Peter McCulloch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of socio-economic deprivation on death rates after surgery for upper gastrointestinal tract cancer
    Y Leigh
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:940-3. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Strategies to reduce variation in the use of surgery
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 382:1130-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effect of a "Lean" intervention to improve safety processes and outcomes on a surgical emergency unit
    Peter McCulloch
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit QRSTU, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMJ 341:c5469. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Interventions to improve teamwork and communications among healthcare staff
    P McCulloch
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Br J Surg 98:469-79. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The IDEAL recommendations and urological innovation
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    World J Urol 29:331-6. 2011
  6. pmc A three-dimensional model of error and safety in surgical health care microsystems. Rationale, development and initial testing
    Peter McCulloch
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Level 6 John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU UK
    BMC Surg 11:23. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The effects of aviation-style non-technical skills training on technical performance and outcome in the operating theatre
    P McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:109-15. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of surgery in patients with advanced gastric cancer
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:767-87. 2006
  9. doi request reprint No surgical innovation without evaluation: the IDEAL recommendations
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 374:1105-12. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Finding and appraising evidence
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University, Level 6, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, United Kingdom
    Surg Clin North Am 86:41-57, viii. 2006

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Publications33

  1. pmc Impact of socio-economic deprivation on death rates after surgery for upper gastrointestinal tract cancer
    Y Leigh
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:940-3. 2006
    ..16 (0.84-1.62) and 1.10 (0.86-1.41), respectively. There is a significant association between social deprivation and death after oesophagectomy, but less of an association, if any, after gastrectomy in current UK practice...
  2. doi request reprint Strategies to reduce variation in the use of surgery
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 382:1130-9. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to identify what level of variation in surgery rates is appropriate in a specific context, and how variation can be reduced where desirable. ..
  3. doi request reprint Effect of a "Lean" intervention to improve safety processes and outcomes on a surgical emergency unit
    Peter McCulloch
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit QRSTU, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMJ 341:c5469. 2010
    ..Emergency surgical patients are at high risk for harm because of errors in care. Quality improvement methods that involve process redesign, such as “Lean,” appear to improve service reliability and efficiency in healthcare...
  4. doi request reprint Interventions to improve teamwork and communications among healthcare staff
    P McCulloch
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Br J Surg 98:469-79. 2011
    ..These are widely assumed to be effective in improving patient safety, but the extent to which this assumption is justified by evidence remains unclear...
  5. doi request reprint The IDEAL recommendations and urological innovation
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    World J Urol 29:331-6. 2011
    ..This article explains the IDEAL framework and recommendations and illustrates how they might affect the evaluation of current controversial urological procedures...
  6. pmc A three-dimensional model of error and safety in surgical health care microsystems. Rationale, development and initial testing
    Peter McCulloch
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Level 6 John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU UK
    BMC Surg 11:23. 2011
    ..We propose such a model which is directed at "microsystem" level (Ward and operating theatre), and which frames problems and solutions within three dimensions...
  7. doi request reprint The effects of aviation-style non-technical skills training on technical performance and outcome in the operating theatre
    P McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:109-15. 2009
    ..Debriefing and challenging authority seemed more difficult to introduce than other parts of the training. Further studies are needed to define the optimal training package, explain variable responses and confirm clinical benefit...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of surgery in patients with advanced gastric cancer
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:767-87. 2006
    ..The chances of long-term survival are, however, clearly much greater, and those of peri-operative death much less for an individual patient accepted for surgery in 2006 than they would have been in 1986...
  9. doi request reprint No surgical innovation without evaluation: the IDEAL recommendations
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 374:1105-12. 2009
    ..Achievement of improved design, conduct, and reporting of surgical research will need concerted action by editors, funders of health care and research, regulatory bodies, and professional societies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Finding and appraising evidence
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University, Level 6, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, United Kingdom
    Surg Clin North Am 86:41-57, viii. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Surgical professionalism in the 21st century
    Peter McCulloch
    University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Lancet 367:177-81. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Tolerance of uncertainty, extroversion, neuroticism and attitudes to randomized controlled trials among surgeons and physicians
    P McCulloch
    Academic Unit of Surgery, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Surg 92:1293-7. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Interruptions during drug rounds: an observational study
    Simon Kreckler
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Nurs 17:1326-30. 2008
    ..Objective information from direct observation will prove valuable in designing possible solutions to the problem. These will require local knowledge and frontline staff involvement to be sustainable...
  14. doi request reprint Patient handovers within the hospital: translating knowledge from motor racing to healthcare
    Ken Catchpole
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, The John Radcliffe, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:318-22. 2010
    ..This has been extended to include contributions from several motor racing teams, and by examining transfers at several different interfaces at a non-specialist UK teaching hospital...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of non-technical performance on technical outcome in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A Mishra
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK
    Surg Endosc 22:68-73. 2008
    ..The relationship between non-technical teamwork skills and technical errors was studied using a behavioural marker system validated in aviation and adapted for use in surgery...
  16. pmc Mortality and morbidity in gastro-oesophageal cancer surgery: initial results of ASCOT multicentre prospective cohort study
    Peter McCulloch
    Academic Unit of Surgery, University of Liverpool, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 7AL
    BMJ 327:1192-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of comorbidity and other risk factors on postoperative mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing major oesophageal and gastric surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Effective prevention of thromboembolic complications in emergency surgery patients using a quality improvement approach
    Simon Kreckler
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:916-22. 2013
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention based on industrial process improvement to identify and sustainably correct deficiencies in thromboprophylaxis delivery...
  18. pmc When are randomised trials unnecessary? Picking signal from noise
    Paul Glasziou
    Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 334:349-51. 2007
    ..This model may help to reduce controversy about evidence for treatments whose effects are so dramatic that randomised trials are unnecessary...
  19. doi request reprint Teamwork and error in the operating room: analysis of skills and roles
    K Catchpole
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 247:699-706. 2008
    ..To analyze the effects of surgical, anesthetic, and nursing teamwork skills on technical outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Factors influencing incident reporting in surgical care
    S Kreckler
    Oxford University, Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:116-20. 2009
    ..To evaluate the process of incident reporting in a surgical setting. In particular: the influence of event outcome on reporting behaviour; staff perception of surgical complications as reportable events...
  21. doi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Extended versus limited lymph nodes dissection technique for adenocarcinoma of the stomach
    Peter McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD001964. 2012
    ..Surgeons disagree about the merits and risks of radical lymph node clearance during gastrectomy for cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of an awareness-raising program for patients and primary care physicians on the early detection of gastro-oesophageal cancer
    Peter McCulloch
    Academic Unit of Surgery, Department of Civic Design, Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, University of Liverpool, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Surgery 133:154-61. 2003
    ..To test the efficacy of education by home letter, together with improved specialist/GP liaison, in promoting the detection of treatable gastro-oesophageal cancer in patients over 40...
  23. pmc Oxford NOTECHS II: a modified theatre team non-technical skills scoring system
    Eleanor R Robertson
    Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e90320. 2014
    ..Measures of theatre process reliability (glitch count) and compliance with the WHO surgical safety checklist were scored contemporaneously, and relationships with NOTECHS II scores explored...
  24. doi request reprint Human factors in critical care: towards standardized integrated human-centred systems of work
    Ken Catchpole
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:618-22. 2010
    ..Improvements in safety and quality benefit from a systems approach. Human factors is the study and practice of the relationship between humans and systems. This review examines recent advances in human factors in healthcare...
  25. pmc Randomised trials in surgery: problems and possible solutions
    Peter McCulloch
    Academic Unit of Surgery, University of Liverpool, Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 7AL
    BMJ 324:1448-51. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Gastrectomy with extended lymphadenectomy for primary treatment of gastric cancer
    P McCulloch
    Academic Unit of Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Surg 92:5-13. 2005
    ..The appropriate extent of lymph node clearance during gastrectomy for cancer remains controversial...
  27. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based decision-making
    Nick Sevdalis
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Bio Surgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, 10th Floor, QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, South Warf Road, London, England W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Clin North Am 86:59-70, viii. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: early experience among the elderly
    K K Singh
    Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 2HR, UK
    Surg Endosc 22:1002-7. 2008
    ..This report presents the authors' early experience with totally laparoscopic gastric resections for cancer in elderly patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary crisis simulations: the way forward for training surgical teams
    Shabnam Undre
    Department of Bio Surgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College and St, Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    World J Surg 31:1843-53. 2007
    ..Recently safety skills training has been applied in the practice of medicine. In this study, we developed and piloted a module using multidisciplinary crisis scenarios in a simulated operating theatre to train entire surgical teams...
  30. ncbi request reprint The laws of diminishing objectivity
    Peter McCulloch
    Lancet 363:994. 2004
  31. pmc Mortality control charts for comparing performance of surgical units: validation study using hospital mortality data
    Paris P Tekkis
    Academic Department of Surgery, King s College Hospital, London SE5 9RS
    BMJ 326:786-8. 2003
    ..To design and validate a statistical method for evaluating the performance of surgical units that adjusts for case volume and case mix...
  32. doi request reprint Medical justice for undocumented migrants
    Frank Arnold
    Lancet 371:201. 2008