David Price

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An economic evaluation of adjustable and fixed dosing with budesonide/formoterol via a single inhaler in asthma patients: the ASSURE study
    David Price
    Respiratory Group, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:1671-9. 2004
  2. doi request reprint The use of roflumilast in COPD: a primary care perspective
    David Price
    Research in Real Life Ltd, Old Winery Business Park, Cawston, Norwich, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 19:342-51. 2010
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of corticosteroid inhaler devices in primary care asthma management: A real world observational study
    Linda Kemp
    Research in Real Life Ltd, Old Winery Business Park, Cawston, Norwich, UK
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 2:75-85. 2010
  4. pmc Effectiveness of inhaler types for real-world asthma management: retrospective observational study using the GPRD
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Asthma Allergy 4:37-47. 2011
  5. pmc Types, frequency and impact of asthma triggers on patients' lives: a quantitative study in five European countries
    David Price
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Asthma 51:127-35. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Effect of montelukast for treatment of asthma in cigarette smokers
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:763-71. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Inhaler competence in asthma: common errors, barriers to use and recommended solutions
    D Price
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Respir Med 107:37-46. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Real-world perceptions of inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting β2-agonist combinations in the treatment of asthma
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Respir Med 106:S4-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint A pragmatic single-blind randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the use of leukotriene receptor antagonists in primary care at steps 2 and 3 of the national asthma guidelines (ELEVATE study)
    D Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 15:1-132. 2011
  10. pmc Can asthma control be improved by understanding the patient's perspective?
    Rob Horne
    Centre for Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy University of London, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 7:8. 2007

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Publications113 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint An economic evaluation of adjustable and fixed dosing with budesonide/formoterol via a single inhaler in asthma patients: the ASSURE study
    David Price
    Respiratory Group, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:1671-9. 2004
    ..As a result individuals may have marked variation in their need for asthma treatment. Adjustable dosing enables patients to assume greater involvement in managing their own condition...
  2. doi request reprint The use of roflumilast in COPD: a primary care perspective
    David Price
    Research in Real Life Ltd, Old Winery Business Park, Cawston, Norwich, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 19:342-51. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of corticosteroid inhaler devices in primary care asthma management: A real world observational study
    Linda Kemp
    Research in Real Life Ltd, Old Winery Business Park, Cawston, Norwich, UK
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 2:75-85. 2010
    ..To evaluate and compare real world cost-effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) administered by metered dose inhaler (MDI), breath-actuated MDI (BAI), or dry powder inhaler (DPI) in asthma...
  4. pmc Effectiveness of inhaler types for real-world asthma management: retrospective observational study using the GPRD
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Asthma Allergy 4:37-47. 2011
    ..We compared asthma outcomes for ICS delivered via three different inhaler devices: pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI), breath-actuated MDI (BAI), and dry powder inhaler (DPI)...
  5. pmc Types, frequency and impact of asthma triggers on patients' lives: a quantitative study in five European countries
    David Price
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Asthma 51:127-35. 2014
    ..To identify the types, frequency and impact of asthma triggers and the relationship to asthma control among adults with asthma in Europe...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of montelukast for treatment of asthma in cigarette smokers
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:763-71. 2013
    ..This study evaluates 10 mg/d montelukast and 250 μg of fluticasone propionate twice daily, each compared with placebo, in patients with self-reported active smoking (unable to quit) and asthma...
  7. doi request reprint Inhaler competence in asthma: common errors, barriers to use and recommended solutions
    D Price
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Respir Med 107:37-46. 2013
    ..Future direction with respect to research, policy needs and practice, together with education requirements in inhaler technique are described...
  8. doi request reprint Real-world perceptions of inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting β2-agonist combinations in the treatment of asthma
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Respir Med 106:S4-8. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to help inform physician choice of ICS/LABA combinations for patients with asthma...
  9. ncbi request reprint A pragmatic single-blind randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the use of leukotriene receptor antagonists in primary care at steps 2 and 3 of the national asthma guidelines (ELEVATE study)
    D Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 15:1-132. 2011
  10. pmc Can asthma control be improved by understanding the patient's perspective?
    Rob Horne
    Centre for Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy University of London, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 7:8. 2007
    ..An international panel of experts invited by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group considered the evidence and discussed the implications for primary care practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) Guidelines: management of allergic rhinitis
    David Price
    Department of General Practice, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:58-70. 2006
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  12. pmc Reassessing the evidence hierarchy in asthma: evaluating comparative effectiveness
    David Price
    Academic Centre of Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, UK
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 11:526-38. 2011
    ..A combination of these approaches is preferable and necessary...
  13. ncbi request reprint Observational study comparing intranasal mometasone furoate with oral antihistamines for rhinitis and asthma
    David Price
    Academic Centre of Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 19:266-73. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint The use of omalizumab in asthma
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Priamary Care, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 17:62-72. 2008
    ..In contrast, assessment of response to omalizumab following 16 weeks of treatment appears to be reliably judged by physicians in clinical trial settings and may be a feasible means of selecting patients who should continue treatment...
  15. pmc Improved adherence with once-daily versus twice-daily dosing of mometasone furoate administered via a dry powder inhaler: a randomized open-label study
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 10:1. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine the effect of a once-daily administration of mometasone furoate administered via a dry powder inhaler (MF-DPI) on treatment adherence compared with a twice-daily administration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Biochemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacological response of tiotropium in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
    David Price
    University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 5:417-24. 2009
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease with increasing incidence and mortality. Tiotropium is an inhaled long-acting anti-cholinergic for the maintenance treatment of COPD...
  17. pmc Improving the differential diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care
    David B Price
    Center of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Center, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:1122-9. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Earlier diagnosis and earlier treatment of COPD in primary care
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 20:15-22. 2011
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  19. pmc Salmeterol/fluticasone stable-dose treatment compared with formoterol/budesonide adjustable maintenance dosing: impact on health-related quality of life
    David B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Respir Res 8:46. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Poor communication may impair optimal asthma care: a qualitative study
    Mandy Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Fam Pract 24:65-70. 2007
    ..Despite asthma being primarily managed in general practice and primary care, there is little research into the issues and tools which may impact on managing poorly controlled asthma in this setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of leukotriene receptor antagonists versus inhaled corticosteroids for initial asthma controller therapy: a pragmatic trial
    Edward C F Wilson
    Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:585-95. 2010
    ..Information is lacking on the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness--in a primary-care setting--of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) as an alternative to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) for initial asthma controller therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Device type and real-world effectiveness of asthma combination therapy: an observational study
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Respir Med 105:1457-66. 2011
    ..Selection of inhaler device type appears to influence real-world effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), but data are lacking on the role of inhaler device in ICS and long-acting β2-agonist (LABA) combination therapy for asthma...
  23. doi request reprint Leukotriene antagonists as first-line or add-on asthma-controller therapy
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 364:1695-707. 2011
    ..Most randomized trials of treatment for asthma study highly selected patients under idealized conditions...
  24. pmc Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a special interest service in the UK
    Mandy A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB41 6ST, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:62. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study is to explore the attitudes and views of stakeholders to the provision of a respiratory GPwSI service within the six PCTs in Leicester, UK...
  25. doi request reprint Achieving asthma control in practice: understanding the reasons for poor control
    John Haughney
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    Respir Med 102:1681-93. 2008
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  26. doi request reprint Real-life comparison of beclometasone dipropionate as an extrafine- or larger-particle formulation for asthma
    David Price
    Academic Primary Care, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Respir Med 107:987-1000. 2013
    ..The study objective was to compare real-life effectiveness of extrafine and larger-particle beclometasone...
  27. pmc Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma: impact of practice level device switching on asthma control
    Mike Thomas
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 9:1. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate impact on asthma control of inhaler device switching without an accompanying consultation in general practice...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical and cost effectiveness of switching asthma patients from fluticasone-salmeterol to extra-fine particle beclometasone-formoterol: a retrospective matched observational study of real-world patients
    David Price
    Academic Centre of Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK Research in Real Life Ltd, Cambridge, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:439-48. 2013
    ..However, switching from FP-SAL to efBDP-FOR has not been evaluated in real-world asthma patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prescribing practices and asthma control with hydrofluoroalkane-beclomethasone and fluticasone: a real-world observational study
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:511-8.e1-10. 2010
    ..Long-term randomized trials comparing asthma outcomes between inhaled corticosteroids in real-world populations are lacking. As such, rigorously conducted observational studies to complement the findings of randomized trials are needed...
  30. pmc A UK-based cost-utility analysis of indacaterol, a once-daily maintenance bronchodilator for patients with COPD, using real world evidence on resource use
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 11:259-74. 2013
    ..In assessing the cost-effectiveness of COPD therapies, this study has the advantage of using real world evidence on the resource use associated with COPD management across the spectrum of the disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients preferring once-daily controller therapy for asthma and COPD: a retrospective cohort study
    David Price
    Academic Centre of Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:161-8. 2013
    ..Patient preference is an important factor when choosing an inhaler device for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  32. doi request reprint The Asthma Control Test (ACT) as a predictor of GINA guideline-defined asthma control: analysis of a multinational cross-sectional survey
    Mike Thomas
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 18:41-9. 2009
    ..The ACT is a validated, 5-item, patient-completed measure of asthma control with a recall period of four weeks...
  33. doi request reprint High-dose inhaled corticosteroids versus add-on long-acting beta-agonists in asthma: an observational study
    Mike Thomas
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:116-121.e10. 2009
    ..Controversy persists about the best option in routine practice...
  34. ncbi request reprint Spirometry in primary care case-identification, diagnosis and management of COPD
    David Price
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 18:216-23. 2009
    ..Spirometry in primary care can also support patient education and may encourage smoking cessation and treatment adherence...
  35. pmc Effectiveness of same versus mixed asthma inhaler devices: a retrospective observational study in primary care
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Allergy Asthma Immunol Res 4:184-91. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare outcomes for patients prescribed the same inhaler device versus mixed device types for asthma controller and reliever therapy...
  36. pmc Clinical and cost effectiveness of mobile phone supported self monitoring of asthma: multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Dermot Ryan
    Academic Centre of Primary Care, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMJ 344:e1756. 2012
    ..To determine whether mobile phone based monitoring improves asthma control compared with standard paper based monitoring strategies...
  37. pmc High-dose inhaled corticosteroid use in childhood asthma: an observational study of GP prescribing
    Mike Thomas
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    Br J Gen Pract 56:788-90. 2006
    ..Add-on therapy was lacking for almost half of these individuals. Some children were receiving treatment not in accord with current licences and evidence-based recommendations and, as such, may be at risk of adverse outcomes...
  38. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing and outcomes of lower respiratory tract infection in UK primary care
    Christopher C Winchester
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Chest 135:1163-72. 2009
    ..This observational study aimed to investigate the role of antibiotics in the management of LRTI in the primary care setting in the United Kingdom...
  39. pmc Breaking new ground: challenging existing asthma guidelines
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S6. 2006
    ..In this paper we review the limitations of current asthma guidelines and describe important issues and remaining questions regarding asthma guidelines for use, particularly in primary care...
  40. pmc Efficacy and safety of tiotropium in COPD patients in primary care--the SPiRiva Usual CarE (SPRUCE) study
    Daryl Freeman
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Respir Res 8:45. 2007
    ..In primary care, which is the most common setting for COPD management, many patients may have milder disease, and also may take a broad range of concomitant medication...
  41. pmc Practice development plans to improve the primary care management of acute asthma: randomised controlled trial
    Juliet M Foster
    Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:23. 2007
    ..Our professional development plan aimed to improve the primary care management of acute asthma, which is known to be suboptimal...
  42. ncbi request reprint High-dose inhaled corticosteroids and add-on therapy use in adults with asthma in the UK in 2003: an observational study
    Mike Thomas
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:166-72. 2006
    ..To quantify use of high dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and add-on therapy in adults, and children aged 12 and over, in the community...
  43. doi request reprint Efficacy versus effectiveness trials: informing guidelines for asthma management
    David Price
    Academic Primary Care, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:50-7. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the strengths and limitations of efficacy and effectiveness trials, results of recent effectiveness trials in asthma and initiatives promoting effectiveness research...
  44. ncbi request reprint The use of a modification of the Patient Enablement Instrument in asthma
    John Haughney
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:89-92. 2007
    ..To ascertain if the Patient Enablement Instrument (PEI) could be adapted for use in asthma management, and to use it to evaluate "enablement" in patients with asthma randomised to either a fixed or adjustable medication dosing regime...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of leukotriene receptor antagonists versus long-acting beta-2 agonists as add-on therapy to inhaled corticosteroids for asthma: a pragmatic trial
    Edward C F Wilson
    Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:597-608. 2010
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  46. ncbi request reprint EPOS Primary Care Guidelines: European Position Paper on the Primary Care Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyps 2007 - a summary
    Mike Thomas
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 17:79-89. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Database studies in asthma pharmacoeconomics: uses, limitations and quality markers
    Mike Thomas
    University of Aberdeen, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, UK
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:351-8. 2003
    ..High quality database studies can provide important epidemiological and economic information that can be of value in understanding the causes and effective management of asthma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sub-optimal patient and physician communication in primary care consultations: its relation to severe and difficult asthma
    Mandy Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:159-65. 2006
    ..Little is known about the views of patients, particularly those with severe and/or difficult asthma, towards their asthma control and their asthma-related primary care consultations...
  49. doi request reprint Setting the standard for routine asthma consultations: a discussion of the aims, process and outcomes of reviewing people with asthma in primary care
    Hilary Pinnock
    Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Centre of Population Health Sciences GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 19:75-83. 2010
    ..Underpinned by a theoretical framework integrating professional reviews and patient self-care we discuss the practical barriers to implementing guided selfmanagement in routine clinical practice...
  50. doi request reprint Choosing inhaler devices for people with asthma: current knowledge and outstanding research needs
    John Haughney
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    Respir Med 104:1237-45. 2010
    ..we achieve better asthma outcomes? Do we have to refine inhaler device choice for each individual, or will we get better outcomes if we select our current best option in light of current knowledge and apply this on a population level?..
  51. ncbi request reprint Do people self-reporting information about chronic respiratory disease have corroborative evidence in their general practice medical records? A study of intermethod reliability
    Lisa Iversen
    Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:162-8. 2007
    ..To use intermethod reliability to compare self-reported data about chronic respiratory disease and health service utilisation with data contained in general practice medical records...
  52. ncbi request reprint Asthma-related health care resource use among asthmatic children with and without concomitant allergic rhinitis
    Mike Thomas
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 115:129-34. 2005
    ..To determine the incremental effect of allergic rhinitis on health care resource use in children with asthma...
  53. ncbi request reprint Challenges of COPD diagnosis
    David Price
    University of Aberdeen, Academic Primary Care, Division of Applied Health Sciences, Aberdeen, Scotland 44 1223 96 9808
    Expert Opin Med Diagn 7:543-56. 2013
    ..Differential diagnosis from asthma is essential because the treatment strategies for, and progression and outcomes of, the two conditions vary greatly...
  54. pmc General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine: national survey of UK primary care organisations
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:40. 2005
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  55. ncbi request reprint Questions for COPD diagnostic screening in a primary care setting
    Daryl Freeman
    University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, United Kingdom
    Respir Med 99:1311-8. 2005
    ..To test questions usable in an ambulatory clinic to identify persons likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  56. pmc Current control and future risk in asthma management
    Erika J Sims
    Research in Real Life Ltd, Warren House, Sankence, Aylsham, Norfolk, UK
    Allergy Asthma Immunol Res 3:217-25. 2011
    ..Here we review the current literature and discuss this in the context of primary care management of asthma...
  57. doi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of indacaterol in Germany: a once-daily maintenance bronchodilator for patients with COPD
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Respir Med 105:1635-47. 2011
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  58. ncbi request reprint An exploratory, pragmatic, cluster randomised trial of practice nurse training in the use of asthma action plans
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:311-8. 2007
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  59. ncbi request reprint Is there a rationale and role for long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilators in asthma?
    David Price
    1 Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK 2 Research in Real Life Ltd, Cambridge, UK
    NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 24:14023. 2014
    ..Thus, evidence suggests that long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilators might offer benefits for the maintenance of asthma control, such as in patients failing to gain control on ICS and a LABA, or those with frequent exacerbations. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive treatment with oral AKL1, a botanical nutraceutical, in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Claire Brockwell
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:715-21. 2014
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  61. doi request reprint Risk-to-benefit ratio of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with COPD
    David Price
    Primary Care Respiratory Society UK Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:92-100. 2013
    ..Physicians should carefully weigh the likely benefits of ICS use against the potential risk of side-effects and costs in individual patients with COPD...
  62. pmc ABC of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Primary care and palliative care
    Daryl Freeman
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen
    BMJ 333:188-90. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomics of asthma treatment
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, UK
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:311-8. 2003
    ..Such information can come from 'pragmatic' randomised trials, from retrospective claims analysis from observational studies or using primary care clinical and prescribing databases...
  64. doi request reprint Complementing the randomized controlled trial evidence base. Evolution not revolution
    David Price
    1 Academic Primary Care, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 11:S92-8. 2014
    ..Moreover, it seeks to highlight how the different approaches fit within a conceptual framework of evidence relevant to clinical practice, a step-change in the traditional view of medical evidence. ..
  65. ncbi request reprint Asthma control and management in 8,000 European patients: the REcognise Asthma and LInk to Symptoms and Experience (REALISE) survey
    David Price
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 24:14009. 2014
    ..Recent developments in the availability and use of online sources of information about asthma might add to patients' knowledge and help improve control...
  66. pmc Improving outcomes for asthma patients with allergic rhinitis: conclusions from the MetaForum conferences
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S7. 2006
  67. pmc Accessibility, acceptability, and effectiveness in primary care of routine telephone review of asthma: pragmatic, randomised controlled trial
    Hilary Pinnock
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 326:477-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether routine review by telephone of patients with asthma improves access and is a good alternative to face to face reviews in general practices...
  68. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of chlorofluorocarbon-free beclomethasone dipropionate in the treatment of chronic asthma: a cost model based on a 1-year pragmatic, randomised clinical study
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Fosterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:653-64. 2002
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  69. ncbi request reprint Impact of comorbidities on asthma
    Mike Thomas
    Asthma UK Senior Research Fellow, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 4:731-42. 2008
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  70. ncbi request reprint Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--a patients' perspective
    Rachel Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:102-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the notion of COPD exacerbations from the viewpoint of patients who had recently suffered an exacerbation...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and asthma: a longitudinal study in UK general practice
    Ana Ruigómez
    Centro Español de Investigación Farmacoepidemiológica CEIFE, C Almirante 28, 2o, 28004 Madrid, Spain
    Chest 128:85-93. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the temporal relationship between first diagnoses of GERD and asthma in general practice...
  72. ncbi request reprint The national montelukast survey
    Neil Barnes
    London Chest Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:47-54. 2005
    ..Randomized controlled trials have demonstrated the efficacy of montelukast for treating asthma; whether this can be extrapolated to clinical effectiveness in routine practice has yet to be established...
  73. ncbi request reprint Short-course montelukast for intermittent asthma in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Colin F Robertson
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:323-9. 2007
    ..In children, intermittent asthma is the most common pattern and is responsible for the majority of exacerbations. Montelukast has a rapid onset of action and may be effective if used intermittently...
  74. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcomes in patients with asthma and allergic rhinitis in the United kingdom
    Qiaoyi Zhang
    Merck and Co, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 0100, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 142:318-28. 2007
    ..Since allergic rhinitis in asthma patients is associated with worse asthma control, the treatment of the comorbid condition may improve outcomes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tiotropium bromide and combined ipratropium/salbutamol for the treatment of COPD: a UK General Practice Research Database 12-month follow-up study
    Jane Griffin
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Boehringer Ingelheim Limited, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8YS, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 17:104-10. 2008
    ..To compare the effectiveness of the long-acting anticholinergic, tiotropium with ipratropium/salbutamol in reducing the risk of exacerbations and COPD-related referrals in patients with COPD...
  76. pmc Asthma out of control? A structured review of recent patient surveys
    Stephen T Holgate
    Infection, Inflammation and Repair AIR Division, Level F, South Block, MP810, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S2. 2006
    ..The primary goal of the present review was to assess patient perspectives on key issues in asthma and its management, as captured in patient surveys...
  77. ncbi request reprint The impact of asthma exacerbations on health-related quality of life in moderate to severe asthma patients in the UK
    Andrew Lloyd
    United BioSource Corporation, 20 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NS, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:22-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to report the impact of exacerbations on health-related quality of life (HRQL) and health utility in patients with moderate to severe asthma (BTS levels 4 & 5) in the UK...
  78. doi request reprint Comparison of mometasone furoate dry powder inhaler and fluticasone propionate dry powder inhaler in patients with moderate to severe persistent asthma requiring high-dose inhaled corticosteroid therapy: findings from a noninferiority trial
    Ulf Harnest
    Institute for Medical Treatment Strategies, Munich, Germany
    J Asthma 45:215-20. 2008
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) are one of the suggested first-line therapies for patients with persistent asthma of moderate severity...
  79. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of salmeterol xinafoate/fluticasone propionate combination inhaler in chronic asthma
    Iolo Doull
    Children s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1147-59. 2007
    ....
  80. pmc Diagnosis of airway obstruction in primary care in the UK: the CADRE (COPD and Asthma Diagnostic/management REassessment) programme 1997-2001
    Mike Pearson
    Aintree Chest Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 1:435-43. 2006
    ..Asthma and COPD require different management strategies, but differentiation in primary care is difficult. This primary care support initiative observed the impact of spirometry and clinical assessment on the diagnosis of airway disease...
  81. pmc The BetterCare judgment--a challenge to health care
    Allyson M Pollock
    BMJ 326:236-7. 2003
  82. ncbi request reprint A prospective trial of structured treatment interruptions in human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Catherine Fagard
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva Unmiversity Hospital, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 163:1220-6. 2003
    ..Many patients who started HAART earlier in their disease course than is currently recommended would like to discontinue, but it is unknown whether it is safe to do so...
  83. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    David Price
    BMJ 326:1046-7. 2003
  84. ncbi request reprint Prenatal antibiotic exposure and subsequent atopy
    Mike Thomas
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1578; author reply 1578-9. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint Virological and immunological effects of short-course antiretroviral therapy in primary HIV infection
    Sarah Fidler
    Wright Fleming Institute, Department of GUM and Communicable Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    AIDS 16:2049-54. 2002
    ..We sought to investigate whether a short course of antiretroviral therapy (SCART) at PHI was sufficient to preserve HIV-specific cellular immunity...
  86. ncbi request reprint Requirements for medications commonly used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA)
    Jean Bousquet
    Allergy 58:192-7. 2003
  87. pmc Chronic cough. Article is not consistent with WHO initiative on rhinitis and asthma
    Mike Thomas
    BMJ 326:1036. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of human steroid 5alpha-reductase isoforms in prostate and female breast skin tissues: sensitivity to inhibition by finasteride and epristeride
    Mala Ranjan
    Biochemistry Group, School of Biological Sciences, Wallace Building, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Life Sci 71:115-26. 2002
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of asthma management strategies
    Mike Thomas
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:789. 2002
  90. pmc General practitioners with a special clinical interest: a model for improving respiratory disease management
    Sian Williams
    Br J Gen Pract 52:838-43. 2002
    ..We explore how the role of GPSCI might work using the field of respiratory medicine as an exemplar. The concept is transferable to other therapeutic areas...
  91. pmc Extending choice in the NHS
    David Price
    BMJ 325:293-4. 2002
  92. ncbi request reprint The public health implications of world trade negotiations on the general agreement on trade in services and public services
    Allyson M Pollock
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, 29 30 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9QU, London, UK
    Lancet 362:1072-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that national autonomy over health policy is not preserved under GATS, and that accordingly, there is a role for international standards that protect public services from the adverse effect of trade and market forces...
  93. pmc NHS and the Health and Social Care Bill: end of Bevan's vision?
    Allyson M Pollock
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1H 9QU
    BMJ 327:982-5. 2003
  94. pmc Co-morbid disease in COPD--more than a coincidence
    Alan J Crockett
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:399-400. 2007
  95. pmc Befriending carers of people with dementia: randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, London W1W 7EJ
    BMJ 336:1295-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a voluntary sector based befriending scheme in improving psychological wellbeing and quality of life for family carers of people with dementia...
  96. ncbi request reprint Concerns of patients with allergic rhinitis: the Allergic Rhinitis Care Programme in South Africa
    Robin John Green
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Prim Care Respir J 16:299-303. 2007
    ..Although primary symptoms cause morbidity in their own right, these symptoms are significantly aggravated by the impact of cognitive dysfunction and quality of life...
  97. pmc The market in primary care
    Allyson M Pollock
    Centre for International Public Health Policy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 335:475-7. 2007
  98. ncbi request reprint The UK General Practice Airways Group (GPIAG): its formation, development, and influence on the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases over the last twenty years
    Mark L Levy
    Prim Care Respir J 16:132-9. 2007
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