Christopher M Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Introducing the national COPD resources and outcomes project
    Robert A Stone
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:173. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Co-morbidities and 90-day outcomes in hospitalized COPD exacerbations
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Standards Department, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    COPD 8:354-61. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Acidosis, non-invasive ventilation and mortality in hospitalised COPD exacerbations
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 66:43-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project--a feasibility study of large-scale clinical service peer review
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians and Professor, Medical Education Queen Mary University of London Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:927-32. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Clinician perceived good practice in end-of-life care for patients with COPD
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians of London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 22:855-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A randomized trial of peer review: the UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project: three-year evaluation
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:599-605. 2012
  7. pmc UK National COPD Audit 2003: Impact of hospital resources and organisation of care on patient outcome following admission for acute COPD exacerbation
    L C Price
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Thorax 61:837-42. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial of peer review: the UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians
    Clin Med 10:223-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Changes in NHS organization of care and management of hospital admissions with COPD exacerbations between the national COPD audits of 2003 and 2008
    P M George
    Chest and Allergy Department, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    QJM 104:859-66. 2011
  10. pmc Evidence for a link between mortality in acute COPD and hospital type and resources
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 58:947-9. 2003

Collaborators

  • Robert A Stone
  • P M George
  • D Lowe
  • L C Price
  • N A Pursey
  • R J Buckingham
  • K Anstey
  • M G Pearson
  • H S R Hosker

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Introducing the national COPD resources and outcomes project
    Robert A Stone
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:173. 2009
    ..We report baseline data on the organisation of COPD care in UK NHS hospitals participating in the National COPD Resources and Outcomes Project (NCROP)...
  2. doi request reprint Co-morbidities and 90-day outcomes in hospitalized COPD exacerbations
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Standards Department, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    COPD 8:354-61. 2011
    ..Recognition of relevant accompanying diseases at admission provides an opportunity for specific interventions that may improve short-term prognosis...
  3. doi request reprint Acidosis, non-invasive ventilation and mortality in hospitalised COPD exacerbations
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 66:43-8. 2011
    ..Reports of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) use in clinical practice reveal higher mortality rates than in corresponding randomised clinical trials...
  4. doi request reprint The UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project--a feasibility study of large-scale clinical service peer review
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians and Professor, Medical Education Queen Mary University of London Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:927-32. 2010
    ..The initial phase of this study was to assess the feasibility and determine the practicalities of delivering such a peer review programme on a large scale...
  5. doi request reprint Clinician perceived good practice in end-of-life care for patients with COPD
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians of London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 22:855-8. 2008
    ..These data may help to inform the debate leading to the development of standards in end-of-life care for patients with COPD...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized trial of peer review: the UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project: three-year evaluation
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:599-605. 2012
    ..Change within the National Health Service (NHS) can take a prolonged period--1-2 years--to occur. We report here a 3-year evaluation of the largest randomized trial of peer review ever conducted in the UK...
  7. pmc UK National COPD Audit 2003: Impact of hospital resources and organisation of care on patient outcome following admission for acute COPD exacerbation
    L C Price
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Thorax 61:837-42. 2006
    ..Previous audits have shown wide variability in the length of stay and mortality between units not explained by patient factors. This study aimed to explore associations between resources and organisation of care and patient outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial of peer review: the UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians
    Clin Med 10:223-7. 2010
    ..Its longer term benefits and cost effectiveness require further study. The generic findings of this study have potential implications for the application of peer review throughout the NHS...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in NHS organization of care and management of hospital admissions with COPD exacerbations between the national COPD audits of 2003 and 2008
    P M George
    Chest and Allergy Department, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    QJM 104:859-66. 2011
    ..The 2003 UK Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) audit revealed wide variability between hospital units in care delivered...
  10. pmc Evidence for a link between mortality in acute COPD and hospital type and resources
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 58:947-9. 2003
    ..This pilot study examined the hypothesis as a factor to be included in a future national audit programme...
  11. pmc Clinical audit indicators of outcome following admission to hospital with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 57:137-41. 2002
    ..Identification of the main pre-admission predictors of outcome may be used to control for confounding factors in population characteristics when comparing performance between units...
  12. ncbi request reprint Audit of acute admissions of COPD: standards of care and management in the hospital setting
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 17:343-9. 2001
    ..The substantial variation in the process of care between hospitals is strong evidence that it is possible for other centres with poorer performance to improve their levels of care...