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Research Output 1997 2014

2014
17 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Approaches to ascertaining comorbidity information: validation of routine hospital episode data with clinician-based case note review

Soo, M., Robertson, L. M., Ali, T., Clark, L. E., Fluck, N., Johnston, M., Marks, A., Prescott, G. J., Smith, W. C. S., Black, C. & GLOMMS Group, 21 Apr 2014, In : BMC Research Notes. 7, 8 p., 253.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Comorbidity
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Medical problems
Myocardial Ischemia
8 Downloads (Pure)

Diet behaviour among young people in transition to adulthood (18–25 year olds): a mixed method study

Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Clarke, A. & Smith, W. C. S., 28 Aug 2014, In : Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. 2, 1, p. 909-928 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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adulthood
Diet
Focus Groups
Obesity
eating behavior

Differences in Comorbidity Burden Between those with Chronic Kidney Disease and Normal Renal Function

Marks, A., Fluck, N., Prescott, G., Robertson, L., Smith, W. C. & Black, C., May 2014, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 29, Suppl. 3, p. 399-400 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract

Mental well-being related to lifestyle and risky behaviours in 18-25 year olds: Evidence from Northeast Scotland

Aucott, L. S., Poobalan, A. S., McCallum, M. & Smith, W., 2014, In : International journal of Public Health Research. 4, 1, p. 431-440 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of exposure to biomass smoke on respiratory symptoms in adult rural and urban Nepalese populations

Kurmi, O. P., Semple, S., Devereux, G. S., Gaihre, S., Lam, K. B. H., Sadhra, S., Steiner, M. FC., Simkhada, P., Smith, W. CS. & Ayres, J. G., 6 Nov 2014, In : Environmental Health. 13, 1, 92.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Urban Population
Smoke
Biomass
Nepal
Air Pollution
2013

Comparing health status in Belarus between 2001-2010: a novel method using surveys with different response categories

Vasianovich, A., Scott, N. W., Smith, W. C. S., Wallace, C. D. & Shebeko, L. L., Oct 2013, In : European Journal of Public Health. 23, 5, p. 840-845 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Belarus
Health Status
Health
Visual Analog Scale
Life Style

Psychological risk factors for chronic post-surgical pain after inguinal hernia repair surgery: A prospective cohort study (vol 16, pg 600, 2012): corrigendum

Powell, R., Johnston, M., Smith, W. C., King, P. M., Chambers, W. A., Krukowski, Z., McKee, L. & Bruce, J., Mar 2013, In : European Journal of Pain. 17, 3, p. 463 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced lung function due to biomass smoke exposure in young adults in rural Nepal

Kurmi, O. P., Devereux, G. S., Smith, W. C. S., Semple, S., Steiner, M. F. C., Simkhada, P., Lam, K-B. H. & Ayres, J. G., Jan 2013, In : European Respiratory Journal. 41, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nepal
Smoke
Biomass
Young Adult
Lung
2012

Healthy young lifestyles: an exploration of obesity related behaviours in 18-25 year olds

Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Clarke, A. & Smith, W. C. S., Nov 2012, Scottish School of Public Health Research.

Research output: Other contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Pre-Eclampsia
Pregnancy
Mortality
Health
77 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring the population burden of chronic kidney disease: a systematic literature review of the estimated prevalence of impaired kidney function

McCullough, K., Sharma, P., Ali, T. Z., Khan, I., Smith, W. C. S., MacLeod, A. & Black, C., 2012, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 27, 5, p. 1812-1821 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Kidney
Population
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Creatinine

Organising a World Congress of Epidemiology (WCE): Reflections and lessons from the XIX WCE, Scotland

Bhopal, R. S., Smith, W. C., McEwen, J., MacFarlane, G., McCallum, A., Pattison, D., Bhala, N., Peto, R. & Pell, J. P., Mar 2012, In : Public Health. 126, 3, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Epidemiology
Social Marketing
Public Health Practice
Financial Support
40 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Physical activity attitudes, intentions and behaviour among 18-25 year olds: a mixed method study

Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Clarke, A. & Smith, W. C. S., 10 Aug 2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, 10 p., 640.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Exercise
Focus Groups
Age Groups
Obesity
Education
52 Citations (Scopus)

Psychological risk factors for chronic post-surgical pain after inguinal hernia repair surgery: a prospective cohort study

Powell, R., Johnston, M., Smith, W. C., King, P., Chambers, W. A., Krukowski, Z., McKee, L. & Bruce, J., Apr 2012, In : European Journal of Pain. 16, 4, p. 600-610 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Psychology
11 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Translating chronic kidney disease epidemiology into patient care: the individual/public health risk paradox

Marks, A., Black, C., Fluck, N., Smith, W. C. S., Prescott, G. J., Clark, L. E., Ali, T. Z., Simpson, W. G. & Macleod, A. M., Oct 2012, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 27, Suppl. 3, p. iii65-iii72 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Renal Replacement Therapy
Patient Care
Epidemiology
Public Health
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

A systematic review of economic evaluations of chemoprophylaxis for tuberculosis

Chavan, S., Newlands, D. & Smith, W. C. S., 2011, In : Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2011, 7 p., 130976.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Chemoprevention
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Tuberculosis
Latent Tuberculosis
Insurance Benefits
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
File
General Practitioners
Obesity
Primary Health Care
Scotland
Developed Countries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chronic Kidney disease (CKD) the paradigms: individual risk or public health care load

Marks, A., Black, C., Prescott, G. J., Smith, W., Macleod, A. & Fluck, N., Jun 2011, p. O63. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Renal Replacement Therapy
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Mortality
9 Citations (Scopus)

The changing pattern of referral in acute kidney injury

Ali, T., Tachibana, A., Khan, I., Townend, J., Prescott, G. J., Smith, W. C., Simpson, W. & MacLeod, A., Jun 2011, In : QJM. 104, 6, p. 497-503 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Kidney Injury
Referral and Consultation
Nephrology
Population
Creatinine
2010
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of the UK recommendations on obesity based on a proposed implementation framework

Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Ahmed, S. & Smith, W. C. S., 15 Jan 2010, In : BMC Public Health. 10, 7 p., 17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Obesity
Bibliographic Databases
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Public Health
225 Citations (Scopus)

COPD and chronic bronchitis risk of indoor air pollution from solid fuel: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Kurmi, O. P., Semple, S., Simkhada, P., Smith, W. C. S. & Ayres, J., Mar 2010, In : Thorax. 65, 3, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indoor Air Pollution
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Meta-Analysis
Smoke
10 Citations (Scopus)

Does stage-3 chronic kidney disease matter? A systematic literature review

Sharma, P., McCullough, K., Scotland, G., McNamee, P., Prescott, G., Macleod, A., Fluck, N., Smith, W. C. & Black, C., 1 Jun 2010, In : The British Journal of General Practice. 60, 575, p. e266-e276 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

83 Citations (Scopus)

Weight loss interventions in young people (18 to 25 year olds): a systematic review

Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Precious, E., Crombie, I. K. & Smith, W. C. S., Aug 2010, In : Obesity Reviews. 11, 8, p. 580-592 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Loss
Age Groups
Life Change Events
Self Efficacy
Self Concept
2009
6 Citations (Scopus)

A visible light driven photoelectrocatalytic fuel cell for clean-up of contaminated water supplies

MacPhee, D. E., Wells, R., Kruth, A., Todd, M. J., Elmorsi, T., Smith, C., Pokrajac, D., Strachan, N., Mwinyhija, M., Scott-Emuakpor, E., Nissen, S. & Killham, K., 15 Nov 2009, In : Desalination. 248, 1-3, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fuel cell
Water supply
Fuel cells
water supply
catalyst

Collaborative Programmes of Research in Leprosy: the INFIR Programme

Smith, W. C. S., Lockwood, D. N. J., Van Brakel, W. H., Nicholls, P. G. & Soutar, D., Jun 2009, In : Leprosy Review. 80, 2, p. 124-128 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

8 Citations (Scopus)

Getting the most out of student selected components: 12 Tips for participating students

Riley, S. C., Gibbs, T. J., Ferrell, W. R., Nelson, P. R., Smith, W. C. S. & Murphy, M. J., 2009, In : Medical Teacher. 31, 10, p. 895-902 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels and early outcome after cardiac surgery: a prospective cohort study

Cuthbertson, B. H., Croal, B. L., Rae, D., Gibson, P., McNeilly, J., Jeffrey, R., Smith, W. C., Prescott, G. J., Buchan, K., El-Shafei, H., Gibson, G. A. & Hillis, G., Nov 2009, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 103, 5, p. 647-653 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Thoracic Surgery
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Odds Ratio
24 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting neuropathy and reactions in leprosy at diagnosis and before incident events: results from the INFIR Cohort study

Smith, W. C. S., Nicholls, P. G., Das, L., Barkataki, P., Suneetha, S., Suneetha, L., Jadhav, R., Rao, P. S. S. S., Wilder-Smith, E. P., Lockwood, D. N. J. & van Brakel, W. H., 11 Aug 2009, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 3, 8, 8 p., e500.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2008
7 Citations (Scopus)

Chemoprophylaxis in the prevention of leprosy

Smith, W. C. S., 2008, In : British Medical Journal. 336, p. 730-731 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

27 Citations (Scopus)

Corticosteroids for treating nerve damage in leprosy: A Cochrane Review

Van Veen, N. H. J., Nicholls, P. G., Smith, W. C. S. & Richardus, J. H., Dec 2008, In : Leprosy Review. 79, 4, p. 361-371 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

109 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of single dose rifampicin in preventing leprosy in close contacts of patients with newly diagnosed leprosy: cluster randomised controlled trial

Moet, F. J., Pahan, D., Oskam, L., Richardus, J. H., Smith, W. C. S. & COLEP Study Group, 5 Apr 2008, In : British Medical Journal. 336, 7647, p. 761 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Leprosy strategy is about control, not eradication

Smith, C. & Richardus, J. H., 22 Mar 2008, In : The Lancet. 371, 9617, p. 969-970 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Prevention of Childhood obesity: A review of systematic reviews

Poobalan, A. S., Taylor, L., Clar, C., Helms, P. J. B. & Smith, W. C. S., 28 Aug 2008, Edinburgh, United Kingdom: NHS Health Scotland. 38 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

Prevention of Early Childhood Caries: A systematic review

Poobalan, A. S., Brazzelli, M., Aucott, L. S., Smith, W. C. S. & Helms, P. J. B., 10 Sep 2008, Edinburgh, United Kingdom: NHS Health Scotland. 122 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

4 Citations (Scopus)

Report of the ninth meeting of the WHO Technical Advisory Group on Leprosy Control: Cairo, Egypt, 6-7 March 2008

Smith, W. C. S. & World Health Organisation, 1 Dec 2008, In : Leprosy Review. 79, 4, p. 452-70 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Twelve tips for developing and sustaining a programme of student selected components

Riley, S. C., Ferrell, W. R., Gibbs, T. J., Murphy, M. J., Smith, W. C. S. & Smith, S., 2008, In : Medical Teacher. 30, 4, p. 370-376 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
30 Citations (Scopus)

Classifying leprosy patients: searching for the perfect solution?

Lockwood, D. N. J., Sarno, E. & Smith, W. C., Dec 2007, In : Leprosy Review. 78, 4, p. 317-320 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease - a population-based study

Ali, T. Z., Macleod, A., Townend, J., Smith, W. C. S., Simpson, W. G. & Khan, I., Sep 2007, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 22, Suppl. 9, p. 54-55 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract

Identifying Individuals with CKD: Are we overestimating the number?

Clark, L., Prescott, G., Fluck, N., Smith, C., Simpson, W. & MacLeod, A., Jul 2007, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 22, Suppl. 6, p. 74 1 p., F166.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract

Reduced eGFR- Does this mean CKD?

Clark, LE., Prescott, G., Fluck, N., Simpson, W., Smith, WCS. & Macleod, AM., Sep 2007, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 22, Suppl. 9, p. 54 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract

2006
51 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-centre, double blind, randomised trial of three steroid regimens in the treatment of type-1 reactions in leprosy

Sundar Rao, P. S. S., Sugamaran, D. S. T., Richard, J. & Smith, W. C. S., 2006, In : Leprosy Review. 77, p. 25-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Pilot study of the incidence and prognosis of degenerative parkinsonian disorders in Aberdeen, United Kingdom: methods and preliminary results

Taylor, K. S. M., Counsell, C. E., Harris, C. E., Gordon, J. C. & Smith, W. C. S., Mar 2006, In : Movement Disorders. 21, 7, p. 976-982 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005
166 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of weight loss in overweight/obese individual and long-term hypertension outcomes - A systematic review.

Aucott, L. S., Poobalan, A. S., Smith, W. C. S., Avenell, A., Jung, R. & Broom, J., 2005, In : Hypertension. 45, p. 1035-1041 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating effectiveness of complex interventions aimed at reducing maternal mortality in developing countries

Ross, L., Simkhada, P. P. & Smith, W. C. S., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Public Health. 27, 4, p. 331-337 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Factors contributing to delay in diagnosis and start of treatment of leprosy: analysis of help-seeking narratives in northern Bangladesh and in West Bengal, India

Nicholls, P. G., Chhina, N., Bro, A. K., Withington, S. G. & Smith, W. C. S., 2005, In : Leprosy Review. 76, p. 35-47 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle