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ISD actively supports research into health and care. The following is a list of peer reviewed publications dated from January 2007 where a member of ISD staff is a named author. This can be browsed by author name or by topic. If you would like to provide a publication reference for this list or have any other comments please contact ISD Library.

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Cancer


International incidence of childhood cancer, 2001-10: a population-based registry study.
Steliarova-Foucher E. Colombet M. Ries LAG. Moreno F. Dolya A. Bray F. Hesseling P. Shin HY. Stiller CA. … Brewster DH. et al
Published: June 2017
The Lancet Oncology. 18(6): 719-731, Jun 2017

Cancers of unknown primary diagnosed during hospitalization: a population-based study.
Jones W. Allardice G. Scott I. Oien K. Brewster D. Morrison DS.
Published: January 2017
BMC Cancer. 17(1): 85, Jan 2017

Inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality across medium to highly developed countries in the twenty-first century.
Arnold M. Renteria E. Conway DI. Bray F. Van Ourti T. Soerjomataram I.
Published: August 2016
Cancer Causes and Control. 27(8): 999-1007, Aug 2016

Cancer incidence in persons with type 1 diabetes: a five-country study of 9,000 cancers in type 1 diabetic individuals.
Carstensen B Read SH. Friis S. Sund R. Keskimäki I. Svensson AM. Ljung R. Wild SH. Kerssens JJ. Harding JL. Magliano DJ. Gudbjörnsdottir S.
Published: February 2016
Diabetologia. doi: 10.1007/s00125-016-3884-9, Feb 2016

Continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy: escalated dose (CHART-ED): a phase I study.
Hatton MQF. Hill R. Fenwick JD. Morgan SA. Wilson PC. Atherton PJ. Dickson J. Murray KE. Paul J.
Published: December 2015
Radiotherapy and Oncology. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2015.11.015, Dec 2015

Cancer incidence in five continents: inclusion criteria, highlights from volume X and the global status of cancer registration.
Bray F. Ferlay J. Laversanne M. Brewster DH. Gombe Mbalawa C. Kohler B. Pineros M. Steliarova-Foucher E. Swaminathan R. Antoni S. Soerjomataram I. Forman D.
Published: November 2015
International Journal of Cancer. 137(9): 2060-2071, Nov 2015

A rare truncating BRCA2 variant and genetic susceptibility to upper aerodigestive tract cancer.
Delahaye-Sourdeix M. Anantharaman D. Timofeeva MN. Gaborieau V. Chabrier A. Vallee MP. Lagiou P. Holcatova I. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Barzan L. Canova C. Thakker NS. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy CM. Ahrens W. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Fabianova E. Mates IN. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Curado MP. Koifman S. Menezes A. Wunsch-Filho V. Eluf-Neto J. Boffetta P. Fernandez Garrote L. Polesel J. Lener M. Jaworowska E. Lubinski J. Boccia S. Rajkumar T. Samant TA. Mahimkar MB. Matsuo K. Franceschi S. Byrnes G. Brennan P. McKay JD.
Published: May 2015
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107(5), 2015 May

The 12p13.33/RAD52 locus and genetic susceptibility to squamous cell cancers of upper aerodigestive tract.
Delahaye-Sourdeix M. Oliver J. Timofeeva MN. Gaborieau V. Johansson M. Chabrier A. Wozniak MB. Brenner DR. Vallee MP. Anantharaman D. Lagiou P. Holcatova I. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Barzan L. Canova C. Thakker NS. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy CM. Ahrens W. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Fabianova E. Mates IN. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Curado MP. Koifman S. Menezes A. Wunsch-Filho V. Eluf-Neto J. Boffetta P. Garrote LF. Serraino D. Lener M. Jaworowska E. Lubinski J. Boccia S. Rajkumar T. Samant TA. Mahimkar MB. Matsuo K. Franceschi S. Byrnes G. Brennan P. McKay JD.
Published: March 2015
PLoS ONE. 10(3): e0117639, Mar 2015

Descriptive epidemiology of Kaposi sarcoma in Europe: report from the RARECARE project.
Stiller CA. Trama A. Brewster DH. Verne J. Bouchardy C. Navarro C. Chirlaque MD, Marcos-Gragera R Visser O. Serraino D. Weiderpass E. Dei Tos AP. Ascoli V.
Published: December 2014
Cancer Epidemiology. 38(6): 670-678, Dec 2014

Updated investigations of cancer excesses in individuals born or resident in the vicinity of Sellafield and Dounreay.
Bunch KJ. Vincent TJ. Black RJ. Pearce MS. McNally RJQ. McKinney PA. Parker L. Craft AW. Murphy MFG.
Published: July 2014
British Journal of Cancer. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.357, Jul 2014

Oral health, dental care and mouthwash associated with upper aerodigestive tract cancer risk in Europe: the ARCAGE study.
Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Foraita R. Nelis M. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Bouchardy C. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Lee YCA. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Thomson P. McKinney PA. McMahon AD. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Metspalu A. Marron M. Hashibe M. Conway DI. Brennan P.
Published: June 2014
Oral Oncology. 50(6): 616-625, Jun 2014

Descriptive epidemiology of cancer of unknown primary site in Scotland, 1961-2010.
Brewster DH. Lang J. Bhatti LA. Thomson CS. Oien KA.
Published: June 2014
Cancer Epidemiology. 38(3): 227-234, Jun 2014

Subsequent hospitalisation experience of 5-year survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer in Scotland: a population based, retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Clark D. Hopkins L. Bauer J. Wild SH. Edgar AB. Wallace WH.
Published: March 2014
British Journal of Cancer. 110(5): 1342-1350, Mar 2014

Association between socioeconomic factors and cancer risk: a population cohort study in Scotland (1991-2006).
Sharpe KH. McMahon AD. Raab GM. Brewster DH. Conway DI.
Published: February 2014
PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089513, Feb 2014

Smoking addiction and the risk of upper-aerodigestive-tract cancer in a multicenter case-control study.
Lee YC. Zugna D. Richiardi L. Merletti F. Marron M. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Betka J. Holcatova I. Kjaerheim K. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Thomson P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Boffetta P. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: December 2013
International Journal of Cancer. 133(11): 2688-2695, Dec 2013

Policy for home or hospice as the preferred place of death from cancer: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study population cohort shows challenges across all ethnic groups in Scotland.
Sharpe KH. Cezard G. Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Brewster DH.
Published: November 2013
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000485, Nov 2013

Subsequent mortality experience in five-year survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer in Scotland: a population based, retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Clark D. Hopkins L. Bauer J. Wild SH. Edgar AB. Wallace WH.
Published: October 2013
European Journal of Cancer. 49(15): 3274-3283, Oct 2013

Type 2 diabetes, socioeconomic status and risk of cancer in Scotland 2001-2007.
Walker JJ. Brewster DH. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Philip S. Sattar N. Stockton DL. Wild SH.
Published: August 2013
Diabetologia. 56(8): 1712-1715, Aug 2013

Human papillomavirus infections and upper aero-digestive tract cancers: the ARCAGE study.
Anantharaman D. Gheit T. Waterboer T. Abedi-Ardekani B. Carreira C. McKay-Chopin S. Gaborieau V. Marron M. Lagiou P. Ahrens W. Holcatova I. Merletti F. Kjaerheim K. Talamini R. Simonato L. Castellsague X. MacFarlane T.V. Biggs A.-M. Thakker N. Znaor A. Thomson P. Canova C. Conway DI. Healy CM. Tommasino M. Pawlita M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2013
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 105 (8): 536-545, Apr 2013

Risk of cancer following primary total hip replacement or primary resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip: a retrospective cohort study in Scotland.
Brewster DH. Stockton DL. Reekie A. Ashcroft PG. Howie CR. Porter DE. Black RJ.
Published: April 2013
British Journal of Cancer. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.129, Apr 2013

Risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer and type of alcoholic beverage: a European multicenter case–control study.
Marron M. Boffetta P. Møller H. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Slámová A. Schejbalová M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Biggs AM. Thomson P. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: July 2012
European Journal of Epidemiology. 27(7): 499-517, Jul 2012

Occupation and risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer: the ARCAGE study.
Richiardi L. Corbin M. Marron M. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Minaki P. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Kjaerheim K. Barzan L. Talamini R. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Canova C. Simonato L. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Sneddon L. Thomson P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Hashibe M. Brennan P. Merletti F.
Published: May 2012
International Journal of Cancer. 130(10): 2397-2406, May 2012

Role of medical history and medication use in the aetiology of upper aerodigestive tract cancers in Europe: the ARCAGE study.
Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Thakker NS. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Castellsague X. Agudo A. Slamova A. Plzak J. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Talamini R. Barzan L. Kjaerheim K. Canova C. Simonato L. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Thomson P. Sloan P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Marron M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2012
Annals of Oncology. 23(4): 1053-1060, Apr 2012

Second malignancies after childhood noncentral nervous system solid cancer: results from 13 cancer registries.
Maule M. Scelo G. Pastore G. Brennan P. Hemminki K. Olsen J.H. Tracey E. Pukkala E. Weiderpass E. Brewster DH. Tamaro S. Chia K.-S. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Merletti F. Boffetta P.
Published: October 2011
International Journal of Cancer. 129(8): 1940-1952, Oct 2011

Population attributable risk of tobacco and alcohol for upper aerodigestive tract cancer.
Anantharaman D. Marron M. Lagiou P. Samoli E. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Castellsague X. Agudo A. Talamini R. Barzan L. Macfarlane TV. Tickle M. Simonato L. Canova C. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Thomson P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Hashibe M. Brennan P. Macfarlane GJ.
Published: August 2011
Oral Oncology. 47(8): 725-731, Aug 2011

A sex-specific association between a 15q25 variant and upper aerodigestive tract cancers.
Chen D. Truong T. Gaborieau V. Byrnes G. Chabrier A. Chuang SC. Olshan AF. Weissler MC. Luo J. Romkes M. Buch S. Nukui T. Franceschi S. Herrero R. Talamini R. Kelsey KT. Christensen B. McClean MD. Lacko M. Manni JJ. Peters WH. Lubinski J. Trubicka J. Lener M. Muscat JE. Lazarus P. Wei Q. Sturgis EM. Zhang ZF. Chang SC. Wang R. Schwartz SM. Chen C. Benhamou S. Lagiou P. Holcátová I. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsagué X. Macfarlane TV. Barzan L. Canova C. Thakker NS. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy CM. Ahrens W. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Fabianova E. Bucur A. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Curado MP. Koifman S. Menezes A. Wünsch-Filho V. Eluf-Neto J. Fernandez L. Boccia S. Hashibe M. Hayes RB. Boffetta P. Brennan P. McKay JD.
Published: April 2011
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 20(4): 658-664, Apr 2011

The association between change in body mass index and upper aerodigestive tract cancers in the ARCAGE project: multicenter case–control study.
Park SL. Lee YCA. Marron M. Agudo A. Ahrens W. Barzan L. Bencko V. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Canova C. Castellsague X. Conway DI. Healy CM. Holcatova I. Kjaerheim K. Lagiou P. Lowry RJ. Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. McCartan BE. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Franco Merletti F. Pohlabeln H. Richiardi L. Simonato L. Sneddon L. Talamini R. Trichopoulos D. Znaor A. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: March 2011
International Journal of Cancer. 128(6): 1449-1461, Mar 2011

A genome-wide association study of upper aerodigestive tract cancers conducted within the INHANCE consortium.
McKay JD. Truong T. Gaborieau V. Chabrier A. Chuang SC. Byrnes G. Zaridze D. Shangina O. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Rudnai P. Fabianova E. Bucur A. Bencko V. Holcatova I. Janout V. Foretova L. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Ahrens W. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Talamini R. Barzan L. Kjaerheim K. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Simonato L. Canova C. Agudo A. Castellsagué X. Lowry R. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Healy CM. Toner ME. Znaor A. Curado MP. Koifman S. Menezes A. Wünsch-Filho V. Neto JE. Garrote LF. Boccia S. Cadoni G. Arzani D. Olshan AF. Weissler MC. Funkhouser WK. Luo J. Lubinski J. Trubicka J. Lener M. Oszutowska D. Schwartz SM. Chen C. Fish S. Doody DR. Muscat JE. Lazarus P. Gallagher CJ. Chang SC. Zhang ZF. Wei Q. Sturgis EM. Wang LE. Franceschi S. Herrero R. Kelsey KT. McClean MD. Marsit CJ. Nelson HH. Romkes M. Buch S. Nukui T. Zhong S. Lacko M. Manni JJ. Peters WH. Hung RJ. McLaughlin J. Vatten L. Njølstad I. Goodman GE. Field JK. Liloglou T. Vineis P. Clavel-Chapelon F. Palli D. Tumino R. Krogh V. Panico S. González CA. Quirós JR. Martínez C. Navarro C. Ardanaz E. Larrañaga N. Khaw KT. Key T. Bueno-de-Mesquita HB. Peeters PH. Trichopoulou A. Linseisen J. Boeing H. Hallmans G. Overvad K. Tjønneland A. Kumle M. Riboli E. Välk K. Vooder T. Metspalu A. Zelenika D. Boland A. Delepine M. Foglio M. Lechner D. Blanché H. Gut IG. Galan P. Heath S. Hashibe M. Hayes RB. Boffetta P. Lathrop M. Brennan P.
Published: March 2011
PLoS Genetics. 7(3): e1001333, Mar 2011

The aetiology of upper aerodigestive tract cancers among young adults in Europe: the ARCAGE study.
Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Richard J. Oliver RJ. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Castellsague X. Agudo A. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Canova C. Simonato L. Talamini R. Barzan L. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znaor A. Lowry RJ. Thomson P. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Marron M. Hashibe M. Brennan P.
Published: December 2010
Cancer Causes and Control. 21(12): 2213-2221, Dec 2010

UK cancer survival statistics: survival is multifactorial.
Brewster DH. Black RJ.
Published: September 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c5133, Sep 2010

Survival from twenty adult cancers in the UK and Republic of Ireland in the late twentieth century.
Woods LM. Rachet B. Shack L. Catney D. Walsh PM. Cooper N. White C. Mak V. Steward J. Comber H. Gavin A. Brewster D. Quinn M. Coleman MP.
Published: June 2010
Health Statistics Quarterly. 46: 1-20, summer 2010

Clinical relevance of conditional survival of cancer patients in Europe: age-specific analyses of 13 cancers.
Janssen-Heijnen ML. Gondos A. Bray F. Hakulinen T. Brewster DH. Brenner H. Coebergh JW.
Published: May 2010
Journal of Clinical Oncology. 28(15): 2520-2528, May 2010

Cohort profile: the Scottish health surveys cohort: linkage of study participants to routinely collected records for mortality, hospital discharge, cancer and offspring birth characteristics in three nationwide studies.
Gray L. Batty GD. Craig P. Stewart C. Whyte B. Finlayson A. Leyland AH.
Published: April 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(2): 345-350, Apr 2010

Association between a 15q25 gene variant, smoking quantity and tobacco-related cancers among 17 000 individuals.
Lips EH. Gaborieau V. McKay JD. Chabrier A. Hung RJ. Boffetta P. Hashibe M. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Rudnai P. Fabianova E. Mates D. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Field JK. Liloglou T. Xinarianos G. McLaughlin J. Liu G. Skorpen F. Elvestad MB. Hveem K. Vatten L. Study E. Benhamou S. Lagiou P. Holcátová I. Merletti F. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsagué X. Macfarlane TV. Barzan L. Canova C. Lowry R. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy C. Curado MP. Koifman S. Eluf-Neto J. Matos E. Menezes A. Fernandez L. Metspalu A. Heath S. Lathrop M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(2): 563-577, Apr 2010

Life course social mobility and risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in men.
Schmeisser N. Conway DI. McKinney PA. McMahon AD. Pohlabeln H. Marron M. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Holcatova BI. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Talamini R. Polesel J. Canova C. Simonato L. Lowry R. Znaor A. Healy C. McCarten BE. Hashibe MP. Brennan P. Ahren W.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Epidemiology. 25(3), 173-182, Feb 2010

Socioeconomic factors associated with risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe.
Conway DI. McKinney P. McMahon AD. Ahrens W. Schmeisser N. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Lagiou P.Minaki P. Bencko V. Holcatova I. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Lowry RJ. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Marron M. Hashibe M. Brennan P.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Cancer. 46(3): 588–598, Feb 2010

Active and involuntary tobacco smoking and upper aerodigestive tract cancer risks in a multicenter case-control study.
Lee YCA. Marron M. Benhamou.S. Bouchardy C. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Bencko V. Holcatova I. Kjaerheim K. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Lowry RJ. Sneddon L. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: December 2009
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 18(12): 3353-3361, Dec 2009

What if cancer survival in Britain were the same as in Europe: how many deaths are avoidable?
Abdel-Rahman M. Stockton D. Rachet B. Hakulinen T. Coleman MP.
Published: December 2009
British Journal of Cancer. 101(Supplement 2): S115-S124, Dec 2009

Model-based projections for deriving up-to-date cancer survival estimates: an international evaluation.
Gondos A. Holleczek B. Janssen-Heijnen M. Brewster DH. Bray F. Rosso S. Hakulinen T. Brenner H.
Published: December 2009
International Journal of Cancer. 125(11): 2666-2672, Dec 2009

Idiopathic venous thromboembolic disease is associated with a poorer prognosis from subsequent malignancy.
Jones A. Stockton DL. Simpson AJ. Murchison JT.
Published: August 2009
British Journal of Cancer. 101(5): 840-842, Aug 2009

Cancer prevalence in the United Kingdom: estimates for 2008.
Maddams J. Brewster D. Gavin A. Steward J. Elliott J. Utley M. Moller H.
Published: July 2009
British Journal of Cancer. 101(3): 541-547, Jul 2009

Diet and upper-aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe: the ARCAGE study.
Lagiou P. Talamini R. Samoli E. Lagiou A. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Biggs AM. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Lowry RJ. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znaor A. McCartan BE. Healy CM. Marron M. Hashibe M. Brennan P.
Published: June 2009
International Journal of Cancer. 124(11): 2671–2676, Jun 2009

Genetic associations of 115 polymorphisms with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract across 10 European countries: the ARCAGE project.
Canova C. Hashibe M. Simonato L. Nelis M. Metspalu A. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Ahrens W. Pigeot I. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Talamini R. Barzan L. Macfarlane GL. Macfarlane TV. Holcatova I. Bencko V. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Kjaerheim K. Lowry R. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znao A. McCartan BE. Healy CM. Marron M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2009
Cancer Research. 69(7): 2956-2965, Apr 2009

Alcohol-related cancers and genetic susceptibility in Europe: the ARCAGE project: study samples and data collection.
Lagioua P. Georgilaa C. Minakia P. Ahrensb W. Pohlabelnb H. Benhamouc S. Bouchar C. Slamovag A. Schejbalovag M. Merlettih, F. Richiardih L. Kjaerheiml K. Agudom A. Castellsaguem X. Macfarlanen TV. Macfarlanen GJ. Talaminii R. Barzanj L. Canovak C. Simonatok L. Lowryo R. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Ariana Znaors A. McCartan BE. Healyt C. Nelisu M. Metspaluu A. Marrone M. Hashibee M. Brennane PJ.
Published: February 2009
European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 18(1): 76-84, Feb 2009

Recent trends in cancer survival across Europe between 2000 and 2004: a model-based period analysis from 12 cancer registries.
Gondos A. Bray F. Brewster DH. Coebergh JWW. Hakulinen T. Janssen-Heijnen MLG. Kurtinaitis J. Brenner H.
Published: July 2008
European Journal of Cancer. 44(10): 1463-1475, Jul 2008

Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers.
Hashibe M. McKay JD. Curado MP. Oliveira JS. Koifman S. Koifman R. Zaridze D. Shangina O. Wunsch-Filho V. Eluf-Neto J. Levi JE. Matos E. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Szeszenia-Dabrowskaa N. Menezes A. Dall`Agnol MM. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Fernandez L. Lence J. Talamini R. Barzan L. Mates D. Mates IN. Kjaerheim K. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Simonato L. Canova C. Holcatova I. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Lowry R. Janout V. Kollarova H. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znaor A. Fabianova E. Bencko V. Lissowska J. Chabrier A. Hung RJ. Gaborieau V. Boffetta P. Brennan P.
Published: June 2008
Nature Genetics. 40(6): 707-709, Jun 2008

Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in Scotland 1986-2000.
Shack LG. Rachet B. Brewster DH. Coleman MP.
Published: October 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 97(7): 999-1004, Oct 2007

Cancer incidence in Scotland (1998-2002).
Brewster D. Bhatti L. McDonald A. Stark J. Black R.
Published: August 2007
In: Curado MP. Edwards B. Shin HR. Storm H. Ferlay J. Heanue M. Boyle P. (eds), Cancer incidence in five continents (volume IX). IARC Scientific Publications No 160. Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2007.

What will be the radiotherapy machine capacity required for optimal delivery of radiotherapy in Scotland in 2015?
Erridge SC. Featherstone C. Chalmers R. Campbell J. Stockton D. Black R.
Published: August 2007
European Journal of Cancer. 43(12): 1802-1809, Aug 2007

Hospital admissions and deaths relating to deliberate self-harm and accidents within 5 years of a cancer diagnosis: a national study in Scotland, UK.
Camidge DR. Stockton DL. Frame S. Wood R. Bain M. Bateman DN.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 752-757, Mar 2007

Brain and central nervous system cancer:
Radiotherapy for pituitary adenomas: long-term efficacy and toxicity.
Erridge SC. Conkey DS. Stockton D. Strachan MW. Statham PF. Whittle IR. Grant R. Kerr GR. Gregor A.
Published: December 2009
Radiotherapy and Oncology. 93(3): 597-601, Dec 2009

Brain and central nervous system cancer:
Risk of second malignant neoplasms after childhood central nervous system malignant tumours: an international study.
Maule M. Scélo G. Pastore G. Brennan P. Hemminki K. Pukkala E. Weiderpass E. Olsen JH. Tracey E. McBride ML.Brewster DH. Pompe-Kirn V. Tonita JM. Kliewer EV. Chia KS. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Magnani C. Boffetta P.
Published: April 2008
European Journal of Cancer. 44(6): 830-839, Apr 2008

Breast cancer:
The prevalence of medical reasons for non-participation in the Scottish breast and bowel cancer screening programmes.
Mead L. Porteous L. Tait M. Stoker R. Payne S. Calvert C. Maxwell D. Katikireddi SV.
Published: June 2015
Journal of Medical Screening. 22(2): 106-108, Jun 2015

Breast cancer:
Effect of longer health service provider delays on stage at diagnosis and mortality in symptomatic breast cancer.
Murchie P. Raja EA. Lee AJ. Brewster DH. Campbell NC. Gray NM. Ritchie LD. Robertson R. Samuel L.
Published: June 2015
Breast. 24(3): 248-255, Jun 2015

Breast cancer:
Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Breast cancer:
Major ethnic group differences in breast cancer screening uptake in Scotland are not extinguished by adjustment for indices of geographical residence, area deprivation, long-term illness and education.
Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Steiner MF. Brewster DH.
Published: April 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 106(8): 1361-1366, Apr 2012

Breast cancer:
Characteristics of patients dying within 30 days of diagnosis of breast or colorectal cancer in Scotland, 2003–2007.
Brewster DH. Clark DI. Stockton DL. Munro AJR. Steele JC.
Published: January 2011
British Journal of Cancer. 104(1): 60-67, Jan 2011

Breast cancer:
Up-to-date estimates of breast cancer survival for the years 2000-2004 in 11 European countries: the role of screening and a comparison with data from the United States.
Rosso S. Gondos A. Zanetti R. Bray F. Zakelj M. Zagar T. Smailyte G. Ponti A. Brewster DH. Voogd AC. Crocetti E. Brenner H.
Published: December 2010
European Journal of Cancer. 46(18): 3351-3357, Dec 2010

Breast cancer:
Reduced risk of oestrogen receptor positive breast cancer among peri- and post-menopausal women in Scotland following a striking decrease in use of hormone replacement therapy.
Sharpe KH. McClements P. Clark DI. Collins J. Springbett A. Brewster DH.
Published: March 2010
European Journal of Cancer. 46(5): 937- 43, Mar 2010

Breast cancer:
Declining breast cancer incidence and decreased HRT use.
Brewster DH. Sharpe KH. Clark DI. Collins J.
Published: February 2009
The Lancet. 373(9662): 459-460, Feb 2009

Breast cancer:
Predicting breast cancer risk: implications of a "weak" family history.
Anderson E. Berg J. Black R. Bradshaw N. Campbell J. Cetnarskyj R. Drummond S. Davidson R. Dunlop J. Fordyce A. Gibbons B. Goudie D. Gregory H. Hanning K. Holloway S. Longmuir M. McLeish L. Murday V. Miedzybrodska Z. Nicholson D. Pearson P. Porteous M. Reis M. Slater S. Smith K. Smyth E. Snadden L. Steel M. Stirling D. Watt C. Whyte C. Young D.
Published: December 2008
Familial Cancer. 7(4): 361-366, Dec 2008

Breast cancer:
Prospective surveillance of women with a family history of breast cancer: auditing the risk threshold.
Anderson E. Berg J. Black R. Bradshaw N. Campbell J. Carnaghan H. Cetnarkyj R. Drummond S. Davidson R. Dunlop J. Fordyce A. Gibbons B. Goudie D. Gregory H. Holloway S. Longmuir M.. McLeish L. Murday V. Miedzybrodska Z. Nicholson D. Pearson P. Porteous M. Reis M. Slater S. Smith K. Smyth E. Snadden L. Steel M. Stirling D. Watt C. Whyte C. Young D.
Published: February 2008
British Journal of Cancer. 98(4): 840-844, Feb 2008

Breast cancer:
Ascertainment of breast cancer by the Scottish Cancer Registry: an assessment based on comparison with five independent breast cancer trials databases.
Brewster DH. Stockton DL.
Published: February 2008
Breast. 17(1):104-106, Feb 2008

Cancer screening:
Uptake trends in the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme and the influences of age, sex, and deprivation.
Quyn AJ. Fraser CG. Stanners G. Carey FA. Carden C. Shaukat A. Steele RJC.
Published: March 2017
Journal of Medical Screening. doi: doi.org/10.1177/0969141317694065, Mar 2017

Cancer screening:
Interval cancers in a national colorectal cancer screening programme.
Steele RJC. Stanners G. Lang J. Brewster DH. Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: August 2016
United European Gastroenterology Journal. 4(4): 587-594), Aug 2016

Cancer screening:
HPV immunisation and cervical screening: confirmation of changed performance of cytology as a screening test in immunised women: a retrospective population-based cohort study.
Palmer TJ. McFadden M. Pollock KG. Kavanagh K. Cuschieri K. Cruickshank M. Cotton S. Nicoll S. Robertson C.
Published: March 2016
British Journal of Cancer. 114(5): 582-589, Mar 2016

Cancer screening:
HPV immunisation and increased uptake of cervical screening in Scottish women: observational study of routinely collected national data.
Palmer TJ. McFadden M. Pollock KG. Kavanagh K. Cuschieri K. Cruickshank M. Nicoll S. Robertson C.
Published: March 2016
British Journal of Cancer. 114(5): 576-581, Mar 2016

Cancer screening:
The psychological impact of a colorectal cancer diagnosis following a negative fecal occult blood test result.
Miles A. McClements PL. Steele RJC. Redeker C. Sevdalis N. Wardle J.
Published: July 2015
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 24(7): 1032-1038, Jul 2015

Cancer screening:
The prevalence of medical reasons for non-participation in the Scottish breast and bowel cancer screening programmes.
Mead L. Porteous L. Tait M. Stoker R. Payne S. Calvert C. Maxwell D. Katikireddi SV.
Published: June 2015
Journal of Medical Screening. 22(2): 106-108, Jun 2015

Cancer screening:
Impact of faecal occult blood test screening on emergency admissions and short-term outcomes for colorectal cancer.
Libby G; Brewster DH; Steele RJ.
Published: November 2014
British Journal of Surgery. 101(12):1607-15, 2014 Nov.

Cancer screening:
Patterns of uptake in a biennial faecal occult blood test screening programme for colorectal cancer.
Steele RJC. McClements PL. Libby G. Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: January 2014
Colorectal Disease. 16(1): 28-32, Jan 2014

Cancer screening:
Clinical outcomes using a faecal immunochemical test for haemoglobin as a first-line test in a national programme constrained by colonoscopy capacity.
Steele RJ. McDonald PJ. Digby J. Brownlee L. Strachan JA. Libby G. McClements PL. Birrell J. Carey FA. Diament RH. Balsitis M. Fraser CG.
Published: June 2013
United European Gastroenterology Journal. 1(3): 198-205, Jun 2013

Cancer screening:
Impact of the UK colorectal cancer screening pilot studies on incidence, stage distribution and mortality trends.
McClements PL. Madurasinghe V. Thomson CS. Fraser CG. Carey FA. Steele RJC. Lawrence G. Brewster DH.
Published: August 2012
Cancer Epidemiology. 36(4): e232-e242, Aug 2012

Cancer screening:
The impact of population-based faecal occult blood test screening on colorectal cancer mortality: a matched cohort study.
Libby G. Brewster DH. McClements PL. Carey FA. Black RJ. Birrell J. Fraser CG. Steele RJC.
Published: July 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 107(2): 255-259, Jul 2012

Cancer screening:
Major ethnic group differences in breast cancer screening uptake in Scotland are not extinguished by adjustment for indices of geographical residence, area deprivation, long-term illness and education.
Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Steiner MF. Brewster DH.
Published: April 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 106(8): 1361-1366, Apr 2012

Cancer screening:
Negative screening colonoscopy after a positive guaiac faecal occult blood test: not a contraindication to continued screening.
Carrera A. McClements PL. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Carey FA. Fraser CG. Steele RJC.
Published: October 2011
Colorectal Disease. doi:10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02849.x, Oct 2011

Cancer screening:
Should we use total mortality rather than cancer specific mortality to judge cancer screening programmes? No.
Steele RJ. Brewster DH.
Published: October 2011
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6397, Oct 2011

Cancer screening:
Interval cancers in a FOBT-based colorectal cancer population screening programme: implications for stage, gender and tumour site.
Steele RJC. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: September 2011
Gut. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2011-300535, Sep 2011

Cancer screening:
Up-to-date estimates of breast cancer survival for the years 2000-2004 in 11 European countries: the role of screening and a comparison with data from the United States.
Rosso S. Gondos A. Zanetti R. Bray F. Zakelj M. Zagar T. Smailyte G. Ponti A. Brewster DH. Voogd AC. Crocetti E. Brenner H.
Published: December 2010
European Journal of Cancer. 46(18): 3351-3357, Dec 2010

Cancer screening:
Effect of repeated invitations on uptake of colorectal cancer screening using faecal occult blood testing: analysis of prevalence and incidence screening.
Steele RJ. Kostourou I. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser C.
Published: October 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c5531, Oct 2010

Cancer screening:
Effect of gender, age and deprivation on key performance indicators in a FOBT-based colorectal screening programme.
Steele RJ. Kostourou I. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser C.
Published: June 2010
Journal of Medical Screening. 17(2): 68-74, Jun 2010

Cancer screening:
Results from the first three rounds of the Scottish demonstration pilot of FOBT screening for colorectal cancer.
Steele RJC. McClements PL. Libby G. Black R. Morton C. Birrell J. Mowat NAG. Wilson JA. Kenicer M.Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: April 2009
Gut. 58(4): 530-535, Apr 2009

Cancer screening:
Cervical screening for women with learning disability: current practice and attitudes within primary care in Edinburgh.
Wood R. Douglas M.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Learning Disabilities. 35(2): 84-92, Jun 2007

Colorectal cancer:
Uptake trends in the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme and the influences of age, sex, and deprivation.
Quyn AJ. Fraser CG. Stanners G. Carey FA. Carden C. Shaukat A. Steele RJC.
Published: March 2017
Journal of Medical Screening. doi: doi.org/10.1177/0969141317694065, Mar 2017

Colorectal cancer:
Perceived diagnostic delay and cancer-related distress: a cross-sectional study of patients with colorectal cancer.
Miles A. McClements PL. Steele RJC. Redeker C. Sevdalis N. Wardle J.
Published: January 2017
Psycho-Oncology. 26(1): 29-36, Jan 2017

Colorectal cancer:
Interval cancers in a national colorectal cancer screening programme.
Steele RJC. Stanners G. Lang J. Brewster DH. Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: August 2016
United European Gastroenterology Journal. 4(4): 587-594), Aug 2016

Colorectal cancer:
Interval cancers using a quantitative faecal immunochemical test (FIT) for haemoglobin when colonoscopy capacity is limited.
Digby J. Fraser CG. Francis A. Carey FA. Lang J. Stanners G. Steele RJC.
Published: November 2015
Journal of Medical Screening. doi: 10.1177/0969141315609634, Nov 2015

Colorectal cancer:
The psychological impact of a colorectal cancer diagnosis following a negative fecal occult blood test result.
Miles A. McClements PL. Steele RJC. Redeker C. Sevdalis N. Wardle J.
Published: July 2015
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 24(7): 1032-1038, Jul 2015

Colorectal cancer:
The prevalence of medical reasons for non-participation in the Scottish breast and bowel cancer screening programmes.
Mead L. Porteous L. Tait M. Stoker R. Payne S. Calvert C. Maxwell D. Katikireddi SV.
Published: June 2015
Journal of Medical Screening. 22(2): 106-108, Jun 2015

Colorectal cancer:
Impact of faecal occult blood test screening on emergency admissions and short-term outcomes for colorectal cancer.
Libby G; Brewster DH; Steele RJ.
Published: November 2014
British Journal of Surgery. 101(12):1607-15, 2014 Nov.

Colorectal cancer:
Time from first presentation in primary care to treatment of symptomatic colorectal cancer: effect on disease stage and survival.
Murchie P. Raja EA. Brewster DH. Campbell NC. Ritchie LD. Robertson R. Samuel L. Gray N. Lee AJ.
Published: July 2014
British Journal of Cancer. 111(3): 461-469, Jul 2014

Colorectal cancer:
A survey of reporting of colorectal cancer in Scotland: compliance with guidelines and effect of proforma reporting.
Woods YL., Mukhtar S. McClements P. Lang J. Steele RJ. Carey FA.
Published: June 2014
Journal of Clinical Pathology. 67(6): 499-505, Jun 2014

Colorectal cancer:
Patterns of uptake in a biennial faecal occult blood test screening programme for colorectal cancer.
Steele RJC. McClements PL. Libby G. Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: January 2014
Colorectal Disease. 16(1): 28-32, Jan 2014

Colorectal cancer:
Cause-specific mortality in Scottish patients with colorectal cancer with and without type 2 diabetes (2000-2007).
Walker JJ. Brewster DH. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. Wild SH.
Published: July 2013
Diabetologia. 56(7): 1531-1541, Jul 2013

Colorectal cancer:
Clinical outcomes using a faecal immunochemical test for haemoglobin as a first-line test in a national programme constrained by colonoscopy capacity.
Steele RJ. McDonald PJ. Digby J. Brownlee L. Strachan JA. Libby G. McClements PL. Birrell J. Carey FA. Diament RH. Balsitis M. Fraser CG.
Published: June 2013
United European Gastroenterology Journal. 1(3): 198-205, Jun 2013

Colorectal cancer:
Cumulative impact of common genetic variants and other risk factors on colorectal cancer risk in 42 103 individuals.
Dunlop MG. Tenesa A. Farrington SM. Ballereau S. Brewster DH. Koessler T. Pharoah P. Schafmayer C. Hampe J. Volzke H. Chang-Claude J. Hoffmeister M. Brenner H. Von Holst S. Picelli S. Lindblom A. Jenkins MA. Hopper JL. Casey G. Duggan D. Newcomb PA. Abuli A. Bessa X. Ruiz-Ponte C. Castellvi-Bel S. Niittymaki I. Tuupanen S. Karhu A. Aaltonen L. Zanke B. Hudson T. Gallinger S. Barclay E. Martin L. Gorman M. Carvajal-Carmona L. Walther A. Kerr D. Lubbe S. Broderick P. Chandler I. Pittman A. Penegar S. Campbell H. Tomlinson I. Houlston RS.
Published: January 2013
Gut. 62(6): 871-881, Jun 2013

Colorectal cancer:
Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Colorectal cancer:
Impact of the UK colorectal cancer screening pilot studies on incidence, stage distribution and mortality trends.
McClements PL. Madurasinghe V. Thomson CS. Fraser CG. Carey FA. Steele RJC. Lawrence G. Brewster DH.
Published: August 2012
Cancer Epidemiology. 36(4): e232-e242, Aug 2012

Colorectal cancer:
The impact of population-based faecal occult blood test screening on colorectal cancer mortality: a matched cohort study.
Libby G. Brewster DH. McClements PL. Carey FA. Black RJ. Birrell J. Fraser CG. Steele RJC.
Published: July 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 107(2): 255-259, Jul 2012

Colorectal cancer:
Negative screening colonoscopy after a positive guaiac faecal occult blood test: not a contraindication to continued screening.
Carrera A. McClements PL. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Carey FA. Fraser CG. Steele RJC.
Published: October 2011
Colorectal Disease. doi:10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02849.x, Oct 2011

Colorectal cancer:
Interval cancers in a FOBT-based colorectal cancer population screening programme: implications for stage, gender and tumour site.
Steele RJC. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: September 2011
Gut. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2011-300535, Sep 2011

Colorectal cancer:
The changing association between socioeconomic circumstances and the incidence of colorectal cancer: a population-based study.
Oliphant R. Brewster DH. Morrison DS.
Published: May 2011
British Journal of Cancer. 104(11): 1791-6, May 2011

Colorectal cancer:
Characteristics of patients dying within 30 days of diagnosis of breast or colorectal cancer in Scotland, 2003–2007.
Brewster DH. Clark DI. Stockton DL. Munro AJR. Steele JC.
Published: January 2011
British Journal of Cancer. 104(1): 60-67, Jan 2011

Colorectal cancer:
Effect of repeated invitations on uptake of colorectal cancer screening using faecal occult blood testing: analysis of prevalence and incidence screening.
Steele RJ. Kostourou I. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser C.
Published: October 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c5531, Oct 2010

Colorectal cancer:
Effect of gender, age and deprivation on key performance indicators in a FOBT-based colorectal screening programme.
Steele RJ. Kostourou I. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser C.
Published: June 2010
Journal of Medical Screening. 17(2): 68-74, Jun 2010

Colorectal cancer:
Rectal cancer survival in the Nordic countries and Scotland.
Folkesson J. Engholm G. Ehrnrooth E. Kejs AM. Pahlman L. Harling H. Wibe A. Gaard M. Porvaldur J. Tryggvadottir L. Brewster DH. Hakulinen T. Storm HH.
Published: November 2009
International Journal of Cancer. 125(10): 2406-2412, Nov 2009

Colorectal cancer:
Results from the first three rounds of the Scottish demonstration pilot of FOBT screening for colorectal cancer.
Steele RJC. McClements PL. Libby G. Black R. Morton C. Birrell J. Mowat NAG. Wilson JA. Kenicer M.Carey FA. Fraser CG.
Published: April 2009
Gut. 58(4): 530-535, Apr 2009

Colorectal cancer:
Colorectal cancer survival in the Nordic countries and the United Kingdom: excess mortality risk analysis of 5 year relative period survival in the period 1999 to 2000.
Engholm G. Kejs AMT. Brewster DH. Gaard M. Holmberg L. Hartley R. Iddenden R. Moller H. Sankila R.Thomson CS. Storm HH.
Published: September 2007
International Journal of Cancer. 121(5): 1115-1122, Sep 2007

Endocrine cancer:
European disparities in malignant digestive endocrine tumours survival.
Lepage C. Ciccolallo L. De Angelis R. Bouvier AM. Faivre J. Gatta G. Aareleid T. Hedelin G. Velten M. Launoy G. Ziegler H. Tryggvadottir L. Berrino F. Allemani C. Baili P. Lucca F. Micheli A. Sant M. Sowe S. Zigon G. Crosignani P. Contiero P. Conti E. Paci E. Crocetti E. De Lisi V. Serventi L. Falcini F. Zanetti R. Patriarca S. Rosso S. Capocaccia R. Carrani E. Roazzi P. Santaquilani M. Grande E. Inghelmann R. Simonetti A. Tavilla A. Francisci S. Verdecchia A. Langmark F. Andersen A. Rachtan J. Zwierko M. Plesko I. Obsitnikova A. Pompe-Kirn V. Maja PZ. Izarzugaza I. Ardanaz E. Moreno C. Jundt G. Lutz J.M. Bouchardy C. Godward S. Williams EMI. Forman D. Verne J. Moller H. Bell J. Botha H. Lawrence G. Black RJ. Brewster DH. Steward JA.
Published: June 2010
International Journal of Cancer. 126(12): 2928-2934, Jun 2010

Female genital organs cancer:
Influence of HPV type on prognosis in patients diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer.
Cuschieri K. Brewster DH. Graham C. Nicoll S. Williams AR. Murray GI. Millan D. Johannessen I. Hardie A. Cubie HA.
Published: December 2014
International Journal of Cancer. 135(11): 2721-2726, Dec 2014

Female genital organs cancer:
High uptake of HPV immunisation in Scotland: perspectives on maximising uptake.
Potts A. Sinka K. Love J. Gordon R. McLean S. Malcolm W. Ross D. Donaghy M.
Published: September 2013
Eurosurveillance. 18(39): 4, Sep 2013

Female genital organs cancer:
Achieving high and equitable coverage of adolescent HPV vaccine in Scotland.
Sinka K. Kavanagh K. Gordon R. Love J. Potts A. Donaghy M. Robertson C.
Published: August 2013
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi: 10.1136/jech-2013-202620, Aug 2013

Female genital organs cancer:
Second primary malignancies among women with uterine sarcoma.
Koivisto-Korander R. Scelo G. Ferro G. Mellemkjaer L. Hemminki K. Weiderpass E. Tamaro S. Pompe-Kirn V. Tracey E. Brewster DH. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Kee-Seng C. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Brennan P. Straif K. Pukkala E.
Published: July 2012
Gynecologic Oncology. 126(1): 30-35, Jul 2012

Female genital organs cancer:
Distribution of HPV types associated with cervical cancers in Scotland and implications for the impact of HPV vaccines.
Cuschieri K. Brewster DH. Williams ARW. Millan D. Murray G. Nicoll S. Imrie J. Hardie A. Graham C. Cubie HA.
Published: March 2010
British Journal of Cancer. 102(5): 930-932, Mar 2010

Female genital organs cancer:
Cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality among women with a history of endometrial cancer.
Wild SH. Bryden JR. Lee RJ. Bishop JL. Finlayson AR. Byrne CD. Brewster DH.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(11): 1747-1749, Jun 2007

Female genital organs cancer:
Cervical screening for women with learning disability: current practice and attitudes within primary care in Edinburgh.
Wood R. Douglas M.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Learning Disabilities. 35(2): 84-92, Jun 2007

Female genital organs cancer:
Second primary malignancies in females with primary fallopian tube cancer.
Riska A. Pukkala E. Scelo G. Mellemkjaer L. Hemminki K. Weiderpass E. McBride ML. Pompe-Kirn V. Tracey E. Brewster DH. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Kee-Seng C. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Boffetta P. Brennan P.
Published: May 2007
International Journal of Cancer. 120(9): 2047-2051, May 2007

Head and neck cancer:
Effect of HPV on head and neck cancer patient survival, by region and tumor site: a comparison of 1362 cases across three continents.
D`Souza G. Anantharaman D. Gheit T. Abedi-Ardekani B. Beachler D.C. Conway DI. Olshan AF. Wunsch-Filho V. Toporcov TN. Ahrens W. Wisniewski K. Merletti F. Boccia S. Tajara EH. Zevallos J.P. Levi JE. Weissler MC. Wright S. Scelo G. Mazul AL. Tommasino M. Brennan P.
Published: November 2016
Oral Oncology. 62: 20-27, Nov 2016

Head and neck cancer:
Completeness of primary intracranial tumour recording in the Scottish Cancer Registry 2011-2012.
Morling JR. Grant R. Brewster DH.
Published: November 2016
Public Health. 140: 278-281, Nov 2016

Head and neck cancer:
Trends of oral cavity, oropharyngeal and laryngeal cancer incidence in Scotland (1975-2012): a socioeconomic perspective.
Purkayastha M. McMahon AD. Gibson J. Conway DI.
Published: October 2016
Oral Oncology. 61: 70-75, Oct 2016

Head and neck cancer:
Genome-wide association analyses identify new susceptibility loci for oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer.
Lesseur C. Diergaarde B. Olshan AF. Wunsch-Filho V. Ness AR. Liu G. Lacko M. Eluf-Neto J. Franceschi S. Lagiou P. Macfarlane GJ. Richiardi L. Boccia S. Polesel J. Kjaerheim K. Zaridze D. Johansson M. Menezes AM. Curado MP. Robinson M. Ahrens W. Canova C. Znaor A. Castellsague X. Conway DI. Holcatova I. Mates D. Vilensky M. Healy CM. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Fabianova E. Lissowska J. Grandis JR. Weissler MC. Tajara EH. Nunes FD. de Carvalho MB. Thomas S. Hung RJ. Peters WHM. Herrero R. Cadoni G. Bueno-de-Mesquita HB. Steffen A. Agudo A. Shangina O. Xiao X. Gaborieau V. Chabrier A. Anantharaman D. Boffetta P. Amos CI. McKay JD. Brennan P.
Published: October 2016
Nature Genetics. 48: 1544–1550, Oct 2016

Head and neck cancer:
Mouthwash use and associated head and neck cancer risk.
Wilson G. Conway DI.
Published: March 2016
Evidence-Based Dentistry. 17(1): 8-9, Mar 2016

Head and neck cancer:
Worldwide inverse association between gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma suggesting a common environmental factor exerting opposing effects.
Derakhshan MH. Arnold M. Brewster DH. Going JJ. Mitchell DR. Forman D. McColl KE.
Published: February 2016
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 111(2): 228-239, Feb 2016

Head and neck cancer:
Assessment and prevention of behavioural and social risk factors associated with oral cancer: protocol for a systematic review of clinical guidelines and systematic reviews to inform primary care dental professionals.
Mathur S. Conway DI. Worlledge-Andrew H. Macpherson LMD. Ross AJ.
Published: December 2015
Systematic Reviews. 4: 184, Dec 2015

Head and neck cancer:
Estimating and explaining the effect of education and income on head and neck cancer risk: INHANCE consortium pooled analysis of 31 case-control studies from 27 countries.
Conway DI. Brenner DR. McMahon AD. Macpherson LMD. Agudo A. Ahrens W. Bosetti C. Brenner H. Castellsague X. Chen C. Curado MP. Curioni OA. Maso LD. Daudt AW. De Gois Filho JF. D`Souza G. Edefonti V. Fabianova E. Fernandez L. Franceschi S. Gillison M. Hayes RB. Healy C.. Herrero R. Holcatova I. Jayaprakash V. Kelsey K. Kjaerheim K. Koifman S. La Vecchia C. Lagiou P. Lazarus P. Levi F. Lissowska J. Luce D. Macfarlane T.V. Mates D. Matos E. McClean M. Menezes AM. Menvielle G. Merletti F. Morgenstern H. Moysich K. Muller H. Muscat J. Olshan AF. Purdue MP. Ramroth H. Richiardi L. Rudnai P. Schantz S. Schwartz SM. Shangina O. Simonato L. Smith E. Stucker I. Sturgis EM. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Talamini R. Thomson P. Vaughan TL. Wei Q. Winn DM. Wunsch-Filho V. Yu GP. Zhang ZF. Zheng T. Znaor A. Boffetta P. Chuang SC. Ghodrat M. Lee YCA. Hashibe M. Brennan P.
Published: March 2015
International Journal of Cancer. 136(5): 1125-1139, Mar 2015

Head and neck cancer:
Risk factors for head and neck cancer in young adults: a pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium.
Toporcov TN. Znaor A. Zhang ZF. Yu GP. Winn DM. Wei Q. Vilensky M. Vaughan T. Thomson P. Talamini R. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Sturgis EM. Smith E. Shangina O. Schwartz SM. Schantz S. Rudnai P. Richiardi L. Ramroth H. Purdue MP. Olshan AF. Eluf-Neto J. Muscat J. Moyses RA. Morgenstern H. Menezes A. McClean M. Matsuo K. Mates D. Macfarlane TV. Lissowska J. Levi F. Lazarus P. Vecchia CL. Lagiou P. Koifman S. Kjaerheim K. Kelsey K. Holcatova I. Herrero R. Healy C. Hayes RB. Franceschi S. Fernandez L. Fabianova E. Daudt AW. Curioni OA. Maso LD. Curado MP. Conway DI. Chen C. Castellsague X. Canova C. Cadoni G. Brennan P. Boccia S. Antunes JLF. Ahrens W. Agudo A. Boffetta P. Hashibe M. Lee YCA. Filho VW.
Published: February 2015
International Journal of Epidemiology. 44(1): 169-185, Feb 2015

Head and neck cancer:
Adult height and head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis within the INHANCE Consortium.
Leoncini E. Ricciardi W. Cadoni G. Arzani D. Petrelli L. Paludetti G. Brennan P. Luce D. Stucker I. Matsuo K. Talamini R. La Vecchia C. Olshan AF. Winn DM. Herrero R. Franceschi S. Castellsague X. Muscat J. Morgenstern H. Zhang Z-F. Levi F. Dal Maso L. Kelsey K. McClean M. Vaughan TL. Lazarus P. Purdue MP. Hayes RB. Chen C. Schwartz SM. Shangina O. Koifman S. Ahrens W. Matos E. Lagiou P. Lissowska J. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Fernandez L. Menezes A. Agudo A. Daudt AW. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Mates D. Betka J. Yu G-P. Schantz S. Simonato L. Brenner H. Conway DI. Macfarlane TV. Thomson P. Fabianova E. Znaor A. Rudnai P. Healy C. Boffetta P. Chuang SC. Lee YCA. Hashibe M. Boccia S.
Published: January 2014
European Journal of Epidemiology. 29(1): 35-48, Jan 2014

Head and neck cancer:
Using prior information from the medical literature in GWAS of oral cancer identifies novel susceptibility variant on chromosome 4: the AdAPT method.
Johansson M. Roberts A. Chen D. Li Y. Delahaye-Sourdeix M. Aswani N. Greenwood MA. Benhamou S. Lagiou P. Holcátová I. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsagué X. Macfarlane TV. Barzan L. Canova C. Thakker NS. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy CM. Ahrens W. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Fabiánová E. Mates IN. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Curado MP. Koifman S. Menezes A. Wünsch-Filho V. Eluf-Neto J. Boffetta P. Franceschi S. Herrero R. Fernandez Garrote L. Talamini R. Boccia S. Galan P. Vatten L. Thomson P. Zelenika D. Lathrop M. Byrnes G. Cunningham H. Brennan P. Wakefield J. McKay JD.
Published: May 2012
PLoS ONE. 7(5): e36888, May 2012

Head and neck cancer:
Diet and the risk of head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium.
Chuang SC. Jenab M. Heck JE. Bosetti C. Talamini R. Matsuo K. Castellsague X. Franceschi S. Herrero R. Winn DM. La Vecchia C. Morgenstern H. Zhang ZF. Levi F. Dal Maso L. Kelsey K. McClean MD. Vaughan T. Lazarus P. Muscat J. Ramroth H. Chen C. Schwartz SM. Eluf-Neto J. Hayes RB. Purdue M. Boccia S. Cadoni G. Zaridze D. Koifman S. Curado MP. Ahrens W. Benhamou S. Matos E. Lagiou P. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Olshan AF. Fernandez L. Menezes A. Agudo A. Daudt AW. Merletti F. Macfarlane GJ. Kjaerheim K. Mates D. Holcatova I. Schantz S. Yu GP. Simonato L. Brenner H. Mueller H. Conway DI. Thomson P. Fabianova E. Znaor A. Rudnai P. Healy CM. Ferro G. Brennan P. Boffetta P. Hashibe M.
Published: January 2012
Cancer Causes and Control. 23(1): 69-88, Jan 2012

Head and neck cancer:
Interventions for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: surgical treatment.
Bessell A. Glenny AM. Furness S. Clarkson JE. Oliver R. Conway DI. Macluskey M. Pavitt S. Sloan P. Worthington HV.
Published: September 2011
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (9): CD006205, Sep 2011

Head and neck cancer:
Sequence variants and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium.
Chuang SC. Agudo A. Ahrens W. Anantharaman D. Benhamou S. Boccia S. Chen C. Conway DI. Fabianova E. Hayes RB. Healy CM. Holcatova I. Kjaerheim K. Lagiou P. Lazarus P. Macfarlane TV. Mahimkar MB. Mates D. Matsuo K. Merletti F. Metspalu A. Morgenstern H. Muscat J. Cadoni G. Olshan AF. Purdue M. Ramroth H. Rudnai P. Schwartz SM. Simonato L. Smith EM. Sturgis EM. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Talamini R. Thomson P. Wei Q. Zaridze D. Zhang ZF. Znaor A. Brennan P. Boffetta P. Hashibe M.
Published: July 2011
Frontiers in Oncology. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2011.00013, Jul 2011

Head and neck cancer:
High constant incidence rates of second primary cancers of the head and neck: a pooled analysis of 13 cancer registries.
Bosetti C. Scelo G. Chuang S.-C. Tonita JM. Tamaro S. Jonasson JG. Kliewer EV. Hemminki K. Weiderpass E. Pukkala E. Tracey E. Olsen JH. Pompe-Kirn V. Brewster DH. Martos C. Chia K.-S. Brennan P. Hashibe M. Levi F. La Vecchia C. Boffetta P.
Published: July 2011
International Journal of Cancer. 129(1): 173-179, Jul 2011

Head and neck cancer:
Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: chemotherapy.
Furness S. Glenny AM. Worthington HV. Pavitt S. Oliver R. Clarkson JE. Macluskey M. Chan KK. Conway DI.
Published: April 2011
Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. (4): CD006386, Apr 2011

Head and neck cancer:
Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapy.
Glenny AM. Furness S. Worthington HV. Conway DI. Oliver R. Clarkson JE. Macluskey M. Pavitt S. Chan KK. Brocklehurst P.
Published: December 2010
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (12): CD006387, Dec 2010

Head and neck cancer:
Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: chemotherapy.
Furness S. Glenny AM. Worthington HV. Pavitt S. Oliver R. Clarkson JE. Macluskey M. Chan KK. Conway DI.
Published: September 2010
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (9): CD006386, Sep 2010

Head and neck cancer:
Components of socioeconomic risk associated with head and neck cancer: a population-based case-control study in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Smith K. Black R. Robertson G. Devine J. McKinney PA.
Published: January 2010
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 48(1): 11-17, Jan 2010

Head and neck cancer:
Enhancing epidemiologic research on head and neck cancer: INHANCE: the international head and neck cancer epidemiology consortium.
Conway DI. Hashibe M. Boffetta P. Wunsch-Filho V. Muscat J. La Vecchia C. Winn DM.
Published: September 2009
Oral Oncology. 45(9): 743-746, Sep 2009

Head and neck cancer:
Socioeconomic factors influence selection and participation in a population-based case-control study of head and neck cancer in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Smith K. Taylord JC. McKinney P.
Published: November 2008
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 61(11): 1187-1193, Nov 2008

Head and neck cancer:
Risk of second primary cancer among patients with head and neck cancers: a pooled analysis of 13 cancer registries.
Chuang S-C. Scelo G. Tonita JM. Tamaro S. Jonasson JG. Kliewer EV. Hemminki K. Weiderpass E. Pukkala E. Tracey E. Friis S. Pompe-Kirn V. Brewster DH. Martos C. Chia K-S. Boffetta P. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: November 2008
International Journal of Cancer. 123(10): 2390-2396, Nov 2008

Head and neck cancer:
Socioeconomic inequalities and oral cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of case-control studies.
Conway DI. Petticrew M. Marlborough H. Berthiller J. Hashibe M. Macpherson LM.
Published: June 2008
International Journal of Cancer. 122(12): 2811-2819, Jun 2008

Head and neck cancer:
Risk of second primary cancer among esophageal cancer patients: a pooled analysis of 13 cancer registries.
Chuang S-C. Hashibe M. Scelo G. Brewster DH. Pukkala E. Friis S. Tracey E. Weiderpass E. Hemminki K. Tamaro S. Chia K-S. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Dresler CM. Boffetta P. Brennan P.
Published: June 2008
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 17(6): 1543-1549, Jun 2008

Head and neck cancer:
Nasopharyngeal cancer incidence and survival in Scotland, 1975-2001.
Anandan C. Elton R. Hitchings A. Brewster DH.
Published: February 2008
Clinical Otolaryngology. 33(1): 12-17, Feb 2008

Head and neck cancer:
Interventions for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: surgical treatment.
Oliver RJ. Clarkson JE. Conway DI. Glenny A. Macluskey M. Pavitt S. Sloan P. Worthington HV.
Published: October 2007
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (4): CD006205, Oct 2007

Head and neck cancer:
Characteristics of patients attending rapid access clinics during the West of Scotland Cancer Awareness Programme oral cancer campaign.
Rodgers J. Macpherson LM. Smith GL. Crighton AJ. Carton AT. Conway DI.
Published: June 2007
British Dental Journal. 202(11): E28, Jun 2007

Head and neck cancer:
Second primary cancers in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 13 cancer registries.
Scelo G. Boffetta P. Corbex M. Chia KS. Hemminki K. Friis S. Pukkala E. Weiderpass E. McBride ML. Tracey E. Brewster DH. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Brennan P.
Published: April 2007
Cancer Causes and Control. 18(3): 269-278, Apr 2007

Head and neck cancer:
Widening socio-economic inequalities in oral cancer incidence in Scotland, 1976-2002.
Conway DI. Brewster DH. McKinney PA. Stark J. McMahon AD. Macpherson LMD.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 818-820, Mar 2007

Head and neck cancer:
Associations between ocular melanoma and other primary cancers: an international population-based study.
Scelo G. Boffetta P. Autier P. Hemminki K. Pukkala E. Olsen JH. Weiderpass E. Tracey E. Brewster DH. McBride ML. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Pompe-Kirn V. Chia KS. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Giblin M. Brennan P.
Published: January 2007
International Journal of Cancer. 120(1): 152-159, Jan 2007

Kidney cancer:
A randomized, double-blind phase II study evaluating cediranib versus cediranib and saracatinib in patients with relapsed metastatic clear-cell renal cancer (COSAK).
Powles T. Brown J. Larkin J. Jones R. Ralph C. Hawkins R. Chowdhury S. Boleti E. Bhal A. Fife K. Webb A. Crabb S. Geldart T. Hill R. Dunlop J. Hall PE. McLaren D. Ackerman C. Beltran L. Nathan P.
Published: May 2016
Annals of Oncology. 27(5):880-886, May 2016

Leukaemias:
Survival variations by country and age for lymphoid and myeloid malignancies in Europe 2000-2007: results of EUROCARE-5 population-based study.
De Angelis R. Minicozzi P. Sant M. Dal Maso L. Brewster D.H. Osca-Gelis G. Visser O. Maynadie M. Marcos-Gragera R. Troussard X. Agius D. Roazzi P. Meneghinia E. Monnereau A.
Published: October 2015
European Journal of Cancer. 51(15): 2254-2268, Oct 2015

Leukaemias:
Genome-wide association study of classical Hodgkin lymphoma and Epstein-Barr virus status-defined subgroups.
Urayama KY. Jarrett RF. Hjalgrim H. Diepstra A. Kamatani Y. Chabrier A. Gaborieau V. Boland A. Nieters A. Becker N. Foretova L. Benavente Y. Maynadié M. Staines A. Shield L. Lake A. Montgomery D. Taylor M. Smedby KE. Amini RM. Adami HO. Glimelius B. Feenstra B. Nolte IM. Visser L. van Imhoff GW. Lightfoot T. Cocco P. Kiemeney L. Vermeulen SH. Holcatova I. Vatten L. Macfarlane GJ. Thomson P. Conway DI. Benhamou S. Agudo A. Healy CM. Overvad K. Tjønneland A. Melin B. Canzian F. Khaw KT. Travis RC. Peeters PH. González CA. Quirós JR. Sánchez MJ. Huerta JM. Ardanaz E. Dorronsoro M. Clavel-Chapelon F. Bueno-de-Mesquita HB. Riboli E. Roman E. Boffetta P. de Sanjosé S. Zelenika D. Melbye M. van den Berg A. Lathrop M. Brennan P. McKay JD.
Published: February 2012
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 104(3): 240-253, Feb 2012

Leukaemias:
Risk of second malignant neoplasms after childhood leukemia and lymphoma: an international study.
Maule M. Scelo G. Pastore G. Brennan P. Hemminki K. Tracey E. Sankila R. Weiderpass E. Olsen JH.. McBride ML. Brewster DH. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Chia KS. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Merletti F. Boffetta P.
Published: May 2007
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 99(10): 790-800, May 2007

Liver cancer:
Type 2 diabetes, chronic liver disease and hepatocellular cancer: a national retrospective cohort study using linked routine data.
Wild SH. Morling JR. McAllister DA. Kerssens J. Fischbacher C. Parkes J. Roderick PJ. Sattar N. Byrne CD.
Published: January 2016
Journal of Hepatology. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.01.014. Jan 2016

Liver cancer:
Increasing survival of hepatocellular carcinoma patients in Scotland: a review of national cancer registry data.
Dunbar JK. Dillon J. Garden OJ. Brewster DH.
Published: April 2013
HPB. 15(4): 279-285, Apr 2013

Liver cancer:
The relationship between hospital volume and post-operative mortality rates for upper gastrointestinal cancer resections: Scotland 1982-2003.
Skipworth RJE. Parks RW. Stephens NA. Graham C. Brewster DH. Garden OJ. Paterson-Brown S.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 36(2): 141-147, Feb 2010

Liver cancer:
Hepatocellular carcinoma: trends of incidence and survival in Europe and the United States at the end of the 20th century.
Simonetti A. Santi V. Trevisani F. Oberaigner W. Jechova M. Rousarova M. Storm H.H.. Aareleid T.Hakulinen T. Hedelin G. Tron I. Le Gall E. Launoy G. Mace-Lesech J. Faivre J. Chaplain G. Carli P.M. Danzon A. Tretarre B. Colonna M. Lacour B. Raverdy N. Berger C. Freycon F. Grosclaude P. Esteve J. Kaatsch P. Ziegler H. Holzel D. Schubert Fritschle G. Tryggvadottir L. Berrino F. Allemani C. Baili P. Ciccolallo L. Gatta G. Micheli A. Sant M. Taussig E. Capocaccia R. Carrani E. De Angelis R. Hartley S. Roazzi P. Santaquilani M. Tavilla A. Valente F. Verdecchia A. Ferretti S. Crosignani P. Contiero P. Ramazzotti V. Vercelli M. Quaglia A. Vitarelli S. Pannelli F. Mosciatti P. Federico M. Artioli M.E. Ponz De Leon M. Benatti P. De Lisi V. Serventi L.Zanetti R. Patriarca S. Magnani C. Pastore G. Gafa L. Tumino R. Falcini F. Budroni M. Paci E. Crocetti E. Zambon P. Guzzinati S. Dalmas M. Langmark F. Andersen A. Rachtan J. Bielska-Lasota M. Wronkowski Z. Zwierko M. Pinheiro PS. Pleko I. Obsitnikova A. Pompe-Kirn V. Izarzugaza I. Martinez-Garcia C. Garau I. Navarro C. Chirlaque MD. Ardanaz E. Moreno C. Galceran J. Torrella A. Peris-Bonet R. Barlow L. Moller T. Jundt G. Lutz JM. Usel M. Coebergh JWW. Van Der Does-Van Den Berg A. Visser O. Godward S. Coleman MP. Williams EMI. Forman D. Quinn MJ. Roche M. Edwards S. Stiller S. Verne J. Moller H. Bell J. Botha JL. Lawrence G .Black R. Brewster D. Steward JA.
Published: August 2007
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 102(8): 1661-1670, Aug 2007

Lung cancer:
Metformin and survival of people with type 2 diabetes and pleural mesothelioma: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
Wu H. Walker J. Damhuis RA. Brewster DH. Wild SH.
Published: September 2016
Lung Cancer. 99: 194-199, Sep 2016

Lung cancer:
An evaluation of the impact of large-scale interventions to raise public awareness of a lung cancer symptom.
Ironmonger L. Ohuma E. Ormiston-Smith N. Gildea C. Thomson CS. Peake MD.
Published: January 2015
British Journal of Cancer. 112(1): 207-216, Jan 2015

Lung cancer:
Occupational prestige, social mobility and the association with lung cancer in men.
Behrens T. Gross I. Siemiatycki J. Conway DI. Olsson A. Stucker I. Guida F. Jockel K.-H. Pohlabeln H. Ahrens W. Bruske I. Wichmann H.-E. Gustavsson P. Consonni D. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Simonato L. Fortes C. Parent M.-E. McLaughlin J. Demers P. Landi MT. Caporaso N. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Rudnai P. Lissowska J. Fabianova E. Tardon A. Field JK. Dumitru RS. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Kromhout H. Vermeulen R. Boffetta P. Straif K. Schuz J. Hovanec J. Kendzia B. Pesch B. Bruning T.
Published: January 2013
BMC Cancer. 16(1): 395, Jul 2016

Lung cancer:
Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Lung cancer:
Socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of lung and upper aero-digestive tract cancer by age, tumour subtype and sex: a population-based study in Scotland (2000-2007).
Sharpe KH. McMahon AD. McClements P. Watling C. Brewster DH. Conway DI.
Published: June 2012
Cancer Epidemiology. 36(3): e164-e170, Jun 2012

Lung cancer:
Risks of second primary cancer among patients with major histological types of lung cancers in both men and women.
Chuang SC. Scelo G. Lee YC. Friis S. Pukkala E. Brewster DH. Hemminki K. Tracey E. Weiderpass E. Tamaro S. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Chia KS. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Boffetta P. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: March 2010
British Journal of Cancer. 102(7): 1190-1195, Mar 2010

Lung cancer:
Improved survival from lung cancer in British Columbia compared to Scotland: are different treatment rates the whole story?
Erridge SC. Murray B. Williams L. Brewster D. Black R. Price A. Murray N. Sheehan F.
Published: June 2009
Lung Cancer. 64(3): 358-366, Jun 2009

Lung cancer:
Improved treatment and survival for lung cancer patients in south-east Scotland.
Erridge SC. Murray B. Price A. Ironside J. Little F. Mackean M. Walker W. Brewster DH. Black R. Fergusson RJ.
Published: May 2008
Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 3(5): 491-498, May 2008

Lung cancer:
A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25.
Hung RJ. McKay JD. Gaborieau V. Boffetta P. Hashibe M. Zaridze D. Mukeria A. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Rudnai P. Fabianova E. Mates D. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Chen C. Goodman G. Field JK. Liloglou T. Xinarianos G. Cassidy A. McLaughlin J. Liu G. Narod S. Krokan HE. Skorpen F. Elvestad MB. Hveem K. Vatten L. Linseisen J. Clavel-Chapelon F. Vineis P. Bueno-de-Mesquita HB. Lund E. Martinez C. Bingham S. Rasmuson T. Hainaut P. Riboli E. Ahrens W. Benhamou S. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Holcátová I. Merletti F. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Macfarlane G. Talamini R. Simonato L. Lowry R. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy C. Zelenika D. Boland A. Delepine M. Foglio M. Lechner D. Matsuda F. Blanche H. Gut I. Heath S. Lathrop M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2008
Nature. 452(7187): 633-637, Apr 2008

Lung cancer:
International comparisons of survival from lung cancer: pitfalls and warnings.
Erridge SC. Moller H. Price A. Brewster D.
Published: October 2007
Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. 4(10): 570-577, Oct 2007

Male genital organs cancer:
Population-based survival of penile cancer patients in Europe and the United States of America: no improvement since 1990.
Verhoeven RHA. Janssen-Heijnen MLG. Saum KU. Zanetti R. Caldarella A. Holleczek B. Brewster DH. Hakulinen T. Horenblas S. Brenner H. Gondos A.
Published: April 2013
European Journal of Cancer. 49(6): 1414-1421, Apr 2013

Male genital organs cancer:
Testicular cancer in Europe and the USA: survival still rising among older patients.
Verhoeven RH. Gondos A. Janssen-Heijnen ML. Saum KU. Brewster DH. Holleczek B. Crocetti E. Rosso S. Hakulinen T. Aareleid T. Brenner H.
Published: February 2013
Annals of Oncology. 24(2), 508-513, Feb 2013

Male genital organs cancer:
Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Male genital organs cancer:
Second malignancies among survivors of germ-cell testicular cancer: a pooled analysis between 13 cancer registries.
Richiardi L. Scelo G. Boffetta P. Hemminki K. Pukkala E. Olsen JH. Weiderpass E. Tracey E. Brewster DH. McBride ML. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Pompe-Kirn V. Kee-Seng C. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Brennan P.
Published: February 2007
International Journal of Cancer. 120(3): 623-631, Feb 2007

Oesophageal cancer:
Risk of oesophageal cancer among patients previously hospitalised with eating disorder.
Brewster DH., Nowell SL. Clark DN.
Published: March 2015
Cancer Epidemiology. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.02.009, Mar 2015

Oesophageal cancer:
The impact of operative approach for oesophageal cancer on outcome: the transhiatal approach may influence circumferential margin involvement.
Suttie SA. Nanthakumaran S. Mofidi R. Rapson T. Gilbert FJ. Thompson AM. Park KGM.
Published: February 2012
European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 38(2): 157-165, Feb 2012

Oesophageal cancer:
The relationship between hospital volume and post-operative mortality rates for upper gastrointestinal cancer resections: Scotland 1982-2003.
Skipworth RJE. Parks RW. Stephens NA. Graham C. Brewster DH. Garden OJ. Paterson-Brown S.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 36(2): 141-147, Feb 2010

Oesophageal cancer:
Hospital volume does not influence long-term survival of patients undergoing surgery for oesophageal or gastric cancer.
Thompson AM. Rapson T. Gilbert FJ. Park KGM.
Published: May 2007
British Journal of Surgery. 94(5): 578-584, May 2007

Pancreatic cancer:
The relationship between hospital volume and post-operative mortality rates for upper gastrointestinal cancer resections: Scotland 1982-2003.
Skipworth RJE. Parks RW. Stephens NA. Graham C. Brewster DH. Garden OJ. Paterson-Brown S.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 36(2): 141-147, Feb 2010

Prostate cancer:
Life after prostate cancer diagnosis: protocol for a UK-wide patient-reported outcomes study.
Downing A. Wright P. Wagland R. Watson E. Kearney T. Mottram R. Allen M. Cairnduff V. McSorley O, Butcher H. Hounsome L. Donnelly C. Selby P. Kind P. Cross W. Catto JWH. Huws D. Brewster DH. McNair E. Matheson L. Rivas C. Nayoan J. Horton M Corner J. Verne J. Gavin A. Glaser AW.
Published: December 2016
BMJ Open. 6: e013555, Dec 2016

Prostate cancer:
Risk of hospitalization and death following prostate biopsy in Scotland.
Brewster DH. Fischbacher CM. Nolan J. Nowell S. Redpath D. Nabi G.
Published: October 2016
Public Health. 142: 102-110, Oct 2016

Prostate cancer:
Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Skin cancer:
Seasonal variation in diagnosis of invasive cutaneous melanoma in Eastern England and Scotland.
Walter FM. Abel GA. Lyratzopoulos G. Melia J. Greenberg D. Brewster DH. Butler H. Corrie PG. Campbell C.
Published: August 2015
Cancer Epidemiology. 39(4): 554-561, Aug 2015

Skin cancer:
Population-based estimates of the occurrence of multiple vs first primary basal cell carcinomas in 4 European regions.
de Vries E. Micallef R. Brewster DH. Gibbs JH. Flohil SC. Saksela O. Sankila R. Forrest AD. Trakatelli M. Coebergh JWW. Proby CM.
Published: March 2012
Archives of Dermatology. 148(3): 347-354, Mar 2012

Skin cancer:
Risk of skin cancer after neonatal phototherapy: retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Tucker JS. Fleming M. Morris C. Stockton DL. Lloyd DJ. Bhattacharya S. Chalmers JWT.
Published: October 2010
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95(10): 826-831, Oct 2010

Skin cancer:
Trends in skin cancer incidence by socioeconomic position in Scotland, 1978-2004.
Doherty VR. Brewster DH. Jensen S. Gorman D.
Published: May 2010
British Journal of Cancer. 102(11): 1661-1664, May 2010

Skin cancer:
Left-sided excess of invasive cutaneous melanoma in six countries.
Brewster DH. Horner M-JD. Rowan S. Jelfs P. de Vries E. Pukkala E.
Published: December 2007
European Journal of Cancer. 43(18): 2634-2637, Dec 2007

Skin cancer:
Does solar exposure, as indicated by the non-melanoma skin cancers, protect from solid cancers: vitamin D as a possible explanation.
Tuohimaa P. Pukkala E. Scelo G. Olsen JH. Brewster DH. Hemminki K. Tracey E. Weiderpass E. Kliewer EV. Pompe-Kirn V. McBride ML. Martos C. Chia K.-S. Tonita JM. Jonasson JG. Boffetta P. Brennan P.
Published: July 2007
European Journal of Cancer. 43(11): 1701-1712, Jul 2007

Skin cancer:
Recent trends in incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers in the East of Scotland, 1992-2003.
Brewster DH. Bhatti LA. Inglis JHC. Nairn ER. Doherty VR.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Dermatology. 156(6): 1295-1300, Jun 2007

Skin cancer:
Changes in the site distribution of malignant melanoma in south east Scotland (1979-2002).
Mowbray M. Stockton DL. Doherty VR.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 832-835, Mar 2007

Stomach cancer:
Worldwide inverse association between gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma suggesting a common environmental factor exerting opposing effects.
Derakhshan MH. Arnold M. Brewster DH. Going JJ. Mitchell DR. Forman D. McColl KE.
Published: February 2016
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 111(2): 228-239, Feb 2016

Stomach cancer:
The relationship between hospital volume and post-operative mortality rates for upper gastrointestinal cancer resections: Scotland 1982-2003.
Skipworth RJE. Parks RW. Stephens NA. Graham C. Brewster DH. Garden OJ. Paterson-Brown S.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 36(2):141-147, Feb 2010

Stomach cancer:
Hospital volume does not influence long-term survival of patients undergoing surgery for oesophageal or gastric cancer.
Thompson AM. Rapson T. Gilbert FJ. Park KGM.
Published: May 2007
British Journal of Surgery. 94(5): 578-584, May 2007

Testicular cancer:
A population-based case-control study on social factors and risk of testicular germ cell tumours.
Schmeisser N. Conway DI. Stang A. Jahn I. Stegmaier C. Baumgardt-Elms C. Jöckel KH. Behrens T. Ahrens W.
Published: September 2013
BMJ Open. 3(9): e003833, Sep 2013

Testicular cancer:
Testicular cancer in Europe and the USA: survival still rising among older patients.
Verhoeven RH. Gondos A. Janssen-Heijnen ML. Saum KU. Brewster DH. Holleczek B. Crocetti E. Rosso S. Hakulinen T. Aareleid T. Brenner H.
Published: February 2013
Annals of Oncology. 24(2), 508-513, Feb 2013

Testicular cancer:
Second malignancies among survivors of germ-cell testicular cancer: a pooled analysis between 13 cancer registries.
Richiardi L. Scelo G. Boffetta P. Hemminki K. Pukkala E. Olsen JH. Weiderpass E. Tracey E. Brewster DH. McBride ML. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Pompe-Kirn V. Kee-Seng C. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Brennan P.
Published: February 2007
International Journal of Cancer. 120(3): 623-631, Feb 2007


Child health


Linking routinely collected social work, education and health data to enable monitoring of the health and health care of school-aged children in state care (looked after children) in Scotland: a national demonstration project.
Clark DN. King A. Sharpe K. Connelly G. Elliott L. Macpherson LMD. McMahon AD. Milligan I. Wilson P. Conway DI. Wood R.
Published: September 2017
Public Health. 150. 101-111, Sep 2017

Estimating numbers of children with cerebral palsy: a call to action.
Wood R.
Published: June 2017
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13491, Jun 2017

International incidence of childhood cancer, 2001-10: a population-based registry study.
Steliarova-Foucher E. Colombet M. Ries LAG. Moreno F. Dolya A. Bray F. Hesseling P. Shin HY. Stiller CA. … Brewster DH. et al
Published: June 2017
The Lancet Oncology. 18(6): 719-731, Jun 2017

Month of conception and learning disabilities: a record-linkage study of 801,592 children.
MacKay DF. Smith GCS. Cooper S-A. Wood R. King A. Clark DN. Pell JP.
Published: October 2016
American Journal of Epidemiology. 184(7): 485-493, Oct 2016

A comparison of Child Health Programmes recommended for preschool children in selected high-income countries.
Wood R. Blair M.
Published: September 2014
Child: Care, Health and Development. 40(5): 640-53, Sep 2014

Informing the ‘early years’ agenda in Scotland: understanding infant feeding patterns using linked datasets.
Ajetunmobi O. Whyte B. Chalmers J. Fleming M. Stockton D. Wood R.
Published: October 2013
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202718, Oct 2013

Subsequent mortality experience in five-year survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer in Scotland: a population based, retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Clark D. Hopkins L. Bauer J. Wild SH. Edgar AB. Wallace WH.
Published: October 2013
European Journal of Cancer. 49(15): 3274-3283, Oct 2013

Facial injuries in Scotland 2001-2009: epidemiological and sociodemographic determinants.
Rhouma O. McMahon AD. Conway DI. Armstrong M. Welbury R. Goodall C.
Published: April 2013
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 51(3): 211-216, Apr 2013

Obstetric factors and different causes of special educational need: retrospective cohort study of 407,503 schoolchildren.
Mackay DF. Smith GC. Dobbie R. Cooper SA. Pell JP
Published: February 2013
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 120(3): 297-307, Feb 2013

General practitioner provision of preventive child health care: analysis of routine consultation data.
Wood R. Wilson P.
Published: August 2012
BMC Family Practice. 13: 73, Aug 2012

Moving from a universal to targeted child health programme: which children receive enhanced care? A population-based study using routinely available data.
Wood R. Stockton D. Brown H.
Published: August 2012
Child: Care, Health and Development. doi 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2012.01423.x, Aug 2012

Predicting language change between 3 and 5 years and its implications for early identification.
Law J. Rush R. Anandan C. Cox M. Wood R.
Published: July 2012
Pediatrics. 130(1): e132-e137, Jul 2012

Deprivation and infant feeding at birth.
Ajetunmobi O. Whyte B.
Published: May 2012
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 97(Supplement 1): A183-A186, May 2012

Trends in the coverage of `universal` child health reviews: observational study using routinely available data.
Wood R. Stirling A. Nolan C. Chalmers J. Blair M.
Published: March 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000759, Mar 2012

Second malignancies after childhood noncentral nervous system solid cancer: results from 13 cancer registries.
Maule M. Scelo G. Pastore G. Brennan P. Hemminki K. Olsen J.H. Tracey E. Pukkala E. Weiderpass E. Brewster DH. Tamaro S. Chia K.-S. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Merletti F. Boffetta P.
Published: October 2011
International Journal of Cancer. 129(8): 1940-1952, Oct 2011

The epidemiology of oro-nasal haemorrhage and suffocation in infants admitted to hospital in Scotland over 10 years.
McIntosh N. Mok JYQ. Margerison A. Armstrong L. Mathews A. Robertson AK. Street J. Sweeney S. Chalmers J.
Published: October 2010
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95(10): 810-816, Oct 2010

Risk of skin cancer after neonatal phototherapy: retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Tucker JS. Fleming M. Morris C. Stockton DL. Lloyd DJ. Bhattacharya S. Chalmers JWT.
Published: October 2010
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95(10): 826-831, Oct 2010

Childsmile: the national child oral health improvement programme in Scotland: part 1: establishment and development.
Macpherson LM. Ball GE. Brewster L. Duane B. Hodges CL. Wright W. Gnich W. Rodgers J. McCall DR. Turner S. Conway DI.
Published: July 2010
British Dental Journal. 209(2): 73-78, Jul 2010

Childsmile: the national child oral health improvement programme in Scotland. Part 2: monitoring and delivery.
Turner S. Brewster L. Kidd J. Gnich W. Ball GE. Milburn K. Pitts NB. Goold S. Conway DI. Macpherson LMD.
Published: July 2010
British Dental Journal. 209(2): 79-83, Jul 2010

Gestational age at delivery and special educational need: retrospective cohort study of 407,503 schoolchildren.
MacKay DF. Smith GCS. Dobbie R. Pell JP.
Published: June 2010
PLoS Med. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000289, Jun 2010

Services for children: emerging as a genuine priority within health policy at last?
Wood R.
Published: April 2009
Child: Care, Health and Development. 35(3): 289-292, Apr 2009

Targeting health visitor care: lessons from Starting Well.
Wright CM. Jeffrey S. Ross MK. Wallis L. Wood R.
Published: January 2009
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 94(1): 23-27, Jan 2009

Incidence of oronasal haemorrhage in infancy presenting to general practice in the UK.
McIntosh N. Chalmers J.
Published: December 2008
British Journal of General Practice. 58(557): 877-879, Dec 2008

The changing epidemiology of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Scotland.
Sommerfield T. Chalmers J. Youngson G. Heeley C. Fleming M. Thomson G.
Published: December 2008
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 93(12): 1007-1011, Dec 2008

Risk of second malignant neoplasms after childhood central nervous system malignant tumours: an international study.
Maule M. Scélo G. Pastore G. Brennan P. Hemminki K. Pukkala E. Weiderpass E. Olsen JH. Tracey E. McBride ML.Brewster DH. Pompe-Kirn V. Tonita JM. Kliewer EV. Chia KS. Jonasson JG. Martos C. Magnani C. Boffetta P.
Published: April 2008
European Journal of Cancer. 44(6): 830-839, Apr 2008

Dental caries in 5-year-old children attending multi-ethnic schools in Greater Glasgow: the impact of ethnic background and levels of deprivation.
Conway DI. Quarrell I. McCall DR. Gilmour H. Bedi R. Macpherson LM.
Published: September 2007
Community Dental Health. 24(3): 161-165, Sep 2007

Photographic assessment of fluorosis in children from naturally fluoridated Kungsbacka and non-fluoridated Halmstad, Sweden.
Macpherson LM. Conway DI. Gilmour WH. Petersson LG. Stephen KW.
Published: June 2007
Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 65(3): 149-155, Jun 2007

Risk of second malignant neoplasms after childhood leukemia and lymphoma: an international study.
Maule M. Scelo G. Pastore G. Brennan P. Hemminki K. Tracey E. Sankila R. Weiderpass E. Olsen JH.. McBride ML. Brewster DH. Pompe-Kirn V. Kliewer EV. Chia KS. Tonita JM. Martos C. Jonasson JG. Merletti F. Boffetta P.
Published: May 2007
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 99(10): 790-800, May 2007


Deaths


How do trends in mortality inequalities by deprivation and education in Scotland and England and Wales compare? A repeat cross-sectional study.
McCartney G. Popham F. Katikireddi SV. Walsh D. Schofield L.
Published: July 2017
BMJ Open. 7(7): e017590, Jul 2017

Effect of day of the week on short- and long-term mortality after emergency general surgery.
Gillies MA. Lone NI. Pearse RM. Haddow C. Smyth L. Parks RW. Walsh TS. Harrison EM.
Published: June 2017
British Journal of Surgery. 104(7): 936-945, Jun 2017

Risk-factors for methadone-specific deaths in Scotlands methadone-prescription clients between 2009 and 2013*.
Gao L. Dimitropoulou P. Robertson JR. McTaggart S. Bennie M. Bird SM.
Published: October 2016
Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 167: 214–223, Oct 2016

Dying younger in Scotland: trends in mortality and deprivation relative to England and Wales, 1981-2011.
Schofield L. Walsh D. Munoz-Arroyo R. McCartney G. Buchanan D. Lawder R. Armstrong M. Dundas R. Leyland AH.
Published: July 2016
Health and Place. 40: 106-115, Jul 2016

Life expectancy of different ethnic groups using death records linked to population census data for 4.62 million people in Scotland.
Gruer L. Cézard G. Clark E. Douglas A. Steiner M. Millard A. Buchanan D. Katikireddi SV. Sheikh A. Bhopal R.
Published: July 2016
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech-2016-207426, Jul 2016

Five-year mortality and hospital costs associated with surviving intensive care.
Lone NI. Gillies MA. Haddow C. Dobbie R. Rowan KM. Wild SH. Murray GD. Walsh TS.
Published: July 2016
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 194(2): 198-208, Jul 2016

Trends in type 2 diabetes incidence and mortality in Scotland between 2004 and 2013.
Read SH. Kerssens JJ. McAllister DA. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. McCrimmon RJ. McKnight JA. Petrie JR. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: July 2016
Diabetologia. doi: 10.1007/s00125-016-4054-9, Jul 2016

Identifying risk factors for progression to critical care admission and death among individuals with acute pancreatitis: a record linkage analysis of Scottish healthcare databases.
Mole DJ. Gungabissoon U. Johnston P. Cochrane L. Hopkins L. Wyper GMA. Skouras C. Dibben C. Sullivan F. Morris A. Ward HJT. Lawton AM. Donnan PT.
Published: June 2016
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011474, Jun 2016

Liver mortality attributable to chronic hepatitis C virus infection in Denmark and Scotland: using spontaneous resolvers as the benchmark comparator.
Innes H. Hutchinson SJ. Obel N. Christensen PB. Aspinall EJ. Goldberg D. Krarup H. McDonald SA. McLeod A. Weir A. Omland LH.
Published: May 2016
Hepatology. 63(5):1506-16, May 2016

Predictors of place of death in South West Scotland 2000–2010: retrospective cohort study.
Black H. Waugh C. Munoz-Arroyo R. Carnon A. Allan A. Clark D. Graham F. Isles C.
Published: February 2016
Palliative Medicine. doi: 10.1177/0269216315627122, Feb 2016

Pilot study linking primary care records to Census, cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality data in Scotland: feasibility, utility and potential.
Douglas A. Cézard G. Simpson CR. Steiner MFC. Bhopal R. Bansal N. Sheikh A. Ward HJT. Fischbacher CM.
Published: December 2015
Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv192, Dec 2015

Neonatal mortality amongst Scottish preterm singleton births (2001-2010): record linkage of maternity data and neonatal mortality data.
Magowan BA. Bain M. Thompson K. Conlon J.
Published: December 2015
Public Health. 129(12): 1597-1601, Dec 2015

Risk of respiratory hospitalization and death, readmission and subsequent mortality: Scottish health and ethnicity linkage study.
Bhopal R. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Simpson CR. Douglas A. Sheikh A.
Published: October 2015
European Journal of Public Health. 25(5): 769-774, Oct 2015

Is "excess" mortality in Glasgow an artefact of measurement?
Stanners G. Walsh D. McCartney G.
Published: June 2015
Public Health. 129(6): 684-90, Jun 2015

Always looking on the bright side of life? Exploring optimism and health in three UK post-industrial urban settings.
Walsh D. McCartney G. McCullough S. van der Pol M, Buchanan D. Jones R.
Published: June 2015
J Public Health (2015). doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv077, Jun 2015

Mortality related to novel psychoactive substances in Scotland, 2012: an exploratory study.
McAuley A. Hecht G. Barnsdale L. Thomson CS. Graham L. Priyadarshi S. Robertson JR.
Published: May 2015
International Journal of Drug Policy. 26(5): 461-467, May 2015

Understanding extreme mortality among prisoners: a national cohort study in Scotland using data linkage.
Graham L. Fischbacher CM. Stockton D. Fraser A. Fleming M. Greig K.
Published: February 2015
European Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku252, Feb 2015

Mortality and cause of death in a cohort of people who had ever injected drugs in Glasgow: 1982-2012.
Nambiar D. Weir A. Aspinall EJ. Stoove M. Hutchinson S. Dietze P. Waugh L. Goldberg DJ.
Published: February 2015
Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 147: 215-221, Feb 2015

Comparing Antonovsky`s sense of coherence scale across three UK post-industrial cities.
Walsh D. McCartney G. McCullough S. Buchanan D. Jones R.
Published: November 2014
BMJ Open. 4: e005792, Nov 2014

Comparison of mortality following hospitalisation for ulcerative colitis in Scotland between 1998-2000 and 2007-2009.
Ventham NT. Kennedy NA. Duffy A. Clark DN. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Nicholls RJ. Satsangi J.
Published: June 2014
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 39(12): 1387-1397, Jun 2014

Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study.
Dougall N. Lambert P. Maxwell M. Dawson A. Sinnott R. McCafferty S. Morris C. Clark D. Springbett A.
Published: April 2014
British Journal of Psychiatry. 204(4): 267-273, Apr 2014

Imminence of death among hospital inpatients: prevalent cohort study.
Clark D. Armstrong M. Allan A. Graham F. Carnon A. Isles C.
Published: March 2014
Palliative Medicine. doi:10.1177/0269216314526443, Mar 2014

Policy for home or hospice as the preferred place of death from cancer: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study population cohort shows challenges across all ethnic groups in Scotland.
Sharpe KH. Cezard G. Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Brewster DH.
Published: November 2013
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000485, Nov 2013

Subsequent mortality experience in five-year survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer in Scotland: a population based, retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Clark D. Hopkins L. Bauer J. Wild SH. Edgar AB. Wallace WH.
Published: October 2013
European Journal of Cancer. 49(15): 3274-3283, Oct 2013

Cause-specific mortality in Scottish patients with colorectal cancer with and without type 2 diabetes (2000-2007).
Walker JJ. Brewster DH. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. Wild SH.
Published: July 2013
Diabetologia. 56(7): 1531-1541, Jul 2013

Early death in those previously hospitalised for mental healthcare in Scotland: a nationwide cohort study, 1986–2010.
Ajetunmobi O. Taylor M. Stockton D. Wood R.
Published: July 2013
BMJ Open. 3(7): e002768, Jul 2013

Impact of the UK colorectal cancer screening pilot studies on incidence, stage distribution and mortality trends.
McClements PL. Madurasinghe V. Thomson CS. Fraser CG. Carey FA. Steele RJC. Lawrence G. Brewster DH.
Published: August 2012
Cancer Epidemiology. 36(4): e232-e242, Aug 2012

The impact of population-based faecal occult blood test screening on colorectal cancer mortality: a matched cohort study.
Libby G. Brewster DH. McClements PL. Carey FA. Black RJ. Birrell J. Fraser CG. Steele RJC.
Published: July 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 107(2): 255-259, Jul 2012

Mortality associated with traumatic injuries in the elderly: a population based study.
O`Neill S. Brady RR. Kerssens JJ. Parks RW
Published: May 2012
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 54(3): e426-30, May 2012

Nationwide linkage analysis in Scotland to assess mortality following hospital admission for Crohn`s disease: 1998-2000.
Kennedy NA. Clark DN. Bauer J. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Nicholls RJ. Satsangi J.
Published: January 2012
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 35(1): 142-153, Jan 2012

Gestational age patterns of fetal and neonatal mortality in Europe: results from the Euro-Peristat project.
Mohangoo AD. Buitendijk SE. Szamotulska K. Chalmers J. Irgens LM. Bolumar F. Nijhuis JG.. Zeitlin J.
Published: November 2011
PLoS ONE. 6(11): e24727, Nov 2011

Should we use total mortality rather than cancer specific mortality to judge cancer screening programmes? No.
Steele RJ. Brewster DH.
Published: October 2011
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6397, Oct 2011

Advanced maternal age and the risk of perinatal death due to intrapartum anoxia at term.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: August 2011
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65(3): 241-245, Aug 2011

Characteristics of patients dying within 30 days of diagnosis of breast or colorectal cancer in Scotland, 2003–2007.
Brewster DH. Clark DI. Stockton DL. Munro AJR. Steele JC
Published: January 2011
British Journal of Cancer. 104(1): 60-67, Jan 2011

Mortality for alcohol-related harm by country of birth in Scotland, 2000-2004: potential lessons for prevention.
Bhala N. Fischbacher C. Bhopal R.
Published: November 2010
Alcohol and Alcoholism. 45(6): 552-556, Nov 2010

Estimating mortality of people who have been in prison in Scotland.
Graham L. Fraser A. Fischbacher C. Stockton D. Fleming M. Grieg K.
Published: October 2010
Chief Scientist Office Focus on Research. Oct 2010

Change in long-term mortality associated with fractures of the hip: evidence from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Johnston AT. Barnsdale L. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD.
Published: July 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(7): 989-993, Jul 2010

Time of birth and risk of neonatal death at term: retrospective cohort study
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Mechan H. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: July 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c3498, Jul 2010

Nationwide linkage analysis in Scotland implicates age as the critical overall determinant of mortality in ulcerative colitis.
Nicholls RJ. Clark DN. Kelso L. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Hodgkins P. Satsangi J.
Published: June 2010
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 31(12): 1310-1321, Jun 2010

Does delay to theatre for medical reasons affect the peri-operative mortality in patients with a fracture of the hip?
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. McKeown DW.
Published: June 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(6): 835-841, Jun 2010

Cohort profile: the Scottish health surveys cohort: linkage of study participants to routinely collected records for mortality, hospital discharge, cancer and offspring birth characteristics in three nationwide studies.
Gray L. Batty GD. Craig P. Stewart C. Whyte B. Finlayson A. Leyland AH.
Published: April 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(2): 345-350, Apr 2010

What if cancer survival in Britain were the same as in Europe: how many deaths are avoidable?
Abdel-Rahman M. Stockton D. Rachet B. Hakulinen T. Coleman MP.
Published: December 2009
British Journal of Cancer. 101(Supplement 2): S115-S124, Dec 2009

Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records.
Gray R. Bonellie SR. Chalmers J. Greer I. Jarvis S. Kurinczuk JJ. Williams C.
Published: October 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b3754, Oct 2009

Rates of and factors associated with delivery-related perinatal death among term infants in Scotland.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: August 2009
JAMA. 302(6): 660-668, Aug 2009

Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in Scotland in relation to social inequalities: time trend study.
O`Flaherty M. Bishop J. Redpath A. McLaughlin T. Murphy D. Chalmers J. Capewell S.
Published: July 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b2613, Jul 2009

A population-based record linkage study of mortality in hepatitis C-diagnosed persons with or without HIV coinfection in Scotland.
McDonald SA. Hutchinson SJ. Bird SM. Mills PR. Dillon J. Bloor M. Robertson C. Donaghy M. Hayes P. Graham L. Goldberg DJ.
Published: June 2009
Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 18(3): 271-283, Jun 2009

Time trend in the risk of delivery-related perinatal and neonatal death associated with breech presentation at term.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: April 2009
International Journal of Epidemiology. 38(2): 490-498, Apr 2009

Early mortality after surgical fixation of hip fractures in the elderly: an analysis of data from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Finlayson DF. Gregori A.
Published: October 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90-B(10): 1357-1363, Oct 2008

Routine mortality monitoring for detecting mass murder in UK general practice: test of effectiveness using modelling.
Guthrie B. Love T. Kaye R. MacLeod M. Chalmers J.
Published: May 2008
British Journal of General Practice. 58(550): 311-317, May 2008

Variations in all cause and cardiovascular mortality by country of birth in Scotland, 1997-2003.
Fischbacher CM. Steiner M. Bhopal R. Chalmers J. Jamieson J. Knowles D. Povey C.
Published: November 2007
Scottish Medical Journal. 52(4): 5-10, Nov 2007

Cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality among women with a history of endometrial cancer.
Wild SH. Bryden JR. Lee RJ. Bishop JL. Finlayson AR. Byrne CD. Brewster DH.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(11): 1747-1749, Jun 2007

Maternal and biochemical predictors of antepartum stillbirth among nulliparous women in relation to gestational age of fetal death.
Smith GCS. Shah I. White IR. Pell JP. Crossley JA. Dobbie R.
Published: June 2007
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 114(6): 705-714, Jun 2007

Mortality from all causes and circulatory disease by country of birth in England and Wales 2001-2003.
Wild SH. Fischbacher C. Brock A. Griffiths C. Bhopal R.
Published: June 2007
Journal of Public Health. 29(2): 191-198, Jun 2007

Previous preeclampsia, preterm delivery, and delivery of a small for gestational age infant and the risk of unexplained stillbirth in the second pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study, Scotland, 1992-2001.
Smith GCS. Shah I. White IR. Pell JP. Dobbie R.
Published: January 2007
American Journal of Epidemiology. 165(2): 194-202, Jan 2007


Dental care


Assessment and prevention of behavioural and social risk factors associated with oral cancer: protocol for a systematic review of clinical guidelines and systematic reviews to inform primary care dental professionals.
Mathur S. Conway DI. Worlledge-Andrew H. Macpherson LMD. Ross AJ.
Published: December 2015
Systematic Reviews. 4: 184, Dec 2015

Improving child oral health: cost analysis of a national nursery toothbrushing programme.
Anopa Y. McMahon AD. Conway DI. Ball GE. McIntosh E. Macpherson LMD.
Published: August 2015
PLoS ONE. 10(8): e0136211, Aug 2015

Elimination of the Glasgow effect in levels of dental caries in Scotlands five-year-old children: 10 cross-sectional surveys (1994-2012).
Blair YI. McMahon AD. Gnich W. Conway DI. Macpherson LM.
Published: March 2015
BMC Public Health. 15: 212, Mar 2015

Extending dental nurses duties: a national survey investigating skill-mix in Scotlands child oral health improvement programme (Childsmile).
Gnich W. Deas L. Mackenzie S. Burns J. Conway DI.
Published: November 2014
BMC Oral Health. 14:137, Nov 2014

Oral health, dental care and mouthwash associated with upper aerodigestive tract cancer risk in Europe: the ARCAGE study.
Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Foraita R. Nelis M. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Bouchardy C. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Lee YCA. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Thomson P. McKinney PA. McMahon AD. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Metspalu A. Marron M. Hashibe M. Conway DI. Brennan P.
Published: June 2014
Oral Oncology. 50(6): 616-625, Jun 2014

National supervised toothbrushing program and dental decay in Scotland.
Macpherson LM. Anopa Y. Conway DI. McMahon AD.
Published: February 2013
Journal of Dental Research. 92(2): 109-13, Feb 2013

Risk factors for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in dental practice: a case-control study.
Molesworth AM. Smith AJ. Everington D. Ord F. Watt P. Will RG, Ward HJT.
Published: December 2012
British Dental Journal. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2012.1089, Dec 2012

Socioeconomic deprivation and NHS orthodontic treatment delivery in Scotland.
Ulhaq A. McMahon AD. Buchanan S. Goold S. Conway DI.
Published: August 2012
British Dental Journal. 213(4): E5, Aug 2012

Childsmile: the national child oral health improvement programme in Scotland: part 1: establishment and development.
Macpherson LM. Ball GE. Brewster L. Duane B. Hodges CL. Wright W. Gnich W. Rodgers J. McCall DR. Turner S. Conway DI.
Published: July 2010
British Dental Journal. 209(2): 73-78, Jul 2010

Childsmile: the national child oral health improvement programme in Scotland. Part 2: monitoring and delivery.
Turner S. Brewster L. Kidd J. Gnich W. Ball GE. Milburn K. Pitts NB. Goold S. Conway DI. Macpherson LMD.
Published: July 2010
British Dental Journal. 209(2): 79-83, Jul 2010

Dental caries in 5-year-old children attending multi-ethnic schools in Greater Glasgow: the impact of ethnic background and levels of deprivation.
Conway DI. Quarrell I. McCall DR. Gilmour H. Bedi R. Macpherson LM.
Published: September 2007
Community Dental Health. 24(3): 161-165, Sep 2007

Characteristics of patients attending rapid access clinics during the West of Scotland Cancer Awareness Programme oral cancer campaign.
Rodgers J. Macpherson LM. Smith GL. Crighton AJ. Carton AT. Conway DI.
Published: June 2007
British Dental Journal. 202(11): E28, Jun 2007

Photographic assessment of fluorosis in children from naturally fluoridated Kungsbacka and non-fluoridated Halmstad, Sweden.
Macpherson LM. Conway DI. Gilmour WH. Petersson LG. Stephen KW.
Published: June 2007
Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 65(3): 149-155, Jun 2007

Widening socio-economic inequalities in oral cancer incidence in Scotland, 1976-2002.
Conway DI. Brewster DH. McKinney PA. Stark J. McMahon AD. Macpherson LMD.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 818-820, Mar 2007


Diabetes


Using large diabetes databases for research.
Wild S. Fischbacher C. McKnight J.
Published: September 2016
Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 10(5): 1073-1078, Sep 2016

Cohort profile: Scottish Diabetes Research Network type 1 bioresource study (SDRNT1BIO).
Akbar T. McGurnaghan S. Palmer CNA. Livingstone SJ. Petrie J. Chalmers J. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Pearson DWM. Patrick AW. Walker J. Looker HC. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher C. MacRury S. Collier A. Thekkepat S. Green F. Shepherd B. Carr F. Lahnsteiner E.
Published: September 2016
International Journal of Epidemiology. doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw152, Sep 2016

Metformin and survival of people with type 2 diabetes and pleural mesothelioma: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
Wu H. Walker J. Damhuis RA. Brewster DH. Wild SH.
Published: September 2016
Lung Cancer. 99: 194-199, Sep 2016

Matched population-based study examining the risk of type 2 diabetes in people with and without diagnosed hepatitis C virus infection.
Schnier C. Wild S. Kurdi Z. Povey C. Goldberg DJ. Hutchinson SJ.
Published: August 2016
Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 23(8): 596-605, Aug 2016

Trends in type 2 diabetes incidence and mortality in Scotland between 2004 and 2013.
Read SH. Kerssens JJ. McAllister DA. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. McCrimmon RJ. McKnight JA. Petrie JR. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: July 2016
Diabetologia. doi: 10.1007/s00125-016-4054-9, Jul 2016

Type 2 diabetes and risk of hospital admission or death for chronic liver diseases.
Wild SH. Morling JR. McAllister DA. Kerssens J. Fischbacher C. Parkes J. Roderick PJ. Sattar N. Byrne CD.
Published: June 2016
Journal of Hepatology. 64(6): 1358-1364), Jun 2016

Ethnicity and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD): 4.8 year follow-up of patients with type 2 diabetes living in Scotland.
Malik MO. Govan L. Petrie JR. Ghouri N. Leese G. Fischbacher C. Colhoun H. Philip S. Wild S., McCrimmon R. Sattar N. Lindsay RS.
Published: April 2015
Diabetologia. 58(4): 716-725, Apr 2015

Factors associated with statin treatment for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people within 2 years following diagnosis of diabetes in Scotland, 2006-2008.
Jones NRV. Fischbacher CM. Guthrie B. Leese G. Lindsay RS. Mcknight JA. Pearson D. Philip S. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: June 2014
Diabetic Medicine. 31(6): 640-646, Jun 2014

Ethnic differences in glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus living in Scotland.
Negandhi PH. Ghouri N. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Petrie J. Philip S. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: December 2013
PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083292, Dec 2013

Type 2 diabetes, socioeconomic status and risk of cancer in Scotland 2001-2007.
Walker JJ. Brewster DH. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Philip S. Sattar N. Stockton DL. Wild SH.
Published: August 2013
Diabetologia. 56(8): 1712-1715, Aug 2013

Cause-specific mortality in Scottish patients with colorectal cancer with and without type 2 diabetes (2000-2007).
Walker JJ. Brewster DH. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. Wild SH.
Published: July 2013
Diabetologia. 56(7): 1531-1541, Jul 2013

Evaluation of discharge coding for paediatric diabetic ketoacidosis.
Phillips RL. Noyes KJ. Bath LE. Fischbacher CM. Wild SH.
Published: June 2013
Diabetic Medicine. 30(6): 760-761, Jun 2013

External validity of randomized controlled trials of glycaemic control and vascular disease: how representative are participants?
Saunders C. Byrne CD. Guthrie B. Lindsay RS. Mcknight JA. Philip S. Sattar N. Walker JJ. Wild SH. Brady I. Chalmers J. Colhoun H. Cunningham S. Elder R. Emslie-Smith A. Fischbacher C. Govan L. Jones N. Lese G. Levine D. Livingstone S. Looker H. McAlpine R. Morris A. Pearson D. Petrie J.
Published: March 2013
Diabetic Medicine. 30(3): 300-308, Mar 2013

Area-based socioeconomic status, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular mortality in Scotland.
Jackson CA. Jones NR. Walker JJ. Fischbacher CM. Colhoun HM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Morris AD. Petrie JR. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: November 2012
Diabetologia. 55(11): 2938-2945, Nov 2012

The effect of deprivation and HbA1c on admission to hospital for diabetic ketoacidosis in type 1 diabetes.
Govan L. Maietti E. Torsney B. Wu O. Briggs A. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. McKnight JA. Morris AD. Sattar N. Wild SH. Lindsay RS.
Published: September 2012
Diabetologia. 55(9):2356-2360, Sep 2012

Assessment of the under-reporting of diabetes in hospital admission data: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group.
Anwar H. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight J. Wild SH.
Published: December 2011
Diabetic Medicine. 28(12): 1514-19, Dec 2011

Achieved levels of HbA1C and likelihood of hospital admission in people with Type 1 diabetes in the Scottish population: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group.
Govan L. Wu O. Briggs A. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. McKnight JA. Philip A. Sattar N. Wild SH. Lindsay RS.
Published: September 2011
Diabetes Care. 34(9): 1992-1997, Sep 2011

Is there equity of service delivery and intermediate outcomes in South Asians with type 2 diabetes? Analysis of DARTS database and summary of UK publications.
Fischbacher CM. Bhopal R. Steiner M. Morris AD. Chalmers J.
Published: June 2009
Journal of Public Health. 31(2): 239-249, Jun 2009

Discordant short- and long-term outcomes associated with diabetes in patients with heart failure: importance of age and sex: a population study of 5.1 million people in Scotland.
MacDonald MR. Jhund PS. Petrie MC. Lewsey JD. Hawkins NM. Bhagra S. Munoz N. Varyani F. Redpath A. Chalmers J. MacIntyre K. McMurray JJ.
Published: November 2008
Circulation: Heart Failure. 1(4): 234-241, Nov 2008

Evaluating the impact of a national pilot screening programme for type 2 diabetes in deprived areas of England.
Goyder E. Wild S. Fischbacher C. Carlisle J. Peters J.
Published: October 2008
Family Practice. 25(5): 370-375, Oct 2008

Differences in body composition and cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk factors between migrant and British-born British Pakistani women.
Pollard TM. Unwin N. Fischbacher C. Chamley JK.
Published: September 2008
American Journal of Human Biology. 20(5): 545-549, Sep 2008

Implementing a national quality assurance system for diabetes care: the Scottish Diabetes Survey 2001-2006.
McKnight JA. Morris AD. Cline D. Peden N. Fischbacher C. Wild S.
Published: June 2008
Diabetic Medicine. 25(6): 743-746, Jun 2008

Cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality among women with a history of endometrial cancer.
Wild SH. Bryden JR. Lee RJ. Bishop JL. Finlayson AR. Byrne CD. Brewster DH.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(11): 1747-1749, Jun 2007

Transient and persistent impaired glucose tolerance and progression to diabetes in South Asians and Europeans: new, large studies are a priority.
Oldroyd JC. Yallop J. Fischbacher C. Bhopal R. Chamley J. Ayis S. Alberti KGMM. Unwin NC.
Published: January 2007
Diabetic Medicine. 24(1): 98-99, Jan 2007


Digestive disorders


Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in Scotland 2000-2010: improved outcomes but a significant weekend effect.
Ahmed A. Armstrong M. Robertson I. Morris AJ. Blatchford O. Stanley AJ.
Published: October 2015
World Journal of Gastroenterology. 21(38): 10890-10897, Oct 2015

Comparison of mortality following hospitalisation for ulcerative colitis in Scotland between 1998-2000 and 2007-2009.
Ventham NT. Kennedy NA. Duffy A. Clark DN. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Nicholls RJ. Satsangi J.
Published: June 2014
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 39(12): 1387-1397, Jun 2014

Nationwide linkage analysis in Scotland implicates age as the critical overall determinant of mortality in ulcerative colitis.
Nicholls RJ. Clark DN. Kelso L. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Hodgkins P. Satsangi J.
Published: June 2010
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 31(12): 1310-1321, Jun 2010

European disparities in malignant digestive endocrine tumours survival.
Lepage C. Ciccolallo L. De Angelis R. Bouvier AM. Faivre J. Gatta G. Aareleid T. Hedelin G. Velten M. Launoy G. Ziegler H. Tryggvadottir L. Berrino F. Allemani C. Baili P. Lucca F. Micheli A. Sant M. Sowe S. Zigon G. Crosignani P. Contiero P. Conti E. Paci E. Crocetti E. De Lisi V. Serventi L. Falcini F. Zanetti R. Patriarca S. Rosso S. Capocaccia R. Carrani E. Roazzi P. Santaquilani M. Grande E. Inghelmann R. Simonetti A. Tavilla A. Francisci S. Verdecchia A. Langmark F. Andersen A. Rachtan J. Zwierko M. Plesko I. Obsitnikova A. Pompe-Kirn V. Maja PZ. Izarzugaza I. Ardanaz E. Moreno C. Jundt G. Lutz J.M. Bouchardy C. Godward S. Williams EMI. Forman D. Verne J. Moller H. Bell J. Botha H. Lawrence G. Black RJ. Brewster DH. Steward JA.
Published: June 2010
International Journal of Cancer. 126(12): 2928-2934, Jun 2010

The changing epidemiology of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Scotland.
Sommerfield T. Chalmers J. Youngson G. Heeley C. Fleming M. Thomson G.
Published: December 2008
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 93(12): 1007-1011, Dec 2008


Drugs and alcohol misuse


Adjustment for survey non-representativeness using record-linkage: refined estimates of alcohol consumption by deprivation in Scotland.
Gorman E. Leyland AH. McCartney G. Katikireddi SV. Rutherford L. Graham L. Robinson M. Gray L.
Published: April 2017
Addiction. doi: 10.1111/add.13797, Apr 2017

Risk-factors for methadone-specific deaths in Scotlands methadone-prescription clients between 2009 and 2013*.
Gao L. Dimitropoulou P. Robertson JR. McTaggart S. Bennie M. Bird SM.
Published: October 2016
Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 167: 214–223, Oct 2016

The SCottish Alcoholic Liver disease Evaluation: a population-level matched cohort study of hospital-based costs, 1991-2011.
Bouttell J. Lewsey J. Geue C. Antony G. Briggs A., McCartney G. Hutchinson S. Graham L. Heydtmann M.
Published: October 2016
PLoS One. 11(10): e0162980, Oct 2016

Ethnic variations in liver- and alcohol-related disease hospitalisations and mortality: the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bhala N. Cézard G. Ward HJT. Bansal N. Bhopal R.
Published: May 2016
Alcohol and Alcoholism. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agw018, May 2016

Explaining trends in alcohol-related harms in Scotland 1991–2011 (I): the role of incomes, effects of socio-economic and political adversity and demographic change.
McCartney G. Bouttell J. Craig N. Craig P. Graham L. Lakha F. Lewsey J. McAdams R. MacPherson M. Minton J. Parkinson J. Robinson M. Shipton D. Taulbut M. Walsh D. Beeston C.
Published: February 2016
Public Health DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.12.013, Feb 2016

Explaining trends in alcohol-related harms in Scotland 1991–2011 (II): policy, social norms, the alcohol market, clinical changes and a synthesis.
McCartney G. Bouttell J. Craig N. Craig P. Graham L. Lakha F. Lewsey J. McAdams R. MacPherson M. Minton J. Parkinson J. Robinson M. Shipton D. Taulbut M. Walsh D. Beeston C.
Published: February 2016
Public Health DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.12.012, Feb 2016

Impact of opioid substitution therapy for Scotlands prisoners on drug-related deaths soon after prisoner release.
Bird SM. Fischbacher CM. Graham L. Fraser A.
Published: October 2015
Addiction. 110(10): 1617-1624, Oct 2015

Ethnic variations in liver- and alcohol-related disease hospitalisations and mortality: the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bhala N. Cézard G. Ward HJT. Bansal N. Bhopal R.
Published: July 2015
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 24(7): 1032-1038, Jul 2015

Mortality related to novel psychoactive substances in Scotland, 2012: an exploratory study.
McAuley A. Hecht G. Barnsdale L. Thomson CS. Graham L. Priyadarshi S. Robertson JR.
Published: May 2015
International Journal of Drug Policy. 26(5): 461-467, May 2015

Mortality and cause of death in a cohort of people who had ever injected drugs in Glasgow: 1982-2012.
Nambiar D. Weir A. Aspinall EJ. Stoove M. Hutchinson S. Dietze P. Waugh L. Goldberg DJ.
Published: February 2015
Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 147: 215-221, Feb 2015

OP07 Adjusting survey-based estimates of alcohol consumption in Scotland for non-response bias: record-linkage study.
Gray L. Gorman E. White IR. Katikireddi SV. McCartney G. Rutherford L. Graham L. Leyland AH.
Published: September 2014
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 68(Suppl 1): A7, Sep 2014

Assessing the representativeness of population-sampled health surveys through linkage to administrative data on alcohol-related outcomes.
Gorman E. Leyland AH. McCartney G. White IR. Katikireddi SV. Rutherford L. Graham L. Gray L.
Published: September 2014
American Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu207, Sep 2014

Risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer and type of alcoholic beverage: a European multicenter case–control study.
Marron M. Boffetta P. Møller H. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Lagiou P. Lagiou A. Slámová A. Schejbalová M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Macfarlane TV. Macfarlane GJ. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Biggs AM. Thomson P. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: July 2012
European Journal of Epidemiology. 27(7): 499-517, Jul 2012

Alcohol and drug misuse, risk of re-admission to a general hospital and psychiatric contact.
Goldbeck R. Asif M. Sanderson M. Farquharson C.
Published: February 2012
Scottish Medical Journal. 57(1): 60, Feb 2012

Alcohol problems in a remand Scottish prisoner population.
Graham L. Heller-Murphy S. Aitken L. McAuley A.
Published: January 2012
International Journal of Prison Health. 8(2):51-59, 2012

Assessment of alcohol problems using AUDIT in a prison setting: more than an ‘aye or no’ question.
MacAskill S. Parkes T. Brooks O. Graham L. McAuley A. Brown A.
Published: November 2011
BMC Public Health. 11: 865, Nov 2011

Epidemiology of hospitalization due to alcohol-related harm: evidence from a Scottish cohort study.
Lawder R. Grant I. Storey C. Walsh D. Whyte B. Hanlon P.
Published: August 2011
Public Health. 125(8): 533-539, Aug 2011

Population attributable risk of tobacco and alcohol for upper aerodigestive tract cancer.
Anantharaman D. Marron M. Lagiou P. Samoli E. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Castellsague X. Agudo A. Talamini R. Barzan L. Macfarlane TV. Tickle M. Simonato L. Canova C. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Thomson P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Hashibe M. Brennan P. Macfarlane GJ.
Published: August 2011
Oral Oncology. 47(8): 725-731, Aug 2011

Grasping the thistle: the role of alcohol brief interventions in Scottish alcohol policy.
Graham LJC. MacKinnon D.
Published: November 2010
Drug and Alcohol Review. 29(6): 603-607, Nov 2010

Mortality for alcohol-related harm by country of birth in Scotland, 2000-2004: potential lessons for prevention.
Bhala N. Fischbacher C. Bhopal R.
Published: November 2010
Alcohol and Alcoholism. 45(6): 552-556, Nov 2010

The scar on the face of Scotland: deprivation and alcohol-related facial injuries in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Graham L. Snedker S. McCluskey K. Devlin M. Goodall C.
Published: March 2010
Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 68(3): 644-9, Mar 2010

Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in Scotland`s injecting drug user population.
McDonald SA. Hutchinson SJ. Mills PR. Bird SM. Robertson C. Dillon JF. Springbett A. Goldberg DJ.
Published: March 2010
Epidemiology and Infection. 138(3): 393-402, Mar 2010

Association of self-reported alcohol use and hospitalization for an alcohol-related cause in Scotland: a record-linkage study of 23 183 individuals.
McDonald SA. Hutchinson SJ. Bird SM. Graham L. Robertson C. Mills PR. Hayes P. Dillon JF. Goldberg DJ.
Published: April 2009
Addiction. 104(4): 593-602, Apr 2009

Alcohol-related cancers and genetic susceptibility in Europe: the ARCAGE project: study samples and data collection.
Lagioua P. Georgilaa C. Minakia P. Ahrensb W. Pohlabelnb H. Benhamouc S. Bouchar C. Slamovag A. Schejbalovag M. Merlettih, F. Richiardih L. Kjaerheiml K. Agudom A. Castellsaguem X. Macfarlanen TV. Macfarlanen GJ. Talaminii R. Barzanj L. Canovak C. Simonatok L. Lowryo R. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Znaors A. McCartan BE. Healy C. Nelisu M. Metspaluu A. Marrone M. Hashibee M. Brennane PJ.
Published: February 2009
European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 18(1): 76-84, Feb 2009

Alcohol and prisons: report of a workshop held by WHO HIPP at the Eurocare Bridging the Gap conference, Helsinki, November 2006.
Graham L.
Published: May 2007
Alcohol and Alcoholism. 42(3): 272-273, May 2007


Ear nose and throat


The epidemiology of oro-nasal haemorrhage and suffocation in infants admitted to hospital in Scotland over 10 years.
McIntosh N. Mok JYQ. Margerison A. Armstrong L. Mathews A. Robertson AK. Street J. Sweeney S. Chalmers J.
Published: October 2010
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95(10): 810-816, Oct 2010

Incidence of oronasal haemorrhage in infancy presenting to general practice in the UK.
McIntosh N. Chalmers J.
Published: December 2008
British Journal of General Practice. 58(557): 877-879, Dec 2008


Emergency care


Utility of a single early warning score in patients with sepsis in the emergency department.
Corfield AR. Lees F. Zealley I. Houston G. Dickie S. Ward K. McGuffie C.
Published: March 2013
Emergency Medical Journal. doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-202186, Mar 2013

The epidemiology of adults with severe sepsis and septic shock in Scottish emergency departments.
Gray A. Ward K. Lees F. Dewar C. Dickie S. McGuffie C.
Published: June 2012
Emergency Medical Journal. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2012-201361, Jun 2012

Improving patient flow: the impact of consultant work pattern on trauma ward efficiency.
Divecha HM. Smith RD. Cairns C. Bayer J.
Published: August 2011
The Surgeon. 9(4): 175-178, Aug 2011

An evaluation of police reporting of road casualties.
Jeffrey S. Stone DH. Blamey A. Clark D. Cooper C. Dickson K. Mackenzie M. Major K.
Published: February 2009
Injury Prevention. 15(1):13-18, Feb 2009


Ethnic groups


Life expectancy of different ethnic groups using death records linked to population census data for 4.62 million people in Scotland.
Gruer L. Cézard G. Clark E. Douglas A. Steiner M. Millard A. Buchanan D. Katikireddi SV. Sheikh A. Bhopal R.
Published: July 2016
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech-2016-207426, Jul 2016

Ethnic variations in liver- and alcohol-related disease hospitalisations and mortality: the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bhala N. Cézard G. Ward HJT. Bansal N. Bhopal R.
Published: May 2016
Alcohol and Alcoholism. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agw018, May 2016

Ethnic variations in asthma hospital admission, readmission and death: a retrospective, national cohort study of 4.62 million people in Scotland.
Sheikh A. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Simpson CR. Douglas A. Bhopal R.
Published: January 2016
BMC Medicine. 2016. 14:3, Jan 2016

Ethnic variations in morbidity and mortality from lower respiratory tract infections: a retrospective cohort study.
Simpson CR. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Douglas A. Bhopal R. Sheikh A.
Published: October 2015
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 108(10): 406-417, Oct 2015

Risk of respiratory hospitalization and death, readmission and subsequent mortality: Scottish health and ethnicity linkage study.
Bhopal R. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Simpson CR. Douglas A. Sheikh A.
Published: October 2015
European Journal of Public Health. 25(5): 769-774, Oct 2015

Ethnic variations in liver- and alcohol-related disease hospitalisations and mortality: the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bhala N. Cézard G. Ward HJT. Bansal N. Bhopal R.
Published: July 2015
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 24(7): 1032-1038, Jul 2015

Ethnicity and first birth: age, smoking, delivery, gestation, weight and feeding: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bansal N. Chalmers JW. Fischbacher CM. Steiner MF. Bhopal RS.
Published: December 2014
European Journal of Public Health. 24(6): 911-6, Dec 2014

Ethnic variations in five lower gastrointestinal diseases: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study
Bhopal RS. Cezard G. Bansal N. Ward HJT. Bhala N.
Published: October 2014
BMJ Open. 4:e006120, Oct 2014

Ethnic variation in maternity care: a comparison of Polish and Scottish women delivering in Scotland 2004-2009.
Gorman DR. Katikireddi SV. Morris C. Chalmers JWT. Sim J. Szamotulska K. Mierzejewska E. Hughes RG.
Published: March 2014
Public Health. 128(3): 262-267, Mar 2014

Measures of socioeconomic position are not consistently associated with ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease in Scotland: methods from the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS).
Fischbacher CM. Cezard G., Bhopal RS. Pearce J. Bansal N.
Published: February 2014
International Journal of Epidemiology. 43(1): 129-139, Feb 2014

Ethnic differences in glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus living in Scotland.
Negandhi PH. Ghouri N. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Petrie J. Philip S. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: December 2013
PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083292, Dec 2013

Policy for home or hospice as the preferred place of death from cancer: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study population cohort shows challenges across all ethnic groups in Scotland.
Sharpe KH. Cezard G. Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Brewster DH.
Published: November 2013
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000485, Nov 2013

Myocardial infarction incidence and survival by ethnic group: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage retrospective cohort study.
Bansal N. Fischbacher CM. Bhopal RS. Brown H. Steiner MFC. Capewell S.
Published: September 2013
BMJ Open. 3(9): e003415, Sep 2013

Changes in cardiovascular risk factors in relation to increasing ethnic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality: comparison of cross-sectional data in the Health Surveys for England 1999 and 2004.
Bhopal RS. Humphry RW. Fischbacher CM.
Published: September 2013
BMJ Open. 3(9): e003485, Sep 2013

Ethnic variations in the incidence and mortality of stroke in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study of 4.65 million people.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher CM. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: December 2012
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 19(6): 1503-1508, Dec 2012

Ethnic variations in chest pain and angina in men and women: Scottish Ethnicity and Health Linkage Study of 4.65 million people.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: December 2012
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 19(6): 1250-1257, Dec 2012

Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Major ethnic group differences in breast cancer screening uptake in Scotland are not extinguished by adjustment for indices of geographical residence, area deprivation, long-term illness and education.
Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Steiner MF. Brewster DH.
Published: April 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 106(8): 1361-1366, Apr 2012

Might infection explain the higher risk of coronary heart disease in South Asians? Systematic review comparing prevalence rates with white populations in developed countries.
Stefler D. Bhopal R. Fischbacher CM.
Published: April 2012
Public Health. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.01.033, Apr 2012

Linkage of data in the study of ethnic inequalities and inequities in health outcomes in Scotland, New Zealand and the Netherlands: insights for global study of ethnicity and health.
Johnman C. Blakely T. Bansal N. Agyemang C. Ward H.
Published: March 2012
Public Health. 126(3): 245-247, Mar 2012

Ethnic variations in heart failure: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS).
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher CM. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: January 2012
Heart. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2011-301191, Jan 2012

Ethnic variations in chest pain and angina in men and women: Scottish Ethnicity and Health Linkage Study of 4.65 million people.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: October 2011
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. doi: 10.1177/1741826711425775, Oct 2011

Cohort profile: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study of 4.65 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease in Scotland.
Bhopal R. Fischbacher C. Povey C. Chalmers J. Mueller G. Steiner M. Brown H. Brewster DH. Bansal N.
Published: July 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyq118, Jul 2010

Is there equity of service delivery and intermediate outcomes in South Asians with type 2 diabetes? Analysis of DARTS database and summary of UK publications.
Fischbacher CM. Bhopal R. Steiner M. Morris AD. Chalmers J.
Published: June 2009
Journal of Public Health. 31(2): 239-249, Jun 2009

Total estradiol levels in migrant and British-born British Pakistani women: investigating early life influences on ovarian function.
Pollard TM., Unwin N. Fischbacher C. Chamley JK.
Published: May 2009
American Journal of Human Biology. 21(3): 301-304, May 2009

Differences in body composition and cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk factors between migrant and British-born British Pakistani women.
Pollard TM. Unwin N. Fischbacher C. Chamley JK.
Published: September 2008
American Journal of Human Biology. 20(5): 545-549, Sep 2008

Dental caries in 5-year-old children attending multi-ethnic schools in Greater Glasgow: the impact of ethnic background and levels of deprivation.
Conway DI. Quarrell I. McCall DR. Gilmour H. Bedi R. Macpherson LM.
Published: September 2007
Community Dental Health. 24(3): 161-165, Sep 2007

Record linked retrospective cohort study of 4.6 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease: myocardial infarction in South Asians.
Fischbacher CM. Bhopal R. Povey C. Steiner M. Chalmers J. Mueller G. Jamieson J. Knowles D.
Published: July 2007
BMC Public Health. 7: 142, Jul 2007

Transient and persistent impaired glucose tolerance and progression to diabetes in South Asians and Europeans: new, large studies are a priority.
Oldroyd JC. Yallop J. Fischbacher C. Bhopal R. Chamley J. Ayis S. Alberti KGMM. Unwin NC.
Published: January 2007
Diabetic Medicine. 24(1): 98-99, Jan 2007


Eye care


Temporal trends in retinal detachment incidence in Scotland between 1987 and 2006.
Mitry D. Chalmers J. Anderson K. Williams L. Fleck BW. Wright A. Campbell H.
Published: March 2011
British Journal of Ophthalmology. 95(3): 365-369, Mar 2011


General practice


General practitioner provision of preventive child health care: analysis of routine consultation data.
Wood R. Wilson P.
Published: August 2012
BMC Family Practice. 13: 73, Aug 2012

Factors influencing variation in prescribing of antidepressants by general practices in Scotland.
Morrison J. Anderson MJ. Sutton M. Munoz-Arroyo R. McDonald S. Maxwell M. Power A. Smith M. Wilson P.
Published: February 2009
British Journal of General Practice. 59(559): e25-e31, Feb 2009

Incidence of oronasal haemorrhage in infancy presenting to general practice in the UK.
McIntosh N. Chalmers J.
Published: December 2008
British Journal of General Practice. 58(557): 877-879, Dec 2008

Routine mortality monitoring for detecting mass murder in UK general practice: test of effectiveness using modelling.
Guthrie B. Love T. Kaye R. MacLeod M. Chalmers J.
Published: May 2008
British Journal of General Practice. 58(550): 311-317, May 2008


Health conditions


Reported prevalence of gestational diabetes in Scotland: the relationship with obesity, age, socioeconomic status, smoking and macrosomia, and how many are we missing?
Collier A. Abraham EC. Armstrong J. Godwin J. Monteath K. Lindsay R.
Published: March 2017
Journal of Diabetes Investigation. 8(2): 161-167, Mar 2017

Primary hyperparathyroidism: increasing prevalence, social deprivation, and surgery.
Collier A. Portelli M. Ghosh S. Nowell S. Clark D.
Published: January 2017
Endocrine Research. 42(1): 31-35, Jan 2017

Ten-year follow-up of two cohorts with an increased risk of variant CJD: donors to individuals who later developed variant CJD and other recipients of these at-risk donors.
Checchi M. Hewitt PE. Bennett P. Ward HJT. Will RG. Mackenzie JM. Sinka K.
Published: November 2016
Vox Sanguinis. 111(4): 325-332, Nov 2016

The epidemiology, healthcare and societal burden and costs of asthma in the UK and its member nations: analyses of standalone and linked national databases.
Mukherjee M. Stoddart A. Gupta RP. Nwaru BI. Farr A. Heaven M. Fitzsimmons D. Bandyopadhyay A. Aftab C. Simpson C.R. Lyons R.A. Fischbacher C. Dibben C. Shields MD. Phillips CJ. Strachan DP. Davies GA. McKinstry B. Sheikh A.
Published: August 2016
BMC Medicine. 14(1): 113, Aug 2016

Identifying risk factors for progression to critical care admission and death among individuals with acute pancreatitis: a record linkage analysis of Scottish healthcare databases.
Mole DJ. Gungabissoon U. Johnston P. Cochrane L. Hopkins L. Wyper GMA. Skouras C. Dibben C. Sullivan F. Morris A. Ward HJT. Lawton AM. Donnan PT.
Published: June 2016
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011474, Jun 2016

National audits of hip fractures: are yearly audits required?
Ferguson KB. Halai M. Winter A. Elswood T. Smith R. Hutchison JD. Holt G.
Published: February 2016
Injury. 47(2): 439-443, Feb 2016

Patient characteristics associated with risk of first hospital admission and readmission for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following primary care COPD diagnosis: a cohort study using linked electronic patient records.
Hunter LC. Lee RJ. Butcher I. Weir CJ. Fischbacher CM. McAllister D. Wild SH. Hewitt N. Hardie RM.
Published: January 2016
BMJ Open. 6: e009121, Jan 2016

Ethnic variations in asthma hospital admission, readmission and death: a retrospective, national cohort study of 4.62 million people in Scotland.
Sheikh A. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Simpson CR. Douglas A. Bhopal R.
Published: January 2016
BMC Medicine. 2016. 14:3, Jan 2016

Challenges of harmonising data from UK national health surveys: a case study of attempts to estimate the UK prevalence of asthma.
Nwaru BI. Mukherjee M. Gupta RP. Farr A. Heaven M. Stoddart A. Bandyopadhyay A. Fitzsimmons D. Shields M. Phillips C. Chamberlain G. Fischbacher C. Dibben C. Aftab C. Simpson CR. Lyons R. Strachan D. Davies GA. McKinstry B. Sheikh A.
Published: November 2015
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 108(11): 433-439, Nov 2015

Ethnic variations in morbidity and mortality from lower respiratory tract infections: a retrospective cohort study.
Simpson CR. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Douglas A. Bhopal R. Sheikh A.
Published: November 2015
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 108(10): 406-417, Oct 2015

Diverticular disease in Scotland: 2000-2010.
Paterson HM. Arnott ID. Nicholls RJ. Clark D. Bauer J. Bridger PC. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Hodgkins P. Solomon D. Dunlop MG.
Published: April 2015
Colorectal Disease. 17(4): 329-334, Apr 2015

Geographical variation in dementia: examining the role of environmental factors in Sweden and Scotland.
Russ TC. Gatz M. Pedersen NL. Hannah J. Wyper G. Batty GD. Deary IJ. Starr JM.
Published: March 2015
Epidemiology. 26(2): 263-270, Mar 2015

Estimating the incidence, prevalence and true cost of asthma in the UK: secondary analysis of national stand-alone and linked databases in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales: a study protocol.
Mukherjee M. Gupta R. Farr A. Heaven M. Stoddart A. Nwaru BI. Fitzsimmons D. Chamberlain G. Bandyopadhyay A. Fischbacher C. Dibben C. Shields M. Phillips C. Strachan D. Davies G. McKinstry B.
Published: November 2014
BMJ Open. 4(11): e006647, Nov 2014

Use of laboratory-based surveillance data to estimate the number of people chronically infected with hepatitis B living in Scotland.
Schnier C. Wallace L. Tempelton K. Aitken C. Gunson RN. Molyneaux P. McIntyre P. Povey C. Goldberg D. Hutchinson S.
Published: October 2014
Epidemiology and Infection. 142(10): 2121-2130, Oct 2014

Ethnic variations in five lower gastrointestinal diseases: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study
Bhopal RS. Cezard G. Bansal N. Ward HJT. Bhala N.
Published: October 2014
BMJ Open. 4:e006120, Oct 2014

Investigation of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease implicated organ or tissue transplantation in the United Kingdom.
Molesworth A. Yates P. Hewitt PE. Mackenzie J. Ironside JW. Galea G. Ward HJT.
Published: April 2014
Transplantation. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000105, Apr 2014

The significant effect of endometriosis on physical, mental and social wellbeing: results from an international cross-sectional survey.
De Graaff AA. D`Hooghe TM. Dunselman GA. Dirksen CD. Hummelshoj L. Simoens S. Bokor A. Brandes I. Brodszky V. Canis M. Colombo GL. Deleire T. Falcone T. Graham B. Halis G. Horne AW. Kanj O. Kjer JJ. Kristensen J. Lebovic DI. Müller M. Vigano P. Wullschleger M.
Published: July 2013
Human Reproduction. doi: 10.1093/humrep/det284, Jul 2013

Total elbow replacement: outcome of 1,146 arthroplasties from the Scottish Arthroplasty Project.
Jenkins PJ. Watts AC. Norwood T. Duckworth AD. Rymaszewski LA. McEachan JE
Published: April 2013
Acta Orthopaedica. 84(2): 119-123, Apr 2013

Utility of a single early warning score in patients with sepsis in the emergency department.
Corfield AR. Lees F. Zealley I. Houston G. Dickie S. Ward K. McGuffie C.
Published: March 2013
Emergency Medical Journal. doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-202186, Mar 2013

Risk factors for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in dental practice: a case-control study.
Molesworth AM. Smith AJ. Everington D. Ord F. Watt P. Will RG, Ward HJT.
Published: December 2012
British Dental Journal. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2012.1089, Dec 2012

Outcome after sequential hip fracture in the elderly.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A. Reid D.
Published: October 2012
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 94-A(19): 1801-1808, Oct 2012

Anaphylaxis admissions to UK critical care units between 2005 and 2009.
Gibbison B. Sheikh A. McShane P. Haddow C. Soar J.
Published: August 2012
Anaesthesia. 67(8): 833-839, Aug 2012

The epidemiology of adults with severe sepsis and septic shock in Scottish emergency departments.
Gray A. Ward K. Lees F. Dewar C. Dickie S. McGuffie C.
Published: June 2012
Emergency Medical Journal. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2012-201361, Jun 2012

Mortality associated with traumatic injuries in the elderly: a population based study.
O`Neill S. Brady RR. Kerssens JJ. Parks RW.
Published: May 2012
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 54(3): e426-30, May 2012

Esophagogastric trauma in Scotland.
Skipworth RJE. McBride OMB. Kerssens JJ. Paterson-Brown S.
Published: April 2012
World Journal of Surgery. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1602-4, Apr 2012

The burden of endometriosis: costs and quality of life of women with endometriosis and treated in referral centres.
Simoens S. Dunselman G. Dirksen C. Hummelshoj L. Bokor A. Brandes I. Brodszky V. Canis M. Colombo GL. DeLeire T. Falcone T. Graham B. Halis G. Horne A. Kanj O. Kjer JJ. Kristensen J. Lebovic D. Mueller M. Vigano P. Wullschleger M. D’Hooghe T.
Published: March 2012
Human Reproduction. 27(5): 1292-1299, Mar 2012

Nationwide linkage analysis in Scotland to assess mortality following hospital admission for Crohn`s disease: 1998-2000.
Kennedy NA. Clark DN. Bauer J. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Nicholls RJ. Satsangi J.
Published: January 2012
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 35(1): 142-153, Jan 2012

Fall in peptic ulcer mortality associated with increased consultant input, prompt surgery and use of high dependency care identified through peer-review audit.
Aga H. Readhead D. MacColl G. Thompson A.
Published: January 2012
British Medical Journal Open. 2(1): e000271, Jan 2012

Traumatic injury to the colon and rectum in Scotland: demographics and outcome.
Brady RR. O`Neill S. Berry O. Kerssens JJ. Yalamarthi S. Parks RW.
Published: January 2012
Colorectal Disease. 14(1): e16-e22, Jan 2012

Outlier analysis in orthopaedics: use of CUSUM: the Scottish Arthroplasty Project: shouldering the burden of improvement.
Macpherson GJ. Brenkel IJ. Smith R. Howie CR.
Published: December 2011
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 93(Supplement 3): 81-88, Dec 2011

Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis rates and outcomes in a national cohort are not improving in the post-millennium (2000-2007).
Brown MC. Simpson K. Kerssens JJ. Mactier RA.
Published: November 2011
Peritoneal Dialysis International. 31(6): 639-650, Nov 2011

Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study.
Roberts CL. Ford JB. Algert CS. Antonsen S. Chalmers J. Cnattingius S. Gokhale M. Kotelchuck M. Melve KK. Langridge A. Morris C. Morris JM. Nassar N. Norman JE. Norrie J. Sørensen HT. Walker R. Weir CJ.
Published: May 2011
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000101, May 2011

The risk of peri-prosthetic fracture after primary and revision total hip and knee replacement.
Meek RMD. Norwood T. Smith R. Brenkel IJ. Howie CR.
Published: January 2011
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 93-B(1): 96-101, Jan 2011

Endometriosis cost assessment (the Endocost study): a cost of-illness study protocol.
Simoens S. Hummelshoj L. Dunselman G. Brandes I. Dirksen C. D`Hooghe T. Welkenhuysen M. Kjer JJ. Kristensen J. Christensen L. Canis M. Gerbaud L. Halis G. Bokor A. Brodszky V. Vercellini P. Colombo G. Vigano P. Müller M. Wullschleger M. Horne A. Graham B. Falcone T. DeLeire T. Murphy D. Williams C. Lebovic D. DeMonaco Dowd D. De Graaff A.
Published: December 2010
Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation. 71(3): 170-6, Dec 2010

Rates of infection and revision in patients with renal disease undergoing total knee replacement in Scotland.
McCleery MA. Leach WJ. Norwood T.
Published: November 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(11): 1535-1539, Nov 2010

Social deprivation and primary hyperparathyroidism.
Ghosh S. Collier A. Clark D. Storey C. Malik I.
Published: November 2010
Endocrine Practice. 16(6): 982-985, Nov 2010

Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for childhood asthma.
Mackay D. Haw S. Ayres JG. Fischbacher C. Pell JP.
Published: September 2010
New England Journal of Medicine. 363: 1139-1145, Sep 2010

Change in long-term mortality associated with fractures of the hip: evidence from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Johnston AT. Barnsdale L. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD.
Published: July 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(7): 989-993, Jul 2010

Cohort profile: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study of 4.65 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease in Scotland.
Bhopal R. Fischbacher C. Povey C. Chalmers J. Mueller G. Steiner M. Brown H. Brewster DH. Bansal N
Published: July 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyq118, Jul 2010

Does delay to theatre for medical reasons affect the peri-operative mortality in patients with a fracture of the hip?
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. McKeown DW.
Published: June 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(6): 835-841, Jun 2010

The growing contribution of hepatitis C virus infection to liver-related mortality in Scotland.
McDonald SA. Hutchinson SJ. Bird SM. Robertson C. Mills PR. Graham L. Dillon JF. Goldberg DJ.
Published: May 2010
Eurosurveillance. 15(18): 3, May 2010

Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in Scotland`s injecting drug user population.
Mcdonald SA. Hutchinson SJ. Mills PR. Bird SM. Robertson C. Dillon JF. Springbett A. Goldberg DJ.
Published: March 2010
Epidemiology and Infection. 138(3): 393-402, Mar 2010

Epidemiology and disease burden from allergic disease in Scotland: analyses of national databases.
Anandan C. Gupta R. Simpson CR. Fischbacher C. Sheikh A.
Published: October 2009
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 102(10): 431-442, Oct 2009

Idiopathic venous thromboembolic disease is associated with a poorer prognosis from subsequent malignancy.
Jones A. Stockton DL. Simpson AJ. Murchison JT.
Published: August 2009
British Journal of Cancer. 101(5): 840-842, Aug 2009

Changes in population demographics and the future incidence of hip fracture.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Reid D.
Published: July 2009
Injury. 40(7): 722-726, Jul 2009

Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in the new millennium: a national cohort study.
Brown MC. Simpson K. Kerssens JJ. Mactier RA.
Published: July 2009
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 4(7): 1222-1229, Jul 2009

A population-based record linkage study of mortality in hepatitis C-diagnosed persons with or without HIV coinfection in Scotland.
McDonald SA. Hutchinson SJ. Bird SM. Mills PR. Dillon J. Bloor M. Robertson C. Donaghy M. Hayes P. Graham L. Goldberg DJ.
Published: June 2009
Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 18(3): 271-283, Jun 2009

Amniocentesis in the second trimester and congenital talipes equinovarus in the offspring: a population-based record linkage study in Scotland.
Cardy AH. Torrance N. Clark D. Miedzybrodzka Z. Sharp L.
Published: June 2009
Prenatal Diagnosis. 29(6): 613–619, Jun 2009

Epidemiology and outcome after hip fracture in the under 65s: evidence from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A.
Published: October 2008
Injury. 39(10): 1175-1181, Oct 2008

Early mortality after surgical fixation of hip fractures in the elderly: an analysis of data from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Finlayson DF. Gregori A.
Published: October 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90-B(10): 1357-1363, Oct 2008

Outcome after surgery for the treatment of hip fracture in the extreme elderly.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A.
Published: September 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90(9): 1899-1905, Sep 2008

Implementing a national quality assurance system for diabetes care: the Scottish Diabetes Survey 2001-2006.
McKnight JA. Morris AD. Cline D. Peden N. Fischbacher C. Wild S.
Published: June 2008
Diabetic Medicine. 25(6): 743-746, Jun 2008

Long-term outcome of low-risk patients attending a rapid-assessment chest pain clinic.
Taylor GL. Murphy NF. Berry C. Christie J. Finlayson A. MacIntyre K. Morrison C. McMurray JJV.
Published: May 2008
Heart. 94(5): 628-632, May 2008

Gender differences in epidemiology and outcome after hip fracture: evidence from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A.
Published: April 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90-B(4): 480-483, Apr 2008

Will systematized nomenclature of medicine-clinical terms improve our understanding of the disease burden posed by allergic disorders?
Simpson CR. Anandan C. Fischbacher C. Lefevre K. Sheikh A.
Published: November 2007
Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 37(11): 1586-1593, Nov 2007

Splenic trauma in Scotland: demographics and outcomes.
Brady RRW. Bandari M. Kerssens JJ. Paterson-Brown S. Parks RW.
Published: November 2007
World Journal of Surgery. 31(11): 2111-2116, Nov 2007

Transient and persistent impaired glucose tolerance and progression to diabetes in South Asians and Europeans: new, large studies are a priority.
Oldroyd JC. Yallop J. Fischbacher C. Bhopal R. Chamley J. Ayis S. Alberti KGMM. Unwin NC.
Published: January 2007
Diabetic Medicine. 24(1): 98-99, Jan 2007


Heart disease


Pilot study linking primary care records to Census, cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality data in Scotland: feasibility, utility and potential.
Douglas A. Cézard G. Simpson CR. Steiner MFC. Bhopal R. Bansal N. Sheikh A. Ward HJT. Fischbacher CM.
Published: December 2015
Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv192, Dec 2015

Ethnicity and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD): 4.8 year follow-up of patients with type 2 diabetes living in Scotland.
Malik MO. Govan L. Petrie JR. Ghouri N. Leese G. Fischbacher C. Colhoun H. Philip S. Wild S., McCrimmon R. Sattar N. Lindsay RS.
Published: April 2015
Diabetologia. 58(4): 716-725, Apr 2015

Factors associated with statin treatment for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people within 2 years following diagnosis of diabetes in Scotland, 2006-2008.
Jones NRV. Fischbacher CM. Guthrie B. Leese G. Lindsay RS. Mcknight JA. Pearson D. Philip S. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: June 2014
Diabetic Medicine. 31(6): 640-646, Jun 2014

Measures of socioeconomic position are not consistently associated with ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease in Scotland: methods from the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS).
Fischbacher CM. Cezard G., Bhopal RS. Pearce J. Bansal N.
Published: February 2014
International Journal of Epidemiology. 43(1): 129-139, Feb 2014

Changes in cardiovascular risk factors in relation to increasing ethnic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality: comparison of cross-sectional data in the Health Surveys for England 1999 and 2004.
Bhopal RS. Humphry RW. Fischbacher CM.
Published: September 2013
BMJ Open. 3(9): e003485, Sep 2013

Myocardial infarction incidence and survival by ethnic group: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage retrospective cohort study.
Bansal N. Fischbacher CM. Bhopal RS. Brown H. Steiner MFC. Capewell S.
Published: September 2013
BMJ Open. 3(9): e003415, Sep 2013

Long-term impact on healthcare resource utilization of statin treatment, and its cost effectiveness in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a record linkage study.
McConnachie A. Walker A. Robertson M. Marchbank L. Peacock J. Packard CJ. Cobbe SM. Ford I.
Published: July 2013
European Heart Journal. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht232, Jul 2013

Ethnic variations in chest pain and angina in men and women: Scottish Ethnicity and Health Linkage Study of 4.65 million people.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: December 2012
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 19(6): 1250-1257, Dec 2012

Might infection explain the higher risk of coronary heart disease in South Asians? Systematic review comparing prevalence rates with white populations in developed countries.
Stefler D. Bhopal R. Fischbacher CM.
Published: April 2012
Public Health. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.01.033, Apr 2012

Cardiovascular disease and air pollution in Scotland: no association or insufficient data and study design?
Willocks LJ. Bhaskar A. Ramsay CN. Lee D. Brewster DH. Fischbacher CM. Chalmers J. Morris G. Scott EM.
Published: March 2012
BMC Public Health. 12: 227, Mar 2012

The influence of surgery on the onset of symptomatic coronary artery disease.
McFarlane HJ. Girdwood L. Bhaskar A. Clark D. Webster NR.
Published: February 2012
Anaesthesia. 67(2): 110–114, Feb 2012

Ethnic variations in heart failure: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS).
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher CM. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: January 2012
Heart. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2011-301191, Jan 2012

Ethnic variations in chest pain and angina in men and women: Scottish Ethnicity and Health Linkage Study of 4.65 million people.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: October 2011
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. doi: 10.1177/1741826711425775, Oct 2011

Recurrent miscarriage is associated with a family history of ischaemic heart disease: a retrospective cohort study.
Smith G, Wood A, Pell J, Hattie J.
Published: April 2011
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 118(5); 557–563, Apr 2011

Birth weight and the risk of cardiovascular disease in the maternal grandparents.
Smith GCS. Wood AM. White IR. Pell JP. Hattie J.
Published: March 2010
American Journal of Epidemiology, 171(6): 736-744, Mar 2010

Low serum cortisol predicts early death after acute myocardial infarction.
Reynolds RM. Walker BR. Haw S. Newby DE. MacKay DF. Cobbe SM. Pell ACH. Fischbacher C. Pringle S. Murdoch D. Dunn F. Oldroyd K. MacIntyre P. O`Rourke B. Pell JP.
Published: March 2010
Critical Care Medicine. 38(3): 973-975, Mar 2010

Pascal`s Wager, infective endocarditis and the "no-lose" philosophy in medicine.
Shaw D. Conway DI.
Published: January 2010
Heart. 96(1): 15-18, Jan 2010

Secondhand smoke exposure and survival following acute coronary syndrome: prospective cohort study of 1261 consecutive admissions among never-smokers.
Pell JP. Haw S. Cobbe S. Newby DE. Pell ACH. Fischbacher C. Pringle S. Murdoch D. Dunn F. Oldroyd K. MacIntyre P. O`Rourke B. Borland W.
Published: September 2009
Heart. 95(17): 1415-1418, Sep 2009

Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in Scotland in relation to social inequalities: time trend study.
O`Flaherty M. Bishop J. Redpath A. McLaughlin T. Murphy D. Chalmers J. Capewell S.
Published: July 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b2613, Jul 2009

Long-term trends in first hospitalization for heart failure and subsequent survival between 1986 and 2003: a population study of 5.1 million people.
Jhund PS. MacIntyre K. Simpson CR. Lewsey JD. Stewart S. Redpath A. Chalmers JWT. Capewell S. McMurray JJV.
Published: February 2009
Circulation. 119(4): 515-23, Feb 2009

Discordant short- and long-term outcomes associated with diabetes in patients with heart failure: importance of age and sex: a population study of 5.1 million people in Scotland.
MacDonald MR. Jhund PS. Petrie MC. Lewsey JD. Hawkins NM. Bhagra S. Munoz N. Varyani F. Redpath A. Chalmers J. MacIntyre K. McMurray JJ.
Published: November 2008
Circulation: Heart Failure. 1(4): 234-241, Nov 2008

Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for acute coronary syndrome.
Pell JP. Haw S. Cobbe S. Newby DE. Pell ACH. Fischbacher C. McConnachie A. Pringle S. Murdoch D. Dunn F. Oldroyd K. MacIntyre P. O`Rourke B. Borland W.
Published: July 2008
New England Journal of Medicine. 359: 482-491, Jul 2008

Validity of self-reported smoking status: comparison of patients admitted to hospital with acute coronary syndrome and the general population.
Pell JP. Haw S. Cobbe SM. Newby DE. Pell ACH. Oldroyd KG. Murdoch DL. Pringle SD. Dunn FG. MacIntyre PD. Gilbert TJ. Fischbacher CM. Borland W.
Published: May 2008
Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 10(5): 861-866, May 2008

Variations in all cause and cardiovascular mortality by country of birth in Scotland, 1997-2003.
Fischbacher CM. Steiner M. Bhopal R. Chalmers J. Jamieson J. Knowles D. Povey C.
Published: July 2007
Scottish Medical Journal. 52(4): 5-10, Jul 2007

Record linked retrospective cohort study of 4.6 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease: myocardial infarction in South Asians.
Fischbacher CM. Bhopal R. Povey C. Steiner M. Chalmers J. Mueller G. Jamieson J. Knowles D.
Published: July 2007
BMC Public Health. 7: 142, Jul 2007

Cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality among women with a history of endometrial cancer.
Wild SH. Bryden JR. Lee RJ. Bishop JL. Finlayson AR. Byrne CD. Brewster DH.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(11): 1747-1749, Jun 2007

Mortality from all causes and circulatory disease by country of birth in England and Wales 2001-2003.
Wild SH. Fischbacher C. Brock A. Griffiths C. Bhopal R.
Published: June 2007
Journal of Public Health. 29(2): 191-198, Jun 2007

A national survey of the prevalence, incidence, primary care burden and treatment of atrial fibrillation in Scotland.
Murphy NF. Simpson CR. Jhund PS. Stewart S. Kirkpatrick M. Chalmers J. MacIntyre K. McMurray JJV.
Published: May 2007
Heart. 93(5): 606-612, May 2007


Hospital care


Effect of day of the week on short- and long-term mortality after emergency general surgery.
Gillies MA. Lone NI. Pearse RM. Haddow C. Smyth L. Parks RW. Walsh TS. Harrison EM.
Published: June 2017
British Journal of Surgery. 104(7): 936-945, Jun 2017

Adverse events after first, single, mesh and non-mesh surgical procedures for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in Scotland, 1997–2016: a population-based cohort study.
Morling JR. David A McAllister DA. Agur W. Fischbacher CM. Glazener CMA. Guerrero K. Hopkins L. Wood R.
Published: December 2016
The Lancet. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32572-7, Dec 2016

Intensive care utilization and outcomes after high-risk surgery in Scotland: a population-based cohort study.
Gillies MA. Harrison EM. Pearse RM. Garrioch S. Haddow C. Smyth L. Parks R. Walsh TS. Lone NI.
Published: December 2016
British Journal of Anaesthesia. 118(1): 123-131, Dec 2016

The SCottish Alcoholic Liver disease Evaluation: a population-level matched cohort study of hospital-based costs, 1991-2011.
Bouttell J. Lewsey J. Geue C. Antony G. Briggs A., McCartney G. Hutchinson S. Graham L. Heydtmann M.
Published: October 2016
PLoS One. 11(10): e0162980, Oct 2016

Five-year mortality and hospital costs associated with surviving intensive care.
Lone NI. Gillies MA. Haddow C. Dobbie R. Rowan KM. Wild SH. Murray GD. Walsh TS.
Published: July 2016
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 194(2): 198-208, Jul 2016

Identifying risk factors for progression to critical care admission and death among individuals with acute pancreatitis: a record linkage analysis of Scottish healthcare databases.
Mole DJ. Gungabissoon U. Johnston P. Cochrane L. Hopkins L. Wyper GMA. Skouras C. Dibben C. Sullivan F. Morris A. Ward HJT. Lawton AM. Donnan PT.
Published: June 2016
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011474, Jun 2016

Stroke patients admitted within normal working hours are more likely to achieve process standards and to have better outcomes.
Turner M. Barber M. Dodds H. Dennis M. Langhorne P. Macleod M.-J.
Published: February 2016
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 87(2): 138-143, Feb 2016

Ethnic variations in asthma hospital admission, readmission and death: a retrospective, national cohort study of 4.62 million people in Scotland.
Sheikh A. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Simpson CR. Douglas A. Bhopal R.
Published: January 2016
BMC Medicine. 2016. 14:3, Jan 2016

Patient characteristics associated with risk of first hospital admission and readmission for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following primary care COPD diagnosis: a cohort study using linked electronic patient records.
Hunter LC. Lee RJ. Butcher I. Weir CJ. Fischbacher CM. McAllister D. Wild SH. Hewitt N. Hardie RM.
Published: January 2016
BMJ Open. 6: e009121, Jan 2016

Agreement between routine electronic hospital discharge and Scottish Stroke Care Audit (SSCA) data in identifying stroke in the Scottish population.
Turner M. Barber M. Dodds H. Dennis M. Langhorne P. Macleod MJ.
Published: December 2015
BMC Health Services Research. 15:583, Dec 2015

Pilot study linking primary care records to Census, cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality data in Scotland: feasibility, utility and potential.
Douglas A. Cézard G. Simpson CR. Steiner MFC. Bhopal R. Bansal N. Sheikh A. Ward HJT. Fischbacher CM.
Published: December 2015
Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv192, Dec 2015

Risk of respiratory hospitalization and death, readmission and subsequent mortality: Scottish health and ethnicity linkage study.
Bhopal R. Steiner MFC. Cezard G. Bansal N. Fischbacher C. Simpson CR. Douglas A. Sheikh A.
Published: October 2015
European Journal of Public Health. 25(5): 769-774, Oct 2015

Integrating intensive care unit (ICU) surveillance into an ICU clinical care electronic system.
Reilly JS. McCoubrey J. Cole S. Khan A. Cook B.
Published: April 2015
Journal of Hospital Infection. 89(4): 271-275, Apr 2015

Breastfeeding is associated with reduced childhood hospitalization: evidence from a Scottish birth cohort (1997-2009).
Ajetunmobi OM. Whyte B. Chalmers J. Tappin DM. Wolfson L. Fleming M. MacDonald A. Wood R. Stockton DL.
Published: March 2015
Journal of Pediatrics. 166(3): 620-625, Mar 2015

Temporal trends and risk factors for readmission for infections, gastrointestinal and immobility complications after an incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland between 1997 and 2005.
Lewsey J. Ebueku O. Jhund PS. Gillies M. Chalmers JWT. Redpath A. Briggs A. Walters M. Langhorne P. Capewell S. McMurray JJV. MacIntyre K.
Published: January 2015
BMC Neurology. 15(1): 3, Jan 2015

External validation of the intensive care national audit and research centre (ICNARC) risk prediction model in critical care units in Scotland.
Harrison DA. Lone NI. Haddow C. MacGillivray M. Khan A. Cook B. Rowan KM.
Published: December 2014
BMC Anesthesiology. 14(1): 116, Dec 2014

Impact of faecal occult blood test screening on emergency admissions and short-term outcomes for colorectal cancer.
Libby G; Brewster DH; Steele RJ.
Published: November 2014
British Journal of Surgery. 101(12):1607-15, 2014 Nov.

Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study.
Dougall N. Lambert P. Maxwell M. Dawson A. Sinnott R. McCafferty S. Morris C. Clark D. Springbett A.
Published: April 2014
British Journal of Psychiatry. 204(4): 267-273, Apr 2014

Subsequent hospitalisation experience of 5-year survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer in Scotland: a population based, retrospective cohort study.
Brewster DH. Clark D. Hopkins L. Bauer J. Wild SH. Edgar AB. Wallace WH.
Published: March 2014
British Journal of Cancer. 110(5): 1342-1350, Mar 2014

Imminence of death among hospital inpatients: prevalent cohort study.
Clark D. Armstrong M. Allan A. Graham F. Carnon A. Isles C.
Published: March 2014
Palliative Medicine. doi:10.1177/0269216314526443, Mar 2014

The epidemiology of hospital treated traumatic brain injury in Scotland.
Shivaji T. Lee A. Dougall N. McMillan T. Stark C.
Published: January 2014
BMC Neurology. 14:2, Jan 2014

Socioeconomic deprivation increases the effect of winter on admissions to hospital with COPD: retrospective analysis of 10 years of national hospitalisation data.
McAllister DA. Morling JR. Fischbacher CM. MacNee W. Wild SH.
Published: September 2013
Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 22(3): 296-299, Sep 2013

Long-term impact on healthcare resource utilization of statin treatment, and its cost effectiveness in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a record linkage study.
McConnachie A. Walker A. Robertson M. Marchbank L. Peacock J. Packard CJ. Cobbe SM. Ford I.
Published: July 2013
European Heart Journal. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht232, Jul 2013

Early death in those previously hospitalised for mental healthcare in Scotland: a nationwide cohort study, 1986–2010.
Ajetunmobi O. Taylor M. Stockton D. Wood R.
Published: July 2013
BMJ Open. 3(7): e002768, Jul 2013

Evaluation of discharge coding for paediatric diabetic ketoacidosis.
Phillips RL. Noyes KJ. Bath LE. Fischbacher CM. Wild SH.
Published: June 2013
Diabetic Medicine. 30(6): 760-761, Jun 2013

Total elbow replacement: outcome of 1,146 arthroplasties from the Scottish Arthroplasty Project.
Jenkins PJ. Watts AC. Norwood T. Duckworth AD. Rymaszewski LA. McEachan JE
Published: April 2013
Acta Orthopaedica. 84(2): 119-123, Apr 2013

The use of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) principles in Scottish orthopaedic units: an implementation and follow-up at 1 year, 2010-2011: a report from the Musculoskeletal Audit, Scotland.
Scott NB. McDonald D. Campbell J. Smith RD. Carey AK. Johnston IG. James KR. Breusch SJ.
Published: January 2013
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. 133(1):117-124, Jan 2013

Results from the second Scottish national prevalence survey: the changing epidemiology of healthcare-associated infection in Scotland.
Reilly J. Cairns S. Fleming S. Hewitt D. Lawder R. Robertson C. Malcolm W. Nathwani D. Williams C.
Published: November 2012
Journal of Hospital Infection. 82(3): 170-174, Nov 2012

The effect of deprivation and HbA1c on admission to hospital for diabetic ketoacidosis in type 1 diabetes.
Govan L. Maietti E. Torsney B. Wu O. Briggs A. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. McKnight JA. Morris AD. Sattar N. Wild SH. Lindsay RS.
Published: September 2012
Diabetologia. 55(9):2356-2360, Sep 2012

Anaphylaxis admissions to UK critical care units between 2005 and 2009.
Gibbison B. Sheikh A. McShane P. Haddow C. Soar J.
Published: August 2012
Anaesthesia. 67(8): 833-839, Aug 2012

Alcohol and drug misuse, risk of re-admission to a general hospital and psychiatric contact.
Goldbeck R. Asif M. Sanderson M. Farquharson C.
Published: February 2012
Scottish Medical Journal. 57(1): 60, Feb 2012

Nationwide linkage analysis in Scotland to assess mortality following hospital admission for Crohn`s disease: 1998-2000.
Kennedy NA. Clark DN. Bauer J. Crowe AM. Knight AD. Nicholls RJ. Satsangi J.
Published: January 2012
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 35(1): 142-153, Jan 2012

Outlier analysis in orthopaedics: use of CUSUM: the Scottish Arthroplasty Project: shouldering the burden of improvement.
Macpherson GJ. Brenkel IJ. Smith R. Howie CR.
Published: December 2011
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 93(Supplement 3): 81-88, Dec 2011

Assessment of the under-reporting of diabetes in hospital admission data: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group.
Anwar H. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight J. Wild SH.
Published: December 2011
Diabetic Medicine. 28(12): 1514-19, Dec 2011

Achieved levels of HbA1C and likelihood of hospital admission in people with Type 1 diabetes in the Scottish population: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group.
Govan L. Wu O. Briggs A. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. McKnight JA. Philip A. Sattar N. Wild SH. Lindsay RS.
Published: September 2011
Diabetes Care. 34(9): 1992-1997, Sep 2011

Epidemiology of hospitalization due to alcohol-related harm: evidence from a Scottish cohort study.
Lawder R. Grant I. Storey C. Walsh D. Whyte B. Hanlon P.
Published: August 2011
Public Health. 125(8): 533-539, Aug 2011

Improving patient flow: the impact of consultant work pattern on trauma ward efficiency.
Divecha HM. Smith RD. Cairns C. Bayer J.
Published: August 2011
The Surgeon. 9(4): 175-178, Aug 2011

The risk of peri-prosthetic fracture after primary and revision total hip and knee replacement.
Meek RMD. Norwood T. Smith R. Brenkel IJ. Howie CR.
Published: January 2011
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 93-B(1): 96-101, Jan 2011

Rates of infection and revision in patients with renal disease undergoing total knee replacement in Scotland.
McCleery MA. Leach WJ. Norwood T.
Published: November 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(11): 1535-1539, Nov 2010

Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for childhood asthma.
Mackay D. Haw S. Ayres JG. Fischbacher C. Pell JP.
Published: September 2010
New England Journal of Medicine. 363: 1139-1145, Sep 2010

Does delay to theatre for medical reasons affect the peri-operative mortality in patients with a fracture of the hip?
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. McKeown DW.
Published: June 2010
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 92-B(6): 835-841, Jun 2010

Cohort profile: the Scottish health surveys cohort: linkage of study participants to routinely collected records for mortality, hospital discharge, cancer and offspring birth characteristics in three nationwide studies.
Gray L. Batty GD. Craig P. Stewart C. Whyte B. Finlayson A. Leyland AH.
Published: April 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(2): 345-350, Apr 2010

Patterns and predictors of re-admission to hospital with self-poisoning in Scotland.
Payne RA. Oliver JJ. Bain M. Elders A. Bateman DN.
Published: February 2009
Public Health. 123(2): 134-137, Feb 2009

Early mortality after surgical fixation of hip fractures in the elderly: an analysis of data from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Finlayson DF. Gregori A.
Published: October 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90-B(10): 1357-1363, Oct 2008

Outcome after surgery for the treatment of hip fracture in the extreme elderly.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A.
Published: September 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90(9): 1899-1905, Sep 2008

Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for acute coronary syndrome.
Pell JP. Haw S. Cobbe S. Newby DE. Pell ACH. Fischbacher C. McConnachie A. Pringle S. Murdoch D. Dunn F. Oldroyd K. MacIntyre P. O`Rourke B. Borland W.
Published: July 2008
New England Journal of Medicine. 359: 482-491, Jul 2008

Adhesions after abdominal surgery in children.
Grant HW. Parker MC. Wilson MS. Menzies D. Sunderland G.Thompson JN. Clark DN. Knight AD. Crowe AM. Ellis H.
Published: January 2008
Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43(1): 152-157, Jan 2008

An analysis of the link between behavioural, biological and social risk factors and subsequent hospital admission in Scotland.
Hanlon P. Lawder R. Elders A. Clark D. Walsh D. Whyte B. Sutton M.
Published: December 2007
Journal of Public Health. 29(4): 405-412, Dec 2007

Hospital admissions and deaths relating to deliberate self-harm and accidents within 5 years of a cancer diagnosis: a national study in Scotland, UK.
Camidge DR. Stockton DL. Frame S. Wood R. Bain M. Bateman DN.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 752-757, Mar 2007

Measures of dependency among older people in community and residential settings in Scotland: their development and application in resource forecasting.
Redpath A.
Published: February 2007
International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics. 16: 81-104, 2007
In: Ann Harding (ed.) Modelling our future: population ageing, health and aged care.


Inequalities


How do trends in mortality inequalities by deprivation and education in Scotland and England and Wales compare? A repeat cross-sectional study.
McCartney G. Popham F. Katikireddi SV. Walsh D. Schofield L.
Published: July 2017
BMJ Open. 7(7): e017590, Jul 2017

Adjustment for survey non-representativeness using record-linkage: refined estimates of alcohol consumption by deprivation in Scotland.
Gorman E. Leyland AH. McCartney G. Katikireddi SV. Rutherford L. Graham L. Robinson M. Gray L.
Published: April 2017
Addiction. doi: 10.1111/add.13797, Apr 2017

Informing investment to reduce inequalities: modelling approach.
McAuley A. Denny C. Taulbut M. Mitchell R. Fischbacher C. Graham B. Grant I. OHagan P. McAllister D. McCartney G.
Published: August 2016
PLoS ONE. 11(8): e0159256, Aug 2016

Inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality across medium to highly developed countries in the twenty-first century.
Arnold M. Renteria E. Conway DI. Bray F. Van Ourti T. Soerjomataram I.
Published: August 2016
Cancer Causes and Control. 27(8): 999-1007, Aug 2016

Dying younger in Scotland: trends in mortality and deprivation relative to England and Wales, 1981-2011.
Schofield L. Walsh D. Munoz-Arroyo R. McCartney G. Buchanan D. Lawder R. Armstrong M. Dundas R. Leyland AH.
Published: July 2016
Health and Place. 40: 106-115, Jul 2016

Occupational prestige, social mobility and the association with lung cancer in men.
Behrens T. Gross I. Siemiatycki J. Conway DI. Olsson A. Stucker I. Guida F. Jockel K.-H. Pohlabeln H. Ahrens W. Bruske I. Wichmann H.-E. Gustavsson P. Consonni D. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Simonato L. Fortes C. Parent M.-E. McLaughlin J. Demers P. Landi MT. Caporaso N. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Rudnai P. Lissowska J. Fabianova E. Tardon A. Field JK. Dumitru RS. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Kromhout H. Vermeulen R. Boffetta P. Straif K. Schuz J. Hovanec J. Kendzia B. Pesch B. Bruning T.
Published: July 2016
BMC Cancer. 16(1): 395, Jul 2016

Explaining trends in alcohol-related harms in Scotland 1991–2011 (I): the role of incomes, effects of socio-economic and political adversity and demographic change.
McCartney G. Bouttell J. Craig N. Craig P. Graham L. Lakha F. Lewsey J. McAdams R. MacPherson M. Minton J. Parkinson J. Robinson M. Shipton D. Taulbut M. Walsh D. Beeston C.
Published: February 2016
Public Health DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.12.013, Feb 2016

Comparing levels of social capital in three northern post-industrial UK cities.
Walsh D. McCartney G. McCullough S. van der Pol M. Buchanan D. Jones R.
Published: March 2015
Public Health. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.02.024, Mar 2015

Comparing Antonovsky`s sense of coherence scale across three UK post-industrial cities.
Walsh D. McCartney G. McCullough S. Buchanan D. Jones R.
Published: November 2014
BMJ Open. 4: e005792, Nov 2014

An association between socioeconomic deprivation and primary care antibiotic prescribing in Scotland.
Covvey JR. Johnson BF. Elliott V. Malcolm W. Mullen AB.
Published: March 2014
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 69(3): 835-841, Mar 2014

Measures of socioeconomic position are not consistently associated with ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease in Scotland: methods from the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS).
Fischbacher CM. Cezard G., Bhopal RS. Pearce J. Bansal N.
Published: February 2014
International Journal of Epidemiology. 43(1): 129-139, Feb 2014

Association between socioeconomic factors and cancer risk: a population cohort study in Scotland (1991-2006).
Sharpe KH. McMahon AD. Raab GM. Brewster DH. Conway DI.
Published: February 2014
PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089513, Feb 2014

Changes in cardiovascular risk factors in relation to increasing ethnic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality: comparison of cross-sectional data in the Health Surveys for England 1999 and 2004.
Bhopal RS. Humphry RW. Fischbacher CM.
Published: September 2013
BMJ Open. 3(9): e003485, Sep 2013

Socioeconomic deprivation increases the effect of winter on admissions to hospital with COPD: retrospective analysis of 10 years of national hospitalisation data.
McAllister DA. Morling JR. Fischbacher CM. MacNee W. Wild SH.
Published: September 2013
Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 22(3): 296-299, Sep 2013

Type 2 diabetes, socioeconomic status and risk of cancer in Scotland 2001-2007.
Walker JJ. Brewster DH. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Philip S. Sattar N. Stockton DL. Wild SH.
Published: August 2013
Diabetologia. 56(8): 1712-1715, Aug 2013

Commentary: long-term monitoring of health inequalities in Scotland: a response to Frank and Haw.
McCartney G. Leyland AH. Fischbacher CM. Whyte B. Walsh D. Stockton DL.
Published: March 2013
Milbank Quarterly. 91(1): 186–191, Mar 2013

Area-based socioeconomic status, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular mortality in Scotland.
Jackson CA. Jones NR. Walker JJ. Fischbacher CM. Colhoun HM. Leese GP. Lindsay RS. McKnight JA. Morris AD. Petrie JR. Sattar N. Wild SH.
Published: November 2012
Diabetologia. 55(11): 2938-2945, Nov 2012

The effect of deprivation and HbA1c on admission to hospital for diabetic ketoacidosis in type 1 diabetes.
Govan L. Maietti E. Torsney B. Wu O. Briggs A. Colhoun HM. Fischbacher CM. Leese GP. McKnight JA. Morris AD. Sattar N. Wild SH. Lindsay RS.
Published: September 2012
Diabetologia. 55(9):2356-2360, Sep 2012

Socioeconomic deprivation and NHS orthodontic treatment delivery in Scotland.
Ulhaq A. McMahon AD. Buchanan S. Goold S. Conway DI.
Published: August 2012
British Dental Journal. 213(4): E5, Aug 2012

Socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of lung and upper aero-digestive tract cancer by age, tumour subtype and sex: a population-based study in Scotland (2000-2007).
Sharpe KH. McMahon AD. McClements P. Watling C. Brewster DH. Conway DI.
Published: June 2012
Cancer Epidemiology. 36(3): e164-e170, Jun 2012

Deprivation and infant feeding at birth.
Ajetunmobi O. Whyte B.
Published: May 2012
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 97(Supplement 1): A183-A186, May 2012

Major ethnic group differences in breast cancer screening uptake in Scotland are not extinguished by adjustment for indices of geographical residence, area deprivation, long-term illness and education.
Bansal N. Bhopal RS. Steiner MF. Brewster DH.
Published: April 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 106(8): 1361-1366, Apr 2012

Linkage of data in the study of ethnic inequalities and inequities in health outcomes in Scotland, New Zealand and the Netherlands: insights for global study of ethnicity and health.
Johnman C. Blakely T. Bansal N. Agyemang C. Ward H.
Published: March 2012
Public Health. 126(3): 245-247, Mar 2012

Effect of socioeconomic deprivation and the appointment of welfare attorneys.
Booth MG. O`Neil E. Haddow C. Cook B. Kinsella J.
Published: November 2011
Scottish Medical Journal. 56: 220–222, Nov 2011

The changing association between socioeconomic circumstances and the incidence of colorectal cancer: a population-based study.
Oliphant R. Brewster DH. Morrison DS.
Published: May 2011
British Journal of Cancer. 104(11): 1791-6, May 2011

Social deprivation and primary hyperparathyroidism.
Ghosh S. Collier A. Clark D. Storey C. Malik I.
Published: November 2010
Endocrine Practice. 16(6): 982-985, Nov 2010

Effect of gender, age and deprivation on key performance indicators in a FOBT-based colorectal screening programme.
Steele RJ. Kostourou I. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser C.
Published: June 2010
Journal of Medical Screening. 17(2): 68-74, Jun 2010

Trends in skin cancer incidence by socioeconomic position in Scotland, 1978-2004.
Doherty VR. Brewster DH. Jensen S. Gorman D.
Published: May 2010
British Journal of Cancer. 102(11): 1661-1664, May 2010

The scar on the face of Scotland: deprivation and alcohol-related facial injuries in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Graham L. Snedker S. McCluskey K. Devlin M. Goodall C.
Published: March 2010
Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 68(3): 644-9, Mar 2010

Socioeconomic factors associated with risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe.
Conway DI. McKinney P. McMahon AD. Ahrens W. Schmeisser N. Benhamou S. Bouchardy C. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Lagiou P. Minaki P. Bencko V. Holcatova I. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Lowry RJ. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Marron M. Hashibe M. Brennan P.
Published: February 2010
European Journal of Cancer. 46(3): 588–598, Feb 2010

Components of socioeconomic risk associated with head and neck cancer: a population-based case-control study in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Smith K. Black R. Robertson G. Devine J. McKinney PA.
Published: January 2010
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 48(1): 11-17, Jan 2010

Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in Scotland in relation to social inequalities: time trend study.
O`Flaherty M. Bishop J. Redpath A. McLaughlin T. Murphy D. Chalmers J. Capewell S.
Published: July 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b2613, Jul 2009

Is there equity of service delivery and intermediate outcomes in South Asians with type 2 diabetes? Analysis of DARTS database and summary of UK publications.
Fischbacher CM. Bhopal R. Steiner M. Morris AD. Chalmers J.
Published: June 2009
Journal of Public Health. 31(2): 239-249, Jun 2009

Socioeconomic factors influence selection and participation in a population-based case-control study of head and neck cancer in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Smith K. Taylord JC. McKinney P.
Published: November 2008
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 61(11): 1187-1193, Nov 2008

Evaluating the impact of a national pilot screening programme for type 2 diabetes in deprived areas of England.
Goyder E. Wild S. Fischbacher C. Carlisle J. Peters J.
Published: October 2008
Family Practice. 25(5): 370-375, Oct 2008

Socioeconomic inequalities and oral cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of case-control studies.
Conway DI. Petticrew M. Marlborough H. Berthiller J. Hashibe M. Macpherson LM.
Published: June 2008
International Journal of Cancer. 122(12): 2811-2819, Jun 2008

Social inequalities in preterm birth in Scotland 1980-2003: findings from an area-based measure of deprivation.
Gray R. Bonellie SR. Chalmers J. Greer I. Jarvis S. Williams C.
Published: January 2008
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 115(1): 82-90, Jan 2008

Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in Scotland 1986-2000.
Shack LG. Rachet B. Brewster DH. Coleman MP.
Published: October 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 97(7): 999-1004, Oct 2007

Dental caries in 5-year-old children attending multi-ethnic schools in Greater Glasgow: the impact of ethnic background and levels of deprivation.
Conway DI. Quarrell I. McCall DR. Gilmour H. Bedi R. Macpherson LM.
Published: September 2007
Community Dental Health. 24(3): 161-165, Sep 2007

Widening socio-economic inequalities in oral cancer incidence in Scotland, 1976-2002.
Conway DI. Brewster DH. McKinney PA. Stark J. McMahon AD. Macpherson LMD.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 818-820, Mar 2007

How has legislation restricting paracetamol pack size affected patterns of deprivation related inequalities in self-harm in Scotland?
Gorman DR. Bain M. Inglis JHC. Murphy D. Bateman DN.
Published: January 2007
Public Health. 121(1): 45-50, Jan 2007


Maternity and births


Variations in multiple birth rates and impact on perinatal outcomes in Europe.
Heino A. Gissler M. Hindori-Mohangoo A.D. Blondel B. Verdenik I. Mierzejewska E. Velebil P. Olafsdottir HS. Macfarlane A. Zeitlin J. Haidinger G. Alexander S. Pavlou P. Mortensen L. Sakkeus L. Lack N. Antsaklis A. Berbik I. Bonham S. Cuttini M. Misins J. Jaselioniene J. Wagener Y. Gatt M. Nijhuis J. Van Der Pal K. Klungsoyr K. Szamotulska K. Barros H. Horga M. Cap J. Mandic NT. Bolumar F. Gottvall K. Berrut S. Klimont J. Zhang W.-H. Dramaix-Wilmet M. Van Humbeeck M. Leroy C. Minsart A.-F. Van Leeuw V. Martens E. De Spiegelaere M. Verkruyssen F. Willems M. Aelvoet W. Tafforeau J. Renard F. Walckiers D. Cuignet D. Demoulin P. Cloots H. Hendrickx E. Kongs A. Stylianou D. Kyprianou T. Skordes N. Roos JL. Anderson A.-M.. Mortensen L.. Ritvanen A. Colle M.-H.. Ego A. Rey G. Heller G. Scharl A. Drakakis P. Bjarnadottir R.I. Hardardottir H. Ragnarsdottir B. Stefansdottir V. Haraldsdottir S. Mulligan A. Tamburini C. Boldrini R. Prati S. Loghi M. Castagnaro C. Marchetti S. Burgio A. Da Fre M. Zile I. Isakova J. Gaidelyte R. Jaselione J. Billy A. Touvrey-Lecomte A. Van Der K. De Bruin P. Achterberg P. Hukkelhoven C. De Winter G. Ravelli A. Rijninks-Van Driel G. Tamminga P. Groesz M. Elferink-Stinkens P. Osen A. Ebbing M. Correia S. Cucu A. Novak-Antolic Z. Jane M. Vidal M.. Barona C. Mas R. Alcaide AR. Lundqvist E. Konig C. Schmid M. Dattani N. Chalmers J. Monteath K. Climson M. Marr L. Gibson R. Thomas G. Osborne R. Brown R. Sweet D. Evans J. Magill S. Graham A. Reid H. Falconer T. McConnell K. McComb N.
Published: March 2016
PLoS ONE. 11(3): e0149252, Mar 2016

Linking databases on perinatal health: a review of the literature and current practices in Europe.
Delnord M. Szamotulska K. Hindori-Mohangoo AD. Blondel B. Macfarlane AJ. Dattani N. Barona C. Berrut S. Zile I. Wood R. Sakkeus L. Gissler M. Zeitlin J.
Published: January 2016
European Journal of Public Health 2016. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv231, Jan 2016

Neonatal mortality amongst Scottish preterm singleton births (2001-2010): record linkage of maternity data and neonatal mortality data.
Magowan BA. Bain M. Thompson K. Conlon J.
Published: December 2015
Public Health. 129(12): 1597-1601, Dec 2015

Previous miscarriage and the subsequent risk of preterm birth in Scotland, 1980-2008: a historical cohort study.
Oliver-Williams C. Fleming M. Wood AM. Smith G.
Published: October 2015
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 122(11): 1525-1534, Oct 2015

STOPPIT baby follow-up study: the effect of prophylactic progesterone in twin pregnancy on childhood outcome.
McNamara HC. Wood R. Chalmers J. Marlow N. Norrie J. MacLennan G. McPherson G. Boachie C. Norman JE.
Published: April 2015
PLoS ONE. 10(4): e0122341, Apr 2015

Breastfeeding is associated with reduced childhood hospitalization: evidence from a Scottish birth cohort (1997-2009).
Ajetunmobi OM. Whyte B. Chalmers J. Tappin DM. Wolfson L. Fleming M. MacDonald A. Wood R. Stockton DL.
Published: March 2015
Journal of Pediatrics. 166(3): 620-625, Mar 2015

Educational outcomes following breech delivery: a record-linkage study of 456 947 children.
Mackay DF. Wood R. King A. Clark DN. Cooper SA. Smith GCS. Pell JP.
Published: February 2015
International Journal of Epidemiology. 44(1): 209-217, Feb 2015

Ethnicity and first birth: age, smoking, delivery, gestation, weight and feeding: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bansal N. Chalmers JW. Fischbacher CM. Steiner MF. Bhopal RS.
Published: December 2014
European Journal of Public Health. 24(6): 911-6, Dec 2014

Linking databases on perinatal health: a review of the literature and current practices in Europe.
Delnord M. Szamotulska K. Monhangoo A. Gissler M. Barona C. Barros H. Berrut S. Chalmers J. Dattani N. Sakkeus L. Zile I. Zeitlin J.
Published: October 2014
European Journal of Public Health. 24(suppl 2), Oct 2014

Evaluation of Health in Pregnancy grants in Scotland: a protocol for a natural experiment.
Dundas R. Ouedraogo S. Bond L. Briggs AH. Chalmers J. Gray R. Wood R. Leyland AH.
Published: October 2014
BMJ Open. 4(10): A22, Oct 2014

Varying gestational age patterns in cesarean delivery: an international comparison.
Delnord M. Blondel B. Drewniak N. Bolumar F. Mohangoo A. Gissler M. Szamotulska K. Lack N. Nijhuis J. Velebil P. Sakkeus L. Chalmers J. Zeitlin J. Haidinger G. XMartens G. Misselwitz B. Wenzlaff P. Bonham S. Jaselioniene J. Gatt M. Klungsoyr K. Barros H. Novak Z. Gottvall K.
Published: September 2014
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14: 321, Sep 2014

Ethnic variation in maternity care: a comparison of Polish and Scottish women delivering in Scotland 2004-2009.
Gorman DR. Katikireddi SV. Morris C. Chalmers JWT. Sim J. Szamotulska K. Mierzejewska E. Hughes RG.
Published: March 2014
Public Health. 128(3): 262-267, Mar 2014

Association between maternal body mass index during pregnancy, short-term morbidity, and increased health service costs: a population-based study.
Denison FC. Norwood P. Bhattacharya S. Duffy A. Mahmood T. Morris C. Raja EA. Norman JE. Lee AJ. Scotland G.
Published: January 2014
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 121(1): 72-81, Jan 2014

Preterm birth time trends in Europe: a study of 19 countries.
Zeitlin J. Szamotulska K. Drewniak N. Mohangoo AD. Chalmers J. Sakkeus L. Irgens L. Gatt M. Gissler M. Blondel B.
Published: October 2013
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 120(11): 1356-1365, Oct 2013

A population-based study of venous thrombosis in pregnancy in Scotland 1980-2005.
Kane EV. Calderwood C. Dobbie R. Morris C. Roman E. Greer IA.
Published: July 2013
European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 169(2): 223-229, Jul 2013

Changes in association between previous therapeutic abortion and preterm birth in Scotland, 1980 to 2008: a historical cohort study.
Oliver-Williams C. Fleming M. Monteath K. Wood AM. Smith GCS.
Published: July 2013
PLoS Medicine. 10(7): e1001481, Jul 2013

Outcomes of induction of labour in women with previous caesarean delivery: a retrospective cohort study using a population database.
Stock SJ. Ferguson E. Duffy A. Ford I. Chalmers J. Norman JE.
Published: April 2013
PLoS ONE. 8(4): e60404. Apr 2013

Obstetric factors and different causes of special educational need: retrospective cohort study of 407,503 schoolchildren.
MacKay DF. Smith GCS. Dobbie R. Cooper SA. Pell JP.
Published: February 2013
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 120(3), 297-307, Feb 2013

Interbirth spacing and offspring mental health outcomes.
Riordan DV. Morris C. Hattie J. Stark C.
Published: December 2012
Psychological Medicine. 42(12): 2511-2521, Dec 2012

Family size and perinatal circumstances, as mental health risk factors in a Scottish birth cohort.
Riordan DV. Morris C. Hattie J. Stark C.
Published: June 2012
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 47(6): 975-83, Jun 2012

Deprivation and infant feeding at birth.
Ajetunmobi O. Whyte B.
Published: May 2012
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 97(Supplement 1): A183-A186, May 2012

Outcomes of elective induction of labour compared with expectant management: population based study.
Stock SJ. Ferguson E. Duffy A. Ford I. Chalmers J. Norman JE.
Published: May 2012
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2838, May 2012

Gestational age patterns of fetal and neonatal mortality in Europe: results from the Euro-Peristat project.
Mohangoo AD. Buitendijk SE. Szamotulska K. Chalmers J. Irgens LM. Bolumar F. Nijhuis JG.. Zeitlin J.
Published: November 2011
PLoS ONE. 6(11): e24727, Nov 2011

Advanced maternal age and the risk of perinatal death due to intrapartum anoxia at term.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: August 2011
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65(3): 241-245, Aug 2011

Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study.
Roberts CL. Ford JB. Algert CS. Antonsen S. Chalmers J. Cnattingius S. Gokhale M. Kotelchuck M. Melve KK. Langridge A. Morris C. Morris JM. Nassar N. Norman JE. Norrie J. Sorensen HT. Walker R. Weir CJ.
Published: May 2011
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000101, May 2011

Recurrent miscarriage is associated with a family history of ischaemic heart disease: a retrospective cohort study.
Smith G, Wood A, Pell J, Hattie J.
Published: April 2011
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 118(5); 557–563, Apr 2011

Time of birth and risk of neonatal death at term: retrospective cohort study.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Mechan H. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: July 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c3498, Jul 2010

Gestational age at delivery and special educational need: retrospective cohort study of 407,503 schoolchildren.
MacKay DF. Smith GCS. Dobbie R. Pell JP.
Published: June 2010
PLoS Med. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000289, Jun 2010

Cohort profile: the Scottish health surveys cohort: linkage of study participants to routinely collected records for mortality, hospital discharge, cancer and offspring birth characteristics in three nationwide studies.
Gray L. Batty GD. Craig P. Stewart C. Whyte B. Finlayson A. Leyland AH.
Published: April 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(2): 345-350, Apr 2010

Birth weight and the risk of cardiovascular disease in the maternal grandparents.
Smith GCS. Wood AM. White IR. Pell JP. Hattie J.
Published: March 2010
American Journal of Epidemiology, 171(6): 736-744, Mar 2010

Perinatal health monitoring in Europe: results from the EURO-PERISTAT project.
Gissler M. Mohangoo AD. Blondel B. Chalmers J. Macfarlane A. Gaizauskiene A. Gatt M. Lack N. Sakkeus L. Zeitlin J.
Published: March 2010
Informatics for Health and Social Care. 35(2): 64-79, Mar 2010

Smoking prevalence and smoking cessation services for pregnant women in Scotland.
Tappin DM. MacAskill S. Bauld L. Eadie D. Shipton D. Galbraith L.
Published: January 2010
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. doi:10.1186/1747-597X-5-1, Jan 2010

Economic evaluation of diagnosing and excluding ectopic pregnancy.
Wedderburn CJ. Warner P. Graham B. Duncan WC. Critchley HOD. Horne AW.
Published: November 2009
Human Reproduction. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dep397, Nov 2009

Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records.
Gray R. Bonellie SR. Chalmers J. Greer I. Jarvis S. Kurinczuk JJ. Williams C.
Published: October 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b3754, Oct 2009

Increased maternal BMI is associated with an increased risk of minor complications during pregnancy with consequent cost implications.
Denison FC. Norrie G. Graham B. Lynch J. Harper N. Reynolds RM.
Published: October 2009
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 116(11): 1467-72, Oct 2009

Reliability of self reported smoking status by pregnant women for estimating smoking prevalence: a retrospective, cross sectional study.
Shipton D. Tappin DM. Vadiveloo T. Crossley JA. Aitken DA. Chalmers J.
Published: October 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b4347, Oct 2009

The effect of changing patterns of obstetric care in Scotland (1980-2004) on rates of preterm birth and its neonatal consequences: perinatal database study.
Norman JE. Morris C. Chalmers J.
Published: September 2009
PLoS Medicine. 6(9): e1000153, Sep 2009

Rates of and factors associated with delivery-related perinatal death among term infants in Scotland.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: August 2009
JAMA. 302(6): 660-668, Aug 2009

Amniocentesis in the second trimester and congenital talipes equinovarus in the offspring: a population-based record linkage study in Scotland.
Cardy AH. Torrance N. Clark D. Miedzybrodzka Z. Sharp L.
Published: June 2009
Prenatal Diagnosis. 29(6): 613–619, Jun 2009

Time trend in the risk of delivery-related perinatal and neonatal death associated with breech presentation at term.
Pasupathy D. Wood AM. Pell JP. Fleming M. Smith GCS.
Published: April 2009
International Journal of Epidemiology. 38(2): 490-498, Apr 2009

The effect of delaying childbirth on primary cesarean section rates.
Smith GCS. Cordeaux Y. White IR. Pasupathy D. Missfelder-Lobos H. Pell JP. Stephen D. Charnock-Jones S. Fleming M.
Published: July 2008
PLoS Medicine. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0050144, Jul 2008

Centile charts for birthweight for gestational age for Scottish singleton births.
Bonellie S. Chalmers J. Gray R. Greer I. Jarvis S. Williams C.
Published: February 2008
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 8: 5, Feb 2008

Social inequalities in preterm birth in Scotland 1980-2003: findings from an area-based measure of deprivation.
Gray R. Bonellie SR. Chalmers J. Greer I. Jarvis S. Williams C.
Published: January 2008
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 115(1): 82-90, Jan 2008

Maternal and biochemical predictors of antepartum stillbirth among nulliparous women in relation to gestational age of fetal death.
Smith GCS. Shah I. White IR. Pell JP. Crossley JA. Dobbie R.
Published: June 2007
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 114(6): 705-714, Jun 2007

Circulating angiogenic factors in early pregnancy and the risk of preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, spontaneous preterm birth, and stillbirth.
Smith GCS. Crossley JA. Aitken DA. Jenkins N. Lyall F. Cameron AD. Connor JM. Dobbie R.
Published: June 2007
Obstetrics and Gynecology. 109(6): 1316-1324, Jun 2007

Previous preeclampsia, preterm delivery, and delivery of a small for gestational age infant and the risk of unexplained stillbirth in the second pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study, Scotland, 1992-2001.
Smith GCS. Shah I. White IR. Pell JP. Dobbie R.
Published: January 2007
American Journal of Epidemiology. 165(2): 194-202, Jan 2007

Maternal obesity in early pregnancy and risk of spontaneous and elective preterm deliveries: a retrospective cohort study.
Smith GCS. Shah I. Pell JP. Crossley JA. Dobbie R.
Published: January 2007
American Journal of Public Health. 97(1): 157-162, Jan 2007


Mental health


Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study.
Dougall N. Lambert P. Maxwell M. Dawson A. Sinnott R. McCafferty S. Morris C. Clark D. Springbett A.
Published: April 2014
British Journal of Psychiatry. 204(4): 267-273, Apr 2014

Early death in those previously hospitalised for mental healthcare in Scotland: a nationwide cohort study, 1986–2010.
Ajetunmobi O. Taylor M. Stockton D. Wood R.
Published: July 2013
BMJ Open. 3(7): e002768, Jul 2013

Potential to enhance the prescribing of generic drugs in patients with mental health problems in Austria; implications for the future.
Godman B. Bucsics A. Burkhardt T. Piessnegger J. Schmitzer M. Barbui C. Raschi E. Bennie M. Gustafsson LL.
Published: January 2013
Frontiers in Pharmacology. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2012.00198, Jan 2013

Interbirth spacing and offspring mental health outcomes.
Riordan DV. Morris C. Hattie J. Stark C.
Published: December 2012
Psychological Medicine. 42(12): 2511-2521, Dec 2012

Family size and perinatal circumstances, as mental health risk factors in a Scottish birth cohort.
Riordan DV. Morris C. Hattie J. Stark C.
Published: June 2012
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 47(6): 975-83, Jun 2012

Alcohol and drug misuse, risk of re-admission to a general hospital and psychiatric contact.
Goldbeck R. Asif M. Sanderson M. Farquharson C.
Published: February 2012
Scottish Medical Journal. 57(1): 60, Feb 2012

Predicting which people with psychosocial distress are at risk of becoming dependent on state benefits: analysis of routinely available data.
Whittaker W. Sutton M. Maxwell M. Munoz-Arroyo R. Macdonald S. Power A. Smith M. Wilson P. Morrison J.
Published: August 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c3838, Aug 2010

`A coal face option`: GPs` perspectives on the rise in antidepressant prescribing.
Macdonald S. Morrison J. Maxwell M. Munoz-Arroyo R. Power A. Smith M. Sutton M. Wilson P.
Published: September 2009
British Journal of General Practice. 59(566): e299–e307, Sep 2009

Factors influencing variation in prescribing of antidepressants by general practices in Scotland.
Morrison J. Anderson MJ. Sutton M. Munoz-Arroyo R. McDonald S. Maxwell M. Power A. Smith M. Wilson P.
Published: February 2009
British Journal of General Practice. 59(559): e25-e31, Feb 2009

Relationship between antidepressant and anxiolytic/hypnotic prescribing: a mixed-methods study.
Morrison J. Anderson MJ. Mac Donald S. Maxwell M. Munoz-Arroyo R. Power A. Smith M. Sutton M. Wilson P.
Published: September 2008
European Journal of General Practice. 14(3-4): 129-135, Sep 2008

The psychological impact of genital anomalies on the parents of affected children.
Duguid A. Morrison S. Robertson A. Chalmers J. Youngson G. Ahmed SF.
Published: March 2007
Acta Paediatrica, 96(3): 348-352, Mar 2007


Prescribing and medicines


Cumulative and temporal associations between antimicrobial prescribing and community-associated Clostridium difficile infection: population-based case-control study using administrative data.
Kavanagh K. Pan J. Marwick C. Davey P. Wiuff C. Bryson S. Robertson C. Bennie M.
Published: December 2016
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 72(4): 1193-1201, Dec 2016

Polypharmacy among the elderly in the Republic of Srpska: extent and implications for the future.
Markovic-Pekovic V. Skrbic R. Petrovic A. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Mrak J. Bennie M. Fadare J. Kwon HY. Schiffers K. Truter I. Godman B.
Published: October 2016
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 16(5): 609-618, Oct 2016

Metformin and survival of people with type 2 diabetes and pleural mesothelioma: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
Wu H. Walker J. Damhuis RA. Brewster DH. Wild SH.
Published: September 2016
Lung Cancer. 99: 194-199, Sep 2016

Data feedback and behavioural change intervention to improve primary care prescribing safety (EFIPPS): multicentre, three arm, cluster randomised controlled trial.
Guthrie B. Kavanagh K. Robertson C. Barnett K. Treweek S. Petrie D. Ritchie L. Bennie M.
Published: August 2016
BMJ. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4079, Aug 2016

Benzodiazepine and z-hypnotic prescribing for older people in primary care: a cross-sectional population-based study.
Johnson CF. Frei C. Downes N. McTaggart SA. Akram G.
Published: June 2016
British Journal of General Practice. 66(647): e410-5, Jun 2016

Data resource profile: the Scottish national Prescribing Information System (PIS).
Alvarez-Madrazo S. McTaggart S. Nangle C. Nicholson E. Bennie M.
Published: May 2016
International Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw060, May 2016

Data resource profile: the Scottish national Prescribing Information System (PIS).
Alvarez-Madrazo S. McTaggart S. Nangle C. Nicholson E. Bennie M.
Published: May 2016
International Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw060, May 2016

Growth in nurse prescribing of antibiotics: the Scottish experience 2007–13
Ness V. Malcolm W. McGivern G. Reilly J.
Published: August 2015
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 70(12): 3384-3389, Aug 2015

Prescription of emergency antiepileptic medication after a first childhood seizure: analysis of routine administrative data.
Chin RFM. Ajetunmobi O. Weir CJ. Wood R.
Published: June 2015
Epileptic Disorders. 17(2): 172-176, Jun 2015

Quality and efficiency of statin prescribing across countries with a special focus on South Africa: findings and future implications.
Godman B. Bishop I. Campbell SM. Malmstrom RE. Truter I.
Published: April 2015
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 15(2): 323-330, Apr 2015

A qualitative study of the relationship between the Scottish Medicines Consortium and their clinical experts.
Newham R. Corcoran ED. Dear JW. Hems S. McTaggart S. Bennie M.
Published: March 2015
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. doi: 10.1111/jep.12325, Mar 2015

Initiatives in South Africa to enhance the prescribing of generic proton pump inhibitors: findings and implications.
Truter I. Shankar S. Bennie M. Van Woerkom M. Godman B.
Published: March 2015
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 4(2): 123-131, Mar 2015

Review of ongoing initiatives to improve prescribing efficiency in China: angiotensin receptor blockers as a case history.
Zeng W. Gustafsson LL. Bennie M. Finlayson AE. Godman B.
Published: February 2015
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 15(1): 157-169, Feb 2015

Barriers to the safe and effective use of intravenous gentamicin and vancomycin in Scottish hospitals, and strategies for quality improvement.
Newham R. Thomson AH. Semple Y. Dewar S. Steedman T. Bennie M.
Published: January 2015
European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. 22(1): 32-37, Jan 2015

Development and psychometric testing of an instrument to measure safety climate perceptions in community pharmacy.
Newham R. Bennie M. Maxwell D. Watson A. De Wet C. Bowie P.
Published: December 2014
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 20(6): 1144-1152, Dec 2014

Risk of AKI with gentamicin as surgical prophylaxis.
Bell S. Davey P. Nathwani D. Marwick C. Vadiveloo T. Sneddon J. Patton A. Bennie M. Fleming S. Donnan PT.
Published: November 2014
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 25(11): 2625-2632, Nov 2014

Effective Feedback to Improve Primary Care Prescribing Safety (EFIPPS): a pragmatic three-arm cluster randomised trial: designing the intervention (ClinicalTrials.gov registration NCT01602705).
Barnett KN. Bennie M. Treweek S. Robertson C. Petrie DJ. Ritchie LD. Guthrie B.
Published: October 2014
Implementation Science. 9: 133, Oct 2014

Different initiatives across Europe to enhance losartan utilisation post generics: impact and implications.
Moon JC. Godman B. Petzold M. Alvarez-Madrazo S. Bennett K. Bishop I. Bucsics A. Hesse U. Martin A. Simoens S. Zara C. Malmstrom RE.
Published: October 2014
Frontiers in Pharmacology. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2014.00219, Oct 2014

Review of ongoing initiatives to improve prescribing efficiency in China; angiotensin receptor blockers as a case history.
Zen W. Gustafsson LL. Bennie M. Finlayson AE. Godman B.
Published: October 2014
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. doi: 10.1586/14737167.2015.963557, Oct 2014

Lean, new technologies and employment in public health services: employees experiences in the National Health Service.
Lindsay C. Commander J. Findlay P. Bennie M. Corcoran ED. Van Der Meer R.
Published: August 2014
International Journal of Human Resource Management. 25(21): 2941-2956, Aug 2014

Dabigatran: a continuing exemplar case history demonstrating the need for comprehensive models to optimize the utilization of new drugs.
Godman B. Malmstrom RE. Diogene E. Jayathissa S. McTaggart S. Cars T. Alvarez-Madrazo S. Baumgartel C. Brzezinska A. Bucsics A. Campbell S. Eriksson I. Finlayson A. Furst J. Garuoliene K. Gutierrez-Ibarluzea I. Hviding K. Herholz H. Joppi R. Kalaba M. Laius O. Malinowska K. Pedersen HB. Markovic-Pekovic V. Piessnegger J. Selke G. Sermet C. Spillane S. Tomek D. Voncina L. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Wale J. Wladysiuk M. van Woerkom M. Zara C. Gustafsson LL.
Published: June 2014
Frontiers in Pharmacology. 5: 109, Jun 2014

Can authorities appreciably enhance the prescribing of oral generic risperidone to conserve resources? Findings from across Europe and their implications.
Godman B. Petzold M. Bennett K. Bennie M. Bucsics A. Finlayson AE. Martin A. Persson M. Piessnegger J. Raschi E. Simoens S. Zara C. Barbui C.
Published: June 2014
BMC Medicine. 12(1): 98, Jun 2014

Multiple policies to enhance prescribing efficiency for established medicines in Europe with a particular focus on demand-side measures: findings and future implications.
Godman B. Wettermark B. van Woerkom M. Fraeyman J. Alvarez-Madrazo S. Berg C. Bishop I. Bucsics A. Campbell S. Finlayson AE. Furst J. Garuoliene K. Herholz H. Kalaba M. Laius O. Piessnegger J. Sermet C. Schwabe U. Vlahovic-Palcevski VV. Markovic-Pekovic V. Voncina L. Malinowska K. Zara C. Gustafsson LL.
Published: June 2014
Frontiers in Pharmacology. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2014.00106, Jun 2014

Unplanned medication discontinuation as a potential pharmacovigilance signal: a nested young person cohort study.
Sun AP. Kirby B. Black C. Helms PJ. Bennie M. McLay JS.
Published: March 2014
BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology. 15:11, Mar 2014

An association between socioeconomic deprivation and primary care antibiotic prescribing in Scotland.
Covvey JR. Johnson BF. Elliott V. Malcolm W. Mullen AB.
Published: March 2014
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 69(3): 835-841, Mar 2014

Measures to improve angiotensin receptor blocker prescribing efficiency in the UK: findings and implications.
Martin A. Godman B. Miranda J. Tilstone J. Saleem N. Olsson E. Acosta A. Restrepo L. Bennie M.
Published: January 2014
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 3(1): 41-51, Jan 2014

Generic atypical antipsychotic drugs in Belgium: their influence and implications.
Godman B. De Bruyn K. Miranda J. Raschi E. Bennie M. Barbui C. Simoens S.
Published: November 2013
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 2(6): 551-561, Nov 2013

Torsadogenic risk of antipsychotics: combining adverse event reports with drug utilization data across Europe.
Raschi E. Poluzzi E. Godman B. Koci A. Moretti U. Kalaba M. Bennie M. Barbui C. Wettermark B. Sturkenboom M. De Ponti F.
Published: November 2013
PLoS ONE. 8(11): e81208, Nov 2013

Long-term effects of statin treatment in elderly people: extended follow-up of the PROspective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER).
Lloyd SM. Stott DJ. de Craen AJ. Kearney PM. Sattar N. Perry I. Packard CJ. Briggs A. Marchbank L. Comber H. Jukema JW. Westendorp RG. Trompet S. Buckley BM. Ford I.
Published: September 2013
PLoS ONE. 8(9): e72642, Sep 2013

Measures to enhance angiotensin-receptor blocker prescribing efficiency in Belgium following generic losartan: impact and implications for the future.
Simoens S. De Bruyn K. Miranda J. Bennie M. Malmstrom RE. Godman B.
Published: September 2013
Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 4(3): 173-181, Sep 2013

Can authorities take advantage of the availability of generic atypical antipsychotic drugs? Findings from Sweden and potential implications.
Godman B. Persson M. Miranda J. Barbui C. Bennie M. Finlayson AE. Raschi E. Wettermark B.
Published: September 2013
Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 4(3): 139-150, Sep 2013

Influence of multiple initiatives in Sweden to enhance ARB prescribing efficiency following generic losartan: findings and implications for other countries.
Godman B. Wettermark B. Miranda J. Bennie M. Martin A. Malmstrom RE.
Published: September 2013
International Journal of Clinical Practice. 67(9): 853-862, Sep 2013

Reforms and initiatives in Scotland in recent years to encourage the prescribing of generic drugs, their influence and implications for other countries.
Godman, B. Bishop I. Finlayson AE. Campbell S. Kwon H. Bennie M.
Published: August 2013
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 13(4): 469-482, Aug 2013

Personalizing health care: feasibility and future implications.
Godman B. Finlayson AE. Cheema PK. Zebedin-Brandl E. Gutiérrez-Ibarluzea I. Jones J. Malmström RE. Asola E. Baumgärtel C. Bennie M. Bishop I. Bucsics A. Campbell S. Diogene E. Ferrario A. Fürst J. Garuoliene K. Gomes M. Harris K. Haycox A. Herholz H. Hviding K. Jan S. Kalaba M. Kvalheim C. Laius O. Lööv S. Malinowska K. Martin A. McCullagh L. Nilsson F. Paterson K. Schwabe U. Selke G. Sermet C. Simoens S. Tomek D. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Voncina L. Wladysiuk M. van Woerkom M. Wong-Rieger D. Zara C. Ali R. Gustafsson LL.
Published: August 2013
BMC Medicine 11: 179, Aug 2013

How community pharmacists could improve their role as providers of medicines information.
Bennie B. Corcoran ED. Trundle J. Mackay C. Akram G.
Published: July 2013
European Journal of Palliative Care. 20(4): 188-191, Jul 2013

Early-stage experiences of the implementation of a large-scale robotic storage and distribution system in a hospital pharmacy service within a large UK Health Authority.
Van Der Meer R. Bennie M. Corcoran ED. Lannigan N.
Published: July 2013
European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. 20(6): 362-367, Jul 2013

Dabigatran: a case history demonstrating the need for comprehensive approaches to optimize the use of new drugs
Malmstrom RE. Godman BB. Diogene E. Baumgarte C. Bennie M. Bishop I. Brzezinska A. Bucsics A. Campbell S. Ferrario A. Finlayson AE. Furst J. Garuoliene K. Gomes M. Gutierrez-Ibarluzea I. Haycox A. Hviding K. Herholz H. Hoffmann M. Jan S. Jones J. Joppi R. Kalaba M. Kvalheim C. Laius O. Langner I. Lonsdale J. Loov S.-A. Malinowska K. McCullagh L. Paterson K. Markovic-Pekovic V. Martin A. Piessnegger J. Selke G. Sermet C. Simoens S. Tulunay C. Tomek D. Voncina L. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Wale J. Wilcock M. Wladysiuk M. Van Woerkom M. Zara C. Gustafsson LL.
Published: May 2013
Frontiers in Pharmacology. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2013.00039, May 2013

Are prescribing initiatives readily transferable across classes: the case of generic losartan in Scotland?
Bennie M. Bishop I. Godman B. Campbell S. Miranda J. Finlayson AE. Gustafsson LL.
Published: April 2013
Quality in Primary Care. 21(1): 7-15, Apr 2013

Are specific initiatives required to enhance prescribing of generic atypical antipsychotics in Scotland? International implications.
Bennie M. Bishop I. Godman B. Barbui C. Raschi E. Campbell S. Miranda J. Gustafsson LL.
Published: February 2013
International Journal of Clinical Practice. 67(2):170-180, Feb 2013

Potential to enhance the prescribing of generic drugs in patients with mental health problems in Austria; implications for the future.
Godman B. Bucsics A. Burkhardt T. Piessnegger J. Schmitzer M. Barbui C. Raschi E. Bennie M. Gustafsson LL.
Published: January 2013
Frontiers in Pharmacology. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2012.00198, Jan 2013

From intermittent antibiotic point prevalence surveys to quality improvement: experience in Scottish hospitals.
Malcolm W., Nathwani D. Davey P. Cromwell T. Patton A. Reilly J. Cairns S. Bennie M.
Published: January 2013
Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 2(1): 3, Jan 2013

Protocol for the Effective Feedback to Improve Primary Care Prescribing Safety (EFIPPS) study: a cluster randomised controlled trial using ePrescribing data.
Guthrie B. Treweek S. Petrie D. Barnett K. Ritchie LD. Robertson C. Bennie M.
Published: December 2012
BMJ Open. 2(6): e002359, Dec 2012

Ongoing measures to enhance the efficiency of prescribing of proton pump inhibitors and statins in the Netherlands: influence and future implications.
Woerkom MV. Piepenbrink H. Godman B. Metz JD. Campbell S. Bennie M. Eimers M. Gustafsson LL.
Published: November 2012
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 1(6):527-538, Nov 2012

Possible ways to enhance renin-Angiotensin prescribing efficiency: Republic of Serbia as a case history?
Kalaba M. Godman B. Vuksanovic A. Bennie M. Malmstrom RE.
Published: November 2012
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 1(6): 539-549, Nov 2012

Equity and efficiency: striving for a solution for the introduction of new medicines.
Hems S. Black C. McIver L. Bennie K.
Published: November 2012
Scottish Medical Journal. 57(4): 191-195, Nov 2012

Payers endorse generics to enhance prescribing efficiency: impact and future implications, a case history approach.
Godman B. Abuelkhair M. Vitry A. Abdu S. Bennie M. Bishop I. Fahmy S. Garuoliene K. Herholz H. Martin A. Malmstrom RE. Jan S. Schwabe U. Sermet C. Skiold P. Voncina L. Gustaffson LL.
Published: April 2012
GaBI Journal. 2012; 1(2): 69-83, 2012

Effective delivery of pharmaceutical palliative care: challenges in the community pharmacy setting.
Akram G. Bennie M. McKellar S. Michels S. Hudson S. Trundle J.
Published: March 2012
Journal of Palliative Medicine. 15(3): 317-321, Mar 2012

Multiple initiatives continue to enhance the prescribing efficiency for the proton pump inhibitors and statins in Scotland.
Bennie M. Godman B. Bishop I. Campbell S.
Published: February 2012
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 12(1): 125-130, Feb 2012

European payer initiatives to reduce prescribing costs through use of generics.
Godman B. Wettermark B. Bishop I. Burkhardt T. Fürst J. Garuoliene K.
Published: January 2012
GaBI Journal. 1(1): 22-27, 2012

Influence of demand-side measures to enhance renin-angiotensin prescribing efficiency in Europe: implications for the future.
Voncina L. Strizrep T. Godman B. Bennie M. Bishop I. Campbell S. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Gustafsson LL.
Published: August 2011
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 11(4): 469-479, Aug 2011

Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG): development and impact of the Scottish National Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme.
Nathwani D. Sneddon J. Malcolm W. Wiuff C. Patton A. Hurding S. Eastaway A. Seaton RA. Watson E. Gillies E. Davey P. Bennie M.
Published: July 2011
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 38(1):16-26, Jul 2011

An investigation into the effect of advice from the Scottish Medicines Consortium on the use of medicines in Scotland`s health service.
Bennie M. Dear J. Hems S. Black C. McIver L. Webb DJ.
Published: February 2011
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 71(2): 283-288, Feb 2011

Policies to enhance prescribing efficiency in Europe: findings and future implications.
Godman B. Shrank W. Andersen M. Berg C. Bishop I. Burkhardt T. Garuoliene K. Herholz H. Joppi R. Kalaba M. Laius O. Lonsdale J. Malmstrom RE. Martikainen JE. Samaluk V. Sermet C. Schwabe U. Teixeira I. Tilson L. Tulunay FC. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Wendykowska K. Wettermark B. Zara C. Gustafsson LL.
Published: January 2011
Frontiers in Pharmacology. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2010.00141, Jan 2011

Comparing policies to enhance prescribing efficiency in Europe through increasing generic utilization: changes seen and global implications.
Godman B. Shrank W. Andersen M. Berg C. Bishop I. Burkhardt T. Garuoliene K. Herholz H. Joppi R. Kalaba M. Laius O. McGinn D. Samaluk V. Sermet C. Schwabe U. Teixeira I. Tilson L. Tulunay FC. Vlahovic-Palcevski V. Wendykowska K. Wettermark B. Zara C. Gustafsson LL.
Published: December 2010
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 10(6): 707-722, Dec 2010

Management of medication use in Scotland.
Covvey JR. McTaggart S. Bishop I.
Published: August 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy: AJHP: Official Journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 67(16): 1378-1382, Aug 2010

Use of generics: a critical cost containment measure for all healthcare professionals in Europe?
Godman B. Shrank W. Wettermark B. Andersen M. Bishop I. Burkhardt T. Garuoliene K. Kalaba M. Laius O. Joppi R. Sermet C. Schwabe U. Teixeira I. Tulunay FC. Wendykowska K. Zara C. Gustafsson LL.
Published: August 2010
Pharmaceuticals. 3(8): 2470-2494, Aug 2010

`A coal face option`: GPs` perspectives on the rise in antidepressant prescribing.
Macdonald S. Morrison J. Maxwell M. Munoz-Arroyo R. Power A. Smith M. Sutton M. Wilson P.
Published: September 2009
British Journal of General Practice. 59(566): 658-659, Sep 2009

Factors influencing variation in prescribing of antidepressants by general practices in Scotland.
Morrison J. Anderson MJ. Sutton M. Munoz-Arroyo R. McDonald S. Maxwell M. Power A. Smith M. Wilson P.
Published: February 2009
British Journal of General Practice. 59(559): e25-e31, Feb 2009

Relationship between antidepressant and anxiolytic/hypnotic prescribing: a mixed-methods study.
Morrison J. Anderson MJ. MacDonald S. Maxwell M. Munoz-Arroyo R. Power A. Smith M. Sutton M. Wilson P.
Published: September 2008
European Journal of General Practice. 14(3-4): 129-135, Sep 2008

Routine prescribing data
Bennie M. Bishop I.
Published: January 2008
In: Bond C. (ed), Using medicines information. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, 2008.

How has legislation restricting paracetamol pack size affected patterns of deprivation related inequalities in self-harm in Scotland?
Gorman DR. Bain M. Inglis JHC. Murphy D. Bateman DN.
Published: January 2007
Public Health. 121(1): 45-50, Jan 2007


Public health


Linking routinely collected social work, education and health data to enable monitoring of the health and health care of school-aged children in state care (looked after children) in Scotland: a national demonstration project.
Clark DN. King A. Sharpe K. Connelly G. Elliott L. Macpherson LMD. McMahon AD. Milligan I. Wilson P. Conway DI. Wood R.
Published: September 2017
Public Health. 150. 101-111, Sep 2017

Healthcare data safe havens: towards a logical architecture and experiment automation.
Robertson D. Giunchiglia F. Pavis S. Turra E. Bella G. Elliot E. Morris A. Atkinson M. McAllister G. Manataki A. Papapanagiotou P. Parsons M.
Published: October 2016
The Journal of Engineering. doi: 10.1049/joe.2016.0170, Oct 2016

The epidemiology, healthcare and societal burden and costs of asthma in the UK and its member nations: analyses of standalone and linked national databases.
Mukherjee M. Stoddart A. Gupta RP. Nwaru BI. Farr A. Heaven M. Fitzsimmons D. Bandyopadhyay A. Aftab C. Simpson C.R. Lyons R.A. Fischbacher C. Dibben C. Shields MD. Phillips CJ. Strachan DP. Davies GA. McKinstry B. Sheikh A.
Published: August 2016
BMC Medicine. 14(1): 113, Aug 2016

Scottish Keep Well health check programme: an interrupted time series analysis.
Geue C. Lewsey JD. MacKay DF. Antony G. Fischbacher CM. Muirie J. McCartney G.
Published: April 2016
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 70(9): 924-929, Apr 2016

Using population-based critical care data to evaluate trauma outcomes.
Jansen JO. Morrison JJ. Smyth L. Campbell MK.
Published: February 2016
The Surgeon: Journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland. 14(1): 7-12, Feb 2016

Challenges of harmonising data from UK national health surveys: a case study of attempts to estimate the UK prevalence of asthma.
Nwaru BI. Mukherjee M. Gupta RP. Farr A. Heaven M. Stoddart A. Bandyopadhyay A. Fitzsimmons D. Shields M. Phillips C. Chamberlain G. Fischbacher C. Dibben C. Aftab C. Simpson CR. Lyons R. Strachan D. Davies GA. McKinstry B. Sheikh A.
Published: November 2015
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 108(11): 433-439, Nov 2015

Accuracy of electronic health record data for identifying stroke cases in large-scale epidemiological studies: a systematic review from the UK Biobank Stroke Outcomes Group.
Woodfield R. Grant I. Sudlow CLM.
Published: October 2015
PLoS ONE. 10(10): 0140533, Oct 2015

Unleashing the power of administrative health data: the Scottish model.
Pavis S. Morris AD.
Published: September 2015
Public Health Research and Practice. 25(4): e2541541, Sep 2015

Always looking on the bright side of life? Exploring optimism and health in three UK post-industrial urban settings.
Walsh D. McCartney G. McCullough S. van der Pol M, Buchanan D. Jones R.
Published: June 2015
J Public Health (2015). doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv077, Jun 2015

Is "excess" mortality in Glasgow an artefact of measurement?
Stanners G. Walsh D. McCartney G.
Published: June 2015
Public Health. 129(6): 684-90, Jun 2015

Estimating the incidence, prevalence and true cost of asthma in the UK: Secondary analysis of national stand-alone and linked databases in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales: a study protocol.
Mukherjee M. Gupta R. Farr A. Heaven M. Stoddart A. Nwaru BI. Fitzsimmons D. Chamberlain G. Bandyopadhyay A. Fischbacher C. Dibben C. Shields M. Phillips C. Strachan D. Davies G. McKinstry B.
Published: November 2014
BMJ Open. 4(11): e006647, Nov 2014

Linking databases on perinatal health: a review of the literature and current practices in Europe.
Delnord M. Szamotulska K. Monhangoo A. Gissler M. Barona C. Barros H. Berrut S. Chalmers J. Dattani N. Sakkeus L. Zile I. Zeitlin J.
Published: October 2014
European Journal of Public Health. 24(suppl 2), Oct 2014

Use of laboratory-based surveillance data to estimate the number of people chronically infected with hepatitis B living in Scotland.
Schnier C. Wallace L. Tempelton K. Aitken C. Gunson RN. Molyneaux P. McIntyre P. Povey C. Goldberg D. Hutchinson S.
Published: October 2014
Epidemiology and Infection. 142(10): 2121-2130, Oct 2014

Assessing the representativeness of population-sampled health surveys through linkage to administrative data on alcohol-related outcomes.
Gorman E. Leyland AH. McCartney G. White IR. Katikireddi SV. Rutherford L. Graham L. Gray L.
Published: September 2014
American Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu207, Sep 2014

Descriptive epidemiology of cancer of unknown primary site in Scotland, 1961-2010.
Brewster DH. Lang J. Bhatti LA. Thomson CS. Oien KA.
Published: June 2014
Cancer Epidemiology. 38(3): 227-234, Jun 2014

Non-clinical health services: what do they contribute to patient care and how can we measure their contribution?
Bain M. Ward HJT.
Published: February 2014
Scottish Medical Journal. 59(1): 16-21, Feb 2014

The epidemiology of hospital treated traumatic brain injury in Scotland.
Shivaji T. Lee A. Dougall N. McMillan T. Stark C.
Published: January 2014
BMC Neurology. 14:2, Jan 2014

Novel cross-sectoral linkage of routine health and education data at an all-Scotland level: a feasibility study.
Wood R. Clark D. King A. Mackay D. Pell J.
Published: November 2013
The Lancet. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62435-6, Nov 2013

Facial injuries in Scotland 2001-2009: epidemiological and sociodemographic determinants.
Rhouma O. McMahon AD. Conway DI. Armstrong M. Welbury R. Goodall C.
Published: April 2013
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 51(3): 211-216, Apr 2013

Commentary: long-term monitoring of health inequalities in Scotland: a response to Frank and Haw.
McCartney G. Leyland AH. Fischbacher CM. Whyte B. Walsh D. Stockton DL.
Published: March 2013
Milbank Quarterly. 91(1): 186–191, Mar 2013

Testicular cancer in Europe and the USA: survival still rising among older patients.
Verhoeven RH. Gondos A. Janssen-Heijnen ML. Saum KU. Brewster DH. Holleczek B. Crocetti E. Rosso S. Hakulinen T. Aareleid T. Brenner H.
Published: February 2013
Annals of Oncology. 24(2), 508-513, Feb 2013

The importance of understanding epidemiology in order to inform financial decisions: a lesson from the Scottish Home Oxygen Service.
Wood R. Grant I. Bain M.
Published: November 2012
Public Health. 126(11): 947-953, Nov 2012

Results from the second Scottish national prevalence survey: the changing epidemiology of healthcare-associated infection in Scotland.
Reilly J. Cairns S. Fleming S. Hewitt D. Lawder R. Robertson C. Malcolm W. Nathwani D. Williams C.
Published: November 2012
Journal of Hospital Infection. 82(3): 170-174, Nov 2012

Record linkage in Scotland and its applications to health research.
Fleming M. Kirby B. Penny KI.
Published: October 2012
Journal of Clinical Nursing. 21(19-20):2711-21, 2012 Oct.

Does the ‘Scottish effect’ apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Steiner M. Brewster DH.
Published: September 2012
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957, Sep 2012

Moving from a universal to targeted child health programme: which children receive enhanced care? A population-based study using routinely available data.
Wood R. Stockton D. Brown H.
Published: August 2012
Child: Care, Health and Development. doi 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2012.01423.x, Aug 2012

Impact of the UK colorectal cancer screening pilot studies on incidence, stage distribution and mortality trends.
McClements PL. Madurasinghe V. Thomson CS. Fraser CG. Carey FA. Steele RJC. Lawrence G. Brewster DH.
Published: August 2012
Cancer Epidemiology. 36(4): e232-e242, Aug 2012

The impact of population-based faecal occult blood test screening on colorectal cancer mortality: a matched cohort study.
Libby G. Brewster DH. McClements PL. Carey FA. Black RJ. Birrell J. Fraser CG. Steele RJC.
Published: July 2012
British Journal of Cancer. 107(2): 255-259, Jul 2012

Mortality associated with traumatic injuries in the elderly: a population based study.
O`Neill S. Brady RR. Kerssens JJ. Parks RW.
Published: May 2012
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 54(3): e426-30, May 2012

Might infection explain the higher risk of coronary heart disease in South Asians? Systematic review comparing prevalence rates with white populations in developed countries.
Stefler D. Bhopal R. Fischbacher CM.
Published: April 2012
Public Health. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.01.033, Apr 2012

Population-based estimates of the occurrence of multiple vs first primary basal cell carcinomas in 4 European regions.
de Vries E. Micallef R. Brewster DH. Gibbs JH. Flohil SC. Saksela O. Sankila R. Forrest AD. Trakatelli M. Coebergh JWW. Proby CM.
Published: March 2012
Archives of Dermatology. 148(3): 347-354, Mar 2012

How to prioritise disinvestment in support services.
Bain M. Ward H. Belfer S.
Published: February 2012
Health Service Journal. 122(6293): 20-22, 9 Feb 2012
[entitled Can you afford not to cut it? in the print version]

Traumatic injury to the colon and rectum in Scotland: demographics and outcome.
Brady RR. O`Neill S. Berry O. Kerssens JJ. Yalamarthi S. Parks RW.
Published: January 2012
Colorectal Disease. 14(1): e16-e22, Jan 2012

Harmonization may be counterproductive: at least for parts of Europe where public health research operates effectively.
Hakulinen T. Arbyn M. Brewster DH. Coebergh JW. Coleman MP. Crocetti E. Forman D. Gissler M. Katalinic A. Luostarinen T. Pukkala E. Rahu M. Storm H. Sund R. Tornberg S. Tryggvadottir L.
Published: December 2011
European Journal of Public Health. 21(6): 686-7, Dec 2011

Privacy and governance implications of wider societal uses of brain imaging data.
Ward HJT.
Published: November 2011
Cortex. 47(10): 1263-1265, Nov 2011

Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis rates and outcomes in a national cohort are not improving in the post-millennium (2000-2007).
Brown MC. Simpson K. Kerssens JJ. Mactier RA.
Published: November 2011
Peritoneal Dialysis International. 31(6): 639-650, Nov 2011

Epidemiology of hospitalization due to alcohol-related harm: evidence from a Scottish cohort study.
Lawder R. Grant I. Storey C. Walsh D. Whyte B. Hanlon P.
Published: August 2011
Public Health. 125(8): 533-539, Aug 2011

Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study.
Roberts CL. Ford JB. Algert CS. Antonsen S. Chalmers J. Cnattingius S. Gokhale M. Kotelchuck M. Melve KK. Langridge A. Morris C. Morris JM. Nassar N. Norman JE. Norrie J. Sørensen HT. Walker R. Weir CJ.
Published: May 2011
BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000101, May 2011

A needs assessment of home oxygen services.
Wood R. Grand I. Millard A.
Published: December 2010
Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN). Dec 2010

Up-to-date estimates of breast cancer survival for the years 2000-2004 in 11 European countries: the role of screening and a comparison with data from the United States.
Rosso S. Gondos A. Zanetti R. Bray F. Zakelj M. Zagar T. Smailyte G. Ponti A. Brewster DH. Voogd AC. Crocetti E. Brenner H.
Published: December 2010
European Journal of Cancer. 46(18): 3351-3357, Dec 2010

Effect of repeated invitations on uptake of colorectal cancer screening using faecal occult blood testing: analysis of prevalence and incidence screening.
Steele RJ. Kostourou I. McClements P. Watling C. Libby G. Weller D. Brewster DH. Black R. Carey FA. Fraser C.
Published: October 2010
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c5531, Oct 2010

The epidemiology of oro-nasal haemorrhage and suffocation in infants admitted to hospital in Scotland over 10 years.
McIntosh N. Mok JYQ. Margerison A. Armstrong L. Mathews A. Robertson AK. Street J. Sweeney S. Chalmers J.
Published: October 2010
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95(10): 810-816, Oct 2010

Survival from twenty adult cancers in the UK and Republic of Ireland in the late twentieth century.
Woods LM. Rachet B. Shack L. Catney D. Walsh PM. Cooper N. White C. Mak V. Steward J. Comber H. Gavin A. Brewster D. Quinn M. Coleman MP.
Published: June 2010
Health Statistics Quarterly. 46: 1-20, summer 2010

Is the Scottish population living dangerously? Prevalence of multiple risk factors: the Scottish Health Survey 2003.
Lawder R. Harding O. Stockton D. Fischbacher C. Brewster DH. Chalmers J. Finlayson A. Conway DI.
Published: June 2010
BMC Public Health. 10: 330, Jun 2010

Improving the view of Scotland`s health: the impact of a public health observatory upon health improvement policy, action and monitoring in a devolved nation.
Gordon DS. Fischbacher C. Stockton D.
Published: May 2010
Public Health. 124(5): 259-264, May 2010

Profiling health in the UK and Ireland.
Hill A. Balanda K. Galbraith L. Greenacre J. Sinclair D.
Published: May 2010
Public Health. 124(5): 253-258, May 2010

Clinical relevance of conditional survival of cancer patients in Europe: age-specific analyses of 13 cancers.
Janssen-Heijnen ML. Gondos A. Bray F. Hakulinen T. Brewster DH. Brenner H. Coebergh JW.
Published: May 2010
Journal of Clinical Oncology. 28(15): 2520-2528, May 2010

Components of socioeconomic risk associated with head and neck cancer: a population-based case-control study in Scotland.
Conway DI. McMahon AD. Smith K. Black R. Robertson G. Devine J. McKinney PA.
Published: January 2010
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 48(1): 11-17, Jan 2010

Rectal cancer survival in the Nordic countries and Scotland.
Folkesson J. Engholm G. Ehrnrooth E. Kejs AM. Pahlman L. Harling H. Wibe A. Gaard M. Porvaldur J. Tryggvadottir L. Brewster DH. Hakulinen T. Storm HH.
Published: November 2009
International Journal of Cancer. 125(10): 2406-2412, Nov 2009

Epidemiology and disease burden from allergic disease in Scotland: analyses of national databases.
Anandan C. Gupta R. Simpson CR. Fischbacher C. Sheikh A.
Published: October 2009
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 102(10): 431-442, Oct 2009

Changes in population demographics and the future incidence of hip fracture.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Reid D.
Published: July 2009
Injury. 40(7): 722-726, Jul 2009

Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in the new millennium: a national cohort study.
Brown MC. Simpson K. Kerssens JJ. Mactier RA.
Published: July 2009
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 4(7): 1222-1229, Jul 2009

Cancer prevalence in the United Kingdom: estimates for 2008.
Maddams J. Brewster D. Gavin A. Steward J. Elliott J. Utley M. Moller H.
Published: July 2009
British Journal of Cancer. 101(3): 541-547, Jul 2009

Improved survival from lung cancer in British Columbia compared to Scotland: are different treatment rates the whole story?
Erridge SC. Murray B. Williams L. Brewster D. Black R. Price A. Murray N. Sheehan F.
Published: June 2009
Lung Cancer. 64(3): 358-366, Jun 2009

The changing epidemiology of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Scotland.
Sommerfield T. Chalmers J. Youngson G. Heeley C. Fleming M. Thomson G.
Published: December 2008
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 93(12): 1007-1011, Dec 2008

Epidemiology and outcome after hip fracture in the under 65s: evidence from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A.
Published: October 2008
Injury. 39(10): 1175-1181, Oct 2008

Recent trends in cancer survival across Europe between 2000 and 2004: a model-based period analysis from 12 cancer registries.
Gondos A. Bray F. Brewster DH. Coebergh JWW. Hakulinen T. Janssen-Heijnen MLG. Kurtinaitis J. Brenner H.
Published: July 2008
European Journal of Cancer. 44(10): 1463-1475, Jul 2008

Gender differences in epidemiology and outcome after hip fracture: evidence from the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit.
Holt G. Smith R. Duncan K. Hutchison JD. Gregori A.
Published: April 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 90-B(4): 480-483, Apr 2008

Splenic trauma in Scotland: demographics and outcomes.
Brady RRW. Bandari M. Kerssens JJ. Paterson-Brown S. Parks RW.
Published: November 2007
World Journal of Surgery. 31(11): 2111-2116, Nov 2007

Hepatocellular carcinoma: trends of incidence and survival in Europe and the United States at the end of the 20th century.
Simonetti A. Santi V. Trevisani F. Oberaigner W. Jechova M. Rousarova M. Storm H.H.. Aareleid T.Hakulinen T. Hedelin G. Tron I. Le Gall E. Launoy G. Mace-Lesech J. Faivre J. Chaplain G. Carli P.M. Danzon A. Tretarre B. Colonna M. Lacour B. Raverdy N. Berger C. Freycon F. Grosclaude P. Esteve J. Kaatsch P. Ziegler H. Holzel D. Schubert Fritschle G. Tryggvadottir L. Berrino F. Allemani C. Baili P. Ciccolallo L. Gatta G. Micheli A. Sant M. Taussig E. Capocaccia R. Carrani E. De Angelis R. Hartley S. Roazzi P. Santaquilani M. Tavilla A. Valente F. Verdecchia A. Ferretti S. Crosignani P. Contiero P. Ramazzotti V. Vercelli M. Quaglia A. Vitarelli S. Pannelli F. Mosciatti P. Federico M. Artioli M.E. Ponz De Leon M. Benatti P. De Lisi V. Serventi L.Zanetti R. Patriarca S. Magnani C. Pastore G. Gafa L. Tumino R. Falcini F. Budroni M. Paci E. Crocetti E. Zambon P. Guzzinati S. Dalmas M. Langmark F. Andersen A. Rachtan J. Bielska-Lasota M. Wronkowski Z. Zwierko M. Pinheiro PS. Pleko I. Obsitnikova A. Pompe-Kirn V. Izarzugaza I. Martinez-Garcia C. Garau I. Navarro C. Chirlaque MD. Ardanaz E. Moreno C. Galceran J. Torrella A. Peris-Bonet R. Barlow L. Moller T. Jundt G. Lutz JM. Usel M. Coebergh JWW. Van Der Does-Van Den Berg A. Visser O. Godward S. Coleman MP. Williams EMI. Forman D. Quinn MJ. Roche M. Edwards S. Stiller S. Verne J. Moller H. Bell J. Botha JL. Lawrence G .Black R. Brewster D. Steward JA.
Published: August 2007
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 102(8): 1661-1670, Aug 2007

A national survey of the prevalence, incidence, primary care burden and treatment of atrial fibrillation in Scotland.
Murphy NF. Simpson CR. Jhund PS. Stewart S. Kirkpatrick M. Chalmers J. MacIntyre K. McMurray JJV.
Published: May 2007
Heart. 93(5): 606-612, May 2007


Research governance


The unintended consequences of clinical trials regulations.
McMahon AD. Conway DI. Macdonald TM. McInnes GT.
Published: November 2009
PLoS Medicine. 3(11): e1000131, Nov 2009


Sexual health


The psychological impact of genital anomalies on the parents of affected children.
Duguid A. Morrison S. Robertson A. Chalmers J. Youngson G. Ahmed SF.
Published: March 2007
Acta Paediatrica, 96(3): 348-352, Mar 2007


Smoking


Ethnicity and first birth: age, smoking, delivery, gestation, weight and feeding: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study.
Bansal N. Chalmers JW. Fischbacher CM. Steiner MF. Bhopal RS.
Published: December 2014
European Journal of Public Health. 24(6): 911-6, Dec 2014

Pricing Policies and Control of Tobacco in Europe (PPACTE) project: cross-national comparison of smoking prevalence in 18 European countries.
Gallus S. Lugo A. La Vecchia C. Boffetta P. Chaloupka FJ. Colombo P. Currie L. Fernandez E. Fischbacher C. Gilmore A. Godfrey F. Joossens L. Leon ME. Levy DT. Nguyen L. Rosenqvist G. Ross H. Townsend J. Clancy L.
Published: May 2014
European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 23(3): 177-185, May 2014

Smoking addiction and the risk of upper-aerodigestive-tract cancer in a multicenter case-control study.
Lee YC. Zugna D. Richiardi L. Merletti F. Marron M. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Betka J. Holcatova I. Kjaerheim K. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Simonato L. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Thomson P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Boffetta P. Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: December 2013
International Journal of Cancer. 133(11): 2688-2695, Dec 2013

Population attributable risk of tobacco and alcohol for upper aerodigestive tract cancer.
Anantharaman D. Marron M. Lagiou P. Samoli E. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Slamova A. Schejbalova M. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Kjaerheim K. Castellsague X. Agudo A. Talamini R. Barzan L. Macfarlane TV. Tickle M. Simonato L. Canova C. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Thomson P. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE. Hashibe M. Brennan P. Macfarlane GJ.
Published: August 2011
Oral Oncology. 47(8): 725-731, Aug 2011

Genome-wide meta-analyses identify multiple loci associated with smoking behavior.
Furberg H. Kim Y. Dackor J. Boerwinkle E. Franceschini N. Ardissino D. Bernardinelli L. Mannucci PL. Mauri F. Merlini PA. Absher D. Assimes TL. Fortmann SP. Iribarren C. Knowles JW. Quertermous T. Ferrucci L. Tanaka T. Bis JC. Furberg CD. Haritunians T. McKnight B. Psaty BM. Taylor KD. Thacker EL. Almgrena P. Groop L. Ladenvall C. Boehnke M. Jackson AU. Mohlke KL. Stringham HM. Tuomilehto J. Benjamin EJ. Hwang SJ. Levy D. Preis SR. Vasan RS. Duan J. Gejman PV. Levinson DF. Sanders AR. Shi J. Lips EH. McKay JD. Agudo A. Barzan L. Bencko V. Benhamou S. Castellsague X. Canova C. Conway DI. Fabianova E. Foretova L. Janout V. Healy CM. Holcátová I. Kjaerheim K. Lagiou P. Lissowska J. Lowry R. Macfarlane TV. Mates D. Richiardi L. Rudnai P. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Zaridze D. Znaor A. Lathrop M. Brennan P. Bandinelli S. Frayling TM. Guralnik JM. Milaneschi Y. Perry JR. Altshuler D. Elosua R. Kathiresan S. Lucas G. Melander O. O`Donnell CJ. Salomaa V. Schwartz SM. Voight BF. Penninx BW. Smit JH. Vogelzangs N. Boomsma DI. de Geus EJ. Vink JM. Willemsen G. Chanock SJ. Gu F. Hankinson SE. Hunter DJ. Hofman A. Tiemeier H. Uitterlinden AG. van Duijn CM. Walter S. Chasman DI. Everett BM. Paré G. Ridker PM. Li MD. Maes HH. Audrain-McGovern J. Posthuma D. Thornton LM. Lerman C. Kaprio J. Rose JE. Ioannidis JP. Kraft P. Lin DY. Sullivan PF.
Published: May 2010
Nature Genetics. 42(5): 441-447, May 2010

Association between a 15q25 gene variant, smoking quantity and tobacco-related cancers among 17 000 individuals.
Lips EH. Gaborieau V. McKay JD. Chabrier A. Hung RJ. Boffetta P. Hashibe M. Zaridze D. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Rudnai P. Fabianova E. Mates D. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Field JK. Liloglou T. Xinarianos G. McLaughlin J. Liu G. Skorpen F. Elvestad MB. Hveem K. Vatten L. Study E. Benhamou S. Lagiou P. Holcátová I. Merletti F. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Castellsagué X. Macfarlane TV. Barzan L. Canova C. Lowry R. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy C. Curado MP. Koifman S. Eluf-Neto J. Matos E. Menezes A. Fernandez L. Metspalu A. Heath S. Lathrop M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(2): 563-577, Apr 2010

Smoking prevalence and smoking cessation services for pregnant women in Scotland.
Tappin DM. MacAskill S. Bauld L. Eadie D. Shipton D. Galbraith L.
Published: January 2010
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. doi:10.1186/1747-597X-5-1, Jan 2010

Active and involuntary tobacco smoking and upper aerodigestive tract cancer risks in a multicenter case-control study.
Lee YCA. Marron M. Benhamou. S. Bouchardy C. Ahrens W. Pohlabeln H. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Agudo A. Castellsague X. Bencko V. Holcatova I. Kjaerheim K. Merletti F. Richiardi L. Macfarlane GJ. Macfarlane TV. Talamini R. Barzan L. Canova C. Conway DI. McKinney PA. Lowry RJ. Sneddon L. Znaor A. Healy CM. McCartan BE Brennan P. Hashibe M.
Published: December 2009
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 18(12): 3353-3361, Dec 2009

Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records.
Gray R. Bonellie SR. Chalmers J. Greer I. Jarvis S. Kurinczuk JJ. Williams C.
Published: October 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b3754, Oct 2009

Reliability of self reported smoking status by pregnant women for estimating smoking prevalence: a retrospective, cross sectional study.
Shipton D. Tappin DM. Vadiveloo T. Crossley JA. Aitken DA. Chalmers J.
Published: October 2009
BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b4347, Oct 2009

Validity of self-reported smoking status: comparison of patients admitted to hospital with acute coronary syndrome and the general population.
Pell JP. Haw S. Cobbe SM. Newby DE. Pell ACH. Oldroyd KG. Murdoch DL. Pringle SD. Dunn FG. MacIntyre PD. Gilbert TJ. Fischbacher CM. Borland W.
Published: May 2008
Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 10(5): 861-866, May 2008

A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25.
Hung RJ. McKay JD. Gaborieau V. Boffetta P. Hashibe M. Zaridze D. Mukeria A. Szeszenia-Dabrowska N. Lissowska J. Rudnai P. Fabianova E. Mates D. Bencko V. Foretova L. Janout V. Chen C. Goodman G. Field JK. Liloglou T. Xinarianos G. Cassidy A. McLaughlin J. Liu G. Narod S. Krokan HE. Skorpen F. Elvestad MB. Hveem K. Vatten L. Linseisen J. Clavel-Chapelon F. Vineis P. Bueno-de-Mesquita HB. Lund E. Martinez C. Bingham S. Rasmuson T. Hainaut P. Riboli E. Ahrens W. Benhamou S. Lagiou P. Trichopoulos D. Holcátová I. Merletti F. Kjaerheim K. Agudo A. Macfarlane G. Talamini R. Simonato L. Lowry R. Conway DI. Znaor A. Healy C. Zelenika D. Boland A. Delepine M. Foglio M. Lechner D. Matsuda F. Blanche H. Gut I. Heath S. Lathrop M. Brennan P.
Published: April 2008
Nature. 452(7187): 633-637, Apr 2008


Stroke


Stroke patients admitted within normal working hours are more likely to achieve process standards and to have better outcomes.
Turner M. Barber M. Dodds H. Dennis M. Langhorne P. Macleod M.-J.
Published: February 2016
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 87(2): 138-143, Feb 2016

Agreement between routine electronic hospital discharge and Scottish Stroke Care Audit (SSCA) data in identifying stroke in the Scottish population.
Turner M. Barber M. Dodds H. Dennis M. Langhorne P. Macleod MJ.
Published: December 2015
BMC Health Services Research. 15:583, Dec 2015

Pilot study linking primary care records to Census, cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality data in Scotland: feasibility, utility and potential.
Douglas A. Cézard G. Simpson CR. Steiner MFC. Bhopal R. Bansal N. Sheikh A. Ward HJT. Fischbacher CM.
Published: December 2015
Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv192, Dec 2015
Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv192, Dec 2015

Accuracy of electronic health record data for identifying stroke cases in large-scale epidemiological studies: a systematic review from the UK Biobank Stroke Outcomes Group.
Woodfield R. Grant I. Sudlow CLM.
Published: October 2015
PLoS ONE. 10(10): 0140533, Oct 2015

Ethnicity and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD): 4.8 year follow-up of patients with type 2 diabetes living in Scotland.
Malik MO. Govan L. Petrie JR. Ghouri N. Leese G. Fischbacher C. Colhoun H. Philip S. Wild S., McCrimmon R. Sattar N. Lindsay RS.
Published: April 2015
Diabetologia. 58(4): 716-725, Apr 2015

The impact of stroke unit care on outcome in a Scottish stroke population, taking into account case mix and selection bias.
Turner M. Barber M. Dodds H. Dennis M. Langhorne P. Macleod M-J.
Published: March 2015
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 86(3): 314-318, Mar 2015

Implementing a simple care bundle is associated with improved outcomes in a national cohort of patients with ischemic stroke.
Turner M. Barber M. Dodds H. Murphy D. Dennis M. Langhorne P. Macleod M-J.
Published: February 2015
Stroke. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.007608, Feb 2015

Temporal trends and risk factors for readmission for infections, gastrointestinal and immobility complications after an incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland between 1997 and 2005.
Lewsey J. Ebueku O. Jhund PS. Gillies M. Chalmers JWT. Redpath A. Briggs A. Walters M. Langhorne P. Capewell S. McMurray JJV. MacIntyre K.
Published: January 2015
BMC Neurology. 15(1): 3, Jan 2015

Measures of socioeconomic position are not consistently associated with ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease in Scotland: methods from the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS).
Fischbacher CM. Cezard G., Bhopal RS. Pearce J. Bansal N.
Published: February 2014
International Journal of Epidemiology. 43(1): 129-139, Feb 2014

Long-term impact on healthcare resource utilization of statin treatment, and its cost effectiveness in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a record linkage study.
McConnachie A. Walker A. Robertson M. Marchbank L. Peacock J. Packard CJ. Cobbe SM. Ford I.
Published: July 2013
European Heart Journal. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht232, Jul 2013

Ethnic variations in the incidence and mortality of stroke in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study of 4.65 million people.
Bhopal RS. Bansal N. Fischbacher CM. Brown H. Capewell S.
Published: December 2012
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 19(6): 1503-1508, Dec 2012

Trends in incidence and in short term survival following a subarachnoid haemorrhage in Scotland, 1986-2005: a retrospective cohort study.
Macpherson KJ. Lewsey JD. Jhund PS. Gillies M. Chalmers JW. Redpath A. Briggs A. Walters M. Langhorne P. Capewell S. McMurray JJ. MacIntyre K.
Published: March 2011
BMC Neurology. 11: 38, Mar 2011

Estimating the impact of stroke unit care in a whole population: an epidemiological study using routine data.
Langhorne P. Lewsey JD. Jhund PS. Gillies M. Chalmers JWT. Redpath A. Briggs A. Walters M. Capewell S. McMurray JJV. MacIntyre K.
Published: December 2010
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 81(12): 1301-1305, Dec 2010

Temporal trends in hospitalisation for stroke recurrence following incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland.
Lewsey J. Jhund PS. Gillies M. Chalmers JWT. Redpath A. Briggs A. Walters M. Langhorne P. Capewell S. McMurray JJV. MacIntyre K.
Published: June 2010
BMC Medicine. 8: 23, Jun 2010

Age- and sex-specific trends in fatal incidence and hospitalized incidence of stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005.
Lewsey JD. Jhund PS. Gillies M. Chalmers JW. Redpath A. Kelso L. Briggs A. Walters M. Langhorne P. Capewell S. McMurray JJ. MacIntyre K.
Published: July 2009
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2(5): 475-483, Jul 2009

Sex differences in incidence, mortality, and survival in individuals with stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005.
Lewsey JD. Gillies M. Jhund PS. Chalmers JWT. Redpath A. Briggs A. Walters M. Langhorne P. Capewell S. McMurray JJV. MacIntyre K.
Published: April 2009
Stroke. 40(4): 1038-1043, Apr 2009

Variations in all cause and cardiovascular mortality by country of birth in Scotland, 1997-2003.
Fischbacher CM. Steiner M. Bhopal R. Chalmers J. Jamieson J. Knowles D. Povey C.
Published: November 2007
Scottish Medical Journal. 52(4): 5-10, Nov 2007

Mortality from all causes and circulatory disease by country of birth in England and Wales 2001-2003.
Wild SH. Fischbacher C. Brock A. Griffiths C. Bhopal R.
Published: June 2007
Journal of Public Health. 29(2): 191-198, Jun 2007

Cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality among women with a history of endometrial cancer.
Wild SH. Bryden JR. Lee RJ. Bishop JL. Finlayson AR. Byrne CD. Brewster DH.
Published: June 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(11): 1747-1749, Jun 2007


Suicide and self-harm


Patterns and predictors of re-admission to hospital with self-poisoning in Scotland.
Payne RA. Oliver JJ. Bain M. Elders A. Bateman DN.
Published: February 2009
Public Health. 123(2): 134-137, Feb 2009

Reduction in young male suicide in Scotland.
Stark C. Stockton D. Henderson R.
Published: February 2008
BMC Public Health. 8: 80, Feb 2008

Hospital admissions and deaths relating to deliberate self-harm and accidents within 5 years of a cancer diagnosis: a national study in Scotland, UK.
Camidge DR. Stockton DL. Frame S. Wood R. Bain M. Bateman DN.
Published: March 2007
British Journal of Cancer. 96(5): 752-757, Mar 2007

How has legislation restricting paracetamol pack size affected patterns of deprivation related inequalities in self-harm in Scotland?
Gorman DR. Bain M. Inglis JHC. Murphy D. Bateman DN.
Published: January 2007
Public Health. 121(1): 45-50, Jan 2007


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