D B Price

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in asthma drug therapy costs for patients receiving chronic montelukast therapy in the U.K
    D B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Scotland, UK
    Respir Med 95:83-9. 2001
  2. pmc Improving outcomes for asthma patients with allergic rhinitis: conclusions from the MetaForum conferences
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptom-based questionnaire for identifying COPD in smokers
    David B Price
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Respiration 73:285-95. 2006
  4. pmc Asthma out of control? A structured review of recent patient surveys
    Stephen T Holgate
    Infection, Inflammation and Repair AIR Division, Level F, South Block, MP810, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S2. 2006
  5. pmc General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine: national survey of UK primary care organisations
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:40. 2005
  6. pmc Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a special interest service in the UK
    Mandy A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB41 6ST, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:62. 2006
  7. pmc Practice development plans to improve the primary care management of acute asthma: randomised controlled trial
    Juliet M Foster
    Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:23. 2007
  8. pmc Breaking new ground: challenging existing asthma guidelines
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of antibiotic restrictions: the physician's perspective
    D Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:3-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of tiotropium bromide on health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    David Price
    University of Aberdeen, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:391-405. 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in asthma drug therapy costs for patients receiving chronic montelukast therapy in the U.K
    D B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Scotland, UK
    Respir Med 95:83-9. 2001
    ..05) reduction in the use of short acting beta-agonists, and antibiotics, suggesting improvement in asthma control. Chronic use of montelukast therapy is associated with a reduction of concomitant drug therapy costs...
  2. pmc Improving outcomes for asthma patients with allergic rhinitis: conclusions from the MetaForum conferences
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptom-based questionnaire for identifying COPD in smokers
    David B Price
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Respiration 73:285-95. 2006
    ..Symptom-based questionnaires may enhance chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) screening in primary care...
  4. pmc Asthma out of control? A structured review of recent patient surveys
    Stephen T Holgate
    Infection, Inflammation and Repair AIR Division, Level F, South Block, MP810, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S2. 2006
    ..The primary goal of the present review was to assess patient perspectives on key issues in asthma and its management, as captured in patient surveys...
  5. pmc General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine: national survey of UK primary care organisations
    Hilary Pinnock
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20, West Richmond St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:40. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a special interest service in the UK
    Mandy A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB41 6ST, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:62. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study is to explore the attitudes and views of stakeholders to the provision of a respiratory GPwSI service within the six PCTs in Leicester, UK...
  7. pmc Practice development plans to improve the primary care management of acute asthma: randomised controlled trial
    Juliet M Foster
    Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:23. 2007
    ..Our professional development plan aimed to improve the primary care management of acute asthma, which is known to be suboptimal...
  8. pmc Breaking new ground: challenging existing asthma guidelines
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S6. 2006
    ..In this paper we review the limitations of current asthma guidelines and describe important issues and remaining questions regarding asthma guidelines for use, particularly in primary care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of antibiotic restrictions: the physician's perspective
    D Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:3-9. 2006
    ..It is also important to study whether associated worse outcomes are limited to certain at-risk groups who should be targeted for care...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of tiotropium bromide on health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    David Price
    University of Aberdeen, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:391-405. 2006
    ..This article reviews the data currently available on the efficacy of tiotropium to improve the health-related quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of chlorofluorocarbon-free beclomethasone dipropionate in the treatment of chronic asthma: a cost model based on a 1-year pragmatic, randomised clinical study
    David Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Fosterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:653-64. 2002
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  12. pmc Early asthma control and maintenance with eformoterol following reduction of inhaled corticosteroid dose
    D Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Thorax 57:791-8. 2002
    ..The effects of adding eformoterol to corticosteroids on asthma control and exacerbations in patients with mild to moderate asthma were studied...
  13. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia mortality: a potential link to antibiotic prescribing trends in general practice
    David B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Respir Med 98:17-24. 2004
    ..We examine the association between pneumonia mortality and recent changes in community-based antibiotic prescribing for lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improvement of asthma control with a breath-actuated pressurised metred dose inhaler (BAI): a prescribing claims study of 5556 patients using a traditional pressurised metred dose inhaler (MDI) or a breath-actuated device
    D Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Respir Med 97:12-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, children and adults using the BAI appear to have better asthma control than children and adults using an MDI as evidenced by fewer relief medication prescriptions and less healthcare resource use...
  15. pmc Randomised controlled trial of montelukast plus inhaled budesonide versus double dose inhaled budesonide in adult patients with asthma
    D B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    Thorax 58:211-6. 2003
    ..This double blind, randomised, parallel group, non-inferiority, multicentre 16 week study compared the clinical benefits of adding montelukast to budesonide with doubling the budesonide dose in adults with asthma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of montelukast on lung function in asthma patients with allergic rhinitis: analysis from the COMPACT trial
    D B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen UK
    Allergy 61:737-42. 2006
    ..This analysis was designed to examine whether asthmatic patients with comorbid AR respond differently than patients without comorbid AR in terms of asthma control (lung function)...
  17. pmc Salmeterol/fluticasone stable-dose treatment compared with formoterol/budesonide adjustable maintenance dosing: impact on health-related quality of life
    David B Price
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Respir Res 8:46. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Clinically important improvements in asthma-specific quality of life, but no difference in conventional clinical indexes in patients changed from conventional beclomethasone dipropionate to approximately half the dose of extrafine beclomethasone dipropion
    Elizabeth F Juniper
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Chest 121:1824-32. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Symptom-based questionnaire for differentiating COPD and asthma
    David G Tinkelman
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    Respiration 73:296-305. 2006
    ..Many patients with obstructive lung disease (OLD) carry an inaccurate diagnostic label. Symptom-based questionnaires could identify persons likely to need spirometry...
  20. pmc A pragmatic, three-arm randomised controlled trial of spiritual healing for asthma in primary care
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 56:444-9. 2006
    ..Well-designed trials are required to assess if complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is effective.Aim:This study assessed the effectiveness of spiritual healing for asthma...
  21. ncbi request reprint International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) Guidelines: diagnosis of respiratory diseases in primary care
    Mark L Levy
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:20-34. 2006
    ..It uses a symptom-based approach, and includes original questionnaires and diagnostic guides to help the primary care clinician proceed systematically through the diagnostic process...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is living in a rural area good for your respiratory health? Results from a cross-sectional study in Scotland
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Rd, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Chest 128:2059-67. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate the epidemiology of self-reported chronic respiratory disease throughout Scotland, and to explore the relationship between quality of life and geographic location in those reporting disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Misdiagnosis of COPD and asthma in primary care patients 40 years of age and over
    David G Tinkelman
    Health Initiatives, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, USA
    J Asthma 43:75-80. 2006
    ..Increased awareness of the differences between the two conditions is needed to promote optimal patient management and treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Scoring system and clinical application of COPD diagnostic questionnaires
    David B Price
    Cerner Health Insights, 9100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 655E, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA
    Chest 129:1531-9. 2006
    ..For these questionnaires, we now present a scoring system for use in primary care...