David W Firman

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Screening by whole-body clinical skin examination may improve early diagnosis of melanoma and reduce mortality, but objective scientific evidence of this is lacking. As part of a randomized controlled trial of population screening for melanoma in Queensland, Australia, the authors assessed the validity of self-reported history of whole-body skin examination(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish the prevalence and predictors of skin screening by general practitioners in regional Queensland. DESIGN Questionnaire administered to participants by professional interviewers via telephone. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Participants were 3100 adults aged > or = 30 years (66.9% overall response rate), selected from residents of 18(More)
Background This report provides an overview of data collected specifically in Queensland as part of a national study of diabetes prevalence and cardiovascular risk factors (The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study – AusDiab). Because Queensland Health was responsible for coordination and some staffing for the Queensland phase of the study, there(More)
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