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Canterbury Hospital Research

Canterbury Hospital strives to ensure that research is undertaken to directly improve our patient and family centred care.

We support collaboration in clinical research with a focus on translating research findings into clinical practice that support better health outcomes for our patients and their families. 

Our Publications


Botfield JR, Tulloch M, Contziu H, Bateson D, Phipps H, Wright SM, Mcgeechan K, Black KI. Who is responsible for postpartum contraception advice and provision? The perspective of hospital-based maternity clinicians in New South Wales, Australia. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2022 Nov 3. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13627. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36328592.

Botfield JR, Tulloch M, Contziu H, Wright SM, Phipps H, McGeechan K, Bateson D, Black KI. Feasibility, acceptability and sustainability of postpartum contraceptive implant provision by midwives in NSW public hospitals. Women Birth. 2022 Sep;35(5):e439-e445. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2021.11.002. Epub 2021 Nov 23. PMID: 34836756.

Cheng AT, Watson AL, Picardo N. Lessons Learnt from the COVID-19 Pandemic in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep. 2022;10(4):456-463. doi: 10.1007/s40136-022-00422-5. Epub 2022 Aug 9. PMID: 35965652; PMCID: PMC9361255.

CRISTAL Study Group; Sidhu VS, Kelly TL, Pratt N, Graves SE, Buchbinder R, Adie S, Cashman K, Ackerman I, Bastiras D, Brighton R, Burns AWR, Chong BH, Clavisi O, Cripps M, Dekkers M, de Steiger R, Dixon M, Ellis A, Griffith EC, Hale D, Hansen A, Harris A, Hau R, Horsley M, James D, Khorshid O, Kuo L, Lewis P, Lieu D, Lorimer M, MacDessi S, McCombe P, McDougall C, Mulford J, Naylor JM, Page RS, Radovanovic J, Solomon M, Sorial R, Summersell P, Tran P, Walter WL, Webb S, Wilson C, Wysocki D, Harris IA. Effect of Aspirin vs Enoxaparin on Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: The CRISTAL Randomized Trial. JAMA. 2022 Aug 23;328(8):719-727.

Cummins A, Griew K, Devonport C, Ebbett W, Catling C, Baird K. Exploring the value and acceptability of an antenatal and postnatal midwifery continuity of care model to women and midwives, using the Quality Maternal Newborn Care Framework. Women Birth. 2022 Feb;35(1):59-69. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2021.03.006. Epub 2021 Mar 23. PMID: 33741311.

Drak D, Fulcher J, Kilian J, Chong JJH, Grover R, Sindone AP, Adams M, Lattimore JD, Keech AC. Guideline-based audit of the hospital management of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Intern Med J. 2022 Jun 6. doi: 10.1111/imj.15830. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35666643.

Hutchinson CL, Curtis K, McCloughen A, Fethney J, Wiseman G, Hutchinson L. Clinician perspectives on reasons for, implications and management of unplanned patient returns to the Emergency Department: A descriptive study. Int Emerg Nurs. 2022 Jan;60:101125. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2021.101125. Epub 2021 Dec 23. PMID: 34953437.

Hutchinson CL, Curtis K, McCloughen A, Qian S, Yu P, Fethney J. Predictors and outcomes of patients that return unplanned to the Emergency Department and require critical care admission: A multicenter study. Australas Emerg Care. 2022 Mar;25(1):88-97. doi: 10.1016/j.auec.2021.04.003. Epub 2021 May 14. PMID: 33994336.

Lim E, Alexander N, Hanson S, Tosich T, O'Brien F, Chu M, Frotjold A. Responding to no-visitor policies during the COVID-19 pandemic: Virtual care initiatives for hospitalized patients. J Adv Nurs. 2022 Apr;78(4):e62-e63. doi: 10.1111/jan.15121. Epub 2021 Nov 28. PMID: 34841557; PMCID: PMC9011652.

Luu Q, Day J, Hall A, Limaye V, Major G. External validation of EULAR/ACR classification criteria for idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Ann Rheum Dis. 2022 Apr;81(4):e59. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217568. Epub 2020 May 12. PMID: 32398280.

Luu W, Sy J, Luu Q. Necrotising autoimmune myopathy: a differential diagnosis for deranged liver function tests. Med J Aust. 2022 Jul 4;217(1):20-22. doi: 10.5694/mja2.51609. Epub 2022 Jun 13. PMID: 35698437.

MacDessi SJ, Wood JA, Diwan A, Harris IA; SENSOR BALANCE Study Group. Intraoperative pressure sensors improve soft-tissue balance but not clinical outcomes in total knee arthroplasty: a multicentre randomized controlled trial. Bone Joint J. 2022 May;104-B(5):604-612. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.104B5.BJJ-2021-1299.R2. PMID: 35491577.

Nassour AJ, Ashrafi D, Patel D. Techniques - Mini-incision and plication (MIP) cure hydrocele: A minimally invasive surgical variation. Can Urol Assoc J. 2022 May;16(5):E294-E297. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.7561. PMID: 34941492; PMCID: PMC9119592.

Newland DP, Novakovic D, Richards AL. Voice Tremor and Botulinum Neurotoxin Therapy: A Contemporary Review. Toxins (Basel). 2022 Nov 9;14(11):773. doi: 10.3390/toxins14110773. PMID: 36356023; PMCID: PMC9698548.

Nguyen DD, Chacon A, Payten C, Black R, Sheth M, McCabe P, Novakovic D, Madill C. Acoustic characteristics of fricatives, amplitude of formants and clarity of speech produced without and with a medical mask. Int J Lang Commun Disord. 2022 Mar;57(2):366-380. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12705. Epub 2022 Feb 15. PMID: 35166414; PMCID: PMC9305964.

Nguyen DD, Chacon AM, Novakovic D, Hodges NJ, Carding PN, Madill C. Pitch Discrimination Testing in Patients with a Voice Disorder. J Clin Med. 2022 Jan 24;11(3):584. doi: 10.3390/jcm11030584. PMID: 35160036; PMCID: PMC8836960.

Novakovic D, Sheth M, Fellner A, Zoszak A, Liew S, Nguyen DD. Microlaryngeal Laser Surgery Using High-flow Nasal Ventilation at Two Oxygen Concentration Deliveries. Laryngoscope. 2022 Jul 1. doi: 10.1002/lary.30271. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35775633.

Oliveira CB, Hamilton M, Traeger A, Buchbinder R, Richards B, Rogan E, Maher CG, Machado GC. Do Patients with Acute Low Back Pain in Emergency Departments Have More Severe Symptoms than Those in General Practice? A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Pain Med. 2022 Apr 8;23(4):614-624. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnab260. PMID: 34480571.

Phung D, Fradet L, Riffat F, Novakovic D, Elliott MS, Nguyen K, Makeham J, Palme CE. Translaryngeal ultrasound in thyroid surgery: state of the art review. ANZ J Surg. 2022 Mar;92(3):385-389. doi: 10.1111/ans.17530. Epub 2022 Feb 8. PMID: 35133056.

Qurashi S, Chinnappa J, Aktas S, Dabboussi AM, Rahman MB. Overnight joint replacement surgery: a pilot Australian study. ANZ J Surg. 2022 Oct;92(10):2683-2687. doi: 10.1111/ans.17977. Epub 2022 Aug 15. PMID: 36221212; PMCID: PMC9804704.

Yeung W, Richards AL, Novakovic D. Botulinum Neurotoxin Therapy in the Clinical Management of Laryngeal Dystonia. Toxins (Basel). 2022 Dec 1;14(12):844. doi: 10.3390/toxins14120844. PMID: 36548741; PMCID: PMC9784062.

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