KSR staff publications

2010

Wolff RFForbes CA. Can complementary medicine be based on evidence? Swiss Med Wkly 2010;140:w13113. Full text

 

Riemsma R, Simons JP, Bashir Z, Gooch CL, Kleijnen J. Systematic Review of topotecan (Hycamtin) in relapsed small cell lung cancer. BMC Cancer 2010;10:436. Full text

 

Wolff RF, Bala MM, Westwood M, Kessels AG, Kleijnen J. 5% lidocaine medicated plaster in painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN): a systematic review. Swiss Med Wkly 2010;140(21-22):297-306. Full text

 

Harden M, Light K, Stirk L, Wright K, Misso K. Patient information websites. J Health Serv Res Policy 2010;15(2):126-8. Full text

 

Lang SKleijnen J. Quality assessment tools for observational studies: lack of consensus. Int J Evid Based Healthc 2010;8(4):247. Link

 

Meerpohl JJ, Wolff RF, Niemeyer CM, Antes G, von Elm E. Editorial policies of pediatric journals: survey of instructions for authors. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2010;164(3):268-72. Full text

 

IQWiG. Positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/CT for recurrence diagnosis in high-grade malignant glioma (grades III and IV). Executive summary D06-01D. Koln: Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG), 2010. Full text IQWiG workstream

 

IQWiG. Positronenemissionstomographie (PET) und PET/CT zur rezidivdiagnostik bei gliomen mit hohem malignitätsgrad (III und IV). Abschlussbericht D06-01D. Koln: Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG), 2010. Full text IQWiG workstream

 

Morris RK, Selman TJ, Verma M, Robson SC, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the test accuracy of ductus venosus Doppler to predict compromise of fetal/neonatal wellbeing in high risk pregnancies with placental insufficiency. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2010;152(1):3-12. Abstract

 

Paton F, Paulden M, Saramago P, Manca A, Misso K, Palmer S, Eastwood A. Topotecan for the treatment of recurrent and stage IVB carcinoma of the cervix. Health Technol Assess 2010;14(suppl 1):55-62. Link

 

Riemsma RForbes CA, Kessels A, Lykopoulos K, Amonkar MM, Rea DW, Kleijnen J. Systematic review of aromatase inhibitors in the first-line treatment for hormone sensitive advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2010;123(1):9-24. Abstract

 

Schmucker C, Kleijnen J, Grosselfinger R, Riemsma R, Antes G, Lange S, Lagreze W. Effectiveness of early in comparison to late(r) treatment in children with amblyopia or its risk factors: a systematic review. Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2010;17(1):7-17. Abstract

 

Wolff R, Hommerich J, Riemsma R, Antes G, Lange S, Kleijnen J. Hearing screening in newborns: systematic review of accuracy, effectiveness, and effects of interventions after screening. Arch Dis Child 2010;95(2):130-5. Abstract

 

Lang SH, Anderson E, Fordham R, Collins AT. Modeling the prostate stem cell niche: an evaluation of stem cell survival and expansion in vitro. Stem Cells Dev 2010;19(4):537-46. Full text

 

Renfrew MJ, Dyson L, McCormick F, Misso K, Stenhouse E, King SE, Williams AF. Breastfeeding promotion for infants in neonatal units: a systematic review. Child Care Health Dev 2010;36(2):165-78. Abstract

2009

Armstrong N, Vale L, Deverill M, Nabi G, McClinton S, N'Dow J, et al. Surgical treatments for men with benign prostatic enlargement: cost effectiveness study. BMJ 2009;338:b1288. Full text

 

Kleijnen J, Bekkering T. Verfahrensweisen und methoden zur nutzenbewertung von arzneimitteln in Deutschland - ein auftragsgutachten - erwiderung. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2009;134(7):320. Full text

 

Kleijnen J. Clinical safety and tolerability of ibuprofen compared with paracetamol in pediatric pain and fever. A systematic review. Minerva Pediatrica 2009;61(6):757. Link

 

Harden M, Wright K, Misso K. How to review a paper. J Health Serv Res Policy 2009;14(4):225-56. Abstract

 

Moher D, Liberati A, Tetzlaff J, Altman DG, the PRISMA Group. Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: the PRISMA statement. Ann Intern Med 2009;151(4):264-9. Full text

 

Manning N, Konno R. The effectiveness of personal protective equipment at reducing the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE). In: The systematic review of infection control literature relating to environmental cleaning and multi-resistant organisms to provide the evidence underpinning the revised infection control guidelines for the prevention of transmission of infectious diseases in the healthcare setting: prepared by The Joanna Briggs Institute for The National Health and Medical Research Council, 2009.

 

Honest H, Forbes CA, Duree KH, Norman G, Duffy SB, Tsourapas A, Roberts TE, Barton PM, Jowett SM, Hyde CJ, Khan K. Screening to prevent spontaneous preterm birth: systematic reviews of accuracy and effectiveness literature with economic modelling. Health Technol Assess 2009;13(43):1-627. Full text

 

Riemsma R, Bala M, Wolff RKleijnen JNon-surgical ablation methods for primary malignant liver tumours and liver metastases [CVZ report]. Diemen, Netherlands: College voor zorgverzekeringen (CVZ), 2009. 

 

Weatherly HLA, Griffin SC, Mc Daid C, Duree KH, Davies RJO, Stradling JR, Westwood ME, Sculpher MJ. An economic analysis of continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome. Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2009;25(1):26-34. Full text

 

Rodgers M, Hodges R, Hawkins J, Hollingworth W, Duffy S, McKibbin M, Mansfield M, Harbord R, Sterne J, Glasziou P, Whiting P, Westwood M. Colour vision testing for diabetic retinopathy: a systematic review of diagnostic accuracy and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2009;13(60):1-160. Full text

 

Tsourapas A, Roberts TE, Barton PM, Honest H, Forbes C, Hyde CJ, Khan KS. An economic evaluation of alternative test-intervention strategies to prevent spontaneous pre-term birth in singleton pregnancies. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2009;88(12):1319-30. Abstract

 

Wright K, Misso K, Harden M. Population health: data, trends and indicators. J Health Serv Res Policy 2009;15(1):62-4. Abstract

 

Robson SC, Kelly T, Howel D, Deverill M, Hewison J, Lie MLS, Stamp E, Armstrong N, May C. Randomised preference trial of medical versus surgical termination of pregnancy less than 14 weeks' gestation (TOPS). Health Technol Assess 2009;13(53):1-124. Full text

 

Strassmann R, Bausch B, Spaar A, Kleijnen J, Braendli O, Puhan MA. Smoking cessation interventions in COPD: a network meta-analysis of randomised trials. Eur Respir J 2009;34(3):634-40. Full text

 

Southey ER, Soares-Weiser K, Kleijnen J. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical safety and tolerability of ibuprofen compared with paracetamol in paediatric pain and fever. Curr Med Res Opin 2009;25(9):2207-22. Abstract

 

Schmucker C, Grosselfinger R, Riemsma R, Antes G, Lange S, Lagreze W, Kleijnen J. Effectiveness of screening preschool children for amblyopia: a systematic review. BMC ophthalmol 2009;9:3. Full text

 

Schmucker C, Grosselfinger R, Riemsma R, Antes G, Lange S, Lagreze W, Kleijnen J. Diagnostic accuracy of vision screening tests for the detection of amblyopia and its risk factors: a systematic review. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2009;247(11):1441-54. Abstract

 

Liberati A, Altman DG, Tetzlaff J, Mulrow C, Gøtzsche PC, Ioannidis JPA, Clarke M, Devereaux PJ, Kleijnen J, Moher D. The PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews and meta-analyses of studies that evaluate health care interventions: explanation and elaboration. J Clin Epidemiol 2009;62(10):e1-e34. Full text


Liberati A, Altman DG, Tetzlaff J, Mulrow C, Gøtzsche PC, Ioannidis JPA, Clarke M, Devereaux PJ, Kleijnen J, Moher D. The PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews and meta-analyses of studies that evaluate health care interventions: explanation and elaboration. PLoS Med 2009;6(7):e1000100. Full text

 

Liberati A, Altman DG, Tetzlaff J, Mulrow C, Gøtzsche PC, Ioannidis JPA, Clarke M, Devereaux PJ, Kleijnen J, Moher D. The PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews and meta-analyses of studies that evaluate healthcare interventions: explanation and elaboration. BMJ 2009;339:b2700 Full text 

 

Liberati A, Altman DG, Tetzlaff J, Mulrow C, Gøtzsche PC, Ioannidis JPA, Clarke M, Devereaux PJ, Kleijnen J, Moher D. The PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews and meta-analyses of studies that evaluate health care interventions: explanation and elaboration. Ann Intern Med 2009;151(4):W65-94. Full text

 

Renfrew MJ, Craig D, Dyson L, McCormick F, Rice S, King SE, Misso K, Stenhouse E, Williams AF. Breastfeeding promotion for infants in neonatal units: a systematic review and economic analysis. Health Technol Assess 2009;13(40):1-170. Full text

 

Puhan MA, Bachmann LM, Kleijnen J, Ter Riet G, Kessels AG. Inhaled drugs to reduce exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a network meta-analysis. BMC Med 2009;7:2. Full text

 

Phillips B, Westwood M. Testing our understanding of tests. Arch Dis Child 2009;94(3):178-9. Abstract

 

Pearson JF, Hughes S, Chambers K, Lang SH. Polarized fluid movement and not cell death, creates luminal spaces in adult prostate epithelium. Cell Death Differ 2009;16(3):475-82. Full text

 

Light K, Misso K, Stirk L. How to find research before publication. J Health Serv Res Policy 2009;14(1):62-4. Link

 

Light K, Misso K. Health policy websites. J Health Serv Res Policy 2009;14(2):126-8. Link

 

Light K, Misso K, Harden M. National clinical guidance. J Health Serv Res Policy 2009;14(3):190-2. Link

 

McDaid C, Griffin S, Weatherly H, Duree K, van der Burgt M, van Hout S, Akers J, Davies RJO, Sculpher M, Westwood M. Continuous positive airway pressure devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome: a systematic review and economic analysis. Health Technol Assess 2009;13(4):1-119. Full text

 

Lang SH, Frame FM, Collins AT. Prostate cancer stem cells. J Pathol 2009;217(2):299-306. Full text

 

Kleijnen JWolff R, Gnadinger M. Blunted nocturnal fall in blood pressure in isolated clinical hypertension. Swiss Med Wkly 2009;139(45-46):676; author reply 676. Full text

 

Iblher P, Iblher H, Wolff RF, Harbs H, Hüppe M, Eichler W. Neue Wege in der Notfallausbildung von Medizinstudierenden – Evaluation eines multizentrischen, studentisch geleiteten Kurskonzepts. Der Anaesthesist 2009;58(4):362-9. Abstract

 

Diener MK, Wolff RF, von Elm E, Rahbari NN, Mavergames C, Knaebel H-P, et al. Can decision making in general surgery be based on evidence? An empirical study of Cochrane Reviews. Surgery 2009;146(3):444-61. Abstract

 

Burch J, Paulden M, Conti S, Stock C, Corbett M, Welton NJ, Ades AE, Sutton A, Cooper N, Elliot AJ, Nicholson K, Duffy S, McKenna C, Stewart L, Westwood M, Palmer S. Antiviral drugs for the treatment of influenza: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2009;13(58):1-265. Full text

 

Burch J, Corbett M, Stock C, Nicholson K, Elliot AJ, Duffy S, Westwood M, Palmer S, Stewart L. Prescription of anti-influenza drugs for healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2009;9(9):537-45. Abstract

 

Blümle A, Meerpohl J, Wolff R, Antes G. Evidenzbasierte Medizin und Systematische Übersichtsarbeiten: Die Rolle der Cochrane Collaboration. MKG-Chirurg 2009;2(2):86-92. Abstract

 

Bekkering GE, Rutjes AWS, Vlassov VV, Aebersold DM, von Bremen K, Juni P, Kleijnen J. The effectiveness and safety of proton radiation therapy for indications of the eye : a systematic review. Strahlenther Onkol 2009;185(4):211-21. Abstract

 

Bausch B, Spaar A, Kleijnen J, Puhan MA. Quality of randomised trials in COPD. Eur Respir J 2009;34(5):1060-5. Full text

 

2008

Bekkering GE, Kleijnen J. [Procedures and methods of benefit assessments for medicines in Germany]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2008;133 Suppl 7:S225-46. Full text

 

Bala MM, Riemsma RP, Nixon J, Kleijnen J. Systematic review of the (cost-)effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for people with failed back surgery syndrome. Clin J Pain 2008;24(9):741-56. Abstract

 

Whiting P, Westwood M, Burke J, Sterne J, Glanville J. Systematic reviews of test accuracy should search a range of databases to identify primary studies. J Clin Epidemiol 2008;61(4):357-64. Abstract

 

Bagnall AM, Jones L, Duffy S, Riemsma RP. Spinal fixation surgery for acute traumatic spinal cord injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004725. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Full text

 

Hempel S, Chambers D, Bagnall AM, Forbes C. Risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic scoping review of multiple predictor studies. Psychol Med 2008;38(7):915-26. Abstract

 

Wolff R, Motschall E. [Systematic literature search]. Wien Med Wochenschr 2008;158(21-22):636; author reply 636.

 

Thomas S, Fayter D, Misso K, Ogilvie D, Petticrew M, Sowden A, Whitehead M, Worthy G. Population tobacco control interventions and their effects on social inequalities in smoking: systematic review. Tob Control 2008;17(4):230-7. Full text

 

Wolff R, Antes G. 10 Jahre Deutsches Cochrane Zentrum - von der Forschung in die Praxis. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Klinische Forschung 2008;12(05/06):28-30.

 

Whiting P, Sterne JAC, Westwood M, Bachmann L, Harbord R, Egger M, Deeks J. Graphical presentation of diagnostic information. BMC Med Res Methodol 2008;8(20). Full text

 

Morris RK, Cnossen JS, Langejans M, Robson SC, Kleijnen J, Ter Riet G, Mol BW, van der Post JA, Khan K. Serum screening with Down's syndrome markers to predict pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2008;8:33. Full text

 

Fayter D, Nixon J, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Rudolf M, Glasziou P, Bland M, Stirk L, Westwood M. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of height-screening programmes during the primary school years: a systematic review. Arch Dis Child 2008;93(4):278-84. Full text

 

El-Mansoury TM, Taal E, Abdel-Nasser AM, Riemsma RP, Mahfouz R, Mahmoud JA, et al. Loneliness among women with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-cultural study in the Netherlands and Egypt. Clin Rheumatol 2008;27(9):1109-18.

 

Lourenco T, Armstrong N, N'Dow J, Nabi G, Deverill M, Pickard R, Vale L, MacLennan G, Fraser C, McClinton S, Wong S, Coutts A, Mowatt G, Grant A. Systematic review and economic modelling of effectiveness and cost utility of surgical treatments for men with benign prostatic enlargement. Health Technol Assess 2008;12(35):1-146. Full text

 

Lourenco T, Pickard R, Vale L, Grant A, Fraser C, MacLennan G, N'Dow J, Benign Prostatic Enlargement team. Alternative approaches to endoscopic ablation for benign enlargement of the prostate: systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMJ 2008;337:a449. Full text

 

Lourenco T, Pickard R, Vale L, Grant A, Fraser C, MacLennan G, N'Dow J, Benign Prostatic Enlargement team. Minimally invasive treatments for benign prostatic enlargement: systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMJ 2008;337:a1662. Full text

 

Cnossen JS, Morris RK, ter Riet G, Mol BWJ, van der Post JAM, Coomarasamy A, Zwinderman AH, Robson SC, Bindels PJE, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. Use of uterine artery Doppler ultrasonography to predict pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction: a systematic review and bivariable meta-analysis. CMAJ 2008;178(6):701-11. Full text

 

Birnie R, Bryce SD, Roome C, Dussupt V, Droop A, Lang SH, Berry PA, Hyde, CF, Lewis JL, Stower MJ, Maitland NJ, Collins AT. Gene expression profiling of human prostate cancer stem cells reveals a pro-inflammatory phenotype and the importance of extracellular matrix interactions. Genome Biol 2008;9(5):R83. Full text

 

Bekkering GE, Kleijnen J. Procedures and methods of benefit assessments for medicines in Germany. Eur J Health Econ 2008;9(suppl 1):5-29. Full text

 

Bekkering GE, Abou-Setta AM, Kleijnen J. The application of quantitative methods for identifying and exploring the presence of bias in systematic reviews: PDE-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction. Int J Impot Res 2008;20(3):264-77. Abstract

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 MKleijnen JDiagnostic 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 JWestwood 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 JWestwood 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 JWestwood 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

2006

Whiting PF, Weswood ME, Rutjes AWS, Reitsma JB, Bossuyt PN, Kleijnen J. Evaluation of QUADAS, a tool for the quality assessment of diagnostic accuracy studies. BMC Med Res Methodol 2006;6:9. Full text

 

Riemsma R, Clar C, Nixon Y, Kleijnen JSystematic review of (cost-)effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for people with impaired glucose tolerance or type 2 diabetes mellitus in combination with obesity [CVZ report]. Diemen, Netherlands: College voor zorgverzekeringen (CVZ), 2006.


Bala M, Riemsma R, Nixon Y, Kleijnen JSystematic review of the (cost-)effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation for people with chronic pain [CVZ report]. Diemen, Netherlands: College voor zorgverzekeringen (CVZ), 2006.

 

Woolacott N, Hawkins N, Mason A, Kainth A, Khadjesari Z, Vergel YB, Misso K. Light K, Chalmers R, Sculpher M, Riemsma R. Etanercept and efalizumab for the treatment of psoriasis: a systematic review. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(46):1-233. Full text


Woolacott N, Bravo Vergel Y, Hawkins N, Kainth A, Khadjesari Z, Misso K, Light K, Asseburg C, Palmer S, Claxton K, Bruce I, Sculpher M, Riemsma R. Etanercept and infliximab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(31):1-239. Full text

 

Wolff R, Schmucker C, Lagreze W, Antes G. Evidenzbasierte Medizin - Bedeutung für die Augenheilkunde: Alter Wein in neuen Schläuchen? Zeitschrift Für Praktische Augenheilkunde & Augenärztliche Fortbildung 2006;27(9):429-32.

 

Wolff R. Evidenz zu Diabetes mellitus aus der Cochrane Library. Atem & Schlaf 2006;3(4):26-8.

 

Woolacott N, Orton L, Beynon S, Myers L, Forbes CSystematic review of the clinical effectiveness of self care support networks in health and social care [CRD Report 34]. York: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, 2006. Full text

 

Lockwood C, Florence Z, Causby R, Riemsma RKleijnen JAn evidence review on the interventions and services available for the treatment and diagnosis of allergies. York: Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, 2006. Full text
 

Woolacott NF, Khadjesari ZCS, Bruce IN, Riemsma RP. Etanercept and infliximab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2006;24(5):587-93. Full text

 

Wolff R, Antes G. Evidenzbasierung - woher kommt die Evidenz und wie wird sie bewertet und genutzt? Forum Public Health; Forschung - Lehre - Praxis 2006;14(52):8-9.

 

Wolff R. Evidenz zu COPD aus der Cochrane Library. Atem & Schlaf 2006;3(3):38-40.

 

Whiting P, Westwood M, Bojke L, Palmer S, Richardson G, Cooper J, Watt I, Glanville J, Sculpher M, Kleijnen J. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of tests for the diagnosis and investigation of urinary tract infection in children: a systematic review and economic model. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(36):1-154. Full text

 

Whiting P, Gupta R, Burch J, Mota REM, Wright K, Marson A, Weishmann U, Haycox A, Kleijnen JForbes C. A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of neuroimaging assessments used to visualise the seizure focus in people with refractory epilepsy being considered for surgery. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(4):1-250. Full text

 

Walach H, Linde K, Eichenberger R, Stalder H, Kristensen FB, Kleijnen J. Summary consensus statement of the PEK review board regarding the PEK process and the PEK products. J Altern Complement Med 2006;12(3):347-8. First page

 

Walach H, Linde K, Eichenberger R, Stalder H, Borlum Kristensen F, Kleijnen J, Swiss Complementary Medicine Evaluation Programme. Summary consensus statement of the Review Board of the Swiss Complementary Medicine Evaluation Programme, (Programme Evaluation Komplementarmedizin, PEK) regarding the PEK process and products. Homeopathy 2006;95(1):28-30. Abstract


Rodgers MA, Hempel S, Aho T, Kelly JD, Kleijnen JWestwood M. Diagnostic tests used in the investigation of adult haematuria: a systematic review. BJU Int 2006;98(6):1154-60. Full text

 

Rodgers M, Nixon J, Hempel S, Aho T, Kelly J, Neal D, Duffy S, Ritchie G, Kleijnen JWestwood M. Diagnostic tests and algorithms used in the investigation of haematuria: systematic reviews and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(18):1-259. Full text

 

McDaid CM, Hartley S, Bagnall A-M, Ritchie G, Light K, Riemsma RP. Need for high-quality studies in health technology assessments: the case of a systematic review of treatment for retinoblastoma. Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2006;22(4):408-18. Abstract

 

Main C, Bojke L, Griffin S, Norman G, Barbieri M, Mather L, Stark D, Palmer S, Riemsma R. Topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride and paclitaxel for second-line or subsequent treatment of advanced ovarian cancer: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(9):1-132. Full text

 

Lang B, Wolff R. Die Cochrane Library: Evidenz zum Schlafapnoe-Syndrom. Atem & Schlaf 2006;3(1):36-7.

 

Lang B, Wolff R. Evidenz zu pulmonaler Hypertonie und Restless-Legs-Syndrom aus der Cochrane Library. Atem & Schlaf 2006;3(2):22-3.

 

Kleijnen J. New methods in the assessment of diagnostic procedures. Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 2006;100(7):519-25.

 

King S, Griffin S, Hodges Z, Weatherly H, Asseburg C, Richardson G, Golder S, Taylor E, Drummond M, Riemsma R. A systematic review and economic model of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methylphenidate, dexamfetamine and atomoxetine for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Health Technol Assess 2006;10(23):1-146. Full text

 

Golder S, Misso K. Introducing the new interface for the CRD databases. Libraries for Nursing 2006;26(3):34-40.

 

Fisher D, Baird J, Payne L, Lucas P, Kleijnen J, Roberts H, Law C. Are infant size and growth related to burden of disease in adulthood? a systematic review of literature. Int J Epidemiol 2006;35(5):1196-210. Full text


Eichler K, Hempel S, Wilby J, Myers L, Bachmann LM, Kleijnen J. Diagnostic value of systematic biopsy methods in the investigation of prostate cancer: a systematic review. J Urol 2006;175(5):1605-12. Abstract

 

Collins R, Trowman R, Norman G, Light K, Birtle A, Fenwick E, Palmer S.
Riemsma R. A systematic review of the effectiveness of docetaxel and mitoxantrone for the treatment of metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer. Br J Cancer 2006;95(4):457-62. Full text

 

Chambers D, Bagnall A-M, Hempel S, Forbes C. Interventions for the treatment, management and rehabilitation of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: an updated systematic review. J R Soc Med 2006;99(10):506-20. Full text

 

Brown P, Brunnhuber K, Chalkidou K, Chalmers I, Clarke M, Fenton M, Forbes C, Glanville J, Hicks NJ, Moody J, Twaddle S, Timimi H, Young P. How to formulate research recommendations. BMJ 2006;333(7572):804-6. Abstract

2005

Armstrong N, Donaldson C. The Economics of Sexual Health. London: fpa, 2005. Full text

 

Wilby J, Kainth A, Hawkins N, Epstein D, McIntosh H, McDaid C, Mason A, Golder S, O'Meara S, Sculpher M, Drummond M, Forbes C. Clinical effectiveness, tolerability and cost-effectiveness of newer drugs for epilepsy in adults: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess 2005;9(15):1-157. Full text

 

Westwood ME, Whiting PF, Kleijnen J. How does study quality affect the results of a diagnostic meta-analysis? BMC Med Res Methodol 2005;5(20). Full text

 

Bridle C, Riemsma RP, Pattenden J, Sowden AJ, Mather L, Watt IS, Walker A. Systematic review of the effectiveness of health behaviour interventions based on the transtheoretical model. Psychol Health 2005;20(3):283-301. Abstract

 

McDaid C, Hartley S, Bagnall AM, Ritchie G, Light K, Riemsma R. Systematic review of effectiveness of different treatments for childhood retinoblastoma. Health Technol Assess 2005;9(48):1-145. Full text

 

Westwood ME, Whiting PF, Cooper J, Watt IS, Kleijnen J. Further investigation of confirmed urinary tract infection (UTI) in children under five years: a systematic review. BMC Pediatr 2005;5(2). Full text

 

Woolacott NF, Puhan MA, Steurer J, Kleijnen J. Ultrasonography in screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborns: systematic review. BMJ 2005;330(7505):1413. Full text

 

Whiting P, Westwood M, Watt I, Cooper J, Kleijnen J. Rapid tests and urine sampling techniques for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children under five years: a systematic review. BMC Pediatr 2005;5(4). Full text

 

Whiting P, Rutjes AWS, Dinnes J, Reitsma JB, Bossuyt PMM, Kleijnen J. A systematic review finds that diagnostic reviews fail to incorporate quality despite available tools. J Clin Epidemiol 2005;58(1):1-12. Abstract

 

Eichler K, Wilby J, Hempel S, Myers L, Kleijnen JDiagnostic value of systematic prostate biopsy methods in the investigation for prostate cancer: a systematic review. York: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), 2005. Full text

 

Whiting P, Harbord R, Kleijnen J. No role for quality scores in systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy studies. BMC Med Res Methodol 2005;5:19. Full text

 

von Steinbuechel N, Richter S, Morawetz C, Riemsma R. Assessment of subjective health and health-related quality of life in persons with acquired or degenerative brain injury. Curr Opin Neurol 2005;18(6):681-91. Abstract

 

Schellings R, Kessels AG, Ter Riet G, Kleijnen J, Leffers P, Knottnerus JA, Sturmans F. Members of research ethics committees accepted a modification of the randomized consent design. J Clin Epidemiol 2005;58(6):589-94. Abstract

 

Honest H, Bachmann LM, Ngai C, Gupta JK, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. The accuracy of maternal anthropometry measurements as predictor for spontaneous preterm birth--a systematic review. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2005;119(1):11-20. Abstract

 

Armstrong N, Donaldson C. Economics of sexual health: a systematic review of contraceptive and abortion services and methods. Gynaec Forum 2005;9(4):16-9. Link

 

Di Blasi Z, Crawford F, Bradley C, Kleijnen J. Reactions to treatment debriefing among the participants of a placebo controlled trial. BMC Health Serv Res 2005;5(30). Full text

 

Baird J, Fisher D, Lucas P, Kleijnen J, Roberts H, Law C. Being big or growing fast: systematic review of size and growth in infancy and later obesity. BMJ 2005;331(7522):929. Full text

 

Brewster LLM, Kleijnen J, van Montfrans GA. WITHDRAWN: Effect of antihypertensive drugs on mortality, morbidity and blood pressure in blacks. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2005, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005183. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Link

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