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    • Translation, Cultural Adaptation, and Rasch Analysis of the Visual Function (VF-14) Questionnaire 

      Khadka, Jyoti; Huang, Jinhai; Mollazadegan, Kaziwe; Gao, Rongrong; Chen, Haisi; Zhang, Sifang; Wang, Qinmei; Pesudovs, Konrad (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., 2014-06-02)
      Purpose.: To translate, culturally adapt, and validate the original and previously validated shorter versions of the Visual Function Index (VF-14) questionnaire in a Chinese population. Methods.: The VF-14 was completed ...
    • Transnational Corporations and Health: A Research Agenda 

      Baum, Fran; Anaf, Julia Margaret (Sage Journals, 2015-02-10)
      Transnational corporations (TNCs) are part of an economic system of global capitalism that operates under a neoliberal regime underpinned by strong support from international organisations such as the World Trade Organization, ...
    • Treatments for somnambulism in adults: assessing the evidence 

      Harris, Melanie; Grunstein, Ron R (Elsevier, 2009)
      Somnambulism, or sleepwalking, is a parasomnia of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep where movement behaviours usually confined to wakefulness are displayed during sleep. Generally, if sleepwalking is causing distress or ...
    • Trialling a Personal Falls Monitoring System using Smart Phone 

      Huq, G; Maeder, Anthony; Basilakis, J; Pirnejad, H (Australian Computer Society, 2015-01-27)
      This paper describes a personal falls monitoring project using smart phone based tri-axial accelerometry, for surveillance of elderly people with falls risk living independently at home. The project relied on collaboration ...
    • Trust and Community Treatment Orders 

      McMillan, John; Lawn, Sharon Joy; Delany-Crowe, Toni (Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2019-05-20)
      There are conflicting views about the benefits of community treatment orders (CTOs) for people with mental illness. While there is a significant literature on the coercive nature of CTOs, there is less on the impact that ...
    • Two heads are better than one: Australian tobacco control experts 

      Rowley, Della; Lawn, Sharon Joy; Coveney, John David (CSIRO Publishing, 2015)
      Objective The aims of the present study were to explore the beliefs of Australian experts in tobacco control and change champions working in mental health and tobacco cessation, and to identify measures for addressing the ...
    • Type of unit and population served matters when implementing a smoke-free policy in mental health settings: Perceptions of unit managers across England 

      Zabeen, Sara; Tsourtos, George; Campion, Jonathan; Lawn, Sharon Joy (SAGE Publications, 2015-03-12)
      Background: Globally, smoking remains a significant issue for mental health populations. Many mental health trusts in England are facing challenges of implementing the NICE guidance according to which all mental health ...
    • The Umoona Kidney Project 

      Shephard, Mark Douglas; Brown, Michael A; Hudson, Maryanne; Riessen, Cissie; Braun, Janice (Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 2000)
      Kidney disease is one of the most serious problems facing Aboriginal Australians. Nationally the number of Aboriginal people with advanced or end-stage kidney disease is six times that of non-Aboriginal Australians. It has ...
    • Understanding Australian policies on public health using social and political science theories: reflections from an Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Workshop 

      Baum, Fran; Graycar, Adam; Delany-Crowe, Toni; de Leeuw, Evelyne; Bacchi, Carol; Popay, Jennie; Orchard, Lionel; Colebatch, Hal; Friel, Sharon; MacDougall, Colin James; Harris, Elizabeth; Lawless, Angela Patricia; McDermott, Dennis Roy; Fisher, Matthew; Harris, Patrick; Phillips, Clare; Fitzgerald, Jane (Oxford University Press, 2018-04-19)
      There is strong, and growing, evidence documenting health inequities across the world. However, most governments do not prioritize policies to encourage action on the social determinants of health and health equity. ...
    • Understanding burn injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: protocol for a prospective cohort study 

      Ivers, Rebecca Q; Hunter, Kate; Clapham, Kathleen; Coombes, Julieann; Fraser, Sarah; Lo, Serigne; Gabbe, Belinda J; Hendrie, Delia; Read, David; Kimble, Roy; Sparnon, Anthony; Stockton, Kellie; Simpson, Renee; Quinn, Linda; Towers, Kurt; Potokar, Tom S; MacKean, Tamara Jade; Grant, Julian; Lyons, Ronan; Jones, Lindsey; Eades, Sandra; Daniels, John; Holland, Andrew J A (BMJ Publishing group, 2015-10-13)
      Introduction Although Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Australia have higher risk of burns compared with non-Aboriginal children, their access to burn care, particularly postdischarge care, is poorly ...
    • Understanding everyday money skills for young people with disabilities 

      Hordacre, Ann-Louise (Australian Industrial Transformation Institute, 2016-10)
      Financial literacy is commonly recognised as referring to the skills, knowledge and confidence that support individuals making informed and effective decisions about the use and management of their money across a range of ...
    • Understanding the policy cycle and knowledge translation for researchers (A researcher’s guide) 

      Brown, Lynsey; Hagger, Christina; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      This RESEARCH ROUNDup introduces knowledge translation, suggests avenues where research evidence can inform different stages of the policy cycle, and provides some practical tips for researchers.
    • The US pivot to Asia 

      Dupont, Alan (2014-08-22)
      The US may have pivoted back to Asia and the Pacific rhetorically, but does it have the muscle and staying power to reassert itself in a region that it has dominated for nearly seven decades? US competitors, especially ...
    • Use of advance directives by South Australians: Results from the Health Ominbus Survey Spring 2012. 

      Bradley, Sandra L; Woodman, Richard John; Tieman, Jennifer; Phillips, Paddy Andrew (Australasian Medical Publishing Company Ltd, 2014)
      Objective: To determine the prevalence of completion of advance directives (ADs) and wills by South Australians aged 15 years and over. Design, setting and participants: Statewide population-based survey of a single member ...
    • Use of chronic disease management software in Australia 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      Computer based chronic disease management or clinical decision software packages are being developed partly in response to the barriers to optimal care identified by general practitioners: complexity of care regimens, ...
    • Use of mobile phones as a vehicle to increase internet use to improve health and wellbeing in South Australia 

      Newman, Lareen Ann; Biedrzycki, Katherine Rebecca (Flinders University Southgate Institute, 2009-12)
      This report is written to help inform policy directions to achieve the Broadband Usage target in the South Australian Strategic Plan while supporting improved population health under the SA Government’s Health In All ...
    • Use of telehealth for health care of Indigenous peoples with chronic conditions: a systematic review 

      Fraser, Sarah; MacKean, Tamara Jade; Grant, Julian; Hunter, Kate; Towers, Kurt; Ivers, Rebecca Q (James Cook University, 2017-09-20)
      Introduction: Telehealth may be a cost effective modality in healthcare delivery, but how well used or how appropriate it is for the care of Indigenous peoples is unclear. This review examines the evidence for telehealth ...
    • The usefulness of Vistech and FACT contrast sensitivity charts for cataract and refractive surgery outcomes research 

      Pesudovs, Konrad; Hazel, Charlotte A; Doran, Robert M L; Elliott, David B (BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 2004-01)
      AIM: To investigate the repeatability and sensitivity of two commonly used sine wave patch charts for contrast sensitivity (CS) measurement in cataract and refractive surgery outcomes. METHODS: The Vistech CS chart and its ...
    • Using a search filter to navigate the sea of research information 

      Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2015)
      When it comes to information sharing it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the amount of literature available. PHCRIS Researcher, Dr Lynsey Brown, introduces useful tools to help you navigate the sea of information.
    • Using the Transtheoretical Model of Behaviour Change to describe readiness to rescreen for colorectal cancer with Faecal Occult Blood Testing 

      Duncan, Amy; Turnbull, Deborah; Gregory, Tess Anne; Cole, Stephen Russell; Young, Graeme Paul; Flight, Ingrid; Wilson, Carlene J (CSIRO Publishing, 2012)
      Issue addressed: This study used the Transtheoretical Model of Behaviour Change (TTM) to describe reparticipation in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening according to social cognitive and background variables. Methods: A ...