Dr Ravi Maheswaran

Refereed Journals

Maheswaran R, Haining RP, Brindley P, Law J, Pearson T, Fryers PR, Wise S, Campbell MJ
Outdoor air pollution and stroke in Sheffield, United Kingdom - a small-area level geographical study.

Ferguson EC, Maheswaran R, Daly M
Road-traffic pollution and asthma - using modelled exposure assessment for routine public health surveillance.
International Journal of Health Geographics

Brindley P, Wise SM, Maheswaran R, Haining RP
The effect of alternative representations of population location on the areal interpolation of air pollution exposure.
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems
2005, 29, 455-469

Maheswaran R, Chan D, Fryers PT, McManus C, McCabe H
Socioeconomic deprivation and excess winter mortality and emergency hospital admissions in the South Yorkshire Coalfields Health Action Zone
Public Health

Wight J, Jakubovic M, Walters S, Maheswaran R, White P, Lennon V
Variation in cadaveric organ donor rates in the United Kingdom.
Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation

Law J, Haining R, Maheswaran R, Pearson T
Analysing the relationship between smoking and coronary heart disease at the small area level: a Bayesian approach to spatial modelling.
Geographical Analysis
2004 (in press)

Kaltenthaler E, Maheswaran R, Beverley C
Population based health indexes: a systematic review.
Health Policy

Maheswaran R, Elliott P
Stroke mortality associated with living near main roads in England and Wales - a geographical study.

Munro J, Maheswaran R, Pearson T
Response to requests for general practice out of hours: geographical analysis in north west England.
J. Epidemiol Community Health

Read RC, Cannings C, Naylor SC, Timms JM, Maheswaran R, Borrow R, Kaczmarski EB, Duff GW
Variation within genes encoding Interluekin-1 and the Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist influence the severity of meningococcal disease.
Ann Int Med

Maheswaran R, Payne N, Meechan D, Burden RP, Fryers PR, Wight J, Hutchinson A
Socioeconomic deprivation, travel distance and renal replacement therapy in the Trent Region, United Kingdom 2000: an ecological study.
J Epidemiol Community Health

Bath PA, Craigs C, Maheswaran R, Raymond J, Willett P
Validation of graph-theoretical methods for pattern identification in public health datasets.
Health Informatics

Brindley P, Maheswaran R
My favourite software: Geographic Information Systems.
J publ Health Med.

Strong M, Maheswaran R, Fryers PR, White PS
Are socioeconomic inequalities in mortality decreasing in Trent Region, UK? An observational study, 1988-1998.
J Publ Health Med

Maheswaran R, Strachan DP, Dodgeon B, Best NG
A population-based case-control study for examining early life influences on gegraphical variation in adult mortality in England and Wales using stomach cancer and stroke as examples.
Int J Epidemiol

Arora S, Wolfe C, Maheswaran R, Grossinho A, Darke S, Colin J, Hargreaves S
A strategy for vascular services - testing the 600,000 population model.
Ann Royal Coll Surg Engl

Maheswaran R, Morris S, Falconer S, Grossinho A, Perry I, Wakfefield J, Elliott P
Magnesium in drinking water supplies and mortality from acute myocardial infarction in North West England.

Aylin P, Maheswaran R, Wakefield J, Cockings S, Jarup L, Arnold R, Wheeler G, Elliott P
A national facility for small area disease mapping and rapid initial assessment of apparent disease clusters around a point source: the UK Small Area Health Statistics Unit
J Publ Health Med

Maheswaran R, Arnold RA, Jessop EG
Multiple myeloma in south Cumbria: prediction fulfilled.
J Epidemiol Community Health

Maheswaran R, Davis S
Experience of an open referral system for stroke rehabilitation in the community.
Clin Rehabil

Maheswaran R
Supply of in-patient medical services for elderly people and geographical variation in medical admissions in a health district in England.
Public Health

Maheswaran R, Elliott P, Strachan DP
Socioeconomic deprivation, ethnicity and stroke mortality in Greater London and South-East England.
J Epidemiol Community Health

Maheswaran R, Strachan DP, Elliott P, Shipley MJ
Trends in stroke mortality in Greater London and South-East England - evidence for a cohort effect?
J Epidemiol Community Health

Maheswaran R, Gill JS, Beevers DG
Blood pressure and industrial lead exposure.
Am J Epidemiol

Maheswaran R, Beevers M, Beevers DG
Effectiveness of advice to reduce alcohol consumption in hypertensive patients.

Maheswaran R, Gill JS, Davies P, Beevers DG
High blood pressure due to alcohol - a rapidly reversible effect.

Beevers DG, Maheswaran R, Potter JF
Alcohol, blood pressure and antihypertensive drugs
J Clin Pharm Ther

Maheswaran R, Beevers DG, Kendall MJ, Davies P
The interaction of alcohol and beta-blockers in arterial hypertension.
J Clin Pharm Ther

Maheswaran R, Beevers DG
Clinical correlates in parathyroid hypertension.
J Hypertension
1989;7(suppl 6):S190-1

Maheswaran R, Zezulka AV, Gill JS, Beevers DG
Clinical evaluation of the Spacelabs model 5200 ambulatory blood pressure monitor.
J Ambulatory Monitoring

Maheswaran R, Zezulka AV, Gill JS, Beevers M, Davies P, Beevers DG
Clinical evaulation of the Copal UA-251 and the Dinamap 1848 automatic blood pressure monitors.
J Med Eng Technol

Bennett P, Anderson W, Carroll D, Maheswaran R, Zezulka AV, Beevers DG
Clinical evaluation of the Pollonex BP-850 automatic sphygmomanometer.
Int J Psychophysiol

Beevers DG, Maheswaran R
Does alcohol cause hypertension or pseudohypertension?
Proc Nutr Soc

Maheswaran R, Gill JS, Beevers DG
Alcohol and hypertension
1987;i:925 (letter)

Patel HT, Maheswaran R, Potter JF, Beevers DG
Alcohol as a cause of raised blood pressure.
Indo-Europ Med J

Beevers DG, Zezulka AV, Potter JF, Bannan LT, Maheswaran R, Gill JS
The clinical relevance of alcohol in the blood pressure clinic.
Euro Heart J
1987;(suppl 13):27-9

Maheswaran R, Potter JF, Zezulka AV, Beevers DG
Prediction of the acute pressor response to oral alcohol.
J Hypertension
1986;4(suppl 5):S340-2

Maheswaran R, Potter JF, Beevers DG
The role of alcohol in hypertension.
J Clin Hypertens

Maheswaran R, Bramble MG, Hardisty CA
Massive digoxin overdose - successful treatment with intravenous amiodarone.

Books and Chapters

Bath PA, Craigs C, Maheswaran R, Raymond J, Willett P
Pattern identification in public health data sets: the potential offered by graph theory.
In: Wise S, Craglia M (eds) Innovations in GIS
2005 (in press)

Maheswaran R, Craglia M (eds)
GIS in Public Health Practice
Boca Raton: CRC Press

Maheswaran R, Craglia M
Introduction and Overview
In Maheswaran R, Craglia M (eds). GIS in Public Health Practice
Boca Raton, CRC Press, 2004, 1-9.

Maheswaran R, Haining RP
Basic issues in geographical analysis.
In: Maheswaran R, Craglia M (eds) GIS In Public Health Practice
Boca Raton: CRC Press 2004, 13-29

Brindley P, Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Wise S, Haining RP
Using modelled outdoor air pollution data for health surveillance.
In: Maheswaran R, Craglia M (eds). GIS in Public Health Practice
Boca Raton: CRC Press 2004, 125-49

Craglia M, Maheswaran R
Conclusions and future prospects.
In: Maheswaran R, Craglia M (eds) GIS in Public Health Practice.
Boca Raton: CRC Press 2004, 287-95

Bath PA, Craigs C, Maheswaran R, Raymond J, Willett P
Use of graph theory for data mining in public health
In: Zanasi A et al (eds) Data Mining III
Southampton: WIT Press 2002, 819-28

Maheswaran R, Beevers DG
Alcohol and Hypertension - epidemiological aspects, haemodynamic effects and possible mechanisms.
In: Bursztyn P (ed) Nutrition and blood pressure
London: John Libbey and Co. 1987, 63-84

Maheswaran R, Beevers DG
Hypertension in the presence of other diseases.
In: Fleckstein A, Laragh JH (eds, Hypertension - the next decade
London: Churchill Livingstone, 1987, 16-22