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Meta-analysis of time series studies and panel studies of particulate matter (PM) and ozone (O3). Report of a WHO task group
Quantitative health impact assessment has become increasingly important in the development of air quality policy. For such analysis it is important to have accurate information on theExpand
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Rethinking Clinical Trials of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Participant and Assessor Blinding Is Inadequate at Intensities of 2mA
Background Many double-blind clinical trials of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) use stimulus intensities of 2 mA despite the fact that blinding has not been formally validated underExpand
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Interventions for treating pain and disability in adults with complex regional pain syndrome.
BACKGROUND There is currently no strong consensus regarding the optimal management of complex regional pain syndrome although a multitude of interventions have been described and are commonly used.Expand
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Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain.
BACKGROUND This is an updated version of the original Cochrane Review published in 2010, Issue 9, and last updated in 2014, Issue 4. Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques aim to induce anExpand
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Prescribing of antipsychotics in UK primary care: a cohort study
Objective To examine the recorded indication for antipsychotic prescriptions in UK primary care. Design Cohort study. Setting Primary care. Participants Individuals prescribed antipsychotics betweenExpand
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High-frequency oscillatory ventilation for the prevention of chronic lung disease of prematurity.
BACKGROUND There remains uncertainty concerning the safety and efficacy of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation as compared with those of conventional ventilation for the respiratory support ofExpand
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Issues in multiple imputation of missing data for large general practice clinical databases
Missing data are a substantial problem in clinical databases. This paper aims to examine patterns of missing data in a primary care database, compare this to nationally representative datasets andExpand
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Service quality and clinical outcomes: an example from mental health rehabilitation services in England.
BACKGROUND Current health policy assumes better quality services lead to better outcomes. AIMS To investigate the relationship between quality of mental health rehabilitation services in England,Expand
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Introductory Statistics for Health and Nursing Using SPSS
With the inclusion of real-world data and a host of health-related examples, this is an impressive introductory statistics text ideal for all health science and ... Expand
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Outdoor air pollution and respiratory health in patients with COPD
Objectives Time series studies have shown adverse effects of outdoor air pollution on mortality and hospital admissions in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but panel studiesExpand
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