Surrey Clinical Trials Unit publications

A selection of publications from CTU.

Maguire R, McCann L, Kotronoulas G, Kearney N, Ream E, Armes J, Patiraki E (2021) Real time remote symptom monitoring during chemotherapy for cancer: European multicentre randomised controlled trial (eSMART). BMJ. doi:10.1136/bmj.n1647

Jamieson L, Harrop E, Johnson M, Liossi C, Mott C, Oulton K, Skene S, Wong I, Howard R. (2021) Healthcare professionals’ views of the use of oral morphine and transmucosal diamorphine in the management of paediatric breakthrough pain and the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial: A focus group study (DIPPER). Palliative Medicine. doi:10.1177/02692163211008737

Kelly C, Pericleous M, Ayesha Ahmed A, Vandrevala T, Hendy J, Shafi S, Skene SS, Verma S, Edge C, Nicholls M, Gorei C, de Lusignan S, Ala A. (2020). Improving uptake of hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing in South Asian migrants in community and faith settings using educational interventions—A prospective descriptive study. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 100:264-272. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2020.08.059

Ellett L, Tarrant E, Kouimtsidis C, Kingston J, Vivarelli L, Mendis J, Chadwick P. (2020). Group mindfulness-based therapy for persecutory delusions: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Schizophrenia Research222:534-536. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2020.04.023

Chhetri I, Hunt JEA, Mendis JR, Patterson SD, Puthucheary ZA, Montgomery HE, Creagh-Brown BC (2019). Repetitive vascular occlusion stimulus (RVOS) versus standard care to prevent muscle wasting in critically ill patients (ROSProx):a study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials. 20:456. doi:10.1186/s13063-019-3547-5

Michael A, Smith E, Hugg A, Kilpatrick T (2018). EDMONd: A feasibility study of elemental diet as an alternative to parenteral nutrition for ovarian cancer patients with inoperable malignant bowel obstruction. Journal of Clinical Oncology36:15 suppl, TPS5605

Davies AN, Waghorn M, Webber K, Johnsen S, Mendis J, Boyle J. (2018). A cluster randomised feasibility trial of clinically assisted hydration in cancer patients in the last days of life. Palliative Medicine. 32:1–11. doi:10.1177/0269216317741572

Maguire R, Fox PA, McCann L, Miaskowski C, Kotronoulas G, Miller M, Furlong E, Ream E, Armes J, Patiraki E, Gaiger A, Berg GV, Flowerday A, Donnan P, McCrone P, Apostolidis K, Harris J, Katsaragakis S, Buick AR, Kearney, N (2017). The eSMART Study Protocol: A Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate Electronic Symptom Management Using the Advanced Symptom Management System (ASyMS) Remote Technology for Patients with Cancer. BMJ Open7:e015016. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015016 

Davies AN, Waghorn M, Boyle J, Gallagher A, Johnsen S (2015). Alternative forms of hydration in patients with cancer in the last days of life: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 16:464. doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0988-3