Derek Brookes

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The World Health Organization/Food and Agricultural Organization Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis, Western Pacific Region, accredited since 1958, is part of Queensland Health Scientific Services, which provide tertiary level support in epidemiology, surveillance, training and diagnosis for hospitals and pathology laboratories(More)
Eighteen cases of culture positive melioidosis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, were seen in four geographically separate communities in North Queensland, Australia. The genetic inter-relatedness of the clinical isolates were compared utilising random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD) and multilocus enzyme electrophoresis (MEE). The isolates(More)
AIM To identify the clinical, radiological, and histopathological factors that resulted in a diagnostic open biopsy of mammographic screen-detected lesions diagnosed preoperatively as fibroadenomas by needle biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS BreastScreen WA data over 10 year period from 1 January 1999 to 31 December 2008 was reviewed. RESULTS Among the(More)
2. What is restorative justice/practice? 2.1 Why should ‘restorative approaches’ be limited to addressing harm? 2.2 Defining harm 2.3 The difference between harm and conflict/disputes 2.4 Practical differences between mediation and restorative justice/practice 2.5 Complex cases: where the blame is shared 2.6 Why confusing restorative justice/practice and(More)
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