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  • Do self-reported intentions predict clinicians behaviour: a systematic review. 

    Eccles, Martin P.; Hrisos, Susan; Francis, Jillian Joy; Kaner, Eileen F.; Dickinson, DO; Beyer, F; Johnston, Marie (BioMed Central, 2006-11-21)
    Background: Implementation research is the scientific study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of clinical research findings into routine clinical practice. Several interventions have been shown to be effective ...
  • Economic evaluation of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer 

    De Verteuil, Robyn; Hernández, Rodolfo Andrés; Vale, Luke David; Aberdeen Health Technology Assessment Group (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
    Objectives: To assess the cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic surgery compared with open surgery for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Methods: A Markov model was developed to model cost-effectiveness over 25 years. Data ...
  • Incontinence-specific quality of life measures used in trials of treatments for female urinary incontinence: a systematic review. 

    Ross, S; Soroka, D; Karahalios, A; Glazener, Cathryn Margaret Anne; Hay-Smith, E. J. C.; Drutz, H.P (Springer, 2006-05)
    This systematic review examined the use of incontinence-specific QOL measures in clinical trials of female incontinence treatments, and systematically evaluated their quality using a standard checklist. Of 61 trials ...
  • Outcomes of stenting after uncomplicated ureteroscopy: systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Nabi, G; Cook, Jonathan Alistair; N'Dow, James Michael Olu; McClinton, S (BMJ Publishing, 2007-03-17)
    Objective To investigate the potential beneficial and adverse effects of routine ureteric stent placement after ureteroscopy. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Data sources ...
  • Systematic review of antimicrobial drug prescribing in hospitals. 

    Davey, P; Brown, E; Fenelon, L; Finch, R; Gould, I.M.; Homes, A; Ramsay, Craig R; Taylor, E; Wiffen, P; Wilcox, M (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006-02)
    Prudent antibiotic prescribing to hospital inpatients has the potential to reduce the incidences of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infection. We reviewed the literature from January 1980 to November ...
  • Systematic review of economic evaluations and cost analyses of guideline implementation strategies 

    Vale, Luke David; Thomas, Ruth Elizabeth; MacLennan, Graeme Stewart; Grimshaw, Jeremy (Springer, 2007)
    Objectives To appraise the quality of economic studies undertaken as part of evaluations of guideline implementation strategies; determine their resources use; and recommend methods to improve future studies. Methods ...
  • Systematic review of the use of financial incentives in treatments for obesity and overweight 

    Paul-Ebhohimhen, Virginia; Avenell, Alison (Wiley, 2008)
    Nine studies met the criteria for inclusion in this systematic review of randomized controlled trials of treatments for obesity and overweight involving the use of financial incentives, with reported follow-up of at least ...
  • Using the literature to quantify the learning curve: a case study 

    Cook, Jonathan Alistair; Ramsay, Craig R; Fayers, Peter (Cambridge University Press, 2007-04)
    Objective: To assess whether a literature review of a technology can allow a learning curve to be quantified. Methods: The literature for fibreoptic intubation was searched for studies reporting information relevant to the ...