RDNS Institute has a distinguished record of publications in internally and internationally peer reviewed journals. We also regularly attend and present at conferences locally and internationally.

RDNS Institute representatives’ names are in bold below.



Burns, R. A., Browning, C., & Kendig, H. L. (2017). Living well with chronic disease for those older adults living in the community. International Psychogeriatrics, In Press, 1-9. doi: 10.1017/S1041610216002398

O’Loughlin, K., Browning, C., & Kendig, H. (2017). Ageing in Australia: Challenges and Opportunities (1 ed.): Springer-Verlag New York.



Browning, C., Chapman, A., Yang, H., Liu, S., Zhang, T., Enticott, J. C., & Thomas, S. A. (2016). Management of type 2 diabetes in China: the Happy Life Club, a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial using health coaches. BMJ Open, 6(3). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009319

Browning, C., & Kendig, H. (2016). The Melbourne Longitudinal Studies in Healthy Ageing Program (MELSHA). In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology (pp. 1-8). Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Browning, C., Thomas, S., Ory, M., & Kendig, H. (2016). Healthy Aging. In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Burn, K., Dennerstein, L., Browning, C., & Szoeke, C. (2016). Patterns of social engagement in the transition to later life. Maturitas, 88, 90-95. doi:

Burns, R. A., Browning, C., & Kendig, H. (In Press). Living Well with Chronic Disease for those older adults living in the community International Psychogeriatrics.

Burns, R. A., & Browning C. (2016) Wellbeing and its improvability as a national goal. In Kendig H, McDonald P & Piggott (Eds), Population Ageing and Australia’s Future

Cantwell, K., Burgess, S., Morgans, A., Smith, K., Livingston, M., & Dietze, P. (2016). Temporal trends in falls cases seen by EMS in Melbourne: The effect of residence on time of day and day of week patterns. Injury, 47(1), 266-271. doi:

Chapman, A. (2016). Psychological Aspects of Diabetes. In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology (pp. 1-8). Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Chapman, A., Meyer, C., Renehan, E., Hill, K. D., & Browning, C. J. (Advanced Access). Exercise interventions for the improvement of falls-related outcomes among older adults with diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analyses. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. doi:

Chapman, A., Yang, H., Thomas, S. A., Searle, K., & Browning, C. (2016). Barriers and enablers to the delivery of psychological care in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in China: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. BMC health services research, 16(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1358-x

Davis, J., Morgans, A., Birks, M., & Browning, C. (2016). The rhetoric and reality of nursing in aged care in Australia: views from the inside. Contemp Nurse, 52(2-3), 191-203. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1221326

Davis, J., Morgans, A., & Burgess, S. (2016). An integrative review of information management for aged care provision in Australia: minimum datasets the weakest link. Health Information Management Journal Australia. doi: 10.12826/18333575.2015.0004

Davis, J., Morgans, A., Dunne, M., & Shute, J. (2016). Supporting a good life and death in residential aged care: an exploration of service use towards end of life. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 22(9). doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2016.22.9.424

Dickins, M., Browning, C., Feldman, S., & Thomas, S. (2016). Social inclusion and the Fatosphere: The role of an online weblogging community in fostering social inclusion. Sociology of Health and Illness, 38(5), 797–811. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12397

Elliott R., Lee, C. (2016). Poor uptake and targeting of interdisciplinary medicines reviews for older people: a barrier to deprescribing. BMJ (Letters) 353:i3496 doi: 10.1136/bmj.i3496.

Elliott, R. A., Lee, C. Y., Beanland, C., Vakil, K., & Goeman, D. (2016). Medicines management, medication errors and adverse medication events in older people referred to a community nursing service: a retrospective observational study. Drugs – Real World Outcomes, 3(1), 13-24. doi: 10.1007/s40801-016-0065-6

Feldman, S., Radermacher, H., & Browning, C. (2016). Contemporary Intergenerational Relationships. In M. Cordella & H. Huang (Eds.), Rethinking Second Language Learning: Using Intergenerational Community Resources (Vol. 98). Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Fitzgerald, A., Ogrin, R., Hayes, K., Curry, J., Eljiz, K., & Radford, K. (2016). Balancing Yin and Yang: the development of a framework using Participatory Action Research for the Translation and Implementation of new practices (Part 1) Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 11(1), 14-24.

Goeman, D. (2016). Development of a model of dementia support and pathway for culturally and linguistically diverse communities using co-creation and participatory action research. BMJOpen, 2016.6: doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013064

Goeman, D. (2016). Partnering with consumers to develop a Vietnamese Dementia Talking Book. FECCA – Australia Mosaic Magazine(43, May 2016), 42-43.

Goeman, D., Conway S, Norman R, Morley J, Weerasuriya R, Osborne R, & A., B. (2016). Optimising Health Literacy and Access (Ophelia) of service provision to community dwelling older people with diabetes receiving home nursing support. Journal of Diabetes Research. doi:

Goeman, D., Michael, J., King, J., Luu H, Emmanueal C, & S., K. (2016). Partnering with consumers to develop and evaluate a Vietnamese Dementia Talking Book to support low health literacy: a co-design and participatory action research approach. BMJOpen, BMJ Open 2016;6:e011451. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011451

Goeman, D., Renehan, E., & Koch, S. (2016). What is the effectiveness of the support worker role for people with dementia and their carers? A systematic review. BMC health services research, 16(1), 1-36. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1531-2

Huang, H., Cordella, M., Browning, C., & Baumgartner, R. (2016). An innovative model for second language learning and social inclusion. In M. Cordella & H. Huang (Eds.), Rethinking Second Language Learning: Using Intergenerational Community Resources (Vol. 98). Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Joe, A., Lowthian, J.,…Browning, C., Mazza, D. (2016). After-Hours Medical Deputising Service Use by Older People. Med J Aust 2016; 205(9):397-402

Kendig, H., & Browning, C. (2016). Social research and actions on ageing well. In Kendig H, McDonald P & Piggott (Eds), Population Ageing and Australia’s Future

Laver, K., Cumming, R. G., Dyer, S. M., Agar, M. R., Anstey, K. J., Beattie, E., . . . Yates, M. W. (2016). Clinical practice guidelines for dementia in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(5), 191-193. doi: 10.5694/mja15.01339

Lee, C. Y., Elliott, R. A., Beanland, C., Pardok, N. E., & Lee, S. (2016). Medication issues in later life. In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Lee, C. Y., & Ogrin, R. (2016). ‘The “NO TEARS” diabetes medication review (The Australian context). Diabetes and Primary Care, 1(2), 65-72.

Lowthian, J. A., Lennox, A., Curtis, A., Dale, J., Browning, C., Smit, D. V., . . . Cameron, P. (2016). HOspitals and patients WoRking in Unity (HOW R U?): protocol for a prospective feasibility study of telephone peer support to improve older patients’ quality of life after emergency department discharge. BMJ Open, 6(12). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013179

Lowthian, J. A., Straney, L. D., … Cameron, P. A. (2016). Predicting functional decline in older emergency patients: The Safe Elderly Emergency Discharge Project. Age and Ageing 2016; e-pub 7/12/16

Lowthian, J. A. (2016). How do we optimise care transition of frail older people? Age and Ageing 2016 Invited Editorial: e-pub 14/9/16

Lowthian, J. A. (2016). Health Care Settings Specialising in Older Adults – Geriatric Emergency Care. In: Pachana NA (ed) Encyclopaedia of Geropsychology. Springer, New York 2016

Lynch, B. M., Boyle, T., Winkler, E., Occleston, J., Courneya, K. S., & Vallance, J. K. (2016). Patterns and correlates of accelerometer-assessed physical activity and sedentary time among colon cancer survivors. Cancer Causes & Control, 27(1), 59-68. doi: 10.1007/s10552-015-0683-4

McLelland, G., McKenna, L., Morgans, A., & Smith, K. (2016). Paramedics׳ involvement in planned home birth: A one-year case study. Midwifery, ePub ahead of print. doi:

McLelland, G., Morgans, A., & McKenna, L. (2016). Antenatal emergency care provided by paramedics: a one-year clinical profile. Prehospital Emergency Care. doi: 10.3109/10903127.2015.1128030

Merkouris, S., Dowling, N., Browning, C., & Thomas, S. (2016). Predictors of outcomes of psychological treatments for disordered gambling: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 48, 7-31. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2016.06.004

Meyer, C. (2016). Physical therapy: Impact on psycho-social wellbeing of older people. In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology (Vol. Online-first). Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Meyer, C., Dow, B., Hill, K., Tinney, J., & Hill, S. (2016). “The right way at the right time”: Insights on the uptake of falls prevention strategies from people with dementia and their caregivers Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion, online.

Michael, J.,…Ogrin R et al. (2016). Education delivered to community aged care workers based on a Diversity Conceptual Model: A preliminary evaluation using qualitative methods. Diversity and Equity in Health and Care.

O’Loughlin, K., Browning, C., Kendig, H. (Eds) (2016). Ageing in Asutralia – Challenges and Opportunities.

Ogrin, R., & Aylen, T. (2016). Improving access and support for people with type 2 diabetes: Commencing injectable therapy. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 23(9), 44.

Ogrin, R., & Forgione, N. (2016). Prevention, screening and referral of people with diabetes related foot complications in primary care. Diabetes & Primary Care Australia, 1(3).

Petrie, N., Petrie, B., Elliott, R., Lee, C. Y., Beanland, C., & Goeman, D. (2016). A new role for clinical pharmacists: working within a community nursing service. Australian Pharmacist(May), 24-25.

Petrie, N., Petrie, B., Lee, C. Y., Beanland, C., Goeman, D., & Elliott, R. (2016). Outcomes of a clinical pharmacist review for a community nursing client. Australian Pharmacist, 30-31.

Radermacher, H., Browning, C., & Feldman, S. (2016). ‘I feel very happy that I can contribute to society’: Exploring the value of the project for older people. In M. Cordella & H. Huang (Eds.), Rethinking Second Language Learning: Using Intergenerational Community Resources (Vol. 98). Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Radermacher, H., Dickins, M., Anderson, C., & Feldman, S. (Advanced Access (20/10/16)). Perceptions of gambling in Tamil and Chinese communities in Australia:  the role of saving face in perpetuating gambling stigma and hindering help-seeking. Journal of Gambling Issues. doi: 10.4309/jgi.2016.34.2

Simpson, A., Enticott, J., & Douglas, J. (2016). Socioeconomic status as a factor in Indigenous and non-Indigenous children with hearing loss: analysis of national survey data. Aust J Prim Health. doi:

Thomas, S., & Browning, C. (2016). Burden of Disease and Aging. In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Villani, M., Nanayakkara, N., Ranasinha, S., Tan, C. Y., Smith, K., Morgans, A., . . . Zoungas, S. (2016). Utilisation of emergency medical services for severe hypoglycaemia: An unrecognised health care burden. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, ePub ahead of print. doi:

Waycott, J., Morgans, A., & Vetere, F. (2016). Not For Me: Older Adults Choosing Not to Participate in a Social Isolation Intervention. Computer Human Interaction.


Eastwood, K., Stoelwinder, J., Smith, K. & Morgans, A. (2015). A novel approach for managing the growing demand for ambulance services by low-acuity patients. Australian Health Review.

Elliott, R., Goeman, D., Beanland, C. & Koch, S. (2015). Ability of older people with dementia or cognitive impairment to manage medicines regimens: a narrative review. Current Clinical Pharmacology Journal.

O’Loughlin, K., Browning, C. & Kendig, H. (2015). Ageing in Australia. Springer, 2015.

Davis, J., Morgans, A. & Burgess, S. (2015). An integrative review of information management for aged care provision in Australia: Minimum datasets the weakest link. Heatlh Information Management Journal Australia.

Al-Zubaidi, H., McNamara, K., Browning, C. & Marriott, J. (2015). Barriers and enablers to healthcare access and use among Arabic-speaking and Caucasian English-speaking patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A qualitative comparative study. BMJ Open.

Subramaniam, M., Abdin, E., Shahwan, S., Vaingankar, J., Picco, L., Browning, C.J., Thomas, S.A. & Chong, S.A. (2015). Culture and age influences upon gambling and problem gambling in Singapore: Results of a community survey. Addictive Behaviours Reports, doi:10.1016/j.abrep.2015.04.004.

Davis, J., Morgans, A., Burgess, S. & Stewart, J. (2015). Developing an Australian health and aged care research agenda: A systematic review of evidence at the subacute interface. Australian Health Review.

Shariffe-Ghazali, S., Browning, C., & Shajahan, Y. (2015). Effectiveness of personalised feedback alone or combined with peer support to improve physical activity in sedentary older Malays with type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial. Frontiers in Public Health.

Lee, C.Y., Beanland, C., Goeman, D., Johnson, A., Thorn, S., Koch, S & Elliott, R.A. (2015). Evaluation of a support worker role, within a nurse delegation and supervision model, for provision of medicines support for older people living at home: the Workforce Innovation for Safe and Effective (WISE) medicines case study. BMC Health Services Research.

Burns, R.A., Browning, C., & Kendig, H. (2015). Examining the 16-year trajectories of mental health and wellbeing through the transition into widowhood. International Psychogeriatrics, doi:10.1017/S1041610215000472.

Browning, C.J. & Thomas, S.A. (2015). Global trends in healthy ageing. Book – Springer, 2015.

Goeman, D., Harvey, K., Lee, C., Petrie, N., Beanland, C., Culhane, C. & Koch, S. (2015). How prolific is psychotropic medicines use in people with dementia in Australia within the community setting: a retrospective analysis. Drug – Real World Outcomes 2015: DOI 10.100764801-015-0038-1.

Browning, C., Yang, H., Zhang, T., Chapman, A., Liu, S., Enticott, J. & Thomas, S. (2015). Implementing a chronic disease self-management program into China: The Happy Life Club. Frontiers in Public Health, doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00181

Browning, C. & Thomas, S. (2015). Implementing chronic disease self-management approaches in Australia and the United Kingdom. Frontiers in Public Health, doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00162.

Elliott, R.A. Lee, C.Y. & Hussainy, S. (2015). Medication discrepancies and delays at a residential aged care facility using a hybrid paper-electronic medication management system. Australian Health Review.

Subramaniam, M., Wang, P., Soh, P., Vaingankar, J.A., Chong, S.A., Browning, C.J., et al. (2015). Prevalence and determinants of gambling disorder among older adults: A systematic review. Addictive Behaviours Reports, 41, 199-209.

Chapman, A., Liu, S., Merkouris, S., Enticott, J., Yang, H., Browning, C. & Thomas, S. (2015). Psychological interventions for the management of glycemic and psychological outcomes of type 2 diabetes mellitus in China: A systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials. Frontiers in Public Health.

Goeman, D. & Beanland, C. (2015). Psychotopic drugs: high use for little benefit. Australian Journal of Dementia Care 2015;4: 14-15.

MacPhail, A., Chadwick, L., McAuliffe, L., Wells, Y. & Koch, S. (2015). Senior staff perspective of a quality indicator program in public sector residential aged care services: A qualitative cross-sectional study in Victoria, Australia. Australian Health Review.

Dickins, M., Browning, C., Feldman, S. & Thomas, S. (2015). Social inclusion and the Fatosphere: The role of an online weblogging community in fostering social inclusion. Sociology of Health and Illness.

Ansari, R., Dixon, J. & Browning, C. (2015). Systematic review of diabetes self-management: Focussing on the middle-aged population of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Cantwell, K., Morgans, A., Dietze, P., Burgess, S., Livingstone, M. & Smith, K. (2015). Temporal trends in falls cases seen by EMS in Melbourne: the effect of residence on time of day, day of week patterns. Injury.

Burns, R.A. & Browning, C. (2015). Wellbeing and its improvability as national goals. Book chapter in Kendig, H., McDonald, P. & Piggott, J. (eds) Population Ageing and Australia’s Future. ANU.


Goeman, D. (2014). A journey – but where is the start line? ANMJ, 21(7), 36–37.

Edsberg, L.E., Wyffels, J.T., Ogrin, R., Craven, C. & Houghton, P. (2014).  A pilot study evaluating protein abundance in pressure ulcer fluid from people with and without spinal cord injury.  The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, ePub June 2014.  DOI: 10.1179/2045772314Y.0000000212.

Kapp, S. (2014). Clinical Practice: Getting stockings on and off. Nursing Review.

Crane, M., Douglass, J., Goeman, D. & Jenkins, C. (2014). Device technique can be improved in older adults through tailored education. Primary Care Respiratory Journal.

Miller, C., Kapp, S. & Donohue, L. (2014). Examining factors that influence the adoption of health-promoting behaviours among people with venous disease. International Wound Journal, 11(2), 138-146.

Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. & Rawson, H. (2014). Families’ experiences of their interactions with staff in an Australian intensive care unit (ICU): a qualitative study. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing. Article in press.

Elliott, R., Goeman, D., Beanland, C. & Koch, S. (2014). Medicines Management and assessment of capacity in older people with dementia. Current Clinical Pharmacology Journal.

Kapp, S., Simpson, K. & Santamaria, N. (2014). Perspectives on living with and self treating venous leg ulcers: A persons story and a health care perspective. Wound Practice and Research, 22 (2), 98-101.

Kapp, S. (2014). Preventing leg ulcers by enabling people to apply and remove their compression stockings. Aged Care Insite.

Goeman, D. (2014). RDNS Institute – relevant and focussed. PHCRIS Infonet, 18(3), 2.

Goeman, D. (2014). RDNS Nurse led dementia trial. Aged Care Insite.

Kapp, S., Miller, C. & Rist, G. (2014). The experiences of self management following venous leg ulcer healing. Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Adams, T., Orchard, C., Houghton, P.E., & Ogrin, R. (2014). The metamorphosis of a collaborative team: From creation to operation. Journal of Interprofessional Care.   E-publication 0(0):1-6. PubMed PMID: 24593331. doi:10.3109/13561820.2014.891571.

Ibrahim, J., Chadwick, L., MacPhail, A., McAuliffe, L., Koch, S. & Wells, Y.  (2014). Use of quality indicators in nursing homes in Victoria, Australia: A cross-sectional descriptive survey. Journal of Aging and Health, doi: 10.1177/0898264314531619.

Ogrin, R. (2014). We have the evidence to improve venous leg ulcer outcomes: How do we get this evidence into practice? Wound Practice and Research, in press.

Slegers, C., Zion, D., Glass, D., Kelsall, H., Fritschi, L., Brown, N. & Loff, B. (2014). Why do people participate in epidemiological research?. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.

Kapp, S. (2014). Wound-management study to help seniors. The Heidelberg Leader. 4th March, general news.


Goeman, D., Abramson, M., McCarthy, E., Zubrinich, C., & Douglass, J. (2013). Asthma mortality in Australia in the 21st Century: a case series analysis. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002539.doi:10.1136/bmjopen-20120002539.

Goeman, D., Jenkins, C., Cran, M., & Douglass, J. (2013). Educational intervention for older people with asthma: a randomised controlled trial. Patient Education & Counselling 2013:dx.doi:org/10.1016/j.pec.2013.08.014.

Ogrin, R., Houghton, P.E., & Thompson, G.W. (2013). Effective management of patients with diabetes foot ulcers: outcomes of an interprofessional diabetes foot ulcer team. International Wound Journal.

Dow, B., Hempton, C., Cortes-Simonet, E.N., Ellis, K., Koch, S., LoGiudice, D., Mastwyk, M., Livingston, G., Cooper, C., & Ames, D. (2013) Health Professionals’ and Students’ Perceptions of Elder Abuse. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 32(1), 48-51.

Keady, J., Jones, L., Ward, R., Koch, S., Swarbrick, C., Hellstrom, I., Davies-Quarrell, V. & Williams, S. (2013).  Introducing the bio-psycho-social-physical model of dementia through a collective case study design. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(19-20): 2768-2777 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04292.x.

Duane, F., Brasher, K., & Koch, S. (2013) Living alone with dementia. Dementia, 12(1), 123-136.

Beanland, C. (2013). Tackling the workforce shortage. Australian Nursing Journal, 20(11), 47–48.

Santamaria, N. & Kapp, S. (2013). TeleWound care – providing remote wound assessment and treatment in the home care setting: current status and future directions. Journal of Smart Homecare Technology and Telehealth.

Kapp, S., Miller, C. & Donohue, L. (2013). The clinical effectiveness of two compression stocking treatments on venous leg ulcer recurrence: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds.

Michael, J., Aylen, T., & Ogrin, R. (2013). The development of a translation standard to support the improvement of health literacy and provide consistent high quality information. Australian Health Review, 37, 547-551.

Koch, S., Goeman, D., Beanland, C. & Duane, F. (2013). The essential role of the dementia specialist. Nursing Review.

Duane, F., Goeman, D., Beanland, C., & Koch, S. (2013). The role of a clinical nurse consultant dementia specialist: a qualitative study. Dementia (in press).

Kapp, S., Miller, C. & Donohue, L. (2013). The use and acceptability of devices for compression stocking application and removal. Wound Practice and Research.


Goeman, D., Walters, J. & Ross, C. (2012).  Anticipating the outcomes and care choices for people living with COPD. Primary Care Respiratory Journal.

Crane, M., Douglass, J., Goeman, D. & Jenkins, C. (2012).  Development and Validation of the Patient Asthma Concerns Tool (PACT) to identify the needs of older people with asthma. Respiratory Medicine.

Miller, C., Kapp, S. & Donohue, L. (published online 2012). Examining factors that influence the adoption of health-promoting behaviours among people with venous disease. International Wound Journal.

Miller, C., Karimi, L., Donohue, L. & Kapp, S. (2012) Interrater and Intrarater Reliability of Silhouette Wound Imaging Device. Advances in Skin and Wound Care, 25 (11), 513-518.

Koch, S. (2012).  Living with ageing and dying: palliative and end of life care for older people. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(6), 588-589.

Karimi, L., Miller, C., Donohue, L., Nunn, R., McGuiness, W., Czech, T., Arnold, C. & Sunderland, J. (2012). Resolving chronic wound pain using low intensity laser therapy (LILT): a proof of concept study. Wound Practice and Research, 20(3), 159-168.

Kapp, S. (2012, early access online). Successful implementation of clinical practice guidelines for pressure risk management in a home nursing setting. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

Kapp, S., Miller, C. & Elder, K. (2012, early access online). The impact of providing product funding for compression bandaging and medical footwear on compression use, wound healing and quality of life. International Wound Journal.

Bauer, M., Rayner, J., Koch, S. & Chenco, C. (2012).  The use of multi-sensory interventions to manage dementia-related behaviours in the residential aged care setting: a survey of one Australia state. Journal of Clinical Nursing.