National Heart Foundation

Summary

Organization: National Heart Foundation
Country: Australia

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effects of pravastatin in 3260 patients with unstable angina: results from the LIPID study
    A M Tonkin
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, Melbourne, Victoria
    Lancet 356:1871-5. 2000
  2. doi Health promotion competencies for Australia 2001-5: trends and their implications
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia WA Division, Australia
    Promot Educ 15:21-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Depression and coronary heart disease: a review of the epidemiological evidence, explanatory mechanisms and management approaches
    Kerrie Goldston
    National Heart Foundation of Australia NSW Division, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:288-306. 2008
  4. ncbi Fresh Kids: the efficacy of a Health Promoting Schools approach to increasing consumption of fruit and water in Australia
    S Laurence
    Western Region Health Centre, 72 78 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria 3011, Australia
    Health Promot Int 22:218-26. 2007
  5. ncbi Advocacy for physical activity--from evidence to influence
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, 334 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
    Promot Educ 13:118-26. 2006
  6. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering therapy with pravastatin in patients with previous acute coronary syndromes aged 65 to 74 years compared with younger patients: results from the LIPID study
    Andrew M Tonkin
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Am Heart J 151:1305-12. 2006
  7. ncbi A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a nurse-provided intervention for hospitalised smokers
    Amanda L Nagle
    National Heart Foundation of Australia Hunter, Kotara, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:285-91. 2005
  8. ncbi Review of competencies for Australian health promotion
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, 334 Rokeby Road, Subiaco WA 6008, Australia
    Promot Educ 10:162-71, 197, 209. 2003
  9. ncbi "Stress" and coronary heart disease: psychosocial risk factors
    Stephen J Bunker
    National Heart Foundation, 411 King Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:272-6. 2003
  10. ncbi Risk prediction: increasingly important, but questions still remain
    Andrew M Tonkin
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 5:1-2. 2003

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi Effects of pravastatin in 3260 patients with unstable angina: results from the LIPID study
    A M Tonkin
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, Melbourne, Victoria
    Lancet 356:1871-5. 2000
    ..In this substudy of LIPID, we compared subsequent cardiovascular risks and the effects of pravastatin in patients with previous unstable angina or previous myocardial infarction...
  2. doi Health promotion competencies for Australia 2001-5: trends and their implications
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia WA Division, Australia
    Promot Educ 15:21-6. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi Depression and coronary heart disease: a review of the epidemiological evidence, explanatory mechanisms and management approaches
    Kerrie Goldston
    National Heart Foundation of Australia NSW Division, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:288-306. 2008
    ..Clinical psychologists are well-equipped to take a lead in this important endeavor...
  4. ncbi Fresh Kids: the efficacy of a Health Promoting Schools approach to increasing consumption of fruit and water in Australia
    S Laurence
    Western Region Health Centre, 72 78 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria 3011, Australia
    Health Promot Int 22:218-26. 2007
    ..Effective strategies include facilitating organizational change within the school; integrating curriculum activities; formalizing school policy and establishing project partnerships with local community nutrition and dietetic services...
  5. ncbi Advocacy for physical activity--from evidence to influence
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, 334 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
    Promot Educ 13:118-26. 2006
    ..What should be advocated? 3. Implementing a mix of advocacy strategies to influence and mobilise support for the physical activity agenda. How should advocacy be implemented?..
  6. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering therapy with pravastatin in patients with previous acute coronary syndromes aged 65 to 74 years compared with younger patients: results from the LIPID study
    Andrew M Tonkin
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Am Heart J 151:1305-12. 2006
    ..We compared cost-effectiveness of pravastatin in a placebo-controlled trial in 5500 younger (31-64 years) and 3514 older patients (65-74 years) with previous acute coronary syndromes...
  7. ncbi A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a nurse-provided intervention for hospitalised smokers
    Amanda L Nagle
    National Heart Foundation of Australia Hunter, Kotara, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:285-91. 2005
    ..Does the provision of a nurse-based intervention lead to smoking cessation in hospital patients?..
  8. ncbi Review of competencies for Australian health promotion
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, 334 Rokeby Road, Subiaco WA 6008, Australia
    Promot Educ 10:162-71, 197, 209. 2003
  9. ncbi "Stress" and coronary heart disease: psychosocial risk factors
    Stephen J Bunker
    National Heart Foundation, 411 King Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:272-6. 2003
    An Expert Working Group of the National Heart Foundation of Australia undertook a review of systematic reviews of the evidence relating to major psychosocial risk factors to assess whether there are independent associations between any ..
  10. ncbi Risk prediction: increasingly important, but questions still remain
    Andrew M Tonkin
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 5:1-2. 2003
  11. ncbi Clinical relevance of statins: their role in secondary prevention
    A M Tonkin
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3003, Australia
    Atheroscler Suppl 2:21-5. 2001
    ..The benefits are found in those who have had unstable angina as well as myocardial infarction. These findings strengthen even further the case for much more widespread use of statins in secondary prevention...
  12. ncbi Potential uses of health promotion competencies
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia WA Division, Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 19:184-8. 2008
    ..The suggestions from these 10 workshops are summarised in eight categories of uses. Agreed health promotion competencies have potential to impact on recruitment, training, employment policy and health promotion practice...