University of Newcastle

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Organization: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Top Publications

  1. doi Addressing the immunization coverage paradox: A matter of children's rights and social justice
    David N Durrheim
    Hunter New England Health, Wallsend, Australia
    Clin Ther 32:1496-8. 2010
  2. ncbi Solastalgia: the distress caused by environmental change
    Glenn Albrecht
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:S95-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Proteomic changes in mammalian spermatozoa during epididymal maturation
    R John Aitken
    The ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Asian J Androl 9:554-64. 2007
  4. ncbi Calibration of an instrumented treatment table for measuring manual therapy forces applied to the cervical spine
    Suzanne J Snodgrass
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Man Ther 13:171-9. 2008
  5. ncbi Annual health assessments for older Australian women: uptake and equity
    Julie E Byles
    Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:170-3. 2007
  6. ncbi Measurement of psychological distress in palliative care
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:779-89. 2006
  7. ncbi Evidence-based care for low back pain in workers eligible for compensation
    Brian McGuirk
    Department of Clinical Research, University of Newcastle, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:36-42. 2007
  8. ncbi Measuring effectiveness of dietetic interventions in child obesity: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences and Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:906-22. 2006
  9. ncbi The healthy worker survivor effect in a study of neck muscle performance measures in call-centre operators
    Peter Osmotherly
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, N S W 2308, Australia
    Work 26:399-406. 2006
  10. ncbi Competency-based occupational standards: influences on Australian speech pathology education
    Alison Ferguson
    Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, N S W, Australia
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 58:23-31. 2006

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  1. doi Addressing the immunization coverage paradox: A matter of children's rights and social justice
    David N Durrheim
    Hunter New England Health, Wallsend, Australia
    Clin Ther 32:1496-8. 2010
    ..Governments of developed and less-developed nations must unite to ensure the leadership planning, governance, and human and financial resources necessary to deliver on this critical global equity agenda...
  2. ncbi Solastalgia: the distress caused by environmental change
    Glenn Albrecht
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:S95-8. 2007
    ..In both cases, people exposed to environmental change experienced negative affect that is exacerbated by a sense of powerlessness or lack of control over the unfolding change process...
  3. ncbi Proteomic changes in mammalian spermatozoa during epididymal maturation
    R John Aitken
    The ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Asian J Androl 9:554-64. 2007
    ..At least in rodent species, activation of sperm mitochondria appears to be a particularly important part of epididymal maturation...
  4. ncbi Calibration of an instrumented treatment table for measuring manual therapy forces applied to the cervical spine
    Suzanne J Snodgrass
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Man Ther 13:171-9. 2008
    ..Using it allows practitioners to perform manual techniques using their usual clinical technique, however interpretation of force data is limited because it represents force applied to the table rather than at a specific joint...
  5. ncbi Annual health assessments for older Australian women: uptake and equity
    Julie E Byles
    Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:170-3. 2007
    ..To measure utilisation of Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) health assessment items for women aged 75 years and over, and to describe health and socio-demographic characteristics of users and non-users...
  6. ncbi Measurement of psychological distress in palliative care
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:779-89. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Evidence-based care for low back pain in workers eligible for compensation
    Brian McGuirk
    Department of Clinical Research, University of Newcastle, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:36-42. 2007
    ..Although guidelines for the management of low back pain have been promoted, few studies have assessed their effectiveness. One previous study did not include patients with workers' compensation claims...
  8. ncbi Measuring effectiveness of dietetic interventions in child obesity: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences and Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:906-22. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of dietetic treatment for obese children and to report details of dietary interventions...
  9. ncbi The healthy worker survivor effect in a study of neck muscle performance measures in call-centre operators
    Peter Osmotherly
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, N S W 2308, Australia
    Work 26:399-406. 2006
    ..Little is known about its behaviour in samples of computer based workers. This descriptive study examined the healthy worker effect in relation to muscle performance and neck pain in call-centre operators...
  10. ncbi Competency-based occupational standards: influences on Australian speech pathology education
    Alison Ferguson
    Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, N S W, Australia
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 58:23-31. 2006
    ..Also, the assessment of learning promoted through a competency-based framework is considered in relation to models of critical thinking...
  11. ncbi High throughput analysis of endogenous glutamate release using a fluorescence plate reader
    Alistair T R Sim
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    J Neurosci Methods 153:43-7. 2006
    ..This increased capacity provides improved experimental design opportunities, higher experimental throughput and better comparison between experimental conditions...
  12. ncbi Short-term androgen deprivation and radiotherapy for locally advanced prostate cancer: results from the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group 96.01 randomised controlled trial
    James W Denham
    Newcastle Mater Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 6:841-50. 2005
    ..We did a large randomised controlled trial to determine whether 3 months or 6 months of androgen deprivation given before and during radiotherapy improves outcomes for patients with locally advanced prostate cancer...
  13. ncbi Experiences of occupational violence in Australian urban general practice: a cross-sectional study of GPs
    Parker J Magin
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:352-6. 2005
    ..To establish the prevalence and characteristics of occupational violence in Australian urban general practice, and examine practitioner correlates of violence...
  14. ncbi Dental trauma due to sport in the pediatric patient
    Helen Cornwell
    Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Calif Dent Assoc 33:457-61. 2005
    ..This review article aims to increase awareness as to the role of sports in dental and orofacial injuries, discuss risk factors for this trauma as well as its prevention, and outline risk minimization for the pediatric athlete...
  15. ncbi Drought and its effect on mental health--how GPs can help
    Gina Maree Sartore
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 36:990-3. 2007
    ..Of great concern for Australian rural communities is that independent of drought, the rate of suicide for some groups is higher in rural than urban communities, while access to mental health services is less...
  16. doi Cancer specialists' palliative care referral practices and perceptions: results of a national survey
    C E Johnson
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle
    Palliat Med 22:51-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate cancer specialists' referral practices, perceptions of, barriers to and triggers for referral of people with advanced cancer to SPC services...
  17. doi Belongingness: a prerequisite for nursing students' clinical learning
    Tracy Levett-Jones
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Nurse Educ Pract 8:103-11. 2008
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  18. doi Hearing impairment in F-111 maintenance workers: the study of health outcomes in aircraft maintenance personnel (SHOAMP) general health and medical study
    Maya Guest
    University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 53:1159-69. 2010
    ..We sought to examine hearing loss in a group from the Royal Australian Air Force who undertook fuel tank maintenance on F-111 aircraft, with exposure to formulations containing ototoxins, relative to two different comparison groups...
  19. ncbi Hospital safety climate, psychosocial risk factors and needlestick injuries in Japan
    Derek R Smith
    WorkCover New South Wales Research Centre of Excellence, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah 2258, Australia
    Ind Health 48:85-95. 2010
    ..Although the provision of safer devices remains critical in preventing injuries, ensuring a positive safety climate will also be essential in meeting these important challenges for nurses' occupational health...
  20. doi Environmental injustice and air pollution in coal affected communities, Hunter Valley, Australia
    Nick Higginbotham
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Health Place 16:259-66. 2010
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  21. doi Changes in mid-to-late latency auditory evoked responses in the chicken during neural maturation
    Rebbekah Atkinson
    School of Psychology and the Hunter Medical Research Institute University of Newcastle Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Dev Psychobiol 52:24-34. 2010
    ..The protracted maturation of neuronal circuits observed in chicken forebrain offers such a model...
  22. doi The biological significance of detergent-resistant membranes in spermatozoa
    Brett Nixon
    Reproductive Science Group, Discipline of Biological Sciences, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    J Reprod Immunol 83:8-13. 2009
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  23. doi Quality of life research: is there a difference in output between the major cancer types?
    R Sanson-Fisher
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:714-20. 2010
    ..There is need for debate among funding agencies and researchers to ensure research efforts are shared among cancer types...
  24. doi The effect of stuttering on communication: a preliminary investigation
    Elizabeth Spencer
    The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Clin Linguist Phon 23:473-88. 2009
    ..The implications these strategies have on communication and social participation will be discussed...
  25. ncbi Doctors and drug companies: is the dangerous liaison drawing to an end?
    Ray Moynihan
    University of Newcastle, Australia
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 103:141-8. 2009
    ..And finally, Disclosure to Disentanglement will look at self-regulatory and statutory attempts around the world to get more independence in the relationship between doctors and drug companies...
  26. ncbi Incidence of falls and fall-related outcomes among people in aged-care facilities in the Lower Hunter region, NSW
    Richard E Gibson
    Research Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:166-9. 2008
    ..Estimated 3-month survival following fractured neck of femur was low, with a rate ratio of around 1 : 3. The data indicate an urgent need for falls injury prevention in aged-care facilities...
  27. doi Inadequate cervical cancer screening among mid-aged Australian women who have experienced partner violence
    Deborah Loxton
    University of Newcastle, Australia
    Prev Med 48:184-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, the current research investigates the association between partner violence and inadequate cervical cancer screening...
  28. doi Parent stress, parenting competence and family-centered support to young children with an intellectual or developmental disability
    Ian Dempsey
    Centre for Special Education and Disability Studies, School of Education, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Res Dev Disabil 30:558-66. 2009
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  29. doi General practitioners' experiences of the psychological aspects in the care of a dying patient
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 6:125-31. 2008
    ..This qualitative study investigated psychosocial issues faced by GPs in the management of patients receiving palliative care and investigated the themes relevant to the psychosocial care of dying patients...
  30. doi Flexible eating and flexible insulin dosing in patients with diabetes: Results of an intensive self-management course
    J Lowe
    Hunter New England Health Service, Newcastle Community Health Centre, 670 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2303, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:439-43. 2008
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of an established programme to teach patients to match their insulin dose to their carbohydrate intake...
  31. pmc Role of voltage-dependent modulation of store Ca2+ release in synchronization of Ca2+ oscillations
    Mohammad S Imtiaz
    The Neuroscience Group, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
    Biophys J 90:1-23. 2006
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  32. ncbi The Australian EEG database
    M Hunter
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Clin EEG Neurosci 36:76-81. 2005
    ..We anticipate that such data will be useful in not only helping to answer clinical questions but also in the field of mathematical modeling of the EEG...
  33. ncbi Quantile maximum likelihood estimation of response time distributions
    Andrew Heathcote
    School of Behavioural Science, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:394-401. 2002
    ..Because QML estimation can be computationally costly, we make fast open source code for fitting available that can be easily modified to use QML in the estimation of any distribution function...
  34. ncbi Limitations of Health Insurance Commission (HIC) data for deriving prescribing indicators
    Jane Robertson
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, NSW
    Med J Aust 176:419-24. 2002
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  35. ncbi The first two cantharidin analogues displaying PP1 selectivity
    Adam McCluskey
    Medicinal Chemistry Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 12:391-3. 2002
    ..Both compounds exhibited moderate PP1 activity, 3 IC(50) 50 microM and 6 IC(50) 12.5 microM. Interestingly, the corresponding mono-ester derivatives of 3 showed no such selectivity...
  36. ncbi Prior knowledge and exemplar encoding in children's concept acquisition
    C A Carmichael
    Department of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW, Australia
    Child Dev 72:1071-90. 2001
    ..Training with larger categories increased the impact of observed feature covariation and decreased reliance on prior knowledge...
  37. ncbi Influence of the method of calcium provision on Marek's disease losses in compound and choice fed layers
    R D Taylor
    Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Br Poult Sci 41:219-23. 2000
    ..3. Method of feeding and calcium provision interacted to influence significantly the risk of death due to Marek's disease in the laying phase in layer strain A. 4. Choice feeding may adversely influence Marek's disease losses in layers...
  38. ncbi A quality assurance audit: phase III trial of maximal androgen deprivation in prostate cancer (TROG 96.01)
    A Steigler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Waratah, Westmead, New South Wales
    Australas Radiol 44:65-71. 2000
    ..Trial funding and staff education have been targeted as the key major issues essential to the continued success and expansion of TROG's QA programme...
  39. ncbi Influenza virus inhibits lysozyme secretion by sputum neutrophils in subjects with chronic bronchial sepsis
    G Pang
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:718-22. 2000
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  40. ncbi Influence of admission body temperature on stroke mortality
    Y Wang
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Royal Newcastle Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Stroke 31:404-9. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic role of admission body temperature on short-term and long-term mortality in a retrospective cohort study of patients with acute stroke...
  41. ncbi Use of the 12-item short-form (SF-12) Health Survey in an Australian heart and stroke population
    L L Lim
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Qual Life Res 8:1-8. 1999
    ..However, caution should be taken with the heart and stroke population because of a relatively high in completion rate...
  42. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening: discussions with first degree relatives
    M A Harris
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:826-8. 1998
    ..Of concern, there was limited understanding of the asymptomatic nature of screening with most relatives initially 'screened' after consulting a doctor with colorectal symptoms. These findings need to be considered in screening programs...
  43. ncbi Quality of life and later adverse health outcomes in patients with suspected heart attack
    L L Lim
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:540-6. 1998
    ..6, 95% CI = 1.2-5.8; moderate 1.9, 0.8-4.2). In conclusion, QOL after discharge from hospital appears to be an independent predictor of later morbidity and mortality...
  44. ncbi A generalized F mixture model for cure rate estimation
    Y Peng
    Department of Statistics, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Stat Med 17:813-30. 1998
    ..Computational problems with the model and model selection methods are discussed. Comparison of maximum likelihood estimates with those obtained from mixture models under other distributions are included...
  45. ncbi Antibody binding to individual short consensus repeats of decay-accelerating factor enhances enterovirus cell attachment and infectivity
    D R Shafren
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Immunol 160:2318-23. 1998
    ..This is the first demonstration of enhancement of viral infectivity mediated by Ab against the viral receptor...
  46. ncbi Porcine zonae pellucidae immunization of tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii): fertility and immune responses
    A L Kitchener
    Marsupial Co operative Research Centre, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 14:215-23. 2002
    ..These results suggest that immunocontraception based on targeting antigens of the zona pellucida may be an effective strategy for fertility reduction in macropods...
  47. ncbi A pilot randomized controlled trial of dexamphetamine in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    L G Olson
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Psychosomatics 44:38-43. 2003
    ..Dexamphetamine may be useful in the management of chronic fatigue syndrome; a larger and longer trial is justified by these results...
  48. ncbi Effects of physical activity on emotional well-being among older Australian women: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Christina Lee
    Research Centre for Gender and Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 54:155-60. 2003
    ..To explore relationships between physical activity and mental health cross-sectionally and longitudinally in a large cohort of older Australian women...
  49. ncbi A longitudinal analysis of mid-age women's use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Australia, 1996-1998
    David W Sibbritt
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Level 3, David Maddison Bldg, Watt St, Newcastle, Australia
    Women Health 40:41-56. 2004
    ..CAM relinquishment was associated with use of non-prescription medications, where women were more likely to relinquish CAM if they never used non-prescription medications or if they stopped...
  50. ncbi Theme analysis of narratives produced by children with and without Specific Language Impairment
    Julie Thomson
    School of Language and Media, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Clin Linguist Phon 19:175-90. 2005
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the theoretical implications for the description of narrative abilities in SLI...
  51. ncbi After hours care--a qualitative study of GPs' perceptions of risk of violence and effect on service provision
    P J Magin
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 34:91-2. 2005
    ..Workplace violence in general practice has been found to be an important problem in the United Kingdom. No research has been undertaken in this area in Australian urban practice...
  52. ncbi Outcomes of a nurse-led telephone triage service in Australia
    Diana Keatinge
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 11:5-12. 2005
    ..Fifty parents identified that they had not used another service or health practitioner for the same issue subsequent to their Kids Kare Line telephone call...
  53. pmc Luminal Ca2+-regulated Mg2+ inhibition of skeletal RyRs reconstituted as isolated channels or coupled clusters
    Derek R Laver
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Gen Physiol 124:741-58. 2004
    ..Also, luminal Ca(2+) was a stronger activator of multiple openings than single openings. Thus it appears that RyRs are effectively "immune" to Ca(2+) emanating from their own pore but sensitive to Ca(2+) from neighboring channels...
  54. ncbi Web-based screening and brief intervention for hazardous drinking: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Addiction 99:1410-7. 2004
    ..However, problems have been highlighted with respect to its implementation in health-care systems, not least of which is a reluctance of some doctors to discuss alcohol proactively with their patients...
  55. ncbi Ethnicity, infection and sudden infant death syndrome
    C Caroline Blackwell
    Immunology and Microbiology, Faculty of Health, David Maddison Building, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 42:53-65. 2004
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  56. ncbi Factors associated with referral to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation services
    Natalie Johnson
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:165-70. 2004
    ..Although practice guidelines and policy statements for cardiac rehabilitation recommend that it be offered to all patients with cardiovascular disease, the participation rates in most Western countries are low...
  57. ncbi Is there a link between work-related stress and colorectal cancer?
    Allan D Spigelman
    Clinical Governance Unit, Hunter Area Health Service, Locked Bag 1, New Lambton, NSW 2305, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:339-40. 2004
    ..The South Australian Workers Compensation Tribunal has found that stress contributed to a man's colorectal cancer. The medical evidence for this is very limited, and the case highlights the difference between scientific and legal proof...
  58. ncbi Are foster parents reliable informants of children's behaviour problems?
    M J Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 30:167-75. 2004
    ..Yet the reliability of these reports is not adequately established. The present study examines one indicator of reliability for foster parent checklist reports: interrater agreement between foster parents and teachers...
  59. ncbi Factors related to thumb pain in physiotherapists
    Suzanne J Snodgrass
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 49:243-50. 2003
    ..These results indicate that work-related thumb pain affects physiotherapists ability to administer manual treatments, and suggest that decreased stability and strength of the thumb may be associated with work-related thumb pain...
  60. ncbi Asthma education
    Peter G Gibson
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Locked Bag 1, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW 2310, Australia
    Respir Med 97:1036-44. 2003
    ..While a structured asthma self-management programme is effective in a hospital setting, attempts to deliver these programmes in primary care have met with varying success...
  61. ncbi Correlates of youth suicide attempters in Australian community and clinical samples
    Gregory L Carter
    Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:286-93. 2003
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  62. ncbi Evaluation of a diabetes education program in Newcastle, NSW
    J M Lowe
    Department of Endocrinology, John Hunter Hospital, Lambton, NSW 2305, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 38:91-9. 1997
    ..To assess the level of coverage and effectiveness of diabetes education provided by the Newcastle Diabetes Education and Stabilisation Centre (DESC) to people taking insulin...