Chris Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Location: Sydey, Australia
Summary:
Associate Dean (Educational Development)
Deputy Director of Hornsby Clinical School
Publications:
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13. Predicting persistent disabling low back pain in general practice: a prospective cohort study
Gareth T Jones
Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Br J Gen Pract 56:334-41
17. Assessing the reliability of ordered categorical scales using kappa-type statistics
Chris Roberts
Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Stat Methods Med Res 14:493-514
..The results suggest that standard errors based on the delta-method or jack-knifing by subject alone may be overly precise...
18. Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527]
Laurence Moore
Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University, 53 Park Place, Cardiff, UK
BMC Public Health 7:258
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19. Modelling patterns of agreement for nominal scales
Chris Roberts
Biostatistics Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Stat Med 27:810-30
..Two simulation studies are carried out to check the empirical test size and power. Methods are illustrated by two examples involving nominal scales with three categories...
20. A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a prompt and reminder card in the care of people with epilepsy
Ajay Thapar
Department of General Practice, University of Manchester
Br J Gen Pract 52:93-8
..However it does not improve outcomes and may result in less patient-centred care

Publications

  1. pmc A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a prompt and reminder card in the care of people with epilepsy
    Ajay Thapar
    Department of General Practice, University of Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 52:93-8. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology and management of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Ju Dong Yang
    Miles and Shirley Fiterman Center for Digestive Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 24:899-919, viii. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability of ordered categorical scales using kappa-type statistics
    Chris Roberts
    Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:493-514. 2005
  4. pmc Predicting persistent disabling low back pain in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Gareth T Jones
    Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 56:334-41. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Modelling patterns of agreement for nominal scales
    Chris Roberts
    Biostatistics Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Stat Med 27:810-30. 2008
  6. pmc Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527]
    Laurence Moore
    Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University, 53 Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:258. 2007
  7. pmc Senior medical student perceived ability and experience in giving peer feedback in formative long case examinations
    Annette W Burgess
    Sydney Medical School Central, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 13:79. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Assuring the quality of high-stakes undergraduate assessments of clinical competence
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Teach 28:535-43. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Validating a multiple mini-interview question bank assessing entry-level reasoning skills in candidates for graduate-entry medicine and dentistry programmes
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 43:350-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Experiences of the multiple mini-interview: a qualitative analysis
    Koshila Kumar
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Med Educ 43:360-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a prompt and reminder card in the care of people with epilepsy
    Ajay Thapar
    Department of General Practice, University of Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 52:93-8. 2002
    ..Many patients report medication side-effects and poor seizure control. Most GPs accept responsibility for epilepsy care; however, many report problems with knowledge of epilepsy and nearly all support guidance on epilepsy management...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology and management of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Ju Dong Yang
    Miles and Shirley Fiterman Center for Digestive Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 24:899-919, viii. 2010
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology, cause, prevention, clinical manifestations, surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment approach for HCC...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability of ordered categorical scales using kappa-type statistics
    Chris Roberts
    Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:493-514. 2005
    ..The results suggest that standard errors based on the delta-method or jack-knifing by subject alone may be overly precise...
  4. pmc Predicting persistent disabling low back pain in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Gareth T Jones
    Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 56:334-41. 2006
    ..However, it is not known whether these strategies may also precede the onset of chronic symptoms and, if so, whether they are independent predictors of prognosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modelling patterns of agreement for nominal scales
    Chris Roberts
    Biostatistics Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Stat Med 27:810-30. 2008
    ..Two simulation studies are carried out to check the empirical test size and power. Methods are illustrated by two examples involving nominal scales with three categories...
  6. pmc Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527]
    Laurence Moore
    Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University, 53 Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:258. 2007
    ..At present however, the evidence base on the effectiveness of breakfast provision in bringing about these improvements is limited...
  7. pmc Senior medical student perceived ability and experience in giving peer feedback in formative long case examinations
    Annette W Burgess
    Sydney Medical School Central, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 13:79. 2013
    ..We sought to investigate students' perceptions of their ability to provide feedback to their peers using the positive critique method, and their perceived benefits and challenges during the experience...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assuring the quality of high-stakes undergraduate assessments of clinical competence
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Teach 28:535-43. 2006
    ..This evidence-based approach should be readily achievable by all medical schools...
  9. doi request reprint Validating a multiple mini-interview question bank assessing entry-level reasoning skills in candidates for graduate-entry medicine and dentistry programmes
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 43:350-9. 2009
    ..Candidates to medical and dental schools come from diverse backgrounds and it is important for the validity and fairness of the MMI that these background factors do not impact on their scores...
  10. doi request reprint Experiences of the multiple mini-interview: a qualitative analysis
    Koshila Kumar
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Med Educ 43:360-7. 2009
    ..We report the findings from an international qualitative study on candidate and interviewer experiences of the MMI for entry into a graduate-entry medical school...
  11. doi request reprint A longitudinal integrated placement and medical students' intentions to practise rurally
    Chris Roberts
    Academic GP Unit, Sydney Medical School Northern, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 46:179-91. 2012
    ..We explored the impact of an integrated placement on medical students' attitudes towards rural practice...
  12. doi request reprint Should candidate scores be adjusted for interviewer stringency or leniency in the multiple mini-interview?
    Chris Roberts
    Sydney Medical School Northern, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 44:690-8. 2010
    ..Multi-facet Rasch modelling (MFRM) has the capability to both identify these sources of error and partially adjust for them within a measurement model that may be fairer to the candidate...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selection into specialist training programs: an approach from general practice
    Chris Roberts
    Sydney Medical School Northern, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:93-5. 2011
    ..Any selection-centre approach must be adapted to the Australian health care context and have the confidence of the trainees, the professional colleges, the training providers and the public...
  14. ncbi request reprint The introduction of large class problem-based learning into an undergraduate medical curriculum: an evaluation
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Med Teach 27:527-33. 2005
    ..Within institutions where resources to support small group PBL are limited, the large group ILA format supported with e-learning techniques may be a useful alternative approach...
  15. doi request reprint Factors affecting the utility of the multiple mini-interview in selecting candidates for graduate-entry medical school
    Chris Roberts
    Centre for Innovation in Professional Health Education and Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 42:396-404. 2008
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