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Primary Care Respiratory Journal Current Issue

Volume 23 Issue 1 March 2014


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Editors' Choice

1: EDITORS’ CHOICE

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Editorials

2: Exciting times ahead: a partnership with Nature Publishing Group
Pages 1-2
Paul Stephenson, Aziz Sheikh
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3: Vitamin D and the HLA locus help to explain the relationship between autoimmune and allergic diseases
See Research paper by Maas et al.
Pages 2-3
Scott T Weiss
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4: Comorbidity in asthma is important and requires a generalist approach
See Research paper by Stepphun et al
Pages 4-5
Stewart W Mercer
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5: A golden goal in 2010, and another GOLD in 2014 in primary care, or vice versa
See Research paper by Boland et al
Pages 5-6
Joan B Soriano, Miguel Román Rodríguez
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00018

6: National cohort data from Sweden to the National COPD audit in England and Wales: grand designs for quality improvement
See Research paper by Ställberg et al
Pages 7-8
Rupert Jones, Michael Roberts
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7: On Goldilocks, care coordination, and palliative care: making it ‘just right’
See Research paper by Epiphaniou et al.
Pages 8-10
Thomas W LeBlanc, David C Currow, Amy P Abernethy
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00017

8: Predicting the outcome of early childhood wheeze: mission impossible
See Research paper by Cano-Garcinuño et al.
Pages 10-11
Paul LP Brand
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9: Can nurses successfully diagnose and manage patients with COPD?
See Research paper by Strong et al. on pg 67
Pages 12-13
Paul Enright, Elizabeth Halcomb, Luis Torre-Bouscoulet
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00016

Research Papers

10: Transgenerational occurrence of allergic disease and autoimmunity: general practice-based epidemiological research
See editorial by Weiss
Pages 14-21
Tanja Maas, Chris Nieuwhof, Valeria Lima Passos, Caroline Robertson, Annelies Boonen, Robert B Landewé, J Willem Voncken, J André Knottnerus, Jan G Damoiseaux
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2013.00108

11: Chronic disease co-morbidity of asthma and unscheduled asthma care among adults: results of the national telephone health interview survey German Health Update (GEDA) 2009 and 2010
See editorial by Mercer
Pages 22-29
Henriette Steppuhn, Ute Langen, Thomas Keil, Christa Scheidt-Nave
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2013.00107

12: Are GOLD ABCD groups better associated with health status and costs than GOLD 1234 grades? A cross-sectional study
See editorial by Soriano and Román-Rodríguez
Pages 30-37
Melinde RS Boland, Apostolos Tsiachristas, Annemarije L Kruis, Niels H Chavannes, Maureen PMH Rutten-van Mölken
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13: Management, morbidity and mortality of COPD during an 11-year period: an observational retrospective epidemiological register study in Sweden (PATHOS)
See editorial by Jones and Roberts
Pages 38-45
Björn Ställberg, Christer Janson, Gunnar Johansson, Kjell Larsson, Georgios Stratelis, Gunilla Telg, Karin Lisspers
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2013.00106

14: Coordination of end-of-life care for patients with lung cancer and those with advanced COPD: are there transferable lessons? A longitudinal qualitative study
See editorial by LeBlanc et al.
Pages 46-51
Eleni Epiphaniou, Cathy Shipman, Richard Harding, Bruce Mason, Scott AA Murray, Irene J Higginson, Barbara A Daveson
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00004

15: Predicting asthma in preschool children at high risk presenting in primary care: development of a clinical asthma prediction score
Pages 52-59
Lonneke B van der Mark, Karina E van Wonderen, Jacob Mohrs, Wim MC van Aalderen, Gerben ter Riet, Patrick JE Bindels
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16: Wheezing phenotypes in young children: an historical cohort study
See editorial by Brand
Pages 60-66
Alfredo Cano-Garcinuño, Isabel Mora-Gandarillas, the SLAM Study Group
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00008

17: Accuracy of diagnosis and classification of COPD in primary and specialist nurse-led respiratory care in Rotherham, UK: a cross-sectional study
See editorial by Enright et al.
Pages 67-73
Mark Strong, Angela Green, Elizabeth Goyder, Gail Miles, Andrew CK Lee, Gurnam Basran, Jo Cooke
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00005

18: Inappropriate prescribing of combination inhalers in Northern Ireland: retrospective cross-sectional cohort study of prescribing practice in primary care
Pages 74-78
Joan Sweeney, Chris C Patterson, Stephen O’Neill, Ciaran O’Neill, Gillian Plant, Veranne Lynch, Teresa McAllister, Liam G Heaney
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00007

19: Performance of a brief asthma control screening tool in community pharmacy: a cross-sectional and prospective longitudinal analysis
Pages 79-84
Kate S LeMay, Carol L Armour, Helen K Reddel
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20: Impact of switching to new spirometric reference equations on severity staging of airflow obstruction in COPD: a crosssectional observational study in primary care
Pages 85-91
Romina Sluga, Ivo JM Smeele, Annelies E Lucas, Bart P Thoonen, Joke G Grootens-Stekelenburg, Yvonne F Heijdra, Tjard R Schermer
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00006

21: Validation of the COPD Diagnostic Questionnaire in an Australian general practice cohort: a cross-sectional study
Pages 92-97
Anthony J Stanley, Iqbal Hasan, Alan J Crockett, Onno CP van Schayck, Nicholas A Zwar
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Letters

22: The Global Alliance against Respiratory Diseases (GARD) Country Report
Pages 98-101
Arzu Yorgancioglu, Alvaro A Cruz, Jean Bousquet, Nikolai Khaltaev, Shanti Mendis, Alexander Chuchalin, Eric D Bateman, Paulo Camargos, Niels H Chavannes, Chunxue Bai, Diana Deleanu, Vitezslav Kolek, Piotr Kuna, Giovanna Laurendi, Mohammed Reza Masjedi, Sonia Mele, Florin Mihaltan, José Rosado Pinto, Boleslaw Samolinski, Giselda Scalera, Talant Sooronbaev, Mohamed Awad Tageldin, Le Thi Tuyetlan, Osman Yusuf, Cezmi Akdis, Abay Baigenzhin, Carlos Baena Cagnani, Monica Fletcher, Bilun Gemicioglu, Yousser Muhammed, Hironori Sagra, Teresa To, Antje-H Fink Wagner
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education@pcrj

Case-based Learning

23: Indolent pneumonia in a pregnant recent immigrant from Ethiopia: think TB
Pages 102-105
Hashem Bishara, Moshe Lidji, Olga Vinitsky, Daniel Weiler-Ravell
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Perspective

24: Challenges of tuberculosis management in high and low prevalence countries in a mobile world
Pages 106-111
Chris Griffiths, Monica Barne, Puneet Saxena, John Yaphe
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2014.00019

Journalwatch@pcrj

25: Journalwatch@pcrj
Pages 112-117

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News

26: News
Pages 118-120

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