Sinead Brophy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incidence of Campylobacter and Salmonella infections following first prescription for PPI: a cohort study using routine data
    Sinead Brophy
    Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1094-100. 2013
  2. pmc The effect of physical activity and motivation on function in ankylosing spondylitis: a cohort study
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, South Wales, UK
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:619-26. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Fatigue in ankylosing spondylitis: treatment should focus on pain management
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, South Wales, United Kingdom
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:361-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint No increased rate of acute myocardial infarction or stroke among patients with ankylosing spondylitis-a retrospective cohort study using routine data
    Sinead Brophy
    Swansea University, Wales, UK Electron
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:140-5. 2012
  5. pmc Child fitness and father's BMI are important factors in childhood obesity: a school based cross-sectional study
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36597. 2012
  6. pmc HERALD (health economics using routine anonymised linked data)
    Muhammad J Husain
    Keele Management School, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:24. 2012
  7. pmc Intervention, recruitment and evaluation challenges in the Bangladeshi community: experience from a peer lead educational course
    Sm Choudhury
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:64. 2008
  8. pmc Risk factors for childhood obesity at age 5: analysis of the millennium cohort study
    Sinead Brophy
    Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:467. 2009
  9. pmc Population based absolute and relative survival to 1 year of people with diabetes following a myocardial infarction: a cohort study using hospital admissions data
    Sinead Brophy
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, SA28PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:338. 2010
  10. pmc Adiponectin levels in people with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes-a case control study
    Sinead Brophy
    Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health, College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:317. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Incidence of Campylobacter and Salmonella infections following first prescription for PPI: a cohort study using routine data
    Sinead Brophy
    Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1094-100. 2013
    ..To examine the incidence of Campylobacter and Salmonella infection in patients prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) compared with controls...
  2. pmc The effect of physical activity and motivation on function in ankylosing spondylitis: a cohort study
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, South Wales, UK
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:619-26. 2013
    ..This study examines the effect of exercise and motivation to exercise on function, while controlling for disease severity...
  3. doi request reprint Fatigue in ankylosing spondylitis: treatment should focus on pain management
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, South Wales, United Kingdom
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:361-7. 2013
    ..Fatigue is an important symptom associated with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). This study examines patients' perspectives and clinical associations of fatigue to help inform potential strategies to alleviate fatigue in AS...
  4. doi request reprint No increased rate of acute myocardial infarction or stroke among patients with ankylosing spondylitis-a retrospective cohort study using routine data
    Sinead Brophy
    Swansea University, Wales, UK Electron
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:140-5. 2012
    ..To examine if people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are at higher risk of acute myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke compared to those without AS...
  5. pmc Child fitness and father's BMI are important factors in childhood obesity: a school based cross-sectional study
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36597. 2012
    ..This study examines obesity and factors associated with obesity in children aged 11-13 years in the UK...
  6. pmc HERALD (health economics using routine anonymised linked data)
    Muhammad J Husain
    Keele Management School, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:24. 2012
    ..Herein, we outline the potential implications of linking these datasets to give one single joined up data-resource for health economic analysis...
  7. pmc Intervention, recruitment and evaluation challenges in the Bangladeshi community: experience from a peer lead educational course
    Sm Choudhury
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:64. 2008
    ..This study reflects on the specific issues of engaging people and evaluating interventions through written questionnaires within older ethnic minority groups...
  8. pmc Risk factors for childhood obesity at age 5: analysis of the millennium cohort study
    Sinead Brophy
    Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:467. 2009
    ..Weight at age 5 is a predictor for future health of the individual. This study examines risk factors for childhood obesity with a focus on ethnicity...
  9. pmc Population based absolute and relative survival to 1 year of people with diabetes following a myocardial infarction: a cohort study using hospital admissions data
    Sinead Brophy
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, SA28PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:338. 2010
    ..This study was commissioned by the Department for Transport to develop survival tables for people with diabetes following an AMI in order to inform vehicle licensing...
  10. pmc Adiponectin levels in people with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes-a case control study
    Sinead Brophy
    Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health, College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:317. 2010
    ..To examine adiponectin levels in people with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults using a matched pair case control study...
  11. pmc Internet-based randomised controlled trials for the evaluation of complementary and alternative medicines: probiotics in spondyloarthropathy
    Sinead Brophy
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:4. 2008
    ..A secondary aim was to examine the effect of probiotics compared to placebo in terms of well-being over 12 weeks...
  12. ncbi request reprint Time to insulin initiation cannot be used in defining latent autoimmune diabetes in adults
    Sinead Brophy
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:439-41. 2008
    ..Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults is type 1 diabetes presenting as non-insulin dependent diabetes. One feature of the selection criteria is time independent of insulin treatment. We examine the validity of this criterion...
  13. pmc Parental factors associated with walking to school and participation in organised activities at age 5: analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study
    Sinead Brophy
    Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:14. 2011
    ..Two sources of activity for children are walking to school and taking part in organised sports and activities. This study uses a large national cohort to examine factors associated with participation in these activities...
  14. doi request reprint Experience of the introduction of routine antibody testing in primary care and of running a trial for latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA)
    S Brophy
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Wales, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:e49-52. 2011
    ..GADA testing is well used and the majority of people found to be positive are initiated on insulin rapidly and progress to require a basal bolus regime...
  15. pmc Recommendations to improve physical activity among teenagers--a qualitative study with ethnic minority and European teenagers
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:412. 2011
    ..To understand the key challenges and explore recommendations from teenagers to promote physical activity with a focus on ethnic minority children...
  16. pmc Cross sectional study of childhood obesity and prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in children aged 11-13
    Anwen Rees
    Cardiff School of Sport, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Wales, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:86. 2009
    ..Within this study we examine the prevalence of risk factors for CVD and diabetes (obesity, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension) and examine factors associated with the presence of these risk factors in school children aged 11-13...
  17. pmc Protocol of the baseline assessment for the Environments for Healthy Living (EHL) Wales cohort study
    Rebecca A Hill
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:150. 2010
    ..The baseline assessment will focus on birth outcomes and maternal and infant health...
  18. pmc Protocol for a population-based ankylosing spondylitis (PAS) cohort in Wales
    Mark D Atkinson
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:197. 2010
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  19. pmc Patient perspectives of managing fatigue in Ankylosing Spondylitis, and views on potential interventions: a qualitative study
    Helen Davies
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, South Wales, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:163. 2013
    ..Fatigue is a major component of living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), though it has been largely over-looked, and currently there are no specific agreed management strategies...
  20. pmc Association of diabetes in pregnancy with child weight at birth, age 12 months and 5 years--a population-based electronic cohort study
    Kelly Morgan
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e79803. 2013
    ..This study examines the effect of diabetes in pregnancy on offspring weight at birth and ages 1 and 5 years...
  21. pmc The information needs of people living with ankylosing spondylitis: a questionnaire survey
    Roxanne Cooksey
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:243. 2012
    ..It is important that patients are appropriately informed about their condition and that their health care needs are met. We examine the information utilisation, sources and needs of people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  22. pmc The UK burden of injury study - a protocol. [National Research Register number: M0044160889]
    Ronan A Lyons
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:317. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Interventions for latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) in adults
    Sinead Brophy
    College of Medicine, University of Wales, Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales, UK, SA2 8PP
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD006165. 2011
    ..Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a slowly developing type 1 diabetes...
  24. pmc Frequency and characteristics of disease flares in ankylosing spondylitis
    Roxanne Cooksey
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:929-32. 2010
    ..To examine the characteristics and frequency of disease flares in a cohort of people with AS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in the identification of hip fractures using routine hospital data: a database study
    Sinead Brophy
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    Osteoporos Int 17:405-9. 2006
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  26. pmc Constructing compact Takagi-Sugeno rule systems: identification of complex interactions in epidemiological data
    Shang Ming Zhou
    Centre for Health Information Research and Evaluation, College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e51468. 2012
    ..The TS rule system provides a basis for such decision making, and has wide applicability for the identification of non-linear interactions in complex biomedical data...
  27. ncbi request reprint Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: increased awareness will aid diagnosis
    Andrew M Fielding
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Swansea NHS Trust, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:321-3. 2007
    ..Serum C-peptide concentrations are also lower in autoimmune diabetic patients. The best treatment for patients with LADA is not clear, but early insulin treatment may prevent pancreatic beta-cell failure...
  28. ncbi request reprint The prevalence, severity, and impact of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetes
    Mark Davies
    West Cross Medical Center, 82 West Cross Ln, Swansea, SA3 5NG, UK
    Diabetes Care 29:1518-22. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN) in a population-based sample and to estimate its severity and impact...
  29. ncbi request reprint Purpose, development and use of injury indicators
    Ronan A Lyons
    The School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Grove Building, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 12:207-11. 2005
    ..In conclusion, we need injury indicators to progress in injury prevention. Imperfect indicators can be used for targeting and evaluating interventions as long as we know and adjust for their limitations...
  30. pmc Mothers' perspectives on the delivery of childhood injury messages: a qualitative study from the growing up in Wales, environments for healthy living study (EHL)
    Ashrafunnesa Khanom
    College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales
    BMC Public Health 13:806. 2013
    ..We explored mothers' knowledge and awareness of child injury prevention and sought to discover mothers' views about the best method of designing interventions to deliver appropriate child safety messages to prevent injury in the home...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of disease severity (in terms of function) using the internet
    Sinead Brophy
    Clinical School, Swansea University, Wales
    J Rheumatol 31:1819-22. 2004
    ..To determine whether visual analog scales (VAS) can be used over the Internet to assess the patient with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) accurately or if the use of this different medium will affect the results...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictors of longterm outcome in ankylosing spondylitis
    Michele F Doran
    Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Upper Burough Walls, Bath, UK
    J Rheumatol 30:316-20. 2003
    ..To determine predictors of longterm outcome in ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  33. ncbi request reprint The interrelationship between sex, susceptibility factors, and outcome in ankylosing spondylitis and its associated disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, and iritis
    Sinead Brophy
    Epidemiology Department, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    J Rheumatol 30:2054-8. 2003
    ..This suggests that either women with disease carry more susceptibility factors than men or that the uterine environment/breast feeding may play a role in AS...
  34. ncbi request reprint Concordance of disease severity among family members with ankylosing spondylitis?
    Sinead Brophy
    Epidemiology Department, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, UK
    J Rheumatol 31:1775-8. 2004
    ..51 and 0.63 (i.e., 51% and 63%), respectively. We examined the concordance of disease severity among family members in terms of disease activity, function, radiological change, prevalence of iritis, and juvenile onset...
  35. ncbi request reprint Establishment of the minimum clinically important difference for the bath ankylosing spondylitis indices: a prospective study
    Stephan Pavy
    Hopital Cochin, Paris, France
    J Rheumatol 32:80-5. 2005
    ..This prospective study was conducted to establish the minimum level of change in the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis (BAS) indices that is meaningful for both the patient and the clinician...
  36. ncbi request reprint The natural history of ankylosing spondylitis as defined by radiological progression
    Sinead Brophy
    Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    J Rheumatol 29:1236-43. 2002
    ..Radiological status is an important objective endpoint in the assessment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS). We investigated the disease development of AS using radiological change...