G Peter Herbison

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Does a patient's physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study
    Paul Hendrick
    Division of Physiotherapy Education, University of Nottingham, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:126. 2013
  2. pmc Obstacles to researching the researchers: a case study of the ethical challenges of undertaking methodological research investigating the reporting of randomised controlled trials
    Joanne E McKenzie
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 11:28. 2010
  3. pmc Associations between respiratory symptoms, lung function and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in a population-based birth cohort
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Respir Res 7:142. 2006
  4. pmc Development of a screening tool predicting the transition from acute to chronic low back pain for patients in a GP setting: protocol of a multinational prospective cohort study
    Markus Melloh
    Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Institute for Psychology, University of Berne, Muesmattstrasse 45, 3000 Berne 9, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:167. 2008
  5. pmc "Do I really want to do this?" Longitudinal cohort study participants' perspectives on postal survey design: a qualitative study
    Helen Harcombe
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Predicting who will benefit from treatment
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventative and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:168-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Research priorities in urinary incontinence: results from citizens' juries
    P Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BJOG 116:713-8. 2009
  8. pmc Effectiveness of anticholinergic drugs compared with placebo in the treatment of overactive bladder: systematic review
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 326:841-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Full publication of abstracts of randomised controlled trials published at International Continence Society meetings'
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, 9001, New Zealand
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:101-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Why would anyone be interested in measurement error?
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust Orthod J 23:156-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications89

  1. pmc Does a patient's physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study
    Paul Hendrick
    Division of Physiotherapy Education, University of Nottingham, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:126. 2013
    ..However, no research has assessed whether objective measurements of physical activity predict outcome and recovery in acute low back pain...
  2. pmc Obstacles to researching the researchers: a case study of the ethical challenges of undertaking methodological research investigating the reporting of randomised controlled trials
    Joanne E McKenzie
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 11:28. 2010
    ..Finally, we contend that the research community could benefit from quality improvement approaches used in allied sectors...
  3. pmc Associations between respiratory symptoms, lung function and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in a population-based birth cohort
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Respir Res 7:142. 2006
    ..The role of obesity in mediating this association is also unclear. We explored the associations between respiratory symptoms, lung function, and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in a birth cohort of approximately 1000 individuals...
  4. pmc Development of a screening tool predicting the transition from acute to chronic low back pain for patients in a GP setting: protocol of a multinational prospective cohort study
    Markus Melloh
    Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Institute for Psychology, University of Berne, Muesmattstrasse 45, 3000 Berne 9, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:167. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc "Do I really want to do this?" Longitudinal cohort study participants' perspectives on postal survey design: a qualitative study
    Helen Harcombe
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:8. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Predicting who will benefit from treatment
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventative and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:168-9. 2009
    ..To decide this requires a subgroup analysis. The best way to do this is as part of an individual patient data meta-analysis. To facilitate these there is a need for repositories for individual data from randomized controlled trials...
  7. doi request reprint Research priorities in urinary incontinence: results from citizens' juries
    P Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BJOG 116:713-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to elicit research ideas, priorities and outcome measures from women who suffer from urinary incontinence...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of anticholinergic drugs compared with placebo in the treatment of overactive bladder: systematic review
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 326:841-4. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of anticholinergic drugs for the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Full publication of abstracts of randomised controlled trials published at International Continence Society meetings'
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, 9001, New Zealand
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:101-3. 2004
    ..To find out how many abstracts reporting randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that are submitted to scientific meetings of the International Continence Society (ICS) are later published in full, and any predictors of full publication...
  10. ncbi request reprint Why would anyone be interested in measurement error?
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust Orthod J 23:156-7. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint The reporting quality of abstracts of randomised controlled trials submitted to the ICS meeting in Heidelberg
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:21-4. 2005
    ..This study examines the quality of abstracts of RCTs reported at the ICS meeting in Heidelberg in 2002, using the CONSORT statement as the gold standard...
  12. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of small numbers of trials often agree with longer-term results
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:145-53. 2011
    ..Many systematic reviews include only a few studies. It is unclear whether recommendations based on these will be correct in the longer term; hence, this article explores whether meta-analyses give reliable results after only a few studies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adjustment of meta-analyses on the basis of quality scores should be abandoned
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1249-56. 2006
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Different methods of allocation to groups in randomized trials are associated with different levels of bias. A meta-epidemiological study
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1070-5. 2011
    ..Insecure hiding of the treatment allocation in randomized trials is associated with bias. It is less certain how much bias is associated with different methods of treatment allocation...
  15. doi request reprint Circumcision and risk of sexually transmitted infections in a birth cohort
    Nigel P Dickson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Pediatr 152:383-7. 2008
    ..To determine the impact of early childhood circumcision on sexually transmitted infection (STI) acquisition to age 32 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Otago glaucoma surgery outcome study : long-term results of uveitis with secondary glaucoma drained by Molteno implants
    A C Molteno
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ophthalmology 108:605-13. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Advanced dental maturation in New Zealand Maori and Pacific Island children
    Raymond Te Moananui
    Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Hum Biol 20:43-50. 2008
    ..25, P = 0.212). We conclude that Pacific Island children are advanced in dental maturity compared with Maori children who in turn are more advanced than New Zealand children of European origin...
  18. ncbi request reprint Variations in self-reported health status: results from a New Zealand survey
    N Devlin
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 113:517-20. 2000
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the effects of prostatectomy on symptoms and quality of life
    S Derrett
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 114:276-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate prospectively urinary symptoms and quality of life before and after prostate surgery, among men who had been on a waiting list for elective transurethral prostate resection (TURP)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sexual abstinence at age 21 in New Zealand: the importance of religion
    C Paul
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 51:1-10. 2000
    ..It would be helpful to examine further the features of moral decision making which are characteristic of religious experiences...
  21. doi request reprint The false and the true bifid condyles
    J Dennison
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Homo 59:149-59. 2008
    ..An hypothesis is offered for the occurrence of the groove in the sagittal plane...
  22. ncbi request reprint The influence of context on students' approaches to learning: a case study
    J Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Dent Educ 9:150-6. 2005
    ..These two students also achieved the lowest examination scores. To help explain these findings we examine the wider context for student learning including student motivation...
  23. pmc Risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 acquisition increases over early adulthood: evidence from a cohort study
    N Dickson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, PO Box 913, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Sex Transm Infect 83:87-90. 2007
    ..DESIGN/ SETTING: A cohort study of 1037 people born in Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1972 or 1973...
  24. doi request reprint Osteoporosis and gait and balance disturbances in older sarcopenic obese New Zealanders
    D L Waters
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Osteoporos Int 21:351-7. 2010
    ..Low muscle combined with high fat mass had more functional deficits and poorer bone health, which has implications for falls risk and fractures...
  25. doi request reprint Otago Glaucoma Surgery Outcome Study: long-term results of 841 trabeculectomies
    Tui H Bevin
    Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:731-7. 2008
    ..To describe the long-term outcomes of trabeculectomies performed at Dunedin Hospital and followed in the Otago Glaucoma Surgery Outcome Study...
  26. doi request reprint Male circumcision and serologically determined human papillomavirus infection in a birth cohort
    Nigel P Dickson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:177-83. 2009
    ..001). Circumcision was not found to be protective, with the adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval) for HPV6/11/16/18 seropositivity among the circumcised compared with the uncircumcised being 1.4 (0.89-2.2)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Learning in oral biology: a comparison between deep and surface approaches
    Jules Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Dent J 102:64-8. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound measurements in the management of unstable hips treated with the pavlik harness: reliability and correlation with outcome
    David P Gwynne Jones
    Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:818-22. 2006
    ..27; 95% confidence interval -0.42 to -0.12; P<0.001). We recommend the FHC as being reproducible, useful, and predictive of outcome in neonatal hips treated for instability...
  29. doi request reprint The Equity in Prescription Medicines Use Study: using community pharmacy databases to study medicines utilisation
    Simon Horsburgh
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Biomed Inform 43:982-7. 2010
    ..There are challenges associated with using pharmacy databases however. This paper describes the methods we used, and their performance, so that other researchers considering using pharmacy databases may benefit from our experiences...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Polynesian chin and mandible
    John Dennison
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Anthropol Anz 65:241-52. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Safety and usage of atypical antipsychotic medicines in children: a nationwide prospective cohort study
    Mira Harrison-Woolrych
    Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Saf 30:569-79. 2007
    ..To study the safety and usage of atypical antipsychotic medicines in post-marketing use in a nationwide paediatric population...
  32. doi request reprint Fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events in a general population prescribed sibutramine in New Zealand: a prospective cohort study
    Mira Harrison-Woolrych
    Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Saf 33:605-13. 2010
    ..Further data regarding the cardiovascular safety of sibutramine in a general population are now required...
  33. pmc Vitamin and mineral supplements in pregnancy and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a case-control study
    John D Dockerty
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:136. 2007
    ..The present study tested that association...
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of Molteno implant insertion in cases of chronic angle closure glaucoma
    Sunil P Deokule
    Eye Department, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 35:514-9. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to provide data on the long-term results of cases of chronic angle closure glaucoma with additional risk factors treated by Molteno implants between 1985 and 2004 at Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand...
  35. doi request reprint A comparison of fatigue correlates in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis: disparity in associations with disability, anxiety and sleep disturbance
    Simon Stebbings
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:361-7. 2010
    ..To investigate correlates of fatigue among individuals with RA and OA, including mood, sleep, disease activity and radiographic damage...
  36. doi request reprint The maxillary artery and the lateral pterygoid muscle: the New Zealand story
    John Dennison
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:e26-9. 2009
    ..1) Given the controversy surrounding this relationship, our purpose was to present data gathered from New Zealand caucasoid cadavers over several years...
  37. doi request reprint Effect of restricting access to a suicide jumping site
    Keren Skegg
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:498-502. 2009
    ..This created an opportunity to assess whether loss of vehicular access would lead to a reduction in suicides and emergency police callouts for threatened suicide at the site...
  38. doi request reprint Child sexual abuse and persistence of risky sexual behaviors and negative sexual outcomes over adulthood: findings from a birth cohort
    Thea van Roode
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Child Abuse Negl 33:161-72. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) on adult sexual behaviors and outcomes over three age periods...
  39. doi request reprint Access to elective surgery in New Zealand: considering equity and the private and public mix
    Sarah Derrett
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Int J Health Plann Manage 24:147-60. 2009
    ..Consequences of two-tier health systems, as in New Zealand, need more investigation and public discussion...
  40. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of self-reported sexually transmitted infection incidence by gender and age up to age thirty-two years
    Charlotte Paul
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand charlotte
    Sex Transm Dis 36:63-9. 2009
    ..To examine how incidence of self-reported sexually transmitted infections (STIs) varies by gender and age, and the factors that influence this...
  41. pmc Lumbar segmental mobility disorders: comparison of two methods of defining abnormal displacement kinematics in a cohort of patients with non-specific mechanical low back pain
    J Haxby Abbott
    Clarity Clinical Research Consultants, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:45. 2006
    ..Cut-off points for the diagnosis of LSR & LSI are largely arbitrary. Prevalence of these lumbar segmental mobility disorders (LSMDs) in a non-surgical, primary care LBP population has not been established...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from large-scale comparative dental analysis following the South Asian tsunami of 2004
    Jules A Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Forensic Sci 51:109-12. 2006
    ..These results indicate that AM data collection ideally needs to be collated and checked by a forensically trained dentist(s) in the country of origin...
  43. ncbi request reprint Same-sex attraction in a birth cohort: prevalence and persistence in early adulthood
    Nigel Dickson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 56:1607-15. 2003
    ..Overall these findings argue against any single explanation for homosexual attraction...
  44. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis of efficacy in falls prevention trials
    M Clare Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:530-4. 2005
    ..This makes comparison of the efficacy of particular interventions difficult...
  45. ncbi request reprint The incidence and expression of the subcondylar tubercle of the mandible in early Polynesians, modern Indians and modern Europeans
    John Dennison
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, School of Medical Sciences, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Anthropol Anz 63:129-40. 2005
    ..Where it was present unilaterally, it was far more likely to be present on the left side. This left-side presence coincided with a significantly greater right-side condylar height and ramal width...
  46. ncbi request reprint Incidence of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients taking celecoxib compared with those taking rofecoxib: interim results from the New Zealand Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme
    Mira Harrison-Woolrych
    Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Saf 28:435-42. 2005
    ..This study's aim was to compare the incidence of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients taking celecoxib with patients taking rofecoxib...
  47. ncbi request reprint Patterns of emergence of the human mental nerve
    Jules Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, P O Box 647, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Arch Oral Biol 47:743-7. 2002
    ..The study did not show a measurable anterior loop in the emergence of the mental nerve that would have any significant impact on treatment planning for implants in the anterior mandible...
  48. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in young New Zealanders
    David McBride
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1099. 2004
    ..To describe the occupational implications and impact of low back pain (LBP) in a birth cohort now aged 26...
  49. ncbi request reprint Context rich problems in oral biology teaching
    Jules Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Dent Educ 6:114-20. 2002
    ..In some respects, such as previous exposure to the web and electronic media, non-New Zealanders had had a significantly higher exposure...
  50. doi request reprint Mortality in workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin at a trichlorophenol plant in New Zealand
    David I McBride
    Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1049-56. 2009
    ..We examined the overall mortality rates of 1599 workers employed between 1969 and 1988 at a New Zealand site, which manufactured trichlorophenol...
  51. ncbi request reprint How many antibiotic prescriptions are unsubsidised in New Zealand?
    Pauline Norris
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 119:U1951. 2006
    ..To determine the proportion of prescriptions for antibiotics which were unsubsidised, in one town in one year, and to use this to develop a model which could be used to estimate the number of unsubsidised prescriptions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Dust and noise exposures among farmers in Southland,New Zealand
    Hilda Firth
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Otago Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:155-61. 2006
    ..Reducing noise at source is required, as well as greater use of hearing protection. Inhalable dust levels were low due to the nature of farming in NZ where outdoor pastoral farming is the norm...
  53. ncbi request reprint Unwanted pregnancies involving young women and men in a New Zealand birth cohort
    Nigel Dickson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 115:155-9. 2002
    ..To examine the circumstances of wanted and unwanted pregnancies before age 25 years for both women and men, and compare the circumstances of the most undesired pregnancies with all others...
  54. pmc The role of physical and psychological factors in occupational low back pain: a prospective cohort study
    A M Feyer
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 57:116-20. 2000
    ..To examine risk factors for onset of low back pain (LBP) in healthcare workers...
  55. ncbi request reprint The mental and physical health of female sex workers: a comparative study
    S E Romans
    Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:75-80. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the mental and physical health, adult abuse experiences and social networks of female sex workers with data previously collected from two large community samples of age-matched women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Community hospital versus tertiary hospital comparison in the treatment and outcome of patients with acute coronary syndrome: a New Zealand experience
    Eng Wei Tang
    Department of Cardiology, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 119:U2078. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Otago Glaucoma Surgery Outcome Study: follow-up of young patients who underwent Molteno implant surgery
    John J Ah-Chan
    Eye Department, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ophthalmology 112:2137-42. 2005
    ..To provide data on the results of patients with nonneovascular juvenile glaucoma who had Molteno implant surgery in the province of Otago, New Zealand...
  58. ncbi request reprint Dental and occlusal changes during mandibular advancement splint therapy in sleep disordered patients
    Christopher Robertson
    Department of Oral Sciences and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Orthod 25:371-6. 2003
    ..The appliance used produced small, unpredictable changes in the occlusion that tended to occur after 24 months' wear. It is postulated that the changes in overbite might be lessened by keeping the bite opening to a minimum...
  59. ncbi request reprint Student learning and the teaching-research nexus in oral biology
    J Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Dent Educ 5:60-2. 2001
    ..No significant differences were found when the sample was broken down by country of origin, year of study or gender, suggesting that dental students preferred research-based learning rather than superficial didactic learning...
  60. ncbi request reprint Health of farmers in southland: an overview
    H Firth
    New Zealand Environmental and Occupational Health Research Centre, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Otago Medical School, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 114:426-8. 2001
    ..To describe the health of farmers in Southland...
  61. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colposuspension and tension-free vaginal tape: a systematic review
    N Dean
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BJOG 113:1345-53. 2006
    ..These procedures have been individually compared with the 'gold standard' open Burch colposuspension; however, it now seems appropriate to compare like with like and compare these minimal-access techniques with each other...
  62. ncbi request reprint Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) hospital discharge risk score accurately predicts long-term mortality post acute coronary syndrome
    Eng Wei Tang
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am Heart J 153:29-35. 2007
    ..There is currently no validated risk model to predict mortality beyond 6 months...
  63. ncbi request reprint Survival over 5 years in the initial hospital survivors with acute coronary syndrome: a comparison between a community hospital and a tertiary hospital in New Zealand
    Cheuk Kit Wong
    Department of Cardiology, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 120:U2713. 2007
    ..To compare the outcome of hospital survivors with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) discharged from a community hospital (Invercargill hospital) versus from a tertiary teaching (Dunedin) hospital followed for up to 5 years...
  64. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy of patients with neovascular glaucoma drained by Molteno implants
    John Paul Blanc
    Department of Ophthalmology, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:360-3. 2004
    ..To determine the survival of patients with sighted eyes who had Molteno implants inserted for neovascular glaucoma...
  65. pmc First sexual intercourse: age, coercion, and later regrets reported by a birth cohort
    N Dickson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 316:29-33. 1998
    ..First intercourse at younger ages is associated with risks that are shared unequally between men and women. This information is important to young people themselves...
  66. doi request reprint Time-frequency analysis of chewing activity in the natural environment
    J M C Po
    Sir John Walsh Research Institute, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Dent Res 90:1206-10. 2011
    ..Abbreviations: ANOVA, analysis of variance; CPG, central pattern generator; EMG, electromyography; ICC, Intra-class Correlation coefficient; SD, standard deviation...
  67. doi request reprint Aspirin resistance determined from a bed-side test in patients suspected to have acute coronary syndrome portends a worse 6 months outcome
    J W Chu
    Department of Cardiology, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    QJM 103:405-12. 2010
    ..Coronary patients resistant to aspirin may have increased risk for ischemic events. Little data were available for patients presenting acutely with chest pain...
  68. ncbi request reprint Otago glaucoma surgery outcome study: long-term follow-up of cases of primary glaucoma with additional risk factors drained by Molteno implants
    A C Molteno
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Otago Medical School, P.O. Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ophthalmology 108:2193-200. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The insertion of Molteno implants using the Vicryl-tie technique in this series of 130 cases of primary open-angle glaucoma with additional risk factors controlled the IOP in all cases...
  69. pmc Access to health care and mortality of children under 5 years of age in the Gambia: a case-control study
    Merrin E Rutherford
    Centre for International Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Bull World Health Organ 87:216-24. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of Molteno implant insertion in cases of neovascular glaucoma
    Sean G Every
    Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:355-60. 2006
    ..To describe the long-term outcomes of cases of neovascular glaucoma drained by Molteno implants...
  71. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of an electronic poisons information and clinical decision support tool
    Martin Watts
    New Zealand National Poisons Centre, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Med Inform 71:3-8. 2003
    ..The users of the NZSD assessed the usability and quality of the information of the database...
  72. doi request reprint Sexual function, delivery mode history, pelvic floor muscle exercises and incontinence: a cross-sectional study six years post-partum
    Nicola Dean
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:302-11. 2008
    ..There is controversy over the effect of mode of delivery, pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME), incontinence and sexual function...
  73. doi request reprint Prognostic interactions between statins and in-hospital revascularisation on the outcome of acute coronary syndrome
    Cheuk Kit Wong
    Department of Cardiology, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Heart Lung Circ 18:262-5. 2009
    ..To examine if the prognostic benefit of in-hospital revascularisation on survival among patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) was influenced by the use of statins at the initial hospital discharge...
  74. ncbi request reprint Use of evidence-based management for acute coronary syndrome
    Eng Tang
    Department of Cardiology, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1678. 2005
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  75. ncbi request reprint How to make your article more acceptable for the statistical reviewer
    Peter Herbison
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:318-22. 2007
    ..Neurourol. Urodynam. 26:318-322, 2007. (c) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  76. doi request reprint Relation between blood pressure at hospital discharge after an acute coronary syndrome and long-term survival
    Cheuk Kit Wong
    Department of Cardiology, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Cardiol 101:1239-41. 2008
    ..14, 0.07, and 0.09, respectively). In conclusion, this study established the independent prognostic relation between diastolic BP and survival after acute coronary syndromes...
  77. doi request reprint Preventive measures in infancy to reduce under-five mortality: a case-control study in The Gambia
    Merrin E Rutherford
    Center for International Health, Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trop Med Int Health 14:149-55. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between child mortality and common preventive interventions: vaccination, trained birthing attendants, tetanus toxoid during pregnancy, breastfeeding and vitamin A supplementation...
  78. doi request reprint Anticholinergic drugs, bladder retraining and their combination for urge urinary incontinence: a pilot randomised trial
    Mel Lauti
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1533-43. 2008
    ..9 combination) but dry mouth was more common in those taking drugs. It is feasible to run a pragmatic randomised trial with 12-month follow-up for women with urinary urge incontinence. This will require about 500 participants per arm...
  79. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of older patients with acute coronary syndrome over the last three decades
    Eng Wei Tang
    Dunedin Public Hospital, Cardiology, Dunedin, Otago, and Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otego, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 35:280-5. 2006
    ..To Evaluate the clinical outcome of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) over three decades in Dunedin, New Zealand...
  80. ncbi request reprint Faecal incontinence and mode of first and subsequent delivery: a six-year longitudinal study
    Christine MacArthur
    University of Birmingham, UK
    BJOG 112:1075-82. 2005
    ..To investigate the prevalence of persistent and long term postpartum faecal incontinence and associations with mode of first and subsequent deliveries...
  81. pmc Lumbar segmental instability: a criterion-related validity study of manual therapy assessment
    J Haxby Abbott
    Clarity Clinical Research Consultants, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:56. 2005
    ..Musculoskeletal physiotherapists routinely assess lumbar segmental motion during the clinical examination of a patient with low back pain. The validity of manual assessment of segmental motion has not, however, been adequately investigated...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cephalometric correction factors for bite opening--a dry skull study
    Emily Lam
    General Dental Practice, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Orthod 28:378-82. 2006
    ..Regression analysis produced a highly significant (P < 0.001) gradient for each of these angular relationships, allowing a set of correction factors to be produced, which can be applied to bite openings up to 5 mm...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prioritizing patients for elective surgery: a prospective study of clinical priority assessment criteria in New Zealand
    Sarah Derrett
    Centre for Health Planning and Management, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:91-105. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how robust patient rankings were and the extent to which the patients selected were those who benefited the most from surgery...
  84. ncbi request reprint Utilization of preoperative urodynamic investigations by gynecologists who frequently operate for female urinary incontinence
    Paul M Duggan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:282-7; discussion 286-7. 2003
    ..There are differences in utilization between subspecialists and generalists that are not explained by access. These observations could be explained by poor understanding or a lack of belief in the value of urodynamic investigations...
  85. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of explicit prioritisation for elective surgery: a prospective study
    Sarah Derrett
    Centre for Health Planning and Management, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:S14-22. 2002
    ..Patients' perceptions of the 'booking system' for surgery were also explored...
  86. ncbi request reprint IRB approval: consideration of power is essential for ethical approval
    Peter Herbison
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:397. 2005
  87. ncbi request reprint Vertical changes in treated and untreated Class II division 1 malocclusions
    Craig Sharp
    Aust Orthod J 23:114-20. 2007
    ..Treatment-induced increases in the height of the face may be permanent...
  88. ncbi request reprint A cluster of thyrotoxicosis associated with consumption of a soy milk product
    Rebecca O'Connell
    Public Health South, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:511-2. 2005
    ..To determine whether a New Zealand cluster of thyrotoxicosis with low uptake on scintiscan was associated with soy milk consumption...
  89. ncbi request reprint Late publication of randomized trials presented as abstracts at ICS meetings
    Peter Herbison
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:300; discussion 300. 2006