Stephanie J C Taylor
Affiliation: Queen Mary
- Coping with persistent pain, effectiveness research into self-management (COPERS): statistical analysis plan for a randomised controlled trialBrennan C Kahan
Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, Queen Mary University of London, 58 Turner St, London E1 2AB, UK
Trials 15:59. 2014..This article describes the statistical analysis plan for the COPERS trial...
- Self-Management education for adults with poorly controlled epILEpsy (SMILE (UK)): a randomised controlled trial protocolInes Kralj-Hans
Department of Clinical Neuroscience PO 43, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Denmark Hill Campus, London SE5 8AF, UK
BMC Neurol 14:69. 2014..No teaching programme exists for adults with epilepsy in the United Kingdom although a number of surveys have shown patients want more information...
- Whole home exercise intervention for depression in older care home residents (the OPERA study): a process evaluationDavid R Ellard
Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
BMC Med 12:1. 2014..We report a process evaluation exploring potential explanations for the lack of effect...
- Reporting participation rates in studies of non-pharmacological interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic reviewRatna Sohanpal
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 58 Turner Street, London, E1 2AB, UK
Syst Rev 1:66. 2012..One reason may be poor patient participation and retention. We conducted a systematic review to determine a true estimate of participation and dropout rates in research studies of these interventions...
- Self-management support for moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pilot randomised controlled trialStephanie J C Taylor
Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Br J Gen Pract 62:e687-95. 2012..Better self management could improve quality of life (QoL) and reduce hospital admissions in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but the best way to promote it remains unclear...
- The OPERA trial: protocol for a randomised trial of an exercise intervention for older people in residential and nursing accommodationMartin Underwood
Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Trials 12:27. 2011..Existing evidence comes from trials that are short, underpowered and not from RNH settings. The aim of the OPERA trial is to establish whether exercise is effective in reducing the prevalence of depression among older RNH residents...
- The OPERA trial: a protocol for the process evaluation of a randomised trial of an exercise intervention for older people in residential and nursing accommodationDavid R Ellard
University of Warwick, Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Trials 12:28. 2011..The aims of this process evaluation are to provide findings that will assist in the interpretation of the clinical trial results, and to inform potential implementation of the physical activity intervention on a wider scale...
- Withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in individuals with COPD--a systematic review and comment on trial methodologyNighat J Nadeem
Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London 2 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK
Respir Res 12:107. 2011..In trials where medication is withdrawn, investigators should report other medication use, definitions of exacerbations and management of patients clearly. Intention to treat analyses should be used and interpreted appropriately...
- Methodological criteria for the assessment of moderators in systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials: a consensus studyTamar Pincus
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, London, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 11:14. 2011..Our objective was to provide researchers with a set of criteria that will facilitate the grading of evidence for moderators, in systematic reviews...
- Physical activity and depressive symptoms in adolescents: a prospective studyCatherine Rothon
Centre for Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Charterhouse Square, London, UK
BMC Med 8:32. 2010..There is a particular lack of evidence from longitudinal studies. This study examines the relationship between depression and physical activity using the Research with East London Adolescents: Community Health Survey (RELACHS)...
- Evaluating hospital at home and early discharge schemes for patients with an acute exacerbation of COPDS Taylor
Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, London, UK
Chron Respir Dis 4:33-43. 2007....
- Ethnicity, socio-economic status, overweight and underweight in East London adolescentsStephanie J C Taylor
Centre for General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Community Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Ethn Health 10:113-28. 2005..An understanding of the prevalence of obesity and overweight in these populations is important since some ethnic groups may be particularly vulnerable to the adverse health effects associated with obesity...
- Effectiveness of innovations in nurse led chronic disease management for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review of evidenceStephanie J C Taylor
Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT
BMJ 331:485. 2005..To determine the effectiveness of innovations in management of chronic disease involving nurses for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
- Psychological symptoms and physical health and health behaviours in adolescents: a prospective 2-year study in East LondonCharlotte Clark
Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
Addiction 102:126-35. 2007..To examine whether physical health and health-risk behaviours in young people are risk factors for psychological distress and depressive symptoms over a 2-year period...
- Service implications from a comparison of the evidence on the effectiveness and a survey of provision in England and Wales of COPD specialist nurse services in the communityBridget Candy
Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson s Institute of Preventative Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 4NS, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 44:601-10. 2007..Therefore, implementing the right care model(s) for patients with COPD is a priority. Nurses, particularly those with specialist roles, are often the principal health professionals involved in new service models...
- Effective delivery styles and content for self-management interventions for chronic musculoskeletal pain: a systematic literature reviewDawn Carnes
Barts and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Clin J Pain 28:344-54. 2012..The objective of the study was to report the evidence for effectiveness of different self-management course characteristics and components for chronic musculoskeletal pain...
- Clinical service organisation for heart failureAndrea Takeda
Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Research Design Service, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, London, UK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD002752. 2012..Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a serious, common condition associated with frequent hospitalisation. Several different disease management interventions (clinical service organisation interventions) for patients with CHF have been proposed...
- Ethnicity, social deprivation and psychological distress in adolescents: school-based epidemiological study in east LondonStephen A Stansfeld
Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Medical Sciences Building, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Br J Psychiatry 185:233-8. 2004..In adults the prevalence of psychological distress varies in different ethnic groups, and this has been explained by differences in socio-economic status. Is this also the case in adolescents?..
- Measuring activity levels of young people: the validity of pedometersEoin McNamara
Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End Hospital, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
Br Med Bull 95:121-37. 2010..There remains a need for accepted outliers and proper protocol regarding missing data...
- Learning to manage COPD: a qualitative study of reasons for attending and not attending a COPD-specific self-management programmeRatna Sohanpal
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Chron Respir Dis 9:163-74. 2012..Providing solutions for practical barriers may improve participation. However, alternatives to group-based interventions need to be developed for people with functional and emotional barriers to attendance...
- Measuring pain self-efficacyClare L Miles
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, London, UK
Clin J Pain 27:461-70. 2011..A standard, high-quality measure of self-efficacy in such populations would improve evidence, by allowing meaningful comparisons amongst subgroups and between treatments, and by facilitating pooling across studies in systematic reviews...
- Interventions for promoting habitual exercise in people living with and beyond cancerLiam Bourke
Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Yvonne Carter Building, 58 Turner Street, London, UK, E1 2AB
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD010192. 2013..A large majority of people living with or recovering from cancer do not meet exercise recommendations. Hence, reviewing the evidence on how to promote and sustain exercise behaviour is important...
- Validation of bioelectrical impedance analysis in adolescents across different ethnic groupsDalia Haroun
Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1252-9. 2010..We found significant variability in BC between ethnic groups that was not reflected by BMI. Manufacturers' equations are unsuitable for predicting BC in multi-ethnic populations, and our new equations are recommended...
- Longitudinal risk factors for persistent fatigue in adolescentsRussell M Viner
General and Adolescent Paediatrics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, England
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:469-75. 2008..To examine whether sedentary behavior, obesity, smoking, and depression are risk factors for persistent fatigue in adolescents...