R J Adams

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Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Improving health outcomes with better patient understanding and education
    Robert John Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, The University of Adelaide, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 3:61-72. 2010
  2. pmc Oral complementary medicine and alternative practitioner use varies across chronic conditions and attitudes to risk
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory
    Clin Epidemiol 2:251-60. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Projected future trends of hospital service use for selected obesity-related conditions
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:71-142. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Investigating obstructive sleep apnoea: will the health system have the capacity to cope? A population study
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:424-9. 2012
  5. pmc Associations of physical and mental health problems with chronic cough in a representative population cohort
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, 5011, Australia
    Cough 5:10. 2009
  6. pmc Short sleep duration and obesity among Australian children
    Zumin Shi
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, Department of Health, South Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:609. 2010
  7. pmc Do people with risky behaviours participate in biomedical cohort studies?
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:11. 2006
  8. pmc Multimorbidity - not just an older person's issue. Results from an Australian biomedical study
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies, South Australian Department of Health, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:718. 2010
  9. pmc "I know I have arthritis but I don't know what type". Understanding and knowledge of this chronic condition
    Tiffany K Gill
    Population Research and Outcomes Studies Unit, SA Health, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:174. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with low functional health literacy in an Australian population
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, and Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:530-4. 2009

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Publications31

  1. pmc Improving health outcomes with better patient understanding and education
    Robert John Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, The University of Adelaide, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 3:61-72. 2010
    ..Thirdly, better means of evaluating the impact of programs on public health is needed. The Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation and Maintenance (RE-AIM) framework has been promoted as one such potential approach...
  2. pmc Oral complementary medicine and alternative practitioner use varies across chronic conditions and attitudes to risk
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory
    Clin Epidemiol 2:251-60. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Projected future trends of hospital service use for selected obesity-related conditions
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:71-142. 2008
    ..The consequences of not acting, or acting ineffectively, are high and constitute a serious threat to future public health. ..
  4. doi request reprint Investigating obstructive sleep apnoea: will the health system have the capacity to cope? A population study
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:424-9. 2012
    ..To obtain prevalence estimates of clinical features of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and identify the dimensions of the public health problem requiring further investigation for an Australian population...
  5. pmc Associations of physical and mental health problems with chronic cough in a representative population cohort
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, 5011, Australia
    Cough 5:10. 2009
    ..Attention to cough is indicated in patients with obesity, psychological symptoms or smokers. Inquiring about cough in those with mental health problems may identify reversible morbidity...
  6. pmc Short sleep duration and obesity among Australian children
    Zumin Shi
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, Department of Health, South Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:609. 2010
    ..There is limited information on sleep duration and obesity among Australian children. The objective of the study is to cross-sectionally examine the relationship between sleep duration and obesity in Australian children aged 5 to 15 years...
  7. pmc Do people with risky behaviours participate in biomedical cohort studies?
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:11. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Multimorbidity - not just an older person's issue. Results from an Australian biomedical study
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies, South Australian Department of Health, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:718. 2010
    ..This research assessed multimorbidity across a range of ages so that planners are informed and appropriate prevention programs, management strategies and health service/health care planning can be implemented...
  9. pmc "I know I have arthritis but I don't know what type". Understanding and knowledge of this chronic condition
    Tiffany K Gill
    Population Research and Outcomes Studies Unit, SA Health, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:174. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with low functional health literacy in an Australian population
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, and Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:530-4. 2009
    ..To measure the level of functional health literacy (FHL) in an Australian population, and to explore the level of risk associated with level of FHL...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering therapy and the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme: a population study
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville South, Adelaide, SA 5011
    Aust Health Rev 33:325-33. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the use of LLT in a representative Australian population in relation to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and the effectiveness of the therapy in meeting target levels...
  12. pmc Cause for concern in the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications in the community--a population-based study
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:70. 2011
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reported adverse events in health care that cause harm: a population-based survey
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:484-8. 2009
    ..To identify the incidence of self-reported harmful adverse events in the health care of community-dwelling adults, and to examine attitudes about safety in the health system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health literacy--a new concept for general practice?
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 38:144-7. 2009
    ..Health literacy is the ability to understand and interpret the meaning of health information in written, spoken or digital form and how this motivates people to embrace or disregard actions relating to health...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of area deprivation on health risks and outcomes: a multilevel, cross-sectional, Australian population study
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA, 5011, Australia
    Int J Public Health 54:183-92. 2009
    ..Our aim was to examine the effect of local area socio-economic disadvantage after accounting for individual socio-economic status (SES), and to determine if these differ between various health and risk factor variables...
  16. ncbi request reprint Independent association of HbA(1c) and incident cardiovascular disease in people without diabetes
    Robert J Adams
    University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:559-63. 2009
    ..Unlike previous studies, this relationship was not substantially attenuated by other traditional risk factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of an asthma quality of life scale using item-response theory
    Robert Adams
    The Health Observatory, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia
    Respirology 10:587-93. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the usefulness of an alternative method of scoring questionnaires, item-response theory (IRT), for the clinical interpretation of a modified version of the Marks Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (MAQLQ-M)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of the physician's participatory style in asthma outcomes and patient satisfaction
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:263-71. 2001
    ..To identify factors associated with asthma patients' perceptions of the propensity of pulmonologists to involve them in treatment decision-making, and its association with asthma outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint Untreated hypertension: prevalence and patient factors and beliefs associated with under-treatment in a population sample
    S L Appleton
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 27:453-62. 2013
    ..44, 95% confidence interval=4.52-9.17). Novel screening strategies and public health messages to address beliefs and perceptions of both patients and the health system are required to identify untreated, at-risk hypertensive individuals...
  20. pmc Factors associated with hospital admissions and repeat emergency department visits for adults with asthma
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Thorax 55:566-73. 2000
    ....
  21. pmc Patient preferences for autonomy in decision making in asthma management
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    Thorax 56:126-32. 2001
    ..This has implications for asthma action plans and design of self-management programmes...
  22. ncbi request reprint A South Australian population survey of the ownership of asthma action plans
    R E Ruffin
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 171:348-51. 1999
    ..To examine the relationships between ownership of written asthma action plans, asthma morbidity, use of devices, and patients' perceptions of their asthma management...
  23. pmc Psychological factors and asthma quality of life: a population based study
    R J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Thorax 59:930-5. 2004
    ..A study was undertaken of the prevalence of psychological distress in asthma in the general population and its associations with quality of life...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validity of a modified version of the Marks Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia
    J Asthma 37:131-43. 2000
    ..58) and repeated emergency department visits (OR = 0.47). The MAQLQ-M is a highly valid measure of asthma-related quality of life...
  25. doi request reprint Using the Short Form-36 mental summary score as an indicator of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary heart disease
    Rosanna Tavella
    Cardiology Research Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Adelaide, 28 Woodville Rd, Woodville South, 5011 Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Qual Life Res 19:1105-13. 2010
    ..The study aimed to define a threshold value on the Short Form-36 (SF-36) mental component summary score (MCS) that identified depressed cardiac patients as measured by the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Difficulties identifying and targeting COPD and population-attributable risk of smoking for COPD: a population study
    David Wilson
    Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Adelaide, South Australia 5011
    Chest 128:2035-42. 2005
    ..These studies, lacking in the COPD literature, are necessary research in support of public health initiatives for COPD. In this representative population study, we also assessed the PAR for current and ex-smokers...
  27. pmc Underdiagnosed asthma in South Australia
    R J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Adelaide, Woodville, South Australia
    Thorax 58:846-50. 2003
    ..The prevalence of undiagnosed asthma in the general population and the clinical and demographic characteristics of these patients compared with those with diagnosed asthma are unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of peak-flow and symptom-based action plans in adults with moderate-to-severe asthma
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA, Australia
    Respirology 6:297-304. 2001
    ..It remains unclear if there is an advantage in using PFM in people with moderate-to severe asthma who are not poor perceivers of bronchoconstriction...
  29. doi request reprint New Australian population scoring coefficients for the old version of the SF-36 and SF-12 health status questionnaires
    Graeme Tucker
    Department of Health, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Qual Life Res 19:1069-76. 2010
    ..Further, to provide SF-12 scoring algorithms similarly based on structural equation modelling...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sustained improvements in dyspnea and pulmonary function 3 to 5 years after lung volume reduction surgery
    Sarah Appleton
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA, Australia
    Chest 123:1838-46. 2003
    ..5 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for prevention of stroke in patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Council on Stroke: co-sponsored by the Council on C
    Ralph L Sacco
    Stroke 37:577-617. 2006
    ....