Affiliation: University of Bristol
- Inter-rater agreement in the scoring of abstracts submitted to a primary care research conferenceAlan A Montgomery
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 2:8. 2002..The aim of this study was to investigate agreement on dimensions of a checklist between two referees when evaluating abstracts submitted for a primary care conference...
- Randomized trial evaluating the framing of cardiovascular risk and its impact on blood pressure control [ISRCTN87597585]T Fahey
Division of Primary Health Care University of Bristol, Cotham House, BS6 6JL, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 1:10. 2001..We sought to investigate the effect of framing cardiovascular risk as two different formats in a randomized trial...
- Management of menorrhagia in primary care-impact on referral and hysterectomy: data from the Somerset Morbidity ProjectC Grant
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR
J Epidemiol Community Health 54:709-13. 2000..To investigate the management of menorrhagia in primary care and its impact on referral and hysterectomy rates...
- Should we advise parents to administer over the counter cough medicines for acute cough? Systematic review of randomised controlled trialsK Schroeder
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
Arch Dis Child 86:170-5. 2002..To determine the effectiveness of over the counter (OTC) cough medicines for acute cough in children...
- Dramaturgical study of meetings between general practitioners and representatives of pharmaceutical companies; Commentary: dramaturgical model gives valuable insightM Somerset
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS6 6JL
BMJ 323:1481-4. 2001..To examine the interaction between general practitioners and pharmaceutical company representatives...
- How do patients' treatment preferences compare with those of clinicians?A A Montgomery
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
Qual Health Care 10:i39-43. 2001..Most of the research to date is cross sectional; longitudinal research is required to investigate whether preferences change over time and are related to treatment choice, adherence to medication if taken, and health outcomes...
- Relationship between medication adherence and blood pressure in primary care: prospective studyK Schroeder
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
J Hum Hypertens 20:625-7. 2006..The relationship between adherence and achieved blood pressure is far from clear...
- Shared decision making in hypertension: the impact of patient preferences on treatment choiceA A Montgomery
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
Fam Pract 18:309-13. 2001..Further evaluation of this method as a shared decision-making tool is warranted...
- Diagnosis of left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD): development and validation of a clinical prediction rule in primary careT Fahey
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
Fam Pract 24:628-35. 2007..Diagnosing suspected left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) in the community is a challenge for GPs. We developed and validated a clinical prediction rule (CPR) for LVSD based on history, examination and electrocardiogram (ECG)...
- How can adherence to lipid-lowering medication be improved? A systematic review of randomized controlled trialsA Schedlbauer
Division of Primary Care, School of Community Health Sciences, 13th Floor, Tower Building, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Fam Pract 24:380-7. 2007..The objective of this review was to assess the effect of adherence-enhancing interventions for lipid-lowering medication...
- Accuracy and impact of risk assessment in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic reviewP Brindle
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
Heart 92:1752-9. 2006..To determine the accuracy of assessing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in the primary prevention of CVD and its impact on clinical outcomes...
- Adherence to antihypertensive medication and association with patient and practice factorsM E Inkster
J Hum Hypertens 20:295-7. 2006
- Control, compare and communicate: designing control charts to summarise efficiently data from multiple quality indicatorsB Guthrie
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 14:450-4. 2005....
- NSAID use and BP in treated hypertensives: a retrospective controlled observational studyR Sheridan
Department of Geriatric and General Medicine, South West England Rotation Bristol Royal Infirmary, Royal Devon and Exeter, and Frenchay Hospitals, UK
J Hum Hypertens 19:445-50. 2005..The reported association between NSAID use and BP control appears much less substantial than has been previously suggested...
- The accuracy of symptoms, signs and diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction in primary care: a diagnostic accuracy systematic reviewV Madhok
Tayside Centre for General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
BMC Fam Pract 9:56. 2008..To assess the accuracy of findings from the clinical history, symptoms, signs and diagnostic tests (ECG, CXR and natriuretic peptides) in relation to the diagnosis of left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) in a primary care setting...