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Publications: Prof Christopher Roberts

Roberts CM, Calvert J, Hickman K, Quint JK, Sinha IP, Singh SJ, Hurst JR ( 2021 ) . Addressing a system failure to diagnose COPD and asthma . The Lancet Respiratory Medicine vol. 9 , ( 8 ) 814 - 816 .
Montgomery H, Rehill N, Camporota L, Credland N, Grocott M, Hamilton M, Martin D, Patel B et al. ( 2021 ) . COVID-19: UK frontline intensivists' emerging learning . Journal of the Intensive Care Society vol. 22 , ( 3 ) 211 - 213 .
Sinha I, Quint J, Roberts M, National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme, Royal College of Physicians, London ( 2020 ) . Improving outcomes for children with asthma: role of national audit . Arch Dis Child vol. 105 , ( 10 ) 919 - 920 .
Roberts CM, Levi M, McKee M, Schilling R, Lim WS, Grocott MPW ( 2020 ) . COVID-19: a complex multisystem disorder . British Journal of Anaesthesia vol. 125 , ( 3 ) 238 - 242 .
Hurst JR, Quint JK, Stone RA, Silove Y, Youde J, Roberts CM ( 2020 ) . National clinical audit for hospitalised exacerbations of COPD . ERJ Open Res vol. 6 , ( 3 )
Illingworth J, Crocker C, Roberts CM ( 2020 ) . The patient safety collaborative programme: opportunities for physician engagement . Clin Med (Lond) vol. 20 , ( 3 ) 334 - 338 .
Sohanpal R, Pinnock H, Steed L, Heslop Marshall K, Chan C, Kelly M, Priebe S, Roberts CM et al. ( 2020 ) . Tailored, psychological intervention for anxiety or depression in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), TANDEM (Tailored intervention for ANxiety and DEpression Management in COPD): Protocol for a randomised controlled trial . Trials vol. 21 , ( 1 )
Stone PW, Hickman K, Steiner MC, Roberts CM, Quint JK, Singh SJ ( 2020 ) . Predictors of referral to pulmonary rehabilitation from UK primary care . International Journal of COPD vol. 15 , 2941 - 2952 .
Hurst JR, McMillan V, Roberts CM ( 2019 ) . The National COPD Audit - what you need to know . Clin Med (Lond)
Sinha IP, Calvert J, Hickman KC, Hurst JR, McMillan V, Quint JK, Singh SJ, Roberts CM ( 2019 ) . National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme and the NHS Long Term Plan . Lancet Respir Med vol. 7 , ( 10 )
Hodson M, Roberts CM, Andrew S, Graham L, Jones PW, Yorke J ( 2019 ) . Development and first validation of a patient-reported experience measure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (PREM-C9) . Thorax vol. 74 , ( 6 ) 600 - 603 .
Fisk M, McMillan V, Brown J, Holzhauer-Barrie J, Khan MS, Baxter N, Roberts CM ( 2019 ) . Inaccurate diagnosis of COPD: the Welsh National COPD Audit . Br J Gen Pract vol. 69 , ( 678 ) e1 - e7 .
Jayadev A, Stone R, Steiner MC, McMillan V, Roberts CM ( 2019 ) . Time to NIV and mortality in AECOPD hospital admissions: an observational study into real world insights from National COPD Audits . BMJ Open Respir Res vol. 6 , ( 1 )
Meaker R, Bhandal S, Roberts CM ( 2018 ) . Information flow to enable integrated health care: integration or interoperability . Br J Gen Pract vol. 68 , ( 668 ) 110 - 111 .
Fisk M, McMillan V, Brown J, Holzhauer-Barrie J, Khan, Baxter N, Roberts C ( 2017 ) . P29 Clinical characteristics and management of patients with an inaccurate diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) in primary care; results from the welsh national copd primary care audit . Thorax . Conference: Clinical update in COPD vol. 72 ,
Fisk M, McMillan V, Brown J, Holzhauer-Barrie J, Khan, Baxter N, Roberts C ( 2017 ) . P99 Clinical characteristics and management of dual asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) diagnosis in primary care; results from the welsh national copd primary care audit . Thorax . Conference: Multi-morbidity in COPD vol. 72 ,
Hakamy A, McKeever TM, Steiner MC, Roberts CM, Singh SJ, Bolton CE ( 2017 ) . The use of the practice walk test in pulmonary rehabilitation program: National COPD Audit Pulmonary Rehabilitation Workstream . International Journal of COPD vol. 12 , 2681 - 2686 .
Roberts CM, Lowe D, Skipper E, Steiner MC, Jones R, Gelder C, Hurst JR, Lowrey GE et al. ( 2017 ) . Effect of time and day of admission on hospital care quality for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation in England and Wales: Single cohort study . BMJ Open vol. 7 , ( 9 )
Walker S, Andrew S, Hodson M, Roberts CM ( 2017 ) . Stage 1 development of a patient-reported experience measure (PREM) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) . NPJ Prim Care Respir Med vol. 27 , ( 1 )
Lopez-Campos JL, Castro-Acosta A, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Hartl S, Roberts CM ( 2017 ) . Accuracy of COPD Diagnosis During an Admission: The European Perspective . Chest vol. 151 , ( 6 ) 1396 - 1397 .
Steiner MC, Lowe D, Beckford K, Blakey J, Bolton CE, Elkin S, Man WDC, Roberts CM et al. ( 2017 ) . Socioeconomic deprivation and the outcome of pulmonary rehabilitation in England and Wales . Thorax vol. 72 , ( 6 ) 530 - 537 .
Buess M, Schneider T, Maurer M, Borer H, Thurnheer R, Köhler E, Junker L, Jahn K et al. ( 2017 ) . 106 Treatment of COPD exacerbation in Switzerland - results and recommendations of the European COPD Audit . CHEST Journal . vol. 151 ,
Buess M, Schilter D, Schneider T, Maurer M, Borer H, Thurnheer R, Köhler E, Junker L et al. ( 2017 ) . Treatment of COPD Exacerbation in Switzerland: Results and Recommendations of the European COPD Audit . Respiration vol. 94 , ( 4 ) 355 - 365 .
Li R, van Doorn HR, Wertheim HFL, Khue LN, Ha NTB, Dat VQ, Hanh CT, Nga DTT et al. ( 2016 ) . Combating antimicrobial resistance: quality standards for prescribing for respiratory infections in Vietnam . The Lancet Global Health vol. 4 , ( 11 )
Steiner MC, Roberts CM ( 2016 ) . Pulmonary rehabilitation: the next steps . Lancet Respir Med vol. 4 , ( 3 ) 172 - 173 .
Panzarasa P, Kujawski B, Hammond EJ, Michael Roberts C ( 2016 ) . Temporal patterns and dynamics of e-learning usage in medical education . Educational Technology Research and Development vol. 64 , ( 1 ) 13 - 35 .
Hartl S, Lopez-Campos JL, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Castro-Acosta A, Studnicka M, Kaiser B, Roberts CM ( 2016 ) . Risk of death and readmission of hospital-admitted COPD exacerbations: European COPD Audit . Eur Respir J vol. 47 , ( 1 ) 113 - 121 .
Ruparel M, López-Campos JL, Castro-Acosta A, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Roberts CM ( 2016 ) . Understanding variation in length of hospital stay for COPD exacerbation: European COPD audit . ERJ Open Res vol. 2 , ( 1 )
Roberts CM, Gungor G, Parker M, Craig J, Mountford J ( 2015 ) . Impact of a patient-specific co-designed COPD care scorecard on COPD care quality: a quasi-experimental study . NPJ Prim Care Respir Med vol. 25 ,
López-Campos JL, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Roberts CM, European COPD Audit team ( 2015 ) . Antibiotic Prescription for COPD Exacerbations Admitted to Hospital: European COPD Audit . PLoS One vol. 10 , ( 4 )
Saleh A, López-Campos JL, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodríguez F, Roberts CM, European COPD Audit team ( 2015 ) . The Effect of Incidental Consolidation on Management and Outcomes in COPD Exacerbations: Data from the European COPD Audit . PLoS One vol. 10 , ( 7 )
Mandal S, Howes TQ, Parker M, Roberts CM ( 2014 ) . The use of a prospective audit proforma to improve door-to-mask times for acute exacerbations chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requiring non-invasive ventilation (NIV) . COPD vol. 11 , ( 6 ) 645 - 651 .
Marshall M, Mountford J, Gamet K, Gungor G, Burke C, Hudson R, Morris S, Patel N et al. ( 2014 ) . Understanding quality improvement at scale in general practice: A qualitative evaluation of a COPD improvement programme . British Journal of General Practice vol. 64 , ( 629 ) e745 - e751 .
Ruparel M, López-Campos J, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Castro-Acosta A, Hartl S, Roberts C ( 2014 ) . S106 Review Of European Copd Audit Data: Factors Affecting Length Of Stay . Thorax . vol. 69 , a56 - a57 .
Roberts CM ( 2014 ) . Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Audit – Turning Data Into Better Care for Patients . Archivos de Bronconeumología vol. 50 , ( 7 ) 263 - 264 .
Roberts CM ( 2014 ) . Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease audit - turning data into better care for patients . Arch Bronconeumol vol. 50 , ( 7 ) 263 - 264 .
Spruit MA, Pitta F, Garvey C, ZuWallack RL, Roberts CM, Collins EG, Goldstein R, McNamara R et al. ( 2014 ) . Differences in content and organisational aspects of pulmonary rehabilitation programmes . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL vol. 43 , ( 5 ) 1326 - 1337 .
Jones R, Roberts M ( 2014 ) . National cohort data from Sweden to the National COPD audit in England and Wales: grand designs for quality improvement . PRIMARY CARE RESPIRATORY JOURNAL vol. 23 , ( 1 ) 7 - 8 .
Luis Lopez-Campos J, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Roberts CM, Team ECOPDA ( 2014 ) . Variability of hospital resources for acute care of COPD patients: the European COPD Audit . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL vol. 43 , ( 3 ) 754 - 762 .
Tittle V, Randall D, Maheswaran V, Webb A, Quantrill S, Roberts M ( 2014 ) . Practical prescribing course: a student evaluation . Clin Teach vol. 11 , ( 1 ) 38 - 42 .
Roberts CM, Lopez-Campos JL, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Hartl S, European COPD Audit team ( 2013 ) . European hospital adherence to GOLD recommendations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation admissions . Thorax vol. 68 , ( 12 ) 1169 - 1171 .
Youngs J, Roberts CM, Patterson J ( 2013 ) . What has replaced foundation programme work-based assessments? . BRITISH JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE vol. 74 , ( 11 ) 606 - 607 .
Rowlands A, Abbott S, Bevere G, Roberts CM ( 2013 ) . Medical students’ perceptions and understanding of their specific learning difficulties . International Journal of Medical Education vol. 4 , 200 - 206 .
Bolton CE, Bevan-Smith EF, Blakey JD, Crowe P, Elkin SL, Garrod R, Greening NJ, Heslop K et al. ( 2013 ) . British Thoracic Society guideline on pulmonary rehabilitation in adults . Thorax vol. 68 Suppl 2 , ii1 - i30 .
Luis Lopez-Campos J, Roberts M, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Hartl S ( 2013 ) . Hospital adherence to GOLD guidelines for COPD exacerbation. Results of the European CODP audit . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL . vol. 42 ,
Powell P, Spranger O, Hartl S, Roberts CM, Fletcher M ( 2013 ) . Listening to the unmet needs of Europeans with COPD . Breathe vol. 9 , ( 5 ) 350 - 356 .
Saleh A, Lopez-Campos J, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Roberts M ( 2013 ) . Pneumonia risk in COPD patients on long term inhaled corticosteroids - Data from the European COPD audit<% . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL . vol. 42 ,
Hodson M, Andrew S, Roberts CM ( 2013 ) . Towards an understanding of PREMS and PROMS in COPD . Breathe vol. 9 , ( 5 ) 358 - 364 .
Luis Lopez-Campos J, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Roberts CM, Team ECOPDA ( 2013 ) . European COPD Audit: design, organisation of work and methodology . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL vol. 41 , ( 2 ) 270 - 276 .
Khachi H, Hodson M, Welsby V, Hudson R, Roberts CM ( 2012 ) . IMPACT OF IMPLEMENTING COPD SELF MANAGEMENT PLANS & RESCUE MEDICATIONS ACROSS 3 HOSPITALS . THORAX . vol. 67 , A172 - A173 .
Stone R, Lowe D, Buckingham R, Pursey N, Potter J, Roberts CM ( 2012 ) . What happens to COPD patients before an admission with exacerbation? . Prim Health Care Res Dev vol. 13 , ( 4 ) 395 - 402 .
Roberts CM, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Luis Lopez-Campos J ( 2012 ) . Differences between men and women COPD admissions: Evidence from the European COPD audit . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL . vol. 40 ,
Luis Lopez-Campos J, Hartl S, Pozo-Rodriguez F, Roberts M ( 2012 ) . Evaluation of multiple admissions of COPD patients: European COPD audit . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL . vol. 40 ,
Hartl S, Roberts M, Luis Lopez-Campos J ( 2012 ) . Outcome of acidotic COPD-patients on hospital admission . EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL . vol. 40 ,
Stone RA, Lowe D, Potter JM, Buckingham RJ, Roberts CM, Pursey NJ ( 2012 ) . Managing patients with COPD exacerbation: does age matter? . Age Ageing vol. 41 , ( 4 ) 461 - 468 .
Roberts CM, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Pursey NA, Lowe D, Potter JM ( 2012 ) . A randomized trial of peer review: the UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project: three-year evaluation . J Eval Clin Pract vol. 18 , ( 3 ) 599 - 605 .
Roberts CM, Lopez-Campos JL, Hartl S ( 2012 ) . The European COPD Audit: brothers in arms . Breathe vol. 8 , ( 4 ) 267 - 270 .
Kastelik JA, Lowe D, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Roberts CM ( 2012 ) . National audit of supported discharge programmes for management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2008 . THORAX vol. 67 , ( 4 ) 371 - 373 .
Rivas C, Taylor S, Abbott S, Clarke A, Griffiths C, Roberts CM, Stone R ( 2012 ) . Perceptions of changes in practice following peer review in the National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project . Int J Health Care Qual Assur vol. 25 , ( 2 ) 91 - 105 .
Roberts CM ( 2012 ) . The UK Experience of COPD National Audit . Pneumonol Alergol Pol vol. 80 , ( 6 ) 498 - 500 .
Mandal S, Howes TQ, Roberts CM ( 2011 ) . CAN WE IMPROVE "DOOR-TO-MASK" TIMES FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) REQUIRING NON-INVASIVE VENTILATION (NIV)? . THORAX . vol. 66 , A177 - A177 .
George PM, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Pursey NA, Lowe D, Roberts CM ( 2011 ) . Changes in NHS organization of care and management of hospital admissions with COPD exacerbations between the national COPD audits of 2003 and 2008 . QJM vol. 104 , ( 10 ) 859 - 866 .
Roberts CM, Stone RA, Lowe D, Pursey NA, Buckingham RJ ( 2011 ) . Co-morbidities and 90-day Outcomes in Hospitalized COPD Exacerbations . COPD vol. 8 , ( 5 ) 354 - 361 .
Yohannes AM, Stone RA, Lowe D, Pursey NA, Buckingham RJ, Roberts CM ( 2011 ) . Pulmonary rehabilitation in the United Kingdom . CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE vol. 8 , ( 3 ) 193 - 199 .
Roberts CM, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Pursey NA, Lowe D, National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project implementation group ( 2011 ) . Acidosis, non-invasive ventilation and mortality in hospitalised COPD exacerbations . Thorax vol. 66 , ( 1 ) 43 - 48 .
Breunung L, Roberts M ( 2011 ) . Peripheral muscle dysfunction and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . BRITISH JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE vol. 72 , ( 1 ) 17 - + .
Myint PK, Lowe D, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Roberts CM, British Thoracic Soc, Royal Coll Phys Clinical ( 2011 ) . UK National COPD Resources and Outcomes Project 2008: Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations Who Present with Radiological Pneumonia Have Worse Outcome Compared to Those with Non-Pneumonic Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations . RESPIRATION vol. 82 , ( 4 ) 320 - 327 .
O'Reilly JF, Pursey NA, Roberts CM, Stone RA ( 2010 ) . THE NATIONAL COPD RESOURCES AND OUTCOMES PROJECT (NCROP): ACTION PLAN ACHIEVEMENT SINCE 2007 . THORAX . vol. 65 , A7 - A7 .
Roberts CM, Buckingham RJ, Stone RA, Lowe D, Pearson MG ( 2010 ) . The UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project--a feasibility study of large-scale clinical service peer review . J Eval Clin Pract vol. 16 , ( 5 ) 927 - 932 .
Rivas C, Abbott S, Taylor SJC, Clarke A, Roberts CM, Stone R, Griffiths C ( 2010 ) . Collaborative working within UK NHS secondary care and across sectors for COPD and the impact of peer review: qualitative findings from the UK National COPD Resources and Outcomes Project . Int J Integr Care vol. 10 ,
Buxton KL, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Pursey NA, Roberts CM ( 2010 ) . Current and planned palliative care service provision for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in 239 UK hospital units: comparison with the gold standards framework . Palliat Med vol. 24 , ( 5 ) 480 - 485 .
Roberts CM, Stone RA, Buckingham RJ, Pursey NA, Harrison BDW, Lowe D, Potter JM ( 2010 ) . A randomised trial of peer review: the UK National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Resources and Outcomes Project . CLIN MED vol. 10 , ( 3 ) 223 - 227 .
Rivas C, Abbott S, Taylor SJC, Clarke A, Roberts CM, Stone R, Griffiths C ( 2010 ) . Collaborative working within UK NHS secondary care and across sectors for COPD and the impact of peer review: Qualitative findings from the UK national COPD resources and outcomes project . International Journal of Integrated Care vol. 10 , ( 3 )
George PM, Lowe D, Roberts CM ( 2010 ) . UK National COPD Audit 2008:- Organisation Of Care And Management Of Hospital Admissions With Exacerbations . AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE vol. 181 ,
Nzekwue N, Bremner S, Taylor S, Pursey N, Roberts M, Stone R ( 2009 ) . AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF THE 2008 NATIONAL COPD AUDIT . THORAX . vol. 64 , A158 - A159 .
Stone RA, Harrison BDW, Lowe D, Buckingham RJ, Pursey NA, Hosker HSR, Potter JM, Roberts CM ( 2009 ) . Introducing the national COPD resources and outcomes project . BMC Health Serv Res vol. 9 ,
Roberts CM, Seiger A, Buckingham RJ, Stone RA ( 2008 ) . Clinician perceived good practice in end-of-life care for patients with COPD . Palliat Med vol. 22 , ( 7 ) 855 - 858 .
Roberts CM, Brown JL, Reinhardt AK, Kaul S, Scales K, Mikelsons C, Reid K, Winter R et al. ( 2008 ) . Non-invasive ventilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: management of acute type 2 respiratory failure . Clin Med (Lond) vol. 8 , ( 5 ) 517 - 521 .
Rivas C, Taylor SJC, Abbott S, Clarke A, Griffith C, Roberts CM ( 2008 ) . Them and us: Engaging clinicians, managers and commissioners in interventions for change in hospital service provision: Qualitative findings from the National COPD Resources and Outcomes Project . J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H vol. 62 , A13 - A13 .
Ahsan S, McConville C, Hogg R, Sivakumar S, Roberts CM ( 2007 ) . What sources of careers information do medical students prefer to use? . BRIT J HOSP MED vol. 68 , ( 12 ) 674 - 676 .
Quantrill SJ, White R, Crawford A, Barry JS, Batra S, Whyte P, Roberts CM ( 2007 ) . Short burst oxygen therapy after activities of daily living in the home in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Thorax vol. 62 , ( 8 ) 702 - 705 .
Roberts CM, Caan W, Young J, Weatherstone R ( 2007 ) . How hospital trainees prefer to learn . BRIT J HOSP MED vol. 68 , ( 5 ) 267 - 269 .
Quantrill SJ, Lowe D, Hosker HSR, Anstey K, Pearson MG, Roberts CM ( 2007 ) . Survey of early discharge schemes from the 2003 UK National COPD Audit . Respir Med vol. 101 , ( 5 ) 1026 - 1031 .
Hosker H, Anstey K, Lowe D, Pearson M, Roberts CM ( 2007 ) . Variability in the organisation and management of hospital care for COPD exacerbations in the UK . Respir Med vol. 101 , ( 4 ) 754 - 761 .
Berridge E-J, Freeth D, Sharpe J, Roberts CM ( 2007 ) . Bridging the gap: supporting the transition from medical student to practising doctor--a two-week preparation programme after graduation . Med Teach vol. 29 , ( 2-3 ) 119 - 127 .
Connolly MJ, Lowe D, Anstey K, Hosker HSR, Pearson MG, Roberts CM, British Thoracic Society and the Royal College of Physicians Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit ( 2006 ) . Admissions to hospital with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Effect of age related factors and service organisation . Thorax vol. 61 , ( 10 ) 843 - 848 .
Price LC, Lowe D, Hosker HSR, Anstey K, Pearson MG, Roberts CM, British Thoracic Society and the Royal College of Physicians Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit ( 2006 ) . UK National COPD Audit 2003: Impact of hospital resources and organisation of care on patient outcome following admission for acute COPD exacerbation . Thorax vol. 61 , ( 10 ) 837 - 842 .
Evans DE, Roberts CM ( 2006 ) . Preparation for practice: how can medical schools better prepare PRHOs? . MED TEACH vol. 28 , ( 6 ) 549 - 552 .
Roberts CM, Milon S, Kurosinski P ( 2006 ) . Understanding the internet-based distance learning preferences of European respiratory specialists . Med Teach vol. 28 , ( 5 ) 477 - 479 .
Morris A, Hewitt J, Roberts CM ( 2006 ) . Practical experience of using directly observed procedures, mini clinical evaluation examinations, and peer observation in pre-registration house officer (FY1) trainees . Postgrad Med J vol. 82 , ( 966 ) 285 - 288 .
EVANS D, roberts CM ( 2006 ) . Preparation for practice: how can medical schools better prepare PRHOs? . Medical Teacher vol. 6 , ( 28 ) 549 - 552 .
Hall GC, Roberts CM, Boulis M, Mo J, MacRae KD ( 2005 ) . Diabetes and the risk of lung cancer . Diabetes Care vol. 28 , ( 3 ) 590 - 594 .
Evans DE, Wood DF, Roberts CM ( 2004 ) . The effect of an extended hospital induction on perceived confidence and assessed clinical skills of newly qualified pre-registration house officers . MED EDUC vol. 38 , ( 9 ) 998 - 1001 .
Roberts CM ( 2004 ) . Short burst oxygen therapy for relief of breathlessness in COPD . Thorax vol. 59 , ( 8 ) 638 - 640 .
Dheda K, Roberts CM, Partridge MR, Mootoosamy I ( 2004 ) . Is virtual bronchoscopy useful for physicians practising in a district general hospital? . Postgrad Med J vol. 80 , ( 945 ) 420 - 423 .
Roberts CM, Lowe D, Barnes S, Pearson MG ( 2004 ) . A prospective study of the practical issues of local involvement in national audit of COPD . J Eval Clin Pract vol. 10 , ( 2 ) 281 - 290 .
Roberts CM, Proctor I, Forrer M ( 2004 ) . An evaluation by doctors in training of a pilot programme of physician assistants . Hosp Med vol. 65 , ( 5 ) 298 - 301 .
Hewitt J, Roberts CM ( 2004 ) . Evaluating the practice outcomes of a venepuncture and intravenous cannulation . Nurse Educ Pract vol. 4 , ( 1 ) 77 - 79 .
Dheda K, Crawford A, Hagan G, Roberts CM ( 2004 ) . Implementation of British Thoracic Society guidelines for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on quality of life . Postgrad Med J vol. 80 , ( 941 ) 169 - 171 .
EVANS D, wood DF, roberts CM ( 2004 ) . The effect of an extended hospital induction on perceived confidence and assessed clinical skills of newly qualified pre-registration house officers . Medical Education vol. 9 , ( 38 ) 998 - 1001 .
Roberts CM, Barnes S, Lowe D, Pearson MG, Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, Audit Subcommittee of the British Thoracic Society ( 2003 ) . Evidence for a link between mortality in acute COPD and hospital type and resources . Thorax vol. 58 , ( 11 ) 947 - 949 .
Nandi K, Smith AA, Crawford A, MacRae KD, Garrod R, Seed WA, Roberts CM ( 2003 ) . Oxygen supplementation before or after submaximal exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Thorax vol. 58 , ( 8 ) 670 - 673 .
Roberts CM, Musiska M ( 2003 ) . Results of an extended tuberculosis screening programme among sixth formers in a London school--more questions than answers . Commun Dis Public Health vol. 6 , ( 1 ) 22 - 25 .
Barta SK, Crawford A, Roberts CM ( 2002 ) . Survey of patients' views of domiciliary nebuliser treatment for chronic lung disease . Respir Med vol. 96 , ( 6 ) 375 - 381 .
Roberts CM, Lowe D, Bucknall CE, Ryland I, Kelly Y, Pearson MG ( 2002 ) . Clinical audit indicators of outcome following admission to hospital with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Thorax vol. 57 , ( 2 ) 137 - 141 .
Roberts CM, Ryland I, Lowe D, Kelly Y, Bucknall CE, Pearson MG, Audit Sub-committee of the Standards of Care Committee, British Thoracic Society, Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians ( 2001 ) . Audit of acute admissions of COPD: standards of care and management in the hospital setting . Eur Respir J vol. 17 , ( 3 ) 343 - 349 .
Freeth DS, Weist A, Roberts CM ( 2001 ) . Provision of an electronic library at the clinical frontline: evaluation of impact on hospital medical staff . Hosp Med vol. 62 , ( 1 ) 43 - 45 .
Simpson A, Weist A, Reading NG, Roberts CM ( 1999 ) . A pilot Internet teaching project to support specialist medical training . Hosp Med vol. 60 , ( 12 ) 904 - 907 .
Roberts CM ( 1999 ) . Rare diseases . Thorax vol. 54 , ( 12 ) 1141 - 1142 .
Lloyd-Owen SJ, Crawford A, Partridge MR, Roberts CM ( 1999 ) . Clinical value and cost of a respiratory sleep-related breathing disorders screening service for snorers referred to a District General Hospital ENT department . Respir Med vol. 93 , ( 7 ) 454 - 460 .
Millership S, Roberts CM, Irwin DJ ( 1998 ) . Screening child playgroup contacts of an adult with smear negative tuberculosis . Commun Dis Public Health vol. 1 , ( 4 ) 283 - 284 .
Roberts CM, Franklin J, O'Neill A, Roberts RP, Ide J, Hanley ML, Edwards J ( 1998 ) . Screening patients in general practice with COPD for long-term domiciliary oxygen requirement using pulse oximetry . Respir Med vol. 92 , ( 11 ) 1265 - 1268 .
Lim S, MacRae KD, Seed WA, Roberts CM ( 1998 ) . The value of forced expiratory volume in 1 s in screening subjects with stable COPD for PaO2 < 7.3 kPa qualifying for long-term oxygen therapy . Respir Med vol. 92 , ( 9 ) 1122 - 1126 .
Roberts CM, Bell J, Wedzicha JA ( 1996 ) . Comparison of the efficacy of a demand oxygen delivery system with continuous low flow oxygen in subjects with stable COPD and severe oxygen desaturation on walking . Thorax vol. 51 , ( 8 ) 831 - 834 .
Reynolds S, Jenkins G, Akosa A, Roberts CM ( 1995 ) . Carcinosarcoma of the lung: an unusual cause of empyema . Respir Med vol. 89 , ( 1 ) 73 - 75 .
Grahame-Clarke CN, Roberts CM, Empey DW ( 1994 ) . Chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis and pulmonary phycomycosis in cystic fibrosis . Respir Med vol. 88 , ( 6 ) 465 - 468 .
Pitkin AD, Roberts CM, Wedzicha JA ( 1994 ) . Arterialised earlobe blood gas analysis: an underused technique . Thorax vol. 49 , ( 4 ) 364 - 366 .
Roberts CM, Foulcher E, Zaunders JJ, Bryant DH, Freund J, Cairns D, Penny R, Morgan GW et al. ( 1993 ) . Radiation pneumonitis: a possible lymphocyte-mediated hypersensitivity reaction . Ann Intern Med vol. 118 , ( 9 ) 696 - 700 .
Roberts CM, Bugler JR, Melchor R, Hetzel MR, Spiro SG ( 1993 ) . Value of pulse oximetry in screening for long-term oxygen therapy requirement . Eur Respir J vol. 6 , ( 4 ) 559 - 562 .
Morrell NW, Roberts CM, Biggs T, Seed WA ( 1993 ) . Collateral ventilation and gas exchange during airway occlusion in the normal human lung . Am Rev Respir Dis vol. 147 , ( 3 ) 535 - 539 .
Roberts CM, Cairns D, Bryant DH, Burke WM, Yeates M, Blake H, Penny R, Shelley L et al. ( 1993 ) . Changes in epithelial lining fluid albumin associated with smoking and interstitial lung disease . Eur Respir J vol. 6 , ( 1 ) 110 - 115 .
Mak VH, Bugler JR, Roberts CM, Spiro SG ( 1993 ) . Effect of arterial oxygen desaturation on six minute walk distance, perceived effort, and perceived breathlessness in patients with airflow limitation . Thorax vol. 48 , ( 1 ) 33 - 38 .
Burke WM, Roberts CM, Bryant DH, Cairns D, Yeates M, Morgan GW, Martin BJ, Blake H et al. ( 1992 ) . Smoking-induced changes in epithelial lining fluid volume, cell density and protein . Eur Respir J vol. 5 , ( 7 ) 780 - 784 .
Gillams A, Roberts CM, Shaw P, Spiro SG, Goldstraw P ( 1992 ) . The value of CT scanning and percutaneous fine needle aspiration of adrenal masses in biopsy-proven lung cancer . Clin Radiol vol. 46 , ( 1 ) 18 - 22 .
Morrell NW, Roberts CM, Jones BE, Nijran KS, Biggs T, Seed WA ( 1992 ) . The anatomy of radioisotope lung scanning . J Nucl Med vol. 33 , ( 5 ) 676 - 683 .
Roberts CM, MacRae KD, Winning AJ, Adams L, Seed WA ( 1991 ) . Reference values and prediction equations for normal lung function in a non-smoking white urban population . Thorax vol. 46 , ( 9 ) 643 - 650 .
Kibbler CC, Roberts CM, Ridgway GL, Spiro SG ( 1991 ) . Melioidosis in a patient from Bangladesh . Postgrad Med J vol. 67 , ( 790 ) 764 - 766 .
Roberts CM, Spiro SG ( 1990 ) . Is screening for lung cancer meaningful? . Eur Respir J vol. 3 , ( 8 ) 853 - 855 .
Smith SF, Goulding NJ, Godolphin JL, Tetley TD, Roberts CM, Guz A, Flower RJ ( 1990 ) . An assay for the assessment of lipocortin 1 levels in human lung lavage fluid . J Immunol Methods vol. 131 , ( 1 ) 119 - 125 .
Roberts CM, MacRae KD, Seed WA ( 1990 ) . Multi-breath and single breath helium dilution lung volumes as a test of airway obstruction . Eur Respir J vol. 3 , ( 5 ) 515 - 520 .
Roberts CM, Gelder CM, Goldstraw P, Spiro SG ( 1990 ) . Tension pneumothorax and empyema as a consequence of gastro-pleural fistulae . Respir Med vol. 84 , ( 3 ) 253 - 254 .
Roberts CM, Butland RJ, Saunders C, Greenland JH, Hodson ME ( 1990 ) . The effect of nicardipine, a calcium channel blocker, on the sweat test in adult patients with cystic fibrosis . Acta Univ Carol Med (Praha) vol. 36 , ( 1-4 ) 86 - 88 .
Roberts CM, Butland RJ, Saunders C, Greenland JH, Hodson ME ( 1989 ) . The effect of nicardipine, a calcium channel blocker, on the sweat test in adult patients with cystic fibrosis . Respir Med vol. 83 , ( 6 ) 479 - 480 .
Hall AV, Roberts CM, Maurice PD, McLean KA, Shousha S ( 1988 ) . Cat-scratch disease in patient with AIDS: atypical skin manifestation . Lancet vol. 2 , ( 8608 ) 453 - 454 .
Heaton RW, Roberts CM ( 1988 ) . The role of fibreoptic bronchoscopy in the investigation of pleural effusion . Postgrad Med J vol. 64 , ( 754 ) 581 - 582 .
Roberts CM, Citron KM, Strickland B ( 1987 ) . Intrathoracic aspergilloma: role of CT in diagnosis and treatment . Radiology vol. 165 , ( 1 ) 123 - 128 .
Hodson ME, Roberts CM, Butland RJ, Smith MJ, Batten JC ( 1987 ) . Oral ciprofloxacin compared with conventional intravenous treatment for Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in adults with cystic fibrosis . Lancet vol. 1 , ( 8527 ) 235 - 237 .
Roberts CM, Batten J, Hodson ME ( 1985 ) . Ciprofloxacin-resistant Pseudomonas . Lancet vol. 1 , ( 8443 )
Roberts CM ( 1984 ) . The short-term effects of a measles vaccination programme on a rural Nigerian community . J Trop Pediatr vol. 30 , ( 3 ) 184 - 188 .
Roberts CM, Carey B, Faizallah R, Walker RJ, Krasner N, Morris AI, Marcus SN ( 1983 ) . Injection sclerotherapy for oesophageal varices in the elderly . Age Ageing vol. 12 , ( 2 ) 139 - 143 .