Paramjit S Gill

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Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changing doctor prescribing behaviour
    P S Gill
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Pharm World Sci 21:158-67. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and cardiac function amongst minority ethnic groups in the UK: a cross sectional study
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:5218-20. 2013
  3. pmc Mixed methods evaluation of targeted case finding for cardiovascular disease prevention using a stepped wedged cluster RCT
    Tom Marshall
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:908. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Under-representation of minority ethnic groups in cardiovascular research: a semi-structured interview study
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Fam Pract 30:233-41. 2013
  5. pmc Population health status of South Asian and African-Caribbean communities in the United Kingdom
    Melanie Calvert
    MRC Midland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:101. 2012
  6. pmc Prevalence of heart failure and atrial fibrillation in minority ethnic subjects: the Ethnic-Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening Study (E-ECHOES)
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26710. 2011
  7. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in Pakistani and Bangladeshi men in the UK: pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community outreach workers
    Rachna A Begh
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Trials 12:197. 2011
  8. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in Bangladeshi and Pakistani male adults: design of a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community smoking cessation workers
    Rachna A Begh
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Trials 10:71. 2009
  9. pmc Exposure to and opinions towards sex education among adolescent students in Mumbai: a cross-sectional survey
    Tami Benzaken
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:805. 2011
  10. pmc Experiences of outreach workers in promoting smoking cessation to Bangladeshi and Pakistani men: longitudinal qualitative evaluation
    Rachna A Begh
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:452. 2011

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Changing doctor prescribing behaviour
    P S Gill
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Pharm World Sci 21:158-67. 1999
    ..Of these interventions, 49 (51%, 41%-61%) showed a positive significant change compared to the control group but interpretation of specific interventions is limited due to wide and overlapping confidence intervals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and cardiac function amongst minority ethnic groups in the UK: a cross sectional study
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:5218-20. 2013
    ..Given that these groups are particularly susceptible to CVD, we hypothesised that STD would reflect abnormal cardiac function and heightened cardiovascular risk in these ethnic groups...
  3. pmc Mixed methods evaluation of targeted case finding for cardiovascular disease prevention using a stepped wedged cluster RCT
    Tom Marshall
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:908. 2012
    ..However the pilot project was not a robust evaluation. There was a need for an efficient evaluation that would not disrupt the planned rollout of the project...
  4. doi request reprint Under-representation of minority ethnic groups in cardiovascular research: a semi-structured interview study
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Fam Pract 30:233-41. 2013
    ..Minority ethnic groups are often excluded from research, and the reasons for this are complex...
  5. pmc Population health status of South Asian and African-Caribbean communities in the United Kingdom
    Melanie Calvert
    MRC Midland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:101. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether the health status in black and minority ethnic groups are comparable to these population health status data. The aim of this study was to evaluate health-status in South Asian and African-Caribbean populations...
  6. pmc Prevalence of heart failure and atrial fibrillation in minority ethnic subjects: the Ethnic-Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening Study (E-ECHOES)
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26710. 2011
    ..To document the community prevalence and severity of left ventricular systolic dysfunction, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation, amongst the South Asian and Black African-Caribbean groups in the UK...
  7. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in Pakistani and Bangladeshi men in the UK: pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community outreach workers
    Rachna A Begh
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Trials 12:197. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in Bangladeshi and Pakistani male adults: design of a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community smoking cessation workers
    Rachna A Begh
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Trials 10:71. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Exposure to and opinions towards sex education among adolescent students in Mumbai: a cross-sectional survey
    Tami Benzaken
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:805. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine students' exposure to sex education and identify students' perceptions of accessibility to sexual health advice and their preferences in implementing sex education...
  10. pmc Experiences of outreach workers in promoting smoking cessation to Bangladeshi and Pakistani men: longitudinal qualitative evaluation
    Rachna A Begh
    Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:452. 2011
    ..We report on a qualitative evaluation of a community-based, outreach worker delivered, intervention that aimed to increase uptake of NHS smoking cessation services and tailor services to meet the needs of Bangladeshi and Pakistani men...
  11. pmc Patient and general practitioner attitudes to taking medication to prevent cardiovascular disease after receiving detailed information on risks and benefits of treatment: a qualitative study
    Nicola K Gale
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:59. 2011
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  12. pmc Diabetes Health, Residence & Metabolism in Asians: the DHRMA study, research into foods from the Indian subcontinent - a blinded, randomised, placebo controlled trial
    Jeetesh V Patel
    Metabolic Medicine, Sandwell General Hospital, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Lyndon, West Bromwich, Lyndon B71 4HJ, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:70. 2011
    ..Dietary intervention is an important and first line approach to manage increased CHD risk. However, there is limited information on the impact of the South Asian diet on CHD risk...
  13. pmc The unmet need for interpreting provision in UK primary care
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20837. 2011
    ..Studies show that there are substantial numbers of people who are not fluent in English to a level where they can make best use of health services. We examined how health professionals manage language barriers in a consultation...
  14. pmc Effect of doctors' ethnicity and country of qualification on prescribing patterns in single handed general practices: linkage of information collected by questionnaire and from routine data
    P S Gill
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds
    BMJ 315:1590-4. 1997
    ..To test whether Asian general practitioners who qualified in the Indian subcontinent prescribe items more often, more expensive items, and fewer generic drugs than their British trained Asian and non-Asian counterparts...
  15. pmc Rationale and study design of a cross sectional study documenting the prevalence of Heart Failure amongst the minority ethnic communities in the UK: the E-ECHOES Study (Ethnic--Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening Study)
    Paramjit S Gill
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:47. 2009
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  16. pmc Sri Lankan tsunami refugees: a cross sectional study of the relationships between housing conditions and self-reported health
    Alex Turner
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:16. 2009
    ..Further studies need to be conducted to establish which aspects of their housing environment predispose them to poorer health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing by single handed general practitioners: secondary analysis of data
    P S Gill
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, U K
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:195-9. 2001
    ..To determine the contribution of various doctor and patient factors on the frequency of antibiotic prescribing...
  18. ncbi request reprint Determinants of prescribing costs amongst single-handed general practitioners
    P S Gill
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:433-5. 2001
    ..To investigate the contribution of patient and doctor characteristics in explaining observed variations in prescribing costs between individual doctors...
  19. pmc The use of lipid-lowering drugs across ethnic groups in the secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease: analysis of cross-sectional surveys in England
    Paramjit S Gill
    Health Inequalities and Cardiovascular Research Groups, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, The Medical School, Edgbaston, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 54:442-3. 2004
    ..There were significant associations with age group, type of IHD, and housing tenure and the taking of lipid-lowering drugs. There was no significant association with ethnic group...
  20. pmc Access to interpreting services in England: secondary analysis of national data
    Paramjit S Gill
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:12. 2009
    ..The aim was to estimate the number of people requiring language support amongst the minority ethnic communities in England...
  21. pmc Oversight: a retrospective study of biochemical monitoring in patients beginning antihypertensive drug treatment in primary care
    Jamie J Coleman
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 70:109-17. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend biochemical monitoring of patients treated with antihypertensive agents, although there is little primary evidence for these recommendations...
  22. doi request reprint Is the higher risk of cardiovascular disease amongst South Asian populations linked to abnormalities of haemoglobin? A preliminary case control study
    Jeetesh V Patel
    Sandwell Medical Research Unit and University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Atherosclerosis 226:198-200. 2013
    ..0.65 mm, P = 0.008), and lower HDL cholesterol (0.78 vs. 1.03 mmol/l, P = 0.003). These preliminary data suggest that haemoglobin disorders contribute to atherosclerotic disease in South Asians and further research is warranted...
  23. doi request reprint Ischemic stroke in South Asians: a review of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and ethnicity-related clinical features
    Ashan Gunarathne
    University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, B18 7QH, UK
    Stroke 40:e415-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to present a comprehensive and systematic overview of the available literature relating to ischemic stroke among South Asian populations identifying distinct features of stroke epidemiology in this group...
  24. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in macrovascular and microvascular function in systolic heart failure
    Eduard Shantsila
    University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Circ Heart Fail 4:754-62. 2011
    ..However, data on ethnic differences in endothelial function in HF are limited...
  25. doi request reprint Ethnic/racial differences in circulating markers of angiogenesis and their association with cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease
    Philip C Bennett
    University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 167:1247-50. 2013
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  26. pmc Cardiovascular Risk Profiles amongst Women in a Multiethnic Population in Inner City Britain: A Potential Impact of Anaemia
    Julia Chackathayil
    University of Birmingham, Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH and Sandwell Medical Research Unit, Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 4HJ, UK
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:303859. 2013
    ..Given the cardiovascular impact of diabetes in South Asians, this association merits further study in relation to its pathophysiological implication...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and cardiovascular disease prevention in the United Kingdom: a practical approach to management
    G Y H Lip
    University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 21:183-211. 2007
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  28. pmc Validation of the Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire in 1st generation Black African-Caribbean and South Asian UK migrants: a sub-study to the Ethnic-Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening (E-ECHOES) study
    Philip C Bennett
    University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:85. 2011
    ..We also determined the diagnostic accuracy of translated versions of the ECQ in 1st generation South Asian UK migrants, as this has not been investigated before...
  29. doi request reprint Presence and severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a large prospective primary care cohort
    Matthew J Armstrong
    Centre for Liver Research, NIHR Liver Biomedical Research Unit, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Hepatol 56:234-40. 2012
    ..This study seeks to calculate the range of disease severity of NAFLD in a primary care setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease and Virchow's triad
    Philip C Bennett
    University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK Department of Vascular Surgery, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Thromb Haemost 101:1032-40. 2009
    ..This review discusses quantifiable components of Virchow's triad that have been associated with PAD and their clinical utility as risk factors for PAD...
  31. doi request reprint Laboratory monitoring and adverse patient outcomes with antihypertensive therapy in primary care
    Sarah E McDowell
    West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:482-9. 2010
    ..The monitoring of serum electrolyte and creatinine concentrations in patients treated with antihypertensive therapy is recommended. We wished to examine the relationship between laboratory monitoring and adverse patient outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the cardiovascular risk profile and mortality of stroke admissions in an inner city, multiethnic population in the United Kingdom (1997-2005)
    A Gunarathne
    University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 22:18-23. 2008
    ..The reduced decline in stroke admissions and 30-day survival of stroke in South Asians in recent years warrants further investigation and highlights the importance of a targeted health-care approach in the migrant ethnic minorities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Community voices: views on the training of future doctors in Birmingham, UK
    S M Greenfield
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 45:43-50. 2001
    ..New teaching has been introduced to the medical curriculum that incorporates the themes raised by the communities and which reflects consciousness raising and communication issues...
  34. ncbi request reprint Elevated lipoprotein (a) and apolipoprotein B to AI ratio in South Asian patients with ischaemic stroke
    K M Sharobeem
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 61:1824-8. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the dyslipidaemia associated with stroke in South Asians. In particular, the highly atherogenic lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] and high apolipoprotein (Apo) B to AI ratio are emerging risk factors for CVD...
  35. pmc Prescribing of lipid lowering drugs to South Asian patients: ecological study
    Mahendra G Patel
    School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP
    BMJ 325:25-6. 2002