See below for a selection of our most recent papers.
Tackling Childhood Obesity
Viner RM, Kinra S, Nicholls D, Saxena S.Burden of child and adolescent obesity on health services in England. Arch Dis Child. 2018.
Black JA, Park M, Gregson J, Falconer CL, White B, Kessel A, Saxena S et al. Child obesity cut-offs as derived from parental perceptions: cross-sectional questionnaire. Br J Gen Practice 2015.
Falconer CL, Park MH, Croker H, Skow Á, Black J, Saxena S, Kessel AS, Karlsen S, Morris S, Viner RM, Kinra S. The benefits and harms of providing parents with weight feedback as part of the national child measurement programme: a prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2014.
Park MH, Falconer CL, Croker H, Saxena S et al. Predictors of health-related behaviour change in parents of overweight children in England. Prev Med. 2014.
Syrad H, Falconer C, Cooke L, Saxena S et al. Health and happiness is more important than weight': a qualitative investigation of the views of parents receiving written feedback on their child's weight as part of the National Child Measurement Programme. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2015.
Jones Nielsen JD, Laverty AA, Millett C, Mainous III AG, Majeed A, Saxena S. Rising Obesity-Related Hospital Admissions among Children and Young People in England: National Time Trends Study. PloS One 2013.
Impact of Primary Care in Child Health
Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017;390:1084-1150.
Cecil E, Bottle A, Cowling TE, Majeed A, Wolfe I, Saxena S. Primary Care Access, Emergency Department Visits, and Unplanned Short Hospitalizations in the UK. Pediatrics. 2016
Gnani S, Morton S, Ramzan F et al. Healthcare use among preschool children attending GP-led urgent care centres: a descriptive, observational study. BMJ open 2016.
Giuliani S, Cecil EV, Apelt N, Sharland M, Saxena S. Pediatric Emergency Appendectomy and 30-Day Postoperative Outcomes in District General Hospitals and Specialist Pediatric Surgical Centers in England, April 2001 to March 2012: Retrospective Cohort Study. Annals of Surgery 2015.
Cecil E, Bottle A, Sharland M, Saxena S. Impact of UK Primary Care Policy Reforms on Short-Stay Unplanned Hospital Admissions for Children With Primary Care-Sensitive Conditions. Annals of Family Medicine 2015.
Mbeledogu CN, Cecil EV, Millett C, Saxena S. Hospital admissions for unintentional poisoning in preschool children in England; 2000-2011. Arch Dis Child. 2015.
Myat E. Arrowsmith, Azeem Majeed, John Tayu Lee, Sonia Saxena. Impact of Pay for Performance on Prescribing of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Primary Care: An Interrupted Time Series Study PLoS One. 2014.
Prevention and Treatment of Infection in Primary Care
Rann O, Sharland M, Long P, Saxena S et al. Did the accuracy of oral amoxicillin dosing of children improve after British National Formulary dose revisions in 2014? National cross-sectional survey in England. BMJ Open. 2017.
Bielicki JA, Barker CIS, Saxena S, Wong ICK, Long PF, Sharland M. Not too little, not too much: problems of selecting oral antibiotic dose for children. BMJ 2015;351:h5447.
Saxena S, Atchison C, Cecil E, Sharland M, Koshy E, Bottle A. Additive impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on pneumonia and empyema hospital admissions in England. J Infect. 2015.
Koshy E, Watt H, Curcin V, Bottle A, Sharland M, Saxena S. Tonsillectomy among children with low baseline acute throat infection consultation rates in UK general practices: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2015.
Lau WC, Murray M, El-Turki A, Saxena S et al. Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on childhood otitis media in the United Kingdom. Vaccine. 2015.
Murray J, Saxena S, Sharland M. Preventing severe respiratory syncytial virus disease: passive, active immunisation and new antivirals. Arch Dis Child. 2014.
Koshy E, Bottle A, Murray J, Sharland M, Saxena S. Changing indications and socio-demographic determinants of (adeno)tonsillectomy among children in England--are they linked? A retrospective analysis of hospital data. PLoS One. 2014.
Long-term Conditions in Children
Chhaya V, Pollok RC, Cecil E, Subramanian V, Curcin V, Majeed A Saxena S. Impact of early thiopurines on surgery in 2770 children and young people diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease: a national population-based study. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2015.
Chatu S, Subramanian V, Saxena S, Pollok RC. The Role of Thiopurines in Reducing the Need for Surgical Resection in Crohn's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The American journal of gastroenterology 2014.
Mainous III AG, Johnson SP, Saxena S,. Inpatient bariatric surgery among eligible black and white men and women in the United States, 1999-2010. Am J Gastroenterol 2013.