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

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Documents from 2015

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

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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, P. Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Physical and functional implications of aquatic exercise for nursing home residents with dementia, Timothy Henwood, Christine Neville, Chantelle Baguley, Karen Clifton, and Elizabeth Beattie

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A randomised controlled trial of a blended learning education intervention for teaching evidence-based medicine approaches to teaching and learning, Dragan Ilic, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paul Glasziou, Julie Tilson, and Elmer Villanueva

Use of GRADE for assessment of evidence about prognosis: Rating confidence in estimates of event rates in broad categories of patients, Alfonsio Iorio, Frederick Spencer, Maicon Falavigna, Caroline Alba, Eddie Lang, Bernard Burnand, Thomas McGinn, Jill Hayden, Katrina Williams, Beverley Shea, Robert Wolff, Ton Kujpers, Pablo Perel, Per Vandvik, Paul Glasziou, Holger J. Schunemann, and Gordon Guyatt

Which screening method is appropriate for older cancer patients at risk for malnutrition?, Liz Isenring and Marinos Elia

Medical professionalism across cultures: A challenge for medicine and medical education, Vikram Jha, Michelle Mclean, Trevor Gibbs, and John Sanders

Enhanced urothelial ATP release and contraction following intravesical treatment with the cytotoxic drug, doxorubicin, Stanley Kang, Catherine M. McDermott, Stef Farr, and R. Chess-Williams

Recovery of urothelial mediator release but prolonged elevations in interleukin-8 and nitric oxide secretion following mitomycin C treatment, Sung-Hung Kang, Russ Chess-Williams, Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie, and Catherine M. McDermott

Effect of therapeutic massage on pain in patients with dementia, Yamini Kapoor and Rob Orr

Medical educators working abroad: Who are they?, Michelle Mclean, Anna da Silva, Judy McKimm, and Stella Major

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More than just teaching procedural skills: How RN clinical tutors contribute to medical students’ professional identity development, Michelle Mclean, Patricia Johnson, Sally Sargeant, and Patricia Green

Simulated Patients’ Perspectives of and Perceived Role in Medical Students’ Professional Identity Development, Michelle Mclean, Patricia Johnson, Sally Sargeant, and Patricia Green

Primary and secondary bone lymphomas, Carlo Messina, David Christie, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and Andres Ferreri

The effectiveness of quarter turn from prone in maintaining respiratory function in premature infants, Karly Montgomery, Nancy Low Choy, Michael Steele, and Judith Hough

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

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

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 Gerdham, and Allan Abbott

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

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

Using cultural immersion as the platform for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in an undergraduate medical curriculum, Janie Smith, C. L. Wolfe, S Springer, M Martin, J Togno, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Sally Sargeant, and B Murphy

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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, D O'Donovan, and A Moloney

Prevalence of attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Rae Thomas, Sharon Sanders, Jenny A. Doust, Elaine Beller, and Paul Glasziou

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

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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

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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

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The Functional Movement Screen as a Predictor of Tactical Athlete Performance, Claire Bock, M. Stierli, B. Hinton, and Robin M. Orr

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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, P. Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery

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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, P. 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

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

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Tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis, Martin Burton, Paul Glasziou, Lee Yee Chong, and Roderick P. Venekamp

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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

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Research Review: Exercise can be so demanding, Michael Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Effect of supervised, periodized exercise training versus self-direct training, Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Research Review: Getting high for fitness, Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh

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Shared decision making for acute respiratory infections in primary care (protocol), Peter Coxeter, Tammy Hoffmann, and Chris Del Mar

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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

Association between body fatness and measures of muscular endurance among part-time swat officers, J Dawes, Rob Orr, Craig Elder, and Carolyn Rockwell

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Australian Army recruit training course length and recruit injury rates, G Dawson, R Broad, and Robin M. Orr

World Masters Games: North American Participant Medical and Health History Survey, Mark DeBeliso, Joe Walsh, Michael Climstein, Ian T. Heazlewood, Jyrki Kettunen, Trish Sevene, and Kent Adams

Evaluation of a curriculum initiative designed to enhance the research training of dietetics graduates, Ben Desbrow, Michael Leveritt, Michelle Palmer, and Roger Hughes

Evaluating stroke patients' awareness of risk factors and readiness to change stroke risk-related behaviors in a randomized controlled trial., Sally Eames, Tammy Hoffmann, and Nichola Phillips

Antibiotics for bronchiolitis in children under two years of age, Rebecca Farley, Geoffrey K.P. Spurling, Lars Eriksson, and Chris Del Mar

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Optimal strategies for identifying kidney disease in diabetes: properties of screening tests, progression of renal dysfunction and impact of treatment- systematic review and modelling of progression and cost-effectiveness, Andrew J. Farmer, Richard Stevens, Jennifer Hirst, Tom Lung, Jason Oke, Philip Clarke, Andrew Neil, Paul Glasziou, David Dunger, Helen Colhourn, Christopher Pugh, Germaine Wong, Rafael Perera, and Brian Shine

An empirical investigation of the role of camaraderie, cause, competency, and participation motives in the development of attachment to a charity sport event, Kevin Filo, Daniel Funk, and Danny O'Brien

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Perception and responses to different forms of aqua-based exercise among older adults with osteoarthritis, Alison Fisken, Deborah L. Waters, Wayne Hing, Michael Steele, and Justin Keogh

ERK1/2 activation modulates pyocyanin-induced toxicity in A549 respiratory epithelial cells, Amanda Forbes, Andrew K. Davey, Anthony V. Perkins, Gary D. Grant, Amelia J. McFarland, and Catherine M. McDermott

Relative and absolute reliability of functional performance measures for adults with dementia living in residential aged care., Benjamin Fox, Timothy Henwood, Christine Neville, and Justin Keogh

Intracranial subdural empyema: A 10-Year case series, Heath French, Nathan Schaefer, Gerben Keijzers, David Barison, and Sarah Olson

Retrospective Analysis of Chronic Injuries in Recreational and Competitive Surfers: Injury Location, Type, and Mechanism, James Furness, Wayne Hing, Allan Abbott, Joe Walsh, Jeremy Sheppard, and Mike Climstein

Common harms from amoxicillin: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials for any indication, Malcolm Gillies, Anggi Ranakusuma, Tammy Hoffmann, Sarah Thorning, Treasure McGuire, and Chris del Mar

Criteria for monitoring tests were described: validity, responsiveness, detectability of long-term change, and practicality, P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, Adrienne Kirby, Andrew Tonkin, and John Simes

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Which lipid measurement should we monitor? An analysis of the LIPID study, P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, Adrienne Kirby, Andrew Tonkin, and R J. Simes

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The effect of angiotensin converting enzyme genotype on aerobic capacity following high intensity interval training, Nicole Goddard, Matthew Baker, Tim Higgins, and Christian Cobbold

The clinical features, management and prognosis of primary and secondary indolent lymphoma of the bone: A retrospective study of the international extranodal lymphoma study group (IELSG #14 study), Silvia Govi, David Christie, Carlo Messina, Marta Bruno-Ventre, Elias Medina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Yeon Park, Giovanni Martinelli, Emma Taylor, Helen Lucraft, Veronika Ballova, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and Andres Ferreri

The clinical features, management and prognosis of primary and secondary indolent lymphoma of the bone: A retrospective study of the international extranodal lymphoma study group (IELSG #14 study), Silvia Govi, David R.H. Christie, Silvia Mappa, Emerenziana Marturano, Marta Bruno-Ventre, Carlo Messina, Elias Medina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Yeon Park, Barbara Pro, Jayasingham Jayamohan, Nick Pavlakis, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and Andres Ferreri

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Searching for randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews on exercise: A descriptive study, Antonio Jose Grande, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul Glasziou

Evaluation of Autism-Related Health Information on the Web, Nicole Grant, Sylvia Rodger, and Tammy Hoffmann

Methylation differences at the HLA-DRB1 locus in CD4+ T-cells are associated with multiple sclerosis, M Graves, Miles Benton, Rodney Lea, Michael Boyle, Lotti Tajouri, Donia MacArtney-Coxson, R Scott, and Jeannette Lechner-Scott

Endurance and fatigue characteristics in the neck muscles during sub-maximal isometric test in patients with cervical radiculopathy, Marie Halvorsen, Allan Abbott, Anneli Peolsson, and Asa Dedering