Ken Stein

Summary

Affiliation: Peninsula Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The precision of health state valuation by members of the general public using the standard gamble
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:509-18. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for Hepatitis C in injecting drug users: a cost utility analysis
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Dean Clarke House, Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PQ
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:61-71. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of sorafenib for second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma
    Martin Hoyle
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Value Health 13:55-60. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for hepatitis C in genito-urinary medicine clinics: a cost utility analysis
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, University of Exeter, Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PQ, UK
    J Hepatol 39:814-25. 2003
  5. pmc A pilot Internet "value of health" panel: recruitment, participation and compliance
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:90. 2006
  6. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of fall-prevention programmes: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies
    Sue Child
    PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Implement Sci 7:91. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Case finding for hepatitis C in primary care: a cost utility analysis
    Joanna Thompson Coon
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Fam Pract 23:393-406. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Microwave and thermal balloon ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review
    Ruth Garside
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group PenTAG, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK
    BJOG 112:12-23. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of dasatinib and nilotinib for imatinib-resistant or -intolerant chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia
    Martin Hoyle
    Peninsular College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Value Health 14:1057-67. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Carmustine implants for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas: a cost-utility analysis
    Gabriel Rogers
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:33-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint The precision of health state valuation by members of the general public using the standard gamble
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:509-18. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for Hepatitis C in injecting drug users: a cost utility analysis
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Dean Clarke House, Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PQ
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:61-71. 2004
    ..We therefore estimated the cost utility of screening for hepatitis C infection among people with a history of injecting drug use in contact with drug misuse services...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of sorafenib for second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma
    Martin Hoyle
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Value Health 13:55-60. 2010
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of sorafenib (Nexavar, Bayer, Leverkusen, Germany) versus best supportive care (BSC) for second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma from the perspective of the UK National Health Service...
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for hepatitis C in genito-urinary medicine clinics: a cost utility analysis
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, University of Exeter, Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PQ, UK
    J Hepatol 39:814-25. 2003
    ..To estimate the cost utility (cost per QALY) of screening for hepatitis C (HCV) infection in people attending genito-urinary medicine clinics in England...
  5. pmc A pilot Internet "value of health" panel: recruitment, participation and compliance
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:90. 2006
    ..To pilot using a panel of members of the public to provide preference data via the Internet..
  6. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of fall-prevention programmes: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies
    Sue Child
    PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Implement Sci 7:91. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Case finding for hepatitis C in primary care: a cost utility analysis
    Joanna Thompson Coon
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Fam Pract 23:393-406. 2006
    ..Hepatitis C is an important public health problem. The need for more intensified action to identify those infected with the virus has been recognized. Primary care is an important setting for case finding...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microwave and thermal balloon ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review
    Ruth Garside
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group PenTAG, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK
    BJOG 112:12-23. 2005
    ..To compare the effectiveness of two second generation endometrial ablation techniques (microwave and thermal balloon endometrial ablation) with first generation techniques of endometrial ablation to treat heavy menstrual bleeding in women...
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of dasatinib and nilotinib for imatinib-resistant or -intolerant chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia
    Martin Hoyle
    Peninsular College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Value Health 14:1057-67. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Carmustine implants for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas: a cost-utility analysis
    Gabriel Rogers
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:33-44. 2008
    ..However, no attention has yet been paid to the economic implications of BCNU-W in this setting...
  11. ncbi request reprint The cost-utility of cinacalcet in addition to standard care compared to standard care alone for secondary hyperparathyroidism in end-stage renal disease: a UK perspective
    Ruth Garside
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, and Noy Scott House, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1428-36. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the cost-utility of cinacalcet as an addition to standard treatment of SHPT compared with standard treatment alone...
  12. doi request reprint Is combined resynchronisation and implantable defibrillator therapy a cost-effective option for left ventricular dysfunction?
    Mary Bond
    PenTAG, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 137:206-15. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of combined resynchronisation and implantable defibrillator therapy for left ventricular dysfunction and explore subgroups in which such devices might be most cost-effective...
  13. pmc The clinical effectiveness of patient initiated clinics for patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care: a systematic review
    Rebecca Whear
    Peninsula Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e74774. 2013
    ..Innovative methods of appointment scheduling that are more flexible to patient needs, may improve service quality and preserve resources...
  14. pmc Patient initiated clinics for patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care: a systematic review of patient reported outcomes and patient and clinician satisfaction
    Rebecca Whear
    Peninsula Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 4SG, England
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:501. 2013
    ..The objective was to systematically review evidence of patient initiated clinics in secondary care on patient reported outcomes among patients with chronic/recurrent conditions...
  15. pmc Impact of discussion on preferences elicited in a group setting
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:22. 2006
    ..The completeness of preferences is assumed as one of the axioms of expected utility theory but has been subject to little empirical study...
  16. ncbi request reprint What value health?: A review of health state values used in early technology assessments for NICE
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, England
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:219-28. 2005
    ..Methodological variation results in important differences in values. Therefore, caution must be exercised when comparing the results of different cost-utility analyses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of imatinib compared with interferon-alpha or hydroxycarbamide for first-line treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia
    Kim Dalziel
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, England
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:515-26. 2005
    ..To evaluate the cost utility of imatinib compared with interferon (IFN)-alpha or hydroxycarbamide (hydroxyurea) for first-line treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia...
  18. doi request reprint Effectiveness of mealtime interventions on behavior symptoms of people with dementia living in care homes: a systematic review
    Rebecca Whear
    PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:185-93. 2014
    ..This review examines the effectiveness of mealtime interventions aimed at improving behavioral symptoms in elderly people living with dementia in residential care...
  19. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of oromucosal cannabis-based medicine (Sativex®) for spasticity in multiple sclerosis
    Lanting Lu
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group PenTAG, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:1157-71. 2012
    ..Sativex®, an oromucosal spray containing cannabis-based medicinal products, has been found to be effective in reducing spasticity symptoms...
  20. pmc Telephone consultations in place of face to face out-patient consultations for patients discharged from hospital following surgery: a systematic review
    Jo Thompson-Coon
    PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SF, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:128. 2013
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of telephone consultations with face to face follow-up consultations, in patients discharged from hospital following surgery...
  21. doi request reprint Using information graphics in health technology assessment: toward a structured approach
    Martin Pitt
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:555-63. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of temsirolimus for first line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma
    Martin Hoyle
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Value Health 13:61-8. 2010
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of temsirolimus compared to interferon-alpha for first line treatment of patients with advanced, poor prognosis renal cell carcinoma, from the perspective of the UK National Health Service...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic sinus surgery for the excision of nasal polyps: A systematic review of safety and effectiveness
    Kim Dalziel
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Am J Rhinol 20:506-19. 2006
    ..Our objective was to perform a systematic review of safety and effectiveness of FESS for the removal of nasal polyps...
  24. doi request reprint The experience of heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies
    Ruth Garside
    PenTAG, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    J Adv Nurs 63:550-62. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a systematic review and meta-ethnography of the experience of heavy menstrual bleeding...
  25. ncbi request reprint Putting the 'Q' in quality adjusted life years (QALYs) for advanced ovarian cancer - An approach using data clustering methods and the internet
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 5DW, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 43:104-13. 2007
    ..The estimates therefore meet the needs of policy makers while reflecting more accurately the experience of disease than those based on generic preference measures...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between methodological characteristics and outcome in health technology assessments which included case series
    Ken Stein
    Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon EX1 1PQ, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:277-87. 2005
    ..There are no clear criteria for assessing the quality of case series. We carried out an empirical investigation of the association between outcome frequency and methodological characteristics in a sample of health technology assessments...
  27. ncbi request reprint Methods to elicit probability distributions from experts: a systematic review of reported practice in health technology assessment
    Bogdan Grigore
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group PenTAG, Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 31:991-1003. 2013
    ..We conducted a methodology review of reports where probability distributions had been elicited from experts to be used in model-based health technology assessments...
  28. pmc Comparison of treatment effect sizes associated with surrogate and final patient relevant outcomes in randomised controlled trials: meta-epidemiological study
    Oriana Ciani
    PenTAG, Institute for Health Services Research, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMJ 346:f457. 2013
    ..To quantify and compare the treatment effect and risk of bias of trials reporting biomarkers or intermediate outcomes (surrogate outcomes) versus trials using final patient relevant primary outcomes...
  29. pmc Can the retinal screening interval be safely increased to 2 years for type 2 diabetic patients without retinopathy?
    Daniel Chalk
    Peninsula Collaboration for Health, Operational Research, and Development, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Diabetes Care 35:1663-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess whether or not such a policy would increase the proportion of patients who developed retinopathy-mediated vision loss compared with the current policy, along with the potential cost savings that could be achieved...
  30. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce acute paediatric hospital admissions: a systematic review
    Jo Thompson Coon
    PenCLAHRC, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, UK
    Arch Dis Child 97:304-11. 2012
    ..To compare the effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing the rate of acute paediatric hospital admissions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Do metronomes improve the quality of life in people with Parkinson's disease? A pragmatic, single-blind, randomized cross-over trial
    Julian Elston
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Clin Rehabil 24:523-32. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of acoustic cueing using metronomes on the quality of life of people with moderate to severe Parkinson's disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint A rapid needs assessment of the provision of Health Technology Assessment in the south-west peninsula
    Julian Elston
    Institute of Health and Social Care, Peninsula Medical School, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:157-64. 2007
    ..In some regions, capacity is provided by centralized arrangements, but in others provision is ad hoc. This rapid needs assessment evaluates the provision of HTA in the south-west peninsula, and its scope, content and quality...
  33. ncbi request reprint A cost-utility analysis of microwave and thermal balloon endometrial ablation techniques for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding
    Ruth Garside
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK
    BJOG 111:1103-14. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Maximizing the population benefit from thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke: a modeling study of in-hospital delays
    Thomas Monks
    University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Stroke 43:2706-11. 2012
    ..The aims of our study were to prospectively evaluate the clinical benefit from reducing delays in the emergency stroke pathway at our district hospital and examine outcomes from scenarios that include extension of the alteplase license...
  35. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of degarelix for advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer
    Lanting Lu
    PenTAG, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, UK
    BJU Int 109:1183-92. 2012
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of degarelix vs luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogue (triptorelin) plus short-term antiandrogen treatment for advanced prostate cancer...
  36. doi request reprint Implementing the evidence for preventing falls among community-dwelling older people: a systematic review
    Victoria Goodwin
    PenCLAHRC, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, UK, EX2 4SG
    J Safety Res 42:443-51. 2011
    ..This study systematically reviewed and synthesised the effectiveness of methods to implement falls prevention programmes with this population...
  37. pmc Inhaled ciclesonide versus inhaled budesonide or inhaled beclomethasone or inhaled fluticasone for chronic asthma in adults: a systematic review
    Matthew J Dyer
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:34. 2006
    ..We therefore aimed to systematically review published randomised controlled trials of the effectiveness and safety of ciclesonide compared to alternative inhaled corticosteroids in people with asthma...
  38. doi request reprint Public health implications of establishing a national programme to screen young athletes in the UK
    Julian Elston
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Sports Med 45:576-82. 2011
    ..To assess how much competitive sport contributes to sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes and the impact on population health if this group were to be screened in the UK...
  39. pmc Efficacy and tolerability of topical pimecrolimus and tacrolimus in the treatment of atopic dermatitis: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Darren M Ashcroft
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 330:516. 2005
    ..To determine the efficacy and tolerability of topical pimecrolimus and tacrolimus compared with other treatments for atopic dermatitis...