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Statin use and risk of liver cancer: Evidence from two population-based studies

Tran, K. T., McMenamin, Ú. C., Coleman, H. G., Cardwell, C. R., Murchie, P., Iversen, L., Lee, A. J. & Thrift, A. P., 1 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Cancer. 146, 5, p. 1250-1260 11 p.

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The Help for Hay Fever community pharmacy-based pilot randomised controlled trial for intermittent allergic rhinitis

Smith, S., Porteous, T., Bond, C., Francis, J., Lee, A. J., Lowrie, R., Scotland, G., Sheikh, A., Thomas, M., Wyke, S. & Smith, L., 10 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine.

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The role of 5α‐reductase inhibitors in gastro‐oesophageal cancer risk: A nested case‐control study

Busby, J., Karasneh, R., Murchie, P., McMenamin, Ú., Gadalla, S. M., Camargo, M. C., Iversen, L., Lee, A. J., Spence, A. D. & Cardwell, C. R., Jan 2020, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 29, 1, p. 48-56 9 p.

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Use of proton pump inhibitors and histamine-2 receptor antagonists and risk of gastric cancer in two population-based studies

Liu, P., McMenamin, Ú. C., Johnston, B. T., Murchie, P., Iversen, L., Lee, A., Vissers, P. A. J. & Cardwell, C. R., 5 May 2020, In : British Journal of Cancer. 9 p.

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2019
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Low-dose oral theophylline combined with inhaled corticosteroids for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and high risk of exacerbations: a RCT

Devereux, G., Cotton, S., Fielding, S., McMeekin, N., Barnes, P. J., Briggs, A., Burns, G., Chaudhuri, R., Chrystyn, H., Davies, L., Soyza, A. D., Gompertz, S., Haughney, J., Innes, K., Kaniewska, J., Lee, A., Morice, A., Norrie, J., Sullivan, A., Wilson, A. & 1 others, Price, D., 31 Jul 2019, In : Health technology assessment (Winchester, England). 23, 37, p. 1-146 146 p.

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Predicting the chances of having a baby with or without treatment at different time points in couples with unexplained subfertility

McLernon, D. J., Lee, A. J., Maheshwari, A., van Eekelen, R., van Geloven, N., Putter, H., Eijkemans, M. J., van der Steeg, J. W., van der Veen, F., Steyerberg, E. W., Mol, B. W. & Bhattacharya, S., 4 Jun 2019, In : Human Reproduction. 34, 6, p. 1126-1138 13 p.

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Prediction of success at UK Specialty Board Examinations using the mandatory postgraduate UK surgical examination

Scrimgeour, D. S. G., Cleland, J., Lee, A. J. & Brennan, P. A., Dec 2019, In : BJS Open. 3, 6, p. 865-871 7 p.

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The effects of human factor related issues on assessors during the recruitment process for general and vascular surgery in the UK

Scrimgeour, DSG., Patel, R., Patel, N., Cleland, J., Lee, A. J., McKinley, A. J., Smith, F., Griffiths, G. & Brennan, P. A., Apr 2019, In : Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 101, 4, p. 231-234 4 p.

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2018

A controlled trial of screening, brief intervention and referral for treatment (SBIRT) implementation in primary care in the United Arab Emirates

Matheson, C., Pflanz-Sinclair, C., Almarzouqi, A., Bond, C. M., Lee, A., Batieha, A., Al-Ghaferi, H. A. & El Kashef, A., Mar 2018, In : Primary Health Care Research and Development. 19, 2, p. 165-175 11 p.

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A retrospective cohort study in severe asthma describing commonly measured biomarkers: Eosinophil count and IgE levels

Haughney, J., Morice, A., Blyth, K. G., Lee, A. J., Coutts, A., McKnight, E. & Pavord, I., 1 Jan 2018, In : Respiratory Medicine. 134, p. 117-123 7 p.

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Do changing medical admissions practices in the UK impact on who is admitted? An interrupted time series analysis

Fielding, S., Tiffin, P. A., Greatrix, R., Lee, A. J., Patterson, F., Nicholson, S. & Cleland, J., 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 10, 023274.

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Do surgeon interviewers have human factor-related issues during the long day UK National Trauma and Orthopaedic specialty recruitment process?

Scrimgeour, D. S. G., Higgins, J., Bucknall, V., Arnett, R., Featherstone, C. R., Cleland, J., Lee, A. J. & Brennan, P. A., 31 Oct 2018, In : The Surgeon. 16, 5, p. 292-296 5 p.

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Effect of Theophylline as Adjunct to Inhaled Corticosteroids on Exacerbations in Patients With COPD: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Devereux, G., Cotton, S., Fielding, S., McMeekin, N., Barnes, P. J., Briggs, A., Burns, G., Chaudhuri, R., Chrystyn, H., Davies, L., De Soyza, A., Gompertz, S., Haughney, J., Innes, K., Kaniewska, J., Lee, A., Morice, A., Norrie, J., Sullivan, A., Wilson, A. & 1 others, Price, D., 16 Oct 2018, In : JAMA. 320, 15, p. 1548-1559 12 p.

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Medications that relax the lower oesophageal sphincter and risk of oesophageal cancer: An analysis of two independent population-based databases

Spence, A. D., Busby, J., Murchie, P., Kunzmann, A. T., McMenamin, Ú. C., Coleman, H. G., Johnston, B. T., O'Rorke, M. A., Murray, L. J., Iversen, L., Lee, A. J. & Cardwell, C. R., 1 Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Cancer. 143, 1, p. 22-31 11 p.

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Physicians' experiences of SBIRT training and implementation for SUD management in primary care in the UAE: a qualitative study

Pflanz-Sinclair, C., Matheson, C., Bond, C. M., Almarzouqi, A., Lee, A. J., Batieha, A., Ghaferi, H. A. & El Kashef, A., 31 Jul 2018, In : Primary Health Care Research and Development. 19, 4, p. 344-354 11 p.

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Physiotherapy breathing retraining for asthma: a randomised controlled trial

Bruton, A., Lee, A., Yardley, L., Raftery, J., Arden-Close, E., Kirby, S., Zhu, S., Thiruvothiyur, M., Webley, F., Taylor, L., Gibson, D., Yao, G., Stafford-Watson, M., Versnel, J., Moore, M., George, S., Little, P., Djukanovic, R., Price, D., Pavord, I. D. & 2 others, Holgate, S. T. & Thomas, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 6, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

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Predictors of success in the Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) examination

Scrimgeour, DSG., Cleland, J., Lee, AJ. & Brennan, PA., Jul 2018, In : Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 100, 6, p. 424-427 4 p.

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Proton pump inhibitor and histamine-2 receptor antagonist use and risk of liver cancer in two population-based studies

Tran, K. T., McMenamin, Ú. C., Hicks, B., Murchie, P., Thrift, A. P., Coleman, H. G., Iversen, L., Johnston, B. T., Lee, A. J. & Cardwell, C. R., Jul 2018, In : Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 48, 1, p. 55-64 10 p.

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Which factors predict success in the mandatory UK postgraduate surgical exam: The Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)?

Scrimgeour, D. S. G., Cleland, J., Lee, A. J. & Brennan, P. A., Aug 2018, In : Surgeon. 16, 4, p. 220-226 7 p.

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2017

A cancer geography paradox? Poorer cancer outcomes with longer travelling times to healthcare facilities despite prompter diagnosis and treatment: a data-linkage study

Turner, M., Fielding, S., Ong, Y., Dibben, C., Feng, Z., Brewster, D. H., Black, C., Lee, A. & Murchie, P., 25 Jul 2017, In : British Journal of Cancer. 117, 3, p. 439-449 11 p.

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A randomised controlled study of the effectiveness of breathing retraining exercises taught by a physiotherapist either by instructional DVD or in face-to-face sessions in the management of asthma in adults

Thomas, M., Bruton, A., Little, P., Holgate, S., Lee, A., Yardley, L., George, S., Raftery, J., Versnel, J., Price, D., Pavord, I., Djukanovic, R., Moore, M., Kirby, S., Yao, G., Zhu, S., Arden-Close, E., Thiruvothiyur, M., Webley, F., Stafford-Watson, M. & 2 others, Dixon, E. & Taylor, L., 1 Sep 2017, In : Health Technology Assessment. 21, 53, p. 1-196 196 p.

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Distinguishing variation in referral accuracy from referral threshold: analysis of a national dataset of referrals for suspected cancer

Burton, C. D., McLernon, D. J., Lee, A. J. & Murchie, P., 1 Aug 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 8, p. 1-10 10 p., e016439.

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Impact of performance in a mandatory postgraduate surgical examination on selection into specialty training

Scrimgeour, D. S. G., Cleland, J., Lee, A. J., Griffiths, G., McKinley, A. J., Marx, C. & Brennan, P. A., 30 Jun 2017, In : British Journal of Surgery. 1, 3, p. 67-74 7 p.

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Lifetime cancer risk and combined oral contraceptives: the Royal College of General Practitioners’ Oral Contraception Study

Iversen, L., Sivasubramaniam, S., Lee, A. J., Fielding, S. A. & Hannaford, P. C., 1 Jun 2017, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 216, 6, p. 580.e1-580.e9 9 p.

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The effect of medications which cause inflammation of the gastro-oesophageal tract on cancer risk: a nested case–control study of routine Scottish data

Busby, J., Murchie, P., Murray, L., Iversen, L., Lee, A. J., Spence, A., Watson, M. C. & Cardwell, C. R., 15 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Cancer. 140, 8, p. 1828-1835 8 p.

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The relationship between school type and academic performance at medical school: a national, multi-cohort study

Kumwenda, B., Cleland, J. A., Walker, K., Lee, A. J. & Greatrix, R., 31 Aug 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 8, e016291.

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2016
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Multi-component assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an evaluation of the ADO and DOSE indices and the global obstructive lung disease categories in international primary care data sets

Jones, R. C., Price, D., Chavannes, N. H., Lee, A. J., Hyland, M. E., Ställberg, B., Lisspers, K., Sundh, J., van der Molen, T., Tsiligianni, I. & UNLOCK Group of the IPCRG, 7 Apr 2016, In : npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. 26, p. 1-7 7 p., 16010.

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2015

Characterisation of the frequent exacerbator phenotype in COPD patients in a large UK primary care population

McGarvey, L., Lee, A. J., Roberts, J., Gruffydd-Jones, K., McKnight, E. & Haughney, J., Feb 2015, In : Respiratory Medicine. 109, 2, p. 228-237 10 p.

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Effect of longer health service provider delays on stage at diagnosis and mortality in symptomatic breast cancer

Murchie, P., Raja, E. A., Lee, A. J., Brewster, D. H., Campbell, N. C., Gray, N. M., Ritchie, L. D., Robertson, R. & Samuel, L., Jun 2015, In : Breast. 24, 3, p. 248-255 8 p.

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Effects of community based cardiac rehabilitation: Comparison with a hospital-based programme

Mosleh, S. M., Bond, C. M., Lee, A. J., Kiger, A. & Campbell, N. C., 1 Apr 2015, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 14, 2, p. 108-116 9 p.

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General practice performance in referral for suspected cancer: influence of number of cases and case-mix on publically reported data

Murchie, P., Chowdhury, A., Smith, S. M., Campbell, N., Lee, A. J., Linden, D. & Burton, C. D., 2015, In : British Journal of Cancer. 112, 11, p. 1791-1798 8 p.

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Maternal Obesity During Pregnancy Associates With Premature Mortality and Major Cardiovascular Events in Later Life

Lee, K. K., Raja, E. A., Lee, A. J., Bhattacharya, S., Bhattacharya, S., Norman, J. E. & Reynolds, R. M., 2015, In : Hypertension. 66, 5, p. 938-944 7 p.

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Patient and family/friend satisfaction in a sample of Jordanian Critical Care Units

Mosleh, S., Alja'afreh, M. & Lee, A. J., Dec 2015, In : Intensive and critical care nursing. 31, 6, p. 366-374 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacist-led management of chronic pain in primary care: costs and benefits in a pilot randomised controlled trial

Neilson, A. R., Bruhn, H., Bond, C. M., Elliott, A. M., Smith, B. H., Hannaford, P. C., Holland, R., Lee, A. J., Watson, M., Wright, D. & McNamee, P., 1 Apr 2015, In : BMJ Open. 5, 4, e006874 .

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Progression of varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency in the general population in the Edinburgh Vein Study

Lee, A. J., Robertson, L. A., Boghossian, S. M., Allan, P. L., Ruckley, C. V., Fowkes, F. G. R. & Evans, C. J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. 3, 1, p. 18-26 9 p.

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The need to do better: Are we still letting our patients down and at what cost?

Cumming, G. P., Currie, H., Morris, E., Moncur, R. & Lee, A. J., Jun 2015, In : Post Reproductive Health. 21, 2, p. 21 2 p.

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Use of low-dose oral theophylline as an adjunct to inhaled corticosteroids in preventing exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Devereux, G., Cotton, S., Barnes, P., Briggs, A., Burns, G., Chaudhuri, R., Chrystyn, H., Davies, L., De Soyza, A., Fielding, S., Gompertz, S., Haughney, J. A. F., Lee, A. J., McCormack, K., McPherson, G., Morice, A., Norrie, J., Sullivan, A., Wilson, A. & Price, D., 10 Jun 2015, In : Trials. 16, 267.

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2014
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Current practices and attitudes of family physicians towards substance use disorders in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi: a cross sectional survey in primary care

Matheson, C. I., Bond, C. M., Lee, A. J., Marzouqi, A., Al Hashmil, H., Thomas, R., AlGhafri, H. & ElKashef, A., 1 Dec 2014, In : Int Journal of the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders. 1, 2, p. 84-97 14 p.

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Development and validation of an ankle brachial index model for the prediction of cardiovascular events

Ankle Brachial Index Collaboration, Mar 2014, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21, 3, p. 310-320 11 p.

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Does training in motivational interviewing for community pharmacists improve outcomes for methadone patients? A cluster randomised controlled trial

Jaffray, M., Matheson, C., Bond, C. M., Lee, A. J., McLernon, D. J., Johnstone, A., Skea, L. & Davidson, B., Feb 2014, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 22, 1, p. 4-12 9 p.

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