Peter Davis

Summary

Affiliation: Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals I: occurrence and impact
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U271. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Co-morbidity and health outcomes in three Auckland hospitals
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 115:211-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The "supply hypothesis" and medical practice variation in primary care: testing economic and clinical models of inter-practitioner variation
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 50:407-18. 2000
  4. pmc Acknowledgement of "no fault" medical injury: review of patients' hospital records in New Zealand
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    BMJ 326:79-80. 2003
  5. pmc Preventable in-hospital medical injury under the "no fault" system in New Zealand
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:251-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals II: preventability and clinical context
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U624. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand Socio-economic Index of Occupational Status: methodological revision and imputation for missing data
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:113-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse events regional feasibility study: indicative findings
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 114:203-5. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Adverse events regional feasibility study: methodological results
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 114:200-2. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Compensation for medical injury in New Zealand: does "'no-fault" increase the level of claims making and reduce social and clinical selectivity?
    Peter Davis
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:833-54. 2002

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals I: occurrence and impact
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U271. 2002
    ..To assess the occurrence and impact of adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Co-morbidity and health outcomes in three Auckland hospitals
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 115:211-5. 2002
    ..To establish the burden of co-morbid disease using the Charlson Index among hospital inpatients and its relationship to key health outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint The "supply hypothesis" and medical practice variation in primary care: testing economic and clinical models of inter-practitioner variation
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 50:407-18. 2000
    ..The "supply hypothesis" requires further analytical refinement and empirical assessment before it can be applied as a generic explanatory framework for MPV...
  4. pmc Acknowledgement of "no fault" medical injury: review of patients' hospital records in New Zealand
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    BMJ 326:79-80. 2003
  5. pmc Preventable in-hospital medical injury under the "no fault" system in New Zealand
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:251-6. 2003
    ..To describe the pattern of preventable in-hospital medical injury under the "no fault" system and to assess the level of serious preventable patient harm...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals II: preventability and clinical context
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U624. 2003
    ..To assess the preventability and clinical context of adverse events identified in New Zealand public hospitals...
  7. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand Socio-economic Index of Occupational Status: methodological revision and imputation for missing data
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:113-9. 2004
    ..To revise and update the New Zealand Socio-economic Index (NZSEI) in the light of methodological issues in its construction, and to develop an imputation method for use where occupational information is not available...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse events regional feasibility study: indicative findings
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 114:203-5. 2001
    ..To identify substantive findings of potential clinical and managerial significance from a regional feasibility study of adverse events (AEs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adverse events regional feasibility study: methodological results
    P Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 114:200-2. 2001
    ..To assess the feasibility of research into the occurrence, causation and prevention of adverse events (AEs) in New Zealand public hospitals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Compensation for medical injury in New Zealand: does "'no-fault" increase the level of claims making and reduce social and clinical selectivity?
    Peter Davis
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:833-54. 2002
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  11. pmc Compression, expansion, or dynamic equilibrium? The evolution of health expectancy in New Zealand
    Patrick Graham
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:659-66. 2004
    ..To evaluate the New Zealand evidence for three theories of population health change: compression of morbidity, expansion of morbidity, and dynamic equilibrium...
  12. ncbi request reprint Practitioners, patients, and their visits: a description of accident and medical (A&M) clinics in New Zealand, 2001/2
    Phil Hider
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2538. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint How much variation in clinical activity is there between general practitioners? A multi-level analysis of decision-making in primary care
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:202-8. 2002
    ..The study seeks to quantify the extent of variation in clinical activity between general practitioners by addressing these problems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Doctors, practices, patients, and their problems during usual hours: a description of rural and non-rural primary care in New Zealand in 2001-2002
    Phil Hider
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2519. 2007
    ..Comparisons are made with patients who attended non-rural practices...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of services provided by urban commercial, community-governed and traditional primary care practices in New Zealand
    Phil Hider
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:215-22. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Social class mortality differences in Maori and non-Maori men aged 15-64 during the last two decades
    Andrew Sporle
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 115:127-31. 2002
    ..This investigation uses data from 1996-97 to update previous studies of social class mortality differences in Maori and non-Maori New Zealand men aged 15-64 years...
  17. pmc Health care as a risk factor
    Peter Davis
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    CMAJ 170:1688-9. 2004
  18. doi request reprint The impact of in-work tax credit for families on self-rated health in adults: a cohort study of 6900 New Zealanders
    Frank Pega
    Health Inequalities Research Program, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:682-8. 2013
    ..The current study estimates the impact of one such IWTC intervention (called In-Work Tax Credit) on SRH in adults in New Zealand, controlling more fully for confounding...
  19. ncbi request reprint Primary care teams: New Zealand's experience with community-governed non-profit primary care
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Health Policy 72:233-43. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Drinking patterns among older people in the community: hidden from medical attention?
    Nadim Khan
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Princess Margaret Hospital
    N Z Med J 115:72-5. 2002
    ..To determine patterns of alcohol use and misuse among community-dwelling people aged 65 years and over in Christchurch and to assess how often this comes to medical attention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Representative case series from public hospital admissions 1998 I: drug and related therapeutic adverse events
    Robin Briant
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U747. 2004
    ..To examine a representative case series of drug and related therapeutic adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals with a view to assessing their occurrence, causation, patient impact and preventability...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship of different measures of socioeconomic status with cardiovascular disease risk factors and lifestyle in a New Zealand workforce survey
    Patricia Metcalf
    Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 120:U2392. 2007
    ..To compare cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor levels of men and women in a local workforce with measures of socioeconomic (SES) status...
  23. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic factors and mortality among 25-64 year olds followed from 1991 to 1994: the New Zealand Census-Mortality Study
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 115:93-7. 2002
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  24. pmc Extreme thrombocytosis in admissions to paediatric intensive care: no requirement for treatment
    Alison Denton
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:515-6. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Exposure to primary medical care in New Zealand: number and duration of general practitioner visits
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington
    N Z Med J 120:U2582. 2007
    ..To estimate (among different population groups and different practice types) average duration of visit to a general practitioner, average number of visits, and average population exposure to primary medical care in New Zealand...
  26. ncbi request reprint Persistent social class mortality differences in New Zealand men aged 15-64: an analysis of mortality during 1995-97
    Neil Pearce
    Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, and Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:17-22. 2002
    ..The objective was to repeat these analyses for 1995-97 in order to examine time trends, and to assess current social class patterns of mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do hospital bed reduction and multiple system reform affect patient mortality?: A trend and multilevel analysis in New Zealand over the period 1988-2001
    Peter Davis
    Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Med Care 45:1186-94. 2007
    ..The impact of hospital and system restructuring on the quality and pattern of care is an important issue of public policy concern...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patient dissatisfaction recorded in hospital notes in New Zealand: their occurrence and pattern
    Peter Davis
    Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:51-9. 2008
    ..To describe the occurrence and pattern of patient dissatisfaction and/or litigation recorded in medical notes in New Zealand public hospitals...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes by different markers of socioeconomic status: results of a New Zealand workforce survey
    Patricia Metcalf
    Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U2127. 2006
    ..To compare dietary nutrient and food group intakes of men and women in a work force with various measures of socioeconomic status...
  30. ncbi request reprint Quality of hospital care for Māori patients in New Zealand: retrospective cross-sectional assessment
    Peter Davis
    Department of Sociology, Private Bag 92019, University of Auckland, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    Lancet 367:1920-5. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess possible disparities in quality of hospital care for Māori with data on preventable adverse events as an indicator of suboptimum treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Modeling eligibility under national systems of compensation for treatment injury
    Peter Davis
    University of Auckland
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:295-319. 2006
    ..These are then evaluated according to a number of policy design considerations, using variables available from the New Zealand study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cost of medical injury in New Zealand: a retrospective cohort study
    Paul Brown
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:S29-34. 2002
    ..To estimate the cost of treating medical injury associated with hospital admissions in New Zealand and the patient characteristics of costly adverse events...
  33. ncbi request reprint "Tough but fair"? The active management of the New Zealand drug benefits scheme by an independent Crown agency
    Peter Davis
    Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust Health Rev 28:171-81. 2004
    ..Opposition from the industry and ambivalence in the medical community remain matters of concern. The fate of such agencies is inextricably linked to wider regulatory and policy settings in the health sector...
  34. ncbi request reprint New Zealand general practitioners' characteristics and workload: the National Primary Medical Care Survey
    Antony Raymont
    Health Services Research Centre, School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1475. 2005
    ..To describe the characteristics and workload of New Zealand general medical practitioners (GPs)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Representative case series from public hospital admissions 1998 II: surgical adverse events
    Robin Briant
    Centre for Health Services Research and Policy, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1591. 2005
    ..To examine a representative case series of surgical adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals with a view to assessing their occurrence, causation, patient impact and preventability...
  36. ncbi request reprint Does community-governed nonprofit primary care improve access to services? Cross-sectional survey of practice characteristics
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Int J Health Serv 35:465-78. 2005
    ..The findings support the shift to nonprofit community governance occurring in New Zealand and elsewhere...
  37. ncbi request reprint Representative case series from New Zealand public hospital admissions in 1998--III: adverse events and death
    Robin Briant
    Centre for Health Services Research and Policy, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 119:U1909. 2006
    ..To examine a representative series of adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals where death was the final outcome recorded, with a view to determining the relationship between adverse event and death...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of private for-profit with private community-governed not-for-profit primary care services in New Zealand
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:17-22. 2004
    ..To compare the characteristics of patients, their disease patterns, and the investigation and referral patterns in private community-governed not-for-profit and private for-profit primary care practices in New Zealand...
  39. ncbi request reprint Male/female differences in indomethacin effects in preterm infants
    Arne Ohlsson
    University of Toronto, Toronto, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 147:860-2. 2005
    ..A secondary analysis was performed in the entire "Trial of Indomethacin Prophylaxis in Preterms study" cohort. The results suggest a weak differential treatment effect of indomethacin by sex...
  40. ncbi request reprint The incidence and characteristics of neonatal irreversible lung dysplasia
    Jane Cassidy
    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Ormond St Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 141:426-8. 2002
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