Alastair D Hay

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of urinary tract infection
    Alastair D Hay
    JAMA 288:1229; author reply 1230-1. 2002
  2. pmc Validation of a clinical rule to predict complications of acute cough in preschool children: a prospective study in primary care
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 57:530-7. 2007
  3. pmc Paracetamol plus ibuprofen for the treatment of fever in children (PITCH): randomised controlled trial
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2AA
    BMJ 337:a1302. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between primary care antibiotic prescribing and bacterial resistance in adults in the community: a controlled observational study using individual patient data
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 56:146-53. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of symptoms and consultations in pre-school children in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC): a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Fam Pract 22:367-74. 2005
  6. pmc The use of infrared thermometry for the detection of fever
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 54:448-50. 2004
  7. pmc Acute cough in children
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS6 6JL
    BMJ 328:1062. 2004
  8. pmc The inter-observer agreement of examining pre-school children with acute cough: a nested study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6, 6JL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 5:4. 2004
  9. pmc Predicting complications from acute cough in pre-school children in primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Health Services Research, Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham Hill, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 54:9-14. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The duration of acute cough in pre-school children presenting to primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Fam Pract 20:696-705. 2003

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of urinary tract infection
    Alastair D Hay
    JAMA 288:1229; author reply 1230-1. 2002
  2. pmc Validation of a clinical rule to predict complications of acute cough in preschool children: a prospective study in primary care
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 57:530-7. 2007
    ..The clinical rule used the presence/absence of fever and/or chest signs to distinguish children at low, medium, and high risk of complications...
  3. pmc Paracetamol plus ibuprofen for the treatment of fever in children (PITCH): randomised controlled trial
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2AA
    BMJ 337:a1302. 2008
    ..To investigate whether paracetamol (acetaminophen) plus ibuprofen are superior to either drug alone for increasing time without fever and the relief of fever associated discomfort in febrile children managed at home...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between primary care antibiotic prescribing and bacterial resistance in adults in the community: a controlled observational study using individual patient data
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 56:146-53. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of symptoms and consultations in pre-school children in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC): a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Fam Pract 22:367-74. 2005
    ..Pre-school children are frequent users of health services, but little contemporary data are available describing their symptoms or why they consult...
  6. pmc The use of infrared thermometry for the detection of fever
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 54:448-50. 2004
    ..Infrared thermometry is too insensitive to be used as a screening test for fever, but when fever is already suspected, for example by touch, it may be useful as a 'rule in' test...
  7. pmc Acute cough in children
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS6 6JL
    BMJ 328:1062. 2004
  8. pmc The inter-observer agreement of examining pre-school children with acute cough: a nested study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6, 6JL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 5:4. 2004
    ..The presence of clinical signs have implications for diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the inter-observer agreement of clinical signs in pre-school children presenting to primary care...
  9. pmc Predicting complications from acute cough in pre-school children in primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Health Services Research, Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham Hill, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 54:9-14. 2004
    ..There is uncertainty about which children with cough are most and least likely to experience complications...
  10. ncbi request reprint The duration of acute cough in pre-school children presenting to primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Fam Pract 20:696-705. 2003
    ..A recent systematic review of the natural history of cough included studies of unrepresentative, selected patients with heterogeneous measures and definitions of cough duration...
  11. pmc Paracetamol plus ibuprofen for the treatment of fever in children (PITCH): economic evaluation of a randomised controlled trial
    Sandra Hollinghurst
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    BMJ 337:a1490. 2008
    ..To estimate the cost to the NHS and to parents and carers of treating febrile preschool children with paracetamol, ibuprofen, or both, and to compare these costs with the benefits of each treatment regimen...
  12. doi request reprint Medicine dosing by weight in the home: can parents accurately weigh preschool children? A method comparison study
    Ceire Costelloe
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1187-90. 2011
    ..To determine the accuracy with which parents can estimate preschool children's weight using home scales in order to calculate antipyretic dose...
  13. doi request reprint An evaluation of the impact and costs of three strategies used to recruit acutely unwell young children to a randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Niamh M Redmond
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Clin Trials 10:593-603. 2013
    ..There are limited data available to inform researchers about the effectiveness of different trial recruitment strategies and their associated costs...
  14. pmc Measuring the financial burden of acute cough in pre-school children: a cost of illness study
    Sandra Hollinghurst
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, 25 Belgrave Road, Clifton, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:10. 2008
    ..Purpose: To estimate the cost per child per episode, and the annual population cost in the UK, of acute cough in pre-school children presenting to primary care...
  15. doi request reprint The frequency distribution of presenting symptoms in children aged six months to six years to primary care
    Sara Whitburn
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:123-34. 2011
    ..Since 2000, primary care provision in the United Kingdom has changed with the introduction of Walk-in-Centres (WICs) and new Out of Hours (OoHs) providers...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of antibiotic prescribing in primary care on meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage in community-resident adults: a controlled observational study
    Ceire Costelloe
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 39:135-41. 2012
    ..A larger study would be able to clarify these associations further...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of antibiotic prescribing in primary care on antimicrobial resistance in individual patients: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ceire Costelloe
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2AA
    BMJ 340:c2096. 2010
    ..To systematically review the literature and, where appropriate, meta-analyse studies investigating subsequent antibiotic resistance in individuals prescribed antibiotics in primary care...
  18. pmc Parents' information needs, self-efficacy and influences on consulting for childhood respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study
    Jenny Ingram
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:106. 2013
    ..Using qualitative methods, this study aimed to explore parents' views on support and information needs prior to consulting when children have RTIs with cough, and identify the triggers and barriers to consulting primary care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antihypertensive medication assessed by self-report was associated with electronic monitoring compliance
    Knut Schroeder
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:650-1. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate an adherence self-report tool to assess adherence to blood pressure lowering medication...
  20. pmc The natural history of acute cough in children aged 0 to 4 years in primary care: a systematic review
    Alastair D Hay
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 52:401-9. 2002
    ..This may help to set more realistic expectations of the illness and help parents to decide when and if to reconsult. This information may be useful to those designing patient information and self-help resources...
  21. ncbi request reprint How communication affects prescription decisions in consultations for acute illness in children: a systematic review and meta-ethnography
    Christie Cabral
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 15:63. 2014
    ..This review aimed to synthesise the evidence in relation to communication and decision making in consultations for children with common acute illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint "They just say everything's a virus"--parent's judgment of the credibility of clinician communication in primary care consultations for respiratory tract infections in children: a qualitative study
    Christie Cabral
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, NIHR School of Primary Care Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 95:248-53. 2014
    ..To investigate parents' experiences and views of clinician communication during primary care consultations for respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in children under 12...
  23. pmc The TARGET cohort study protocol: a prospective primary care cohort study to derive and validate a clinical prediction rule to improve the targeting of antibiotics in children with respiratory tract illnesses
    Niamh M Redmond
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Social and Community Based Medicine, NIHR School of Primary Care Research, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:322. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Complementary or alternative? The use of homeopathic products and antibiotics amongst pre-school children
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:8. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Using qualitative research to inform development of a diagnostic algorithm for UTI in children
    Isabel de Salis
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Fam Pract 30:325-31. 2013
    ..The selection of candidate symptoms and signs to be measured in case report forms (CRFs) for potential inclusion in diagnostic algorithms needs to be comprehensive, clearly formulated and relevant for end users...
  26. pmc The diagnosis of urinary tract infections in young children (DUTY): protocol for a diagnostic and prospective observational study to derive and validate a clinical algorithm for the diagnosis of UTI in children presenting to primary care with an acute ill
    Harriet Downing
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 12:158. 2012
    ..The overall study aim is to derive and validate a cost-effective clinical algorithm for the diagnosis of UTI in children presenting to primary care acutely unwell...
  27. pmc Sharing patient data: competing demands of privacy, trust and research in primary care
    Margaret A Stone
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 55:783-9. 2005
    ..Patient privacy may conflict with the advancement of knowledge through data sharing. The data contained in primary care records are uniquely comprehensive...
  28. pmc Antipyretic drugs for children
    Alastair D Hay
    BMJ 333:4-5. 2006
  29. pmc Macroscopic haematuria and urological cancer
    Alastair D Hay
    Br J Gen Pract 53:241-2; author reply 242-3. 2003
  30. pmc Diagnosis of bacterial LRTI
    Rogier Hopstaken
    Br J Gen Pract 54:216; author reply 216-7. 2004
  31. pmc Diagnosis of pneumonia
    Peter Brindle
    Br J Gen Pract 53:565-6. 2003