Michael J Goldacre

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Risk of subarachnoid haemorrhage in people admitted to hospital with selected immune-mediated diseases: record-linkage studies
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Neurol 13:176. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Gout as a risk factor for myocardial infarction and stroke in England: evidence from record linkage studies
    Olena O Seminog
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2251-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Mortality from meningococcal disease by day of the week: English national linked database study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:413-21. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association between multiple sclerosis and epilepsy: large population-based record-linkage studies
    Alexander N Allen
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Neurol 13:189. 2013
  5. pmc Associations between selected immune-mediated diseases and tuberculosis: record-linkage studies
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK
    BMC Med 11:97. 2013
  6. pmc Choice and rejection of psychiatry as a career: surveys of UK medical graduates from 1974 to 2009
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:228-34. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Association between cholecystectomy and intestinal cancer: a national record linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford, UK
    Ann Surg 256:1068-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Death rates for acquired hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis in English populations (1979-2010): comparison of underlying cause and all certified causes
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    QJM 106:229-35. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Career choices for public health: cohort studies of graduates from UK medical schools
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:616-23. 2011
  10. pmc Risk of fractures in patients with multiple sclerosis: record-linkage study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Neurol 12:135. 2012

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  1. pmc Risk of subarachnoid haemorrhage in people admitted to hospital with selected immune-mediated diseases: record-linkage studies
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Neurol 13:176. 2013
    ..Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a devastating cause of stroke, occurring in relatively young people. It has been suggested that some immune-mediated diseases may be associated with an increased risk of SAH...
  2. doi request reprint Gout as a risk factor for myocardial infarction and stroke in England: evidence from record linkage studies
    Olena O Seminog
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2251-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to study MI and stroke following gout, including types of stroke, by age group and comparing men and women...
  3. doi request reprint Mortality from meningococcal disease by day of the week: English national linked database study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:413-21. 2013
    ..We test the hypothesis that numbers of deaths from meningococcal disease outside hospital without admission, and case fatality rates (CFRs) following admission, did not differ between weekends and weekdays...
  4. doi request reprint Association between multiple sclerosis and epilepsy: large population-based record-linkage studies
    Alexander N Allen
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Neurol 13:189. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether hospitalisation for MS and hospitalisation for epilepsy occur together more often than expected by chance alone...
  5. pmc Associations between selected immune-mediated diseases and tuberculosis: record-linkage studies
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK
    BMC Med 11:97. 2013
    ..Previous studies have suggested that there may be an association between some immune-mediated diseases and risk of tuberculosis (TB)...
  6. pmc Choice and rejection of psychiatry as a career: surveys of UK medical graduates from 1974 to 2009
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:228-34. 2013
    ..Recruitment of adequate numbers of doctors to psychiatry is difficult...
  7. doi request reprint Association between cholecystectomy and intestinal cancer: a national record linkage study
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Old Road, Oxford, UK
    Ann Surg 256:1068-72. 2012
    ..To investigate the risk of intestinal cancer in a cohort of people who had undergone cholecystectomy for gallstones, and in a cohort of people who had been hospitalized for gallbladder disease but had not undergone cholecystectomy...
  8. doi request reprint Death rates for acquired hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis in English populations (1979-2010): comparison of underlying cause and all certified causes
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    QJM 106:229-35. 2013
    ..Overt hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis have widespread systemic effects and are associated with increased mortality. Most death certificates that include them do not have the thyroid disease coded as the underlying cause of death...
  9. doi request reprint Career choices for public health: cohort studies of graduates from UK medical schools
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:616-23. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe UK-trained doctors' early intentions about seeking careers in public health and their eventual speciality destinations...
  10. pmc Risk of fractures in patients with multiple sclerosis: record-linkage study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Neurol 12:135. 2012
    ..Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have been reported to be at higher risk of fracture than other people. We sought to test this hypothesis in a large database of hospital admissions in England...
  11. pmc Doctors' age at domestic partnership and parenthood: cohort studies
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Healthcare Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, UK
    J R Soc Med 105:390-9. 2012
    ..To report on doctors' family formation. Design Cohort studies using structured questionnaires. Setting UK. Participants Doctors who qualified in 1988, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2000 and 2002 were followed up...
  12. doi request reprint Death rates for asthma in English populations 1979-2007: comparison of underlying cause and all certified causes
    M J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Public Health 126:386-93. 2012
    ..To report on trends in mortality for asthma using all certified causes of death mentioned on death certificates (conventionally termed 'mentions'), not just the underlying cause...
  13. doi request reprint Career plans and views of trainees in the Academic Clinical Fellowship Programme in England
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
    Med Teach 33:e637-43. 2011
    ..The Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) programme in England was introduced in 2007 to support the training of clinical academics...
  14. pmc Incidence and 30-day case fatality for acute myocardial infarction in England in 2010: national-linked database study
    Kate Smolina
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:848-53. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to provide national estimates of incidence and 30-day case fatality rate (CFR) for first and recurrent AMI in England...
  15. doi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness as a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: indirect evidence from record linkage study
    Martin R Turner
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:395-8. 2012
    ..Hospital admission for coronary heart disease (CHD) might serve as an objective marker of reduced cardiovascular fitness...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Gender, ethnicity and graduate status, and junior doctors' self-reported preparedness for clinical practice: national questionnaire surveys
    Elena Svirko
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J R Soc Med 107:66-74. 2014
    ..Our objective was to report on differences in junior doctors' self-reported preparedness for work according to gender, ethnicity and graduate status...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Autoimmune disease preceding amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: an epidemiologic study
    Martin R Turner
    From the Oxford University Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences M R T, K T, John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford University Unit of Health Care Epidemiology R G, M J G, Department of Public Health and Oxford University Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics S R, Oxford, UK
    Neurology 81:1222-5. 2013
    ..To study whether the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is increased in people with prior autoimmune disease...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Increase in emergency admissions to hospital for children aged under 15 in England, 1999-2010: national database analysis
    Peter J Gill
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:328-34. 2013
    ..To investigate a reported rise in the emergency hospital admission of children in England for conditions usually managed in the community...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Long-term survival and recurrence after acute myocardial infarction in England, 2004 to 2010
    Kate Smolina
    Department of Public Health, and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:532-40. 2012
    ..There are limited population-based national data on prognosis in survivors of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), particularly on long-term survival and the risk of recurrence...
  35. 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...
  36. 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
  37. pmc Why UK-trained doctors leave the UK: cross-sectional survey of doctors in New Zealand
    Avinash Sharma
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J R Soc Med 105:25-34. 2012
    ..To investigate factors which influenced UK-trained doctors to emigrate to New Zealand and factors which might encourage them to return...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. pmc Reasons why doctors choose or reject careers in general practice: national surveys
    Trevor Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e851-8. 2012
    ..Less than one-third of newly qualified doctors in the UK want a career in general practice. The English Department of Health expects that half of all newly qualified doctors will become GPs...
  49. 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...
  50. 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
    ....
  51. pmc Career choices for cardiology: cohort studies of UK medical graduates
    Fay Smith
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med Educ 13:10. 2013
    ....
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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
  58. 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...
  59. pmc Doctors who considered but did not pursue specific clinical specialties as careers: questionnaire surveys
    Michael J Goldacre
    Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J R Soc Med 105:166-76. 2012
    ..To report doctors' rejection of specialties as long-term careers and reasons for rejection...
  60. 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...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. pmc Hospital admissions for vitamin D related conditions and subsequent immune-mediated disease: record-linkage studies
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med 11:171. 2013
    ..Previous studies have suggested that there may be an association between vitamin D deficiency and the risk of developing immune-mediated diseases...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. doi request reprint Sex ratio of infectious mononucleosis and possible relevance to multiple sclerosis
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Mult Scler 19:359-61. 2013
    ..03, 95% CI 0.99-1.08). This intriguing aspect of IM epidemiology in adolescence, the atypical female excess, may be linked to the sex ratio of MS, where females predominate from adolescence...
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Participation in medicine by graduates of medical schools in the United Kingdom up to 25 years post graduation: national cohort surveys
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK
    Acad Med 88:699-709. 2013
    ..To determine--as a guide to assess outcomes of medical education, and for medical workforce planning--whether the great majority of graduates from UK medical schools eventually practice medicine...
  69. doi request reprint Risk of invasive pneumococcal disease in people admitted to hospital with selected immune-mediated diseases: record linkage cohort analyses
    Clare J Wotton
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1177-81. 2012
    ..There is little evidence about whether people with immune-mediated diseases are at increased risk of pneumococcal disease and therefore may benefit from pneumococcal vaccination...
  70. 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...
  71. 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
    ....
  72. 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)...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. doi request reprint Risk of selected eye diseases in people admitted to hospital for hypertension or diabetes mellitus: record linkage studies
    Michael J Goldacre
    Department of Public Health, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:872-6. 2012
    ..Associations among hypertension, diabetes mellitus and some ophthalmic diseases are well established; associations with others are more equivocal. The aim was to quantify associations accurately using large epidemiological datasets...
  77. doi request reprint Coexistence of schizophrenia and epilepsy: record-linkage studies
    Clare J Wotton
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Epilepsia 53:e71-4. 2012
    ..1, 4.1-6.2; England 4.5, 4.3-4.6). We found no consistent difference between male and female patients. Schizophrenia and epilepsy occur together in individuals more frequently than expected by chance...
  78. pmc Determinants of the decline in mortality from acute myocardial infarction in England between 2002 and 2010: linked national database study
    Kate Smolina
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Headington, Oxford, UK
    BMJ 344:d8059. 2012
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Certification of obesity as a cause of death in England 1979-2006
    Marie Duncan
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Eur J Public Health 20:671-5. 2010
    ..We considered it useful to study what doctors actually do in respect of certification of obesity and to study trends, if any, in certification practice...
  80. 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
  81. 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...
  82. pmc Mortality after hospital discharge for people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: retrospective study of linked English hospital episode statistics, 1999-2006
    Uy Hoang
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMJ 343:d5422. 2011
    ..To investigate whether the mortality gap has reduced in recent years between people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and the general population...
  83. 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...
  84. 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
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. 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...
  91. 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
    ....
  92. 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...
  93. 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
  94. doi request reprint Mortality trends for benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer in English populations 1979-2006
    Marie E Duncan
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJU Int 107:40-5. 2011
    ..Mortality for prostate cancer increased, peaking in the 1990s, then decreased in recent years in rates as measured both by underlying cause and by mentions...
  95. 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...