2016 IHR Health Research Symposium

The proceedings from the 2016 IHR Health Research Symposium are now available online. The event consisted of a plenary presentation by both Professors Fiona Wood (burns specialist at FSH) and Paul Cohen (gynae-oncologist from SJoG) followed by over 20 other presentations by UNDA researchers. A list of the day’s program is available here. Video of the presentation and abstracts are available from the links below:

Session 0ne
Professor Fiona Wood AM
Director, Burns Service of WA, Fiona Stanley Hospital
Striving for excellence in health care.  Vid / Abs
Paul Gittings
School of Physiotherapy
Exercise therapy after acute burn is beneficial: Early RCT results.  Vid / Abs
Pippa Kenworthy
School of Physiotherapy
Confirmation of a novel localized measure for swelling in patients with acute burn wounds.  Vid / Abs
Dale Edwick
School of Physiotherapy
Establishing proactive swelling management after hand burns.  Vid / Abs
Eamon McDonnell
School of Medicine
Effects on migraine frequency of using combined antioxidant therapy: N-Acetylcysteine, Vitamin E and Vitamin C (NEC): the MIGRANT Migraine Study.  Vid / Abs
Session Two
Professor Paul Cohen
Director of Gynaecological Cancer Research, SJoG
Ovarian Cancer Prevention and Detection.  Vid / Abs
Aime Munro
Research Fellow, SJoG / IHR
Publication outcomes of accessing Western Australian linked data and future research opportunities.  Vid / Abs
Edwina Coghlan
School of Medicine
Prognostic factors including histologic tumour regression in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy for high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma.  Vid / Abs
Sarah Hardcastle
Research Fellow, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University
Factors Influencing Participation in Health Behaviours in Endometrial Cancer Survivors.  Vid / Abs
Max Bulsara
TARGIT Non-inferiority trial: is the alternative treatment good enough?  Vid / Abs
Session Three
Priyanka Bhattarai
School of Nursing, Sydney
Using digital health technology to optimise older people's pain self-management capabilities: The DigiTech Pain Project.  Vid / Abs
Helen Beaton
School of Physiotherapy
I-Chat Study: Do parent caregiving and handling behaviours influence head shape and motor development in infants?  Vid / Abs
Karen Taylor
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Development of a Phase II Pilot randomised controlled trial of a lymphoma nurse-led model of survivorship care: Care After Lymphoma (CALy) Trial.  Vid / Abs
Caroline Bulsara
School of Nursing and Midwifery & IHR
The development of the Patient Empowerment Scale using the Rasch Model.  Vid / Abs
Tracey Coventry
School of Nursing And Midwifery
The impact of the supernumerary clinical nurse educator on patient outcomes specifically related to graduate registered nurses.  Vid / Abs
Sarah Harris
School of Health Sciences
Risking injury: Exploring associations between impulsivity, risk propensity and injuries among an Australian rules football team.  Vid / Abs
Session Four
Vicky Warwick
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Patient safety and the surgical count.  Vid / Abs
Nicole Heneka
School of Nursing, Sydney
Exploring opioid medication errors in specialist palliative care services: The PERISCOPE Project.  Vid / Abs
Matt Merema
Department of Health, WA
Population-Level trends in body mass index and obesity prevalence in Western Australian adults from 2002 to 2015.  Vid / Abs
Dianne Juliff
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Impact of male faculty on male undergraduate nurses' retention and formation of their professional identity.  Vid / Abs
Session Five
Myles Murphy
School of Physiotherapy
The efficacy of Loading Programs in Mid-Portion Achilles Tendinopathy; an exploration into the mechanisms driving improvements in clinical status.  Vid / Abs
Gloria Sutherland
School of Health Sciences
Health needs of the older, homeless woman.  Vid / Abs
Rory Kelly
School of Physiotherapy
Exploring leg stiffness as a measure for assessing fatigue and injury in running populations.  Vid / Abs
Amanda Timler
School of Health Sciences
Who am I?  Vid / Abs