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Associate Professor Muhammad Rahman

Associate Dean, Research

Nursing

Section/Portfolio:

Nursing

Location:

Berwick Campus, Online

Impact of smoking status and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on pulmonary complications post lung cancer surgery

Prevalence and correlates of diabetes distress and depressive symptoms among individuals with type-2 diabetes mellitus during Ramadan fasting: A cross-sectional study in Bangladesh amid the COVID-19

Psychological distress among bangladeshi dental students during the covid-19 pandemic

Anemia prevalence in women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2018

Anemia is a globally widespread condition in women and is associated with reduced economic...

Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived with Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups from 2010 to 2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Importance The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 (GBD 2019)...

Caring self-efficacy of direct care workers in residential aged care settings: A mixed methods scoping review

Changes in tobacco use patterns during covid-19 and their correlates among older adults in bangladesh

The present study explored the changes in tobacco use patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic and...

COVID-19: Factors associated with psychological distress, fear, and coping strategies among community members across 17 countries

Background The current pandemic of COVID-19 impacted the psychological wellbeing of populations...

COVID-19 Related Psychological Distress, Fear and Coping: Identification of High-Risk Groups in Bangladesh

Duration of intervals in the care seeking pathway for lung cancer in Bangladesh: A journey from symptoms triggering consultation to receipt of treatment

Factors influencing place of delivery: Evidence from three south-Asian countries

Background High maternal mortality is still a significant public health challenge in many...

Global, regional, and national burden of respiratory tract cancers and associated risk factors from 1990 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Global, regional, and national burden of stroke and its risk factors, 1990-2019: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Identifying tobacco retailers in the absence of a licensing system: Lessons from australia

Objectives: To estimate the proportion of retailers that sell tobacco in the absence of...

Mental health at the COVID-19 frontline: An assessment of distress, fear, and coping among staff and attendees at screening clinics of rural/regional settings of Victoria, Australia

Perceived change in tobacco use and its associated factors among older adults residing in rohingya refugee camps during the covid-19 pandemic in bangladesh

Pre-existing COPD is associated with an increased risk of mortality and severity in COVID-19: a rapid systematic review and meta-analysis

Objectives: The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to investigate COVID-19...

Prevalence of and factors associated with anaemia in women of reproductive age in Bangladesh, Maldives and Nepal: Evidence from nationally-representative survey data

Background Anaemia is a significant public health problem in most South-Asian countries, causing...

Psychological distress, fear and coping among Malaysians during the COVID-19 pandemic

Psychological Distress, Fear and Coping Strategies among Hong Kong People During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic contributed to potential adverse effects on the mental health status of a...

Reliability of the tools used to examine psychological distress, fear of COVID-19 and coping amongst migrants and non-migrants in Australia

Study tools examining psychological distress, fear of COVID-19 and coping amongst migrants and...

Self-efficacy of direct care workers providing care to older people in residential aged care settings: a scoping review protocol

Background: Self-efficacy is developed through a person’s interaction with his/her physical and...

Spatial, temporal, and demographic patterns in prevalence of chewing tobacco use in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Summary Background Chewing tobacco and other types of smokeless tobacco use have had less...

Spatial, temporal, and demographic patterns in prevalence of smoking tobacco use and attributable disease burden in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Summary Background Ending the global tobacco epidemic is a defining challenge in global health....

The association between preoperative length of hospital stay and deep sternal wound infection: A scoping review

Background: Deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) is a serious complication of cardiac surgery,...

The health belief model predicts intention to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia: Results from a cross-sectional survey

Tobacco retailer density and smoking behavior in a rural Australian jurisdiction without a tobacco retailer licensing system

INTRODUCTION An emerging body of research has developed around tobacco retailer density and its...

Was there any change in tobacco smoking among adults in Bangladesh during 2009-2017? Insights from two nationally representative cross-sectional surveys

Objective This study assessed the changes in prevalence and associated factors of tobacco smoking...

A Scoping Review of Intravenous Opioid Pain Protocols and Their Dose-Time Intervals in the Management of Acute Postoperative Pain in the Postanesthesia Care Unit

Purpose: This review aims to explore intravenous opioid pain protocols and their dose-time...

Burden of injury along the development spectrum: Associations between the Socio-demographic Index and disability-adjusted life year estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and endotracheal intubation decisions for adults with advance care directive and resuscitation plans in the emergency department

Background: Emergency departments routinely offer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and endotracheal...

Compliance of smokeless tobacco supply chain actors and products with tobacco control laws in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan: protocol for a multicentre sequential mixed-methods study

INTRODUCTION: South Asia is home to more than 300 million smokeless tobacco (ST) users....

Defining timeliness in care for patients with lung cancer: protocol for a scoping review

INTRODUCTION: Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, and lung cancer is the...

Estimating global injuries morbidity and mortality: methods and data used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study

Background: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern...

Factors associated with psychological distress, fear and coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the personal, professional and social life of...

Five insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019 provides a rules-based...

Global age-sex-specific fertility, mortality, healthy life expectancy (HALE), and population estimates in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2019: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Background: Accurate and up-to-date assessment of demographic metrics is crucial for...

Global burden of 369 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Background: In an era of shifting global agendas and expanded emphasis on non-communicable...

Global burden of 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Background: Rigorous analysis of levels and trends in exposure to leading risk factors and...

Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors, 1990–2019: Update From the GBD 2019 Study

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), principally ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, are the...

Global impact of tobacco control policies on smokeless tobacco use: A systematic review protocol

Introduction Smokeless tobacco (ST) was consumed by 356 million people globally in 2017. Recent...

Global injury morbidity and mortality from 1990 to 2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background Past research in population health trends has shown that injuries form a substantial...

Hospitalised exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: adherence to guideline recommendations in an Australian teaching hospita

Background: Optimal management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...

Levels of support for the licensing of tobacco retailers in Australia: Findings from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2004-2016

Background: Assessing public opinion towards tobacco policies is important, particularly when...

Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17

Background: Universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities is an essential...

Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children...

Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17

Background: Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a form of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) for...

Mapping local patterns of childhood overweight and wasting in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2017

A double burden of malnutrition occurs when individuals, household members or communities...

Measuring universal health coverage based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Background: Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) involves all people receiving the health...

Organophosphate exposure and the chronic effects on farmers: a narrative review

INTRODUCTION: Organophosphates are a class of insecticides used globally by the agricultural...

Prevalence and attributable health burden of chronic respiratory diseases, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: Previous attempts to characterise the burden of chronic respiratory diseases have...

Stress of Conscience Questionnaire (SCQ): exploring dimensionality and psychometric properties at a tertiary hospital in Australia

Background: This study explored the psychometric properties and dimensionality of the Stress of...

Suicide in Rural Australia: Are Farming-Related Suicides Different?

Rural Australians experience a range of health inequities—including higher rates of suicide—when...

Wearable activity trackers and health awareness: Nursing implications

Purpose: Wearable devices are commonly used to measure physical activity. However, it remains...

Analysis of patient related violence in a regional emergency department in Victoria, Australia

Background: Emergency Departments (ED) have been identified as high-risk areas for patient...

Association between height and hypertension in the adult Nepalese population: Findings from a nationally representative survey

Background and aims: The burden of hypertension is increasing in Nepal. Different studies have...

Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: Neurological disorders are increasingly recognised as major causes of death and...

Global, regional, and national burden of stroke, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: Stroke is a leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide and the economic...

Global, regional, and national burden of suicide mortality 1990 to 2016: Systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Objectives To use the estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 to describe patterns...

Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) are increasingly recognised...

Global, regional, and national cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-Adjusted life-years for 29 cancer groups, 1990 to 2017: A systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study

Importance: Cancer and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are now widely recognized as a...

MANAGING COPD EXACERBATIONS USING AN ELECTRONIC ORDERING SET

ntroduction/Aim: Adherence to guidelines in the hospital manage- ment of chronic obstructive...

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Paramedic judgement, decision-making and cognitive processing: A review of the literature

Background Paramedics routinely perform multiple time-sensitive decisions in dynamic...

Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability, but its overall...

An evidence-based approach to understanding the competency development needs of the health service management workforce in Australia

Background: Competent managers are essential to the productivity of organisations and the...

Cholinesterase research outreach project (CROP): point of care cholinesterase measurement in an Australian agricultural community

Background: Australian farmers are routinely exposed to a wide variety of agrichemicals,...

E-cigarettes or vaping: examining perceptions of use and associated harm among current users in Australia and Bangladesh

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E-cigarettes or vaping: is there any difference in perceptions of use and associated harm among the current users between a developed and a developing country?

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Electronic Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation in the Perioperative Period of Cardiothoracic Surgery: Views of Australian Clinicians

For patients who smoke, electronic cigarettes may offer a pathway to achieve tobacco abstinence...

Global, regional, and country-specific lifetime risks of stroke, 1990 and 2016

BACKGROUND The lifetime risk of stroke has been calculated in a limited number of selected...

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: Assessments of age-specifc mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN...

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: Global development goals increasingly rely on country-specific estimates for...

Global, regional, and national burden of Parkinson's disease, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: Neurological disorders are now the leading source of disability globally, and ageing...

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Funding text #1 This study provides a comprehensive and comparable assessment of 84...

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: How long one lives, how many years of life are spent in good and poor health, and how...

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 Diseases and Injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017)...

Incidence and factors associated with substance abuse and patient-related violence in the emergency department: A literature review

Background: The level of workplace violence in emergency departments worldwide has reached an...

Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background A key component of achieving universal health coverage is ensuring that all...

Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: Efforts to establish the 2015 baseline and monitor early implementation of the UN...

Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Background: Population estimates underpin demographic and epidemiological research and are used...

Psychometric evaluation of the English version 14-item resilience scale (RS) in an Australian outpatient population of men with prostate cancer

Purpose: Human resilience refers to the processes of positive adaptation and development in the...

Use of electronic cigarettes in the perioperative period: A mixed-method study exploring perceptions of cardiothoracic patients in Australia

INTRODUCTION: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may reduce tobacco use and achieve tobacco...

Depression screening and referral in cardiac wards: A 12-month patient trajectory

Background: Depression is common among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and has a major...

Gender difference in the use of coronary interventions for patients with acute coronary syndrome: Experience from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia

Background Literature suggests an ongoing gender disparity in the use of coronary angiography and...

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016)...

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: Measurement of changes in health across locations is useful to compare and contrast...

Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: An analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Background: The UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are grounded in the global ambition of...

Patients with thunderstorm asthma or severe asthma in melbourne: A comparison

[No abstract available]

Systematic review and meta-analyses investigating whether risk stratification explains lower rates of coronary angiography among women with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome

Background: Guidelines recommend that all nonYST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome...

Exploring Aboriginal patients' experiences of cardiac care at a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne

Objectives The aim of the present study was to explore Aboriginal patients' lived experiences of...

Gender Differences in Presentation, Coronary Intervention, and Outcomes of 28,985 Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients in Victoria, Australia

Background: Differences in demographics, presenting characteristics, and treatment of heart...

Impact of comorbidities and gender on the use of coronary interventions in patients with high-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome

Objectives To determine the impact of gender and comorbidity on use of coronary interventions in...

Is there any gender difference for smoking persistence or relapse following diagnosis or hospitalization for coronary heart disease? Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction: Persistent smoking in patients diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD) has a...

Undiagnosed hypertension in a rural district in Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Population-based Diabetes and Eye Study (BPDES)

Hypertension is mainly asymptomatic and remains undiagnosed until the disease progresses. The...

Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research

Aims and Objectives: To assess a dialysis nurse practitioner (NP) model of care by examining...

E-Cigarettes and smoking cessation: Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis

Background: E-cigarettes are currently being debated regarding their possible role in smoking...

Gender difference in treatment and mortality of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction admitted to Victorian public hospitals: A retrospective database study

Background: Death from acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is avoidable with early reperfusion therapy,...

Why do Bangladeshi people use smokeless tobacco products?

Despite scientific evidence about the harmful effects of smokeless tobacco (SLT), it is widely...

Electronic cigarettes: Patterns of use, health effects, use in smoking cessation and regulatory issues

Background: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery-powered devices that vaporize a...

Implementing a working together model for Aboriginal patients with acute coronary syndrome: An Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer and a specialist cardiac nurse working together to improve hospital care

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) contributes to the disparity in life expectancy between Aboriginal...

Re: Health impact of smoking - An unforgiveable omission in a doctor's repertoire

[No abstract available]

Smoking behavior among patients and staff: A snapshot from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia

Background: A cross-sectional study was conducted to provide a snapshot of smoking behavior among...

Profiling bone and joint problems and health service use in an Australian regional population: The Port Lincoln Health Study

Objectives To describe the burden of bone and joint problems (BJP) in a defined regional...

Rose Angina questionnaire: Validation with cardiologists' diagnoses to detect coronary heart disease in Bangladesh

Aim/objectives: The study aimed to validate the Rose Angina Questionnaire (RAQ) to detect...

Choice of controls for a case-control study in Bangladesh: Hospital controls versus community controls

The study aimed to determine whether hospital controls could be used in case-control studies with...

Date palm sap linked to nipah virus outbreak in bangladesh, 2008

Introduction: We investigated a cluster of patients with encephalitis in the Manikgonj and...

Is there any association between use of smokeless tobacco products and coronary heart disease in Bangladesh?

Background: Most epidemiological studies exploring the association between smokeless tobacco...

A novel low-cost approach to estimate the incidence of Japanese encephalitis in the catchment area of three hospitals in Bangladesh

Acute meningoencephalitis syndrome surveillance was initiated in three medical college hospitals...

A systematic review of epidemiological studies on the association between smokeless tobacco use and coronary heart disease

A systematic review was conducted of epidemiological studies focusing on the association...

Smoking and smokeless tobacco consumption: Possible risk factors for coronary heart disease among young patients attending a tertiary care cardiac hospital in Bangladesh

Objectives: To determine the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) associated with various types...