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GP planning in a pandemic
(Government of South Australia Department of Health, 2009)
There are a number of good reasons why GPs will need to be prepared for pandemic influenza (PI). These include: workload/business continuity, medico-legal, ethical and personal reasons.
HIV among immigrants living in high-income countries: a realist review of evidence to guide targeted approaches to behavioural HIV prevention
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012)
Immigrants from developing and middle-income countries are an emerging priority in HIV prevention in high-income countries. This may be explained in part by accelerating international migration and population mobility. ...
A rapid appraisal case study of South Australia's Social Inclusion Initiative
(Government of South Australia Department of the Premier and Cabinet, 2007-06)
This Rapid Appraisal Case Study of South Australia’s Social Inclusion Initiative was undertaken to contribute to the work of the Social Exclusion Knowledge Network (SEKN) of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health ...
Comparison of measures of comorbidity for predicting disability 12-months post-injury
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-01-26)
Understanding the factors that impact on disability is necessary to inform trauma care and enable adequate risk adjustment for benchmarking and monitoring. A key consideration is how to adjust for pre-existing conditions ...
Attitudes towards and beliefs about colorectal cancer and screening using the faecal occult blood test within the Italian-Australian community
(Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, 2009)
Studies with minority ethnic communities worldwide reveal important differences in the content of beliefs about cancer and attitudes towards screening. Current initiatives in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening highlight the ...
Australian children's views about food advertising on television
This study explored children's views about food advertising on television in the light of recent public interest in childhood obesity and obesogenic environments. Thirty-seven children, aged between 8 and 11 years, discussed ...
An ecological analysis of factors associated with food insecurity in South Australia, 2002-7
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
In order to estimate the extent of food insecurity in South Australia and its relationship with a variety of socio-economic variables, Design Data collected routinely from 2002 to 2007 by SA Health were analysed. An ...
Does starting with the behavioural component of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) increase patients' retention in therapy?
(Cambridge University Press, 2012)
This study examined whether starting with the behavioural component of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) decreases the drop-out rate in outpatients with comorbid anxiety and depression. Retrospective data were collected ...
Comparative examination of trust during times of a food scandal in Europe and Australia
(Scientific & Academic Publishing, 2012)
This study compared public confidence in truth-telling by food chain actors in selected EU countries where there have been a number of food safety problems, with consumers in Australia where there have been fewer food ...
Who regulates food? Australians' perceptions of responsibility for food safety
(CSIRO Publishing, 2010)
Food scares have diminished trust in public institutions to guarantee food safety. Food governance after the food scare era is concerned with institutional independence and transparency leading to a hybrid of public and ...