Amanda J Wheeler

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Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Admissions to acute psychiatric inpatient services in Auckland, New Zealand: a demographic and diagnostic review
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health Services and Community Alcohol and Drug Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1752. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Five-year follow-up of an acute psychiatric admission cohort in Auckland, New Zealand
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:30-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk assessment and management in mental health clients: perceptions of mental health and general practitioners in New Zealand
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 1:11-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk assessment and management in mental health clients: whose role is it anyway?
    Amanda J Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Community Ment Health J 46:531-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Impact of audit and feedback on antipsychotic prescribing in schizophrenia
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:441-50. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Mood stabilizer loading versus titration in acute mania: audit of clinical practice
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitakere Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:955-62. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Ethnic comparisons of antipsychotic use in schizophrenia
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Snelgar Building, Waitakere Hospital, Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:863-73. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes for schizophrenia patients with clozapine treatment: how good does it get?
    A Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitakere Hospital, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 23:957-65. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Treatment pathway and patterns of clozapine prescribing for schizophrenia in New Zealand
    Amanda J Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Pharmacother 42:852-60. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic, functional and clinical correlates in outpatients with schizophrenia: comparison with affective disorders
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Snelgar Building, Waitakere Hospital, Auckland, Waitakere, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:809-18. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Admissions to acute psychiatric inpatient services in Auckland, New Zealand: a demographic and diagnostic review
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health Services and Community Alcohol and Drug Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1752. 2005
    ..This paper describes demographic and diagnostic data for people admitted to three psychiatric units in Auckland, New Zealand over the year 2000...
  2. ncbi request reprint Five-year follow-up of an acute psychiatric admission cohort in Auckland, New Zealand
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:30-8. 2011
    ..This paper describes a follow-up of acute psychiatric hospital contact in Auckland, New Zealand for an admission cohort in the 5-years past an index admission (published in the NZMJ in 2005)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk assessment and management in mental health clients: perceptions of mental health and general practitioners in New Zealand
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 1:11-9. 2009
    ..This study explores health practitioners' knowledge, attitudes, barriers/solutions towards cardiovascular risk assessment and management in mental health patients...
  4. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk assessment and management in mental health clients: whose role is it anyway?
    Amanda J Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Community Ment Health J 46:531-9. 2010
    ..Whilst there is a need to identify an optimal care model there is an even greater need to take some rather than no action...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of audit and feedback on antipsychotic prescribing in schizophrenia
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:441-50. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of audit and feedback on antipsychotic prescribing for schizophrenia outpatients over 4.5 years...
  6. doi request reprint Mood stabilizer loading versus titration in acute mania: audit of clinical practice
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitakere Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:955-62. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the use of a loading strategy with lithium or valproate followed recommended practice and second, whether this had any impact on indicators of outcome in acutely manic inpatients...
  7. doi request reprint Ethnic comparisons of antipsychotic use in schizophrenia
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Snelgar Building, Waitakere Hospital, Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:863-73. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare ethnic groups for antipsychotic prescribing in schizophrenia over 4.5 years...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes for schizophrenia patients with clozapine treatment: how good does it get?
    A Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitakere Hospital, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 23:957-65. 2009
    ..These findings support the recommendation of prolonged clozapine trials to improve cost-effectiveness in the most seriously unwell schizophrenia patients...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment pathway and patterns of clozapine prescribing for schizophrenia in New Zealand
    Amanda J Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Pharmacother 42:852-60. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic, functional and clinical correlates in outpatients with schizophrenia: comparison with affective disorders
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Snelgar Building, Waitakere Hospital, Auckland, Waitakere, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:809-18. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in antipsychotic prescribing in schizophrenia in Auckland
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health Services and Community Alcohol and Drug Services, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 14:169-74. 2006
    ..This study describes antipsychotic prescribing practices for outpatients with schizophrenia over a 3 year period in two large mental health catchment areas of Auckland...
  12. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotic use for adult outpatients in New Zealand's Auckland and Northland regions
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, PO Box 44055, Pt Chevalier, Auckland 1246
    N Z Med J 119:U2055. 2006
    ..To outline the prescribing patterns of atypical antipsychotics for adult mental health outpatients in Auckland and Northland in 2004...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sedative-hypnotic treatment in an acute psychiatric setting: comparison with best practice guidance
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, Private Bag 93115, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pharm World Sci 29:603-10. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to review treatment patterns of sedative-hypnotic agents within an acute adult inpatient psychiatric service, compare prescribing with best-practice recommendations for use and explore potential interventions...
  14. doi request reprint Explicit review of risperidone long-acting injection prescribing practice
    A Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addictions, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:651-63. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Patterns of clozapine prescribing in a mental health service in New Zealand
    Jeff Harrison
    Medicines Management Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pharm World Sci 32:503-11. 2010
    ..To describe clozapine prescribing in a mental health service in Auckland, New Zealand and compare it with national and international treatment guidelines...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pacific healthcare workers and their treatment interventions for Pacific clients with alcohol and drug issues in New Zealand
    Gail Robinson
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board and Department of Social and Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U1809. 2006
    ..To provide an overview of the treatment interventions and practices of Pacific alcohol and other drugs (AOD) services in New Zealand...
  17. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of long-acting risperidone in New Zealand: a report of resource utilization and costs in a 12-month mirror-image analysis
    Christopher Carswell
    Adis, a Wolters Kluwer Business, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Drug Investig 30:777-87. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol assessment: the practice, knowledge, and attitudes of staff working in the general medical wards of a large metropolitan hospital
    Justin Pulford
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre CRRC, Waitemata District Health Board DHB, Auckland
    N Z Med J 120:U2608. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Barriers and solutions to implementing metabolic risk assessment in a secondary mental health service
    Lucy Dunbar
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addictions, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 18:322-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to understand the barriers and resulting solutions encountered by mental health service staff during the implementation of a metabolic risk assessment programme...
  20. doi request reprint Implementing metabolic risk assessment in a secondary care mental health service
    Lucy Dunbar
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addictions, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 18:318-21. 2010
    ..Around 15% of all adult service users of the mental health service in the locality attended this metabolic risk assessment clinic in the first 12 months of its operation...
  21. ncbi request reprint The substances and choices scale (SACS)--the development and testing of a new alcohol and other drug screening and outcome measurement instrument for young people
    Grant Christie
    Community Alcohol and Drug Youth Service, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Addiction 102:1390-8. 2007
    ..To describe the development and evaluation of the Substances and Choices Scale (SACS), an adolescent alcohol and other drug (AOD) self-report instrument designed in a similar format to the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)...
  22. doi request reprint Explicit versus implicit review to explore combination antipsychotic prescribing
    Amanda Wheeler
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Waitakere Hospital, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:685-91. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint The CYP2D6 metaboliser status of patients prescribed risperidone for the treatment of psychosis
    Lucy Dunbar
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:29-34. 2009
    ..To identify the distribution of CYP2D6 metaboliser status in patients who were being prescribed risperidone for the treatment of psychosis in a New Zealand-based clinical population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Exploration of Pacific perspectives of Pacific models of mental health service delivery in New Zealand
    Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni
    Clinical Research and Resource Centre, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pac Health Dialog 15:18-27. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Screening and brief interventions for alcohol: attitudes, knowledge and experience of community pharmacists in Auckland, New Zealand
    Janie Sheridan
    The School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:380-7. 2008
    ..This role has not been taken up by community pharmacists. This study aimed to explore attitudes, knowledge, barriers and incentives towards involvement of community pharmacists in New Zealand with problem drinkers...
  26. pmc Pharmacotherapy for treatment-resistant schizophrenia
    Meghan E McIlwain
    School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 7:135-49. 2011
    ..This review describes the recent evidence for treatment strategies for people not responding to nonclozapine antipsychotic agents and people not responding or only partially responding to clozapine...
  27. doi request reprint Antidepressant dispensing trends in New Zealand between 2004 and 2007
    Daniel Exeter
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:1131-40. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore antidepressant dispensing trends in New Zealand over a 3 year period (2004-2007) with a focus on trends by age, gender, ethnicity, District Health Board and type of antidepressant...
  28. ncbi request reprint Initiation into methamphetamine use: qualitative findings from an exploration of first time use among a group of New Zealand users
    Janie Sheridan
    School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychoactive Drugs 41:11-7. 2009
    ..Several reported risk-taking behaviors on the first occasion of use. The findings have important implications for potential interventions and harm reduction strategies at first use...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcomes among women younger than age 40 in a state breast cancer screening program
    John T Vetto
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Am J Surg 191:635-40. 2006
    ..The value of entering women younger than age 40 in breast cancer screening programs (SPs) remains unclear...