R West

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation and mortality reduction after myocardial infarction: the emperor's new clothes? Evidence against cardiac rehabilitation
    Robert West
    Wales Heart Research Institute, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF144XN, UK
    Heart 99:911-3. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Rehabilitation after myocardial infarction trial (RAMIT): multi-centre randomised controlled trial of comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation in patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Robert R West
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Heart 98:637-44. 2012
  3. pmc Complications of diagnostic cardiac catheterisation: results from a confidential inquiry into cardiac catheter complications
    R West
    Wales Heart Research Institute, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Heart 92:810-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint RAS, FMS and p53 mutations and poor clinical outcome in myelodysplasias: a 10-year follow-up
    R A Padua
    Department of Hematology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Leukemia 12:887-92. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint General Practitioners' views on the English national smoking cessation guidelines
    A McEwen
    St George's Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Addiction 96:997-1000. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae
    R West
    Eur Heart J 23:1890. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco cessation guidelines for health professionals in England
    R West
    Health Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br Dent J 196:611-8. 2004
  8. pmc Do clinical trials improve quality of care? A comparison of clinical processes and outcomes in patients in a clinical trial and similar patients outside a trial where both groups are managed according to a strict protocol
    J West
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Duckworth Lane, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:175-8. 2005

Collaborators

  • C Taylor
  • A McEwen
  • John Wright
  • J West
  • R A Padua
  • D Tuffnell
  • D Jankowicz
  • S Ridge
  • M Smith
  • D Oscier
  • B A Guinn
  • D White
  • A I Al Sabah
  • G Carter
  • S Chevret
  • T Pettersson

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation and mortality reduction after myocardial infarction: the emperor's new clothes? Evidence against cardiac rehabilitation
    Robert West
    Wales Heart Research Institute, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF144XN, UK
    Heart 99:911-3. 2013
    ..While CR has a role in good medical/nursing practice and continuity of care, rehabilitation therapists could be more effective elsewhere in the NHS...
  2. doi request reprint Rehabilitation after myocardial infarction trial (RAMIT): multi-centre randomised controlled trial of comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation in patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Robert R West
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Heart 98:637-44. 2012
    ..Clinical management has been transformed in the past 30-40 years and the findings of historical trials may have little relevance now...
  3. pmc Complications of diagnostic cardiac catheterisation: results from a confidential inquiry into cardiac catheter complications
    R West
    Wales Heart Research Institute, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Heart 92:810-4. 2006
    ..To estimate the frequency and nature of complications in patients undergoing diagnostic cardiac catheterisation and to assess time trends in complications since the introduction of a voluntary cooperative audit...
  4. ncbi request reprint RAS, FMS and p53 mutations and poor clinical outcome in myelodysplasias: a 10-year follow-up
    R A Padua
    Department of Hematology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Leukemia 12:887-92. 1998
    ..005). This study shows that oncogene mutation, indicative of genetic instability, is associated with disease progression and poor survival in MDS...
  5. ncbi request reprint General Practitioners' views on the English national smoking cessation guidelines
    A McEwen
    St George's Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Addiction 96:997-1000. 2001
    ..Given that opportunistic advice is a cornerstone of the national guidelines there is a need to find ways of reconciling what is being recommended and what GPs feel is appropriate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae
    R West
    Eur Heart J 23:1890. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco cessation guidelines for health professionals in England
    R West
    Health Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br Dent J 196:611-8. 2004
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  8. pmc Do clinical trials improve quality of care? A comparison of clinical processes and outcomes in patients in a clinical trial and similar patients outside a trial where both groups are managed according to a strict protocol
    J West
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Duckworth Lane, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:175-8. 2005
    ..The conventional view that participants in randomised controlled trials sacrifice themselves for the good of future patients is challenged by increasing evidence to suggest that individual patients benefit from participation in trials...