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The role of clothing in participation of persons with a physical disability: a scoping review protocol.

Esmail A, Poncet F, Rochette A, Auger C, Billebaud C, de Guise É, Ducharme I, Kehayia E, Labbé D, Dahan-Oliel N, Lessard I, Vermeersch O, Swaine B.

BMJ Open. 2018 Mar 8;8(3):e020299. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020299.


Evaluation of a national surveillance system for mortality alerts: a mixed-methods study.

Aylin P, Bottle A, Burnett S, Cecil E, Charles KL, Dawson P, D’Lima D, Esmail A, Vincent C, Wilkinson S, Benn J.

Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2018 Feb. No abstract available.

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A Patient Safety Toolkit for Family Practices.

Campbell SM, Bell BG, Marsden K, Spencer R, Kadam U, Perryman K, Rodgers S, Litchfield I, Reeves D, Chuter A, Doos L, Ricci-Cabello I, Gill P, Esmail A, Greenfield S, Slight S, Middleton K, Barnett J, Moore M, Valderas JM, Sheikh A, Avery AJ.

J Patient Saf. 2018 Feb 15. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000471. [Epub ahead of print]


Development and piloting of a survey to estimate the frequency and nature of potentially harmful preventable problems in primary care from a UK patient's perspective.

Stocks SJ, Donnelly A, Esmail A, Beresford J, Gamble C, Luty S, Deacon R, Danczak A, Mann N, Townsend D, Ashley J, Bowie P, Campbell SM.

BMJ Open. 2018 Feb 3;8(2):e017786. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017786.


A qualitative study of tobacco interventions for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults: overarching themes and key learnings.

Bruce Baskerville N, Wong K, Shuh A, Abramowicz A, Dash D, Esmail A, Kennedy R.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Jan 18;18(1):155. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5050-4.


False-Positive Xpert MTB/RIF Results in Retested Patients with Previous Tuberculosis: Frequency, Profile, and Prospective Clinical Outcomes.

Theron G, Venter R, Smith L, Esmail A, Randall P, Sood V, Oelfese S, Calligaro G, Warren R, Dheda K.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 22;56(3). pii: e01696-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01696-17. Print 2018 Mar.


Initial experience with 18F-sodium fluoride (NaF) PET-CT: a viable functional biomarker in symptomatic Os acromiale.

Usmani S, Marafi F, Esmail A, Ahmed N.

Br J Radiol. 2018 Apr;91(1084):20170741. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20170741. Epub 2018 Jan 12.


Diagnosing tuberculosis in hospitalized HIV-infected individuals who cannot produce sputum: is urine lipoarabinomannan testing the answer?

Sabur NF, Esmail A, Brar MS, Dheda K.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 28;17(1):803. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2914-7.


Threats to patient safety in primary care reported by older people with multimorbidity: baseline findings from a longitudinal qualitative study and implications for intervention.

Hays R, Daker-White G, Esmail A, Barlow W, Minor B, Brown B, Blakeman T, Sanders C, Bower P.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Nov 21;17(1):754. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2727-9.


Effectiveness and patient safety of platelet aggregation inhibitors in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and ischemic stroke in older adults - a systematic review.

Meinshausen M, Rieckert A, Renom-Guiteras A, Kröger M, Sommerauer C, Kunnamo I, Martinez YV, Esmail A, Sönnichsen A.

BMC Geriatr. 2017 Oct 16;17(Suppl 1):225. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0572-7. Review.


A set of systematic reviews to help reduce inappropriate prescribing to older people: study protocol.

Martinez YV, Renom-Guiteras A, Reeves D, Erandie Ediriweera de Silva R, Esmail A, Kunnamo I, Rieckert A, Sommerauer C, Sönnichsen A.

BMC Geriatr. 2017 Oct 16;17(Suppl 1):231. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0570-9.


A proof-of-concept study analyzing the clinical utility of fluorine-18-sodium fluoride PET-CT in skeletal staging of oncology patients with end-stage renal disease on dialysis.

Usmani S, Marafi F, Esmail A, Ahmed N.

Nucl Med Commun. 2017 Dec;38(12):1067-1075. doi: 10.1097/MNM.0000000000000759.


Diagnostic Challenge of Staging Metastatic Bone Disease in the Morbidly Obese Patients: A Primary Study Evaluating the Usefulness of 18F-Sodium Fluoride (NaF) PET-CT.

Usmani S, Marafi F, Ahmed N, Esmail A, Al Kandari F, Van den Wyngaert T.

Clin Nucl Med. 2017 Nov;42(11):829-836. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001823.


Recent controversies about MDR and XDR-TB: Global implementation of the WHO shorter MDR-TB regimen and bedaquiline for all with MDR-TB?

Dheda K, Cox H, Esmail A, Wasserman S, Chang KC, Lange C.

Respirology. 2018 Jan;23(1):36-45. doi: 10.1111/resp.13143. Epub 2017 Aug 29. Review.


Managing diagnostic uncertainty in primary care: a systematic critical review.

Alam R, Cheraghi-Sohi S, Panagioti M, Esmail A, Campbell S, Panagopoulou E.

BMC Fam Pract. 2017 Aug 7;18(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0650-0.


Novel weight-based dose threshold for 18F-NaF PET-CT imaging using advanced PET-CT systems: a potential tool for reducing radiation burden.

Marafi F, Esmail A, Rasheed R, Alkandari F, Usmani S.

Nucl Med Commun. 2017 Sep;38(9):764-770. doi: 10.1097/MNM.0000000000000706.


Patients' evaluations of patient safety in English general practices: a cross-sectional study.

Ricci-Cabello I, Marsden KS, Avery AJ, Bell BG, Kadam UT, Reeves D, Slight SP, Perryman K, Barnett J, Litchfield I, Thomas S, Campbell SM, Doos L, Esmail A, Valderas JM.

Br J Gen Pract. 2017 Jul;67(660):e474-e482. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X691085. Epub 2017 Jun 5.


Effectiveness and safety of bedaquiline-containing regimens in the treatment of MDR- and XDR-TB: a multicentre study.

Borisov SE, Dheda K, Enwerem M, Romero Leyet R, D'Ambrosio L, Centis R, Sotgiu G, Tiberi S, Alffenaar JW, Maryandyshev A, Belilovski E, Ganatra S, Skrahina A, Akkerman O, Aleksa A, Amale R, Artsukevich J, Bruchfeld J, Caminero JA, Carpena Martinez I, Codecasa L, Dalcolmo M, Denholm J, Douglas P, Duarte R, Esmail A, Fadul M, Filippov A, Davies Forsman L, Gaga M, Garcia-Fuertes JA, García-García JM, Gualano G, Jonsson J, Kunst H, Lau JS, Lazaro Mastrapa B, Teran Troya JL, Manga S, Manika K, González Montaner P, Mullerpattan J, Oelofse S, Ortelli M, Palmero DJ, Palmieri F, Papalia A, Papavasileiou A, Payen MC, Pontali E, Robalo Cordeiro C, Saderi L, Sadutshang TD, Sanukevich T, Solodovnikova V, Spanevello A, Topgyal S, Toscanini F, Tramontana AR, Udwadia ZF, Viggiani P, White V, Zumla A, Migliori GB.

Eur Respir J. 2017 May 21;49(5). pii: 1700387. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00387-2017. Print 2017 May.


Never Events in UK General Practice: A Survey of the Views of General Practitioners on Their Frequency and Acceptability as a Safety Improvement Approach.

Stocks SJ, Alam R, Bowie P, Campbell S, de Wet C, Esmail A, Cheraghi-Sohi S.

J Patient Saf. 2017 Apr 27. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000380. [Epub ahead of print]


Antegrade vs Crossover Femoral Artery Access in the Endovascular Treatment of Isolated Below-the-Knee Lesions in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia.

Li Y, Esmail A, Donas KP, Pitoulias G, Torsello G, Bisdas T, Michelagnoli S, Troisi N.

J Endovasc Ther. 2017 Jun;24(3):331-336. doi: 10.1177/1526602817701251. Epub 2017 Apr 5.


The epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis, and management of multidrug-resistant, extensively drug-resistant, and incurable tuberculosis.

Dheda K, Gumbo T, Maartens G, Dooley KE, McNerney R, Murray M, Furin J, Nardell EA, London L, Lessem E, Theron G, van Helden P, Niemann S, Merker M, Dowdy D, Van Rie A, Siu GK, Pasipanodya JG, Rodrigues C, Clark TG, Sirgel FA, Esmail A, Lin HH, Atre SR, Schaaf HS, Chang KC, Lange C, Nahid P, Udwadia ZF, Horsburgh CR Jr, Churchyard GJ, Menzies D, Hesseling AC, Nuermberger E, McIlleron H, Fennelly KP, Goemaere E, Jaramillo E, Low M, Jara CM, Padayatchi N, Warren RM.

Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Mar 15. pii: S2213-2600(17)30079-6. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30079-6. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Selected questions and controversies about bedaquiline: a view from the field.

Dheda K, Esmail A, Limberis J, Maartens G.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Dec 1;20(12):24-32. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0065. Review.


International medical graduates and quality of care.

Esmail A, Simpson J.

BMJ. 2017 Feb 6;356:j574. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j574. No abstract available.


Outcomes, infectiousness, and transmission dynamics of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and home-discharged patients with programmatically incurable tuberculosis: a prospective cohort study.

Dheda K, Limberis JD, Pietersen E, Phelan J, Esmail A, Lesosky M, Fennelly KP, Te Riele J, Mastrapa B, Streicher EM, Dolby T, Abdallah AM, Ben-Rached F, Simpson J, Smith L, Gumbo T, van Helden P, Sirgel FA, McNerney R, Theron G, Pain A, Clark TG, Warren RM.

Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Apr;5(4):269-281. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(16)30433-7. Epub 2017 Jan 19.


Temporal trends in antidepressant prescribing to children in UK primary care, 2000-2015.

Sarginson J, Webb RT, Stocks SJ, Esmail A, Garg S, Ashcroft DM.

J Affect Disord. 2017 Mar 1;210:312-318. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.12.047. Epub 2017 Jan 2.


Safety and Immunogenicity of Adenovirus 35 Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate in Adults with Active or Previous Tuberculosis. A Randomized Trial.

van Zyl-Smit RN, Esmail A, Bateman ME, Dawson R, Goldin J, van Rikxoort E, Douoguih M, Pau MG, Sadoff JC, McClain JB, Snowden MA, Benko J, Hokey DA, Rutkowski KT, Graves A, Shepherd B, Ishmukhamedov S, Kagina BMN, Abel B, Hanekom WA, Scriba TJ, Bateman ED.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 1;195(9):1171-1180. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201603-0654OC.


Controlled Interventions to Reduce Burnout in Physicians: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Panagioti M, Panagopoulou E, Bower P, Lewith G, Kontopantelis E, Chew-Graham C, Dawson S, van Marwijk H, Geraghty K, Esmail A.

JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Feb 1;177(2):195-205. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.7674. Review.


Clinical management of adults and children with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Dheda K, Chang KC, Guglielmetti L, Furin J, Schaaf HS, Chesov D, Esmail A, Lange C.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Mar;23(3):131-140. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.10.008. Epub 2016 Oct 15. Review.


Chronic fatigue syndrome: is the biopsychosocial model responsible for patient dissatisfaction and harm?

Geraghty KJ, Esmail A.

Br J Gen Pract. 2016 Aug;66(649):437-8. doi: 10.3399/bjgp16X686473. No abstract available.


The Effectiveness of Electronic Differential Diagnoses (DDX) Generators: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Riches N, Panagioti M, Alam R, Cheraghi-Sohi S, Campbell S, Esmail A, Bower P.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 8;11(3):e0148991. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148991. eCollection 2016. Review.


Xpert MTB/RIF Results in Patients With Previous Tuberculosis: Can We Distinguish True From False Positive Results?

Theron G, Venter R, Calligaro G, Smith L, Limberis J, Meldau R, Chanda D, Esmail A, Peter J, Dheda K.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15;62(8):995-1001. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1223. Epub 2016 Feb 16.


The location of pain and urgency sensations during cystometry.

Veit-Rubin N, Cartwright R, Esmail A, Digesu GA, Fernando R, Khullar V.

Neurourol Urodyn. 2017 Mar;36(3):620-625. doi: 10.1002/nau.22975. Epub 2016 Feb 16.


Polypharmacy in chronic diseases-Reduction of Inappropriate Medication and Adverse drug events in older populations by electronic Decision Support (PRIMA-eDS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Sönnichsen A, Trampisch US, Rieckert A, Piccoliori G, Vögele A, Flamm M, Johansson T, Esmail A, Reeves D, Löffler C, Höck J, Klaassen-Mielke R, Trampisch HJ, Kunnamo I.

Trials. 2016 Jan 29;17:57. doi: 10.1186/s13063-016-1177-8.


An unusual cause of back pain.

Malley M, Monaghan M, Esmail A, Neophytou C, Cheng A.

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 2016 Dec;101(6):316-318. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-308974. Epub 2016 Jan 27. No abstract available.


Assessment of previous tuberculosis status using questionnaires, chest X-rays and computed tomography scans.

Allwood BW, Goldin J, Said-Hartley Q, van Zyl-Smit RN, Calligaro G, Esmail A, Beyers N, Bateman ED.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Dec;19(12):1435-40. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0992.


Access to general practice in England: time for a policy rethink.

Simpson JM, Checkland K, Snow S, Voorhees J, Rothwell K, Esmail A.

Br J Gen Pract. 2015 Nov;65(640):606-7. doi: 10.3399/bjgp15X687601. No abstract available.


111In-pentetreotide scintigraphy and 18F FDG PET-CT in differentiated thyroid carcinoma metastases with negative whole body radioiodine scan.

Usmani S, Esmail A, Marafi F, Al Deen S, Abu Huda F, Al Kandari F.

Gulf J Oncolog. 2015 Sep;1(19):7-13.


Recommendations for the use of bronchial thermoplasty in the management of severe asthma.

Dheda K, Koegelenberg CF, Esmail A, Irusen E, Wechsler ME, Niven RM, Bateman ED, Chung KF; Assembly on Interventional Pulmonology of the South African Thoracic Society.

S Afr Med J. 2015 Sep 14;105(9):726-32. doi: 10.7196/SAMnew.8207.


Indications for the use of bronchial thermoplasty in severe asthma.

Dheda K, Koegelenberg CF, Esmail A, Irusen E, Wechsler ME, Niven RM, Chung KF, Bateman ED.

S Afr Med J. 2015 Sep 18;105(10):808-9. doi: 10.7196/SAMJnew.8208.


A research agenda on patient safety in primary care. Recommendations by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Verstappen W, Gaal S, Bowie P, Parker D, Lainer M, Valderas JM, Wensing M, Esmail A.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:72-7. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043726.


First experiences with patient safety initiatives in Greek rural primary care. Action research by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Skalkidis Y, Manoli A, Evagelos D, Nikolaos T, Sekeri Z, Dantsi F, Wensing M, Esmail A.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:69-71. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043731. Review.


Patient safety initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe: A mixed methods approach by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Godycki-Cwirko M, Esmail A, Dovey S, Wensing M, Parker D, Kowalczyk A, Błaszczyk H, Kosiek K.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:62-8. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043727. Review.


Patient safety improvement programmes for primary care. Review of a Delphi procedure and pilot studies by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Verstappen W, Gaal S, Esmail A, Wensing M.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:50-5. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043725.


A safety incident reporting system for primary care. A systematic literature review and consensus procedure by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Klemp K, Zwart D, Hansen J, Hellebek T, Luettel D, Verstappen W, Beyer M, Gerlach FM, Hoffmann B, Esmail A.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:39-44. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043728. Review.


Measurement tools and process indicators of patient safety culture in primary care. A mixed methods study by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Parker D, Wensing M, Esmail A, Valderas JM.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:26-30. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043732.


Reducing diagnostic errors in primary care. A systematic meta-review of computerized diagnostic decision support systems by the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Nurek M, Kostopoulou O, Delaney BC, Esmail A.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:8-13. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043123. Review.


Developing a research agenda for patient safety in primary care. Background, aims and output of the LINNEAUS collaboration on patient safety in primary care.

Esmail A, Valderas JM, Verstappen W, Godycki-Cwirko M, Wensing M.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:3-7. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1043122.


Researching patient safety in primary care: Now and in the future.

Vincent C, Esmail A.

Eur J Gen Pract. 2015 Sep;21 Suppl:1-2. doi: 10.3109/13814788.2015.1064390. No abstract available.


Erratum to: Missed diagnostic opportunities and English general practice: a study to determine their incidence, confounding and contributing factors and potential impact on patients through retrospective review of electronic medical records.

Cheraghi-Sohi S, Singh H, Reeves D, Stocks J, Rebecca M, Esmail A, Campbell S, de Wet C.

Implement Sci. 2015 Aug 29;10:124. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0314-1. No abstract available.

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