Sally Hopewell

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of a web-based tool (WebCONSORT) to improve the reporting of randomised trials: results of a randomised controlled trial
    Sally Hopewell
    Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med 14:199. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Deficiencies in the publication and reporting of the results of systematic reviews presented at scientific medical conferences
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre d Epidemiologie Clinique, Universite Paris Descartes, Inserm U1153, Hopital Hotel Dieu, Aile A2 1er étage 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris, France Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:1488-95. 2015
  3. pmc Cochrane methods--twenty years experience in developing systematic review methods
    Jackie Chandler
    The Cochrane Collaboration, Oxford, UK
    Syst Rev 2:76. 2013
  4. pmc Protocol for CONSORT-SPI: an extension for social and psychological interventions
    Paul Montgomery
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Implement Sci 8:99. 2013
  5. pmc Impact of adding a limitations section to abstracts of systematic reviews on readers' interpretation: a randomized controlled trial
    Amélie Yavchitz
    Centre de Recherche Épidémiologies et Statistiques INSERM U1153, Paris, France
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:123. 2014
  6. pmc Impact of peer review on reports of randomised trials published in open peer review journals: retrospective before and after study
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Centre d Epidémiologie Clinique, Universite Paris Descartes, Inserm U1153, France
    BMJ 349:g4145. 2014
  7. pmc Endorsement of the CONSORT Statement by high impact factor medical journals: a survey of journal editors and journal 'Instructions to Authors'
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Trials 9:20. 2008
  8. pmc Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials
    Evan Mayo-Wilson
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 14:242. 2013
  9. pmc Reporting characteristics of non-primary publications of results of randomized trials: a cross-sectional review
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Botnar Recpsearch Building, Windmill Road, Oxford, UK
    Trials 14:240. 2013
  10. pmc Resources for authors of reports of randomized trials: harnessing the wisdom of authors, editors, and readers
    David Moher
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, USA
    Trials 12:98. 2011

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  1. pmc Impact of a web-based tool (WebCONSORT) to improve the reporting of randomised trials: results of a randomised controlled trial
    Sally Hopewell
    Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med 14:199. 2016
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  2. doi request reprint Deficiencies in the publication and reporting of the results of systematic reviews presented at scientific medical conferences
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre d Epidemiologie Clinique, Universite Paris Descartes, Inserm U1153, Hopital Hotel Dieu, Aile A2 1er étage 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris, France Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:1488-95. 2015
    ..To evaluate the publication and quality of reporting of abstracts of systematic reviews presented at scientific medical conferences...
  3. pmc Cochrane methods--twenty years experience in developing systematic review methods
    Jackie Chandler
    The Cochrane Collaboration, Oxford, UK
    Syst Rev 2:76. 2013
    ..We conclude by considering the future development of methods for Cochrane Reviews. ..
  4. pmc Protocol for CONSORT-SPI: an extension for social and psychological interventions
    Paul Montgomery
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Implement Sci 8:99. 2013
    ..We aim to develop an extension of the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials Statement for Social and Psychological Interventions (CONSORT-SPI)...
  5. pmc Impact of adding a limitations section to abstracts of systematic reviews on readers' interpretation: a randomized controlled trial
    Amélie Yavchitz
    Centre de Recherche Épidémiologies et Statistiques INSERM U1153, Paris, France
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:123. 2014
    ..g., risk of bias, publication bias, inconsistency, imprecision) should be described in the abstract. We aimed to evaluate the impact of adding such limitations sections on reader's interpretation...
  6. pmc Impact of peer review on reports of randomised trials published in open peer review journals: retrospective before and after study
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Centre d Epidémiologie Clinique, Universite Paris Descartes, Inserm U1153, France
    BMJ 349:g4145. 2014
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of open peer review as a mechanism to improve the reporting of randomised trials published in biomedical journals...
  7. pmc Endorsement of the CONSORT Statement by high impact factor medical journals: a survey of journal editors and journal 'Instructions to Authors'
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Trials 9:20. 2008
    ..We assessed the extent to which leading medical journals that publish reports of randomized trials incorporate the CONSORT recommendations into their journal and editorial processes...
  8. pmc Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials
    Evan Mayo-Wilson
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 14:242. 2013
    ..We invite readers to participate in the project by visiting our website, in order to help us reach the best-informed consensus on these guidelines (http://tinyurl.com/CONSORT-study). ..
  9. pmc Reporting characteristics of non-primary publications of results of randomized trials: a cross-sectional review
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Botnar Recpsearch Building, Windmill Road, Oxford, UK
    Trials 14:240. 2013
    ..Other aspects of a randomized trial's findings (that is, non-primary results) are often reported in subsequent publications...
  10. pmc Resources for authors of reports of randomized trials: harnessing the wisdom of authors, editors, and readers
    David Moher
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, USA
    Trials 12:98. 2011
    ..We invite authors, editors, and readers worldwide to nominate examples of well reported items for the database...
  11. pmc Reporting of participant flow diagrams in published reports of randomized trials
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, UK
    Trials 12:253. 2011
    ..We assessed the type and completeness of information reported in CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) flow diagrams published in current reports of randomized trials...
  12. pmc The quality of reports of randomised trials in 2000 and 2006: comparative study of articles indexed in PubMed
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD
    BMJ 340:c723. 2010
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  13. pmc Alternatives, and adjuncts, to prophylactic platelet transfusion for people with haematological malignancies undergoing intensive chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation
    Michael Desborough
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2016
    ....
  14. pmc Alternative agents to prophylactic platelet transfusion for preventing bleeding in people with thrombocytopenia due to chronic bone marrow failure: a meta-analysis and systematic review
    Michael Desborough
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD012055. 2016
    ..Platelet transfusions have limited efficacy in this setting and alternative agents that could replace, or reduce platelet transfusion, and are effective at reducing bleeding are needed...
  15. pmc Feasibility of surgical randomised controlled trials with a placebo arm: a systematic review
    Karolina Wartolowska
    Oxford NIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Oxford, UK Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e010194. 2016
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  16. pmc Alternative agents versus prophylactic platelet transfusion for preventing bleeding in patients with thrombocytopenia due to chronic bone marrow failure: a network meta-analysis and systematic review
    Michael Desborough
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016:. 2016
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials
    Evan Mayo-Wilson
    Evan Mayo Wilson, DPhhil, MSc, Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK Paul Montgomery, DPhil, Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Sally Hopewell, DPhil, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Geraldine Macdonald, MSc, Institute of Child Care Research, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast UK David Moher, PhD, MSc, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Centre for Practice Changing Research CPCR, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada Sean Grant, MSc, Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:250-4. 2013
    ..We invite readers to participate in the project by visiting our website, in order to help us reach the best-informed consensus on these guidelines (http://tinyurl.com/CONSORT-study). ..
  18. pmc Granulocyte transfusions for treating infections in people with neutropenia or neutrophil dysfunction
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD005339. 2016
    ..This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2005...
  19. pmc Antifibrinolytics (lysine analogues) for the prevention of bleeding in people with haematological disorders
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD009733. 2016
    ..This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2013...
  20. pmc Different doses of prophylactic platelet transfusion for preventing bleeding in people with haematological disorders after myelosuppressive chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2015
    ..This review has now been split into four smaller reviews; this review compares different platelet transfusion doses...
  21. pmc Appraising the uptake and use of recommendations for a common outcome data set for clinical trials: a case study in fall injury prevention
    Bethan Copsey
    Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Trials 17:131. 2016
    ..The Prevention of Falls Network Europe (ProFaNE) developed a common outcome data set for fall injury prevention trials 10 years ago. This study assesses the impact of these recommendations...
  22. pmc Comparison of different platelet transfusion thresholds prior to insertion of central lines in patients with thrombocytopenia
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015:. 2015
    ..The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of different platelet transfusion thresholds prior to the insertion of a central line in patients with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)...
  23. doi request reprint Reporting of a Publicly Accessible Protocol and Its Association With Positive Study Findings in Cardiovascular Trials (from the Epidemiological Study of Randomized Trials [ESORT])
    Ayodele Odutayo
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 116:1280-3. 2015
    ..35, 95% confidence interval 0.13 to 0.94). Reporting of an accessible protocol is associated with a reduced likelihood of reporting positive findings. Further investigation is needed to determine if this association is causal. ..
  24. pmc Reporting on covariate adjustment in randomised controlled trials before and after revision of the 2001 CONSORT statement: a literature review
    Ly Mee Yu
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College Annexe, Oxford, UK
    Trials 11:59. 2010
    ..To evaluate the use and reporting of adjusted analysis in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and compare the quality of reporting before and after the revision of the CONSORT Statement in 2001...
  25. pmc Use of platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures or epidural anaesthesia for the prevention of complications in people with thrombocytopenia
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015:. 2015
    ..The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of different platelet transfusion thresholds prior to the insertion of a lumbar puncture or epidural anaesthesia in people with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)...
  26. pmc Interventions for improving adherence to iron chelation therapy in people with sickle cell disease or thalassaemia
    Patricia M Fortin
    Systematic Review Initiative, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016:. 2016
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  27. pmc Preoperative blood transfusions for sickle cell disease
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD003149. 2016
    ..This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2001...
  28. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and risks of cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and death: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ayodele Odutayo
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMJ 354:i4482. 2016
    ..To quantify the association between atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and death...
  29. pmc Regular long-term red blood cell transfusions for managing chronic chest complications in sickle cell disease
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2016
    ..These complications can lead to morbidity (such as reduced exercise tolerance) and increased mortality.This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2011 and updated in 2014...
  30. doi request reprint What is the maximum time that a unit of red blood cells can be safely left out of controlled temperature storage?
    Susan Brunskill
    NHS Blood and Transplant, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Transfus Med Rev 26:209-223.e3. 2012
    ....
  31. pmc Comparison of different platelet count thresholds to guide administration of prophylactic platelet transfusion for preventing bleeding in people with haematological disorders after myelosuppressive chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2015
    ..This review has now been split into four smaller reviews looking at these questions individually; this review compares prophylactic platelet transfusion thresholds...
  32. pmc Effect of editors' implementation of CONSORT guidelines on the reporting of abstracts in high impact medical journals: interrupted time series analysis
    Sally Hopewell
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK
    BMJ 344:e4178. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of the CONSORT for Abstracts guidelines, and different editorial policies used by five leading general medical journals to implement the guidelines, on the reporting quality of abstracts of randomised trials...
  33. pmc Restrictive versus liberal red blood cell transfusion strategies for people with haematological malignancies treated with intensive chemotherapy or radiotherapy, or both, with or without haematopoietic stem cell support
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD011305. 2017
    ..However, it is not known whether it is safe in people with haematological malignancies...
  34. pmc Red blood cell transfusion to treat or prevent complications in sickle cell disease: an overview of Cochrane reviews
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016:. 2016
    ....
  35. pmc Comparison of different platelet transfusion thresholds prior to insertion of central lines in patients with thrombocytopenia
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2015
    ..The risk of bleeding after a central line insertion appears to be low if an ultrasound-guided technique is used. Patients may therefore be exposed to the risks of a platelet transfusion without any obvious clinical benefit...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of spin in the abstracts of articles reporting results of randomized controlled trials in the field of cancer: the SPIIN randomized controlled trial
    Isabelle Boutron
    Isabelle Boutron, Sally Hopewell, and Philippe Ravaud, Methods of Therapeutic Evaluation of Chronic Diseases Team, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sorbonne Paris Cité Research Centre, Unite Mixte de Recherche 1153, L Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Isabelle Boutron and Philippe Ravaud, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, Hôpital Hôtel Dieu Isabelle Boutron and Philippe Ravaud, Paris Descartes University, Sorbonne Paris Cité Isabelle Boutron, Sally Hopewell, and Philippe Ravaud, French Cochrane Centre, Paris, France Douglas G Altman and Sally Hopewell, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Francisco Vera Badillo and Ian Tannock, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Philippe Ravaud, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
    J Clin Oncol 32:4120-6. 2014
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  37. doi request reprint Is fresh-frozen plasma clinically effective? An update of a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Lucy Yang
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Transfusion 52:1673-86; quiz 1673. 2012
    ..In 2004, a systematic review of all published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) revealed a lack of evidence that supported the efficacy of FP use. This is an update that includes all new RCTs published since the original review...
  38. pmc The acute management of trauma hemorrhage: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Nicola Curry
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Oxford, Headley Way, Oxford, OX3 9BQ, UK
    Crit Care 15:R92. 2011
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Blood transfusion for preventing primary and secondary stroke in people with sickle cell disease
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD003146. 2017
    ..Chronic blood transfusions may reduce the risk of vaso-occlusion and stroke by diluting the proportion of sickled cells in the circulation.This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in 2002, and last updated in 2013...
  40. pmc Comparison of a restrictive versus liberal red cell transfusion policy for patients with myelodysplasia, aplastic anaemia, and other congenital bone marrow failure disorders
    Yisu Gu
    Haematology, NHS University of Oxford, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK, OX3 9DU
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2015
    ..However, RBC transfusions are not without risk. Despite regular transfusions playing a central role in treating such patients, the optimal RBC transfusion strategy (restrictive versus liberal) is currently unclear...
  41. pmc Granulocyte transfusions for preventing infections in people with neutropenia or neutrophil dysfunction
    Lise J Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 9BQ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2015
    ..This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2009...
  42. doi request reprint Prophylactic platelet transfusion for prevention of bleeding in patients with haematological disorders after chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation
    Lise Estcourt
    Haematology Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2012
    ....
  43. pmc Professional medical writing support and the quality of randomised controlled trial reporting: a cross-sectional study
    William T Gattrell
    Research Evaluation Unit, Oxford PharmaGenesis Ltd, Oxford, UK Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e010329. 2016
    ..We examined the relationship between medical writing support and the quality and timeliness of reporting of the results of randomised controlled trials (RCTs)...
  44. doi request reprint Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries
    A Paul Monk
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford, UK, OX3 7LD
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD011166. 2016
    ..It is also associated with increased risk of secondary osteoarthritis of the knee. It is unclear whether stabilising the knee surgically via ACL reconstruction produces a better overall outcome than non-surgical (conservative) treatment...
  45. pmc Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials
    Paul Montgomery
    Paul Montgomery and Sean Grant are with Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Evan Mayo Wilson is with Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK Sally Hopewell is with Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford Geraldine Macdonald is with the Institute of Child Care Research, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK David Moher is with the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Centre for Practice Changing Research, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
    Am J Public Health 103:1741-6. 2013
    ..We invite readers to participate in the project by visiting our Web site, to help us reach the best-informed consensus on these guidelines ( http://tinyurl.com/consort-study ). ..
  46. doi request reprint Perinatal outcomes associated with maternal HIV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chrystelle O O Wedi
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Women s Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Medical Research Council, Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Lancet HIV 3:e33-48. 2016
    ..91% of HIV-positive pregnant women reside in sub-Saharan Africa, a region that also has very poor perinatal outcomes. We aimed to establish whether untreated maternal HIV infection is associated with specific perinatal outcomes...
  47. doi request reprint Reviews assessing the quality or the reporting of randomized controlled trials are increasing over time but raised questions about how quality is assessed
    Agnes Dechartres
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:136-44. 2011
    ..Many reviews specifically aimed to assess the quality of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We evaluated the quality of reporting in such reviews...
  48. pmc Association between randomised trial evidence and global burden of disease: cross sectional study (Epidemiological Study of Randomized Trials--ESORT)
    Connor A Emdin
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3DB, UK
    BMJ 350:h117. 2015
    ....
  49. pmc Use of placebo controls in the evaluation of surgery: systematic review
    Karolina Wartolowska
    National Institute of Health Research Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Oxford, UK Botnar Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    BMJ 348:g3253. 2014
    ..To investigate whether placebo controls should be used in the evaluation of surgical interventions...
  50. doi request reprint Where are the systematic reviews in transfusion medicine? A study of the transfusion evidence base
    Carolyn Doree
    Systematic Review Initiative, NHS Blood and Transplant Oxford Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Transfus Med Rev 24:286-94. 2010
    ..References and links to all systematic reviews included in this overview can be freely accessed via the SRI's new online database, the Transfusion Evidence Library (www.transfusionguidelines.org)...