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


Documents from 2016


Assessing the reliability of ultrasound imaging to examine radial nerve excursion, Ben Kasehagen, Richard F. Ellis, Grant Mawston, Scott Allen, and Wayne F. Hing


Recombinant human growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 do not affect mitochondrial derived highly reactive oxygen species production in peripheral blood mononuclear cells under conditions of substrate saturation in-vitro., James Keane, Lotti Tajouri, and Bon Gray


Epidemiology, prehospital care and outcomes of patients arriving by ambulance with dyspnoea: An observational study., Anne Maree Kelly, Anna Holdgate, Gerben Keijzers, Sharon Klim, Colin A. Graham, Simon Craig, Win Sen Kuan, Peter Jones, Charles Lawoko, and Said Laribi

An observational study of dyspnoea in emergency departments: The Asia, Australia, and New Zealand Dyspnoea in Emergency Departments Study (AANZDEM), Anne Maree Kelly, Gerben Keijzers, Sharon Klim, Colin A Graham, Simon Craig, Win Sen Kuan, Peter Jones, Anna Holdgate, Charles Lawoko, and Said Laribi


Testosterone differentially regulates targets of lipid and glucose metabolism in liver, muscle and adipose tissues of the testicular feminised mouse, Daniel M Kelly, Samia Akhtar, Donna J Sellers, Vakkat Muraleedharan, Kevin S Channer, and T Hugh Jones

The effect of dietary sodium modification on blood pressure in adults with systolic blood pressure less than 140 mmHg: A systematic review, Jaimon Kelly, Saman Khalesi, Kacie Dickinson, Sonia Hines, Jeff S Coombes, and Alwyn S Todd

Evolution of smart devices and human movement apps: Recommendations for use in sports science education and practice, Justin Keogh, Hugo Espinosa, and Josphine Grigg


Examining evidence based resistance plus balance training in community-dwelling older adults with complex health care needs: Trial protocol for the Muscling Up Against Disability project., Justin W L Keogh, Tim Henwood, Paul Gardiner, Anthony Tuckett, Brent Hodgkinson, and Kevin Rouse

The epidemiology of injuries across the weight-training sports, Justin W L Keogh and Paul W Winwood

Identification of carboxypeptidase X (CPX)-1 as a positive regulator of adipogenesis, Yu-Hee Kim, Johanna L Barclay, Jingjing He, Xiao Luo, Hayley M O'Neill, Sahar Keshvari, Julie A Webster, Choaping Ng, Louise J Hutley, Johannes B Prins, and Jonathan P Whitehead

Carboxypeptidase X-1 (CPX-1) is a secreted collagen-binding glycoprotein, Yu-Hee Kim, Hayley O'Neill, and Jonathan Whitehead

Early and intensive dietary counseling in lung cancer patients receiving (chemo)radiotherapy, Nicole Kiss, Elizabeth Isenring, Karla Gough, Greg Wheeler, Andrew Wirth, Belinda A. Campbell, and Meinir Krishnasamy

A smartphone app for increasing live organ donation, K Kumar, E A King, A D Muzaale, J M Konel, Katrina A. Bramstedt, A B Massie, D L Segev, and A M Cameron

The donor application: Utilizing social media to identify potential live donors, Komal Kumar, Abimereki Muzaale, Elizabeth King, Mary Bowring, Johanthan Konel, Allan Massie, Greg Segal, Jenna Arnold, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Dorry Segev, and Andrew Cameron

Initiation of insulin pump therapy in children at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes resulted in improved long-term glycemic control, Eunice G. Lang, Bruce R. King, Malcolm N. Miller, Sandra V. Dunn, Darrell A. Price, and Deborah C. Foskett

Meal replacements as a strategy for weight loss in obese hemodialysis patients, Annie-Claude M. Lassemillante, Veronica Oliver, Ingrid Hickman, Eryn Murray, and Katrina Campbell


Consumer concerns about paracetamol: A retrospective analysis of a medicines call centre., Stephanie M Lau, Treasure M McGuire, and Mieke L van Driel

Starchy liquid burns do not have worse outcomes in children relative to hot beverage scalds., Jordan M Lavigne, Bhaveshkumar Patel, Kellie Stockton, and Craig A McBride


Addressing resistance to antibiotics in systematic reviews of antibiotic interventions, Leonard Leibovici, Mical Paul, Paul Garner, David J. Sinclair, Arash Afshari, Nathan Leon Pace, Nicky Cullum, Hywel C. Williams, Alan Smyth, Nicole Skoetz, Chris del Mar, Anne G M Schilder, Dafna Yahav, and David Tovey


PREPARE: Pre-surgery physiotherapy for patients with degenerative lumbar spine disorder: A randomized controlled trial protocol, Yvonne Lindbäck, Hans Tropp, Paul Enthoven, Allan Abbott, and Birgitta Oberg

The effect of distal femoral resection on fixed flexion deformity in total knee arthroplasty, David W. Liu, James F. Reidy, and Elaine Beller

2-Oxo-1,2-dihydropyridinyl-3-yl amide-based GPa inhibitors: Design, synthesis and structure-activity relationship study, Wendy Loughlin, Ian Jenkins, David N. Karis, Stephanie Schweiker, and Peter C. Healy

Increasing protein distribution has no effect on changes in lean mass during a rugby preseason, Kristen Mackenzie-Shalders, Neil A. King, Nuala Byrne, and Gary Slater

Response to interferon-beta treatment in multiple sclerosis patients: A genome-wide association study., S Mahurkar, M Moldovan, V Suppiah, M Sorosina, F Clarelli, G Liberatore, S Malhotra, X Montalban, A Antigüedad, M Krupa, V G Jokubaitis, F C McKay, P N Gatt, M J Fabis-Pedrini, V Martinelli, G Comi, J Lechner-Scott, A G Kermode, M Slee, B V Taylor, K Vandenbroeck, M Comabella, F M Boneschi, ANZgene consortium inc Lotti Tajouri (Bond University), and C King


Protein-energy malnutrition in the rehabilitation setting: Evidence to improve identification, Skye Marshall


Responsibility and quality of life: Nutritionrelated roles of family carers superheros, Skye Marshall, Dianne P Reidlinger, Adrienne Young, and Elizabeth Isenring

The nutrition and food-related roles, experiences and support needs of female family carers of malnourished older rehabilitation patients., Skye Marshall, Dianne P. Reidlinger, Adrienne Young, and Elizabeth Isenring


Nutrition screening in geriatric rehabilitation: Criterion (concurrent and predictive) validity of the malnutrition screening tool and the mini nutritional assessment−short form, Skye Marshall, Adrienne Young, Judith Bauer, and Elizabeth Isenring

Attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of Australia dietitians regarding dietary supplements: A cross-sectional survey, Wolfgang Marx, Nicole Kiss, Daniel McKavanagh, and Elisabeth Isenring

Mould-sensitized adults have lower Th2 cytokines and a higher prevalence of asthma than those sensitized to other aeroallergens., M C Matheson, J C Reece, R K Kandane-Rathnayake, M L K Tang, J A Simpson, I H Feather, M C Southey, H Tsimiklis, J L Hopper, S C Morrison, G G Giles, E H Walters, and S C Dharmage


Walking the tightrope: Communicating overdiagnosis in modern healthcare, Kirsten McCaffery, Jesse Jansen, Laura D. Scherer, Hazel Thornton, Jolyn Hersch, Stacy L. Carter, Alexandra Barratt, Stacey Sheridan, Ray Moynihan, Jo Waller, John Brodersen, Kristen Pickles, and Adrian Edwards

Delayed antibiotic prescribing strategies—Time to implement?, Amanda McCullough and P. Glasziou

Behavior change theory, content and delivery of interventions to enhance adherence in chronic respiratory disease: A systematic review, Amanda McCullough, Cristin Ryan, Christopher Macindoe, Nathan Yii, Judy Bradley, Brenda O'Neill, Stuart Elborn, and Carmel Hughes

Introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis, Joanne E. McKenzie, Elaine M. Beller, and Andrew B. Forbes


Factors influencing general practitioners' decisions about cardiovascular disease risk reassessment: Findings from experimental and interview studies, Shannon McKinn, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Matthew So, Les Irwig, Jenny Doust, Paul Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery

From being a nurse to becoming a 'different' doctor, Michelle Mclean

Problem-based learning in undergraduate medicine: Perspectives, challenges and approaches, Michelle Mclean

How we capitalised on casual PBL facilitators’ expertise and experience to add value to our medical programme, Michelle Mclean and Cecilia Arrigoni


"It's a mind-changing game!": Health professional educators working abroad, Michelle Mclean, Ana Da Silva, Stella Major, and Judy McKimm


Benzodiazepines, Kevin McNamara


Mycobacterium chelonae associated with rapid erosion of non-sutured laparoscopic gastric band, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, and Michael Whitby

Carbon dioxide versus air insufflation for elective colonoscopy: A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, Rossita M. Yunus, and Shahjahan Khan

Suture cruroplasty versus prosthetic hiatal herniorrhaphy for large hiatal hernia: A meta-analys is and syste matic review of randomiz ed controlled trials, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, and Shahjahan Khan

The relationship between children's motor proficiency and health-related fitness., Nikki Milne, Gary M Leong, and Wayne Hing

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate a physiotherapy-led functional exercise programme after total hip replacement, Brenda Monaghan, Patricia Cunningham, Paul Harrington, Wayne F. Hing, Catherine Blake, D O'Dohertya, and Tara Cusack

Professional attributes of the emerging academic dietetic educator workforce in Australia, Kate Morgan and Roger Hughes

Research and evaluation competency expectations for allied health graduates in Australia: A Delphi study among allied health academics, Kate Morgan and Roger Hughes


5-HT2A receptor enhancement of contractile activity of the porcine urothelium and lamina propria, Christian Moro, Lily Edwards, and Russ Chess-Williams


Caution! Diagnosis creep, Ray Moynihan

Overdiagnosis and overtreatment: Beware of guidelines with expanded disease definition, Ray Moynihan


Preventing overdiagnosis – winding back the harms of too much medicine, Ray Moynihan

Individual and combined effects of acute and chronic running loads on injury risk in elite Australian footballers, N. B. Murray, Tim J. Gabbett, A. D. Townshend, B. T. Hulin, and Christopher McLellan


What do health consumers want to know about childhood vaccination?, Marnix Mus, Treasure McGuire, Laura Deckx, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, and Mieke van Driel

Blood pressure targets in primary care, Christiane Muth, Marjan van den Akker, and Paul P. Glasziou

Strategic Management, Danny O'Brien and Ben Corbett


Process evaluation of a patient-centred, patientdirected, group-based education program for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, Kate Odgers-Jewell, Elisabeth Isenring, Rae Thomas, and Dianne P Reidlinger

Urinary alkalisation for symptomatic uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women (Review), Dermot B. O'Kane, Sameer Dave, Neel Gore, Farhaan Patel, Tammy Hoffmann, Jeanne L. Trill, and Chris del Mar

Ultrasound imaging of the distal radioulnar joint: A new method to assess ulnar radial translation in forearm rotation., C E Oldfield, M R Boland, D Greybe, and Wayne Hing

The effect of a seven-week exercise program on golf swing performance and musculoskeletal measures, Mico H. Olivier, Sean A. Horan, Kerrie A. Evans, and Justin W. L. Keogh

Implementation of an ability based training program in police force recruits, Rob Orr, Kelsie Ford, and Michael Stierli

Late postoperative complications in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB): Meta-analysis and systematic review, Emma Osland, Rossita M Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Postoperative early major and minor complications in Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Astrectomy (LVSG) versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) procedures: A meta-analysis and systematic review, Emma Osland, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Tareq Alodat, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Diabetes improvement and resolution following laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy (LVSG) versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) procedures: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Emma Osland, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Acupuncture in Australia, Jack O'Sullivan, Chris del Mar, Alex Barnes, and Loretta Marron

In-vivo organ engineering: Perfusion of hepatocytes in a single liver lobe scaffold of living rats., Jun Pan, Sheng Yan, Jun-Jie Gao, Ying-Ying Wang, Zhong-Jie Lu, Chen-Wei Cui, Yao-Hui Zhang, Yan Wang, Xue-Qin Meng, Lin Zhou, Hai-Yang Xie, Jessica Zheng, Ming H Zheng, and Shu-Sen Zheng


Circulating microrna responses between 'high' and 'low' responders to a 16-wk diet and exercise weight loss intervention, Evelyn Parr, Donny M. Camera, Luise M. Burke, Stuart Phillips, Vernon Coffey, and John A. Hawley

A randomized trial of high-dairy-protein, variable-carbohydrate diets and exercise on body composition in adults with obesity, Evelyn Parr, Vernon Coffey, Luise E. Cato, Stuart Phillips, Luise M. Burke, and John A. Hawley


A rare anomaly of the human spleen with nine notches associated with multiple accessory spleens. A case study, hypothesis on origin and review of clinical significance, Thanya I. Pathirana, Matthew Barton, Mark George, Mark Forwood, and Sujeewa P W Palagama


Development and validation of the guideline for reporting evidence-based practice educational interventions and teaching (GREET)., Anna C Phillips, Lucy K Lewis, Maureen P McEvoy, James Galipeau, Paul Glasziou, David Moher, Julie K Tilson, and Marie T Williams

Women's questions about medicines in pregnancy - An analysis of calls to an Australian national medicines call centre., Eva L Pijpers, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Treasure M McGuire, Laura Deckx, Wendy Brodribb, and Mieke L van Driel


What do consumers want to know about drugs (medication and lifestyle) in their pregnancy journey?, Eva L Pijpers, Treasure McGuire, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Laura Deckx, Wendy Brodribb, and Mieke van Driel

Best practice pathology collection in Australia, Victoria Pilbeam, Lee Ridoutt, and Tony Badrick

Ten-year follow up of graduates from the Aspiring Dietitians Study: Implications for dietetic workforce development, Hayley Plint, Lauren Ball, Roger Hughes, and Ben Desbrow

Tapering practices of New Zealand's elite raw powerlifters, Hayden Pritchard, David A. Tod, Matthew J. Barnes, Justin Keogh, and Michael R. McGuigan

Autism in toddlers born very preterm, Margo A. Pritchard, Therese de Dassel, Elaine Beller, Fiona Bogossian, Linda Johnston, Jessica Paynter, Santo Russo, and James Scott

Topographic anatomy of the great auricular point: Landmarks for its localization and classification., Athanasios Raikos, Thomas English, Omar Khalid Yousif, Mandeep Sandhu, and Allan Stirling


Systemic corticosteroids for acute otitis media in children, Respati W. Ranakusuma, Yupitri Pitoyo, Eka D. Safitri, Sarah Thorning, Elaine Beller, Sudigdo Sastroasmoro, and Chris del Mar


A comparison of the performance of seven key bibliographic databases in identifying all relevant systematic reviews of interventions for hypertension, John Rathbone, Matt Carter, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul P. Glasziou

Pre-clinical medical students' perceptions of their patient safety skills in a simulated emergency department, Eliane Raymond-Dufresne, Victoria Brazil, Patricia Johnson, and Tracy Nielson


The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: The age at heart trial, Karin Ried, Nikolaj Travica, and Avni Sali

3D photography is a reliable method of measuring infantile haemangioma volume over time, Sarah A. Robertson, Roy M. Kimble, Kristen J. Storey, Emma L. Gee Kee, and Kellie Stockton

Smoke and mirrors: unanswered questions and misleading statements obscure the truth about organ sources in China, Wendy A. Rogers, Torsten Tray, Maria A. Fiatarone Singh, Madeleine Bridgett, Katrina A. Bramstedt, and Jacob Lavee

Synbiotics easing renal failure by improving gut microbiology (SYNERGY): A randomized trial, Megan Rossi, David W. Johnson, Mark Morrison, Elaine Pascoe, Jeff Coombes, Josephine M. Forbes, Cheuk-Chun Szeto, Brett McWhinney, Jacobus P J Ungerer, and Katrina Campbell

Commercial very low energy meal replacements for preoperative weight loss in obese patients: A systematic review, Lynda J. Ross, Siobhan Wallin, Emma Osland, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Do we really know what they were testing? Incomplete reporting of interventions in randomised trials of upper limb therapies in unilateral cerebral palsy., Leanne Sakzewski, Sarah Reedman, and Tammy Hoffmann


Next-generation sequencing reveals broad down-regulation of microRNAs in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis CD4+ T cells., Katherine A Sanders, Miles C Benton, Rod A Lea, Vicki E Maltby, Susan Agland, Nathan Griffin, Rodney J Scott, Lotti Tajouri, and Jeannette Lechner-Scott

Applying positioning theory to examine interactions between simulated patients and medical students: A narrative analysis, Sally Sargeant, Michelle Mclean, Patricia Green, and Patricia Johnson


Enhancing cultural awareness education for undergraduate medical students: Initial findings from a unique cultural immersion activity, Sally Sargeant, Janie Smith, and Shannon Springer


Is Australia ready to implement delayed prescribing in primary care? A review of the evidence, Lucy Sargent, Amanda McCullough, Chris del Mar, and John B. Lowe


Quality assessment of diagnosis and antibiotic treatment of infectious diseases in primary care: A systematic review of quality indicators., Laura Trolle Saust, Rikke Nygaard Monrad, Malene Hansen, Magnus Arpi, and Lars Bjerrum

Grip strength measurement: Towards a standardized approach in sarcopenia research and practice, L. A. Schaap, Benjamin Fox, Timothy Henwood, O Bruyere, J-Y Reginster, C Beaudart, F Buckinx, H Roberts, C Cooper, A Cherubini, G dell' Aquilla, M Maggio, and S Volpato

Laboratory-and field-based assessment of maximal aerobic power of elite stand-up paddle-board athletes, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, and Mike Climstein

Profiling the sport of stand-up paddle boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, and MIke Climstein


The physiological, musculoskeletal and psychological effects of stand up paddle boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne F. Hing, and Michael Climstein

The association between aspects of psychological resilience and subtypes of depression: Implications for focussed clinical treatment models, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, Emmanuel Jesulola, Kerry Fitzpatrick, and Linda L. Agnew

How to measure home blood pressure: Recommendations for healthcare professionals and patients, James sherman, Faline Howes, Geoffrey Head, Barry McGrath, Michael Stowasser, Markus Schlaich, Paul Glasziou, and Mark Nelson

Public health nutrition capacity: Assuring the quality of workforce preparation for scaling up nutrition programmes, Roger Shrimpton, Lisanne M. du Plessis, Helene Delisle, Sonia Blaney, Stephen J. Atwood, David Sanders, Barrie Margetts, and Roger Hughes


Ear discomfort in a competitive surfer, Vini Simas, James Furness, Wayne Hing, Rodney Pope, Joe Walsh, and Mike Climstein

Neurophysiological measurements of affected and unaffected motor cortex from a cross-sectional, multi-center individual stroke patient data analysis study, Marcel Simis, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Adam Kirton, Giovanni Pennisi, Rita Bella, Yun-Hee Kim, Naoyuki Takeuchi, Eman M. Khedr, Lynn M. Rogers, Richard Harvey, Satoko Koganemaru, Bulent Turman, Sultan Tarlaci, Rubens J. Gagliardi, and Felipe Fregni

Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT): Modified Delphi study., Susan C Slade, Clermont E Dionne, Martin Underwood, Rachelle Buchbinder, Belinda Beck, Kim Bennell, Lucie Brosseau, Leonardo Costa, Fiona Cramp, Edith Cup, Lynne Feehan, Manuela Ferreira, Scott Forbes, Paul P. Glasziou, Bas Habets, Susan Harris, Jean Hay-Smith, Susan Hillier, Rana Hinman, Ann Holland, Maria Hondras, George Kelly, Peter Kent, Gert-Jan Lauret, Audrey Long, Chris Maher, Lars Morso, Nina Osteras, Tom Peterson, Ros Quinlivan, Karen Rees, Jean-Philippe Regnaux, Marc Rietberg, Dave Saunders, Nicole Skoetz, Karen Sogaard, Tim Takken, Maurits van Tulder, Nicoline Voet, Lesley Ward, and Claire White