Lorna K Fraser

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi A cohort study of children and young people with progressive neuromuscular disorders: clinical and demographic profiles and changing patterns of referral for palliative care
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Palliat Med 26:924-9. 2012
  2. doi Food outlet availability, deprivation and obesity in a multi-ethnic sample of pregnant women in Bradford, UK
    L K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 75:1048-56. 2012
  3. doi Fast food and obesity: a spatial analysis in a large United Kingdom population of children aged 13-15
    Lorna K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 42:e77-85. 2012
  4. doi Rising national prevalence of life-limiting conditions in children in England
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatrics 129:e923-9. 2012
  5. doi Fast food, other food choices and body mass index in teenagers in the United Kingdom (ALSPAC): a structural equation modelling approach
    L K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, University Road, Leeds, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1325-30. 2011
  6. doi Hospice provision and usage amongst young people with neuromuscular disease in the United Kingdom
    L K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Level 8 Worsley Building, Room 8 49, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 15:326-30. 2011
  7. doi Referral to a specialist paediatric palliative care service in oncology patients
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:677-80. 2011
  8. doi The association between the geography of fast food outlets and childhood obesity rates in Leeds, UK
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Health Place 16:1124-8. 2010
  9. pmc The geography of Fast Food outlets: a review
    Lorna K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2290-308. 2010
  10. doi Palliative care in Yorkshire, UK 1987-2008: survival and mortality in a hospice
    L K Taylor
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:89-93. 2010

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi A cohort study of children and young people with progressive neuromuscular disorders: clinical and demographic profiles and changing patterns of referral for palliative care
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Palliat Med 26:924-9. 2012
    ..Progressive neuromuscular disease in children is life limiting and these children and young people would benefit from palliative care services, but data are limited on the number and demography of these children...
  2. doi Food outlet availability, deprivation and obesity in a multi-ethnic sample of pregnant women in Bradford, UK
    L K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 75:1048-56. 2012
    ..The stronger association between area level deprivation and fast food density than with area level deprivation and obesity argues for more detailed accounts of the obesogenic environment that include measures of individual behaviour...
  3. doi Fast food and obesity: a spatial analysis in a large United Kingdom population of children aged 13-15
    Lorna K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 42:e77-85. 2012
    ..The childhood obesity epidemic is a current public health priority in many countries, and the consumption of fast food has been associated with obesity...
  4. doi Rising national prevalence of life-limiting conditions in children in England
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatrics 129:e923-9. 2012
    ..For children with these diseases, palliative care services should be available but few data are available to estimate the burden of these conditions...
  5. doi Fast food, other food choices and body mass index in teenagers in the United Kingdom (ALSPAC): a structural equation modelling approach
    L K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, University Road, Leeds, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1325-30. 2011
    ..To assess the association between the consumption of fast food (FF) and body mass index (BMI) of teenagers in a large UK birth cohort...
  6. doi Hospice provision and usage amongst young people with neuromuscular disease in the United Kingdom
    L K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Level 8 Worsley Building, Room 8 49, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 15:326-30. 2011
    ..To identify the nature of services for children and young people with progressive neuromuscular disorders (NMD) provided by Children's Hospices in the UK...
  7. doi Referral to a specialist paediatric palliative care service in oncology patients
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:677-80. 2011
    ..There is potential to increase the proportion of children and young people with cancer who are referred to specialist palliative care services...
  8. doi The association between the geography of fast food outlets and childhood obesity rates in Leeds, UK
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Health Place 16:1124-8. 2010
    ..To analyse the association between childhood overweight and obesity and the density and proximity of fast food outlets in relation to the child's residential postcode...
  9. pmc The geography of Fast Food outlets: a review
    Lorna K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2290-308. 2010
    ..There is potential for land use policies to have an influence on the location of new FF outlets. Further research should incorporate good quality data on FF consumption, weight and physical activity...
  10. doi Palliative care in Yorkshire, UK 1987-2008: survival and mortality in a hospice
    L K Taylor
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:89-93. 2010
    ..To provide new epidemiological evidence base of information on models of hospice care for children and young adults...
  11. doi Place of death and palliative care following discharge from paediatric intensive care units
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1195-8. 2011
    ..To determine where children die following discharge from paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in Great Britain and to investigate if this varies by discharge to palliative care...
  12. doi Palliative care discharge from paediatric intensive care units in Great Britain
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, UK
    Palliat Med 24:608-15. 2010
    ..16,5.71). We conclude that children admitted to paediatric intensive care units have a very low rate of discharge to palliative care. Specific demographic and clinical variables are associated with referral to palliative care...