Peer-reviewed Publications

(NRI researchers and St Vincent's Health Australia  Sydney staff shown in bold)

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (Last three years)

2017

Aminov A, Rogers JM, Wilson PH, Johnstone SJ, Middleton S. Acute single channel EEG predictors of cognitive function after stroke. PLOS ONE 2017;12(10):e0185841. doi: doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185841.

Anderson CS, Arima H, Lavados P, Billot L, Hackett ML, Olavarria VV, Munoz-Venturelli P, Brunser A, Peng B, Cui L, Song L, Rogers K, Middleton S, Lim JY, Forshaw D, Lighbody CE, Woodward M, Pontes-Neto O, de Silva A, Lin RT, Lee TH, Pandian JD, Mead GE, Robinson T, Watkins CL for the HeadPoST Investigators and Coordinators. Cluster crossover trial of head positioning in acute stroke. New England Journal of Medicine 2017;376:2437-2447. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1615715.

Andrew NE, Kim J, Thrift AG, Kilkenny MF, Lannin NA, Anderson CS, Donnan GA, Hill K, Middleton S, Levi C, Faux S, Grimley R, Gange N, Geraghty R, Ermel S, Cadilhac DA. Prescription of antihypertensive medication at discharge influences survival following stroke. Neurology. Accepted 27 November 2017. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005023.

Billot L, Woodward M, Arima H, Hackett M, Munoz Venturelli P, Lavados P, Brunser A, Peng B, Cui L, Song L, Heritier S, Jan S, Middleton S, Olavarría V, Lim J, Robinson T, Anderson CS. Statistical analysis plan for the Head Position in Stroke Trial (HeadPoST): an international cluster cross-over randomised trial. International Journal of Stroke 2017;12(6):667-670. doi: 10.1177/1747493017701943.

Boaden E, Doran D, Burnell J, Clegg A, Dey P, Hurley M, Alexandrov A, McInnes E, Watkins CL. Screening for aspiration risk associated with dysphagia in acute stroke: Protocol. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017;(6):CD012679. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012679.

Cadilhac DA, Andrew NE, Kilkenny MF, Hill K, Grabsch B, Lannin NA, Thrift A, Anderson CS, Donnan GA, Middleton S, Grimley R. Improving quality and outcomes of stroke care in hospitals: protocol and statistical analysis plan for the Stroke123 implementation study. International Journal of Stroke 2017. doi: 10.1177/1747493017730741.

Cadilhac DA, Andrew N, Lannin N, Middleton S, Levi C, Dewey H, Grabsch B, Faux S, Hill K, Grimley R, Wong A, Sabet A, Butler E, Bladin C, Bates T, Groot P, Castley H, Donnan G, Anderson C. Quality of acute care and long-term quality of life and survival: the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry. Stroke 2017;48(4):1026-1032. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015714.

Cadilhac DA, Andrew NE, Salama ES, Hill K, Middleton S, Horton E, Meade I, Kuhle S, Nelson MR, Grimley R, Australian Stroke Clinical Registry Consortium. Improving discharge care: the potential of a new organisational intervention to improve discharge after hospitalisation for acute stroke, a controlled before-after pilot study. BMJ Open 2017;7(8): e016010. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016010.

Cadilhac DA, Kilkenny M, Levi C, Lannin N, Thrift A, Kim J, Grabsch B, Churilov L, Dewey H, Hill K, Faux S, Grimley R, Castley H, Hand P, Wong A, Herkes G, Gill M, Crompton D, Middleton S, Donnan G, Anderson C. Risk-adjusted mortality rates following stroke by hospital: evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR). Medical Journal of Australia 2017;206(8):345-350. doi: 10.5694/mja16.00525.

Chaboyer W, Bucknall T, Gillespie B, Thalib L, McInnes E, Considine J, Murray E, Duffy P, Tuck M, Harbeck E. Adherence to evidence-based pressure injury prevention guidelines in routine clinical practice: a longitudinal study. International Wound Journal 2017. doi: 10.1111/iwj.12798. 

Chaboyer W, Harbeck E, Bucknall T, McInnes E, Thalib, L, Whitty, J, Wallis M., Gillespie B. Initial psychometric testing and validation of the Patient Participation in Pressure Injury Prevention scale. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2017;73(9):2237-2247. doi: 10.1111/jan.13289.

Craig LE, Churilov L, Olenko L, Cadilhac DA, Grimley R, Dale S, Martinez-Garduno C, McInnes E, Considine J, Grimshaw JM, Middleton S. Testing a systematic approach to identify and prioritise barriers to successful implementation of a complex healthcare intervention. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2017;17:24 Epub 7 February 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12874-017-0298-4.

Craig LE, Taylor B, Grimley R, Cadilhac DA, McInnes E, Phillips R, Dale S, O’Connor D, Levi C, Fitzgerald M, Considine J, Grimshaw J, D’Este C, Gerraty R, Cheung NW, Ward J, Middleton S. Development of a theory-informed implementation intervention to improve the triage, treatment and transfer of stroke patients in emergency departments using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF): The T3 Trial. Implementation Science 2017;12:88. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0616-6.

Dennis S, Reddel H, Middleton S, Hasan I, Hermiz O, Phillips R, Crockett A, Vagholkar S, Marks G, Zwar N. Barriers and outcomes of an evidence based approach to diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Australia: A qualitative study. Family Practice 2017;34(4):485-490. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmw103.

Ferguson C, Inglis SC, Newton PJ, Middleton S, Macdonald PS, Davidson PM. Barriers and enablers to adherence to anticoagulation in heart failure with atrial fibrillation: patient and provider perspectives. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2017. In press. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13759.

Ferguson C, Inglis S, Newton P, Middleton S, Macdonald P, Davidson PM. Multi-morbidity, frailty and self-care: important considerations in treatment with anticoagulation drugs. Outcomes of the AFASTER study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2017;16(2):113-124. doi:10.1177/1474515116642604.

Gardner G, Gardner A, Middleton S, Considine J, Fitzgerald G, Christofis L, Doubrovsky A, Adams M, O’Connell J. Mapping workforce configuration and operational models in Australian Emergency Departments: A national survey. Australian Health Review 2017. In press. doi: 10.1071/AH16231.

Helms C, Gardner A, McInnes E. The use of advanced web-based survey design in Delphi research. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2017;72(12):3168-3177. doi: 10.1111/jan.13381.

Kawano H, Bivard A, Parsons M, Paul C, Krause M, D’Este C, Bladin C, Lindley R, Attia J, Henskens F, Longworth M, Middleton S, Ryan A, Kerr E, Sanson-Fisher R, Levi C. Hospital arrival times and post-imaging delays in stroke thrombolysis implementation. International Journal of Neurological Disorders & Stroke 2017;5(3):1127-1132.

Kilkenny MF, Lannin NA, Anderson CS, Dewey H, Kim J, Moss K, Levi C, Faux S, Hill K, Grabsch B, Middleton S, Thrift A, Grimley R, Donnan G, Cadilhac DA. Quality of life is poorer for patients with stroke who require an interpreter: an observational Australian Registry study. Stroke. In Press. Accepted 16 December 2017.

Lannin NA, Anderson CS, Kim J, Kilkenny M, Bernhardt J, Levi C, Dewey H, Bladin C, Hand P, Castley J, Hill K, Faux S, Grimley R, Grabsch B, Middleton S, Donnan G, Cadilhac DA. Treatment and outcomes of working aged adults with stroke: results from a national prospective registry. Neuroepidemiology. In press. Accepted 11 October 2017. doi: 10.1159/000484141.

Luker J, Bernhardt J, Graham I, Middleton S, Lynch E, Thayabaranathan T, Craig LE, Cadilhac DA, O’Connor D, Miller P, Tavender E. Interventions for the uptake of evidence-based recommendations in acute stroke settings. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012520.

Middleton S, Bruch D, Martinez-Garduno C, Dale S, McNamara M. International uptake of a proven intervention to reduce death and dependency in acute stroke: A cross-sectional-survey following the QASC Trial. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. Published online 14 August 2017. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12253.

Middleton S, Coughlan K, Mnatzaganian G, Choy N, Dale, S, Jammali-Blasi A, Levi C, Grimshaw J, Ward J, Cadilhac DA, McElduff P, Hiller J, D’Este C. Mortality reduction for fever, hyperglycaemia and swallowing nurse-initiated stroke intervention: QASC trial follow-up. Stroke 2017;48:1331-1336. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.016038.

Mikulik R, Ylikotila P, Roine R, Brozman M, Middleton S. Leaving a legacy of Stroke in Europe: A community of dedicated professionals is changing the face of stroke in Europe. OruenThe CNS Journal 2017;3(1):8-18.

Purvis T, Kilkenny MF, Middleton S, Cadilhac DA. Influence of stroke coordinators on delivery of acute stroke care and hospital outcomes: an observational study. International Journal of Stroke.  In press. Accepted 17 August 2017. doi: 10.1177/1747493017741382.

Roberts S, McInnes E, Bucknall T, Wallis, M, Banks M, Chaboyer W. Process evaluation of a cluster randomised trial testing a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: a mixed methods study. Implementation Science 2017;12:18. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0547-2.

Roberts S, Wallis M, McInnes E, Bucknall T, Banks M, Ball L, Chaboyer W. Patients’ perceptions of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle in hospital: a qualitative descriptive study to guide evidence-based practice. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2017;14(5):385-393. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12226. 

Webster J, Bucknall T, Wallis M, McInnes E, Roberts S, Chaboyer W. Does participating in a clinical trial affect subsequent nursing management? Post-trial care for participants recruited to the INTACT pressure ulcer prevention trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies 2017;71:34-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.02.022.

Westbrook JI, Li L, Hooper TD, Raban MZ, Middleton S, Lehnbom EC. Effectiveness of a ‘Do not interrupt’ bundled intervention to reduce interruptions during medication administration: A cluster randomised controlled feasibility study. BMJ Quality & Safety 2017;26:734-742. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2016-006123.

Whitty JA, McInnes E, Bucknall T, Webster J, Gillespie BM, Banks M, Thalib L, Wallis M, Cumsille J, Roberts S, Chaboyer W. The cost-effectiveness of a patient centered pressure ulcer prevention care bund: Findings from the INTACT cluster randomised trial. International Journal of Nursing 2017;75:35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.06.014.

2016

Drury P, McInnes E, Hardy J, Middleton S. Stroke unit Nurse Managers’ views of individual and organisational factors liable to influence evidence-based practice: a survey. International Journal of Nursing Practice 2016; 22(2): 169–178.

 

Godecke E, Armstrong E, Rai T, Middleton S, Ciccone N, Whitworth A, Rose M, Holland A, Ellery F, Hankey G, Cadilhac D, Bernhardt J. A ransomised controlled trial of Very Early Rehabilitation in Speech (VERSE) after stroke. International Journal of Stroke, 2016, 11:5586-592.

 

Cadilhac D, Kim J, Lannin NA, Levi C, Dewey H, Hill K, Faux S, Andew N, Kilkenny M, Grimley R, Thrift A, Grabsch B, Middleton S, Anderson C, Donnan G. Better outcomes for hospitlized patients with TIA when in stroke units. Neurology 2016.

 

Ferguson C, Inglis SC, Newton PJ, Middleton S, Macdonald PS, Davidson PM. Education and practice gaps on atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation: A survey of cardiovascular nurses. BMC Medical Education. 2016; 16 (9): (Epub ahead of print).

 

Blasi-Jammali A, McInnes E, Middleton S. A survey of acute care clinicians’ views on factors influencing hand hygiene practice and actions to improve hand hygiene compliance. Infection, Disease & Health, 2016:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2016.01.004.

 

Ferguson C, Inglis SC, Newton PJ, Middleton S, Macdonald PS, Davidson PM. Education and practice gaps on atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation: A survey of cardiovascular nurses. BMC Medical Education. 2016; 16 (9): (Epub ahead of print).

 

Blasi-Jammali A, McInnes E, Middleton S. A survey of acute care clinicians’ views on factors influencing hand hygiene practice and actions to improve hand hygiene compliance. Infection, Disease & Health, 2016:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2016.01.004.

 

Luker J, Craig L, Bennett L, Ellery F, Langhorne P, Wu O, Bernhardt J. Implementing a complex rehabilitation intervention in a stroke trial: a qualitative process evaluation of AVERT. BMC Medical Research Methodology, Submitted 18/01/2016.

 

Cadilhac D, Kilkenny M, Levi C, Lannin N, Thrift A, Kim J, Grabsch B, Churilov L, Dewey H, Hill K, Faux S, Grimley R, Castley H, Hand P, Wong A, Herkes G, Gill M, Crompton D, Middleton S, Donnan G, Anderson C. Risk-adjusted mortality rates following stroke by hospital: evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR). Medical Journal of Australia. Submitted May 2016.

 

2015

Harvey G and McInnes E. Disinvesting in ineffective and inappropriate practice: the neglected side of evidence-based healthcare? Editorial. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 2015; 12:6, 309–312. ** Invited Editorial **

 

Chaboyer W, Bucknall T, Webster J, McInnes E, Banks M, Wallis M, Gillespie B, Whitty J, Thalib L, Roberts S, Cullum N. INTroducing A Care bundle To prevent pressure injury (INTACT) in at-risk patients: a protocol for a cluster randomised trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies 2015; 52(11):1659-68.

 

McInnes E, Haines M, Dominello A, Kalucy D, Jammali-Blasi A, Middleton S, Klineberg E. What are the reasons for clinical network success? A qualitative study of stakeholder views. BMC Health Services Research 2015; 15:497.

 

McInnes E, Jammali-Blasi A, Bell-Syer S, Dumville J, Middleton V, Cullum, N. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention. Fourth Update. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 9, 2015.

 

McCluskey A, Ada L, Patrick J, Kelly P, Middleton S, Goodall S, Grimshaw J, Logan P, Longworth M, Karageorge A. Compliance with Australian guideline recommendations for outdoor mobility and transport training by post-inpatient rehabilitation services: An observational cohort study. BMC Health Services Research 2015; 15(1):296.

 

Munoz-Venturelli P, Arima H, Lavados P, Brunser A, Peng B, Cui L, Song L, Billot L, Boden E, Hackett ML, Heritier H, Jan S, Middleton S, Olavarria VV, Lim J, Lindley RI, Heeley E, Robinson T, Pontes-Neto Lkhamtsoo Natsagdor O, Lin RT, Watkins C, Anderson C. Head Position in Stroke Trial (HeadPoST) – sit up-up vs lying-flat positioning of patients with acute stroke: study protocol for cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials 2015; 16:256.

 

Drury P, McInnes E, Hardy J, Dale S, Middleton S. Stroke unit nurse manager’s views of the influence of individual and organisational factors on evidence-based practice: a survey. International Journal of Nursing Practice. Published online 5 May 2015.

 

Middleton S, Grimlely R, Alexandrov A. Triage, Treatment and Transfer: Evidence-based clinical practice recommendations and models of nursing care for the first 72 hours of admission to hospital for acute stroke. Stroke 2015; 46(2):e18-25.