Affiliation: University of Melbourne
- Magnitude and meaningfulness of change in SF-36 scores in four types of orthopedic surgeryLucy Busija
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:55. 2008..The aim of this study was to examine the magnitude and meaningfulness of change and sensitivity of SF-36 subscales following orthopedic surgery...
- The health literacy management scale (HeLMS): a measure of an individual's capacity to seek, understand and use health information within the healthcare settingJoanne E Jordan
Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 91:228-35. 2013..Health literacy refers to an individual's ability to seek, understand, and use health information. This paper describes the development and psychometric testing of the health literacy management scale (HeLMS)...
- A grounded patient-centered approach generated the personal and societal burden of osteoarthritis modelLucy Busija
Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, 7 East, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne VIC 3050, Australia
J Clin Epidemiol 66:994-1005. 2013..To develop a conceptual model to describe the burden of osteoarthritis in individuals with this condition and on the broader community...
- Near-vision impairment and unresolved vision problems in Indigenous Australian adultsAnna Lena M R Arnold
Population Health Unit, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 41:223-30. 2013..To describe near-vision impairment, self-reported unresolved vision problems and barriers to having near-vision correction in Indigenous Australians...
- Quantifying the impact of transient joint symptoms, chronic joint symptoms, and arthritis: a population-based approachLucy Busija
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Arthritis Rheum 61:1312-21. 2009....
- Performance of the assessment of quality of life measure in people with hip and knee joint disease and implications for research and clinical useIlana N Ackerman
Melbourne EpiCentre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, and the University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 66:481-8. 2014..To comprehensively evaluate the performance of the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with hip and knee joint disease (arthritis or osteoarthritis)...
- Systematic review showed measures of individual burden of osteoarthritis poorly capture the patient experienceLucy Busija
Melbourne EpiCentre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
J Clin Epidemiol 66:826-37. 2013..The objective of this study was to describe the content of questionnaires used in the assessment of the individual burden of osteoarthritis...
- Access to self-management education, conservative treatment and surgery for arthritis according to socioeconomic statusIlana N Ackerman
Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria 3050, Australia
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:561-83. 2012..In view of research indicating that disparities may adversely affect patient outcomes, examples of initiatives designed to optimise access to care for disadvantaged groups are also described...
- Development and validation of the Influenza Intensity and Impact Questionnaire (FluiiQ™)Richard H Osborne
Public Health Innovation, Population Health Strategic Research Centre, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Value Health 14:687-99. 2011..Because there are limited high-quality adult influenza Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) measures, the aim was to develop and validate a simple but comprehensive questionnaire for epidemiological research and clinical trials...
- Prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal disorders: a population-based, public hospital system healthcare consumption approachRichard H Osborne
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology and Health Evaluation Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Rheumatol 34:2466-75. 2007..To use a population-level, public-hospital approach to compare the prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal diseases (MSD) with other clinical specialties...
- "MOONSTROKE": Lunar patterns of stroke occurrence combined with circadian and seasonal rhythmicity--A hospital based studyYiting Mao
a Melbourne Brain Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Chronobiol Int 32:881-8. 2015..33; 95%CI, 1.01 to 1.74; p = 0.04; IRR, 1.22; 95%CI, 1.06 to 1.39; p = 0.005; respectively). The lunar phase and illumination are associated with both ICH and TIA incidence. These findings should be tested on other stroke databases...
- Cost-effectiveness of thrombolysis within 4.5 hours of acute ischemic stroke: experience from Australian stroke centerSharman P Tan Tanny
Melbourne Brain Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Stroke 44:2269-74. 2013..5 hours of stroke onset have lower healthcare costs than those not. We aim to perform cost-effectiveness analysis of intravenous tPA in an Australian setting...
- The prevalence and risk factors of epiretinal membranes: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort StudyKhin Z Aung
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Retina 33:1026-34. 2013..To determine the prevalence of epiretinal membranes (ERMs) in Melbourne, Australia and its risk factors in this population...
- Role of age, sex, and obesity in the higher prevalence of arthritis among lower socioeconomic groups: a population-based surveyLucy Busija
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Arthritis Rheum 57:553-61. 2007....