E Comino

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Validating self-report of diabetes use by participants in the 45 and up study: a record linkage study
    Elizabeth Jean Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:481. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A preliminary study of the relationship between general practice care and hospitalisation using a diabetes register, CARDIAB
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:210-7. 2013
  3. pmc A systematic review of interventions to enhance access to best practice primary health care for chronic disease management, prevention and episodic care
    Elizabeth Jean Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:415. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Detection of type 2 diabetes: what role for associated risk and protective factors and socioeconomic status?
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Level 3 AGSM Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:349-55. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for pregnancy outcomes for urban Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal mothers and infants: the Gudaga cohort
    Elizabeth Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2132, Australia
    Matern Child Health J 16:569-78. 2012
  6. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of nurse and GP partnership for care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicholas Zwar
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 8:8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The National Health Survey 2001: usefulness to inform a discussion on access to and use of quality primary health care using type 2 diabetes mellitus as an example
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:496-506. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The Macarthur GP After-hours Service: a model of after-hours care for Australia
    Elizabeth J Comino
    UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool, Sydney, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:223-30. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of Aboriginal infants at an urban hospital
    Elizabeth J Comino
    CHETRE, UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:623-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Research-related activities in community-based child health services
    Elizabeth J Comino
    University of New South Wales Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 63:266-75. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Validating self-report of diabetes use by participants in the 45 and up study: a record linkage study
    Elizabeth Jean Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:481. 2013
    ..The establishment of a linked data collection provided an opportunity to explore the accuracy and completeness of capture of information about diabetes in survey and administrative data collections...
  2. doi request reprint A preliminary study of the relationship between general practice care and hospitalisation using a diabetes register, CARDIAB
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:210-7. 2013
    ..Diabetes can be effectively managed in general practice (GP). This study used record linkage to explore associations between diabetes care in GP and hospitalisation...
  3. pmc A systematic review of interventions to enhance access to best practice primary health care for chronic disease management, prevention and episodic care
    Elizabeth Jean Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:415. 2012
    ..This systematic review examines effective strategies to enhance access to best practice processes of PHC in three domains: chronic disease management, prevention and episodic care...
  4. doi request reprint Detection of type 2 diabetes: what role for associated risk and protective factors and socioeconomic status?
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Level 3 AGSM Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:349-55. 2012
    ..This study explored associations between demographic, socioeconomic, behavioural risk, and health factors (study factors) and detection of type 2 diabetes...
  5. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for pregnancy outcomes for urban Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal mothers and infants: the Gudaga cohort
    Elizabeth Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2132, Australia
    Matern Child Health J 16:569-78. 2012
    ..Maternal vulnerability had a cumulative impact on birthweight. A causal pathway analysis demonstrated the associations between risk factors...
  6. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of nurse and GP partnership for care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicholas Zwar
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 8:8. 2008
    ..The aim is to determine the impact of this partnership on the quality of care and patient outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint The National Health Survey 2001: usefulness to inform a discussion on access to and use of quality primary health care using type 2 diabetes mellitus as an example
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:496-506. 2006
    ..This paper explores the usefulness of the 2001 Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey (2001 NHS) for examining access to and use of quality primary health care (PHC) in Australia, using diabetes as an example...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Macarthur GP After-hours Service: a model of after-hours care for Australia
    Elizabeth J Comino
    UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool, Sydney, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:223-30. 2007
    ..The Macarthur GP After-hours Service (MGPAS) was established to streamline the provision of after-hours medical care in an outer-urban community. This paper reports on a process evaluation of the MGPAS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of Aboriginal infants at an urban hospital
    Elizabeth J Comino
    CHETRE, UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:623-6. 2007
    ..This study explored the accuracy of identification of Aboriginal infants at an urban hospital...
  10. doi request reprint Research-related activities in community-based child health services
    Elizabeth J Comino
    University of New South Wales Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 63:266-75. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to describe current research-related activities within community-based child health services in a large urban health service...
  11. doi request reprint The Gudaga Study: establishing an Aboriginal birth cohort in an urban community
    Elizabeth Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S9-17. 2010
    ..The Study describes the health, development, and services use of Aboriginal infants and their mothers. The research team works closely with the local Aboriginal community to implement the research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Using population health surveys to provide information on access to and use of quality primary health care
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:485-95. 2006
    ..This research explores the utility of population health surveys to address questions relating to access to and use of PHC, using diabetes as an example...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal and Infant Services: examination of access in a culturally diverse community
    E J Comino
    Centre for Health, Equity, Training, Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:95-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate access of resident immigrant families from a non-English speaking background to Maternal and Infant Services operated by Community Health Services in south-western Sydney...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, detection and management of anxiety and depressive symptoms in unemployed patients attending general practitioners
    E J Comino
    Department of General Practice, Fairfield Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:107-13. 2000
    ..This study examined the detection and management of anxiety and depressive symptoms among unemployed patients attending general practitioners (GPs)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changing approaches to asthma management in Australia: effects on asthma morbidity
    E Comino
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drugs 61:1289-300. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Management of children after presenting to hospital with acute asthma but not requiring admission
    E Comino
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 31:494-6. 2002
    ..To examine the treatment of asthma in children aged 4-15 years in the 12 months following presentation to hospital with acute asthma but not requiring admission...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between mental health disorders and unemployment status in Australian adults
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity, Training, Research, and Evaluation, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:230-5. 2003
    ..To compare the prevalence of anxiety and affective disorders among employed and unemployed patients and to compare the type of treatment received between the two groups for these disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perception of body size in the Tongan community: differences from and similarities to an Australian sample
    P Craig
    Department of Endocrinology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:1288-94. 1999
    ..Attempts to address this major health issue would be assisted by a realistic concept of current and preferred body sizes. In this study, body size perception in Tongans was compared with that of Australians...
  19. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the enhanced primary care items requires ongoing education and evaluation
    T Blakeman
    Department of General Practice, South West Sydney Area Health Service, School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 30:75-7. 2001
    ..Evaluation of the EPC items needs to be an integral part of the implementation process...
  20. ncbi request reprint General practitioner views on barriers and facilitators to implementation of the Asthma 3+ Visit Plan
    Nicholas A Zwar
    General Practice Unit, Fairfield Hospital, PO Box 5, Fairfield, NSW 1860
    Med J Aust 183:64-7. 2005
    ..This study aimed to identify factors associated with uptake of the plan by general practitioners, and their views on barriers and facilitators to implementation of the plan...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in community nursing in Australia: 1995-2000
    Lynn A Kemp
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 49:307-14. 2005
    ..This paper reports a study whose aim was to examine the congruence between community nurses' perceptions and the realities of changes in their work...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differences in body composition between Tongans and Australians: time to rethink the healthy weight ranges?
    P Craig
    Metabolism and Obesity Services, Department of Endocrinology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1806-14. 2001
    ..The prevalence of obesity varies considerably between countries when compared using the common international standard. This study investigated body size and body composition in Tongan and Australian Caucasian adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Do multidisciplinary care plans result in better care for patients with type 2 diabetes?
    Nicholas A Zwar
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, General Practice Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:85-9. 2007
    ..Previous research has focused on barriers to the uptake of care plans. This study examined the effect of multidisciplinary care plans on provision and outcome of care for patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint GPs' views of absolute cardiovascular risk and its role in primary prevention
    Donna Torley
    Department of General Practice, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 34:503-4, 507. 2005
    ..Absolute risk assessment tools have been disseminated to general practitioners, however current use and knowledge of this is approach among GPs is unknown...
  25. pmc Health benefits of Tai Chi for older patients with type 2 diabetes: the "Move It For Diabetes study"--a randomized controlled trial
    Tracey Tsang
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 2:429-39. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary care plans for diabetic patients: what do they contain?
    Sanjyot Vagholkar
    General Practice Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 36:279-82. 2007
    ..There has been little research into what is contained in care plans. This study investigated what general practitioners documented in care plans for their diabetic patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint What explains falling asthma mortality?
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Med J Aust 180:595. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Short-term effectiveness of bupropion for assisting smoking cessation in general practice
    Nicholas A Zwar
    Med J Aust 177:277-8. 2002