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Researcher: Curtain, CM (Mr Colin Curtain)

Fields of Research

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Preventive Medicine
Basic Pharmacology
Health Care Administration
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Emergency Medicine
Public Health and Health Services
Rheumatology and Arthritis
Aged Health Care

Research Objectives

Health and Support Services
Health
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Health Related to Ageing
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Blood Disorders
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Health Education and Promotion
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Health Policy Evaluation
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences

Career Best Publications

A comparison of prescribing criteria when applied to older community-based patients; Drugs and Aging

Research Publications

A comparison of prescribing criteria when applied to older community-based patients; Drugs and Aging
Adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisation in older patients - A prospective analysis in two hospitals; APSA Annual Conference 2016
Adverse Drug Reaction-Related Hospitalizations in Elderly Australians: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study in Two Tasmanian Hospitals; Drug Safety
Adverse-Drug-Reaction-Related Hospitalisations in Developed and Developing Countries: A Review of Prevalence and Contributing Factors; Drug Safety
An investigation into drug-related problems identifiable by commercial medication review software; Australasian Medical Journal
An investigation into the types of drug related problems that can and cannot be identified by commercial medication review software; Second Australian Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Health: AIH 2012
Can software assist the home medicines review process by identifying clinically relevant drug-related problems?; Ascept-APSA 2012
Clinical interventions in community pharmacies in Australia: Value for money; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Clinicians’ attitudes and perceptions regarding stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Clinicians’ attitudes and perceptions regarding stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Cancer Patients in Rural Australia; Integrative Cancer Therapies
Computer system to support medication reviews: a good but not new concept; International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
Development of a Score to Predict Hospitalisation due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Development of a Score to Predict Hospitalisation due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Does Clinical knowledge influence rates of interventions by community pharmacists? Findings from PROMISe III; Australian Pharmacist
Does involvement in continuing professional development influence rates of interventions by community pharmacists? Findings from PROMISe III; Australian Pharmacist
Does workload influence intervention rates?; Australian Pharmacist
Drug-Related Problems Detected in Australian Community Pharmacies: The PROMISe Trial; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Evaluation of clinical decision support provided by medication review software
Impact of residential medication management reviews on anticholinergic burden in aged care residents; Current medical research and opinion
Impact of the pharmacist medication review services on drug-related problems and potentially inappropriate prescribing of renally cleared medications in residents of aged care facilities; Drugs and Aging
Intravenous iron use in pregnancy: comparison of ferric carboxymaltose and iron sucrose; 40th SHPA National Conference
Outcomes of a decision support prompt in community pharmacy dispensing software to promote step-down of proton pump inhibitor therapy; British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Prediction of Hospitalization due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Elderly CommunityDwelling Patients (The PADR-EC Score); PLoS One
Preliminary results of Vitamin D supplementation in residents of aged care facilities; APSA ASCEPT Conference
Problems detected by a ripple-down rules based medication review decision support system: are they relevant?; 13th Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop: PKAW 2014
PROMISe III Clinical interventions: The perils of prescriptions; Pharmacy Practice Research Summit 2010
PROMISe III community pharmacy interventions: consumer satisfaction and opinions; National Medicines Symposium 2010
PROMISE III: Can pharmacists stomach a PPI prompt?; Pharmacy Practice Research Summit 2010
PROMISe III: The value of an electronic PPI stepdown prompt; National Medicines Symposium 2010
PROMISe results: common drugs and their problems in community pharmacy interventions; Australian Pharmacist
PROMISe to secure future of community pharmacy; Australian Pharmacist
Quality of claims and references found in Australian pharmacy journal advertisements; International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
Review of computerized clinical decision support in community pharmacy; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Serotonin toxicity: Implications for clinical practice; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Tasmanian hospital clinicians' attitudes regarding stroke prevention in atrial; Medicines Management 2015: The 41st SHPA National Conference
Validation of decision support software for home medicines review; Graduate Research Conference (SEIR) 2012
Validation of decision support software for identification of drug-related problems in home medicines reviews; Making an Impact: 11th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing
Vitamin D supplementation in Tasmanian nursing home residents; Drugs and Aging

Research Projects

Vitamin D and calcium supplementation amongst residents of aged care facilities in Australia: are guidelines being followed?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Trial of Semi-Automation of Identification of Drug Name Similarity

Research Candidate Supervision