L Shepstone

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Affiliation: University of East Anglia
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of the effectiveness of manual chest physiotherapy techniques on quality of life at six months post exacerbation of COPD (MATREX): a randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Jane L Cross
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 12:33. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening older women for the prevention of fractures: rationale, design and methods for the SCOOP study
    L Shepstone
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Osteoporos Int 23:2507-15. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical efficacy and prognostic indicators for lower limb pedalling exercise early after stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Nicola J Hancock
    Institiute of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Trials 12:68. 2011
  4. pmc The responsiveness of sensibility and strength tests in patients undergoing carpal tunnel decompression
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:244. 2011
  5. pmc Night-time splinting after fasciectomy or dermo-fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contracture: a pragmatic, multi-centre, randomised controlled trial
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:136. 2011
  6. pmc Splinting after contracture release for Dupuytren's contracture (SCoRD): protocol of a pragmatic, multi-centre, randomized controlled trial
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:62. 2008
  7. pmc Statistics teaching in medical school: opinions of practising doctors
    Susan Miles
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Med Educ 10:75. 2010
  8. pmc Shape of the intercondylar notch of the human femur: a comparison of osteoarthritic and non-osteoarthritic bones from a skeletal sample
    L Shepstone
    School of Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:968-73. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: where does economics fit in?
    I Shemilt
    School of Social Work and Psychosocial Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:429-37. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the clinical, public health and cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests for the detection and identification of bacterial intestinal pathogens in faeces and food
    I Abubakar
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-216. 2007

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  1. pmc Evaluation of the effectiveness of manual chest physiotherapy techniques on quality of life at six months post exacerbation of COPD (MATREX): a randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Jane L Cross
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 12:33. 2012
    ..We standardised the delivery of MCP and assessed its effectiveness on disease-specific quality of life...
  2. ncbi request reprint A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening older women for the prevention of fractures: rationale, design and methods for the SCOOP study
    L Shepstone
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Osteoporos Int 23:2507-15. 2012
    ..An economic analysis will be carried out to assess cost-effectiveness of screening. A qualitative evaluation will be conducted to examine the acceptability of the process to participants...
  3. pmc Clinical efficacy and prognostic indicators for lower limb pedalling exercise early after stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Nicola J Hancock
    Institiute of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Trials 12:68. 2011
    ..This study will investigate a) whether pedalling an upright, static exercise cycle, to provide such beneficial activity, will enhance recovery and b) which stroke survivors might be able to participate in pedalling...
  4. pmc The responsiveness of sensibility and strength tests in patients undergoing carpal tunnel decompression
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:244. 2011
    ..However there is a lack of evidence regarding which clinical tests are most responsive to clinically important change over time...
  5. pmc Night-time splinting after fasciectomy or dermo-fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contracture: a pragmatic, multi-centre, randomised controlled trial
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:136. 2011
    ..Standard treatment involves surgical release or excision followed by post-operative hand therapy and splinting, however the evidence supporting night splinting is of low quality and equivocal...
  6. pmc Splinting after contracture release for Dupuytren's contracture (SCoRD): protocol of a pragmatic, multi-centre, randomized controlled trial
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:62. 2008
    ..The evidence on its effectiveness is sparse, of poor quality and contradictory with studies reporting negative and positive effects...
  7. pmc Statistics teaching in medical school: opinions of practising doctors
    Susan Miles
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Med Educ 10:75. 2010
    ..Thus there exists a need to investigate the views of practising medical doctors as to the statistical training required for undergraduate medical students, based on their own use of these skills in daily practice...
  8. pmc Shape of the intercondylar notch of the human femur: a comparison of osteoarthritic and non-osteoarthritic bones from a skeletal sample
    L Shepstone
    School of Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:968-73. 2001
    ..To compare objectively the shape of the intercondylar notch in human osteoarthritic and non-osteoarthritic femora...
  9. ncbi request reprint A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: where does economics fit in?
    I Shemilt
    School of Social Work and Psychosocial Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:429-37. 2004
    ..To describe the economics of UK school breakfast clubs, to estimate costs resulting from clubs and to investigate relationships between costs and outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the clinical, public health and cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests for the detection and identification of bacterial intestinal pathogens in faeces and food
    I Abubakar
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-216. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the locognosia test after injuries to peripheral nerves in the hand
    C Jerosch-Herold
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1048-52. 2006
    ..0001). The locognosia test has excellent test-retest reliability, is a valid test of tactile spatial discrimination and should be included in the evaluation of outcome after injury to peripheral nerves...
  12. doi request reprint A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX)
    J Cross
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-147, iii-iv. 2010
    ..To compare the health service costs for those receiving and not receiving MCP...
  13. pmc Randomised controlled trial and cost consequences study comparing initial physiotherapy assessment and management with routine practice for selected patients in an accident and emergency department of an acute hospital
    B Richardson
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:87-92. 2005
    ..This study aimed to compare health and economic effects of physiotherapy initial assessment and management with routine practice in an A&E department...
  14. ncbi request reprint Voice recognition for radiology reporting: is it good enough?
    D S Rana
    Department of Radiology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    Clin Radiol 60:1205-12. 2005
    ..To compare the efficiency and accuracy of radiology reports generated by voice recognition (VR) against the traditional tape dictation-transcription (DT) method...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contamination in trials of educational interventions
    M R Keogh-Brown
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii, ix-107. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint An integrated mobile foot and retinal screening programme for people with Type 2 diabetes managed in primary care
    M J Sampson
    Bertram Diabetes Research Unit and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich, UK
    Diabet Med 19:74-6. 2002
    ..To undertake a vascular and neurological assessment on the feet of all patients with Type 2 diabetes managed solely in local primary care...
  17. ncbi request reprint An analysis of predictors of success in Part II MFPHM. Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
    R Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    J Public Health Med 24:58-62. 2002
    ..Candidates and examiners have hypothesized a number of factors as likely to increase the chances of success in the exam. This study formally investigates factors which may predict a candidate's success at their first attempt...
  18. ncbi request reprint A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: evidence from a cluster randomized controlled trial and an observational analysis
    I Shemilt
    School of Social Work and Psychosocial Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:413-27. 2004
    ..To measure the health, educational and social impacts of breakfast club provision in schools serving deprived areas across England...
  19. pmc The Coping with Asthma Study: a randomised controlled trial of a home based, nurse led psychoeducational intervention for adults at risk of adverse asthma outcomes
    J R Smith
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Thorax 60:1003-11. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of a 6 month home based psychoeducational intervention delivered by a respiratory nurse specialist for adults at risk of adverse asthma outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immediate full-weight-bearing mobilisation for repaired Achilles tendon ruptures: a pilot study
    M L Costa
    UEA Musculo Skeletal Research Group and Department of Orthopaedics, The Institute of Orthopaedics, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Injury 34:874-6. 2003
    ..Ultrasound assessment confirmed no deleterious effects upon the tenodesis. There was one re-rupture of the tendon at a minimum follow-up of 1 year...
  21. ncbi request reprint Early outcome and cost-effectiveness of endoscopic versus open carpal tunnel release: a randomized prospective trial
    N L B Saw
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 28:444-9. 2003
    ..On the basis of these findings, we recommend that endoscopic carpal tunnel release should be considered in the employed as a cost-effective procedure, but perhaps not in the general population as a whole...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does befriending by trained lay workers improve psychological well-being and quality of life for carers of people with dementia, and at what cost? A randomised controlled trial
    G Charlesworth
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 12:iii, v-ix, 1-78. 2008
    ..Also to document direct and indirect costs, and establish incremental cost-effectiveness...
  23. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trials of immediate weight-bearing mobilisation for rupture of the tendo Achillis
    M L Costa
    School of Medicine, The University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:69-77. 2006
    ..In particular, there was no evidence of tendon lengthening or a higher re-rupture rate. We would advocate immediate weight-bearing mobilisation for the rehabilitation of all patients with rupture of the tendo Achillis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Three-year single institution audit on transfusion requirements in oncology patients
    U Dernedde
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich NR4 7UZ, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 19:223-7. 2007
    ..To assess recent developments in the use of transfusions...