N M Kerse

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Life and living in advanced age: a cohort study in New Zealand--e Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ: study protocol
    Karen J Hayman
    Department of General Practice and Primary Healthcare, University of Auckland, Private Bay, 92109 Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Geriatr 12:33. 2012
  2. pmc Aged Residential Care Health Utilisation Study (ARCHUS): a randomised controlled trial to reduce acute hospitalisations from residential aged care
    Susan J Foster
    Freemasons Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Auckland, C WDHB, Private Bag 93503, Takapuna, Auckland, 0740, New Zealand
    BMC Geriatr 12:54. 2012
  3. pmc Health equity in the New Zealand health care system: a national survey
    Nicolette F Sheridan
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 10:45. 2011
  4. pmc The healthy steps study: a randomized controlled trial of a pedometer-based green prescription for older adults. Trial protocol
    Gregory S Kolt
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:404. 2009
  5. pmc Falls Assessment Clinical Trial (FACT): design, interventions, recruitment strategies and participant characteristics
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:185. 2007
  6. pmc Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study
    Michelle K Williamson
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:42. 2007
  7. pmc Primary care patients reporting concerns about their gambling frequently have other co-occurring lifestyle and mental health issues
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Fam Pract 7:25. 2006
  8. pmc Physician-patient relationship and medication compliance: a primary care investigation
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 2:455-61. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Is physical activity counseling effective for older people? A cluster randomized, controlled trial in primary care
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1951-6. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Falls after stroke: results from the Auckland Regional Community Stroke (ARCOS) Study, 2002 to 2003
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Stroke 39:1890-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. pmc Life and living in advanced age: a cohort study in New Zealand--e Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ: study protocol
    Karen J Hayman
    Department of General Practice and Primary Healthcare, University of Auckland, Private Bay, 92109 Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Geriatr 12:33. 2012
    ..The study aimed to establish predictors of successful advanced ageing and understand the relative importance of health, frailty, cultural, social & economic factors to successful ageing for Māori and non-Māori in New Zealand...
  2. pmc Aged Residential Care Health Utilisation Study (ARCHUS): a randomised controlled trial to reduce acute hospitalisations from residential aged care
    Susan J Foster
    Freemasons Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Auckland, C WDHB, Private Bag 93503, Takapuna, Auckland, 0740, New Zealand
    BMC Geriatr 12:54. 2012
    ..This paper describes a randomised controlled trial of a structured multi-disciplinary team and gerontology nurse specialist (GNS) intervention aiming to reduce residents' avoidable hospitalisations...
  3. pmc Health equity in the New Zealand health care system: a national survey
    Nicolette F Sheridan
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 10:45. 2011
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  4. pmc The healthy steps study: a randomized controlled trial of a pedometer-based green prescription for older adults. Trial protocol
    Gregory S Kolt
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:404. 2009
    ..Older adults are particularly at risk of physical inactivity, and would greatly benefit from successful targeted physical activity interventions...
  5. pmc Falls Assessment Clinical Trial (FACT): design, interventions, recruitment strategies and participant characteristics
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:185. 2007
    ..We describe the rationale, intervention, study design, recruitment strategies and baseline characteristics of participants in a randomised controlled trial of a multifactorial falls prevention programme in primary health care...
  6. pmc Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study
    Michelle K Williamson
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:42. 2007
    ..The paper aims to outline experiences that may be of interest to others considering engaging GPs and/or their patients in primary care studies...
  7. pmc Primary care patients reporting concerns about their gambling frequently have other co-occurring lifestyle and mental health issues
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Fam Pract 7:25. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Physician-patient relationship and medication compliance: a primary care investigation
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 2:455-61. 2004
    ..We assessed the relationship between 4 attributes of the physician-patient relationship and medication compliance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is physical activity counseling effective for older people? A cluster randomized, controlled trial in primary care
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1951-6. 2005
    ..To establish the effectiveness of the Green Prescription physical activity counseling program in increasing activity and quality of life in older community-dwelling people...
  10. doi request reprint Falls after stroke: results from the Auckland Regional Community Stroke (ARCOS) Study, 2002 to 2003
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Stroke 39:1890-3. 2008
    ..Falls are an important issue in older people. We aimed to determine the incidence, circumstances, and predictors of falls in patients with recent acute stroke...
  11. pmc DeLLITE depression in late life: an intervention trial of exercise. Design and recruitment of a randomised controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Geriatr 8:12. 2008
    ..Meta-analyses show gaps in the research with poor trial design compromising certainty in conclusions and few programmes showing sustained effects...
  12. pmc Falls, depression and antidepressants in later life: a large primary care appraisal
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 3:e2423. 2008
    ..Depression and falls are common and co-exist for older people. Safe management of each of these conditions is important to quality of life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fall prevention in residential care: a cluster, randomized, controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:524-31. 2004
    ..To establish the effectiveness of a fall-prevention program in reducing falls and injurious falls in older residential care residents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Care for older persons. Are divisional programs meeting needs?
    N Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust Fam Physician 29:389-91. 2000
    ..A national forum on healthy ageing was convened for divisions of general practice in November 1998...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evidence databases, the Internet, and general practitioners: the New Zealand story
    N Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland
    N Z Med J 114:89-91. 2001
    ..To determine self-reported access to and use of the Internet and the Cochrane Library by general practitioners (GPs) in New Zealand...
  16. pmc Home-based activity program for older people with depressive symptoms: DeLLITE--a randomized controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 8:214-23. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Does a functional activity programme improve function, quality of life, and falls for residents in long term care? Cluster randomised controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, 1001, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a1445. 2008
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an activity programme in improving function, quality of life, and falls in older people in residential care...
  18. doi request reprint The BRIGHT tool
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 37:553-88. 2008
    ..We aim to validate a brief postal questionnaire, the Brief Risk Identification of Geriatric Health Tool (BRIGHT) questionnaire, to find cases of older people with disabilities (case-finding) living in the community...
  19. pmc Improving the health behaviours of elderly people: randomised controlled trial of a general practice education programme
    N M Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 319:683-7. 1999
    ..To establish the effect of an educational intervention for general practitioners on the health behaviours and wellbeing of elderly patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Public views and use of antibiotics for the common cold before and after an education campaign in New Zealand
    Misty Curry
    University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U1957. 2006
    ..The context is a nationwide project to reduce the consumption of antibiotics...
  21. doi request reprint Promoting independence in residential care: successful recruitment for a randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn Peri
    School of Nursing, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:251-6. 2008
    ..To describe the recruitment strategy and association between facility and staff characteristics and success of resident recruitment for the Promoting Independence in Residential Care (PIRC) trial...
  22. ncbi request reprint Circumstances and consequences of falls in residential care: the New Zealand story
    Meg Butler
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1076. 2004
    ..To describe the circumstances and consequences of falls in long-term residential care homes in New Zealand...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of e-textbooks. DynaMed, MD Consult and UpToDate
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust Fam Physician 37:878-82. 2008
    ..To evaluate the acceptability and utilisation of three electronic textbooks: DynaMed, MD Consult (including FirstConsult) and UpToDate...
  24. doi request reprint The impact of stroke on unpaid caregivers: results from The Auckland Regional Community Stroke study, 2002-2003
    Varsha Parag
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:548-54. 2008
    ..Few studies have assessed the longitudinal impact of providing unpaid care for stroke survivors. We aimed to describe the positive and negative impact of providing unpaid care and to identify independent predictors of poor carer outcome...
  25. pmc Screening for depression in primary care with two verbally asked questions: cross sectional study
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, PB 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 327:1144-6. 2003
    ..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of two verbally asked questions for screening for depression...
  26. ncbi request reprint Wearing slippers, falls and injury in residential care
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:180-7. 2004
    ..Risk factor studies for falls in residential care have not included factors related to the facilities themselves...
  27. pmc Validation of PHQ-2 and PHQ-9 to screen for major depression in the primary care population
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 8:348-53. 2010
    ..Using a reference standard, we aimed to validate the 2- and 9-question Patient Health Questionnaires (PHQ-2 and PHQ-9) in primary care settings. The PHQ-2 comprises the first 2 questions of the PHQ-9...
  28. doi request reprint Attitudes and reactions to a healthcare robot
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Telemed J E Health 16:608-13. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Intercultural residential care in New Zealand
    Liz Kiata
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Qual Health Res 14:313-27. 2004
    ....
  30. pmc Do delayed prescriptions reduce antibiotic use in respiratory tract infections? A systematic review
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Gen Pract 53:871-7. 2003
    ..There is concern about the increasing resistance of antibiotics to common bacteria. Delayed prescribing for respiratory tract infections is a strategy that may reduce the use of antibiotics...
  31. pmc Effectiveness of counselling patients on physical activity in general practice: cluster randomised controlled trial
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 326:793. 2003
    ..To assess the long term effectiveness of the "green prescription" programme, a clinician based initiative in general practice that provides counselling on physical activity...
  32. doi request reprint Older people and their social spaces: a study of well-being and attachment to place in Aotearoa New Zealand
    Janine L Wiles
    School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 68:664-71. 2009
    ..They did not, however necessarily view changes as negative; instead there was a delicate negotiation of positive and negative aspects, and complex engagement with 'social space' as a profoundly meaningful construct...
  33. doi request reprint Recruitment of practices in primary care research: the long and the short of it
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Fam Pract 26:128-36. 2009
    ..To determine factors that facilitated or hindered recruitment of general practices into a large New Zealand primary care project that aimed to determine general practice characteristics of immunization coverage...
  34. ncbi request reprint Physical activity promotion in general practice--patient attitudes
    Carolyn Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust Fam Physician 36:1061-4. 2007
    ..Long term adherence to primary care physical activity intervention is poor. This study explored attitudes and subjective experiences of those who received such an intervention...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk management of different ethnic groups with type 2 diabetes in primary care in New Zealand
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:468-73. 2008
    ..To examine cardiovascular preventive and renal protective treatment for different ethnic groups with diabetes in primary care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Delayed antibiotic prescriptions: what are the experiences and attitudes of physicians and patients?
    Bruce Arroll
    Division of General Practice Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical Health Sciences, University of Auckland Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Fam Pract 51:954-9. 2002
    ..To explore the experiences and opinions of family physicians and patients regarding the delay of antibiotic prescriptions, to be dispensed if symptoms persist or worsen over time, in treating upper respiratory tract infections...
  37. ncbi request reprint Incidence of stroke in women in Auckland, New Zealand. Ethnic trends over two decades: 1981-2003
    Lorna Dyall
    Division of Maori Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U2309. 2006
    ..This paper reports on the burden of stroke in women across different ethnic groups over the study period from 1981 to 2003...
  38. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of depression among Maori patients in Auckland general practice
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 1:26-9. 2009
    ..There has been concern over high rates of mental illness in Maori. Previous studies in general practice have had small sample sizes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Residential care workers and residents: the New Zealand story
    Liz Kiata
    General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health Tamaki Campus, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1445. 2005
    ..To describe the nature and size of long-term residential care homes in New Zealand; funding of facilities; and the ethnic and gender composition of residents and residential care workers nationwide...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determining immunisation coverage rates in primary health care practices: a simple goal but a complex task
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Med Inform 77:477-85. 2008
    ..To explore the quality of data recording by practices and identify issues to be considered and addressed before such data can be used as a continuous measure of immunisation delivery...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does functionally based activity make a difference to health status and mobility? A randomised controlled trial in residential care facilities (The Promoting Independent Living Study; PILS)
    Kathryn Peri
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 37:57-63. 2008
    ..to determine whether a repetitive activities of daily living (ADL) activity programme improves health status, life satisfaction and mobility for older people living in residential care...
  42. ncbi request reprint What is associated with nutrition risk in very old age?
    C A Wham
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University, Albany Campus, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:247-51. 2011
    ..To identify factors associated with nutrition risk among a purposive sample of those in advanced aged...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health promotion and older people: the role of the general practitioner in Australia in promoting healthy ageing
    J Sims
    Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:356-9. 2000
    ..This paper comments on how the health assessments can be conducted to best effect, to strengthen the role of GPs in primary care and to promote autonomy and independence in older people...
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of aspirin and statins for cardiovascular risk reduction in New Zealand: the residential care story
    Jae Bon Hong
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 1:184-9. 2009
    ....
  45. doi request reprint An association between ethnicity and cardiovascular outcomes for people with Type 2 diabetes in New Zealand
    T Kenealy
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 25:1302-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between ethnicity and risk of first cardiovascular (CV) event for people with Type 2 diabetes in New Zealand...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validation of quality of life and functional measures for older people for telephone administration
    Ssu Yu Lin
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 2:35-42. 2010
    ..Quality of life (QoL) and functional status are important aspects of health especially for older people. Efficient and valid ways of measuring older people's health is of great importance...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality of residential care for older people: does education for healthcare assistants make a difference?
    Barbara Smith
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1437. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of a healthcare assistant education programme on the quality of care for older people living in a residential home in Auckland, New Zealand...
  48. doi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological and functional outcomes in stroke survivors: current evidence and perspectives for new research
    Valery L Feigin
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health and Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Stroke 3:33-40. 2008
    ..To appraise the literature on long-term neuropsychological and functional outcomes in stroke survivors and identify the gaps, challenges and future research in this area...
  49. ncbi request reprint Continuity through change, a threat or a promise?
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U276. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Intraclass correlation coefficients from three cluster randomised controlled trials in primary and residential health care
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:461-7. 2005
    ..This paper provides intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs) for estimation of sample size inflation required in future cluster randomised trials in primary or residential care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Older people and after hours care
    Ngaire Kerse
    N Z Med J 119:U1980. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of telephone counseling on physical activity for low-active older people in primary care: a randomized, controlled trial
    Gregory S Kolt
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:986-92. 2007
    ..To assess the long-term effectiveness of a telephone counseling intervention on physical activity and health-related quality of life in low-active older adults recruited through their primary care physician...
  53. pmc Delayed prescriptions
    Bruce Arroll
    BMJ 327:1361-2. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical activity counselling in general practice
    Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1216. 2004
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of the 'Green Prescription' physical activity counselling programme in general practice...
  55. ncbi request reprint Kiwis in America: reflections on the US primary care system
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U856. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use for upper respiratory tract infections before and after a education campaign as reported by general practitioners in New Zealand
    Linda Sung
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 119:U1956. 2006
    ..To assess change in general practitioner (GP) management of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) during a nationwide project to reduce antibiotic consumption in a half-decade (1998 to 2002-3)...
  57. ncbi request reprint An overview and process evaluation of TeleWalk: a telephone-based counseling intervention to encourage walking in older adults
    Gregory S Kolt
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 21:201-8. 2006
    ..Findings from this evaluation can be used to inform such interventions and ensure their relevance to community-dwelling older adults...