Beverley R. Bassett

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Cardiac Surgery in The Frail and Elderly; Towards optimal decision making in a vulnerable population.

2011/12-2014/15 • $281,422 • PI,CO
Before providing treatment for a disease doctors must obtain an 'informed consent'. It is important to provide patients with detailed information about the risks, benefits and alternatives to the proposed treatment. While this is a requirement that has been around for a long time, recent studies...

Evidence-Informed Primary Bereavement Care: A Knowledge-To-Action Approach

2011/12 • $199,443 • PI,CO,Other
The focus of bereavement care interventions to date has centered on those who present with complications. Primary bereavement care is considered as prevention and supportive for those experiencing the death of a loved one. Evidence indicates that the bereaved can suffer from a range of physical,...

Advancing the evidence to build a research program for developing Public Health capacity to promote health equity

2010/11 • $48,819 • PI,CO
Disparities in health between socially advantaged groups and those that are more disadvantaged are a global public health concern. These disparities, or 'health inequities,' reflect unequal opportunities to be healthy. In 2008, the World Health Organization called on all nations to reduce health...

Strengthening Public Health Organizational Capacity for Action to Achieve Health Equity

2010/11 • $13,535 • PI,CO
The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified the high priority of research exploring how health systems can contribute to actions that eliminate differences in health between more and less advantaged populations (health inequities) within a generation- a goal which the WHO views as an...