J Martin Bland

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Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Best (but oft forgotten) practices: testing for treatment effects in randomized trials by separate analyses of changes from baseline in each group is a misleading approach
    J Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom and
    Am J Clin Nutr 102:991-4. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Validation of the VEINES-QOL quality of life instrument in venous leg ulcers: repeatability and validity study embedded in a randomised clinical trial
    J Martin Bland
    Deparment of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 15:85. 2015
  3. pmc Do nurses reason 'adaptively' in time limited situations: the findings of a descriptive regression analysis
    Huiqin Yang
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:96. 2014
  4. pmc Funding source and the quality of reports of chronic wounds trials: 2004 to 2011
    Robert Hodgson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL Manchester, England
    Trials 15:19. 2014
  5. pmc Do baseline P-values follow a uniform distribution in randomised trials?
    Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e76010. 2013
  6. pmc Alexander Technique Lessons, Acupuncture Sessions or usual care for patients with chronic neck pain (ATLAS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Trials 14:209. 2013
  7. pmc The effect of improving task representativeness on capturing nurses' risk assessment judgements: a comparison of written case simulations and physical simulations
    Huiqin Yang
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:62. 2013
  8. pmc The effect of clinical experience, judgment task difficulty and time pressure on nurses' confidence calibration in a high fidelity clinical simulation
    Huiqin Yang
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:113. 2012
  9. pmc Comparisons against baseline within randomised groups are often used and can be highly misleading
    J Martin Bland
    University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Trials 12:264. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Agreed statistics: measurement method comparison
    J Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom
    Anesthesiology 116:182-5. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Best (but oft forgotten) practices: testing for treatment effects in randomized trials by separate analyses of changes from baseline in each group is a misleading approach
    J Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom and
    Am J Clin Nutr 102:991-4. 2015
    ..We recommend direct comparison of means between groups with the use of baseline as a covariate if required. ..
  2. doi request reprint Validation of the VEINES-QOL quality of life instrument in venous leg ulcers: repeatability and validity study embedded in a randomised clinical trial
    J Martin Bland
    Deparment of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 15:85. 2015
    ..There were very few venous leg ulcer patients in the validation samples. We report a validation study for venous leg ulcers and develop a scoring system which enables comparison between studies...
  3. pmc Do nurses reason 'adaptively' in time limited situations: the findings of a descriptive regression analysis
    Huiqin Yang
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:96. 2014
    ..This paper aims to assess alterations in nurses' judgement strategies and outcomes under time pressure in a simulated acute care setting...
  4. pmc Funding source and the quality of reports of chronic wounds trials: 2004 to 2011
    Robert Hodgson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL Manchester, England
    Trials 15:19. 2014
    ..This study presents a methodological overview of chronic wound trials published between 2004 and 2011 and investigates the influence of industry funding on methodological quality...
  5. pmc Do baseline P-values follow a uniform distribution in randomised trials?
    Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e76010. 2013
    ..The theory has been put forward that if a null hypothesis is true, P-values should follow a Uniform distribution. This can be used to check the validity of randomisation...
  6. pmc Alexander Technique Lessons, Acupuncture Sessions or usual care for patients with chronic neck pain (ATLAS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Trials 14:209. 2013
    ..We propose to evaluate the effect of Alexander Technique lessons and acupuncture in a rigorously conducted pragmatic trial with an embedded qualitative study...
  7. pmc The effect of improving task representativeness on capturing nurses' risk assessment judgements: a comparison of written case simulations and physical simulations
    Huiqin Yang
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:62. 2013
    ..In this study we test whether paper case simulations evoke similar risk assessment judgements to the more realistic simulated patients used in high fidelity physical simulations...
  8. pmc The effect of clinical experience, judgment task difficulty and time pressure on nurses' confidence calibration in a high fidelity clinical simulation
    Huiqin Yang
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:113. 2012
    ..The study also explores the effects of clinical experience, task difficulty and time pressure on the relationship between confidence and accuracy...
  9. pmc Comparisons against baseline within randomised groups are often used and can be highly misleading
    J Martin Bland
    University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Trials 12:264. 2011
    ..In randomised trials, rather than comparing randomised groups directly some researchers carry out a significance test comparing a baseline with a final measurement separately in each group...
  10. doi request reprint Agreed statistics: measurement method comparison
    J Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom
    Anesthesiology 116:182-5. 2012
    ..The use of correlation is misleading. An alternative approach, based on graphical techniques and simple calculations, is described, together with the relation between this analysis and the assessment of repeatability...
  11. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of larval therapy for leg ulcers
    Marta O Soares
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMJ 338:b825. 2009
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of larval therapy compared with hydrogel in the management of leg ulcers...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical and cost-effectiveness of compression hosiery versus compression bandages in treatment of venous leg ulcers (Venous leg Ulcer Study IV, VenUS IV): a randomised controlled trial
    Rebecca L Ashby
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Lancet 383:871-9. 2014
    ..We have therefore compared the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two-layer compression hosiery with the four-layer bandage for the treatment of such ulcers...
  13. doi request reprint VenUS IV (Venous leg Ulcer Study IV) - compression hosiery compared with compression bandaging in the treatment of venous leg ulcers: a randomised controlled trial, mixed-treatment comparison and decision-analytic model
    Rebecca L Ashby
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, York, UK
    Health Technol Assess 18:1-293, v-vi. 2014
    ..However, little robust evidence exists about the effectiveness of two-layer hosiery for ulcer healing and no previous trials have compared two-layer hosiery delivering 'high' compression with the 4LB...
  14. doi request reprint Repeat dose opioids may be effective for breathlessness in chronic heart failure if given for long enough
    Stephen G Oxberry
    Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    J Palliat Med 16:250-5. 2013
    ..The longer-term effects of opioids for breathlessness are not known in people with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  15. pmc Use of weekly, low dose, high frequency ultrasound for hard to heal venous leg ulcers: the VenUS III randomised controlled trial
    Judith M Watson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    BMJ 342:d1092. 2011
    ..To assess the clinical effectiveness of weekly delivery of low dose, high frequency therapeutic ultrasound in conjunction with standard care for hard to heal venous leg ulcers...
  16. pmc Acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome: primary care based pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:150. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome in primary care when provided as an adjunct to usual care...
  17. pmc Four layer bandage compared with short stretch bandage for venous leg ulcers: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials with data from individual patients
    Susan O'Meara
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 338:b1344. 2009
    ..To compare the effectiveness of two types of compression treatment (four layer bandage and short stretch bandage) in people with venous leg ulceration...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers
    Susan M O'Meara
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 20:263-76. 2012
    ..Evaluations of volume measurement were of poor quality, and there were few data on feasibility. Further primary research is needed to evaluate methods of wound measurement used in clinical practice...
  19. doi request reprint Short-term opioids for breathlessness in stable chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephen G Oxberry
    Department of Health Sciences, Hull York Medical School, York University, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:1006-12. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of oral opioids vs. placebo on breathlessness in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  20. pmc Acupuncture, Counseling, and Usual care for Depression (ACUDep): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Trials 13:209. 2012
    ..Our aim is to conduct a full-scale RCT to determine the clinical and cost effectiveness of acupuncture and counseling compared to usual care alone. We will explore the experiences and perspectives of patients and practitioners...
  21. doi request reprint Environmental assessment and modification to prevent falls in older people
    Alison C Pighills
    Department of Health Sciences, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:26-33. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an environmental falls prevention intervention delivered by qualified occupational therapists or unqualified trained assessors...
  22. pmc Larval therapy for leg ulcers (VenUS II): randomised controlled trial
    Jo C Dumville
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMJ 338:b773. 2009
    ..To compare the clinical effectiveness of larval therapy with a standard debridement technique (hydrogel) for sloughy or necrotic leg ulcers...
  23. pmc Homeopathy for mental fatigue: lessons from a randomized, triple blind, placebo-controlled cross-over clinical trial
    Michael Emmans Dean
    Dept of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:167. 2012
    ..The aim of this exploratory trial was to assess the effectiveness of Kali phos 6x for attention problems associated with mental fatigue...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome an exploratory randomised controlled trial
    Julie A Reynolds
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Acupunct Med 26:8-16. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to establish variability in the primary outcome measure to enable a sample size to be calculated for a full scale trial, and to explore feasibility and design criteria...
  25. ncbi request reprint Agreement between methods of measurement with multiple observations per individual
    J Martin Bland
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Biopharm Stat 17:571-82. 2007
    ..In this paper we describe methods for analysing such clustered observations, both when the underlying quantity is assumed to be changing and when it is not...