Joy Adamson

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Hydroxychloroquine effectiveness in reducing symptoms of hand osteoarthritis (HERO): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sarah R Kingsbury
    Division of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease and National Institute of Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds LS7 4SA, UK
    Trials 14:64. 2013
  2. pmc A randomised evaluation of CollAborative care and active surveillance for Screen-Positive EldeRs with sub-threshold depression (CASPER): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Natasha Mitchell
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Trials 12:225. 2011
  3. pmc Randomised controlled trial of food elimination diet based on IgG antibodies for the prevention of migraine like headaches
    Natasha Mitchell
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Nutr J 10:85. 2011
  4. pmc The influence of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain--a review of the literature
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Fam Pract 28:163-71. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of assistant practitioners supporting the work of registered nurses in NHS acute hospital trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:50-6. 2011
  6. pmc Exploring the impact of patient views on 'appropriate' use of services and help seeking: a mixed method study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e226-33. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Allocation concealment: a methodological review
    Laura Clark
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:708-12. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of postnatal depression: what can systematic reviews tell us?
    Rachel Mann
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, ARRC Building, 2nd Floor, Room, 202, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:295-305. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic diseases, locomotor activity limitation and social participation in older women: cross sectional survey of British Women's Heart and Health Study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Age Ageing 33:293-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Culture and pain in the work place: the domain of occupational epidemiology?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1189-91. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Hydroxychloroquine effectiveness in reducing symptoms of hand osteoarthritis (HERO): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sarah R Kingsbury
    Division of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease and National Institute of Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds LS7 4SA, UK
    Trials 14:64. 2013
    ..We propose that treating patients with symptomatic hand OA with hydroxychloroquine will be a practical and safe treatment to reduce synovitis and pain...
  2. pmc A randomised evaluation of CollAborative care and active surveillance for Screen-Positive EldeRs with sub-threshold depression (CASPER): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Natasha Mitchell
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Trials 12:225. 2011
    ..Less attention has been paid to those with mild disorders/sub-threshold depressive syndromes but these patients also suffer impairments in their quality of life and level of functioning...
  3. pmc Randomised controlled trial of food elimination diet based on IgG antibodies for the prevention of migraine like headaches
    Natasha Mitchell
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Nutr J 10:85. 2011
    ..Research suggests that food intolerance may be a precipitating factor for migraine like headaches...
  4. pmc The influence of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain--a review of the literature
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Fam Pract 28:163-71. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the evidence for the impact of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain...
  5. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of assistant practitioners supporting the work of registered nurses in NHS acute hospital trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:50-6. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Exploring the impact of patient views on 'appropriate' use of services and help seeking: a mixed method study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e226-33. 2009
    ..There are commonly-held views relating to what constitutes appropriate and inappropriate use of finite NHS resources. However, very little is known about how and why such views have an impact on consultation patterns...
  7. doi request reprint Allocation concealment: a methodological review
    Laura Clark
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:708-12. 2013
    ..The accurate reporting of the trial methodology and results is essential for accurate judgement on the quality of the research. This review aims to assess the impact of the adequacy of allocation concealment on treatment effect estimates...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of postnatal depression: what can systematic reviews tell us?
    Rachel Mann
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, ARRC Building, 2nd Floor, Room, 202, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:295-305. 2010
    ..Systematic reviews provide a useful tool to summarise research, however little is known about the quantity and quality of existing systematic reviews of prevalence and incidence of PND...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic diseases, locomotor activity limitation and social participation in older women: cross sectional survey of British Women's Heart and Health Study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Age Ageing 33:293-8. 2004
    ..To examine the association of chronic degenerative diseases with locomotor activity limitation and social participation among older British women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Culture and pain in the work place: the domain of occupational epidemiology?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1189-91. 2008
  11. pmc Submission to multiple journals: a method of reducing time to publication?
    David J Torgerson
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 330:305-7. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint 'Normal disruption': South Asian and African/Caribbean relatives caring for an older family member in the UK
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 60:37-48. 2005
    ..However, the participants also described highly disruptive elements to this change in the relationships. The paper attempts to consider the relationship between individual experiences, cultural factors and macro-social structures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K and the prevention of fractures: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Sarah Cockayne
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:1256-61. 2006
    ..Observational and some experimental data suggest that low intake of vitamin K may be associated with an increased risk of fracture...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of respite for caregivers of frail older people
    Anne Mason
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:290-9. 2007
    ..Given the increasing numbers of frail elderly people and the lack of up-to-date, good-quality evidence for all types of respite care, better-quality evidence is urgently needed to inform current policy and practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Commentary: disability and education--the Madonna factor?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:365-7. 2007
  16. pmc Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia
    Carl A Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Geriatr 7:18. 2007
    ..This review examines whether information and support interventions improve the quality of life of people caring for someone with dementia...
  17. doi request reprint Mapping the introduction of assistant practitioner roles in acute NHS (hospital) trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, Area 2 Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Nurs Manag 17:615-26. 2009
    ..This mapping study describes current or planned introduction of assistant practitioner roles in English National Health Service Acute Hospital Trusts...
  18. doi request reprint Poor reporting quality of key Randomization and Allocation Concealment details is still prevalent among published RCTs in 2011: a review
    Laura Clark
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:703-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper was to describe the reporting quality among a set of RCTs published in 2011 on methodological details essential to judging the adequacy of allocation concealment methods employed...
  19. doi request reprint Patient safety in patients who occupy beds on clinically inappropriate wards: a qualitative interview study with NHS staff
    Lucy Goulding
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:218-24. 2012
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Assuring the safety and effectiveness of new drugs: rigorous phase IV trials randomizing general practices to delayed access to new drugs
    Joy Adamson
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:56-9. 2012
    ..Given current computerization of practice records such an approach is feasible and likely to be cost-effective...
  21. pmc Age and sex interaction in reported help seeking in response to chest pain
    Joy Adamson
    Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 58:318-23. 2008
    ..There is a growing literature suggesting that access to cardiology services is affected by age. However, there is a dearth of studies that have considered age and sex in conjunction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of studies of causation (aetiology)
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Evid Based Nurs 7:36-40. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint 'Questerviews': using questionnaires in qualitative interviews as a method of integrating qualitative and quantitative health services research
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:139-45. 2004
    ..Multi-method approaches are increasingly advocated in health services research (HSR). This paper examines the use of standardised self-completion questionnaires and questions, during in-depth interviews, a technique termed 'questerviews'...
  24. doi request reprint Improving the effectiveness of interventions in palliative care: the potential role of qualitative research in enhancing evidence from randomized controlled trials
    Kate Flemming
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, York, UK
    Palliat Med 22:123-31. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Designing an RCT of acupuncture for depression--identifying appropriate patient groups: a qualitative study
    Sylvia Schroer
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Fam Pract 26:188-95. 2009
    ..Aim. To identify subgroups of patients with depression who could be the focus of effectiveness trials...
  26. ncbi request reprint Review of randomised trials using the post-randomised consent (Zelen's) design
    Joy Adamson
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:305-19. 2006
    ..This paper reviews recent published trials using this method and describes the reasons authors gave for using the method, examines the crossover rates, and looks at the quality of identified trials...