Aziz Sheikh

Summary

Affiliation: St George's Hospital Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc House dust mite avoidance measures for perennial allergic rhinitis: a systematic review of efficacy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE
    Br J Gen Pract 53:318-22. 2003
  2. pmc Food allergy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 325:1337. 2002
  3. pmc Topical treatments for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis: systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and effectiveness
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:451-6. 2004
  4. pmc Increasing hospital admissions for systemic allergic disorders in England: analysis of national admissions data
    Ramyani Gupta
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 327:1142-3. 2003
  5. pmc House dust mite barrier bedding for childhood asthma: randomised placebo controlled trial in primary care [ISRCTN63308372]
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 3:12. 2002
  6. pmc Itch, sneeze and wheeze: the genetics of atopic allergy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 95:14-7. 2002
  7. pmc Should UK allergy services focus on primary care?
    Mark L Levy
    BMJ 332:1347-8. 2006
  8. pmc Misconnecting for health: (lack of) advice for professionals on the safe use of mobile phone technology
    Hilary Pinnock
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:162-3. 2007
  9. pmc The Department of Health's research governance framework remains an impediment to multi-centre studies: findings from a national descriptive study
    Tara Kielmann
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
    J R Soc Med 100:234-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there any role for allergen avoidance in the primary prevention of childhood asthma?
    Onno C P van Schayck
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:1323-8. 2007

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Publications46

  1. pmc House dust mite avoidance measures for perennial allergic rhinitis: a systematic review of efficacy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE
    Br J Gen Pract 53:318-22. 2003
    ..No serious adverse effects were reported from the interventions...
  2. pmc Food allergy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 325:1337. 2002
  3. pmc Topical treatments for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis: systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and effectiveness
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:451-6. 2004
    ..Evidence for the effectiveness of topical treatments, in providing symptomatic relief from ocular allergy, remains uncertain...
  4. pmc Increasing hospital admissions for systemic allergic disorders in England: analysis of national admissions data
    Ramyani Gupta
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 327:1142-3. 2003
  5. pmc House dust mite barrier bedding for childhood asthma: randomised placebo controlled trial in primary care [ISRCTN63308372]
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 3:12. 2002
    ..We therefore aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of house dust mite barrier bedding in children with asthma treated in primary care...
  6. pmc Itch, sneeze and wheeze: the genetics of atopic allergy
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 95:14-7. 2002
  7. pmc Should UK allergy services focus on primary care?
    Mark L Levy
    BMJ 332:1347-8. 2006
  8. pmc Misconnecting for health: (lack of) advice for professionals on the safe use of mobile phone technology
    Hilary Pinnock
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:162-3. 2007
  9. pmc The Department of Health's research governance framework remains an impediment to multi-centre studies: findings from a national descriptive study
    Tara Kielmann
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
    J R Soc Med 100:234-8. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there any role for allergen avoidance in the primary prevention of childhood asthma?
    Onno C P van Schayck
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:1323-8. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc Comparison of reports of randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews in surgical journals: literature review
    Sukhmeet Singh Panesar
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:470-2. 2006
    ..Two reviewers systematically and independently hand searched all issues of these journals over a 12-month period to identify randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews...
  12. pmc Preventing development of allergic disorders in children
    Chantelle Anandan
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 333:485. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing allergy in primary care: are the history and clinical examination sufficient?
    Samantha Walker
    Prim Care Respir J 15:219-21. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Undergraduate allergy teaching in a UK medical school: mapping and assessment of an undergraduate curriculum
    Yasser Shehata
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:173-8. 2006
    ..Allergy services are currently being reviewed by the Scottish Executive and Department of Health for England...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seasonal allergic rhinitis is associated with a detrimental effect on examination performance in United Kingdom teenagers: case-control study
    Samantha Walker
    Education for Health, Warwick, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:381-7. 2007
    ..Seasonal allergic rhinitis is common globally, and symptoms have been shown to impair learning ability in children in laboratory conditions. Critical examinations in children are often held in the summer during the peak grass pollen season...
  16. pmc Hookah smoking
    Rashid Gatrad
    Manor Hospital, Walsall
    BMJ 335:20. 2007
  17. pmc Occupational dermatitis in a hairdresser
    Allison Worth
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 335:399. 2007
  18. pmc Trends in the epidemiology and prescribing of medication for allergic rhinitis in England
    Nazim Ghouri
    Ayr Hospital, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:466-72. 2008
    ..To investigate recent trends in the recorded incidence, lifetime prevalence and prescribing of symptom relief medication for allergic rhinitis in England...
  19. pmc Consultations for people from minority groups
    Aziz Sheikh
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 337:a273. 2008
  20. pmc Predicting cardiovascular risk in England and Wales: prospective derivation and validation of QRISK2
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 336:1475-82. 2008
    ....
  21. pmc Palliative Care Beyond Cancer: Care for all at the end of life
    Scott A Murray
    Primary Palliative Care Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 336:958-9. 2008
  22. doi request reprint Emergency treatment of anaphylactic reactions--guidelines for healthcare providers
    Jasmeet Soar
    Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
    Resuscitation 77:157-69. 2008
    ..There is a need for further research about the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of anaphylactic reactions...
  23. pmc Trends in national incidence, lifetime prevalence and adrenaline prescribing for anaphylaxis in England
    Aziz Sheikh
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh
    J R Soc Med 101:139-43. 2008
    ..Aim: To investigate recent trends in the recorded incidence, lifetime prevalence and prescribing of adrenaline for anaphylaxis in England...
  24. doi request reprint Information technology-based approaches to reducing repeat drug exposure in patients with known drug allergies
    Kathrin M Cresswell
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1112-1117.e7. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and pattern of alternative medicine use: the results of a household survey
    Eiad A Al-Faris
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 28:4-10. 2008
    ..Its popularity is on the increase. Because previous surveys were limited and not generalizable, we estimated the prevalence, pattern and factors associated with use of AM in the community...
  26. pmc Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a special interest service in the UK
    Mandy A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB41 6ST, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:62. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study is to explore the attitudes and views of stakeholders to the provision of a respiratory GPwSI service within the six PCTs in Leicester, UK...
  27. ncbi request reprint The IPCRG Guidelines: developing guidelines for managing chronic respiratory diseases in primary care
    C P Onno van Schayck
    Prim Care Respir J 15:1-4. 2006
  28. pmc Cost-effectiveness of telephone or surgery asthma reviews: economic analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 55:119-24. 2005
    ..Only about a third of people with asthma attend an annual review. Clinicians need to identify cost-effective ways to improve access and ensure regular review...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variations in UK asthma frequency, morbidity, and health-service use: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gopalakrishnan Netuveli
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Lancet 365:312-7. 2005
    ..We sought evidence of such ethnic variations in the UK for asthma frequency, morbidity, and health-services use, and to understand possible reasons for any differences...
  30. pmc Hajj: journey of a lifetime
    Abdul Rashid Gatrad
    Manor Hospital, Walsall WS2 9PS
    BMJ 330:133-7. 2005
  31. pmc Hospital chaplaincy units show bias towards Christianity
    Aziz Sheikh
    BMJ 329:626. 2004
  32. pmc Telephone consultations
    Josip Car
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ
    BMJ 326:966-9. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint The hygiene theory: fact or fiction?
    Aziz Sheikh
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:232-6. 2004
    ..The authors review recent evidence both for and against this hypothesis...
  34. pmc Persistent crying in babies
    A R Gatrad
    Manor Hospital, Walsall NHS Trust, Walsall WS2 2PS
    BMJ 328:330. 2004
  35. pmc Randomised controlled trials in primary care: scope and application
    Aziz Sheikh
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College School of Science, Technology and Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 52:746-51. 2002
    ..This information will, we hope, also prove useful to primary care clinicians attempting to interpret trial findings...
  36. pmc Palliative care in chronic illness
    Scott A Murray
    BMJ 330:611-2. 2005
  37. pmc Illness trajectories and palliative care
    Scott A Murray
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 330:1007-11. 2005
  38. pmc Telephone reviews of chronic illnesses
    Bernard Fernando
    Br J Gen Pract 56:141. 2006
  39. pmc Topical antibiotics for acute bacterial conjunctivitis: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis update
    Aziz Sheikh
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 55:962-4. 2005
    ..While topical antibiotics are associated with significantly improved rates of early (days 2-5) clinical remission, this benefit is marginal for later remission (days 6-10)...
  40. pmc European developments in labelling allergenic foods
    Chantelle Anandan
    BMJ 331:1155-6. 2005
  41. pmc Persistent high stroke mortality in Bangladeshi populations
    Raj Bhopal
    BMJ 331:1096-7. 2005
  42. pmc Ethnic variations in incidence of asthma episodes in England & Wales: national study of 502,482 patients in primary care
    Gopalakrishnan Netuveli
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    Respir Res 6:120. 2005
    ....
  43. pmc Anaphylaxis
    Aziz Sheikh
    Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 331:330. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Investigating the relationship between affluence and elective caesarean sections
    Bernadette Alves
    SpT in Public Health, Brighton and Hove City PCT, Brighton, East Sussex, UK
    BJOG 112:994-6. 2005
    ..We found that women living in the most affluent areas of England were significantly more likely to have an elective caesarean section than their deprived counterparts...
  45. pmc General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine: national survey of UK primary care organisations
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:40. 2005
    ....
  46. pmc Rising incidence of Kawasaki disease in England: analysis of hospital admission data
    Anthony Harnden
    Department of Primary Health Care, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 324:1424-5. 2002