Catherine Marshall

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BACKGROUND Elderly patients with end-stage renal disease and severe extra-renal comorbidity have a poor prognosis on renal replacement therapy (RRT) and may opt to be managed conservatively (CM). Information on the survival of patients on this mode of therapy is limited. METHODS We studied survival in a large cohort of CM patients in comparison to(More)
Two non-profit organizations developed a Web application to help monitor U.S. elections: the Election Incident Reporting System (EIRS). The mostly-volunteer team had only four months to develop a workable system. The aggressive schedule, limited budget, and distributed team-structure challenged us to find creative ways to evaluate and improve EIRS'(More)
BACKGROUND Developers, users and others have requested or advocated for guidance on how to plan for, and implement guidelines concurrent to their development given that existing resources are lacking such information. The purpose of this research was to develop a guideline implementation planning checklist. METHODS Documents that described or evaluated(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe all cases of staphylococcal pyomyositis in the Geelong region of Victoria over 110 months, to estimate the incidence of this disease, and to describe the clinical outcomes and identify any predisposing factors. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING A prospective case series identified by clinical features (local pain and fever) and(More)
Recent research has started to focus on identifying individuals who are at clinical high risk of developing psychosis as a means to try and understand the predictors and mechanisms involved in the progress to a full psychotic episode. The aim of the current study was to provide an initial description and prevalence rates of specific content found within(More)
There is a strong impetus in the psychosis research field to develop interventions that aim to prevent the onset of psychotic disorders. Over the past 15 years there has been a tremendous development in the work aimed at understanding the pre-psychotic period. More recently there has been a focus on developing and testing treatments both pharmacological and(More)
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