Megan A G Freund

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Improving adolescent mental health and resilience through a resilience-based intervention in schools: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Julia Dray
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    Trials 15:289. 2014
  2. pmc Evaluating the efficacy of an integrated smoking cessation intervention for mental health patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Alexandra P Metse
    University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Trials 15:266. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinician assessment, advice and referral for multiple health risk behaviors: prevalence and predictors of delivery by primary health care nurses and allied health professionals
    Kathleen M McElwaine
    Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Newcastle, Australia Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Hunter Medical Research Institute, Clinical Research Centre, Newcastle, Australia Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:193-201. 2014
  4. pmc Increasing the use of preventative health services to promote healthy eating, physical activity and weight management: the acceptability and potential effectiveness of a proactive telemarketing approach
    Luke Wolfenden
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:953. 2012
  5. pmc The delivery of preventive care to clients of community health services
    Kathleen M McElwaine
    Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Booth Building, Wallsend Health Services, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:167. 2013
  6. pmc A cluster randomised trial of a school-based resilience intervention to decrease tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use in secondary school students: study protocol
    Rebecca K Hodder
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1009. 2012
  7. pmc The effectiveness of an intervention in increasing community health clinician provision of preventive care: a study protocol of a non-randomised, multiple-baseline trial
    Kathleen M McElwaine
    Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Wallsend Health Services, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:354. 2011
  8. pmc A school-based resilience intervention to decrease tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use in high school students
    Rebecca K Hodder
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:722. 2011
  9. pmc A cross-sectional survey of the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke preventive care provision by child health services in Australia
    Todd R Heard
    Hunter New England Population Health, New South Wales Department of Health, Australia, Wallsend, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:324. 2011
  10. pmc A cluster randomised trial to evaluate a physical activity intervention among 3-5 year old children attending long day care services: study protocol
    Meghan Finch
    Hunter New England Population Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:534. 2010

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Publications17

  1. pmc Improving adolescent mental health and resilience through a resilience-based intervention in schools: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Julia Dray
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    Trials 15:289. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Evaluating the efficacy of an integrated smoking cessation intervention for mental health patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Alexandra P Metse
    University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Trials 15:266. 2014
    ..This protocol describes a randomised controlled trial that aims to assess the efficacy of linking mental health inpatients to community-based smoking cessation supports upon discharge as a means of reducing smoking prevalence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinician assessment, advice and referral for multiple health risk behaviors: prevalence and predictors of delivery by primary health care nurses and allied health professionals
    Kathleen M McElwaine
    Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Newcastle, Australia Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Hunter Medical Research Institute, Clinical Research Centre, Newcastle, Australia Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:193-201. 2014
    ..Primary care clinicians have considerable potential to provide preventive care. This study describes their preventive care delivery...
  4. pmc Increasing the use of preventative health services to promote healthy eating, physical activity and weight management: the acceptability and potential effectiveness of a proactive telemarketing approach
    Luke Wolfenden
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:953. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the acceptability and potential effectiveness of a telemarketing approach in increasing community use of proactive services to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and weight loss...
  5. pmc The delivery of preventive care to clients of community health services
    Kathleen M McElwaine
    Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Booth Building, Wallsend Health Services, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:167. 2013
    ..This will assist in informing interventions that facilitate adoption of opportunistic preventive care delivery to all clients...
  6. pmc A cluster randomised trial of a school-based resilience intervention to decrease tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use in secondary school students: study protocol
    Rebecca K Hodder
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1009. 2012
    ..The aim of the proposed study is to examine the efficacy of a resilience intervention in decreasing the tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use of adolescents...
  7. pmc The effectiveness of an intervention in increasing community health clinician provision of preventive care: a study protocol of a non-randomised, multiple-baseline trial
    Kathleen M McElwaine
    Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Wallsend Health Services, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:354. 2011
    ..This study aims to assess the effectiveness of a multi-strategic practice change intervention in increasing clinician's routine provision of preventive care across a network of community health services...
  8. pmc A school-based resilience intervention to decrease tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use in high school students
    Rebecca K Hodder
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:722. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc A cross-sectional survey of the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke preventive care provision by child health services in Australia
    Todd R Heard
    Hunter New England Population Health, New South Wales Department of Health, Australia, Wallsend, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:324. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc A cluster randomised trial to evaluate a physical activity intervention among 3-5 year old children attending long day care services: study protocol
    Meghan Finch
    Hunter New England Population Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:534. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Increasing smoking cessation care provision in hospitals: a meta-analysis of intervention effect
    Megan Freund
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:650-62. 2009
    ..Levels of hospital smoking cessation care are less than optimal. This study aimed to synthesize the evidence regarding the effectiveness of interventions in increasing smoking cessation care provision in hospitals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increasing hospital-wide delivery of smoking cessation care for nicotine-dependent in-patients: a multi-strategic intervention trial
    Megan Freund
    Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales, Department of Health, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:839-49. 2009
    ..A quasi-experimental matched-pair trial, involving two intervention and two control hospitals in NSW, Australia, investigated whether a multi-strategic intervention increased hospital-wide smoking care provision...
  13. ncbi request reprint Smoking care provision in hospitals: a review of prevalence
    Megan Freund
    Hunter New England Population Health, University of Newcastle, and Hunter Medical Research Institute, NSW, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:757-74. 2008
    ..In addition, standardized measures of smoking care should be developed. Hospital organizations should enhance and continue to monitor their delivery of smoking care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Provision of smoking care in NSW hospitals: opportunities for further enhancement
    Megan A G Freund
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:50-5. 2008
    ..It also reviews statewide initiatives implemented by NSW Health to enhance the delivery of smoking care and suggests further strategies that could facilitate this...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obtaining active parental consent for school-based research: a guide for researchers
    Luke Wolfenden
    Hunter New England Population Health and University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:270-5. 2009
    ..Schools increasingly require researchers to obtain active parental consent for students to participate in health research. We sought to identify effective strategies for the recruitment of child research participants through schools...
  16. ncbi request reprint Smoking care provision in smoke-free hospitals in Australia
    Megan Freund
    Hunter Centre for Health Advancement HCHA, Hunter Area Health Service, New South Wales Health Department, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    Prev Med 41:151-8. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Household smoking behaviours and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among infants: are current strategies effectively protecting our young?
    Justine B Daly
    Hunter New England Population Health, New South Wales The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:269-73. 2010
    ....