Josip Car

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Integrating prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programs to improve uptake: a systematic review
    Lorainne Tudor Car
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e35268. 2012
  2. pmc Telephone consultation for improving health of people living with or at risk of HIV: a systematic review
    Michelle H M M T Van Velthoven
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36105. 2012
  3. pmc Negative health system effects of Global Fund's investments in AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria from 2002 to 2009: systematic review
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    JRSM Short Rep 3:70. 2012
  4. pmc The uptake of integrated perinatal prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programs in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Lorainne Tudor Car
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56550. 2013
  5. pmc Influenza and hepatitis B vaccination coverage among healthcare workers in Croatian hospitals: a series of cross-sectional surveys, 2006-2011
    Rok Civljak
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 13:520. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Mobile phone messaging reminders for attendance at healthcare appointments
    Josip Car
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD007458. 2012
  7. pmc Trends in hospital admissions for adverse drug reactions in England: analysis of national hospital episode statistics 1998-2005
    Hitesh Patel
    Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF, UK
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 7:9. 2007
  8. pmc Urinary tract infections in women: diagnosis and management in primary care
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 332:94-7. 2006
  9. pmc Telephone consultations
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ
    BMJ 326:966-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint SMS text message healthcare appointment reminders in England
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:216-9. 2008

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Publications63

  1. pmc Integrating prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programs to improve uptake: a systematic review
    Lorainne Tudor Car
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e35268. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Telephone consultation for improving health of people living with or at risk of HIV: a systematic review
    Michelle H M M T Van Velthoven
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36105. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of telephone consultation for HIV/AIDS care...
  3. pmc Negative health system effects of Global Fund's investments in AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria from 2002 to 2009: systematic review
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    JRSM Short Rep 3:70. 2012
    ..By using the Global Fund as a case example, we aim to critically evaluate the evidence generated from 2002 to 2009 for potential negative health system effects of Global Health Initiatives (GHI)...
  4. pmc The uptake of integrated perinatal prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programs in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Lorainne Tudor Car
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56550. 2013
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the uptake of WHO recommended integrated perinatal prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV interventions in low- and middle-income countries...
  5. pmc Influenza and hepatitis B vaccination coverage among healthcare workers in Croatian hospitals: a series of cross-sectional surveys, 2006-2011
    Rok Civljak
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 13:520. 2013
    ..Vaccination lowers morbidity and mortality of HCWs and their patients. To assess vaccination coverage for influenza and hepatitis B virus (HBV) among HCWs in Croatian hospitals, we conducted yearly nationwide surveys...
  6. doi request reprint Mobile phone messaging reminders for attendance at healthcare appointments
    Josip Car
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD007458. 2012
    ..Mobile phone messaging applications such as Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Message Service (MMS) could provide an important, inexpensive delivery medium for reminders for healthcare appointments...
  7. pmc Trends in hospital admissions for adverse drug reactions in England: analysis of national hospital episode statistics 1998-2005
    Hitesh Patel
    Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF, UK
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 7:9. 2007
    ..We examined trends in hospital admissions associated with adverse drug reaction in English hospitals and the accuracy of national reporting...
  8. pmc Urinary tract infections in women: diagnosis and management in primary care
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 332:94-7. 2006
  9. pmc Telephone consultations
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ
    BMJ 326:966-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint SMS text message healthcare appointment reminders in England
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:216-9. 2008
    ..There is an urgent need for robust evaluation of critical quality, safety, cost implications, and acceptability before the large-scale rollout of SMS-based systems...
  11. pmc Recurrent urinary tract infection in women
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, London SW7 2AZ
    BMJ 327:1204. 2003
  12. pmc Uptake of the NHS Health Check programme in an urban setting
    Macide Artac
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Fam Pract 30:426-35. 2013
    ..The NHS Health Check programme aims to improve prevention, early diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in England. High and equitable uptake is essential for the programme to effectively reduce the CVD burden...
  13. pmc Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional study
    Sonia Saxena
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:96. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effectiveness of strategies to implement clinical guidelines for the management of chronic diseases at primary care level in EU Member States: a systematic review
    Serena Brusamento
    Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Health Policy 107:168-83. 2012
    ..This review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies to implement clinical guidelines for chronic disease management in primary care in EU Member States...
  15. doi request reprint Subjective measures of binge drinking and alcohol-specific adverse health outcomes: a prospective cohort study
    Tapio Paljarvi
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Addiction 107:323-30. 2012
    ..To determine the performance of subjectively defined intoxications, hangovers and alcohol-induced pass-outs in identifying drinkers at risk for adverse health outcomes...
  16. pmc Association of practice size and pay-for-performance incentives with the quality of diabetes management in primary care
    Eszter P Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    CMAJ 183:E809-16. 2011
    ..We examined this association between 1997 and 2005, in addition to the impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework, a pay-for-performance incentive scheme introduced in the United Kingdom in 2004, on diabetes management...
  17. doi request reprint Mobile phone messaging reminders for attendance at healthcare appointments
    Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD007458. 2013
    ..Mobile phone messaging applications, such as Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Message Service (MMS), could provide an important, inexpensive delivery medium for reminders for healthcare appointments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Smartphone and tablet self management apps for asthma
    José S Marcano Belisario
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD010013. 2013
    ..Recent developments in mobile technology, such as smartphone and tablet computer apps, could help develop a platform for the delivery of self management interventions that are highly customisable, low-cost and easily accessible...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a national cardiovascular disease risk assessment program (NHS Health Check): results after one year
    Macide Artac
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    Prev Med 57:129-34. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess whether the National Health Service (NHS) Health Check, a systematic cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management program, was associated with reduction in CVD risk in attendees after one year...
  20. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted history-taking systems (CAHTS) in health care: benefits, risks and potential for further development
    Yannis Pappas
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Inform Prim Care 19:155-60. 2011
    ..Despite the many possible applications and even though CAHTS have been available for nearly three decades, these remain underused in routine clinical practice...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical guidelines in the European Union: mapping the regulatory basis, development, quality control, implementation and evaluation across member states
    Helena Legido-Quigley
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy 107:146-56. 2012
    ..However, the regulatory basis of clinical guidelines, their development, quality control, implementation and use as well as evaluation within countries across the European Union is not systematically known...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of pay for performance on inequalities in health care: systematic review
    Riyadh Alshamsan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:178-84. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of pay for performance programmes on inequalities in the quality of health care in relation to age, sex, ethnicity and socioeconomic status...
  23. doi request reprint Male involvement for increasing the effectiveness of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) programmes
    Serena Brusamento
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD009468. 2012
    ..A lack of male partner involvement in PMTCT services is a major barrier for women to access these services...
  24. pmc Email consultations in health care: 2--acceptability and safe application
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 329:439-42. 2004
  25. doi request reprint The North West London Integrated Care Pilot: innovative strategies to improve care coordination for older adults and people with diabetes
    Matthew Harris
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:216-25. 2012
    ..This article critically describes the ICP objectives, facilitating processes, and planned impact as well as the organizational and financial challenges that policy makers are facing in the implementation of the pilot program...
  26. doi request reprint Information technology for patient safety
    Christopher Huckvale
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:i25-33. 2010
    ..While these applications typically have the technical capability to help professionals in the delivery of healthcare, inadequate attention to the socio-technical dimensions of their use can result in new avoidable risks to patients...
  27. pmc Email consultations in health care: 1--scope and effectiveness
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 329:435-8. 2004
  28. pmc Evaluation of complex integrated care programmes: the approach in North West London
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, Imperial College London, London, UK W6 8RP
    Int J Integr Care 13:e006. 2013
    ..This paper sets out the evaluation approach adopted to measure its effect...
  29. doi request reprint Email for the provision of information on disease prevention and health promotion
    Prescilla Sawmynaden
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD007982. 2012
    ..This review assesses the use of email for the provision of information on disease prevention and health promotion...
  30. doi request reprint Email for clinical communication between healthcare professionals
    Yannis Pappas
    School of Health Sciences, City University London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD007979. 2012
    ..This review assesses the use of email for two-way clinical communication between healthcare professionals...
  31. doi request reprint Mobile phone messaging for communicating results of medical investigations
    Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD007456. 2012
    ..Possible advantages of mobile phone messaging include convenience to both patients and healthcare providers, reduced waiting times for health services and healthcare costs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted history-taking systems (CAHTS) in health care: benefits, risks and potential for further development
    Yannis Pappas
    Deputy Director of the eHealth Unit, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Inform Prim Care 19:155-60. 2012
    ..Despite the many possible applications and even though CAHTS have been available for nearly three decades, these remain underused in routine clinical practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted versus oral-and-written family history taking for identifying people with elevated risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Yannis Pappas
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, St Dunstan s Road, Hammersmith, London, UK, W6 8RP
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008489. 2011
    ..Although CAHTS were first described in the 1960s, there remains uncertainty about the impact of these methods on family history taking, clinical care and patient outcomes such as health-related quality of life. ..
  34. pmc The impact of eHealth on the quality and safety of health care: a systematic overview
    Ashly D Black
    eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1000387. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc Diabetes prevalence, process of care and outcomes in relation to practice size, caseload and deprivation: national cross-sectional study in primary care
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 100:275-83. 2007
    ..To examine the association between practice list size, deprivation and the quality of care of patients with diabetes...
  36. pmc Apps for asthma self-management: a systematic assessment of content and tools
    Kit Huckvale
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMC Med 10:144. 2012
    ..We assessed the degree to which current smartphone and tablet apps for people with asthma offer content and tools of appropriate quality to support asthma self-management...
  37. pmc Multidisciplinary group performance-measuring integration intensity in the context of the North West London Integrated Care Pilot
    Matthew Harris
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, 3 Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, Hammersmith, W6 8RP, UK
    Int J Integr Care 13:e001. 2013
    ....
  38. pmc Effectiveness of mobile-phone short message service (SMS) reminders for ophthalmology outpatient appointments: observational study
    Elizabeth Koshy
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:9. 2008
    ..The use of Short Message Service (SMS) appointment reminders potentially offers a cost-effective and time-efficient strategy to decrease non-attendance and so improve the efficiency of outpatient healthcare delivery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted versus oral-and-written dietary history taking for diabetes mellitus
    Igor Wei
    Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Medical School Building, London, UK, W2 1PG
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008488. 2011
    ..Although CAHTS were first described in the 1960s, there remains uncertainty about the impact of these methods on dietary history collection, clinical care and patient outcomes such as quality of life. ..
  40. pmc Integration of priority population, health and nutrition interventions into health systems: systematic review
    Rifat Atun
    Imperial College Business School, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:780. 2011
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Communicating health promotion and disease prevention information to patients via email: a review
    Helen Atherton
    e Health Unit, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstans Road, London, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 16:172-5. 2010
    ..Many articles discussed the potential use of email for health promotion and disease prevention but did not provide evidence. There is much scope for further research in this area...
  42. doi request reprint Telephone delivered interventions for preventing HIV infection in HIV-negative persons
    Michelle H M M T van-Velthoven
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD009190. 2013
    ..Phone calls can be used to potentially more effectively deliver HIV prevention interventions. They have the potential to save time, reduce costs and facilitate easier access...
  43. doi request reprint Subjective measures of binge drinking, suboptimal subjective health and alcohol-specific hospitalizations among working-aged adults: a prospective cohort study
    Tapio Paljarvi
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:607-13. 2011
    ..In order to contribute to the understanding of potential causal mechanisms, we also aimed to determine the factors through which subjective health predicts alcohol-specific hospitalizations...
  44. doi request reprint Transtheoretical model stages of change for dietary and physical exercise modification in weight loss management for overweight and obese adults
    Nikolaos Mastellos
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St Dunstans Road, London, Hammersmith, UK, W6 8RP
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD008066. 2014
    ....
  45. pmc Health information for patients: time to look beyond patient information leaflets
    Anthea Colledge
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW72AZ, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:447-53. 2008
  46. pmc Assessment of cardiovascular risk factors prior to NHS Health Checks in an urban setting: cross-sectional study
    Macide Artac
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3 Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London, W6 8RP, UK
    JRSM Short Rep 3:17. 2012
    ..To assess the completeness of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor recording and levels of risk factors in patients eligible for the NHS Health Check...
  47. doi request reprint Interventions for recruiting smokers into cessation programmes
    José S Marcano Belisario
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD009187. 2012
    ..Much effort has been focused on establishing the effectiveness of different smoking cessation strategies. This review, however, aims to address the initial challenge faced by smoking cessation programmes: recruitment of smokers...
  48. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the methodological quality of clinical guideline development for the management of chronic disease in Europe
    Cécile Knai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, United Kingdom
    Health Policy 107:157-67. 2012
    ..We have conducted a systematic review of the methodological quality (as assessed by AGREE) of clinical guidelines developed in Europe for the management of chronic diseases published since 2000...
  49. ncbi request reprint Interventions for enhancing consumers' online health literacy
    Josip Car
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstans Road, London, UK, W6 8RP
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD007092. 2011
    ..These barriers include inadequate skills to search, evaluate and use the information. It has not yet been demonstrated whether training consumers to use the internet for health information can result in positive health outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of primary healthcare interventions to improve diabetes outcomes in minority ethnic groups
    Sonia Saxena
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:218-30. 2007
    ..To systematically review the effectiveness of primary care interventions on glycaemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in minority ethnic groups with diabetes...
  51. pmc Acute low back pain
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London SW7 2AZ
    BMJ 327:541. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback for treatment of awake and sleep bruxism in adults: systematic review protocol
    Sasa Ilovar
    Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 306 The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Syst Rev 3:42. 2014
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Transtheoretical model for dietary and physical exercise modification in weight loss management for overweight and obese adults
    Nik Aa Tuah
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, The Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstan s Road, London, UK, W6 8RP
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008066. 2011
    ....
  54. pmc Protecting patient confidentiality in telephone consultations in general practice
    Daniel Sokol
    Br J Gen Pract 56:384-5. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prescription and cost of diabetic medications and monitoring equipment in England 1991-2004
    Hitesh Patel
    Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:48-52. 2007
    ..To report the trend in prescriptions and cost of antidiabetic drugs and glucose monitoring equipment in England from 1991 to 2004...
  56. ncbi request reprint Management of lower urinary tract infection in women by Slovene GPs
    Josip Car
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Fam Pract 20:452-6. 2003
    ..Although nationwide treatment guidelines for LUTI are increasingly available, most European countries, including Slovenia, have not yet set such guidelines...
  57. pmc The journey towards patient-centredness
    George Freeman
    Br J Gen Pract 54:651-2. 2004
  58. doi request reprint Telephone triage in out of hours call centres
    Josip Car
    BMJ 337:a1167. 2008
  59. pmc Diabetes care in developing countries
    Josip Car
    CMAJ 176:209-12. 2007
  60. doi request reprint Accuracy and completeness of electronic patient records in primary care
    Azeem Majeed
    Fam Pract 25:213-4. 2008
  61. ncbi request reprint National trends in the use and costs of anti-obesity medications in England 1998-2005
    Janakan Srishanmuganathan
    St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:199-202. 2007
    ..To report the trends in the use and costs of anti-obesity medications in England from 1998 to 2005...
  62. pmc Patient-centredness
    George Freeman
    Br J Gen Pract 54:868-9. 2004