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Researcher: Thompson, AJ (Mr Angus Thompson)

Fields of Research

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Basic Pharmacology
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Public Health and Health Services
Health and Community Services
Infectious Diseases
Aged Health Care
Health Promotion
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Care Administration
Preventive Medicine
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Health Counselling
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Clinical Sciences

Research Objectives

Health and Support Services
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Health
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders
Health Education and Promotion
Preventive Medicine
Child Health
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Human Pharmaceutical Treatments (e.g. Antibiotics)
Health Policy Evaluation
Palliative Care
Health Related to Ageing
Blood Disorders
Skin and Related Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Behaviour and Health
Education and Training Systems
Rural Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Another one bites the dust; Future prescriber
Antibiotic resistance - the fight moves up a gear
Are antidepressants the new antibiotics?; Prescriber
Assessing the uptake and effectiveness of a quick reference guide to antibiotic prescribing in Australian general practice; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Can quality improvement interventions optimise practise? The discharge management of acute coronary syndromes (DMACS) initiative; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Can you help me with my cauliflower ear?; Pharmaceutical Journal
Cardiac failure in children
Cephalosporins - do they still have a role in primary care; Prescriber
Clinical pathway and monthly feedback improve adherence to antibiotic guideline recommendations for community-acquired pneumonia; PLoS One
Colchicine: time to recommend lower doses in acute gout; Prescriber (UK)
Combination glaucoma preparations; Prescriber
Combination glaucoma preparations: can be useful but confusing; Australian Pharmacist
Community-acquired pneumonia: why arenít national antibiotic guidelines followed?; International Journal of Clinical Practice
Current discharge management of acute coronary syndromes: baseline results from a national quality improvement initiative; Internal Medicine Journal
Demonstrate our worth by funding clinical interventions in the community; PJ Online
Dronedarona (Multaq); Annual Medicines Update 2011
Drug induced hypertension - a QUM opportunity for pharmacists?; Australian Pharmacist
Drug switches; Independent Nurse
Emerging concerns with PPI therapy; Pharmaceutical Journal
Formulations; Independent Nurse
G6PD deficiency; Pharmaceutical Journal
Generic or not?; Independent Nurse
Healthy hearts; Australian Pharmacist
Helping to navigate the health information maze; Pharmaceutical Journal
How patients use repeat antibiotic prescriptions: the impact of dosing directions; Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Hypotension: issues and management; PJ Online
Incretin mimetics; Australian Pharmacist
Integrating pharmacists into the general practice team; Out of the Wilderness Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference Aus-CRS Symposium
Is the tide going out on fish oil supplements for CVD?; Prescriber
Knowing when to stop antibiotic therapy; Medical Journal of Australia
Knowing when to stop antibiotic therapy; Medical Journal of Australia
Letter to the Editor: Concomitant roxithromycin use among elderly patients taking warfarin resulting in significant over-anticoagulation; Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Letter to the Editor: Pricing and utilisation of proton pump inhibitors in South Australian public hospitals and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme; Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Management of acute coronary syndromes at hospital discharge: Do targeted educational interventions improve practice quality?; Journal for Healthcare Quality
Management of hypochlorhydria; Pharmaceutical Journal
Medication adherence following acute coronary syndrome: does one size fit all?; American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Medication use review - feasibility study in Australian community pharmacy; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Medicine-induced pulmonary toxicity; Australian Pharmacist
My desert island drugs; Prescriber
Not a matter of size; Prescriber
NSAIDs are not as safe as patients think; Pharmaceutical Journal
Off-label use of medicines in paediatric inpatients at an Australian teaching Hospital; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Off-label use of medicines in paediatric inpatients at an Australian teaching hospital; National Medicines Symposium 2012
Omega-3's post-MI: can we rely on diet to increase intake?; Prescriber
Omega-3-acid ethyl esters 90 (Omacor); Annual Medicines Update 2011
Over-the-counter medicines; Independent Nurse
Over-the-counter orlistat: an alli for whom? Patients or profit makers?; The Pharmaceutical Journal
Oxycodone in combination with naloxone (Targin); Annual Medicines Update 2011
Pain and functionality following sternotomy: a prospective 12-month observational study; Pain Medicine
Pain intensity and pain self-management strategies following discharge after surgery: An Australian prospective observational study; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Pain intensity and pain self-management strategies following discharge after surgery: An Australian prospective observational study; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Paracetamol should remain the first line option for persistent pain; BMJ
Patent expiries - How should they affect prescribing advice?; Pharmaceutical Journal
Persistent pain management in Australian general practice; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Pharmacological management of pain in Australian Aged Care Facilities; Age and Ageing
Polypharmacy, hyperpolypharmacy and age - the implications for medication management services; National Medicines Symposium
Potential savings with a modified-release nitrate review; Prescriber
PPIs and hypomagnesaemia: more common than we thought?; Prescriber
Prescribing data; Independent Nurse
Prescribing outside of licence; Independent Nurse
Proton pump inhibitors; Australian Pharmacist
Provision of chest pain action plans and warning signs information after acute coronary syndromes; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Puting your money where your mouth is; The Pharmaceutical Journal
Question from practice: diclofenac salts: potassium or sodium?; Pharmaceutical Journal
Questions from practice - Amitriptyline and migraine ; Pharmaceutical Journal
Rasagiline (Azilect); Annual Medicines Update 2011
Rates and Consequences of False Penicillin Allergies in Australia; JAMA internal medicine
Repeatable antibiotic prescriptions: an assessment of patient attitudes, knowledge and advice from health professionals; Australasian Medical Journal
Reporting adverse drug reactions; Independent Nurse
Self-monitoring: the importance of patient education; Australian Pharmacist
Statins and coenzyme Q10; Pharmacy Professional
Steroids sprayed on the skin; Prescriber
Subacute pain as a predictor of long-term pain following orthopedic surgery: an Australian prospective 12 month observational cohort study; Medicine
Switching statins: potential drug interactions with simvastatin; Prescriber
The case for doxycycline; Prescriber
The community pharmacy contract; Independent Nurse
The dangers of self-monitoring; Prescriber
The name game: from Eurasian nations to Balkan war criminals; Prescriber
The pitfalls of brandnames; Prescriber
Thiazides and ears ; Pharmaceutical Journal
Treating peptic ulcer disease caused by H. pylori; Australian Pharmacist
Use of opioid analgesics in older Australians; Pain Medicine
What are clinical interventions?; Australian Pharmacist

Research Projects

Does hospital opioid prescribing increase the risk of chronic opioid use?; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Management of post-operative pain and the progression to persistent post-operative pain; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Palliative Care Formulary Review; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Clinical Interventions Workshop
Review of APF 22

Research Candidate Supervision

A Retrospective Cohort Study Evaluating The Trend in Opiod Use in Tasmania From 2001-2010
Assessment of Antibiotic Use