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


Documents from 2011

Tertiary survey performance in a regional trauma hospital without a dedicated trauma service, Gerben B. Keijzers, Don Campbell, Jeffrey Hooper, Nerolie Bost, Julia Crilly, Michael Steele, Blake Eddington, and Leo M.G. Geeraedts Jr.

Predicting influenza A and 2009 H1N1 influenza in patients admitted to hospital with acute respiratory illness, Gerben B. Keijzers, Caleb Nathaniel Kai-Lik Vossen, Ping Zhang, Deborough MacBeth, Petra Derrington, John Gregory Gerrard, and Jenny Doust

Paralympic sport: An emerging area for research and consultancy in sports biomechanics, Justin W. L. Keogh

The importance of promoting physical activity for cancer survivorship, Justin W. L. Keogh and Lynette Jones

Therapeutic options in the management of sleep disorders in visually impaired children: A systematic review, Sohil A. Khan, Helen Heussler, Treasure McGuire, Carolyn Dakin, David Pache, Ross Norris, David Cooper, and Bruce Charles

Treating chronic fatigue syndrome: A study into the scientific evidence for pharmacological treatments, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Ekua W. Brenu, Sonya Marshall, Don Staines, and Mieke L. Van Driel


Cardiovascular risk scores do not account for the effect of treatment: A review, Su May Liew, Jenny Doust, and Paul Glasziou

Intraarticular injection of platelet-rich plasma reduces inflammation in a pig model of rheumatoid arthritis of the knee joint, Sebastian Lippross, Bjoern Moeller, Holger Haas, Mersedeh Tohidnezhad, Nadine Steubesand, Christoph Jan Wruck, Bodo Kurz, Andreas Seekamp, Thomas Pufe, and Deike Varoga

Comparison of in vitro biocompatibility of NanoBone(®) and BioOss(®) for human osteoblasts, Qin Liu, Timothy Douglas, Christiane Zamponi, Stephan T. Becker, Eugene Sherry, Sureshan Sivananthan, Frauke Warnke, Jörg Wiltfang, and Patrick H. Warnke

Proliferation assessment of primary human mesenchymal stem cells on collagen membranes for guided bone regeneration, Qin Liu, A. Humpe, D. Kletsas, F. Warnke, S. T. Becker, T. Douglas, S. Sivananthan, and P. H. Warnke

Leg strength and the VO2max of older men, Dale Lovell, Ross Cuneo, Elias Delphinus, and Gregory Gass

The blood pressure response of older men to maximum and sub-maximum strength testing, Dale I. Lovell, Ross Cuneo, and Gregory C. Gass

A comparison of asynchronous and synchronous arm cranking during the Wingate test, Dale I. Lovell, Dale Mason, Elias Delphinus, and Christopher P. McLellan

Do compression garments enhance the active recovery process after high-intensity running?, Dale I. Lovell, Dale G. Mason, Elias M. Delphinus, and Christopher P. McLellan

Does upper body strength and power influence upper body Wingate performance in men and women?, D. Lovell, D. Mason, E. Delphinus, A. Eagles, S. Shewring, and Christopher P. McLellan

Biochemical and endocrine responses to impact and collision during elite rugby league match play, Christopher P. McLellan, Dale I. Lovell, and Gregory Gass

Performance analysis of elite rugby league match play using Global Positioning Systems, Christopher P. McLellan, Dale I. Lovell, and Gregory Gass

The role of rate of force development on vertical jump performance, Christopher P. McLellan, Dale I. Lovell, and Gregory C. Gass

Markers of postmatch fatigue in professional rugby league players, Christ P. McLellan, Dale I. Lovell, and Gregory Gass

The effects of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on maximal tethered treadmill running, Lars R. McNaughton, J. C. Siegler, S. Keatley, and A. Hillman


Patterns of 'leakage' in the utilisation of clinical guidelines: A systematic review, Sharon Mickan, Amanda Burls, and Paul Glasziou

Urothelial/lamina propria spontaneous activity and the role of M3 muscarinic receptors in mediating rate responses to stretch and carbachol, Christian Moro, Jumpei Uchiyama, and Russ Chess-Williams

Minimal interventions to decrease long-term use of benzodiazepines in primary care: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Kayalvili Mugunthan, Treasure McGuire, and Paul P. Glasziou

Early versus traditional postoperative feeding in patients undergoing resectional gastrointestinal surgery: A meta-analysis, Emma Osland, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Osteoporosis and bisphosphonates-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: Not just a sporadic coincidence - A multi-centre study, Sven Otto, Mario Harkim Abu-Id, Stefano Fedele, Patrick H. Warnke, Stephan T. Becker, Andreas Kolk, Thomas Mucke, Gerson Mast, Robert Kohnke, Elias Volkmer, Florian Haasters, Olivier Lieger, Tateyuki Iizuka, Stephen Porter, Giuseppina Campisi, Giuseppe Colella, Oliver Ploder, Andreas Neff, Jorg Wiltfang, Michael Ehrenfeld, Thomas Kreusch, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff, Stephen R. Sturzenbaum, Matthias Schieker, and Christoph Pautke


General practitioners' views and experiences of counselling for physical activity through the New Zealand Green Prescription program, Asmita Patel, Grant M. Schofield, Gregory S. Kolt, and Justin W. L. Keogh

Pre-exercise alkalosis attenuates the heat shock protein 72 response to a single-bout of anaerobic exercise, Daniel J. Peart, Lars McNaughton, Adrian W. Midgley, Lee Taylor, Christopher Towlson, Leigh A. Madden, and Rebecca V. Vince

Bioactive coating of titanium surfaces with recombinant human ß-defensin-2, Nadine Y. Pfeufer, Karsten Hofmann-Peiker, Mike Muhle, Patrick H. Warnke, Martin C. Weigel, and Michael Kleine

Improving health outcomes in young people: A holistic, team based approach, Susie Radford, Mieke L. Van Driel, and Kate Swanton

The effects of short term recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) on blood rheology in healthy young males, Sandra B. Ramos, J. F. Brun, A. Bon Gray, Shane Rogerson, R. P. Weatherby, Lotti Tajouri, and Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik

Reliability of performance velocity for jump squats under feedback and nonfeedback conditions, Aaron D. Randell, John B. Cronin, Justin Keogh, Nicholas D. Gill, and Murray C. Pedersen

The sacrospinous ligament: Conveniently effective or effectively convenient?, A. Rane, M. Frazer, A. Jain, K. Kannan, and J. Iyer

Subclavian artery laceration: A serious complication of needle decompression, Damien Riwoe and Hugo D.M. Ponica


A randomised feasibility study of EPA and Cox-2 inhibitor (Celebrex), Resistance Training followed by ingestion of essential amino acids high in leucine in NSCLC cachetic patients - ACCeRT study, Elaine S. Rogers, Roderick D. MacLeod, Joanna Stewart, Stephen P. Bird, and Justin W. L. Keogh

Onset of preclinical osteoarthritis: The angular spatial organization permits early diagnosis, Bernd Rolauffs, Miriam Rothdiener, Christian Bahrs, Andreas Badke, Kuno Weise, Klaus E. Kuettner, Bodo Kurz, Matthias Aurich, Alan J. Grodzinsky, and Wilhelm K. Aicher

Measuring performance in skin cancer practice: The SCARD initiative, Cliff Rosendahl, Craig Hansen, Alan Cameron, Peter Bourne, Tobias Wilson, Ben Cook, Martin Barker, Jeff Keir, Tony Dicker, Mike Reid, Richard Williamson, David Weedon, H.Peter Soyer, Philippa H. Youl, and David Wilkinson

Use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in managing risk and liability in health/fitness facilities, Betul M. Sekendiz and Shayne Quick

How prostate cancer patients cope with the effects of diagnosis and treatment: Development of the effects of prostate cancer coping strategies scale, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, and David Christie


The HPA axis and GABA-glutamate systems as potential antidepressant targets in prostate cancer, Christopher F. Sharpley and David Christie

Three questions that patients can ask to improve the quality of information physicians give about treatment options: a cross-over trial, Heather L. Shepherd, Alexandra Barratt, Lyndal J. Trevena, Kevin McGeechan, Karen Carey, Ronald M. Epstein, Phyllis N. Butow, Chris Del Mar, Vikki Entwistle, and Martin H.N. Tattersall

A comparison of capillary and venous blood sampling methods for the use in haemorheology studies, Michael J. Simmonds, Oguz K. Baskurt, Herbert J. Meiselman, and Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik

Haemorheology of the eastern grey kangaroo and the Tasmanian devil, Michael J. Simmonds, Oguz K. Baskurt, Herbert J. Meiselman, Michael Pyne, Michael Kakanis, Ekua Brenu, James Keane, Rhys Christy, and Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik

Red blood cell aggregation parameters measured by capillary tube aggregometer using venous and capillary blood samples, Michael J. Simmonds, R. M. Christy, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Herbert J. Meiselman, and Oguz K. Baskurt

Cardiovascular dynamics during exercise are related to blood rheology, Michael J. Simmonds, Julien Tripette, Surendran Sabapathy, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, and Philippe Connes


Exercise training for heart failure patients with and without systolic dysfunction: An evidence-based analysis of how patients benefit, Neil Smart


Effect of exercise training on interleukin-6, tumour necrosis factor alpha and functional capacity in heart failure, Neil A. Smart, Alf I. Larsen, John P. Le Maitre, and Almir S. Ferraz

The effect of physical training on systemic pro-inflammatory cytokine expression in heart failure patients: A systematic review, Neil A. Smart and Michael Steele

A comparison of 16 weeks of continuous vs intermittent exercise training in chronic heart failure patients, Neil A. Smart and Michael Steele

Outcomes of early versus late nephrology referral in chronic kidney disease: A systematic review, Neil A. Smart and Thomas T. Titus

Exercise training in haemodialysis patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Neil Smart and Mike Steele


Appropriate primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: Does this mean more or less statin use?, Jane W. Smith

Developing a medical school: expansion of medical student capacity in new locations: AMEE guide no. 551, David Snadden, Joanna Bates, Philip Burns, Oscar Casiro, Richard Hays, and Dan Hunt

Comparability of patient-reported health status: Multicountry analysis of EQ-5D responses in patients with type 2 diabetes, Joshua A. Solomon, Anushka Patel, Bruce Neal, Paul P. Glasziou, Diederick E. Grobbee, John Chalmers, and Philip M. Clark


Antibiotics for bronchiolitis in children, Geoffrey K. P. Spurling, Jenny Doust, Chris B. Del Mar, and Lars Eriksson


Antibiotics for bronchiolitis in children, Geoffrey K.P. Spurling, Jenny Doust, Chris Del Mar, and Lars Eriksson

The immediate effect of unilateral lumbar Z-joint mobilisation on posterior chain neurodynamics: A randomised controlled study, Adam Michael Szlezak, Peter Georgilopoulos, Joanne Elizabeth Bullock-Saxton, and Michael Steele


Mechanism of autoimmunity in pregnancy - The good and the bad, Lotti Tajouri, Ekua W. Brenu, Donald R. Staines, and Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik

Mobilisation with movement in the management of swimmer's shoulder, Pamela Teys and Bill Vicenzino

A purpose-built dynamometer to objectively measure static and dynamic knee torque, U. C. Ugbolue, K. T. Kaliarntas, and S. C. Wearing


Phasic activity of urinary bladder smooth muscle in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat: Effect of potassium channel modulators, Bahareh Vahabi, Kim Lawson, Neil G. McKay, and Donna Sellers

The role of c-kit-positive interstitial cells in mediating phasic contractions of bladder strips from streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, Bahareh Vahabi, Neil G. McKay, Kim Lawson, and Donna J. Sellers


Systemic corticosteroids for acute sinusitis (Review), Roderick P. Venekamp, Matthew J. Thompson, Gail Hayward, Carl J. Heneghan, Chris Del Mar, Rafael Perera, Paul P. Glasziou, and Maroeska M. Rovers


Improved body mass index classification for football code masters athletes: A comparison to the Australian national population, Joe Walsh, Mike Climstein, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Stephen Burke, Jyrki Kettunen, Kent Adams, and Mark DeBeliso


The loess regression relationship between age and BMI for both Sydney World Masters Games athletes and the Australian national population, Joe Walsh, Mike Climstein, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Stephen Burke, Jyrki Kettunen, Kent Adams, and Mark DeBeliso

Body mass index of masters basketball players, Joe Walsh, Mike Climstein, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Mark DeBeliso, Kent Adams, Stephen Burke, and Jyrki Kettunen

A high cholesterol diet given to apolipoprotein E-knockout mice has a differential effect on the various neurotrophin systems in the hippocampus, Zhi-Yu Wang, Takanori Miki, Yan Ding, Shi-Jie Wang, Yu-Huan Gao, Xiao-Ling Wang, Yu-Hua Wang, Toshifumi Yokoyama, Katsuhiko Warita, Ken-ichi Ohta, Shingo Suzuki, Taira Ohnishi, Takashi Obama, Kuldip Bedi, Yoshiki Takeuchi, and Bao-En Shan

Conditioning of the Achilles tendon via ankle exercise improves correlations between sonographic measures of tendon thickness and body anthropometry, Scott C. Wearing, Nicole L. Grigg, Sue L. Hooper, and James E. Smeathers

Management of malignant left-sided large bowel obstruction: A comparison between colonic stents and surgery, Stephen I. White, Ibrahim Abdool, and Brett Frenkiel


Body site distribution of skin cancer, pre-malignant and common benign pigmented lesions excised in general practice, Philippa H. Youl, Monika Janda, Joanne F. Aitken, Chris B. Del Mar, David C. Whiteman, and Peter D. Baade

Documents from 2010

The use of adhesive tape for recovery of DNA from crime scene items, Mark Barash, Ayeleth Reshef, and Paul Brauner

Assessment of the hemorheological profile of koala and echidna, Oguz K. Baskurt, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Michael Pyne, Michael Simmonds, Ekua Brenu, Rhys Christy, and Herbert J. Meiselman


Seventy-five trials and eleven systematic reviews a day: How will we ever keep up?, Hilda Bastian, Paul Glasziou, and Iain Chalmers

Biocompatibility of individually designed scaffolds with human periosteum for use in tissue engineering, Stephan T. Becker, Timothy Douglas, Yahya Acil, Hermann Seitz, Sureshan Sivananthan, Jörg Wiltfang, and Patrick H. Warnke

Developing advocacy in physiotheraphy students: Working with our Tanzanian colleagues, Mara Bennett

The immune system in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, Ekua W. Brenu, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, and Donald R. Staines


Immune and hemorheological changes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Ekua W. Brenu, Donald R. Staines, Oguz K. Baskurt, Kevin J. Ashton, Sandra B. Ramos, Rhys M. Christy, and Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik

Forensic osteology, Christopher A. Briggs, Denise Donlon, and Walter B. Wood

Attitudes to infant feeding decision-making - A mixed-methods study of Australian medical students and GP registrars, Wendy Brodribb, Tony Fallon, Claire Jackson, and Desley Hegney

The relationship between performances at U-14 international youth tournaments and later success in tennis, Jessie Brouwers, Veerle De Bosscher, Hebe Schaillée, Jasper Truyens, and Popi Sotiriadou

Vertebroplasty versus conservative treatment for vertebral fractures, Rachelle Buchbinder, David Kallmes, and Paul Glasziou

Pathaid: The interpretation of common pathology tests and the pathological diagnosis of disease, Warwick Carter


Factors for evaluating the web as a marketing tool in Greek sport, George Costa, Efthimis Kioumourtzoglou, Shayne Quick, Efi Tsitskari, and George Tzetzis

Interventions for preventing mastitis after childbirth (Review), Maree Anne Crepinsek, Linda Crowe, Keryl Michener, and Neil A. Smart

The inhibitory role of acetylcholine and muscarinic receptors in bladder afferent activity, Donna M. Daly, Russell Chess-Williams, Christopher Chapple, and David Grundy


But what should journals actually do to keep industry sponsored research unbiased?, Chris Del Mar


Urinary tract infections in healthy women: A revolution in management?, Chris Del Mar

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


Has the investment in general practice research been worthwhile?, Christopher B. Del Mar and Mieke van Driel

Novel ceramic bone replacement material CeraBall® seeded with human mesenchymal stem cells, Timothy Douglas, Qin Liu, Andreas Humpe, Jörg Wiltfang, Sureshan Sivananthan, and Patrick H. Warnke


Qualification versus validation of biomarkers, Jenny Doust

Platelet-rich fibrin membranes as scaffolds for periosteal tissue engineering, Volker L. Gassling, Timothy Douglas, Patrick H. Warnke, Yahya Acil, Jörg Wiltfang, and Stephan T. Becker


Emergency care workload units: A novel tool to compare emergency department activity, Audra Gedmintas, Nerolie Bost, Gerben Keijzers, David Green, and James Lind


Reducing the waste in health care research, Paul Glasziou


Cost-effectiveness of lowering blood pressure with a fixed combination of perindopril and indapamide in type 2 diabetes mellitus: An ADVANCE trial-based analysis, Paul P. Glasziou, Philip Clarke, Jan Alexander, Mohana Rajmokan, Elaine Beller, Mark Woodward, John Chalmers, Neil Poulter, and Anushka Patel


Developing the guidelines for preventive care: Two decades of experience, Mark F. Harris, Linda Bailey, Teri Snowdon, John Litt, Jane W. Smith, Beres Joyner, and John Furler


Diagnosis of heart failure in primary care, F. D. R. Hobbs, Jenny Doust, J. Mant, and M. R. Cowie

Questions about the effects of interventions: Examples of appraisals from different health professions, Tammy Hoffmann, John W. Bennett, Mark R. Elkins, Craig Lockwood, Angela Morgan, Sharon Sanders, Alan Spencer, Luis Vitetta, and Caroline Wright

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

An unusual cause of headache and nasal discharge in a 40-year-old female, Charlie C-T Hsu, Gigi N.C. Kwan, and Sandeep Bhuta

Non-traumatic cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea caused by ethmoid sinus osteoma, Charlie C.-T. Hsu, Gigi N. C. Kwan, and Sandeep S. Bhuta