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.

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Latest journal articles from HEDS

The following articles were published by researchers within HEDS in April (plus a few stragglers from earlier in the year).

Prescribing high-dose lipid-lowering therapy early to avoid subsequent cardiovascular events: is this a cost-effective strategy? 
Ara R, Pandor A, Stevens J, Rafia R, Ward S, Rees A, Durrington P, Reynolds T, Wierzbicki A, Stevenson M
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 01 Apr 2011

Estimating a preference-based index for a 5-dimensional health state classification for asthma derived from the asthma quality of life questionnaire. 
Yang Y, Brazier JE, Tsuchiya A, Young TA
Med Decis Making 31(2):281-291 Mar 2011

Views regarding the use of contraception amongst young people in the UK: A systematic review and thematic synthesis. 
Baxter S, Blank L, Guillaume L, Squires H, Payne N
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 21 Feb 2011

Factors associated with outcomes for looked-after children and young people: a correlates review of the literature. 
Jones R, Everson-Hock ES, Papaioannou D, Guillaume L, Goyder E, Chilcott J, Cooke J, Payne N, Duenas A, Sheppard LM, Swann C
Child Care Health Dev 24 Mar 2011

Using and writing reviews to inform your practice.
Grant MJ, Sutton A
Health Info Libr J 28(1):1-2 Mar 2011

Evaluating clinical librarians: mixing apple merchants and orange sellers?
Booth A
Health Info Libr J 28(1):87-90 Mar 2011

The clinical effectiveness and safety of prophylactic retinal interventions to reduce the risk of retinal detachment and subsequent vision loss in adults and children with Stickler syndrome: a systematic review. 
Carroll C, Papaioannou D, Rees A, Kaltenthaler E
Health Technol Assess 15(16):1-68 Apr 2011