Brian H McKinstry

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The use of remote monitoring technologies in managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    B McKinstry
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    QJM 106:883-5. 2013
  2. pmc Telemonitoring based service redesign for the management of uncontrolled hypertension: multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Brian McKinstry
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    BMJ 346:f3030. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Interventions for improving patients' trust in doctors and groups of doctors
    B McKinstry
    University of Edinburgh, General Practice Section, Community Health Sciences, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH10 5PF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004134. 2006
  4. pmc Impact on hypertension control of a patient-held guideline: a randomised controlled trial
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 56:842-7. 2006
  5. pmc Recruitment and retention in a multicentre randomised controlled trial in Bell's palsy: a case study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:15. 2007
  6. pmc The impact of general practitioner morale on patient satisfaction with care: a cross-sectional study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:57. 2007
  7. pmc Are there too many female medical graduates? Yes
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 336:748. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Confidentiality and the telephone in family practice: a qualitative study of the views of patients, clinicians and administrative staff
    Brian McKinstry
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Fam Pract 26:344-50. 2009
  9. pmc Telephone consulting in primary care: a triangulated qualitative study of patients and providers
    Brian McKinstry
    Centre of Population Health Sciences General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e209-18. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of the accuracy of patients' recall of the content of telephone and face-to-face consultations: an exploratory study
    Brian McKinstry
    Ehealth Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:394-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint The use of remote monitoring technologies in managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    B McKinstry
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    QJM 106:883-5. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Telemonitoring based service redesign for the management of uncontrolled hypertension: multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Brian McKinstry
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    BMJ 346:f3030. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Interventions for improving patients' trust in doctors and groups of doctors
    B McKinstry
    University of Edinburgh, General Practice Section, Community Health Sciences, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH10 5PF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004134. 2006
    ..It is not clear if there are interventions known to be effective in enhancing patient trust in doctors...
  4. pmc Impact on hypertension control of a patient-held guideline: a randomised controlled trial
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 56:842-7. 2006
    ..Hypertension is generally poorly controlled in primary care. One possible intervention for improving control is the harnessing of patient expertise through education and encouragement to challenge their care...
  5. pmc Recruitment and retention in a multicentre randomised controlled trial in Bell's palsy: a case study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:15. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc The impact of general practitioner morale on patient satisfaction with care: a cross-sectional study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:57. 2007
    ..We aimed to see if there was a relationship between doctor morale as measured by a validated instrument, the Morale Assessment in General Practice Index (MAGPI) and scores in the GPAQ...
  7. pmc Are there too many female medical graduates? Yes
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 336:748. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Confidentiality and the telephone in family practice: a qualitative study of the views of patients, clinicians and administrative staff
    Brian McKinstry
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Fam Pract 26:344-50. 2009
    ..However, the telephone, previously used mainly to negotiate appointments, has become increasingly employed as a means of consultation and may pose new problems in respect to maintaining confidentiality...
  9. pmc Telephone consulting in primary care: a triangulated qualitative study of patients and providers
    Brian McKinstry
    Centre of Population Health Sciences General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e209-18. 2009
    ..Internationally, there is increasing use of telephone consultations, particularly for triaging requests for acute care. However, little is known about how this mode of consulting differs from face-to-face encounters...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of the accuracy of patients' recall of the content of telephone and face-to-face consultations: an exploratory study
    Brian McKinstry
    Ehealth Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:394-9. 2011
    ..Clinicians should compensate for situations where recall is poorer such as patients presenting multiple problems or with brain injury. Patients might be advised to restrict the number of problems they present in any one consultation...
  11. pmc The feminization of the medical work force, implications for Scottish primary care: a survey of Scottish general practitioners
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:56. 2006
    ..However, there is very little information on the actual hours worked by men and women general practitioners or on the types of work they are undertaking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Can doctors predict patients' satisfaction and enablement? A cross-sectional observational study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences RUHBC, Edinburgh University, Scotland, UK
    Fam Pract 23:240-5. 2006
    ..Patient satisfaction surveys are increasingly used to measure consulting quality and outcome, but little is known of how good doctors are at judging their patients' satisfaction with their consultations...
  13. pmc Do patients wish to be involved in decision making in the consultation? A cross sectional survey with video vignettes
    B McKinstry
    Ashgrove Health Centre, Blackburn, West Lothian EH47 7LL
    BMJ 321:867-71. 2000
    ..To determine patients' preferences for a shared or directed style of consultation in the decision making part of the general practice consultation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is success in postgraduate examinations associated with family practitioners' attitudes or patient perceptions of the quality of their consultations? A cross-sectional study of the MRCGP examination in Great Britain
    Brian McKinstry
    University of Edinburgh, UK
    Fam Pract 22:653-7. 2005
    ..It is not clear, however, if this process identifies quality markers that patients can perceive...
  15. pmc GP experiences of partner and external peer appraisal: a qualitative study
    Brian McKinstry
    Division of Community Health Sciences, Edinburgh University
    Br J Gen Pract 55:539-43. 2005
    ..Appraisal is being adopted both in the UK and internationally as a means of aiding personal development for family doctors. However, it is not clear by whom they should be appraised...
  16. pmc The transition from learner to provider/teacher: the learning needs of new orthopaedic consultants
    Brian McKinstry
    General Practice Division, Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Med Educ 5:17. 2005
    ..This research sought to determine new consultants views on the quality and relevance of their training, its relationship to their confidence in clinical and managerial skills and their views on mentorship by senior colleagues...
  17. pmc Telephone consultations to manage requests for same-day appointments: a randomised controlled trial in two practices
    Brian McKinstry
    Lothian Primary Care Research Network, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Gen Pract 52:306-10. 2002
    ..However, it is not known whether the strategy actually reduces GP workload...
  18. pmc Leniency and halo effects in marking undergraduate short research projects
    Brian H McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    BMC Med Educ 4:28. 2004
    ..We set out to determine if, despite using such a marking schedule, leniency and halo effects were evident in the supervisors' marking of undergraduate short research projects (special study modules (SSM))...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do patients and expert doctors agree on the assessment of consultation skills? A comparison of two patient consultation assessment scales with the video component of the MRCGP
    Brian McKinstry
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edingburgh, UK
    Fam Pract 21:75-80. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether patient ratings of general practice Registrars' consulting skills are associated with 'expert' scoring using the MRCGP video assessment protocol...
  20. doi request reprint Risk factors for chronic ulceration in patients with varicose veins: a case control study
    Lindsay Robertson
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:1490-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine, in subjects with varicose veins, the characteristics of venous disease and other factors associated with an increased risk of ulceration...
  21. pmc A systematic review of interventions to improve recall of medical advice in healthcare consultations
    Philip W B Watson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    J R Soc Med 102:235-43. 2009
    ..Although psychological research exists which highlights techniques and factors postulated to influence recall, only a limited body of work has been conducted to evaluate their effectiveness in a clinical context...
  22. pmc Comparison of face-to-face and telephone consultations in primary care: qualitative analysis
    Heather Hewitt
    Centre for Population Health Sciences General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e201-12. 2010
    ..There is evidence that telephone consultations in general practice are typically shorter than face-to-face consultations and that fewer problems are presented in them...
  23. pmc Morale among general practitioners: qualitative study exploring relations between partnership arrangements, personal style, and workload
    Guro Huby
    Working Minds Research Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 325:140. 2002
    ..To explore general practitioners' experiences of wellbeing and distress at work, to identify their perceptions of the causes of and solutions to distress, and to draw out implications for improving morale in general practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Do doctors rely on pharmaceutical industry funding to attend conferences and do they perceive that this creates a bias in their drug selection? Results from a questionnaire survey
    Philip Rutledge
    Lothian Primary Care Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 12:663-7. 2003
    ..To determine the sources of funding for doctors attending conferences and meetings and the doctors' perception on whether their involvement with the pharmaceutical industry created a conflict of interest or bias in their drug selection...
  25. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical effectiveness trial of nurse-administered small-group cognitive behavior therapy for persistent insomnia in general practice
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Research Laboratory, Southern General Hospital, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 30:574-84. 2007
    ..This study investigates the clinical effectiveness and the feasibility of applying cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) methods for insomnia in primary care...
  26. pmc Telephone consultations may not save time
    Brian H McKinstry
    BMJ 325:1242. 2002
  27. pmc Women doctors and their careers: what now? Women contribute less than men to non-clinical care as general practitioners in Scotland
    Brian H McKinstry
    BMJ 331:696-7. 2005