J Furler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Can primary care team-based transition to insulin improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: the stepping up to insulin cluster randomized controlled trial protocol
    John S Furler
    General Practice and Primary Healthcare Academic Center, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Implement Sci 9:20. 2014
  2. 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
  3. pmc The "cost" of treating to target: cross-sectional analysis of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes in Australian general practice
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:32. 2013
  4. pmc Participant demographics reported in "Table 1" of randomised controlled trials: a case of "inverse evidence"?
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:14. 2012
  5. pmc Patient Engagement and Coaching for Health: The PEACH study--a cluster randomised controlled trial using the telephone to coach people with type 2 diabetes to engage with their GPs to improve diabetes care: a study protocol
    Doris Young
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 8:20. 2007
  6. pmc Quit in general practice: a cluster randomised trial of enhanced in-practice support for smoking cessation
    Nicholas Zwar
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 11:59. 2010
  7. pmc The emotional context of self-management in chronic illness: A qualitative study of the role of health professional support in the self-management of type 2 diabetes
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:214. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental health - cultural competence
    John Furler
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 39:206-8. 2010
  9. pmc The ethics of everyday practice in primary medical care: responding to social health inequities
    John S Furler
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC Australia 3053
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 5:6. 2010
  10. pmc Managing depression among ethnic communities: a qualitative study
    John Furler
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Ann Fam Med 8:231-6. 2010

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Can primary care team-based transition to insulin improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: the stepping up to insulin cluster randomized controlled trial protocol
    John S Furler
    General Practice and Primary Healthcare Academic Center, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Implement Sci 9:20. 2014
    ..Pilot work suggests the model facilitates integration of the technical work of insulin initiation within ongoing generalist care...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc The "cost" of treating to target: cross-sectional analysis of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes in Australian general practice
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:32. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Participant demographics reported in "Table 1" of randomised controlled trials: a case of "inverse evidence"?
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:14. 2012
    ..We explored how this is documented in reports of RCTs in four major general medical journals...
  5. pmc Patient Engagement and Coaching for Health: The PEACH study--a cluster randomised controlled trial using the telephone to coach people with type 2 diabetes to engage with their GPs to improve diabetes care: a study protocol
    Doris Young
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 8:20. 2007
    ..This paper describes our study protocol, which aims to test whether goal focused telephone coaching in T2D can improve diabetes control and reduce the treatment gap between guideline based standards and actual clinical practice...
  6. pmc Quit in general practice: a cluster randomised trial of enhanced in-practice support for smoking cessation
    Nicholas Zwar
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 11:59. 2010
    ..This study will test the uptake and effectiveness of a flexible package of smoking cessation support provided primarily by the practice nurse (PN) and tailored to meet the needs of a diversity of patients...
  7. pmc The emotional context of self-management in chronic illness: A qualitative study of the role of health professional support in the self-management of type 2 diabetes
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:214. 2008
    ..This study explores the perceptions of people with type 2 diabetes about their self-management strategies and how relationships with health professionals may support this...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental health - cultural competence
    John Furler
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 39:206-8. 2010
    ..Depression, and its associated anxiety, is very common in the community and frequently managed in general practice. Yet it remains a problematic concept. Differing views of depression influence both clinical practice and research...
  9. pmc The ethics of everyday practice in primary medical care: responding to social health inequities
    John S Furler
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC Australia 3053
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 5:6. 2010
    ..This paper draws on a study that explored how doctors and their professional associations ought to respond to the issue of social health inequities...
  10. pmc Managing depression among ethnic communities: a qualitative study
    John Furler
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Ann Fam Med 8:231-6. 2010
    ..This study explores the complexities of this work through a study of how family physicians experience working with different ethnic minority communities in recognizing, understanding, and caring for patients with depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint Insulin in general practice - barriers and enablers for timely initiation
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 40:617-21. 2011
    ..However, initiating insulin is often delayed in general practice. This study explores barriers and enablers to insulin initiation in general practice...
  12. pmc Leaders, leadership and future primary care clinical research
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 9:52. 2008
    ..To meet the increasing demands being made of it, primary care needs its own thriving research culture and knowledge base...
  13. pmc Health inequalities, physician citizens and professional medical associations: an Australian case study
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med 5:23. 2007
    ..Our aim was to explore the usefulness of Gruen's model of physician responsibility in defining how professional medical colleges and associations should lead the profession in responding to socioeconomic health inequalities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevention and socioeconomic disadvantage
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 34:821-4. 2005
    ..in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, suggesting that preventive activity may be particularly important for these groups; but what does that mean for general practitioners working with individual patients in their practice?..
  15. ncbi request reprint Social determinants of health and health inequalities: what role for general practice?
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 17:264-5. 2006
    ..Debating and reflecting on the values underpinning relations between GP and patient may help challenge and illuminate wider inequitable processes in society that sustain inequalities in health...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do divisions of general practice have a role in and the capacity to tackle health inequalities?
    J Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 31:681-3. 2002
    ..Any focus on health outcomes needs to consider what general practice and Divisions can do to reduce inequalities in health outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities in general practice
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:47-50. 2003
    ..Divisions are important to this work. The profession also has an important role in advocating on behalf of disadvantaged communities, and joining with other health workers and professions in doing so...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomised control trial of a self-management program for people with a chronic illness from Vietnamese, Chinese, Italian and Greek backgrounds
    Hal Swerissen
    Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 64:360-8. 2006
    ..This study investigated the effectiveness of the Chronic Disease Self-management Program (CDSMP) when delivered to for people from Vietnamese, Chinese, Italian and Greek backgrounds living in Victoria, Australia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient social and economic circumstances--GP perceptions and their influence on management
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 34:189-92. 2005
    ..Socioeconomic status (SES) is a major determinant of health. There is little research on if or how general practitioners assess this in individual patients and use it in their clinical practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Primary care funding and organisational policy options and implications: a narrative review of evidence from five comparator countries
    Lucio Naccarella
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S73-6. 2008
    ..To review innovative models of primary care in different countries in order to identify potential mechanisms for reforming primary care policy in Australia...
  21. doi request reprint Negotiations of distress between East Timorese and Vietnamese refugees and their family doctors in Melbourne
    Renata Kokanovic
    Department of Sociology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Sociol Health Illn 32:511-27. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint The politics of conducting research on depression in a cross-cultural context
    Renata Kokanovic
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Qual Health Res 19:708-17. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: position statement on lipid management--2005
    Andrew Tonkin
    Heart Lung Circ 14:275-91. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint How can primary care increase equity in health?
    Mark Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    N S W Public Health Bull 13:35-8. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint UK health inequalities: the class system is alive and well
    John Furler
    Med J Aust 181:583-4. 2004