David M Studdert

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Legal aspects of open disclosure: a review of Australian law
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health and Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:273-6. 2010
  2. pmc Legal Disputes over Duties to Disclose Treatment Risks to Patients: A Review of Negligence Claims and Complaints in Australia
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Med 9:e1001283. 2012
  3. pmc Identification of doctors at risk of recurrent complaints: a national study of healthcare complaints in Australia
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:532-40. 2013
  4. pmc Leave entitlements, time off work and the household financial impacts of quarantine compliance during an H1N1 outbreak
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:311. 2012
  5. pmc Recommendations for and compliance with social restrictions during implementation of school closures in the early phase of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Melbourne, Australia
    Jodie McVernon
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:257. 2011
  6. pmc Sources, perceived usefulness and understanding of information disseminated to families who entered home quarantine during the H1N1 pandemic in Victoria, Australia: a cross-sectional study
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:2. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of coronial investigations on manner and cause of death determinations in Australia, 2000-2007
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne Law School and Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:444-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening cards: a legal quagmire
    Diana M Bowman
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:319-22. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between quality of care and negligence litigation in nursing homes
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    N Engl J Med 364:1243-50. 2011
  10. pmc Relationship between vehicle emissions laws and incidence of suicide by motor vehicle exhaust gas in Australia, 2001-06: an ecological analysis
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS Med 7:e1000210. 2010

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Legal aspects of open disclosure: a review of Australian law
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health and Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:273-6. 2010
    ..If policymakers want OD to become a routine part of medical practice, law reform may be needed in the form of stronger protections directed specifically at the contents of OD communications...
  2. pmc Legal Disputes over Duties to Disclose Treatment Risks to Patients: A Review of Negligence Claims and Complaints in Australia
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Med 9:e1001283. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Identification of doctors at risk of recurrent complaints: a national study of healthcare complaints in Australia
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:532-40. 2013
    ..1) To determine the distribution of formal patient complaints across Australia's medical workforce and (2) to identify characteristics of doctors at high risk of incurring recurrent complaints...
  4. pmc Leave entitlements, time off work and the household financial impacts of quarantine compliance during an H1N1 outbreak
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:311. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Recommendations for and compliance with social restrictions during implementation of school closures in the early phase of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Melbourne, Australia
    Jodie McVernon
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:257. 2011
    ..Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) was available for treatment or prophylaxis...
  6. pmc Sources, perceived usefulness and understanding of information disseminated to families who entered home quarantine during the H1N1 pandemic in Victoria, Australia: a cross-sectional study
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:2. 2011
    ..Specifically, we outline their sources of information; the perceived usefulness of each source; and associations between understanding of recommendations and compliance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of coronial investigations on manner and cause of death determinations in Australia, 2000-2007
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne Law School and Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:444-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the changes in the understanding of the manner and cause of death occurring during the course of coronial investigations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening cards: a legal quagmire
    Diana M Bowman
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:319-22. 2011
    ..However, the scope for use of cards in research could expand rather than contract, and it may be possible to reduce the risk that vast card archives will need to be destroyed in response to future public outcries...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between quality of care and negligence litigation in nursing homes
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    N Engl J Med 364:1243-50. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether high-quality health care institutions are less likely to be sued for negligence than their low-performing counterparts...
  10. pmc Relationship between vehicle emissions laws and incidence of suicide by motor vehicle exhaust gas in Australia, 2001-06: an ecological analysis
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS Med 7:e1000210. 2010
    ..The objective of this ecological study was to test the relationship by investigating whether areas of Australia with fewer noxious vehicles per capita experienced lower rates of MVEG suicide...
  11. ncbi request reprint Legal aspects of open disclosure II: attitudes of health professionals - findings from a national survey
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health and Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:351-5. 2010
    ..To assess the attitudes of health care professionals engaged in open disclosure (OD) to the legal risks and protections that surround this activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are rates of pathology test ordering higher in general practices co-located with pathology collection centres?
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:114-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether rates of pathology test ordering by general practitioners in general practices co-located with pathology collection centres (PCCs) are higher than those of GPs in practices located apart from PCCs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethics review of multisite studies: the difficult case of community-based indigenous health research
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:275-80. 2010
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  14. pmc Declines in the lethality of suicide attempts explain the decline in suicide deaths in Australia
    Matthew J Spittal
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e44565. 2012
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of a steep decrease in the incidence of suicide deaths in Australia...
  15. doi request reprint Remedies sought and obtained in healthcare complaints
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:806-10. 2011
    ..We argue that bridging the expectations gap would go far toward improving patient satisfaction with complaints systems, and suggest several ways this might be done...
  16. doi request reprint Geographic variation in inquest rates in Australia
    Simon J Walter
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Health Place 18:1430-5. 2012
    ..Like analogous findings in the delivery of health services, this small-area variation in legal decision making raises questions of appropriateness...
  17. doi request reprint Legal disputes over informed consent for cosmetic procedures: a descriptive study of negligence claims and complaints in Australia
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, 3053 VIC, Australia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1506-12. 2012
    ..In particular, alleged problems with the consent process abound in this area, but little is known about the clinical circumstances of these cases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of complaint-prone doctors in private practice in Victoria
    Marie M Bismark
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 195:25-8. 2011
    ..To identify characteristics of doctors who are repeated subjects of complaints by patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risks of complaints and adverse disciplinary findings against international medical graduates in Victoria and Western Australia
    Katie Elkin
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 197:448-52. 2012
    ..To determine whether international medical graduates (IMGs) have more complaints made against them to medical boards and experience more adverse disciplinary findings than Australian-trained doctors...
  20. pmc Factors predicting coroners' decisions to hold discretionary inquests
    Simon J Walter
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    CMAJ 184:521-8. 2012
    ..Little is known as to how and why coroners select particular deaths for discretionary inquests...
  21. ncbi request reprint When informed consent goes poorly: a descriptive study of medical negligence claims and patient complaints
    Andrew J Gogos
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:340-4. 2011
    ..To describe the frequency, characteristics, and outcomes of medicolegal disputes over informed consent...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of breast cancer screening and treatment services by Australian women aged 25-44 years following Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1326-32. 2008
    ..The study included procedures provided through the Australian public health system to women aged 25-44 years from October 2004 and June 2006...
  23. ncbi request reprint Restricted career paths for overseas students graduating from Australian medical schools: legal and policy considerations
    Katie J Elkin
    Melbourne School of Population Health and Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:517-9. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The Repeated Episodes of Self-Harm (RESH) score: A tool for predicting risk of future episodes of self-harm by hospital patients
    Matthew J Spittal
    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 161:36-42. 2014
    ..Several recent studies have used emergency department data to develop clinical tools to assess risk of self-harm or suicide. Longitudinal, linked inpatient data is an alternative source of information...
  25. doi request reprint The role of boards in clinical governance: activities and attitudes among members of public health service boards in Victoria
    Marie M Bismark
    University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, VIC 3010, Australia Email
    Aust Health Rev 37:682-7. 2013
    ..To determine the nature and extent of governance activities by health service boards in relation to quality and safety of care and to gauge the expertise and perspectives of board members in this area...
  26. ncbi request reprint Doctors disciplined for professional misconduct in Australia and New Zealand, 2000-2009
    Katie J Elkin
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:452-6. 2011
    ..To describe professional discipline cases in Australia and New Zealand in which doctors were found guilty of professional misconduct, and to develop a typology for describing the misconduct...
  27. ncbi request reprint Victims of violence among Indigenous mothers living with dependent children
    Kyllie Cripps
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:481-5. 2009
    ..To identify individual and household factors associated with violence among Australian Indigenous women with dependent children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship between stressfulness of claiming for injury compensation and long-term recovery: a prospective cohort study
    Genevieve M Grant
    Faculty of Law, Monash University, Victoria, Australia2Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:446-53. 2014
    ..However, existing studies have substantial methodological weaknesses and have not identified which aspects of the claiming experience may drive these effects...
  29. doi request reprint Does litigation increase or decrease health care quality?: a national study of negligence claims against nursing homes
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 51:430-6. 2013
    ..The tort system is supposed to help improve the quality and safety of health care, but whether it actually does so is controversial. Most previous studies modeling the effect of negligence litigation on quality of care are ecologic...
  30. doi request reprint Removal of doctors from practice for professional misconduct in Australia and New Zealand
    Katie Elkin
    The Melbourne School of Population Health, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:1027-33. 2012
    ..To examine how disciplinary tribunals assess different forms of misconduct in deciding whether to remove doctors from practice for professional misconduct...
  31. ncbi request reprint Governance of quality of care: a qualitative study of health service boards in Victoria, Australia
    Marie M Bismark
    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:474-82. 2014
    ..To describe the engagement of health service boards with quality-of-care issues and to identify factors that influence boards' activities in this area...
  32. doi request reprint Survival of the fittest: retrospective cohort study of the longevity of Olympic medallists in the modern era
    Philip M Clarke
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMJ 345:e8308. 2012
    ..To determine whether Olympic medallists live longer than the general population...