Simone Harrison

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changing the risky beliefs of post-partum women about therapeutic sun-exposure
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 26:202-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Baseline survey of sun-protection knowledge, practices and policy in early childhood settings in Queensland, Australia
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, North Queensland Center for Cancer Research, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine ehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia 4811
    Health Educ Res 22:261-71. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The North Queensland "Sun-Safe Clothing" study: design and baseline results of a randomized trial to determine the effectiveness of sun-protective clothing in preventing melanocytic nevi
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, North Queensland Center for Cancer Research, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia 4811
    Am J Epidemiol 161:536-45. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Body-site distribution of melanocytic nevi in young Australian children
    S L Harrison
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 135:47-52. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint An investigation of professional advice advocating therapeutic sun exposure
    Simone Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:108-15. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint How good are parents at assessing melanocytic nevi on their children? A study comparing parental counts, dermatologist counts, and counts obtained from photographs
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1128-36. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Do all fair-skinned Caucasians consider themselves fair?
    S L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, 4811, Australia
    Prev Med 29:349-54. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Why do mothers still sun their infants?
    S L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:296-9. 1999
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Building capacity of maternity staff to discourage the use of sunlight therapy in the post-partum period and infancy
    Susan G Devine
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Women Birth 21:107-11. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Changing the risky beliefs of post-partum women about therapeutic sun-exposure
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 26:202-6. 2013
    ..Many post-partum women hold risky beliefs about perceived therapeutic benefits of sun-exposure in the post-partum period and infancy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Baseline survey of sun-protection knowledge, practices and policy in early childhood settings in Queensland, Australia
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, North Queensland Center for Cancer Research, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine ehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia 4811
    Health Educ Res 22:261-71. 2007
    ..SPP development and increased sun-protection knowledge of directors may improve reported sun-protective behaviors of children and staff of early childhood services...
  3. ncbi request reprint The North Queensland "Sun-Safe Clothing" study: design and baseline results of a randomized trial to determine the effectiveness of sun-protective clothing in preventing melanocytic nevi
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, North Queensland Center for Cancer Research, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia 4811
    Am J Epidemiol 161:536-45. 2005
    ..These findings further substantiate the hypothesis that nevus development in young children is related to sun exposure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body-site distribution of melanocytic nevi in young Australian children
    S L Harrison
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 135:47-52. 1999
    ..To investigate the body-site distribution of melanocytic nevi (MN) with respect to habitually and intermittently sun-exposed surfaces...
  5. ncbi request reprint An investigation of professional advice advocating therapeutic sun exposure
    Simone Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:108-15. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of inappropriate professional advice advocating therapeutic sun exposure in infancy and the post-partum period...
  6. ncbi request reprint How good are parents at assessing melanocytic nevi on their children? A study comparing parental counts, dermatologist counts, and counts obtained from photographs
    Simone L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1128-36. 2002
    ..In epidemiologic studies of children, counts of melanocytic nevi obtained from standardized photographs have the potential to replace counts made by physicians...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do all fair-skinned Caucasians consider themselves fair?
    S L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, 4811, Australia
    Prev Med 29:349-54. 1999
    ..Fair skin color is a risk factor for skin cancer. We aimed to determine whether Caucasians have an accurate perception of their skin color...
  8. ncbi request reprint Why do mothers still sun their infants?
    S L Harrison
    Skin Cancer Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:296-9. 1999
    ..To determine the prevalence of maternal beliefs about the therapeutic uses of sunlight in infancy in tropical Australia...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Building capacity of maternity staff to discourage the use of sunlight therapy in the post-partum period and infancy
    Susan G Devine
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Women Birth 21:107-11. 2008
    ..To describe the development, implementation and evaluation of an educational intervention that addresses risky beliefs held by midwives and nurses working in maternity areas and new mothers about therapeutic sun exposure...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Eastern Australian Childhood Nevus Study: site differences in density and size of melanocytic nevi in relation to latitude and phenotype
    Robert Maclennan
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:367-75. 2003
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis of site-specific differences in nevus proliferative potential...
  12. ncbi request reprint Obstacles and solutions to maintenance of advanced procedural skills for rural and remote medical practitioners in Australia
    Roz M Glazebrook
    Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 6:502. 2006
    ..This literature review addresses these two needs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reported knowledge, perceptions, and behavior of tourists and North Queensland residents at risk of contact with jellyfish that cause the "Irukandji syndrome"
    Simone L Harrison
    Anton Breinl Centre, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 15:4-10. 2004
    ..To determine the knowledge, beliefs, and behavior of local residents and visitors to North Queensland who may be at risk of contact with "Irukandji" jellyfish...