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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Finasteride
Odds Ratio
Neoplasms
Electronic Prescribing
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
2019
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Aftercare
Melanoma
Self-Examination
Neoplasms
Skin
1 Downloads (Pure)

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., Jul 2019, In : Health technology assessment (Winchester, England). 23, 37, p. 1-146 146 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Theophylline
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Placebos
Forced Expiratory Volume
3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infertility
Clomiphene
Fertility
Fertilization in Vitro
Live Birth

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Specialty Boards
Odds Ratio
Surgeons
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., 4 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Cancer. 146, 5, p. 1250-1260 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Liver Neoplasms
Population
Medical Informatics
Confidence Intervals

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Interviews
Boredom
Medical Errors
Statistical Factor Analysis
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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United Arab Emirates
Primary Health Care
Referral and Consultation
Physicians
Therapeutics
6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eosinophils
Immunoglobulin E
Cohort Studies
Asthma
Retrospective Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Medical Schools
Medical Students
Aptitude Tests
Economics
Interviews
1 Citation (Scopus)
Surgical Specialties
Mental Competency
Surgeons
Work Performance
Language
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orthopedics
Interviews
Wounds and Injuries
Boredom
Medical Errors
14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Theophylline
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Secondary Care
Scotland
Melanoma
Primary Health Care
Mortality
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Lower Esophageal Sphincter
Esophageal Neoplasms
Databases
Medical Informatics
Population

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Referral and Consultation
Physicians
Interviews
Fear
21 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Respiration
Asthma
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
Random Allocation
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgeons
Logistic Models
Odds Ratio
Regression Analysis
Confidence Intervals
8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Histamine Receptors
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Liver Neoplasms
Confidence Intervals
Population
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Public risks
Risk perception
Disclosure
Referral and Consultation
Factor analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Surgeons
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geography
Information Storage and Retrieval
Delivery of Health Care
Islands
Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Breathing Exercises
Physical Therapists
Asthma
Quality of Life
Health Care Costs
4 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Referral and Consultation
Neoplasms
General Practice
Datasets
Diagnostic Services
11 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Secondary Care
Primary Health Care
Emergencies
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Interviews
Surgeons
Blood Vessels
Linear Models
Regression Analysis
9 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
General Practitioners
Meta-Analysis
Melanoma
Secondary Care
Skin
65 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Contraceptives, Oral, Combined
Contraception
General Practitioners
Oral Contraceptives
Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Esophageal Neoplasms
Diphosphonates
Spironolactone
Inflammation
Tetracycline
12 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Medical Schools
Cohort Studies
Students
Aptitude Tests
Educational Status
2016
35 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Birth Rate
Live Birth
Population
Embryonic Structures
Multiple Pregnancy
11 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Obstructive Lung Diseases
Dyspnea
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Primary Health Care
Smoking
45 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Live Birth
Fertilization in Vitro
Eggs
Embryo Transfer
Population
2015
36 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Primary Health Care
Biomedical Research
Phenotype
Osteoporosis
4 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Health Services
Breast Neoplasms
Mortality
Survival
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Health Status
Anxiety
Depression
Cardiac Rehabilitation
9 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Diagnosis-Related Groups
General Practice
Referral and Consultation
Neoplasms
Scotland
30 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Premature Mortality
Body Mass Index
Obesity
Mothers
Pregnancy
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pharmacists
Chronic Pain
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Primary Health Care
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
37 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Insufficiency
Varicose Veins
Veins
Leg
Life Style
14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Complementary Therapies
Menopause
Access to Information
16 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Theophylline
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)
Operating Rooms
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Observational Studies
District Hospitals
General Hospitals
60 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Health Care Costs
Health Services
Body Mass Index
Mothers
Morbidity

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United Arab Emirates
Family Physicians
Substance-Related Disorders
Primary Health Care
Cross-Sectional Studies
43 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiovascular Models
Ankle Brachial Index
14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivational Interviewing
Methadone
Pharmacists
Heroin
Randomized Controlled Trials
37 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence and Risk Factors for Venous Reflux in the General Population: Edinburgh Vein Study

Robertson, L. A., Evans, C. J., Lee, A. J., Allan, P. L., Ruckley, C. V. & Fawkes, F. G. R., Aug 2014, In : European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 48, 2, p. 208-214 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Obesity during Pregnancy and Premature Cardiovascular Mortality in Later Life

Lee, K. K., ARaja, E., Lee, A. J., Bhattacharya, S., Bhattacharya, S., Norman, J. E. & Reynolds, R. M., Jun 2014, In : Heart. 100 , Suppl 3, p. A65-66 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Premature Mortality
Obesity
Mothers
Pregnancy
Body Mass Index