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- D. Pourmarzi, A. Smirnov, L. Hall, G. Fitzgerald, T. Rahman
- Medicine, PsychologyAustralian journal of primary health
- 25 June 2020
Patients emphasised 'having more energy' when reporting improvements in their physical health following treatment and their desire to help other patients to receive treatment was connected to their experience of the services that they received and their perceived health outcomes.
Projecting Future Heat-Related Mortality under Climate Change Scenarios: A Systematic Review
- Cunrui Huang, A. Barnett, Xiaoming Wang, P. Vaneckova, G. Fitzgerald, S. Tong
- Environmental ScienceEnvironmental health perspectives
- 4 August 2011
Most projections showed that climate change would result in a substantial increase in heat-related mortality, and scenario-based projection research will meaningfully contribute to assessing and managing the potential impacts of climate change on heat- related mortality.
Impact of heatwave on mortality under different heatwave definitions: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Emergency department triage revisited
- G. Fitzgerald, G. Jelinek, Deborah A. Scott, M. Gerdtz
- BusinessEmergency Medicine Journal
- 1 December 2009
A critical review of the literature pertaining to emergency department triage is provided to inform the direction for future research and to develop and test an International Triage Scale (ITS) which is supported by an international collaborative approach towards a triage research agenda.
Disease prevention and control
The aim of this chapter is to outline the impact that chronic and communicable diseases have on the health of the community, the public health strategies that are used to reduce the burden of those diseases and the old and emerging risks to public health from infectious diseases.
Health Impacts of Floods
A structured approach to the classification of the health impacts of floods and a conceptual framework that demonstrates the relationships between floods and the direct and indirect health consequences are proposed.
Occupational injury risk among Australian paramedics: an analysis of national data
- B. Maguire, P. O'Meara, R. Brightwell, Barbara J O'Neill, G. Fitzgerald
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe Medical journal of Australia
- 1 May 2014
The occupational risks for Australian paramedics are identified by describing the rate of injuries and fatalities and comparing those rates with other reports.
Evaluating the effectiveness of heat warning systems: systematic review of epidemiological evidence
- G. Toloo, G. Fitzgerald, P. Aitken, K. Verrall, S. Tong
- MedicineInternational Journal of Public Health
- 7 April 2013
ObjectivesTo review the existing research on the effectiveness of heat warning systems (HWSs) in saving lives and reducing harm.MethodsA systematic search of major databases was conducted, using…
Predicting emergency department admissions
Valid ED prediction tools can be generated from access to de-identified historic data, which may be used to assist elective surgery scheduling and bed management.
Do biometeorological indices improve modeling outcomes of heat-related mortality?
- P. Vaneckova, G. Neville, V. Tippett, P. Aitken, G. Fitzgerald, S. Tong
- Environmental Science
- 29 June 2011
Various biometeorological indices and temperature measures have been used to assess heat-related health risks. Composite indices are expected to assess human comfort more accurately than do…