This collection showcases research published by Avondale affiliated staff from the School of Nursing in both print and electronic journals.

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Papers/Journal Articles from 2021

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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 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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Increased Consumption of Plant Foods is Associated with Increased Bone Mineral Density, Jade Berg, Neda Seyed Sadjadi, and Ross Grant

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Saturated Fatty Acid Intake Is Associated With Increased Inflammation, Conversion of Kynurenine to Tryptophan, and Delta-9 Desaturase Activity in Healthy Humans, Jade Berg, Neda Seyedsadjadi, and Ross Grant

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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

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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The Effect of Trigonella foenum‐graecum Extract on Prostate‐specific Antigen, and Prostate Function in Otherwise Healthy men with Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Amanda Rao and Ross Grant

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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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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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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

Papers/Journal Articles from 2019

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Role of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide and Related Precursors as Therapeutic Targets for Age-Related Degenerative Diseases: Rationale, Biochemistry, Pharmacokinetics, and Outcomes, Nady Braidy, Jade Berg, James Clement, Fatemeh Khorshidi, Anne Poljak, Tharusha Jayasena, Ross Grant, and Perminder Sachdev

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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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Challenges and Reflections from an International, Humanitarian, Short-term Surgical Mission on Collecting Ethnographic Data in a Remote Environment, Sonja Dawson, Debra Jackson, and Doug Elliott

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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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A Case of Parkinson’s Disease Symptom Reduction with Intravenous NAD+, Erin Gadol, Richard F. Mestayer, Ross Grant, Yevgeniy Grigoryev, Susan B. Gibson, and Michael Happel

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A Pilot Study Investigating Changes in the Human Plasma and Urine NAD+ Metabolome During a 6 Hour Intravenous Infusion of NAD+, Ross Grant, Jade Berg, Richard Mestayer, Nady Braidy, James Bennett, Susan Broom, and James Watson

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Oxidation of fish oil supplements in Australia, Monique Heller, Luke Gemming, Chin Tung, and Ross Grant

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

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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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An Environmental Cleaning Bundle and Health-Care-Associated Infections in Hospitals (REACH): A Multicentre, Randomised Trial, Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Nicole White, Adrian G. Barnett, Kate Halton, David L. Paterson, Thomas V. Riley, Anne Gardner, Katie Page, Alison Farrington, Christian A. Gericke, and Nicholas Graves

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Reducing Urinary Catheter Use Using an Electronic Reminder System in Hospitalized Patients: A Randomized Stepped-Wedge Trial, Brett G. Mitchell, Maria T. Northcote, Allen C. Cheng, Oyebola Fasugba, Philip L. Russo, and Hannah Rosebrock

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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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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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Other Directedness and Impaired Limits: The Impact of Early Maladaptive Schema on Exercise Dependence, Rebekah M. Rankin, Paul A. Read, Benjamin R. Walker, and Paul Rankin

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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

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An Evaluation of an Extended Intervention to Reduce Plagiarism in Bachelor of Nursing Students, Alison Smedley, Tonia R. Crawford, and Linda Cloete

Papers/Journal Articles from 2018

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The Construction of a Postgraduate Student and Supervisor Support Framework: Using Stakeholder Voices to Promote Effective Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Practice., Malcolm Anderson, Brett G. Mitchell, Maria T. Northcote, Anthony Williams, Kevin Petrie, Kayle de Waal, Janet Carton, Catherine Mcloughlin, and Gina Lemke

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Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide and its Related Precursors for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Nady Braidy, Ross Grant, and Perminder Sachdev

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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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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

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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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Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase Activity Increases NAD+ Production in IFN-γ–Stimulated Human Primary Mononuclear Cells, Ross Grant

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Quantitation of NAD+: Why Do We Need to Measure it?, Yue Liu, James Clement, Ross Grant, Perminder Sachdev, and Nady Braidy

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Statins Do Not Impair Whole-Body Fat Oxidation During Moderate-Intensity Exercise in Dyslipidemic Adults, Maria A. Matuszek and Ross Grant

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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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Infection, Disease & Health for Today, Tomorrow and the Future, Brett G. Mitchell and Ramon Z. Shaban

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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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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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Establishing the Prevalence of Healthcare-associated Infections in Australian Hospitals: Protocol for the Comprehensive Healthcare Associated Infection National Surveillance (CHAINS) Study, Philip L. Russo, Andrew Stewardson, Allen C. Cheng, Tracey Bucknall, Kalisavar Marimuthu, and Brett G. Mitchell

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High Protein Intake is Associated with Low Plasma NAD+ Levels in a Healthy Human Cohort, Neda Seyedsadjadi, Jade Berg, Ayse Bilgin, Nady Braidy, Chris Salonikas, and Ross Grant

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A Pilot Study Providing Evidence for a Relationship between a Composite Lifestyle Score and Risk of Higher Carotid Intima-Media Thickness: Is There a Link to Oxidative Stress?, Neda Seyedsadjadi, Jade Berg, Ayse Bilgin, and Ross Grant

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

Papers/Journal Articles from 2017

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Kynurenine Pathway Metabolism and Neuroinflammatory Disease, Nady Braidy and Ross Grant

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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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Nurses’ Contribution to Short-Term Humanitarian Care in Low to Middle Income Countries: An Integrative Review of the Literature, Sonja Dawson, Doug Elliott, and Debra Jackson

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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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Questions Linked to Fasugba, O., Koerner, J., Mitchell, B. G., Gardner, A. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Antiseptics 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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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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The Adventist "Health Message" Unpacked, Lillian Kent

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Superbug Survey of Australia's Hospitals, Brett G. Mitchell

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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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Ideas required: Antimicrobial resistance in aged-care faciltiies requires a novel approach, Brett G. Mitchell, Ramon Shaban, Philip L. Russo, and Deborough MacBeth

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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

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Simulation-Based Communication Skills Training for Experienced Clinicians to Improve Family Conversations About Organ and Tissue Donation, Julie Elizabeth Potter, Jonathan J. Gatward, Michelle A. Kelly, Leigh McKay, Ellie McCann, Rosalind M. Elliott, and Lin Perry

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Visceral Fat Mass: Is it the Link Between Uric Acid and Diabetes Risk?, Neda Seyed-Sadjadi, Jade Berg, Ayse A. Bilgin, and Ross Grant

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Significant Relationships Between a Simple Marker of Redox Balance and Lifestyle Behaviours; Relevance to the Framingham Risk Score, Neda Seyed-Sadjadi, Jade Berg, Ayse A. Bilgin, Chin Tung, and Ross Grant

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A Diet Enriched with Red Sorghum Flaked Biscuits, Compared to a Diet Containing White Wheat Flaked Biscuits, Does not Enhance the Effectiveness of an Energy-Restricted Meal Plan in Overweight and Mildly Obese Adults, Anita Stefoska-Needham, Eleanor J. Beck, Stuart K. Johnson, Marijka J. Batterham, Ross Grant, John Ashton, and Linda C. Tapsell

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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Resveratrol as a Potential Therapeutic Candidate for the Treatment and Management of Alzheimer's Disease, Nady Braidy, Bat-Erdene Jugder, Anne Poljak, Tharusha Jayasena, Hussein Mansour, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi, Perminder Sachdev, and Ross Grant

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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

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Acute Oxygen Therapy: A Review of Prescribing and Delivery Practices, Joyce Cousins, Peter Wark, and Vanessa McDonald

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Central Kynurenine Pathway Shift with age in Women, Josien de Bie, Jade Guest, Gilles J. Guillemin, and Ross Grant

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Five-Year Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Urinary Escherichia Coli at an Australian Tertiary Hospital: Time Series Analyses of Prevalence Data, Oyebola Fasugba, Brett G. Mitchell, George Mnatzaganian, Anindita Das, Peter Collignon, and Anne Gardner

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Promoting NAD+ Metabolism: A new Target for Treating Degenerative Disease, Ross Grant, Jade Berg, and Nady Braidy

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Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals: Protocol of the REACH Study, A Multi-Site Stepped-Wedge Randomised Trial, Lisa Hall, Alison Farrington, Brett G. Mitchell, Adrian G. Barnett, Kate Halton, Michelle Allen, Katie Page, Anne Gardner, Sally Havers, Emily Bailey, Stephanie Dancer, Thomas V. Riley, Christian A. Gericke, David L. Paterson, and Nicholas Graves

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Application of Targeted Mass Spectrometry for the Quantification of Sirtuins in the Central Nervous System, T Jayasena, A Poljak, Nady Braidy, L Zhong, B Rowlands, J Muenchhoff, Ross Grant, G Smythe, C Teo, M Raftery, and Perminder Sachdev

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Credentialing of Australian and New Zealand Infection Control Professionals: An Exploratory Study, Deborough MacBeth, Lisa Hall, Kate Halton, Anne Gardner, and Brett G. Mitchell

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Answers Linked to Mitchell BG, Dancer SJ, Anderson A, Dehn E. Risk of Organism Acquisition from Prior Room Occupants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Malcolm Anderson, and Emily Dehn

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Questions Linked to Mitchell BG, Dancer SJ, Anderson A, Dehn E. Risk of Organism Acquisition from Prior Room Occupants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Brett G. Mitchell, Stephanie Dancer, Malcolm Anderson, and Emily Dehn

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A Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Australian Acute and Aged Care Facilities, Brett G. Mitchell, Oyebola Fasugba, Wendy Beckingham, Noleen Bennett, and Anne Gardner

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The Use of Clinical Coding Data for the Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Australia, Brett G. Mitchell and John K. Ferguson

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Length of Stay and Mortality Associated with Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Multi-State Model, Brett G. Mitchell, John K. Ferguson, Malcolm Anderson, Jacqueline Sear, and Adrian G. Barnett

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Time Spent by Infection Control Professionals Undertaking Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance: A Multi-centred Cross Sectional Study, Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Kate Halton, Deborough MacBeth, and Anne Gardner