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Metronidazole versus lactic acid for treating bacterial vaginosis (VITA): protocol for a randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of topical lactic acid gel for treating second and subsequent episodes of bacterial vaginosi (2019)
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Armstrong-Buisseret, L., Brittain, C., David, M., Dean, G., Griffiths, F., Hepburn, T., …Ross, J. D. (2019). Metronidazole versus lactic acid for treating bacterial vaginosis (VITA): protocol for a randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of topical lactic acid gel for treating second and subsequent episodes of bacterial vaginosis. Trials, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3731-7

Background: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) affects 30 – 50% of women at some time in their lives and is an embarrassing and distressing condition which can be associated with potentially serious comorbidities. Current antibiotic treatments such as metronid... Read More about Metronidazole versus lactic acid for treating bacterial vaginosis (VITA): protocol for a randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of topical lactic acid gel for treating second and subsequent episodes of bacterial vaginosi.

Cognitive Rehabilitation for Attention and Memory in people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial (CRAMMS) (2019)
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Lincoln, N., Bradshaw, L., Constantinescu, C., Day, F., Drummond, A., Fitzsimmons, D., …das Nair, R. (2019). Cognitive Rehabilitation for Attention and Memory in people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial (CRAMMS). Clinical Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215519890378

Objective The aim was to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation for attention and memory problems in people with multiple sclerosis. Design Multi-centre, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial. Setting Communi... Read More about Cognitive Rehabilitation for Attention and Memory in people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial (CRAMMS).

Acceptability of and treatment preferences for recurrent bacterial vaginosis—Topical lactic acid gel or oral metronidazole antibiotic: Qualitative findings from the VITA trial (2019)
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Anstey Watkins, J., Ross, J. D. C., Thandi, S., Brittain, C., Kai, J., & Griffiths, F. (2019). Acceptability of and treatment preferences for recurrent bacterial vaginosis—Topical lactic acid gel or oral metronidazole antibiotic: Qualitative findings from the VITA trial. PLoS ONE, 14(11), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224964

Background: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is associated with an elevated vaginal pH and the presence of abnormal offensive discharge. It is common, often recurrent, and the most effective treatment regimen is unknown. ‘Metronidazole Versus lactic acId for... Read More about Acceptability of and treatment preferences for recurrent bacterial vaginosis—Topical lactic acid gel or oral metronidazole antibiotic: Qualitative findings from the VITA trial.

Pravastatin for early‐onset preeclampsia: a randomized, blinded, placebo‐controlled trial (2019)
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Ahmed, A., Williams, D. J., Cheed, V., Middleton, L. J., Ahmad, S., Wang, K., …StAmP trial collaborative group, . (2019). Pravastatin for early‐onset preeclampsia: a randomized, blinded, placebo‐controlled trial. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16013

Objective Women with preeclampsia have elevated circulating levels of soluble fms‐like tyrosine kinase‐1 (sFlt‐1). Statins can reduce sFlt‐1 from cultured cells and improve pregnancy outcome in animals with a preeclampsia‐like syndrome. We investiga... Read More about Pravastatin for early‐onset preeclampsia: a randomized, blinded, placebo‐controlled trial.

Gentamicin, azithromycin and ceftriaxone in the treatment of gonorrhoea; the relationship between antibiotic minimum inhibitory concentration and clinical outcome (2019)
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Cole, M., Tan, W., Fifer, H., Brittain, C., Duley, L., Hepburn, T., …Ross, J. (2019). Gentamicin, azithromycin and ceftriaxone in the treatment of gonorrhoea; the relationship between antibiotic minimum inhibitory concentration and clinical outcome. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkz436

Controlled Trial of Two Incremental Milk Feeding Rates in Preterm Infants (2019)
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Partlett, C. (2019). Controlled Trial of Two Incremental Milk Feeding Rates in Preterm Infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 381(15), 1434-1443. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1816654

Background Observational data have shown that slowly advancing enteral feeds in preterm infants is associated with reduced risk for necrotizing enterocolitis but increased risk for late onset sepsis. However, randomized trial data are limited. Me... Read More about Controlled Trial of Two Incremental Milk Feeding Rates in Preterm Infants.

Prehospital Transdermal Glyceryl Trinitrate for Ultra-Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage (2019)
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Bath, P. M., Woodhouse, L. J., Krishnan, K., Appleton, J. P., Anderson, C. S., Berge, E., …Sprigg, N. (2019). Prehospital Transdermal Glyceryl Trinitrate for Ultra-Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Stroke, 50(11), https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.026389

Background and Purpose— Pilot trials suggest that glyceryl trinitrate (GTN; nitroglycerin) may improve outcome when administered early after stroke onset. Methods— We undertook a multicentre, paramedic-delivered, ambulance-based, prospective ran... Read More about Prehospital Transdermal Glyceryl Trinitrate for Ultra-Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage.

Determining responsiveness and meaningful changes for the Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) for use across musculoskeletal care pathways (2019)
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Price, A. J., Ogollah, R., Kang, S., Hay, E., Barker, K. L., Benedetto, E., …Hill, J. C. (2019). Determining responsiveness and meaningful changes for the Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) for use across musculoskeletal care pathways. BMJ Open, 9(10), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025357

Objectives: We have previously developed and validated the Arthritis Research UK Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) for use across musculoskeletal care pathways, showing encouraging psychometric test results. The objective of this study wa... Read More about Determining responsiveness and meaningful changes for the Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) for use across musculoskeletal care pathways.

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial assessing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Journeying through Dementia (JtD) intervention compared to usual care (2019)
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Wright, J., Foster, A., Cooper, C., SPRANGE, K., Walters, S., Berry, K., …Mountain, G. (2019). Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial assessing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Journeying through Dementia (JtD) intervention compared to usual care. BMJ Open, 9, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029207

Introduction: Services are being encouraged to provide postdiagnostic treatment to those with dementia but the availability of evidence-based interventions following diagnosis has not kept pace with increase in demand. To address this need, the Journ... Read More about Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial assessing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Journeying through Dementia (JtD) intervention compared to usual care.

Responsiveness and Minimal Important Change for Pain and Disability Outcome Measures in Pregnancy-Related Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain (2019)
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Ogollah, R., Bishop, A., Lewis, M., Grotle, M., & Foster, N. E. (2019). Responsiveness and Minimal Important Change for Pain and Disability Outcome Measures in Pregnancy-Related Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain. Physical Therapy, doi:10.1093/ptj/pzz107

Background Pregnancy-related low back pain and pelvic girdle pain (LBP/PGP) are common and negatively impact the lives of many pregnant women. Several patient-based outcome instruments measure treatment effect but there is no consensus about which m... Read More about Responsiveness and Minimal Important Change for Pain and Disability Outcome Measures in Pregnancy-Related Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain.

Randomised trial of cord clamping at very preterm birth: outcomes at 2 years (2019)
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Armstrong-Buisseret, L., Powers, K., Dorling, J., Bradshaw, L., Johnson, S., Mitchell, E., & Duley, L. (2019). Randomised trial of cord clamping at very preterm birth: outcomes at 2 years. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, doi:10.1136/archdischild-2019-316912

Objective: To report outcomes at 2 years corrected age for children of women recruited to a trial comparing alternative policies for timing of cord clamping and immediate neonatal care at very preterm birth. Design: Parallel group randomised (1:1... Read More about Randomised trial of cord clamping at very preterm birth: outcomes at 2 years.

Non-traditional support workers delivering a brief psychosocial intervention for older people with anxiety and depression: the NOTEPAD feasibility study (2019)
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Burroughs, H., Bartlam, B., Bullock, P., Lovell, K., Ogollah, R., Ray, M., …Chew-Graham, C. A. (2019). Non-traditional support workers delivering a brief psychosocial intervention for older people with anxiety and depression: the NOTEPAD feasibility study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 7(25), 1-120. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr07250

Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of botulinum toxin for the prevention of migraine (2019)
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Herd, C. P., Tomlinson, C. L., Rick, C., Scotton, W. J., Edwards, J., Ives, N. J., …Sinclair, A. (2019). Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of botulinum toxin for the prevention of migraine. BMJ Open, 9(7), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027953

Objectives To assess the effects of botulinum toxin for prevention of migraine in adults. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase and trial registries. Eligibility criteria We included randomised contr... Read More about Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of botulinum toxin for the prevention of migraine.

Subgrouping patients with sciatica in primary care for matched care pathways: development of a subgrouping algorithm (2019)
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Konstantinou, K., Dunn, K. M., van der Windt, D., Ogollah, R., Jasani, V., Foster, N. E., & SCOPiC study team, . (2019). Subgrouping patients with sciatica in primary care for matched care pathways: development of a subgrouping algorithm. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 20, 1-9. doi:10.1186/s12891-019-2686-x

Background Sciatica is a painful condition managed by a stepped care approach for most patients. Currently, there are no decision-making tools to guide matching care pathways for patients with sciatica without evidence of serious pathology, early in... Read More about Subgrouping patients with sciatica in primary care for matched care pathways: development of a subgrouping algorithm.

Eicosapentaenoic acid and/or aspirin for preventing colorectal adenomas during colonoscopic surveillance in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme: the seAFOod RCT (2019)
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Hull, M. A., Sprange, K., Hepburn, T., Tan, W., Shafayat, A., Rees, C. J., …Montgomery, A. A. (2019). Eicosapentaenoic acid and/or aspirin for preventing colorectal adenomas during colonoscopic surveillance in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme: the seAFOod RCT. Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation, 6(4), 1-154. https://doi.org/10.3310/eme06040

Willingness to adhere to current UK low-risk alcohol guidelines to potentially reduce dementia risk: a national survey of people aged 50 and over (2019)
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Oliveira, D., Jones, K. A., Ozupek, S., Ogollah, R., Hogervorst, E., & Orrell, M. (2019). Willingness to adhere to current UK low-risk alcohol guidelines to potentially reduce dementia risk: a national survey of people aged 50 and over. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 69(3), 829-837. doi:10.3233/JAD-181224

Air pollution is a risk factor for cardiovascular and respiratory morbidity and mortality. A growing literature also links exposure to diverse air pollutants (e.g., nanoparticles, particulate matter, ozone, traffic-related air pollution) with brain h... Read More about Willingness to adhere to current UK low-risk alcohol guidelines to potentially reduce dementia risk: a national survey of people aged 50 and over.

Alternative Magnesium Sulfate Dosing Regimens for Women With Preeclampsia: A Population Pharmacokinetic Exposure-Response Modeling and Simulation Study (2019)
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Du, L., Wenning, L. A., Carvalho, B., Duley, L., Brookfield, K. F., Witjes, H., …Oladapo, O. T. (2019). Alternative Magnesium Sulfate Dosing Regimens for Women With Preeclampsia: A Population Pharmacokinetic Exposure-Response Modeling and Simulation Study. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, doi:10.1002/jcph.1448

Magnesium sulfate is the anticonvulsant of choice for eclampsia prophylaxis and treatment; however, the recommended dosing regimens are costly and cumbersome and can be administered only by skilled health professionals. The objectives of this study w... Read More about Alternative Magnesium Sulfate Dosing Regimens for Women With Preeclampsia: A Population Pharmacokinetic Exposure-Response Modeling and Simulation Study.

Effect of a stepped-care intervention delivered by lay health workers on major depressive disorder among primary care patients in Nigeria (STEPCARE): a cluster-randomised controlled trial (2019)
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Gureje, O., Oladeji, B. D., Montgomery, A. A., Bello, T., Kola, L., Ojagbemi, A., …Araya, R. (2019). Effect of a stepped-care intervention delivered by lay health workers on major depressive disorder among primary care patients in Nigeria (STEPCARE): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet Global Health, 7(7), e951-e960. doi:10.1016/s2214-109x(19)30148-2