Oliver W Morgan

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between availability of heroin and methadone and fatal poisoning in England and Wales 1993-2004
    Oliver Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1579-85. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Specialist vaccination advice and pockets of resistance to MMR vaccination: lessons from an outbreak of measles
    O W Morgan
    Kensington and Chelsea Primary Care Trust, 125 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 3RP
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:330-3. 2003
  3. pmc Interrupted time-series analysis of regulations to reduce paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning
    Oliver W Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e105. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Paracetamol (acetaminophen) pack size restrictions and poisoning severity: time trends in enquiries to a UK poisons centre
    O Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Clin Pharm Ther 32:449-55. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposures and reported symptoms associated with occupational deployment to the Buncefield fuel depot fire, England 2005
    O Morgan
    Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:404-11. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 13a: case-control investigation in Hertsmere, United Kingdom
    O Morgan
    Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 12:E9-10. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Antidepressant prescribing and changes in antidepressant poisoning mortality and suicide in England, 1993-2004
    Oliver Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:60-8. 2008
  8. pmc Clinical severity of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027: a case-case study
    Oliver W Morgan
    East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Health Protection Agency, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1812. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Polonium-210 poisoning in London: hypochondriasis and public health
    Oliver W Morgan
    East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:96-7. 2008
  10. pmc Personal protective equipment and risk for avian influenza (H7N3)
    Oliver Morgan
    Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:59-62. 2009

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between availability of heroin and methadone and fatal poisoning in England and Wales 1993-2004
    Oliver Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1579-85. 2006
    ..Methadone treatment for heroin addiction in the UK, the 'British system', is unique as it is largely provided by General Practitioners...
  2. ncbi request reprint Specialist vaccination advice and pockets of resistance to MMR vaccination: lessons from an outbreak of measles
    O W Morgan
    Kensington and Chelsea Primary Care Trust, 125 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 3RP
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:330-3. 2003
    ..With a decrease in MMR vaccination uptake and resulting increased potential for future measles outbreaks, clinicians should be aware of and understand specialist vaccination advice intended to deal with outbreaks...
  3. pmc Interrupted time-series analysis of regulations to reduce paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning
    Oliver W Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e105. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Paracetamol (acetaminophen) pack size restrictions and poisoning severity: time trends in enquiries to a UK poisons centre
    O Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Clin Pharm Ther 32:449-55. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe trends in the severity of paracetamol poisoning and to assess the impact of the 1998 Regulations on the enquiries to a UK poisons centre...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposures and reported symptoms associated with occupational deployment to the Buncefield fuel depot fire, England 2005
    O Morgan
    Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:404-11. 2008
    ..An explosion at the Buncefield fuel depot outside London occurred on 11 December 2005. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of airborne exposures and health status for workers deployed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 13a: case-control investigation in Hertsmere, United Kingdom
    O Morgan
    Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 12:E9-10. 2007
    ..The ecology of salmonella, experience from previous outbreaks and epidemiological findings from this case-control investigation suggest that the most likely cause of the outbreak was contaminated eggs...
  7. doi request reprint Antidepressant prescribing and changes in antidepressant poisoning mortality and suicide in England, 1993-2004
    Oliver Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:60-8. 2008
    ..In England, the impact of increased use of antidepressant medications is unclear. We examine associations between antidepressant use, suicide and antidepressant poisoning mortality, adjusted for important covariates...
  8. pmc Clinical severity of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027: a case-case study
    Oliver W Morgan
    East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Health Protection Agency, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1812. 2008
    ..Several industrialised countries have reported increased C. difficile infections and outbreaks, which have been attributed to the emergent PCR ribotype 027 strain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Polonium-210 poisoning in London: hypochondriasis and public health
    Oliver W Morgan
    East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:96-7. 2008
    ..Providing reassuring messages during a public health incident may be ineffective for individuals with high health anxiety (hypochondriasis)...
  10. pmc Personal protective equipment and risk for avian influenza (H7N3)
    Oliver Morgan
    Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:59-62. 2009
    ..Rigorous use of PPE by persons managing avian influenza outbreaks may reduce exposure to potentially hazardous infected poultry materials...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes to the daily pattern of methadone-related deaths in England and Wales, 1993-2003
    O W Morgan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:318-23. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc Mass fatality management following the South Asian tsunami disaster: case studies in Thailand, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka
    Oliver W Morgan
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e195. 2006
    ..Furthermore, no information is currently available about post-disaster management of the dead following previous large natural disasters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Infectious disease risks from dead bodies following natural disasters
    Oliver Morgan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:307-12. 2004
    ..To review existing literature to assess the risks of infection from dead bodies after a natural disaster occurs, including who is most at risk, what precautions should be taken, and how to safely dispose of the bodies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using routinely recorded ethnicity: analysis of waiting times for elective admissions by ethnic group
    O W C Morgan
    Public Health Intelligence and Evaluation Unit, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster Health Authority
    Health Serv Manage Res 17:200-8. 2004
    ..To assess whether patients from non-white ethnic groups wait longer than white patients for elective in-patient admissions at St Mary's Hospital in London...
  15. ncbi request reprint Restricting paracetamol in the United Kingdom to reduce poisoning: a systematic review
    Oliver Morgan
    Office for National Statistics, London SW1V 2QQ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:12-8. 2005
    ..We review previous studies assessing the effectiveness of regulations introduced in 1998 to restrict sales of paracetamol and reduce paracetamol poisoning...
  16. pmc Association between mortality from suicide in England and antidepressant prescribing: an ecological study
    Oliver W C Morgan
    Health and Care Division, Office for National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, United Kingdom
    BMC Public Health 4:63. 2004
    ..We therefore conducted an ecological study to assess the association between prescription rates for antidepressants and suicide or fatal antidepressant-related poisoning in England...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of paracetamol pack size restrictions on poisoning from paracetamol in England and Wales: an observational study
    Oliver Morgan
    Office for National Statistics, London SW1V 2QQ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:19-24. 2005
    ..To reduce the number of deaths, regulations were introduced in 1998 to restrict the sale of paracetamol. In this paper, we evaluate the impact of these regulations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Approaches to increase physical activity: reviewing the evidence for exercise-referral schemes
    O Morgan
    Kensington and Chelsea Primary Care Trust, London, UK
    Public Health 119:361-70. 2005
    ..To review current evidence of effectiveness for exercise-referral schemes...
  19. pmc Revisiting the tsunami: health consequences of flooding
    Oliver Morgan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e184. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Dispelling disaster myths about dead bodies and disease: the role of scientific evidence and the media
    Oliver Morgan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:33-6. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of low birth weight near EUROHAZCON hazardous waste landfill sites in England
    Oliver W C Morgan
    Kensington and Chelsea Primary Care Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Arch Environ Health 59:149-51. 2004
    ..Their findings suggest that previously reported results for congenital anomalies should not be extrapolated to a wider range of pregnancy outcomes but should be evaluated separately for each...
  22. pmc Economic feasibility of a new method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected and resource-poor settings
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e25175. 2011
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of an alternative method for rapidly quantifying mortality (the informant method). The study objective was to assess the economic feasibility of the informant method...
  23. pmc A new method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected and resource-poor settings: validation study
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1584-96. 2010
    ..The methods currently available to collect mortality data in such settings feature important methodological limitations. We developed and validated a new method to provide near real-time mortality estimates in such settings...
  24. doi request reprint Use of antibiotics and risk factors for carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae: a longitudinal household study in the United Kingdom
    R G Pebody
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 137:555-61. 2009
    ..52, 95% CI 1.41-4.52). Taking antibiotics significantly reduces the risk of carriage the following month in a setting with a low prevalence of pneumococcal antimicrobial resistance...