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Sport and dance interventions for healthy young people (15-24 years) to promote subjective well-being: a systematic review.

Mansfield L, Kay T, Meads C, Grigsby-Duffy L, Lane J, John A, Daykin N, Dolan P, Testoni S, Julier G, Payne A, Tomlinson A, Victor C.

BMJ Open. 2018 Jul 15;8(7):e020959. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020959.


Delivery and impact of the NHS Health Check in the first 8 years: a systematic review.

Martin A, Saunders CL, Harte E, Griffin SJ, MacLure C, Mant J, Meads C, Walter FM, Usher-Smith JA.

Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Jul;68(672):e449-e459. doi: 10.3399/bjgp18X697649. Epub 2018 Jun 18.


Systematic review and meta-analysis of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular and respiratory condition epidemiology in sexual minority women.

Meads C, Martin A, Grierson J, Varney J.

BMJ Open. 2018 Apr 17;8(4):e020776. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020776.



Meads C, Exley J.

Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2018 Jan;34(1):27-37. doi: 10.1017/S0266462317001088. Epub 2018 Jan 17.


Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of issuing longer versus shorter duration (3-month vs. 28-day) prescriptions in patients with chronic conditions: systematic review and economic modelling.

Miani C, Martin A, Exley J, Doble B, Wilson E, Payne R, Avery A, Meads C, Kirtley A, Jones MM, King S.

Health Technol Assess. 2017 Dec;21(78):1-128. doi: 10.3310/hta21780.


Reasons why people do not attend NHS Health Checks: a systematic review and qualitative synthesis.

Harte E, MacLure C, Martin A, Saunders CL, Meads C, Walter FM, Griffin SJ, Mant J, Usher-Smith JA.

Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Jan;68(666):e28-e35. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X693929. Epub 2017 Dec 4.


Views of commissioners, managers and healthcare professionals on the NHS Health Check programme: a systematic review.

Mills K, Harte E, Martin A, MacLure C, Griffin SJ, Mant J, Meads C, Saunders CL, Walter FM, Usher-Smith JA.

BMJ Open. 2017 Nov 15;7(11):e018606. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018606. Review.


What works for wellbeing? A systematic review of wellbeing outcomes for music and singing in adults.

Daykin N, Mansfield L, Meads C, Julier G, Tomlinson A, Payne A, Grigsby Duffy L, Lane J, D'Innocenzo G, Burnett A, Kay T, Dolan P, Testoni S, Victor C.

Perspect Public Health. 2018 Jan;138(1):39-46. doi: 10.1177/1757913917740391. Epub 2017 Nov 13.


Sexual orientation identity and tobacco and hazardous alcohol use: findings from a cross-sectional English population survey.

Shahab L, Brown J, Hagger-Johnson G, Michie S, Semlyen J, West R, Meads C.

BMJ Open. 2017 Oct 25;7(10):e015058. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015058.


Associations Between Sexual Orientation and Overall and Site-Specific Diagnosis of Cancer: Evidence From Two National Patient Surveys in England.

Saunders CL, Meads C, Abel GA, Lyratzopoulos G.

J Clin Oncol. 2017 Nov 10;35(32):3654-3661. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.72.5465. Epub 2017 Sep 25.


Patient experience of NHS health checks: a systematic review and qualitative synthesis.

Usher-Smith JA, Harte E, MacLure C, Martin A, Saunders CL, Meads C, Walter FM, Griffin SJ, Mant J.

BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 11;7(8):e017169. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017169. Review.


Lesbian and bisexual women's likelihood of becoming pregnant: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Hodson K, Meads C, Bewley S.

BJOG. 2017 Feb;124(3):393-402. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14449. Epub 2016 Dec 15. Review.


Lesbian and bisexual women's gynaecological conditions: a systematic review and exploratory meta-analysis.

Robinson K, Galloway KY, Bewley S, Meads C.

BJOG. 2017 Feb;124(3):381-392. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14414. Epub 2016 Nov 15. Review.


What works for wellbeing in culture and sport? Report of a DELPHI process to support coproduction and establish principles and parameters of an evidence review.

Daykin N, Mansfield L, Payne A, Kay T, Meads C, D'Innocenzo G, Burnett A, Dolan P, Julier G, Longworth L, Tomlinson A, Testoni S, Victor C.

Perspect Public Health. 2017 Sep;137(5):281-288. doi: 10.1177/1757913916674038. Epub 2016 Oct 28.


Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments to Reduce Skin Breakdown in People with or at Risk of Pressure Ulcers: A NICE Medical Technologies Guidance.

Meads C, Glover M, Dimmock P, Pokhrel S.

Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2016 Dec;14(6):635-646. Review.


Impact of Laboratory Test Use Strategies in a Turkish Hospital.

Yılmaz FM, Kahveci R, Aksoy A, Özer Kucuk E, Akın T, Mathew JL, Meads C, Zengin N.

PLoS One. 2016 Apr 14;11(4):e0153693. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153693. eCollection 2016.


Does therapeutic writing help people with long-term conditions? Systematic review, realist synthesis and economic considerations.

Nyssen OP, Taylor SJ, Wong G, Steed E, Bourke L, Lord J, Ross CA, Hayman S, Field V, Higgins A, Greenhalgh T, Meads C.

Health Technol Assess. 2016 Apr;20(27):vii-xxxvii, 1-367. doi: 10.3310/hta20270. Review.


Implementing systematic review techniques in chemical risk assessment: Challenges, opportunities and recommendations.

Whaley P, Halsall C, Ågerstrand M, Aiassa E, Benford D, Bilotta G, Coggon D, Collins C, Dempsey C, Duarte-Davidson R, FitzGerald R, Galay-Burgos M, Gee D, Hoffmann S, Lam J, Lasserson T, Levy L, Lipworth S, Ross SM, Martin O, Meads C, Meyer-Baron M, Miller J, Pease C, Rooney A, Sapiets A, Stewart G, Taylor D.

Environ Int. 2016 Jul-Aug;92-93:556-64. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2015.11.002. Epub 2015 Dec 11.


Interrelationships Among Three Avoidant Coping Styles and Their Relationship to Trauma, Peritraumatic Distress, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Hetzel-Riggin MD, Meads CL.

J Nerv Ment Dis. 2016 Feb;204(2):123-31. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000434.


The Debrisoft(®) Monofilament Debridement Pad for Use in Acute or Chronic Wounds: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance.

Meads C, Lovato E, Longworth L.

Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2015 Dec;13(6):583-94. doi: 10.1007/s40258-015-0195-0.


Music as an aid for postoperative recovery in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Hole J, Hirsch M, Ball E, Meads C.

Lancet. 2015 Oct 24;386(10004):1659-71. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60169-6. Epub 2015 Aug 12. Review. Erratum in: Lancet. 2015 Oct 24;386(10004):1630.


Does convenience matter in health care delivery? A systematic review of convenience-based aspects of process utility.

Higgins A, Barnett J, Meads C, Singh J, Longworth L.

Value Health. 2014 Dec;17(8):877-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2670. Epub 2014 Oct 23. Review.


The authors respond.

Mishanina E, Rogozinska E, Thatthi T, Uddin-Khan R, Khan KS, Meads C.

CMAJ. 2014 Nov 4;186(16):1247. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.114-0078. No abstract available.


The management of secondary lower limb lymphoedema in cancer patients: a systematic review.

Leung EY, Tirlapur SA, Meads C.

Palliat Med. 2015 Feb;29(2):112-9. doi: 10.1177/0269216314545803. Epub 2014 Aug 18. Review.


EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system for long bone fractures with non-union or delayed healing: a NICE medical technology guidance.

Higgins A, Glover M, Yang Y, Bayliss S, Meads C, Lord J.

Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2014 Oct;12(5):477-84. doi: 10.1007/s40258-014-0117-6. Review.


Sentinel lymph node biopsy in vulval cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Meads C, Sutton AJ, Rosenthal AN, Małysiak S, Kowalska M, Zapalska A, Rogozińska E, Baldwin P, Ganesan R, Borowiack E, Barton P, Roberts T, Khan K, Sundar S.

Br J Cancer. 2014 Jun 10;110(12):2837-46. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.205. Epub 2014 May 27. Review.


Use of labour induction and risk of cesarean delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mishanina E, Rogozinska E, Thatthi T, Uddin-Khan R, Khan KS, Meads C.

CMAJ. 2014 Jun 10;186(9):665-73. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.130925. Epub 2014 Apr 28. Review.


Protocol for an HTA report: Does therapeutic writing help people with long-term conditions? Systematic review, realist synthesis and economic modelling.

Meads C, Nyssen OP, Wong G, Steed L, Bourke L, Ross CA, Hayman S, Field V, Lord J, Greenhalgh T, Taylor SJ.

BMJ Open. 2014 Feb 18;4(2):e004377. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004377. Review.


Sentinel lymph node status in vulval cancer: systematic reviews of test accuracy and decision-analytic model-based economic evaluation.

Meads C, Sutton A, Małysiak S, Kowalska M, Zapalska A, Rogozinska E, Baldwin P, Rosenthal A, Ganesan R, Borowiack E, Barton P, Roberts T, Sundar S, Khan K.

Health Technol Assess. 2013 Dec;17(60):1-216. doi: 10.3310/hta17600. Review.


Breast cancer in lesbians and bisexual women: systematic review of incidence, prevalence and risk studies.

Meads C, Moore D.

BMC Public Health. 2013 Dec 5;13:1127. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1127. Review.


Evaluating PET-CT in the detection and management of recurrent cervical cancer: systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy and subjective elicitation.

Meads C, Davenport C, Małysiak S, Kowalska M, Zapalska A, Guest P, Martin-Hirsch P, Borowiack E, Auguste P, Barton P, Roberts T, Khan K, Sundar S.

BJOG. 2014 Mar;121(4):398-407. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12488. Epub 2013 Dec 3. Review.


Evaluating PET-CT in routine surveillance and follow-up after treatment for cervical cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

Auguste P, Barton P, Meads C, Davenport C, Małysiak S, Kowalska M, Zapalska A, Guest P, Martin-Hirsch P, Borowiack E, Khan K, Sundar S, Roberts T.

BJOG. 2014 Mar;121(4):464-76. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12460. Epub 2013 Dec 3.


Information is lacking on health inequalities by sexual orientation.

Meads C.

BMJ. 2013 Nov 27;347:f7054. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f7054. No abstract available.


Cost-effectiveness of sentinel lymph node biopsy vs inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy in women with vulval cancer.

Sutton AJ, Barton P, Sundar S, Meads C, Rosenthal AN, Baldwin P, Khan K, Roberts TE.

Br J Cancer. 2013 Nov 12;109(10):2533-47. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.631. Epub 2013 Oct 15. Review.


What do we know about tocolytic effectiveness and how do we use this information in guidelines? A comparison of evidence grading.

Roos C, Borowiack E, Kowalska M, Zapalska A, Mol B, Mignini L, Meads C, Walczak J, Khan K; EBM CONNECT collaboration.

BJOG. 2013 Dec;120(13):1588-96; discussion 1597-8. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12388. Epub 2013 Sep 10. Review.


Sexual orientation identity in relation to smoking history and alcohol use at age 18/19: cross-sectional associations from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE).

Hagger-Johnson G, Taibjee R, Semlyen J, Fitchie I, Fish J, Meads C, Varney J.

BMJ Open. 2013 Aug 28;3(8):e002810. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002810.


A systematic review and economic evaluation of subcutaneous and sublingual allergen immunotherapy in adults and children with seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Meadows A, Kaambwa B, Novielli N, Huissoon A, Fry-Smith A, Meads C, Barton P, Dretzke J.

Health Technol Assess. 2013 Jul;17(27):vi, xi-xiv, 1-322. doi: 10.3310/hta17270. Review.


Is fetal macrosomia related to blood pressure among adolescents? A birth cohort study in China.

Li Y, Wu J, Yu J, Gao E, Meads C, Afnan M, Ren J, Rong F; EBM-CONNECT Collaboration.

J Hum Hypertens. 2013 Nov;27(11):686-92. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2013.31. Epub 2013 Apr 18.


Subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy for seasonal allergic rhinitis: a systematic review and indirect comparison.

Dretzke J, Meadows A, Novielli N, Huissoon A, Fry-Smith A, Meads C.

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 May;131(5):1361-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.02.013. Epub 2013 Apr 1. Review.


Positron emission tomography/computerised tomography imaging in detecting and managing recurrent cervical cancer: systematic review of evidence, elicitation of subjective probabilities and economic modelling.

Meads C, Auguste P, Davenport C, Małysiak S, Sundar S, Kowalska M, Zapalska A, Guest P, Thangaratinam S, Martin-Hirsch P, Borowiack E, Barton P, Roberts T, Khan K.

Health Technol Assess. 2013 Mar;17(12):1-323. doi: 10.3310/hta17120. Review.


The 'evil twin syndrome' in chronic pelvic pain: a systematic review of prevalence studies of bladder pain syndrome and endometriosis.

Tirlapur SA, Kuhrt K, Chaliha C, Ball E, Meads C, Khan KS.

Int J Surg. 2013;11(3):233-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.02.003. Epub 2013 Feb 15. Review.


Effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of small-for-gestational age fetuses and perinatal mortality: a review of systematic reviews.

Morris RK, Oliver EA, Malin G, Khan KS, Meads C.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2013 Feb;92(2):143-51. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12029. Epub 2012 Dec 5. Review.


Systematic reviews to evaluate causation: an overview of methods and application.

Khan KS, Ball E, Fox CE, Meads C.

Evid Based Med. 2012 Oct;17(5):137-41. Epub 2012 Apr 5. Review.


Prucalopride for the treatment of women with chronic constipation in whom standard laxative regimens have failed to provide adequate relief.

Pennant M, Orlando R, Barton P, Bayliss S, Routh K, Meads C.

Health Technol Assess. 2011 May;15 Suppl 1:43-50. doi: 10.3310/hta15suppl1/05. Review.


Does pelvic venous congestion syndrome exist and can it be treated?

Ball E, Khan KS, Meads C.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2012 May;91(5):525-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2012.01368.x. Review.


Risk models and scores for type 2 diabetes: systematic review.

Noble D, Mathur R, Dent T, Meads C, Greenhalgh T.

BMJ. 2011 Nov 28;343:d7163. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7163. Review.


A systematic review of breast cancer incidence risk prediction models with meta-analysis of their performance.

Meads C, Ahmed I, Riley RD.

Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Apr;132(2):365-77. doi: 10.1007/s10549-011-1818-2. Epub 2011 Oct 22. Review.


Inadequate vitamin D status in pregnancy: evidence for supplementation.

Finer S, Khan KS, Hitman GA, Griffiths C, Martineau A, Meads C.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2012 Feb;91(2):159-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2011.01305.x. Epub 2011 Dec 20.


Turning point of age for semen quality: a population-based study in Chinese men.

Zhu QX, Meads C, Lu ML, Wu JQ, Zhou WJ, Gao ES.

Fertil Steril. 2011 Sep;96(3):572-6. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.06.058. Epub 2011 Jul 22.


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