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Darshini Ayton
Monash University
60Publications
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RESPOND is a telephone-based falls prevention program for older people who present to a hospital emergency department (ED) with a fall. A randomised controlled trial (RCT) found RESPOND to be effective at reducing the rate of falls and fractures, compared with usual care, but not fall injuries or hospitalisations. This process evaluation aimed to determine whether RESPOND was implemented as planned, and identify implementation barriers and facilitators. A mixed-methods evaluation was conducted a...
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Background Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis (SAP) is a leading indication for antibiotic use in the hospital setting, with demonstrated high rates of inappropriateness. Decision-making for SAP is complex and multifactorial. A greater understanding of these factors is needed to inform the design of targeted antimicrobial stewardship interventions and strategies to support the optimization of SAP and its impacts on patient care. Methods A qualitative case study exploring the phenomenon of SAP de...
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#1Darshini Ayton (Monash University)H-Index: 7
#2Chris Moran (Monash University)H-Index: 9
Last.Danny Liew (Monash University)H-Index: 34
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#1Stella Samoborec (Monash University)H-Index: 2
#2Darshini Ayton (Monash University)H-Index: 7
Last.Sue M. Evans (Monash University)H-Index: 24
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#1Sze-Ee Soh (Alfred Hospital)H-Index: 9
#2Anna Barker (Alfred Hospital)H-Index: 17
Last.John J. McNeil (Alfred Hospital)H-Index: 71
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#1Courtney Ierano (National Health and Medical Research Council)H-Index: 1
#2Darshini Ayton (Monash University)H-Index: 7
Last.Karin A. Thursky (National Health and Medical Research Council)H-Index: 33
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Abstract Background Current Australian data highlight guideline noncompliant prescribing of antimicrobials for surgical prophylaxis. The study aim was to evaluate the implementability of the Australian national surgical prophylaxis (SAP) guidelines to identify facilitators for and barriers to compliance. Methods Key stakeholders appraised the surgical prophylaxis guidelines using the GuideLine Implementability Appraisal (GLIA) tool. Questions with 100% agreement for the response ‘Yes' were ident...
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AbstractBackgroundIn contrast to best practice guidelines for knee osteoarthritis (OA), findings from several different healthcare settings have identified that nonsurgical treatments are underused and TKA is overused. Empirical evidence and qualitative observations suggest that patients’ willingnes
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