A J Lee
Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
- 'Help for Hay Fever', a goal-focused intervention for people with intermittent allergic rhinitis, delivered in Scottish community pharmacies: study protocol for a pilot cluster randomized controlled trialTerry Porteous
Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
Trials 14:217. 2013....
- A self-rating scale for patient-perceived side effects of inhaled corticosteroidsJuliet M Foster
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
Respir Res 7:131. 2006..In this research we aim to assess the construct validity and reliability of the ICQ and test its responsiveness to dose changes in adult asthma patients...
- AKL1, a botanical mixture for the treatment of asthma: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over studyMichael Thomas
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Pulm Med 7:4. 2007..The encapsulated botanical mixture AKL1 has anecdotal evidence of effectiveness in asthma...
- A questionnaire to measure melanoma risk, knowledge and protective behaviour: assessing content validity in a convenience sample of Scots and AustraliansHelen S Gillespie
Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland
BMC Med Res Methodol 11:123. 2011..Scotland has lower incidence, but has shown a greater rate of increase between 1985 and 2007. There is an urgent need in Scotland, therefore, to identify those groups at greatest risk and provide them with effective preventative advice...
- An intercalated BSc degree is associated with higher marks in subsequent medical school examinationsJennifer A Cleland
School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Med Educ 9:24. 2009..To compare medical students on a modern MBChB programme who did an optional intercalated degree with their peers who did not intercalate; in particular, to monitor performance in subsequent undergraduate degree exams...
- Practice development plans to improve the primary care management of acute asthma: randomised controlled trialJuliet M Foster
Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Fam Pract 8:23. 2007..Our professional development plan aimed to improve the primary care management of acute asthma, which is known to be suboptimal...
- Improved prediction of fatal myocardial infarction using the ankle brachial index in addition to conventional risk factors: the Edinburgh Artery StudyA J Lee
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
Circulation 110:3075-80. 2004..We wished to determine the added value of a low ABI in the prediction of long-term risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events and death...
- Time from first presentation in primary care to treatment of symptomatic colorectal cancer: effect on disease stage and survivalP Murchie
Centre of Academic Primary Care, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Br J Cancer 111:461-9. 2014..This study explored if longer provider delays (time from presentation to treatment) were associated with more advanced stage disease at diagnosis and poorer survival...
- Patient satisfaction with GP-led melanoma follow-up: a randomised controlled trialP Murchie
Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
Br J Cancer 102:1447-55. 2010..This randomised controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of GP-led melanoma follow-up on patient satisfaction, follow-up guideline compliance, anxiety and depression, as well as health status...
- Obstetric outcomes in cancer survivorsH Clark
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Obstet Gynecol 110:849-54. 2007..To assess obstetric and neonatal outcomes in women with a prior episode of cancer...
- A remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment is effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinationsJennifer Cleland
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
Med Teach 32:e185-90. 2010..We asked: is remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations?..
- Incidence and drug treatment of emotional distress after cancer diagnosis: a matched primary care case-control studyF Desplenter
Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Polwarth Building, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Br J Cancer 107:1644-51. 2012....
- Excising basal cell carcinomas: comparing the performance of general practitioners, hospital skin specialists and other hospital specialistsP Murchie
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Clin Exp Dermatol 33:565-71. 2008..Despite this, as many of 10% of BCCs may be excised by GPs. GPs may be able to have a greater role in the diagnosis and management of BCC, but much needs to be learnt before this can be advocated...
- The epidemiology of infertility in the North East of ScotlandS Bhattacharya
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Hum Reprod 24:3096-107. 2009..This study aimed to determine the current prevalence of infertility in a defined geographical population, ascertain changes in self-reported infertility over time and identify risk factors associated with infertility...
- Secondary prevention clinics for coronary heart disease: a 10-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial in primary careE K Delaney
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
Heart 94:1419-23. 2008..To evaluate the effects of nurse-led secondary prevention clinics for coronary heart disease (CHD) in primary care on total mortality and coronary event rates after 10 years...
- General practice performance in referral for suspected cancer: influence of number of cases and case-mix on publicly reported dataP Murchie
Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Br J Cancer 112:1791-8. 2015..We investigated whether this could be due to small numbers of cancer cases and random case-mix, rather than due to true variation in performance...
- Modifiable and fixed factors predicting quality of life in people with colorectal cancerN M Gray
Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
Br J Cancer 104:1697-703. 2011..People with colorectal cancer have impaired quality of life (QoL). We investigated what factors were most highly associated with it...
- Factors contributing to the time taken to consult with symptoms of lung cancer: a cross-sectional studyS M Smith
Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
Thorax 64:523-31. 2009..To determine what factors are associated with the time people take to consult with symptoms of lung cancer, with a focus on those from rural and socially deprived areas...
- Hysterectomy, endometrial ablation and Mirena® for heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analysisS Bhattacharya
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Health Technol Assess 15:iii-xvi, 1-252. 2011....
- Ankle brachial index combined with Framingham Risk Score to predict cardiovascular events and mortality: a meta-analysisF G R Fowkes
JAMA 300:197-208. 2008..Prediction models to identify healthy individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease have limited accuracy. A low ankle brachial index (ABI) is an indicator of atherosclerosis and has the potential to improve prediction...
- Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysisJohn Danesh
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
JAMA 294:1799-809. 2005..Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...
- Comparing performance between coronary intervention centres requires detailed case-mix adjusted analysisM A Denvir
Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh
J Public Health (Oxf) 26:177-84. 2004..Comparison of outcomes and costs between centres should not be published without careful adjustment for differences in case-mix...
- Indoor heated swimming pools: the vulnerability of some infants to develop spinal asymmetries years laterMarianne E McMaster
Scottish National Paediatric Spine Centre, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
Stud Health Technol Inform 123:151-5. 2006..If the risk factor is confirmed there may ultimately be a place for the prevention of AIS in some subjects...
- Intraocular pressure associations with refractive error and axial length in childrenA J Lee
Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
Br J Ophthalmol 88:5-7. 2004..To assess whether intraocular pressure (IOP) is associated with refractive error or axial length in children...
- Female reproductive factors and open angle glaucoma: the Blue Mountains Eye StudyA J Lee
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Br J Ophthalmol 87:1324-8. 2003..To determine whether endogenous oestrogen exposures are associated with open angle glaucoma (OAG)...
- Cycle helmetsA J Lee
The Bicycle Helmet Initiative Trust, 1st Floor, 43 45 Milford Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 8LG, UK
Arch Dis Child 88:465-6. 2003
- Comparison of brachial artery pressure and derived central pressure in the measurement of abdominal aortic aneurysm distensibilityK Wilson
Vascular Surgery Unit, University Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences, Edinburgh, UK
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:355-60. 2001..001). CONCLUSION: the use of brachial pressure leads to a small, systematic overestimate of Ep (18%) and beta (11%) independent of age and AAA diameter. This systematic error will not bias follow-up of changes in distensibility...
- Evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding: comparison of three outpatient procedures within cohorts defined by age and menopausal statusH O D Critchley
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh Medical School, UK
Health Technol Assess 8:iii-iv, 1-139. 2004..To compare three outpatient methods of endometrial evaluation in terms of performance, patient acceptability and cost-effectiveness...
- Level of agreement and biopsy correlation using two- and three-tier systems to grade cervical dyskaryosisC E Anderson
Department of Pathology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, EH16 4SA Edinburgh, UK
Cytopathology 15:256-62. 2004....
- Criteria for previously undiagnosed diabetes and risk of mortality: 15-year follow-up of the Edinburgh Artery Study cohortS H Wild
Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Diabet Med 22:490-6. 2005..To compare risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality associated with different criteria for undiagnosed diabetes and glucose tolerance...
- Changing incidence of respiratory presentations in primary care fact or artefact?C R Simpson
Arch Dis Child 90:982-3. 2005
- A comprehensive approach for evaluating telemedicine-delivered multidisciplinary breast cancer meetings in southern ScotlandI H Kunkler
University Department of Clinical Oncology and Edinburgh Breast Unit, Western General Hospital, UK
J Telemed Telecare 11:71-73. 2005..A cost-minimization analysis will be used for economic assessment...
- A comparison of computerised strain gauge plethysmography with D-dimer testing in screening for deep-vein thrombosisD Williams
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
Br J Haematol 131:253-7. 2005..D-dimer testing provided a rapid, cost-effective method for excluding DVT in low-risk ambulant patients, which was superior to SGP. Combined use of the modalities did not improve any aspect of clinical decision making...
- The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration: analysis of individual data on lipid, inflammatory and other markers in over 1.1 million participants in 104 prospective studies of cardiovascular diseasesJ Danesh
Eur J Epidemiol 22:839-69. 2007..It will, therefore, help to determine to what extent such associations are independent from possible confounding factors and to what extent such markers (separately and in combination) provide incremental predictive value...
- Associations of plasma fibrinogen levels with established cardiovascular disease risk factors, inflammatory markers, and other characteristics: individual participant meta-analysis of 154,211 adults in 31 prospective studies: the fibrinogen studies collabS Kaptoge
Am J Epidemiol 166:867-79. 2007..These findings substantially advance understanding of the correlates and possible determinants of fibrinogen levels...
- Evaluation of the association between the EQ-5D (health-related utility) and body mass index (obesity) in hospital-treated people with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and with no diagnosed diabetesA J Lee
Cardiff Research Consortium, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF14 4UJ, Wales, UK
Diabet Med 22:1482-6. 2005..The purpose of this study was to characterize the impact of body mass index (BMI) on health-related utility for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and those without diabetes...
- Unemployment and deprivation are associated with a poorer outcome following percutaneous coronary angioplastyS J Leslie
Int J Cardiol 122:168-9. 2007..002) and breathlessness (p<0.001). Unemployed patients from the most deprived areas had lowest QoL at follow-up and least improvement in QoL at 1 year. Unemployment and deprivation are associated with poorer outcomes following PCI...
- Lifestyle risk factors for lower limb venous reflux in the general population: Edinburgh Vein StudyF G Fowkes
Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Public Health Sciences, Department of Medical Radiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Int J Epidemiol 30:846-52. 2001....