Simon Capewell

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Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Changing patterns of cardiovascular diseases and cancer mortality in Portugal, 1980-2010
    Marta Pereira
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School and Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, ISPUP, AL, Prof, Hernani Monteiro, Porto 4200 319, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 12:1126. 2012
  2. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of acute myocardial infarction: a cohort study quantifying age- and gender-specific differences in relative and absolute terms
    Carla Koopman
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht STR 6, 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:617. 2012
  3. pmc Explaining the increase in coronary heart disease mortality in Syria between 1996 and 2006
    Samer Rastam
    Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    BMC Public Health 12:754. 2012
  4. pmc Persistent socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular risk factors in England over 1994-2008: a time-trend analysis of repeated cross-sectional data
    Shaun Scholes
    Centre of Applied Health Research, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:129. 2012
  5. pmc Why choice of metric matters in public health analyses: a case study of the attribution of credit for the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in the US and other populations
    Hebe N Gouda
    Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1SP, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:88. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Why have sustained increases in obesity and type 2 diabetes not offset declines in cardiovascular mortality over recent decades in Western countries?
    Simon Capewell
    Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:307-11. 2012
  7. pmc Patterns of coronary heart disease mortality over the 20th century in England and Wales: Possible plateaus in the rate of decline
    Steven Allender
    Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:148. 2008
  8. pmc The impact of demographic and risk factor changes on coronary heart disease deaths in Beijing, 1999-2010
    Jun Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Vessel Diseases, Beijing Anzhen Hospital affiliated to the Capital Medical University, Beijing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:30. 2009
  9. pmc Comparing primary prevention with secondary prevention to explain decreasing coronary heart disease death rates in Ireland, 1985-2000
    Zubair Kabir
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:117. 2007
  10. pmc Cardiovascular risk factor trends and potential for reducing coronary heart disease mortality in the United States of America
    Simon Capewell
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GB, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:120-30. 2010

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Publications97

  1. pmc Changing patterns of cardiovascular diseases and cancer mortality in Portugal, 1980-2010
    Marta Pereira
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School and Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, ISPUP, AL, Prof, Hernani Monteiro, Porto 4200 319, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 12:1126. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of acute myocardial infarction: a cohort study quantifying age- and gender-specific differences in relative and absolute terms
    Carla Koopman
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht STR 6, 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:617. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of AMI considering both relative and absolute measures of risk differences, with a particular focus on age and gender...
  3. pmc Explaining the increase in coronary heart disease mortality in Syria between 1996 and 2006
    Samer Rastam
    Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    BMC Public Health 12:754. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess CHD mortality trends in Syria between 1996 and 2006 and to investigate the main factors associated with them...
  4. pmc Persistent socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular risk factors in England over 1994-2008: a time-trend analysis of repeated cross-sectional data
    Shaun Scholes
    Centre of Applied Health Research, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:129. 2012
    ..Our aims were to determine the pace of change in cardiovascular risk factors by age, gender and socioeconomic groups from 1994 to 2008, and quantify the magnitude, direction and change in absolute and relative inequalities...
  5. pmc Why choice of metric matters in public health analyses: a case study of the attribution of credit for the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in the US and other populations
    Hebe N Gouda
    Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1SP, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:88. 2012
    ..Reasons for the widespread declines in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in high income countries are controversial. Here we explore how the type of metric chosen for the analyses of these declines affects the answer obtained...
  6. doi request reprint Why have sustained increases in obesity and type 2 diabetes not offset declines in cardiovascular mortality over recent decades in Western countries?
    Simon Capewell
    Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:307-11. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Patterns of coronary heart disease mortality over the 20th century in England and Wales: Possible plateaus in the rate of decline
    Steven Allender
    Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:148. 2008
    ..Recent work suggests that the rate of change in some groups has begun to decrease and may be starting to plateau or even reverse...
  8. pmc The impact of demographic and risk factor changes on coronary heart disease deaths in Beijing, 1999-2010
    Jun Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Vessel Diseases, Beijing Anzhen Hospital affiliated to the Capital Medical University, Beijing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:30. 2009
    ..Our study aimed to assess the potential impact of subsequent changes in risk factors and population ageing on CHD deaths in Beijing between 1999 and 2010...
  9. pmc Comparing primary prevention with secondary prevention to explain decreasing coronary heart disease death rates in Ireland, 1985-2000
    Zubair Kabir
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:117. 2007
    ..To investigate whether primary prevention might be more favourable than secondary prevention (risk factor reduction in patients with coronary heart disease(CHD))...
  10. pmc Cardiovascular risk factor trends and potential for reducing coronary heart disease mortality in the United States of America
    Simon Capewell
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GB, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:120-30. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Why have total cholesterol levels declined in most developed countries?
    Simon Capewell
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    BMC Public Health 11:641. 2011
    ..Our paper addresses three major public health issues: cholesterol, statins and policies to prevent cardiovascular disease...
  12. pmc Short-term and long-term outcomes in 133,429 emergency patients admitted with angina or myocardial infarction in Scotland, 1990-2000: population-based cohort study
    S Capewell
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Heart 92:1563-70. 2006
    ..To analyse short- and long-term outcomes and prognostic factors in a large population-based cohort of unselected patients with a first emergency admission for suspected acute coronary syndrome between 1990 and 2000 in Scotland...
  13. ncbi request reprint Explanation for the decline in coronary heart disease mortality rates in Auckland, New Zealand, between 1982 and 1993
    S Capewell
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GB UK
    Circulation 102:1511-6. 2000
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Commentary: predicting future coronary heart disease deaths in Finland and elsewhere
    Simon Capewell
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1253-4. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Will screening individuals at high risk of cardiovascular events deliver large benefits? No
    Simon Capewell
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 337:a1395. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Age, sex, and social trends in out-of-hospital cardiac deaths in Scotland 1986-95: a retrospective cohort study
    S Capewell
    Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Lancet 358:1213-7. 2001
    ..Most deaths from coronary heart disease occur out of hospital. Hospital patients face social, age, and sex inequalities. Our aim was to examine inequalities and trends in out-of-hospital cardiac deaths...
  17. doi request reprint The UK National Health Service: delivering equitable treatment across the spectrum of coronary disease
    Nathaniel M Hawkins
    Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Sciences, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:208-16. 2013
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Small changes in United Kingdom cardiovascular risk factors could halve coronary heart disease mortality
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:733-40. 2005
    ..The U.K. government recently called for a 40% reduction in cardiovascular disease mortality by 2010. We examined the potential for cardiovascular risk factor changes to achieve that target...
  19. doi request reprint Age- and sex-specific trends in fatal incidence and hospitalized incidence of stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005
    James D Lewsey
    Department of Public Health, British Heart Foundation, Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:475-83. 2009
    ..Temporal trends in stroke incidence are unclear. We aimed to examine age- and sex-specific temporal trends in incidence of fatal and nonfatal hospitalized stroke in Scotland from 1986 to 2005...
  20. doi request reprint Estimating the impact of stroke unit care in a whole population: an epidemiological study using routine data
    Peter Langhorne
    Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences Division, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1301-5. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear what impact this complex intervention actually has in routine practice. A comprehensive national dataset was used to study the impact of stroke unit implementation...
  21. doi request reprint Young children's food in Liverpool day-care settings: a qualitative study of pre-school nutrition policy and practice
    Ffion Lloyd-Williams
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Public Health Nutr 14:1858-66. 2011
    ..To explore nutrition and food provision in pre-school nurseries in order to develop interventions to promote healthy eating in early years settings, especially across deprived communities...
  22. pmc Trends in incidence and in short term survival following a subarachnoid haemorrhage in Scotland, 1986-2005: a retrospective cohort study
    Karen J Macpherson
    NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Neurol 11:38. 2011
    ..To examine age and sex specific incidence and 30 day case fatality for subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) in Scotland over a 20 year period...
  23. pmc Temporal trends in hospitalisation for stroke recurrence following incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland
    James Lewsey
    Public Health and Health Policy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Med 8:23. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine temporal trends in hospitalisation for stroke recurrence following incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland during 1986 to 2001...
  24. doi request reprint Long-term trends in first hospitalization for heart failure and subsequent survival between 1986 and 2003: a population study of 5.1 million people
    Pardeep S Jhund
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8TA, United Kingdom
    Circulation 119:515-23. 2009
    ..We also examined trends in the prescribing of evidence-based pharmacological treatment for HF...
  25. ncbi request reprint Doctors' understanding of palliative care
    Barbara Hanratty
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Palliat Med 20:493-7. 2006
    ..Educational or other interventions to implement change in palliative care need to acknowledge the complex interaction of factors influencing physicians' behaviour...
  26. doi request reprint Small changes in snacking behaviour: the potential impact on CVD mortality
    Ffion Lloyd-Williams
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:871-6. 2009
    ..To examine the potential public health impact on CHD and stroke mortality of replacing one 'unhealthy' snack with one 'healthy' snack per person, per day, across the UK population...
  27. pmc Potential cardiovascular mortality reductions with stricter food policies in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Martin O Flaherty
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool, L69 3GB, England
    Bull World Health Organ 90:522-31. 2012
    ..To estimate how much more cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality could be reduced in the United Kingdom through more progressive nutritional targets...
  28. pmc Planning ahead in public health? A qualitative study of the time horizons used in public health decision-making
    David C Taylor-Robinson
    Division of Public Health, The Whelan Building, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:415. 2008
    ..In order to better understand factors that influence decisions for public health, we undertook a qualitative study to explore issues relating to the time horizons used in decision-making...
  29. doi request reprint Community care in England: reducing socioeconomic inequalities in heart failure
    Nathaniel M Hawkins
    Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Sciences, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Dr, Liverpool, UK
    Circulation 126:1050-7. 2012
    ..Secondary analyses examined trends in HF incidence, prevalence, and survival...
  30. pmc Prioritising public health: a qualitative study of decision making to reduce health inequalities
    Lois C Orton
    University of Liverpool, Public Health and Policy, Psychology, Health and Society, 2nd Floor Block B Waterhouse Buildings, Liverpool L69 3GL, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:821. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' and nurses' views of nurse-led heart failure clinics in general practice: a qualitative study
    Ffion Lloyd-Williams
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building 2nd Floor, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Chronic Illn 1:39-47. 2005
    ..To ascertain nurses' and patients' views and experiences of a nurse-led heart failure clinic provided in general practice...
  32. pmc Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in Scotland in relation to social inequalities: time trend study
    Martin O'Flaherty
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 339:b2613. 2009
    ..To examine recent trends and social inequalities in age specific coronary heart disease mortality...
  33. doi request reprint Contributions of treatment and lifestyle to declining CVD mortality: why have CVD mortality rates declined so much since the 1960s?
    Martin O'Flaherty
    Department of Public Healthand Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Heart 99:159-62. 2013
    ..However, the future political challenges could be substantial...
  34. pmc Barriers to partnership working in public health: a qualitative study
    David Carlton Taylor-Robinson
    Department of Public Health and Policy, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e29536. 2012
    ..We therefore explored the process of partnership working in public health, in order to better understand the potential opportunities and threats associated with the proposed changes...
  35. doi request reprint Potential reductions in United States coronary heart disease mortality by treating more patients
    Simon Capewell
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 103:1703-9. 2009
    ..Future strategies should maximize the delivery of appropriate therapies to all eligible patients with CHD and prioritize medical therapies for secondary prevention and heart failure...
  36. doi request reprint Life-years gained among US adults from modern treatments and changes in the prevalence of 6 coronary heart disease risk factors between 1980 and 2000
    Simon Capewell
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United
    Am J Epidemiol 170:229-36. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, these gains were partially offset by substantial increases in obesity and diabetes...
  37. pmc Missing, mediocre, or merely obsolete? An evaluation of UK data sources for coronary heart disease
    B Unal
    Department of Public Health, Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:530-5. 2003
    ..However, there is no single comprehensive source of information to support CHD prevention and treatment strategies. Therefore this study evaluated the availability and quality of UK CHD data sources since 1981...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospital activity, morbidity and case fatality related to atrial fibrillation in Scotland, 1986--1996
    S Stewart
    CRI in Heart Failure, Department of Public Health, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Eur Heart J 22:693-701. 2001
    ..g. coding or admission thresholds) or both. Consequently, the public health burden of atrial fibrillation is enormous. Moreover, the observed increase in atrial fibrillation-related hospital activity shows no sign of abating...
  39. doi request reprint Exploring health inequalities through the lens of an ethnographic study of healthy eating provision in the early years sector
    Katie Bristow
    Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK National Heart Forum, London, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 9:260-73. 2013
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Angina and intermittent claudication in 7403 participants of the 2003 Scottish Health Survey: impact on general and mental health, quality of life and five-year mortality
    Sally C Inglis
    BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 167:2149-55. 2013
    ..Both symptoms have similar etiology, yet the physical and psychological impacts of these symptoms are rarely studied in community-based cohorts or in individuals with isolated symptoms...
  41. doi request reprint Increasing heart-health lifestyles in deprived communities: economic evaluation of lay health trainers
    Garry R Barton
    Health Economics Group HEG, Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Chancellor s Drive, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:835-40. 2012
    ..We sought to assess the cost-effectiveness of using a LHT to improve heart-health lifestyles in deprived communities...
  42. doi request reprint Sex differences in incidence, mortality, and survival in individuals with stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005
    James D Lewsey
    Public Health and Health Policy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Stroke 40:1038-43. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of sex across different age groups and over time for stroke incidence, 30-day case-fatality, and mortality...
  43. ncbi request reprint Life-years gained from coronary heart disease mortality reduction in Scotland: prevention or treatment?
    J A Critchley
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:583-90. 2003
    ..Modern cardiologic treatments gained many thousands of life-years in Scotland, but modest reductions in risk factors gained almost three times as many life-years...
  44. doi request reprint The decline in coronary heart disease mortality is slowing in young adults (Australia 1976-2006): a time trend analysis
    Martin O'Flaherty
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 158:193-8. 2012
    ..To examine whether the recent flattening of mortality rates for coronary heart disease (CHD) observed among young adults in the UK and the US is also occurring in the Australian population...
  45. pmc Estimating the cardiovascular mortality burden attributable to the European Common Agricultural Policy on dietary saturated fats
    Ffion Lloyd-Williams
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
    Bull World Health Organ 86:535-541A. 2008
    ..To estimate the burden of cardiovascular disease within 15 European Union countries (before the 2004 enlargement) as a result of excess dietary saturated fats attributable to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...
  46. doi request reprint Policy-makers' attitudes to decision support models for coronary heart disease: a qualitative study
    David Taylor-Robinson
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:209-14. 2008
    ..To explore attitudes to the use of models for coronary heart disease to support decision-making for policy and service planning...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk reduction associated with smoking cessation in patients with coronary heart disease: a systematic review
    Julia A Critchley
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
    JAMA 290:86-97. 2003
    ..This is particularly true when a patient with CHD quits smoking...
  48. pmc The use of research evidence in public health decision making processes: systematic review
    Lois Orton
    Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e21704. 2011
    ..The objectives of this systematic review were to synthesise empirical evidence on the use of research evidence by public health decision makers in settings with universal health care systems...
  49. pmc Doctors' perceptions of palliative care for heart failure: focus group study
    Barbara Hanratty
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 325:581-5. 2002
    ..To identify doctors' perceptions of the need for palliative care for heart failure and barriers to change...
  50. ncbi request reprint Explaining the increase in coronary heart disease mortality in Beijing between 1984 and 1999
    Julia Critchley
    International Health Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    Circulation 110:1236-44. 2004
    ..We examined how much of the increase in CHD mortality in Beijing, China, between 1984 and 1999 could be attributed to changes in major cardiovascular risk factors and assessed the impact of medical and surgical treatments...
  51. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease trends in England and Wales from 1984 to 2004: concealed levelling of mortality rates among young adults
    M O'Flaherty
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    Heart 94:178-81. 2008
    ..Trends in cardiovascular risk factors among UK adults present a complex picture. Ominous increases in obesity and diabetes among young adults raise concerns about subsequent coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates in this group...
  52. pmc Substantial potential for reductions in coronary heart disease mortality in the UK through changes in risk factor levels
    J A Critchley
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:243-7. 2003
    ..This paper examines the potential for cardiovascular risk factor changes to reduce coronary heart disease deaths in Scotland, and then extrapolates the findings to the UK population...
  53. doi request reprint Making the most of routine data in palliative care research--a case study analysis of linked hospital and mortality data on cancer and heart failure patients in Scotland and Oxford
    B Hanratty
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Palliat Med 22:744-9. 2008
    ..The use of such data deserves a higher profile...
  54. doi request reprint Explaining trends in Scottish coronary heart disease mortality between 2000 and 2010 using IMPACTSEC model: retrospective analysis using routine data
    Joel W Hotchkiss
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G61 1QH, UK
    BMJ 348:g1088. 2014
    ..To quantify the contributions of prevention and treatment to the trends in mortality due to coronary heart disease in Scotland...
  55. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in a cold climate. Seasonal variation in heart failure-related morbidity and mortality
    Simon Stewart
    Clinical Research Initiative in Heart Failure, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:760-6. 2002
    ..This study was done to determine whether seasonal variation exists in hospitalizations and deaths due to heart failure (HF) and to examine possible contributors to such variability...
  56. ncbi request reprint Why are patients in clinical trials of heart failure not like those we see in everyday practice?
    Ffion Lloyd-Williams
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, 2nd Floor, Quadrangle Borwnlow Hill, L69 3DG, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:1157-62. 2003
    ..This article examines recruitment difficulties, and identifies the main reasons why patients with heart failure declined to participate in a research trial...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort studies of coronary heart disease in the UK: a systematic review of past, present and planned studies
    Julia A Critchley
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:111-9. 2003
    ..However, identification of cohorts and dissemination of key characteristics and results can be haphazard, and it is difficult to identify studies which are at the planning stage...
  58. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of treatments reducing coronary heart disease mortality in England and Wales, 2000-2010
    D Fidan
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    QJM 100:277-89. 2007
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) in the UK affects approximately 3 million people, with >100,000 deaths annually. Mortality rates have halved since the 1980s, but annual NHS treatment costs for CHD exceed 2 billion pounds...
  59. pmc Reduced between-hospital variation in short term survival after acute myocardial infarction: the result of improved cardiac care?
    N F Murphy
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 91:726-30. 2005
    ..To re-examine interhospital variation in 30 day survival after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 10 years on to see whether the appointment of new cardiologists and their involvement in emergency care has improved outcome after AMI...
  60. pmc Heart failure and the aging population: an increasing burden in the 21st century?
    S Stewart
    CRI in Heart Failure, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 89:49-53. 2003
    ..Despite an overall decline in age adjusted mortality from coronary heart disease in developed countries, the number of patients with heart failure may be increasing...
  61. pmc A cost effectiveness analysis of salt reduction policies to reduce coronary heart disease in four Eastern Mediterranean countries
    Helen Mason
    Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e84445. 2014
    ..Reducing dietary salt consumption is a potentially cost-effective way to reduce CHD events. This paper presents an economic evaluation of population based salt reduction policies in Tunisia, Syria, Palestine and Turkey...
  62. doi request reprint Heart failure services in the United Kingdom: rethinking the machine bureaucracy
    Nathaniel M Hawkins
    Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Cardiol 162:143-8. 2013
    ..Heart failure presents one of the greatest opportunities to improve symptoms and survival with existing technology. To do so, heart failure services require radical reorganization...
  63. doi request reprint Modelling the impact of a healthy diet on cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality
    Peter Scarborough
    Department of Public Health, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:420-6. 2012
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint The current cost of heart failure to the National Health Service in the UK
    Simon Stewart
    CRI in Heart Failure, Wolfson Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:361-71. 2002
    ..The annual direct cost of heart failure to the NHS in 2000 is likely to be of the order of 1.9% of total expenditure -- the predominant cost component being hospitalisation...
  65. ncbi request reprint Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, England
    Circulation 109:1101-7. 2004
    ..Our study aimed to examine how much of the decrease in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000 could be attributed to medical and surgical treatments and how much to changes in cardiovascular risk factors...
  66. ncbi request reprint Health professionals' responses to the introduction of a home telehealth service
    Derek Hibbert
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 10:226-30. 2004
    ..The concerns arising from the interplay of new technology with existing professional practices and relationships go beyond simple issues of training...
  67. pmc Contribution of modern cardiovascular treatment and risk factor changes to the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in Scotland between 1975 and 1994
    S Capewell
    University of Glasgow, Department of Public Health, 2 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Heart 81:380-6. 1999
    ..To estimate the fall in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in Scotland attributable to medical and surgical treatments, and risk factor changes, between 1975 and 1994...
  68. ncbi request reprint More 'malignant' than cancer? Five-year survival following a first admission for heart failure
    S Stewart
    Clinical Research Initiative in Heart Failure, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:315-22. 2001
    ..The prognostic impact of heart failure relative to that of 'high-profile' disease states such as cancer, within the whole population, is unknown...
  69. doi request reprint Healthy eating in early years settings: a review of current national to local guidance for North West England
    Katie Bristow
    Department of Health Inequalities, Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Public Health Nutr 14:1008-16. 2011
    ..To determine the extent to which national and local UK guidelines for the early years sector address key recommendations for encouraging healthy eating based on best available evidence...
  70. ncbi request reprint Negotiating palliative care expertise in the medical world
    Derek Hibbert
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, The Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:277-88. 2003
    ..We show how the coherence of both kinds of expertise is contested by moves to extend palliative care beyond its traditional temporal (end-of-life) and pathological (cancer) fields of practice...
  71. ncbi request reprint Why model coronary heart disease?
    J A Critchley
    Department of Public Health, Whelan Buiding, Quadrangle, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, U K
    Eur Heart J 23:110-6. 2002
  72. ncbi request reprint Gender and survival: a population-based study of 201,114 men and women following a first acute myocardial infarction
    K MacIntyre
    Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:729-35. 2001
    ..Overall, men have a higher 30-day case fatality than women. Women do not fare worse than men after AMI when age and other factors are taken into account. However, men are more likely to die before hospitalization...
  73. ncbi request reprint Substantial between-hospital variation in outcome following first emergency admission for heart failure
    S Stewart
    Clinical Research Initiative in Heart Failure, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, U K
    Eur Heart J 23:650-7. 2002
    ..Following hospitalization with a range of cardiovascular disorders, substantial variation has been noted in clinical outcome, both between and within countries...
  74. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of home telecare
    F Mair
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 8:58-60. 2002
    ..Considerable time has been required to help staff familiarize themselves with the equipment and become comfortable with its use. This has posed a barrier to the implementation of the service...
  75. pmc National survey of the prevalence, incidence, primary care burden, and treatment of heart failure in Scotland
    N F Murphy
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 90:1129-36. 2004
    ..To examine the epidemiology, primary care burden, and treatment of heart failure in Scotland, UK...
  76. pmc Cost effectiveness of chest pain unit care in the NHS
    Yemi Oluboyede
    Health Economics and Decision Science HEDS, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:174. 2008
    ....
  77. pmc How much of the recent decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction in British men can be explained by changes in cardiovascular risk factors? Evidence from a prospective population-based study
    Sarah L Hardoon
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    Circulation 117:598-604. 2008
    ..The incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) in Britain has fallen markedly in recent years. Few studies have investigated the extent to which this decline can be explained by concurrent changes in major cardiovascular risk factors...
  78. ncbi request reprint What explains declining coronary mortality? Lessons and warnings
    Simon Capewell
    Heart 94:1105-8. 2008
  79. pmc Coronary heart disease deaths and decreased smoking prevalence in Massachusetts, 1993-2003
    Zubair Kabir
    Research Institute for a Tobacco Free Society, The Digital Depot, Thomas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Am J Public Health 98:1468-9. 2008
    ..With these results in mind, a comprehensive tobacco control program should be sustained and supported...
  80. ncbi request reprint Mortality reductions in patients receiving exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: how much can be attributed to cardiovascular risk factor improvements?
    Rod S Taylor
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:369-74. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the contribution of pharmacists to heart failure management in Scotland
    Alexander M Clark
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Clinical Science Building, Edmonton, Canada
    Pharm World Sci 27:453-8. 2005
    ....
  82. pmc Explaining the recent decrease in coronary heart disease mortality rates in Ireland, 1985-2000
    Kathleen Bennett
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:322-7. 2006
    ..To examine the proportion of the recent decline in coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths in Ireland attributable to (a) "evidence based" medical and surgical treatments, and (b) changes in major cardiovascular risk factors...
  83. ncbi request reprint Life-years-gained from population risk factor changes and modern cardiology treatments in Ireland
    Zubair Kabir
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College and St James s Hospital Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Public Health 17:193-8. 2007
    ..This study estimated the life-years-gained by CHD treatments and by changes in cardiovascular risk factor levels...
  84. pmc Modelling the decline in coronary heart disease deaths in England and Wales, 1981-2000: comparing contributions from primary prevention and secondary prevention
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, 35340 Izmir, Turkey
    BMJ 331:614. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint A survey of psychological wellbeing in an adult population
    Wally Barr
    Health and Community Care Research Unit, University of Liverpool
    Br J Community Nurs 10:260-5. 2005
    ..We also highlight our finding that socioeconomic deprivation was strongly associated with poor psychological wellbeing, which was in turn associated with a lifestyle high in risk factors for non-communicable diseases...
  86. ncbi request reprint Explaining the decrease in U.S. deaths from coronary disease, 1980-2000
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2388-98. 2007
    ..We conducted a study to determine how much of this decrease could be explained by the use of medical and surgical treatments as opposed to changes in cardiovascular risk factors...
  87. pmc Life-years gained from modern cardiological treatments and population risk factor changes in England and Wales, 1981-2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Am J Public Health 95:103-8. 2005
    ..We estimated life-years gained from cardiological treatments and cardiovascular risk factor changes in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000...
  88. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in morbidity and mortality related to atrial fibrillation
    Niamh F Murphy
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow G11 6NT, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 97:283-8. 2004
    ..To determine whether there is seasonal variation in hospitalisations and deaths due to atrial fibrillation (AF) and to examine possible contributors to such variability...
  89. doi request reprint Delivering a cardiovascular disease prevention programme in the United Kingdom: translating theory into practice
    Ffion Lloyd-Williams
    Eur J Public Health 18:357-9. 2008
  90. pmc Coronary heart disease policy models: a systematic review
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 6:213. 2006
    ..A variety of models have therefore been developed to try and explain past trends and predict future possibilities. The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the strengths and limitations of existing CHD policy models...
  91. ncbi request reprint Patient and primary care physician satisfaction with chest pain unit and routine care
    Steve W Goodacre
    Medical Care Research Unit and Emergency Department, Northern General Hospital, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    Acad Emerg Med 11:827-33. 2004
    ..The authors aimed to measure patient and primary care physician (PCP) satisfaction with CPU care and routine care and to determine whether patient satisfaction predicted PCP satisfaction...
  92. ncbi request reprint Can small changes in cardiovascular risk factors predict large future reductions in coronary heart disease mortality in Ireland?
    Zubair Kabir
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James s Hospital, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, 8, Ireland
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:83-9. 2007
    ..To examine the potential for decreasing cardiovascular risk factors in order to reduce coronary heart disease deaths by 2010 in Ireland...
  93. ncbi request reprint Adolescent overweight and coronary heart disease
    Simon Capewell
    N Engl J Med 358:1521; author reply 1522. 2008
  94. ncbi request reprint Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in Finland between 1982 and 1997
    Tiina Laatikainen
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 162:764-73. 2005
    ..It also emphasizes the importance of maximizing population coverage of effective treatments...
  95. doi request reprint Foreword
    Simona Giampaoli
    European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation EACPR Section Prevention and Health Policy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:S1. 2007
  96. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in the U.S. from 1980 through 2002: concealed leveling of mortality rates
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2128-32. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to examine age-specific mortality rates from coronary heart disease (CHD), particularly those among younger adults...
  97. pmc Effectiveness and safety of chest pain assessment to prevent emergency admissions: ESCAPE cluster randomised trial
    Steve Goodacre
    Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA
    BMJ 335:659. 2007
    ..To determine whether introducing chest pain unit care reduces emergency admissions without increasing reattendances and admissions over the next 30 days...