|2011||Dempsey Shane Edward, Findlay Naomi Ann, MacDonald-Wicks Lesley Karen, 'Increasing nutritional support for patients undergoing radiation therapy: The radiation therapist perspective', Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 10 181-189 (2011) [C1]|
This european based journal peer review paper represents the first outcome of large research project reviewing the use of nutritional management of radiation therapy side effects. This is a new area of practice in radiation therapy.
|2010||Findlay Naomi Ann, Dempsey Shane Edward, Warren-Forward Helen, 'Validation and use of the Newcastle Reflective Analysis Tool : A three- year longitudinal study of RT students' reflective journals', Reflective Practice, 11 83-94 (2010) [C1]|
This publication provided international review and acceptance of a research validated analysis tool developed to provide better evaluation of the reflective writings of students. The results with this research provided support for the development of the Newcastle Reflective Inventories (NRIs).
|2009||Dempsey Shane Edward, Burr M, 'The level of confidence and responsibility accepted by Australian radiation therapists in developing plans and implementing treatment', Radiography, 15 139-145 (2009) [C1]|
This UK published paper documented the developing clinical competence and authority of radiation therapists to accept responsibility in non-traditional decision making areas of practice.
|2002||Parker J, Vigar Matthew James, Dempsey Shane Edward, Warren-Forward Helen, Jovanovic Janet Karen, 'Validating the use of digitally reconstructed radiographs as verification tools in radiation therapy simulation of prostate treatment', The Radiograher, 49 141 - 146 (2002) [C1]|
Changed the current clinical practice at an Australian RT centre. The prime outcome of this research, ie the adoption of a computer planning system digital verification image to replace a high dose CT scan for verification purposes in radiation therapy, was eventually adopted at all RT centres nationally.
|2002||Rudd N, Dempsey Shane Edward, 'Acute skin reaction and psychological benefit of washing with a mild cleansing agent during radiation therapy to the breast or chest wall: a randomised control trial', The Radiograher, 49 97-102 (2002) [C1]|
First full published RTC coordinated by a radiation therapist. Outcomes changed practice at 2 clinical sites.
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