Stephen Jan

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Publications

  1. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
  2. pmc Patient preferences for adherence to treatment for osteoarthritis: the MEdication Decisions in Osteoarthritis Study (MEDOS)
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:160. 2013
  3. pmc Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008-2009
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd Camperdown, NSW 2050, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:402. 2012
  4. pmc Understanding rational non-adherence to medications. A discrete choice experiment in a community sample in Australia
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:61. 2012
  5. ncbi The socioeconomic burden of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)--stakeholder meeting report
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:407-9. 2012
  6. pmc Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs--the PAraDOx Study
    Kirsten Howard
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:386. 2011
  7. pmc inVestIgating the pSychologIcal and ecONomic impAct of cataRact surgerY in Vietnam: The VISIONARY observational study protocol
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Sydney NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 11:25. 2011
  8. doi What factors influence people's decisions to register for organ donation? The results of a nominal group study
    Michelle J Irving
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Transpl Int 27:617-24. 2014
  9. pmc Implementing Kanyini GAP, a pragmatic randomised controlled trial in Australia: findings from a qualitative study
    Hueiming Liu
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Trials 16:425. 2015
  10. doi Patient preferences for a polypill for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The George Institute for Global Health, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 49:528-39. 2015

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  1. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
    ..Our objectives are to determine the efficacy of pregabalin on reducing leg pain intensity and its cost-effectiveness in patients with sciatica...
  2. pmc Patient preferences for adherence to treatment for osteoarthritis: the MEdication Decisions in Osteoarthritis Study (MEDOS)
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:160. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the relative influence of medication-related factors and respondent characteristics on decisions to continue medications among people with symptomatic OA...
  3. pmc Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008-2009
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd Camperdown, NSW 2050, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:402. 2012
    ..We describe HEMS primary scene responses with respect to the time taken, the distances travelled relative to the closest designated trauma hospital and the receiving hospital; as well as the clinical characteristics of patients attended...
  4. pmc Understanding rational non-adherence to medications. A discrete choice experiment in a community sample in Australia
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:61. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi The socioeconomic burden of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)--stakeholder meeting report
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:407-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the health and socioeconomic impact of cancer on patients in ASEAN communities, and the factors that may impact on these outcomes...
  6. pmc Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs--the PAraDOx Study
    Kirsten Howard
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:386. 2011
    ..Reasons for the chronic shortage of deceased organ donations are unclear; there appears to be no lack of 'in principle' public support for organ donation...
  7. pmc inVestIgating the pSychologIcal and ecONomic impAct of cataRact surgerY in Vietnam: The VISIONARY observational study protocol
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Sydney NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 11:25. 2011
    ..Data on both the cost-effectiveness of cataract surgery and the economic and psychological impact of untreated cataract in this setting is lacking...
  8. doi What factors influence people's decisions to register for organ donation? The results of a nominal group study
    Michelle J Irving
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Transpl Int 27:617-24. 2014
    ..Many believe the sole right to consent to donation is theirs and not their families; consent policies reflecting this should be explored. ..
  9. pmc Implementing Kanyini GAP, a pragmatic randomised controlled trial in Australia: findings from a qualitative study
    Hueiming Liu
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Trials 16:425. 2015
    ....
  10. doi Patient preferences for a polypill for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The George Institute for Global Health, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 49:528-39. 2015
    ..Polypill-based strategies have improved patient use of preventive cardiovascular disease (CVD) medications in clinical trials. Continued use in real-world settings relies on patients preferring a polypill over current treatment...
  11. doi A pragmatic randomized trial of a polypill-based strategy to improve use of indicated preventive treatments in people at high cardiovascular disease risk
    Anushka Patel
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 22:920-30. 2015
    ..Most individuals at high cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk worldwide do not receive any or optimal preventive drugs. We aimed to determine whether fixed dose combinations of generic drugs ('polypills') would promote use of such medications...
  12. doi Community preferences for the allocation of donor organs for transplantation: a discrete choice study
    Kirsten Howard
    1 Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia 2 The George Institute for Global Health, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, Australia 3 Institute for Choice, The University of South Australia, North Sydney, NSW, Australia 4 Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia 5 Central Clinical School, Bosch Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia 6 Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, Australia 7 Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, NT, Australia
    Transplantation 99:560-7. 2015
    ..Little is known about the relative weight the community places on various allocation criteria. This study aims to determine community preferences for organ allocation...
  13. doi Catastrophic household costs due to injury in Vietnam
    Ha Nguyen
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Injury 44:684-90. 2013
    ..This study aimed to examine the cost of injury in hospitalised patients and to identify the most costly injuries and those more likely to result in catastrophic household expenditure...
  14. ncbi Socioeconomic impact of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): the ACTION study protocol
    Merel Kimman
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:421-5. 2012
    ....
  15. pmc Are rehabilitation services following stroke accessed equitably in Australia?: findings from the psychosocial outcomes in stroke (POISE) cohort study
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:884. 2013
    ..However not much is known about how equitably such services are utilised. This study examines the determinants of physiotherapy and speech therapy utilisation in rehabilitation within a cohort of young stroke survivors in Australia...
  16. doi Community-Based Interventions and Individuals' Willingness to be a Deceased Organ Donor: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Andrew T Li
    1 Monash School of Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia 2 Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3 Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia 4 Centre for Transplant and Renal Research, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia 5 The George Institute for Global Health, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia 6 The Institute for Choice, University of South Australia, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Transplantation 99:2634-43. 2015
    ..We aimed to describe and evaluate the effectiveness of community-based interventions to increase the willingness of individuals to be a deceased organ donor...
  17. ncbi Facilitators and barriers to implementation of a pragmatic clinical trial in Aboriginal health services
    Hueming Liu
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 203:24-7. 2015
    ..To identify facilitators and barriers to clinical trial implementation in Aboriginal health services...
  18. doi Effect of Lifestyle-Focused Text Messaging on Risk Factor Modification in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Clara K Chow
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia2Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    JAMA 314:1255-63. 2015
    ..Cardiovascular disease prevention, including lifestyle modification, is important but underutilized. Mobile health strategies could address this gap but lack evidence of therapeutic benefit...
  19. ncbi An economic case for a cardiovascular polypill? A cost analysis of the Kanyini GAP trial
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 201:671-3. 2014
    ..To measure the costs of a polypill strategy and compare them with those of usual care in people with established cardiovascular disease (CVD) or at similarly high cardiovascular risk...
  20. doi The economic burden of road traffic injuries: evidence from a provincial general hospital in Vietnam
    Ha Nguyen
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Inj Prev 19:79-84. 2013
    ..To examine the costs of road traffic injuries (RTIs) in Vietnam and factors associated with increased costs...
  21. pmc Transaction costs of access to health care: Implications of the care-seeking pathways of tuberculosis patients for health system governance in Nigeria
    Seye Abimbola
    a School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Glob Public Health 10:1060-77. 2015
    ....
  22. pmc The effectiveness of interventions to reduce the household economic burden of illness and injury: a systematic review
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 93:102-12B. 2015
    ..To determine the nature, scope and effectiveness of interventions to reduce the household economic burden of illness or injury...
  23. doi Understanding Patient Preferences in Medication Nonadherence: A Review of Stated Preference Data
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, 2010, Australia
    Patient 8:385-95. 2015
    ..The usefulness of stated-preference techniques to inform policy and practice requires a better understanding of how stated preferences relate to actual adherence behaviour. ..
  24. pmc A multifaceted quality improvement intervention for CVD risk management in Australian primary healthcare: a protocol for a process evaluation
    Bindu Patel
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Implement Sci 9:187. 2014
    ..Our aims are to understand how, why, and for whom the intervention produced the observed outcomes and to develop effective strategies for translation and dissemination...
  25. doi The relationship between economic characteristics and health-related quality of life in newly diagnosed cancer patients in Southeast Asia: results from an observational study
    Merel Kimman
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Sydney, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Qual Life Res 24:937-49. 2015
    ..We investigate whether cancer patients' economic characteristics are independent determinants of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in low- and middle-income settings to identify priorities for health policy and research...
  26. doi A multicenter prospective cohort study of quality of life and economic outcomes after cataract surgery in Vietnam: the VISIONARY study
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, The Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 121:2138-46. 2014
    ..To measure the change in quality of life and economic circumstances after cataract surgery and identify the predictors of an improvement in these outcomes...
  27. doi Community preferences for the allocation of deceased donor organs for transplantation: a focus group study
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2187-93. 2013
    ..Little is known about community preferences for the allocation of those organs. We aimed to determine community preferences for organ allocation and reasons for their choices...
  28. pmc How are patients managing with the costs of care for chronic kidney disease in Australia? A cross-sectional study
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Missenden Road, PO Box M201, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Nephrol 14:5. 2013
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) poses a financial burden on patients and their households. This descriptive study measures the prevalence of economic hardship and out-of-pocket costs in an Australian CKD population...
  29. pmc 'The government cannot do it all alone': realist analysis of the minutes of community health committee meetings in Nigeria
    Seye Abimbola
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Abuja, FCT 900247, Nigeria, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Health Policy Plan 31:332-45. 2016
    ....
  30. pmc The economic impact of epilepsy: a systematic review
    Katharina Allers
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Level 10, King George V Building, 83 117 Missenden Rd, PO Box M201, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    BMC Neurol 15:245. 2015
    ..In this review we aimed to determine the economic impact of epilepsy and factors associated with costs to individuals and health systems...
  31. pmc Demographic and clinical predictors of unplanned hospital utilisation among chronically ill patients: a prospective cohort study
    Kylie Ann Mallitt
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:136. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the predictors of hospital utilisation (either inpatient admissions or ED visits) in a cohort of 308 patients with chronic illness...
  32. ncbi Coordinated care versus standard care in hospital admissions of people with chronic illness: a randomised controlled trial
    Natalie A Plant
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 203:33-8. 2015
    ..To determine whether Care Navigation (CN), a nurse-led hospital-based coordinated care intervention, reduced the use of hospital services and improved quality of life for patients with chronic illness...
  33. doi Understanding if, how and why non-adherent decisions are made in an Australian community sample: a key to sustaining medication adherence in chronic disease?
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The University of Sydney, Faculty of Pharmacy, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia The George Institute for Global Health, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Res Social Adm Pharm 11:154-62. 2015
    ..Understanding if, how and why non-adherent decisions are made may help develop strategies to sustain adherence in chronic disease...
  34. pmc Task shifting for non-communicable disease management in low and middle income countries--a systematic review
    Rohina Joshi
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e103754. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper is to conduct a systematic review of studies involving task-shifting for the management of non-communicable disease (NCD) in LMIC...
  35. pmc Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) over-triage and the financial implications for major trauma centres in NSW, Australia
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Emerg Med 13:11. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the financial implications of HEMS over-triage from the perspective of major trauma centres in NSW...
  36. doi Strategies to improve adherence to medications for cardiovascular diseases in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations: a systematic review
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 167:2430-40. 2013
    ..Given their complexity and potential resource implications, comprehensive process evaluations and cost and cost-effectiveness evidence are urgently needed...
  37. doi How are household economic circumstances affected after a stroke? The Psychosocial Outcomes In StrokE (POISE) Study
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Stroke 43:3110-3. 2012
    ..Stroke is associated with severe economic consequences. This is the first study to investigate in younger survivors the household economic burden of stroke...
  38. pmc How much does a verbal autopsy based mortality surveillance system cost in rural India?
    Rohina Joshi
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126410. 2015
    ..This paper aims to determine the cost of establishing and sustaining a verbal-autopsy based mortality surveillance system in rural India...
  39. pmc The household economic burden of eating disorders and adherence to treatment in Australia
    Lauren Gatt
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:338. 2014
    ..This study investigated the household economic burden of eating disorders and cost-related non-adherence to treatment in Australia...
  40. pmc Towards people-centred health systems: a multi-level framework for analysing primary health care governance in low- and middle-income countries
    Seye Abimbola
    National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada
    Health Policy Plan 29:ii29-39. 2014
    ..We demonstrate the potential impact of health system actors functioning at different levels of governance on PHC delivery, and how governance failure at one level can be assuaged by governance at another level. ..
  41. doi Perceived value of a motorcycle training program: the influence of crash history and experience of the training
    Chika Sakashita
    a The George Institute for Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 15:407-13. 2014
    ....
  42. doi TRIple pill vs Usual care Management for Patients with mild-to-moderate Hypertension (TRIUMPH): Study protocol
    Abdul Salam
    The George Institute for Global Health, Hyderabad, India The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am Heart J 167:127-32. 2014
    ..The TRIUMPH study aims to investigate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and acceptability of early use of a 3-in-1 BP-lowering pill ("Triple Pill") compared with usual care for the management of hypertension...
  43. pmc The variation of acute treatment costs of trauma in high-income countries
    Lynsey Willenberg
    The George Institute for Global Health, Kent St, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:267. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to provide a synthesis of research reporting the trauma treatment costs and factors associated with higher treatment costs in high income countries...
  44. doi Socio-economic distribution of cardiovascular risk factors and knowledge in rural India
    M Justin Zaman
    Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1302-14. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence, screening and knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) by socio-economic position (SEP) in rural India...