Victoria Warmington

Learn More
Increasing reliance is being placed on electronic medical records to support clinical care and achieve improved quality standards. In order for clinical information systems (CIS) to deliver excellence the data within it needs to be complete, consistent and accurate. This capture of data is critical but forms only part of the procedure in delivering quality(More)
As a result of the rapid expansion of electronically available clinical knowledge, clinicians are faced with potential information overload (info-tsunami). The use of data quality probes (DQPs) in primary care can encourage clinicians' awareness of, and improvement in, data quality entry over time. DQPs can also highlight areas of potential error or(More)
BACKGROUND Accurate prevalence data are important when interpreting diagnostic tests and planning for the health needs of a population, yet no such data exist for axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) in the UK. In this cross-sectional cohort study we aimed to estimate the prevalence of axSpA in a UK primary care population. METHODS A validated self-completed(More)
Despite enormous investment of effort and resources there are few formal comparative evaluations between different coding schemes. We have recently described a methodology of a randomised crossover trial comparing the performance of Clinical Terms Version 3 (CTV3) and Read Codes 5 Byte set (RC5B) coding schemes in General Practice. 1 This study looked at(More)
  • 1