Christian David Mallen

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Severely disabling chronic pain in young adults: prevalence from a population-based postal survey in North Staffordshire
    Christian Mallen
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:42. 2005
  2. 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
  3. pmc A woman living with osteoarthritis: A case report
    Jane C Richardson
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffs, ST5 5BG
    Cases J 1:153. 2008
  4. 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
  5. pmc Discussing prognosis with older people with musculoskeletal pain: a cross-sectional study in general practice
    Christian David Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:50. 2009
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Screening older people with musculoskeletal pain for depressive symptoms in primary care
    Christian David Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 58:688-93. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Birth-related exposures and asthma and allergy in adulthood: a population-based cross-sectional study of young adults in North Staffordshire
    Christian David Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire
    J Asthma 45:309-12. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Birth factors and common mental health problems in young adults: a population-based study in North Staffordshire
    Christian Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:325-30. 2008

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Publications20

  1. pmc Severely disabling chronic pain in young adults: prevalence from a population-based postal survey in North Staffordshire
    Christian Mallen
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:42. 2005
    ..Severely disabling chronic pain in the adult population is strongly associated with a range of negative health consequences for individuals and high health care costs, yet its prevalence in young adults is less clear...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc A woman living with osteoarthritis: A case report
    Jane C Richardson
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffs, ST5 5BG
    Cases J 1:153. 2008
    ..This case report describes the experiences of one patient with osteoarthritis, using examples of her poetry to illustrate her social, psychological and emotional transformation...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Discussing prognosis with older people with musculoskeletal pain: a cross-sectional study in general practice
    Christian David Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:50. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to gauge whether and why older patients with musculoskeletal pain think prognostic information is important, and how often they felt prognosis was discussed in the general practice consultation...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Screening older people with musculoskeletal pain for depressive symptoms in primary care
    Christian David Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 58:688-93. 2008
    ..Older patients presenting to GPs with musculoskeletal pain are at high risk of having concurrent depression...
  9. doi request reprint Birth-related exposures and asthma and allergy in adulthood: a population-based cross-sectional study of young adults in North Staffordshire
    Christian David Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire
    J Asthma 45:309-12. 2008
    ..02, rhinitis OR 2.82, 95% CI 0.87, 9.15, hay fever OR 1.34, 95% CI 0.57, 3.14). Given the ongoing changes in obstetric practice and the continuing rise in the prevalence of allergic disorders, this area is worthy of further investigation...
  10. doi request reprint Birth factors and common mental health problems in young adults: a population-based study in North Staffordshire
    Christian Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:325-30. 2008
    ..Whilst the potential association between these factors and depression in adulthood was been described rather less is known about the role of these exposures in the development of anxiety...
  11. 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
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment of observational studies is not commonplace in systematic reviews
    Christian Mallen
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:765-9. 2006
    ..To review current practice in the assessment of the quality of original observational studies included in systematic reviews...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  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 Prognostic factors for musculoskeletal pain in primary care: a systematic review
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 57:655-61. 2007
    ..Studies of prognostic indicators tend to have been viewed in relation to each site separately, however, an alternative view is that some prognostic indicators may be common across different sites of musculoskeletal pain...
  18. pmc Chronic knee pain
    Christian David Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele
    BMJ 335:303. 2007
  19. doi request reprint A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain: application to knee pain in older adults
    Elaine Thomas
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, UK
    Pain 139:389-97. 2008
    ..This prognostic approach to defining chronic pain appears to translate well to knee pain. Different cut-points for defining risk groups may be needed for different pain syndromes...
  20. pmc Polymyalgia rheumatica: diagnosis, prescribing, and monitoring in general practice
    Toby Helliwell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e361-6. 2013
    ..The majority of UK patients are diagnosed and managed exclusively in general practice. In primary care, it has been shown that there is wide variation in practice, and established diagnostic criteria are infrequently used...