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Living well with breathlessness: how clinicians can help (2018)
Journal Article
Hutchinson, A., Barclay, N., Galvin, K., & Johnson, M. (2019). Living well with breathlessness: how clinicians can help. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 69(678), 26-27. doi:10.3399/bjgp19X700505

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Breathlessness in the emergency care setting (2018)
Journal Article
Johnson, M. J., & Hutchinson, A. (2018). Breathlessness in the emergency care setting. Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, 12(3), 232-236. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000374

Abstract Purpose of review Breathlessness is one of the most common reasons for presentation at the emergency department (ED). The present review summarizes work published from 2017, which focuses on the symptom of breathlessness in its own right rat... Read More about Breathlessness in the emergency care setting.

Primary care redesign for person-centred care: Delivering an international generalist revolution (2018)
Journal Article
Reeve, J. (2018). Primary care redesign for person-centred care: Delivering an international generalist revolution. Australian journal of primary health, 24(4), 330-336. https://doi.org/10.1071/py18019

© La Trobe University. Person-centred primary care is a priority for patients, healthcare practitioners and health policy. Despite this, data suggest person-centred care is still not consistently achieved-and indeed, that in some areas, care may be w... Read More about Primary care redesign for person-centred care: Delivering an international generalist revolution.

Does early intervention improve outcomes in the physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? Results of the POLAR pilot randomised controlled trial (2018)
Journal Article
Reddington, M., Walters, S. J., Cohen, J., Baxter, S. K., & Cole, A. (2018). Does early intervention improve outcomes in the physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? Results of the POLAR pilot randomised controlled trial. BMJ open, 8(7), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021631

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. Objective To investigate the feasibility of undertaking a definitive randomised controlled trial (RCT). Setting This was a pilot, pragmatic superiority RCT with... Read More about Does early intervention improve outcomes in the physiotherapy management of lumbar radicular syndrome? Results of the POLAR pilot randomised controlled trial.

Palliative care in the emergency department: A systematic literature qualitative review and thematic synthesis (2018)
Journal Article
Cooper, E., Hutchinson, A., Sheikh, Z., Taylor, P., Townend, W., & Johnson, M. J. (2018). Palliative care in the emergency department: A systematic literature qualitative review and thematic synthesis. Palliative medicine, 32(9), 1443-1454. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318783920

Background: Despite a fast-paced environment, the emergency clinician has a duty to meet the palliative patient's needs. Despite suggested models and interventions, this remains challenging in practice. Aim: To increase understanding of these challen... Read More about Palliative care in the emergency department: A systematic literature qualitative review and thematic synthesis.

Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis (2018)
Journal Article
Wakefield, D., Bayly, J., Selman, L. E., Firth, A. M., Higginson, I. J., & Murtagh, F. E. M. (2018). Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis. Palliative medicine, 32(8), 1288-1304. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318783919

© The Author(s) 2018. Background: Patient empowerment, defined as ‘a process through which people gain greater control over decisions and actions affecting their health’ (World Health Organization) is a key theme within global health and social care... Read More about Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis.

Breathlessness and sexual activity in older adults: The Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing (2018)
Journal Article
Ekström, M., Johnson, M. J., Taylor, B., Luszcz, M., Wohland, P., Ferreira, D. H., & Currow, D. C. (2018). Breathlessness and sexual activity in older adults: The Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing. NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 28(1), doi:10.1038/s41533-018-0090-x

© 2018 The Author(s). Sexual activity is important to older adults (65 +). Breathlessness affects about 25% of older adults but impact on sexual activity is unknown. We evaluated the relationships between breathlessness and sexual inactivity and self... Read More about Breathlessness and sexual activity in older adults: The Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

Symptom prevalence of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: A systematic literature review (2018)
Journal Article
Carvajalino, S., Reigada, C., Johnson, M. J., Dzingina, M., & Bajwah, S. (2018). Symptom prevalence of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: A systematic literature review. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12890-018-0651-3

© 2018 The Author(s). Background: Those affected by advanced fibrotic interstitial lung diseases have limited treatment options and in the terminal stages, the focus of care is on symptom management. However, quantitatively, little is known about sym... Read More about Symptom prevalence of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: A systematic literature review.

Influences on care preferences of older people with advanced illness: a systematic review and thematic synthesis (2018)
Journal Article
Etkind, S. N., Bone, A. E., Lovell, N., Higginson, I. J., & Murtagh, F. E. (2018). Influences on care preferences of older people with advanced illness: a systematic review and thematic synthesis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 66(5), 1031-1039. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15272

Objectives To determine and explore the influences on care preferences of older people with advanced illness and integrate our results into a model to guide practice and research. Design Systematic review using Medline, Embase, PsychINFO, Web of S... Read More about Influences on care preferences of older people with advanced illness: a systematic review and thematic synthesis.