Publications

We hope that many of our studies will ultimately make a difference to patient care.  As such, we aim to disseminate our findings in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.

Below is a list of our publications to date with links to the full article or abstract.  We also welcome any feedback so please feel free to leave a comment below

PublicationsAuthorJournalLink
Safety of short, in-hospital delays before surgery for acute appendicitis: multicentre cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysisUnited Kingdom National Surgical Research CollaborativeAnn Surg. In Print, February 2014Abstract
A multicentre cohort study assessing day of week effect and outcome from emergency appendicectomyFerguson HJ, Hall NJ, Bhangu A, on behalf of the National Surgical Research CollaborativeBMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Feb 7. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002290Abstract
Impact of wound edge protection devices on surgical site infection after laparotomy: multicentre randomised controlled trial (ROSSINI Trial)T.D.PinkneyBMJ 2013;347Full paper
The impact of timing of cholecystectomy following gallstone pancreatitisJohnstone et alSurgeon 2013; Nov; 6Abstract
Dexamethasone reduces emesis after gastrointestinal surgery (DREAMS)Hamilton et alTrials 2013. Aug 12;14:249
Multicentre observational study of performance variation in provision and outcome of emergency appendicectomy.National Surgical Research CollaborativeBr J Surg. 2013 Aug;100(9):1240-52Abstract
The influence of key clinical practices on the knowledge of first year doctors about the patients under their care. On behalf of the SWIFT group collaborators and the West Midlands Research Collaborative (WMRC)Naqvi et alThe international journal of clinical practice - 2013 Feb;67(2):181-8Abstract
Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes following emergency surgery for Clostridium difficile colitis. Bhangu et alBJS 2012 Nov;99(11):1501-13
Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of wound-edge protection devices in reducing surgical site infection in patients undergoing open abdominal surgeryGheorghe A et alAnn Surg. 2012 Jun;255(6):1017-29
Systematic review & meta-analysis of the incidence of incsional hernia at the site of stoma closureBhangu et alWorld J Surg. 2012 May. 36(5):973-83.Abstract
Reduction of Surgical Site Infection using a Novel Intervention (ROSSINI): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.Pinkney et alTrials. 2011 Oct 4;12(1):217

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