C M Roberts

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Affiliation: Whipps Cross University Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Results of an extended tuberculosis screening programme among sixth formers in a London school--more questions than answers
    C M Roberts
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London E11 1NR
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:22-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding the internet-based distance learning preferences of European respiratory specialists
    C M Roberts
    Barts and the London Queen Mary s School of Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, UK
    Med Teach 28:477-9. 2006
  3. pmc Evidence for a link between mortality in acute COPD and hospital type and resources
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 58:947-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the practical issues of local involvement in national audit of COPD
    C M Roberts
    Royal College of Physicians of London and the British Thoracic Society
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:281-90. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Changes in NHS organization of care and management of hospital admissions with COPD exacerbations between the national COPD audits of 2003 and 2008
    P M George
    Chest and Allergy Department, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    QJM 104:859-66. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Audit of acute admissions of COPD: standards of care and management in the hospital setting
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 17:343-9. 2001
  7. pmc UK National COPD Audit 2003: Impact of hospital resources and organisation of care on patient outcome following admission for acute COPD exacerbation
    L C Price
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Thorax 61:837-42. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Acidosis, non-invasive ventilation and mortality in hospitalised COPD exacerbations
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 66:43-8. 2011
  9. pmc Clinical audit indicators of outcome following admission to hospital with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 57:137-41. 2002
  10. pmc Implementation of British Thoracic Society guidelines for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on quality of life
    K Dheda
    Chest Clinic, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Leytonstone, London E11 1NR, UK
    Postgrad Med J 80:169-71. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Results of an extended tuberculosis screening programme among sixth formers in a London school--more questions than answers
    C M Roberts
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London E11 1NR
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:22-5. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding the internet-based distance learning preferences of European respiratory specialists
    C M Roberts
    Barts and the London Queen Mary s School of Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, UK
    Med Teach 28:477-9. 2006
    ..There is potential for both individual and group learning that could be realized by developing Europe-wide continuing professional development communities...
  3. pmc Evidence for a link between mortality in acute COPD and hospital type and resources
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 58:947-9. 2003
    ..This pilot study examined the hypothesis as a factor to be included in a future national audit programme...
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the practical issues of local involvement in national audit of COPD
    C M Roberts
    Royal College of Physicians of London and the British Thoracic Society
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:281-90. 2004
    ..It was hoped to overcome these barriers. We report a prospective evaluation of the practical issues involved in local participation of hospital audit of COPD care within a national framework...
  5. doi request reprint Changes in NHS organization of care and management of hospital admissions with COPD exacerbations between the national COPD audits of 2003 and 2008
    P M George
    Chest and Allergy Department, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    QJM 104:859-66. 2011
    ..The 2003 UK Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) audit revealed wide variability between hospital units in care delivered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Audit of acute admissions of COPD: standards of care and management in the hospital setting
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 17:343-9. 2001
    ..The substantial variation in the process of care between hospitals is strong evidence that it is possible for other centres with poorer performance to improve their levels of care...
  7. pmc UK National COPD Audit 2003: Impact of hospital resources and organisation of care on patient outcome following admission for acute COPD exacerbation
    L C Price
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Thorax 61:837-42. 2006
    ..Previous audits have shown wide variability in the length of stay and mortality between units not explained by patient factors. This study aimed to explore associations between resources and organisation of care and patient outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Acidosis, non-invasive ventilation and mortality in hospitalised COPD exacerbations
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 66:43-8. 2011
    ..Reports of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) use in clinical practice reveal higher mortality rates than in corresponding randomised clinical trials...
  9. pmc Clinical audit indicators of outcome following admission to hospital with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Thorax 57:137-41. 2002
    ..Identification of the main pre-admission predictors of outcome may be used to control for confounding factors in population characteristics when comparing performance between units...
  10. pmc Implementation of British Thoracic Society guidelines for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on quality of life
    K Dheda
    Chest Clinic, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Leytonstone, London E11 1NR, UK
    Postgrad Med J 80:169-71. 2004
    ..Whether intensive outpatient follow up of COPD patients after acute admission, using these guidelines, improved quality of life compared to the "usual practice" of primary care follow up was investigated...
  11. pmc Is virtual bronchoscopy useful for physicians practising in a district general hospital?
    K Dheda
    Chest Unit, Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust, Leytonstone, London E11 1NR, UK
    Postgrad Med J 80:420-3. 2004
    ..There is limited information on the clinical utility of virtual bronchoscopy and whether it offers any additional information over conventional axial computed tomography in the setting of a busy DGH chest unit...
  12. pmc Oxygen supplementation before or after submaximal exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    K Nandi
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF, UK
    Thorax 58:670-3. 2003
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  13. pmc Short burst oxygen therapy after activities of daily living in the home in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    S J Quantrill
    Chest Clinic, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London E11 1NR, UK
    Thorax 62:702-5. 2007
    ..Short burst oxygen therapy (SBOT) is widely prescribed in the UK with little evidence of benefit. A study was performed to examine whether SBOT benefits patients when undertaking normal activities at home among those who already use it...
  14. doi request reprint Clinician perceived good practice in end-of-life care for patients with COPD
    C M Roberts
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians of London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 22:855-8. 2008
    ..These data may help to inform the debate leading to the development of standards in end-of-life care for patients with COPD...
  15. pmc Practical experience of using directly observed procedures, mini clinical evaluation examinations, and peer observation in pre-registration house officer (FY1) trainees
    A Morris
    Intensive Care Unit, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Whipps Cross Road, Leytonstone, London E11 1NR, UK
    Postgrad Med J 82:285-8. 2006
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  16. pmc Admissions to hospital with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Effect of age related factors and service organisation
    M J Connolly
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Thorax 61:843-8. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Benefits of an education programme on the self-management of aerosol and airway clearance treatments for children with cystic fibrosis
    J A Downs
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
    Chron Respir Dis 3:19-27. 2006
    ..The positive results suggest that 'Airways' is a valuable educational tool for primary school-aged children with CF and their caregiver...
  18. pmc Short burst oxygen therapy for relief of breathlessness in COPD
    C M Roberts
    Thorax 59:638-40. 2004