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Effects of reducing inspired oxygen concentration for one hour in patients with chronic heart failure: implications for air travel (2013)
Journal Article
Hobkirk, J. P., Damy, T., Walters, M., Bennett, A., Smith, S. J., Ingle, L., …Cleland, J. G. (2013). Effects of reducing inspired oxygen concentration for one hour in patients with chronic heart failure: implications for air travel. European journal of heart failure, 15(5), 505-510. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hft003

AimsThe objective of this study was to establish the acute effects of hypoxia on clinical, spirometric, haemodynamic, and echocardiographic variables. Reducing inspired oxygen to 15%, as experienced during commercial air travel, decreases arterial ox... Read More

Reducing the time before consulting with symptoms of Lung cancer: a randomised controlled trial in primary care (2013)
Journal Article
Smith, S., Fielding, S., Murchie, P., Johnston, M., Wyke, S., Powell, R., …Macleod, U. (2013). Reducing the time before consulting with symptoms of Lung cancer: a randomised controlled trial in primary care. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 63(606), (47-54). doi:10.3399/bjgp13x660779. ISSN 0960-1643

Background Most individuals with lung cancer have symptoms for several months before presenting to their GP. Earlier consulting may improve survival. Aim To evaluate whether a theory-based primary care intervention increased timely consulting of indi... Read More