Melbourne Medical School Collected Works - Research Publications
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[Review of the book Facing death: a companion in words and images]
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
May I have your consent?: informed consent in clinical trials - feasibility in emergency situations
(Cambridge University Press, 2011)
Clinical researchers in acute emergency settings are commonly faced with the difficulty of satisfying the conventional ethical requirement of obtaining informed consent, whilst ensuring a representative group of patients ...
Whole exome sequencing identifies a recurrent RQCD1 P131L mutation in cutaneous melanoma
(IMPACT JOURNALS LLC, 2015-01-20)
Melanoma is often caused by mutations due to exposure to ultraviolet radiation. This study reports a recurrent somatic C > T change causing a P131L mutation in the RQCD1 (Required for Cell Differentiation1 Homolog) gene ...
Blood tests for acute pancreatitis
(NATL PRESCRIBING SERVICE LTD, 2015-08-01)
The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis requires the presence of at least two of the three diagnostic criteria - characteristic abdominal pain, elevated serum amylase or lipase, and radiological evidence of pancreatitis. Serum ...
Negatively-worded Multiple Choice Questions: An Avoidable Threat to Validity.
(Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2017)
Feasibility and impact of a post-discharge geriatric evaluation and management service for patients from residential care: the Residential Care Intervention Program in the Elderly (RECIPE)
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014-04-16)
BACKGROUND: Geriatric evaluation and management has become standard care for community dwelling older adults following an acute admission to hospital. It is unclear whether this approach is beneficial for the frailest older ...
Relationship between health-related quality of life, comorbidities and acute health care utilisation, in adults with chronic conditions
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-05-29)
BACKGROUND: There is increased interest in developing multidisciplinary ambulatory care models of service delivery to manage patients with complex chronic diseases. These programs are expensive and given limited resources ...