Rohini Mathur

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate current risk models and scores for type 2 diabetes and inform selection and implementation of these in practice. DESIGN Systematic review using standard (quantitative) and realist (mainly qualitative) methodology. Inclusion criteria Papers in any language describing the development or external validation, or both, of models and(More)
The Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) is an ongoing primary care database of anonymised medical records from general practitioners, with coverage of over 11.3 million patients from 674 practices in the UK. With 4.4 million active (alive, currently registered) patients meeting quality criteria, approximately 6.9% of the UK population are included(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether ethnic group differences in glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) changed over a 5-year period in people on medication for type 2 diabetes. DESIGN Open cohort in 2004-9. SETTING Electronic records of 100 of the 101 general practices in two inner London boroughs. PARTICIPANTS People aged 35 to 74 years on medication for type 2(More)
BACKGROUND Ethnicity recording across the National Health Service (NHS) has improved dramatically over the past decade. This study profiles the completeness, consistency and representativeness of routinely collected ethnicity data in both primary care and hospital settings. METHODS Completeness and consistency of ethnicity recording was examined in the(More)
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication of cardiac surgery and usually occurs in patients with preexisting chronic kidney disease (CKD). Remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) may mitigate the renal ischemia-reperfusion injury associated with cardiac surgery and may be a preventive strategy for postsurgical AKI. We undertook a randomized(More)
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a cause of stroke, and undertreatment with anticoagulants is a persistent issue despite their effectiveness. AIM To increase the proportion of people with AF treated appropriately using anticoagulants, and reduce inappropriate antiplatelet therapy. DESIGN OF STUDY Cross-sectional analysis. SETTING Electronic(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the feasibility of producing small-area geospatial maps of chronic disease risk for use by clinical commissioning groups and public health teams. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional geospatial analysis using routinely collected general practitioner electronic record data. SAMPLE AND SETTING Tower Hamlets, an inner-city district of London,(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the rate of progression of diabetic chronic kidney disease in different ethnic groups. DESIGN Prospective longitudinal observational study. PARTICIPANTS All new patients attending a tertiary renal unit in east London with diabetic chronic kidney disease between 2000 and 2007 and followed up till 2009 were included. Patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke risk by ethnic group in south and east London; to compare classification with CHA2DS2VASc and CHADS2; to examine the appropriateness of anticoagulant treatment and historic trends in prescribing by gender, age, and ethnicity. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Routine general(More)