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Prevalence, nature and risk factors for medication administration omissions in English NHS hospital inpatients: a retrospective multicentre study using Medication Safety Thermometer data.

Rostami P, Heal C, Harrison A, Parry G, Ashcroft DM, Tully MP.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jun 9;9(6):e028170. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028170.


Antibiotic Class and Outcome in Post-stroke Infections: An Individual Participant Data Pooled Analysis of VISTA-Acute.

Smith CJ, Heal C, Vail A, Jeans AR, Westendorp WF, Nederkoorn PJ, van de Beek D, Kalra L, Montaner J, Woodhead M, Meisel A.

Front Neurol. 2019 May 14;10:504. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2019.00504. eCollection 2019.


Predictors of mortality and disability in stroke-associated pneumonia.

Tinker RJ, Smith CJ, Heal C, Bettencourt-Silva JH, Metcalf AK, Potter JF, Myint PK.

Acta Neurol Belg. 2019 Apr 29. doi: 10.1007/s13760-019-01148-w. [Epub ahead of print]


The effects of expressing antenatal colostrum in women with diabetes in pregnancy: A retrospective cohort study.

Casey JRR, Banks J, Braniff K, Buettner P, Heal C.

Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12966. [Epub ahead of print]


Effect of a Single Preoperative Dose of Oral Antibiotic to Reduce the Incidence of Surgical Site Infection Following Below-Knee Dermatological Flap and Graft Repair.

Rosengren H, Heal CF, Buettner PG.

Dermatol Pract Concept. 2019 Jan 31;9(1):28-35. doi: 10.5826/dpc.0901a08. eCollection 2019 Jan.


Methods of melanoma detection and of skin monitoring for individuals at high risk of melanoma: new Australian clinical practice.

Adler NR, Kelly JW, Guitera P, Menzies SW, Chamberlain AJ, Fishburn P, Button-Sloan AE, Heal C, Soyer HP, Thompson JF.

Med J Aust. 2019 Jan;210(1):41-47. doi: 10.5694/mja2.12033. Epub 2018 Dec 2.


Perspectives and experiences of collecting antenatal colostrum in women who have had diabetes during pregnancy: a North Queensland semistructured interview study.

Casey JRR, Mogg EL, Banks J, Braniff K, Heal C.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 3;9(1):e021513. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021513.


Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection in Minor Dermatological Surgery: A Systematic Review.

Delpachitra MR, Heal C, Banks J, Divakaran P, Pawar M.

Adv Skin Wound Care. 2019 May;32(5):217-226. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000546118.25057.1a.


Screw placement is everything: Risk factors for loss of reduction with volar locking distal radius plates.

Drobetz H, Black A, Davies J, Buttner P, Heal C.

World J Orthop. 2018 Oct 18;9(10):203-209. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v9.i10.203. eCollection 2018 Oct 18.


Immunisation Rates of Medical Students at a Tropical Queensland University.

Fergus E, Speare R, Heal C.

Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018 May 23;3(2). pii: E52. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed3020052.


A snapshot of current Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) practice at Australian medical schools.

Heal C, D'Souza K, Banks J, Malau-Aduli BS, Turner R, Smith J, Bray E, Shires L, Wilson I; ACCLAIM collaboration.

Med Teach. 2019 Apr;41(4):441-447. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2018.1487547. Epub 2018 Sep 27.


Metacognitive therapy home-based self-help for cardiac rehabilitation patients experiencing anxiety and depressive symptoms: study protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial (PATHWAY Home-MCT).

Wells A, McNicol K, Reeves D, Salmon P, Davies L, Heagerty A, Doherty P, McPhillips R, Anderson R, Faija C, Capobianco L, Morley H, Gaffney H, Heal C, Shields G, Fisher P.

Trials. 2018 Aug 16;19(1):444. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2826-x.


Regional to tertiary inter-hospital transfer versus in-house percutaneous coronary intervention in acute coronary syndrome.

Javat D, Heal C, Banks J, Buchholz S, Zhang Z.

PLoS One. 2018 Jun 21;13(6):e0198272. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198272. eCollection 2018.


Building a bridge from the swamp to the ivory tower: Conducting randomised controlled trials in general practice

Heal C, Banks J, Divakaran P, Buttner P.

Aust J Gen Pract. 2018 Mar;47(3):153-157.


SCIL-STROKE (Subcutaneous Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist in Ischemic Stroke): A Randomized Controlled Phase 2 Trial.

Smith CJ, Hulme S, Vail A, Heal C, Parry-Jones AR, Scarth S, Hopkins K, Hoadley M, Allan SM, Rothwell NJ, Hopkins SJ, Tyrrell PJ.

Stroke. 2018 May;49(5):1210-1216. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.020750. Epub 2018 Mar 22.


Impact of new diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes.

Sexton H, Heal C, Banks J, Braniff K.

J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2018 Mar;44(3):425-431. doi: 10.1111/jog.13544. Epub 2018 Jan 11.


Topical antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection after minor surgery in primary care.

Heal C, Lepper P, Banks J.

Dermatol Pract Concept. 2017 Jul 31;7(3):16-20. doi: 10.5826/dpc.0703a03. eCollection 2017 Jul.


A collaborative comparison of objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) standard setting methods at Australian medical schools.

Malau-Aduli BS, Teague PA, D'Souza K, Heal C, Turner R, Garne DL, van der Vleuten C.

Med Teach. 2017 Dec;39(12):1261-1267. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2017.1372565. Epub 2017 Sep 22.


ROC-king onwards: intraepithelial lymphocyte counts, distribution & role in coeliac disease mucosal interpretation.

Rostami K, Marsh MN, Johnson MW, Mohaghegh H, Heal C, Holmes G, Ensari A, Aldulaimi D, Bancel B, Bassotti G, Bateman A, Becheanu G, Bozzola A, Carroccio A, Catassi C, Ciacci C, Ciobanu A, Danciu M, Derakhshan MH, Elli L, Ferrero S, Fiorentino M, Fiorino M, Ganji A, Ghaffarzadehgan K, Going JJ, Ishaq S, Mandolesi A, Mathews S, Maxim R, Mulder CJ, Neefjes-Borst A, Robert M, Russo I, Rostami-Nejad M, Sidoni A, Sotoudeh M, Villanacci V, Volta U, Zali MR, Srivastava A.

Gut. 2017 Dec;66(12):2080-2086. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2017-314297. Epub 2017 Sep 11.


The prevalence of growth hormone deficiency in survivors of subarachnoid haemorrhage: results from a large single centre study.

Giritharan S, Cox J, Heal CJ, Hughes D, Gnanalingham K, Kearney T.

Pituitary. 2017 Dec;20(6):624-634. doi: 10.1007/s11102-017-0825-7.


Alcoholic versus aqueous chlorhexidine for skin antisepsis: the AVALANCHE trial.

Charles D, Heal CF, Delpachitra M, Wohlfahrt M, Kimber D, Sullivan J, Browning S, Saednia S, Hardy A, Banks J, Buttner P.

CMAJ. 2017 Aug 8;189(31):E1008-E1016. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.161460.


Meta-analysis of randomized and quasi-randomized clinical trials of topical antibiotics after primary closure for the prevention of surgical-site infection.

Heal CF, Banks JL, Lepper P, Kontopantelis E, van Driel ML.

Br J Surg. 2017 Aug;104(9):1123-1130. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10588. Epub 2017 Jun 28. Review.


Early Versus Delayed Invasive Strategies in High-Risk Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients - A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials.

Javat D, Heal C, Buchholz S, Zhang Z.

Heart Lung Circ. 2017 Nov;26(11):1142-1159. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.02.031. Epub 2017 Apr 11. Review.


The effect of whole-brain radiation (WBI) and Karnofsky performance status (KPS) on survival of patients receiving stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for second brain metastatic event.

Brown DR, Lanciano R, Heal C, Hanlon A, Yang J, Feng J, Stanley M, Buonocore R, Okpaku A, Ding W, Arrigo S, Lamond J, Brady L.

J Radiat Oncol. 2017;6(1):31-37. doi: 10.1007/s13566-016-0287-y. Epub 2016 Dec 6.


Evolutionary Developments in Interpreting the  Gluten-Induced Mucosal Celiac Lesion: An  Archimedian Heuristic.

Marsh MN, Heal CJ.

Nutrients. 2017 Feb 28;9(3). pii: E213. doi: 10.3390/nu9030213. Review.


Topical antibiotics for preventing surgical site infection in wounds healing by primary intention.

Heal CF, Banks JL, Lepper PD, Kontopantelis E, van Driel ML.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Nov 7;11:CD011426. Review.


Volar locking distal radius plates show better short-term results than other treatment options: A prospective randomised controlled trial.

Drobetz H, Koval L, Weninger P, Luscombe R, Jeffries P, Ehrendorfer S, Heal C.

World J Orthop. 2016 Oct 18;7(10):687-694. eCollection 2016 Oct 18.


Schedules for Pneumococcal Vaccination of Preterm Infants: An RCT.

Kent A, Ladhani SN, Andrews NJ, Scorrer T, Pollard AJ, Clarke P, Hughes SM, Heal C, Menson E, Chang J, Satodia P, Collinson AC, Faust SN, Goldblatt D, Miller E, Heath PT; PUNS Study Group.

Pediatrics. 2016 Sep;138(3). pii: e20153945. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-3945. Epub 2016 Aug 8.


Protocol for a randomised controlled trial comparing aqueous with alcoholic chlorhexidine antisepsis for the prevention of superficial surgical site infection after minor surgery in general practice: the AVALANCHE trial.

Heal CF, Charles D, Hardy A, Delpachitra M, Banks J, Wohlfahrt M, Saednia S, Buettner P.

BMJ Open. 2016 Jul 7;6(7):e011604. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011604.


The Incidence of Peripheral Catheter-Related Thrombosis in Surgical Patients.

Leung A, Heal C, Banks J, Abraham B, Capati G, Pretorius C.

Thrombosis. 2016;2016:6043427. doi: 10.1155/2016/6043427. Epub 2016 Jan 24.


Definitive Treatment of Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy in a Community Cancer Center Setting.

Heal C, Ding W, Lamond J, Wong M, Lanciano R, Su S, Yang J, Feng J, Arrigo S, Markiewicz D, Hanlon A, Brady L.

Front Oncol. 2015 Jun 30;5:146. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2015.00146. eCollection 2015.


Improving assessment practice through cross-institutional collaboration: An exercise on the use of OSCEs.

Malau-Aduli BS, Teague PA, Turner R, Holman B, D'Souza K, Garne D, Heal C, Heggarty P, Hudson JN, Wilson IG, Van Der Vleuten C.

Med Teach. 2016;38(3):263-71. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2015.1016487. Epub 2015 Mar 18.


A systematic review of patient-related risk factors for catheter-related thrombosis.

Leung A, Heal C, Perera M, Pretorius C.

J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2015 Oct;40(3):363-73. doi: 10.1007/s11239-015-1175-9. Review.


Comparing non-sterile to sterile gloves for minor surgery: a prospective randomised controlled non-inferiority trial.

Heal C, Sriharan S, Buttner PG, Kimber D.

Med J Aust. 2015 Jan 19;202(1):27-31.


Reattendance and chlamydia retesting rates at 12 months among young people attending Australian general practice clinics 2007-10: a longitudinal study.

Weaver ER, Bowring AL, Guy R, van Gemert C, Hocking JS, Boyle DI, Merritt T, Heal C, Lau PM, Donovan B, Hellard ME.

Sex Health. 2014 Sep;11(4):366-9. doi: 10.1071/SH14079.


Treatment of distal femur fractures in a regional Australian hospital.

Batchelor E, Heal C, Haladyn JK, Drobetz H.

World J Orthop. 2014 Jul 18;5(3):379-85. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i3.379. eCollection 2014 Jul 18.


Does taping torso scars following dermatologic surgery improve scar appearance?

Rosengren H, Askew DA, Heal C, Buettner PG, Humphreys WO, Semmens LA.

Dermatol Pract Concept. 2013 Apr 30;3(2):75-83. doi: 10.5826/dpc.0302a13. Print 2013 Apr.


Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection - a study on testing in general practice.

Spillman M, Cheffins T, Buhrer-Skinner M, Heal C, Larkins S.

Aust Fam Physician. 2012 Oct;41(10):811-3.


More is not necessarily better. A biomechanical study on distal screw numbers in volar locking distal radius plates.

Drobetz H, Weninger P, Grant C, Heal C, Muller R, Schuetz M, Pham M, Steck R.

Injury. 2013 Apr;44(4):535-9. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2012.10.012. Epub 2012 Nov 3.


Changes in dermal interstitial ATP levels during local heating of human skin.

Gifford JR, Heal C, Bridges J, Goldthorpe S, Mack GW.

J Physiol. 2012 Dec 15;590(24):6403-11. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.240523. Epub 2012 Oct 8.


Adherence to Canadian C-Spine Rule in a regional hospital: a retrospective study of 406 cases.

Paxton M, Heal CF, Drobetz H.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012 Oct;56(5):514-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02430.x. Epub 2012 Sep 5.


Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection - a study of general practice management in northern Queensland.

Heal C, Cheffins T, Larkins S, Buhrer-Skinner M, Spillman M.

Aust Fam Physician. 2012 Jul;41(7):519-21.


Pediatric patients with disabilities--assessment of satisfaction with anesthesia.

Schiff JH, Russ N, Ihringer K, Heal C, Martin E, Walther A.

Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Nov;22(11):1117-23. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2012.03886.x.


Risk factors for surgical site infection after dermatological surgery.

Heal CF, Buettner PG, Drobetz H.

Int J Dermatol. 2012 Jul;51(7):796-803. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2011.05189.x.


Missed opportunities--low levels of chlamydia retesting at Australian general practices, 2008-2009.

Bowring AL, Gouillou M, Guy R, Kong FY, Hocking J, Pirotta M, Heal C, Brett T, Donovan B, Hellard M; ACCESS Collaboration.

Sex Transm Infect. 2012 Aug;88(5):330-4. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2011-050422. Epub 2012 Mar 10.


Recommending vaccination - general practice intervention with new parents.

Cheffins T, Spillman M, Larkins S, Heal C.

Aust Fam Physician. 2011 Jun;40(6):437-9.


Australian general practitioner chlamydia testing rates among young people.

Kong FY, Guy RJ, Hocking JS, Merritt T, Pirotta M, Heal C, Bergeri I, Donovan B, Hellard ME.

Med J Aust. 2011 Mar 7;194(5):249-52.


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