Publications

2011

Cooper Robbins SC, Rawsthorne M, Paxton K, Hawke C, Skinner SR, Steinbeck K.
"You can help people”: Adolescents’ Views on Engaging Young People in Longitudinal Research.
The Journal of Research on Adolescence. Accepted July 2011

Wong K C, Brown A M, Li S CH
AUSDRISK Application in General Practice
Australian Family Physician 2011 40 (7) 524-526.

Guest M, Attia JR, D’Este CA, Boggess MM, Brown AM, Gibson RE, Tavener MA, Ross J, Gardner I, Harrex W.
Peripheral Neuropathy in Military Aircraft Maintenance Workers in Australia.
Journal of Occup Environ Med. 2011 Apr;53(4):381-387.

Mendis K, Kidd M, Schattner P, Canalese J
A bibliometric analysis of Australian general practice research publications from 1980-2007 using PubMed
Informatics in Primary Care [January 2011] in Press

Lusignan S, Pearce C, Kumarapeli P, Stavropoulou C, Kushniruk A, Sheikh A, Shachak A, Mendis K
Taxonomy for evaluating the use of IT in the clinical consultation: A consensus statement from IMIA PCI WG (International Medical Informatics Association Primary Care Informatics Working Group)
Year book of Medical Informatics 2010 [May 2011] in Press

2010

Guest M, D'Este C, Attia J, Boggess M, Brown A, Tavener M, Gibson R, Gardner I, Harrex W, Ross J
Impairment of colour vision in aircraft maintenance workers
International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2010; 0:0

Guest M, Boggess M, Attia J, D'Este C, Brown A, Gibson R, Tavener M, Gardner I, Harrex W, Horsley K, Ross J
S. Hearing impairment in F-11 maintenance workers: the study of health outcomes in aircraft maintenance personnel (SHOAMP) general health and medical study
American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2010; 53:1159-69

Tall J, Brown A, Jones T, McKenna C
Ross River virus disease in inland NSW: higher than average notifications in 2007-08.
New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 2010; 21:271-273

Little P, Turner S, Rumsby K, Jones R, Warner G, Moore M, Lowes J, Smith H, Hawke C, Leydon G, Mullee M
Validating the prediction of lower urinary tract infection in primary care: sensitivity and specificity of urinary dipsticks and clinical scores in women
British Journal of General Practice. 2010;60:495-500

Little P, Moore M, Turner S, Rumsby K, Warner G, Lower J, Smith H, Hawke C, Leydon G, Arscott A, Turner D, Mullee M
Effectiveness of five fidderent approaches in management of urinary tract infection: randomised controlled trial
British Journal of Medicine 2010; 240:c199

Little P, Merriman R, Turner S, Rumsby K, Warner G, Lowes J, Smith H, Hawke C, Leydon G, Mullee M, Moore M
Presentation, pattern, and natural course of severe symptoms, and role of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance among patients presenting with suspected uncomplicated urinary tract infection in primary care: observational study
British Journal of Medicine 2010; 340:b5633

Leydon GM, Turner S, Smith H, Little P; UTIS team.
Women's views about management and cause of urinary tract infection: qualitative interview study.
British Journal of Medicine 2010; Feb 5;340:

Leydon GM, Turner S, Smith H, Little P; UTIS team.
The journey from self-care to GP care: a qualitative interview study of women presenting with symptoms of urinary tract infection.
British Journal of Medicine 2010; Feb 5;340:

Tall JA, Brown AM, Jones TC, McKenna CA.
Ross River virus disease in inland NSW: higher than average notifications in 2007–08
NSW Public Health Bulletin 2010;21 (11-12): 272-274

Guest M, D’Este C, Attia J, Boggess M, Brown A; Tavener M, Gibson R, Gardner I, Harrex W, Ross J.
Impairment of color vision in aircraft maintenance workers
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 13 Nov 2010
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Guest M, Boggess M, Attia J, D’Este C, Brown A, Gibson R, Tavener M, Gardner I, Harrex W, Horsley K, Ross J,
Hearing Impairment in F-111 Maintenance Workers: the Study of Health Outcomes in Aircraft Maintenance Personnel (SHOAMP)
General Health and Medical Study Am J Int Med 2010 53:1159–1169

Mendis, K., van Weel, C., Del Mar, C., Jones, R.
Citation, citation, citation.
British Journal of General Practice. Editorial. 2010; 60:561-562.
PubMed

2009

Brown A, Gibson R, Tavener M, Guest M, D'Este C, Byles J, Attia J, Horsley K, Harrex W, Ross J.
Sexual Function in f-111 maintenance workers: the study of health outcomes in aircraft maintenance personnel.
Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2009; 6:1569-1578

Dodds T, Hawke C,
Linezolid versus vancomycin for MRSA skin and soft tissue infections systematic review and meta-analysis
ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009;79:629-635

Little A, Turner S, Rumsby K, Warner G, Moore M, Lowes J, Smith H, Hawke C, Turner D, Leydon G, Arscott A, Mullee M
Dipstics and diagnostic algorithms in urinary tract infection: development and validation, randomised trial, economic analysis, observation cohort and qualitative study
Health technology assessment. 2009; 13:ivv-iv, ix-xi, 1-73

Brown A, Gibson R, Tavener M, Guest M, D’Este C, Byles J, Attia .
Sexual Function In F-111 Maintenance Workers: The Study Of Health Outcomes In Aircraft Maintenance Personnel.
Journal of Sexual Medicine 2009; 6:1569-78.

2008

Al-Murieb A, Brown A, Raulli A, George C, Gander C, Forrester P, Gibson S
Evidence of pertussis clusters in three aged-care facilities in the former Macquarie Area Health Service, NSW
New South Wales public health bulletin. 2008; 19:157-160

D'Este C, Attia J, Brown A, Gibson R, Gibberd R, Taverner M, Guest M, Horsley K, Harrex W, Ross J
S. Cancer incidence and mortality in aircraft maintenance workers
American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2008; 51:16-23

McLean R, Mendis K, Canalese J
Health promotion for young adult males in a rural environment - the mobile phone as a potential tool
Accepted for publication - Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

McLean R, Mendis K, Canalese J
A ten year retrospective study of unplanned hospital readmissions to a regional Australian hospital
Australian Health Review 2008: 32(3):537-547
PubMed

Hill A, Milne R, Hawke C,
Waits and measures
The Health Service Journal. 2008;103:24-25

2007

Grodski S, Brown T, Gill A, Sywak M, Sidhu S, Delbridge L
Es11 increasing incidence of thyroid cancer in retrosternal goitre
ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2007; 77:A23-A23

McLean R, Mendis K, Harris B, Canalese J
Retrospective bibliometric review of rural health research: Australias contribution and other trends
Rural and Remote Health Journal. 2007 Oct-Dec;7(4):767. Epub 2007 Nov 14.
PubMed

Lyle D, Klineberg I, Taylor S, Jolly N, Fuller J, Canalese J.
Harnessing a university to address rural health workforce shortages in Australia.
Aust J Rural Health. 2007 Aug;15(4):227-33. PubMed

Mendis K
Health Informatics research in Australia: Retrospective analysis using PubMed
Informatics in Primary Care 2007; 15:17-23 PubMed

McConnel FB, Pashen D, McLean D
The ARTS of Risk Management in Rural and Remote Medicine
Accepted for publication in - Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine - citation PubMed

Malek S, McLean R, Webster E.
Analysis of recording and coding of smoking history for patients admitted to a regional hospital.
Aust Journal Rural Health. 2007 Feb; 15(1):65-6 PubMed

2006

Mendis K, McLean R
Increased expenditure on Australian health and medical research and changes in numbers of publications determined using PubMed
Medical Journal of Australia 2006; 185 (3): 155-158 PubMed

McLean R, Malek S, Corish J, Sienkiewicz G.
Utilisation and clinical efficacy of echocardiography in a regional hospital.
Aust Journal Rural Health. 2006 Apr;14 (2):72-8.

Little P, Turner S, Rumsby K, Warner G, Moore M, Lowes JA, Smith H, Hawke C, Mullee M.
Developing clinical rules to predict urinary tract infection in primary care settings: sensitivity and specificity of near patient tests (dipsticks) and clinical scores.
Br J Gen Pract. 2006 Aug;56(529):606-12.

2005

Pegram RW, Humphreys JS, McLean R
Meeting the needs of rural and remote Australians for specialist medical care: issuesand options
J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2005; 35:298–308

DeWitt DE, McLean R, Newbury J, Shannon S, Critchley J.
Development of a common national questionnaire to evaluate student perceptions about the Australian Rural Clinical Schools Program.
Rural Remote Health. 2005 Jul-Sep;5(3):486. Epub 2005 Sep 19.

Mendis K, Solangarachchi I
PubMed perspective of family medicine research: where does it stand?
Family Practice 2005; 22: 570-575
PubMed

Newman DJ, Mattock MB, Dawnay AB, Kerry S, McGuire A, Yaqoob M, Hitman GA, Hawke C.
Systematic review on urine albumin testing for early detection of diabetic complications.
Health Technology Assess. 2005 Aug;9(30):iii-vi, xiii-163. Review.

Wakerman J, McLean R
ARHEN and FRAME bring a new era for RRH
Rural and Remote Health5 (online). 2005: 408