John E Brazier

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Quality of life of people with mental health problems: a synthesis of qualitative research
    Janice Connell
    Health Services Research, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:138. 2012
  2. pmc An assessment of the construct validity of the ASCOT measure of social care-related quality of life with older people
    Juliette N Malley
    Personal Social Services Research Unit and Quality and Outcomes of Person Centred Care Research Unit, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT27NF, UK Personal Social Services Research Unit and Quality and Outcomesof Person Centred Care Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:21. 2012
  3. 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
  4. pmc Development and validation of a preference based measure derived from the Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Review (CAMPHOR) for use in cost utility analyses
    Stephen P McKenna
    Galen Research Ltd, Enterprise House, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester, M15 6SE, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:65. 2008
  5. pmc Mapping onto Eq-5 D for patients in poor health
    Matthijs M Versteegh
    iMTA iBMG, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:141. 2010
  6. 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
  7. pmc Mapping SF-36 onto the EQ-5D index: how reliable is the relationship?
    Donna Rowen
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:27. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A review of studies mapping (or cross walking) non-preference based measures of health to generic preference-based measures
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 11:215-25. 2010
  9. pmc The impact of adding an extra dimension to a preference-based measure
    John Brazier
    University of Sheffield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 73:245-53. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Should patients have a greater role in valuing health states?
    John Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:201-8. 2005

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Publications66

  1. pmc Quality of life of people with mental health problems: a synthesis of qualitative research
    Janice Connell
    Health Services Research, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:138. 2012
    ..To identify the domains of quality of life important to people with mental health problems...
  2. pmc An assessment of the construct validity of the ASCOT measure of social care-related quality of life with older people
    Juliette N Malley
    Personal Social Services Research Unit and Quality and Outcomes of Person Centred Care Research Unit, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT27NF, UK Personal Social Services Research Unit and Quality and Outcomesof Person Centred Care Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:21. 2012
    ..This paper aims to demonstrate the construct validity of the ASCOT attributes...
  3. 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..
  4. pmc Development and validation of a preference based measure derived from the Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Review (CAMPHOR) for use in cost utility analyses
    Stephen P McKenna
    Galen Research Ltd, Enterprise House, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester, M15 6SE, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:65. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a preference based measure from the CAMPHOR that could be used in cost-utility analyses...
  5. pmc Mapping onto Eq-5 D for patients in poor health
    Matthijs M Versteegh
    iMTA iBMG, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:141. 2010
    ..Currently there are no guidelines on how to deal with this problem. This paper is concerned with the question of why overestimation of EQ-5 D utility values occurs for patients in poor health, and explores possible solutions...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Mapping SF-36 onto the EQ-5D index: how reliable is the relationship?
    Donna Rowen
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:27. 2009
    ..This paper examines whether mapping approaches are reliable and accurate in terms of their predictions for a large and varied UK patient dataset...
  8. ncbi request reprint A review of studies mapping (or cross walking) non-preference based measures of health to generic preference-based measures
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 11:215-25. 2010
    ..Most testing in the literature occurs at the individual level yet the main purpose of these functions is to predict mean values for subgroups of patients, hence more testing is required...
  9. pmc The impact of adding an extra dimension to a preference-based measure
    John Brazier
    University of Sheffield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 73:245-53. 2011
    ..Our results cast doubt on this assumption, implying that the chosen measure must contain all important and relevant dimensions in its classification system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Should patients have a greater role in valuing health states?
    John Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:201-8. 2005
    ..There is a case for obtaining better informed general population preferences by providing more information on what it is like for patients (including the process of adaptation)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating a preference-based index from the Japanese SF-36
    John E Brazier
    University of Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1323-31. 2009
    ..The main objective of the study was to estimate a preference-based Short Form (SF)-6D index from the SF-36 for Japan and compare it with the UK results...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimation of a preference-based index from a condition-specific measure: the King's Health Questionnaire
    John Brazier
    Section of Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Med Decis Making 28:113-26. 2008
    ..Generic preference-based measures of health may not adequately cover the impact of some conditions. There is therefore increasing interest in developing condition-specific preference-based measures...
  13. ncbi request reprint 'Is there a case for using visual analogue scale valuations in CUA' by Parkin and Devlin. A response: 'yes there is a case, but what does it add to ordinal data?'
    John Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 16:645-7; discussion 649-51. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the EQ-5D and SF-6D across seven patient groups
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 13:873-84. 2004
    ..Further research is required to fully understand the respective roles of the descriptive systems and the valuation methods and to examine the implications for estimates of the impact of health care interventions...
  15. ncbi request reprint The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-36
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Health Econ 21:271-92. 2002
    ..These problems must be weighed against the rich descriptive ability of the SF-6D, and the potential application of these models to existing and future SF-36 data set...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measures of health-related quality of life in an imperfect world: a comment on Dowie
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Health Econ 11:17-9; discussion 21-2. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimating a preference-based single index for the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Lite (IWQOL-Lite) instrument from the SF-6D
    John E Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 7:490-8. 2004
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  18. doi request reprint Estimating preference-based single index measures for dementia using DEMQOL and DEMQOL-Proxy
    Donna Rowen
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 15:346-56. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint The use of rasch analysis in reducing a large condition-specific instrument for preference valuation: the case of moving from AQLQ to AQL-5D
    Tracey A Young
    School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 31:195-210. 2011
    ..The method is recommended for use alongside classical psychometric testing to aid in the development of preference-based measures...
  20. pmc What is the relationship between the minimally important difference and health state utility values? The case of the SF-6D
    Stephen J Walters
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:4. 2003
    ..Empirical work is required to determine what is the smallest change in SF-6D scores that can be regarded as important and meaningful for health professionals, patients and other stakeholders...
  21. ncbi request reprint The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-12
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Care 42:851-9. 2004
    ..It has become widely used in clinical trials and routine outcome assessment because of its brevity and psychometric performance, but it cannot be used in economic evaluation in its current form...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mapping between Visual Analogue Scale and Standard Gamble data; results from the UK Health Utilities Index 2 valuation survey
    Katherine J Stevens
    Health Economics and Decision Science, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 15:527-33. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate that further work is required to examine the appropriateness of the published M-MAUFs for the Health Utilities Indices...
  23. pmc Estimating a preference-based index for a menopause specific health quality of life questionnaire
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:13. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to develop a menopause-specific, preference-based health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) index reflecting both menopausal symptoms and potential side-effects of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)...
  24. pmc A randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness evaluation of "booster" interventions to sustain increases in physical activity in middle-aged adults in deprived urban neighbourhoods
    Daniel Hind
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:3. 2010
    ..This study assesses whether it is worth providing motivational interviews, three months after giving initial advice, to those who have become more active...
  25. ncbi request reprint Utility scores for the Health Utilities Index Mark 2: an empirical assessment of alternative mapping functions
    Christopher J McCabe
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, ScHARR, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Care 43:627-35. 2005
    ..This transformation has been the subject of much debate. To date, the literature has concentrated upon the mapping functions themselves. We examine whether alternative mapping functions produce more accurate utility predictions...
  26. doi request reprint Developing preference-based health measures: using Rasch analysis to generate health state values
    Tracey A Young
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Qual Life Res 19:907-17. 2010
    ..This study develops methods for deriving and valuing health states for a condition-specific preference-based measure where items are not independent...
  27. doi request reprint The development of a QALY measure for epilepsy: NEWQOL-6D
    Brendan Mulhern
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 24:36-43. 2012
    ..This study is the first attempt to derive an epilepsy-specific QALY measure, and the utility values can be used in the economic evaluation of emerging technologies for epilepsy...
  28. doi request reprint A systematic review of health-related quality of life instruments used for people with venous ulcers: an assessment of their suitability and psychometric properties
    Simon J Palfreyman
    Smith and Nephew Foundation, Sheffield Vascular Institute, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:2673-703. 2010
    ..To review the quality of life questionnaires used to measure the impact of venous ulceration and to evaluate their psychometric properties...
  29. doi request reprint Estimating a preference-based index for a 5-dimensional health state classification for asthma derived from the asthma quality of life questionnaire
    Yaling Yang
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 31:281-91. 2011
    ..This article presents a valuation study to estimate a preference-based index for a 5-dimensional health state classification for asthma (AQL-5D) derived from the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the minimally important difference for two health state utility measures: EQ-5D and SF-6D
    Stephen J Walters
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Qual Life Res 14:1523-32. 2005
    ..Empirical work is required to determine what the smallest change is in utility scores that can be regarded as important and whether this change in utility value is constant across measures and conditions...
  31. doi request reprint A comparison of patient and general population weightings of EQ-5D dimensions
    Rachel Mann
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 18:363-72. 2009
    ..A further regression analysis suggests that the magnitude of disagreement between patient self-rated VAS model and the population VAS model depends on the patients' condition...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does the whole equal the sum of the parts? Patient-assigned utility scores for IBS-related health states and profiles
    John Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 15:543-51. 2006
    ....
  33. pmc Cost effectiveness of a community based exercise programme in over 65 year olds: cluster randomised trial
    James F Munro
    Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1004-10. 2004
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of a community based exercise programme as a population wide public health intervention for older adults...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of intravenous drug use on quality of life for patients with venous ulcers
    Simon J Palfreyman
    Academic Vascular Unit, Coleridge House, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    J Adv Nurs 58:458-67. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to examine, from the perspective of patients, the impact of venous leg ulcers on health-related quality of life in current and former intravenous drug users and the general population...
  35. doi request reprint Clustering Rasch results: a novel method for developing rheumatoid arthritis states for use in valuation studies
    Helen M McTaggart-Cowan
    School ofHealth and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Value Health 13:787-95. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe a novel application of Rasch and cluster analyses in the development of three rheumatoid arthritis health states...
  36. ncbi request reprint Valuing health States for use in cost-effectiveness analysis
    John Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science and NICE Decision Support Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:769-79. 2008
    ....
  37. pmc Estimating a preference-based index from the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome Measure (CORE-OM): valuation of CORE-6D
    Ifigeneia Mavranezouli
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Med Decis Making 33:381-95. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Improving the measurement of QALYs in dementia: developing patient- and carer-reported health state classification systems using Rasch analysis
    Brendan Mulhern
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 15:323-33. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The first stage of developing preference-based measures: constructing a health-state classification using Rasch analysis
    Tracey Young
    School of Health and Related Research, HEDS University of Sheffield, Regent Court 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:253-65. 2009
    ..To set out the methodological process for using Rasch analysis alongside classical psychometric methods in the development of a health-state classification that is amenable to valuation...
  40. doi request reprint Using Rasch analysis to form plausible health states amenable to valuation: the development of CORE-6D from a measure of common mental health problems (CORE-OM)
    Ifigeneia Mavranezouli
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Qual Life Res 20:321-33. 2011
    ..To describe a new approach for deriving a preference-based index from a condition specific measure that uses Rasch analysis to develop health states...
  41. ncbi request reprint Populating an economic model with health state utility values: moving toward better practice
    Roberta Ara
    University of Shefield, Shefield, UK
    Value Health 13:509-18. 2010
    ..Despite this, there is no guidance on the preferred techniques and little research describing the effect on cost per quality adjusted life-year (QALY) results when using the different methods...
  42. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patient and population values for health states in varicose veins patients
    Julie Ratcliffe
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 16:395-405. 2007
    ..The results also suggest that the variant of elicitation technique may be more important than the source of those values in revealing discrepancies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using rank data to estimate health state utility models
    Christopher McCabe
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Health Econ 25:418-31. 2006
    ..Our research indicates that ordinal data have the potential to provide useful insights into community health state preferences. However, important questions remain...
  44. ncbi request reprint In or out? Income losses in health state valuations: a review
    Carl Tilling
    School of Health and Related Research, Department of Economics, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 13:298-305. 2010
    ..Alternatively, if respondents do not consider income losses then all past economic evaluations that have not included PC in the numerator have failed to account for sizeable societal costs...
  45. ncbi request reprint A stated preference binary choice experiment to explore NICE decision making
    Paul Tappenden
    School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:685-93. 2007
    ..To explore whether the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) takes account of concerns other than just incremental cost effectiveness in commissioning healthcare services...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of valuation methods used to generate the EQ-5D and the SF-6D value sets
    Aki Tsuchiya
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    J Health Econ 25:334-46. 2006
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  47. ncbi request reprint Health state values for the HUI 2 descriptive system: results from a UK survey
    Christopher McCabe
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 14:231-44. 2005
    ..These problems must be balanced against concerns over the validity of using the VAS based health state valuation data of the original HUI2 valuation model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Estimating a preference-based single index from the Overactive Bladder Questionnaire
    Yaling Yang
    School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, UK
    Value Health 12:159-66. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Predicting the short form-6D preference-based index using the eight mean short form-36 health dimension scores: estimating preference-based health-related utilities when patient level data are not available
    Roberta Ara
    Health Economics and Decision Science, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
    Value Health 12:346-53. 2009
    ..The objective is to derive an algorithm to predict a cohort preference-based short form-6D (short form-6D) score using the eight mean health dimension scores from the short form-36 (SF-36) when patient level data are not available...
  50. ncbi request reprint Multi-attribute utility function or statistical inference models: a comparison of health state valuation models using the HUI2 health state classification system
    Katherine Stevens
    Health Economics and Decision Science HEDS, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Health Econ 26:992-1002. 2007
    ..The statistical inference model predicts more accurately than the one based on MAUT. We discuss possible explanations for the differences in performance, the importance of the findings, and implications for future research...
  51. ncbi request reprint Deriving an algorithm to convert the eight mean SF-36 dimension scores into a mean EQ-5D preference-based score from published studies (where patient level data are not available)
    Roberta Ara
    The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 11:1131-43. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to derive a method to predict a mean cohort EQ-5D preference-based index score using published mean statistics of the eight dimension scores describing the SF-36 health profile...
  52. ncbi request reprint The role of patient preferences in cost-effectiveness analysis: a conflict of values?
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:705-12. 2009
    ..e. the current rule), then also making available those treatments that are cheaper than the most cost-effective therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint The impact of age-related macular degeneration on health status utility values
    Mireia Espallargues
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, UK
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4016-23. 2005
    ..To estimate health status utility values in patients with age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) associated with visual impairments, by using preference-based measures of health...
  54. doi request reprint Using health state utility values from the general population to approximate baselines in decision analytic models when condition-specific data are not available
    Roberta Ara
    The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 14:539-45. 2011
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Measuring and valuing mental health for use in economic evaluation
    John Brazier
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:70-5. 2008
    ..It also considers a proposal to develop an entirely new QALY measure in mental health...
  56. pmc Predicting preference-based utility values using partial proportional odds models
    Roberta Ara
    University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research, 30 Regent Street, Regent Court, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    BMC Res Notes 7:438. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore the benefits of response mapping onto health dimension profiles to generate preference-based utility scores using partial proportional odds models (PPOM)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and cost impact of irritable bowel syndrome in a UK primary care setting
    Ron L Akehurst
    School of Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield S1 4DA, United Kingdom
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:455-62. 2002
    ..To identify the impact of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), time off work and the utilisation and cost of health services...
  58. ncbi request reprint Tailored psychotherapy for patients with functional neurological symptoms: a pilot study
    Markus Reuber
    Academic Unit of Neurology, Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:625-32. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Clodronate reduces the incidence of fractures in community-dwelling elderly women unselected for osteoporosis: results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study
    Eugene V McCloskey
    Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    J Bone Miner Res 22:135-41. 2007
    ..The effect occurred in the absence of systematic calcium and vitamin D supplementation and was observed across a wide range of BMDs...
  60. ncbi request reprint Modelling covariates for the SF-6D standard gamble health state preference data using a nonparametric Bayesian method
    Samer Kharroubi
    University of York, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:1242-52. 2007
    ..Adjusting for covariates in the UK sample made little difference to mean health state values. The paper discusses the implications of these results for policy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the HUI3 with the SF-36 preference based SF-6D in a clinical trial setting
    Hind T Hatoum
    Hind T Hatoum and Company, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Value Health 7:602-9. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that the Health Utilities Index Mark III (HUI3) and the SF-6D, based on the SF-36, generate similar health state values, and to test and compare their discriminant validity and responsiveness...
  62. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four indirect methods of assessing utility values in rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlo A Marra
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Med Care 42:1125-31. 2004
    ..It is not clear whether available instruments yield similar results or what domains of health are contributing to the overall score in a sample of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  63. ncbi request reprint A comparison of generic, indirect utility measures (the HUI2, HUI3, SF-6D, and the EQ-5D) and disease-specific instruments (the RAQoL and the HAQ) in rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlo A Marra
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, 717 828 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Soc Sci Med 60:1571-82. 2005
    ..We conclude that the all of the preference-based utility measures that were evaluated appear to adequately discriminate across levels of RA severity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Are indirect utility measures reliable and responsive in rheumatoid arthritis patients?
    Carlo A Marra
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:1333-44. 2005
    ..Therefore, we examined the reliability and responsiveness of these measures and the Rheumatoid Arthritis Quality of Life (RAQoL) and the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) in a sample of RA patients...
  65. ncbi request reprint The validity of generic and condition-specific preference-based instruments: the ability to discriminate asthma control status
    Helen M McTaggart-Cowan
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, 7th Floor, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Z 1L8
    Qual Life Res 17:453-62. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the validity of generic and condition-specific preference-based instruments, in terms of their ability to distinguish asthma control...
  66. ncbi request reprint Modelling SF-6D health state preference data using a nonparametric Bayesian method
    Samer A Kharroubi
    Department of Mathematics, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Health Econ 26:597-612. 2007
    ..The two models are compared theoretically and in terms of empirical performance. The paper discusses the implications of these results for future applications of the SF-6D and further work in this field...