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Researcher: Wimmer, BC (Dr Barbara Wimmer)

Fields of Research

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Aged Health Care
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Preventive Medicine
Nephrology and Urology
Epidemiology
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Mental Health
Public Health and Health Services
Health Promotion

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Health and Support Services
Nervous System and Disorders
Behaviour and Health
Urogenital System and Disorders
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Demography
Health Related to Ageing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A proposed stepwise approach to reducing medication errors in older people; Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Are polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity associated with all-cause mortality in older people? A population-based cohort study; APSA-ASCEPT Joint Scientific Meeting 2015
Are residents of aged care facilities willing to have their medications deprescribed?; Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy : RSAP
Clinical outcomes associated with medication regimen complexity in older people: a systematic review; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Factors associated with medication regimen complexity in older people: a cross-sectional population-based study; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Factors associated with medication regimen complexity in residents of long-term care facilities; European Geriatric Medicine
Inappropriate prescribing in chronic kidney disease: A systematic review of prevalence, associated clinical outcomes and impact of interventions; International journal of clinical practice
LITERATURE REVIEW on lifestyle methodology
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 clinical outcome in older people: a systematic review; 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management
Medication Regimen Complexity and Number of Medications as Factors Associated With Unplanned Hospitalizations in Older People: A Population-based Cohort Study; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Medication Regimen Complexity and Polypharmacy as Factors Associated With All-Cause Mortality in Older People: A Population-Based Cohort Study; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Medication Regimen Complexity and Polypharmacy as Factors Associated with Unplanned Hospitalization: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Older People in Sweden; International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management
Medication Regimen Complexity and Unplanned Hospital Readmissions in Older People; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Medication self-administration problems in older people in Sweden: a population-based case-control study; European Society of Clinical Pharmacists (ESCP) Conference
Multidose drug dispensing and optimising drug use in older people; Age and Ageing
Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as factors associated with hospital discharge destination among older people: a prospective cohort study; Drugs and Aging
Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as factors associated with staff informant rated quality of life in residents of aged care facilities: a cross-sectional study; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as risk factors for hospitalization among residents of long-term care facilities: a prospective cohort study; Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Polypharmacy, hyperpolypharmacy and age - the implications for medication management services; National Medicines Symposium
Quantitative exploration of medication errors among older people: a systematic review; Drugs and Therapy Perspectives
Satisfaction With Care and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities; Journal of The American Medical Directors Association
TASMANIAN DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT Of 50 to 64 year olds and 65 to 79 year olds

Research Projects

'What's your beat?': Reducing strokes through AF awareness and screening; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Korongee Lifestyles

Research Candidate Supervision