Allison Bauman

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p = 0.009), sepsis (χ 2 = 3.7; p = 0.06), renal impairment (χ 2 = 28.3; p = 0.0000001), relaparotomy (χ 2 = 4.1; p = 0.04), and death (χ 2 = 9.7; p = 0.002). This study demonstrated a significant clinical association between increased IAP and abnormal pHi. An abnormally low pHi was associated with poor outcome.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based arthritis education program conducted in a number of locations throughout the Sydney, Australia, metropolitan area. METHODS The program, based on earlier work, comprised 6 weekly sessions of 2.5 hours' duration. The study sample included 175 men and women with different types of arthritis,(More)
This study examines whether the established epidemiological relationship between cigarette-smoking exposure in pregnancy and adverse obstetric outcomes are confirmed in Australian data from the NSW Midwives Data Collection (MDC). These data were analysed to compare the obstetric complications and pregnancy outcomes between smoking and nonsmoking women(More)
The paper by Cerveri et al (Eur. J. Epidemiol 1987: 202-205) presents some of the problems with epidemiological approaches to the study of asthma. The study compares responses to a question about "wheeze" with both clinical and physiological diagnosis of asthma. The authors concluded that the "correspondence between diagnosis made by physicians from(More)
The psychological characteristics of 38 patients with extreme dental fear were compared with those of an age and sex matched control group chosen from the average population visiting the dental clinic. The results were assessed by means of the Kleinknecht Dental Anxiety test, the Brief Symptom Inventory and Spielberger Anxiety State questionnaires. The(More)
Objective: Compare the health related quality of life of intensive care patients with a community sample. Design: Self-completed questionnaire posted to a consecutive sample of 238 patients 16 months after discharge from an intensive care unit (ICU) and to a random community sample (n = 242). Setting: The Liverpool Hospital is the main referral and teaching(More)
Low birth weight (LBW) is a public health problem, because it is associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality. The principal aim of this study was to assess risk factors for LBW in a large multi-ethnic and socio-economically disadvantaged population. Data from 3242 mothers, who attended the Well Baby Clinic (Southwestern Sydney, Australia) for(More)
This study examined the obstetric profiles and pregnancy outcomes of immigrant women in New South Wales (NSW). The source of data was the NSW Midwives Data Collection. The characteristics of 64,922 immigrant women were compared with 189,357 Australian-born non-Aboriginal women who delivered babies between 1990-1992 in NSW. The study demonstrated that(More)
BACKGROUND There is evidence for considerable heterogeneity in the responsiveness to regular physical activity (PA) which might reflect the influence of genetic factors. The aim of this systematic review was to assess whether the response to a PA intervention for measures of body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness is (i) correlated within twin pairs(More)