Affiliation: New South Wales
- Barmah Forest virus serology; implications for diagnosis and public health actionPatrick Cashman
Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health Unit, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:263-6. 2008..Serological notifications of BFV alone should not prompt public health action such as public warning and targeted vector control in endemic areas...
- Improving communicable disease outbreak preparedness in residential aged care facilities using an interventional interview strategyKeith Eastwood
Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia
Australas J Ageing 27:143-9. 2008..To improve the capacity of residential aged care facilities (RACFs) to respond to communicable disease outbreaks...
- Identifying pneumonia outbreaks of public health importance: can emergency department data assist in earlier identification?Kirsty Hope
Newcastle Institute of Public Health, New South Wales
Aust N Z J Public Health 32:361-3. 2008..To retrospectively review the performance of a near real-time Emergency Department (ED) Syndromic Surveillance System operating in New South Wales for identifying pneumonia outbreaks of public health importance...
- Pneumonia cluster in a boarding school--implications for influenza controlPatrick Cashman
Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Taree, New South Wales
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:296-8. 2007..A planned school closure may have contributed to controlling the outbreak. Boarding schools are vulnerable to outbreaks of respiratory illness and strategies for limiting this risk are required...