Dr Linda Long

  • Research Associate (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)

Biography

Linda is an experienced systematic reviewer working with both Professor Rod Taylor, where she co-ordinates the heart rehabilitation Cochrane review portfolio, and with Professor Peter Craig in the Evidence Synthesis team.

Linda has worked for the previous ten years in the Evidence Synthesis & Modelling for Health Improvement (ESMI) group based at the University of Exeter’s Medical School. Her main methodological research expertise are in systematic review methods, critiquing and synthesising findings from clinical trials, including clinical trials of complex interventions and trials to inform reimbursement and health policy. Her expertise includes comparative effectiveness and cost effectiveness methods for pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices, the evaluation of cardiovascular rehabilitation interventions, synthesis of qualitative research in qualitative systematic reviews and the conduct of patient and public involvement (PPI) in systematic reviews and reports.

Linda also has experience in digital product development and worked closely with visual designers, artists, programmers and composers to develop innovative educational digital exhibits in At-Bristol Science Centre and The Eden Project. See http://molecularmusic.com/ for more information.

In addition, Linda is a professional registered clinical hypnotherapist and psychotherapist. See https://lindalonghypnotherapy.com/ for more information

Research interests

Cardiac rehabilitation

Clinical hypnotherapy

Research groups

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2023 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2001
Number of items: 16.

2024

Ski, C. F., Taylor, R. S. , McGuigan, K., Long, L. , Lambert, J. D., Richards, S. H. and Thompson, D. R. (2024) Psychological interventions for depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024(4), CD013508. (doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013508.pub3) (PMID:38577875) (PMCID:PMC10996021)

Ski, C. F., Taylor, R. S. , McGuigan, K., Long, L. , Lambert, J. D., Richards, S. H. and Thompson, D. R. (2024) Psychological interventions for depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024(4), CD013508. (doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013508.pub3) (PMID:38577875) (PMCID:PMC10996021) (Accepted for Publication)

2023

Molloy, C. D. et al. (2023) Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with heart failure - 2023 Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Heart Failure, 25(12), pp. 2263-2273. (doi: 10.1002/ejhf.3046) (PMID:37850321)

2021

Wadey, C. A., Pieles, G., Stuart, G., Taylor, R. , Long, L. and Williams, C. A. (2021) Cochrane corner: Physical activity interventions for people with congenital heart disease. Heart, 107, pp. 447-449. (doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318459) (PMID:33452120)

2020

Cockcroft, E. J., Britten, N., Long, L. and Liabo, K. (2020) How is knowledge shared in Public involvement? A qualitative study of involvement in a health technology assessment. Health Expectations, 23(2), pp. 348-357. (doi: 10.1111/hex.13001) (PMID:31782588) (PMCID:PMC7104644)

2019

Long, L. , Anderson, L., He, j., Gandhi, M., Dewhirst, A., Bridges, C. and Taylor, R. (2019) Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for stable angina: systematic review and meta-analysis. Open Heart, 6, e000989. (doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2018-000989) (PMID:31245012) (PMCID:PMC6560669)

2018

Sansom, A. et al. (2018) Why do GPs leave direct patient care and what might help to retain them? A qualitative study of GPs in South West England. BMJ Open, 8(1), e019849. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019849) (PMID:29326195) (PMCID:PMC5781184)

Mujica-Mota, R. et al. (2018) Everolimus, lutetium-177 DOTATATE and sunitinib for advanced, unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours with disease progression: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis. Health Technology Assessment, 22(49), (doi: 10.3310/hta22490) (PMID:30209002)

Snowsill, T., Yang, H., Griffin, E., Long, L. , Varley-Campbell, J., Coelho, H., Robinson, S. and Hyde, C. (2018) Low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening in high-risk populations: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment, 22(69), (doi: 10.3310/hta22690) (PMID:30518460)

2016

Long, L. , Abraham, C., Paquette, R., Shahmanesh, M., Llewellyn, C., Townsend, A. and Gilson, R. (2016) Brief interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections suitable for in-service use: a systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 91, pp. 364-382. (doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.06.038) (PMID:27373209)

Crathorne, L. et al. (2016) The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating cancer treatment-induced anaemia (including review of technology appraisal no. 142): a systematic review and economic model. Health Technology Assessment, 20(13), (doi: 10.3310/hta20130) (PMID:26907163)

2015

Long, L. , Briscoe, S., Cooper, C., Hyde, C. and Crathorne, L. (2015) What is the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of conservative interventions for tendinopathy? An overview of systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness and systematic review of economic evaluations. Health Technology Assessment, 19(8), (doi: 10.3310/hta19080) (PMID:25629427)

2014

Long, L. (2014) Routine piloting in systematic reviews—a modified approach? Systematic Reviews, 3, 77. (doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-3-77) (PMID:25035096) (PMCID:PMC4108964)

2001

Long, L. (2001) Tuneful proteins. New Scientist(2307),

Long, L. , Huntley, A. and Ernst, E. (2001) Which complementary and alternative therapies benefit which conditions? A survey of the opinions of 223 professional organizations. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 9(3), pp. 178-185. (doi: 10.1054/ctim.2001.0453) (PMID:11926432)

Long, L. , Soeken, K. and Ernst, E. (2001) Herbal medicines for the treatment of osteoarthritis: a systematic review. Rheumatology, 40(7), pp. 779-793. (doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/40.7.779) (PMID:11477283)

This list was generated on Sat Jul 20 21:11:04 2024 BST.
Jump to: Articles
Number of items: 17.

Articles

Ski, C. F., Taylor, R. S. , McGuigan, K., Long, L. , Lambert, J. D., Richards, S. H. and Thompson, D. R. (2024) Psychological interventions for depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024(4), CD013508. (doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013508.pub3) (PMID:38577875) (PMCID:PMC10996021)

Ski, C. F., Taylor, R. S. , McGuigan, K., Long, L. , Lambert, J. D., Richards, S. H. and Thompson, D. R. (2024) Psychological interventions for depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024(4), CD013508. (doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013508.pub3) (PMID:38577875) (PMCID:PMC10996021) (Accepted for Publication)

Molloy, C. D. et al. (2023) Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with heart failure - 2023 Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Heart Failure, 25(12), pp. 2263-2273. (doi: 10.1002/ejhf.3046) (PMID:37850321)

Wadey, C. A., Pieles, G., Stuart, G., Taylor, R. , Long, L. and Williams, C. A. (2021) Cochrane corner: Physical activity interventions for people with congenital heart disease. Heart, 107, pp. 447-449. (doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318459) (PMID:33452120)

Cockcroft, E. J., Britten, N., Long, L. and Liabo, K. (2020) How is knowledge shared in Public involvement? A qualitative study of involvement in a health technology assessment. Health Expectations, 23(2), pp. 348-357. (doi: 10.1111/hex.13001) (PMID:31782588) (PMCID:PMC7104644)

Long, L. , Anderson, L., He, j., Gandhi, M., Dewhirst, A., Bridges, C. and Taylor, R. (2019) Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for stable angina: systematic review and meta-analysis. Open Heart, 6, e000989. (doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2018-000989) (PMID:31245012) (PMCID:PMC6560669)

Sansom, A. et al. (2018) Why do GPs leave direct patient care and what might help to retain them? A qualitative study of GPs in South West England. BMJ Open, 8(1), e019849. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019849) (PMID:29326195) (PMCID:PMC5781184)

Mujica-Mota, R. et al. (2018) Everolimus, lutetium-177 DOTATATE and sunitinib for advanced, unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours with disease progression: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis. Health Technology Assessment, 22(49), (doi: 10.3310/hta22490) (PMID:30209002)

Snowsill, T., Yang, H., Griffin, E., Long, L. , Varley-Campbell, J., Coelho, H., Robinson, S. and Hyde, C. (2018) Low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening in high-risk populations: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment, 22(69), (doi: 10.3310/hta22690) (PMID:30518460)

Long, L. , Abraham, C., Paquette, R., Shahmanesh, M., Llewellyn, C., Townsend, A. and Gilson, R. (2016) Brief interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections suitable for in-service use: a systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 91, pp. 364-382. (doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.06.038) (PMID:27373209)

Crathorne, L. et al. (2016) The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating cancer treatment-induced anaemia (including review of technology appraisal no. 142): a systematic review and economic model. Health Technology Assessment, 20(13), (doi: 10.3310/hta20130) (PMID:26907163)

Long, L. , Briscoe, S., Cooper, C., Hyde, C. and Crathorne, L. (2015) What is the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of conservative interventions for tendinopathy? An overview of systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness and systematic review of economic evaluations. Health Technology Assessment, 19(8), (doi: 10.3310/hta19080) (PMID:25629427)

Long, L. (2014) Routine piloting in systematic reviews—a modified approach? Systematic Reviews, 3, 77. (doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-3-77) (PMID:25035096) (PMCID:PMC4108964)

Long, L. (2001) Tuneful proteins. New Scientist(2307),

Long, L. , Huntley, A. and Ernst, E. (2001) Which complementary and alternative therapies benefit which conditions? A survey of the opinions of 223 professional organizations. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 9(3), pp. 178-185. (doi: 10.1054/ctim.2001.0453) (PMID:11926432)

Long, L. , Soeken, K. and Ernst, E. (2001) Herbal medicines for the treatment of osteoarthritis: a systematic review. Rheumatology, 40(7), pp. 779-793. (doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/40.7.779) (PMID:11477283)

Buckley, B. J.R. et al. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with atrial fibrillation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (Accepted for Publication)

This list was generated on Sat Jul 20 21:11:04 2024 BST.

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  • 2018 - present: Systematic Reviews