BEACH SAND abstracts

Year 15 : 2012 - 2013

SAND Method : 2012 - 13 Download (200kb PDF file)

ID Title
195 Nocturnal leg cramps among general practice patients (500kb PDF file)
196 Travel advice and vaccination(250kb PDF file)
197 Chronic kidney disease and dyslipidaemia in general practice patients – 2012 (500kb PDF file)
198 Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in general practice patients aged 15 years or over (500kb PDF file)
199 Anticoagulant and antiplatelet use by general practice patients (500kb PDF file)
200 Overactive bladder and influenza/pneumococcal vaccination in older patients (500kb PDF file)
201 Asthma control in general practice patients 2012 (500kb PDF file)
202 Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in general practice patients – 2012 (500kb PDF file)
203 Neuropathic pain in general practice patients (500kb PDF file)
204 Care provided to general practice patients by medical and/or surgical specialists (500kb PDF file)
205 Private prescriptions and generic substitution of medications in general practice patients (500kb PDF file)
206 Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and respiratory symptoms in general practice patients (500kb PDF file)
207 Management of allergic asthma in general practice patients
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208 Lifestyle risk factors (500kb PDF file)
209 Patient use of the internet for health information (500kb PDF file)
210 Management of hypertension in general practice patients (500kb PDF file)

Year 14

SAND Method : 2011 - 12 Download (105kb PDF file)

ID Title
180 Polypharmacy and adverse drug events in general practice patients aged 50 years and over (240KB PDF file)
181 Influenza and pneumococcal infection risk and vaccination status among adult general practice patients (290KB PDF file)
182 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in general practice patients (2) (270KB PDF file)
183 Cardiovascular disease, risk factors, antiplatelet use and gastrointestinal side effects among general practice patients (220KB PDF file)
184 CKD and dyslipidaemia among general practice patients (240KB PDF file)
185 Diabetes management and self-monitoring in general practice patients (280KB PDF file)
186 Hepatitis B and travel vaccinations (250KB PDF file)
187 General practice patient behaviour in seeking help for depression (210KB PDF file)
188 Acute coronary syndrome among general practice patients (520KB PDF file)
189 Menopause symptoms among female general practice patients aged 40–69 years (250KB PDF file)
190 Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and symptoms among male general practice patients aged 40 years or older (230KB PDF file)
191 NSAID use, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular risk in general practice patients with arthritis (260KB PDF file)
192 Influenza risk, vaccination and diagnosis among general practice patients (280KB PDF file)
193 Diabetes, macular oedema and dyslipidaemia among general practice patients (250KB PDF file)
194 Adult general practice patients’ cardiovascular risk and lipid medication use (220KB PDF file)

Year 13

SAND Method : 2010 - 11 Download (105kb PDF file)

ID Title
162 Pneumococcal vaccination and middle ear infections (388kb PDF file)
163 Chronic kidney disease in general practice patients (506kb PDF file)
164 Type 2 diabetes, weight gain and blood glucose management (600kb PDF file)
165 Migraine and acute/rescue medication use in general practice patients – 2010 (600kb PDF file)
166 Hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and diabetes (600kb PDF file)
167 Management of gout in general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
168 Management of major depression (600kb PDF file)
169 Hypertension, comorbidity and blood pressure control (600kb PDF file)
170 Use of SSRIs and/or SNRIs in general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
171 Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination among general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
172 Diabetes management in general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
173 Type 2 diabetes resource use (600kb PDF file)
174 Atrial fibrillation/flutter in general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
175 Pertussis and persistent cough among general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
176 Comorbidity and management of gout in GP patients (600kb PDF file)
177 Multiple morbidity and chronic heart failure (600kb PDF file)
178 Warfarin use in general practice patients (600kb PDF file)
179 Pneumococcal vaccination and pneumonia in older Australian general practice patients (600kb PDF file)

Year 12

SAND Method : 2009 - 10 Download (101kb PDF file)

ID Title
143 Prevalence of premature ejaculation Download abstract (284kb PDF file)
144 GP ordering of full blood counts and lipid profiles for general practice patients Download abstract (331kb PDF file)
145 Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder management and visit frequency Download abstract (331kb PDF file)
146 Antiplatelet medication and gastrointestinal problems in general practice patients Download abstract (272kb PDF file)
147 Depressive disorders, management and comorbidities Download abstract (328kb PDF file)
148 Type 2 diabetes, and blood glucose, lipid and blood pressure medication management Download abstract (344kb PDF file)
149 Dyslipidaemia and lipid management Download abstract (402kb PDF file)
150 Chronic pain in general practice patients Download abstract (386kb PDF file)
151 Lipid medication use and cardiovascular risk in patients seen in general practice Download abstract (307kb PDF file)
152 Migraine and acute/rescue medication use in general practice patients Download abstract (300kb PDF file)
153 Diabetes management and insulin initiation Download abstract (276kb PDF file)
154 Pneumococcal vaccine and pneumonia in general practice patients Download abstract (304kb PDF file)
155 Chronic kidney disease among general practice patients Download abstract (378kb PDF file)
156 Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis and acid suppressants use Download abstract (333kb PDF file)
157 Depression and antidepressant use in general practice patients Download abstract (201kb PDF file)
158 Hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia Download abstract (272kb PDF file)
159 Dementia screening, prevalence and management Download abstract (191kb PDF file)
160 Prevalence, cause, manifestation and severity of adverse pharmacological events Download abstract (268kb PDF file)
161 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in general practice patients Download abstract (343kb PDF file)

Year 11

SAND Method : 2008 - 09 Download (76kb PDF file)

ID Title
122 Hypertension and use of combination products in general practice patients Download abstract (170kb PDF file)
123 Prevalence and management of migraine among general practice patients Download abstract (182kb PDF file)
124 Weight loss attempts among general practice patients Download abstract (215kb PDF file)
125 Oral corticosteroid use and osteoporosis Download abstract (189kb PDF file)
126 Asthma and allergic rhinitis in general practice patients Download abstract (161kb PDF file)
127 Chronic pain in general practice patients Download abstract (225kb PDF file)
128 Chronic kidney disease among general practice patients Download abstract (208kb PDF file)
129 Asthma in general practice patients Download abstract (220kb PDF file)
130 Diabetes Type 2 and dyslipidaemia in general practice patients Download abstract (213kb PDF file)
131 Prevalence and management of migraine Download abstract (186kb PDF file)
132 Prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity Download abstract (189kb PDF file)
133 Generic medication substitution for general practice patients Download abstract (179kb PDF file)
134 Antipsychotic medication use in general practice patients Download abstract (194kb PDF file)
135 Diabetes in general practice patients Download abstract (178kb PDF file)
136 Depressive disorders in general practice patients Download abstract (2181kb PDF file)
137 Osteoporosis in general practice patients Download abstract (216kb PDF file)
138 Dyslipidaemia in general practice patients Download abstract (252kb PDF file)
139 Secondary prevention of heart attack and stroke Download abstract (195kb PDF file)
140 Atrial fibrillation/flutter in general practice patients Download abstract (212kb PDF file)
141 Smoking cessation attempts and methods used by general practice patients Download abstract (183kb PDF file)
142 Depression and antidepressant use in general practice patients Download abstract (230kb PDF file)

Year 10

SAND Method : 2007 - 08 Download (39kb PDF file)

ID Title
111 Adverse drug events in general practice patients Download abstract (90kb PDF file)
112 Prevalence and management of chronic pain Download abstract (193kb PDF file)
113 Management of hypertension and hypercholesterolaemia among general practice patients Download abstract (186kb PDF file)
114 Chronic kidney disease among general practice patients Download abstract (205kb PDF file)
115 Type 2 diabetes among general practice patients Download abstract (94kb PDF file)
116 Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder among general practice patients Download abstract (203kb PDF file)
117 Lipid management in patients with high-risk conditions Download abstract (93kb PDF file)
118 Risk factors for osteoporosis among general practice patients Download abstract (128kb PDF file)
119 Management of diabetes among general practice patients Download abstract (121kb PDF file)
120 Management of asthma among general practice patients Download abstract (235kb PDF file)
121 Gastrointestinal symptoms and management among general practice patients Download abstract (247kb PDF file)

Year 9

SAND Method : 2006 - 07 Download (53kb PDF file)

ID Title
95 Cultural background of patients attending general practice Download abstract (101kb PDF file)
96 Inhaled corticosteroids use for asthma management Download abstract (103kb PDF file)
97 Statin medication use among high CHD risk patients attending general practice Download abstract (126kb PDF file)
98 Management of hypertension and angina in general practice patients Download abstract (102kb PDF file)
99 Lipid management in patients with high risk conditions Download abstract (103kb PDF file)
100 Gastrointestinal symptoms in patients attending general practice Download abstract (24kb PDF file)
101 Types of medicine use and patient use of medicines list Download abstract (101kb PDF file)
102 Alzheimer's disease or dementia in patients attending general practice Download abstract (58kb PDF file)
103 Cardiovascular risk in patients attending general practice Download abstract (108kb PDF file)
104 Asthma management and medication use among patients attending general practice Download abstract (126kb PDF file)
105 Measurement of severity of illness in general practice Download abstract (138kb PDF file)
106 Weight loss attempts and methods Download abstract (104kb PDF file)
107 Type 2 diabetes and dyslipidaemia Download abstract (99kb PDF file)
108 Type 2 diabetes among patients attending general practice Download abstract (109kb PDF file)
109 Secondary prevention of heart attack and stroke Download abstract (111kb PDF file)
110 Erectile dysfunction Download abstract (102kb PDF file)

Year 8

SAND Method : 2005 - 06 Download (78kb PDF file)

ID Title
82 Prevalence and management of chronic pain Download abstract (62kb PDF file)
83 Prevalence and management of migraine Download abstract (66kb PDF file)
84 Menopausal status, symptoms and treatment of women aged 18 and over Download abstract (73kb PDF file)
85 Management of osteoporotic fractures in general practice patients Download abstract (73kb PDF file)
86 Diabetes Types 1 and 2 and coronary heart disease Download abstract (83kb PDF file)
87 Management of cardiovascular or diabetes related conditions Download abstract (81kb PDF file)
88 Arthritis rates and NSAID use in general practice patients Download abstract (75kb PDF file)
89 Estimates of the prevalence of chronic illnesses identified as Health Priority Areas among patients attending general practice Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
90 Prevalence, management and investigations of chronic heart failure in general practice patients Download abstract (75kb PDF file)
91 Prevalence and management of gastrointestinal symptoms Download abstract (84kb PDF file)
92 Prevalence of metabolic syndrome Download abstract (96kb PDF file)
93 Sexual dysfunction - premature ejaculation Download abstract (83kb PDF file)
94 Type 2 diabetes - investigations and related conditions Download abstract (87kb PDF file)

Year 7

SAND Method : 2004 - 05 Download (60kb PDF file)

ID Title
67 Risk factors of patients on lipid-lowering medications. Download abstract (101kb PDF file)
68 Patient weight, perception of weight and weight loss in adults. Download abstract (65kb PDF file)
69 Patient weight, methods and medications tried for weight loss in adults. Download abstract (65kb PDF file)
70 Inhaled corticosteroid use for asthma management. Download abstract (87kb PDF file)
71 Patient BMI, morbidity and medication use in adults. Download abstract (100kb PDF file)
72 Contraceptive use among female general practice patients aged 16-44 years. Download abstract (71kb PDF file)
73 Warfarin use in patients with qualifying morbidity. Download abstract (71kb PDF file)
74 Smoking and passive smoking in the home. Download abstract (73kb PDF file)
75 Prevalence, management and investigations for chronic heart failure. Download abstract (71kb PDF file)
76 Patients with risk factors for metabolic syndrome. Download abstract (86kb PDF file)
77 Heart failure-underlying causes and medication management. Download abstract (86kb PDF file)
78 NSAID & acid suppressant use in general practice patients. Download abstract (77kb PDF file)
79 Hypertension and dyslipidaemia–comorbidity and management in general practice patients. Download abstract (72kb PDF file)
80 Employment status and workers compensation claims in general practice patients. Download abstract (66kb PDF file)
81 Prevalence and indications for gabapentin use by patients attending general practice. Download abstract (70kb PDF file)

Year 6

SAND Method : 2003 - 04 Download (50kb PDF file)

ID Title
55 Patient weight, perception of weight and weight loss. Download abstract (48kb PDF file)
56 Prevalence, cause and severity of adverse pharmacological events. Download abstract (47kb PDF file)
57 Prevalence and management of chronic heart failure. Download abstract (49kb PDF file)
58 Lipid lowering medications: patient eligibility under PBS. Download abstract (51kb PDF file)
59 Hypertension management and control in patients. Download abstract (48kb PDF file)
60 Prevalence of GORD and associated proton pump inhibitor use. Download abstract (50kb PDF file)
61 Prevalence of chronic illnesses identified as National Health Priority Areas. Download abstract (53kb PDF file)
62 Use of proton pump inhibitors by patients. Download abstract (49kb PDF file)
63 Asthma - prevalence, management and medication side-effects. Download abstract (48kb PDF file)
64 Current use of statins by patients. Download abstract (48kb PDF file)
65 Language and cultural background of patients. Download abstract (48kb PDF file)
66 Anti-psychotic medication use by patients. Download abstract (46kb PDF file)

Year 5

SAND Method : 2002 - 03 Download (82kb PDF file)

ID Title
38 Prevalence of chronic heart failure, its management and control. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
39 Severity of asthma, medications and management. Download abstract (75kb PDF file)
40 Type 2 diabetes mellitus, prevalence and management. Download abstract (73kb PDF file)
41 After-hours consultations and billing. Download abstract (87kb PDF file)
42 Prevalence and management of chronic pain Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
43 Initiation and purpose of pathology orders. Download abstract (57kb PDF file)
44 Severity of illness. Download abstract (76kb PDF file)
45 Diabetes mellitus, management and risk factors. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
46 CHD, risk factors and lipids. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
47 Management of depression and anxiety disorders. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
48 Asthma prevalence and management Download abstract (113kb PDF file)
49 Health status and management of patients on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
50 Risk factors of patients on lipid lowering medications. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
51 Use of proton pump inhibitors for gastrointestinal problems. Download abstract (74kb PDF file)
52 Language and cultural background of patients. Download abstract (76kb PDF file)
53 Smoking status of adults and their attempts to quit (repeat from 2001-02). Download abstract (88kb PDF file)
54 Secondary prevention of heart attack or stroke. Download abstract (76kb PDF file)

Year 4

SAND Method : 2001 - 02 Download (16kb PDF file)

ID Title
25 Diabetes Download abstract (43kb PDF file)
26 Hypertension Download abstract (45kb PDF file)
27 Influenza Download abstract (44kb PDF file)
28 Alzheimers Download abstract (47kb PDF file)
29 NSAIDs & Acid suppressants Download abstract (44kb PDF file)
30 Lipid Lowering meds. Download abstract (43kb PDF file)
31 Chronic heart failure Download abstract (44kb PDF file)
32 After hours service Download abstract (43kb PDF file)
33 Cardiovascular disease Download abstract (46kb PDF file)
34 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease Download abstract (46kb PDF file)
35 Smoking cessation Download abstract (45kb PDF file)
36 Complementary therapies Download abstract (44kb PDF file)
37 Prevalence Download abstract (44kb PDF file)

Year 3

SAND Method : 2000 - 01 Download (13kb PDF file)

ID Title
14 Co-medications Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
15 Lipid Lowering Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
16 Visit Time Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
17 Private Prescriptions Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
18 Peptic Ulcer and Reflux Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
19 Osteoporosis Download abstract (11kb PDF file)
20 Cholesterol Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
21 Diabetes Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
22 Asthma (correction made 14/3/2002) Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
23 Depression Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
24 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease Download abstract (10kb PDF file)

Year 2

SAND Method : 1999 - 2000 Download (13kb PDF file)

ID Title
1 Allergic rhinitis Download abstract (8kb PDF file)
2 Anxiety/stress, consultation time, level of education Download abstract (10kb PDF file)
3 Asthma Download abstract (9kb PDF file)
4 Cardiovascular disease Download abstract (8kb PDF file)
5 Depression Download abstract (9kb PDF file)
6 Employment status and workers' compensation claims Download abstract (9kb PDF file)
7 Health service utilisation, lifestyle status and chronicity Download abstract (9kb PDF file)
8 Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Download abstract (8kb PDF file)
9 Influenza and absenteeism Download abstract (8kb PDF file)
10 Length of consultation; after hours arrangements; co-morbidity Download abstract (11kb PDF file)
11 Patient employment status and occupation Download abstract (8kb PDF file)
12 Smoking and Passive smoking (NOT CORRECT - USE 12A)
12A Smoking and Passive smoking Download abstract (84kb PDF file)
13 Perceived stress in general practice patients in Australia Download abstract (10kb PDF file)

We recognise the large contribution of past members of the BEACH team to the conduct of the research for each of the year two SAND substudies summarised here. These include Geoffrey Sayer, Fiona Horn, Alice Bhasale, Kevin McGeechan and Sharon Scahill.

The BEACH SAND abstracts can also be found in the PANDORA archive (Australia's Web Archive, National Library of Australia and partners).