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  • Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

  • 6300 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
20032020

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Research Output

2003

Evidence-based practice forum - Introducing OTseeker - (Occupational therapy systematic evaluation of evidence): A new evidence database for occupational therapists

Bennett, S., Hoffmann, T., McCluskey, A., McKenna, K., Strong, J. & Tooth, L., 2003, In : American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 57, 6, p. 635-638 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
30 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Designing effective written health education materials: Considerations for health professionals

Hoffmann, T. & Worrall, L., 7 Oct 2004, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 26, 19, p. 1166-1173 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

109 Citations (Scopus)

Producing computer-generated tailored written information for stroke patients and their carers: System development and preliminary evaluation

Hoffmann, T., Russell, T. & Mckenna, K., Nov 2004, In : International Journal of Medical Informatics. 73, 11-12, p. 751-758 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Appraising the quality of randomized controlled trials: Inter-rater reliability for the OTseeker evidence database

Tooth, L., Bennett, S., McCluskey, A., Hoffmann, T., McKenna, K. & Lovarini, M., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 11, 6, p. 547-555 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)

Australian occupational therapists' use of an online evidence-based practice database (OTseeker)

McKenna, K., Bennett, S., Dierselhuis, Z., Hoffmann, T., Tooth, L. & McCluskey, A., Sep 2005, In : Health Information and Libraries Journal. 22, 3, p. 205-214 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating current practice in the provision of written information to stroke patients and their carers

Hoffmann, T. C., McKenna, K., Worrall, L. & Read, S. J., 2005, Stroke: Therapy and rehabilitation. White, R. (ed.). London: Quay Books, p. 151-163 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

What evidence exists for work-related injury prevention and management? Analysis of an occupational therapy evidence database (OTseeker)

McCluskey, A., Lovarini, M., Bennett, S., McKenna, K., Tooth, L. & Hoffmann, T., Oct 2005, In : British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 68, 10, p. 447-454 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)
2006
86 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of client education

Hoffmann, T. C. & McKenna, K., 2006, Client Education: A partnership approach for health practitioners. McKenna, K. & Tooth, L. (eds.). Sydney: UNSW Press, p. 159-182 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

How and why do occupational therapists use the OTseeker evidence database?

Mccluskey, A., Lovarini, M., Bennett, S., Mckenna, K., Tooth, L. & Hoffmann, T., Sep 2006, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 53, 3, p. 188-195 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Searches and content of the OTseeker database: Informing research priorities

Bennett, S., McKenna, K., Tooth, L., Hoffmann, T., McCluskey, A. & Strong, J., 2006, In : American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 60, 5, p. 524-530 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Evidence for occupational therapy interventions: Effectiveness research indexed in the OTseeker database

Bennett, S., McKenna, K., McCluskey, A., Tooth, L., Hoffmann, T. & Strong, J., Oct 2007, In : British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 70, 10, p. 426-430 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Quality and quantity of paediatric research: An analysis of the OTseeker database

Hoffmann, T., McKenna, K., Hadi, T., Bennett, S., McCluskey, A. & Tooth, L., Jun 2007, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 54, 2, p. 113-123 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Randomised trial of a computer-generated tailored written education package for patients following stroke

Hoffmann, T., McKenna, K., Worrall, L. & Read, S. J., May 2007, In : Age and Ageing. 36, 3, p. 280-286 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

41 Citations (Scopus)

Remote measurement via the internet of upper limb range of motion in people who have had a stroke

Hoffmann, T., Russell, T. & Cooke, H., 2007, In : Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 13, 8, p. 401-405 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

The use of computer-generated tailored materials in health education

Hoffmann, T. C., 2007, Health Education Research Trends. Hong, P. R. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 227-239 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

The value of an evidence database for occupational therapists: An international online survey

Bennett, S., McKenna, K., Hoffmann, T., Tooth, L., McCluskey, A. & Strong, J., Jul 2007, In : International Journal of Medical Informatics. 76, 7, p. 507-513 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Written education materials for stroke patients and their carers: Perspectives and practices of health professionals

Hoffmann, T., McKenna, K., Herd, C. & Wearing, S., 2007, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 14, 1, p. 88-97 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Community-based stroke information for clients with stroke and their carers: Is there congruency between actual and recommended practice?

Eames, S., Hoffmann, T., McKenna, K. & Worrall, L., 2008, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 15, 4, p. 295-306 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Interventions for stroke rehabilitation: Analysis of the research contained in the OTseeker evidence database

Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S., McKenna, K., Green-Hill, J., McCluskey, A. & Tooth, L., 2008, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 15, 4, p. 341-350 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational therapy services for adult neurological clients in Queensland and therapists' use of telehealth to provide services

Hoffmann, T. & Cantoni, N., Dec 2008, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 55, 4, p. 239-248 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-admission orthopaedic occupational therapy home visits conducted using the Internet

Hoffmann, T. & Russell, T., 2008, In : Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 14, 2, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

The frontier of information and technology in health

Hoffmann, T. C., McKenna, K. & Bennett, S., 2008, Health Care Practice in Australia: Policy, Context and Innovations. Taylor, S., Foster, M. & Flaming, J. (eds.). Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 270-283 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Using the Internet to assess activities of daily living and hand function in people with Parkinson's disease

Hoffmann, T., Russell, T., Thompson, L., Vincent, A. & Nelson, M., 2008, In : NeuroRehabilitation. 23, 3, p. 253-261 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A randomized trial comparing digital video disc with written delivery of falls prevention education for older patients in hospital

Hill, A-M., McPhail, S., Hoffmann, T., Hill, K., Oliver, D., Beer, C., Brauer, S. & Haines, T. P., Aug 2009, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 57, 8, p. 1458-1463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

72 Citations (Scopus)

Do people with aphasia receive written stroke and aphasia information?

Rose, T. A., Worrall, L. E., McKenna, K. T., Hickson, L. M. & Hoffmann, T. C., 2009, In : Aphasiology. 23, 3, p. 364-392 29 p., 909110917.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients resulted in better functional outcomes at hospital discharge

Hoffmann, T. & Tornatore, G., Dec 2009, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 56, 6, p. 438-439 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Educational skills for practice

Hoffmann, T. C., 2009, Skills for Practice in Occupational Therapy. Duncan, E. A. S. (ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier, p. 157-174 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Enabling Independence: A guide for rehabilitation workers

Gustaffson, L. & Hoffmann, T., 2009, In : International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. 56, 1, p. 99-100 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Evaluation of the effect of patient education on rates of falls in older hospital patients: description of a randomised controlled trial

Hill, A-M., Hill, K., Brauer, S., Oliver, D., Hoffmann, T., Beer, C., McPhail, S. & Haines, T. P., 24 Apr 2009, In : BMC Geriatrics. 9, p. 14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
23 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Management of patients with cognitive impairment after stroke: A survey of Australian occupational therapists

Koh, C-L., Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & McKenna, K., Oct 2009, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 56, 5, p. 324-331 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

What education do stroke patients receive in Australian hospitals?

Hoffmann, T. & Cochrane, T., Nov 2009, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 77, 2, p. 187-191 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A systematic review of cognitive interventions to improve functional ability in people who have cognitive impairment following stroke

Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S., Koh, C-L. & McKenna, K., 15 Jun 2010, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 17, 2, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical guidelines

Yates, R., Kruger, J., Coombes, J. S. & Hoffmann, T. C., 2010, Evidence-based practice across the health professions. Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & Del Mar, C. (eds.). Chatswood, N.S.W., Australia: Elsevier, p. 262-275 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Do people with aphasia want written stroke and aphasia information? A verbal survey exploring preferences for when and how to provide stroke and aphasia information

Rose, T., Worrall, L., Hickson, L. & Hoffmann, T., 15 Jun 2010, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 17, 2, p. 79-98 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Educational strategies

Hoffmann, T. C., 2010, Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction. Curtin, M., Molineux, M. & Supyk-Mellson, J. (eds.). Edinburgh: Elsevier, p. 221-238 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Evidence about effects of interventions

Bennett, S. & Hoffmann, T. C., 2010, Evidence-based practice across the health professions. Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & del Mar, C. (eds.). Chatswood : Elsevier, p. 59-95 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Evidence-based practice across the health professions

Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & Del Mar, C., 2010, Chatswood, N.S.W: Elsevier. 349 p.

Research output: Book/ReportScholarly editionResearchpeer-review

Informations needs, asking questions, and some basics of research studies

Del Mar, C. B. & Hoffmann, T. C., 2010, Evidence-based practice across the health professions. Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & del Mar, C. (eds.). Sydney: Elsevier, p. 16-37 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Measuring falls events in acute hospitals-a comparison of three reporting methods to identify missing data in the hospital reporting system

Hill, A-M., Hoffmann, T., Hill, K., Oliver, D., Beer, C., McPhail, S., Brauer, S. & Haines, T. P., Jul 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 7, p. 1347-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
81 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Measuring outcomes in people who have had a stroke and their carers: can the telephone be used?

Hoffmann, T., Worrall, L., Eames, S. & Ryan, A., 15 Jun 2010, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 17, 2, p. 119-127 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational therapy for cognitive impairment in stroke patients

Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S., Koh, C-L. & McKenna, K. T., 8 Sep 2010, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 9, p. CD006430 17 p., 006430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

OTseeker helps library and allied health professionals to find quality evidence efficiently

McCluskey, A., Bennett, S., Hoffmann, T. & Tooth, L., Jun 2010, In : Health Information and Libraries Journal. 27, 2, p. 106-13 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Patient-based educational interventions for cancer pain management reduce pain intensity and improve attitudes and knowledge towards cancer pain

Urlic, K. & Hoffmann, T., Apr 2010, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 57, 2, p. 146-147 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Questions about prognosis: Examples of appraisals from different health professions

Hoffmann, T. C., Bennett, J., Baird, M., Elkins, M. R., Lockwood, C. & Sanders, S. L., 2010, Evidence-based practice across the health professions. Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & del Mar, C. (eds.). Chatswood : Elsevier, p. 185-205 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Questions about the effects of interventions: Examples of appraisals from different health professions

Hoffmann, T. C., Bennett, J., Elkins, M. R., Lockwood, C., Morgan, A., Sanders, S. L., Vitetta, L. & Wright, C., 2010, Evidence-based practice across the health professions. Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & del Mar, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Chatswood : Elsevier, p. 96-127 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Stroke patients' and carers' perception of barriers to accessing stroke information

Eames, S., Hoffmann, T., Worrall, L. & Read, S., 15 Jun 2010, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 17, 2, p. 69-78 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

Talking with clients about evidence

Hoffmann, T. C. & Tooth, L., 2010, Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions. Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S. & del Mar, C. (eds.). Chatswood : Elsevier, p. 276-299 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearchpeer-review

Telemedicine in orthopedics

Russell, T. & Hoffmann, T. C., 2010, Telemedicine for trauma, emergencies and disaster management. Latifi, R. (ed.). Boston, MA, United States: Artech House, p. 291-301 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2011

A multi-professional evidence-based practice course improved allied health students' confidence and knowledge

Bennett, S., Hoffmann, T. & Arkins, M., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 17, 4, p. 635-639 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)