Sue publications


2011 - 2014

Larcombe W, Finch S, Sore R, Murray CM, Kentish S, Mulder RA, Lee-Stecum P, Baik C, Tokatlidis O & Williams DA. (2014) Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of psychological distress among students at an Australian university. Studies in Higher Education. doi:10.1080/03075079.2014.966072

Manias E, Williams A, Liew D, Rixon S, Braaf S, & Finch S. (2014) Effects of patient, environment and medication-related factors on high-alert medication incidents. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 26:308-320.

Anderson, J., Manias, E., Kusljic, S. & Finch, S. (2014) Testing the validity, reliability and utility of the Self-Administration of Medication (SAM) Tool in patients undergoing rehabilitation. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. 10(1):  204-216.

Finch, S. & Gordon, I. (2014) The development of a first course in statistical literacy for undergraduates. In MacGillivray, H., Martin, M., and Phillips, B. (eds) Topics from Australian Conferences on Teaching Statistics: OZCOTS 2008-2012, Springer Science + Business Media, New York.

Kovacs, G., Wise, S. & Finch, S. (2013)  Functioning of families involving primary school-age children conceived using  donor sperm. Human Reproduction . 28(2) :375-384.

Braaf, S., Manias, E. & Finch, S. (2013)  Healthcare service provider perceptions of organisational communication across  the perioperative pathway: a questionnaire survey. Journal of Clinical  Nursing . 22(1-24) : 180-191.

Braaf, S., Manias, E. & Finch, S. (2012)  Communication failure across the perioperative pathway: implications for  person-centered healthcare. International Journal of Person-Centered  Medicine , 2 : 696-706.

Hetrick, S.E., Thompson, A., Yuen, K., Finch, S. &  Parker, A.G. (2012) Is there a gap between recommended and 'real world'  practice in the management of depression in young people? A medical file audit  of practice. BMC Health Services Research. 12, 178.

Kumar, S., Kalman, J., Sutherland, F., Spence, S.J.,  Finch, S., & Sparks, P.B. (2012)  Atrial fibrillation inducibility in  the absence of structural heart disease or clinical atrial fibrillation:  Critical dependence on induction protocol, inducibility definition and number  of inductions. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology . 5(3) :  531-536 .

Pell, G.S., Lin, A., Werther, G.A., Cameron, F.J.,  Finch, S., Papoutsis, J., & Northam, E.A. (2012) Age-related loss of brain  volume and T2 relaxation time in youth with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care,35(3) :513-9.

Yuen, T.I., Bjorksten, A., Morokoff, A., Rosenthal,  M.A., Finch, S., Reid, C., Drummond, K., D’Abaco, G.M., Paradiso, L., Kaye,  A.M., & O’Brien T.J. (2012) Glutamate and other risk factors for tumor  associated seizures. Neurology,79(9) : 883-889.

Garnavi, R., Aldeen, M.,       Celebi, M., Varigos, G., & Finch, S. (2011) Border detection in       dermoscopy images using hybrid thresholding on optimized color channels. Computerized Medical Imaging and       Graphics . 35(2) : 105-115.

Nayagam, D.A.X.,Williams, R.A.,       Chen, J., Magee, K.A., Irwin, J., Tan, J., Innis, P., Leung, R.T., Finch,       S., Williams, C.E., Clark, G.M., Wallace,       G. (2011) Biocompatibility of Immobilized Aligned Carbon Nanotubes. Small . 7 , 1035-1042.

Manias, E., Gibson, S.J., &       Finch, S. (2011) Testing an innovative nursing intervention for pain       assessment and management in older people. Pain Medicine (accepted).

Pell, G.S., Lin, A., Werther,       G.A., Cameron, F.J., Finch, S., Papoutsis, J., & Northam, E.A.       Age-related loss of brain volume and T2 relaxation time in youth with type       1 diabetes. Diabetes Care (accepted).

2001 - 2010

Ekinci, E., Cheong, K., Dobson,       M., Premaratne, E., Finch, S., Macisaac, R. & Jerums, G.J. (2010) High       sodium and low potassium intake in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine . 27 : 1401-1408.

Ekinci, E.I., Thomas, G.,       MacIsaac, R.J., Johnson, C., Houlihan, C., Panagiotopoulos, S.,       Premaratne, E., Hao, H., Finch, S., O'Callaghan, C., & Jerums, G.       (2010) Salt supplementation blunts the blood pressure response to       telmisartan with or without hydrochlorothiazide in hypertensive patients       with type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia . 53 : 1295-1303.

Garnavi, R., Aldeen, M., Finch,       S., & Varigos, G. (2010) Global versus Hybrid Thresholding for Border       Detection in Dermoscopy Images. Lecture       Notes in Computer Science 6134: Image and Signal Processing: 4th       International Conference, ICISP 2010 . Berlin, Germany:       Springer Verlag, pp. 531-540.

Northam, E.A, Rankins, D., Lin,       A., Wellard, R.M., Pell, G.S., Finch, S., Werther, G.A., & Cameron,       F.J.  (2010) Psychosocial function       in youth with type 1 diabetes 12 years after disease onset. Diabetes       Care . 33 , 1430-1437.

Finch, S., & Cumming, G. (2009) Putting Research  in Context: Understanding Confidence Intervals from One or More Studies, Journal of Pediatric Psychology , 34(9),  903-916.

Piriyaprasarth, P., Morris, M., Winter, A., Delany,  C., & Finch, S. (2009)  Trials needed  to assess knee proprioception following stroke, Physiotherapy Research International Journal , 14(1) : 6-16.

Ekinci, E.I.,  Thomas, G., Thomas, D., Johnson, C., MacIsaac, R.J., Houlihan, C.A., Finch, S., Panagiotopoulos, S., O'Callaghan, C. & Jerums, G. (2009) Effects of salt supplementation on the albuminuric response to telmisartan with or without hydrochlorothiazide therapy in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes are modulated by habitual dietary salt intake.  Diabetes Care, 32(8) : 1398-1404.

Northam, E.A, Rankins, D., Lin, A., Wellard, R.M., Pell, G.S., Finch, S.J., Werther, G.A.,  and Cameron, F.J.  (2009) Central nervous system function in youth with type 1 diabetes 12 years  after disease onset. Diabetes Care , 32(3) :  455-461.

Premaratne, E.,   MacIsaac, R., Finch, S., Panagiotopoulos, S., Ekinci, E., & Jerums,  J. (2008) Serial Measurements of Cystatin C are more accurate than  creatinine-based methods in detecting declining renal function in Type 1  diabetes, Diabetes Care, 31(5) :971-3.

Cornick, K.E., Boroditsky, M., Finch, S., Dods,   S.D., & Farrell, P.M. (2006),  Experimental Comparison of PMD-Induced System Penalty Models, Photonic  Technology Letters, 18(10) : 1149- 1151.

Hoekstra, R., Finch,  S., Kiers, H.A.L., & Johnson, A. (2006), Probability as certainty:  Dichotomous thinking and the misuse of p -values, Psychonomic Bulletin  and Review, 13 : 1033 – 1037.

Buchanan, R. & Finch, S. (2005) History of psychometrics. In Everitt, B. & Howell, B.C. (Ed.s) Encyclopedia of Behavioural Statistics. Cumming, G., & Finch, S. (2005) Inference by Eye: Confidence Intervals, and How to Read Pictures of Data. American Psychologist, 60 : 170-180.

Fidler, F., Thomason, N., Cumming, G., Finch, S. & Leeman, J. (2005).  Still much to learn about confidence intervals. Reply to Rouder and  Morey.& Psychological Science, 16 : 494-495.

Cornick, K.E., Finch, S., Farrell, P., Dods, S. &  Boroditsky, M..(2005). Modelling PMD-induced system penalties. In Payne, D.  & Stewart, W.(eds), 31st European Conference on Optical Communication  (ECOC) Proceedings. 3 : 339-340. London,   United Kingdom:  IEE - Institution of Electrical Engineers.

Fidler, F., Thomason, N., Cumming, G., Finch, S., & Leeman, J. (2004) Editors can lead researchers to confidence intervals but they can't make them think: Statistical reform lessons from medicine. Psychological Science, 15 : 119-126.

Finch, S.J., Cumming, G., Williams, J., Palmer, L., Griffith, E., Alders, C., Anderson, J.L. & Goodman, O. (2004) Reform of statistical inference in psychology: The case of Memory and Cognition. Behaviour Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 36 : 312-324.

Sullivan, K., Finch, S., & O'Conor, F. (2003) A confidence interval analysis of three studies using the Alzheimer's disease knowledge test. Aging and Mental Health, 7 : 176-181.

Finch, S.J., Thomason, N. & Cumming, G. (2002) Past and future American Psychological Association guidelines for statistical practice. Theory & Psychology, 12 : 825-853.

Finch, S.J., Cumming, G. & Thomason, N. (2001) Reporting of statistical inference in the Journal of Applied Psychology: Little evidence of progress. Educational & Psychological Measurement, 61 : 181-210.

Cumming, G., & Finch, S.J. (2001) A primer on the understanding, use and calculation of central and noncentral confidence intervals. Educational & Psychological Measurement, 61 : 530-572.