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    • An empirical study of e-government diffusion in Fiji: a holistic and integrative approach 

      Zhao, Fang; Naidu, Suwastika; Singh, Gurmeet; Sewak, Aarti; Chand, Anand; Karan, Maureen (Public Management Review, 2018)
      Pacific Island countries (PICs) are facing certain unique challenges in e-government diffusion due to their geographic, cultural, social, and economic environments. However, very few rigorous empirical studies have been ...
    • Skin cancer medicine integral to Australian general practice 

      Margolis, Stephen A (Australian Journal of General Practice, 2019)
      Skin cancer medicine is a core component of Australian general practice and is consistently in the top 10 conditions managed.1 This is not surprising as Australia has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world,2 leaving ...
    • Population pharmacokinetics of ticarcillin in critically ill patients receiving extended daily diafiltration 

      Economou, CJP; Xie, J; Comadira, G; Richards, B; Tallott, M; Wallis, SC; Ordoñez, J; Lipman, J; Roberts, JA (International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 2019)
      The aim of this study was to describe the population pharmacokinetics of ticarcillin during extended daily diafiltration (EDDf) in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. Blood samples were collected from critically ...
    • Music, heart rate variability, and symptom clusters: a comparative study 

      Chen, Shu-Chuan; Yeh, Ming-Lee; Chang, Hsiu-Ju; Lin, Mei-Feng (Supportive Care in Cancer, 2019)
      Purpose: This study aimed to explore the possible range of change of a single-session music intervention (SMI) on symptom clusters and neurological reactivity for women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy. Methods: ...
    • LC-MS/MS-based determination of chloramphenicol, thiamphenicol, florfenicol and florfenicol amine in poultry meat from the Punjab-Pakistan 

      Imran, Muhammad; Fazal-e-Habib; Majeed, Saima; Tawab, Abdul; Rauf, Waqar; Rahman, Moazur; Umer, Muhammad; Iqbal, Mazhar (Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment, 2018)
      A simple, reliable and sensitive liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry-based confirmatory method was redeveloped and validated for the simultaneous determination of chloramphenicol, thiamphenicol, florfenicol and ...
    • Assessing the Incremental Contribution of Common Genomic Variants to Melanoma Risk Prediction in Two Population-Based Studies 

      Cust, Anne E; Drummond, Martin; Kanetsky, Peter A; Goldstein, Alisa M; Barrett, Jennifer H; MacGregor, Stuart; Law, Matthew H; Iles, Mark M; Bui, Minh; Hopper, John L; Brossard, Myriam; Demenais, Florence; Taylor, John C; Hoggart, Clive; Brown, Kevin M; Landi, Maria Teresa; Newton-Bishop, Julia A; Mann, Graham J; Bishop, D Timothy (Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 2018)
      It is unclear to what degree genomic and traditional (phenotypic and environmental) risk factors overlap in their prediction of melanoma risk. We evaluated the incremental contribution of common genomic variants (in ...
    • Global surveillance of trends in cancer survival 2000-14 (CONCORD-3): analysis of individual records for 37 513 025 patients diagnosed with one of 18 cancers from 322 population-based registries in 71 countries 

      Allemani, Claudia; Matsuda, Tomohiro; Di Carlo, Veronica; Harewood, Rhea; Matz, Melissa; Niksic, Maja; Bonaventure, Audrey; Valkov, Mikhail; Johnson, Christopher J; Esteve, Jacques; Ogunbiyi, Olufemi J; Azevedo e Silva, Gulnar; Chen, Wan-Qing; Eser, Sultan; Engholm, Gerda; Stiller, Charles A; Monnereau, Alain; Woods, Ryan R; Visser, Otto; Lim, Gek Hsiang; Aitken, Joanne; Weir, Hannah K; Coleman, Michel P (Lancet, 2018)
      Background: In 2015, the second cycle of the CONCORD programme established global surveillance of cancer survival as a metric of the effectiveness of health systems and to inform global policy on cancer control. CONCORD-3 ...
    • Beyond the colonial encounter: global approaches to contact rock art studies 

      Goldhahn, Joakim; May, Sally K (Australian Archaeology, 2018)
      How can rock art signal contact between different social groups and cultures? In this special collection of papers for Australian Archaeology, we find several different answers to this question, based on a number of ...
    • Combining Natural Language Processing Approaches for Rule Extraction from Legal Documents 

      Dragoni, M; Villata, S; Rizzi, W; Governatori, G (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2018)
      Legal texts express conditions in natural language describing what is permitted, forbidden or mandatory in the context they regulate. Despite the numerous approaches tackling the problem of moving from a natural language ...
    • Changing the Relationship Between Impulsivity and Antisocial Behavior: The Impact of a School Engagement Program 

      Cardwell, SM; Mazerolle, L; Bennett, S; Piquero, AR (Crime and Delinquency, 2018)
      This study examines the extent to which a third-party policing experiment designed to prevent truancy in disadvantaged adolescents is able to weaken the effect of impulsivity on self-reported antisocial behavior over time. ...
    • The Influence of Knowledge and Persuasion on the Decision to Adopt or Reject Alternative Fuel Vehicles 

      Fry, Amy; Ryley, Tim; Thring, Robert (Sustainability, 2018)
      Alternative fuel vehicles, such as battery electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, support the imperative to decarbonise the transport sector, but are not yet at a stage in their development where they can ...
    • Improving, but could do better: Trends in gestation-specific stillbirth in Australia, 1994-2015 

      Hilder, Lisa; Flenady, Vicki; Ellwood, David; Donnolley, Natasha; Chambers, Georgina M (Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 2018)
      Background: Stillbirth remains a public health concern in high‐income countries. Over the past 20 years, stillbirth rates globally have shown little improvement and large disparities. The overall stillbirth rate, which ...
    • Extinct, obscure or imaginary: The lizard species with the smallest ranges 

      Meiri, S; Bauer, AM; Allison, A; Castro-Herrera, F; Chirio, L; Colli, G; Das, I; Doan, TM; Glaw, F; Grismer, LL; Hoogmoed, M; Kraus, F; LeBreton, M; Meirte, D; Nagy, ZT; Nogueira, CDC; Oliver, P; Pauwels, OSG; Pincheira-Donoso, D; Shea, G; Sindaco, R; Tallowin, OJS; Torres-Carvajal, O; Trape, JF; Uetz, P; Wagner, P; Wang, Y; Ziegler, T; Roll, U (Diversity and Distributions, 2018)
      Aim: Small geographic ranges make species especially prone to extinction from anthropogenic disturbances or natural stochastic events. We assemble and analyse a comprehensive dataset of all the world's lizard species and ...
    • Clustered domestic residential aged care in australia: Fewer hospitalisations and better quality of life 

      Dyer, SM; Liu, E; Gnanamanickam, ES; Milte, R; Easton, T; Harrison, SL; Bradley, CE; Ratcliffe, J; Crotty, M (Medical Journal of Australia, 2018)
      Objective: To compare the outcomes and costs of clustered domestic and standard Australian models of residential aged care. Design: Cross‐sectional retrospective analysis of linked health service data, January 2015 – ...
    • Biology migration algorithm: a new nature-inspired heuristic methodology for global optimization 

      Zhang, Qingyang; Wang, Ronggui; Yang, Juan; Lewis, Andrew; Chiclana, Francisco; Yang, Shengxiang (Soft Computing, 2019)
      In this paper, inspired by the biology migration phenomenon, which is ubiquitous in the social evolution process in nature, a new meta-heuristic optimization paradigm called biology migration algorithm (BMA) is proposed. ...
    • Future Research Directions on the "Elusive" White Shark 

      Huveneers, Charlie; Apps, Kirin; Becerril-Garcia, Edgar E; Bruce, Barry; Butcher, Paul A; Carlisle, Aaron B; Chapple, Taylor K; Christiansen, Heather M; Cliff, Geremy; Curtis, Tobey H; Daly-Engel, Toby S; Dewar, Heidi; Dicken, Matt L; Werry, Jonathan M; et al. (Frontiers in Marine Science, 2018)
      White sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, are often described as elusive, with little information available due to the logistical difficulties of studying large marine predators that make long-distance migrations across ocean ...
    • Adsorption and Leachable Contamination of Flucloxacillin, Cyclosporin and Amiodarone Following Delivery Through an Intravenous Administration Set 

      Woodward, Z; Brooks, P; Morris-Smith, B; Wallis, M; Ogbourne, SM (Pharmaceutical Research, 2018)
      Purpose: Interactions between a pharmaceutical drug and its delivery device can result in changes in drug concentration and leachable contamination. Flucloxacillin, amiodarone and cyclosporin were investigated for drug ...
    • The prehistoric peopling of Southeast Asia 

      McColl, Hugh; Racimo, Fernando; Vinner, Lasse; Demeter, Fabrice; Gakuhari, Takashi; Moreno-Mayar, J Victor; van Driem, George; Wilken, Uffe Gram; Seguin-Orlando, Andaine; Castro, Constanza de la Fuente; Wasef, Sally; Lambert, David M; Willerslev, Eske; et al. (Science, 2018)
      The past movements and peopling of Southeast Asia have been poorly represented in ancient DNA studies (see the Perspective by Bellwood). Lipson et al. generated sequences from people inhabiting Southeast Asia from about ...
    • Internal brand management: introduction to the special issue and directions for future research 

      Piehler, Rico; Grace, Debra; Burmann, Christoph (Journal of Brand Management, 2018)
      This special issue of the Journal of Brand Management has been developed in consideration of the existing gap between the relevance of and research attention to internal brand management (IBM). Despite its relevance, ...
    • Vasculature Remodeling in a Rat Model of Cerebral Ischemia. The Fate of the BrdU-Labeled Cells Prior to Stroke 

      Surugiu, Roxana; Glavan, Daniela; Popescu, Mircea; Margaritescu, Otilia; Eugen, Radu; Popa-Wagner, Aurel (Frontiers in Neurology, 2018)
      Despite the clinical significance of post-stroke angiogenesis, a detailed phenotypic analysis of pre-stroke vascular remodeling and post-stroke angiogenesis had not yet been done in a model of focal ischemia. In this study, ...