Irene Petersen

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Oral antibiotic prescribing during pregnancy in primary care: UK population-based study
    Irene Petersen
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:2238-46. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy as a major determinant for discontinuation of antidepressants: an analysis of data from The Health Improvement Network
    Irene Petersen
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:979-85. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Gilbert's syndrome and the risk of death: a population-based cohort study
    Laura J Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, University College London, London, UK
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:1643-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Relative incidence of common cancers in people with severe mental illness. Cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN primary care database
    David P J Osborn
    UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, UCL, Charles Bell House, Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    Schizophr Res 143:44-9. 2013
  5. pmc Trends in depression and antidepressant prescribing in children and adolescents: a cohort study in The Health Improvement Network (THIN)
    Linda P M M Wijlaars
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e33181. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cardiovascular events as a function of serum bilirubin levels in a large, statin-treated cohort
    Laura J Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Circulation 126:2556-64. 2012
  7. pmc Trends in longer-term survival following an acute myocardial infarction and prescribing of evidenced-based medications in primary care in the UK from 1991: a longitudinal population-based study
    Sarah L Hardoon
    Department of Primary Careand Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:770-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Inequalities in the provision of cardiovascular screening to people with severe mental illnesses in primary care: cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN Primary Care Database 2000-2007
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Schizophr Res 129:104-10. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Use of long-term antibiotic treatment in COPD patients in the UK: a retrospective cohort study
    Gareth Dean Russell James
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, UK Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:271-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Time trends in incidence of Parkinson's disease diagnosis in UK primary care
    Laura Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Neurol 260:1351-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Oral antibiotic prescribing during pregnancy in primary care: UK population-based study
    Irene Petersen
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:2238-46. 2010
    ..Finally, to identify socio-demographic factors associated with antibiotic prescribing in pregnancy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy as a major determinant for discontinuation of antidepressants: an analysis of data from The Health Improvement Network
    Irene Petersen
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:979-85. 2011
    ..Potential adverse effects of antidepressants during pregnancy have caused concern about their use. There are, however, very limited detailed data on patterns of antidepressant prescribing in pregnancy...
  3. doi request reprint Gilbert's syndrome and the risk of death: a population-based cohort study
    Laura J Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, University College London, London, UK
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:1643-7. 2013
    ..We conducted a large cohort study using The Health Improvement Network primary care database and compared all-cause mortality rates in those with and without Gilbert's syndrome...
  4. doi request reprint Relative incidence of common cancers in people with severe mental illness. Cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN primary care database
    David P J Osborn
    UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, UCL, Charles Bell House, Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    Schizophr Res 143:44-9. 2013
    ..A recent United Kingdom (UK) report found that breast and colorectal cancers were more common in people with severe mental illness (SMI) and recommended targeted screening. Epidemiological evidence is however inconsistent...
  5. pmc Trends in depression and antidepressant prescribing in children and adolescents: a cohort study in The Health Improvement Network (THIN)
    Linda P M M Wijlaars
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e33181. 2012
    ..This study examined the effects of this safety warning on general practitioners' depression diagnosing and prescription behaviour in children...
  6. doi request reprint Cardiovascular events as a function of serum bilirubin levels in a large, statin-treated cohort
    Laura J Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Circulation 126:2556-64. 2012
    ..Serum bilirubin is an endogenous antioxidant that is routinely measured before a statin is prescribed primarily to assess liver function, but the association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in this population has not been explored...
  7. pmc Trends in longer-term survival following an acute myocardial infarction and prescribing of evidenced-based medications in primary care in the UK from 1991: a longitudinal population-based study
    Sarah L Hardoon
    Department of Primary Careand Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:770-4. 2011
    ..However, little is known about trends in longer-term survival following an MI. The aim of the study was to investigate trends in longer-term survival, alongside trends in medication prescribing in primary care...
  8. doi request reprint Inequalities in the provision of cardiovascular screening to people with severe mental illnesses in primary care: cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN Primary Care Database 2000-2007
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Schizophr Res 129:104-10. 2011
    ..Guidelines recommend regular CVD screening and in the United Kingdom, since 2004, General Practitioners are remunerated for annual reviews...
  9. doi request reprint Use of long-term antibiotic treatment in COPD patients in the UK: a retrospective cohort study
    Gareth Dean Russell James
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, UK Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:271-7. 2013
    ..Long-term antibiotic therapy may prevent exacerbations, but at present it is not recommended by management guidelines...
  10. doi request reprint Time trends in incidence of Parkinson's disease diagnosis in UK primary care
    Laura Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Neurol 260:1351-7. 2013
    ..There was a decline in PD diagnosis in the primary care setting, which may largely represent changes in diagnosis and/or coding rather than a true decline in incidence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood epilepsy recorded in primary care in the UK
    Wilhelmine Hadler Meeraus
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:195-202. 2013
    ..To examine temporal trends in the incidence of epilepsy recorded in UK primary care and to evaluate the impact of recent efforts to improve the specificity of diagnosis in children...
  12. doi request reprint Serum bilirubin and risk of respiratory disease and death
    Laura J Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, England
    JAMA 305:691-7. 2011
    ..Serum total bilirubin levels in healthy patients reflect genetic and environmental factors that could influence the risk of developing respiratory disease...
  13. pmc Trends in sexually transmitted infections in general practice 1990-2000: population based study using data from the UK general practice research database
    Jackie A Cassell
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 3PF
    BMJ 332:332-4. 2006
    ..To describe the contribution of primary care to the diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections in the United Kingdom, 1990-2000, in the context of increasing incidence of infections in genitourinary medicine clinics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relative risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality in people with severe mental illness from the United Kingdom's General Practice Rsearch Database
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Medical School, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:242-9. 2007
    ..People with severe mental illness (SMI) appear to have an elevated risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but results regarding cancer mortality are conflicting...
  15. doi request reprint Recent trends in the incidence of recorded depression in primary care
    Greta Rait
    MRC General Practice Research Framework, Stephenson House, 158 160 North Gower Street, London NW1 2ND, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:520-4. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of data describing how general practitioners (GPs) label or record depression...
  16. pmc Sociodemographic variations in the contribution of secondary drug prevention to stroke survival at middle and older ages: cohort study
    Rosalind Raine
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 338:b1279. 2009
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  17. pmc Increasing hospitalizations and general practice prescriptions for community-onset staphylococcal disease, England
    Andrew Hayward
    University College London Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:720-6. 2008
    ..These trends are of concern given the international emergence of invasive community-onset staphylococcal infections...
  18. pmc A model based on age, sex, and morbidity to explain variation in UK general practice prescribing: cohort study
    Rumana Z Omar
    Department of Statistical Science, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 337:a238. 2008
    ..To examine whether patient level morbidity based measure of clinical case mix explains variations in prescribing in general practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic variation in chest pain incidence and subsequent coronary heart disease in primary care in the United Kingdom
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:566-75. 2014
    ..We know little about socio-demographic differences in chest pain presenting to primary care and subsequent coronary heart disease (CHD) diagnosis...
  20. doi request reprint Incidence of maternal and paternal depression in primary care: a cohort study using a primary care database
    Shreya Dave
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London, England
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1038-44. 2010
    ..To examine incidence, trends, and correlates of parental depression in primary care from 0 to 12 years of child age...
  21. ncbi request reprint Issues in multiple imputation of missing data for large general practice clinical databases
    Louise Marston
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Rowland Hill Street, London NW32PF, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:618-26. 2010
    ..This paper aims to examine patterns of missing data in a primary care database, compare this to nationally representative datasets and explore the use of multiple imputation (MI) for these data...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial prescribing in primary care
    Irene Petersen
    UCL Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:i43-47. 2007
    ..Although for some conditions there appeared to be inappropriately high levels of antibacterial prescribing, the antibiotics chosen were usually those recommended for first-line treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Panic disorder and risk of new onset coronary heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, and cardiac mortality: cohort study using the general practice research database
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Hampstead Campus, University College London, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:2981-8. 2008
    ..To determine the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), acute myocardial infarction (MI), and CHD-related mortality in patients with panic attacks/disorder...