HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Systematic Reviews Update (SyRUp)

Systematic reviews carry interest for the methodology used, the topic considered or a combination of both. Here is a selection of recent articles influencing our recent thinking on either methodology or topic:

Alviar MJ, Olver J, Brand C, Hale T, Khan F. Do patient-reported outcome measures used in assessing outcomes in rehabilitation after hip and knee arthroplasty capture issues relevant to patients? Results of a systematic review and ICF linking process. J Rehabil Med. 2011 Apr;43(5):374-81. PubMed Abstract.

Baxter S, Blank L, Guillaume L, Squires H, Payne N. Views of contraceptive service delivery to young people in the UK: a systematic review and thematic synthesis. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2011 Apr;37(2):71-84. PubMed Abstract.

Booker CL, Harding S, Benzeval M. A systematic review of the effect of retention methods in population-based cohort studies. BMC Public Health. 2011 Apr 19;11(1):249. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed Abstract.

Chewning B, Bylund CL, Shah B, Arora NK, Gueguen JA, Makoul G. Patient preferences for shared decisions: A systematic review. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed Abstract.

Gabler NB, Duan N, Vohra S, Kravitz RL. N-of-1 Trials in the Medical Literature: A Systematic Review. Med Care. 2011 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed Abstract.

Gagnon MP, Pollender H, Trépanier A, Duplàa E, Ly BA. Supporting Health Professionals Through Information and Communication Technologies: A Systematic Review of the Effects of Information and Communication Technologies on Recruitment and Retention. Telemed J E Health. 2011 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed Abstract.

Parmelli E, Flodgren G, Beyer F, Baillie N, Schaafsma ME, Eccles MP. The effectiveness of strategies to change organisational culture to improve healthcare performance: a systematic review. Implement Sci. 2011 Apr 3;6:33. PubMed Abstract. http://www.implementationscience.com/content/6/1/33

Ouwens M, Philips Z, Jansen J.  Network meta-analysis of parametric survival curves. Research Synthesis Methods.  Article first published online : 11 MAR 2011, DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.25