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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.

Statistical design and analysis in trials of proportionate interventions: a systematic review (2019)
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Candlish, J., Teare, M. D., Cohen, J., & Bywater, T. (2019). Statistical design and analysis in trials of proportionate interventions: a systematic review. Trials, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3206-x

Background In proportionate or adaptive interventions, the dose or intensity can be adjusted based on individual need at predefined decision stages during the delivery of the intervention. The development of such interventions may require an evaluat... Read More about Statistical design and analysis in trials of proportionate interventions: a systematic review.

Selecting pregnant or postpartum women with suspected pulmonary embolism for diagnostic imaging: The DiPEP diagnostic study with decision-analysis modelling (2018)
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Goodacre, S., Horspool, K., Shephard, N., Pollard, D., Hunt, B. J., Fuller, G., …Cohen, J. (2018). Selecting pregnant or postpartum women with suspected pulmonary embolism for diagnostic imaging: The DiPEP diagnostic study with decision-analysis modelling. Health Technology Assessment, 22(47), V-229. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta22470

Background Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a leading cause of death in pregnancy and post partum, but the symptoms of PE are common in normal pregnancy. Simple diagnostic tests are needed to select women for diagnostic imaging. Objective To estimate the... Read More about Selecting pregnant or postpartum women with suspected pulmonary embolism for diagnostic imaging: The DiPEP diagnostic study with decision-analysis modelling.

Does early intervention improve outcomes in the physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? Results of the POLAR pilot randomised controlled trial (2018)
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Reddington, M., Walters, S. J., Cohen, J., Baxter, S. K., & Cole, A. (2018). Does early intervention improve outcomes in the physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? Results of the POLAR pilot randomised controlled trial. BMJ open, 8(7), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021631

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. Objective To investigate the feasibility of undertaking a definitive randomised controlled trial (RCT). Setting This was a pilot, pragmatic superiority RCT with... Read More about Does early intervention improve outcomes in the physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? Results of the POLAR pilot randomised controlled trial.

Induced endometrial trauma (endometrial scratch) in the mid-luteal menstrual cycle phase preceding first cycle IVF/ICSI versus usual IVF/ICSI therapy: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2018)
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Pye, C., Chatters, R., Cohen, J., Brian, K., Cheong, Y. C., Laird, S., …Metwally, M. (2018). Induced endometrial trauma (endometrial scratch) in the mid-luteal menstrual cycle phase preceding first cycle IVF/ICSI versus usual IVF/ICSI therapy: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ open, 8(5), e020755. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020755

© Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2018. All rights reserved. No commercial use is permitted unless otherwise expressly granted. Introduction Endometrial trauma commonly known as endometrial... Read More about Induced endometrial trauma (endometrial scratch) in the mid-luteal menstrual cycle phase preceding first cycle IVF/ICSI versus usual IVF/ICSI therapy: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Aetiological investigations in early developmental impairment: Are they worth it? (2017)
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Hart, A. R., Sharma, R., Atherton, M., Alabed, S., Simpson, S., Barfield, S., …Connolly, D. J. (2017). Aetiological investigations in early developmental impairment: Are they worth it?. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(11), 1004-1013. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2017-312843

Objective To study the frequency a diagnosis is made in children with early developmental impairment (EDI), and the contribution made to diagnosis by specific investigations. Design Retrospective case note review. Setting Community, neurodisability... Read More about Aetiological investigations in early developmental impairment: Are they worth it?.

Does early intervention improve outcomes in physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? A mixed-methods study protocol (2017)
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Reddington, M., Walters, S. J., Cohen, J., & Baxter, S. (2017). Does early intervention improve outcomes in physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? A mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ open, 7(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014422

© 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/. Introduction Lumbar radicular syndrome (LRS) can be a... Read More about Does early intervention improve outcomes in physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? A mixed-methods study protocol.

A systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the contribution of mr imaging to the diagnosis of foetal brain abnormalities In Utero (2016)
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Jarvis, D., Mooney, C., Cohen, J., Papaioannou, D., Bradburn, M., Sutton, A., & Griffiths, P. D. (2017). A systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the contribution of mr imaging to the diagnosis of foetal brain abnormalities In Utero. European Radiology, 27(6), 2367-2380. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-016-4563-4

Objectives This systematic review was undertaken to define the diagnostic performance of in utero MR (iuMR) imaging when attempting to confirm, exclude or provide additional information compared with the information provided by prenatal ultrasound s... Read More about A systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the contribution of mr imaging to the diagnosis of foetal brain abnormalities In Utero.

DiPALS: Diaphragm pacing in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – A randomised controlled trial (2016)
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McDermott, C. J., Bradburn, M. J., Maguire, C., Cooper, C. L., Baird, W. O., Baxter, S. K., …Shaw, P. J. (2016). DiPALS: Diaphragm pacing in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – A randomised controlled trial. Health Technology Assessment, 20(45), 1-218. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta20450

Background Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease resulting in death, usually from respiratory failure, within 2–3 years of symptom onset. Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is a treatment that when given to patients in respir... Read More about DiPALS: Diaphragm pacing in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – A randomised controlled trial.

Intravenous or nebulised magnesium sulphate versus standard therapy for severe acute asthma (3Mg trial): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial (2013)
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Goodacre, S., Cohen, J., Bradburn, M., Gray, A., Benger, J., & Coats, T. (2013). Intravenous or nebulised magnesium sulphate versus standard therapy for severe acute asthma (3Mg trial): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial. The lancet. Respiratory medicine, 1(4), 293-300. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2213-2600%2813%2970070-5

Background Previous studies suggested intravenous or nebulised magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) might improve respiratory function in patients with acute asthma. We aimed to determine whether intravenous or nebulised MgSO4 improve symptoms of breathlessne... Read More about Intravenous or nebulised magnesium sulphate versus standard therapy for severe acute asthma (3Mg trial): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial.


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