- Descriptive epidemiology of adult critical care transfers from the emergency departmentA Gray
Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Emerg Med J 20:242-6. 2003..To describe the nature, frequency, and characteristics of adult critical care transfers originating from the emergency department (ED)...
- Emergency department organisation of critical care transfers in the UKA Stevenson
Emergency Department, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
Emerg Med J 22:795-8. 2005..This study was designed to determine whether UK EDs currently have appropriate equipment, monitoring, staff training systems, and processes of care for transportation of the critically ill patient...
- Noninvasive ventilation in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edemaAlasdair Gray
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 359:142-51. 2008..We conducted a study to determine whether noninvasive ventilation reduces mortality and whether there are important differences in outcome associated with the method of treatment (CPAP or NIPPV)...
- Improving blood transfusion: a patient-centred approachA Gray
Effective Use of Blood Group, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Edinburgh
Nurs Stand 19:38-42. 2005....
- Use of non-invasive ventilation in UK emergency departmentsJ Browning
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 25 Little France Crescent, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9YW
Emerg Med J 23:920-1. 2006..To describe the current use of non-invasive ventilation in UK emergency departments...
- Diuretic, opiate and nitrate use in severe acidotic acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: analysis from the 3CPO trialA Gray
Emergency Medicine Research Group, Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH16 4SA, UK
QJM 103:573-81. 2010..Drug treatments for acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema (ACPO) have not been rigorously evaluated and recent observational data suggests some agents are related to poorer outcome...
- Secondary transport of the critically ill and injured adultA Gray
Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Emerg Med J 21:281-5. 2004..This review describes the core issues relevant to emergency medicine relating to the transportation of the critically ill and injured...
- Collapse query cause: the management of adult syncope in the emergency departmentM J Reed
Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
Emerg Med J 23:589-94. 2006....
- Predictors of fracture following suspected injury to the scaphoidA D Duckworth
Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SU, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:961-8. 2012..This will help improve the use of supplementary investigations where the diagnosis remains in doubt...
- Cost-effectiveness of using prognostic information to select women with breast cancer for adjuvant systemic therapyC Williams
Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, UK
Health Technol Assess 10:iii-iv, ix-xi, 1-204. 2006..To investigate the cost-effectiveness of using prognostic information to identify patients with breast cancer who should receive adjuvant therapy...
- Physiotherapists' use of information in identifying a concussion: an extended Delphi approachS J Sullivan
Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand 9054
Br J Sports Med 42:175-7; discussion 177. 2008..To determine the relative importance of signs and symptoms that a selected cohort of sports physiotherapists use to identify a sports concussion...
- Cost-effectiveness of referral for generic care or problem-solving treatment from community mental health nurses, compared with usual general practitioner care for common mental disorders: Randomised controlled trialT Kendrick
Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
Br J Psychiatry 189:50-9. 2006..UK general practitioners (GPs) refer patients with common mental disorders to community mental health nurses...
- A trial of problem-solving by community mental health nurses for anxiety, depression and life difficulties among general practice patients. The CPN-GP studyT Kendrick
Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton, UK
Health Technol Assess 9:1-104, iii. 2005....
- The impact of diabetes-related complications on healthcare costs: results from the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS Study No. 65)P Clarke
Health Economics Research Centre and Diabetes Trials Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Diabet Med 20:442-50. 2003..To develop a model for estimating the immediate and long-term healthcare costs associated with seven diabetes-related complications in patients with Type 2 diabetes participating in the UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS)...
- The economic burden of coronary heart disease in the UKJ L Y Liu
Health Economics Research Centre, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Heart 88:597-603. 2002..To estimate the economic burden of coronary heart disease in the UK using both direct and indirect costs...
- Estimating the relationship between disease progression and cost of care in dementiaJ Wolstenholme
Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, Headington, UK
Br J Psychiatry 181:36-42. 2002..Previous studies have shown a positive relationship between disease severity and cost...
- The excess cost of acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in patients aged 45 and older in England and WalesA McGuire
City University, Northampton Square, London, England, UK
Value Health 4:370-5. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that improving the management of AECB with the objective of reducing the number of AECB treatment failures and the associated hospital admissions could significantly reduce expenditures by the UK NHS...
- What are the standards for the emergency anaesthetic services?A Gray
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Brunswick Road, Norwich NR1 3SE, UK
J R Soc Med 94:23-5. 2001..It is probable that many small and medium-sized district general hospitals will be unable to meet these standards without changes to traditional UK staffing structures...
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of intensive blood-glucose control with metformin in overweight patients with type II diabetes (UKPDS No. 51)P Clarke
Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Diabetologia 44:298-304. 2001....
- The use of out of hours health services: a cross sectional surveyC Brogan
Anglia and Oxford Regional Office NHS Executive, Milton Keynes
BMJ 316:524-7. 1998..CONCLUSIONS: New models such as multidisciplinary primary care centres with telephone advice lines and triaging are required to ensure high quality, cost effective care that is responsive to the needs of both consumers and professionals...