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Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Recruitment of children into a study of primary care treatment of childhood asthma [abstract]. Thorax 1997;52:A45-A46.

Baxter-Jones A, Sim N, Baird A, Gordon J, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Inhaled steroid use in childhood asthma: Current prescribing practice in primary care [abstract]. Eur Respir J 1997;10:81s-82s.

Baxter-Jones A, Sim N, Baird A, Gordon J, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Problems associated with recruitment of children for studies involving inhaled steroids [abstract]. Eur Respir J 1997;10:460s-461s.

Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Effect of 6 months daily treatment with inhaled corticosteroids on lower leg growth in pre-school wheezing children [abstract]. Thorax 1998;53:A5-A6.

Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Effects of inhaled steroids on respiratory function and short term growth in pre- school children [abstract]. Eur Respir J 1998;12:269s-270s.

Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Recruitment of children into a study of early intervention with inhaled steroids [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;157:A170-A171.

Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Effects of early introduction of inhaled steroids in wheezing children presenting in primary care [abstract]. Eur Respir J 1998;14:280s-281s.

Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Addition of inhaled corticosteroids to b2 agoinists does not improve short-term symptomatic outcome in wheezing pre-school children [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999;159:A140-A141.

Baxter-Jones A, Helms P, Robins S, EASE Study Group, [Grant AM], [Ross SJ]. Inhaled corticosteroid reduces bone turnover but not short-term growth in early childhood [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999;159:A909.

Bero L, Freemantle N, Grilli R, Grimshaw JM, Harvey E, Oxman A. Implementing the findings of medical research: the Cochrane Collaboration on Effective Professional Practice [abstract]. Fam Pract 1995;12:256.

Bodner C, Ross S, Legge J, Douglas J, Godden D, Friend JAR. Prevalence of adult-onset wheezing in a cohort of asymptomatic children reviewed 30 years later [abstract]. Thorax 1995;50:A57.

Bodner C, Ross S, Douglas J, Little J, Legge J, Friend JAR, Godden D. Risk factors for adult onset wheezing [abstract]. Thorax 1996;51:A22.

Campbell MK, Torgerson DJ. Confidence intervals for cost-effectiveness ratios: the use of bootstrapping [abstract]. Control Clin Trials 1997;3S:161S.

Campbell MK, Torgerson DJ. Sample size calculation for clinical trials: the role of economic significance [abstract]. Control Clin Trials 1997;18:105S-106S.

Campbell SE, Walker AE, Campbell MK, Grimshaw JM, TEMPEST Trial Group, [Grant AM], [Vale L]. The prevalence of DVT prophylaxis in Scotland [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1999;53(10):669.

Chadha YC, Mollison J, Hall M, Russell IT. Guidelines in gynaecology [abstract]. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 1994;46:11.

Christie G, Ross S, Friend JAR, Legge J, Douglas G, Godden D, Haites NE, Helms P. Heritability of asthma and childhood wheeze [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1994;149:A49.

Christie G, Ross S, Godden D, Helms P, Legge J, Friend JAR, Haites NE, Douglas JG. Outcome in children of wheezy bronchitics and asthmatics: a role for factors other than atopy [abstract]. Thorax 1995;50:A36.

Christie G, Ross S, Godden DJ, Helms P, Legge J, Friend JAR, Haites NE, Douglas JG. Symptoms, atopy, bronchial reactivity and asthma diagnosis in siblings of probands with asthma and wheezy bronchitis [abstract]. Thorax 1995;50:A36.

Croal BL, Watson E, Clark A, Hogg D, Jennings K, Cowie M. The impact of the introduction of a cardiac troponin I service [abstract]. Clin Chem 1998;46(6):321.

Daly C, Khan IH, Ramsay CR, Catto GRD, Edward N, MacLeod A. Failure to plan for first dialysis prejudices in patients with end stage renal disease [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol 1995;6:526.

Daly C, Khan IH, Ramsay CR, Catto GRD, Edward N, MacLeod A. Emergency first dialysis prejudices survival in ESRD [abstract]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1997;11:A187.

Daly C, Vale L, MacLeod AM, Campbell MK, Wallace SA, Cody J, Donaldson C, Fitzhugh K, Lawrence P, Grant AM, Khan IH. Should the Y-system be the standard CAPD transfer-set? [abstract]. Am J Kidney Dis 1998;31:A14.

Daly C, Khan IH, Vale L, Campbell MK, Wallace SA, Cody J, Donaldson C, Fitzhugh K, Lawrence P, Grant AM, MacLeod AM. Does the evidence support the use of synthetic haemodialysis membranes in ESRD? [abstract]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998;13:A202.

Daly C, Khan IH, Vale L, Campbell MK, Wallace SA, Cody J, Donaldson C, Fitzhugh K, Lawrence P, Grant AM, MacLeod AM. Should synthetic membranes be the preferred choice for dialysis in end stage renal disease? [abstract]. Am J Kidney Dis 1998;31:A13.

Daly C, Campbell MK, Cody J, Donaldson C, Grant A, Khan IH, Lawrence P, Vale L, Wallace SA, MacLeod A. The role of Cochrane systematic reviews in assessing dialysis technology [abstract]. Am J Kidney Dis 1998;31:A13.

Gerrard L, Maclean JR, Grant AM. Human resource implications for the nursing profession in developing telemedicine [abstract]. J Telemed Telecare 1999;5:138.

Glazener CM, Abdalla MI, Russell IT, Templeton AA. Postnatal care - time to change? [abstract]. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1992;100(3):293.

Glazener CM, Ramsay CR, Campbell MK, Booth P, Duffty P, Lloyd D, Reid A. Do newborn babies require more than one hospital neonatal screening examination? [abstract]. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1998;105(Suppl 17):78.

Glazener CM, Lang GD, Wilson D, Herbison P, MacArthur C, Gee H. Postnatal incontinence: A multicentre randomised controlled trial of conservative treatment [abstract]. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1998;105(Suppl 17):47.

Gordon RB, Emslie C, Grimshaw JM, Hamilton M, Templeton AA. Should general practice examinations of infertile couples be repeated at the infertility clinic [abstract]. Hum Reprod 1994;9:33.

Gordon RB, Emslie C, Grimshaw JM, Hamilton M, Templeton AA. Do GP Referrals guidelines influence hospital management of infertile couples? [abstract]. Hum Reprod 1994;9:33.

Grimshaw JM, Abdalla MI, Mollison J, Russell IT, Taylor R, Ziade F. Evaluation of four quality assurance initiatives to improve referral [abstract]. Fam Pract 1995;12:253.

Kennedy A. Subversion of allocation concealment in a randomised controlled trial [abstract]. Control Clin Trials 1997;18:77S.

Khan AL, Richardson S, Campbell MK, Drew J, Larsen F, Heys SD, Ah-see AK, Eremin O. Peri-operative humoral modulation by polyadenylic-polyuridylic acid (PAPU) in patients with breast cancer [abstract]. J Immunother 1994;16:238.

Khan AL, Richardson S, Drew J, Larsen F, Campbell MK, Ashby J, Heys SD, Ah-see AK, Eremin O. Peri-operative immunomodulation by polyandeylic-polyuridylic acid [abstract]. Eur J Surg Oncol 1994;20:266-267.

Khan IH, Campbell MK, Cantarovich D, Catto GRD, Edward N, van Hamersvelt HW, Henderson IS, Keone R, Papadimitriou M, Tsakiris D, Ritz E, MacLeod A. Survival on renal replacement therapy: is it biased by early mortality [abstract]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1994;9:990-991.

Khan IH, Campbell MK, Cantarovich D, Catto GRD, Edward N, van Hamersvelt HW, Henderson IS, Keone R, Papadimitriou M, Tsakiris D, Ritz E, MacLeod A. Influence of deaths in the first 90 days on comparative survival data on renal replacement therapy (RRT): the BIOMED-1 survival study [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol 1994;5:458.

Khan IH, Campbell MK, Cantarovich D, Catto GRD, Edward N, van Hamersvelt HW, Henderson IS, Keone R, Papadimitriou M, Tsakiris D, Ritz E, MacLeod A. Variation in outcome in renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Europe: is there a 'centre effect' [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol 1995;6:540.

Khan IH, Campbell MK, Cantarovich D, Catto GRD, Edward N, van Hamersvelt HW, Henderson IS, Keone R, Papadimitriou M, Tsakiris D, Ritz E, MacLeod A. Survival on RRT: how should we score comorbidity? (The BIOMED-1 European Study) [abstract]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1996;11:A187.

Khan IH, Campbell MK, Cantarovich D, Catto GRD, Edward N, van Hamersvelt HW, Henderson IS, Keone R, Papadimitriou M, Tsakiris D, Ritz E, MacLeod A. According to treatment modality in dialysis patients (BIOMED-1 European Study) [abstract]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1996;11:A187.

Khan IH, Daly C, Campbell MK, Cody J, Donaldson C, Grant AM, Vale L, Wallace SA, MacLeod AM. Benefits of disconnect delivery systems for CAPD: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials [abstract]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998;13:A225.

Maclean JR. Developing effective telemedicine [abstract]. Exchanging Healthcare Medicine 1995.

Macleod UM, Twelves CJ, Ross SJ, Gillis C, Watt GCM. A comparison of the care received by women with breast cancer living in affluent and deprived areas [abstract]. Br J Cancer 1998;78:15.

McColl E, COGENT Study Team, [Grimshaw JM]. Order effects in assessing quality of life [abstract]. Qual Life Res 1998;7:636.

Metcalf C, Hewison J, Walker AE, Mueller R, Cuckle H. Attributions of blame in genetic counselling: are they made and does it work? [abstract]. J Med Genet 1999;36:573.

Miedzybrodzka ZH, Hall MH, Mollison J, Templeton AA, Russell IT, Dean JCS, Kelly KF, Marteau TM, Haites NE. Antenatal carrier screening for cystic fibrosis: randomised trial of step-wise vs couple screening [abstract]. J Med Genet 1995;32:140.

Mollison J, Naji SA. Importance of motivational factors in health technology assessment: termination of pregnancy study [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1995;49:540.

Naji SA, Brunt PW, Hagen S, Mowat NAG, Russell IT, Sinclair TS, Tang TMH. Improving the use of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy [abstract]. Gut 1989;30:1462.

O'Donnell CA, McConnachie A, Moffat K, Drummond NA, Wilson PD, Ross SJ. Social variation in out of hours primary care [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1998;52(10):694.

Ramsay CR. Identifying the effect of the learning curve in clinical trials [abstract]. Control Clin Trials 1997;18:118S.

Ramsay CR, Glazener CM, Campbell MK, Booth P, Duffty P, Lloyd D, Reid JA. Neonatal screening examinations - is one examination enough? [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1997;51:606.

Ramsay CR, Campbell MK, Cantarovich D, Catto GRD, Cody J, Daly C, Delcroix C, Edward N, Grimshaw JM, van Hamersvelt HW, Henderson IS, Khan IH, Koene RAP, Papadimitriou M, Tsakiris D, Ritz E, MacLeod A. Evaluation of clinical guidelines for the management of end stage renal disease in Europe: The EU Biomed 1 Study [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1998;52:685.

Reid DM, Torgerson DJ, Thomas RE, Campbell MK. Randomised trial of perimenopausal screening for osteoporosis risk: effect on HRT uptake and quality of life [abstract]. J Bone Miner Res 1996;11(S1):59.

Reid DM, Torgerson DJ, McClure JD, Thomas RE, Campbell MK. Perimenopausal osteoporosis screening: the effectiveness of direct disclosure of results [abstract]. Bone 1997;20:6S.

Ross S, Friend JAR, Godden D, Aberdeen WHEASE Study Group. Adult-onset wheezing: prevalence in acohort of asymptomatic children reviewed 30 years later [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1995;151:A470.

Ross SJ, Krukowski Z, Munro A, SCOTIA Study Group. Who should assess surgical outcome: surgeons, patients or general practitioners [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1994;48.

Ross SJ. Changing asthma treatment in response to symptoms: a qualitative study of adult asthma patients in the communtiy [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1994;48.

Ross SJ. Self management of adult asthma: a qualitative study [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1994;149:A1078.

Ross SJ. BTS guidelines in practice: a qualitative survey of adult asthma patients in the community [abstract]. Eur Respir J 1997;7:163s.

Shirran E, Grimshaw JM, Thomas RE, Mowatt G, Fraser C, Bero L, Grilli R, Harvey E, Oxman A, Thomson-O'Brien MA. Epidemiology. Methods and quality of systematic reviews of interventions to change provider behaviour [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1999;53(10):655.

Thomas RE, Blackhall R, Deans H, Grimshaw JM, Repper J, McClinton S. Evaluation of an open access urological investigation service: the URGE project [abstract]. Fam Pract 1995;12:261.

Thomas RE, Deans H, Grimshaw JM, Repper J, McClinton S, Webber R. URGE: An evaluation of a guideline-based fast track urological service. The effects on general practitioners pre referral management [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1997;51(5):583.

Thomas RE, Deans H, Grimshaw JM, Repper J, McClinton S, Mollison J. URGE: An evaluation of a guideline-based fast tract urological service [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1998;52:681-682.

Thomson H, Ross S, McConnachie A, Watson R, Wilson PD. Health service use in the first six months of life: the effect of Baby Check and social variation [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1998;52(10):674.

Walker AE. Gender and health: from 'sex differences to 'equal opportunities' and beyond [abstract]. Proc Br Psychol Soc 1997;5:17.

Walker AE, Johnston M, Grimshaw JM, Campbell MK, TEMPEST Trial Group, [Grant AM], [Vale L], [Campbell SE]. When do clinicians follow guidelines? Using the theory of planned behaviour to predict intentions to prescribe prophylaxis for patients at risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1998;52(10):681.

Walker AE, Campbell MK, Grimshaw JM, TEMPEST Trial Group, [Grant AM], [Vale L], [Campbell SE]. Recruitment strategies for cluster randomised trials in secondary care [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health 1999;53(10):676.

Watson M. Medication for the rheumatoid arthritis patient: Do we help or hinder? Scand J Rheumatol 1994;S97.

Wilson PD, Herbison GP, Glazener CM, Lang GD, Gee H, MacArthur C. Postnatal incontinence: a multi-centre, randomised controlled trial of conservative treatment [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn 1997;15(4):349-350.