Associate Professor Christopher Etherton-Beer

MBBS PhD Grad Cert HPEd FRACP

Publications

  1. Beer C.  Attitudes of General Practitioners to Medical Management in a Falls Clinic Service. Aust Fam Physician. 2006; 35 (12): 1008-10.

  2. Beer C, Pakravan N, Hudson M, Smith LT, Simpson K, Bateman DN, Thomas SHL. Liver unit admission following paracetamol overdose with concentrations below current UK treatment thresholds QJM 2007; 100 (2):93-96.

  3. Beer C, Xiao J, Flicker L, Almeida OP. Long term mortality following stroke, myocardial infarction and fractured neck of femur in Western Australia.  Internal Medicine Journal. 2007; 37(12):815-19.

  4. Almeida OP, Garrido GJ, Beer C, Lautenschlager NT, Arnolda L, Lenzo NP, Campbell A, Flicker L.  Coronary heart disease is associated with regional grey matter volume loss: implications for cognitive function and behaviour. Internal Medicine Journal. 2008; 38(7):599-606.

  5. Beer C, Ebenezer E, Fenner S, Lautenschlager NT, Arnolda L, Flicker L, Almeida OP. Contributors to Cognitive Impairment in Congestive Heart Failure: A Pilot Case-Control Study.  Intern Medicine Journal 2009; 39:600-605.

  6. Potter K, Lenzo N, Eikelboom JW, Arnolda LF, Beer C, Hankey GJ. The effect of long-term homocysteine-lowering with B-vitamins on arterial wall inflammation as assessed by fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2009; 27 (3): 259 – 265.

  7. Hill AM, McPhail S, Hoffmann T, Hill K, Oliver D, Beer C, Brauer S, Haines TP. A Randomized Trial Comparing Digital Video Disc with Written Delivery of Falls Prevention Education for Older Patients in Hospital. J Am Geriatr Soc 2009;57(8):1458-63.

  8. Hill AM, Hill K, Brauer S, Oliver D, Hoffmann T, Beer C,  McPhail S, Haines TP. Evaluation of the effect of patient education on rates of falls in older hospital patients: description of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatr 2009;9:1.

  9. Beer C, Bosboom P, Almeida OP,  Flicker L. Rating the quality of life of people with dementia living in residential care facilities in routine research practice. Age and Ageing 2009; 38(3):343-6.

  10. Beer C, Horner B, Almeida OP, Scherer S, Lautenschlager NT, Bretland N, Flett P, Schaper F & Flicker L. Current experiences and educational preferences of general practitioners and staff caring for people with dementia living in residential facilities. BMC Geriatrics, 2009;9: 36.

  11. Somers M, Simmonds D, Rose E, Whitelaw C, Calver J, Beer C. Quality Use of Medicines in Residential Aged Care. Australian Family Physician 2010; 39(6):413-6.

  12. Hill AM, Hoffmann T, Hill K, Oliver D, Beer C, McPhail S, Brauer S, Haines TP. Measuring Falls Events in Acute Hospitals-A Comparison of Three Reporting Methods to Identify Missing Data in the Hospital Reporting System. J Am Geriatr Soc 2010;58(7):1347-52.

  13. Beer CD, Barbara Horner B, Almeida OP, Scherer S, Lautenschalger NT, Bretland N, Flett P, Schaper F and Flicker L. Dementia in residential care: education intervention trial (DIRECT); protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2010, 11:63.

  14. Haines TP, Hill AM, Hill KD, McPhail S, Oliver D, Brauer S, Hoffmann T, Beer C. Patient Education to Prevent Falls and Fall-Injury in Older Hospital Inpatients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Arch Int Med. 2011;171(6):507-515

  15. Greenop KR, Xiao J, Almeida OP, Flicker L, Beer C, Foster J, van Bockxmeer FM, Lautenschlager NT. Awareness of cognitive deficits in older adults with Cognitive-Impairment-No-Dementia (CIND): Comparison with informant report. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders 2011;25(1):24-33.

  16. Beer C, Lowry R, Horner B, Almeida OP, Scherer S, Lautenschlager NT, Bretland N, Flett P, Schaper F, Flicker L. Development and Evaluation of an Educational Intervention for General Practitioners and Staff Caring for People with Dementia Living in Residential Facilities. Int Psychogeriatr. 2011; 23(2): 221-229.

  17. Foster NM, Waldron NGHD, Donaldson M, Margaria H, McFaull A, Hill A, Beer CD. A Quality Improvement Project to Prevent, Detect, and Reduce Delirium in an Acute Setting. AJAN 2010; 28 (2): 24-32. 

  18. Beer CD, Potter K, Blacker D, Arnolda L, Hankey GJ, Puddey IB. Systemic Vascular Function, Measured with Forearm Flow Mediated Dilatation, in Acute and Stable Cerebrovascular Disease: a Case-Control Study. Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2010; 8:46.

  19. Beer C, Blacker D, Bynevelt M, Hankey GJ and Puddey IB. Systemic markers of inflammation are independently associated with S100B concentration: Results of an observational study in subjects with acute ischaemic stroke. Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2010, 7:71.

  20. Beer C, Alfonso H, Flicker L, Norman PE, Hankey GJ, Almeida OP. Traditional risk factors for incident cardiovascular events have limited importance in later life compared with the Health in Men Study Cardiovascular Risk Score (HIMS-CVRS). Stroke. 2011;42(4):952-959

  21. Beer C,  Hyde Z, Almeida OP, Norman P, Hankey GJ, Yeap BB, Flicker L. Quality Use of Medicines and Health Outcomes among a Cohort of Community Dwelling Older Men: an Observational Study. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2011; 71(4):592-9

  22. Beer C, Flicker L. Horner B, Bretland N, Scherer S, Lautenschlager NT, Schaper F, Almeida OP. Factors Associated with Self and Informant Ratings of the Quality of Life of People with Dementia Living in Care Facilities: a Cross Sectional Study. PLoS One. 2010; 5(12):e15621.

  23. Cyarto EV, Cox KL, Almeida OP, Flicker L, Ames D, Byrne G, Hill KD, Beer CD, LoGiudice D, Appadurai K, Irish M, Renehan E, Lautenschlager NT. The Fitness for the Ageing Brain Study II (FABS II): protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the effect of physical activity on cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer's disease Trials 2010, 11:120.

  24. Beer C, Loh P, Peng YG, Potter K, Millar A. A pilot randomised controlled trial of deprescribing. Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety 2011; 2(2):37-43.

  25. Beer C, Blacker D, Bynevelt M, Hankey GJ and Puddey IB. A Randomised Placebo Controlled Trial of Early Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke with Atorvastatin and Irbesartan. Int J Stroke 2011; 7:104-111

  26. Hill AM, Hoffmann T, Beer C, McPhail S, Hill KD, Oliver D, Brauer SG & Haines TP. Falls after discharge from hospital:  Is there a gap between older peoples’ knowledge about falls prevention strategies and the research evidence? Gerontologist 2011; 51(5):653-62.

  27. Beer C, Blacker D, Hankey GJ, Puddey I. Association of clinical and aetiologic subtype of acute ischaemic stroke with inflammation, oxidative stress and vascular function: a cross –sectional observational study. Med Sci Monit 2011; 17(9): CR467-73.

  28. Hill AM, Hoffmann T, McPhail S, Beer C, Hill KD, Brauer SG & Haines TP. Factors associated with older patients' engagement in exercise after hospital discharge. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2011; 92(9): 1395-403.

  29. Beer C, Watson N, Caputo L, Hird K & Flicker L. Students and teachers’ preferences for undergraduate dementia education in Western Australia. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 2011; 32:273–290

  30. Hill AM, Hoffmann T, McPhail S, Beer C, Hill KD, Oliver D, Brauer SG & Haines TP. Evaluation of the sustained effect of inpatient falls prevention education and predictors of falls after hospital discharge – follow up to a randomized controlled trial. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2011; 66(9): 1001-12.

  31. Ward N, Croft KD, Blacker D, Hankey GJ, Barden AE, Mori TA, Puddey IB, Beer CD. Cytochrome P450 metabolites of arachidonic acid are elevated in stroke patients compared with healthy controls.  Clinical Science 2011; 121(11):501-7.

  32. Almeida OP, Beer C, Lautenschlager NT, Arnolda L, Alfonso H & Flicker L. Two-Year Course of Cognitive Function and Mood in Adults with Congestive Heart Failure and Coronary Heart Disease: The Heart-Mind Study. Int Psychogeriatr 2012; 24(1): 38-47.

  33. Beer C, Horner B, Flicker L, Scherer S, Lautenschlager NT, Bretland N, Flett P, Schaper F & Almeida OP. A cluster-randomised trial of staff education to improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in residential care: the DIRECT study. PLoS One 2011;6(11):e28155

  34. Almeida OP, Garrido GJ, Beer C, Lautenschlager NT, Arnolda L & Flicker L. Cognitive and Brain Changes Associated with Ischemic Heart Disease and Heart Failure. European Heart Journal 2012; 33 (14): 1769-1776.

  35. Beer CD, Potter K, Lenzo N, Blacker D, Arnolda LF, Hankey GJ, Puddey IB. Systemic arterial inflammation, measured with 18FDG-PET, is common among subjects with both recent and prior cerebrovascular disease. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Jul;114(6):613-6.

  36. Ford AH, Garrido GJ, Beer C, Lautenschlager NT, Arnolda L, Flicker L and Almeida OP. Homocysteine, grey matter and cognitive function in adults with cardiovascular disease. PLoS One 2012; 7(3):e33345.

  37. Alfonso H, Beer C, Yeap BB, Hankey GJ, Flicker L, Almeida OP. Perception of worsening health predicts mortality in older men: The Health in Men Study. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2012; 55(2):363-8.

  38. Watson N, Massarotto A, Caputo L, Flicker L, Beer C. e-Ageing: development and evaluation of a flexible on-line geriatric medicine educational resource for diverse learners. Australasian Journal on Ageing. 2013; 32(4):222-8

  39. Bosboom PR, Alfonso H,  Almeida OP, Beer C. Use of Potentially Harmful Medications and Health-Related Quality of Life among People with Dementia Living in Residential Aged Care Facilities. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Extra 2012;2:361-371

  40. Torres S, Lautenschlager N, Wattanapenpaiboon N, Greenop K, Beer C, Flicker L, Alfonso H, Nowson C. Dietary patterns are associated with cognition among older people with mild cognitive impairment. Nutrients 2012; 4: 1542-1551.

  41. Almeida OP, Garrido GJ, Etherton-Beer C, Lautenschlager NT, Arnolda L, Alfonso H, Flicker L.  Brain and mood changes over two years in healthy controls and adults with heart failure and ischaemic heart disease. European Journal of Heart Failure 2013; 15:850-858.

  42. Etherton-Beer C, Venturato L, Horner B. Organisational culture in residential aged care facilities: a cross-sectional observational study. PLOS One 2013; 8(3):e58002.

  43. Haines TP, Hill A-M, Hill KD, Brauer S, Hoffman T, Beer C, McPhail SM. Cost-effectiveness of patient education for the prevention of falls in hospital: Economic evaluation from a randomised controlled trial. BMC Medicine 2013; 11:135.

  44. Hill AM, Etherton-Beer C, Haines TP. Tailored education for older patients to facilitate engagement in falls prevention strategies after hospital discharge – a pilot randomised controlled trial. PLOS One 2013 8(5):e63450

  45. Horner B, Watson N, Hill A-M, Etherton-Beer C. Description, and pilot evaluation, of novel staff education to improve care of confused older inpatients.  AJAN 2014; 31(2):5-12

  46. Arendts G, Etherton-Beer C, Howard K, Lewin G, Sim M, Pickstock S, Fitzhardinge S, O’Brien K, Tassell S, Deans P & Blackwell S. Nurse led care coordination: Trial protocol and development of a best practice resource guide for a cluster controlled clinical trial in Australian aged care facilities. Arch Geriatr Gerontol 2014;58(1):15-19

  47. Hill A-M,  Waldron N, Haines TP, Etherton-Beer C, McPhail S, Ingram K, Flicker L. A stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial for evaluating rates of falls among inpatients in aged care rehabilitation units receiving tailored multimedia education in addition to usual care: trial protocol. BMJ Open 2014; 4:e004195. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004195

  48. Ford AH, Almeida OP, Flicker L, Garrido GJ, Greenop KR, Foster JK, Etherton-Beer C, van Bockxmeer FM, Lautenschlager NT. Grey Matter Changes Associated with Deficit Awareness in Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Voxel-based Morphometry Study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2014; 42(4):1251-9

  49. Page A, Khalil H, Etherton-Beer C, Clifford R, & Potter K. The efficacy of deprescribing interventions on health outcomes in people aged over 65 years: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2014; 12(4) , 124 - 134. doi:10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1394

  50. Rolland Y, Resnick B, Katz PR, Little MO, Ouslander JG, Bonner A, Geary CR, Schumacher K, Thompson S, Martin FC, Wilbers J, Zúñiga F, Ausserhofer D, Schwendimann R, Schüssler S, Dassen T, Lohrmann C, Levy C, Whitfield  E,de Souto Barreto P, Etherton-Beer C et al. Nursing Home Research: The First International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) Research Conference. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2014;15(5):313-325

  51. Gnjidic D, Naganathan V, Freedman SB, Etherton-Beer C, McLachlan AJ, Figtree GA, Hilmer SN. Statins and cognition in older people: what is the evidence? Current Clinical Pharmacology 2015;10:185-193

  52. Almeida OP, MacLeod C, Flicker L, Ford A, Grafton B, Etherton-Beer C. RAndomised controlled trial to imProve depressIon and the quality of life of people with Dementia using cognitive bias modification: RAPID Study Protocol. BMJ Open 2014;4:e005623 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005623

  53. Parkinson L, Magin PJ, Thomson A, Byles JE, Caughey GE, Etherton-Beer C, Gnjidic D, Hilmer SN, Lo TK, McCowan C, Moorin R, Pond CD. Anticholinergic burden in older women: Not seeing the wood for the trees? Med J Aust 2015;202(2):91-4.

  54. Barker AL, Cameron PA, Hill KD, Flicker L, Haines TP, Lowthian JA, Waldron N, Arendts G, Redfern J, Forbes A, Brand CA, Etherton-Beer CD, Hill AM, Hunter P, Nyman SR, Smit D. RESPOND-a patient-centred programme to prevent secondary falls in older people presenting to the emergency department with a fall: protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Inj Prev. 2015; 21(1):e1.

  55. Haines TP, Williams CM, Hill A-M, McPhail SM, Hill D, Brauer SG, Hoffman TC, Etherton-Beer C. et al. Depressive Symptoms and Adverse Outcomes from Hospitalization in Older Adults: Secondary Outcomes of a Trial of Falls Prevention Education. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2015; 60(1): 96–102.

  56. Hill A-M,McPhail SM, Waldron N, Etherton-Beer C, Ingram K, Flicker L, Haines TP. Fall rates in hospital rehabilitation units after individualised patient and staff education programmes: a pragmatic, stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2015; 385(9987): 2592-9.

  57. Morris RL, Brand CA, Hill KD, Ayton DR, Redfern J, Nyman SR, Lowthian JA, Hill AM, Etherton-Beer CD, Flicker L, Hunter PC, Barker AL. RESPOND – a patient-centred programme to prevent secondary falls in older people presenting to the emergency department with a fall: protocol for a mixed methods programme evaluation. Injury Prevention 2016; 22(2): 153-60.

  58. Glenn Arendts G, Etherton-Beer C, Jones R, Bullow K, Dumas S, Parker D, Seymour H, Hutton M, Donaldson M, Almeida OP. Use of a risk nomogram to predict emergency department reattendance in older people after discharge: a validation study. Internal and Emergency Medicine 2015; 10: 481–487

  59. Etherton-Beer C, Inglis T, Waterer G. Prevalence of oropharyngeal antibiotic-resistant flora among residents of aged care facilities: a pilot study. Respirology. 2015;20(7):1139-41

  60. Brand G, Miller K, Saunders R, Dugmore H, Etherton-Beer C. Expanding the Caring Lens: Nursing and Medical Students Reflecting on Images of Older People. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. 2016; 37(2): 167-84

  61. Francis-Coad J, Etherton-Beer C, Bulsara C, Nobre D & Hill A-M. Investigating the impact of a falls prevention community of practice in a residential aged-care setting: a mixed methods study protocol. J Adv Nurs. 2015; 71(12): 2977-86.

  62. Page A, Potter K, Clifford R, McLachlan A, Etherton-Beer C. Prescribing for Australians living with dementia: Study protocol using the Delphi Technique. BMJ Open. 2015; 5(8):e008048.

  63. Page AT, Etherton-Beer CD, Clifford RM, Burrows S, Eames M, Potter K. Deprescribing in Frail Older People - Do Doctors and Pharmacists Agree?  Inter-rater reliability of a decision-making aid for deprescribing. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2016; 12(3): 438-49.

  64. Saunders R, Miller K, Dugmore H, Etherton-Beer C. Demystifying aged care for medical students. Clinical Teacher 2015; 13: 1-4.

  65. Low LF, Fletcher J, Goodenough B, Jeon YH, Etherton-Beer C, MacAndrew M, Beattie E. Systematic Review of Interventions to Change Staff Care Practices in Order to Improve Resident Outcomes in Nursing Homes. PLoS One. 2015(11): e0140711.

  66. Hill AM, McPhail SM, Francis-Coad J, Waldron N, Etherton-Beer C, Flicker L, Ingram K, Haines TP. Educators’ perspectives about how older hospital patients can engage in a falls prevention education program: a qualitative process evaluation. BMJ Open. 2015; 5(12): e009780.

  67. Francis-Coad J, Etherton-Beer C, Bulsara C, Nobre D, Hill AM. Using a community of practice to evaluate falls prevention activity in a residential aged care organisation: a clinical audit. Australian Health Review. 2016 Mar 17. doi: 10.1071/AH15189. [In press; Epub ahead of print]

  68. Potter K, Flicker L, Page A, Etherton-Beer C. Deprescribing in frail older people: a randomized controlled trial. PLoS One 2016 11(3): e0149984.

  69. Etherton-Beer C, Naganathan V, Katz B. A survey of Australasian geriatricians’ satisfaction with, and preferences for, continuing professional development. Internal Medicine Journal. 2016; 46(7): 805-11

  70. Page AT, Clifford RM, Potter K, Schwartz D, Etherton-Beer CD. The feasibility and the effect of deprescribing in older adults on mortality and health: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2016;82(3):583-623

  71. Hill AM, Ross-Adjie G, McPhail SM, Monterosso L, Bulsara M, Etherton-Beer C et al. Incidence, risk factors and the healthcare cost of falls post discharge after elective total hip and total knee replacement surgery: Protocol for a prospective observational cohort study. BMJ Open. 2016; 6: e011139.

  72. Hill AM, Francis-Coad J, Haines TP, Waldron N, Etherton-Beer C, Flicker L, Ingram K, McPhail SM. My independent streak may get in the way: how older adults respond to falls prevention education in hospital. BMJ Open 2016; 6(7): e012363.

  73. Page A, Potter K, Clifford R, McLachlan AJ, Etherton-Beer, C. Medication Appropriateness Tool for Comorbid Health conditions in Dementia (MATCH-D): Consensus recommendations from a multidisciplinary expert panel. Internal Medicine Journal 2016; 46(10): 1189-1197.

  74. Brand G, Miller K, Wise S, Saunders R, Dugmore H, Etherton-Beer C. Depth of field: using photographs and narratives to explore and reflect on ageing. Reflective Practice, 2016; 17(6): 676-680.

  75. Morello RT, Morris RL, Hill KD, Haines TP, Arendts G, Redfern J, Etherton-Beer CD et al. RESPOND─A programme to prevent secondary falls in older people presenting to the emergency department with a fall: protocol for an economic evaluation. Injury prevention 2016 [In press; Online First: 20 October 2016. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042169]

  76. Francis-Coad J, Etherton-Beer C, Bulsara C, Nobre D, Hill AM. Can a web-based community of practice be established and operated to lead falls prevention activity in residential care? Geriatric Nursing 2016. pii: S0197-4572(16)30170-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.09.001. [In press; Epub ahead of print]

  77. Brand G, Osborne A, Carroll M, Carr S, Etherton-Beer C. Do photographs, older adults' narratives and collaborative dialogue foster anticipatory reflection ("preflection") in medical students? BMC Medical Education 2016, 16:289

  78. Francis-Coad J, Etherton-Beer C, Nobre D, Naseri C, Hill AM. The effect of complex falls prevention interventions on falls in residential aged care settings: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. [In press accepted 24 October 2016]

  79. Bulsara C, Etherton-Beer C, Saunders R. Models for centre based day care for older people: a narrative review. Cogent Social Sciences. [In press accepted 27 November 2017]

  80. Arendts G, Bullow Kate, Etherton-Beer C, MacDonald E, Dumas S, Nagree Y, Brown SGA, Almeida OP. A randomised controlled trial of patient centred intervention in high risk discharged older people. European Journal of Emergency Medicine.  [In press accepted 27 November 2016]

  81. Hill A-M, Etherton-Beer C, McPhail SM, Morris ME, Flicker L, Shorr R, Bulsara M, Lee D-C, Francis-Coad J, Waldron N, Boudville A, Haines T. Reducing falls after hospital discharge: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating an individualised multi-modal falls education program for older adults. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e013931. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013931

  82. Francis-Coad J, Etherton-Beer C, Bulsara C, Nobre D, Hill A-M. Evaluating the impact of operating a falls prevention Community of Practice on falls in a residential aged care setting. Journal of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics. [In press accepted 8 February 2017]

  83. Lung T, Howard K, Etherton-Beer C, Sim M, Lewin, Arendts G. Comparison of the HUI3 and the EQ-5D-3L in a nursing home setting. PLoS One 2017. [In press accepted 17 February 2017]

  84. Page et al. Medication use to manage comorbidities for people with dementia: A Systematic Review. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. [In press accepted 7 March 2017]

     Narrative review articles

  1. Beer C. End of life care for older people admitted to hospital.  Australasian Journal on Ageing 2004; 23(2): 58-62.

  2. Beer C.  The challenge of medical management in PD.  Geriatric Medicine 2004; 34(8): 26-30.

  3. Beer C, Giles E.  Hip fracture.  Challenges in prevention and management.  Aust Fam Physician 2005; 34(8):673-6

  4. Flicker L, Ford AH, Beer CD and Almeida O. Memory loss. Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2):114-117.

  5. Etherton-Beer CD. Vascular cognitive impairment in dementia. Maturitas 2014; 79(2):220-6

  6. Page AT, Potter K, Clifford R, Etherton-Beer C. Deprescribing in older people. Maturitas 2016; 91: 115-34

     

Guidelines

  1. Hill, K. Australian Clinical Guidelines for Acute Stroke Management 2007. Acute Stroke Guidelines Writing Subgroup on behalf of the National Stroke Foundation Clinical Guidelines For Acute Stroke Management Expert Working Group. International Journal of Stroke 2008; 3 (2): 120–129

  2. Crimmins DS, Levi CR, Gerraty RP, Beer CD, Hill KM.  Acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack management – time to act fast. Intern Med J 2009; 5: 325-31.  Cited: 3

  3. Wright L, Hill KM, Bernhardt J, Lindley R, Ada L, Bajorek BV, Barber A, Beer C, Golledge J, Gustafsson L, Hersh D, Kenardy J, Perry L, Middleton S, Brauer SG, Nelson MR On behalf of the National Stroke Foundation Stroke Guidelines Expert Working Group. Stroke Management – updated recommendations for treatment along the care continuum. Internal Medicine Journal 2012;42(5):562-9.

     

Book chapters

Etherton-Beer C. Medical care for older people undergoing surgery. In: Caplan G, editor. Geriatric Medicine: An Introduction. Melbourne: IP Communications; 2014. p.360-73.

 

Letters

  1. Beer C, Zin Tun S. Is use of "feeders" demeaning to older people? Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.  2008 Jul;9(6):454.

  2. Jones G, Bretland N, Lowry R, Banz K, Beer C. Feedback on the clinical practice guidelines for the management of delirium in older people in Australia. Australasian Journal on Ageing.  2009; 28 (2): 98.

  3. Martin JH, Beer C, Morris RG, Doogue MP. Doctors and the pharmaceutical industry: time for a national policy? Med J Aust 2009;191(3):189-90.

     

Editorial and commentary

  1. Inglis T & Beer C. Multiresistant E.coli in aged care: the gathering storm. Med J Aust 2011;195(9):489-90.

  2. Etherton-Beer CD. Poisoning among older people with dementia: a wake up call. Int Psychogeriatr. 2015;27(11):1755-6

     

Book reviews

Beer C. Living with Alzheimer’s and other Dementias.  Aust Fam Physician 2006; 35(7): 543

Published conference proceedings

Contin L, Beer C, Bynevelt M, Wittsack H-J, Garrido GJ. Semi-automatic segmentation of core and penumbra regions in acute ischemic stroke: preliminary results. IWSSIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing.

 

Published abstracts of conference presentations

  1. Beer C, Hudson M, Smith L, Thomas SHL. Frequency of serious hepatic dysfunction when paracetamol concentrations are below current United Kingdom nomogram treatment lines. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2004; 42(4): 470

  2. Beer C, Hudson M, Smith L, Thomas SHL. Inappropriate delay in acetylcysteine administration in patients with paracetamol overdose who subsequently develop severe liver dysfunction. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2004; 42(4): 563

  3. Harper E, Harris J, Fuchter E, Beer C, Caplan GA.  REcruitment of Volunteers to ImproVe health in the Elderly (R.E.V.I.V.E).  Intern Med J 2005 (Suppl.); 35(2):A50

  4. Beer C, Inderjeeth C, Granger A. Management of Stroke in an Adult Teaching Hospital - specialised, coordinated care is still the exception.  Intern Med J 2005 (Suppl.); 35(2): A57

  5. Beer C, Puddey IB, Hankey G, Blacker D.  Inflammation and Endothelial Damage Correlate with S100B Concentration and Clinical Findings in Patients with Acute  Stroke. Intern Med J 2006; 36 (Suppl. 5): A163

  6. Beer CD, Puddey IB, Hankey G, Blacker D.  Early Concentrations of S100B Correlate with Clinical Outcome in Patients with Acute Ischaemic Stroke.  Int J Stroke 2006; 1 (S1): 116-117

  7. Beer C, Puddey IB, Hankey G, Blacker D. S100B correlates negatively with blood pressure early after acute stroke. Intern Med J 2007; 37 (Suppl. 1):A7

  8. Beer C, Puddey IB, Hankey G, Blacker D. Endothelial Activation is Associated with Hypertension in Acute Stroke. Hypertension.2007; 49(6):1475

  9. Waldron N, Beer C, Donaldson M, Foster N. A map of delirium (assessment, management and prevention) – a method for translating evidence into clinical practice. Internal Medicine Journal 2007; 37 (Suppl. 3): A70

  10. Greenop K, Almeida O, Flicker L, Beer C, Van Bockxmeer F, Martins R, Taddei K & Lautenschlager L. Neurological soft signs are associated with global cognitive performance and delayed word recall performance in older adults without dementa. Aust N Z J Psychiatry 2007; 41 Suppl 2: A476.

  11. McMullin L, Greenop K, Flicker L, Almeida OP, Beer C, Vasikaran SD, Lautenschlager NT. (November 2008) Determinants of vitamin D levels and cognitive performance in an older adult volunteer group.  Australasian Journal on Ageing 2008; 27 (Supp 1): A50

  12. Ingram K, Beer C.  Demand Outstrips Supply: An Audit of a Secondary Hospital Memory Clinic. Internal Medicine Journal 2008; 38 (Suppl. 5): A144

  13. Haines T, Hill A, Hill K, Hoffmann T, Brauer S, Oliver D, Beer C, McKenna C. Multimedia patient education to prevent in-hospital falls: a randomized controlled trial. J Nutr Health Aging 2009; 13 (Suppl. 1): S147

  14. Haines T, Hill A, Hill K, Hoffman T, Brauer S, Oliver D, Beer C, McPhail S. Multimedia patient education for prevention of in-hospital falls; a randomized controlled trial. Australasian Journal on Ageing 2009; 28 (Supp 2): A58.

  15. Bosboom P, Jones G, Banz K, Almeida OP, Flicker L, Lautenschlager NT, Horner B, Scherer S, Beer C. Perspectives of Quality of Life Among People with Dementia Living in the Community and Care Facilities. Australasian Journal on Ageing 2010; 29 (Supp 1): 10.

  16. Lautenschlager NT, Greenop KR, Flicker L, Foster JK, Beer C, van Bockxmeer FM, Xiao J, Almeida OP. Awareness of cognitive performance in nondemented older adults with cognitive impairment, their informants and healthy controls: the Perth Perception Study. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 2010;6(4)suppl1:S361.

  17. Cyarto EV, Irish M, Cox K, Almeida OP, Flicker L, Ames D, Hill K, Byrne G, Appadurai K, Beer C, LoGiudice D, Renehan E, Waddell F, Hughes K,  Lautenschlager NT. Fitness for the Ageing Brain Study II: a multisite randomized controlled trial to determine the clinical benefits of physical activity for patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 2010;6(4)suppl1:S584.

  18. Torres SJ, Wattanapenpaiboon N, Greenop K, Beer C, Flicker L, Lautenschlager NT, Nowson CA.  Dietary patterns are associated with cognition among older people with mild cognitive impairment. Australasian Medical Journal 2010;3(13):916

  19. Alfonso H, Pfaff J, Beer C, Flicker L & Almeida O. Factors Associated And Mental Health Outcomes Of Using Potentially Inappropriate Medication In Elderly Australians. The Gerontologist 2011; 51 (suppl 2): 84-5

  20. Horner B, Venturato L, Beer C, Lowry R, Osborne A, Steel A & Sleeman J. Towards Organisational Culture Change in Residential Aged Care: a Culture Change Intervention Protocol for Use in Australian Long-Term Care Facilities. Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (GERO2011). Accepted

  21. Beer C, Watson N, Horner B, Hill A. Staff education to improve care of confused older acute medical inpatients. Australas J Ageing 2011; 30 (Suppl 1): 32

  22. Beer C, Lowry R, Horner B, Almeida OP, Scherer S, Lautenschlager NT, Bretland N, Flett P, Schaper F, Flicker L. Development and evaluation of an educational intervention for general practitioners and staff caring for people with dementia living in residential facilities. Australas J Ageing 2011; 30(Suppl 1): 7

  23. Watson N, Beer C, Massarotto A, Caputo L, Flicker L. e-Ageing: A geriatric medicine resource for generation Y. Australas J Ageing 2011; 30(Suppl 1): 27

  24. Flicker L, Greenop K, Almeida O, Beer C, Hill K, Nowson C, Vasikaran S, Alfonso H, Lautenschlager N. Effect of vitamin D supplementation on cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment – a randomized trial. Australas J Ageing 2011; 30(Suppl 1): 11

  25. Beer C, Potter K, Loh P-K, Peng YG, Millar A. A pilot randomized controlled trial of deprescribing: STOPAT (Systematic Termination of Pharmaceutical Agents Trial). Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 2011;109 (Suppl 1): 156

  26. Potter K, Flicker L, Beer C. Deprescribing in frail older people: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 2011;109 (Suppl 1): 163

  27. Ward N, Croft KD, Blacker D, Hankey GJ, Barden AE, Mori TA, Puddey IB, Beer CD. CYP450 metabolites of arachidonic acid are elevated in stroke patients. Int J Stroke 2011;6 (Suppl. 1): 29

  28. Blacker D, Prentice D, Alvaro A, Bates T, Bynevelt M, Hankey G, Kelly A, Beer C, Kohler E. The West Australian Intravenous Minocycline and TPA Stroke Study (WAIMATSS): A multi-centre, prospective, randomised pilot study of intravenous minocycline, 200 mg 12 hourly for 5 doses, compared with standard care, in patients with ischaemic stroke treated with intravenous tPA. Int J Stroke 2011;6 (Suppl. 1): 38

  29. Flicker L, Greenop K, Almeida O, Alfonso H, Beer C, Hill K, Nowson C, Vasikaran S, Lautenschlager N. Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Cognitive Function in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment—A Randomized Trial.  J Bone Miner Res 2011; 26 (Suppl 1):S1.

  30. Beer C, Venturato L, Horner B. Organisational culture in residential aged care facilities: A cross-sectional observational study and pilot evaluation of the towards organisational culture change (TOrCCh) intervention. Australas J Ageing 2012; 31 Suppl 1: 53.

  31. Etherton-Beer C, Inglis T, Waterer G. A pilot study to examine prevalence of oro-pharyngeal antibiotic resistant flora among residents of aged care facilities. Australas J Ageing 2013; 31 Suppl 1: 14.

  32. Cox KL, Almeida OP, Flicker L, Ames D, Cyarto E, Hill K, Logiudice DC, Byrne G, Etherton-Beer C, Appadurai K, Lautenschlager NT. Gender differences in adherence to a 6-month home-based physical activity program in adults with Alzheimer’s disease: The FABS II Trial-preliminary data. Alzheimer's & Dementia 2014; 10(4  Suppl): 163

  33. Lautenschlager NT, Goh A, Etherton-Beer C, Liew D et al. The INDIGO study: a randomized controlled trial of physical activity with individual goal-setting and volunteer mentors to overcome sedentary lifestyle in older adults at risk of cognitive decline. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 2014; 10(4): 124.

  34. Bates S, English K, Etherton-Beer C. Use of a stroke journey logbook to promote consumer involvement in care planning and rehabilitation. Int J Stroke 2014; 9 (Suppl 3):294

  35. Cox KL, Flicker L, Almeida OP, Ames D, Cyarto E, Hill K, Byrne G, Etherton-Beer C, LoGiudice D, Appadurai K, Lautenschlager NT. Effects of a 6- month home-based physical activity program on the fitness and health of adults with Alzheimer’s disease: The FABS II Trial. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 2015; 11(7): Suppl 461

  36. Lautenschlager NT, Cox KL, Flicker L, Cyarto E, Ames D, LoGiudice D, Hill K, Etherton-Beer C, Byrne G, Appadurai K, Almeida OP. A randomized controlled trial evaluating the effects of physical activity in people with Alzheimer's Disease: The Fitness for the Ageing Brain Study II (FABS II). Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association  2015; 11(7): Suppl 280–P281

  37. Hill A, McPhail SM, Waldron N, Etherton-Beer C, Ingram K, Flicker L, Bulsara M, Haines T. Individualized Patient Education Reduces Hospital Falls: Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.  The Gerontologist 2015; 55 (Suppl 2): 321.

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