Tait L, Roalfe AK, Mant J, Cowie MR, Deeks JJ, Iles R, Barton PM, Taylor CJ, Derit M, Hobbs FD. The REFER (REFer for EchocaRdiogram) protocol: a prospective validation of a clinical decision rule, NT-proBNP, or their combination, in the diagnosis of heart failure in primary care. Rationale and design. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2012 Oct 30;12:97. doi: 10.1186/1471-2261-12-97.
Roalfe AK, Mant J, Doust JA, Barton P, Cowie MR, Glasziou P, Mant D, McManus RJ, Holder R, Deeks JJ, Doughty RN, Hoes AW, Fletcher K, Hobbs FDR. Development and initial validation of a simple clinical decision tool to predict the presence of heart failure in primary care: the MICE (Male, Infarction, Crepitations, Edema) rule. European Journal of Heart Failure. June 2012.
Roalfe AK, Bryant TL, Davies MH, Hackett TG, Saba S, Fletcher K, Lip GY, Hobbs FD, Mant J; on behalf of the BAFTA investigators. A cross-sectional study of quality of life in an elderly population (75 years and over) with atrial fibrillation: secondary analysis of data from the Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study. Europace. 2012 May 10.
Hobbs FD, Roalfe AK, Lip GY, Fletcher K, Fitzmaurice DA, Mant J. Performance of stroke risk scores in older people with atrial fibrillation not taking warfarin: comparative cohort study from BAFTA trial. BMJ 2011 Jun 23;342:d3653. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d3653.
Parle J, Roberts L, Wilson S, Pattison H, Roalfe A, Haque MS, Heath C, Sheppard M, Franklyn J, Hobbs FD (2010). A randomized controlled trial of the effect of thyroxine replacement on cognitive function in community-living elderly subjects with subclinical hypothyroidism: the Birmingham Elderly Thyroid study.J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 95(8):3623-32.
Mant J, Roalfe A, Barton P, Cowie MR, Glasziou P et al. (2009) Systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnosis of heart failure, with modelling of implications of different diagnostic strategies in primary care. Health Technol Assess. 13(32):1-232
Roalfe AK, Holder RL, Wilson S (2008). Standardisation of rates using logistic regression: a comparison with the direct method. BMC Health Services Res, 8(1): 275.
Roalfe AK, Roberts LM, Wilson S (2008). Evaluation of the Birmingham IBS symptom questionnaire. BMC Gastroenterol, 8:30.