Geoffrey K P Spurling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc General practitioners and pharmaceutical sales representatives: quality improvement research
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:266-70. 2007
  2. doi Self-rated health status in an urban indigenous primary care setting: implications for clinicians and public health policy
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline for General Practice, University of Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:598-601. 2010
  3. pmc Implementing computerised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health checks in primary care for clinical care and research: a process evaluation
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland, Level 8, Health Sciences Building, Building 16 910, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Qld 4029 Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:108. 2013
  4. doi Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD004417. 2013
  5. pmc Do advertisements for antihypertensive drugs in Australia promote quality prescribing? A cross-sectional study
    Brett D Montgomery
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:167. 2008
  6. ncbi Identifying health centers in honduras infested with Rhodnius prolixus using the seroprevalence of Chagas disease in children younger than 13 years
    Geoffrey Spurling
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Médecins Sans Frontières, Paris, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:307-8. 2005
  7. pmc Information from pharmaceutical companies and the quality, quantity, and cost of physicians' prescribing: a systematic review
    Geoffrey K Spurling
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Med 7:e1000352. 2010
  8. doi Retinal photography for diabetic retinopathy screening in Indigenous primary health care: the Inala experience
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland and Inala Indigenous Health Service, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S30-3. 2010
  9. ncbi Bacterial skin infections--an observational study
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 38:547-51. 2009
  10. ncbi GPs with special interests - benefits to patients, GPs and the community
    Geoffrey Spurling
    The University of Queensland, Discipline of General Practice
    Aust Fam Physician 38:337-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc General practitioners and pharmaceutical sales representatives: quality improvement research
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:266-70. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the interactions between PSRs and GPs in an Australian general practice, and develop and evaluate a policy to guide the interaction...
  2. doi Self-rated health status in an urban indigenous primary care setting: implications for clinicians and public health policy
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline for General Practice, University of Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:598-601. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Implementing computerised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health checks in primary care for clinical care and research: a process evaluation
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland, Level 8, Health Sciences Building, Building 16 910, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Qld 4029 Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:108. 2013
    ..We describe the rationale, implementation and anticipated benefits of computerised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health checks in one primary health care setting...
  4. doi Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD004417. 2013
    ..One strategy to reduce antibiotic prescribing is to provide prescriptions but to advise delay in the hope symptoms will resolve first. This is an update of a Cochrane Review originally published in 2007 and updated in 2010...
  5. pmc Do advertisements for antihypertensive drugs in Australia promote quality prescribing? A cross-sectional study
    Brett D Montgomery
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:167. 2008
    ..Our study therefore aimed to determine whether print advertisements for antihypertensive medications promote quality prescribing in hypertension...
  6. ncbi Identifying health centers in honduras infested with Rhodnius prolixus using the seroprevalence of Chagas disease in children younger than 13 years
    Geoffrey Spurling
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Médecins Sans Frontières, Paris, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:307-8. 2005
    ..Developing countries with limited resources may find this strategy useful in combating Chagas disease. This strategy also identifies seropositive children, which facilitates their treatment...
  7. pmc Information from pharmaceutical companies and the quality, quantity, and cost of physicians' prescribing: a systematic review
    Geoffrey K Spurling
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Med 7:e1000352. 2010
    ..The objective of this review is to examine the relationship between exposure to information from pharmaceutical companies and the quality, quantity, and cost of physicians' prescribing...
  8. doi Retinal photography for diabetic retinopathy screening in Indigenous primary health care: the Inala experience
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland and Inala Indigenous Health Service, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S30-3. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine the impact of clinic based retinal photography on access to appropriate screening for diabetic retinopathy (DR)...
  9. ncbi Bacterial skin infections--an observational study
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 38:547-51. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the feasibility of measuring resolution rates of bacterial skin infections in general practice...
  10. ncbi GPs with special interests - benefits to patients, GPs and the community
    Geoffrey Spurling
    The University of Queensland, Discipline of General Practice
    Aust Fam Physician 38:337-9. 2009
    ..Colleges, universities and other training and accrediting bodies play an important role in supporting these GPs...
  11. ncbi Adult health checks for Indigenous Australians: the first year's experience from the Inala Indigenous Health Service
    Geoffrey K P Spurling
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:562-4. 2009
    ..To evaluate the role of the adult health check for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15-54 years, in an urban Indigenous primary health care setting...
  12. ncbi Evidence based answers--is salmeterol safe in asthma?
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 35:625-6. 2006
  13. ncbi Is your sample cupboard relevant to your practice?
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline for General Practice, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:187-8, 192. 2007
    ..Concerns with sample medications include prescribing medication that is not the GP's preferred choice owing to the limited range of samples available. Other concerns include dispensing expired medication and wastage of medications...
  14. ncbi EBM journal clubs in general practice
    Jenny Doust
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 37:54-6. 2008
    ..This will be supported as a Category 1 CPD activity by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in the 2008-2010 triennium...
  15. ncbi Diabetic retinopathy screening in general practice: a pilot study
    Deborah Askew
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 38:650-6. 2009
    ..Early detection and treatment of diabetic retinopathy (DR) can prevent nearly all associated severe vision loss. We investigated the feasibility of DR screening using nonmydriatic cameras in two Australian primary care clinics...
  16. ncbi Urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children's exposure to stressful events: a cross-sectional study
    Deborah A Askew
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:42-5. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi Retinopathy--screening recommendations
    Geoffrey Spurling
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 38:780-3. 2009
    ..Type 2 diabetes mellitus is an increasingly prevalent presentation in Australian general practice, where most patients receive their preventive care and management...
  18. doi Health and well-being of urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women at their first antenatal visit: a cross-sectional study
    Clare M Maher
    Inala Indigenous Health Service, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 54:88-90. 2014
    ..Consequently, there can be up to 30 weeks in which health professionals can provide lifestyle and parenting education and psychosocial support...
  19. doi Aspirin in type 2 diabetes: is there any evidence base?
    Maie Walsh
    University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    BMJ 337:a1902. 2008