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Establishing a Core Domain Set for early-phase clinical trials of electrical stimulation interventions for tinnitus in adults: protocol for an online Delphi study (2022)
Journal Article
Labree, B., Hoare, D. J., Fackrell, K., Hall, D. A., Gascoyne, L. E., & Sereda, M. (2022). Establishing a Core Domain Set for early-phase clinical trials of electrical stimulation interventions for tinnitus in adults: protocol for an online Delphi study. Trials, 23(1), Article 1039. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-07020-2

Background: Tinnitus is the awareness of a sound in the ear or head in the absence of an external source. It affects around 10–15% of people and current treatment options are limited. Experimental treatments include various forms of electrical stimul... Read More about Establishing a Core Domain Set for early-phase clinical trials of electrical stimulation interventions for tinnitus in adults: protocol for an online Delphi study.

The Core Rehabilitation Outcome Set for Single-Sided Deafness (CROSSSD) study: International consensus on outcome measures for trials of interventions for adults with single-sided deafness (2022)
Journal Article
Katiri, R., Hall, D. A., Hoare, D. J., Fackrell, K., Horobin, A., Hogan, N., …for the Core Rehabilitation Outcome Set for Single-Sided Deafness (CROSSSD) initiative. (2022). The Core Rehabilitation Outcome Set for Single-Sided Deafness (CROSSSD) study: International consensus on outcome measures for trials of interventions for adults with single-sided deafness. Trials, 23(1), Article 764. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06702-1

Background: Single-sided deafness (SSD) has functional, psychological, and social consequences. Interventions for adults with SSD include hearing aids and auditory implants. Benefits and harms (outcome domains) of these interventions are until now re... Read More about The Core Rehabilitation Outcome Set for Single-Sided Deafness (CROSSSD) study: International consensus on outcome measures for trials of interventions for adults with single-sided deafness.

Redesigning a Web-Based Stakeholder Consensus Meeting About Core Outcomes for Clinical Trials: Formative Feedback Study (2021)
Journal Article
Katiri, R., Hall, D. A., Hoare, D. J., Fackrell, K., Horobin, A., Buggy, N., …Core Rehabilitation Outcome Set For Single-Sided Deafness (CROSSSD) Initiative. (2021). Redesigning a Web-Based Stakeholder Consensus Meeting About Core Outcomes for Clinical Trials: Formative Feedback Study. JMIR Formative Research, 5(8), Article e28878

Background: Clinical trials that assess the benefits and harms of an intervention do so by measuring and reporting outcomes. Inconsistent selection and diversity in the choice of outcomes makes it challenging to directly compare interventions. To ach... Read More about Redesigning a Web-Based Stakeholder Consensus Meeting About Core Outcomes for Clinical Trials: Formative Feedback Study.

Redesigning a web-based stakeholder consensus meeting about core outcomes for clinical trials: Formative feedback study (2021)
Working Paper
Katiri, R., Hall, D. A., Hoare, D. J., Fackrell, K., Horobin, A., Buggy, N., …Core Rehabilitation Outcome Set For Single-Sided Deafness (CROSSSD) Initiative, . Redesigning a web-based stakeholder consensus meeting about core outcomes for clinical trials: Formative feedback study

Background: Clinical trials that assess the benefits and harms of an intervention do so by measuring and reporting outcomes. Inconsistent selection and diversity in the choice of outcomes makes it challenging to directly compare interventions. To... Read More about Redesigning a web-based stakeholder consensus meeting about core outcomes for clinical trials: Formative feedback study.

Tinnitus and stress in adults: a scoping review (2020)
Journal Article
Elarbed, A., Fackrell, K., Baguley, D. M., & Hoare, D. J. (2021). Tinnitus and stress in adults: a scoping review. International Journal of Audiology, 60(3), 171-182. https://doi.org/10.1080/14992027.2020.1827306

Objective Tinnitus and stress are recurrently reported together. The strength and direction of this relationship is not clear. The aim of this review is to catalogue the evidence of this relationship, how it has been described in adults and which in... Read More about Tinnitus and stress in adults: a scoping review.

Hyperacusis in children: A scoping review (2020)
Journal Article
Potgieter, I., Fackrell, K., Kennedy, V., Crunkhorn, R., & Hoare, D. J. (2020). Hyperacusis in children: A scoping review. BMC Pediatrics, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02223-5

© 2020 The Author(s). Background: Hyperacusis is a chronic condition commonly defined as a lowered tolerance or increased sensitivity to everyday environmental sounds. It has been viewed as a paediatric disorder which can cause significant impairment... Read More about Hyperacusis in children: A scoping review.

An evaluation of paediatric tinnitus services in UK National Health Service audiology departments (2020)
Journal Article
Smith, H., Fackrell, K., Kennedy, V., Barry, J. G., Broomhead, E., & Hoare, D. J. (2020). An evaluation of paediatric tinnitus services in UK National Health Service audiology departments. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), Article 214. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-5040-y

© 2020 The Author(s). Background: Whilst evidence indicates many children experience troublesome tinnitus, specialist services for children are far less established than those available for adults. To date, there is limited understanding of how paedi... Read More about An evaluation of paediatric tinnitus services in UK National Health Service audiology departments.

Identifying and prioritising unanswered research questions for people with hyperacusis: James Lind Alliance Hyperacusis Priority Setting Partnership (2019)
Journal Article
Stratmann, L., Fackrell, K., Kennedy, V., MacDonald, C., Hodgson, H., Wray, N., …Hoare, D. J. (2019). Identifying and prioritising unanswered research questions for people with hyperacusis: James Lind Alliance Hyperacusis Priority Setting Partnership. BMJ Open, 9(11), Article e032178. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032178

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2019. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. OBJECTIVE: To determine research priorities in hyperacusis that key stakeholders agree are the most important. DESIGN/SETTING: A priority setting partnership usi... Read More about Identifying and prioritising unanswered research questions for people with hyperacusis: James Lind Alliance Hyperacusis Priority Setting Partnership.

How do we know that our patients have benefitted from our ENT/Audiological interventions?: presented at the Annual Meeting of ADANO 2016 in Berlin (2019)
Journal Article
Hall, D. A., Kitterick, P. T., Heffernan, E., Fackrell, K., Lucas, L., & Ferguson, M. (2019). How do we know that our patients have benefitted from our ENT/Audiological interventions?: presented at the Annual Meeting of ADANO 2016 in Berlin. Otology and Neurotology, 40(4), e474-e481. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000001937

This short review article gives an introduction to some of the fundamental concepts and challenges facing measurement in hearing healthcare practice and research. The impact of hearing loss almost always extends beyond the sensory impairment itself,... Read More about How do we know that our patients have benefitted from our ENT/Audiological interventions?: presented at the Annual Meeting of ADANO 2016 in Berlin.