J A Roberts
Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Trends in influenza vaccination uptake among people aged over 74 years, 1997-2000: survey of 73 general practices in BritainElizabeth Breeze
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Fam Pract 5:8. 2004....
- The infectious intestinal disease study of England: a prospective evaluation of symptoms and health care use after an acute episodeP Cumberland
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Epidemiol Infect 130:453-60. 2003..Diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome may be more likely following IID. The burden of IID is likely to be considerable given its high incidence and the frequency of such sequelae...
- "Getting ahead of the curve": a strategy and its implementationJ A Roberts
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
Lancet Infect Dis 2:205-6. 2002
- The study of infectious intestinal disease in England: socio-economic impactJ A Roberts
Collaborative Centre for Economics of Infectious Disease, Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Epidemiol Infect 130:1-11. 2003..The estimated cost of IID in England was Pound Sterling743m expressed in 1994/5 prices. The costs of IID are considerable and the duration of the illness was found to be longer than previous reports have suggested...
- A study of infectious intestinal disease in England: plan and methods of data collectionD Sethi
Epidemiology and Medical Care Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Commun Dis Public Health 2:101-7. 1999..The characteristics associated with low enrollment and compliance must be considered in the interpretation of the main study results...
- Validation of influenza and pneumococcal vaccine status in adults based on self-reportP Mangtani
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Epidemiol Infect 135:139-43. 2007..The study also confirms that self-report of influenza vaccination could be relied upon if rapid knowledge of uptake is required...
- Virtual outreach: economic evaluation of joint teleconsultations for patients referred by their general practitioner for a specialist opinionP B Jacklin
Department of Public Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1 7HT
BMJ 327:84. 2003....
- Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis in England: costs to patients, their families, and primary and community health services of the NHSA C Santos
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Epidemiol Infect 139:742-53. 2011..5 million. Work-time lost and caring activities are cost categories that are not frequently investigated within the infectious intestinal disease literature, although they represent an important societal cost...
- The economic aspects of hepatitis C-- implications for haemophiliaJ A Roberts
Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Haemophilia 5:402-9. 1999....
- An economic model to assess the cost and benefits of the routine use of silver alloy coated urinary catheters to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections in catheterized patientsR Plowman
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
J Hosp Infect 48:33-42. 2001..4% reduction in catheterized surgical patients, would cover the cost of the intervention. Any further reduction in incidence would result in net positive benefits...
- The rate and cost of hospital-acquired infections occurring in patients admitted to selected specialties of a district general hospital in England and the national burden imposedR Plowman
Infection Control Unit, Laboratory of Hospital Infection, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, UK
J Hosp Infect 47:198-209. 2001..26 pounds; 1080.97 million pounds) per annum. The results presented represent the gross economic benefits that might accrue if these infections are prevented. Further research is required to establish the net benefits of prevention...
- A study of infectious intestinal disease in England: risk factors associated with group A rotavirus in childrenD Sethi
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England, UK
Epidemiol Infect 126:63-70. 2001..05). CONCLUSIONS: Contact with persons with IID, living in rented council housing and accommodation with fewer rooms, were significant risk factors for sporadic rotavirus IID in children whereas breast feeding is protective in infants...
- Systematic review of isolation policies in the hospital management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a review of the literature with epidemiological and economic modellingB S Cooper
Academic Department of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University of London, London, UK
Health Technol Assess 7:1-194. 2003..The studies with the strongest evidence, together with the results of the modelling, provide testable hypotheses for future research. Guidelines to facilitate design of future research are produced...
- Cost-effectiveness of different MRSA screening methodsT Kunori
Public Health and Policy Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
J Hosp Infect 51:189-200. 2002..However, this and other models should aid the debate and development of more cost-effective screening strategies given the lack of standardization or agreement concerning so many of the variables within the UK and elsewhere...
- The funding and organization of infection control in NHS hospital trusts: a study of infection control professionals' viewsB Croxson
The Treasury, PO Box 3724, Wellington, New Zealand
Health Serv Manage Res 16:71-84. 2003..It is clear that recent government announcements that increased effort will be made to support local structures and thereby improve the control of hospital acquired infection are to be welcomed...
- The study of infectious intestinal disease in England: risk factors for cases of infectious intestinal disease with Campylobacter jejuni infectionL C Rodrigues
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Epidemiol Infect 127:185-93. 2001..The potential effect of diet in reducing the risk of campylobacteriosis requires exploration...
- The ORION statement: guidelines for transparent reporting of outbreak reports and intervention studies of nosocomial infectionS P Stone
Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 59:833-40. 2007..Journals and research councils are strongly recommended to incorporate it into their submission and reviewing processes. Feedback to the authors is encouraged and the statement will be revised in 2 years...
- A multi-centre randomised controlled trial of minimally invasive direct coronary bypass grafting versus percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty with stenting for proximal stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary arteryB C Reeves
Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK
Health Technol Assess 8:1-43. 2004..Future primary research should focus on this comparison. Other small trials of PTCA versus MIDCAB have now finished and a more conclusive answer to the original objective could be provided by a systematic review...