Penny Whiting

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sources of variation and bias in studies of diagnostic accuracy: a systematic review
    Penny Whiting
    University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 140:189-202. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Interventions for the treatment and management of chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review
    P Whiting
    National Health Service Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, England, YO10 5DD
    JAMA 286:1360-8. 2001
  3. pmc Association of Down's syndrome and water fluoride level: a systematic review of the evidence
    P Whiting
    NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, Y010 5DD, England
    BMC Public Health 1:6. 2001
  4. pmc The development of QUADAS: a tool for the quality assessment of studies of diagnostic accuracy included in systematic reviews
    Penny Whiting
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, England, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 3:25. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A systematic review finds that diagnostic reviews fail to incorporate quality despite available tools
    Penny Whiting
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1-12. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Applicability of diagnostic studies--statistics, bias and estimates of diagnostic accuracy
    Jos Kleijnen
    Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, York, UK
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:498-503. 2011
  7. pmc Rapid tests and urine sampling techniques for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children under five years: a systematic review
    Penny Whiting
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, University of Bristol, England, UK
    BMC Pediatr 5:4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Sources of variation and bias in studies of diagnostic accuracy: a systematic review
    Penny Whiting
    University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 140:189-202. 2004
    ..Studies of diagnostic accuracy are subject to different sources of bias and variation than studies that evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention. Little is known about the effects of these sources of bias and variation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interventions for the treatment and management of chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review
    P Whiting
    National Health Service Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, England, YO10 5DD
    JAMA 286:1360-8. 2001
    ..A variety of interventions have been used in the treatment and management of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Currently, debate exists among health care professionals and patients about appropriate strategies for management...
  3. pmc Association of Down's syndrome and water fluoride level: a systematic review of the evidence
    P Whiting
    NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, Y010 5DD, England
    BMC Public Health 1:6. 2001
    ..Only two of the studies controlled for confounding factors and only one of these presented summary outcome measures. CONCLUSIONS: The evidence of an association between water fluoride level and Down's syndrome incidence is inconclusive...
  4. pmc The development of QUADAS: a tool for the quality assessment of studies of diagnostic accuracy included in systematic reviews
    Penny Whiting
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, England, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 3:25. 2003
    ..The aim of this project was to combine empirical evidence and expert opinion in a formal consensus method to develop a tool to be used in systematic reviews to assess the quality of primary studies of diagnostic accuracy...
  5. ncbi request reprint A systematic review finds that diagnostic reviews fail to incorporate quality despite available tools
    Penny Whiting
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1-12. 2005
    ..To review existing quality assessment tools for diagnostic accuracy studies and to examine to what extent quality was assessed and incorporated in diagnostic systematic reviews...
  6. doi request reprint Applicability of diagnostic studies--statistics, bias and estimates of diagnostic accuracy
    Jos Kleijnen
    Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, York, UK
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:498-503. 2011
    ..Simple as they may seem, these points cover extremely complex issues in practice, and these need to be addressed by more communication between methodologists, practitioners and decision makers...
  7. pmc Rapid tests and urine sampling techniques for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children under five years: a systematic review
    Penny Whiting
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, University of Bristol, England, UK
    BMC Pediatr 5:4. 2005
    ..Prompt diagnosis and treatment is important to reduce the risk of renal scarring. Rapid, cost-effective, methods of UTI diagnosis are required as an alternative to culture...