australian capital territory

Summary

Summary: A territory of Australia consisting of Canberra, the national capital and surrounding land. It lies geographically within NEW SOUTH WALES and was established by law in 1988.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Psychosocial correlates of problem gambling in Australian students
    Paul Delfabbro
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:587-95. 2006
  2. ncbi Campylobacter outbreak due to chicken consumption at an Australian Capital Territory restaurant
    Andrew P Black
    OzFoodNet Epidemiologist, Health Protection Service, ACT Health, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 30:373-7. 2006
  3. ncbi A population-based study of the outcome after small bowel atresia/stenosis in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1992-2003
    Karen Walker
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Grace Centre for Newborn Care, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Pediatr Surg 43:484-8. 2008
  4. ncbi Short-term outcomes of infants of substance-using mothers admitted to neonatal intensive care units in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
    Mohamed E Abdel-Latif
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:127-33. 2007
  5. ncbi Delayed diagnosis of HIV: missed opportunities and triggers for testing in the Australian Capital Territory
    Elizabeth A McDonald
    University of Sydney Medical Program, The Canberra Clinical School, The Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Sex Health 3:291-5. 2006
  6. ncbi Surgical management of invasive breast cancer: a 5-year prospective study of treatment in the Australian Capital Territory and South-Eastern New South Wales
    Anil Koshy
    Department of Surgery, Calvary Hospital, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:757-61. 2005
  7. ncbi Hospital system costs of artificial infant feeding: estimates for the Australian Capital Territory
    Julie P Smith
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health and Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:543-51. 2002
  8. ncbi The parent-reported prevalence and management of peanut and nut allergy in school children in the Australian Capital Territory
    Marjan Kljakovic
    Australian National University Medical School, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:98-103. 2009
  9. ncbi Respiratory health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Australian Capital Territory
    N J Glasgow
    Academic Unit of General Practice and Community Care, Canberra Clinical School of the University of Sydney, Canberra, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:534-9. 2003
  10. ncbi A temporal decline in asthma but not eczema prevalence from 2000 to 2005 at school entry in the Australian Capital Territory with further consideration of country of birth
    Anne Louise Ponsonby
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:559-69. 2008

Detail Information

Publications198 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Psychosocial correlates of problem gambling in Australian students
    Paul Delfabbro
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:587-95. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between problem gambling and psychological and social adjustment in Australian adolescents...
  2. ncbi Campylobacter outbreak due to chicken consumption at an Australian Capital Territory restaurant
    Andrew P Black
    OzFoodNet Epidemiologist, Health Protection Service, ACT Health, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 30:373-7. 2006
    ..describes the investigation of an outbreak of campylobacteriosis following a restaurant meal in the Australian Capital Territory. The outbreak was identified by a general practitioner who notified the Health Protection Service, ACT ..
  3. ncbi A population-based study of the outcome after small bowel atresia/stenosis in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1992-2003
    Karen Walker
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Grace Centre for Newborn Care, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Pediatr Surg 43:484-8. 2008
    The purpose of the study was to describe the incidence, epidemiology, and survival of infants with small bowel atresia/stenosis in New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia.
  4. ncbi Short-term outcomes of infants of substance-using mothers admitted to neonatal intensive care units in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
    Mohamed E Abdel-Latif
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:127-33. 2007
    ..Our study examines if outcome of infants of substance-using mothers (ISMs) in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setting is similar to unexposed infants (controls)...
  5. ncbi Delayed diagnosis of HIV: missed opportunities and triggers for testing in the Australian Capital Territory
    Elizabeth A McDonald
    University of Sydney Medical Program, The Canberra Clinical School, The Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Sex Health 3:291-5. 2006
    ..To determine (i) the rate of delayed HIV diagnosis; (ii) the missed opportunities for HIV diagnosis; and (iii) to identify who initiates HIV testing and what triggers them to do so...
  6. ncbi Surgical management of invasive breast cancer: a 5-year prospective study of treatment in the Australian Capital Territory and South-Eastern New South Wales
    Anil Koshy
    Department of Surgery, Calvary Hospital, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:757-61. 2005
    ..Breast cancer is a major health problem in Australia. The aim of the present report is to evaluate the surgical management of invasive breast cancers in our region...
  7. ncbi Hospital system costs of artificial infant feeding: estimates for the Australian Capital Territory
    Julie P Smith
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health and Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:543-51. 2002
    ..To estimate the attributable ACT hospital system costs of treating selected infant and childhood illnesses having known associations with early weaning from human milk...
  8. ncbi The parent-reported prevalence and management of peanut and nut allergy in school children in the Australian Capital Territory
    Marjan Kljakovic
    Australian National University Medical School, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:98-103. 2009
    ..To describe parent-reported prevalence and management of peanut and nut allergy in school entrant children...
  9. ncbi Respiratory health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Australian Capital Territory
    N J Glasgow
    Academic Unit of General Practice and Community Care, Canberra Clinical School of the University of Sydney, Canberra, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:534-9. 2003
    To measure the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and atopic disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (indigenous) and non-indigenous children in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
  10. ncbi A temporal decline in asthma but not eczema prevalence from 2000 to 2005 at school entry in the Australian Capital Territory with further consideration of country of birth
    Anne Louise Ponsonby
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:559-69. 2008
    ..Here, we examined trends in asthma prevalence using serial annual data and further examine the importance of country of birth...
  11. ncbi Implementing clinical practice guidelines: a community-based audit of breast cancer treatment. Australian Capital Territory and South Eastern New South Wales Breast Cancer Treatment Group
    P S Craft
    Medical Oncology Unit, Canberra Hospital, ACT
    Med J Aust 172:213-6. 2000
    ..To improve breast cancer management by facilitating implementation of treatment guidelines...
  12. ncbi Colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer: the outcomes of two recruitment methods
    Mike Corbett
    Gastroenterology Unit, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:423-7. 2004
    ..To determine the response to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening by colonoscopy, through direct invitation or through invitation by general practitioners...
  13. ncbi The impact of illicit drug supply reduction on health and social outcomes: the heroin shortage in the Australian Capital Territory
    Michael Smithson
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Addiction 99:340-8. 2004
    ..The guiding hypothesis is that reduced supply will result in positive health and social outcomes...
  14. ncbi A review of intensity modulated radiation therapy: incorporating a report on the seventh education workshop of the ACPSEM--ACT/NSW branch. Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine
    M Williams
    The University of New South Wales, Kensington
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 25:91-101. 2002
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  15. pmc Does rural or urban residence make a difference to neonatal outcome in premature birth? A regional study in Australia
    M E Abdel-Latif
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Barker Street, Locked Bag 2000, Randwick, 2031 NSW, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F251-6. 2006
    ..Patients living in rural areas may be at a disadvantage in accessing tertiary health care...
  16. ncbi A population-based study of congenital diaphragmatic hernia outcome in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1992-2001
    John Levison
    Department of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1049-53. 2006
    The aim of the study was to describe the incidence and survival of infants born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in the state of New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia.
  17. ncbi Birth order, atopy, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew Edwin Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:587-94. 2005
    ..Because late birth order and childhood crowding are inversely associated with atopy, we also investigated their associations with NHL risk...
  18. ncbi Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of encapsulated Escherichia coli isolated from blooms in two Australian lakes
    Michelle L Power
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Environ Microbiol 7:631-40. 2005
    ..coli strains are able to persist in these water reservoirs. This study provides further evidence of circumstances where caution is required in using E. coli as an indicator organism for water quality...
  19. ncbi Pet ownership and risk factors for cardiovascular disease: another look
    Ruth A Parslow
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:466-8. 2003
    ..To test the claim that pet ownership reduces cardiovascular risk...
  20. ncbi Human papillomavirus prevalence in Canberra high school students: significance for vaccination strategies and adolescent health
    S Rachel Skinner
    Sex Health 3:299-300. 2006
  21. ncbi The NSW & ACT Hereditary Cancer Registers
    Libby Weir
    Hereditary Cancer Registers, The Cancer Council New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 34:53-8. 2005
    ..The NSW & ACT Hereditary Cancer Registers (HCR) offer registration to people from families at risk for hereditary cancer...
  22. ncbi Neonatal resuscitation educational experience of staff in New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory hospitals
    Kirsty Foster
    RPA Newborn Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:16-9. 2006
    ..A survey was carried out in New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) to ascertain the type, frequency and availability of training in neonatal resuscitation to staff ..
  23. ncbi Occupational exposure to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ken K Karipidis
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:663-70. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi Recruitment and standardization of a group of Australian dentists for a multipractice study on dental caries prevention
    B Curtis
    Community Oral Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Sydney
    Aust Dent J 52:106-11. 2007
    ..We recruited private dental practitioners from a variety of locations in New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)...
  25. pmc Evaluation of newborn screening for medium chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency in 275 000 babies
    K Carpenter
    Biochemical Genetics Service, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 85:F105-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate newborn screening by tandem mass spectrometry for detection of medium chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency, a fatty acid oxidation disorder with significant mortality in undiagnosed patients...
  26. ncbi Delivery in the 'grey zone': collaborative approach to extremely preterm birth
    John Keogh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hornsby Hospital, Hornsby, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:273-8. 2007
    During the recent New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory consensus workshop on Perinatal Care at the limits of viability, recommendations were made in the areas of education, counselling and management...
  27. ncbi Antipsychotic medication dispensing and associated odds ratios of death in elderly veterans and war widows, 2001
    Jean Hollis
    School of Psychology, Psychology Clinic, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:981-6. 2006
    ..To explore the odds ratios (ORs) of death associated with antipsychotic (AP) medications dispensed to elderly subjects...
  28. ncbi Geographically based investigation of the influence of very-preterm births on routine mortality statistics from the UK and Australia
    D Field
    Neonatal Unit, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 93:F212-6. 2008
    ..Comparisons of national perinatal and neonatal mortality often neglect the underlying causes...
  29. ncbi Collaborative decision-making for extreme premature delivery
    Alison L Kent
    Department of Neonatology, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:489-91. 2007
    ..The process must be transparent, open and honest, using the most relevant up to date outcome data in a collaborative framework...
  30. ncbi Specific infections, infection-related behavior, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1102-8. 2006
    ..factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a population-based case-control study in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Incident cases (n = 694) had no history of HIV infection or transplantation...
  31. ncbi A qualitative study of GPs' views on modern genetics
    Laurence Bathurst
    School of Health Information Management, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 35:462-4. 2006
    ..We wondered how developments in genetics have impacted on general practice and the position general practitioners have taken in practising the new genetics...
  32. ncbi Dietary protein intakes in patients with hepatic encephalopathy and cirrhosis: current practice in NSW and ACT
    Joanne K Heyman
    A W Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia joanne heymanATcs nsw gov au
    Med J Aust 185:542-3. 2006
    To ascertain whether current practice in teaching hospitals in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory delivers adequate dietary protein in the management of malnutrition in adults with cirrhosis, in accordance with European ..
  33. ncbi Outcomes following surgery for congenital heart disease in low-birthweight infants
    Simon Dimmick
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:370-5. 2007
    ..To describe cardiac surgery, survival and outcomes for low-birthweight (< or = 2500 g) infants undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease...
  34. ncbi Increase in patient mortality at 10 days associated with emergency department overcrowding
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra Hospital Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:213-6. 2006
    ..To quantify any relationship between emergency department (ED) overcrowding and 10-day patient mortality...
  35. pmc Severe retinopathy of prematurity in infants <30 weeks' gestation in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory from 1992 to 2002
    D A Todd
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, The Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F251-4. 2007
    ..Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) significantly increased in New South Wales (NSW) from 1986 to 1994, but more recent data suggest that there has now been a decrease...
  36. ncbi Hospital admissions in the National Health Survey and hospital separations in the National Hospital Morbidity Dataset: what is the difference?
    Geetha Ranmuthugala
    National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:276-81. 2008
    ..To compare the National Health Survey (NHS) derived estimates of hospital admissions with the number of hospital separations registered in the National Hospital Morbidity Dataset (NHMD)...
  37. ncbi Trends in medication use for asthma in school-entry children in the Australian Capital Territory, 2000-2005
    Christine B Phillips
    Academic Unit of General Practice and Community Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:10-3. 2007
    ..To analyse trends in asthma medications used by school-entry children whose parents report they have asthma...
  38. ncbi Use of medical services after participation in a community-based epidemiological health survey
    Ruth A Parslow
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:311-7. 2004
    ..This study investigated effects of such participation on numbers of health services used by a representative sample of 7485 Australians...
  39. ncbi Correlates of self-induced vomiting and laxative misuse in a community sample of women
    Jonathan M Mond
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 120 8th St South, Fargo, North Dakota 58103, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:40-6. 2006
    ..The combination of self-induced vomiting and laxative misuse may indicate a particularly severe psychiatric disturbance...
  40. ncbi Who cares for older people with mental illness? A survey of residential aged care facilities in the Australian Capital Territory: implications for mental health nursing
    Tony S Jones
    Australian National University, Medical School, Canberra, and Older Persons Mental Health Service, Calvary Hospital, Bruce, ACT, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:327-37. 2007
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  41. ncbi We're all in it together: supporting young carers and their families in Australia
    Tim Moore
    Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, Watson, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 15:561-8. 2007
    ..The importance of recognising the specific needs of each member within the family unit was particularly highlighted as was the need for responsive and co-ordinated service supports...
  42. ncbi Improving the general health of persons with psychosis
    Leslie Drew
    Mental Health ACT, Department of Psychological Medicine, Australian National University, ACT, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:320-3. 2007
    ..A project designed to improve the quality of health care received by persons with psychosis is described...
  43. ncbi The Victorian emergency department collaboration
    Jenny Bartlett
    Quality and Care Continuity Branch, Department of Human Services, 555 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:463-70. 2002
    ..of the project was to bring together 17 major emergency departments across Victoria, Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory to work together over an 8-month period to reduce both clinical and operational waits and delays, and ..
  44. ncbi Mortality and mental illness
    Leslie R H Drew
    City Mental Health Service, Canberra, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:194-7. 2005
    ..5 times that of the general population, seemingly, has great significance for public policy concerning the mentally ill. 'Mortality' could be a useful outcome measure for mental health services...
  45. ncbi The access-block effect: relationship between delay to reaching an inpatient bed and inpatient length of stay
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:492-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationship between access block in the emergency department (ED) (defined as total time from arrival to transfer from the ED over eight hours) and inpatient length of stay (LOS)...
  46. ncbi A trial of nurse practitioner scope of practice
    Anne Gardner
    Cabrini Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, Cabrini Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 49:135-45. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal disease in the Australian Capital Territory and Queanbeyan region: do high infant rates reflect more disease or better detection?
    D N Andresen
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:184-8. 2004
    To describe the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Queanbeyan region prior to the introduction of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines.
  48. ncbi Prevalence of antimicrobial resistances in common pathogenic Enterobacteriaceae in Australia, 2004: report from the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
    Julie Pearson
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia
    Commun Dis Intell 31:106-12. 2007
    ..New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory (combined) tended to have higher percentages of resistance than the other states, which were otherwise ..
  49. ncbi An audit of contact tracing for cases of chlamydia in the Australian Capital Territory
    Danelle O England
    Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Sex Health 2:255-8. 2005
    ..chlamydia and to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of contact tracing undertaken at the Communicable Diseases Control Section (CDCS) of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Health and the Canberra Sexual Health Centre (the clinic).
  50. ncbi Is the link between nutrients and foods understood? The case of fibre and folate
    K M Cashel
    Gadi Research Centre, University of Canberra, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 4:913-8. 2001
    ..To assess and contrast awareness of the link between dietary fibre and folate and their major food sources (fruit, vegetables, bread and cereals)...
  51. ncbi Safety in numbers in Australia: more walkers and bicyclists, safer walking and bicycling
    Dorothy L Robinson
    University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:47-51. 2005
    ..Do Australian data follow the same exponential 'growth rule' where (Injuries)/(Amount of cycling) is proportional to ((Amount of cycling)-0.6)?..
  52. ncbi Impact of Federal drug law enforcement on the supply of heroin in Australia
    Michael Smithson
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Addiction 100:1110-20. 2005
    ..Specifically, this paper addresses the question of whether heroin purity levels in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) could be predicted by heroin seizures at the national level by the Australian Federal Police (AFP)..
  53. ncbi Congenital heart defects in Central Australia
    Srinivas Bolisetty
    Paediatric Department, Alice Springs Hospital, NT
    Med J Aust 180:614-7. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of congenital heart defects (CHD) in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal infants in Central Australia and to compare this with the incidence elsewhere in Australia...
  54. ncbi Spironucleosis in Australian king parrots (Alisterus scapularis)
    A W Philbey
    New South Wales Agriculture, Regional Veterinary Laboratory, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
    Aust Vet J 80:154-60. 2002
    ..To describe a syndrome of wasting, diarrhoea and mortality in Australian king parrots (Alisterus scapularis)...
  55. ncbi Characteristics of childhood peanut allergy in the Australian Capital Territory, 1995 to 2007
    Raymond James Mullins
    John James Medical Centre, Deakin, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:689-93. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether clinical features of peanut allergy have changed in the past decade alongside possible increasing prevalence...
  56. pmc The legislation of active voluntary euthanasia in Australia: will the slippery slope prove fatal?
    I H Kerridge
    University of Newcastle, John Hunter Hospital, NSW, Australia
    J Med Ethics 22:273-8. 1996
    ..act has prompted Australia-wide community reaction, particularly in South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory where proposals to legalise euthanasia have already been defeated on the floor of parliament...
  57. ncbi The mobility of optometrists practising in Australia in 2005: do optometry graduates move to states without schools of optometry?
    Patricia M Kiely
    Optometrists Association Australia, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 91:96-102. 2008
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  58. pmc Proactive asthma care in childhood: general practice based randomised controlled trial
    Nicholas J Glasgow
    Academic Unit of General Practice and Community Care, Canberra Clinical School of the University of Sydney, PO Box 254, Canberra, ACT 2614, Australia
    BMJ 327:659. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility and effectiveness of a general practice based, proactive system of asthma care in children...
  59. ncbi Acceptance of neonatal genetic screening for hereditary hemochromatosis by informed parents
    M Bassett
    Gastroenterology Unit, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Genet Test 5:317-20. 2001
    ..of 135 consecutive, pregnant women and their partners attending a hospital antenatal clinic in the Australian Capital Territory were given detailed written and verbal information about potential risks and benefits of neonatal ..
  60. ncbi Influenza vaccination of staff in aged care facilities in the ACT: how can we improve the uptake of influenza vaccine?
    Linda Halliday
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, 0200
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:70-5. 2003
    To examine the self-reported uptake of influenza vaccine by staff in residential aged care facilities in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), and the factors influencing vaccine uptake by staff.
  61. ncbi Perinatal characteristics and outcome of preterm singleton, twin and triplet infants in NSW and the ACT, Australia (1994-2005)
    P Garg
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Locked Bag 2000, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 95:F20-4. 2010
    ..neonatal morbidity and mortality of preterm singletons, twins and triplets born at 22-31 weeks' gestation and admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICU) in New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory between 1994 and 2005.
  62. ncbi Prescribed burning in a Eucalyptus woodland suppresses fruiting of hypogeous fungi, an important food source for mammals
    James M Trappe
    Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5752, USA
    Mycol Res 110:1333-9. 2006
    ..increases fruiting of certain hypogeous fungi based on observations in Tasmania was tested in the Australian Capital Territory to determine if it applied in a quite different habitat...
  63. ncbi Short-term outcomes of mothers and newborn infants with comorbid psychiatric disorders and drug dependency
    Ju Lee Oei
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:323-31. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the characteristics and short-term outcomes of mother-infant pairs with comorbid drug dependency and psychiatric disorders...
  64. ncbi Atopy, exposure to pesticides and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 2376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Int J Cancer 120:2271-4. 2007
    ..Incident cases (n = 694) were diagnosed in New South Wales or the Australian Capital Territory between 2000 and 2001 and controls (n = 694) were randomly selected from electoral rolls and frequency-..
  65. ncbi Re Herrington: aboriginality and the quality of human rights jurisprudence in end-of-life decisions by the Australian judiciary
    Thomas Faunce
    ANU College of Law and Medical School, The Australian National University
    J Law Med 15:201-9. 2007
    ..for judicial reference to international human rights norms in jurisdictions such as Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory, and their increasing importance in other developed nations, the authors highlight the need for the ..
  66. ncbi The evaluation of a trial of syringe vending machines in Canberra, Australia
    David McDonald
    Social Research and Evaluation Pty Ltd, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 20:336-9. 2009
    Syringe vending machines (SVMs) have been trialled in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, as an intervention aiming to increase the availability of sterile injecting equipment for use by IDUs...
  67. ncbi Chronic heart failure beyond city limits
    Robyn A Clark
    The University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 5:443. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to determine if the rates of CHF differ between urban and rural Australia...
  68. ncbi The likelihood of pregnancy with IVF and GIFT in Australia and New Zealand
    G T Kovacs
    Monash IVF, Box Hill Hospital, Vic
    Med J Aust 158:805-7. 1993
    ..To determine the likelihood of pregnancy for couples entering the New Reproductive Technology (NRT) programs in Australia and New Zealand, by combining the data from nearly all the practising units...
  69. ncbi Achieving high immunisation rates amongst children in the Australian Capital Territory: a collaborative effort
    Anthony M Moore
    Department of Health and Ageing, Furzer Street, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:104-10. 2011
    ..In September 2008 the ACT achieved the highest childhood coverage rates in Australia with rates of 93.5% (12-15-month age cohort), 94.9% (24-27-month age cohort) and 90.58% (60-63-month age cohort)...
  70. ncbi Owners' insights into private practice dentistry in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
    J E Fischer
    Graduate College of Management, Southern Cross University, Coolangatta, Queensland
    Aust Dent J 55:423-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate aspects of practice ownership including debt on graduation, the time period between graduation and acquiring practice ownership and small business skills...
  71. ncbi The effect of a smoke-free law on restaurant business in South Australia
    Melanie Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:375-82. 2002
    ..This study aimed to determine whether the law had a detrimental impact on restaurant business in SA...
  72. ncbi Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis at the time of routine Pap smear in general practice: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Francis J Bowden
    Academic Unit of Internal Medicine, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:76-80. 2008
    ..To determine whether asking general practitioners to offer chlamydia screening at the same time as Pap screening increases chlamydia screening rates...
  73. ncbi A five year follow-up study of the use of clozapine in community practice
    Leslie R H Drew
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, City Mental Health Service, Canberra City, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:780-6. 2002
    ..Data is reported on the use of clozapine in an entire cohort of (42) patients in a community, the Australian Capital Territory. It extends a 3-year study of clinical and financial outcomes to 5 years.
  74. ncbi Adolescents' responses to peers with depression or conduct disorder
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:63-6. 2006
    ..To determine how young people are likely to respond to a peer with mental illness, or who has severe behavioural problems...
  75. ncbi The menstrual disorder of teenagers (MDOT) study: determining typical menstrual patterns and menstrual disturbance in a large population-based study of Australian teenagers
    M A Parker
    Australian National University Medical School, Garran, Canberra, Australia
    BJOG 117:185-92. 2010
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  76. ncbi Disturbingly low levels of contraception among women living with hepatitis C
    Cathy Banwell
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:620-6. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence of contraception among a sample of women with hepatitis C (HCV), compare it with contraceptive use among Australian women generally, and look for associations between contraception and sample characteristics...
  77. ncbi Prevalence of MRSA strains among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from outpatients, 2006
    Geoffrey W Coombs
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:10-20. 2009
    ..However, healthcare associated MRSA were still predominant in New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory and Victoria/Tasmania. In the 2006 survey CA-MRSA accounted for 8.8% of community-onset S...
  78. ncbi Internal or infernal devices: experiences of contraception among Australian women living with hepatitis C
    Anna Olsen
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health NCEPH, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 30:456-74. 2009
    ..109 women with hepatitis C from two cities in Australia, Melbourne (Victoria) and Canberra (the Australian Capital Territory), were interviewed about their alcohol and other drug use, their contraceptive history, and their ..
  79. ncbi Patients' decisions to die: the emerging Australian jurisprudence
    Ian Freckelton
    Crockett Chambers, Melbourne, Australia
    J Law Med 18:427-38. 2011
    ..Rossiter (2009) 40 WAR 84; Higgins CJ in Australian Capital Territory v. JT (2009) 232 FLR 322; and Kourakis J in H Ltd v...
  80. ncbi Withdrawing treatment at the direct or indirect request of patients or in their best interests: HNEAHS v A; Brightwater CG v Rossiter; and Australian Capital Territory v JT
    Thomas Faunce
    ANU College of Law and Medical School, The Australian National University
    J Law Med 17:349-54. 2009
    ..Area Health Service v A [2009] NSWSC 761; Brightwater Care Group (Inc) v Rossiter [2009] WASC 229; and Australian Capital Territory v JT [2009] ACTSC 105 Australian courts have recently considered the circumstances in which technically ..
  81. ncbi Concurrent invaders--four exotic species of Monogenea now established on exotic freshwater fishes in Australia
    A D Dove
    Department of Parasitology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 28:1755-64. 1998
    ..and Xiphophorus helleri in Queensland; Gyrodactylus macracanthus from Misgurnus anguillicaudatus in the Australian Capital Territory; Dactylogyrus extensus from Cyprinus carpio in the Australian Capital Territory; and Dactylogyrus ..
  82. ncbi A review of Australian health privacy regulation regarding the use and disclosure of identified data to conduct data linkage
    Ray Lovett
    Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:282-5. 2008
    ..To review Australian legislation about privacy, focusing on provisions within the regulations to conduct health research using identified data and lobby for regulatory change in the ACT...
  83. ncbi Sexually transmitted infections, blood-borne viruses and risk behaviour in an Australian senior high school population--the SHLiRP study
    Francis J Bowden
    Canberra Sexual Health Centre, The Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2605, Australia
    Sex Health 2:229-36. 2005
    ..To determine the feasibility and acceptability of screening for sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses and to study the profile of sexual activity and other risk behaviours in a senior high school population...
  84. ncbi State-level differences in the oral health of Australian preschool and early primary school-age children
    N Lucas
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Dent J 56:56-62. 2011
    ..This study compares oral health outcomes and behaviours for young Australian children by residential state or territory to determine whether state differences arise from individual exposures to risk factors...
  85. ncbi Hypoallergenic formula prescribing practices in Australia
    Andrew Kemp
    Department of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:191-5. 2006
    ..To gain insight into the use of hypoallergenic formula in Australia by analysis of prescribing statistics...
  86. ncbi A picture speaks a thousand words: evaluation of a pictorial post-vaccination care resource in Australia
    Hammad Ali
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 16:246-51. 2010
    ..interviews were conducted with 12 general practitioners and 29 practice nurses in New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Structured interview guides were used and data was analysed thematically...
  87. ncbi Abortion: time to clarify Australia's confusing laws
    Lachlan J De Crespigny
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:201-3. 2004
    ..All jurisdictions should follow the Australian Capital Territory's lead in allowing women to access abortion without fear of criminal prosecution...
  88. ncbi The epidemiology of pertussis in the Australian Capital Territory, 1999 to 2005--epidemics of testing, disease or false positives?
    Clare E Wylks
    Australian Capital Territory Health Protection Service
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:383-91. 2007
    ..This study aimed to describe the epidemiology of pertussis in the Australian Capital Territory from 1999 to 2005, determine whether the apparent changes could be accounted for by greater recognition ..
  89. ncbi Characteristics of longer consultations in Australian general practice
    C M Martin
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 167:76-9. 1997
    ..To assess the association between general practitioner (GP) billing for "longer" consultations, patient factors linked with health care need, and other consultation characteristics...
  90. ncbi A randomised control trial for the effectiveness of group Interpersonal Psychotherapy for postnatal depression
    Rhiannon Mulcahy
    Perinatal Mental Health, Mental Health ACT, GPO Box 825, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:125-39. 2010
    ..postnatal depression with 'treatment as usual' (TAU), conducted in a routine community setting in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Eligible women were recruited and randomly assigned to either IPT-G or TAU conditions...
  91. ncbi Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium 44 related to egg consumption
    Amalie Dyda
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:414-8. 2009
    ..at the restaurant and contributed to the voluntary recall of the contaminated batch of eggs from the Australian Capital Territory. The results of the study also build upon other evidence that egg-related salmonellosis is now common ..
  92. ncbi Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health assessments - barriers to improving uptake
    Helen Kehoe
    Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust Fam Physician 37:1033-8. 2008
    This study investigated the reasons for low uptake of Medicare Benefits Schedule rebated health assessments for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders in mainstream general practice in the Australian Capital Territory region.
  93. ncbi Health evaluation of free-ranging eastern bettongs (Bettongia gaimardi) during translocation for reintroduction in Australia
    Timothy Portas
    1 Veterinary and Research Centre, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, RMB 141, Via Tharwa, Australian Capital Territory 2620, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 50:210-23. 2014
    ..adult eastern bettongs (Bettongia gaimardi) were captured in Tasmania and translocated to the Australian Capital Territory between July 2011 and September 2012 for reintroduction into fenced, predator-proof reserves...
  94. ncbi The determinants of nurses' therapeutic attitude to patients who use illicit drugs and implications for workforce development
    Rosemary Ford
    School of Nursing, Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:2452-62. 2008
    ..To examine the determinants of generalist nurses' therapeutic attitude to patients who use illicit drugs, and to model workforce development initiatives...
  95. ncbi Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme annual report, 2012
    Monica M Lahra
    Neisseria Reference Laboratory and World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for STD, Microbiology Department, SEALS, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 37:E233-9. 2013
    ..The highest reported azithromycin MIC value was 16 mg/L and azithromycin resistant gonococci were not detected in the Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania. Nationally, all isolates remained susceptible to spectinomycin.
  96. ncbi Comparing the health burden of eating-disordered behavior and overweight in women
    Jonathan M Mond
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1081-9. 2009
    ..behavior with that of overweight in a community-based sample of women aged 18-42 years residing in the Australian Capital Territory region of Australia...
  97. ncbi A robust clinical review process: the catalyst for clinical governance in an Australian tertiary hospital
    Imogen A Mitchell
    Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:451-5. 2008
    ..To determine if a robust clinical review process can influence an organisation's response to adverse patient outcomes...
  98. ncbi Trends in hip fracture epidemiology in Australia: possible impact of bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Bone 45:246-53. 2009
    ..study were to analyse trends in hip fracture (HF) epidemiology over a 13-year period (1994-2007) in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), to assess the potential impact of concurrent changes in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and ..
  99. pmc Stakeholder perceptions of a nurse led walk-in centre
    Rhian M Parker
    Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University, Level 1 Ian Potter House, Cnr Marcus Clarke and Gordon Sts, Acton, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:382. 2012
    ..In common with other areas of rural and regional Australia, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is currently experiencing a general practitioner (GP) workforce shortage which impacts ..
  100. ncbi Actuarial day-by-day survival rates of preterm infants admitted to neonatal intensive care in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
    Mohamed E Abdel-Latif
    Department of Neonatology, The Australian National University Medical School, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 98:F212-7. 2013
    ..To characterise the actuarial day-by-day survival of premature infants in a geographically defined population...
  101. ncbi Fatal paramethoxy-amphetamine (PMA) poisoning in the Australian Capital Territory
    Paul G Lamberth
    Med J Aust 188:426. 2008