AusHSI Publications 2018

As a research organisation, our work features in a range of leading peer-reviewed journals. Please find below details of publications that our researchers contributed to in 2018.

  1. Abell, B., R. Zecchin, and R. Gallagher, Making Sense of the Unfavourable Systematic Review of Exercise-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Modern Era: How Should We Proceed? Heart, Lung and Circulation, 2018.
  2. Allen, M., L. Hall, K. Halton, and N. Graves, Improving hospital environmental hygiene with the use of a targeted multi-modal bundle strategy. Infection, Disease and Health, 2018. 23(2): p. 107-13.
  3. Arrow, P., R. McPhee, D. Atkinson, T. Mackean, S. Kularatna, U. Tonmukayakul, D. Brennan, D. Palmer, S. Nanda, and L. Jamieson, Minimally Invasive Dentistry Based on Atraumatic Restorative Treatment to Manage Early Childhood Caries in Rural and Remote Aboriginal Communities: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc, 2018. 7(7): p. e10322.
  4. Barnett, A., Missing the point: are journals using the ideal number of decimal places? [version 2; referees: 2 approved]. F1000Research, 2018. 7(450).
  5. Barnett, A., S. Glisson, and S. Gallo, Do funding applications where peer reviewers disagree have higher citations? A cross-sectional study [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review]. F1000Research, 2018. 7(1030).
  6. Barnett, A.G., P. Zardo, and N. Graves, Randomly auditing research labs could be an affordable way to improve research quality: A simulation study. PLoS ONE, 2018. 13(4).
  7. Barnsbee, L., A.G. Barnett, K. Halton, and S. Nghiem, Chapter 24 – Cost-effectiveness A2 – Gregory, Shaun D, in Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support, M.C. Stevens and J.F. Fraser, Editors. 2018, Academic Press. p. 749-772.
  8. Barnsbee, L., Q. Cheng, R. Tulleners, X. Lee, D. Brain, and R. Pacella, Measuring costs and quality of life for venous leg ulcers. Int Wound J, 2018.
  9. Bell, J.J., A. Young, J. Hill, M. Banks, T. Comans, R. Barnes, and H.H. Keller, Rationale and developmental methodology for the SIMPLE approach: A Systematised, Interdisciplinary Malnutrition Pathway for impLementation and Evaluation in hospitals. Nutr Diet, 2018. 75(2): p. 226-234.
  10. Bellapart, J., K. Cuthbertson, K. Dunster, S. Diab, D.G. Platts, O.C. Raffel, L. Gabrielian, A. Barnett, J. Paratz, R. Boots, and J.F. Fraser, Cerebral Microcirculation and Histological Mapping After Severe Head Injury: A Contusion and Acceleration Experimental Model. Front Neurol, 2018. 9: p. 277.
  11. Blythe, R., D. Cook, and N. Graves, Scepticaemia: The impact on the health system and patients of delaying new treatments with uncertain evidence; a case study of the sepsis bundle [version 2; referees: 2 approved]. Vol. 7. 2018.
  12. Brain, D., Managing the disconnect between scientific discovery and its translation into practice. Med J Aust, 2018. 209(1): p. 13.
  13. Brain, D., L. Yakob, A. Barnett, T. Riley, A. Clements, K. Halton, and N. Graves, Economic evaluation of interventions designed to reduce Clostridium difficile infection. PLoS ONE, 2018. 13(1).
  14. Brain, D.C., A.G. Barnett, L. Yakob, A. Clements, T.V. Riley, K. Halton, and N. Graves, Reducing length of stay to improve Clostridium difficile-related health outcomes. Infection, Disease and Health, 2018. 23(2): p. 87-92.
  15. Cabilan, C.J., K. Vallmuur, R. Eley, C. Judge, S. Cochrane, C. Reed, J. Riordan, K. Roberts, O. Thom, and G. Wood, Impact of ladder-related falls on the emergency department and recommendations for ladder safety. Emerg Med Australas, 2018. 30(1): p. 95-102.
  16. Carter, H.E., D. Schofield, and R. Shrestha, The productivity costs of cardiovascular disease mortality across disease types and socioeconomic groups. Open Heart, 2018.
  17. Cheng, Q., M. Gibb, N. Graves, K. Finlayson, and R.E. Pacella, Cost-effectiveness analysis of guideline-based optimal care for venous leg ulcers in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 2018. 18(1).
  18. Cheng, Q., N. Graves, and R.E. Pacella, Economic Evaluations of Guideline-Based Care for Chronic Wounds: a Systematic Review. Appl Health Econ Health Policy, 2018. 16(5): p. 1-19.
  19. Cheng, Q., S.A. Kinner, X.J. Lee, K.J. Snow, and N. Graves, Cost-utility analysis of low-intensity case management to increase contact with health services among ex-prisoners in Australia. BMJ Open, 2018. 8(8): p. e023082.
  20. Comans, T.A., K.H. Nguyen, B. Mulhern, M. Corlis, L. Li, A. Welch, S.E. Kurrle, D. Rowen, W. Moyle, S. Kularatna, and J. Ratcliffe, Developing a dementia-specific preference–based quality of life measure (AD-5D) in Australia: a valuation study protocol. BMJ Open, 2018. 8(1): p. e018996.
  21. Dhanani, J.A., A.G. Barnett, J. Lipman, and M.C. Reade, Strategies to reduce inappropriate laboratory blood test orders in intensive care are effective and safe: a before-and-after quality improvement study. Anaesth Intensive Care, 2018. 46(3): p. 313-320.
  22. Dhanani, J.A., P. Tang, S.C. Wallis, S.L. Parker, P. Pandey, J.F. Fraser, J. Cohen, A. Barnett, J.R. Roberts, and H.K. Chan, Characterisation of 40mg/ml and 100mg/ml tobramycin formulations for aerosol therapy with adult mechanical ventilation. Pulm Pharmacol Ther, 2018. 50: p. 93-99.
  23. Eley, R., K. Vallmuur, and J. Catchpoole, Value of emergency department triage data to describe and understand patterns and mechanisms of cycling injuries. Emerg Med Australas, 2018.
  24. Fanning, J.P., L.E. See Hoe, M.R. Passmore, A.G. Barnett, B.E. Rolfe, J.E. Millar, A.J. Wesley, J. Suen, and J.F. Fraser, Differential immunological profiles herald magnetic resonance imaging-defined perioperative cerebral infarction. Ther Adv Neurol Disord, 2018. 11: p. 1756286418759493.
  25. Fox, A., G. Gardner, and S. Osborne, Nursing service innovation: A case study examining emergency nurse practitioner service sustainability. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2018. 74(2): p. 454-464.
  26. Frakking, T.T., J. Waugh, H.-J. Teoh, D. Shelton, S. Moloney, D. Ward, M. David, M. Barber, H. Carter, S. Mickan, and K. Weir, Integrated children’s clinic care (ICCC) versus a self-directed care pathway for children with a chronic health condition: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial study protocol. BMC Pediatrics, 2018. 18(1): p. 72.
  27. Graves, N., Make Economics Your Friend. J Hosp Infect, 2018. 100(2): p. 123-129.
  28. Graves, N., The Centre of Research Excellence in Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections. Infection, Disease and Health, 2018. 23(3): p. 125-6.
  29. Greenslade, J., E. Cho, C. Van Hise, T. Hawkins, W. Parsonage, J. Ungerer, J. Tate, C. Pretorius, M. Than, and L. Cullen, Evaluating Rapid Rule-out of Acute Myocardial Infarction Using a High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I Assay at Presentation. Clin Chem, 2018. 64(5): p. 820-829.
  30. Greenslade, J.H., T. Adikari, C. Mueller, Y. Sandoval, T. Nestelberger, W. Parsonage, T. Hawkins, and L. Cullen, Characteristics and occurrence of type 2 myocardial infarction in emergency department patients: a prospective study. Emerg Med J, 2018. 35(3): p. 169-175.
  31. Greenslade, J.H., E.W. Carlton, C. Van Hise, E. Cho, T. Hawkins, W.A. Parsonage, J. Tate, J. Ungerer, and L. Cullen, Diagnostic Accuracy of a New High-Sensitivity Troponin I Assay and Five Accelerated Diagnostic Pathways for Ruling Out Acute Myocardial Infarction and Acute Coronary Syndrome. Ann Emerg Med, 2018. 71(4): p. 439-451 e3.
  32. Greenslade, J.H., K. Chung, W.A. Parsonage, T. Hawkins, M. Than, J.W. Pickering, and L. Cullen, Modification of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction risk score for patients presenting with chest pain to the emergency department. Emerg Med Australas, 2018. 30(1): p. 47-54.
  33. Hale, A., G. Merlo, L. Nissen, I. Coombes, and N. Graves, Cost-effectiveness analysis of doctor-pharmacist collaborative prescribing for venous thromboembolism in high risk surgical patients 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services. BMC Health Services Research, 2018. 18(1).
  34. He, Y., X. Zhang, M. Ren, J. Bao, C. Huang, S. Hajat, and A.G. Barnett, Assessing Effect Modification of Excess Winter Death by Causes of Death and Individual Characteristics in Zhejiang Province, China: A Multi-Community Case-Only Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2018. 15(8).
  35. Hettiarachchi, R.M., S. Kularatna, J. Byrnes, and P.A. Scuffham, Pediatric Quality of Life Instruments in Oral Health Research: A Systematic Review. Value in Health, 2018.
  36. Hettiarachchi, R.M., S. Kularatna, M.J. Downes, J. Byrnes, J. Kroon, R. Lalloo, N.W. Johnson, and P.A. Scuffham, The cost-effectiveness of oral health interventions: A systematic review of cost-utility analyses. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 2018. 46(2): p. 118-124.
  37. Hutton, D.W., S.L. Krein, S. Saint, N. Graves, A. Kolli, R. Lynem, and L. Mody, Economic Evaluation of a Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention Program in Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2018. 66(4): p. 742-47.
  38. Judge, C., R. Eley, M. Miyakawa-Liu, N.J. Brown, L. McCosker, G. Livesay, J.A. Hughes, and K. Vallmuur, Characteristics of accidental injuries from power tools treated at two emergency departments in Queensland. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2018. 0(0).
  39. Knibbs, L.D., C.P. Coorey, M.J. Bechle, J.D. Marshall, M.G. Hewson, B. Jalaludin, G.G. Morgan, and A.G. Barnett, Long-term nitrogen dioxide exposure assessment using back-extrapolation of satellite-based land-use regression models for Australia. Environ Res, 2018. 163: p. 16-25.
  40. Lee, X.J., R. Blythe, A.A.K. Choudhury, T. Simmons, N. Graves, and S. Kularatna, Review of methods and study designs of evaluations related to clinical pathways. Australian Health Review, 2018: p. -.
  41. Lee, X.J., M. Hainy, J.P. McKeone, C.C. Drovandi, and A.N. Pettitt, ABC model selection for spatial extremes models applied to South Australian maximum temperature data. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 2018. 128: p. 128-144.
  42. Lee, X.J., A.N. Pettitt, and S.J. Dancer, Quantifying the relative effect of environmental contamination on surgical ward MRSA incidence: An exploratory analysis. Infection, Disease & Health, 2018. 23(3): p. 127-36.
  43. Luangasanatip, N., M. Hongsuwan, Y. Lubell, D. Limmathurotsakul, P. Srisamang, N.P.J. Day, N. Graves, and B.S. Cooper, Cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve hand hygiene in healthcare workers in middle-income hospital settings: a model-based analysis. Journal of Hospital Infection, 2018. 100(2): p. 165-75.
  44. Lum, E.P.M., K. Page, J.A. Whitty, J. Doust, and N. Graves, Antibiotic prescribing in primary healthcare: Dominant factors and trade-offs in decision-making. Infection, Disease and Health, 2018. 23(2): p. 74-86.
  45. Manoukian, S., S. Stewart, S. Dancer, N. Graves, H. Mason, A. McFarland, C. Robertson, and J. Reilly, Estimating excess length of stay due to healthcare-associated infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis of statistical methodology. Journal of Hospital Infection, 2018. 100(2): p. 222-235.
  46. Martin, E., M. Beckmann, L. Barnsbee, K. Halton, K. Merollini, and N. Graves, Best practice perioperative strategies and surgical techniques for preventing caesarean section surgical site infections: A systematic review of reviews and meta-analyses. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2018. 125(8): p. 956-64.
  47. McCosker, L., R. Tulleners, Q. Cheng, S. Rohmer, T. Pacella, N. Graves, and R. Pacella, Chronic wounds in Australia: A systematic review of key epidemiological and clinical parameters. International Wound Journal, 2018.
  48. McCreanor, V., N. Graves, A. Barnett, W. Parsonage, and G. Merlo, A systematic review and critical analysis of cost-effectiveness studies for coronary artery disease treatment [version 2; referees: 2 approved]. F1000Research, 2018. 7(77).
  49. McCreanor, V., N. Graves, A. Barnett, W. Parsonage, and G. Merlo, A systematic review and critical analysis of cost-effectiveness studies for coronary artery disease treatment [version 2; referees: 2 approved]. Vol. 7. 2018.
  50. Meloncelli, N., A. Barnett, F. Pelly, and S. de Jersey, Diagnosis and management practices for gestational diabetes mellitus in Australia: Cross-sectional survey of the multidisciplinary team. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 2018.
  51. Mitchell, B.G., N. White, A. Farrington, M. Allen, K. Page, A. Gardner, K. Halton, T.V. Riley, C.A. Gericke, D.L. Paterson, N. Graves, and L. Hall, Changes in knowledge and attitudes of hospital environmental services staff: The Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) study. Am J Infect Control, 2018.
  52. Mudge, A.M., P. McRae, R.E. Hubbard, N.M. Peel, W.K. Lim, A.G. Barnett, and S.K. Inouye, Hospital-Associated Complications of Older People: A Proposed Multicomponent Outcome for Acute Care. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2018.
  53. Munday, J., S. Osborne, and P. Yates, Intrathecal Morphine-Related Perioperative Hypothermia in Women Undergoing Cesarean Delivery: A Retrospective Case-Control Study. J Perianesth Nurs, 2018. 33(1): p. 3-12.
  54. Munday, J., S. Osborne, P. Yates, D. Sturgess, L. Jones, and E. Gosden, In Response. Anesth Analg, 2018.
  55. Nanda, G., K. Vallmuur, and M. Lehto, Semi-automated text mining strategies for identifying rare causes of injuries from emergency room triage data. IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 2018.
  56. Nanda, G., K. Vallmuur, and M. Lehto, Improving autocoding performance of rare categories in injury classification: Is more training data or filtering the solution? Accid Anal Prev, 2018. 110: p. 115-127.
  57. Nghiem, S., N. Graves, A. Barnett, and C. Haden, Correction: Cost-effectiveness of national health insurance programs in high-income countries: A systematic review. PLoS One, 2018. 13(1): p. e0191989.
  58. Nghiem, S., X.B. Vu, and A. Barnett, Trends and determinants of weight gains among OECD countries: an ecological study. Public Health, 2018. 159: p. 31-39.
  59. Osborne, S., G. Harrison, A. O’Malia, A. Barnett, H. Carter, and N. Graves, Cohort study of a specialist social worker intervention on hospital use for patients at risk of long stay. BMJ Open, 2018. 8(12): p. e023127.
  60. Pacella, R.E., R. Tulleners, Q. Cheng, E. Burkett, H. Edwards, S. Yelland, D. Brain, J. Bingley, P.A. Lazzarini, J. Warnock, L. Barnsbee, T. Pacella, K. Clark, M. Smith, A. Iddir, I. Griffiths, G. Sussman, J. van Netten, M. Gibb, J. Gordon, G. Harvey, D. Hickling, X.J. Lee, B. Ploderer, A. Vallejo, S. Whalley, and N. Graves, Solutions to the Chronic Wounds Problem in Australia: A Call to Action. . Wound Practice & Research: Journal of the Australian Wound Management Association, 2018. 26(2): p. 84-98.
  61. Pickering, J.W., D. Flaws, S.W. Smith, J. Greenslade, L. Cullen, W. Parsonage, E. Carlton, A. Mark Richards, R. Troughton, C. Pemberton, P.M. George, and M.P. Than, A Risk Assessment Score and Initial High-sensitivity Troponin Combine to Identify Low Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med, 2018. 25(4): p. 434-443.
  62. Prosser, S.J., A.G. Barnett, and Y.D. Miller, Factors promoting or inhibiting normal birth. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 2018. 18(1): p. 241.
  63. Rowhani-Farid, A. and A. Barnett, Badges for sharing data and code at Biostatistics: an observational study [version 2; referees: 2 approved]. F1000. Vol. 7. 2018.
  64. Sheng, R., S. Zhong, A.G. Barnett, B.J. Weiner, J. Xu, H. Li, G. Xu, T. He, and C. Huang, Effect of traffic legislation on road traffic deaths in Ningbo, China. Ann Epidemiol, 2018.
  65. Than, M.P., S.J. Aldous, R.W. Troughton, C.J. Pemberton, A.M. Richards, C.M.A. Frampton, C.M. Florkowski, P.M. George, S. Bailey, J.M. Young, L. Cullen, J.H. Greenslade, W.A. Parsonage, B.M. Everett, W.F. Peacock, A.S. Jaffe, and J.W. Pickering, Detectable High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin within the Population Reference Interval Conveys High 5-Year Cardiovascular Risk: An Observational Study. Clin Chem, 2018.
  66. Than, M.P., J.W. Pickering, J.M. Dryden, S.J. Lord, S.A. Aitken, S.J. Aldous, K.E. Allan, M.W. Ardagh, J.W.N. Bonning, R. Callender, L.R.E. Chapman, J.P. Christiansen, A.P.J. Cromhout, L. Cullen, J.M. Deely, G.P. Devlin, K.A. Ferrier, C.M. Florkowski, C.M.A. Frampton, P.M. George, G.J. Hamilton, A.S. Jaffe, A.J. Kerr, G.L. Larkin, R.M. Makower, T.J.E. Matthews, W.A. Parsonage, W.F. Peacock, B.F. Peckler, N.C. van Pelt, L. Poynton, A.M. Richards, A.G. Scott, M.B. Simmonds, D. Smyth, O.P. Thomas, A.C.Y. To, S.A. Du Toit, R.W. Troughton, K.M. Yates, and I.C.-A.I. Group, ICare-ACS (Improving Care Processes for Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome): A Study of Cross-System Implementation of a National Clinical Pathway. Circulation, 2018. 137(4): p. 354-363.
  67. Tulleners, R., D. Brain, X. Lee, Q. Cheng, N. Graves, and R.E. Pacella, Health benefits of an innovative model of care for chronic wounds patients in Queensland. International Wound Journal, 2018. 0(0).
  68. Vallmuur, K., C. Lukaszyk, and J. Catchpoole, Monitoring Injuries Associated with Mandated Children’s Products in Australia: What Can the Data Tell Us? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018. 15(10): p. 2077.
  69. van der Linden, N., K. Wildi, R. Twerenbold, J.W. Pickering, M. Than, L. Cullen, J. Greenslade, W. Parsonage, T. Nestelberger, J. Boeddinghaus, P. Badertscher, M. Rubini Gimenez, L.J.J. Klinkenberg, O. Bekers, A. Schoni, D.I. Keller, Z. Sabti, C. Puelacher, J. Cupa, L. Schumacher, N. Kozhuharov, K. Grimm, S. Shrestha, D. Flores, M. Freese, C. Stelzig, I. Strebel, O. Miro, K. Rentsch, B. Morawiec, D. Kawecki, W. Kloos, J. Lohrmann, A.M. Richards, R. Troughton, C. Pemberton, S. Osswald, M.P. van Dieijen-Visser, A.M. Mingels, T. Reichlin, S.J.R. Meex, and C. Mueller, Combining High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I and Cardiac Troponin T in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Circulation, 2018.
  70. Van Hise, C.B., J.H. Greenslade, W. Parsonage, M. Than, J. Young, and L. Cullen, External validation of heart-type fatty acid binding protein, high-sensitivity cardiac troponin, and electrocardiography as rule-out for acute myocardial infarction. Clin Biochem, 2018. 52: p. 161-163.
  71. Wall, L.R., S. Kularatna, E.C. Ward, B. Cartmill, A.J. Hill, E. Isenring, J. Byrnes, and S.V. Porceddu, Economic Analysis of a Three-Arm RCT Exploring the Delivery of Intensive, Prophylactic Swallowing Therapy to Patients with Head and Neck Cancer During (Chemo)Radiotherapy. Dysphagia, 2018.
  72. Wozniak, T.M., Clinical management of drug-resistant bacteria in Australian hospitals: An online survey of doctors’ opinions. Infection, Disease & Health, 2018. 23(1): p. 41-48.
  73. Wozniak, T.M., N. Graves, and A.G. Barnett, How much do superbugs cost Australian hospitals? An evidence-based open-access tool. Infection, Disease & Health, 2018. 23(1): p. 54-6.
  74. Young, A.M., H.H. Keller, R. Barnes, and J.J. Bell, Clinicians as novice facilitators: a SIMPLE case study. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 2018. 0(0): p. null.
  75. Zardo, P., A.G. Barnett, N. Suzor, and T. Cahill, Does engagement predict research use? An analysis of The Conversation Annual Survey 2016. PLoS One, 2018. 13(2): p. e0192290.