Felix S F Ram

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation to treat respiratory failure resulting from exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
    Josephine V Lightowler
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF
    BMJ 326:185. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    F S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children s Health, 27 Sussex Place, Regent s Park, London, UK, NW1 4RG
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to severe acute exacerbations of asthma
    F S F Ram
    School of Health Sciences, Massey University Albany, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical training for asthma
    F S F Ram
    Massey University Albany, School of Health Sciences, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    F S F Ram
    Massey University Albany, School of Health Sciences, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Cow's milk protein avoidance and development of childhood wheeze in children with a family history of atopy
    F S F Ram
    Massey University Albany, School of Health Sciences, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Giving Asthma Support to Patients (GASP): a novel online asthma education, monitoring, assessment and management tool
    Felix S Ram
    School of Nursing, College of Health, Massey University, PB 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland 0745, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 6:238-44. 2014
  8. pmc Hospital at home for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review of evidence
    Felix S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children s Health, London NW1 4RG
    BMJ 329:315. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of theophylline in people with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    F S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women s and Children s Health, London, UK
    Respir Med 99:135-44. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of theophylline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: examining the evidence
    Felix S F Ram
    School of Health Sciences, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:132-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation to treat respiratory failure resulting from exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
    Josephine V Lightowler
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF
    BMJ 326:185. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in the management of respiratory failure secondary to acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    F S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children s Health, 27 Sussex Place, Regent s Park, London, UK, NW1 4RG
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2004
    ..Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) is being used increasingly in the management of patients admitted to hospital with acute respiratory failure secondary to an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to severe acute exacerbations of asthma
    F S F Ram
    School of Health Sciences, Massey University Albany, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Therefore, there is reason to believe that NPPV could also be successful in patients with severe acute asthma...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical training for asthma
    F S F Ram
    Massey University Albany, School of Health Sciences, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Subjectively, many asthmatics report that they are symptomatically better when fit, but results from trials have varied and have been difficult to compare because of different designs and training protocols...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    F S F Ram
    Massey University Albany, School of Health Sciences, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..However the value of their use remains uncertain. Some controlled trials of antibiotics have shown benefit (Berry 1960; Pines 1972) while others have not (Elmes 1965b; Nicotra 1982)...
  6. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Cow's milk protein avoidance and development of childhood wheeze in children with a family history of atopy
    F S F Ram
    Massey University Albany, School of Health Sciences, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Most infant formulas are based on cow's milk protein. Alternative choices include soya based and hydrolysed cows milk formulas...
  7. ncbi request reprint Giving Asthma Support to Patients (GASP): a novel online asthma education, monitoring, assessment and management tool
    Felix S Ram
    School of Nursing, College of Health, Massey University, PB 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland 0745, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 6:238-44. 2014
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  8. pmc Hospital at home for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review of evidence
    Felix S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children s Health, London NW1 4RG
    BMJ 329:315. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of hospital at home schemes compared with inpatient care in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of theophylline in people with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    F S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women s and Children s Health, London, UK
    Respir Med 99:135-44. 2005
    ..To determine the efficacy of oral theophylline compared with placebo in people with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of theophylline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: examining the evidence
    Felix S F Ram
    School of Health Sciences, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:132-9. 2006
    ..The role of theophylline in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remains controversial. This review was undertaken to determine the efficacy of theophylline in patients with stable disease...
  11. pmc Clinical effectiveness of the Respimat inhaler device in managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: evidence when compared with other handheld inhaler devices
    Felix S F Ram
    School of Health and Social Services, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6:129-39. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the clinical effectiveness of the Respimat handheld inhaler device compared with other handheld inhaler devices for the delivery of medication in stable COPD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of inhaler devices containing beta(2)-agonist bronchodilators in the treatment of asthma: cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of more than 100 randomized, controlled trials
    Felix S F Ram
    National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children s Health, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, UK
    Am J Respir Med 2:349-65. 2003
    ..These include hydrofluoroalkane or chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)-free propelled pressurized metered-dose inhalers (pMDIs), many dry powder inhalers and breath-actuated inhalers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based resource use by practice nurses in the Greater Auckland region of New Zealand
    Karen J Hoare
    Goodfellow Unit, School of Nursing, ProCare Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:51-8. 2008
    ..To determine self-reported use of New Zealand's Guidelines Group (NZGG) and BPAC resources by practice nurses (PNs) in the Greater Auckland area of New Zealand...
  14. ncbi request reprint Airway mucosal inflammation in COPD is similar in smokers and ex-smokers: a pooled analysis
    E Gamble
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, London Chest Hospital, Bonner Road, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 30:467-71. 2007
    ..It is concluded that, in established chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the bronchial mucosal inflammatory cell infiltrate is similar in ex-smokers and those that continue to smoke...