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Another successful year for the NIHR Journals Library

Date: 22 December 2015

The NIHR Journals Library has continued to highlight the important evidence across NIHR research projects throughout 2015. So far this year the website had over 250,000 visits - an impressive increase of 25% compared to last year. This is paired with the achievement of nearly half a million page views.

In total, 175 new reports have published in 2015, an increase from 144 in 2014. Below are the top 3 most viewed issues across each of the journals this year.

Health Technology Assessment

Claxton K, Martin S, Soares M, Rice N, Spackman E, Hinde S,et al. Methods for the estimation of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence cost-effectiveness threshold. Health Technol Assess 2015;19(14)

Livingston G, Kelly L, Lewis-Holmes E, Baio G, Morris S, Patel N, et al. A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sensory, psychological and behavioural interventions for managing agitation in older adults with dementia. Health Technol Assess2014;18(39)

Roberts I, Shakur H, Coats T, Hunt B, Balogun E, Barnetson L, et al. The CRASH-2 trial: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the effects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular occlusive events and transfusion requirement in bleeding trauma patients. Health Technol Assess 2013;17(10)

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Health Services and Delivery Research

Taylor S, Pinnock H, Epiphanou E, Pearce G, Parke H, Schwappach A, et al. A rapid synthesis of the evidence on interventions supporting self-management for people with long-term conditions: PRISMS - Practical systematic Review of Self-Management Support for long-term conditions. Health Serv Deliv Res 2014;2(53)

Maben J, Griffiths P, Penfold C, Simon M, Pizzo E, Anderson J, et al. Evaluating a major innovation in hospital design: workforce implications and impact on patient and staff experiences of all single room hospital accommodation. Health Serv Deliv Res 2015;3(3)

Panagioti M, Richardson G, Murray E, Rogers A, Kennedy A, Newman S, et al. Reducing Care Utilisation through Self-management Interventions (RECURSIVE): a systematic review and meta-analysis. Health Serv Deliv Res 2014;2(54)

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Public Health Research

Stanley N, Ellis J, Farrelly N, Hollinghurst S, Bailey S, Downe S. Preventing domestic abuse for children and young people (PEACH): a mixed knowledge scoping review. Public Health Res2015;3(7)

Bambra C, Hillier F, Cairns J-M, Kasim A, Moore H, Summerbell C. How effective are interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity among children and adults? Two systematic reviews. Public Health Res 2015;3(1)

Wyke S, Hunt K, Gray C, Fenwick E, Bunn C, Donnan P, et al. Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men end of study report. Public Health Res 2015;3(2)

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Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation

Little P, Stuart B, Stokes M, Nicholls C, Roberts L, Preece S, et al. Alexander technique and Supervised Physiotherapy Exercises in back paiN (ASPEN): a four-group randomised feasibility trial. Efficacy Mech Eval 2014;1(2)

Freeman D, Dunn G, Startup H, Kingdon D. An explanatory randomised controlled trial testing the effects of targeting worry in patients with persistent persecutory delusions: the Worry Intervention Trial (WIT). Efficacy Mech Eval 2015;2(1)

Nwokoro C, Pandya H, Turner S, Eldridge S, Griffiths CJ, Vulliamy T, et al. Parent-determined oral montelukast therapy for preschool wheeze with stratification for arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase (ALOX5) promoter genotype: a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.Efficacy Mech Eval 2015;2(6)

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Programme Grants for Applied Research

Iliffe S, Wilcock J, Drennan V, Goodman C, Griffin M, Knapp M, et al. Changing practice in dementia care in the community: developing and testing evidence-based interventions, from timely diagnosis to end of life (EVIDEM). Programme Grants Appl Res 2015;3(3)

Roulstone SE, Marshall JE, Powell GG, Goldbart J, Wren YE, Coad J, et al. Evidence-based intervention for preschool children with primary speech and language impairments: Child Talk - an exploratory mixed-methods study. Programme Grants Appl Res 2015;3(5)

Forster A, Mellish K, Farrin A, Bhakta B, House A, Hewison J, et al. Development and evaluation of tools and an intervention to improve patient- and carer-centred outcomes in Longer-Term Stroke care and exploration of adjustment post stroke: the LoTS care research programmeProgramme Grants Appl Res 2014;2(6)

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