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


Documents from 2015

Occupational loads carried by Australian soldiers on military operations, Rob Orr, Rodney Pope, Julia Coyle, and Venerina Johnston

Dietary and fluid restrictions in CKD: A thematic synthesis of patient views from qualitative studies, Suetonia C. Palmer, Camilla S. Hanson, Johathan C. Craig, Giovanni F M Strippoli, Marinella Ruospo, Katrina Campbell, David W. Johnson, and Allison Tong

Dietary patterns for adults with chronic kidney disease (Protocol), Suetonia C. Palmer, Jasjot K. Maggo, Don Campbell, Katrina L. Campbell, Jonathan C. Craig, David W. Johnson, Bernadet Sutanto, Marinella Ruospo, Allison Tong, and Giovanni F M Strippoli


Nutrition and dietary intake and their association with mortality and hospitalisation in adults with chronic kidney disease treated with haemodialysis: Protocol for DIET-HD, a prospective multinational cohort study, Suetonia C. Palmer, Marinella Ruospo, Katrina Campbell, Vanessa G. Larsen, Valeria Saglimbene, Patrizia Natale, Letizia Gargano, Jonathan C. Craig, David W. Johnson, Marcello Tonelli, John Knight, Anna Bednarek-Skublewska, Eduardo Celia, Domingo del Castillo, Jan Dulawa, Tevfik Ecder, Elisabeth Fabricius, Joao M. Frazao, Ruben Gelfman, Susanne H. Hoischen, Steffan Schon, Paul Stroumza, Delia Timofte, Marietta Torok, Jorgen Hegbrant, Charlotta Wollheim, Luc Frantzen, and G F M Strippoli

Modulating exercise-induced hormesis: does less equal more?, Jonathan Peake; James F. Markworth; Kazunori Nosaka; Truls Raastad; Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia; and Vernon Coffey


Optimal strategies for monitoring lipid levels in patients at risk or with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review with statistical and cost-effectiveness modelling, Rafael Perera, Emily McFadden, Julie McLellan, Tom Lung, Philip Clarke, Teresa Perez, Thomas Fanshawe, Andrew Dalton, Andrew J. Farmer, Paul Glasziou, Osamu Takahashi, John Stevens, Les Irwig, Jennifer Hirst, Sarah Stevens, Asuka Leslie, Sachiko Ohde, Gautam Deshpande, Kevin Urayama, Brian Shine, and Richard Stevens

Paradoxical effects of the autophagy inhibitor 3-methyladenine on docetaxel-induced toxicity in PC-3 and LNCaP prostate cancer cells, Rebecca Pickard, Briohny Spencer, Amelia J. McFarland, Nijole Bernaitis, Andrew K. Davey, Russ Chess-Williams, Catherine M. McDermott, Amanda Forbes, David H.R. Christie, and Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie

Feeling silly, but feeling good: The psychosocial effects of Nineteno Wii sports games in residential aged care elders, Nicola Power, J. W. L. Keogh, Patricia Lucas, Christopher Whatman, and Leslie Wooller

Effects and mechanisms of tapering in maximizing strength, Hayden Pritchard, J. W. L. Keogh, Matthew Barns, and Michael R. McGuigan

Reliability and validity of inexpensive and easily administered anthropometric clinical evaluation methods of postural asymmetry measurement in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a systematic review, Ashleigh Prowse, Rodney Pope, Paul Gerdhem, and Allan Abbott


Current nutrition promotion, beliefs and barriers among cancer nurses in Australia and New Zealand, Petra Puhringer, Alicia Olsen, Michael Climstein, Sally Sargeant, Lynette Jones, and Justin Keogh

Ring-shaped variation of the coeliac trunk branches, Athanasios Raikos, N Pynadath, N Anguswamy, S Vallath, Panagiota Kordali, and Allan Stirling

Anatomical variations: How do surgical and radiology training programs teach and assess them in their training curricula, Athanasios Raikos and Janie Smith

Surgical and topographic anatomy of the maxillary line: An important landmark for endoscopic nasal surgery, Athanasios Raikos, Pasan Waidyasekara, and Amy K. Morrison

KHA-CARI guideline recommendations for the diagnosis and management of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, Gopala K. Rangan, Stephen Alexander, Katrina L. Campbell, Mark Dexter, Vincent Lee, Pamela Lopez-Vargas, Jun Mai, Andrew Mallett, Chirag Patel, Manish Patel, David Tunnicliffe, Michel Tchan, Allison Tong, Philip Vladica, and Judy Savige


Faster title and abstract screening? Evaluating Abstrackr, a semi-automated online screening program for systematic reviewers, John Rathbone, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul Glasziou

The Kidney–Gut axis: Implications for nutrition care, Megan Rossi, David Johnson, and Katrina Campbell

The kidney-gut axis: Implications for nutrition care, Megan Rossi, David W. Johnson, and Katrina Campbell

Snatch trajectory of elite level girevoy (Kettlebell) sport athletes and its implications to strength and conditioning coaching, James Ross, Cameron Wilson, Justin Keogh, Kuok Wai Ho, and Christian Lorenzen

The impact of acupuncture on neurological recovery in spinal cord injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Ma Ruijie, Xin Liu, Justin Clark, Gail M. Williams, and Suhail A. Doi

Simplification of a scoring system maintained overall accuracy but decreased the proportion classified as low risk, S. Sanders, Dylan Flaws, Martin Than, John Pickering, Jenny Doust, and Paul Glasziou


A systematic review of studies comparing diagnostic clinical prediction rules with clinical judgement, Sharon Sanders, Jenny A. Doust, and Paul Glasziou

Can Rasch analysis enhance the abstract ranking process in scientific conferences? Issues of interrater variability and abstract rating burden, Justin Scanlan, Natasha Lannin, and Tammy Hoffmann


Muscular strength, aerobic capacity, and adipocytokines in obese youth after resistance training: A pilot study, Sarah Schultz, Rachana Dahiya, Gary Leong, David Rowlands, Andrew Hills, and Nuala Byrne


Reducing inappropriate polypharmacy: The process of deprescribing, Ian Scott, Sarah Hilmer, Sarah Reeve, Kathleen Potter, David Le Couteur, Deborah Rigby, Danijela Gnjidic, Chris del Mar, Elizabeth Roughead, Amy Page, Jesse Jansen, and Jennifer Martin

Do intermittent diets provide physiological benefits over continuous diets for weight loss? A systematic review of clinical trials, Radhika V. Seimon, Jessica Roekenes, Jessica Zibellini, Benjamin Zhu, Alice Gibson, Andrew P. Hills, Rachel Wood, Neil A. King, Nuala Byrne, and Amanda Sainsbury

Prevalence and risk factors of sarcopenia among adults living in nursing homes, Hugh Senior, Timothy Henwood, Elaine Beller, Geoffrey MItchell, and Justin Keogh


Can consumers learn to ask three questions to improve shared decision making? A feasibility study of the ASK (AskShareKnow) Patient-Clinician Communication Model intervention in a primary health-care setting, Heather L. Shepherd, Alexandra Barratt, Anna Jones, Deborah Bateson, Karen Carey, Lyndal J. Trevena, Kevin McGeechan, Chris del Mar, Phyllis N. Butow, Ronald M. Epstein, Vikki Entwistle, and Edith Weisberg


Home blood pressue monitoring: Australian expert consenus statement, James sherman, Faline Howes, Geoffrey Head, Barry McGrath, Michael Stowasser, Markus Schlaich, Paul Glasziou, and Mark Nelson

Modulation of autophagy signaling with resistance exercise and protein ingestion following short-term energy deficit, William J. Smiles, Jose L. Areta, Vernon Coffey, Stuart Phillips, Daniel Moore, Trent Stellingwerff, Luise M. Burke, John A. Hawley, and Donny M. Camera


A new model of clinical placement in the Solomon Islands, Jane W. Smith, Peter Jones, and James Fink

Rob and Stella live in Nabvana, Janie D. Smith


Does cultural awareness education have an impact on students’ attitudes?, Janie D. Smith and Sally Sargeant


Peer mentoring: Evaluation of a new model of clinical placement in the Solomon Islands undertaken by an Australian medical school, Janie Smith, Peter Jones, and James Fink


Developing a cultural immersion approach to teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and culture, Janie Smith, Shannon Springer, John Togno, Mary Martin, Bradley Murphy, and Christina Wolfe


Using cultural immersion as the platform for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in an undergraduate medical curriculum, Janie Smith, Christina L. Wolfe, Shannon Springer, Mary Martin, John Togno, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Sally Sargeant, and Brad Murphy


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, C O'Donovan, and A Moloney

Micro-dose of resistance-exercise: effects of sub-maximal thumb exertion on leukocyte redistribution and fatigue in trained male weightlifters, Adam M. Szlezak, Lotti Tajouri, James Keane, Lauluten Szlezak, and Clare Minahan

Best-practice pain management in the emergency department: A cluster-randomised, controlled, intervention trial, David McD Taylor, Daniel M. Fatovich, Daniel P. Finucci, Jeremy Furyk, Sang-won Jin, Gerben Keijzers, Setphen P J MacDonald, Hugh M A Mitenko, Joanna R. Richardson, Joseph Y S Ting, Ogilvie N. Thom, Antony M. Ugoni, James A. Hughes, Nerolie F. Bost, Meagan L. Ward, Clinton R. Gibbs, Ellen MacDonald, and Dane R. Chalkley


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

Identifying the academically borderline student from behaviours observed in PBL tutorials, Camel Tepper 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


Overweight and obese adolescent girls: The importance of promoting sensible eating and activity behaviors from the start of the adolescent period, Alwyn S. Todd, Steven J. Street, Jenny Ziviani, Nuala Byrne, and Andrew P. Hills

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

Evaluation of a weekly speech pathology/dietetic service model, Laurelie Wall, Bena Cartmill, Elizabeth Ward, Anne Hill, Liz Isenring, and Sandro Porceddu

Resistivity coefficients for body composition analysis using bioimpedance spectroscopy: Effects of body dominance and mixture theory algorithm, Leigh C. Ward, Elizabeth Isenring, Julia M. Dyer, Masaharu Kagawa, and Timothy Essex


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


Direct-to-consumer genetic testing for predicting sports performance and talent identification: Consensus statement., Nick Webborn, Alun Williams, Mike McNamee, Claude Bouchard, Yannis Pitsiladis, Ildus Ahmetov, Euan Ashley, Nuala Byrne, Silvia Camporesi, Malcolm Collins, Paul Dijkstra, Nir Eynon, Noryuki Fuku, Fleur C. Garton, Nils Noppe, Soren Holm, Jane Kaye, Vassilis Klissouras, Alejandro Lucia, Kamiel Maase, Colin Moran, Kathryn N. North, Fabio Pigozzi, and Guan Wang

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

Should external short courses be a compulsory part of ACEM specialty training? Yes., Jennifer Williams

A biomechanical analysis of the heavy sprint-style sled pull and comparison with the back squat, Paul W. Winwood, John B. Cronin, Scott Brown, and Justin Keogh

A biomechanical analysis of the strongman log lift and comparison with weightlifting’s clean and jerk, Paul W. Winwood, John B. Cronin, Scott Brown, and Justin Keogh

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

Teaching and learning in an era of time-based access targets: Impact of a new model of care on junior medical officers, April Wright, Jonathan Staggs, Stuart Middleton, John Burke, Alex Markwell, Victoria Brazil, Rob Mitchell, and Anthony F T Brown

From hospital to home: Limited nutritional and functional recovery for older adults, Adrienne Young, Alison Mudge, Merrilyn Banks, L Rogers, J Allen, B Vogler, and Elizabeth Isenring

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

Using SurveyMonkey® to teach safe social media strategies to medical students in, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Ben Ierna, and Victoria Woodcroft-Brown

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