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

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Antibiotic prescribing in Danish general practice 2004–13, Rune Aabenhus, Volkert Siersma, Malene Hansen, and Lars Bjerrum

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Evidence base and future research directions in the management of low back pain, Allan Abbott

Patient-generated subjective global assessment short form (PG-SGA SF) is a valid screening tool in chemotherapy outpatientsPatient-generated subjective global assessment short form (PG-SGA SF) is a valid screening tool in chemotherapy outpatients, Jessica Abbott, Laisa Teleni, Daniel McKavanagh, J Watson, Alexandra McCarthy, and Liz Isenring

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Exercise training characteristics in cardiac rehabilitation programmes: A cross-sectional survey of Australian practice, Bridget Abell, Paul P. Glasziou, University of Western Australia, and Tammy C. Hoffmann

Injury prevention in the meat industry: Limited evidence of effectiveness for ergonomic programs in reducing the severity of musculoskeletal injuries, Kerry Adam, Libby Gibson, and Margaret Cook

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Do Cochrane summaries help student midwives understand the findings of Cochrane systematic reviews: The BRIEF randomised trial, Fiona Alderdice, Jenny McNeill, Toby Lasserson, Elaine Beller, Margaret Carroll, Vanora Hundley, Judith Sunderland, Declan Devane, Jane Noyes, Susan Key, Janine Wyn-Davies, and Mike Clarke

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General practitioner antimicrobial stewardship programme study (GAPS): Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial, Minyon L. Avent, Malene Hansen, Charles Gilks, Chris del Mar, Kate Halton, Hanna Sidjabat, Lisa Hall, Annette J. Dobson, David L. Paterson, and Mieke van Driel

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Recommendations for manganese supplementation to adult patients receiving long-term home parenteral nutrition: An analysis of the supporting evidence, Bradley Baker, Azmat Ali, and Liz Isenring

Relative utility of BMD and bone turnover monitoring of zoledronic acid therapy among women with osteoporosis: Secondary analysis of randomised controlled trial data, Katy J. L. Bell, Andrew Hayen, P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, Richard Eastell, Anna Harrison, Stephanie L. Harrison, Dennis M. Black, and Douglas C. Bauer

Moving rehabilitation research forward: Developing consensus statements for rehabilitation and recovery research, Julie Bernhardt, Karen Borschmann, Lara Boyd, Thomas S. Carmichael, Dale Corbett, Steven Cramer, Tammy Hoffmann, Gert Kwakkel, Sean I. Savitz, Gustavo Saposnik, Marion Walker, and Nick Ward

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The dangers to children from coconut tree trauma, in KiraKira, Solomon Islands: A retrospective clinical audit, Bond University, Peter Jones, Hashim Abdeen, Heddi Rowas, and Jasryn Dhaliwal

International access to clinical ethics consultation via telemedicine, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Medical boards and fitness to practice: The case of Teleka Patrick, MD, Katrina A. Bramstedt

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The use of visual arts as a window to diagnosing medical pathologies, Katrina A. Bramstedt

Perceptions of US and Australian medical students and instructors about clinical professional attire: LAPEL study, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Clinton M G Colaco, Eva De Silva, Patricia Rehfield, and Jennifer S. Blumenthal-Barby

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Technology- and policy-based strategies for increasing supply of deceased donor livers, Katrina A. Bramstedt and Jean-Baptiste Hoang

Does the new fellowship examination format ensure a sufficient standard for FACEMs? No, Victoria Brazil and Simon Carley

Butala technique: Polyglactin 910 suture repair of comminuted patellar fractures, Rajendaprasad R. Butala, Ravindra G. Khedekar, Michael P. Nagara, Manit Arora, and Siddhartha Yadav

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Physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis in Australia and New Zealand: A clinical practice guideline, Brenda M. Button, Chrisitne Wilson, Ruth Dentice, Narelle S. Cox, Anna Middleton, Esta Tannenbaum, Jennifer Bishop, Robyn Cobb, Kate Burton, Michelle Wood, Fiona Moran, Ryan Black, Summer Bowen, Rosemary Day, Julie Depiazzi, Katherine Doiron, Michael Doumit, Tiffany Dwyer, Alison Elliot, Louise Fuller, Katherine Hall, Matthew Hutchins, Melinda Kerr, Annemarie Lee, Christina Mans, Lauren O'Connor, Ranjana Steward, Angela Potter, Tshepo Rasekaba, Rebecca Scoones, Ben Tarrant, Nathan Ward, Samantha West, Dianne White, Lisa Wilson, Jamie Wood, and Anne E. Holland

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Selective modulation of microRNA expression with protein ingestion following concurrent resistance and endurance exercise in human skeletal muscle, Donny M. Camera, Jun N. Ong, Vernon Coffey, and John A. Hawley

Interventions for improving health literacy in people with chronic kidney disease (protocol), Zoe C. Campbell, Jessica K. Stevenson, Kirsten McCaffery, Jesse Jansen, Katrina Campbell, Vincent W S Lee, and Angela C. Webster

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Comparisons of eccentric knee flexor strength and asymmetries across elite, sub-elite and school level cricket players, Wade J. Chalker, Anthony J. Shield, David A. Opar, and Justin Keogh

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Should there be greater use of preprint servers for publishing reports of biomedical science?, Iain Chalmers and Paul Glasziou

Lifetime prevalence of non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancer in australian recreational and competitive surfers, Michael Climstein, James Furness, Wayne Hing, and Joe Walsh

Evaluating the MESSAGE communication strategies in dementia training for use with community-based aged care staff working with people with dementia: A controlled pretest-post-test study, Erin R. Conway and Helen Chenery

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The effects of two equal-volume training protocols upon strength, body composition and salivary hormones in male rugby union players, Blair T. Crewther, Taati Heke, and Justin Keogh

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Educational interventions to improve people’s understanding of key concepts in assessing the effects of health interventions: A systematic review protocol, Leila Cusack, Chris del Mar, Iain Chalmers, and Tammy C. Hoffmann

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Feasibility and benefits of group-based exercise in residential aged care adults: A pilot study for the GrACE programme, Samantha Fien, Timothy Henwood, MIke Climstein, Justin Keogh, and Justin W. L. Keogh

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Clinical importance of assessing walking speed in older adults in general practice, Samantha Fien, Timothy Henwood, Mike Climstein, and Justin W. L. Keogh

Relative cytotoxic potencies and cell death mechanisms of α1-adrenoceptor antagonists in prostate cancer cell lines, Amanda Forbes, Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie, Russ Chess-Williams, and Catherine M. McDermott

Clinical methods to quantify trunk mobility in an elite male surfing population, James Furness, Michael Climstein, Jeremy Sheppard, Allan Abbott, and Wayne Hing

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Distal ureteric stones and tamsulosin: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, multicenter trial, Jeremy Furyk, Kevin Chu, Colin Banks, Jaimi Greenslade, Gerben Keijzers, Ogilvie Thom, Tom Torpie, Carl Dux, and Rajan Narula

Smoking status at time of listing for a heart transplant predicts mortality on the waiting list: A multicenter prospective observational study, Kathleen Gali, Heike Spaderna, Jacqueline Smits, Katrina A. Bramstedt, and Gerdi Weidner

An investigation into effective methodologies for latent fingerprint enhancement on items recovered from fire, Sarah Gardner, Thomas Cordingley, and Sean Francis

Delayed antibiotics reduced antibiotic use in acute respiratory infection without increasing symptom duration, Paul Glasziou

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Effect of health literacy on quality of life amongst patients with ischaemic heart disease in Australian General Practice, David Alejandro Gonzalez-Chica, The University of Adelaide, Jodie Avery, Katherine Duszynski, Jennifer A. Doust, Philip Tideman, Andrew Murphy, Jacquii Burgess, Justin Beilby, and Nigel Stocks

Ventilator-assisted preoxygenation: Protocol for combining non-invasive ventilation and apnoeic oxygenation using a portable ventilator, Steven Grant, Faisal Khan, Gerben Keijzers, Mark Shirran, and Leo Marneros

Long-term effectiveness and safety of pravastatin in patients with coronary heart disease: Sixteen years of follow-up of the LIPID study, Wendy E. Hague, John Simes, Adrienne Kirby, Anthony C. Keech, Harvey D. White, David Hunt, Paul J. Nestel, David M. Colquhoun, Helen Pater, Ralph A. Stewart, David R. Sullivan, Peter L. Thompson, Malcolm West, Paul P. Glasziou, and Andrew Tonkin

What do consumers want to know about antibiotics? Analysis of a medicines call centre database., Kate L. Hawke, Treasure McGuire, Geetha Ranmuthugala, and Mieke van Driel

Danish guidelines on management of otitis media in preschool children, C. H. Heidemann, J. Lous, J. Berg, J. J. Christensen, S. J. Hakonsen, M. Jakobsen, C. J. Johansen, L. H. Nielsen, Malene Hansen, A. Poulsen, L. P. Schousboe, C. Skrubeltang, A. B. Vind, and P. Homoe

Neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza: A systematic review and meta-analysis of regulatory and mortality data., Carl J. Heneghan, Igho Onakpoya, Mark Jones, Peter Doshi, Chris del Mar, Rokuro Hama, Matthew J. Thompson, Elizabeth Spencer, Kamal Mahtani, David Nunan, Jeremy Howick, and Tom Jefferson

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Redefining myeloid cell subsets in murine spleen, Ying Hey, Jonathan Tan, and Helen O'Neill

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Rural doctors’ views on and experiences with evidence-based medicine: The FrEEDoM qualitative study, Ranita Hisham, Su M. Liew, Chirk J. Ng, Kamaliah M. Nor, Iskandar F. Osman, Gah Juan Ho, Nurazira Hamzah, and P. Glasziou

Prescribing exercise interventions for patients with chronic conditions., Tammy Hoffmann, Chris Maher, Tom Briffa, Catherine Sherrington, Kim L. Bennell, Jennifer Alison, Maria A. Fiatarone Singh, and P. Glasziou

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Influence of habitual physical activity on gastric emptying in healthy males and relationships with body composition and energy expenditure, Katy Horner, Nuala Byrne, Groffrey J. Cleghorn, and Neil A. King

Food reward in active compared to inactive men: Roles for gastric emptying and body fat, Katy Horner, Graham Finlayson, Nuala Byrne, and Neil A. King

An alternate method for extracting DNA from environmentally challenged teeth for improved DNA analysis., Sheree R. Hughes-Stamm, Frauke Warnke, and Angela van Daal

Meta-analysis of breast cancer mortality benefit and overdiagnosis adjusted for adherence: Improving information on the effects of attending screening mammography, Gemma Jacklyn, Paul P. Glasziou, Petra Macaskill, and Alexandra Barratt

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Too much medicine in older people? Deprescribing through shared decision making, Jesse Jansen, Vasi Naganathan, Stacy L. Carter, Andrew J. McLachlan, Brooke Nickel, Les Irwig, Carissa Bonner, Jenny A. Doust, Jim Colvin, Aine Heaney, Robin M. Turner, and Kirsten McCaffery

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The impact of health literacy and life style risk factors on health-related quality of life of Australian patients, Upali W. Jayasinghe, Mark F. Harris, Sharon Parker, John Litt, Mieke van Driel, Danielle Mazza, Chris del Mar, Jane Lloyd, Jane W. Smith, Nick Zwar, and Richard Taylor

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Validity of a food frequency questionnaire to assess nutritional intake among Sri Lankan adults, Ranil Jayawardena, Nuala Byrne, Mario Soares, Prasad Katulanda, and Andrew P. Hills

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“Informed choice” in a time of too much medicine—no panacea for ethical difficulties, Minna Johansson, Karsten Juhl Jorgensen, Linn Getz, and Ray Moynihan

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Assessing the reliability of ultrasound imaging to examine radial nerve excursion, Ben Kasehagen, Richard F. Ellis, Grant Mawston, Scott Allen, and Wayne F. Hing

Carboxypeptidase X-1 (CPX-1) is a secreted collagen-binding glycoprotein, Yu-Hee Kim, Hayley O'Neill, and Jonathan Whitehead

Early and intensive dietary counseling in lung cancer patients receiving (chemo)radiotherapy, Nicole Kiss, Elizabeth Isenring, Karla Gough, Greg Wheeler, Andrew Wirth, Belinda A. Campbell, and Meinir Krishnasamy

The donor application: Utilizing social media to identify potential live donors, Komal Kumar, Abimereki Muzaale, Elizabeth King, Mary Bowring, Johanthan Konel, Allan Massie, Greg Segal, Jenna Arnold, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Dorry Segev, and Andrew Cameron

Initiation of insulin pump therapy in children at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes resulted in improved long-term glycemic control, Eunice G. Lang, Bruce R. King, Malcolm N. Miller, Sandra V. Dunn, Darrell A. Price, and Deborah C. Foskett

Meal replacements as a strategy for weight loss in obese hemodialysis patients, Annie-Claude M. Lassemillante, Veronica Oliver, Ingrid Hickman, Eryn Murray, and Katrina Campbell

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Addressing resistance to antibiotics in systematic reviews of antibiotic interventions, Leonard Leibovici, Mical Paul, Paul Garner, David J. Sinclair, Arash Afshari, Nathan Leon Pace, Nicky Cullum, Hywel C. Williams, Alan Smyth, Nicole Skoetz, Chris del Mar, Anne G M Schilder, Dafna Yahav, and David Tovey

The effect of distal femoral resection on fixed flexion deformity in total knee arthroplasty, David W. Liu, James F. Reidy, and Elaine Beller

2-Oxo-1,2-dihydropyridinyl-3-yl amide-based GPa inhibitors: Design, synthesis and structure-activity relationship study, Wendy Loughlin, Ian Jenkins, David N. Karis, Stephanie Schweiker, and Peter C. Healy

Increasing protein distribution has no effect on changes in lean mass during a rugby preseason, Kristen Mackenzie-Shalders, Neil A. King, Nuala Byrne, and Gary Slater

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Protein-energy malnutrition in the rehabilitation setting: Evidence to improve identification, Skye Marshall

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Nutrition screening in geriatric rehabilitation: Criterion (concurrent and predictive) validity of the malnutrition screening tool and the mini nutritional assessment−short form, Skye Marshall, Adrienne Young, Judith Bauer, and Elizabeth Isenring

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Walking the tightrope: Communicating overdiagnosis in modern healthcare, Kirsten McCaffery, Jesse Jansen, Laura D. Scherer, Hazel Thornton, Jolyn Hersch, Stacy L. Carter, Alexandra Barratt, Stacey Sheridan, Ray Moynihan, Jo Waller, John Brodersen, Kristen Pickles, and Adrian Edwards

Delayed antibiotic prescribing strategies—Time to implement?, Amanda McCullough and P. Glasziou

Behavior change theory, content and delivery of interventions to enhance adherence in chronic respiratory disease: A systematic review, Amanda McCullough, Cristin Ryan, Christopher Macindoe, Nathan Yii, Judy Bradley, Brenda O'Neill, Stuart Elborn, and Carmel Hughes

Introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis, Joanne E. McKenzie, Elaine M. Beller, and Andrew B. Forbes

How we capitalised on casual PBL facilitators’ expertise and experience to add value to our medical programme, Michelle Mclean and Cecilia Arrigoni

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Benzodiazepines, Kevin McNamara

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Mycobacterium chelonae associated with rapid erosion of non-sutured laparoscopic gastric band, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, and Michael Whitby

Carbon dioxide versus air insufflation for elective colonoscopy: A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, Rossita M. Yunus, and Shahjahan Khan

Suture cruroplasty versus prosthetic hiatal herniorrhaphy for large hiatal hernia: A meta-analys is and syste matic review of randomiz ed controlled trials, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, and Shahjahan Khan

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate a physiotherapy-led functional exercise programme after total hip replacement, Brenda Monaghan, Patricia Cunningham, Paul Harrington, Wayne F. Hing, Catherine Blake, D O'Dohertya, and Tara Cusack

Professional attributes of the emerging academic dietetic educator workforce in Australia, Kate Morgan and Roger Hughes

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Caution! Diagnosis creep, Ray Moynihan

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Preventing overdiagnosis – winding back the harms of too much medicine, Ray Moynihan

Blood pressure targets in primary care, Christiane Muth, Marjan van den Akker, and Paul P. Glasziou

Strategic Management, Danny O'Brien and Ben Corbett

Urinary alkalisation for symptomatic uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women (Review), Dermot B. O'Kane, Sameer Dave, Neel Gore, Farhaan Patel, Tammy Hoffmann, Jeanne L. Trill, and Chris del Mar

Late postoperative complications in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB): Meta-analysis and systematic review, Emma Osland, Rossita M Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Postoperative early major and minor complications in Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Astrectomy (LVSG) versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) procedures: A meta-analysis and systematic review, Emma Osland, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Tareq Alodat, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Acupuncture in Australia, Jack O'Sullivan, Chris del Mar, Alex Barnes, and Loretta Marron

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Circulating microrna responses between 'high' and 'low' responders to a 16-wk diet and exercise weight loss intervention, Evelyn Parr, Donny M. Camera, Luise M. Burke, Stuart Phillips, Vernon Coffey, and John A. Hawley

A randomized trial of high-dairy-protein, variable-carbohydrate diets and exercise on body composition in adults with obesity, Evelyn Parr, Vernon Coffey, Luise E. Cato, Stuart Phillips, Luise M. Burke, and John A. Hawley

Best practice pathology collection in Australia, Victoria Pilbeam, Lee Ridoutt, and Tony Badrick

Tapering practices of New Zealand's elite raw powerlifters, Hayden Pritchard, David A. Tod, Matthew J. Barnes, Justin Keogh, and Michael R. McGuigan

Autism in toddlers born very preterm, Margo A. Pritchard, Therese de Dassel, Elaine Beller, Fiona Bogossian, Linda Johnston, Jessica Paynter, Santo Russo, and James Scott

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A comparison of the performance of seven key bibliographic databases in identifying all relevant systematic reviews of interventions for hypertension, John Rathbone, Matt Carter, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul P. Glasziou

Pre-clinical medical students' perceptions of their patient safety skills in a simulated emergency department, Eliane Raymond-Dufresne, Victoria Brazil, Patricia Johnson, and Tracy Nielson

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The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: The age at heart trial, Karin Ried, Nikolaj Travica, and Avni Sali

3D photography is a reliable method of measuring infantile haemangioma volume over time, Sarah A. Robertson, Roy M. Kimble, Kristen J. Storey, Emma L. Gee Kee, and Kellie Stockton

Smoke and mirrors: unanswered questions and misleading statements obscure the truth about organ sources in China, Wendy A. Rogers, Torsten Tray, Maria A. Fiatarone Singh, Madeleine Bridgett, Katrina A. Bramstedt, and Jacob Lavee

Synbiotics easing renal failure by improving gut microbiology (SYNERGY): A randomized trial, Megan Rossi, David W. Johnson, Mark Morrison, Elaine Pascoe, Jeff Coombes, Josephine M. Forbes, Cheuk-Chun Szeto, Brett McWhinney, Jacobus P J Ungerer, and Katrina Campbell

Commercial very low energy meal replacements for preoperative weight loss in obese patients: A systematic review, Lynda J. Ross, Siobhan Wallin, Emma Osland, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Applying positioning theory to examine interactions between simulated patients and medical students: A narrative analysis, Sally Sargeant, Michelle Mclean, Patricia Green, and Patricia Johnson

Grip strength measurement: Towards a standardized approach in sarcopenia research and practice, L. A. Schaap, Benjamin Fox, Timothy Henwood, O Bruyere, J-Y Reginster, C Beaudart, F Buckinx, H Roberts, C Cooper, A Cherubini, G dell' Aquilla, M Maggio, and S Volpato

Laboratory-and field-based assessment of maximal aerobic power of elite stand-up paddle-board athletes, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, and Mike Climstein

Profiling the sport of stand-up paddle boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, and MIke Climstein

The association between aspects of psychological resilience and subtypes of depression: Implications for focussed clinical treatment models, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, Emmanuel Jesulola, Kerry Fitzpatrick, and Linda L. Agnew