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Research Output 2017 2019

2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Scotland
Citalopram
Health Expenditures
Lipids

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

Momanyi, L., Opanga, S., Nyamu, D., Oluka, M., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Research in Pharmacy Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Kenya
Referral and Consultation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Guidelines
Intensive care units

A systematic review and meta-analysis of health literacy in the Iranian population: findings and implications

Gheshlagh, R. & Kurdi, A., 7 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Meta-Analysis
Population
Health Status
Iran

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

Open Access
File
Kenya
Health Expenditures
Medicine
Morbidity
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Colorectal Neoplasms
Monoclonal Antibodies
Safety
Metastasectomy
Disease-Free Survival

Ongoing initiatives within the Scottish National Health Service to affect the prescribing of SSRIs and their influence

Godman, B., Kurdi, A., McCabe, H., Johnson, C. F., Barbui, C., MacBride-Stewart, S., Hurding, S., Leporowski, A., Bennie, M. & Morton, A., 11 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citalopram
National Health Programs
Scotland
Health Expenditures
Safety

Prevalence of depression among Iranian patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jamshidi, T., Gheshlagh, R. G., Ebtekar, F., Dalvand, S., Azimi, A. V. & Kurdi, A., 13 Feb 2019, 11, p. 53-59 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Meta-Analysis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Depression
Iran
Dysthymic Disorder
2018

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
South Africa
Public Sector
Cross-Sectional Studies
Public Hospitals
Technology

Adequacy of dialysis in Iranian patients undergoing hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dehvan, F., Monjazebi, F., Khanghahi, M. E., Mohammadi, H., Gheshlagh, R. & Kurdi, A., 17 Sep 2018, 10, 5, 10 p., e82235.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Renal Dialysis
Meta-Analysis
Dialysis
Urea
Sudden Infant Death

Antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance in Poland; findings and implications

Wojkowska-Mach, J., Godman, B., Glassman, A., Kurdi, A., Pilc, A., Rozanska, A., Skoczyński, S., Wałaszek, M. & Bochenek, T., 15 Nov 2018, In : Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 7, 11 p., 136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Poland
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Physicians
beta-Lactamases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Kenya
Referral and Consultation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Surveys and Questionnaires
Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Kenya
Referral and Consultation
Guidelines
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Compliance

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Kenya
Costs and Cost Analysis
Neoplasms
Health Care Costs
Drug Therapy

Barriers for access to new medicines: searching for the balance between rising costs and limited budgets

Godman, B., Bucsics, A., Bonnano, P. V., Oortwijn, W., Rothe, C., Ferrario, A., Bosselli, S., Hill, A., Martin, A. P., Simoens, S., Kurdi, A., Gad, M., Gulbinovic, J., Timoney, A., Bochenek, T., Salem, A., Hoxha, I., Sauermann, R., Massele, A., Guerra Jnr, A. & 30 othersPetrova, G. I., Achniotou, G., Laius, O., Sermet, C., Selke, G. W., Kourafalos, V., Yfantopoulos, J., Magnusson, E., Joppi, R., Oluka, M., Kwon, H-Y., Jakupi, A., Kalemeera, F., Fadare, J., Melien, O., Wladysiuk, M., Marković-Peković, V., Mardare, I., Meshkov, D., Novakovic, T., Fürst, J., Tomek, D., Zara, C., Diogene, E., Meyer, J. C., Malmstrom, R., Wettermark, B., Matsebula, Z. C., Campbell, S. & Haycox, A., 5 Dec 2018, 6, 21 p., 328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Budgets
Rare Diseases
Costs and Cost Analysis
Pressure
Neoplasms
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Economics
Population
Costs and Cost Analysis

Clinical and financial implications of medicine consumption patterns at a leading referral hospital in Kenya to guide future planning of care

Kivoto, P. M., Mulaku, M., Ouma, C., Ferrario, A., Kurdi, A., Godman, B. & Oluka, M., 10 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology . 9, 13 p., 1348.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Kenya
Health Expenditures
Referral and Consultation
Medicine
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Comparative effectiveness and safety of monoclonal antibodies (Bevacizumab, Cetuximab, and Panitumumab) in combination with chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

da Silva, W. C., de Araújo, V. E., Lima, E. M. A., Dos Santos, J. B. R., da Silva, M. R. R., Almeida, P., de Assis Acurcio, F., Godman, B., Kurdi, A., Cherchiglia, M. L. & Gurgel Andrade, E. I., 9 Dec 2018, In : BioDrugs. 32, 6, p. 585-606 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Combination Drug Therapy
Meta-Analysis
Colorectal Neoplasms
Metastasectomy
Monoclonal Antibodies

Comparison of zidovudine and tenofovir based regimens with regard to health-related quality of life and prevalence of symptoms in HIV patients in a Kenyan referral hospital

Etenyi, J. O., Okalebo, F. A., Oluka, M., Sinei, K. A., Osanjo, G. O., Kurdi, A., Meyer, J. C., Godman, B. & Opanga, S., 12 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology . 9, 14 p., 984.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Tenofovir
Zidovudine
Referral and Consultation
Quality of Life
HIV

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Tenofovir
Zidovudine
Kenya
Quality of Life
HIV

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
South Africa
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Public Hospitals
Botswana
3 Citations

Drug promotional activities in Nigeria: impact on the prescribing patterns and practices of medical practitioners and the implications

Fadare, J. O., Oshikoya, K. A., Ogunleye, O. O., Desalu, O. O., Ferrario, A., Enwere, O. O., Adeoti, A., Sunmonu, T. A., Massele, A., Baker, A. & Godman, B., 3 Apr 2018, In : Hospital Practice. 46, 2, p. 77-87 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nigeria
Physicians
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Sales
Medicine

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

Open Access
File
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Scotland
Therapeutics
Secondary Prevention
Health
2 Citations

Evaluation of antihypertensive adherence and its determinants at primary health care facilities in rural South Africa

Rampamba, E. M., Meyer, J. C., Godman, B., Kurdi, A. & Helberg, E., 31 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 7, 7, p. 661-672 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facilities
South Africa
Antihypertensive Agents
Primary Health Care
Smoking

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).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Public Hospitals
South Africa
Public Sector
Quality Improvement
Hospital Formularies

Health-related quality of life in Iranian patients with type 2 diabetes: an updated meta-analysis

Mokhtari, Z., Gheshlagh, R. G. & Kurdi, A., 17 Oct 2018, In : Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews. 13, 1, p. 402-407 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Meta-Analysis
Quality of Life
Sudden Infant Death
Iran
Open Access
File
Proton Pump Inhibitors
National Health Programs
Health
Scotland
Costs and Cost Analysis
1 Citations

Ongoing activities to optimize the quality and efficiency of lipid-lowering agents in the Scottish National Health System: influence and implications

Leporowski, A., Godman, B., Kurdi, A., MacBride-Stewart, S., Ryan, M., Hurding, S., do Nascimento, R. CRM., Bennie, M. & Morton, A., 10 Oct 2018, In : Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 18, 6, p. 655-666 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Lipids
Health
Health Expenditures
Scotland
2 Citations

Pilot study assessing the direct medical cost of treating patients with cancer in Kenya; findings and implications for the future

Atieno, O. M., Opanga, S., Martin, A., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 21 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Medical Economics. 21, 9, p. 878-887 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kenya
Costs and Cost Analysis
Neoplasms
Health Care Costs
Inpatients
1 Citations

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

Okoth, C., Opanga, S., Okalebo, F., Oluka, M., Kurdi, A. B. & Godman, B., 20 Aug 2018, In : Hospital Practice. 46, 3, p. 128-136 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kenya
Microbial Drug Resistance
Referral and Consultation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Low Birth Weight Infant

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Kenya
Microbial Drug Resistance
Referral and Consultation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Surveys and Questionnaires

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Poisons
Kenya
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Databases
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Prevalence of depression among Iranian patients under hemodialysis; a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abdi, A., Dalvand, S., Vahedian-azimi, A., Ghanei Gheshlagh, R. & Kurdi, A., 20 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Nephrology. 7, 4, p. 224-232 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Renal Dialysis
Meta-Analysis
Depression
Dialysis
Regression analysis

Prevalence of post-stroke depression in Iranian patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dalvand, S., Gheshlagh, R. & Kurdi, A., 13 Nov 2018, In : Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 14, p. 3073-3080 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Meta-Analysis
Stroke
Depression
Iran
Sample Size

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).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Kenya
Vincristine
Teaching Hospitals
Medication Errors
Referral and Consultation

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).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Scotland
Health Expenditures
Citalopram
Proton Pump Inhibitors
2 Citations

Recent initiatives in the Republic of Srpska to enhance appropriate use of antibiotics in ambulatory care: their influence and implications

Bojanić, L., Marković-Peković, V., Škrbić, R., Stojaković, N., Đermanović, M., Bojanić, J., Fürst, J., Kurdi, A. B. & Godman, B., 29 May 2018, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology . 9, 13 p., 442.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ambulatory Care
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination
Cephalosporins
Azithromycin

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Self Medication
Pharmacies
Meta-Analysis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Libraries

Statin use in Brazil: findings and implications

Nascimento, R. C. R. M., Guerra Júnior, A. A., Alvares, J., Gomes, I. C., Godman, B., Bennie, M., Kurdi, A. B. & Acurcio, F. A. D., 12 Apr 2018, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 43, 10, p. 1809-1817 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Brazil
Primary Health Care
Polypharmacy
Simvastatin

Trends in the prescribing of antipsychotic medicines in Pakistan: implications for the future

Mahmood, S., Hussain, S., ur Rehman, T., Barbui, C., Kurdi, A. B. & Godman, B., 24 Dec 2018, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 35, 1, p. 51-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pakistan
Antipsychotic Agents
olanzapine
Names
Patient Advocacy

Validity of World Health Organisation prescribing indicators in Namibia's primary health care: findings and implications

Niaz, Q., Godman, B., Massele, A., Campbell, S., Kurdi, A., Kagoya, H. R. & Kibuule, D., 28 Aug 2018, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care . 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Namibia
Primary Health Care
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Prescriptions
Medicine
2017
5 Citations

Assessing adherence to antihypertensive therapy in primary health care in Namibia: findings and implications

Nashilongo, M. M., Singu, B., Kalemeera, F., Mubita, M., Naikaku, E., Baker, A., Ferrario, A., Godman, B., Achieng, L. & Kibuule, D., 18 Dec 2017, In : Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. 31, 5-6, p. 565–578 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Namibia
Antihypertensive Agents
Primary Health Care
Principal Component Analysis
Therapeutics
5 Citations

Compliance to guidelines for the prescribing of antibiotics in acute infections at Namibia’s national referral hospital: a pilot study and the implications

Nakwatumbah, S., Kibuule, D., Godman, B., Haakuria, V., Kalemeera, F., Baker, A. & Mwangana, M., 31 Jul 2017, In : Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy. 15, 7, p. 713-721 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Namibia
Referral and Consultation
Guidelines
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection
4 Citations

Exploring factors associated with patients’ adherence to antihypertensive drugs among people with primary hypertension in the United Kingdom

Kurdi, A. I., Chen, L-C. & Elliott, R. A., 30 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Hypertension. 35, 9, p. 1881–1890

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Patient Compliance
Antihypertensive Agents
Hypertension
Drug Therapy
United Kingdom

Initiatives to increase the prescribing of low cost generics: the case of Scotland in the international context

Godman, B., Kurdi, A., Leporowski, A., Morton, A., Baumgärtel, C., Bochenek, T., Fadare, J., Finlayson, A., Hussein, S., Khan, B., Kalaba, M., Kibuule, D., Kwon, H-Y., Melien, O., Nascimento, R. CRM., Salem, A., Schiffers, K., Truter, I., Voncina, L. & Hassali, A., 31 Mar 2017, In : Medical Research Archives. 5, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
Drug Substitution
Costs and Cost Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations
United Arab Emirates

Ongoing initiatives in Azerbaijan to improve the use of antibiotics; findings and implications

Abilova, V., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 26 Dec 2017, In : Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy. 16, 1, p. 77-84 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Azerbaijan
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Cephalosporins
Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination
Tetracyclines
4 Citations

Prescription patterns and adequacy of blood pressure control among adult hypertensive patients in Kenya; findings and implications

Mbui, J. M., Oluka, M. N., Guantai, E. M., Sinei, K. A., Achieng, L., Baker, A., Jande, M., Massele, A. & Godman, B., 5 Sep 2017, In : Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology. 10, 11, p. 1263-1271 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Kenya
Prescriptions
Blood Pressure
Antihypertensive Agents
Hypertension