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Submissions from 2015

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Values in breast cancer screening: an empirical study with Australian experts, Lisa Parker, Lucie Rychetnik, and Stacy Carter

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Recurrent nocturnal hypoglycaemia as a cause of morning fatigue in treated Addison’s disease – Favourable response to dietary management: A case report, Kristina S. Petersen, R Louise Rushworth, Peter M. Clifton, and David J. Torphy

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De novo identification of differentially methylated regions in the human genome, Timothy J. Peters, Michael J. Buckley, Aaron L. Statham, Ruth Pidsley, Katherine Samaras, Reginald V. Lord, Susan J. Clark, and Peter L. Molloy

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The thalamus as a putative biomarker in neurodegenerative disorders, Brian D. Power and Jeffrey C.L Looi

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Can we identify women who initiate and then prematurely cease breastfeeding? An Australian multicentre cohort study, Julie Quinlivan, Sonia Kua, Robert A. Gibson, Andrew McPhee, and Maria M. Makrides

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Comparison of text-messaging to voice telephone interviews for active surveillance of adverse events following immunisation, A Regan, C Blyth, L Tracey, D Mak, P Richmond, and P Efflier

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Surveillance of antenatal influenza vaccination: validity of current systems and recommendations for improvement, Annette Regan, Donna Mak, Hannah C. Moore, Lauren Tracey, Richard Saker, Catherine Jones, and Paul Effler

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A prospective cohort study comparing the reactogenicity of trivalent influenza vaccine in pregnant and non-pregnant women, A Regan, L Tracey, C Blyth, D Mak, P Richmond, G Shellam, C Talbot, and P Effler

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International dissemination of evidence‑based practice, open access and the IACAPAP textbook of child and adolescent mental health, Joseph Rey

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Paramedics' perceptions and educational needs with respect to palliative care, Ian R. Rogers, Freya M. Shearer, Jeremy R. Rogers, Gail Ross-Adjie, Leanne Monterosso, and Judith C. Finn

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Implementation of the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups criteria: Not always a cause for concern, P Sibartie and J Quinlivan

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Prudentia: a medical school's solution to curriculum mapping and curriculum management, Carole Steketee

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Apathy and suicide-related ideation 3 months after stroke: a cross-sectional study, Wai Kwong Tang, Lara Caeiro, Chieh Grace Lau, Huajun Liang, Vincent Mok, Gabor S. Ungvari, and Ka Sing Wong

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Twenty-year outcomes of a longitudinal prospective evaluation of isolated endoscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon autografts, Simon Thompson, Lucy Salmon, Alison Waller, James Linklater, Justin Roe, and Leo Pinczewski

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Twenty-year outcome of a longitudinal prospective evaluation of isolated endoscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon or hamstring autograft, S Thompson, L Salmon, A Waller, J Linklater, J Roe, and L Pinczewski

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Adverse events following influenza immunization reported by healthcare personnel using active surveillance based on text messages, L Tracey, A Regan, D Mak, and P Effler

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Relationship between serum testosterone and fracture risk in men: a comparison of RIA and LC-MS/MS, Thach S. Tran, Jacqueline R. Center, Markus J. Seibel, John A. Eisman, Mark M. Kushnir, Alan L. Rockwood, and Tuan V. Nguyen

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Conversion of a gastric band into an intraperitoneal port in a patient with optimally debulked stage 3C serous ovarian carcinoma, P Tucker, P Cohen, J Tan, and J Tan

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Why HITnet kiosks didn't hit the mark for sexual health education of Western Australian Aboriginal youth, D Vujcich, N Hadland, B A. Sullivan, S Clews, K Kerry, and D Mak

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Using the script concordance test to assess clinical reasoning skills in undergraduate and postgraduate medicine, Michael Wan

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Trans-arterial embolisation therapies for unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A systematic review, L. Yang, J Shan, L Shan, A Saxena, L Bester, and D Morris

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Early primary care physician contact and health service utilisation in a large sample of recently released ex-prisoners in Australia: prospective cohort study, Jesse T. Young, Diane Arnold-Reed, David Preen, Max Bulsara, Nick Lennox, and Stuart A. Kinner

Submissions from 2014

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External validation of the Garvan nomograms for predicting absolute fracture risk: The Tromso study, Luai A. Ahmed, Nguyen D. Nguyen, Ashild Bjornerem, Ragnar M. Joakimsen, Lone Jorgensen, Jan Stormer, Dana Bliuc, Jacqueline R. Center, John A. Eisman, Tuan V. Nguyen, and Nina Emaus

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Evaluating the Guideline Enhancement Tool (GET): an innovative clinical training tool to enhance the use of hypertension guidelines in general practice, Chinthaka Balasooriya, Joel Rhee, Boaz Shulruf, Rosa Canalese, and Nicholas Zwar

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Multimorbidity in a marginalised, street-health Australian population: a retrospective cohort study, Tom Brett, Diane Arnold-Reed, Lakkina Troeung, Max Bulsara, Annalise Williams, and Robert G. Moorhead

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Domestic violence is a leading risk factor in default from colposcopy services, Rachael R. Collier and Julie Quinlivan

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Intraoperative radiotherapy for early breast cancer: Do health professionals choose convenience or risk?, Tammy Corica, David Joseph, Christobel Saunders, Max Bulsara, and Anna K. Nowak

Technical quality assurance during the TROG 03.04 ‘RADAR’ prostate radiotherapy trial: are the results reflected in observed toxicity rates?, M A. Ebert, Max Bulsara, A Haworth, R Kearvell, S Richardson, A Kennedy, N A. Spry, S A. Bydder, D J. Joseph, and J W. Denham

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High expression of Cathepsin E in tissues but not blood of patients with Barrett’s esophagus and adenocarcinoma, Oliver M. Fisher, Angelique J. Levert-Mignon, Sarah J. Lord, Natalie K. Botelho, Araluen K. Freeman, Melissa L. Thomas, Dan Falkenback, Antony Wettstein, David C. Whiteman, Yuri V. Bobryshev, and Reginald V. Lord

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From biomarkers to medical tests: The changing landscape of test evaluation, Andrea R. Horvath, Sarah J. Lord, Andrew St John, Sverre Sandberg, Christa M. Cobbaert, Stefan Lorenz, Phillip J. Monaghan, Wilma D.J. Verhagen-Kamerbeek, Christoph Ebert, and Patrick M.M. Bossuyt

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Image analysis of liver biopsy samples measures fibrosis and predicts clinical outcome, Yi Huang, Bastiaan De Boer, Leon A. Adams, Gerry MacQuillan, Max Bulsara, and Gary P. Jeffrey

Image analysis of liver biopsy samples measures fibrosis and predicts clinical outcome, Yi Huang, Bastiaan de Boer, Leon A. Adams, Gerry MacQuillan, Max Bulsara, and Gary P. Jeffrey

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Rating general practitioner consultation performance in cancer care: Does the specialty of assessors matter? A simulated patient study, M Jiwa, G Halkett, X Meng, and M Berg

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A randomised trial deploying a simulation to investigate the impact of hospital discharge letters on patient care in general practice, M Jiwa, X Meng, C O'Shea, P Magin, A Dadich, and V Pillai

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Management of behavioural change in patients presenting with a diagnosis of dementia: A video vignette study with Australian general practitioners, M Jiwa, P Nichols, P Magin, G Pagey, X Meng, R Parsons, and V Pillai

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Early discontinuation of endocrine therapy for breast cancer: Who is at risk in clinical practice?, Anna Kemp, David Preen, Christobel Saunders, Francis Boyle, Max Bulsara, Eva Malacova, and Elizabeth E. Roughead

An audit of chronic hepatitis B contact tracing in metropolitan Western Australia, L Mascarenhas and Donna B. Mak

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A panel of genes methylated with high frequency in colorectal cancer, Susan M. Mitchell, Jason P. Ross, Horace R. Drew, Thu Ho, Glenn S. Brown, Neil F W Saunders, Konsta R. Duesing, Michael J. Buckley, Rob Dunne, Iain Beetson, Keith N. Rand, Aidan McEvoy, Melissa L. Thomas, Rohan T. Baker, David A. Wattchow, Graeme P. Young, Trevor J. Lockett, Susanne K. Pedersen, Lawrence C. LaPointe, and Peter L. Molloy

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Genomic catastrophes frequently arise in esophageal adenocarcinoma and drive tumorigenesis, K Nones, N Waddell, N Wayte, A Patch, P Bailey, F Newell, O Holmes, J Fink, M Quinn, Y Tang, G Lampe, K Quek, K Loffler, S Manning, S Idrisoglu, D Miller, Q Xu, N Waddell, P Wilson, T Bruxner, A Christ, I Harliwong, C Nourse, E Nourbakhsh, M Anderson, S Kazakoff, C Leonard, S Wood, P Simpson, L Reid, L Krause, D Hussey, D Watson, R Lord, D Nancarrow, W Phillips, D Gotley, B Smithers, D Whiteman, N Hayward, P Campbell, J Pearson, S Grimmond, and A Barbour

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Eye trauma epidemiology in regional Australia, Luke C. Northey, Gaurav Bhardwaj, Shane Curran, and Joseph McGirr

Non-culture Neisseria gonorrhoeae molecular penicillinase production surveillance demonstrates the long-term success of empirical dual therapy and informs gonorrhoea management guidelines in a highly endemic setting, David J. Speers, Rachel E. Fisk, Namraj Goire, and Donna Mak

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A longitudinal cohort study of the impact of first and both eye cataract surgery on falls and other injuries in Vietnam, Kien Gia To, Lynn Meuleners, Max Bulsara, Michelle L. Fraser, Dat Van Deong, Dung Van Do, Van-Anh Ngoc Huynch, Tien Duy Phi, and Hoang Huy Tran

Radiotherapy for breast cancer, the TARGIT-A trial — Authors' reply, Jayant S. Vaidya, Frederik Wenz, Max Bulsara, Jeffrey S. Tobias, David Joseph, and Michael Baum

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Risk-adapted targeted intraoperative radiotherapy versus whole-breast radiotherapy for breast cancer: 5-year results for local control and overall survival from the TARGIT-A randomised trial, Jayant S. Vaidya, Frederik Wenz, Max Bulsara, Jeffrey S. Tobias, David Joseph, Mohammed Keshtgar, Henrik Flyger, Samuele Massarut, Michael Alvarado, Christobel Saunders, Wolfgang Eiermann, Marinos Metaxas, Elena Sperk, Marc Sutterlin, Douglas Brown, Laura Esserman, Mario Roncadin, Alastair Thompson, John Dewar, Helle R. Holtveg, Steffi Pigorsch, Mary Falzon, Eleanor Harris, April Matthews, Chris Brew-Graves, Ingrid Potyka, Tammy Corica, Norman R. Williams, and Michael Baum

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Assessing self-perception in patients with chronic low back pain: Development of a back-specific body-perception questionnaire, Benedict M. Wand, Monique James, Sam Abbaszadeh, Pamela Jane George, Pamela Margaret Formby, Anne Julia Smith, and Neil Edward O'Connell

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Case series of elective instrumented posterior lumbar spinal fusions demonstrating a low incidence of venous thromboembolism, Benjamin Weber, Alexa Seal, Joseph McGirr, and Kerin Fielding

Capecitabine for ER-positive versus ER-negative breast cancer, Alison M. White, Peter K.H Lau, Andrew D. Redfern, and Max K. Bulsara

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Unmet needs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): A qualitative study on patients and doctors, S Wong, N Abdullah, A Abdullah, S Liew, S Ching, E Khoo, M Jiwa, and Y Chia

Submissions from 2013

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Perceptions of barriers to discussing and testing for sexually transmitted infections in a convenience sample of general practice patients, Joanne R. Baker, Diane E. Arnold-Reed, Tom Brett, Dana A. Hince, Ilse O'Ferrall, and Max K. Bulsara

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Multimorbidity in patients attending 2 Australian primary care practices, Tom Brett, Diane Arnold-Reed, Aurora Popescu, Bishoy Soliman, Max Bulsara, Hilary Fine, Geoff Bovell, and Robert G. Moorhead

A KT intervention including the evidence alert system to improve clinician’s evidence-based practice behavior—A cluster randomized controlled trial, Lanie Campbell, Iona Novak, Sarah McIntyre, and Sarah J. Lord

Safety surveillance of influenza vaccine in pregnant women, Dale Carcione, Christopher C. Blyth, Peter C. Richmond, Donna Mak, and Paul V. Effler

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Efficacy of osmoprotectants on prevention and treatment of murine dry eye, W Chen, X Zhang, J Li, Y Wang, Q Chen, C Hou, and Q Garrett

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Assessment of potential anti-cancer stem cell activity of marine algal compounds using an in vitro mammosphere assay, J de la Mare, J Sterrenberg, M Sukhthankar, M Chiwakata, D Beukes, G Blatch, and A Edkins

GP and registrar involvement in refugee health: a needs assessment, G Duncan, C Harding, A Gilmour, and A Seal

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Differential associations between body mass index and outcomes after elective adult cardiac surgery: A linked data cohort study, K. M. Ho, C Bertenshaw, S. Same, M. Schneider, K. A. Williams, T. Godsell, and Kathryn M. Hird

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Continuity of cancer care: Where do primary care practitioners fit in?, M Jiwa, A McManus, and A Dadich

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Objective assessment of cosmetic outcome after targeted intraoperative radiotherapy in breast cancer: Results from a randomised controlled trial, Mohammed Keshtgar, Norman R. Williams, Max K. Bulsara, Christobel Saunders, Henrik Flyger, Jaime S. Cardaso, Tammy Corica, Neils Kroman, Nikolaos V. Michalopoulos, and David J. Joseph

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Decrease in hyperosmotic stress-induced corneal epithelial cell apoptosis by L-carnitine, N Khandekar, M Willcox, S Shih, P Simmons, J Vehige, and Q Garrett

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The validation of the E-Victimisation Scale (E-VS) and the E-Bullying Scale (E-BS) for adolescents, Lawrence T. Lam and Yongxin Li

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Esophageal dysmotility after laparoscopic gastric band surgery, Philip A. Le Page, Sebastianus Kwon, Sarah J. Lord, and Reginald V.N. Lord

Needle and syringe distribution trends in Western Australia, 1990 to 2009, Georgiana Lilley, Donna Mak, and Trinity Fredericks

Disabling chronic low back pain as an iatrogenic disorder: A qualitative study in Aboriginal Australians, Ivan B. Lin, Peter B. O'Sullivan, Juli A. Coffin, Donna B. Mak, Sandy Toussaint, and Leon M. Straker

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Living with advanced cancer and an uncertain disease trajectory: An emerging population in palliative care?, Elizabeth A. Lobb PhD, MAppSci,B.Ad.Ed; John Kearsley; Winston Lilauw; Leslie White; and Annmarie Hosie

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Signs of post-traumatic stress disorder in caregivers following an expected death: A qualitative study, Elizabeth A. Lobb PhD, MAppSci,B.Ad.Ed; Christine Sanderson; Jane Mowll; Phyllis N. Butow; Naomi McGowan; and Melanie A. Price

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Factors determining vaccine uptake in Western Australian adolescents, Donna B. Mak, Max K. Bulsara, Megan Wrate, Dale Carcione, Melissa Chantry, and Paul V. Effler

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Enriched environments and motor outcomes in cerebral palsy: Systematic review and meta-analysis, Catherine J. Morgan, Iona Novak, and Nadia Badawi

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Contributions of ocular surface components to matrix-metalloproteinases (MMP)-2 and MMP-9 in feline tears following corneal epithelial wounding, A Petznick, M Madigan, Q Garrett, D Sweeney, and M Evans

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High biological variation of serum hyaluronic acid and Hepascore, a biochemical marker model for the prediction of liver fibrosis, Enrico Rossi, Leon A. Adams, Helena L. Ching, Max K. Bulsara, Gerry MacQuillan, and Gary P. Jeffrey

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Using expert panels to determine the level of cancer knowledge required of junior doctors in Australia. Part 1: Methodology and results, Darren L. Starmer, Elaine Chapman, and Michael J. Millward

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Predictors of uptake of influenza vaccination: A survey of pregnant women in Western Australia, Silje E. Taksdal, Donna Mak, Sarah Joyce, Stephania Tomlin, Dale Carcione, Paul K. Armstrong, and Paul V. Effler

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Where do children travel to and what local opportunities are available? The relationship between neighborhood destinations and children’s independent mobility, Karen Villanueva, Billie Giles-Corti, Max K. Bulsara, Anna Timperio, Gavin McCormack, Bridget Beesley, Georgina Trapp, and Nicholas Middleton

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Brugada syndrome, Michael Wan, Jessica Jellins, Mitchell Milanovic, David-Joel Taitz, S. H. Wan, and P. W. Yam

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal sexually transmitted infections and blood borne virus notification rates in Western Australia: Using linked data to improve estimates, Rochelle E. Watkins, Donna Mak, Carolien M. Giele, and Sharon Clews

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“Through the kids . . . We connected with our community”: Children as catalysts of social capital, Lisa Wood, Billie Giles-Corti, Stephen R. Zubrick, and Max K. Bulsara

Submissions from 2012

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The adaptor protein 14-3-3 binds to the calcium-sensing receptor and attenuates receptor-mediated Rho kinase signalling, Ajanthy Arulpragasam, Aaron L. Magno, Evan Ingley, Suzanne J. Brown, Arthur D. Conigraves, Thomas Ratajczak, and Bryan K. Ward

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Cerebrovascular risk factors in early-onset dementia, Emily R. Atkins, Max K. Bulsara, and Peter K. Panegyres

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The natural history of early-onset dementia: The Artemis Project, Emily R. Atkins, Max K. Bulsara, and Peter K. Panegyres

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Factors associated with the performance of a blood-based interferon-γ release assay in diagnosing tuberculosis, Sally Banfield, Elaine Pascoe, Aesen Thambiran, Aris Siafarikas, and David Burgner

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The birth of convulsive therapy revisited: A reappraisal of László Meduna's first cohort of patients, Brigitta Baran, István Bitter, Gabor S. Ungvari, and Gábor Gazdag

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Venom immunotherapy for preventing allergic reactions to insect stings, Robert J. Boyle, Mariam Elremeli, Juliet Hockenhull, Mary Gemma Cherry, Max K. Bulsara, Michael Daniels, and J. N. G. Oude Elberink

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Book review: The Challenge of change: Putting patients before providers, Tom Brett

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The Fremantle Primary Prevention Study: A multicentre randomised trial of absolute cardiovascular risk reduction, Tom Brett, Diane Arnold-Reed, Cam Phan, Frances Cadden, William Walker, Wendy Manea-Walley, Noelene Mora, Julie Young, and Max Bulsara

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An approach to functional abdominal pain in children and adolescents, Tom Brett, Marion Rowland, and Brendan Drumm

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Improving stress testing compliance following chest pain presentations to the emergency department, Kevin Chung, David Playford, and Stephen P J Macdonald

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Preventing hypothermia in elective arthroscopic shoulder surgery patients: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial, Jed Duff, Renatta Di Staso, Kerry-Anne Cobbe, Nicole Draper, Simon Tan, Emma Halliday, Sandy Middleton, Lawrence Lam, and Kim Walker

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A difficult diagnosis of severe loin abdominal pain: Another imitation of other pathology, Gordian Fulde and Tiffany Fulde

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Short term effects of exercise training on exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial, Louise Ganderton, Sue Jenkins, Kevin Gain, Robin Fowler, Peta Winship, Dianne Lunt, and Eli Gabbay

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The practice of consenting to electroconvulsive therapy in the European Union, Gábor Gazdag, Rozália Takács, Gabor S. Ungvari, and Pascal Sienaert

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Organizational environment of outpatient drug treatment services in Hungary: A pilot study, Gábor Gazdag, Gabor S. Ungvari, Rozália Takács, and József Rácz

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Disabling synovitis associated with LARS artificial ligament use in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A case report, Constantine M. Glezos, Alison Waller, Henry E. Bourke, Lucy J. Salmon, and Leo Pinczewski

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Information needs and preferences of women as they proceed through radiotherapy for breast cancer, Georgia K B Halkett, Linda J. Kristjanson, Elizabeth Lobb, Jonathon Little, Therese Shaw, Mandy Taylor, and Nigel Spry

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Cyclical variation in the incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in Western Australia (1985–2010), Aveni Haynes, Max K. Bulsara, Carol Bower, Timothy W. Jones, and Elizabeth A. Davis

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Undiagnosed bipolar disorder in patients treated for major depression in China, Chen Hu, Yu-Tao Xiang, Gabor S. Ungvari, Faith B. Dickerson, Amy M. Kilbourne, Tian-Mei Si, Yi-Ru Fang, Zheng Lu, Hai-Chen Yang, Helen F K Chiu, Kelly Y C Lai, Jian Hu, Zhi-Yu Chen, Yi Huang, Jing Sun, Xiao-Ping Wang, Hui-Chun Li, Jin-Bei Zhang, and Gang Wang

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Outcome of anatomic transphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in Tanner Stage 1 and 2 patients with open physes, Catherine Hui, Justin Roe, Duncan Ferguson, Alison Waller, Lucy Salmon, and Leo Pinczewski

Doctors and medical training, M Jiwa

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Sterile abscess formation associated with depot leuprorelin acetate therapy for central precocious puberty, Stephanie R. Johnson, Richard C. Nolan, Maree T. Grant, Glynis J. Price, Aris Siafarikas, and Catherine SY Choong

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Death adder envenoming causes neurotoxicity not reversed by antivenom - Australian Snakebite Project (ASP-16), Christopher I. Johnstone, Margaret A. O'Leary, Simon G A Brown, Bart J. Currie, Lambros Halkidis, Richard Whitaker, Benjamin Close, and Geoffrey K. Isbister for the ASP Investigators

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Health information-seeking behaviour on the internet and health literacy among older Australians, Mary K. Lam and Lawrence T. Lam

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Predictors of the depressive symptomatology of the family caregivers of Chinese stroke patients in Hong Kong, C G. Lau, W K. Tang, K S. Wong, V Mok, and Gabor S. Ungvari