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Our publications

The CPHG is involved in the production of a wide range of publications related to Cochrane and review methodology and evidence generation. Recent journal articles and book chapters are listed below.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Jones K, Baker P, Doyle J, Armstrong R, Pettman T & Waters E. Increasing the utility of systematic reviews findings through strategic communication. Journal of Public Health. 2013. 35(2): 345-349.

Nasser M, Welch V, Tugwell P, Ueffing E, Doyle J, Waters E. Ensuring relevance for Cochrane reviews: evaluating processes and methods for prioritizing topics for Cochrane reviews. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2013; 66; 474-482.

Pettman TL, Armstrong R, Jones K, Waters E, Doyle J. Cochrane update: building capacity in evidence-informed decision-making to improve public health. Journal of Public Health. 2013; 35(4): 624-627.

Turley R, Saith R, Bhan N, Doyle J, Jones K, Waters E. Slum upgrading review: methodlogical challenges that arise in systematic reviews of complex intervention. Journal of Public Health. 2013; 35(1), 171-175.

Burford BJ, Coren E, Davison C, Thomas S, Doyle J, Armstrong R, Waters E. Evidence to support the needs of children and young people: upcoming reviews from the Cochrane Public Health Group. Journal of Public Health 2012;34(3):467-470

Burford BJ, Rehfuess E, Sch√ľnemann HJ, Akl EA, Waters E, Armstrong R, Thomson H, Doyle J, Pettman T. Assessing evidence in public health: the added value of GRADE. Journal of Public Health. 2012. 34(4) 631-635.

Armstrong R., Pettman T, Burford B, Doyle J, Waters E. Tracking and understanding the utility of Cochrane reviews for public health decision-making.Journal of Public Health, 2012.34(2): p. 309-313. Abstract

Pettman TL, Armstrong R, Doyle J, Burford B, Anderson LM, Hillgrove T, Honey N, Waters E. Strengthening evaluation to capture the breadth of public health practice: ideal vs. real. Journal of Public Health, 2012.34(1): p. 151-155. Abstract

Pettman TL, Hall BJ, Waters E, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Armstrong R, Doyle J. Communicating with decision-makers through evidence reviews. Journal of Public Health, 2011 Dec; 33(4): p. 630-633. Abstract

Anderson LM, Petticrew M, Rehfuess E, Armstrong R, Ueffing E, Baker P, Francis D, Tugwell P. Using logic models to capture complexity in systematic reviews. Research Synthesis Methods, 2011, 2(1): 33-42. Abstract

Waters E, Hall B, Armstrong R, Doyle J, Pettman T, de Silva-Sanigorski. Cochrane update: Essential components of public health evidence reviews: capturing intervention complexity, implementation, economics and equity. Journal of Public Health, 2011, 33(3): 462-465. Abstract

Francis DP, Baker PRA, Doyle J, Hall BJ, Waters E. Cochrane Update: Reviewing interventions delivered to whole communities: learnings and recommendations for application to policy, practice and evidence development. Journal of Public Health, 2011, 33(2): 322-325. Abstract

Armstrong R, Hall B, Doyle J, Waters E. Cochrane Update: 'Scoping the scope' of a Cochrane review. Journal of Public Health, 2011, 33(1): 147-150. Abstract

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Pettman T, Armstrong R, Burford B, Doyle J, Anderson L, Waters E. Evidence synthesis to inform NCD prevention and health promotion. In: McQueen D, editor. Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion. New York: Springer; 2013. p. 309-24.

Pettman T, Armstrong R, Burford B, Doyle J, Anderson L, Waters E. Using evidence to inform NCD prevention and health promotion In: McQueen D, editor. Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion. New York: Springer; 2013. p. 325-36.

Waters E., Armstrong R, Doyle J, Pettman TL, Hall B, Priest N, de Silva-Sanigorski A. 2011. Chapter 7: Evidence in Public Health. Understanding health promotion. H. Keleher and C. MacDougall (Eds). South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oxford University Press. Oxford, Melbourne.

Armstrong R, Prosser L, Dobbins M, Waters E. Knowledge Translation and exchange for obesity prevention. In Waters E, Swinburn B, Seidell J and Uauy R (eds.) Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice. BMJ Books, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, United Kingdom

Priest N, Swinburn B, Waters E. A human rights approach to childhood obesity prevention. In Waters E, Swinburn B, Seidell J and Uauy R (eds.) Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice. BMJ Books, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, United Kingdom

Waters E, Armstrong R and Doyle J. Evidence to inform multisectoral approaches to health promotion. In Keleher H, McDougall C and Murphy B (Eds) Keleher H, Murphy B & McDougall C (eds.) Intersectoral Health Promotion.  Oxford University Press, Oxford, Melbourne. 

Robinson V, Tugwell P, Petticrew M, Kristjansson E, Waters E. What works at enhancing health equity? Cochrane and Campbell. In: Global Forum Update on Research for Health Volume 2, Poverty, Equity and Health Research.  Geneva: World Health Organization, September 2005, pp 64-69.  http://www.globalforumhealth.org/filesupld/global_update2/2_achieving_equity.pdf

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