Christine F McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: Austin Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adult domiciliary oxygen therapy. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Christine F McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:621-6. 2005
  2. pmc Benefits and costs of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a multi-centre randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 13:57. 2013
  3. pmc A pilot study of inspiratory capacity and resting dyspnea correlations in exacerbations of COPD and asthma
    Jeffrey J Pretto
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:651-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Advances in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C F McDonald
    Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 43:854-62. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Calcitriol does not prevent bone loss in patients with asthma receiving corticosteroid therapy: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    C F McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 17:1546-51. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial of domiciliary, ambulatory oxygen in patients with COPD and dyspnoea but without resting hypoxaemia
    Rosemary P Moore
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Thorax 66:32-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy on symptoms, quality of life and incidence of re-exacerbation in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Christian R Osadnik
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Thorax 69:137-43. 2014
  8. pmc The short and long term effects of exercise training in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis--a randomised controlled trial
    Annemarie L Lee
    Alfred Health, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
    Respir Res 15:44. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Telerehabilitation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: feasibility of a simple, real time model of supervised exercise training
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:222-6. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and feasibility of an exercise intervention for patients following lung resection: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Catherine L Granger
    The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:213-24. 2013

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Adult domiciliary oxygen therapy. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Christine F McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:621-6. 2005
    ..Indications for supplemental oxygen therapy during exercise (ambulatory oxygen therapy) and sleep (nocturnal oxygen therapy) are less clear...
  2. pmc Benefits and costs of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a multi-centre randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 13:57. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the costs and benefits of home-based and hospital-based pulmonary rehabilitation for people with COPD...
  3. pmc A pilot study of inspiratory capacity and resting dyspnea correlations in exacerbations of COPD and asthma
    Jeffrey J Pretto
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:651-6. 2007
    ..A role for IC monitoring in the management of acute exacerbations of these diseases has not been identified...
  4. ncbi request reprint Advances in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C F McDonald
    Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 43:854-62. 2013
    ..Given the chronicity and progressive nature of COPD, ongoing monitoring and support with timely discussion of advanced-care planning and end-of-life issues are recommended. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Calcitriol does not prevent bone loss in patients with asthma receiving corticosteroid therapy: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    C F McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 17:1546-51. 2006
    ..Patients with asthma receiving inhalational plus intermittent oral glucocorticoids lose bone, and treatment with 0.5 microg/day of calcitriol will prevent bone loss...
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial of domiciliary, ambulatory oxygen in patients with COPD and dyspnoea but without resting hypoxaemia
    Rosemary P Moore
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Thorax 66:32-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine whether such patients benefit from domiciliary ambulatory oxygen and, if so, which factors may be associated with benefit...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy on symptoms, quality of life and incidence of re-exacerbation in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Christian R Osadnik
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Thorax 69:137-43. 2014
    ..The impact of PEP therapy during acute exacerbations on clinically important outcomes is not clear. This study sought to determine the effect of PEP therapy on symptoms, quality of life and future exacerbations in patients with AECOPD...
  8. pmc The short and long term effects of exercise training in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis--a randomised controlled trial
    Annemarie L Lee
    Alfred Health, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
    Respir Res 15:44. 2014
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  9. ncbi request reprint Telerehabilitation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: feasibility of a simple, real time model of supervised exercise training
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:222-6. 2013
    ..Simple home-based telerehabilitation using readily available equipment is safe and feasible for people with COPD. Effective delivery of telerehabilitation requires an adequate data network. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and feasibility of an exercise intervention for patients following lung resection: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Catherine L Granger
    The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:213-24. 2013
    ..Despite this exercise interventions are not routinely provided. This study aimed to establish the safety and feasibility of exercise administered following lung resection in an Australian setting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impaired chronotropic response to 6-min walk test and reduced survival in interstitial lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, VIC 3004, Australia La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia Institute for Breathing and Sleep, VIC 3084, Australia
    Respir Med 107:1066-72. 2013
    ..This study investigated the relationships between chronotropic response during 6-min walk test, exercise capacity and survival in ILD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Shortness of breath--is it chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Christine F McDonald
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:541-5. 2005
    ..Of all the major diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the one for which the burden is increasing the fastest...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of remote telemonitoring in COPD
    Nick C Antoniades
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Telemed J E Health 18:634-40. 2012
    ..This study determined whether RM is feasible in patients with COPD and if RM reduces hospital admissions or length of stay (LOS) or improves health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute oxygen therapy does not improve cognitive and driving performance in hypoxaemic COPD
    Jeffrey J Pretto
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 13:1039-44. 2008
    ..We therefore used computer-based driving simulation to investigate whether acute intranasal oxygen therapy improves the cognitive and driving performance of such patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical activity measured using global positioning system tracking in non-small cell lung cancer: an observational study
    Catherine L Granger
    The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Health, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Integr Cancer Ther 13:482-92. 2014
    ..We investigated PA using novel global positioning system (GPS) tracking individuals with NSCLC and a group of similar-aged healthy individuals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory responses to 6-minute walk test in interstitial lung disease: not always a submaximal test
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 14:136. 2014
    ..This study aimed to compare cardiorespiratory responses to 6 MWT and cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) in people with ILD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Airway clearance techniques in acute exacerbations of COPD: a survey of Australian physiotherapy practice
    Christian R Osadnik
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    Physiotherapy 99:101-6. 2013
    ....
  18. pmc The effects of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Annemarie L Lee
    Physiotherapy, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 10:5. 2010
    ..The aims of this study are to determine the short and long term effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on exercise capacity, cough, quality of life and the incidence of acute pulmonary exacerbations...
  19. pmc The benefits of exercise training in interstitial lung disease: protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Leona Dowman
    Department of Physiotherapy, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 13:8. 2013
    ..The aims of this project are to establish the impact of exercise training across the range of disease severity and to identify whether there is an optimal time for patients with interstitial lung disease to receive exercise training...
  20. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing adult-onset asthma from COPD: a review and a new approach
    Michael J Abramson
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:945-62. 2014
    ..Long-acting inhaled anticholinergic medications are particularly useful in COPD. Other distinctive features of management include pulmonary rehabilitation, home oxygen, and end of life care. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Advances in airway clearance technologies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Christian R Osadnik
    Department of Physiotherapy, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Expert Rev Respir Med 7:673-85. 2013
    ..Future directions regarding this common form of therapy will be discussed, including identification of the key research priorities to optimize evidence-based practice in this area. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Inpatient and long-term outcomes of individuals admitted for weaning from mechanical ventilation at a specialized ventilation weaning unit
    Liam M Hannan
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 18:154-60. 2013
    ..Weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) in specialized weaning units has been demonstrated to be safe and cost-effective. Success rates and outcomes vary widely, probably relating to patient factors and unit expertise...
  23. ncbi request reprint Updating the minimal important difference for six-minute walk distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Anne E Holland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:221-5. 2010
    ..To establish the minimal important difference (MID) for the six-minute walk distance (6MWD) in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  24. ncbi request reprint The independent and combined effects of lifetime smoke exposures and asthma as they relate to COPD
    Jennifer L Perret
    Unit for Allergy and Lung Health, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Expert Rev Respir Med 8:503-14. 2014
    ..This article critically evaluates the evidence for the independent associations of lifetime asthma, smoking and smoke exposures with airflow obstruction, plus their interaction when multiple factors are present. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity levels and functional decline in individuals with lung cancer
    Catherine L Granger
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Level 7, Alan Gilbert Building, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 83:292-9. 2014
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint 'Is it okay for me to ... ?' Assessment of recreational activity risk in patients with chronic lung conditions
    Melvin L W Lim
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 41:852-4. 2012
    ..Assessing and advising on these risks can be an important part of travel planning for a person with a chronic lung condition when they ask, 'Is it okay for me to ...?'..
  27. ncbi request reprint The interplay between the effects of lifetime asthma, smoking, and atopy on fixed airflow obstruction in middle age
    Jennifer L Perret
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytical Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:42-8. 2013
    ..The contribution by asthma to the development of fixed airflow obstruction (AO) and the nature of its effect combined with active smoking and atopy remain unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predictors of benefit following pulmonary rehabilitation for interstitial lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy, Alfred Health, VIC 3004, Australia
    Respir Med 106:429-35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the impact of the aetiology and severity of ILD on response to pulmonary rehabilitation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measurement of functional activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the grocery shelving task
    Catherine J Hill
    Department of Physiotherapy, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:402-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a standardized test to evaluate functional performance, including arm activity, of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Level of adherence to the GOLD strategy document for management of patients admitted to hospital with an acute exacerbation of COPD
    Clarice Y Tang
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Physiotherapy, Western Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 19:1191-7. 2014
    ..The primary aim of the study was to evaluate the level of adherence among health professionals to GOLD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparable improvements achieved in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease through pulmonary rehabilitation with and without a structured educational intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Felicity C Blackstock
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Respirology 19:193-202. 2014
    ..This trial sought to determine whether the addition of education to exercise training resulted in greater improvements in health outcomes than pulmonary rehabilitation where education has been omitted...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastases: a rare manifestation of the most common cancer
    Surein Arulananda
    Joint Austin Ludwig Oncology Unit, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 54:e70-3. 2013
    ..Pulmonary metastasis from an unidentified primary site is a common clinical situation. These patients emphasise the importance of considering the most common cancer as a potential primary. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Mushroom worker's lung: organic dust exposure in the spawning shed
    Ryan F Hoy
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:472-4. 2007
    ..With absence from the workplace and no steroid therapy, the symptoms of both patients subsided and the results of lung function tests and CT scans improved markedly...
  34. ncbi request reprint Positive expiratory pressure via mask does not improve ventilation inhomogeneity more than huffing and coughing in individuals with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic sputum expectoration
    Christian Osadnik
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Respiration 87:38-44. 2014
    ..Previous authors have suggested that PEP improves collateral ventilation via changes in lung volumes...
  35. pmc Functional capacity, physical activity and muscle strength assessment of individuals with non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review of instruments and their measurement properties
    Catherine L Granger
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Cancer 13:135. 2013
    ..The measurement properties of instruments used to assess functional capacity, physical activity and muscle strength in participants with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have not been systematically reviewed...
  36. pmc Interstitial lung disease in a patient treated with oxaliplatin, 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin (FOLFOX) for metastatic colorectal cancer
    Liam M Hannan
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Radiol Oncol 46:360-2. 2012
    ..Oxaliplatin in combination with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin (FOLFOX) is a common chemotherapeutic regimen for advanced colorectal cancer. Here, we present a case of interstitial lung disease associated with FOLFOX therapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint COPDX: an update of guidelines for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with a review of recent evidence
    Michael J Abramson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 184:342-5. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to clarify the role of NPPV in the long-term management of stable COPD...