Fiona M Walter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Using the 7-point checklist as a diagnostic aid for pigmented skin lesions in general practice: a diagnostic validation study
    Fiona M Walter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e345-53. 2013
  2. pmc Development and evaluation of a brief self-completed family history screening tool for common chronic disease prevention in primary care
    Fiona M Walter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e393-400. 2013
  3. pmc Effect of adding a diagnostic aid to best practice to manage suspicious pigmented lesions in primary care: randomised controlled trial
    Fiona M Walter
    The Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMJ 345:e4110. 2012
  4. pmc The Andersen Model of Total Patient Delay: a systematic review of its application in cancer diagnosis
    Fiona Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:110-8. 2012
  5. pmc Using family history information to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent diseases; a discussion of the evidence
    Liesbeth Claassen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:248. 2010
  6. pmc Accuracy of SIAscopy for pigmented skin lesions encountered in primary care: development and validation of a new diagnostic algorithm
    Jon D Emery
    General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, 328 Stirling Highway, Claremont, WA 6010, Australia
    BMC Dermatol 10:9. 2010
  7. pmc Learning a novel technique to identify possible melanomas: are Australian general practitioners better than their U.K. colleagues?
    Tony Watson
    General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    Asia Pac Fam Med 8:3. 2009
  8. pmc Patient understanding of moles and skin cancer, and factors influencing presentation in primary care: a qualitative study
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:62. 2010
  9. pmc Protocol for the MoleMate UK Trial: a randomised controlled trial of the MoleMate system in the management of pigmented skin lesions in primary care [ISRCTN 79932379]
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:36. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of family history across common diseases: a qualitative study in primary care
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Fam Pract 23:472-80. 2006

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Publications17

  1. pmc Using the 7-point checklist as a diagnostic aid for pigmented skin lesions in general practice: a diagnostic validation study
    Fiona M Walter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e345-53. 2013
    ..The 7-point checklist (7PCL) has been recommended by NICE (2005) for routine use in UK general practice to identify clinically significant lesions which require urgent referral...
  2. pmc Development and evaluation of a brief self-completed family history screening tool for common chronic disease prevention in primary care
    Fiona M Walter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e393-400. 2013
    ..Family history is an important risk factor for many common chronic diseases, but it remains underutilised for diagnostic assessment and disease prevention in routine primary care...
  3. pmc Effect of adding a diagnostic aid to best practice to manage suspicious pigmented lesions in primary care: randomised controlled trial
    Fiona M Walter
    The Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMJ 345:e4110. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The Andersen Model of Total Patient Delay: a systematic review of its application in cancer diagnosis
    Fiona Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:110-8. 2012
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature reporting the application of Andersen's Model of Total Patient Delay (delay stages: appraisal, illness, behavioural, scheduling, treatment) in studies which assess cancer diagnosis...
  5. pmc Using family history information to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent diseases; a discussion of the evidence
    Liesbeth Claassen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:248. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Accuracy of SIAscopy for pigmented skin lesions encountered in primary care: development and validation of a new diagnostic algorithm
    Jon D Emery
    General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, 328 Stirling Highway, Claremont, WA 6010, Australia
    BMC Dermatol 10:9. 2010
    ..SIAscopy has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy for melanoma in referred populations. We aimed to develop and validate a scoring system for SIAscopic diagnosis of pigmented lesions in primary care...
  7. pmc Learning a novel technique to identify possible melanomas: are Australian general practitioners better than their U.K. colleagues?
    Tony Watson
    General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    Asia Pac Fam Med 8:3. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Patient understanding of moles and skin cancer, and factors influencing presentation in primary care: a qualitative study
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:62. 2010
    ..Aim: To explore patient understanding of pigmented skin lesions (moles) and skin cancer, and factors which influence seeking help in primary care...
  9. pmc Protocol for the MoleMate UK Trial: a randomised controlled trial of the MoleMate system in the management of pigmented skin lesions in primary care [ISRCTN 79932379]
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:36. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of family history across common diseases: a qualitative study in primary care
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Fam Pract 23:472-80. 2006
    ..Having an affected relative is a strong predictor of an individual's lifetime risk of developing many diseases. In primary care this is of importance in preventive healthcare...
  11. pmc 'Coming down the line'-- patients' understanding of their family history of common chronic disease
    Fiona M Walter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ann Fam Med 3:405-14. 2005
    ....
  12. pmc Lay understanding of familial risk of common chronic diseases: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Ann Fam Med 2:583-94. 2004
    ..This study systematically reviewed and synthesized the qualitative literature exploring understanding about familial risk held by persons with a family history of cancer, coronary artery disease, and diabetes mellitus...
  13. ncbi request reprint Women's views of optimal risk communication and decision making in general practice consultations about the menopause and hormone replacement therapy
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:121-8. 2004
    ..Some patients wish for a more directive approach, and practitioners need to develop skills to evaluate each patient's needs at each consultation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patients' understanding of risk: a qualitative study of decision-making about the menopause and hormone replacement therapy in general practice
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Fam Pract 19:579-86. 2002
    ..To explore women's understanding of the risks associated with the menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Women's views of consultations about familial risk of breast cancer in primary care
    Gunn E Grande
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, CB2 2SR, Cambridge, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:275-82. 2002
    ..Instead they need to ascertain the patient's understanding and provide explanations accordingly. GPs need to have, or access, enough knowledge to inform and reassure...
  16. pmc Factors associated with the presence of diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of diabetes in children and young adults: a systematic review
    Juliet A Usher-Smith
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMJ 343:d4092. 2011
    ..To identify the factors associated with diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children and young adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the MoleMate training program for assessment of suspicious pigmented lesions in primary care
    Annabel Wood
    GP Registrar, Cambridge Vocational Training Scheme, UK
    Inform Prim Care 16:41-50. 2008
    ..The MoleMate training program is a short, computer-based course developed to train primary care practitioners to operate the MoleMate diagnostic tool...