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We have significantly contributed to the understanding of health conditions through real-world data analysis. The insights gained from these studies have had a positive impact on clinical practice, leading to more personalised and effective care for patients.

Data Resource Profile: Optimum Patient Care Research Database (OPCRD)​



Anita Lynam, Charlotte Curtis, Brooklyn Stanley, Heath Heatley, Chloe Worthington, Emma-Jane Roberts, Christopher Price, Victoria Carter, John Dennis, Andrew McGovern, David Price


Datasets, Demography, Electronic Health Records, Health outcomes, Medical record, primary care

Identification of key opportunities for optimising the management of high-risk COPD patients in the UK using the CONQUEST Quality Standards: an observational longitudinal study



David M. G. Halpin, Andrew P. Dickens, Derek Skinner, Ruth Murray, Mukesh Singh, Katherine Hickman, Victoria Carter, Amy Couper, Alexander Evans, Rachel Pullen, Shruti Menon, Tamsin Morris, Hana Muellerova, Mona Bafadhel, James Chalmers, Graham Devereux, Martin Gibson, John R Hurst, Rupert Jones, Konstantinos Kostikas, Jennifer Quint, Dave Singh, Marije van Melle, Tom Wilkinson, and David Price


COPD, Diagnosis, Exacerbations, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Spirometry; Treatment

Application of an algorithm to analyse patterns of intermittent oral corticosteroid use in asthma



John Haughney, Trung N. Tran, Heath Heatley, Arnaud Bourdin, Andrew Menzies-Gow, David J.
Jackson, Ekaterina Maslova, Jatin Chapaneri, Derek Skinner, Victoria Carter, Jeffrey Shi Kai
Chan, David Price


asthma, oral corticosteroids

An observational UK cohort study to describe intermittent oral corticosteroid prescribing patterns and their association with adverse outcomes in asthma



Heath Heatley, Trung N. Tran, Arnaud Bourdin, Andrew Menzies-Gow, David J. Jackson, Ekaterina Maslova, Jatin Chapaneri, Derek Skinner, Victoria Carter, Jeffrey Shi Kai Chan, Cono Ariti, John Haughney, David Price



Effect of stepping up to high-dose inhaled corticosteroids in patients with asthma



Ian D Pavord, Trung N Tran, Rupert C Jones, Javier Nuevo, Maarten van den Berge, Guy G Brusselle, Andrew N. Menzies-Gow, Derek Skinner, Victoria Carter, Janwillem W. H. Kocks, David B Price


asthma, corticosteroids, exacerbations, high dose, step-up

Interclass Difference in Pneumonia Risk in COPD Patients Initiating Fixed Dose Inhaled Treatment Containing Extrafine Particle Beclometasone versus Fine Particle Fluticasone



David B Price, William Henley, José Eduardo Delfini Cançado, Leonardo M Fabbri, Huib AM Kerstjens, Alberto Papi, Nicolas Roche, Elif Şen, Dave Singh, Claus F Vogelmeier, Sara Barille, Elena Nudo, Victoria Carter, Derek Skinner, Rebecca Vella, George Georges


asthma, females, hormonal contraception, hormone replacement therapy, oestrogen, progesterone

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