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1.

Lung health and exposure to air pollution in Malawian children (CAPS): a cross-sectional study.

Rylance S, Nightingale R, Naunje A, Mbalume F, Jewell C, Balmes JR, Grigg J, Mortimer K.

Thorax. 2019 Nov;74(11):1070-1077. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-212945. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

2.

It is time for the world to take COPD seriously: a statement from the GOLD board of directors.

Halpin DMG, Celli BR, Criner GJ, Frith P, López Varela MV, Salvi S, Vogelmeier CF, Chen R, Mortimer K, Montes de Oca M, Aisanov Z, Obaseki D, Decker R, Agusti A.

Eur Respir J. 2019 Jul 4;54(1). pii: 1900914. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00914-2019. Print 2019 Jul. No abstract available.

PMID:
31273036
3.

Liraglutide use and evaluation of pancreatic outcomes in a US commercially insured population.

Funch D, Mortimer K, Ziyadeh NJ, Seeger JD, Li L, Norman H, Major-Pedersen A, Bosch-Traberg H, Gydesen H, Dore DD.

Diabetes Obes Metab. 2019 Aug;21(8):1837-1848. doi: 10.1111/dom.13739. Epub 2019 May 24.

4.

Redescription of Magelona minuta Eliason, 1962 (Annelida), with discussions on the validity of Magelona filiformis minuta.

Mills K, Mortimer K.

Zootaxa. 2018 Dec 7;4527(4):541-559. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4527.4.5.

PMID:
30651488
5.

Characterizing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients using US Medicare-advantage health plan claims data.

Mortimer K, Hartmann N, Chan C, Norman H, Wallace L, Enger C.

BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Jan 10;19(1):11. doi: 10.1186/s12890-018-0759-5.

6.

Calling time on asthma deaths in tropical regions-how much longer must people wait for essential medicines?

Asher I, Bissell K, Chiang CY, El Sony A, Ellwood P, García-Marcos L, Marks GB, Mortimer K, Pearce N, Strachan D.

Lancet Respir Med. 2019 Jan;7(1):13-15. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30513-7. Epub 2018 Dec 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
30553847
7.

Is there an association between liraglutide use and female breast cancer in a real-world setting?

Funch D, Mortimer K, Li L, Norman H, Major-Pedersen A, Olsen AH, Kaltoft MS, Dore DD.

Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2018 Nov 22;11:791-806. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S171503. eCollection 2018.

8.

Temporarily quadrupling the dose of inhaled steroid to prevent asthma exacerbations: FAST.

McKeever T, Mortimer K, Bradshaw L, Haydock R, Pavord I, Higgins B, Walker S, Wilson A, Price D, Thomas M, Devereux G, Brightling C, Renwick C, Parrott S, Mitchell E, Duley L, Harrison T.

Health Technol Assess. 2018 Dec;22(70):1-82. doi: 10.3310/hta22700.

9.

Household Air Pollution Is Associated with Chronic Cough but Not Hemoptysis after Completion of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment in Adults, Rural Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Katoto PDMC, Murhula A, Kayembe-Kitenge T, Lawin H, Bisimwa BC, Cirhambiza JP, Musafiri E, Birembano F, Kashongwe Z, Kirenga B, Mfinanga S, Mortimer K, De Boever P, Nawrot TS, Nachega JB, Nemery B.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Nov 15;15(11). pii: E2563. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112563.

10.

Air Pollution and Noncommunicable Diseases: A Review by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies' Environmental Committee, Part 2: Air Pollution and Organ Systems.

Schraufnagel DE, Balmes JR, Cowl CT, De Matteis S, Jung SH, Mortimer K, Perez-Padilla R, Rice MB, Riojas-Rodriguez H, Sood A, Thurston GD, To T, Vanker A, Wuebbles DJ.

Chest. 2019 Feb;155(2):417-426. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.10.041. Epub 2018 Nov 9. Review.

PMID:
30419237
11.

Air Pollution and Noncommunicable Diseases: A Review by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies' Environmental Committee, Part 1: The Damaging Effects of Air Pollution.

Schraufnagel DE, Balmes JR, Cowl CT, De Matteis S, Jung SH, Mortimer K, Perez-Padilla R, Rice MB, Riojas-Rodriguez H, Sood A, Thurston GD, To T, Vanker A, Wuebbles DJ.

Chest. 2019 Feb;155(2):409-416. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.10.042. Epub 2018 Nov 9. Review.

PMID:
30419235
12.

Health Risks Associated with Occupational Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution in Commercial Drivers: A Systematic Review.

Lawin H, Ayi Fanou L, Hinson AV, Stolbrink M, Houngbegnon P, Kedote NM, Fayomi B, Kagima J, Katoto P, Ouendo EMD, Mortimer K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Sep 18;15(9). pii: E2039. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15092039.

13.

The Early Recognition and Management of Sepsis in Sub-Saharan African Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Morton B, Stolbrink M, Kagima W, Rylance J, Mortimer K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Sep 15;15(9). pii: E2017. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15092017.

14.

The Cooking and Pneumonia Study (CAPS) in Malawi: A Cross-Sectional Assessment of Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Carboxyhemoglobin Levels in Children under 5 Years Old.

Havens D, Wang D, Grigg J, Gordon SB, Balmes J, Mortimer K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Sep 5;15(9). pii: E1936. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15091936.

15.

Noncommunicable Respiratory Disease and Air Pollution Exposure in Malawi (CAPS). A Cross-Sectional Study.

Nightingale R, Lesosky M, Flitz G, Rylance SJ, Meghji J, Burney P, Balmes J, Mortimer K.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar 1;199(5):613-621. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201805-0936OC.

16.

Questionnaires for Lung Health in Africa across the Life Course.

Saleh S, van Zyl-Smit R, Allwood B, Lawin H, Mbatchou Ngahane BH, Ayakaka I, Moyo E, El-Sony A, Mortimer K, Rylance J.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jul 31;15(8). pii: E1615. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081615.

17.

An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a burns service in the North of England: challenges of infection prevention and control in a complex setting.

Decraene V, Ghebrehewet S, Dardamissis E, Huyton R, Mortimer K, Wilkinson D, Shokrollahi K, Singleton S, Patel B, Turton J, Hoffman P, Puleston R.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Dec;100(4):e239-e245. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.07.012. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

PMID:
30012376
18.

Reply: Response to Cookstove Trials and Tribulations: What Is Needed to Decrease the Burden of Household Air Pollution?

Mortimer K, Balmes JR.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Aug;15(8):1002. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201804-279LE. No abstract available.

PMID:
29767532
19.

Use of cleaner-burning biomass stoves and airway macrophage black carbon in Malawian women.

Whitehouse AL, Miyashita L, Liu NM, Lesosky M, Flitz G, Ndamala C, Balmes JR, Gordon SB, Mortimer K, Grigg J.

Sci Total Environ. 2018 Sep 1;635:405-411. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.125. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

20.

From kitchen to classroom: Assessing the impact of cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstoves on primary school attendance in Karonga district, northern Malawi.

Kelly CA, Crampin AC, Mortimer K, Dube A, Malava J, Johnston D, Unterhalter E, Glynn JR.

PLoS One. 2018 Apr 12;13(4):e0193376. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193376. eCollection 2018.

21.

Cooking Fuels in Lagos, Nigeria: Factors Associated with Household Choice of Kerosene or Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

Ozoh OB, Okwor TJ, Adetona O, Akinkugbe AO, Amadi CE, Esezobor C, Adeyeye OO, Ojo O, Nwude VN, Mortimer K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Mar 31;15(4). pii: E641. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15040641.

22.

A comparison of smartphone and paper data-collection tools in the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study in Gezira state, Sudan.

Ahmed R, Robinson R, Elsony A, Thomson R, Squire SB, Malmborg R, Burney P, Mortimer K.

PLoS One. 2018 Mar 8;13(3):e0193917. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193917. eCollection 2018.

23.

Quadrupling Inhaled Glucocorticoid Dose to Abort Asthma Exacerbations.

McKeever T, Mortimer K, Wilson A, Walker S, Brightling C, Skeggs A, Pavord I, Price D, Duley L, Thomas M, Bradshaw L, Higgins B, Haydock R, Mitchell E, Devereux G, Harrison T.

N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 8;378(10):902-910. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1714257. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

24.

Cookstove Trials and Tribulations: What Is Needed to Decrease the Burden of Household Air Pollution?

Mortimer K, Balmes JR.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 May;15(5):539-541. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201710-831GH. No abstract available.

PMID:
29466681
25.

Household air pollution, chronic respiratory disease and pneumonia in Malawian adults: A case-control study.

Jary HR, Aston S, Ho A, Giorgi E, Kalata N, Nyirenda M, Mallewa J, Peterson I, Gordon SB, Mortimer K.

Wellcome Open Res. 2017 Oct 24;2:103. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12621.1. eCollection 2017.

26.

Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about the health hazards of biomass smoke exposure amongst commercial food vendors in Nigeria.

Nwankwo ONO, Mokogwu N, Agboghoroma O, Ahmed FO, Mortimer K.

PLoS One. 2018 Jan 29;13(1):e0191458. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191458. eCollection 2018.

27.

ERS/ATS workshop report on respiratory health effects of household air pollution.

Sood A, Assad NA, Barnes PJ, Churg A, Gordon SB, Harrod KS, Irshad H, Kurmi OP, Martin WJ 2nd, Meek P, Mortimer K, Noonan CW, Perez-Padilla R, Smith KR, Tesfaigzi Y, Ward T, Balmes J.

Eur Respir J. 2018 Jan 4;51(1). pii: 1700698. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00698-2017. Print 2018 Jan.

28.

Prevalence of paediatric chronic suppurative otitis media and hearing impairment in rural Malawi: A cross-sectional survey.

Hunt L, Mulwafu W, Knott V, Ndamala CB, Naunje AW, Dewhurst S, Hall A, Mortimer K.

PLoS One. 2017 Dec 21;12(12):e0188950. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188950. eCollection 2017.

29.

Collision of communicable and non-communicable disease epidemics-the case of HIV and COPD.

Stolbrink M, Mortimer K.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Feb;6(2):e126-e127. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30489-8. Epub 2017 Dec 16. No abstract available.

30.

Community prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms in rural Malawi: Implications for policy.

Banda HT, Thomson R, Mortimer K, Bello GAF, Mbera GB, Malmborg R, Faragher B, Squire SB.

PLoS One. 2017 Dec 7;12(12):e0188437. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188437. eCollection 2017.

31.

In control of ambient and household air pollution - how low should we go?

Gordon S, Mortimer K, Grigg J, Balmes J.

Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Dec;5(12):918-920. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30393-4. Epub 2017 Oct 19. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
29056571
32.
33.

Airflow Obstruction and Use of Solid Fuels for Cooking or Heating: BOLD Results.

Amaral AFS, Patel J, Kato BS, Obaseki DO, Lawin H, Tan WC, Juvekar SK, Harrabi I, Studnicka M, Wouters EFM, Loh LC, Bateman ED, Mortimer K, Buist AS, Burney PGJ; BOLD Collaborative Research Group.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 1;197(5):595-610. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201701-0205OC. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

34.

Severity of Airflow Obstruction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Proposal for a New Classification.

Coton S, Vollmer WM, Bateman E, Marks GB, Tan W, Mejza F, Juvekar S, Janson C, Mortimer K, P A M, Buist AS, Burney PGJ; Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease Study investigators.

COPD. 2017 Oct;14(5):469-475. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2017.1339681. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

35.

Comparison of Control of Clostridium difficile Infection in Six English Hospitals Using Whole-Genome Sequencing.

Eyre DW, Fawley WN, Rajgopal A, Settle C, Mortimer K, Goldenberg SD, Dawson S, Crook DW, Peto TEA, Walker AS, Wilcox MH.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 1;65(3):433-441. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix338.

36.

The association between chronic airflow obstruction and poverty in 12 sites of the multinational BOLD study.

Townend J, Minelli C, Mortimer K, Obaseki DO, Al Ghobain M, Cherkaski H, Denguezli M, Gunesekera K, Hafizi H, Koul PA, Loh LC, Nejjari C, Patel J, Sooronbayev T, Buist SA, Burney PGJ.

Eur Respir J. 2017 Jun 1;49(6). pii: 1601880. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01880-2016. Print 2017 Jun.

37.

Household air pollution and lung function in Indian adults: a cross-sectional study.

Dave M, Ahankari AS, Myles PR, Arokiasamy P, Khobragade P, Mortimer K, Fogarty AW.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Jun 1;21(6):702-704. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0615.

PMID:
28482966
38.

Galloping Hooves in Africa: Horse, Zebra, or Wildebeest?

Rylance S, Mortimer K.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 May;14(5):624-625. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201701-061ED. No abstract available.

PMID:
28459627
39.

A health intervention or a kitchen appliance? Household costs and benefits of a cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstove in Malawi.

Cundale K, Thomas R, Malava JK, Havens D, Mortimer K, Conteh L.

Soc Sci Med. 2017 Jun;183:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.04.017. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

40.

Occupational exposure to pesticides: time to nip it in the bud?

Mortimer K, Feary J.

Thorax. 2017 Jun;72(6):489-490. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209686. Epub 2017 Jan 11. No abstract available.

PMID:
28077614
41.

In-Use Emissions and Estimated Impacts of Traditional, Natural- and Forced-Draft Cookstoves in Rural Malawi.

Wathore R, Mortimer K, Grieshop AP.

Environ Sci Technol. 2017 Feb 7;51(3):1929-1938. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05557. Epub 2017 Jan 26.

42.

A cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstove intervention to prevent pneumonia in children under 5 years old in rural Malawi (the Cooking and Pneumonia Study): a cluster randomised controlled trial.

Mortimer K, Ndamala CB, Naunje AW, Malava J, Katundu C, Weston W, Havens D, Pope D, Bruce NG, Nyirenda M, Wang D, Crampin A, Grigg J, Balmes J, Gordon SB.

Lancet. 2017 Jan 14;389(10065):167-175. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32507-7. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

43.

Household Air Pollution and Acute Lower Respiratory Infections in Adults: A Systematic Review.

Jary H, Simpson H, Havens D, Manda G, Pope D, Bruce N, Mortimer K.

PLoS One. 2016 Dec 1;11(12):e0167656. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167656. eCollection 2016. Review.

44.

FourFold Asthma Study (FAST): a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the clinical cost-effectiveness of temporarily quadrupling the dose of inhaled steroid to prevent asthma exacerbations.

Skeggs A, McKeever T, Duley L, Mitchell E, Bradshaw L, Mortimer K, Walker S, Parrott S, Wilson A, Pavord I, Brightling C, Thomas M, Price D, Devereux G, Higgins B, Harrison T, Haydock R.

Trials. 2016 Oct 13;17(1):499.

45.

What's in a cough?

Mortimer K.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Oct;20(10):1284. No abstract available.

PMID:
27725034
46.

Chronic respiratory disease in adults treated for tuberculosis in Khartoum, Sudan.

Osman RK, Mortimer K, Bjune G, El Sony AI.

Public Health Action. 2016 Sep;6(3):199-204. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

47.

Evaluation of the PPAR-γ Agonist Pioglitazone in Mild Asthma: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.

Anderson JR, Mortimer K, Pang L, Smith KM, Bailey H, Hodgson DB, Shaw DE, Knox AJ, Harrison TW.

PLoS One. 2016 Aug 25;11(8):e0160257. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160257. eCollection 2016.

48.

A Systematic Review of the Prevalence and Pattern of Imaging Defined Post-TB Lung Disease.

Meghji J, Simpson H, Squire SB, Mortimer K.

PLoS One. 2016 Aug 12;11(8):e0161176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161176. eCollection 2016. Review.

49.

Oxygen saturations of medical inpatients in a Malawian hospital: cross-sectional study of oxygen supply and demand.

Evans HT, Mahmood N, Fullerton DG, Rylance J, Gonani A, Gordon SB, Mortimer K, Allain TJ.

Pneumonia (Nathan). 2016 Jul 2;1:3-6. doi: 10.15172/pneu.2012.1/208. eCollection 2012.

50.

The Cooking and Pneumonia Study (CAPS) in Malawi: Implementation of Remote Source Data Verification.

Weston W, Smedley J, Bennett A, Mortimer K.

PLoS One. 2016 Jun 29;11(6):e0155966. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155966. eCollection 2016.

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