Frank M Sullivan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc How much does pre-trial testing influence complex intervention trials and would more testing make any difference? An email survey
    Shaun Treweek
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Community Health Sciences Division, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:28. 2006
  2. pmc Recruitment and retention in a multicentre randomised controlled trial in Bell's palsy: a case study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:15. 2007
  3. pmc Generation Scotland: the Scottish Family Health Study; a new resource for researching genes and heritability
    Blair H Smith
    University of Aberdeen, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med Genet 7:74. 2006
  4. pmc Development of a decision support tool to facilitate primary care management of patients with abnormal liver function tests without clinically apparent liver disease [HTA03/38/02]. Abnormal Liver Function Investigations Evaluation (ALFIE)
    Peter T Donnan
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:54. 2007
  5. pmc The accuracy of symptoms, signs and diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction in primary care: a diagnostic accuracy systematic review
    V Madhok
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:56. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Early treatment with prednisolone or acyclovir in Bell's palsy
    Frank M Sullivan
    Scottish School of Primary Care, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 357:1598-607. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Potential implications of genomic medicine in general practice
    Frank M Sullivan
    Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Med J Aust 193:120-3. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint How could primary care meet the informatics needs of UK Biobank? A Scottish proposal
    Frank M Sullivan
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Health Informatics Centre, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Inform Prim Care 11:129-35. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint How often do GPs use rapid computer access to laboratory results? A description of 18 months' use by 72 practices in Tayside
    Deborah H Clark
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4AD, UK
    Inform Prim Care 12:35-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Optimal strategies for identifying patients with myocardial infarction in general practice
    Peter T Donnan
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Kirsty Semple Way, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Fam Pract 20:706-10. 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc How much does pre-trial testing influence complex intervention trials and would more testing make any difference? An email survey
    Shaun Treweek
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Community Health Sciences Division, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:28. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine to what extent complex interventions are tested prior to a full-scale trial and whether more or different testing would have led to a different intervention being used in the trial...
  2. pmc Recruitment and retention in a multicentre randomised controlled trial in Bell's palsy: a case study
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:15. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Generation Scotland: the Scottish Family Health Study; a new resource for researching genes and heritability
    Blair H Smith
    University of Aberdeen, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med Genet 7:74. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Development of a decision support tool to facilitate primary care management of patients with abnormal liver function tests without clinically apparent liver disease [HTA03/38/02]. Abnormal Liver Function Investigations Evaluation (ALFIE)
    Peter T Donnan
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:54. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc The accuracy of symptoms, signs and diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction in primary care: a diagnostic accuracy systematic review
    V Madhok
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:56. 2008
    ..To assess the accuracy of findings from the clinical history, symptoms, signs and diagnostic tests (ECG, CXR and natriuretic peptides) in relation to the diagnosis of left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) in a primary care setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early treatment with prednisolone or acyclovir in Bell's palsy
    Frank M Sullivan
    Scottish School of Primary Care, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 357:1598-607. 2007
    ..Corticosteroids and antiviral agents are widely used to treat the early stages of idiopathic facial paralysis (i.e., Bell's palsy), but their effectiveness is uncertain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Potential implications of genomic medicine in general practice
    Frank M Sullivan
    Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Med J Aust 193:120-3. 2010
    ..As users or co-producers of genomic information, or as collaborators in genomic research, general practitioners can help realise the potential of advances in genomic research...
  8. ncbi request reprint How could primary care meet the informatics needs of UK Biobank? A Scottish proposal
    Frank M Sullivan
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Health Informatics Centre, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Inform Prim Care 11:129-35. 2003
    ..Some of these may be applicable elsewhere in the other Regional Collaborating Centres and other large-scale collaborative projects which rely on primary care informatics...
  9. ncbi request reprint How often do GPs use rapid computer access to laboratory results? A description of 18 months' use by 72 practices in Tayside
    Deborah H Clark
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4AD, UK
    Inform Prim Care 12:35-9. 2004
    ..Continued use in practice and the concordance of usage between practices confirms that rapid and reliable access to laboratory reports from primary care is both useful and used...
  10. ncbi request reprint Optimal strategies for identifying patients with myocardial infarction in general practice
    Peter T Donnan
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, Kirsty Semple Way, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Fam Pract 20:706-10. 2003
    ..The optimal strategy is one in which all appropriate patients are identified with the least effort...
  11. ncbi request reprint Regional repositories, reintermediation and the new GMS contract: cardiovascular disease in Tayside
    Frank M Sullivan
    Health Informatics Centre, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Inform Prim Care 11:215-21. 2003
    ..In Scotland there are four components of the national information technology strategy which make meaningful comparisons of data possible...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do the British Guidelines for Asthma Management facilitate concordance?
    Karen Steven
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Health Expect 7:74-84. 2004
    ..Asthma is an example of a common, chronic illness in which clinicians are encouraged to promote concordance and adhere to guidelines. Some existing research suggests that these aims may be incompatible...
  13. ncbi request reprint Whole population secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in Scotland: the HEARTS database
    Frank M Sullivan
    Health Informatics Centre, University of Dundee, Scotland
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1227-9. 2004
    ..Improvements in clinical status and prescribing of effective therapies are 5-10% greater than elsewhere in Scotland...
  14. pmc Screening for left ventricular systolic dysfunction using GP-reported ECGs
    Barclay M Goudie
    Westgate Health Centre, Dundee, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:191-5. 2007
    ..Pre-echocardiography screening with electrocardiograms (ECGs) is recommended as a means of targeting this scarce resource. There are data to support this policy when ECGs are interpreted by cardiologists but not by GPs...
  15. ncbi request reprint A critical re-appraisal of different ways of selecting ambulatory patients with suspected heart failure for echocardiography
    Sanjay Jeyaseelan
    Department of Cardiology, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8RF, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:55-61. 2007
    ..However, echocardiography also provides information about valvular disease and LVH. We assessed how good these screening tests are in identifying whether the subsequent echocardiogram will have any significant abnormality...
  16. pmc e-Prescribing, efficiency, quality: lessons from the computerization of UK family practice
    Charles P Schade
    West Virginia Medical Institute, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:470-5. 2006
    ..These features include electronic prescribing, improved quality and consistency of care, practice efficiencies that have both timesaving and revenue generating effects, and potential shielding from malpractice claims...
  17. ncbi request reprint How will practices cope with information for the new GMS contract? Coronary heart disease data recording in five Scottish practices
    Libby Morris
    RCGP Scotland, 25 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Inform Prim Care 11:121-7. 2003
    ..To investigate whether practices will be ready for the data reporting requirements for the new General Medical Services (GMS) contract, using coronary heart disease (CHD) as an example...
  18. ncbi request reprint Confidentiality, clinical governance and research in the community
    Tom Love
    Inform Prim Care 12:1-2. 2004
  19. pmc Statin use in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: cohort study and comparison of inclusion and outcome with patients in randomised trials
    Li Wei
    Medicines Monitoring Unit, Health Informatics Centre, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY
    BMJ 330:821. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of statin use in community based patients on subsequent all cause mortality and cardiovascular recurrence, contrasting effects with trial patients...