Nicola Mills

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of socio-demographic and psychological factors between patients consenting to randomisation and those selecting treatment (the ProtecT study)
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:413-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint What do patients want and get from a primary care epilepsy specialist nurse service?
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Seizure 11:176-83. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of equipoise are crucial to trial participation: a qualitative study of men in the ProtecT study
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Control Clin Trials 24:272-82. 2003
  4. pmc Exploring treatment preferences facilitated recruitment to randomized controlled trials
    Nicola Mills
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1127-36. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Population screening for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the UK: a qualitative study of the experiences of those screened
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Fam Pract 23:550-7. 2006
  6. pmc Does population screening for Chlamydia trachomatis raise anxiety among those tested? Findings from a population based chlamydia screening study
    Rona Campbell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:106. 2006
  7. pmc Quality improvement report: Improving design and conduct of randomised trials by embedding them in qualitative research: ProtecT (prostate testing for cancer and treatment) study. Commentary: presenting unbiased information to patients can be difficult
    Jenny Donovan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    BMJ 325:766-70. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Professional and organizational obstacles to establishing a new specialist service in primary care: case study of an epilepsy specialist nurse
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:43-51. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Adolescents and mothers value referral to a specialist service for chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME)
    Lucy Beasant
    1 School of Social and Community Medicine, Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of Bristol, Oakfield Grove, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 15:134-42. 2014
  10. pmc Time to be BRAVE: is educating surgeons the key to unlocking the potential of randomised clinical trials in surgery? A qualitative study
    Shelley Potter
    Bristol Centre for Surgical Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Trials 15:80. 2014

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of socio-demographic and psychological factors between patients consenting to randomisation and those selecting treatment (the ProtecT study)
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:413-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, randomising patients with a preference may affect treatment efficacy and threaten internal validity...
  2. ncbi request reprint What do patients want and get from a primary care epilepsy specialist nurse service?
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Seizure 11:176-83. 2002
    ..To assess what patients want and get from a primary care epilepsy specialist nurse service, and whether this matches their expectations and self-defined needs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of equipoise are crucial to trial participation: a qualitative study of men in the ProtecT study
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Control Clin Trials 24:272-82. 2003
    ..A priority for future research is to focus on the provision and presentation of suitable and effective trial information, concentrating in particular on the neglected concept of clinical equipoise...
  4. pmc Exploring treatment preferences facilitated recruitment to randomized controlled trials
    Nicola Mills
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1127-36. 2011
    ..To explore how patients' treatment preferences were expressed and justified during recruitment to a randomized controlled trial (RCT) and how they influenced participation and treatment decisions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Population screening for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the UK: a qualitative study of the experiences of those screened
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Fam Pract 23:550-7. 2006
    ..Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in selected health care settings is underway in the UK despite insufficient evidence about the personal impact of screening...
  6. pmc Does population screening for Chlamydia trachomatis raise anxiety among those tested? Findings from a population based chlamydia screening study
    Rona Campbell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:106. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of an invitation to be screened for chlamydia and of receiving a negative result on levels of anxiety, depression and self-esteem...
  7. pmc Quality improvement report: Improving design and conduct of randomised trials by embedding them in qualitative research: ProtecT (prostate testing for cancer and treatment) study. Commentary: presenting unbiased information to patients can be difficult
    Jenny Donovan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    BMJ 325:766-70. 2002
    ..Recruitment to randomised trials is often difficult, and many important trials are not mounted because recruitment is thought to be "impossible."..
  8. ncbi request reprint Professional and organizational obstacles to establishing a new specialist service in primary care: case study of an epilepsy specialist nurse
    Nicola Mills
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:43-51. 2002
    ..This can help us to understand why a service has the effects it does and to inform new specialist nurses of potential difficulties...
  9. doi request reprint Adolescents and mothers value referral to a specialist service for chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME)
    Lucy Beasant
    1 School of Social and Community Medicine, Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of Bristol, Oakfield Grove, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 15:134-42. 2014
    ..Aim Explore whether or not adolescents and their mothers value referral to a specialist service for young people with CFS/ME...
  10. pmc Time to be BRAVE: is educating surgeons the key to unlocking the potential of randomised clinical trials in surgery? A qualitative study
    Shelley Potter
    Bristol Centre for Surgical Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Trials 15:80. 2014
    ..Our aim in this qualitative study was to investigate surgeons' preferences regarding the feasibility of surgical RCTs and their understanding of study design issues using breast reconstruction surgery as a case study...
  11. pmc Comparing specialist medical care with specialist medical care plus the Lightning ProcessĀ® for chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (SMILE Trial)
    Esther Crawley
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, School of Social and Community Medicine, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, BS8 2BN, UK
    Trials 14:444. 2013
    ..Although over 250 children with CFS/ME attend LP courses each year, there are no reported studies on the effectiveness or cost-effectiveness...
  12. doi request reprint Assessment of cosmesis after breast reconstruction surgery: a systematic review
    Shelley Potter
    Academic Surgical Research Unit, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:813-23. 2011
    ..This review summarises current methods for assessing cosmesis after reconstructive surgery and makes recommendations for future practice...
  13. pmc A systematic review of the effect of primary care-based service innovations on quality and patterns of referral to specialist secondary care
    Alex Faulkner
    Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT
    Br J Gen Pract 53:878-84. 2003
    ..Evidence about the range of effects and implications for the healthcare system of different types of innovation have not previously been summarised...