Annette Plüddemann

Supernumerary Fellow

Senior Researcher

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Annette Plüddemann is a Senior Researcher in the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and tutor in the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM).  She is also the interim Course Director for the M.Sc. in Evidence-based Health Care. Her research identifies and assesses the evidence for diagnostic technologies relevant to primary care. As part of the CEBM she teaches undergraduate and graduate students and is also co-ordinator of the Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Screening module, which forms part of the MSc in EBHC.

Recent publications:

Non-contact infrared thermometers for measuring temperature in children: primary care diagnostic technology update. Wang K, Gill P, Wolstenholme J, Price CP, Heneghan C, Thompson M, Plüddemann A. Br J Gen Pract. 2014 Oct;64(627):e681-3.

Current and future use of point-of-care tests in primary care: an international survey in Australia, Belgium, The Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Howick J, Cals JW, Jones C, Price CP, Plüddemann A, Heneghan C, Berger MY, Buntinx F, Hickner J, Pace W, Badrick T, Van den Bruel A, Laurence C, van Weert HC, van Severen E, Parrella A, Thompson M. BMJ Open. 2014 Aug 8;4(8):e005611.

Clinical prediction rules in practice: review of clinical guidelines and survey of GPs. Plüddemann A, Wallace E, Bankhead C, Keogh C, Van der Windt D, Lasserson D, Galvin R, Moschetti I, Kearley K, O’Brien K, Sanders S, Mallett S, Malanda U, Thompson M, Fahey T, Stevens R. Br J Gen Pract. 2014 Apr;64(621):e233-42.

Autoimmune markers for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis in primary care: primary care diagnostic technology update. Mahtani KR, Miller A, Rivero-Arias O, Heneghan C, Price CP, Thompson M, Plüddemann A, Luqmani R. Br J Gen Pract. 2013 Oct;63(615):553-4.

Primary care clinicians’ attitudes towards point-of-care blood testing: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Jones CH, Howick J, Roberts NW, Price CP, Heneghan C, Plüddemann A, Thompson M. BMC Fam Pract. 2013 Aug 14;14(1):117.

Point-of-care testing for coeliac disease: primary care diagnostic technology update. Khangura J, Van den Bruel A, Perera R, Heneghan C, Price CP, Wolstenholme J, Thompson M, Plüddemann A. Br J Gen Pract. 2013 Jun;63(611):e426-8.

Emerging diagnostic technologies in primary care: what’s on the horizon? Thompson M, Plüddemann A, Price CP, Heneghan C. Br J Gen Pract. 2013 Apr;63(609):177-8.