Jennifer Banks

BBus, MBS, PhD, Senior Research Support, Mackay Clinical School, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Mackay, Qld

Building a bridge from the swamp to the ivory tower: Conducting randomised controlled trials in general practice

Medical research in Australia has mostly been conducted in tertiary hospital settings, but as the majority of illnesses are managed in primary care, there is a need for a change in focus.

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: Knowledge and attitudes among general practitioners

This study provided a timely assessment of general practitioner knowledge and attitudes to prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV.

A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of ice to reduce the pain of immunisation: The ICE trial

Vaccination-site pain is now a recognised adverse effect, and adequate pain management strategies should be incorporated into every vaccination.