Genomes and Genes
Summary: A state in northeastern Australia. Its capital is Brisbane. Its coast was first visited by Captain Cook in 1770 and its first settlement (penal) was located on Moreton Bay in 1824. The name Cooksland was first proposed but honor to Queen Victoria prevailed. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p996 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p441)
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- Participation in cervical cancer screening by women in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in QueenslandMichael D Coory
Queensland Health, Brisbane QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 177:544-7. 2002To investigate the extent of participation in cervical cancer screening among women who live in discrete rural and remote Indigenous communities in Queensland.
- Non-melanoma skin cancer risk in the Queensland renal transplant populationH M Ramsay
Department of Dermatology, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 7LN, U K
Br J Dermatol 147:950-6. 2002..Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is an important complication of solid organ transplantation, especially in areas of high ultraviolet light exposure. Registry data may underestimate the scale of the problem...
- Health-related quality of life 18 months after breast cancer: comparison with the general population of Queensland, AustraliaTracey DiSipio
School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059, Australia
Support Care Cancer 16:1141-50. 2008Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was compared between urban breast cancer survivors (BCS) and the general female population in urban Queensland, and correlates were identified.
- Analysis of local spread of equine influenza in the Park Ridge region of QueenslandJ Davis
Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry, Canberra, Australia
Transbound Emerg Dis 56:31-8. 2009..focussed on a cluster of infected premises (IPs) at Park Ridge, a peri-urban suburb 26 km south of Brisbane, Queensland. The cluster recorded 437 IPs and 81% of these were not contiguous to a previously IP...
- The epidemiology of leptospirosis and the emergence of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Arborea in Queensland, Australia, 1998-2004A T Slack
WHO FAO OIE Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis, Western Pacific Region, Centre for Public Health Sciences, Queensland Health Scientific Services, Brisbane, Australia
Epidemiol Infect 134:1217-25. 2006..The incidence of leptospirosis in Queensland over the 7-year study period (1998-2004) was 3.1/100000 population...
- Optimizing ovitrap use for Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia: effects of some abiotic factors on field efficacyCraig R Williams
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 22:635-40. 2006Insecticide-treated lethal ovitraps are used for control of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in north Queensland, Australia...
- Japanese encephalitis in north Queensland, Australia, 1998J N Hanna
Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
Med J Aust 170:533-6. 1999To describe the circumstances of two cases of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in north Queensland in 1998, including one acquired on the Australian mainland.
- Entomological investigations in a focus of dengue transmission in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, by using the sticky ovitrapsScott A Ritchie
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, P O Box 6811, Cairns 4870, Australia
J Med Entomol 41:1-4. 2004..weekly in a focus of dengue activity in Cairns, Queensland, Australia...
- An evaluation of tobacco brief intervention training in three indigenous health care settings in north QueenslandDesley Harvey
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Cairns
Aust N Z J Public Health 26:426-31. 2002To evaluate the pilot phase of a tobacco brief intervention program in three Indigenous health care settings in rural and remote north Queensland.
- Efficacies of the mosquitomagnet and counterflow geometry traps in North Queensland, AustraliaCheryl A Johansen
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 19:265-70. 2003..The MM, being self powered and self baited via combustion of propane for up to 20 days without requiring a propane refill, would be suitable for collection of adult mosquitoes in remote areas that do not have access to dry ice...
- Associations between physical inactivity and a measure of social capital in a sample of Queensland adultsW Kerry Mummery
Centre for Social Science Research, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
J Sci Med Sport 11:308-15. 2008..present study the associations between social capital and physical inactivity were investigated in a sample of Queensland (Australia) adults...
- The health and nutrition of young indigenous women in north Queensland - intergenerational implications of poor food quality, obesity, diabetes, tobacco smoking and alcohol useRobyn McDermott
University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
Public Health Nutr 12:2143-9. 2009To document nutritional status and health behaviours of young indigenous women of childbearing age in rural communities in north Queensland.
- Musculoskeletal disorders self-reported by dentists in Queensland, AustraliaP A Leggat
Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
Aust Dent J 51:324-7. 2006..Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) represent an important occupational health issue in dentistry. Given the significance of this topic, we considered it necessary to investigate the prevalence and impact of MSD among Australian dentists...
- Workplace violence in Queensland, Australia: the results of a comparative studyDesley Hegney
Research Practice Development Centre, University of Queensland and Blue Care, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 12:220-31. 2006..The study involved the random sampling of 3,000 nurses from the Queensland Nurses' Union's membership in the public (acute hospital and community nursing), private (acute hospital and ..
- Workplace violence in nursing in Queensland, Australia: a self-reported studyDesley Hegney
Rural and Remote Area Nursing, and Head of Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 9:261-8. 2003This paper reports on workplace violence, self-reported as part of a survey among members of the Queensland Nurses' Union (QNU) in October 2001...
- Management of episodes of incapacity by families in rural and remote QueenslandSansnee Jirojwong
Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland 4701, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 10:249-55. 2002..This cross-sectional study was conducted in rural and remote areas of Central Queensland. Using telephone interviews, the study described the use of formal and informal health services by families in ..
- Early evidence for direct and indirect effects of the infant rotavirus vaccine program in QueenslandStephen B Lambert
Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 191:157-60. 2009..To assess the impact of introducing a publicly funded infant rotavirus vaccination program on disease notifications and on laboratory testing and results...
- Cancer among people living in rural and remote Indigenous communities in QueenslandM Coory
Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, Brisbane
Med J Aust 173:301-4. 2000To describe the pattern of cancer among people living in rural and remote Indigenous communities in Queensland and to consider what implications the results have for cancer control.
- Spatial-temporal analysis of Ross River virus disease patterns in Queensland, AustraliaMichelle L Gatton
Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:629-35. 2004..Ross River virus is the most common vector-borne disease in Australia, with the majority of notifications being in Queensland. This study describes a retrospective spatial analysis of Queensland Ross River virus disease notifications ..
- Enhanced vector competence of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from the Torres Strait compared with mainland Australia for dengue 2 and 4 virusesT B Knox
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, University of Queensland Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
J Med Entomol 40:950-6. 2003..These data indicate that the Torres Strait region is potentially more receptive to dengue transmission than mainland localities, a finding discussed with respect to past outbreaks...
- An epidemic of dengue 3 in far north Queensland, 1997-1999J N Hanna
Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD
Med J Aust 174:178-82. 2001To describe an epidemic of dengue type 3 that occurred in far north Queensland in 1997-1999 and its influence on the further development of dengue prevention and control strategies.
- Tuberculosis-related deaths in Queensland, Australia, 1989-1998: characteristics and risk factorsH C Walpola
Queensland Health, Specialised Health Services, Annerley, Queensland, Australia
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:742-50. 2003To review factors associated with TB-related deaths in Queensland, Australia.
- Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in Queensland, AustraliaWendy J Munckhof
Infection Management Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Int J Infect Dis 7:259-64. 2003To investigate the incidence and epidemiology of non-multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (nmMRSA) infection in south-east Queensland, Australia.
- An outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Far North Queensland, 2002Jeffrey N Hanna
Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
Med J Aust 180:24-8. 2004To describe an outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Far North Queensland in 2002.
- The Queensland Cancer Risk Study: behavioural risk factor resultsTracey DiSipio
Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, Queensland
Aust N Z J Public Health 30:375-82. 2006To describe the population prevalence of key cancer risk behaviours in Queensland.
- Survival of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) eggs in surface and subterranean breeding sites during the northern Queensland dry seasonB M Russell
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and University of Queensland Tropical Health Program, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
J Med Entomol 38:441-5. 2001..aegypti (L.) eggs was examined in Townsville, northern Queensland, Australia...
- Indigenous women's perceptions of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment in QueenslandC McMichael
Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 24:515-9. 2000To identify social, structural and personal factors among indigenous women in Queensland associated with the detection of breast cancer, and the treatment and post-treatment care and support of cancer.
- Trends and determinants of caesarean sections births in Queensland, 1997-2006Stuart Howell
Health Statistics Centre, Queensland Health, Forestry House, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:606-11. 2009The determinants of Queensland's rising caesarean section (CS) rate remain poorly understood because of the historical absence of standard classification methods.
- Trends in birth size and macrosomia in Queensland, Australia, from 1988 to 2005Petra H Lahmann
The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Qld, Australia
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:533-41. 2009The objectives of this study were to explore temporal changes in birth measures in Queensland, Australia, and examine whether secular trends are similar to those in other countries...
- Two contiguous outbreaks of dengue type 2 in north QueenslandJ N Hanna
Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
Med J Aust 168:221-5. 1998To investigate two outbreaks of dengue type 2 in north Queensland, one in the Torres Strait beginning in late 1996, the other in a Cairns suburb in early 1997.
- Prevalence of health behaviours in pregnancy at service entry in a Queensland health service districtShelley A Wilkinson
School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 33:228-33. 2009..study's objective was to establish the prevalence of cigarette smoking, sufficient fruit and vegetable intake and sufficient physical activity among women accessing antenatal clinics in a Queensland (Australia) health service district.
- Spatial statistical analysis of adult mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) counts: an example using light trap data, in Redland Shire, Southeastern Queensland, AustraliaPeter A Ryan
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Brisbane QLD 4029, Australia
J Med Entomol 41:1143-56. 2004..and octenol-baited lights traps to obtain weekly samples of adult mosquitoes in Redland Shire in southeastern Queensland, Australia...
- Screening PARK genes for mutations in early-onset Parkinson's disease patients from Queensland, AustraliaGeorge D Mellick
Eskitis Institute for Cellular and Molecular Therapies, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:105-9. 2009..G2019S mutation in LRRK2. No alpha-synuclein or DJ-1 variants were observed. Our data suggest that approximately 7% of early-onset PD cases seen in Queensland movement disorders clinics have mutations involving known PARK genes.
- The Well Person's Health Check: a population screening program in indigenous communities in north QueenslandGeoffrey Miller
Tropical Public Health Unit Network TPHUN, Queensland Health
Aust Health Rev 25:136-47. 2002
- Factors associated with nonmelanoma skin cancer following renal transplantation in Queensland, AustraliaHelen M Ramsay
Department of Dermatology, Centre for Cell and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom
J Am Acad Dermatol 49:397-406. 2003Caucasian renal transplant recipients living in Queensland, Australia, have the highest risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer in the world.
- The fetal tele-ultrasound project in QueenslandBarbara Soong
Mater Mothers Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
Aust Health Rev 25:67-73. 2002The need for access to tertiary centre experts for those living in rural and remote areas of Queensland is well recognised. With an estimated population of 3...
- Rural and remote health research: key issues for health providers in southern QueenslandRob M Eley
Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:368-72. 2007To determine what community health service providers in rural southern Queensland considered were major issues affecting their efficacy...
- Dental education in Queensland: II. Principles of curriculum designL J Walsh
School of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
SADJ 56:140-6. 2001..This paper outlines the design considerations underlying the new BDSc curriculum at the University of Queensland. This curriculum uses an integrated rather than subject-based approach, with student-centred modes of learning ..
- Comprehensive study of endocrine disrupting compounds using grab and passive sampling at selected wastewater treatment plants in South East Queensland, AustraliaBenjamin L L Tan
Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
Environ Int 33:654-69. 2007..EEq) in grab and passive samples from five municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in South East Queensland, Australia...
- Solaria use in Queensland, AustraliaSheleigh P Lawler
Cancer Prevention Research Centre and Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund
Aust N Z J Public Health 30:479-82. 2006To describe the demographics of solarium users and the correlates of solarium use in Queensland.
- Urban birth and migrant status as risk factors for psychosis: an Australian case-control studyJ McGrath
Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, Wolston Park Hospital, Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:533-6. 2001..Urban birth and migrant status have been identified as risk factors for psychosis in North American and European studies. The aim of this study was to explore these variables in an Australian case-control study...
- Socio-environmental predictors of Barmah forest virus transmission in coastal areas, Queensland, AustraliaSuchithra Naish
School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, QLD, Australia
Trop Med Int Health 14:247-56. 2009To assess the socio-environmental predictors of Barmah forest virus (BFV) transmission in coastal areas, Queensland, Australia.
- Histopathology reporting of breast cancer in Queensland: the impact on the quality of reporting as a result of the introduction of recommendationsR Austin
Epidemiology Unit, Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
Pathology 41:361-5. 2009..An audit of the reporting of invasive breast cancer in Queensland was conducted to determine how well these guidelines were utilised in 2004.
- Community acquisition of gentamicin-sensitive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in southeast Queensland, AustraliaG R Nimmo
Microbiology Department, Queensland Health Pathology Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba 4102, Australia
J Clin Microbiol 38:3926-31. 2000..To study the acquisition of gentamicin-sensitive MRSA (GS-MRSA) in southeast Queensland and the relatedness of GS-MRSA to other strains of MRSA, 35 cases of infection due to GS-MRSA from October 1997 ..
- Prevalence of Parkinson's disease in metropolitan and rural Queensland: a general practice surveyCatherine M Peters
Centre for Health Research Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Clin Neurosci 13:343-8. 2006..A random sample of general practitioners (GPs) throughout Queensland (401 responses from 528 validated practice addresses) was asked to estimate the numbers of patients with IPD and ..
- Comparison of active venom components between Eastern brown snakes collected from South Australia and QueenslandSimone Flight
Level 2, Research Wing, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, 4012, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Ecotoxicology 15:133-41. 2006..in the potency of the venom from Eastern brown snakes collected from South Australia (SA) compared to those from Queensland (QLD). A concentration of 0...
- Genetic diversity and gene flow among southeastern Queensland koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)E V Fowler
Centre for Molecular Biotechnology, School of Life Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, 4001, Australia
Mol Ecol 9:155-64. 2000Habitat fragmentation and destruction associated with the rapid urban and rural development of southeast Queensland presents an immediate threat to the survival of koala populations within this region...
- The North Queensland "Sun-Safe Clothing" study: design and baseline results of a randomized trial to determine the effectiveness of sun-protective clothing in preventing melanocytic neviSimone L Harrison
Skin Cancer Research Group, North Queensland Center for Cancer Research, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia 4811
Am J Epidemiol 161:536-45. 2005..centers (n = 13 intervention and n = 12 control) living in the high-solar-irradiance environment of Townsville, Queensland, Australia...
- Suicidal behaviour by train collision in Queensland, 1990-2004Diego De Leo
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention, Griffith University, Mount Gravatt Campus, QLD 4111, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:772-9. 2008..A study on the incidence of suicide in the train system and a description of main characteristics of victims and attempters was commissioned by Queensland Rail in response to an apparent increase of suicide phenomena and their consequences.
- The Queensland experience of participation in a national drug use evaluation project, Community-Acquired Pneumonia Towards Improving Outcomes Nationally (CAPTION)Lisa K Pulver
School of Pharmacy, Steele Building, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
BMC Pulm Med 9:38. 2009..The purpose of this paper is to describe the experience of Queensland hospitals participating in the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Towards Improving Outcomes Nationally (CAPTION) ..
- Fungal keratitis in far north Queensland, AustraliaMichael R J Thew
Cairns Base Hospital, The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:721-4. 2008Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders form a significant proportion of the population in far north Queensland and are at increased risk for many eye conditions...
- A study of postdiagnosis breast cancer concerns for women living in rural and remote Queensland. Part II: Support issuesP McGrath
Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Red Hill, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 7:43-52. 1999..findings from a study on the postdiagnosis support needs of women with breast cancer living in rural and remote Queensland. The findings presented in this discussion focus on support needs from the perspective of the women experiencing ..
- Analysis of Barmah Forest virus disease activity in Queensland, Australia, 1993-2003: identification of a large, isolated outbreak of diseaseH E Quinn
Communicable Diseases Unit, Queensland Health, P O Box 48, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
J Med Entomol 42:882-90. 2005..Although the majority of notifications are received from Queensland, little is known about the distribution of the disease within the state, or the important mosquito vectors and ..
- GPs' perceived competence and comfort in managing medical emergencies in southeast QueenslandMarie Louise Dick
Centre for General Practice, School of Population Health, University of Queensland
Aust Fam Physician 31:870-5. 2002..Little is known about general practitioners' confidence and competence in managing medical emergencies, yet these qualities are vital to maximise patients' chances of survival...
- Solar UVR exposures of primary school children at three locations in QueenslandP Gies
Australian Radiation Laboratory, Yallambie, Victoria, Australia
Photochem Photobiol 68:78-83. 1998..For both boys and girls at each location, there was a strong correlation between the mean measured UVR exposure and the ambient solar UVR at that location...
- Lyssaviral infection and lead poisoning in black flying foxes from QueenslandL F Skerratt
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
J Wildl Dis 34:355-61. 1998..examination of tissues are described in wild black flying foxes (Pteropus alecto) from northern Queensland (Australia). An adult female P. alecto showed aggression before death in January 1995...
- Is being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander a risk factor for poor neonatal outcome in a tertiary referral unit in north Queensland?K S Panaretto
Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service, Kirwan Hospital for Women, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 38:16-22. 2002..To compare perinatal outcomes for all births, and the morbidity and mortality patterns of babies admitted to neonatal intensive care, for non-Indigenous, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (TSI) people in a major remote urban centre...
- Trends in potential exposure to Australian bat lyssavirus in South East Queensland, 1996 to 2003Megan K Young
Brisbane Southside Public Health Unit, Brisbane, Queensland
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:258-60. 2004..Concern exists regarding possible under-reporting of potential exposure to Australian bat lyssavirus especially among volunteer bat carers...
- Pay for performance in Australia: Queensland's new Clinical Practice Improvement PaymentStephen Duckett
Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia
J Health Serv Res Policy 13:174-7. 2008..a high profile scandal relating to quality and safety of care, the health authority in the Australian state of Queensland introduced a pay for performance (P4P) component into its new hospital prospective payment system...
- Pregnancy characteristics of women giving birth to children with fetal alcohol syndrome in Far North QueenslandKatherine L Coyne
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, James Cook University School of Medicine, Cairns Campus, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:240-7. 2008..major cause of impairment to normal physical and intellectual development among Indigenous children in Far North Queensland; however, little is known of the pregnancy characteristics of mothers of those children diagnosed with FAS or of ..
- Real-time PCR detection of pathogenic microorganisms in roof-harvested rainwater in Southeast Queensland, AustraliaW Ahmed
Department of Natural Resources and Water, 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Brisbane 4068, Australia
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5490-6. 2008..in rainwater obtained from tanks in Southeast Queensland, Australia...
- The evolution of Queensland spiny mountain crayfish of the genus Euastacus. I. Testing vicariance and dispersal with interspecific mitochondrial DNAMark Ponniah
Co operative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management, Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
Evolution 58:1073-85. 2004..The data also suggest there was simultaneous vicariance of at least two ancestral Queensland lineages...
- Maternal and neonatal outcomes following diabetes in pregnancy in Far North Queensland, AustraliaBronwyn Davis
Cairns Diabetes Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:393-9. 2009..Diabetes in pregnancy (DIP) is increasing and is associated with a number of adverse consequences for both the mother and the child...
- Cancer nursing research in Queensland, Australia: barriers, priorities, and strategies for progressPatsy Yates
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
Cancer Nurs 25:167-80. 2002..the present study was to systematically describe the research experience, attitudes, and opinions of nurses in Queensland, Australia, about priorities and strategies for developing cancer nursing research...
- Iron status among Australian adults: findings of a population based study in Queensland, AustraliaFaruk Ahmed
Department of Family Sciences, College for Women, Kuwait University, P O Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:40-7. 2008..To describe the concentrations of serum ferritin among Australian adults by age and sex. Further, the relationships of various social, lifestyle and health factors with serum ferritin concentrations were explored...
- Cervical smear participation and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in women attending a community-controlled Indigenous health service in north QueenslandK S Panaretto
Townsville Aboriginal and Islanders Health Services, Queensland
Aust N Z J Public Health 30:171-6. 2006..To increase Pap smear participation and to assess the prevalence of sexually transmitted infection (STI) in urban Indigenous women in Townsville...
- Realtime fetal ultrasound by telemedicine in Queensland. A successful venture?F Y Chan
Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mater Mothers Hospital, University of Queensland, South Brisbane, Australia
J Telemed Telecare 7:7-11. 2001We have established a realtime fetal tele-ultrasound consultation service in Queensland, which has been integrated into our routine clinical practice...
- Echinococcus granulosus in northern Queensland. 1. Prevalence in cattleD J D Banks
School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
Aust Vet J 84:303-7. 2006..hydatidosis and investigate factors that might be expected to influence the prevalence of hydatids in cattle in Queensland north of the Tropic of Capricorn...
- Urban-rural differences in survival from cutaneous melanoma in QueenslandMichael Coory
School of Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006
Aust N Z J Public Health 30:71-4. 2006To assess how much of the urban-rural disparity in melanoma survival in Queensland is due to later diagnosis.
- Near-hanging as presenting to hospitals in Queensland: recommendations for practiceR J Boots
Department of Intensive Care, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane
Anaesth Intensive Care 34:736-45. 2006..We reviewed the clinical management and outcome of these patients as they presented to public hospitals in Queensland. A retrospective clinical record audit was made at five public hospitals between 1991 and 2000...
- Diabetes mellitus and serum carotenoids: findings of a population-based study in Queensland, AustraliaTerry Coyne
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 82:685-93. 2005..The role of these antioxidants in the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus remains unclear...
- Cohort Profile: The Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy (MUSP)J M Najman
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
Int J Epidemiol 34:992-7. 2005
- Experimental infection of Australian brushtail possums, Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae: Marsupialia), with Ross River and Barmah Forest viruses by use of a natural mosquito vector systemA M Boyd
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and University of Queensland, Tropical Health Program, St Lucia, Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:777-82. 2001..vulpecula may potentially act as a reservoir species for RR in urban areas. However, T. vulpecula infected with BF do not develop viremia sufficient to infect mosquitoes and are unlikely to be important hosts for BF...
- Assessment of the potential of dogs and cats as urban reservoirs of Ross River and Barmah Forest virusesA M Boyd
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and University of Queensland, Tropical Health Program, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital
Aust Vet J 80:83-6. 2002..To determine whether dogs and cats are potential reservoirs of Ross River (RR) and Barmah Forest (BF) viruses..
- Dental caries experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Northern Peninsula Area, QueenslandM Hopcraft
Cooperative Research Centre for Oral Health Sciences, School of Dental Science, The University of Melbourne, Victoria
Aust Dent J 52:300-4. 2007A survey of dental caries experience in children was undertaken in five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the Northern Peninsula Area of Queensland prior to the introduction of water fluoridation.
- Nursing workloads: the results of a study of Queensland NursesDesley Hegney
Head, Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
J Nurs Manag 11:307-14. 2003This paper reports the findings of a survey undertaken in Queensland, Australia in October 2001...
- New Mid-Cretaceous (latest Albian) dinosaurs fromWinton, Queensland, AustraliaScott A Hocknull
Geosciences, Queensland Museum, Hendra, Queensland, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e6190. 2009....
- HPV vaccination: what do Queensland parents think?Katrin Hausdorf
Aust N Z J Public Health 31:288-9. 2007
- Factors contributing to upper limb recovery after stroke: a survey of stroke survivors in Queensland AustraliaRuth N Barker
Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Disabil Rehabil 29:981-9. 2007..To identify factors which contribute to upper limb recovery, from the perspective of stroke survivors...
- Retaining rural and remote area nurses. The Queensland, Australia experienceDesley Hegney
Center for Rural and Remote Area Nursing, University of Southern Queensland, PO Darling Heights, Toowoomba, QLD 4350, Australia
J Nurs Adm 32:128-35. 2002..authors gathered qualitative and quantitative data from nurses who had resigned from rural and remote areas in Queensland, Australia...
- Phylogeography of the freshwater fish, Mogurnda adspersa, in streams of northeastern Queensland, Australia: evidence for altered drainage patternsD A Hurwood
Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management, Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland, Australia
Mol Ecol 7:1507-17. 1998..This species of freshwater fish is found in the rivers and streams of the northeastern highlands of Queensland, Australia...
- Comparative field evaluation of repellent formulations containing deet and IR3535 against mosquitoes in Queensland, AustraliaS P Frances
Australian Army Malaria Institute, Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera, Queensland 4051, Australia, USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 25:511-3. 2009..IR3535 (ethyl butylacetylaminopropionate) and deet (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) against mosquitoes in Queensland, Australia, were conducted. Two repellents were compared: Avon Bug Guard, containing 7...
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and paracetamol use in Queensland and in the whole of AustraliaNadia Barozzi
School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, Steele Building, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 8:196. 2008..The aim of this study was to compare the utilization of non selective NSAID, COX-2 inhibitors and paracetamol between Queensland and Australia.
- The changing phases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Queensland: an overview of public health actions and epidemiologyRanil D Appuhamy
Population Health, Queensland Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 192:94-7. 2010A graded public health response was implemented to control the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Queensland. Public health measures to contain the outbreak included border control, enhanced surveillance, management of cases and contacts ..
- Changes in the incidence of cutaneous melanoma in the west of Scotland and Queensland, Australia: hope for health promotion?David C Whiteman
Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Eur J Cancer Prev 17:243-50. 2008..We analysed site-specific melanoma incidence during the period 1982-2001 in Queensland, Australia (n=28 862 invasive melanomas; 2536 lentigo maligna melanomas) and the west of Scotland (n=4278 ..
- Spatiotemporal variation of notified Barmah Forest virus infections in Queensland, Australia, 1993-2001Shilu Tong
School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, QLD, Australia
Int J Environ Health Res 15:89-98. 2005The spatiotemporal variations of Barmah Forest virus (BFv) infections were assessed in Queensland, Australia, between 1993 and 2001 utilizing a Geographic Information System...
- Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus, including community-associated methicillin-resistant strains, in Queensland adultsW J Munckhof
Infection Management Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Clin Microbiol Infect 15:149-55. 2009Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections are emerging in southeast Queensland, Australia, but the incidence of carriage of CA-MRSA strains is unknown...
- Clinical and epidemiological features of canine leptospirosis in North QueenslandR I Miller
IDEXX Laboratories, Coorparoo QLD 4151
Aust Vet J 85:13-9. 2007To evaluate the clinical signs, results of clinical pathology and serology tests, and treatment outcome of clinical leptospirosis in 40 dogs from North Queensland.
- Importation of dengue by soldiers returning from East Timor to north Queensland, AustraliaScott Kitchener
Clinical Field Section, Army Malaria Institute, Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera, Brisbane, Australia
J Travel Med 9:180-3. 2002..This represented the potential to import dengue virus into north Queensland, a dengue receptive area of Australia...
- A comparison of the anatomic distribution of cutaneous melanoma in two populations with different levels of sunlight: the west of Scotland and Queensland, Australia 1982-2001David C Whiteman
Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Cancer Causes Control 18:485-91. 2007..We ascertained all new cases of invasive cutaneous melanoma in the west of Scotland and Queensland 1982-2001...
- A measles outbreak in the Whitsundays, Queensland: the shape of things to come?Jeffrey N Hanna
Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:589-92. 2002This report describes a small outbreak of measles that occurred in the Whitsunday region, north Queensland, in July to August 2002...
- A survey of the current surgical treatment of gallstones in QueenslandJames Askew
Department of Surgery, Nambour Hospital, Nambour, Queensland, Australia
ANZ J Surg 75:1086-9. 2005To survey the current practice of general surgeons in Queensland in their management of patients with gallstones.
- Fine-scale spatial genetic correlation analyses reveal strong female philopatry within a brush-tailed rock-wallaby colony in southeast QueenslandS L Hazlitt
School of Life Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072 Australia
Mol Ecol 13:3621-32. 2004..and dispersal within a brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) colony at Hurdle Creek Valley, Queensland. Brush-tailed rock-wallabies were once abundant and widespread throughout the rocky terrain of southeastern ..
- Cupped lesions of early onset dental erosion in young southeast Queensland adultsF Khan
Department of Dentistry, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
Aust Dent J 46:100-7. 2001..Dental erosion manifests as cupped lesions on cusp apices and in fissures of teeth in patients from southeast Queensland referred with excessive tooth wear...
- Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risk factors among veterinarians in Queensland, AustraliaD R Smith
WorkCover New South Wales Research Centre of Excellence, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah, New South Wales, Australia
Aust Vet J 87:260-5. 2009..Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) represent one of the most important occupational health issues in contemporary society, few studies have specifically investigated this problem among veterinarians...
- The genetic basis of academic achievement on the Queensland Core Skills Test and its shared genetic variance with IQMark A Wainwright
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
Behav Genet 35:133-45. 2005..and environmental sources of variation in performance on a standardised test of academic achievement, the Queensland Core Skills Test (QCST) (Queensland Studies Authority, 2003a)...
- Colorectal carcinoma among Indigenous people: a public hospital-based study in Townsville and Cairns, North Queensland, AustraliaPing Yan Lu
Discipline of Surgery, James Cook University, Townsville and Cairns, Queensland, Australia
ANZ J Surg 75:972-6. 2005..There are very little clinical and pathological data on colorectal cancer among Indigenous people in Australia...
- Faecal incontinence: an unrecognised epidemic in rural North Queensland? Results of a hospital-based outpatient studyYik Hong Ho
School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 13:28-34. 2005We explored the prevalence of faecal incontinence (FI) in a referral hospital outpatient population, to explore suspicions that FI is inadequately studied, underestimated and poorly appreciated in the rural North Queensland (NQ) community.
- A study of postdiagnosis breast cancer concerns for women living in rural and remote Queensland. Part I: Personal concernsP McGrath
Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Red Hill, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 7:34-42. 1999..indication of the support needs of postdiagnosis women with breast cancer in remote and isolated areas in Queensland. This discussion will present data that focuses on the women's expressed personal concerns...
- Uptake of new drugs in rural and urban areas of Queensland, Australia: the example of COX-2 inhibitorsK Behan
School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072 Australia
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:55-8. 2005..the changes over time in the volume of prescriptions of COX-2 selective inhibitors between rural and urban Queensland to reveal any difference in the uptake of the prescribing of these new drugs between two geographically distinct ..
- Suicide mortality data need revisionDiego De Leo
Med J Aust 186:157-8. 2007
- Genetic Variation in the NF-kappaB Pathway and Ovarian Cancer EtiologyEllen L Goode; Fiscal Year: 2010..study consists of external validation of approximately 50 polymorphisms using data from ongoing studies at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia, and the University of Cambridge, UK...
- ANALYSIS OF SPOTTED FEVER RICKETTSIAL ANTIGENSDavid Walker; Fiscal Year: 1993..sibirica) occurring in vast regions of the USSR, China, and Mongolia, Queensland tick typhus (R. australis), Israel tick typhus (unnamed Rickettsia sp...
- Pathways from genotype and environment to melanomaNicholas K Hayward; Fiscal Year: 2010..Incidence rates in Queensland are almost five times those in the United States...
- Pathways from genotype and environment to melanomaNicholas Hayward; Fiscal Year: 2009..Incidence rates in Queensland are almost five times those in the United States...
- Genetic Epidemiology of MelanomaDavid E Elder; Fiscal Year: 2009..size, with the recruitment of new participant groups in Utah, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia and Queensland. This application for competitive renewal of the R01 will utilize the support of the members of GenoMEL and the ..
- Genetic Epidemiology of MelanomaDavid Elder; Fiscal Year: 2007..size, with the recruitment of new participant groups in Utah, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia and Queensland. This application for competitive renewal of the R01 will utilize the support of the members of GenoMEL and the ..
- Genetic Epidemiology of MelanomaDAVID ERIC ELDER; Fiscal Year: 2010..size, with the recruitment of new participant groups in Utah, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia and Queensland. This application for competitive renewal of the R01 will utilize the support of the members of GenoMEL and the ..
- 12th International p53 WorkshopCarol Prives; Fiscal Year: 2006..Human Carcinogenesis, Bethesda, USA), Dr David Lane (University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland), Dr Martin Lavin (Queensland Institute Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia), Dr Arnold Levine, (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, ..
- Potential New Breast Cancer Drugs from Tropical PlantsDEBRA MORIARITY; Fiscal Year: 2003..The montane cloud forest in Monteverde, Costa Rica, the tropical rain forests in North Queensland, Australia and the tropical forest on Abaco Island, The Bahamas, contain extremely biodiverse populations of ..
- 13th International Campylobacter/Helicobacter workshopIrving Nachamkin; Fiscal Year: 2005..Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter & Related Organisms (CHRO) from September 4-8, 2005 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia...
- Pathways from genotype and environment to melanomaNicholas Hayward; Fiscal Year: 2005..The Australian state of Queensland has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world with lifetime incidences of 1 in 13 males and 1 in 16 females...
- MATERNAL DEPRESSION EFFECTS ON CHILD OUTCOMEPatricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 1999..longitudinal cohort of 915 children born between 1981 and 1984 at the Mater Misericordiae Mother's Hospital in Queensland, Australia...
- USC Consortium:Colorectal Cancer Family RegistryRobert Haile; Fiscal Year: 2007..testing of the MLH1, MSH2, and MSH6\par proteins, and MMR mutation testing guided by the IHC results, and to the Queensland Institute of Medical\par Research for testing for somatic mutations in BRAF...
- HEMOCHROMATOSIS--MECHANISMS AND NOVEL THERAPIESLawrie Powell; Fiscal Year: 2004..the expertise of members of the Clinical Sciences Unit of QIMR in iron metabolism with that of x-ray crystallography and structure-based drug design studies at the Centre for Drug Design and Development in the University of Queensland.
- BIOIRON RESEARCH CONFERENCES 2001-2005Gary Brittenham; Fiscal Year: 2003..Bioiron 2001 will be held in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, from August 18 to 23, 2001. The Bioiron 2003 conference will be held in Washington, D.C...
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIAWilliam Byerley; Fiscal Year: 2006..C.R. Cloninger), U. Iowa (R. Crowe), U. Colorado (R. Freedman), U. Pennsylvania (D. Levinson), U. Queensland (B. Mowry), and Mt. Sinai (J. Silverman)...
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIAFAROOQ AMIN; Fiscal Year: 2006..C.R. Cloninger), U. Iowa (R. Crowe), U. Colorado (R. Freedman), U. Pennsylvania (D. Levinson), U. Queensland (B. Mowry), and Mt. Sinai (J. Silverman)...
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIARobert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2006..C.R. Cloninger), U. Iowa (R. Crowe), U. Colorado (R. Freedman), U. Pennsylvania (D. Levinson), U. Queensland (B. Mowry), and Mt. Sinai (J. Silverman)...
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIAJeremy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIAC Cloninger; Fiscal Year: 2006
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIARaymond Crowe; Fiscal Year: 2003
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIAPablo Gejman; Fiscal Year: 2007
- AA12404 Gene expression in the human alcoholic brainRobert Harris; Fiscal Year: 2009..this work has been facilitated by a strong international collaboration with investigators from the University of Queensland, Australia...