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Journal articles

Stefani M; Roberts DM; Brett J, 2019, 'High-dose insulin euglycemic therapy to treat cardiomyopathy associated with massive venlafaxine overdose', Clinical Toxicology, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2019.1638930

Brett J; Wylie C; Brown J, 2019, 'A case of significant hypotension following a human ingestion of veterinary pimobendan', Clinical Toxicology, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2019.1613550

Chalmers K; Pearson SA; Badgery-Parker T; Brett J; Scott IA; Elshaug AG, 2019, 'Measuring 21 low-value hospital procedures: Claims analysis of Australian private health insurance data (2010-2014)', BMJ Open, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024142

Sandaradura I; Brett J; Milliken S, 2019, 'A study of piperacillin pharmacokinetics during febrile neutropenia', Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy

Brett J; Anthony C; Day R, 2019, 'Off-label quetiapine prescribing in general hospital inpatients', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research

Chalmers K; Badgery-Parker T; Pearson SA; Brett J; Scott I; Elshaug AG, 2019, 'Measuring 21 low-value health care procedures in Australian private health insurance claims data (2010 – 2014)', BMJ

Brett J; Wylie C; Raubenheimer J; Isbister G; Buckley N, 2019, 'The relative lethal toxicity of pharmaceutical and illicit substances; A 16-year study of the Greater Newcastle Hunter Area, Australia', British journal of clinical

Brett J; Zoega H; Buckley NA; Daniels BJ; Elshaug AG; Pearson SA, 2018, 'Choosing wisely? Quantifying the extent of three low value psychotropic prescribing practices in Australia', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 18, pp. 1009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3811-5

Badgery-Parker T; Pearson SA; Chalmers K; Brett J; Scott IA; Dunn S; Onley N; Elshaug AG, 2018, 'Low-value care in Australian public hospitals: Prevalence and trends over time', BMJ Quality and Safety, vol. 28, pp. 205 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008338

Brett J; Maust DT; Bouck Z; Ignacio RV; Mecredy G; Kerr EA; Bhatia S; Elshaug AG; Pearson SA, 2018, 'Benzodiazepine Use in Older Adults in the United States, Ontario, and Australia from 2010 to 2016', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 66, pp. 1180 - 1185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15292

Karanges EA; Buckley NA; Brett J; Blanch B; Litchfield M; Degenhardt L; Pearson SA, 2018, 'Trends in opioid utilisation in Australia, 2006-2015: Insights from multiple metrics', Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, vol. 27, pp. 504 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4369

Chalmers K; Badgery-Parker T; Pearson SA; Brett J; Scott IA; Elshaug AG, 2018, 'Developing indicators for measuring low-value care: Mapping Choosing Wisely recommendations to hospital data', BMC Research Notes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3270-4

Brett J; Schaffer A; Dobbins T; Buckley NA; Pearson SA, 2018, 'The impact of permissive and restrictive pharmaceutical policies on quetiapine dispensing: Evaluating a policy pendulum using interrupted time series analysis', Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, vol. 27, pp. 439 - 446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4408

Brett J; Daniels B; Karanges EA; Buckley NA; Schneider C; Nassir A; McLachlan AJ; Pearson SA, 2017, 'Psychotropic polypharmacy in Australia, 2006 to 2015: a descriptive cohort study', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 83, pp. 2581 - 2588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13369

Brett J; Karanges EA; Daniels B; Buckley NA; Schneider C; Nassir A; Zoega H; McLachlan AJ; Pearson SA, 2017, 'Psychotropic medication use in Australia, 2007 to 2015: Changes in annual incidence, prevalence and treatment exposure', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 51, pp. 990 - 999, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867417721018

Brett J; Elshaug AG; Bhatia RS; Chalmers K; Badgery-Parker T; Pearson SA, 2017, 'A methodological protocol for selecting and quantifying low-value prescribing practices in routinely collected data: An Australian case study', Implementation Science, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13012-017-0585-9

Brett J; Murnion B, 2015, 'Pregabalin to treat ciguatera fish poisoning', Clinical Toxicology, vol. 53, pp. 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/15563650.2015.1052499

Brett J, 2015, 'Concerns about quetiapine', Australian Prescriber, vol. 38, pp. 95 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.18773/austprescr.2015.032

Brett J; Murnion B, 2015, 'Management of benzodiazepine misuse and dependence', Australian Prescriber, vol. 38, pp. 152 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.18773/austprescr.2015.055

Brett J, 2015, 'Comments: Letters to the editor: Concerns about quetiapine', Australian Prescriber, vol. 38, pp. 189 - 190

Montebello ME; Brett B, 2015, 'Misuse and associated harms of quetiapine and other atypical antipsychotics', Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, vol. 34, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/7854_2015_424

Brett J; Dawson AH; Brown JA, 2014, 'Clenbuterol toxicity: A NSW Poisons Information Centre experience', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 200, pp. 219 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja13.10982

Brett J; Lam V; Baysari MT; Milder T; Killen L; Chau AMT; McMullan B; Harkness J; Marriott D; Day RO, 2013, 'Pneumonia severity scores and prescribing antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia at an Australian hospital', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 43, pp. 97 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2055-2335.2013.tb00228.x

Brett J; Chong O; Graham GG; Ray J; Marriott D; Williams KM; Day RO, 2013, 'Antifungal Use and Therapeutic Monitoring of Plasma Concentrations of Itraconazole in Heart and Lung Transplantation Patients.', Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, vol. 35, pp. 133 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FTD.0b013e318275fe69

Wong C; Kumar SS; Graham GG; Begg EJ; Chin P; Brett J; Ray J; Marriott D; Williams KM; Day RO, 2013, 'Comparing dose prediction software used to manage gentamicin dosing', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 43, pp. 519 - 525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.12067

Brett J, 2012, 'Why have prison needle exchange programmes not yet been rolled out in the UK?', BMJ (Online), vol. 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6211

Baysari MT; Tang T; Brett J; Day RO, 2012, 'Implementation of revised aminoglycoside guidelines: Australian hospitals 'left in the lurch'', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 42, pp. 178 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2055-2335.2012.tb00163.x

Lipworth WL; Kerridge IH; Brett J; Day RO, 2011, 'How clinical and resaerch failures lead to suboptimal prescribing: the example of chronic gout', British Medical Journal, vol. 343, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7459

Lipworth WL; Kerridge I; Brett J; Day R, 2011, 'How clinical and research failures lead to suboptimal prescribing: the example of chronic gout.', British Medical Journal, vol. 343, pp. d7459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7459


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