KSR staff publications

2007

Westwood M, Fayter D, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Glasziou P, Bland M, Nixon J,  Stirk L, Rudolf M. Childhood obesity: should primary school children be routinely screened? A systematic review and discussion of the evidence. Arch Dis Child 2007;92(5):416-22. Abstract

 

IQWiG. Früherkennungsuntersuchung von Hörstörungen bei Neugeborenen. Vorbericht S05-01. Koln: Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG), 2007. Full text IQWiG workstream

 

IQWiG. Neonatal screening for early detection of hearing impairment. Final Report S05-01. Cologne: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), 2007. Full text IQWiG workstream

 

Bagnall A, Fenton M, Kleijnen J, Lewis R. Molindone for schizophrenia and severe mental illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD002083. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Full text

 

Soares-Weiser K, Burch J, Duffy S, St John J, Smith J, Westwood M, Kleijnen J. Diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness of faecal occult blood tests (FOBT) used in screening for colorectal cancer: a systematic review. York: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), 2007. Full text

 

IQWiG. Neonatal screening for early detection of hearing impairment. Final Report S05-01. Cologne: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), 2007. Full text

 

Wolff R, Antes G. Evidenzbasierung - woher kommt die Evidenz und wie wird sie bewertet und genutzt? Verhaltenstherapie & Psychosoziale Praxis 2007;39(1):140-1.

 

Wolff R. Evidenz zu Asthma aus der Cochrane Library. Atem & Schlaf 2007;4(1):26-8.

 

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]. Chin J Evid-based Med 2007;7(4):296-306. Abstract


Westwood M, Fayter D, Hartley S, Butler G, Rudolf M. Should we identify obesity through screening in primary schools? Uncertainties regarding the definition of obesity and the lack of effective interventions render individual screening difficult to justify. Rev Endocrin 2007(July):52-4. Full text

 

Morris RK, Khan KS, Coomarasamy A, Robson SC, Kleijnen J. The value of predicting restriction of fetal growth and compromise of its wellbeing: systematic quantitative overviews (meta-analysis) of test accuracy literature. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2007;7(3). Full text

 

Lucas PJ, Roberts HM, Baird J, Kleijnen J, Law CM. The importance of size and growth in infancy: integrated findings from systematic reviews of scientific evidence and lay perspectives. Child Care Health Dev 2007;33(5):635-40. Abstract

 

Lucas P, Arai L, Baird J, Kleijnen J, Law C, Roberts H. A systematic review of lay views about infant size and growth. Arch Dis Child 2007;92(2):120-7. Abstract

 

Iblher P, Pietsch J, Wolff RF, Harbs H, Iblher H. Medical students teaching basic life support to school children. Resuscitation 2007;74(3):572-3. Link

 

Fayter D, Nixon J, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Rudolf M, Glasziou P, Bland M, Stirk L, Westwood M. A systematic review of the routine monitoring of growth in children of primary school age to identify growth-related conditions. Health Technol Assess 2007;11(22):1-163. Full text

 

Crawford F, Inkster M, Kleijnen J, Fahey T. Predicting foot ulcers in patients with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. QJM 2007;100(2):65-86. Full text

 

Armstrong N. The economic evaluation of contraception: the importance of preferences. Gynaec Forum 2007;12(1):30-2. Link

 

Collins R, Fenwick E, Trowman R, Perard R, Norman G, Light K, Birtle A, Palmer S, Riemsma R. A systematic review and economic model of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of docetaxel in combination with prednisone or prednisolone for the treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer. Health Technol Assess 2007;11(2):1-179. Full text

 

Collins R, Cranny G, Burch J, Aguiar-Ibanez R, Craig D, Wright K, Berry E, Gough M, Kleijnen J, Westwood M. A systematic review of duplex ultrasound, magnetic resonance angiography and computed tomography angiography for the diagnosis and assessment of symptomatic, lower limb peripheral arterial disease. Health Technol Assess 2007;11(20):1-184. Full text

 

Collins R, Burch J, Cranny G, Aguiar-Ibanez R, Craig D, Wright K, Berry E, Gough M, Kleijnen J, Westwood M. Duplex ultrasonography, magnetic resonance angiography, and computed tomography angiography for diagnosis and assessment of symptomatic, lower limb peripheral arterial disease: systematic review. BMJ 2007;334(7606):1257. Full text

 

Burch JA, Soares-Weiser K, St John DJB, Duffy S, Smith S, Kleijnen J, Westwood M. Diagnostic accuracy of faecal occult blood tests used in screening for colorectal cancer: a systematic review. J Med Screen 2007;14(3):132-7. Full text


Brealey S, Westwood M. Are you reading what we are reading? The effect of who interprets medical images on estimates of diagnostic test accuracy in systematic reviews. Br J Radiol 2007;80(956):674-7. Full text