Erica Warren

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PROBLEM Rapid referral and management of patients with transient ischaemic attacks is a key component in the national strategy for stroke prevention. However, patients with transient ischaemic attacks are poorly identified and undertreated. DESIGN AND SETTING Before and after evaluation of quality improvement programme with controlled comparison in three(More)
BACKGROUND The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has funded nine Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs). Each CLAHRC is a partnership between higher education institutions (HEIs) and the NHS in nine UK regional health economies. The CLAHRC for Leeds, York, and Bradford comprises two 'research themes' and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a tailored and multifaceted approach to the implementation of nationally recommended and evidence-based guidelines in primary care within existing systems and resources. METHODS A non-randomised Latin square to compare guideline implementation in two neighbouring health districts covering 180 general practices.(More)
PROBLEM There are wide variations in hospital mortality. Much of this variation remains unexplained and may reflect quality of care. SETTING A large acute hospital in an urban district in the North of England. DESIGN Before and after evaluation of a hospital mortality reduction programme. STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE Audit of hospital deaths to inform an(More)
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