C F Heal

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection - a study of general practice management in northern Queensland
    Clare Heal
    General Practice and Rural Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Mackay, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 41:519-21. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection after dermatological surgery
    Clare F Heal
    Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 51:796-803. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Agreement between histological diagnosis of skin lesions by histopathologists and a dermato-histopathologist
    Clare F Heal
    Skin Cancer Research Group within the North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 48:1366-9. 2009
  4. pmc Does single application of topical chloramphenicol to high risk sutured wounds reduce incidence of wound infection after minor surgery? Prospective randomised placebo controlled double blind trial
    Clare F Heal
    James Cook University, School of Medicine, Mackay Base Hospital, Queensland 4740, Australia
    BMJ 338:a2812. 2009
  5. doi request reprint General practitioners' knowledge and attitudes to contact tracing for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in North Queensland
    Clare Heal
    Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:364-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Accuracy of clinical diagnosis of skin lesions
    C F Heal
    Skin Cancer Research Group within the North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Br J Dermatol 159:661-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Practice based research - lessons from the field
    Clare F Heal
    General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Mackay, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 37:381-4. 2008
  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. ncbi request reprint A peer support program for international medical graduates
    Clare Heal
    Department of General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 34:277-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis externa: management by GPs in North Queensland
    Tracy Cheffins
    James Cook University, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 38:262-3, 265-6. 2009

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection - a study of general practice management in northern Queensland
    Clare Heal
    General Practice and Rural Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Mackay, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 41:519-21. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe GP knowledge of recommended guidelines for chlamydia management and ascertain GPs' preferred model for contact tracing...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection after dermatological surgery
    Clare F Heal
    Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 51:796-803. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of and risk factors for SSI after dermatological surgery in general practice...
  3. doi request reprint Agreement between histological diagnosis of skin lesions by histopathologists and a dermato-histopathologist
    Clare F Heal
    Skin Cancer Research Group within the North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 48:1366-9. 2009
    ..Skin cancer is an increasing problem in fair-skinned populations worldwide. It is important that doctors are able to diagnose skin lesions accurately, and this is supported by accurate histological diagnosis...
  4. pmc Does single application of topical chloramphenicol to high risk sutured wounds reduce incidence of wound infection after minor surgery? Prospective randomised placebo controlled double blind trial
    Clare F Heal
    James Cook University, School of Medicine, Mackay Base Hospital, Queensland 4740, Australia
    BMJ 338:a2812. 2009
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a single application of topical chloramphenicol ointment in preventing wound infection after minor dermatological surgery...
  5. doi request reprint General practitioners' knowledge and attitudes to contact tracing for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in North Queensland
    Clare Heal
    Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:364-6. 2008
    ..Most diagnoses of genital chlamydia infection in Queensland are made by general practitioners (GPs). This study aimed to assess GP attitudes to and knowledge of contact tracing in rural North Queensland...
  6. doi request reprint Accuracy of clinical diagnosis of skin lesions
    C F Heal
    Skin Cancer Research Group within the North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Br J Dermatol 159:661-8. 2008
    ..Skin cancer is an increasing problem in fair-skinned populations worldwide. It is important that doctors are able to diagnose skin lesions accurately...
  7. ncbi request reprint Practice based research - lessons from the field
    Clare F Heal
    General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Mackay, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 37:381-4. 2008
    ..The authors sought to describe the process of conducting a successful randomised controlled trial in a primary care setting and identify enabling factors and barriers...
  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. ncbi request reprint A peer support program for international medical graduates
    Clare Heal
    Department of General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 34:277-8. 2005
    ..This article reports on a pilot program in Mackay, north Queensland that addressed some of these issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis externa: management by GPs in North Queensland
    Tracy Cheffins
    James Cook University, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 38:262-3, 265-6. 2009
    ..Clinical guidelines exist for the management of this condition. This study explores the pattern of causative pathogens and management of AOE by general practitioners in North Queensland...
  11. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making and decision aids - a literature review
    Jill Thistlethwaite
    Department of General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 35:537-40. 2006
    ..We discuss the evolution and rationale behind SDM and the evidence relating to outcomes, the types of decision aids available, and research relating to their use...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of Enhanced Primary Care health assessments by general practices in North Queensland
    Tracy Cheffins
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 16:221-3. 2010
    ..Blood pressure was the most frequently recorded test with or without a health assessment. The questionnaires provided useful information on how health assessments are implemented and whether GPs believe they are useful...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening for chlamydia in general practice
    Clare Heal
    James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 31:779-82. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in young patients presenting to general practitioners and to evaluate selective screening, based on risk factors, including gender...
  14. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making between registrars and patients--web based decision aids
    Jill Thistlethwaite
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:670-2. 2007
    ..This study explores the feasibility of using web based decision aids (DAs) to improve the skills of general practice registrars in sharing decisions with patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for wound infection after minor surgery in general practice
    Clare Heal
    James Cook University, Mackay, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:255-8. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence of and risk factors for surgical site infections in general practice...