Kate A Halton

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Oral versus IV treatment for catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Burke A Cunha
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1800-1; author reply 1801. 2007
  2. pmc Slaving and release in co-infection control
    Laith Yakob
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 6:157. 2013
  3. pmc Economic evaluation and catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Kate Halton
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:815-23. 2007
  4. pmc Cost effectiveness of antimicrobial catheters in the intensive care unit: addressing uncertainty in the decision
    Kate A Halton
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Queensland, 4001 Australia
    Crit Care 13:R35. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of healthcare-acquired infection on length of hospital stay and cost
    Nicholas Graves
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:280-92. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Catheter-related bloodstream infections in intensive care units: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Prabha Ramritu
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 62:3-21. 2008
  7. pmc Costs of surgical site infections that appear after hospital discharge
    Nicholas Graves
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:831-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Economics and preventing hospital-acquired infection: broadening the perspective
    Nicholas Graves
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:178-84. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with health care-acquired urinary tract infection
    Nicholas Graves
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Infect Control 35:387-92. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Estimating the cost of health care-associated infections: mind your p's and q's
    Nicholas Graves
    Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1017-21. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Oral versus IV treatment for catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Burke A Cunha
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1800-1; author reply 1801. 2007
  2. pmc Slaving and release in co-infection control
    Laith Yakob
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 6:157. 2013
    ..We demonstrate how an optimal control strategy should be tailored to the pathogen community and tempered by species-level knowledge of drug sensitivity with use of a simple epidemiological model of gastro-intestinal nematodes...
  3. pmc Economic evaluation and catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Kate Halton
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:815-23. 2007
    ..This will inform future data collection and improve our understanding of the economics of preventing these infections...
  4. pmc Cost effectiveness of antimicrobial catheters in the intensive care unit: addressing uncertainty in the decision
    Kate A Halton
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Queensland, 4001 Australia
    Crit Care 13:R35. 2009
    ..There is uncertainty amongst clinicians over which, if any, A-CVCs to use. We re-evaluated the cost effectiveness of all commercially available A-CVCs for prevention of CR-BSI in adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of healthcare-acquired infection on length of hospital stay and cost
    Nicholas Graves
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:280-92. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Catheter-related bloodstream infections in intensive care units: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Prabha Ramritu
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 62:3-21. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Costs of surgical site infections that appear after hospital discharge
    Nicholas Graves
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:831-4. 2006
    ..46%. Strong evidence showed that these infections caused minor additional costs, which contradicts existing literature. We discuss why previous studies might have overstated costs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Economics and preventing hospital-acquired infection: broadening the perspective
    Nicholas Graves
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:178-84. 2007
    ..To present a hypothetical model of the change in economic costs and health benefits to society that result from nosocomial infection control programs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with health care-acquired urinary tract infection
    Nicholas Graves
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Infect Control 35:387-92. 2007
    ..Health care-acquired urinary tract infection is common, and the risk factors should be understood by those who manage hospitalized patients and researchers interested in interventions and programs designed to reduce rates...
  10. doi request reprint Estimating the cost of health care-associated infections: mind your p's and q's
    Nicholas Graves
    Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1017-21. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a telephone-delivered intervention for physical activity and diet
    Nicholas Graves
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e7135. 2009
    ..The cost-effectiveness of a Telephone Counselling intervention to improve physical activity and diet, targeting adults with established chronic diseases in a low socio-economic area of a major Australian city was examined...
  12. doi request reprint Overcrowding and understaffing in modern health-care systems: key determinants in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission
    Archie Clements
    Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:427-34. 2008
    ..Future decision making should use epidemiological and economic evidence to evaluate the effect of systems changes on the incidence of MRSA infection and other adverse events...
  13. doi request reprint A systematic review comparing the relative effectiveness of antimicrobial-coated catheters in intensive care units
    Prabha Ramritu
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Infect Control 36:104-17. 2008
    ..To develop policy for managing the risks of these infections, all available evidence for prevention strategies should be synthesized and understood...
  14. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex 2 risk among women in a polygynous setting in rural West Africa
    Kate Halton
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Farafenni and Fajara, The Gambia and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 17:97-103. 2003
    ..To determine risk factors for herpes simplex 2 (HSV2) infection in women in a polygynous rural Gambian population...