Richard Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Implementing guidelines in primary care: can population impact measures help?
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Public Health 3:7. 2003
  2. pmc Restrictions impeding web-based courses: a survey of publishers' variation in authorising access to high quality on-line literature
    Michele Langlois
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Med Educ 4:7. 2004
  3. pmc Assessing the impact of heart failure specialist services on patient populations
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:10. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations in process and outcomes of diabetes care by socio-economic status in Salford, UK
    R Edwards
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    Diabetologia 46:750-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding global health issues: are international medical electives the answer?
    Richard Edwards
    School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, Manchester, UK
    Med Educ 38:688-90. 2004
  6. pmc Impact of upward social mobility on population mortality: analysis with routine data
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT
    BMJ 325:134. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Public health in Primary Care Trusts: a resource needs assessment
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Public Health 117:157-64. 2003
  8. pmc Communicating risks at the population level: application of population impact numbers
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT
    BMJ 327:1162-5. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Exploring uptake of cardiac rehabilitation in a minority ethnic population in England: a qualitative study
    Umesh Chauhan
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 9:68-74. 2010
  10. pmc Prioritising between direct observation of therapy and case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: use of population impact measures
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    BMC Med 4:35. 2006

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Implementing guidelines in primary care: can population impact measures help?
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Public Health 3:7. 2003
    ....
  2. pmc Restrictions impeding web-based courses: a survey of publishers' variation in authorising access to high quality on-line literature
    Michele Langlois
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Med Educ 4:7. 2004
    ..Publishers' responses to requests to access health literature in the context of developing an electronic Master's degree course are described...
  3. pmc Assessing the impact of heart failure specialist services on patient populations
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:10. 2004
    ..We examined the potential impact on readmissions and mortality of specialist heart failure services capable of delivering treatments such as b-blockers and Nurse-Led Educational Intervention (N-LEI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations in process and outcomes of diabetes care by socio-economic status in Salford, UK
    R Edwards
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    Diabetologia 46:750-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to investigate trends in provision and outcomes of care by socio-economic status among patients with diabetes in Salford, United Kingdom...
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding global health issues: are international medical electives the answer?
    Richard Edwards
    School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, Manchester, UK
    Med Educ 38:688-90. 2004
  6. pmc Impact of upward social mobility on population mortality: analysis with routine data
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT
    BMJ 325:134. 2002
    ..To examine the contribution of changes in the distribution of social class to the mortality of the whole population between 1970-2 and 1991-3...
  7. ncbi request reprint Public health in Primary Care Trusts: a resource needs assessment
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Public Health 117:157-64. 2003
    ....
  8. pmc Communicating risks at the population level: application of population impact numbers
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT
    BMJ 327:1162-5. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Exploring uptake of cardiac rehabilitation in a minority ethnic population in England: a qualitative study
    Umesh Chauhan
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 9:68-74. 2010
    ..Variation in prevalence and outcome is in part related to access to appropriate health care...
  10. pmc Prioritising between direct observation of therapy and case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: use of population impact measures
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    BMC Med 4:35. 2006
    ..Using tuberculosis (TB) in India as an example, we examined the population impact of two interventions: direct observation of therapy and increasing case-finding...
  11. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal for public health: a new checklist
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Public Health 122:92-8. 2008
    ..There have been a number of attempts to develop critical appraisal tools, but few have had a public health focus. This paper describes a new checklist with public health aspects...
  12. pmc Anthropometry measures and prevalence of obesity in the urban adult population of Cameroon: an update from the Cameroon Burden of Diabetes Baseline Survey
    Raoul M Kamadjeu
    Health of Population in Transition Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde University I, Cameroon
    BMC Public Health 6:228. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to provide baseline and reference data on the prevalence and distribution of overweight and obesity, using different anthropometric measurements in adult urban populations in Cameroon...
  13. pmc Levels of second hand smoke in pubs and bars by deprivation and food-serving status: a cross-sectional study from North West England
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:42. 2006
    ..We set out to test the hypothesis that pubs from more deprived areas and non food-serving pubs have higher levels of particulate air pollution...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in New Zealand: top marks for new smoking cessation guidelines, must try harder elsewhere
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 121:5-8. 2008
  15. pmc The impact of partial smokefree legislation on health inequalities: evidence from a survey of 1150 pubs in North West England
    Karen Tocque
    North West Public Health Observatory, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, North Street, Liverpool, L3 2AY, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:91. 2005
    ..We aimed to survey pubs and bars across the North West of England to assess smoking policies and the proportion and variations by deprivation level of venues preparing and serving food...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of four major tobacco control interventions in New Zealand: a review
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:71-86. 2008
    ..To identify the extent to which four major population-level tobacco control interventions were used in New Zealand from January 2000 to June 2007...
  17. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behavior relating to diabetes and its main risk factors among urban residents in Cameroon: a qualitative survey
    Emmanuel Kiawi
    Health of Population in Transition Research Group HoPiT Cameroon, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, PO Box 8046, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Ethn Dis 16:503-9. 2006
    ..Health education should be informed by lay perspectives to maximize the appropriateness of the messages and their effect on knowledge, attitudes, and behavior...
  18. ncbi request reprint Majority of smokers and non-smokers in favour of smokefree parks in New Zealand
    Ann Marie Stevenson
    N Z Med J 121:108-10. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Initiation of insulin glargine therapy in type 2 diabetes subjects suboptimally controlled on oral antidiabetic agents: results from the AT.LANTUS trial
    M Davies
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:387-99. 2008
    ..This subgroup analysis investigated the initiation of once-daily glargine therapy in patients suboptimally controlled on multiple OADs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Taxes for health: the argument is more about health than economics
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 120:U2790. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, harm reduction, and nicotine product regulation
    John Britton
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    Lancet 371:441-5. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter infection and chicken: an update on New Zealand's largest 'common source outbreak'
    Michael Baker
    N Z Med J 120:U2717. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Low and declining cigarette smoking rates among doctors and nurses: 2006 New Zealand Census data
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:43-51. 2008
    ..To examine smoking status among doctors and nurses using data from the 2006 Census and to describe recent trends in smoking prevalence among doctors and nurses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lessons from Hong Kong and other countries for outdoor smokefree areas in New Zealand?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2624. 2007
  25. pmc National smokefree law in New Zealand improves air quality inside bars, pubs and restaurants
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:85. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Working with Toronto neighbourhoods toward developing indicators of community capacity
    Suzanne F Jackson
    Centre for Health Promotion, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, 100 College Street, Suite 207, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L5, Canada
    Health Promot Int 18:339-50. 2003
    ..The significance of the indicators of community capacity proposed in the study is that they focus on identifying and measuring the facilitating and constraining socioenvironmental conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of wheeze and self-reported asthma and asthma care in an urban and rural area of Tanzania and Cameroon
    Ferdinand Mugusi
    Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trop Doct 34:209-14. 2004
    ..There were major gaps in clinical care, particularly in urban areas. Sustainable methods for delivering accessible and effective asthma care in sub-Saharan Africa are required...
  28. ncbi request reprint Case report: octreotide as an adjunct to embolisation in the management of recurrent bleeding upper gastrointestinal metastases from primary renal cell cancer
    Gavin W A Lamb
    Department of Urology, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, G12 0YN, Glasgow, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 37:691-3. 2005
    ..Octreotide has been observed to be effective both in the acute management of persistent haemorrhage and in prevention of subsequent haematemesis from GI metastatic RCC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Going smoke-free: the medical case for clean air in the home, at work and in public places
    Richard Edwards
    Clin Med 5:548-50. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint A model of closed chest regional myocardial infarction in the rabbit: a clinically relevant in vivo assay system of post-infarction remodelling
    Richard Edwards
    Deparment of Cardiology, KCL, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EH, Great Britain
    Basic Res Cardiol 97:374-83. 2002
    ..We believe it may provide a more physiologically and clinically relevant in vivo assay system of left ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction...
  31. pmc Teenagers' perceptions of blindness related to smoking: a novel message to a vulnerable group
    Phillip Moradi
    Bolton Eye Unit, Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton BL4 0JR, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:605-7. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking often starts in teenage years. It is not known whether teenagers are aware of the association of smoking with eye disease and blindness...
  32. ncbi request reprint Smoking, smoking cessation, and use of smoking cessation aids and support services in South Derbyshire, England
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Public Health 121:321-32. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Lessons for the criminal justice process from evidence-based medical practice?
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 120:U2480. 2007
  34. pmc A new national smokefree law increased calls to a national quitline
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Otago University Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:75. 2007
    ..Previous work has shown that the number of calls to the Quitline are influenced by marketing of the service through media campaigns. We set out to investigate if the smokefree law increased calls to the Quitline...
  35. pmc The problem of tobacco smoking
    Richard Edwards
    Medical School, University of Manchester
    BMJ 328:217-9. 2004