Jon Nicholl Reports

Reports and other refereed publications

Published reports (R), Articles (A), Editorials (E) and Letters (L)

  1. NICHOLL JP. The use of hospital inpatient data in the analysis of the injuries sustained by road accident casualties. Supplementary Report SR628, Transport & Road Research Laboratory, Crowthorne, 1980. (R).
  2. NICHOLL JP. The usefulness of hospital inpatient data for road safety studies. In Road Safety (eds. Foot, Campbell & Wade), Praeger 1981. (A).
  3. KNOWELDEN J, KEELING JW, NICHOLL JP. Post-neonatal mortality - a multicentre study. (1984) HMSO ISBN NO. 0113210329. (R)
  4. MARTIN JF, HAMDY N, NICHOLL JP, et al. Prostacyclin in cerebral infarction. NEJM, 1985; i: 1642. (L).
  5. NICHOLL JP. Cot deaths in Hong Kong. Lancet, 1986; I: 214. (L).
  6. DIXON RA, NICHOLL JP. Alternative therapy. BMJ, 1986; 293: 52-53. (L).
  7. NICHOLL JP, THOMAS KJ, WILLIAMS BT. Expenditure on the NHS. Lancet, 1986; II: 107-108. (L).
  8. MILNER PC, NICHOLL JP. Effects of breast conservation on psychological morbidity. BMJ, 1986; 293: 1568. (L).
  9. NICHOLL JP. Comparison of two measures of waiting times. BMJ, 1988; 296: 65. (L).
  10. NICHOLL JP, O'CATHAIN A. Sleeping position and SIDS. Lancet, 1988;p ii: 106. (L).
  11. NICHOLL JP, O'CATHAIN A. Cigarette smoking and early neonatal death. BMJ, 1988; 297: 487-488. (L).
  12. MILNER PC, NICHOLL JP. Revising RAWP. Lancet, 1988; ii: 1195. (L).
  13. MILNER PC, NICHOLL JP, THOMAS KJ, BIRCH S, et al. Lithotripsy versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy for renal calculi. BMJ, 1988; 297: 685. (L).
  14. NICHOLL JP, BEEBY NR, WILLIAMS BT. Day case hysterectomies. BMJ, 1989; 298: 831-832. (L).
  15. NICHOLL JP. Population intervention. Lancet, 1989; i: 718. (L).
  16. NICHOLL JP. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. BMJ, 1989; 298: 959-960. (L).
  17. NICHOLL JP. Bus fares and road accident casualties: the South Yorkshire experience. Radical Community Medicine, 1989; summer: 39-43. (A).
  18. MURPHY M, NICHOLL JP, O'CATHAIN A. Iron and the sudden infant death syndrome. BMJ, 1989; 298: 1643. (L).
  19. MILNER PC, BRAZIER JE, NICHOLL JP, ROSS B, JOHNSON A G. Evaluating gallbladder lithotripsy. Lancet, 1989; i. (L).
  20. MURPHY M, NICHOLL JP, O'CATHAIN A. Caffeine and babies. BMJ, 1989; 299: 121. (L).
  21. NICHOLL JP. Outcome prediction in intensive care. Lancet, 1989; ii: 330-331. (L).
  22. NICHOLL JP, COLEMAN P, WESTLAKE L, WILLIAMS BT. Accuracy of family practitioner committee registers. BMJ, 1989; 299: 458. (L).
  23. NICHOLL JP. Clinical trial numbers. Lancet, 1990; i: 483. (L).
  24. MILNER PC, NICHOLL JP. Who should review the walking wounded? MRC News. Medical Research Council. June 1990, No. 47. (A).
  25. NICHOLL JP. Safety of Horseriding. BMJ, 1990; 301: 496. (L).
  26. NICHOLL JP. The mean predicts the number of deviants. BMJ, 1990; 301: 1393. (L).
  27. JOHNSON AG, ROSS B, FROST E, MILNER P, NICHOLL J, WESTLAKE L, WILLIAMS BT. A randomised controlled trial of lithotripsy and cholecystectomy: Interim report. In Biliary Lithotripsy II. Eds. Burhenne J H, Paumgartner G and Ferrucci J T. Year Book Medical Publishers Inc. London. 1990. (A).
  28. NICHOLL JP, USHERWOOD TP, GEORGE S. Critical appraisal: statistical methods. Horizons, 1991; 192-198. (A).
  29. CLARKE AM, NICHOLL JP. The effect of the weather on the symptoms of osteoarthritis. BJ Rheumatology, 1991; 30: 477. (L).
  30. ROSS B, NICHOLL JP, WILLIAMS BT, JOHNSON A G. Are bile salts necessary with gallstone lithotripsy? In: Lithotripsy and related techniques for gallstone treatment. Paumgartner G et al (eds). Mosby Year Book Ltd., St Louis, 1991. (A).
  31. NICHOLL JP, O'CATHAIN A. Antenatal smoking, postnatal passive smoking and the sudden infant death syndrome. In: The effects of smoking on the foetus, neonate, and child. Eds. D Poswillow and E Alberman. Oxford University Press, 1992, Oxford. (A).
  32. NICHOLL JP. Exercise, fitness, and health. BMJ, 1992; 305: 645. (L).
  33. NICHOLL, JP, BRAZIER JE. Laparoscopic versus mini-incision cholecystectomy. Lancet, 1993; i: 47. (L).
  34. NICHOLL JP, COLEMAN P, WILLIAMS BT. A national study of the epidemiology of exercise related injury and illness. ISBN 1-872158-71-4. Sports Council, 1993. (R)
  35. NICHOLL JP, COLEMAN P, WILLIAMS BT. Injuries in sport and exercise. Fact Sheet. Sports Council. London. (1993). (A).
  36. NICHOLL JP, Brazier JE, Williams BT. Management of trauma. BMJ, 1993; 307: 683-684. (L).
  37. NICHOLL JP. Is the study worth doing? Lancet, 1993; ii: 809. (L).
  38. EDWARDS N, HAYCOCKS J, NICHOLL J, et al. The closure of accident and emergency services at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Needs Assessment Option Appraisal. North East Thames Regional Health Authority. (1993). (R).
  39. NICHOLL JP. Pre-hospital deaths from accidental injury. BMJ, 1994; 309: 57. (L).
  40. WILLIAMS BT, NICHOLL JP, BRAZIER JE. Epidemiology based needs assessment: A&E Departments. Department of Health (R).
  41. NICHOLL J, SNOOKS H, BRAZIER J. The costs and effectiveness of helicopter emergency ambulance services. Information for purchasers in England and Wales. SCHARR, University of Sheffield, 1995. (R).
  42. PICKIN M, NICHOLL J. Number who benefit per unit of treatment may be a more appropriate measure. BMJ, 1995; 310: 1270. (L).
  43. THOMAS K, FALL M, PARRY G, NICHOLL J. National survey of access to complementary health care via General Practice. SCHARR, University of Sheffield, 1995. (R).
  44. NICHOLL J, COLEMAN P. Acute Sports Injuries. BMJ, 1996; 312: 844 (L).
  45. NICHOLL J, TURNER J, DIXON S. The cost-effectiveness of the regional trauma system in the North West Midlands. SCHARR, University of Sheffield, 1995. (R).
  46. COLEMAN P, MUNRO J, NICHOLL J, et al. The effectiveness of interventions to prevent accidental injury to young persons aged 15-24 years. A review of the evidence. ISBN 1 900 750 007. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 1996. (R)
  47. GILBERT L, NICHOLL J, MANDER A. Assay used in serum screening for Down’s syndrome may depend on ethnic make-up of population. BMJ, 1996; 313, 297. (L).
  48. NICHOLL J, GILHOOLEY K, PARRY G, et al. The safety and reliability of priority dispatch systems. ISBN 1 900 750 058. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 1996.
  49. WILLIAMS BT, NICHOLL JP, BRAZIER JE. Health Care Needs Assessment: A&E Departments..Editors, Stevens A and Raftery J. Radcliffe Medical Press. Abingdon, 1997. (A).
  50. TURNER J, NICHOLL JP, PHILLIPS B. Do we need trauma centres? Unintentional injury in childhood and adolescence. Editors, Aynsley, Green, Jarvis, Roberts and Towner. Bailliere’s clinical paediatrics. Balliere Tindall, London, 1997 (A).
  51. NICHOLL JP, COLEMAN P. Accidents: trends in morbidity and mortality. The Health of Adult Britain 1841-1994. Eds. Charleton J and Murphy M. Office for National Statistics: London, 1997 (A).
  52. POLLITT RJ, GREEN A, McCABE CJ, BOOTH A, COOPER NJ, LEONARD JV, NICHOLL J, et al. Neonatal screening for inborn errors of metabolism: cost, yield and outcome. Health Tech. Assessment, 1997; 1(7).
  53. MUNRO JF, BOOTH A, NICHOLL JP. A systematic review of routine preoperative testing. Health Tech. Assessment, 1997; 1(12).
  54. JAMES G, NICHOLL JP, SLACK R, PIRIE P, MCCLEMONT E. Setting targets: achieving reductions in pressure sores. Final report to the DoH. Medical Care Research Unit. March 1997 (R).
  55. NICHOLL J, TURNER J, PICKIN M. A review of evidence for the provision of emergency services. Medical Care Research Unit. Oct. 1998 (R).
  56. NICHOLL J, HUGHES S, DIXON S, TURNER J, YATES D. The costs and benefits of paramedic skills in pre-hospital trauma care. Health Tech. Assessment, 1998; 2(17).
  57. NICHOLL J, WILLOUGHBY J. Effects of ambulance response times are being evaluated. BMJ, 1998; 317: 684 (L).
  58. NICHOLL J. Provision of intensive care for children. Evidence does not support tertiary care. BMJ, 1998; 317: 1320-1321 (L).
  59. NICHOLL J, Paediatric intensive care - the way ahead? Anaesthesia, 1998; 53: 1141-1143. (E).
  60. MUNRO J, NICHOLL J, O'CATHAIN A, KNOWLES E. Evaluation of NHS Direct first wave sites. First Interim report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 1998. (R).
  61. DICK WF, BASKETT PJF, et al, Recommendations for uniform reporting of data following major trauma – the Utstein style. EJ Em Med., 1999; 6: 369-387. (A)
  62. European Transport Safety Council. Reducing the severity of road injuries through post impact care. ETSC, Brussels, 1999. (R).
  63. NICHOLL JP, MUNRO J. Systems for emergency care. BMJ, 2000; 320: 955-956. (E)
  64. DICK WF, BASKETT PJF, et al. Recommendations for uniform reporting of data following major trauma – the Utstein style. Trauma, 2000; 2: 43-61. (A).
  65. NICHOLL JP. The ethics of research ethics committees. BMJ, 2000; 320: 1217. (A).
  66. MUNRO J, NICHOLL JP, O’CATHAIN A, KNOWLES E. Evaluation of NHS Direct first wave sites. Second interim report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 2000. (R).
  67. TURNER J, NICHOLL J, WEBBER L, et al. A randomised controlled trial of prehospital intravenous fluid replacement therapy in serious trauma. HTA. 2000; 4(31).
  68. DICK WF, BASKETT PJF, et al. Recommendations for uniform reporting of data following major trauma – the Utstein style. BJ Anaesthesia, 2000; 84(6): 818-819. (A).
  69. DICK WF, BASKETT PJF, et al. Recommendations for uniform reporting of data following major trauma – the Utstein style. Acta Anaesthesiologica Belgica, 2000; 51(1): 18-38. (A).
  70. KELLY AM, NICHOLL JP. Strengthening the case for organised trauma care. Lancet, 2000; 356: 1438-1439. (L).
  71. LUFF D, NICHOLL J, O’CATHAIN A, et al. Patient Preferences. In Shaping the Future NHS: Long term planning for hospital and related services. Consultation document on the findings of the National Bed Inquiry - Supporting Analysis. Department of Health, London, 2000.
  72. COLEMAN P, NICHOLL J. Mortality in joggers. Benefits are seen in previously sedentary individuals who start exercising regularly. BMJ, 2001; 322: 551-551 (L).
  73. NICHOLL J, TURNER J, MARTIN D. The future of Ambulance Services in the United Kingdom. The Ambulance Service Association, London, April 2001 (R).
  74. LUFF D, NICHOLL J, O'CATHAIN A, ET AL. Patient preferences. In shaping the future NHS: Long term planning for hospital and related services. Consultation document on the findings of the National Bed Inquiry - Supporting analysis. Department of Health, London, 2000 (R).
  75. NICHOLL J, GOODACRE S. Baysian stopping rules for trials. Lancet, 2002; 359: 76 (L).
  76. O’CATHAIN A, SAMPSON F, NICHOLL J, MUNRO J. The effect of skill mix on clinical decision-making in NHS direct. Final report to the W. Midlands NHS Executive. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield; June 2001 (R).
  77. COLEMAN P, NICHOLL J, WARREN E. Effectiveness of guidelines on persistent glue ear in children. BMJ, 2002; 324: 673 (L).
  78. SNOOKS H, FOSTER T, NICHOLL J, et al. Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of direct triage and transportation to Minor Injuries Units by ambulance crews. London Ambulance Service, 2002 (R).
  79. NICHOLL J, CAMPBELL M. Epidemiology Research. Lancet, 2002; 360: 258-259 (L).
  80. MUNRO J, SAMPSON F, PICKIN M, NICHOLL J. patient de-registration from GP lists: epidemiology and professional views. Final report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 2002. (R).
  81. MUNRO J, NICHOLL J, BRAZIER J, DAVEY R, COCHRANE T. A randomised controlled trial of the cost-effectiveness of exercise in over-65 year olds. Medical Care Research Unit. University of Sheffield, 2002. (R).
  82. TURNER J, NICHOLL J. The performance of Staffordshire ambulance service – A review. Report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield. 2002 (R).
  83. MUNRO J, O’CATHAIN A, KNOWLES E, NICHOLL J. evaluation of the NHS Direct Essex pharmacy pilot scheme. Report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield. 2002 (R).
  84. COLEMAN P, NICHOLL J. The impact of accident prevention initiatives on recent trends in inequalities in accident mortality. Final report to NHSE, Trent. Medical Care Research Unit. University of Sheffield. 2002 (R).
  85. PICKIN M, O’CATHAIN A, SAMPSON F, DIXON S, NICHOLL J. evaluation of the National Primary Care Collaborative Advanced Access Programme. Final report to the Department of Health. University of Sheffield, 2002. (R).
  86. TURNER J, MASON S, NICHOLL J, brown T. A scoping study to inform the development of a data-collection system to measure the severity of fire-related injuries. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 2002. (R).
  87. NICHOLL J, TURNER J, STEVENS K, O’KEEFFE C, CROSS L, GOODACRE S, SNOOKS H. A review of the costs and benefits of helicopter emergency ambulance services in England and Wales. Final report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 2003. (R).
  88. MUNRO JF, CLANCY M, KNOWLES E, SAMPSON F, NICHOLL JP. Evaluation of NHS Direct: impact and appropriateness. Report to the Department of Health. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 2003. (R).
  89. MASON S, COLEMAN P, RATCLIFFE J, TURNER J, NICHOLL JP. Evaluation of Emergency Care Practitioners: (phase one). ScHARR, University of Sheffield, 2004.(R).
  90. COLEMAN P, AYIKU L, NICHOLL JP, CROSS E. Systematic review of the efficacy and safety of uterine artery embolisation in the treatment of fibroids. ScHARR, University of Sheffield, 2004.(R).
  91. MASON S, O’KEEFFE C, COLEMAN P, EDLIN R, NICHOLL JP. A national evaluation of the clinical and cost effectiveness of Emergency Care Practitioners (phase two). ScHARR, University of Sheffield Oct 2005.(R).
  92. TURNER J, O’KEEFE C, DIXON S, WARREN K, NICHOLL J. The costs and benefits of changing ambulance service response time standards. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, 2005 (R).
  93. THOMAS KJ, MACPHERSON H, RATCLIFFE J, THORPE L, BRAZIER J, CAMPBELL M, FITTER M, ROMA M, WALTERS S, NICHOLL J. Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain. Health Technol Assess, 2005; 9(32): 1-109 (R).
  94. NICHOLL J. Health research funding. BMJ, 2006; 332: 1510. (L)
  95. NICHOLL J. The future of health research in the UK. Lancet, 2006; 368: 727-728. (L).
  96. SNOOKS H, NICHOLL J. Sorting patients: the weakest link in the emergency care system. EMJ, 2007; 24(2): 74 (E).
  97. NICHOLL J. Health research funding. Injuries were ignored. Injury Prevention, 2007; 13: 70-71 (L).
  98. NICHOLL Jp, COLEMAN P, TURNER J. The potential impact of changes proposed to serious orthopaedic trauma in Wakefield and Kirklees: a review of the literature. MCRU, September 2008.
  99. GRAY AJ, GOODACRE S, NEWBY D, MASSON M, SAMPSON F, DIXON S, CRANE S, ELLIOTT M, NICHOLL J. A multicentre RCT of the use of continuous positive airway pressure and non-invasive positive pressure ventilation in the early treatment of patients presenting to the ED with severe acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: the 3CPO trial. Health Technol Assess, 2009; 13(33). (R).
  100. O’GRADY EA, MOSS JG, BELLI AM, THOMAS S, NICHOLL J, FITZGERALD PE. UK Uterine artery embolisation for fibroids registry 2003-2008. BSIR, Bedford UK; 2009. (R).
  101. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield. Building the evidence base in pre-hospital and urgent care. Department of Health; London; July 2010 (R).
  102. Mason S, Locker T, Nicholl j. Four Hour Emergency target. BMJ 2010; 341: 61 (L).