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Health Sciences profile

Dr Ben Hudson

PositionHead of Department and Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of General Practice (Christchurch)
QualificationsMB BS MRCGP
Research summaryGeneral Practice

Research

* Risk communication
* Pain management in osteoarthritis

Publications

Darlow, B., Brown, M., Hudson, B., Frew, G., Clark, J., Vincent, L., Grainger, R., Marra, C., McKinlay, E., Abbott, J. H., & Briggs, A. (2022). Knee osteoarthritis and the knowledgeable, trustworthy pharmacist: Patient and pharmacist perceptions of community pharmacy-based education and support. Musculoskeletal Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/msc.1660

Darlow, B., Brown, M., Hudson, B., Frew, G., Clark, J., Vincent, L., Abbott, J. H., … Grainger, R., Marra, C., McKinlay, E., & Stanley, J. (2022). Feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of two types of written information for people with knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage Open, 4, 100254. doi: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2022.100254

Aindow, S., Crossin, R., Toop, L., & Hudson, B. (2021). Managing the misuse potential and risk of psychological harm from gabapentinoids in primary care in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(4), 302-307. doi: 10.1071/hc21011

Wilson, G., Windner, Z., Bidwell, S., Dowell, A., Toop, L., Savage, R., & Hudson, B. (2021). Navigating the health system during COVID-19: Primary care perspectives on delayed patient care. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1546), 17-27. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Gardiner, S. J., Duffy, E. J., Chambers, S. T., Thomas, M. G., Addidle, M., Arnold, B., … Balm, M. N. D., … Berger, S., … Birch, M., Blackmore, T. K., Bloomfield, M., … Bupha-Intr, O., … Campbell, C., Chin, P. K. L., Dalton, S. C., … Douglas, N. M., … Elvy, J., Everts, R., … Hudson, B., … Isenman, H., Issa, M., Kelly, M. J., Li, C., … Maze, M., Metcalf, S. C. L., McCall, C., Murdoch, D., … Pithie, A., Raymond, N., … Ussher, J. E., … Walls, T., & Yew, H. S. (2021). Antimicrobial stewardship in human healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand: Urgent call for national leadership and co-ordinated efforts to preserve antimicrobial effectiveness. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1544), 113-128. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Darlow, B., Brown, M., Hudson, B., Frew, G., Clark, J., Vincent, L., Abbott, J. H., … Grainger, R., Marra, C., McKinlay, E., & Stanley, J. (2022). Feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of two types of written information for people with knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage Open, 4, 100254. doi: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2022.100254

Journal - Research Article

Darlow, B., Brown, M., Hudson, B., Frew, G., Clark, J., Vincent, L., Grainger, R., Marra, C., McKinlay, E., Abbott, J. H., & Briggs, A. (2022). Knee osteoarthritis and the knowledgeable, trustworthy pharmacist: Patient and pharmacist perceptions of community pharmacy-based education and support. Musculoskeletal Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/msc.1660

Journal - Research Article

Hudson, B., Williman, J. A., Stamp, L. K., Alchin, J. S., Hooper, G. J., Mangin, D., Lennox Thompson, B. F., & Toop, L. (2021). Nortriptyline for pain in knee osteoarthritis in general practice: A double blind randomised controlled trial. British Journal of General Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.3399/bjgp.2020.0797

Journal - Research Article

Wilson, G., Currie, O., Bidwell, S., Saeed, B., Dowell, A., Halim, A. A., Toop, L., Richardson, A., Savage, R., & Hudson, B. (2021). Empty waiting rooms: The New Zealand general practice experience with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1538), 89-101. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Wilson, G., Windner, Z., Bidwell, S., Currie, O., Dowell, A., Halim, A. A., Toop, L., Savage, R., Ranaweera, U., Beadel, H., & Hudson, B. (2021). 'Here to stay': Changes to prescribing medication in general practice during the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(3), 222-230. doi: 10.1071/hc21035

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Wilson, G., Windner, Z., Bidwell, S., Dowell, A., Toop, L., Savage, R., & Hudson, B. (2021). Navigating the health system during COVID-19: Primary care perspectives on delayed patient care. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1546), 17-27. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Beadel, H., Halim, A., Bridgford, P., & Hudson, B. (2020). Lipid monitoring in a community cohort of people taking statins: Who is tested and is testing associated with subsequent alteration in therapy? New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1518), 54-63. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Darlow, B., Brown, M., Grainger, R., Hudson, B., Briggs, A. M., Abbott, J. H., & McKinlay, E. (2020). Stakeholder views about a novel consumer health resource for knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage Open, 2, 100058. doi: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2020.100058

Journal - Research Article

Stamp, L. K., Chapman, P., Hudson, B., Frampton, C., Hamilton, G., & Judd, A. (2019). The challenges of managing gout in primary care: Results of a best-practice audit. Australian Journal of General Practice, 48(9), 631-637. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-04-19-4909

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Darlow, B., Brown, M., Thompson, B., Hudson, B., Grainger, R., McKinlay, E., & Abbott, J. H. (2018). Living with osteoarthritis is a balancing act: An exploration of patients' beliefs about. BMC Rheumatology, 2, 15. doi: 10.1186/s41927-018-0023-x

Journal - Research Article

Rolston, C. J., Conner, T. S., Stamp, L. K., Neha, T., Pitama, S., Fanning, N., … Hudson, B., Hegarty, R. M., & Treharne, G. J. (2018). Improving gout education from patients’ perspectives: A focus group study of Māori and Pākehā people with gout. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(3), 194-200. doi: 10.1071/HC18010

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Treharne, G. J., Richardson, A. C., Neha, T., Fanning, N., Janes, R., Hudson, B., … Pitama, S., & Stamp, L. K. (2018). Education preferences of people with gout: Exploring differences between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples from rural and urban locations. Arthritis Care & Research, 70(2), 260-267. doi: 10.1002/acr.23272

Journal - Research Article

Bagshaw, P., Bagshaw, S., Frampton, C., Gauld, R., Green, T., Harris, C., Hornblow, A., Hudson, B., … Toop, L. (2017). Pilot study of methods for assessing unmet secondary health care need in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1452), 23-38. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Christie, C., Bidwell, S., Copeland, A., & Hudson, B. (2017). Self-care of Canterbury general practitioners, nurse practitioners, practice nurses and community pharmacists. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(4), 286-291. doi: 10.1071/HC17034

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Parker, J. E., Hudson, B., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2014). Influences on final year medical students' attitudes to general practice as a career. Journal of Primary Health Care, 6(1), 56-63.

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Hudson, B., Toop, L., Mangin, D., Brunton, C., Jennings, L., & Fletcher, L. (2013). Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09: Risk of infection in primary healthcare workers. British Journal of General Practice, 63(611), e416-e422. doi: 10.3399/bjgp13X668212

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Sanders, A. D., Stevenson, C., Pearson, J., Burt, M., McGeoch, G., Hudson, B., & Eglinton, T. W. (2013). A novel pathway for investigation of colorectal symptoms with colonoscopy or computed tomography colonography. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1382). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Arroll, B., Allan, G. M., Elley, C. R., Kenealy, T., McCormack, J., Hudson, B., & Hoare, K. (2012). Diagnosis in primary care: Probabilistic reasoning. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(2), 166-173.

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Hudson, B., Zarifeh, A., Young, L., & Wells, J. E. (2012). Patients' expectations of screening and preventive treatments. Annals of Family Medicine, 10(6), 495-502. doi: 10.1370/afm.1407

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Hudson, B., Toop, L., Mangin, D., & Pearson, J. (2011). Risk communication methods in hip fracture prevention: A randomised trial in primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 61(589), e469-e476. doi: 10.3399/bjgp11X588439

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Aindow, S., Crossin, R., Toop, L., & Hudson, B. (2021). Managing the misuse potential and risk of psychological harm from gabapentinoids in primary care in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(4), 302-307. doi: 10.1071/hc21011

Journal - Research Other

Gardiner, S. J., Duffy, E. J., Chambers, S. T., Thomas, M. G., Addidle, M., Arnold, B., … Balm, M. N. D., … Berger, S., … Birch, M., Blackmore, T. K., Bloomfield, M., … Bupha-Intr, O., … Campbell, C., Chin, P. K. L., Dalton, S. C., … Douglas, N. M., … Elvy, J., Everts, R., … Hudson, B., … Isenman, H., Issa, M., Kelly, M. J., Li, C., … Maze, M., Metcalf, S. C. L., McCall, C., Murdoch, D., … Pithie, A., Raymond, N., … Ussher, J. E., … Walls, T., & Yew, H. S. (2021). Antimicrobial stewardship in human healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand: Urgent call for national leadership and co-ordinated efforts to preserve antimicrobial effectiveness. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1544), 113-128. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B., Pitama, S., McBain, L., Robson, B., Stokes, T., Baxter, J., & Crampton, P. (2021). A brief response to Hawkins: A call for socially responsive research in Māori health. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(3), 204. doi: 10.1071/hc21094

Journal - Research Other

Murdoch, D., Addidle, M., Andersson, H.-S., Arnold, B., Balm, M., Benschop, J., … Birch, M., … Brunton, C., … Chambers, S., … Dalton, S., … Everts, R., … Freeman, J., French, N., … Hudson, B., … Ikram, R., Jack, S., Kelly, M., Lamont, I., Maze, M. J., … Metcalf, S., … Murton, S., … Pink, R., Pithie, A., … Priest, P., Raymond, N., … Taylor, J., … Upton, A., Ussher, J., Werno, A., & Wiles, S. (2020). Politicians: Please work together to minimise the spread of COVID-19. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1511), 7-8. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Lunt, H., & Hudson, B. (2017). Metformin: A golden oldie. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1465), 9-11. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B., Williman, J. A., Stamp, L. K., Alchin, J. S., Hooper, G. J., Mangin, D., Thompson, B. F., & Toop, L. (2015). Nortriptyline in knee osteoarthritis (NortIKA Study): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16, 448. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0961-1

Journal - Research Other

Hoffmann, T. C., Légaré, F., Simmons, M. B., McNamara, K., McCaffery, K., Trevena, L. J., Hudson, B., & Glaszlou, P. P. (2014). Shared decision making: What do clinicians need to know and why should they bother? Medical Journal of Australia, 201(1), 35-39. doi: 10.5694/mja14.00002

Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B. (2012). Lower urinary tract symptoms and PSA testing. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(4), 349-350. [Letter].

Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B., Alderton, A., Doocey, C., Nicholson, D., Toop, L., & Day, A. S. (2012). Crying and spilling: Time to stop the overmedicalisation of normal infant behaviour. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1367). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Mangin, D., Hudson, B., & Toop, L. (2012). Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: Letting the genie out of the bottle? New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1364). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B. (2010). Vitamin B-12 deficiency. BMJ, 340, c2305. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c2305

Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B. (2009). Tyneside to New Zealand [Essay]. Journal of Primary Health Care, 1(2), 154-155.

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