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


Documents from 2015


Can a barcode scanner for blood collection improve patient identification integrity in the emergency department? A prospective before-and-after study, David Spain, Julia Crilly, John Pierce, Michael Steele, Paul Scuffham, and Gerben Keijzers

Pilot study on virtual imaging for patient information on radiotherapy planning and delivery, J Sule_Suso, S Finney, J Bisson, S Hammersley, S Jassel, R Knight, C Hicks, Sally Sargeant, K Lam, J Belcher, D Collins, R Bhana, R Adab, D O'Donovan, and A Moloney


How do the specialty choices and rural intentions of medical students from Bond University (a full-fee paying, undergraduate-level medical program) compare with other (Commonwealth Supported Places) Australian medical students?, Edward Teo, Kathleen Lockhart, Jennifer Pushparajah, David Waynforth, and Janie Smith

Effect of a 4-week weight maintenance diet on circulating hormone levels: implications for clinical weight loss trials, The University of Sydney, I Evans, R Wood, R Seimon, N King, and Nuala Byrne

Prevalence of attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Rae Thomas, Sharon Sanders, Jenny A. Doust, Elaine Beller, and Paul Glasziou

Acute and Late Bowel Toxicity in Radiotherapy Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review, D Tromp and David Christie

Predicting the effects of blood pressure-lowering treatment on major cardiovascular events for individual patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus results from action in diabetes and vascular disease: Preterax and Diamicron MR controlled evaluation, Joep van der Leeuw, Frank L. Visseren, Mark Woodward, Sophia Zoungas, Andre-Passcal Kengne, Yolanda van der Graaf, Paul Glasziou, Pavel Hamet, Stephen MacMahon, Neil Poulter, Diederick E. Grobbee, and John Chalmers


Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children (Review), Roderick P. Venekamp, Sharon Sanders, Paul Glasziou, Chris del Mar, and Maroeska Rovers


Reduced birth intervals following the birth of children with long-term illness: evidence supporting a conditional evolved response, David Waynforth

Reliability of a cycle ergometer peak power test in running-based team sport athletes A technical report, George Wehbe, Tim J. Gabbett, Timothy Hartwig, and Chris McLellan

Do patients undergoing physical testing report pain intensity reliability, Stephen White, Peter J. McNair, Mark Laslett, and Wayne Hing

Strongman vs. traditional resistance training effects on muscular function and performance, Paul W. Winwood, John B. Cronin, Logan Posthumus, Steven Finlayson, Nicholas Gill, and Justin Keogh

A new measure of toddler parenting practices and associations with attachment and mothers' sensitivity, competence, and enjoyment of parenting, Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck, Haley Webb, Rae Thomas, and Stefanie Klag

Follow-up of blood-pressure lowering and glucose control in type 2 diabetes, Sophia Zoungas, John Chalmers, Bruce Neal, Laurent Billot, Qiang Li, Yoichiro Hirakawa, Hisatomi Arima, Helen Monaghan, Rohini Joshi, Stephen Colagiuri, Mark Cooper, Paul Glasziou, Diederick E. Grobbee, Pavel Hamet, Stephen Harrap, Simon Heller, Liu Lisheng, Giuseppe Mancia, Michel Marre, David Matthews, Carl-Erik Mogensen, Vlado Perkovic, Neil Poulter, Anthony Rodgers, Brian Williams, Stephen MacMahon, Anushka Patel, and Mark Woodward

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


Evaluation of faculty: Are medical students and faculty on the same page?, Elhadi Aburawi, Michelle Mclean, and Sami Shaban

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

Does a single dose of intravenous dexamethasone reduce symptoms in emergency department patients with low back pain and Radiculopathy (SEBRA)? A double-blind randomised controlled trial, Ravichandra Balakrishnamoorthy, Isabelle Horgan, Siegfried Perez, Michael Steele, and Gerben Keijzers

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


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


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


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, Paul Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery


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, Paul 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

Clinical features, management, and prognosis of an international series of 161 patients with limited-stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the bone (the IELSG-14 study), Marta Bruno-Ventre, Andres Ferreri, Mary Gospodarowicz, Silvia Govi, Carlo Messina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Yeon Park, Giovanni Martinelli, Emma Taylor, Helen Lucraft, Angela Hong, Lydia Scarfo, Emmanuele Zucca, and David Christie


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


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

Shoulder pain and dysfunction in young surf lifesavers, Josh Carter, Nick Marshall, and Allan Abbott

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


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


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


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


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


Reproducibility of fatmax and fat oxidation rates during exercise in recreationally trained males, Ilaria Croci, Fabio Borrani, Nuala Byrne, Rachel Wood, Ingrid Hickman, Xavier Chenevie` re, and David Malatesta

Fat oxidation over a range of exercise intensities: fitness versus fatness, Ilaria Croci, Ingrid Hickman, Rachel Wood, Fabio Borrani, Graeme Macdonald, and Nuala Byrne

Association between body fatness and measures of muscular endurance among part-time swat officers, J Dawes, Rob Orr, Craig Elder, and Carolyn Rockwell


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


Optimal strategies for identifying kidney disease in diabetes: properties of screening tests, progression of renal dysfunction and impact of treatment- systematic review and modelling of progression and cost-effectiveness, Andrew J. Farmer, Richard Stevens, Jennifer Hirst, Tom Lung, Jason Oke, Philip Clarke, Andrew Neil, Paul Glasziou, David Dunger, Helen Colhourn, Christopher Pugh, Germaine Wong, Rafael Perera, and Brian Shine

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


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

Intracranial subdural empyema: A 10-Year case series, Heath French, Nathan Schaefer, Gerben Keijzers, David Barison, and Sarah Olson

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, Paul Glasziou, Les Irwig, Adrienne Kirby, Andrew Tonkin, and John Simes


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


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

The clinical features, management and prognosis of primary and secondary indolent lymphoma of the bone: A retrospective study of the international extranodal lymphoma study group (IELSG #14 study), Silvia Govi, David Christie, Carlo Messina, Marta Bruno-Ventre, Elias Medina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Yeon Park, Giovanni Martinelli, Emma Taylor, Helen Lucraft, Veronika Ballova, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and Andres Ferreri

The clinical features, management and prognosis of primary and secondary indolent lymphoma of the bone: A retrospective study of the international extranodal lymphoma study group (IELSG #14 study), Silvia Govi, David R.H. Christie, Silvia Mappa, Emerenziana Marturano, Marta Bruno-Ventre, Carlo Messina, Elias Medina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Yeon Park, Barbara Pro, Jayasingham Jayamohan, Nick Pavlakis, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and Andres Ferreri


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


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, Shelley A. Evans, Rachel A. Adams, and Christian Cobbold

Childhood obesity in asia: The value of accurate body composition methodology, Andrew Hills, Najat Mokhtar, Sharon Brownie, and Nuala Byrne

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


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


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


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


Better reporting of interventions: Template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide, Tammy Hoffmann, Paul 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


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


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 Paul Glasziou

Acute exercise and gastric emptying: A meta-analysis and implications for appetite control, Katy Horner, Matthew Schubert, Ben Desbrow, Nuala Byrne, and Neil King


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, Jeremy Howick, Jochen Cals, Caroline Jones, Christopher P. Price, Annette Pluddermann, Carl J. Heneghan, Marjolein Berger, Frank Buntix, John Hickner, Wilson Pace, Tony Badrick, Ann Van den Bruel, Caroline Laurence, Henk Van Weert, Evie Van Severen, Adriana Parrella, and Matthew J. Thompson

Revenue effects of practice nurse-led care for chronic diseases, Richard Iles, Diann S. Eley, Desley Hegney, Elizabeth Patterson, Jacqui Young, Chris Del Mar, Robyn L. Synnott, and Paul Scuffham


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


Implementation of a blended learning approach to teaching evidence based practice: A protocol for a mixed methods study, Dragan Ilic, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paul 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, Jan Imgenberg, Bernd Rolauffs, Alan J. Grodzinsky, Michael Schünke, and Bodo Kurz


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, Paul 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


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

Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults and children (Review), Tom Jefferson, Mark Jones, Peter Doshi, Chris Del Mar, Rokuro Hama, Matthew J. Thompson, Elizabeth Spencer, Igho Onakpoya, Kamal Mahtani, David Nunan, Jeremy Howick, and Carl J. Heneghan

Does health literacy affect patients’ receipt of preventative primary care? A multilevel analysis, Chandni Joshi, Upali Jayasinghe, Sharon Parker, Chris Del Mar, Grant Russell, Jane Lloyd, Danielle Mazza, Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Mieke L. van Driel, Richard Taylor, and Mark F. Harris