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

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Documents from 2013

Cracks in problem based learning: What is your action plan?, Samy A. Azer, Michelle Mclean, Hirotaka Onishi, Masami Tagawa, and Albert Scherpbier

Changing the way referring general practitioners request urinary albumin studies, Tony Badrick, Peter Hobson, and Damien Langguth

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The uncertainty of the eGFR, Tony Badrick and Peter Turner

Reflections on meta-analyses involving trials stopped early for benefit: Is there a problem and if so, what is it?, Dirk Bassler, Victor Montori, Matthias Briel, P. Glasziou, Stephen Walter, Tim Ramsay, and Gordon Guyatt

The effectiveness of a specialised oral nutrition supplement on outcomes in patients with chronic wounds: A pragmatic randomised study, Judith Bauer, Elizabeth Isenring, and Mary Waterhouse

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Are systematic reviews up-to-date at the time of publication?, Elaine Beller, Joyce Kee-Hsin Chen, Una Li-Hsiang Wang, and Paul Glasziou

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PRISMA for abstracts: Reporting systematic reviews in journal and conference abstracts, Elaine Beller, Paul P. Glasziou, Douglas G. Altman, Sally Hopewell, Hilda Bastian, Iain Chalmers, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Toby Lasserson, and David Tovey

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When to remeasure cardiovascular risk in untreated people at low and intermediate risk: Observational study, Katy J. L. Bell, Andrew Hayen, Les Irwig, Osamu Takahashi, Sachiko Ohde, and P. Glasziou

Evidence about effects of interventions, Sally Bennett and Tammy Hoffmann

Systematic reviews informing occupational therapy, Sally Bennett, Tammy Hoffmann, Annie McCluskey, Nicole Coghlan, and Leigh Tooth

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General practitioners' use of different cardiovascular risk assessment strategies: A qualitative study, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Shannon Mckinn, Les Irwig, J. Doust, P. Glasziou, Andrew Hayen, and Kirsten McCaffery

Impact of influenza across 27 public emergency departments in Australia: A 5-year descriptive study, Justin Boyle, Julia Crilly, Gerben Keijzers, Marianne Wallis, James Lind, Ross Sparks, and Louise Ryan

Family refusals of registered consents: the disruption of organ donation by double-standard surrogate decision-making, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Family refusals of registered consents: The disruption of organ donation by double-standard surrogate decision-making, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Harms and responsibilities associated with battery-operated implants (BOI): Who controls postmortem explantation?, Katrina A. Bramstedt

The silence of Good Samaritan kidney donation in Australia: a survey of hospital websites, Katrina A. Bramstedt and Sameer Dave

Natural killer cells in patients with severe chronic fatigue syndrome, Ekua Brenu, Sharni Hardcastle, Gunn Atkinson, Mieke Van Driel, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Kevin Ashton, Don Staines, and Sonja Marshall-Gradisnik

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Heat shock proteins and regulatory T cells, Ekua Brenu, Don Staines, Lotti Tajouri, Teilah Huth, Kevin Ashton, and Sonja Marshall-Gradisnik

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Shoulder pain in primary care: Diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination tests for non-traumatic acromioclavicular joint pain, Angela Cadogan, Peter J. McNair, Mark Laslett, and Wayne Hing

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The impact of load carriage on mobility and marksmanship of the tactical response officer, Simon D. Carlton, Rob Orr, Michael Stierli, and Patrick D. Carbone

Accrual to trans-Tasman radiation oncology group-sponsored trials 2010-2012, David H.R. Christie

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Constraints influencing sports wheelchair propulsion performance and injury risk, Emily Churton and Justin Keogh

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Research Review: Fragile beginnings - but how much is enough?, Michael Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Give someone enough rope?, Michael Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Self defence or art? You choose, Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Stretching for a good night's sleep?, Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh

OnabotulinumtoxinA significantly attenuates bladder afferent nerve firing and inhibits ATP release from the urothelium, Valerie Collins, Donna Daly, Marina Liaskos, Neil J. McKay, Christopher R. Chapple, Donna Sellers, and David Grundy

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A survey of resilience, burnout, and tolerance of uncertainty in Australian general practice registrars, Georga P.E. Cooke, Jenny A. Doust, and Michael C. Steele

Common general practice presentations and publication frequency, Georga Cooke, Lisa Valenti, P. Glasziou, and Helena Britt

The effects of a resistance-training program on strength, body composition and baseline hormones in male athletes training concurrently for rugby union 7’s, B T. Crewther, T Heke, and Justin Keogh

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Does milk cause constipation?, Elesa Crowley, Lauren Williams, Tim Roberts, Richard Dunstan, and Peter Jones

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The effects of a back-belt on lumbar disk deformation during stoop type lifting, Mark DeBeliso, Trish Sevene, Kent J. Adams, Chad Harris, Michael Climstein, and Joseph M. Berning

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Should we screen for prostate cancer? A re-examination of the evidence, Chris Del Mar, P. Glasziou, Geoffrey H. Hirst, Robert G. Wright, and Tammy Hoffmann

Information needs, asking questions, and some basics of research studies, Chris Del Mar, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul Glasziou

Behavioural nutrition: Strategies to promote healthy eating in adolescents, Tara Diversi

Medical research: Trial unpredictability yields predictable therapy gains, Benjamin Djulbegovic, Ambuj Kumar, Paul Glasziou, Branko Miladinovic, and Iain Chalmers

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Early intervention (mobilization or active exercise) for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (protocol), Katherine Doiron, Tammy Hoffmann, and Elaine Beller

Monitoring in clinical biochemistry, Jenny Doust and P. Glasziou

Is the problem that everything is a diagnosis?, Jenny Doust and Paul Glasziou

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Randomised controlled trial of an education and support package for stroke patients and their carers, Sally Eames, Tammy Hoffmann, Linda Worrall, Stephen Read, and Andrew Wong

Outcomes and opportunities: A nurse-led model of chronic disease management in Australian general practice, Diann S. Eley, Elizabeth Patterson, Jacqui Young, Paul Fahey, Chris Del Mar, Desley Hegney, Robyn L. Synnott, Rosemary Mahomed, Peter G. Baker, and Paul Scuffham

Social responsibility and Livestrong, Kevin Filo, Daniel Funk, and Danny O'Brien

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Understanding nutritional issues in the older person with cancer, Merran Findlay, Judith Bauer, Stephen Clarke, and Elizabeth Isenring

Effects of dexamethasone on mesenchymal stromal cell chondrogenesis and aggrecanase activity: Comparison of aggarose and self-assembling peptide scaffolds, Emily Florine, Rachel Miller, Ryan Porter, Bodo Kurz, and Alan J. Grodzinsky

Reducing waste from incomplete or unusable reports of biomedical research, P. Glasziou, Douglas G. Altman, P. Bossuyt, Isabelle Boutron, Mike Clarke, Steven Julious, Susan Michie, David Moher, and Elizabeth Wagner

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Too much medicine; too little care, Paul P. Glasziou, Ray Moynihan, Tessa Richards, and Fiona Godlee

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Exercise for acute respiratory infections (protocol), Antonio Jose Grande, Justin Keogh, Tammy Hoffmann, Chris Del Mar, and Maria S. Peccin

Achilles tendinopathy modulates force frequency characteristics of eccentric exercise, Nicole Grigg, Scott Wearing, John O'Toole, and James Smeathers

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James Cook University MBBS graduate intentions and intern destinations: A comparative study with other Queensland and Australian medical schools, Tarun Sen Gupta, Richard Murray, Richard Hays, and Torres Woolley

GRADE guidelines: 11. making an overall rating of confidence in effect estimates for a single outcome and for all outcomes, G. H. Guyatt, Andrew D. Oxman, Shahnaz Sultan, Jan Brozek, P. Glasziou, Pablo Alonso-Coello, David Atkins, Regina Kunz, Victor Montori, Roman Jaeschke, David Rind, Philipp Dahm, Elie A. Akl, Joerg Meerpohl, Gunn E. Vist, Elise Berliner, Susan Norris, Yngve Falck-Ytter, and Holger J. Schunemann

GRADE guidelines: 12. Preparing summary of findings tables-binary outcomes, Gordon Guyatt, Andrew D. Oxman, Nancy Santesso, M. Helfand, Gunn E. Vist, Regina Kunz, J. L. Brozek, Susan Norris, Joerg Meerpohl, Benjamin Djulbegovic, P. Alonso-Coello, Piet Post, Jason Busse, P. Glasziou, Robin Christensen, and Holger J. Schunemann

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Cost effectiveness of patient education for the prevention of falls in hospital: Economic evaluation from a randomized controlled trial, Terry P. Haines, Anne-Marie Hill, Keith D. Hill, Sandra G. Brauer, Tammy Hoffmann, Christopher Etherton-Beer, and Steven McPhail

Endurance and fatigue characteristics of the neck muscles in patients with cervical radiculopathy, Marie Halvorsen, Allan Abbott, Anneli Peolsson, and Asa Dedering

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Preventive evidence into practice (PEP) study: implementation of guidelines to prevent primary vascular disease in general practice protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial, Mark F. Harris, Jane Lloyd, John Litt, Mieke L. van Driel, Danielle Mazza, Grant Russell, Jane W. Smith, Chris Del Mar, Elizabeth Denny-Wilson, Sharon Parker, Yordanka Krastev, Upali W. Jayasinghe, Richard Taylor, Nick Zwar, Jinty Wilson, Helen Bolger-Harris, and Justine Waters

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Effects of visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure on macro vascular and micro vascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: The advance trial, Jun Hata, Hisatomi Arima, Peter Rothwell, Mark Woodward, Sophia Zoungas, Craig Anderson, Anushka Patel, Bruce Neal, P. Glasziou, Pavel Hamet, Giuseppe Mancia, Neil Poulter, Bryan Williams, Stephen MacMahon, and John Chalmers

Reference interval studies: what is the maximum number of samples recommended?, Robert C. Hawkins and Tony Badrick

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Utilisation of the healthcare system for authentic early experience placements, Richard Hays

Cardiovascular adenosine receptors: Expression, actions and interactions, John Patrick Headrick, Kevin Ashton, Roselyn B. Rose'Meyer, and Jason N. Peart

Acute response to hydrotherapy after a simulated game of rugby, Trevor Higgins, Melainie Cameron, and Mike Climstein

Evaluation of hydrotherapy, using passive tests and power tests, for recovery across a cyclic week of competitive rugby union, Trevor Higgins, Mike Climstein, and Melainie Cameron

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Circumstances of falls and falls-related injuries in a cohort of older patients following hospital discharge, Anne-Marie Hill, Tammy Hoffmann, and Terry P. Haines

Questions about prognosis: Examples of appraisals from different health professions, Tammy Hoffmann, Marilyn Baird, John W. Bennett, Malcolm Boyle, Jeff Coombes, Mark R. Elkins, Lisa Nissen, Sheena Reilly, Claire Rickard, and Sharon Sanders

Questions about the effects of interventions: Examples of appraisals from different health professions, Tammy Hoffmann, John W. Bennett, Malcolm Boyle, Jeff Coombes, Mark R. Elkins, Edzard Ernst, Angela Morgan, Lisa Nissen, Claire Rickard, Sharon Sanders, Alan Spencer, and Caroline Wright

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions, Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, and Chris Del Mar

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Introduction to evidence-based practice, Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, and Chris Del Mar

Clinical practice guidelines, Tammy Hoffmann and Heather Buchan

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Patients' expectations of acute low back pain management: Implications for evidence uptake, Tammy C. Hoffmann, Chris B. Del Mar, Jenny Strong, and Juliana Mai

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Poor description of non-pharmacological interventions: analysis of consecutive sample of randomised trials, Tammy Hoffmann, Chrissy Erueti, and Paul P. Glasziou

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Stroke care in Australia: Why is it stil the poor cousin of health care?, Tammy Hoffmann and Robert I. Lindley

Talking with patients about evidence, Tammy Hoffmann and Leigh Tooth

Can understanding mechanisms solve the problem of extrapolating from study to target populations (the problem of 'external validity')?, Jeremy Howick, P. Glasziou, and Jeffrey K. Aronson

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Problems with using mechanisms to solve the problem of extrapolation, Jeremy Howick, Paul P. Glasziou, and Jeffrey K. Aronson

Response of mature meniscal tissue to a single injurious compression and interleukin-1 in vitro, M Hufeland, M Schünke, Alan J. Grodzinsky, J Imgenberg, and Bodo Kurz

Aspirational competency expectations for public health nutritionists in Australia: A consensus study, Roger Hughes, Andrea Begley, and Heather Yeatman

Kinematics during lower extremity functional screening tests in young athletes - are they reliable and valid?, Patricia A. Hume, Wayne Hing, and C. Whatman

Patient satisfaction with nutrition services amongst cancer patients treated with autologous stem cell transplantation: A comparison of usual and extended care, Y C. Hung`, Judith Bauer, P Horsley, and Elizabeth Isenring

Developing physical capability standards that are predictive of success on special forces selection courses, Andrew P. Hunt, Rob Orr, and Daniel C. Billing

Embedding evidence-practice into routine clinical care, Scott Ian, Chris Del Mar, Tammy Hoffmann, and Sally Bennett

Malnutrition and falls risk in community-dwelling older adults, Elizabeth Isenring, Jannah Baker, and G Kerr

Nutritional counseling and nutritional supplements: a cornerstone of multidisciplinary cancer care for cachectic patients, Elizabeth Isenring and Laisa Teleni

Simulated surgical workshops enhance medical school students' preparation for clinical rotation, Patricia Johnson, Christine Sly, and Patrick H. Warnke

Induction of inflammatory cytokines and alteration of urothelial ATP, acetylcholine and prostaglandin E2 release by doxorubicin, Sung-Hung Kang, Russ Chess-Williams, Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie, and Catherine M. McDermott

Clinical research priorities in emergency medicine, Gerben Keijzers, Ogilvie Thom, David Taylor, and Jonathan Knott

Exercise and nutritional benefits for individuals with a spinal cord injury or amputation, Justin Keogh

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Quantitative assessment of quality of life in New Zealand prostate cancer survivors: the effect of androgen deprivation therapy, Justin Keogh, C U. Krägeloh, D Shepherd, C Ryan, S Osborne, J Masters, and R D. MacLeod

Perceptions of physically active men with prostate cancer on the role of physical activity in maintaining their quality of life: Possible influence of androgen deprivation therapy, Justin Keogh, Asmita Patel, Roderick D. MacLeod, and Jonathan Masters

Perceived barriers and facilitators to physical activity in men with prostate cancer: Possible influence of androgen deprivation therapy, J. W. L. Keogh, Asmita Patel, R D. MacLeod, and J Masters

Monitoring salivary melatonin concentrations in children with sleep disorders using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry, Sohil A. Khan, Rani George, Bruce Charles, Paul Taylor, Helen Heussler, David Cooper, Treasure McGuire, David Pache, and Ross Norris

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Assessing and presenting summaries of evidence in Cochrane Reviews, Miranda W. Langendam, Elie A. Akl, Philipp Dahm, Paul Glasziou, Gordon Guyatt, and Holger J. Schunemann

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Political drive to screen for pre-dementia: Not evidence based and ignores the harms of diagnosis, David Le Couteur, Jenny A. Doust, Helen Creasey, and Carol Brayne

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‘They will tell me if there is a problem’: Limited discussion between health professionals, older adults and their caregivers on falls prevention during and after hospitalization, Deng-Ching Angela Lee, Fiona McDermott, Tammy Hoffmann, and Terry P. Haines

Cardiovascular risk scores: qualitative study of how primary care practitioners understand and use them, Su May Liew, Clair Blacklock, Jenny Hislop, Paul Glasziou, and David Mant

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Clinical score and rapid antigen detection test to guide antiobiotic use for sore throats: Randomised controlled trial of PRISM (primary care streptoccal management), Paul Little, F.D.Richard Hobbs, Michael Moore, David Mant, Ian Williamson, Cliodna McNulty, Ying Edith Cheng, Geraldine Leydon, Richard J. McManus, Joanne Kelly, Jane Barnett, Paul Glasziou, and Mark Mullee

Do SmartSite antireflux valves limit the flow rate of 0.9% normal saline through intravenous cannulas?, David Liu and Gerben B. Keijzers

Synthesis and evaluation of C8- substituted 4.5-spiro lactams as Glycogen Phosphorylase a inhibitors, Wendy Loughlin, Stephanie Schweiker, Ian Jenkins, and Luke Henderson

The contribution of energy systems during the upper body wingate anaerobic test, Dale I. Lovell, Ava Kerr, Aaron Wiegand, Colin Solomon, Leonie Harvey, and Chris McLellan

Breastfeeding guidance in community pharmacies: The results of a mystery shopper study, Judith Maher and Roger Hughes

An exploratory investigation amongst Australian mothers regarding pharmacies and opportunities for nutrition promotion, Judith Maher, Roger Hughes, Claire Anderson, and John Lowe

Changes in insulin resistance and HbA1c are related to exercise-mediated changes in body composition in older adults with type 2 diabetes: Interim outcomes from the GREAT2DO Trial., Y. Mavros, S. Kay, K. A. Anderberg, M. Baker, Y. Wang, R. Zhao, J. Meiklejohn, MIke Climstein, Anthony John O'Sullivan, N. de Vos, Bernhard T. Baune, S. N. Blair, D. Simar, K. Rooney, N. Singh, and M. A. Fiatarone Singh

Alterations in acetylcholine, PGE2 and IL6 release from urothelial cells following treatment with pyocyanin and lipopolysaccharide, Catherine M. McDermott, Russ Chess-Williams, Kylie A. Mills, Sung-Hung Kang, Stef Farr, Gary D. Grant, Anthony V. Perkins, Andrew K. Davey, and Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie