Katherine M Duszynski

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INTRODUCTION No consent for health and medical research is appropriate when the criteria for a waiver of consent are met, yet some ethics committees and data custodians still require informed consent. METHODS A single-blind parallel-group randomised controlled trial: 1129 families of children born at a South Australian hospital were sent information(More)
AIMS To collect data on the behaviours associated with the prescription of pharmacotherapies (bupropion, acamprosate and naltrexone) for nicotine and alcohol dependence in Australian clinical practice. DESIGN Self-administered questionnaire. SETTING Australian clinical practice. PARTICIPANTS Three specialties, psychiatrists, gastroenterologists and(More)
BACKGROUND Appropriate understanding of health information by patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) is fundamental for better management of risk factors and improved morbidity, which can also benefit their quality of life. OBJECTIVES To assess the relationship between health literacy and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with(More)
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