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Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

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Title

Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

Other title

Menzies School of Health Research annual report 2008; 2008 Menzies School of Health annual report

Creator

Menzies School of Health Research

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report

Date

2008-12-31

Location

Tiwi

Abstract

Through scientifi c excellence, education and research the team at Menzies is discovering ways to reduce the impact of disease and improve the health and well-being of people living in Australia and beyond. -- page 4

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Charles Darwin University; Discovery for a healthy tomorrow

Table of contents

Who we are and what we do page 4 -- Where and how we work page 5 -- Menzies Strategic Plan page 6 -- Vision page 7 -- Values page 7 -- Goals page 7 -- The Year at a Glance page 8 -- Financial and Corporate Overview page 12 -- A Message from the Chair page 14 -- A Message from the Director page 16 -- A Message from the Indigenous Development Unit page 18 -- Child Health Division page 21 -- Healing and Resilience Division page 27 -- International Health Division page 33 -- Preventable Chronic Diseases Division page 39 -- Services, Systems and Society Division Page 45 -- Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division page 51 -- Education and Training Division page 57 -- Corporate Services Division page 63 -- Menzies and the Community page 71 -- Governance page 72 -- Honorary Appointees page 75 -- Research Funding page 76 -- Publications page 84 -- Professional Activities page 92 -- Collaborators page 96 -- page 3

Language

English

Subject

Menzies School of Health Research; Medicine; Research; Annual report

Publisher name

Menzies School of Health Research

Place of publication

Tiwi

Series

Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report

Volume

2008

Format

99 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Menzies School of Health Research

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00047

Related links

https://www.menzies.edu.au/ [Menzie School of Health Research website]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/247612

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/575405

Page content

publications Refereed Journal Articles Allen R, Sayers S, Powers J Singh G. The development and evaluation of a simple method of gestational age estimation. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. accepted June 2008. Ambrosini GL, de Klerk NH, Mackerras D, Leavy J, Fritschi L. Dietary patterns and surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia: a case control study in Western Australia. BJU Int 2008; 101 (7):853-860. Ambrosini GL, Fritschi L, de Klerk NH, Mackerras D, Leavy J. Dietary patterns identifi ed using factor analysis and prostate cancer risk: a case control study in Western Australia. Ann.Epidemiol. 2008; 18 (5):364-370. Anderson K, Devitt J, Cunningham J, Preece C, Cass A. All they said was my kidneys were dead: Indigenous Australian patients understanding of their chronic kidney disease. Med J Aust 2008; 189 (9):499503. Bailey EJ, Chang AB. In children with prolonged cough, does treatment with antibiotics have a better effect on cough resolution than no treatment? Part A: Evidencebased answer and summary. Paediatr Child Health 2008; 13 (6):512-513. Bailey EJ, Chang AB. In children with prolonged cough, does treatment with antibiotics have a better effect on cough resolution than no treatment? Part B: Clinical commentary. Paediatr Child Health 2008; 13 (6):514. Bailey EJ, Kruske SG, Morris PS, Cates CJ, Chang AB. Culture-specifi c programs for children and adults from minority groups who have asthma (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008; 2: 1-22. Bailey EJ, Morris PS, Kruske SG, Chang AB. Clinical pathways for chronic cough in children (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008; 2: 1-9. Bailie R, Si D, Connors C, Weeramanthri T, Clark L, Dowden M, ODonoghue L, Condon J, Thompson S, Clelland N, Nagel T, Gardner K, Brown A. Study protocol: Audit and Best Practice for Chronic Disease Extension (ABCDE) Project. BMC Health Serv Res 2008; 8 (1):184. Bailie R, Sibthorpe B, Gardner K, Si D. Quality improvement in Indigenous primary health care: History, current initiatives and future directions. Aust J Primary Health 2008; 14 (2):53-57. Bailie RS, Si D, Dowden MC, Connors CM, ODonoghue L, Liddle HE, Kennedy CM, Cox RJ, Burke HP, Thompson SC, Brown ADH. Delivery of child health services in Indigenous communities: implications for the federal governments emergency intervention in the Northern Territory. Med J Aust 2008; 188 (10):615-618. Bailie RS. Book Review : Indigenous Families. Health Sociology Review 2008; 17 (1):109-111. Burgess CP, Berry HL, Gunthorpe W, Bailie RS. Development and preliminary validation of the Caring for Country questionnaire: measurement of an Indigenous Australian health determinant. Int J Equity Health 2008; 7 (26). Burgess P, Mileran A, Bailie RS. Beyond the mainstreem: Health gains in remote Aboriginal communities. Aust Fam Physician 2008; 37 (12):986-988. Carapetis JR, Hardy M, Fakakovikaetau T, Taib R, Wilkinson L, Penny DJ, Steer AC. Evaluation of a screening protocol using auscultation and portable echocardiography to detect asymptomatic rheumatic heart disease in Tongan school children. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2008; 5(7): 411-417. Carapetis JR. Rheumatic heart disease in Asia. Circulation 2008 Dec; 16; 118(25): 2748-53. Carapetis JR. Pediatric rheumatic heart disease in the developing world: echocardiographic versus clinical screening. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2008; 2:74-75. Chan A, Isbister GK, Kirkpatrick CMJ, Duffull SB. Assessing risk of a prolonged QT Interval a survey of emergency physicians. Int J Emerg Med 2008;1:3541. Chang AB, Bilton D. Exacerbations in cystic fi brosis: 4--Non-cystic fi brosis bronchiectasis. Thorax 2008; 63 (3):269-276. Chang AB, Clark R, Sloots TP, Stone DG, Petsky HL, Thearle D, Champion AA, Wheeler C, Acworth JP. A 5- versus 3-day course of oral corticosteroids for children with asthma exacerbations who are not hospitalised: a randomised controlled trial. Med J Aust 2008; 189 (6):306-310. Chang AB, Grimwood K, Maguire G, King PT, Morris PS, Torzillo PJ. Management of bronchiectasis and chronic suppurative lung disease in Indigenous children and adults from rural and remote Australian communities. Med J Aust 2008; 189 (7):386-393. Chang AB, Peake J, McElrea MS. Anti-histamines for prolonged non-specifi c cough in children (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008; 2: 1-17. Chang AB, Redding GJ, Everard ML. Chronic wet cough: Protracted bronchitis, chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis. Pediatric Pulmonolgy 2008; 5:1-13. Chang AB. Chronic nonspecifi c cough in children. Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 18(7): 333-339. Chang AB. ACCP cough guidelines for children: can its use improve outcomes? Chest 2008; 134(6):1111-1112. Chantratita N, Meumann E, Thanwisai A, Limmathurotsakul D, Wuthiekanun V, Wannapasni S, Tumapa S, Day NP, Peacock SJ. Loop-mediated isothermal amplifi cation method targeting the TTS1 gene cluster for detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei and diagnosis of melioidosis. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46 (2):568-573. Cheng AC, Buising KL. Delayed Administration of Antibiotics and Mortality in Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Ann Emerg Med 2008 Aug 22; Epub ahead of print 84 Menzies School of Health Research | Annual Report 2008


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