M Goldacre

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Influence of maternal and perinatal factors on subsequent hospitalisation for asthma in children: evidence from the Oxford record linkage study
    Rebekah Davidson
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 10:14. 2010
  2. pmc Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:3. 2008
  3. pmc Views of junior doctors about whether their medical school prepared them well for work: questionnaire surveys
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, Oxford University, UK
    BMC Med Educ 10:78. 2010
  4. pmc Newly qualified doctors' views about whether their medical school had trained them well: questionnaire surveys
    Judith Cave
    Academic Centre for Medical Education, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:38. 2007
  5. pmc Risk of venous thromboembolism in people admitted to hospital with selected immune-mediated diseases: record-linkage study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK
    BMC Med 9:1. 2011
  6. pmc Maternal and perinatal factors associated with hospitalised infectious mononucleosis in children, adolescents and young adults: record linkage study
    Imran Mahmud
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 11:51. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Immune-related disease before and after vasectomy: an epidemiological database study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Hum Reprod 22:1273-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-harm and depression in women with urinary incontinence: a record-linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    BJU Int 99:601-5. 2007
  9. pmc Risk of multiple sclerosis after head injury: record linkage study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:351-3. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders certified on death certificates in an English population
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Dept of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:409-14. 2006

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  1. pmc Influence of maternal and perinatal factors on subsequent hospitalisation for asthma in children: evidence from the Oxford record linkage study
    Rebekah Davidson
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 10:14. 2010
    ..There is much interest in the possibility that perinatal factors may influence the risk of disease in later life. We investigated the influence of maternal and perinatal factors on subsequent hospital admission for asthma in children...
  2. pmc Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:3. 2008
    ..The paper aims to report trends in career choices for ophthalmology among UK medical graduates...
  3. pmc Views of junior doctors about whether their medical school prepared them well for work: questionnaire surveys
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, Oxford University, UK
    BMC Med Educ 10:78. 2010
    ..We report junior doctors' views about the extent to which their medical school prepared them for their work in clinical practice...
  4. pmc Newly qualified doctors' views about whether their medical school had trained them well: questionnaire surveys
    Judith Cave
    Academic Centre for Medical Education, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    BMC Med Educ 7:38. 2007
    ..We report on how UK qualifiers' preparedness has changed since then, and on the impact of course changes upon preparedness...
  5. pmc Risk of venous thromboembolism in people admitted to hospital with selected immune-mediated diseases: record-linkage study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK
    BMC Med 9:1. 2011
    ..We, therefore, decided to study the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in people admitted to hospital with a range of immune-mediated diseases...
  6. pmc Maternal and perinatal factors associated with hospitalised infectious mononucleosis in children, adolescents and young adults: record linkage study
    Imran Mahmud
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 11:51. 2011
    ..Little is known about maternal or perinatal factors associated with IM or its sequelae...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immune-related disease before and after vasectomy: an epidemiological database study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Hum Reprod 22:1273-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine whether men with immune-related diseases were more or less likely than others to have a vasectomy and then to determine whether vasectomy is associated with the subsequent development of immune-related diseases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-harm and depression in women with urinary incontinence: a record-linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    BJU Int 99:601-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between self-harm and urinary incontinence (UI), and between depression and UI, in women...
  9. pmc Risk of multiple sclerosis after head injury: record linkage study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:351-3. 2006
    ..The possibility that head injury may influence the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been studied inconclusively in the past...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders certified on death certificates in an English population
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Dept of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:409-14. 2006
    ..The majority of deaths with a certified psychiatric cause are usually omitted from official mortality statistics, which are typically based on the underlying cause alone...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cancer and cardiovascular disease after vasectomy: an epidemiological database study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 84:1438-43. 2005
    ..To determine whether vasectomy is associated with an increased long-term risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and cancer: an epidemiological study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:334-8. 2005
    ..For decades there has been interest in the possibility that people with schizophrenia might have some protection against cancer, and that, if this were so, it might hold clues about aetiological mechanisms in schizophrenia...
  13. pmc Mortality from heart failure in an English population, 1979-2003: study of death certification
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:782-4. 2005
    ..The study objective was to discover if the decline in mortality from coronary heart disease has been accompanied by a rise in mortality from heart failure in the study population...
  14. pmc Cancer following hip and knee arthroplasty: record linkage study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1298-301. 2005
    ..02), or for haematopoietic, lymphatic or urinary system cancers. There was also no elevation in risk of cancer more than 10 years after arthroplasty. Our findings add to the evidence that arthroplasty is safe in respect of cancer risk...
  15. pmc Cancer after cholecystectomy: record-linkage cohort study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1307-9. 2005
    ..94 (0.79-1.10). It is highly improbable that the short-term associations between cholecystectomy and gastrointestinal cancers are causal, and we conclude that cholecystectomy does not cause cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Career choices for psychiatry: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2000 from UK medical schools
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:158-64. 2005
    ..Concerns continue about recruitment levels of junior doctors into psychiatry in the UK...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol as a certified cause of death in a 'middle England' population 1979-1999: database study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:343-6. 2004
    ..Data on age, sex and occupational social class show that people whose alcohol intake kills them are from a broad cross-section of society...
  18. pmc Multiple sclerosis after infectious mononucleosis: record linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1032-5. 2004
    ..To ascertain if infectious mononucleosis is a risk factor for the development of multiple sclerosis (MS); and, if it is, whether its effect is close to or remote in time from the onset of MS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Career preferences of graduate and non-graduate entrants to medical schools in the UK
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 41:349-61. 2007
    ..Recent UK policy has been to increase substantially the number of graduate entrants to medical schools. Our aim was to study whether graduate and non-graduate entrants have different long-term career preferences...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer in people with depression or anxiety: record-linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Dept of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:683-9. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that the risk of cancer may be higher in people with psychological disorders, like depression and anxiety, than in the general population...
  21. doi request reprint Trends in mortality from appendicitis and from gallstone disease in English populations, 1979-2006: study of multiple-cause coding of deaths
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:245-50. 2011
    ..To report on trends in mortality from appendicitis and from gallstone disease...
  22. pmc Early career choices and successful career progression in surgery in the UK: prospective cohort studies
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    BMC Surg 10:32. 2010
    ..We studied trends in career choices for surgery, and the eventual career destinations, of UK graduates who declared an early preference for surgery...
  23. pmc Medical graduates' early career choices of specialty and their eventual specialty destinations: UK prospective cohort studies
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 341:c3199. 2010
    ..To report on doctors' early choices of specialty at selected intervals after qualification, and eventual career destinations...
  24. pmc Benign breast disease and subsequent breast cancer: English record linkage studies
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:565-71. 2010
    ..Benign breast disease (BBD) increases the risk of breast cancer, but details of the relationship would benefit from further study in the UK...
  25. doi request reprint Trends in death certification for multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy in English populations 1979-2006
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Neurol 257:706-15. 2010
    ..A substantial percentage of neurological deaths are missed. Time trends may be misleading. All certified causes for each disease, as well as the underlying cause, should be analysed...
  26. doi request reprint Demography of aging and the epidemiology of gastrointestinal disorders in the elderly
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:793-804. 2009
    ..As the developing world becomes more urbanised and westernised, disorders that are now rare in the developing world will probably become much more common...
  27. ncbi request reprint Career choices made for the hospital medical specialties by graduates from UK medical schools, 1974-2005
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University
    Clin Med 9:42-8. 2009
    ..This uncertainty needs to be considered by those planning postgraduate medical education for the hospital medical specialties, particularly now that postgraduate training in the UK has become much more structured...
  28. doi request reprint Cancer and immune-mediated disease in people who have had meningococcal disease: record-linkage studies
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 137:681-7. 2009
    ..53-0.89). Susceptibility to meningococcal disease was not associated with an altered risk of cancer. Occurrence of immune-mediated disease was, if anything, low in the large all-England cohort of people who had meningococcal disease...
  29. doi request reprint Mortality rates for stroke in England from 1979 to 2004: trends, diagnostic precision, and artifacts
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Stroke 39:2197-203. 2008
    ..To understand this apparent decline better, we studied trends in mortality in the UK using more detailed data than are routinely available...
  30. doi request reprint Liver cirrhosis, other liver diseases, pancreatitis and subsequent cancer: record linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:384-92. 2008
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  31. doi request reprint Cancer in patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease and coeliac disease: record linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:297-304. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the risk of cancers in cohorts of patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or coeliac disease, compared with the risk in a control cohort...
  32. doi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcer and diverticular disease as certified causes of death in an English population 1979-2003
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:96-103. 2008
    ..Until recently, only one underlying cause of death has been coded and analysed in official national statistics in England and many other countries...
  33. ncbi request reprint Place, time and certified cause of death in people who die after hospital admission for myocardial infarction or stroke
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Eur J Public Health 14:338-42. 2004
    ....
  34. pmc Cancers and immune related diseases associated with Down's syndrome: a record linkage study
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:1014-7. 2004
    ..To determine the risk of cancers and selected immune related diseases in people with Down's syndrome, relative to risk in other people...
  35. ncbi request reprint Doctors' views of their first year of medical work and postgraduate training in the UK: questionnaire surveys
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Career Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 37:802-8. 2003
    ..Our aim was to report the views of pre-registration doctors on these posts...
  36. pmc In-hospital deaths as fraction of all deaths within 30 days of hospital admission for surgery: analysis of routine statistics
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 324:1069-70. 2002
  37. pmc Case fatality rates for meningococcal disease in an English population, 1963-98: database study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
    BMJ 327:596-7. 2003
  38. pmc Preregistration house officers' views on whether their experience at medical school prepared them well for their jobs: national questionnaire survey
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 326:1011-2. 2003
  39. pmc Mortality after admission to hospital with fractured neck of femur: database study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 325:868-9. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Multiple-cause coding of death from myocardial infarction: population-based study of trends in death certificate data
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Science, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF
    J Public Health Med 25:69-71. 2003
    ..We wanted to know whether multiple-cause coding of deaths for myocardial infarction contributes much to the interpretation of death certificate data on mortality rates for this condition...
  41. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality rates comparing underlying-cause and multiple-cause coding in an English population 1979-1998
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    J Public Health Med 25:249-53. 2003
    ..Comparisons over time of mortality rates based on underlying cause alone will be misleading when the time-period crosses years in which rules changed for selecting underlying cause...
  42. pmc Media criticism of doctors: review of UK junior doctors' concerns raised in surveys
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 326:629-30. 2003
  43. doi request reprint Associations between infectious mononucleosis and cancer: record-linkage studies
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 137:672-80. 2009
    ..1-16.2), but no significant overall risk of cancer when lymphomas were excluded (RR 1.01, 95% CI 0.71-1.41). We confirm an association between IM and lymphoma; but the risk, if any, of cancer more generally is likely to be small...
  44. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates for common respiratory diseases in an English population 1979-1998: artefact and substantive trends
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:8-12. 2004
    ..For all respiratory diseases studied, except lung cancer, the underlying cause of death alone considerably underestimated the extent of their certification on death certificates...
  45. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality rates for death-certificate-coded diabetes mellitus in an English population 1979-99
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford, UK
    Diabet Med 21:936-9. 2004
    ..We used data from death certificates for 1979-99 to compare mortality rates for diabetes mellitus certified anywhere on death certificates with those certified as the underlying cause...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of large medical databases to study associations between diseases
    M Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    QJM 93:669-75. 2000
    ..We suggest that, through the use of datasets like the ORLS, it will be possible to 'map' comprehensively the phenomic expression of co-occurring diseases...
  47. pmc Trends in mortality for cancers, comparing multiple- and underlying-cause rates, in an English population 1979-1999
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1019-21. 2004
    ..Mortality statistics for most types of cancer were not greatly affected, but there were significant effects on coding for cancers of colon, liver, breast, prostate, testis and bladder, and for lymphoma and leukaemia...
  48. pmc Hospital admission for acute pancreatitis in an English population, 1963-98: database study of incidence and mortality
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 328:1466-9. 2004
    ..To investigate trends in the incidence of acute pancreatitis resulting in admission to hospital, and mortality after admission, from 1963 to 1998...
  49. pmc Country of training and ethnic origin of UK doctors: database and survey studies
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 329:597. 2004
    ....
  50. pmc Career progression and destinations, comparing men and women in the NHS: postal questionnaire surveys
    Kathryn S Taylor
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, OX3 7LF
    BMJ 338:b1735. 2009
    ..To study the career progression of NHS doctors, comparing men and women...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intercurrent drug therapy and perioperative cardiovascular mortality in elective and urgent/emergency surgical patientst
    J W Sear
    Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Anaesth 86:506-12. 2001
    ..We conclude that, with the possible exception of the use of nitrates in elective surgical patients, chronic intercurrent drug treatment alone does not significantly affect the odds of cardiac death within 30 days of surgery...
  52. pmc Reasons for considering leaving UK medicine: questionnaire study of junior doctors' comments
    Philip J Moss
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 329:1263. 2004
    ..To study the reasons given by junior doctors trained in the United Kingdom for considering leaving UK medicine...
  53. doi request reprint The first house officer year: views of graduate and non-graduate entrants to medical school
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 42:286-93. 2008
    ..To determine whether graduate and non-graduate entrants to medical school differ in their views on the first year spent in medical practice as a pre-registration house officer...
  54. pmc UK senior doctors' career destinations, job satisfaction, and future intentions: questionnaire survey
    Jean M Davidson
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 325:685-6. 2002
  55. pmc Characteristics of consultants who hold distinction awards in England and Wales: database analysis with particular reference to sex and ethnicity
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 328:1347. 2004
    ..To determine whether women, ethnic minorities, and particular specialties are discriminated against in the receipt of NHS distinction awards...
  56. doi request reprint Surgical specialty, surgical unit volume and mortality after oesophageal cancer surgery
    Y Leigh
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:820-5. 2009
    ..Case series from cardiothoracic surgeons report lower mortality rates than those from general surgeons. We therefore used a national data set to investigate the effects of surgical specialty and volume on mortality after oesophagectomy...
  57. doi request reprint Cancer in patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease: record linkage studies
    Alessandro F Fois
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:215-21. 2010
    ..To determine the risk of cancer before and after the diagnosis of motor neuron disease (MND), multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  58. pmc Impact of socio-economic deprivation on death rates after surgery for upper gastrointestinal tract cancer
    Y Leigh
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:940-3. 2006
    ..16 (0.84-1.62) and 1.10 (0.86-1.41), respectively. There is a significant association between social deprivation and death after oesophagectomy, but less of an association, if any, after gastrectomy in current UK practice...
  59. pmc Economic implications of multiple births: inpatient hospital costs in the first 5 years of life
    J Henderson
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Old Road Campus, University of Oxford, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F542-5. 2004
    ..To estimate long term health service costs for hospital stays associated with singleton, twin, and higher order multiple births up to 5 years of age...
  60. pmc Olive oil, diet and colorectal cancer: an ecological study and a hypothesis
    M Stoneham
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:756-60. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare national levels of dietary factors, with particular reference to olive oil, with national differences in CRC incidence...
  61. ncbi request reprint Views of junior doctors on the specialist registrar (SpR) training scheme: qualitative study of UK medical graduates
    Julie Evans
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 36:1122-30. 2002
    ..To report junior doctors' views on specialist registrar (SpR) training...
  62. ncbi request reprint Doctors' reasons for rejecting initial choices of specialties as long-term careers
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 37:312-8. 2003
    ..To report on rejected choices of specialty as long-term careers and reasons for rejection...
  63. pmc Retention in the British National Health Service of medical graduates trained in Britain: cohort studies
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 338:b1977. 2009
    ..To report the percentage of graduates from British medical schools who eventually practise medicine in the British NHS...
  64. pmc Recruitment of UK-trained doctors into general practice: findings from national cohort studies
    Trevor W Lambert
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 52:364-7, 369-72. 2002
    ..In recent years there have been difficulties with recruitment in the United Kingdom (UK) to principalships in general practice...
  65. ncbi request reprint Career destinations and views in 1998 of the doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1993
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 36:193-8. 2002
    ..To report career destinations and views in 1998 of doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom (UK) in 1993...
  66. doi request reprint Head and other physical trauma requiring hospitalisation is not a significant risk factor in the development of ALS
    Martin R Turner
    Oxford University Department of Clinical Neurology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK
    J Neurol Sci 288:45-8. 2010
    ..The high risk of head injury observed in the immediate post-diagnosis period may be amenable to primary prevention...
  67. pmc Career choices of United Kingdom medical graduates of 1999 and 2000: questionnaire surveys
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 326:194-5. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Reasons why some UK medical graduates who initially choose psychiatry do not pursue it as a long-term career
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University
    Psychol Med 36:679-84. 2006
    ..Some doctors who initially choose psychiatry do not pursue it as a long-term career. The study seeks to identify reasons for leaving psychiatry...
  69. pmc Mortality in young people admitted to hospital for diabetes: database study
    Stephen E Roberts
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 328:741-2. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint Career choices for pathology: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schools
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    J Pathol 208:446-52. 2006
    ..This depends on developing innovative ways of raising the profile of pathology to medical students and junior hospital doctors...
  71. pmc Hospital mortality league tables: influence of place of death
    Valerie Seagroatt
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 328:1235-6. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Career choices of United Kingdom medical graduates of 2002: questionnaire survey
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 40:514-21. 2006
    ..To report the specialty choices of UK medical graduates of 2002, and to compare their choices with those of qualifiers in previous years and with the profile of career grade doctors in different specialties in England...
  73. ncbi request reprint Doctors' views about their first postgraduate year in UK medical practice: House officers in 2003
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 40:1115-22. 2006
    ..To report house officers' views in 2003 of their first postgraduate year, and to compare their responses with those of house officers 2 and 3 years previously...
  74. ncbi request reprint Variation by medical school in career choices of UK graduates of 1999 and 2000
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 38:249-58. 2004
    ..To report on how newly qualified doctors' specialty choices, and factors that influenced them, varied by medical school...
  75. pmc Time trends and demography of mortality after fractured neck of femur in an English population, 1968-98: database study
    Stephen E Roberts
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 327:771-5. 2003
    ..To investigate time trends in mortality after admission to hospital for fractured neck of femur from 1968 to 1998, and to report on the effects of demographic factors on mortality...
  76. ncbi request reprint Pre-registration house officers' comments on working in the NHS: a qualitative study of the views of UK medical graduates of 1999
    Julie Evans
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford, UK
    Med Teach 26:250-5. 2004
    ..A few respondents' experiences had deterred them from continuing their NHS hospital training. Most PRHOs had enjoyed the year despite poor working conditions; for a few, their educational experience was marred...
  77. ncbi request reprint Views of doctors in training on the importance and availability of career advice in UK medicine
    Trevor W Lambert
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 41:460-6. 2007
    ....
  78. pmc Elective surgery for aortic abdominal aneurysm: comparison of English outcomes with those elsewhere
    Miodrag Filipovic
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:226-31. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify mortality after elective repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in England, and to compare English case fatality rates (CFRs) with those reported in the literature...
  79. pmc An index of unhealthy lifestyle is associated with coronary heart disease mortality rates for small areas in England after adjustment for deprivation
    P Scarborough
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Health Place 17:691-5. 2011
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Caesarean delivery and risk of stillbirth in subsequent pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study in an English population
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:264-70. 2007
    ..We also report on the proportion of stillbirths in our study population, which may have been attributable to previous delivery by caesarean section...
  81. ncbi request reprint Use of case fatality and readmission measures to compare hospital performance in gynaecology
    A Mason
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 113:695-9. 2006
    ..To identify suitable outcome measures for comparing gynaecology performance between hospitals...
  82. pmc Case fatality rates after admission to hospital with stroke: linked database study
    Stephen E Roberts
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 326:193-4. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint The role of manual occupation in the aetiology of Dupuytren's disease in men in England and Wales
    A A Khan
    Oxford University Medical School, Oxford, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 29:12-4. 2004
    ..In fact, the incidence rates of Dupuytren's disease in the elderly were higher in non-manual than in manual social classes...
  84. doi request reprint Exploring the variation in paediatric tonsillectomy rates between English regions: a 5-year NHS and independent sector data analysis
    M Suleman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 35:111-7. 2010
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Nutritional research in World War 2: the Oxford Nutrition Survey and its research potential 50 years later
    R R Huxley
    Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Nutr 84:247-51. 2000
    ..These findings continued to exert an influence over government food policy for pregnant women until the abolition of rationing in 1954...
  86. doi request reprint Cow's milk and the emergence of group B streptococcal disease in newborn babies
    A Q Ismail
    The Medical School, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Neonatology 100:404-8. 2011
    ..GBS also causes mastitis in cows, and there is indirect evidence that human GBS is derived from a bovine ancestor...
  87. ncbi request reprint Hospital admission for selected single virus infections prior to diabetes mellitus
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX37LF, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 69:256-61. 2005
    ....
  88. doi request reprint Pneumococcal infection in patients with coeliac disease
    Harry J Thomas
    Gastroenterology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:624-8. 2008
    ..Splenectomy is a risk factor for pneumococcal infection. Our objective was to determine the risk of invasive pneumococcal disease - septicaemia, pneumonia or meningitis - in patients with coeliac disease...
  89. doi request reprint Epilepsy and the subsequent risk of cerebral tumour: record linkage retrospective cohort study
    Tasneem Khan
    University of Oxford Medical School, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1041-5. 2011
    ..Studies suggest that seizures may precede the detection of cerebral tumour by several years. Aim To quantify the risk of cerebral tumour after new onset seizures, with particular interest in long term risk...
  90. pmc Geography of hospital admissions for multiple sclerosis in England and comparison with the geography of hospital admissions for infectious mononucleosis: a descriptive study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:682-7. 2011
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome among twins conceived after subfertility treatment compared with natural twins: A population-based study
    Michael F G Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford Department of Pediatrics, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:279-84. 2006
    ..Overall the results are reassuring with respect to outcome in twin pregnancies following simple ovulation induction...
  92. pmc Mortality in patients with and without colectomy admitted to hospital for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease: record linkage studies
    Stephen E Roberts
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP
    BMJ 335:1033. 2007
    ....
  93. pmc Mortality rates and self reported health: database analysis by English local authority area
    Robert G E Kyffin
    South East Regional Public Health Group, Government Office for the South East, Bridge House, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4GA
    BMJ 329:887-8. 2004
  94. ncbi request reprint Using routine data to define clinical case-mix and compare hospital outcomes in urology
    Alastair Mason
    St Mary s NHS Trust, London, UK
    BJU Int 97:1145-7. 2006
  95. pmc Changes in safety on England's roads: analysis of hospital statistics
    Mike Gill
    South East Public Health Group, Government Office for the South East, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4GA
    BMJ 333:73. 2006
    ..To compare trends in the numbers of people with serious traffic injuries according to police statistics and hospital episode statistics (HES)...