Browsing by author "Thom, S"
Elley, CR; Gupta, AK; Webster, R; Selak, V; Jun, M; Patel, A; Rodgers, A; Thom, SPublished 2012-12-19Background: To assess the blood pressure and lipid-lowering efficacy and tolerability of ‘polypills’ used in cardiovascular disease prevention trials. Methodology/Principal Findings: Systematic review and meta-analysis. ...Open AccessArticle
INterpreting the Processes of the UMPIRE Trial (INPUT): protocol for a qualitative process evaluation study of a fixed-dose combination (FDC) strategy to improve adherence to cardiovascular medications Salam, A; Stewart, F; Singh, K; Thom, S; Williams, HJ; Patel, A; Jan, S; Laba, T; Prabhakaran, D; Maulik, P; Day, S; Ward, HPublished 2013-05-22Introduction: This paper describes a planned process evaluation of the Use of a Multidrug Pill In Reducing Cardiovascular Events (UMPIRE) trial, one of several randomised clinical trials taking place globally to assess the ...Open AccessArticle
Process evaluation of the impact and acceptability of a polypill for prevention of cardiovascular disease Wood, F; Salam, A; Singh, K; Day, S; Jan, S; Prabhakaran, D; Rodgers, A; Patel, A; Thom, S; Ward, HPublished 2015-09-30Importance: The Use of a Multidrug Pill In Reducing cardiovascular Events (UMPIRE) trial has shown improved adherence with the use of a polypill strategy when compared with usual medications for cardiovascular disease (CVD) ...Open AccessArticle