Dr Emily Haesler

PhD, P Grad Dip Adv Nurs, BN
Honorary Senior Lecturer, ANU Medical School
Assoc Professor Curtin University, Western Australia

Research interests

Research methodology

  • Qualitative and quantitative research including social network analysis and systematic review
  • Evidence based practice
  • Clinical guideline development
  • Consensus processes
  • Continuous quity improvement and auditing

Medical education research

  • Healer's Art and empathy in medicine
  • Vertical integration in medial education
  • Practice management
  • Learning styles
  • Motivation in teaching and learning

Wound prevention and management

  • Pressure injuries
  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Natural wound healing
  • Wound prevention and management standards

Aged care

  • Sexuality in older adults
  • Staff-family relationships
  • Gender issues
  • Promoting function in dementia

Research software solutions

  • Web-based systematic review management
  • Web-based consensus Delphi process
  • Sturgiss, E, Elmitt, N, Haesler, E et al 2018, 'Role of the family doctor in the management of adults with obesity: a scoping review', BMJ Open, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1-29.
  • Bauer, M, Fetherstonhaugh, D, Haesler, E et al 2018, 'The impact of nurse and care staff education on the functional ability and quality of life of people living with dementia in aged care: A systematic review', Nurse Education Today, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 27-45.
  • Street, M, Phillips, N, Haesler, E et al 2018, 'Refining nursing assessment and management with a new postanaesthetic care discharge tool to minimize surgical patient risk [IN PRESS]', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. -, no. -, pp. 1-11.
  • Haesler, E, Frescos, N & Rayner, R 2018, 'The fundamental goal of wound prevention: recent best evidence', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 14-22pp.
  • Haesler, E, Carville, K & Haesler, P 2018, 'Priority issues for pressure injury research: An Australian consensus study', Research in Nursing and Health, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 355-368pp.
  • Sturgiss, E, Elmitt, N, Haesler, E et al 2017, 'Feasibility and acceptability of a physician-delivered weight management programme', Family Practice, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 43-48pp.
  • Sturgiss, E, Haesler, E, Elmitt, N et al 2017, 'Obesity management in primary care', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 389, no. 10079, pp. 1605-1605.
  • Sturgiss, E, Haesler, E, Elmitt, N et al 2017, 'Increasing general practitioners' confidence and self-efficacy in managing obesity: a mixed methods study', BMJ Open, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. e014314-e014314.
  • Haesler, E, Kottner, J & Cuddigan, J 2017, 'The 2014 International Pressure Ulcer Guideline: methods and development', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 74, no. 6, pp. 1515-1530.
  • Haesler, E 2017, 'Evidence Summary: Wound Management Low Resource Communities — Potato Peel Dressings', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 154-155.
  • Haesler, E 2017, 'Evidence Summary: Pressure Injuries: Preventing heel pressure injuries with positioning', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 212-214.
  • Haesler, E 2017, 'Evidence Summary: Pressure Injuries: Preventing heel pressure injuries with prophylactic dressings', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 210-212.
  • Haesler, E 2017, 'Evidence Summary: Single modality management of lymphoedema: Exercise', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 52-55.
  • Haesler, E 2017, 'Evidence summary: Wound management low resource communities - Aloe vera for wound healing', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 115-117.
  • Haesler, E & White, W 2017, 'Minimising wound-related pain: A discussion of traditional wound dressings and topical agents used in low-resource communities', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 138-144.
  • Haesler, E 2017, 'Evidence Summary: Pressure Injuries: Preventing medical device related pressure injuries', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 214-216.
  • Phillips, N, Street, M & Haesler, E 2016, 'Response to: 'Mapping search terms to review goals is essential' by Geiger et al', BMJ Quality and Safety, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 131-131.
  • Sturgiss, E, Haesler, E & Anderson, K 2016, 'General practice trainees face practice ownership with fear', Australian Health Review, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 661-666.
  • Haesler, E, Bauer, M & Fetherstonhaugh, D 2016, 'Sexuality, sexual health and older people: A systematic review of research on the knowledge and attitudes of health professionals', Nurse Education Today, vol. 40, pp. 57-71.
  • Bauer, M, Haesler, E & Fetherstonhaugh, D 2016, 'Let's talk about sex: older people's views on the recognition of sexuality and sexual health in the health-care setting', Health Expectations, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1237-1250.
  • Ashman, F, Sturgiss, E & Haesler, E 2016, 'Exploring Self-Efficacy in Australian General Practitioners Managing Patient Obesity: A Qualitative Survey Study', International Journal of Family Medicine, vol. 2016.
  • Phillips, N, Street, M & Haesler, E 2016, 'A systematic review of reliable and valid tools for the measurement of patient participation in healthcare', BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 110-117.
  • Sturgiss, E, Sargent, G, Haesler, E et al 2016, 'Therapeutic alliance and obesity management in primary care - a cross-sectional pilot using the Working Alliance Inventory', Clinical Obesity, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 376-379pp.
  • Kottner, J & Haesler, E 2016, 'Dressings for Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Meta-analysis by Huang et al', Advances in skin & wound care, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 440-441.
  • Franks, P, Barker, J, Collier, M et al 2016, 'Management of patients with venous leg ulcers: Challenges and current best practice', Journal of Wound Care, vol. 25, no. Supp 1, pp. 1-67.
  • Haesler, E, Watts, R, Rice, J et al 2016, 'Local resource botanicals used in wound care', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 84-90.
  • Swanson, T, Haesler, E, Angel, D et al 2016, 'IWII Wound infection in clinical practice consensus document 2016 update', Wound Practice & Research, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 194-198.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Evidence Summary: Lymphoedema: Objective assessment using volumetry', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 147-149.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Evidence Summary: Lymphoedema: Objective assessment using circumference measurement', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 36-38.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Evidence Summary: Lymphoedema: Subjective Assessment', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 32-35.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Evidence Summary: Lymphoedema: Objective assessment using tonometry', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 150-151.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Evidence Summary: Lymphoedema: Objective assessment using bioimpedance spectroscopy', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 91-92.
  • Haesler, E & Carville, K 2015, 'Advancing pressure injury prevention around the globe: from the Pan Pacific region to an international pressure injury guideline', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 62-69.
  • Sharp, C, White, R, Kottner, J et al 2015, 'The International Pressure Ulcer Guideline Development Group response to pressure ulcer risk assessment: Do we need a golden hour?', Journal of Wound Care, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 237-239.
  • Anderson, K, Haesler, E, Stubbs, A et al 2015, 'Comparing general practice and hospital rotations', The Clinical Teacher, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 8-13.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Lymphatic filariasis: Treatment', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 198-201.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Lymphatic filariasis: Prevention', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 196-198.
  • Cuddigan, J, Kottner, J & Haesler, E 2015, Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: To the Editor, pp. 648-649pp.
  • Haesler, E 2015, 'Evidence Summary: Non-contact low-frequency ultrasound in wound management', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 144-146.
  • Langemo, D, Haesler, E, Naylor, W et al 2015, 'Evidence-based guidelines for pressure ulcer management at the end of life', International Journal of Palliative Nursing, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 225-232.
  • Cuddigan, J, Kottner, J & Haesler, E 2015, 'Treatment of Pressure Ulcers', Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 163, no. 8, pp. 648-649.
  • Cuddigan, J, Kottner, J & Haesler, E 2015, 'To the editor', Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 163, no. 8, pp. 648-649.
  • Sturgiss, E, Elmitt, N, Van Weel, C et al 2015, 'The role of the family doctor in the management of adults who are obese: a scoping review protocol', SpringerPlus, vol. 4, no. 820, pp. 1-5.
  • Phillips, N, Street, M & Haesler, E 2014, 'Measuring patient participation in health care: A comprehensive systematic review protocol', JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 68-88.
  • Thomson, J, Anderson, K, Haesler, E et al 2014, 'THE LEARNER'S PERSPECTIVE IN GP TEACHING PRACTICES WITH MULTI-LEVEL LEARNERS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY', BMC Medical Education, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 55-55.
  • Haesler, E, Phillips, N, Street, M et al 2013, 'Post-anaesthetic discharge scoring criteria: Key findings from a systematic review', International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 275-284.
  • Sturgiss, E, Anderson, K, Liedvogel, M et al 2013, 'To own or not to own How can we best educate general practice registrars about practice ownership?', Australian Family Physician, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 503-506.
  • Liedvogel, M, Haesler, E & Anderson, K 2013, 'Who will be running your practice in 10 years? Supporting GP registrars' awareness and knowledge of practice ownership', Australian Family Physician, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 333-336.
  • Carville, K, Haesler, E & Rayner, R 2012, 'Guest Editorial: The Pan Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 116-117.
  • Haesler, E, Rayner, R & Carville, K 2012, 'The Pan Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 6-8, 10-12, 14-20.
  • Hodgkinson, B, Haesler, E, Nay, R et al 2011, 'Effectiveness of staffing models in residential, subacute, extended aged care settings on patient and staff outcomes', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), no. 6, pp. CD006563-CD006563.