David A Fitzmaurice

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral anticoagulation management in primary care with the use of computerized decision support and near-patient testing: a randomized, controlled trial
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of General Practice, Medical School, The University of Birmingham, England
    Arch Intern Med 160:2343-8. 2000
  2. pmc Trial Protocol: a randomised controlled trial of extended anticoagulation treatment versus routine anticoagulation treatment for the prevention of recurrent VTE and post thrombotic syndrome in patients being treated for a first episode of unprovoked VTE (
    Jayne Tullett
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:16. 2013
  3. pmc SMART: self-management of anticoagulation, a randomised trial [ISRCTN19313375]
    Deborah McCahon
    BMC Fam Pract 4:11. 2003
  4. pmc A randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in the over 65s: (SAFE) [ISRCTN19633732]
    Dawn Swancutt
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:12. 2004
  5. pmc Protocol for Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study (BAFTA): a randomised controlled trial of warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in the management of atrial fibrillation in an elderly primary care population [ISRCTN89345269]
    Jonathan W F Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 3:9. 2003
  6. pmc Prevalence of the use of cancer related self-tests by members of the public: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 6:215. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and coagulation: who and when?
    David Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Clinical Sciences Building, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Blood Rev 23:241-4. 2009
  8. pmc Self management of oral anticoagulation: randomised trial
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
    BMJ 331:1057. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral anticoagulation control: the European perspective
    David A Fitzmaurice
    The Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The Medical School, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 21:95-100. 2006
  10. pmc The faults of expert reviews are already well known
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 327:269. 2003

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral anticoagulation management in primary care with the use of computerized decision support and near-patient testing: a randomized, controlled trial
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of General Practice, Medical School, The University of Birmingham, England
    Arch Intern Med 160:2343-8. 2000
    ..There is increased pressure on primary care physicians to monitor oral anticoagulation...
  2. pmc Trial Protocol: a randomised controlled trial of extended anticoagulation treatment versus routine anticoagulation treatment for the prevention of recurrent VTE and post thrombotic syndrome in patients being treated for a first episode of unprovoked VTE (
    Jayne Tullett
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:16. 2013
    ..It has a cumulative incidence after 2 years of around 25% and it has been suggested that extended oral anticoagulation should be investigated as a possible preventative measure...
  3. pmc SMART: self-management of anticoagulation, a randomised trial [ISRCTN19313375]
    Deborah McCahon
    BMC Fam Pract 4:11. 2003
    ..Patient self-management is a logical progression from the primary care model. This study will be the first to randomise non-selected patients in primary care, to either self-management or standard care...
  4. pmc A randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in the over 65s: (SAFE) [ISRCTN19633732]
    Dawn Swancutt
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:12. 2004
    ..The value of clinical assessment and echocardiography as additional methods of risk stratification for thromboembolic disease in patients with AF were also evaluated...
  5. pmc Protocol for Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study (BAFTA): a randomised controlled trial of warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in the management of atrial fibrillation in an elderly primary care population [ISRCTN89345269]
    Jonathan W F Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 3:9. 2003
    ..The Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged (BAFTA) study will provide evidence of the risks and benefits of warfarin versus aspirin for the prevention of stroke for older people with AF in a primary care setting...
  6. pmc Prevalence of the use of cancer related self-tests by members of the public: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 6:215. 2006
    ..This study aims to gain an understanding of the frequency of self-testing for cancer and characteristics of users...
  7. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and coagulation: who and when?
    David Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Clinical Sciences Building, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Blood Rev 23:241-4. 2009
    ..Whilst newer agents may replace warfarin in the future, the evidence for anti-platelet therapy is poor and aspirin should be reserved only for patients who have very low stroke risk or those patients who cannot tolerate warfarin therapy...
  8. pmc Self management of oral anticoagulation: randomised trial
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
    BMJ 331:1057. 2005
    ..To determine the clinical effectiveness of self management compared with routine care in patients on long term oral anticoagulants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral anticoagulation control: the European perspective
    David A Fitzmaurice
    The Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The Medical School, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 21:95-100. 2006
    ..We then review the literature as it pertains to the safety, efficacy, and cost effectiveness of patient self-management with point-of-care INR testing at home and discuss the implications for such care in the UK...
  10. pmc The faults of expert reviews are already well known
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 327:269. 2003
  11. pmc A systematic review of outcome measures reported for the therapeutic effectiveness of oral anticoagulation
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The Medical School, University of Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Clin Pathol 56:48-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate the evidence of therapeutic international normalised ratio (INR) control reporting and to provide recommendations for future reporting, particularly for research and audit purposes...
  12. pmc A randomised controlled trial of patient self management of oral anticoagulation treatment compared with primary care management
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Clin Pathol 55:845-9. 2002
    ..Patient self management for oral anticoagulation is a model new to the UK. This randomised trial was the first to compare routine primary care management of oral anticoagulation with patient self management...
  13. pmc Does the Birmingham model of oral anticoagulation management in primary care work outside trial conditions?
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 2TT
    Br J Gen Pract 51:828-9. 2001
    ..There were no significant differences between groups for the number of clinical outcomes per patient. This study confirmed that, within these practices, oral anticoagulation management is safe and effective using the Birmingham model...
  14. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based review and guidelines for patient self-testing and management of oral anticoagulation
    D A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The Medical School, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Haematol 131:156-65. 2005
    ..Further data on both health economic and clinical outcomes are required from UK based studies before widespread implementation of self-testing and management can be recommended on a wider scale...
  15. pmc Screening versus routine practice in detection of atrial fibrillation in patients aged 65 or over: cluster randomised controlled trial
    David A Fitzmaurice
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 335:383. 2007
    ..To assess whether screening improves the detection of atrial fibrillation (cluster randomisation) and to compare systematic and opportunistic screening...
  16. pmc Patient self management of oral anticoagulation in routine care in the UK
    D McCahon
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Pathol 60:1263-7. 2007
    ..SMART adds to the growing body of trial data to support PSM; however there are no data on clinical effectiveness and cost of PSM in routine care...
  17. pmc An international longitudinal registry of patients with atrial fibrillation at risk of stroke (GARFIELD): the UK protocol
    Patricia N Apenteng
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:31. 2013
    ..The purpose of the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD (GARFIELD) is to determine the real-life management and outcomes of patients newly diagnosed with non-valvular AF...
  18. doi request reprint Does self-management of oral anticoagulation therapy improve quality of life and anxiety?
    Deborah McCahon
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Pract 28:134-40. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Point of care testing for INR monitoring: where are we now?
    E T Murray
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Br J Haematol 127:373-8. 2004
    ..This review describes the utilization of POC testing outside the laboratory setting to develop models of care for oral anticoagulation management...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality assurance for oral anticoagulation self management: a cluster randomized trial
    E T Murray
    UK NEQAS for Blood Coagulation, Sheffield, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 6:464-9. 2008
    ..External quality assessment (EQA) should be an inherent component of patient self management (PSM) of oral anticoagulation. The aim of this study was to evaluate methods of EQA for patients within a cluster randomized trial...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient self-management of oral anticoagulation and external quality assessment procedures
    E T Murray
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Haematol 122:825-8. 2003
    ..3% to as low as 5.4%. Further study is required to determine how precision within these EQA schemes relates to the stability of treatment in patients' management of their own anticoagulation...
  22. pmc Protocol for a systematic review of prognostic models for the recurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) following treatment for a first unprovoked VTE
    Joie Ensor
    Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Syst Rev 2:91. 2013
    ..The review has been registered with PROSPERO (CRD42013003494)...
  23. pmc Self-testing for cancer: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:102. 2008
    ..g. convenience) but there are also potential harms (e.g. delays in seeking treatment). The extent of cancer-related self-test use in the UK is not known. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of cancer-related self-test use...
  24. doi request reprint Anticoagulant management in patients with atrial fibrillation
    David A Fitzmaurice
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Semin Thromb Hemost 35:543-7. 2009
    ..0 to 3.0 (target: 2.5). To have a public health impact, patients with AF need efficient and correct identification, with appropriate treatment directed at those patients at most risk from the condition...
  25. pmc Accuracy of diagnosing atrial fibrillation on electrocardiogram by primary care practitioners and interpretative diagnostic software: analysis of data from screening for atrial fibrillation in the elderly (SAFE) trial
    Jonathan Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 335:380. 2007
    ..To assess the accuracy of general practitioners, practice nurses, and interpretative software in the use of different types of electrocardiogram to diagnose atrial fibrillation...
  26. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in people aged 65 and over. The SAFE study
    F D R Hobbs
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-74. 2005
    ..Also to evaluate the relative cost-effectiveness of different methods of recording and interpreting the electrocardiogram (ECG) within a screening programme...
  27. pmc Protocol for a systematic review of the diagnostic and prognostic utility of tests currently available for the detection of aspirin resistance in patients with established cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease
    Smriti Raichand
    Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Syst Rev 2:16. 2013
    ..The review has been registered with PROSPERO (CRD42012002151)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism
    David A Fitzmaurice
    The Medical School University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 69:132-4. 2004
  29. pmc General practitioners with special clinical interests: evidence for effectiveness exists
    David A Fitzmaurice
    BMJ 327:933. 2003
  30. pmc Anticoagulation in hospitals and general practice
    Andrew D Blann
    University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham
    BMJ 326:153-6. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism
    David A Fitzmaurice
    The Medical School University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 66:475-7. 2002
  32. pmc Anticoagulation
    David A Fitzmaurice
    CMAJ 170:447, 450; author reply 451. 2004
  33. pmc Bleeding risks of antithrombotic therapy
    David A Fitzmaurice
    BMJ 325:828-31. 2002
  34. pmc Thromboprophylaxis for adults in hospital
    David A Fitzmaurice
    BMJ 334:1017-8. 2007