Affiliation: University of Birmingham
- Initial management strategies for dyspepsiaB Delaney
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK B15 2TT
Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005..This review considers management strategies (combinations of initial investigation and empirical treatments) for dyspeptic patients. Dyspepsia was defined to include both epigastric pain and heartburn...
- Cost effectiveness of initial endoscopy for dyspepsia in patients over age 50 years: a randomised controlled trial in primary careB C Delaney
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Medical School, Edgbaston
Lancet 356:1965-9. 2000..We aimed to determine the cost effectiveness of initial endoscopy compared with usual management in patients with dyspepsia over age 50 years presenting to their primary care physician...
- Is society losing control of the medical research agenda?Brendan Delaney
University of Birmingham, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Birmingham B15 2TT
BMJ 332:1063-4. 2006
- Helicobacter pylori test and treat versus proton pump inhibitor in initial management of dyspepsia in primary care: multicentre randomised controlled trial (MRC-CUBE trial)Brendan C Delaney
Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
BMJ 336:651-4. 2008..To determine the cost effectiveness of Helicobacter pylori "test and treat" compared with empirical acid suppression in the initial management of patients with dyspepsia in primary care...
- A comparison of Bayesian and maximum likelihood methods to determine the performance of a point of care test for Helicobacter pylori in the office settingBrendan C Delaney
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
Med Decis Making 23:21-30. 2003..This study aimed to compare the results of a Bayesian statistical analysis and a maximum likelihood method to evaluate the performance of a PCT for Helicobacter pylori in primary care...
- Randomised controlled trial of Helicobacter pylori testing and endoscopy for dyspepsia in primary careB C Delaney
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, University of Birmingham Medical School, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
BMJ 322:898-901. 2001..To determine the cost effectiveness of a strategy of near patient Helicobacter pylori testing and endoscopy for managing dyspepsia...
- Review article: prevalence and epidemiology of gastro-oesophageal reflux diseaseB C Delaney
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:2-4. 2004..In summary, although symptoms and quality of life improve with acid suppression therapy, costs are high and the potential benefit of long-term treatment is rare, but serious complications of GERD are unknown...
- Helicobacter pylori test & treat strategy for dyspepsia: a qualitative study exploring the barriers and how to overcome themCliodna McNulty
Health Pretection Agency Primary Care Unit, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucester, and University of Birmingham, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Birmingham, UK
Fam Pract 23:203-9. 2006....
- Predictors of diagnostic accuracy and safe management in difficult diagnostic problems in family medicineOlga Kostopoulou
Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Med Decis Making 28:668-80. 2008..To investigate the role of information gathering and clinical experience on the diagnosis and management of difficult diagnostic problems in family medicine...
- Diagnostic difficulty and error in primary care--a systematic reviewOlga Kostopoulou
School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medicine and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Fam Pract 25:400-13. 2008..Diagnostic error in primary care can have serious implications for the patient, the clinician and the health-care system, possibly more so than other types of error...
- Missing celiac disease in family medicine: the importance of hypothesis generationOlga Kostopoulou
Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Med Decis Making 29:282-90. 2009..Delays in diagnosing celiac disease average 13 years. We aimed to identify reasons for misdiagnosis in family medicine...
- Symptom-based outcome measures for dyspepsia and GERD trials: a systematic reviewAdam Fraser
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Am J Gastroenterol 100:442-52. 2005..Although a number of measures have been developed, it remains unclear which of these should be used in new trials...
- A second-order simulation model of the cost-effectiveness of managing dyspepsia in the United StatesPelham M Barton
Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, UK
Med Decis Making 28:44-55. 2008..The objective of this study was to explore uncertainty in controversial areas of the 2005 American Gastroenterology Association position statement on the management of dyspepsia...
- Helicobacter pylori infectionBrendan C Delaney
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Am Fam Physician 67:2359-60. 2003
- Confidential reporting of patient safety events in primary care: results from a multilevel classification of cognitive and system factorsOlga Kostopoulou
University of Birmingham, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 16:95-100. 2007..To classify events of actual or potential harm to primary care patients using a multilevel taxonomy of cognitive and system factors...
- Who benefits from Helicobacter pylori eradication?Brendan C Delaney
BMJ 332:187-8. 2006
- Dyspepsia results may not apply in primary careBrendan C Delaney
BMJ 327:811. 2003
- Eradication therapy in Helicobacter pylori positive peptic ulcer disease: systematic review and economic analysisAlexander C Ford
Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UK
Am J Gastroenterol 99:1833-55. 2004..We conducted a systematic review and economic analysis to ascertain the efficacy of eradication therapy in the treatment of H. pylori positive peptic ulcer disease...
- Helicobacter pylori "test and treat" or endoscopy for managing dyspepsia: an individual patient data meta-analysisAlexander C Ford
Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, United Kingdom
Gastroenterology 128:1838-44. 2005....
- The management of dyspepsia and refluxBrendan C Delaney
University of Birmingham
Practitioner 247:408-11. 2003
- A systematic review of psychological therapies for nonulcer dyspepsiaShelly Soo
South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, U K
Am J Gastroenterol 99:1817-22. 2004....
- Nutrition in primary care: scope and relevance of output from the Cochrane CollaborationJaap J van Binsbergen
Department of Family Medicine, University Medical Center Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Am J Clin Nutr 77:1083S-1088S. 2003....
- Potential for improving patient safety by computerized decision support systemsBrendan C Delaney
Fam Pract 25:137-8. 2008
- The efficacy of proton pump inhibitors in nonulcer dyspepsia: a systematic review and economic analysisPaul Moayyedi
Gastroenterology Division, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Gastroenterology 127:1329-37. 2004..We conducted a systematic review to evaluate whether PPI therapy had any effect in nonulcer dyspepsia and constructed a health economic model to assess the cost-effectiveness of this approach...
- Measuring gastroesophageal reflux symptoms: musings from MarrakechPaul Moayyedi
Am J Gastroenterol 100:19-20. 2005..This has important implications for the development of future questionnaires in gastroesophageal reflux and other gastrointestinal diseases...