Robert Booy

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The study design and methodology for the ARCHER study--adolescent rural cohort study of hormones, health, education, environments and relationships
    Katharine Steinbeck
    Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine, University of Sydney, at Children s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:143. 2012
  2. pmc Passive smoking, invasive meningococcal disease and preventive measures: a commentary
    Harunor Rashid
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Med 10:160. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Pilot study of influenza vaccine effectiveness in urban Australian children attending childcare
    J Kevin Yin
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:857-62. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccine: systematic review and meta-analysis
    J Kevin Yin
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Disease, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 5:299-305. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009
    Gulam Khandaker
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Antivir Ther 16:1005-10. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Influenza infection in infants aged <6 months during the H1N1-09 pandemic: A hospital-based case series
    Emilia E Esterman
    Postgraduate Medical Program, Sydney Medical School, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:635-40. 2013
  7. pmc Treating and preventing influenza in aged care facilities: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Robert Booy
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e46509. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergence of oseltamivir resistance: control and management of influenza before, during and after the pandemic
    Rashmi Dixit
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Cnr Hawkesbury Rd and Hainsworth St, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 13:34-45. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09: surveillance in 6 pediatric hospitals
    Gulam Khandaker
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Sydney, Australia
    Neurology 79:1474-81. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Vaccination and herd immunity: what more do we know?
    Harunor Rashid
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:243-9. 2012

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Publications17

  1. pmc The study design and methodology for the ARCHER study--adolescent rural cohort study of hormones, health, education, environments and relationships
    Katharine Steinbeck
    Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine, University of Sydney, at Children s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:143. 2012
    ..This study has been designed to provide evidence on the relationship between reproductive hormones and the tempo of their rise to adult levels, and adolescent behaviour, health and wellbeing...
  2. pmc Passive smoking, invasive meningococcal disease and preventive measures: a commentary
    Harunor Rashid
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Med 10:160. 2012
    ..See related article http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/1062..
  3. doi request reprint Pilot study of influenza vaccine effectiveness in urban Australian children attending childcare
    J Kevin Yin
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:857-62. 2011
    ..This study explored methods of follow up and sample collection for a proposed randomised controlled trial of influenza vaccination in children attending childcare...
  4. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccine: systematic review and meta-analysis
    J Kevin Yin
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Disease, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 5:299-305. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009
    Gulam Khandaker
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Antivir Ther 16:1005-10. 2011
    ..We documented the clinical presentations of infants aged <12 months hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in the southern hemisphere winter of 2009 and compared outcomes in relation to oseltamivir therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Influenza infection in infants aged <6 months during the H1N1-09 pandemic: A hospital-based case series
    Emilia E Esterman
    Postgraduate Medical Program, Sydney Medical School, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:635-40. 2013
    ..To document risk factors, clinical features and outcomes in infants <6 months old admitted with laboratory-confirmed influenza to The Children's Hospital at Westmead during the H1N1-09 pandemic...
  7. pmc Treating and preventing influenza in aged care facilities: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Robert Booy
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e46509. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare a policy of T versus T&P for influenza outbreaks in ACFs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergence of oseltamivir resistance: control and management of influenza before, during and after the pandemic
    Rashmi Dixit
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Cnr Hawkesbury Rd and Hainsworth St, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 13:34-45. 2013
    ..Strategies to reduce emergence of resistant strains, such as higher dose oseltamivir regimens, need further examination. ..
  9. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09: surveillance in 6 pediatric hospitals
    Gulam Khandaker
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Sydney, Australia
    Neurology 79:1474-81. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the range and extent of neurologic complications due to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 infection (pH1N1'09) in children hospitalized with influenza...
  10. doi request reprint Vaccination and herd immunity: what more do we know?
    Harunor Rashid
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:243-9. 2012
    ..This review summarizes herd immunity, focusing on conceptual developments with application to vaccination programs...
  11. doi request reprint Novel inpatient surveillance in tertiary paediatric hospitals in New South Wales illustrates impact of first-wave pandemic influenza A H1N1 (2009) and informs future health service planning
    Elizabeth J Elliott
    Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:235-41. 2012
    ..To document the impact of pandemic influenza A H1N1 (2009) in New South Wales (NSW) children's hospitals...
  12. doi request reprint Modern trends in mortality from meningococcal disease in Australia
    Daniel Simpkins
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health and School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1119-20. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) in Children's Hospital, Australia
    Gulam Khandaker
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1960-2. 2011
    ..Here we share our experience of hospitalizations for influenza in a tertiary care children's hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, during the 3 peak influenza seasons of the last decade...
  14. doi request reprint Systematic review of clinical and epidemiological features of the pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009
    Gulam Khandaker
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 5:148-56. 2011
    ..A high infection rate in children and young adults, with sparing of the elderly population, has implications for pandemic influenza management and control policies...
  15. doi request reprint Parents' attitudes towards the influenza vaccine and influencing factors
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    National Centre for Immunisation Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:419-22. 2011
    ..To determine what factors are associated with parents' attitudes towards accepting the influenza vaccine for their child...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of children's influenza-like illnesses on parental quality of life: A qualitative study
    Maria Yui Kwan Chow
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Kids Research Institute, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:664-70. 2013
    ..Influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) in otherwise healthy children has considerable impact on their parents. This study explored the impact of children's ILI on parental quality of life (QoL)...
  17. doi request reprint Influenza and meningococcal disease: lessons for travellers and government from 2 epidemic diseases
    Robert Booy
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
    Travel Med Infect Dis 7:253-6. 2009
    ..Both organisms have a propensity to mutate and adapt to immune pressure. There are lessons to be learnt from how we manage each for the control of the other...