Mark R Nelson

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Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The mummy's curse: historical cohort study
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran 3181, Australia
    BMJ 325:1482-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure devices - research supports their use in general practice
    Mark Nelson
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:131. 2011
  3. pmc Factors associated with initiation and exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge: late preterm compared to 37 week gestation mother and infant cohort
    Jennifer Ayton
    School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 7:16. 2012
  4. pmc Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study
    Julia A E Walters
    University of Tasmania, MS1 UTAS, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:55. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: new guidelines, technologies and therapies
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:606-10. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A score for the prediction of cardiovascular events in the hypertensive aged
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 25:190-4. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported adherence with medication and cardiovascular disease outcomes in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2)
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:487-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Cluster-randomized controlled trial of oscillometric vs. manual sphygmomanometer for blood pressure management in primary care (CRAB)
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 22:598-603. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint From research and guidelines to the consultation: five ways to improve blood pressure management in clinical practice
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:111-2. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of increasing frequency of herpes zoster management in Australian general practice since the introduction of a varicella vaccine
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:110-3. 2010

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Publications41

  1. pmc The mummy's curse: historical cohort study
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran 3181, Australia
    BMJ 325:1482-4. 2002
    ..To examine survival of individuals exposed to the "mummy's curse" reputedly associated with the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamen in Luxor, Egypt, between February 1923 and November 1926...
  2. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure devices - research supports their use in general practice
    Mark Nelson
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:131. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Factors associated with initiation and exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge: late preterm compared to 37 week gestation mother and infant cohort
    Jennifer Ayton
    School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 7:16. 2012
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  4. pmc Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study
    Julia A E Walters
    University of Tasmania, MS1 UTAS, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:55. 2012
    ..This qualitative study investigated health behaviour changes adopted by participants with moderate or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recruited to a randomised controlled study of telephone-delivered health-mentoring...
  5. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: new guidelines, technologies and therapies
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:606-10. 2013
    ..BP measurements taken using an oscillometric device can be used to approximate mean daytime ambulatory BP...
  6. doi request reprint A score for the prediction of cardiovascular events in the hypertensive aged
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 25:190-4. 2012
    ..Our aim was to develop a cardiovascular risk equation suitable for risk prediction in elderly, hypertensive populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported adherence with medication and cardiovascular disease outcomes in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2)
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:487-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether responses to a previously validated four-item medication adherence questionnaire were associated with adverse cardiovascular events...
  8. doi request reprint Cluster-randomized controlled trial of oscillometric vs. manual sphygmomanometer for blood pressure management in primary care (CRAB)
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 22:598-603. 2009
    ..CRAB was a cluster-randomized controlled trial in 24 family practices in Tasmania, Australia, which aimed to determine the effect of an oscillometric device on BP management...
  9. ncbi request reprint From research and guidelines to the consultation: five ways to improve blood pressure management in clinical practice
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:111-2. 2009
    ..How you can use the evidence to improve your patients' outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of increasing frequency of herpes zoster management in Australian general practice since the introduction of a varicella vaccine
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:110-3. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Secondary prevention of CHD
    Mark R Nelson
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 34:433-40. 2005
    ..It is considered essentially preventable. Risk of future events is highest in those who already have manifest disease (secondary prevention) and hence are likely to benefit from aggressive therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of failure to initiate randomized treatment in a large trial of antihypertensive drug therapy in the aged
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 18:885-8. 2005
    ....
  13. pmc Epidemiological modelling of routine use of low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke in those aged > or =70
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    BMJ 330:1306. 2005
    ..To investigate the routine use of low dose aspirin in people aged > or = 70 without overt cardiovascular disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of conducting a primary prevention trial of low-dose aspirin for major adverse cardiovascular events in older people in Australia: results from the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) pilot study
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:105-9. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility of performing a large clinical trial of the use of aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older participants--the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) trial...
  15. ncbi request reprint PORRIGE - a cohort study of general practice registrars
    Mark Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:138-41. 2011
    ..This study was designed to investigate which registrar characteristics were associated with retention in the field of general practice (and in the region of training)...
  16. doi request reprint Prediction of cardiovascular events in subjects in the second Australian National Blood Pressure study
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Hypertension 56:44-8. 2010
    ..Recalibration analyses showed that it would be inappropriate to apply the risk equations to the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study population. New risk equations for CVD events in the hypertensive aged are needed...
  17. pmc Psychosocial factors in adults with chronic kidney disease: characteristics of pilot participants in the Tasmanian Chronic Kidney Disease study
    Charlotte M McKercher
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    BMC Nephrol 14:83. 2013
    ..This paper describes the recruitment, baseline characteristics and initial follow-up of pilot participants...
  18. doi request reprint Systolic blood pressure variability is an important predictor of cardiovascular outcomes in elderly hypertensive patients
    Enayet K Chowdhury
    aCentre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne bDepartment of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide cMenzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Hypertens 32:525-33. 2014
    ..We investigated whether there is a relationship between visit-to-visit SBP variability and cardiovascular events in an elderly population, and identified the factors associated with increased SBP variability...
  19. doi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness practice on medical student stress levels
    Emma Warnecke
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Med Educ 45:381-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine whether the practice of mindfulness reduces the level of stress experienced by senior medical students...
  20. ncbi request reprint Identifying the health and mental health information needs of people with coronary heart disease, with and without depression
    Ciaran Pier
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S142-4. 2008
    ..To identify the health and mental health information needs of people with coronary heart disease (CHD), with and without comorbid depression...
  21. pmc Predictors of normotension on withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in elderly patients: prospective study in second Australian national blood pressure study cohort
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran 3181, Australia
    BMJ 325:815. 2002
    ..To identify simple long term predictors of maintenance of normotension after withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in elderly patients in general practice...
  22. ncbi request reprint Australians at risk: management of cardiovascular risk factors in the REACH Registry
    Christopher Reid
    NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 17:114-8. 2008
    ..However little is known of the translation of evidence into clinical practice in terms of current management practice and risk factor control in high-risk patients in Australia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Short-term predictors of maintenance of normotension after withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in the second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2)
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 16:39-45. 2003
    ..The identification of simple predictors would assist the family physician to select who may or may not have their medication ceased...
  24. ncbi request reprint Research in the aged
    Mark R Nelson
    Aust Fam Physician 33:773. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing family physician adherence to hypertension treatment guideline recommendations on the initiation of pharmacotherapy: questionnaire survey
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 3:437-41. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factor control in Australia: current status and implications for the future
    Christopher M Reid
    Aust Fam Physician 34:405-6. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease risk prediction by general practitioners in Victoria
    Anna Peeters
    Med J Aust 180:252. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Managing 'metabolic syndrome' and multiple risk factors
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 33:201-5. 2004
    ..This syndrome is associated with both insulin resistance and behaviourally modifiable risk factors such as smoking, physical activity and unhealthy diet...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is primary care research a lost cause?
    Mark R Nelson
    Aust Fam Physician 32:488. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease--impact of guidelines on GP management
    Catherine N Kirby
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, East Bentleigh, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 37:73-7. 2008
    ..This program examined the impact of clinical guidelines and a 3 year self audit process on general practitioners' diagnosis and management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint The verdict from ALLHAT
    Mark R Nelson
    Med J Aust 178:304. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint The JNC 7 hypertension guidelines
    Mark R Nelson
    JAMA 290:1312; author reply 1314-5. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Public funding of large-scale clinical trials in Australia
    John J McNeil
    Med J Aust 179:519-20. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Is egg hypersensitivity a contraindication to influenza vaccine?
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:932. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Lessons from early large-scale adoption of celecoxib and rofecoxib by Australian general practitioners
    Mark R Nelson
    Med J Aust 180:140. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint What's new in research that should change the way we detect and treat hypertension?
    Mark R Nelson
    Aust Fam Physician 33:949, 954. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint COX-2 inhibitors: exemplars of the drug-safety conundrum
    Mark R Nelson
    Med J Aust 182:262-3. 2005
    ..Using clinical trials to assess long-term drug safety is problematic; in Australia, simple data linkage based on Medicare numbers may provide useful monitoring information...
  38. pmc Interpretation of screening test results: best performers have the most to learn
    Mark R Nelson
    BMJ 333:397. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Implementing a research governance framework for clinical and public health research
    Stephanie J Poustie
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia stephanie poustieATbigpond com
    Med J Aust 185:623-6. 2006
    ..The need for participant confidentiality, privacy and data security was found to be understood, and adhered to widely by all researchers. An evaluation of the effect of audit on researchers found that the process was well accepted...
  40. ncbi request reprint The safety of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for the treatment of HIV infection in adults: the first 4 years
    Mark R Nelson
    Department of HIV and Genitourinary Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London, UK
    AIDS 21:1273-81. 2007
    ..To characterize the safety profile of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (DF) for the treatment of HIV infection in adults over the first 4 years of use...
  41. ncbi request reprint Virological suppression at 6 months is related to choice of initial regimen in antiretroviral-naive patients: a cohort study
    Gail V Matthews
    Department of HIV Medicine, Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    AIDS 16:53-61. 2002
    ....