Sue M Evans

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for a pilot randomised controlled clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of a graduated three layer straight tubular bandaging system when compared to a standard short stretch compression bandaging system in the management of people with ven
    Carolina D Weller
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Level 3 Burnet Building, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 11:26. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Clinical handover in the trauma setting: a qualitative study of paramedics and trauma team members
    Sue M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Level 3 Burnet Building, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e57. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical-quality registries: their role in quality improvement
    John J McNeil
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:244-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A survey of Australian clinical registries: can quality of care be measured?
    S M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 41:42-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Assessing clinical handover between paramedics and the trauma team
    Sue M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Level 3 Burnet Building, Alfred Hospital Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    Injury 41:460-4. 2010
  6. pmc Evaluation of an intervention aimed at improving voluntary incident reporting in hospitals
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:169-75. 2007
  7. pmc Consumer perceptions of safety in hospitals
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:41. 2006
  8. pmc Attitudes and barriers to incident reporting: a collaborative hospital study
    S M Evans
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:39-43. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Victoria from 2008 to 2011
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:540-5. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Positive surgical margins: rate, contributing factors and impact on further treatment: findings from the Prostate Cancer Registry
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BJU Int 114:680-90. 2014

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Protocol for a pilot randomised controlled clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of a graduated three layer straight tubular bandaging system when compared to a standard short stretch compression bandaging system in the management of people with ven
    Carolina D Weller
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Level 3 Burnet Building, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 11:26. 2010
    ..However, to date, despite our advances in venous ulcer therapy, no convincing low cost compression therapy studies have been conducted and there are no clear differences in the effectiveness of different types of high compression...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical handover in the trauma setting: a qualitative study of paramedics and trauma team members
    Sue M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Level 3 Burnet Building, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e57. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical-quality registries: their role in quality improvement
    John J McNeil
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:244-5. 2010
    ..Registries can provide sound data needed by clinicians and organisations to improve patient safety and quality of care...
  4. doi request reprint A survey of Australian clinical registries: can quality of care be measured?
    S M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 41:42-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the attributes of Australian clinical registries to identify their capacity to accurately assess quality of care...
  5. doi request reprint Assessing clinical handover between paramedics and the trauma team
    Sue M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Level 3 Burnet Building, Alfred Hospital Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    Injury 41:460-4. 2010
    ..Documentation by trauma team members must be accurate. This study evaluated information loss and discordance as patients were transferred from the scene of an incident to the Trauma Centre...
  6. pmc Evaluation of an intervention aimed at improving voluntary incident reporting in hospitals
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:169-75. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Consumer perceptions of safety in hospitals
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:41. 2006
    ..The objectives of the study were to seek public opinion on 1) the rate and severity of adverse events experienced in hospitals; and 2) the perception of safety in hospitals, so that predictors of lack of safety could be identified...
  8. pmc Attitudes and barriers to incident reporting: a collaborative hospital study
    S M Evans
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:39-43. 2006
    ..To assess awareness and use of the current incident reporting system and to identify factors inhibiting reporting of incidents in hospitals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Victoria from 2008 to 2011
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:540-5. 2013
    ..To describe patterns of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Victoria, Australia, between 2008 and 2011...
  10. doi request reprint Positive surgical margins: rate, contributing factors and impact on further treatment: findings from the Prostate Cancer Registry
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BJU Int 114:680-90. 2014
    ..To describe the characteristics of patients with and without positive surgical margins (PSMs) and to analyse the impact of PSMs on secondary cancer treatment after radical prostatectomy (RP), with short-term follow-up...
  11. pmc Application of Variable Life Adjusted Displays (VLAD) on Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset (VAED)
    Nick Andrianopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety, School of Public Health, Preventive Medicine Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:278. 2012
    ..We investigated the implementation and appropriateness of Variable Life Adjusted Displays as a quality control procedure to monitor "in-control" versus "out-of-control" processes in Victorian public hospitals...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of oncological and health-related quality of life outcomes between open and robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for localised prostate cancer - findings from the population-based Victorian Prostate Cancer Registry
    Wee Loon Ong
    Department of Urology, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BJU Int 118:563-9. 2016
    ..To compare the short-term oncological and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes between open (ORP) and robot-assisted (RARP) radical prostatectomy in the population-based Victorian Prostate Cancer Registry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality of care achievements of the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry-Victoria
    Fanny Sampurno
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 204:319. 2016
    ....
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Who is responsible for the care of patients treated with warfarin therapy?
    Judy A Lowthian
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:674-7. 2009
    ..To identify potential weaknesses in the system of managing warfarin therapy...
  16. doi request reprint Measuring the quality of hospital care: an inventory of indicators
    B Copnell
    Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:352-60. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to identify and classify indicators currently in use to measure the quality of care provided by hospitals, and to identify gaps in current measurement...
  17. doi request reprint Improving measurement in clinical handover
    S A Jeffcott
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:272-7. 2009
    ..However, the field of handover research continues to lack standardised definitions and reliable measurement tools to identify factors that would lead to harm reduction and improved safety strategies...
  18. doi request reprint The Prostate Cancer Registry: monitoring patterns and quality of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer
    Sue M Evans
    Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BJU Int 111:E158-66. 2013
    ..To establish a pilot population-based clinical registry with the aim of monitoring the quality of care provided to men diagnosed with prostate cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development of clinical-quality registries in Australia: the way forward
    Sue M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:360-3. 2011
    ..Registries should also aim to capture information across care interfaces and to monitor the medium and long-term safety and effectiveness of specific devices, procedures and drugs...
  20. doi request reprint Predictors and rate of adjuvant radiation therapy following radical prostatectomy: A report from the Prostate Cancer Registry
    Christopher P Daniels
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 60:247-54. 2016
    ..One of these trials has shown a survival advantage. We investigated the rate of ART in Victoria and the predictors for this treatment...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of Patient-Reported Quality-of-Life and Complications in Men With Prostate Cancer, Between Two Modes of Administration
    Fanny Sampurno
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 14:284-9. 2016
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Development of an International Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry
    Sue M Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BJU Int 117:60-7. 2016
    ..To establish a Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry-Australia and New Zealand (PCOR-ANZ) for monitoring outcomes of prostate cancer treatment and care, in a cost-effective manner...
  23. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of three-layer tubular bandaging system for venous leg ulcers
    Carolina D Weller
    Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Wound Repair Regen 20:822-9. 2012
    ..05). Reported bandage tolerance at all treatment visits was 21 (91%) in 3L group vs. 17 (73%) (p = 0.10). There was no difference between the groups in adverse events. Costs were substantially less in 3L group...
  24. pmc Gleason group concordance between biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens: A cohort study from Prostate Cancer Outcome Registry - Victoria
    Sue M Evans
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Prostate Int 4:145-151. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the agreement between the GGs of prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens and to identify predictive factors for upgrading GGs...
  25. ncbi request reprint "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...
  26. doi request reprint Prioritizing quality indicator development across the healthcare system: identifying what to measure
    S M Evans
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:648-54. 2009
    ..These steps should form the basis of a framework to drive quality indicator development...
  27. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of doctors and nurses towards incident reporting: a qualitative analysis
    Marilyn J Kingston
    Clinical Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, and Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 181:36-9. 2004
    ..i) To examine attitudes of medical and nursing staff towards reporting incidents (adverse events and near-misses), and (ii) to identify measures to facilitate incident reporting...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anonymity or transparency in reporting of medical error: a community-based survey in South Australia
    Sue M Evans
    Clinical Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Unit, 8th Floor, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Road, Woodville South, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:577-80. 2004
    ..To seek public opinion on the reporting of medical errors and the anonymity of healthcare workers who report medical errors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measurement, monitoring and clinical governance
    Sue M Evans
    Med J Aust 183:543; author reply 547. 2005