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Submissions from 2018

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Nonstandard lumbar region in predicting fracture risk, Dima Alajlouni, Dana Bliuc, Thach Tran, Nicholas Pocock, Tuan Nguyen, John A. Eisman, and Jacqueline Center

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Increasing the knowledge, identification and treatment of osteoporosis through education and shared decision-making with residents living in a retirement village community, Jane Anderson-Wurf, Catherine Harding, and Alexa Seal

Increasing multimorbidity in an Australian street health service: A 10-year retrospective cohort study, Diane Arnold-Reed, Lakkhina Troeung, Tom Brett, Wendy Chan She Ping-Delfos, Cecily Strange, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Colleen Fisher, and David Preen

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Single-inhaler fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol versus fluticasone furoate/vilanterol plus umeclidinium using two inhalers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A randomized non-inferiority study, Peter R. Bremner, Ruby Birk, Noushin Brealey, Afisi S. Ismaila, Chang-Qing Zhu, and David A. Lipson

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The VOICE Study: Valuing Opinions, Individual Communication and Experience: Building the evidence base for undertaking patient-centred family meetings in palliative care - a mixed methods study, Philippa J. Cahill, Christine R. Sanderson, Elizabeth A. Lobb, and Jane L. Phillips

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How is chaplaincy marginalised-by our faith communities and by our institutions and can we change it?, Jeffrey Cohen

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Inferior vena cava filters (IVCFs): A review of uses and application to international guidelines at a single Australian center; implications of venous thromboembolism associated with malignancy, Philip Craven, Ciara Daly, Randall Oates, Nisha Sikotra, Tim Clay, and Eli Gabbay

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The teaching and learning of health advocacy in an Australian medical school, Arabelle M. Douglas, Donna B. Mak, Caroline Bulsara, David J. Macey, and Indira V.M Samarawickrema

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How are junior doctors managing patients with self-limiting illnesses at their first presentation? A video vignette study, Eugene D'Souza, Catherine Krejany, Rosie Meng, and Moyez Jiwa

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International medical electives in selected African countries: A phenomenological study on host experience, Elspeth Fotheringham, Pippa Craig, and Elina Tor

A routine ECG during a routine health check, Sascha Fulde and Gordian Fulde

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Carers' preferences for the delivery of therapy services for people with disability in rural Australia: Evidence from a discrete choice experiment, G Gallego, A Dew, M Lincoln, K Bulkeley, J Brentnall, and C Vietch

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Effect of adjunctive ranitidine for antipsychotic-induced weight gain: A systematic review of randomized placebo-controlled trials, Xiaojing Gu, Rui Chen, Chen-Hui Sun, Wei Zheng, Xin-Hu Yang, Shi-Bin Wang, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee Ng, Andrei Golenkov, Grace Lok, Lu Li, Ines Chow, Fei Wang, and Yu-Tao Xiang

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Informing implementation of quality improvement in Australian primary care, Charlotte Hespe, Lucie Rychetnik, David Peiris, and Mark Harris

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Impact of aging on the auditory system and related cognitive functions: A narrative review, Dona M.P Jayakody, Peter L. Friedland, Ralph N. Martins, and Hamid R. Sohrabi

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Exploring tutor perceptions and current practices in facilitating diagnostic reasoning in preclinical medical students: Implications for tutor professional development needs, Jane E. Keir, Shannon L. Saad, and Lorna Davin

Total hip arthroplasty by the direct anterior approach using a neck-preserving stem: Safety, efficacy and learning curve, Aditya Khemka, Omar Mograby, Sally J. Lord, Zelda Doyle, and Munjed Al Muderis

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A process for developing standards to promote quality in general practice, Julie Khoury, Catherine Krejany, Ronald Versteeg, Michaela Lodewyckx, Simone Pike, Michael Civil, and Moyez Jiwa

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Cost analysis of the CTLB Study, a multitherapy antenatal education programme to reduce routine interventions in labour, Kate M. Levett, Hannah G. Dahlen, Caroline A. Smith, Kenneth William Finlayson, Soo Downe, and Federico Girosi

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Cerebral small vessel disease burden is associated with poststroke depressive symptoms: A 15-month prospective study, Yan Liang, Yang-Kun Chen, Vincent C. Mok, De-Feng Wang, Gabor S. Ungvari, Winnie C. Chu, Hee-Ju Kang, and Wai-Kwong Tang

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Actinomyces cavernous sinus infection: A case and systematic literature review, Michal Lubomski, James Dalgliesh, Kenneth Lee, Omprakash Damodaran, Genevieve McKew, and Stephen Reddel

Preparing medical graduates for the health effects of climate change: An Australasian collaboration, Diana L. Madden, Michelle McLean, and Graeme L. Horton

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Mobile phone dependence, social support and impulsivity in Chinese university students, Songli Mei, Jingxin Chai, Shi-Bin Wang, Chee H. Ng, Gabor S. Ungvari, and Yu-Tao Xiang

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Does citation matter? Research citation in policy documents as an indicator of research impact – an Australian obesity policy case-study, Robyn Newson, Lucie Rychetnik, Lesley King, Andrew Milat, and Adrian Bauman

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Looking both ways: A review of methods for assessing research impacts on policy and the policy utilisation of research, Robyn S. Newson, Lesley A. King, Lucie Rychetnik, Andrew J. Milat, and Adrian E. Bauman

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Developing a mental health eClinic to improve access to and quality of mental health care for young people: Using participatory design as research methodologies, Laura Ospina-Pinillos, Tracey A. Davenport, Cristina S. Ricci, Alyssa C. Milton, Elizabeth M. Scott, and Ian B. Hickie

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Primary goals, information-giving and men's understanding: A qualitative study of Australian and UK doctors' varied communication about PSA screening, Kristen Pickles, Stacy M. Carter, Lucie Rychetnik, Kirsten McCaffery, and Vikki A. Entwistle

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Differences in Swedish and Australian medical student attitudes and beliefs about chronic pain, its management, and the way it is taught, Linda Rankin, Britt-Marie Stalnacke, Christopher J. Fowler, and Gisselle Gallego

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Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease in relation to chlamydia and gonorrhea testing, repeat testing, and positivity: A population-based cohort study, Joanne Reekie, Basil Donovan, Rebecca Guy, Jane S. Hocking, John M. Kaldor, Donna B. Mak, Sallie Pearson, David Preen, Louise Stewart, and James W.B Liu

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Long-term impact of childhood hepatitis B vaccination programs on prevalence among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women giving birth in Western Australia, Joanne Reekie, John M. Kaldor, Donna B. Mak, James Ward, Basil Donovan, Jane S. Hocking, David Preen, and Bette Liu

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Chlamydia trachomatis and the risk of spontaneous preterm birth, babies who are born small for gestational age, and stillbirth: A population-based cohort study, Joanne Reekie, Christine Roberts, David Preen, Jane S. Hocking, Basil Donovan, James Ward, Donna B. Mak, and Bette Liu

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Midwives' knowledge, attitudes and learning needs regarding antenatal vaccination, Annette Regan, Yvonne Hauck, Lisa Nicolaou, Danielle Engelbrecht, Janice Butt, Donna B. Mak, Rikki Priest, Ronit Cukierman, and Paul Effler

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Using a chronic hepatitis B Registry to support population-level liver cancer prevention in Sydney, Australia, Monica C. Robotin, Ximena Masgoret, Mamta Porwal, David Goldsbury, Chee Khoo, and Jacob George

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Pain medicine content, teaching and assessment in medical school curricula in Australia and New Zealand, Elspeth E. Shipton, Frank Bate, Raymond Garrick, Carole Steketee, and Eric J. Visser

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Massage, reflexology and other manual methods for pain management in labour, C. Smith, K. Levett, C. Collins, H. Dahlen, C. Ee, and M. Suganuma

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Relaxation techniques for pain management in labour, C. Smith, K. Levett, C. Collins, H. Dahlen, and M. Suganuma

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'What’s on your mind?' The only necessary question in spiritual care, Austyn Snowden, Elizabeth Anne Lobb, Susanne Schmidt, Ashley M. Swing, Pamela Logan, and Catherine Macfarlane

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Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia: Emerging issues from a global perspective, Charles L. Sprung, Margaret Somerville, Lukas Radbruch, Nathalie Steiner Collet, Gunnar Duttge, Jefferson P. Piva, Massimo Antonelli, Daniel P. Sulmasy, Willem Lemmens, and E Wesley Ely

A general practice street health service: Patient and allied service provider perspectives, Cecily Strange, Colleen Fisher, Wendy Chan She Ping-Delfos, Diane Arnold-Reed, and Tom Brett

ICare-ACS (Improving Care Processes for Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome): A study of cross-system implementation of a national clinical pathway, Martin P. Than, John W. Pickering, Jeremy M. Dryden, Sally J. Lord, S Andrew Aitken, Sally J. Aldous, Kate E. Allan, Michael W. Ardagh, John W.N Bonning, Rosie Callender, Laura R.E Chapman, Jonathan P. Christiansen, Andre P.J Cromhout, Louise Cullen, Joanne M. Deely, Gerald P. Devlin, Katherine A. Ferrier, Christopher M. Florkowski, Christopher M.A Frampton, Peter M. George, Gregory J. Hamilton, Allan S. Jaffe, Andrew J. Kerr, G Luke Larkin, Richard M. Makower, Timothy J.E Matthews, William A. Parsonage, W Frank Peacock, Bradley F. Peckler, Niels C. van Pelt, Louise Poynton, Mark Richards, Anthony G. Scott, Mark B. Simmonds, David Smyth, Oliver P. Thomas, Andrew C.Y To, Stephen A. Du Toit, Richard W. Troughton, and Kim M. Yates

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Does implementation matter if comprehension is lacking? A qualitative investigation into perceptions of advance care planning in people with cancer, Anna Ugalde, Clare O'Callaghan, Clem Byard, Samantha Brean, Jenelle MacKay, Anna Boltong, Sondra Davoren, Deborah Lawson, Phillip Parente, N Michael, and Patricia Livingstone

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Reduced mortality and subsequent fracture risk associated with oral bisphosphonate recommendation in a fracture liaison service setting: A prospective cohort study, Tineke A. van Geel, Dana Bliuc, Piet P. Geusens, Jacqueline R. Center, Geert-Jan Dinant, Thach Tran, Joop P. van den Bergh, Alastair R. McLellan, and John A. Eisman

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Physicians' perspectives on clinical pharmacy services in Northern Sweden: A qualitative study, Charlotta Vinterflod, Maria Gustafsson, Sofia Mattsson, and Gisselle Gallego

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Indigenous youth peer-led health promotion in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States: A systematic review of the approaches, study designs, and effectiveness, Daniel Vujcich, Jessica Thomas, Katy Crawford, and James Ward

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The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in China: A comprehensive meta-analysis, Fei Wang, Li Lu, Shi-Bin Wang, Ling Zhang, Chee H. Ng, Gabor S. Ungvari, Xiao-Lan Cao, Jian-Ping Lu, Cai-Lan Hou, Fu-Jun Jia, and Yu-Tao Xiang

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Improving the validity of Script Concordance Testing by optimising and balancing items, Michael Wan, Elina Tor, and Judith Nicky Hudson

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Standard setting in Australian medical schools, Helena Ward, Neville Chiavaroli, James Fraser, Kylie Mansfield, Darren Starmer, Laura Surmon, Martin Veysey, and Deborah O'Mara

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Comorbidities only account for a small proportion of excess mortality after fracture: A record linkage study of individual fracture types, Chen Weiwen, Judy Simpson, Lynette March, Fiona Blyth, Dana Bliuc, Thach Tran, Tuan Nguyen, John A. Eisman, and Jacqueline Center

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Meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of adjunctive rosuvastatin for dyslipidemia in patients with schizophrenia, Wei Zheng, Wei Yang, Qing-E Zhang, Xin-Hu Yang, Dong-Bin Cai, Jin-Qing Hu, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee H. Ng, Marc De Hert, Yu-Ping Ning, and Yu-Tao Xiang

Submissions from 2017

Childhood obesity: An approach to management, Shirley Alexander

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Single-stage osseointegrated reconstruction and rehabilitation of lower limb amputees: the Osseointegration Group of Australia Accelerated Protocol-2 (OGAAP-2) for a prospective cohort study, Munjed Al Muderis, William Lu, Kevin Tetsworth, Belinda Bosley, and Jiao Jiao Li

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Orthopedic surgeons' attitudes to osteoporosis investigation and management after minimal trauma fracture, J Anderson-Wurf, J McGirr, A Seal, and C Harding

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Detection and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia in primary care in Australia: protocol for a pragmatic cluster intervention study with pre-post intervention comparisons, Diane Arnold-Reed, Tom Brett, Lakkhina Troeung, Alistair Vickery, Jacquie Garton-Smith, Damon Bell, Jing Pang, Tegan Grace, Caroline Bulsara, Iain Li, Max Bulsara, and Gerald F. Watts

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Understanding practitioner professionalism in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health: lessons from student and registrar placements at an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care service, D Askew, V Lyall, S Ewen, D Paul, and M Wheeler

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Dynamic simulation modelling of policy responses to reduce alcohol-related harms: Rationale and procedure for a participatory approach, Jo-An Atkinson, Eloise O'Donnell, John Wiggers, Geoff McDonnell, Jo Mitchell, Louise Freebairn, Devon Indig, and Lucie Rychetnik

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Effectiveness and efficiency of training in digital healthcare packages: Training doctors to use digital medical record keeping software, Nicola Benwell, Kathryn Hird, Nicholas Thomas, Erin Furness, Mark Fear, and Greg Sweetman

Abdominal pressure and gastrointestinal function: an inseparable couple?, Annika Reintam Blaser, Manu L.N.G Malbrain, and Adrian Regli

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Beneficial effects on pregnancy outcomes of thyroid hormone replacement for subclinical hypothyroidism, N. Blumenthal and C. Eastman

Planned early birth versus expectant management for women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes prior to 37 weeks' gestation for improving pregnancy outcome, Diana M. Bond, Philippa Middleton, Kate M. Levett, David P. van der Ham, Caroline A. Crowther, Sarah L. Buchanan, and Jonathan Morris

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The prevalence of insomnia in the general population in China: A meta-analysis, X. Cao, S. Wang, B. Zhong, L. Zhang, G. Ungvari, N. Chee, L. Lu, H. Chiu, G. Lok, J. Lu, F. Jia, and Y. Xiang

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Undetectable mannose binding lectin and corticosteroids increase serious infection risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Graeme J. Carroll, Krista Makin, Maxine Garnsey, Max Bulsara, Bronwyn V. Carroll, Shona M. Curtin, Erin M. Allan, Andrew McLean-Tooke, Christine Bundell, Monica L. Kemp, Pooja Deshpande, Dana Ihdayhid, Sophie Coleman, Tracie Easter, James Triplett, Timothy Disteldorf, C Helen Marsden, and Michaela Lucas

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Evidence for a comprehensive approach to Aboriginal tobacco control to maintain the decline in smoking: An overview of reviews among Indigenous peoples, Catherine Chamberlain, Susan Perlan, Sue Brennan, Lucie Rychetnik, David Thomas, Raglan Maddox, Noore Alam, Emily Banks, Andrew Wilson, and Sandra Eades

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Use and outcomes of targeted therapies in early and metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer in Australia: Protocol detailing observations in a whole of population cohort, Benjamin Daniels, Sarah J. Lord, Belinda E. Kiely, Nehmat Houssami, Philip Haywood, Christine Y. Lu, Robyn L. Ward, and Sally-Anne Pearson

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Plasmodial Hsp40s: New avenues for antimalarial drug discovery, M Daniyan and G Blatch

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Prevention of osteoporotic refractures in regional Australia, E Davidson, A Seal, Z Doyle, K Fielding, and J McGirr

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Establishing contemporary trends in hepatitis B sero-epidemiology in an indigenous population, Jane Davies, Shu Qin Li, Steven Y. Tong, Rob W. Baird, Miles Beaman, Geoff Higgins, Benjamin C. Cowie, John R. Condon, and Joshua S. Davis

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Perceptions of recent medical graduates and their workplace supervisors towards a medical school clinical audit program, Stephanie Davis, Ilse O'Ferrall, Samuel Hoare, Caroline Bulsara, and Donna B. Mak

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Interventions for neurocognitive dysfunction, J Ellero, M Lubomski, and B Brew

Using electronic medical records to assess the rate of treatment for osteoporosis in Australia, M Elliott-Rudder, C Harding, J McGirr, A Seal, and L Pilotto

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Pharmacy students' attitudes and perceptions of "Virtual Worlds" as an instructional tool for clinical pharmacy teaching, C Englund, M Gustafsson, and G Gallego

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Extended "Timed Up and Go" assessment as a clinical indicator of cognitive state in Parkinson's disease, T Evans, A Jefferson, M Byrnes, S Walters, S Ghosh, F Mastaglia, B Power, and R Anderton

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Knowledge mobilisation for policy development: Implementing systems approaches through participatory dynamic simulation modelling, Louise Freebairn, Lucie Rychetnik, Jo-An Atkinson, Paul Kelly, Geoff McDonnell, Nick Roberts, Christine Whittall, and Sally Redman

Use of electroconvulsive therapy in Central-Eastern European countries: An overview, Gabor Gazdag, Jozef Dragasek, Rozalia Takacs, Margus Lookene, Tomasz Sobow, Aleksey Olekseev, and Gabor S. Ungvari

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Pharmacists' satisfaction with their work: Analysis of an alumni survey, Maria Gustafsson, Sofia Mattsson, Andy Wallman, and Gisselle Gallego

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Students' satisfaction with a web-based pharmacy program in a re-regulated pharmacy market, M Gustafsson, S Mattsson, and G Gallego

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Electroconvulsive therapy for agitation in schizophrenia: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, Xiaojing Gu, Wei Zheng, Tong Guo, Gabor S. Ungvari, Helen F.K. Chiu, Xiaolan Cao, Carl D'Arcy, Xiangfei Meng, Yuping Ning, and Xiang Yutao

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General practitioner and registrar involvement in refugee health: exploring needs and perceptions, C Harding, A Seal, G Duncan, and A Gilmour

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Mind the (treatment) gap: A global perspective on current and future strategies for prevention of fragility fractures, H C.W. Harvey, E V. McCloskey, Paul Mitchell, B Dawson-Hughes, D D. Pierroz, J Reginster, R Rizzoli, C Cooper, and J A. Kanis

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Policymakers' experience of a capacity-building intervention designed to increase their use of research: A realist process evaluation, A Haynes, S Brennan, S Redman, A Williamson, S Makkar, G Gallego, and P Butow

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Perceptions of cancer of unknown primary site: A national survey of Australian medical oncologists, C Karapetis, L Guccione, M Tattersall, H Gooden, C Vajdic, S Lambert, M Robotin, L Mileshkin, and P Schofield

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Be well: A systems-based wellness intervention using mindfulness in the workplace – A case study, Kate M. Levett, Sharyn Coughlan, Sharon Longridge, Violet Roumeliotis, and Jon Adams

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Association of cerebral small vessel disease burden and health-related quality of life after acute ischemic stroke, Yan Liang, Yang-Kun Chen, Min Deng, Vincent C.T. Mok, De-Feng Wang, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chiu-wing W. Chu, Akane Kamiya, and Wai-Kwong Tang

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Beta-blocker under-use in COPD patients, Kuan Pin Lim, Sarah Loughrey, Michael Musk, Melanie Lavender, and Jeremy P. Wrobel

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The psychometric properties of the quick inventory of depressive symptomatology-self-report (QIDS-SR) in patients with HBV-related liver disease, Mei Liu, Yuanyuan Wang, Jing Zhao, Sujun Zheng, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee H. Ng, Zhong-ping Duan, and Yutao Xiang

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Prevalence of smoking in patients with bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia and their relationships with quality of life, Xiao-Hong Li, Feng-Rong An, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee H. Ng, Helen F.K. Chiu, Ping-Ping Wu, Xin Jin, and Yu-Tao Xiang

Management of common hepatobiliary disorders in pregnancy, Ian Lockart, Blake Knapman, Cynthuja Thilakanathan, and Chris Pokorny

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Antenatal influenza and pertussis vaccine uptake among Aboriginal mothers in Western Australia, Kennia Lotter, Annette K. Regan, Tyra Thomas, Paul V. Effler, and Donna B. Mak

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Isolated intractable nausea and vomiting with hiccups heralds a neuromyelitis optica area postrema syndrome, Michal Lubomski, Jacqueline Lubomski, Irene Tan, and Michael Hayes

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Sleep duration and patterns in Chinese older adults: A comprehensive meta-analysis, Li Lu, Shi-Bin Wang, Wen-Wang Rao, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee H. Ng, Helen F.K Chiu, Juan Zhang, Changgui Kou, Fu-Jun Jia, and Yu-Tao Xiang

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Managing 'shades of grey': a focus group study exploring community-dwellers’ views on advance care planning in older people, N Michael, C O'Callaghan, and E Sayers

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Non-invasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance in pulmonary hypertension: Current knowledge and future direction, P Naing, H Kuppusamy, G Scalia, G Hills, and D Playford

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“Life within the person comes to the fore”: Pastoral workers’ practice wisdom on using arts in palliative care, Clare O'Callaghan, Libby Byrne, Eleni Cokalis, David Glenister, Margaret Santilli, Rose Clark, Therese McCarthy, and Natasha Michael

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Extending awareness of healthcare ethics at Cabrini Health: Junior clinicians' perspectives, Clare O'Callaghan, Julia Trimboli, Xavier Symons, Margaret Staples, Emma Patterson, and Natasha Michael

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Do images of a personalised future body shape help with weight loss? A randomised controlled study, Gemma Ossolinski, Moyez Jiwa, Alexandra McManus, and Richard Parsons

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Gene expression analysis of bovine embryonic disc, trophoblast and parietal hypoblast at the start of gastrulation, P Pfeffer, C Smith, P Maclean, and D Berg

What's new in weight loss management and surgery?, Tamara C. Preda, Veronica A. Preda, and Reginald V. Lord

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Trends in chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing and positivity in Western Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women 2001-2013: a population based cohort study, J. Reekie, B. Donovan, R. Guy, J. Hocking, J. Kaldor, D. Mak, S. Pearson, D. Preen, H. Wand, J. Ward, and B. Liu

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An update on the perioperative management of children with upper respiratory tract infections, Adrian Regli, Karin Becke, and Britta Von Ungern-Sternberg

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Adrenal crises: perspectives and research directions, R Rushworth, D Torpy, and H Falhammar

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Association of waist circumference with outcomes in an acute general surgical unit, T Ryan, P Gosal, A Seal, J McGirr, and N Williams