Sandra Thompson

Dr, BSc(Med) MB BS NSW, PhD Newcastle(NSW), MPH Monash, GradDipHlthMgt NE

  • The University of Western Australia (M702), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 3973 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
1986 …2023
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Research Output 1986 2019

2019

A pragmatic review to assist planning and practice in delivering nutrition education to Indigenous youth

Kagie, R., Nancy Lin, S. Y., Hussain, M. A. & Thompson, S. C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 3, 510.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
nutrition education
planning
Education
nutritional intervention
Health Promotion

A screening tool for acquired communication disorders in Aboriginal Australians after brain injury: lessons learned from the pilot phase

Armstrong, E., McAllister, M., Hersh, D., Katzenellenbogen, J. M., Thompson, S. C., Coffin, J., Flicker, L., Woods, D., Hayward, C. & Ciccone, N., 21 Oct 2019, In : Aphasiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication Disorders
communication disorder
Brain Injuries
brain
Language
2 Citations (Scopus)

'At the grass roots level it's about sitting down and talking': Exploring quality improvement through case studies with high-improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary healthcare services

Larkins, S., Carlisle, K., Turner, N., Taylor, J., Copley, K., Cooney, S., Wright, R., Matthews, V., Thompson, S. & Bailie, R., 1 May 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 5, 15 p., 027568.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quality Improvement
Primary Health Care
Health Personnel
Learning
Health Services
Open Access
Students
Education
Health
Health Manpower
Financial Support
Open Access
Aftercare
Acute Disease
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Cardiovascular Diseases
Technology
80 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Domestic Violence
Social Welfare
Primary Prevention
Western Australia
Focus Groups

Feasibility and acceptability of opportunistic screening to detect atrial fibrillation in Aboriginal adults

Macniven, R., Gwynn, J., Fujimoto, H., Hamilton, S., Thompson, S. C., Taylor, K., Lawrence, M., Finlayson, H., Bolton, G., Dulvari, N., Wright, D. C., Rambaldini, B., Freedman, B. & Gwynne, K., 29 May 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Atrial Fibrillation
Community Health Services
Equipment and Supplies
Interviews
Cell Phones
1 Citation (Scopus)

General practitioners’ perceptions of their communication with Australian Aboriginal patients with acquired neurogenic communication disorders

Hersh, D., Armstrong, E., McAllister, M., Ciccone, N., Katzenellenbogen, J., Coffin, J., Thompson, S., Hayward, C., Flicker, L. & Woods, D., Dec 2019, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 102, 12, p. 2310-2317 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication Disorders
General Practitioners
Communication
Speech-Language Pathology
Aptitude
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improving cultural respect in primary care

Thompson, S. C. & Thackrah, R. D., Apr 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 6, p. 259-260 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Palliative Care
Health
Datasets
sociodemographic characteristics
Quality of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

'I've got to row the boat on my own, more or less': Aboriginal Australian experiences of traumatic brain injury

Armstrong, E., Coffin, J., McAllister, M., Hersh, D., Katzenellenbogen, J. M., Thompson, S. C., Ciccone, N., Flicker, L., Cross, N., Arabi, L., Woods, D. & Hayward, C., Sep 2019, In : Brain Impairment. 20, Special Issue 2, p. 120-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ships
Survivors
Rehabilitation
Communication Disorders
Social Adjustment
Open Access
Professional Practice
Learning
Interviews
Students
learning
Students
Health
Health Manpower
Health Occupations
School Admission Criteria

Passing on wisdom: exploring the end-of-life wishes of Aboriginal people from the Midwest of Western Australia

Thompson, S., Lyford, M., Papertalk, L. & Holloway, M., 1 Nov 2019, In : Rural and Remote Health. 19, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
wisdom
community
Palliative Care
funeral
Breast Neoplasms
Breast Density
Western Australia
Software
Logistic Models
1 Citation (Scopus)

The distribution and determinants of mammographic density measures in Western Australian Aboriginal women

McLean, K., Darcey, E., Cadby, G., Lund, H., Pilkington, L., Redfern, A., Thompson, S., Saunders, C., Wylie, E. & Stone, J., 28 Feb 2019, In : Breast Cancer Research. 21, 1, 11 p., 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
Breast Neoplasms
Breast Density
Economics
Epidemiologic Methods

Unmet supportive care needs among Indigenous cancer patients across Australia

Bernardes, C. M., Diaz, A., Valery, P. C., Sabesan, S., Baxi, S., Aoun, S., Thompson, S. C., Lashbrook, M. & Garvey, G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Rural and Remote Health. 19, 3, 4660.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cancer
Neoplasms
Psychology
Communication
communication
Open Access
Rural Health
Research
Research Personnel
Western Australia
Health

“You felt like a prisoner in your own self, trapped”: the experiences of Aboriginal people with acquired communication disorders

Armstrong, E., Coffin, J., Hersh, D., Katzenellenbogen, J. M., Thompson, S. C., Ciccone, N., Flicker, L., Woods, D., Hayward, C., Dowell, C. & McAllister, M., 6 Nov 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication Disorders
Prisoners
Brain Injuries
Rehabilitation
Communication
2018

A file review of acute speech pathology services for Aboriginal people with acquired communication disorders after stroke in Western Australia

Ciccone, N., Armstrong, E., McAllister, M., Katzenellenbogen, J., Hersh, D., Thompson, S., Coffin, J., Flicker, L., Hayward, C. & Woods, D., Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Stroke. 13, p. 28-28 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Western Australia
Radiotherapy
Neoplasms
Interviews
Therapeutics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Australian cancer services: a survey of providers’ efforts to meet the needs of Indigenous patients

Taylor, E. V., Haigh, M. M., Shahid, S., Garvey, G., Cunningham, J., Holloway, M. & Thompson, S. C., 1 Dec 2018, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 42, 6, p. 547-552 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Neoplasms
Organizations
Social Welfare
Health
Surveys and Questionnaires
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer services and their initiatives to improve the care of Indigenous Australians

Taylor, E. V., Haigh, M. M., Shahid, S., Garvey, G., Cunningham, J. & Thompson, S. C., 11 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 4, 717.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Neoplasms
Interviews
Information Dissemination
Practice Guidelines
Therapeutics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cancer support services: Are they meeting the needs of rural radiotherapy patients?

Haigh, M. M., Baxi, S., Lyford, M., Cheetham, S. & Thompson, S. C., 7 Aug 2018, In : European Journal of Cancer Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Neoplasms
Western Australia
Interviews
Therapeutics
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Western Australia
Disease Management
Comorbidity
data analysis
disease control
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Palliative Care
Cross-Sectional Studies
Benchmarking
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evidence to service gap: Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention in rural and remote Western Australia

Hamilton, S., Mills, B., McRae, S. & Thompson, S., 30 Jan 2018, In : BMC Health Services Research. 18, 1, 64.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
Secondary Prevention
Referral and Consultation
Rural Population
Cardiac Rehabilitation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Experiential learning to increase palliative care competence among the Indigenous workforce: An Australian experience

Shahid, S., Ekberg, S., Holloway, M., Jacka, C., Yates, P., Garvey, G. & Thompson, S. C., 20 Jan 2018, In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Problem-Based Learning
Palliative Care
Mental Competency
Terminal Care
Interviews
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring treatment decision-making in cancer management for rural residents: Patient and provider perspectives on a recently established regional radiotherapy service

Birch, E. M., Haigh, M. M., Baxi, S., Lyford, M., Cheetham, S., Shahid, S. & Thompson, S. C., 1 Oct 2018, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 14, 5, p. e505-e511

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Radiotherapy
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Western Australia
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Health Manpower
Health
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Health Policy
Workload
171 Downloads (Pure)

Factors affecting the retention of Indigenous Australians in the health workforce: a systematic review

Taylor, E. V., Lai, G. C. . J., Haigh, M. M. & Thompson, S. C., 12 Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Health Manpower
Health
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Workplace
Health Services

Healing Right Way: Progress to date on an RCT involving Aboriginal Australians after acquired brain injury

Armstrong, E., Hersh, D., Katzenellenbogen, J., Thompson, S., Ciccone, N., Flicker, L., Coffin, J., Rai, T., Cadilhac, D., Godecke, E., Drew, N., Hankey, G., Hayward, C., Woods, D., Lin, I. & McAllister, M., Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Stroke. 13, p. 27-27 1 p., 236.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

3 Citations (Scopus)

Indigenous australians perceptions’ of physical activity: A qualitative systematic review

Dahlberg, E. E., Hamilton, S. J., Hamid, F. & Thompson, S. C., 14 Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 7, 1492.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Exercise
Sports
Population Groups
Bibliographic Databases
Qualitative Research
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Palliative Care
New Zealand
Canada
Population Groups
Program Development
2 Citations (Scopus)

Looking through the keyhole: Exploring realities and possibilities for school breakfast programs in rural Western Australia

Ichumar, S. O., Dahlberg, E. E., Paynter, E. B., Lucey, F. M. C., Chester, M. R., Papertalk, L. & Thompson, S. C., 17 Mar 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 3, 371.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
rural programs
school breakfast
health education
Western Australia
Breakfast
8 Citations (Scopus)

Missing Voices: Profile, extent, and 12-month outcomes of nonfatal traumatic brain injury in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults in Western Australia using linked administrative records

Katzenellenbogen, J. M., Atkins, E., Thompson, S., Hersh, D., Coffin, J., Flicker, L., Hayward, C., Ciccone, N., Woods, D., Greenland, M. E., McAllister, M. & Armstrong, E. M., 29 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Australia
Wounds and Injuries
Comorbidity
Mortality
Primary Prevention
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Medicare
Myocardial Ischemia
Hospitalization
Referral and Consultation
Hospital Emergency Service

Review of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Haigh, M., Burns, J., Potter, C., Elwell, M., Hollows, M., Mundy, J., Taylor, E. & Thompson, S., 2018, In : Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin. 18, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Citations (Scopus)

Smartphones in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: A systematic review

Hamilton, S. J., Mills, B., Birch, E. M. & Thompson, S. C., 7 Feb 2018, In : BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 18, 1, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Secondary Prevention
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Failure
Telemedicine
Smartphone
5 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic review of resilience-enhancing, universal, primary school-based mental health promotion programs

Fenwick-Smith, A., Dahlberg, E. E. & Thompson, S. C., 5 Jul 2018, In : BMC Psychology. 6, 1, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health Promotion
Mental Health
Psychological Adaptation
Students
Emotional Intelligence
Students
Education
Health
Health Manpower
Medical Faculties
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Western Australia
Research Personnel
Social Planning
Pest Control
Food Supply
Western Australia
Students
Dancing
Mental Health
Martial Arts
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of the Aboriginal Communication Assessment After Brain Injury (ACAABI): A screening tool for identifying acquired communication disorders in Aboriginal Australians

Armstrong, E. M., Ciccone, N., Hersh, D., Katzenellebogen, J., Coffin, J., Thompson, S., Flicker, L., Hayward, C., Woods, D. & McAllister, M., 21 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 19, 3, p. 297-308

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication Disorders
Brain Injuries
Communication
Focus Groups
Cognition
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Quality of Health Care
Systems Analysis
Health Services
Primary Health Care
Indigenous Health Services

Findings from a clinical audit in regional general practice of management of patients following acute coronary syndrome

Dronavalli, M., Bhagwat, M. M., Hamilton, S., Gilles, M., Garton-Smith, J. & Thompson, S. C., 2017, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 23, 2, p. 170-177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Audit
Practice Management
Acute Coronary Syndrome
General Practice
Guidelines
5 Citations (Scopus)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Cardiovascular Diseases
Emergencies
Length of Stay
Western Australia