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Associations between Hemodialysis Facility Practices to Manage Fluid Volume and Intradialytic Hypotension and Patient Outcomes.

Dasgupta I, Thomas GN, Clarke J, Sitch A, Martin J, Bieber B, Hecking M, Karaboyas A, Pisoni R, Port F, Robinson B, Rayner H.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Feb 5. pii: CJN.08240718. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08240718. [Epub ahead of print]


Effectiveness of a brief behavioural intervention to prevent weight gain over the Christmas holiday period: randomised controlled trial.

Mason F, Farley A, Pallan M, Sitch A, Easter C, Daley AJ.

BMJ. 2018 Dec 10;363:k4867. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k4867.


Systematic review of the effectiveness of community-based self-management interventions among primary care COPD patients.

Jolly K, Sidhu MS, Bates E, Majothi S, Sitch A, Bayliss S, Kim HJS, Jordan RE.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2018 Nov 23;28(1):44. doi: 10.1038/s41533-018-0111-9.


Two interferon gamma release assays for predicting active tuberculosis: the UK PREDICT TB prognostic test study.

Abubakar I, Lalvani A, Southern J, Sitch A, Jackson C, Onyimadu O, Lipman M, Deeks JJ, Griffiths C, Bothamley G, Kon OM, Hayward A, Lord J, Drobniewski F.

Health Technol Assess. 2018 Oct;22(56):1-96. doi: 10.3310/hta22560.


Prognostic value of interferon-γ release assays and tuberculin skin test in predicting the development of active tuberculosis (UK PREDICT TB): a prospective cohort study.

Abubakar I, Drobniewski F, Southern J, Sitch AJ, Jackson C, Lipman M, Deeks JJ, Griffiths C, Bothamley G, Lynn W, Burgess H, Mann B, Imran A, Sridhar S, Tsou CY, Nikolayevskyy V, Rees-Roberts M, Whitworth H, Kon OM, Haldar P, Kunst H, Anderson S, Hayward A, Watson JM, Milburn H, Lalvani A; PREDICT Study Team.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Oct;18(10):1077-1087. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30355-4. Epub 2018 Aug 30.


Methods for the evaluation of biomarkers in patients with kidney and liver diseases: multicentre research programme including ELUCIDATE RCT.

Selby PJ, Banks RE, Gregory W, Hewison J, Rosenberg W, Altman DG, Deeks JJ, McCabe C, Parkes J, Sturgeon C, Thompson D, Twiddy M, Bestall J, Bedlington J, Hale T, Dinnes J, Jones M, Lewington A, Messenger MP, Napp V, Sitch A, Tanwar S, Vasudev NS, Baxter P, Bell S, Cairns DA, Calder N, Corrigan N, Del Galdo F, Heudtlass P, Hornigold N, Hulme C, Hutchinson M, Lippiatt C, Livingstone T, Longo R, Potton M, Roberts S, Sim S, Trainor S, Welberry Smith M, Neuberger J, Thorburn D, Richardson P, Christie J, Sheerin N, McKane W, Gibbs P, Edwards A, Soomro N, Adeyoju A, Stewart GD, Hrouda D.

Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2018 Jun.


Clinical characteristics of patients newly diagnosed with COPD by the fixed ratio and lower limit of normal criteria: a cross-sectional analysis of the TargetCOPD trial.

Miller MR, Haroon S, Jordan RE, Sitch AJ, Dickens AP, Enocson A, Fitzmaurice DA, Adab P.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 Jun 21;13:1979-1986. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S146914. eCollection 2018.


Diabetes mellitus and latent tuberculosis infection: baseline analysis of a large UK cohort.

Jackson C, Southern J, Lalvani A, Drobniewski F, Griffiths CJ, Lipman M, Bothamley GH, Deeks JJ, Imran A, Kon OM, Mpofu S, Nikolayevskyy V, Rees-Roberts M, Sitch A, Sridhar S, Tsou CY, Whitworth H, Abubakar I.

Thorax. 2019 Jan;74(1):91-94. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-211124. Epub 2018 May 15.


Polycystic ovary syndrome, androgen excess, and the risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in women: A longitudinal study based on a United Kingdom primary care database.

Kumarendran B, O'Reilly MW, Manolopoulos KN, Toulis KA, Gokhale KM, Sitch AJ, Wijeyaratne CN, Coomarasamy A, Arlt W, Nirantharakumar K.

PLoS Med. 2018 Mar 28;15(3):e1002542. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002542. eCollection 2018 Mar.


Protocol for a feasibility trial for improving breast feeding initiation and continuation: assets-based infant feeding help before and after birth (ABA).

Jolly K, Ingram J, Clarke J, Johnson D, Trickey H, Thomson G, Dombrowski SU, Sitch A, Dykes F, Feltham MG, Darwent K, MacArthur C, Roberts T, Hoddinott P.

BMJ Open. 2018 Jan 23;8(1):e019142. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019142.


Unit of analysis issues in laboratory-based research.

Parsons NR, Teare MD, Sitch AJ.

Elife. 2018 Jan 10;7. pii: e32486. doi: 10.7554/eLife.32486.


Estrogen Activation by Steroid Sulfatase Increases Colorectal Cancer Proliferation via GPER.

Gilligan LC, Rahman HP, Hewitt AM, Sitch AJ, Gondal A, Arvaniti A, Taylor AE, Read ML, Morton DG, Foster PA.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Dec 1;102(12):4435-4447. doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-3716.


Factors associated with work productivity among people with COPD: Birmingham COPD Cohort.

Rai KK, Adab P, Ayres JG, Siebert WS, Sadhra SS, Sitch AJ, Fitzmaurice DA, Jordan RE; BLISS research team*.

Occup Environ Med. 2017 Dec;74(12):859-867. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2016-104014. Epub 2017 Sep 12.


Predicting inpatient hypoglycaemia in hospitalized patients with diabetes: a retrospective analysis of 9584 admissions with diabetes.

Stuart K, Adderley NJ, Marshall T, Rayman G, Sitch A, Manley S, Ghosh S, Toulis KA, Nirantharakumar K.

Diabet Med. 2017 Oct;34(10):1385-1391. doi: 10.1111/dme.13409. Epub 2017 Jul 12.


Steroid metabolome analysis reveals prevalent glucocorticoid excess in primary aldosteronism.

Arlt W, Lang K, Sitch AJ, Dietz AS, Rhayem Y, Bancos I, Feuchtinger A, Chortis V, Gilligan LC, Ludwig P, Riester A, Asbach E, Hughes BA, O'Neil DM, Bidlingmaier M, Tomlinson JW, Hassan-Smith ZK, Rees DA, Adolf C, Hahner S, Quinkler M, Dekkers T, Deinum J, Biehl M, Keevil BG, Shackleton CHL, Deeks JJ, Walch AK, Beuschlein F, Reincke M.

JCI Insight. 2017 Apr 20;2(8). pii: 93136. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.93136. [Epub ahead of print]


Test-treatment RCTs are susceptible to bias: a review of the methodological quality of randomized trials that evaluate diagnostic tests.

Ferrante di Ruffano L, Dinnes J, Sitch AJ, Hyde C, Deeks JJ.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017 Feb 24;17(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12874-016-0287-z. Review.


Birmingham COPD Cohort: a cross-sectional analysis of the factors associated with the likelihood of being in paid employment among people with COPD.

Rai KK, Jordan RE, Siebert WS, Sadhra SS, Fitzmaurice DA, Sitch AJ, Ayres JG, Adab P.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017 Jan 11;12:233-242. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S119467. eCollection 2017.


A prospective pilot study of home monitoring in adults with cystic fibrosis (HOME-CF): protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Choyce J, Shaw KL, Sitch AJ, Mistry H, Whitehouse JL, Nash EF.

BMC Pulm Med. 2017 Jan 23;17(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s12890-017-0366-x.


Erratum to: Sample size calculations for cluster randomised controlled trials with a fixed number of clusters.

Hemming K, Girling AJ, Sitch AJ, Marsh J, Lilford RJ.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017 Jan 19;17(1):8. doi: 10.1186/s12874-017-0292-x. No abstract available.


Longitudinal assessment of the impact of the use of the UK clinical aptitude test for medical student selection.

Mathers J, Sitch A, Parry J.

Med Educ. 2016 Oct;50(10):1033-44. doi: 10.1111/medu.13082.


Acute Kidney Outreach to Reduce Deterioration and Death (AKORDD) trial: the protocol for a large pilot study.

Abdelaziz TS, Lindenmeyer A, Baharani J, Mistry H, Sitch A, Temple RM, Perkins G, Thomas M.

BMJ Open. 2016 Aug 19;6(8):e012253. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012253.


Targeted case finding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease versus routine practice in primary care (TargetCOPD): a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Jordan RE, Adab P, Sitch A, Enocson A, Blissett D, Jowett S, Marsh J, Riley RD, Miller MR, Cooper BG, Turner AM, Jolly K, Ayres JG, Haroon S, Stockley R, Greenfield S, Siebert S, Daley AJ, Cheng KK, Fitzmaurice D.

Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Sep;4(9):720-730. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(16)30149-7. Epub 2016 Jul 19.


Population-based longitudinal analyses of offer likelihood in UK medical schools: 1996-2012.

Mathers J, Sitch A, Parry J.

Med Educ. 2016 Jun;50(6):612-23. doi: 10.1111/medu.12981.


A pilot study to evaluate the utility of live training (LIVEX) in the operational preparedness of UK military trauma teams.

Smith JE, Withnall RD, Rickard RF, Lamb D, Sitch A, Hodgetts TJ.

Postgrad Med J. 2016 Dec;92(1094):697-700. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2015-133585. Epub 2016 May 6.


Self-management of health care behaviors for COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jolly K, Majothi S, Sitch AJ, Heneghan NR, Riley RD, Moore DJ, Bates EJ, Turner AM, Bayliss SE, Price MJ, Singh SJ, Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Jordan RE.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016 Feb 17;11:305-26. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S90812. eCollection 2016. Review.


Supported self-management for patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): an evidence synthesis and economic analysis.

Jordan RE, Majothi S, Heneghan NR, Blissett DB, Riley RD, Sitch AJ, Price MJ, Bates EJ, Turner AM, Bayliss S, Moore D, Singh S, Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Jowett S, Jolly K.

Health Technol Assess. 2015 May;19(36):1-516. doi: 10.3310/hta19360. Review.


An assessment of surgical and anesthesia staff at 10 government hospitals in Sierra Leone.

Vaughan E, Sesay F, Chima A, Mehes M, Lee B, Dordunoo D, Sitch A, de Wildt G, Kamara TB, Leigh B, Abdullah F, Sampson J.

JAMA Surg. 2015 Mar 1;150(3):237-44. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2246.


Earlier intervention for acute kidney injury: evaluation of an outreach service and a long-term follow-up.

Thomas ME, Sitch A, Baharani J, Dowswell G.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Feb;30(2):239-44. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfu316. Epub 2014 Oct 21.


The eGFR-C study: accuracy of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) estimation using creatinine and cystatin C and albuminuria for monitoring disease progression in patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease--prospective longitudinal study in a multiethnic population.

Lamb EJ, Brettell EA, Cockwell P, Dalton N, Deeks JJ, Harris K, Higgins T, Kalra PA, Khunti K, Loud F, Ottridge RS, Sharpe CC, Sitch AJ, Stevens PE, Sutton AJ, Taal MW; eGFR-C study group.

BMC Nephrol. 2014 Jan 14;15:13. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-15-13.


Are school physical activity characteristics associated with weight status in primary school children? A multilevel cross-sectional analysis of routine surveillance data.

Pallan MJ, Adab P, Sitch AJ, Aveyard P.

Arch Dis Child. 2014 Feb;99(2):135-41. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-303987. Epub 2013 Oct 23.


Culture confirmation of tuberculosis cases in Birmingham, UK.

Hayer KS, Sitch AJ, Dedicoat M, Wood AL.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2013 Oct;45(10):746-51. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2013.804944. Epub 2013 Aug 19.


Association between fetal position at onset of labor and mode of delivery: a prospective cohort study.

Ahmad A, Webb SS, Early B, Sitch A, Khan K, Macarthur C.

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Feb;43(2):176-82. doi: 10.1002/uog.13189.


Early warning scores generated in developed healthcare settings are not sufficient at predicting early mortality in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study.

Wheeler I, Price C, Sitch A, Banda P, Kellett J, Nyirenda M, Rylance J.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59830. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059830. Epub 2013 Mar 29. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2014;9(2):e91623.


Cost-effectiveness of a community-based physical activity programme for adults (Be Active) in the UK: an economic analysis within a natural experiment.

Frew EJ, Bhatti M, Win K, Sitch A, Lyon A, Pallan M, Adab P.

Br J Sports Med. 2014 Feb;48(3):207-12. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2012-091202. Epub 2012 Jul 13.


Differences in axial segment reorientation during standing turns predict multiple falls in older adults.

Wright RL, Peters DM, Robinson PD, Sitch AJ, Watt TN, Hollands MA.

Gait Posture. 2012 Jul;36(3):541-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.05.013. Epub 2012 Jun 27.


Willingness and attitudes of the general public towards the involvement of medical students in their healthcare.

Abu Jubain M, Alobaidi H, Bholah S, Kanani F, Koghar R, Shereef H, Sitch A.

Can Med Educ J. 2012 Sep 30;3(2):e118-26. eCollection 2012.


Sample size calculations for cluster randomised controlled trials with a fixed number of clusters.

Hemming K, Girling AJ, Sitch AJ, Marsh J, Lilford RJ.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2011 Jun 30;11:102. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-11-102. Erratum in: BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017 Jan 19;17 (1):8.


The initial development and assessment of an automatic alert warning of acute kidney injury.

Thomas M, Sitch A, Dowswell G.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Jul;26(7):2161-8. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq710. Epub 2010 Dec 8.


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