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Understanding patient-perceived outcomes is crucial for assessing the effectiveness and acceptability of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment. This study aimed to explore patient-perceived outcomes ofExpand
Emergency department triage revisited
Triage is a process that is critical to the effective management of modern emergency departments. Triage systems aim, not only to ensure clinical justice for the patient, but also to provide anExpand
Constraints and barriers to public health adaptation to climate change: a review of the literature.
Public health adaptation to climate change is an important issue and inevitably is needed to address the adverse health impacts of climate change over the next few decades. This paper provides anExpand
Projecting Future Heat-Related Mortality under Climate Change Scenarios: A Systematic Review
Background: Heat-related mortality is a matter of great public health concern, especially in the light of climate change. Although many studies have found associations between high temperatures andExpand
Impact of heatwave on mortality under different heatwave definitions: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Heatwave effects on human health and wellbeing is a great public health concern, especially in the context of climate change. However, no universally consistent heatwave definition is available. AExpand
Disease prevention and control
Globally, the main contributors to morbidity and mortality are chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Chronic diseases are costly and partially avoidable, with around sixtyExpand
Health Impacts of Floods
Abstract Introduction: Floods are the most common hazard to cause disasters and have led to extensive morbidity and mortality throughout the world. The impact of floods on the human community isExpand
Evaluating the effectiveness of heat warning systems: systematic review of epidemiological evidence
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, usingExpand
Do biometeorological indices improve modeling outcomes of heat-related mortality?
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 doExpand
Occupational injury risk among Australian paramedics: an analysis of national data
Objective: To identify the occupational risks for Australian paramedics, by describing the rate of injuries and fatalities and comparing those rates with other reports.