Professor Craig Mellis

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9351 7177
Fax +61 2 9036 5474

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International links

Canada

(McMaster University, Ontario) Tutoring annually in Evidence Based Clinical Practice workshop (since 1990)

Selected grants

2008

  • Exercise to enhance mucus clearance in cystic fibrosis; Alison J, Mellis C; Australian Respiratory Council/Harry Windsor Research Grants Scheme.

2002

  • Childhood asthma prevention study (CAPS); Peat J, Marks G, Mellis C, Leeder S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2001

  • Prevention of asthma in high risk infants; Peat J, Marks G, Mellis C, Leeder S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2000

  • The role of allergens in the aetiology of asthma; Woolcock A, Peat J, Mellis C, Leeder S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Peat, J., Mellis, C., Williams, K., Xuan, W. (2001). Health Science Research: A Handbook of Quantitative Methods. Australia: Sage Publications Ltd.

Book Chapters

  • Mellis, C. (2008). Cough and fever. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1193-1193). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Fever and increased respiratory rate. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1192-1193). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Noisy breathing. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1194-1194). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Pertussis. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1241-1242). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Rhinitis. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1193-1194). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2004). Using evidence to inform decisions. In Virginia A. Moyer, Elizabeth J. Elliott..[et al.] (Eds.), Evidence-based pediatrics and child health, (pp. 161-166). London: BMJ Books.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Acute upper respiratory tract infections in childhood. In Robinson, Roberton (Eds.), Practical Paediatrics: 5th Edition, (pp. 442-448). UK: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Cough and Fever. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1336). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Fever and Increased Respiratory Rate. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1335). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Noisy Breathing. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1337). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Pertussis (Whooping Cough). In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1368). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Rhinitis. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1336). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Journals

  • Burgess, A., McGregor, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Applying Established Guidelines to Team-Based Learning Programs in Medical Schools: A Systematic Review. Academic Medicine, 89(4), 678-688. [More Information]
  • Spargo, M., Mellis, C. (2014). Childhood obesity and parental perceptions in a rural Australian population: A pilot study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(2), 131-134. [More Information]
  • Shah, S., Roydhouse (nee Kronish), J., Toelle, B., Mellis, C., Jenkins, C., Edwards, P., Sawyer, S. (2014). Recruiting and retaining general practitioners to a primary care asthma-intervention study in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 20(1), 98-102. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Marchant, J., Morris, P. (2013). A cough algorithm for chronic cough in children: a multicenter, randomized controlled study. Pediatrics, 131(5), e1576-e1583. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Medical student experience as simulated patients in the OSCE. The Clinical Teacher, 10(4), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Gaitsgory, O., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2013). Opinion piece: 'Medical students - learning from textbooks or electronic media?'. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(9), E370-E372. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical student perceived ability and experience in giving peer feedback in formative long case examinations. BMC Medical Education, 13(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical students as peer examiners in an OSCE. Medical Teacher, 35(1), 58-62. [More Information]
  • Patel, M., Shah, S., Cabana, M., Sawyer, S., Toelle, B., Mellis, C., Jenkins, C., Brown, R., Clark, N. (2013). Translation of an evidence-based asthma intervention: Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE) in the United States and Australia. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 22(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Mellis, C., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Tjhung, I., Morris, P., Petsky, H., et al (2012). A Multicenter Study on Chronic Cough in Children: Burden and Etiologies Based on a Standardized Management Pathway. Chest, 142(4), 943-950. [More Information]
  • Caldwell, P., Bennett, T., Mellis, C. (2012). Easy guide to searching for evidence for the busy clinician. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(12), 1095-1100. [More Information]
  • Enriquez, A., Chu, I., Mellis, C., Lin, W. (2012). Nebulised deoxyribonuclease for viral bronchiolitis in children younger than 24 months (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, 1-26. [More Information]
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C., Burgess, A., Black, K. (2012). Teaching professionalism in the medical program. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 6(1), 6-9.
  • Burgess, A., Black, K., Chapman-Konarska, R., Clark, T., Roberts, C., Mellis, C. (2012). Teaching skills for students: our future educators. The Clinical Teacher, 9(5), 312-316. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., May, J., Mellis, C. (2012). Team-based learning methods in teaching topographical anatomy by dissection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(6), 457-460. [More Information]
  • Roydhouse (nee Kronish), J., Shah, S., Toelle, B., Sawyer, S., Mellis, C., Usherwood, T., Edwards, P., Jenkins, C. (2011). A snapshot of general practitioner attitudes, levels of confidence and self-reported paediatric asthma management practice. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 17(3), 288-293. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P., Robertson, C. (2011). Evidence-based asthma management in children - what's new? Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 383-384. [More Information]
  • Shah, S., Sawyer, S., Toelle, B., Mellis, C., Peat, J., Lagleva, M., Usherwood, T., Jenkins, C. (2011). Improving paediatric asthma outcomes in primary health care: a randomised controlled trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(7), 405-409. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Teoh, L., Morris, P. (2010). Can a management pathway for chronic cough in children improve clinical outcomes: protocol for a multicentre evaluation. Trials, 11(103), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Toelle, B., Ng, K., Crisafulli, D., Belousova, E., Almqvist, C., Webb, K., Kemp, A., Mellis, C., Leeder, S., Marks, G. (2010). Eight-year outcomes of the Childhood Asthma Prevention Study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 126(2), 388-9. [More Information]
  • Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Masters, I., Mellis, C. (2010). The plea for rigorous studies on cough in children. Chest, 137(3), 741. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2009). Benefits of budesonide or nedocromil for mild to moderate asthma in children were not sustained after discontinuation. Evidence-Based Medicine, 14(6), 175. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2009). Respiratory Noises: How Useful are They Clinically? Pediatric Clinics of North America, 56(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Stockler, M., March, L., Lindley, R., Mellis, C. (2009). Students' PEARLS: successfully incorporating evidence-based medicine in medical students' clinical attachments. Annals of Internal Medicine, 150(8), JC4-2-JC4-3. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Optimizing training: what clinicians have to offer and how to deliver it. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 9(2), 105-12; quiz 112-3. [More Information]
  • Williams, K., Helmer, M., Duncan, G., Peat, J., Mellis, C. (2008). Perinatal and maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in New South Wales, Australia. Child: Care, Health and Development, 34(2), 249-256. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Review: symptom-based action plans reduce acute care visits more than peak flow-based plans in children with asthma. Evidence-Based Medicine, 13(4), 122. [More Information]
  • Marks, G., Abramson, M., Jenkins, C., Kenny, P., Mellis, C., Ruffin, R., Stosic, R., Toelle, B., Wilson, D., Xuan, W. (2007). Asthma management and outcomes in Australia: a nation-wide telephone interview survey. Respirology, 12(2), 212-219. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2007). Commentary on 'Reducing infant exposure to food and dust mite allergens reduced the incidence of asthma and allergy at age 8 years'. Evidence-Based Medicine, 12, 117. [More Information]
  • Williams, K., Tuck, M., Helmer, M., Bartak, L., Mellis, C., Peat, J. (2007). Diagnostic labelling of autism spectrum disorders in NSW. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(3), 108-113(6). [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Anderson, S., Hancock, K., Riley, T., Robertson, C., Tang, M. (2007). Leukotriene receptor antagonists: their therapeutic role in children with asthma. Information Paper for Health Professionals, National Asthma Council Australia, June 2007.
  • Mellis, C. (2006). Commentary on ‘Inhaled corticosteroids versus sodium cromoglycate in children and adults with asthma'. Evidence-Based Child Health, 1(4), 1098-1099.
  • Chang, A., Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Robertson, C., Marchant, J., Mellis, C. (2006). Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(8), 398-403. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Mellis, C. (2006). Leukotriene receptor antagonists in virus-induced wheezing : evidence to date. Treatments in Respiratory Medicine, 5(6), 407-417. [More Information]
  • Henry, R., Lough, S., Mellis, C. (2006). National policy on asthma management for schools. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(9), 491-495. [More Information]
  • Marks, G., Mihrshahi, S., Kemp, A., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Almqvist, C., Ampon, R., Crisafulli, D., Belousova, E., Mellis, C., Peat, J., Leeder, S. (2006). Prevention of asthma during the first 5 years of life: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 118(1), 53-61. [More Information]
  • Robertson, C., Price, D., Henry, R., Mellis, C., Glasgow, N., Fitzgerald, D., Lee, A., Turner, J., Sant, M. (2006). Short Course Montelukast for Intermittent Asthma in Children: a Randomised Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175, 323-329. [More Information]
  • Massie, J., Mellis, C., Clements, B. (2005). Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis After Newborn Screening: the Australasian experience – twenty years and five million babies later: A consensus statement form the Australasian paediatric respiratory group. Pediatric Pulmonology, 39(5), 440-446. [More Information]
  • Modgil, G., Havas, T., Mellis, C. (2005). Idiopathic subglottic stenosis and the relationship to menses in a 12-year-old girl. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(7), 374-376. [More Information]
  • Williams, K., Mellis, C., Peat, J. (2005). Incidence and prevalence of autism. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (previously known as Advances in Speech-Language Pathology), 7(1), 31-40.
  • Williams, K., Glasson, E., Wray, J., Tuck, M., Helmer, M., Bower, C., Mellis, C. (2005). Incidence of autism spectrum disorders in children in two Australian states. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(3), 108-111. [More Information]
  • Coulthard, M., Mellis, C. (2004). Does probiotic milk prevent infections in children attending daycare centres? Medical Journal of Australia, 181(10), 556-557.
  • Peat, J., Mihrshahi, S., Ampon, R., Tovey, E., Marks, G., Mellis, C. (2004). Effect of Allergen Concentrations on Symptoms of Asthma at 18 months. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 17(4), 237-243.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Oddy, W., Marks, G., Mellis, C. (2004). Effect Of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Concentrations In Plasma On Symptoms Of Asthma At 18 Months Of Age. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 15(6), 517-522.
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2004). Gender Differences In Habitual Activity In Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(10), 928-933. [More Information]
  • Peat, J., Mihrshahi, S., Kemp, A., Marks, G., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2004). Three-Year Outcomes Of Dietary Fatty Acid Modification And House Dust Mite Reduction In The Childhood Asthma Prevention Study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 114(4), 807-813. [More Information]
  • Macdessi, J., Randell, T., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C. (2003). Adrenal crises in children treated with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids for asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(5), 214-216.
  • Williams, K., Mellis, C., Scheinberg, A., Moyer, V. (2003). Clinical Practice: Using an evidence-based approach to a paediatric problem. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39, 139-144.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Marks, G., Mellis, C., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Britton, W., Leeder, S. (2003). Eighteen-month outcomes of house dust mite avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification in the Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 111(1), 162-168. [More Information]
  • Nethercott, R., Mellis, C. (2003). Investigating wheeze in children. Medicine Today, 11, 20-27.
  • Mellis, C., Weidinger, M. (2003). LTRAs: their therapeutic role. Australian Journal of Pharmacy, 11, 274-277.
  • Morris, A., Mellis, C. (2003). Management of wheezy infants and preschool children. Medicine Today, 11, 59-65.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2003). Plasma Omega-3 fatty acid levels and asthma in 18-month-old infants in the CAPS study: an 'as treated' analysis. Respirology, 8(S2), A31.
  • Holland, A., Suriyarachchi, C., Harvey, J., Cooper, M., Mellis, C. (2003). Tracheomalacia, timing of symptoms, and thymic enlargement: cause or coincidence? Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 11, 1094-1095.
  • Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Meyers, N., Blimkie, C., Smith, L., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Validation of shuttle tests in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 35(2), 133-138. [More Information]
  • Mihrshahi, S., Vukasin, N., Forbes, S., Wainwright, C., Krause, W., Ampon, R., Mellis, C., Marks, G., Peat, J. (2002). Are you busy for the next 5 years? Recruitment in the Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS). Respirology, 7(2), 147-151.
  • Mellis, C., Landau,, L. (2002). Early childhood asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, , 37-37.
  • Peat, J., Mellis, C. (2002). Early predictors of asthma. Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2(3), 167-173.
  • Marks, G., Mihrshahi, S., Mellis, C., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Leeder, S. (2002). Effects of house dust mite avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification during the first 18 months of life. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165(8), A244.
  • Mellis, C. (2002). Is asthma prevention possible with dietary manipulation? Medical Journal of Australia, , 78-80.
  • Morrison, A., Gillis, J., O'Connell, A., Schell, D., Dossetor, D., Mellis, C. (2002). Quality of life of survivors of pediatric intensive care. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 3(1), 1-5.
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Meyers, N., Mellis, C., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2002). Randomized controlled study of in-hospital exercise training programs in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 33(3), 194-200.
  • McMaster, P., McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2002). The emergence of resistant pneumococcal meningitis - implications for empiric therapy. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 87(3), 207-211.
  • Selvadurai, H., McKay, K., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2002). The relationship between genotype and exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 762-765.
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P. (2002). The role of corticosteroids in the management of childhood asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, , 168-173.
  • Mellis, C., Morris, A. (2001). Childhood Asthma. Western Journal of Medicine (WJM), 175, 325-328.
  • Peat, J., Toelle, B., Marks, G., Mellis, C. (2001). Continuing the debate about measuring asthma in population studies. Medical Journal of Australia, 56, 406-411.
  • Elliott, E., Mellis, C., Oldmeadow, W. (2001). Searching, Appraising and Applying the Literature: A Model for Lifelong Learning. Synergy, 16, 16-17.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Marks, G., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2001). The childhood asthma prevention study (CAPS): design and research protocol of a randomized trial for the primary prevention of asthma. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 22(3), 333-354.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Marks, G., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2001). The Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS): Design and research protocol of a randomized trial for the primary prevention of asthma. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 22, 333-354.
  • McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2000). Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in urban New South Wales, 1997-1999. Medical Journal of Australia, 173, 2-6.

Conferences

  • Marks, G., Mihrshahi, S., Kemp, A., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Almqvist, C., Ampon, R., Crisafulli, D., Belousova, E., Mellis, C., Peat, J., Leeder, S. (2007). Prevention of asthma during the first five years of life: a randomised controlled trial of house dust mit avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification. 17th ASCIA Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Marks, G., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2002). Effects of house dust mite reduction and dietary Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation from birth on atopy and wheeze in 18-month-old children. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, 54 University St,P O Box 378, Carlton, Australia, 3053: Blackwell Publishers.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Mellis, C. (2002). Improve Asthma Control with Six-Step Management Plan. National Prescribing Service Newsletter.

2014

  • Burgess, A., McGregor, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Applying Established Guidelines to Team-Based Learning Programs in Medical Schools: A Systematic Review. Academic Medicine, 89(4), 678-688. [More Information]
  • Spargo, M., Mellis, C. (2014). Childhood obesity and parental perceptions in a rural Australian population: A pilot study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(2), 131-134. [More Information]
  • Shah, S., Roydhouse (nee Kronish), J., Toelle, B., Mellis, C., Jenkins, C., Edwards, P., Sawyer, S. (2014). Recruiting and retaining general practitioners to a primary care asthma-intervention study in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 20(1), 98-102. [More Information]

2013

  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Marchant, J., Morris, P. (2013). A cough algorithm for chronic cough in children: a multicenter, randomized controlled study. Pediatrics, 131(5), e1576-e1583. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Medical student experience as simulated patients in the OSCE. The Clinical Teacher, 10(4), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Gaitsgory, O., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2013). Opinion piece: 'Medical students - learning from textbooks or electronic media?'. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(9), E370-E372. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical student perceived ability and experience in giving peer feedback in formative long case examinations. BMC Medical Education, 13(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical students as peer examiners in an OSCE. Medical Teacher, 35(1), 58-62. [More Information]
  • Patel, M., Shah, S., Cabana, M., Sawyer, S., Toelle, B., Mellis, C., Jenkins, C., Brown, R., Clark, N. (2013). Translation of an evidence-based asthma intervention: Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE) in the United States and Australia. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 22(1), 29-36. [More Information]

2012

  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Mellis, C., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Tjhung, I., Morris, P., Petsky, H., et al (2012). A Multicenter Study on Chronic Cough in Children: Burden and Etiologies Based on a Standardized Management Pathway. Chest, 142(4), 943-950. [More Information]
  • Caldwell, P., Bennett, T., Mellis, C. (2012). Easy guide to searching for evidence for the busy clinician. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(12), 1095-1100. [More Information]
  • Enriquez, A., Chu, I., Mellis, C., Lin, W. (2012). Nebulised deoxyribonuclease for viral bronchiolitis in children younger than 24 months (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, 1-26. [More Information]
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C., Burgess, A., Black, K. (2012). Teaching professionalism in the medical program. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 6(1), 6-9.
  • Burgess, A., Black, K., Chapman-Konarska, R., Clark, T., Roberts, C., Mellis, C. (2012). Teaching skills for students: our future educators. The Clinical Teacher, 9(5), 312-316. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., May, J., Mellis, C. (2012). Team-based learning methods in teaching topographical anatomy by dissection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(6), 457-460. [More Information]

2011

  • Roydhouse (nee Kronish), J., Shah, S., Toelle, B., Sawyer, S., Mellis, C., Usherwood, T., Edwards, P., Jenkins, C. (2011). A snapshot of general practitioner attitudes, levels of confidence and self-reported paediatric asthma management practice. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 17(3), 288-293. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P., Robertson, C. (2011). Evidence-based asthma management in children - what's new? Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 383-384. [More Information]
  • Shah, S., Sawyer, S., Toelle, B., Mellis, C., Peat, J., Lagleva, M., Usherwood, T., Jenkins, C. (2011). Improving paediatric asthma outcomes in primary health care: a randomised controlled trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(7), 405-409. [More Information]

2010

  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Teoh, L., Morris, P. (2010). Can a management pathway for chronic cough in children improve clinical outcomes: protocol for a multicentre evaluation. Trials, 11(103), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Toelle, B., Ng, K., Crisafulli, D., Belousova, E., Almqvist, C., Webb, K., Kemp, A., Mellis, C., Leeder, S., Marks, G. (2010). Eight-year outcomes of the Childhood Asthma Prevention Study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 126(2), 388-9. [More Information]
  • Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Masters, I., Mellis, C. (2010). The plea for rigorous studies on cough in children. Chest, 137(3), 741. [More Information]

2009

  • Mellis, C. (2009). Benefits of budesonide or nedocromil for mild to moderate asthma in children were not sustained after discontinuation. Evidence-Based Medicine, 14(6), 175. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2009). Respiratory Noises: How Useful are They Clinically? Pediatric Clinics of North America, 56(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Stockler, M., March, L., Lindley, R., Mellis, C. (2009). Students' PEARLS: successfully incorporating evidence-based medicine in medical students' clinical attachments. Annals of Internal Medicine, 150(8), JC4-2-JC4-3. [More Information]

2008

  • Mellis, C. (2008). Cough and fever. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1193-1193). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Fever and increased respiratory rate. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1192-1193). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Noisy breathing. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1194-1194). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Optimizing training: what clinicians have to offer and how to deliver it. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 9(2), 105-12; quiz 112-3. [More Information]
  • Williams, K., Helmer, M., Duncan, G., Peat, J., Mellis, C. (2008). Perinatal and maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in New South Wales, Australia. Child: Care, Health and Development, 34(2), 249-256. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Pertussis. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1241-1242). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Review: symptom-based action plans reduce acute care visits more than peak flow-based plans in children with asthma. Evidence-Based Medicine, 13(4), 122. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2008). Rhinitis. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1193-1194). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.

2007

  • Marks, G., Abramson, M., Jenkins, C., Kenny, P., Mellis, C., Ruffin, R., Stosic, R., Toelle, B., Wilson, D., Xuan, W. (2007). Asthma management and outcomes in Australia: a nation-wide telephone interview survey. Respirology, 12(2), 212-219. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2007). Commentary on 'Reducing infant exposure to food and dust mite allergens reduced the incidence of asthma and allergy at age 8 years'. Evidence-Based Medicine, 12, 117. [More Information]
  • Williams, K., Tuck, M., Helmer, M., Bartak, L., Mellis, C., Peat, J. (2007). Diagnostic labelling of autism spectrum disorders in NSW. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(3), 108-113(6). [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Anderson, S., Hancock, K., Riley, T., Robertson, C., Tang, M. (2007). Leukotriene receptor antagonists: their therapeutic role in children with asthma. Information Paper for Health Professionals, National Asthma Council Australia, June 2007.
  • Marks, G., Mihrshahi, S., Kemp, A., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Almqvist, C., Ampon, R., Crisafulli, D., Belousova, E., Mellis, C., Peat, J., Leeder, S. (2007). Prevention of asthma during the first five years of life: a randomised controlled trial of house dust mit avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification. 17th ASCIA Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2006

  • Mellis, C. (2006). Commentary on ‘Inhaled corticosteroids versus sodium cromoglycate in children and adults with asthma'. Evidence-Based Child Health, 1(4), 1098-1099.
  • Chang, A., Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Robertson, C., Marchant, J., Mellis, C. (2006). Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(8), 398-403. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Mellis, C. (2006). Leukotriene receptor antagonists in virus-induced wheezing : evidence to date. Treatments in Respiratory Medicine, 5(6), 407-417. [More Information]
  • Henry, R., Lough, S., Mellis, C. (2006). National policy on asthma management for schools. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(9), 491-495. [More Information]
  • Marks, G., Mihrshahi, S., Kemp, A., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Almqvist, C., Ampon, R., Crisafulli, D., Belousova, E., Mellis, C., Peat, J., Leeder, S. (2006). Prevention of asthma during the first 5 years of life: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 118(1), 53-61. [More Information]
  • Robertson, C., Price, D., Henry, R., Mellis, C., Glasgow, N., Fitzgerald, D., Lee, A., Turner, J., Sant, M. (2006). Short Course Montelukast for Intermittent Asthma in Children: a Randomised Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175, 323-329. [More Information]

2005

  • Massie, J., Mellis, C., Clements, B. (2005). Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis After Newborn Screening: the Australasian experience – twenty years and five million babies later: A consensus statement form the Australasian paediatric respiratory group. Pediatric Pulmonology, 39(5), 440-446. [More Information]
  • Modgil, G., Havas, T., Mellis, C. (2005). Idiopathic subglottic stenosis and the relationship to menses in a 12-year-old girl. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(7), 374-376. [More Information]
  • Williams, K., Mellis, C., Peat, J. (2005). Incidence and prevalence of autism. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (previously known as Advances in Speech-Language Pathology), 7(1), 31-40.
  • Williams, K., Glasson, E., Wray, J., Tuck, M., Helmer, M., Bower, C., Mellis, C. (2005). Incidence of autism spectrum disorders in children in two Australian states. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(3), 108-111. [More Information]

2004

  • Coulthard, M., Mellis, C. (2004). Does probiotic milk prevent infections in children attending daycare centres? Medical Journal of Australia, 181(10), 556-557.
  • Peat, J., Mihrshahi, S., Ampon, R., Tovey, E., Marks, G., Mellis, C. (2004). Effect of Allergen Concentrations on Symptoms of Asthma at 18 months. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 17(4), 237-243.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Oddy, W., Marks, G., Mellis, C. (2004). Effect Of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Concentrations In Plasma On Symptoms Of Asthma At 18 Months Of Age. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 15(6), 517-522.
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2004). Gender Differences In Habitual Activity In Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(10), 928-933. [More Information]
  • Peat, J., Mihrshahi, S., Kemp, A., Marks, G., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2004). Three-Year Outcomes Of Dietary Fatty Acid Modification And House Dust Mite Reduction In The Childhood Asthma Prevention Study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 114(4), 807-813. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2004). Using evidence to inform decisions. In Virginia A. Moyer, Elizabeth J. Elliott..[et al.] (Eds.), Evidence-based pediatrics and child health, (pp. 161-166). London: BMJ Books.

2003

  • Mellis, C. (2003). Acute upper respiratory tract infections in childhood. In Robinson, Roberton (Eds.), Practical Paediatrics: 5th Edition, (pp. 442-448). UK: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Macdessi, J., Randell, T., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C. (2003). Adrenal crises in children treated with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids for asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(5), 214-216.
  • Williams, K., Mellis, C., Scheinberg, A., Moyer, V. (2003). Clinical Practice: Using an evidence-based approach to a paediatric problem. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39, 139-144.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Cough and Fever. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1336). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Marks, G., Mellis, C., Tovey, E., Webb, K., Britton, W., Leeder, S. (2003). Eighteen-month outcomes of house dust mite avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification in the Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 111(1), 162-168. [More Information]
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Fever and Increased Respiratory Rate. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1335). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Nethercott, R., Mellis, C. (2003). Investigating wheeze in children. Medicine Today, 11, 20-27.
  • Mellis, C., Weidinger, M. (2003). LTRAs: their therapeutic role. Australian Journal of Pharmacy, 11, 274-277.
  • Morris, A., Mellis, C. (2003). Management of wheezy infants and preschool children. Medicine Today, 11, 59-65.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Noisy Breathing. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1337). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Pertussis (Whooping Cough). In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1368). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2003). Plasma Omega-3 fatty acid levels and asthma in 18-month-old infants in the CAPS study: an 'as treated' analysis. Respirology, 8(S2), A31.
  • Mellis, C. (2003). Rhinitis. In Neil McIntosh, Peter J. Helms and Rosalynd Smyth (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of pediatrics, (pp. 1336). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Holland, A., Suriyarachchi, C., Harvey, J., Cooper, M., Mellis, C. (2003). Tracheomalacia, timing of symptoms, and thymic enlargement: cause or coincidence? Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 11, 1094-1095.
  • Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Meyers, N., Blimkie, C., Smith, L., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Validation of shuttle tests in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 35(2), 133-138. [More Information]

2002

  • Mihrshahi, S., Vukasin, N., Forbes, S., Wainwright, C., Krause, W., Ampon, R., Mellis, C., Marks, G., Peat, J. (2002). Are you busy for the next 5 years? Recruitment in the Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS). Respirology, 7(2), 147-151.
  • Mellis, C., Landau,, L. (2002). Early childhood asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, , 37-37.
  • Peat, J., Mellis, C. (2002). Early predictors of asthma. Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2(3), 167-173.
  • Marks, G., Mihrshahi, S., Mellis, C., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Leeder, S. (2002). Effects of house dust mite avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification during the first 18 months of life. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165(8), A244.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Marks, G., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2002). Effects of house dust mite reduction and dietary Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation from birth on atopy and wheeze in 18-month-old children. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, 54 University St,P O Box 378, Carlton, Australia, 3053: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Mellis, C. (2002). Improve Asthma Control with Six-Step Management Plan. National Prescribing Service Newsletter.
  • Mellis, C. (2002). Is asthma prevention possible with dietary manipulation? Medical Journal of Australia, , 78-80.
  • Morrison, A., Gillis, J., O'Connell, A., Schell, D., Dossetor, D., Mellis, C. (2002). Quality of life of survivors of pediatric intensive care. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 3(1), 1-5.
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Meyers, N., Mellis, C., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2002). Randomized controlled study of in-hospital exercise training programs in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 33(3), 194-200.
  • McMaster, P., McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2002). The emergence of resistant pneumococcal meningitis - implications for empiric therapy. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 87(3), 207-211.
  • Selvadurai, H., McKay, K., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2002). The relationship between genotype and exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 762-765.
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P. (2002). The role of corticosteroids in the management of childhood asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, , 168-173.

2001

  • Mellis, C., Morris, A. (2001). Childhood Asthma. Western Journal of Medicine (WJM), 175, 325-328.
  • Peat, J., Toelle, B., Marks, G., Mellis, C. (2001). Continuing the debate about measuring asthma in population studies. Medical Journal of Australia, 56, 406-411.
  • Peat, J., Mellis, C., Williams, K., Xuan, W. (2001). Health Science Research: A Handbook of Quantitative Methods. Australia: Sage Publications Ltd.
  • Elliott, E., Mellis, C., Oldmeadow, W. (2001). Searching, Appraising and Applying the Literature: A Model for Lifelong Learning. Synergy, 16, 16-17.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Marks, G., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2001). The childhood asthma prevention study (CAPS): design and research protocol of a randomized trial for the primary prevention of asthma. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 22(3), 333-354.
  • Mihrshahi, S., Peat, J., Webb, K., Tovey, E., Marks, G., Mellis, C., Leeder, S. (2001). The Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS): Design and research protocol of a randomized trial for the primary prevention of asthma. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 22, 333-354.

2000

  • McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2000). Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in urban New South Wales, 1997-1999. Medical Journal of Australia, 173, 2-6.

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