C Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A matrix of kappa-type coefficients to assess the reliability of nominal scales
    C Roberts
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester University, UK
    Stat Med 17:471-88. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The implications of variation in outcome between health professionals for the design and analysis of randomized controlled trials
    C Roberts
    Health Care Trials Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, U K
    Stat Med 18:2605-15. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Supplementing a home exercise programme with a class-based exercise programme is more effective than home exercise alone in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis
    C J McCarthy
    The Centre for Rehabilitation Science, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:880-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot randomized trial in primary care to investigate and improve knowledge, awareness and self-management among South Asians with diabetes in Manchester
    A Vyas
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Group, University of Manchester Medical School and Manchester Diabetes Centre Royal Infirmary, UK
    Diabet Med 20:1022-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of a package comprising a patient-orientated, evidence-based self-help guidebook and patient-centred consultations on disease management and satisfaction in inflammatory bowel disease
    A Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 7:iii, 1-113. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The British Rheumatoid Outcome Study Group (BROSG) randomised controlled trial to compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of aggressive versus symptomatic therapy in established rheumatoid arthritis
    D Symmons
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-78. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Patients with stable long-standing rheumatoid arthritis continue to deteriorate despite intensified treatment with traditional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs--results of the British Rheumatoid Outcome Study Group randomized controlled clinical tri
    D Symmons
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:558-65. 2006
  8. pmc A randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost of a patient orientated self management approach to chronic inflammatory bowel disease
    A P Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Gut 53:1639-45. 2004
  9. pmc Vascular endothelial growth factor mediates atorvastatin-induced mammalian achaete-scute homologue-1 gene expression and neuronal differentiation after stroke in retired breeder rats
    J Chen
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Neuroscience 141:737-44. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider perspectives on home telecare: preliminary results from a randomized controlled trial
    F S Mair
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 11:95-7. 2005

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint A matrix of kappa-type coefficients to assess the reliability of nominal scales
    C Roberts
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester University, UK
    Stat Med 17:471-88. 1998
    ..The methods of analysis are applied to data from a study of the reliability of psychiatric diagnosis and used to identify pairs of classifications between which there is substantial confusion...
  2. ncbi request reprint The implications of variation in outcome between health professionals for the design and analysis of randomized controlled trials
    C Roberts
    Health Care Trials Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, U K
    Stat Med 18:2605-15. 1999
    ..This type of model illustrates that there can be substantial variation in the performance within each category of doctor...
  3. ncbi request reprint Supplementing a home exercise programme with a class-based exercise programme is more effective than home exercise alone in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis
    C J McCarthy
    The Centre for Rehabilitation Science, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:880-6. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot randomized trial in primary care to investigate and improve knowledge, awareness and self-management among South Asians with diabetes in Manchester
    A Vyas
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Group, University of Manchester Medical School and Manchester Diabetes Centre Royal Infirmary, UK
    Diabet Med 20:1022-6. 2003
    ..To investigate whether a secondary-primary care partnership education package could improve understanding of diabetes care among South Asians...
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of a package comprising a patient-orientated, evidence-based self-help guidebook and patient-centred consultations on disease management and satisfaction in inflammatory bowel disease
    A Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 7:iii, 1-113. 2003
    ..To determine if a whole systems approach to self-management improves clinical outcomes and leads to cost-effective use of NHS services...
  6. ncbi request reprint The British Rheumatoid Outcome Study Group (BROSG) randomised controlled trial to compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of aggressive versus symptomatic therapy in established rheumatoid arthritis
    D Symmons
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-78. 2005
    ..To examine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of symptomatic versus aggressive treatment in patients with established, stable rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patients with stable long-standing rheumatoid arthritis continue to deteriorate despite intensified treatment with traditional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs--results of the British Rheumatoid Outcome Study Group randomized controlled clinical tri
    D Symmons
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:558-65. 2006
    ..Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) should start treatment early with the aim of suppressing the inflammatory process completely. It is not known if this strategy should, or can, be continued in later disease...
  8. pmc A randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost of a patient orientated self management approach to chronic inflammatory bowel disease
    A P Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Gut 53:1639-45. 2004
    ..We then conducted a randomised controlled trial of the approach in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to assess whether it could alter clinical outcome and affect health service use...
  9. pmc Vascular endothelial growth factor mediates atorvastatin-induced mammalian achaete-scute homologue-1 gene expression and neuronal differentiation after stroke in retired breeder rats
    J Chen
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Neuroscience 141:737-44. 2006
    ..These atorvastatin-mediated molecular events may contribute to the improved functional outcome in retired breeder rats subjected to stroke...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider perspectives on home telecare: preliminary results from a randomized controlled trial
    F S Mair
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 11:95-7. 2005
    ..Participating patients consistently demonstrated more positive views of the telecare encounters than their healthcare providers...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the cost-effectiveness of five strategies for the prevention of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced gastrointestinal toxicity: a systematic review with economic modelling
    T J Brown
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:iii-iv, xi-xiii, 1-183. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Quantifying heterogeneity in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI parameter maps
    C J Rose
    Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:376-84. 2007
    ..0013 and p = 0.045 respectively)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phase I evaluation of CDP791, a PEGylated di-Fab' conjugate that binds vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2
    N C Ton
    Cancer Research UK and University of Manchester Department of Medical Oncology, Christie Hospital, Withington, United Kingdom
    Clin Cancer Res 13:7113-8. 2007
    ..Specific blocking of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2) is a novel therapeutic approach. Here, we report the first phase I clinical trial evaluation of CDP791, a PEGylated di-Fab' conjugate that binds VEGFR-2...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behaviour, physical activity and weight problems in adolescents in Wales
    F J Elgar
    Department of Family Social Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
    Public Health 119:518-24. 2005
    ..The study also examined the extent to which physical activity mediated the relationship between sedentary behaviour and body mass...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of training activities and game demands in the Australian Football League
    B Dawson
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:292-301. 2004
    ..Therefore, while some game demands were adequately replicated at training, others were not closely simulated, suggesting that, after careful interpretation of these results, some improvements in training practices could be made...
  16. ncbi request reprint Player movement patterns and game activities in the Australian Football League
    B Dawson
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:278-91. 2004
    ..Improvements in specific pre-season and in-season training practices for different positions should be possible after careful interpretation of these findings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparing and contrasting undergraduate competence in musculoskeletal medicine with cardiovascular medicine and neurology
    S Basu
    Academic Department of Medical Education, University of Sheffield, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:1398-401. 2004
    ..We investigated the knowledge base of final year Sheffield medical students in the musculoskeletal system, compared with other major body systems...
  18. pmc Lymphadenopathy and lymph node infarction as a result of gold injections
    C Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Highland Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, UK
    J Clin Pathol 54:562-4. 2001
    ..This can be achieved through awareness of the association, and by the use of ancillary histochemical, immunohistochemical, and molecular techniques on the biopsy material...
  19. ncbi request reprint Change management in primary care: design and evaluation of an internet-delivered course
    N Fox
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Med Educ 35:803-5. 2001
    ..Access to a discussion forum did not improve, and possibly impaired learning. More work is needed on the mentoring of internet learning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews of the effectiveness of day care for people with severe mental disorders: (1) acute day hospital versus admission; (2) vocational rehabilitation; (3) day hospital versus outpatient care
    M Marshall
    University of Manchester, Guild Trust, Preston, UK
    Health Technol Assess 5:1-75. 2001
    ..There was no evidence to suggest that day treatment programmes were better or worse than outpatient care on any other clinical or social outcome variable or on costs. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
  21. ncbi request reprint Retinal thickness measurements from optical coherence tomography using a Markov boundary model
    D Koozekanani
    Biomedical Engineering Program and Signal Analysis and Machine Perception Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210-1272, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 20:900-16. 2001
    ..Current, standard clinical practice involves a qualitative, visual assessment of retinal thickness. A robust, quantitatively accurate system such as ours can be expected to improve patient care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of care of musculoskeletal conditions in primary care
    C Roberts
    Department of Medical Education, University of Sheffield, Coleridge House, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:503-8. 2002
    ..To determine the support services general practitioners (GPs) need when working with patients who have musculoskeletal problems and their educational needs in order to deliver an improved service...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute rupture of tendo Achillis
    C Roberts
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:620; author reply 620. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint A national qualitative survey of community-based musculoskeletal services in the UK
    C Roberts
    University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1074-8. 2003
    ..To determine the characteristics of community-based musculoskeletal services provided by primary care organizations within the UK...
  25. ncbi request reprint Systematic assessments of need and care planning in severe mental illness: cluster randomised controlled trial
    M Marshall
    Academic Unit, Lancashire Care Trust, Royal Preston Hospital, Fulwood, Preston, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:163-8. 2004
    ..Surveys have shown high levels of unmet need in representative samples of people with severe mental illness. Introducing standardised needs assessment into the care planning process might reduce these needs and improve outcome...
  26. pmc Prevalence of type-specific HPV infection by age and grade of cervical cytology: data from the ARTISTIC trial
    A Sargent
    Division of Cancer Studies and Imaging, University of Manchester, Hathersage Road, Manchester M13 0JH, UK
    Br J Cancer 98:1704-9. 2008
    ..In the absence of broader cross-protection, the large majority of low-grade and many high-grade abnormalities may still occur in sexually active vaccinated women...