Patricia Trott

Learn More
STUDY DESIGN A multicenter, randomized controlled trial with unblinded treatment and blinded outcome assessment was conducted. The treatment period was 6 weeks with follow-up assessment after treatment, then at 3, 6, and 12 months. OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness of manipulative therapy and a low-load exercise program for cervicogenic headache(More)
The presence of painful upper cervical joint dysfunction is a diagnostic criterion for cervicogenic headache. This preliminary study investigated whether independent examiners for a planned multicentre study of treatment of cervicogenic headache sufferers would agree on the presence or not of joint dysfunction for inclusion/exclusion of subjects into the(More)
New product development, which until relatively recently was a core activity within the pharmaceutical industry, is increasingly being outsourced (Howells et al., 2008). This is symptomatic of the transformation of product development towards a more decentralised, network-based and alliance-rich function. We have selected the pharmaceutical industry for(More)
QUESTIONS What is a clinically-representative maximum force for central posteroanterior mobilisations performed using the thumbs on the lower cervical spine? Can students reach this force while maintaining the recommended thumb position of neutral to slight flexion at the interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints? What happens at the interphalangeal(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the usefulness of ultrasonography (US) in the assessment of the breast following primary medical therapy (PMT) of large operable breast cancer. A total of 52 patients were studied; all had invasive breast cancer, confirmed by core biopsy, with initial size > 4 cm by palpation, T2-3, N0-1, M0. PMT was with epirubicin,(More)
The aim of this study was to determine whether a 27 gauge needle could be used to obtain adequate cytology with less discomfort to the patient. Two types of needles were compared-23 gauge (blue) needle versus 27 gauge very fine needle. The cytology specimen was assessed for quality in terms of adequacy for diagnosis. Ninety samples were randomised into this(More)
We conducted a simple comparison of the costs associated with delivering a mental health service by telepsychiatry and by conventional methods. The telepsychiatry rural outreach service was delivered to a mining town 900 km from the regional hospital in Townsville. When the telemedicine service was well established, 40 cases a month were seen for general(More)
Vertical spinal creep (VSC) is height loss during sustained postures over a set period of time. While total stature has been demonstrated to decrease throughout the day, whether a diurnal effect applies to the VSC response has not been reported. The aim of this study was to investigate whether time of day had an effect on the magnitude of the VSC response(More)
  • 1