Stirling Bryan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for the investigation of knee injuries: an investigation of preferences
    S Bryan
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Health Econ 7:595-603. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis and formulary decision making in England: findings from research
    Iestyn P Williams
    The Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Park House Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:2116-29. 2007
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc A randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in the over 65s: (SAFE) [ISRCTN19633732]
    Dawn Swancutt
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:12. 2004
  6. pmc Protocol for Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study (BAFTA): a randomised controlled trial of warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in the management of atrial fibrillation in an elderly primary care population [ISRCTN89345269]
    Jonathan W F Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 3:9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint QALY-maximisation and public preferences: results from a general population survey
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ 11:679-93. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Seeing the NICE side of cost-effectiveness analysis: a qualitative investigation of the use of CEA in NICE technology appraisals
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ 16:179-93. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The myth of agency and patient choice in health care? The case of drug treatments to prevent coronary disease
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2698-701. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring health-related utility: why the disparity between EQ-5D and SF-6D?
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 6:253-60. 2005

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for the investigation of knee injuries: an investigation of preferences
    S Bryan
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Health Econ 7:595-603. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis and formulary decision making in England: findings from research
    Iestyn P Williams
    The Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Park House Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:2116-29. 2007
    ..This would help to establish the ways in which the routine use of cost-effectiveness analysis might become a reality...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc A randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in the over 65s: (SAFE) [ISRCTN19633732]
    Dawn Swancutt
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:12. 2004
    ..The value of clinical assessment and echocardiography as additional methods of risk stratification for thromboembolic disease in patients with AF were also evaluated...
  6. pmc Protocol for Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study (BAFTA): a randomised controlled trial of warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in the management of atrial fibrillation in an elderly primary care population [ISRCTN89345269]
    Jonathan W F Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 3:9. 2003
    ..The Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged (BAFTA) study will provide evidence of the risks and benefits of warfarin versus aspirin for the prevention of stroke for older people with AF in a primary care setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint QALY-maximisation and public preferences: results from a general population survey
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ 11:679-93. 2002
    ..The data are, however, at odds with reports from various previous studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seeing the NICE side of cost-effectiveness analysis: a qualitative investigation of the use of CEA in NICE technology appraisals
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ 16:179-93. 2007
    ..Other issues highlighted include perceived weaknesses in analysis methods and the poor alignment between the health maximisation objectives assumed in economic analyses and the range of other objectives facing decision-makers in reality...
  9. ncbi request reprint The myth of agency and patient choice in health care? The case of drug treatments to prevent coronary disease
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2698-701. 2006
    ..Therefore, if choice is to be a real driver of change in health care it needs to encompass patient empowerment and be based on a more collaborative approach to decision making between patients and professionals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring health-related utility: why the disparity between EQ-5D and SF-6D?
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 6:253-60. 2005
    ..Second, much of the large discrepancy between the results generated using the two instruments appears to stem from very different valuations being placed on similar health states...
  11. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for investigation of the knee joint: a clinical and economic evaluation
    Stirling Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, Brunel University, Birmingham, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:222-9. 2004
    ..The aim of the study reported here was to investigate whether the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) impacts on the clinical management of patients presenting with chronic knee problems, reduces costs, and improves patient outcome...
  12. ncbi request reprint Proxy completion of EQ-5D in patients with dementia
    S Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Qual Life Res 14:107-18. 2005
    ..The results of this study suggest that using carefully matched sets of measures and assessment perspectives may produce more valid EQ-5D health state descriptions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Preference measurement using conjoint methods: an empirical investigation of reliability
    S Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ 9:385-95. 2000
    ..This investigation of conjoint reliability was framed using the clinical context of investigation and treatment of knee injuries. A high level of reliability at both the input data and results levels was demonstrated...
  14. pmc Targets and self-management for the control of blood pressure in stroke and at risk groups (TASMIN-SR): protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Claire O'Brien
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:21. 2013
    ..This trial therefore aims to assess the added value of self-management in high risk groups over and above usual care...
  15. ncbi request reprint How should cost-effectiveness analysis be used in health technology coverage decisions? Evidence from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence approach
    Iestyn Williams
    Health Services Management Centre, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:73-9. 2007
    ..We carried out a case study of the NICE Appraisals Committee to explore the influence and use of economic evaluation in the decision-making process...
  16. doi request reprint Telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension (TASMINH2): a randomised controlled trial
    Richard J McManus
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham and National Institute for Health Research NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 376:163-72. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether self-management by people with poorly controlled hypertension resulted in better blood pressure control compared with usual care...
  17. pmc Cost effectiveness of home based population screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in the UK: economic evaluation of chlamydia screening studies (ClaSS) project
    Tracy E Roberts
    Health Economics Facility, HSMC, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, Switzerland
    BMJ 335:291. 2007
    ..To investigate the cost effectiveness of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis compared with a policy of no organised screening in the United Kingdom...
  18. ncbi request reprint The long-term cost-effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy with or without an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Guiqing Yao
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eur Heart J 28:42-51. 2007
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of warfarin versus aspirin in patients older than 75 years with atrial fibrillation
    Sue Jowett
    Health Economics Unit, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Stroke 42:1717-21. 2011
    ..Although the benefits of reduced stroke risk outweigh the risks of bleeding, the cost effectiveness of warfarin in this patient population has not yet been established...
  20. doi request reprint Costs and health outcomes of intermediate care: results from five UK case study sites
    Billingsley Kaambwa
    Formerly Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2RT, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 16:573-81. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Midterm cost-effectiveness of the liver transplantation program of England and Wales for three disease groups
    Louise Longworth
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    Liver Transpl 9:1295-307. 2003
    ..Cost-effectiveness estimates were poorer for patients with ALD over the 27-month period than for patients with PBC or PSC. This in part reflects the costs of the higher number of ALD patients assessed for each transplant...
  22. pmc Do the methods used to analyse missing data really matter? An examination of data from an observational study of Intermediate Care patients
    Billingsley Kaambwa
    Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BMC Res Notes 5:330. 2012
    ..Differences in results were gauged by examining the signs of coefficients as well as the sizes of both coefficients and associated standard errors...
  23. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension: telemonitoring and self-management in hypertension. [ISRCTN17585681]
    Richard J McManus
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Primary Care and Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:6. 2009
    ..Self-management of hypertension is an under researched area in which potential benefits for both patients and professionals are great...
  24. pmc Healthcare and patient costs of a proactive chlamydia screening programme: the Chlamydia Screening Studies project
    Suzanne Robinson
    Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:276-81. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Mapping utility scores from the Barthel index
    Billingsley Kaambwa
    Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 14:231-41. 2013
    ..Sometimes, information on other non-utility outcome measures may have been collected. This paper examines the possibility of mapping the EQ-5D from a non-utility-based outcome, the Barthel index...
  26. ncbi request reprint An empirical comparison of EQ-5D and SF-6D in liver transplant patients
    Louise Longworth
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, UK
    Health Econ 12:1061-7. 2003
    ..The data are consistent with a view that the SF-6D does not describe health states at the lower end of the utility scale but is more sensitive than EQ-5D in detecting small changes towards the top of the scale...
  27. ncbi request reprint Modelling in the economic evaluation of health care: selecting the appropriate approach
    Pelham Barton
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:110-8. 2004
    ..To provide an overview of alternative approaches to modelling in economic evaluation, and to highlight situations where each of the alternative modelling techniques should be employed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding the limited impact of economic evaluation in health care resource allocation: a conceptual framework
    Iestyn Williams
    Health Economics Facility, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Policy 80:135-43. 2007
    ..Finally, we discuss indirect or 'enlightenment' models of research utilisation and the implications of these for the community of health economists...
  29. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of newer drugs as add-on therapy for children with focal epilepsies
    Emma J Frew
    Health Economics Facility, HSMC, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, United Kingdom
    Seizure 16:99-112. 2007
    ..This paper presents an individual patient-sampling model to assess the cost-effectiveness of using newer AEDs as add-on therapy in line with UK prescribing guidance...
  30. doi request reprint Intrapartum tests for group B streptococcus: accuracy and acceptability of screening
    J P Daniels
    University of Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 118:257-65. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality of life instruments in studies of menorrhagia: a systematic review
    T Justin Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham BI5 2TG, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 104:96-104. 2002
    ..e. on issues which are of importance to patients and reflect their experiences and concerns (clinical face validity). The objective was to assess the quality of QoL instruments in studies of menorrhagia...
  32. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of computer-assisted anticoagulant dosage: results from the European Action on Anticoagulation (EAA) multicentre study
    S Jowett
    Health Economics, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
    J Thromb Haemost 7:1482-90. 2009
    ..An economic evaluation has been performed to investigate the cost-effectiveness of computer-assisted dosing in comparison with manual dosing in patients on oral anticoagulant therapy...
  33. pmc Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis: a systematic review of the economic evaluations and modelling
    T E Roberts
    Health Economics Facility, HSMC, University of Birmingham, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:193-200; discussion 201. 2006
    ..To review systematically and critically, evidence used to derive estimates of costs and cost effectiveness of chlamydia screening...
  34. doi request reprint Pilot randomised controlled trial of occupational therapy to optimise independence in Parkinson's disease: the PD OT trial
    C E Clarke
    Department of Neurology, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:976-8. 2009
    ..To perform a pilot trial of occupational therapy (OT) to optimise functional independence in Parkinson disease (PD) to assess accrual/withdrawal rates, acceptability, outcome measures, and inform sample-size calculation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Patterns, costs and cost-effectiveness of care in a trial of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    L J Billingham
    Cancer Research UK Trials Unit, Institute for Cancer Studies, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Lung Cancer 37:219-25. 2002
    ..Chemotherapy was found to be more costly than standard palliative care, mainly due to the increased number of hospital in-patient days...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing clinicians' decisions to prescribe medication to prevent coronary heart disease
    S Greenfield
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:77-84. 2005
    ..The study aimed to identify issues voluntarily raised by clinicians surrounding the decision to prescribe preventive treatment for CHD...
  37. ncbi request reprint Infliximab for the treatment of ulcerative colitis
    C Hyde
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:7-11. 2009
    ..The summary of the NICE guidance issued in April 2008 as a result of the STA states that: infliximab is not recommended for the treatment of subacute manifestations of moderately to severely active UC...
  38. pmc Patient costs in anticoagulation management: a comparison of primary and secondary care
    D Parry
    Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 51:972-6. 2001
    ..This study also demonstrates that the perspective adopted in an economic evaluation can influence the final result...
  39. pmc Predictors of patients' preferences for treatments to prevent heart disease
    T Marshall
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Heart 92:1651-5. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between expressed preferences for drug treatment to prevent coronary disease and several participant and general practitioner characteristics among patients attending coronary risk screening...
  40. ncbi request reprint EQ-5D in patients with dementia: an investigation of inter-rater agreement
    W Coucill
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, England, UK
    Med Care 39:760-71. 2001
    ..There are difficulties in obtaining health-related quality of life (HRQL) data from patients with dementia due to variation in their cognitive ability, degree of insight and capacity to make judgments. The use of proxies is one solution...
  41. pmc Targets and self monitoring in hypertension: randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness analysis
    R J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 331:493. 2005
    ....
  42. doi request reprint A multinational investigation of time and traveling costs in attending anticoagulation clinics
    Sue Jowett
    Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Center, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Value Health 11:207-12. 2008
    ..The therapy requires regular monitoring and, frequently, dose adjustment. This study aimed to determine the time and traveling costs that patients incur to themselves and society in attending anticoagulation clinics...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy: results from the CARE-HF trial
    Melanie J Calvert
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:2681-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incremental cost per quality adjusted life year (QALY) gained and incremental cost per life year gained of CRT plus medical therapy compared to medical therapy alone...
  44. ncbi request reprint Rapid testing for group B streptococcus during labour: a test accuracy study with evaluation of acceptability and cost-effectiveness
    J Daniels
    University of Birmingham, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:1-154, iii-iv. 2009
    ..To determine the accuracy, acceptability and cost-effectiveness of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and optical immunoassay (OIA) rapid tests for maternal group B streptococcal (GBS) colonisation at labour...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fludarabine as second-line therapy for B cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: a technology assessment
    C Hyde
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-89. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in people aged 65 and over. The SAFE study
    F D R Hobbs
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-74. 2005
    ..Also to evaluate the relative cost-effectiveness of different methods of recording and interpreting the electrocardiogram (ECG) within a screening programme...
  47. pmc An investigation of the construct validity of the ICECAP-A capability measure
    Hareth Al-Janabi
    Health Economics Unit, School of Health and Population Sciences, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Qual Life Res 22:1831-40. 2013
    ..To investigate the construct validity of the ICECAP-A capability wellbeing measure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Assessing health-related quality of life pre- and post-liver transplantation: a prospective multicenter study
    Julie Ratcliffe
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom
    Liver Transpl 8:263-70. 2002
    ....
  49. pmc A randomized trial of the addition of home-based exercise to specialist heart failure nurse care: the Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximisation study for patients with Congestive Heart Failure (BRUM-CHF) study
    Kate Jolly
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Public Health Building, and University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:205-13. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the effectiveness of a home-based exercise programme in addition to specialist heart failure nurse care...
  50. ncbi request reprint The use of modelling to evaluate new drugs for patients with a chronic condition: the case of antibodies against tumour necrosis factor in rheumatoid arthritis
    P Barton
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii, 1-91. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Cervical screening programmes: can automation help? Evidence from systematic reviews, an economic analysis and a simulation modelling exercise applied to the UK
    B H Willis
    ARIF, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:1-207, iii. 2005
    ..To assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding automated image analysis to cervical screening programmes...
  52. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of routine dental checks: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    C Davenport
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 7:iii-v, 1-127. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Rituximab as third-line treatment for refractory or recurrent Stage III or IV follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    B Wake
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-85. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the effectiveness of adalimumab, etanercept and infliximab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in adults and an economic evaluation of their cost-effectiveness
    Y F Chen
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration WMHTAC, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:iii-iv, xi-xiii, 1-229. 2006
    ..This report reviews the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adalimumab, etanercept and infliximab, agents that inhibit tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), when used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults...
  55. ncbi request reprint The use of economic evaluations in NHS decision-making: a review and empirical investigation
    I Williams
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 12:iii, ix-x, 1-175. 2008
    ..To determine the extent to which health economic information is used in health policy decision-making in the UK, and to consider factors associated with the utilisation of such research findings...
  56. ncbi request reprint Patient self-management of anticoagulation therapy: a trial-based cost-effectiveness analysis
    Sue Jowett
    Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Haematol 134:632-9. 2006
    ..However, PSM may have other benefits in relieving pressure on traditional clinic-based care, and the cost-effectiveness of this model of care for some subgroups of anticoagulation patients needs to be explored further...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness in clinical trials: using multiple imputation to deal with incomplete cost data
    Andrea Burton
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Trials 4:154-61. 2007
    ..The 82 patients with complete data were not representative of all trial patients in terms of effectiveness and thus it was necessary to address the missing data problem...
  58. doi request reprint Sensitivity analysis in economic evaluation: an audit of NICE current practice and a review of its use and value in decision-making
    L Andronis
    Department of Health Economics, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:iii, ix-xi, 1-61. 2009
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (etodolac, meloxicam, celecoxib, rofecoxib, etoricoxib, valdecoxib and lumiracoxib) for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    Y F Chen
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 12:1-278, iii. 2008
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Zanamivir for the treatment of influenza in adults: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    A Burls
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-87. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of infliximab and etanercept for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    P Jobanputra
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-110. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging for investigation of the knee joint
    S Bryan
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 5:1-95. 2001
    ..Care should be taken in generalising from these results to other patient groups (e.g. acute knee injuries) or to other settings (e.g. specialist centres). Further clinical trials would be required in order to answer such questions...
  63. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of newer drugs for children with epilepsy. A systematic review
    M Connock
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:iii, ix-118. 2006
    ..To examine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of newer antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for epilepsy in children: gabapentin, lamotrigine, levetiracetam, oxcarbazepine, tiagabine, topiramate and vigabatrin...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Discrete choice experiments in health economics. For better or for worse?
    Stirling Bryan
    Eur J Health Econ 5:199-202. 2004
    ..Given current uncertainties surrounding these issues, it is our view that more caution and greater circumspection towards DCE is appropriate at this stage...
  66. ncbi request reprint Do patients value continuity of care in general practice? An investigation using stated preference discrete choice experiments
    David Turner
    Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:132-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the relative importance to patients of continuity of care compared with other aspects of a primary care consultation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Breaking bones, breaking budgets: a clinical and economic evaluation of a prospective, randomized, practice controlled, intervention study in the prevention of accidents in primary care
    Joyce E Kenkre
    School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK
    Fam Pract 19:675-81. 2002
    ....
  68. doi request reprint A response to Birch and Gafni--some reasons to be cheerful about NICE
    Marthe Gold
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:209-16; discussion 217-21. 2007
  69. pmc Patients' preferences for the management of non-metastatic prostate cancer: discrete choice experiment
    Mark Sculpher
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 328:382. 2004
    ..To establish which attributes of conservative treatments for prostate cancer are most important to men...