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    • Macular GCIPL loss precedes peripapillary RNFL loss in glaucoma with lower intraocular pressure 

      Marshall, Henry; Andrew, Nicholas H; Hassall, Mark; Qassim, Ayub; Souzeau, Emmanuelle; Ridge, Bronwyn; Nguyen, Thi; Fitzgerald, Jude T; Awadalla, Mona S; Burdon, Kathryn Penelope; Healey, Paul R; Agar, Ashish; Galanopoulos, Anna; Hewitt, Alex W; Graham, Stuart L; Landers, John; Casson, Robert J; Craig, Jamie E (Elsevier, 2019-03-22)
      Purpose To investigate which clinical measures influence whether an individual demonstrates earliest glaucomatous structural progression on peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer (pRNFL) or macular ganglion cell-inner ...
    • Macular hypoplasia in congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1a 

      Wang, Bob Z; Siriwardana, Pradeep; Taranath, Deepa A (S. Karger, Basel, 2012)
      Congenital disorders of glycosylation are a rare group of metabolic disorders that can result in multiorgan disease. This article describes a novel finding of macular hypoplasia in congenital disorders of glycosylation type 1a.
    • Magnitude, temporal trends, and projections of the global prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Bourne, Rupert R A; Flaxman, Seth R; Braithwaite, Tasanee; Cicinelli, Maria V; Das, Aditi; Jonas, Jost B; Keeffe, Jill E; Kempen, John H; Leasher, Janet; Limburg, Hans; Naidoo, Kovin; Pesudovs, Konrad; Resnikoff, Serge; Silvester, Alex; Stevens, Gretchen A; Tahhan, Nina; Wong, Tien Yin; Taylor, H R; Vision Loss Expert Group (Elsevier, 2017-08-02)
      Background Global and regional prevalence estimates for blindness and vision impairment are important for the development of public health policies. We aimed to provide global estimates, trends, and projections of global ...
    • Major issues facing primary care mental health in Australia 2001 

      Holmwood, Chris (2008-10-12)
      There are many unanswered research questions regarding mental health in the general practice setting. These need to be adequately researched to inform policy and reform. Developments in services should not be stalled by ...
    • Making space for social inclusion in conceptualising climate change vulnerability 

      Arthurson, Kathy; Baum, Scott (Taylor and Francis, 2013-07-16)
      Impacts from climate change pose a raft of challenges for societies, governments and policy makers internationally. The anticipated changes are well documented, including rising sea levels, increased floods and other extreme ...
    • Management of high-risk corneal grafts 

      Williams, Keryn Anne; Coster, Douglas John (2003)
    • Managing chronic conditions care across primary care and hospital systems: lessons from an Australian Hospital Avoidance Risk Program using the Flinders Chronic Condition Management Program 

      Lawn, Sharon Joy; Zabeen, Sara; Smith, David; Wilson, Ellen; Miller, Cathie; Battersby, Malcolm Wayne; Masman, Kevin (CSIRO Publishing, 2017-08-24)
      Objective The study aimed to determine the impact of the Flinders Chronic Condition Management Program for chronic condition self-management care planning and how to improve its use with Bendigo Health’s Hospital Admission ...
    • Maternal uniparental isodisomy of chromosome 6 unmasks a novel variant in TULP1 in a patient with early onset retinal dystrophy 

      Souzeau, Emmanuelle; Thompson, Jennifer A; McLaren, Terri L; De Roach, John N; Barnett, Christopher P; Lamey, Tina M; Craig, Jamie E (Molecular Vision, 2018-07-21)
      Purpose Inherited retinal dystrophies are a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of disorders. Molecular diagnosis has proven utility for affected individuals. In this study, we report an individual enrolled in ...
    • Maternity Coalition: Australia's national maternity consumer advocacy organization 

      Newman, Lareen Ann; Reiger, Kerreen; Campo, Monica (Demeter Press, 2011-05)
      This chapter tells the story of the Maternity Coalition (MC), an Australian advocacy organization which represents an often ‘forgotten’ strand of the women’s movement — the maternalist feminist emphasis on reclaiming women’s ...
    • Maternity funding and workforce reform: strategies for better design, better value, better health and equity 

      Donnellan-Fernandez, Roslyn Elizabeth; Newman, Lareen Ann; Reiger, Kerreen; Tracy, Sally (2013-04-10)
      The purpose of this paper is to make transparent the connections between funding, workforce issues, and clinical outcomes in Australian maternity services, including their relationship to Casemix. It will also examine how ...
    • Measurement of Systemic Mitochondrial Function in Advanced Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma and Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy 

      Van Bergen, Nicole J; Crowston, Jonathan G; Craig, Jamie E; Burdon, Kathryn Penelope; Kearns, Lisa S; Sharma, Shiwani; Hewitt, Alex W; Trounce, Ian A (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is a common neurodegenerative disease characterized by the selective and gradual loss of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs). Aging and increased intraocular pressure (IOP) are glaucoma risk ...
    • Measuring change 

      Barker, George; Shephard, Mark Douglas; Goodall, Ian; Obersteller, Elizabeth; Jones, Graham (Australian Doctor online, 2011)
      A change in the reporting of HbA1c is being adopted globally, including in Australia. It's anticipated that this change will, among other things, make it easier for doctors to educate their patients about the importance ...
    • Measuring impacts of value to patients is crucial when evaluating palliative care 

      McCaffrey, Nicola; Currow, David Christopher; Eckermann, Simon Douglas (Elsevier, 2009-06)
      The inclusion of preparation for death and managing affairs in the end-of-life instrument designed by Borreani et al.1 to elicit preferences about dying is commendable. Of note, few quality-of-life (QOL) measurement tools ...
    • Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 

      Lim, Stephen S; Allen, Kate; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A; Dandona, Lalit; Forouzanfar, Mohammad H; Fullman, Nancy; Gething, Peter W; Goldberg, Ellen M; Hay, Simon I; Holmberg, Mollie; Kinfu, Yohannes; Kutz, Michael J; Larson, Heidi J; Liang, Xiaofeng; Lopez, Alan D; Lozano, Rafael; McNellan, Claire R; Mokdad, Ali H; Mooney, Meghan D; Naghavi, Mohsen; Olsen, Helen E; Pigott, David M; Salomon, Joshua A; Vos, Theo; Wang, Haidong; Pesudovs, Konrad (Elsevier, 2016-10-08)
      Background In September, 2015, the UN General Assembly established the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs specify 17 universal goals, 169 targets, and 230 indicators leading up to 2030. We provide an analysis ...
    • A Media Approach to China-US Relations 

      Li, Zipeng (2014-08-22)
      A comparative study of Chinese and US newspaper reports on the summit between Xi Jinping and Obama in June 2013.
    • Medicare Local-Local Health Network partnerships in South Australia: lessons for Primary Health Networks 

      Javanparast, Sara; Baum, Fran; Barton, Elsa; Freeman, Toby; Lawless, Angela Patricia; Fuller, Jeffrey; Reed, Richard Lewis; Kidd, Michael Richard (Australasian Medical Publishing Company, 2015-09-07)
      Objectives: To examine the partnerships in population health planning between Medicare Locals (MLs) and Local Health Networks (LHNs) in South Australia, and the factors that facilitated or constrained collaborations, to ...
    • Medicare Local-Local Health Network partnerships in South Australia: lessons for Primary Health Networks 

      Javanparast, Sara; Baum, Fran; Barton, Elsa; Freeman, Toby; Lawless, Angela Patricia; Fuller, Jeffrey; Reed, Richard Lewis; Kidd, Michael Richard (Australasian Medical Publishing Company Ltd, 2015-09-07)
      Objectives: To examine the partnerships in population health planning between Medicare Locals (MLs) and Local Health Networks (LHNs) in South Australia, and the factors that facilitated or constrained collaborations, to ...
    • Medicare Locals: A model for integration in primary health care 

      Bywood, Petra Teresia; Brown, Lynsey; Katterl, Rachel (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      Objective: Australian Medicare Locals (MLs) have been established to improve the patient’s journey through the health care system by facilitating integrated services that meet the local community’s needs. How MLs are ...
    • Medicare Locals: A model for primary health care integration? 

      Brown, Lynsey; Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia; Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Cheffins, Tracey (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      The first tranche of Medicare Locals (MLs) was established in July 2011 as part of the Australian Government’s health care reform agenda. Nineteen proposals were accepted from Divisions of General Practice (DGP) to establish ...
    • Meeting the primary health care needs of refugees and asylum seekers 

      Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor; Cheng, I-Hao (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-12)
      Australia currently accepts over 13,000 refugee entrants each year. A refugee is a person who, “owing to a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social ...