2 Works

Data from: Perioperative medication management: expanding the role of the preadmission clinic pharmacist in a single centre, randomised controlled trial of collaborative prescribing

Andrew R. Hale, Ian D. Coombes, Julie Stokes, David McDougall, Karen Whitfield, Elizabeth Maycock & Lisa Nissen
Objectives: Current evidence to support non-medical prescribing is predominantly qualitative, with little evaluation of accuracy, safety and appropriateness. Our aim was to evaluate a new model of service for the Australia healthcare system, of inpatient medication prescribing by a pharmacist in an elective surgery pre admission clinic (PAC) against usual care, using an endorsed performance framework. Design: Single centre, randomised controlled, two arm trial Setting: Elective surgery pre admission clinic in Brisbane based tertiary hospital...

Data from: Randomised controlled trial of an education and support package for stroke patients and their carers

Sally Eames, Tammy Hoffmann, Linda Worrall, Stephen Read & Andrew Wong
Objective: Tailoring stroke information and providing reinforcement opportunities are two strategies proposed to enhance the effectiveness of education. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of an education package which utilised both strategies on the knowledge, health and psychosocial outcomes of stroke patients and carers. Design: Multisite, randomised trial comparing usual care with an education and support package. Setting: Two acute stroke units. Participants: Patients and their carers (N=138) were randomised (control n=67, intervention n=71)...

Registration Year

  • 2013

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • University of Queensland
  • Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland University of Technology