A MacDonald

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance feedback of hand hygiene, using alcohol gel as the skin decontaminant, reduces the number of inpatients newly affected by MRSA and antibiotic costs
    A MacDonald
    The Lister Hospital, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Hosp Infect 56:56-63. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint No unique role for nausea attributed to eating a food in the recalled acquisition of sensory aversion for that food
    R C Knibb
    Nutritional Psychology Research Group, University of Birmingham, UK
    Appetite 36:225-34. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Do supervised colorectal trainees differ from consultants in terms of quality of TME surgery?
    S Maslekar
    Academic Surgical Unit, University of Hull, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, UK
    Colorectal Dis 8:790-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of stoma-related complications
    I Robertson
    Department of Surgery, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, UK
    Colorectal Dis 7:279-85. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Care homes and dementia
    A MacDonald
    Aging Ment Health 9:91-2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Thirty-day mortality from colorectal cancer surgery within a deprived population
    P Glen
    Department of Surgery, Monklands District General Hospital, Aidrie, UK
    Colorectal Dis 7:193-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Home enteral feeding audit
    S Evans
    Department of Dietetics, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 17:537-42. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Is breast best? Is early solid feeding harmful?
    A MacDonald
    Dietetic Department, Children s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH, England
    J R Soc Promot Health 123:169-74. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional characterization of alpha1-adrenoceptor subtypes in human subcutaneous resistance arteries
    Y P Jarajapu
    Vascular Assessment Unit, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 299:729-34. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The birth of a specialty: the first ten thousand patients of an old age psychiatry service
    A MacDonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, U K
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:53-63. 2007

Collaborators

  • A Wilson
  • John Gunn
  • E Murphy
  • A Sharma
  • S Burton
  • S Maslekar
  • P Glen
  • L Donnelly
  • I Robertson
  • S Evans
  • R C Knibb
  • Y P Jarajapu
  • J R T Monson
  • J E Hartley
  • M F Simpson
  • M Spiers
  • E Leung
  • I Mackenzie
  • S Leonard
  • D Hughes
  • C Holden
  • I W Booth
  • A Renwick
  • J C McGrath
  • A M Armstrong
  • C Hillier
  • F Johnston
  • D M Smith
  • R G Platts
  • C Berry
  • D A Booth

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance feedback of hand hygiene, using alcohol gel as the skin decontaminant, reduces the number of inpatients newly affected by MRSA and antibiotic costs
    A MacDonald
    The Lister Hospital, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Hosp Infect 56:56-63. 2004
    ..05), and in the use of teicoplanin, suggesting that performance feedback of hand hygiene reduces nosocomial MRSA infection rates and antibiotic use...
  2. ncbi request reprint No unique role for nausea attributed to eating a food in the recalled acquisition of sensory aversion for that food
    R C Knibb
    Nutritional Psychology Research Group, University of Birmingham, UK
    Appetite 36:225-34. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Do supervised colorectal trainees differ from consultants in terms of quality of TME surgery?
    S Maslekar
    Academic Surgical Unit, University of Hull, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, UK
    Colorectal Dis 8:790-4. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine whether quality of excision undertaken by colorectal trainees under supervision was comparable with that performed by consultants, as measured using mesorectal grades...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of stoma-related complications
    I Robertson
    Department of Surgery, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, UK
    Colorectal Dis 7:279-85. 2005
    ..The aim of this audit was to examine prospectively whether there was any difference in the complication rates at different time-points during the postoperative follow up period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Care homes and dementia
    A MacDonald
    Aging Ment Health 9:91-2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Thirty-day mortality from colorectal cancer surgery within a deprived population
    P Glen
    Department of Surgery, Monklands District General Hospital, Aidrie, UK
    Colorectal Dis 7:193-5. 2005
    ..Deprivation category was not one of the data sets used in predicting mortality and was not included in formulating this model. We wished to assess if the model was applicable to a population with high deprivation category scores...
  7. ncbi request reprint Home enteral feeding audit
    S Evans
    Department of Dietetics, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 17:537-42. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Is breast best? Is early solid feeding harmful?
    A MacDonald
    Dietetic Department, Children s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH, England
    J R Soc Promot Health 123:169-74. 2003
    ..However, in the UK breastfeeding prevalence is low and solids are introduced early for the majority of infants and much can be done to positively encourage and support all mothers to continue breastfeeding for a longer period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional characterization of alpha1-adrenoceptor subtypes in human subcutaneous resistance arteries
    Y P Jarajapu
    Vascular Assessment Unit, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 299:729-34. 2001
    ..The physiological role of this subtype in the maintenance of peripheral arterial resistance is yet to be confirmed...
  10. ncbi request reprint The birth of a specialty: the first ten thousand patients of an old age psychiatry service
    A MacDonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, U K
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:53-63. 2007
    ..There are few accounts of referrals to old age psychiatry services and no quantitative accounts of the referral patterns to such teams. We report on the first 10,000 patients newly referred to the first such service in the world...