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


Documents from 2016

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


Investigating myeloid development in the context of a spleen microenvironment, Christie Short, Helen O'Neill, and Jonathan Tan

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

Australia's rural, remote and Indigenous health, Janie Smith


Thinking outside the square – changing from an MBBS to an MD using innovation in an Australian medical school, Janie Smith, Patricia Johnson, and Elizabeth Edwards


Using Cultural Immersion in a first year undergraduate medical program in Australia, Janie Smith and Shannon Springer

A retrospective cohort study of QuickDASH scores for common acute trauma conditions presenting for hand therapy, Mikayla Southam, Susan Driessens, Christopher Burton, Rodney Pope, and Penelope Turnwald


Is this medication safe to use in breastfeeding?, Amelia Stephens, Wendy Brodribb, Treasure McGuire, and Laura Deckx


eHealth interventions for people with chronic kidney disease, Jessica K. Stevenson, Zoe C. Campbell, Angela C. Webster, Clara K. Chow, Katrina Campbell, and Vincent W S Lee


Blood pressure variability and cardiovascular disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis, Sarah L Stevens, Sally Wood, Constantinos Koshiaris, Kathryn Law, Paul Glasziou, Richard J Stevens, and Richard J McManus

Burkholderia pseudomallei rapidly infects the brain stem and spinal cord via the trigeminal nerve after intranasal inoculation, James A St John, Heidi Walkden, Lynn Nazareth, Kenneth W Beagley, Glen C Ulett, Michael R Batzloff, Ifor R Beacham, and Jenny A K Ekberg


Isometric thumb exertion induces B cell and T cell lymphocytosis in trained and untrained males: Physical aptitude determines response profiles, Adam M. Szlezak, Lotti Tajouri, James Keane, Siri L. Szlezak, and Clare Minahan


Decrease of DHEA-S concentration succeeding a micro-dose thumb exertion: Mood-state determinants reflect stress-biomarker responses, Adam M. Szlezak, Lotti Tajouri, Siri L. Szlezak, James Keane, and Clare L. Minahan

Herbal and nutrient complementary medicines for weight loss: community pharmacists’ practices, attitudes, recommendations, information and education needs, Meng-Wong Taing, Eunice Tze Xin Tan, Gail Williams, Alexandra Clavarino, and Treasure McGuire


Community pharmacist practices, attitudes, recommendations, information and education needs for herbal and nutrient complementary medicines for weight loss., Meng-Wong Taing, Eunice Tze Xin Tan, Gail M. Williams, Alexandra Clavarino, and Treasure McGuire

Exercise improves quality of life in androgen deprivation therapytreated prostate cancer: Systematic review of randomised controlled trials, Laisa Teleni, Raymond J. Chan, Alexandre Chan, Elizabeth Isenring, Ian Vela, Warrick J. Inder, and Alexandra McCarthy


CJCheck Stage 1: Development and testing of a checklist for reporting community juries - Delphi process and analysis of studies published in 1996-2015., Rae Thomas, Rebecca Sims, Chris Degeling, Jackie M Street, Stacy M Carter, Lucie Rychetnik, Jennifer A Whitty, Andrew Wilson, Paul Ward, and Paul Glasziou

Identifying and integrating consumer perspectives in clinical practice guidelines on autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease, Allison Tong, David Tunnicliffe, Pamela Lopez-Vargas, Andrew Mallett, Chirag Patel, Judy Savige, Katrina L. Campbell, Manish Patel, Michel Tchan, Stephen Alexander, Vincent Lee, Jonathan C. Craig, Robert Fassett, and Gopala K. Rangan

Clinician-targeted interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: an overview of systematic reviews (Protocol), Sarah K.G. Tonkin, Kay Wang, Oliver van Hecke, Nia W. Roberts, Amanda McCullough, Malene Hansen, Christopher C. Butler, and Chris Del Mar

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Jerry Tortora, Bryan Derrickson, Brendan Burkett, Danielle Dye, Julie Cooke, Tara Diversi, Mark McKean, Rebecca Mellifont, Latika Samalia, and Gregory Peoples

Impaired physical function associated with childhood obesity: How should we intervene?, Margarita D. Tsiros, Jonathan D. Buckley, Timothy Olds, Peter Howe, Andrew P. Hills, Jeff Walkley, Rachel Wood, Masaharu Kagawa, Anthony J. Shield, Lara Taylor, Sarah Shultz, Paul N. Grimshaw, Kaine Grigg, and Alison Coates


Different antibiotic treatments for group A streptococcal pharyngitis., Mieke L van Driel, An Im De Sutter, Hilde Habraken, Sarah Thorning, and Thierry Christiaens


A technique of improved medial meniscus visualization by anterior cruciate ligament graft placement in chronic anterior cruciate deficient knees, Christopher J. Vertullo, Lahann Wijenayake, and Jane E. Grayson

“ScreenIT”: Computerized screening of swallowing, nutrition and distress in head and neck cancer patients during (chemo) radiotherapy, Laurelie Wall, Bena Cartmill, Elizabeth Ward, Anne Hill, Elizabeth Isenring, Josh Byrnes, Suzanne Chambers, Jeff Dunn, Jodie Nixon, Jane Whelan, and Sandro Porceddu

Quantification of competitive game demands of NCAA division I college football players using global positioning systems, Aaron D. Wellman, Sam Coad, Grant C. Goulet, and Christopher P. McLellan


The epidemiology of injuries in Australian professional rugby union 2014 Super Rugby competition, Timothy Whitehouse, Rob Orr, Edward Fitzgerald, Simon Harries, and Christopher P. McLellan

The acute potentiating effects of heavy sled pulls on sprint performance, Paul W. Winwood, Logan Posthumus, John B. Cronin, and Justin Keogh


Reducing the psychosocial impact of aphasia on mood and quality of life in people with aphasia and the impact of caregiving in family members through the Aphasia Action Success Knowledge (Aphasia ASK) program: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial, Linda Worrall, Brooke Ryan, Kyla Hudson, Ian Kneebone, Nina Simmons-Mackie, Asaduzzaman Khan, Tammy Hoffmann, Emma Power, Leanne Togher, and Miranda Rose

Strategies for teaching evidence-based management: What management educators can learn from medicine, April L. Wright, Stuart Middleton, Geoffrey Greenfield, Julian Williams, and Victoria Brazil

Evidence-based management in practice: opening up the decision process, decision-maker and context, April Wright, Raymond F. Zammuto, Peter W. Liesch, Stuart Middleton, Paul Hibbert, John Burke, and Victoria Brazil

Excess protein intake relative to fiber and cardiovascular events in elderly men with chronic kidney disease, H Xu, Megan Rossi, Katrina Campbell, G. L. Sencion, J Ärnlöv, T Cederholm, P Sjögren, U Risérus, B Lindholm, and JJ Carrero

How completely are physiotherapy interventions described in reports of randomised trials?, Tie P. Yamato, Chris Maher, Bruno T. Saragiotto, Tammy C. Hoffmann, and Anne M. Moseley

The TIDieR (Template for Intervention, descriptor and replication) checklist will benefit the physiotherapy profession, Tie P. Yamato, Chris Maher, Bruno T. Saragiotto, Anne Moseley, Tammy Hoffmann, Mark Elkins, Gwendolen Jull, and Ann Moore


The TIDieR checklist will benefit the physiotherapy profession, Tie P. Yamato, Chris Maher, Bruno T. Saragiotto, Anne M. Moseley, Tammy Hoffmann, and Mark R. Elkins

Appetite predicts intake and nutritional status in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis, Valerie Young, Sarah Balaam, Linda Orazio, Annerley Bates, Sunil V Badve, David W Johnson, and Katrina L Campbell


Genetic loci for Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen-1 are associated with risk of multiple sclerosis, Yuan Zhou, Gu Zhu, Jac C Charlesworth, Steve Simpson, Rohina Rubicz, Harald Hh Göring, Nikolaos A Patsopoulos, Caroline Laverty, Feitong Wu, Anjali Henders, Jonathan J Ellis, Ingrid van der Mei, Grant W Montgomery, John Blangero, Joanne E Curran, Matthew P Johnson, Nicholas G Martin, Dale R Nyholt, Bruce V Taylor, and ANZgene consortium inc Lotti Tajouri

Documents from 2015

Negotiating communties [sic]: Sustainable cultural surf tourism, Andrew C. Abel and Danny O'Brien

Reporting and replicating trials of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: Do we know researchers actually did?, Bridget Abell, Paul Glasziou, and Tammy Hoffmann

Reporting and replicating trials of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: Do we know researchers acutally did?, Bridget Abell, Paul Glasziou, and Tammy Hoffmann


Incidence and predictors of 14-day mortality in multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in ventilator-associated pneumonia, Basima A. Almomani, Amanda McCullough, Rawan Gharaibeh, Shaher Samrah, and Fatimah Mahasneh

Burnout among medical professionals: Prevalence, risk factors and how to combat the epidemic, Manit Arora


An automated approach to examining conversational dynamics between people with dementia and their carers, Christina Atay, Erin R. Conway, Daniel Angus, Janet Wiles, Rosemary Baker, and Helen Chenery

Meta-analysis and systematic review of laparoscopic versus open, A Awaiz, Fatima Rahman, Md Belal Hossain, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Review and recommendations for the component tests in the liver function test profile, Tony Badrick and Peter Turner

Palliative pharmacological sedation for terminally ill adults (Review), Elaine Beller, Mieke van Driel, Leanne McGregor, Shani Truong, and Shani MItchell

Assessment of changes to screening programmes: Why randomisation is important, Katy J. L. Bell, Patrick M M Bossuyt, Paul Glasziou, and Les Irwig


Prevalence of incidental prostate cancer: A systematic review of autopsy studies, Katy J. L. Bell, Chris Del Mar, Gordon Wright, James Dickinson, and Paul Glasziou

Use of functional movement screen in a tactical population: A review, Clare Bock and Rob Orr

How do general practitioners and patients make decisions about cardiovascular disease risk?, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Shannon Mckinn, Jenny A. Doust, Paul Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery

Is the 'Heart Age' concept helpful or harmful compared to absolute cardiovascular disease risk? An experimental study, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Ben Newell, Les Irwig, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Paul Glasziou, Jenny A. Doust, Shannon Mckinn, and Kirsten McCaffery


STARD 2015: an updated list of essential items for reporting diagnostic accuracy studies, Patric M. Bossuyt, Johannes B. Reitsma, David E. Bruns, Constantine A. Gatsonis, Paul P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, Jeroen G. Lijmer, David Moher, Drummond Rennie, Henrica C W de Vet, Herbert Y. Kressel, Nader Rifai, Robert M. Golub, Douglas G. Altman, Lotty Hofft, Daniel A. Korevaar, and Jerenie F. Cohen

Impact of resistance training on sarcopenia in nursing care facilities: A pilot study, Hassan H. Bothaina, Jennifer Hewitt, Justin Keogh, Sandra Bermeo, Gustavo Duque, and Timothy Henwood

Big Eyes, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Physical activity and childhood academic achievement: A critical review, Kaitlin Cacciotti, Nikki Milne, and Rob M. Orr


An assessment of current antenatal care practices and identification of modifiable risk factors for prematurity and low birth weight infants in pregnancy in Solomon Islands, James Cafaro, Elloise Randle, Penelope Wyche, Mark Higgins, James Fink, and Peter Jones

KHA-CARI autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease guideline: Diet and lifestyle management, Katrina Campbell, Gopala K. Rangan, Pamela Lopez-Vargas, and Allison Tong


The effects of fluid loss on physical performance: A critical review, Andrew Carlton and Rob Orr


Mobile phones in research and treatment: Ethical guidelines and future directions, Adrian Carter, Jacki Liddle, Wayne Hall, and Helen Chenery


The challenge of of overdiagnosis begins with its definition, S Carter, W Rogers, I Heath, C Degeling, Jenny Doust, and Alexandra Barratt

Citation enrichment improves deduplication of primary evidence, Miew Keen Choong, Sarah Thorning, and Guy Tsafnat

Effects of long-term surfing on bone health in mature-aged males, Michael Climstein, Zach Pollard, James Furness, Joe Walsh, Chris McLellan, and Jarrod Meerkin

Physical demands and salivary immunoglobulin a responses of elite Australian rules football athletes to match play, Sam Coad, Bon Gray, George Wehbe, and Christopher P. McLellan

Validity and reliability of a novel salivary immunoassay for individual profiling in applied sports science, Sam Coad, Chris McLellan, Tim Whitehouse, and Bon Gray

The impact of physical training programs on the fitness of tactical populations: a critical review, Charles Cocke and Rob Orr

Interventions to facilitate shared decision making to address antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in primary care (Review), Peter Coxeter, Chris Del Mar, Leanne McGregor, Elaine Beller, and Tammy C. Hoffmann

Relation of reduced preclinical left ventricular diastolic function and cardiac remodeling in overweight youth to insulin resistance and Inflammation, Rachana Dahiya, Sarah Schultz, Arun Dahiya, Jinlin Fu, Christopher Flatley, Danusia Duncan, John Cardinal, Karam Kostner, Nuala Byrne, Andrew Hills, Mark Harris, Louise Conwell, and Gary Leong


Blood loss in primary total knee arthroplasty—body temperature is not a significant risk factor—a prospective, consecutive, observational cohort study, Michael Dan, Sarah Martinez Martos, Elaine Beller, Peter Jones, Ray Randle, and David Liu

Functional and radioligand binding characterization of the a1L-adrenoceptor subtype of the human vas deferens, B Davis, M Wiener, Christopher R. Chapple, Donna Sellers, and R. Chess-Williams

The impact of lengthened Australian Army recruit training course on recruit injuries, Georgina Dawson, Ryan Broad, and Rob Orr


"What should happen before asymptomatic men decide whether or not to have a PSA test?"A report on three community juries, Chris Degeling, Lucie Rychetnik, Kristen Pickles, Rae Thomas, Jennifer A. Doust, Robert A. Gardiner, Paul Glasziou, Ainsley J. Newson, and Stacy M. Carter


Exercise-induced tendon and bone injury in recreational runners: A test-retest reliability study, Renae Domaschenz, Nicole Vlahovich, Justin Keogh, Stacey Compton, and David Hughes

Building skills, knowledge and confidence in eating and exercise behavior change: Brief motivational interviewing training for healthcare providers, Elizabeth Edwards, Peta Stapleton, Kelly Williams, and Lauren Ball


On the use of inertial sensors in educational engagement activities, Hugo Espinosa, Jim Lee, Justin Keogh, Josphine Grigg, and Daniel James

Pioneer volunteers: the role identity of continuous volunteers at sport events, Sheranne Fairley, Christine B. Green, Danny O'Brien, and Laurence Chalip


Perceived benefits, motives, and barriers to aqua-based exercise among older adults with and without osteoarthritis, Alison Fisken, Justin Keogh, Deborah L. Waters, and Wayne Hing

Perceptions towards aqua-based exercise among older adults with osteoarthritis who have discontinued participation in this exercise mode, Alison Fisken, Deborah L. Waters, Wayne Hing, and Justin Keogh

Comparative effects of 2 aqua exercise programs on physical function, balance, and perceived quality of life in older adults with osteoarthritis, Alison Fisken, Deborah L. Waters, Wayne Hing, Michael Steele, and Justin Keogh

Public use and perceptions of emergency departments: A population survey, Gerry Fitzgerald, Ghasem Tooloo, Peter Aitkin, Gerben Keijzers, and Paul Scuffham


Three gaseous neurotransmitters, nitric oxide, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen sulphide, are involved in the neurogenic relaxation responses of the porcine internal anal sphincter, Oladayo Fosaire, Kylie A. Mills, Donna Sellers, and Russ Chess-Williams


The psychometric viability of measures of functional performance commonly employed for older adults with dementia: A systematic review of measurement properties protocol, Benjamin Fox, Timothy Henwood, Christine Neville, Justin Keogh, and Brent Hodgkinson

Trunk mobility in the sagittal and horizontal planes: Clinical methods to quantify movement in an elite male surfing population, James Furness, Mike Climstein, Jeremy Sheppard, Allan Abbott, and Wayne Hing

Acute injuries in recreational and competitive surfers: Incidence, severity, location, type and mechanism, James Furness, Wayne Hing, Joe Walsh, Allan Abbott, Jeremy Sheppard, and Michael Climstein

Assessment of shoulder active range of motion in prone versus supine: a reliability and concurrent validity study, James Furness, Scott Johnstone, Wayne Hing, Allan D. Abbott, and Michael Climstein

An investigation into the enhancement of sea-spray exposed, Sharni Goldstone, S Francis, and Sarah Gardner

An interdisciplinary approach in identifying the legitimate regulator of anti-doping in sport: The case of the Australian Football League, Lisa Gowthorp, Annette Greenhow, and Danny O'Brien

Exercise versus no exercise for the occurrence, severity and duration of acute respiratory infections (Review), Antonio Jose Grande, J. W. L. Keogh, Tammy Hoffmann, Elaine Beller, and Chris Del Mar

Intervention decision-making processes and information preferences of parents of children with autism spectrum disorders, N Grant, S Rodger, and Tammy Hoffmann

Physiotherapeutic rehabilitation following lumbar total disc replacement: A retrospective study, Adeline Green, Philippa Gilbert, Matthew Scott-Young, and Allan Abbott

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

A review of the bioactivity of coffee, caffeine and key coffee constituents on inflammatory responses linked to depression, Susan Hall, Ben Desbrow, Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie, Andrew K. Davey, Devindar Arora, Catherine M. McDermott, Matthew Schubert, Anthony V. Perkins, Milton Kiefel, and Gary D. Grant


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


Parents’ beliefs and knowledge about the management of acute otitis media: a qualitative study, Malene Hansen, Janine Howlett, Chris Del Mar, and Tammy Hoffmann

Adverse events in patients taking macrolide antibiotics versus placebo for any indication (Protocol), Malene Hansen, Sarah Thorning, Jeffrey K. Aronson, Elaine Beller, Paul Glasziou, Tammy Hoffmann, and Chris Del Mar


Implementing guidelines to routinely prevent chronic vascular disease in primary care: The preventive evidence into practice cluster randomised controlled trial, Mark Fort Harris, Sharon Parker, John Litt, Mieke van Driel, Grant Russell, Danielle Mazza, Upali Jayasinghe, Chris del Mar, Jane Lloyd, Jane W. Smith, Nick Zwar, Richard Taylor, and Gawaine Powell Davies

The acute physiological responses to strongman training compared to traditional stength training, Nigel K. Harris, Colm Woulfe, Matthew Wood, Ashley Gluchowski, and Justin Keogh

Reporting unit size and measurement uncertainty: Current Australian practice in clinical chemistry and haematology., Robert C Hawkins and Tony Badrick

The potential impact of higher course fees on career choice, Richard Hays, Kathleen Lockhart, Edward Teo, Janie Smith, and David Waynforth