Gillian Mead

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Severe ipsilateral carotid stenosis and middle cerebral artery disease in lacunar ischaemic stroke: innocent bystanders?
    G E Mead
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
    J Neurol 249:266-71. 2002
  2. ncbi Life after stroke - is palliative care relevant? A better understanding of illness trajectories after stroke may help clinicians identify patients for a palliative approach to care
    Gillian E Mead
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Stroke 8:447-8. 2013
  3. doi Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for stroke recovery
    Gillian Elizabeth Mead
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    JAMA 310:1066-7. 2013
  4. doi Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for stroke recovery
    Gillian E Mead
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD009286. 2012
  5. doi Physical activity as a treatment for depressed adults
    G E Mead
    GE Mead, University of Edinburgh, Room S1642, Royal Infirmary, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA Scotland, UK
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 42:325. 2012
  6. doi Physical fitness training after stroke, time to implement what we know: more research is needed
    Gillian Mead
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Stroke 6:506-8. 2011
  7. ncbi Variability in Doppler ultrasound influences referral of patients for carotid surgery
    G E Mead
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, 21 Chalmers Street, EH3 9EW, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Ultrasound 12:137-43. 2000
  8. pmc Fatigue after stroke: baseline predictors and influence on survival. Analysis of data from UK patients recruited in the International Stroke Trial
    Gillian E Mead
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16988. 2011
  9. ncbi A pilot observational study of the association between fatigue after stroke and C-reactive protein
    F McKechnie
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Room S1642, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH164SA, UK
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 40:9-12. 2010
  10. ncbi Stroke: a randomized trial of exercise or relaxation
    Gillian E Mead
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:892-9. 2007

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Severe ipsilateral carotid stenosis and middle cerebral artery disease in lacunar ischaemic stroke: innocent bystanders?
    G E Mead
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
    J Neurol 249:266-71. 2002
    ..Therefore, our aim was to compare the severity of ipsilateral with contralateral ICA and MCA disease in patients with lacunar ischaemic stroke...
  2. ncbi Life after stroke - is palliative care relevant? A better understanding of illness trajectories after stroke may help clinicians identify patients for a palliative approach to care
    Gillian E Mead
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Stroke 8:447-8. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to explore how best to provide palliative care at different stages of the 'stroke journey', and the nature of illness trajectories after stroke. ..
  3. doi Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for stroke recovery
    Gillian Elizabeth Mead
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    JAMA 310:1066-7. 2013
    ..Are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) associated with better recovery after stroke?..
  4. doi Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for stroke recovery
    Gillian E Mead
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD009286. 2012
    ..Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are the least biased way to bring together data from several trials. Given the promising effect of SSRIs on stroke recovery seen in small trials, a systematic review and meta-analysis is needed...
  5. doi Physical activity as a treatment for depressed adults
    G E Mead
    GE Mead, University of Edinburgh, Room S1642, Royal Infirmary, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA Scotland, UK
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 42:325. 2012
    ..Title: Facilitated physical activity as a treatment for depressed adults: randomised controlled trial. Authors: Chalder M, Wiles NJ, Campbell J et al. Journal: BMJ 2012; 344:e2758...
  6. doi Physical fitness training after stroke, time to implement what we know: more research is needed
    Gillian Mead
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Stroke 6:506-8. 2011
    ..However, these knowledge gaps should not prevent us from implementing what we know; and we would urge health professionals to work with exercise professionals to develop pathways into exercise for stroke survivors...
  7. ncbi Variability in Doppler ultrasound influences referral of patients for carotid surgery
    G E Mead
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, 21 Chalmers Street, EH3 9EW, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Ultrasound 12:137-43. 2000
    ..Colour Doppler ultrasound is operator dependent, but it is unclear how much clinical impact this might have on patient referral for carotid endarterectomy. Our aim was to quantify the interobserver variability of Doppler ultrasound...
  8. pmc Fatigue after stroke: baseline predictors and influence on survival. Analysis of data from UK patients recruited in the International Stroke Trial
    Gillian E Mead
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16988. 2011
    ..The vitality component of the Short Form 36 (SF-36) is a valid and reliable measure of post-stroke fatigue. We sought to identify associates of post-stroke fatigue and determine whether fatigue predicted survival...
  9. ncbi A pilot observational study of the association between fatigue after stroke and C-reactive protein
    F McKechnie
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Room S1642, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH164SA, UK
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 40:9-12. 2010
    ..The aetiology of fatigue after stroke is unknown. We explored the relationship between fatigue and C-reactive protein (CRP) as a marker of inflammation...
  10. ncbi Stroke: a randomized trial of exercise or relaxation
    Gillian E Mead
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:892-9. 2007
    ..To determine the feasibility and effect of exercise training after stroke...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of fatigue scales in stroke patients
    Gillian Mead
    Geriatric Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Stroke 38:2090-5. 2007
    ..There is little information on how to best measure poststroke fatigue. Our aim was to identify which currently available fatigue scale is most valid, feasible, and reliable in stroke patients...
  12. ncbi Extensive haemorrhagic transformation of infarct: might it be an important cause of primary intracerebral haemorrhage?
    Gillian E Mead
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Age Ageing 31:429-33. 2002
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  13. ncbi Fatigue after stroke: the development and evaluation of a case definition
    Joanna Lynch
    Geriatric Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:539-44. 2007
    ..While fatigue after stroke is a common problem, it has no generally accepted definition. Our aim was to develop a case definition for post-stroke fatigue and to test its psychometric properties...
  14. doi Association of activity limitations and lower-limb explosive extensor power in ambulatory people with stroke
    David H Saunders
    Department of Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:677-83. 2008
    ..To determine whether the explosive lower-limb extensor power of the affected and unaffected sides, and any asymmetry, are associated with activity limitations after stroke...
  15. ncbi Physical fitness training for stroke patients
    David H Saunders
    Department of Physical Education Sport and Leisure Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ, UK
    Stroke 35:2235. 2004
  16. ncbi Longitudinal changes in muscle strength and mass after acute stroke
    Gail Carin-Levy
    Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:201-7. 2006
    ..We investigated longitudinal changes in muscle strength, lean cross-sectional area and muscle mass in all limbs after acute stroke...
  17. ncbi Psychological associations of poststroke fatigue: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simiao Wu
    From the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences S W, M M, G M and Department of Geriatric Medicine A B, G M, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China S W
    Stroke 45:1778-83. 2014
    ..We used systematic review and meta-analysis to determine psychological associations of PSF...
  18. ncbi Edaravone improves functional and structural outcomes in animal models of focal cerebral ischemia: a systematic review
    Simiao Wu
    University of Edinburgh, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, Edinburgh, UK Sichuan University, West China Hospital, Department of Neurology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Int J Stroke 9:101-6. 2014
    ..Higher quality animal studies are expected to inform further clinical study. ..
  19. doi Schizophrenia, poor physical health and physical activity: evidence-based interventions are required to reduce major health inequalities
    Lily McNamee
    Lily McNamee, MA, MSc, MPH, Gillian Mead, MBBChir, MA, MD, FRCP, Steve MacGillivray, MA Hons, PhD, Stephen M Lawrie, MD Hons, FRCPsych, Division of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:239-41. 2013
    ..We urgently need evidence-based interventions that increase physical activity to improve health and reduce premature mortality in people with schizophrenia. ..
  20. doi The effects and experiences of goal setting in stroke rehabilitation - a systematic review
    Thavapriya Sugavanam
    School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 35:177-90. 2013
    ..To systematically integrate and appraise the evidence for effects and experiences of goal setting in stroke rehabilitation...
  21. doi Cardiorespiratory fitness after stroke: a systematic review
    Alexandra C Smith
    College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Stroke 7:499-510. 2012
    ..More studies are needed describing mechanisms of impaired cardiorespiratory fitness and longitudinal changes over time to inform the optimal 'prescription' of cardiorespiratory fitness programs for stroke survivors...
  22. doi Determining the modified Rankin score after stroke by postal and telephone questionnaires
    Martin Dennis
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh, EH42XU, UK
    Stroke 43:851-3. 2012
    ..We tested 2 postal mRS questionnaires and a telephone questionnaire to determine completion rates and intermodality agreement...
  23. ncbi Inferior vena caval filters or anticoagulation for patients with haemorrhagic stroke complicated by venous thromboembolism?
    Vera Cvoro
    Age Ageing 31:85-6. 2002