Higher degree by research students
Sch Pharmacy & Medical Sciences
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Janet Sluggett is a PhD candidate at the Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre. Her supervisors are Emeritus Professor Andrew Gilbert, Dr Gillian Caughey and Dr Michael Ward. Janet's research is focused on the use of medicines by the older population after a hospitalisation for an ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA).
Janet is a registered pharmacist and is accredited to perform Home Medicines Reviews (HMRs). She has practiced in public and private hospital settings, with experience in the areas of neurology, geriatrics, rehabilitation and transitional care.
Sluggett JK, Caughey GE, Ward MB, Roughead EE, Gilbert A. Transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke: constructing episodes of care using hospital claims data. BMC Research Notes 2013; 6:128.
Wiese MD, Sluggett JK, Wilson CJ, Reuter SE, Turner SC, Evans AM. Perceived and actual paracetamol dosing in overweight and obese children. Eur J Hosp Pharm, published online 20 August 2012, doi:10.1136/ejhpharm-2011-000031
Sluggett JK, Ward M, Caughey G, Gilbert A. Pharmacotherapy for secondary prevention of transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke in adults. Australian Pharmacist 2011; 30(3): 224-8.
Sluggett JK, Caughey GE, Ward MB, Gilbert AL. Drug treatment after transient ischaemic attack or ischaemic stroke: are we doing enough to reduce secondary risk?. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2012; 21(suppl. 3): 29.
Sluggett JK, Caughey G, Ward M, Gilbert A. A snapshot of medicines use after ischaemic stroke. National Medicines Symposium 2012, Sydney.
Sluggett JK, Caughey G, Ward M, Gilbert A. Patterns of hospital separations after a transient ischaemic attack or ischaemic stroke. In APSA Conference proceedings, 2011
Sluggett JK, Caughey G, Ward M, Gilbert A. Use of guideline-recommended medications after a TIA or ischaemic stroke: a review. In APSA Conference proceedings, 2010.
Num JK, Chau W, Spurling L, Eaton V. An investigation into the management of gentamicin dosing at Flinders Medical Centre. In SHPA SA & NT Branch conference proceedings, 2006.
Num JK, Evans A. An investigation into the dosing of non-prescription medicines in an overweight paediatric population. In Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of ASCEPT & APSA, 2005.
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA)
Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)
Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy (AACP)
Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association (APSA)