Simon Gates

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the LUCAS device for mechanical chest compression after cardiac arrest: systematic review of experimental, observational and animal studies
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Heart 98:908-13. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of accuracy of screening instruments for predicting fall risk among independently living older adults
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK CV4 7AL
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:1105-16. 2008
  3. pmc Decline in effectiveness of antenatal corticosteroids with time to birth: real or artefact?
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    BMJ 335:77-9. 2007
  4. pmc Does a monetary incentive improve the response to a postal questionnaire in a randomised controlled trial? The MINT incentive study
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Trials 10:44. 2009
  5. pmc Multifactorial assessment and targeted intervention for preventing falls and injuries among older people in community and emergency care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis
    S Gates
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    BMJ 336:130-3. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Lancet 381:546-56. 2013
  7. pmc Beta Agonist Lung Injury TrIal-2 (BALTI-2) trial protocol: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled of intravenous infusion of salbutamol in the acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Gavin D Perkins
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 12:113. 2011
  8. pmc Reproducibility of the cervical range of motion (CROM) device for individuals with sub-acute whiplash associated disorders
    Mark A Williams
    Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Eur Spine J 21:872-8. 2012
  9. pmc Prehospital randomised assessment of a mechanical compression device in cardiac arrest (PaRAMeDIC) trial protocol
    Gavin D Perkins
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:58. 2010
  10. pmc A national survey of services for the prevention and management of falls in the UK
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:233. 2008

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the LUCAS device for mechanical chest compression after cardiac arrest: systematic review of experimental, observational and animal studies
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Heart 98:908-13. 2012
    ..The LUCAS mechanical chest compression device may be better than manual chest compression during resuscitation attempts after cardiac arrest...
  2. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of accuracy of screening instruments for predicting fall risk among independently living older adults
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK CV4 7AL
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:1105-16. 2008
    ..We found that existing studies are methodologically variable and the results are inconsistent. Insufficient evidence exists that any screening instrument is adequate for predicting falls...
  3. pmc Decline in effectiveness of antenatal corticosteroids with time to birth: real or artefact?
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    BMJ 335:77-9. 2007
  4. pmc Does a monetary incentive improve the response to a postal questionnaire in a randomised controlled trial? The MINT incentive study
    Simon Gates
    Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Trials 10:44. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Multifactorial assessment and targeted intervention for preventing falls and injuries among older people in community and emergency care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis
    S Gates
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    BMJ 336:130-3. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of multifactorial assessment and intervention programmes to prevent falls and injuries among older adults recruited to trials in primary care, community, or emergency care settings...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Lancet 381:546-56. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Beta Agonist Lung Injury TrIal-2 (BALTI-2) trial protocol: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled of intravenous infusion of salbutamol in the acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Gavin D Perkins
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 12:113. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Reproducibility of the cervical range of motion (CROM) device for individuals with sub-acute whiplash associated disorders
    Mark A Williams
    Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Eur Spine J 21:872-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility of the cervical range of motion device when measuring both active and passive range of motion in a group of individuals with sub-acute Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD)...
  9. pmc Prehospital randomised assessment of a mechanical compression device in cardiac arrest (PaRAMeDIC) trial protocol
    Gavin D Perkins
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:58. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc A national survey of services for the prevention and management of falls in the UK
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:233. 2008
    ..We carried out a national survey to provide a description of health and social care funded UK fallers services, and to benchmark progress against current practice guidelines...
  11. pmc The Beta Agonist Lung Injury TrIal (BALTI)--prevention trial protocol
    Gavin D Perkins
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 12:79. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Mechanical chest-compression devices: current and future roles
    Gavin D Perkins
    University of Warwick, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:203-10. 2010
    ..Mechanical chest-compression devices provide an alternative to manual CPR. This review will consider the evidence and current indications for the use of these devices...
  13. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: recent advances in resuscitation and effects on outcome
    Gavin D Perkins
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Warwick CV4 7AL, UK
    Heart 98:529-35. 2012
    ..Evidence for the routine use of CPR prompt/feedback devices, mechanical chest compression devices and pharmacological therapy is limited...
  14. pmc Effect of intravenous β-2 agonist treatment on clinical outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome (BALTI-2): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Fang Gao Smith
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Lancet 379:229-35. 2012
    ..We assessed the effects of this intervention on mortality in patients with ARDS...
  15. pmc Managing Injuries of the Neck Trial (MINT): design of a randomised controlled trial of treatments for whiplash associated disorders
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:7. 2007
    ..use of The Whiplash Book versus usual advice when patients first attend the emergency department; 2. referral to physiotherapy versus reinforcement of advice for patients with continuing symptoms at three weeks...
  16. doi request reprint A systematic literature review of physical prognostic factors for the development of Late Whiplash Syndrome
    Mark Williams
    Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E764-80. 2007
    ..Systematic Review...
  17. ncbi request reprint Response and non-response to postal questionnaire follow-up in a clinical trial--a qualitative study of the patient's perspective
    Rachel A Nakash
    Warwick Emergency Care adn Rehabilitation, University of Warwick, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:226-35. 2008
    ..This qualitative study, nested within an acute injury RCT, examines factors affecting response and non-response from the clinical trial participant's perspective...
  18. ncbi request reprint A systematic literature review of psychological factors and the development of late whiplash syndrome
    Esther Williamson
    University of Warwick, Clinical Trials Unit, Room B169 Medical School Building, Gibbert Hill Campus, CV4 7AL Coventry, United Kingdom
    Pain 135:20-30. 2008
    ..Self-efficacy and post-traumatic distress may be associated with the development of LWS but this needs further investigation...
  19. doi request reprint A national survey of clinical practice for the management of whiplash-associated disorders in UK emergency departments
    S E Lamb
    University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Emerg Med J 26:644-7. 2009
    ..To undertake a national survey to determine current practice for the management of whiplash injuries in UK emergency departments (ED)...
  20. doi request reprint A systematic review of reliability and validity studies of methods for measuring active and passive cervical range of motion
    Mark A Williams
    Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 33:138-55. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature evaluating the reliability and validity of all available methods for measuring active and passive cervical range of motion (CROM)...
  21. doi request reprint Changing case Order to Optimise patterns of Performance in mammography Screening (CO-OPS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sian Taylor-Phillips
    Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 15:17. 2014
    ..A vigilance decrement or performance decrease over time has been observed in similar repetitive visual tasks such as radar operation...
  22. pmc Maximising response to postal questionnaires--a systematic review of randomised trials in health research
    Rachel A Nakash
    Warwick Emergency Care and Rehabilitation, Warwick Medical School, Gibbet Hill Campus, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess the efficacy of methods of increasing response to postal questionnaires in health care studies on patient populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Repeated antenatal steroid trial methodology
    Simon Gates
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:437; author reply 438. 2007
  24. pmc Effect on survey response rate of hand written versus printed signature on a covering letter: randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN67566265]
    Kirstie McKenzie-McHarg
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit University of Oxford Old Road Campus Oxford OX3 LF UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:52. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint How should randomised trials including multiple pregnancies be analysed?
    Simon Gates
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BJOG 111:213-9. 2004
    ..To compare the effects of four methods of analysis on the results of randomised controlled trials that recruit women with multiple pregnancies and measure outcomes on their babies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Recruitment to multicentre trials
    Simon Gates
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 111:3-5. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Surgical techniques used during caesarean section operations: results of a national survey of practice in the UK
    Lucy Tully
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Oxfrod OX3 7LF, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 102:120-6. 2002
    ..To determine what surgical techniques are used by obstetricians in the UK for elective and emergency caesarean section operations...