Research and Evaluation, incorporating ASERNIP-S


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We have an extensive record of producing health technology assessments for our clients. Recent examples of systematic reviews, rapid reviews, horizon scanning and peer-reviewed publications are provided below. In addition, we also publish fit-for-purpose research and reports for patient's information.

Systematic reviews

Rapid reviews

Horizon scanning reports

Peer-reviewed publications

Conferences and presentations

Other reports

Latest publications

Vega CV, Gostlow HC, Marlow N, Babidge W, Maddern G. Characteristics of participants who withdraw from surgical simulation-based educational research. BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning. 2018; [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1136.

Vreugdenburg TD, Forel D, Marlow N, Maddern GJ, Quinn J, Lander R, Tobin S. Morbidity and mortality meetings: gold, silver or bronze? ANZ Journal of Surgery.  2018; [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29430809.

Scarfe, A, Duncan, J, Ma, N, Cameron, A, Rankin, D, Karatassas, A, Fletcher, D, Watters, D, Maddern, G. Day case hernia repair: weak evidence or practice gap? ANZ Journal of Surgery.  2018; [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29573102.

Forel, D, Vandepeer, M, Duncan, J, Tivey, DR, Tobin, SA. Leaving surgical training: some of the reasons are in surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery.  2018; [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29411485.

Atukorale, YN, Lambert, RS, Cameron, AL, Maddern, GJ. Stem cell treatments within surgical specialities: what is the evidence? ANZ Journal of Surgery.  2018; 88(1-2):11-12. PMID: 29392912.

Vreugdenburg, TD, Cameron, AL, Wild, C. Prostate artery embolisation: poor design and reporting impact the value of current systematic reviews. European Urology.  2018; 73(4):642-643. PMID: 29273408.

Saing, S, Haywood, P, Duncan, JK, Ma, N, Cameron, AL, Goodall, S. Cost-effective imaging for resectability of liver lesions in colorectal cancer: an economic decision model. ANZ Journal of Surgery.  2017 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28982209 .

Gostlow, H, Vega, CV, Marlow, N, Babidge, W, Maddern, G. Do Surgeons React?: A retrospective analysis of surgeons' response to harassment of a colleague during simulated operating theatre scenarios. Annals of Surgery.  2017 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:  28742690 .

Rehabilitation pathways following hip and knee arthroplasty . RACS and Medibank Private Limited, January 2018.

Last update: 30-05-2018.