Fujian Song

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Affiliation: University of East Anglia
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Effectiveness of interventions for hypertension care in the community--a meta-analysis of controlled studies in China
    Zuxun Lu
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, People s Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:216. 2012
  2. pmc Overall similarity and consistency assessment scores are not sufficiently accurate for predicting discrepancy between direct and indirect comparison estimates
    Tengbin Xiong
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:184-91. 2013
  3. pmc A survey of factors associated with the utilization of community health centers for managing hypertensive patients in Chengdu, China
    Yun Chai
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e21718. 2011
  4. pmc Simulation evaluation of statistical properties of methods for indirect and mixed treatment comparisons
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:138. 2012
  5. pmc Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 13:69. 2012
  6. pmc A survey of orthopaedic journal editors determining the criteria of manuscript selection for publication
    Caroline B Hing
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, St George s Hospital, Tooting, UK
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:19. 2011
  7. pmc The relative timing of VMO and VL in the aetiology of anterior knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel Chester
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:64. 2008
  8. pmc A systematic review of the psychometric properties of the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire
    Jose C de Carvalho Leite
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:78. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of complex psycho-educational interventions for smoking relapse prevention: an exploratory meta-analysis
    Fujian Song
    School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:350-9. 2010
  10. pmc Methodological problems in the use of indirect comparisons for evaluating healthcare interventions: survey of published systematic reviews
    Fujian Song
    Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 338:b1147. 2009

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  1. pmc Effectiveness of interventions for hypertension care in the community--a meta-analysis of controlled studies in China
    Zuxun Lu
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, People s Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:216. 2012
    ..Hypertension is a serious public health problem in China and in other developing countries. Our aim is to conduct a systematic review of studies on the effectiveness of community interventions for hypertension management in China...
  2. pmc Overall similarity and consistency assessment scores are not sufficiently accurate for predicting discrepancy between direct and indirect comparison estimates
    Tengbin Xiong
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:184-91. 2013
    ..This study evaluated a Trial Similarity and Evidence Consistency Assessment (TSECA) framework for assessing key assumptions underlying the validity of indirect comparisons...
  3. pmc A survey of factors associated with the utilization of community health centers for managing hypertensive patients in Chengdu, China
    Yun Chai
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e21718. 2011
    ..This survey aims at investigating factors associated with the use of Community Health Centers (CHCs) for the management of hypertensive patients in Chengdu, China...
  4. pmc Simulation evaluation of statistical properties of methods for indirect and mixed treatment comparisons
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:138. 2012
    ..This simulation study comprehensively investigated statistical properties and performances of commonly used ITC and MTC methods, including simple ITC (the Bucher method), frequentist and Bayesian MTC methods...
  5. pmc Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 13:69. 2012
    ..This trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a set of self-help educational materials to prevent smoking relapse in the National Health Service (NHS) Stop Smoking Service...
  6. pmc A survey of orthopaedic journal editors determining the criteria of manuscript selection for publication
    Caroline B Hing
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, St George s Hospital, Tooting, UK
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:19. 2011
    ..To investigate the characteristics of editors and criteria used by orthopaedic journal editors in assessing submitted manuscripts...
  7. pmc The relative timing of VMO and VL in the aetiology of anterior knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel Chester
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:64. 2008
    ..The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to examine the relative timing of onset of the VMO and VL in those with AKP in comparison to the asymptomatic population...
  8. pmc A systematic review of the psychometric properties of the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire
    Jose C de Carvalho Leite
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:78. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of published studies on the psychometric properties of the BCTQ to determine the level of evidence on the instrument's validity, reliability and responsiveness to date...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of complex psycho-educational interventions for smoking relapse prevention: an exploratory meta-analysis
    Fujian Song
    School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:350-9. 2010
    ..Our objective was to conduct an exploratory meta-analysis, guided by mechanisms of these complex interventions for preventing smoking relapse...
  10. pmc Methodological problems in the use of indirect comparisons for evaluating healthcare interventions: survey of published systematic reviews
    Fujian Song
    Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 338:b1147. 2009
    ..To investigate basic assumptions and other methodological problems in the application of indirect comparison in systematic reviews of competing healthcare interventions...
  11. doi request reprint Adjusted indirect comparison may be less biased than direct comparison for evaluating new pharmaceutical interventions
    F Song
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:455-63. 2008
    ..To investigate discrepancies between direct comparison and adjusted indirect comparison in meta-analyses of new versus conventional pharmaceutical interventions...
  12. pmc Extent of publication bias in different categories of research cohorts: a meta-analysis of empirical studies
    Fujian Song
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Earlham Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:79. 2009
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to ascertain the strength and consistency of the association between study results and formal publication...
  13. pmc Inconsistency between direct and indirect comparisons of competing interventions: meta-epidemiological study
    Fujian Song
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMJ 343:d4909. 2011
    ..To investigate the agreement between direct and indirect comparisons of competing healthcare interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Statistical methods for analysing Barthel scores in trials of poststroke interventions: a review and computer simulations
    Fujian Song
    School of Allied Health Professions, Institute of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Clin Rehabil 20:347-56. 2006
    ..This paper aims to assess methods used for presenting and analysing an ordinal scale, the Barthel Index, in trials of poststroke interventions...
  15. doi request reprint Uptake of methods to deal with publication bias in systematic reviews has increased over time, but there is still much scope for improvement
    Sheetal Parekh-Bhurke
    Faculty of Health, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:349-57. 2011
    ..To evaluate the measures taken to deal with publication bias across different categories of systematic reviews published in 2006 and to compare these with reviews published in 1996...
  16. ncbi request reprint Focus on vulnerable populations and promoting equity in health service utilization --an analysis of visitor characteristics and service utilization of the Chinese community health service
    Xiaoxin Dong
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    BMC Public Health 14:503. 2014
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  17. ncbi request reprint Social determinants of community health services utilization among the users in China: a 4-year cross-sectional study
    Yanhong Gong
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, P R China
    PLoS ONE 9:e98095. 2014
    ..To identify social factors determining the frequency of community health service (CHS) utilization among CHS users in China...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic review of antibiotic utilization in China
    Xiaoxv Yin
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, P R China
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2445-52. 2013
    ..This systematic review aims to summarize reported percentages of outpatient encounters resulting in the prescription of antibiotics in China...
  19. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus status and the risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis
    Yunxia Wang
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:328-34. 2013
    ..Whether hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection increases the risk of pancreatic cancer (PaC) is controversial. We carried out a meta-analysis to evaluate the association between HBV status and the risk of PaC...
  20. pmc Smoking and risk of erectile dysfunction: systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis
    Shiyi Cao
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e60443. 2013
    ..The objective of this meta-analysis was to synthesize evidence from studies that evaluated the association between smoking and the risk of ED...
  21. doi request reprint Are psychoeducational smoking cessation interventions for coronary heart disease patients effective? Meta-analysis of interventions
    M Huttunen-Lenz
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 15:749-77. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic associations in peripheral joint osteoarthritis and spinal degenerative disease: a systematic review
    J J Ryder
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Institute of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:584-91. 2008
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  23. pmc Mapping the knowledge structure of research on patient adherence: knowledge domain visualization based co-word analysis and social network analysis
    Juan Zhang
    School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e34497. 2012
    ..This study used co-word analysis and social network analysis techniques to analyze research literature on adherence, and to show their knowledge structure and evolution over time...
  24. pmc Predictors of condom use behaviors based on the Health Belief Model (HBM) among female sex workers: a cross-sectional study in Hubei Province, China
    Jinzhu Zhao
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e49542. 2012
    ..The objectives of the present study are to explore the predictors of condom use among female sex workers (FSWs) in China and examine the relationship between Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs...
  25. pmc A systematic review of outcomes assessed in randomized controlled trials of surgical interventions for carpal tunnel syndrome using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a reference tool
    Christina Jerosch-Herold
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:96. 2006
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  26. doi request reprint Operative versus non-operative management of patellar dislocation. A meta-analysis
    Toby O Smith
    Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, and Institute of Orthopaedics, Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:988-98. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of operative to non-operative treatment strategies for patients following patellar dislocation...
  27. 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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  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of bone morphogenetic proteins in the non-healing of fractures and spinal fusion: a systematic review
    K R Garrison
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-150, iii-iv. 2007
    ..To assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) for the treatment of spinal fusions and the healing of fractures compared with the current standards of care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Indirect comparisons of competing interventions
    A M Glenny
    Cochrane Oral Health Group, Dental School, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:1-134, iii-iv. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Methods for exploring heterogeneity in meta-analysis
    F Song
    University of Birmingham
    Eval Health Prof 24:126-51. 2001
    ..Sometimes, it may provide clinically important results by indicating who might benefit more or less from a treatment or how an intervention should be applied...