A Bottle

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Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Provider profiling models for acute coronary syndrome mortality using administrative data
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Cardiol 168:338-43. 2013
  2. pmc Cancer diagnosed by emergency admission in England: an observational study using the general practice research database
    Carmen Tsang
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, Ground Floor 3 Dorset Rise, EC4Y 8EN, London, England
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:308. 2013
  3. pmc Using routine data to monitor inequalities in an acute trust: a retrospective study
    Katharine M Langford
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:104. 2012
  4. pmc Association between patient and general practice characteristics and unplanned first-time admissions for cancer: observational study
    A Bottle
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:1213-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Controlling for provider of treatment in the modelling of respiratory disease risk near cokeworks
    Alex Bottle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, U K
    Stat Med 23:3139-58. 2004
  6. pmc Mortality associated with delay in operation after hip fracture: observational study
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 332:947-51. 2006
  7. pmc Identifying patients at high risk of emergency hospital admissions: a logistic regression analysis
    Alex Bottle
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:406-14. 2006
  8. pmc Association between quality of primary care and hospitalization for coronary heart disease in England: national cross-sectional study
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 23:135-41. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Application of AHRQ patient safety indicators to English hospital data
    A Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:303-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Trends in cardiovascular admissions and procedures for people with and without diabetes in England, 1996-2005
    A Bottle
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Diabetologia 52:74-80. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Provider profiling models for acute coronary syndrome mortality using administrative data
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Cardiol 168:338-43. 2013
    ..We assess the impact on risk model performance and hospital-level mortality rate ratios (SMRs) of three key issues: comorbidity measurement methods, inter-hospital transfers and post-discharge deaths...
  2. pmc Cancer diagnosed by emergency admission in England: an observational study using the general practice research database
    Carmen Tsang
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, Ground Floor 3 Dorset Rise, EC4Y 8EN, London, England
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:308. 2013
    ..This cross-sectional observational study determined the incidence of first-ever diagnoses of cancer by emergency (unplanned) admission and identified patient-level risk factors for these diagnoses in England...
  3. pmc Using routine data to monitor inequalities in an acute trust: a retrospective study
    Katharine M Langford
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:104. 2012
    ..However, there is no standard system for monitoring inequalities in the care provided by acute trusts. We explore the feasibility of monitoring inequalities within an acute trust using routine data...
  4. pmc Association between patient and general practice characteristics and unplanned first-time admissions for cancer: observational study
    A Bottle
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:1213-9. 2012
    ..To identify patient and general practice (GP) characteristics associated with emergency (unplanned) first admissions for cancer in secondary care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Controlling for provider of treatment in the modelling of respiratory disease risk near cokeworks
    Alex Bottle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, U K
    Stat Med 23:3139-58. 2004
    ..However, the presence of multiple pollution sources, in addition to the usual shortcomings of ecological studies, makes interpretation difficult...
  6. pmc Mortality associated with delay in operation after hip fracture: observational study
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 332:947-51. 2006
    ..To estimate the number of deaths and readmissions associated with delay in operation after femoral fracture...
  7. pmc Identifying patients at high risk of emergency hospital admissions: a logistic regression analysis
    Alex Bottle
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:406-14. 2006
    ..To use routine data to identify patients at high risk of future emergency hospital admissions...
  8. pmc Association between quality of primary care and hospitalization for coronary heart disease in England: national cross-sectional study
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 23:135-41. 2008
    ..A new pay-for-performance scheme for primary care physicians was introduced in England in 2004 as part of an initiative to link the quality of primary care with physician pay...
  9. doi request reprint Application of AHRQ patient safety indicators to English hospital data
    A Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:303-8. 2009
    ..We aimed to apply 10 of the AHRQ indicators for use in English routine hospital admissions data as the first step in validation, and describe their rates in relation to established measures of negative outcome such as mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Trends in cardiovascular admissions and procedures for people with and without diabetes in England, 1996-2005
    A Bottle
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Diabetologia 52:74-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare 10-year trends in admissions, with and without diabetes recorded, for myocardial infarction, angina, stroke, percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)...
  11. doi request reprint Comorbidity scores for administrative data benefited from adaptation to local coding and diagnostic practices
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, 12 Smithfield Street, London EC1A 9LA, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1426-33. 2011
    ..Our objective was to compare the original Charlson index, a modified set of Charlson codes after advice from clinical coders, and a published modified Elixhauser index in predicting in-hospital mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Hierarchical multilevel analysis of increased caseload volume and postoperative outcome after elective colorectal surgery
    E M Burns
    Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Surg 100:1531-8. 2013
    ..The study aimed to explore the impact of surgeon and institution volume on outcome following colorectal surgery in England using multilevel hierarchical analysis...
  13. doi request reprint Mortality in high-risk emergency general surgical admissions
    N R A Symons
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Surgery and Cancer, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Br J Surg 100:1318-25. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify and explore variability in mortality amongst high-risk emergency general surgery admissions to English NHS hospital Trusts...
  14. pmc The hospital standardised mortality ratio: a powerful tool for Dutch hospitals to assess their quality of care?
    B Jarman
    Dr Foster Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London EC1A 9LA, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:9-13. 2010
    ..To use the hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR), as a tool for Dutch hospitals to analyse their death rates by comparing their risk-adjusted mortality with the national average...
  15. doi request reprint Volume analysis of outcome following restorative proctocolectomy
    E M Burns
    Department of Surgery, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Surg 98:408-17. 2011
    ..This observational study aimed to determine national provision and outcome following pouch surgery (restorative proctocolectomy, RPC) and to examine the effect of institutional and surgeon caseload on outcome...
  16. pmc Proximity to coke works and hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular disease in England and Wales
    P Aylin
    The Small Area Health Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Thorax 56:228-33. 2001
    ..The incidence of hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in areas close to operating coke works in England and Wales was investigated...
  17. doi request reprint Value of failure to rescue as a marker of the standard of care following reoperation for complications after colorectal resection
    A M Almoudaris
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Br J Surg 98:1775-83. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether variability exists in FTR rates after reoperation for serious surgical complications following colorectal cancer resections in England...
  18. doi request reprint Minimal-access colorectal surgery is associated with fewer adhesion-related admissions than open surgery
    E M Burns
    Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Surg 100:152-9. 2013
    ..This study aimed to describe national intermediate-term admission rates for incisional hernia or clinically apparent adhesions following colorectal surgery, and to compare rates following laparoscopic and open approaches...
  19. doi request reprint Assessment of administrative data for evaluating the shifting acquisition of Clostridium difficile infection in England
    M H Jen
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 80:229-37. 2012
    ..Little is known about the acquisition of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and whether it represents hospital- or community-acquired infection...
  20. doi request reprint Elective colonic surgery for cancer in the elderly: an investigation into postoperative mortality in English NHS hospitals between 1996 and 2007
    O Faiz
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Colorectal Dis 13:779-85. 2011
    ..This study was primarily aimed to quantify perioperative mortality risk in elderly patients undergoing elective colonic resectional surgery. In addition, the safety of minimally invasive colonic surgery in this patient group was evaluated...
  21. doi request reprint Hospital stay amongst patients undergoing major elective colorectal surgery: predicting prolonged stay and readmissions in NHS hospitals
    O Faiz
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Colorectal Dis 13:816-22. 2011
    ..This article examines the length of stay and consequent bed resource usage of patients undergoing elective excisional colorectal surgery in English NHS trusts...
  22. doi request reprint Increased health burden associated with Clostridium difficile diarrhoea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    M H Jen
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 33:1322-31. 2011
    ..Identifying the clinical burden among hospitalised patients admitted with inflammatory bowel disease is an essential first step towards identifying and treating severe C. difficile infection in such individuals...
  23. doi request reprint Diverticular disease hospital admissions are increasing, with poor outcomes in the elderly and emergency admissions
    S Jeyarajah
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:1171-82. 2009
    ..Diverticular disease has a changing disease pattern with limited epidemiological data...
  24. doi request reprint Weekend mortality for emergency admissions. A large, multicentre study
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:213-7. 2010
    ..Several studies have identified higher mortality for patients admitted as emergencies at the weekend compared with emergency admissions during the week, but most have focused on specific conditions or have had a limited sample size...
  25. doi request reprint A colorectal perspective on voluntary submission of outcome data to clinical registries
    A M Almoudaris
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Br J Surg 98:132-9. 2011
    ..A comparison was undertaken of trusts that submitted and those that did not submit, or submitted only poorly, voluntarily to a colorectal clinical registry, the National Bowel Cancer Audit Programme (NBOCAP)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Accessing and using hospital activity data
    A Hansell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's, London
    J Public Health Med 23:51-6. 2001
    ..Dump' postcodes, where missing or unknown postcodes are assigned to a local postcode such as that of the hospital, may affect small area analyses and linkage if a proxy patient identifier is constructed that includes postcode...
  27. pmc Preoperative risk factors in 10 418 patients with prior myocardial infarction and 5241 patients with prior unstable angina undergoing elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    A Bottle
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Br J Anaesth 111:417-23. 2013
    ..We investigated the preoperative predictors of adverse outcomes in patients undergoing CABG with prior MI or UA and investigated the importance of time interval between the cardiac event and CABG...
  28. pmc Day of week of procedure and 30 day mortality for elective surgery: retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics
    P Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMJ 346:f2424. 2013
    ..To assess the association between mortality and the day of elective surgical procedure...
  29. doi request reprint Descriptive study of selected healthcare-associated infections using national Hospital Episode Statistics data 1996-2006 and comparison with mandatory reporting systems
    M H Jen
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 70:321-7. 2008
    ..If better coding could be encouraged or made mandatory within HES data, then the current dual system of recording might be unnecessary for effective surveillance of orthopaedic SSIs...
  30. doi request reprint Laparoscopic and conventional appendicectomy in children: outcomes in English hospitals between 1996 and 2006
    O Faiz
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, Praed Street, London, W21NY, UK
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1223-7. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic appendicectomy is increasingly used in children. This national retrospective study compared outcomes of paediatric open and laparoscopic appendicectomy...
  31. pmc Acute stroke units and early CT scans are linked to lower in-hospital mortality rates
    Brian Jarman
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 328:369. 2004
  32. doi request reprint Quality of primary care and hospital admissions for diabetes mellitus in England
    Alex Bottle
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:226-38. 2008
    ..However, low neighborhood socioeconomic status is more strongly associated with hospital admission rates for diabetes...
  33. pmc Some way to go for consistent implementation of guidance on hip fracture
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 328:1097. 2004
  34. pmc Paediatric cardiac surgical mortality in England after Bristol: descriptive analysis of hospital episode statistics 1991-2002
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College School of Medicine, London W2 1PG
    BMJ 329:825. 2004
    ..To describe trends in mortality of open cardiac surgery in children in Bristol and England since 1991...
  35. pmc Trends in admissions and deaths in English NHS hospitals
    Brian Jarman
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 328:855. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Following Shipman: a pilot system for monitoring mortality rates in primary care
    Paul Aylin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, W2 1PF, London, UK
    Lancet 362:485-91. 2003
    ..If used appropriately, such charts represent a useful tool for monitoring deaths in primary care. However, improvement in data quality is essential...
  37. ncbi request reprint Variations in vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy by region and trust in England
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial, Department of Epidemiology and Piblic Health, Imperial College London, London W2 1PG, UK
    BJOG 112:326-8. 2005
    ..To examine variations between regions and hospitals in the proportion of hysterectomies performed abdominally...
  38. pmc Length of hospital stay and subsequent emergency readmission
    Susan Williams
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 331:371. 2005
  39. pmc Variation in operation rates by primary care trust
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 331:539. 2005
  40. doi request reprint Traditional and laparoscopic appendectomy in adults: outcomes in English NHS hospitals between 1996 and 2006
    Omar Faiz
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    Ann Surg 248:800-6. 2008
    ..This study investigated length of stay, readmission rates, and postoperative mortality in adult patients undergoing traditional and laparoscopic appendectomy in England between April 1, 1996, and March 31, 2006...
  41. pmc Use of administrative data or clinical databases as predictors of risk of death in hospital: comparison of models
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College London, London EC1A 9LA
    BMJ 334:1044. 2007
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  42. pmc Surgical mortality: Hospital episode statistics v central cardiac audit database
    Paul Aylin
    BMJ 335:839; author reply 839-40. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates. Dead confusing
    Brian Jarman
    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
    Health Serv J 112:26-7. 2002
    ..After standardisation for age group and length of stay, the adjusted mortality rates show no bias against hospitals with more patients staying more than 28 days, or against hospitals with more geriatric beds...
  44. pmc Intelligent information: a national system for monitoring clinical performance
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, First Floor, Jarvis House, 12 Smithfield Street, London EC1A 9LA, U K
    Health Serv Res 43:10-31. 2008
    ..To use statistical process control charts to monitor in-hospital outcomes at the hospital level for a wide range of procedures and diagnoses...
  45. pmc Social class and elective caesareans in the English NHS
    Katherine Barley
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 328:1399. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Capacity planning. Figures you can count on
    Simon Wallace
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College, London
    Health Serv J 113:30-1. 2003
  47. pmc Discharge destination and length of stay: differences between US and English hospitals for people aged 65 and over
    Brian Jarman
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 328:605. 2004
  48. pmc How often are adverse events reported in English hospital statistics?
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 329:369. 2004
  49. pmc Prescribing of lipid regulating drugs and admissions for myocardial infarction in England
    Azeem Majeed
    BMJ 329:645. 2004
  50. pmc Counting hospital activity: spells or episodes?
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College
    BMJ 329:1207. 2004
  51. pmc Hospital admissions for drug and alcohol use in people aged under 45
    Susan Williams
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 330:115. 2005
  52. pmc Monitoring changes in hospital standardised mortality ratios
    Brian Jarman
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 330:329. 2005
  53. pmc Obesity and type 2 diabetes in children, 1996-7 to 2003-4
    Paul Aylin
    Foster Unit at Imperial College
    BMJ 331:1167. 2005
  54. pmc Trends in day surgery rates
    Paul Aylin
    Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
    BMJ 331:803. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Hospital episode statistics: time for clinicians to get involved?
    Alex Bottle
    Clin Med 2:483-4; author reply 484. 2002