Adrian Gerard Barnett

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Investigating the cost-effectiveness of videotelephone based support for newly diagnosed paediatric oncology patients and their families: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Mark Bensink
    The University of Queensland Centre for Online Health, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:38. 2007
  2. ncbi Temperature and cardiovascular deaths in the US elderly: changes over time
    Adrian Gerard Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Epidemiology 18:369-72. 2007
  3. ncbi The effect of temperature on systolic blood pressure
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Blood Press Monit 12:195-203. 2007
  4. ncbi Regression to the mean: what it is and how to deal with it
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:215-20. 2005
  5. pmc A cluster-randomised intervention trial against Schistosoma japonicum in the Peoples' Republic of China: bovine and human transmission
    Darren J Gray
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e5900. 2009
  6. pmc Bayesian versus frequentist statistical inference for investigating a one-off cancer cluster reported to a health department
    Michael D Coory
    School of Population Health, Mayne Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:30. 2009
  7. pmc Use of Bayesian geostatistical prediction to estimate local variations in Schistosoma haematobium infection in western Africa
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 87:921-9. 2009
  8. doi Age and gender effects in self-reported urinary schistosomiasis in Tanzania
    Archie C A Clements
    Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 13:713-21. 2008
  9. pmc A cluster-randomized bovine intervention trial against Schistosoma japonicum in the People's Republic of China: design and baseline results
    Darren J Gray
    Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, The University of Queensland and The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:866-74. 2007
  10. pmc Space-time variation of malaria incidence in Yunnan province, China
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 8:180. 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Investigating the cost-effectiveness of videotelephone based support for newly diagnosed paediatric oncology patients and their families: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Mark Bensink
    The University of Queensland Centre for Online Health, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:38. 2007
    ..The primary aim of this work is to investigate the cost-effectiveness of videotelephony to support regional and remote families returning home for the first time with a child newly diagnosed with cancer..
  2. ncbi Temperature and cardiovascular deaths in the US elderly: changes over time
    Adrian Gerard Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Epidemiology 18:369-72. 2007
    ..Short-term changes in temperature have been associated with cardiovascular deaths. This study examines changes in this association over time among the US elderly...
  3. ncbi The effect of temperature on systolic blood pressure
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Blood Press Monit 12:195-203. 2007
    ..To quantify the association between systolic blood pressure and season, indoor and outdoor temperature and short-term trends in outdoor temperature...
  4. ncbi Regression to the mean: what it is and how to deal with it
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:215-20. 2005
    ..It happens when unusually large or small measurements tend to be followed by measurements that are closer to the mean...
  5. pmc A cluster-randomised intervention trial against Schistosoma japonicum in the Peoples' Republic of China: bovine and human transmission
    Darren J Gray
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e5900. 2009
    ..Preliminary results (1998-2003) of a praziquantel (PZQ)-based pilot intervention study we undertook provided proof of principle that water buffaloes are major reservoir hosts for S. japonicum in the Poyang Lake region, Jiangxi Province...
  6. pmc Bayesian versus frequentist statistical inference for investigating a one-off cancer cluster reported to a health department
    Michael D Coory
    School of Population Health, Mayne Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:30. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Use of Bayesian geostatistical prediction to estimate local variations in Schistosoma haematobium infection in western Africa
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 87:921-9. 2009
    ..To predict the subnational spatial variation in the number of people infected with Schistosoma haematobium in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger prior to national control programmes...
  8. doi Age and gender effects in self-reported urinary schistosomiasis in Tanzania
    Archie C A Clements
    Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 13:713-21. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc A cluster-randomized bovine intervention trial against Schistosoma japonicum in the People's Republic of China: design and baseline results
    Darren J Gray
    Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, The University of Queensland and The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:866-74. 2007
    ..japonicum. The combination of such a vaccine with other control strategies could potentially eliminate S. japonicum from southern China...
  10. pmc Space-time variation of malaria incidence in Yunnan province, China
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 8:180. 2009
    ..Understanding spatio-temporal variation in malaria incidence provides a basis for effective disease control planning and monitoring...
  11. pmc Living Well with Diabetes: a randomized controlled trial of a telephone-delivered intervention for maintenance of weight loss, physical activity and glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    The University of Queensland, Level 3 Public Health Building, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Herston Road, Herston, QLD, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:452. 2010
    ..Telephone-delivered interventions have the potential to address these gaps...
  12. doi The impact of perceived stage of cancer on carers' anxiety and depression during the patients' final year of life
    Letitia H Burridge
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:615-23. 2009
    ..This paper explores the effects of perceived stage of cancer (PSOC) on carers' anxiety and depression during the patients' final year...
  13. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative medicine and quality of life: changes at the end of life
    Ignacio Correa-Velez
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Palliat Med 17:695-703. 2003
    ..A more rigorous assessment of complementary/alternative medicine use, psychological distress, pain and subjective wellbeing among patients with advanced cancer is needed in the clinical setting...
  14. ncbi Short-term weight change and the incidence of diabetes in midlife: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Gita D Mishra
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:1418-24. 2007
    ..This study investigates the relative impact of BMI at baseline and short-term (2- or 3-year) weight changes on the incidence of diabetes...
  15. ncbi Is the increase in coronary events on Mondays an artifact?
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Epidemiology 15:583-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this article was to investigate the size and possible causes of the reported excess in coronary events on Mondays...
  16. ncbi The association between birth weight, season of birth and latitude
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Ann Hum Biol 32:547-59. 2005
    ..Birth weight is known to fluctuate with month of birth and with latitude; however the mechanisms underlying these gradients remain unclear...
  17. pmc Cold periods and coronary events: an analysis of populations worldwide
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:551-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between cold periods and coronary events, and the extent to which climate, sex, age, and previous cardiac history increase risk during cold weather...
  18. ncbi Adolescents' intentions to smoke as a predictor of smoking
    Warren R Stanton
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Prev Med 40:221-6. 2005
    ..Adolescents' intentions to smoke are generally regarded as a valid and reliable predictor of subsequent smoking. This association is largely based on research with adults and needs a more detailed analysis for adolescents...
  19. pmc Excess in cardiovascular events on Mondays: a meta-analysis and prospective study
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:109-14. 2005
    ..There is some evidence of an association with alcohol consumption, but a definitive explanation remains elusive and is likely to remain so because of the smallness of the effect and the paucity of high quality data...
  20. ncbi Air pollution and child respiratory health: a case-crossover study in Australia and New Zealand
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1272-8. 2005
    ..The strength of the association between outdoor air pollution and hospital admissions in children has not yet been well defined...
  21. pmc The effects of air pollution on hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease in elderly people in Australian and New Zealand cities
    Adrian G Barnett
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1018-23. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate the associations between outdoor air pollution and cardiovascular hospital admissions for the elderly...
  22. 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...
  23. doi Increased cardiometabolic risk is associated with increased TV viewing time
    Katrien Wijndaele
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1511-8. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi Prediction tool for bacteraemia in children aged 3-36 months
    Tina Stathakis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:353-8. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to determine which parameter is the most reliable predictor of bacteraemia in children aged 3-36 months and to develop a simple tool to assess risk of bacteraemia...
  25. pmc Assessment of heat-related health impacts in Brisbane, Australia: comparison of different heatwave definitions
    Shilu Tong
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12155. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship between heatwaves and health outcomes using ten different heatwave definitions in Brisbane, Australia...
  26. ncbi Hospitals are dangerous places
    Adrian G Barnett
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:672. 2008
    ..To estimate the effect of day of the week on the odds of being discharged alive from an intensive care unit (ICU)...