Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & The effect of sepsis and septic shock on the viscoelastic properties of clot quality and mass using rotational thromboelastometry: a prospective observational study. Journal of Critical Care
  2. & Assessment of platelet function in patients with stroke using multiple electrode platelet aggregometry: a prospective observational study. BMC Neurology 16(1)
  3. & The effect of sepsis and its inflammatory response on mechanical clot characteristics: a prospective observational study. Intensive Care Medicine 42(12), 1990-1998.
  4. & Cognitive Outcomes following Thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 25(12), 2868-2875.
  5. & An Investigation Into the Effects of In Vitro Dilution With Different Colloid Resuscitation Fluids on Clot Microstructure Formation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 123(5), 1081-1088.
  6. & Chronic pain in blunt chest wall trauma: A pilot study. Trauma 18(4), 261-265.
  7. & Effects of exercise intensity on clot microstructure and mechanical properties in healthy individuals. Thrombosis Research 143, 130-136.
  8. & Epidemiology of burns and scalds in children presenting to the emergency department of a regional burns unit: a 7-year retrospective study. Burns & Trauma 4(1)
  9. & The impact of socio-economic deprivation on burn injury: A nine-year retrospective study of 6441 patients. Burns 42(2), 446-452.
  10. & Review of non-Welsh residents' unintentional injuries presenting to an Emergency Department in South Wales: A nine-year retrospective study. Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Acute Care 2016(1), 2
  11. & The Effects of Temperature on Clot Microstructure and Strength in Healthy Volunteers. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122(1), 21-26.
  12. & Management of the anticoagulated trauma patient in the emergency department: a survey of current practice in England and Wales. Emergency Medicine Journal 33(6), 403-407.
  13. & Review of non-Welsh residents' unintentional injuries presenting to an Emergency Department in South Wales: A nine-year retrospective study. Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Acute Care 2016(1), 2
  14. & The effect of preinjury warfarin use on mortality rates in trauma patients: a European multicentre study. Emergency Medicine Journal 32(12), 916-920.
  15. & Predictors of mortality in patients with flail chest: a systematic review. Emergency Medicine Journal 32(12), 961-965.
  16. & Fractal dimension (df) as a new structural biomarker of clot microstructure in different stages of lung cancer. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 114(6), 1251-1259.
  17. & Fractal dimension: A novel clot microstructure biomarker use in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients. Atherosclerosis 240(2), 402-407.
  18. & Application of ROTEM to assess hypercoagulability in patients with lung cancer. Thrombosis Research 135(6), 1075-1080.
  19. & Prospective Evaluation of Blood Coagulability and Effect of Treatment in Patients with Stroke Using Rotational Thromboelastometry. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 24(2), 304-311.
  20. & A new biomarker quantifies differences in clot microstructure in patients with venous thromboembolism. British Journal of Haematology 168(4), 571-575.
  21. & The changes in clot microstructure in patients with ischaemic stroke and the effects of therapeutic intervention: a prospective observational study. BMC Neurology 15(1), 35
  22. & Long-term health-related quality of life in survivors of sepsis: an epidemiological study..
  23. & Effects of unidirectional flow shear stresses on the formation, fractal microstructure and rigidity of incipient whole blood clots and fibrin gels. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 60(4), 451-464.
  24. & Social deprivation and adult blunt chest trauma: A retrospective study. Journal of the Intensive Care Society 16(1), 18-23.
  25. & A new structural biomarker that quantifies and predicts changes in clot strength and quality in a model of progressive haemodilution. Thrombosis Research 134(2), 488-494.
  26. & The Role of Whole Blood Impedance Aggregometry and Its Utilisation in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Patients with Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Sepsis in Acute Critical Illness. PLoS ONE 9(9), e108589
  27. & The Effect of Pre-Injury Anti-Platelet Therapy on the Development of Complications in Isolated Blunt Chest Wall Trauma: A Retrospective Study. PLoS ONE 9(3), e91284
  28. & Predicting outcomes after blunt chest wall trauma: development and external validation of a new prognostic model..
  29. & Mortality following acute pancreatitis: social deprivation, hospital size and time of admission: record linkage study. BMC Gastroenterology 14(1), 153
  30. & Long Term Health-Related Quality of Life in Survivors of Sepsis in South West Wales: An Epidemiological Study. PLoS ONE 9(12), e116304
  31. & Assessment of the stress relaxation characteristics of critical gels formed under unidirectional shear flow by controlled stress parallel superposition rheometry. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 222, 227-233.
  32. & Predicting outcomes after blunt chest wall trauma: development and external validation of a new prognostic model. Critical Care 18(Suppl 1), P64
  33. & The risk factors for the development of complications during the recovery phase following blunt chest wall trauma: A retrospective study. Injury 44(9), 1171-1176.
  34. & The incidence of acute pancreatitis: impact of social deprivation, alcohol consumption, seasonal and demographic factors. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 38(5), 539-548.
  35. & Expert opinion of the risk factors for morbidity and mortality in blunt chest wall trauma: Results of a national postal questionnaire survey of Emergency Departments in the United Kingdom. Injury 44(1), 56-59.
  36. & Risk factors for the development of complications following blunt chest trauma: a new risk stratification tool..
  37. A study of microstructural templating in fibrin–thrombin gel networks by spectral and viscoelastic. Soft Matter 9(19), 4883-4889.
  38. The incidence of acute pancreatitis: impact of social deprivation, alcohol consumption, seasonal and demographic factors. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 13, 539-548.
  39. & Blunt chest wall trauma: A review. Trauma 15(2), 156-175.
  40. & Fractal discrimination of random fractal aggregates and its application in biomarker analysis for blood coagulation. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals 45(8), 1025-1032.
  41. & Risk factors that predict mortality in patients with blunt chest wall trauma: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Injury 43(1), 8-17.
  42. & Expert opinion of the risk factors for morbidity and mortality in blunt chest wall trauma: Results of a national postal questionnaire survey of Emergency Departments in the United Kingdom. Injury
  43. & The risk factors for the development of complications during the recovery phase following blunt chest wall trauma: A retrospective study. Injury
  44. & Risk factors that predict mortality in patients with blunt chest wall trauma: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Injury 43(1), 8-17.
  45. & Templating effect of clot structure can predict clot development and outcome in diluted blood: a comparison with thromboelastography..
  46. & Fractal dimension: a biomarker for detecting acute thromboembolic disease..
  47. & Fractal analysis: a new biomarker for determining clot characteristics in critically ill patients..
  48. & Hospitalized incidence and case fatality for upper gastrointestinal bleeding from 1999 to 2007: a record linkage study. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 33(1), 64-76.
  49. & Graduate Entry Medicine: Selection Criteria and Student Performance. PLoS ONE 6(11), e27161
  50. & Hospitalized incidence and case fatality for upper gastrointestinal bleeding from 1999 to 2007: a record linkage study. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 33(1), 64-76.
  51. & Rheometrical and molecular dynamics simulation studies of incipient clot formation in fibrin-thrombin gels: An activation limited aggregation approach. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 166(16), 932-938.
  52. & Gel point and fractal microstructure of incipient blood clots are significant new markers of hemostasis for healthy and anticoagulated blood. Blood 116(17), 3341-3346.
  53. & The development of rheometry for strain-sensitive gelling systems and its application in a study of fibrin–thrombin gel formation. Rheologica Acta 49(9), 891-900.
  54. & Fractal analysis of viscoelastic data with automated gel point location and its potential application in the investigation of therapeutically modified blood coagulation. Rheologica Acta 49(9), 901-908.
  55. Gel point and fractal microstructure of incipient blood clots are significant new markers of hemostasis for healthy and anticoagulated blood.
  56. Rheometry and associated techniques for blood coagulation studies’. , 671-679.
  57. & Apical left extrapleural cap: an early and important sign on chest radiographs. Emergency Medicine Journal 25(12), 819-819.
  58. & Rheometry and associated techniques for blood coagulation studies. Medical Engineering & Physics 30(6), 671-679.
  59. & Tooth remnant in non-venomous snake bite on the face: a rare occurrence. Emergency Medicine Journal 25(11), 782-782.
  60. & Rheometrical detection of incipient blood clot formation by Fourier transform mechanical spectroscopy. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 148(1-3), 122-126.
  61. & The UK Burden of Injury Study – a protocol. [National Research Register number: M0044160889]. BMC Public Health 7(1)
  62. & Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia: improving diagnosis and management within the accident and emergency department. Emergency Medicine Journal 21(4), 495-497.
  63. & Acromioclavicular joint sprains: the post-injury recovery interval. Injury 34(6), 438-442.
  64. & Can the effects of clinical reperfusion fluids on platelet aggregation in vitro predict the effects of administration of such fluids in a clinical study ex vivo?. Platelets 14(4), 253-257.
  65. & Fluid Resuscitation Strategies: A Systematic Review of Animal Trials. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care 55(3), 571-589.
  66. & Management in Accident and Emergency (A&E) of Children and Adolescents Presenting with Deliberate Self-Harm (DSH). Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 8(4), 513-520.
  67. & Prospective double-blind randomized study of the effects of four intravenous fluids on platelet function and hemostasis in elective hip surgery. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 1(10), 2140-2148.
  68. & Is the normalisation of blood pressure in bleeding trauma patients harmful?. The Lancet 357(9253), 385-387.
  69. Ageing, Degeneration and Trauma in Joints. Physiotherapy 84(11), 564-566.
  70. The T4 Syndrome. Physiotherapy 83(4), 186-189.
  71. & The use of CT scanning by accident and emergency departments in the UK: past, present and future. Injury 26(10), 667-669.

Conference Contributions

  1. & (2008). Rheometrical studies of blood clot formation by oscillatory shear, thromboelastography, sonoclot analysis and free oscillation rheometry. Presented at AIP Conference Proceedings, doi:10.1063/1.2964777