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Publications 2015

Alarfaj G, Al-Odhayani A, Tigbe W. Saudi Female School Teachers’ Knowledge and Opinion related to Physical Exercise for School Children. Journal of Behaviorial Sciences 2015; 1: 1-13.

Achten J, Parsons NR, Bruce J, Petrou S, Tutton E, Willett K, Lamb SE, Costa ML. Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of standard wound management versus negative pressure wound therapy in the treatment of adult patients with an open fracture of the lower limb: UK Wound management of Open Lower Limb Fractures (UK WOLFF). BMJ Open 2015; 5:e009087.

Achten J, Parsons NR, McGuinness KR, Petrou S, Lamb SE, Costa ML. UK Fixation of Distal Tibia Fractures (UK FixDT): protocol for a randomised controlled trial of ‘locking’ plate fixation versus intramedullary nail fixation in the treatment of adult patients with a displaced fracture of the distal tibia. BMJ Open 2015; 5:e009162.

Arthur J, Kristjansson K, Thomas H, Kotzee B, Ignatowicz A, Qui T. (2015) Virtuous Medical Practice: Research Report. University of Birmingham 2015. ISBN: 978-0-7044-2848-5.

Barons MJ, Turner S, Parsons N, Griffiths F, Bethell H, Weich S, Thorogood M. Fitness predicts long-term survival after a cardiovascular event: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open 2015; 5:e007772.

Barton C, Reeve J, Adams A, McIntyre E. Australian Academic Primary Health Care Careers: A Scoping Survey. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2015 DOI: 10.1071/PY14129

M. Boyce, R. Gullien, D. Parashar, and K. Taylor. Comparing the use and interpretation of PGMI scoring to assess the technical quality of screening mammograms in the UK and Norway. Radiography 21 (2015) 342–347.

Clar C, Oseni Z, Flowers N, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Rees K. Influenza vaccines for preventing cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD005050. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005050.pub3.

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.

Samuel J Clark, F Xavier Gomez-Oliver, Brain Houle, Margaret Thorogood, Kertsin Klipstein-Grobusch, Nicole Angotti, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Jill Williams, Jane Menken, Stephen Tollman. Cardiometabolic disease risk and HIV status in rural South Africa: establishing a baseline. Clark et al. BMC Public Health (2015). 15:135 DOI 10.1186/s12889-015-1467-1

Clemencia Rodas-Pérez, Angus Clarke, John Powell, Margaret Thorogood Challenges for providing genetic counselling in Colombian genetic clinics - the viewpoint of the physicians providing genetic consultations. Journal of Community Genetics. 2015 DOI 10.1007/s12687-015-0237-1

Couper, K., Kimani, P.K., Abella, B.S., Chilwan, M., Cooke, M.W., Davies, R.P., Field, R.A., Gao, F., Quinton, S., Stallard, N., Woolley, S. and Perkins, G.D. (2015) The system-wide effect of real-time audiovisual feedback and post-event debriefing for in-hospital cardiac arrest: the CPR Quality Improvement Initiative. Critical Care Medicine. In press. DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001202.

Dale J, Potter R, Owen K, Parsons N, Realpe A, Leach J. Retaining the general practitioner workforce in England: what matters to GPs? A cross-sectional study. BMC Family Practice 2015; 16:140.

Devi R, Singh SJ, Powell J, Fulton EA, Igbinedion E, Rees K. Internet-based interventions for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD009386. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009386.pub2.

Dyal L, Lockey A, Kimani PK, Lam J, Bullock I, Buck D, Davies R, Perkins GD. Electronic learning in advanced resuscitation training: the perspective of the candidate. Resuscitation, 2015; 97: 48-54.

Fleming J, Kama A, Harrison E, Hamborg T, Stewart-Brown S, Thorogood M, Griffiths F, Robertson W. 2015. Evaluation of recruitment methods for a trial targeting childhood obesity: Families for Health randomised controlled trial. BioMed Central. 16.535 DOI: 10.1186/s13063-015-1062-x

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.

Hee, S.W., Hamborg, T., Day, S., Madan, J., Miller, F., Posch, M., Zohar, S. and Stallard, N. (2015) Decision theoretic designs for small trials and pilot studies: a review. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. doi: 10.1177/0962280215588245

M. C. Jones and Angela Noufaily (2015). Log-Location-Scale-Log-Concave Distributions for Survival and Reliability Analysis. Electronic Journal of Statistics, 9, 2732-2750.

Karthikeyan S, Griffin DR, Parsons N, Lawrence TM, Modi CS, Drew SJ, Smith CD. Microvascular blood flow in normal and pathological rotator cuffs. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2015; 24:1954–1960.

Kearney RS, Parsons N, Metcalfe D, Costa ML. Injection therapies for Achilles tendinopathy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015; 5:CD010960.

Kearney RS, Parsons N, Underwood M, Costa ML. Achilles tendon rupture rehabilitation: a mixed methods investigation of current practice among orthopaedic surgeons in the United Kingdom. Bone & Joint Research 2015; 4:65-69.

Kimani, P.K., Todd, S. and Stallard, N. (2015) Estimation after subpopulation selection in adptive seamless trials. Statistics in Medicine, 34, 2581-2601.

Kunz, C.U., Friede, T., Parsons, N., Todd, S. and Stallard, N. (2015) A comparison of methods for treatment selection in seamless phase II/III clinical trials incorporating information on short-term endpoints. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics , 25, 170-189.

Martin N, Germanò R, Hartley L, Adler AJ, Rees K. Nut consumption for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011583. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011583.pub2.

McCombie L, Lean MEJ, Tigbe WW. Cost-effectiveness of obesity treatment. Medicine 2015; 43: 104-107.

Milton A, Parsons N, Morant N, Gilbert E, Johnson S, Fisher A, Singh S, Cunliffe D, Marwaha S. The clinical profile of employees with mental health problems working in Social Firms in the UK. Journal of Mental Health 2015; 24:242-248.

Mitchell KE, Evans RA, Johnson-Warrington V, Rees K, Harvey-Dunstan T, Singh SJ. Unsupervised exercise training versus no exercise training for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD011443. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011443.

Morris, T, Hee SW, Stallard N, Underwood M, and Patel S. (2015). Can we convert between outcome measures of disability for chronic low back pain? Spine, 40;10:734-739.

Angela Noufaily, Paddy Farrington, Paul Garthwaite, Doyo G. Enki, Nick Andrews and André Charlett (2015). Detection of Infectious Disease Outbreaks from Laboratory Data with Reporting Delays. Journal of the American Statistical Association. Published Online: DOI 10.1080/01621459.2015.1119047

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

Plant CE, Hickson C, Hedley H, Parsons NR, Costa ML. Is it time to re-visit the AO classification of distal radius fractures? Inter- and intra-observer reliability of the AO classification. Bone and Joint Journal 2015; 97:818-823.

Price CL, Brace-McDonnell S J, Stallard N, Bleetman A, Maconochie I, Perkins G.D. 2015 Performance characteristics of five triage tools for major incidents involving traumatic injuries to children. Injury.

Smith NA, Achten J, Parsons N, Wright D, Parkinson B, Thompson P, Hutchinson CE, Spalding T, Costa ML. Meniscal transplantation and its effect on osteoarthritis risk. An abridged protocol for the MeTEOR study: a comprehensive cohort study incorporating a pilot randomised controlled trial Bone & Joint Research 2015; 4:93-98.

Stallard, N., Kunz, C.U., Todd, S., Parsons, N., and Friede, T. (2015) Flexible selection of a single treatment incorporating short-term endpoint information in a phase II/III clinical trial. Statistics in Medicine, 23, 3104-3115.

Tubeuf S, Yu G, Achten J, Parsons NR, Rangan A, Lamb SE, Costa ML. Cost effectiveness of percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wires versus locking plate for adult patients with a dorsally displaced fracture of the distal radius from the DRAFFT trial. Bone and Joint Journal 2015; 97:1082-89.

Williams MA, Heine PJ, Williamson EM, Toye F, Dritsaki M, Petrou S, Crossman R, Lall R, Barker KL, Fairbank J, Harding I, Gardner A, Slowther AM, Coulson N, Lamb SE Active Treatment for Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis (ACTIvATeS): a feasibility study. Health Technol Assess. 2015 Jul;19(55):1-242. doi: 10.3310/hta19550