Norman Waugh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Screening for hyperglycaemia in pregnancy: Consensus and controversy
    Norman Waugh
    Department of Public Health Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:553-71. 2010
  2. pmc A simplified search strategy for identifying randomised controlled trials for systematic reviews of health care interventions: a comparison with more exhaustive strategies
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:23. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Denosumab for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women
    N Waugh
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 15:51-9. 2011
  4. pmc Self monitoring of blood glucose - a survey of diabetes UK members with type 2 diabetes who use SMBG
    Katharine D Barnard
    NIHR Evaluation Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 7NS UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:318. 2010
  5. pmc Fear of hypoglycaemia in parents of young children with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review
    Katharine Barnard
    National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment Programme, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 7NS, UK
    BMC Pediatr 10:50. 2010
  6. pmc Glucagon-like peptide analogues for type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Deepson S Shyangdan
    Section of Population Health, Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:20. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Health technology assessment in cancer: a personal view from public health
    Norman Waugh
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Eur J Cancer 42:2876-80. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Pneumococcal immunization may not be cost-effective in the elderly in developed countries
    Norman Waugh
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:575-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Screening tests for detecting open-angle glaucoma: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Graham Mowatt
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:5373-85. 2008
  10. pmc Systematic reviews of epidemiology in diabetes: finding the evidence
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:2. 2005

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Screening for hyperglycaemia in pregnancy: Consensus and controversy
    Norman Waugh
    Department of Public Health Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:553-71. 2010
    ..However uncertainties remain around the threshold for treatment, and on the best screening strategy...
  2. pmc A simplified search strategy for identifying randomised controlled trials for systematic reviews of health care interventions: a comparison with more exhaustive strategies
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:23. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess whether developments in the CENTRAL database, and the CONSORT statement, mean that a simplified RCT search strategy for identifying RCTs now suffices for systematic reviews of health care interventions...
  3. doi request reprint Denosumab for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women
    N Waugh
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 15:51-9. 2011
    ..59). The ERG concluded that zoledronate was the main comparator. The relative cost-effectiveness of denosumab and zoledronate depends mainly on assumptions about costs of administration...
  4. pmc Self monitoring of blood glucose - a survey of diabetes UK members with type 2 diabetes who use SMBG
    Katharine D Barnard
    NIHR Evaluation Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 7NS UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:318. 2010
    ..Questions asked users to specify the benefits gained from SMBG, and how these benefits were achieved. We carried out both quantitative analysis and a thematic analysis for the open ended free-text questions...
  5. pmc Fear of hypoglycaemia in parents of young children with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review
    Katharine Barnard
    National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment Programme, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 7NS, UK
    BMC Pediatr 10:50. 2010
    ..The objective of this review was to systematically review studies concerning the extent and consequences of fear of hypoglycaemia in parents of children under 12 years of age with type 1 diabetes, and interventions to reduce it...
  6. pmc Glucagon-like peptide analogues for type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Deepson S Shyangdan
    Section of Population Health, Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:20. 2010
    ..This systematic review aims to provide evidence on the clinical effectiveness of the GLP-1 agonists in patients not achieving satisfactory glycaemic control with one or more oral glucose lowering drugs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health technology assessment in cancer: a personal view from public health
    Norman Waugh
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Eur J Cancer 42:2876-80. 2006
    ..HTA is a form of policy analysis that helps decide what to fund and what not to fund. Tensions arise mainly when a new intervention is clinically effective but not cost-effective, usually because the benefit is small and the cost high...
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Pneumococcal immunization may not be cost-effective in the elderly in developed countries
    Norman Waugh
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Medical School Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:575-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Screening tests for detecting open-angle glaucoma: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Graham Mowatt
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:5373-85. 2008
    ..To assess the comparative accuracy of potential screening tests for open angle glaucoma (OAG)...
  10. pmc Systematic reviews of epidemiology in diabetes: finding the evidence
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:2. 2005
    ..many databases it is necessary to search to ensure a comprehensive coverage of the literature in diabetes epidemiology, with the aim of examining the efficiency of searching in support of systematic reviews of the epidemiology of diabetes..
  11. pmc The relative clinical effectiveness of ranibizumab and bevacizumab in diabetic macular oedema: an indirect comparison in a systematic review
    John A Ford
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Services Building, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMJ 345:e5182. 2012
    ..To indirectly compare the effectiveness of ranibizumab and bevacizumab in the treatment of diabetic macular oedema...
  12. ncbi request reprint Should systematic reviews include searches for published errata?
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Info Libr J 21:14-20. 2004
    ..However, the majority of errata were considered to be worthwhile obtaining, on the basis that having full and accurate data can reduce confusion and save reviewers time...
  13. pmc Hospital admission patterns subsequent to diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children : a systematic review
    Val C Angus
    College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, West Block, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:199. 2007
    ..The main thrust of this review was to ascertain where there were gaps in the literature for studies investigating post-diagnosis hospitalisations, rather than to try to draw conclusions from the disparate data sets...
  14. doi request reprint Denosumab for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in post-menopausal women: a NICE single technology appraisal
    Graham Scotland
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:951-61. 2011
    ..For primary prevention, the Appraisal Committee also stipulated specific levels of fracture risk at which denosumab is recommended...
  15. pmc Adding pioglitazone to insulin containing regimens in type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christine Clar
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    PLoS ONE 4:e6112. 2009
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates the extent to which adding pioglitazone to insulin-containing regimens produces benefits in terms of patient-relevant outcomes...
  16. pmc Population screening for lung cancer using computed tomography, is there evidence of clinical effectiveness? A systematic review of the literature
    Corri Black
    Aberdeen Health Technology Assessment Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Thorax 62:131-8. 2007
    ..Currently, there is insufficient evidence that computed tomography screening is clinically effective in reducing mortality from lung cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Women's preferences for cervical cancer screening: a study using a discrete choice experiment
    Sarah Wordsworth
    Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:344-50. 2006
    ..Quantitative evidence on the preferences of women for alternative screening programs is limited; this study, therefore, elicits such preferences...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine: a systematic review of clinical effectiveness in adults
    Lorna Watson
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Grampian Health Board, Aberdeen, UK
    Vaccine 20:2166-73. 2002
    ..We undertook a systematic review of randomised controlled trials of pneumococcal vaccine in adults, to determine the effects on clinical outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines in adults: a systematic review of observational studies and comparison with results from randomised controlled trials
    Stephen Conaty
    UCL Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Vaccine 22:3214-24. 2004
    ..From five studies combined efficacy was 32% (7-50%) compared with 3% (-16 to 19%) from 13 RCTs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Refining the management of low-grade cervical abnormalities in the UK National Health Service and defining the potential for human papillomavirus testing: a commentary on emerging evidence
    Elaine Bentley
    University of Nottingham Medical School at Derby, Derby City General Hospital, UK
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 10:26-38. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and cost-effectiveness of donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine for Alzheimer's disease. A systematic review
    Andrew Clegg
    University of Southampton
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 18:497-507. 2002
    ..Systematic review of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease...