Gabrielle B McCallum

Summary

Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Mobile phones support adherence and retention of indigenous participants in a randomised controlled trial: strategies and lessons learnt
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:622. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Severity scoring systems: are they internally valid, reliable and predictive of oxygen use in children with acute bronchiolitis?
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 48:797-803. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Antibiotics for persistent cough or wheeze following acute bronchiolitis in children
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD009834. 2012
  4. pmc Emerging pneumococcal carriage serotypes in a high-risk population receiving universal 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine since 2001
    Amanda J Leach
    Menzies School of Health Research, John Mathews Building Bldg58, Royal Darwin Hospital, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, Northern Territory, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:121. 2009
  5. pmc Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 14:53. 2013
  6. pmc A single dose of azithromycin does not improve clinical outcomes of children hospitalised with bronchiolitis: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e74316. 2013
  7. pmc Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 13:156. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term azithromycin for Indigenous children with non-cystic-fibrosis bronchiectasis or chronic suppurative lung disease (Bronchiectasis Intervention Study): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:610-20. 2013
  9. pmc Azithromycin for Indigenous children with bronchiectasis: study protocol for a multi-centre randomized controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:122. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised with acute asthma. Identification of intervention points: a single centre study
    Blake F Giarola
    Northern Territory Flinders Medical School, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:286-90. 2014

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Publications14

  1. pmc Mobile phones support adherence and retention of indigenous participants in a randomised controlled trial: strategies and lessons learnt
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:622. 2014
    ..Ensuring adherence to treatment and retention is important in clinical trials, particularly in remote areas and minority groups. We describe a novel approach to improve adherence, retention and clinical review rates of Indigenous children...
  2. doi request reprint Severity scoring systems: are they internally valid, reliable and predictive of oxygen use in children with acute bronchiolitis?
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 48:797-803. 2013
    ..Children aged <24 months presenting to Royal Darwin Hospital with a clinical diagnosis of bronchiolitis were eligible to participate...
  3. doi request reprint Antibiotics for persistent cough or wheeze following acute bronchiolitis in children
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD009834. 2012
    ..Although bronchiolitis is usually a self-limiting condition, a number of children have persistent respiratory symptoms such as cough and wheezing in post-acute bronchiolitis, and they present or re-present to secondary care...
  4. pmc Emerging pneumococcal carriage serotypes in a high-risk population receiving universal 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine since 2001
    Amanda J Leach
    Menzies School of Health Research, John Mathews Building Bldg58, Royal Darwin Hospital, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, Northern Territory, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:121. 2009
    ..This study presents carriage serotypes following this schedule...
  5. pmc Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 14:53. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc A single dose of azithromycin does not improve clinical outcomes of children hospitalised with bronchiolitis: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Gabrielle B McCallum
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e74316. 2013
    ..We also determined the effect of azithromycin on nasopharyngeal microbiology...
  7. pmc Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 13:156. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term azithromycin for Indigenous children with non-cystic-fibrosis bronchiectasis or chronic suppurative lung disease (Bronchiectasis Intervention Study): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:610-20. 2013
    ..We aimed to establish whether long-term azithromycin reduced pulmonary exacerbations in Indigenous children with non-cystic-fibrosis bronchiectasis or chronic suppurative lung disease...
  9. pmc Azithromycin for Indigenous children with bronchiectasis: study protocol for a multi-centre randomized controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:122. 2012
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that azithromycin administered once a week as maintenance antibiotic treatment will reduce the rate of pulmonary exacerbations in Indigenous children with bronchiectasis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised with acute asthma. Identification of intervention points: a single centre study
    Blake F Giarola
    Northern Territory Flinders Medical School, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:286-90. 2014
    ....
  11. pmc Longitudinal nasopharyngeal carriage and antibiotic resistance of respiratory bacteria in indigenous Australian and Alaska native children with bronchiectasis
    Kim M Hare
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e70478. 2013
    ..In the Bronchiectasis Observational Study we examined over several years the nasopharyngeal carriage and antibiotic resistance of respiratory bacteria in these two PCV7-vaccinated populations...
  12. pmc Randomized placebo-controlled trial on azithromycin to reduce the morbidity of bronchiolitis in Indigenous Australian infants: rationale and protocol
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Trials 12:94. 2011
    ..Our study tests the hypothesis that the anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties of azithromycin, improve the clinical outcomes of Indigenous Australian infants hospitalised with bronchiolitis...
  13. doi request reprint Accuracy of cough reporting by carers of Indigenous children
    Matthew J Morey
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E199-203. 2013
    ..The study aims to determine the reliability of a 24-h history of reported cough presence and quality (wet/dry) compared with objectively recorded cough, and evaluate factors that may influence cough reporting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Can mobile phone multimedia messages and text messages improve clinic attendance for Aboriginal children with chronic otitis media? A randomised controlled trial
    James H Phillips
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:362-7. 2014
    ..phone multimedia messages (MMS) to families of Indigenous children with tympanic membrane perforation (TMP): (i) increase clinic attendance; (ii) improve ear health; and (iii) provide a culturally appropriate method of health promotion?..