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Evaluation of the impact of the NICE head injury guidelines on inpatient mortality from traumatic brain injury: an interrupted time series analysis.

Marincowitz C, Lecky F, Allgar V, Sheldon T.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jun 4;9(6):e028912. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-028912.


Enterosgel for the treatment of adults with acute diarrhoea in a primary care setting: a randomised controlled trial.

Howell CA, Markaryan E, Allgar V, Kemppinen A, Khovanov A, Pandya P, Arasaradnam R.

BMJ Open Gastroenterol. 2019 Apr 15;6(1):e000287. doi: 10.1136/bmjgast-2019-000287. eCollection 2019.


A protocol for the development of a prediction model in mild traumatic brain injury with CT scan abnormality: which patients are safe for discharge?

Marincowitz C, Lecky FE, Townend W, Allgar V, Fabbri A, Sheldon TA.

Diagn Progn Res. 2018 Apr 20;2:6. doi: 10.1186/s41512-018-0027-4. eCollection 2018.


Battery operated fan and chronic breathlessness: does it help?

Barnes-Harris M, Allgar V, Booth S, Currow D, Hart S, Phillips J, Swan F, Johnson MJ.

BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 May 8. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001749. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001749. [Epub ahead of print]


Authors' Response.

Swan F, English A, Allgar V, Hart SP, Johnson MJ.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Mar 21. pii: S0885-3924(19)30126-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.03.009. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.


Airflow relieves chronic breathlessness in people with advanced disease: An exploratory systematic review and meta-analyses.

Swan F, Newey A, Bland M, Allgar V, Booth S, Bausewein C, Yorke J, Johnson M.

Palliat Med. 2019 Jun;33(6):618-633. doi: 10.1177/0269216319835393. Epub 2019 Mar 8.


The Hand-Held Fan and the Calming Hand for People With Chronic Breathlessness: A Feasibility Trial.

Swan F, English A, Allgar V, Hart SP, Johnson MJ.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jun;57(6):1051-1061.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.017. Epub 2019 Feb 23.


Association of Vitamin D Metabolites With Embryo Development and Fertilization in Women With and Without PCOS Undergoing Subfertility Treatment.

Cunningham TK, Allgar V, Dargham SR, Kilpatrick E, Sathyapalan T, Maguiness S, Mokhtar Rudin HR, Abdul Ghani NM, Latiff A, Atkin SL.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Jan 29;10:13. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00013. eCollection 2019.


Prevalence, symptom burden, and natural history of deep vein thrombosis in people with advanced cancer in specialist palliative care units (HIDDen): a prospective longitudinal observational study.

White C, Noble SIR, Watson M, Swan F, Allgar VL, Napier E, Nelson A, McAuley J, Doherty J, Lee B, Johnson MJ.

Lancet Haematol. 2019 Feb;6(2):e79-e88. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(18)30215-1. Erratum in: Lancet Haematol. 2019 Jun;6(6):e294.


Can C-Reactive Protein Be Used to Predict Acute Septic Arthritis in the Adult Population?

Thornton L, Ormsby N, Allgar V, Thomas G.

South Med J. 2019 Feb;112(2):108-111. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000927.


Time intervals from first symptom to diagnosis for head and neck cancers: An analysis of linked patient reports and medical records from the UK.

Allgar VL, Oliver SE, Chen H, Oviasu O, Johnson MJ, Macleod U.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Apr;59:37-45. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2019.01.008. Epub 2019 Jan 19.


Impact of the SIGN head injury guidelines and NHS 4-hour emergency target on hospital admissions for head injury in Scotland: an interrupted times series.

Marincowitz C, Lecky FE, Morris E, Allgar V, Sheldon TA.

BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 22;8(12):e022279. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022279.


Disentangling the effect of out-of-home care on child mental health.

Baldwin H, Biehal N, Cusworth L, Wade J, Allgar V, Vostanis P.

Child Abuse Negl. 2019 Feb;88:189-200. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.11.011. Epub 2018 Dec 8.


Development and validation of a delayed presenting clubfoot score to predict the response to Ponseti casting for children aged 2-10.

Nunn TR, Etsub M, Tilahun T, Gardner ROE, Allgar V, Wainwright AM, Lavy CBD.

Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. 2018 Nov;13(3):171-177. doi: 10.1007/s11751-018-0324-z. Epub 2018 Nov 15.


Predictors and trajectory of performance status in patients with advanced cancer: A secondary data analysis of the international European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study.

Boland JW, Allgar V, Boland EG, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Johnson MJ.

Palliat Med. 2019 Feb;33(2):206-212. doi: 10.1177/0269216318811011. Epub 2018 Nov 8. No abstract available.


Psychometric Properties of the Needs Assessment Tool-Progressive Disease Cancer in U.K. Primary Care.

Allgar VL, Chen H, Richfield E, Currow D, Macleod U, Johnson MJ.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Oct;56(4):602-612. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.002. Epub 2018 Aug 7.


The diagnostic test accuracy of rectal examination for prostate cancer diagnosis in symptomatic patients: a systematic review.

Jones D, Friend C, Dreher A, Allgar V, Macleod U.

BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Jun 2;19(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0765-y.


Correction to: British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Registry.

Uberoi R, Tapping CR, Chalmers N, Allgar V.

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Apr;41(4):671. doi: 10.1007/s00270-017-1865-0.


Decreasing rates of disorganised attachment in infants and young children, who are at risk of developing, or who already have disorganised attachment. A systematic review and meta-analysis of early parenting interventions.

Wright B, Hackney L, Hughes E, Barry M, Glaser D, Prior V, Allgar V, Marshall D, Barrow J, Kirby N, Garside M, Kaushal P, Perry A, McMillan D.

PLoS One. 2017 Jul 14;12(7):e0180858. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180858. eCollection 2017. Review.


The complex relationship between household income of family caregivers, access to palliative care services and place of death: A national household population survey.

Johnson MJ, Allgar V, Chen H, Dunn L, Macleod U, Currow DC.

Palliat Med. 2018 Feb;32(2):357-365. doi: 10.1177/0269216317711825. Epub 2017 Jun 7.


Effect of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Receiving Palliative Care: An Exploratory Analysis.

Boland JW, Allgar V, Boland EG, Oviasu O, Agar M, Currow DC, Johnson MJ.

J Palliat Med. 2017 Nov;20(11):1274-1279. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0129. Epub 2017 Jun 1.


An evaluation of the costs and consequences of Children Community Nursing teams.

Hinde S, Allgar V, Richardson G, Spiers G, Parker G, Birks Y.

J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Aug;23(4):767-772. doi: 10.1111/jep.12716. Epub 2017 Feb 16.


Computerised cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression in adolescents: feasibility results and 4-month outcomes of a UK randomised controlled trial.

Wright B, Tindall L, Littlewood E, Allgar V, Abeles P, Trépel D, Ali S.

BMJ Open. 2017 Jan 27;7(1):e012834. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012834.


Effect on mortality of elective parathyroid surgery in one hundred and three patients with chronic kidney disease: our experience.

Sylvester D, Srivastava R, Lamplugh A, Allgar V, Snowden C, Bhandari S, England J.

Clin Otolaryngol. 2017 Oct;42(5):1025-1029. doi: 10.1111/coa.12768. Epub 2016 Nov 2. No abstract available.


Arterio-Venous Fistula: Is it Critical for Prolonged Survival in the over 80's Starting Haemodialysis?

Jakes AD, Jani P, Allgar V, Lamplugh A, Zeidan A, Bhandari S.

PLoS One. 2016 Sep 29;11(9):e0163487. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163487. eCollection 2016.


Transforming community health services for children and young people who are ill: a quasi-experimental evaluation.

Spiers G, Allgar V, Richardson G, Thurland K, Hinde S, Birks Y, Gridley K, Duncan H, Clarke S, Cusworth L, Parker G.

Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2016 Sep.


Social Stories in mainstream schools for children with autism spectrum disorder: a feasibility randomised controlled trial.

Marshall D, Wright B, Allgar V, Adamson J, Williams C, Ainsworth H, Cook L, Varley D, Hackney L, Dempster P, Ali S, Trepel D, Collingridge Moore D, Littlewood E, McMillan D.

BMJ Open. 2016 Aug 11;6(8):e011748. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011748.


Biological optimization, the Goldilocks principle, and how much is lagom in the preimplantation embryo.

Leese HJ, Guerif F, Allgar V, Brison DR, Lundin K, Sturmey RG.

Mol Reprod Dev. 2016 Sep;83(9):748-754. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22684. Review.


Coffee reduces the risk of death after acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis.

Brown OI, Allgar V, Wong KY.

Coron Artery Dis. 2016 Nov;27(7):566-72. doi: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000397. Review.


Has the 'Fast-Track' referral system affected the route of presentation and/or clinical outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer?

Thornton L, Reader H, Stojkovic S, Allgar V, Woodcock N.

World J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun 8;14(1):158. doi: 10.1186/s12957-016-0911-8.


The effectiveness and safety of two prophylactic antibiotic regimes in hip-fracture surgery.

Ahmed I, Khan MA, Allgar V, Mohsen A.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2016 Jul;26(5):483-92. doi: 10.1007/s00590-016-1794-7. Epub 2016 May 19.


CT head imaging in patients with head injury who present after 24 h of injury: a retrospective cohort study.

Marincowitz C, Allgar V, Townend W.

Emerg Med J. 2016 Aug;33(8):538-42. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2015-205370. Epub 2016 Apr 13.


Patterns of recruitment to the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology.

Rushd SU, Allgar V, Lindow S.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016 Mar;198:175-176. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.01.002. Epub 2016 Jan 11. No abstract available.


Family Caregivers Who Would Be Unwilling to Provide Care at the End of Life Again: Findings from the Health Survey for England Population Survey.

Johnson MJ, Allgar V, Macleod U, Jones A, Oliver S, Currow D.

PLoS One. 2016 Jan 25;11(1):e0146960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146960. eCollection 2016.


Social Stories™ to alleviate challenging behaviour and social difficulties exhibited by children with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream schools: design of a manualised training toolkit and feasibility study for a cluster randomised controlled trial with nested qualitative and cost-effectiveness components.

Wright B, Marshall D, Adamson J, Ainsworth H, Ali S, Allgar V, Collingridge Moore D, Cook E, Dempster P, Hackney L, McMillan D, Trepél D, Williams C.

Health Technol Assess. 2016 Jan;20(6):1-258. doi: 10.3310/hta20060. Review.


Associations between injecting illicit drugs into the femoral vein and deep vein thrombosis: A case control study.

Wright NM, Allgar V, Tompkins CN.

Drug Alcohol Rev. 2016 Sep;35(5):605-10. doi: 10.1111/dar.12359. Epub 2015 Dec 7.


Medical therapy, percutaneous coronary intervention and prognosis in patients with chronic total occlusions.

Ladwiniec A, Allgar V, Thackray S, Alamgir F, Hoye A.

Heart. 2015 Dec;101(23):1907-14. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308181. Epub 2015 Nov 9.


Does home oxygen therapy (HOT) in addition to standard care reduce disease severity and improve symptoms in people with chronic heart failure? A randomised trial of home oxygen therapy for patients with chronic heart failure.

Clark AL, Johnson M, Fairhurst C, Torgerson D, Cockayne S, Rodgers S, Griffin S, Allgar V, Jones L, Nabb S, Harvey I, Squire I, Murphy J, Greenstone M.

Health Technol Assess. 2015 Sep;19(75):1-120. doi: 10.3310/hta19750.


Does the use of specialist palliative care services modify the effect of socioeconomic status on place of death? A systematic review.

Chen H, Nicolson DJ, Macleod U, Allgar V, Dalgliesh C, Johnson M.

Palliat Med. 2016 May;30(5):434-45. doi: 10.1177/0269216315602590. Epub 2015 Sep 1. Review.


Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of parenting interventions for children with severe attachment problems: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Wright B, Barry M, Hughes E, Trépel D, Ali S, Allgar V, Cottrill L, Duffy S, Fell J, Glanville J, Glaser D, Hackney L, Manea L, McMillan D, Palmer S, Prior V, Whitton C, Perry A, Gilbody S.

Health Technol Assess. 2015 Jul;19(52):vii-xxviii, 1-347. doi: 10.3310/hta19520. Review.


Cerebrospinal fluid lactate: measurement of an adult reference interval.

Slack SD, Turley P, Allgar V, Holbrook IB.

Ann Clin Biochem. 2016 Jan;53(Pt 1):164-7. doi: 10.1177/0004563215591633. Epub 2015 Jun 2.


Symptomatic venous thromboembolism following circular frame treatment for tibial fractures.

Vollans S, Chaturvedi A, Sivasankaran K, Madhu T, Hadland Y, Allgar V, Sharma HK.

Injury. 2015;46(6):1108-11. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.04.003. Epub 2015 Apr 15. Review.


Examining determinants of patient outcome in a low clearance clinic.

Bhatia RT, Browne OT, Naudeer S, Allgar V, Bhandari S.

Nephron. 2015;129(4):263-8. doi: 10.1159/000381477. Epub 2015 Apr 18.


Myocardial fibrosis in stroke survivors.

Wong K, Sze S, Wong S, McSwiggan S, Allgar V, MacWalter R, Struthers AD.

Int J Cardiol. 2015;187:138-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.212. Epub 2015 Mar 18. No abstract available.


Translation into British Sign Language and validation of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire.

Roberts S, Wright B, Moore K, Smith J, Allgar V, Tennant A, Doherty C, Hughes E, Moore DC, Ogden R, Phillips H, Beese L, Rogers K.

Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2015 Feb.


Merkel cell carcinoma in East Yorkshire: A case series and literature review of current management.

Jackson PC, Wallis K, Allgar V, Lind MJ, Stanley PR.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 May;68(5):667-72. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.12.021. Epub 2015 Jan 6. Review.


Clinical characteristics and outcomes after 5 years pro re nata treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration with ranibizumab.

Airody A, Venugopal D, Allgar V, Gale RP.

Acta Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep;93(6):e511-2. doi: 10.1111/aos.12618. Epub 2014 Dec 9. No abstract available.


The Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS): an instant physiological prognostic indicator of poor outcome in acute pancreatitis.

Suppiah A, Malde D, Arab T, Hamed M, Allgar V, Morris-Stiff G, Smith A.

JOP. 2014 Nov 28;15(6):569-76. doi: 10.6092/1590-8577/2829.

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