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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Sisira Jayathissa

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Wellington)
QualificationsMBBS, MD, MMedSc, MBS FRCP FRACP, FAFPHM, FNZCPHM
Research summaryMedicine and community health

Research

Health service research aiming at quality improvement, and pharmacoepidemiological research.

Publications

Wilson, A. D., Kelly, M. J., Henderson, E., McBain, L., Jayathissa, S., & Loring, B. (2019). Reducing inappropriate urine testing at Hutt Valley District Health Board using Choosing Wisely principles. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1488), 11-20. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Jayathissa, S., Dixon, P., Bruce, R., & Reith, D. (2017). Refining metformin prescribing in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1452), 49-53. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Sharma, R., Jayathissa, S., & Weatherall, M. (2016). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge and opinions on end of life decision making of older adults admitted to an acute medical service. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1428), 25-35. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Joshi, P., Watson, E., Rosemergy, I., & Jayathissa, S. (2015). Inequities in provision of seizure care across the Wellington region. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1417). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Thorne, K., Dee, S., & Jayathissa, S. (2015). Prescriber compliance with renal function monitoring in patients taking dabigatran (Pradaxa). New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1426). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Wilson, A. D., Kelly, M. J., Henderson, E., McBain, L., Jayathissa, S., & Loring, B. (2019). Reducing inappropriate urine testing at Hutt Valley District Health Board using Choosing Wisely principles. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1488), 11-20. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Sharma, R., Jayathissa, S., & Weatherall, M. (2016). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge and opinions on end of life decision making of older adults admitted to an acute medical service. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1428), 25-35. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Joshi, P., Watson, E., Rosemergy, I., & Jayathissa, S. (2015). Inequities in provision of seizure care across the Wellington region. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1417). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Thorne, K., Dee, S., & Jayathissa, S. (2015). Prescriber compliance with renal function monitoring in patients taking dabigatran (Pradaxa). New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1426). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Tan, P. C. M., Robinson, G., Jayathissa, S., & Weatherall, M. (2014). Coming to work sick: A survey of hospital doctors in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1399). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Burgess, N. G., Vyas, R., Hudson, J., Browne, O., Lee, Y., Jayathissa, S., & Thomson, T. (2012). Improved stroke care processes and outcomes following the institution of an acute stroke unit at a New Zealand district general hospital. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1364). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Epstein, E., Jayathissa, S., & Dee, S. (2012). Chest tube drainage of pleural effusions: An audit of current practice and complications at Hutt Hospital. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1354). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Journal - Research Other

Jayathissa, S., Dixon, P., Bruce, R., & Reith, D. (2017). Refining metformin prescribing in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1452), 49-53. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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