Clare Robertson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Meaning behind measurement: self-comparisons affect responses to health-related quality of life questionnaires
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 22D, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:221-30. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical Effectiveness of Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance Interventions for Men: A Systematic Review of Men-Only Randomized Controlled Trials (The ROMEO Project)
    Clare Robertson
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Am J Mens Health . 2015
  3. doi request reprint Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: The ROMEO project
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK Electronic address
    Obes Res Clin Pract 10:70-84. 2016
  4. pmc Protocol for stage 2 of the GaP study (genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): a questionnaire study to investigate whether relatives of people with Paget's disease would accept genetic testing and preventive treatment if they were ava
    Anne L Langston
    Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University of Edinburgh, Queens Medical Research Institute, Room E1, 16, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:116. 2008
  5. pmc Surveillance mammography for detecting ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence and metachronous contralateral breast cancer: a systematic review
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, 3rd Floor, Health Sciences Building Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    Eur Radiol 21:2484-91. 2011
  6. pmc Systematic reviews of and integrated report on the quantitative, qualitative and economic evidence base for the management of obesity in men
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 18:v-vi, xxiii-xxix, 1-424. 2014
  7. pmc Are men difficult to find? Identifying male-specific studies in MEDLINE and Embase
    Fiona Stewart
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Syst Rev 3:78. 2014
  8. pmc Protocol for stage 1 of the GaP study (Genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): an interview study about genetic testing and preventive treatment: would relatives of people with Paget's disease want testing and treatment if they were av
    Anne L Langston
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:71. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical obesity interventions in men
    Dwayne Boyers
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Obes Res Clin Pract 9:310-27. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Practicalities of using a modified version of the Cochrane Collaboration risk of bias tool for randomised and non-randomised study designs applied in a health technology assessment setting
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Res Synth Methods 5:200-11. 2014

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Meaning behind measurement: self-comparisons affect responses to health-related quality of life questionnaires
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 22D, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:221-30. 2009
    ..This study investigated how an elderly population living with a chronic metabolic bone disorder evaluated self-reported quality of life...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical Effectiveness of Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance Interventions for Men: A Systematic Review of Men-Only Randomized Controlled Trials (The ROMEO Project)
    Clare Robertson
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Am J Mens Health . 2015
    ..Strategies to increase engagement of men with weight loss services to improve the reach of interventions are needed...
  3. doi request reprint Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: The ROMEO project
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK Electronic address
    Obes Res Clin Pract 10:70-84. 2016
    ..We suggest that it is important to understand men's views on weight loss, as this is likely to also improve the uptake and effectiveness of programmes for men. ..
  4. pmc Protocol for stage 2 of the GaP study (genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): a questionnaire study to investigate whether relatives of people with Paget's disease would accept genetic testing and preventive treatment if they were ava
    Anne L Langston
    Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University of Edinburgh, Queens Medical Research Institute, Room E1, 16, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:116. 2008
    ..Illness representations are examined using Leventhal's Common Sense Self-Regulation Model while cognitions about treatment behaviours (acceptance of testing and treatment uptake) are conceptualised within the Theory of Planned Behaviour...
  5. pmc Surveillance mammography for detecting ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence and metachronous contralateral breast cancer: a systematic review
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, 3rd Floor, Health Sciences Building Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    Eur Radiol 21:2484-91. 2011
    ..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of surveillance mammography for detecting ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence and metachronous contralateral breast cancer in women previously treated for primary breast cancer...
  6. pmc Systematic reviews of and integrated report on the quantitative, qualitative and economic evidence base for the management of obesity in men
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 18:v-vi, xxiii-xxix, 1-424. 2014
    ..More men than women are overweight or obese in the UK but men are less likely to perceive their weight as a problem and less likely to engage with weight-loss services...
  7. pmc Are men difficult to find? Identifying male-specific studies in MEDLINE and Embase
    Fiona Stewart
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Syst Rev 3:78. 2014
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  8. pmc Protocol for stage 1 of the GaP study (Genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): an interview study about genetic testing and preventive treatment: would relatives of people with Paget's disease want testing and treatment if they were av
    Anne L Langston
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:71. 2006
    ..The Theory of Planned Behaviour is a theoretical model that predicts behaviours from people's beliefs about the consequences, social pressures and perceived control over the behaviour, including uptake of treatment...
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical obesity interventions in men
    Dwayne Boyers
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Obes Res Clin Pract 9:310-27. 2015
    ..There is no clear indication of cost-effective treatments for men...
  10. doi request reprint Practicalities of using a modified version of the Cochrane Collaboration risk of bias tool for randomised and non-randomised study designs applied in a health technology assessment setting
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Res Synth Methods 5:200-11. 2014
    ..We describe our experience of using a modified version of the Cochrane risk of bias (RoB) tool for randomised and non-randomised comparative studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Implicit self-comparisons against others could bias quality of life assessments
    Peter M Fayers
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2TN, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1034-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that implicit comparisons against self at an earlier time, against healthy peers, or against ill patients would greatly affect patients' response values...
  12. ncbi request reprint An integrated approach to consumer representation and involvement in a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    Anne L Langston
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Trials 2:80-7. 2005
    ..Adoption of such an approach in other trials may yield significant improvements in recruitment and quality of participant information flow. There are, however, resource implications for both parties...
  13. pmc Collagenase clostridium histolyticum for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture: systematic review and economic evaluation
    Miriam Brazzelli
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 19:1-202. 2015
    ..Collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) has been developed as a minimally invasive alternative to surgery for some patients...
  14. doi request reprint What is an adequate sample size? Operationalising data saturation for theory-based interview studies
    Jill J Francis
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Psychol Health 25:1229-45. 2010
    ..Studywise data saturation was achieved at interview 17. We propose specification of these principles for reporting data saturation in theory-based interview studies. The principles may be adaptable for other types of studies...
  15. pmc Ablative therapy for people with localised prostate cancer: a systematic review and economic evaluation
    Craig R Ramsay
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 19:1-490. 2015
    ..Such therapies include cryotherapy, high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and brachytherapy, among others...
  16. doi request reprint Relative effectiveness of robot-assisted and standard laparoscopic prostatectomy as alternatives to open radical prostatectomy for treatment of localised prostate cancer: a systematic review and mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis
    Clare Robertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BJU Int 112:798-812. 2013
    ..To compare the effectiveness of robot-assisted and standard laparoscopic prostatectomy...