K S Khan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the clinically integrated RHL evidence -based medicine course
    Regina Kulier
    WHO Collaborating Centre in Research Synthesis, Birmingham University, Birmingham, UK
    Reprod Health 7:8. 2010
  2. pmc Methodological quality of test accuracy studies included in systematic reviews in obstetrics and gynaecology: sources of bias
    Rachel K Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Reproduction, Genes and Development, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Womens Health 11:7. 2011
  3. pmc The quality of reporting of primary test accuracy studies in obstetrics and gynaecology: application of the STARD criteria
    Tara J Selman
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Reproduction, Genes and Development, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Womens Health 11:8. 2011
  4. pmc A systematic review of tests for lymph node status in primary endometrial cancer
    Tara J Selman
    Department of Reproductive and Child Health, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Womens Health 8:8. 2008
  5. pmc WHO systematic review of prevalence of chronic pelvic pain: a neglected reproductive health morbidity
    Pallavi Latthe
    Birmingham Women s Healthcare NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:177. 2006
  6. pmc Mary Crosse project: systematic reviews and grading the value of neonatal tests in predicting long term outcomes
    Gemma L Malin
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:49. 2009
  7. pmc Systematic review of effect of community-level interventions to reduce maternal mortality
    Elaine Kidney
    Dept of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:2. 2009
  8. pmc Antenatal care and perinatal outcomes in Kwale district, Kenya
    Celia A Brown
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, The University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:2. 2008
  9. pmc Tests for predicting complications of pre-eclampsia: a protocol for systematic reviews
    Shakila Thangaratinam
    Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:38. 2008
  10. pmc Serum screening with Down's syndrome markers to predict pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel K Morris
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:33. 2008

Detail Information

Publications145 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the clinically integrated RHL evidence -based medicine course
    Regina Kulier
    WHO Collaborating Centre in Research Synthesis, Birmingham University, Birmingham, UK
    Reprod Health 7:8. 2010
    ..trial registration: actrn12609000198224...
  2. pmc Methodological quality of test accuracy studies included in systematic reviews in obstetrics and gynaecology: sources of bias
    Rachel K Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Reproduction, Genes and Development, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Womens Health 11:7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine the methodological quality of test accuracy studies in obstetrics and gynaecology using the Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies (QUADAS) checklist and to assess sources of bias...
  3. pmc The quality of reporting of primary test accuracy studies in obstetrics and gynaecology: application of the STARD criteria
    Tara J Selman
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Reproduction, Genes and Development, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Womens Health 11:8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the quality of reporting in diagnostic test accuracy studies in obstetrics and gynaecology using the Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy--STARD checklist...
  4. pmc A systematic review of tests for lymph node status in primary endometrial cancer
    Tara J Selman
    Department of Reproductive and Child Health, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Womens Health 8:8. 2008
    ..This study systematically reviews the accuracy literature on sentinel node biopsy; ultra sound scanning, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computer tomography (CT) for determining lymph node status in endometrial cancer...
  5. pmc WHO systematic review of prevalence of chronic pelvic pain: a neglected reproductive health morbidity
    Pallavi Latthe
    Birmingham Women s Healthcare NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:177. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed worldwide literature on the prevalence of different types of CPP to assess the geographical distribution of data, and to explore sources of variation in its estimates...
  6. pmc Mary Crosse project: systematic reviews and grading the value of neonatal tests in predicting long term outcomes
    Gemma L Malin
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:49. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Systematic review of effect of community-level interventions to reduce maternal mortality
    Elaine Kidney
    Dept of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:2. 2009
    ..The objective was to provide a systematic review of the effectiveness of community-level interventions to reduce maternal mortality...
  8. pmc Antenatal care and perinatal outcomes in Kwale district, Kenya
    Celia A Brown
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, The University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:2. 2008
    ..This study aims to identify the determinants of attending ANC and the association between attendance and behavioural and perinatal outcomes (live births and healthy birthweight) for women in the Kwale region of Kenya...
  9. pmc Tests for predicting complications of pre-eclampsia: a protocol for systematic reviews
    Shakila Thangaratinam
    Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:38. 2008
    ..We aim to determine the accuracy of various tests to predict complications of pre-eclampsia by systematic quantitative reviews...
  10. pmc Serum screening with Down's syndrome markers to predict pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel K Morris
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:33. 2008
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to determine the accuracy of five serum analytes used in Down's serum screening for prediction of pre-eclampsia and/or small for gestational age...
  11. pmc Methodological quality of systematic reviews of animal studies: a survey of reviews of basic research
    Luciano E Mignini
    Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales, Rosario, Argentina
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:10. 2006
    ..Systematic reviews can serve as a tool in translation of basic life sciences research from laboratory to human research and healthcare. The extent to which reviews of animal research are systematic and unbiased is not known...
  12. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies in obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine
    Kimiko A Broeze
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:22. 2009
    ..In this study we will examine these potential benefits in four clinical diagnostic problems in the field of gynaecology, obstetrics and reproductive medicine...
  13. pmc Meta-DiSc: a software for meta-analysis of test accuracy data
    Javier Zamora
    Clinical Biostatistics Unit, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Spain
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:31. 2006
    ..In this article, we present Meta-DiSc, a Windows-based, user-friendly, freely available (for academic use) software that we have developed, piloted, and validated to perform diagnostic meta-analysis...
  14. pmc Computer-based teaching is as good as face to face lecture-based teaching of evidence based medicine: a randomised controlled trial
    James Davis
    The Education Resource Centre, The Birmingham Women s Hospital NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:23. 2007
    ..There have been no randomized controlled trials comparing computer based sessions with traditional lectures at postgraduate level within medicine...
  15. pmc Learning needs analysis to guide teaching evidence-based medicine: knowledge and beliefs amongst trainees from various specialities
    Julie A Hadley
    Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:11. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc How are "teaching the teachers" courses in evidence based medicine evaluated? A systematic review
    Jacek Walczak
    CASPolska, 32 400 Myƛlenice, ul, Mickiewicza 40, Poland
    BMC Med Educ 10:64. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review of assessment tools for EBM TTT courses. To summarise and appraise existing assessment methods for teaching the teachers courses in EBM by a systematic review...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc A review of the methodological features of systematic reviews in maternal medicine
    Lumaan Sheikh
    Academic Unit, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Med 5:10. 2007
    ..This review assesses the methodological features of existing systematic reviews in maternal medicine, comparing Cochrane and non-Cochrane reviews in maternal medicine...
  21. pmc Estimation of proteinuria as a predictor of complications of pre-eclampsia: a systematic review
    Shakila Thangaratinam
    Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Med 7:10. 2009
    ..We aim to determine the accuracy with which the amount of proteinuria predicts maternal and fetal complications in women with pre-eclampsia by systematic quantitative review of test accuracy studies...
  22. pmc Reporting of measures of accuracy in systematic reviews of diagnostic literature
    Honest Honest
    Academic Dept, of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:4. 2002
    ..Therefore, we performed this study to assess the measures of accuracy used for reporting results of primary studies as well as their meta-analysis in systematic reviews of test accuracy studies...
  23. pmc Knowledge and beliefs concerning evidence-based practice amongst complementary and alternative medicine health care practitioners and allied health care professionals: a questionnaire survey
    Julie Hadley
    The Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:45. 2008
    ..Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become an important competency in many allied and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health care practitioners' professional standards of proficiency...
  24. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews to evaluate diagnostic tests
    K S Khan
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 95:6-11. 2001
    ..This paper describes the use of a systematic approach to collation, appraisal and synthesis of information contained in the primary literature about accuracy of diagnostic strategies...
  25. ncbi request reprint The architecture of evidence-based gynaecology
    Khalid S Khan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:639-46. 2006
    ..The various chapters will provide readers with clinical advice generated from critically appraised information that has been identified as addressing relevant questions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Logistic regression models in obstetrics and gynecology literature
    K S Khan
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 93:1014-20. 1999
    ..To evaluate the reporting of multivariable logistic regression analyses and assess variations in quality over time in the obstetrics and gynecology literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk screening for spontaneous preterm labour
    Khalid S Khan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:821-30. 2007
    ..The proposed framework makes decisions about screening and prevention explicit...
  28. pmc Accuracy of information on apparently credible websites: survey of five common health topics
    Heinke Kunst
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY
    BMJ 324:581-2. 2002
  29. pmc A hierarchy of effective teaching and learning to acquire competence in evidenced-based medicine
    Khalid S Khan
    Division of Reproductive and Child Health, University of Birmingham, and Birmingham Women s Hospital, UK
    BMC Med Educ 6:59. 2006
    ..There is a need for a clear hierarchy of educational activities to effectively impart and acquire competence in EBM skills. This paper develops such a hierarchy based on current empirical and theoretical evidence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews with individual patient data meta-analysis to evaluate diagnostic tests
    Khalid S Khan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, B15 2TG, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 108:121-5. 2003
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized evidence to assess the effectiveness of laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation in chronic pelvic pain
    J P Daniels
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Hum Reprod Update 16:568-76. 2010
    ..Our objective was to perform a meta-analysis using individual patient data (IPD) to provide the most comprehensive and reliable assessment of the effectiveness of LUNA...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of rapid tests and other existing strategies for screening and management of early-onset group B streptococcus during labour
    B Kaambwa
    Health Economics Unit, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 117:1616-27. 2010
    ..To determine the cost-effectiveness of alternative screening and prevention strategies, including rapid intrapartum testing, for prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcus (GBS) infection in the UK...
  34. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive methods of detecting fetal anaemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    S J Pretlove
    Fetal Medicine Centre, Birmingham Women s Foundation Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 116:1558-67. 2009
    ..To estimate in a systematic review of the literature the diagnostic value of ultrasound and Doppler blood flow velocity in the evaluation of fetal anaemia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association and prediction of amniotic fluid measurements for adverse pregnancy outcome: systematic review and meta-analysis
    R K Morris
    Birmingham Centre for Women s and Children s Health and School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK Fetal Medicine Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 121:686-99. 2014
    ..Measurements of amniotic fluid volume are used for pregnancy surveillance despite a lack of evidence for their predictive ability...
  36. pmc Second generation endometrial ablation techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding: network meta-analysis
    J P Daniels
    University of Birmingham, Clinical Trials Unit, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMJ 344:e2564. 2012
    ..To determine the relative effectiveness of second generation ablation techniques in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding...
  37. pmc Critical appraisal in clinical practice: sometimes irrelevant, occasionally invalid
    A Coomarasamy
    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Metchley Park Road, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    J R Soc Med 94:573-7. 2001
    ..The weakest link in production of good-quality critical appraisals was identification of relevant articles. This should be a focus for evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal skills...
  38. doi request reprint The Percutaneous shunting in Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (PLUTO) study and randomised controlled trial: evaluation of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of percutaneous vesicoamniotic shunting for lower urinary tract obstruction
    R K Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 17:1-232. 2013
    ..Congenital lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) is a disease associated with high perinatal mortality and childhood morbidity. Fetal vesicoamniotic shunting (VAS) bypasses the obstruction with the potential to improve outcome...
  39. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of middle cerebral artery Doppler to predict perinatal wellbeing
    R K Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 165:141-55. 2012
    ..The objective of this systematic review with bivariate meta-analysis was to evaluate the accuracy of middle cerebral artery Doppler for prediction of compromise of fetal/neonatal wellbeing...
  40. doi request reprint Does cervical preparation before outpatient hysteroscopy reduce women's pain experience? A systematic review
    N A M Cooper
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 118:1292-301. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Aspirin for the prevention of preeclampsia in women with abnormal uterine artery Doppler: a meta-analysis
    A Coomarasamy
    Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 98:861-6. 2001
    ..To determine the effectiveness of aspirin to prevent preeclampsia in women identified as high risk for preeclampsia by an abnormal second-trimester uterine artery Doppler examination...
  42. doi request reprint Feasibility of using microbiology diagnostic tests of moderate or high complexity at the point - of - care in a delivery suite
    J W Gray
    Department of Microbiology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 32:458-60. 2012
    ..Implementation of more complex POC testing is technically feasible, but it is expensive, and may be difficult to achieve in a busy delivery suite...
  43. doi request reprint Pulse oximetry as a screening test for congenital heart defects in newborn infants: a test accuracy study with evaluation of acceptability and cost-effectiveness
    A K Ewer
    University of Birmingham, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 16:v-xiii, 1-184. 2012
    ..Screening for congenital heart defects (CHDs) relies on antenatal ultrasound and postnatal clinical examination; however, life-threatening defects often go undetected...
  44. doi request reprint How to interpret randomised trials of test-treatment combinations: a critical evaluation of research on uterine Doppler test to predict, and aspirin to prevent, pre-eclampsia
    C Fox
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 117:801-8. 2010
    ..We present critical issues that need to be considered when evaluating and appraising test-treatment combinations, using the example of research on the uterine artery Doppler test to predict, and aspirin to prevent, pre-eclampsia...
  45. doi request reprint Does the mode of delivery predispose women to anal incontinence in the first year postpartum? A comparative systematic review
    S J Pretlove
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 115:421-34. 2008
    ..To assess if mode of delivery is associated with increased symptoms of anal incontinence following childbirth...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: a survey of gynecological practice
    T J Clark
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham Women's Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:62-4. 2001
    ..This suggests that opinion regarding the relative roles of abdominal, vaginal and laparoscopic methods is divided. Hence, a rigorous randomized trial comparing the efficacy and safety of these methods is practicable and urgently needed...
  47. doi request reprint Systematic review of the effectiveness of antenatal intervention for the treatment of congenital lower urinary tract obstruction
    R K Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 117:382-90. 2010
    ..Congenital lower urinary tract obstruction is associated with high mortality and morbidity. Antenatal detection has improved with advances in ultrasound technology, and has allowed the option of antenatal intervention...
  48. ncbi request reprint Incorporating the views of obstetric clinicians in implementing evidence-supported labour and delivery suite ward rounds: a case study
    Neelima Deshpande
    Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Health Info Libr J 20:86-94. 2003
    ..To implement evidence-supported delivery suite ward rounds using strategies to overcome barriers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Measurement of beliefs about effectiveness of laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation
    Pallavi M Latthe
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 112:243-6. 2005
    ..The most widely held 'prior belief', reflected in both questionnaire and numerical responses, was that LUNA would have a small beneficial effect on pain...
  50. pmc Effect of paper quality on the response rate to a postal survey: a randomised controlled trial. ISRCTN 32032031
    T J Clark
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 1:12. 2001
    ..Response rates to surveys are declining and this threatens the validity and generalisability of their findings. We wanted to determine whether paper quality influences the response rate to postal surveys..
  51. doi 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...
  52. doi request reprint Screening to prevent spontaneous preterm birth: systematic reviews of accuracy and effectiveness literature with economic modelling
    H Honest
    Birmingham Women s Hospital and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:1-627. 2009
    ..To identify combinations of tests and treatments to predict and prevent spontaneous preterm birth...
  53. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of outpatient endometrial biopsy in the diagnosis of endometrial hyperplasia
    T J Clark
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, U K
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:784-93. 2001
    ..To determine the accuracy of outpatient endometrial biopsy in diagnosing endometrial hyperplasia in women with abnormal uterine bleeding...
  54. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive techniques to detect fetal anemia due to red blood cell alloimmunization: a systematic review
    T G Divakaran
    Department of Fetal Medicine and Division of Reproduction and Child Health, Birmingham Women's Hospital, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 98:509-17. 2001
    ..A recommendation for practice cannot be generated without further rigorous research...
  55. doi request reprint Antenatal ultrasound to predict postnatal renal function in congenital lower urinary tract obstruction: systematic review of test accuracy
    R K Morris
    The School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Reproduction, Genes and Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 116:1290-9. 2009
    ..Congenital urinary tract obstruction can lead to perinatal mortality and morbidity. Assessing antenatal ultrasound features may help identify fetuses likely to suffer complications...
  56. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of absence of fetal breathing movements in predicting preterm birth: a systematic review
    H Honest
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of York, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 24:94-100. 2004
    ..To determine the accuracy with which the absence of fetal breathing movements on ultrasound examination predicts spontaneous preterm birth in women with threatened preterm labor...
  57. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of cervical transvaginal sonography in predicting preterm birth: a systematic review
    H Honest
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:305-22. 2003
    ..For symptomatic women there was a paucity of data, although the degree of funneling appeared to be predictive of spontaneous preterm birth...
  58. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of risk scores in predicting preterm birth--a systematic review
    H Honest
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:343-59. 2004
    ..The evidence is of a relatively poor quality and lacks clinically important reference standards...
  59. pmc Hysterectomy, endometrial destruction, and levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) for heavy menstrual bleeding: systematic review and meta-analysis of data from individual patients
    L J Middleton
    Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 341:c3929. 2010
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Current practice for the treatment of benign intrauterine polyps: a national questionnaire survey of consultant gynaecologists in UK
    T Justin Clark
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 103:65-7. 2002
    ..To determine current practice regarding removal of endometrial polyps...
  61. ncbi request reprint Mapping the theories of preeclampsia: the role of homocysteine
    Luciano E Mignini
    Division of Reproductive and Child Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TG, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 105:411-25. 2005
    ..We conducted a systematic review to examine the hypothesized mechanism through which homocysteine could lead to preeclampsia...
  62. ncbi request reprint Asymmetric funnel plots and publication bias in meta-analyses of diagnostic accuracy
    Fujian Song
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:88-95. 2002
    ..Despite the great possibility of publication bias in studies of diagnostic test research, empirical studies about publication bias have mainly focused on studies of treatment effect...
  63. doi request reprint Teaching and learning evidence-based medicine in complementary, allied, and alternative health care: an integrated tailor-made course
    Julie A Hadley
    The Education Resource Centre, The Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 13:1151-5. 2007
    ..This paper describes the development of the educational curriculum, evaluates its success, and appraises its methods critically...
  64. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of hysteroscopy in the diagnosis of endometrial cancer and hyperplasia: a systematic quantitative review
    T Justin Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, England
    JAMA 288:1610-21. 2002
    ..However, there is a continuing debate about the value of this technology in the diagnosis of serious endometrial disease...
  65. pmc Accuracy of pulse oximetry in screening for congenital heart disease in asymptomatic newborns: a systematic review
    Shakila Thangaratinam
    Academic Unit, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F176-80. 2007
    ..Logit pairs of sensitivity and specificity of each study were analysed in a single model, accounting for their correlation due to differences in threshold between studies...
  66. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the test accuracy of ductus venosus Doppler to predict compromise of fetal/neonatal wellbeing in high risk pregnancies with placental insufficiency
    R Katie Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 152:3-12. 2010
    ..To evaluate the test accuracy of ductus venosus Doppler for prediction of compromise of fetal/neonatal wellbeing...
  67. pmc Strength of association between umbilical cord pH and perinatal and long term outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gemma L Malin
    Department of Obstetrics, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
    BMJ 340:c1471. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association between umbilical cord pH at birth and long term outcomes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of outpatient hysteroscopy and ultrasonography in the diagnosis of endometrial disease
    T Justin Clark
    Minimal Access and Surgical Training MAST Centre, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 99:1001-7. 2002
    ..To develop a multivariable approach to determine the added value of tests in routine practice where some diagnostic information is already available from clinical history...
  69. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of postgraduate teaching in evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal
    Aravinthan Coomarasamy
    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Med Teach 25:77-81. 2003
    ..However, to draw robust conclusions, well-designed trials are needed that focus on curriculum content and delivery as well as how outcomes are assessed...
  70. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of maternal anthropometry measurements as predictor for spontaneous preterm birth--a systematic review
    Honest Honest
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:11-20. 2005
    ..To assess the accuracy with which antenatal maternal anthropometric measurements predict the risk spontaneous preterm birth...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prenatal bladder drainage in the management of fetal lower urinary tract obstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    T Justin Clark
    Division of Reproductive and Child Health, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 102:367-82. 2003
    ..To estimate the effect of prenatal bladder drainage on perinatal survival in fetuses with lower urinary tract obstruction...
  72. doi request reprint The educational effects of portfolios on undergraduate student learning: a Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) systematic review. BEME Guide No. 11
    Sharon Buckley
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Med Teach 31:282-98. 2009
    ..This systematic review is the result of our work to provide such a summary...
  73. doi request reprint Ultrasound scan and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of adenomyosis: systematic review comparing test accuracy
    Rita Champaneria
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1374-84. 2010
    ..Until recently, the reference standard for a definitive diagnosis was histology of hysterectomy specimens. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may allow accurate non-invasive diagnosis...
  74. ncbi request reprint Formal, structured teaching in postgraduate training: a learner-centred educational programme
    Khalid S Khan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG
    Hosp Med 63:746-9. 2002
    ....
  75. doi request reprint Laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation for alleviating chronic pelvic pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Jane Daniels
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Metchley Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG UK
    JAMA 302:955-61. 2009
    ..Operative interruption of nerve trunks in the uterosacral ligaments by laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation (LUNA) is a treatment option for patients with chronic pelvic pain...
  76. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic endometrial thickness for diagnosing endometrial pathology in women with postmenopausal bleeding: a meta-analysis
    Janesh K Gupta
    Birmingham Minimal Access and Surgical Training MAST Center, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:799-816. 2002
    ..However, a negative result at < or = 5 mm cut-off level measuring both endometrial layers in the presence of endometrial pathology rules out endometrial pathology with good certainty...
  77. pmc Tips for teaching evidence-based medicine in a clinical setting: lessons from adult learning theory. Part two
    Sadia Malick
    Department of Obs and Gynae, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:536-43. 2008
    ..This article provides tips for teachers to teach clinical trainees the final two steps of EBM: integrating evidence with clinical judgement and bringing about change...
  78. 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...
  79. pmc Accuracy of cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin test in predicting risk of spontaneous preterm birth: systematic review
    Honest Honest
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG
    BMJ 325:301. 2002
    ..To determine the accuracy with which a cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin test predicts spontaneous preterm birth in women with or without symptoms of preterm labour...
  80. doi request reprint Meeting advanced learning needs of senior postgraduate trainees through practice-based reflective medical education: evaluation of a formal structured training programme in obstetrics and gynaecology
    R K Kalkat
    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:115-8. 2010
    ..Continuous evaluation helps to improve them further...
  81. doi request reprint Five steps from evidence to effect: exercising clinical freedom to implement research findings
    R Kulier
    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 115:1197-202. 2008
  82. doi request reprint Systematic review of the effects of aromatase inhibitors on pain associated with endometriosis
    A Nawathe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK corrected
    BJOG 115:818-22. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of aromatase inhibitors in women symptomatic of pain with endometriosis...
  83. doi request reprint Fetal umbilical artery Doppler to predict compromise of fetal/neonatal wellbeing in a high-risk population: systematic review and bivariate meta-analysis
    R K Morris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 37:135-42. 2011
    ..We investigated the accuracy of fetal umbilical artery Doppler to predict the risk of compromise of fetal/neonatal wellbeing in a high-risk population...
  84. doi request reprint Vaginoscopic approach to outpatient hysteroscopy: a systematic review of the effect on pain
    N A M Cooper
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 117:532-9. 2010
    ..Vaginoscopy, also known as the 'no-touch' technique, is an alternative method for performing hysteroscopy without the need for a vaginal speculum to view the cervix or cervical instrumentation to grasp and steady the cervix...
  85. pmc Vesicoamniotic shunting for fetal lower urinary tract obstruction: an overview
    R K Morris
    Division of Reproductive and Child Health, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F166-8. 2007
  86. ncbi request reprint A two-term MEDLINE search strategy for identifying randomized trials in obstetrics and gynecology
    C R Nwosu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 91:618-22. 1998
    ..To develop and test a simple MEDLINE search strategy for identification of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in obstetrics and gynecology...
  87. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews of diagnostic tests: a guide to methods and application
    Khalid S Khan
    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 19:37-46. 2005
    ..These steps are illustrated using a published review concerning the cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin test...
  88. pmc What is the evidence that postgraduate teaching in evidence based medicine changes anything? A systematic review
    Arri Coomarasamy
    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG
    BMJ 329:1017. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of standalone versus clinically integrated teaching in evidence based medicine on various outcomes in postgraduates...
  89. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of accuracy of fetal urine analysis to predict poor postnatal renal function in cases of congenital urinary tract obstruction
    R K Morris
    Division of Reproductive and Child Health, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Prenat Diagn 27:900-11. 2007
    ..To evaluate the clinical usefulness of analysis of fetal urine in the prediction of poor postnatal renal function in cases of congenital urinary tract obstruction...
  90. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the accuracy of diagnostic tests for inguinal lymph node status in vulvar cancer
    T J Selman
    Birmingham Women s Hospital, Metchley Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    Gynecol Oncol 99:206-14. 2005
    ..To determine the accuracy of minimally and non-invasive tests to assess the groin node status in squamous cell vulvar cancer...
  91. ncbi request reprint Investigating postmenopausal bleeding for endometrial cancer: cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic strategies
    T J Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 113:502-10. 2006
    ..To determine the most cost-effective outpatient testing strategy for diagnosing endometrial cancer in women with postmenopausal bleeding (PMB)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Risk communication: illusion or reality?
    P J Cabeeza
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:635-7. 2005
  93. doi request reprint Cell salvage at caesarean section: the need for an evidence-based approach
    J Geoghegan
    Department of Anaesthetics, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 116:743-7. 2009
    ..Before opinions about its use become solidified, there is a window of opportunity to launch a large multicentre randomised controlled trial to address the current equipoise...
  94. ncbi request reprint Validity of ultrasound estimation of fetal weight
    P F Chien
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dunde, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 95:856-60. 2000
    ..To assess the validity of ultrasound estimation of fetal weight at term...
  95. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the management of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis: a systematic appraisal of their quality
    T L Appleyard
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 113:749-57. 2006
    ..Guidelines exist for the management of endometriosis. Validated and reliable appraisal tools exist to assess the quality of guidelines...
  96. doi request reprint New nomogram for safe laparoscopic entry to reduce vascular injury
    Y Afifi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 31:69-72. 2011
    ..Using the mean regression line for STP (skin to peritoneum), a safe insertion distance was identified and a nomogram developed which can be used to objectively predict the depth of the peritoneal cavity...
  97. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of urinalysis dipstick techniques in predicting significant proteinuria in pregnancy
    Jason J S Waugh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leicester Warwick Medical School, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 103:769-77. 2004
    ..To estimate the accuracy of point-of-care dipstick urinalysis in predicting significant proteinuria in pregnancy...
  98. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of outpatient endometrial biopsy in the diagnosis of endometrial cancer: a systematic quantitative review
    T Justin Clark
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, UK
    BJOG 109:313-21. 2002
    ..To determine the accuracy of outpatient endometrial biopsy in diagnosing endometrial cancer in women with abnormal uterine bleeding...
  99. ncbi request reprint Twin pregnancy outcome and chorionicity
    Sabah Baghdadi
    Education Resource Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:18-21. 2003
    ..We assessed the relationship between the pattern of perinatal loss in twin pregnancy and chorionicity...
  100. pmc Quality of information accompanying on-line marketing of home diagnostic tests
    Adrija K Datta
    Specialist Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital 3rd floor, Metchley Park Lane, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:34-8. 2008
    ..To assess the quality of information provided to consumers by websites marketing medical home diagnostic tests...
  101. pmc Bias associated with delayed verification in test accuracy studies: accuracy of tests for endometrial hyperplasia may be much higher than we think!
    T Justin Clark
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Med 2:18. 2004
    ..To empirically evaluate bias in estimation of accuracy associated with delay in verification of diagnosis among studies evaluating tests for predicting endometrial hyperplasia...