Philip Russo

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1997 …2023

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Research Output

2020

Nurse Expertise: A Critical Resource in the COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Schwerdtle, P. N., Connell, C. J., Lee, S., Plummer, V., Russo, P. L., Endacott, R. & Kuhn, L., 11 May 2020, In : Annals of Global Health. 86, 1, 5 p., 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Where is the strength of evidence? A review of infection prevention and control guidelines

Mitchell, B. G., Fasugba, O. & Russo, P. L., 21 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2019

Bundles of bundles

Russo, P. L., 1 Aug 2019, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 24, 3, p. 113-114 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Clinician perspectives of policy implementation: A qualitative study of the implementation of a national infection prevention policy in Australian hospitals

Havers, S. M., Russo, P. L., Page, K., Wilson, A. & Hall, L., Apr 2019, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 47, 4, p. 366-370 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Consumer knowledge and attitudes toward public reporting of health care–associated infection data

Russo, P. L., Digby, R. & Bucknall, T., Jun 2019, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 47, 6, p. 656-660 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Organisation and governance of infection prevention and control in Australian residential aged care facilities: A national survey

Mitchell, B. G., Shaban, R. Z., MacBeth, D. & Russo, P., Nov 2019, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 24, 4, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reducing urinary catheter use using an electronic reminder system in hospitalized patients: A randomized stepped-wedge trial

Mitchell, B. G., Northcote, M., Cheng, A. C., Fasugba, O., Russo, P. L. & Rosebrock, H., 1 Apr 2019, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 40, p. 427–431 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)

Results of the National healthcare associated infection point prevalence study

Russo, P., Stewardson, A., Cheng, A. C. & Mitchell, B., 17 Nov 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Strategies to reduce non-ventilator-associated hospital-acquired pneumonia: A systematic review

Mitchell, B. G., Russo, P. L., Cheng, A. C., Stewardson, A. J., Rosebrock, H., Curtis, S. J., Robinson, S. & Kiernan, M., Nov 2019, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 24, 4, p. 229-239 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Effects of the Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative after 8 years on infection control practices, health-care worker education, and clinical outcomes: a longitudinal study

Grayson, M. L., Stewardson, A. J., Russo, P. L., Ryan, K. E., Olsen, K. L., Havers, S. M., Greig, S., Cruickshank, M. & on behalf of Hand Hygiene Australia and the National Hand Hygiene Initiative, 1 Nov 2018, In : Lancet Infectious Diseases. 18, 11, p. 1269-1277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of electronic healthcare-associated infection surveillance software on infection prevention resources: a systematic review of the literature

Russo, P. L., Shaban, R. Z., Macbeth, D., Carter, A. & Mitchell, B. G., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 99, 1, 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing urinary catheter use: A protocol for a mixed methods evaluation of an electronic reminder system in hospitalised patients in Australia

Fasugba, O., Cheng, A. C., Russo, P. L., Northcote, M., Rosebrock, H. & Mitchell, B. G., 1 May 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 5, 9 p., 020469.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Aseptic technique and the implementation of national policy: Contextual factors for consideration

Havers, S. M., Russo, P. L., Page, K., Wilson, A. & Hall, L., 1 Jun 2017, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 22, 2, p. 94-95 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Healthcare-associated infections in Australia: Tackling the 'known unknowns'

Russo, P. L., Cheng, A. C., Mitchell, B. G. & Hall, L., 7 Mar 2017, In : Australian Health Review. 42, 2, p. 178-180 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

The burden of healthcare-associated infection in Australian hospitals: A systematic review of the literature

Mitchell, B. G., Shaban, R. Z., MacBeth, D., Wood, C. J. & Russo, P. L., 1 Sep 2017, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 22, 3, p. 117-128 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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21 Citations (Scopus)

What Makes a Tweet Fly? Analysis of Twitter Messaging at Four Infection Control Conferences

Mitchell, B. G., Russo, P. L., Otter, J. A., Kiernan, M. A. & Aveling, L., 1 Nov 2017, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 11, p. 1271-1276 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Characteristics of national and statewide health care-associated infection surveillance programs: A qualitative study

Russo, P. L., Havers, S. M., Cheng, A. C., Richards, M., Graves, N. & Hall, L., 1 Dec 2016, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 12, p. 1505-1510 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Novel application of a discrete choice experiment to identify preferences for a national healthcare-associated infection surveillance programme: A cross-sectional study

Russo, P. L., Chen, G., Cheng, A. C., Richards, M., Graves, N., Ratcliffe, J. & Hall, L., 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 5, 9 p., e011397.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2015
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Health-care-associated infections

Havers, S. M., Russo, P. L., Mitchell, B. & Hall, L., 1 Jul 2015, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 15, 7, p. 763-764 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Healthcare-associated infections in Australia: time for national surveillance

Russo, P. L., Cheng, A. C-S., Richards, M. J., Graves, N. & Hall, L., 2015, In : Australian Health Review. 39, 1, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Preventing healthcare-associated infections: the role of surveillance

Mitchell, B. G. & Russo, P. L., 4 Feb 2015, In : Nursing Standard. 29, 23, p. 52-58 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in health care-associated infection surveillance practices in Australia

Russo, P. L., Cheng, A. C-S., Richards, M. J., Graves, N. & Hall, L., 2015, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 43, 7, p. 773 - 775 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Clostridium difficile infection: nursing considerations

Mitchell, B. G., Russo, P. L. & Race, P., 23 Jul 2014, In : Nursing Standard. 28, 47, p. 43-48 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Doctor, do you have a moment? National Hand Hygiene Initiative compliance in Australian hospitals

Stewardson, A. J., Russo, P. & Grayson, M. L., 1 Sep 2014, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 201, 5, p. 264-265 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control - Our College, our future

Russo, P. L. & Shaban, R. Z., 1 Jan 2012, In : Healthcare Infection. 17, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Australia: A leader in hand hygiene

Russo, P., Pittet, D. & Grayson, L., 1 Jan 2012, In : Healthcare Infection. 17, 1, 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Caution advised when interpreting MyHospitals data

Russo, P. L., 1 Jan 2012, In : Healthcare Infection. 17, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a standardised approach to observing hand hygiene compliance in Australia

Ryan, K., Russo, P. L., Heard, K., Havers, S., Bellis, K. & Lindsay Grayson, M., 1 Jan 2012, In : Healthcare Infection. 17, 4, p. 115-121 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Good hand hygiene is good medicine

Grayson, M. L., Russo, P. L., Ryan, K. & Bellis, K., 1 Mar 2012, In : Medicine Today. 13, 3, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)
2011

ASID/AICA position statement - Infection control guidelines for patients with Clostridium difficile infection in healthcare settings

Stuart, R. L., Marshall, C., McLaws, M. L., Boardman, C., Russo, P. L., Harrington, G. & Ferguson, J. K., 1 Mar 2011, In : Healthcare Infection. 16, 1, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes from the first 2 years of the Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative

Grayson, M. L., Russo, P. L., Cruickshank, M., Bear, J. L., Gee, C. A., Hughes, C. F., Johnson, P. D. R., Mccann, R., McMillan, A. J., Mitchell, B. G., Selvey, C. E., Smith, R. E. & Wilkinson, I. J., 21 Nov 2011, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 195, 10, p. 615-619 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

98 Citations (Scopus)

The national hand hygiene initiative

Russo, P., 1 Jan 2011, In : Healthcare Infection. 16, 3, p. 122-122 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2009

Hand Hygiene Australia: Synopsis

Russo, P., 1 Jan 2009, In : Healthcare Infection. 14, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The national hand hygiene initiative

Grayson, M. L. & Russo, P. L., 19 Oct 2009, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 191, 8, p. 420-421 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of statewide surveillance system data on central line-associated bloodstream infection in intensive care units in Australia

McBryde, E. S., Brett, J., Russo, P. L., Worth, L. J., Bull, A. L. & Richards, M. J., 1 Nov 2009, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 30, 11, p. 1045-1049 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

42 Citations (Scopus)
2008

A user assessment of a smaller hospital surveillance program

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Motley, J., Russo, P. L., Spelman, D. W. & Richards, M. J., 1 Dec 2008, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 36, 10, p. 761-763 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Using samples to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of a surveillance process

McBryde, E. S., Kelly, H., Marshall, C., Russo, P. L., McElwain, D. L. S. & Pettitt, A. N., 1 Jun 2008, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 29, 6, p. 559-563 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2007

An alternative scoring system to predict risk for surgical site infection complicating coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Friedman, N. D. S., Bull, A. L., Russo, P. L., Leder, K. S., Reid, C. M., Billah, B., Marasco, S. F., McBryde, E. & Richards, M. J., 2007, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 28, 10, p. 1162 - 1168 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of a pilot surveillance program for smaller acute care hospitals

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Spelman, D. W., Russo, P. L. & Richards, M. J., 1 Apr 2007, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 35, 3, p. 196-199 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Influenza vaccine coverage among health care workers in Victorian public hospitals

Bull, A. L., Bennett, N., Pitcher, H. C., Russo, P. L. & Richards, M. J., 19 Feb 2007, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 186, 4, p. 185-186 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

Interhospital comparisons of coronary artery bypass graft surgical site infection rates differ if donor sites are excluded

Russo, P. L., Gurrin, L., Friedman, N. D., Bull, A. L., Marasco, S., Kelly, H., Boardman, C. J. & Richards, M. J., 22 Oct 2007, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 28, 10, p. 1210-1212 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

MRSA infections in smaller hospitals, Victoria, Australia

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Gurrin, L. C., Spelman, D. W., Russo, P. L. & Richards, M. J., 1 Dec 2007, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 35, 10, p. 697-699 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens in smaller hospitals

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Gurrin, L. C., Russo, P. L., Spelman, D. W. & Richards, M. J., 1 Jul 2007, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 28, 7, p. 896-898 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)