Prof David Watters

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair In Surgery

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Barwon Health

Publications

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2017

Laparoscopic or open appendicectomy for suspected appendicitis in pregnancy and evaluation of foetal outcome in Australia

N Winter, G Guest, M Bozin, B Thomson, G Mann, S Tan, D Clark, J Daruwalla, V Muralidharan, N Najan, M Pitcher, K Vilhelm, M Cox, S Lane, D Watters

(2017), Vol. 87, pp. 334-338, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1

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Surgical capacity building in Timor-Leste: a review of the first 15?years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons-led Australian Aid programme

G Guest, D Scott, J Xavier, N Martins, E Vreede, A Chennal, D Moss, D Watters

(2017), Vol. 87, pp. 436-440, ANZ journal of surgery, London, Eng., C1

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Measuring the burden of surgical disease averted by emergency and essential surgical care in a district hospital in Papua New Guinea

M Stokes, G Guest, P Mamadi, W Seta, N Yaubihi, G Karawiga, B Naidi, D Watters

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 650-659, World journal of surgery, New York, N.Y., C1

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of hepatic resection versus transarterial chemoembolization for solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma

C Stevens, A Awad, S Abbas, D Watters

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 653-658, HPB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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National surgical mortality audit may be associated with reduced mortality after emergency admission

A Kiermeier, W Babidge, G McCulloch, G Maddern, D Watters, R Aitken

(2017), Vol. 87, pp. 830-836, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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2016

Cautery versus scalpel for abdominal skin incisions: a double blind, randomized crossover trial of scar cosmesis

D Stupart, F Sim, Z Chan, G Guest, D Watters

(2016), Vol. 86, pp. 303-306, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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The establishment and development of neurosurgery services in Papua New Guinea

W Kaptigau, J Rosenfeld, I Kevau, D Watters

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 251-257, World journal of surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development.

J Meara, A Leather, L Hagander, B Alkire, N Alonso, E Ameh, S Bickler, L Conteh, A Dare, J Davies, E Mérisier, S El-Halabi, P Farmer, A Gawande, R Gillies, S Greenberg, C Grimes, R Gruen, E Ismail, T Kamara, C Lavy, G Lundeg, N Mkandawire, N Raykar, J Riesel, E Rodas, J Rose, N Roy, M Shrime, R Sullivan, S Verguet, D Watters, T Weiser, I Wilson, G Yamey, W Yip

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 75-78, International journal of obstetric anesthesia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Assessment of acute burn management in 32 low- and middle-income countries

K Joseph, A Trehan, M Cherian, E Kelley, D Watters

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 791-800, World journal of surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Clinical events reported by surgeons assessing their peers

T Rey-Conde, A Wysocki, J North, J Allen, R Ware, D Watters

(2016), Vol. 212, pp. 748-754, American journal of surgery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Perioperative mortality rates in Australian public hospitals : the influence of age, gender and urgency

D Watters, W Babidge, A Kiermeier, G McCulloch, G Maddern

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 2591-2597, World journal of surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Bellwether procedures for monitoring and planning essential surgical care in low- and middle-income countries: caesarean delivery, laparotomy and treatment of open fractures

K O'Neill, S Greenberg, M Cherian, R Gillies, K Daniels, N Roy, N Raykar, J Riesel, D Spiegel, D Watters, R Gruen

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 2611-6219, World journal of surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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How does cholecystectomy influence recurrence of idiopathic acute pancreatitis?

C Stevens, S Abbas, D Watters

(2016), Vol. 20, pp. 1997-2001, Journal of gastrointestinal surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Who gets Hartmann's reversed in a regional centre?

R Hodgson, V An, D Stupart, G Guest, D Watters

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 184-189, Surgeon: journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2015

Wound management in disaster settings

P Wuthisuthimethawee, S Lindquist, N Sandler, O Clavisi, S Korin, D Watters, R Gruen

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 842-853, World journal of surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): a global indicator of access to safe surgery and anaesthesia

D Watters, M Hollands, R Gruen, K Maoate, H Perndt, R McDougall, W Morriss, V Tangi, K Casey, K McQueen

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 856-864, World journal of surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Colorectal multidisciplinary meetings: how do they affect the timeliness of treatment?

Z Nikolovski, D Watters, D Stupart, G Guest

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-4, ANZ journal of surgery, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Toward a standard approach to measurement and reporting of perioperative mortality rate as a global indicator for surgery

R Ariyaratnam, C Palmqvist, P Hider, G Laing, D Stupart, L Wilson, D Clarke, L Hagander, D Watters, R Gruen

(2015), Vol. 158, pp. 17-26, Surgery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Colorectal preOperative surgical score (CrOSS) for mortality in major colorectal surgery

C Kong, G Guest, D Stupart, I Faragher, S Chan, D Watters

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 403-407, ANZ journal of surgery, North Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Global cancer surgery : delivering safe, affordable, and timely cancer surgery

R Sullivan, O Alatise, B Anderson, R Audisio, P Autier, A Aggarwal, C Balch, M Brennan, A Dare, A D'Cruz, A Eggermont, K Fleming, S Gueye, L Hagander, C Herrera, H Holmer, A Ilbawi, A Jarnheimer, J Ji, T Kingham, J Liberman, A Leather, J Meara, S Mukhopadhyay, S Murthy, S Omar, G Parham, C Pramesh, R Riviello, D Rodin, L Santini, S Shrikhande, M Shrime, R Thomas, A Tsunoda, C van de Velde, U Veronesi, D Vijaykumar, D Watters, S Wang, Y Wu, M Zeiton, A Purushotham

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 1193-1224, Lancet oncology, London, Eng., C1

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Prevalence of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in surgery in Australasia

W Crebbin, G Campbell, D Hillis, D Watters

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 905-909, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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2014

Comparing mortality outcomes of major burns and toxic epidermal necrolysis in a tertiary burns centre

P Mahar, J Wasiak, E Paul, D Watters, J Kirby, D Gin, P Marsh, H Cleland

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 1743-1747, Burns, Oxford, England, C1

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A systematic review of the management and outcome of toxic epidermal necrolysis treated in burns centres

P Mahar, J Wasiak, B Hii, H Cleland, D Watters, D Gin, A Spinks

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 1245-1254, Burns, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Secondary bacterial infection and empirical antibiotic use in toxic epidermal necrolysis patients

P Mahar, J Wasiak, H Cleland, E Paul, D Gin, D Watters, P Marsh, A Padiglione

(2014), Vol. 35, pp. 518-524, Journal of burn care & research, Baltimore, MD, C1

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Among vitamin B12 deficient older people, high folate levels are associated with worse cognitive function: combined data from three cohorts

E Moore, D Ames, A Mander, R Carne, H Brodaty, M Woodward, K Boundy, K Ellis, A Bush, N Faux, R Martins, C Masters, C Rowe, C Szoeke, D Watters

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 661-668, Journal of alzheimer's disease, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Evaluation of the medium-term outcomes and impact of the Rowan Nicks Scholarship Programme

J Masterton, D Moss, S Korin, D Watters

(2014), Vol. 84, pp. 110-116, ANZ journal of surgery, London, Eng., C1

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The prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in a random sample from the Australian population

Eileen Moore, Julie Pasco, Alastair Mander, Kerrie Sanders, Ross Carne, Nicole Jenkins, Marion Black, Hans Schneider, David Ames, David Watters

(2014), Vol. 3, pp. 95-100, Journal of investigational biochemistry, Ann Arbor, MI, C1

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2013

Dedicated emergency theatres improve service delivery and surgeons' job satisfaction

D Stupart, D Watters, G Guest, V Cuthbert, S Ryan

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 549-553, ANZ journal of surgery, Richmond, Vic., C1

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Mortality and use of the auxiliary score in extensive toxic epidermal necrolysis patients admitted to an adult burns referral centre

P Mahar, J Wasiak, H Cleland, D Watters, P Eldho, P Marsh, D Gin

(2013), Vol. 227, pp. 180-185, Dermatology, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Increased risk of cognitive impairment in patients with diabetes is associated with metformin

E Moore, A Mander, D Ames, M Kotowicz, R Carne, H Brodaty, M Woodward, K Boundy, K Ellis, A Bush, N Faux, R Martins, C Szoeke, C Rowe, D Watters, AIBL Investigators

(2013), Vol. 36, pp. 2981-2987, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1-1

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Does an acute surgical model increase the rate of negative appendicectomy or perforated appendicitis?

S Brockman, S Scott, G Guest, D Stupart, S Ryan, D Watters

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 744-747, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Medical student participation in a surgical outpatient clinic: a randomized controlled trial

H Azher, J Lay, D Stupart, G Guest, D Watters

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 466-471, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Recalibration and validation of a preoperative risk prediction model for mortality in major colorectal surgery

C Kong, G Guest, D Stupart, I Faragher, S Chan, D Watters

(2013), Vol. 56, pp. 844-849, Diseases of the colon and rectum, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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Reducing errors in emergency surgery

D Watters, P Truskett

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 434-437, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Clinical decision making: how surgeons do it

W Crebbin, S Beasley, D Watters

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 422-428, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Making decisions in emergency surgery

G Campbell, D Watters

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 429-433, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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2012

Three phases of the Pacific Islands Project (1995-2010)

D Watters, H Ewing, E McCaig

(2012), Vol. 82, pp. 318-324, ANZ journal of surgery, Richmond, Vic., C1

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Cognitive impairment and vitamin B12 : a review

E Moore, A Mander, D Ames, R Carne, K Sanders, D Watters

(2012), Vol. 24, pp. 541-548, International psychogeriatrics, Cambridge, England, C1

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2011

Stitches in time : two centuries of surgery in Papua New Guinea

D Watters, A Koestenbauer

(2011), United States of America, A1

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2007

Time to CUSUM: simplified reporting of outcomes in colorectal surgery

T Bowles, D Watters

(2007), Vol. 77, pp. 587-591, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Thyroid surgery in the tropics

D Watters, J Wall

(2007), Vol. 77, pp. 933-940, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Cumulative sum techniques for surgeons: a brief review

C-H Yap, M Colson, D Watters

(2007), Vol. 77, pp. 583-586, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Loch Ness, Special Operations Executive and the first surgeon in paradise: Robert Kenneth Wilson (26.1.1899-6.6.1969)

D Watters

(2007), Vol. 77, pp. 1053-1057, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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2006

Influence of training on the family

F Miller, C Miller, A Fox, G Craig, D Watters

(2006), Vol. 76, pp. 907-911, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Guidelines for surgical audit in Australia and New Zealand

D Watters, A Green, A van Rij

(2006), Vol. 76, pp. 78-83, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Requirements for trainee logbooks

D Watters, A Green, A van Rij

(2006), Vol. 76, pp. 181-184, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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The surgical trainee log we need: minimum of work, maximum of output

C Merry, D Goodall-Wilson, G Guest, C Papas, J Selvidge, D Watters

(2006), Vol. 76, pp. 185-189, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Specialist surgical training in Papua New Guinea: the outcomes after 10 years

I Kevau, D Watters

(2006), Vol. 76, pp. 937-941, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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2005

Electronic medical handover: towards safer medical care

L Cheah, D Amott, J Pollard, D Watters

(2005), Vol. 183, pp. 369-372, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

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2004

Doctors in the Pacific

D Watters, D Scott

(2004), Vol. 181, pp. 597-601, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

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2001

Surgical capability and surgical pathology in Papua New Guinea in the year 2000

D Watters, W Kapitgau, P Kaminiel, O Liko, I Kevau, J Ollapallil, P Ponifasio

(2001), Vol. 71, pp. 274-280, ANZ journal of surgery, Carlton, Vic., C1-1

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Rising incidence of breast cancer in Papua New Guinea

A Halder, J Morewya, D Watters

(2001), Vol. 71, pp. 590-593, ANZ journal of surgery, Carlton, Vic., C1-1

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1997

Surgery for tuberculosis before and after human immunodeficiency virus infection: a tropical perspective

D Watters

(1997), Vol. 84, pp. 8-14, British journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2015

Douglas Annesley Stupart

Thesis entitled: Lynch Syndrome: Natural History and Colonoscopic Surveillance

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Patrick David Mahar

Thesis entitled: Toxic epidermal necrolysis: Factors associated with mortality in adult Victorian burns-centre treated patients

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine