Publications

Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness in Kenyan Adolescents With α(+)Thalassemia.

Etyang, A.O. ; Khayeka-Wandabwa, C. ; Kapesa, S. ; Muthumbi, E. ; Odipo, E. ; Wamukoya, M. ; Ngomi, N. ; Haregu, T. ; Kyobutungi, C. ; Tendwa, M. ; Makale, J. ; Macharia, A. ; Cruickshank, J.K. ; Smeeth, L. ; Scott, J.A. ; Williams, T.N. ;
Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness in Kenyan Adolescents With α(+)Thalassemia.
J Am Heart Assoc, 2017; 6(4)

Development and validation of an algorithm to accurately identify atopic eczema patients in primary care electronic health records from the UK.

Abuabara, K. ; Magyari, A.M. ; Hoffstad, O. ; Jabbar-Lopez, Z.K. ; Smeeth, L. ; Williams, H.C. ; Gelfand, J.M. ; Margolis, D.J. ; Langan, S.M. ;
Development and validation of an algorithm to accurately identify atopic eczema patients in primary care electronic health records from the UK.
J Invest Dermatol, 2017;

Detecting Signals of Disproportionate Reporting from Singapore’s Spontaneous Adverse Event Reporting System: An Application of the Sequential Probability Ratio Test.

Chan, C.L. ; Rudrappa, S. ; Ang, P.S. ; Li, S.C. ; Evans, S.J.W. ;
Detecting Signals of Disproportionate Reporting from Singapore’s Spontaneous Adverse Event Reporting System: An Application of the Sequential Probability Ratio Test.
Drug Saf, 2017;

Measuring Long-term Disease Control in Atopic Dermatitis: a Validation Study of Well Controlled Weeks.

Langan, S.M. ; Stuart, B. ; Bradshaw, L. ; Schmitt, J. ; Williams, H.C. ; Thomas, K.S. ;
Measuring Long-term Disease Control in Atopic Dermatitis: a Validation Study of Well Controlled Weeks.
J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2017;

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Risk of Stroke.

Morgan, A.D. ; Sharma, C. ; Rothnie, K.J. ; Potts, J. ; Smeeth, L. ; Quint, J.K. ;
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Risk of Stroke.
Ann Am Thorac Soc, 2017; 14(5):754-765

Clinical Practice Guideline on management of older patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher (eGFR<45 mL/min/1.73 m2): a summary document from the European Renal Best Practice Group.

Farrington, K. ; Covic, A. ; Nistor, I. ; Aucella, F. ; Clyne, N. ; De Vos, L. ; Findlay, A. ; Fouque, D. ; Grodzicki, T. ; Iyasere, O. ; Jager, K.J. ; Joosten, H. ; Macias, J.F. ; Mooney, A. ; Nagler, E. ; Nitsch, D. ; Taal, M. ; Tattersall, J. ; Stryckers, M. ; van Asselt, D. ; Van den Noortgate, N. ; van der Veer, S. ; van Biesen, W. ;
Clinical Practice Guideline on management of older patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher (eGFR<45 mL/min/1.73 m2): a summary document from the European Renal Best Practice Group.
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2017; 32(1):9-16

Conclusions about atopic dermatitis persistence might be premature.

Abuabara, K. ; Langan, S.M. ; Yu, A.M. ;
Conclusions about atopic dermatitis persistence might be premature.
J Am Acad Dermatol, 2017; 76(5):e177-e178

Availability and use of UK based ethnicity data for health research

Mathur, R.; Grundy, E.; Smeeth, L.
Availability and use of UK based ethnicity data for health research
National Centre for Research Methods 2013

Lower vaccine uptake amongst older individuals living alone: A systematic review and meta-analysis of social determinants of vaccine uptake.

Jain, A. ; van Hoek, A.J. ; Boccia, D. ; Thomas, S.L. ;
Lower vaccine uptake amongst older individuals living alone: A systematic review and meta-analysis of social determinants of vaccine uptake.
Vaccine, 2017;

Association between socioeconomic position and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians in different geographic locations: the RODAM study.

Addo, J. ; Agyemang, C. ; de-Graft Aikins, A. ; Beune, E. ; Schulze, M.B. ; Danquah, I. ; Galbete, C. ; Nicolaou, M. ; Meeks, K. ; Klipstein-Grobusch, K. ; Bahendaka, S. ; Mockenhaupt, F.P. ; Owusu-Dabo, E. ; Kunst, A. ; Stronks, K. ; Smeeth, L. ;
Association between socioeconomic position and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians in different geographic locations: the RODAM study.
J Epidemiol Community Health, 2017;

Disease severity determines health-seeking behaviour amongst individuals with influenza-like illness in an internet-based cohort.

Peppa, M. ; Edmunds, W.J. ; Funk, S. ;
Disease severity determines health-seeking behaviour amongst individuals with influenza-like illness in an internet-based cohort.
BMC Infect Dis, 2017; 17(1):238

Registry Data-Valuable Lessons But Beware the Confounders.

Stammers, J.G. ; Kuo, A. ; Hart, A.J. ; Smeeth, L. ; Skinner, J.A. ;
Registry Data-Valuable Lessons But Beware the Confounders.
J Arthroplasty, 2017;

Safety and efficacy of statins – Authors’ reply.

Collins, R. ; Armitage, J. ; Baigent, C. ; Smith, G.D. ; Smeeth, L. ;
Safety and efficacy of statins – Authors’ reply.
Lancet, 2017; 389(10074):1099-1100

Risk in the “Red Zone”: outcomes for children admitted to Ebola holding units in Sierra Leone without Ebola virus disease.

Fitzgerald, F. ; Wing, K. ; Naveed, A. ; Gbessay, M. ; Ross, J.C. ; Checchi, F. ; Youkee, D. ; Jalloh, M.B. ; Baion, D. ; Mustapha, A. ; Jah, H. ; Lako, S. ; Oza, S. ; Boufkhed, S. ; Feury, R. ; Bielicki, J. ; Williamson, E. ; Gibb, D.M. ; Klein, N. ; Sahr, F. ; Yeung, S. ;
Risk in the "Red Zone": outcomes for children admitted to Ebola holding units in Sierra Leone without Ebola virus disease.
Clin Infect Dis, 2017;

Improving public health by improving clinical trial guidelines and their application.

Landray, M.J. ; Bax, J.J. ; Alliot, L. ; Buyse, M. ; Cohen, A. ; Collins, R. ; Hindricks, G. ; James, S.K. ; Lane, S. ; Maggioni, A.P. ; Meeker-O’Connell, A. ; Olsson, G. ; Pocock, S.J. ; Rawlins, M. ; Sellors, J. ; Shinagawa, K. ; Sipido, K.R. ; Smeeth, L. ; Stephens, R. ; Stewart, M.W. ; Stough, W.G. ; Sweeney, F. ; Van de Werf, F. ; Woods, K. ; Casadei, B. ;
Improving public health by improving clinical trial guidelines and their application.
Eur Heart J, 2017;

Infections in children with eczema in UK general practice- a cohort study.

Langan, S.M. ; Abuabara, K. ; Henrickson, S.E. ; Hoffstad, O. ; Margolis, D.J. ;
Infections in children with eczema in UK general practice- a cohort study.
Dermatol Online J, 2016; 22(9)

The incidence of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy in a population-based cohort study of people age 50 years and over in Nakuru, Kenya.

Bastawrous, A. ; Mathenge, W. ; Wing, K. ; Bastawrous, M. ; Rono, H. ; Weiss, H.A. ; Macleod, D. ; Foster, A. ; Peto, T. ; Blows, P. ; Burton, M. ; Kuper, H. ;
The incidence of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy in a population-based cohort study of people age 50 years and over in Nakuru, Kenya.
BMC Endocr Disord, 2017; 17(1):19

Accounting for overdispersion when determining primary care outliers for the identification of chronic kidney disease: learning from the National Chronic Kidney Disease Audit.

Kim, L.G. ; Caplin, B. ; Cleary, F. ; Hull, S.A. ; Griffith, K. ; Wheeler, D.C. ; Nitsch, D. ; UK National Chronic Kidney Disease Audit, . ;
Accounting for overdispersion when determining primary care outliers for the identification of chronic kidney disease: learning from the National Chronic Kidney Disease Audit.
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2017;

Serum creatinine elevation after renin-angiotensin system blockade and long term cardiorenal risks: cohort study.

Schmidt, M. ; Mansfield, K.E. ; Bhaskaran, K. ; Nitsch, D. ; Sørensen, H.T. ; Smeeth, L. ; Tomlinson, L.A. ;
Serum creatinine elevation after renin-angiotensin system blockade and long term cardiorenal risks: cohort study.
BMJ, 2017; 356:j791

Population trends in the 10-year incidence and prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in the UK: a cohort study in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink 2004-2014.

Mathur, R. ; Bhaskaran, K. ; Edwards, E. ; Lee, H. ; Chaturvedi, N. ; Smeeth, L. ; Douglas, I. ;
Population trends in the 10-year incidence and prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in the UK: a cohort study in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink 2004-2014.
BMJ Open, 2017; 7(2):e014444