Chris Griffiths

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc DHCR7 mutations linked to higher vitamin D status allowed early human migration to northern latitudes
    Valerie Kuan
    Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 13:144. 2013
  2. pmc Withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in people with COPD in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Aklak B Choudhury
    Centre for Health Sciences, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Barts and The London, 2 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK
    Respir Res 8:93. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Educational outreach to promote screening for tuberculosis in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Chris Griffiths
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Lancet 369:1528-34. 2007
  4. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a lay-led self-management programme for Bangladeshi patients with chronic disease
    Chris Griffiths
    Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Health, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University
    Br J Gen Pract 55:831-7. 2005
  5. pmc How effective are expert patient (lay led) education programmes for chronic disease?
    Chris Griffiths
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT
    BMJ 334:1254-6. 2007
  6. pmc Specialist nurse intervention to reduce unscheduled asthma care in a deprived multiethnic area: the east London randomised controlled trial for high risk asthma (ELECTRA)
    Chris Griffiths
    Centre for General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Community Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Medical Sciences, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London E1 4NS
    BMJ 328:144. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of changes in practice following peer review in the National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project
    Carol Rivas
    Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 25:91-105. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Is patient involvement possible when decisions involve scarce resources? A qualitative study of decision-making in primary care
    Ian Rees Jones
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:93-102. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Inadequate vitamin D status in pregnancy: evidence for supplementation
    Sarah Finer
    Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:159-63. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint With an attack I associate it more with going into hospital: understandings of asthma and psychosocial stressors; are they related to use of services?
    Ian Rees Jones
    School of Social Sciences, Bangor University, Neuadd Ogwen, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:765-75. 2008

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Publications17

  1. pmc DHCR7 mutations linked to higher vitamin D status allowed early human migration to northern latitudes
    Valerie Kuan
    Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 13:144. 2013
    ..We then explored the length of haplotypes in chromosomes to confirm recent positive selection...
  2. pmc Withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in people with COPD in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Aklak B Choudhury
    Centre for Health Sciences, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Barts and The London, 2 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK
    Respir Res 8:93. 2007
    ..Most COPD patients are managed in primary care and receive ICS long-term and irrespective of severity. The effect of withdrawing ICS from COPD patients in primary care is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Educational outreach to promote screening for tuberculosis in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Chris Griffiths
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Lancet 369:1528-34. 2007
    ..Uncertainty surrounds the effect of public-health control options. We therefore aimed to assess a programme to promote screening for tuberculosis in a UK primary health care district...
  4. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a lay-led self-management programme for Bangladeshi patients with chronic disease
    Chris Griffiths
    Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Health, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University
    Br J Gen Pract 55:831-7. 2005
    ..We report the first randomised trial of a lay-led self-management programme - the Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP) (Expert Patient Programme) - in a south Asian group...
  5. pmc How effective are expert patient (lay led) education programmes for chronic disease?
    Chris Griffiths
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT
    BMJ 334:1254-6. 2007
  6. pmc Specialist nurse intervention to reduce unscheduled asthma care in a deprived multiethnic area: the east London randomised controlled trial for high risk asthma (ELECTRA)
    Chris Griffiths
    Centre for General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Community Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Medical Sciences, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London E1 4NS
    BMJ 328:144. 2004
    ..To determine whether asthma specialist nurses, using a liaison model of care, reduce unscheduled care in a deprived multiethnic area...
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of changes in practice following peer review in the National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project
    Carol Rivas
    Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 25:91-105. 2012
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  8. ncbi request reprint Is patient involvement possible when decisions involve scarce resources? A qualitative study of decision-making in primary care
    Ian Rees Jones
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:93-102. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to understand micro-decision-making, in particular the spaces in which processes of implicit categorisation lead to distorted communication between doctor and patient...
  9. doi request reprint Inadequate vitamin D status in pregnancy: evidence for supplementation
    Sarah Finer
    Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:159-63. 2012
    ..Current clinical guidelines for vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy are discussed in the context of the available evidence. The need for robust randomized controlled trials to address areas of existing uncertainty is highlighted...
  10. ncbi request reprint With an attack I associate it more with going into hospital: understandings of asthma and psychosocial stressors; are they related to use of services?
    Ian Rees Jones
    School of Social Sciences, Bangor University, Neuadd Ogwen, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:765-75. 2008
    ..Policy interventions aimed at reducing 'unnecessary' admissions will need to be tailored to the psychosocial circumstances and health beliefs of vulnerable patient groups...
  11. pmc The new tuberculosis: raised awareness of tuberculosis is vital in general practice
    Chris Griffiths
    Br J Gen Pract 57:94-5. 2007
  12. pmc Ethical principles and the rationing of health care: a qualitative study in general practice
    Lee Berney
    Research Fellow, Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, University of London
    Br J Gen Pract 55:620-5. 2005
    ..Researching sensitive topics, such as the rationing of treatments and denial of care, raises a number of ethical and methodological problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Asthma and panic: scope for intervention?
    Mike Thomas
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1197-8. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Tackling ethnic inequalities in asthma. We now need results
    Aziz Sheikh
    Respir Med 99:381-3. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Zero tolerance for domestic violence
    Gene Feder
    Lancet 365:120. 2005
  16. pmc Boosting uptake of influenza immunisation: a randomised controlled trial of telephone appointing in general practice
    Sally Hull
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Queen Mary College, London
    Br J Gen Pract 52:712-6. 2002
    ..Almost all influenza immunisation in the UK is done within general practice. Current evidence on the effectiveness of patient reminders for all types of immunisation programmes is largely based on North American studies...