N J Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leicester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Network meta-analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to increase the uptake of smoke alarms
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, United Kingdom
    Epidemiol Rev 34:32-45. 2012
  2. pmc Evidence synthesis as the key to more coherent and efficient research
    Alexander J Sutton
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:29. 2009
  3. pmc Assessment of regression-based methods to adjust for publication bias through a comprehensive simulation study
    Santiago G Moreno
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:2. 2009
  4. pmc Long term follow-up of a randomised controlled trial of services for urinary symptoms
    Kate S Williams
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:58. 2011
  5. pmc Methods of data collection and analysis for the economic evaluation alongside a national, multi-centre trial in the UK: conventional ventilation or ECMO for Severe Adult Respiratory Failure (CESAR)
    Mariamma M Thalanany
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:94. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicting costs over time using Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo methods: an application to early inflammatory polyarthritis
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Health Econ 16:37-56. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of evidence in economic decision models: practical issues and methodological challenges
    N J Cooper
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Econ 16:1277-86. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of systematic reviews when designing studies
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Clin Trials 2:260-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of evidence in decision models: an appraisal of health technology assessments in the UK since 1997
    Nicola Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:245-50. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Addressing between-study heterogeneity and inconsistency in mixed treatment comparisons: Application to stroke prevention treatments in individuals with non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, U K
    Stat Med 28:1861-81. 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Network meta-analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to increase the uptake of smoke alarms
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, United Kingdom
    Epidemiol Rev 34:32-45. 2012
    ..69). Smoke alarm promotion programs should ensure they provide the combination of interventions most likely to be effective...
  2. pmc Evidence synthesis as the key to more coherent and efficient research
    Alexander J Sutton
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:29. 2009
    ..Systematic review and meta-analysis currently underpin much of evidence-based medicine. Such methodologies bring order to previous research, but future research planning remains relatively incoherent and inefficient...
  3. pmc Assessment of regression-based methods to adjust for publication bias through a comprehensive simulation study
    Santiago G Moreno
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:2. 2009
    ..This issue potentially mean inappropriate conclusions are drawn from a meta-analysis. If meta-analysis is to be used to inform decision-making, a reliable way to adjust pooled estimates for potential funnel plot asymmetry is required...
  4. pmc Long term follow-up of a randomised controlled trial of services for urinary symptoms
    Kate S Williams
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:58. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine the long term (6 year) clinical effectiveness and costs of a new continence nurse led service compared to standard care for urinary symptoms...
  5. pmc Methods of data collection and analysis for the economic evaluation alongside a national, multi-centre trial in the UK: conventional ventilation or ECMO for Severe Adult Respiratory Failure (CESAR)
    Mariamma M Thalanany
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:94. 2008
    ..Given the high cost of treatment, ECMO is considered an expensive technology for many funding systems. However, conventional treatment for severe respiratory failure is also one of the more costly forms of care in any health system...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicting costs over time using Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo methods: an application to early inflammatory polyarthritis
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Health Econ 16:37-56. 2007
    ..To obtain predicted costs on the original cost scale (rather than the log-cost scale) two different retransformation factors were applied. All analyses were carried out using Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) simulation methods...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of evidence in economic decision models: practical issues and methodological challenges
    N J Cooper
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Econ 16:1277-86. 2007
    ..Gaps in the established methodology knowledge base are identified for future research...
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of systematic reviews when designing studies
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Clin Trials 2:260-4. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the use made of results of reviews in the designing of new studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of evidence in decision models: an appraisal of health technology assessments in the UK since 1997
    Nicola Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:245-50. 2005
    ..To review the sources and quality of evidence used in the development of economic decision models in health technology assessments (HTAs)...
  10. doi request reprint Addressing between-study heterogeneity and inconsistency in mixed treatment comparisons: Application to stroke prevention treatments in individuals with non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, U K
    Stat Med 28:1861-81. 2009
    ..Although such an approach may adjust for inconsistencies in networks, as for standard meta-regression, the analysis will suffer from low power if the number of trials is small compared with the number of treatment comparators...
  11. doi request reprint How valuable are multiple treatment comparison methods in evidence-based health-care evaluation?
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, UK
    Value Health 14:371-80. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive decision analytical modelling in economic evaluation: a Bayesian approach
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
    Health Econ 13:203-26. 2004
    ..The advantages of integrating the four stages outlined into one comprehensive decision analytical model, compared to the conventional 'two-stage' approach, are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Decision analytical economic modelling within a Bayesian framework: application to prophylactic antibiotics use for caesarean section
    N J Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 11:491-512. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Development of resource-use and expenditure questionnaires for use in rheumatology research
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, England, UK
    J Rheumatol 30:2485-91. 2003
    ..To develop a self-completion and postal resource-use and expenditure questionnaire for use in economic studies of early inflammatory polyarthritis (IP)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods to model cost-of-illness data
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 23:38-53. 2003
    ..The NOAR database also includes information on various patient-level covariates...
  16. pmc Effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors in treatment and prevention of influenza A and B: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials
    Nicola J Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP
    BMJ 326:1235. 2003
    ..To review the clinical effectiveness of oseltamivir and zanamivir for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B...
  17. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination of healthy adults 50-64 years of age
    D A Turner
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Vaccine 24:1035-43. 2006
    ..Extension of the current immunisation policy has the potential to generate a significant health benefit at a comparatively low cost...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mixed comparison of stroke prevention treatments in individuals with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:1269-75. 2006
    ..We aimed to identify different stroke prevention treatments for atrial fibrillation assessed in randomized controlled trials and to compare them within a single evidence synthesis framework...
  19. ncbi request reprint The cost of clinically significant urinary storage symptoms for community dwelling adults in the UK
    D A Turner
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BJU Int 93:1246-52. 2004
    ..To estimate the cost of clinically significant urinary storage symptoms (CSUSS), including costs borne by the National Health Service (NHS) and individuals, in terms of the use of goods and services in community-dwelling adults...
  20. doi request reprint Integration of meta-analysis and economic decision modeling for evaluating diagnostic tests
    Alexander J Sutton
    Department of Health Sciences, Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester, Leicester, England
    Med Decis Making 28:650-67. 2008
    ..Setting policy to relate to a specific point may be much more difficult for studies with implicit thresholds...
  21. pmc Novel methods to deal with publication biases: secondary analysis of antidepressant trials in the FDA trial registry database and related journal publications
    Santiago G Moreno
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH
    BMJ 339:b2981. 2009
    ..To assess the performance of novel contour enhanced funnel plots and a regression based adjustment method to detect and adjust for publication biases...
  22. pmc Different strategies for screening and prevention of type 2 diabetes in adults: cost effectiveness analysis
    Clare L Gillies
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH
    BMJ 336:1180-5. 2008
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  23. pmc Clinical and cost-effectiveness of a new nurse-led continence service: a randomised controlled trial
    Kate S Williams
    University of Leicester, Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 55:696-703. 2005
    ..Consequently, questions remain about the most cost-effective method of delivering these services...
  24. ncbi request reprint A Bayesian approach to evaluating net clinical benefit allowed for parameter uncertainty
    Alexander J Sutton
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:26-40. 2005
    ..The potential benefits and harms of a treatment policy may differ between individuals. If these benefits and harms are not evaluated distinctly, and in a quantitative framework, transparency can be lost in the decision-making process...
  25. ncbi request reprint Estimating the cost-effectiveness of an intervention in a clinical trial when partial cost information is available: a Bayesian approach
    Paul C Lambert
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Econ 17:67-81. 2008
    ..The models estimate the interrelationships between the four cost components and survival, and thus enable a predictive distribution for each missing cost item to be obtained...
  26. pmc Pharmacological and lifestyle interventions to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in people with impaired glucose tolerance: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Clare L Gillies
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH
    BMJ 334:299. 2007
    ..To quantify the effectiveness of pharmacological and lifestyle interventions to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in people with impaired glucose tolerance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based sample size calculations based upon updated meta-analysis
    Alexander J Sutton
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Stat Med 26:2479-500. 2007
    ..This raises issues regarding the appropriateness of the use of random effect models when designing and drawing inferences across a series of studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Total costs and predictors of costs in individuals with early inflammatory polyarthritis: a community-based prospective study
    N J Cooper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:767-74. 2002
    ..To estimate the health service, non-health service and total costs and predictors of costs in individuals with early inflammatory polyarthritis (IP)...
  29. pmc Benefits and harms associated with hormone replacement therapy: clinical decision analysis
    Cosetta Minelli
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP
    BMJ 328:371. 2004
    ..To evaluate harms and benefits associated with use of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for five years in women with different baseline risks for breast cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint The post-operative mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    M J Bown
    Department of Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University of Leicester, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:65-74. 2004
    ..Late peri-operative death after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA) repair is usually due to multiple-organ failure. The aim of this study was to identify any factors that are associated with mortality in this group of patients...
  31. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and value of information analyses of neuraminidase inhibitors for the treatment of influenza
    Allan J Wailoo
    Health Economics and Decision Science, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 11:160-71. 2008
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of alternative strategies for the treatment of suspected influenza in otherwise healthy adults and to identify future research priorities using value of information analysis...
  32. pmc Modelling the cost effectiveness of interferon beta and glatiramer acetate in the management of multiple sclerosis. Commentary: evaluating disease modifying treatments in multiple sclerosis
    Jim Chilcott
    School of Health and Related Research Rapid Reviews Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
    BMJ 326:522; discussion 522. 2003
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness of four disease modifying treatments (interferon betas and glatiramer acetate) for relapsing remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis in the United Kingdom...
  33. doi request reprint Systematic reviews and economic evaluations conducted for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence in the United Kingdom: a game of two halves?
    Michael F Drummond
    University of York, York, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:146-50. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the extent to which the systematic review of the clinical literature informs the economic evaluation in NICE technology appraisals...