B F Walker

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of low back pain in Australian adults. A systematic review of the literature from 1966-1998
    B F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 11:45-51. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in Australian adults: the economic burden
    B F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 15:79-87. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in Australian adults: prevalence and associated disability
    Bruce F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Suite 16, Hyde Park Centre, Woolcock Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:238-44. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in Australian adults. health provider utilization and care seeking
    Bruce F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:327-35. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Developing a musculo-skeletal screening survey for Indigenous Australians living in rural communities
    D Vindigni
    The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 6:321. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of low back pain: a systematic review of the literature from 1966 to 1998
    B F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Spinal Disord 13:205-17. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Cervix cancer in African women in Durban, South Africa
    A R P Walker
    Human Biochemistry Research Unit, Department of Tropical Diseases, School of Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 79:45-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in Africans in a South African city population in transition
    A R P Walker
    Human Biochemistry Research Unit, School of Pathology of the University of the Witwatersrand, and the National Health Laboratory Service, PO Box 1038, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:187-9. 2005

Collaborators

  • A R P Walker
  • D Vindigni
  • D Rivett
  • S Blunden
  • J Perkins
  • L Parkinson
  • C da Costa
  • P M Michelow

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of low back pain in Australian adults. A systematic review of the literature from 1966-1998
    B F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 11:45-51. 1999
    ..However, even these studies were flawed, and thus the true prevalence of low back pain in Australia remains uncertain. A methodologically sound study for Australia is recommended as are best practice guidelines for other studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in Australian adults: the economic burden
    B F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 15:79-87. 2003
    ..This study identifies that research should concentrate on both direct but particularly the indirect costs including cost-effective management regimes that encourage an early return to duties...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in Australian adults: prevalence and associated disability
    Bruce F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Suite 16, Hyde Park Centre, Woolcock Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:238-44. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence ranges of low back pain (LBP) together with any related disability in Australian adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in Australian adults. health provider utilization and care seeking
    Bruce F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:327-35. 2004
    ..To determine the characteristics of Australian adults who seek care for low back pain (LBP), including the type of care they choose and any factors associated with making those choices...
  5. ncbi request reprint Developing a musculo-skeletal screening survey for Indigenous Australians living in rural communities
    D Vindigni
    The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 6:321. 2006
    ..To assist in the musculoskeletal assessment process a screening survey was collaboratively developed, trialled and evaluated for use by AHWs...
  6. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of low back pain: a systematic review of the literature from 1966 to 1998
    B F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Spinal Disord 13:205-17. 2000
    ..A limited number of studies were left for analysis, making the pooling of data difficult. A model using uniform best-practice methods is proposed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cervix cancer in African women in Durban, South Africa
    A R P Walker
    Human Biochemistry Research Unit, Department of Tropical Diseases, School of Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 79:45-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in Africans in a South African city population in transition
    A R P Walker
    Human Biochemistry Research Unit, School of Pathology of the University of the Witwatersrand, and the National Health Laboratory Service, PO Box 1038, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:187-9. 2005
    ..It is significant that in the US, African Americans have been reported to have the highest rate for lung cancer in the world...