Publications by authors named "Margaret Staples"

54Publications

The role of preoperative CEA in the management of colorectal cancer: A cohort study from two cancer centres.

Int J Surg 2019 Apr 26;64:10-15. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, VIC, Australia
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April 2019

Meaning and Purpose (MaP) therapy II: Feasibility and acceptability from a pilot study in advanced cancer.

Palliat Support Care 2019 02 2;17(1):21-28. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Psychiatry,School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health,Monash University,Clayton,Victoria,Australia.

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February 2019

Health literacy profile of recently hospitalised patients in the private hospital setting: a cross sectional survey using the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ).

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 Nov 20;18(1):877. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, 4 Drysdale Street, Malvern, VIC, Australia.

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November 2018

Novel modification of the Reported Edmonton Frail Scale.

Australas J Ageing 2018 Dec 10;37(4):305-308. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Cabrini Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2018

Religious leaders' perceptions of advance care planning: a secondary analysis of interviews with Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Jewish, Sikh and Bahá'í leaders.

BMC Palliat Care 2017 Dec 28;16(1):79. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, 154 Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC, 3144, Australia.

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December 2017

Extending Awareness of Catholic Healthcare Ethics Among Junior Clinicians: A Qualitative Study.

J Relig Health 2018 Aug;57(4):1440-1450

Palliative and Supportive Care Research Department, Cabrini Institute, 184, Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC, Australia.

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August 2018

The 9-Item Physician Documentation Quality Instrument (PDQI-9) score is not useful in evaluating EMR (scribe) note quality in Emergency Medicine.

Appl Clin Inform 2017 Sep 26;8(3):981-993. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

Dr Katie Walker, Emergency Department Cabrini, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, VIC 3144, Australia, Phone +61 431 272 262,

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September 2017

Second opinion for degenerative spinal conditions: an option or a necessity? A prospective observational study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017 Aug 17;18(1):354. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Avenida Albert Einstein, 627/701 - Jardim Leonor - CEP, São Paulo, SP, 05652-900, Brazil.

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August 2017

Medical scribes have no impact on the patient experience of an emergency department.

Emerg Med Australas 2018 Feb 6;30(1):61-66. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Emergency Department, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2018

Feasibility evaluation of a pilot scribe-training program in an Australian emergency department.

Aust Health Rev 2018 Apr;42(2):210-217

Emergency Department, Cabrini, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Vic. 3144, Australia. Email: ; ;

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April 2018

Written instructions to patients to confirm pathology results: is this effective in the transmission of results?

ANZ J Surg 2018 May 26;88(5):E382-E385. Epub 2017 Jan 26.

Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2018

The Effect of Diabetes on the Perioperative Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer Surgery Patients.

PLoS One 2016 1;11(12):e0167271. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2017

Complete Pathological Response After Neoadjuvant Long-Course Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer and Its Relationship to the Degree of T3 Mesorectal Invasion.

Dis Colon Rectum 2016 May;59(5):361-8

1 Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 2 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia 3 William Buckland Radiotherapy Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Department of Surgery, Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 4 Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2016

Malignancy risk in Australian rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy: analysis of the Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD) prospective cohort study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2015 Oct 20;16:309. Epub 2015 Oct 20.

Florance and Cope Professorial Department of Rheumatology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney , Sydney, Australia.

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October 2015

ERBB3 Positively Correlates with Intestinal Stem Cell Markers but Marks a Distinct Non Proliferative Cell Population in Colorectal Cancer.

PLoS One 2015 14;10(9):e0138336. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Wellington Rd., Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2016

Neuromuscular Exercise post Partial Medial Meniscectomy: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2015 Aug;47(8):1557-66

1Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA; 2Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DENMARK; 3Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA; and 4Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Cabrini Institute, Malvern, Victoria, AUSTRALIA.

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August 2015

Scribes in an Australian private emergency department: A description of physician productivity.

Emerg Med Australas 2014 Dec 20;26(6):543-8. Epub 2014 Oct 20.

Emergency Department, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2014

Internet-mediated physiotherapy and pain coping skills training for people with persistent knee pain (IMPACT - knee pain): a randomised controlled trial protocol.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Aug 13;15:279. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Alan Gilbert Building 161 Barry St, Carlton, Vic 3053, Australia.

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August 2014

Efficacy of a physiotherapy rehabilitation program for individuals undergoing arthroscopic management of femoroacetabular impingement - the FAIR trial: a randomised controlled trial protocol.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Feb 26;15:58. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

The University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Vic, Australia.

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February 2014

Unloading shoes for osteoarthritis of the knee: protocol for the SHARK randomised controlled trial.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Feb 21;15:48. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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February 2014

General practitioner management of shoulder pain in comparison with rheumatologist expectation of care and best evidence: an Australian national survey.

PLoS One 2013 16;8(4):e61243. Epub 2013 Apr 16.

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Health, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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November 2013

A cohort study of osteoporosis health knowledge and medication use in older adults with minimal trauma fracture.

Arch Osteoporos 2012 18;7:87-92. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Cabrini Institute, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, Melbourne, VIC 3144, Australia.

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July 2013

The effects of neuromuscular exercise on medial knee joint load post-arthroscopic partial medial meniscectomy: 'SCOPEX', a randomised control trial protocol.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2012 Nov 27;13:233. Epub 2012 Nov 27.

The University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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November 2012

Randomized clinical trial of three-layer tubular bandaging system for venous leg ulcers.

Wound Repair Regen 2012 Nov-Dec;20(6):822-9. Epub 2012 Oct 12.

Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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April 2013

Plasma lysophosphatidylcholine levels are reduced in obesity and type 2 diabetes.

PLoS One 2012 25;7(7):e41456. Epub 2012 Jul 25.

Biobank, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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March 2013

Responding to medical emergencies: system characteristics under examination (RESCUE). A prospective multi-site point prevalence study.

Resuscitation 2013 Feb 6;84(2):179-83. Epub 2012 Jul 6.

Cabrini Health & Deakin University, Cabrini-Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern 3144, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2013

Effectiveness of vertebroplasty using individual patient data from two randomised placebo controlled trials: meta-analysis.

BMJ 2011 Jul 12;343:d3952. Epub 2011 Jul 12.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

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July 2011

Health-related quality of life and continuation rate on first-line anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy among rheumatoid arthritis patients from the Australian Rheumatology Association Database.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2011 Jan 7;50(1):166-75. Epub 2010 Oct 7.

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Cabrini Institute, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144.

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January 2011

Efficacy of standardised manual therapy and home exercise programme for chronic rotator cuff disease: randomised placebo controlled trial.

BMJ 2010 Jun 8;340:c2756. Epub 2010 Jun 8.

Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2010

Shoulder-specific disability measures showed acceptable construct validity and responsiveness.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Feb 14;63(2):163-70. Epub 2009 Aug 14.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2010

A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures.

N Engl J Med 2009 Aug;361(6):557-68

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Monash University, Malvern, VIC, Australia.

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August 2009

Doctors with a special interest in back pain have poorer knowledge about how to treat back pain.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2009 May;34(11):1218-26; discussion 1227

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

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May 2009

Patient assessment of medication information leaflets and validation of the Evaluative Linguistic Framework (ELF).

Patient Educ Couns 2009 Nov 16;77(2):248-54. Epub 2009 Apr 16.

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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November 2009

Does the use of nizatidine, as a pro-kinetic agent, improve gastric emptying in patients post-oesophagectomy?

J Gastrointest Surg 2009 Mar 1;13(3):432-7. Epub 2008 Nov 1.

Department of Surgery, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, Victoria 3144, Australia.

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March 2009

A randomized controlled trial of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow).

J Rheumatol 2008 Oct 15;35(10):2038-46. Epub 2008 Sep 15.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia.

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October 2008

Non-melanoma skin cancer in Australia: the 2002 national survey and trends since 1985.

Med J Aust 2006 Jan;184(1):6-10

National Cancer Control Initiative, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia.

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January 2006

Cancer in Australia--an update for GPs.

Aust Fam Physician 2005 Jan-Feb;34(1-2):41-5

National Cancer Control Initiative, Melbourne, Victoria.

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April 2005

Nodular melanoma. No longer as simple as ABC.

Aust Fam Physician 2003 Sep;32(9):706-9

Dermatology Unit, Victorian Melanoma Service, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

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September 2003