Fay H Johnston

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure to bushfire smoke and asthma: an ecological study
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, PO Box 41096 Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Med J Aust 176:535-8. 2002
  2. pmc Evaluation of interventions to reduce air pollution from biomass smoke on mortality in Launceston, Australia: retrospective analysis of daily mortality, 1994-2007
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania and Rural Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    BMJ 346:e8446. 2013
  3. pmc Ambient biomass smoke and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:240. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Extreme air pollution events from bushfires and dust storms and their association with mortality in Sydney, Australia 1994-2007
    Fay Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Environ Res 111:811-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Creating an integrated historical record of extreme particulate air pollution events in Australian cities from 1994 to 2007
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 61:390-8. 2011
  6. pmc Vegetation fire smoke, indigenous status and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia, 1996-2005: a time-series study
    Ivan C Hanigan
    School for Environmental Research, Charles Darwin University, Ellengowan Drive, Darwin, 0909, Northern Territory, Australia
    Environ Health 7:42. 2008
  7. pmc Estimated global mortality attributable to smoke from landscape fires
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 120:695-701. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Pollen loads and allergic rhinitis in Darwin, Australia: a potential health outcome of the grass-fire cycle
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Ecohealth 6:99-108. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Vegetation fires, particulate air pollution and asthma: a panel study in the Australian monsoon tropics
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research and School for Environmental Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:391-404. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Bushfires and human health in a changing environment
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 38:720-4. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure to bushfire smoke and asthma: an ecological study
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, PO Box 41096 Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Med J Aust 176:535-8. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between the mean daily concentration of respirable particles arising from bushfire smoke and hospital presentations for asthma...
  2. pmc Evaluation of interventions to reduce air pollution from biomass smoke on mortality in Launceston, Australia: retrospective analysis of daily mortality, 1994-2007
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania and Rural Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    BMJ 346:e8446. 2013
    ..To assess the effect of reductions in air pollution from biomass smoke on daily mortality...
  3. pmc Ambient biomass smoke and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:240. 2007
    ..In addition we examined the differential impacts on Indigenous Australians, a high risk population subgroup...
  4. doi request reprint Extreme air pollution events from bushfires and dust storms and their association with mortality in Sydney, Australia 1994-2007
    Fay Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Environ Res 111:811-6. 2011
    ..We examined the association between air pollution events and mortality in Sydney from 1997 to 2004...
  5. ncbi request reprint Creating an integrated historical record of extreme particulate air pollution events in Australian cities from 1994 to 2007
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 61:390-8. 2011
    ..Although identification of pollution episodes was greatly improved by the use of multiple sources of information, satellite imagery was the most useful tool for identifying bushfire smoke pollution events...
  6. pmc Vegetation fire smoke, indigenous status and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia, 1996-2005: a time-series study
    Ivan C Hanigan
    School for Environmental Research, Charles Darwin University, Ellengowan Drive, Darwin, 0909, Northern Territory, Australia
    Environ Health 7:42. 2008
    ..We also investigated whether the relationship differed in indigenous Australians; a disadvantaged population sub-group...
  7. pmc Estimated global mortality attributable to smoke from landscape fires
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 120:695-701. 2012
    ..Forest, grass, and peat fires release approximately 2 petagrams of carbon into the atmosphere each year, influencing weather, climate, and air quality...
  8. doi request reprint Pollen loads and allergic rhinitis in Darwin, Australia: a potential health outcome of the grass-fire cycle
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Ecohealth 6:99-108. 2009
    ..Although further testing is required, we suggest that an overlooked aspect of the "grass-fire cycle" that is degrading many tropical landscapes, could be an increase in the prevalence of allergic rhinitis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vegetation fires, particulate air pollution and asthma: a panel study in the Australian monsoon tropics
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research and School for Environmental Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:391-404. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Bushfires and human health in a changing environment
    Fay H Johnston
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 38:720-4. 2009
    ..It also looks at the health risks of smoke haze and other environmental hazards associated with bushfires...
  11. ncbi request reprint Healthy country, healthy people: the relationship between Indigenous health status and "caring for country"
    Christopher P Burgess
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:567-72. 2009
    ..To investigate associations between "caring for country" -- an activity that Indigenous peoples assert promotes good health -- and health outcomes relevant to excess Indigenous morbidity and mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Fire in the Earth system
    David M J S Bowman
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Science 324:481-4. 2009
    ..Here, we discuss some of the most important issues involved in developing a better understanding of the role of fire in the Earth system...
  13. doi request reprint Measures of forest fire smoke exposure and their associations with respiratory health outcomes
    Sarah B Henderson
    Environmental Health Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 12:221-7. 2012
    ..Exposure to forest fire smoke is episodic, which makes its health effects challenging to study. We review the newest contributions to a growing literature on acute respiratory outcomes...