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Researcher: Castelino, RL (Dr Ronald Castelino)

Fields of Research

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Nephrology and Urology
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Primary Health Care
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Promotion

Research Objectives

Health
Urogenital System and Disorders
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Health and Support Services
Diabetes
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Health Education and Promotion
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Carer Health
Human Pharmaceutical Treatments (e.g. Antibiotics)
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A web-based training program to support chronic kidney disease screening by community pharmacists; International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
Adverse event notifications implicating metformin with lactic acidosis in Australia; Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
An online person-centered education package for pharmacists delivering a home medication review service to patients following acute coronary syndromes; European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare
Are interventions recommended by pharmacists during Home Medicines Review evidence-based?; Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Association of continuity of care with blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease and hypertension; Australian Journal of General Practice
Australian community pharmacists’ experience of implementing a chronic kidney disease risk assessment service; Preventing Chronic Disease
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) monitoring in Australian General Practice; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: its prevalence, and associated patient characteristics and comorbidities; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Chronic kidney disease monitoring in Australian general practice; Australian journal of general practice
Comparison of equations for dosing of medications in renal impairment; Nephrology
Comparison of equations for dosing of medications in renal impairment; Nephrology
Development of a Score to Predict Hospitalisation due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Dose adjustment guidelines for medications in patients with renal impairment: How consistent are drug information sources?; Internal Medicine Journal
Drug Burden Index and Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Community-Dwelling Older People; Drugs and Aging
Effectiveness of targeted screening for chronic kidney disease in the community setting: a systematic review; Journal of Nephrology
Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: National Prescribing Service MedicineWise MedicineInsight dataset; Nephrology
Evaluation of a chronic kidney disease risk assessment service in community pharmacies; Nephrology
High pyridine generation in ceftazidime-icodextrin admixtures used to treat peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis; Clinical Therapeutics
Home Medicines Review following acute coronary syndromes: Preliminary results from a randomised controlled trial; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Home Medicines Review following acute coronary syndromes: Preliminary results from a randomised controlled trial; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Home medicines reviews following acute coronary syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial; Trials
Hospitalization in older patients due to adverse drug reactions - the need for a prediction tool; Clinical Interventions in Aging (Online)
How to read and interpret clinical trials; Australian Pharmacist
Impact of medication reviews on inappropriate prescribing in aged care; Current Medical Research and Opinion
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
Inappropriate prescribing in chronic kidney disease: A systematic review of prevalence, associated clinical outcomes and impact of interventions; International Journal of Clinical Practice
Knowledge about chronic kidney disease in the Australian public, using a new validated questionnaire; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Lactate levels with chronic metformin use: a narrative review; Clinical Drug Investigation
Lipid-lowering therapy among CKD patients in Australian general practice; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Medication adherence following acute coronary syndrome: does one size fit all?; American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Medication adherence perspectives in haemodialysis patients: a qualitative study; BMC nephrology
Medication burden, adherence and health-related quality of life in advanced chronic kidney disease; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Medication regimen complexity and adherence in haemodialysis patients: an exploratory study; American Journal of Nephrology
Medication regimen complexity and hospital readmission in older adults with chronic kidney disease; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Medication-Related Factors and Hospital Readmission in Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease; Journal of Clinical Medicine
Metformin usage in type 2 diabetes mellitus: are safety guidelines adhered to?; Internal Medicine Journal
Metformin utilisation in Australian community and aged care settings; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Metformin: an old drug with clinical value and safety in old patients; Australian Pharmacist
Nonadherence to Medication Therapy in Haemodialysis Patients: A Systematic Review; PloS one
Patient satisfaction with a chronic kidney disease risk assessment service in community pharmacies; International journal of clinical pharmacy
Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing of Renally Cleared Drugs in Elderly Patients in Community and Aged Care Settings; Drugs & Aging
Prediction of hospitalization due to adverse drug reactions in elderly community-dwelling patients (The PADR-EC Score); PLoS One
Predictors of progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Australian General Practice patients; 54th Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) Annual Scientific Meeting
Prescribing of metformin based on estimated GFR rather than serum creatinine expands the eligible population and is likely safe; Evidence - Based Medicine (English Edition): for primary care and internal medicine
Prevalence of medication-related problems among patients with renal compromise in an Indian hospital; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Public knowledge of chronic kidney disease evaluated using a validated questionnaire: a cross-sectional study; BMC Public Health
Pyridine levels in ceftazidime-peritoneal dialysis admixtures stored at body temperature; Peritoneal Dialysis International
Renal drug dosing recommendations: evaluation of product information for brands of the same drug; Internal Medicine Journal
Renal pharmacists' perceptions and current practices of assessing medication adherence in dialysis patients; International journal of clinical pharmacy
Residential medication management reviews of antithrombotic therapy in aged care residents with atrial fibrillation: assessment of stroke and bleeding risk; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Retrospective Evaluation of Home Medicines Review by Pharmacists in Older Australian Patients Using the Medication Appropriateness Index; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Retrospective evaluation of potentially inappropriate prescribing in hospitalized patients with renal impairment; Current Medical Research and Opinion
Stability of ceftazidime and herapin in four different types of peritoneal dialysis solutions; Peritoneal Dialysis International
Stability of meropenem and piperacillin/tazobactam with heparin in various peritoneal dialysis solutions; Peritoneal Dialysis International
Stability of tigecycline in different types of peritoneal dialysis solutions; Peritoneal Dialysis International
Targeting Suboptimal Prescribing in the Elderly: A Review of the Impact of Pharmacy Services; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
The basics of evidence-based medicine; Australian Pharmacist
The effect of hospitalization on potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults with chronic kidney disease; Current Medical Research and Opinion
The impact of residential medication management reviews (RMMRs) on medication regimen complexity; Postgraduate Medicine
The Utilisation of Antithrombotic Therapy in Older Patients in Aged Care Facilities with Atrial Fibrillation; APSA Annual Conference 2016
The utilization of antithrombotic therapy in older Australians with atrial fibrillation; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
The utilization of antithrombotic therapy in older patients in aged care facilities with atrial fibrillation; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
Understanding non-randomised study designs; Australian Pharmacist
Understanding randomised controlled trials; Australian Pharmacist
Understanding Systematic Reviews; Australian Pharmacist
Use of evidence- based therapy for the prevention of cardiovascular events among older people; Evaluation and The Health Professions
Variation in Documenting Diagnosable Chronic Kidney Disease in General Medical Practice: Implications for Quality Improvement and Research; Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

Research Projects

Impact of community pharmacy services on screening for chronic kidney disease; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Investigating the physical and chemical Y-site incompatibility of injectable antifungals and parenteral nutrition solution; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Point of care creatinine testing to screen for chronic kidney disease; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Retrospective Study of Adverse Drug Reactions Ocurring in Elderly Patients at Tertiary Hospitals, Tasmania, Australia
Community Pharmacy Screening and Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease
Implementation of a pharmacist medication review clinic for renal disease patients
Improvement of Metformin Usage in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Migrant and Refugee Health- A Case Study of Patients Admitted to Tasmanian Public Healthcare System