Anna L Barker

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Feasibility of Pilates exercise to decrease falls risk: a pilot randomized controlled trial in community-dwelling older people
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 30:984-996. 2016
  2. doi Jumping into the deep-end: results from a pilot impact evaluation of a community-based aquatic exercise program
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    Clin Rheumatol 35:1593-601. 2016
  3. pmc 6-PACK programme to decrease fall injuries in acute hospitals: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    BMJ 352:h6781. 2016
  4. doi Effect of pilates exercise for improving balance in older adults: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Anna Lucia Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:715-23. 2015
  5. doi Effectiveness of aquatic exercise for musculoskeletal conditions: a meta-analysis
    Anna Lucia Barker
    Health Services Research Unit, Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Division of Health Services and Global Health Research, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:1776-86. 2014
  6. doi Implementation of pressure ulcer prevention best practice recommendations in acute care: an observational study
    Anna Lucia Barker
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Wound J 10:313-20. 2013
  7. doi Mobility has a non-linear association with falls risk among people in residential aged care: an observational study
    Anna L Barker
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    J Physiother 58:117-25. 2012
  8. doi The 6-PACK programme to decrease fall-related injuries in acute hospitals: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Anna Barker
    The Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Inj Prev 17:e5. 2011
  9. ncbi "Death in low-mortality diagnosis-related groups": frequency, and the impact of patient and hospital characteristics
    Anna L Barker
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:89-94. 2011
  10. doi Unplanned early return to the emergency department by older patients: the Safe Elderly Emergency Department Discharge (SEED) project
    Judy Lowthian
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Age Ageing 45:255-61. 2016

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Feasibility of Pilates exercise to decrease falls risk: a pilot randomized controlled trial in community-dwelling older people
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 30:984-996. 2016
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of Pilates exercise in older people to decrease falls risk and inform a larger trial...
  2. doi Jumping into the deep-end: results from a pilot impact evaluation of a community-based aquatic exercise program
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    Clin Rheumatol 35:1593-601. 2016
    ..The diverse study sample is likely to have limited the power to detect significant changes in outcomes. Larger studies with an adequate follow-up period are needed to confirm effects. ..
  3. pmc 6-PACK programme to decrease fall injuries in acute hospitals: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    BMJ 352:h6781. 2016
    ..To evaluate the effect of the 6-PACK programme on falls and fall injuries in acute wards...
  4. doi Effect of pilates exercise for improving balance in older adults: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Anna Lucia Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:715-23. 2015
    ..To investigate the effect of Pilates on balance and falls in older adults, and whether programs tested in prior studies met best-practice recommendations for exercise to prevent falls...
  5. doi Effectiveness of aquatic exercise for musculoskeletal conditions: a meta-analysis
    Anna Lucia Barker
    Health Services Research Unit, Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Division of Health Services and Global Health Research, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:1776-86. 2014
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of aquatic exercise in the management of musculoskeletal conditions...
  6. doi Implementation of pressure ulcer prevention best practice recommendations in acute care: an observational study
    Anna Lucia Barker
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Wound J 10:313-20. 2013
    ..This study provides important insights into the knowledge translation of pressure ulcer prevention best practice guideline recommendations at The Northern Hospital...
  7. doi Mobility has a non-linear association with falls risk among people in residential aged care: an observational study
    Anna L Barker
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    J Physiother 58:117-25. 2012
    ..What is the association between mobility and falls risk for people living in residential aged care? Can the Physical Mobility Scale discriminate between residents at risk of falling and those not at risk?..
  8. doi The 6-PACK programme to decrease fall-related injuries in acute hospitals: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Anna Barker
    The Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Inj Prev 17:e5. 2011
    ..This cluster randomised controlled trial (RCT) aims to determine the efficacy of the 6-PACK programme for preventing fall-related injuries, and its generalisability to other acute hospitals...
  9. ncbi "Death in low-mortality diagnosis-related groups": frequency, and the impact of patient and hospital characteristics
    Anna L Barker
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:89-94. 2011
    ..To examine the frequency of deaths in low-mortality diagnosis-related groups (LM-DRGs) and the patient and hospital characteristics associated with them...
  10. doi Unplanned early return to the emergency department by older patients: the Safe Elderly Emergency Department Discharge (SEED) project
    Judy Lowthian
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Age Ageing 45:255-61. 2016
    ..an emergency department (ED) visit is a sentinel event for an older person, with increased likelihood of adverse outcomes post-discharge including early re-presentation...
  11. ncbi The extra resource burden of in-hospital falls: a cost of falls study
    Renata T Morello
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 203:367. 2015
    ..To quantify the additional hospital length of stay (LOS) and costs associated with in-hospital falls and fall injuries in acute hospitals in Australia...
  12. doi A review of hospital characteristics associated with improved performance
    Caroline A Brand
    Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Prahran Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:483-94. 2012
    ..The objective of this review was to critically appraise the literature relating to associations between high-level structural and operational hospital characteristics and improved performance...
  13. doi A Telephone Support Program to Reduce Costs and Hospital Admissions for Patients at Risk of Readmissions: Lessons from an Evaluation of a Complex Health Intervention
    Renata T Morello
    1 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Popul Health Manag 19:187-95. 2016
    ..In addition, challenges related to evaluating complex health interventions such as TCCP are discussed. (Population Health Management 2016;19:187-195). ..
  14. doi Development of an implementation plan for the 6-PACK falls prevention programme as part of a randomised controlled trial: protocol for a series of preimplementation studies
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Inj Prev 22:446-452. 2016
    ..This paper describes the protocol for the preimplementation studies that aimed to identify moderators of the effective use of the 6-PACK programme to inform the development of an implementation plan to be applied in the RCT...
  15. ncbi Using hospital standardised mortality ratios to assess quality of care--proceed with extreme caution
    Ian A Scott
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:645-8. 2011
    ..It may be better suited to monitoring changes in outcomes over time within individual institutions...
  16. doi Clinimetric evaluation of the physical mobility scale supports clinicians and researchers in residential aged care
    Anna L Barker
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2140-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the interrater agreement and the internal construct validity of the Physical Mobility Scale, a tool routinely used to assess mobility of people living in residential aged care...
  17. pmc A randomised controlled trial of low-dose aspirin for the prevention of fractures in healthy older people: protocol for the ASPREE-Fracture substudy
    Anna L Barker
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Inj Prev 22:297-301. 2016
    ..This paper describes the rationale and design of the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE)-Fracture substudy, which aims to determine whether daily low-dose aspirin decreases fracture risk in healthy older people...
  18. doi Discharging older patients from the emergency department effectively: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Judy A Lowthian
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Age Ageing 44:761-70. 2015
    ..Diverse care models have been implemented to support safe community transition. This review examined ED community transition strategies (ED-CTS) and evaluated their effectiveness...
  19. doi Exploring the association between volition and participation in daily life activities with older adults living in the community
    Elizabeth K Pritchard
    Department of Physiotherapy, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 28:1136-44. 2014
    ..To explore the association between volition and participation in daily activities with older adults living in the community...