2006 Publications

Book Chapters

HILL, K., VRANTSIDIS, F., & CLEMSON, L. (2006). Preventing falls - a key to maintaining independence. In H. Mackey & S. Nancarrow (Eds.), Enabling independence - a guide for rehabilitation workers. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publications.

HILL, K., WATERSON, J., & MURRAY, K. (In Press). Vestibular dysfunction and headache: Assessment and management. In P. Selvaratnam, K. Niere, M. Zuluaga & P. Oddy (Eds.), Headaches, bruxism and related conditions: Diagnosis and multidisciplinary approaches to management. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

RITCHIE C, AMES D, MASTERS C, CUMMINGS J. 2006. Preface. In: C. Ritchie, D. Ames, C. Masters, J. Cummings (Eds.), Therapeutic Strategies for Dementia, Oxford Clinical Publishing, ISBN 19049258X, pp xiii.


An Interdisciplinary Expert Consensus Statement on Assessment of Pain in Older Persons. Report to the International Association for the Study of Pain (2006).

Physical Therapies, in Pain in Residential Care Facilities: Management Strategies. The Australian Pain Society, ISBN: 0-9757989-0-1.

Black, K., Nankerivs, J. & Giummarra, M. (2006). Improving the environment for older people in Health Services. Melbourne, Report for the Department of Human Services.

Dow, B., Black, K., Sims, J., Ratnayeke, A., Scott, P., Wise, K. & Hill, K. (2006). Rural carers online: A feasibility study: Report to Beyondblue. 

Dow, B., Haralambous, B., Bremner, F., & Fearn, M. (2006). Statewide report of 2005 Survey Findings: Benchmarking Person-centred Care Survey. Melbourne: Report to the Department of Human Services (Victoria). .

Dow, B., Haralambous, B., Bremner, F., & Fearn, M. (2006). What is person-centred health care? A literature review. Melbourne: Report to the Department of Human Services (Victoria).
Dow, B., Hunt, S., Haralambous, B., & Hill, K. (2006). Volunteering in Banyule Nillumbik. Report to the Banyule Community Health Service (BCHS) Emotional Health & Well-being Focus Group (EH&WFG).

Haralambous B, Dow B, Tarquinio S. 2006. Evaluation of the Villa Maria Community Services Partners and Pathways model of service delivery. Progress Report (Phase 1), June 2006. Report to Villa Maria, Melbourne.

Hill K. (2006). Review of West Gippsland Hospital Emergency Department Falls Risk Screening, Assessment and Action Tool (EDFRSAAT). Report to: Central West Gippsland Falls Prevention Project Management Group.

Sims, J., Hill, K., Hun,t S., Haralambous, B., Brown, A., Engel, L., Huang, N., Kerse, N., & Ory, M. (2006). National physical activity recommendations for older Australians: Discussion document. Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Refereed Journal Articles

Ames D. 2006. The 2005 International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics. International Psychogeriatrics, 18: 1-2.e.

Ames D. 2006. Registration of clinical trials submitted for publication in International Psychogeriatrics. International Psychogeriatrics, 18: 191-193.e.

Ames D. 2006. Four more years! International Psychogeriatrics, 18: 383-392.e.

Ames D. 2006. International Psychogeriatrics to increase publication frequency to six issues per annum in 2007. International Psychogeriatrics, 18: 575-576.e.

Ames D. 2006. International Psychogeriatrics – your peer-reviewed journal. IPA Bulletin, 23: 6-7.

Ames D. 2006. Treatment of AD: results of recent studies. Dementia Digest 9: 8-9.

Ames D. 2006. International Psychogeriatrics – bigger, better, more accessible, and a major benefit of IPA membership. IPA Bulletin, 23: 6.

Ames D, Petersen R, Knopman D, Visser PJ, Brodaty H, Gauthier S. 2006. For debate: is mild cognitive impairment a clinically useful concept? International Psychogeriatrics, 18: 393-414r.

Brodaty H, Woodward, M, Boundy K, Barnes N, Allen G, for the NATURE Investigators* 2006. A naturalistic study of galantamine for Alzheimer’s disease. CNS Drugs, 20: 935-943.*The NATURE Investigators includes D. AMES.

Cole LJ, Farrell MJ, Duff EP, Barber B, Egan GF, Gibson SJ. 2006. Pain sensitivity and fMRI pain-related brain activity in Alzheimer’s disease. Brain, 129: 2957-65.

Dow, B., Black, K., Bremner, F., & Fearn, M. (In Press). A comparison of a hospital-based and two home-based rehabilitation programmes. Disability and Rehabilitation.

El Haber, N., Hill, K., Cassano, A., Cui, J., MacInnis, R., Hopper, J., & Wark, J. (2006). Genetic and environmental influences on variation in balance performance in female twin-pairs 21-82 years old. American Journal of Epidemiology, 164(3): 246-56.

Farrell, M., Chang, W., & Gibson, S. (In Press). Age difference in temporal summation of experimental pain. Journal of Pain.

Farrell, M., Egan, G., Zamarripa, F., Shade, R., Blair-West, J., Fox, P., & Denton, D. (2006) Unique, common and interacting cortical correlates of thirst and pain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:2416-21

Gibson, S. (2006). Pain over the adult life span: what can we learn? Pain Clinical Updates 14:1-4

Gray, L., Black, K., Smith, R., & Dorevitch, M. (In Press). The supply of inpatient geriatric medical services in Australia. Internal Medicine Journal.

Haines, T., Hill, K., Bennell, K., & Osborne, R. (2006). Hip protector use amongst older hospital inpatients: Compliance and functional consequences. Age and Ageing.  35: 520-3.

Haines, T., Hill, K., Bennell, K., & Osborne, R. (2006) Patient education to prevent falls in subacute care. Clinical Rehabilitation. 20: 970-79.

Haines, T., Hill, K., Bennell, K., & Osborne, R. (2006). Recurrent events can be counted in evaluations of predictive accuracy. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 59: 1155-61.

Haines, T., Hill, K., Walsh, W., & Osborne, R. (In Press). Design-related bias in hospital falls risk screening tool predictive accuracy evaluations:  Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Gerontology

Hill, K., & Day L. (2006). Tai Chi – Can This Gentle Form of Exercise Achieve Health Benefits for Older People? Health Issues (Spring): 29-32.

Hill, K., Smith, R., Fearn, M., Rydberg, M., & Oliphant, R. (In Press). Physical and psychological outcomes of a supported physical activity program for older carers. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity.

Joubert, J., Cumming, T., & McLean, A. (In Press). Diversity of risk factors for stroke: the putative roles and mechanisms of depression and air pollution. Journal of the Neurological Sciences.

Joubert, J., Reid, C., Joubert, L., Barton, D., Ruth, D., Jackson, D., O’Sullivan, J., & Davis, S. (2006). Risk factor management and depression post-stroke: The value of an integrated model of care. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 13:84-90.

Leong, I., Chong, M., & Gibson, S. (2006). The use of a behavioural rating scale in nursing home residents with cognitive impairment. Age and Ageing 35: 252-256.

Leong, I., Farrell, M., Helme, R., & Gibson, S. (In Press). The relationship between medical comorbidity and self-rated pain, mood disturbance and function in older people with chronic pain. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

Mackintosh, S., Hill, K., Dodd, K., Goldie, P., & Culham, E. (2006). Balance score and a history of falls in hospital predict recurrent falls in the six months following stroke rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 87: 1583-89.

McAllen, R., Farrell, M., Johnson, J., Trevaks, D., Cole, L., McKinley, M., Jackson, G., Denton, D., & Egan, G. (2006). Human medullary responses to cooling and rewarming the skin: A functional MRI study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103: 809-813.

McLean, A., & Allsop I. (2005-2006). Consumer participation in health and medical research – the perspective of the National Ageing Research Institute. The Australian Health Consumer 1:12-14.

Menz, H., & Hill, K. (In Press). Podiatry involvement in multidsciplinary falls prevention clinics in Australia. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Maurer K, Cummings J, McKeith I, Ames D, Burns A. 2006.Has treatment for Alzheimer’s disease changed over the last 100 years? Lancet, 358: 1619-1621r.

Murray, K., Hill, K., Waterston, J., & Phillips, B. (In Press). Comparative effectiveness of vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of individuals with or without otolith dysfunction. Physical Therapy

Ritchie C, Chiu E, Harrigan S, MacFarlane S, Mastwyk M, Halliday G, Hustig H, Hall K, Hassett A, O’Connor D, Opie J, Nagalingam V, Snowdon J, Ames D. 2006. A comparison of the efficacy and safety of olanzapine and risperidone in the treatment of elderly patients with schizophrenia: an open study of six months duration. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21: 171-179.

Russell, M., Hill, K., Blackberry, I., Day, L., & Dharmage, S. (2006). Falls risk and functional decline in older fallers discharged directly from Emergency Departments. Journal of Gerontology, 61: 1090-95.

Scherer, S., Jennings, C., Rule, J., Smeaton, M., Farrell, M., Garratt, S., Flicker, L., Davis, I., & Wark, J. (In Press). Promoting evidence-based best practices for hip fracture prevention in residential aged care. Australasian Journal on Ageing.

Scherer, S., Rule, J., Browning, M., Darzins, P., & Gibson, S. (In Press). Correlations between insomnia, pain and depression in nursing home residents. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Sims J, Hill K, Davidson S, Gunn J, Huang N. (2006). Exploring the feasibility of a community-based strength training program for older people with depressive symptoms and its impact on depressive symptoms. BMC Geriatrics, 6:18.

Street, A., Hill, K., Sussex, B., Warner, M., & Scully, M. F. (2006). Haemophilia and ageing. Haemophilia, 12(Suppl. 3), 8-12.

Yatrubetskaya O, Kelleher R, Fisher C, Ames D. 2006. The multidisciplinary role of allied health professionals in old age psychiatry: can this be taught to medical students? IPA Bulletin, 23: 13-16.


NICOLA BALL, BSc (Hons), 2006. Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne. The role of uncertainty and harm attribution components of anxiety in pain perception.