G M Peterson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist's attitudes towards dispensing errors: their causes and prevention
    G M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 24:57-71. 1999
  2. doi request reprint Management of acute coronary syndromes at hospital discharge: do targeted educational interventions improve practice quality?
    Gregory M Peterson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Healthc Qual 34:26-34. 2012
  3. pmc Home medicines reviews following acute coronary syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel D L Bernal
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education UMORE, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania UTAS, Sandy Bay Campus, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Trials 13:30. 2012
  4. pmc A role for pharmacists in community-based post-discharge warfarin management: protocol for the 'the role of community pharmacy in post hospital management of patients initiated on warfarin' study
    Leanne Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:16. 2011
  5. pmc Engaging community pharmacists in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: protocol for the Pharmacist Assessment of Adherence, Risk and Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease (PAART CVD) pilot study
    Kevin P Mc Namara
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:264. 2010
  6. pmc Evaluation of a community pharmacy-based intervention for improving patient adherence to antihypertensives: a randomised controlled trial
    Rosalind Lau
    Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:34. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk screening program in Australian community pharmacies
    Gregory M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Locked Bag 26, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 32:373-80. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Valproate: a simple chemical with so much to offer
    G M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:417-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Selecting nonprescription analgesics
    Gregory M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Am J Ther 12:67-79. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Violence in community pharmacy in Australia: incidence and implications
    Gregory M Peterson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:264-72. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist's attitudes towards dispensing errors: their causes and prevention
    G M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 24:57-71. 1999
    ..To assess the attitudes of pharmacists towards the issue of dispensing errors...
  2. doi request reprint Management of acute coronary syndromes at hospital discharge: do targeted educational interventions improve practice quality?
    Gregory M Peterson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Healthc Qual 34:26-34. 2012
    ..Targeted educational interventions used as part of a quality improvement cycle can enhance adherence to evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with ACS...
  3. pmc Home medicines reviews following acute coronary syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel D L Bernal
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education UMORE, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania UTAS, Sandy Bay Campus, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Trials 13:30. 2012
    ..We have made two minor adjustments to target the focus of the existing service including an acute coronary syndrome specific referral letter and a training package for the pharmacists providing the service...
  4. pmc A role for pharmacists in community-based post-discharge warfarin management: protocol for the 'the role of community pharmacy in post hospital management of patients initiated on warfarin' study
    Leanne Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:16. 2011
    ..The current study aims to modify this previously trialled service model to implement and then evaluate a sustainable program to enable the smooth transition of patients taking warfarin from the hospital to community setting...
  5. pmc Engaging community pharmacists in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: protocol for the Pharmacist Assessment of Adherence, Risk and Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease (PAART CVD) pilot study
    Kevin P Mc Namara
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:264. 2010
    ..It is therefore important to demonstrate the feasibility of multiple risk factor management by community pharmacists to ensure continued currency of their role...
  6. pmc Evaluation of a community pharmacy-based intervention for improving patient adherence to antihypertensives: a randomised controlled trial
    Rosalind Lau
    Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:34. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk screening program in Australian community pharmacies
    Gregory M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Locked Bag 26, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 32:373-80. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Valproate: a simple chemical with so much to offer
    G M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:417-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Selecting nonprescription analgesics
    Gregory M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Am J Ther 12:67-79. 2005
    ..Despite the possibility of hepatotoxicity in overdose, paracetamol represents a better all-round option for most patients requiring OTC analgesic therapy...
  10. doi request reprint Violence in community pharmacy in Australia: incidence and implications
    Gregory M Peterson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:264-72. 2011
    ..To estimate the frequency, nature and impact of violent incidents in Australian community pharmacies...
  11. doi request reprint Attitudes of Australian pharmacists towards practice-based research
    G M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 34:397-405. 2009
    ..This included the canvassing of perceived barriers and potential solutions to promote research activity in pharmacy practice...
  12. doi request reprint Public perceptions of the role of Australian pharmacists in cardiovascular disease
    G M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:671-7. 2010
    ..To assess the public's perception of pharmacists' involvement and role in cardiovascular disease prevention and management...
  13. ncbi request reprint Harm minimization strategies: opinions of health professionals in rural and remote Australia
    G M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 32:497-504. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine barriers to implementation, access to, and success of HM strategies, as seen by health professionals presently working in rural Australia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Educational campaign to improve the prevention of postoperative venous thromboembolism
    G M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 24:279-87. 1999
    ..This project comprised a baseline assessment of the use of preventive measures within the Royal Hobart Hospital, followed by the implementation and evaluation of an educational program directed at hospital staff...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ipratropium treatment of acute airways disease
    Gregory M Peterson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 37:339-44. 2003
    ..To examine the use of ipratropium bromide in adults with acute exacerbation of either asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during admission and at discharge from 3 teaching hospitals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of pharmacist-conducted home visits on the outcomes of lipid-lowering drug therapy
    G M Peterson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:23-30. 2004
    ..To evaluate a pharmacist-conducted educational and monitoring programme, designed to promote dietary and lifestyle modification and compliance with lipid-lowering drug therapy, for patients with dyslipidaemia...
  17. doi request reprint Lasofoxifene: selective estrogen receptor modulator for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Gregory M Peterson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 45:499-509. 2011
    ..To review literature evaluating the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical efficacy, and adverse effects of lasofoxifene (CP-336156), a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that is not approved for use in the US...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation: an evaluation of home follow-up of warfarin initiation
    S L Jackson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Intern Med 256:137-44. 2004
    ..This study examined the effect of a programme focused on the transition of newly anticoagulated patients from hospital to the community...
  19. ncbi request reprint Improving the outcomes of anticoagulation in rural Australia: an evaluation of pharmacist-assisted monitoring of warfarin therapy
    S L Jackson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:345-53. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Stroke risk assessment for atrial fibrillation: hospital-based stroke risk assessment and intervention program
    S L Jackson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:71-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to implement and evaluate a system to improve the appropriate use of antithrombotics for stroke prevention in AF utilizing a clinical pharmacist as a stroke risk assessor...
  21. doi request reprint Warfarin management after discharge from hospital: a qualitative analysis
    L Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education UMORE, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 37:410-4. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in the management of atrial fibrillation: clinical trial results can apply in practice
    S L Jackson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Intern Med J 31:329-36. 2001
    ..In clinical practice, warfarin confers a similar stroke risk reduction to that observed in trials, with an increase in incidence of only minor bleeding complications. Aspirin did not appear to reduce the risk of stroke...
  23. doi request reprint A methodological framework for estimating the clinical and economic value of community pharmacists' clinical interventions using expert opinion
    A C Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 37:378-85. 2012
    ..This paper aimed to describe the complexities involved in estimating the clinical and economic outcomes of CIs performed by community pharmacists when using expert opinion and suggest avenues for improvement...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of repellent properties of volatile extracts from the Australian native plant Kunzea ambigua against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culcidae)
    J Thomas
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, Hobart, 7001 TAS, Australia
    J Med Entomol 46:1387-91. 2009
    ..ambigua oil. Both K. ambigua oil and citronella were significantly less repellent than deet. The K. ambigua essential oil formulations should not be advocated for use as repellents in regions prone to mosquito-borne disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist-provided quantitative heel ultrasound screening for rural women at risk of osteoporosis
    Mark Naunton
    Faculty of Health Science, Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 40:38-44. 2006
    ..Osteoporosis is underdiagnosed, and rural communities often have limited technical resources for the assessment of osteoporosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Point-of-care monitoring of anticoagulant therapy by rural community pharmacists: description of successful outcomes
    Shane L Jackson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:197-200. 2004
    ..Innovative service delivery models like these are needed to meet the needs of the increasing number of rural Australians requiring warfarin therapy...
  27. doi request reprint Marketing of rural and remote pharmacy practice via the digital medium
    G M Peterson
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:409-14. 2010
    ..This DVD will complement current rural practical placements, which have been incorporated into the curriculum of Australian schools of pharmacy...
  28. doi request reprint Training Australian pharmacists for participation in a collaborative, home-based post-discharge warfarin management service
    Leanne Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education UMORE, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, 7001, Hobart, Tasmania
    Pharm World Sci 32:637-42. 2010
    ..To describe the development, implementation and outcomes of an anticoagulation education program for pharmacists participating in a community-based post-discharge warfarin management service...
  29. doi request reprint Drug-related problems identified in medication reviews by Australian pharmacists
    Andrew C Stafford
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 31:216-23. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the number and nature of the drug-related problems identified and investigate differences between each type of review...
  30. doi request reprint Pharmacist-initiated general practitioner referral of patients with suboptimal asthma management
    Bonnie J Bereznicki
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 30:869-75. 2008
    ..Setting Community pharmacies throughout Tasmania, Australia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Data-mining of medication records to improve asthma management
    Bonnie J Bereznicki
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:21-5. 2008
    ..To use community pharmacy medication records to identify patients whose asthma may not be well managed and then implement and evaluate a multidisciplinary educational intervention to improve asthma management...
  32. pmc Accuracy and clinical utility of the CoaguChek XS portable international normalised ratio monitor in a pilot study of warfarin home-monitoring
    Luke R Bereznicki
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Clin Pathol 60:311-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of the CoaguChek XS international normalised ratio (INR) monitor compared with the laboratory method...
  33. doi request reprint New antithrombotics for atrial fibrillation
    Luke R E Bereznicki
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:278-86. 2010
    ..These new anticoagulants may well represent a new era in anticoagulation. However, they do possess their own limitations and will present new challenges for clinicians...
  34. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and clinical usefulness of the near-patient testing CoaguChek S international normalised ratio monitor in rural medical practice
    Shane L Jackson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania
    Aust J Rural Health 12:137-42. 2004
    ..An evaluation questionnaire was administered to users of the machine to assess ease of use and clinical usefulness...
  35. ncbi request reprint Plasma glutathione peroxidase by ELISA and relationship to selenium level
    Glenn A Jacobson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Clin Chim Acta 369:100-3. 2006
    ..Many assays have investigated GPx activity but there are few reports of immunoreactive methods of GPx plasma determinations and their relationship with plasma selenium...
  36. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of congestive heart failure in an Australian setting
    P J Boyles
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:15-22. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B12 deficiency in Australian residential aged care facilities
    C Mirkazemi
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:277-80. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of undiagnosed vitamin B12 deficiency among residential aged care facility residents in southern Tasmania, Australia, and to identify associated risk factors...
  38. ncbi request reprint The risks of warfarin use in the elderly
    Luke R Bereznicki
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:417-31. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis following hip and knee arthroplasty
    C Mirkazemi
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Intern Med J 43:124-9. 2013
    ..To determine local thromboprophylaxis prescribing practices following arthroplasty...
  40. ncbi request reprint Development of an intelligent decision support system for medication review
    I K Bindoff
    School of Computing, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 32:81-8. 2007
    ..This intelligent system could directly support pharmacists and other health professionals providing medication reviews...
  41. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of the treatment of pastern dermatitis with a formulation containing kunzea oil
    J Thomas
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Vet Rec 164:619-23. 2009
    ..The control formulation resulted in no significant change in the total area of the lesions, and the signs of pastern dermatitis resolved completely in only two of the 10 cases...
  42. doi request reprint Toenail onychomycosis: an important global disease burden
    J Thomas
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania Department of Podiatry, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:497-519. 2010
    ..In patient populations such as diabetic individuals, where onychomycosis can provoke lower extremity complications, professional podiatry care of toenails and feet should be encouraged...
  43. ncbi request reprint Selenium status in Southern Tasmania
    G A Jacobson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1057-63. 2007
    ..To assess the selenium status of Southern Tasmanians...
  44. ncbi request reprint A community-based educational intervention to improve antithrombotic drug use in atrial fibrillation
    Shane L Jackson
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1794-9. 2004
    ..Despite evidence that antithrombotics are effective in reducing the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF), they remain underused...
  45. pmc An electronic prompt in dispensing software to promote clinical interventions by community pharmacists: a randomized controlled trial
    James F Reeve
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:377-85. 2008
    ..A markedly increased rate of recording and performing the targeted clinical intervention was found. The effect of the prompt reduces markedly once the prompt is deactivated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Case-controlled review of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea in southern Tasmania
    H A Halim
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 22:391-7. 1997
    ..Severely ill patients with compromised immune function are particularly susceptible, with antibiotic use being a major risk factor. Prompt diagnosis and initiation of treatment are important factors in the improvement of prognosis...
  47. doi request reprint Psycholeptic use in aged care homes in Tasmania, Australia
    J L Westbury
    Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education UMORE, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 7001 Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:189-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the current pattern of psycholeptic use in Tasmanian aged care homes and compare this data with other Australasian research...
  48. ncbi request reprint Accuracy, reproducibility and clinical utility of the CoaguChek S portable international normalized ratio monitor in an outpatient anticoagulation clinic
    S L Jackson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Clin Lab Haematol 26:49-55. 2004
    ..The CoaguChek S displayed good correlation with laboratory determination of INR and compared relatively well with expanded and narrow clinical agreement criteria...
  49. ncbi request reprint Multifaceted educational program increases prescribing of preventive medication for corticosteroid induced osteoporosis
    Mark Naunton
    Tasmanian School of Pharmacy and Menzies Research Institute, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:550-6. 2004
    ..We performed a controlled trial of a comprehensive educational program aimed at increasing the use of osteoporosis preventive therapy in patients prescribed longterm oral corticosteroids...
  50. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of warfarin nomograms
    Gregory M Peterson
    Ann Intern Med 140:488; author reply 491-2. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Comment: increased sensitivity to warfarin after heart valve replacement
    Luke R Bereznicki
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1476-7. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel-aspirin combination for atrial fibrillation: CLAAF is not CLEAR
    Shane L Jackson
    Am Heart J 149:e3; author reply e4. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Comments on Glintborg et al.'s drug-drug interactions study (EJCP 2005; 61: 675-681)
    Mark Naunton
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 62:159-60. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Addressing information needs in the management of osteoporosis
    Mark Naunton
    Osteoporos Int 15:505; author reply 506. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors...but only after excluding high-risk subjects
    Gregory M Peterson
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:253; author reply 255-6. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Practical utility of case-management telephone intervention in heart failure?
    Gregory M Peterson
    Arch Intern Med 162:2142-3; author reply 2143. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint The direct thrombin inhibitor melagatran/ximelagatran
    Luke R Bereznicki
    Med J Aust 182:254-5. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter antifungal drug misuse associated with patient-diagnosed vulvovaginal candidiasis
    Gregory M Peterson
    Obstet Gynecol 100:381; author reply 381-2. 2002