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Researcher: Vial, JH (Associate Professor Janet Vial)

Fields of Research

Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Pharmaceutical sciences
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Preventative health care
Health services and systems
Health informatics and information systems
Rheumatology and arthritis
Health and community services
Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Clinical sciences
Medical biochemistry and metabolomics
Health care administration
Haematology
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Respiratory diseases
Decision support and group support systems
Basic pharmacology
Epidemiology
Primary health care
Medical ethics
Mental health services
Rehabilitation
Geriatrics and gerontology
Analytical spectrometry
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Endocrinology
Orthopaedics
Nutrition and dietetics

Research Objectives

Other health
Clinical health
Preventive medicine
Evaluation of health outcomes
Health related to ageing
Rural and remote area health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health education and promotion
Application software packages
Mobile technologies and communications
Nursing
Other education and training
Pacific Peoples community services
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Nutrition
Mental health services

Career Best Publications

A community-based educational intervention to improve antithrombotic drug use in Atrial Fibrillation; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Adverse drug events as a cause of hospital admission in the elderly; Internal Medicine Journal
Doctors' beliefs on the use of antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation: identifying barriers to stroke prevention; Internal Medicine Journal
Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation: An evaluation of home follow-up of warfarin initiation; Journal of Internal Medicine
Outcomes in the management of atrial fibrillation: clinical trial results can apply in practice; Internal Medicine Journal

Research Publications

1999 Guide to Management of Hypertension for Doctors
A community-based educational intervention to improve antithrombotic drug use in Atrial Fibrillation; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Accuracy and clinical usefulness of the near-patient testing CoaguChek S international normalised ratio monitor in rural medical practice; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Accuracy, reproducibility and clinical utility of the CoaguChek S portable international normalized ratio monitor in an outpatient anticoagulation clinic; Clinical and Laboratory Haematology
Adverse drug events as a cause for admission or occuring during admission to medical units of the Royal Hobart Hospital; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Adverse drug events as a cause of hospital admission in the elderly; Internal Medicine Journal
Adverse drug events as a cause of hospital admission in the elderly; Conjoint Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists and the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association
An academic detailing based intervention improves antithrombotic drug use in atrial fibrillation; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
An intervention to improve adherence to an initiation protocol and improve clinical outcomes for patients commenced on warfarin; National Medicines Symposium 2006 - Quality use of medicines: balancing beliefs, benefits and harms
Antithrombotic usage in atrial fibrillation; Annual Scientific Meeting of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Back pain study
Case studies in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics; University of Tasmania
Community Pharmacy Medication Incident and Reporting Management System (CPMIRMS) (PROMISe)
Community-based educational intervention improves antithrombotic drug use in atrial fibrillation; American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2003
Community-based educational intervention to improve antithrombotic drug use in atrial fibrillation; World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science. 63rd International Congress of FIP
Community-based educational intervention to improve antithrombotic drug use in atrial fibrillation; 2003 State Conference of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Tasmanian State Branch
Comparison of cyclooxygenase inhibition with two different doses of enteric coated aspirin in normal young and elderly subjects and elderly with cerebrovascular disease; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
Development and evaluation of a web-based learning resource for medication error prevention; Australian Pharmacist
Development and evaluation of an online program for medication error prevention; 8th World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Do you suffer back pain?
Doctors' beliefs on the use of antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation: identifying barriers to stroke prevention; Internal Medicine Journal
Educational campaign to improve the prevention of postoperative venous thromboembolism; SHPA Federal Biennial Clinical Pharmacy Conference: Clinical Controversies
Educational campaign to improve the prevention of postoperative venous thromboembolism; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Free radical formation in patients undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy measured by spin trapping; 4th Annual Scientific Meeting of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, August 29-31, 1996
Graduates of the University of Tasmania Medical School:career achievements 10-23 years after graduation; Medical Journal of Australia
How to Treat: Hypertension - which therapy first?
Hypertension - which therapy first?; Australian Doctor
Hypertension Management Guide for Doctors 2004
Hypertension Management Guide for Doctors 2004
Impact of pharmacist-conducted home visits on the outcomes of lipid-lowering drug therapy; The 26th Federal Conference of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
Impact of pharmacist-conducted home visits on the outcomes of lipid-lowering drug therapy; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Improving clinical outcomes for hospital patients initiated on warfarin; Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Improving the management of anticoagulation' a randomised controlled trial of point of care home follow-up of warfarin therapy; Safety and Quality in Action - A national Australian conference on safety and quality in Health Care
Improving the management of anticoagulation: a randomised controlled trial of point of care home follow-up of warfarin therapy; World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science. 63rd International Congress of FIP
Improving the outcome of lipid-lowering drug therapy: an evaluation of the potential role of community pharmacists; The Australian Health & Medical Research Congress
Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation in rural Australia: An evaluation of pharmacist-assisted monitoring of warfarin therapy; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation: An evaluation of home follow-up of warfarin initiation; Journal of Internal Medicine
Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation: an evaluation of home follow-up of warfarin therapy; Royal Australasian College of Physicians Annual Scientific meeting
Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation: pharmacist-assisted point of care monitoring of warfarin in rural Australia; Annual Conference of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association
Improving the use of prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism at the Royal Hobart Hospital; National Medicines Symposium 2006 - Quality use of medicines: balancing beliefs, benefits and harms
Ipratropium treatment of acute airways disease; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Management of congestive cardiac failure in Tasmanian public hospitals; Australasian Society of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Management of hyperlipidaemia in the Royal Hobart Hospital; 33rd Annual Scientific meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacologists & Toxiclogists
Mercury
Naproxen concentrations in plasma and synovial fluid and effects on prostanoid concentrations; Journal of Rheumatology
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): support for the concept of responders and non-responders; Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists, 9-11 December
Non-valvular atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis - Support for the concept of ''responders'' and ''nonresponders''; Arthritis & Rheumatism
Outcomes in the management of atrial fibrillation: clinical trial results can apply in practice; Internal Medicine Journal
Outcomes in the management of atrial fibrillation: clinical trial results can apply in practice; SHPA Biennial Clinical Conference - Practical Clinical Concepts
Practical management AF - Warfarin in the Community
Preparedness for Hospital Practice ... What Makes for Success in Medical Education?; Fill the Gaps
Preparing Our Interns for Hospital Practice - What Makes for Success in Medical Education?; Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi Discipline Journal
Preparing our interns for hospital practice - what makes for success in medical education?; ANZAME - Fill the Gaps
Prostanoid rebound following cessation of ibuprofen; Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Quality use of medicine activities in Tasmania
Quality use of medicine projects in Tasmania
Quality Use of Medicine Report- Thrombosis prophylaxis use in atrial fibrillation in general practice in southern Tasmania
Randomised controlled trial of pharmacist follow-up and point of care monitoring for patients commenced on warfarin; The 26th Federal Conference of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
Randomised controlled trial of pharmacist follow-up and point of care monitoring for patients commenced on warfarin; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Randomised controlled trial of pharmacist follow-up and point of care monitoring for patients commenced on warfarin; Annual Scientific Meeting Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Randomised controlled trial of pharmacist follow-up and point of care monitoring for patients commenced on warfarin; Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Reducing harm associated with warfarin therapy. A national medication safety breakthrough project; SHPA Tasmanian State Branch 2005 Conference
Reducing harm associated with warfarin therapy: a national medication safety collaborative project; Medicines managers: the next generation
Research plea for back pain sufferers
Response to single dose and chronic ibuprofen in chronic back pain sufferers; Australasian Society of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Review of antithrombotic drug usage in atrial fibrillation; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Review of antithrombotic drug usage in atrial fibrillation; Conjoint Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists and the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association
Review of management of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM); Conjoint Meeting of ASCEPT and APSA 1998
Review of management of non-insurin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM); Conjoint Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists and the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association
Review of management of type 2 diabetes mellitus; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Role of Ethics Committees
Serum and urinary prostanoids following cessation of aspirin.; Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Stroke Prevention; Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin
Suboptimal anticoagulant management in patients after hospital initiation of warfarin; Australian Family Physician
Synergy between clinical pharmacists and clinical pharmacologists in the community
The use of thromboprophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in hospitalised medical patients at the Royal Hobart Hospital; SHPA Tasmanian State Branch 2005 Conference
Thrombosis prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation in clinical practice; 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia
Thrombosis prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation in clinical practice; 22nd Annual Scientific meeting of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia
Thrombosis prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation: closing the gap between clinical trials and clinical practice; National medicines Symposium 2000
Thrombosis prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation: Do the results of clinical trials apply in clinical practice?; The Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Tolerance to Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Study
Undertreatment of congestive heart failure in an Australian setting; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Urinary prostanoid metabolites and serum thromboxane following recovery from cyclooxygenase inhibition with aspirin; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
Volunteers needed for study into back pain

Research Projects

Aspirin dose for selective platelet cyclooxygenase inhibition for prophylaxis in the elderly; Masonic Medical Research Foundation Limited (MMRF)
Evaluation of Home-based Clinical Pharmacy Follow-up of 'High Risk' Patients Discharged from Hospital; The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)
Facilitating QUM between Hospital and Community; Pharmacy Guild Australia (PGA)
Improving the Outcomes of Anticoagulation: An Evaluation of Home Follow-up of Warfarin Therapy; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Improving the Outcomes of Anticoagulation: An Evaluation of Home Follow-up of Warfarin Therapy; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Improving the Outcomes of Lipid-Lowering Drug Therapy: an Evaluation of the Potential Role of Community Pharmacists; Pharmacy (Agreement) Projects Consultative Committee (PAPCC)
Rebound elevation in prostanoids and platelet function following recovery from cyclooxygenase inhibition; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Tasmania: a selenium-deficient state?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Tasmania: A Selenium-deficient State? A Population-based Assessment of Selenium Status; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Thrombosis Prophylaxis in Atrial Fibrillation: Closing the Gap Between Clinical Trials and Australian Practice; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)
Tolerance to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; Masonic Medical Research Foundation Limited (MMRF)
Community Pharmacy Medication Incident Reporting and Management System (CPMIRMS)
Program to promote the appropriate use of antibiotics in the hospital management of community-acquired pneumonia

Research Candidate Supervision

Development and Evaluation of Information Technology Solutions to Improve Medication Use
Expired Carbon Monoxide as a Marker of CO Poisoning and its Application in Determining Treatment End-Points
Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation
Pharmacist led interventions to improve medication related care of community-dwelling patients