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Researcher: Walters, JAE (Dr Julia Walters)

Fields of Research

Respiratory Diseases
Primary Health Care
Preventive Medicine
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Physiotherapy
Health Counselling
Health Promotion
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Aged Health Care
Social Theory
Chemotherapy
Health and Community Services
Family Care
Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Nursing
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Public Health and Health Services

Research Objectives

Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Behaviour and Health
Preventive Medicine
Health Education and Promotion
Substance Abuse
Health Related to Ageing
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Nursing
Child Health
Cancer and Related Disorders
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Diagnostic Methods
Health
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Disability and Functional Capacity
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Health and Support Services

Career Best Publications

A mixed methods study to compare models of spirometry delivery in primary care for patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Thorax
Compliance with an EMA monitoring protocol and its relationship with participant and smoking characteristics; Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Effects of telephone health mentoring in community-recruited chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on self-management capacity, quality of life and psychological morbidity: A randomised controlled trial; BMJ Open
Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Factors associated with misdiagnosis of COPD in primary care; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Hospital at home for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Long-acting beta2-agonists for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Stability of the EasyOne ultrasonic spirometer for use in general practice. Technical Report; Respirology
Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study; BMC Family Practice
Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Under-diagnosis of Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a qualitative study in primary care; Respiratory Medicine

Research Publications

A mixed methods study to compare models of spirometry delivery in primary care for patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Thorax
A narrative review of the use of oral corticosteroids in the management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Respiratory Medicine: COPD Update
A randomized controlled trial of telephone-mentoring with home-based walking preceding rehabilitation in COPD; The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
A systemic review of action plans in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
A systemic review of oral corticosteroid for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Action plans for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ; Cochrane Database Systemic Review
Action plans with brief patient education for exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Action plans with limited patient education only for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Intervention Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Adverse Effects of -Agonists: Are They Clinically Relevant?; American Journal of Respiratory Medicine
An audit of general practice medical records in Tasmanian patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Anti-lgE chemotherapy: a critical appraisal of treatment options for sever asthma
Anticipating the outcomes and care choices for people living with COPD; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice to diagnose and manage COPD; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Chronic therapy: -agonists, short-acting, long-acting -agonists; Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine
Clinical diaries in COPD: compliance and utility in predicting acute exacerbations; The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Online)
Cochrane in context: Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Compliance with an EMA monitoring protocol and its relationship with participant and smoking characteristics; Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Conservative versus interventional management for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
COPD: diagnosis, management and the role of the GP; Australian Family Physician
COPD: Practical aspects of case finding, diagnosing and monitoring; Medicine Today
Diagnosis and early detection of COPD using spirometry; Journal of Thoracic Disease
Diagnosis and management of early COPD in Australia: views from the coal face; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Editorials. Why have asthma action plans failed the consumer test?; Medical Journal of Australia
Effect of health-mentoring to increase daily physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Respirology, 17 (Suppl. 1)
Effects of Feedback on Spirometry in Primary Care on Motivation for Smoking Cessation ; Journal of Smoking Cessation
Effects of telephone health mentoring in community-recruited chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on self-management capacity, quality of life and psychological morbidity: A randomised controlled trial; BMJ Open
Emerging visual methodologies to better understand the process of care in hypertension management in Australian general practice; 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the HBPRCA and the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the AAS
Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anaemia in chronic heart failure patients; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anaemia in chronic heart failure patients (Intervention Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Erythropoietin as a treatment of anemia in heart failure: Systematic review of randomized trials; American Heart Journal: The International Publication for The Study of The Heart and Circulation
Examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation; Bmc Public Health
Explaining chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): perceptions of the role played by smoking; Sociology of Health and Illness
Exploring the viability of using online social media advertising as a recruitment method for smoking cessation clinical trials; Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco 20th Annual Meeting
Factors associated with a high rate of misclassification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care; General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Factors associated with misdiagnosis of COPD in primary care; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Free living physical activity in community-based patients with moderate or severe COPD assessed by accelerometer
Health-mentoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to reduce psychological morbidity; Respirology 17 (Suppl. 1)
High-flow nasal cannula therapy for infants with bronchiolitis (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
High-flow nasal cannula therapy for infants with bronchiolitis (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Hospital at home for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
How Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Describe Their Understandings of the Relationship between Cigarette Smoking and COPD; WONC Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2005
How patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) talk about COPD and their perceptions of the relationship between cigarette smoking and developing COPD: implications for smoking cessation counselling; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 47th Annual Scientific Convention
Inhaled corticosteroids with combination inhaled long-actingbeta2-agonists and long-acting muscarinic antagonists for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Inhaled long acting beta agonists for stable chronic asthma; Cochrane Database Syst Rev
Inhaled short acting beta 2-agonist use in chronic ashtma: regular versus as needed treatment; Cochrane Database Syst Rev
Inhaled short acting beta2-agonist use in chronic asthma: Regular versus as needed treatment; Cochrane Review, Cochrane Library
Initial diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia: views from the coal face; Internal Medicine Journal
Injectable vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Injectable vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Intervention Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Injectable vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with COPD- a systematic review
Knowledge of abnormal spirometry increases motivation to quit smoking; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Long-acting beta2-agonists for chronic asthma in adults and children where background therapy contains varied or no inhaled corticosteroid ; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Long-acting beta2-agonists in asthma: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews; Respiratory Medicine
Long-acting beta2-agonists for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Mobile technology interventions for Asthma self-management: systematic review and meta-analysis; JMIR mHealth and uHealth
National survey of spirometer ownership and usage in general practice in Australia; Respirology
National survey of spirometer ownership and usage in general practiice in Australia; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Optimum duration of corticosteroid therapy for acute exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oral corticosteroids - Their place in the management of adhesive capsulitis; Australian Family Physician
Oral corticosteroids for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ; Cochrane Database Systemic Review
Patient anxiety and depression moderate the effects of increased self-management knowledge on physical activity: a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial on health-mentoring in COPD; COPD
Patients misclassified with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have signifcant morbidity; 2010 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Platinum versus non-platinum chemotherapy regimens for small cell lung cancer; The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Platinum versus non-platinum chemotherapy regimens for small cell lung cancer (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Pneumococcal vaccinations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Pneumococcal vaccines for preventing pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Regulate cigarette engineering: a blueprint for the elimination of tobacco in Australia; Oceania Tobacco Control Conference
Response to the letter: Value of recommended spirometer accuracy checks of office spirometers in primary care unknown; Respirology
Response to the letter: Value of recommended spirometer accuracy checks on office spirometers in primary care unknown [2]; Respirology
Single dose antibiotics for treating urinary tract infection in children (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Spirometry by visiting nurses in general practice increases testing in patients at risk of COPD; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Spirometry: Its role in diagnosing and managing asthma; Medicine Today: The Peer Reviewed Journal of Clinical Practice
Stability of the easyone ultrasonic spirometer for use in general practice; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Stability of the EasyOne ultrasonic spirometer for use in general practice. Technical Report; Respirology
Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study; BMC Family Practice
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 and under (review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under; Paediatric respiratory reviews
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Systemic corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: An overview of Cochrane systematic reviews; Respiratory Medicine
Tasmanian Aborigines step up to health: evaluation of a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and secondary prevention program; BMC Health Services Research
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; Primary Health Care Research Conference
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Inspirations, collaborations, solutions
The diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in two Tasmanian general practices; International Primary Care Respiratory Group Second World Conference
The effect of mobile text messages on short and long term quitting in motivated smokers: a randomised controlled trial; Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco
The effect of varenicline and nicotine patch on smoking rate and satisfaction with smoking: an examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies; Psychopharmacology
The use of spirometry by general practitioners for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); 2004 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Under-diagnosis of Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a qualitative study in primary care; Respiratory Medicine
Value of daily symptom monitoring for prediction of severe exacerbations of COPD

Research Projects

A Multicentre Trial to Compare Telephone Health-Mentoring, Home-Based Walking and Rehabilitation with Rehabilitation only in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A qualitative assessment of telephone delivered health mentoring for people in the community with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Australasian Airways Satellite: Satellites of Cochrane Review Groups (SCRGs) NHMRC funding round 6; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Efficacy of education and advice delivered by text message to aid smoking cessation; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Enhancing Self-Efficacy in COPD; Australian Lung Foundation (ALF)
Health-Mentoring by Community Health Nurses to Enhance Self-Efficacy for People with Moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Community; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Promoting cessation and reduction in smokers who are not interested in quitting; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Self-management support by trained health mentors for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the community; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Research Candidate Supervision

How do families perceive and manage children's exposure to second hand smoke in the home? A mixed methods study.
Understanding Clinical Decision Making in the Management of Hypertension in Australian Primary Care- A Mixed Methods Study