Ms Lynne Bartlett
Queensland Cancer Fund “George Roberts” Scholar (2006-2009)
Research Assistant: Community Sun Safety Award, SPHTMRS (2005)
Population Health Program Officer, Townsville Division of General Practice, Townsville, QLD (2001-2003)
Data Manager, Northern Territory Health Services - Women’s Cancer Prevention Program (Breastscreen & Papsmear Register) (1997-2000)
Forecasting Manager, Arthur Yates & Co. Ltd, Sydney, NSW (1992-1996)
Current research interests
Faecal Incontinence in North Queensland
Biofeedback therapy for bowel problems
Quality of life
Cross T, Bartlett L, Mushaya C, Ashour M, Ho Y. Glyceryl trinitrate ointment did not reduce pain after stapled Haemorrhoidectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Int Surg. 2012;97:112-119.
Mushaya C, Bartlett L, Schulze B, Ho Y. Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract compared with advancement flap for complex anorectal fistulas requiring initial seton drainage. Am J Surg. 2012;204:283-289.
Bartlett L, Sloots K, Nowak M, Ho Y-H. Impact of relaxation breathing on the internal anal sphincter in patients with fecal incontinence. The Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal (ANZCJ). 2012;18:38-45
Bartlett L, Sloots K, Nowak M, Ho Y-H. Biofeedback for faecal incontinence: a randomized control study comparing exercise regimen. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011;54:846-856.
Bartlett L, Sloots K, Nowak M, Ho YH. Biofeedback therapy for faecal incontinence: a rural and regional perspective. Rural Remote Health. 2011;11:1630
Mushaya C, Caleo P, Bartlett L, Buettner P, Ho YH. Harmonic scalpel compaired with conventional excision haemorrhoidectomy: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Submitted to Tech Coloproctol. 2011;
Bartlett L, Sloots K, Nowak M, Ho YH. Biofeedback therapy for symptoms of bowel dysfunction following surgery for colorectal cancer. Tech Coloproctol. 2011;15:319-326:
Sloots K, Bartlett L, Ho YH. Treatment of postsurgery bowel dysfunction: biofeedback therapy. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2009;36:651-8
Sloots K, Bartlett L. Practical strategies for treating postsurgical bowel dysfunction. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2009;36:522-7
Bartlett L, Nowak M, Ho YH. Impact of fecal incontinence on quality of life. World J Gastroenterol. 2009;15:3276-82
Bartlett L, Ho YH. PTQ™ anal implants for the treatment of faecal incontinence. Br J Surg. 2009;96:1468-75
Bartlett L, Harrison S, Nowak M, Taylor C. North Queensland sun-safety award: lessons learned from a health promotion pilot in local government. Journal of Rural and Tropical Public Health. 2009;8:
Bartlett L, Harrison S, Taylor C. Recognition and Reward of Local Government Sun-Safety Initiatives in North Queensland: An Environmental Health Promotion Pilot. Journal of Environmental Health Australia. 2008;8:41-9
Bartlett L, Nowak M, Ho YH. Reasons for non-disclosure of faecal incontinence: a comparison between two survey methods. Tech Coloproctol. 2007;11:251-7