new south wales

Summary

Summary: A state in southeastern Australia. Its capital is Sydney. It was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770 and first settled at Botany Bay by marines and convicts in 1788. It was named by Captain Cook who thought its coastline resembled that of South Wales. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p840 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p377)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New South Wales, Australia
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Haematologica 92:1180-5. 2007
  2. ncbi Polymorphisms in immune function genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: findings from the New South Wales non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Study
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:704-12. 2007
  3. ncbi 'It looks good on paper': transitions of care between midwives and child and family health nurses in New South Wales
    Caroline S E Homer
    Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 22:64-72. 2009
  4. ncbi Driving to work and overweight and obesity: findings from the 2003 New South Wales Health Survey, Australia
    L M Wen
    Health Promotion Unit Eastern Zone, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:782-6. 2006
  5. ncbi Willingness to offer chlamydia testing in general practice in New South Wales
    Asaduzzaman Khan
    Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:226-30. 2006
  6. ncbi Multilocus sequence typing of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from New South Wales, Australia
    L Mickan
    Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Appl Microbiol 102:144-52. 2007
  7. ncbi The self-reported health status of prisoners in New South Wales
    T Butler
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice Corrections Health Service, Eastgardens, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:344-50. 2004
  8. ncbi Physical activity among adolescents in New South Wales (Australia): 1997 and 2004
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre of Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:835-41. 2008
  9. ncbi High use of complementary therapies in a New South Wales rural community
    J M Wilkinson
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:166-71. 2001
  10. pmc Socio-demographic factors associated with smoking and smoking cessation among 426,344 pregnant women in New South Wales, Australia
    Mohammed Mohsin
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    BMC Public Health 5:138. 2005

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  1. ncbi Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New South Wales, Australia
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Haematologica 92:1180-5. 2007
    ..We investigated whether putatively functional single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in DNA repair genes influence susceptibility to NHL in a population-based case-control study conducted in Australia...
  2. ncbi Polymorphisms in immune function genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: findings from the New South Wales non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Study
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:704-12. 2007
    ..06, 95% CI=0.88-4.83; trend test, P=0.02). Our findings offer further evidence that variation in the IL10 and TNF loci influences NHL risk. Additional studies are needed to clarify the genetic and biologic basis for these relationships...
  3. ncbi 'It looks good on paper': transitions of care between midwives and child and family health nurses in New South Wales
    Caroline S E Homer
    Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 22:64-72. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to understand the transition of care from one service to another and how to promote collaboration in the first few weeks after the birth...
  4. ncbi Driving to work and overweight and obesity: findings from the 2003 New South Wales Health Survey, Australia
    L M Wen
    Health Promotion Unit Eastern Zone, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:782-6. 2006
    ..To examine possible associations between driving to work, physical activity and overweight and obesity...
  5. ncbi Willingness to offer chlamydia testing in general practice in New South Wales
    Asaduzzaman Khan
    Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:226-30. 2006
    ..To assess willingness of general practitioners (GPs) to offer chlamydia testing to patients, and to identify demographic and practice correlates associated with willingness to offer chlamydia testing...
  6. ncbi Multilocus sequence typing of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from New South Wales, Australia
    L Mickan
    Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Appl Microbiol 102:144-52. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi The self-reported health status of prisoners in New South Wales
    T Butler
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice Corrections Health Service, Eastgardens, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:344-50. 2004
    To describe the physical health of the New South Wales prisoner population.
  8. ncbi Physical activity among adolescents in New South Wales (Australia): 1997 and 2004
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre of Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:835-41. 2008
    ..To examine secular trends, seasonal and socioeconomic differences in physical activity participation among Australian adolescents in 1997 and 2004...
  9. ncbi High use of complementary therapies in a New South Wales rural community
    J M Wilkinson
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:166-71. 2001
    ..a postal questionnaire was used to investigate the use of complementary therapies (CT) in a rural region of New South Wales (NSW). A total of 70.3% of respondents reported using one or more therapies with 62...
  10. pmc Socio-demographic factors associated with smoking and smoking cessation among 426,344 pregnant women in New South Wales, Australia
    Mohammed Mohsin
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    BMC Public Health 5:138. 2005
    ..This study explores the socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women who continue to smoke during the pregnancy, and identifies the characteristics of the smokers who were likely to quit smoking during the pregnancy period...
  11. ncbi How useful are hospital morbidity data for monitoring conditions occurring in the perinatal period?
    Lee K Taylor
    Health Evaluation and Research Outcomes Network Heron, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:36-41. 2005
    ..Hospital morbidity data collections are a possible source of this information, but have not been widely utilised due to concerns about data quality...
  12. pmc Norovirus recombination in ORF1/ORF2 overlap
    Rowena A Bull
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1079-85. 2005
    ..We provide evidence to support the theory of the role of subgenomic RNA promoters as recombination hotspots and describe a simple mechanism of how recombination might occur in NoV...
  13. ncbi The prevalence of maternal medical conditions during pregnancy and a validation of their reporting in hospital discharge data
    Ruth M Hadfield
    Perinatal Research, The Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:78-82. 2008
    ..We compared medical records from a random selection of New South Wales (NSW) women who gave birth in a NSW hospital in 2002 with coded hospital discharge records...
  14. ncbi General practitioners' management of patients with mental health conditions: the views of general practitioners working in rural north-western New South Wales
    Christian Alexander
    Hunter New England Area Rural Training Unit, Hunter New England Health Service, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:363-9. 2008
    ..To identify the needs of the region's general practitioners concerning diagnosing, treating and referring patients with mental health disorders and major barriers to the general practitioners' management of these patients...
  15. ncbi Perinatal and maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in New South Wales, Australia
    K Williams
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 34:249-56. 2008
    ..This study was commenced in 1999 with the aim of examining risk factors for autism using established population-based data for comparison...
  16. ncbi The descriptive epidemiology of sports/leisure-related heat illness hospitalisations in New South Wales, Australia
    Caroline F Finch
    School of Human Movement and Sport Sciences, University of Ballarat, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 11:48-51. 2008
    ..This study presents the descriptive epidemiology of sports/leisure-related heat illness hospitalisations in New South Wales, Australia...
  17. ncbi Concordance with national guidelines for colorectal cancer care in New South Wales: a population-based patterns of care study
    Jane M Young
    Surgical Outcomes Research Centre SOURCE, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 186:292-5. 2007
    ..To investigate predictors of evidence-based surgical care in a population-based sample of patients with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of diversion and injection of methadone and buprenorphine among clients receiving opioid treatment at community pharmacies in New South Wales, Australia
    Adam R Winstock
    Sydney South West Area Health Service, Drug Health Services, Locked Bag 4002, Ashfield, NSW 2131, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 19:450-8. 2008
    This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of diversion and injection of methadone and buprenorphine among clients receiving opioid pharmacotherapy treatment at community pharmacies in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
  19. ncbi Outcomes of pregnancies in women with pre-gestational diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus; a population-based study in New South Wales, Australia, 1998-2002
    A W Shand
    School of Women s and Infants Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Diabet Med 25:708-15. 2008
    ..To determine population-based rates and outcomes of pre-gestational diabetes mellitus (pre-GDM) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in pregnancy...
  20. ncbi Akabane epizootics in New South Wales: evidence for long-distance dispersal of the biting midge Culicoides brevitarsis
    M D Murray
    CSIRO, Division of Tropical Animal Science, North Ryde, New South Wales
    Aust Vet J 64:305-8. 1987
    In 1983 an outbreak of Akabane disease occurred in calves in New South Wales between Coolah and Dunedoo at the foothills of the Liverpool Range, from Molong to Oberon in the Blue Mountains and in the Bylong Valley...
  21. ncbi Maternal deaths in New South Wales, Australia: a data linkage project
    Susan Cliffe
    National Perinatal Statistics Unit, School Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:255-60. 2008
    ..The magnitude of maternal mortality is underestimated as deaths occurring beyond the traditional 42-day time period after the pregnancy ending ('late death') have not been reported routinely in Australia...
  22. ncbi The role of individual differences in the accuracy of confidence judgments
    Gerry Pallier
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Gen Psychol 129:257-99. 2002
    ..Collectively, the present results suggest that there are multiple causes of miscalibration, which current models of over- and underconfidence fail to encompass...
  23. ncbi Professional support in rural New South Wales: perceptions of new graduate occupational therapists
    Karen Steenbergen
    Mercy Care Centre, Young, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:160-5. 2004
    To explore the experiences of professional support among new graduates working in rural New South Wales, including the current availability of professional support and the impact of support levels on professional practice.
  24. ncbi Integrated models or mayhem? Lessons learnt from three integrated primary health care entities in regional New South Wales
    Jenny May
    University of Newcastle, University Dept of Rural Health, Locked Bag 9783 NE Sorting Centre, Tamworth, NSW 2340, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:595-604. 2008
    ..Being resource-intense, it may not be available or appropriate for all. The practical realities of workforce however, and the political and funding environment are likely to dictate how GP practices in the future embrace integration...
  25. ncbi Decline in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in New South Wales in relation to control activities (Australia)
    Richard Taylor
    NSW Cervical Screening Program, Cumberland Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:299-306. 2006
    ..To examine time trends in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in NSW women aged yen20 years in relation to important health service initiatives and programs...
  26. ncbi Outdoor air pollution and children's respiratory symptoms in the steel cities of New South Wales
    P R Lewis
    Newcastle Environmental Toxicology Research Unit, University of Newcastle, NSW
    Med J Aust 169:459-63. 1998
    ..To investigate the relationship between outdoor air pollution and the respiratory health of children aged 8 to 10 years...
  27. ncbi Mortality after all major types of osteoporotic fracture in men and women: an observational study
    J R Center
    Bone and Mineral Research Division, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet 353:878-82. 1999
    ..Mortality increases after hip fractures in women and more so in men. Little is known, however, about mortality after other fractures. We investigated the mortality associated with all fracture types in elderly women and men...
  28. ncbi Factors associated with walkout of patients from New South Wales hospital emergency departments, Australia
    Mohammed Mohsin
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 17:434-42. 2005
    To explore the association between daily patient numbers, sociodemographic, clinical and system characteristics and walkout rates of patients from New South Wales (NSW) public hospital ED (without seeing a medical officer).
  29. ncbi Accuracy of packaging of dose administration aids in regional aged care facilities in the Hunter area of New South Wales
    Annette Carruthers
    Hunter Urban Division of General Practice, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:280-2. 2008
    ..To audit the accuracy of dose administration aid (DAA) packaging in regional aged care facilities (RACFs) within the boundaries of the Hunter Urban Division of General Practice...
  30. doi Genotyping of urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis in Regional New South Wales, Australia
    David Mossman
    Immunology and Infectious Diseases Unit, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 35:614-6. 2008
  31. ncbi Factors affecting the recruitment and retention of pharmacists to practice sites in rural and remote areas of New South Wales: a qualitative study
    Anthony Harding
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:214-8. 2006
    To explore factors affecting recruitment and retention of pharmacists in rural/remote areas of New South Wales (NSW).
  32. pmc Second primary neoplasms following non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New South Wales, Australia
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 82:1344-7. 2000
    ..We used data from the New South Wales Central Cancer Registry to analyse second primary neoplasms following NHL diagnosed between 1972 and 1995, to ..
  33. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of a computer strategy to increase general practitioner preventive care
    B Bonevski
    New South Wales Cancer Council, Cancer Education Research Program CERP, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, New South Wales, 2287, Australia
    Prev Med 29:478-86. 1999
    ....
  34. ncbi Associations between ambient air pollution and daily emergency department attendances for cardiovascular disease in the elderly (65+ years), Sydney, Australia
    Bin Jalaludin
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:225-37. 2006
    ..Our study adds to the growing evidence for the effects of ambient air pollution on CVD outcomes even at relatively low ambient concentrations...
  35. ncbi Improvements in the quality of care and health outcomes with new stroke care units following implementation of a clinician-led, health system redesign programme in New South Wales, Australia
    D A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:329-33. 2008
    ..In Australia, about a fifth of public hospitals provide stroke care units (SCUs). In 2001, the New South Wales (NSW) state government funded a clinician-led, health system redesign programme that included inpatient ..
  36. ncbi The rising incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in New South Wales, 1990-2002
    Craig E Taplin
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:243-6. 2005
    To determine the incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in New South Wales from 1997 to 2002; to compare with previously published rates (1990-1996); and to analyse trends in incidence from 1990 to 2002.
  37. ncbi Cyanobacteria and prawn farming in northern New South Wales, Australia--a case study on cyanobacteria diversity and hepatotoxin bioaccumulation
    Harri T Kankaanpää
    School of Science, Food and Horticulture, University of Western Sydney, NSW 1797, Australia
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 203:243-56. 2005
    ..toxin production plus bioaccumulation into black tiger prawns (Penaeus monodon) under both field (northern New South Wales, Australia, December 2001-April 2002) and laboratory conditions...
  38. ncbi Opioid agonist pharmacotherapy in New South Wales from 1985 to 2006: patient characteristics and patterns and predictors of treatment retention
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Addiction 104:1363-72. 2009
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  39. ncbi Do medical courses adequately prepare interns for safe and effective prescribing in New South Wales public hospitals?
    S N Hilmer
    Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:428-34. 2009
    To assess ability of interns immediately before starting clinical practice in New South Wales (NSW) teaching hospitals to prescribe medications safely and appropriately and to describe their impressions of the adequacy of their clinical ..
  40. ncbi Choice of secondary prevention improves risk factors after acute coronary syndrome: 1-year follow-up of the CHOICE (Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events) randomised controlled trial
    J Redfern
    Department of Cardiology, Concord Hospital, Hospital Road, Concord, Australia
    Heart 95:468-75. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of a new CHOICE (Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events) programme on cardiovascular risk factors in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) survivors...
  41. pmc Prognosis in patients with recent onset low back pain in Australian primary care: inception cohort study
    Nicholas Henschke
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, Australia
    BMJ 337:a171. 2008
    ..To estimate the one year prognosis and identify prognostic factors in cases of recent onset low back pain managed in primary care...
  42. ncbi Homicide during psychotic illness in New South Wales between 1993 and 2002
    Olav B Nielssen
    St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 186:301-4. 2007
    To review homicides committed during psychotic illness in New South Wales over 10 years from 1993 to 2002.
  43. ncbi Classification and description of stillbirths in New South Wales, 2002-2004
    Adrienne Gordon
    Newborn Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
    Med J Aust 188:645-8. 2008
    To describe the pattern of stillbirths by cause and gestation period in New South Wales since the introduction of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand perinatal death classification (PSANZ-PDC); and to assess the agreement ..
  44. ncbi Adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus: incidence and survival rates in New South Wales, 1972-2005
    Efty P Stavrou
    Cancer Institute NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:310-4. 2009
    To investigate trends in the incidence of adenocarcinoma (AC) of the oesophagus in New South Wales, factors associated with a diagnosis of AC, and factors associated with survival of patients with AC.
  45. ncbi Lived experiences of immigrant nurses in New South Wales, Australia: searching for meaning
    Akram Omeri
    Department of Family and Community Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:495-505. 2002
    ..the lived experiences of five immigrant nurses, four from non-English-speaking backgrounds, practising in New South Wales, Australia...
  46. ncbi Flutracking surveillance: comparing 2007 New South Wales results with laboratory confirmed influenza notifications
    Sandra J Carlson
    Hunter New England Population Health, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:323-7. 2009
    ..Influenza vaccination status of respondents is recorded. New South Wales Flutracking data for 2007 were compared with New South Wales laboratory notifications for confirmed influenza ..
  47. ncbi Road crash trends for young drivers in New South Wales, Australia, from 1997 to 2007
    H Y Chen
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:8-15. 2010
    The objective of this article was to explore overall crash and injury trends over the past decade for young drivers residing in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, including gender and age disparities.
  48. pmc Cancer mortality in East and Southeast Asian migrants to New South Wales, Australia, 1975-1995
    M McCredie
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, New South Wales Cancer Council, Australia
    Br J Cancer 79:1277-82. 1999
    Routinely collected data for New South Wales were used to analyse cancer mortality in migrants born in East or Southeast Asia according to duration of residence in Australia...
  49. ncbi Improvements in hand hygiene across New South Wales public hospitals: clean hands save lives, part III
    Mary Louise McLaws
    Hospital Infection Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:S18-24. 2009
    To describe improvements in hand hygiene compliance after a statewide hand hygiene campaign conducted in New South Wales public hospitals.
  50. ncbi Degree-of-spread artefact in the New South Wales Central Cancer Registry
    Helen Barraclough
    Cancer Institute NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:414-6. 2008
    To describe a data artefact in degree-of-spread at first presentation in the New South Wales Central Cancer Registry (NSW CCR), the only Australian cancer registry that records degree-of-spread data for all solid tumours.
  51. ncbi Two-year pilot study of newborn screening for congenital adrenal hyperplasia in New South Wales compared with nationwide case surveillance in Australia
    Helena K Gleeson
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:554-9. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Researching culture and health: variables used to identify culturally diverse groups in New South Wales
    Tim Luckett
    School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, University of Sydney
    N S W Public Health Bull 16:151-4. 2005
  53. ncbi Sociodemographic distribution of measures of body fatness among children and adolescents in New South Wales, Australia
    M L Booth
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:456-62. 1999
    ....
  54. ncbi Availability of gastro-intestinal nematode larvae to sheep following winter contamination of pasture with six nematode species on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales
    J N Bailey
    Centre for Animal Health and Welfare, School of Rural Science and Agriculture, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 160:89-99. 2009
    ..These findings are particularly relevant to the preparation of clean spring lambing paddocks in this region using grazing management...
  55. ncbi Community attitudes towards environmental tobacco smoke in licensed premises: follow-up study after the Sharp case
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:539-42. 2003
    ..To examine community attitudes towards environmental tobacco smoke in licensed premises after the Sharp case decision...
  56. ncbi Recruitment and retention of rural allied health professionals in developmental disability services in New South Wales
    Lois A Denham
    Department of Ageing Disability and Home Care, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:28-9. 2004
  57. ncbi Use of point-of-care online clinical evidence by junior and senior doctors in New South Wales public hospitals
    J I Westbrook
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 35:399-404. 2005
    ..The Clinical Information Access Program (CIAP), an online evidence retrieval system, provides NSW health professionals in public hospitals with 24 h access to information supporting evidence-based practice...
  58. ncbi Profile of the physiotherapy profession in New South Wales (1975-2002)
    Gretchen Anderson
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney
    Aust J Physiother 51:109-16. 2005
    This was the first study known to the authors exploring workforce data from the New South Wales Physiotherapists Registration Board over several decades...
  59. ncbi Underutilization of radiotherapy for lung cancer in New South Wales, Australia
    Shalini K Vinod
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes, Research, and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer 116:686-94. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe radiotherapy practice for lung cancer in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
  60. ncbi Oral health status of prison inmates--New South Wales, Australia
    M Osborn
    Public Health Officer Training Programme, NSW Health, Australia
    Aust Dent J 48:34-8. 2003
    ..This paper assesses the oral health status in a prison population and identifies risk factors associated with oral health...
  61. pmc Asthma in preschool children: prevalence and risk factors
    M M Haby
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Thorax 56:589-95. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to measure the prevalence of, and risk factors for, asthma in preschool children...
  62. ncbi Inequalities in the transition of cerebrovascular disease mortality in New South Wales, Australia 1969-1996
    Ian H Burnley
    University of New South Wales, School of Geography, Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 54:545-59. 2002
    ..However, while overall mortality declined, differentials increased. The reasons for this are considered, with particular implications for epidemiological transition theory and for the targeting of populations at risk in policy terms...
  63. ncbi Differing trends in sexual risk behaviours in three Australian states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, 1998-2006
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:125-30. 2008
    ..In recent years, the number of new diagnoses stabilised in New South Wales (NSW), but increased in other states. We reviewed the trends in sexual behaviours to explain this difference.
  64. 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.
  65. ncbi Incidence trends and gender differences in malignant mesothelioma in New South Wales, Australia
    Rebecca A Hyland
    Workers Compensation Dust Diseases Board, Level 14 82 Elizabeth St, Sydney 2000, New South Wales, Australia
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:286-92. 2007
    ..this study, incidence trends and clinical features for malignant mesothelioma were compared between genders in New South Wales (NSW), where notification of malignant mesothelioma to the Central Cancer Registry is a statutory requirement.
  66. ncbi Interval breast cancers in New South Wales, Australia, and comparisons with trials and other mammographic screening programmes
    R Taylor
    Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research, BreastScreen NSW, State Co ordination Unit, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    J Med Screen 9:20-5. 2002
    To present information on 1st year interval breast cancer from the New South Wales mammographic screening programme and to compare with published results from trials and services.
  67. ncbi Information sources used by New South Wales cancer clinicians: a qualitative study
    E L Tan
    Population Health and Use of Medicines Unit, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Intern Med J 36:711-7. 2006
    ..The work was carried out before activation of the Cancer Institute New South Wales Standard Cancer Treatment (CI-SCaT) programme.
  68. ncbi Morphology and ultrastructure of Sphaeromyxa noblei sp. n. (Myxozoa), parasite of Heteroclinus whiteleggii (Pisces) from Australian New South Wales coast
    Jiri Lom
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:19-26. 2004
    ..n., is described from Heteroclinus whiteleggii (Perciformes: Clinidae), a marine fish from the coast of New South Wales in Australia. This raises the number of Sphaeromyxa species to 38; their list is presented...
  69. ncbi Automated geocoding of routinely collected health data in New South Wales
    Richard Summerhayes
    Northern Rivers University, Department of Rural Health
    N S W Public Health Bull 17:33-8. 2006
  70. ncbi Collecting and using aboriginal health information in New South Wales
    A L Todd
    Aboriginal Health Information Strategy, New South Wales Department of Health
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:378-81. 2000
    ..The purpose of the guidelines is to promote the ethical management of Aboriginal health information, with appropriate consideration for cultural factors...
  71. pmc Discordance between trends in chlamydia notifications and hospital admission rates for chlamydia related diseases in New South Wales, Australia
    M Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 81:318-22. 2005
    ..An increasing incidence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection would be expected to lead to a rise in the incidence of chlamydia related diseases...
  72. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis infection among antenatal women in remote far west New South Wales, Australia
    Jo Ann Lenton
    Sex Health 4:139-40. 2007
    ..cross-sectional study was undertaken of pregnant women attending antenatal services in the remote far west of New South Wales, Australia, between October 2004 and May 2006. Of 420 eligible women, 218 (52%) participated in the study...
  73. ncbi Quality of life in Hepatitis C virus infection: assessment of rural patients living in north-western New South Wales
    Sanjeevani Gunasekera
    Hunter New England Health, Hunter New England Rural Training Unit, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:213-20. 2008
    To measure the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of rural Australian Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients living in north-western New South Wales.
  74. ncbi Bladder cancer survivals in New South Wales, Australia: why do women have poorer survival than men?
    Elizabeth Tracey
    The Cancer Institute New South Wales, Alexandria, NSW, Australia
    BJU Int 104:498-504. 2009
    To investigate factors that most influenced survival from bladder cancer in New South Wales, Australia (NSW) and to consider the impact of changes in coding practices on the reporting the of bladder cancer outcomes.
  75. ncbi Cocaine use in New South Wales, Australia, 1996-2000: 5 year monitoring of trends in price, purity, availability and use from the illicit drug reporting system
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:81-8. 2002
    ..The regular and formal monitoring of illicit drug trends enabled substantial changes in the cocaine market in Sydney to be detected, and the information to be fed back to the health and law enforcement sectors...
  76. ncbi Identifying and overcoming the barriers to Aboriginal access to general practitioner services in Rural New South Wales
    Bruce Andrews
    NSW Central West Division of General Practice, Mid Western Area Health Service and General Practice, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 10:196-201. 2002
    ..and Aboriginal Health Workers Project aimed to help improve Aboriginal health in central western New South Wales (NSW) by identifying and overcoming the barriers to the Aboriginal population's access to general ..
  77. 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...
  78. 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)...
  79. ncbi Palliative care at home: stress for nurses in urban and rural New South Wales, Australia
    L M Wilkes
    University of Western Sydney and Wentworth Area Health Service, Clinical Nursing Research Unit, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 7:306-13. 2001
    ..Rural nurses had the additional stress of trying to provide a 24 h service over vast distances with a lack of financial resources...
  80. ncbi Profile of the rural allied health workforce in northern New South Wales and comparison with previous studies
    Tony Smith
    University Department of Rural Health, University of Newcastle, Tamworth, Northern NSW, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:156-63. 2008
    To survey allied health professionals in one region of New South Wales.
  81. ncbi Recent trends in physical activity in New South Wales. Is the tide of inactivity turning?
    Josephine Chau
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:82-5. 2008
    To examine recent trends in sufficient physical activity among New South Wales adults aged 16 years and over.
  82. ncbi Silicosis and lung cancer: a mortality study of compensated men with silicosis in New South Wales, Australia
    Geoffrey Berry
    School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:387-94. 2004
    ..We investigated the lung cancer mortality in men with silicosis in New South Wales, Australia, who were compensated, making allowance for smoking habits.
  83. pmc Area socioeconomic status and childhood injury morbidity in New South Wales, Australia
    Roslyn Poulos
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Inj Prev 13:322-7. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between child injury morbidity and socioeconomic status...
  84. ncbi Environmental mastitis in intensive high-producing dairy herds in New South Wales
    L W C Shum
    University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Vet J 87:469-75. 2009
    To determine the prevalence of mastitis pathogens in high-producing intensive dairy herds in New South Wales.
  85. ncbi Prevalence of Mantoux positivity and annual risk of infection for tuberculosis in New South Wales prisoners, 1996 and 2001
    Michael H Levy
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Justice Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:119-24. 2007
    ..This study compares the prevalence of Mantoux positivity among prisoners in NSW in 1996 and 2001 and examines factors associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection...
  86. ncbi Prevalence of psychoses on reception to male prisons in New South Wales
    Olav Nielssen
    Division of Psychiatry, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:453-9. 2005
    To estimate the prevalence of psychotic illnesses among men received to prisons in New South Wales. The study also sought to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of the psychosis screener in the Composite International Diagnostic ..
  87. pmc Trends in percutaneous coronary interventions in new South Wales, Australia
    Daminda P Weerasinghe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:232-45. 2009
    This is the first detailed study on percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Hospital data for PCIs carried out between 1 July 1990 and 30 June 2002 are analysed...
  88. ncbi The impact of the Baby Bonus payment in New South Wales: who is having "one for the country"?
    Samantha J Lain
    Perinatal Research, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:238-41. 2009
    ..To assess the change in birth rates, both overall and in age, parity, socioeconomic and geographical subgroups of the population, after the introduction of the Baby Bonus payment in Australia on 1 July 2004...
  89. ncbi Annual or biennial mammography screening for women at a higher risk with a family history of breast cancer: prognostic indicators of screen-detected cancers in New South Wales, Australia
    Deborah Randall
    NSW Dept of Health, North Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 20:559-66. 2009
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  90. ncbi Comparison of needle and syringe programme attendees and non-attendees from a high drug-using area in Sydney, New South Wales
    Wen Cao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:439-44. 2006
    ..Strategies to promote access to NSP and harm reduction services, including testing for blood-borne viruses, information provision and consideration of referral to treatment among non-NSP attendees are recommended...
  91. ncbi Prostate cancer and prostate-specific antigen testing in New South Wales
    David P Smith
    Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:315-8. 2008
    To describe trends in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, prostate cancer incidence and mortality in New South Wales.
  92. ncbi Mortality associated with New South Wales methadone programs in 1994: lives lost and saved
    J R Caplehorn
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 170:104-9. 1999
    To estimate the effects of methadone programs in New South Wales on mortality...
  93. ncbi Appropriateness of platelet, fresh frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate transfusion in New South Wales public hospitals
    William N Schofield
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Main Admin Block, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145
    Med J Aust 178:117-21. 2003
    ..To estimate the appropriateness of transfusions of platelets, fresh frozen plasma (FFP) and cryoprecipitate using National Health and Medical Research Council and Australasian Society for Blood Transfusion guidelines (NHMRC/ASBT 2002)...
  94. ncbi Field evaluation of an equine influenza ELISA used in New South Wales during the 2007 Australian outbreak response
    Evan S G Sergeant
    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW 2800, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 92:382-5. 2009
    ..0; p<0.0001). Sensitivity and specificity of the test as used in the response (cut-point percentage inhibition> or =50) were 0.992 (95% CI: 0.979-0.997) and 0.967 (95% CI: 0.957-0.976), respectively...
  95. ncbi Comparison of integrated and consultation-liaison models for providing mental health care in general practice in New South Wales, Australia
    K Harmon
    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Centre for Mental Health Studies, Hunter Mental Health Service, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 32:1459-66. 2000
    ..of integrated and consultation-liaison models for providing mental health care in general practice in New South Wales, Australia The characteristics of a new service providing integrated mental health care in general practice ..
  96. ncbi Anthelmintic resistance in sheep worms in New South Wales, Australia
    Stephen C J Love
    Vet Rec 150:87. 2002
  97. ncbi Using MLVA to type strains of Salmonella Typhimurium in New South Wales
    Gwendolyn L Gilbert
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:29-31. 2008
    ..is intended as a short primer on MLVA typing, which has recently been introduced into routine use at the New South Wales Enteric Reference Laboratory at the Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical ..
  98. ncbi Children at play: the death and injury pattern in New South Wales, Australia, July 1990-June 1994
    L T Lam
    Department of Surgical Research, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:572-7. 1999
    To describe and to understand the pattern of play-related deaths and injury (excluding organized sports) among children in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
  99. ncbi Pathology reporting of resected colorectal cancers in New South Wales in 2000
    Pierre H Chapuis
    Colorectal Surgical Unit, Concord Hospital, and Discipline of Surgery, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 77:963-9. 2007
    ..of this study was to determine the extent to which pathology reporting of colorectal cancers notified to the New South Wales Central Cancer Registry during 2000 conformed to guidelines promulgated by the National Health and Medical ..
  100. ncbi Prevalence of Huntington disease in New South Wales in 1996
    E A McCusker
    Neurology Department, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 173:187-90. 2000
    To estimate the prevalence of Huntington disease (HD) in New South Wales on Australian Census Day (6 August) 1996.
  101. ncbi Dietitians in New South Wales: workforce trends 1984-2000
    Roslyn Meyer
    University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Aust Health Rev 25:122-30. 2002
    ..Other trends were significant increases in the proportion of dietitians employed outside hospitals (to 38% in 2000) and in non-clinical work (50% in 2000), and declines in the number of technical support staff for dietitians...

Research Grants11

  1. Archiving Datasets of the Brain &Aging Research Program
    Perminder S Sachdev; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Brain and Ageing Research Program ('BARP', University of New South Wales, Australia) has committed substantial resources over the last decade to establish cohorts and collect rich ..
  2. Cambodia Integrated HIV and Drug Prevention Implementation Program
    Kimberly Page; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from University of California San Francisco, FHI 360 Cambodia, and from Australia, the University of New South Wales. Each of these groups has over a decade each of experience and expertise in HIV prevention research, program ..
  3. Brain Tissue Resource Centre for Alcohol Research
    JILLIAN JUNE KRIL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The New South Wales Tissue Resource Center (NSW TRC) at the University of Sydney is an established brain bank that focuses on ..
  4. BRAIN TISSUE RESOURCE CENTER FOR ALCOHOL RESEARCH
    JILLIAN JUNE KRIL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The New South Wales Tissue Resource Center (TRC) at the University of Sydney has established itself as a useful resource for the ..
  5. Multilingual Health Education Resource Project
    MARY GILLISPIE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..high quality multilingual written resources that have already been developed and put on-line by the NSW (New South Wales) Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) of Australia...
  6. Dynamic Signal Processing Analyses of Neural Plasticity
    Emery Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Wendy Suzuki of New York University) and a control engineer (Dr. Victor Solo of the University of New South Wales) to develop a systems engineering approach to understanding neural plasticity...
  7. IMMUNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR VIROLOGY OF ACUTE HIV INFECTION
    Lawrence Corey; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..clinical sites at the University of Washing, University of Minnesota, University of Geneva, University of New South Wales, and 7 of the 8 HIVNET Vaccine Preparedness sites...
  8. Opioid Dependence: Candidate Genes and G x E Effects
    Elliot Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..N=1500) will be ascertained from the large methadone (and buprenorphine) maintenance treatment population of New South Wales, Australia...
  9. Brain Tissue Resource Centre for Alcohol Research
    Clive Harper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The aim of this important and innovative facility, the New South Wales Tissue Resource Center (TRC), is to provide fresh-frozen (-80C) and/or formalin fixed tissues to research ..
  10. PROTEASE INHIBITOR RELATED ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN HIV
    Andrew Carr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. Analysis of tobacco industry documents--Asia/Australia
    Simon Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004
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