Vanessa M McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Multidimensional assessment of older people with asthma and COPD: clinical management and health status
    Vanessa M McDonald
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 40:42-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Insight into older peoples' healthcare experiences with managing COPD, asthma, and asthma-COPD overlap
    Vanessa M McDonald
    School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Asthma 50:497-504. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The importance of clinical management problems in older people with COPD and asthma: do patients and physicians agree?
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Prim Care Respir J 20:389-95. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Older peoples' perception of tests used in the assessment and management of COPD and asthma
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Clin Respir J 7:367-74. 2013
  5. doi request reprint How to set up a severe asthma service
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 16:900-11. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Managing older patients with coexistent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Drugs Aging 30:1-17. 2013
  7. pmc Influence of age, past smoking, and disease severity on TLR2, neutrophilic inflammation, and MMP-9 levels in COPD
    Jodie L Simpson
    NHMRC Centre for Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:462934. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Identification of novel diagnostic biomarkers for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicole M Verrills
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1633-43. 2011
  9. pmc Improving medication adherence in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review
    Jamie Bryant
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, HMRI Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Respir Res 14:109. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in clinical outcomes in older patients with asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap syndrome
    Juan Juan Fu
    Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, N S W, Australia
    Respiration 87:63-74. 2014

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Multidimensional assessment of older people with asthma and COPD: clinical management and health status
    Vanessa M McDonald
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 40:42-9. 2011
    ..the diagnosis and management of obstructive airway diseases (OADs) such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be challenging in older people...
  2. doi request reprint Insight into older peoples' healthcare experiences with managing COPD, asthma, and asthma-COPD overlap
    Vanessa M McDonald
    School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Asthma 50:497-504. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore older peoples' experiences of asthma or COPD with reference to their journey in the healthcare system...
  3. doi request reprint The importance of clinical management problems in older people with COPD and asthma: do patients and physicians agree?
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Prim Care Respir J 20:389-95. 2011
    ..COPD and asthma in older people are complex conditions associated with multiple clinical problems. The relative importance of these problems to both patients and physicians and the level of agreement between them is largely unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Older peoples' perception of tests used in the assessment and management of COPD and asthma
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Clin Respir J 7:367-74. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the patient perception of tests used for the assessment of airways disease in older people...
  5. doi request reprint How to set up a severe asthma service
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 16:900-11. 2011
    ..In this article we describe the purpose of a severe asthma clinic, the necessary components of a service including staffing and facilities and the processes for trialling additional therapies used in the management of severe asthma...
  6. doi request reprint Managing older patients with coexistent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
    Vanessa M McDonald
    Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Drugs Aging 30:1-17. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Influence of age, past smoking, and disease severity on TLR2, neutrophilic inflammation, and MMP-9 levels in COPD
    Jodie L Simpson
    NHMRC Centre for Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:462934. 2013
    ..TLR2 stimulation activates neutrophils for MMP-9 release. Efforts to understand the mechanisms of TLR2 signalling and subsequent MMP-9 production in COPD may assist in understanding neutrophilic inflammation in COPD...
  8. doi request reprint Identification of novel diagnostic biomarkers for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicole M Verrills
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1633-43. 2011
    ..Proteomics may identify a useful panel of biomarkers for identification of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  9. pmc Improving medication adherence in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review
    Jamie Bryant
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, HMRI Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Respir Res 14:109. 2013
    ..Interventions that involve caregivers and target the healthcare provider as well as the patient should be further explored. ..
  10. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in clinical outcomes in older patients with asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap syndrome
    Juan Juan Fu
    Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, N S W, Australia
    Respiration 87:63-74. 2014
    ..Objective: To examine the prognosis of OADs and to identify potential determinants for longitudinal changes in clinical outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Asthma in older adults
    Peter G Gibson
    School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Lancet 376:803-13. 2010
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  12. pmc Multidimensional assessment and tailored interventions for COPD: respiratory utopia or common sense?
    Vanessa M McDonald
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Thorax 68:691-4. 2013
    ..The rising disease burden from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requires new approaches...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of omalizumab in a severe asthma clinic
    Peter G Gibson
    Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Respirology 12:S35-44; discussion S45-7. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Asthma control: how it can be best assessed?
    Juan Juan Fu
    aRespiratory Group, Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China bPriority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, School of Health and Medicine cSchool of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle dDepartment of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton Heights, New South Wales, Australia
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 20:1-7. 2014
    ..This review summarizes recent published data relating to asthma control and describes the challenges created by currently available instruments...