C Raina MacIntyre

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Availability, consistency and evidence-base of policies and guidelines on the use of mask and respirator to protect hospital health care workers: a global analysis
    Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:216. 2013
  2. pmc Cholera risk factors, Papua New Guinea, 2010
    Alexander Rosewell
    World Health Organization, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    BMC Infect Dis 12:287. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of three options for N95 respirators and medical masks in health workers
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:960-6. 2013
  4. pmc Relationship between the population incidence of febrile convulsions in young children in Sydney, Australia and seasonal epidemics of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, 2003-2010: a time series analysis
    Benjamin G Polkinghorne
    Public Health Officer Training Program, New South Wales Ministry of Health, Miller Street, North Sydney, 2059, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:291. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Public health and health reform in Australia
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:38-40. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Concomitant administration of zoster and pneumococcal vaccines in adults ≥60 years old
    C Raina MacIntyre
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Hum Vaccin 6:894-902. 2010
  7. pmc Face mask use and control of respiratory virus transmission in households
    C Raina MacIntyre
    niversity of New South Wales School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:233-41. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit-tested and non-fit-tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers
    Chandini Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:170-9. 2011
  9. pmc Why do I need it? I am not at risk! Public perceptions towards the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccine
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:99. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Potential impacts of schedule changes, waning immunity and vaccine uptake on measles elimination in Australia
    James G Wood
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases NCIRS, Level 2, Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Vaccine 27:313-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc Availability, consistency and evidence-base of policies and guidelines on the use of mask and respirator to protect hospital health care workers: a global analysis
    Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:216. 2013
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  2. pmc Cholera risk factors, Papua New Guinea, 2010
    Alexander Rosewell
    World Health Organization, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    BMC Infect Dis 12:287. 2012
    ..Cholera is newly emergent in Papua New Guinea but may soon become endemic. Identifying the risk factors for cholera provides evidence for targeted prevention and control measures...
  3. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of three options for N95 respirators and medical masks in health workers
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:960-6. 2013
    ..We compared three policy options for the use of medical masks and N95 respirators in healthcare workers (HCWs)...
  4. pmc Relationship between the population incidence of febrile convulsions in young children in Sydney, Australia and seasonal epidemics of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, 2003-2010: a time series analysis
    Benjamin G Polkinghorne
    Public Health Officer Training Program, New South Wales Ministry of Health, Miller Street, North Sydney, 2059, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:291. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Public health and health reform in Australia
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:38-40. 2011
    ..Until the health system is addressed as a whole, with all its essential components integrated and interlinked, truly successful reform of the health system, with genuine long-term vision and sustainability, will not be possible...
  6. ncbi request reprint Concomitant administration of zoster and pneumococcal vaccines in adults ≥60 years old
    C Raina MacIntyre
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Hum Vaccin 6:894-902. 2010
    ..Concomitant administration did not affect response to PPV23 serotypes tested. When administered concomitantly, ZV & PPV23 vaccines were generally well tolerated...
  7. pmc Face mask use and control of respiratory virus transmission in households
    C Raina MacIntyre
    niversity of New South Wales School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:233-41. 2009
    ..However, during a severe pandemic when use of face masks might be greater, pandemic transmission in households could be reduced...
  8. doi request reprint A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit-tested and non-fit-tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers
    Chandini Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:170-9. 2011
    ..We compared the efficacy of medical masks, N95 respirators (fit tested and non fit tested), in health care workers (HCWs)...
  9. pmc Why do I need it? I am not at risk! Public perceptions towards the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccine
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:99. 2010
    ..We surveyed a sample of residents from Sydney, Australia to ascertain their risk perception, attitudes towards the pandemic and willingness to accept the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccine...
  10. doi request reprint Potential impacts of schedule changes, waning immunity and vaccine uptake on measles elimination in Australia
    James G Wood
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases NCIRS, Level 2, Children s Hospital at Westmead, NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Vaccine 27:313-8. 2009
    ..One-dose MMR coverage of 96% or greater maintained elimination more effectively than modelled changes in scheduling, suggesting that maximising one-dose MMR coverage should be the highest priority...
  11. pmc The aetiological role of human papillomavirus in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis
    Surabhi S Liyanage
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e69238. 2013
    ..We present the first global meta-analysis of case-control studies investigating the role of HPV in OSCC...
  12. doi request reprint Current epidemiology of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Australia: progress towards elimination
    Ning Song
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, High Street, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 30:4073-8. 2012
    ..Further reductions in incidence of CRS will require continued attention to vaccine coverage in overseas-born women, as well as the maintenance of current high coverage level of two-dose MMR vaccination...
  13. doi request reprint Attitudes amongst Australian hospital healthcare workers towards seasonal influenza and vaccination
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 4:41-6. 2010
    ..Although a safe and effective vaccine is available, there is little Australian data on reasons for poor compliance, especially amongst allied health and ancillary support staff...
  14. pmc Elimination of endemic measles transmission in Australia
    Anita E Heywood
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 87:64-71. 2009
    ..We argue that the requirements for recognition of measles elimination should not restrict countries to a particular type of surveillance system or surveillance criteria...
  15. pmc A cross-sectional study of pre-travel health-seeking practices among travelers departing Sydney and Bangkok airports
    Anita E Heywood
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:321. 2012
    ..However, studies assessing pre-travel health-seeking practices from a variety of medical and non-medical sources and vaccine uptake prior to travel to both developing and developed countries within the Asia-Pacific region are scarce...
  16. doi request reprint Hospital health care workers' understanding of and attitudes toward pandemic influenza in Beijing
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:39-47. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint University communication strategies during a pandemic-were the messages received?
    Holly Seale
    Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:E29-32. 2011
    ..Through the use of an on-line survey, we aimed to measure the awareness and receptiveness of staff and students toward university information broadcasts about the H1N1 situation...
  18. pmc Ischaemic heart disease, influenza and influenza vaccination: a prospective case control study
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Heart 99:1843-8. 2013
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  19. pmc Travel risk behaviours and uptake of pre-travel health preventions by university students in Australia
    Anita E Heywood
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:43. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess travel-associated health risks and preventative behaviours in a sample of both domestic and international university students in Australia...
  20. pmc Epidemiology of influenza-like illness during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, New South Wales, Australia
    David J Muscatello
    New South Wales Department of Health, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1240-7. 2011
    ..Effectiveness of prepandemic seasonal vaccine was ?20%. The high prevalence of risk factors associated with a substantially increased risk for ILI deserves greater recognition...
  21. pmc "Will they just pack up and leave?" - attitudes and intended behaviour of hospital health care workers during an influenza pandemic
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:30. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore HCWs knowledge, attitudes and intended behaviour towards pandemic influenza...
  22. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of a universal influenza vaccination program for adults aged 50-64 years in Australia
    Anthony T Newall
    The School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vaccine 26:2142-53. 2008
    ..Influenza vaccination for people aged 50-64 years appears highly cost-effective, and should be a strong candidate for funding under the NIP...
  23. ncbi request reprint Examining the knowledge of and attitudes to pandemic influenza among general practice staff
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:378-80. 2010
    ..To assess the views, needs and intended behaviour of general practitioners and practice nurses (PNs) regarding pandemic influenza...
  24. doi request reprint Models of strategies for control of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome-a 40 year experience from Australia
    Zhanhai Gao
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 31:691-7. 2013
    ..28 to 0.78 by 2060. The 99% reduction in both rubella and CRS incidence and low effective reproductive number (R≤0.28) we documented after 2010 are consistent with Australia having achieved rubella elimination...
  25. doi request reprint Awareness, attitudes and behavior of hospital healthcare workers towards a mandatory vaccination directive: two years on
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Vaccine 29:3734-7. 2011
    ..91%, respectively). Despite the high levels of general support for the vaccine policy directive in NSW, this study indicates that including influenza vaccination into the policy could be challenging...
  26. pmc University life and pandemic influenza: attitudes and intended behaviour of staff and students towards pandemic (H1N1) 2009
    Debbie Van
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:130. 2010
    ..Through the use of an online survey, we aimed to measure the perceptions and responses of staff and students towards pandemic (H1N1) 2009 at a major university in Sydney, Australia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Seasonal influenza vaccination in Australian hospital health care workers: a review
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:336-8. 2011
    ..To review the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination among hospital health care workers (HCWs) in Australia to date...
  28. ncbi request reprint Equity and access: understanding emergency health service use by newly arrived refugees
    Mohamud Sheikh
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:74-6. 2011
    ..To determine issues that affect newly resettled refugees in accessing an emergency department (ED)...
  29. pmc Effects of internal border control on spread of pandemic influenza
    James G Wood
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1038-45. 2007
    ..Internal border control may have a role in protecting domestic centers early in a pandemic, when importations are sparse. Our results may be useful for policymakers...
  30. doi request reprint The epidemiology of health conditions of newly arrived refugee children: a review of patients attending a specialist health clinic in Sydney
    Mohamud Sheikh
    The Children s Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:509-13. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of common diseases in newly arrived refugee children, resettled in Sydney, by region of birth. To identify health needs of refugee children in Australia...
  31. doi request reprint Annual influenza vaccination: coverage and attitudes of primary care staff in Australia
    Kirsten Ward
    General Practice NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:135-41. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to contribute to the limited literature base in this important area by investigating these issues in the primary health care setting in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
  32. doi request reprint The impact of intensive health promotion to a targeted refugee population on utilisation of a new refugee paediatric clinic at the children's hospital at Westmead
    Mohamud Sheikh
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ethn Health 14:393-405. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Barriers to access to health care for newly resettled sub-Saharan refugees in Australia
    Mohamud Sheikh-Mohammed
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:594-7. 2006
    ..To determine barriers that affect access to health care for refugees from sub-Saharan Africa resettled in Sydney...
  34. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical-based pandemic influenza mitigation strategies
    Anthony T Newall
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:224-30. 2010
    ..At a willingness to pay of >A$24,000 per life-year saved, more than half the simulations showed that a prepandemic vaccination program combined with antiviral treatment was cost-effective in Australia...
  35. ncbi request reprint The community's attitude towards swine flu and pandemic influenza
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 191:267-9. 2009
    ..To ascertain the beliefs, perceived risks and initial attitudes of the Australian community towards the influenza pandemic declared by the World Health Organization in response to the emergence of an A(H1N1) influenza subtype...
  36. doi request reprint Do they accept compulsory vaccination? Awareness, attitudes and behaviour of hospital health care workers following a new vaccination directive
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Level 2, Samuels Building, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Vaccine 27:3022-5. 2009
    ..Seventy-eight per cent supported the policy; 13% neither supported nor opposed it; and 4% opposed it. This survey provides an early, broad indication of the level of understanding and the attitudes of the HCWs towards the new directive...
  37. doi request reprint The use of oseltamivir during an influenza B outbreak in a chronic care hospital
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:15-20. 2009
    ..In late July 2005, a 90-bed chronic care psycho-geriatric hospital in Sydney, Australia, reported cases of influenza-like illness (ILI) occurring amongst its residents...
  38. doi request reprint Role of human papillomaviruses in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Surabhi S Liyanage
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 9:12-28. 2013
    ..The potential benefits of prophylactic HPV vaccines could be evaluated if HPV is identified as an etiological factor in EC, highlighting the need for further research in this area...
  39. pmc Treating and preventing influenza in aged care facilities: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Robert Booy
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e46509. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare a policy of T versus T&P for influenza outbreaks in ACFs...
  40. pmc Trends in hospitalizations for diagnosed congenital cytomegalovirus in infants and children in Australia
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 9:7. 2009
    ..More children suffer serious disabilities caused by congenital CMV than by several better-known childhood maladies. Insight into the epidemiology of congenital CMV disease is needed for the assessment of preventive strategies...
  41. doi request reprint Population seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in men, women, and children in Australia
    Anthony T Newall
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1647-55. 2008
    ..Seroepidemiology is a valuable tool, although the relationship between HPV infection and seropositivity is incomplete...
  42. pmc Examining the knowledge, attitudes and practices of domestic and international university students towards seasonal and pandemic influenza
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:307. 2012
    ..In 2010, we undertook a study to examine the knowledge, attitudes, risk perceptions, practices and barriers towards influenza and infection control strategies amongst domestic and international university students...
  43. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in refugee children from conflict zones
    Mohamud Sheikh
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:87-93. 2011
    ..Deficient children were more likely to have had movement restrictions and longer time in hiding in their country of refuge (OR 3:1[CI 0.9-9.7], P = .062)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cross-reacting antibodies against the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus in older Australians
    Robert Booy
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:19-23. 2011
    ..To assess background pre-pandemic cross-reacting antibodies to the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in older populations in Australia...
  45. doi request reprint Self-reported symptoms of infection among travelers departing from Sydney and Bangkok airports
    Anita E Heywood
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Travel Med 17:243-9. 2010
    ..Data on the burden of illness in travelers departing from both developing and developed countries within the Asia-Pacific region is scarce. We conducted a survey to assess symptoms of infection among travelers within the region...
  46. pmc Optimal dosing and dynamic distribution of vaccines in an influenza pandemic
    James Wood
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1517-24. 2009
    ..However, if prevalence at vaccination is above 1%, effectiveness is much reduced, emphasizing the need for other control measures...
  47. ncbi request reprint The impact of a new universal infant and school-based adolescent hepatitis B vaccination program in Australia
    Heather F Gidding
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Public Health and Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research Building, 3rd Floor, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 25:8637-41. 2007
    ..This experience should be applicable to low prevalence countries in northern Europe which have not implemented universal hepatitis B immunisation...
  48. pmc Understanding Australian healthcare workers' uptake of influenza vaccination: examination of public hospital policies and procedures
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:325. 2012
    ..This study explored hospital policies and practices regarding occupational influenza vaccination of HCWs in Australia...
  49. pmc Mortality attributable to seasonal and pandemic influenza, Australia, 2003 to 2009, using a novel time series smoothing approach
    David J Muscatello
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e64734. 2013
    ..This approach assumes that the seasonal pattern of non-influenza mortality is the same each year, which may not always be accurate...
  50. pmc Issues Regarding the Implementation of eHealth: Preparing for Future Influenza Pandemics
    Junhua Li
    Asia Pacific Ubiquitous Healthcare Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Interact J Med Res 1:e20. 2012
    ..Prior to implementation of eHealth in the hospital setting, assessment of the organizational preparedness is an important step in the planning process. Including this step may increase the chance of implementation success...
  51. doi request reprint The cost and disease burden of pneumonia in general practice in Australia
    Ambrose Li
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 30:830-1. 2012
    ..We estimated an average cost per GP visit of A$57.05 after adjusting for the number of problems managed. An annual average of 343,000 GP visits for pneumonia was estimated in Australia at cost of ∼A$20 million per year...
  52. doi request reprint The potential cost-effectiveness of infant pneumococcal vaccines in Australia
    Anthony T Newall
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 29:8077-85. 2011
    ..The high proportion of current invasive disease caused by serotype 19A (as included in PCV-13) may be a decisive factor in determining vaccine policy in Australia...
  53. doi request reprint Influenza-related hospitalisation and death in Australians aged 50 years and older
    Anthony T Newall
    The School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vaccine 26:2135-41. 2008
    ..We conclude that influenza is responsible for a substantial amount of mortality and morbidity, over and above that which is directly diagnosed as influenza in Australians aged > or =50 years...
  54. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of severe hepatitis A in Indigenous Australian children
    C Raina MacIntyre
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases NCIRS, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:383-7. 2007
    ..To describe the epidemiology of hepatitis A in Indigenous Australian children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pandemic vaccines: promises and pitfalls
    Robert Booy
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:S62-5. 2006
    ..The primary goal of a pandemic influenza vaccine must be to prevent death, and not necessarily to prevent infection...
  56. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of cardiac arrests in a Sydney hospital
    Daminda P Weerasinghe
    Health Service Manager, STI Research Centre, Marian Villa, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Resuscitation 53:53-62. 2002
    ..To examine the epidemiology of cardiac arrest (CA) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and a large teaching hospital in Sydney and to identify predictors of survival...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses of human papillomavirus vaccination
    Anthony T Newall
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:289-96. 2007
    ..Further refinements to model design and epidemiological variables of (type-specific) HPV disease progression, and expansions on the options for vaccine use, are required for policy making...
  58. doi request reprint A qualitative study investigating knowledge and attitudes regarding human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine among parents of immunosuppressed children
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 30:7027-31. 2012
    ..Our study results show that parents of children with impaired immunity would benefit from further information about the safety of the vaccine and about the important role of the vaccine for boys as well as girls...
  59. ncbi request reprint Sustained measles elimination in Australia and priorities for long term maintenance
    Heather F Gidding
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology CIDM Public Health, ICPMR Building, 3rd Floor, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, and the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vaccine 25:3574-80. 2007
    ..This experience is likely to apply to developed countries that have achieved or are approaching measles elimination...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pandemic influenza and critical infrastructure dependencies: possible impact on hospitals
    Ralf L Itzwerth
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:S70-2. 2006
    ..Companies use continuity plans and highly regulated business continuity management to overcome process interruptions. This methodology can be applied to hospitals to minimise the impact of a pandemic...
  61. ncbi request reprint Community perceptions about infectious disease risk posed by new arrivals: A qualitative study
    Julie Leask
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:591-3. 2006
    ..To report on perceptions about the risk of infectious diseases from new arrivals to Australia arising from a wider study of mothers' attitudes to childhood vaccination...
  62. ncbi request reprint The prevention and management of herpes zoster
    Anthony L Cunningham
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:171-6. 2008
    ..Clinicians should refer to the Australian immunisation handbook for advice on the use of the live vaccine in immunosuppressed individuals...
  63. 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...
  64. pmc Health Care Provider Adoption of eHealth: Systematic Literature Review
    Junhua Li
    Asia Pacific ubiquitous Healthcare research Centre APuHC, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Interact J Med Res 2:e7. 2013
    ..Health care providers (eg, medical doctors) are the key driving force in pushing eHealth initiatives. Without their acceptance and actual use, those eHealth benefits would be unlikely to be reaped...
  65. pmc All-cause mortality during first wave of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, New South Wales, Australia, 2009
    David J Muscatello
    New South Wales Department of Health, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1396-402. 2010
    ..In persons ?80 years of age, it was 131.6 (95% confidence interval 126.2-137.1) per 100,000 lower. This estimate is consistent with a pandemic virus causing mild illness in most persons infected and sparing older persons...
  66. ncbi request reprint Development of a risk-priority score for category A bioterrorism agents as an aid for public health policy
    C Raina MacIntyre
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Mil Med 171:589-94. 2006
    ..We suggest that such a system would be useful for developing public policy, stockpiling of vaccines and therapeutics, vaccination of military personnel, and planning for public health responses to a bioterrorist attack...