Friday, 28 November 2014

ScHARRNews - Thursday 27th and Friday 28th November 2014

ScHARR84 unread articles


Are Policy Decisions On Surgical Procedures Informed By Robust Economic Evidence? A Systematic Review
Author(s):Ara, R. | Basarir, H. | Keetharuth, A.D. | Barbieri, M. | Weatherly, H.L.A. | Sculpher, M.J.S. | Ahmed, H. | Brown, S.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health CareAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Healthcare providers' views on the acceptability of financial incentives for breastfeeding: A qualitative study
Author(s):Whelan, B. | Thomas, K.J. | Cleemput, P.V. | Whitford, H. | Strong, M. | Renfrew, M.J. | Scott, E. | Relton, C.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Patient-reported utilities in advanced or metastatic melanoma, including analysis of utilities by time to death
Author(s):Hatswell, A.J. | Pennington, B. | Pericleous, L. | Rowen, D. | Lebmeier, M. | Lee, D.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Health and Quality of Life OutcomesAccess all results for your search in Scopus
From KIDSCREEN-10 to CHU9D: Creating a unique mapping algorithm for application in economic evaluation
Author(s):Chen, G. | Stevens, K. | Rowen, D. | Ratcliffe, J.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Health and Quality of Life OutcomesAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Big CACTUS study launch
The Big CACTUS team held a launch event at the University of Sheffield to celebrate the beginning of the trial, and the recruitment of our first participant. The event was highly successful, and many people with an interest in the project were in attendance, including people with aphasia and their carers. It was a great opportunity for people to have a go with the latest version of the StepByStep©


Consultation on HPV vaccination of men who have sex with men (MSM)
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) uses a different process to NICE when making decisions about drugs, but it comes down to cost-effectiveness all the same.  The recommendations are somewhat different – in this appraisal they support HPV vaccinations for MSM contingent on an appropriate price.  This seems to point to negotiations over a centrally procured price.The interim
Information Resources blog reaches more than 100,000 views
The Information Resources Blog, as managed by the Information Resources (IR) team here at ScHARR, has reached an impressive 100,000 views. In fact, because I’m so late in sending out this blog post, we have now reached an even more impressive 107,000 views. Not bad hey? The blog was first set-up in 2007 and is aimed at fellow colleagues in the worlds of health information and higher education, wit
Cockroach to the rescue?
A group of US researchers believe that cockroaches could be make valuable members of a rescue team for disaster relief.It is a well established fact that cockroaches are true survivors. They can take up to 15times the radiation levels that humans can take before they die and can live a whole month without food! Taking these facts into consideration, researchers in the US have devised a electronic

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The ScHARR Student e-Journal: Self-medication practices among ...
The ScHARR Student e-Journal is an online departmental journal where Masters and PhD students at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, can publish their work.
The ScHARR Student e-Journal: Improving the management of ...
Dua' Qutishat is studying for a PhD at the School of Health and Related Research. Dua' is a qualified speech- language pathologist specialising in adult neuro-motor speech disorders. The aim of Dua's study is to provide a psychometrically ...

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