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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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Comorbidity
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Medical problems
Myocardial Ischemia
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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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adulthood
Diet
Focus Groups
Obesity
eating behavior

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nepal
Smoke
Biomass
Young Adult
Lung
2012
15 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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
81 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
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

40 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.

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2008
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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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203 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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

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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22 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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143 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Loss
Lipids
Cholesterol
Weights and Measures
LDL Cholesterol
12 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 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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78 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 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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34 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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35 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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60 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

497 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic review of the long-term effects and economic consequences of treatments for obesity and implications for health improvement

Avenell, A., Broom, J., Brown, T. J., Poobalan, A. S., Aucott, L. S., Stearns, S. C., Smith, W. C. S., Jung, R. T., Campbell, M. K. & Grant, A. M., May 2004, In : Health Technology Assessment. 8, 21, p. 1-182 181 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle