Gary Collins

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
URL: www.csm-oxford.org.uk

Publications

  1. pmc A pre-post test evaluation of the impact of the PELICAN MDT-TME Development Programme on the working lives of colorectal cancer team members
    Cath Taylor
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:187. 2010
  2. pmc Pre-treatment preferences and characteristics among patients seeking in vitro fertilisation
    Anthony Ph Walsh
    The Sims Institute Sims International Fertility Clinic, Dublin, Ireland
    Reprod Health 6:21. 2009
  3. doi External validation of QDSCORE(®) for predicting the 10-year risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford UK
    Diabet Med 28:599-607. 2011
  4. pmc An independent and external validation of QRISK2 cardiovascular disease risk score: a prospective open cohort study
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD
    BMJ 340:c2442. 2010
  5. doi Application of EU tissue and cell directive screening protocols to anonymous oocyte donors in western Ukraine: data from an Irish IVF programme
    A P H Walsh
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Sims IVF Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:613-6. 2010
  6. doi A descriptive study of selected oocyte, blood and organ/tissue donation features among fertility patients in Ireland
    E Scott Sills
    Sims IVF Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 13:98-104. 2010
  7. doi Prospective assessment of health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with beta-thalassemia following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Giovanni Caocci
    Bone Marrow Transplant Center, R Binaghi Hospital, Cagliari, Italy
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 17:861-6. 2011
  8. doi Control chart methods for monitoring surgical performance: a case study from gastro-oesophageal surgery
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College Annexe, Linton Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:473-80. 2011
  9. doi Modification and validation of the Revised Diabetes Knowledge Scale
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Diabet Med 28:306-10. 2011
  10. ncbi Quality of life in breast cancer patients: measurement issues in cancer clinical trials
    Fabio Efficace
    European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Quality of Life Unit, avenue E Mounier, 83 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2:57-65. 2002

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  1. pmc A pre-post test evaluation of the impact of the PELICAN MDT-TME Development Programme on the working lives of colorectal cancer team members
    Cath Taylor
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:187. 2010
    ..The Programme reached almost all colorectal cancer teams across England. We took the opportunity to assess the impact of participating in this novel team-based Development Programme on the working lives of colorectal cancer team members...
  2. pmc Pre-treatment preferences and characteristics among patients seeking in vitro fertilisation
    Anthony Ph Walsh
    The Sims Institute Sims International Fertility Clinic, Dublin, Ireland
    Reprod Health 6:21. 2009
    ..This study sought to describe patient features before beginning fertility treatment, and to ascertain their perceptions relative to risk of twin pregnancy outcomes associated with such therapy...
  3. doi External validation of QDSCORE(®) for predicting the 10-year risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford UK
    Diabet Med 28:599-607. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to independently evaluate the performance of QDSCORE(®) for predicting the 10-year risk of developing diagnosed Type 2 diabetes in a large independent UK cohort of patients from general practice...
  4. pmc An independent and external validation of QRISK2 cardiovascular disease risk score: a prospective open cohort study
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD
    BMJ 340:c2442. 2010
    ....
  5. doi Application of EU tissue and cell directive screening protocols to anonymous oocyte donors in western Ukraine: data from an Irish IVF programme
    A P H Walsh
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Sims IVF Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:613-6. 2010
    ..Current EU screening requirements appear adequate to maintain patient safety in the context of anonymous donor oocyte IVF...
  6. doi A descriptive study of selected oocyte, blood and organ/tissue donation features among fertility patients in Ireland
    E Scott Sills
    Sims IVF Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 13:98-104. 2010
    ..Anonymous oocyte donation and participation in organ and blood/tissue donation programmes were studied specifically among Irish fertility patients...
  7. doi Prospective assessment of health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with beta-thalassemia following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Giovanni Caocci
    Bone Marrow Transplant Center, R Binaghi Hospital, Cagliari, Italy
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 17:861-6. 2011
    ..02). The child-self and parent-proxy reports showed improved HRQoL in the children with beta-thalassemia after HSCT. Overall, our study provides preliminary evidence-based data to further support clinical decision making in this area...
  8. doi Control chart methods for monitoring surgical performance: a case study from gastro-oesophageal surgery
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College Annexe, Linton Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:473-80. 2011
    ..All methods will be illustrated using data from the Scottish Audit of Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer services (SAGOCS) data set...
  9. doi Modification and validation of the Revised Diabetes Knowledge Scale
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Diabet Med 28:306-10. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi Quality of life in breast cancer patients: measurement issues in cancer clinical trials
    Fabio Efficace
    European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Quality of Life Unit, avenue E Mounier, 83 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2:57-65. 2002
    ..We propose suggestions for selecting future measures for use in a breast cancer population of patients...
  11. ncbi Cultural issues in assessing quality of life in cancer clinical trials
    Gary S Collins
    Mary Seacole Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, Charles Frear Campus, De Montfort University, 266 London Rd, Leicester, LE2 1RG, UK
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2:261-7. 2002
    ..Finally, statistical and psychometric approaches to assess cultural differences and cultural equivalency that have appeared recently in the literature are described and reviewed...
  12. doi Different perception of surgical risks between physicians and patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Massimiliano Tuveri
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale e Vascolare, Clinica S Elena, Quartu S Elena, Rome, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:305-11. 2009
    ..Data on the quality of communication during informed consent for surgery is sparse; we investigated this issue in a cohort of patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  13. ncbi Statistical methodology of phase III cancer clinical trials: advances and future perspectives
    R Sylvester
    EORTC Data Center, 83 avenue E Mounier, Bte 11, 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 38:S162-8. 2002
    ..Finally, some future perspectives and topics for further statistical methodological research will be presented in order to spur statisticians to meet the challenge of efficiently designing and analysing the clinical trials of tomorrow...
  14. ncbi Nonparametric discriminant analysis of phytoplankton species using data from analytical flow cytometry
    G S Collins
    European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Brussels, Belgium
    Cytometry 48:26-33. 2002
    ..AFC has been used to classify and identify phytoplankton species, but most methods of discriminant analysis of resulting data have depended on normality assumptions and outcomes have been disappointing...
  15. ncbi Symptoms in children/young people with progressive malignant disease: United Kingdom Children's Cancer Study Group/Paediatric Oncology Nurses Forum survey
    Ann Goldman
    Symptom Care Team, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 117:e1179-86. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to survey symptoms in children/young people with progressive cancer and identify which are the most important and which are the most difficult to treat effectively...
  16. ncbi Place and provision of palliative care for children with progressive cancer: a study by the Paediatric Oncology Nurses' Forum/United Kingdom Children's Cancer Study Group Palliative Care Working Group
    Jan Vickers
    Oncology Outreach and Palliative Care, Oncology Unit, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 25:4472-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe and show effectiveness of the outreach team model of palliative care (PC) in allowing home death for children with incurable cancer...
  17. ncbi Opioid use in palliative care of children and young people with cancer
    Martin Hewitt
    Queen s Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 152:39-44. 2008
    ..Identify opioids prescribed, preferred routes, and doses among children with incurable cancer...
  18. doi Development of alternative methods of data collection in South Asians with Type 2 diabetes
    C E Lloyd
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
    Diabet Med 25:455-62. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Securing recruitment and obtaining informed consent in minority ethnic groups in the UK
    Cathy E Lloyd
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:68. 2008
    ....
  20. doi Mature and immature extracranial teratomas in children: the UK Children's Cancer Study Group Experience
    Jillian R Mann
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Birmingham Children s Hospital, UK
    J Clin Oncol 26:3590-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the features, treatment, and risk factors for relapse of children with mature teratoma (MT) and immature teratoma (IT) to assist future treatment plans...
  21. pmc An independent external validation and evaluation of QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction: a prospective open cohort study
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD
    BMJ 339:b2584. 2009
    ..To independently evaluate the performance of the QRISK score for predicting 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice and compare the performance with Framingham equations...
  22. pmc Reporting characteristics of non-primary publications of results of randomized trials: a cross-sectional review
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Botnar Recpsearch Building, Windmill Road, Oxford, UK
    Trials 14:240. 2013
    ..Other aspects of a randomized trial's findings (that is, non-primary results) are often reported in subsequent publications...
  23. pmc Balancing selected medication costs with total number of daily injections: a preference analysis of GnRH-agonist and antagonist protocols by IVF patients
    E Scott Sills
    Reproductive Research Division, Pacific Reproductive Center, PRC Orange County, 10 Post, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:67. 2012
    ..Considering these differences in both cost and number of injections, this study compared patient preferences between GnRH-agonist and GnRH-antagonist based protocols in IVF...
  24. pmc Selection of single blastocysts for fresh transfer via standard morphology assessment alone and with array CGH for good prognosis IVF patients: results from a randomized pilot study
    Zhihong Yang
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology Research, Pacific Reproductive Center, Torrance, CA, 90505, USA
    Mol Cytogenet 5:24. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  25. pmc Health related quality of life in Middle Eastern children with beta-thalassemia
    Giovanni Caocci
    Centro Trapianti di Midollo Osseo, P, O, R, Binaghi, Via Is Guadazzonis, 3, 09126, Cagliari, Italy
    BMC Blood Disord 12:6. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  26. pmc Reporting of participant flow diagrams in published reports of randomized trials
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, UK
    Trials 12:253. 2011
    ..We assessed the type and completeness of information reported in CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) flow diagrams published in current reports of randomized trials...
  27. pmc Bivariate analysis of basal serum anti-Müllerian hormone measurements and human blastocyst development after IVF
    E Scott Sills
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Pacific Reproductive Center, Irvine, California, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:153. 2011
    ..To report on relationships among baseline serum anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) measurements, blastocyst development and other selected embryology parameters observed in non-donor oocyte IVF cycles...
  28. pmc Framework for the impact analysis and implementation of Clinical Prediction Rules (CPRs)
    Emma Wallace
    Department of General Practice, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:62. 2011
    ..There is a need to shift emphasis from deriving new CPRs to validating and implementing existing CPRs. The proposed framework provides a structured approach to this topical and complex area of research...
  29. doi External validation of multivariable prediction models: a systematic review of methodological conduct and reporting
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:40. 2014
    ..We critically appraised the methodological conduct and reporting of external validation studies of multivariable prediction models...
  30. pmc Identifying patients with undetected pancreatic cancer in primary care: an independent and external validation of QCancer(®) (Pancreas)
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e636-42. 2013
    ..Despite its rarity, the prognosis of pancreatic cancer is very poor and it is a major cause of cancer mortality; being ranked fourth in the world, it has one of the worst survival rates of any cancer...
  31. doi Identifying women with undetected ovarian cancer: independent and external validation of QCancer(®) (Ovarian) prediction model
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 22:423-9. 2013
    ..QCancer(®) (Ovarian) appears to be a useful tool for identifying undetected cases of ovarian cancer in primary care in the UK for early referral and investigation...
  32. doi Identifying patients with undetected gastro-oesophageal cancer in primary care: External validation of QCancer® (Gastro-Oesophageal)
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Cancer 49:1040-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the performance of QCancer® (Gastro-Oesophageal) for predicting the risk of undiagnosed gastro-oesophageal cancer in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice records...
  33. doi A systematic review finds prediction models for chronic kidney disease were poorly reported and often developed using inappropriate methods
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:268-77. 2013
    ....
  34. doi Identifying patients with undetected renal tract cancer in primary care: an independent and external validation of QCancer® (Renal) prediction model
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:115-20. 2013
    ..To evaluate the performance of QCancer® (Renal) for predicting the absolute risk of renal tract cancer in a large independent UK cohort of patients from general practice records...
  35. pmc Identifying patients with undetected colorectal cancer: an independent validation of QCancer (Colorectal)
    G S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:260-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated the performance of QCancer (Colorectal) prediction model for predicting the absolute risk of colorectal cancer in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice records...
  36. pmc Predicting the 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease in the United Kingdom: independent and external validation of an updated version of QRISK2
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    BMJ 344:e4181. 2012
    ....
  37. doi Fracture risk assessment: state of the art, methodologically unsound, or poorly reported?
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 10:199-207. 2012
    ..We examine recently developed fracture prediction models and critically discuss issues in their design, validation, and transparency...
  38. doi Predicting the adverse risk of statin treatment: an independent and external validation of Qstatin risk scores in the UK
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    Heart 98:1091-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the performance of the QStatin scores for predicting the 5-year risk of developing acute renal failure, cataract, liver dysfunction and myopathy in men and women in England and Wales receiving statins...
  39. pmc Predicting the risk of chronic kidney disease in the UK: an evaluation of QKidney® scores using a primary care database
    Gary Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e243-50. 2012
    ..Identifying individuals at an increased risk of kidney disease and who might benefit from a therapeutic or preventive intervention is an important challenge...
  40. pmc Developing risk prediction models for type 2 diabetes: a systematic review of methodology and reporting
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College Annexe, Oxford, OX2 6UD, UK
    BMC Med 9:103. 2011
    ....
  41. pmc Predicting risk of osteoporotic and hip fracture in the United Kingdom: prospective independent and external validation of QFractureScores
    Gary S Collins
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    BMJ 342:d3651. 2011
    ..To evaluate the performance of the QFractureScores for predicting the 10 year risk of osteoporotic and hip fractures in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice records...