Conjoint Associate Professor

Dr Nicholas John Brennan

medicine-health
St Vincent's Clinical School

Research Interests:
In the field of Geriatric Medicine, the effect of a multidisciplinary approach to the management of chronic neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's Disease and Dementia; the development of computerized systems of patient care, including a Geriatric Database and electronic prescibing; other areas of interest have been the development of improved models of service delivery including geriatric rehabilitation and post acute care.

Broad Research Areas:
Gerontology - Geriatrics, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Medical Informatics, Rehabilitation, Population Health

Qualifications:
MB BS Monash, FRACP

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Member of the Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine., Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Specific Research Keywords:
Alzheimer's Disease, Rehabilitation, Parkinson's disease & Related Disorders, Falls prevention, dementia

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2001
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Brennan NJ; Board N; Caplan GA, 2001, 'A Randomised Controlled Trial of the Costs of Hospital as Compared with Hospital in the Home for Acute Medical Patients', in Amander Alexander (ed.), National Demonstration Hospitals Program Phase 3: A Resource for Integrating Health Services, edn. Original, Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra, pp. 98 - 104
    Books | 2000
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Gray SJ; Brennan NJ, 2000, Rhetoric and argument in financial reporting: disclosures in profit forecasts and takeover documents, Original, Certified Accountants Educational Trust, London, UK
  • Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Sapkota S; Brien J-AE; Greenfield JR; Aslani P, 2015, 'A Systematic Review of Interventions Addressing Adherence to Anti-Diabetic Medications in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes—Components of Interventions', PLOS ONE, vol. 10, pp. e0128581 - e0128581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0128581
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Chen Y; Brennan B; Magrabi F, 2010, 'Is email an effective method for hospital discharge communication? A randomized controlled trial to examine delivery of computer-generated discharge summaries by email, fax, post and patient hand delivery', International Journal of Medical Informatics, vol. 79, pp. 167 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2009.12.006
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Hardy J; Brennan NJ, 2008, 'Computerized tomography of the brain for elderly patients presenting to the emergency department with acute confusion', Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 20, pp. 420 - 424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2008.01118.x
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Board N; Brennan NJ; Caplan GA, 2000, 'A randomised controlled trial of the costs of hospital as compared with hospital in the home for acute medical patients.', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 24, pp. 305 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2000.tb01573.x
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Board N; Brennan NJ; Caplan GA, 2000, 'Use of pathology services in re-engineered clinical pathways', Journal of Quality in Clinical Practice, vol. 20, pp. 24 - 29
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Gray SJ; Brennan NJ, 2000, 'Accountants` reports on profit forecasts: regulation and practice', Managerial Auditing Journal, vol. 15, pp. 447 - 458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02686900010356923
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Caplan GA; Ward JA; Brennan NJ; Coconis J; Board N, 1999, 'Hospital in the home: a randomised controlled trial.', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 170, pp. 156 - 160
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Dickson HG; Conforti DA; Caplan GA; Brennan NJ; Brown A; Gebski VJ; Thomas JA, 1999, 'Hospital in the home: A randomised controlled trial (multiple letters) [3]', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 171, pp. 109 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1999.tb123548.x
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Caplan GA; Brennan NJ; Brown AS, 1999, 'Hospital in the home: a randomised controlled trial (letter)', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 171, pp. 110 - 110
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Chan DK; Brennan NJ, 1999, 'Delirium: Making the diagnosis, improving the prognosis', Geriatrics, vol. 54, pp. 28 - 42
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Caplan GA; Ward JA; Brennan NJ, 1999, 'Hospital-at-home care was at least as effective, safe, and acceptable as hospitalization for older adults', Evidence-Based Medicine, vol. 4, pp. 114
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Brennan NJ; Caplan GA, 1999, 'Attitudes to osteoporosis and hormone replacement therapy among elderly female orthopaedic patients.', Osteoporosis International, vol. 9, pp. 139 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s001980050127
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Chan DK; Brennan NJ, 1999, 'Delirium: making the diagnosis, improving the prognosis.', Geriatrics, pp. 28 - 42
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Unknown ; Ward JA; Brennan NJ, 1999, 'Hospital-at-home care was at least as effective, safe, and acceptable as hospitalization for older adults', ACP Journal Club, vol. 131, pp. 7 - 7
    Journal articles | 1997
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Caplan GA; Brennan NJ; Ward JW; Coconis J; Board N, 1997, 'Hospital in the Home: a randomised controlled trial targeting the elderly', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine, pp. 735 - 735
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Brennan NJ; Caplan GA, 1996, 'Attitudes to osteoporosis among elderly female orthopaedic patients', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine, pp. 586 - 586
    Journal articles | 1985
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    McCormick PA; O'Donoghue D; Brennan N, 1985, 'Diphenoxylate and pancreatitis', Lancet, vol. 1, pp. 752
    Journal articles | 1979
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Brennan NJ; Muldowney FP, 1979, 'Causes of elevated blood urea in 100 hospital cases.', Ir J Med Sci, vol. 148, pp. 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02938048
  • Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Dr Nicholas John Brennan
    Callisaya ML; Srikanth VK; Lord SR; Close JC; Brodaty H; Sachdev PS; Phan T; Beare R; Trollor J; Wen W; Zheng J; Delbaere K, 2014, 'Sub-cortical infarcts and the risk of falls in older people: Combined results of TASCOG and Sydney MAS studies [Abstract OR51]', in Australasian Journal of Ageing, Australian Journal on Ageing, Melbourne, Australia, Vol. 33, pp. 37 - 38, presented at Australia and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, Melbourne, Australia, 28 May 2014 - 30 May 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12177

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