D J McLernon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Internet information on birth options after caesarean compared to the RCOG patient information leaflet; a web survey
    Natalie Whitelaw
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:361. 2014
  2. pmc The epidemiology of infectious mononucleosis in Northern Scotland: a decreasing incidence and winter peak
    Elizabeth Visser
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Room 1 015, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB252ZD, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 14:151. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Clinical prediction models to inform individualized decision-making in subfertile couples: a stratified medicine approach
    D J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Hum Reprod 29:1851-8. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence estimates of diagnosed viral hepatitis B, liver condition outcomes and hospitalization costs: a population record-linkage study in Tayside, Scotland
    D J McLernon
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 141:2122-30. 2013
  5. pmc The utility of liver function tests for mortality prediction within one year in primary care using the algorithm for liver function investigations (ALFI)
    David J McLernon
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e50965. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Do lifestyle choices explain the effect of alcohol on bone mineral density in women around menopause?
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1261-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Patient views and experiences of making adverse drug reaction reports to the Yellow Card Scheme in the UK
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:523-31. 2011
  8. pmc Clinical effectiveness of elective single versus double embryo transfer: meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials
    D J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMJ 341:c6945. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Adverse drug reaction reporting in the UK: a retrospective observational comparison of yellow card reports submitted by patients and healthcare professionals
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Drug Saf 33:775-88. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Health outcomes following liver function testing in primary care: a retrospective cohort study
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Fam Pract 26:251-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Internet information on birth options after caesarean compared to the RCOG patient information leaflet; a web survey
    Natalie Whitelaw
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:361. 2014
    ..As many such women use the internet while seeking information on their options, the aim of this study was to assess content of websites on birth after previous caesarean and identify website characteristics which predict content...
  2. pmc The epidemiology of infectious mononucleosis in Northern Scotland: a decreasing incidence and winter peak
    Elizabeth Visser
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Room 1 015, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB252ZD, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 14:151. 2014
    ..The determinants of whether the infection causes IM remain uncertain. We aimed to evaluate seasonality and temporal trends in IM...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical prediction models to inform individualized decision-making in subfertile couples: a stratified medicine approach
    D J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Hum Reprod 29:1851-8. 2014
    ..In the interim, the most feasible approach is to use a combination of previously published clinical prediction models. ..
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence estimates of diagnosed viral hepatitis B, liver condition outcomes and hospitalization costs: a population record-linkage study in Tayside, Scotland
    D J McLernon
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 141:2122-30. 2013
    ..02). While increasing prevalence of immune HBV patients highlights an increase in screening and treatment, the costs associated with this group are high...
  5. pmc The utility of liver function tests for mortality prediction within one year in primary care using the algorithm for liver function investigations (ALFI)
    David J McLernon
    Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e50965. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a prediction model to guide decision-making by general practitioners, which estimates risk of one year all-cause mortality in patients with no obvious liver disease...
  6. doi request reprint Do lifestyle choices explain the effect of alcohol on bone mineral density in women around menopause?
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1261-9. 2012
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption has been shown to be positively associated with increased bone mineral density (BMD). However, other lifestyle choices have also been shown to have an effect on bone health...
  7. doi request reprint Patient views and experiences of making adverse drug reaction reports to the Yellow Card Scheme in the UK
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:523-31. 2011
    ..To describe the characteristics of patient reporters to the UK's Yellow Card Scheme (YCS) and the suspect drugs reported, and to determine patient views and experiences of making a Yellow Card report...
  8. pmc Clinical effectiveness of elective single versus double embryo transfer: meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials
    D J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMJ 341:c6945. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Adverse drug reaction reporting in the UK: a retrospective observational comparison of yellow card reports submitted by patients and healthcare professionals
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Drug Saf 33:775-88. 2010
    ..From 2005, patients themselves have been able to submit Yellow Card reports...
  10. doi request reprint Health outcomes following liver function testing in primary care: a retrospective cohort study
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Fam Pract 26:251-9. 2009
    ..patients who present with abnormal liver function tests (LFTs) in primary care and no obvious symptoms can be difficult to manage...
  11. doi request reprint Health-state utilities in liver disease: a systematic review
    David J McLernon
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Health Informatics Centre, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Med Decis Making 28:582-92. 2008
    ..The authors' aim was to conduct a systematic review of health-state utilities in liver disease, to look at the variation of study designs used, and to pool utilities for some liver disease states...
  12. ncbi request reprint A study of the safety of current gastrointestinal endoscopy (EGD)
    D J McLernon
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Health Informatics Centre, Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
    Endoscopy 39:692-700. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the 30-day mortality associated with esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and assess the important risk factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Receiver operating characteristics of the prostate specific antigen test in an unselected population
    David J McLernon
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD2 4AD, Scotland
    J Med Screen 13:102-7. 2006
    ..To determine the operating characteristics of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and prostate cancer diagnosis rates in men who have had an initial PSA test in Tayside...