Frank Dunstan

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Objectively measured residential environment and self-reported health: a multilevel analysis of UK census data
    Frank Dunstan
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e69045. 2013
  2. pmc Perceptions of the neighbourhood environment and self rated health: a multilevel analysis of the Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Study
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:285. 2007
  3. pmc Pain in veterans of the Gulf War of 1991: a systematic review
    Hollie V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:74. 2006
  4. pmc League tables for orthodontists
    Frank Dunstan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, UK
    Eur J Orthod 30:636-40. 2008
  5. pmc Containing antibiotic resistance: decreased antibiotic-resistant coliform urinary tract infections with reduction in antibiotic prescribing by general practices
    Chris C Butler
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales
    Br J Gen Pract 57:785-92. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prior antibiotics and risk of antibiotic-resistant community-acquired urinary tract infection: a case-control study
    Sharon Hillier
    Department of Epidemiology, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:92-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations between common mental disorders and the Mental Illness Needs Index in community settings. Multilevel analysis
    David L Fone
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:158-63. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Does social cohesion modify the association between area income deprivation and mental health? A multilevel analysis
    David Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:338-45. 2007
  9. pmc Effectiveness of multifaceted educational programme to reduce antibiotic dispensing in primary care: practice based randomised controlled trial
    Christopher C Butler
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    BMJ 344:d8173. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint When do general practitioners request urine specimens for microbiology analysis? The applicability of antibiotic resistance surveillance based on routinely collected data
    Sharon Hillier
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1303-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Objectively measured residential environment and self-reported health: a multilevel analysis of UK census data
    Frank Dunstan
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e69045. 2013
    ..A better understanding of causal pathways that allows the development of interventions to improve neighbourhood quality would offer significant potential health gains. ..
  2. pmc Perceptions of the neighbourhood environment and self rated health: a multilevel analysis of the Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Study
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:285. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Pain in veterans of the Gulf War of 1991: a systematic review
    Hollie V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:74. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc League tables for orthodontists
    Frank Dunstan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, UK
    Eur J Orthod 30:636-40. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Containing antibiotic resistance: decreased antibiotic-resistant coliform urinary tract infections with reduction in antibiotic prescribing by general practices
    Chris C Butler
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales
    Br J Gen Pract 57:785-92. 2007
    ..GPs are urged to prescribe antibiotics less frequently, despite lack of evidence linking reduced antibiotic prescribing with reductions in resistance at a local level...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prior antibiotics and risk of antibiotic-resistant community-acquired urinary tract infection: a case-control study
    Sharon Hillier
    Department of Epidemiology, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:92-9. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of previous antibiotic use on the risk of a resistant Escherichia coli urinary tract infection (UTI), we undertook a case-control study with prospective measurement of outcomes in 10 general practices in the UK...
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations between common mental disorders and the Mental Illness Needs Index in community settings. Multilevel analysis
    David L Fone
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:158-63. 2007
    ..The relationship between the Mental Illness Needs Index (MINI) and the common mental disorders is not known...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does social cohesion modify the association between area income deprivation and mental health? A multilevel analysis
    David Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:338-45. 2007
    ..We investigated the joint effect of community and individual-level socio-economic deprivation and social cohesion on individual mental health status...
  9. pmc Effectiveness of multifaceted educational programme to reduce antibiotic dispensing in primary care: practice based randomised controlled trial
    Christopher C Butler
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    BMJ 344:d8173. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and costs of a multifaceted flexible educational programme aimed at reducing antibiotic dispensing at the practice level in primary care...
  10. ncbi request reprint When do general practitioners request urine specimens for microbiology analysis? The applicability of antibiotic resistance surveillance based on routinely collected data
    Sharon Hillier
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1303-6. 2006
    ..We used a questionnaire to investigate variation in sampling for patients with suspected UTI to explore any systematic bias that may influence interpretation of surveillance data based on routine data...
  11. pmc Council tax valuation bands, socio-economic status and health outcome: a cross-sectional analysis from the Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Study
    David L Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:115. 2006
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Cohort Profile: The Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Electronic Cohort Study (E-CATALyST)
    David L Fone
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK, Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Public Health Interventions, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK, Institute for Translation, Innovation, Methodology and Engagement, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK, NHS Wales Informatics Service, Cardiff, UK and College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1620-8. 2013
    ..Readers with an interest in collaborative use of the data should contact Professor David Fone, Principal Investigator. ..
  13. pmc Enhancing the quality of antibiotic prescribing in primary care: qualitative evaluation of a blended learning intervention
    Marie Jet Bekkers
    South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:34. 2010
    ..Effectiveness was evaluated in a randomised controlled trial in which 244 GPs and Nurse Practitioners and 68 general practices participated. This paper reports part of the process evaluation of that trial...
  14. doi request reprint Gestational age, birth weight, and risk of respiratory hospital admission in childhood
    Shantini Paranjothy
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 5th Floor Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 132:e1562-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the risk of emergency respiratory hospital admission during childhood associated with gestational age at birth and growth restriction in utero...
  15. pmc Stemming the Tide of Antibiotic Resistance (STAR): a protocol for a trial of a complex intervention addressing the 'why' and 'how' of appropriate antibiotic prescribing in general practice
    Sharon A Simpson
    South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 7th floor Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:20. 2009
    ..This paper describes the protocol for a pragmatic, randomized evaluation of a complex intervention aimed at reducing antibiotic prescribing by primary care clinicians...
  16. pmc Protocol of the baseline assessment for the Environments for Healthy Living (EHL) Wales cohort study
    Rebecca A Hill
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:150. 2010
    ..The baseline assessment will focus on birth outcomes and maternal and infant health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measuring the cost, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of orthodontic care
    Stephen Richmond
    Department of Dental Health and Biological Sciences, Dental School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4XY, UK
    World J Orthod 6:161-70. 2005
    ..To determine the relative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of orthodontic treatment per case in one "fee for item" and two different types of salaried orthodontic clinics. SUBJECTS and..
  18. ncbi request reprint Places, people and mental health: a multilevel analysis of economic inactivity
    David Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:633-45. 2007
    ..This supports the hypothesis that living in a deprived neighbourhood has the most negative health effects on poorer individuals and is further evidence for a substantive effect of the place where you live on mental health...
  19. pmc Antibiotic-resistant infections in primary care are symptomatic for longer and increase workload: outcomes for patients with E. coli UTIs
    Christopher C Butler
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Br J Gen Pract 56:686-92. 2006
    ..Antimicrobial resistance is considered to be one of the major threats to public health. However, the practical implications for patients and workload in primary care are largely unknown...
  20. pmc Change in alcohol outlet density and alcohol-related harm to population health (CHALICE)
    David Fone
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:428. 2012
    ..In this study we investigate the impact of a change in the density of alcohol outlets on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms to health in the community...
  21. pmc Common mental disorders, neighbourhood income inequality and income deprivation: small-area multilevel analysis
    David Fone
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:286-93. 2013
    ..Common mental disorders are more prevalent in areas of high neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation but whether the prevalence varies with neighbourhood income inequality is not known...
  22. doi request reprint Does anxiety affect risk of dementia? Findings from the Caerphilly Prospective Study
    John Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:659-66. 2009
    ..To examine the association of anxiety with incident dementia and cognitive impairment not dementia (CIND)...
  23. doi request reprint Bruising in children who are assessed for suspected physical abuse
    Alison Mary Kemp
    Early Years Research Programme, Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Arch Dis Child 99:108-13. 2014
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Mental health, places and people: a multilevel analysis of economic inactivity and social deprivation
    David L Fone
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    Health Place 12:332-44. 2006
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Which is the preferred image modality for paediatricians when assessing photographs of bruises in children?
    Zoe Lawson
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Legal Med 125:825-30. 2011
    ..Further studies are required to determine the value of ultraviolet and infrared imaging in the assessment of childhood bruises...