Alene H. Harris

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OBJECTIVES To estimate the incidence and sequelae of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) in the Australian population, and to evaluate the costs and outcomes of a vaccination program using the vaccine PRP-OMP at two, four and 12 months. DESIGN The evaluation was based on a decision analytic model developed by Merck Sharp and Dohme (Australia) Pty(More)
Between 1984 and 1990, 257 cases of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) meningitis occurred in children under five years of age in Western Australia. We obtained information on possible sequelae in 131 cases (all non-Aboriginal) by medical record review and parental interview, and in a further 116 cases (60 non-Aboriginal, 56 Aboriginal) by medical record(More)
New classroom assessment technologies produce large amounts of data. However, providing useful information to instructors, who may not be familiar with coding or analytic methods, remains challenging. For the past several years, the VaNTH (Vanderbilt Northwestern Texas Harvard-MIT) Engineering Research Center for Bioengineering Educational Technologies has(More)
Road accident casualties are major consumers of health service resources in Australia, using inpatient care, accident and emergency treatment and other facilities. We analysed hospitalisations resulting from road accidents in Western Australia from 1968 to 1987 to examine trends in accident types, deaths and casualties. Data from the Western Australian(More)
The purpose of this study was to estimate the inpatient costs of road crashes in Western Australia, and to investigate factors relating to casualties and their injuries that affect the hospital costs resulting from road crashes. All road crash casualties who were injured severely enough to be hospitalised in Western Australia in 1988 were included. A(More)