Queensland

A retrospective review of telehealth services for children referred to a paediatric nephrologist.

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Aug 03, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine has emerged as an alternative mode of health care delivery over the last decade. To date, there is very limited published information in the field of telehealth and paediatric nephrology.

Can skin cancer prevention and early detection be improved via mobile phone text messaging? A randomised, attention control trial.

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Feb 14, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To test the impact of a theory-based, SMS (text message)-delivered behavioural intervention (Healthy Text) targeting sun protection or skin self-examination behaviours compared to attention control.

The check is in the mail: piloting a novel approach to Chlamydia trachomatis testing using self-collected, mailed specimen.

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May 21, 2009

OBJECTIVES: To develop, implement and evaluate the processes of a novel approach to chlamydia testing that is accessible, confidential, free of charge, easy to use, and allows for self-collection of specimens, their transportation by regular mail and the central management of results.

The Australian e-Health Research Centre: enabling the health care information and communication technology revolution.

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Mar 15, 2011

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and the Queensland Government have jointly established the Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) with the aim of developing innovative information and communication technologies (ICT) for a sustainable health care syst

Efficacy of a children's procedural preparation and distraction device on healing in acute burn wound care procedures: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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Jan 14, 2013

BACKGROUND: The intense pain and anxiety triggered by burns and their associated wound care procedures are well established in the literature. Non-pharmacological intervention is a critical component of total pain management protocols and is used as an adjunct to pharmacological analgesia.

Self-reported heart health behaviour patterns in a rural context.

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Mar 22, 2001

Does health behaviour change after people receive the results of screening tests? A cohort from rural central Queensland were contacted through telephone interview at 6-month intervals following heart risk screening.

A study of the use of hand-held devices in an emergency department.

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Dec 17, 2004

In a project conducted in 2002 and 2003, the use of hand-held computing devices was examined in a hospital emergency department in Western Australia. Personal digital assistants (PDAs) were used for the wireless development.

Challenges for implementing wireless hand-held technology in health care: views from selected Queensland nurses.

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Dec 26, 2005

Many health-care providers in Australia are exploring the use of wireless technology to improve service delivery. It appears that the solutions so far have been dictated by the hardware vendors and that the business case is yet to drive the implementations.

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