The development and implementation of alcohol policy: anthropological insights on translation from the global (the World Health Organization) to the local (Indigenous Australia)
Risk factors for Australian school-age children in socio-economically disadvantaged populations not passing ear and hearing screening
Influence of serum iron test results on the diagnosis of iron deficiency in children: a retrospective observational study
Although frailty, disability and multimorbidity often coexist and interact, they are distinct and separate concepts. Growing evidence suggests that each of these interrelated conditions is preventable and their associated complications manageable.
Understanding consumer perceptions of frailty screening to inform knowledge translation and health service improvements
Despite growing support for the clinical application of frailty, including regular frailty screening for older adults, little is known about how older adults perceive frailty screening. The purpose of this study was to examine older adults' perspectives on frailty screening to inform knowledge translation and...
Utilisation of general practice health assessments around an aged care assessment is associated with lower mortality risk in older Australians
Objective: (i) to describe the general practitioner utilisation of health assessments, management plans, coordination of team care arrangements and medication review item numbers within 6 months of an aged care eligibility assessment for home care packages (HCP) and (ii) investigate the impact of health assessments...
Feasibility and acceptability of commonly used screening instruments to identify frailty among community-dwelling older people: a mixed methods study
Frailty exposes older people to an elevated risk of a range of negative outcomes. Emerging evidence that frailty can be effectively treated within community settings has stimulated calls for more proactive screening within primary care. Assessing feasibility is a critical preliminary step in assessing the...