S Brealey

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Development of the knee quality of life (KQoL-26) 26-item questionnaire: data quality, reliability, validity and responsiveness
    Andrew M Garratt
    National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, PB 23, Vinderen, 0319 Oslo, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:48. 2008
  2. pmc Acupuncture for pain and osteoarthritis of the knee: a pilot study for an open parallel-arm randomised controlled trial
    Harriet Lansdown
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:130. 2009
  3. pmc Protocol for the ProFHER (PROximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation) trial: a pragmatic multi-centre randomised controlled trial of surgical versus non-surgical treatment for proximal fracture of the humerus in adults
    Helen Handoll
    Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences, Health Sciences and Social Care Institute, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley TS1 3BA, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:140. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effects of image interpretation: an evaluative framework
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, Alcuin College, The University of York, Heslington, York YO1 5DD, U K
    Clin Radiol 56:341-7. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Bivariate meta-analysis of sensitivity and specificity of radiographers' plain radiograph reporting in clinical practice
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Br J Radiol 82:600-4. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Using postal randomization to replace telephone randomization had no significant effect on recruitment of patients
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1046-51. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Are you reading what we are reading? The effect of who interprets medical images on estimates of diagnostic test accuracy in systematic reviews
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Br J Radiol 80:674-7. 2007
  8. pmc Influence of magnetic resonance of the knee on GPs' decisions: a randomised trial
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD
    Br J Gen Pract 57:622-9. 2007
  9. pmc Improving response rates using a monetary incentive for patient completion of questionnaires: an observational study
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:12. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of reference standard related bias in studies of plain radiograph reading performance: a meta-regression
    S D Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    Br J Radiol 80:406-13. 2007

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Publications22

  1. pmc Development of the knee quality of life (KQoL-26) 26-item questionnaire: data quality, reliability, validity and responsiveness
    Andrew M Garratt
    National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, PB 23, Vinderen, 0319 Oslo, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:48. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Acupuncture for pain and osteoarthritis of the knee: a pilot study for an open parallel-arm randomised controlled trial
    Harriet Lansdown
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:130. 2009
    ..These objectives include establishing potential recruitment rates, appropriate validated outcome measures, attendance levels for acupuncture treatment, loss to follow up and the sample size for a full scale trial...
  3. pmc Protocol for the ProFHER (PROximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation) trial: a pragmatic multi-centre randomised controlled trial of surgical versus non-surgical treatment for proximal fracture of the humerus in adults
    Helen Handoll
    Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences, Health Sciences and Social Care Institute, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley TS1 3BA, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:140. 2009
    ..In particular it is not clear whether surgery gives better outcomes than non-surgical management. Currently there is much variation in the use of surgery and a lack of good quality evidence to inform this decision...
  4. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effects of image interpretation: an evaluative framework
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, Alcuin College, The University of York, Heslington, York YO1 5DD, U K
    Clin Radiol 56:341-7. 2001
    ..Brealey, S.(2001). Clinical Radiology56, 341-347...
  5. doi request reprint Bivariate meta-analysis of sensitivity and specificity of radiographers' plain radiograph reporting in clinical practice
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Br J Radiol 82:600-4. 2009
    ..The bivariate model is an improvement on pooling sensitivity and specificity separately when there is a threshold effect, and it is the preferred method of choice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Using postal randomization to replace telephone randomization had no significant effect on recruitment of patients
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1046-51. 2007
    ..To test the effect of postal randomization on recruitment of patients into a randomized trial in primary care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Are you reading what we are reading? The effect of who interprets medical images on estimates of diagnostic test accuracy in systematic reviews
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Br J Radiol 80:674-7. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Influence of magnetic resonance of the knee on GPs' decisions: a randomised trial
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD
    Br J Gen Pract 57:622-9. 2007
    ..Early and accurate diagnosis of patients with knee problems may prevent the onset of chronic problems such as osteoarthritis, a common cause of disability in older people consulting their GP...
  9. pmc Improving response rates using a monetary incentive for patient completion of questionnaires: an observational study
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:12. 2007
    ..To improve response rates in our trial in primary care we tested the effect of introducing an unconditional direct payment of 5 pounds for the completion of postal questionnaires...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of reference standard related bias in studies of plain radiograph reading performance: a meta-regression
    S D Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    Br J Radiol 80:406-13. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc The DAMASK trial protocol: a pragmatic randomised trial to evaluate whether GPs should have direct access to MRI for patients with suspected internal derangement of the knee
    Stephen D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:133. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to resolve uncertainty whether GPs should refer patients with suspected internal derangement of the knee for MRI or to an orthopaedic specialist in secondary care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of radiographers red dot or triage of accident and emergency radiographs in clinical practice: a systematic review
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York
    Clin Radiol 61:604-15. 2006
    ..To determine the accuracy of radiographers red dot or triage of accident and emergency (A&E) radiographs in clinical practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Radiographers and radiologists reporting plain radiograph requests from accident and emergency and general practice
    S D Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Clin Radiol 60:710-7. 2005
    ..To assess selectively trained radiographers and consultant radiologists reporting plain radiographs for the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) and general practitioners (GPs) within a typical hospital setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of radiographer plain radiograph reporting in clinical practice: a meta-analysis
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Clin Radiol 60:232-41. 2005
    ..To determine the accuracy of radiographer plain radiograph reporting in clinical practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint The costs and effects of introducing selectively trained radiographers to an A&E reporting service: a retrospective controlled before and after study
    S Brealey
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Br J Radiol 78:499-505. 2005
    ..There was a saving of 361 pounds per annum to the X-ray Department. In conclusion this study provides further evidence that selectively trained radiographers can accurately report A&E plain radiographs and at no additional cost...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bias in plain film reading performance studies
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, University of York, York YO1 5DD, UK
    Br J Radiol 74:307-16. 2001
    ..An understanding of these biases is essential when designing such studies and when interpreting the results of existing studies...
  17. pmc The effect of waiting times from general practitioner referral to MRI or orthopaedic consultation for the knee on patient-based outcomes
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Br J Radiol 85:e1134-9. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Observer agreement in the reporting of knee and lumbar spine magnetic resonance (MR) imaging examinations: selectively trained MR radiographers and consultant radiologists compared with an index radiologist
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 82:e597-605. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Accident and emergency and general practitioner plain radiograph reporting by radiographers and radiologists: a quasi-randomized controlled trial
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Br J Radiol 76:57-61. 2003
    ..It may be feasible to expand the reporting role of suitably trained radiographers to include plain radiograph X-ray examinations for all A&E patients and for GP patients, with no detriment to the quality of reports...
  20. ncbi request reprint Review article: methodological standards in radiographer plain film reading performance studies
    S Brealey
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO1 5DD, UK
    Br J Radiol 75:107-13. 2002
    ..Careful consideration of these standards is an essential component of study quality and hence the validity of the evidence base used to underpin radiographic reporting policy...
  21. pmc The EVERT (effective verruca treatments) trial protocol: a randomised controlled trial to evaluate cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of verrucae
    E Sarah Cockayne
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Trials 11:12. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Methods to identify postnatal depression in primary care: an integrated evidence synthesis and value of information analysis
    C Hewitt
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:1-145, 147-230. 2009
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