Alison Hutton

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INTRODUCTION World Youth Day (WYD) and its associated activities were held in Sydney, Australia from 15-20 July 2008. The aims of this research were to pilot the use of postcards at mass gatherings and to collect baseline data of how young people (age 16-25 years) identify factors that may affect their health and safety when attending mass gatherings. (More)
UNLABELLED Botox is the most widely used abbreviation for botulinum toxin type A (BtA). This drug has received wide coverage in the press and media for its cosmetic advantages, especially in the facial region. The clinician may be aware of the many courses becoming available and aimed at dentists to start using it in the cosmetic context. This paper intends(More)
AIM To describe the process adopted to identify, classify, and evaluate legacy of health care planning in the host city of Porto Alegre for the Football World Cup 2014. BACKGROUND There is an emerging interest in the need to demonstrate a sustainable health legacy from mass gatherings investments. Leaving a public health legacy for future host cities and(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the association between reported prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and screening positive for depression. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Four urban hospitals in Utah, USA. POPULATION Women delivering a term, singleton, live-born infant at one of four urban hospitals in Utah in the period 2005-2007. METHODS Women were enrolled(More)
It is well established that pediatric oncology is perceived as a setting that is personally and professionally demanding. Many sources acknowledge the development of conditions, such as burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization, as a result of being continuously subjected to highly stressful circumstances in a professional capacity. There are(More)
INTRODUCTION Celebrating the end of secondary schooling ("Schoolies Festival") is an established part of the school culture in Australia, with thousands of young students converging at beachside locations to celebrate this rite of passage. The aim of this study was to identify what young people believe is important to remain safe and healthy at this(More)
This paper discusses the need for consistency in mass-gathering data collection and biomedical reporting. Mass gatherings occur frequently throughout the world, and having an understanding of the complexities of mass gatherings is important to inform health services about the possible required health resources. Factors within the environmental, psychosocial(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to explore how an adolescent ward was used by the two main users, nurses and adolescents, on a purpose-built adolescent ward. BACKGROUND In Australia, caring for the adolescent is part of paediatric nursing and many Australian hospitals boast of 'adolescent-only facilities'. These wards are established on the(More)
This report is based on an interpretative study that explored the meaning of space to adolescents in the hospital environment. Through designing their own adolescent ward and discussing their designs in an interview, participants articulated their spatial needs in the ward environment. This paper addresses the private space issues of the adolescent patient(More)
AIM This paper is a report of a study of the use of ward space in a purpose-built adolescent ward and the influence of that space on both adolescent patients and nurses. BACKGROUND A separate ward environment gives adolescent patients opportunities to be with peers, have privacy and independence and be nursed away from younger children. The aim of(More)