Rennie M D' Souza

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A for treating measles in children
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 0200
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A for treating measles in children
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 0200
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
  3. pmc The impact of employee level and work stress on mental health and GP service use: an analysis of a sample of Australian government employees
    Ruth A Parslow
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University ACTON ACT 0200 Australia
    BMC Public Health 4:41. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in acute hospital admissions and emergency room presentations among children in the Australian Capital Territory
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:359-65. 2007
  5. pmc Climatic factors associated with hospitalizations for rotavirus diarrhoea in children under 5 years of age
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 136:56-64. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Work demands, job insecurity and sickness absence from work. how productive is the new, flexible labour force?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:205-12. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors and diabetes mellitus in Australian prisons: is the prisoner population unhealthier than the rest of the Australian population?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:318-23. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The health effects of jobs: status, working conditions, or both?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:222-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Does ambient temperature affect foodborne disease?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Epidemiology 15:86-92. 2004
  10. pmc Work and health in a contemporary society: demands, control, and insecurity
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:849-54. 2003

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A for treating measles in children
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 0200
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2001
    ..The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends administration of an oral dose of 200,000 IU (or 100,000 IU in infants) of vitamin A per day for two days to children with measles in areas where vitamin A deficiency may be present...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A for treating measles in children
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 0200
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
    ..The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends administration of an oral dose of 200,000 IU (or 100,000 IU in infants) of vitamin A per day for two days to children with measles in areas where vitamin A deficiency may be present...
  3. pmc The impact of employee level and work stress on mental health and GP service use: an analysis of a sample of Australian government employees
    Ruth A Parslow
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University ACTON ACT 0200 Australia
    BMC Public Health 4:41. 2004
    ..This study sought to identify the extent to which employee level and work stressors were associated with mental health problems experienced by Australian government employees, and with their use of primary care services...
  4. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in acute hospital admissions and emergency room presentations among children in the Australian Capital Territory
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:359-65. 2007
    ..To examine seasonal variation in hospital use for five paediatric conditions of the Australian Capital Territory residents...
  5. pmc Climatic factors associated with hospitalizations for rotavirus diarrhoea in children under 5 years of age
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 136:56-64. 2008
    ..Strategies to combat outbreaks of rotavirus diarrhoea should take climatic factors and seasonal effects into consideration to plan for the excess seasonal hospital admissions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Work demands, job insecurity and sickness absence from work. how productive is the new, flexible labour force?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:205-12. 2006
    ..We further investigate if having control at work modifies these associations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors and diabetes mellitus in Australian prisons: is the prisoner population unhealthier than the rest of the Australian population?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:318-23. 2005
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  8. ncbi request reprint The health effects of jobs: status, working conditions, or both?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:222-8. 2005
    ..This study investigates whether the association of job strain and insecurity with health differs by status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does ambient temperature affect foodborne disease?
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Epidemiology 15:86-92. 2004
    ..Foodborne illness is a significant public health issue in most countries, including Australia. We examined the association between temperature and salmonellosis notifications, and compared these associations for 5 Australian cities...
  10. pmc Work and health in a contemporary society: demands, control, and insecurity
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:849-54. 2003
    ..To examine independent associations of job strain (high demands and low control) and job insecurity with mental and physical health outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A for the treatment of children with measles--a systematic review
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Trop Pediatr 48:323-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that 200 000 IU of vitamin A repeated on 2 days should be used for the treatment of measles as recommended by WHO in children admitted to hospitals in areas where the case fatality is high...
  12. ncbi request reprint Australia declared polio free
    Rennie M D' Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra ACT, Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:253-60. 2002
    ..Australia must remain vigilant against importations of wild poliovirus from endemic countries and maintain high immunisation coverage and sensitive surveillance systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A for preventing secondary infections in children with measles--a systematic review
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Trop Pediatr 48:72-7. 2002
    ..It was concluded that vitamin A does have a beneficial effect on morbidity associated with measles and should be used as a treatment for hospitalized measles cases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Retrospective hospital-based searches for cases of acute flaccid paralysis
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:45-9. 2002
    ..To increase the ascertainment rate of AFP cases, a hospital search was conducted to identify cases not reported to the active AFP surveillance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adverse events following immunisation associated with the 1998 Australian Measles Control Campaign
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Disease Control, Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra
    Commun Dis Intell 24:27-33. 2000
    ..On comparing the risks and benefits of MMR vaccine, the benefits of this MCC far outweigh the incidence of serious adverse events associated with immunisation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis in Australia, 1995-97. Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
    R M D'Souza
    Surveillance and Management Section, National Centre for Disease Control, Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:536-40. 1999
    ..Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance in Australia as part of the World Health Organization (WHO) certification process for polio eradication in the Western Pacific region...
  17. ncbi request reprint Australia's contribution to global polio eradication initiatives
    R M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:289-94. 1999
    ..To provide evidence according to the requirements of the Global Commission for Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication that poliomyelitis has been eliminated in Australia...