Tom Fahey

Summary

Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Educational and organisational interventions used to improve the management of hypertension in primary care: a systematic review
    Tom Fahey
    University of Dundee, Scotland
    Br J Gen Pract 55:875-82. 2005
  2. pmc Cardiology
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee
    Br J Gen Pract 54:695-702. 2004
  3. pmc Valuable insights from morbidity coding in primary care
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee DD2 4AD
    BMJ 328:1113. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of urinary tract infection in women: a prospective cohort study
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4AD, UK
    Fam Pract 20:1-6. 2003
  5. pmc Sudden death in an adult taking methadone: lessons for general practice
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4AD
    Br J Gen Pract 53:471-2. 2003
  6. pmc Tackling therapeutic inertia: role of treatment data in quality indicators
    Bruce Guthrie
    Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF
    BMJ 335:542-4. 2007
  7. pmc Quality of care for elderly residents in nursing homes and elderly people living at home: controlled observational study
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4AD
    BMJ 326:580. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antihypertensive medication assessed by self-report was associated with electronic monitoring compliance
    Knut Schroeder
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:650-1. 2006
  9. pmc Quality measurement of care for people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland: implications for the new UK general practice contract
    Bruce Guthrie
    Department of Community Health Sciences, General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    Br J Gen Pract 53:709-13. 2003
  10. pmc Organisational factors in relation to control of blood pressure: an observational study
    Melanie Inkster
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee
    Br J Gen Pract 55:931-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Educational and organisational interventions used to improve the management of hypertension in primary care: a systematic review
    Tom Fahey
    University of Dundee, Scotland
    Br J Gen Pract 55:875-82. 2005
    ..The optimal way in which to organise and deliver care to patients with hypertension has not been clearly identified...
  2. pmc Cardiology
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee
    Br J Gen Pract 54:695-702. 2004
    ..Tertiary prevention: recent developments in cardiac rehabilitation; recent evidence concerning revascularisation procedures and appropriateness criteria for referral; and implantable defibrillators...
  3. pmc Valuable insights from morbidity coding in primary care
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee DD2 4AD
    BMJ 328:1113. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of urinary tract infection in women: a prospective cohort study
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4AD, UK
    Fam Pract 20:1-6. 2003
    ..It is unclear how symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI) influence clinical management in terms of diagnostic testing and treatment with antibiotics...
  5. pmc Sudden death in an adult taking methadone: lessons for general practice
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4AD
    Br J Gen Pract 53:471-2. 2003
  6. pmc Tackling therapeutic inertia: role of treatment data in quality indicators
    Bruce Guthrie
    Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF
    BMJ 335:542-4. 2007
  7. pmc Quality of care for elderly residents in nursing homes and elderly people living at home: controlled observational study
    Tom Fahey
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4AD
    BMJ 326:580. 2003
    ..To assess the quality of care given to elderly people and compare the care given to residents in nursing homes with those living in their own homes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antihypertensive medication assessed by self-report was associated with electronic monitoring compliance
    Knut Schroeder
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:650-1. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate an adherence self-report tool to assess adherence to blood pressure lowering medication...
  9. pmc Quality measurement of care for people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland: implications for the new UK general practice contract
    Bruce Guthrie
    Department of Community Health Sciences, General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    Br J Gen Pract 53:709-13. 2003
    ..The new United Kingdom general practice contract proposes that up to a third of general practitioners' income will come from achieving quality targets...
  10. pmc Organisational factors in relation to control of blood pressure: an observational study
    Melanie Inkster
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee
    Br J Gen Pract 55:931-7. 2005
    ..Studies show that 60-75% of treated patients with hypertension in general practice, still do not reach the recommended blood pressure targets of <150/90 mmHg...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coronary risk scores
    Alan A Montgomery
    Lancet 363:572-3. 2004
  12. pmc Predicting complications from acute cough in pre-school children in primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Health Services Research, Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham Hill, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 54:9-14. 2004
    ..There is uncertainty about which children with cough are most and least likely to experience complications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis for newly diagnosed hypertensive patients: a qualitative investigation
    Marjorie C Weiss
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:197-203. 2004
    ..While views on the decision aid were favourable, it was difficult to determine whether this was due to the individualised cardiovascular risk information it provided or the decision analytic process itself...
  14. ncbi request reprint How can we improve adherence to blood pressure-lowering medication in ambulatory care? Systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Knut Schroeder
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, England
    Arch Intern Med 164:722-32. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of interventions to increase adherence to blood pressure-lowering medication...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led adherence support in hypertension: a randomized controlled trial
    Knut Schroeder
    Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Fam Pract 22:144-51. 2005
    ..Lack of medication adherence is a common reason for poor control of blood pressure in the community, increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes...
  16. pmc Improving adherence to drugs for hypertension
    Knut Schroeder
    BMJ 335:1002-3. 2007
  17. pmc Validation of a clinical rule to predict complications of acute cough in preschool children: a prospective study in primary care
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 57:530-7. 2007
    ..The clinical rule used the presence/absence of fever and/or chest signs to distinguish children at low, medium, and high risk of complications...
  18. pmc Three-year follow-up of a factorial randomised controlled trial of two decision aids for newly diagnosed hypertensive patients
    Clare L Emmett
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 55:551-3. 2005
    ..The randomised controlled trial cohort as a whole, irrespective of randomised group, demonstrated substantial reductions in blood pressure and 10-year cardiovascular risk over the follow-up period...
  19. ncbi request reprint Information leaflet and antibiotic prescribing strategies for acute lower respiratory tract infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Highfield, England
    JAMA 293:3029-35. 2005
    ..Acute lower respiratory tract infection is the most common condition treated in primary care. Many physicians still prescribe antibiotics; however, systematic reviews of the use of antibiotics are small and have diverse conclusions...
  20. pmc Adherence to statin or aspirin or both in patients with established cardiovascular disease: exploring healthy behaviour vs. drug effects and 10-year follow-up of outcome
    Li Wei
    Medicines Monitoring Unit MEMO, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:110-6. 2008
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  21. pmc Overcoming clinical inertia in the management of hypertension
    Chris Salisbury
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    CMAJ 174:1285-6. 2006
  22. pmc Diagnosis and diagnostic testing in primary care
    Colin McCowan
    Br J Gen Pract 56:323-4. 2006
  23. pmc Predicting the duration of symptoms in lower respiratory tract infection
    Michael Moore
    University of Southampton, Division of Community Clinical Sciences, Southampton, SO16 5ST
    Br J Gen Pract 58:88-92. 2008
    ..Antibiotic treatment makes little or no difference to the duration of cough. Limited information is currently available regarding predictors of illness duration...
  24. pmc Measuring the financial burden of acute cough in pre-school children: a cost of illness study
    Sandra Hollinghurst
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, 25 Belgrave Road, Clifton, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:10. 2008
    ..Purpose: To estimate the cost per child per episode, and the annual population cost in the UK, of acute cough in pre-school children presenting to primary care...
  25. pmc Cardiovascular risk estimation: important but may be inaccurate
    Vishnu Madhok
    Division of Community Health Sciences, Mackenzie Building, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF
    BMJ 332:1422. 2006
  26. pmc Construction and assumptions of models should be explicit
    Tom Fahey
    BMJ 334:814. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint A review identifies and classifies reasons for ordering diagnostic tests
    Penny Whiting
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:981-9. 2007
    ..To consider the reasons and context for test ordering by doctors when faced with an undiagnosed complaint in primary or secondary care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a computerized decision aid in primary care on decision making and quality of life in menorrhagia: results of the MENTIP randomized controlled trial
    Joanne Protheroe
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 27:575-84. 2007
    ..Computerized decision aids have the potential to increase patient involvement in the decision-making process. However, most published evidence concerning the effectiveness of decision aids is from secondary care...
  29. pmc Childhood eczema
    Miriam Santer
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4AD
    BMJ 331:497. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Adherence to long-term therapies: recent WHO report provides some answers but poses even more questions
    Knut Schroeder
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:2-3. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Labelling of acute respiratory illness: evidence of between-practitioner variation in the UK
    Nigel Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, Australia
    Fam Pract 19:375-7. 2002
    ..It is unclear which symptoms and signs GPs use when attributing diagnostic labels to patients with acute respiratory illness (ARI)...
  32. ncbi request reprint The treatment of acute bronchitis by general practitioners in the UK. Results of a cross sectional postal survey
    Nigel P Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 31:676-9. 2002
    ..In Australia and the UK acute bronchitis is a common presenting problem in general practice. When symptoms persist management can be difficult and despite evidence that antibiotics are usually ineffective their use is widespread...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of urinary tract infection
    Alastair D Hay
    JAMA 288:1229; author reply 1230-1. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of computerised evidence based guidelines. Opportunity was missed
    Tom Fahey
    BMJ 326:394; author reply 394. 2003
  35. pmc Predictors of postmenopausal osteoporosis: study methods and analysis require clarification
    Joseph Wong
    BMJ 327:392; author reply 392-3. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint The influence of absolute cardiovascular risk, patient utilities, and costs on the decision to treat hypertension: a Markov decision analysis
    Alan A Montgomery
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, UK
    J Hypertens 21:1753-9. 2003
    ..To estimate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of blood pressure-lowering treatment over a lifetime...
  37. pmc A factorial randomised controlled trial of decision analysis and an information video plus leaflet for newly diagnosed hypertensive patients
    Alan A Montgomery
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL
    Br J Gen Pract 53:446-53. 2003
    ..There is a lack of evidence regarding the value of tools designed to aid decision making in patients with newly diagnosed hypertension...
  38. pmc Predictive accuracy of the Framingham coronary risk score in British men: prospective cohort study
    Peter Brindle
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 327:1267. 2003
    ..To establish the predictive accuracy of the Framingham risk score for coronary heart disease in a representative British population...
  39. pmc Diagnosis of pneumonia
    Peter Brindle
    Br J Gen Pract 53:565-6. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint The duration of acute cough in pre-school children presenting to primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Fam Pract 20:696-705. 2003
    ..A recent systematic review of the natural history of cough included studies of unrepresentative, selected patients with heterogeneous measures and definitions of cough duration...
  41. ncbi request reprint Managing acute cystitis in women
    Tom Fahey
    Fam Pract 21:221-2. 2004
  42. pmc The inter-observer agreement of examining pre-school children with acute cough: a nested study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6, 6JL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 5:4. 2004
    ..The presence of clinical signs have implications for diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the inter-observer agreement of clinical signs in pre-school children presenting to primary care...
  43. pmc Daily regimen and compliance with treatment. All available evidence needs to be evaluated
    Knut Schroeder
    BMJ 324:425. 2002
  44. pmc New score is needed to predict risk of coronary heart disease
    Peter Brindle
    BMJ 324:1217. 2002