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


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

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


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

Big Eyes, Katrina A. Bramstedt

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

'TIDieR-ing up’ the reporting of interventions in stroke research: the importance, Tammy Hoffmann and Marion Walker

Consensus on the core functions of the public health nutrition workforce in Australia, Roger Hughes, Andrea Begley, and Heather Yeatman


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


Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines recommendations about primary cardiovascular disease prevention for older adults, Jesse Jansen, Shannon Mckinn, Carissa Bonner, Les Irwig, Jenny Doust, Paul Glasziou, Brooke Nickel, Barbara van Munster, and Kirsten McCaffery

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


The B subunit of Escherichia coli heat-labile toxin alters the development and antigen-presenting capacity of dendritic cells, Jing Ji, Kristin Grifftiths, Peter Milburn, Timothy Hirst, and Helen O'Neill

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

Resistance training reduces force tremor and improves manual dexterity in older individuals with essential tremor, Justin J. Kavanagh, Jacob Wedderburn-Bishop, and Justin Keogh


What is the effect of a formalised trauma tertiary survey procedure on a missed injury rates in multi-trauma patients? Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial, Gerben Keijzers, Chris Del Mar, Leo M.G. Geeraedts Jr., Josh Byrnes, and Elaine Beller

Benefits and Barriers of Cancer Practitioners Discussing Physical Activity with their Cancer Patients, Justin Keogh, Alicia Olsen, MIke Climstein, Sally Sargeant, and Lynette Jones


ACE and UCP2 gene polymorphisms and their association with baseline and exercise-related changes in the functional performance of older adults, Justin W. Keogh, Barry Palmer, Denise Taylor, and Andrew Kilding

Does the addition of RDW improve current ICU scoring systems?, Sarah Loveday, Leanne Sinclair, and Tony Badrick

The effect of a whey protein supplement dose on satiety and food intake in resistance training athletes, Kristen Mackenzie-Shalders, Nuala Byrne, Gary Slater, and Neil King

Pediatric deceased donation—A report of the transplantation society meeting in Geneva, Dominique E. Martin, Thomas A. Nakagawa, Marion J. Siebelink, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Joe Brierley, Fabienne Dobbels, James R. Rodrigue, Minnie Sarwal, Ron Shapiro, Beatriz Dominguez-Gil, Gabriel Danovitch, Stuart C. Sweet, Richard S. Trompeter, Farhat Moazam, Michael A. Bos, and Francis L. Delmonico

Not in my backyard: a systematic review of clinicians’ knowledge and beliefs about antibiotic resistance, Amanda McCullough, John Rathbone, Sarah Parekh, Tammy Hoffmann, and Chris del Mar


Defining the content and delivery of an intervention to Change AdhereNce to treatment in BonchiEctasis (CAN-BE): a qualitative approach incorporating the Theoretical Domains Framework, behavioural change techniques and stakeholder expert panels, Amanda McCullough, Cristin Ryan, Brenda O'Neill, Judy Bradley, J Stuart Elborn, and Carmel Hughes

Predictors of adherence to treatment in bronchiectasis, Amanda McCullough, Michael Tunney, J Stuart Elborn, Judy Bradley, and Carmel Hughes


The match between common antibiotics packaging and guidelines for their use in Australia, Treasure McGuire, Jane Smith, and Chris Del Mar

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

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

Professionalism under fire: Conflict, war and epidemics, Michelle Mclean, Vikram Jha, and John Sandars


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

How often do patients with localized melanoma attend follow-up at a specialist center?, Niloofar Memari, Andrew Hayen, Katy J. L. Bell, Lucie Rychetnik, Rachael L. Morton, Kirsten McCaffery, John F. Thompson, Les Irwig, and Robin M. Turner

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

Validating the speed and agility motor screen (SAMS) as a motor performance-related fitness measure for children, Nikki Milne and Wayne Hing

Child obesity service provision: a cross-sectional survey of physiotherapy practice trends and professional needs, Nikki Milne, Nancy Low Choy, Gary Leong, Roger Hughes, and Wayne F. Hing

Dance mobility: a somatic and dance programme for older adults in New Zealand, Felicity Molloy, Justin Keogh, Jean Krampe, and Azucena Guzmán

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


Public Opinions about Overdiagnosis: A National Community Survey, Ray Moynihan, Brooke Nickel, Jolyn Hersch, Elaine Beller, Jenny Doust, Shane Compton, Alexandra Barratt, Lisa Bero, and Kirsten McCaffery


What do you think overdiagnosis means? A qualitave analysis of responses from a national community survey of Australians?, Ray Moynihan, Brooke Nickel, Jolyn Hersch, Jenny Doust, Alexandra Barratt, Elaine Beller, and Kirsten McCaffery


The impact of an inpatient hospital admission on patients’ physical functioning and quality of life in the oncology setting, Andrew Murnane, Justin Keogh, Fiona Magat, Bond University, Marie Coulombe, Sharni Patchell, and Allan Abbott

Antibiotics for preventing recurrent sore throat (Review), Gareth JY Ng, Stephanie Tan, Anh Vu, Chris del Mar, and Mieke van Driel


Skeletal muscle ACC2 S212 phosphorylation is not required for the control of fatty acid oxidation during exercise, Hayley O'Neill, James Lally, Sandra Galic, Thomas Pulinilkunni, Rebecca Ford, Jason Dyck, Bruce van Denderen, Bruce Kemp, and Gregory Steinberg

Relationship between selected measures of power and strength and linear running speed amongst special weapons and tactics police officers, Rob Orr, J Jay Dawes, Craig Elder, Katie Krall, Michael Stierli, and Brian Schilling

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

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 Gerdham, and Allan Abbott

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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