Siranda Torvaldsen

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Observational methods in epidemiologic assessment of vaccine effectiveness
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
    Commun Dis Intell 26:451-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Using the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register to track the transition from whole-cell to acellular pertussis vaccines
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:581-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pertussis vaccination in New South Wales, Australia, 1996-1998
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:63-9. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Twelve-month outcomes of the loozit randomized controlled trial: a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents
    Binh Nguyen
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:170-7. 2012
  5. pmc Short-term outcomes of community-based adolescent weight management: The Loozit® Study
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 11:13. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Maternal misconceptions of weight status among Nepean adolescents
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:2007-13. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of the preschool pertussis booster on national notifications of disease in Australia
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:956-9. 2003
  8. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit study protocol
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:119. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Do variations in pertussis notifications reflect incidence or surveillance practices? A comparison of infant notification rates and hospitalisation data in NSW
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of Sydney, Westmead
    N S W Public Health Bull 14:81-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Cough symptoms in children aged 5-14 years in Sydney, Australia: non-specific cough or unrecognized pertussis?
    Michelle Cagney
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Respirology 10:359-64. 2005

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Observational methods in epidemiologic assessment of vaccine effectiveness
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
    Commun Dis Intell 26:451-7. 2002
    ..To date, few observational VE studies have been undertaken in Australia, suggesting the under-utilisation of these methods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register to track the transition from whole-cell to acellular pertussis vaccines
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:581-3. 2002
    ..The use of CDT has decreased markedly since January 1996 and, since March 2000, fewer than 100 CDT vaccines per month were recorded on the ACIR, suggesting that this vaccine is not being inappropriately used...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pertussis vaccination in New South Wales, Australia, 1996-1998
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:63-9. 2003
    ..Pertussis vaccination is highly effective at preventing pertussis in NSW children, as measured by notified cases. Ongoing monitoring will be important to evaluate VE following Australia's change to an acellular vaccine based program...
  4. doi request reprint Twelve-month outcomes of the loozit randomized controlled trial: a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents
    Binh Nguyen
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:170-7. 2012
    ..To assess the outcomes of the Loozit adolescent weight management intervention and to evaluate the effect of additional therapeutic contact 12 months into the program...
  5. pmc Short-term outcomes of community-based adolescent weight management: The Loozit® Study
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 11:13. 2011
    ..The Loozit(®) Study is a randomised controlled trial investigating extended support in a 24 month community-based weight management program for overweight to moderately obese, but otherwise healthy, 13 to 16 year olds...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal misconceptions of weight status among Nepean adolescents
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:2007-13. 2012
    ..These results reinforce the need for strategies in primary care that are implemented throughout adolescence to improve maternal awareness of childhood overweight...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of the preschool pertussis booster on national notifications of disease in Australia
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:956-9. 2003
    ..Australia introduced a fifth dose of pertussis vaccine at 4 to 5 years of age in 1994, the first country to do so for some 40 years. We report trends in national pertussis notifications from 1993 to 2001...
  8. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit study protocol
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:119. 2009
    ..The additional therapeutic contact is provided via telephone coaching and either mobile phone Short Message Service or electronic mail, or both...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do variations in pertussis notifications reflect incidence or surveillance practices? A comparison of infant notification rates and hospitalisation data in NSW
    Siranda Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of Sydney, Westmead
    N S W Public Health Bull 14:81-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Cough symptoms in children aged 5-14 years in Sydney, Australia: non-specific cough or unrecognized pertussis?
    Michelle Cagney
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Respirology 10:359-64. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the community prevalence of coughing symptoms, consistent with surveillance definitions for pertussis, and doctor-diagnosed pertussis in children aged 5-14 years...