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2014

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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45 Citations (Scopus)
2012
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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.

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79 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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46 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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52 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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2011

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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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237 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.

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87 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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.

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6 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.

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8 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.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2008

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.

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117 Citations (Scopus)

Global themes in international Public Health.

Poobalan, A., Smith, C. W. & Van Teijlingen, E., 2008, In : Leprosy Review. 79, p. 128-129

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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.

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4 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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2006

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.

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51 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.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
2005

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.

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176 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.

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13 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.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term follow-up of breast cancer survivors with post-mastectomy pain syndrome

Macdonald, L., Bruce, J., Scott, N. W., Smith, W. C. S. & Chambers, W. A., Jan 2005, In : British Journal of Cancer. 92, 2, p. 225-230 5 p.

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205 Citations (Scopus)

Public health interventions to prevent early childhood caries: a systematic review

Poobalan, A. S., Brazzelli, M. G., Aucott, L. S., Smith, W. C. S. & Helms, P. J. B., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 59, Suppl 1, p. A26-A27 2 p.

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The "number needed to sample" in primary care research. Comparison of two primary care sampling frames for chronic back pain

Smith, B. H., Hannaford, P. C., Elliott, A. M., Smith, W. C. S. & Chambers, W. A., 2005, In : Family Practice. 22, 2, p. 205-214 9 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Weight change in adult life and health outcomes

Elliott, A. M., Aucott, L. S., Hannaford, P. C. & Smith, W. C. S., 2005, In : Obesity Research. 13, p. 1784-1792 8 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of weight loss in overweight/obese individuals and long-term lipid outcomes: a systematic review

Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Smith, W., Avenell, A., Jung, R., Broom, J. & Grant, A. M., Feb 2004, In : Obesity Reviews. 5, 1, p. 43-50 8 p.

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143 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology teaching: student and tutor perceptions

Moffat, M., Sinclair, H. K., Cleland, J. A., Smith, W. C. S. & Taylor, R. J., 2004, In : Medical Teacher. 26, 8, p. 691-695 5 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing the uptake of childhood immunisation in rural areas

Henderson, R., Macdonald, H. M., Smith, W. C. S., Selvaraj, S. & Oates, K., 2004, In : The British Journal of General Practice. 54, 499, p. 114-118 4 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Factors related to the onset and persistence of chronic back pain in the community

Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M., Hannaford, P. C., Chambers, W. A. & Smith, W. C. S., May 2004, In : Spine. 29, 9, p. 1032-1040 8 p.

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80 Citations (Scopus)

General practitioners' concerns about childhood immunisation and suggestions for improving professional support and vaccine uptake.

Henderson, R., Oates, K., MacDonald, H. & Smith, W. C. S., 2004, In : Communicable Disease & Public Health. 4, p. 260-266 6 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence of acute nerve function impairment and reactions in leprosy: a prospective cohort analysis after 5 years of follow-up

Richardus, J. H., Nicholls, P. G., Croft, R. P., Withington, S. G. & Smith, W. C. S., Apr 2004, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 33, 2, p. 337-343 6 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity and the Risk to Health: A Systematic Review of Reviews

Mombasheri, M., Van Teijlingen, E. R. & Smith, W. C. S., 2004, In : Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters. 9, Suppl. 2, p. 41-41

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Obesity in Adults: Prevention Measures

Mombasheri, M., Van Teijlingen, E. R. & Smith, W. C. S., 2004, In : Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters. 9, 2 Suppl, p. 39-40 1 p.

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Quantitative assessment of chronic postsurgical pain using the McGill Pain Questionnaire

Bruce, J., Poobalan, A. S., Smith, W. C. S. & Chambers, W. A., 2004, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 20, 2, p. 70-75 5 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Some observations on the varying quality of Scottish Lifestyle Surveys when attempting to measure obesity and overweight

Mombasheri, M., Van Teijlingen, E. R. & Smith, W. C. S., 2004, In : Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters. 9, Suppl 2, p. 89-92 3 p.

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Steroid prophylaxis for prevention of nerve function impairment in leprosy: randomised placebo controlled trial (TRIPOD 1)

Smith, W. C. S., Anderson, A., Withington, S. G., Van Brakel, W. H., Croft, R. P., Nicholls, P. G. & Richardus, J. H., May 2004, In : British Medical Journal. 328, p. 1459-1462 3 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)