Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
- Meglitinide analogues for type 2 diabetes mellitusC Black
University of Aberdeen, Public Health, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK AB25 2ZD
Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007..Meglitinide analogues are a class of oral hypoglycaemic agents that increase insulin secretion, in particular, during the early phase of insulin release...
- Unplanned medication discontinuation as a potential pharmacovigilance signal: a nested young person cohort studyAngela Peichen Sun
Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, King s College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 15:11. 2014..The primary objective of this study was to assess the utility of unplanned medication discontinuation as a signal for possible ADRs in children and young people...
- Approaches to ascertaining comorbidity information: validation of routine hospital episode data with clinician-based case note reviewMartin Soo
Aberdeen Applied Renal Research Collaboration, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, AB25 2ZD Aberdeen, Scotland
BMC Res Notes 7:253. 2014..The aim of this study was to assess the validity of routine hospital administrative data to determine comorbidity, as compared with clinician-based case note review, in a large cohort of patients with chronic kidney disease...
- Measuring the population burden of chronic kidney disease: a systematic literature review of the estimated prevalence of impaired kidney functionKeith McCullough
NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1812-21. 2012..In 2002, a new and globally adopted definition of CKD was introduced. The burden of kidney function impairment in the population is unclear and widely ranging prevalence estimates have been reported...
- Community hospitals--the place of local service provision in a modernising NHS: an integrative thematic literature reviewDavid Heaney
Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 2BL, UK
BMC Public Health 6:309. 2006..This integrative literature review sought to identify and assess the current evidence base for CHs...
- MMR vaccine and idiopathic thrombocytopaenic purpuraCorri Black
Department of Public Health, Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, UK
Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:107-11. 2003....
- Cesarean delivery in the United Kingdom: time trends in the general practice research databaseCorri Black
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Obstet Gynecol 106:151-5. 2005..To estimate recent temporal trends in delivery by cesarean during the past decade and the proportion of vaginal deliveries after prior caesarean in the United Kingdom...
- Population screening for lung cancer using computed tomography, is there evidence of clinical effectiveness? A systematic review of the literatureCorri Black
Aberdeen Health Technology Assessment Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Thorax 62:131-8. 2007..Currently, there is insufficient evidence that computed tomography screening is clinically effective in reducing mortality from lung cancer...
- Chronic kidney disease, a useful trigger for proactive primary care? Mortality results from a large U.K. cohortAngharad Marks
Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Fam Pract 30:282-9. 2013..Aim. In order to guide future primary care management of CKD, we report the causes of death from a large U.K. CKD cohort linked to health care administrative data...
- Definitions of progression in chronic kidney disease--predictors and relationship to renal replacement therapy in a population cohort with a 6 year follow-upAngharad Marks
Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 29:333-41. 2014..A measure of 'progression' directly comparable with renal replacement therapy (RRT) initiation would identify 'progressors' in research and for healthcare planning...
- Translating chronic kidney disease epidemiology into patient care--the individual/public health risk paradoxAngharad Marks
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:iii65-72. 2012....
- Is routine hospital episode data sufficient for identifying individuals with chronic kidney disease? A comparison study with laboratory dataLynn M Robertson
University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Health Informatics J 22:383-96. 2016..Using routine health care data from multiple sources offers the best opportunity to identify individuals with chronic kidney disease. ..
- Acute kidney injury as an independent risk factor for unplanned 90-day hospital readmissionsSimon Sawhney
University of Aberdeen, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Nephrol 18:9. 2017..Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common, serious and also a global concern. This analysis evaluates AKI as a candidate risk factor for unplanned readmissions and determines the reasons for readmissions...
- Intermediate and Long-term Outcomes of Survivors of Acute Kidney Injury Episodes: A Large Population-Based Cohort StudySimon Sawhney
University of Aberdeen Applied Renal Research Collaboration, Aberdeen, Scotland NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, Scotland Farr Aberdeen, Scotland Electronic address
Am J Kidney Dis . 2016..It is unclear how the prognosis of AKI and its relationship to prognostic factors (baseline kidney function, AKI severity, prior AKI episodes, and recovery of kidney function) change as follow-up progresses...
- KDIGO-based acute kidney injury criteria operate differently in hospitals and the community-findings from a large population cohortSimon Sawhney
Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 31:922-9. 2016..It frequently develops first in the community. KDIGO-based AKI e-alert criteria may help clinicians recognize AKI in hospitals, but their suitability for application in the community is unknown...
- Maximising Acute Kidney Injury Alerts--A Cross-Sectional Comparison with the Clinical DiagnosisSimon Sawhney
University of Aberdeen Applied Renal Research Collaboration, Aberdeen, United Kingdom NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 10:e0131909. 2015..Nationwide automated biochemistry alerts for AKI stages 1-3 have been introduced in England to improve recognition. We explored how these alerts compared with clinical diagnosis in different hospital settings...
- Looking to the future: predicting renal replacement outcomes in a large community cohort with chronic kidney diseaseAngharad Marks
Aberdeen Applied Renal Research Collaboration, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 30:1507-17. 2015..Our objective was to develop and validate 5-year outcome prediction tools in a large population-based CKD cohort. Model performance was compared with the recently reported 'kidney failure risk equation' (KFRE) models...
- Menopause-related workload in general practice 1996-2005: a retrospective study in the UKLisa Iversen
Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
Fam Pract 27:499-506. 2010..Women with menopausal symptoms often consult with a health professional. Recently, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) prescribing has declined but the impact of this change on other aspects of general practice workload is unclear...
- Relation of childhood gastrointestinal disorders to autism: nested case-control study using data from the UK General Practice Research DatabaseCorri Black
Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02421, USA
BMJ 325:419-21. 2002..To assess whether children with autism are more likely to have a history of gastrointestinal disorders than children without autism...
- Charlson index scores from administrative data and case-note review compared favourably in a renal disease cohortMarjorie C Johnston
1 Chronic Disease Research Group, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK 2 NHS Grampian, Summerfield House, Aberdeen, AB15 6RE, UK
Eur J Public Health 25:391-6. 2015....
- Acute kidney injury-how does automated detection perform?Simon Sawhney
Division of Applied Renal Research Collaboration, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 30:1853-61. 2015..Little has been reported on the similarities and differences of AKI patients detected by this algorithm and other definitions of AKI in the literature...
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers for adults with early (stage 1 to 3) non-diabetic chronic kidney diseasePawana Sharma
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Grampian, UK, AB25 2ZD
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD007751. 2011....
- Previous maternal oral contraception and the risk among subsequent offspring of asthma diagnosis in early childhoodMustafa F Osman
Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Aberdeen, UK
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:567-73. 2009..The small statistically significant associations were not among children with characteristic features of asthma such as those with eczema and may be due to bias, uncontrolled confounding or chance...
- Changes in risk of autism in the U.K. for birth cohorts 1990-1998Hershel Jick
Epidemiology 14:630-2. 2003
- Incidence of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura/hemolytic uremic syndromeDavid P Miller
Ingenix, Newton, Massachusetts 02466, USA
Epidemiology 15:208-15. 2004..We studied the incidence and possible risk factors for these diseases in 3 large populations in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada...
- Incidence and prevalence of drug-treated attention deficit disorder among boys in the UKHershel Jick
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University, Lexington, MA, USA
Br J Gen Pract 54:345-7. 2004..Since no quantitative data on the incidence and prevalence of drug-treated ADD are available in the UK, we used the general practice research database (GPRD) to obtain such information...
- Validity of the general practice research databaseSusan S Jick
Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Lexington, Massachusetts 02421, USA
Pharmacotherapy 23:686-9. 2003..We reviewed evidence related to the validity of the GPRD. Specifically, with our extensive experience with this automated database, we evaluated the quality and completeness of the data that it contains...
- Clinical risk factors for venous thromboembolus in users of the combined oral contraceptive pillCorri Black
Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Boston University School of Medicine, 11 Muzzey Street, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
Br J Clin Pharmacol 53:637-40. 2002..To estimate the risk of venous thromboembolism among women prescribed the oral contraceptive pill who have acute clinical conditions such as lower limb fractures, compared with women with idiopathic venous thromboembolism...