Publications & Presentations

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Bauer A, Newbury-Birch D, Robalino S, Ferguson J, Wigham S. Is prevention better than cure? A systematic review of the effectiveness of well-being interventions for military personnel adjusting to civilian life. PLoS One. 2018 May 2;13(5):e0190144. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190144 [Abstract] [Full-text]

Moloney E, O’Connor J, Craig D, Robalino S, Chrysos A, Javanbakht M, Sims A, Stansby G, Wilkes S, Allen J. Systematic Review of Economic Models Used to Compare Techniques for Detecting Peripheral Arterial Disease. Pharmacoecon Open. 2018 Apr 23. doi: 10.1007/s41669-018-0076-1 [Abstract] [Full-text]

Dow J, Robinson J, Robalino S, Finch T, McColl E, Robinson L. How best to assess quality of life in informal carers of people with dementia; A systematic review of existing outcome measures. PLoS One. 2018 Mar 14;13(3):e0193398. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193398. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Robalino S, Nyakang’o SB, Beyer FR, Fox C, Allan LM. Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving physical and psychological outcomes of fall-related injuries in people with dementia: a narrative systematic review. Syst Rev. 2018 Feb 20;7(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0697-6. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Scott S, Parkinson K, Robalino S, Kaner E, Adamson A, Wrieden W, Fitzgerald N, Stead M, Power C. Non-pharmacological interventions designed to reduce health risks due to unhealthy eating behaviour and linked risky or excessive drinking in adults aged 18-25 years: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews. 2017 Mar 3;6(1):42. doi: 10.1186/s13643-017-0434-6. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Mills S, White M, Wrieden W, Robalino S, Adams J. Health and social determinants and outcomes of home cooking: a systematic review of observational studies. Appetite. 2017 Apr 1;111:116-134. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.12.022 [Abstract] [Full-text]

Wigham S, Bauer A, Robalino S, Ferguson J, Burke, A, Newbury-Birch, D. A systematic review of the effectiveness of alcohol brief interventions for UK military personnel moving back to civilian life. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. 2017 Aug;163(4):242-250. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2016-000712. Epub 2017 Mar 20. [Abstract]

Flynn D, Francis R, Robalino S, Lally J, Snooks H, Rodgers H, McClelland G, Ford GA, Price C.  A review of enhanced paramedic roles during and after hospital handover of stroke, myocardial infarction and trauma patients. BMC Emerg Med. 2017 Feb 23;17(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s12873-017-0118-5. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Heslehurst N, Vieira R, Hayes L, Crowe L, Jones D, Robalino S, Slack E, Rankin J. Maternal body mass index and post-term birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity reviews. 2017 Mar;18(3):293-308. doi: 10.1111/obr.12489. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Dickinson C, Dow J, Gibson G, Hayes L, Robalino S, Robinson L. (2016) Psychosocial intervention for carers of people with dementia: What components are most effective and when? A systematic review of systematic reviews. International psychogeriatrics. 26:1-13. DOI: 10.1017/S1041610216001447 [Abstract]

Azevedo LB, Ling J, Soos I, Robalino S, Ells L. (2016). The Effectiveness of Sedentary Behaviour Interventions for Reducing Body Mass Index in Children and Adolescents: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews. DOI: 10.1111/obr.12414 [Abstract] [Full-text]

Hanratty J, Livingstone N, Robalino S, Terwee CB, Glod M, Oono IP, Rodgers J, Macdonald G, McConachie H. (2015) Systematic Review of the Measurement Properties of Tools Used to Measure Behaviour Problems in Young Children with Autism. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 14;10(12):e0144649. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144649. eCollection 2015. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Adams J, Bateman B, Becker F, Cresswell T, Flynn D, McNaughton R, Oluboyede Y, Robalino S, Ternent L, Sood BG, Michie S, Shucksmith J, Sniehotta FF, Wigham S. (2015) Effectiveness and acceptability of parental financial incentives and quasi-mandatory schemes for increasing uptake of vaccinations in preschool children: systematic review, qualitative study and discrete choice experiment. Health Technol Assess. 2015 Nov;19(94):1-176. doi: 10.3310/hta19940. [Abstract] [Full-text]

McConachie HM, Parr J, Glod M, Hanratty J, Livingstone N, Oono IP, Robalino S, Baird GB, Beresford T, Charman T, Garland D, Green J, Gringras P, Jones G, Law J, LeCouteur AS, Macdonald G, McColl EM, Morris C, Rodgers J, Simonoff E, Terwee CB, Williams K. (2015) Systematic review of tools to measure outcomes for young children with autism spectrum disorder. Health Technol Assess.;19(41):1-506. doi: 10.3310/hta19410. [Summary][Full-text]

Mills S, White M, Robalino S, Wrieden W, Brown H, Adams J. (2015) Systematic review of the health and social determinants and outcomes of home cooking: protocol. Syst Rev.; 4: 35.  doi: 10.1186/s13643-015-0033-3. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Giles EL, Robalino S, Sniehotta FF, Adams J, McColl E. (2015) Acceptability of financial incentives for encouraging uptake of healthy behaviours: A critical review using systematic methods. Prev Med. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.12.029. [Abstract]

Wigham S, Ternet L, Bryant A, Robalino S, Sniehotta FF, Adams J. (2014) Parental Financial Incentives for Increasing Preschool Vaccination Uptake: Systematic Review. Pediatrics. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1279. [Abstact]

Heslehurst N, Crowe L, Robalino S, Sniehotta FF, McColl E, Rankin J. Interventions to change maternity healthcare professionals behaviours to promote weight-related support for obese pregnant women: a systematic review. (2014) Implementation Science; 9(1):97. doi:10.1186/s13012-014-0097-9. [Abstract/Full-text]

Heslehurst N, Newham J, Maniatopoulos G, Fleetwood C, Robalino S, Rankin J. Implementation of pregnancy weight management and obesity guidelines: a
meta-synthesis of healthcare professionals’ barriers and facilitators using the
Theoretical Domains Framework. (2014) Obes Rev.15(6):462-86. doi: 10.1111/obr.12160. [Abstract]

Al-Baghdadi M, Durham J, Araujo-Soares V, Robalino S, Errington L, Steele J. TMJ Disc Displacement without Reduction Management: A Systematic Review. (2014) J Dent Res. 93(7 suppl):37S-51S. [Abstract]

Giles EL, Robalino S, McColl E, Sniehotta FF, Adams J. The effectiveness of financial incentives for health behaviour change: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2014) PLoS One. 9(3):e90347. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090347. eCollection 2014. [Abstract] [Full-text]

2012 and older
Adams J, Giles EL, Robalino S, McColl E, Sniehotta FF (2012). A systematic review of the use of financial incentives and penalties to encourage uptake of healthy behaviors: protocol. Syst Rev. 1:51. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-1-51. [Abstract] [Full-text]

Robalino S (2009). Saffady W. Managing electronic resources (4th edition) [book review]. CILIP Health Libraries Group Newsletter, 26(4): 19-20 [PDF]

Bradford C, Robalino S, Garcia S, Ells L, Wilkinson J (2008). National Library for Public Health – childhood obesity — an annual evidence update. Eur J Public Health 18 (suppl 1): 89. [abstract[Delivered at EUPHA 2008 by C Bradford]

Robalino S (2007). Getting Web developers to wear sensible shoes: working with developers to create online user services. Health Info Internet 56(1): 7-8
[Abstract] [PDF]


Enhancing search strategy development using word clouds. 23rd Cochrane Colloquium 2015, Vienna, Austria. [Powerpoint]

Finding Public Health Evidence Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) 2010 [invited]

Robalino S and Watson G. Bringing together local, regional and national public health informationHealth Libraries Group (HLG) Conference 2010, Manchester, UK

The National Library for Public Health & other sources of public health evidence Public Health Trainee day 2010, London [invited]

Watson G and Robalino S. Metadata harvesting seamlessly adds high quality national evidence to the local library catalogue alongside user knowledge and library resources5th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference 2009, Stockholm

Watson G and Robalino S. Collaboration, partnership and interoperability aim to provide easy access to the best evidence for public health practitioners. European Association for Health and Information Libraries Conference 2009, Dublin

Bradford C, Robalino S, Garcia S, Ells L, Wilkinson J (2008). National Library for Public Health – childhood obesity — an annual evidence update. Eur J Public Health 18 (suppl 1): 89. [abstract] [Delivered at EUPHA 2008 by C Bradford]

Bradford C, Robalino S, Garcia S, Ells L, Wilkinson J (2008). The National Library for Public Health: an evidence update on childhood obesity – surveillance and prevention. International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUPHE) 2008, Torino, Italy. [Delivered at IUHPE European Conference 2008 by S Robalino]

Getting web developers to wear sensible shoes: working with developers to create online user services, Health Libraries Group (HLG) Conference 2006, Eastbourne, UK


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