Petra Buettner

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Tick paralysis in spectacled flying-foxes (Pteropus conspicillatus) in North Queensland, Australia: impact of a ground-dwelling ectoparasite finding an arboreal host
    Petra G Buettner
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Tropical Health Solutions Pty Ltd, Idalia, Townsville, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e73078. 2013
  2. pmc A community-based study of enduring eating features in young women
    Phillipa J Hay
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
    Nutrients 4:413-24. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of skin cancer in Townsville, Australia
    P G Buettner
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Int J Cancer 78:587-93. 1998
  4. doi request reprint Geographical variation of incidence of cutaneous melanoma in Queensland
    Petra Gertraud Buettner
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine, and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:269-77. 2008
  5. doi request reprint An intervention to discourage Australian mothers from unnecessarily exposing their babies to the sun for therapeutic reasons
    Simone Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, Anton Brienl Centre, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
    J Trop Pediatr 59:403-6. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint School sun-protection policies-does being SunSmart make a difference?
    Denise Turner
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, Anton Breinl Centre for Health Systems Strengthening, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia Tropical Health Solutions Pty Ltd, Idalia and School of Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Health Educ Res 29:367-77. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Changes in the pattern of sun exposure and sun protection in young children from tropical Australia
    Annika Smith
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:774-83. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Minor skin excisions in general practice in North Queensland
    Clare Heal
    General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 35:825-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Does being a "SunSmart School" influence hat-wearing compliance? An ecological study of hat-wearing rates at Australian primary schools in a region of high sun exposure
    Denise Turner
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, Anton Breinl Centre for Health Systems Strengthening, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 60:107-14. 2014
  10. pmc A randomized controlled trial undertaken to test a nurse-led weight management and exercise intervention designed for people with serious mental illness who take second generation antipsychotics
    Kim Usher
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 69:1539-48. 2013

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Publications14

  1. pmc Tick paralysis in spectacled flying-foxes (Pteropus conspicillatus) in North Queensland, Australia: impact of a ground-dwelling ectoparasite finding an arboreal host
    Petra G Buettner
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Tropical Health Solutions Pty Ltd, Idalia, Townsville, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e73078. 2013
    ..mauritianum. This initial analysis justifies further exploration of how an exotic plant might alter the relationship between a formerly ground-dwelling parasite and an arboreal host. ..
  2. pmc A community-based study of enduring eating features in young women
    Phillipa J Hay
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
    Nutrients 4:413-24. 2012
    ..Mental health related quality of life scores did not change but there were small improvements in psychological distress scores. The findings suggest little likelihood of spontaneous remission of ED problems in community women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of skin cancer in Townsville, Australia
    P G Buettner
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Int J Cancer 78:587-93. 1998
    ..Site-specific incidence rates demonstrate that highly sun-exposed body sites are at high risk of developing skin cancer and provide, therefore, strong indirect evidence for the causal relationship between sun exposure and skin cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Geographical variation of incidence of cutaneous melanoma in Queensland
    Petra Gertraud Buettner
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine, and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:269-77. 2008
    ..The study investigated geographical differences and time trends of incidence rate and body site distribution of cutaneous melanoma in Queensland...
  5. doi request reprint An intervention to discourage Australian mothers from unnecessarily exposing their babies to the sun for therapeutic reasons
    Simone Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, Anton Brienl Centre, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
    J Trop Pediatr 59:403-6. 2013
    ..6% vs. 2%; p = 0.026). This educational intervention should be used to educate parents, health professionals and students. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint School sun-protection policies-does being SunSmart make a difference?
    Denise Turner
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, Anton Breinl Centre for Health Systems Strengthening, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia Tropical Health Solutions Pty Ltd, Idalia and School of Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Health Educ Res 29:367-77. 2014
    ..These schools may require further support and advice to improve the comprehensive of their policies and incentives to continually implement them to achieve and maintain exemplary sun-protection compliance. ..
  7. doi request reprint Changes in the pattern of sun exposure and sun protection in young children from tropical Australia
    Annika Smith
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:774-83. 2013
    ..Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer globally. Lifetime risk is associated with childhood sun exposure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Minor skin excisions in general practice in North Queensland
    Clare Heal
    General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 35:825-8. 2006
    ..To describe the demographics of patients presenting with skin cancer to general practitioners in rural North Queensland, the sites from which skin cancers are removed, and their histology...
  9. doi request reprint Does being a "SunSmart School" influence hat-wearing compliance? An ecological study of hat-wearing rates at Australian primary schools in a region of high sun exposure
    Denise Turner
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, Anton Breinl Centre for Health Systems Strengthening, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 60:107-14. 2014
    ..Childhood sun exposure is an important risk factor for skin cancer. Anecdotal evidence suggests that hats are under-utilized by Australian primary school students...
  10. pmc A randomized controlled trial undertaken to test a nurse-led weight management and exercise intervention designed for people with serious mental illness who take second generation antipsychotics
    Kim Usher
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 69:1539-48. 2013
    ..To test the effect of a nurse-led intervention on weight gain in people with serious mental illness prescribed and taking second generation antipsychotic medication...
  11. doi request reprint Application of plastic wrap to improve temperatures in infants born less than 30 weeks gestation: a randomized controlled trial
    Jacqueline Smith
    HDipNeoIntCare, Townsville Hospital in Australia, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
    Neonatal Netw 32:235-45. 2013
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  12. pmc "Out of our control": living through Cyclone Yasi
    Cindy Woods
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
    Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 9:19821. 2014
    ..This highlights the central role of others during the recovery process and underlines the importance of promoting and facilitating social support to aid recovery post disaster. ..
  13. pmc Burden experienced by community health volunteers in Taiwan: a survey
    Yueh Mei Gau
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4810, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:491. 2013
    ..Our study adds to international research regarding the burden experienced by volunteers. This project is the first to assess how community health volunteers in Taiwan experience burden...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and measuring nicotine dependence among urban Indigenous pregnant women
    Kathryn S Panaretto
    Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Population Health Hub, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:554-7. 2009
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