Affiliation: University of Queensland
- New-Onset Diabetes After Statin Exposure in Elderly Women: The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's HealthMark Jones
School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4006, Australia
Drugs Aging . 2017..Some studies also suggest statins increase the risk of new-onset diabetes. Research to date has rarely included elderly women, hence little is known about the risk of diabetes after statin exposure in this population...
- Immortal time bias in observational studies of time-to-event outcomesMark Jones
School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Electronic address
J Crit Care 36:195-199. 2016..The purpose of the study is to show, through simulation and example, the magnitude and direction of immortal time bias when an inappropriate analysis is used...
- Analytical results in longitudinal studies depended on target of inference and assumed mechanism of attritionMark Jones
School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia Electronic address
J Clin Epidemiol 68:1165-75. 2015..To compare methods for analysis of longitudinal studies with missing data due to participant dropout and follow-up truncated by death...
- Commentary on Cochrane review of neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults and childrenM Jones
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
Clin Microbiol Infect 21:217-21. 2015..In the following commentary, the background to and results of this review are summarized and put into clinical context. ..
- Educational mobility and weight gain over 13 years in a longitudinal study of young womenNatalie Holowko
Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, 4006 Brisbane, Australia
BMC Public Health 14:1219. 2014..Limited evidence exists about the role of education and own educational mobility on body weight trajectory. A better understanding of how education influences long term weight gain can help us to design more effective health policies...
- Visualising and modelling changes in categorical variables in longitudinal studiesMark Jones
Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Med Res Methodol 14:32. 2014....
- Assessing the effect of estimation error on risk-adjusted CUSUM chart performanceMark A Jones
Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Queensland Health, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
Int J Qual Health Care 24:176-81. 2012..However, to date, the effect of estimation error on risk-adjusted control charts has not been studied...
- Prediction of hospital outcome in septic shock: a prospective comparison of tissue Doppler and cardiac biomarkersDavid J Sturgess
School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Crit Care 14:R44. 2010..The contribution of fluid management and diastolic dysfunction to elevation of BNP was also evaluated...
- A randomised controlled comparison of early post-pyloric versus early gastric feeding to meet nutritional targets in ventilated intensive care patientsHayden White
Department of Critical Care, Logan Hospital, University of Queensland, Armstrong Road, Meadowbrook, Brisbane, 4131, Australia
Crit Care 13:R187. 2009..To compare outcomes from early post-pyloric to gastric feeding in ventilated, critically ill patients in a medical intensive care unit (ICU)...
- Tissue Doppler in critical illness: a retrospective cohort studyDavid J Sturgess
The University of Queensland, Department of Intensive Care, Brisbane, Australia
Crit Care 11:R97. 2007....
- A graphical method for assessing agreement with the mean between multiple observers using continuous measuresMark Jones
The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Queensland, Australia
Int J Epidemiol 40:1308-13. 2011..Currently, we are not aware of a method to assess graphically on one simple plot agreement between more than two observers making continuous measurements on the same subjects...
- Safety of neuraminidase inhibitors for influenzaMark Jones
University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, School of Population Health, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia
Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:603-8. 2006..However, if these compounds are to be prescribed in situations in which avoidance of inconvenience or minor discomfort is hoped for, then the balance of harms to benefits will be more difficult to judge...
- Risk stratification for early esophageal adenocarcinoma: analysis of lymphatic spread and prognostic factorsAndrew P Barbour
Division of Surgery, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Ann Surg Oncol 17:2494-502. 2010..This study was undertaken to determine predictors of lymphatic spread and prognostic factors for T1 esophageal adenocarcinoma following esophagectomy...
- High education and increased parity are associated with breast-feeding initiation and duration among Australian womenNatalie Holowko
1Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Public Health Nutr 19:2551-61. 2016..To assist identifying women less likely to meet infant nutritional guidelines, we investigated the role of socio-economic position and parity on initiation of and sustaining breast-feeding for at least 6 months...
- Refining esophageal cancer staging after neoadjuvant therapy: importance of treatment responseAndrew P Barbour
Department of Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, 4102, Australia
Ann Surg Oncol 15:2894-902. 2008..This study was undertaken to assess the AJCC staging system for patients with esophageal cancer that have received neoadjuvant CRT and to identify clinicopathological variables that predict survival...
- Combined effect of education and reproductive history on weight trajectories of young Australian women: A longitudinal studyNatalie Holowko
Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research, School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:2224-31. 2016..To investigate the combined effect of education and reproductive history on weight trajectory...
- Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian womenHong Ju
Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Tob Control 25:195-202. 2016..To investigate the association of cigarette smoking at baseline and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea in a large sample of Australian women...
- Multimorbidity patterns are differentially associated with functional ability and decline in a longitudinal cohort of older womenCaroline A Jackson
School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
Age Ageing 44:810-6. 2015..we aimed to identify multimorbidity patterns and relate these patterns to functional ability and decline...
- Long-term Consequences of Noninjurious and Injurious Falls on Well-being in Older WomenG M E E Geeske Peeters
School of Public Health and School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 70:1519-25. 2015..The physical and mental health consequences of falls are known to influence well-being in the short term. The aim was to investigate the long-term consequences of noninjurious and injurious falls on well-being in older women over 12 years...
- Statin therapy is associated with fewer deaths in patients with bacteraemiaPeter Kruger
Intensive Care Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, 4102 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Intensive Care Med 32:75-9. 2006..There is in vitro and clinical evidence for its antiinflammatory and immunomodulatory therapeutic roles. We aimed to assess the association between statin administration and mortality in bacteraemic patients...
- A preliminary study of atorvastatin plasma concentrations in critically ill patients with sepsisPeter S Kruger
Department of Intensive Care, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia
Intensive Care Med 35:717-21. 2009..A lack of published pharmacokinetic data on statins in sepsis has prompted concerns about their safety and toxicity. This study determined single dose pharmacokinetics of Atorvastatin administered orally to acutely ill patients...
- A >or=1 log rise in RQ-PCR transcript levels defines molecular relapse in core binding factor acute myeloid leukemia and predicts subsequent morphologic relapseSteven Lane
Department of Haematology, Queensland Health Pathology Service, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Leuk Lymphoma 49:517-23. 2008..Prospective identification of high risk patients will enable clinical trials to assess the efficacy of treatment initiated at molecular relapse...
- Hypofractionated radiotherapy for the palliation of advanced head and neck cancer in patients unsuitable for curative treatment--"Hypo Trial"Sandro V Porceddu
Southern Area Radiation Oncology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
Radiother Oncol 85:456-62. 2007..Secondary objectives included radiation toxicity, symptom control, quality of life (QoL) and progression-free and overall survival...
- A systematic review of physicians' survival predictions in terminally ill cancer patientsPaul Glare
Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
BMJ 327:195-8. 2003..To systematically review the accuracy of physicians' clinical predictions of survival in terminally ill cancer patients...
- Cell-cell signaling through NOTCH regulates human embryonic stem cell proliferationVictoria Fox
Centre for Stem Cell Biology, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
Stem Cells 26:715-23. 2008..The results indicate that cell-cell signaling through the NOTCH system provides a critical cue for the proliferation of human EC and ES cell in vitro...