Charles DA Wolfe

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Incidence and case fatality rates of stroke subtypes in a multiethnic population: the South London Stroke Register
    C D A Wolfe
    Department of Public Health Sciences, GKT School of Medicine, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:211-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in stroke subtypes between black and white patients with stroke: the South London Ethnicity and Stroke Study
    Hugh S Markus
    Centre for Clinical Neuroscience, St George s University of London, London, SW17 ORE, UK
    Circulation 116:2157-64. 2007
  3. pmc Cluster randomized trial in the general practice research database: 2. Secondary prevention after first stroke (eCRT study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Alex Dregan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College, London, UK
    Trials 13:181. 2012
  4. pmc Validating self-reported strokes in a longitudinal UK cohort study (Whitehall II): Extracting information from hospital medical records versus the Hospital Episode Statistics database
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:83. 2012
  5. pmc A protocol for investigation of the effects of outdoor air pollution on stroke incidence, phenotypes and survival using the South London Stroke Register
    Ravi Maheswaran
    Public Health GIS Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 5:10. 2006
  6. pmc Utility of electronic patient records in primary care for stroke secondary prevention trials
    Alex Dregan
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, Capital House, Weston Street, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:86. 2011
  7. pmc Assessing the determinants of stillbirths and early neonatal deaths using routinely collected data in an inner city area
    Nigel C Smeeton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Guy s, King s and St, Thomas Hospitals Medical School, London SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Med 2:27. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Poststroke survival for black-Caribbean populations in barbados and South london
    Charles D A Wolfe
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom
    Stroke 37:1991-6. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Cluster randomized controlled trial of a patient and general practitioner intervention to improve the management of multiple risk factors after stroke: stop stroke
    Charles David Alexander Wolfe
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Stroke 41:2470-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the risk of stroke in black populations in Barbados and South London
    Charles D A Wolfe
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 37:1986-90. 2006

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  1. pmc Incidence and case fatality rates of stroke subtypes in a multiethnic population: the South London Stroke Register
    C D A Wolfe
    Department of Public Health Sciences, GKT School of Medicine, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:211-6. 2002
    ..To identify sociodemographic differences in the incidence of the subtypes of first ever stroke in a multiethnic population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in stroke subtypes between black and white patients with stroke: the South London Ethnicity and Stroke Study
    Hugh S Markus
    Centre for Clinical Neuroscience, St George s University of London, London, SW17 ORE, UK
    Circulation 116:2157-64. 2007
    ..Determining whether the distribution of stroke subtypes differs between ethnic groups is important in understanding the mechanisms of the increased stroke incidence in black patients...
  3. pmc Cluster randomized trial in the general practice research database: 2. Secondary prevention after first stroke (eCRT study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Alex Dregan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College, London, UK
    Trials 13:181. 2012
    ..The proposal describes one application, in a less frequent chronic condition of public health importance, secondary prevention of stroke. A related protocol in antibiotic prescribing was reported previously...
  4. pmc Validating self-reported strokes in a longitudinal UK cohort study (Whitehall II): Extracting information from hospital medical records versus the Hospital Episode Statistics database
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:83. 2012
    ..Such studies often rely on self-reported stroke events, which are best validated with external medical evidence. The aim of this paper is to compare the information on incident non-fatal stroke events arising from different sources...
  5. pmc A protocol for investigation of the effects of outdoor air pollution on stroke incidence, phenotypes and survival using the South London Stroke Register
    Ravi Maheswaran
    Public Health GIS Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 5:10. 2006
    ..If it confirms the link, it will suggest to policy-makers at national and international levels that targeting policy interventions at high pollution areas may be a feasible option for stroke prevention...
  6. pmc Utility of electronic patient records in primary care for stroke secondary prevention trials
    Alex Dregan
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, Capital House, Weston Street, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:86. 2011
    ..The study also evaluated achievement of recommended standards of care; variation between family practices; and changes in risk factor values from before to after stroke...
  7. pmc Assessing the determinants of stillbirths and early neonatal deaths using routinely collected data in an inner city area
    Nigel C Smeeton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Guy s, King s and St, Thomas Hospitals Medical School, London SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Med 2:27. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the factors associated with stillbirths and early neonatal deaths (ENND) and the suitability of the available databases in a health authority with one of the highest rates in the country...
  8. ncbi request reprint Poststroke survival for black-Caribbean populations in barbados and South london
    Charles D A Wolfe
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom
    Stroke 37:1991-6. 2006
    ..There are variations in mortality rates for stroke in black communities, but the factors associated with survival remain unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Cluster randomized controlled trial of a patient and general practitioner intervention to improve the management of multiple risk factors after stroke: stop stroke
    Charles David Alexander Wolfe
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Stroke 41:2470-6. 2010
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of a patient and general practitioner systematic follow-up intervention to improve risk factor management after stroke...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the risk of stroke in black populations in Barbados and South London
    Charles D A Wolfe
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 37:1986-90. 2006
    ..The incidence of stroke in black populations is a public health issue, but how risk varies between black communities is unclear...
  11. pmc Survival differences after stroke in a multiethnic population: follow-up study with the South London stroke register
    Charles D A Wolfe
    Division of Health and Social Care, King s College London, London SE1 3QD
    BMJ 331:431. 2005
    ..To identify ethnic differences in survival after stroke and examine the factors that influence survival...
  12. pmc Variations in care and outcome in the first year after stroke: a Western and Central European perspective
    C D A Wolfe
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1702-6. 2004
    ..There are significant variations in the short term patterns of care and outcome after a first stroke in Europe...
  13. ncbi request reprint Variations in stroke incidence and survival in 3 areas of Europe. European Registries of Stroke (EROS) Collaboration
    C D Wolfe
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Stroke 31:2074-9. 2000
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  14. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of community-based rehabilitation for stroke patients who remain at home: a pilot randomized trial
    C D Wolfe
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Rehabil 14:563-9. 2000
    ..To assess the effectiveness of community-based rehabilitation for stroke patients who were not admitted to hospital in South London...
  15. pmc Estimates of outcomes up to ten years after stroke: analysis from the prospective South London Stroke Register
    Charles D A Wolfe
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001033. 2011
    ..This burden of disease study provides population-based estimates of outcomes with a focus on disability, cognition, and psychological outcomes up to 10 y after initial stroke event in a multi-ethnic European population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cause of stroke recurrence is multifactorial: patterns, risk factors, and outcomes of stroke recurrence in the South London Stroke Register
    Thomas Hillen
    Division of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Stroke 34:1457-63. 2003
    ..This article examines stroke recurrence and whether the subtype of the initial stroke influences the risk and subtypes of further strokes. The proportion of recurrences attributable to conventional risk factors is quantified...
  17. doi request reprint Ethnic group disparities in 10-year trends in stroke incidence and vascular risk factors: the South London Stroke Register (SLSR)
    Peter U Heuschmann
    Division of Health and Social Care, King s College London, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 39:2204-10. 2008
    ..Data monitoring trends in stroke risk among different ethnic groups are lacking. Thus, we investigated trends in stroke incidence and modifiable stroke risk factors over a 10-year time period between different ethnic groups...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in risk factors for ischemic stroke: a European case-control study
    Cother Hajat
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 35:1562-7. 2004
    ..The aim is to estimate the relative risk and population attributable risk (PAR) of risk factors for ischemic stroke by ethnic group...
  19. doi request reprint Antihypertensive treatment after stroke and all-cause mortality--an analysis of the General Practitioner Research Database (GPRD)
    Andre Michael Toschke
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Health and Social Care, King s College London, London, UK
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:105-11. 2009
    ..The effect of antihypertensive treatment on survival and recurrence in an unselected sample of the general population, using the General Practice Research Database, was analysed...
  20. doi request reprint Risk and cumulative risk of stroke recurrence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Keerthi M Mohan
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, and Department of Elderly Care, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas Hospital, 7 Floor Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 42:1489-94. 2011
    ..Estimates of risk of stroke recurrence are widely variable and focused on the short- term. A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the pooled cumulative risk of stroke recurrence...
  21. doi request reprint Self-reported long-term needs after stroke
    Christopher McKevitt
    King s College London, Capital House 7th Floor, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 42:1398-403. 2011
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of self-reported need in community-dwelling stroke survivors across the United Kingdom...
  22. doi request reprint What are the social consequences of stroke for working-aged adults? A systematic review
    Katie Daniel
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 40:e431-40. 2009
    ..We aimed to identify the social consequences of stroke in working-aged adults, which might subsequently inform the development and evaluation of services for this group...
  23. doi request reprint A comparison of acute and long-term management of stroke patients in Barbados and South London
    Nigel C Smeeton
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and King s College London, London, UK
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:328-35. 2009
    ..To compare health care utilisation between stroke patients living in a middle-income country with similar patients in a high-income country in terms of the type and amount of health care received following a stroke...
  24. doi request reprint Differences in risk factors between black Caribbean patients with stroke in Barbados and South london
    Nigel C Smeeton
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Stroke 40:640-3. 2009
    ..Risk of stroke is higher in black Caribbeans in the United Kingdom compared with black Caribbeans in their country of origin. We investigated if these differences were caused by variations in prior-to-stroke risk factors...
  25. doi request reprint A comparison of outcome for stroke patients in Barbados and South London
    Nigel C Smeeton
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Int J Stroke 6:112-7. 2011
    ..Little is known about the poststroke outcome in Caribbean populations. We investigated differences in the activities of daily living, level of social activities, living circumstances and survival for stroke patients in Barbados and London...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hemorrhagic stroke in black Caribbean, black African, and white populations: the South London stroke register, 1995-2004
    Nigel C Smeeton
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 38:3133-8. 2007
    ..We estimated the incidence for primary intracerebral hemorrhage (PICH) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and the associated risk factors for BCs, BAs, and whites...
  27. doi request reprint Patterns of smoking cessation in the first 3 years after stroke: the South London Stroke Register
    Sharon P Ives
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:329-35. 2008
    ..Smoking is an established risk factor for stroke, with cessation recommended for secondary prevention. Little is known about patterns of smoking cessation after stroke...
  28. doi request reprint Stop Stroke: development of an innovative intervention to improve risk factor management after stroke
    Judith Redfern
    King s College London UK, Division of Health and Social Care Research, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 72:201-9. 2008
    ..The Framework outlines a five-phased approach from theory through to implementation of effective interventions. This paper reports Phases I-III of the development of a novel intervention to improve risk factor management after stroke...
  29. pmc Assessing the promise of user involvement in health service development: ethnographic study
    Nina Fudge
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London
    BMJ 336:313-7. 2008
    ..To understand how the policy of user involvement is interpreted in health service organisations and to identify factors that influence how user involvement is put into practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Natural history of cognitive impairment after stroke and factors associated with its recovery
    Mehool Patel
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Clin Rehabil 17:158-66. 2003
    ..To describe the natural history of cognitive impairment following stroke over three years; determine factors associated with recovery of post-stroke cognitive impairment and examine the effect of this recovery on stroke outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint New-onset fecal incontinence after stroke: prevalence, natural history, risk factors, and impact
    Danielle Harari
    Department of Healthcare of the Elderly, Guy s and St Thomas Hospitals Trust, London, UK
    Stroke 34:144-50. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence, natural history, associations, and impact of new-onset FI after stroke...
  32. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and stroke
    Anna M Cox
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Lancet Neurol 5:181-8. 2006
    ..Understanding the causal associations between socioeconomic status and stroke will allow interventions to be appropriately targeted and assessed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health care follow-up after stroke: opportunities for secondary prevention
    Judith Redfern
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital Trust, London, UK
    Fam Pract 19:378-82. 2002
    ..Little is known about health service follow-up of patients after stroke or, consequently, the opportunities for providing secondary prevention to patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Development of complex interventions in stroke care: a systematic review
    Judith Redfern
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, Kings College London, 7th Floor Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 37:2410-9. 2006
    ..This study uses the Framework to review complex interventions in stroke care...
  35. pmc Provision of acute stroke care and associated factors in a multiethnic population: prospective study with the South London Stroke Register
    Juliet Addo
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, London, UK
    BMJ 342:d744. 2011
    ..To investigate time trends in receipt of effective acute stroke care and to determine the factors associated with provision of care...
  36. doi request reprint Stroke in the young: access to care and outcome; a Western versus eastern European perspective
    Ajay Bhalla
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:360-5. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the provision of stroke care and the factors associated with 3-month mortality and disability (Barthel Index 0-14) in patients younger than 55 years across Western and Eastern Europe...
  37. doi request reprint Homocysteine and its relationship to stroke subtypes in a UK black population: the south London ethnicity and stroke study
    Usman Khan
    Centre for Clinical Neuroscience, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Stroke 39:2943-9. 2008
    ..We determined the association between homocysteine and stroke subtypes, especially SVD, in a well-phenotyped UK cohort of black stroke patients compared to community controls...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment after stroke: clinical determinants and its associations with long-term stroke outcomes
    Mehool D Patel
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Guy s, Kings, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, England
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:700-6. 2002
    ..To identify factors that were associated with cognitive impairment 3 months after stroke, and to examine the associations of cognitive impairment with stroke outcomes up to 4 years after stroke...
  39. pmc Innovations in major system reconfiguration in England: a study of the effectiveness, acceptability and processes of implementation of two models of stroke care
    Naomi Fulop
    Department of Applied Health Research, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB, United Kingdom
    Implement Sci 8:5. 2013
    ..We will examine whether the changes have delivered improvements in quality of care and patient outcomes; and, in light of this, whether the significant extra financial investment represented good value for money...
  40. doi request reprint Incidence of aetiological subtypes of stroke in a multi-ethnic population based study: the South London Stroke Register
    Cother Hajat
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:527-33. 2011
    ..Although risk factors for stroke are known to differ between these populations, few population studies have reported on the risk of aetiological stroke subtypes in black ethnic populations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Reading to stroke unit patients: perceived impact and potential of an innovative arts based therapy
    Maria Higgins
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1391-8. 2005
    ..This study investigated the delivery of an arts based intervention to stroke patients and sought users' and professionals' views of any perceived benefits...
  42. ncbi request reprint Incidence and case fatality rates of first-ever stroke in a black Caribbean population: the Barbados Register of Strokes
    David O C Corbin
    Chronic Disease Research Centre Tropical Medicine Research Institute and School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies, Barbados
    Stroke 35:1254-8. 2004
    ..We aimed to document the incidence of first-ever stroke in Barbados, a Caribbean island with a population of 268,000 people...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the clinical presentation, resource use, and 3-month outcome of acute stroke in Europe: data from a multicenter multinational hospital-based registry
    Antonio Di Carlo
    Institute of Neurosciences, ILSA Study, Italian National Research Council, Florence, Italy
    Stroke 34:1114-9. 2003
    ..The information on the existence of sex differences in management of stroke patients is scarce. We evaluated whether sex differences may influence clinical presentation, resource use, and outcome of stroke in a European multicenter study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association between diabetes and stroke subtype on survival and functional outcome 3 months after stroke: data from the European BIOMED Stroke Project
    Salah Eddine Megherbi
    Stroke Registry of Dijon, Faculty of Medicine of Dijon, Burgundy University, Dijon, France
    Stroke 34:688-94. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate stroke features, prognosis, and functional outcome in patients with diabetes compared with patients without diabetes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcome of subtypes of ischemic stroke. Data from a multicenter multinational hospital-based registry. The European Community Stroke Project
    Antonio Di Carlo
    Institute of Neurosciences, ILSA Study, Italian National Research Council, Viale Morgagni 46 48, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 244:143-50. 2006
    ..Information on determinants and prognosis of ischemic stroke subtypes is scarce. We aimed at evaluating risk factors, pathogenesis, treatment and outcome of different ischemic stroke subtypes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Selective risk factors profiles and outcomes among patients with stroke and history of prior myocardial infarction. The European Community Stroke Project
    Anna Maria Basile
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 264:87-92. 2008
    ..Whether this depends on a greater stroke severity is still uncertain. The aim of the study was to assess the effect of previous MI on characteristics and outcome of stroke in a large hospital cohort of patients...