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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Accidental falls | Aged | Lifestyle | Obesity
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351803
Description: OBJECTIVES: To determine whether overweight and obese individuals have higher reported fall and fall injury risk than individuals of healthy weight, and to examine the influence of BMI on health, qual ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351088
Description: OBJECTIVE: To examine the impact of orthogeriatric services on 30-day mortality and length of stay (LOS) for hip fracture patients undergoing surgery in public hospitals in New South Wales. DESIGN,SET ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351283
Description: Objective: To examine rock fishing-related fatalities and hospitalisations, identify initiatives aimed at improving safety and survey key rock fishing stakeholders about the strengths and limitations ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351741
Description: Aims: To describe the costs of acute trauma admissions for children aged ≤15 years in trauma centres; to identify predictors of higher treatment costs and quantify differences in actual and state-wide ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351809
Description: The introduction of Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) for diagnosis coding in emergency departments (EDs) in New South Wales (NSW) has implications for injury surveill ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: pediatric | trauma | outcomes | injury | trauma system
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351781
Description: Paediatric trauma centres seek to optimise the care of injured children. Trends in state-wide paediatric care and outcomes have not been examined in detail in Australia. This study examines temporal t ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: accidental falls | aged | injuries | projections
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351725
Description: Background: Falls are the leading cause of injury in older people. Rehabilitation services can assist individuals to improve mobility and function after sustaining a fall-related injury. However, the ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351302
Description: INTRODUCTION: Fall-related injuries among older people is a significant public health issue. METHOD: To identify medical, general health and lifestyle factors associated with falls and multiple falls ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351390
Description: OBJECTIVE: To examine trends in mechanism and outcome of major traumatic injury in adults since the implementation of the New South Wales trauma monitoring program, and to identify factors associated ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351060
Description: AIM: To retrospectively evaluate the NSW Management Policy to Reduce Fall Injury Among Older People, 2003-2007. METHODS: The process evaluation was conducted by interviewing stakeholders regarding the ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351039
Description: Projections of the number, rate and cost of fall-related hospitalised injuries for individuals aged 65 years and older in New South Wales (NSW), Australia were estimated to 2051 for two scenarios: (1) ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351032
Description: This study aimed to establish comprehensive estimates of the cost of fall-related injury among older people in NSW. A health service utilisation approach was used to estimate the cost of hospital trea ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351324
Description: OBJECTIVES: To estimate the rate of unintentional drowning mortality and hospitalised morbidity using population-based, population-risk and person-time denominator data and to compare the estimates ob ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351796
Description: OBJECTIVES: To explore National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding for each National Health Priority Area (NHPA) over time and by grant type, and to quantify the relationship between ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351345
Description: Injury is a leading cause of disability and death in Australia and is recognised as a national health priority area. The foundation of successful injury prevention is injury surveillance, and national ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed