EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

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Nicoletta Frescos

NICOLETTA FRESCOS

 

Current PhD Candidate La Trobe University – part time

 

 

 

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Current PhD Candidate La Trobe University – part time

2003 Master of Public Health (Major in health policy)

1984  Bachelor in Applied Science (Podiatry)                                      

1981 Diploma of Applied Science (Podiatry)                                      

1998 Certificate of Quality Supervision (Clinical teaching)

1992 Diploma of Community Development

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Asia Pacific Association for Diabetic Limb Problems 2015 - current   

Australian Podiatry Association 1980 – current

Australian Pain Society 2011 – current

Advanced Practicing Podiatrists – High Risk Foot Group 2011 – current

 

CURRENT APPOINTMENT

1997 – current. Lecturer, Discipline of Podiatry La Trobe University, Melbourne Victoria Australia

1998 – current. Health Adviser, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Melbourne office Australia

2018 – current. Wound Clinic. Austin Health, Heidelberg., Victoria Australia

2017 – current. Research Study Coordinator, Austin Health, Heidelberg., Victoria Australia

2013 – current Volunteer health educator for Solomon Islands and Fiji.  Interplast Australia/New Zealand

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018 - current Executive Board Member of Wounds Australia October 

2016 - current Member of the Editorial Board for Journal Wound Practice and Research.

2015 - current Treasurer Asia Pacific Asia Pacific Association for Diabetic Limb Problems

2015 - current, Secretary Research Portfolio of Wounds Australia

2009 - current Reviewer for the Australian Wound Research and Practice Journal    

2007 - current Reviewer for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 

2003 - 2007 Reviewer for the Australasian Journal of Podiatric Medicine                       

2018, 2016 and 2014 Member of Scientific committee and Chair of pre-conference workshops for the 2018, 2016 Wounds Australia conference

2010 –current Assessor of university podiatry courses for the Australian and New Zealand Podiatrists Accreditation Council

 

PAST PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2012 – 2015 Treasurer Wound Australia (formerly known as Australian Wound Management Association)

2009 – 2012 Victorian representative (formerly known as Australian Wound Management Association)

2008 -2012 President of Australian Wound Management Association (Victoria)

1990-2008 Member of the Podiatrist Registration Board (Victoria)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Frescos N. “Pain assesment tools for chronic lower limb wounds: a scoping review” Journal of Wound Practice and Research  In print 2019 27(1). 

Frescos N. “Assessment of pain in chronic wounds: A survey of Australian health care practitioners” International Wound Journal 2018 Dec, 15(6) 943-949.

Haesler E, Frescos N, Rayner R. “The Fundamental goal of wound prevention: recent best evidence.” Journal of Wound Practice and Research 2018 Vol 26 (1) 14 -22

Huimin K, Rowledge AM, Borzdynski CJ, Miller C, Frescos N, McKenzie G, Perry E, McGuiness W. “Reliability of a Skin Diagnostic Device in Assessing Hydration and Erythema” Advances in Skin & Wound Care” 2017 Vol 30.(10) 452-459

Dickson AM, Frescos N, Firth JC & Hamblin PS. “The characteristics of wound pain associated with diabetes-related foot ulcers: a pilot study.” Journal of Wound Practice and Research 2016 Vol 24 (3) 138 -148

Rowledge A, Frescos N, Miller C, Perry E & McGuiness W. “The diabetic foot ulcer periwound: a comparison of visual assessment and a skin diagnostic device” Journal of Wound Practice and Research 2016 Vol 24 (3) 160-168

Menz, HB. Auhl, A. Ristevski, S. Frescos, N. Munteanu, S. “Comparison of the responsiveness of the Foot Health Status Questionnaire and the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index in older people.” Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2014 12: 158

Menz, HB. Auhl, A. Ristevski, S. Frescos, N. Munteanu, S.  “Effectiveness of Off-The-Shelf, Extra-Depth Footwear in Reducing Foot Pain in Older People: A Randomized Controlled Trial" J Gerontol A Biol Sci. 2014 doi: 10.1093/Gerona/glu 169

Menz, HB. Auhl, A. Ristevski, S. Frescos, N. Munteanu, S. “Evaluation of the accuracy of shoe fitting in older people using a three-dimensional foot scanning.” Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2014 7:3

Menz, HB. Frescos, N, Munteanu, E. “Effectiveness of off–the-shelf footwear in reducing foot pain in Australian Department of Veterans’ Affairs recipients not eligible for medical grade footwear: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial” Trials 2013 14:106

Kaminski, M. Frescos, N. Tucker, S. "The Prevalence of Risk Factors for Foot Ulceration in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease on Haemodialysis" Internal Medicine Journal. 2012 42(6) 120-8.

Kaoulla, P. Frescos, N. Menz, HB. “A survey of foot problems in community dwelling older Greek Australians” Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2011 4: 23

Frescos, N, Nay, R. Featherstonhaugh, D. Gibson, S. “Assessment and management of pain in chronic wounds: a national survey of Australian health care practitioners caring for people with chronic wounds” Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2011 4: (Supp1) O16

Kaoulla, P. Frescos, N. Menz, HB. “Development and Validation of Greek language version of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index Scale.” Health Qual Life Outcomes 2008. 6(1):39

Freeman A, May K, Frescos N, Wraight, P. “The Frequency of Risk Factors for Foot Ulceration in Individuals with Nephropathy” Internal Medicine Journal 38 (2008) 314-320

Frescos N, Menz H “Foot health service provision by the Australian Department of Veterans’ Affairs: do major podiatry interventions reduce the number of maintenance treatments?” The American Journal of Podiatric Medicine 2007. Vol 97(6) p 469-74,

Crutchfield L, Frescos N, Duncan G, Weller C. “Prevalence of Mycoses in Chronic Lower Limb Wounds in People with Onychomycosis and/or Tinea Pedis.” Primary Intention 2005. Vol 13, 61-67

Frescos N. Diabetic Foot Disease-a worldwide problem. Australian Pharmacist October 2003 Vol 22 (10) p763-766

Payne CB, Frescos N, Miller K: Employers Expectations of new graduates – the dissonance between an academic education and a vocational training. Australasian Journal of Podiatric Medicine 2000. 34(4)135

 

Book Chapter

Frescos, N. Rice, J. “Wound care in the Solomon Islands” Chapter 6 in Harikrishna K.R.Nair

“Disaster wound management” publisher Uniquelink dot print Sdn Bhd  Malaysia September 2018

 

Frescos, N. Rando, T. “Wound Infection” Chapter 4 in Ousey K and McIntosh C “Assessment of Lower Extremity Wounds” publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd UK. December 2007.