KSR staff publications


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 J. Diagnostic 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