KSR staff publications

2004

Riemsma RP, Taal E, Kirwan JR, Rasker JJ. Systematic review of rheumatoid arthritis patient education. Arthritis Rheum 2004;51(6):1045-59. Full text

 

Whiting P, Rutjes AWS, Dinnes J, Reitsma J, Bossuyt PMM, Kleijnen J. Development and validation of methods for assessing the quality of diagnostic accuracy studies. Health Technol Assess 2004;8(25):1-234. Full text

 

Taal E, Riemsma RP, Kirwan JR, Rasker JJ. What are the real effects of arthritis self-management education programs on pain and disability? Comment on the article by Warsi et al. Arthritis Rheum 2004;50(3):1012-3; author reply 1013. Full text

 

Taal E, Rasker JJ, Riemsma RP. Sensitivity to change of AIMS2 and AIMS2-SF components in comparison to M-HAQ and VAS-pain. Ann Rheum Dis 2004;63(12):1655-8. Abstract

 

Whiting P, Rutjes AWS, Reitsma JB, Glas AS, Bossuyt PMM, Kleijnen J. Sources of variation and bias in studies of diagnostic accuracy: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med 2004;140(3):189-202. Abstract

 

Philips Z, Ginnelly L, Sculpher M, Claxton K, Golder S, Riemsma R. Review of guidelines for good practice in decision-analytic modelling in health technology assessment. Health Technol Assess 2004;8(36):1-158. Full text

 

O'Meara S, Riemsma R, Shirran L, Mather L, ter Riet G. A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of orlistat used for the management of obesity. Obes Rev 2004;5(1):51-68. Abstract

 

Nixon J, Duffy S, Armstrong N, Craig D, Glanville J, Christie J, Drummond M, Kleijnen J. The usefulness of the NHS Economic Evaluation Database to researchers undertaking technology assessment reviews. Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2004;20(3):249-57. Abstract

 

Main C, Palmer S, Griffin S, Jones L, Orton V, Sculpher M, Henderson R, Sudlow C, Hawkins N, Riemsma R. Clopidogrel used in combination with aspirin compared with aspirin alone in the treatment of non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndromes: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2004;8(40):1-141. Full text

 

Jones L, Hawkins N, Westwood M, Wright K, Richardson G, Riemsma R. Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of capecitabine (Xeloda) for locally advanced and/or metastatic breast cancer. Health Technol Assess 2004;8(5):1-143. Full text

 

Jones L, Griffin S, Palmer S, Main C, Orton V, Sculpher M, Sudlow C, Henderson R, Hawkins N, Riemsma R. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole in the secondary prevention of occlusive vascular events: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2004;8(38):1-196. Full text

 

Honest H, Bachmann LM, Sundaram R, Gupta JK, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. The accuracy of risk scores in predicting preterm birth--a systematic review. J Obstet Gynaecol 2004;24(4):343-59. Abstract

 

Honest H, Bachmann LM, Sengupta R, Gupta JK, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. Accuracy of absence of fetal breathing movements in predicting preterm birth: a systematic review. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2004;24(1):94-100. Full text

 

Honest H, Bachmann LM, Knox EM, Gupta JK, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. The accuracy of various tests for bacterial vaginosis in predicting preterm birth: a systematic review. BJOG 2004;111(5):409-22. Full text

 

Bridle C, Palmer S, Bagnall AM, Darba J, Duffy S, Sculpher M, Riemsma R. A rapid and systematic review and economic evaluation of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of newer drugs for treatment of mania associated with bipolar affective disorder. Health Technol Assess 2004;8(19):1-187. Full text

 

Brewster LM, van Montfrans GA, Kleijnen J. Systematic review: antihypertensive drug therapy in black patients. Ann Intern Med 2004;141(8):614-27. Abstract

2003

Stoykova B, Drummond M, Barbieri M, Kleijnen J. The lag between effectiveness and cost-effectiveness evidence of new drugs. Implications for decision-making in health care. Eur J Health Econ 2003;4(4):313-8. Abstract


Riemsma RP, Kirwan JR, Taal E, Rasker JJ. Patient education for adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2003, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003688. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Full text

 

Van der Wijden C, Kleijnen J, Van den Berk T. Lactational amenorrhea for family planning. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2003, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001329. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Full text

 

Kainth A, McDaid C, Glanville J, Wright K, Toon P, Forbes C. Telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review. York: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, 2003. Full text

 

Riemsma RP, Pattenden J, Bridle C, Sowden AJ, Mather L, Watt IS, Walker A. Systematic review of the effectiveness of stage based interventions to promote smoking cessation. BMJ 2003;326(7400):1175-7. Full text

 

Riemsma RP, Taal E, Rasker JJ. Group education for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their partners. Arthritis Rheum 2003;49(4):556-66. Full text

 

Misso K, Glanville J. Finding the ‘best evidence’ for cancer care. In: Williams C, editor. Evidence-based Oncology. London: BMJ Books, 2003: 17-25. 

 

Whiting P, Rutjes AWS, Reitsma JB, Bossuyt PM, Kleijnen J. The development of QUADAS: a tool for the quality assessment of studies of diagnostic accuracy included in systematic reviews. BMC Med Res Methodol 2003;3:25. Full text

 

Woolacott N, Puhan MA, Misso K, Steurer J, Kleijnen J. Systematic review of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of ultrasound in screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborns. York: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), 2003. Full text

 

Craig D, Nixon J, Armstrong N, Glanville J, Kleijnen J, Drummond M,

NHS Economic Evaluation Database Research Team. New BMJ policy on economic evaluations. Response of NHS Economic Evaluation Database Research Team. BMJ 2003;326(7386):445; author reply 445. Full text

 

Taal E, Rasker JJ, Riemsma RP. Psychometric properties of a Dutch short form of the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales 2 (Dutch-AIMS2-SF). Rheumatology (Oxford) 2003;42(3):427-34. Full text

 

Puhan MA, Woolacott N, Kleijnen J, Steurer J. Observational studies on ultrasound screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborns - a systematic review. Ultraschall Med 2003;24(6):377-82. Abstract


Khan KS, Kunz R, Kleijnen J, Antes G. Five steps to conducting a systematic review. J R Soc Med 2003;96(3):118-21. Full text

 

Honest H, Bachmann LM, Coomarasamy A, Gupta JK, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. Accuracy of cervical transvaginal sonography in predicting preterm birth: a systematic review. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003;22(3):305-22. Full text


Forman D, Morris E, Eastwood A, Kleijnen J. Guidelines for treatment of upper gastrointestinal cancer. Lancet 2003;361(9351):80. Full text

 

Di Blasi Z, Kleijnen J. Context effects. Powerful therapies or methodological bias? Eval Health Prof 2003;26(2):166-79. Abstract

 

Bagnall AM, Jones L, Richardson G, Duffy S, Riemsma R. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acute hospital-based spinal cord injuries services: systematic review. Health Technol Assess 2003;7(19):1-92. Full text

 

Bagnall AM, Jones L, Ginnelly L, Lewis R, Glanville J, Gilbody S, Davies L, Torgerson D, Kleijnen J. A systematic review of atypical antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia. Health Technol Assess 2003;7(13):1-193. Full text

2002

Forbes C, Wilby J, Richardson G, Sculpher M, Mather L, Riemsma R. A systematic review and economic evaluation of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride for ovarian cancer. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(23):1-119. Full text

 

Westwood ME, Kelly S, Berry E, Bamford JM, Gough MJ, Airey CM, Davies LM, Meaney JFM, Cullingworth J, Smith MA. How to undertake a clinically relevant systematic review in a rapidly evolving field. Magnetic resonance angiography. Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2002;18(1):24-32. Abstract

 

Riemsma RP, Taal E, Kirwan JR, Rasker JJ. Patient education programmes for adults with rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ 2002;325(7364):558-9. Full text


Armstrong N, Drummond M, Nixon J, Craig D, Glanville J. How do we judge the quality of economic evaluations? J Clin Excellence 2002;4(3):345-7.

 

Woolacott NF, Jones L, Forbes CA, Mather LC, Sowden AJ, Song FJ, Raftery JP, Aveyard PN, Hyde CJ, Barton PM. The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of bupropion and nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(16):1-245. Full text

 

Riemsma RP, Pattenden J, Bridle C, Sowden AJ, Mather L, Watt IS, Walker A. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions based on a stages-of-change approach to promote individual behaviour change. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(24):1-231. Full text

 

West J, Tuffnell D, Kleijnen J. Promoting evidence: systematic reviews. Br J Midwifery 2002;10(12):771-5. Abstract

 

Vickers A, Wilson P, Kleijnen J. Acupuncture. Qual Saf Health Care 2002;11(1):92-7. Full text

 

Treasure ET, Chestnutt IG, Whiting P, McDonagh M, Wilson P, Kleijnen J. The York review--a systematic review of public water fluoridation: a commentary. Br Dent J 2002;192(9):495-7. Full text

 

Robinson M, Ginnelly L, Sculpher M, Jones L, Riemsma R, Palmer S, Philips Z, Glanville J. A systematic review update of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(25):1-160. Full text

 

O'Meara S, Wilson P, Bridle C, Wright K, Kleijnen J. Homoeopathy. Qual Saf Health Care 2002;11(2):189-94. Abstract

 

Lang SH, Hyde C, Reid IN, Hitchcock IS, Hart CA, Bryden AAG, Villette J-M, Stower MJ, Maitland NJ. Enhanced expression of vimentin in motile prostate cell lines and in poorly differentiated and metastatic prostate carcinoma. Prostate 2002;52(4):253-63. Abstract

 

O'Meara S, Riemsma R, Shirran L, Mather L, ter Riet G. The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sibutramine in the management of obesity: a technology assessment. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(6):1-97. Full text

 

McDonald S, Lefebvre C, Antes G, Galandi D, Gotzsche P, Hammarquist C, Haugh M, Jensen KL, Kleijnen J, Loep M, Pistotti V, Ruther A. The contribution of handsearching European general health care journals to the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register. Eval Health Prof 2002;25(1):65-75. Abstract


Lewis R, Bagnall AM, King S, Woolacott N, Forbes C, Shirran L, Duffy S, Kleijnen J, ter Riet G, Riemsma R. The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of vinorelbine for breast cancer: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(14):1-269. Full text

 

Lewis R, Bagnall AM, Forbes C, Shirran E, Duffy S, Kleijnen J, Riemsma Rter Riet G. The clinical effectiveness of trastuzumab for breast cancer: a systematic review. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(13):1-71. Full text

 

Honest H, Bachmann LM, Gupta JK, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. Accuracy of cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin test in predicting risk of spontaneous preterm birth: systematic review. BMJ 2002;325(7359):301. Full text

 

Hoffmann C, Stoykova BA, Nixon J, Glanville JM, Misso K, Drummond MF. Do health-care decision makers find economic evaluations useful? The findings of focus group research in UK health authorities. Value Health 2002;5(2):71-8. Full text

 

Hoffmann C, Stoykova B, Nixon J, Glanville J, Misso K, Drummond M. Re: Hutton J, Brown R. Use of economic evaluation in decision-making: what needs to change? (Editorial) Value Health 2002;5:65-6.[comment]. Value Health 2002;5(2):114. Full text

 

Hart CA, Scott LJ, Bagley S, Bryden AAG, Clarke NW, Lang SH. Role of proteolytic enzymes in human prostate bone metastasis formation: in vivo and in vitro studies. Br J Cancer 2002;86(7):1136-42. Full text

 

Di Blasi Z, Kaptchuk TJ, Weinman J, Kleijnen J. Informing participants of allocation to placebo at trial closure: postal survey. BMJ 2002;325(7376):1329. Full text

 

Berry E, Kelly S, Westwood ME, Davies LM, Gough MJ, Bamford JM, Meaney JFM, Airey CM, Cullingworth J, Barbieri M, Jackson A, Smith M. The cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance angiography for carotid artery stenosis and peripheral vascular disease: a systematic review. Health Technol Assess 2002;6(7):1-155. Full text

2001

Riemsma RP, Forbes CA, Glanville JM, Eastwood AJ, Kleijnen J. General health status measures for people with cognitive impairment: learning disability and acquired brain injury. Health Technol Assess 2001;5(6):1-100. Full text

 

Forbes C, Shirran L, Bagnall AM, Duffy S, ter Riet G. A rapid and systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of topotecan for ovarian cancer. Health Technol Assess 2001;5(28):1-110. Full text

 

Whiting P, MacDonagh M, Kleijnen J. Association of Down's syndrome and water fluoride level: a systematic review of the evidence. BMC Public Health 2001;1:6. Full text

 

Sowden AJ, Forbes C, Entwistle V, Watt I. Informing, communicating and sharing decisions with people who have cancer. Qual Health Care 2001;10(3):193-6. Full text

 

O'Meara S, Riemsma R, Shirran L, Mather L, ter Riet G. A rapid and systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of orlistat in the management of obesity. Health Technol Assess 2001;5(18):1-81. Full text

 

Olsen O, Middleton P, Ezzo J, Gotzsche PC, Hadhazy V, Herxheimer A, Kleijnen J, McIntosh H. Quality of Cochrane reviews: assessment of sample from 1998. BMJ 2001;323(7317):829-32. Full text

 

Nixon J, Khan KS, Kleijnen J. Summarising economic evaluations in systematic reviews: a new approach. BMJ 2001;322(7302):1596-8. Full text

 

Maitland NJ, Macintosh CA, Hall J, Sharrard M, Quinn G, Lang S. In vitro models to study cellular differentiation and function in human prostate cancers. Radiat Res 2001;155(1 Pt 2):133-142. Abstract

 

Khan KS, Dinnes J, Kleijnen J. Systematic reviews to evaluate diagnostic tests. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2001;95(1):6-11. Abstract

 

Jepson RG, Forbes CA, Sowden AJ, Lewis RA. Increasing informed uptake and non-uptake of screening: evidence from a systematic review. Health Expect 2001;4(2):116-26. Abstract

 

Groot D, ter Riet G, Khan KS, Misso K. Comparison of search strategies and quality of medical information of the Internet: a study relating to ankle sprain. Injury 2001;32(6):473-6. Abstract

 

Dinnes J, Moss S, Melia J, Blanks R, Song F, Kleijnen J. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of double reading of mammograms in breast cancer screening: findings of a systematic review. Breast 2001;10(6):455-63. Abstract

 

Di Blasi Z, Harkness E, Ernst E, Georgiou A, Kleijnen J. Influence of context effects on health outcomes: a systematic review. Lancet 2001;357(9258):757-62. Abstract

 

de Craen AJ, Lampe-Schoenmaeckers AJ, Kraal JW, Tijssen JG, Kleijnen J. Impact of experimentally-induced expectancy on the analgesic efficacy of tramadol in chronic pain patients: a 2 x 2 factorial, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. J Pain Symptom Manage 2001;21(3):210-7. Abstract

2000

Nixon J, Stoykova B, Christie J, Glanville J, Kleijnen J, Drummond M. NHS economic evaluation database for healthcare decision makers. BMJ 2000;321(7252):32. Full text

 

McDonagh M, Whiting P, Bradley M, Cooper J, Sutton A, Chestnutt I, Misso K, Wilson P, Treasure E, Kleijnen J. A systematic review of water fluoridation. York: NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, 2000. Full text

 

Westwood ME, Butler GE, McLellan AC, Barth JH. The combined pituitary function test in children: an evaluation of the clinical usefulness of TRH and LHRH stimulation tests through a retrospective analysis of one hundred and twenty six cases. Clin Endocrinol 2000;52(6):727-33. Abstract

 

Riemsma RP, Taal E, Rasker JJ, Wiegman O, Bruyn GAW, van Paassen HC. Problematic and positive social support in relation to depression among patients with rheumatoid arthritis. J Health Psychol 2000;5(2):221-30. Abstract

 

Misso K. NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination: new and improved access to databases. Health Libraries Group Newsletter 2000;17(1):4-6.

 

Nixon J, Stoykova B, Glanville J, Christie J, Drummond M, Kleijnen J. The U.K. NHS economic evaluation database. Economic issues in evaluations of health technology. Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2000;16(3):731-42. Abstract

 

Bagnall A, Lewis RA, Leitner ML, Kleijnen J. Ziprasidone for schizophrenia and severe mental illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2000, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001945. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Full text

 

Song F, O'Meara S, Wilson P, Golder S, Kleijnen J. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of prophylactic removal of wisdom teeth. Health Technol Assess 2000;4(15):1-55. Full text

 

Riemsma RP, Taal E, Rasker JJ. Perceptions about perceived functional disabilities and pain of people with rheumatoid arthritis: differences between patients and their spouses and correlates with well-being. Arthritis Care Res 2000;13(5):255-61. Abstract


Jepson R, Clegg A, Forbes C, Lewis R, Sowden A, Kleijnen J. The determinants of screening uptake and interventions for increasing uptake: a systematic review. Health Technol Assess 2000;4(14):1-133. Full text

 

McDonagh MS, Whiting PF, Wilson PM, Sutton AJ, Chestnutt I, Cooper J, Misso K, Bradley M, Treasure E, Kleijnen J. Systematic review of water fluoridation. BMJ 2000;321(7265):855-9. Full text

 

McDonagh MS, Bachmann LM, Golder S, Kleijnen J, ter Riet G. A rapid and systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists in the medical management of unstable angina. Health Technol Assess 2000;4(30):1-95. Full text

 

Lister-Sharp D, McDonagh MS, Khan KS, Kleijnen J. A rapid and systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the taxanes used in the treatment of advanced breast and ovarian cancer. Health Technol Assess 2000;4(17):1-113. Full text

 

Kleijnen J. What research is needed to show the effectiveness of homeopathy? Br Homeopath J 2000;89(suppl 1):S1-2. Abstract

 

de Craen AJ, Tijssen JG, de Gans J, Kleijnen J. Placebo effect in the acute treatment of migraine: subcutaneous placebos are better than oral placebos. J Neurol 2000;247(3):183-8. Abstract