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Submissions from 2015

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The Telehealth Skills, Training, and Implementation Project: An evaluation protocol, Andrew Bonney, Patricia Knight-Billing, Judy Mullan, Michelle Moscova, Stephen Barnett, Don Iverson, Daniel Saffioti, Elisabeth Eastland, Michelle Guppy, Kathryn Weston, Ian Wilson, Judith Nicky Hudson, Dimity Pond, Gerard Gill, and Charlotte Hespe

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Challenges in the care of familial hypercholesterolemia: a community care perspective, Tom Brett, Gerald F. Watts, Diane Arnold-Reed, Damon Bell, Jacquie Garton-Smith, Alistair W. Vickery, Jacqueline D. Ryan, and Jing Pang

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Familial hypercholesterolaemia: challenges in primary care, Tom Brett, Gerald F. Watts, Jacquie Garton-Smith, Damon A. Bell, Alistair W. Vickery, Jing Pang, and Diane Arnold-Reed

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Building social capital with interprofessional student teams in rural settings: A service-learning model, Pippa L. Craig, Christine Phillips, and Sally Hall

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APOE ε4 moderates abnormal CSF-abeta-42 levels, while neurocognitive impairment is associated with abnormal CSF tau levels in HIV+ individuals – a cross-sectional observational study, Lucette A. Cysique, Timothy Hewitt, Juliana Croitoru-Lamoury, Kevin Taddei, Ralph N. Martins, Constance S. Chew, Nicholas N. Davies, Patricia Price, and Bruce J. Brew

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When a patient's ethnicity is declared, medical students' decision-making processes are affected, S C. Ewen, J Barrett, David Paul, D Askew, G Webb, and A Wilkin

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Acute ankle and knee injuries: To x-ray or not?, G Fulde

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Meningitis or septicaemia in a backpacker?, Sascha Fulde and Gordian Fulde

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Factors affecting retention of allied health professionals working with people with disability in rural New South Wales, Australia: discrete choice experiment questionnaire development, G Gallego, A Dew, K Bulkeley, C Veitch, M Lincoln, A Bundy, and J Brentnall

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Should I stay or should I go? Exploring the job preferences of allied health professionals working with people with disability in rural Australia, G Gallego, A Dew, M Lincoln, A Bundy, R Chedid, K Bulkeley, J Brentnall, and C Veitch

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Protocol for the Care-IS Trial: a randomised controlled trial of a supportive educational intervention for carers of patients with high-grade glioma (HGG), G K B Halkett, E Lobb, L Miller, J L. Phillips, T Shaw, R Moorin, A Long, A King, J Clarke, S Fewster, P Hudson, M Agar, and A K. Nowak

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A comparison of the predictive accuracy of three screening models for pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis, Yanjie Hao, Vivek Thakkar, Wendy Stevens, Kathleen Morrisroe, David Prior, Candice Rabusa, Peter Youssef, Eli Gabbay, Janet Roddy, Jennifer Walker, Jane Zochling, Joanne Sahhar, Peter Nash, Susan Lester, Maureen Rischmueller, Susanna M. Proudman, and Mandana Nikpour

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General practice registrars’ intentions for future practice: Implications for rural medical workforce planning, C Harding, A Seal, J McGirr, and T Caton

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Improving allied health professionals' research implementation behaviours for children with cerebral palsy: protocol for a before-after study, Christine Imms, Iona Novak, Claire Kerr, Nora Shields, Melinda Randall, Adrienne Harvey, H Kerr Graham, and Dinah Reddihough

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Australian Fathers' Study: What influences paternal engagement with antenatal care?, T Jeffrey, K Luo, B Kueh, R Petersen, and J Quinlivan

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Impact of geography on the control of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a review of geocoded clinical data from general practice, Moyez Jiwa, Ori Gudes, Richard Varhol, and Narelle Mullan

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How do general practitioners manage patients with cancer symptoms? A video-vignette study, Moyez Jiwa, Xingqiong Meng, Carolyn O'Shea, Parker Magin, Ann Dadich, and Vinita Pillai

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Discrepancy of target sites between clinician and cytopathological reports in head neck fine needle aspiration: Did I miss the target or did the clinician mistake the organ site?, M Khanlari, Y Daneshbod, H Yazdi, S Shirian, S Negahban, A Aledavood, A Oryan, B Khademi, K Daneshbod, and A Field

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Osseointegrated total knee replacement connected to a lower limb prosthesis: 4 cases, Aditya Khemka, Laurent Frossard, Sarah J. Lord, Belinda Bosley, and Munjed Al Muderis

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Tracking funded health intervention research, Lesley A. King, Robyn S. Newson, Gillian E. Cohen, Jacqueline Schroeder, Selina Redman, Lucie Rychetnik, Andrew J. Milat, Adrian Bauman, and Simon Chapman

Methodological background and strategy for the 2012-2013 updated consensus definitions and clinical practice guidelines from the abdominal compartment society, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Derek J. Roberts, Roman Jaeschke, Jan J. De Waele, Bart L. De Keulenaer, Juan Duchesne, Martin Bjorck, Ari Leppaniemi, Janeth C. Ejike, Michael Sugrue, Michael Cheatham, Rao Ivatury, Chad G. Ball, Annika Reintam Blaser, Adrian Regli, Zsolt J. Balogh, Scott D'Amours, Inneke De Iaet, and Manu L.N.G Malbrain

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Target definition for shipwreck hunting, Kim Kirsner

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Neuropsychological and functional outcomes in recent-onset major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: a longitudinal cohort study, R Lee, D Hermens, S Naismith, J Lagopoulos, A Jones, J Scott, K Chitty, D White, R Robillard, E Scott, and I Hickie

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Evaluation of the regional nurse-supported hepatitis C shared care program in Western Australia: a mixed methods study, Roanna Lobo, Lester Mascarenhas, David Worthington, Judith Bevan, and Donna B. Mak

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Optimising motor learning in infants at high risk of cerebral palsy: a pilot study, Catherine Morgan, Iona Novak, Russell Dale, and Nadia Badawi

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A mixed methods study of the factors that influence whether intervention research has policy and practice impacts: perceptions of Australian researchers, Robyn Newson, Lesley King, Lucie Rychetnik, Adrian E. Bauman, Sally Redman, Andrew J. Milat, Jacqueline Schroeder, Gillian Cohen, and Simon Chapman

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Do patients with long-term side effects of cancer treatment benefit from general practitioner support? A literature review, I Ngune, M Jiwa, A McManus, and J Hughes

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Framing overdiagnosis in breast screening: a qualitative study with Australian experts, Lisa M. Parker, Lucie Rychetnik, and Stacy Carter

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The role of communication in breast cancer screening: A qualitative study with Australian experts, Lisa M. Parker, Lucie Rychetnik, and Stacy M. Carter

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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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Diagnosis and management of respiratory adverse events in the operating room, Adrian Regli and Britta S. von Ungern-Sternberg

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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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Experience of a tutor centric model for sonography training of emergency department registrars in an Australian urban emergency department 2009–2012, Greg Sweetman, Mark Fear, and Kathryn Hird

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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

Local therapy facilitators working with children with developmental delay in rural and remote areas of western New South Wales, Australia: The ‘Outback’ service delivery model, A Dew, K Bulkeley, C Veitch, A Bundy, M Lincoln, H Glenn, G Gallego, and J Brentnall

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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Robot-assisted gastrectomy and oesophagectomy for cancer, Dan Falkenback, Christopher W. Lehane, and Reginald V.N Lord

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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

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Health inequalities and development plans in Iran: An analysis of the past three decades (1984–2010), H Zare, A Trujillo, J Driessen, M Ghasemi, and G Gallego

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