This collection showcases published research affiliated with the Lifestyle Medicine and Health Research Centre (LMHRC) formerly the Lifestyle and Health Research Centre (LHRC)

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Papers/Journal Articles from 2022

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An Interdisciplinary Mental Wellbeing Intervention for Increasing Flourishing: Two Experimental Studies, Geraldine Przybylko, Darren Morton, Jason K. Morton, Melanie Renfrew, and Jason Hinze

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Testing a Model of Resilience in Family Members of Relatives with Traumatic Brain Injury vs Spinal Cord Injury: Multigroup Analysis, Grahame K. Simpson, Malcolm Anderson, Mayssa Daher, Kate F. Jones, and Peter Morey

Papers/Journal Articles from 2021

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Environmental Hygiene, Knowledge and Cleaning Practice: A Phenomenological Study of Nurses and Midwives During COVID-19, Cassie Curryer, Philip L. Russo, Martin Kiernan, Karen D. Wares, Kate Smith, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Shifting Gears: An Exploratory Study of Factors Impacting the Well-being of Retired Faith-based Ministers in Australia and New Zealand, Bernadene Erasmus, Peter J. Morey, Peter Williams, and Bruce Manners

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Profile among Australian Vegetarian and Nonvegetarian Teenagers, Ross Grant, Roman Pawlak, Paul Vos, Ayse Bilgin, Jade Berg, Robyn Pearce, and Margaret Morris

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Nurses' and Midwives' Cleaning Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices: An Australian Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Philip L. Russo, Martin Kiernan, and Cassie Curryer

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The Status of Folate, Vitamin B-12 and Homocysteine among Australian Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Teenagers, Roman Pawlak, Ross Grant, Paul Vos, Ayse A. Bilgin, Jade Berg, Robyn Pearce, and Margaret Morris

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The Effectiveness of an Online Interdisciplinary Intervention for Mental Health Promotion: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Geraldine Przybylko, Darren Morton, Lillian Kent, Jason K. Morton, Peter Beamish, and Melanie Renfrew

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The Influence of Gender and Age on the Outcomes of and Adherence to a Digital Interdisciplinary Mental Health Promotion Intervention in an Australasian Nonclinical Setting: Cohort Study, Geraldine Przybylko, Darren Morton, Jason K. Morton, and Melanie Renfrew

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Addressing the COVID-19 Mental Health Crisis: A Perspective on Using Interdisciplinary Universal Interventions, Geraldine Przybylko, Darren Morton, and Melanie Renfrew

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The Influence of Human Support on the Effectiveness of Digital Mental Health Promotion Interventions for the General Population, Melanie Renfrew, Darren Morton, Jason K. Morton, and Geraldine Przybylko

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Participant Perceptions of Facilitators and Barriers to Adherence in a Digital Mental Health Intervention for a Nonclinical Cohort: Content Analysis, Mel Renfrew, Darren Morton, Maria T. Northcote, Jason K. Morton, Jason Hinze, and Geraldine Przybylko

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The Potential Benefit of Monitoring Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Neda Seyedsadjadi and Ross Grant

Papers/Journal Articles from 2020

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A Predictive Model of Resilience Among Family Caregivers Supporting Relatives with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Structural Equation Modelling Approach, Malcolm Anderson, Maysaa Daher, and Grahame K. Simpson

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Understanding Clinicians’ Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Optimal Use of Acute Oxygen Therapy in Adults, Joyce Cousins, Peter Wark, Sarah A. Hiles, and Vanessa M. McDonald

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Management of Acute COPD Exacerbations in Australia: Do we Follow the Guidelines?, Joyce Cousins, Richard Wood-Baker, Peter AB Wark, Ian A. Yang, Peter G. Gibson, Anastasia Hutchinson, Dimitar Sajkov, Sarah A. Hiles, Sameh Samuel, and Vanessa M. McDonald

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Increased Fluid Intake for the Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection in Adults and Children in all Settings: A Systematic Review, Oyebola Fasugba, Brett G. Mitchell, Elizabeth McInnes, Jane Koerner, Allen Cheng, Heilok Cheng, and Sandy Middleton

Spirituality and Resilience among Family Caregivers of Survivors of Stroke: A Scoping Review, Letetia Gibbs, Malcolm Anderson, Grahame K. Simpson, and Kate Fiona Jones

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Precision Medicine in Lifestyle Medicine: The Way of the Future?, Ian D. Gray, Andrea R. Kross, Mel Renfrew, and Paul Wood

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Effectiveness of a Structured, Framework-Based Approach to Implementation: The Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) Trial, Lisa Hall, Nicole White, Michelle Allen, Alison Farrington, Brett G. Mitchell, Katie Page, Kate Halton, Thomas V. Riley, Christian A. Gericke, Nicholas Graves, and Anne Gardner

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A Community-based Lifestyle Education Program Addressing Non-communicable Diseases in Low-literacy Areas of the South Pacific: A Pilot Control Cohort Study, Lillian Kent, Pia Reierson, Darren Morton, Kesa Vasutoga, and Paul Rankin

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Health Coaching as an Intervention for Picky Eaters, Simon Matthews

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A Multimodal Intervention for Improving the Mental Health and Emotional Well-being of College Students, Darren Morton, Jason Hinze, Bevan Craig, Wendi Herman, Lillian Kent, Peter Beamish, Mel Renfrew, and Geraldine Przybylko

The Practice of Lifestyle Medicine on Physician Wellbeing, Darren Morton and Simon Matthews

7 Dimensions of Wellbeing, Darren Morton, Carolyn Rickett, and Lynnette Lounsbury

Measuring Environmental Contamination in Critical Care Using Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide (DHP) Technology: An Observational Cross-Over Study, Aileen Oon, E Reading, John K. Ferguson, Stephanie J. Dancer, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Testofen® (Fenugreek extract) Increases Strength and Muscle Mass Compared to Placebo in Response to Calisthenics: A Randomized Control Trial, Amanda J. Rao, Alistair R. Mallard, and Ross Grant

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A Web- and Mobile App–Based Mental Health Promotion Intervention Comparing Email, Short Message Service, and Videoconferencing Support for a Healthy Cohort: Randomized Comparative Study, Mel Renfrew, Darren Morton, Jason K. Morton, Jason Hinze, Peter Beamish, Geraldine Przybylko, and Bevan Craig

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The Influence of Three Modes of Human Support on Attrition and Adherence to a Web- and Mobile App–Based Mental Health Promotion Intervention in a Nonclinical Cohort: Randomized Comparative Study, Mel Renfrew, Darren Morton, Jason K. Morton, Jason Hinze, Geraldine Przybylko, and Bevan Craig

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Scope of Practice and Educational Needs of Infection Prevention and Control Professionals in Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities, Ramon Shaban, Cristina Sotomayor-Castillo, Deborough MacBeth, Philip L. Russo, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Global Burden, Point Sources, and Outbreak Management of Healthcare-Associated Burkholderia Cepacia Infections: An Integrative Review, Ramon Shaban, Cristina Sotomayor-Castillo, Shizar Nahidi, Cecilia Li, Deborough MacBeth, Brett G. Mitchell, and Philip L. Russo

Do Spirituality, Resilience and Hope Mediate Outcomes among Family Caregivers After Traumatic Brain Injury or Spinal Cord Injury? A Structural Equation Modelling Approach, Grahame K. Simpson, Malcolm Anderson, Kate Fiona Jones, Michelle Genders, and Bamini Gopinath

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Wellbeing Notebook - Pen and Paper: A Simple Formula for Enhancing Wellbeing, Andrea Thompson and Beverly J. Christian

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Cost-Effectiveness of an Environmental Cleaning Bundle for Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections, Nicole White, Adrian G. Barnett, Lisa Hall, Brett G. Mitchell, Alison Farrington, Kate Halton, David L. Paterson, Thomas V. Riley, Anne Gardner, Katie Page, Christian A. Gericke, and Nicholas Graves

Conference Papers from 2019

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Model of Resilience in Family Caregivers of Relatives with Neurotrauma (Traumatic Brain Injury or Spinal Cord Injury): A Multigroup Analysis, Malcolm Anderson, Grahame K. Simpson, Maysaa Daher, Kate Fiona Jones, and Peter Morey

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Meatal Cleaning: Discrepancies in Need of Explanation - Author's Reply, Allen Cheng, Brett G. Mitchell, Oyebola Fasugba, Nicholas Graves, Jane Koerner, and Peter Collignon

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Protocol: Investigating the Effectiveness and Cost Benefit of a Lifestyle Intervention Targeting Type 2 Diabetes in Australia, Linda Cloete, Brett G. Mitchell, and Darren Morton

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Factors Predicting Alcohol Consumption in Adolescents Attending a Faith-Based School System in Australia: A Multigroup Structural Equation Analysis, Bevan Craig, Darren Morton, Peter Morey, Lillian Kent, Peter Beamish, Barry Gane, Terry Butler, Paul Rankin, and Kevin Price

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Chlorhexidine for Meatal Cleaning in Reducing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Multicentre Stepped-Wedge Randomised Controlled Trial, Oyebola Fasugba, Allen Cheng, Victoria Gregory, Nicholas Graves, Jane Koerner, Peter Collignon, Anne Gardner, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Incidence of Single-Drug Resistant-, Multidrug- Resistant, and Extensively Drug- Resistant Escheria Coli Urinary Tract Infections: An Australian Laboratory-Based Retrospective Study, Oyebola Fasugba, Anindita Das, George Mnatzaganian, Brett G. Mitchell, Peter Collignon, and Anne Gardner

A Study of Whether Individual and Dyadic Relations Between Spirituality and Resilience Contribute to Psychological Adjustment Among Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries and their Family Members, Kate Fiona Jones, Grahame K. Simpson, Lynne Briggs, Pat Dorsett, and Malcolm Anderson

The Meaning of Vanlife, Jim Lounsbury, Lynnette Lounsbury, and Dustin Clare

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Achievements and Highlights for Infection, Disease and Health, Brett G. Mitchell

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Editorial, Brett G. Mitchell

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Chlorhexidine for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: The Totality of Evidence - Author's Reply, Brett G. Mitchell, Allen Cheng, Oyebola Fasugba, Anne Gardner, Nicholas Graves, Jane Koerner, and Peter Collignon

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Chlorhexidine Versus Saline in Reducing the Risk of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Oyebola Fasugba, Allen Cheng, Victoria Gregory, Jane Koerner, Peter Collignon, Anne Gardner, and Nicholas Graves

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Strategies to Reduce Non-Ventilator-Associated Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review, Brett G. Mitchell, Philip L. Russo, Allen Cheng, Andrew Stewardson, Hannah Rosebrock, Stephanie J. Curtis, Sophia Robinson, and Martin Kiernan

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Organisation and Governance of Infection Prevention and Control in Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities: A National Survey, Brett G. Mitchell, Ramon Shaban, Deborough MacBeth, and Philip L. Russo

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From Health to Happiness, Darren Morton

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Formative Research for the Development of an Eye Health Strategic Planning and Evaluation Framework and a Checklist: A Health Systems Approach, Gail Ormsby

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Validating a Tool to Assess Eye Health Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in Cambodia and Vietnam, Noela Prasad, Gail Ormsby, and Robert P. Finger

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The Influence of Human Support on the Effectiveness of an Online Mental Wellbeing Intervention, Mel Renfrew, Darren Morton, Jason K. Morton, Jason Hinze, Peter Beamish, Geraldine Przybylko, and Bevan Craig

'Spit Us Out Whole': Voicing the Double Wound in Carol Dine's Places in the Bone: A Memoir, Carolyn Rickett

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Bundles of Bundles, Philip L. Russo

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The Prevalence of Healthcare Associated Infections Among Adult Inpatients at Nineteen Large Australian Acute-care Public Hospitals: A Point Prevalence Survey, Philip L. Russo, Andrew Stewardson, Allen Cheng, Tracey Bucknall, and Brett G. Mitchell

Papers/Journal Articles from 2018

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Religious Affiliation Influences on the Health Status and Behaviours of Students Attending Seventh-Day Adventist Schools in Australia, Bevan Craig, Darren Morton, Lillian Kent, Barry Gane, Terry Butler, Paul Rankin, and Kevin Price

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The Association Between Self-rated Health and Social Environments, Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes: A Structural Equation Analysis, Bevan Craig, Darren Morton, Peter Morey, Lillian Kent, Barry Gane, Terry Butler, Paul Rankin, and Kevin Price

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Reducing Urinary Catheter Use: A Protocol for a Mixed Methods Evaluation of an Electronic Reminder System in Hospitalised Patients in Australia, Oyebola Fasugba, Allen C. Cheng, Philip L. Russo, Maria T. Northcote, Hannah Rosebrock, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Development and Evaluation of a Website for Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Australia, Oyebola Fasugba, Jane Koerner, Noleen Bennett, Simon Burrell, Roland Laguitan, Alex Hoskins, Wendy Beckingham, Brett G. Mitchell, and Anne Gardner

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HDL Subfraction Changes with a Low-fat, Plant-based Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), Lillian Kent, Ross Grant, Greg Watts, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, and Ewan Ward

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Staffing Levels and Infection Prevention, Brett G. Mitchell

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Hospital Staffing and Health Care–Associated Infections: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Brett G. Mitchell, Anne Gardner, Patricia W. Stone, Lisa Hall, and Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz

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Changes in Knowledge and Attitudes of Hospital Environmental Services Staff: The Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Nicole White, Alison Farrington, Michelle Allen, Katie Page, Anne Gardner, Kate Halton, Thomas V. Riley, Christian A. Gericke, David L. Paterson, Nicholas Graves, and Lisa Hall

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Combining Lifestyle Medicine and Positive Psychology to Improve Mental Health and Emotional Well-being, Darren Morton

Live More Happy: Scientifically Proven Ways to Lift Your Mood and Your Life, Darren Morton

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Relationships Effecting College Students’ Perception of Family Influence Impacting their Health and Lifestyle, Kayla J. Nicholas, Kayla M. Soptich, Amy Tyson, Graeme H. Perry, Samuel P. Abraham, and Deborah R. Gillum

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The Effect of an Online Multimodal Lifestyle Intervention on Mental Health and Emotional Wellness: A Randomised Control Trial, Geraldine Przybylko, Darren Morton, Lillian Kent, Jason Hinze, Peter Beamish, Mel Renfrew, and Jason K. Morton

The Impact of an Online Multimodal Intervention on the Mental Health and Overall Wellness of an Australasian-based Cohort, Mel Renfrew and Darren Morton

"The Final Subject has been Set. I'm Concentrating Hard on Death.": The Poetics of Loss in Philip Hodgins's Blood and Bone, Carolyn Rickett

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Healthcare-Associated Infections in Australia: Tackling the 'Known Unknowns', Philip L. Russo, Allen Cheng, Brett G. Mitchell, and Lisa Hall

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Impact of Electronic Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance Software on Infection Prevention Resources: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Philip L. Russo, Ramon Shaban, Deborough MacBeth, Abigail Carter, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Complicating the Complicated, Ramon Shaban, Philip L. Russo, Brett G. Mitchell, and Julie Elizabeth Potter

Conference Papers from 2017

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A Predictive Model of Resilience Among Family Caregivers Supporting Relatives with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Australia: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach, Malcolm Anderson, Grahame K. Simpson, and Maysaa Daher

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Molecular Targets of Tannic Acid in Alzheimer's Disease, Nady Braidy, Bat-Erdene Jugder, Anne Poljak, Tharusha Jayasena, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi, Permider Sachdev, and Ross Grant

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The Role of Obesity in the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Linda Cloete, Brett G. Mitchell, and Darren Morton

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The Body Mass Index of Adolescents Attending Seventh-Day Adventist Schools in Australia: 2001-2012, Bevan Craig, Darren Morton, Lillian Kent, Terry Butler, Paul Rankin, and Kevin Price

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Meatal Cleaning with Antiseptics for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Discussion Paper, Oyebola Fasugba, Jane Koerner, Brett G. Mitchell, and Anne Gardner

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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Antiseptic Agents for Meatal Cleaning in the Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections, Oyebola Fasugba, Jane Koerner, Brett G. Mitchell, and Anne Gardner

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Point Prevalence Surveys of Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Development, Pilot Testing and Evaluation of Face-to-Face and Online Educational Packages, Oyebola Fasugba, Brett G. Mitchell, Wendy Beckingham, Noleen Bennett, and Anne Gardner

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Exploring the Context for Effective Clinical Governance in Infection Control, Kate Halton, Lisa Hall, Anne Gardner, Deborough MacBeth, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Supervisor's Perspectives on the Ethical Supervision of Long Form Writing and Managing Trauma Narrative within the Australian Tertiary Sector, Sue Joseph and Carolyn Rickett

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The Adventist "Health Message" Unpacked, Lillian Kent

Healthcare Associated Infection Point Prevalence Study, Brett Mitchell, Allen Cheng, Tracey Bucknall, and Andrew Stewardson

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A Predictive Model of Days from Infection to Discharge in Patients with Healthcare Associated Urinary Tract Infections (HAUTI): A Structural Equation Modelling Approach, Brett G. Mitchell, Malcolm Anderson, and John Ferguson

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Variation in Hospital Cleaning Practice and Process in Australian Hospitals: A Structured Mapping Exercise, Brett G. Mitchell, Alison Farrington, Michelle Allen, Anne Gardner, Lisa Hall, Adrian G. Barnett, Kate Halton, Katie Page, Stephanie Dancer, Thomas V. Riley, Christian A. Gericke, David L. Paterson, and Nicholas Graves

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Reducing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Hospitals: Study Protocol for a Multi-Site Randomised Controlled Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Oyebola Fasugba, Anne Gardner, Jane Koerner, Peter Collignon, Allen Cheng, Nicholas Graves, Peter Morey, and Victoria Gregory

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Resourcing Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Units in Australia: A Discussion Paper, Brett G. Mitchell, Deborough MacBeth, Kate Halton, Anne Gardner, and Lisa Hall

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What's Trending in Infection Control? Scoping and Narrative Reviews, Brett G. Mitchell, Dayna Petrie, Lindsay Morton, and Stephanie Dancer

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What Makes a Tweet Fly? Analysis of Twitter Messaging at Four Infection Control Conferences, Brett G. Mitchell, Philip L. Russo, Jonathan A. Otter, Martin Kiernan, and Landon Aveling

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The Burden of Healthcare-Associated Infection in Australian Hospitals: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Brett G. Mitchell, Ramon Shaban, Deborough MacBeth, Claudia-Jayne Wood, and Philip L. Russo

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Asessing the Functionality of Temporary Isolation Rooms, Brett G. Mitchell, Anthony Williams, and Zorana Wong

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Assessing a Temporary Isolation Room From an Infection Control Perspective: A Discussion Paper, Brett G. Mitchell, Anthony Williams, Zorana Wong, and Jayne O'Connor

Reducing Urinary Catheter Use: A Randomised Controlled Study on the Efficiacy of an Electronic Reminder System, Brett Mitchell, Maria Northcote, Oyebola Fasugba, Hannah Rosebrock, Philip L. Russo, Allen Cheng, Victoria Gregory, and Gabrielle Milgate

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Optimizing the Intensity of Lifestyle Medicine Interventions: Similar Outcomes for Half the Sessions, Darren Morton, Lillian Kent, Paul Rankin, Brett G. Mitchell, Karina Parker, John Gobble, and Hans A. Diehl

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Barriers to the Uptake of Cataract Surgery and Eye Care After Community Outreach Screening in Takeo Province, Cambodia, Gail M. Ormsby, Manfred Morchen, Kathy Fotis, Dawn Grant-Skiba, Channeang Chim, and Jill Elizabeth Keeffe

The Influence of Human Support on the Adherence to, and Outcomes of, an Online, Lifestyle-based Mental Health Intervention, Geraldine Przybylko and Darren Morton

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Beyond This Point Here Be Dragons: Consideration and Caution for Supervising HDR Writing Trauma Projects, Carolyn Rickett and Sue Joseph

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Don't Forget the Brain: Lifestyle Medicine in the Century of Neurodegeneration, Bruce Thompson, Darren Morton, and Lillian Kent

Papers/Journal Articles from 2016

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The High Costs of Getting Ethical and Site-Specific Approvals for Multi-Centre Research, Adrian G. Barnett, Megan J. Campbell, Carla Shield, Alison Farrington, Lisa Hall, Katie Page, Anne Gardner, Brett G. Mitchell, and Nicholas Graves

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Mycobacterial Infections Due to Contaminated Heater Cooler Units used in Cardiac Bypass: An Approach for Infection Control Practitioners, Allen Cheng, Andrew Stewardson, Brett G. Mitchell, Peter Collignon, Paul Johnson, and Rhonda Stuart