Affiliation: Imperial College
- Significantly increasing hospital admissions for acute throat infections among children in England: is this related to tonsillectomy rates?Elizabeth Koshy
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, St Dunstan s Rd, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 97:1064-8. 2012..To examine trends in hospital admissions for acute throat infection (ATI) and peritonsillar abscess (PTA) alongside tonsillectomy trends in children...
- Effectiveness of mobile-phone short message service (SMS) reminders for ophthalmology outpatient appointments: observational studyElizabeth Koshy
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
BMC Ophthalmol 8:9. 2008..The use of Short Message Service (SMS) appointment reminders potentially offers a cost-effective and time-efficient strategy to decrease non-attendance and so improve the efficiency of outpatient healthcare delivery...
- Changing indications and socio-demographic determinants of (adeno)tonsillectomy among children in England--are they linked? A retrospective analysis of hospital dataElizabeth Koshy
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 9:e103600. 2014....
- Impact of the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (PCV7) programme on childhood hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia and empyema in England: national time-trends study, 1997-2008Elizabeth Koshy
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Reynolds Building, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
Thorax 65:770-4. 2010..The aim of this study was to report national time trends in hospital admissions for childhood bacterial pneumonia and empyema in England before and after the introduction of PCV7...
- Additive impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on pneumonia and empyema hospital admissions in EnglandSonia Saxena
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, W6 8RF, UK Electronic address
J Infect 71:428-36. 2015..A wider spectrum 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13) replaced PCV7 in the child immunization schedule in England from 2010. We assessed the additional impact of PCV13 over PCV7 on all-cause pneumonia and empyema admissions...
- Tonsillectomy among children with low baseline acute throat infection consultation rates in UK general practices: a cohort studyElizabeth Koshy
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
BMJ Open 5:e006686. 2015..To investigate the effectiveness of tonsillectomy in reducing acute throat infection (ATI) consultation rates over 6 years' follow-up among children with low baseline ATI consultation rates...