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Methodology papers


SL Collins, J Edwards, RA Moore, LA Smith, HJ McQuay. Seeking a simple measure of analgesia for mega-trials: is a single global assessment good enough. Pain 2001 91: 189-194.

Lesley A Smith, Andrew R Moore , Henry J McQuay , David Gavaghan Using evidence from different sources: an example using paracetamol 1000 mg plus codeine 60 mg. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2001, 1:1 (10 January 2001; http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/1/1 ).

DJ Gavaghan, RA Moore, HJ McQuay. An evaluation of homogeneity tests in meta-analysis in pain using simulations of individual patient data. Pain 2000 85: 415-24.

LA Smith, AD Oldman, HJ McQuay, RA Moore. Teasing apart quality and validity in systematic reviews: an example from acupuncture trials in chronic neck and back pain. Pain 2000 86: 119-132.

MR Tramèr, RA Moore, DJM Reynolds, HJ McQuay. Quantitative estimation of rare adverse effects which follow a biological progression - a new model applied to chronic NSAID use. Pain 2000 85: 169-182.

Edwards JE, McQuay HJ, Moore RA, Collins SL. Reporting of adverse effects in clinical trials should be improved. Lessons from acute postoperative pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 1999; 18:427-37.

RA Moore, H Fingerová. Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine: using current best evidence to treat individual patients. In CP Price, J Hicks, eds, Point of Care Testing, AACC, Philadelphia 1999 pp265-288.

RA Moore, D Gavaghan, MR Tramèr, SL Collins, HJ McQuay. Size is everything - large amounts of information are needed to overcome random effects in estimating direction and magnitude of treatment effects. Pain 1998 78: 209-16.

M Tramèr, DJ Reynolds, HJ McQuay, RA Moore. When placebo controls are essential and equivalence trials are inadequate - evidence from a systematic review on ondansetron. British Medical Journal 1998 317: 875-879.

SL Collins, RA Moore, HJ McQuay. The visual analogue pain intensity scale: what is moderate pain in millimetres? Pain 1997 72; 95-98.

A Moore, O Moore, H McQuay, D Gavaghan. Deriving dichotomous outcome measures from continuous data in randomised controlled trials of analgesics: use of pain intensity and visual analogue scales. Pain 1997 69: 311-315.

RA Moore, H McQuay, D Gavaghan. Deriving dichotomous outcome measures from continuous data in randomised controlled trials of analgesics: verification from independent data. Pain 1997 69: 127-30.

M Tramèr, A Moore, H McQuay. Propofol and bradycardia - causation, frequency and severity. British Journal of Anaesthetics. British Journal of Anaesthetics 1997; 78: 642-51.

M Tramèr M, DJM Reynolds, RA Moore, HJ McQuay. Effect of covert duplicate publication on meta-analysis; a case study. British Medical Journal 1997 315: 635-40.

Carroll D, Tramèr M, McQuay H, Nye B, Moore A. Randomization is important in studies with pain outcomes: systematic review of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in acute postoperative pain. British Journal of Anaesthesia 1996; 77: 798-803.

AR Jadad, HJ McQuay. Meta-analysis to evaluate analgesic interventions: a systematic qualitative review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 1996 49:235-243.

AR Jadad, RA Moore, D Carroll, C Jenkinson, DJM Reynolds, DJ Gavaghan, HJ McQuay. Assessing the quality of reports of randomized clinical trials: is blinding necessary? Controlled Clinical Trials 1996 17: 1-12.

AR Jadad, D Carroll, A Moore, H McQuay. Developing a database of published reports of randomised clinical trials in pain research. Pain 1996 66 239-46.

HJ McQuay, D Carroll, RA Moore. Variation in the placebo effect in randomised controlled trials of analgesics: all is as blind as it seems. Pain 1996 64:331-335.

H McQuay, A Moore. Placebo mania. Placebos are essential when extent and variability of placebo response are unknown. British Medical Journal 1996 313:1008.

RA Moore, H McQuay, D Gavaghan. Deriving dichotomous outcome measures from continuous data in randomised controlled trials of analgesics. Pain 1996 66 229-237.