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Pharmacy staff profile

Mr David Woods

PositionProfessional Practice Fellow (part-time)
QualificationsBSc(Hons) MPharm FRPharms FPS
Research summaryClinically informative decision support; Age appropriate medicines
TeachingPHCY 541 and 542 (Medicines Management), Evidence-based medicine and clinical pharmacy
Memberships
  • Health Informatics New Zealand (HiNZ)
  • Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
  • Member of Medicines Safety Expert Advisory Group (New Zealand)
ClinicalConsultant Clinical Pharmacist at multidisciplinary pain clinic Clinical Adviser (pharmaceuticals), Best Practice Advocacy Centre (www.bpac.org.nz)

Research

My main research focus involves investigating ways to make clinical decision support more relevant and clinically informative, particularly the creation of adverse drug reaction propensity groups (rational data sets for ADR alerting). I have initially focused on drug allergy alerting systems but I am also looking at wider applications by integrating population data, comorbidities and drug groupings into clinical decision making.

After many years of involvement at a practice and advisory level, I still participate in research into age-appropriate medicines for children.

Additional details

I also work internationally as a pharmaceutical consultant, advising on medicines policy, rational drug use and evidence-based medicine.

Publications

Tomlin, A. M., Woods, D. J., Lloyd, H. S., & Tilyard, M. W. (2018). Trends in outpatient prescription medicine use in New Zealand children 2010-2015: A national population-based study. Pediatric Drugs. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40272-018-0303-3

Néri, E. D. R., Woods, D. J., & Fonteles, M. M. d. F. (2018). Assessment of knowledge, skills and attitudes in the use of information technology to support hospital pharmacists clinical practice: Development and validation of a questionnaire. Journal of Young Pharmacists, 10(4), 439-443. doi: 10.5530/jyp.2018.10.96

Tomlin, A. M., Woods, D. J., Lloyd, H. S., Stewart, R. A. H., & Tilyard, M. W. (2018). Understanding medicines with a propensity to increase the risk of heart failure: Combining existing knowledge with targeted population assessment. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/pds.4586

Kelly, L. E., Ito, S., Woods, D., Nunn, A. J., Taketomo, C., de Hoog, M., & Offringa, M. (2017). A comprehensive list of items to be included on a pediatric drug monograph. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 22(1), 48-59.

Tomlin, A. M., Reith, D. M., Woods, D. J., Lloyd, H. S., Smith, A., Fountain, J. S., & Tilyard, M. W. (2017). A pharmacoepidemiology database system for monitoring risk due to the use of medicines by New Zealand primary care patients. Drug Safety, 40(12), 1259-1277. doi: 10.1007/s40264-017-0579-1

Authored Book - Research

Woods, D. J., & McClintock, A. D. (1996). Notes on Injectable Drugs. Wellington: New Zealand Hospital Association (Inc), 189p.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Gardiner, S. J., & Woods, D. J. (2007). Drugs in pregnancy and lactation. In R. Walker & C. Whittlesea (Eds.), Clinical pharmacy and therapeutics. (4th ed.) (pp. 681-690). Edinburgh, Scotland: Churchill Livingstone.

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Journal - Research Article

Tomlin, A. M., Woods, D. J., Lloyd, H. S., & Tilyard, M. W. (2018). Trends in outpatient prescription medicine use in New Zealand children 2010-2015: A national population-based study. Pediatric Drugs. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40272-018-0303-3

Tomlin, A. M., Woods, D. J., Lloyd, H. S., Stewart, R. A. H., & Tilyard, M. W. (2018). Understanding medicines with a propensity to increase the risk of heart failure: Combining existing knowledge with targeted population assessment. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/pds.4586

Néri, E. D. R., Woods, D. J., & Fonteles, M. M. d. F. (2018). Assessment of knowledge, skills and attitudes in the use of information technology to support hospital pharmacists clinical practice: Development and validation of a questionnaire. Journal of Young Pharmacists, 10(4), 439-443. doi: 10.5530/jyp.2018.10.96

Kelly, L. E., Ito, S., Woods, D., Nunn, A. J., Taketomo, C., de Hoog, M., & Offringa, M. (2017). A comprehensive list of items to be included on a pediatric drug monograph. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 22(1), 48-59.

Tomlin, A. M., Reith, D. M., Woods, D. J., Lloyd, H. S., Smith, A., Fountain, J. S., & Tilyard, M. W. (2017). A pharmacoepidemiology database system for monitoring risk due to the use of medicines by New Zealand primary care patients. Drug Safety, 40(12), 1259-1277. doi: 10.1007/s40264-017-0579-1

Néri, E. D. R., Meira, A. S., Vasconcelos, H. B. d. S., Woods, D. J., & Fonteles, M. M. d. F. (2017). Knowledge, skills and attitudes of hospital pharmacists in the use of information technology and electronic tools to support clinical practice: A Brazilian survey. PLoS ONE, 12(12), e0189918. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189918

Silva, C. B., Araújo, T. D. D. V., Vasconcelos, P. R. L., De Paula, H. C. B., Nogueira, N. A. P., Lira, C. A. B. D. O., … Woods, D. J., & Fonteles, M. M. D. F. (2015). Gamma radiation as a method for sterilization of all-in-one admixtures bags for clinical use: A study of stability. International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(6), 129-135.

Silva, M. C. C., Sampaio, L. R. L., de Araújo, D. P., Araújo, P. V. P., Monte, A. S. P., Rodrigues, F. T. S., Woods, D. J., … Vasconcelos, S. M. M. (2014). Central effects of lipoic acid associated with paroxetine in mice. American Journal of Therapeutics, 21(2), 85-90. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e318235f1a4

Linhares, M. I., Venâncio, E. T., Lima, C. N. C., Feitosa, M. L., Salviano, L. H. M. S., Souza, A. G., … Woods, D. J., … Fonteles, M. M. d. F. (2014). Methylphenidate: Proconvulsant effect and action on acetyl cholinesterase activity in young and adult mice. International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(7), 547-551.

Loureiro, C. V., Campos e Reis, H. P. L., Magalhães, K. d. N., Carmo, C. P., Leite, F. A. M., Passos, A. C. d. B., … Woods, D. J., … Fonteles, M. M. d. F. (2012). Quality of life of HIV+ patients undergoing pharmacotherapeutic follow-up. Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 48(4), 711-718. doi: 10.1590/S1984-82502012000400015

Honório Junior, J. E. R., Vasconcelos, G. S., Rodrigues, F. T. S., Filho, J. G. S., Barbosa-Filho, J. M., Aguiar, C. C. T., … Woods, D. J., … Vasconcelos, S. M. M. (2012). Monocrotaline: Histological damage and oxidant activity in brain areas of mice. Oxidative Medicine & Cellular Longevity, 2012, 697541. doi: 10.1155/2012/697541

do Carmo de Oliveira Citó, M., da Silva, F. C. C., Silva, M. I. G., Moura, B. A., Macêdo, D. S., Woods, D. J., … de Sousa, F. C. F. (2012). Reversal of cocaine withdrawal-induced anxiety by ondansetron, buspirone and propranolol. Behavioural Brain Research, 231(1), 116-123. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.01.056

Rios, E. R. V., Rocha, N. F. M., VenÂncio, E. T., . . ., Woods, D. J., & et al (2010). Mechanisms involved in the gastroprotective activity of esculin on acute gastric lesions in mice. Chemico-Biological Interactions, 188(1), 246-254. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2010.07.020

Vasconcelos Rios, E. R., VenÂncio, E. T., Moura Rocha, N. F., Woods, D. J., Vasconcelos, S., Macedo, D., … de França Fonteles, M. M. (2010). Melatonin: Pharmacological aspects and clinical trends. International Journal of Neuroscience, 120(9), 583-590. doi: 10.3109/00207454.2010.492921

Cavalcante, G. I. T., Capistrano, Jr, V. L. M., Cavalcante, F. S. D., Vasconcelos, S. M. M., Macêdo, D. S., Sousa, F. C. F., Woods, D. J., & Fonteles, M. M. F. (2010). Implications of efavirenz for neuropsychiatry: A review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 120(12), 739-745. doi: 10.3109/00207454.2010.520541

Norris, P., Woodhouse, A., & Woods, D. (2005). New Zealand pharmacy students' knowledge of health, healthcare and medicines issues in developing countries. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 13, 265-272.

Fawcett, J. P., Morgan, N. C., & Woods, D. J. (1997). Formulation and stability of naltrexone oral liquid for rapid withdrawal from methadone. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 31(11), 1291-1295.

Kunac, D., Ball, P. A., & Woods, D. J. M. (1996). Paediatric therapeutics. 2 Assessing the sick child: to refer or not to refer? New Zealand Pharmacy, (March), 18-21.

Boulton, D. W., Fawcett, J. P., & Woods, D. J. (1996). Stability of an extemporaneously compounded levothyroxine sodium oral liquid. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 53(10), 1157-1161.

Oliver, S. E., Walker, R. J., & Woods, D. J. M. (1995). Fluconazole infused via a nephrostomy tube: a novel and effective route of delivery. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, 20, 317-318.

Pillans, P. I., & Woods, D. J. (1995). Adverse reactions associated with nefopam. New Zealand Medical Journal, 108, 382-383.

McClintock, A. D. M., Egan, A., Woods, D. J., & Pillans, P. (1995). A survey of allopurinol dosage prescribing. New Zealand Medical Journal, 108, 346-347.

Fawcett, J. P., Boulton, D. W. W., Jiang, R., & Woods, D. J. M. (1995). Stability of hydrocortisone oral suspensions prepared from tablets and powder. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 29, 987-990.

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Journal - Research Other

Woods, D. J. (2012). Guarana: Paullinia cupana, P. sorbilis also known as Brazilian cocoa and 'Zoom'. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(2), 163-164. doi: 10.1071/HC12163

Woods, D. (2012). Potion or poison? Colloidal silver. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(3), 251-252. doi: 10.1071/HC12251

Aguiar, C. C. T., Almeida, A. B., Araújo, P. V. P., de Abreu, R. N. D. C., Chaves, E. M. C., do Vale, O. C., … Woods, D. J., … Vasconcelos, S. M. M. (2012). Oxidative stress and epilepsy: Literature review. Oxidative Medicine & Cellular Longevity, 2012, 795259. doi: 10.1155/2012/795259

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