Louisa G Gordon

Summary

Affiliation: Griffith University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The ENHANCES study--Enhancing Head and Neck Cancer patients' Experiences of Survivorship: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Jane Turner
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Trials 15:191. 2014
  2. pmc The return to work experiences of middle-aged Australian workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer: a matched cohort study
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith Health Institute, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith University, University Drive, Meadowbrook QLD, 4131 Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:963. 2014
  3. doi A cost-effectiveness analysis of a telephone-linked care intervention for individuals with Type 2 diabetes
    L G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, University Dr, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 104:103-11. 2014
  4. doi Cost-effectiveness of Barrett's oesophagus screening and surveillance
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Dr, Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 27:893-903. 2013
  5. ncbi Comprehensive health assessments for adults with intellectual disability living in the community - weighing up the costs and benefits
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 41:969-72. 2012
  6. pmc Can colorectal cancer survivors recall their medications and doctor visits reliably?
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith University, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Brisbane, Queensland, 4131, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:440. 2012
  7. doi Tanning behaviors and determinants of solarium use among indoor office workers in Queensland, Australia
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith University, Centre for Applied Health Economics, University Dr, Meadowbrook Q4131, Australia
    J Health Psychol 17:856-65. 2012
  8. doi Modeling the cost-effectiveness of strategies for treating esophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1451-61. 2012
  9. ncbi Healthcare resource use and medical costs for the management of oesophageal cancer
    L G Gordon
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Population Health Department, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Surg 98:1589-98. 2011
  10. pmc The Working After Cancer Study (WACS): a population-based study of middle-aged workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their return to work experiences
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith University, Griffith Health Institute, Centre for Applied Health Economics, University Drive, Meadowbrook Q4131, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:604. 2011

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc The ENHANCES study--Enhancing Head and Neck Cancer patients' Experiences of Survivorship: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Jane Turner
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Trials 15:191. 2014
    ..In this study, we aim to examine the effectiveness and feasibility of a model of survivorship care to improve the quality of life of patients who have completed treatment for H&N cancer...
  2. pmc The return to work experiences of middle-aged Australian workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer: a matched cohort study
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith Health Institute, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith University, University Drive, Meadowbrook QLD, 4131 Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:963. 2014
    ..This study described transitions in, and key factors influencing, work participation during the 12 months following a diagnosis of colorectal cancer...
  3. doi A cost-effectiveness analysis of a telephone-linked care intervention for individuals with Type 2 diabetes
    L G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, University Dr, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 104:103-11. 2014
    ....
  4. doi Cost-effectiveness of Barrett's oesophagus screening and surveillance
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Dr, Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 27:893-903. 2013
    ..Rapidly changing technologies for imaging, biomarker testing and less-invasive endoscopic treatments also promise to lower health system costs and avoid adverse events in patients...
  5. ncbi Comprehensive health assessments for adults with intellectual disability living in the community - weighing up the costs and benefits
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 41:969-72. 2012
    ..Health assessments have beneficial effects on health outcomes for people with intellectual disability living in the community. However, the effect on medical costs is unknown...
  6. pmc Can colorectal cancer survivors recall their medications and doctor visits reliably?
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith University, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Brisbane, Queensland, 4131, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:440. 2012
    ....
  7. doi Tanning behaviors and determinants of solarium use among indoor office workers in Queensland, Australia
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith University, Centre for Applied Health Economics, University Dr, Meadowbrook Q4131, Australia
    J Health Psychol 17:856-65. 2012
    ..1, 95%CI: 2.6-14.0) and engaging in outdoor tanning (OR 4.1, 95%CI: 1.8-9.0). We recommend that health authorities promote health gains by reducing ultraviolet radiation exposure or substituting indoor tanning with a spray-on tan...
  8. doi Modeling the cost-effectiveness of strategies for treating esophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:1451-61. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi Healthcare resource use and medical costs for the management of oesophageal cancer
    L G Gordon
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Population Health Department, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Surg 98:1589-98. 2011
    ..This study examined the interaction between natural history, current practice patterns in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of oesophageal cancer, and associated health resource utilization and costs...
  10. pmc The Working After Cancer Study (WACS): a population-based study of middle-aged workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their return to work experiences
    Louisa G Gordon
    Griffith University, Griffith Health Institute, Centre for Applied Health Economics, University Drive, Meadowbrook Q4131, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:604. 2011
    ..The study will identify barriers to work resumption, describe limitations on workforce participation, and evaluate the influence of these factors on health-related quality of life...
  11. doi Uptake of skin self-examination and clinical examination behavior by outdoor workers
    Ashley E Walton
    a Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Arch Environ Occup Health 69:214-22. 2014
    ..Outdoor workers compared with men in indoor or mixed work settings were similar in their response to an intervention encouraging uptake of secondary skin cancer prevention behaviors during this intervention trial...
  12. doi Is endoscopic surveillance for non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus cost-effective? Review of economic evaluations
    Nicholas G Hirst
    Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:247-54. 2011
    ..By comparing results across studies and highlighting key methodological and data limitations a platform for future, more rigorous analyses, can be developed...
  13. doi Lifetime cost-effectiveness of skin cancer prevention through promotion of daily sunscreen use
    Nicholas G Hirst
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    Value Health 15:261-8. 2012
    ..We investigated the lifetime health costs and benefits of sunscreen promotion in the primary prevention of skin cancers, including melanoma...
  14. pmc Safety, feasibility and effects of an individualised walking intervention for women undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer: a pilot study
    Melissa J Newton
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:389. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess safety, feasibility and potential effect of a walking intervention in women undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer...
  15. ncbi A cost-effectiveness analysis of two rehabilitation support services for women with breast cancer
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Health Research School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 94:123-33. 2005
    ..Both DAART and STRETCH are low-cost, low-technological health promoting programs representing excellent public health investments...
  16. doi Regular sunscreen use is a cost-effective approach to skin cancer prevention in subtropical settings
    Louisa G Gordon
    Department of Cancer and Population Health Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane, 300 Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 129:2766-71. 2009
    ..Such community-based interventions promoting regular sunscreen use among Caucasians in subtropical settings can prevent skin cancer and related skin tumors in practical ways and with great cost efficiency...
  17. ncbi Medical costs and outcomes for Australian women with ovarian cancer: a patient-level analysis over 2.5 years
    Louisa G Gordon
    Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:757-65. 2010
    ..This study investigated medical costs, quality of life, and survival end points for women with ovarian cancer in Australia...
  18. doi Cost-effectiveness of endoscopic surveillance of non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Dr, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Gastrointest Endosc 79:242-56.e6. 2014
    ..Endoscopic surveillance for non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus (BE) is contentious and its cost effectiveness unclear...
  19. ncbi What impact would effective solarium regulation have in Australia?
    Louisa G Gordon
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 189:375-8. 2008
    ..7) By successfully enforcing solarium regulations that ban use by people younger than 18 years or with fair skin, favourable health and cost benefits could be expected...
  20. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a tele-based lifestyle intervention for colorectal cancer survivors ('CanChange'): study protocol
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:286. 2009
    ..This paper presents the study protocol for a novel telephone-delivered intervention to improve lifestyle factors and health outcomes for colorectal cancer survivors...
  21. doi Evidence on the economic value of psychosocial interventions to alleviate anxiety and depression among cancer survivors: a systematic review
    Louisa G Gordon
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Genetics and Population Health Division, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 7:96-105. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to review the evidence on the cost effectiveness of psychological interventions for individuals with cancer...
  22. doi Value of information analysis optimizing future trial design from a pilot study on catheter securement devices
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia Centre for Applied Health Economics, School of Medicine, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia
    Clin Trials 11:648-56. 2014
    ....
  23. doi Cost-Effectiveness and Value of Information Analysis of Nutritional Support for Preventing Pressure Ulcers in High-risk Patients: Implement Now, Research Later
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 13:167-79. 2015
    ..Pressure ulcers are a major cause of mortality, morbidity, and increased healthcare cost. Nutritional support may reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers in hospitalised patients who are at risk of pressure ulcer and malnutrition...
  24. doi Value of information analysis in healthcare: a review of principles and applications
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, and Centre for Applied Health Economics, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia
    J Med Econ 17:377-83. 2014
    ..Value of information (VOI) analysis has been proposed as a systematic approach to measure decision uncertainty and assess whether there is sufficient evidence to support new technologies...
  25. ncbi The impact of rehabilitation support services on health-related quality of life for women with breast cancer
    Louisa G Gordon
    Centre for Health Research School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 93:217-26. 2005
    ..Early physiotherapy after surgery has the potential for short-term functional, physical and overall HRQoL benefits...
  26. pmc Potential hospital cost-savings attributed to improvements in outcomes for colorectal cancer surgery following self-audit
    Louisa G Gordon
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Genetics and Population Health Division, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston Q4029, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Surg 10:4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the potential cost-savings for Australian hospitals from improved surgical performance for colorectal surgery attributed to a surgical self-audit program...
  27. doi Hospital costs associated with adverse events in gynecological oncology
    Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
    School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 121:70-5. 2011
    ..We evaluated the costs of hospitalization associated with those AEs among patients who had an abdominal or laparoscopic procedure for proven or suspected gynecological cancer at a tertiary gynecological cancer center in Australia...
  28. doi Value of information analysis in oncology: the value of evidence and evidence of value
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia
    J Oncol Pract 10:e55-62. 2014
    ..This article reviews the use of VOI methods in oncology and identifies the potential applications of VOI in this field...
  29. pmc The cost-effectiveness and consumer acceptability of taxation strategies to reduce rates of overweight and obesity among children in Australia: study protocol
    Tracy A Comans
    Population and Social Health Research Program, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1182. 2013
    ..Taxation is commonly proposed as a mechanism to reduce consumption of poor food choices and hence reduce rates of obesity and overweight in the community...
  30. pmc Within a smoking-cessation program, what impact does genetic information on lung cancer need to have to demonstrate cost-effectiveness?
    Louisa G Gordon
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Genetics and Population Health Division, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston Q4029, Australia
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:18. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore what the impact of a genetic test needs to have within a typical smoking-cessation program aimed at heavy smokers in order to be cost-effective...