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2019
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Activities to optimize quality and efficiency of medicines in Scotland

Godman, B., Kurdi, A., McCabe, H., MacBride-Stewart, S., Johnson, C. F., Hurding, S., Bennie, M. & Morton, A., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Scotland
Citalopram
Health Expenditures
Lipids
1 Downloads (Pure)

Antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of surgical site infection in low and middle income countries (LMICs): a scoping review

Cooper, L., Kurdi, A., Godman, B. & Sneddon, J., 21 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Surgical Wound Infection
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Ghana
Ownership
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Antimicrobial point prevalence surveys in two Ghanaian hospitals: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship

Afriyie, D. K., Sefah, I. A., Sneddon, J., Malcolm, W., McKinney, R., Cooper, L., Kurdi, A., Godman, B. & Seaton, A., 21 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Ghana
Police
Municipal Hospitals
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Cross-Sectional Studies
7 Downloads (Pure)

Clinical and financial implications of medicine consumption patterns in Kenya

Kivoto, P. M., Mulaku, M., Oluka, M., Ouma, C., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 6 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Kenya
Health Expenditures
Medicine
Morbidity
Pharmaceutical Preparations
8 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative effectiveness and safety of monoclonal antibodies for mCRC

da Silva, W. C., de Assis Acurcio, F., Godman, B., de Araújo, V. E., Lima, E. M. A., dos Santos, J. B., Silva, M. R., Almeida, P. H. R. F., Kurdi, A., Cherchiglia, M. L. & Gurgel Andrade, E. I., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Colorectal Neoplasms
Monoclonal Antibodies
Safety
Metastasectomy
Disease-Free Survival
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Development of a risk prediction tool for Clostridium difficile: a Scottish experience

Joseph, A. A., Kurdi, A. & Bennie, M., 25 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Secondary Care
Decision Making
Mobile Applications
9 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the prescribing decision support system Synonyms in primary care: a mixed-method study

Robertson, L., McLean, M-A., Sardar, C., Bryson, G. & Kurdi, A., 30 May 2019. 2 p.

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Primary Health Care
Formularies
Interviews
Guidelines
Costs and Cost Analysis
12 Downloads (Pure)

Fast piezoelectric scanning MEMS mirror for 1D ion adressing

Janin, P., Bauer, R., Griffin, P., Riis, E. & Uttamchandani, D., 9 Dec 2019. 2 p.

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Space optics
microelectromechanical systems
MEMS
Natural frequencies
Mirrors
20 Downloads (Pure)

Gallium nitride micro-LED drive circuits for visible light communications

Herrnsdorf, J., McKendry, J., Griffiths, A., Strain, M., Henderson, R. & Dawson, M., 7 Jul 2019. 2 p.

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gallium nitrides
optical communication
light emitting diodes
CMOS
application specific integrated circuits
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Real-world evaluation of the impact of statin intensity on adherence, persistence and discontinuing of statin therapy: evidence from the Scottish population

Nascimento, R. C. R. M. D., Mueller, T., Bennie, M., Godman, B., Hurding, S., MacBride-Stewart, S., Guerra Júnior, A. A., de Assis Acúrcio, F., Morton, A. & Kurdi, A., 21 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Population
Therapeutics
Logistic Models
Electronic Health Records
2018
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10 years of coordinated study of honey bee colony loss rates – presentation of a COLOSS core project

COLOSS Monitoring Group, 11 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Questionnaire
Presentation
History
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A countrywide point prevalence study in South Africa – using technology to determine use and appropriateness

Schellack, N., Meyer, J. C., Kruger, D., Bennie, M., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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South Africa
Public Sector
Cross-Sectional Studies
Public Hospitals
Technology
11 Downloads (Pure)

Antibiotic prescribing patterns at a referral hospital in Kenya: a point prevalence survey

Momanya, L., Oluka, M., Opanga, S., Nyamu, D., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Kenya
Referral and Consultation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Surveys and Questionnaires
Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
14 Downloads (Pure)

Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing and compliance to guidelines at a referral hospital in Kenya: a point prevalence survey

Momanya, L., Oluka, M., Nyamu, D., Opanga, S., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Kenya
Referral and Consultation
Guidelines
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Compliance
12 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the direct medical costs of treating patients with cancer in Kenya: a pilot study - findings and implications for the future

Atieno, O. M., Opanga, S., Kurdi, A., Martin, A. P. & Godman, B., 28 Aug 2018. 1 p.

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Kenya
Costs and Cost Analysis
Neoplasms
Health Care Costs
Drug Therapy
14 Downloads (Pure)

Beam and plate formulations in peridynamic framework

Oterkus, E., Yang, Z., Vazic, B. & Oterkus, S., 5 Apr 2018. 1 p.

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Geometry
Model structures
Computational efficiency
Equations of motion
Boundary conditions
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Challenges and issues in drug utilization research identified from the Latin American and African regions

Salas, M., Lopes, L. C., Godman, B., Truter, I., Hartzema, A. G., Fadare, J., Burger, J., Appenteng, K., Donneyong, M., Arias, A., Ankrah, D., Ogunleye, O. O., Galicia, D. G., Garcia Estrada, M. D. C., Oluka, M. N., Massele, A., Alesso, L., Herrera Comoglio, R., Bernet, J., Vilaseca, C. & 3 others, Lubbe, M. S., Horne, L. & Bergman, U., 8 May 2018, (Accepted/In press). 3 p.

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Drug Utilization
African Americans
Research
Latin America
Publications
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Comparison of zidovudine and tenofovir based regimens with regard to quality of life and prevalence of syptoms in HIV patients in Kenya

Etenyi, J. O., Okalebo, F. A., Opanga, S. A., Sinei, K. A., Osanjo, G. O., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 8 May 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Tenofovir
Zidovudine
Kenya
Quality of Life
HIV
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Correlation of pre-operative cancer imaging techniques with post-operative macro and microscopic lung pathology images

Harrow, S., Reines-March, G., Dick, C., Ju, X. & Marshall, S., 24 Sep 2018. 1 p.

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Post and Core Technique
pathology
imaging techniques
lungs
tumors
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Design of a wearable LED based device for phototherapy applications

Farrell, F., Guilhabert, B., Haughey, A-M., Connolly, P., Dawson, M. D. & Laurand, N., 6 Sep 2018. 1 p.

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light emitting diodes
luminaires
therapy
engineering
disorders
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Development of a web-based application to improve data collection for antimicrobial point prevalence surveys in the public health care system in South Africa; findings and implications

Dlamini, NN., Meyer, JC., Kruger, D., Godman, B., Kurdi, A., Bennie, M. & Schellack, N., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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South Africa
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Public Hospitals
Botswana
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Evaluating statin utilisation in clinical practice in Scotland: impact of statin intensity on adherence and persistence to therapy

Mueller, T., do Nascimento, R. C. R. M., Bennie, M., Godman, B., Hurding, S., MacBride Stewart, S., Guerra Júnior, A. A., de Assis Acurcio, F., Morton, A. & Kurdi, A., 26 Aug 2018. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Scotland
Therapeutics
Secondary Prevention
Health
9 Downloads (Pure)

Feasibility of using point prevalence surveys to assess antimicrobial utilisation in public hospitals in South Africa; a pilot study and implications

Dlamini, N. N., Meyer, J. C., Kruger, D., Kurdi, A., Godman, B. & Schellack, N., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press).

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Public Hospitals
South Africa
Public Sector
Quality Improvement
Hospital Formularies
18 Downloads (Pure)
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Application programming interfaces (API)
Particle size analysis
Aspect ratio
Imaging techniques
Crystals
11 Downloads (Pure)
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Slurries
Drug products
Particle size
Crystals
Sensors
9 Downloads (Pure)

Point prevalence survey of antibiotic use and resistance at the biggest national referral hospital in Kenya: findings and implications

Okoth, C., Opanga, S., Okalebo, F., Oluka, M., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 8 May 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Kenya
Microbial Drug Resistance
Referral and Consultation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Surveys and Questionnaires
7 Downloads (Pure)

Prevalence and determinants of antibiotic related adverse drug reactions in Kenya: spontaneously reported cases at the pharmcy and poisons board database

Njoroge, M. W., Oluka, M., Osanjo, G., Opanga, S., Godman, B. & Kurdi, A., 8 May 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Poisons
Kenya
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Databases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
8 Downloads (Pure)

Proactive risk assessment of vincristine use process in a teaching and referral hospital in Kenya

Kurgat, E. K., Weru, I., Wata, D., Godman, B., Kurdi, A. & Guantai, A. N., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press).

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Kenya
Vincristine
Teaching Hospitals
Medication Errors
Referral and Consultation
8 Citations (Scopus)

PW laser-driven bright ɣ-ray emission and dense positron production from diamondlike carbon foils

Yu, T-P., Li, H-Z., Yin, Y., Sheng, Z., McKenna, P. & Shao, F. Q., 4 Jun 2018, p. 1.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

foils
positrons
rays
carbon
radiation pressure
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Recent initiatives in Scotland to improve the quality and efficiency of prescribing: findings and implications

Kurdi, A., Godman, B., MacBride-Stewart, S., Hurding, S., McCabe, H. & Morton, A. D., 8 May 2018, (Accepted/In press).

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Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Scotland
Health Expenditures
Citalopram
Proton Pump Inhibitors
14 Downloads (Pure)

Second Stokes oscillation and Raman gain-guiding in micro-lensed monolithic diamond Raman lasers

Savitski, V., Demetriou, G., Reilly, S., Liu, H., Gu, E., Dawson, M. & Kemp, A., 2 Sep 2018. 1 p.

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Raman lasers
diamonds
oscillations
resonators
radii
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Self medication using antibiotics at community pharmacies in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Opanga, S., Karumbi, J., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Self Medication
Pharmacies
Meta-Analysis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Libraries

Some issues arising in the 2017 survey and looking forwards to the 2018 survey

Gray, A. & Brodschneider, R., 7 Feb 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Questionnaire
Monitoring
Relative Risk
Foraging
Data Quality
45 Downloads (Pure)
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clocks
traps
lasers
atoms
strontium
19 Downloads (Pure)

Wearable LED-based device for phototherapy applications

Farrell, F., Guilhabert, B., Haughey, A-M., Connolly, P., Dawson, M. D. & Laurand, N., 23 Apr 2018. 1 p.

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light emitting diodes
irradiance
biocompatibility
luminaires
therapy
2017
39 Downloads (Pure)

African countries are working together to enhance medicine use

Massele, A., Afrivie, D., Burger, J., Ezenduka, C., Fadare, J., Kalungia, A., Kibuule, D., Meyer, J., Ogunleye, O., Oluka, M., Truter, I. & Godman, B., 6 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Medicine
Research
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Northern Africa
HIV

Comparing methods for early detection systems for seasonal and pandemic influenza

Almuqrin, M., Robertson, C. & Gray, A., 4 Sep 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Influenza
Health
Mean deviation
Health Services
Cumulative Sum

Current and planned activities and reach of the monitoring group.

Gray, A. & Brodschneider, R., 2 Nov 2017, p. 29-29. 1 p.

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Monitoring
Codebook
Data Quality
Electronic mail
Questionnaire
50 Downloads (Pure)

Early awareness and alert system in Sweden: history and current status

Eriksson, I., Wettermark, B., Persson, M., Edström, M., Godman, B., Lindhé, A., Malmström, R., Ramström, H., von Euler, M. & Bergkvist-Christensen, A., 6 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press). 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Biomedical Technology Assessment
Sweden
History
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Pharmaceutical Preparations
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Photoacoustic effect
Nanoparticles
Gold
Tissue
Wavelength
28 Downloads (Pure)

Forecasting pharmaceutical expenditure in Europe: adjusting for the impact of rebates and discounts

Espin, J., Schlander, M., Godman, B., Anderson, P., Mestre-Ferrandiz, J., Hutchings, A., Flostrand, S. & Parnaby, A., 7 Aug 2017, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Health Expenditures
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Delivery of Health Care
Pressure
13 Downloads (Pure)

Ice-structure interactions by using peridynamics

Vazic, B., Ji, X., Oterkus, E. & Oterkus, S., 7 Nov 2017. 1 p.

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Ice
Ships
Continuum mechanics
Failure analysis
Strain rate
38 Downloads (Pure)

In vivo and in vitro toxicity of cobalt in the heart

Laovitthayanggoon, S., Henderson, C. J., Tate, R. J., Currie, S., McCluskey, C., Macdonald, M. & Grant, M. H., 3 Apr 2017. 1 p.

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Fibroblasts
Toxicity
Cobalt
Rats
Bearings (structural)
8 Downloads (Pure)

New formats, new information environments, new methodologies: the virtual unknown

Pennington, D., 27 Jun 2017.

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methodology
video
computer game
social media
information science
17 Downloads (Pure)

New models are needed to optimise the management of new medicines

Godman, B., Diogene, E., Fürst, J., Garuolienė, K., Guerra Júnior, A., Joppi, R., Malmström, R., Oortwijn, W., Selke, G., Timoney, A. & Wettermark, B., 6 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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Patents
Budgets
Financial Management
Tacrolimus
Sweden

Optofluidic Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) interrogation for targeted detection of individual cells

Willner, M., Graham, D., Zagnoni, M. & Vikesland, P., 2 Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Raman spectroscopy
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Predictors of medication adherence among patients with type II diabetes mellitus in Pakistan: a pilot study

Saleem, F., Iqbal, Q., Bashir, S., Iqbal, J., Iftikhar, S. & Godman, B., 2 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Medication Adherence
Pakistan
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cross-Sectional Studies
Private Hospitals
7 Downloads (Pure)

Review of the work and dissemination of findings of the COLOSS monitoring group in 2016

Gray, A. & Brodschneider, R., 1 Feb 2017, p. 12-12. 1 p.

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Monitoring
Annual
Review
Deadline
Visibility
1 Downloads (Pure)

Scottish Qualifications Authority Statistics Award: promoting statistical literacy in Scottish schools

Reilly, J. & Young, D., 5 Sep 2017, p. 60-60. 1 p.

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Qualification
qualification
literacy
statistics
Statistics
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CMOS
light emitting diodes
communication
illumination
illuminating