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04 Nov 2017

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have opened opportunities in a range of human endeavours. In response to the speed of these developments there has been a burst of analysis and dialogue in New Zealand. The New Zealand Institute of Directors commissioned a white paper; the Ministry of...

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04 Nov 2017

Climate change will increasingly create severe risks for New Zealand’s coastal housing stock. Even a small amount of sea level rise will substantially exacerbate the costs of flooding and storm surges. Under the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) three mitigation scenarios,...

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01 Nov 2017

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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) surveillance reduces mortality in at-risk people living with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), but is difficult to achieve in practice. The objective of this study was to measure participation and adherence to liver cancer HCC...

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01 Nov 2017

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The objective of this article is to investigate patients’ attitudes to the use of chaperones for intimate physical examinations (IPEs) in a sample of Australian general practices.

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A cross-sectional survey of adult patients...

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01 Nov 2017

Green-building certification systems aim at improving the design and operation of buildings. However, few detailed studies have investigated whether a green rating leads to higher occupant satisfaction with indoor environmental quality (IEQ). This research builds on previous work to address this...

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01 Nov 2017

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Chest pain is a common presenting complaint in general practice. Serum troponin testing is an important clinical tool to help identify patients who present with suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS).

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01 Nov 2017

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General practitioners (GPs) are often the first health professional consulted in regard to eating disorders and their varied presentations. Given the prognostic significance of early detection of, and intervention for, such conditions, it is important that GPs...

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25 Oct 2017

The first decades of the new millennium have seen a dramatic increase in the level of net overseas migration to Australia. This has been accompanied by growing diversity in the origins of migrants away from the traditional source countries in Northern and Western Europe towards Asia. One result...

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25 Oct 2017

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Graduate students sometimes express consternation about whether the presence of their dissertation in an open access institutional repository (IR) will harm their chances of being able to publish the manuscript as a book. Several studies have addressed the question from...

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18 Oct 2017

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Objective: To explore children's awareness of sports betting advertising and how this advertising may influence children's attitudes, product knowledge and desire to try sports betting.

Methods: Semi-structured qualitative...

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18 Oct 2017

On the afternoon of July 29, 2017, members of the New South Wales Joint Counter Terrorism Team arrested four men. This was not unusual; counterterrorism raids have been common in Australia for over three years. Ever since former Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani’s September 2014...

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16 Oct 2017

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Objectives: To assess the incidence and multiplicity of keratinocyte cancers (basal cell carcinoma [BCC] and squamous cell carcinoma [SCC]) excised in Australia, and to examine variations by age, sex, state, and prior skin cancer history.

Design: Analysis of individual-...

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11 Oct 2017

Injury is one of the most common reasons why a child is hospitalised.

Information gained from injury surveillance activities provides an estimate of the injury burden, describes injury event circumstances, can be used to monitor injury trends over time, and is used to design and evaluate...

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11 Oct 2017

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An alarmingly high proportion of the Australian adult population does not meet national physical activity guidelines (57%). This is concerning because physical inactivity is a risk factor for several chronic diseases. In recent years, an increasing emphasis has been placed on...

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11 Oct 2017

Smoking is the leading contributor to the burden of disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and there is considerable potential for change.

Understanding the epidemic stage may provide insight into probable trends in smoking-attributable mortality, and inform...

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11 Oct 2017

This study estimates fatal and nonfatal disease burden among Indigenous Australians in 2011 and compares it with non-Indigenous Australians. The study found that there were 284 years lost per 1000 people because of premature death or living with ill health. Most of the disease burden was from...

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10 Oct 2017

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Background: Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI...

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06 Oct 2017

Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) emphasize developing effective cross-agency collaborations between workers involved in serious abuse investigations to foster improvements in agency outcomes, and to minimize distress, confusion and uncertainty for children and families. This study examined the...

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