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Researcher: Nelson, MR (Professor Mark Nelson)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Primary Health Care
Public Health and Health Services
Respiratory Diseases
Preventive Medicine
Epidemiology
Health Economics
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Rheumatology and Arthritis
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Clinical Sciences
Medical and Health Sciences
Sociology
Dietetics and Nutrigenomics
Health Promotion
Health Care Administration
Nephrology and Urology
Aged Health Care
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Endocrinology
Mental Health
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Family Care
Public Nutrition Intervention
Ophthalmology
Infectious Diseases
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Technical, Further and Workplace Education
Nursing
Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Social Theory
Health Counselling
Radiology and Organ Imaging
Haematology
Surgery
Health and Community Services
Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medicine and Treatments
Neurosciences
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Clinical Chemistry (diagnostics)
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Preventive Medicine
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health
Behaviour and Health
Health Related to Ageing
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Health Policy Evaluation
Health and Support Services
Women's Health
Mental Health
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Health Education and Promotion
Blood Disorders
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Urogenital System and Disorders
Child Health
Diabetes
Nervous System and Disorders
Infectious Diseases
Occupational Health
Nursing
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Digestive System Disorders
Mental Health Services
Injury Control
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Special Needs Education
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Rural Health
School/Institution Community and Environment
Disability and Functional Capacity
Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders
Fixed Line Telephone Networks and Services
Human Pharmaceutical Treatments (e.g. Antibiotics)
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Nutrition
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Health Inequalities
Education and Training
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Maybe it is just good enough': Clinical inertia and BP management; GP '09
'Maybe it is just good enough': Clinical inertia and BP management; General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
5-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness practice on medical practitioners’ stress; MedEdPublish
A 5-year follow-up study of a randomised controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness practice on medical professionals stress; Wellbeing at Work Conference
A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial Of An Automated Versus Manual Device For Blood Pressure Management (CRAB); High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting 2006
A comparison of Outcomes with Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitors and Diuretics for Hypertension in the Elderly; New England Journal of Medicine
A comparison of the effects of thiazide diuretics and angiotensin coverting enzyme inhibitors on fracture risk - a randomised controlled trial; PHC ASM
A historic cohort study of predictors of regional retention in general practice training (PORRIGE); GP10
A marriage of inconvenience; Medical Journal of Australia
A no-fault compensation scheme for serious adverse events attributed to vaccination ; Medical Journal of Australia
A qualitative study of barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; RACGP Conference
A qualitative study of barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension in Australian general practice
A qualitative study of the role of Australian general practitioners in the surgical management of obesity; Clinical obesity
A qualitative study to explore implementation of hypertension management guidelines into general practice; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
A randomised controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness practice on medical student stress levels; Medical Education
A score for the prediction of cardiovascular events in the hypertensive aged; Heart Foundation Conference
A score for the prediction of cardiovascular events in the hypertensive aged; GP11
A score for the prediction of cardiovascular events in the hypertensive aged; PHC ASM
A score for the prediction of cardiovascular events in the hypertensive aged; American Journal of Hypertension
A study of women attitudes to and practices of breast self-examination; Australian Family Physician
A systematic review of predictors of maintenance of normotension after withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs; American Journal of Hypertension
ABIDING - extending the utility of oscillometric blood pressure devices in general practice; HBPRCA ASM
Absolute risk prediction of subsequent cardiovascular events in a large cohort of elderly Australians with hypertension
Absolute risk prediction of subsequent cardiovascular events in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); Heart Foundation Conference
Absolute risk prediction of subsequent cardiovascular events in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); 8th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease
Accounts of quitting smoking after an acute coronary event; Heart Foundation Conference
Adherence and persistence among statin users aged 65 years and over: A systematic review and meta-analysis; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
After-hours GP home visits strain the budget (and don’t help emergency departments)
Age, sex, place of qualification but not rurality are associated with GP workforce participation in Tasmania; 2006 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference
Age-related macular degeneration in a randomized controlled trial of low-dose aspirin: Rationale and study design of the ASPREE-AMD study; Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
Alcohol consumption in Vietnam, and the use of ‘standard drinks’ to measure alcohol intake; Alcohol and Alcoholism
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring; Australian Family Physician
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in Australia: 2011 consensus position statement; Journal of Hypertension
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in Australia: 2011 draft position statement; European Meeting on Hypertension
An audit of general practice medical records in Tasmanian patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
An observational study of escalator ambulation; British Journal of General Practice
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); 8th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); Heart Foundation Conference
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Ankle-brachial index determination and peripheral arterial disease diagnosis by an oscillometric blood pressure device in primary care: validation and diagnostic accuracy study; BMJ Open
Aspirin and chronic diseases: cardiovascular disease and beyond; 3rd Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference Satellite Meeting
Aspirin and primary prevention: balance of risks and benefits; The Lancet
ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE); AIR Research Symposium
ASPREE Healthy Ageing Biobank; PHC ASM
ASPREE Healthy Ageing Biobank; PHC ASM
ASPREE, a general practice based clinical trial of aspirin in the elderly; GP10
ASPREE-D: Aspirin for the prevention of depression in the elderly; International Psychogeriatrics
Asprin in reducing events in the elderly - ASPREE; 5th International Experts Forum
Assessing absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and managing heart disease in general practice; SGPN Learning Workshop
Australian parent's reasons for attending a GP when their child has upper respiratory tract symptoms: An exploratory study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Australian Registry and Guidelines: Experience and Recommendations; European Meeting on Hypertension
Australians at Risk: management of cardiovascular risk factors in the REACH registry; Heart, Lung & Circulation
Author Reply: “Clinical thresholds for ambulatory blood pressure measurement reinvented?; B M J: (British Medical Journal)
Automated blood pressure readings in primary care demonstrate better correlation to the gold standard of ambulatory monitoring than manual assessment; Evidence-Based Medicine
Automated office blood pressure measurement for routine clinical practice; Medical Journal of Australia
Balancing benefits and harm: Aspirin and the aged; National Medicines symposium 2006 Quality use of Medicines: Balancing beliefs, benefits and harms
Barriers to achieving blood pressure treatment targets in elderly hypertensive individuals; Journal of Human Hypertension
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; Heart Foundation Conference
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; PHCRED Symposium
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension - a qualitative study in Australian general practice; Australian Family Physician
Barriers to lifestyle discussions in hypertension: a qualitative study of Australian general practitioners; Hypertension
Barriers to lifestyle risk factor assessment and management in hypertension: a qualitative study of Australian general practitioners; Journal of Human Hypertension
Baseline characteristics of participants in the ASPREE (ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) Study; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Benefits of blood pressure lowering are seen across levels of baseline blood pressure, comorbidity and drug class; Evidence-Based Medicine
Blood Pressure Control in Patients at High-risk of Artherothrombosis in Australian General Practice- Local results From the Reach Registry; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting 2006
Blood pressure devices - research supports their use in general practice
Can aspirin slow cognitive decline and the onset of dementia? The ASPREE study; Alzheimer's Australia National Conference
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Younger People: will modifying risk tables work in General Practice? A Literature Review; Primary Health Care Research Conference
Cardiovascular risk assessment in younger people: will modifying risk tables work in general practice? A literature review; PHC ASM
Cardiovascular risk factor control in Australia; Australian Family Physician
Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice; Medical Journal of Australia
Cessation of exclusive breastfeeding: Australian Cross-Sectional Survey; International conference: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood
Chronic and complex disease/conditions; Chronic Conditions Clinical Network Forum
Clozapine-associated myocarditis and cardiomyopathy - It's the heart that is important, not the classification; Cardiomyopathies: Causes, Effects and Treatment
Cluster randomized controlled trial of oscillometric Versus Manual Sphygmamanometer for blood pressure management in primary care (CRAB); General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of Oscillometric vs. Manual Sphygmomanometer for Blood Pressure Management in Primary Care (CRAB) ; American Journal of Hypertension
Community-based Intervention to improve cardiometabolic targets in patients with stroke: A randomized controlled trial; Stroke
Comparison of ambulatory and clinic blood pressure targets in obese and non obese subjects: a high blood pressure research council of Australia initiative; 23rd Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension
Comparison of Predictive Performance of Renal Function Estimation Equations for All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in an Elderly Hypertensive Population; American Journal of Hypertension
Compliance questions linked to major cardiovascualr disease outcomes; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Inc. 27th Annual Scientific Meeting
Compliance questions linked to major cardiovascular disease outcomes; Heart Foundation Conference and Scientific Meeting Cardiovascular Disease in the 21st Century: Shaping the Future
Comprehensive primary health care and social determinants as top priorities; Medical Journal of Australia
Coronary heart disease risk prediction by general practitioners in Victoria; Medical Journal of Australia
Coronary heart disease: multiple risk factors and risk assessment ; Medicine Today
Cost analysis suggests following evidence-based guidelines could reduce prescription costs in hypertension
COX-2 Inhibitors: exemplars of the drug-safety conundrum; Medical Journal of Australia
Cumulative risks and cessation of exclusive breast feeding: Australian cross-sectional survey; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Declining Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking in Vietnam; Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Declining Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking in Vietnam; 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology
Definition of ambulatory blood pressure targets for diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in relation to clinic blood pressure: prospective cohort study ; B M J
Determinants of achieving early blood pressure control with monotherapy in a primary care setting; Journal of Clinical Hypertension
Development of an Australian cardiovascular disease mortality risk score using multiple imputation and recalibration from national statistics; BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
Disease Management for Hypertension: A Pilot Cluster Randomized Trial of 67 Australian General Practices; Disease Management and Health Outcomes
Does spirometry training in general practice improve quality and outcomes of asthma care?; International Journal for Quality in Health Care
Draft Position Statement on the Use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Australia: National Heart Foundation (NHF) & High Blood Pressure Research Council (HBPRCA)
Draft Position Statement on the use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Australia: National Heart Foundation (NHF) & High Blood Pressure Research Council (HBRCA); Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
Draft Position Statement on the use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Australia: National Heart Foundation (NHF) & High Blood Pressure Research Council (HBRCA); GP11
Drug treatment and cost of cardiovascular disease in Australia; Cardiovascular Therapeutics
Drug treatment of elevated blood pressure; Australian Prescriber
Effect of health-mentoring to increase daily physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Respirology, 17 (Suppl. 1)
Effect of intensive structured care on individual blood pressure targets in primary care: multicentre randomised controlled trial; BMJ (Online)
Effectiveness of a shared team approach between nurses and doctors for improved risk factor management in survivors of stroke: a cluster randomized controlled trial; European Journal of Neurology
Effectiveness of an intervention to improve risk factor knowledge in patients with stroke: a randomized controlled trial; Stroke
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
Efficacy and safety of quarter-dose blood pressure-lowering agents: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials; Hypertension
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
Epidemiological modelling of routine use of low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke in those aged 70 years and above; British Medical Journal
Epidemiological modelling of routine use of low-dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in those aged 70 years; Circulation
Epidemiological modelling of routine use of low-dose asprin in Australia for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke in those aged 70 years +; The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 48th Annual Scientific Convention
Evaluating the prevention of premature cessation of exclusive breastfeeding in the general practice setting during the scheduled child immunisation consultation: a pilot study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Evidence for improving knowledge of medications in patients with Stroke or TIA: Shared team approach between nurses and doctors for improved risk factor management (STANDFIRM); International Journal of Stroke
Evidence into Primary Care - research, research translation, and improved outcomes for patients; NHMRC Scientific Symposium and Workshop
Evidence of increasing frequency of herpes zoster management in Australian general practice since the introduction of a varicella vaccine ; Medical Journal of Australia
Evidence of increasing prevalence of zoster in general practice post introduction of a herpes zoster vaccine; PHC ASM
Evidence of increasing prevalence of zoster in general practice post introduction of a herpes zoster vaccine; GP11
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 blood pressure variability and its effect on cardio-vascular outcomes in elderly hypertensive patients: findings from the 2nd Australian National Blood Pressure study; HBPRCA ASM
Factors associated with initiation and exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge: late preterm compared to 37 week gestation mother and infant cohort; International Breastfeeding Journal
Factors associated with misdiagnosis of COPD in primary care; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Factors influencing family physician adherence to hypertension treatment guideline recommendations on the initiation of pharmacotherapy: questionnaire survey; American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Feasibility of conducting a primary prevention trial of low-dose aspirin for major adverse events in the elderly in Australia. ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) pilot study; Medical Journal of Australia
Final results of the ASPREE feasibility trial; 2006 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Optimising Impact
Follow up of hypertension by family practitioners: Select samples and absolute risk of cardiovascular disease; British Medical Journal
Free living physical activity in community-based patients with moderate or severe COPD assessed by accelerometer
From research and guidelines to the consultation: five ways to improve blood pressure management in clinical practice; Medical Journal of Australia
Fruit and vegetable consumption in Vietnam, and the use of a ‘standard serving’ size to measure intake; The British Journal of Nutrition
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; Australian Family Physician
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Impact of guidelines on GP management; Australian Family Physician
General Practice After Hours Practice Funding: 2014-15 Funding Model
General practice after-hours incentive funding: a rationale for change; Medical Journal of Australia
General practice research and research skill needs: Attitudes of GP supervisors; Australian Family Physician
General practice trials: the importance of creating evidence; Medical Journal of Australia
General practice-based clinical trials; Medical Journal of Australia
General practitioner participation in the second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
General practitioners' use of cardiovascular risk calculators; Australian Family Physician
GP researchers and patient-subjects: how do GP researchers balance a duty of care towards the patient with their obligation to produce good-quality research?; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
GP Supervisors' Attitudes to GP Research and Research Skill Needs in Tasmania; National General Practice Education and Training Convention 2006
GP workforce participation in Tasmania; Australian Family Physician
GP-generated solutions to improve the management of hypertension in general practice; GP11 Conference
GPMagic - measuring and growing inherent capacity (for learning and teaching in Tasmanian General Practice); RACGP Annual Scientific Convention: GP11
GPs can not use randomisation in their own patients; Medical Journal of Australia
Guide to the management of hypertension 2008 - Assessing and managing raised blood pressure in adults
Guideline mismatch; MJA InSight
Health-mentoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to reduce psychological morbidity; Respirology 17 (Suppl. 1)
High ambulatory blood pressure increases cardiovascular risk in people receiving treatment for hypertension; Evidence-based Healthcare
High blood pressure research in Australian general practice; Australian Family Physician
High dose intermittent vitamin D to correct vitamin D deficiency in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial; 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference
Home blood pressure monitoring: Australian Expert Consensus Statement; Journal of Hypertension
How cardiac patients describe the role of their doctors in smoking cessation: a qualitative study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
How the RFDS is helping embed medical research in rural areas
How to measure home blood pressure: Recommendations for healthcare professionals and patients; Australian Family Physician
Hypertension
Hypertension - time to move on; Lancet
Hypertension - treating to target; Medical Progress (Southeast Asia Editions)
Hypertension - treating to target; Modern Medicine of South Africa
Hypertension - treating to target; Medicine Today: The Peer Reviewed Journal of Clinical Practice
I sometimes forget to take my medication. Am I more likely to die?; 2006 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Optimising Impact
Identifying and exploring barriers to managing elevated blood pressure: Using qualitative means to get quantitative evidence into practice; International Public Health Journal
Identifying the health and mental health information needs of people with coronary heart disease, with and without depression; Medical Journal of Australia
Impact of nurse-mediated management on achieving blood pressure goal levels in primary care: Insights from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure Study; European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Implementing a research governance framework for clinical and public health research; Medical Journal of Australia
Importance of ambulatory blood pressure in hypertension management; Medical Journal of Australia
Importance of ambulatory blood pressure in hypertension management - reply; Medical Journal of Australia
Improving the availability and efficiency of appropriate urgent service provision in Tasmania: Interim evaluation of the GP Assist and the Tasmanian General Practice After-Hours Incentive Funding Model 2014-15
Improving the management of hypertension in general practice: A needs assessment of Australian GPs; Eighth Tasmanian Annual PHCRED Symposium
Improving the management of hypertension in general practice: A qualitative needs assessment of Australian general practitioners; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
Improving the management of hypertension in primary care: A needs assessment of Australian GPs; Heart Foundation Conference
Indigenous voices and community trials; Australian Family Physicians
Intermittent high-dose vitamin D corrects vitamin D deficiency in adolescents: a pilot study; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Interpretation of screening test results; British Medical Journal
Investigating Employee-Reported Benefits of Participation in a Comprehensive Australian Workplace Health Promotion Program; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Is egg hypersensitivity a contraindication to influenza vaccine?; Australian Family Physician
Is primary care research a lost cause?; Australian Family Physician
Killing George with kindness; Australian Family Physician
Knowledge and stated practice of the use of absolute cardiovascular disease risk calculators in Tasmanian general practice; 8th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease
Knowledge of risk factors in patients with Stroke or TIA: Shared team approach between nurses and doctors for improved risk factor managment (STANDFIRM); International Journal of Stroke
Legacy effect of delayed blood pressure-lowering pharmacotherapy in middle-aged individuals stratified by absolute cardiovascular disease risk: Protocol for a systematic review; JMIR Research Protocols
Lessons from the early adoption of celecoxib and rofecoxib by Australian general practitioners; Medical Journal of Australia
Lessons on prescribing and drug safety from the withdrawal of rofecoxib; Australian Family Physician
Lifestyle risk factor management in hypertension: What are the barriers in Australian general practice?; GP12 Conference
Long term safety of statins should be monitored; British Medical Journal
Long-term risk factor management; Combined 26th ASM of the Stroke Society of Australasia and 11th Australasian Nursing & Allied Health Stroke Conference SMART STROKES
Long-term unmet needs and associated factors in stroke or TIA survivors: An observational study; Neurology
Lower systolic blood pressure is associated with poorer survival in long-term survivors of stroke; Journal of Hypertension
Management of dyslipidaemia: Evidence and practical recommendations; Australian Family Physician
Management of High Blood Pressure in Those without Overt Cardiovascular Disease Utilising Absolute Risk Scores; International Journal of Hypertension
Management of hypertension in general practice: A qualitative needs assessment of Australian GPs; Australian Family Physician
Managing 'metabolic syndrome' and multiple risk factors; Australian Family Physician
Managing conjunctivitis in general practice: Recommendations depend on health system; British Medical Journal
Maximizing Patient Recruitment and Retention in a Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinical Trial: Lessons Learned from the STAND FIRM Study; Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
National survey of risk factors for non-communicable disease in Vietnam: prevalence estimates and an assessment of their validity; BMC Public Health
Nurse-Led Community-Based Intervention to Improve Knowledge of Risk Factors in Patients with Stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack: A Randomised Controlled Trial: P235; Cerebrovascular Diseases
Nurse-led intervention to improve knowledge of medications in survivors of stroke or transient ischemic attack: a cluster randomized controlled trial; Frontiers in Neurology
Optimal automated unobserved office blood pressure protocol: only 6-minutes and two readings may be needed
Optimising the management of hypertension; Medicine Today
Oscillometric devices are good in routine practice; B M J: (British Medical Journal)
Osteoarthritis management of the knee - Treatment options post the NSAID cardiotoxicity controversy
Outcomes from the REACH Registry for Australian general practice patients with or at high risk of atherothrombosis; Medical Journal of Australia
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
Patients with at least thirty percent of home systolic blood pressures elevated are likely to have uncontrolled blood pressure: a pragmatic method for doctors to assess blood pressure control from patient blood pressure diaries; Hypertension: Abstracts From the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the HBPRCA and the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the AAS
Patterns and predictors of adherence to statin therapy among older patients: Protocol for a systematic review; JMIR Research Protocols
PBS/RPBS bost implications of trends and guideline recommendations in the pharmacological management of hypertension; Medical Journal of Australia
PBS/RPBS cost implications of trends and guideline recommendations in the pharmacological management of hypertension in Australia 1994-1998; Medical Journal of Australia
Peripheral arterial disease - diagnosis and management in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Personalized medicine and stroke prevention: where are we?; Vascular Health and Risk Management
Pet ownership and survival in the elderly hypertensive population; Journal of Hypertension
Physical activity in Vietnam: estimates and measurement issues; PLoS One
Physical activity, alcohol and tobacco use and associated cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study cohort ; Age and Ageing
Pilot study: Prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding PRAM-COB; GP11 Conference
Pilot study; Prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding PRAM-COB; PHCRED Conference
PORRIGE - a cohort study of general practice registrars; Australian Family Physician
Practice: Easily missed? Subarachnoid haemorrhage; B M J: (British Medical Journal)
Pragmatic method to assess treated blood pressure from home blood pressure diaries - OPTIMAL study; 3rd Annual NHMRC Research Translation Faculty Symposium
Pragmatic method to assess treated blood pressure from home blood pressure diaries - OPTIMAL study; 2014 PHC Research Conference
Pragmatic method to assess treated blood pressure from home blood pressure diaries: OPTIMAL study; GP14
Pragmatic method using blood pressure diaries to assess blood pressure control; Annals of Family Medicine
Prediction of 10-year Risk of Incident Heart Failure in Elderly Hypertensive Population: The ANBP2 Study; American Journal of Hypertension
Prediction of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality at 10 years in the hypertensive aged; World Congress of Cardiology 2014
Prediction of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality at 10 years in the hypertensive aged population; American Journal of Hypertension
Prediction of Cardiovascular Events in Subjects in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study; Hypertension
Prediction of subsequent cardiovascular events in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Predictors of failure to initiate randomised treatment in a large-scale clinical trial of antihypertensive therapy in the aged; American Journal of Hypertension
Predictors of normotension on withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in elderly patients: prospective study in second Australian National Blood Pressure Study cohort; British Medical Journal
Predictors of successful withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in an elderly population. A prospective study in the ANBP2 cohort; Journal of Hypertension
Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: new guidelines, technologies and therapies; Medical Journal of Australia
Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: new guidelines, technologies and therapies; Medical Journal of Australia
Principal results of the ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING) study; Hypertension
Principal results of the ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice study; HBPRCA ASM
Psychosocial factors in adults with chronic kidney disease: characteristics of pilot participants in the Tasmanian Chronic Kidney Disease study; BMCNephrology
Psychosocial factors in chronic kidney disease: 2 year follow-up of pilot participants; ANZSN 50th Annual Scientific Meeting
Public funding of large-scale clinical trials in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Qualitative study of barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension in Australian general practice; 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Qualitative study of smoking continuance after an acute coronary event; 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Quarter-dose quadruple combination therapy for initial treatment of hypertension: placebo-controlled, crossover, randomised trial and systematic review; The Lancet
Rate of change in renal function and mortality in elderly treated hypertensive patients; Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Rationale for a primary prevention trial in the elderly of low dose aspirin for the prevention of major adverse cardiovascular events and vascular dementia in Australian general practice. ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE); Drugs and Aging
Re-thinking end-points for cardiovascular primary prevention trials in the elderly - ASPREE as a working example; 3rd Annual NHMRC Research Translation Faculty Symposium
Re: Guidelines for treating risk factors should include tools for shared decision making; B M J: (British Medical Journal)
Recruitment in primary care research: Primary Care Alliance for Clinical Trials (PACT) network; Australian Family Physician
Regulate cigarette engineering: a blueprint for the elimination of tobacco in Australia; Oceania Tobacco Control Conference
Research in the Aged; Australian Family Physician
Results of ASPREE feasibility study; The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 48th Annual Scientific Convention
Risk factor management in survivors of stroke: a double-blind, cluster-randomized, controlled trial; International Journal of Stroke
Secondary causes of hypertension; Cardiology in General Practice
Secondary prevention of CHD; Australian Family Physician
Self-rated health in a population of expatriate workers and partners in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Occupational Medicine
Self-reported adherence with medication and cardiovascular disease outcomes in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); Medical Journal of Australia
Shared team approach between nurses and doctors for improved risk factor management (STANDFIRM): A cluster RCT in general practice; The UK Stroke Forum Conference 2015
Shared team approach between nurses and doctors for improved risk factor management (STANDFIRM): Two-year follow-up of risk factor outcomes in patients with Stroke or TIA; International Journal of Stroke
Short term predictors of maintenance of normotension post withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); American Journal of Hypertension
Short term predictors of maintenance of normotension post withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2); Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Short-and long-term survival in treated elderly hypertensive patients with or without diabetes: Findings from the second Australian national blood pressure study; American Journal of Hypertension
Should aspirin be used for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes?; Medical Journal of Australia
Should aspirin be used for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes? ; Medical Journal of Australia
Should You Leave A Legacy?: Potential Effects Of Delayed Blood Pressure Lowering Pharmacotherapy In Individuals Stratified By Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk; Hypertension
Six monthly follow-up is as effective as 3 monthly follow-up for people with hypertension; Evidence-based Healthcare
Six monthly follow-up is as effective as 3 monthly follow-up for people with hypertension
Slowing the progression of age-related hearing loss: Rationale and study design of the ASPIRIN in HEARING, retinal vessels imaging and neurocognition in older generations (ASPREE-HEARING) trial; Contemporary Clinical Trials
Smoking cessation after an acute cardiac event; 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Spirituality in medicine; Australian Family Physician
Spirometry and regular follow-up do not improve quality of life in children or adolescents with asthma: Cluster randomized controlled trials; Pediatric Pulmonology
Spirometry training for GP's and practice nurses: is it feasible and beneficial to asthma patients?; General Practice and Primary Health Care Conference
Statistical analysis plan (SAP) for Shared Team Approach between Nurses and Doctors For Improved Risk Factor Management (STANDFIRM): a randomised controlled trial; International Journal of Stroke
Staying a smoker or becoming an ex-smoker after hospitalisation for unstable angina or myocardial infarction; Health
Stopping antihypertensive drugs in general practice; British Journal of General Practice
Stroke management: updated recommendations for treatment along the care continuum; Internal Medicine Journal
Study design of ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE): A randomized, controlled trial; Contemporary Clinical Trials
Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study; BMC Family Practice
Surveying general practice nurses' communication preferences in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Systolic blood pressure variability is an important predictor of cardiovascular outcomes in elderly hypertensive patients; Journal of Hypertension
TAS Infant Feeding Study: Investigation the breastfeeding experiences, attitudes and knowloedge of Tasmanian mothers
Tasmanian After-Hours Primary Care Service Innovations: A Report in Three Parts
Tasmanian After-Hours Primary Care: Evaluation of the GP Assist Service 2017
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
Ten year legacy effects of baseline blood pressure treatment naivety in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study; State of the Heart 2104
Ten-year legacy effects of baseline blood pressure 'treatment naivety' in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study; Journal of Hypertension
The Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly Trial (ASPREE): Progress Report; World Congress of Cardiology 2014
The association between living alone and frailty in a rural Japanese population: the Nagasaki Islands study; Journal of Primary Health Care
The development of a dynamic patient outcome cardiovascular disease risk factor audit; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
The elderly patient: an update on existing clinical data; 5th International Experts Forum
The Impact of Lost Therapeutic Benefit (LTB) in High-Risk Hypertensive Patients: 2-Year Follow-Up Data from the Australian REACH Registry; Cardiovascular Therapeutics
The JNC 7 Guidelines; Journal of the American Medical Association
The management of hypertension in general practice
The mummy's curse: historical cohort study; British Medical Journal
The new Australian after-hours general practice incentive payment mechanism: equity for rural general practice?; Health Policy
The verdict from ALLHAT; Medical Journal of Australia
The why, who and how of CHD prevention; Medicine Today
Time to bury “hypertension”; Medical Journal of Australia
Treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis: oral treatments; Australian Family Physician
Trials on trial; New Scientist
Understanding mothers experiences of interupting exclusive breastfeeding: A qualitative study; International conference: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood
Up, up and away: The growth of after-hours MBS claims; Australian Family Physician
Using qualitative means to get quantitative evidence into practice; Translational Research for Primary Healthcare
Validation study of oscillometric determination of ankle brachial index in primary care; American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
What is 'patient-centred care'? An analysis of the medical literature; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 48th Annual Scientific Convention
What Value GP Assist? The comparative benefits of, and satisfaction with GP Assist in Residential Aged Care Facilities and General Practice in Rural and Urban Tasmania
What's new in research that should change the way we detect and treat hypertension?; Australian Family Physician
Why do clinical trials in general practice? ; Australian Family Physician
Workplace health promotion: what public-sector employees want, need, and are ready to change; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Yoga/meditation for treating the symptoms of depression in adults: A Cochrane systematic review; 49th Annual Scientific Convention

Research Projects

A Cluster Randomised controlled trial of an Automated versus manual device for Blood pressure management (CRAB); High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA)
A comprehensive self-management programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the community; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
A Pilot Dementia Clinical Quality Registry to Improve Dementia Clinical Care; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
A qualitative study to explore the implementation of hypertension management guidelines into general practice; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA)
A study of Statins for reducing events in the elderly; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Absolute risk prediction of subsequent cardiovascular events in a large cohort of elderly Australians with hypertension; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Accelerometers for Measurement of Physical Activity; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Ankle Brachial Index Determination by oscillometric method IN General practice (ABIDING); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
ASPREE Completion Project; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
ASPREE Healthy Ageing Biobank Collaboration; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
ASPREE-D; Aspirin in the prevention of depression in the elderly; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Bariatric surgery in Tasmania: investigating health service use, costs, patient outcomes and policy options; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Barriers to initiating treatment in hypertension and barriers to treating hypertension to target levels; General Practice Education and Training Limited (GPET)
Barriers to initiating treatment in hypertension and treating to target levels; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Benefit of heart failure surveillance in T2DM; Diabetes Australia Research Trust (DART)
Better targeting of preventive services using epidemiological modelling; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Breathe Well: a Centre for Research Excellence in chronic respiratory diseases and lung ageing; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
General Practice Training Tasmania PhD Scholarship ; General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT)
Getting evidence to address general practitioner concern regarding the uptake of absolute risk guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Guidance of Heart Failure Management Programs by Risk Assessment; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Improving health and wellbeing in the Tasmanian State Service workforce; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Investigating the breastfeeding experiences, attitudes and knowledge of Tasmanian mothers with infants aged between 0-12 months; Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF)
Lifestyle outcomes of absolute risk feedback - a randomised trial of a general practice-based behavioural intervention; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
National Centre of Research Excellence to Improve Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Pharmacy-Based Model Enabling Patient Self-Monitoring of Warfarin: Development and Evaluation; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Pilot study: prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding (PRAM-COB); Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development Research Capacity Building Initiative (RCBI); Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Rapid Access Cardiovascular Disease Management Clinic incorporating Rapid Access for Chest Pain Clinic (RACPAC) and Primary care Hospital Integrated Absolute risk guided clinic; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Secondary Prevention in Acute Coronary Syndromes: Identifying the Smoking Cessation Strategies and Smoking Related Beliefs of People who Successfully Stop Smoking after an Acute Coronary Event; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Secondary Prevention in Acute Coronary Syndromes: Understanding Patients who Continue to Smoke after an Acute Coronary Event; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Spirometry and Asthma Management in Children and Adults in General Practice; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Tasmanian Community Biobus; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
The effects of vitamin D supplementation bone density in vitamin D insufficient teenagers: randomised controlled trial; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Role of Community Pharmacy in Post Hospital Management of Patients Initiated on Warfarin; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Transitions: Re-engineering Trajectory in Dementia Care; J.O. & J.R. Wicking Trust (WICKING)
ASPREE: Healthy Ageing Biobank Study
Evaluation of new Tasmanian general practice after hours incentive funding model and the value for money of GP Assist
GP Assist
GP Assist Evaluation
GP Magic: GPTT’s Education Integration Projects data analysis to publication
PORRIGE - Predictors of Regional Retention in General Practice Training
Protocol for a multicentre survey of patients with treatment resistant hypertension
Provision of Health Economics consultancy service to develop a new Tasmanian GP After Hours Incentive Funding Model(s)
QUARTET
Various Consultancies

Research Candidate Supervision

A Nested Study in STAREE - A RCT of Atorvastatin vs Placebo for Primary Prevention in the Healthy Ageing
Gender differences in the management of cardiovascular disease risk in general practice
Monitoring and Prevention of the Early Cessation of Breastfeeding
The 'Profession' of Practice Nursing
The Epidemiology of Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Diseases in Vietnam
Understanding Clinical Decision Making in the Management of Hypertension in Australian Primary Care- A Mixed Methods Study
Women General Practitioners in Australia