Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh
BMJ 334:847-50. 2007
- Summary of the 2008 BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the management of asthma
Mark L Levy
Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Prim Care Respir J 18:S1-16. 2009
..There are sections on difficult asthma and the treatment of exacerbations and acute severe asthma. Various outcome measures for auditing the quality of asthma care are discussed...
- Cost-effectiveness of telephone or surgery asthma reviews: economic analysis of a randomised controlled trial
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...
- Practice organisational characteristics can impact on compliance with the BTS/SIGN asthma guideline: qualitative comparative case study in primary care
General Practice Unit, NHS Education Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
BMC Fam Pract 9:32. 2008
..Building on extensive earlier descriptive work, we sought to explore the way teamwork and inter-professional relationships impact on the implementation of the BTS-SIGN guideline on asthma in general practice...
- Do practices comply with key recommendations of the British Asthma Guideline? If not, why not?
Department of Public Health, NHS Borders, Newstead, Melrose, TD6 9DB, Scotland, UK
Prim Care Respir J 16:369-77. 2007
- Accessibility, clinical effectiveness, and practice costs of providing a telephone option for routine asthma reviews: phase IV controlled implementation study
Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Br J Gen Pract 57:714-22. 2007
- Promoting the use of Personal Asthma Action Plans: a systematic review
Alliance for Self Care Research, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
Prim Care Respir J 16:271-83. 2007
..To investigate how best to encourage health professionals to promote, and for people with asthma to use, asthma action plans...
- Misconnecting for health: (lack of) advice for professionals on the safe use of mobile phone technology
Qual Saf Health Care 16:162-3. 2007
- Practice development plans to improve the primary care management of acute asthma: randomised controlled trial
Juliet M Foster
Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Fam Pract 8:23. 2007
..Our professional development plan aimed to improve the primary care management of acute asthma, which is known to be suboptimal...
- Respiratory medicine
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen
Br J Gen Pract 54:539-47. 2004
..In this paper the key recommendations of these guidelines and their implementation in the pragmatic world of general practice are discussed, with specific focus on diagnosis, monitoring, management, self-management and delivery of care...
- Professional and patient attitudes to using mobile phone technology to monitor asthma: questionnaire survey
Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
Prim Care Respir J 15:237-45. 2006
..We aimed to explore the attitudes of patients and primary care professionals to using mobile technology in order to monitor asthma...
- 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...
- Telephone reviews of chronic illnesses
Br J Gen Pract 56:141. 2006
- Triage and remote consultations: moving beyond the rhetoric of access and choice
Br J Gen Pract 55:910-1. 2005
- Concordance between supervised and postal administration of the Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (MiniAQLQ) and Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) was very high
Division of Community Health Sciences, GP Section, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
J Clin Epidemiol 58:809-14. 2005
..We compared responses to postal administration of Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (MiniAQLQ) and Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) with the gold standard of supervised self-completion...
- General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine: national survey of UK primary care organisations
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DX, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 5:40. 2005
- Accessibility, acceptability, and effectiveness in primary care of routine telephone review of asthma: pragmatic, randomised controlled trial
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
BMJ 326:477-9. 2003
..To determine whether routine review by telephone of patients with asthma improves access and is a good alternative to face to face reviews in general practices...