgica. 2014, 80, 34-38

Jago Russell, Sebire J Simon, Bentley F Georgina, Turner M Katrina, Goodred K Joanna, Fox R Kenneth, Stewart-Brown Sarah, Lucas J Patricia . Process evaluation of the Teamplay parenting intervention pilot: implications for recruitment, retention and course refinement.: BMC Public Health .2013, 13:1102.

Jhita T, Petrou S, Gumber A, Szczepura A, Raymond NT, Bellary S, on behalf of the UKADS Study Group. Ethnic differences in health related quality of life for patients with type 2 diabetes. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2014;12:83. doi:10.1186/1477-7525-12-83

Jones MR, Barnoya J, Stranges S, Losonczy L, Navas-Acien. Cardiovascular Events Following Smoke-Free Legislations: An updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Springer International Publishing AG. 2014 Online

Kearney RS, Parsons N, Metcalfe D, Costa ML. Injection therapies for Achilles tendinopathy (Protocol). Cochrane Library. 2014 Issue 2

Kimani, P.K., Todd, S., Stallard, N. (2014) A comparison of methods for constructing confidence intervals after phase II/III clinical trials. Biometrical Journal, 56, 107-128

Kumari M, Holmes M, Dale C, Hubacek J, Palmer T, Pikhart H, Peasey A, Britton A, Horvat P, Kubinova R, Mulyatina S, Pajak A, Tamosiunas A, Shankar A, Singh-Manoux A, Voevoda M, Kivimaki M, Hingorani A, Marmot M, Casas JP, Bobak M (2014) 'Alcohol consumption and cognitive performance: a Mendelian Randomisation study', Addiction, 2014, 109, 9, 1462-1471.

Kunz, C.U., Friede, T., Parsons, N., Todd, S. and Stallard, N. (2014) Data-driven treatment selection for seamless phase II/III trials incorporating early-outcome data. Pharmaceutical Statistics, 13, 238-246.

Kunz CU, Friede T, Parsons N, Todd S, Stallard N. A comparison of methods for treatment selection in seamless phase II/III clinical trials incorporating information on short-term endpoints. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 2014; 25: 170-189.

Mackay ND, Smith NA, Parsons N, Spalding T, Thompson P, Sprowson AP. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Patellar Dislocation: A systematic Review. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014. 2: doi: 10.1177/2325967114533021.

Magirr D, Stallard N, Jaki T. Flexible sequential designs for multi-arm clinical trials. Statistics in Medicine 2014, 33 3269-3279

Martin RM, Patel R, Kramer S, Vilchuck K, Bogdanovich N, Sergeichick N, Gusina N, Foo Y, Palmer T, Thompson J, Gillman MW, Davey Smith G, Oken E. Effects of promoting longer term and exclusive breastfeeding on cardiometabolic risk factors at age 11.5 years: a cluster-randomized, controlled trial. Circulation, published online 3 December 2013.

Metcalfe D, Bouamra O, Parsons NR, Aletrari MO, Lecky FE, Costa ML. Effect of regional trauma centralization on volume, injury severity and outcomes of injured patients admitted to trauma centres. Wiley online Library. 2014 10.1002/bjs9498

Minas G, Aston J, Stallard N. Adaptive Multivariate Global testing. Journal of American Statistical Association. June 2014 109,506.

Minas, G., Aston, J.A.D. and Stallard, N. (2014) Response-adaptive multivariate global testing. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109, 613-623.

Mistry, D., Patel. S., Hee, S.W., Stallard, N. and Underwood, M. (2014) Evaluating the quality of subgroup analyses in randomized controlled trials of therapist delivered interventions for non-specific low back pain: a systematic review. Spine, 39, 618-629.

Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Stranges S. Geographic Variation of Overweight and Obesity among Women in Nigeria: A case for Nutritional Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa PLOS ONE June 2014, 9,6,

Palmer TM, Macdonald-Wallis CM, Lawlor DA, Tilling K. (2014) 'Estimating adjusted associations between random effects from multilevel models: The reffadjust package' Stata Journal, 14 (1), 119 - 140.

Parsons N, Griffin XL, Achten J, Costa M. Outcome assessment after hip fracture. Bone Join Res. 2014. 3; 69-75

Parsons N, Griffin XL, Stengel D, Carey Smith R, Perry DC, Costa ML. Standardised effect sizes in clinical research. The Bone & Joint Journal. 2014. July 96-B;7;

Patel RS, Asselbergs FW, Quyyumi AA, Palmer TM, Finan CI, Tragante V, Deanfield J, Hemingway H, Hingorani AD, Holmes MV. 5Genetic variants at chromosome 9p21 and risk of first versus subsequent coronary heart disease events: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, published online 7 March 2014.

Patel S, Hee SW, Sandhu H, Yang Y, Underwood M. Safety, effectiveness, and cost effectiveness of decision aids still unclear. BMJ 2014; 349. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g6578

Patel S, Ngunjiri A, Hee SW, Yang Y, Brown S, Friede T, Griffiths F, Lord J, Sandhu H, Thistlethwaite J, Tysall C, Underwood M. Primum non nocere: shared informed decision making in low back pain - a pilot cluster randomised trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014; 15: 282. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-282

Perry DC, Costa XL, Parsons N, Costa ML. Designing clinical trials in trauma surgery. Bone Joint Res 2014. 3: 123-9

Perry DC, Parsons N, Costa ML. ‘Big Data’ reporting guidelines: how to answer big questions, yet avoid big problems! Bone and Joint Journal 2014; 96:1575-1577.

Sprowson A, Hadi M, Underwood M, Parsons N, Bucknall T, Costa ML, Buchbinder R. Periarticular analgesia for postoperative pain following total knee replacement. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014; 9:CD011328.

Sprowson AP, Jensen CD, Parsons N, Partington P, Emmersons K, Carluke I, Asaad S, Pratt R, Muller S Reed MR. The effect of triclosan coated sutures on rate of Surgical Site Infection after hip and knee replacement: a protocol for a double-blind randomised controlled trial. MBM Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014. 15:237

Saverio Stranges, , Preshila Chandimali Samaraweera Frances Taggart, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, , and Sarah Stewart-Brown Major Health-Related Behaviors and Mental Wellbeing in the General Population: The Health Survey for England BMJ Open 22.9.14

Sarah Stewart-Brown Measuring Wellbeing in Integrated Health Care. European J Integrative Health Care DOI 10.1016/j.eujim.2014.08.004

Silverwood RJ, Holmes MV, Dale CE, Lawlor DA, Whittaker JC, Davey SmithG, Leon DA, Palmer T, Keating BJ, Zuccolo L, Casas JP, Dudbridge F, on behalf of the Alcohol-ADH1B Consortium. Testing for non-linear causal effects using a binary genotype in a Mendelian randomization study: application to alcohol and cardiovascular traits. International Journal of Epidemiology, published online 5 September 2014.

Stallard N, Hamborg T, Parsons N, Friede T (2014) Adaptive Designs for Confirmatory Clinical Trials with Subgroup Selection. 24:168-187, 2014

Szczepura, A., Manzoor, S., Hardy, S, Stallard, N, Parsons, H, Gossain, S. and Hawkey, P.M. (2014) How do hospital professionals involved in a randomised controlled trial perceive the value of genotyping vs. PCR-ribotyping for control of hospital acquired C. Difficile infections? BMC Infectious Diseases, 14, 154.

Tahrani AA, Dubb K, Raymond NT, Begum S, Altaf QA, Sadiqi H, Piya MK, Stevens MJ. Cardiac autonomic neuropathy predicts renal function decline in patients with Type 2 diabetes: A cohort study. Diabetologia 2014;57:1249-1256

Taylor RS, Sagar VA, Davies EJ, Briscoe S, Coats AJS, Dalal H, Lough F, Rees K, Singh S. Exercise-based rehabilitation for heart failure. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003331. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003331.pub4.

Sian Taylor-Phillips, Matthew G Wallis, Helen Parsons, Janet Dunn, Nigel Stallard, Helen Campbell, Sarah Sellars, Ala Szczepura, Simon Gates and Aileen Clarke. Changing case Order to Optimise patterns of Performance in Screening (CO-OPS): A Research Protocol for a Randomised Controlled Trial. Trials 2014; 15:17. DOI:10.1186/1745-6215-15-17

Wade KH, Skugarevsky O, Kramer M S, Patel R, Bogdanovich N, Vilchuck K, Sergeichick N, Richmond R, Palmer T, Davey Smith G, Gillman M, Oken E, Martin RM. Prospective associations of parental smoking, alcohol use, marital status, maternal satisfaction, and parental and childhood body mass index at 6.5 years with later problematic eating attitudes. Nutrition and Diabetes, published online 6 January 2014.

Wason J, Marshall A, Dunn j, Stein RC, Stallard N. Adaptive designs for clinical trials assessing biomarker-guided treatment strategies. British Journal of Cancer 2014, 110, 1950-1957

Wolfgang A. Markham (2014): School culture and teenage substance use: a conceptual and operational framework, Educational Review, DOI: 10.1080/00131911.2014.896878