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A feasibility, randomised controlled trial of a complex breathlessness intervention in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (BREEZE-IPF): study protocol (2019)
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Crooks, M. G., Wright, C., Hart, S. P., Allgar, V., English, A., Swan, F., …Crooks, M. G. (2019). A feasibility, randomised controlled trial of a complex breathlessness intervention in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (BREEZE-IPF): study protocol. ERJ Open Research, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00186-2019

Introduction: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive lung disease that causes breathlessness and cough that worsen over time, limiting daily activities and negatively impacting quality of life. Although treatments are now av... Read More about A feasibility, randomised controlled trial of a complex breathlessness intervention in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (BREEZE-IPF): study protocol.

One evidence base; three stories: do opioids relieve chronic breathlessness? (2017)
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Ekstrom, M., Currow, D. C., Johnson, M. J., Ekström, M., Bajwah, S., Bland, J. M., …Johnson, M. (2018). One evidence base; three stories: do opioids relieve chronic breathlessness?. Thorax, 73(1), 88-90. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209868

Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://www.bmj.com/company/products-services/rights-and-licensing/. The efficacy of low-dose systemic opioids for chronic br... Read More about One evidence base; three stories: do opioids relieve chronic breathlessness?.

Quality of missing data reporting and handling in palliative care trials demonstrates that further development of the CONSORT statement is required : a systematic review (2017)
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Hussain, J. A., Johnson, M. J., Currow, D. C., White, I. R., Currow, D., Hussain, J., …White, I. (2017). Quality of missing data reporting and handling in palliative care trials demonstrates that further development of the CONSORT statement is required : a systematic review. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 88, 81-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.05.009

Objectives Assess (i) the quality of reporting and handling of missing data (MD) in palliative care trials, (ii) whether there are differences in the reporting of criteria specified by the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) 2010 sta... Read More about Quality of missing data reporting and handling in palliative care trials demonstrates that further development of the CONSORT statement is required : a systematic review.

Missing data in randomized controlled trials testing palliative interventions pose a significant risk of bias and loss of power: a systematic review and meta-analyses (2016)
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Hussain, J. A., White, I. R., Langan, D., Johnson, M. J., Currow, D. C., Torgerson, D. J., & Bland, M. (2016). Missing data in randomized controlled trials testing palliative interventions pose a significant risk of bias and loss of power: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 74, 57-65 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.12.003

Objectives To assess the risk posed by missing data (MD) to the power and validity of trials evaluating palliative interventions. Study Design and Setting A systematic review of MD in published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of palliative interv... Read More about Missing data in randomized controlled trials testing palliative interventions pose a significant risk of bias and loss of power: a systematic review and meta-analyses.

Patient and health care professional decision-making to commence and withdraw from renal dialysis: A systematic review of qualitative research (2015)
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Hussain, J. A., Flemming, K., Murtagh, F. E., & Johnson, M. J. (2015). Patient and health care professional decision-making to commence and withdraw from renal dialysis: A systematic review of qualitative research. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 10(7), 1201-1215 . https://doi.org/10.2215/cjn.11091114

Background and objectives. To ensure decisions to start and stop dialysis in end stage kidney disease are shared, the factors that affect patients and healthcare professionals in making such decisions need to be understood. This systematic review aim... Read More about Patient and health care professional decision-making to commence and withdraw from renal dialysis: A systematic review of qualitative research.


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