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2017

Reduction in colposcopy workload and associated clinical activity following HPV catch-up vaccination programme in Scotland: an ecological study

Cruickshank, M. E., Pan, J., Cotton, SC., Kavanagh, K., Robertson, C., Cuschieri, K., Cubie, H., Palmer, T. & Pollock, KG., 11 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

Maps and atlases of cancer mortality: a review of a useful tool to trigger new questions

d'Onofrio, A., Mazzetta, C., Robertson, C., Smans, M., Boyle, P. & Boniol, M., 1 Sep 2016, In : ecancermedicalscience. 10, 18 p., 670.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Prevalence of cervical disease at age 20 after immunisation with bivalent HPV vaccine at age 12-13 in Scotland: retrospective population study

Palmer, T., Wallace, L., Pollock, K. G., Cuschieri, K., Robertson, C., Kavanagh, K. & Cruickshank, M., 3 Apr 2019, In : British Medical Journal. 365, 10 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Comparing methods for early detection systems for seasonal and pandemic influenza

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

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Evaluating the effectiveness, impact and safety of live attenuated and seasonal inactivated influenza vaccination: protocol for the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Effectiveness II (SIVE II) study

Simpson, C. R., Lone, N. I., Kavanagh, K., Robertson, C., McMenamin, J., von Wissmann, B., Vasileiou, E., Butler, C., Ritchie, L. D., Gunson, R., Schwarze, J. & Sheikh, A., 1 Feb 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 2, 8 p., e014200.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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2018

Uptake and effectiveness of influenza vaccine in those aged 65 years and older in the United Kingdom, influenza seasons 2010/11 to 2016/17

Pebody, R. G., Warburton, F., Andrews, N., Sinnathamby, M., Yonova, I., Reynolds, A., Robertson, C., Cottrell, S., Sartaj, M., Gunson, R., Donati, M., Moore, C., Ellis, J., de Lusignan, S., McMenamin, J. & Zambon, M., 27 Sep 2018, In : Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin. 23, 39, 10 p.

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7 Downloads (Pure)
2019
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9 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)
2017
2016

The use of new oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation in Scotland: a population-based drug utilisation study

Mueller, T., Alvarez-Madrazo, S., Robertson, C. & Bennie, M., 24 Aug 2016, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 25, Supplement S3, p. 186-187 2 p., 318.

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2018

Interim 2017/18 influenza seasonal vaccine effectiveness: combined results from five European studies

Rondy, M., Kissling, E., Emborg, H-D., Gherasim, A., Pebody, R., Trebbien, R., Pozo, F., Larrauri, A., Valenciano, M., Robertson, C. & IMOVE/I-MOVE+ group, 1 Mar 2018, In : Eurosurveillance. 23, 9, p. 1-12 12 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
2019

How do we evaluate the cost of nosocomial infection? The ECONI protocol: an incidence study with nested case-control evaluating cost and quality of life

Stewart, S., Robertson, C., Manoukian, S., Haahr, L., Mason, H., McFarland, A., Dancer, S., Cook, B., Graves, N. & Reilly, J., 19 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 6, 10 p., e026687.

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2017

The impact of bivalent HPV vaccine on cervical intraepithelial neoplasia by deprivation in Scotland: reducing the gap

Cameron, R. L., Kavanagh, K., Cameron Watt, D., Robertson, C., Cuschieri, K., Ahmed, S. & Pollock, K. G., 31 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 71, 10, p. 954-960 7 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A pragmatic randomized controlled trial of 6-step vs 3-step hand hygiene technique in acute hospital care in the United Kingdom

Reilly, J. S., Price, L., Lang, S., Robertson, C., Cheater, F., Skinner, K. & Chow, A., 30 Jun 2016, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 37, 6, p. 661-666 6 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)
2019

End of season influenza vaccine effectiveness in adults and children in the United Kingdom in 2017/18

Pebody, R., Djennad, A., Ellis, J., Andrews, N., Marques, D. F. P., Cottrell, S., Reynolds, A. J., Gunson, R., Galiano, M., Hoschler, K., Lackenby, A., Robertson, C., O'Doherty, M., Sinnathamby, M., Panagiotopoulos, N., Yonova, I., Webb, R., Moore, C., Donati, M., Sartaj, M. & 4 others, Shepherd, S. J., McMenamin, J., de Lusignan, S. & Zambon, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Eurosurveillance. 24, 31, 17 p., 1800488.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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2017

Detection in blood of autoantibodies to tumour antigens as a case-finding method in lung cancer using the EarlyCDT®-Lung Test (ECLS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Sullivan, F. M., Farmer, E., Mair, F. S., Treweek, S., Kendrick, D., Jackson, C., Robertson, C., Briggs, A., McCowan, C., Bedford, L., Young, B., Vedhara, K., Gallant, S., Littleford, R., Robertson, J., Sewell, H., Dorward, A., Sarvesvaran, J. & Schembri, S., 11 Mar 2017, In : BMC Cancer. 17, 10 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Estimating excess length of stay due to healthcare-associated infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis of statistical methodology

Manoukian, S., Stewart, S., Dancer, S., Graves, N., Mason, H., McFarland, A., Robertson, C. & Reilly, J., 11 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A model to estimate the impact of changes in MMR vaccine uptake on inequalities in measles susceptibility in Scotland

Napier, G., Lee, D., Robertson, C., Lawson, A. & Pollock, K. G., 31 Aug 2016, In : Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 25, 4, p. 1185-1200 16 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)
2020

Use of the online poisons information database TOXBASE and admissions rates for poisoned patients from emergency departments in England and Wales during 2008 to 2015

Pyper, K., Robertson, C., Eddleston, M., Sandilands, E. & Bateman, D. N., 13 Jun 2020, In : Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians. 12 p.

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2018

Results from the third Scottish National Prevalence survey: is a population health approach now needed to prevent HAI?

Cairns, S., Gibbons, C., Milne, A., King, H., Llano, M., MacDonald, L., Malcolm, W., Robertson, C., Sneddon, J., Weir, J. & Reilly, J., 2 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection .

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4 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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2 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Continued reduction in HPV prevalence and early evidence of herd immunity following the human papillomavirus vaccination programme in Scotland

Cameron, R. L., Kavanagh, K., Pan, J., Love, J., Cuschieri, K., Robertson, C., Ahmed, S., Palmer, T. & Pollock, K. G. J., 1 Jan 2016, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22, 1, p. 56-64 9 p.

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67 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)
2020

Impact of EMA regulatory label changes on systemic diclofenac initiation, discontinuation, and switching to other pain medicines in Scotland, England, Denmark, and The Netherlands

Morales, D. R., Morant, S. V., MacDonald, T. M., Mackenzie, I. S., Doney, A. S. F., Mitchell, L., Bennie, M., Robertson, C., Hallas, J., Pottegard, A., Ernst, M. T., Wei, L., Nicholson, L., Morris, C., Herings, R. M. C., Overbeek, J. A., Smits, E. & Robert, W. V., 31 Mar 2020, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 29, 3, p. 296-305 10 p.

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2018
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1 Citation (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness in people with asthma: a national test-negative design case-control study

Vasileiou, E., Sheikh, A., Butler, C. C., Robertson, C., Kavanagh, K., Englishby, T., Lone, N. I., von Wissmann, B., McMenamin, J., Ritchie, L. D., Schwarze, J., Gunson, R. & Simpson, C. R., 5 Nov 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 11 p.

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2017
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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Risk of hospitalisation with fever following MenB vaccination: self-controlled case series analysis

Murdoch, H., Wallace, L., Bishop, J., Robertson, C. & Claire Cameron, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 102, 10, p. 894-898 5 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
2019
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2017

Changes in the prevalence of human papillomavirus following a national bivalent human papillomavirus vaccination programme in Scotland: a 7-year cross-sectional study

Kavanagh, K., Pollock, K. G., Cuschieri, K., Palmer, T., Cameron, R. L., Watt, C., Bhatia, R., Moore, C., Cubie, H., Cruickshank, M. & Robertson, C., 31 Dec 2017, In : Lancet Infectious Diseases. 17, 12, p. 1293–1302 10 p.

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92 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)

Examining the association between surface bioburden and frequently touched sites in intensive care

Adams, C. E., Smith, J., Watson, V., Robertson, C. & Dancer, S. J., 31 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 95, 1, p. 76-80 5 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Moving epidemic method (MEM) applied to virology data as a novel real time tool to predict peak in seasonal influenza healthcare utilisation. The Scottish experience of the 2017/18 season to date

Murray, J. L. K., Marques, D. F. P., Cameron, R. L., Potts, A., Bishop, J., von Wissmann, B., William, N., Reynolds, A. J., Robertson, C. & McMenamin, J., 15 Mar 2018, In : Eurosurveillance. 23, 11, p. 1-5 5 p., 18-00079.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

HPV immunisation and increased uptake of cervical screening in Scottish women; observational study of routinely collected national data

Palmer, T. J., McFadden, M., Pollock, K. G. J., Kavanagh, K., Cuschieri, K., Cruickshank, M., Nicoll, S. & Robertson, C., 21 Jan 2016, In : British Journal of Cancer.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Not just a matter of size: a hospital-level risk factor analysis of MRSA bacteraemia in Scotland

Gibbons, C. L., van Bunnik, B. A. D., Blatchford, O., Robertson, C., Porphyre, T., Imrie, L., Wilson, J., Fitzgerald, J. R., Woolhouse, M. E. J. & Chase-Topping, M. E., 21 May 2016, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 16, 7 p., 222.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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2017

The impact of HPV type on colposcopy performance in women offered HPV immunisation in a catch-up vaccine programme: a two centre observational study

Munro, A., Gillespie, C., Cotton, S., Busby-Earle, C., Kavanagh, K., Cuschieri, K., Cubie, H., Robertson, C., Smart, L., Pollock, K., Moore, C., Palmer, T. & Cruickshank, M. E., 11 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

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7 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Hospital usage of TOXBASE in Great Britain: temporal trends in accesses 2008 to 2015

Pyper, K., Eddleston, M., Bateman, DN., Lupton, D., Bradberry, S., Sandilands, E., Thomas, SHL., Thompson, JP. & Robertson, C., 1 Nov 2018, In : Human and Experimental Toxicology. 37, 11, p. 1207-1214 8 p.

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2019

A Bayesian space-time model for clustering areal units based on their disease trends

Napier, G., Lee, D., Robertson, C. & Lawson, A., 31 Oct 2019, In : Biostatistics. 20, 4, p. 681-697 17 p.

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2016
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11 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Safety and clinical effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation in Scotland

Mueller, T., Alvarez-Madrazo, S., Robertson, C. & Bennie, M., 15 Nov 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2016

Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine for adults and children in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in primary care in the United Kingdom: 2015/16 end-of-season results

Pebody, R., Warburton, F., Ellis, J., Andrews, N., Potts, A., Cottrel, S., Johnston, J., Reynolds, A., Gunson, R., Thompson, C., Galiano, M., Robertson, C., Byford, R., Gallagher, N., Sinnathamby, M., Yonova, I., Pathirannehelage, S., Donati, M., Moore, C., de Lusignan, S. & 2 others, McMenamin, J. & Zambon, M., 22 Sep 2016, In : Eurosurveillance. 21, 38, p. 1-11 11 p.

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81 Citations (Scopus)
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2018

Improving predictive asthma algorithms with modelled environment data for Scotland: an observational cohort study protocol

Soyiri, I. N., Sheikh, A., Reis, S., Kavanagh, K., Vieno, M., Clemens, T., Carnell, E. J., Pan, J., King, A., Beck, R. C., Ward, H. J. T., Dibben, C., Robertson, C. & Simpson, C. R., 1 May 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 5, 5 p., e023289.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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2016

Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in primary care in the United Kingdom: 2015/16 mid-season results

Pebody, R., Warburton, F., Ellis, J., Andrews, N., Potts, A., Cottrell, S., Johnston, J., Reynolds, A., Gunson, R., Thompson, C., Galiano, M., Robertson, C., Mullett, D., Gallagher, N., Sinnathamby, M., Yonova, I., Moore, C., McMenamin, J., de Lusignan, S. & Zambon, M., 31 Mar 2016, In : Eurosurveillance. 21, 13, 8 p., 30179.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)
2017

End-of-season influenza vaccine effectiveness in adults and children, United Kingdom, 2016/17

Pebody, R., Warburton, F., Ellis, J., Andrews, N., Potts, A., Cottrell, S., Reynolds, A., Gunson, R., Thompson, C., Galiano, M., Robertson, C., Gallagher, N., Sinnathamby, M., Yonova, I., Correa, A., Moore, C., Sartaj, M., de Lusignan, S., McMenamin, J. & Zambon, M., 2 Nov 2017, In : Eurosurveillance. 22, 44

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28 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

I-MOVE multicentre case–control study 2010/11 to 2014/15: is there within-season waning of influenza type/subtype vaccine effectiveness with increasing time since vaccination?

Kissling, E., Nunes, B., Robertson, C., Valenciano, M., Reuss, A., Larrauri, A., Cohen, J. M., Oroszi, B., Rizzo, C., Machado, A., Pitigoi, D., Domegan, L., Paradowska-Stankiewicz, I., Buchholz, U., Gherasim, A., Daviaud, I., Horvath, J. K., Bella, A., Lupulescu, E., O'Donnell, J. & 2 others, Korczyńska, M. & Moren, A., 21 Apr 2016, In : Eurosurveillance. 21, 16, 12 p., 4.

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51 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Is there a relationship between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment?

Smith, J., Adams, C. A., King, M. F., Noakes, C. J., Robertson, C. & Dancer, S. J., 9 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection .

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8 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Associations between Ambient Outdoor Temperature and Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality in Scotland

Ramsay, C., Robertson, C., Carragher, R. & Corson, S., 31 Mar 2018, Edinburgh. 25 p.

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2016

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Oral Prevalence in Scotland (HOPSCOTCH): a feasibility study in dental settings

Conway, D. I., Robertson, C., Gray, H., Young, L., McDaid, L. M., Winter, A. J., Campbell, C., Pan, J., Kavanagh, K., Kean, S., Bhatia, R., Cubie, H., Clarkson, J. E., Bagg, J., Pollock, K. G. & Cuschieri, K., 18 Nov 2016, In : PLOS One. 11, 11, p. 1-17 17 p., e0165847.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)
2019

End of season influenza vaccine effectiveness in primary care in adults and children in the United Kingdom in 2018/19

Pebody, R. G., Whitaker, H., Ellis, J., Andrews, N., Marques, D. F. P., Cottrell, S., Reynolds, A. J., Gunson, R., Thompson, C., Galiano, M., Lackenby, A., Robertson, C., O'Doherty, M. G., Owens, K., Yonova, I., Shepherd, S. J., Moore, C., Johnston, J., Donati, M., McMenamin, J. & 2 others, Lusignan, S. D. & Zambon, M., 1 Nov 2019, In : Vaccine. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the health impact of air pollution in Scotland, and the resulting benefits of reducing concentrations in city centres

Lee, D., Robertson, C., Ramsay, C., Gillespie, C. & Napier, G., 30 Jun 2019, In : Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. 29, p. 85-96 12 p.

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2016

Is it worth screening elective orthopaedic patients for carriage of Staphylococcus aureus? a part-retrospective case-control study in a Scottish hospital

Dancer, S. J., Christison, F., Eslami, A., Gregori, A., Miller, R., Perisamy, K., Robertson, C. & Graves, N., 6 Sep 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 9, p. 1-7 8 p., e011642.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Data feedback and behavioural change intervention to improve primary care prescribing safety (EFIPPS): multicentre, three arm, cluster randomised controlled trial

Guthrie, B., Kavanagh, K., Robertson, C., Barnett, K., Treweek, S., Petrie, D., Ritchie, L. & Bennie, M., 18 Aug 2016, In : BMJ. 354, p. 1-9 9 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)
2019
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1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)