A Burls

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The effectiveness of a clinically integrated e-learning course in evidence-based medicine: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Regina Kulier
    The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:21. 2009
  2. pmc Sicily statement on evidence-based practice
    Martin Dawes
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 5:1. 2005
  3. pmc A clinically integrated curriculum in evidence-based medicine for just-in-time learning through on-the-job training: the EU-EBM project
    Sjors F P J Coppus
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 7:46. 2007
  4. ncbi Vaccinating healthcare workers against influenza to protect the vulnerable--is it a good use of healthcare resources? A systematic review of the evidence and an economic evaluation
    Amanda Burls
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Vaccine 24:4212-21. 2006
  5. pmc Commissioning for rare diseases: view from the frontline
    Amanda Burls
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 331:1019-21. 2005
  6. ncbi The trials of anakinra
    Amanda Burls
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Lancet 364:827-8. 2004
  7. pmc How to make a compelling submission to NICE: tips for sponsoring organisations
    Amanda Burls
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 327:1446-8. 2003
  8. pmc Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of sildenafil (Viagra) in the treatment of male erectile dysfunction
    A Burls
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Keele University
    Br J Gen Pract 51:1004-12. 2001
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications31

  1. pmc The effectiveness of a clinically integrated e-learning course in evidence-based medicine: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Regina Kulier
    The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:21. 2009
    ..To evaluate the educational effects of a clinically integrated e-learning course for teaching basic evidence-based medicine (EBM) among postgraduates compared to a traditional lecture-based course of equivalent content...
  2. pmc Sicily statement on evidence-based practice
    Martin Dawes
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 5:1. 2005
    ..This consensus statement is based on current literature and incorporating the experience of delegates attending the 2003 Conference of Evidence-Based Health Care Teachers and Developers ("Signposting the future of EBHC")...
  3. pmc A clinically integrated curriculum in evidence-based medicine for just-in-time learning through on-the-job training: the EU-EBM project
    Sjors F P J Coppus
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 7:46. 2007
    ..We aimed to develop a course for post-graduate education which is clinically integrated and allows maximum flexibility for teachers and learners...
  4. ncbi Vaccinating healthcare workers against influenza to protect the vulnerable--is it a good use of healthcare resources? A systematic review of the evidence and an economic evaluation
    Amanda Burls
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Vaccine 24:4212-21. 2006
    ..In the base case, vaccination was cost saving (pounds 12/vaccinee). In the most pessimistic scenario it cost pounds 405/life-year gained. Effective implementation should be a priority...
  5. pmc Commissioning for rare diseases: view from the frontline
    Amanda Burls
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 331:1019-21. 2005
  6. ncbi The trials of anakinra
    Amanda Burls
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Lancet 364:827-8. 2004
  7. pmc How to make a compelling submission to NICE: tips for sponsoring organisations
    Amanda Burls
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 327:1446-8. 2003
  8. pmc Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of sildenafil (Viagra) in the treatment of male erectile dysfunction
    A Burls
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Keele University
    Br J Gen Pract 51:1004-12. 2001
    ..Sildenafil (Viagra), a new oral drug for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, was licensed for use across Europe in 1998...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi 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
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  11. ncbi The clinical and cost-effectiveness of anakinra for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in adults: a systematic review and economic analysis
    W Clark
    Medicines Evaluation Unit, Department of Medicines Management, Keele University, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-105. 2004
    ..To review the evidence of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of anakinra, an interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra), for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults...
  12. ncbi Immunoprophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with palivizumab in children: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    D Wang
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 12:iii, ix-x, 1-86. 2008
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  13. ncbi Systematic review and economic evaluation of the effectiveness of infliximab for the treatment of Crohn's disease
    W Clark
    Department of Medicines Management, Keele University, UK
    Health Technol Assess 7:1-67. 2003
  14. ncbi Oral naltrexone as a treatment for relapse prevention in formerly opioid-dependent drug users: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    Y Adi
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, 1-85. 2007
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  15. ncbi Methadone and buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    M Connock
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-171, iii-iv. 2007
    ..To assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of buprenorphine maintenance therapy (BMT) and methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) for the management of opioid-dependent individuals...
  16. ncbi A systematic review of effectiveness and economic evaluation of new drug treatments for juvenile idiopathic arthritis: etanercept
    Carole Cummins
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Group, Institute of Child Health, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-43. 2002
  17. ncbi 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
  18. ncbi Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of prehospital intravenous fluids in trauma patients
    J Dretzke
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii, 1-103. 2004
    ..v.) fluid replacement, compared with no i.v. fluid replacement or delayed fluid replacement, in trauma patients with no head injury who have haemorrhage-induced hypotension due to trauma...
  19. ncbi The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy for Gaucher's disease: a systematic review
    M Connock
    West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration WMHTAC, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:iii-iv, ix-136. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to determine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) in the treatment of symptomatic Gaucher's disease...
  20. ncbi A survey of British rheumatologists' DMARD preferences for rheumatoid arthritis
    P Jobanputra
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:206-10. 2004
    ..To determine the current disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) preferences of UK consultant rheumatologists...
  21. ncbi Autoantibody testing in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus
    J Dretzke
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii-xi, 1-183. 2004
    ..To determine the role of autoantibody tests for autoimmune diseases in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  22. ncbi 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
  23. ncbi Laser resurfacing of the skin for the improvement of facial acne scarring: a systematic review of the evidence
    R Jordan
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, U K
    Br J Dermatol 142:413-23. 2000
    ..Good quality randomized controlled trials are needed with standardized scarring scales and validated patient outcome measures in order to assess the effectiveness of laser resurfacing in this group of patients...
  24. pmc Harmonising evidence-based medicine teaching: a study of the outcomes of e-learning in five European countries
    Regina Kulier
    The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Med Educ 8:27. 2008
    ..We developed and evaluated the outcomes of an e-learning course for evidence based medicine (EBM) training in postgraduate medical education in different languages and settings across five European countries...
  25. ncbi Health technology assessment: history and demand
    Andrew Stevens
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
    J Public Health Med 25:98-101. 2003
    ..We can be sure that HTA is here to stay...
  26. ncbi Universal vaccination of children against influenza: are there indirect benefits to the community? A systematic review of the evidence
    Rachel Jordan
    Health Protection Research and Development Unit, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Vaccine 24:1047-62. 2006
    ..However, further evidence is needed as limitations of study design or execution mean that the community benefits are difficult to quantify...
  27. pmc How to make a silk purse from a sow's ear--a comprehensive review of strategies to optimise data for corrupt managers and incompetent clinicians
    David Pitches
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT2
    BMJ 327:1436-9. 2003
  28. ncbi Are systematic reviews more cost-effective than randomised trials?
    Paul Glasziou
    Lancet 367:2057-8. 2006
  29. doi Clinicians also need training in use of research evidence
    Ruth Gilbert
    Lancet 371:472-3. 2008
  30. doi Evidence based medicine and the medical curriculum
    Paul Glasziou
    BMJ 337:a1253. 2008
  31. ncbi Systematic reviews of specialist epilepsy services
    Catherine Meads
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK
    Seizure 11:90-8. 2002
    ..Concern has been expressed over UK epilepsy service standards but the most clinically effective model of care is unknown...