Richard H Osborne

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of laterally wedged insoles on symptoms and disease progression in medial knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:96. 2007
  2. pmc Efficacy and safety of vertebroplasty for treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a randomised controlled trial [ACTRN012605000079640]
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:156. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient education and self-management programs in arthritis
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Ground Floor West Wing, Charles Connibere Building, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:S23-6. 2004
  4. doi request reprint A critical look at the role of self-management for people with arthritis and other chronic diseases
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:224-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life related to oral versus subcutaneous iron chelation: a time trade-off study
    Richard H Osborne
    Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3050, Australia
    Value Health 10:451-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Does self-management lead to sustainable health benefits in people with arthritis? A 2-year transition study of 452 Australians
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:1112-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ): an outcomes and evaluation measure for patient education and self-management interventions for people with chronic conditions
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 66:192-201. 2007
  8. pmc Can a disease-specific education program augment self-management skills and improve Health-Related Quality of Life in people with hip or knee osteoarthritis?
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:90. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Change of perspective: a measurable and desired outcome of chronic disease self-management intervention programs that violates the premise of preintervention/postintervention assessment
    Richard H Osborne
    Arthritis Foundation of Victoria Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 55:458-65. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessment in the community-dwelling elderly: validation of the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) Instrument and comparison with the SF-36
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Charles Connibere Building, Ground Floor, West Wing, Parkville 3040, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:138-47. 2003

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. pmc Effects of laterally wedged insoles on symptoms and disease progression in medial knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:96. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Efficacy and safety of vertebroplasty for treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a randomised controlled trial [ACTRN012605000079640]
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:156. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient education and self-management programs in arthritis
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Ground Floor West Wing, Charles Connibere Building, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:S23-6. 2004
    ..Coordinated national delivery of patient education programs has the potential to improve healthcare and outcomes for people with arthritis...
  4. doi request reprint A critical look at the role of self-management for people with arthritis and other chronic diseases
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:224-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life related to oral versus subcutaneous iron chelation: a time trade-off study
    Richard H Osborne
    Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3050, Australia
    Value Health 10:451-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the utility associated with subcutaneous infusion (deferoxamine) compared with once-daily oral administration (deferasirox) of iron chelation therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does self-management lead to sustainable health benefits in people with arthritis? A 2-year transition study of 452 Australians
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:1112-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the Arthritis Self-Management Course (ASMC) when applied in a nationwide context...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ): an outcomes and evaluation measure for patient education and self-management interventions for people with chronic conditions
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 66:192-201. 2007
    ..The aim was to develop a user-friendly, relevant, and psychometrically sound instrument for the comprehensive evaluation of patient education programs, which can be applied across a broad range of chronic conditions...
  8. pmc Can a disease-specific education program augment self-management skills and improve Health-Related Quality of Life in people with hip or knee osteoarthritis?
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:90. 2006
    ..Additionally, limited cost-effectiveness analyses have been undertaken and the cost-utility of the program has not been explored...
  9. ncbi request reprint Change of perspective: a measurable and desired outcome of chronic disease self-management intervention programs that violates the premise of preintervention/postintervention assessment
    Richard H Osborne
    Arthritis Foundation of Victoria Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 55:458-65. 2006
    ..To determine if participants in chronic disease self-management courses have a change of perspective of their health status (a response shift), and if this is measurable with a paper-based questionnaire...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessment in the community-dwelling elderly: validation of the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) Instrument and comparison with the SF-36
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Charles Connibere Building, Ground Floor, West Wing, Parkville 3040, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:138-47. 2003
    ..Given these robust psychometric properties and the brevity of the scale, AQoL appears to be a suitable instrument for epidemiologic studies where HRQoL and utility data are required from elderly populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Immune function and adjustment style: do they predict survival in breast cancer?
    Richard H Osborne
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Psychooncology 13:199-210. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Age-specific norms and determinants of anxiety and depression in 731 women with breast cancer recruited through a population-based cancer registry
    R H Osborne
    Centre for Genetic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 39:755-62. 2003
    ..While brief scales such as the HADS are limited in their ability to accurately predict a clinical diagnosis, high scores identify those who may warrant referral for clinical evaluation...
  13. ncbi request reprint The value of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) for comparing women with early onset breast cancer with population-based reference women
    R H Osborne
    Centre for Genetic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Qual Life Res 13:191-206. 2004
    ..The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is frequently used in cancer studies, yet its utility for comparing people with cancer with people in the community is uncertain...
  14. ncbi request reprint The extent and breadth of benefits from participating in chronic disease self-management courses: a national patient-reported outcomes survey
    Sandra Nolte
    AFV Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 65:351-60. 2007
    ..To quantify the benefits that people receive from participating in self-management courses and identify subgroups that benefit most...
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of health-related quality of life, work status, and health care utilization and costs according to hip and knee joint disease severity: a national Australian study
    Ilana N Ackerman
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Phys Ther 93:889-99. 2013
    ..No population-based studies have investigated how the impact of hip and knee joint disease may vary with increasing severity...
  16. pmc Obesity and increased burden of hip and knee joint disease in Australia: results from a national survey
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:254. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc Magnitude and meaningfulness of change in SF-36 scores in four types of orthopedic surgery
    Lucy Busija
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the magnitude and meaningfulness of change and sensitivity of SF-36 subscales following orthopedic surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Tests of measurement invariance failed to support the application of the "then-test"
    Sandra Nolte
    Department of Medicine, AFV Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1173-80. 2009
    ....
  19. pmc Parsimonious and efficient assessment of health-related quality of life in osteoarthritis research: validation of the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument
    Kathryn Whitfield
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:19. 2006
    ..The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) utility instrument was psychometrically developed for the general population. This study aimed to explore its potential as an osteoarthritis (OA) outcome measure...
  20. doi request reprint Challenges in evaluating an Arthritis Self-Management Program for people with hip and knee osteoarthritis in real-world clinical settings
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 39:1047-55. 2012
    ..To evaluate the influence of a 6-week Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and self-management skills in clinical settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Severely compromised quality of life in women and those of lower socioeconomic status waiting for joint replacement surgery
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 53:653-8. 2005
    ..To determine health-related quality of life (HRQOL), psychological distress, physical function, and self efficacy in persons waiting for lower-limb joint replacement surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Enhancing patient engagement in chronic disease self-management support initiatives in Australia: the need for an integrated approach
    Joanne E Jordan
    AFV Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:S9-S13. 2008
    ..A coordinated approach is required in implementing these elements within existing and new health service models to enhance uptake and sustainability...
  23. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of transient joint symptoms, chronic joint symptoms, and arthritis: a population-based approach
    Lucy Busija
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1312-21. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Decline in Health-Related Quality of Life reported by more than half of those waiting for joint replacement surgery: a prospective cohort study
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:108. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The health literacy management scale (HeLMS): a measure of an individual's capacity to seek, understand and use health information within the healthcare setting
    Joanne E Jordan
    Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 91:228-35. 2013
    ..Health literacy refers to an individual's ability to seek, understand, and use health information. This paper describes the development and psychometric testing of the health literacy management scale (HeLMS)...
  26. doi request reprint Variation in age and physical status prior to total knee and hip replacement surgery: a comparison of centers in Australia and Europe
    Ilana N Ackerman
    The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:166-73. 2009
    ..To investigate whether variation exists in the preoperative age, pain, stiffness, and physical function of people undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) at several centers in Australia and Europe...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluating quality of life in hip and knee replacement: Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of Life short version instrument
    Ilana N Ackerman
    University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 55:583-90. 2006
    ..To evaluate the psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of Life short version instrument (WHOQOL-BREF), and to determine its responsiveness in assessing early outcome after total hip or knee replacement surgery...
  28. doi request reprint A grounded patient-centered approach generated the personal and societal burden of osteoarthritis model
    Lucy Busija
    Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, 7 East, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne VIC 3050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:994-1005. 2013
    ..To develop a conceptual model to describe the burden of osteoarthritis in individuals with this condition and on the broader community...
  29. pmc The grounded psychometric development and initial validation of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ)
    Richard H Osborne
    Public Health Innovation, Population Health Strategic Research Centre, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:658. 2013
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Systematic review showed measures of individual burden of osteoarthritis poorly capture the patient experience
    Lucy Busija
    Melbourne EpiCentre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:826-37. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the content of questionnaires used in the assessment of the individual burden of osteoarthritis...
  31. doi request reprint Up to a quarter of the Australian population may have suboptimal health literacy depending upon the measurement tool: results from a population-based survey
    Melissa N Barber
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Promot Int 24:252-61. 2009
    ..The health literacy measures we used, while moderately correlated, appear to measure different but related constructs and use different cut offs to indicate poor health literacy...
  32. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Influenza Intensity and Impact Questionnaire (FluiiQ™)
    Richard H Osborne
    Public Health Innovation, Population Health Strategic Research Centre, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Value Health 14:687-99. 2011
    ..Because there are limited high-quality adult influenza Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) measures, the aim was to develop and validate a simple but comprehensive questionnaire for epidemiological research and clinical trials...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of the pre-post and transition question assessments in a health education setting
    Joanne E Jordan
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:642-9. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Recurrent events counted in evaluations of predictive accuracy
    Terry P Haines
    The University of Melbourne, Peter James Centre, The University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital, c o Physiotherapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1155-61. 2006
    ..Variance estimates for these statistics are constructed by bootstrap resampling, taking into account event dependence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease self-management education programs: challenges ahead
    Joanne E Jordan
    Arthritis Foundation of Victoria Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:84-7. 2007
    ..Engagement of health care professionals and their endorsement of self-management activities is critical to success...
  36. doi request reprint Factors limiting participation in arthritis self-management programmes: an exploration of barriers and patient preferences within a randomized controlled trial
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:472-9. 2013
    ..To improve understanding of barriers to participation in community-based arthritis self-management programmes and patient preferences for self-management education...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal disorders: a population-based, public hospital system healthcare consumption approach
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology and Health Evaluation Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:2466-75. 2007
    ..To use a population-level, public-hospital approach to compare the prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal diseases (MSD) with other clinical specialties...
  38. doi request reprint Conceptualising health literacy from the patient perspective
    Joanne E Jordan
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne Grattan Street, Parkville Victoria, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 79:36-42. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to conceptualise health literacy from the patient perspective...
  39. ncbi request reprint The SF36 Version 2: critical analyses of population weights, scoring algorithms and population norms
    Graeme Hawthorne
    Department of Psychiatry, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Level 1 North, Main Building, Grattan St, Parkville, Vic, 3052, Australia
    Qual Life Res 16:661-73. 2007
    ..The SF36 Version 2 (SF36V2) is a revision of the SF36 Version 1, and is a widely used health status measure. It is important that guidelines for interpreting scores are available...
  40. doi request reprint Critical appraisal of health literacy indices revealed variable underlying constructs, narrow content and psychometric weaknesses
    Joanne E Jordan
    Department of Medicine, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:366-79. 2011
    ..A range of indices exist that purport to measure health literacy across individuals and populations. This study aimed to review the development and content of existing indices and to critically appraise their properties...
  41. doi request reprint Patient assessment of medication information leaflets and validation of the Evaluative Linguistic Framework (ELF)
    Di Hirsh
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 77:248-54. 2009
    ..To obtain patient feedback about the structure and quality of medication information leaflets and validate the usefulness of the Evaluative Linguistic Framework (ELF) for improving written communication with patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Can we reduce disease burden from osteoarthritis?
    Leonie Segal
    Health Economics Unit, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, PO Box 477, West Heidelberg, Melbourne, VIC 3081, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:S11-7. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Commentary on: A psychometric analysis of the measurement level of the rating scale, time trade-off, and standard gamble, by Cook et al
    Graeme Hawthorne
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 1, West Heidelberg, VIC 3081, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 56:895-7. 2003
  44. doi request reprint Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications
    Sabina Ciciriello
    Department of Rheumatology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD008416. 2013
    ..There is evidence, however, that current educational methods are not meeting consumer needs. Multimedia educational programs offer many potential advantages over traditional forms of education delivery...
  45. pmc Effectiveness of vertebroplasty using individual patient data from two randomised placebo controlled trials: meta-analysis
    Margaret P Staples
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 343:d3952. 2011
    ..To determine whether vertebroplasty is more effective than placebo for patients with pain of recent onset (≤ 6 weeks) or severe pain (score ≥ 8 on 0-10 numerical rating scale)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Role of age, sex, and obesity in the higher prevalence of arthritis among lower socioeconomic groups: a population-based survey
    Lucy Busija
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:553-61. 2007
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Designing choice experiments with many attributes. An application to setting priorities for orthopaedic waiting lists
    Julia Witt
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, 161 Barry Street, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Health Econ 18:681-96. 2009
    ..Blocked attribute designs may offer flexibility to researchers when it is not possible or desirable to reduce the number of attributes...
  48. doi request reprint An exercise and education program improves well-being of new mothers: a randomized controlled trial
    Emily Norman
    Allied Health Clinical Research, Eastern Health, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
    Phys Ther 90:348-55. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a physical therapy exercise and health care education program on the psychological well-being of new mothers...
  49. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis
    Lucy Busija
    Population Health and Macular Research Units, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:757-68. 2010
    ..To estimate the true burden of osteoarthritis involving the hips or knees, comprehensive accounting of all associated morbidity is required. The identification of modifiable risk factors for disease incidence and progression is needed...
  50. doi request reprint Adaptation and validation of the Japanese version of the Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ-J) for the evaluation of self-management education interventions
    Rie Morita
    Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita School of Nursing and Rehabilitation Science at Odawara, International University of Health and Welfare, Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan Public Health Innovation, Population Health Strategic Research Center, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Jpn J Nurs Sci 10:255-66. 2013
    ..The heiQ-J is likely to be a useful measure of the quality and impact of the SHC and return valuable data to clinicians and commissioners of health education in Japan. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Invited editorial presents an accurate summary of the results of two randomised placebo-controlled trials of vertebroplasty
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 192:338-41. 2010
    ..Based on the best evidence currently available, the routine use of vertebroplasty outside of the research setting for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures appears unjustified...
  52. ncbi request reprint Integrating data to facilitate clinical research: a case study
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne and Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Inform Prim Care 13:263-70. 2005
    ..This case study describes the development and design of a simple system which could be easily adapted for database management in hospital or clinic-based settings according to local requirements...
  53. pmc Psychosocial factors and survival of young women with breast cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Kelly Anne Phillips
    Division of Haematology and Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:4666-71. 2008
    ..Most women with early-stage breast cancer believe that psychosocial factors are an important influence over whether their cancer will recur. Studies of the issue have produced conflicting results...
  54. doi request reprint A phase II multicentered, single-blind, randomized, controlled trial of the stroke self-management program
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Heidelberg Heights 3081, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 42:1673-9. 2011
    ....
  55. pmc Effectiveness of targeted falls prevention programme in subacute hospital setting: randomised controlled trial
    Terry P Haines
    University of Melbourne School of Physiotherapy, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMJ 328:676. 2004
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a targeted, multiple intervention falls prevention programme in reducing falls and injuries related to falls in a subacute hospital...
  56. doi request reprint Suboptimal health literacy in patients with lung cancer or head and neck cancer
    Kelvin Koay
    Department of Cancer Experiences Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Victoria, 8006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 21:2237-45. 2013
    ..This study assessed health literacy in patients treated for head and neck or lung cancer and associations between health literacy and demographic factors and distress levels...
  57. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and Kaposi sarcoma: using preference techniques to value the health gains from treatment
    Anthony H Harris
    Health Economics Unit, Centre for Health Programme Evaluation, Monash University, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 10:486-93. 2002
    ..While TTO returns higher values than the rating scale, potential gains from treatments were similar. The techniques appear to be suitable for application to QoL and economic evaluation of treatments of KS...
  58. doi request reprint Health literacy: what is it and why is it important to measure?
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 38:1791-7. 2011
    ..These data will be used to derive a more comprehensive measure of health literacy...