- The confidence of speech-language pathology students regarding communicating with people with aphasiaEmma Finch
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
BMC Med Educ 13:92. 2013..However, many SLP students do not receive practical training in techniques to communicate with people with aphasia (PWA) until they encounter PWA during clinical education placements...
- Cost effectiveness of patient education for the prevention of falls in hospital: economic evaluation from a randomized controlled trialTerry P Haines
Allied Health Research Unit, Southern Health, Corner of Warrigal and Kingston Roads, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192, Australia
BMC Med 11:135. 2013..There is need to identify cost-effective means for preventing falls in hospitals. Hospital-based falls prevention interventions tested in randomized trials have not yet been subjected to economic evaluation...
- Factors influencing research engagement: research interest, confidence and experience in an Australian speech-language pathology workforceEmma Finch
Speech Pathology Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 13:144. 2013..The present study examined the current research interest, confidence and experience of speech language pathologists (SLPs) in a public healthcare workforce, as well as factors that predicted clinician research engagement...
- Life impact of ankle fractures: qualitative analysis of patient and clinician experiencesSteven M McPhail
Centre for Functioning and Health Research, Metro South Health, Buranda Plaza, Corner Ipswich Road and Cornwall Street Buranda, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:224. 2012..This investigation aimed to develop a thematic conceptual framework of life impacts following ankle fracture from the experiences of people who have suffered ankle fractures as well as the health professionals who treat them...
- Patients undergoing subacute rehabilitation have accurate expectations of their health-related quality of life at dischargeSteven McPhail
Centre for Functioning and Health Research, Buranda, Brisbane, Australia
Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:94. 2012..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the accuracy with which older patients admitted for subacute in-hospital rehabilitation can anticipate their discharge health-related quality of life...
- An evolving perspective on physical activity counselling by medical professionalsSteven McPhail
School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 13:31. 2012..Health professionals are respected and expected sources of advice and they reach a large and relevant proportion of the population. Despite this potential, health professionals are not routinely practicing physical activity promotion...
- Work related musculoskeletal disorders amongst therapists in physically demanding roles: qualitative analysis of risk factors and strategies for preventionLeanne Passier
Physiotherapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:24. 2011....
- Evaluation of the effect of patient education on rates of falls in older hospital patients: description of a randomised controlled trialAnne Marie Hill
School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
BMC Geriatr 9:14. 2009....
- Telephone reliability of the Frenchay Activity Index and EQ-5D amongst older adultsSteven McPhail
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:48. 2009....
- Evidence of disagreement between patient-perceived change and conventional longitudinal evaluation of change in health-related quality of life among older adultsSteven McPhail
Centre for Functioning, Disability and Health Research, Queensland Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
Clin Rehabil 24:1036-44. 2010..To identify agreement levels between conventional longitudinal evaluation of change (post-pre) and patient-perceived change (post-then test) in health-related quality of life...
- Two perspectives of proxy reporting of health-related quality of life using the Euroqol-5D, an investigation of agreementSteven McPhail
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Med Care 46:1140-8. 2008..Agreement between patient and proxy-reports from either perspective has not been investigated using the Euroqol-5D (EQ-5D) among elderly hospital patients undergoing rehabilitation...
- Reference bias: presentation of extreme health states prior to EQ-VAS improves health-related quality of life scores. a randomised cross-over trialSteven McPhail
Centre for Functioning and Health Research, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:146. 2010..This study aimed to investigate whether patients give consideration to a standard health state rating scale (EQ-VAS) and whether consideration of good and poor health state descriptors immediately changes their self-report...
- Response shift, recall bias and their effect on measuring change in health-related quality of life amongst older hospital patientsSteven McPhail
Centre for Functioning, Disability and Health Research, Queensland Health, Buranda Plaza, Corner of Ipswich Road and Cornwall Street, Brisbane, Australia
Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:65. 2010..It also investigated this level of agreement after adjusting patient perceived change for recall bias that patients may have experienced...
- Patient education to prevent falls among older hospital inpatients: a randomized controlled trialTerry P Haines
Allied Health Clinical Research Unit, Physiotherapy Department, Monash University and Southern Health, Kingston Centre, Kingston Road, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192, Australia
Arch Intern Med 171:516-24. 2011..Falls are a common adverse event during hospitalization of older adults, and few interventions have been shown to prevent them...
- Factors associated with older patients' engagement in exercise after hospital dischargeAnne Marie Hill
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1395-403. 2011..To identify factors that are associated with older patients' engagement in exercise in the 6 months after hospital discharge...
- A randomized trial comparing digital video disc with written delivery of falls prevention education for older patients in hospitalAnne Marie Hill
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1458-63. 2009..To compare the effect of receiving either education approach versus no education on patients' perception of falls epidemiology...
- Patient preference for falls prevention in hospitals revealed through willingness-to-pay, contingent valuation surveyTerry P Haines
Allied Health Clinical Research Unit, Southern Health, Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia and Director of Research, Southern Physiotherapy Clinical School, Monash University Physiotherapy Department, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
J Eval Clin Pract 17:304-10. 2011..Patient preference for interventions aimed at preventing in-hospital falls has not previously been investigated. This study aims to contrast the amount patients are willing to pay to prevent falls through six intervention approaches...
- Development and validation of the balance outcome measure for elder rehabilitationTerry Haines
Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1614-21. 2007..To develop and investigate the internal consistency, criterion-related validation, and minimum clinically significant difference of a new standing balance outcome measure for Elder Rehabilitation...
- A comparative study of splint effectiveness in limiting forearm rotationAdrienne Slaughter
Occupational Therapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
J Hand Ther 23:241-7; quiz 248. 2010..Case Study Series...