Christian D Mallen

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Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence of anxiety and depression in people with age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review of observational study data
    Sarah R Dawson
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 14:78. 2014
  2. pmc Prospective observational cohort study of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL), chronic foot problems and their determinants in gout: a research protocol
    Priyanka Chandratre
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:219. 2012
  3. pmc Coping strategies as predictors of pain and disability in older people in primary care: a longitudinal study
    Kay Benyon
    Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:67. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Point-of-care prognosis for common musculoskeletal pain in older adults
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, England
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1119-25. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Co-occurrence and associations of pain and fatigue in a community sample of Dutch adults
    Samuel T Creavin
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 14:327-34. 2010
  6. pmc Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as adjunct to primary care management for tennis elbow: pragmatic randomised controlled trial (TATE trial)
    Linda S Chesterton
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMJ 347:f5160. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Is childhood pain associated with future mental health problems? A population based study of young adults in North Staffordshire
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign, National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:489-94. 2009
  8. pmc The association of gout with socioeconomic status in primary care: a cross-sectional observational study
    Richard A Hayward
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2004-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive complaints in a general population of older adults: prevalence, association with pain and the influence of concurrent affective disorders
    Catherine J Westoby
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Pain 13:970-6. 2009
  10. pmc What do GPs feel about sickness certification? A systematic search and narrative review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:67-75. 2010

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Publications35

  1. pmc The prevalence of anxiety and depression in people with age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review of observational study data
    Sarah R Dawson
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 14:78. 2014
    ..This study aims to assess whether symptoms of anxiety and/or depression are more prevalent in people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) than in people without this condition...
  2. pmc Prospective observational cohort study of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL), chronic foot problems and their determinants in gout: a research protocol
    Priyanka Chandratre
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:219. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Coping strategies as predictors of pain and disability in older people in primary care: a longitudinal study
    Kay Benyon
    Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:67. 2013
    ..Musculoskeletal pain in older adults is common. It is hypothesised that coping strategies may be predictive of pain intensity and pain-related disability at six months after initial consultation in primary care...
  4. doi request reprint Point-of-care prognosis for common musculoskeletal pain in older adults
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, England
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1119-25. 2013
    ..The overlapping content in these models suggests a common set of generic indicators suitable for use in primary care...
  5. doi request reprint Co-occurrence and associations of pain and fatigue in a community sample of Dutch adults
    Samuel T Creavin
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 14:327-34. 2010
    ..Further work should address longitudinal associations of pain and fatigue...
  6. pmc Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as adjunct to primary care management for tennis elbow: pragmatic randomised controlled trial (TATE trial)
    Linda S Chesterton
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMJ 347:f5160. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Is childhood pain associated with future mental health problems? A population based study of young adults in North Staffordshire
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign, National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:489-94. 2009
    ..Increasingly it is thought that pain and depression may share a common causal pathway that may originate in childhood...
  8. pmc The association of gout with socioeconomic status in primary care: a cross-sectional observational study
    Richard A Hayward
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2004-8. 2013
    ..Inequalities in rheumatology provision associated with SES may need to be addressed by health care planners. The aim of this study is to investigate the association of gout and SES in the community at both the individual and area levels...
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive complaints in a general population of older adults: prevalence, association with pain and the influence of concurrent affective disorders
    Catherine J Westoby
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Pain 13:970-6. 2009
    ..Taken together with previous work suggesting that subjective memory complaints are strongly correlated to risk of future cognitive decline, these results have implication for clinical practice in an aging population...
  10. pmc What do GPs feel about sickness certification? A systematic search and narrative review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:67-75. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Thicker paper and larger font increased response and completeness in a postal survey
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Center, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1296-300. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of font size and paper thickness on the response to, and completion of, a self-completion postal questionnaire among older people with joint pain...
  12. pmc Identification of UK sickness certification rates, standardised for age and sex
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign, National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 59:510-6. 2009
    ..There is growing interest in tackling the perceived 'sick note' culture in the UK...
  13. pmc Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the management of tennis elbow: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial: the TATE trial (ISRCTN 87141084)
    Linda S Chesterton
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:156. 2009
    ..It also benefits from being patient controlled, thereby promoting self-management. This study aims to assess the effectiveness, in terms of pain relief, and cost-effectiveness of a self-management package of treatment that includes TENS...
  14. pmc The assessment of the prognosis of musculoskeletal conditions in older adults presenting to general practice: a research protocol
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:84. 2006
    ..This study will test a generic assessment tool used as part of the general practice consultation to determine prognosis of musculoskeletal complaints...
  15. pmc Cardiovascular screening in rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional primary care database study
    Helen L Monk
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:150. 2013
    ..It is not known whether screening for vascular risk factors occurs in primary care. The aim of this study was to determine whether guidance advocating cardiovascular screening in RA patients is being implemented in primary care...
  16. pmc Predicting poor functional outcome in community-dwelling older adults with knee pain: prognostic value of generic indicators
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1456-61. 2007
    ..They are "generic" in the sense that they appear to apply regardless of the particular anatomical site or underlying cause of the pain...
  17. pmc Health-related quality of life in gout: a systematic review
    Priyanka Chandratre
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2031-40. 2013
    ..To identify the instruments that have been used to measure health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in gout and assess their clinimetric properties, determine the distribution of HRQOL in gout and identify factors associated with poor HRQOL...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is chronic pain in adulthood related to childhood factors? A population-based case-control study of young adults
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, England
    J Rheumatol 33:2286-90. 2006
    ..To investigate whether recalled childhood pain experiences and illnesses are associated with chronic pain in young adults...
  19. pmc A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain across a range of musculoskeletal pain sites
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Cherterfield, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:411-6. 2013
    ..To test whether the prognostic definition of chronic pain, which has previously been applied in specific anatomic areas, performed well in a cohort of older adults with a range of musculoskeletal pain sites...
  20. pmc Sickness certification for mental health problems: an analysis of a general practice consultation database
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:179-82. 2011
    ..This study aims to use general practice consultation data to determine the rate of sickness certification for common mental health problems...
  21. pmc The epidemiology of polymyalgia rheumatica in primary care: a research protocol
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:102. 2012
    ..This two year prospective inception cohort study of PMR patients will enable us to understand the full spectrum of this condition...
  22. doi request reprint Rates of sickness certification in European primary care: a systematic review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:99-108. 2008
    ..The management of sickness absence across Europe varies considerably, and there is a need for comparable rates of certification to facilitate appropriate health and economic planning...
  23. pmc GP consultations for medically unexplained physical symptoms in parents and their children: a systematic review
    Mujahed Shraim
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e318-25. 2013
    ..There is evidence of an association of medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) between parents and children, but it is unclear whether this association is also present for GP consultations...
  24. pmc Exploration of GPs' views and use of the fit note: a qualitative study in primary care
    Victoria K Welsh
    National Institute for Health Research, Keele University, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e363-70. 2012
    ..Sickness certification is a contentious topic among GPs and the proposed fit note generated mixed reviews...
  25. doi request reprint Association between polymyalgia rheumatica and vascular disease: a systematic review
    Adam T Hancock
    Arthritis UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1301-5. 2012
    ..To systematically identify and appraise the existing literature on the association between polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and vascular disease...
  26. pmc Recruiting patients and collecting data for an observational study using computerised record pop-up prompts: the PROG-RES study
    Richard A Hayward
    NIHR GP Clinical Lecturer, Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 14:21-8. 2013
    ..This paper seeks to demonstrate that electronic prompts represent one method of easing the burden on GPs to recruit individual patients to studies and also provide the opportunity to collect research data during a normal consultation...
  27. pmc There is no association between a measure of clinical care and the response rate of GPs to postal surveys: a methodological study
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:154-8. 2012
    ..However, response is yet to be considered with respect to the quality of clinical care provided by GPs. In the UK, one measure of quality of care is the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) score achieved by a general practice...
  28. pmc Extending the authority for sickness certification beyond the medical profession: the importance of 'boundary work'
    Victoria K Welsh
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 15:100. 2014
    ..The study aimed to explore the views of general practitioners (GPs), nurses and physiotherapists towards extending the role of sickness certification beyond the medical profession in primary care...
  29. ncbi request reprint The prognosis of joint pain in the older patient: general practitioners' views on discussing and estimating prognosis
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 13:166-8. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint An intercalated research Masters in primary care: a pilot programme
    Samuel T Creavin
    Keele University Medical School and Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Educ Prim Care 21:208-11. 2010
    ..This article reports the processes and outcomes of an intercalated research Masters that provided a senior medical student with a credible research qualification based on primary care research...
  31. doi request reprint Do GPs respond to postal questionnaire surveys? A comprehensive review of primary care literature
    Samuel T Creavin
    Arthritis Research UK National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Fam Pract 28:461-7. 2011
    ..Recent systematic reviews have provided an improved evidence base to help researchers maximize response rates to self-completion questionnaires but to date, there is no comprehensive analysis of whether response rates have improved...
  32. pmc The association of gout with sleep disorders: a cross-sectional study in primary care
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:119. 2013
    ..Hyperuricaemia is also prevalent in sleep apnoea syndrome. The objective of this study was to examine the association between gout and sleep apnoea and other sleep disorders...
  33. doi request reprint Impact of physical symptoms on perceived health in the community
    Danielle A W M van der Windt
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:265-74. 2008
    ..People with more symptoms are reported to use more healthcare and have higher sickness absenteeism. We studied the impact of the number of symptoms on perceived health in a community sample...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of pain intensity on relationship quality between couples where one has back pain
    Arani Vivekanantham
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain Med 15:832-41. 2014
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Is chronic musculoskeletal pain in adulthood related to factors at birth? A population-based case-control study of young adults
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK ST5 5BG
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:237-43. 2006
    ..17 95% CI: 0.6, 7.0) and neonatal ITU admission (OR: 1.63 95% CI: 0.4, 7.4). Although these estimates were not statistically significant in this exploratory study they may be worthy of further investigation...