Keir E Lewis

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of FTIR spectroscopy as a diagnostic tool for lung cancer using sputum
    Paul D Lewis
    Swansea University, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:640. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of CPAP use for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
    Keir E Lewis
    Prince Philip Hospital, Dafen, Llanelli, Wales, UK
    Sleep 27:134-8. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Home telemonitoring and quality of life in stable, optimised chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Keir E Lewis
    Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 16:253-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Does home telemonitoring after pulmonary rehabilitation reduce healthcare use in optimized COPD? A pilot randomized trial
    Keir E Lewis
    Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Wales, UK
    COPD 7:44-50. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Can smokers switch from a hospital-based to a community-based stop smoking service? an open-label, randomized trial comparing three referral schemes
    Keir E Lewis
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Prince Philip Hospital, Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Llanelli SA14 8QF, Wales, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:756-64. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Simple interventions improve re-attendance when treating the sleep apnoea syndrome
    Keir E Lewis
    Respiratory Unit, Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Wales, UK School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
    Sleep Med 7:241-7. 2006
  7. pmc Emotional content of dreams in obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome patients and sleepy snorers attending a sleep-disordered breathing clinic
    Samantha Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:69-74. 2011
  8. pmc Serum angiotensin converting enzyme and the obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
    John Amit Benjamin
    Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Wales, UK
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:325-31. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Influence of long-term oxygen therapy on heart rate and QT time-series in hypoxic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Michael J Lewis
    School of Engineering, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:431-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with severe COPD: similar high levels with and without LTOT
    Keir E Lewis
    School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Wales, UK
    COPD 4:305-12. 2007

Collaborators

  • Mark Blagrove
  • Samantha Fisher
  • Robin Ghosal
  • Paul D Lewis
  • Michael J Lewis
  • Ramsey Sabit
  • John Amit Benjamin
  • Iona Bartle
  • Lois Davies
  • Luis A J Mur
  • Ruth Godfrey
  • John Wills
  • Philip Kloer
  • Amanda J Lloyd
  • Sion Bayliss
  • Joe Annandale
  • Timothy L Griffiths
  • Maria Moller
  • Charlotte E Bolton
  • Ionah Bartle
  • Philip Ebden
  • Wendy Evans
  • Alan J Watkins
  • Dennis J Shale

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Evaluation of FTIR spectroscopy as a diagnostic tool for lung cancer using sputum
    Paul D Lewis
    Swansea University, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:640. 2010
    ..The main objective of this study was to evaluate Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) as a high throughput and cost effective method for identifying biochemical changes in sputum as biomarkers for detection of lung cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of CPAP use for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
    Keir E Lewis
    Prince Philip Hospital, Dafen, Llanelli, Wales, UK
    Sleep 27:134-8. 2004
    ..To identify factors before a trial of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment that are associated with lower compliance...
  3. doi request reprint Home telemonitoring and quality of life in stable, optimised chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Keir E Lewis
    Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 16:253-9. 2010
    ..The study showed that telemonitoring was safe but, despite being well used, it was not associated with changes in quality of life in patients who had stable COPD...
  4. doi request reprint Does home telemonitoring after pulmonary rehabilitation reduce healthcare use in optimized COPD? A pilot randomized trial
    Keir E Lewis
    Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Wales, UK
    COPD 7:44-50. 2010
    ..To see if home telemonitors reduce healthcare use in those with optimized chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  5. doi request reprint Can smokers switch from a hospital-based to a community-based stop smoking service? an open-label, randomized trial comparing three referral schemes
    Keir E Lewis
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Prince Philip Hospital, Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Llanelli SA14 8QF, Wales, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:756-64. 2009
    ..Many hospitals advise their smoking patients to contact a community-based stop smoking service. We investigated how well smokers attend a community-based service after receiving help from a hospital smoking cessation specialist (HSCS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Simple interventions improve re-attendance when treating the sleep apnoea syndrome
    Keir E Lewis
    Respiratory Unit, Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Wales, UK School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
    Sleep Med 7:241-7. 2006
    ..We hypothesised that a series of additional, early support measures would improve re-attendance over a sustained period...
  7. pmc Emotional content of dreams in obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome patients and sleepy snorers attending a sleep-disordered breathing clinic
    Samantha Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:69-74. 2011
    ..To assess prospectively the emotional content of dreams in individuals with the obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and sleepy snorers...
  8. pmc Serum angiotensin converting enzyme and the obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
    John Amit Benjamin
    Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Wales, UK
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:325-31. 2008
    ..We wanted to see if the obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) causes hypertension and endothelial dysfunction through activation of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE)...
  9. doi request reprint Influence of long-term oxygen therapy on heart rate and QT time-series in hypoxic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Michael J Lewis
    School of Engineering, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:431-9. 2009
    ..We examined the influence of long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) on heart rate (RR) and QT time-series in COPD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with severe COPD: similar high levels with and without LTOT
    Keir E Lewis
    School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Wales, UK
    COPD 4:305-12. 2007
    ..High levels of anxiety and depression are present in severe COPD and appear under-treated. The +LTOT and -LTOT patients had a similar high prevalence of anxiety and depression...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of poor attendance at an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation programme
    Ramsey Sabit
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Cardiff University, Academic Centre, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XX, UK
    Respir Med 102:819-24. 2008
    ..We investigated what factors, identifiable from routine hospital data, predict poor attendance once enrolled in a pulmonary rehabilitation programme (PRP)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Decision rules for diagnosis of sleep apnea
    Keir E Lewis
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:771; author reply 771. 2004