M J Leach

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Barriers to conducting randomised controlled trials: lessons learnt from the Horsechestnut & Venous Leg Ulcer Trial (HAVLUT)
    Matthew J Leach
    University of South Australia, and Royal District Nursing Service, South Australia
    Contemp Nurse 15:37-47. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapport: a key to treatment success
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000, South Australia
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:262-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A critical review of natural therapies in wound management
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:36-40, 42, 44-6 passim. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Wound management: using Levine's conservation model to guide practice
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000
    Ostomy Wound Manage 52:74-80. 2006
  5. pmc The Diabetes Care Project: an Australian multicentre, cluster randomised controlled trial [study protocol]
    Matthew J Leach
    McKinsey and Company, Level 35, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1212. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Profile of the complementary and alternative medicine workforce across Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United States and United Kingdom
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 21:364-78. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptoms
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD007244. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Cinnamon for diabetes mellitus
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD007170. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Evidence-Based practice Attitude and utilization SurvEy for complementary and alternative medicine practitioners
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:792-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Are clinical practical guidelines (CPGs) useful for health services and health workforce planning? A critique of diabetes CPGs
    M J Leach
    Health Economics and Social Policy Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Diabet Med 27:570-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Barriers to conducting randomised controlled trials: lessons learnt from the Horsechestnut & Venous Leg Ulcer Trial (HAVLUT)
    Matthew J Leach
    University of South Australia, and Royal District Nursing Service, South Australia
    Contemp Nurse 15:37-47. 2003
    ..These obstacles, together with strategies to prevent and overcome them, are detailed throughout this article, and are aimed at ameliorating the future design and conduct of RCTs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapport: a key to treatment success
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000, South Australia
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:262-5. 2005
    ..Strategies that practitioners can employ to facilitate the development of good patient rapport are also discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint A critical review of natural therapies in wound management
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:36-40, 42, 44-6 passim. 2004
    ..Consequently, clinical research is needed to examine these therapies to address the escalating incidence of chronic wounds in a climate of increasing healthcare costs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Wound management: using Levine's conservation model to guide practice
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000
    Ostomy Wound Manage 52:74-80. 2006
    ..Understanding how Levine's model can improve patient care is further elucidated by discussing each of the principles in relation to wound management...
  5. pmc The Diabetes Care Project: an Australian multicentre, cluster randomised controlled trial [study protocol]
    Matthew J Leach
    McKinsey and Company, Level 35, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1212. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Profile of the complementary and alternative medicine workforce across Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United States and United Kingdom
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 21:364-78. 2013
    ..Despite the expressed demand for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) services in developed countries, little is known about the CAM workforce in terms of supply and composition...
  7. doi request reprint Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptoms
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD007244. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Cinnamon for diabetes mellitus
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD007170. 2012
    ..Several animal studies show that cinnamon may be effective in improving glycaemic control. While these effects have been explored in humans also, findings from these studies have not yet been systematically reviewed...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Evidence-Based practice Attitude and utilization SurvEy for complementary and alternative medicine practitioners
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:792-8. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Are clinical practical guidelines (CPGs) useful for health services and health workforce planning? A critique of diabetes CPGs
    M J Leach
    Health Economics and Social Policy Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Diabet Med 27:570-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to ascertain whether CPGs are useful for health service and health workforce planning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lost opportunities with Australia's health workforce?
    Matthew J Leach
    Health Economics and Policy Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:167-72. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Are complementary medicine practitioners implementing evidence based practice?
    Matthew J Leach
    Health Economics and Social Policy Group, Sansom Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 19:128-36. 2011
    ..While there are concerns that many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners may be cautious about embracing such an approach, no studies to date have effectively tested this assumption...
  13. pmc An evidence-based health workforce model for primary and community care
    Leonie Segal
    Health Economics and Social Policy Group, Sansom Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Implement Sci 6:93. 2011
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  14. pmc Patient attributes warranting consideration in clinical practice guidelines, health workforce planning and policy
    Matthew J Leach
    Health Economics and Social Policy Group, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:221. 2011
    ..These were incorporated into a new conceptual framework; using diabetes mellitus as an exemplar...
  15. doi request reprint Planning: a necessary step in clinical care
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:1728-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to highlight the significance of care planning and to encourage the integration of a consistent and systematic planning process into nursing practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gymnema sylvestre for diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide, South Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:977-83. 2007
    ..The findings of such a review are presented in this paper...
  17. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the evaluation of clinical practice
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:70-4. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of venous ulceration
    M J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide
    J Wound Care 15:159-67. 2006
    ..To evaluate the clinical efficacy of orally administered horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of venous leg ulcers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Using horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of venous leg ulcers: a cost-benefit analysis
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide, South Australia 5000
    Ostomy Wound Manage 52:68-70, 72-4, 76-8. 2006
    ..Further study of this treatment modality is warranted...
  20. ncbi request reprint Making sense of the venous leg ulcer debate: a literature review
    M J Leach
    Royal District Nursing Service SA, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Wound Care 13:52-6. 2004
    ..Treating them is expensive, with many hidden costs. As understanding of the causes and development of this condition improves, debate over the best treatments or treatment combinations is growing...
  21. ncbi request reprint The clinical feasibility of natural medicine, venotonic therapy and horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of venous leg ulceration: a descriptive survey
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace Adelaide, South Australia 5162, Australia
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 10:97-109. 2004
    ..An extract believed to promote VLU healing is Horsechestnut Seed Extract (HCSE)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Public, nurse and medical practitioner attitude and practice of natural medicine
    Matthew J Leach
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, North Terrace, 5000, Adelaide, Australia
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 10:13-21. 2004
    ..Hence, in a critical review of recent studies, the utilisation of natural therapies and the attitudes of nurses, medical practitioners and the public toward natural medicine are explored...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice: a framework for clinical practice and research design
    Matthew J Leach
    Program Director, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 12:248-51. 2006
    ..Despite the many advantages of EBP, many practitioners remain cautious about embracing the model. Part of this opposition is due to a misunderstanding of EBP, which this paper aims to address...