Lloyd D. Hughes

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OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to review prescribing of psychoactive medications for older residents of the Tayside region of Scotland. METHODS The analysis used community prescribing data in 1995 and 2010 for all older residents in Tayside. For each psychoactive drug class, the name of the most recently prescribed drug and the date prescribed(More)
These abstracts are copied directly fromthe online submission system and edited for uniformity of format. Authors are invited and given at least a fortnight to notify the sub-editor of amendments. Background Ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) is used to identify white coat hypertension (WCH). Some individuals however have mean daytime BP >135/85 mmHg on ABPM(More)
INTRODUCTION Over the last few years, hypnotic and anxiolytic medications have had their clinical efficacy questioned in the context of concerns regarding dependence, tolerance alongside other adverse effects. It remains unclear how these concerns have impacted clinical prescribing practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a study reviewing(More)
Over the last two decades in particular there has been a remarkable increase in the number of solid organ transplants being performed worldwide alongside improvements in long-term survival rates. However, the infrastructure at transplant centres has been unable to keep pace with the current volume of the transplant patient work load. These pressures on(More)
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