N Stocks

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Identifying the quality of life effects of urinary incontinence with depression in an Australian population
    Jodie C Avery
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Urol 13:11. 2013
  2. pmc Prescribing Data in General Practice Demonstration (PDGPD) project--a cluster randomised controlled trial of a quality improvement intervention to achieve better prescribing for chronic heart failure and hypertension
    Margaret Williamson
    Research and Development Team, National Prescribing Service, Level 7, 418A Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW 2012, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:273. 2012
  3. pmc Improving attendance for cardiovascular risk assessment in Australian general practice: an RCT of a monetary incentive for patients
    Nigel Stocks
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:54. 2012
  4. pmc Ageing in general practice (AGP) trial: a cluster randomised trial to examine the effectiveness of peer education on GP diagnostic assessment and management of dementia
    Constance D Pond
    School of Medicine and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia 2308
    BMC Fam Pract 13:12. 2012
  5. pmc Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study
    Michelle K Williamson
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:42. 2007
  6. pmc Does chocolate reduce blood pressure? A meta-analysis
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Med 8:39. 2010
  7. pmc Patient acceptance and perceived utility of pre-consultation prevention summaries and reminders in general practice: pilot study
    Oliver R Frank
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:40. 2011
  8. pmc Does patient satisfaction of general practice change over a decade?
    James Allan
    Hills Medical Service, Aldgate, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:13. 2009
  9. pmc Dark chocolate or tomato extract for prehypertension: a randomised controlled trial
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:22. 2009
  10. pmc Effect of garlic on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:13. 2008

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  1. pmc Identifying the quality of life effects of urinary incontinence with depression in an Australian population
    Jodie C Avery
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Urol 13:11. 2013
    ..To explore the additive effect of urinary incontinence, in people with comorbid depression, on health related quality of life...
  2. pmc Prescribing Data in General Practice Demonstration (PDGPD) project--a cluster randomised controlled trial of a quality improvement intervention to achieve better prescribing for chronic heart failure and hypertension
    Margaret Williamson
    Research and Development Team, National Prescribing Service, Level 7, 418A Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW 2012, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:273. 2012
    ..The impact evaluation includes quantitative assessment of prescribing changes at 6, 9, 12 and 18 months after the intervention...
  3. pmc Improving attendance for cardiovascular risk assessment in Australian general practice: an RCT of a monetary incentive for patients
    Nigel Stocks
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:54. 2012
    ..Our objective was to investigate the use of a monetary incentive to increase patient attendance with their general practitioner for a cardiovascular risk assessment (CVRA)...
  4. pmc Ageing in general practice (AGP) trial: a cluster randomised trial to examine the effectiveness of peer education on GP diagnostic assessment and management of dementia
    Constance D Pond
    School of Medicine and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia 2308
    BMC Fam Pract 13:12. 2012
    ..This trial examines the effectiveness of a peer led dementia educational intervention for GPs...
  5. pmc Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study
    Michelle K Williamson
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:42. 2007
    ..The paper aims to outline experiences that may be of interest to others considering engaging GPs and/or their patients in primary care studies...
  6. pmc Does chocolate reduce blood pressure? A meta-analysis
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Med 8:39. 2010
    ..Recently, several additional trials have been conducted with conflicting results. Our study summarises current evidence on the effect of flavanol-rich cocoa products on blood pressure in hypertensive and normotensive individuals...
  7. pmc Patient acceptance and perceived utility of pre-consultation prevention summaries and reminders in general practice: pilot study
    Oliver R Frank
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:40. 2011
    ..This pilot study explores patient acceptability and perceived utility of automatically generated prevention summary and reminder sheets provided to patients immediately before consultations with their general practitioners...
  8. pmc Does patient satisfaction of general practice change over a decade?
    James Allan
    Hills Medical Service, Aldgate, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:13. 2009
    ..The survey was been undertaken by 3500 practices and over a million patients between 1994 and 2003. This study aimed to use pooled patient questionnaire data to investigate changes in satisfaction with primary care over time...
  9. pmc Dark chocolate or tomato extract for prehypertension: a randomised controlled trial
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:22. 2009
    ..We investigated the effect of dark chocolate or tomato extract on blood pressure, and their acceptability as an ongoing treatment option in a prehypertensive population...
  10. pmc Effect of garlic on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:13. 2008
    ..With interest in complementary medicine for hypertension increasing, it is timely to update a systematic review and meta-analysis from 1994 of studies investigating the effect of garlic preparations on blood pressure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cataract in the Speedwell Cardiovascular Study: a cross-sectional survey of men aged 65-83
    N Stocks
    Department of General Practice, Adelaide University, Australia
    Eye (Lond) 16:275-80. 2002
    ..To ascertain the prevalence of cataract in a representative group of men who have been followed since 1979 for cardiovascular disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Binners, fillers and filers--a qualitative study of GPs who don't return postal questionnaires
    Nigel Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Eur J Gen Pract 10:146-51. 2004
    ..We wanted to ascertain reasons why GPs identified as 'routine non-responders' to postal questionnaires, do not participate in this type of research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute bronchitis in Australian general practice. A prescription too far?
    Nigel P Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 33:91-3. 2004
    ..To quantify how frequently general practitioners in Australia prescribe antibiotics for acute bronchitis, which antibiotics are used, and whether there are subgroups of patients who might benefit from their use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Statin prescribing in Australia: socioeconomic and sex differences. A cross-sectional study
    Nigel P Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 180:229-31. 2004
    ..To assess if there are any differences in statin prescribing across Australia by socioeconomic status or sex and to relate prescribing rates to coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Research on a shoestring
    Nigel Stocks
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:413. 2011
    ..While there has been significant growth in research dollars in recent years, as a percentage of gross domestic product it has remained the same for over a decade...
  16. ncbi request reprint Management of hyperlipidaemia
    Nigel Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:447-53. 2005
    ..In Australia, the use of cholesterol lowering drugs, mainly statins, consumes over 880 million dollars or 16% of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme drug budget and is growing...
  17. ncbi request reprint The treatment of acute bronchitis by general practitioners in the UK. Results of a cross sectional postal survey
    Nigel P Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 31:676-9. 2002
    ..In Australia and the UK acute bronchitis is a common presenting problem in general practice. When symptoms persist management can be difficult and despite evidence that antibiotics are usually ineffective their use is widespread...
  18. ncbi request reprint Labelling of acute respiratory illness: evidence of between-practitioner variation in the UK
    Nigel Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, Australia
    Fam Pract 19:375-7. 2002
    ..It is unclear which symptoms and signs GPs use when attributing diagnostic labels to patients with acute respiratory illness (ARI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lower respiratory tract infections and community acquired pneumonia in adults
    Nigel Stocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 33:297-301. 2004
    ..Acute bronchitis is often treated with antibiotics, although the cause is usually viral. Community acquired pneumonia may be fatal, particularly in the elderly, therefore appropriate assessment and management is essential...
  20. doi request reprint An ethical justification for the Chronic Care Model (CCM)
    Liviu Oprea
    Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Health Expect 13:55-64. 2010
    ..The Chronic Care Model (CCM) is an evidence-based policy response to this practice gap, which uses multiple strategies to promote the quality of chronic care...
  21. ncbi request reprint ASPREN surveillance system for influenza-like illness - A comparison with FluTracking and the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Adriana Parrella
    ASPREN
    Aust Fam Physician 38:932-6. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Gender, socioeconomic status, need or access? Differences in statin prescribing across urban, rural and remote Australia
    Nigel Stocks
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Aldelaide, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 17:92-6. 2009
    ..To assess differences in statin prescribing across Australia by geographic area...
  23. doi request reprint Identification of barriers that impede the implementation of nicotine replacement therapy in the acute cardiac care setting
    Fiona C May
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:646-50. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Improving the learning needs survey by using four approaches
    James A Allan
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:84-6. 2005
    ..They usually use questionnaires that have shortcomings regarding validity, relevance, breadth and detail. We tested a questionnaire using four questioning strategies to approximately 1762 general practitioners...
  25. ncbi request reprint The challenges of teaching in a general practice setting
    Rod Pearce
    Adelaide to Outback GP Training Program, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:129-32. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Muscle pain as an indicator of vitamin D deficiency in an urban Australian Aboriginal population
    Jill Benson
    Migrant Health Service, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:76-7. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Vertical integration of teaching in Australian general practice--a survey of regional training providers
    Nigel P Stocks
    University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA nigel stocksATadelaide edu au
    Med J Aust 194:S75-8. 2011
    ..To examine vertical integration of teaching and clinical training in general practice and describe practical examples being undertaken by Australian general practice regional training providers (RTPs)...
  28. doi request reprint General practice research training: impact of the Australian Registrar Research Workshop on research skills, confidence, interest and involvement of participants, 2002-2006
    Karin Ried
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Fam Pract 25:119-26. 2008
    ..An intensive 3-day training programme, the 'Registrar Research Workshop' (RRW), has aimed to build research capacity among Australian general practice registrars since 1994...
  29. ncbi request reprint Building research capacity. An exploratory model of GPs' training needs and barriers to research involvement
    Alison Jones
    PHCRED Program, Department of General Practice, Flinders University, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 32:957-60. 2003
    ..To determine general practitioners' research training needs, and the barriers to involvement in research...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hormone therapy, timing of initiation, and cognition in women aged older than 60 years: the REMEMBER pilot study
    Alastair H MacLennan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Menopause 13:28-36. 2006
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