Paul Little

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension: telemonitoring and self-management in hypertension. [ISRCTN17585681]
    Richard J McManus
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Primary Care and Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:6. 2009
  2. pmc Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of two prescribing strategies for childhood acute otitis media
    P Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO15 6ST
    BMJ 322:336-42. 2001
  3. pmc Comparison of acceptability of and preferences for different methods of measuring blood pressure in primary care
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division Primary Medical Care Group, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 325:258-9. 2002
  4. pmc Watchful waiting is useful for children with recurrent throat infections
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 329:654. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuing professional development (CPD): GPs' perceptions of post-graduate education-approved (PGEA) meetings and personal professional development plans (PDPs)
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, UK
    Fam Pract 20:192-8. 2003
  6. pmc Randomised controlled trial of effect of leaflets to empower patients in consultations in primary care
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:441. 2004
  7. pmc Importance of patient pressure and perceived pressure and perceived medical need for investigations, referral, and prescribing in primary care: nested observational study
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:444. 2004
  8. pmc Randomised controlled factorial trial of dietary advice for patients with a single high blood pressure reading in primary care
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton, Division of Community Clinical Sciences, Primary Medical Care Group, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:1054. 2004
  9. pmc Advice to parents has limited effect--where next?
    Paul Little
    Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 329:269. 2004
  10. pmc Comparison of agreement between different measures of blood pressure in primary care and daytime ambulatory blood pressure
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division Primary Medical Care Group, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 325:254. 2002

Detail Information

Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension: telemonitoring and self-management in hypertension. [ISRCTN17585681]
    Richard J McManus
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Primary Care and Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:6. 2009
    ..Self-management of hypertension is an under researched area in which potential benefits for both patients and professionals are great...
  2. pmc Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of two prescribing strategies for childhood acute otitis media
    P Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO15 6ST
    BMJ 322:336-42. 2001
    ..To compare immediate with delayed prescribing of antibiotics for acute otitis media...
  3. pmc Comparison of acceptability of and preferences for different methods of measuring blood pressure in primary care
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division Primary Medical Care Group, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 325:258-9. 2002
  4. pmc Watchful waiting is useful for children with recurrent throat infections
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 329:654. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuing professional development (CPD): GPs' perceptions of post-graduate education-approved (PGEA) meetings and personal professional development plans (PDPs)
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, UK
    Fam Pract 20:192-8. 2003
    ..However, there is very little empirical evidence about the usefulness to GPs of different kinds of educational meeting or of PDPs...
  6. pmc Randomised controlled trial of effect of leaflets to empower patients in consultations in primary care
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:441. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of leaflets encouraging patients to raise concerns and to discuss symptoms or other health related issues in the consultation...
  7. pmc Importance of patient pressure and perceived pressure and perceived medical need for investigations, referral, and prescribing in primary care: nested observational study
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:444. 2004
    ..To assess how pressures from patients on doctors in the consultation contribute to referral and investigation...
  8. pmc Randomised controlled factorial trial of dietary advice for patients with a single high blood pressure reading in primary care
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton, Division of Community Clinical Sciences, Primary Medical Care Group, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:1054. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of brief interventions during the "watchful waiting" period for hypertension...
  9. pmc Advice to parents has limited effect--where next?
    Paul Little
    Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 329:269. 2004
  10. pmc Comparison of agreement between different measures of blood pressure in primary care and daytime ambulatory blood pressure
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division Primary Medical Care Group, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 325:254. 2002
    ..To assess alternatives to measuring ambulatory pressure, which best predicts response to treatment and adverse outcome...
  11. pmc Predictors of poor outcome and benefits from antibiotics in children with acute otitis media: pragmatic randomised trial
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO15 6ST
    BMJ 325:22; discussion 22. 2002
    ..To identify which children with acute otitis media are at risk of poor outcome and to assess benefit from antibiotics in these children...
  12. pmc Antibiotic prescribing and admissions with major suppurative complications of respiratory tract infections: a data linkage study
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close
    Br J Gen Pract 52:187-90, 193. 2002
    ..Systematic reviews of antibiotic treatment of common acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs) suggest modest symptomatic benefit, but provide limited evidence that prescribing prevents complications...
  13. pmc Preferences of patients for patient centred approach to consultation in primary care: observational study
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 322:468-72. 2001
    ..To identify patient's preferences for patient centred consultation in general practice...
  14. pmc Observational study of effect of patient centredness and positive approach on outcomes of general practice consultations
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Faculty of Medicine, Southhampton University, Southampton SO165ST
    BMJ 323:908-11. 2001
    ..To measure patients' perceptions of patient centredness and the relation of these perceptions to outcomes...
  15. pmc Family influences in a cross-sectional survey of higher child attendance
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Aldemoor Health Centre, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 51:977-81, 984. 2001
    ..A quarter of all consultations are for children, but there is little quantitative evidence documenting what parental factors are important in the decision to consult...
  16. pmc Psychosocial, lifestyle, and health status variables in predicting high attendance among adults
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Aldemoor Health Centre, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 51:987-94. 2001
    ..Most quantitative studies have concentrated on very high attenders--not those attending five or more times a year, who are responsible for most (60%) consultations--and have assessed neither the role of lifestyle nor patients' attitudes...
  17. pmc Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain
    Paul Little
    Primary Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 337:a884. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prescription strategies for acute sore throat: a prospective observational cohort study
    Paul Little
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:213-9. 2014
    ..Observational evidence is important in view of poor compliance with antibiotic treatment outside trials, but no prospective observational cohort studies have been done to date...
  19. pmc Ibuprofen, paracetamol, and steam for patients with respiratory tract infections in primary care: pragmatic randomised factorial trial
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 347:f6041. 2013
    ..To assess strategies for advice on analgesia and steam inhalation for respiratory tract infections...
  20. pmc Effect of antibiotic prescribing strategies and an information leaflet on longer-term reconsultation for acute lower respiratory tract infection
    Michael Moore
    Division of Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 59:728-34. 2009
    ..Limited evidence suggests that delayed prescribing may influence future consultation behaviour...
  21. pmc Predicting the duration of symptoms in lower respiratory tract infection
    Michael Moore
    University of Southampton, Division of Community Clinical Sciences, Southampton, SO16 5ST
    Br J Gen Pract 58:88-92. 2008
    ..Antibiotic treatment makes little or no difference to the duration of cough. Limited information is currently available regarding predictors of illness duration...
  22. pmc Clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation for chronic dizziness in primary care: single blind, parallel group, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial
    Lucy Yardley
    Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMJ 344:e2237. 2012
    ..To determine the clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation with and without telephone support for chronic dizziness, compared with routine care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Managing childhood eczema: qualitative study exploring carers' experiences of barriers and facilitators to treatment adherence
    Miriam Santer
    Primary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    J Adv Nurs 69:2493-501. 2013
    ..To explore parents and carers' experiences of barriers and facilitators to treatment adherence in childhood eczema..
  24. pmc Effects of internet-based training on antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory-tract infections: a multinational, cluster, randomised, factorial, controlled trial
    Paul Little
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Lancet 382:1175-82. 2013
    ..Education of physicians and patients can lower prescribing levels, but it frequently relies on highly trained staff. We assessed whether internet-based training methods could alter prescribing practices in multiple health-care systems...
  25. doi request reprint Strategies to promote prudent antibiotic use: exploring the views of professionals who develop and implement guidelines and interventions
    Sarah Tonkin-Crine
    University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    Fam Pract 30:88-95. 2013
    ..This study elicited the views of experts, professionals who develop and implement guidelines and interventions, from five countries, on the development of RTI guidelines and interventions for implementing them...
  26. pmc Identifying patients' beliefs about treatments for chronic low back pain in primary care: a focus group study
    Alexandra Dima
    Primary Care and Population Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e490-8. 2013
    ..Current evidence-based guidelines for low back pain (LBP) recommend multiple diverse approaches to treatment and suggest considering patient preferences when formulating a treatment plan...
  27. pmc Delayed antibiotic prescribing strategies for respiratory tract infections in primary care: pragmatic, factorial, randomised controlled trial
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 348:g1606. 2014
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of different strategies involving delayed antibiotic prescription for acute respiratory tract infections...
  28. pmc Validating the prediction of lower urinary tract infection in primary care: sensitivity and specificity of urinary dipsticks and clinical scores in women
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 60:495-500. 2010
    ..Dipsticks are one of the most commonly used near-patient tests in primary care, but few clinical or dipstick algorithms have been rigorously developed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Information leaflet and antibiotic prescribing strategies for acute lower respiratory tract infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Highfield, England
    JAMA 293:3029-35. 2005
    ..Acute lower respiratory tract infection is the most common condition treated in primary care. Many physicians still prescribe antibiotics; however, systematic reviews of the use of antibiotics are small and have diverse conclusions...
  30. pmc The journey from self-care to GP care: a qualitative interview study of women presenting with symptoms of urinary tract infection
    Geraldine M Leydon
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e219-25. 2009
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the commonest acute infections presenting to primary care. Little is known of women's experiences of UTI; self-care strategies and key triggers for their consulting behaviour are also little known...
  31. doi request reprint Amoxicillin for acute lower-respiratory-tract infection in primary care when pneumonia is not suspected: a 12-country, randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Paul Little
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 13:123-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to compare the benefits and harms of amoxicillin for acute lower-respiratory-tract infection with those of placebo both overall and in patients aged 60 years or older...
  32. pmc A primary care specialist genetics service: a cluster-randomised factorial trial
    Greta Westwood
    Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e191-7. 2012
    ..GPs do not have the confidence to identify patients at increased genetic risk. A specialist primary care clinical genetics service could support GPs with referral and provide local clinics for their patients...
  33. pmc Evaluation of a Web-based intervention providing tailored advice for self-management of minor respiratory symptoms: exploratory randomized controlled trial
    Lucy Yardley
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 12:e66. 2010
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  34. pmc Clinical score and rapid antigen detection test to guide antibiotic use for sore throats: randomised controlled trial of PRISM (primary care streptococcal management)
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton Medical School, Aldermoore Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 347:f5806. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of clinical scores that predict streptococcal infection or rapid streptococcal antigen detection tests compared with delayed antibiotic prescribing...
  35. doi request reprint Patients' views of receiving lessons in the Alexander technique and an exercise prescription for managing back pain in the ATEAM trial
    Lucy Yardley
    Centre for Applications of Health Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Fam Pract 27:198-204. 2010
    ..Lessons in the Alexander Technique and exercise prescription proved effective for managing low back pain in primary care in a clinical trial...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of the introduction of fee for service payments on types of minor surgical procedures undertaken by general practitioners: observational study
    Pete Pockney
    University Surgery, University of Southampton, F Level, Centre Block, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:264-7. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids for acute and subacute cough following respiratory tract infection: a systematic review
    Magdy El-Gohary
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton
    Fam Pract 30:492-500. 2013
    ..Despite minimal evidence for the use of antibiotics, they continue to be prescribed at great cost and are a significant cause of emerging bacterial resistance...
  38. doi request reprint PRImary care Streptococcal Management (PRISM) study: in vitro study, diagnostic cohorts and a pragmatic adaptive randomised controlled trial with nested qualitative study and cost-effectiveness study
    Paul Little
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Health Technol Assess 18:vii-xxv, 1-101. 2014
    ..However, there is debate about which groups of streptococci are important (particularly Lancefield groups C and G), and uncertainty about the variables that most clearly predict the presence of streptococci...
  39. pmc Evaluation of a Web-based intervention to promote hand hygiene: exploratory randomized controlled trial
    Lucy Yardley
    Academic Unit of Psychology, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Med Internet Res 13:e107. 2011
    ..Hand-washing is regarded as a potentially important behavior for preventing transmission of respiratory infection, particularly during a pandemic...
  40. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics and topical nasal steroid for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Ian G Williamson
    Department of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
    JAMA 298:2487-96. 2007
    ..Acute sinusitis is a common clinical problem that usually results in a prescription for antibiotics but the role of antibiotics is debated. Anti-inflammatory drugs such as topical steroids may be beneficial but are underresearched...
  41. pmc GPs' views in five European countries of interventions to promote prudent antibiotic use
    Sarah Tonkin-Crine
    Department of Psychology University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e252-61. 2011
    ..It is not yet clear which are most acceptable and feasible for implementation across a wide range of contexts. Previous research has been confined mainly to examining views of individual interventions in a national context...
  42. pmc A qualitative study of patients' perceptions of acute infective conjunctivitis
    Hazel Everitt
    Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST
    Br J Gen Pract 53:36-41. 2003
    ..Patients' understanding of conjunctivitis, their reasons for attendance, and their responses to different management strategies, are unknown...
  43. pmc Longer term outcomes from a randomised trial of prescribing strategies in otitis media
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 56:176-82. 2006
    ..There are limited data about the longer-term outcomes in acute otitis media (AOM) when comparing the realistic alternatives of immediate prescription of antibiotics and a 'wait and see' or delayed prescribing policy...
  44. pmc Consultations for middle ear disease, antibiotic prescribing and risk factors for reattendance: a case-linked cohort study
    Ian Williamson
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Science Division, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 56:170-5. 2006
    ..Otitis media is the most common reason for children to receive antibiotics, but there is no evidence about the effect of prescribing on reattendance...
  45. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability of providing nurse counsellor genetics clinics in primary care
    Greta Westwood
    Department of Genetics, Wessex Clinical Genetics Service, Southampton, UK
    J Adv Nurs 53:591-604. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Exploring patients' views of primary care consultations with contrasting interventions for acute cough: a six-country European qualitative study
    Sarah Tonkin-Crine
    Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 24:14026. 2014
    ....
  47. pmc Predictors of suppurative complications for acute sore throat in primary care: prospective clinical cohort study
    Paul Little
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Division, University of Southampton, UK
    BMJ 347:f6867. 2013
    ..To document whether elements of a structured history and examination predict adverse outcome of acute sore throat...
  48. pmc Hospital admissions from nursing homes: a qualitative study of GP decision making
    Clare McDermott
    Department of Primary Care and Population Science, University of Southampton, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e538-45. 2012
    ..As 'gatekeepers' to NHS, GPs are expected to make best use of resources and may be criticised for 'inappropriate' admissions. Little is understood about the influences on GPs as they make such decisions...
  49. doi request reprint Are nurse and pharmacist independent prescribers making clinically appropriate prescribing decisions? An analysis of consultations
    Sue Latter
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:149-56. 2012
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the clinical appropriateness of prescribing by these professionals...
  50. pmc Experiences of carers managing childhood eczema and their views on its treatment: a qualitative study
    Miriam Santer
    Primary Medical Care, Aldermoor Health Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e261-7. 2012
    ..Childhood eczema causes significant impact on quality of life for some families, yet non-concordance with treatment is common...
  51. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in primary care: a systematic review and meta-ethnography
    Sarah Tonkin-Crine
    Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2215-23. 2011
    ..Knowing what general practitioners (GPs) feel is acceptable and feasible to implement may help to answer this question...
  52. doi request reprint A feasibility study exploring the role of Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of endometriosis
    Andrew Flower
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 17:691-9. 2011
    ..Conventional medical intervention has unpleasant side-effects, and symptoms frequently return after treatment. Preliminary evidence suggests Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) may contribute to the treatment of endometriosis...
  53. doi request reprint Combining rigour with relevance: a novel methodology for testing Chinese herbal medicine
    Andrew Flower
    Department of Primary Care, Southampton Medical School, University of Southampton, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 134:373-8. 2011
    ..This paper proposes a novel methodology to test individualised herbal decoctions using a randomised, double blinded, placebo controlled clinical trial...
  54. pmc Developing clinical rules to predict urinary tract infection in primary care settings: sensitivity and specificity of near patient tests (dipsticks) and clinical scores
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 56:606-12. 2006
    ..Systematic reviews have not documented any adequately powered studies in primary care that assess independent predictors of laboratory diagnosis...
  55. pmc Topical intranasal corticosteroids in 4-11 year old children with persistent bilateral otitis media with effusion in primary care: double blind randomised placebo controlled trial
    Ian Williamson
    Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 339:b4984. 2009
    ..To determine the clinical effectiveness of topical intranasal corticosteroids in children with bilateral otitis media with effusion...
  56. ncbi request reprint Internet-based vestibular rehabilitation for adults aged 50 years and over: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Adam W A Geraghty
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e005871. 2014
    ..This trial will examine whether an internet-based VR intervention is (1) effective in reducing dizziness and (2) a cost-effective primary care treatment option...
  57. ncbi request reprint Exploring weight loss services in primary care and staff views on using a web-based programme
    Lisa J Ware
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK
    Inform Prim Care 20:283-8. 2012
    ..However, integration of e-health into primary care may face challenges...
  58. pmc Understanding reactions to an internet-delivered health-care intervention: accommodating user preferences for information provision
    Lucy Yardley
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:52. 2010
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Communication challenges of HPV vaccination
    Elizabeth C F Brown
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    Fam Pract 27:224-9. 2010
    ..Previous research has explored public understanding of the causes of cervical cancer and found little awareness of the role of HPV...
  60. pmc Use of antibiotics for sore throat and incidence of quinsy
    Nick Dunn
    University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Southampton, SO16 7PX
    Br J Gen Pract 57:45-9. 2007
    ..Quinsy is the most common major suppurative complication of sore throat. Evidence on the effectiveness of antibiotics in preventing quinsy is sparse...
  61. pmc Evaluation of a web-based intervention to reduce antibiotic prescribing for LRTI in six European countries: quantitative process analysis of the GRACE/INTRO randomised controlled trial
    Lucy Yardley
    Centre for Applications of Health Psychology CAHP, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BG, UK
    Implement Sci 8:134. 2013
    ..The aim was to understand how the interventions were implemented and to examine effects of the interventions on general practitioners' (GPs') and patients' attitudes...
  62. pmc Supporting self-care for families of children with eczema with a Web-based intervention plus health care professional support: pilot randomized controlled trial
    Miriam Santer
    Primary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 16:e70. 2014
    ..Childhood eczema, or childhood atopic dermatitis, causes significant distress to children and their families through sleep disturbance and itch. The main cause of treatment failure is nonuse of prescribed treatments...
  63. pmc General practitioners' views on the acceptability and applicability of a web-based intervention to reduce antibiotic prescribing for acute cough in multiple European countries: a qualitative study prior to a randomised trial
    Sibyl Anthierens
    Centre for General Practice, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute VAXINFECTIO, Laboratory of Microbiology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Fam Pract 13:101. 2012
    ..We explored GPs' views on the initial version of INTRO to test acceptability and potentially increase applicability for use in multiple countries before the start of a randomised trial...
  64. ncbi request reprint Practice, practitioner, or placebo? A multifactorial, mixed-methods randomized controlled trial of acupuncture
    Peter White
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    Pain 153:455-62. 2012
    ..Beliefs about treatment veracity shape how patients self-report outcome, complicating and confounding study interpretation...
  65. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for endometriosis
    Andrew Flower
    ComplementaryMedicine ResearchUnit, Dept PrimaryMedical Care, Southampton University, Ringmer, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD006568. 2012
    ..This review is an update of a previous review published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, issue No 3...
  66. doi request reprint Development of an intervention to reduce transmission of respiratory infections and pandemic flu: measuring and predicting hand-washing intentions
    Sascha Miller
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    Psychol Health Med 17:59-81. 2012
    ....
  67. pmc A randomised controlled trial of three pragmatic approaches to initiate increased physical activity in sedentary patients with risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre Practice, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 54:189-95. 2004
    ..Physical activity is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but it is unclear what combination of feasible approaches, using existing resources in primary care, work best to initiate increased physical activity...
  68. ncbi request reprint Humidified air inhalation for treating croup: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michael Moore
    Three Swans Surgery, Rollestone Street, Salisbury SP1 1DX, UK
    Fam Pract 24:295-301. 2007
    ..Croup (laryngotracheobronchitis) is a common cause of upper airway obstruction in children. Treatment with humidified air was previously widely used and is still commonly recommended as home treatment...
  69. pmc Cost effectiveness of management strategies for urinary tract infections: results from randomised controlled trial
    David Turner
    Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Alpha House, Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 7NS
    BMJ 340:c346. 2010
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of different management strategies for urinary tract infections...
  70. pmc Why do general practitioners prescribe antibiotics for sore throat? Grounded theory interview study
    Satinder Kumar
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 3RT
    BMJ 326:138. 2003
    ..To understand why general practitioners prescribe antibiotics for some cases of sore throat and to explore the factors that influence their prescribing...
  71. pmc Developing a computer delivered, theory based intervention for guideline implementation in general practice
    Lisa McDermott
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Shakleton Building, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:90. 2010
    ..Specifically, our aim was to develop computer-delivered prompts to promote guideline adherence for antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections (RTIs), and adherence to recommendations for secondary stroke prevention...
  72. ncbi request reprint A questionnaire to measure satisfaction with community services for informal carers of stroke patients: construction and initial piloting
    Chantal Simon
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:129-37. 2003
    ..These factors have marked similarities to those found in the field of patient satisfaction with community services...
  73. ncbi request reprint How do GPs diagnose and manage acute infective conjunctivitis? A GP survey
    Hazel Everitt
    Community Clinical Sciences CCS Division, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Southampton University, UK
    Fam Pract 19:658-60. 2002
    ..To determine GPs' diagnosis and management of acute infective conjunctivitis (AIC)-one of the commonest but least researched acute infections seen in primary care...
  74. ncbi request reprint Otitis media with effusion: the long and winding road?
    Ian Williamson
    University of Southampton, Community Clinical Science Division, Medical Faculty, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:268-9. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Professional kinesiology practice for chronic low back pain: single-blind, randomised controlled pilot study
    S Eardley
    Complementary and Integrative Medicine Research, Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, UK
    Forsch Komplementmed 20:180-8. 2013
    ..WLC's were re-randomised to real or sham after 6 weeks. The main outcome was a change in RMDQ from baseline to end of 5 weeks of real or sham PKP...
  76. pmc Motor control retraining exercises for shoulder impingement: effects on function, muscle activation, and biomechanics in young adults
    Peter Worsley
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:e11-9. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to quantify the clinical, neurophysiological, and biomechanical effects of a scapular motor control retraining for young individuals with shoulder impingement signs...
  77. pmc An evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of booklet-based self-management of dizziness in primary care, with and without expert telephone support
    Lucy Yardley
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 9:13. 2009
    ..The aim of this trial is to evaluate two new alternative models of delivery that may be more feasible and cost-effective...
  78. ncbi request reprint Where next with antibiotics and respiratory tract infections?
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton S016 5ST, England
    J Fam Pract 51:337-8. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature in applied and specialised kinesiology
    Sue Hall
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, UK
    Forsch Komplementmed 15:40-6. 2008
    ..Anecdotal evidence suggests kinesiology is helpful, therefore we wished to critically review the literature...
  80. ncbi request reprint Seeking an oracle: using the Delphi process to develop practice guidelines for the treatment of endometriosis with Chinese herbal medicine
    Andrew Flower
    University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 13:969-76. 2007
    ..The Delphi process may offer a pragmatic way to establish good practice guidelines until more rigorous forms of assessment can be undertaken...
  81. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Humidified air inhalation for treating croup
    Michael Moore
    Primary Care Research Network South West, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, UK, SO16 5ST
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD002870. 2011
    ..Severe cases are admitted to hospital and steroid treatment is established to reduce disease severity. Treatment with humidified air was previously widely used and is still commonly recommended as home treatment...
  82. pmc Penicillin for acute sore throat in children: randomised, double blind trial. Commentary: More valid criteria may be needed
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 55T
    BMJ 327:1327-8. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Insight into schizophrenia: the effects of cognitive behavioural therapy on the components of insight and association with sociodemographics--data on a previously published randomised controlled trial
    Shanaya Rathod
    Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust, Mulfords Hill Centre, 37 39 Mulfords Hill, Tadley, Hants, UK, RG26 3HX
    Schizophr Res 74:211-9. 2005
    ..The results confirm previous findings of difficulties in engaging patients of Afro-Caribbean origin and their poor response to psychological therapies as currently delivered...
  84. ncbi request reprint Measuring service quality provision within an eating disorders context
    Desmond Doran
    Strategy and Research Operations Group, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 17:377-88. 2004
    ..The approach adopted for this case study research may usefully inform service assessment programmes for similarly positioned health-care service providers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Practice makes perfect. Interview by Alastair McLellan
    Peter Smith
    National Association of Primary Care, UK
    Health Serv J 113:22-3. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, use of and attitudes towards peer support: a 2-year follow-up to the Prince's Trust survey
    Helen Cowie
    School of Psychology and Counselling, University of Surey Roehampton, West Hill, London, UK
    J Adolesc 25:453-67. 2002
    ..The study documents difficulties in the recruitment and retention of boys as peer supporters because of peer pressure to conform to a "macho" image. The issue is discussed and some solutions presented...
  87. ncbi request reprint A management approach that drives actions strategically: balanced scorecard in a mental health trust case study
    Stefan Schmidt
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 19:119-35. 2006
    ..K. public health organisations. This article aims to use a case study to explain how a mental health trust delivers excellent performance using a balanced scorecard (BSC) management approach...
  88. ncbi request reprint The role of the district nurse in bereavement support
    Jon Birtwistle
    University Surgical Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    J Adv Nurs 38:467-78. 2002
    ..However, little is known about nurses' views on bereavement support or their actual involvement...
  89. ncbi request reprint A study of female nurses combining partner and parent roles with working a continuous three-shift roster: the impact on sleep, fatigue and stress
    Gemma Clissold
    School of Management, Faculty of Business and Law, Central Queensland University
    Contemp Nurse 12:294-302. 2002
    ..The strain of shiftwork on personal and social relationships reduces the resources available for coping with the emotional and physical stressors encountered by nurses in their work and family roles...
  90. ncbi request reprint The influence of health care organisations on health system performance
    Katharina Hauck
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:68-74. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the potential influence of English National Health Service territorial health authorities on 14 indicators of system performance...
  91. ncbi request reprint Primary care ideas. In the balance
    Richard Lewis
    Health Serv J 114:16-7. 2004
  92. ncbi request reprint Team pay. Sterling innovation
    Peter Reilly
    Institute for Employment Studies
    Health Serv J 115:30. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint The effect of financial incentives on gatekeeping doctors: evidence from a natural experiment
    Mark Dusheiko
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Econ 25:449-78. 2006
    ..These differences in differences in differences estimates suggest that the abolition of fundholding increased ex-fundholders' chargeable elective admissions by 4.9% (using the non-chargeables DID) and by 3.5% (using the emergencies DID)...
  94. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve repair versus replacement for isolated non-ischemic mitral regurgitation in patients with preoperative left ventricular dysfunction. A long-term follow-up echocardiography study
    Nikos Kouris
    Western Attica General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Echocardiogr 6:435-42. 2005
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  95. ncbi request reprint The market for elective surgery: joint estimation of supply and demand
    Stephen Martin
    Department of Economics, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Health Econ 26:263-85. 2007
    ..The results offer an important justification for more careful econometric modelling of hospital behaviour than has traditionally been employed in the health economics literature...
  96. ncbi request reprint Exploring the determinants of NHS performance ratings: lessons for performance assessment systems
    Rowena Jacobs
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:211-7. 2006
    ..We examine the degree to which variations in the performance of health care organizations are explained by a range of factors that are subject to differing degrees of managerial control...
  97. pmc Association between the decline in workers' compensation claims and workforce composition and job characteristics in Ontario, Canada
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:453-5. 2007
    ..These findings should generate interest in economic incentives and regulatory policies designed to encourage investment in safer production processes...
  98. ncbi request reprint Value for money. Increased activity may put bright future at risk
    Peter Smith
    Centre for Health Economics, York University
    Health Serv J 117:18-9. 2007
  99. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of mycobacterial arylamine N-acetyltransferase contributes to anti-mycobacterial activity of Warburgia salutaris
    Vukani Eliya Madikane
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3QT, UK
    Bioorg Med Chem 15:3579-86. 2007
    ..These studies show that W. salutaris is a useful source of anti-tubercular compounds for further analysis and supports the hypothesis of a link between NAT inhibition and anti-mycobacterial activity...
  100. ncbi request reprint Molecular basis and clonal nature of increasing pneumococcal macrolide resistance in South Africa, 2000-2005
    Nicole Wolter
    Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Medical Research Council and University of the Witwatersrand, Sandringham, South Africa
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 32:62-7. 2008
    ..Routine use of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-7) could reduce the burden of macrolide-resistant pneumococcal disease in South Africa...
  101. doi request reprint Emergence of levofloxacin-non-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae and treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children in South Africa: a cohort observational surveillance study
    Anne Von Gottberg
    National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Lancet 371:1108-13. 2008
    ..Our aim was to estimate the incidence of, and risk factors for, invasive pneumococcal disease caused by fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in children in South Africa...