Our publications



Ackerman IN, Soh S-E, Barker AL. Opportunities for cross-disciplinary care partnerships in physiotherapy. J Physiother 2018; 64: 69-71. doi:10.1016/j.jphys.2018.02.008

Ahern S, Apos E, McNeil JJ, Cunningham J, Johnson M. Monitoring outcomes in spine surgery: rationale behind the Australian Spine Registry. ANZ J Surg 2018; 88: 950-951. doi:10.1111/ans.14562

Ahern S, Evans S, Hopper I, Zalcberg J. Towards a strategy for clinical quality registries in Australia. Aust Health Rev 2018. doi:10.1071/AH17201

Ahern S, Evans SM, Hopper I, Earnest A. Clinical quality registries for clinician-level reporting: strengths and limitations. Med J Aust 2018: 208: 323. doi:10.5694/mja17.00644

Ahern S, Sims G, Earnest A, Bell SC. Optimism, opportunities, outcomes: the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry. Intern Med J 2018; 48: 721-723. doi:10.1111/imj.13807

Ayton D, Ayton S, Barker AL, Bush AI, Warren N. Parkinson’s disease prevalence and the association with rurality and agricultural determinants. Parkinsonism Relat Dis 2018. doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2018.10.026

Barker AL, Peeters G, Morello RT, Norman R, Ayton D, Lefkovits J, Brennan A, Evans SM, Zalcberg J, Reid C, Ahern S, Soh S-E, Stoelwinder J, McNeil JJ. Symptoms and feelings valued by patients after a percutaneous coronary intervention: a discrete-choice experiment to inform development of a new patient-reported outcome. BMJ Open 2018; 8: e023141. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023141

Blackburn J, Zheng Q, Grabowski DC, Hirth R, Intrator O, Stevenson DG, Banaszak-Holl J. Nursing home chain affiliation and its impact on specialty service designation for Alzheimer disease. Inquiry-J Health Car 2018; 55. doi:10.1177/0046958018787992

Danek E, Earnest A, Wischer N, Andrikopoulos S, Pease A, Nanayakkara N, Zoungas S. Risk-adjustment of diabetes health outcomes improves the accuracy of performance benchmarking. Sci Rep 2018; 8: 10261. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-28101-w

Detering KM, Buck K, Ruseckaite R, Kelly H, Sellars M, Sinclair C, Clayton JM, Nolte L. Prevalence and correlates of advance care directives among older Australians accessing health and residential aged care services: multicentre audit study. BMJ Open 2018; 9: e025255. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025255

Evans MA, Millar JL, Earnest A, Frydenberg M, Davis ID, Murphy DG, Kearns PA, Evans SM. Active surveillance of men with low risk prostate cancer: evidence from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry – Victoria. Med J Aust 2018; 208: 439-443. doi:10.5694/mja17.00559

Ho AFW, Wah W, Earnest A, Ng YY, Xie Z, Shahidah N, Yap S, Pek PP, Ong MEH. Health impacts of the southeast Asian haze problem – A time-stratified case crossover study of the relationship between ambient air pollution and sudden cardiac deaths in Singapore. Int J Cardiol 2018; 271: 352-358. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.04.070

Hopper I, Ahern S, Nguyen TQ, Mulvany C, McNeil JJ, Deva AK, Klein H, Stark B, Rakhorst HA, Cooter RD. Breast Implant Registries: a call to action. Aesthet Surg J 2018; 38: 807-810. doi:10.1093/asj/sjx153

Hoque DE, Earnest A, Ruseckaite R, Lorgelly P, Sampurno F, Evans M, Evans SM. A randomised controlled trial comparing completeness of responses of three methods of collecting patient-reported outcome measures in men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Qual Life Res 2018; 28: 687-694. doi:10.1007/s11136-018-2061-7

Hoque DE, Ruseckaite R, Lorgelly P, McNeil JJ, Evans SM. Cross-sectional study of characteristics of clinical registries in Australia: a resource for clinicians and policy makers. Int J Qual Health Care 2018; 30: 192-199. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzx196

Ierano C, Peel T, Ayton D, Rajkhowa A, Marshall C, Thursky K. Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis – the evidence and understanding its impact on consensus guidelines. Infection, Disease & Health 2018; 23: 179-188. doi:10.1016/j.idh.2018.05.003

Kannan A, Kirkman M, Ruseckaite R, Evans S. Prostate cancer awareness, case-finding, and early diagnosis: interviews with undiagnosed men in Australia. PloS One 2018. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0211539

Ooi GJ, Burton PR, Earnest A, Laurie C, Kemp WW, Nottle PD, McLean CA, Roberts SK, Brown WA. Visual liver score to stratify non-alcoholic steatohepatitis risk and determine selective intraoperative liver biopsy in obesity. Obes Surg 2018; 28: 427-436. doi:10.1007/s11695-017-2859-3

Ooi GJ, Earnest A, Doyle L, Laurie C, Wentworth JM, Sikaris K, le Roux CW, Burton PR, O’Brien PE, Brown WA. Detailed description of change in serum cholesterol profile with incremental weight loss after restrictive bariatric surgery. Obes Surg 2018; 28: 1351-1362. doi:10.1007/s11695-017-3015-9

Ooi GJ, Earnest A, Kemp WW, Burton PR, Laurie C, Majeed A, Johnson N, McLean C, Roberts SK, Brown WA. Evaluating feasibility and accuracy of non-invasive tests for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in severe and morbid obesity. Int J Obes (Lond) 2018; 42: 1900-1911. doi:10.1038/s41366-018-0007-3

Pease A, Earnest A, Ranasinha S, Nanayakkara N, Liew D, Wischer N, Andrikopoulos S, Zoungas S. Burden of cardiovascular risk factors and disease among patients with type 1 diabetes: results of the Australian National Diabetes Audit (ANDA). Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 77. doi:10.1186/s12933-018-0726-8

Pease A, Lo C, Earnest A, Liew D, Zoungas S. Evaluating optimal utilisation of technology in type 1 diabetes mellitus from a clinical and health economic perspective: protocol for a systematic review. Syst Rev 2018; 7:44. doi:10.1186/s13643-018-0706-9

Peeters G, Barker AL, Talevski J, Ackerman I, Ayton DR, Reid C, Stoelwinder JU, McNeil JJ. Do patients have a say? A narrative review of the development of patient-reported outcome measures used in elective procedures for coronary revascularisation. Qual Life Res 2018; 27: 1369-1380. doi: 10.1007/s11136-018-1795-6

Ruseckaite R, Pekin N, King S, Carr E, Ahern S, Oldroyd J, Earnest A, Wainwright C, Armstrong D. Evaluating the impact of 2006 Australasian Clinical Practice Guidelines for nutrition in children with cystic fibrosis in Australia. Resp Med 2018; 142: 7-14. doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2018.07.007

Samoborec S, Ruseckaite R, Ayton D, Evans S. Biopsychosocial factors associated with non-recovery after a minor transport-related injury: A systematic review. PLoS One 2018; 13: e0198352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198352

Sung SC, Ma J, Earnest A, Rush AJ, Lim LEC, Ong MEH. Screening for panic-related anxiety in emergency department patients with cardiopulmonary complaints: A comparison of two self-report instruments. Psychiatry Res 2018; 263: 7-14. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.02.031

Sung SC, Rush AJ, Earnest A, Lim LEC, Pek MPP, Choi JMF, Ng MPK, Ong MEH. A brief interview to detect panic attacks and panic disorder in Emergency Department patients with cardiopulmonary complaints. J Psychiatr Pract 2018; 24: 32-44. doi:10.1097/PRA.0000000000000283

Villani M, Earnest A, Smith K, de Courten B, Zoungas S. Geographical variation of diabetic emergencies attended by prehospital Emergency Medical Services is associated with measures of ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Sci Rep 2018; 8: 5122. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-23457-5

Wang LL, Begashaw K, Evans M, Earnest A, Evans SM, Millar JL, Murphy DG, Moon D. Patterns of care and outcomes for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Victoria: an update. ANZ J Surg 2018; 88: 1037-1042. doi.org/10.1111/ans.14722

Book chapter

Warren N, Ayton D. (Re)negotiating normal every day: phenomenological uncertainty in Parkinson’s disease (Ch 8). In: Disability, Normalcy and the Everyday (1st Edn) – Eds: Thomas GM, Sakellariou D. 2018 – Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, UK.