Publications & Codelists

Ideal cardiovascular health among Ghanaian populations in three European countries and rural and urban Ghana: the RODAM study.

van Nieuwenhuizen, B. ; Zafarmand, M.H. ; Beune, E. ; Meeks, K. ; Aikins, A.D. ; Addo, J. ; Owusu-Dabo, E. ; Mockenhaupt, F.P. ; Bahendeka, S. ; Schulze, M.B. ; Danquah, I. ; Spranger, J. ; Klipstein-Grobusch, K. ; Appiah, L.T. ; Smeeth, L. ; Stronks, K. ; Agyemang, C. ;
Ideal cardiovascular health among Ghanaian populations in three European countries and rural and urban Ghana: the RODAM study.
Intern Emerg Med, 2018;

How does the association of general and central adiposity with glycaemia and blood pressure differ by gender and area of residence in a Malawian population: a cross-sectional study.

Mudie, K. ; Lawlor, D.A. ; Pearce, N. ; Crampin, A. ; Tomlinson, L. ; Tafatatha, T. ; Musicha, C. ; Nitsch, D. ; Smeeth, L. ; Nyirenda, M.J. ;
How does the association of general and central adiposity with glycaemia and blood pressure differ by gender and area of residence in a Malawian population: a cross-sectional study.
Int J Epidemiol, 2018;

Addressing the impact of urban exposure on the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus: The PERU MIGRANT Study.

Ruiz-Alejos, A. ; Carrillo-Larco, R.M. ; Miranda, J.J. ; Anderson, C.A.M. ; Gilman, R.H. ; Smeeth, L. ; Bernabé-Ortiz, A. ;
Addressing the impact of urban exposure on the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus: The PERU MIGRANT Study.
Sci Rep, 2018; 8(1):5512

Task Shifting in Dermatology-A Call to Action-Reply.

Brown, D. ; Langan, S.M. ; Freeman, E.E. ;
Task Shifting in Dermatology-A Call to Action-Reply.
JAMA Dermatol, 2018;

Viral load and antibody boosting following herpes zoster diagnosis.

Warren-Gash, C. ; Forbes, H. ; Maple, P. ; Quinlivan, M. ; Breuer, J. ;
Viral load and antibody boosting following herpes zoster diagnosis.
J Clin Virol, 2018; 103:12-15

Real-world effects of medications for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: protocol for a UK population-based non-interventional cohort study with validation against randomised trial results.

Wing, K. ; Williamson, E. ; Carpenter, J.R. ; Wise, L. ; Schneeweiss, S. ; Smeeth, L. ; Quint, J.K. ; Douglas, I. ;
Real-world effects of medications for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: protocol for a UK population-based non-interventional cohort study with validation against randomised trial results.
BMJ Open, 2018; 8(3):e019475

Uptake of governmental social protection and financial hardship during drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rudgard, W.E. ; das Chagas, N.S. ; Gayoso, R. ; Barreto, M.L. ; Boccia, D. ; Smeeth, L. ; Rodrigues, L.C. ; Lönnroth, K. ; Williamson, E. ; Maciel, E.L.N. ;
Uptake of governmental social protection and financial hardship during drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Eur Respir J, 2018; 51(3)

Laboratory-confirmed respiratory infections as triggers for acute myocardial infarction and stroke: a self-controlled case series analysis of national linked datasets from Scotland.

Warren-Gash, C. ; Blackburn, R. ; Whitaker, H. ; McMenamin, J. ; Hayward, A.C. ;
Laboratory-confirmed respiratory infections as triggers for acute myocardial infarction and stroke: a self-controlled case series analysis of national linked datasets from Scotland.
Eur Respir J, 2018;

The Decreasing Prevalence of Nonrefractive Visual Impairment in Older Europeans: A Meta-analysis of Published and Unpublished Data.

Delcourt, C. ; Le Goff, M. ; von Hanno, T. ; Mirshahi, A. ; Khawaja, A.P. ; Verhoeven, V.J.M. ; Hogg, R.E. ; Anastosopoulos, E. ; Cachulo, M.L. ; Höhn, R. ; Wolfram, C. ; Bron, A. ; Miotto, S. ; Carrière, I. ; Colijn, J.M. ; Buitendijk, G.H.S. ; Evans, J. ; Nitsch, D. ; Founti, P. ; Yip, J.L.Y. ; Pfeiffer, N. ; Creuzot-Garcher, C. ; Silva, R. ; Piermarocchi, S. ; Topouzis, F. ; Bertelsen, G. ; Foster, P.J. ; Fletcher, A. ; Klaver, C.C.W. ; Korobelnik, J.F. ; European Eye Epidemiology Consortium, . ; COLLABORATORS;Acar, N. ; Anastosopoulos, E. ; Azuara-Blanco, A. ; Berendschot, T. ; Bergen, A. ; Bertelsen, G. ; Binquet, C. ; Bird, A. ; Bobak, M. ; Boon, C. ; Brétillon, L. ; Broe, R. ; Bron, A. ; Buitendijk, G. ; Cachulo, M.L. ; Capuano, V. ; Carrière, I. ; Chakravarthy, U. ; Chan, M. ; Chang, P. ; Colijn, J. ; Cougnard-Grégoire, A. ; Cree, A. ; Creuzot-Garcher, C. ; Cumberland, P. ; Cunha-Vaz, J. ; Daien, V. ; De Jong, E. ; Deak, G. ; Delcourt, C. ; Delyfer, M.N. ; den Hollander, A. ; Dietzel, M. ; Erke, M.G. ; Faria, P. ; Farinha, C. ; Fauser, S. ; Finger, R. ; Fletcher, A. ; Foster, P. ; Founti, P. ; Gorgels, T. ; Grauslund, J. ; Grus, F. ; Hammond, C. ; Hansen, M. ; Helmer, C. ; Hense, H.W. ; Hermann, M. ; Hoehn, R. ; Hogg, R. ; Holz, F. ; Hoyng, C. ; Jansonius, N. ; Janssen, S. ; Kersten, E. ; Khawaja, A. ; Klaver, C. ; Korobelnik, J.F. ; Lamparter, J. ; Le Goff, M. ; Lechanteur, Y. ; Lehtimäki, T. ; Leung, I. ; Lotery, A. ; Mauschitz, M. ; Meester, M. ; Merle, B. ; Meyer Zu Westrup, V. ; Midena, E. ; Miotto, S. ; Mirshahi, A. ; Mohan-Saïd, S. ; Mueller, M. ; Muldrew, A. ; Murta, J. ; Nickels, S. ; Nunes, S. ; Owen, C. ; Peto, T. ; Pfeiffer, N. ; Piermarocchi, S. ; Prokofyeva, E. ; Rahi, J. ; Raitakari, O. ; Rauscher, F. ; Ribeiro, L. ; Rougier, M.B. ; Rudnicka, A. ; Sahel, J. ; Salonikiou, A. ; Sanchez, C. ; Schmitz-Valckenberg, S. ; Schouten, J. ; Schuster, A. ; Schweitzer, C. ; Segato, T. ; Shehata, J. ; Silva, R. ; Silvestri, G. ; Simader, C. ; Souied, E. ; Speckauskas, M. ; Springelkamp, H. ; Tapp, R. ; Topouzis, F. ; van Leeuwen, E. ; Verhoeven, V. ; Verzijden, T. ; Von Hanno, T. ; Vujosevic, S. ; Wiedemann, P. ; Williams, K. ; Wolfram, C. ; Yip, J. ; Zerbib, J. ;
The Decreasing Prevalence of Nonrefractive Visual Impairment in Older Europeans: A Meta-analysis of Published and Unpublished Data.
Ophthalmology, 2018;

Serum potassium and adverse outcomes across the range of kidney function: a CKD Prognosis Consortium meta-analysis.

Kovesdy, C.P. ; Matsushita, K. ; Sang, Y. ; Brunskill, N.J. ; Carrero, J.J. ; Chodick, G. ; Hasegawa, T. ; Heerspink, H.L. ; Hirayama, A. ; Landman, G.W.D. ; Levin, A. ; Nitsch, D. ; Wheeler, D.C. ; Coresh, J. ; Hallan, S.I. ; Shalev, V. ; Grams, M.E. ; CKD Prognosis Consortium, . ;
Serum potassium and adverse outcomes across the range of kidney function: a CKD Prognosis Consortium meta-analysis.
Eur Heart J, 2018;

Effectiveness of herpes zoster vaccination in an older United Kingdom population.

Walker, J.L. ; Andrews, N.J. ; Amirthalingam, G. ; Forbes, H. ; Langan, S.M. ; Thomas, S.L. ;
Effectiveness of herpes zoster vaccination in an older United Kingdom population.
Vaccine, 2018;

The changing epidemiology of varicella and herpes zoster in Hong Kong before universal varicella vaccination in 2014.

Chan, D.Y.W. ; Edmunds, W.J. ; Chan, H.L. ; Chan, V. ; Lam, Y.C.K. ; Thomas, S.L. ; van Hoek, A.J. ; Flasche, S. ;
The changing epidemiology of varicella and herpes zoster in Hong Kong before universal varicella vaccination in 2014.
Epidemiol Infect, 2018; :1-12

Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in sub-Saharan African populations – Comparative analysis of risk algorithms in the RODAM study

Boateng, D.; Agyemang, C.; Beune, E.; Meeks, K.; Smeeth, L.; Schulze, M.B.; Addo, J.; Aikins, A.D.; Galbete, C.; Bahendeka, S.; Danquah, I.; Agyei-Baffour, P.; Owusu-Dabo, E.; Mockenhaupt, F.P.; Spranger, J.; Kengne, A.P.; Grobbee, D.E.; Klipstein-Grobusch, K.
Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in sub-Saharan African populations – Comparative analysis of risk algorithms in the RODAM study
International Journal of Cardiology, 2018; 254:310-315

Development of a Pediatric Ebola Predictive Score, Sierra Leone

Fitzgerald, F.; Wing, K.; Naveed, A.; Gbessay, M.; Ross, J.C.G.; Checchi, F.; Youkee, D.; Jalloh, M.B.; Baion, D.E.; 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.
Development of a Pediatric Ebola Predictive Score, Sierra Leone
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2018; 24(2):311-319

Interface design dividing physical findings into medical and trauma findings facilitates clinical document entry in the emergency department: A prospective observational study.

Inokuchi, R. ; Maehara, H. ; Iwai, S. ; Iwagami, M. ; Sato, H. ; Yamaguchi, Y. ; Asada, T. ; Yamamoto, M. ; Nakamura, K. ; Hiruma, T. ; Doi, K. ; Morimura, N. ;
Interface design dividing physical findings into medical and trauma findings facilitates clinical document entry in the emergency department: A prospective observational study.
Int J Med Inform, 2018; 112:143-148

Trajectories of body mass index and waist circumference in four Peruvian settings at different level of urbanisation: the CRONICAS Cohort Study.

Carrillo-Larco, R.M. ; Miranda, J.J. ; Gilman, R.H. ; Checkley, W. ; Smeeth, L. ; Bernabé-Ortiz, A. ; CRONICAS Cohort Study Group, . ; COLLABORATORS;Bernabé-Ortiz, A. ; Casas, J.P. ; Smith, G.D. ; Ebrahim, S. ; García, H.H. ; Huicho, L. ; Málaga, G. ; Montori, V.M. ; Diette, G.B. ; León-Velarde, F. ; Rivera, M. ; Wise, R.A. ; Sacksteder, K. ;
Trajectories of body mass index and waist circumference in four Peruvian settings at different level of urbanisation: the CRONICAS Cohort Study.
J Epidemiol Community Health, 2018;

Natural History of COPD Exacerbations in a General Practice Based COPD Population.

Rothnie, K.J. ; Müllerová, H. ; Smeeth, L. ; Quint, J.K. ;
Natural History of COPD Exacerbations in a General Practice Based COPD Population.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2018;

Seasonality of acute kidney injury incidence and mortality among hospitalized patients.

Iwagami, M. ; Moriya, H. ; Doi, K. ; Yasunaga, H. ; Isshiki, R. ; Sato, I. ; Mochida, Y. ; Ishioka, K. ; Ohtake, T. ; Hidaka, S. ; Noiri, E. ; Kobayashi, S. ;
Seasonality of acute kidney injury incidence and mortality among hospitalized patients.
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2018;

Low uptake of palliative care for COPD patients within primary care in the UK.

Bloom, C.I. ; Slaich, B. ; Morales, D.R. ; Smeeth, L. ; Stone, P. ; Quint, J.K. ;
Low uptake of palliative care for COPD patients within primary care in the UK.
Eur Respir J, 2018; 51(2)

Acute kidney injury and infections in patients taking antihypertensive drugs: a self-controlled case series analysis.

Mansfield, K.E. ; Douglas, I.J. ; Nitsch, D. ; Thomas, S.L. ; Smeeth, L. ; Tomlinson, L.A. ;
Acute kidney injury and infections in patients taking antihypertensive drugs: a self-controlled case series analysis.
Clin Epidemiol, 2018; 10:187-202


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