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.
Stroke
2005;36:239-43

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
2004;3:24

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
2004;118:167-76

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
2004;19:963-8

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
2004;68:245-5

Maheswaran R, Elliott P
Stroke mortality associated with living near main roads in England and Wales - a geographical study.
Stroke
2003;68:245-5

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
2003;57:673-674

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
2003;138:534-41

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
2003;57:523-4

Bath PA, Craigs C, Maheswaran R, Raymond J, Willett P
Validation of graph-theoretical methods for pattern identification in public health datasets.
Health Informatics
2002;8:167-73

Brindley P, Maheswaran R
My favourite software: Geographic Information Systems.
J publ Health Med.
2002;24:149

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
2002;24:149

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
2002;31:375-82

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
2000;82:176-81

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.
Heart
1999;82:455-60

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
1999

Maheswaran R, Arnold RA, Jessop EG
Multiple myeloma in south Cumbria: prediction fulfilled.
J Epidemiol Community Health
1999;53:255

Maheswaran R, Davis S
Experience of an open referral system for stroke rehabilitation in the community.
Clin Rehabil
1998;12:155-61

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
1997;111:411-5

Maheswaran R, Elliott P, Strachan DP
Socioeconomic deprivation, ethnicity and stroke mortality in Greater London and South-East England.
J Epidemiol Community Health
1997;51:127-31

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
1997;51:121-6

Maheswaran R, Gill JS, Beevers DG
Blood pressure and industrial lead exposure.
Am J Epidemiol
1993;137:645-53

Maheswaran R, Beevers M, Beevers DG
Effectiveness of advice to reduce alcohol consumption in hypertensive patients.
Hypertension
1992;19:79-84

Maheswaran R, Gill JS, Davies P, Beevers DG
High blood pressure due to alcohol - a rapidly reversible effect.
Hypertension
1992;19:79-84

Beevers DG, Maheswaran R, Potter JF
Alcohol, blood pressure and antihypertensive drugs
J Clin Pharm Ther
1990;15:395-7

Maheswaran R, Beevers DG, Kendall MJ, Davies P
The interaction of alcohol and beta-blockers in arterial hypertension.
J Clin Pharm Ther
1990;15:405-10

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
1988;1:33-7

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
1988;12:160-3

Bennett P, Anderson W, Carroll D, Maheswaran R, Zezulka AV, Beevers DG
Clinical evaluation of the Pollonex BP-850 automatic sphygmomanometer.
Int J Psychophysiol
1988;12:160-3

Beevers DG, Maheswaran R
Does alcohol cause hypertension or pseudohypertension?
Proc Nutr Soc
1988;47:111-4

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

Patel HT, Maheswaran R, Potter JF, Beevers DG
Alcohol as a cause of raised blood pressure.
Indo-Europ Med J
1987;2:13-4

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
1986;2:172-8

Maheswaran R, Bramble MG, Hardisty CA
Massive digoxin overdose - successful treatment with intravenous amiodarone.
BMJ
1983;287:292-3

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
2004

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