Affiliation: Imperial College
- A multicenter dose-escalation study of the analgesic and adverse effects of an oral cannabis extract (Cannador) for postoperative pain managementAnita Holdcroft
Magill Department of Anaesthesia, Imperial College London and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Anesthesiology 104:1040-6. 2006..This clinical study aimed to investigate whether a single oral dose of cannabis plant extract (Cannador; Institute for Clinical Research, IKF, Berlin, Germany) could provide pain relief with minimal side effects for postoperative pain...
- Integrating the dimensions of sex and gender into basic life sciences research: methodologic and ethical issuesAnita Holdcroft
Imperial College London and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
Gend Med 4:S64-74. 2007..However, the impact of sex and gender on these processes is important in explaining biological variations and presentation of symptoms and diseases...
- UK drug analysis prints and anaesthetic adverse drug reactionsAnita Holdcroft
Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:316-28. 2007..Anaesthetic drugs were selected from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Drug Analysis Prints in order to determine the number and types of reported reactions and associated mortality...
- Adverse effects of neuromuscular blocking agents based on yellow card reporting in the U.K.: are there differences between males and females?Karen Patricia Light
Magill Department of Anaesthesia, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:151-60. 2006..K. such ADRs may be reported through the Yellow Card Scheme (YCS). Our aim was to determine the demographics of ADRs to neuromuscular blocking drugs without formal causality assessment...
- Gender differences and pain medicationJen Richardson
Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
Womens Health (Lond Engl) 5:79-90. 2009..Further research may unravel the various threads linking gender and sex effects on analgesia with the aim of individualizing analgesia to optimize pain relief...
- Pain and uterine contractions during breast feeding in the immediate post-partum period increase with parityAnita Holdcroft
Department of Anaesthesia, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, UK
Pain 104:589-96. 2003....
- Results of forty years Yellow Card reporting for commonly used perioperative analgesic drugsJennifer Richardson
Imperial College London, UK
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:687-94. 2007..A variety of analgesics are used perioperatively and associated adverse drug reactions (ADRs) may complicate anaesthesia and recovery...
- Local anaesthetic drugs: adverse effects as reported through the ADROIT system in the UKMuhummad Sohaib Nazir
Imperial College London, UK
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1000-6. 2009..We aimed to determine hazards associated with drugs commonly used in anaesthesia including ropivacaine and levobupivacaine...
- Cannabis use in sickle cell disease: a questionnaire studyJo Howard
Department of Haematology, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
Br J Haematol 131:123-8. 2005..We conclude that research in the use of cannabinoids for pain relief in SCD would be both important and acceptable to adult patients...
- Cannabis use in HIV for pain and other medical symptomsEmily Woolridge
Magill Department of Anesthesia, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
J Pain Symptom Manage 29:358-67. 2005..Many cannabis users (47%) reported associated memory deterioration. Symptom control using cannabis is widespread in HIV outpatients. A large number of patients reported that cannabis improved symptom control...
- Recent developments: management of painAnita Holdcroft
Magill Department of Anaesthesia, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9JP
BMJ 326:635-9. 2003
- Studying sex and gender differences in pain and analgesia: a consensus reportJoel D Greenspan
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Maryland Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 1510, USA
Pain 132:S26-45. 2007..and thought-provoking guide for future research on sex and gender differences in pain and analgesia, both for those currently working in this field as well as those still wondering, "Do I really need to study females?"..
- Psychosocial influences on women's experience of planned elective cesarean sectionEdmund Keogh
Department of Psychology, University of Bath, Bath, UK
Psychosom Med 68:167-74. 2006..We focused on the impact that these variables have on maternal fear and pain during and after delivery...
- Gender bias in research: how does it affect evidence based medicine?Anita Holdcroft
J R Soc Med 100:2-3. 2007
- Women in the UK academic medicine workforceBhupinder Sandhu
Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK
Med Educ 41:909-14. 2007..This study aimed to compare data on the employment profiles (such as grade, place of work, etc.) of male and female clinical academics...
- Academic medicine: time for reinvention: academic medicine is failing womenAnita Holdcroft
BMJ 328:46; author reply 49. 2004
- Change in brain size during and after pregnancy: study in healthy women and women with preeclampsiaAngela Oatridge
Robert Steiner Magnetic Resonance Unit, Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, England
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:19-26. 2002..The changes follow a consistent time course in each woman. The mechanism and physiologic importance of these findings are speculative at the present time...