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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Professor Mark Weatherall

PositionProfessor and Head of Department
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Wellington)
QualificationsMB ChB FRACP
Research summaryGeriatric medicine and rehabilitation

Research

Mark works as a consultant geriatrician for Capital and Coast Health DHB with special interest in ortho-geriatrics, urinary incontinence and the rehabilitation of older adults. He also has particular expertise in applied statistics including meta-analysis of health care interventions.

Publications

Foliaki, S., Pulu, V., Denison, H., Weatherall, M., & Douwes, J. (2020). Pacific meets west in addressing palliative care for Pacific populations in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A qualitative study. BMC Palliative Care, 19, 100. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00604-2

Baggott, C., Hansen, P., Hancox, R. J., Hardy, J. K., Sparks, J., Holliday, M., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., … Fingleton, J., on behalf of the PRACTICAL discrete choice experiment study team. (2020). What matters most to patients when choosing treatment for mild-moderate asthma? Results from a discrete choice experiment. Thorax. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-214343

Hardy, J., Tewhaiti-Smith, J., Baggott, C., Fingleton, J., Semprini, A., Holliday, M., Hancox, R. J., Weatherall, M., & Harwood, M. (2020). Combination budesonide/formoterol inhaler as sole reliever therapy in Māori and Pacific people with mild and moderate asthma. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1520), 68-79. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Pilcher, J., Ploen, L., McKinstry, S., Bardsley, G., Chien, J., Howard, L., … Beckert, L., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2020). A multicentre prospective observational study comparing arterial blood gas values to those obtained by pulse oximeters used in adult patients attending Australian and New Zealand hospitals. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 20, 7. doi: 10.1186/s12890-019-1007-3

Pavord, I. D., Holliday, M., Reddel, H. K., Braithwaite, I., Ebmeier, S., Hancox, R. J., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., on behalf of the Novel START Study Team. (2020). Predictive value of blood eosinophils and exhaled nitric oxide in adults with mild asthma: A prespecified subgroup analysis of an open-label, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 8, 671-680. doi: 10.1016/s2213-2600(20)30053-9

Journal - Research Article

Foliaki, S., Pulu, V., Denison, H., Weatherall, M., & Douwes, J. (2020). Pacific meets west in addressing palliative care for Pacific populations in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A qualitative study. BMC Palliative Care, 19, 100. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00604-2

Pavord, I. D., Holliday, M., Reddel, H. K., Braithwaite, I., Ebmeier, S., Hancox, R. J., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., on behalf of the Novel START Study Team. (2020). Predictive value of blood eosinophils and exhaled nitric oxide in adults with mild asthma: A prespecified subgroup analysis of an open-label, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 8, 671-680. doi: 10.1016/s2213-2600(20)30053-9

Pilcher, J., Ploen, L., McKinstry, S., Bardsley, G., Chien, J., Howard, L., … Beckert, L., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2020). A multicentre prospective observational study comparing arterial blood gas values to those obtained by pulse oximeters used in adult patients attending Australian and New Zealand hospitals. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 20, 7. doi: 10.1186/s12890-019-1007-3

Hardy, J., Tewhaiti-Smith, J., Baggott, C., Fingleton, J., Semprini, A., Holliday, M., Hancox, R. J., Weatherall, M., & Harwood, M. (2020). Combination budesonide/formoterol inhaler as sole reliever therapy in Māori and Pacific people with mild and moderate asthma. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1520), 68-79. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Baggott, C., Hansen, P., Hancox, R. J., Hardy, J. K., Sparks, J., Holliday, M., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., … Fingleton, J., on behalf of the PRACTICAL discrete choice experiment study team. (2020). What matters most to patients when choosing treatment for mild-moderate asthma? Results from a discrete choice experiment. Thorax. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-214343

Maijers, I., Kearns, N., Harper, J., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2020). Oral steroid-sparing effect of high dose inhaled corticosteroids in asthma. European Respiratory Journal, 55(1901147). doi: 10.1183/13993003.01147-2019

Kearns, N., Maijers, I., Harper, J., Beasley, R., & Weatherall, M. (2020). Inhaled corticosteroids in acute asthma: A systemic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 8(2), 605-617.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.08.051

Pilcher, J., Thayabaran, D., Ebmeier, S., Williams, M., Back, G., Collie, H., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2020). The effect of 50% oxygen on PtCO2 in patients with stable COPD, bronchiectasis, and neuromuscular disease or kyphoscoliosis: Randomised cross-over trials. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 20, 125. doi: 10.1186/s12890-020-1132-z

Baggott, C., Reddel, H. K., Hardy, J., Sparks, J., Holliday, M., Corin, A., … Reid, J., … Hancox, R. J., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., … on behalf of the PRACTICAL study team. (2020). Patient preferences for symptom-driven or regular preventer treatment in mild to moderate asthma: Findings from the PRACTICAL study, a randomised clinical trial. European Respiratory Journal, 55, 1902073. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02073-2019

Fu, V., Weatherall, M., McPherson, K., Taylor, W., McRae, A., Thomson, T., … McNaughton, H. (2020). Taking charge after stroke: A randomized controlled trial of a person-centered, self-directed rehabilitation intervention. International Journal of Stroke. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1747493020915144

Baggott, C., Hardy, J., Sparks, J., Holliday, M., Hall, D., Vohlidkova, A., Hancox, R., Weatherall, M., … Beasley, R., on behalf of the PRACTICAL study team. (2020). Self-titration of inhaled corticosteroid and beta2-agonist in response to symptoms in mild asthma: A pre-specified analysis from the PRACTICAL study, a randomised controlled trial. European Respiratory Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00170-2020

Poot, B., Nelson, K., Zonneveld, R., & Weatherall, M. (2020). Potentially inappropriate medicine prescribing by nurse practitioners in New Zealand. Journal of the American Association for Nurse Practitioners, 32(3), 220-228. doi: 10.1097/jxx.0000000000000239

Poot, B., Travers, J., Weatherall, M., & McGinty, M. (2019). Cognitive function during exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Internal Medicine Journal, 49, 1307-1312. doi: 10.1111/imj.14259

Leadbetter, R., Weatherall, M., & Pelosi, L. (2019). Nerve ultrasound as a diagnostic tool for sensory neuronopathy in spinocerebellar ataxia syndrome. Clinical Neurophysiology, 130, 568-572. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2018.12.010

Hay-Smith, E. J., Englas, K., Dumoulin, C., Ferreira, C. H. J., Frawley, H., & Weatherall, M. (2019). The Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT) in a systematic review of exercise-based rehabilitation effectiveness: Completeness of reporting, rater agreement, and utility. European Journal of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine, 55(3), 342-352. doi: 10.23736/s1973-9087.19.05791-5

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2019). Blood pressure and hypertension in people living at high altitude in Nepal. Hypertension Research, 42, 284-291. doi: 10.1038/s41440-018-0138-x

Semprini, A., Singer, J., Braithwaite, I., Shortt, N., Thayabaran, D., McConnell, M., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2019). Kanuka honey versus aciclovir for the topical treatment of herpes simplex labialis: A randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 9(5), e026201. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026201

Semprini, R., Shortt, N., Ebmeier, S., Semprini, A., Varughese, R., Holweg, C. T. J., … Fingleton, J., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Braithwaite, I. (2019). Change in biomarkers of type-2 inflammation following severe exacerbations of asthma. Thorax, 74, 95-98. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-211657

Smyth, D., Mossman, S., Weatherall, M., Jolliffe, E., Joshi, P., Taylor, J., Thorne, K., … Schneider, E. (2019). Gentamicin vestibulotoxicity with modern systemic dosing regimens: A prospective study using video-oculography. Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 139(9), 759-768. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2019.1637935

Adams, M., Weatherall, M., & Bell, E. (2019). A cohort study of the association between psychosocial factors and pain in patients with Spinal Cord Injury and stroke. NeuroRehabilitation, 45(3), 419-427. doi: 10.3233/nre-192872

McKinstry, S., Singer, J., Baarsma, J. P., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Fingleton, J. (2019). Nasal high-flow therapy compared with non-invasive ventilation in COPD patients with chronic respiratory failure: A randomized controlled cross-over trial. Respirology, 24, 1081-1087. doi: 10.1111/resp.13575

Saito, Y., Tomori, K., Sawada, T., Takahashi, S., Nakatsuka, S., Sugawara, H., … Weatherall, M., & Levack, W. (2019). Determining whether occupational therapy goals match between pairs of occupational therapists and their clients: A cross-sectional study. Disability & Rehabilitation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1643417

Young, P. J., Bellomo, R., Bernard, G. R., Niven, D. J., Schortgen, F., Saxena, M., Beasley, R., & Weatherall, M. (2019). Fever control in critically ill adults: An individual patient data meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Intensive Care Medicine, 45, 468-476. doi: 10.1007/s00134-019-05553-w

Hardy, J., Baggott, C., Fingleton, J., Reddel, H. K., Hancox, R. J., Harwood, M., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., on behalf of the PRACTICAL study team. (2019). Budesonide-formoterol reliever therapy versus maintenance budesonide plus terbutaline reliever therapy in adults with mild to moderate asthma (PRACTICAL): A 52-week, open-label, multicentre, superiority, randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 394, 919-928. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31948-8

Beasley, R., Holliday, M., Reddel, H. K., Braithwaite, I., Ebmeier, S., Hancox, R. J., … Weatherall, M., for the Novel START Study Team, including Fingleton, J., Semprini, A., & Reid, J. (2019). Controlled trial of budesonide–formorterol as needed for mild asthma. New England Journal of Medicine, 380(21), 2020-2030. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1901963

Beasley, R., Harper, J., Bird, G., Dunphy, H., Semprini, A., Pavord, I. D., … Weatherall, M. (2019). Dose-response relationship of ICS/fast-onset LABA as reliever therapy in asthma. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 19, 264. doi: 10.1186/s12890-019-1014-4

Weinkove, R., Bowden, E., Wood, C., Campion, V., Carter, J., Hall, R., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Young, P. (2019). A randomized controlled feasibility trial of paracetamol during febrile neutropenia in hemato-oncology patients. Leukemia & Lymphoma, 60(6), 1540-1547. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2018.1538512

McTavish, L., Corley, B., Weatherall, M., Wiltshire, E., & Krebs, J. D. (2018). Weight-based carbohydrate treatment of hypoglycaemia in people with Type 1 diabetes using insulin pump therapy: A randomized crossover clinical trial. Diabetic Medicine, 35(3), 339-346. doi: 10.1111/dme.13576

Bardsley, G., Pilcher, J., McKinstry, S., Shirtcliffe, P., Berry, J., Fingleton, J., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2018). Oxygen versus air-driven nebulisers for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 18, 157. doi: 10.1186/s12890-018-0720-7

Shortt, N., Poyntz, H., Young, W., Jones, A., Gestin, A., Mooney, A., … Weatherall, M., … Forbes-Blom, E. (2018). A feasibility study: Association between gut microbiota enterotype and antibody response to seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine in adults. Clinical & Translational Immunology, 7(3), e1013. doi: 10.1002/cti2.1013

McKinstry, S., Pilcher, J., Bardsley, G., Berry, J. G., Van de Hei, S., Braithwaite, I., Fingleton, J., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2018). Nasal high flow therapy and PtCO2 in stable COPD: A randomized controlled cross-over trial. Respirology, 23(4), 378-384. doi: 10.1111/resp.13185

Kersten, P., Cummins, C., Kayes, N., Babbage, D., Elder, H., Foster, A., Weatherall, M., … McPherson, K. (2018). Making sense of recovery after traumatic brain injury through a peer mentoring intervention: A qualitative exploration. BMJ Open, 8(10), e020672. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020672

Van de Hei, S., McKinstry, S., Bardsley, G., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Fingleton, J. (2018). Randomised controlled trial of rhinothermy for treatment of the common cold: A feasibility study. BMJ Open, 8(3), e019350. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019350

Ranta, A., Dovey, S., Gommans, J., Tilyard, M., & Weatherall, M. (2018). Impact of general practitioner transient ischemic attack training on 90-day stroke outcomes: Secondary analysis of a cluster randomized controlled trial. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases, 27(7), 2014-2018. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2018.02.064

Burston, A., Mossman, S., Mossman, B., & Weatherall, M. (2018). Comparison of the video head impulse test with the caloric test in patients with sub-acute and chronic vestibular disorders. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 47, 294-298. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2017.10.040

Chan, L., McNaughton, H., & Weatherall, M. (2018). Are physical activity levels of health care professionals consistent with activity guidelines? A prospective cohort study in New Zealand. JRSM Cardiovascular Disease, 7, 1-4. doi: 10.1177/2048004017749015

Corley, B. T., Carroll, R. W., Weatherall, M., Parry-Strong, A., & Krebs, J. D. (2018). Intermittent fasting in Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the risk of hypoglycaemia: A randomized controlled trial. Diabetic Medicine, 35(5), 588-594. doi: 10.1111/dme.13595

Hunter, S. A., Martin, R., Weatherall, M., & Galletly, D. (2018). Anesthetists and surgeons predict postoperative pain. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 33(2), 200-208. doi: 10.1016/j.jopan.2016.06.008

Tan, E., Varughese, R., Semprini, R., Montgomery, B., Holweg, C., Olsson, J., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Braithwaite, I. (2018). Serum periostin levels in adults of Chinese descent: An observational study. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, 14, 87. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0312-3

Varughese, R., Semprini, R., Munro, C., Fingleton, J., Holweg, C., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Braithwaite, I. (2018). Serum periostin levels following small bone fractures, long bone fractures and joint replacements: An observational study. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, 14, 30. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0254-9

Ebmeier, S. J., Barker, M., Bacon, M., Beasley, R. C., Bellomo, R., Knee Chong, C., … Weatherall, M., & Young, P. J. (2018). A two centre observational study of simultaneous pulse oximetry and arterial oxygen saturation recordings in intensive care unit patients. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 46(3), 297-303.

Krebs, J. D., Weatherall, M., Corley, B., Wiltshire, E., & McTavish, L. (2018). Optimizing the management of hypoglycaemia in individuals with type 2 diabetes: A randomized crossover comparison of a weight-based protocol compared with two fixed-dose glucose regimens. Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism, 20(5), 1256-1261. doi: 10.1111/dom.13231

Semprini, R., Williams, M., Semprini, A., McDouall, A., Fingleton, J., Holweg, C., Weatherall, M. M., … Braithwaite, I. (2018). Type 2 biomarkers and prediction of future exacerbations and lung function decline in adult asthma. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 6(6), 1982-1988.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2018.03.004

McNaughton, A., Weatherall, M., Williams, M., McNaughton, H., Aldington, S., Williams, G., & Beasley, R. (2017). Sing Your Lungs Out: A community singing group for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A 1-year pilot study. BMJ Open, 7(1), e014151. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014151

Pilcher, J., Eastlake, L., Richards, M., Power, S., Cripps, T., Bibby, S., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2017). Physiological effects of titrated oxygen via nasal high-flow cannulae in COPD exacerbations: A randomized controlled cross-over trial. Respirology, 22(6), 1149-1155. doi: 10.1111/resp.13050

Stoner, L., Weatherall, M., Skidmore, P., Castro, N., Lark, S., Faulkner, J., & Williams, M. A. (2017). Cardiometabolic risk variables in preadolescent children: A factor analysis. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(10), e007071. doi: 10.1161/jaha.117.007071

Caswell-Smith, R., Cripps, T., Charles, T., Hosking, A., Handigol, M., Holweg, C., … Fingleton, J., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., … on behalf of the Periostin Study Team. (2017). Day-time variation of serum periostin in asthmatic adults treated with ICS/LABA and adults without asthma. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, 13, 8. doi: 10.1186/s13223-017-0182-0

Ebmeier, S., Thayabaran, D., Braithwaite, I., Bénamara, C., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2017). Trends in international asthma mortality: Analysis of data from the WHO Mortality Database from 46 countries (1993-2012). Lancet, 390(10098), 935-945. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(17)31448-4

Pilcher, J., Richards, M., Eastlake, L., McKinstry, S. J., Bardsley, G., Jefferies, S., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2017). High flow or titrated oxygen for obese medical inpatients: a randomised crossover trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 207(10), 430-434. doi: 10.5694/mja17.00270

Ranta, A., Weatherall, M., Gommans, J., Tilyard, M., Odea, D., & Dovey, S. (2017). Appropriateness of general practitioner imaging requests for transient ischaemic attack patients: Secondary analysis of a cluster randomised controlled trial. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(2), 131-135. doi: 10.1071/HC17005

Semprini, A., Hills, T., Braithwaite, I., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2017). A priori consent within pragmatic randomised controlled trials: A web-based survey of statin use in primary care. BMJ Innovations, 3(4), 206-211. doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2017-000193

Power, S., Williams, M., Semprini, A., Munro, C., Caswell-Smith, R., Pilcher, J., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Braithwaite, I. (2017). RCT of the effect of berryfruit polyphenolic cultivar extract in mild steroid-naive asthma: A cross-over, placebo-controlled study. BMJ Open, 7(3), e013850. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013850

Braithwaite, I., Healy, B., Cameron, L., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2017). Lower limb immobilisation and venous thromboembolism risk: Combined case-control studies. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 93(1100), 354-359. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2016-134365

Fingleton, J., Huang, K., Weatherall, M., Guo, Y., Ivanov, S., Bruijnzeel, P., … Beasley, R., … for the NZ-China Study Group (2017). Phenotypes of symptomatic airways disease in China and New Zealand. European Respiratory Journal, 50(6), 1700957. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00957-2017

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2017). Lipid profiles, glycated hemoglobin, and diabetes in people living at high altitude in Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 14, 1041. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14091041

Poot, B., Zonneveld, R., Nelson, K., & Weatherall, M. (2017). Prescribing by nurse practitioners: Insights from a New Zealand study. Journal of the American Association for Nurse Practitioners, 29(10), 581-590. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12493

Pilcher, J., Patel, M., Pritchard, A., Thayabaran, D., Ebmeier, S., Shaw, D., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2017). Beta-agonist overuse and delay in obtaining medical review in high risk asthma: A secondary analysis of data from a randomised controlled trial. Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 27(1), 33. doi: 10.1038/s41533-017-0032-z

Fu, V. W. Y., Weatherall, M., & McNaughton, H. (2017). The Taking Charge After Stroke (TaCAS) study protocol: A multicentre, investigator-blinded, randomised controlled trial comparing the effect of a single Take Charge session, two Take Charge sessions and control intervention on health-related quality of life 12 months after stroke for non-Māori, non-Pacific adult New Zealanders discharged to community living. BMJ Open, 7(5), e016512. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016512

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2017). Electrocardiography in people living at high altitude of Nepal. Heart Asia, 9(1), 48-53. doi: 10.1136/heartasia-2016-010838

Jolliffe, E., Fu, V., Lanford, J., Weatherall, M., & Rosemergy, I. (2016). Burden of atrial fibrillation: A retrospective review of patients presenting to acute medical services. Internal Medicine Journal, 46(41), 1166-1171. doi: 10.1111/imj.13200

Ridgeon, E., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Saxena, M., Weatherall, M., Jahan, R., … Young, P. (2016). Validation of a classification system for causes of death in critical care: An assessment of inter-rater reliability. Critical Care & Resuscitation, 18(1), 50-54.

Braithwaite, I., Dunbar, L., Eathorne, A., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2016). Venous thromboembolism rates in patients with lower limb immobilization after Achilles tendon injury are unchanged after the introduction of prophylactic aspirin: Audit. Journal of Thrombosis & Haemostasis, 14(2), 331-335. doi: 10.1111/jth.13224

Pilcher, J., Patel, M., Reddel, H. K., Pritchard, A., Black, P., Shaw, D., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2016). Effect of smoking status on the efficacy of the SMART regimen in high risk asthma. Respirology, 21, 858-866. doi: 10.1111/resp.12740

Braithwaite, I., Healy, B., Cameron, L., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2016). Venous thromboembolism risk associated with protracted work- and computer-related seated immobility: A case-control study. JRSM Open, 7(8), 1-8. doi: 10.1177/2054270416632670

Whitfield, P., Parry-Strong, A., Walsh, E., Weatherall, M., & Krebs, J. D. (2016). The effect of a cinnamon-, chromium- and magnesium-formulated honey on glycaemic control, weight loss and lipid parameters in type 2 diabetes: An open-label cross-over randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Nutrition, 55(3), 1123-1131. doi: 10.1007/s00394-015-0926-x

Fingleton, J., Braithwaite, I., Travers, J., Bowles, D., Strik, R., Siebers, R., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., for the NZRHS Study Group, including Purdie, G. (2016). Serum periostin in obstructive airways disease. European Respiratory Journal, 47, 1383-1391. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01384-2015

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2016). Blood pressure and hypertension in adults permanently living at high altitude: A systematic review and meta-analysis. High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 17(3), 185-193. doi: 10.1089/ham.2015.0118

Jefferies, S., Braithwaite, I., Walker, S., Weatherall, M., Jennings, L., Luck, M., … Siebers, R., Blackmore, T., Beasley, R., Perrin, K., on behalf of the Pi Study Group. (2016). Randomized controlled trial of the effect of regular paracetamol on influenza infection. Respirology, 21(2), 370-377. doi: 10.1111/resp.12685

Braithwaite, I., Williams, M., Power, S., Pilcher, J., Weatherall, M., Baines, A., … Beasley, R., on behalf of FF/VI Study Team. (2016). Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over single dose study of the bronchodilator duration of action of combination fluticasone furoate/vilanterol inhaler in adult asthma. Respiratory Medicine, 119, 115-121. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2016.09.006

Bibby, S., Reddy, S., Cripps, T., McKinstry, S., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Pilcher, J. (2016). Tolerability of nasal delivery of humidified and warmed air at different temperatures: A randomised double-blind pilot study. Pulmonary Medicine, 2016, 7951272. doi: 10.1155/2016/7951272

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

Semprini, A., Braithwaite, I., Corin, A., Sheahan, D., Tofield, C., Helm, C., … Fingleton, J., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2016). Randomised controlled trial of topical kanuka honey for the treatment of acne. BMJ Open, 6, e009448. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009448

McNaughton, A. A., Weatherall, M., Williams, G., Delacey, D., George, C., & Beasley, R. (2016). An audit of pulmonary rehabilitation program. Clinical Audit, 8, 7-12. doi: 10.2147/CA.S111924

Braithwaite, I., De Ruyter, B., Semprini, A., Ebmeier, S., Kiddle, G., Willis, N., Carter, J., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2016). Cohort feasibility study of an intermittent pneumatic compression device within a below-knee cast for the prevention of venous thromboembolism. BMJ Open, 6(10), e012764. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012764

Caswell-Smith, R., Hosking, A., Cripps, T., Holweg, C., Matthews, J., Holliday, M., … Weatherall, M., Braithwaite, I., Beasley, R., on behalf of the Periostin Study Team. (2016). Reference ranges for serum periostin in a population without asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 46(10), 1303-1314. doi: 10.1111/cea.12763

Parry Strong, A., Haeusler, S., Weatherall, M., & Krebs, J. (2016). Sublingual vitamin B12 compared to intramuscular injection in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with meformin: A randomised trial. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1436), 67-75. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Riley, J., Hunt, A., McDouall, A., Waqanivavalagi, S., Braithwaite, I., Weatherall, M., Stanley, T., Beasley, R., … Dalziel, S. R. (2016). Pilot study of feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of asthma risk with paracetamol versus ibuprofen use in infancy. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1443), 30-42. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Pilcher, J., Shirtcliffe, P., Patel, M., McKinstry, S., Cripps, T., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2015). Three-month validation of a turbuhaler electronic monitoring device: Implications for asthma clinical trial use. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 2(1), e000097. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2015-000097

Levack, W. M. M., Poot, B., Weatherall, M., & Travers, J. (2015). Interventions for sexual dysfunction in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9, CD011442. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011442.pub2

Riley, J., Braithwaite, I., Shirtcliffe, P., Caswell-Smith, R., Hunt, A., Bowden, V., … Stanley, T., Crane, J., Ingham, T., Weatherall, M., … Beasley, R. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of asthma risk with paracetamol use in infancy: A feasibility study. Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 45(2), 448-456. doi: 10.1111/cea.12433

Pilcher, J., Cameron, L., Braithwaite, I., Bowles, D., Swain, A., Bailey, M., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., & Perrin, K. (2015). Comparative audit of oxygen use in the prehospital setting in acute COPD exacerbation over 5 years. Emergency Medicine Journal, 32, 234-238. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2013-203094

Kanji, G., Weatherall, M., Peter, R., Purdie, G., & Page, R. (2015). Efficacy of regular sauna bathing for chronic tension-type headache: A randomized controlled study. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, 21(2), 103-109. doi: 10.1089/acm.2013.0466

Martin, T., Weatherall, M., Anderson, T. J., & MacAskill, M. R. (2015). A randomized controlled feasibility trial of a specific cueing program for falls management in persons with Parkinson disease and freezing of gait. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 39, 179-184. doi: 10.1097/npt.0000000000000093

Ioannides, S. J., Siebers, R., Perrin, K., Weatherall, M., Crane, J., Travers, J., Shirtcliffe, P., & Beasley, R. (2015). The effect of 1 g of acetaminophen twice daily for 12 weeks on alanine transaminase levels: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. Clinical Biochemistry, 48, 713-715. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2015.04.011

Braithwaite, I., Hunt, A., Riley, J., Fingleton, J., Kocks, J., Corin, A., … Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2015). Randomised controlled trial of topical kanuka honey for the treatment of rosacea. BMJ Open, 5(6), e007651. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007651

Pilcher, J., Weatherall, M., Perrin, K., & Beasley, R. (2015). Oxygen therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, 9(3), 287-293. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2015.1016503

McTavish, L., Krebs, J. D., Weatherall, M., & Wiltshire, E. (2015). Weight-based hypoglycaemia treatment protocol for adults with Type 1 diabetes: A randomized crossover clinical trial. Diabetic Medicine, 32, 1143-1148. doi: 10.1111/dme.12730

Young, P., Saxena, M., Bellomo, R., Freebairn, R., Hammond, N., van Haren, F., … Henderson, S., … Weatherall, M., … Beasley, R., for the HEAT Investigators, and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, including Shaw, G., Bailey, M., & Psirides, A. (2015). Acetaminophen for fever in critically ill patients with suspected infection. New England Journal of Medicine, 373, 2215-2224. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1508375

Ranta, A., Dovey, S., Weatherall, M., O'Dea, D., Gommans, J., & Tilyard, M. (2015). Cluster randomised controlled trial of TIA electronic decision support in primary care. Neurology, 84(15), 1545-1551. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001472

Levack, W. M. M., Weatherall, M., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Dean, S. G., McPherson, K., & Siegert, R. J. (2015). Goal setting and strategies to enhance goal pursuit for adults with acquired disability participating in rehabilitation (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, CD009727. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009727.pub2

Ogdie, A., Taylor, W. J., Weatherall, M., Fransen, J., Jansen, T. L., Neogi, T., … Dalbeth, N. (2015). Imaging modalities for the classification of gout: Systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74, 1868-1874. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-205431

Braithwaite, I., Mackintosh, S., Mallon, A., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2015). Legflow® increases lower-limb venous haemodynamics when seated: A randomised controlled trial. Occupational Ergonomics, 12(4), 131-140. doi: 10.3233/OER-150231

Fingleton, J., Travers, J., Williams, M., Charles, T., Bowles, D., Strik, R., Shirtcliffe, P., Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., for the New Zealand Respiratory Health Survey Study Group, including Purdie, G. (2015). Treatment responsiveness of phenotypes of symptomatic airways obstruction in adults. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 136(3), 601-609. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.01.013

Weatherall, M., Ioannides, S., Braithwaite, I., & Beasley, R. (2015). The association between paracetamol use and asthma: Causation or coincidence? Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 45(1), 108-113. doi: 10.1111/cea.12410

Patel, M., Pilcher, J., Hancox, R. J., Sheahan, D., Pritchard, A., Braithwaite, I., … Weatherall, M., Beasley, R., for the SMART Study Group. (2015). The use of β2-agonist therapy before hospital attendance for severe asthma exacerbations: A post-hoc analysis. Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 25, 14099. doi: 10.1038/npjpcrm.2014.99

Holt, S., Patel, M., Montgomery, B., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2015). Cohort study of a simple ‘Step-Up’ regimen with the Asthma Control Test. Respirology, 20, 504-506. doi: 10.1111/resp.12468

Young, P., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Bernard, S., Dicker, B., Freebairn, R., Henderson, S., … Swain, A., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2014). HyperOxic Therapy OR NormOxic Therapy after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (HOT OR NOT): A randomised controlled feasibility trial. Resuscitation, 85(12), 1686-1691. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.09.011

Nazmi, A., Weatherall, M., Wilkins, B., & Robinson, G. M. (2014). Thiamin concentration in geriatric hospitalized patients using frusemide. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, 33(1), 47-54. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2013.875501

Brown, M., Levack, W., McPherson, K. M., Dean, S. G., Reed, K., Weatherall, M., & Taylor, W. J. (2014). Survival, momentum, and things that make me "me": Patients' perceptions of goal setting after stroke. Disability & Rehabilitation, 36(12), 1020-1026. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2013.825653

Fingleton, J., Corin, A., Sheahan, D., Cave, N., Braithwaite, I., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2014). Randomised controlled trial of topical kanuka honey for the treatment of cold sores. Advances in Integrative Medicine, 1(3), 119-123. doi: 10.1016/j.aimed.2014.09.001

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