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Changes in roll-your-own tobacco and cigarette sales volume and prices before, during and after plain packaging legislation in the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
Opazo-Breton, M., Britton, J., & Bogdanovica, I. (2019). Changes in roll-your-own tobacco and cigarette sales volume and prices before, during and after plain packaging legislation in the United Kingdom. Tobacco Control, doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054734

Background: Plain packaging and minimum pack size legislation for tobacco products was introduced in the UK in May 2016, with a one-year sell-off period until May 2017 during which both fully branded and plain packs of various sizes were legally avai... Read More

Development of a Yoga-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation (Yoga-CaRe) Programme for Secondary Prevention of Myocardial Infarction (2019)
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Chattopadhyay, K., Chandrasekaran, A. M., Praveen, P. A., Manchanda, S. C., Madan, K., Ajay, V. S., …Kinra, S. (2019). Development of a Yoga-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation (Yoga-CaRe) Programme for Secondary Prevention of Myocardial Infarction. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019, 1-7. doi:10.1155/2019/7470184

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) after myocardial infarction is highly effective. It is unavailable in public hospitals in India due to limited resources. Our objective was to develop a scalable model of CR for India based on yoga, which could also appeal... Read More

Association between inactivated influenza vaccine and primary care consultations for autoimmune rheumatic disease flares: a self-controlled case series study using data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (2019)
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Nakafero, G., Grainge, M. J., Myles, P., Mallen, C. D., Zhang, W., Doherty, M., …Abhishek, A. (2019). Association between inactivated influenza vaccine and primary care consultations for autoimmune rheumatic disease flares: a self-controlled case series study using data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215086

Objectives To examine the association between inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) administration and primary care consultation for joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare, corticosteroid prescription, vasculitis, and unexplained fever in people w... Read More

Role of lifestyle behaviours in the ethnic pattern of poor health outcomes in Leicester, England: analysis of a survey dataset (2019)
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Chattopadhyay, K., Akagwire, U., Biswas, M., Moore, R., Rajania, G., & Lewis, S. (2019). Role of lifestyle behaviours in the ethnic pattern of poor health outcomes in Leicester, England: analysis of a survey dataset. Public Health, 170, 122-128. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2019.03.003

Objectives: Mediation analyses were conducted to explore the contribution of lifestyle behaviours in the ethnic pattern of poor health outcomes in Leicester, England. Study design: Cross-sectional study Methods: Health and Wellbeing Survey (201... Read More

The Its Not JUST Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Study (INJUSTIS): Description of the protocol for a multicentre prospective observational cohort study identifying biomarkers of progressive fibrotic lung disease (2019)
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Khan, F., Stewart, I., Howard, L., McKeever, T., Jones, S., Hearson, G., …Saini, G. (in press). The Its Not JUST Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Study (INJUSTIS): Description of the protocol for a multicentre prospective observational cohort study identifying biomarkers of progressive fibrotic lung disease. BMJ Open Respiratory Research,

Interventions for hand eczema (2019)
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Christoffers, W., Coenraads, P., Svensson, Å., Diepgen, T., Dickinson-Blok, J., Xia, J., & Williams, H. (2019). Interventions for hand eczema. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004055.pub2

Background Hand eczema is an inflammation of the skin of the hands that tends to run a chronic, relapsing course. This common condition is often associated with itch, social stigma, and impairment in employment. Many different interventions of unkno... Read More

Duration and magnitude of postoperative risk of venous thromboembolism after cholecystectomy: a population based cohort study (2019)
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Henry, M., Abdul-Sultan, A., Walker, A., West, J., & Humes, D. (2019). Duration and magnitude of postoperative risk of venous thromboembolism after cholecystectomy: a population based cohort study. Digestive Surgery, doi:10.1159/000496435

Background: This study aimed to identify burden and risk of VTE associated with cholecystectomy in England. Methods: An historical cohort study of cholecystectomy patients from 2001-2011 was undertaken using linked primary (Clinical Practice... Read More

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a tailored text message programme (MiQuit) for smoking cessation in pregnancy: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial and meta-analysis (2019)
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Whitemore, R., Leonardi-Bee, J., Naughton, F., Sutton, S., Cooper, S., Parrott, S., …Coleman, T. (in press). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a tailored text message programme (MiQuit) for smoking cessation in pregnancy: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial and meta-analysis. Trials,

Background: Smoking in pregnancy is a major international public health problem. Self-help support (SHS) increases the likelihood of women stopping smoking in pregnancy and delivering this kind of support by text message could be a cost-effective way... Read More

Risk of severe intraventricular haemorrhage in the first week of life in preterm infants transported before 72 hours of age (2019)
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Shipley, L. J., Gyorkos, T., Jon, D., Tata, L. J., Lisa, S., & Sharkey, D. (2019). Risk of severe intraventricular haemorrhage in the first week of life in preterm infants transported before 72 hours of age. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001937

Objectives: Evaluate the risk of severe intraventricular hemorrhage, in the first week of life, in preterm infants undergoing early interhospital transport. Design: Retrospective cohort study. Setting: Tertiary neonatal centers of the Trent Per... Read More

A survey of smoking cessation training within UK Pharmacy education (2019)
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Hunter, A., Bobak, A., & Anderson, C. (2019). A survey of smoking cessation training within UK Pharmacy education. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2019.03.007

Introduction: Tobacco smoking is a significant public health problem, and remains the leading cause of preventable, premature death in the UK. In order to reduce the burden of smoking in the UK, all healthcare professionals should be able to advise a... Read More

Evaluation of a nudge intervention providing simple feedback to clinicians of the consequence of radiation exposure on demand for computerised tomography scans: a prospective, controlled study (2019)
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Lewis, S., Shaw, D., Langley, T., Fogarty, A., Young, B., & Cranwell, O. (in press). Evaluation of a nudge intervention providing simple feedback to clinicians of the consequence of radiation exposure on demand for computerised tomography scans: a prospective, controlled study. Clinical Medicine,

Computerised tomography (CT) is readily available in developed countries. As one of the side-effects includes an increased risk of cancer, interventions that may encourage more judicious use of CT scans are important. Behavioural economics theory inc... Read More

A Content Analysis of Tobacco and Alcohol Audio-Visual Content in a sample of UK Reality TV Programmes (2019)
Journal Article
Barker, A. B., Britton, J., Thomson, E., Hunter, A., Opazo Breton, M., & Murray, R. L. (in press). A Content Analysis of Tobacco and Alcohol Audio-Visual Content in a sample of UK Reality TV Programmes. Journal of Public Health,

Background: Exposure to tobacco and alcohol content in audio-visual media is a risk factor for smoking and alcohol use in young people. We report an analysis of tobacco and alcohol content, and estimates of population exposure to this content, in a... Read More

Smoke-free prisons in England: indoor air quality before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy (2019)
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Jayes, L. R., Murray, R. L., Opazo Breton, M., Hill, C., Ratschen, E., & Britton, J. (in press). Smoke-free prisons in England: indoor air quality before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy. BMJ Open,

Objectives High levels of particulate pollution due to second-hand smoke (SHS) have previously been recorded in English prisons. As part of an evaluation to ascertain whether a new comprehensive smoke-free policy introduced in the first four prison... Read More

Patient reported distress can aid clinical decision making in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: analysis of the PROFILE cohort (2019)
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Stewart, I., McKeever, T., Braybrooke, R., Oballa, E., Simpson, J. K., Maher, T. M., …Saini, G. (2019). Patient reported distress can aid clinical decision making in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: analysis of the PROFILE cohort. European Respiratory Journal, doi:10.1183/13993003.01925-2018

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive and fatal interstitial lung disease. We aimed to determine if patient response to a palliative assessment survey could predict disease progression or death. We undertook a cross-sectional study in a U... Read More