Michelle A Cretikos
Affiliation: New South Wales
- The objective medical emergency team activation criteria: a case-control studyMichelle Cretikos
The Simpson Centre for Health Services Research and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Resuscitation 73:62-72. 2007....
- The effectiveness of implementation of the medical emergency team (MET) system and factors associated with use during the MERIT studyMichelle A Cretikos
The Simpson Centre for Health Services Research, and The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Crit Care Resusc 9:205-12. 2007..We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation of the MET system during the MERIT (Medical Early Response, Intervention and Therapy) study and to determine factors associated with the level of MET system utilisation...
- Mitigating the health impacts of a natural disaster--the June 2007 long-weekend storm in the Hunter region of New South WalesMichelle A Cretikos
Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 187:670-3. 2007..A household survey conducted within a fortnight of the storm established that household preparedness and storm warning systems could be improved...
- Supply system factors associated with microbiological drinking water safety in regional New South Wales, Australia, 2001-2007Michelle Cretikos
NSW Department of Health, NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, Centre for Epidemiology and Research, Locked Mail Bag 961, North Sydney New South Wales, 2059, Australia
J Water Health 8:257-68. 2010..To determine factors associated with microbiological safety of public drinking water systems in regional New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
- General practice management of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in AustraliaMichelle A Cretikos
NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health, NSW, Australia
Med Care 46:1163-9. 2008..Childhood obesity is rapidly increasing in prevalence worldwide, but healthcare capacity to address this problem seems limited...
- Household disaster preparedness and information sources: Rapid cluster survey after a storm in New South Wales, AustraliaMichelle Cretikos
NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health, New South Wales, Australia
BMC Public Health 8:195. 2008..We investigated household disaster preparedness and information sources used before and during the disaster...
- Respiratory rate: the neglected vital signMichelle A Cretikos
Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 188:657-9. 2008..Hospital systems that encourage appropriate responses to an elevated respiratory rate and other abnormal vital signs can be rapidly implemented. Such systems help to raise and sustain awareness of the importance of vital signs...
- Planning for pandemic influenza surveillance in NSWDavid J Muscatello
NSW Department of Health, Australia
N S W Public Health Bull 17:146-9. 2006....
- All-cause mortality during first wave of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, New South Wales, Australia, 2009David J Muscatello
New South Wales Department of Health, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1396-402. 2010..In persons ?80 years of age, it was 131.6 (95% confidence interval 126.2-137.1) per 100,000 lower. This estimate is consistent with a pandemic virus causing mild illness in most persons infected and sparing older persons...
- Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 antibodies in residents of New South Wales, Australia, after the first pandemic wave in the 2009 southern hemisphere winterGwendolyn L Gilbert
Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
PLoS ONE 5:e12562. 2010....
- Influenza A testing and detection in patients admitted through emergency departments in Sydney during winter 2009: implications for rational testingAndrew Jardine
Public Health Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 193:455-9. 2010..To examine factors associated with testing and detection of influenza A in patients admitted to hospital for acute care during the winter 2009 pandemic influenza outbreak...
- A food "lifeboat": food and nutrition considerations in the event of a pandemic or other catastropheCraig B Dalton
Med J Aust 188:679; author reply 679. 2008