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.

Friday, 8 May 2020

Latest HEDS Publications for April

Our regular monthly trawl for new publications from HEDS in collaboration with colleagues in ScHARR and further afield has reaped a tremendous amount of fresh research. Many of these are currently in press, so you can find much of our work in its open access form via our institutional repository. Find them here:

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PharmacoEconomics Journal
            Comans, T.A., Nguyen, K.-H., Ratcliffe, J., Rowen, D. and Mulhern, B., 2020. Valuing the AD-5D Dementia Utility Instrument: An Estimation of a General Population Tariff. PharmacoEconomics. 10.1007/s40273-020-00913-7

            Duncan, E., O’Cathain, A., Rousseau, N., Croot, L., Sworn, K., Turner, K.M., Yardley, L. and Hoddinott, P., 2020. Guidance for reporting intervention development studies in health research (GUIDED) : an evidence-based consensus study. BMJ Open, 10(4). 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033516

            Franklin, M., Lomas, J. and Richardson, G., 2020. Conducting value for money analyses for non-randomised interventional studies including service evaluations : an educational review with recommendations. PharmacoEconomics. 10.1007/s40273-020-00907-5

             Hill, J., Pennington, R., Wailoo, A., Wong, R. and Rowen, D., 2020. A review of the methods used to generate utility values in NICE technology assessments for children and adolescents. Value in Health. http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/159928/

Houghton, C., Meskell, P., Delaney, H., Smalle, M., Glenton, C., Booth, A., Chan, X.H.S., Devane, D. and Biesty, L.M., 2020. Barriers and facilitators to healthcare workers’ adherence with infection prevention and control (IPC) guidelines for respiratory infectious diseases : a rapid qualitative evidence synthesis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 10.1002/14651858.cd013582

Michaels, J. and Stevenson, M., 2020. Explaining national differences in the mortality of Covid-19 : individual patient simulation model to investigate the effects of testing policy and other factors on apparent mortality. School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield. 10.1101/2020.04.02.20050633

Morgan, J., George, J., Holmes, G., Martin, C., Reed, M., Ward, S., Walters, S., Cheung, K.L., Audisio, R. and Wyld, L., 2020. Breast cancer surgery in older women: outcomes of the Bridging Age Gap in Breast Cancer study. British Journal of Surgery. http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/159235/

Rooney, G., Aber, A., Phillips, P., Hughes, J., Keetharuth, A.D., Walters, S., Jone, G. and Michaels, J., 2020. Electronic personal assessment questionnaire for vascular patients (ePAQ-VAS) development and validity. British Journal of Surgery. 10.1002/bjs.11531
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British Journal of Surgery

Salway, S., Such, E., Preston, L., Booth, A., Zubair, M., Victor, C. and Raghavan, R., 2020. How can we reduce loneliness among migrant and ethnic minority people? Systematic, participatory review of programme theories, system processes and outcomes. NIHR Journals Library Publications_PHR. http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/159630/

Wickramasekera, N., Howard, A., Philips, P., Rooney, G., Hughes, J., Wilson, E., Aber, A., Michaels, J. and Shackley, P., 2020. Author response to: Comment on: Strength of public preferences for endovascular or open aortic aneurysm repair. British Journal of Surgery, 107(5), pp.613–614. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11265

Winkley, K., Upsher, R., Stahl, D., Pollard, D., Brennan, A., Heller, S.R. and Ismail, K., 2020. Psychological interventions to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.38874.652569.55