Aziz Sheikh

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Psychological morbidity in general practice managers: a descriptive and explanatory study
    A Sheikh
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College School of Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 50:203-6. 2000
  2. pmc House dust mite barrier bedding for childhood asthma: randomised placebo controlled trial in primary care [ISRCTN63308372]
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 3:12. 2002
  3. pmc Randomised controlled trials in primary care: scope and application
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Science, Technology and Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 52:746-51. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Age, sex, geographical and socio-economic variations in admissions for anaphylaxis: analysis of four years of English hospital data
    A Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care and Population Health Sciences Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:1571-6. 2001
  5. pmc Topical antibiotics for acute bacterial conjunctivitis: a systematic review
    A Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:473-7. 2001
  6. pmc Setting up a database of medical error in general practice: conceptual and methodological considerations
    A Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:57-60. 2001
  7. pmc Ethical and research dilemmas arising from a questionnaire study of psychological morbidity among general practice managers
    A Sheikh
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:32-5. 2001
  8. 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
  9. pmc Ethnic variations in incidence of asthma episodes in England & Wales: national study of 502,482 patients in primary care
    Gopalakrishnan Netuveli
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    Respir Res 6:120. 2005
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc Psychological morbidity in general practice managers: a descriptive and explanatory study
    A Sheikh
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College School of Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 50:203-6. 2000
    ..Proposals to establish an occupational health service for primary care should be informed by knowledge of the health needs of general practice employees...
  2. pmc House dust mite barrier bedding for childhood asthma: randomised placebo controlled trial in primary care [ISRCTN63308372]
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 3:12. 2002
    ..We therefore aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of house dust mite barrier bedding in children with asthma treated in primary care...
  3. pmc Randomised controlled trials in primary care: scope and application
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Science, Technology and Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 52:746-51. 2002
    ..This information will, we hope, also prove useful to primary care clinicians attempting to interpret trial findings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age, sex, geographical and socio-economic variations in admissions for anaphylaxis: analysis of four years of English hospital data
    A Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care and Population Health Sciences Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:1571-6. 2001
    ..Although the most severe of the allergic disorders, the epidemiology of anaphylaxis remains poorly described. Hospital admissions for anaphylaxis in England more than doubled during the 1990s...
  5. pmc Topical antibiotics for acute bacterial conjunctivitis: a systematic review
    A Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:473-7. 2001
    ..Since trials to date have been conducted in selected specialist care patient populations, generalisation of these results to a primary care-based population should be undertaken with a degree of caution...
  6. pmc Setting up a database of medical error in general practice: conceptual and methodological considerations
    A Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:57-60. 2001
    ....
  7. pmc Ethical and research dilemmas arising from a questionnaire study of psychological morbidity among general practice managers
    A Sheikh
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:32-5. 2001
    ..The paper is an exercise in self-reflection and self-criticism; not all the questions posed and explored by it can be answered definitively. Implications for planning studies of this kind are discussed...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Ethnic variations in incidence of asthma episodes in England & Wales: national study of 502,482 patients in primary care
    Gopalakrishnan Netuveli
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    Respir Res 6:120. 2005
    ....
  10. 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
  11. pmc Lineages of language and the diagnosis of asthma
    Gopalakrishnan Netuveli
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J R Soc Med 100:19-24. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variations in UK asthma frequency, morbidity, and health-service use: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gopalakrishnan Netuveli
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Lancet 365:312-7. 2005
    ..We sought evidence of such ethnic variations in the UK for asthma frequency, morbidity, and health-services use, and to understand possible reasons for any differences...
  13. pmc Can the surgical checklist reduce the risk of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics?--Can the checklist help? Supporting evidence from analysis of a national patient incident reporting system
    Sukhmeet S Panesar
    National Patient Safety Agency, 4 8 Maple Street, London, W1T 5HD, UK
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:18. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate how many incidents of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics that have been reported to the NPSA could have been prevented by the WHO surgical checklist...
  14. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco use by south Asian youth in the UK
    Sukhmeet Singh Panesar
    Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Lancet 372:97-8. 2008
  15. pmc Preventing food allergy: protocol for a rapid systematic review
    Debra de Silva
    The Evidence Centre, 126 Central Avenue, London, England, TW3 2RJ, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 3:10. 2013
    ..The aim of this systematic review will be to assess the effectiveness of approaches for the primary prevention of food allergy...
  16. pmc EAACI: A European Declaration on Immunotherapy. Designing the future of allergen specific immunotherapy
    Moises A Calderon
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Imperial College, National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London, SW3 6LY, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:20. 2012
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy for treating allergic conjunctivitis
    Moises A Calderon
    Department of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK, SW3 6LY
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD007685. 2011
    ..Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for allergic rhinitis, but its effects on symptoms of ocular allergy have not been well established...
  19. 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
  20. pmc Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a special interest service in the UK
    Mandy A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB41 6ST, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:62. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study is to explore the attitudes and views of stakeholders to the provision of a respiratory GPwSI service within the six PCTs in Leicester, UK...
  21. pmc Trends in national incidence, lifetime prevalence and adrenaline prescribing for anaphylaxis in England
    Aziz Sheikh
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh
    J R Soc Med 101:139-43. 2008
    ..Aim: To investigate recent trends in the recorded incidence, lifetime prevalence and prescribing of adrenaline for anaphylaxis in England...
  22. ncbi request reprint Concordance between supervised and postal administration of the Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (MiniAQLQ) and Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) was very high
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:809-14. 2005
    ..We compared responses to postal administration of Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (MiniAQLQ) and Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) with the gold standard of supervised self-completion...
  23. pmc Predicting cardiovascular risk in England and Wales: prospective derivation and validation of QRISK2
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 336:1475-82. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine: national survey of UK primary care organisations
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:40. 2005
    ....
  25. pmc Telephone reviews of chronic illnesses
    Bernard Fernando
    Br J Gen Pract 56:141. 2006
  26. pmc The Department of Health's research governance framework remains an impediment to multi-centre studies: findings from a national descriptive study
    Tara Kielmann
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
    J R Soc Med 100:234-8. 2007
    ....
  27. pmc Hookah smoking
    Rashid Gatrad
    Manor Hospital, Walsall
    BMJ 335:20. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Promoting the use of Personal Asthma Action Plans: a systematic review
    Nicola Ring
    Alliance for Self Care Research, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:271-83. 2007
    ..To investigate how best to encourage health professionals to promote, and for people with asthma to use, asthma action plans...
  29. pmc Occupational dermatitis in a hairdresser
    Allison Worth
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 335:399. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint National survey on the roles and training of primary care respiratory nurses in the UK in 2006: are we making progress?
    Jane Upton
    Research Project Manager, Education for Health, 10 Church Street, Warwick, CV34 4AB, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:284-90. 2007
    ..To describe nurse-led UK general practice asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care, and the training undertaken to support it...
  31. pmc Accessibility, clinical effectiveness, and practice costs of providing a telephone option for routine asthma reviews: phase IV controlled implementation study
    Hilary Pinnock
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 57:714-22. 2007
    ....
  32. pmc Rising incidence of Kawasaki disease in England: analysis of hospital admission data
    Anthony Harnden
    Department of Primary Health Care, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 324:1424-5. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Do practices comply with key recommendations of the British Asthma Guideline? If not, why not?
    Sharon Wiener-Ogilvie
    Department of Public Health, NHS Borders, Newstead, Melrose, TD6 9DB, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:369-77. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and pattern of alternative medicine use: the results of a household survey
    Eiad A Al-Faris
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 28:4-10. 2008
    ..Its popularity is on the increase. Because previous surveys were limited and not generalizable, we estimated the prevalence, pattern and factors associated with use of AM in the community...
  35. doi request reprint Alcohol-based pressurised metered-dose inhalers for use in asthma: a descriptive study
    Maryam Alrasbi
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 17:111-3. 2008
    ..Healthcare professionals need to be aware of alcohol-containing inhalers, since certain populations may have religious and/or cultural concerns regarding the use of such preparations...
  36. pmc Rhinitis
    Samantha Walker
    National Respiratory Training Centre, 10 Church Street, Warwick
    BMJ 324:403. 2002
  37. doi request reprint Emergency treatment of anaphylactic reactions--guidelines for healthcare providers
    Jasmeet Soar
    Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
    Resuscitation 77:157-69. 2008
    ..There is a need for further research about the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of anaphylactic reactions...
  38. pmc Enhancing public safety in primary care
    Tim Wilson
    a RCGP Quality Unit, 14 Princes Gate, London SW7 1PU
    BMJ 324:584-7. 2002
  39. pmc Practice organisational characteristics can impact on compliance with the BTS/SIGN asthma guideline: qualitative comparative case study in primary care
    Sharon Wiener-Ogilvie
    General Practice Unit, NHS Education Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:32. 2008
    ..Building on extensive earlier descriptive work, we sought to explore the way teamwork and inter-professional relationships impact on the implementation of the BTS-SIGN guideline on asthma in general practice...
  40. pmc Trends in the epidemiology and prescribing of medication for allergic rhinitis in England
    Nazim Ghouri
    Ayr Hospital, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:466-72. 2008
    ..To investigate recent trends in the recorded incidence, lifetime prevalence and prescribing of symptom relief medication for allergic rhinitis in England...
  41. doi request reprint Accuracy and completeness of electronic patient records in primary care
    Azeem Majeed
    Fam Pract 25:213-4. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Is there any role for allergen avoidance in the primary prevention of childhood asthma?
    Onno C P van Schayck
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:1323-8. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc Safer medicines management in primary care
    Anthony J Avery
    Division of General Practice, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham
    Br J Gen Pract 52:S17-22. 2002
    ....
  44. pmc Advance care planning in primary care
    Scott A Murray
    BMJ 333:868-9. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Investigating the relationship between affluence and elective caesarean sections
    Bernadette Alves
    SpT in Public Health, Brighton and Hove City PCT, Brighton, East Sussex, UK
    BJOG 112:994-6. 2005
    ..We found that women living in the most affluent areas of England were significantly more likely to have an elective caesarean section than their deprived counterparts...
  46. pmc Developing primary palliative care: primary palliative care services must be better funded by both day and night
    Scott A Murray
    BMJ 330:671. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Tackling ethnic inequalities in asthma. We now need results
    Aziz Sheikh
    Respir Med 99:381-3. 2005
  48. pmc Cost-effectiveness of telephone or surgery asthma reviews: economic analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 55:119-24. 2005
    ..Only about a third of people with asthma attend an annual review. Clinicians need to identify cost-effective ways to improve access and ensure regular review...
  49. pmc Increasing hospital admissions for systemic allergic disorders in England: analysis of national admissions data
    Ramyani Gupta
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 327:1142-3. 2003
  50. pmc Developing primary palliative care
    Scott A Murray
    BMJ 329:1056-7. 2004
  51. pmc Hospital chaplaincy units show bias towards Christianity
    Aziz Sheikh
    BMJ 329:626. 2004
  52. 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
  53. pmc Topical treatments for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis: systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and effectiveness
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:451-6. 2004
    ..Evidence for the effectiveness of topical treatments, in providing symptomatic relief from ocular allergy, remains uncertain...
  54. ncbi request reprint Chloramphenicol treatment for acute infective conjunctivitis in children in primary care: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Peter W Rose
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 366:37-43. 2005
    ..We undertook a randomised double-blind trial to compare the effectiveness of chloramphenicol eye drops with placebo in children with infective conjunctivitis in primary care...
  55. pmc Handheld computers and the 21st century surgical team: a pilot study
    Omer Aziz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:28. 2005
    ..This pilot study aimed to look at how one such device compared with the current pager system in facilitating inter-professional communication in a hospital clinical team...
  56. pmc House dust mite avoidance measures for perennial allergic rhinitis: a systematic review of efficacy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE
    Br J Gen Pract 53:318-22. 2003
    ..No serious adverse effects were reported from the interventions...
  57. pmc Comparison of reports of randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews in surgical journals: literature review
    Sukhmeet Singh Panesar
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:470-2. 2006
    ..Two reviewers systematically and independently hand searched all issues of these journals over a 12-month period to identify randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews...
  58. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing allergy in primary care: are the history and clinical examination sufficient?
    Samantha Walker
    Prim Care Respir J 15:219-21. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Professional and patient attitudes to using mobile phone technology to monitor asthma: questionnaire survey
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:237-45. 2006
    ..We aimed to explore the attitudes of patients and primary care professionals to using mobile technology in order to monitor asthma...
  60. pmc Should UK allergy services focus on primary care?
    Mark L Levy
    BMJ 332:1347-8. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Primary care respiratory journal is awarded full Medline/Index Medicus listing
    Mark L Levy
    Prim Care Respir J 15:136-8. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint The IPCRG Guidelines: developing guidelines for managing chronic respiratory diseases in primary care
    C P Onno van Schayck
    Prim Care Respir J 15:1-4. 2006
  63. pmc Accessibility, acceptability, and effectiveness in primary care of routine telephone review of asthma: pragmatic, randomised controlled trial
    Hilary Pinnock
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 326:477-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether routine review by telephone of patients with asthma improves access and is a good alternative to face to face reviews in general practices...
  64. pmc Topical antibiotics for acute bacterial conjunctivitis: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis update
    Aziz Sheikh
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 55:962-4. 2005
    ..While topical antibiotics are associated with significantly improved rates of early (days 2-5) clinical remission, this benefit is marginal for later remission (days 6-10)...
  65. pmc Persistent high stroke mortality in Bangladeshi populations
    Raj Bhopal
    BMJ 331:1096-7. 2005
  66. pmc Persistent crying in babies
    A R Gatrad
    Manor Hospital, Walsall NHS Trust, Walsall WS2 2PS
    BMJ 328:330. 2004