Deepak Mahabir

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relational and management continuity survey in patients with multiple long-term conditions
    Martin Gulliford
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:67-74. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Cluster randomized trials utilizing primary care electronic health records: methodological issues in design, conduct, and analysis (eCRT Study)
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Trials 15:220. 2014
  3. pmc Impact of deprivation on occurrence, outcomes and health care costs of people with multiple morbidity
    Judith Charlton
    Research Associate, Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 18:215-23. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact and cost-effectiveness of a universal strategy to promote physical activity in primary care: population-based cohort study and Markov model
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 15:341-51. 2014
  5. pmc Variability of antibiotic prescribing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations: a cohort study
    Rachael Boggon
    Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SZ, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 13:32. 2013
  6. pmc Potential application of item-response theory to interpretation of medical codes in electronic patient records
    Alex Dregan
    Division of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:168. 2011
  7. pmc DIABRISK-SL prevention of cardio-metabolic disease with life style modification in young urban Sri Lankan's--study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mahen Wijesuriya
    Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka, National Diabetes Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Trials 12:209. 2011
  8. 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
  9. pmc The 18 Household Food Security Survey items provide valid food security classifications for adults and children in the Caribbean
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:26. 2006
  10. pmc Cluster randomised trial in the General Practice Research Database: 1. Electronic decision support to reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care (eCRT study)
    Martin C Gulliford
    Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, UK
    Trials 12:115. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Relational and management continuity survey in patients with multiple long-term conditions
    Martin Gulliford
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:67-74. 2011
    ..To quantify problems of relational and management continuity of care in patients with multiple long-term conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cluster randomized trials utilizing primary care electronic health records: methodological issues in design, conduct, and analysis (eCRT Study)
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Trials 15:220. 2014
    ..This paper reports on the methodological issues identified during the implementation of two cluster randomized trials using the electronic health records of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)...
  3. pmc Impact of deprivation on occurrence, outcomes and health care costs of people with multiple morbidity
    Judith Charlton
    Research Associate, Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 18:215-23. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the impact of deprivation on the occurrence, health outcomes and health care costs of people with multiple morbidity in England...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact and cost-effectiveness of a universal strategy to promote physical activity in primary care: population-based cohort study and Markov model
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 15:341-51. 2014
    ..This study aimed to estimate the cost-effectiveness of a universal strategy to promote physical activity in primary care...
  5. pmc Variability of antibiotic prescribing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations: a cohort study
    Rachael Boggon
    Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SZ, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 13:32. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Potential application of item-response theory to interpretation of medical codes in electronic patient records
    Alex Dregan
    Division of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:168. 2011
    ..This study asked whether the properties of medical codes in electronic patient records may be characterised through the application of item response theory models...
  7. pmc DIABRISK-SL prevention of cardio-metabolic disease with life style modification in young urban Sri Lankan's--study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mahen Wijesuriya
    Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka, National Diabetes Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Trials 12:209. 2011
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. pmc The 18 Household Food Security Survey items provide valid food security classifications for adults and children in the Caribbean
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:26. 2006
    ..We tested the properties of the 18 Household Food Security Survey (HFSS) items, and the validity of the resulting food security classifications, in an English-speaking middle-income country...
  10. pmc Cluster randomised trial in the General Practice Research Database: 1. Electronic decision support to reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care (eCRT study)
    Martin C Gulliford
    Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, UK
    Trials 12:115. 2011
    ..The protocol describes one application: a study of antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection; a second protocol outlines an intervention in a less frequent chronic condition of public health importance, stroke...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-administration of a food security scale by adolescents: item functioning, socio-economic position and food intakes
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:853-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of a six-item food security scale when self-administered by adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intraclass correlation coefficient and outcome prevalence are associated in clustered binary data
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:246-51. 2005
    ..To describe the association between values for a proportion and the intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased utilization of primary care 5 years before diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a matched cohort study
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 28:47-52. 2005
    ..To determine whether case subjects who were later diagnosed with type 2 diabetes utilized primary care differently from control subjects who remained free from diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of different definitions of hypertension for type 2 diabetes
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:361-6. 2006
    ..We compared the classifications obtained using different definitions for 'hypertension'...
  15. doi request reprint Is relative mortality of type 2 diabetes mellitus decreasing?
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 169:455-61. 2009
    ..Relative mortality of type 2 diabetes appears to be decreasing in men and women in the United Kingdom...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes diagnosis, resource utilization, and health outcomes
    Martin C Gulliford
    King s College London, Public Health Sciences, Capital House, London, UK
    Am J Manag Care 14:32-8. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of a clinical diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM) on healthcare utilization and health outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and intermediate outcomes of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Fam Pract 24:245-51. 2007
    ..The relevance of continuity of care in chronic illness is uncertain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Achievement of metabolic targets for diabetes by English primary care practices under a new system of incentives
    M C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, UK
    Diabet Med 24:505-11. 2007
    ..To analyse achievement of metabolic targets by English general practices following the introduction of a new system of incentives...
  19. pmc Selection of medical diagnostic codes for analysis of electronic patient records. Application to stroke in a primary care database
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    PLoS ONE 4:e7168. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the relevance of different codes for the identification of acute stroke in a primary care database, and to evaluate trends in the use of different codes over time...
  20. pmc Measuring continuity of care in diabetes mellitus: an experience-based measure
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care, Research, King s College, London, UK
    Ann Fam Med 4:548-55. 2006
    ..Continuity is an important attribute of health care, but appropriate measures are not currently available. We developed an experience-based measure of continuity of care in type 2 diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of diabetes associated with prescribed glucocorticoids in a large population
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London School of Medicine, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London, SE1 3QD, U K
    Diabetes Care 29:2728-9. 2006
  22. pmc Declining 1-year case-fatality of stroke and increasing coverage of vascular risk management: population-based cohort study
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:416-22. 2010
    ..The authors estimated trends in 1-year case-fatality of stroke in relation to changes in vascular risk management from 1997 to 2005...
  23. ncbi request reprint What is 'continuity of care'?
    Martin Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:248-50. 2006
    ..A full consideration of continuity of care should therefore cover both of these distinct perspectives, exploring how these come together to enhance the patient-centredness of care...
  24. pmc Family practices' achievement of diabetes quality of care targets and risk of screen-detected diabetic retinopathy
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e10424. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether family practices' achievement of diabetes quality of care targets is associated with diabetic retinal disease in registered patients...
  25. doi request reprint Socio-economic and ethnic inequalities in diabetes retinal screening
    M C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, UK
    Diabet Med 27:282-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to quantify socio-economic and ethnic inequalities in diabetes retinal screening...
  26. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity, weight control practices and body mass index in adolescents
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:570-4. 2006
    ..We investigated whether experienced food insecurity was associated with weight control behaviour of adolescents...
  27. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome up to 10 years before diagnosis of diabetes
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 29:1929-30. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in antihypertensive and lipid-lowering therapy in subjects with type II diabetes: clinical effectiveness or clinical discretion?
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 19:111-7. 2005
    ..A more consistent approach to drug selection might be associated with improved patient outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low rates of detection and treatment of hypertension among current cigarette smokers
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 15:771-3. 2001
    ..23, 1.06 to 1.42, P = 0.006) or treated for high BP (odds ratio 1.25, 1.06 to 1.47, P = 0.009). Detection and treatment of high BP are particularly relevant in subjects who continue to smoke...
  30. ncbi request reprint Free school meals and children's social and nutritional status in Trinidad and Tobago
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:625-30. 2002
    ..To evaluate the provision of free school meals in Trinidad and Tobago in relation to children's social and nutritional status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diabetic foot disease and foot care in a Caribbean community
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, SE1 3QD, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 56:35-40. 2002
    ..Diabetic foot disease is common but care practices predispose to foot injury. Implementation of a strategy to improve care of the feet is needed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity and skinfold thicknesses of children of African or Indian descent in Trinidad and Tobago
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 30:989-98. 2001
    ..To evaluate distribution of body mass index (BMI) and subcutaneous fat in children of African or Indian subcontinent descent living in Trinidad and Tobago...
  33. pmc Selective decrease in consultations and antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in UK primary care up to 2006
    Martin Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:512-20. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate trends in primary care consultations and antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in the UK from 1997 to 2006...
  34. ncbi request reprint Utilisation of private care by public primary care clinic attenders with diabetes: relationship to health status and social factors
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, GKT School of Medicine, Kings College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:1045-56. 2001
    ..After adjusting for health status, there was evidence for horizontal inequity in access to private care in relation to household amenities and composition...
  35. ncbi request reprint Determinants of glycated haemoglobin in the general population: associations with diet, alcohol and cigarette smoking
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, GKT School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:615-23. 2001
    ..We evaluated cigarette smoking, alcohol intake and consumption of different foods as determinants of glycated haemoglobin in a general population sample...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluating variations in medical practice between government primary care health centres
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, GKT School of Medicine, Kings College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, SE1 3QD, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:511-7. 2001
    ..18 (95% confidence interval 0.27 to 2.09) more processes of care. Delivery of medical care varied among the health centres and those with higher staffing levels provided more processes of care...
  37. ncbi request reprint A five-year evaluation of intervention in diabetes care in Trinidad and Tobago
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, UK
    Diabet Med 16:939-45. 1999
    ..To evaluate an intervention to improve diabetes care in government-run heath centres in Trinidad and Tobago over 5 years...
  38. ncbi request reprint Availability of primary care doctors and population health in England: is there an association?
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SEI 3QD
    J Public Health Med 24:252-4. 2002
    ..This paper reports an ecological analysis that evaluated whether population health was associated with general practitioner (GP) supply in England...
  39. pmc Cigarette smoking, health status, socio-economic status and access to health care in diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional survey
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:4. 2003
    ..In diabetes mellitus, cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality and microvascular complications. We evaluated cigarette smoking in people with diabetes mellitus in a socio-economically deprived area...
  40. ncbi request reprint Mortality in type 2 diabetic subjects prescribed metformin and sulphonylurea drugs in combination: cohort study
    Martin Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 20:239-45. 2004
    ..We compared mortality in subjects treated either with metformin or sulphonylurea drugs alone, or in combination...
  41. ncbi request reprint Commentary: epidemiological transition and socioeconomic inequalities in blood pressure in Jamaica
    Martin Gulliford
    Public Health Sciences, King s College London
    Int J Epidemiol 32:408-9. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Variations in glucose self-monitoring during oral hypoglycaemic therapy in primary care
    M Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Diabet Med 21:685-90. 2004
    ..To describe the prescription of glucose self-monitoring materials in the first 12 months after initiation of oral hypoglycaemic therapy...
  43. pmc Reliability and validity of a short form household food security scale in a Caribbean community
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London
    BMC Public Health 4:22. 2004
    ..We evaluated the reliability and validity of the short form household food security scale in a different setting from the one in which it was developed...
  44. pmc Availability and structure of primary medical care services and population health and health care indicators in England
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, Capital House, SE1 3QD UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:12. 2004
    ..We evaluated whether measures of the supply and structure of primary medical services are associated with health and health care indicators after adjusting for confounding...
  45. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality in blood pressure and its determinants: cross-sectional data from Trinidad and Tobago
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 18:61-70. 2004
    ..This is associated with body mass index, abdominal obesity and diabetes. There is no consistent association between education or income and blood pressure in men...
  46. ncbi request reprint Diabetes-related inequalities in health status and financial barriers to health care access in a population-based study
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 21:45-51. 2004
    ..We evaluated the relationship between diabetes, health status, household income and expenditure on health care in the general population in Trinidad...
  47. ncbi request reprint Why has antibiotic prescribing for respiratory illness declined in primary care? A longitudinal study using the General Practice Research Database
    Mark Ashworth
    GKT Department of General Practice, King s College London, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6SP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:268-74. 2004
    ..We aimed to investigate changes in consultation rates and the proportion of consultations with antibiotics prescribed for different types of respiratory tract infections...
  48. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity, food choices, and body mass index in adults: nutrition transition in Trinidad and Tobago
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Nutrition and Metabolism Division, Ministry of Health, Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago
    Int J Epidemiol 32:508-16. 2003
    ..This study evaluated whether food insecurity and obesity were associated in a population sample in Trinidad...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Effectiveness of earlier antenatal screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia in primary care: cluster randomised trial
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    King s College London, Psychology Department at Guy s, London SE1 9RT, United Kingdom
    BMJ 341:c5132. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of offering antenatal screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia in primary care as a way of facilitating earlier uptake of screening...
  51. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions and experiences of 'continuity of care' in diabetes
    Smriti Naithani
    Research Associate, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College, London, UK
    Health Expect 9:118-29. 2006
    ..Continuity of care' is an important aspect of quality. However, definitions are broad and existing models of continuity are not well grounded in empirical data...
  52. ncbi request reprint Relationship of health-related quality of life to symptom severity in diabetes mellitus: a study in Trinidad and Tobago
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Medicine, GKT School of Medicine, Kings College London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 52:773-80. 1999
    ..Our results provide standardised data for health related quality of life in relation to severity of illness from diabetes, these might be used to aid the evaluation of relevant interventions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Geographical and organisational variation in the structure of primary care services: implications for study design
    Geoffrey Adams
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:87-93. 2003
    ..To evaluate the extent to which structural variation between English general practices is accounted for at higher organisational levels in the National Health Service (NHS)...
  54. doi request reprint Experience of continuity of care of patients with multiple long-term conditions in England
    Luke Cowie
    Department of Public Health Sciences, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 14:82-7. 2009
    ..To examine patients' experiences of continuity of care in the context of different long-term conditions and models of care, and to explore implications for the future organization care of long-term conditions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Area deprivation and oral health in Scottish adults: a multilevel study
    Elizabeth Bower
    Department of Oral Health Services Research and Dental Public Health, King s College London Dental Institute, London, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:118-29. 2007
    ..To explore the association between area deprivation and adult oral health...
  56. pmc Impact on informed choice of offering antenatal sickle cell and thalassaemia screening in primary care: a randomized trial
    Katrina Brown
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT
    J Med Screen 18:65-75. 2011
    ..This study examined whether offering this screening in primary care at the time of pregnancy confirmation compromises women making informed choices. Design Partial factorial, cluster randomized controlled trial...
  57. pmc Incidence of common compressive neuropathies in primary care
    R Latinovic
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London SE1 1UL, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:263-5. 2006
    ..In 2000, operative treatment was undertaken for 31% of new presentations of carpal tunnel syndrome, 3% of Morton's metatarsalgia, and 30% of ulnar neuropathy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities and children's height in Trinidad and Tobago
    R J Rona
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:143-50. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to report the association of socio-economic factors with child's height...
  59. pmc Geographical inequalities in lung cancer management and survival in South East England: evidence of variation in access to oncology services?
    R H Jack
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, UK
    Br J Cancer 88:1025-31. 2003
    ..There was some evidence to suggest that these inequalities might be explained by variations in access to oncology services. Future studies should investigate the pathways and barriers to specialist care in this condition...
  60. ncbi request reprint What does 'access to health care' mean?
    Martin Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:186-8. 2002
    ..Equity of access may be measured in terms of the availability, utilisation or outcomes of services. Both horizontal and vertical dimensions of equity require consideration...
  61. pmc Maximising recruitment and retention of general practices in clinical trials: a case study
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Clinical Genetics, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:759-66, i-ii. 2008
    ..There is limited evidence regarding the factors that facilitate recruitment and retention of general practices in clinical trials. It is therefore pertinent to consider the factors that facilitate research in primary care...
  62. pmc The reliability of Cancer Registry records
    M C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Medicine, United Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 67:819-21. 1993
    ..Data concerning tumour stage did not clearly distinguish superficial from invasive tumours. Cancer registry data were found to be reliable except for tumour stage which may not be clearly documented in clinical records...
  63. doi request reprint Antenatal screening for haemoglobinopathies in primary care: a cohort study and cluster randomised trial to inform a simulation model. The Screening for Haemoglobinopathies in First Trimester (SHIFT) trial
    E Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-160. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of equity in diabetes health care in relation to African and Caribbean ethnicity
    James E Sedgwick
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, UK
    Ethn Health 8:121-33. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether black African and black Caribbean people with diabetes in the UK gain access to diabetes health care on an equitable basis compared with white people...
  65. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity and low income in an English inner city
    Richard S Tingay
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD
    J Public Health Med 25:156-9. 2003
    ..Low incomes may not provide the minimum requirements for healthy living. We evaluated experiences of food insecurity in relation to income in inner London...
  66. ncbi request reprint No association between immunization and Guillain-Barré syndrome in the United Kingdom, 1992 to 2000
    Richard A Hughes
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King s College London School of Medicine, Guy s Campus, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:1301-4. 2006
    ..Our goal was to determine whether immunization is associated with the incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Non-parametric bootstrap confidence intervals for the intraclass correlation coefficient
    Obioha C Ukoumunne
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, 5th Floor, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stat Med 22:3805-21. 2003
    ..Application of the bootstrap-t method to the variance stabilizing transformation of rho improved upon the performance of the standard bootstrap methods, providing close to nominal coverage...
  68. ncbi request reprint Explaining inequalities in access to treatment in lung cancer
    Ruth H Jack
    King s College London, Department of Public Health Services, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:573-82. 2006
    ..Geographical inequalities in lung cancer treatment and patient survival have been described. We hypothesized that lung cancer patients' access to treatment may be influenced by deprivation and the pathway to care...
  69. doi request reprint Hospital inpatients' experiences of access to food: a qualitative interview and observational study
    Smriti Naithani
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Expect 11:294-303. 2008
    ..However undernutrition is common and associated with a number of negative clinical outcomes. There is little information regarding food access from the patients' perspective...
  70. pmc Explaining the decline in early mortality in men and women with type 2 diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    Judith Charlton
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:1761-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that changing utilization of lipid-lowering, antihypertensive, and oral hypoglycemic drugs may be associated with trends in all-cause mortality in men and women with type 2 diabetes...
  71. pmc Alarm symptoms in early diagnosis of cancer in primary care: cohort study using General Practice Research Database
    Roger Jones
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, London SE1 6SP
    BMJ 334:1040. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between alarm symptoms and the subsequent diagnosis of cancer in a large population based study in primary care...
  72. ncbi request reprint Patterns of intra-cluster correlation from primary care research to inform study design and analysis
    Geoffrey Adams
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:785-94. 2004
    ..To provide information concerning the magnitude of the intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) for cluster-based studies set in primary care...
  73. ncbi request reprint A simulation study of odds ratio estimation for binary outcomes from cluster randomized trials
    Obioha C Ukoumunne
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Stat Med 26:3415-28. 2007
    ..For studies where the number of subjects per cluster is small and rho is large all cluster-level methods may perform poorly for studies with between 10 and 50 clusters per trial arm...
  74. ncbi request reprint Heritabilities and shared environmental effects were estimated from household clustering in national health survey data
    Catherine L Saunders
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1191-8. 2006
    ..We estimated shared genetic and shared environmental contributions to within-household correlation for anthropometric variables and cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  75. ncbi request reprint Sharing specialist skills for diabetes in an inner city: a comparison of two primary care organisations over 4 years
    Abdu Mohiddin
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:583-90. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of organizational change and sharing of specialist skills and information technology for diabetes in two primary care groups (PCGs) over 4 years...
  76. pmc Delay between pregnancy confirmation and sickle cell and [corrected] thalassaemia screening: a population-based cohort study
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:154-9. 2008
    ..Antenatal sickle cell and thalassaemia screening sometimes occurs too late to allow couples a choice regarding termination of affected fetuses. The target gestational age for offering the test in the UK is 10 weeks...
  77. ncbi request reprint Public health and human rights: questions from an epidemic in Prato
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom
    J Law Med 15:752-9. 2008
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