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Preterm birth programme publications and newsletters



Bradshaw LE, Pushpa-Rajah A, Dorling J, Mitchell EJ, Duley L and on behalf of the Cord Pilot Trial Collaborative Group.  Cord pilot trials: update to randomized trial protocol.  Trials 2015; 16: 407

Corbett MS, Moe-Byrne T, Oddie S, McGuire W.  Randomization methods in emergency setting trials: a descriptive review.  Research Synthesis Methods.  2015; 7: 46-54

Weeks AD, Watt P, Yoxall CW, Gallagher A, Burleigh A, Bewley S, Heuchan AM, Duley L. Innovation in immediate neonatal care: development of the Bedside Assessment, Stabilisation and Initial Cardiorespiratory Support (BASICS) trolley. BMJ Innovations. 2015;1:53-8.

Wilman E, Megone C, Oliver S, Duley L, Gyte G, Wright JM.  The ethical issues regarding consent to clinical trials with pre-term or sick neonates: a systematic review (framework synthesis) of the empirical research.  Trials, 2015; 16; 502.


Duley L, Uhm S, Oliver S. Preterm Birth Priority Setting Partnership Steering Group Top 15 UK research priorities for preterm birth. Lancet. 2014 June 14; 383 (9934):2041-2.

Oddie S, Rhodes P. Barriers to deferred cord clamping in preterm infants. Archives of diseases in childhood Fetal and neonatal edition. 2014 Sep;99(5):F391-4.

Pushpa-Rajah A, Bradshaw L, Dorling J, Gyte G, Mitchell EJ, Thornton J, Duley L, et al. Cord pilot trial - immediate versus deferred cord clamping for very preterm birth (before 32 weeks gestation): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2014;15:258.

Russell G, Sawyer A, Rabe H, Bliss JA, Gyte G, Duley L, et al. Parents' views on care of their very premature babies in neonatal intensive care units: a qualitative study. BMC pediatrics. 2014 Sep 13;14(1):230.

Sawyer A, Rabe H, Abbot J, Gyte G, Duley L, Ayers S, et al. Measuring parents' experiences and satisfaction with care during very preterm birth: a questionnaire development study. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2014 Sep;121(10):1294-301.

Thomas MR, Yoxall CW, Weeks AD, Duley L. Providing newborn resuscitation at the mother's bedside: assessing the safety, useability and acceptability of a mobile trolley. BMC paediatrics. 2014;14:135. 

Uhm S, Crowe S, Dowling J, Oliver S. The process and outcomes of setting research priorities about preterm birth - a collaborative partnership. Infant. 2014;10(6):178-81


Arnold L, Sawyer A, Rabe H, Abbott J, Gyte G, Duley L, et alParent's first moments with their very preterm babies: A qualitative study. BMJ Open 2013;3(4):e002487. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002487

Brown JVE, Moe-Byrne T, Harden M, McGuire W (2012) Lower versus Higher Oxygen Concentration for Delivery Room Stabilisation of Preterm Neonates: Systematic Review. PLoS ONE 7(12): e52033. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052033

Moe-Byrne T, Brown JVE, McGuire W. Naloxone for opiate-exposed newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003483. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003483.pub2

Sawyer A, Rabe H, Abbott J, Gyte G, Duley L, Ayers S, et alParents' experiences and satisfaction with care during the birth of their very preterm baby: a qualitative study. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2013 Apr;120(5):637-43 DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12104.

Sawyer A, Ayers S, Abbott J, Gyte G, Rabe H, Duley L. Measures of satisfaction with care during labour and birth: a comparative review. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013;13:108.

Singh Y, Oddie S. Marked variation in delivery room management in very preterm infants. Resuscitation. 2013 Nov;84(11):1558-61


Brown JV, Moe-Byrne T, Harden M, McGuire W. Lower versus higher oxygen concentration for delivery room stabilisation of preterm neonates: systematic review. PloS one. 2012;7(12):e52033

Petit-Zeman, S., Uhm, S., (2012), Identifying research priorities in preterm birth. Infant. Vol 8 Issue 3

Uhm et al, (2012), Patient and public perspectives shaping scientific and medical research: panels for data, discussions,and decisions. Patient Intelligence4: 1-1


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