This page illustrates examples of recent research publications by York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC).

Click titles on each box to read more about the research project.  Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of projects completed by YHEC.

 


Publications

Peel A, Jenks M, Craig J, Choudhury M, Lovett R, Rejon-Parilla J C, Sims A. Use of Expert Judgement Across NICE Guidance-Making Programmes: A Review of Current Processes and Suitability of Existing Tools to Support the Use of Expert Elicitation. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2018, August, 03.

Peel A, Taylor M, Wood H, Love-Koh J, Carlos Rejon-Parilla J, Ennis K, Lovett R, Manca A, Chalkidou A. The Future of Precision Medicine: Potential Impacts for Health Technology Assessment. PharmacoEconomics 2018, July, 13.

Taylor M, Claxton L, Gerber R A, Gruben D, Moynagh D, Singh A, Wallenstein G V. Modelling the cost-effectiveness of tofacitinib for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the United States. Current Medical Research and Opinion. 2018, July, 6.

Holmes H, Turvill J, Turnock D, Jones A, Mclaughlan E, Hilton V, Marriott S. Evaluation of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the York Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway. Colorectal Research. 2018 June 7.

Taylor M, Claxton L, Soonasra A, Bourret A, Gerber R. An Economic Evaluation of Tofacitinib Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis After Methotrexate or After 1 or 2 TNF Inhibitors from a U.S. Payer Perspective. Research Brief. 2018 June.

Retzler J, Sydendal Grand T, Domdey A, Smith A, Romano Rodriguez M. Utility elicitation in adults and children for allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and associated health states. Quality of Life Research. 2018 June 08.

Taylor M, Pennington B, Filby A, Owen L. Smoking Cessation: A Comparison of Two Model Structures. Pharmacoeconomics 2018 May 8.

O’Connor A, Sargeant J, Wood H. Systematic reviews. In: Thrusfield R and Christley R (eds). Veterinary Epidemiology. 2018 April; Fourth Edition. Wiley-Blackwell: pp. 397-421.

McCool R, Fleetwood K, Glanville J, Arber M, Goodall H, Naidoo S, Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Treatments for Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Asymptomatic/Mildly Symptomatic Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.

McQueen R, Breton D, Craig J, Holmes H, Whittington M, Ott M, Campbell J, Economic Value of Improved Accuracy for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Devices for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in England.

Westgate M, Haddaway N, Cheng S, McIntosh E, Marshall C and Lindenmayer D, Software support for environmental evidence synthesis.

Taylor M. The Mechanics of Basic Health Economics. Chapter in the Business, Policy, and Economics of Neurosurgery. 2018.

Eaton Turner E, Jenks M, McCool R, Marshall C, Millar L, Wood H, Peel A, Craig J, Sims AJ. The Memokath-051 Stent for the Treatment of Ureteric Obstruction: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Applied Health Economic Health Policy. April 2018.

Isojarvi J, Wood H, Lefebvre C, Glanville J. Challenges of identifying unpublished data from clinical trials: getting the best out of clinical trials registers and other novel sources. Res Synth Methods. 2018.

Mahon J, Fitzgerald A, Glanville J, Dekhuijzen R, Glatte J, Glanemann S, Torvinen S. Misuse and/or treatment delivery failure of inhalers among patients with asthma or COPD: A review and recommendations for the conduct of future research, Respiratory Medicine, 2017;129: 98-116.

Wood H, O’Connor A, Sargeant J, Glanville J. Information Retrieval for Systematic Reviews in Food and Feed Topics: A Narrative Review. Res Syn Meth.2018.

Chris Marshall, Barbara Kitchenham and Pearl Brereton, “Tool Features to Support Systematic Reviews in Software Engineering – A Cross Domain Study”, In e-Informatica Software Engineering Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 79–115, 2018.

Kay E, Owen L, Taylor MT, Claxton L, Sheppard L. The Use of Cost-utility Analysis for the Evaluation of Caries Prevention: an Exploratory Case Study of Two Community-based Public Health Interventions in a High-risk Population in the UK. Community Dental Health Journal. 2017 Dec: 34 (4).

Weatherly H, Faria R, Van den Berg B, Sculpher M, O’Neill P, Nolan K, Glanville JM, Isojarvi J, Baragula E, Edwards M. Scoping Review on Social Care Economic Evaluation Methods. (CHE Research Paper 150) York: Centre for Health Economics; 2017.

Lefebvre C, Glanville J, Beale S, Boachie C, Duffy S, Fraser C, et al. Assessing the Performance of Methodological Search Filters to Improve the Efficiency of Evidence Information Retrieval: Five Literature Reviews and a Qualitative Study. Health Technol Assess 2017;21(69).

Eaton Turner E, Jenks M. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of the Use of High-flow Oxygen through Nasal Cannula in Intensive Care Units in NHS England. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research. 2017. Published online 5 Dec 2017.

Arber M, Garcia S, Veale T, Edwards M, Shaw A, Glanville JM. Performance of Ovid MEDLINE search filters to identify health state utility studies. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2017 Oct 25:1-9.

Mahon J, Lifschitz C, Ludwig T, Glanville J, Edwards M, Wood H et al. The costs of functional gastrointestinal disorders and related signs and symptoms in infants: a systematic literature review and cost calculation for England.

Fleetwood K, McCool R, Glanville J, Edwards SC, Gsteiger S, Daigl M, Fisher M. Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatments. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. 2017 Mar;23(3-b Suppl):S5-16.

Wilson A, Bath PMW, Berge E, Taylor M et al. Understanding the relationship between costs and the modified Rankin Scale: A systematic review, multidisciplinary consensus and recommendations for future studies. European Stroke Journal 2017 2(1) 3-12

Livoreil B, Glanville J, Haddaway NR, Bayliss H, Bethel A, de Lachapelle FF, et al. Systematic searching for environmental evidence using multiple tools and sources. Environmental Evidence. 2017;6: 23.

Drake MJ, Nitti VW, Ginsberg DA, Brucker BM, Hepp Z, McCool R, Glanville JM, Fleetwood K, James D, Chapple CR. Comparative Assessment of the Efficacy OfonabotulinumtoxinA and Oral Therapies (anticholinergics and mirabegron) for Overactive Bladder: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. BJU Int. 2017 Jul 3.

Arber, M., Garcia, S., Veale, T., Edwards, M., Shaw, A., Glanville, J.M. Performance of Search Filters to Identify Health State Utility Studies. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care.

Hodgson R, Reason T, Trueman D, Wickstead R Kusel J, Jasilek A, Claxton L, Taylor M, Pulikottil-Jacob R. Challenges Associated with Estimating Utility in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Novel Regression Analysis to Capture the Bilateral Nature of the Disease. Advances in Therapy.

Foskett-Tharby R, Hex N, Chuter A, Gill P. Challenges of Incentivising Patient Centred Care. BMJ 2017;359:j4532.

Jayakumar P, Jianing D, Jiayu F; Craig J, Joughin V, Nadarajah V, Cope J, Bankes M, Earnshaw P, Zameer S. A Patient-Focused Technology-Enabled Program Improves Outcomes in Primary Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery. JBJS Open Acess 2017. Doi: 10.2106/JBJS.OA.16.00023.

Jenks M, Willits I, Eaton Turner E, Hewitt N, Arber M, Cole H, Craig J, Sims A. The XprESS Multi-Sinus Dilation System for the Treatment of Chronic Sinusitis: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Applied Health Economic Health Policy on line 1 July 2017.

Filby A, Taylor M, Lipman G, Lovat L, Haidry R. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Endoscopic Eradication Therapy for Treatment of High-Grade Dysplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 25 May 2017.

Mahon J, Fitzgerald A, Glanville J, Dekhuijzen R, Glatte J, Glanemann S, Torvinen S. Misuse and/or treatment delivery failure of inhalers among patients with asthma or COPD: A review and recommendations for the conduct of future research, Respiratory Medicine, 2017;129: 98-116.

O.Connor AM, Auvermann BW, Dzikamunhenga RS, Glanville JM, Higgins JPT, Kirychuk SP, Sargeant JM, Totton SC, Wood H, Von Essen SG. Updated Systematic Review: Associations Between Proximity to Animal Feeding Operations and Health of Individuals in Nearby Communities. Systematic Reviews 2017 6:86

P Gill, F Kokab, R Foskett-Tharby & N Hex. A protocol for the development and piloting of quality measures to support the Healthier You: The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Accepted in British Journal of General Practice.

Devos Y, Guajardo IM, Glanville J and Waigmann E, 2017. Explanatory note on literature searching conducted in the context of GMO applications for (renewed) market authorisation and annual post-market environmental monitoring reports on GMOs authorised in the EU market. EFSA supporting publications 2017:14(4):EN-1207. 48.

Bhandari S, Peri A, Cranston I, McCool R, Shaw A, Glanville J, Petrakova L, O’Reilly K. A systematic review of known interventions for the treatment of chronic nonhypovolaemic hypotonic hyponatraemia and a meta-analysis of the vaptans. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2017 Feb 18.

Julie Glanville, John Eyers, Andrew M. Jones, Ian Shemilt, Grace Wang, Marit Johansen, Michelle Fiander, Hannah Rothstein, Identifying quasi-experimental (QE) studies to inform systematic reviews. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014, Dec.

Wood H, Arber M, Glanville JM. Systematic reviews of economic evaluations: how extensive are their searches? Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2017 Mar 27:1-7.

Willits I, Cole H, Jones R, Carter K, Arber M, Jenks M, Craig J, Sims A. Spectra Optia® for Automated Red Blood Cell Exchange in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2017 Jan 21.

Fleetwood K, McCool R, Glanville J, Edwards SC, Gsteiger S, Daigl M, Fisher M. Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatments. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2017 Mar;23(3-b Suppl):S5-S16.

Hahn-Pedersen J, Worm M, Green W, Nørgaard Andreasen J, Taylor M. Cost-effectiveness of SQ® HDM SLIT-tablet in addition to pharmacotherapy for the treatment of house dust mite allergic rhinitis in Germany. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 2017; 9.

Taylor, M. The role of health economics in the evaluation of surgery and operative technologies. Surgery. 2017 Feb;161(2):300-304.

Danyliv A, Glanville J, McCool R, Ferreira A, Skelly A, Jacob RP. The Clinical Effectiveness of Ranibizumab Treat and Extend Regimen in nAMD: Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Adv Ther 2017. doi:10.1007/s12325-017-0484-0.

McCool R, Gould IM, Eales J, Barata T, Arber M, Fleetwood K, Glanville J, Kauf TL. Systematic review and network meta-analysis of Tedizolid for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by MRSA. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 7;17(1):39.

Taylor M, Filby A. Health Impact Analysis of Cisplatin, Carboplatin and Oxaliplatin: Quantifying the Health Impact of Platinum Compounds. Johnson Matthey Technol. Rev., 2017, 61, (1), 32–39.

Taylor M, Chilton S, Ronaldson S, Metcalf H Nielsen JS. Comparing Increments in Utility of Health: An Individual-based Approach. Value in health 20 (2017) 217 – 223.

Wilson A, Bath PMW, Berge E, Cadilhac DA, Cuche M, Ford GA Macisaac R, Quinn TJ, Taylor M, Walters M, Wolff C, Lees KR. Understanding the Relationship Between Costs and the Modified Rankin Scale: A Systematic review, multidisciplinary consensus and recommendations for future studies. European Stroke Journal. 2017, Vol. 2(1) 3–12.

Claxton L, Jenks M, Taylor M, Wallenstein G, Mendelsohn AM, Bourret JA, Singh A, Moynagh D, Gerber RA. An economic evaluation of Tofacitinib Treatment in rheumatoid arthritis: modeling the cost of treatment strategies in the United States. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2016 Sep;22(9):1088-102.

Taylor M, Filby A. Health impact analysis of Cisplatin, Carboplatin and Oxaliplatin: quantifying the health impact of platinum compounds. Johnson Matthey Technol. Rev., 2017, 61, (1), 32.

Hahn-Pedersen J, Worm M, Green W, Andreasen JN, Taylor M. Cost utility analysis of the SQ(®) HDM SLIT-tablet in house dust mite allergic asthma patients in a German setting. Clin Transl Allergy. 2016 Sep 7;6(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s13601-016-0127-6. eCollection 2016.

Mahon J, Claxton L, Wood H. Modelling the cost-effectiveness of human milk and breastfeeding in preterm infants in the United Kingdom. Health Econ Rev. 2016 Dec;6(1):54. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Claxton L, Hodgson R, Taylor M, Malcolm B, Pulikottil Jacob R. Simulation modelling in ophthalmology: application to cost effectiveness of Ranibizumab and Aflibercept for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration in the United Kingdom. Pharmacoeconomics. 2016 Oct 27.

Perry AE, Woodhouse R, Neilson M, Martyn St James M, Glanville J, Hewitt C, Trépel D. Are non-pharmacological interventions effective in reducing drug use and criminality? A systematic and meta-analytical review with an economic appraisal of these interventions. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Sep 29;13(10). pii: E966.

Smith AB, Cocks K, Parry D, Taylor M. A differential item functioning analysis of the EQ-5D in cancer. Value Health. 2016 Dec;19(8):1063-1067.

Totton SC, Glanville JM, Dzikamunhenga RS, Dickson JS, O’Connor AM. Systematic review of the magnitude of change in prevalence and quantity of Salmonella after administration of pathogen reduction treatments on pork carcasses. Anim Health Res Rev. 2016 Jun;17(1):39-59.

Glanville J, Ludwig T, Lifschitz C, Mahon J, Miqdady M, Saps M, Hock Quak S, Lenoir-Wijnkoop I, Edwards M, Wood H, Szajewska H. Costs associated with functional gastrointestinal disorders and related signs and symptoms in infants: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2016 Aug 24;6(8):e011475.

O’Connor S, Hanlon P, O’Donnell CA, Garcia S, Glanville J, Mair FS. Barriers and facilitators to patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: protocol of a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ Open. 2016 Sept 2; 6 (9).

Alshreef A, Jenks M, Green W, Dixon S. Review of Economic Submissions to NICE Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2016.

Green W, Taylor M. Cost-effectiveness analysis of d-Nav for people with diabetes at high risk of neuropathic foot ulcers. Diabetes Ther. 2016 Sep;7(3):511-25.

Murphie P, Hex N, Setters J, Little S. Self-fill oxygen technology: benefits for patients, healthcare providers and the environment. Breathe 2016; 12(2): 113–9.

Baxter M, Hudson R, Mahon J, Bartlett C, Samyshkin Y, Alexiou D, Hex N. Estimating the impact of better management of glycaemic control in adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes on the number of clinical complications, and the associated financial benefit. Diabet Med. 2016 Jan 16.

Foskett-Tharby R, Hex N, Gill P. Pay for performance and the management of hypertension. J. transl. int. med. 2016; 4(1):14–19.


Hodgson R, Heywang-Köbrunner SH, Harvey SC, Edwards M, Shaikh J, Arber M, Glanville J. Systematic review of 3D mammography for breast cancer screening. Breast J. 2016; 27: 52–61.


Freemantle N, Ginsberg DA, McCool R, Fleetwood K, Arber M, Khalaf K, Loveman C, Ni Q, Glanville J. A Comparative Assessment of OnabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX®) and Mirabegron for Overactive Bladder: An Indirect Treatment Comparison. BMJ Open. 2016 Feb 23;6(2):e009122.


[MTEP] Willits I, Cole H, Jones R, Arber M, Jenks M, Craig J and Sims A, Spectra Optia Apheresis System for automated red blood cell exchange in patients with sickle cell disease. NICE Medical Technology Guidance. March 2016.

Claxton L, Taylor M, Kay E. Oral Health Promotion: the Economic Benefits of Sugarfree Gum in the UK. Br Dent J. 2016, Feb 12; 220: 121–27.

Eales J, Lenoir-Wijnkoop I, King S, Wood H, Kok F, Shamir R, Prentice A, Edwards M, Glanville J, Atkinson R. Is consuming yoghurt associated with weight management outcomes? Results from a systematic review. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 May;40(5):731-46.

Jenks M, Craig J, Green W, Hewitt N, Arber M, Sims A. Tegaderm CHG IV Securement Dressing for Central Venous and Arterial Catheter Insertion Sites: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2015,10,12.

Glanville JM, Brown S, Shamir R, Szajewska H and Eales JF. The scale of the evidence base on the health effects of conventional yogurt consumption: findings of a scoping review. Front Pharmacol. 2015 Oct 30;6:246.

Qureshi N, Weng S, Hex N. The role of cost-effectiveness analysis in the development of indicators to support incentive-based behaviour in primary care in England. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2016.

Lobotesis K, Veltkamp R, Carpenter IH, Claxton LM, Saver JL, Hodgson R. Cost-effectiveness of Stent-Retriever Thrombectomy in Combination with IV t-PA Compared with t=PA Alone for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the UK. J Med Econ. 2016:1-10.

Jenks M, Craig JA, Higgins J, Willits I, Barat T, Wood H, Kimpton C, Sims A. The MAGEC System for Spinal Lengthening in Children with Scoliosis: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2014 12:587-599.

Whitty J, Filby A, Smith A, Carr LM. Consumer Preferences for Scanning Modality to Diagnose Focal Liver Lesions. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2015.

Lowson KV, Jenks M, Filby A, Carr LM, Campbell B, Powell J. Examining the Implementation of NICE Guidance: Cross-Sectional Survey of the Use of NICE Interventional Procedures Guidance by NHS Trusts. Implement Sci. 2015;10:93.

Lowson KV, Offer C, Watson J, McGuire B, Renfrew MJ. The Economic Benefits of Increasing Kangaroo Skin-to-skin Care and Breastfeeding in Neonatal Units: Analysis of a Pragmatic Intervention in Clinical Practice. International Breastfeeding Journal (2015) 10:11.

Willits I, Cole H, Jones R, Dimmock P, Arber M, Craig J, Sims A. VibraTipTM for Testing Vibration Perception to Detect Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Applied Health Economics Health Policy. 2015;13:315-324.

Hex N, Tuggey J, Wright D, Malin R. Telemedicine in care homes in Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. Clin Govern 2015;20(3):146–54.

Hoole J, Kanatas A, Calvert A, Rogers SN, Smith AB, Mitchell DA. Validated questionnaires on intimacy in patients who have had cancer. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Sep;53(7):584-93.

May C, Masters J, Welch L, Hunt K, Pope C, Myall M, Griffiths P D, Rodserick P, Glanville J, Richardson A. EXPERTS 1–experiences of long-term life-limiting conditions among patients and carers: protocol for a qualitative meta-synthesis and conceptual modelling study. BMJ Open 2015;5(4):E007372.

Wright B, Barry M, Hughes E, Trépel D, Ali S, Allgar V, Cottrill L, Duffy S, Fell J, Glanville J, Glaser D, Hackney L, Manea L, McMillan D, Palmer S, Prior V, Whitton C, Perry A, Gilbody S. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of parenting interventions for children with severe attachment problems: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Health Technology Assessment 2015;19(52).

Willits I, Cole H, Jones R, Dimmock P, Arber M, Craig J, Sims A. VibraTipTM for Testing Vibration Perception to Detect Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Applied Health Economics Health Policy. 2015;13:315-324.

O’Connor A, Dzikamunhenga R, Totton S, Wolfe D, Sargeant J, Glanville JM and Wood H.  Systematic review of the effect of perch height on keel bone fractures, deformation and injuries, bone strength, foot lesions and perching behaviour.  EFSA supporting publication 2015;EN-841, 53. 

O’Connor A, Dzikamunhenga R, Totton S, Sargeant J, Glanville JM and Wood H.  Review of the main welfare risks related to electrical stunning of small ruminants (ovine and caprine species).  EFSA supporting publication 2015;EN-741, 68.  

O’Connor A, Dzikamunhenga R, Totton S, Sargeant J, Glanville JM and Wood H.  Review of stunning interventions in commercial rabbits at the time of slaughter. EFSA supporting publication 2015;EN-742, 75. 

O’Connor A, Dzikamunhenga R, Wolfe D, Sargeant J, Glanville JM and Wood H. Preparatory work for the future development of scientific opinions on animal health.  EFSA supporting publication 2015;EN-761, 95.

Lowson KV, Offer C, Watson J, McGuire B, Renfrew MJ. The Economic Benefits of Increasing Kangaroo Skin-to-skin Care and Breastfeeding in Neonatal Units: Analysis of a Pragmatic Intervention in Clinical Practice. International Breastfeeding Journal 2015;10:11.

[MTEP] Lowson KV, Jenks M, Filby A, Carr LM, Campbell B, Powell J. Examining the Implementation of NICE Guidance: Cross-Sectional Survey of the Use of NICE Interventional Procedures Guidance by NHS Trusts. Implement Sci. 2015;10:93.

[MTEP] Mahony S, Filby A, Arber M, McArdle F, Jowsey C, Lindley E, Hull S, Fan S. The BCM – Body Composition Monitor for managing fluid in people having dialysis. NICE Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB). 2015.

[MTEP] Green W, Mahony S, Craig J, Arber M, Sims A, Lip G, Holding S, Parkar W. AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG app for detecting atrial fibrillation. NICE Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB). 2015.

Smith, AB and Cocks, K. Content validity and legacy patient-reported outcome measures in cancer. Qual Life Res. 2015;24(7): 1585-6.

[MTEP] Mahony S, Green W, Craig J, Arber M, Urwin S, Willits I, Beard D, Newman S, Thomas N. LARS for reconstructing damaged intra-articular cruciate knee ligaments. NICE Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB). 2015.

[MTEP] Craig J Green W, Arber M, Bousfield D, Cole H, Willits I, Walsh C, Devalia V, Gatter K. The Arrow OnControl powered bone marrow biopsy system for bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. NICE Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB). 2015.

Glanville JM, Wood H, Arber M, Varley D, Frampton G, Brazier H. Technical Manual for Performing Electronic Literature Searches in Food and Feed Safety. Supporting Publications 2015: 49.

[MTEP] Craig JA, Carr LM, Hutton J, Glanville JM, Iglesias CP, Sims AJ. A review of the economic tools for assessing new medical devices. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2015 Feb;13(1):15-27.

Glanville JM, King S, Guarner F, Hill C, Sanders ME. A review of the systematic review process and its applicability for use in evaluating evidence for health claims on probiotic foods in the European Union. Nutr J 2015;14(16). 

Gill P, Foskett-Tharby R, Hex N. Pay-for-performance and primary care physicians: lessons from the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework for local incentive schemes.J R Soc Med. 2015 Mar;108(3):80-2.

Glanville J, Kaunelis D, Mensinkai S, Picheca L. Pruning Emtree: does focusing Embase subject headings impact search strategy precision and sensitivity? Ottawa: CADTH; 2015 Apr:1-79.

[MTEP] Whitty J, Filby A, Smith A, Carr LM. Consumer Preferences for Scanning Modality to Diagnose Focal Liver Lesions. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2015;31(1-2):27-35.

NICE Guidance. Jenks M, Craig JA, Higgins J, Willits I, Barat T, Wood H, Kimpton C, Sims A. The MAGEC System for Spinal Lengthening in Children with Scoliosis: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2014;12(6):587-99.

Lewis L, Taylor M, Suriya Ertugyrovna Y, Kuanysh Shadybayevich N, Kaldygul Kabakovna S, Ramil Zufarovich A. Budget impact analysis of everolimus for the treatment of hormone receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HER2-) advanced breast cancer in Kazakhstan. J Med Econ. 2014;24:1-11.

Glanville JM, Varley D, Brazier H, Arber M, Wood H, Dooley G. Inventory of Sources of Scientific Evidence Relevant to EFSA‘s Risk Assessments and Information Sessions on Literature Searching Techniques (CFT/EFSA/SAS/2011/03 Inventory Report). EFSA supporting publication 2014:593 73.

Lewis L, Taylor M, Suriya Ertugyrovna Y, Kuanysh Shadybayevich N, Kaldygul Kabakovna S, Ramil Zufarovich A. Budget impact analysis of everolimus for the treatment of hormone receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HER2-) advanced breast cancer in Kazakhstan. J Med Econ. 2014;24:1-11.

[MTEP] Keltie K, Cole H, Arber M, Patrick H, Powell J, Campbell B and Sims A. Identifying Complications of Interventional Procedures from UK Routine Healthcare Databases: A Systematic Search for Methods Using Clinical Codes. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014;28;14:126.

Ashley L, Smith AB, Jones, H, Velikova and Wright, P. Traditional and Rasch psychometric analyses of the Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS) questionnaire in shorter-term cancer survivors 15 months post-diagnosis.J Psychosom Res. 2014;77(4):322-9.

Smith AB. (Cappelleri JC, Zou KH, Bushmakin AG, Alvir JMJ, Alemayehu D, Symonds T): Patient-reported outcomes, measurement, implementation and interpretation. Book Review. Qual Life Res 2014;23:2405–6.

Cikalo M, Fitzgerald A, Brown S, Edwards M, Glanville J. Sunlight exposure – risks and benefits NICE in development [GID-PHG77]: Overview of Systematic Reviews Exploring Complex Risk Communication. NICE Guidance  2014 Jun.

Glanville JM, Duffy S, McCool R, Varley D. Searching ClinicalTrials.gov and the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform to Inform Systematic Reviews: What are the Optimal Search Approaches? J Med Libr Assoc. 2014;102(3):177-83.

Beale S, Duffy S, Glanville J, Lefebvre C, Wright D, McCool R, Varley D, Boachie C, Fraser C, Harbour J, Smith.L. Choosing and Using Methodological Search Filters: Searchers’ Views. Health Info Libr J. 2014;31(2):133-47.

Harbour J, Fraser C, Lefebvre C, Glanville J, Beale S, Boachie C, Duffy S, McCool R, Smith L. Reporting Methodological Search Filter Performance Comparisons: A Literature Review. Health Info Libr J. 2014;31(3):176-94. 

Claxton L, Malcolm B, Taylor M, Haig J, Leteneux C. Ranibizumab, Verteporfin Photodynamic Therapy or Observation for the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Cost Effectiveness in the UK. Drugs Aging. 2014;31(11):837-48.

Clark L, Fairhurst C, Hewitt CE, Birks Y, Brabyn S, Cockayne S, Rodgers S, Hicks K, Hodgson R, Littlewood E, Torgerson DJ. A Methodological Review of Recent Meta-analyses has found significant heterogeneity in Age Between Randomized Groups. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014;67(9):1016-24.

King S, Glanville J, Sanders ME, Fitzgerald A and Varley D. Effectiveness of probiotics on the duration of illness in healthy children and adults who develop common acute respiratory infectious conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Nutr. 2014;14;112(1):41-54.

Barnett JH, Lewis L, Blackwell AD, Taylor MJ. Early Intervention in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Health Economic Study of the Effects of Diagnostic Timing. BMC Neurol. 2014;14:101.

[MTEP] Craig JA, Mahon J, Yellowlees A, Barata T, Glanville J, Arber M, et al. Epithelium off Photochemical Corneal Collagen Cross-Linkage Using Riboflavin and Ultraviolet A for Keratoconus and Keratectasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ocul Surf. 2014;12(3):202-14.

Craig J, Fuchs T, Jenks M, Fleetwood K, Franz D, Iff J, Raschke M. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the additional benefit of local prophylactic antibiotic therapy for infection rates in open tibia fractures treated with intramedullary nailing. Int Orthop. 2014;38(5):1025-30.

Ronaldson S, Taylor MJ, Bech PG, Shenton R, Bufe A. Economic Evaluation of SQ-Standardized Grass Allergy Immunotherapy Tablet (Grazax®) in Children. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2014 ;8;6:187-96.

Taylor M, Serbetci E, Ferreira A, Gairy K, Lewis L, Blouin J, Mitchelle P. A United Kingdom-based Economic Evaluation of Ranibizumab for Patients with Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO). J Med Econ. 2014;17(6):423-34.

[MTEP] Smith AB, Filby A, Carr LM. Heterogeneity in Patient Referral Pathways: An Example from Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Diagnostic Scans for Focal Liver Lesions. BMC Res Notes. 2014; 7: 199.

Morgan A, Varley D, Arber M, Cikalo M, Burley V, Fitzgerald A, Glanville J. Vitamin D: A Systematic Review of Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Activities to Increase Awareness, Uptake and Provision of Vitamin D Supplements in at Risk Groups. NICE Guidance 2014, Sept.

Filby A, Lewis L, Taylor M. PH56 An Economic Evaluation of Interventions to Improve the Uptake of Vitamin D Supplements in England and Wales. NICE Guidance 2014, Mar.

Smith A, Parry D, Cocks K, Taylor M. The majority of domains of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC QLQ-C30) are reliable. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 2014.

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Smith A, Cocks K, Parry D, Taylor M. Reporting of Health-related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Data in Oncology Trials: A Comparison of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life (EORTCQLQ-C30) and the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G). Qual Life Res. 2014;23(3):971-6.

Lenoir-Wijnkoop I, Nuijten MJC, Craig J, Butler CC. Nutrition Economic Evaluation of a Probiotic in the Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhoea. Front Pharmacol. 2014;17;5:13.

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Jenkins G, Smith AB, Kanatas AN, Houghton DR, Telfer M. Anatomical restrictions in the surgical excision of scalp squamous cell carcinomas: does this affect local recurrence and regional nodal metastases? Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014;43(2):142-6.


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