Featured publications - December 2019

Staff, postgraduate students and adjunct researchers at the Institute for Health Research publish work on a wide variety of subjects in peer-reviewed journals. A full list of publications is available here but some recent examples with links to additional information about the studies are shown below:


Gips E, Spilsbury K1, Boecker C, Ng R, Arendts G. Do frailty and comorbidity indices improve risk prediction of 28-day ED reattendance? Reanalysis of an ED discharge nomogram for older people.
Aging Clin Exp Res. 2019: 31(10):1401-1406. doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-1089-4.


Khong LAM3, Buckley A, Johnson W, Cavalheri V. Lower limb chronic edema management program: Perspectives of disengaged patients on challenges, enablers and barriers to program attendance and adherence.
PLoS One. 2019: 25;14(11):e0219875. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219875.


Orefice R, Quinlivan JA3. Small interface changes have dramatic impacts: how mandatory fields in electronic medical records increased pertussis vaccination rates in Australian obstetric patients.
BMJ Health Care Inform. 2019: 26(1):0. doi: 10.1136/bmjhci-2019-000013.


Heydon E, Wibrow B, Jacques A1, Sonawane R, Anstey M. The needs of patients with post-intensive care syndrome: A prospective, observational study.
Aust Crit Care. 2019: pii: S1036-7314(19)30074-8. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2019.04.002.


Jan AL2, Aldridge ES, Rogers IR, Visser EJ, Bulsara MK1, Hince DA1. Patient attitudes towards analgesia and their openness to non-pharmacological methods such as acupuncture in the emergency department.
Emerg Med Australas. 2019: (3):475-478. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13218.

Superscript numbers refer to IHR staff1, IHR supervised HDR students2, Adjunct3 or Affiliated4 researchers of the IHR

Updated December 2019