Clive B Beggs

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Affiliation: University of Bradford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Increasing the frequency of hand washing by healthcare workers does not lead to commensurate reductions in staphylococcal infection in a hospital ward
    Clive B Beggs
    School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:114. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Jugular venous reflux and brain parenchyma volumes in elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Clive Beggs
    Medical Biophysics Laboratory, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Neurol 13:157. 2013
  3. pmc Understanding adaptive gait in lower-limb amputees: insights from multivariate analyses
    John G Buckley
    Division of Medical Engineering, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:98. 2013
  4. pmc Venous hemodynamics in neurological disorders: an analytical review with hydrodynamic analysis
    Clive B Beggs
    Medical Biophysics Laboratory, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Med 11:142. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of SWI venography for detection of cerebral venous alterations in multiple sclerosis
    Clive B Beggs
    Centre for Infection Control and Biophysics, University of Bradford, UK
    Neurol Res 34:793-801. 2012
  6. pmc Decreased brain venous vasculature visibility on susceptibility-weighted imaging venography in patients with multiple sclerosis is related to chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    Robert Zivadinov
    Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    BMC Neurol 11:128. 2011
  7. pmc A laminar flow model of aerosol survival of epidemic and non-epidemic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from people with cystic fibrosis
    Ian J Clifton
    Regional Cystic Fibrosis Unit, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    BMC Microbiol 8:105. 2008
  8. pmc Bactericidal action of positive and negative ions in air
    Louise A Fletcher
    School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Microbiol 7:32. 2007
  9. pmc Aerial dissemination of Clostridium difficile spores
    Katherine Roberts
    Pathogen Control Engineering Research Group, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of nurse cohorting on hand hygiene effectiveness
    Clive B Beggs
    School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Am J Infect Control 34:621-6. 2006

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Publications16

  1. pmc Increasing the frequency of hand washing by healthcare workers does not lead to commensurate reductions in staphylococcal infection in a hospital ward
    Clive B Beggs
    School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:114. 2008
    ..Collectively, these findings raise intriguing questions about the extent to which increasing compliance alone can further reduce rates of HAI...
  2. doi request reprint Jugular venous reflux and brain parenchyma volumes in elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Clive Beggs
    Medical Biophysics Laboratory, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Neurol 13:157. 2013
    ..To determine whether or not jugular venous reflux (JVR) is associated with structural brain parenchyma changes in individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  3. pmc Understanding adaptive gait in lower-limb amputees: insights from multivariate analyses
    John G Buckley
    Division of Medical Engineering, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:98. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Venous hemodynamics in neurological disorders: an analytical review with hydrodynamic analysis
    Clive B Beggs
    Medical Biophysics Laboratory, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Med 11:142. 2013
    ..CCSVI appears to be a real phenomenon associated with MS, which causes venous hypertension in the dural sinuses. However, the role of CCSVI in the pathophysiology of MS remains unclear...
  5. doi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of SWI venography for detection of cerebral venous alterations in multiple sclerosis
    Clive B Beggs
    Centre for Infection Control and Biophysics, University of Bradford, UK
    Neurol Res 34:793-801. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Decreased brain venous vasculature visibility on susceptibility-weighted imaging venography in patients with multiple sclerosis is related to chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    Robert Zivadinov
    Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    BMC Neurol 11:128. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc A laminar flow model of aerosol survival of epidemic and non-epidemic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from people with cystic fibrosis
    Ian J Clifton
    Regional Cystic Fibrosis Unit, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    BMC Microbiol 8:105. 2008
    ..This study was designed to examine the survival of P. aeruginosa within artificially generated aerosols...
  8. pmc Bactericidal action of positive and negative ions in air
    Louise A Fletcher
    School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Microbiol 7:32. 2007
    ..A study was therefore undertaken to clarify this issue and to determine the physical mechanisms associated with microbial cell death...
  9. pmc Aerial dissemination of Clostridium difficile spores
    Katherine Roberts
    Pathogen Control Engineering Research Group, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:7. 2008
    ..difficile from air in hospitals. In an attempt to clarify this issue we undertook a short controlled pilot study in an elderly care ward with the aim of culturing C. difficile from the air...
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of nurse cohorting on hand hygiene effectiveness
    Clive B Beggs
    School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Am J Infect Control 34:621-6. 2006
    ..Handwashing is therefore perceived to be the single most important infection control measure that can be adopted, with the continuing high infection rates generally attributed to poor hand hygiene compliance...
  11. pmc Potential for airborne transmission of infection in the waiting areas of healthcare premises: stochastic analysis using a Monte Carlo model
    Clive B Beggs
    Bradford Infection Group, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 10:247. 2010
    ..It is therefore important to understand the risks posed by infectious individuals in waiting areas, so that interventions can be developed to minimise the spread of airborne infections...
  12. doi request reprint The ventilation of multiple-bed hospital wards: review and analysis
    Clive B Beggs
    Bradford Infection Group, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    Am J Infect Control 36:250-9. 2008
    ..This review evaluates the role of general ward ventilation to assess whether or not it affects the transmission of infection...
  13. pmc How does healthcare worker hand hygiene behaviour impact upon the transmission of MRSA between patients?: an analysis using a Monte Carlo model
    Clive B Beggs
    School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 9:64. 2009
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  14. pmc Effect of negative air ions on the potential for bacterial contamination of plastic medical equipment
    Simon J Shepherd
    Bradford Infection Group, School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford BD71DP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 10:92. 2010
    ..In so doing they may help to interrupt the transmission of Acinetobacter infection in certain healthcare settings such as intensive care units...
  15. doi request reprint Cerebral hydrodynamics are at a most a third order system
    Simon J Shepherd
    Medical Biophysics Laboratory, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Med Hypotheses 76:648-52. 2011
    ..5% of the observed variance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Air ionisation and colonisation/infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter species in an intensive care unit
    Kevin G Kerr
    Harrogate District Hospital, Department of Microbiology, Harrogate, UK
    Intensive Care Med 32:315-7. 2006
    ..To determine effect of negative air ions on colonisation/infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Acinetobacter species in an intensive care unit...