R J Adams

Summary

Affiliation: South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The North West Adelaide Health Study: detailed methods and baseline segmentation of a cohort for selected chronic diseases
    Janet F Grant
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, 11 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide, 5000, South Australia
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 3:4. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Coexistent chronic conditions and asthma quality of life: a population-based study
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Chest 129:285-91. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Participatory decision making, asthma action plans, and use of asthma medication: a population survey
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Asthma 42:673-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of peak-flow and symptom-based action plans in adults with moderate-to-severe asthma
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA, Australia
    Respirology 6:297-304. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Population comparison of two clinical approaches to the metabolic syndrome: implications of the new International Diabetes Federation consensus definition
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:2777-9. 2005
  6. pmc Psychological factors and asthma quality of life: a population based study
    R J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Thorax 59:930-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of coping and socioeconomic factors on quality of life in adults with asthma
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Respirology 9:87-95. 2004
  8. pmc Underdiagnosed asthma in South Australia
    R J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Adelaide, Woodville, South Australia
    Thorax 58:846-50. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Untreated hypertension: prevalence and patient factors and beliefs associated with under-treatment in a population sample
    S L Appleton
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 27:453-62. 2013
  10. pmc Factors associated with hospital admissions and repeat emergency department visits for adults with asthma
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Thorax 55:566-73. 2000

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Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc The North West Adelaide Health Study: detailed methods and baseline segmentation of a cohort for selected chronic diseases
    Janet F Grant
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, 11 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide, 5000, South Australia
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 3:4. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Coexistent chronic conditions and asthma quality of life: a population-based study
    Robert J Adams
    Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Chest 129:285-91. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the prevalence of major comorbidity in asthma and associations with quality of life and functional status in the general population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Participatory decision making, asthma action plans, and use of asthma medication: a population survey
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Asthma 42:673-8. 2005
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to examine if increasing participation in decisions can also improve asthma outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of peak-flow and symptom-based action plans in adults with moderate-to-severe asthma
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA, Australia
    Respirology 6:297-304. 2001
    ..It remains unclear if there is an advantage in using PFM in people with moderate-to severe asthma who are not poor perceivers of bronchoconstriction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Population comparison of two clinical approaches to the metabolic syndrome: implications of the new International Diabetes Federation consensus definition
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:2777-9. 2005
  6. pmc Psychological factors and asthma quality of life: a population based study
    R J Adams
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Thorax 59:930-5. 2004
    ..A study was undertaken of the prevalence of psychological distress in asthma in the general population and its associations with quality of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of coping and socioeconomic factors on quality of life in adults with asthma
    Robert J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Respirology 9:87-95. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the relationships between psychological and socioeconomic factors and HRQL and on subsequent changes to HRQL over 12 months...
  8. pmc Underdiagnosed asthma in South Australia
    R J Adams
    The Health Observatory, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Adelaide, Woodville, South Australia
    Thorax 58:846-50. 2003
    ..The prevalence of undiagnosed asthma in the general population and the clinical and demographic characteristics of these patients compared with those with diagnosed asthma are unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Untreated hypertension: prevalence and patient factors and beliefs associated with under-treatment in a population sample
    S L Appleton
    The Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 27:453-62. 2013
    ..44, 95% confidence interval=4.52-9.17). Novel screening strategies and public health messages to address beliefs and perceptions of both patients and the health system are required to identify untreated, at-risk hypertensive individuals...
  10. pmc Factors associated with hospital admissions and repeat emergency department visits for adults with asthma
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Thorax 55:566-73. 2000
    ....
  11. pmc Patient preferences for autonomy in decision making in asthma management
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    Thorax 56:126-32. 2001
    ..This has implications for asthma action plans and design of self-management programmes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of the physician's participatory style in asthma outcomes and patient satisfaction
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:263-71. 2001
    ..To identify factors associated with asthma patients' perceptions of the propensity of pulmonologists to involve them in treatment decision-making, and its association with asthma outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validity of a modified version of the Marks Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire
    R J Adams
    Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia
    J Asthma 37:131-43. 2000
    ..58) and repeated emergency department visits (OR = 0.47). The MAQLQ-M is a highly valid measure of asthma-related quality of life...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma and asthma action plans in South Australia: population surveys from 1990 to 2001
    David H Wilson
    University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:483-5. 2003
    ..To assess trends in the prevalence of self-reported doctor-diagnosed asthma, associated asthma related morbidity, and the uptake of written asthma action plans in South Australia, 1990-2001...
  15. doi request reprint Sex differences in asthma morbidity associated with obesity in a representative population sample
    Sarah L Appleton
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1285-1287.e1. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospital admissions and mortality from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia, 1993-2003
    David H Wilson
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 186:408-11. 2007
    ..To examine evolving changes in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in South Australia and Australia as a whole from the perspective of hospital admissions, ventilatory support and mortality data...
  17. ncbi request reprint Central obesity is associated with nonatopic but not atopic asthma in a representative population sample
    Sarah L Appleton
    Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1284-91. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors and quality of life in arthritis: a population-based study
    Catherine L Hill
    Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Rd, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1049-54. 2007
    ..In arthritis, psychological distress makes a significant additional negative impact on the physical well-being. Physicians need to recognize and address this additional impact on physical functioning in patients with arthritis...
  19. ncbi request reprint How valid are self-reported height and weight? A comparison between CATI self-report and clinic measurements using a large cohort study
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies, Department of Health, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:238-46. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between self-reported and clinical measurements for height and weight in adults aged 18 years and over and to determine the bias associated with using household telephone surveys...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in asthma prevalence and population changes in South Australia, 1990-2003
    David H Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Adelaide University Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:226-9. 2006
    ..To examine changes in asthma prevalence in the context of other population changes between 1990 and 2003, for specific age and sex groups...
  21. pmc Do people with risky behaviours participate in biomedical cohort studies?
    Anne W Taylor
    Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit, South Australian Department of Health, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:11. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Spirometric criteria for asthma: adding further evidence to the debate
    Sarah L Appleton
    Health Observatory, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:976-82. 2005
    ..Objective assessments of pulmonary function are considered essential for the diagnosis of asthma. The degree of reversibility of FEV(1) considered supportive of asthma varies between international asthma guidelines...
  23. ncbi request reprint Undiagnosed asthma in older people: an underestimated problem
    David H Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Adelaide, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S20-2. 2005
    ..Identify whether the prominence of asthma in older people can be brought to the attention of GPs. Analyse more carefully the issues associated with innovation of office spirometry...
  24. ncbi request reprint How and by whom care is delivered influences anti-inflammatory use in asthma: Results of a national population survey
    Robert J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:445-50. 2003
    ..We have previously reported the influence of sociodemographic variables and asthma severity on reported use of asthma medications in the United States...
  25. ncbi request reprint The burden of asthma in the United States: level and distribution are dependent on interpretation of the national asthma education and prevention program guidelines
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:1044-9. 2002
    ..Inquiry into recent day or nighttime symptoms alone underestimates the burden of asthma and may lead to inadequate treatment of asthma based on national guideline recommendations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of asthma prescription measures and health system performance based on emergency department utilization
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:465-71. 2004
    ..Measures based on the use of either antiinflammatory and/or reliever medications have been used to evaluate clinical performance in asthma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inadequate use of asthma medication in the United States: results of the asthma in America national population survey
    Robert J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:58-64. 2002
    ..Studies of the use of anti-inflammatory asthma therapy have been limited to selected populations or have been unable to assess the appropriateness of therapy for individuals...
  28. ncbi request reprint Telestroke: extending stroke expertise into underserved areas
    David C Hess
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Lancet Neurol 5:275-8. 2006
    ..REACH is presently being used to give alteplase and guide acute stroke care in eight rural community hospitals in Georgia...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of treatment of allergic rhinitis on asthma morbidity, including emergency department visits
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:29-32. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Coronary risk evaluation in patients with transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke: a scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council and the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association/American Stroke A
    Robert J Adams
    Stroke 34:2310-22. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Coronary risk evaluation in patients with transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke: a scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council and the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association/American Stroke A
    Robert J Adams
    Circulation 108:1278-90. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Remote evaluation of acute ischemic stroke: reliability of National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale via telestroke
    Sam Wang
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper St, Bldg HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Stroke 34:e188-91. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether, using the REACH system, NIHSS values of bedside and remote evaluators would correspond...
  33. ncbi request reprint A champion-driven pathway towards quality improvement in the medical management of osteoporotic fractures
    Tim Yu Ting Lu
    Med J Aust 185:341-2. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Adverse drug events and medication errors in Australia
    William B Runciman
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Level 4, Eleanor Harrald Building, Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:i49-59. 2003
    ..To review information about adverse drug events (ADEs) and medication errors in Australia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Stroke and conversion to high risk in children screened with transcranial Doppler ultrasound during the STOP study
    Robert J Adams
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3200, USA
    Blood 103:3689-94. 2004
    ..Substantial differences in the probability of conversion to abnormal TCD were observed, with younger children and those with higher velocity more likely to have an abnormal TCD with rescreening...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the establishment of stroke systems of care: recommendations from the American Stroke Association's Task Force on the Development of Stroke Systems
    Lee H Schwamm
    Stroke 36:690-703. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Prescribing and self-administration of morphine in Hispanic and non Hispanic Caucasian patients treated with patient-controlled analgesia
    Robert J Adams
    Pharmacy Service, Carl T Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18:29-38. 2004
    ..32 +/- 3.00 mg/hr in White patients; p = 0.2711) were discovered. This study identified no statistically significant difference in either opioid prescribing or self-administration between Hispanic and White post-operative patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in ferritin during chronic transfusion: a report from the Stroke Prevention Trial in Sickle Cell Anemia (STOP)
    Beatrice Files
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:284-90. 2002
    ..Iron overload, the inevitable result of chronic transfusion, is commonly monitored with serum ferritin concentration...
  39. ncbi request reprint Assessing patient satisfaction: implications for South Australian public hospitals
    Ann Louise Hordacre
    Primary Health Care Research and Information Unit, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA
    Aust Health Rev 29:439-46. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Intranasal steroids and the risk of emergency department visits for asthma
    Robert J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:636-42. 2002
    ..In patients with asthma, treatment for associated conditions, such as rhinitis, is recommended. It is unknown whether this treatment can reduce the risk for emergency department (ED) visits for asthma...
  41. pmc Modulation of disease, T cell responses, and measles virus clearance in monkeys vaccinated with H-encoding alphavirus replicon particles
    Chien Hsiung Pan
    W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11581-8. 2005
    ..Viremia was cleared within 14 days, but MV RNA was detectable for 4-5 months. These studies suggest that complete clearance of MV after infection is a prolonged, phased, and complex process influenced by prior vaccination...
  42. ncbi request reprint An algorithmic approach to diagnosing asthma in older patients in general practice
    Richard E Ruffin
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S38-40. 2005
    ..Conduct focus groups with GPs to identify what support is needed to diagnose asthma more effectively. Consult with all stakeholders before an intervention is used. Evaluate any interventions used...
  43. ncbi request reprint Can peak systolic velocities be used for prediction of stroke in sickle cell anemia?
    Anne Jones
    Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper St, HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 35:66-72. 2005
    ..The clinical application of the STOP results could be enhanced if criteria for treatment could be found that are based on peak systolic velocity (PSV), the measure more commonly used in vascular ultrasound practice...