Scholarly papers and presentations by staff in the Health Sciences and Medicine Faculty

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Documents from 2015

Depressive Symptoms and Adverse Outcomes from Hospitalization in Older Adults: Secondary Outcomes of a Trial of Falls Prevention Education, Terry P. Haines, Cylie Williams, Anne-Marie Hill, Steven McPhail, Keith Hill, Sandra G. Brauer, Tammy Hoffmann, and Christopher Etherton-Beer

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Antibiotic resistance: what can be done in primary care to alleviate the crisis?, Malene Hansen, Tammy Hoffmann, Amanda McCullough, Mieke van Driel, and Chris del Mar

Recovery of urothelial mediator release but prolonged elevations in interleukin-8 and nitric oxide secretion following mitomycin C treatment, Sung-Hung Kang, Russ Chess-Williams, Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie, and Catherine M. McDermott

Paradoxical effects of the autophagy inhibitor 3-methyladenine on docetaxel-induced toxicity in PC-3 and LNCaP prostate cancer cells, Rebecca Pickard, Briohny Spencer, Amelia J. McFarland, Nijole Bernaitis, Andrew K. Davey, Russ Chess-Williams, Catherine M. McDermott, Amanda Forbes, David H.R. Christie, and Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie

Documents from 2014

A novel, automated nutrition screening system as a predictor of nutritional risk in an oncology day treatment unit (ODT), J Abbott, L Teleni, D McKavanagh, A McCarthy, and Elizabeth Isenring

Preliminary investigations into triazole derived androgen receptor antagonists, Jarrad Altimari, Birunthi Niranjan, Gail Risbridger, Stephanie Schweiker, Anna Lohning, and Luke Henderson

Synthesis and preliminary investigations into novel 1,2,3-triazole-derived androgen receptor antagonists inspired by bicalutamide, Jarrad Altimari, Birunthi Niranjan, Gail Risbridger, Stephanie Schweiker, Anna Lohning, and Luke Henderson

Assessing the variation in the load that produces maximal upper-body power, Christos K. Argus, Nicholas D. Gill, Justin W. Keogh, and Will G. Hopkins

The relationship between measurement uncertainty and reporting interval, Tony Badrick and Robert C. Hawkins

Does registration of the medical science workforce deliver a competent profession?, Tony Badrick and Andrew St John

Experiences and nutrition support strategies in dementia care: Lessons from family carers, Lauren Ball, Sarah Jansen, Ben Desbrow, Kate Morgan, Wendy Moyle, and Roger Hughes

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Ambulatory blood pressure adds little to framingham risk score for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older men: Secondary analysis of observational study data, Katy J. L. Bell, Elaine Beller, Johan Sundström, Kevin McGeechan, Andrew Hayen, Les Irwig, Bruce Neal, and Paul Glasziou

Clinical supervisors and cultural competence, Gabriella Berger, Sheree Conroy, Anita Peerson, and Victoria Brazil

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The Functional Movement Screen as a Predictor of Tactical Athlete Performance, Claire Bock, M. Stierli, B. Hinton, and Robin M. Orr

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Communicating cardiovascular disease risk: An interview study of general practitioners' use of absolute risk within tailored communication strategies, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Shannon Mckinn, Les Irwig, J. Doust, P. Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery

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I don't believe it, but I'd better do something about it: Patient experiences of online heart age risk calculators, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Ben Newell, Les Irwig, P. Glasziou, Jenny Doust, University of Sydney, and Kirsten McCaffery

Portrait of Spain: Masterpices From the Prado, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Saving Mr Banks, Katrina A. Bramstedt

The Ethical Complexities of Transfusion-Free Medicine, Surgery and Research, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Trapped in my own labyrinth: Poetry spawned by vertigo, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Telemedicine as an ethics teaching tool for medical students within the nephrology curriculum, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Melissa Prang, Sameer Dave, Paul Nh Hung Shin, Amani Savy, and Richard Fatica

Past and future of emergency medicine education and training, Victoria Brazil

High-throughput sequencing of plasma MicroRNA in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, Ekua Brenu, Kevin Ashton, Jana Batovska, Don Staines, and Sonja Marshall-Gradisnik

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Tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis, Martin Burton, Paul Glasziou, Lee Yee Chong, and Roderick P. Venekamp

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Chest radiographs for acute lower respiratory tract infections, Amy Cao, J P. Choy, L Mohanakrishnan, R F. Bain, and Mieke van Driel

Is it feasible for patients to estimate their own 24 hour urine volume?, Amy Cao, Robert G. Wright, and Tony Badrick

The impact of load carriage on the marksmanship of the tactical police officer: A pilot study, Patrick D. Carbone, Simon D. Carlton, Michael Stierli, and Robin M. Orr

The impact of occupational load carriage on the mobility of the tactical police officer, Simon D. Carlton, Patrick D. Carbone, M. Stierli, and Rob Orr

The impact of occupational load carriage on carrier mobility: A critical review of the literature, Simon D. Carlton and Rob Orr

Effectiveness of paediatric asthma clinical pathways: A narrative systematic review, Kee-Hsin Chan, Chiehfen Chen, Hsueh-Erh Liu, Pei-Chuan Tzeng, and Paul Glasziou

ATP during early bladder stretch is important for urgency in detrusor overactivity patients, Ying Cheng, Kylie Mansfield, Wendy Allen, Russ Chess-Williams, Elizabeth Burcher, and Kate Moore

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Research Review: Exercise can be so demanding, Michael Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Effect of supervised, periodized exercise training versus self-direct training, Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Getting high for fitness, Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Shared decision making for acute respiratory infections in primary care (protocol), Peter Coxeter, Tammy Hoffmann, and Chris Del Mar

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Australian Army recruit training course length and recruit injury rates, G Dawson, R Broad, and Robin M. Orr

World Masters Games: North American Participant Medical and Health History Survey, Mark DeBeliso, Joe Walsh, Michael Climstein, Ian T. Heazlewood, Jyrki Kettunen, Trish Sevene, and Kent Adams

Evaluation of a curriculum initiative designed to enhance the research training of dietetics graduates, Ben Desbrow, Michael Leveritt, Michelle Palmer, and Roger Hughes

Evaluating stroke patients' awareness of risk factors and readiness to change stroke risk-related behaviors in a randomized controlled trial., Sally Eames, Tammy Hoffmann, and Nichola Phillips

Antibiotics for bronchiolitis in children under two years of age, Rebecca Farley, Geoffrey K.P. Spurling, Lars Eriksson, and Chris Del Mar

An empirical investigation of the role of camaraderie, cause, competency, and participation motives in the development of attachment to a charity sport event, Kevin Filo, Daniel Funk, and Danny O'Brien

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Perception and responses to different forms of aqua-based exercise among older adults with osteoarthritis, Alison Fisken, Deborah L. Waters, Wayne Hing, Michael Steele, and Justin Keogh

ERK1/2 activation modulates pyocyanin-induced toxicity in A549 respiratory epithelial cells, Amanda Forbes, Andrew K. Davey, Anthony V. Perkins, Gary D. Grant, Amelia J. McFarland, and Catherine M. McDermott

Relative and absolute reliability of functional performance measures for adults with dementia living in residential aged care., Benjamin Fox, Timothy Henwood, Christine Neville, and Justin Keogh

Retrospective Analysis of Chronic Injuries in Recreational and Competitive Surfers: Injury Location, Type, and Mechanism, James Furness, Wayne Hing, Allan Abbott, Joe Walsh, Jeremy Sheppard, and Mike Climstein

Common harms from amoxicillin: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials for any indication, Malcolm Gillies, Anggi Ranakusuma, Tammy Hoffmann, Sarah Thorning, Treasure McGuire, and Chris del Mar

Criteria for monitoring tests were described: validity, responsiveness, detectability of long-term change, and practicality, P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, Adrienne Kirby, Andrew Tonkin, and John Simes

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Which lipid measurement should we monitor? An analysis of the LIPID study, P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, Adrienne Kirby, Andrew Tonkin, and R J. Simes

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The effect of angiotensin converting enzyme genotype on aerobic capacity following high intensity interval training, Nicole Goddard, Matthew Baker, Tim Higgins, and Christian Cobbold

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Searching for randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews on exercise: A descriptive study, Antonio Jose Grande, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul Glasziou

Evaluation of Autism-Related Health Information on the Web, Nicole Grant, Sylvia Rodger, and Tammy Hoffmann

Methylation differences at the HLA-DRB1 locus in CD4+ T-cells are associated with multiple sclerosis, M Graves, Miles Benton, Rodney Lea, Michael Boyle, Lotti Tajouri, Donia MacArtney-Coxson, R Scott, and Jeannette Lechner-Scott

Endurance and fatigue characteristics in the neck muscles during sub-maximal isometric test in patients with cervical radiculopathy, Marie Halvorsen, Allan Abbott, Anneli Peolsson, and Asa Dedering

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Full medical program fees and medical student career intention, Richard Hays, Kathleen Lockhart, Ed Teo, Janie Smith, and David Waynforth

Ability of existing malnutrition screening tools to identify risk of starvation, sarcopenia and cachexia : A systematic review, Erin Healy, Alison Yaxley, Elizabeth Isenring, Elaine Bannerman, and Michelle Miller

Assessing sarcopenic prevalence and risk factors in residential aged care: Methodology and feasibility, Timothy Henwood, Justin Keogh, Natasha Reid, Will Jordan, and Hugh Senior

Heterogeneous responses of personalised high intensity interval training on type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease risk in young healthy adults, Tim Higgins, Matthew Baker, S Evans, R Adams, and Christian Cobbold

Brief training of student clinicians in shared decision making: A single-blind randomized controlled trial, Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, Clare Tomsett, and Chris del Mar

Brief training of student clinicians in shared decision making: A single-blind randomised controlled trial (in press), Tammy Hoffmann, S. Bennett, C Tonsett, and Chris Del Mar

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The connection between evidence-based medicine and shared decision making, Tammy C. Hoffmann, Victor Montori, and Chris del Mar

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Great expectations: our naïve optimism about medical care, Tammy Hoffmann and Chris del Mar

Patients expectation of the benefits and harms of treatments, screening, and tests: a systematic review, Tammy Hoffmann and Chris del Mar

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Reporting of interventions in randomised trials: An audit of journal instructions to authors, Tammy Hoffmann, Thomas English, and Paul P. Glasziou

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Better reporting of interventions: Template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide, Tammy Hoffmann, P. Glasziou, Isabelle Boutron, Ruairidh Milne, Rafael Perera, David Moher, Douglas G. Altman, Virginia Barbour, Helen Macdonald, Marie Johnston, Sarah Lamb, Mary Dixon-Woods, Peter McCulloch, Jeremy Wyatt, An-Wen Chan Phelan, and Susan Michie

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Shared decision making: What do clinicians need to know and why should they bother?, Tammy Hoffmann, France Légaré, Magenta Simmons, Kevin McNamara, Kirsten McCaffery, Lyndal J. Trevena, Ben Hudson, Paul Glasziou, and Chris del Mar

Communicating with parents and children about screening results, Tammy Hoffmann, Rae Thomas, and Chris Del Mar

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Cross-sectional analysis of the reporting of continuous outcome measures and clinical significance of results in randomized trials of non-pharmacological interventions, Tammy Hoffmann, Sarah Thomas, Paul Ng Hung Shin, and P. Glasziou

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Development and validation of the ACE tool: Assessing medical trainees' competency in evidence based medicine, Dragan Ilic, Rusli Bin Nordin, P. Glasziou, Julie Tilson, and Elmer Villanueva

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Implementation of a blended learning approach to teaching evidence based practice: A protocol for a mixed methods study, Dragan Ilic, Rusli Bin Nordin, P. Glasziou, Julie Tilson, and Elmer Villanueva

Estrogen reduces mechanical injury-related cell death and proteoglycan degradation in mature articular cartilage independent of the presence of the superficial zone tissue, J Imgenberg, Bernd Rolauffs, Alan J. Grodzinsky, M Schünke, and Bodo Kurz

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General practitioners' use of absolute risk versus individual risk factors in cardiovascular disease prevention: An experimental study, Jesse Jansen, Carissa Bonner, Shannon Mckinn, Les Irwig, P. Glasziou, Jenny Doust, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Andrew Hayen, Robin Turner, and Kirsten McCaffery

Nutrition and dementia care: Informing dietitic practice, Sarah Jansen, Lauren Ball, Ben Desbrow, Kate Morgan, Wendy Moyle, and Roger Hughes

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Risk of bias in industry-funded oseltamivir trials: Comparison of core reports versus full clinical study reports, Tom Jefferson, Mark Jones, Peter Doshi, Chris B. Del Mar, Rokuro Hama, Matthew Thompson, and Igho Onakpoya

Testosterone suppresses the expression of regulatory enzymes of fatty acid synthesis and protects against hepatic steatosis in cholesterol-fed androgen deficient mice, Daniel Kelly, Joanne Nettleship, Samia Akhtar, Samia Akhtar, Vakkat Muraleedharan, Donna Sellers, Jonathan Brooke, David McLaren, Kevin Channer, and T Hugh-Jones

Book Shelf [Review of the book Exercise for frail elders (2nd ed)], Justin Keogh

Kinematics of shot-put, discus and javelin throwing in paralympic athletes, Justin Keogh and Brendan Burkett

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Preliminary Kinematic Gait Analysis of a Strongman Event: The Farmers Walk., Justin Keogh, Anthony Kattan, Scott Logan, James Bensley, Che Muller, and Linda Powell

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Objective benefits, participant perceptions and retention rates of a New Zealand community-based, older-adult exercise programme, Justin Keogh, John Rice, Denise Taylor, and Andrew Kilding

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Physical and psychosocial function in residential aged-care elders: Effect of nintendo wii sports games, J. W. L. Keogh, N. Power, L. Wooller, P. Lucas, and C. Whatman

The effect of nutrition intervention in lung cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy: A systematic review, Nicole Kiss, Meinir Krishnasamy, and Liz Isenring

Practical applications of biomechanical principles in resistance training: Neuromuscular factors and relationships, Jason Lake, Paul A. Swinton, and Justin Keogh

Shoulder pain in primary care part 2: Predictors of clinical outcome to 12 months, Mark Laslett, Michael Steele, Wayne Hing, Peter J. McNair, and Angela Cadogan

Shoulder pain patients in primary care Part 1: Clinical outcomes over 12 months following standardized diagnostic workup, corticosteroid injections, and community based care, Mark Laslett, Michael Steele, Wayne Hing, Peter J. McNair, and Angela Cadogan

DNA barcoding of freshwater fishes and the development of a quantitative qPCR assay for the species-specific detection and quantification of fish larvae from plankton samples, William Loh, P Bond, Kevin Ashton, David Roberts, and I.R. Tibbetts

Biomedical research: Increasing value, reducing waste, Malcolm Macleod, Susan Michie, Ian Roberts, Ulrich Dirnagl, Iain Chalmers, John Ioannidis, Rustam Salman, An Wen Chan, and P. Glasziou

Community pharmacy as a setting for public health nutrition action: Australian nutritionists, Judith Maher, John Lowe, and Roger Hughes

Understanding community pharmacy intervention practice: Lessons from intervention researchers, Judith Maher, John Lowe, Roger Hughes, and Claire Anderson

The contribution of clinical placement to nutrition and dietetics competency development: A student-centred approach, Judith Maher, Fiona Pelly, Elizabeth Swanepoel, and Roger Hughes

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Can ginger ameliorate chemotherapy-induced nausea? Protocol of a randomized double blind, placebo-controlled trial, Wolfgang Marx, A McCarthy, Karin Reid, Luis Vitetta, D McKavanagh, Damien Thomson, Avni Sali, and Elizabeth Isenring

Reductions in C-Reactive protein in older adults with type 2 diabetes are related to improvements in body composition following a randomized controlled trial of resistance training, Yorgi Mavros, Shelley Kay, Kylie Simpson, Michael Baker, Yi Wang, Ren Zhao, Jacinda Meiklejohn, Mike Climstein, Anthony J. O'Sullivan, Nathan de Vos, Bernhard T. Baune, Steven Blair, David Simar, Keiron Rooney, Nalin Singh, and M. A. Fiatarone Singh

How we "breathed life" into problem-based learning cases using a mobile application, Michelle Mclean, Victoria Brazil, and Patricia Johnson

Medical educators working abroad: A pilot study of educators' experiences in the Middle East, Michelle Mclean, Judy McKimm, and Stella Major

Clinical features, management and prognosis of multifocal primary bone lymphoma: a retrospective study of the international extranodal lymphoma study group (the IELSG 14 study), Carlo Messina, Andres Ferreri, Silvia Govi, Marta Bruno-Ventre, Elias Gracia- Medina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Hee Y. Park, Barbara Pro, Jayasingham Jayamohan, Carlo Visco, Lydia Scarfo, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and David H.R. Christie

Redesigning workflow and staff competencies to deal with staff shortages in a regional laboratory, Jeff Milburn, Peter Turner, Sue Kehrer, and Tony Badrick

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Is there sufficient evidence for tuning fork tests in diagnosing fractures?, Kayalvili Mungunthan, Jenny Doust, Bodo Kurz, and Paul Glasziou

The serious and ongoing issue of needlestick in Australian healthcare settings, Cathryn Murphy

Current guidelines poorly address multimorbidity: Pilot of the interaction matrix method, Christiane Muth, Hanna Kirchner, Marjan van den Akker, Martin Scherer, and Paul Glasziou

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Movement orientated training for tactical personnel, R. Orr

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Optimizing the conditioning of new recruits, R. Orr

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Tactical Athletes, their profile, their injuries and their recovery, Robin M. Orr