• Publications
  • Influence
Feasibility of improving identification of familial hypercholesterolaemia in general practice: intervention development study
Objectives To assess the feasibility of improving identification of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in primary care, and of collecting outcome measures to inform a future trial. DesignExpand
  • 10
  • 1
  • PDF
CSF xanthochromia: correlation with brain imaging and its usefulness as an out-of-hours test
Background Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is a spontaneous bleed into the subarachnoid space which is investigated by CT head and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) xanthochromia. The aim of this study was toExpand
  • 3
The Role of Micronutrients in Preventing Infections in the Elderly
Aging is often associated with a decline in immunocompetence, particularly in T cell-mediated functions. Nutrient deficiencies can contribute to further impairments in immune function in the elderlyExpand
  • 1
Comparison of Lipoprotein Electrophoresis and Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Investigating Dysbetalipoproteinemia.
Dysbetalipoproteinemia is often associated with apolipoprotein E2E2 homozygosity; however, lipoprotein electrophoresis may also be used to assist in the diagnosis. The aim of this study was toExpand
  • 3
Authors' response to various postings
Xerostomia: an unseen consequence of statin use
A 55-year-old Asian lady, non-smoker, and a teetotal with bilateral xanthelasma was commenced on simvastatin in August 2011 due to hypercholesterolemia and elevated lipoprotein a. She was initiallyExpand
Author’s response to Deputy Editor of the BMJ’s posting