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Tara Purvis (MSc [Research], B Physio [Honours]) is a Senior Research Officer in the Translational Public Health and Evaluation Research Division of the Stroke and Ageing Research Group (STAR) in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University. Tara has a clinical background in physiotherapy, over 8 years’ experience in research, and is completing her PhD part-time under the supervision of Prof Dominique Cadilhac and Dr Monique Kilkenny. Her project is aimed at exploring the effects of clinician behaviour change, and factors that support this, in reducing variation in acute stroke care. She is also involved in a number of research projects in the field of stroke including the analysis and reporting of the Stroke Foundation Acute and Rehabilitation Audits, and various other Public Health Evaluation projects.

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Projects 2012 2020

Research Output 2009 2019

Chest infection within 30 days of acute stroke, associated factors, survival and the benefits of stroke unit care: Analysis using linked data from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry

Chapman, C., Cadilhac, D. A., Morgan, P., Kilkenny, M. F., Grimley, R., Sundararajan, V., Purvis, T., Johnston, T., Lannin, N. A., Andrew, N. E. & On behalf of the Stroke123 investigators and AuSCR Consortium, 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Stroke. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Influence of stroke coordinators on delivery of acute stroke care and hospital outcomes: An observational study

Purvis, T., Kilkenny, M. F., Middleton, S. & Cadilhac, D. A., 1 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Stroke. 13, 6, p. 585-591 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Is length of time in a stroke unit associated with better outcomes for patients with stroke in Australia? An observational study

Busingye, D., Kilkenny, M. F., Purvis, T., Kim, J., Middleton, S., Campbell, B. C. V. & Cadilhac, D. A., 12 Nov 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 11, 9 p., e022536.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Risk factors for the development of chest infections in acute stroke: a systematic review

Chapman, C., Morgan, P., Cadilhac, D. A., Purvis, T. & Andrew, N. E., 18 Aug 2018, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 25, 6, p. 445-458 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Benefits of clinical facilitators on improving stroke care in acute hospitals: a new programme for Australia

Purvis, T., Moss, K., Francis, L., Borschmann, K., Kilkenny, M. F., Denisenko, S., Bladlin, C. F. & Cadilhac, D. A., 1 Jul 2017, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 47, 7, p. 775-784 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review