Philip Russo

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1997 …2023

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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

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2019

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.

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3 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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
3 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

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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)

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)

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)
2012

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)
2011

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)
2009

Hand Hygiene Australia: Synopsis

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

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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.

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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.

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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)

Performance of the national nosocomial infections surveillance risk index in predicting surgical site infection in Australia

Friedman, N. D., Bull, A. L., Russo, P. L., Gurrin, L. & Richards, M., 1 Jan 2007, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 28, 1, p. 55-59 5 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of data reported to a smaller-hospital pilot surveillance program

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Richards, M. J., Russo, P. L. & Spelman, D. W., 1 Apr 2007, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 28, 4, p. 486-488 3 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in Australia - One Nation, Many States

Richards, M. J. & Russo, P. L., 1 Jun 2007, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 65, SUPPL. 2, p. 174-181 8 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A profile of smaller hospitals: Planning for a novel, statewide surveillance program, Victoria, Australia

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Gurrin, L. C., Richards, M. J., Russo, P. L. & Spelman, D. W., 1 May 2006, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 34, 4, p. 170-175 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Compliance with surgical antibiotic prophylaxis - reporting from a statewide surveillance programme in Victoria, Australia

Bull, A. L., Russo, P. L., Friedman, N. D., Bennett, N. J., Boardman, C. J. & Richards, M. J., 1 Jun 2006, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 63, 2, p. 140-147 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis in smaller hospitals

Bennett, N. J., Bull, A. L., Dunt, D. R., Russo, P. L., Spelman, D. W. & Richards, M. J., 1 Aug 2006, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 76, 8, p. 676-678 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

The establishment of a statewide surveillance program for hospital-acquired infections in large Victorian public hospitals: A report from the VICNISS Coordinating Centre

Russo, P. L., Bull, A., Bennett, N., Boardman, C., Burrell, S., Motley, J., Berry, K., Friedman, N. D. & Richards, M., 1 Sep 2006, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 34, 7, p. 430-436 7 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in Victorian hospitals - VICNISS Hospital Acquired Infection Surveillance

Russo, P. L., Bull, A., Bennett, N., Boardman, C., Burrell, S., Motley, J., Friedman, N. D. & Richards, M., 1 Jan 2005, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 29, 3, p. 244-248 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Rate of nosocomial transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from isolated patients

Cheng, A. C., Harrington, G., Russo, P., Liolios, L. L. & Spelman, D., Aug 2004, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 34, 8, p. 510-512 3 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical-site infection rates and risk factor analysis in coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Harrington, G., Russo, P., Spelman, D., Borrell, S., Watson, K., Barr, W., Martin, R., Edmonds, D., Cocks, J., Greenbough, J., Lowe, J., Randle, L., Castell, J., Browne, E., Bellis, K. & Aberline, M., 1 Jun 2004, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 25, 6, p. 472-476 5 p.

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121 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Laboratory detection and investigation of reduced susceptibility to vancomycin in oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Midolo, P., Korman, T. M., Kotsanas, D., Russo, P. & Kerr, T. G., 1 Mar 2003, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 22, 3, p. 199-201 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in infection control issues concerning Burkholderia cepacia

Jenney, A., Liolios, L., Spelman, D., Russo, P., Wilson, J., Wesselingh, S. & Kotsimbos, T., 1 Aug 2003, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 24, 8, p. 624-626 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical, microbiological, and economic benefit of a change in antibiotic prophylaxis for cardiac surgery

Spelman, D., Harrington, G., Russo, P. & Wesselingh, S., 1 Jan 2002, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 23, 7, p. 402-404 3 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Cost of surgical site infections following coronary artery bypass surgery

Jenney, A. W. J., Harrington, G. A., Russo, P. L. & Spelman, D. W., 29 Nov 2001, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 71, 11, p. 662-664 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

88 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Risk factors for surgical wound infection and bacteraemia following coronary artery bypass surgery

Spelman, D. W., Russo, P., Harrington, G., Davis, B. B., Rabinov, M., Smith, J. A., Spicer, W. J. & Esmore, D., 1 Mar 2000, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 70, 1, p. 47-51 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

78 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Needleless intravenous systems: A review

Russo, P. L., Harrington, G. A. & Spelman, D. W., 1 Jan 1999, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 27, 5, p. 431-434 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Hospital outbreak of Norwalk-like virus

Russo, P. L., Spelman, D. W., Harrington, G. A., Jenney, A. W., Gunesekere, I. C., Wright, P. J., Doultree, J. C. & Marshall, J. A., 1997, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. p. 576 - 579 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)