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The Association Between Hospitalisation for Childhood Head Injury and Academic Performance: Evidence from a Population e-Cohort Study

January 7, 2019

Gabbe BJ, Brooks CJ, Demmler JC, Macey S, Hyatt MA, Lyons RA Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2014, Published Ahead-of-Print DOI: 10.1136/jech-2013-203427 Abstract Background Childhood head injury has the potential for lifelong disability and burden. This study aimed to establish the association between admission to hospital for childhood head injury and early academic performance. …


Outcome measures for Multiple Sclerosis

Osborne LA, Noble JG, Maramba IDC, Jones KH, Middleton RM, Lyons RA, Ford DV, & Reed P. Physical Therapy Reviews, 2014, 19(1): 24-38 DOI: 10.1179/1743288X13Y.0000000094 Abstract Background This review determined the most commonly used, and reliable, measures for assessing clinical outcomes for multiple sclerosis (MS). Objectives It was anticipated that this would facilitate the development …


Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy with Child Weight at Birth, Age 12 Months and 5 Years – A Population-Based Electronic Cohort Study

Morgan K, Rahman M, Atkinson M, Zhou SM, Hill R, Khanom A, Paranjothy S, Brophy S PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(11): e79803 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079803 Abstract Background This study examines the effect of diabetes in pregnancy on offspring weight at birth and ages 1 and 5 years. Methods A population-based electronic cohort study using routinely collected linked …


Volunteer Bias in Recruitment, Retention, and Blood Sample Donation in a Randomised Controlled Trial Involving Mothers and Their Children at Six Months and Two Years: a longitudinal analysis

Jordan S, Watkins A, Storey M, Allen SJ, Brooks CJ, Garaiova I, Heaven ML, Jones RH, Plummer SF, Russell IT, Thornton CA, Morgan G PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(7): e67912 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067912 Abstract Background The vulnerability of clinical trials to volunteer bias is under-reported. Volunteer bias is systematic error due to differences between those who choose …


How people with Multiple Sclerosis rate their quality of life: an EQ-5D survey via the UK MS Register

Jones KH, Ford DV, Jones PA, John A, Middleton RM, Lockhart-Jones H, Osborne LA, Noble JG PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(6): e65640 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065640 Abstract Introduction The EQ-5D is a widely-used, standardised, quality of life measure producing health profiles, indices and states. The aims of this study were to assess the role of various factors in …


Linked routine data to enhance health-economics analysis

Husain MJ, Brophy S, Siebert S, Phillips CJ Farmeconomia. Health economics and therapeutic pathways, 2013, 14(2): 47 – 49 DOI: 10.7175/fe.v14i2.677 Context The major sources of data in the healthcare research include the data generated from randomised controlled trials (RCTs), observational studies based on patient derived questionnaire data, and routinely assembled data abstracted from the …


Recovery from injury: the UK Burden of Injury Multicentre Longitudinal Study

Kendrick D, Vinogravoda Y, Coupland C, Mulvaney C, Christie N, Lyons RA, Towner EML Injury Prevention, 2013, 19: 370-381 DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040658 Abstract Objectives To estimate the likelihood of recovery at 1, 4 and 12 months post injury and investigate predictors of recovery in injured people attending an emergency department (ED) or admitted to hospital in the …


Incidence of Campylobacter and Salmonella Infections Following First Prescription for PPI: A Cohort Study Using Routine Data

Brophy S, Jones KH, Rahman MA, Zhou S, John A, Atkinson MA, Francis N, Lyons RA, Dunstan F American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2013, 108: 1094-1100 DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.30 Abstract Objectives To examine the incidence of Campylobacter and Salmonella infection in patients prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) compared with controls. Methods Retrospective cohort study using anonymous general …


Socioeconomic patterning of excess alcohol consumption and binge drinking: a cross-sectional study of multilevel associations with neighbourhood deprivation

Fone DL, Farewell DM, White J, Lyons RA, Dunstan FD BMJ Open , 2013, 3(4) DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002337 Abstract Objectives The influence of neighbourhood deprivation on the risk of harmful alcohol consumption, measured by the separate categories of excess consumption and binge drinking, has not been studied. The study objective was to investigate the effect of …


UK health performance: findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

Murray CJ, Richards MA, Newton JN, Fenton KA, Ross Anderson H, Atkinson C et al The Lancet, 2013, 381(9871): 997 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60355-4 Summary Background The UK has had universal free health care and public health programmes for more than six decades. Several policy initiatives and structural reforms of the health system have been undertaken. Health …


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