International impact

Research undertaken at the Sheffield CTRU has had an impact on the care of patients and the organisation of healthcare services internationally. The list below includes studies that have impacted international health policy.



Computerised assisted language therapy pilot study

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International impact

Health technology assessment of chronic disease self-management support interventions (Ireland)

Rééducation à la phase chronique d’un AVC de l’adulte: Pertinence, indications et modalités (France)


The Randomised Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Acceptability of Computerised Therapy

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International impact

Therapist-supported internet therapy for mental disorders – a health technology assessment (Norway)


Hypertonic Saline in Acute Bronchiolitis: A Randomised Controlled Trial and Economic Evaluation

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International impact

Nebulized Hypertonic Saline for Asthma in Adults and Children: Clinical Effectiveness (Canada)

Alahengitystieinfektiot (Finland)

Prise en charge du 1er épisode de bronchiolite aiguë chez le nourrisson de moins de 12 mois (France)


Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation (HAL) versus Rubber Band Ligation (RBL) for haemorrhoids

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International impact

Consensus statement of the Italian society of colorectal surgery (SICCR): management and treatment of hemorrhoidal disease (Italy)


 Relative Effectiveness of Pumps over MDI and Structured Education for Type-1 Diabetes

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International impact

Évaluation de l’efficacité et de l’efficience dans les maladies chroniques: Synthèse de la littérature et orientations (France)

Insulin Pumps for Patients with Any Diabetes Type: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines (Canada)


A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluating NeuRx/4 Diaphragm Pacing in Patients with Respiratory Muscle Weakness Due to Motor Neurone Disease

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International impact

Efectividad de la ventilación no invasiva para el tratamiento de la insuficiencia respiratoria en pacientes con Esclerosis Lateral Amiotrófica (Spain)


A study to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of aphasia computer treatment versus usual stimulation or attention control long-term post-stroke (CACTUS)

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International impact

Rééducation à la phase chronique de l’AVC de l’adulte: pertinence, indications et modalités (France)


Pandemic Respiratory Infection Emergency System Triage]

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International impact

Clinical management of COVID-19: living guideline (World Health Organisation)


Optimal Pathway for TreatIng neurOpathic paiN in Diabetes Mellitus trial

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International impact

Nonopioid Pharmacologic Treatments for Chronic Pain (USA)

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