Helen Close

Summary

Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc "It's Somebody else's responsibility" - perceptions of general practitioners, heart failure nurses, care home staff, and residents towards heart failure diagnosis and management for older people in long-term care: a qualitative interview study
    Helen Close
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:69. 2013
  2. pmc Hormone replacement therapy is associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a retrospective cohort study
    Helen Close
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:56. 2012
  3. pmc High prevalence of undetected heart failure in long-term care residents: findings from the Heart Failure in Care Homes (HFinCH) study
    Helen C Hancock
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:158-65. 2013
  4. pmc Feasibility of evidence-based diagnosis and management of heart failure in older people in care: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Helen C Hancock
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    BMC Geriatr 12:70. 2012
  5. pmc Utility of biomarkers in the differential diagnosis of heart failure in older people: findings from the heart failure in care homes (HFinCH) diagnostic accuracy study
    James M Mason
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e53560. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Renal failure in lithium-treated bipolar disorder: a retrospective cohort study
    Helen Close
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e90169. 2014

Collaborators

  • Ahmet Fuat
  • Jeremy J Murphy
  • Helen C Hancock
  • James M Mason
  • Mark de Belder
  • A Pali S Hungin
  • Nitin Kumar
  • Nehal Hussain
  • Raj Singh
  • Esther Wood
  • Gill Brennan
  • Douglas Wilson
  • Doug Wilson
  • Andrew Teggert
  • Novin Manshani
  • David Hodges
  • Trudy Hunt
  • Andy Baker

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc "It's Somebody else's responsibility" - perceptions of general practitioners, heart failure nurses, care home staff, and residents towards heart failure diagnosis and management for older people in long-term care: a qualitative interview study
    Helen Close
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:69. 2013
    ..This study aimed to examine the experiences and expectations of clinicians, care-facility staff and residents in interpreting suspected symptoms of HF and deciding whether and how to intervene...
  2. pmc Hormone replacement therapy is associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a retrospective cohort study
    Helen Close
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:56. 2012
    ..This study investigated the association between HRT and GORD in menopausal women using validated general practice records...
  3. pmc High prevalence of undetected heart failure in long-term care residents: findings from the Heart Failure in Care Homes (HFinCH) study
    Helen C Hancock
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:158-65. 2013
    ..This study aimed to ascertain heart failure prevalence and clinical management in this population...
  4. pmc Feasibility of evidence-based diagnosis and management of heart failure in older people in care: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Helen C Hancock
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    BMC Geriatr 12:70. 2012
    ..We initiated an onsite heart failure service, compared with 'usual care' with the aim of establishing the feasibility of accurate diagnosis and appropriate management...
  5. pmc Utility of biomarkers in the differential diagnosis of heart failure in older people: findings from the heart failure in care homes (HFinCH) diagnostic accuracy study
    James M Mason
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e53560. 2013
    ..The performance of biomarkers for heart failure (HF) in older residents in long-term care is poorly understood and has not differentiated between left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) and HF with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF)...
  6. doi request reprint Renal failure in lithium-treated bipolar disorder: a retrospective cohort study
    Helen Close
    Durham Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e90169. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between use of lithium carbonate and incidence of renal failure in patients with bipolar disorder...