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    • Health beliefs and expectations implicit in decision-making in a Hong Kong Chinese surgical population 

      Henderson, Amanda; Chien, Wai-Tong (Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2007)
    • Health benefits of a natural carotenoid rich oil: a proposed mechanism of protection against ischaemi/reperfusion injury 

      van Rooyen, Jacques; Esterhuyse, Adriaan; Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart; du Toit, Eugene (Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2008)
      Numerous studies have reported the protective properties of carotenoid supplementation against skin and eye associated diseases. However, conflicting data concerning the efficacy of ߭carotene in the pathogenesis of cancers ...
    • Health benefits of Tai Chi 

      Sun, Jing; Buys, Nicholas (Journal of Alternative Medicine Research, 2013)
      This article describes the psychometric validation of the Health Benefits of Tai Chi scale using a population of older Australians living in urban areas in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The aim of ...
    • Health Biometrics: Ready to be a Smart Internet Technology? 

      Beekhuyzen, Jenine; Siedle, Mark; von Hellens, Liisa; Stevens, Stella; Topor, Rodney (Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, 2004)
      Health informatics is increasingly of interest due to its potential in making our health care systems safer. The term 'health or medical informatics' refers to the "application of information technologies to optimise ...
    • Health Care and Pharmacy Practice in Jordan 

      Nazer, Lama H.; Tuffaha, Haitham (Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 2017)
      Jordan is an Arab country located in the north of the Arabian Peninsula, west of Asia. It occupies an area of about 92 000 km, with an estimated total population of about 9.5 million, most of whom reside in the capital, ...
    • The health care costs of diabetic nephropathy in the United States and the United Kingdom 

      Gordois, Adam; Scuffham, P.; Shearer, Arran; Oglesby, Alan (Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 2004)
      Problem: Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a common microvascular complication of diabetes and can result in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) necessitating long-term dialysis or kidney transplantation. The costs of these complications ...
    • The health care costs of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the U.S. 

      Gordois, Adam; Scuffham, Paul; Shearer, Arran; Oglesby, Alan; Tobian, Janet Ash (Diabetes Care, 2003)
      OBJECTIVE-Peripheral neuropathy is common among people with diabetes and can result in foot ulceration and amputation. The aim of this study was to quantify the annual medical costs of peripheral neuropathy and its ...
    • Health Care for All: Building a Public Health Workforce to Achieve the UAE 2021 Vision for Health 

      Brownie, Sharon Mary; Lebogo, Nelson; Hag-Ali, Mohammed (Arab Health: the official magazine of the Arab Health Exhibition, 2014)
    • Health Care for Indigenous Australians 

      Miller, Adrian; Speare, Rick (Understanding the Australian Health Care System, 2012)
    • Health care for irregular migrants: pragmatism across Europe. A qualitative study 

      Dauvrin, Marie; Lorant, Vincent; Sandhu, Sima; Devillé, Walter; Dia, Hamidou; Dias, Sónia; Gaddini, Andrea; Ioannidis, Elisabeth; Jensen, Natasja; Kluge, Ulrike; Mertaniemi, Ritva; i Riera, Rosa Puigpinós; Sárváry, Attila; Straÿmayr, Christa; Stankunas, Mindaugas; Soares, Joaquim; Welbel, Marta; Priebe, Stefan (BMC Research Notes, 2012)
      Background: Health services in Europe face the challenge of delivering care to a heterogeneous group of irregular migrants (IM). There is little empirical evidence on how health professionals cope with this challenge. ...
    • Health care professionals' views of implementing a policy of open disclosure of errors 

      Sorensen, Ros; Iedema, Rick; Piper, Donella; Manias, Elizabeth; Williams, Allison; Tuckett, Anthony G. (Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 2008)
      Objectives To understand the views of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and health managers of open disclosure of medical errors. Methods Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 131 health professionals ...
    • Health Care Workers' Experiences of Aggression 

      Kerr, Katelyn; Oram, Joanne; Tinson, Helen; Shum, David (Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2017)
      PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To identify the prevalence of patient aggression against health care workers, the consequences and coping mechanisms. DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectional design. SUBJECTS: 50 participants ...
    • Health care workers' knowledge of hepatitis C and attitudes towards patients with hepatitis C: a pilot study 

      van de Mortel, Thea Francisca (Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2002)
      A questionnaire was developed to determine health care workers’ (HCWs) knowledge of, and attitudes towards, hepatitis C in order to inform an education strategy to prevent discrimination towards hepatitis Cpositive patients. ...
    • Health consequences of global environment change 

      Woods, Phillip (Australian Pharmacist, 2005)
      In the first article in this series, the major drivers of global environment change which may have a potent impact on human health over the coming 30 to 50 years, were reviewed. These drivers include 1) worldwide habitat ...
    • Health education and health promotion 

      Wollin, Judy; Fairweather, Carrie; Mustafah, Najah (Community Nursing in Australia, 2011)
    • Health education and the control of intestinal worm infections in China: a new vision 

      McManus, Donald; Bieri, Franziska; Li, Yue-Sheng; Williams, Gail M.; Yuan, Li-Ping; Henglin, Yang; Zun-Wei, Du; A Clements, Archie; Steinmann, Peter; Raso, Giovanna; Yap, Peiling; Soares Magalhaes, Ricardo J.; Stewart, Donald; Ross, Allen; Halton, Kate; Zhou, Xiao-Nong; Olveda, Remigio; Tallo, Veronica; Gray, Darren (Parasites & Vectors, 2014)
      Background The transmission of soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) is associated with poverty, poor hygiene behaviour, lack of clean water and inadequate waste disposal and sanitation. Periodic administration of benzimidazole ...
    • Health Education Needs of Family Caregivers Supporting an Adolescent Relative With Schizophrenia or a Mood Disorder in Taiwan 

      Wei, Shiow-Jing; Cooke, Marie; Moyle, Wendy; Creedy, Debra (Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2010)
      This study, which is part of a larger research program, examined the health education needs of family caregivers providing care and support for an adolescent relative with schizophrenia or mood disorder in Taiwan. Family ...
    • Health effects of disinfection by-products in Australian drinking waters 

      Smith, Michael (International Journal of Water, 2007)
    • Health effects of recreational exposure to Moreton Bay, Australia waters during a Lyngbya majuscula bloom 

      Osborne, N.; Shaw, Glendon; Webb, P. (Environment International, 2007)
      A survey of residents in an area subject to annual toxic cyanobacterial blooms was undertaken to examine potential health effects of cyanobacteria toxins. The survey assessed the health of marine recreational water users ...
    • Health impact of the 2008 cold spell on mortality in subtropical China: The climate and health impact national assessment study (CHINAs) 

      Zhou, Mai Geng; Wang, Li Jun; Liu, Tao; Zhang, Yong Hui; Lin, Hua Liang; Luo, Yuan; Xiao, Jian Peng; Zeng, Wei Lin; Zhang, Ye; Wang, Xiao Feng; Gu, Xin; Rutherford, Shannon; Chu, Cordia; Ma, Wen Jun (Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source, 2014)
      Background Many studies have investigated heat wave related mortality, but less attention has been given to the health effects of cold spells in the context of global warming. The 2008 cold spell in China provided a unique ...