Michael R Robling
Affiliation: Cardiff University
- Effectiveness of a nurse-led intensive home-visitation programme for first-time teenage mothers (Building Blocks): a pragmatic randomised controlled trialMichael Robling
South East Wales Trials Unit, Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Electronic address
Lancet 387:146-55. 2016..We aimed to assess the effectiveness of giving the programme to teenage first-time mothers on infant and maternal outcomes up to 24 months after birth...
- Patient-reported measurement of time to diagnosis in cancer: development of the Cancer Symptom Interval Measure (C-SIM) and randomised controlled trial of method of deliveryRichard D Neal
North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research, Bangor University, Gwenfro Unit 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 14:3. 2014..In this two-phase study, we aimed further improve our tool and to conduct a trial comparing levels of anxiety between two modes of delivery: self-completed versus researcher-administered...
- The effect of the Talking Diabetes consulting skills intervention on glycaemic control and quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial (DEPICTED study)Mike Robling
South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
BMJ 344:e2359. 2012..To evaluate the effectiveness on glycaemic control of a training programme in consultation skills for paediatric diabetes teams...
- Participants' preference for type of leaflet used to feed back the results of a randomised trial: a surveyStephen Brealey
Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
Trials 11:116. 2010..This study aims to determine participants' preferences for type of leaflet (short versus long) used to summarise the findings of a randomised trial; and to test whether certain characteristics explained participants' preferences...
- Development of the knee quality of life (KQoL-26) 26-item questionnaire: data quality, reliability, validity and responsivenessAndrew M Garratt
National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, PB 23, Vinderen, 0319 Oslo, Norway
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:48. 2008....
- Delivering early care in diabetes evaluation (DECIDE): a protocol for a randomised controlled trial to assess hospital versus home management at diagnosis in childhood diabetesJulia K Townson
South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 7th floor Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
BMC Pediatr 11:7. 2011..The DECIDE study will address these knowledge gaps, providing high quality evidence to inform national and international policy and practice...
- The DAMASK trial protocol: a pragmatic randomised trial to evaluate whether GPs should have direct access to MRI for patients with suspected internal derangement of the kneeStephen D Brealey
Department of Health Sciences, York Trials Unit, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 6:133. 2006..The objective of this study was to resolve uncertainty whether GPs should refer patients with suspected internal derangement of the knee for MRI or to an orthopaedic specialist in secondary care...
- Development and Evaluation of a Psychosocial Intervention for Children and Teenagers Experiencing Diabetes (DEPICTED): a protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of a communication skills training programme for healthcare prRachel McNamara
South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 7th floor Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 10:36. 2010..Recent systematic reviews of psycho-educational interventions recognise the need for new methods to be developed in consultation with key stakeholders including patients, their families and the multidisciplinary diabetes healthcare team...
- Applying an extended theoretical framework for data collection mode to health services researchMichael R Robling
South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 4YS, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 10:180. 2010..This paper adapts a framework for understanding mode effects on response quality and applies it to a health research context...
- Time to talk? Patient experiences of waiting for clinical management of knee injuriesM R Robling
South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 18:141-6. 2009..People with knee problems face long waits for elective surgery in many parts of the world. However, there is little evidence about the impact of delays in such treatment, especially for patients with mechanical knee injuries...
- General practitioners' use of magnetic resonance imaging: an open randomized trial comparing telephone and written requests and an open randomized controlled trial of different methods of local guideline disseminationMike R Robling
Department of General Practice, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff, UK
Clin Radiol 57:402-7. 2002....
- The development of a new site-specific measure of quality of life for breast problems: the Cardiff breast scalesM Robling
Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff, UK
Qual Life Res 11:339-48. 2002..These factors accounted for 60% of total variance. Evidence of scale validity, reliability and responsiveness are reported for this new outcome measure for use in women presenting with breast problems...
- Public attitudes towards the use of primary care patient record data in medical research without consent: a qualitative studyM R Robling
Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Maelfa, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9PN
J Med Ethics 30:104-9. 2004..The authors sought to explore attitudes of the public, and their lay representatives, towards the use of primary care medical record data for research when patient consent was not being sought...
- Welsh women's comments about breast problems and the care given: a qualitative study in the communityR Pill
Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Maelfa, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff CF23 9PN, UK
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 12:240-8. 2003..The negative comments, however, highlight issues that still need to be addressed in therapeutic relationships...
- Involving lay and professional stakeholders in the development of a research intervention for the DEPICTED studyLesley Lowes
Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, UK
Health Expect 14:250-60. 2011..CONCLUSION Stakeholders, including teenagers, can be actively involved in designing a research intervention and impact significantly on study outcomes...
- It doesn't cost anything just to ask, does it? The ethics of questionnaire-based researchM Evans
Centre for Philosophy and Health Care, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
J Med Ethics 28:41-4. 2002..A secondary consideration, discomfort to the researcher, is also identified and suggestions made to reduce its effect. Finally, the role of research questionnaires as a study intervention is discussed...
- Communication skills of healthcare professionals in paediatric diabetes servicesH Hambly
South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
Diabet Med 26:502-9. 2009....