Selected publications

Selected Peer-reviewed publications by the staff of the Discipline- alphabetical listing

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Associate Professor Helena Britt

Zwar N. Henderson J. Britt H. McGeechan K. Yeo G. Influencing antibiotic prescribing by prescriber feedback and management guidelines: a 5-year follow-up. Family Practice. 19(1):12-7, 2002 Feb.

Britt H. To err is human Australian Family Physician. 30(3):289-90, 2001 Mar.

Miller G. Britt H. ICPC-2-E: the electronic version ICPC-2. Family Practice. 17(5):448, 2000 Oct.

Britt H. Angelis M. Harris E. The reliability and validity of doctor-recorded morbidity data in active data collection systems. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care - Supplement. 16(1):50-5, 1998 Mar.

Britt H. Scahill S. Miller G. ICPC PLUS for community health? A feasibility study. Health Information Management. 27(4):171-5, 1997 Dec-1998 Feb.

Sayer GP. Britt H. Sex differences in prescribed medications: another case of discrimination in general practice. Social Science & Medicine. 45(10):1581-7, 1997 Nov.

Britt H. A new coding tool for computerised clinical systems in primary care–ICPC plus. Australian Family Physician. 26 Suppl 2:S79-82, 1997 Jul.

Britt H. Coding in general practice. Australian Family Physician. 26(8):987, 1997 Aug.

Britt H. Miller GC. Steven ID. Howarth GC. Nicholson PA. Bhasale AL. Norton KJ. Collecting data on potentially harmful events: a method for monitoring incidents in general practice. Family Practice. 14(2):101-6, 1997 Apr.

Britt H. Miller G. Recent developments in information management for primary and community health services. Health Information Management. 26(4):193-7, 1996 Dec-1997 Feb.

Carnegie MA. Gomel MK. Saunders JB. Britt H. Burns L. General practice receptionists' attitudes and beliefs towards preventive medicine before and after training and support interventions. Family Practice. 13(6):504-10, 1996 Dec.

Bhasale A. Miller G. Britt H. Reid S. Clinical incidents in general practice. Keeping on track with test results. Australian Family Physician. 25(12):1861-3, 1996 Dec.

Britt H. Reid S. Bhasale A. Miller G. Clinical incidents in general practice. Prescription errors. Australian Family Physician. 25(10):1609-10, 1996 Oct.

Bhasale A. Norton KJ. Britt H. Tests and investigations. Indicators for better utilisation. Australian Family Physician. 25(5):680-1, 683, 685-7 passim, 1996 May.

Reid S. Miller G. Britt H. Bhasale A. Breast cancer–could it have been diagnosed earlier? Australian Family Physician. 25(11):1752-3, 1996 Nov.

Britt H. Meza RA. Del Mar C. Methodology of morbidity and treatment data collection in general practice in Australia: a comparison of two methods. [Journal Article] Family Practice. 13(5):462-7, 1996 Oct.

Traynor V. Britt H. Bridges-Webb C. Sayer GP. Meza RA. Charles J. Immunisation in general practice. Results from the Australian Morbidity and Treatment Survey, 1990-1991. [Journal Article] Australian Family Physician. 25(3):355-9, 1996 Mar.

Reid S. Britt H. Miller G. Bhasale A. Clinical incidents in general practice. A difficult paediatric diagnosis. Australian Family Physician. 25(9):1454-6, 1996 Sep.

Sayer GP. Britt H. Sex differences in morbidity: a case of discrimination in general practice. Social Science & Medicine. 42(2):257-64, 1996 Jan.

Bhasale A. Miller G. Britt H. Reid S. Clinical incidents in general practice. Communication between casualty departments and general practitioners. Australian Family Physician. 25(8):1293-5, 1996 Aug.

Buckley NA. Dawson AH. Whyte IM. Hazell P. Meza A. Britt H. An analysis of age and gender influences on the relative risk for suicide and psychotropic drug self-poisoning. [Journal Article] Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 93(3):168-71, 1996 Mar.

Bhasale A. Miller G. Britt H. Reid S. Warfarin prescribing. Australian Family Physician. 25(7):1119-20, 1996 Jul.

Reid S. Britt H. Miller G. Bhasale A. Childhood immunisation. [Journal Article] Australian Family Physician. 25(6):919-20, 1996 Jun.

Miller G. Britt H. Steven I. Bhasale A. Reid S. Clinical incident monitoring. [Editorial] Australian Family Physician. 25(6):821, 1996 Jun.

Britt H. Bhasale A. Miles DA. Meza A. Sayer GP. Angelis M. The sex of the general practitioner: a comparison of characteristics, patients, and medical conditions managed. Medical Care. 34(5):403-15, 1996 May.

Miller GC. Britt H. A new drug classification for computer systems: the ATC extension code. International Journal of Bio-Medical Computing. 40(2):121-4, 1995 Oct.

Britt H. Beaton N. Miller G. General practice medical records: why code? Why classify?. [Journal Article] Australian Family Physician. 24(4):612, 614-5, 1995 Apr.

Meza RA. Angelis M. Britt H. Miles DA. Seneta E. Bridges-Webb C. Development of sample size models for national general practice surveys. Australian Journal of Public Health. 19(1):34-40, 1995 Feb.

Sayer GP. Britt H. Changing definitions till the cows come home. Australian Journal of Public Health. 19(1):106-7, 1995 Feb.

Traynor V. Britt H. Sayer GP. Menopause: its management in general practice. [Journal Article] Australian Family Physician. 24(3):407-11, 1995 Mar.

Meza RA. Traynor V. Charles J. Miles DA. Britt H. Neary S. The management of arthritis in general practice. Results from the Australian morbidity and treatment survey, 1990-1991. Australian Family Physician. 24(2):188-93, 1995 Feb.

Charles J. Traynor V. Miles DA. Bridges-Webb C. Neary S. Britt H. The management of asthma in general practice. Results from the Australian Morbidity and Treatment Survey, 1990-1991. Australian Family Physician. 23(11):2151-5, 1994 Nov.

Traynor V. Britt H. Neary S. Sayer GP. Charles J. Meza RA. The management of osteoarthritis in general practice. Results from the Australian Morbidity and Treatment Survey, 1990-1991. Australian Family Physician. 23(10):1971-3, 1976-8, 1994 Oct.

Britt H. Miles DA. Bridges-Webb C. Neary S. Charles J. Traynor V. A comparison of country and metropolitan general practice. Australian Family Physician. 23(6):1116-21, 1124-5, 1994 Jun.

Britt H. Bridges-Webb C. Sayer GP. Neary S. Traynor V. Charles J. The diagnostic difficulties of abdominal pain. [Journal Article] Australian Family Physician. 23(3):375-7, 380-1, 1994 Mar.

Britt H. Meza RA. Charles J. Miles DA. Sayer GP. Neary S. The management of URTI in general practice. Results from the Australian Morbidity and Treatment Survey, 1990-1991. Australian Family Physician. 23(5):907-9, 912-3, 1994 May.

Sayer GP. Britt H. Meza RA. Charles J. Traynor V. Miles DA. The management of hypertension in general practice. Results from the Australian Morbidity and Treatment Survey, 1990-1991. Australian Family Physician. 23(4):697-700, 702, 1994 Apr.

Britt H. Miles DA. Bridges-Webb C. Neary S. Charles J. Traynor V. A comparison of country and metropolitan general practice. Medical Journal of Australia. 159 Suppl:S9-64, 1993 Nov 1.

Britt H. Miller G. Data collection and changing health care systems. 2. New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia. 159(7):476-9, 1993 Oct 4.

Miller G. Britt H. Data collection and changing health care systems. 1. United Kingdom. Medical Journal of Australia. 159(7):471-6, 1993 Oct 4.

Keith AR. Pirkis JE. Viney RC. Katz CM. Lagaida RM. Britt H. Baden L. Delivery of primary care in hospital and community settings in Australia. Quality Assurance in Health Care. 5(2):131-41, 1993 Jun.

Traynor V. Neary S. Bridges-Webb C. Miles DA. Britt H. Charles J. Recruiting general practitioners for survey research. Australian Family Physician. 22(5):790-1, 794-5, 1993 May.

Bridges-Webb C. Britt H. Miles DA. Neary S. Charles J. Traynor V. Morbidity and treatment in general practice in Australia. Australian Family Physician. 22(3):336-9, 342-6, 1993 Mar.

Britt H. Harris M. Driver B. Bridges-Webb C. O'Toole B. Neary S. Reasons for encounter and diagnosed health problems: convergence between doctors and patients. [Journal Article] Family Practice. 9(2):191-4, 1992 Jun.

Dickinson JA. Britt H. Bridges-Webb C. Neary S. The cost of cervical screening by general practitioners. Medical Journal of Australia. 156(10):740, 1992 May 18.

O'Toole B. Driver B. Britt H. Bridges-Webb C. Using general practitioners to measure community morbidity. International Journal of Epidemiology. 20(4):1125-32, 1991 Dec.

Driver B. Britt H. O'Toole B. Harris M. Bridges-Webb C. Neary S. How representative are patients in general practice morbidity surveys?. Family Practice. 8(3):261-8, 1991 Sep.

Bridges-Webb C. Britt H. Adverse effects of antibiotics in a general practice. The relative risk of co-trimoxazole. Australian Family Physician. 19(2):224-7, 230-4, 1990 Feb.

Bridges-Webb C. Britt H. Driver B. Patients in nursing homes and those at home: a comparative study. Australian Family Physician. 16(5):630, 632, 1987 May.

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Dr Melissa Kang

Kang M, Bernard D, Booth ML, Quine S, Alperstein G, Usherwood T, Bennett
DL. Access to primary health care for Australian young people: service provider perspectives. British Journal of General Practice 2003; 53(12):947-952.

Quine S, Bernard D, Booth M, Kang M, Usherwood T, Alperstein G, Bennett D. Health and access issues among Australian adolescents: a rural-urban comparison. Rural and Remote Health 3 (online), 2003: 245. Available from: here

Booth ML, Bernard D, Quine S, Kang M, Usherwood T, Alperstein G, Bennett DL Access to health care among Australian adolescents: Young people's perspectives and their socio-demographic distribution. J Adolesc Health 2004; 34(1): 97-103.

Bernard D, Quine S, Kang M, Alperstein G, Usherwood T, Bennett DL, Booth ML Access to primary health care for Australian adolescents: How congruent are the perspectives of health service providers and young people, and
does it matter? Aust N Z J Public Health 2004;28:487-492.

Bennett DL, Kang M, Alperstein G, Kakakios M. Collaborative strategies for improving the health of young people. HK JPaediatr 2004; 9:295-302.

Sanci LA, Sawyer SM, Kang M, Haller DM and Patton GC. Confidential health are for adolescents: reconciling clinical evidence with family values. Med J Aust 2005; 183 (8): 410 - 414

Bennett DL, Chown P, Kang MS-L. Cultural diversity in adolescent healthcare. Clinical Update. Med J Aust 2005; 183 (8): 436-438

Kang M. Being "Dolly Doctor". Med J Aust 2005; 183(8): 415.

Sanci LA, Kang MS-L, Ferguson BJ. Improving adolescents' access to primary health care. Editorial. Med J Aust 2005; 183 (8): 416-417

Kang M, Bernard D, Usherwood T, Quine S, Alperstein G, Kerr-Roubicek H, Elliott A and Bennett DL. Primary health care for young people: are there models of service delivery that improve access and quality? Youth Studies Australia 2006; 25(2):49-59.

Booth M, Knox S, Kang M. Encounters between adolescents and general practice in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(12):699-705.

Kang M, Cannon B, Remond L, Quine S. 'Is it normal to feel these questions ...?': a content analysis of the health concerns of adolescent girls writing to a magazine. Family Practice 2009; 26: 196-203. Advance access doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmp019

Kang M, Skinner SR, Usherwood T. Interventions for adolescents and young people in Australia to reduce HIV and sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review. Sexual Health 2010; 7: 1 -22.

Professor Michael Kidd

Kidd MR. Anderson J. Antiretroviral medications and HIV. Review. Australian Family Physician. 31(2):135-9, 2002 Feb.

Donovan B. Knight V. McNulty AM. Wynne-Markham V. Kidd MR. Gonorrhoea screening in general practice: perceived barriers and strategies to improve screening rates. Medical Journal of Australia. 175(8):412-4, 2001 Oct 15.

Kidd MR. Mazza D. Clinical practice guidelines and the computer on your desk. Medical Journal of Australia. 173(7):373-5, 2000 Oct 2.

Ellis NT. Kidd MR. General practice computerisation: lessons from the United Kingdom. Medical Journal of Australia. 172(1):22-4, 2000 Jan 3.

Kidd MR. McPhee W. The "lost generation": IT education for healthcare professionals. [Editorial] Medical Journal of Australia. 171(10):510-1, 1999 Nov 15.

Kidd MR. CLINICam. Medical Journal of Australia. 171(11-12):671, 1999 Dec 6-20.

Kidd MR. Veale BM. How safe is Australian general practice and how can it be made safer? Medical Journal of Australia. 169(2):67-8, 1998 Jul 20.

Cheong IR. Kidd MR. Safe practices in cyberspace: a medical perspective on computer viruses. Medical Journal of Australia. 166(1):44-6, 1997 Jan 6.

Siddiqi AM. Jennings VM. Kidd MR. Actor JK. Hunter RL. Evaluation of electrochemiluminescence- and bioluminescence-based assays for quantitating specific DNA. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis. 10(6):423-31, 1996.

Hunter RL. Kidd MR. Olsen MR. Patterson PS. Lal AA. Induction of long-lasting immunity to Plasmodium yoelii malaria with whole blood-stage antigens and copolymer adjuvants. Journal of Immunology. 154(4):1762-9, 1995 Feb 15.

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Dr Lyndal Trevena

Trevena LJ. Clarke RM. Self-directed learning in population health. a clinically relevant approach for medical students. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 22(1):59-65, 2002 Jan.

Trevena LJ. Nutbeam D. Simpson JM. Asking the right questions of disadvantaged and homeless communities: the role of housing, patterns of illness and reporting behaviours in the measurement of health status. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 25(4):298-304, 2001 Aug.

Professor Tim Usherwood

Dowrick C. Gask L. Perry R. Dixon C. Usherwood T. Do general practitioners' attitudes towards depression predict their clinical behaviour? Psychological Medicine. 30(2):413-9, 2000 Mar.

Reath J. Usherwood T. Improving cervical screening in a remote aboriginal community. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 22(6):659-63, 1998 Oct.

Brazier J. Usherwood T. Harper R. Thomas K. Deriving a preference-based single index from the UK SF-36 Health Survey. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 51(11):1115-28, 1998 Nov

Gask L. Usherwood T. Thompson H. Williams B. Evaluation of a training package in the assessment and management of depression in primary care. Medical Education. 32(2):190-8, 1998 Mar.

Usherwood T. Challis M. Joesbury H. Hannay D. Competence-based summative assessment of a student-directed course: involvement of key stakeholders. Medical Education. 29(2):144-9, 1995 Mar.

Usherwood T. Jones N. Self-perceived health status of hostel residents: use of the SF-36D health survey questionnaire. Hanover Project Team. Journal of Public Health Medicine. 15(4):311-4, 1993 Dec.

Usherwood T. Subjective and behavioural evaluation of the teaching of patient interview skills. Medical Education. 27(1):41-7, 1993 Jan.

Usherwood T. Hannay D. Profile-based assessment of student project reports. Medical Teacher. 14(2-3):189-96, 1992.

Usherwood T. Sex bias in the BMJ: an audit. [Journal Article] BMJ. 304(6831):880-1, 1992 Apr 4.

Brazier JE. Harper R. Jones NM. O'Cathain A. Thomas KJ. Usherwood T. Westlake L. Validating the SF-36 health survey questionnaire: new outcome measure for primary care. BMJ. 305(6846):160-4, 1992 Jul 18.