Konrad Jamrozik

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Research ethics paperwork: what is the plot we seem to have lost?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 329:286-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint What drives the NHS?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Charing Cross, London, UK
    Med J Aust 179:575-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The UK smoking time-warp: roll on 1989! Targets for the prevalence of smoking in 2010 are embarrassingly modest
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London, W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 180:266-7. 2004
  4. pmc National audit of post-operative management in spinal surgery
    Alison H McGregor
    Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:47. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Lying awake worrying about asteroids
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 181:417-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The energy of slaves
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 181:534-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based medicine to undergraduate medical students: a course integrating ethics, audit, management and clinical epidemiology
    Martin Rhodes
    Imperial College, UK
    Med Teach 28:313-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Research assessment: there must be an easier way
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College at Charing Cross, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 180:553-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of screening for risk of medical emergencies in the elderly
    Lesley Walker
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Age Ageing 34:238-42. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Jeopardising a Hippocratic tradition
    David P Weller
    Department of General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 181:660-1. 2004

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  1. pmc Research ethics paperwork: what is the plot we seem to have lost?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 329:286-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint What drives the NHS?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Charing Cross, London, UK
    Med J Aust 179:575-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The UK smoking time-warp: roll on 1989! Targets for the prevalence of smoking in 2010 are embarrassingly modest
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London, W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 180:266-7. 2004
  4. pmc National audit of post-operative management in spinal surgery
    Alison H McGregor
    Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:47. 2006
    ..There is some evidence from a Cochrane review that rehabilitation following spinal surgery may be beneficial...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lying awake worrying about asteroids
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 181:417-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The energy of slaves
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 181:534-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based medicine to undergraduate medical students: a course integrating ethics, audit, management and clinical epidemiology
    Martin Rhodes
    Imperial College, UK
    Med Teach 28:313-7. 2006
    ..We give examples of recurring experiences from successive cohorts and discuss assessment issues and how our multi-phasic evaluation informs evolution of the course and the potential for future developments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Research assessment: there must be an easier way
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College at Charing Cross, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 180:553-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of screening for risk of medical emergencies in the elderly
    Lesley Walker
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Age Ageing 34:238-42. 2005
    ..We evaluated one of these initiatives-the Keep Well At Home (KWAH) Project-in a West London Primary Care Trust...
  10. ncbi request reprint Jeopardising a Hippocratic tradition
    David P Weller
    Department of General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 181:660-1. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Modernisation or reform? The NHS approach
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Med J Aust 180:441-2. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint UK health inequalities: the class system is alive and well
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Med J Aust 181:128. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Preventing recurrent events long term after coronary artery bypass graft: suboptimal use of medications in a population study
    Pamela J Bradshaw
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Am Heart J 147:1047-53. 2004
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of pharmacotherapy for prevention of new cardiac events in a large population-based series...
  14. doi request reprint Elevated total cholesterol: its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from coronary heart disease and ischaemic stroke in the Asia-Pacific region
    Mark Woodward
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:397-401. 2008
    ..About half of the world's cases of cardiovascular disease occur in the Asia-Pacific region. The contribution of serum total cholesterol (TC) to this burden is poorly quantified...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal partner criminality and cannabis use in young adulthood: prospective study
    Mohammad R Hayatbakhsh
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:546-53. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a smoking cessation intervention in older adults
    Robert J Tait
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Addiction 102:148-55. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Do parents' marital circumstances predict young adults' DSM-IV cannabis use disorders? A prospective study
    Mohammad R Hayatbakhsh
    Addiction 101:1778-86. 2006
    ..To determine whether parental marital status and marital quality in adolescence are associated with cannabis use disorders in young adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hypertension: its prevalence and population-attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific region
    Alexandra L C Martiniuk
    The George Institute for International Health at the University of Sydney, Australia
    J Hypertens 25:73-9. 2007
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  19. pmc Is mortality from heart failure increasing in Australia? An analysis of official data on mortality for 1997-2003
    Farid Najafi
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:722-8. 2006
    ..To assess whether trends in mortality from heart failure (HF) in Australia are due to a change in awareness of the condition or real changes in its epidemiology...
  20. ncbi request reprint Recent changes in heart failure hospitalisations in Australia
    Farid Najafi
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:228-33. 2007
    ..To assess trends in admissions of patients with heart failure (HF) to all hospitals in Australia between 1996-1997 and 2003-2004...
  21. ncbi request reprint Legislative and regulatory measures for preventing alcohol-related drownings and near-drownings
    Samantha Diplock
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:314-7. 2006
    ..Alcohol contributes to about 30% of drowning fatalities associated with recreational aquatic activity and to 35% of drownings associated with boating. We consider regulatory and legislative strategies for preventing such deaths...
  22. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of colonialism
    Konrad Jamrozik
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Lancet 368:4-6. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease: persistence of excess risk in former smokers
    Bess Fowler
    Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:219-24. 2002
    ..To determine the age-standardised prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and associated risk factors, particularly smoking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal smoking and alcohol consumption with young adults' cannabis use: a prospective study
    Mohammad Reza Hayatbakhsh
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 166:592-8. 2007
    ..Prevention programs that address maternal and adolescent tobacco use and adolescent externalizing behavior should be considered as strategies to reduce cannabis use by young adults...
  25. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the frequency and longer-term outcome of heart failure complicating myocardial infarction
    Farid Najafi
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:879-85. 2007
    ..To investigate trends in incidence and long-term outcome of heart failure (HF) developing within 28 days of first-ever acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Male erectile dysfunction: its prevalence in Western australia and associated sociodemographic factors
    Kew Kim Chew
    Keogh Institute for Medical Research, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:60-9. 2008
    ..This is a report of a population-based cross-sectional observational study in Western Australia (WA) on male erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vitamins B12, B6, and folic acid for onset of depressive symptoms in older men: results from a 2-year placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Andrew H Ford
    South Metropolitan Health Service, Perth, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1203-9. 2008
    ..To examine whether use of vitamins B(12), B(6), and folate was associated with reduced severity of depressive symptoms and 2-year incidence of clinically significant depression...
  28. doi request reprint Plasma cholesterol levels continue to decline despite the rising prevalence of obesity: population trends in Perth, Western Australia, 1980-1999
    Michael S Hobbs
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands WA, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:319-24. 2008
    ..An understanding of the temporal relationship between obesity and other risk factors is required...
  29. doi request reprint Lower sex hormone-binding globulin is more strongly associated with metabolic syndrome than lower total testosterone in older men: the Health in Men Study
    S A Paul Chubb
    PathWest, Department of Biochemistry, Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia, 6160 Australia
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:785-92. 2008
    ..As SHBG increases with age while testosterone declines, we examined the relative contributions of SHBG and testosterone to the risk of metabolic syndrome in older men...
  30. doi request reprint Homocysteine and C-reactive protein are not markers of cognitive impairment in patients with major cardiovascular disease
    Brendan Silbert
    Centre for Anaesthesia and Cognitive Function, Department of Anaesthesia, St Vincent s Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:309-16. 2008
    ..Raised concentrations of plasma homocysteine and C-reactive protein (CRP) are associated with vascular disease and have also been implicated as independent risk factors for cognitive impairment in population studies...
  31. doi request reprint Trends in incidence and outcome of stroke in Perth, Western Australia during 1989 to 2001: the Perth Community Stroke Study
    Md Shaheenul Islam
    Neurological and Mental Health Division, The George Institute for International Health, The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Stroke 39:776-82. 2008
    ..We studied temporal trends in major stroke outcomes in Perth, Western Australia (WA), comparing 3 12-month periods, roughly 5 years apart, between 1989 and 2001...
  32. doi request reprint Male erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease: is there an intimate nexus?
    Kew Kim Chew
    Keogh Institute for Medical Research, A Block, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:928-34. 2008
    ..Various studies report increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with cardiovascular (CV) disease and postulate an intimate nexus between the two conditions...
  33. doi request reprint Smoking is associated with reduced cortical regional gray matter density in brain regions associated with incipient Alzheimer disease
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:92-8. 2008
    ..The authors designed this study to determine if older people who smoke have decreased gray matter density in brain regions associated with incipient AD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Associations between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and both stroke and coronary heart disease in the Asia Pacific region
    Mark Woodward
    Eur Heart J 28:2653-60. 2007
    ..The inverse relationship between high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and coronary heart disease (CHD) is well established. Questions remain about the association between HDL cholesterol and stroke, particularly for stroke subtypes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Screening in early childhood for risk of later mental health problems: a longitudinal study
    Jake M Najman
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    J Psychiatr Res 42:694-700. 2008
    ..Our findings challenge an existing movement encouraging the detection and treatment of those with symptoms of mental illness in early childhood...
  36. pmc Estimate of deaths attributable to passive smoking among UK adults: database analysis
    Konrad Jamrozik
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    BMJ 330:812. 2005
    ..To estimate deaths from passive smoking in employees of the hospitality industry as well as in the general workforce and general population of the United Kingdom...
  37. ncbi request reprint Successful mental health aging: results from a longitudinal study of older Australian men
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:27-35. 2006
    ..The authors investigated the associations of medical and lifestyle factors with the mental health of men in their 80s...
  38. ncbi request reprint Migraine and risk of subarachnoid haemorrhage: a population-based case-control study
    Kristie N Carter
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 12:534-7. 2005
    ..Evidence exists for an association between migraine and ischaemic stroke, but there is uncertainty about whether migraine is a risk factor for subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluating curriculum changes in undergraduate cancer education
    Darren Starmer
    Education Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Cancer Educ 19:156-60. 2004
    ..This article evaluates the introduction of these dedicated clinical attachments in cancer and palliative care...
  40. ncbi request reprint Suspected child abuse: false positives or false negatives?
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Med J Aust 181:240-1. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Don't push 'bans', just live smoke-free
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:468. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Quality, morale and the new contract with GPs
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 180:57-8. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint The management of early breast carcinoma before and after the introduction of clinical practice guidelines
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer 101:476-85. 2004
    ..This article describes the management of early-stage breast carcinoma both before and after the introduction of these guidelines...
  44. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking and the risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage: an international population-based case-control study
    Craig S Anderson
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Stroke 35:633-7. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to better clarify the risks associated with cigarette smoking and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  45. pmc Population strategies to prevent smoking
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Imperial College, London, and visiting professor in public health, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth
    BMJ 328:759-62. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and vitamin status in older people in Perth
    Leon A Flicker
    Med J Aust 180:539-40. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Hard lessons from a randomised controlled trial
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Med J Aust 176:248-9. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Triggers of subarachnoid hemorrhage: role of physical exertion, smoking, and alcohol in the Australasian Cooperative Research on Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Study (ACROSS)
    Craig Anderson
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Stroke 34:1771-6. 2003
    ..Unaccustomed strenuous physical exertion can trigger myocardial infarction, but little is known about the mechanisms precipitating subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Developing a framework for assessment of the environmental determinants of walking and cycling
    Terri Pikora
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, WA 6009, Crawley, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 56:1693-703. 2003
    ..Identifying the environmental factors that influence walking and cycling will allow the inclusion of a public health perspective as well as those of urban planning and transport in the design of built environments...
  50. pmc Population based randomised controlled trial on impact of screening on mortality from abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Paul E Norman
    School of Surgery and Pathology, University of Western Australia, Fremantle Hospital, PO Box 480, Fremantle, WA 6959, Australia
    BMJ 329:1259. 2004
    ..To assess whether screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms in men reduces mortality...
  51. ncbi request reprint The woefully wired world of health service computing
    Konrad Jamrozik
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 182:556. 2005
    ..Health services need state-of-the-art health information systems...
  52. ncbi request reprint Smoking and elevated blood pressure are the most important risk factors for subarachnoid hemorrhage in the Asia-Pacific region: an overview of 26 cohorts involving 306,620 participants
    Valery Feigin
    Department of Medicine and School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Stroke 36:1360-5. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint A simple lifestyle score predicts survival in healthy elderly men
    Carole A Spencer
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Clifton St, Nedlands, Western Australia 6907, Australia
    Prev Med 40:712-7. 2005
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  54. ncbi request reprint Epidural block and outcome after major surgery
    Paul S Myles
    Med J Aust 177:536-7. 2002
    ..Patients at increased risk of postoperative respiratory complications may benefit...
  55. ncbi request reprint Improving maximum walking distance in early peripheral arterial disease: randomised controlled trial
    Bess Fowler
    University of Western Australia, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 48:269-75. 2002
    ..A combination of simple and safe interventions that are readily available in the community through physiotherapists and general practitioners has the potential to improve early peripheral arterial disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint Rural health turned upside-down
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 182:152-3. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Biobank: who'd bank on it?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 182:56-7. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Predictors of impaired cognitive function in men over the age of 80 years: results from the Health in Men Study
    Leon Flicker
    Age Ageing 34:77-80. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Cancer knowledge and skills of interns in Australia and New Zealand in 2001: comparison with 1990, and between course types
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Health Service, PO Box 7103, Liverpool BC, Sydney, NSW 1871, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:285-9. 2003
    ....
  60. pmc Policy priorities for tobacco control
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Imperial College, London
    BMJ 328:1007-9. 2004