Publications

Journal Articles

  1. James, A., Weston, C. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Medicine 46 11 709 715
  2. Weston, C. Recycling existing data: a greener future for clinical registries European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes 4 3
  3. Galusko, V., Khanji, M., Bodger, O., Weston, C., Chambers, J., Ionescu, A. Hand-held Ultrasound Scanners in Medical Education: A Systematic Review Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound 25 3 75
  4. Lettino, M., Andell, P., Zeymer, U., Widimsky, P., Danchin, N., Bardaji, A., Barrabes, J., Cequier, A., Claeys, M., De Luca, L., Dörler, J., Erlinge, D., Erne, P., Goldstein, P., Koul, S., Lemesle, G., Lüscher, T., Matter, C., Montalescot, G., Radovanovic, D., Sendón, J., Tousek, P., Weidinger, F., Weston, C., Zaman, A., Li, J., Jukema, J. Diabetic patients with acute coronary syndromes in contemporary European registries: characteristics and outcomes European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  5. Zeymer, U., Widimsky, P., Danchin, N., Lettino, M., Bardaji, A., Barrabes, J., Cequier, A., Claeys, M., De Luca, L., Dörler, J., Erlinge, D., Erne, P., Goldstein, P., Koul, S., Lemesle, G., Lüscher, T., Matter, C., Montalescot, G., Radovanovic, D., Sendón, J., Tousek, P., Weidinger, F., Weston, C., Zaman, A., Andell, P., Li, J., Jukema, J. 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
  6. Danchin, N., Lettina, M., Zeymer, U., Widimsky, P., Bardaji, A., Barrabes, J., Cequier, A., Claeys, M., De Luca, L., Dörler, J., Erlinge, D., Erne, P., Goldstein, P., Koul, S., Lemesle, G., Lüscher, T., Matter, C., Montalescot, G., Radovanovic, D., Lopez Sendón, J., Tousek, P., Weidinger, F., Weston, C., Zaman, A., Andell, P., Li, J., Jukema, W. Use, patient selection and outcomes of P2Y12 receptor inhibitors in patients with STEMI based on contemporary European registries. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  7. Simms, A., Weston, C., West, R., Hall, A., Batin, P., Timmis, A., Hemingway, H., Fox, K., Gale, C., Weston, C. 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
  8. Birkhead, J., Weston, C., Timmis, A., Chen, R. 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
  9. Hammersley, M., Rayman, G., Winocour, P., Weston, C., Birkhead, J., Titan-ACS Steering Group, O. 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
  10. McNamara, R., Spatz, E., Kelley, T., Stowell, C., Beltrame, J., Heidenreich, P., Tresserras, R., Jernberg, T., Chua, T., Morgan, L., Panigrahi, B., Rosas Ruiz, A., Rumsfeld, J., Sadwin, L., Schoeberl, M., Shahian, D., Weston, C., Yeh, R., Lewin, J., Weston, C. 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 5 e001767 e001767
  11. Jukema, J., Lettino, M., Widimsky, P., Danchin, N., Bardaji, A., Barrabes, J., Cequier, A., Claeys, M., De Luca, L., Dorler, J., Erlinge, D., Erne, P., Goldstein, P., Koul, S., Lemesle, G., Luscher, T., Matter, C., Montalescot, G., Radovanovic, D., Lopez Sendon, J., Tousek, P., Weidinger, F., Weston, C., Zaman, A., Zeymer, U., Weston, C. 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
  12. Khan, U., Weston, C. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Medicine
  13. de Belder, M., Ludman, P., McLenachan, J., Weston, C., Cunningham, D., Lazarides, E., Gray, H. The National Infarct Angioplasty Project: UK experience and subsequent developments Eurointervention 10 T96 T104
  14. Shaw, C., Nitsch, D., Steenkamp, R., Junghans, C., Shah, S., O’Donoghue, D., Fogarty, D., Weston, C., Sharpe, C. 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
  15. Quinn, T., Johnsen, S., Gale, C., Snooks, H., McLean, S., Woollard, M., Weston, C., Snooks, H., Weston, C. 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
  16. Ashrafi, R., Hussain, H., Brisk, R., Leanne, B., Weston, C. Clinical disease registries in acute myocardial infarction World Journal of Cardiology 6 6 415
  17. Simms, A., Batin, P., Weston, C., Fox, K., Timmis, A., Long, W., Hall, A., Gale, C., Weston, C. 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
  18. Gale, C., Weston, C., Denaxas, S., Cunningham, D., Belder, M., Gray, H., Boyle, R., Deanfield, J. Engaging with the clinical data transparency initiative: a view from the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) Heart 98 1040 1043
  19. Birkhead, J., Weston, C., Hammersley, M. Early management of hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndrome: NICE fails to resolve the question Heart
  20. Birkhead, J., Weston, C., Hammersley, M., Weston, C. Failure of NICE to resolve the question about the management of hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndrome Heart 98 16 1192 1193
  21. Simms, A., Baxter, P., Cattle, B., Batin, P., Wilson, J., West, R., Hall, A., Weston, C., Deanfield, J., Fox, K., Gale, C., Weston, C. 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
  22. Lewis, M., Parker, D., Weston, C., Weston, C. Screening for atrial fibrillation: sensitivity and specificity of a new methodology Br J Gen Pract 61 38 39
  23. Huynh, T., Birkhead, J., Huber, K., O'Loughlin, J., Stenestrand, U., Weston, C., Jernberg, T., Schull, M., Welsh, R., Denktas, A., Travers, A., Sookram, S., Theroux, P., Tu, J., Timmis, A., Smalling, R., Danchin, N., Weston, C. The Pre-Hospital Fibrinolysis Experience in Europe and North America and Implications for Wider Dissemination JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions 4 8 877 883
  24. Weston, C., Weston, C. Oxygen therapy in acute myocardial infarction -- too much of a good thing? 2011
  25. Weston, C., Weston, C. The author's reply: Heart 96 1 72 72
  26. Brophy, S., Cooksey, R., Gravenor, M., Weston, C., Gravenor, M., Brophy, S., Cooksey, R., Lyons, R. 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
  27. Herrett, E., Smeeth, L., Walker, L., Weston, C., Weston, C. The Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) Heart 96 16 1264 1267
  28. Herrett, E., Herrett, E., Smeeth, L., Smeeth, L., Walker, L., Walker, L., Weston, C., Weston, C. The Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) Heart 96 16 1264 1267
  29. Pellowe, E., Salako, K., Snelling, S., Urdaibay, C., Weston, C., Weston, C. Daily variability in waist circumference Heart 96 7 550 550
  30. Weston, C., Weston, C., Halcox, J. The author's reply: Heart 95 24 2029 2029
  31. Gale, C., Manda, S., Cattle, B., Weston, C., Birkhead, J., Batin, P., Hall, A., West, R., Weston, C. The authors' reply Heart 95 12 1019 1020
  32. Anantharaman, R., Heatley, M., Weston, C., Weston, C. Hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndromes: risk-marker or therapeutic target? Heart 95 9 697 703
  33. Horne, S., Weston, C., Quinn, T., Hicks, A., Walker, L., Chen, R., Birkhead, J., Weston, C. 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
  34. Weston, C., Weston, C. Cardiorespiratory arrest Medicine 37 1 to 5
  35. Birkhead, J., Weston, C., Chen, R., Weston, C. 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
  36. Richardson, P., Whittaker, S., Rajesh, U., Bonduelle, M., Morgan, J., Garry, M., Weston, C., Ferguson, C., Fligelstone, L., Weston, C. 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
  37. Weston, C., Weston, C. Performance indicators in acute myocardial infarction: a proposal for the future assessment of good quality care Heart 94 11 1397 1401
  38. Gale, C., Manda, S., Batin, P., Weston, C., Birkhead, J., Hall, A., Weston, C. 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
  39. Gale, C., Manda, S., Weston, C., Birkhead, J., Batin, P., Hall, A., Weston, C. 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
  40. Capps, N., Evans, M., McCormack, T., Procter-King, J., Davis, G., Findlay, S., Weston, C., Morrell, J., Weston, C. Best practice principles for cholesterol lowering 14
  41. Birkhead, J., Weston, C. 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
  42. Weston, C., Walker, L., Birkhead, J., Weston, C. 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
  43. Weston, C., Vasudev, A., Obaid, D., Bandhopadhay, S., Vora, J., Weston, C. Should cardiologists be interested in albuminuria? 13
  44. Vora, J., Weston, C., 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
  45. Weston, C., Capps, N., Findley, S., Foxton, J., Hobbs, R., McCormack, T., McMorran, J., Pittard, J., Procter-King, J., Weston, C. 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
  46. Heatley, M., Rose, K., Weston, C., Weston, C. The heart and the oesophagus: intimate relations Postgraduate Medical Journal 81 958 515 518
  47. Quinn, T., Weston, C., Birkhead, J., Walker, L., Norris, R., Weston, C. Redefining the coronary care unit: an observational study of patients admitted to hospital in England and Wales in 2003 QJM 98 11 797 802
  48. Weston, C., Weston, C. Pre-hospital resuscitation: breathing life into a stale subject Heart 90 10 1107 1109
  49. Weston, C., Weston, C. Pharmacogenetics and cardiovascular disease management 65
  50. Weston, C., Weston, C. Case study. Thirty years on 11
  51. Rao, U., Weston, C., Weston, C. Antiplatelet agents in atherothrombotic diseases 65
  52. Birkhead, J., Weston, C. Improving care for patients with acute coronary syndromes: initial results from the National Audit of Myocardial Infarction Project (MINAP) Heart 90 9 1004 1009
  53. Weston, C., Weston, C. The place of ezetimibe in clinical practice 64
  54. Weston, C., Rao, U., Weston, C. Antiplatelet drugs in cardiovascular diseases 57
  55. Packham, C., Gray, D., Weston, C., Large, A., Silcocks, P., Hampton, J., Weston, C. 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
  56. Weston, C., Weston, C. NO hiding place: Nitric oxide in cardiovascular disease 8
  57. Weston, C., Weston, C. The use of thrombolysis 7
  58. Mitra, R., Weston, C., Harris, W., Banks, J., Weston, C. Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis 7
  59. Easaw, J., Elkkari, A., Weston, C., Weston, C. Spontaneous splenic haematoma after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with von Recklinghausen's disease 82
  60. El Gaylani, N., Weston, C., Griffith, K., Wong, P., Norris, R., Penny, W., Weston, C. Acute myocardial infarction: Are there missed opportunities for reperfusion? 9
  61. Weston, C., Wilson, R., Jones, S., Weston, C. Predicting survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a multivariate analysis Resuscitation 34 1 27 34
  62. Weston, C., Jones, S., Wilson, R., Weston, C. Outcome of out-of-hospital cardiorespiratory arrest in South Glamorgan Resuscitation 34 3 227 233
  63. Lester, C., Donnelly, P., Weston, C., Weston, C. Is peer tutoring beneficial in the context of school resuscitation training? Health Education Research 12 3 347 354
  64. El Gaylani, N., Weston, C., Shandall, A., Penny, W., Buchalter, M., Weston, C. Experience of a rapid access acute chest pain clinic 90
  65. Lester, C., Donnelly, P., Weston, C., Morgan, M., Weston, C. Teaching schoolchildren cardiopulmonary resuscitation Resuscitation 31 1 33 38
  66. Weston, C., Fonfe, G., Wahbi, Z., Wilson, J., Weston, C. Giant T wave inversion associated with severe aortic regurgitation International Journal of Cardiology 54 3 277 282
  67. Weston, C., Weston, C. Current status of thrombolytic therapy. Part II: Non-cardiac conditions 12
  68. Weston, C., Weston, C. Current status of thrombolytic therapy part 1: Acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina 12
  69. Wahbi, Z., Fonfe, G., Weston, C., Weston, C. Bilateral subclavian vein thrombosis soon after pacemaker insertion International Journal of Cardiology 54 3 272 276
  70. Jones, S., Donnelly, P., Bewley, J., Weston, C., Weston, C. Respiratory arrest outside hospital Resuscitation 29 2 107 111
  71. Weston, C., Donnelly, P., Weston, C. Management of cardiac arrest by ambulance technicians and paramedics. Studying only admissions is a source of potential bias. 311
  72. Marsden, A., Cobbe, S., Mindell, J., Ward, K., Ide, S., Mann, C., Weston, C., Donnelly, P., Weston, C. Management of cardiac arrest by ambulance technicians and paramedics [3] 311
  73. Weston, C., Burrell, C., Jones, S., Weston, C. Failure of ambulance crew to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation Resuscitation 29 1 41 46
  74. Weston, C., Weston, C. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation with active compression-decompression. Heart 74 3 212 214
  75. Donnelly, P., Weston, C., Weston, C. Ambulance staff exercise discretion over resuscitation decision [13] 311
  76. Lester, C., Weston, C., Donnelly, P., Assar, D., Morgan, M., Weston, C. The need for wider dissemination of CPR skills: are schools the answer? Resuscitation 28 3 233 237
  77. Weston, C., Hughes, D., Donnelly, M., Weston, C. Potential impact upon community mortality rates of training citizens in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 28
  78. Weston, C., Penny, W., Julian, D., Weston, C. Guidelines for the early management of patients with myocardial infarction 308
  79. Weston, C., Weston, C. The pathophysiology of sudden death in atherosclerotic heart disease Resuscitation 26 2 111 123
  80. Weston, C., Tigg, A., Griffiths, B., Weston, C. Pre-hospital cardiac arrest associated with coronary artery spasm International Journal of Cardiology 38 1 98 100
  81. Weston, C., Avery, P., Stephens, M., Weston, C. Management of hospital survivors of pre-hospital ventricular fibrillation. 27
  82. Weston, C., Stephens, M., Weston, C. An audit of cardiac arrest management by extended trained ambulance crew Resuscitation 23 3 207 216
  83. McCabe, M., Weston, C., Fraser, A., Weston, C. Acute myocardial infarction related to smoke inhalation and myocardial bridging. Postgraduate Medical Journal 68 803 758 761
  84. Weston, C., Richmond, P., McCabe, M., Evans, R., Evans, R., Weston, C. Video recording of cardiac arrest management: an aid to training and audit Resuscitation 24 1 13 15
  85. Weston, C., Avery, P., Weston, C. Thrombolysis following pre-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation International Journal of Cardiology 37 2 195 198
  86. Weston, C., Anderson, R., Trewavas, S., Weston, C. Public opinion and purchasing [19] 304
  87. Carmichael, A., Marks, R., Weston, C., Ramsey, M., Stephens, M., Weston, C. Pruritus after cardiopulmonary bypass The Lancet 339 8796 815 816
  88. Weston, C., McCabe, M., Weston, C. Audit of an emergency ambulance service: impact of a paramedic system. 26
  89. Weston, C., Richmond, P., McCabe, M., Evans, R., Evans, R., Weston, C. Assessing resuscitation skills by video recording [7] 304
  90. Weston, C., Weston, C. The utility of CPR in elderly persons JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 265 7 866 867
  91. Fraser, A., Weston, C., Weston, C. The Graham Steel murmur: Eponymous serendipity? 25
  92. Weston, C., Fox, K., Weston, C. Pre-hospital thrombolysis: Current status and future prospects 25
  93. Weston, C., Stephens, M., Weston, C. Limited potential of special ambulance services in the management of cardiac arrest [3] 65
  94. Wong, S., Lazarus, J., Weston, C., Weston, C. Extensive subcutaneous bleeding after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and thrombolytic therapy 8
  95. Weston, C., Weston, C. Delay in admitting patients with chest pain. 41
  96. McCare, M., Weston, C., Weston, C. Ambulance response times 302
  97. Weston, C., Goodall, K., Stephens, M., Weston, C. Variations in the provision of extended-trained ambulance personnel within the Welsh ambulance services 22
  98. Weston, C., Stephens, M., Organ, P., Weston, C. Resuscitation by ambulance staff 301
  99. Weston, C., Stephens, M., Weston, C. Hypoglycaemic attacks treated by ambulance personnel with extended training 300
  100. Bryan, A., Weston, C., Angelini, G., Weston, C. Late postoperative cardiac tamponade presenting as dysphagia The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 47 6 922 923
  101. Weston, C., Hayward, M., Seymour, R., Stephens, M., Weston, C. Cardiac haemangioma associated with a facial port-wine stain and recurrent atrial tachycardia 9
  102. Weston, C., O'Hare, J. Haemodynamic changes in man during immersion in water at different temperatures. Clin Sci 73 6 613 616
  103. Weston, C., Cooper, B., Davies, J., Levine, D. Veno-occlusive disease of the liver secondary to ingestion of comfrey. BMJ 295 183 183
  104. Weston, C., Weston, C. Anal burning and peppermint oil. Postgraduate Medical Journal 63 742 717 717
  105. Hackett, D., Nihoyannopoulos, P., Weston, C., Oakley, C., Weston, C. Myocardial depression and nephrotic syndrome in Streptococcus sanguis endocarditis 57

Books

  1. Charlton, R., Hayward, C., Rees, J., Weston, C. A Human Touch (Anthology of Prose & Poetry) by the Undergraduates of Swansea Medical School (Ed.), Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull, UK Hampton-in-Arden Publishing

Book Chapters

  1. Weston, C. Compassion - and the need for energy-dependent preservation (Ed.), Compassion, Continuity and Caring in the NHS 91 97 London Royal College of General Practitioners

Other Research Outputs

  1. Weston, C., Rees, J. Companionship and conversation—bringing pedagogy to medical school theBMJOpinion
  2. Weston, C., Reinoga, K., Dubos, R., Demian, V. Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project - Heart attack in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Annual Public Report April 2015-March2016
  3. Weston, C., Reinoga, K., van Leeven, R., Demian, V. Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project - How the NHS cares for patients with heart attacks. Annual Public Report April 2014-March 2015
  4. Weston, C. Long-case Observation in Undergraduate Medical Education. A case study