David H Wilson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospital admissions and mortality from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia, 1993-2003
    David H Wilson
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 186:408-11. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in asthma prevalence and population changes in South Australia, 1990-2003
    David H Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Adelaide University Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:226-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and obesity in adults with asthma: multiple comorbidities and management issues
    David H Wilson
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:381-3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of area deprivation on health risks and outcomes: a multilevel, cross-sectional, Australian population study
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA, 5011, Australia
    Int J Public Health 54:183-92. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Spirometric criteria for asthma: adding further evidence to the debate
    Sarah L Appleton
    Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:976-82. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Population comparison of two clinical approaches to the metabolic syndrome: implications of the new International Diabetes Federation consensus definition
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:2777-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Central obesity is associated with nonatopic but not atopic asthma in a representative population sample
    Sarah L Appleton
    Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1284-91. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with low functional health literacy in an Australian population
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, and Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:530-4. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Independent association of HbA(1c) and incident cardiovascular disease in people without diabetes
    Robert J Adams
    University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:559-63. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease stage 0 is associated with excess FEV(1) decline in a representative population sample
    Roshan Brito-Mutunayagam
    Department of Medicine, Rockhampton Base Hospital, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
    Chest 138:605-13. 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospital admissions and mortality from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia, 1993-2003
    David H Wilson
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 186:408-11. 2007
    ..To examine evolving changes in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in South Australia and Australia as a whole from the perspective of hospital admissions, ventilatory support and mortality data...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in asthma prevalence and population changes in South Australia, 1990-2003
    David H Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Adelaide University Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:226-9. 2006
    ..To examine changes in asthma prevalence in the context of other population changes between 1990 and 2003, for specific age and sex groups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and obesity in adults with asthma: multiple comorbidities and management issues
    David H Wilson
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:381-3. 2010
    ..To examine the comparative prevalence and distribution of obesity and psychological disturbance in the asthma and non-asthma populations, and to determine how these comorbidities are associated with physical functioning...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of area deprivation on health risks and outcomes: a multilevel, cross-sectional, Australian population study
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA, 5011, Australia
    Int J Public Health 54:183-92. 2009
    ..Our aim was to examine the effect of local area socio-economic disadvantage after accounting for individual socio-economic status (SES), and to determine if these differ between various health and risk factor variables...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spirometric criteria for asthma: adding further evidence to the debate
    Sarah L Appleton
    Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:976-82. 2005
    ..Objective assessments of pulmonary function are considered essential for the diagnosis of asthma. The degree of reversibility of FEV(1) considered supportive of asthma varies between international asthma guidelines...
  6. ncbi request reprint Population comparison of two clinical approaches to the metabolic syndrome: implications of the new International Diabetes Federation consensus definition
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:2777-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Central obesity is associated with nonatopic but not atopic asthma in a representative population sample
    Sarah L Appleton
    Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1284-91. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with low functional health literacy in an Australian population
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, and Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:530-4. 2009
    ..To measure the level of functional health literacy (FHL) in an Australian population, and to explore the level of risk associated with level of FHL...
  9. ncbi request reprint Independent association of HbA(1c) and incident cardiovascular disease in people without diabetes
    Robert J Adams
    University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:559-63. 2009
    ..Unlike previous studies, this relationship was not substantially attenuated by other traditional risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease stage 0 is associated with excess FEV(1) decline in a representative population sample
    Roshan Brito-Mutunayagam
    Department of Medicine, Rockhampton Base Hospital, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
    Chest 138:605-13. 2010
    ..Preventative intervention may be relevant for those with chronic symptoms; therefore, we assessed the stability, morbidity, and FEV(1) decline associated with GOLD stage 0 in a representative adult population cohort...
  11. ncbi request reprint Undiagnosed asthma in older people: an underestimated problem
    David H Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Adelaide, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S20-2. 2005
    ..Identify whether the prominence of asthma in older people can be brought to the attention of GPs. Analyse more carefully the issues associated with innovation of office spirometry...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medicare-related service use and costs among people with diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes and respiratory conditions
    Catherine R Chittleborough
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, Department of Health, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 33:107-16. 2009
    ..To compare Medicare-related costs and service utilisation of people with diagnosed diabetes, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to those who were previously undiagnosed, and those without these conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma and asthma action plans in South Australia: population surveys from 1990 to 2001
    David H Wilson
    University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:483-5. 2003
    ..To assess trends in the prevalence of self-reported doctor-diagnosed asthma, associated asthma related morbidity, and the uptake of written asthma action plans in South Australia, 1990-2001...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-reported adverse events in health care that cause harm: a population-based survey
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:484-8. 2009
    ..To identify the incidence of self-reported harmful adverse events in the health care of community-dwelling adults, and to examine attitudes about safety in the health system...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering therapy and the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme: a population study
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville South, Adelaide, SA 5011
    Aust Health Rev 33:325-33. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the use of LLT in a representative Australian population in relation to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and the effectiveness of the therapy in meeting target levels...
  16. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk associated with asthma and respiratory morbidity might be mediated by short-acting beta2-agonists
    Sarah L Appleton
    The Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:124-130.e1. 2009
    ..Studies examining the asthma-related risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events have generally used selected samples or did not control for the effects of beta(2)-agonist use, itself associated with CVD events...
  17. doi request reprint The Australian baby boomer population--factors influencing changes to health-related quality of life over time
    Jennifer Buckley
    Australian Population and Migration Research Centre, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, North Tce, SA, Australia
    J Aging Health 25:29-55. 2013
    ..Identify factors associated with changes to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in baby boomers...
  18. doi request reprint Investigating obstructive sleep apnoea: will the health system have the capacity to cope? A population study
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:424-9. 2012
    ..To obtain prevalence estimates of clinical features of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and identify the dimensions of the public health problem requiring further investigation for an Australian population...
  19. pmc Cause for concern in the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications in the community--a population-based study
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:70. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Coexistent chronic conditions and asthma quality of life: a population-based study
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Chest 129:285-91. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the prevalence of major comorbidity in asthma and associations with quality of life and functional status in the general population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Participatory decision making, asthma action plans, and use of asthma medication: a population survey
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Asthma 42:673-8. 2005
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to examine if increasing participation in decisions can also improve asthma outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint An algorithmic approach to diagnosing asthma in older patients in general practice
    Richard E Ruffin
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S38-40. 2005
    ..Conduct focus groups with GPs to identify what support is needed to diagnose asthma more effectively. Consult with all stakeholders before an intervention is used. Evaluate any interventions used...
  23. doi request reprint Asthma is associated with cardiovascular disease in a representative population sample
    Sarah L Appleton
    The Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville Road, South Australia 5011, Australia Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:71-142. 2008
    ..Asthma may lead to CVD events via pathways unrelated to traditional risk factors and this requires further investigation. No significant effect modification by BMI was observed in relation to CVD, or diabetes. ..
  24. pmc Associations of physical and mental health problems with chronic cough in a representative population cohort
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, 5011, Australia
    Cough 5:10. 2009
    ..Attention to cough is indicated in patients with obesity, psychological symptoms or smokers. Inquiring about cough in those with mental health problems may identify reversible morbidity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Asthma symptoms associated with depression and lower quality of life: a population survey
    Robert D Goldney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 178:437-41. 2003
    ..To identify any association between asthma and depression and quality of life...
  26. doi request reprint Gender differences in asthma prevalence: variations with socioeconomic disadvantage
    Catherine R Chittleborough
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, SA 5000 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Respirology 15:107-14. 2010
    ..Socioeconomic inequalities in health have been shown to vary for different diseases and by gender. This study aimed to examine gender differences in associations between asthma and socioeconomic disadvantage...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mental health literacy of those with major depression and suicidal ideation: an impediment to help seeking
    Robert D Goldney
    Department of Psychiatry, Adelaide University, The Adelaide Clinic, 33 Park Terrace, Gilberton 5081, South Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:394-403. 2002
    ..This indicates that increased professional contact in itself was not related to increased mental health literacy, and suggests that more specific psychoeducational programs are required...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, depression, and quality of life: a population study
    Robert D Goldney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide, The Adelaide Clinic, Park Terrace, Gilberton, South Australia
    Diabetes Care 27:1066-70. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of diabetes and depression and their associations with quality of life using a representative population sample...
  29. ncbi request reprint The escalating cost and prevalence of alternative medicine
    Alastair H MacLennan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, 5000, Australia
    Prev Med 35:166-73. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure trends in the prevalence and cost of alternative medicines and alternative practitioner use in an Australian population and to obtain a profile of users and their beliefs...
  30. doi request reprint Projected future trends of hospital service use for selected obesity-related conditions
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:71-142. 2008
    ..The consequences of not acting, or acting ineffectively, are high and constitute a serious threat to future public health. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: The Men Androgen Inflammation Lifestyle Environment and Stress (MAILES) Study
    Janet F Grant
    Population Research and Outcomes Studies, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men s Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, The Health Observatory, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, Australia, School of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia and School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1040-53. 2014
    ..Initial approaches or enquiries regarding the study can be made to either the principal investigator (gary.wittert@adelaide.edu.au) or the project coordinator (sean.martin@adelaide.edu.au). ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Health literacy--a new concept for general practice?
    Robert J Adams
    Discipline of Medicine, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 38:144-7. 2009
    ..Health literacy is the ability to understand and interpret the meaning of health information in written, spoken or digital form and how this motivates people to embrace or disregard actions relating to health...
  33. doi request reprint Our perception of weight: Socioeconomic and sociocultural explanations
    Natasha J Howard
    Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:71-142. 2008
    ..Future research will need to understand the processes whereby people are not aware they have a weight problem. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint The health-related quality of life of male and female heavy smokers
    David H Wilson
    The Health Observatory University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Soz Praventivmed 49:406-12. 2004
    ..This study identifies the impact of heavy smoking on quality of life by gender and describes the subpopulation for improved targeting...
  35. pmc Do people with risky behaviours participate in biomedical cohort studies?
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:11. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint How valid are self-reported height and weight? A comparison between CATI self-report and clinic measurements using a large cohort study
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies, Department of Health, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:238-46. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between self-reported and clinical measurements for height and weight in adults aged 18 years and over and to determine the bias associated with using household telephone surveys...
  37. ncbi request reprint Asthma management and outcomes in Australia: a nation-wide telephone interview survey
    Guy B Marks
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 12:212-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the burden of asthma and describe current asthma management in Australia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use among infants, children, and adolescents in the United States, 1999-2002
    Mary Frances Picciano
    Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Blvd, 3B01, Bethesda, MD 20892 7517, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:978-85. 2007
    ..To describe dietary supplement use among US children...
  39. doi request reprint Sex differences in asthma morbidity associated with obesity in a representative population sample
    Sarah L Appleton
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1285-1287.e1. 2008