Recent Resources on Research and Methodology (Compiled 2014)


The following collection of articles was assembled during 2014 as a contribution to a bulletin intended to be produced specially on behalf of the West Midlands Current Awareness Group.

The Bibliographic Citations

Soo, M. Robertson, LM. Ali, T. [et al]; GLOMMS Group. (2014). Approaches to ascertaining comorbidity information: validation of routine hospital episode data with clinician-based case note review. BMC Research Notes. April 21st 2014; 7 :253. Full Text Link.

Lundkvist, J. Halldin, MM. Sandin, J. [et al] (2014). The battle of Alzheimer’s Disease: the beginning of the future. Unleashing the potential of academic discoveries. Frontiers in Pharmacology. May 9th 2014; 5: 102. Full Text Link.

Kivimäki, M. Batty, GD. Kawachi, I. [et al] (2014). Don’t let the truth get in the way of a good story: an illustration of citation bias in epidemiologic research. American Journal of Epidemiology. August 15th 2014; 180(4): 446-8. Full Text Link.

Killin, LO. Russ, TC. Starr, JM. [et al] (2014). The effect of funding sources on donepezil randomised controlled trial outcome: a meta-analysis. BMJ Open. April 7th 2014; 4(4): e004083. Full Text Link.

Davies, SL. Goodman, C. Manthorpe, J. [et al] (2014). Enabling research in care homes: an evaluation of a national network of research ready care homes. BMC Medical Research Methodology. April 5th 2014; 14: 47. Full Text Link.

Hughes, ME. Peeler, J. Hogenesch, JB. [et al] (2014). The growth and impact of Alzheimer Disease Centers as measured by social network analysis. JAMA Neurology. April 2014; 71(4) :412-20. Full Text Link.

Cheng, YH. Chuang, LY. Chang, HW. [et al] (2014). Improved candidate drug mining for Alzheimer’s Disease. Biomedical Research International. 2014; 897653. Epub February 27th 2014. Full Text Link.

Broadstock, M. Ballard, C. Corbett, A. (2014). Latest treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. September 2014; 15(13): 1797-810.

Charoensawat, S. Böhning, W. Böhning, D. [et al] (2014). Meta-analysis and meta-modelling for diagnostic problems. BMC Medical Research Methodology. April 24th 2014; 14(1): 56. Full Text Link.

Cummings JL, Ringman J, Vinters HV. Neuropathologic correlates of trial-related instruments for Alzheimer’s Disease. International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. March 28th 2014; 3(1): 45-9. Full Text Link.

Moher, D. Shamseer, L. [and] Clarke, M. [et al] (2014). Preferred reporting items for systematic review and meta-analysis protocols (PRISMA-P) 2015 statement. Systematic Reviews. January 1st 2015; 4(1): 1. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Miller, JB. Banks, SJ. Léger, GC. [et al] (2014). Randomized controlled trials in frontotemporal dementia: cognitive and behavioral outcomes. Translational Neurodegeneration. June 5th 2014; 3: 12. Full Text Link.

Novitzky, P. Smeaton, AF. Chen, C. [et al] (2014). A review of contemporary work on the ethics of ambient assisted living technologies for people with dementia. Science and Engineering Ethics. June 19th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Mundi, S. Chaudhry, H. Bhandari, M. (2014). Systematic review on the inclusion of patients with cognitive impairment in hip fracture trials: a missed opportunity? Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien de Chirurgie. August 2014; 57(4): E141-E145. Review. Full Text Link.

Smith, T. Maidment, I. Hebding, J. [et al] (2014). Systematic review investigating the reporting of comorbidities and medication in randomized controlled trials of people with dementia. Age and Ageing. July 19th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.


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