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Obioha C. Ukoumunne
University of Exeter
298Publications
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#1Kate AllenH-Index: 2
#2Ruth MarlowH-Index: 4
Last.Tamsin FordH-Index: 41
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#2Qasim A. Javed (University of Birmingham)
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Abstract Aims : This study compared outcomes of surgical versus conservative management of ankle fractures in adults through a systematic review and meta-analysis. Methods : We searched CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE and CENTRAL databases (1946 to June 2019) for randomised and quasi-randomised controlled trials comparing surgical versus conservative management of closed adult ankle fractures of any type. Estimates of effect were pooled using random effects meta-analysis. Results : 1153 patients from 7 ...
#1Tamsin V Newlove-Delgado (University of Exeter)H-Index: 5
#2Willie Hamilton (University of Exeter)H-Index: 56
Last.Obioha C. Ukoumunne (University of Exeter)H-Index: 49
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Guidance on management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the UK was issued by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence in 2008. No UK study has examined all psychotropic prescribing in young people with ADHD since the introduction of the guidance; this is especially relevant due to the high prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity in this population. The aim of this study was to describe primary care prescribing of ADHD and other psychotropic medications for young people w...
#1C. J. Peden (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 9
#2Tim Stephens (QMUL: Queen Mary University of London)H-Index: 5
Last.Beth HaleH-Index: 1
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Summary Background Emergency abdominal surgery is associated with poor patient outcomes. We studied the effectiveness of a national quality improvement (QI) programme to implement a care pathway to improve survival for these patients. Methods We did a stepped-wedge cluster-randomised trial of patients aged 40 years or older undergoing emergency open major abdominal surgery. Eligible UK National Health Service (NHS) hospitals (those that had an emergency general surgical service, a substantial vo...
#1Julia FrostH-Index: 11
#2Obioha C. UkoumunneH-Index: 49
Last.Bijay VaidyaH-Index: 26
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Objective To explore whether a preconsultation web-based intervention enables patients with diabetes to articulate their agenda in a consultation in the hospital outpatient clinic with their diabetologist. Methods and design A qualitative study embedded in a pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial. Setting Two city outpatient departments in England. Participants 25 patients attending a follow-up consultation and 6 diabetologists. Intervention The PACE-D, a web-based tool adapted for patients...
Emotional disorder may be associated with absence from school, but the existing evidence is methodologically weak. We studied the relationships between anxiety, depression and emotional difficulties, and school absence (total, authorised and unauthorised) using data from the 2004 British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey (BCAMHS). The BCAMHS was a cross-sectional, community survey of 7977 5- to 16-year-olds. Emotional disorder was assessed using the Development and Wellbeing Assessment (...
#1Darren A Moore (University of Exeter)H-Index: 7
#2Michael Nunns (University of Exeter)H-Index: 4
Last.J Thompson Coon (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)
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Funding was provided by the Health Technology Assessment programme of the National Institute for Health Research and the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care South West Peninsula.
#1Tamsin V Newlove-Delgado (University of Exeter)H-Index: 5
#2Tamsin Ford (University of Exeter)H-Index: 41
Last.Obioha C. Ukoumunne (University of Exeter)H-Index: 49
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This study aimed to examine the resumption of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) prescriptions in early adulthood in young people whose ADHD prescriptions stopped in adolescence. Whilst prescribing studies indicate that the proportion of those with ADHD stopping treatment in late adolescence remains in excess of the proportion expected to be symptom free, very few studies have examined patterns of resumption amongst young adults previously prescribed medication. Primary care records...
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