Dr Emily Haesler

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

Adjunct Professor, Curtin University, School of Nursing, Midwivery and Paramedicine

Adjunct Associate Professor, La Trobe University, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care

Methodologist, International Pressure Injury Guideline 2nd, 3rd and 4th editions, internationalguideline.com

Committe member and Education Chair, International Wound Infection Institute

Committee member, World Alliance for Wound and Lymphoedema Care

Editorial Board, Journal of Tissue Integrity

Editorial Board, Wound Practice and Research

Editorial Board, WCET Journal

Fellow, Wounds 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 quality 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
  • Kottner, J, Cuddigan, J, Carville, K et al. 2020, 'Pressure ulcer/injury classification today: An international perspective', Journal of tissue viability, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 197-203.
  • Haesler, E & Carville, K 2020, 'Implementing the 2019 International Guideline: consultation on barriers, facilitators, challenges and resource needs', Wound Practice and Research, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 90-96.
  • Kottner, J & Haesler, E 2020, 'The dissemination of the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers Clinical Practice Guideline 2014 in the academic literature ', Wound Repair and Regeneration, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 580-583.
  • Haesler, E, Swanson, T, Ousey, K et al. 2019, 'Clinical indicators of wound infection and biofilm: Reaching international consensus', Journal of Wound Care, vol. 28, no. Sup3b, pp. S4-S12.
  • Sturgiss, E, Rieger, E, Haesler, E et al 2019, 'Adaption and validation of the Working Alliance Inventory for General Practice: qualitative review and cross-sectional surveys', Family Practice, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 516-522.
  • Jaiswal, C, Anderson, K & Haesler, E 2019, 'A self-report of the Healer's art by junior doctors: does the course have a lasting influence on personal experience of humanism, self-nurturing skills and medical counterculture?', BMC Medical Education, vol. 19, no. 443, pp. 1-9.
  • Fetherstonhaugh, D, Haesler, E & Bauer, M 2019, 'Promoting mealtime function in people with dementia: A systematic review of studies undertaken in residential aged care', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 96, pp. 99-118.
  • Kottner, J, Kottner, J, Cuddigan, J et al 2019, 'Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers/injuries: The protocol for the second update of the international Clinical Practice Guideline 2019', Journal of tissue viability, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 51-58.
  • Kottner, J, Kottner, J, Cuddigan, J et al 2019, 'Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers/injuries: The protocol for the second update of the international Clinical Practice Guideline 2019', Journal of tissue viability, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 51-58.
  • 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. 355-368.
  • 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. 27-45pp.
  • 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', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 74, no. 11, pp. 2566-2576pp.
  • 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, eds, 2016, Management of patients with venous leg ulcers: Challenges and current best practice.
  • 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. 194-198pp.
  • 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.
  • Thomson, J, Haesler, E, Anderson, K et al 2014, 'What motivates general practitioners to teach', Clinical Teacher, The, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 124-130.
  • 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.