R J McManus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does self-monitoring reduce blood pressure? Meta-analysis with meta-regression of randomized controlled trials
    Emma P Bray
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Ann Med 42:371-86. 2010
  2. pmc RApid Primary care Initiation of Drug treatment for Transient Ischaemic Attack (RAPID-TIA): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Duncan Edwards
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Trials 14:194. 2013
  3. pmc Self-testing for cancer: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:102. 2008
  4. pmc Prevalence of the use of cancer related self-tests by members of the public: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 6:215. 2006
  5. pmc Targets and self monitoring in hypertension: randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness analysis
    R J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 331:493. 2005
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension (TASMINH2): a randomised controlled trial
    Richard J McManus
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham and National Institute for Health Research NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 376:163-72. 2010
  8. pmc Does changing from mercury to electronic blood pressure measurement influence recorded blood pressure? An observational study
    Richard J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston
    Br J Gen Pract 53:953-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and modelling of the investigation of acute and chronic chest pain presenting in primary care
    J Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii, 1-158. 2004
  10. pmc Comparison of estimates and calculations of risk of coronary heart disease by doctors and nurses using different calculation tools in general practice: cross sectional study
    R J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 324:459-64. 2002

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Does self-monitoring reduce blood pressure? Meta-analysis with meta-regression of randomized controlled trials
    Emma P Bray
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Ann Med 42:371-86. 2010
    ..The objectives of this systematic review were to evaluate the systolic and diastolic BP reduction, and achievement of target BP, associated with self-monitoring...
  2. pmc RApid Primary care Initiation of Drug treatment for Transient Ischaemic Attack (RAPID-TIA): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Duncan Edwards
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Trials 14:194. 2013
    ..Should general practitioners and emergency doctors (primary care physicians) initiate secondary preventative measures in addition to aspirin in people they see with suspected TIA or minor stroke at the time of referral to a specialist?..
  3. pmc Self-testing for cancer: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:102. 2008
    ..g. convenience) but there are also potential harms (e.g. delays in seeking treatment). The extent of cancer-related self-test use in the UK is not known. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of cancer-related self-test use...
  4. pmc Prevalence of the use of cancer related self-tests by members of the public: a community survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Cancer 6:215. 2006
    ..This study aims to gain an understanding of the frequency of self-testing for cancer and characteristics of users...
  5. pmc Targets and self monitoring in hypertension: randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness analysis
    R J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 331:493. 2005
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension (TASMINH2): a randomised controlled trial
    Richard J McManus
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham and National Institute for Health Research NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 376:163-72. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether self-management by people with poorly controlled hypertension resulted in better blood pressure control compared with usual care...
  8. pmc Does changing from mercury to electronic blood pressure measurement influence recorded blood pressure? An observational study
    Richard J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston
    Br J Gen Pract 53:953-6. 2003
    ..No consistent change in mean blood pressure was apparent following their introduction, but there was a large and significant fall in terminal digit preference suggesting improved precision of recording...
  9. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and modelling of the investigation of acute and chronic chest pain presenting in primary care
    J Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii, 1-158. 2004
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  10. pmc Comparison of estimates and calculations of risk of coronary heart disease by doctors and nurses using different calculation tools in general practice: cross sectional study
    R J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 324:459-64. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of using different risk calculation tools on how general practitioners and practice nurses evaluate the risk of coronary heart disease with clinical data routinely available in patients' records...
  11. pmc Impact of age and sex on primary preventive treatment for cardiovascular disease in the West Midlands, UK: cross sectional study
    J P Sheppard
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMJ 345:e4535. 2012
    ..To establish the impact of age and sex on primary preventive treatment for cardiovascular disease in a typical primary care population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does it matter whether patients take their antihypertensive medication as prescribed? The complex relationship between adherence and blood pressure control
    J Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 20:551-3. 2006
  13. doi request reprint Systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnosis of heart failure, with modelling of implications of different diagnostic strategies in primary care
    J Mant
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:1-207, iii. 2009
    ....
  14. pmc Relative effectiveness of clinic and home blood pressure monitoring compared with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in diagnosis of hypertension: systematic review
    J Hodgkinson
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2PP
    BMJ 342:d3621. 2011
    ..To determine the relative accuracy of clinic measurements and home blood pressure monitoring compared with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as a reference standard for the diagnosis of hypertension...
  15. pmc Effect of the quality and outcomes framework on diabetes care in the United Kingdom: retrospective cohort study
    Melanie Calvert
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 338:b1870. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of the management of heart failure in primary care
    Melanie J Calvert
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Fam Pract 26:145-53. 2009
    ..The extent to which guidelines for the treatment of heart failure are currently followed in primary care in the UK is unclear...
  17. pmc Effect of social factors on winter hospital admission for respiratory disease: a case-control study of older people in the UK
    Rachel E Jordan
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 58:400-2. 2008
    ..Every winter, hospitals in the UK and other developed countries experience a surge in respiratory admissions. Ecological studies suggest that social circumstances may be an important determinant...
  18. pmc Applicability to primary care of national clinical guidelines on blood pressure lowering for people with stroke: cross sectional study
    Jonathan Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Primary Care, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 332:635-7. 2006
    ..To compare the characteristics of patients with cerebrovascular disease in primary care with those of the participants in the PROGRESS trial, on which national guidelines for blood pressure lowering are based...
  19. pmc Management of type 2 diabetes with multiple oral hypoglycaemic agents or insulin in primary care: retrospective cohort study
    Melanie J Calvert
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 57:455-60. 2007
    ..Intensive glycaemic control can reduce the risk of microvascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint The management of people with type 2 diabetes with hypoglycaemic agents in primary care: retrospective cohort study
    Melanie J Calvert
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Pract 24:224-9. 2007
    ..Oral hypoglycaemic agents are typically the first pharmacological intervention used to improve glycaemic control...
  21. doi request reprint The effect of seeking consent on the representativeness of patient cohorts: iron-deficiency anaemia and colorectal cancer
    S Damery
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, West Midlands B15 2TT, UK
    Colorectal Dis 13:e366-73. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Range of self-tests available to buy in the United Kingdom: an Internet survey
    A Ryan
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:370-4. 2006
    ..Prices per self-test and condition range from < Pounds 1 to Pounds 76. Self-tests are readily available, and further work is needed to assess their impact...
  23. pmc Identification of stroke in the community: a comparison of three methods
    J Mant
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
    Br J Gen Pract 53:520-4. 2003
    ..A necessary first step is to identify those eligible for treatment. In primary care, this equates to setting up a register of prevalent stroke...
  24. ncbi request reprint How representative of primary care are research active practices? Cross-sectional survey
    Richard J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Pract 25:56-62. 2008
    ..There has been a continued trend towards undertaking primary care-based research but the characteristics and generalizability of practices that participate in such research are not well known...
  25. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of elderly patients with acute respiratory illness: effect of influenza vaccination on admission to hospital in winter 2003-2004
    R E Jordan
    Health Protection Research and Development Unit, Health Protection Agency, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 25:7909-13. 2007
    ..2 (95%CI 0.8, 1.9). Policy makers should not rely solely on influenza vaccine routinely having a large effect on winter pressures, and should focus on additional preventive strategies...
  26. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the evidence for rapid access chest pain clinics
    R J McManus
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 56:29-33. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the evidence base for the introduction of rapid access chest pain clinics is poor. The introduction of these clinics should include a randomised prospective evaluation of their worth...
  27. ncbi request reprint Different faecal sampling methods alter the acceptability of faecal occult blood testing: a cross sectional community survey
    Richard J B Ellis
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eur J Cancer 43:1437-44. 2007
    ..Uptake rates in the pilot evaluation were <60%. This study aimed to determine whether the acceptability of FOBt is associated with the sampling method or previous exposure to FOBt...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of acute otitis media in primary care
    Richard J McManus
    Fam Pract 21:221. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism
    David A Fitzmaurice
    The Medical School University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 69:132-4. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism
    David A Fitzmaurice
    The Medical School University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 66:475-7. 2002