Publications

Journal Articles

  1. et. al. Diabetic patients with acute coronary syndromes in contemporary European registries: characteristics and outcomes. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  2. et. al. P2Y12 receptor inhibitors in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome in the real world: use, patient selection, and outcomes from contemporary European registries. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy 2(4), 229-243.
  3. et. al. Use, patient selection and outcomes of P2Y12 receptor inhibitors in patients with STEMI based on contemporary European registries.. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  4. & Mortality and missed opportunities along the pathway of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a national cohort study. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care 4(3), 241-253.
  5. & The effects of intravenous insulin infusions on early mortality for patients with acute coronary syndromes who present with hyperglycaemia: A matched propensity analysis using data from the MINAP database 2008–2012. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care 4(4), 344-352.
  6. & An evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a variable rate intravenous insulin infusion in the management of hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndrome: experience of the TITAN-ACS. British Journal of Diabetes 15(4), 173
  7. & Standardized Outcome Measurement for Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: Consensus From the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM). Journal of the American Heart Association 4
  8. et. al. Contemporary registries on P2Y12 inhibitors in patients with acute coronary syndromes in Europe: overview and methodological considerations. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy 1(4), 232-244.
  9. & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Medicine
  10. & The National Infarct Angioplasty Project: UK experience and subsequent developments. Eurointervention 10, T96-T104.
  11. & Inpatient Coronary Angiography and Revascularisation following Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patients with Renal Impairment: A Cohort Study Using the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project. PLoS ONE 9(6), e99925
  12. & Effects of prehospital 12-lead ECG on processes of care and mortality in acute coronary syndrome: a linked cohort study from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project. Heart 100(12), 944-950.
  13. & Clinical disease registries in acute myocardial infarction. World Journal of Cardiology 6(6), 415
  14. & An evaluation of composite indicators of hospital acute myocardial infarction care: A study of 136,392 patients from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project. International Journal of Cardiology 170(1), 81-87.
  15. & Engaging with the clinical data transparency initiative: a view from the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR). Heart 98, 1040-1043.
  16. & Early management of hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndrome: NICE fails to resolve the question. Heart
  17. & Failure of NICE to resolve the question about the management of hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndrome. Heart 98(16), 1192-1193.
  18. & An assessment of composite measures of hospital performance and associated mortality for patients with acute myocardial infarction. Analysis of individual hospital performance and outcome for the National Inst. for Cardiovascular Outcomes Res. (NICOR). European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care
  19. & Screening for atrial fibrillation: sensitivity and specificity of a new methodology. Br J Gen Pract 61, 38-39.
  20. Huynh, T., Birkhead, J., Huber, K., O'Loughlin, J., Stenestrand, U., Weston, C., Jernberg, T., Schull, M., Welsh, R.C., Denktas, A.E., Travers, A., Sookram, S., Theroux, P., Tu, J.V., Timmis, A., Smalling, R., Danchin, N. The Pre-Hospital Fibrinolysis Experience in Europe and North America and Implications for Wider Dissemination. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions 4(8), 877-883.
  21. Weston, C. Oxygen therapy in acute myocardial infarction -- too much of a good thing?. 2011
  22. Weston, C. The author's reply:. Heart 96(1), 72-72.
  23. & Population based absolute and relative survival to 1 year of people with diabetes following a myocardial infarction: A cohort study using hospital admissions data. BMC Public Health 2010 10, 338
  24. & The Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP). Heart 96(16), 1264-1267.
  25. & The Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP). Heart 96(16), 1264-1267.
  26. & Daily variability in waist circumference. Heart 96(7), 550-550.
  27. & Hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndromes: risk-marker or therapeutic target?. Heart 95(9), 697-703.
  28. & The impact of pre-hospital thrombolytic treatment on re-infarction rates: analysis of the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP). Heart 95(7), 559-563.
  29. Cardiorespiratory arrest. Medicine 37, 1 to 5
  30. & Determinants and outcomes of coronary angiography after non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. A cohort study of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP). Heart 95(19), 1593-1599.
  31. Gale, C.P., Manda, S.O.M., Cattle, B.A., Weston, C.F., Birkhead, J.S., Batin, P.D., Hall, A.S., West, R.M. The authors' reply. 95
  32. Weston, C. The author's reply:. Heart 95(24), 2029-2029.
  33. Richardson, P., Whittaker, S., Rajesh, U., Bonduelle, M., Morgan, J., Garry, M., Weston, C., Ferguson, C., Fligelstone, L. Caesarean delivery in a parturient with a femoro-femoral crossover graft and congenital aortic stenosis repaired by the Ross procedure. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia 18(4), 387-391.
  34. Weston, C.F.M. Performance indicators in acute myocardial infarction: a proposal for the future assessment of good quality care. Heart 94(11), 1397-1401.
  35. & Predictors of in-hospital mortality for patients admitted with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a real-world study using the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP) database.. Heart 94(11), 1407-1412.
  36. & Evaluation of risk scores for risk stratification of acute coronary syndromes in the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP) database.. Heart 95(3), 221-227.
  37. Capps, N., Evans, M., McCormack, T., Procter-King, J., Davis, G., Findlay, S., Weston, C., Morrell, J. Best practice principles for cholesterol lowering. 14
  38. Impact of specialty of admitting physician and type of hospital on care and outcome for myocardial infarction in England and Wales during 2004-5: observational study. BMJ 332(7553), 1306-1311.
  39. & Early impact of insulin treatment on mortality for hyperglycaemic patients without known diabetes who present with an acute coronary syndrome. Heart 93(12), 1542-1546.
  40. Weston, C., Vasudev, A., Obaid, D., Bandhopadhay, S., Vora, J. Should cardiologists be interested in albuminuria?. 13
  41. Vora, J., Weston, C. BENEDICT: primary prevention of microalbuminuria in hypertensive type 2 diabetes: Bergamo NEphrologic Diabetes Complication Trial (BENEDICT). The British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease 6(2), 84-88.
  42. Weston, C., Capps, N., Findley, S., Foxton, J., Hobbs, R., McCormack, T., McMorran, J., Pittard, J., Procter-King, J. This house believes that the UK healthcare system may be failing as many as 50% of patients with hyperlipidaemia by not reducing their cholesterol to effective levels: A debate. 12
  43. Heatley, M., Rose, K., Weston, C. The heart and the oesophagus: intimate relations. Postgraduate Medical Journal 81(958), 515-518.
  44. Quinn, T., Weston, C., Birkhead, J., Walker, L., Norris, R. Redefining the coronary care unit: an observational study of patients admitted to hospital in England and Wales in 2003. QJM 98(11), 797-802.
  45. Weston, C.F.M. Pre-hospital resuscitation: breathing life into a stale subject. Heart 90(10), 1107-1109.
  46. Weston, C.F.M. Pharmacogenetics and cardiovascular disease management. 65
  47. Weston, C. Case study. Thirty years on. 11
  48. Rao, U., Weston, C. Antiplatelet agents in atherothrombotic diseases. 65
  49. Improving care for patients with acute coronary syndromes: initial results from the National Audit of Myocardial Infarction Project (MINAP). Heart 90(9), 1004-1009.
  50. Weston, C. The place of ezetimibe in clinical practice. 64
  51. Weston, C., Rao, U. Antiplatelet drugs in cardiovascular diseases. 57
  52. Packham, C., Gray, D., Weston, C., Large, A., Silcocks, P., Hampton, J. Changing the diagnostic criteria for myocardial infarction in patients with a suspected heart attack affects the measurement of 30 day mortality but not long term survival. 88
  53. Weston, C. NO hiding place: Nitric oxide in cardiovascular disease. 8
  54. Weston, C. The use of thrombolysis. 7
  55. Mitra, R., Weston, C., Harris, W., Banks, J. Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis. 7
  56. Easaw, J., Elkkari, A., Weston, C. Spontaneous splenic haematoma after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with von Recklinghausen's disease. 82
  57. El Gaylani, N., Weston, C.F., Griffith, K., Wong, P.S.C., Norris, R.M., Penny, W.J. Acute myocardial infarction: Are there missed opportunities for reperfusion?. 9
  58. Weston, C.F.M., Wilson, R.J., Jones, S.D. Predicting survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a multivariate analysis. Resuscitation 34(1), 27-34.
  59. Weston, C.F.M., Jones, S.D., Wilson, R.J. Outcome of out-of-hospital cardiorespiratory arrest in South Glamorgan. Resuscitation 34(3), 227-233.
  60. Lester, C., Donnelly, P., Weston, C. Is peer tutoring beneficial in the context of school resuscitation training?. Health Education Research 12(3), 347-354.
  61. El Gaylani, N., Weston, C.F.M., Shandall, A., Penny, W.J., Buchalter, M.B. Experience of a rapid access acute chest pain clinic. 90
  62. Lester, C., Donnelly, P., Weston, C., Morgan, M. Teaching schoolchildren cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation 31(1), 33-38.
  63. Weston, C.F.M., Fonfe, G., Wahbi, Z., Wilson, J.I. Giant T wave inversion associated with severe aortic regurgitation. International Journal of Cardiology 54(3), 277-282.
  64. Weston, C.F.M. Current status of thrombolytic therapy. Part II: Non-cardiac conditions. 12
  65. Weston, C.F.M. Current status of thrombolytic therapy part 1: Acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina. 12
  66. Wahbi, Z., Fonfe, G., Weston, C.F.M. Bilateral subclavian vein thrombosis soon after pacemaker insertion. International Journal of Cardiology 54(3), 272-276.
  67. Jones, S.D., Donnelly, P.D., Bewley, J., Weston, C.F.M. Respiratory arrest outside hospital. Resuscitation 29(2), 107-111.
  68. Weston, C., Donnelly, P. Management of cardiac arrest by ambulance technicians and paramedics. Studying only admissions is a source of potential bias.. 311
  69. Marsden, A.K., Cobbe, S.M., Mindell, J., Ward, K., Ide, S., Mann, C.J., Weston, C., Donnelly, P. Management of cardiac arrest by ambulance technicians and paramedics [3]. 311
  70. Weston, C.F.M., Burrell, C.C., Jones, S.D. Failure of ambulance crew to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation 29(1), 41-46.
  71. Weston, C.F.M. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation with active compression-decompression.. Heart 74(3), 212-214.
  72. Donnelly, P.D., Weston, C.F.M. Ambulance staff exercise discretion over resuscitation decision [13]. 311
  73. Lester, C.A., Weston, C.F.M., Donnelly, P.D., Assar, D., Morgan, M.J. The need for wider dissemination of CPR skills: are schools the answer?. Resuscitation 28(3), 233-237.
  74. Weston, C.F., Hughes, D.W., Donnelly, M.D. Potential impact upon community mortality rates of training citizens in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.. 28
  75. Weston, C.F.M., Penny, W.J., Julian, D.G. Guidelines for the early management of patients with myocardial infarction. 308
  76. Weston, C.F.M. The pathophysiology of sudden death in atherosclerotic heart disease. Resuscitation 26(2), 111-123.
  77. Weston, C.F.M., Tigg, A., Griffiths, B.E. Pre-hospital cardiac arrest associated with coronary artery spasm. International Journal of Cardiology 38(1), 98-100.
  78. Weston, C.F., Avery, P.G., Stephens, M.R. Management of hospital survivors of pre-hospital ventricular fibrillation.. 27
  79. Weston, C.F.M., Richmond, P., McCabe, M.J., Evans, R., Evans, R. Video recording of cardiac arrest management: an aid to training and audit. Resuscitation 24(1), 13-15.
  80. Weston, C.F.M., Avery, P. Thrombolysis following pre-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation. International Journal of Cardiology 37(2), 195-198.
  81. Weston, C., Anderson, R., Trewavas, S. Public opinion and purchasing [19]. 304
  82. Carmichael, AndrewJ., Marks, R., Weston, C., Ramsey, M., Stephens, M. Pruritus after cardiopulmonary bypass. The Lancet 339(8796), 815-816.
  83. Weston, C.F., McCabe, M.J. Audit of an emergency ambulance service: impact of a paramedic system.. 26
  84. Weston, C., Richmond, P., McCabe, M., Evans, R., Evans, R. Assessing resuscitation skills by video recording [7]. 304
  85. Weston, C.F.M., Stephens, M.R. An audit of cardiac arrest management by extended trained ambulance crew. Resuscitation 23(3), 207-216.
  86. McCabe, M.J., Weston, C.F.M., Fraser, A.G. Acute myocardial infarction related to smoke inhalation and myocardial bridging.. Postgraduate Medical Journal 68(803), 758-761.
  87. Weston, C., Fox, K.A.A. Pre-hospital thrombolysis: Current status and future prospects. 25
  88. Weston, C., Stephens, M. Limited potential of special ambulance services in the management of cardiac arrest [3]. 65
  89. Wong, S.S., Lazarus, J.H., Weston, C.F.M. Extensive subcutaneous bleeding after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and thrombolytic therapy. 8
  90. Weston, C. Delay in admitting patients with chest pain.. 41
  91. McCare, M., Weston, C. Ambulance response times. 302
  92. Weston, C. The utility of CPR in elderly persons. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 265(7), 866-867.
  93. Fraser, A.G., Weston, C.F.M. The Graham Steel murmur: Eponymous serendipity?. 25
  94. Weston, C., Goodall, K., Stephens, M. Variations in the provision of extended-trained ambulance personnel within the Welsh ambulance services. 22
  95. Weston, C., Stephens, M., Organ, P. Resuscitation by ambulance staff. 301
  96. Weston, C., Stephens, M. Hypoglycaemic attacks treated by ambulance personnel with extended training. 300
  97. Bryan, A.J., Weston, C.F.M., Angelini, G.D. Late postoperative cardiac tamponade presenting as dysphagia. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 47(6), 922-923.
  98. Weston, C.F.M., Hayward, M.W.J., Seymour, R.M., Stephens, M.R. Cardiac haemangioma associated with a facial port-wine stain and recurrent atrial tachycardia. 9
  99. Haemodynamic changes in man during immersion in water at different temperatures.. Clin Sci 73(6), 613-616.
  100. & Veno-occlusive disease of the liver secondary to ingestion of comfrey.. BMJ 295, 183-183.
  101. Weston, C.F.M. Anal burning and peppermint oil.. Postgraduate Medical Journal 63(742), 717-717.
  102. Hackett, D., Nihoyannopoulos, P., Weston, C., Oakley, C.M. Myocardial depression and nephrotic syndrome in Streptococcus sanguis endocarditis. 57

Books

  1. & (Eds.). A Human Touch (Anthology of Prose & Poetry) by the Undergraduates of Swansea Medical School. Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull, UK: Hampton-in-Arden Publishing.

Book Chapters

  1. Compassion - and the need for energy-dependent preservation. In Rodger Charlton (Ed.), Compassion, Continuity and Caring in the NHS. (pp. 91-97). London: Royal College of General Practitioners.

Other Research Outputs

  1. & (2017). Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project - Heart attack in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Annual Public Report April 2015-March2016.
  2. & (2017). Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project - How the NHS cares for patients with heart attacks. Annual Public Report April 2014-March 2015.