The following articles were published by researchers within HEDS in February.
Non-invasive diagnostic assessment tools for the detection of liver fibrosis in patients with suspected alcohol-related liver disease: a systematic review and economic evaluation.
Stevenson M, Lloyd-Jones M, Morgan M, Wong R
Health Technol Assess 16(4):1-174 Feb 2012 DOI
What is the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of using drugs in treating obese patients in primary care? A systematic review.
Ara R, Blake L, Gray L, Hernández M, Crowther M, Dunkley A, Warren F, Jackson R, Rees A, Stevenson M, et al.
Health Technol Assess 16(5):1-202 Feb 2012 DOI
Cost-effectiveness of population-based screening for colorectal cancer: a comparison of guaiac-based faecal occult blood testing, faecal immunochemical testing and flexible sigmoidoscopy.
Sharp L, Tilson L, Whyte S, O'Ceilleachair A, Walsh C, Usher C, Tappenden P, Chilcott J, Staines A, Barry M, et al.
Br J Cancer 106(5):805-816 28 Feb 2012 DOI